Charles E Begley

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The economic cost of epilepsy: a review of the literature
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 43:3-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Health reform and primary care capacity: evidence from Houston/Harris County, Texas
    Charles Begley
    Management, Policy, and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, Texas, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:386-97. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, health care use, and outcomes: persistence of disparities over time
    Charles Begley
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy, and Community Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epilepsia 52:957-64. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and self-management in epilepsy: comparison of diverse clinical populations in Houston, Texas
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:232-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Who uses hospital emergency rooms?: evidence from Houston/Harris County Texas
    Charles E Begley
    Management, Policy, and Community Health, UT School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:606-16. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Sociodemographic disparities in epilepsy care: Results from the Houston/New York City health care use and outcomes study
    Charles E Begley
    The University of Texas, School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy, and Community Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1040-50. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Integrating behavioral health and primary care: the Harris County Community Behavioral Health Program
    Charles E Begley
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:356-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-country measures for monitoring epilepsy care
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 48:990-1001. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency room use and access to primary care: evidence from Houston, Texas
    Charles E Begley
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, TX 77225, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:610-24. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Ambulance diversion as a proxy for emergency department crowding: the effect on pediatric mortality in a metropolitan area
    Rohit P Shenoi
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:116-23. 2009

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The economic cost of epilepsy: a review of the literature
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 43:3-9. 2002
    ..General patterns across patients with different types of conditions are reported. Gaps in the literature are identified and future research needs are assessed...
  2. doi request reprint Health reform and primary care capacity: evidence from Houston/Harris County, Texas
    Charles Begley
    Management, Policy, and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, Texas, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:386-97. 2012
    ..Demand for primary care by this population is projected to increase by 30% under health reform leading to a drop in demand met by safety-net providers to less than 25%...
  3. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, health care use, and outcomes: persistence of disparities over time
    Charles Begley
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy, and Community Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epilepsia 52:957-64. 2011
    ..To determine the persistence of disparities in health care use and outcomes in socioeconomically diverse populations of epilepsy patients...
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and self-management in epilepsy: comparison of diverse clinical populations in Houston, Texas
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:232-8. 2010
    ..05). These findings provide little support for SES-related disparities in self-management and suggest that the focus of strategies to improve self-management may be similar across diverse populations...
  5. doi request reprint Who uses hospital emergency rooms?: evidence from Houston/Harris County Texas
    Charles E Begley
    Management, Policy, and Community Health, UT School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:606-16. 2010
    ..The findings provide support for ER diversion strategies that focus on providing high quality primary care and urgent care center alternatives to the ER, particularly in the Black/ Non-Hispanic community...
  6. doi request reprint Sociodemographic disparities in epilepsy care: Results from the Houston/New York City health care use and outcomes study
    Charles E Begley
    The University of Texas, School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy, and Community Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epilepsia 50:1040-50. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Integrating behavioral health and primary care: the Harris County Community Behavioral Health Program
    Charles E Begley
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:356-8. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-country measures for monitoring epilepsy care
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas 77030, USA
    Epilepsia 48:990-1001. 2007
    ..The goal is to provide planners and policymakers with tools to analyze the impact of healthcare services and systems and evaluate efforts to improve performance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergency room use and access to primary care: evidence from Houston, Texas
    Charles E Begley
    Division of Management, Policy and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, TX 77225, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:610-24. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the combination of this indicator with other measures of access could be used to monitor and evaluate local initiatives designed to expand care and coverage to the medically underserved...
  10. doi request reprint Ambulance diversion as a proxy for emergency department crowding: the effect on pediatric mortality in a metropolitan area
    Rohit P Shenoi
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:116-23. 2009
    ..The objective was to determine the prevalence of emergency department (ED) ambulance diversion among Houston pediatric hospitals and its association with mortality of pediatric patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint ILAE Commission on the Burden of Epilepsy, Subcommission on the Economic Burden of Epilepsy: Final report 1998-2001
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston, Houston, USA
    Epilepsia 43:668-73. 2002
  12. doi request reprint Concordance of survey and billing data in a study of outpatient healthcare cost and utilization among epilepsy patients
    David R Lairson
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Epilepsy Res 87:59-69. 2009
    ..The results suggest that correlates of cost and cost estimates derived from survey data may yield similar findings to cost estimates from billing data for policy related studies of epilepsy patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expanding the scope of health reform: application in the United States
    Charles E Begley
    The University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, 77225, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1213-29. 2002
    ..Differences in the two views are illustrated by describing state reforms in the US using the market-minimizing/maximizing framework and evaluating the reforms based on the health-related framework...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevention of herpes simplex virus eye disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    David R Lairson
    Department of Management and Policy Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:108-12. 2003
    ..To estimate the cost of treating herpes simplex virus (HSV) eye disease, and to evaluate the incremental cost-effectiveness of chronic suppressive antiviral prophylaxis for reducing ocular HSV recurrences...
  15. pmc Temporal and geographic variation in the use of hematopoietic growth factors in older women receiving breast cancer chemotherapy: findings from a large population-based cohort
    Xianglin L Du
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr, Room RAS E631, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8620-8. 2005
    ..We performed descriptive and exploratory analyses on the patterns and correlates of the use of hematopoietic growth factors in community-dwelling elderly patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluating outcomes of HIV prevention programs: lessons learned from Houston, Texas
    Charles E Begley
    The University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, 77030, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:432-43. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Emergency department diversion and trauma mortality: evidence from houston, Texas
    Charles E Begley
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 57:1260-5. 2004
    ..This study examined the relation between trauma death rates and hospital diversion in the Houston emergency medical service area...
  18. doi request reprint Medical emergency department utilization patterns among uninsured patients with psychiatric disorders
    Jacques Baillargeon
    Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:808-11. 2008
    ..This study examined medical emergency department utilization for patterns among uninsured patients with psychiatric disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of epilepsy treatment: a review of the literature
    Dominic C Heaney
    Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, England
    Epilepsia 43:10-6. 2002
    ..Health outcome measures are defined and data sources described. Methods for assessing the direct and indirect costs, and/or cost savings, with a treatment's use, are explored. Directions for future research are identified and discussed...