Thomas K Houston

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Doctors who are using e-mail with their patients: a qualitative exploration
    Madhavi R Patt
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 5:e9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Post-myocardial infarction smoking cessation counseling: associations with immediate and late mortality in older Medicare patients
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness, a HSR and D Research Enhancement Award Program, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 3407, USA
    Am J Med 118:269-75. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Experiences of patients who were early adopters of electronic communication with their physician: satisfaction, benefits, and concerns
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:601-8. 2004
  4. pmc A primary care musculoskeletal clinic for residents: success and sustainability
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:524-9. 2004
  5. pmc Faculty development needs
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3407, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:375-9. 2004
  6. pmc Outcomes of a national faculty development program in teaching skills: prospective follow-up of 110 medicine faculty development teams
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 35294, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1220-7. 2004
  7. pmc Users of Internet health information: differences by health status
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E7. 2002
  8. pmc Patient smoking cessation advice by health care providers: the role of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center for Effectiveness Research, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Alabama, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1056-61. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The importance of measuring competency-based outcomes: standard evaluation measures are not surrogates for clinical performance of internal medicine residents
    Lisa L Willett
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0012, USA
    Teach Learn Med 21:87-93. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A national collaboration to disseminate skills for outpatient teaching in internal medicine: program description and preliminary evaluation
    Judith L Bowen
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L 475, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Acad Med 81:193-202. 2006

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. pmc Doctors who are using e-mail with their patients: a qualitative exploration
    Madhavi R Patt
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 5:e9. 2003
    ..Despite the potential for rapid, asynchronous, documentable communication, the use of e-mail for physician-patient communication has not been widely adopted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Post-myocardial infarction smoking cessation counseling: associations with immediate and late mortality in older Medicare patients
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness, a HSR and D Research Enhancement Award Program, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 3407, USA
    Am J Med 118:269-75. 2005
    ..To assess the difference in immediate (30 and 60 days after admission) and late (2-year) mortality between those who received inpatient post-myocardial infarction smoking cessation counseling and those who did not receive counseling...
  3. ncbi request reprint Experiences of patients who were early adopters of electronic communication with their physician: satisfaction, benefits, and concerns
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:601-8. 2004
    ..To explore the experiences of patients who were early adopters of e-mail communication with their physicians...
  4. pmc A primary care musculoskeletal clinic for residents: success and sustainability
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:524-9. 2004
    ..Fifty-two injections were performed in MS clinic over the year, compared with one in HS clinic...
  5. pmc Faculty development needs
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3407, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:375-9. 2004
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  6. pmc Outcomes of a national faculty development program in teaching skills: prospective follow-up of 110 medicine faculty development teams
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 35294, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1220-7. 2004
    ..A recent Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded national initiative trained 110 teams from U.S. teaching hospitals to implement local faculty development (FD) in teaching skills...
  7. pmc Users of Internet health information: differences by health status
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E7. 2002
    ..Millions of consumers have accessed health information online. However, little is known about their health status...
  8. pmc Patient smoking cessation advice by health care providers: the role of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center for Effectiveness Research, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Alabama, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1056-61. 2005
    ..We assessed differences by ethnicity in ever receiving advice from providers to quit smoking. We evaluated whether socioeconomic status and health status were moderators of the association...
  9. doi request reprint The importance of measuring competency-based outcomes: standard evaluation measures are not surrogates for clinical performance of internal medicine residents
    Lisa L Willett
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0012, USA
    Teach Learn Med 21:87-93. 2009
    ..Despite recent emphasis on educational outcomes, program directors still rely on standard evaluation techniques such as tests of knowledge and subjective ratings...
  10. ncbi request reprint A national collaboration to disseminate skills for outpatient teaching in internal medicine: program description and preliminary evaluation
    Judith L Bowen
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L 475, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Acad Med 81:193-202. 2006
    ..Partnerships were forged between academic leaders and community-based teachers...
  11. pmc Crowdsourced peer- versus expert-written smoking-cessation messages
    Heather L Coley
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Prev Med 45:543-50. 2013
    ..Tailored, web-assisted interventions can reach many smokers. Content from other smokers (peers) through crowdsourcing could enhance relevance...
  12. pmc Internet delivered support for tobacco control in dental practice: randomized controlled trial
    Thomas K Houston
    Surgical and Medical Acute care and Advanced illness Research and Transition sciences SMAART Center, VA HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e38. 2008
    ..The dental visit is a unique opportunity for tobacco control. Despite evidence of effectiveness in dental settings, brief provider-delivered cessation advice is underutilized...
  13. pmc A web-based diabetes intervention for physician: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial
    Carlos A Estrada
    Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholars Program, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:682-9. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a provider-based education and implementation intervention for improving diabetes control...
  14. ncbi request reprint Implementing achievable benchmarks in preventive health: a controlled trial in residency education
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 35294, USA
    Acad Med 81:608-16. 2006
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  15. pmc Measuring resident physicians' performance of preventive care. Comparing chart review with patient survey
    Katri P Palonen
    The HSR and D Research Enhancement Award Program, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:226-30. 2006
    ..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has suggested various methods for evaluation of practice-based learning and improvement competency, but data on implementation of these methods are limited...
  16. pmc Recruitment activities for a nationwide, population-based, group-randomized trial: the VA MI-Plus study
    Ellen Funkhouser
    VA Research Enhancement Award Program REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Implement Sci 6:105. 2011
    ..We describe the recruitment and enrollment of such a trial testing a clinician-directed, Internet-delivered intervention for improving the care of postmyocardial infarction patients with multiple comorbidities...
  17. doi request reprint The attributable risk of smoking on surgical complications
    Mary T Hawn
    Center for Surgical, Medical Acute care Research and Transitions, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Hospital, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Ann Surg 254:914-20. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the attributable risk and potential benefit of smoking cessation on surgical outcomes...
  18. pmc What should we include in a cultural competence curriculum? An emerging formative evaluation process to foster curriculum development
    Katie Crenshaw
    Division of Continuing Medical Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Acad Med 86:333-41. 2011
    ..To identify, prioritize, and organize components of a cultural competence curriculum to address disparities in cardiovascular disease...
  19. pmc Quality of diabetes mellitus care by rural primary care physicians
    Stephen A Tonks
    The University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3407, USA
    J Rural Health 28:364-71. 2012
    ..To explore the relationship between degree of rurality and glucose (hemoglobin A1c), blood pressure (BP), and lipid (LDL) control among patients with diabetes...
  20. pmc Variations in tobacco control in National Dental PBRN practices: the role of patient and practice factors
    Midge N Ray
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Spec Care Dentist 33:286-93. 2013
    ..Understanding variations in performance is an important step toward designing strategies for improving tobacco control in dentistry. ..
  21. doi request reprint Improving care after myocardial infarction using a 2-year internet-delivered intervention: the Department of Veterans Affairs myocardial infarction-plus cluster-randomized trial
    Deborah A Levine
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1910-7. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate a provider-directed, Internet-delivered intervention to improve cardiovascular management for post-MI outpatients...
  22. pmc Characteristics that predict physician participation in a Web-based CME activity: the MI-Plus study
    Michael J Schoen
    Division of Continuing Medical Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0019, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:246-53. 2009
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  23. pmc Development and testing of a scale to assess physician attitudes about handheld computers with decision support
    Midge N Ray
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:567-72. 2006
    ..The authors developed and evaluated a rating scale, the Attitudes toward Handheld Decision Support Software Scale (H-DSS), to assess physician attitudes about handheld decision support systems...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of handheld clinical decision support tools in the clinical setting
    Feliciano Yu
    UAB Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education COERE, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:744-53. 2007
    ..To assess the patterns of use of handheld clinical decision support tools by internal medicine residents in clinical settings...
  25. pmc Teaching the teachers: national survey of faculty development in departments of medicine of U.S. teaching hospitals
    Jeanne M Clark
    Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, 2024 Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:205-14. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence, topics, methods, and intensity of ongoing faculty development (FD) in teaching skills...
  26. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and illness factors associated with low perceived need for depression treatment among young adults
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 20007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:746-54. 2006
    ..We do not yet fully understand how low perceived need for treatment leads many young adults to not seek care for their depression...
  27. pmc Physician and patient influences on provider performance: β-blockers in postmyocardial infarction management in the MI-Plus study
    Ellen Funkhouser
    Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1717 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:99-106. 2011
    ..We assessed how variability in providing β-blockers to ambulatory postmyocardial infarction (MI) patients was influenced by physician and patient level characteristics...
  28. doi request reprint Full implementation of computerized physician order entry and medication-related quality outcomes: a study of 3364 hospitals
    Feliciano B Yu
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s Health System, 1600 7th Avenue South, Information Technology, Suite 200 14, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:278-86. 2009
    ..Using a large sample of hospitals, our study found significant positive associations between specific objective quality indicators and CPOE implementation...
  29. pmc Cognitive mapping tobacco control advice for dentistry: a dental PBRN study
    Haiyan Qu
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:228-39. 2011
    ..To identify facilitative strategies that could be used in developing a tobacco cessation program for community dental practices...
  30. pmc Does delayed measurement affect patient reports of provider performance? Implications for performance measurement of medical assistance with tobacco cessation: a Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, a VA HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:100. 2008
    ..Current standards, e.g. HEDIS, use delayed patient measures that may over or under-estimate overall performance...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multiple measures of provider participation in Internet delivered interventions
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham VA Medical Center 35294 3407, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:1401-5. 2007
    ..Participation assessment of internet-delivered interventions varies by the selection of measure and factor. Further research assessing the potential for these measures to predict intervention effectiveness is needed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Delay in time to receipt of thrombolytic medication among Medicare patients with kidney disease
    Britt B Newsome
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:595-602. 2005
    ..Our goal is to identify potential differences in thrombolytic medication delays and thrombolytic-associated bleeding events by severity of kidney disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hospital patient safety levels among healthcare's "most wired" institutions
    Feliciano Yu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine and Medical Imformaticist, Children s Hospital of Alabama, USA
    J Healthc Qual 32:16-23. 2010
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  34. pmc Is physician engagement with Web-based CME associated with patients' baseline hemoglobin A1c levels? The Rural Diabetes Online Care study
    Katie Crenshaw
    Division of Continuing Medical Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0019, USA
    Acad Med 85:1511-7. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between physician participants' levels of engagement in a Web-based educational intervention and their patients' baseline diabetes measures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Can residents accurately abstract their own charts?
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Acad Med 84:391-5. 2009
    ..To assess the accuracy of residents' record review, using trained abstractors as a gold standard comparison...
  36. pmc Improving ambulatory prescribing safety with a handheld decision support system: a randomized controlled trial
    Eta S Berner
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Boulevard, Room 544, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:171-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a personal digital assistant (PDA)-based clinical decision support system (CDSS) on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribing safety in the outpatient setting...
  37. ncbi request reprint Experiences of physicians who frequently use e-mail with patients
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Commun 15:515-25. 2003
    ..Increasing integration into practice to enhance time-saving aspects and improve patient education might lead to more sustained use of this promising communication tool...
  38. doi request reprint Do women residents delay childbearing due to perceived career threats?
    Lisa L Willett
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35291 0012, USA
    Acad Med 85:640-6. 2010
    ..To assess gender differences among residents regarding their plans to have children during residency and determine the most influential reasons for these differences...
  39. ncbi request reprint Disparities in self-monitoring of blood glucose among low-income ethnic minority populations with diabetes, United States
    Deborah A Levine
    Division of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Ohio State University 466 Cunz Hall, 1841 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Ethn Dis 19:97-103. 2009
    ..In adults with insulin-treated diabetes, self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) rates may be lower in minority or low-income populations, but the effect of income on racial/ethnic differences in SMBG is unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Younger stroke survivors have reduced access to physician care and medications: National Health Interview Survey from years 1998 to 2002
    Deborah A Levine
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:37-42. 2007
    ..Younger stroke survivors may have reduced access to physician care and medications because they are more frequently uninsured...
  41. pmc Differences in preventive health quality by residency year. Is seniority better?
    Lisa L Willett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0012, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:825-9. 2005
    ..It is assumed that the performance of more senior residents is superior to that of interns, but this has not been assessed objectively...
  42. pmc Unmet needs of primary care patients in using the Internet for health-related activities
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Internet Res 4:E19. 2002
    ..Millions of people use the Internet as a source for health information yet little is understood about the use of the Internet for other health-related activities...
  43. pmc Marketing to increase participation in a Web-based continuing medical education cultural competence curriculum
    Carlos A Estrada
    Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of General Internal Medicine, 732 Faculty Office Tower, 510 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:21-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the impact of 2 marketing strategies in the context of an online CME cultural competence curriculum (www.c-comp.org)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism training in U.S. emergency medicine residencies: has it changed since 9/11?
    Philip Kevin Moye
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:221-7. 2007
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  45. pmc Smoking as a risk factor for short-term outcomes following primary total hip and total knee replacement in veterans
    Jasvinder A Singh
    Birmingham VA Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1365-74. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of smoking on postoperative complications following elective primary total hip replacement (THR) or primary total knee replacement (TKR)...
  46. pmc Web-based smoking cessation intervention that transitions from inpatient to outpatient: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen F Harrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7337, USA
    Trials 13:123. 2012
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  47. pmc Active and passive smoking and development of glucose intolerance among young adults in a prospective cohort: CARDIA study
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMJ 332:1064-9. 2006
    ..To assess whether active and passive smokers are more likely than non-smokers to develop clinically relevant glucose intolerance or diabetes...
  48. pmc Beliefs and attitudes associated with the intention to not accept the diagnosis of depression among young adults
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:38-46. 2005
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  49. pmc Multiple uncontrolled conditions and blood pressure medication intensification: an observational study
    Amanda H Salanitro
    VA National Quality Scholars Program, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Implement Sci 5:55. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that multiple uncontrolled cardiovascular risk factors would decrease blood pressure (BP) medication intensification among uncontrolled hypertensive patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Visit satisfaction and tailored health behavior communications in primary care
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Community Health, The Miriam Hospital, Centers for Behavioral and Prev Med, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:426-30. 2004
    ..Although studies suggest that computer-tailored health communications can help patients improve health behaviors, their effect on patient satisfaction, when used in healthcare settings, has yet to be examined...
  51. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient feedback on residents' handheld computer use: a multi-site study
    Eta S Berner
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Boulevard, Webb 544, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:582-6. 2004
    ..More understanding of the factors that influence behavior change and methods that will decrease barriers to the use of handhelds is needed..
  52. pmc Patient access to U.S. physicians who conduct internet or e-mail consults
    Christopher N Sciamanna
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:378-81. 2007
    ..E-mail communication has the potential to improve communication between patients and doctors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Internet support groups for depression: a 1-year prospective cohort study
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2062-8. 2002
    ..This study described the characteristics of users of Internet-based depression support groups and assessed whether use predicts change in depression symptoms and social support...
  54. ncbi request reprint Instruments for evaluating education in evidence-based practice: a systematic review
    Terrence Shaneyfelt
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 296:1116-27. 2006
    ..Teaching of EBP should be evaluated and guided by evidence of its own effectiveness...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and preferences for depression treatment
    Jane L Givens
    Geriatrics Division, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:182-91. 2007
    ..The objective of this work was to describe ethnic differences in attitudes toward depression, depression treatment, stigma and preferences for depression treatment (counseling vs. medication)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Self-reported racial discrimination and substance use in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Adults Study
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1068-79. 2007
    ..These associations were similarly positive in Whites but not significant. Substance use may be an unhealthy coping response to perceived unfair treatment for some individuals, regardless of their race/ethnicity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Do "most wired" hospitals deliver better care?
    Feliciano Yu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Effectiveness Research and Evaluation, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:136-44. 2007
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  58. pmc Bridging the digital divide: reaching vulnerable populations
    Betty L Chang
    University of California Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:448-57. 2004
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