Dennis Z Kuo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health Services and Health Care Needs Fulfilled by Structured Clinical Programs for Children with Medical Complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, AR Electronic address
    J Pediatr 169:291-296.e1. 2016
  2. pmc Variation in child health care utilization by medical complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 19:40-8. 2015
  3. pmc Inequities in health care needs for children with medical complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Dennis Z Kuo is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in Little Rock
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:2190-8. 2014
  4. pmc Parent-reported outcomes of comprehensive care for children with medical complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, AR, USA
    Fam Syst Health 31:132-41. 2013
  5. pmc Family experiences and pediatric health services use associated with family-centered rounds
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Pediatrics 130:299-305. 2012
  6. pmc A national profile of caregiver challenges among more medically complex children with special health care needs
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:1020-6. 2011
  7. pmc Individual and practice characteristics associated with physician provision of recommended care for children with special health care needs
    Dennis Z Kuo
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:704-11. 2011
  8. pmc Family-centered care: current applications and future directions in pediatric health care
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:297-305. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Association of family-centered care with improved anticipatory guidance delivery and reduced unmet needs in child health care
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1228-37. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Associations of family-centered care with health care outcomes for children with special health care needs
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:794-805. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Health Services and Health Care Needs Fulfilled by Structured Clinical Programs for Children with Medical Complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Arkansas Children s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, AR Electronic address
    J Pediatr 169:291-296.e1. 2016
    ..To describe family-reported health service needs of children with medical complexity (CMC) and to assess which needs are more often addressed in a tertiary care center-based structured clinical program for CMC...
  2. pmc Variation in child health care utilization by medical complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 19:40-8. 2015
    ..4 vs. 8.9 out of 10, p < 0.001). Health care models for CMC should account for mental health conditions that may be driving high numbers of outpatient encounters...
  3. pmc Inequities in health care needs for children with medical complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Dennis Z Kuo is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in Little Rock
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:2190-8. 2014
    ..Among the children with medical complexity, unmet need was not associated with primary language, income level, or having Medicaid. We conclude that medical complexity itself can be a primary determinant of unmet needs...
  4. pmc Parent-reported outcomes of comprehensive care for children with medical complexity
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, AR, USA
    Fam Syst Health 31:132-41. 2013
    ..Future studies should identify the factors that influence parental burden and tailor clinical interventions to address such factors...
  5. pmc Family experiences and pediatric health services use associated with family-centered rounds
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Pediatrics 130:299-305. 2012
    ..Family-centered rounds (FCR) are defined as interdisciplinary bedside teaching rounds with active family participation. The objective of this study was to examine the association of FCR with family experiences and health services use...
  6. pmc A national profile of caregiver challenges among more medically complex children with special health care needs
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:1020-6. 2011
    ..To profile the national prevalence of more medically complex children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and the diversity of caregiver challenges that their families confront...
  7. pmc Individual and practice characteristics associated with physician provision of recommended care for children with special health care needs
    Dennis Z Kuo
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:704-11. 2011
    ..To examine physician and practice characteristics associated with recommended care practices for children with special health care needs (CSHCN)...
  8. pmc Family-centered care: current applications and future directions in pediatric health care
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:297-305. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Association of family-centered care with improved anticipatory guidance delivery and reduced unmet needs in child health care
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1228-37. 2011
    ..The association between FCC and anticipatory guidance did not persist for CSHCN, suggesting the need for enhanced understanding of appropriate anticipatory guidance for this population...
  10. doi request reprint Associations of family-centered care with health care outcomes for children with special health care needs
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:794-805. 2011
    ..14, 1.37). Our study demonstrates associations of positive health and family outcomes with FCC. Realizing the health care delivery benefits of FCC may require additional encounters to build key elements of trust and partnership...
  11. pmc Hospital charges of potentially preventable pediatric hospitalizations
    Sam Lu
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:436-44. 2012
    ..The study objectives are to (1) identify the charges and (2) demographic characteristics associated with potentially preventable pediatric hospitalizations...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of Health Care Spending and Utilization Among Children With Medicaid Insurance
    Dennis Z Kuo
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Pediatrics 136:1521-9. 2015
    ..Opportunities to improve health care quality and contain spending may differ between high and low resource users. This study's objectives were to assess health care and spending among children with Medicaid insurance by their resource use...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of hospital-based comprehensive care clinic on health costs for Medicaid-insured medically complex children
    Patrick H Casey
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, 1 Children s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:392-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect on all state Medicaid costs of a children's hospital-based multidisciplinary clinic that provides comprehensive and coordinated care for medically complex children...
  14. pmc Financial and psychological stressors associated with caring for children with disability
    Anthony Goudie
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    Fam Syst Health 32:280-90. 2014
    ..Different confounders are also associated with the latent classes of stress we identify. This is an important implication when determining the right interventions to target to the right subpopulations...