Elizabeth A Jacobs
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- An exploratory study of how trust in health care institutions varies across African American, Hispanic and white populationsElizabeth A Jacobs
Division of General Medicine and Health Innovation Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
Commun Med 8:89-98. 2011..Minority and non-minority patients in the United States have different levels of trust in health care; however, few studies have examined how determinants of trust and distrust in health care vary across diverse groups...
- Does a video-interpreting network improve delivery of care in the emergency department?Elizabeth A Jacobs
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 800 University Bay Drive, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Health Serv Res 47:509-22. 2012..To measure the impact of a policy change from use of telephonic and face-to-face interpreting to use of a video-interpreting network on Emergency Department (ED) care...
- Shared networks of interpreter services, at relatively low cost, can help providers serve patients with limited english skillsElizabeth A Jacobs
Health Services Research in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1930-8. 2011..We also discuss ways in which providers could be compensated for providing interpreter services...
- Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency? A systematic review of the literatureLeah S Karliner
Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero, Suite 500, San Franicsco, CA 94143 1732, USA
Health Serv Res 42:727-54. 2007..To determine if professional medical interpreters have a positive impact on clinical care for limited English proficiency (LEP) patients...
- "Does this doctor speak my language?" Improving the characterization of physician non-English language skillsLisa C Diamond
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
Health Serv Res 47:556-69. 2012..To describe the initial impact of an organizational policy change on measurement of physician non-English language proficiency...
- Hospitalized but not admitted: characteristics of patients with "observation status" at an academic medical centerAnn M Sheehy
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison
JAMA Intern Med 173:1991-8. 2013..Although an increasing proportion of observation care occurs on hospital wards, studies of patients with observation status have focused on the efficiency of dedicated units...
- Differences in blood pressure control in a large population-based sample of older African Americans and non-Hispanic whitesJose Delgado
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Hopsital, Washington DC, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1253-8. 2012..African Americans have poorer blood pressure control than non-Hispanic whites. Little is known about whether this difference persists in older ages or the factors that contribute to this racial gap...
- Perceived Discrimination Is Associated with Reduced Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening: The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)Elizabeth A Jacobs
1 Departments of Medicine and Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:138-45. 2014..This is an important issue that needs to be further explored and addressed in efforts to improve the delivery of healthcare to all groups. ..
- Low rates of colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening in Asian Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites: Cultural influences or access to care?Namratha R Kandula
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Cancer 107:184-92. 2006....