M P Doescher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in perceptions of physician style and trust
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98105 6099, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1156-63. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Is family care associated with reduced health care expenditures?
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:608-14. 1999
  3. doi request reprint Trends in cervical and breast cancer screening practices among women in rural and urban areas of the United States
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:200-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in smoking: a national rural study
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Rural Health 22:112-8. 2006
  5. pmc Preventive care
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:632-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The distribution of rural female generalist physicians in the United States
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
    J Rural Health 16:111-8. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' advice to quit smoking. The glass remains half empty
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:543-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Supplemental insurance and mortality in elderly Americans. Findings from a national cohort
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:251-7. 2000
  9. pmc Racial/ethnic inequities in continuity and site of care: location, location, location
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105-6099, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:78-89. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint To buy, or not to buy: factors associated with the purchase of nongroup, private health insurance
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    Med Care 38:141-51. 2000

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in perceptions of physician style and trust
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98105 6099, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1156-63. 2000
    ..While pervasive racial and ethnic inequalities in access to care and health status have been documented, potential underlying causes, such as patients' perceptions of their physicians, have not been explored as thoroughly...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is family care associated with reduced health care expenditures?
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:608-14. 1999
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Trends in cervical and breast cancer screening practices among women in rural and urban areas of the United States
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:200-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess rural-urban differences in mammography and Papanicolaou (Pap) smear screening...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in smoking: a national rural study
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Rural Health 22:112-8. 2006
    ..Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States...
  5. pmc Preventive care
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:632-7. 2004
    ..To examine the impact of provider continuity on preventive care among adults who have a regular site of care...
  6. ncbi request reprint The distribution of rural female generalist physicians in the United States
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
    J Rural Health 16:111-8. 2000
    ..Effective strategies to improve rural female physician placement and retention need to be identified and implemented to improve rural access to physician care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' advice to quit smoking. The glass remains half empty
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:543-7. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Supplemental insurance and mortality in elderly Americans. Findings from a national cohort
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:251-7. 2000
    ..As the burden of out-of-pocket health care expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries has grown, the need to assess the relationship between uncovered costs and health outcomes has become more pressing...
  9. pmc Racial/ethnic inequities in continuity and site of care: location, location, location
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105-6099, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:78-89. 2001
    ..Greater use of hospital clinics and community health centers by minorities also contributes to this discontinuity...
  10. ncbi request reprint To buy, or not to buy: factors associated with the purchase of nongroup, private health insurance
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    Med Care 38:141-51. 2000
    ..Employment-based health insurance coverage is declining in the United States. Many recent efforts to increase coverage have promoted the individual purchase of insurance, with or without subsidies...
  11. ncbi request reprint US medical schools and the rural family physician gender gap
    K E Ellsbury
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, USA
    Fam Med 32:331-7. 2000
    ..Women comprise increasing proportions of medical school graduates. They tend to choose primary care but are less likely than men to choose rural practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Group Health Cooperative automated pharmacy data by drug benefit status
    Denise M Boudreau
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:877-84. 2005
    ..Evaluate the reliability of health plan pharmacy records in determining medication use among seniors with and without a drug benefit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Problem drinking: rural and urban trends in America, 1995/1997 to 2003
    J Elizabeth Jackson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Prev Med 43:122-4. 2006
    ..Studies examining trends in problem alcohol use for U.S. adults residing in rural locations are lacking. This study examines recent trends in heavy and binge drinking in urban counties and three types of rural counties...
  14. ncbi request reprint A national study of obesity prevalence and trends by type of rural county
    J Elizabeth Jackson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash 98195 4696, USA
    J Rural Health 21:140-8. 2005
    ..Obesity is epidemic in the United States, but information on this trend by type of rural locale is limited...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug coverage, health, and medication acquisition among seniors with one or more chronic conditions
    J Elizabeth Jackson
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, 98195 4696, USA
    Med Care 42:1056-65. 2004
    ..The unabated rise in medication costs particularly affects older persons with chronic conditions that require long-term medication use, but how prescription benefits affect medication adherence for such persons has received limited study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Seniors with chronic health conditions and prescription drugs: benefits, wealth, and health
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4696, USA
    Value Health 7:133-43. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of enhanced tobacco-cessation services coverage for low-income smokers
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S19-24. 2002
    ..More importantly, this pilot reveals two key obstacles in our low-income, culturally diverse setting: low participation and rapid turnover of insureds. Future interventions will need to address these barriers...
  18. ncbi request reprint The challenge to delivering oral health services in rural America
    Susan M Skillman
    University of Washington, Rural Health Research Center, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:S49-57. 2010
    ..This review identifies the challenges to oral health in rural America and describes areas of innovation in prevention, delivery of dental services, and workforce development that may improve oral health for rural populations...
  19. pmc Do HMOs affect educational disparities in health care?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, and Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:90-6. 2003
    ..We wanted to examine how membership in a health maintenance organization (HMO) is related to delivery of preventive clinical services to patients with different educational levels...
  20. pmc Trends in professional advice to lose weight among obese adults, 1994 to 2000
    J Elizabeth Jackson
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:814-8. 2005
    ..Obesity is a fast-growing threat to public health in the U.S., but information on trends in professional advice to lose weight is limited...
  21. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of depression in primary care: missed opportunities for diagnosis and education
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:28-35. 2007
    ..We sought to gain a better understanding of barriers to diagnosis of and entering treatment for depression in primary care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Disparities in health care by race, ethnicity, and language among the insured: findings from a national sample
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Med Care 40:52-9. 2002
    ..Racial and ethnic disparities in health care have been well documented, but poorly explained...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of healthcare delivery system on where HMO-enrolled seniors purchase medications
    Denise M Boudreau
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1317-8. 2004
  24. pmc Age-related disparities in cancer screening: analysis of 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data
    Anthony F Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, Calif 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:481-7. 2004
    ..We compared age-related patterns of screening for colorectal cancer with those for breast and prostate cancer in persons aged 50 years and older...

Research Grants2

  1. Infant Overfeeding in Immigrant Families
    Mark Doescher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Taken together, this information will set the stage for a large randomized, clinical trial to prevent overweight among high-risk Somali infants. ..
  2. Rural town walkability: measuring the effect of the built environment
    Mark P Doescher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will supply needed information to help rural towns promote walking and enhance health, particularly among the most vulnerable residents of these locations. ..