Joshua J Fenton

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The cost of satisfaction: a national study of patient satisfaction, health care utilization, expenditures, and mortality
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, 4860 Y St, Ambulatory Care Center, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:405-11. 2012
  2. pmc Short-term outcomes of screening mammography using computer-aided detection: a population-based study of medicare enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    University of California, Davis, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:580-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Physician counseling for colorectal cancer screening: impact on patient attitudes, beliefs, and behavior
    Joshua J Fenton
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:673-81. 2011
  4. pmc External validation of Medicare claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Research and Policy, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1344-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Persistent racial and ethnic disparities in up-to-date colorectal cancer testing in medicare enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:412-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer testing among Medicare subpopulations
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento CA 95817, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:194-202. 2008
  7. pmc Influence of primary care use on population delivery of colorectal cancer screening
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:640-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Internal validation of procedure codes on Medicare claims for digital mammograms and computer-aided detection
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2186-9. 2009
  9. pmc Longitudinal adherence with fecal occult blood test screening in community practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:397-401. 2010
  10. pmc Effectiveness of computer-aided detection in community mammography practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1152-61. 2011

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint The cost of satisfaction: a national study of patient satisfaction, health care utilization, expenditures, and mortality
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, 4860 Y St, Ambulatory Care Center, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:405-11. 2012
    ..Patient satisfaction is a widely used health care quality metric. However, the relationship between patient satisfaction and health care utilization, expenditures, and outcomes remains ill defined...
  2. pmc Short-term outcomes of screening mammography using computer-aided detection: a population-based study of medicare enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    University of California, Davis, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:580-7. 2013
    ..Computer-aided detection (CAD) has rapidly diffused into screening mammography practice despite limited and conflicting data on its clinical effect...
  3. doi request reprint Physician counseling for colorectal cancer screening: impact on patient attitudes, beliefs, and behavior
    Joshua J Fenton
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:673-81. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc External validation of Medicare claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Research and Policy, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1344-7. 2012
    ..Claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection (CAD), for example, have not been validated against a credible external reference standard...
  5. doi request reprint Persistent racial and ethnic disparities in up-to-date colorectal cancer testing in medicare enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:412-8. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer testing among Medicare subpopulations
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento CA 95817, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:194-202. 2008
    ..In mid-2001, universal coverage was advanced to screening colonoscopy. This study sought to determine whether trends in CRC testing differed among racial/ethnic, age, or gender subgroups of the Medicare population...
  7. pmc Influence of primary care use on population delivery of colorectal cancer screening
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:640-5. 2009
    ..Within a defined population, we quantified the percent of CRC screening underuse that is potentially explained by low use of primary care visits...
  8. doi request reprint Internal validation of procedure codes on Medicare claims for digital mammograms and computer-aided detection
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2186-9. 2009
    ..Billing data, such as Medicare claims, are a potential data source for evaluative studies of new digital mammography technologies, such as digital mammography and computer-aided detection (CAD)...
  9. pmc Longitudinal adherence with fecal occult blood test screening in community practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:397-401. 2010
    ..Among patients who had previously engaged in FOBT screening, we assessed subsequent adherence with FOBT screening...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of computer-aided detection in community mammography practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1152-61. 2011
    ..Computer-aided detection (CAD) is applied during screening mammography for millions of US women annually, although it is uncertain whether CAD improves breast cancer detection when used by community radiologists...
  11. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and cancer screening among health plan enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Med Care 46:58-62. 2008
    ..In addition, little is known about the relationship between continuity of care and receipt of colorectal and prostate cancer screening...
  12. pmc Influence of computer-aided detection on performance of screening mammography
    Joshua J Fenton
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1399-409. 2007
    ..Since the Food and Drug Administration approved the technology in 1998, it has been disseminated into practice, but its effect on the accuracy of interpretation is unclear...
  13. pmc Delivery of cancer screening: how important is the preventive health examination?
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:580-5. 2007
    ..Patients and physicians strongly endorse the importance of preventive or periodic health examinations (PHEs). However, the extent to which PHEs contribute to the delivery of cancer screening is uncertain...
  14. pmc Specificity of clinical breast examination in community practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:332-7. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Quality of preventive care for diabetes: effects of visit frequency and competing demands
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, Calif 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:32-9. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Bringing geriatricians to the front lines: evaluation of a quality improvement intervention in primary care
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:331-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated the health utilization impacts of an innovative intervention emphasizing chronic disease self-management and physical activity promotion among frail elders in primary care...
  17. doi request reprint Patient-provider sex and race/ethnicity concordance: a national study of healthcare and outcomes
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 49:1012-20. 2011
    ..Increasing patient-provider sex and race/ethnicity concordance has been proposed to improve healthcare and help mitigate health disparities, but the relationship between concordance and health outcomes remains unclear...
  18. doi request reprint Geographic variation of racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer testing among medicare enrollees
    Thomas J Semrad
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 117:1755-63. 2011
    ..The Medicare population has documented racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, but it is unknown whether these disparities differ across geographic regions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with health care providers and preventive care adherence: a national study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
    Med Care 52:78-85. 2014
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  20. doi request reprint Gender of physician as the usual source of care and patient health care utilization and mortality
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:138-48. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine associations of the gender of a patient's usual source of health care (USOC) with health care utilization and mortality...
  21. pmc Reality check: perceived versus actual performance of community mammographers
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y St, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:42-6. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether radiologists who regularly receive more extensive feedback can report their actual performance in screening mammography accurately...
  22. pmc Extended office hours and health care expenditures: a national study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:388-95. 2012
    ..We examined the association between reported access to extended office hours and both health care expenditures and mortality...
  23. pmc Primary care attributes and mortality: a national person-level study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:34-41. 2012
    ..We examined whether patient-reported access to selected primary care attributes, including some emphasized in the medical home literature, is associated with lower individual mortality risk...
  24. pmc Distinguishing screening from diagnostic mammograms using medicare claims data
    Joshua J Fenton
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Radiology, and the Center for Healthcare Research and Policy, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA Departments of Radiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 52:e44-51. 2014
    ..However, it is uncertain whether claims data can accurately distinguish screening from diagnostic mammograms, particularly when claims are not linked with cancer registry data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does applicant personality influence multiple mini-interview performance and medical school acceptance offers?
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Acad Med 87:1250-9. 2012
    ..To examine relationships among applicant personality, Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) performance, and medical school acceptance offers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Determinants of racial/ethnic colorectal cancer screening disparities
    Anthony F Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y St, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1317-24. 2008
    ..The contributions of demographic, socioeconomic, access, language, and nativity factors to racial/ethnic colorectal cancer (CRC) screening disparities are uncertain...
  27. ncbi request reprint Variation in reported safety of lumbar interbody fusion: influence of industrial sponsorship and other study characteristics
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:471-80. 2007
    ..Systematic review...
  28. doi request reprint Influence of elective versus emergent hospital admission on patient satisfaction
    Joshua J Fenton
    the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento
    J Am Board Fam Med 27:249-57. 2014
    ..Whether the increased hospitalization associated with satisfaction is limited to elective (often discretionary) hospitalization is unknown...
  29. ncbi request reprint Interventions to support diabetes self-management: the key role of the patient in diabetes care
    Jim Nuovo
    Chronic Disease Management Program, UC Davis Health System, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 3:226-8. 2007
    ..In this paper we define and characterize the elements of self-management and review the published literature for the evidence of the benefit of interventions that support patient self-management...
  30. pmc Mammography facility characteristics associated with interpretive accuracy of screening mammography
    Stephen Taplin
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:876-87. 2008
    ..Understanding sources of facility variation could become a foundation for improving interpretive performance...
  31. ncbi request reprint Balancing mammography's benefits and harms
    Joshua J Fenton
    BMJ 328:E301-2. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Patient self-referral for radiologic screening tests: clinical and ethical concerns
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7183, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:494-501. 2003
    ..Primary care physicians and their professional societies should emphasize the uncertain benefits and potential hazards of indiscriminate imaging among healthy, asymptomatic consumers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Frequency and priority of pain patients' health care use
    Michael Von Korff
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:400-8. 2007
    ..This study assesses reasons for health care visits of pain patients versus controls, and compares characteristics of pain patients who differ in frequency and priority of service use...
  34. ncbi request reprint Active management of the third stage of labor among American Indian women
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4694, USA
    Fam Med 37:410-4. 2005
    ..This study's objective was to judge whether active management of the third stage of labor is as effective in reducing maternal blood loss among rural American Indian women as in randomized trials...
  35. ncbi request reprint Screening computed tomography: will it result in overdiagnosis of renal carcinoma?
    Joshua J Fenton
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7183, USA
    Cancer 100:986-90. 2004
    ..S. One plausible harm is the detection and treatment of renal carcinoma cases that otherwise would have remained clinically silent during the patient's lifetime...
  36. ncbi request reprint Screening for coronary calcification
    Joshua J Fenton
    JAMA 290:1576-7; author reply 1577. 2003