K Mazor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Initial testing of an instrument to measure teacher identity in physicians
    Susan Starr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:117-25. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Determinants and impact of generalist-specialist communication about pediatric outpatient referrals
    Christopher J Stille
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1341-9. 2006
  3. pmc Patients' beliefs and preferences regarding doctors' medication recommendations
    Sarah L Goff
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 0199, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:236-41. 2008
  4. pmc Patients' knowledge and beliefs concerning gout and its treatment: a population based study
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:180. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Teaching and medical errors: primary care preceptors' views
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Med Educ 39:982-90. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Health plan members' views on forgiving medical errors
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, Mass 01605, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:49-52. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing professionalism in the context of an objective structured clinical examination: an in-depth study of the rating process
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA, USA
    Med Educ 41:331-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Communicating safety information to physicians: an examination of dear doctor letters
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:869-75. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between checklist scores on a communication OSCE and analogue patients' perceptions of communication
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:37-51. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing preceptors' responses to medical errors: a factorial survey
    Kathleen M Mazor
    630 Plantation Street, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Acad Med 80:S88-92. 2005

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Initial testing of an instrument to measure teacher identity in physicians
    Susan Starr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:117-25. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Determinants and impact of generalist-specialist communication about pediatric outpatient referrals
    Christopher J Stille
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1341-9. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Patients' beliefs and preferences regarding doctors' medication recommendations
    Sarah L Goff
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 0199, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:236-41. 2008
    ..Accepting a doctor's recommendation is the first step in medication adherence, yet little is known about patients' beliefs and preferences about how medications are prescribed...
  4. pmc Patients' knowledge and beliefs concerning gout and its treatment: a population based study
    Leslie R Harrold
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:180. 2012
    ..We sought to examine patients' knowledge and beliefs concerning gout and its treatment in order to identify barriers to optimal patient self-management...
  5. ncbi request reprint Teaching and medical errors: primary care preceptors' views
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Med Educ 39:982-90. 2005
    ..In particular, we examined preceptors' responses to trainees involved in medical errors, factors influencing their response, and their perceptions of barriers to teaching from medical errors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health plan members' views on forgiving medical errors
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, Mass 01605, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:49-52. 2005
    ..Research is needed on how the circumstances that surround a medical error affect how patients respond...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing professionalism in the context of an objective structured clinical examination: an in-depth study of the rating process
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA, USA
    Med Educ 41:331-40. 2007
    ..This study investigated how raters assign professionalism ratings to medical students' performances in OSCE encounters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Communicating safety information to physicians: an examination of dear doctor letters
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:869-75. 2005
    ..This study examined whether content, organization, and formatting of dear doctor letters (DDLs) influences physicians' responses to the letters...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between checklist scores on a communication OSCE and analogue patients' perceptions of communication
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:37-51. 2005
    ..Determinants of patient perceptions of physician communication may be more subtle, more complex, and more case-specific than we were able to capture with the current checklist...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing preceptors' responses to medical errors: a factorial survey
    Kathleen M Mazor
    630 Plantation Street, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Acad Med 80:S88-92. 2005
    ..Preceptors must respond to trainees' medical errors, but little is known about what factors influence their responses...
  11. doi request reprint Cluster randomized trials to study the comparative effectiveness of therapeutics: stakeholders' concerns and recommendations
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Clinic, Fallon Community Health Plan and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:554-61. 2009
    ..An additional goal was to develop recommendations for increasing acceptability...
  12. doi request reprint A qualitative study of consumers' views on public reporting of health care-associated infections
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:412-8. 2009
    ..For public reporting of HAIs to be successful, attention to report content and format are necessary. Consumer involvement can help to identify potential sources of confusion and methods of improving reporting...
  13. ncbi request reprint The video-based test of communication skills: description, development, and preliminary findings
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute and Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:162-7. 2007
    ..Clearly, it would be advantageous to develop alternative or supplemental methods for assessing communication skills of medical students, residents, and physicians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of missing data in an assessment of professional behaviors
    Kathleen Mazor
    MPCI 630 Plantation St, Worcester MA, 01605, USA
    Acad Med 82:S44-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated whether missing responses on this tool can be considered random; evidence that missing values are not random would suggest response bias, a significant threat to score validity...
  15. ncbi request reprint What do medicine clerkship preceptors do best?
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Healthcare System, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Acad Med 77:837-40. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Patient education about anticoagulant medication: is narrative evidence or statistical evidence more effective?
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Clinic Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 69:145-57. 2007
    ..To determine the relative impact of incorporating narrative evidence, statistical evidence or both into patient education about warfarin, a widely used oral anticoagulant medication...
  17. doi request reprint Older women's views about prescription osteoporosis medication: a cross-sectional, qualitative study
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Drugs Aging 27:999-1008. 2010
    ..Osteoporosis is a significant health problem, especially for older women. Prescription osteoporosis medication can reduce fractures, but many women do not accept treatment or discontinue treatment before benefits are achieved...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cluster randomized trials: opportunities and barriers identified by leaders of eight health plans
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Clinic Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:S29-37. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Communicating hospital infection data to the public: a study of consumer responses and preferences
    Kathleen M Mazor
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:108-15. 2009
    ..Consumers may be influenced by such data, but other factors are likely to be as or more important...
  20. ncbi request reprint Does reading about stroke increase stroke knowledge? The impact of different print materials
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Healthcare System, 630 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 51:207-15. 2003
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether fictional contexts make some information more memorable...
  21. doi request reprint Collecting validity evidence for an assessment of professionalism: findings from think-aloud interviews
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Acad Med 83:S9-12. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Communicating with patients about medical errors: a review of the literature
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Fallon Foundation, Worcester 01605, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1690-7. 2004
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  23. pmc Disclosure of medical errors: what factors influence how patients respond?
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Foundation and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:704-10. 2006
    ..Disclosure of medical errors is encouraged, but research on how patients respond to specific practices is limited...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effect of a domestic violence interclerkship on the knowledge, attitudes, and skills of third-year medical students
    J A Jonassen
    Department of Physiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
    Acad Med 74:821-8. 1999
    ..To determine whether participation in an intensive domestic violence interclerkship (DVI) improved the knowledge, attitudes, and skills of two successive cohorts of students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School...
  25. pmc Learning from mistakes. Factors that influence how students and residents learn from medical errors
    Melissa A Fischer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:419-23. 2006
    ..Trainees are exposed to medical errors throughout medical school and residency. Little is known about what facilitates and limits learning from these experiences...
  26. pmc A demonstration of the impact of response bias on the results of patient satisfaction surveys
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Fallon Healthcare System and University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01605, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1403-17. 2002
    ..The purposes of the present study were to examine patient satisfaction survey data for evidence of response bias, and to demonstrate, using simulated data, how response bias may impact interpretation of results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Health plan members' views about disclosure of medical errors
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:409-18. 2004
    ..Various authorities and national organizations encourage disclosing medical errors, but there is little information on how patients respond to disclosure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Detecting attitudinal changes about death and dying as a result of end-of-life care curricula for medical undergraduates
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:975-86. 2005
    ..There is heightened emphasis on teaching end-of-life (EOL) care in the medical school curriculum, but a relative paucity of tools focused on assessing key attitudinal changes due to curricula...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identification of physician and patient attributes that influence the likelihood of screening for intimate partner violence
    Julie A Jonassen
    Department of Physiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Acad Med 78:S20-3. 2003
    ..To identify potential barriers, paper-and-pencil case scenarios identified possible practitioner and patient attributes that influence IPV screening...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of review on medical students' recall of different types of neuroanatomical content
    Susan Billings-Gagliardi
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Cell Biology S7 147, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Acad Med 84:S34-7. 2009
    ..This study examined ways in which structured review impacted students' recall and use of different types of neuroanatomical information, categorized as general constructs, fundamental content, and advanced content...
  31. pmc Nurse-physician communication in the long-term care setting: perceived barriers and impact on patient safety
    Jennifer Tjia
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    J Patient Saf 5:145-52. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to describe nurses' perceptions of nurse-physician communication in the long-term care (LTC) setting...
  32. pmc Patients and providers view gout differently: a qualitative study
    Leslie R Harrold
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Meyers Primary Care Institute and Fallon Clinic, Worcester, USA
    Chronic Illn 6:263-71. 2010
    ..We sought to examine patients' and providers' views on the treatment of gout to better understand why management is suboptimal...
  33. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the stroke action test
    Susan Billings-Gagliardi
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Stroke 36:1035-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a new written instrument whose items require the respondent to associate individual symptoms with the most appropriate action...
  34. ncbi request reprint Student decisions about lecture attendance: do electronic course materials matter?
    Susan Billings-Gagliardi
    Department of Cell Biology S7 147, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester MA 01655, USA
    Acad Med 82:S73-6. 2007
    ..If so, it sought to identify factors that influence these decisions, specifically addressing the potential impact of electronic materials...
  35. ncbi request reprint Interpreting course evaluation results: insights from thinkaloud interviews with medical students
    Susan Billings-Gagliardi
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Med Educ 38:1061-70. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Managed care education: what medical students are telling us
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Fallon Healthcare System, Worcester 01605, USA
    Acad Med 77:1128-33. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessing third-year medical students' breast cancer screening skills
    Susan V Barrett
    Office of Medical Evaluation, Division of Research and Evaluation, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Acad Med 77:905-10. 2002
    ....
  38. pmc Prescribers and pharmaceutical representatives: why are we still meeting?
    Melissa A Fischer
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:795-801. 2009
    ..This work has primarily been with physicians and physician-trainees. Questions remain regarding why prescribers continue to meet with pharmaceutical representatives (PRs)...
  39. pmc Patient decision to initiate therapy for osteoporosis: the influence of knowledge and beliefs
    Robert A Yood
    Fallon Clinic, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1815-21. 2008
    ..There are effective treatments to prevent osteoporotic fractures, but these treatments are underutilized...
  40. doi request reprint Bone density consequences of initiation and compliance with therapy for osteoporosis
    Robert A Yood
    Fallon Clinic and Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1440-5. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the bone density consequences of the decision to initiate and comply with therapy for OP...
  41. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a new instrument for measuring concerns about dying in health care providers
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Department of Medicine, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Assessment 11:230-7. 2004
    ..The CAD has the advantage of being very brief and of explicitly assessing concerns about working with patients who are dying...
  42. pmc Media messages about cancer: what do people understand?
    Kathleen M Mazor
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 15:126-45. 2010
    ..Additional research is needed to identify message characteristics that enhance understandability and improve comprehension of spoken media messages about cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Adverse drug events resulting from patient errors in older adults
    Terry S Field
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:271-6. 2007
    ..To characterize the types of patient-related errors that lead to adverse drug events (ADEs) and identify patients at high risk of such errors...