Kevin Fiscella

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Race and ethnicity coding agreement between hospitals and between hospital and death data
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Preventive Medicine and Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:SR9-13. 2008
  2. pmc Physical activity counseling intervention at a federally qualified health center: improves autonomy-supportiveness, but not patients' perceived competence
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:432-6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personality
    Paul Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007
  4. pmc 'You need a support. When you don't have that . . . chocolate looks real good'. Barriers to and facilitators of behavioural changes among participants of a Healthy Living Program
    Holly Ann Russell
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 777 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Fam Pract 30:452-8. 2013
  5. pmc Clinician-patient communication about physical activity in an underserved population
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:118-27. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotion language in primary care encounters: reliability and validity of an emotion word count coding system
    Cleveland G Shields
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 2830, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:232-8. 2005
  7. pmc Racial disparity in death from colorectal cancer: does vitamin D deficiency contribute?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Cancer 117:1061-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of primary care patient visits on racial and ethnic disparities in preventive care in the United States
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:587-97. 2007
  9. pmc Personality, socioeconomic status, and all-cause mortality in the United States
    Benjamin P Chapman
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box PSYCH, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:83-92. 2010
  10. pmc A 5A's communication intervention to promote physical activity in underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    Department of Family Medicine, 1Family Medicine Research Programs, University of Rochester Medical Center, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:374. 2012

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Publications100

  1. ncbi request reprint Race and ethnicity coding agreement between hospitals and between hospital and death data
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Preventive Medicine and Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:SR9-13. 2008
    ..Little is known regarding the reliability of hospital coding for race and ethnicity particularly for Hispanics, Asians, and American Indians. We assessed these questions using hospital and mortality data from a large, diverse state...
  2. pmc Physical activity counseling intervention at a federally qualified health center: improves autonomy-supportiveness, but not patients' perceived competence
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:432-6. 2013
    ..To assess the effect of a pilot intervention to promote clinician-patient communication about physical activity on patient ratings of their perceived competence for physical activity and their clinicians' autonomy-supportiveness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personality
    Paul Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007
    ..There is considerable interest in the influences on patients' ratings of physicians...
  4. pmc 'You need a support. When you don't have that . . . chocolate looks real good'. Barriers to and facilitators of behavioural changes among participants of a Healthy Living Program
    Holly Ann Russell
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 777 South Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Fam Pract 30:452-8. 2013
    ..Behavioural change interventions that show high efficacy in clinical trials may be difficult to disseminate and may not be effective in the office...
  5. pmc Clinician-patient communication about physical activity in an underserved population
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:118-27. 2008
    ..Our goal was to assess primary care physicians' use of the 5A model in discussions with underserved populations about physical activity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emotion language in primary care encounters: reliability and validity of an emotion word count coding system
    Cleveland G Shields
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 2830, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:232-8. 2005
    ..To develop a reliable and valid computer coded measure to assess emotional expression from transcripts of physician-patient interactions...
  7. pmc Racial disparity in death from colorectal cancer: does vitamin D deficiency contribute?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Cancer 117:1061-9. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of primary care patient visits on racial and ethnic disparities in preventive care in the United States
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:587-97. 2007
    ..The causes of racial and ethnic disparities in preventive care are not fully understood. We examined the hypothesis that fewer primary care visits by minority patients contribute to these disparities...
  9. pmc Personality, socioeconomic status, and all-cause mortality in the United States
    Benjamin P Chapman
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box PSYCH, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:83-92. 2010
    ..Future research and prevention aimed at ameliorating SES health disparities may benefit from considering the risk clustering of social disadvantage and dispositional factors...
  10. pmc A 5A's communication intervention to promote physical activity in underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    Department of Family Medicine, 1Family Medicine Research Programs, University of Rochester Medical Center, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:374. 2012
    ..The 5As (Ask, Advise, Agree, Assist, Arrange) are a clinical tool recommended for health behavior counseling in primary care...
  11. pmc Ratings of physician communication by real and standardized patients
    Kevin Fiscella
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:151-8. 2007
    ..We wanted to compare ratings by real patients with ratings by standardized patients of physician communication...
  12. pmc Patient navigation from the paired perspectives of cancer patients and navigators: a qualitative analysis
    Amanat M Yosha
    University of Rochester, Department of Family Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:396-401. 2011
    ..We explored the strengths, limitations, and our own lessons learned about adopting the novel methodology of multiperspective analysis...
  13. pmc Eliminating disparities in cancer screening and follow-up of abnormal results: what will it take?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:83-100. 2011
    ..Key health care reforms offer promise for doing so...
  14. pmc Disparities in preventive procedures: comparisons of self-report and Medicare claims data
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:122. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic disparities are assessed using either self-report or claims data. We compared these two data sources and examined contributors to discrepancies in estimates of disparities...
  15. pmc Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers
    Michael Hoerger
    Rochester Healthcare Decision Making Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:188. 2013
    ..This article describes an investigation designed to facilitate communication and decision making among oncologists, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers...
  16. pmc Patient navigation for breast and colorectal cancer treatment: a randomized trial
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1673-81. 2012
    ..There is limited high-quality evidence about the impact of patient navigation (PN) on outcomes for patients with diagnosed cancer...
  17. pmc Gender, race/ethnicity, personality, and interleukin-6 in urban primary care patients
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, Rochester Center for Mind Body Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:636-42. 2009
    ..physical activity itself, and whether IL-6 levels may be reduced by boosting regular activity levels in demographic segments such as women and minorities who appear susceptible to greater inflammation...
  18. pmc Getting patients to exercise more: a systematic review of underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Fam Pract 57:170-6, E1-3, 1 p following E3. 2008
  19. pmc Caring for Somali women: implications for clinician-patient communication
    Jennifer Carroll
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:337-45. 2007
    ..We sought to identify characteristics associated with favorable treatment in receipt of preventive healthcare services, from the perspective of resettled African refugee women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responses to patients' medically unexplained symptoms
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:269-76. 2006
    ..To understand how physicians communicate may contribute to the mistrust and poor clinical outcomes observed in patients who present with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)...
  21. pmc Patient-centered communication during primary care visits for depressive symptoms: what is the role of physician personality?
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 46:806-12. 2008
    ..Aside from patient presentation, little is known about other influences on PCC. We investigated whether PCC is influenced by personality dispositions of primary care providers, independent of patient presentation...
  22. pmc Understanding the processes of patient navigation to reduce disparities in cancer care: perspectives of trained navigators from the field
    Pascal Jean-Pierre
    Radiation Oncology Department, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:111-20. 2011
    ..An enhanced understanding of the process of PN derived from our analyses will facilitate improvement in navigators' training and rational design of new PN programs to reduce disparities in cancer-related care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and beliefs about health promotion and preventive health care among somali women in the United States
    Jennifer Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Health Care Women Int 28:360-80. 2007
    ..All participants were familiar with the process and rationale for immunizations and routine medical examinations; few understood cancer screening services...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mammography self-report and mammography claims: racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic discrepancies among elderly women
    Kathleen Holt
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    Med Care 44:513-8. 2006
    ..National self-report surveys show minimal racial disparity in mammography, whereas analyses of administrative data show large disparity...
  25. pmc Elevated sleep disturbance among blacks in an urban family medicine practice
    Wilfred R Pigeon
    Department of Psychiatry, Sleep and Neurophysiology Research Laboratory, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:161-8. 2011
    ..Blacks experience a number of health disparities. Sleep disturbances contribute to poor health. This preliminary study explores whether a disparity in sleep disturbances exists among blacks compared with whites and others...
  26. pmc Distinguishing features of endometrial pathology after exposure to the progesterone receptor modulator mifepristone
    Julietta Fiscella
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Hum Pathol 42:947-53. 2011
    ..These findings suggest several features that can be tracked during studies involving mifepristone and, potentially, other progesterone receptor modulators...
  27. pmc Commentary--anatomy of racial disparity in influenza vaccination
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:539-49. 2005
  28. pmc Racial disparity in blood pressure: is vitamin D a factor?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1105-11. 2011
    ..Explanations for the difference in prevalence are incomplete. Emerging data suggest that low vitamin D levels may contribute...
  29. pmc Patient-centered communication and diagnostic testing
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:415-21. 2005
    ..We studied the relationship between patient-centered communication and diagnostic testing expenditures...
  30. pmc Get screened: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial to increase mammography and colorectal cancer screening in a large, safety net practice
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:280. 2010
    ..Relatively little is known about the benefits of these interventions among unselected patients...
  31. doi request reprint Internet access and patient portal readiness among patients in a group of inner-city safety-net practices
    Mechelle R Sanders
    Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 36:251-9. 2013
    ..Age, sex, and race were not associated with interest in PHRs. A majority of patients have access to the Internet and are interested in using a PHR to manage their care, but they are not prepared...
  32. pmc Low education as a risk factor for undiagnosed angina
    MICHAEL M MCKEE
    Family Medicine Research Programs, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:416-21. 2012
    ..A patient's educational level may affect a physician's diagnosis of angina and/or a patient's symptom recognition. The objective of this study was to determine whether low education is a risk factor for undiagnosed angina...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of mifepristone for symptomatic leiomyomata on quality of life and uterine size: a randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1381-7. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of low-dose mifepristone on quality of life, pain, bleeding, and uterine size among women with symptomatic leiomyomata...
  34. pmc So much to do, so little time: care for the socially disadvantaged and the 15-minute visit
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1843-52. 2008
    ..Consider the following scenario...
  35. ncbi request reprint Disparities in academic achievement and health: the intersection of child education and health policy
    Kevin Fiscella
    University of Rochester, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1073-80. 2009
    ..This will ensure that schools, particularly those serving large numbers of poor and minority children, have the resources necessary to promote optimal learning...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hospital discharge against advice after myocardial infarction: deaths and readmissions
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Am J Med 120:1047-53. 2007
    ..Approximately 1% of patients leave hospitals against medical advice, but the clinical significance of premature hospital discharge is unknown, particularly after admission for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  37. pmc Can the influence of childhood socioeconomic status on men's and women's adult body mass be explained by adult socioeconomic status or personality? Findings from a national sample
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Health Psychol 28:419-27. 2009
    ....
  38. pmc Education and smoking: confounding or effect modification by phenotypic personality traits?
    Benjamin Chapman
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 300 Crittenden, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:237-48. 2009
    ..Little is known about whether educational gradients in smoking patterns can be explained by financial measures of socioeconomic status (SES) and/or personality traits...
  39. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-centered communication in patient-physician consultations: theoretical and practical issues
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1516-28. 2005
    ..The increasing influence of the PCC literature to guide medical education, licensure of clinicians, and assessments of quality provides a strong rationale for further clarification of these measurement issues...
  40. pmc Rochester Participatory Decision-Making Scale (RPAD): reliability and validity
    Cleveland G Shields
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:436-42. 2005
    ..We wanted develop a reliable and valid objective measure of patient-physician collaborative decision making, the Rochester Participatory Decision-Making Scale (RPAD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Health insurance is associated with preventive care but not personal health behaviors
    Anthony Jerant
    the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento and the Department of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:759-67. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of health insurance change (gain or loss of coverage) with changes in preventive care and health behaviors in a large, nationally representative sample...
  42. pmc Get screened: a randomized trial of the incremental benefits of reminders, recall, and outreach on cancer screening
    Robert J Fortuna
    Center for Primary Care and Department of Internal Medicine, Culver Medical Group, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 913 Culver Road, Rochester, NY, 14609, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:90-7. 2014
    ..Identifying the specific components necessary to improve cancer-screening rates is critical to tailor interventions in resource limited environments...
  43. doi request reprint Bridging the digital divide in HIV care: a pilot study of an iPod personal health record
    Amneris E Luque
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:117-21. 2013
    ..Persons living with HIV (PLWH) need practical tools to self-manage their condition...
  44. pmc Barriers and Facilitators of Online Patient Portals to Personal Health Records Among Persons Living With HIV: Formative Research
    Amneris E Luque
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, United States
    JMIR Res Protoc 2:e8. 2013
    ..However, relatively little is known regarding barriers and facilitators for vulnerable groups such as persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLWH)...
  45. pmc Vitamin D, race, and cardiovascular mortality: findings from a national US sample
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine and Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:11-8. 2010
    ..Findings are conflicting about the relationship between vitamin D levels and cardiovascular mortality. We wanted to determine the contribution of vitamin D levels to black-white disparities in cardiovascular mortality...
  46. ncbi request reprint Post partum discharge against medical advice: who leaves and does it matter?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:431-6. 2007
    ..To examine risk factors and sequela for post partum discharge against medical advice...
  47. pmc Racial disparity in hypertension control: tallying the death toll
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:497-502. 2008
    ..We assessed differences in systolic blood pressure (SBP) control among white and black adults with a diagnosis of hypertension, and measured the impact of that difference on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular mortality among blacks...
  48. ncbi request reprint Influence of accompanied encounters on patient-centeredness with older patients
    Cleveland G Shields
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Rochester, NY 14620 2830, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:344-54. 2005
    ..To conduct a pilot study to examine physician patient interaction when elderly patients are accompanied during a medical visit...
  49. ncbi request reprint Benign neglect or neglected abuse: drug and alcohol withdrawal in U.S. jails
    Kevin Fiscella
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 32:129-36. 2004
  50. pmc A community perspective on the role of fathers during pregnancy: a qualitative study
    Amina P Alio
    Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:60. 2013
    ..Defining male involvement during pregnancy is essential for the development of future research and appropriate interventions to optimize services aiming to improve birth outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Self-reported cancer screening among elderly Medicare beneficiaries: a rural-urban comparison
    Lin Fan
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Rural Health 28:312-9. 2012
    ..We examined the rural-urban disparity of screening for breast cancer and colorectal cancer (CRC) among the elder Medicare beneficiaries and assessed rurality's independent impact on receipt of screening...
  52. ncbi request reprint Do navigators' estimates of navigation intensity predict navigation time for cancer care?
    JENNIFER KATE CARROLL
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:761-6. 2011
    ..Navigators' estimate of intensity independently predicts navigation time for cancer patients. Findings have implications for assigning navigator case loads...
  53. pmc Physician perspectives on incentives to participate in practice-based research: a greater rochester practice-based research network (GR-PBRN) study
    Karen Gibson
    Center for Community Health, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:452-4. 2010
    ..To understand factors associated with primary care physician research participation in a practice-based research network (PBRN) and to compare perspectives by specialty...
  54. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported outcome measures suitable to assessment of patient navigation
    Kevin Fiscella
    Departments of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Cancer 117:3603-17. 2011
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of cancer-related fatigue
    Julie L Ryan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncologist 12:22-34. 2007
    ..An understanding of relevant mechanisms may offer potential routes for its prevention and treatment in patients with cancer.Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is patient HMO insurance or physician HMO participation related to racial disparities in primary care?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:397-402. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between racial disparities in common primary care procedures and patient HMO membership and physician level of HMO participation...
  57. pmc A novel approach to quality improvement in a safety-net practice: concurrent peer review visits
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:1231-6. 2010
    ..We assessed whether a single concurrent peer review visit reduced clinical inertia and improved control of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes control among underserved patients...
  58. pmc Should years of schooling be used to guide treatment of coronary risk factors?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:469-73. 2004
    ..We wanted to compare the risk of death from coronary heart disease (CHD) for patients of low socioeconomic status, measured by educational level, with established risk factors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Health disparities based on socioeconomic inequities: implications for urban health care
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Acad Med 79:1139-47. 2004
    ....
  60. pmc Race, genes and preterm delivery
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1516-26. 2005
    ..Given the complexity of polygenic conditions such as PTD, the possibility of any single gene contributing substantially to racial disparity in PTD seems remote...
  61. ncbi request reprint Are racial differences in vaginal pH explained by vaginal flora?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:747-50. 2004
    ..The study assessed racial differences in vaginal pH among women without bacterial vaginosis...
  62. pmc Jail management of arrestees/inmates enrolled in community methadone maintenance programs
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Urban Health 81:645-54. 2004
    ..These practices jeopardize the health and well-being of persons enrolled in methadone programs and underscore the need for uniform national policies within jails...
  63. pmc Alcohol and opiate withdrawal in US jails
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14620 2399, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1522-4. 2004
    ..Inadequately treated drug and alcohol withdrawal in US jails appears widespread. Our data raise important ethical and constitutional questions...
  64. pmc Barrier to pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations in Black elderly communities: mistrust
    LeWanza M Harris
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1678-84. 2006
    ..To understand the role of trust of medical institutions in the decision by elderly black Americans to receive pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations...
  65. ncbi request reprint Estimating racial/ethnic disparity in mammography rates: it all depends on how you ask the question
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Prev Med 39:399-403. 2004
    ..Estimates of racial disparity in mammography appear to differ depending on the data source. This study examined the impact of different survey methodology on estimates of racial disparity in mammography...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Impact of influenza vaccination disparities on elderly mortality in the United States
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14620, USA
    Prev Med 45:83-7. 2007
    ..Racial and ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination among the elderly are well documented, but their impact on minority mortality is unknown...
  69. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in infant and maternal mortality: confluence of infection, and microvascular dysfunction
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:45-54. 2004
    ..This paper reviews the literature related to potential causes of racial disparities in infant and maternal mortality...
  70. ncbi request reprint Low-dose mifepristone for uterine leiomyomata
    Steven H Eisinger
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:243-50. 2003
    ..To compare the effect of 5 and 10 mg of mifepristone on uterine leiomyoma size and symptoms, and to measure side effects...
  71. ncbi request reprint Measurement confounding affects the extent to which verbal IQ explains social gradients in mortality
    Benjamin Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:728-33. 2014
    ..Second, we assessed what impact, if any, this had on estimates of the extent to which VIQ explains social gradients in mortality...
  72. pmc Cost-effectiveness of intensive tobacco dependence intervention based on self-determination theory
    Irena Pesis-Katz
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 46 Prince St, Ste 3001, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e393-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate cost-effectiveness of a tobacco dependence intervention based on self-determination theory (SDT) and consistent with the Public Health Service (PHS)-sponsored Clinical Practice Guideline for Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence...
  73. ncbi request reprint Does the content of primary care visits differ by the racial composition of physicians' practices?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Med 119:348-53. 2006
    ..The study compared the content of primary care visits between physicians with larger and smaller African American practices...
  74. pmc Racial disparity in surgical complications in New York State
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Surg 242:151-5. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between race and surgical complications...
  75. pmc Health care reform and equity: promise, pitfalls, and prescriptions
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:78-84. 2011
    ..With effective implementation, improved alignment of resources with patient needs, and most importantly, revitalization of primary care, these reforms could measurably improve equity...
  76. pmc Effects of an ongoing epidemic on the annual influenza vaccination rate and vaccination timing among the Medicare elderly: 2000-2005
    Byung Kwang Yoo
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S383-8. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that weekly influenza epidemic activity is associated with annual and daily influenza vaccine receipt...
  77. pmc Use of geocoding and surname analysis to estimate race and ethnicity
    Kevin Fiscella
    Departments of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1482-500. 2006
    ..To review two indirect methods, geocoding and surname analysis, for estimating race/ethnicity as a means for health plans to assess disparities in care...
  78. ncbi request reprint Management of opiate detoxification in jails
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:61-71. 2005
    ..These results show that many jails fail use recommended opiate detoxification procedures and highlight the need for uniform national standards for jail management of opiate dependence...
  79. ncbi request reprint Patient trust: is it related to patient-centered behavior of primary care physicians?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 42:1049-55. 2004
    ..Despite the potential importance of trust, there are few studies of its correlates using objective measures of physician behavior during encounters with patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month safety and efficacy of low-dose mifepristone for uterine myomas
    Steven H Eisinger
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:227-33. 2005
    ..The primary aim was to assess long-term effects of low-dose mifepristone on myoma regression, symptoms, and endometrial pathology. The secondary aim was to assess regrowth of myomas after cessation of mifepristone...
  81. doi request reprint Adding socioeconomic status to Framingham scoring to reduce disparities in coronary risk assessment
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Am Heart J 157:988-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the potential of adding socioeconomic status (SES) to Framingham Risk Scoring (FRS) to improve coronary heart disease (CHD) prediction by SES...
  82. ncbi request reprint Achieving the Healthy People 2010 goal of elimination of health disparities: what will it take?
    Kevin Fiscella
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 19:25-41. 2008
    ..Two "big ideas" offer promise including federal investment in early child education and enhanced primary care within federally qualified community health centers. The proposed criteria are applied to each proposed policy...
  83. ncbi request reprint Health information technology and quality improvement for community health centers
    Kevin Fiscella
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:405-12. 2006
    ..HHS should actively support HIT to improve quality in CHCs. This will maximize HIT benefits, minimize costs, and ensure that CHCs have the tools to address the needs of vulnerable populations...
  84. ncbi request reprint The inverse care law: implications for healthcare of vulnerable populations
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:304-12. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cancer-related fatigue: implications for clinical diagnosis and treatment
    Pascal Jean-Pierre
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, James P Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Oncologist 12:11-21. 2007
    ..Strategies to facilitate reliable assessment of CRF are also discussed. Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  86. pmc Does patient educational level affect office visits to family physicians?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:157-65. 2002
    ..These show that patients' education has relatively small, but potentially important, effects on the outpatient delivery of primary care...
  87. pmc Preventing school dropouts should start in preschool
    Kevin Fiscella
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A67; author reply A69. 2008
  88. ncbi request reprint Risk of preterm birth that is associated with vaginal douching
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1345-50. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between vaginal douching and preterm birth...
  89. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient socioeconomic status on physician profiles for prevention, disease management, and diagnostic testing costs
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Davis, CA, USA
    Med Care 40:717-24. 2002
    ..Previous research shows patient socioeconomic status (SES) affects physician profiles for health status and satisfaction, but effects on other aspects of care are not known...
  90. doi request reprint CDB-2914 for uterine leiomyomata treatment: a randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Fiscella
    Obstet Gynecol 112:707; author reply 707-8. 2008
  91. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographics, self-rated health, and mortality in the US
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:2505-14. 2003
    ..Because of these differential sociodemographic relationships caution is urged when using self-rated health measures in research, clinical, and policy settings...
  92. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient and physician practice socioeconomic status on the health care of privately insured managed care patients
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis 95817, USA
    Med Care 41:842-52. 2003
    ..Previous research shows that patient socioeconomic status (SES) affects health care, but little is known about the relative effects of patient and physician practice SES among privately insured patients...
  93. pmc Patient navigation: state of the art or is it science?
    Kristen J Wells
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 113:1999-2010. 2008
    ..Although cancer-related patient navigation interventions are being adopted increasingly across the United States and Canada, further research will be necessary to evaluate their efficacy and cost-effectiveness in improving cancer care...
  94. ncbi request reprint Connoisseurs of care? Unannounced standardized patients' ratings of physicians
    Malathi Srinivasan
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, USA
    Med Care 44:1092-8. 2006
    ..Using unannounced standardized patients (SPs) may overcome some of these limitations because their experience and training make them able judges of physician behavior...
  95. pmc Discharges against medical advice: are race/ethnicity predictors?
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:955-60. 2006
    ..Prior literature suggests that blacks are more likely to be discharged against medical advice (DAMA)...
  96. pmc Reducing disparities downstream: prospects and challenges
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:672-7. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status disparities in healthcare outcomes: selection bias or biased treatment?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Med Care 42:939-42. 2004
  98. pmc Racial disparities in the content of primary care office visits
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:599-603. 2005
    ..Little is known about racial disparities in primary care at the level of the office visit...
  99. ncbi request reprint Studying physician effects on patient outcomes: physician interactional style and performance on quality of care indicators
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Universtiy of California Davis, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:422-32. 2006
    ..Multi-level modeling may contribute to better understanding of the relationships between physician style and patient outcomes...
  100. 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...