John Fortney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Population level effectiveness of implementing collaborative care management for depression
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR South Central Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:455-60. 2013
  2. pmc Practice-based versus telemedicine-based collaborative care for depression in rural federally qualified health centers: a pragmatic randomized comparative effectiveness trial
    John C Fortney
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 170:414-25. 2013
  3. pmc Geographical access and the substitution of traditional healing for biomedical services in 2 American Indian tribes
    John C Fortney
    South Central Mental Illness Education and Clinical Center MIRECC and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Med Care 50:877-84. 2012
  4. pmc Utilization and expenditures of veterans obtaining primary care in community clinics and VA medical centers: an observational cohort study
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:56. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences between physical and behavioral health benefits in the health plans of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:97-102. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Does improving geographic access to VA primary care services impact patients' patterns of utilization and costs?
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1708, USA
    Inquiry 42:29-42. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Reasons for antidepressant nonadherence among veterans treated in primary care clinics
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Health Outcomes and Research 152 NLR, Little Rock VA Medical Center, 2200 Fort Roots Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:827-34. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Design and implementation of the telemedicine-enhanced antidepressant management study
    John C Fortney
    VA Health Services Research and Development, HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, 72114, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:18-26. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Community-level correlates of hospitalizations for persons with schizophrenia
    John C Fortney
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:772-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between antidepressant medication possession and treatment response
    John C Fortney
    VA South Central Mental Illness Education and Clinic Center MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:377-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. doi request reprint Population level effectiveness of implementing collaborative care management for depression
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR South Central Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:455-60. 2013
    ..Population level effectiveness depends on both reach into the target population and the clinical effectiveness for those reached...
  2. pmc Practice-based versus telemedicine-based collaborative care for depression in rural federally qualified health centers: a pragmatic randomized comparative effectiveness trial
    John C Fortney
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 170:414-25. 2013
    ..The objective of this multisite randomized pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial was to compare the outcomes of patients assigned to practice-based and telemedicine-based collaborative care...
  3. pmc Geographical access and the substitution of traditional healing for biomedical services in 2 American Indian tribes
    John C Fortney
    South Central Mental Illness Education and Clinical Center MIRECC and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Med Care 50:877-84. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Utilization and expenditures of veterans obtaining primary care in community clinics and VA medical centers: an observational cohort study
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:56. 2007
    ..To compare VA inpatient and outpatient utilization and expenditures of veterans seeking primary care in community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) and VA medical centers (VAMCs) in fiscal years 2000 (FY00) and 2001...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences between physical and behavioral health benefits in the health plans of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:97-102. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to describe the physical and behavioral health benefits of a representative community-based sample of at-risk drinkers potentially in need of behavioral health services...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does improving geographic access to VA primary care services impact patients' patterns of utilization and costs?
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1708, USA
    Inquiry 42:29-42. 2005
    ..While CBOCs improved veterans' access, they had little impact on overall patterns of utilization and cost...
  7. doi request reprint Reasons for antidepressant nonadherence among veterans treated in primary care clinics
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Health Outcomes and Research 152 NLR, Little Rock VA Medical Center, 2200 Fort Roots Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:827-34. 2011
    ..To examine the experiences of veterans (mostly middle-aged and elderly men) prescribed antidepressants, specifically with regard to different types of nonadherence, reasons for nonadherence, and side effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Design and implementation of the telemedicine-enhanced antidepressant management study
    John C Fortney
    VA Health Services Research and Development, HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, 72114, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:18-26. 2006
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the TEAM study design...
  9. doi request reprint Community-level correlates of hospitalizations for persons with schizophrenia
    John C Fortney
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:772-8. 2009
    ..This study identified community-level correlates of hospitalization for persons with schizophrenia and identified counties with high hospitalization rates...
  10. doi request reprint Relationship between antidepressant medication possession and treatment response
    John C Fortney
    VA South Central Mental Illness Education and Clinic Center MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:377-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the correlation between antidepressant medication possession ratios (MPR) measured from administrative pharmacy data and changes in self-reported depression symptoms...
  11. doi request reprint The association between rural residence and the use, type, and quality of depression care
    John C Fortney
    South Central Mental Illness Education and Clinical Center MIRECC and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Rural Health 26:205-13. 2010
    ..To assess the association between rurality and depression care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with perceived stigma for alcohol use and treatment among at-risk drinkers
    John Fortney
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:418-29. 2004
    ..Rural at-risk drinkers were more likely to perceive a lack of privacy in primary care...
  13. pmc A Web-based clinical decision support system for depression care management
    John C Fortney
    HSR and D Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:849-54. 2010
    ..To inform the design of future informatics systems that support the chronic care model...
  14. doi request reprint A budget impact analysis of telemedicine-based collaborative care for depression
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 27114, USA
    Med Care 49:872-80. 2011
    ..The objective of this budget impact analysis was to examine patterns of utilization and cost associated with telemedicine-based collaborative care, an intervention that targets patients treated in small rural primary care clinics...
  15. ncbi request reprint VA community-based outpatient clinics: access and utilization performance measures
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114 1706, USA
    Med Care 40:561-9. 2002
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Patterns of substance abuse treatment seeking following cocaine-related emergency department visits
    John C Fortney
    VA Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:221-33. 2011
    ..63, CI(95)ā€‰=ā€‰0.47-0.85, pā€‰<ā€‰0.01). ED visits for cocaine-related chest pain represent missed opportunities to link patients to substance abuse treatment, and interventions are needed to motivate patients to seek care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Steps for implementing collaborative care programs for depression
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Popul Health Manag 12:69-79. 2009
    ..These implementation tools should help clinicians and administrators develop informed strategies for rolling out collaborative care models for depression...
  18. pmc A re-conceptualization of access for 21st century healthcare
    John C Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:639-47. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc A randomized trial of telemedicine-based collaborative care for depression
    John C Fortney
    VA Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research 152 NLR, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1086-93. 2007
    ..Implementing practice-based collaborative care for depression in smaller primary care clinics presents unique challenges because it is often not feasible to employ on-site psychiatrists...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in health care benefits of a community-based sample of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, USA
    J Rural Health 19:292-8. 2003
    ..Different types of health plan cost-containment strategies (eg, gatekeeping, selective contracting, and cost-sharing) may affect the utilization of behavioral health services differently in urban and rural areas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Community-level risk factors for depression hospitalizations
    John Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 34:343-52. 2007
    ..Significant risk factors included unemployment, poverty, physician supply, and hospital bed supply. Significant protective factors included rurality, economic dependence, and housing stress...
  22. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a primary care depression intervention
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    HSRD Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, Arkansas 72114 1706, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:432-41. 2003
    ..To determine the incremental cost-effectiveness of a quality improvement depression intervention (enhanced care) in primary care settings relative to usual care...
  23. doi request reprint Does minority racial-ethnic status moderate outcomes of collaborative care for depression?
    Teri D Davis
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1282-8. 2011
    ..The authors examined racial differences in response rates to an intervention involving collaborative care and usual care among 360 veterans treated for depression at Department of Veterans Affairs community-based primary care clinics...
  24. ncbi request reprint One size fits some: the impact of patient treatment attitudes on the cost-effectiveness of a depression primary-care intervention
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    VA HSRD Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Psychol Med 35:839-54. 2005
    ..This study estimated the impact of patient receptivity to antidepressant medication on the cost-effectiveness of an evidence-based primary-care depression intervention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Time allocation and caseload capacity in telephone depression care management
    Chuan Fen Liu
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Ste 1400, Seattle WA 98101, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:652-60. 2007
    ..To document time allocated to care management activities and care manager workload capacity using data collected for studies of telephone care management of depression...
  26. pmc Implementation outcomes of evidence-based quality improvement for depression in VA community based outpatient clinics
    John Fortney
    Health Services Research and Development, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Implement Sci 7:30. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of evidence-based quality improvement (EBQI) as a strategy to facilitate the adoption of collaborative-care management in CBOCs...
  27. pmc Use of outpatient care in Veterans Health Administration and Medicare among veterans receiving primary care in community-based and hospital outpatient clinics
    Chuan Fen Liu
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1268-86. 2010
    ..To examine differences in use of Veterans Health Administration (VA) and Medicare outpatient services by VA primary care patients...
  28. pmc Partnership for implementation of evidence-based mental health practices in rural federally qualified health centers: theory and methods
    Justin B Hunt
    Division of Health Services Research, Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 6:389-98. 2012
    ..We sought to describe the conceptual components of an implementation partnership that focuses on the adaption and adoption of mental health EBPs by rural CHCs in Arkansas...
  29. pmc Are primary care services a substitute or complement for specialty and inpatient services?
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D CeMHOR 152 NLR, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1422-42. 2005
    ..To determine whether strategies designed to increase members' use of primary care services result in decreases (substitution) or increases (complementation) in the use and cost of other types of health services...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinics
    Michael K Chapko
    Health Services Research and Development, Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 40:555-60. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a primary care intervention for depressed females
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Department of Psychiatry, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 116F2 NLR, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Affect Disord 74:23-32. 2003
    ..We conducted an exploratory cost-effectiveness analysis by gender of an intervention to improve recognition and guideline-concordant treatment of depression in primary care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Depression-free day to utility-weighted score: is it valid?
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Med Care 45:357-62. 2007
    ..These formulas are based on linear extrapolation of data documenting the correlation between depression symptom severity and generic health-related quality of life...
  33. ncbi request reprint VA community-based outpatient clinics: performance measures based on patient perceptions of care
    Steven J Borowsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VAMC, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    Med Care 40:578-86. 2002
    ..The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently initiated a system of Community- Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) to enhance delivery of primary care to veterans...
  34. ncbi request reprint An assessment of beliefs about mental health care among veterans who served in Iraq
    Tracy Stecker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1358-61. 2007
    ..This study assessed beliefs about mental health treatment in a group of soldiers newly returning from the war in Iraq...
  35. doi request reprint Effectiveness of collaborative care for depression in human immunodeficiency virus clinics
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Educational Center and Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:23-31. 2011
    ..Depression is common among persons with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and is associated with unfavorable outcomes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationship between perceived stigma and depression severity
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Bldg 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:278-83. 2004
    ..001) and meeting criteria for current major depression (p <.001) were significant predictors of perceived stigma. Greater depression severity appears to be a strong predictor of perceived stigma...
  37. ncbi request reprint The triple threat for chronic disease: obesity, race, and depression
    Tracy Stecker
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development HRS and D Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:513-8. 2006
    ..Also, these risk factors interacted to create an increased likelihood of disease prevalence. Thus, obesity, race, and depression interacted to create a "triple threat" of developing certain chronic diseases...
  38. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and alcohol dependence in a community population
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
    Community Ment Health J 38:361-73. 2002
    ..This lack of insurance for previously depressed persons calls for future work examining the potential influence of this barrier to access care on both clinical and functional outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint VA community-based outpatient clinics: quality of care performance measures
    Ashley N Hedeen
    Health Services Research and Development, Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 40:570-7. 2002
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) recently initiated a system of Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) to enhance delivery of primary care to veterans...
  40. pmc How bad is depression? Preference score estimates from depressed patients and the general population
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1406-23. 2009
    ..To compare depression health state preference scores across four groups: (1) general population, (2) previous history of depression but not currently depressed, (3) less severe current depression, and (4) more severe current depression...
  41. ncbi request reprint How depression influences the receipt of primary care services among women: a propensity score analysis
    Tracy Stecker
    VA Health Services Research and Development HRS and D, Center for Mental Health and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:198-205. 2007
    ..This study investigated whether female primary care patients with depression were more or less likely to receive preventive/diagnostic tests...
  42. doi request reprint Beliefs about depression and depression treatment among depressed veterans
    Mark J Edlund
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204, USA
    Med Care 46:581-9. 2008
    ..It is important to understand patients' beliefs about mental health disorders and mental health treatment to improve systems of care...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of comorbid anxiety disorders on health-related quality of life among patients with major depressive disorder
    Dinesh Mittal
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58 152 NLR, Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1731-7. 2006
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of a rural telemedicine collaborative care intervention for depression
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:812-21. 2010
    ..Collaborative care interventions for depression in primary care settings are clinically beneficial and cost-effective. Most prior studies were conducted in urban settings...
  45. doi request reprint Using a multi-level approach to implement a primary care mental health (PCMH) program
    Joann Kirchner
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center SCMIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:161-74. 2010
    ..Key stakeholders and researchers collaborated to propose and implement the program. Preliminary findings indicate that the program may reduce referrals to specialty mental health care...
  46. pmc Measuring continuity of care for clients of public mental health systems
    John Fortney
    Centers for Mental Healthcare Research, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1157-75. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Challenges associated with being an off-site depression care manager
    Betty Ackerman
    Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock 72114, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 47:43-9. 2009
    ..Care management in the context of a distributed care team is becoming increasingly popular in health care systems...
  48. doi request reprint Equivalence of two healthcare costing methods: bottom-up and top-down
    Michael K Chapko
    Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Health Econ 18:1188-201. 2009
    ..Administrators and researchers conducting cost analyses need to carefully consider the purpose, methods, characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses when selecting a method for assessing cost...
  49. ncbi request reprint VA community-based outpatient clinics: cost performance measures
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 40:587-95. 2002
    ..To examine the direct costs of treating veterans in Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) and primary care clinics operated by VA medical centers (VAMCs) between April 1998 and September 1998...
  50. ncbi request reprint The influence of comorbid chronic medical conditions on the adequacy of depression care for older Americans
    Jeffrey S Harman
    Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2178-83. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of the co-occurrence of four common chronic medical conditions (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, arthritis, heart disease) on the probability of receiving adequate depression treatment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Disparities in the adequacy of depression treatment in the United States
    Jeffrey S Harman
    Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, P O Box 100195, Gainesville, Florida 32611 0195, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1379-85. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether observed disparities in treatment are due to differences in rates of treatment initiation or to differences in the quality of treatment once treatment has been initiated...
  52. ncbi request reprint Outpatient visit chaining among patients with serious mental illness
    John F McCarthy
    Department of Veterans Affairs Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 44:257-64. 2006
    ..Unmeasured visit "chaining" may bias estimates of the impact of accessibility barriers when utilization volume is measured using visit days. No studies have evaluated differential encounter chaining by distance...

Research Grants6

  1. Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health Disparities
    John Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
  2. Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health Disparities
    John Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..
  3. Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Health Disparities
    John C Fortney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This population is at high risk for experiencing health disparities and thus, interventions targeting this population have the potential to have a major impact. ..