Leah S Karliner

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Language barriers, location of care, and delays in follow-up of abnormal mammograms
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 50:171-8. 2012
  2. doi Influence of language barriers on outcomes of hospital care for general medicine inpatients
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1732, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:276-82. 2010
  3. doi Language barriers and patient-centered breast cancer care
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, SanFrancisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 84:223-8. 2011
  4. ncbi Ethnic disparities in breast cancer
    Leah S Karliner
    University of California, San Francisco, and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:679-88. 2007
  5. doi Achieving quality in health care through language access services: lessons from a California public hospital
    Leah S Karliner
    University of California San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:51-9. 2010
  6. doi Interpreter perspectives of in-person, telephonic, and videoconferencing medical interpretation in clinical encounters
    Erika Leemann Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:226-32. 2012
  7. pmc Clinician ratings of interpreter mediated visits in underserved primary care settings with ad hoc, in-person professional, and video conferencing modes
    Anna M Napoles
    Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:301-17. 2010
  8. pmc Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency? A systematic review of the literature
    Leah 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
  9. pmc The effect of system-level access factors on receipt of reconstruction among Latina and white women with DCIS
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, P O Box 0856, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:909-17. 2011
  10. pmc Language barriers and understanding of hospital discharge instructions
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
    Med Care 50:283-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi Language barriers, location of care, and delays in follow-up of abnormal mammograms
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 50:171-8. 2012
    ..Breast cancer is frequently diagnosed after an abnormal mammography result. Language barriers can complicate communication of those results...
  2. doi Influence of language barriers on outcomes of hospital care for general medicine inpatients
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1732, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:276-82. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined whether patients with language barriers receive worse hospital care in terms of quality or efficiency...
  3. doi Language barriers and patient-centered breast cancer care
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, SanFrancisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 84:223-8. 2011
    ..Provision of high quality patient-centered care is fundamental to eliminating healthcare disparities in breast cancer. We investigated physicians' experiences communicating with limited English proficient (LEP) breast cancer patients...
  4. ncbi Ethnic disparities in breast cancer
    Leah S Karliner
    University of California, San Francisco, and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:679-88. 2007
    ..This review will examine what is known regarding ethnic differences in all of these areas, what questions remain, and where researchers and policy makers should focus their future efforts...
  5. doi Achieving quality in health care through language access services: lessons from a California public hospital
    Leah S Karliner
    University of California San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:51-9. 2010
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  6. doi Interpreter perspectives of in-person, telephonic, and videoconferencing medical interpretation in clinical encounters
    Erika Leemann Price
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:226-32. 2012
    ..To examine professional medical interpreters' perspectives of in-person and remote interpreting modalities...
  7. pmc Clinician ratings of interpreter mediated visits in underserved primary care settings with ad hoc, in-person professional, and video conferencing modes
    Anna M Napoles
    Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:301-17. 2010
    ..86). Video conferencing interpretation increases access without compromising quality, but cultural nuances may be better addressed by in-person interpreters. Professional interpretation is superior to ad hoc (OR 4.15, 95% CI 1.43, 12.09)...
  8. pmc Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency? A systematic review of the literature
    Leah 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...
  9. pmc The effect of system-level access factors on receipt of reconstruction among Latina and white women with DCIS
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, P O Box 0856, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:909-17. 2011
    ..Although ethnic/language differences in treatment selection were observed, multivariable analysis suggests that these differences could be explained by differential employment levels and geographic availability of plastic surgeons...
  10. pmc Language barriers and understanding of hospital discharge instructions
    Leah S Karliner
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
    Med Care 50:283-9. 2012
    ..Effective communication at hospital discharge is necessary for an optimal transition and to avoid adverse events. We investigated the association of a language barrier with patient understanding of discharge instructions...
  11. pmc Physician use of advance care planning discussions in a diverse hospitalized population
    Sonali P Kulkarni
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:620-4. 2011
    ..Multiethnic, multi-lingual hospitalized patients reported low rates of ACP discussions with their physicians regardless of ethnicity, English proficiency, education level or age...
  12. pmc Poor patient comprehension of abnormal mammography results
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:432-7. 2005
    ..Screening mammography for women 50 to 69 years of age may lead to 50% having an abnormal study. We set out to determine the proportion of women who understand their abnormal mammogram results and the factors that predict understanding...
  13. ncbi Impact of an easy-access telephonic interpreter program in the acute care setting: an evaluation of a quality improvement intervention
    Delphine S Tuot
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:81-8. 2012
    ..A dual-handset phone with 24-hour access to professional telephonic interpretation was placed at the bedside of all patients admitted to the general medicine floor of a tertiary care academic hospital...
  14. pmc Identification of limited English proficient patients in clinical care
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1555-60. 2008
    ..Standardized means to identify patients likely to benefit from language assistance are needed...
  15. doi Performance of an online translation tool when applied to patient educational material
    Raman R Khanna
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1211, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:519-25. 2011
    ..Online translation tools could fill this gap, but their accuracy is unknown. We evaluated the accuracy of an online translation tool for patient educational material...
  16. pmc Missed opportunities: family history and behavioral risk factors in breast cancer risk assessment among a multiethnic group of women
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:308-14. 2007
    ..Clinician's knowledge of a woman's cancer family history (CFH) and counseling about health-related behaviors (HRB) is necessary for appropriate breast cancer care...
  17. pmc Who is responsible for evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medical devices? The role of independent technology assessment
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:57-63. 2008
    ..Although thousands of drugs obtain approval only after review in randomized controlled trials, relatively few new medical devices are subject to comparable scrutiny...
  18. pmc The language divide. The importance of training in the use of interpreters for outpatient practice
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0320, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:175-83. 2004
    ..Provision of interpreter services for non-English-speaking patients is a federal requirement. We surveyed clinicians to describe their experience using interpreters...