Karin V Rhodes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Referral without access: for psychiatric services, wait for the beep
    Karin V Rhodes
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, and the School of Social Policy and Practice, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:272-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Emergency care of urban women with sexually transmitted infections: time to address deficiencies
    Karin V Rhodes
    Division of Emergency Policy Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:51-7. 2009
  3. pmc Intimate partner violence and comorbid mental health conditions among urban male patients
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine and The School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19014, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:47-55. 2009
  4. pmc "You're not a victim of domestic violence, are you?" Provider patient communication about domestic violence
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:620-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterizing emergency department discussions about depression
    Karin V Rhodes
    Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:908-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Child injury risks are close to home: parent psychosocial factors associated with child safety
    Karin V Rhodes
    Division of Health Policy Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3815 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:269-75. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The future of emergency medicine public health research
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:1053-73. 2006
  8. pmc Intimate partner violence identification and response: time for a change in strategy
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:894-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:e417-26. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint ED crowding is associated with variable perceptions of care compromise
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1176-81. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Referral without access: for psychiatric services, wait for the beep
    Karin V Rhodes
    University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, and the School of Social Policy and Practice, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:272-8. 2009
    ..We examine access to care for acute depression by insurance status compared to access for acute medical conditions in 9 metropolitan areas in the United States...
  2. doi request reprint Emergency care of urban women with sexually transmitted infections: time to address deficiencies
    Karin V Rhodes
    Division of Emergency Policy Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:51-7. 2009
    ..Patient education upon diagnosis of a sexually transmitted infection (STI) may effect changes in high-risk sexual behavior...
  3. pmc Intimate partner violence and comorbid mental health conditions among urban male patients
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine and The School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19014, USA
    Ann Fam Med 7:47-55. 2009
    ..We wanted to explore the associations between intimate partner violence (IPV) and comorbid health conditions, which have received little attention in male patients...
  4. pmc "You're not a victim of domestic violence, are you?" Provider patient communication about domestic violence
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:620-7. 2007
    ..Women who are victims of domestic violence frequently seek care in an emergency department. However, it is challenging to hold sensitive conversations in this environment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterizing emergency department discussions about depression
    Karin V Rhodes
    Division of Health Care Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:908-11. 2007
    ..The reality of emergency health care in the United States today requires new approaches to mental health in the emergency department (ED). Major depression is a disabling condition that disproportionately affects women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Child injury risks are close to home: parent psychosocial factors associated with child safety
    Karin V Rhodes
    Division of Health Policy Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3815 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:269-75. 2007
    ..In an urban pediatric Emergency Department, we examined the relationship between parental depression, social support, and domestic conflict and child safety behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint The future of emergency medicine public health research
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:1053-73. 2006
    ..This article also suggests ways to advance policy-relevant research on systems of health and social welfare that impact the health of the public...
  8. pmc Intimate partner violence identification and response: time for a change in strategy
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:894-9. 2011
    ..While victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) present to health care settings for a variety of complaints; rates and predictors of case identification and intervention are unknown...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:e417-26. 2006
    ..ED-based tobacco control would allow the specialty to help fulfill the Healthy People 2010 mandate to reduce the prevalence of smoking among US citizens...
  10. ncbi request reprint ED crowding is associated with variable perceptions of care compromise
    Jesse M Pines
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1176-81. 2007
    ..The authors measured the association between emergency department (ED) crowding and patient and provider perceptions about whether patient care was compromised...
  11. doi request reprint Emergency department-based tobacco interventions improve patient satisfaction
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Emerg Med 38:e35-40. 2010
    ..To determine whether receipt of smoking cessation counseling affects satisfaction scores in adult emergency department (ED) smokers...
  12. pmc Intimate partner violence and mental health symptoms in African American female ED patients
    Debra Houry
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:444-50. 2006
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) victims often seek care in the ED, whether for an injury from abuse or other sequelae such as mental health symptoms...
  13. pmc Does screening in the emergency department hurt or help victims of intimate partner violence?
    Debra Houry
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:433-42, 442.e1-7. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Limitations in access to dental and medical specialty care for publicly insured children
    Karin V Rhodes
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 16:1-4. 2011
    ..This Issue Brief summarizes research that directly measures the willingness of dental and medical providers to see publicly-insured children, using research assistants posing as mothers calling for an urgent appointment for their child...
  15. doi request reprint "Patients who can't get an appointment go to the ER": access to specialty care for publicly insured children
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:394-403. 2013
    ..Hence, we explored factors, including the role of ED referrals, associated with specialists' willingness to accept patients covered by Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Emergency department patient preferences for boarding locations when hospitals are at full capacity
    Chad Garson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:9-12, 12.e1-3. 2008
    ..One alternative is to board admitted patients in inpatient hallways. We assess ED patient preferences for boarding location...
  17. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and access to urgent ambulatory care follow-up appointments
    Brent R Asplin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Research Foundation, St Paul, Minn 55101, USA
    JAMA 294:1248-54. 2005
    ..There is growing pressure to avoid hospitalizing emergency department patients who can be treated safely as outpatients, but this strategy depends on timely access to follow-up care...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of household children on adult ED smokers' motivation to quit
    Angela M Mills
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:757-62. 2008
    ..We hypothesized adult parenting smokers in the emergency department (ED) have a higher interest in quitting and may be more amenable to tobacco cessation counseling than smokers without children...
  19. doi request reprint Academic medical centers and equity in specialty care access for children
    Joanna Bisgaier
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:304-10. 2012
    ..Academic medical centers are safety-net providers of specialty medical care and it is unknown whether equitable access is afforded by AMCs across insurance conditions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cumulative adverse financial circumstances: associations with patient health status and behaviors
    Joanna Bisgaier
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Soc Work 36:129-37. 2011
    ..This underscores the imperative for hospital-based social workers to design models of routine social health risk screening and system interventions that address patient financial well-being in the ED...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control interventions in the emergency department: a joint statement of emergency medicine organizations
    Steven L Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:370-81. 2006
    ..ED-based tobacco control would allow the specialty to help fulfill the Healthy People 2010 mandate to reduce the prevalence of smoking among US citizens...
  22. doi request reprint Nonprice barriers to ambulatory care after an emergency department visit
    Teri L Vieth
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:607-13. 2008
    ..Availability of timely follow-up care is essential in emergency medicine. We describe nonprice barriers to care experienced by callers reporting to be emergency department (ED) patients in need of follow-up care...
  23. doi request reprint Auditing access to specialty care for children with public insurance
    Joanna Bisgaier
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:2324-33. 2011
    ..We measured children's access to outpatient specialty care to identify disparities in providers' acceptance of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) versus private insurance...
  24. pmc Study designs and evaluation models for emergency department public health research
    Kerry B Broderick
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1124-31. 2009
    ..Public health investigators are poised to make substantial contributions to this important area of research, but this will only be accomplished by employing sound research methodology in the context of rigorous program evaluation...
  25. doi request reprint Disparities in child access to emergency care for acute oral injury
    Joanna Bisgaier
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e1428-35. 2011
    ..We examined the impact of insurance status on dental practices' willingness to schedule an appointment for a child with a symptomatic fractured permanent front tooth...
  26. doi request reprint "Sign right here and you're good to go": a content analysis of audiotaped emergency department discharge instructions
    Anita Vashi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:315-322.e1. 2011
    ..The goal of this study is to quantitatively and qualitatively assess the quality and content of verbal discharge instructions at 2 emergency departments (EDs)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lowering the threshold for discussions of domestic violence: a randomized controlled trial of computer screening
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1107-14. 2006
    ..Women experiencing domestic violence (DV) frequent health care settings, but DV is rarely identified...
  28. doi request reprint Reports of police calls for service as a risk indicator for intimate partner violence
    MELISSA E DICHTER
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:83-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of asking female emergency department (ED) patients about police calls for service as a possible indicator of intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  29. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model of emergency department crowding
    Brent R Asplin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Regions Hospital and HealthPartners Research Foundation, and University of Minnesota Medical School, St Paul and Minneapolis, MN 55101, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:173-80. 2003
    ..The goal of the conceptual model is to provide a practical framework on which an organized research, policy, and operations management agenda can be based to alleviate ED crowding...
  30. ncbi request reprint Primary care access for new patients on the eve of health care reform
    Karin V Rhodes
    Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia2Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    JAMA Intern Med 174:861-9. 2014
    ..Tracking new patient appointment availability over time can inform policies designed to strengthen primary care capacity and enhance the effectiveness of the coverage expansions with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. ..
  31. pmc Simulated patient studies: an ethical analysis
    Karin V Rhodes
    Perelman School of Medicine and School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Milbank Q 90:706-24. 2012
    ..But the study was shelved because of public controversy over "government spying" on doctors. Opponents of the study also raised ethical concerns about the use of deception with human subjects without soliciting their informed consent...
  32. doi request reprint Patient-centered integrated networks of emergency care: consensus-based recommendations and future research priorities
    Prasanthi Govindarajan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1322-9. 2010
    ..The set of research priorities based on these recommendations was created to promote research and advance knowledge in this dimension of clinical care...
  33. doi request reprint "No other choice": reasons for emergency department utilization among urban adults with acute asthma
    Charlotte C Lawson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    Acad Emerg Med 21:1-8. 2014
    ..Few studies have examined how ED asthma patients choose their sites of urgent care. The authors explored reasons for asthma-related ED use among adults...
  34. doi request reprint Risk for cost-related medication nonadherence among emergency department patients
    Maryann Mazer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:267-72. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Resuscitating the physician-patient relationship: emergency department communication in an academic medical center
    Karin V Rhodes
    Health Services Research Group, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:262-7. 2004
    ..We characterize communication in an urban, academic medical center emergency department (ED) with regard to the timing and nature of the medical history survey and physical examination and discharge instructions...
  36. ncbi request reprint The emergency department as usual source of medical care: estimates from the 1998 National Health Interview Survey
    Craig A Walls
    Department of Community Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1140-5. 2002
    ..Poverty, lack of insurance, younger age, male gender, and minority race or ethnicity predicted identifying the ED as the usual source of care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities: emergency department visits by police-identified victims of intimate partner violence
    Catherine L Kothari
    Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:190-9. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint "Between me and the computer": increased detection of intimate partner violence using a computer questionnaire
    Karin V Rhodes
    Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:476-84. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that screening for IPV during computer-based health-risk assessment would be acceptable to patients and improve detection...
  39. ncbi request reprint "Should I give you my smoking lecture now or later?" Characterizing emergency physician smoking discussions and cessation counseling
    Natalie I Vokes
    Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:406-14, 414.e1-7. 2006
    ..We determine frequency and manner in which emergency physicians address smoking with their patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of crowding on access and quality in an academic ED
    Teri L Vieth
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:787-94. 2006
    ..Emergency department crowding has the potential to cause undesirable outcomes. We evaluated ED access and provider and patient assessments of quality...
  41. ncbi request reprint Designing a research agenda to improve the quality of emergency care
    David J Magid
    Clinical Research Unit, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1124-30. 2002
    ..Research to improve the quality of emergency care can benefit from a more systematic consideration of the domains of quality and the research steps necessary to generate evidence and inform quality improvement efforts in practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint Interventions for intimate partner violence against women: clinical applications
    Karin V Rhodes
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5068, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    JAMA 289:601-5. 2003
    ..Suggestions for care are based on guidelines and evidence where available. Resources to assist physicians with referral to appropriate services also are provided...
  43. pmc Stages of change as a correlate of mental health symptoms in abused, low-income African American women
    Tiffany A Edwards
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1531-43. 2006
    ..These findings contribute to the growing body of literature supporting the TM as applied to IPV. Results are discussed in terms of applicability to intervention design...
  44. pmc Mood disorders in the emergency department: the challenge of linking patients to appropriate services
    Karin V Rhodes
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:1-3. 2008
  45. pmc Differences in female and male victims and perpetrators of partner violence with respect to WEB scores
    Debra Houry
    Emory University, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:1041-55. 2008
    ..Depressive symptoms, symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, African American race, and IPV victimization were independently associated with higher WEB scores...

Research Grants1

  1. An RCT of Brief Intervention for Problem Drinking and Partner Violence
    Karin V Rhodes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To identify the impact of assessment alone, we will include a no-contact control group assessed only at 3 months. All groups will receive standard written referrals. ..