P Franks

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physician referral rates: style without much substance?
    P Franks
    Primary Care Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 38:836-46. 2000
  2. pmc Why do physicians vary so widely in their referral rates?
    P Franks
    Primary Care Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:163-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Skepticism toward medical care and health care utilization
    K Fiscella
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    Med Care 36:180-9. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Do physicians who diagnose more mental health disorders generate lower health care costs?
    T L Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York 14610, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:305-10. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Does skepticism towards medical care predict mortality?
    K Fiscella
    Primary Care Institute, and Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    Med Care 37:409-14. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in perceptions of physician style and trust
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98105 6099, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1156-63. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Is family care associated with reduced health care expenditures?
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:608-14. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient socioeconomic status on physician profiles: a comparison of census-derived and individual measures
    K Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Family Medicine Center, New York 14620, USA
    Med Care 39:8-14. 2001
  9. pmc Telephone ownership and deaf people: implications for telephone surveys
    S Barnett
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1754-6. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint The adequacy of Papanicolaou smears as performed by family physicians and obstetrician-gynecologists
    K Fiscella
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:294-8. 1999

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Physician referral rates: style without much substance?
    P Franks
    Primary Care Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 38:836-46. 2000
    ..The relationships between this physician behavior and costs and patient outcomes are unknown...
  2. pmc Why do physicians vary so widely in their referral rates?
    P Franks
    Primary Care Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:163-8. 2000
    ..To determine which physician practice and psychological factors contribute to observed variation in primary care physicians' referral rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Skepticism toward medical care and health care utilization
    K Fiscella
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    Med Care 36:180-9. 1998
    ..The impact of skepticism toward health care providers on health behavior and health care utilization was assessed using a cross-sectional analysis of data from the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey (NMES)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Do physicians who diagnose more mental health disorders generate lower health care costs?
    T L Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York 14610, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:305-10. 2000
    ..Our goal was to examine the relationships between the proportion of mental health diagnoses by primary care physicians and both health care expenditures and the risk of avoidable hospitalizations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does skepticism towards medical care predict mortality?
    K Fiscella
    Primary Care Institute, and Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    Med Care 37:409-14. 1999
    ..This study examines the impact of skepticism toward medical care on mortality using data from the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey (NMES)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in perceptions of physician style and trust
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98105 6099, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1156-63. 2000
    ..While pervasive racial and ethnic inequalities in access to care and health status have been documented, potential underlying causes, such as patients' perceptions of their physicians, have not been explored as thoroughly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is family care associated with reduced health care expenditures?
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:608-14. 1999
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  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient socioeconomic status on physician profiles: a comparison of census-derived and individual measures
    K Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Family Medicine Center, New York 14620, USA
    Med Care 39:8-14. 2001
    ..The relative ease of using zip codes compared with geocoded addresses and loss of information associated with incomplete matching during geocoding suggest that zip code-derived SES may be preferable...
  9. pmc Telephone ownership and deaf people: implications for telephone surveys
    S Barnett
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1754-6. 1999
    ..This study was done to determine the prevalence of telephone ownership in different deaf populations and to explore its implications for telephone-based surveys...
  10. ncbi request reprint The adequacy of Papanicolaou smears as performed by family physicians and obstetrician-gynecologists
    K Fiscella
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:294-8. 1999
    ..Little is known about the quality of Papanicolaou (Pap) smears performed by family physicians and obstetrician-gynecologists...
  11. ncbi request reprint Supplemental insurance and mortality in elderly Americans. Findings from a national cohort
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:251-7. 2000
    ..As the burden of out-of-pocket health care expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries has grown, the need to assess the relationship between uncovered costs and health outcomes has become more pressing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Inequality in quality: addressing socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic disparities in health care
    K Fiscella
    Family Medicine Center, 885 S Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    JAMA 283:2579-84. 2000
    ..jama. 2000;283:2579-2584..
  13. pmc Improving physicians' HIV risk-assessment skills using announced and unannounced standardized patients
    R M Epstein
    Highland Primary Care Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:176-80. 2001
    ..To evaluate feasibility and to validate a rating scale for two educational programs that use standardized patient-instructors (SPIs) in the office setting to improve physicians' HIV risk communication skills...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of telephone reminders in improving rate of appointments kept at an outpatient clinic: a randomized controlled trial
    M J Hashim
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 14:193-6. 2001
    ..Telephone reminders provide substantial net revenue, but the results may be population specific...
  15. pmc Deafness and mortality: analyses of linked data from the National Health Interview Survey and National Death Index
    S Barnett
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:330-6. 1999
    ..To examine the association between age at onset of deafness and mortality...
  16. pmc Racial/ethnic inequities in continuity and site of care: location, location, location
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105-6099, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:78-89. 2001
    ..Greater use of hospital clinics and community health centers by minorities also contributes to this discontinuity...