Deborah S Main

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exploring patient reactions to pen-tablet computers: a report from CaReNet
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colo 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:421-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating practices' change processes into improving quality of depression care
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:351-7. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of work and work return in cancer survivors
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Psychooncology 14:992-1004. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a qualitative analysis
    Deborah S Main
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1147-56. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: understanding the effects of peer education as a health promotion strategy
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:424-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives on the doctor of the future
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80010, USA
    Fam Med 34:251-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a descriptive analysis
    Deborah S Main
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1157-65. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of families on the process of outpatient visits in family practice
    D S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1180 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80020, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:888. 2001
  9. pmc Event reporting to a primary care patient safety reporting system: a report from the ASIPS collaborative
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:327-32. 2004
  10. pmc A randomized clinical trial of a care recommendation letter intervention for somatization in primary care
    W Perry Dickinson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:228-35. 2003

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Exploring patient reactions to pen-tablet computers: a report from CaReNet
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colo 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:421-4. 2004
    ..We wanted to study patient receptivity to using pen-tablet computers for collecting data in a practice-based research network...
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating practices' change processes into improving quality of depression care
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:351-7. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of work and work return in cancer survivors
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Psychooncology 14:992-1004. 2005
    ..Additional research is needed to identify prognostic factors that can guide clinical or workplace efforts to restore cancer survivors to their desired level of work function and economic productivity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a qualitative analysis
    Deborah S Main
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1147-56. 2007
    ..With increased focus on improving surgical care quality, understanding structures and processes that influence surgical care is timely and important, as is more precise specification of these through improved measurement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: understanding the effects of peer education as a health promotion strategy
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:424-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives on the doctor of the future
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80010, USA
    Fam Med 34:251-7. 2002
    ..As the role of the health care consumer receives increased attention, it is important to consider patient values and preferences for a future system of care. This study describes what patients want and value in a future doctor..
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a descriptive analysis
    Deborah S Main
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1157-65. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to describe results of a quantitative survey designed to measure surgical care structures and processes within NSQIP sites...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of families on the process of outpatient visits in family practice
    D S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1180 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80020, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:888. 2001
    ..Our goal was to describe how physician knowledge of patients' families affects the processes of patient care in family practices...
  9. pmc Event reporting to a primary care patient safety reporting system: a report from the ASIPS collaborative
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:327-32. 2004
    ..We examined reports to a primary care, ambulatory, patient safety reporting system to describe types of errors reported and differences between anonymous and confidential reports...
  10. pmc A randomized clinical trial of a care recommendation letter intervention for somatization in primary care
    W Perry Dickinson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:228-35. 2003
    ..This paper describes the impact of a care recommendation (CR) letter intervention on patients with multisomatoform disorder (MSD) and analysis of patient factors that affect the response to the intervention...
  11. pmc Processes of care desired by elderly patients with multimorbidities
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Research, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Fam Pract 25:287-93. 2008
    ..Our objective was to explore processes of care desired by elderly patients who have multimorbidities that may present competing demands for patients and providers...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical and psychosocial factors on work characteristics after cancer
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Psychooncology 17:138-47. 2008
    ..Since changes in work are common and are associated with both physical and psychosocial symptoms, strategies are needed to reduce symptom burden and barriers to work and to improve work capacity for working-age cancer survivors...
  13. ncbi request reprint It takes two: using coleaders to champion improvements in small primary care practices
    Kaia Gallagher
    Center forResearch Strategies, Denver, CO 80203, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:632-9. 2010
    ..Here we describe further analysis of a successful program to understand the roles of coleaders of a change management process...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inducing sustainable improvement in depression care in primary care practices
    Donald E Nease
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:247-55. 2008
    ..Improving primary care depression care is costly and challenging to sustain. The feasibility and potential success ofa modified improvement collaborative model to create sustained improvements in depression care was assessed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Key informants and community members in community-based participatory research: one is not like the other
    Stacey A McKenna
    University of Colorado Denver, Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Denver, CO, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:387-97. 2011
    ..Many CBPR projects rely heavily on key informants, but because of their social position, economic status, or professional role, they may not represent the views of community members...
  16. pmc Giving voice to patients' and family caregivers' needs in chronic heart failure: implications for palliative care programs
    David B Bekelman
    Research and Genetics Sections, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:1317-24. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of cancer on work outcomes: what are the research needs?
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 101:1703-11. 2004
  18. pmc Returning to work after cancer: quantitative studies and prototypical narratives
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Denver, CO, USA
    Psychooncology 19:115-24. 2010
    ..We identified recent, methodologically rigorous quantitative studies on return to work after cancer, summarized the themes from these studies, and illustrated those themes with narratives of individual cancer survivors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives of patient-provider communication after adverse events
    Christine W Duclos
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80238, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:479-86. 2005
    ..To explore patient perceptions of patient-provider communication after an actual adverse medical event because prior patient error studies are rarely based on real situations...
  20. doi request reprint Patient and cardiologist perceptions on decision making for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a qualitative study
    Dan D Matlock
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:1634-44. 2011
    ..Although implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) reduce mortality in selected patients, they are also associated with potential risks. Periprocedural decision making requires understanding both benefits and risks...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical decisions regarding HbA1c results in primary care: a report from CaReNet and HPRN
    Bennett L Parnes
    Department of Family Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80010, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:13-6. 2004
    ..To describe decisions made by primary care providers on elevated HbA(1c) results and their reasons for not intensifying therapy...
  22. pmc Community-based participatory research in practice-based research networks
    John M Westfall
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCHSC at Fitzsimons, Aurora, Colo 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:8-14. 2006
    ..We wanted to describe community-based participatory research in practice-based research networks in the United States...
  23. pmc LEAP--a brief intervention to improve activity and diet: a report from CaReNet and HPRN
    Javan Quintela
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S52-4. 2005
  24. pmc Use of colon cancer testing in rural Colorado primary care practices
    Linda Overholser
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, 360 S Garfield Street, Denver, CO 80209, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1095-100. 2009
    ..People living in rural areas may be less likely to be up to date (UTD) with screening guidelines for colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  25. ncbi request reprint The practice-based research network as a model for end-of-life care research: challenges and opportunities
    Jean S Kutner
    Population based Palliative Care Research Network and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262 USA
    Cancer Control 12:186-95. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Student perspectives on primary care preceptorships: enhancing the medical student preceptorship learning environment
    D H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1180 Clermont Street, Denver, Colorado, 80220 USA
    Teach Learn Med 13:13-20. 2001
    ..Medical students participate in a longitudinal (3-year) primary care preceptorship to assist them in developing skills in interviewing and examining patients in an ambulatory care setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Confirmation of the "disability paradox" among hospice patients: preservation of quality of life despite physical ailments and psychosocial concerns
    Jean S Kutner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Palliat Support Care 1:231-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe quality of life (QOL) and psychosocial and spiritual issues among patients receiving hospice care...
  28. pmc Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart (TNH2H): building a community-based participatory data system
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, 1201 5th St, Suite 280J, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E41. 2012
    ..Healthy People 2020 calls for increased monitoring of local health and health disparities, but successful models of designing and implementing data collection systems for this purpose are lacking...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing the role of influential mentors in the research development of primary care fellows
    John F Steiner
    Mailstop F 443, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, PO Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Acad Med 79:865-72. 2004
    ..To assess the association between mentorship and both subsequent research productivity and career development among primary care research fellows...
  30. ncbi request reprint The somatization in primary care study: a tale of three diagnoses
    W Perry Dickinson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:1-7. 2003
    ....
  31. pmc Database design to ensure anonymous study of medical errors: a report from the ASIPS Collaborative
    Wilson D Pace
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:531-40. 2003
    ..The authors present the design and implementation of a database and administrative system that reduce this risk, facilitate research, and maintain near anonymity of the events, practices, and clinicians...
  32. pmc Descriptions of barriers to self-care by persons with comorbid chronic diseases
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:15-21. 2003
    ..Successful management of chronic conditions depends on adequate self-care. However, little is known about the self-care strategies of patients with comorbid chronic conditions...
  33. doi request reprint Reaching individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease through community outreach in Colorado
    Elizabeth M Whitley
    Denver Health, 777 Bannock St MC 7779, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Prev Med 52:84-6. 2011
    ..Community health workers (CHWs) delivered the program in 14 urban, rural and frontier Colorado communities...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation counseling among underserved patients: a report from CaReNet
    Bennett Parnes
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1180 Clermont, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:65-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the frequency of smoking cessation counseling in relation to insurance status in a practice-based research network...
  35. ncbi request reprint Linking nursing home working conditions to organizational performance
    Jill Scott-Cawiezell
    University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 30:372-80. 2005
    ..Exploring selected working conditions and performance in nursing homes suggests that high and low performers can be determined based on both quantitative and qualitative findings...
  36. ncbi request reprint Palliative care clinical research networks, a requirement for evidence-based palliative care: time for coordinated action
    Amy P Abernethy
    J Palliat Med 10:845-50. 2007

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