M P Pignone

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparing 3 techniques for eliciting patient values for decision making about prostate-specific antigen screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Patrick Pignone
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin LutherKing Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:362-8. 2013
  2. pmc A randomized trial of an intervention to improve use and adherence to effective coronary heart disease prevention strategies
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:331. 2011
  3. pmc Should a colon cancer screening decision aid include the option of no testing? A comparative trial of two decision aids
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:10. 2008
  4. pmc The effect of offering different numbers of colorectal cancer screening test options in a decision aid: a pilot randomized trial
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:4. 2008
  5. pmc Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:96. 2008
  6. pmc A heart failure self-management program for patients of all literacy levels: a randomized, controlled trial [ISRCTN11535170]
    Darren A DeWalt
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:30. 2006
  7. pmc Comparison of a one-time educational intervention to a teach-to-goal educational intervention for self-management of heart failure: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Darren A DeWalt
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:99. 2009
  8. pmc The impact of a decision aid about heart disease prevention on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for prevention: a pilot randomized trial
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:121. 2006
  9. pmc Older adults' attitudes about continuing cancer screening later in life: a pilot study interviewing residents of two continuing care communities
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 6:10. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Aspirin, statins, or both drugs for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease events in men: a cost-utility analysis
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina Division of General Internal Medicine, and RTI University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion Economics, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:326-36. 2006

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. doi request reprint Comparing 3 techniques for eliciting patient values for decision making about prostate-specific antigen screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael Patrick Pignone
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Universityof North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin LutherKing Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:362-8. 2013
    ..To make good decisions about prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening, men must consider how they value the different potential outcomes...
  2. pmc A randomized trial of an intervention to improve use and adherence to effective coronary heart disease prevention strategies
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:331. 2011
    ..Existing efforts to improve use and adherence to these efficacious strategies have been so intensive that they are impractical for clinical practice...
  3. pmc Should a colon cancer screening decision aid include the option of no testing? A comparative trial of two decision aids
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:10. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc The effect of offering different numbers of colorectal cancer screening test options in a decision aid: a pilot randomized trial
    Jennifer M Griffith
    Center for Decision Making Research, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:4. 2008
    ..We sought to compare, in a pilot randomized trial, two colorectal cancer (CRC) screening decision aids that differed in the number of screening options presented...
  5. pmc Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:96. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development and psychometric properties of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT), the first scale to specifically measure numeracy skills used in diabetes...
  6. pmc A heart failure self-management program for patients of all literacy levels: a randomized, controlled trial [ISRCTN11535170]
    Darren A DeWalt
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:30. 2006
    ..However, no programs have analyzed their usefulness for patients with low literacy. We compared the efficacy of a heart failure self-management program designed for patients with low literacy versus usual care...
  7. pmc Comparison of a one-time educational intervention to a teach-to-goal educational intervention for self-management of heart failure: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Darren A DeWalt
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:99. 2009
    ..This study compares a single session self-management HF training program against a multiple session training intervention and examines whether their effects differ by literacy level...
  8. pmc The impact of a decision aid about heart disease prevention on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for prevention: a pilot randomized trial
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:121. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to test the effectiveness of an individually-tailored, computerized decision aid about CHD on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for CHD prevention...
  9. pmc Older adults' attitudes about continuing cancer screening later in life: a pilot study interviewing residents of two continuing care communities
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 6:10. 2006
    ..Because older adults' preferences are central to individualized decisions, we assessed older adults' perspectives about continuing cancer screening later in life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Aspirin, statins, or both drugs for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease events in men: a cost-utility analysis
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina Division of General Internal Medicine, and RTI University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion Economics, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:326-36. 2006
    ..Aspirin and statins are both effective for primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD), but their combined use has not been well studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is population screening for colorectal cancer cost-effective?
    Michael Pignone
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Hospital, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:288-9. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews of economic analyses
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1073-9. 2005
    ..S. Preventive Services T ask Force, particularly our systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening, to illustrate key methodologic challenges and suggest a framework for other researchers in this area...
  13. pmc Interventions to improve health outcomes for patients with low literacy. A systematic review
    Michael Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:185-92. 2005
    ..To perform a systematic review of interventions designed to improve health outcomes for persons with low literacy skills...
  14. ncbi request reprint Challenges in implementation of effective and efficient colon cancer screening
    M Pignone
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 39:251-2. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in women: a cost-utility analysis
    Michael Pignone
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, University of North Carolina, 5039 Old Clinic Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:290-5. 2007
    ..The cost-effectiveness of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events in women is unclear. We sought to perform a cost-utility analysis to address this issue...
  16. doi request reprint Using quality improvement techniques to increase colon cancer screening
    Michael P Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Med 122:419-20. 2009
    ..The use of decision aids in clinical practice can increase screening rates by up to 14 percentage points. Mailing the decision aids to patients in advance of office visits appears to be a cost-effective means of implementation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Counseling to promote a healthy diet in adults: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael P Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:75-92. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of counseling to promote a healthy diet among patients in primary care settings...
  18. pmc Costs and cost-effectiveness of full implementation of a biennial faecal occult blood test screening program for bowel cancer in Australia
    Michael P Pignone
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med J Aust 194:180-5. 2011
    ..To examine the costs and cost-effectiveness of full implementation of biennial bowel cancer screening for Australian residents aged 50-74 years...
  19. pmc Conjoint analysis versus rating and ranking for values elicitation and clarification in colorectal cancer screening
    Michael P Pignone
    Department of Medicine, Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:45-50. 2012
    ..To compare two techniques for eliciting and clarifying patient values for decision making about colorectal cancer (CRC) screening: choice-based conjoint analysis and a rating and ranking task...
  20. ncbi request reprint Faecal occult-blood screening in Burgundy
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina Department of Medicine, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27707, USA
    Lancet 364:741-2. 2004
  21. pmc Physicians' ability to predict the risk of coronary heart disease
    Michael Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:13. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to measure the ability of physicians to estimate the risk of CHD events in patients with no previous history of coronary heart disease...
  22. pmc Use of lipid lowering drugs for primary prevention of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of randomised trials
    M Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine, 5039 Old Clinic Building, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    BMJ 321:983-6. 2000
    ..To summarise the effect of primary prevention with lipid lowering drugs on coronary heart disease events, coronary heart disease mortality, and all cause mortality...
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening and treating adults for lipid disorders
    M P Pignone
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 20:77-89. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of dietary restriction during fecal occult blood testing
    M Pignone
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:150-6. 2001
    ..Dietary restriction is often recommended during fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) as a means of increasing test accuracy, but concern surrounds whether such restriction also reduces the chance that patients will complete the test...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in colorectal cancer screening and prevention
    Michael Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 27599 7110, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:297-302. 2002
    ..This new information provides further support for efforts to increase the use of colorectal cancer screening and prevention services in adults older than 50 years...
  26. pmc Development and initial testing of a computer-based patient decision aid to promote colorectal cancer screening for primary care practice
    Jane Kim
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:36. 2005
    ..Our aim was to develop a patient-directed, computer-based decision aid about colorectal cancer screening and investigate whether it could increase patient interest in screening...
  27. ncbi request reprint Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael Hayden
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, 11C Ambulatory Care, Veterans Administration Medical Center, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:161-72. 2002
    ..The use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease events in patients without a history of cardiovascular disease is controversial...
  28. ncbi request reprint Screening for colorectal cancer in adults at average risk: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Medicine and Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 5039 Old Clinic Building, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:132-41. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of different colorectal cancer screening tests for adults at average risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses of colorectal cancer screening: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael Pignone
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, 5039 Old Clinic Building 226, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    Ann Intern Med 137:96-104. 2002
    ..To perform a systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...
  30. doi request reprint Patient time requirements for anticoagulation therapy with warfarin
    Daniel E Jonas
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:206-16. 2010
    ..Most patients receiving warfarin are managed in outpatient office settings or anticoagulation clinics that require frequent visits for monitoring...
  31. ncbi request reprint Screening for high blood pressure: a review of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Stacey Sheridan
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 5039 Old Clinic Building, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:151-8. 2003
    ..Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended screening adults for hypertension. Since that time, the published literature on hypertension has expanded rapidly, necessitating a new examination of the evidence supporting screening...
  32. pmc Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in diabetes mellitus
    Michael Pignone
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, 5039 Old Clinic Building, CB7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:619-28. 2010
    ..Results from upcoming large trials will help clarify the effects of aspirin with greater precision, including whether the benefits differ between men and women...
  33. doi request reprint Value of patient time invested in the colonoscopy screening process: time requirements for colonoscopy study
    Daniel E Jonas
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:56-65. 2008
    ..The authors sought to estimate the amount and value of patient time required for screening colonoscopy...
  34. doi request reprint Health insurance-related disparities in colorectal cancer screening in Virginia
    Vanessa de Bosset
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:834-7. 2008
    ..The effect of health insurance on CRC screening is not clear. We assessed the association between having health insurance and being screened for CRC and the factors that modify this association...
  35. doi request reprint Willingness-to-pay to avoid the time spent and discomfort associated with screening colonoscopy
    Daniel E Jonas
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Econ 19:1193-211. 2010
    ..The screening colonoscopy process requires a considerable amount of time and some discomfort for patients...
  36. pmc A targeted decision aid for the elderly to decide whether to undergo colorectal cancer screening: development and results of an uncontrolled trial
    Carmen L Lewis
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:54. 2010
    ..The objective is to develop and test a decision aid designed to promote individualized colorectal cancer screening decision making for adults age 75 and over...
  37. ncbi request reprint Numeracy and the medical student's ability to interpret data
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:35-40. 2002
    ..Although the ability to work with numbers is important to the practice of medicine, little is known about physician numeracy (basic skill with numbers)...
  38. pmc Framingham-based tools to calculate the global risk of coronary heart disease: a systematic review of tools for clinicians
    Stacey Sheridan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1039-52. 2003
    ..To examine the features of available Framingham-based risk calculation tools and review their accuracy and feasibility in clinical practice...
  39. pmc Effectiveness of a patient- and practice-level colorectal cancer screening intervention in health plan members: design and baseline findings of the CHOICE trial
    Carmen Lewis
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Cancer 116:1664-73. 2010
    ..Evidence-based interventions have been found effective in increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. Translating these successful interventions into real world settings, such as health plans, can be challenging...
  40. doi request reprint Yield of claims data and surveys for determining colon cancer screening among health plan members
    Michael Pignone
    University of North Carolina Division of General Internal Medicine and Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:726-31. 2009
    ..We conclude that, among health plan members, the combination of claims data and survey information had substantially higher yield than claims data alone for identifying colorectal cancer screening...
  41. ncbi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a disease management program for low literacy patients with heart failure
    Darren A DeWalt
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, 5034 Old Clinic Building, CB 7105, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 55:78-86. 2004
    ..Development and pilot testing of a disease management program for low literacy patients with heart failure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient literacy on the effectiveness of a primary care-based diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37232 8300, USA
    JAMA 292:1711-6. 2004
    ..Low literacy is an important barrier for patients with diabetes, but interventions to address low literacy have not been well examined...
  43. ncbi request reprint Heart to Heart: a computerized decision aid for assessment of coronary heart disease risk and the impact of risk-reduction interventions for primary prevention
    Michael Pignone
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:26-33. 2004
    ..Future research will be directed to determining whether Heart to Heart can improve utilization of effective CHD risk-reducing interventions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use among adults aged 40 and older in the United States: results of a national survey
    Michael Pignone
    General Internal Medicine Division, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:403-407. 2007
    ..Aspirin is effective for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events, but its use has been suboptimal...
  45. ncbi request reprint Exercise tolerance testing to screen for coronary heart disease: a systematic review for the technical support for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Angela Fowler-Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:W9-24. 2004
    ..Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Exercise tolerance testing has been proposed as a means of better identifying asymptomatic patients at high risk for coronary heart disease events...
  46. ncbi request reprint Patient time requirements for screening colonoscopy
    Daniel E Jonas
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2401-10. 2007
    ..To measure the amount of time patients spend in the screening colonoscopy process...
  47. pmc Prostate and colon cancer screening messages in popular magazines
    Mira L Katz
    UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:843-8. 2004
    ....
  48. pmc Addressing literacy and numeracy to improve diabetes care: two randomized controlled trials
    Kerri Cavanaugh
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2149-55. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the impact of providing literacy- and numeracy-sensitive diabetes care within an enhanced diabetes care program on A1C and other diabetes outcomes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Information needs of men regarding prostate cancer screening and the effect of a brief decision aid
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 5039 Old Clinic Building, CB 7110, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 54:345-51. 2004
    ..Little is known about what information affects men's decisions about prostate cancer screening...
  50. pmc A primary care, multi-disciplinary disease management program for opioid-treated patients with chronic non-cancer pain and a high burden of psychiatric comorbidity
    Paul R Chelminski
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:3. 2005
    ..Chronic non-cancer pain is a common problem that is often accompanied by psychiatric comorbidity and disability. The effectiveness of a multi-disciplinary pain management program was tested in a 3 month before and after trial...
  51. pmc Literacy and health outcomes: a systematic review of the literature
    Darren A DeWalt
    RTI International University of North Carolina Evidence based Practice Center, Research Triangle Park, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1228-39. 2004
    ..To review the relationship between literacy and health outcomes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in adults: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael P Pignone
    University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:765-76. 2002
    ..To clarify whether screening adults for depression in primary care settings improves recognition, treatment, and clinical outcomes...
  53. ncbi request reprint The role of literacy in health and health care
    Darren A DeWalt
    Am Fam Physician 72:387-8. 2005
  54. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among African American church members: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient-provider communication
    Mira L Katz
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Public Health 4:62. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between the general quality of self-rated patient-provider communication and the completion of CRC screening...
  55. pmc Resident physicians' life expectancy estimates and colon cancer screening recommendations in elderly patients
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:254-61. 2008
    ..Colon cancer screening recommendations for patients aged 75 years and older should account for variation in older adults' health states, life expectancies, and potential to benefit from screening...
  56. pmc A randomized trial of three videos that differ in the framing of information about mammography in women 40 to 49 years old
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:875-83. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of providing structured information about the benefits and harms of mammography in differing frames on women's perceptions of screening...
  57. pmc Low parental literacy is associated with worse asthma care measures in children
    Darren A DeWalt
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:25-31. 2007
    ..To determine whether parental literacy is related to emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and days of school missed for children with asthma...
  58. pmc Predictors of opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain: a prospective cohort study
    Timothy J Ives
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:46. 2006
    ..We conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the one-year incidence and predictors of opioid misuse among patients enrolled in a chronic pain disease management program within an academic internal medicine practice...
  59. pmc The effect of health literacy on knowledge and receipt of colorectal cancer screening: a survey study
    David P Miller
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 8:16. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether low literacy affects patients' knowledge or receipt of CRC screening...
  60. ncbi request reprint Literacy and its relationship with self-efficacy, trust, and participation in medical decision making
    Darren A DeWalt
    School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S27-35. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between literacy and trust, self-efficacy, and participation in medical decision making in adults with diabetes...
  61. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the use of quality of life measures in colorectal cancer research with attention to outcomes in elderly patients
    Hanna K Sanoff
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7305, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 6:700-9. 2007
    ..Our intent was to assess patterns of use of QOL endpoints in colorectal cancer (CRC) treatment research and to summarize current knowledge about how CRC treatment affects elderly patients...
  62. pmc Literacy and health outcomes: is adherence the missing link?
    Michael P Pignone
    J Gen Intern Med 21:896-7. 2006
  63. pmc A randomized comparison of patients' understanding of number needed to treat and other common risk reduction formats
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:884-92. 2003
    ..Commentators have suggested that patients may understand quantitative information about treatment benefits better when they are presented as numbers needed to treat (NNT) rather than as absolute or relative risk reductions...
  64. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop a quick and accurate screening test for limited literacy available in English and Spanish...
  65. pmc Use of patient flow analysis to improve patient visit efficiency by decreasing wait time in a primary care-based disease management programs for anticoagulation and chronic pain: a quality improvement study
    Nicholas M Potisek
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:8. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study is to test a method to improve patient visit efficiency...
  66. ncbi request reprint Screening accuracy for late-life depression in primary care: a systematic review
    Lea C Watson
    Geriatric Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:956-64. 2003
    ..To determine the accuracy of depression screening instruments for older adults in primary care...
  67. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in people with diabetes mellitus: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association
    John B Buse
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:162-72. 2007
    ..This statement will attempt to harmonize the recommendations of both organizations where possible but will recognize areas in which AHA and ADA recommendations differ...
  68. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in people with diabetes mellitus: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association
    John B Buse
    University of North Carolina, USA
    Circulation 115:114-26. 2007
    ..This statement will attempt to harmonize the recommendations of both organizations where possible but will recognize areas in which AHA and ADA recommendations differ...
  69. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a primary care-based disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin levels in patients with diabetes
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Med 118:276-84. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of a pharmacist-led, primary care-based, disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin (A(1C)) levels in vulnerable patients with poorly controlled diabetes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and heart failure care in minority communities
    Michael P Pignone
    Ann Intern Med 146:312; author reply 312. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Reading is fundamental: the relationship between literacy and health
    Darren A DeWalt
    Arch Intern Med 165:1943-4. 2005
  72. ncbi request reprint Labor characteristics and program costs of a successful diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 6000, Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:277-83. 2006
    ..Organizations have invested in disease management programs to improve quality and to reduce costs, but little is known about the labor characteristics and the program costs necessary to implement a program...