Peter Franks

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Do changes in traditional coronary heart disease risk factors over time explain the association between socio-economic status and coronary heart disease?
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California at Davis, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:28. 2011
  3. pmc Cigarette prices, smoking, and the poor: implications of recent trends
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1873-7. 2007
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Is expanding Medicare coverage cost-effective?
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:23. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Do personal and societal preferences differ by socio-demographic group?
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Health Econ 16:319-25. 2007
  8. 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
  9. pmc Including socioeconomic status in coronary heart disease risk estimation
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Sacramento, California, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:447-53. 2010
  10. 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

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Publications103 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Do changes in traditional coronary heart disease risk factors over time explain the association between socio-economic status and coronary heart disease?
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California at Davis, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:28. 2011
    ..We examined this question given its relevance to risk assessment in clinical decision making...
  3. pmc Cigarette prices, smoking, and the poor: implications of recent trends
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1873-7. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between smoking participation and cigarette pack price by income group and time period to determine role of cigarette prices in income-related disparities in smoking in the United States...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Is expanding Medicare coverage cost-effective?
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:23. 2005
    ..Proposals to expand Medicare coverage tend to be expensive, but the value of services purchased is not known. This study evaluates the efficiency of the average private supplemental insurance plan for Medicare recipients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do personal and societal preferences differ by socio-demographic group?
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Health Econ 16:319-25. 2007
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that using the EQ-5D Index in CEAs may not contribute to socio-demographic inequities...
  8. 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)...
  9. pmc Including socioeconomic status in coronary heart disease risk estimation
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Sacramento, California, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:447-53. 2010
    ..We examined whether hybrid SES measures (based on area measures of income and individual education) address this bias and derived an approach to incorporating SES information into treatment guidelines...
  10. 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
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  11. ncbi request reprint Mapping the SF-12 to the EuroQol EQ-5D Index in a national US sample
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:247-54. 2004
    ..Preference scores for the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) SF-12 would enable its use in cost-effectiveness analyses. Previous mapping studies of MOS instruments top reference-based instruments have not examined performance in national samples...
  12. pmc On being new to an insurance plan: health care use associated with the first years in a health insurance plan
    Peter Franks
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, Calif 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:156-61. 2003
    ..We wanted to compare health care utilization and costs in the first year of being in a health insurance plan with those of subsequent years...
  13. ncbi request reprint The burden of disease associated with being African-American in the United States and the contribution of socio-economic status
    Peter Franks
    Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care Department, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:2469-78. 2006
    ..Better understanding of the disparate effects of SES may inform interventions to address health disparities adversely affecting African-Americans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physician gender, patient gender, and primary care
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:73-80. 2003
    ..We sought to examine the role of physician and patient gender across the spectrum of primary care in a nationally representative sample, large enough to examine the role of gender concordance and adjust for confounding variables...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mapping the SF-12 to preference-based instruments: convergent validity in a low-income, minority population
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Med Care 41:1277-83. 2003
    ..Previous mapping studies of SF family instruments to preference-based instruments have not examined convergent validity or performance in low-income, minority populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relative disutilities of 47 risk factors and conditions assessed with seven preference-based health status measures in a national U.S. sample: toward consistency in cost-effectiveness analyses
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 44:478-85. 2006
    ..Preference-based health measures yield summary scores that are compatible with cost-effectiveness analyses. There is limited comparative information, however, about how different measures weight health conditions in the U.S. population...
  19. pmc Are patients' ratings of their physicians related to health outcomes?
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:229-34. 2005
    ..Observational studies using patient reports suggest associations between physician interpersonal styles and patient outcomes. Possible confounding of these associations has not been carefully examined...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer testing among Medicare subpopulations
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento CA 95817, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:194-202. 2008
    ..In mid-2001, universal coverage was advanced to screening colonoscopy. This study sought to determine whether trends in CRC testing differed among racial/ethnic, age, or gender subgroups of the Medicare population...
  21. doi request reprint Patient engagement programs for recognition and initial treatment of depression in primary care: a randomized trial
    Richard L Kravitz
    Division of General Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento2Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California at Davis, Sacramento
    JAMA 310:1818-28. 2013
    ..Encouraging primary care patients to address depression symptoms and care with clinicians could improve outcomes but may also result in unnecessary treatment...
  22. pmc Effects of tailored knowledge enhancement on colorectal cancer screening preference across ethnic and language groups
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 90:103-10. 2013
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  23. doi request reprint The cost of satisfaction: a national study of patient satisfaction, health care utilization, expenditures, and mortality
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, 4860 Y St, Ambulatory Care Center, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:405-11. 2012
    ..Patient satisfaction is a widely used health care quality metric. However, the relationship between patient satisfaction and health care utilization, expenditures, and outcomes remains ill defined...
  24. doi request reprint Patient-provider sex and race/ethnicity concordance: a national study of healthcare and outcomes
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 49:1012-20. 2011
    ..Increasing patient-provider sex and race/ethnicity concordance has been proposed to improve healthcare and help mitigate health disparities, but the relationship between concordance and health outcomes remains unclear...
  25. doi request reprint Persistent racial and ethnic disparities in up-to-date colorectal cancer testing in medicare enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:412-8. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Do patient requests for antidepressants enhance or hinder physicians' evaluation of depression? A randomized controlled trial
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Care 44:1107-13. 2006
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  27. pmc Suffering in silence: reasons for not disclosing depression in primary care
    Robert A Bell
    Departments of Communication and Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:439-46. 2011
    ..Depression symptoms are underreported by patients. We thus assessed individuals' reasons for not disclosing depression to their primary care physician...
  28. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with health care providers and preventive care adherence: a national study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
    Med Care 52:78-85. 2014
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  29. pmc Extended office hours and health care expenditures: a national study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:388-95. 2012
    ..We examined the association between reported access to extended office hours and both health care expenditures and mortality...
  30. doi request reprint Physician counseling for colorectal cancer screening: impact on patient attitudes, beliefs, and behavior
    Joshua J Fenton
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:673-81. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Health characteristics associated with gaining and losing private and public health insurance: a national study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 50:145-51. 2012
    ..Millions of Americans lack or lose health insurance annually, yet how health characteristics predict insurance acquisition and loss remains unclear...
  32. doi request reprint Cancer Health Empowerment for Living without Pain (Ca-HELP): effects of a tailored education and coaching intervention on pain and impairment
    Richard L Kravitz
    Department of Internal Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pain 152:1572-82. 2011
    ..10). We conclude that TEC, compared with EUC, resulted in improved pain communication self-efficacy and temporary improvement in pain-related impairment, but no improvement in pain severity...
  33. doi request reprint Gender of physician as the usual source of care and patient health care utilization and mortality
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:138-48. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine associations of the gender of a patient's usual source of health care (USOC) with health care utilization and mortality...
  34. pmc Targeted versus tailored multimedia patient engagement to enhance depression recognition and treatment in primary care: randomized controlled trial protocol for the AMEP2 study
    Daniel J Tancredi
    UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, 2103 Stockton Blvd Suite 2224, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:141. 2013
    ..Both targeted and tailored communication strategies offer promise for fomenting discussion and reducing barriers to appropriate initial treatment of depression...
  35. doi request reprint Influence of patient coaching on analgesic treatment adjustment: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
    Richard L Kravitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:874-84. 2012
    ..For patients with cancer-related pain and their physicians, routine oncology visits are an opportunity to adjust the analgesic regimen and secure better pain control. However, treatment intensification occurs haphazardly in practice...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Primary care attributes and mortality: a national person-level study
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:34-41. 2012
    ..We examined whether patient-reported access to selected primary care attributes, including some emphasized in the medical home literature, is associated with lower individual mortality risk...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of a tailored interactive multimedia computer program on determinants of colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled pilot study in physician offices
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine DF and CM, University of California Davis UCD School of Medicine SOM, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 66:67-74. 2007
    ..Screening reduces colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality and is cost-effective, yet uptake is suboptimal. We developed and evaluated a personally tailored interactive multimedia computer program (IMCP) to encourage CRC screening...
  39. pmc Primary care visit length, quality, and satisfaction for standardized patients with depression
    Estella M Geraghty
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1641-7. 2007
    ..The contribution of physician and organizational factors to visit length, quality, and satisfaction remains uncertain, in part, because of confounding by patient presentation...
  40. pmc Influence of primary care use on population delivery of colorectal cancer screening
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:640-5. 2009
    ..Within a defined population, we quantified the percent of CRC screening underuse that is potentially explained by low use of primary care visits...
  41. 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...
  42. pmc Home-based, peer-led chronic illness self-management training: findings from a 1-year randomized controlled trial
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:319-27. 2009
    ..We conducted a 1-year randomized controlled trial of Homing in on Health (HIOH), a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program variant, addressing these limitations...
  43. pmc Sociopsychological tailoring to address colorectal cancer screening disparities: a randomized controlled trial
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Jerant, Franks Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Jerant, Kravitz, Tancredi, Franks Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Kravitz Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City College of New York, New York, New York Sohler Department of Family Medicine and Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York Fiscella Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Romero Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado Parnes Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Tancredi Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Aguilar Gaxiola Center for Reducing Health Disparities, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California Aguilar Gaxiola University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California Slee IET Academic Technology Services, University of California Davis, Davis, California Dvorak, Turner Sutter Medical Foundation, Sacramento, CA 92037
    Ann Fam Med 12:204-14. 2014
    ..We examined whether an interactive multimedia computer program (IMCP) tailored to expanded health belief model sociopsychological factors could promote colorectal cancer screening in a multiethnic sample...
  44. doi request reprint Associations between pain control self-efficacy, self-efficacy for communicating with physicians, and subsequent pain severity among cancer patients
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:275-80. 2011
    ..We explored this discrepancy by examining relationships between self-efficacy for communicating with physicians and pain control self-efficacy and subsequent pain severity among cancer patients participating in a coaching trial...
  45. doi request reprint Patient-centered communication in primary care: physician and patient gender and gender concordance
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:539-45. 2009
    ..Our objective was to investigate the influence of patient and physician gender, as well as gender concordance between patient and physician, on the patient centeredness of primary care visits...
  46. pmc Effects of personality on self-rated health in a 1-year randomized controlled trial of chronic illness self-management
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 15:321-35. 2010
    ....
  47. pmc Personality and medication non-adherence among older adults enrolled in a six-year trial
    Anthony Jerant
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 16:151-69. 2011
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Association between obesity and patient satisfaction
    Ronald L Fong
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, 4680 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1402-11. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between BMI and patient satisfaction with health care providers using a nationally representative survey...
  49. pmc The effects of two health information texts on patient recognition memory: a randomized controlled trial
    Erin Freed
    Department of Psychology, University of California Davis, Davis, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:260-5. 2013
    ..To compare the effects of two health information texts on patient recognition memory, a key aspect of comprehension...
  50. pmc Let's not talk about it: suicide inquiry in primary care
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:412-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to ascertain physician characteristics associated with exploring suicidality in patients with depressive symptoms and the influence of patient antidepressant requests...
  51. pmc Five factor model personality factors moderated the effects of an intervention to enhance chronic disease management self-efficacy
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95618, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 14:473-87. 2009
    ..We hypothesized Homing in on Health (HIOH), a variant of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, would be most effective in patients high in neuroticism and low in extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and/or conscientiousness...
  52. ncbi request reprint Self-report adherence measures in chronic illness: retest reliability and predictive validity
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Med Care 46:1134-9. 2008
    ..Patient self-report is a practical method for measuring adherence, but little is known about its optimal use...
  53. pmc Personality and EQ-5D scores among individuals with chronic conditions
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:1195-204. 2008
    ..Personality is associated with self-rated health, but prior studies have not examined associations with preference-based measures. We hypothesized similar associations would exist with preference-based health...
  54. pmc Is personality a key predictor of missing study data? An analysis from a randomized controlled trial
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:148-56. 2009
    ..We examined whether Five Factor Model (FFM) personality factors-Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness-predicted missing data in a randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Does applicant personality influence multiple mini-interview performance and medical school acceptance offers?
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Acad Med 87:1250-9. 2012
    ..To examine relationships among applicant personality, Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) performance, and medical school acceptance offers...
  56. doi request reprint Body mass index, diabetes, hypertension, and short-term mortality: a population-based observational study, 2000-2006
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:422-31. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between BMI and mortality in a representative, contemporary United States sample...
  57. pmc Cancer Health Empowerment for Living without Pain (Ca-HELP): study design and rationale for a tailored education and coaching intervention to enhance care of cancer-related pain
    Richard L Kravitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:319. 2009
    ..Cancer-related pain is common and under-treated. This article describes a study designed to test the effectiveness of a theory-driven, patient-centered coaching intervention to improve cancer pain processes and outcomes...
  58. pmc Body mass index and employment-based health insurance
    Ronald L Fong
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:101. 2008
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Mortality prediction by quality-adjusted life year compatible health measures: findings in a nationally representative US sample
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y St, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 49:443-50. 2011
    ..Responses to single-item categorical self-rated health (SRH) measures predict mortality, but performance of quality-adjusted life year (QALY) compatible health measures in this regard has not been much investigated...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of physician gender on patient satisfaction
    Klea D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:69-75. 2003
    ....
  61. pmc Factors associated with Hispanic/non-Hispanic white colorectal cancer screening disparities
    Anthony F Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1241-5. 2008
    ..In the United States, Hispanics are less likely to undergo colorectal cancer (CRC) screening than non-Hispanic whites (whites)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms moderated the effect of chronic illness self-management training on self-efficacy
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine UCDSOM, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Med Care 46:523-31. 2008
    ..Current theories and data concerning the potential moderating effect of depressive symptoms on interventions to enhance patient chronic illness self-management self-efficacy are conflicting...
  63. ncbi request reprint Can patient coaching reduce racial/ethnic disparities in cancer pain control? Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
    Donna Kalauokalani
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pain Med 8:17-24. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined whether patient coaching could reduce disparities in pain control in a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial...
  64. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care and cancer screening among health plan enrollees
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Med Care 46:58-62. 2008
    ..In addition, little is known about the relationship between continuity of care and receipt of colorectal and prostate cancer screening...
  65. pmc Training residents to employ self-efficacy-enhancing interviewing techniques: randomized controlled trial of a standardized patient intervention
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95618, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:606-13. 2009
    ..Current interventions to enhance patient self-efficacy, a key mediator of health behavior, have limited primary care application...
  66. ncbi request reprint Changes in health care expenditure associated with gaining or losing health insurance
    Lisa Ward
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:768-74. 2007
    ..Cross-sectional data suggest that changes in health insurance status are associated with expenditures. No national longitudinal analysis has examined this relationship...
  67. pmc Cholesterol treatment with statins: who is left out and who makes it to goal?
    Peter Franks
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:68. 2010
    ..We examined socio-demographic factors associated with a) eligibility for statin therapy among those not on statins, and b) achievement of statin therapy goals...
  68. pmc What drives referral from primary care physicians to mental health specialists? A randomized trial using actors portraying depressive symptoms
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:584-9. 2006
    ..Referral from primary care to the mental health specialty sector is important but poorly understood...
  69. pmc Influence of patients' requests for direct-to-consumer advertised antidepressants: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    JAMA 293:1995-2002. 2005
    ..Critics charge that it leads to overprescribing, while proponents counter that it helps avert underuse of effective treatments, especially for conditions that are poorly recognized or stigmatized...
  70. pmc Age-related disparities in cancer screening: analysis of 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data
    Anthony F Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, Calif 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:481-7. 2004
    ..We compared age-related patterns of screening for colorectal cancer with those for breast and prostate cancer in persons aged 50 years and older...
  71. doi request reprint Perceived control moderated the self-efficacy-enhancing effects of a chronic illness self-management intervention
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Chronic Illn 4:173-82. 2008
    ..We examined the effects of a home-based variant of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program on self-efficacy, and explored the moderating effects of perceived control over self-management (PCSM)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Determinants of racial/ethnic colorectal cancer screening disparities
    Anthony F Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y St, Ste 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1317-24. 2008
    ..The contributions of demographic, socioeconomic, access, language, and nativity factors to racial/ethnic colorectal cancer (CRC) screening disparities are uncertain...
  73. doi request reprint Health status among US Hispanics: ethnic variation, nativity, and language moderation
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Med Care 46:709-17. 2008
    ..The relationship between health status and Hispanic ethnicities, language, and nativity is poorly understood, due to the limitations and conflicting findings of previous studies...
  74. 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...
  75. pmc Tendency to adhere to provider-recommended treatments and subsequent pain severity among individuals with cancer
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 5:23-31. 2011
    ..We explored the relationship between adherence tendency and subsequent pain severity among cancer patients participating in a randomized controlled trial of coaching to enhance communication with physicians and reduce pain severity...
  76. ncbi request reprint Costs of needlestick injuries and subsequent hepatitis and HIV infection
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2093-105. 2007
    ..Physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers (HCWs) are at risk of bloodborne pathogens infection from needlestick injuries, but costs of needlesticks are little studied...
  77. pmc Editorial peer reviewers' recommendations at a general medical journal: are they reliable and do editors care?
    Richard L Kravitz
    Department of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10072. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between external reviewers' recommendations and the editorial outcome of manuscripts undergoing external peer-review at the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM)...
  78. pmc Depression treatment preferences of Hispanic individuals: exploring the influence of ethnicity, language, and explanatory models
    Erik Fernandez y Garcia
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, University of California Davis School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:39-50. 2011
    ..Specifically, we examined factors associated with medication preferences in non-Hispanic white and Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Hispanic persons...
  79. pmc Tailored interactive multimedia computer programs to reduce health disparities: opportunities and challenges
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:323-30. 2011
    ..To review the theory and research evidence suggesting that tailored interactive multimedia computer programs (IMCPs) aimed at optimizing patient health behaviors could lessen socio-demographic health disparities...
  80. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism after spinal cord injury: incidence, time course, and associated risk factors in 16,240 adults and children
    Tracey Jones
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:2240-7. 2005
    ..To analyze the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting resident performance: development of a theoretical model and a focused literature review
    Maya Mitchell
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 4150 V Street, Suite 2400, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Med 80:376-89. 2005
    ..However, determinants of physician performance have not been well elucidated. The authors sought to develop a theoretical model of physician performance, and explored the literature about factors affecting resident performance...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. pmc Exploring and validating patient concerns: relation to prescribing for depression
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:21-8. 2007
    ..This study examined moderating effects of physician communication behaviors on relationships between patient requests for antidepressant medications and subsequent prescribing...
  85. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of health insurance
    Peter Muennig
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:59-64. 2005
    ..Although studies have examined both the adverse consequences of lacking health insurance and the costs of insuring the uninsured, there are no estimates of the value of providing health insurance to those currently uninsured...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization and adults who are deaf: relationship with age at onset of deafness
    Steven Barnett
    Family Medicine Center, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:105-20. 2002
    ..To evaluate the health care utilization of a nationally representative sample of U.S. deaf adults while accounting for the age at onset of deafness, an indicator of linguistic and sociocultural group affiliation...
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi request reprint The income-associated burden of disease in the United States
    Peter Muennig
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 W 168th St, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:2018-26. 2005
    ..2 million fewer HALYs per year-a difference of 8.5 HALYs per individual between age 18 and death. The income-associated burden of disease appears to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the US...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. pmc Gender and the burden of disease attributable to obesity
    Peter Muennig
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1662-8. 2006
    ....
  95. 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...
  96. pmc Caught in the act? Prevalence, predictors, and consequences of physician detection of unannounced standardized patients
    Carol E Franz
    University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2290-302. 2006
    ..Systematic assessment of detection is recommended when SPs are used in studies of clinical process and quality of care...
  97. ncbi request reprint Relationship among sociodemographic factors, clinical conditions, and health-related quality of life: examining the EQ-5D in the U.S. general population
    Erica I Lubetkin
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education CUNY Medical School, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:2187-96. 2005
    ..We investigate the influence of demographic, socioeconomic, and chronic disease factors on the HRQL of a representative U.S. sample...
  98. ncbi request reprint Does providing cost-effectiveness information change coverage priorities for citizens acting as social decision makers?
    Marthe Rachel Gold
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York Medical School, 138th and Convent Ave, Suite 400, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Health Policy 83:65-72. 2007
    ..Contrary to prevailing assumptions, this diverse sample understood CEA, were largely open to its use, and changed their own funding priorities when given cost-effectiveness ratio information...
  99. 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...
  100. 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...
  101. 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...