JoAnn E Kirchner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Roles of managers, frontline staff and local champions, in implementing quality improvement: stakeholders' perspectives
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Mental Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:63-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Equity in veterans' mental health care: Veterans Affairs medical center clinics versus community-based outpatient clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:128-35. 2008
  3. pmc Alcohol consumption among older adults in primary care
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA South Central Mental Illness Research Education and Clinic Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:92-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Blending education, research, and service missions: the Arkansas model
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Veteran s Administration South Central Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Acad Med 82:107-12. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Partnering with communities to address the mental health needs of rural veterans
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Rural Health 27:416-24. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detecting depression in VA primary care clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:350. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying factors critical to implementation of integrated mental health services in rural VA community-based outpatient clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA South Central MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System 152 NLR, 2200 Ft Roots Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:13-25. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and alcohol dependence in a community population
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
    Community Ment Health J 38:361-73. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in health care benefits of a community-based sample of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, USA
    J Rural Health 19:292-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detection of substance use disorders in veterans affairs primary care clinics
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare system, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1326. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Roles of managers, frontline staff and local champions, in implementing quality improvement: stakeholders' perspectives
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Mental Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:63-9. 2012
    ..Yet, little work describes and compares different stakeholders' views on their and others' roles in promoting successful quality improvement implementation...
  2. doi request reprint Equity in veterans' mental health care: Veterans Affairs medical center clinics versus community-based outpatient clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research at Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:128-35. 2008
    ..Since 2000, the VA has initiated several programs to address this need...
  3. pmc Alcohol consumption among older adults in primary care
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA South Central Mental Illness Research Education and Clinic Center, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:92-7. 2007
    ..Alcohol misuse is a growing public health concern for older adults, particularly among primary care patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Blending education, research, and service missions: the Arkansas model
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Veteran s Administration South Central Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Acad Med 82:107-12. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Partnering with communities to address the mental health needs of rural veterans
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    J Rural Health 27:416-24. 2011
    ..To address these needs, it is important to reach out to community stakeholders who are likely to have frequent interactions with veterans, particularly those returning from Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detecting depression in VA primary care clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    Department of Veterans Affairs South Central Mental Illness Research and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:350. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying factors critical to implementation of integrated mental health services in rural VA community-based outpatient clinics
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA South Central MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System 152 NLR, 2200 Ft Roots Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:13-25. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorders and alcohol dependence in a community population
    JoAnn E Kirchner
    VA HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
    Community Ment Health J 38:361-73. 2002
    ..This lack of insurance for previously depressed persons calls for future work examining the potential influence of this barrier to access care on both clinical and functional outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in health care benefits of a community-based sample of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    VA HSR and D Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, USA
    J Rural Health 19:292-8. 2003
    ..Different types of health plan cost-containment strategies (eg, gatekeeping, selective contracting, and cost-sharing) may affect the utilization of behavioral health services differently in urban and rural areas...
  10. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: detection of substance use disorders in veterans affairs primary care clinics
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare system, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1326. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology and early attrition from intensive outpatient substance use treatment
    Geoffrey M Curran
    Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:138-43. 2002
    ..The results also indicate that future research should focus on potential distinguishing characteristics between early and later attrition...
  12. doi request reprint Creating a quality-improvement dialogue: utilizing knowledge from frontline staff, managers, and experts to foster health care quality improvement
    Louise E Parker
    VA Center for Mental Health Care and Outcomes Research, North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:229-42. 2009
    ..Finally, although informants acknowledged that engaging in a QI dialogue was time consuming, they also believed it was essential if health care organizations are to improve the quality of care they provide...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measuring use of health services for at-risk drinkers: how brief can you get?
    Brenda M Booth
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, 72204, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:254-64. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Balancing health care evidence and art to meet clinical needs: policymakers' perspectives
    Louise E Parker
    Independent Researcher and Consultant, Cambridge, MA, USA, Consultant, HSR and D Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, North Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:970-5. 2009
    ..Further, it is important for policymakers and researchers to work in concert to develop EBPs that are practical and meet needs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differences between physical and behavioral health benefits in the health plans of at-risk drinkers
    John C Fortney
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:97-102. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to describe the physical and behavioral health benefits of a representative community-based sample of at-risk drinkers potentially in need of behavioral health services...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice variations in prescribing antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia
    Richard R Owen
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Health Services Research and Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, North Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:140-6. 2003
    ..To adequately assess quality and inform and possibly further develop clinical practice guideline recommendations for schizophrenia, well-designed research studies conducted in routine clinical settings are needed...
  17. pmc Collaborative research between clinicians and researchers: a multiple case study of implementation
    Dean Blevins
    South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center SC MIRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, 2200 Fort Roots Drive, Building 58, North Little Rock, AR 72114, USA
    Implement Sci 5:76. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Psychological traumas of war: training school counselors as home-front responders
    Angie Waliski
    Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, Arkansas South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, North Little Rock, Arkansas
    J Rural Health 28:348-55. 2012
    ..Collaboration between the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Department of Education could help support military families and a society facing continued conflicts abroad...
  19. ncbi request reprint Utilization and cost of mental health, substance abuse, and medical services among at-risk drinkers
    Paul J Nietert
    Medical University of South Carolina, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:431-48. 2007
    ..Through multivariable models, this study found that overall costs of non-MH/SA services were similar between users and nonusers of MH/SA services...
  20. doi request reprint Growing our own: a regional approach to encourage psychiatric residents to enter research
    Mark E Kunik
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 32:236-40. 2008
    ....
  21. pmc Prevalence of depression-PTSD comorbidity: implications for clinical practice guidelines and primary care-based interventions
    Duncan G Campbell
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:711-8. 2007
    ..Compared to those with depression alone, depressed patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience more severe psychiatric symptomatology and factors that complicate treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Primary care - mental health collaboration: an example of assessing usual practice and potential barriers
    Jacqueline J Fickel
    Veterans Administration, Health Services Research and Development Service, Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Interprof Care 21:207-16. 2007
    ..We identify strategies that can help overcome the barriers to collaboration that our informants most commonly identified...
  23. pmc PRISM-E: comparison of integrated care and enhanced specialty referral in managing at-risk alcohol use
    David W Oslin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Room 3002, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 11104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:954-8. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of mental disorders in VA primary care practices
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:208-14. 2006
    ..VA primary care programs, while tending to refer for more serious mental illnesses, may also be using mental health specialists and physician extenders to provide mental health care within general medical settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression treatment on depressive symptoms in older adulthood: the moderating role of pain
    Shahrzad Mavandadi
    Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:202-11. 2007
    ..To investigate whether pain severity and interference with normal work activities moderate the effects of depression treatment on changes in depressive symptoms over time in older adults in primary care...

Research Grants2

  1. PARTNERS IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SCIENCES/PHASE I AND II
    Joann Kirchner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This program is designed to reflect a cultural and ethnic sensitivity to minorities and children. ..