Anna P Schenck
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Physician visits and colorectal cancer testing among Medicare enrollees in North Carolina and South Carolina, 2005Anna P Schenck
University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Campus Box 7469, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7469, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 8:A112. 2011..Our study objective was to evaluate physician visits of enrollees who lack appropriate testing to identify opportunities to increase colorectal cancer testing...
- Structural/organizational characteristics of health services partly explain racial variation in timeliness of radiation therapy among elderly breast cancer patientsStephanie B Wheeler
Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 135 Dauer Drive, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:333-45. 2012..Identifying modifiable system-level factors associated with quality cancer care may help us target policy interventions that can reduce disparities in outcomes...
- The PEACE project review of clinical instruments for hospice and palliative careLaura C Hanson
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center on Aging and Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7550, USA
J Palliat Med 13:1253-60. 2010..We undertook a systematic review and evaluation of published patient-level instruments for potential application in hospice and palliative care clinical quality measurement...
- Hospices' preparation and practices for quality measurementLaura C Hanson
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7550, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 39:1-8. 2010..Little is known about hospices' readiness to meet this new mandate...
- Racial differences in mortality among Medicare recipients after treatment for localized prostate cancerPaul A Godley
Division of Hematology Oncology, School of Medicine and the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7305, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1702-10. 2003..We investigated whether racial disparities in outcomes of clinically localized prostate cancer vary by treatment (surgery, radiation therapy, or nonaggressive treatment)...
- Lipid testing among patients with diabetes who receive diabetes care from primary care physiciansMark W Massing
Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary 27511, USA
Diabetes Care 26:1369-73. 2003..To identify factors related to lipid testing among patients with diabetes who receive diabetes care from primary care physicians...
- Inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and all-cause mortality among the elderlyDavid W Brown
Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina, USA
Am J Prev Med 26:112-8. 2004..The objective of this study was to evaluate associations between inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and 5-year all-cause mortality among older adults hospitalized with AMI...
- Implementing person-centered care in nursing homesCherie A Rosemond
Institute on Aging, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 37:257-66. 2012..Because person-centered care requires organization-wide change, implementation can be challenging...
- Impact of distance to a urologist on early diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patientsJordan A Holmes
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
J Urol 187:883-8. 2012..We examined whether an increased distance to a urologist is associated with a delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer among black and white patients, as manifested by higher risk disease at diagnosis...
- The potential use of autopsy for continuous quality improvement in hospice and palliative careFranziska S Rokoske
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, North Carolina, USA
Medscape J Med 10:289. 2008..As part of our work, we investigated the potential uses of autopsy for continuous quality improvement purposes...