D E Pathman

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Length of patient-physician relationship and patients' satisfaction and preventive service use in the rural south: a cross-sectional telephone study
    Katrina E Donahue
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:40. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint State scholarship, loan forgiveness, and related programs: the unheralded safety net
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, CB7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 284:2084-92. 2000
  3. doi request reprint Research published in 2003 by U.S. family medicine authors
    Donald E Pathman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:6-16. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictive accuracy of rural physicians' stated retention plans
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 19:236-44. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of program logic models in the Southern Rural Access Program evaluation
    Donald Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 19:308-13. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint National Health Service Corps staffing and the growth of the local rural non-NHSC primary care physician workforce
    Donald E Pathman
    Program on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 22:285-93. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of data by hospitals in North Carolina to identify disparities in the care and outcomes of minority patients
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    N C Med J 72:177-82. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physicians
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Care 42:560-8. 2004
  9. pmc Retention of primary care physicians in rural health professional shortage areas
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1723-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in access to outpatient medical care for black and white adults in the rural South
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 44:429-38. 2006

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Length of patient-physician relationship and patients' satisfaction and preventive service use in the rural south: a cross-sectional telephone study
    Katrina E Donahue
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:40. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint State scholarship, loan forgiveness, and related programs: the unheralded safety net
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, CB7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 284:2084-92. 2000
    ..With no national coordination or mandate to publicize these efforts, little is known about these state programs and their recent growth...
  3. doi request reprint Research published in 2003 by U.S. family medicine authors
    Donald E Pathman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:6-16. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictive accuracy of rural physicians' stated retention plans
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 19:236-44. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of program logic models in the Southern Rural Access Program evaluation
    Donald Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 19:308-13. 2003
    ..Program logic models, on balance, proved their merit in the SRAP through their contributions to its management and evaluation and by providing a better understanding of the program's initiatives, successes, and potential impact...
  6. ncbi request reprint National Health Service Corps staffing and the growth of the local rural non-NHSC primary care physician workforce
    Donald E Pathman
    Program on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 22:285-93. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of data by hospitals in North Carolina to identify disparities in the care and outcomes of minority patients
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    N C Med J 72:177-82. 2011
    ..This study assesses whether and in what ways hospitals in North Carolina use data to understand the experiences of minority patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physicians
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Care 42:560-8. 2004
    ....
  9. pmc Retention of primary care physicians in rural health professional shortage areas
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1723-9. 2004
    ..We tested the assumption that average job retention duration is shorter for physicians in rural health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) than for physicians in rural non-HPSAs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in access to outpatient medical care for black and white adults in the rural South
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 44:429-38. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in age-adjusted mortality rates and disparities for rural physician shortage areas staffed by the National Health Service Corps: 1984-1998
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 21:214-20. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint The proximity of predominantly African American and Hispanic rural communities to physicians and hospital services
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 18:416-27. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Physician job satisfaction, dissatisfaction, and turnover
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:593. 2002
    ..We studied how physicians' relative satisfaction and/or dissatisfaction with 10 distinct aspects of their work protected against or promoted their plans for leaving their jobs...
  14. ncbi request reprint The four community dimensions of primary care practice
    D E Pathman
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    J Fam Pract 46:293-303. 1998
    ..Other goals were to characterize physicians' level of involvement in each of these four types of community activities, and to identify the correlates of greater and lesser involvement...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preparing and retaining rural physicians through medical education
    D E Pathman
    Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Acad Med 74:810-20. 1999
    ..To identify educational approaches that best prepare physicians for rural work and small-town living, and that promote longer rural practice retention...
  16. ncbi request reprint What outcomes should we expect from programs that pay physicians'training expenses in exchange for service?
    Donald E Pathman
    Progam on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    N C Med J 67:77-82. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Medical training debt and service commitments: the rural consequences
    D E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Rural Health 16:264-72. 2000
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  18. doi request reprint Interdependence of general surgeons and primary care physicians in rural communities
    Donald E Pathman
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, UNC Campus Box 7590, 725 Martin Luther King Jr, Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 89:1293-302, vii-viii. 2009
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  19. pmc Effectiveness of a grant program's efforts to promote synergy within its funded initiatives: perceptions of participants of the Southern Rural Access Program
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:263. 2008
    ..S. states to strengthen basic health care services in targeted rural counties...
  20. pmc How adults' access to outpatient physician services relates to the local supply of primary care physicians in the rural southeast
    Donald E Pathman
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC CH CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:79-102. 2006
    ..To examine how access to outpatient medical care varies with local primary care physician densities across primary care service areas (PCSAs) in the rural Southeast, for adults as a whole and separately for the elderly and poor...
  21. ncbi request reprint Measuring physician job satisfaction in a changing workplace and a challenging environment. SGIM Career Satisfaction Study Group. Society of General Internal Medicine
    T R Konrad
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 37:1174-82. 1999
    ..Because physician job satisfaction has been linked to clinical variables, better measurement might help to ameliorate conditions linked to medical disaffection, possibly improving health care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of a new universal purchase vaccine program in North Carolina
    G L Freed
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151:1117-24. 1997
    ..To explore the effects of state universal purchase (UP) of vaccines for all children, regardless of income or insurance status, on North Carolina physicians and families...
  23. doi request reprint Are there enough doctors in my rural community? Perceptions of the local physician supply
    Holly Biola
    Scott Clinic, Burlington, NC, USA
    J Rural Health 25:115-23. 2009
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  24. pmc Adults' lack of a usual source of care: a matter of preference?
    Anthony J Viera
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:359-65. 2006
    ..We wanted to identify characteristics of adults who do not have a usual source of care and then stratify the analysis by those who prefer vs those who do not prefer to have a usual source of care...
  25. doi request reprint The contribution of hypertension to black-white differences in likelihood of coronary artery disease detected during elective angiography
    Matthew A Triplette
    Department of Public Health Leadership, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:181-6. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Service-linked scholarships, loans, and loan repayment programs for nurses in the southeast
    Samir I Thaker
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Prof Nurs 24:122-30. 2008
    ..Future research should identify and describe these programs for other regions, measure outcomes, and offer recommendations to maximize their effectiveness in alleviating nursing shortages...
  27. ncbi request reprint Caring for older patients: current attitudes and future plans of family medicine residents
    Margaret R Helton
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Fam Med 40:707-14. 2008
    ..We further examined the obstacles and incentives they perceived for providing nursing home care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in the rural-urban distribution of general pediatricians
    G D Randolph
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7226, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E18. 2001
    ..It is not known whether this objective has been met for general pediatricians. This study examines trends in the rural-urban distribution of general pediatricians in the United States from 1981 to 1996...
  29. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' training and their community involvement
    B D Steiner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Fam Med 31:257-62. 1999
    ..This study examines associations between physicians' current level of involvement in their communities and a range of prior educational experiences...
  30. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the match rate of rural training tracks in family practice
    Wail Malaty
    Family Practice Rural Training Track, Mountain Area Health Education Center, Hendersonville, NC, USA
    Fam Med 34:258-61. 2002
    ..No published studies have systematically evaluated this fill rate. This study determined the match rate of rural track family practice residencies and examined factors associated with higher rates...
  31. ncbi request reprint Primary medication adherence in a rural population: the role of the patient-physician relationship and satisfaction with care
    Thomas H Wroth
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:478-86. 2006
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  32. ncbi request reprint A comparative assessment of West Virginia's financial incentive programs for rural physicians
    Jodie Jackson
    West Virginia University Office of Rural Health, PO Box 9003, Morgantown, WV 26506 9003, USA
    J Rural Health 19:329-39. 2003
    ..Critical evaluation of state-supported programs is often lacking but is necessary to determine their efficacy and to improve outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned in phase I of the Southern Rural Access Program
    Michael Beachler
    Penn State College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Dr, Suite 5301, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Rural Health 19:416-21. 2003
    ..Additional challenges include maintaining interagency coordination over time and managing staff and lead agency turnover. Overall, the experience suggests that a concentrated regional approach has merit...
  34. ncbi request reprint A prevalence study of faith-based healing in the rural southeastern United States
    Sharon K Hull
    Department of Medical Humanities, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19620, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9603, USA
    South Med J 99:644-53. 2006
    ..Although prayer and other spiritual practices are common among residents of the rural south, the use of faith-based healers (FBH), or healers who use prayer as their primary healing modality, has not been explored in this population...
  35. pmc Patients' beliefs about racism, preferences for physician race, and satisfaction with care
    Frederick M Chen
    Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:138-43. 2005
    ..Few studies have attempted to link patients' beliefs about racism in the health care system with how they use and experience health care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Perception of racial barriers to health care in the rural South
    Angela Fowler-Brown
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:86-100. 2006
    ..The perception of racial barriers to health care is prevalent in the rural South, especially among African Americans. The consequences of this perception may include mistrust and dissatisfaction with medical care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physician, practice, and patient characteristics related to primary care physician physical and mental health: results from the Physician Worklife Study
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0225, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:121-43. 2002
    ..To study the impact that physician, practice, and patient characteristics have on physician stress, satisfaction, mental, and physical health...
  38. ncbi request reprint Worklife and satisfaction of general internists
    Tosha B Wetterneck
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 W Highland Ave, J5 214 Clinical Science Center, MC 2454, Madison, WI 53792 2454, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:649-56. 2002
    ..Prior studies have reported relatively low job satisfaction for general internists. We used data from a large US physician survey to assess correlates of satisfaction of general internists...
  39. pmc Do adults who believe in periodic health examinations receive more clinical preventive services?
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, FOT 720, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    Prev Med 45:282-9. 2007
    ..This study assessed whether individuals' beliefs about the advisability of periodic health examinations contribute to the likelihood that they receive recommended clinical preventive services...
  40. ncbi request reprint What do physicians want in their ideal job?
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, 164 Alston Hall, Box 870225, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:179-83. 2003
    ..Practice organizations suffer through lower patient satisfaction and increased recruiting costs. Based on our findings, we offer five recommendations to maximize the well-being of physicians in ambulatory care settings...
  41. pmc A metric of progress for family medicine research: from the North American Primary Care Research Group
    Donald E Pathman
    Ann Fam Med 3:88-9. 2005