Judith A Long

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Glucose control and medication adherence among veterans with diabetes and serious mental illness: does collocation of primary care and mental health care matter?
    Judith A Long
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PADepartment of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Diabetes Care 37:2261-7. 2014
  2. pmc Peer mentoring and financial incentives to improve glucose control in African American veterans: a randomized trial
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:416-24. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Social capital and glucose control
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, 1201 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Community Health 35:519-26. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of alcohol, illicit drugs, and tobacco among characters on prime-time television
    Judith A Long
    Center for Health Equity and Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Subst Abus 23:95-103. 2002
  5. pmc Patient opinions regarding 'pay for performance for patients'
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1647-52. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Missing race/ethnicity data in Veterans Health Administration based disparities research: a systematic review
    Judith A Long
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:128-40. 2006
  7. pmc Changes in veterans' use of outpatient care from 1992 to 2000
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, University of Pennsylvania s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2246-51. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on ratings of hypothetical candidates for a research scholarship/research assistant position
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:355-60. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on the health disparities literature
    Judith A Long
    Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:805-12. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Social class and mortality in older women
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Administration, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, 1201 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:952-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Glucose control and medication adherence among veterans with diabetes and serious mental illness: does collocation of primary care and mental health care matter?
    Judith A Long
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PADepartment of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Diabetes Care 37:2261-7. 2014
    ..We evaluated and compared glucose control and diabetes medication adherence among patients with SMI who received collocated care to those not receiving collocated care (which we call usual care)...
  2. pmc Peer mentoring and financial incentives to improve glucose control in African American veterans: a randomized trial
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:416-24. 2012
    ..A peer mentorship model could be a scalable approach to improving control in this population and reducing disparities in diabetic outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Social capital and glucose control
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, 1201 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Community Health 35:519-26. 2010
    ..No other measure of social capital was associated with HbA1c. In this study of black veterans with diabetes we observed that living in neighborhoods where people work together is associated with better glucose control...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of alcohol, illicit drugs, and tobacco among characters on prime-time television
    Judith A Long
    Center for Health Equity and Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Subst Abus 23:95-103. 2002
    ..S. ratio. These results indicate that contrary to prevailing beliefs, alcohol, illicit drug, and tobacco users are uncommon on prime-time TV and are less prevalent than in the U.S. population...
  5. pmc Patient opinions regarding 'pay for performance for patients'
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1647-52. 2008
    ..Many large employers and payers are turning to pay for performance for patients (P4P4P) to reduce health costs and improve the health of their covered populations. How these programs may be perceived by patients is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Missing race/ethnicity data in Veterans Health Administration based disparities research: a systematic review
    Judith A Long
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:128-40. 2006
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  7. pmc Changes in veterans' use of outpatient care from 1992 to 2000
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, University of Pennsylvania s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2246-51. 2005
    ..To determine whether the reorganization was associated with changes in patterns of out-patient VHA use, we sought to evaluate changes in characteristics of veterans who use VHA outpatient services between 1992 and 2000...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on ratings of hypothetical candidates for a research scholarship/research assistant position
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:355-60. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Update on the health disparities literature
    Judith A Long
    Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:805-12. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Social class and mortality in older women
    Judith A Long
    Philadelphia Veterans Administration, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, 1201 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:952-8. 2002
    ..7 (95% CI, 1.2-6.4) and 2.7 (95% CI, 1.3-5.7), respectively. In this population of older women, personal work history was the only social class marker predictive of mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered community health worker intervention to improve posthospital outcomes: a randomized clinical trial
    Shreya Kangovi
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia2Penn Center for Community Health Workers, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia3Spectrum Health Services, Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania4Leonard Davis Institu
    JAMA Intern Med 174:535-43. 2014
    ..Health systems may leverage the CHW workforce to improve posthospital outcomes by addressing behavioral and socioeconomic drivers of disease. TRIAL REGISTRATION clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT01346462. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Understanding why patients of low socioeconomic status prefer hospitals over ambulatory care
    Shreya Kangovi
    Department of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:1196-203. 2013
    ..Interventions to improve outcomes and values need to take these differences into account. ..
  13. pmc Racial differences in the impact of comorbidities on survival among elderly men with prostate cancer
    Mary Putt
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:409-35. 2009
    ..Adjusting for treatment had little impact on these results, despite variation in the racial difference in receipt of prostatectomy with differing comorbidity levels...
  14. doi request reprint Behind-the-counter status and availability of emergency contraception
    Rebekah E Gee
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:478.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether the 2006 Food and Drug Administration approval of Plan B for behind-the-counter status increased availability...
  15. ncbi request reprint ''Buddy system'' of peer mentors may help control diabetes
    Judith A Long
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 17:1-4. 2012
    ..In this case, a telephone buddy makes a big difference...
  16. pmc Distrust of the health care system and self-reported health in the United States
    Katrina Armstrong
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:292-7. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Preventive cancer screening practices in HIV-positive patients
    Florence Momplaisir
    a Division of Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:87-94. 2014
    ..BCS was lower in HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative women. Frequent visits to a PCPs improved cancer screening. ..
  18. pmc Challenges faced by patients with low socioeconomic status during the post-hospital transition
    Shreya Kangovi
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:283-9. 2014
    ..Patients with low socioeconomic status (low-SES) are at risk for poor outcomes during the post-hospital transition. Few prior studies explore perceived reasons for poor outcomes from the perspectives of these high-risk patients...
  19. doi request reprint Perceptions of readmitted patients on the transition from hospital to home
    Shreya Kangovi
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:709-12. 2012
    ..Hospital leaders have had mixed success reducing readmissions Little is known about the readmitted patient's perspective...
  20. ncbi request reprint Power over parity: intimate partner violence and issues of fertility control
    Rebekah E Gee
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:148.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between intimate partner violence (IPV), abortion, parity, and contraception use...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the practice of adult primary care physicians
    Ann K Boulis
    Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:703-12. 2004
    ..This study investigates how physician gender affects reactions to six model patients...
  22. pmc Reliability and validity of diabetes specific Health Beliefs Model scales in patients with diabetes and serious mental illness
    Jennifer Gutierrez
    Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 92:342-7. 2011
    ..While diabetes medication adherence has frequently been evaluated through the lens of the HBM, it is unclear if developed scales are reliable and valid in patients with SMI...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of emergent feeding tubes and tracheostomies in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    Amy Y Tsou
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Veterans Affairs Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13:318-25. 2012
    ..Academic hospital affiliation decreased odds of emergent gastrostomy or tracheostomy. After Medicare changes broadening access, while gastrostomy use increased, the proportion of emergent procedures decreased...
  24. ncbi request reprint Measuring adherence to mammography screening recommendations among low-income women
    Katrina Armstrong
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 38:754-60. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Cell phone cardiopulmonary resuscitation: audio instructions when needed by lay rescuers: a randomized, controlled trial
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:538-543.e1. 2010
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  26. ncbi request reprint Variation in availability of emergency contraception in pharmacies
    Hannah E Shacter
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Contraception 75:214-7. 2007
    ..We aimed to describe the availability of EC in areas governed by different state policies regarding pharmacist behavior...
  27. pmc Medical student-run health clinics: important contributors to patient care and medical education
    Scott A Simpson
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:352-6. 2007
    ..Despite the popularity of medical student-run health clinics among U.S. medical schools, there is no information about how many clinics exist, how many students volunteer there, or how many patients they see and what services they offer...
  28. doi request reprint Messages about black-box warnings: a comparative analysis of reports from the FDA and lay media in the US
    Pierre L Yong
    Department of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Drug Saf 32:1147-57. 2009
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  29. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer incidence and screening in US Medicaid patients with and without HIV infection
    Sara C Keller
    a Division of Infectious Diseases, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    AIDS Care 26:716-22. 2014
    ..As we showed a low rate of CRCS overall in this Medicaid population, researchers, clinicians, and policy-makers should improve access to and uptake of CRCS among all Medicaid patients, and particularly among PLWH...
  30. pmc Provider and patient directed financial incentives to improve care and outcomes for patients with diabetes
    Ilona S Lorincz
    Department of Medicine, Endocrine Division, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 13:188-95. 2013
    ..In combination, both patient and provider incentives are potentially powerful tools but whether they are cost-effective has yet to be determined...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of transitioning from HIV clinical trials to routine medical care on clinical outcomes and patient perceptions
    Baligh R Yehia
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    AIDS Care 24:769-77. 2012
    ..Patients without a healthy fear of transitioning from ART-RCTs to routine care may be at increased risk of viral failure. Focus should be given to assisting patients during this transition...
  32. ncbi request reprint Receipt of health services by low-income veterans
    Judith A Long
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:305-17. 2003
  33. pmc How do providers assess antihypertensive medication adherence in medical encounters?
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:577-83. 2006
    ..Poor adherence to antihypertensives has been shown to be a significant factor in poor blood pressure (BP) control. Providers' communication with patients about their medication-taking behavior may be central to improving adherence...
  34. ncbi request reprint African American race was associated with an increased risk of complications following venous thromboembolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, the Clinical Epidemiology Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:410-6. 2007
    ..Limited data exist on the quality of care for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE), and it is unknown whether the processes and outcomes of care for this illness differ between African Americans and whites...
  35. ncbi request reprint Advancing the science of health disparities research
    Nancy T Artinian
    National Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities, The College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:427-33. 2007
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Research Grants1

  1. A Randomized Trial of Incentives and Peer Mentors to Improve Diabetic Outcomes
    Judith A Long; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, these interventions could provide important models for improving glucose control in general and, in particular, for addressing racial disparities in diabetes outcomes. ..