T R Konrad

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The difficult doctor? Characteristics of physicians who report frustration with patients: an analysis of survey data
    Erin E Krebs
    Center for Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:128. 2006
  2. pmc Physician-patient racial concordance, continuity of care, and patterns of care for hypertension
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2186-90. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring physician job satisfaction in a changing workplace and a challenging environment. SGIM Career Satisfaction Study Group. Society of General Internal Medicine
    T R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 37:1174-82. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Who do we want to care for our mothers? Defining and reinforcing the direct care workforce
    Thomas R Konrad
    Program on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC School of Medicine, NC, USA
    N C Med J 63:108-9. 2002
  5. pmc How adults' access to outpatient physician services relates to the local supply of primary care physicians in the rural southeast
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC CH CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:79-102. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Preparing and retaining rural physicians through medical education
    D E Pathman
    Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Acad Med 74:810-20. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of a new universal purchase vaccine program in North Carolina
    G L Freed
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:1117-24. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical training debt and service commitments: the rural consequences
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 16:264-72. 2000
  9. pmc The need of community health centers for international medical graduates
    L D Baer
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1570-4. 1999
  10. pmc The economic implications of self-care: the effect of lifestyle, functional adaptations, and medical self-care among a national sample of Medicare beneficiaries
    S C Stearns
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1608-12. 2000

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc The difficult doctor? Characteristics of physicians who report frustration with patients: an analysis of survey data
    Erin E Krebs
    Center for Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:128. 2006
    ..quot; Our objective was to determine physician and practice characteristics associated with greater physician-reported frustration with patients...
  2. pmc Physician-patient racial concordance, continuity of care, and patterns of care for hypertension
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2186-90. 2005
    ..Physician race had little effect, but continuity is important for successful management of hypertension in older persons...
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring physician job satisfaction in a changing workplace and a challenging environment. SGIM Career Satisfaction Study Group. Society of General Internal Medicine
    T R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 37:1174-82. 1999
    ..Because physician job satisfaction has been linked to clinical variables, better measurement might help to ameliorate conditions linked to medical disaffection, possibly improving health care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Who do we want to care for our mothers? Defining and reinforcing the direct care workforce
    Thomas R Konrad
    Program on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC School of Medicine, NC, USA
    N C Med J 63:108-9. 2002
  5. pmc How adults' access to outpatient physician services relates to the local supply of primary care physicians in the rural southeast
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC CH CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:79-102. 2006
    ..To examine how access to outpatient medical care varies with local primary care physician densities across primary care service areas (PCSAs) in the rural Southeast, for adults as a whole and separately for the elderly and poor...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preparing and retaining rural physicians through medical education
    D E Pathman
    Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Acad Med 74:810-20. 1999
    ..To identify educational approaches that best prepare physicians for rural work and small-town living, and that promote longer rural practice retention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of a new universal purchase vaccine program in North Carolina
    G L Freed
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:1117-24. 1997
    ..To explore the effects of state universal purchase (UP) of vaccines for all children, regardless of income or insurance status, on North Carolina physicians and families...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical training debt and service commitments: the rural consequences
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 16:264-72. 2000
    ....
  9. pmc The need of community health centers for international medical graduates
    L D Baer
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1570-4. 1999
    ..This study sought to determine whether community health centers need international medical graduates to fill staff positions...
  10. pmc The economic implications of self-care: the effect of lifestyle, functional adaptations, and medical self-care among a national sample of Medicare beneficiaries
    S C Stearns
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7400, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1608-12. 2000
    ..This study measured associations between self-care practices (lifestyle practices, adaptations to functional limitations, and medical self-care) and Medicare expenditures among a national sample of adults 65 years and older...
  11. ncbi request reprint The wineglass model: tracking the locational histories of health professionals
    L D Baer
    Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3220, USA
    Soc Sci Med 50:317-29. 2000
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  12. pmc The role of state policies and programs in buffering the effects of poverty on children's immunization receipt
    M L Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:164-70. 1999
    ..This study assessed the influence of public policies on the immunization status of 2-year old children in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physicians
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Care 42:560-8. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Brief communication: physician interest in volunteer service during retirement
    Philip D Sloane
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, and School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:317-22. 2008
    ..Baby boomers approaching retirement will include unprecedented numbers of physicians, many of whom want to remain productive...
  15. ncbi request reprint A mixed-method evaluation of a workforce development intervention for nursing assistants in nursing homes: the case of WIN A STEP UP
    Jennifer Craft Morgan
    University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Gerontologist 48:71-9. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Health and functional outcomes and health care utilization of persons with dementia in residential care and assisted living facilities: comparison with nursing homes
    Philip D Sloane
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Gerontologist 45:124-32. 2005
    ..This study compares health and functional outcomes and health care utilization of persons with dementia residing in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) facilities and nursing homes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Blood bank management of sickle cell patients at comprehensive sickle cell centers
    Araba Afenyi-Annan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 7600, USA
    Transfusion 47:2089-97. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine BB practices for SCD patients at NIH Comprehensive Sickle Cell Centers (CSCCs) and to determine whether consensus in BB management exists...
  18. doi request reprint Workplace relational factors and physicians' intention to withdraw from practice
    Leah E Masselink
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:178-87. 2008
    ..Although these recommendations are touted as "evidence-based" practices, the importance of workplace relationships for physician retention has not been established empirically...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fostering supportive learning environments in long-term care: the case of WIN A STEP UP
    Jennifer Craft Morgan
    Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina, 720 MLK Jr Blvd CB 1030, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 28:55-75. 2007
    ..Attention to pre-training, training and post-training conditions is necessary to successfully integrate learning into practice in LTC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Determinants and effects of nurse staffing intensity and skill mix in residential care/assisted living settings
    Sally C Stearns
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Gerontologist 47:662-71. 2007
    ..This study analyzed the intensity and skill mix of nursing staff using data from a four-state study, and their relationship to outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interprofessional collaboration and job satisfaction of chiropractic physicians
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, CB 7590, Suite 210, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:245-52. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint The proximity of predominantly African American and Hispanic rural communities to physicians and hospital services
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 18:416-27. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Provision of care to the underserved populations by National Health Service Corps alumni dentists
    Mahyar Mofidi
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Road, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:102-8. 2002
    ..This study examined factors associated with dentists continuing to provide care to the underserved populations beyond their National Health Service Corps (NHSC) obligation period...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictive accuracy of rural physicians' stated retention plans
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 19:236-44. 2003
    ....
  25. pmc Retention of primary care physicians in rural health professional shortage areas
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1723-9. 2004
    ..We tested the assumption that average job retention duration is shorter for physicians in rural health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) than for physicians in rural non-HPSAs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assisted living and nursing homes: apples and oranges?
    Sheryl Zimmerman
    Program on Aging, Disability, and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Airport Road, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Gerontologist 43:107-17. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The use of federal and state databases to conduct health services research related to physical and occupational therapy
    Janet K Freburger
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:837-45. 2002
    ..To describe the characteristics of a number of secondary databases that have the potential to answer questions related to the use of, access to, and effectiveness of physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Physician job satisfaction, dissatisfaction, and turnover
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:593. 2002
    ..We studied how physicians' relative satisfaction and/or dissatisfaction with 10 distinct aspects of their work protected against or promoted their plans for leaving their jobs...
  29. pmc It's about time: physicians' perceptions of time constraints in primary care medical practice in three national healthcare systems
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Care 48:95-100. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Hospital resource utilization among patients with sickle cell disease
    Michelle L Mayer
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:122-35. 2003
    ..Patient characteristics, especially severity measures, related significantly to total hospital charges, length of stay, and average daily charges, but few hospital characteristics were associated significantly with these outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint State scholarship, loan forgiveness, and related programs: the unheralded safety net
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, CB7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 284:2084-92. 2000
    ..With no national coordination or mandate to publicize these efforts, little is known about these state programs and their recent growth...
  32. doi request reprint County-level estimates of mental health professional shortage in the United States
    Kathleen C Thomas
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1323-8. 2009
    ..A goal was to motivate discussion of the data improvements and practice standards required to develop an adequate mental health professional workforce...
  33. doi request reprint County-level estimates of need for mental health professionals in the United States
    Thomas R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1307-14. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to develop the best current estimates of need for mental health professionals in the United States for workforce planning and to highlight major data gaps...
  34. doi request reprint County-level estimates of mental health professional supply in the United States
    Alan R Ellis
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1315-22. 2009
    ..This study compiled national county-level data and examined the geographic distribution of providers in six mental health professions and the correlates of county-level provider supply...
  35. ncbi request reprint Obstetrician-gynecologists and the intrauterine device: a survey of attitudes and practice
    Nancy L Stanwood
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:275-80. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of routine ELISA testing among black women STD patients: relationship to patient-provider racial concordance
    Chandra L Ford
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:211-3. 2008
  37. pmc Factors associated with the income distribution of full-time physicians: a quantile regression approach
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1895-925. 2007
    ..We investigated factors underlying the distribution of income within the physician population...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship of organizational culture, stress, satisfaction, and burnout with physician-reported error and suboptimal patient care: results from the MEMO study
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:203-12. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint What do physicians want in their ideal job?
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, 164 Alston Hall, Box 870225, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:179-83. 2003
    ..Practice organizations suffer through lower patient satisfaction and increased recruiting costs. Based on our findings, we offer five recommendations to maximize the well-being of physicians in ambulatory care settings...
  40. ncbi request reprint Caring for the underserved: current practice of alumni of the National Health Service Corps
    Deborah S Porterfield
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:256-71. 2003
    ..Associations between clinician and service experience characteristics and retention in practice with the underserved can inform policy and research to improve retention...
  41. ncbi request reprint Self-reported delay in seeking care has poor validity for predicting adverse outcomes
    Randall W Rupper
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84148, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2104-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether self-reports of delayed care predict increased mortality and functional decline in community-dwelling elderly...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyurea therapy for sickle cell disease in community-based practices: a survey of Florida and North Carolina hematologists/oncologists
    Marc S Zumberg
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
    Am J Hematol 79:107-13. 2005
    ..Further resources should focus on updating physicians on recently published material supporting the effectiveness of HU in symptomatic SCD as well as providing management guidelines to optimize the use of HU...
  43. pmc HMO employment and African-American physicians
    Forrest Briscoe
    The Pennsylvania State University, 128 Willard Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1318-25. 2006
    ..To assess the level and determinants of African-American physicians' employment in health maintenance organizations (HMOs), particularly early in their careers...
  44. pmc Comparing United States versus international medical school graduate physicians who serve African- American and White elderly
    Daniel L Howard
    The Institute for Health, Social, and Community Research at Shaw University, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:2155-81. 2006
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  45. ncbi request reprint International medical graduate physicians in the United States: changes since 1981
    L Gary Hart
    Rural Health Office, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1159-69. 2007
    ..IMGs are an important source of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas...
  46. ncbi request reprint Physician, practice, and patient characteristics related to primary care physician physical and mental health: results from the Physician Worklife Study
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0225, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:121-43. 2002
    ..To study the impact that physician, practice, and patient characteristics have on physician stress, satisfaction, mental, and physical health...
  47. ncbi request reprint Provider characteristics related to antidepressant use in older people
    Gerda G Fillenbaum
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:942-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether the characteristics of the usual medical care providers of older antidepressant users changed between 1986 and 1997 with the introduction of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors...
  48. pmc Part-time physicians...prevalent, connected, and satisfied
    Hilit F Mechaber
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:300-3. 2008
    ..The health care workforce is evolving and part-time practice is increasing. The objective of this work is to determine the relationship between part-time status, workplace conditions, and physician outcomes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Critical review of arthritis self-management strategy use
    Julie J Keysor
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:724-31. 2003
  50. pmc What effect does increasing inpatient time have on outpatient-oriented internist satisfaction?
    Sanjay Saint
    Health Services Research and Development Field Program, Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:725-9. 2003
    ..e., internists who spend less than 50% of their clinical time caring for inpatients), what effect does time spent in the hospital have on physician satisfaction, stress, and burnout?"..