Sarah J Clark

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Perspectives of allergists/immunologists on the 2009-2010 H1N1 vaccination effort
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Asthma 49:184-9. 2012
  2. doi Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S466-71. 2009
  3. doi Physician perspectives regarding annual influenza vaccination among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:294-9. 2008
  4. doi Sources and perceived credibility of vaccine-safety information for parents
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 127:S107-12. 2011
  5. doi Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1319-24. 2008
  6. doi Using Medicaid claims to identify children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:196-203. 2012
  7. doi Variation in provider vaccine purchase prices and payer reimbursement
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1325-31. 2008
  8. doi Effect of interhospital transfer on resource utilization and outcomes at a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Crit Care 24:379-86. 2009
  9. pmc To cut or not to cut: physicians' perspectives on referring adolescents for bariatric surgery
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obes Surg 20:937-42. 2010
  10. doi Identifying children with chronic conditions for influenza vaccination using a statewide immunization registry: initial experiences of primary care providers
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:204-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. doi Perspectives of allergists/immunologists on the 2009-2010 H1N1 vaccination effort
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Asthma 49:184-9. 2012
    ..Allergists/immunologists (allergists) are a provider group that could vaccinate persons with asthma and other high-risk conditions. Their level of participation in and experiences with the 2009-2010 H1N1 vaccination campaign are unknown...
  2. doi Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S466-71. 2009
    ..Whether these sentiments are widely held among immunization providers is unknown...
  3. doi Physician perspectives regarding annual influenza vaccination among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:294-9. 2008
    ..This study aims to explore perspectives of primary care physicians regarding influenza vaccination practices for children with persistent versus intermittent asthma...
  4. doi Sources and perceived credibility of vaccine-safety information for parents
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 127:S107-12. 2011
    ..The spectrum runs from traditional sources such as public health officials and physicians to nontraditional sources, such as celebrities...
  5. doi Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1319-24. 2008
    ..Whether these sentiments are widely held among immunization providers is unknown...
  6. doi Using Medicaid claims to identify children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:196-203. 2012
    ..We wished to understand the degree to which alternative asthma case definitions applied to administrative data influence the accuracy of cases identified in an immunization information system...
  7. doi Variation in provider vaccine purchase prices and payer reimbursement
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1325-31. 2008
    ..Amid reports of physicians losing money on vaccines, there are limited supporting data to show how much private practices are paying for vaccines and how much they are being reimbursed by third-party payers...
  8. doi Effect of interhospital transfer on resource utilization and outcomes at a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Crit Care 24:379-86. 2009
    ..The study aimed to examine the effect of interhospital transfer on resource utilization and clinical outcomes at a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) among patients with sepsis or respiratory failure...
  9. pmc To cut or not to cut: physicians' perspectives on referring adolescents for bariatric surgery
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obes Surg 20:937-42. 2010
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess primary care physicians' opinions regarding referral of obese adolescents for bariatric surgery...
  10. doi Identifying children with chronic conditions for influenza vaccination using a statewide immunization registry: initial experiences of primary care providers
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:204-8. 2012
    ....
  11. doi Involvement of endocrinologists in the 2009 to 2010 H1N1 vaccination effort
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:464-71. 2012
    ..To assess the level of participation of endocrinologists in the United States in the 2009 to 2010 H1N1 vaccination campaign and explore their perspectives on H1N1 vaccination...
  12. doi Parents' experiences with and preferences for immunization reminder/recall technologies
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1100-5. 2011
    ..To describe parents' experiences and preferences regarding the use of different communication modes for immunization reminder/recall messages...
  13. doi Do outcomes vary according to the source of admission to the pediatric intensive care unit?
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:20-5. 2008
    ..To examine associations between mortality, length of stay, and the sources of admission to tertiary pediatric intensive care...
  14. doi Interhospital transfer of critically ill and injured children: an evaluation of transfer patterns, resource utilization, and clinical outcomes
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:164-70. 2009
    ..To describe patterns of transfer, resource utilization, and clinical outcomes associated with interhospital transfer of critically ill and injured children...
  15. pmc Fathers' depression related to positive and negative parenting behaviors with 1-year-old children
    R Neal Davis
    Child Health and Evaluation Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 127:612-8. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between depression in fathers of 1-year-old children and specific positive and negative parenting behaviors discussed by pediatric providers at well-child visits...
  16. ncbi New combined tetanus-diptheria-acellular pertussis vaccines for adults: primary care physician attitudes and preferences
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Hum Vaccin 3:130-4. 2007
    ..Future research should assess the extent to which barriers impede adoption of Tdap vaccine recommendations...
  17. ncbi Informing parents about newborn screening
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Public Health Nurs 22:332-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate current rules and regulations for educating parents about newborn screening...
  18. doi Adolescent preventive health care: what do parents want?
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Pediatr 155:689-94.e1. 2009
    ..To understand parental opinions about which topics should be discussed during adolescent preventive health visits and how best to incorporate adolescent confidentiality into these visits...
  19. pmc A picture may be worth a thousand texts: obese adolescents' perspectives on a modified photovoice activity to aid weight loss
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, Section of Pediatric Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Child Obes 8:230-6. 2012
    ..In an effort to enhance the vividness and personal relevance of a text messaging intervention to promote weight loss among obese adolescents, a modified Photovoice process was evaluated with adolescents in a weight management program...
  20. pmc Medical home disparities between children with public and private insurance
    Joseph S Zickafoose
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:305-10. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence of a medical home for children with public versus private insurance and identify components of the medical home that contribute to any differences...
  21. doi Influenza vaccination attitudes and practices among US registered nurses
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:551-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to explore knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs associated with influenza vaccination in a broad population of registered nurses...
  22. doi Feasibility and acceptability of a 1-page tool to help physicians assess and discuss obesity with parents of preschoolers
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:954-9. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility and acceptability of a brief tool to help pediatricians communicate with parents of preschoolers about obesity risk, prevention, and treatment...
  23. doi Adolescent Tdap vaccine use among primary care physicians
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Adolesc Health 44:387-93. 2009
    ..We examined the degree to which pediatricians and family practitioners have adopted this recommendation...
  24. pmc OMG do not say LOL: obese adolescents' perspectives on the content of text messages to enhance weight loss efforts
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2382-7. 2011
    ..This study suggests that including text messages in obesity interventions is acceptable to obese adolescents as a means of supporting their weight loss efforts, and it highlights the need for such messages to be carefully constructed...
  25. doi Bariatric surgery decision making challenges: the stability of teens' decisions and the treatment failure paradox
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:455-60. 2012
    ..We wished to explore whether adolescents, initially wanting surgery, change their mind during a 6-month weight loss program and how many meet the treatment failure criterion...
  26. pmc Eat, play, love: adolescent and parent perceptions of the components of a multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:678-84. 2012
    ..Participants' perceptions may be associated with the high attrition rates reported by weight management programs...
  27. doi Feasibility of initiating and sustaining registry-based immunization recall in private practices
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5456, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:104-9. 2012
    ..To assess the feasibility of initiating and sustaining immunization recall by private practices, including the barriers and costs, using a statewide immunization information system (IIS)...
  28. doi CHIAS: a standardized measure of parental HPV immunization attitudes and beliefs and its associations with vaccine uptake
    Charitha Gowda
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:475-81. 2012
    ....
  29. doi Seasonal influenza vaccination reminders for children with high-risk conditions: a registry-based randomized trial
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:71-5. 2012
    ..Children with chronic conditions have an increased risk of complications from influenza and have low influenza vaccination rates...
  30. ncbi Long-acting β-agonist monotherapy among children and adults with asthma
    Elizabeth A Wasilevich
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e91-5. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of long-acting β-agonist (LABA) monotherapy among a Medicaid-enrolled population with asthma and to describe continued LABA monotherapy use...
  31. ncbi Influenza vaccination status and influenza-related perspectives and practices among US physicians
    Anne E Cowan
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:164-9. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi Growth, development, and failure to thrive: factors that underlie the availability of pediatric critical care facilities in the United States
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:70-3. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to explore the establishment, expansion, and closure of PICUs...
  33. doi Carpooling and booster seats: a national survey of parents
    Michelle L Macy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatrics 129:290-8. 2012
    ..Booster seat use among school-aged children has been consistently lower than national goals. In this study, we sought to explore associations between parental experiences with booster seats and carpooling...
  34. ncbi Hospital decision-making regarding the smallpox pre-event vaccination program
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:23-30. 2005
    ..To understand the factors underlying the decision by U.S. hospitals to participate or not in the U.S. Smallpox Pre-Event Vaccination Program (SPVP)...
  35. ncbi Effect of missed opportunities on influenza vaccination rates among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:966-71. 2006
    ....
  36. doi Continuity of prescribers of short-acting beta agonists among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 155:788-94. 2009
    ..To determine whether short-acting beta-agonist (SABA) prescriber continuity was associated with emergency department visits among children with asthma...
  37. ncbi Threshold of evaluation for short stature in a pediatric endocrine clinic: differences between boys versus girls?
    Joyce M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:21-6. 2007
    ..To determine the height, age, and sex distribution of children evaluated for poor growth or short stature in a pediatric endocrinology clinic...
  38. ncbi One-year uptake of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: a national survey of family physicians and pediatricians
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:363-71. 2003
    ..We sought to identify physician characteristics associated with adoption of the recommendation within 1 year...
  39. ncbi Use of a new combined vaccine in pediatric practices
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e251-7. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi Appropriateness of children's nonurgent visits to selected Michigan emergency departments
    Rachel Stanley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0437, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:532-6. 2007
    ..To explore parental rationale and the appropriateness of children's visits to emergency departments (EDs) for nonurgent complaints...
  41. ncbi Influenza vaccine for high-risk non-elderly adults: a national survey of subspecialists
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Hum Vaccin 4:229-33. 2008
    ..For cardiologists in particular, barriers to stocking influenza vaccine and recommending vaccination more strongly must be addressed...
  42. ncbi Provider attitudes regarding use of an immunization information system to identify children with asthma for influenza vaccination
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:567-71. 2007
    ..The attitudes of pediatric primary care providers regarding the implementation of this system were assessed...
  43. doi Diagnosis and testing practices for adolescent pertussis among a national sample of primary care physicians
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Prev Med 48:500-4. 2009
    ..Adolescents are a primary reservoir for propagating pertussis infection. This study aimed to describe diagnosis and testing practices for adolescent pertussis among a national sample of primary care physicians...
  44. doi Variation in provider vaccine purchase prices and payer reimbursement
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S459-65. 2009
    ..Amid reports of physicians losing money on vaccines, there are limited supporting data to show how much private practices are paying for vaccines and how much they are being reimbursed by third-party payers...
  45. ncbi Going back for more: an evaluation of clinical outcomes and characteristics of readmissions to a pediatric intensive care unit
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:343-7; CEU quiz 357. 2007
    ..To determine mortality, length of stay, and factors associated with readmissions to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)...
  46. pmc Physicians' perspectives on referring obese adolescents to pediatric multidisciplinary weight management programs
    Susan J Woolford
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:871-5. 2010
    ..To identify factors that might influence physicians' referrals of obese adolescents to pediatric multidisciplinary weight management (PMWM) programs...
  47. doi Parental preferences for FDA-approved medications prescribed for their children
    Esther Y Yoon
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:208-14. 2011
    ..To describe parental preferences for FDA-approved prescription medications for their children...
  48. doi Underinsurance for recently recommended vaccines in private health plans
    Dianne C Singer
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Community Health 37:1164-7. 2012
    ..State-specific Blue Cross plans and indemnity or high-deductible plans are least likely to offer full coverage for recently recommended vaccines, and may face changes with incorporation of "essential health benefits" requirements...
  49. doi Emergency physician perspectives on child passenger safety: a national survey of attitudes and practices
    Michelle L Macy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:131-7. 2012
    ..To understand attitudes and self-reported practices of pediatric and general emergency physicians regarding child passenger safety...
  50. pmc Willingness of eye care practices to evaluate children and accept Medicaid
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:303-7. 2004
    ..The willingness of eye care providers to evaluate children or to accept Medicaid may be a barrier to care for those with an abnormal screen...
  51. ncbi Physician perspectives to inform a new recommendation for meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4)
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:850-5. 2006
    ....
  52. doi Physicians' perspectives on increasing the use of BMI charts for young children
    Susan J Woolford
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:573-7. 2008
    ..Efforts to increase physician use of BMI should address methods to simplify communication of BMI, such as with color-coded charts, and provision of management recommendations based on BMI findings...
  53. pmc Attitudes of US obstetricians toward a combined tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis vaccine for adults
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2006:87040. 2006
    ..To describe obstetricians' perspectives related to tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination of mothers and other adults in close contact with infants...
  54. doi Perspectives and preferences among the general public regarding physician selection and board certification
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 156:841-5, 845.e1. 2010
    ..To characterize parental attitudes regarding board certification and other factors that influence selection of physicians to care for children...
  55. pmc Clonidine utilization trends for Medicaid children
    Esther Y Yoon
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:950-5. 2012
    ..To characterize clonidine utilization trends among children...
  56. doi Assessing the burden of undeliverable immunization reminder and recall notifications
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Prev Med 53:424-6. 2011
    ..To assess the completeness and accuracy of parent contact information for the delivery of mailed reminder/recall notices using a statewide immunization information system (IIS)...
  57. ncbi Influence of insurance status and vaccine cost on physicians' administration of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 112:521-6. 2003
    ..We investigated the influence of PCV7 cost and insurance coverage on physician recommendation of PCV7 to their patients and administration of PCV7 in their practices...
  58. pmc False-positive newborn screening result and future health care use in a state Medicaid cohort
    Beth A Tarini
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 128:715-22. 2011
    ..To compare health care visit rates between infants with false-positive and those with normal newborn screening (NBS) results...
  59. doi Parental vaccine safety concerns in 2009
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Building 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 125:654-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the current prevalence of parental vaccine refusal and specific vaccine safety concerns and to determine whether such concerns were more common in specific population groups...
  60. doi The role of economic information in decision-making by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Vaccine 26:5389-92. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi Physician attitudes and preferences about combined Tdap vaccines for adolescents
    Mathew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, General R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:176-80. 2006
    ..We examined the current practices of pediatricians and family physicians regarding adolescent tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) vaccine immunizations and providers' potential adherence to new Tdap recommendations for adolescents...
  62. pmc Private provider participation in statewide immunization registries
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Rm 6E06, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:33. 2006
    ..We sought to describe, through a national overview, the perspectives of childhood immunization providers in private practice regarding factors associated with participation or non-participation in immunization registries...
  63. ncbi Worksite policies related to influenza vaccination: a cross-sectional survey of US registered nurses
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Hum Vaccin 5:545-50. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi Parents' trust in their child's physician: using an adapted Trust in Physician Scale
    Kathryn L Moseley
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:58-61. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Geographic variation of asthma quality measures within and between health plans
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:765-72. 2005
    ..To contrast health plan performance in treating pediatric asthma within and between different geographic regions...
  66. ncbi National availability of influenza vaccine among medical subspecialty practices
    Matthew M Davis
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:307-10. 2004
    ..Availability of influenza vaccine in medical subspecialists' practices may affect vaccination rates among adults with chronic illness...
  67. ncbi Hearing and vision screening program for school-aged children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:141-6. 2004
    ..Hearing and vision screening programs for school-aged children are common, yet little is known about their impact...
  68. doi Persistent gap of incremental charges for obesity as a secondary diagnosis in common pediatric hospitalizations
    Susan J Woolford
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:149-56. 2009
    ....
  69. ncbi Private-sector vaccine purchase costs and insurer payments: a disincentive for using combination vaccines?
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:426-8. 2011
    ..This study appears to validate anecdotal reports that vaccine purchase costs and insurer payment for combination vaccines can have a negative financial impact for practices that purchase childhood vaccines...
  70. ncbi Parental vaccine safety concerns. The experiences of pediatricians and family physicians
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:11-4. 2004
    ..Primary care physicians are the most common interface for parents with the immunization delivery system and are likely to have the greatest opportunity for exposure and experience with parental vaccine safety concerns...
  71. pmc Preschool vision screening in pediatric practices
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:263-6. 2006
    ..Financial incentives may be important for ensuring the delivery of preschool vision screening, as well as adoption of emerging screening technologies if such devices are shown to be effective...
  72. ncbi Comparing the self-reported referral and management preferences of pediatricians and family physicians for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 NIB 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:2700-4. 2003
    ..We compared the self-reported preferences and practices of pediatricians (PD) and family physicians (FP) in the diagnosis and management of children with JRA...
  73. doi Formulary coverage for lipid-lowering drugs recommended for children
    Esther Y Yoon
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:609-13. 2009
    ..A cross-sectional assessment to describe availability, coverage, and pediatric labeling status of lipid-lowering drugs offered by 1 private and 1 public insurance plan formularies...
  74. ncbi Completeness and complexity of information available to parents from newborn-screening programs
    Kathryn E Fant
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 6E08 300 N Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1268-72. 2005
    ..In 2000, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force on Newborn Screening published a blueprint for the future of newborn screening that included recommendations for information provided to parents about screening...
  75. ncbi Willingness of private physicians to be involved in smallpox preparedness and response activities
    Anne E Cowan
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:16-22. 2005
    ..The public health system continues its efforts to prepare for bioterrorist events, such as a smallpox outbreak, but may need to call on other health professionals to ensure sufficient capacity to implement preparedness plans...
  76. ncbi Physician barriers to lead testing of Medicaid-enrolled children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:290-3. 2005
    ..The rate of blood lead testing among Medicaid-enrolled children is low...
  77. pmc Inpatient health care utilization for children dependent on long-term mechanical ventilation
    Brian D Benneyworth
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1533-41. 2011
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  78. doi Primary care physician perspectives on providing adult vaccines
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Vaccine 29:1850-4. 2011
    ..We conclude that many primary care physicians who provide care to adults do not stock all recommended immunizations. Efforts to improve adult immunization rates must address this fundamental issue...
  79. doi Parents' interest in predictive genetic testing for their children when a disease has no treatment
    Beth A Tarini
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e432-8. 2009
    ..The goal was to measure parents' interest in obtaining predictive genetic testing for their children for a disease that has no treatment...
  80. doi Spirometry use among pediatric primary care physicians
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 126:682-7. 2010
    ..This study explores the use of spirometry in primary care settings...
  81. pmc Results from a clinical multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:187-91. 2011
    ..Published data regarding outcomes of pediatric behavioral weight management are mainly from research interventions. The authors wished to explore outcomes from a clinical program...
  82. doi Parents' views on 3 shot-related visits: implications for use of adolescent vaccines like human papillomavirus vaccine
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:348-52. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate parental views on participating in frequent vaccine-related encounters and their preferences for how these encounters should ideally be implemented...
  83. doi Differences in pediatric drug information sources used by general versus subspecialist pediatricians
    Esther Y Yoon
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:743-9. 2010
    ..To describe pediatric labeling information needs and sources of general and subspecialist pediatricians. Study design. Self-administered questionnaire of Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)...
  84. pmc Tailored mobile phone text messages as an adjunct to obesity treatment for adolescents
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 16:458-61. 2010
    ..Computerized tailored text messaging is a feasible adjunct to multidisciplinary obesity treatment and is acceptable to adolescents as an enjoyable means of improving their adherence to healthy lifestyle practices...
  85. ncbi Incremental hospital charges associated with obesity as a secondary diagnosis in children
    Susan J Woolford
    Research Unit, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 300 NIB, Room 6D22, Campus Box 0456, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1895-901. 2007
    ..The objective was to evaluate the association of obesity as a comorbidity with hospital charges, by comparing charges for pediatric hospitalizations with vs. without obesity as a secondary diagnosis...
  86. pmc Usual source of care and unmet need among vulnerable children: 1998-2006
    Leesha K Hoilette
    University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6C15, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e214-9. 2009
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  87. ncbi Adoption of electronic health records in primary care pediatric practices
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e20-4. 2006
    ..Although professional organizations and federal agencies encourage widespread adoption, no national data are available regarding the penetration of electronic health records into primary care pediatric practices...
  88. pmc Preschool vision screening by family physicians
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 44:24-7; quiz 43-4. 2007
    ..To determine the rate of preschool vision screening in family practice. To evaluate attitudes and beliefs about the importance of, and barriers to, preschool vision screening...
  89. doi Depressive symptoms in nonresident african american fathers and involvement with their sons
    R Neal Davis
    Child Health and Evaluation Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, School ofMedicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1611-8. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine whether paternal depressive symptoms were associated with less father involvement among African American fathers not living with their children (ie, nonresident fathers)...
  90. ncbi Long-acting beta-agonist monotherapy among children and adults with asthma
    Elizabeth A Wasilevich
    University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 17:e91-5. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of long-acting b-agonist (LABA) monotherapy among a Medicaid-enrolled population with asthma and to describe continued LABA monotherapy use...
  91. doi Parents' concern about their own and their children's genetic disease risk: potential effects of family history vs genetic test results
    Beth A Tarini
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1079-83. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of the genetic risk information source (family history vs genetic test results) on parents' concern about their own and their children's genetic disease risk...
  92. ncbi Physician attitudes regarding breakthrough varicella disease and a potential second dose of varicella vaccine
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatrics 119:258-64. 2007
    ..We assessed physicians' attitudes about the 1-dose varicella vaccination program and whether physicians think a 2-dose recommendation is needed to reduce the risk of breakthrough disease...
  93. doi Parental health literacy and asthma education delivery during a visit to a community-based pediatric emergency department: a pilot study
    Michelle L Macy
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:469-74. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to compare change in asthma knowledge among parents with low or adequate health literacy after video or written asthma education delivered during their child's asthma-related emergency department (ED) visit...
  94. ncbi Does childhood overweight, parental perception of overweight, or family history of diabetes mellitus increase parental perception of type 2 diabetes risk for their child?
    Joyce M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:267-70. 2010
    ..To evaluate factors that influence parental perception of diabetes mellitus risk for their child...