Arden Handler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The implementation of interconception care in two community health settings: lessons learned
    Arden Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:eS21-31. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The pre-pregnancy insurance status of public aid recipients in the aftermath of welfare reform: women in the Medicaid Gap
    Arden Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:162-79. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Extent of documented adherence to recommended prenatal care content: provider site differences and effect on outcomes among low-income women
    Arden Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:393-405. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care characteristics and African-American women's satisfaction with care in a managed care organization
    Arden Handler
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 13:93-103. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing capacity and measuring performance in maternal and child health
    Arden Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:115-26. 2002
  6. pmc A conceptual framework to measure performance of the public health system
    A Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1235-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Effective MCH epidemiology in state health agencies: lessons from an evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program (MCHEP)
    A Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 3:217-24. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective recruitment of women receiving prenatal care from diverse provider arrangements: a potential strategy
    A Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 1:173-7. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care initiation among very low-income women in the aftermath of welfare reform: does pre-pregnancy Medicaid coverage make a difference?
    Deborah Rosenberg
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, Illinois, 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:11-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Ready or not--intrapartum prevention of perinatal HIV transmission in Illinois
    Ann E Bryant Borders
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:485-93. 2007

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint The implementation of interconception care in two community health settings: lessons learned
    Arden Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Promot 27:eS21-31. 2013
    ..This study reports on an evaluation of the implementation of a pilot interconceptional care program (ICCP) in Chicago and the experiences of the participants in their first postpartum year...
  2. ncbi request reprint The pre-pregnancy insurance status of public aid recipients in the aftermath of welfare reform: women in the Medicaid Gap
    Arden Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:162-79. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Extent of documented adherence to recommended prenatal care content: provider site differences and effect on outcomes among low-income women
    Arden Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:393-405. 2012
    ..In particular, a relationship between adherence to recommended PNC content and LBW and PTB among women receiving PNC at physicians' offices suggests the importance of increased quality assurance and provider education efforts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care characteristics and African-American women's satisfaction with care in a managed care organization
    Arden Handler
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 13:93-103. 2003
    ..g., cleanliness, waiting times, availability of ancillary services)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing capacity and measuring performance in maternal and child health
    Arden Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:115-26. 2002
    ..To understand the similarities, differences, and relationships between three tools for performance and capacity assessment currently available for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs and for state and local health agencies...
  6. pmc A conceptual framework to measure performance of the public health system
    A Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1235-9. 2001
    ..This article describes a unifying conceptual framework for the public health system as a way to facilitate the measurement of public health system performance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effective MCH epidemiology in state health agencies: lessons from an evaluation of the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program (MCHEP)
    A Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 3:217-24. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective recruitment of women receiving prenatal care from diverse provider arrangements: a potential strategy
    A Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 1:173-7. 1997
    ..This study describes the use of a Medicaid managed care list to prospectively recruit into a research project pregnant women receiving care from a variety of providers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prenatal care initiation among very low-income women in the aftermath of welfare reform: does pre-pregnancy Medicaid coverage make a difference?
    Deborah Rosenberg
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, Illinois, 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:11-7. 2007
    ..To examine pre-pregnancy Medicaid coverage and initiation of prenatal care among women likely eligible for Medicaid coverage regardless of pregnancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ready or not--intrapartum prevention of perinatal HIV transmission in Illinois
    Ann E Bryant Borders
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:485-93. 2007
    ..The overall readiness of Illinois birthing hospitals to comply with the 2003 Illinois HIV Perinatal Prevention Act and prevent perinatal HIV transmission, and the hospital characteristics that predict readiness were examined...
  11. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction and use of prenatal care: their relationship among African-American women in a large managed care organization
    Arden Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago 60612, USA
    Birth 30:23-30. 2003
    ..This study sought to examine the relationship between satisfaction with care and subsequent prenatal care utilization among African-American women using prospective methods...
  12. pmc An innovative method to involve community health workers as partners in evaluation research
    Nadine Peacock
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2275-80. 2011
    ..We developed a process through which community outreach workers, whose role is not typically that of a trained researcher, could actively participate in collection of qualitative evaluation data...
  13. doi request reprint A review of prenatal home-visiting effectiveness for improving birth outcomes
    L Michele Issel
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Community Health Sciences Division, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 40:157-65. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of prenatal home visiting for improving prenatal care utilization and preventing preterm birth and low birth weight...
  14. doi request reprint Introduction of CenteringPregnancy in a public health clinic
    Carrie Klima
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Centering Pregnancy and Parenting Board of Directors, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:27-34. 2009
    ..This pilot project demonstrated that CenteringPregnancy can be implemented in a busy public health clinic serving predominantly low-income pregnant women and is associated with positive health outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health care characteristics associated with women's satisfaction with prenatal care
    A Handler
    Maternal and Child Health Training Program of the University of Illinois School of Public Health Community Health Sciences Division, Chicago 60612, USA
    Med Care 36:679-94. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Knowledge of the care characteristics that impact low-income pregnant women's satisfaction can be utilized to alter service delivery to increase use of prenatal care and ultimately to improve perinatal outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint A new method for classifying patterns of prenatal care utilization using cluster analysis
    Deborah Rosenberg
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:19-30. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc The effects of acculturation on healthy lifestyle characteristics among Hispanic fourth-grade children in Texas public schools, 2004-2005
    Catherine Lind
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Family Medicine, 1919 W Taylor MC 663, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Sch Health 82:166-74. 2012
    ..Healthy lifestyle characteristics must be understood in order to prevent or decrease overweight and obesity among Hispanic children...
  18. ncbi request reprint AZT Availability in Illinois birthing hospitals: is the perinatal HIV prevention safety net in place?
    Rebecca L Eary
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, Community Health Sciences, Maternal and Child Health Division, Chicago, IL, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:313-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the availability and accessibility of zidovudine (AZT) in Illinois birthing hospitals...
  19. doi request reprint Factors associated with improved MCH epidemiology functioning in state health agencies
    Deborah Rosenberg
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1143-52. 2011
    ..We provide recommendations for action at the state and federal level for advancing evidence-based decision-making in maternal and child health...
  20. pmc Very low birthweight in African American infants: the role of maternal exposure to interpersonal racial discrimination
    James W Collins
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2132-8. 2004
    ..We determined whether African American women's lifetime exposure to interpersonal racial discrimination is associated with pregnancy outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint Unintended pregnancy and postpartum contraceptive use in women with and without chronic medical disease who experienced a live birth
    Julie Chor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Contraception 84:57-63. 2011
    ..Little is known regarding the relationship between chronic medical disease status and pregnancy intendedness or contraceptive use...
  22. ncbi request reprint Wantedness of pregnancy and prenatal health behaviors
    S Altfeld
    Ounce of Prevention Fund, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
    Women Health 26:29-43. 1997
    ..Therefore, efforts to reduce unwanted pregnancies are an important strategy to improve the health of women and children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Building the analytic capacity of the State Maternal and Child Health workforce--a history of the HRSA/MCHB Academic Partnership
    A Handler
    Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 7:83-90. 2001
    ..These initiatives are described, with lessons learned as well as recommendations for future efforts provided...
  24. ncbi request reprint Welfare reform, insurance coverage pre-pregnancy, and timely enrollment: an eight-state study
    E Kathleen Adams
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Inquiry 42:129-44. 2005
    ..While these results apply to the early years of welfare reform, it is still likely that states can improve Medicaid outreach and enrollment of women eligible prior to pregnancy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transitions in insurance coverage from before pregnancy through delivery in nine states, 1996-1999
    E Kathleen Adams
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:219-29. 2003
    ..More than one-third of all pregnant women made some change in coverage by the time they delivered their baby. Among low-income women, the largest change was from uninsured status before pregnancy to Medicaid at delivery...
  26. ncbi request reprint FIMR and other mortality reviews as public health tools for strengthening maternal and child health systems in communities: where do we need to go next?
    Ellen Hutchins
    Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building Room 18 12, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:259-68. 2004
    ..Implementing widely the recommendations generated by these reviews may increase the likelihood of improvements in services and systems on behalf of women and children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported use of assisted reproductive technology treatment among women participating in the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System in five states, 2000
    Laura A Schieve
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E 86, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:427-31. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint 2003 National MCH Epidemiology Awards: recognizing excellence
    William M Sappenfield
    Matern Child Health J 8:39-42. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint 2002 National MCH Epidemiology Awards: recognizing excellence
    William M Sappenfield
    Matern Child Health J 7:71-4. 2003