Floyd J Fowler

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decision dissonance: evaluating an approach to measuring the quality of surgical decision making
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:136-44. 2013
  2. pmc Decision-making process reported by Medicare patients who had coronary artery stenting or surgery for prostate cancer
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:911-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Adverse events during hospitalization: results of a patient survey
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:583-90. 2008
  4. pmc Relationship between regional per capita Medicare expenditures and patient perceptions of quality of care
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    JAMA 299:2406-12. 2008
  5. pmc The impact of a suspicious prostate biopsy on patients' psychological, socio-behavioral, and medical care outcomes
    Floyd J Fowler
    The General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:715-21. 2006
  6. pmc Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:269-77. 2011
  7. pmc Adverse effects of robotic-assisted laparoscopic versus open retropubic radical prostatectomy among a nationwide random sample of medicare-age men
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:513-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint United States radiation oncologists' and urologists' opinions about screening and treatment of prostate cancer vary by region
    Mary McNaughton Collins
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 60:628-33. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Policy support for patient-centered care: the need for measurable improvements in decision quality
    Karen R Sepucha
    Health Decision Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Do characteristics of HIPAA consent forms affect the response rate?
    Dragana Bolcic-Jankovic
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, and Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02125 3393, USA
    Med Care 45:100-3. 2007

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Publications18

  1. pmc Decision dissonance: evaluating an approach to measuring the quality of surgical decision making
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:136-44. 2013
    ..A new method for evaluating decision quality for major surgical decisions was examined, and a methodology for collecting the needed data was developed...
  2. pmc Decision-making process reported by Medicare patients who had coronary artery stenting or surgery for prostate cancer
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:911-6. 2012
    ..Patients facing decisions should be told about their options, have the opportunity to discuss the pros and cons, and have their preferences reflected in the final decision...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adverse events during hospitalization: results of a patient survey
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:583-90. 2008
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  4. pmc Relationship between regional per capita Medicare expenditures and patient perceptions of quality of care
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    JAMA 299:2406-12. 2008
    ..Wide variations in Medicare expenditures exist across regions, but little is known about whether beneficiaries residing in low-expenditure regions perceive receiving lower-quality care than those in high-expenditure regions...
  5. pmc The impact of a suspicious prostate biopsy on patients' psychological, socio-behavioral, and medical care outcomes
    Floyd J Fowler
    The General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:715-21. 2006
    ..To evaluate the psychological, socio-behavioral, and medical implications of apparently false-positive prostate cancer screening results...
  6. pmc Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:269-77. 2011
    ..To understand the extent to which hospitalized patients participate in their care, and the association of patient participation with quality of care and patient safety...
  7. pmc Adverse effects of robotic-assisted laparoscopic versus open retropubic radical prostatectomy among a nationwide random sample of medicare-age men
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:513-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the risks of problems with continence and sexual function following these procedures among Medicare-age men...
  8. ncbi request reprint United States radiation oncologists' and urologists' opinions about screening and treatment of prostate cancer vary by region
    Mary McNaughton Collins
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 60:628-33. 2002
    ..To examine whether physicians' views on prostate cancer screening and treatment vary by geographic region in the United States...
  9. ncbi request reprint Policy support for patient-centered care: the need for measurable improvements in decision quality
    Karen R Sepucha
    Health Decision Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Policies that support the development and routine use of measures of decision quality will provide opportunities to measurably improve the quality of decisions, thereby leading to more patient-centered and efficient health care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Do characteristics of HIPAA consent forms affect the response rate?
    Dragana Bolcic-Jankovic
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, and Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02125 3393, USA
    Med Care 45:100-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this research was to examine how the characteristics of authorization forms used by hospitals affect the likelihood of consent...
  11. doi request reprint Informing and involving patients to improve the quality of medical decisions
    Floyd J Fowler
    Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:699-706. 2011
    ..We review public and private developments that could facilitate the development of tools and methods to improve patient-centered care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a new health-related quality of life instrument for patients with sinusitis
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1375-86. 2005
    ..This study used patient focus and pretesting groups followed by a prospective cohort study to develop and validate a HRQL instrument for patients with sinusitis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validity of primary care patient self-report of abnormal (but not cancer) prostate biopsy results
    Mary McNaughton-Collins
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 172:2366-8. 2004
    ..We assessed the validity of patient self-report of abnormal (but not cancer) prostate biopsy results, ie, atypical cells or prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia...
  14. doi request reprint How patient centered are medical decisions?: Results of a national survey
    Floyd J Fowler
    Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1215-21. 2013
    ..OBJECTIVE :To learn how patients describe the decision-making process for 10 common medical decisions, including 6 that are most often made in primary care...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of androgen deprivation on quality of life after radical prostatectomy for prostate carcinoma
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 95:287-95. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Enthusiasm for cancer screening in the United States
    Lisa M Schwartz
    VA Outcomes Group, White River Junction, VT, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    JAMA 291:71-8. 2004
    ..Public health officials, physicians, and disease advocacy groups have worked hard to educate individuals living in the United States about the importance of cancer screening...
  17. pmc Role of cognitive testing in the development of the CAHPS Hospital Survey
    Roger E Levine
    American Institutes for Research, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2037-56. 2005
    ..To describe how cognitive testing results were used to inform the modification and selection of items for the Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospital Survey pilot test instrument...
  18. pmc Should a colon cancer screening decision aid include the option of no testing? A comparative trial of two decision aids
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:10. 2008
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