Deborah S Main
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- Exploring patient reactions to pen-tablet computers: a report from CaReNetDeborah 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...
- Integrating practices' change processes into improving quality of depression careDeborah S Main
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:351-7. 2009....
- A qualitative study of work and work return in cancer survivorsDeborah 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...
- Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a qualitative analysisDeborah 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...
- Commentary: understanding the effects of peer education as a health promotion strategyDeborah S Main
Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
Health Educ Behav 29:424-6. 2002
- Patient perspectives on the doctor of the futureDeborah 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..
- Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a descriptive analysisDeborah 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...
- The effect of families on the process of outpatient visits in family practiceD 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...
- Event reporting to a primary care patient safety reporting system: a report from the ASIPS collaborativeDouglas 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...
- A randomized clinical trial of a care recommendation letter intervention for somatization in primary careW 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...
- Processes of care desired by elderly patients with multimorbiditiesElizabeth 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...
- The impact of physical and psychosocial factors on work characteristics after cancerJohn 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...
- It takes two: using coleaders to champion improvements in small primary care practicesKaia 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...
- Inducing sustainable improvement in depression care in primary care practicesDonald 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...
- Key informants and community members in community-based participatory research: one is not like the otherStacey 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...
- Giving voice to patients' and family caregivers' needs in chronic heart failure: implications for palliative care programsDavid B Bekelman
Research and Genetics Sections, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Palliat Med 14:1317-24. 2011....
- 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
- Returning to work after cancer: quantitative studies and prototypical narrativesJohn 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...
- Patient perspectives of patient-provider communication after adverse eventsChristine 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...
- Patient and cardiologist perceptions on decision making for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a qualitative studyDan 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...
- Clinical decisions regarding HbA1c results in primary care: a report from CaReNet and HPRNBennett 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...
- Community-based participatory research in practice-based research networksJohn 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...
- LEAP--a brief intervention to improve activity and diet: a report from CaReNet and HPRNJavan Quintela
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
Ann Fam Med 3:S52-4. 2005
- Use of colon cancer testing in rural Colorado primary care practicesLinda 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)...
- The practice-based research network as a model for end-of-life care research: challenges and opportunitiesJean 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
- Student perspectives on primary care preceptorships: enhancing the medical student preceptorship learning environmentD 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...
- Confirmation of the "disability paradox" among hospice patients: preservation of quality of life despite physical ailments and psychosocial concernsJean 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...
- Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart (TNH2H): building a community-based participatory data systemDeborah 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...
- Assessing the role of influential mentors in the research development of primary care fellowsJohn 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...
- The somatization in primary care study: a tale of three diagnosesW Perry Dickinson
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:1-7. 2003....
- Database design to ensure anonymous study of medical errors: a report from the ASIPS CollaborativeWilson 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...
- Descriptions of barriers to self-care by persons with comorbid chronic diseasesElizabeth 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...
- Reaching individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease through community outreach in ColoradoElizabeth 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...
- Tobacco cessation counseling among underserved patients: a report from CaReNetBennett 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...
- Linking nursing home working conditions to organizational performanceJill 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...
- Palliative care clinical research networks, a requirement for evidence-based palliative care: time for coordinated actionAmy P Abernethy
J Palliat Med 10:845-50. 2007
- Reducing CVD risk and health disparities through active living neighborhoodsDEBORAH MAIN; Fiscal Year: 2007..Although Stapleton included community input early in its planning process, this project's establishment of a formalized CBPR process creates a more community-wide approach for building a diverse and "permeable" active living community. ..