Christopher B Forrest

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Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of Anti-TNFα for Crohn Disease: Research in a Pediatric Learning Health System
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, andLeonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and
    Pediatrics 134:37-44. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint PEDSnet: How A Prototype Pediatric Learning Health System Is Being Expanded Into A National Network
    Christopher B Forrest
    Christopher B Forrest is a professor of pediatrics at the Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania as well as principal investigator for the PEDSnet learning health system, all in Philadelphia
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1171-7. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of the PROMIS ® pediatric global health (PGH-7) measure
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Ctr Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:1221-31. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint A living systems perspective on health
    Christopher B Forrest
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA University of Pennsylvania, Department of Health Care Management, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 82:209-14. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Improving adherence to otitis media guidelines with clinical decision support and physician feedback
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1071-81. 2013
  6. pmc Health and school outcomes during children's transition into adolescence
    Christopher B Forrest
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:186-94. 2013
  7. pmc Reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile (CHIP) Child-Edition, Parent Report Form (CHIP-CE/PRF)
    Maria Dolors Estrada
    Agència d Avaluació de Tecnologia i Recerca Mèdiques, Roc Boronat 81 95, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:78. 2010
  8. pmc Early identification of young children at risk for poor academic achievement: preliminary development of a parent-report prediction tool
    Susmita Pati
    Division of Primary Care Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Stony Brook Long Island Children s Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:197. 2011
  9. pmc Routine care provided by specialists to children and adolescents in the United States (2002-2006)
    Jose M Valderas
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:221. 2009
  10. pmc Specialty referral completion among primary care patients: results from the ASPN Referral Study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:361-7. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of Anti-TNFα for Crohn Disease: Research in a Pediatric Learning Health System
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, andLeonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and
    Pediatrics 134:37-44. 2014
    ..To test the feasibility and validity of using ICN data for clinical research, we evaluated the effectiveness of anti-tumor necrosis factor-α (anti-TNFα) agents in the management of pediatric Crohn disease (CD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint PEDSnet: How A Prototype Pediatric Learning Health System Is Being Expanded Into A National Network
    Christopher B Forrest
    Christopher B Forrest is a professor of pediatrics at the Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania as well as principal investigator for the PEDSnet learning health system, all in Philadelphia
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1171-7. 2014
    ..This prototype is being scaled up to create PEDSnet, a national network that will support the efficient conduct of clinical trials, observational research, and quality improvement across diseases, specialties, and institutions. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of the PROMIS ® pediatric global health (PGH-7) measure
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Ctr Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:1221-31. 2014
    ..To develop a practical, efficient, and reliable pediatric global health (PGH) measure that would be useful for clinical, quality improvement, and research applications...
  4. ncbi request reprint A living systems perspective on health
    Christopher B Forrest
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA University of Pennsylvania, Department of Health Care Management, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 82:209-14. 2014
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Improving adherence to otitis media guidelines with clinical decision support and physician feedback
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1071-81. 2013
    ..To assess the effects of electronic health record-based clinical decision support (CDS) and physician performance feedback on adherence to guidelines for acute otitis media (AOM) and otitis media with effusion (OME)...
  6. pmc Health and school outcomes during children's transition into adolescence
    Christopher B Forrest
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:186-94. 2013
    ..This study examined the associations between health (measured as well-being, functioning, symptoms, and chronic conditions) and school outcomes among children aged 9-13 years in 4th-8th grades...
  7. pmc Reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile (CHIP) Child-Edition, Parent Report Form (CHIP-CE/PRF)
    Maria Dolors Estrada
    Agència d Avaluació de Tecnologia i Recerca Mèdiques, Roc Boronat 81 95, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:78. 2010
    ..S. version...
  8. pmc Early identification of young children at risk for poor academic achievement: preliminary development of a parent-report prediction tool
    Susmita Pati
    Division of Primary Care Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Stony Brook Long Island Children s Hospital, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:197. 2011
    ..Early school success is clearly related to later health. A prediction index that uses parent report to assess children's risk for poor academic achievement could potentially direct targeted service delivery to improve child outcomes...
  9. pmc Routine care provided by specialists to children and adolescents in the United States (2002-2006)
    Jose M Valderas
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:221. 2009
    ..Our objective was to quantify and characterize routine and co-managed pediatric healthcare as provided by specialists in community settings...
  10. pmc Specialty referral completion among primary care patients: results from the ASPN Referral Study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:361-7. 2007
    ..This study describes referral completion from the perspectives of patients and primary care physicians and identifies predictors of adherence to the referral recommendation...
  11. pmc School outcomes of children with special health care needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 128:303-12. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between having a special health care need and school outcomes measured as attendance, student engagement, behavioral threats to achievement, and academic achievement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medication, diagnostic, and cost information as predictors of high-risk patients in need of care management
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, ABR 1335, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:41-8. 2009
    ..To contrast the advantages and limitations of using medication, diagnostic, and cost data to prospectively identify candidates for care management programs...
  13. doi request reprint A typology of specialists' clinical roles
    Christopher B Forrest
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1062-8. 2009
    ..The report concludes with a discussion on the implications of the typology for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the primary-specialty care interface...
  14. pmc Health services research doctoral core competencies
    Christopher B Forrest
    General Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:107. 2009
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  15. pmc Bullying of extremely low birth weight children: associated risk factors during adolescence
    Grace Yau
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 6010, USA
    Early Hum Dev 89:333-8. 2013
    ..Preterm children have many risk factors which may increase their susceptibility to being bullied...
  16. pmc Conceptual and methodological advances in child-reported outcomes measurement
    Katherine B Bevans
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, PA, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:385-96. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Factors promoting or potentially impeding school success: disparities and state variations for children with special health care needs
    Christina Bethell
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 707 SW Gaines Avenue, CDRC P, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:S35-43. 2012
    ..Findings support broad, non-condition specific efforts to promote school success for CSHCN and consideration of state school policies, such as case management...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of the Healthy Pathways Parent-Report Scales
    Katherine B Bevans
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1755-70. 2012
    ..To describe the development of the Healthy Pathways Parent-Report Scales, measures of health, illness, well-being, and achievement among youth in middle childhood and adolescence...
  19. pmc Qualitative development of the PROMIS(R) pediatric stress response item banks
    Katherine B Bevans
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:173-91. 2013
    ..To describe the qualitative development of the Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) Pediatric Stress Response item banks...
  20. pmc Development of the healthy pathways child-report scales
    Katherine B Bevans
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1195-214. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to revise the CHIP by combining the two editions to create the Healthy Pathways Child-Report Scales...
  21. pmc Electronic medical record use in pediatric primary care
    Alexander G Fiks
    The Pediatric Research Consortium PeRC, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:38-44. 2011
    ..To characterize patterns of electronic medical record (EMR) use at pediatric primary care acute visits...
  22. pmc Self-reported adolescent health status of extremely low birth weight children born 1992-1995
    Maureen Hack
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 130:46-53. 2012
    ..To compare the self-reported health of extremely low birth weight (ELBW, <1 kg) adolescents with that of normal birth weight (NBW) controls and the children's assessments of their general health at ages 8 versus 14 years...
  23. doi request reprint Continuity of public insurance coverage: a systematic review of the literature
    James P Guevara
    1Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 71:115-37. 2014
    ..These results suggest that a number of measures of continuity of coverage exist, but few measures have assessed impact on outcomes. ..
  24. pmc Self-perceived health, functioning and well-being of very low birth weight infants at age 20 years
    Maureen Hack
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr 151:635-41, 641.e1-2. 2007
    ..To examine the self-perceived health of very low birth weight (VLBW; <1.5 kg) infants during young adulthood...
  25. pmc Performance measures of the specialty referral process: a systematic review of the literature
    James P Guevara
    Center to Bridge Research, Practice, and Policy, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:168. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature to identify published measures that assess specialty referrals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Concept Analysis of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS(®)) and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Carole A Tucker
    College of Health Professions and Social Work, Temple University, 3307 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:1677-86. 2014
    ..The purpose of this report is to compare and contrast PROMIS and ICF conceptual frameworks to support mapping of PROMIS instruments to the ICF classification system ...
  27. pmc Correlates of behavioral care management strategies used by primary care pediatric providers
    James P Guevara
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:160-6. 2007
    ..To identify correlates of behavioral management strategies and to test whether children with more severe behavioral problems have care transferred to mental health specialists...
  28. doi request reprint Research priorities for developmental-behavioral pediatrics: a DBPNet consensus study
    Nathan J Blum
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3550 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:509-16. 2012
    ..To achieve consensus regarding important clinical, translational, and health services research questions for the field of developmental-behavioral pediatrics (DBP)...
  29. pmc Children's eating behavior: the importance of nutrition standards for foods in schools
    Katherine B Bevans
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sch Health 81:424-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the contributions of food offerings and participation in school lunch programs on children's overall (both in- and out-of-school) eating behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint PEDSnet: a National Pediatric Learning Health System
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:602-6. 2014
    ....
  31. doi request reprint A family psychosocial risk questionnaire for use in pediatric practice
    Susmita Pati
    Department of Pediatrics, Stony Brook Long Island Children s Hospital, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1990-2006. 2013
    ..With further validation, this questionnaire could conceivably be used by clinicians to tailor pediatric preventive care to children at varying levels of risk...
  32. pmc Adoption of liquid-based cervical cancer screening tests by family physicians and gynecologists
    Karen M Rappaport
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:927-47. 2004
    ..To examine reasons for the adoption of liquid-based cervical cancer screening tests...
  33. ncbi request reprint Modernizing pediatric primary care to better manage children's behavioral health
    James P Guevara
    Curr Opin Pediatr 18:639-40. 2006
  34. pmc Managed care, primary care, and the patient-practitioner relationship
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:270-7. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' referral decisions: results from the ASPN referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:215-22. 2002
    ..To examine family physicians' referral decisions, which we conceptualized as having 2 phases: whether to refer followed by to whom to refer...
  36. ncbi request reprint The mismatch between urban women's preferences for and experiences with primary care
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Division of Cancer Prevention, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:191-203. 2002
    ..Differences in primary care attainment are not solely a matter of personal preferences; rather, they appear to be more strongly related to barriers to obtaining care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Variability in physician referral decisions
    Barbara Starfield
    School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:473-80. 2002
    ....
  38. pmc Adherence of low-income women to cancer screening recommendations
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:144-54. 2002
    ..African-American and low-income women have lower rates of cancer screening and higher rates of late-stage disease than do their counterparts...
  39. pmc Vulnerability and the patient-practitioner relationship: the roles of gatekeeping and primary care performance
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:138-44. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Managed health plan effects on the specialty referral process: results from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:242-53. 2003
    ..This study examines the influence of gatekeeping arrangements and capitated primary care physician (PCP) payment on the specialty referral process in primary care settings...
  41. pmc Primary care attributes and care for depression among low-income African American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1328-34. 2003
    ..We examined the association between attributes of primary care providers and care for depression, from a patients' perspective, among a sample of predominantly low-income African American women...
  42. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of patient, physician, and health care system characteristics on primary care physicians' (PCPs') specialty referral decision making...
  43. pmc Beyond the examination room: primary care performance and the patient-physician relationship for low-income women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:66-74. 2002
    ..To assess whether primary care performance of low-income women's primary care delivery sites is associated with the strength of their relationships with their physicians...
  44. pmc Comparison of specialty referral rates in the United Kingdom and the United States: retrospective cohort analysis
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 325:370-1. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Does community-governed nonprofit primary care improve access to services? Cross-sectional survey of practice characteristics
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Int J Health Serv 35:465-78. 2005
    ..The findings support the shift to nonprofit community governance occurring in New Zealand and elsewhere...
  46. ncbi request reprint The Parent Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:210-20. 2004
    ....
  47. pmc Comorbidity: implications for the importance of primary care in 'case' management
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:8-14. 2003
    ..Although comorbidity is very common in the population, little is known about the types of health service that are used by people with comorbid conditions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Counting child health care professionals: will the United States ever have a coherent workforce policy for children's health care?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:13-4. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Childhood behavioral functioning and general pediatrics
    Christopher B Forrest
    Curr Opin Pediatr 15:621-3. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Which enrollees bypass their gatekeepers in a point-of-service plan?
    Barbara L Braun
    Health Research Center, Park Nicollet Institute, St Louis Park, Minnesota 55416, USA
    Med Care 41:836-41. 2003
    ..The main objective of this study was to contrast patients who self-referred with those referred by their primary care physician...
  51. pmc Primary care in the United States: primary care gatekeeping and referrals: effective filter or failed experiment?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 326:692-5. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Referral of children to specialists in the United States and the United kingdom
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:279-85. 2003
    ..To compare the rates and patterns of children's specialty referrals in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparing apples with apples in clinical populations: applications of the adjusted Clinical Group System in British Columbia
    Robert J Reid
    Department of Healthcare and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Healthc Manage Forum 15:11-6. 2002
    ..The article describes how adjusted clinical groups are being applied to adjust capitation payments for physician groups in British Columbia's Primary Care Demonstration Project and profiles of physician practice activity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis-pediatric surgeons versus general surgeons
    Scott A Shipman
    Pediatrics 109:988-9. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
    ..There is increasing recognition of the importance of obtaining children's reports of their health, but significant challenges must be overcome to do so in a systematic, population-based manner...
  56. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's healthcare use: the value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:232-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between healthcare use and children's healthcare needs as assessed from the perspectives of children themselves, parents, and healthcare practitioners...
  57. ncbi request reprint Assessment of children's health-related quality of life in the United States with a multidimensional index
    Alan E Simon
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e118-26. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Predictors of voluntary disenrollment from Medicare managed care
    Judy H Ng
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
    Med Care 45:513-20. 2007
    ..However, total selection bias depends not only on who enrolls, but also on who disenrolls. Few studies examine selectivity in disenrollment; it is unclear how those who leave plans differ from those who remain...
  59. pmc Diagnostic scope of and exposure to primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States: cross sectional analysis of results from three national surveys
    Andrew B Bindman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMJ 334:1261. 2007
    ..To compare mix of patients, scope of practice, and duration of visit in primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States...
  60. ncbi request reprint Immunization disparities in older Americans: determinants and future research needs
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:150-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the contribution that patient, physician, health system, and area-level characteristics make to these racial disparities in immunization...
  61. ncbi request reprint Perceived health status and use of healthcare services among children and adolescents
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research CAHTA, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:405-14. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Strengthening primary care to bolster the health care safety net
    Christopher B Forrest
    JAMA 295:1062-4. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Disparities despite coverage: gaps in colorectal cancer screening among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2129-35. 2005
    ..Despite its effectiveness in reducing mortality, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are low, especially among low-income and minority groups; however, physician recommendation can increase screening rates...
  64. ncbi request reprint Health center trends, 1994-2001: what do they portend for the federal growth initiative?
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:465-72. 2005
    ..There were no disparities in visit-based preventive services delivery by race/ethnicity or insurance status. Continued growth under the initiative is likely to help reduce health disparities and improve care for the underserved...
  65. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for case mix and social class in examining variation in home visits between practices
    Caoimhe O Sullivan
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, UK
    Fam Pract 21:355-63. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether adjusting for clinical case mix and social class explains more of the variation in home visits between general practices than adjusting for age and sex alone...
  66. ncbi request reprint Specialty referrals made during telephone conversations with parents: a study from the pediatric research in office settings network
    Gordon B Glade
    Pediatric Research in Office Settings PROS, Center for Child Health Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:93-8. 2002
    ....

Research Grants5

  1. Health and School Performance Among Youth Ages 9-13
    Christopher Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our long-term goal for this research is to follow youth into high school and beyond to more fully characterize the evolution of health from childhood to adulthood. ..
  2. Health and School Performance Among Youth Ages 9-13
    Christopher Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our long-term goal for this research is to follow youth into high school and beyond to more fully characterize the evolution of health from childhood to adulthood. ..
  3. Improving Otitis Media Care with EHR-based Clinical Decision Support and Feedback
    Christopher Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Because OM is such a common disorder in children, the widespread adoption of the results from this project has the potential for affecting lives of millions of children. : ..
  4. Health and School Performance Among Youth Ages 9-13
    Christopher Forrest; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our long-term goal for this research is to follow youth into high school and beyond to more fully characterize the evolution of health from childhood to adulthood. ..