H B Degenholtz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Persistence of racial disparities in advance care plan documents among nursing home residents
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:378-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Trial design and informed consent for a clinic-based study with a treatment as usual control arm
    H B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Services Administration and Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh, 3708 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ethics Behav 12:43-62. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief communication: the relationship between having a living will and dying in place
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:113-7. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Introduction to hierarchical modeling
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:631-8. 2009
  5. pmc Ability to walk 1/4 mile predicts subsequent disability, mortality, and health care costs
    Susan E Hardy
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:130-5. 2011
  6. pmc Biopsychosocial characteristics of community-dwelling older adults with limited ability to walk one-quarter of a mile
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:539-44. 2010
  7. pmc Disability among elderly survivors of mechanical ventilation
    Amber E Barnato
    Center for Research on Health Care, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1037-42. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Do managed care plans reduce racial disparities in preventive care?
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:139-51. 2005
  9. pmc Predicting nursing facility residents' quality of life using external indicators
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:335-56. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The association between changes in health status and nursing home resident quality of life
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Bioethics and Health Law, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gerontologist 48:584-92. 2008

Research Grants

  1. The Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents
    Howard Degenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Persistence of racial disparities in advance care plan documents among nursing home residents
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:378-81. 2002
    ..These findings call attention to an area where further research is needed to determine whether residents' (and their families') preferences are being elicited and documented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trial design and informed consent for a clinic-based study with a treatment as usual control arm
    H B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Services Administration and Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh, 3708 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ethics Behav 12:43-62. 2002
    ..Our analysis reveals the tension between ethics and scientific integrity involved with using TAU as a control condition and the difficulty in designing high-quality research in a community-based setting...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brief communication: the relationship between having a living will and dying in place
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:113-7. 2004
    ..Previous research, however, has found that these documents do not guide decision making in the hospital...
  4. doi request reprint Introduction to hierarchical modeling
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:631-8. 2009
    ..Specifically, data drawn from nested settings such as hospital units or hospice providers may be correlated, thus violating an assumption required for ordinary least squares regression...
  5. pmc Ability to walk 1/4 mile predicts subsequent disability, mortality, and health care costs
    Susan E Hardy
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:130-5. 2011
    ..For mobility to be successfully integrated into clinical practice and health policy, an easily assessed marker that predicts subsequent health outcomes is required...
  6. pmc Biopsychosocial characteristics of community-dwelling older adults with limited ability to walk one-quarter of a mile
    Susan E Hardy
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:539-44. 2010
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  7. pmc Disability among elderly survivors of mechanical ventilation
    Amber E Barnato
    Center for Research on Health Care, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1037-42. 2011
    ..Studies of long-term functional outcomes of elderly survivors of mechanical ventilation (MV) are limited to local samples and biased retrospective, proxy-reported preadmission functional status...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do managed care plans reduce racial disparities in preventive care?
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:139-51. 2005
    ..05). A MMC plan did not narrow racial differences in preventive care. Reducing disparities may require interventions developed for specific racial/ethnic groups...
  9. pmc Predicting nursing facility residents' quality of life using external indicators
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:335-56. 2006
    ..There is considerable interest in determining whether it is possible to develop indicators of QOL that are more convenient and less expensive than direct, in-person interviews with residents...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association between changes in health status and nursing home resident quality of life
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Bioethics and Health Law, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Gerontologist 48:584-92. 2008
    ..Previous research on nursing home resident quality of life (QOL) has mainly been cross-sectional. This study examined the association between changes in QOL and changes in resident clinical factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Race and the intensive care unit: disparities and preferences for end-of-life care
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Center for Bioethics and Health Law, and Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:S373-8. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Resident outcomes in small-house nursing homes: a longitudinal evaluation of the initial green house program
    Rosalie A Kane
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:832-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of a small-house nursing home model, THE GREEN HOUSE (GH), on residents' reported outcomes and quality of care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing and comparing physical environments for nursing home residents: using new tools for greater research specificity
    Lois J Cutler
    Division of Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 46:42-51. 2006
    ..Illustrating with selected descriptive results, in this article we discuss the development of the approach...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nursing effort and quality of care for nursing home residents
    Greg Arling
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, HITS Building Room 2000, 410 West 10 Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Gerontologist 47:672-82. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between nursing home staffing level, care received by individual residents, and resident quality-related care processes and functional outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life measures for nursing home residents
    Rosalie A Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:240-8. 2003
    ..Quality of life (QOL) is a goal for nursing home residents, but measures are needed to tap this phenomenon...
  16. ncbi request reprint Identifying elderly at greatest risk of inadequate health literacy: a predictive model for population-health decision makers
    Michael J Miller
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 3:70-85. 2007
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Research Grants1

  1. The Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents
    Howard Degenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2006
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