Joan R Bloom
Affiliation: University of California
- Quality of life of Latina and Euro-American women with ductal carcinoma in situJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 22:1008-16. 2013..Although these quality of life (QOL) concerns have been studied in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), Latina women have been understudied...
- Quality of life of younger breast cancer survivors: persistence of problems and sense of well-beingJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Psychooncology 21:655-65. 2012..We predicted that QOL in the physical and social domains would be poorer, but improvements would be found in the psychological domain...
- Addressing the needs of young breast cancer survivors at the 5 year milestone: can a short-term, low intensity intervention produce change?Joan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94729 7360, USA
J Cancer Surviv 2:190-204. 2008..5 million survivors. The largest group of survivors are those of breast cancer. Reductions in mortality are occurring at a greater rate for women under age 50 at diagnosis than among older women...
- Effects of a telephone counseling intervention on sisters of young women with breast cancerJoan R Bloom
University of California, 409 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Prev Med 43:379-84. 2006..An intervention to provide objective risk information, reduce worries, and promote screening and healthy behaviors was developed...
- Capitation of public mental health services in Colorado: a five-year follow-up of system-level effectsJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychiatr Serv 62:179-85. 2011..This study examined the five-year effects of capitated financing in community mental health centers (CMHCs) by comparing not-for-profit with for-profit programs...
- Improving the health and well-being of cancer survivors: past as prologueJoan R Bloom
Divisionof Health Policy and Management, 247 E University Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Psychooncology 17:525-32. 2008..The challenge of our time is to translate what we already know into programs to improve quality of life and to focus research toward increasing our understanding the mechanisms...
- Multi-dimensional quality of life among long-term (5+ years) adult cancer survivorsJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 16:691-706. 2007..Review of findings may assist researchers and clinicians wishing to enhance the QOL of the long-term survivor population by identifying the most pressing and widely experienced concerns and by providing directions for future research...
- Family history, perceived risk, and prostate cancer screening among African American menJoan R Bloom
University of California, School of Public Health, 409 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2167-73. 2006....
- Social networks and their relationship to mental health service use and expenditures among Medicaid beneficiariesSoo Hyang Kang
Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:689-95. 2007..This study examined the relationship between social networks and mental health services utilization and expenditures...
- Then and now: quality of life of young breast cancer survivorsJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 13:147-60. 2004..Women under age 50, a quarter of all cases of breast cancer, are especially vulnerable to physical and psychosocial late effects of their treatment due to having more aggressive treatment and their relative youth...
- Breast cancer screening in women surviving Hodgkin diseaseJoan R Bloom
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Am J Clin Oncol 29:258-66. 2006..To inform female Hodgkin disease (HD) survivors, younger than 35 at diagnosis, of their increased risk for breast cancer and encourage them to seek breast cancer screening...
- The impact of capitated financing on psychiatric emergency servicesRalph A Catalano
School of Public Health, University of California, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA rayc berkeley edu
Psychiatr Serv 56:685-90. 2005..This study examined the impact of capitation on hospital emergency department visits, a widely cited indicator of the effectiveness of the other components of the system...
- Use of antipsychotic medications in treating schizophrenia among different financing and delivery systemsJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, Uuniversity of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:163-71. 2003..Pharmaceuticals were not included in the capitation rate. However, antipsychotic medications were included in the formularies for consumers who received their medical care through a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)...
- Capitation and racial and ethnic differences in use and cost of public mental health servicesLonnie R Snowden
School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7400, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 34:456-64. 2007..Differential rejection by, or exclusion of, African American and Latino consumers did not appear to occur in response to capitation...
- Post-treatment regret among young breast cancer survivorsSara Fernandes-Taylor
Health Services and Policy Analysis Program, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Psychooncology 20:506-16. 2011..The study addresses: (1) what women regret about their breast cancer treatment 5 years later, and (2) what characteristics of disease and treatment predict post-treatment regret...
- Contextual factors affecting job satisfaction and organizational commitment in community mental health centers undergoing system changes in the financing of careAnne Morris
Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
Ment Health Serv Res 4:71-83. 2002..These findings are discussed in terms of their implications for research and intervention in mental health service settings...
- Mental health costs and access under alternative capitation systems in ColoradoJoan R Bloom
School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
Health Serv Res 37:315-40. 2002..f.s.)...
- Organizational and individual factors affecting consumer outcomes of care in mental health servicesAnne Morris
Department of Medicine, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 270, MC 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 34:243-53. 2007..Being older, female, an ethnic minority, and having a diagnosis of schizophrenia all predicted poorer outcomes among consumers. These findings are discussed in terms of their implications for policy and future research...
- Mammographic screening in women at increased risk of breast cancer after treatment of Hodgkin's diseaseAva Kwong
Department of Radiology, Standford Unviersity School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Breast J 14:39-48. 2008..However, early mammographic screening facilitated diagnosis of in situ and early invasive cancer in 3.5% of our subjects...
- Evaluating health care programs by combining cost with quality of life measures: a case study comparing capitation and fee for serviceRichard Grieve
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E7HT, UK
Health Serv Res 43:1204-22. 2008..To demonstrate cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) for evaluating different reimbursement models...
- Medication treatment patterns for adults with schizophrenia in Medicaid managed care in ColoradoNeal T Wallace
Division of Public Administration of the Mark O Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, Oregon 97207 0751, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:1402-8. 2005..These patterns were compared with patterns of psychosocial treatment and a measure of symptom change...
- Variation in outpatient mental health service utilization under capitationAnn F Chou
Health Services and Research Development, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, and Indiana University Purdue University, 801 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:3-14. 2005..Community mental health centers (CMHCs), the primary providers of comprehensive mental health services to Medicaid recipients in Colorado, had to search for innovative ways to provide cost-effective services...
- Depression experienced by young women newly diagnosed with breast cancerEvaon C Wong-Kim
Department of Social Work, College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, California State University, Hayward, CA 94542 3048, USA
Psychooncology 14:564-73. 2005..Early intervention may prevent these biopsychosocial symptoms progressing to major depression and, thus, enhance the quality of life...
- Two-year outcomes of fee-for-service and capitated medicaid programs for people with severe mental illnessBrian J Cuffel
United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
Health Serv Res 37:341-59. 2002..To examine the effects of two models of capitation on the clinical outcomes of Medicaid beneficiaries in the state of Colorado...
- Surviving and thriving?Joan R Bloom
Psychooncology 11:89-92. 2002
- Body image and sexual problems in young women with breast cancerPat Fobair
Stanford University, USA
Psychooncology 15:579-94. 2006..The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of body image and sexual problems in the first months after treatment among women diagnosed with breast cancer at age 50 or younger...
- YOUNG BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS--POPULATION BASED COHORTJoan Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2001..Because the two samples for the proposed study are population-based, they are representative not only of younger breast cancer survivors, but also the multi-ethnic population of this region of the country. ..
- Exercise for Bone Health: Young Breast Cancer SurvivorsJoan Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2009..Program dissemination will be facilitated by the stable nationwide infrastructure of community-based Y facilities. ..