R M Shewchuk
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Beyond rankings: using cognitive mapping to understand what health care journals representRichard M Shewchuk
Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Related Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Webb Building, 5th Floor, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:1192-204. 2006..This framework supplements ratings by providing insight about how journals are cognitively organized by scholars...
- Racial influences associated with weight-related beliefs in African American and Caucasian womenChristie Z Malpede
Department of Nutrition Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Ethn Dis 17:1-5. 2007..The observed differences support a need for culturally specific interventions that promote good eating patterns and healthy body shapes...
- Emotional climate, feeding practices, and feeding styles: an observational analysis of the dinner meal in Head Start familiesSheryl O Hughes
USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:60. 2011..A secondary aim was to examine differences on child weight status across the feeding styles...
- Associations among parental feeding styles and children's food intake in families with limited incomesSharon L Hoerr
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:55. 2009..abstract:..
- Building an understanding of the competencies needed for health administration practiceRichard M Shewchuk
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
J Healthc Manag 50:32-47; discussion 48. 2005..but instead from some basic procedural and philosophical differences among those racing to define the concept and to set the model for the way the rest of us will use competencies (Zemke 1982)...
- Using cognitive mapping to develop a community-based family interventionRichard M Shewchuk
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
Am J Health Behav 28:43-53. 2004..To describe the development of a consumer-oriented intervention for increasing intake of fruits and vegetables (FVs) in families (n=265)...
- Using cognitive concept mapping to understand what health care means to the elderly: an illustrative approach for planning and marketingRichard Shewchuk
Gerontology Education Program, Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Related Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Webb Building, 5th Floor, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3316, USA
Health Mark Q 20:69-88. 2002..Suggestions for how this process might be extended to health care planning/marketing efforts are provided...
- Bridging the gap: academic and practitioner perspectives to identify early career competencies needed in healthcare managementRichard M Shewchuk
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Webb Building 5th Floor, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
J Health Adm Educ 23:367-92. 2006..Implications for healthcare management practice, education, and research are discussed...
- Dynamic processes in health outcomes among caregivers of patients with spinal cord injuriesR M Shewchuk
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
Health Psychol 17:125-9. 1998..Expressive support predicted the rate of change in anxiety and depressive behavior over time. These findings illustrate the value of studying caregiving as a developmental process...
- Hi5+: systematic development of a family intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intakeSusan L Davies
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Health Promot Pract 6:190-201. 2005..Step 4 entailed developing plans for program adoption and implementation, while the final step (Step 5) involved creating a comprehensive evaluation plan. Implications of this multistep approach to intervention development are discussed...
- Implementation of a family intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake: the Hi5+ experienceKathleen F Harrington
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Health Promot Pract 6:180-9. 2005..Family-specific issues and initial program experience are important considerations for implementing a family intervention...
- Effects of gender, ethnicity, body composition, and fat distribution on serum leptin concentrations in childrenT R Nagy
Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 82:2148-52. 1997..Serum leptin concentrations were not influenced by ethnicity. Thus, when comparing group differences in serum leptin concentrations, it is necessary to adequately control for group differences in body composition and fat distribution...
- Serum leptin and energy expenditure in childrenT R Nagy
Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 82:4149-53. 1997..Thus, our data do not support the hypothesis that the serum leptin concentration (independent of fat mass) is related to measures of energy expenditure in children...
- Internet delivered support for tobacco control in dental practice: randomized controlled trialThomas K Houston
Surgical and Medical Acute care and Advanced illness Research and Transition sciences SMAART Center, VA HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Med Internet Res 10:e38. 2008..The dental visit is a unique opportunity for tobacco control. Despite evidence of effectiveness in dental settings, brief provider-delivered cessation advice is underutilized...
- Evaluating the quality of acute rehabilitation care for patients with spinal cord injury: an extended Donabedian modelHaiyan Qu
Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Webb 529, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 19:47-61. 2010....
- Use of the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) to understand the perceptions of the healthiness of foods associated with African AmericansWendy K Jefferson
Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Eval Program Plann 33:343-8. 2010..To determine the degree of overlap between foods considered part of African American (AA) culture and those considered to be healthy...
- Validity versus feasibility for quality of care indicators: expert panel results from the MI-Plus studyAdolfo Peña
C SMART Center for Surgical, Medical Acute care Research and Transitions, Birmingham VA Medical Center, 700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 22:201-9. 2010..In the choice and definition of quality of care indicators, there may be an inherent tension between feasibility, generally enhanced by simplicity, and validity, generally enhanced by accounting for clinical complexity...
- Barriers to diaphragm use: the views of advanced practice nursesAndrzej Kulczycki
Program in Maternal and Child Health, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 36:79-82. 2010..Non-parametric correlations were calculated between diaphragm fitting history, demographic and practice characteristics, and the response ratings for each issue...
- Examining the diverse perspectives of nurse practitioners regarding obstacles to diaphragm prescription: a latent class analysisAndrzej Kulczycki
Maternal and Child Health Concentration, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1355-61. 2010..To facilitate method re-introduction, we examined what providers think about this female-controlled barrier contraceptive...
- A configurational view of executive selection behaviours: a taxonomy of USA acute care hospitalsAmy Yarbrough Landry
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Health Serv Manage Res 23:128-38. 2010..Based on the analyses, three types of hospitals are identified: (1) small, rural, cost leaders with limited selection processes; (2) large, urban, differentiators, with a plan; and (3) small, rural, caught in the middle muddlers...
- Impact of Medicare prospective payment system on acute rehabilitation outcomes of patients with spinal cord injuryHaiyan Qu
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:346-51. 2011..To examine the impact of Medicare's inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) on inpatient rehabilitation outcomes for patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
- Using Internet-based nominal group technique meetings to identify provider strategies for increasing diaphragm useAndrzej Kulczycki
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:227-31. 2008..Two NGT sessions were convened with 15 geographically dispersed panelists who had extensive knowledge and experience with the diaphragm. Participants were identified using purposeful and snowball sampling...
- A pilot study using nominal group technique to assess residents' perceptions of successful attending roundsAnalia Castiglioni
Division of General Internal Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1060-5. 2008..Ward attending rounds are fundamental for internal medicine residency training. An improved understanding of interns' and residents' perceptions of attending rounds should inform training programs and attending physicians...
- Market effects on electronic health record adoption by physiciansMaziar Abdolrasulnia
Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 33:243-52. 2008..Current studies have examined organizational and personal barriers to adoption; however, the influence of market characteristics has not been studied...
- Social problem-solving abilities and distress among family members assuming a caregiving roleTimothy R Elliott
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233 7330, USA
Br J Health Psychol 8:149-63. 2003..These results are discussed in light of theoretical models of social problem-solving, and implications are presented for psychological interventions and for health policy concerning family caregivers and their care recipients...
- Effect of dental practice characteristics on racial disparities in patient-specific tooth lossGregg H Gilbert
Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, UAB School of Dentistry, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
Med Care 44:414-20. 2006..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that dental practice characteristics are associated with tooth loss incidence with both tooth-specific and patient-specific characteristics already taken into account...
- Using a modified nominal group technique to elicit director of nursing input for an osteoporosis interventionDeborah A Levine
Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, An HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:420-5. 2006..Barriers prevent osteoporosis care in nursing homes. Successful interventions designed to circumvent these barriers benefit from target recipient input during development...
- Contribution of insulin secretion and clearance to glucose-induced insulin concentration in african-american and caucasian childrenBarbara A Gower
Department of Nutrition Sciences and Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 3360, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2218-24. 2002..The insulin secretion data await verification that the kinetic parameters used apply to children and AA...
- Racial/ethnic disparities in patient-reported nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) risk awareness, patient-doctor NSAID risk communication, and NSAID risk behaviorRachel B Fry
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Arthritis Rheum 57:1539-45. 2007..Little is known about NSAID-related ethnic/racial disparities. We focused on differences in patient NSAID risk awareness, patient-doctor NSAID risk communication, and NSAID risk-avoidance behavior...
- Upstream or downstream. Determinants of consumer willingness to recommend an HMODavid R Williams
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 26:175-80. 2003..Interestingly, a member's recommendations of hospitals and specialists did not influence HMO member's willingness to recommend a health plan...
- A standardized approach to assessing physician expectations and perceptions of continuing medical educationRichard M Shewchuk
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Contin Educ Health Prof 27:173-82. 2007..Quality may be seen as the perceived level of service measured against consumer expectations. Standard tools have not been developed to determine how well CME activities meet consumer expectations...
- Cardiac rehabilitation and women: what keeps them away?Bonnie K Sanderson
University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:12-21. 2010..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is underutilized, especially among women. The goal of this study was to examine CR referral and enrollment patterns among eligible women and identify factors associated with utilization...
- Perceptions of medical errors by internal medicine residents: development and validation of a new scaleNir Menachemi
Florida State University, College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 14:144-54. 2005..Results indicated that 13.9% of the variation in the perceived cost of medical errors and 17.1% of the variation in the perceived need for additional physician education was explained by the factor structure...
- Study of the relationship between organizational culture and organizational outcomes using hierarchical linear modeling methodologyElena A Platonova
Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 15:200-9. 2006..Results indicated that some dimensions of organizational culture, specifically, job security and performance recognition, play a role in improving employee job satisfaction...
- Ability of the actiwatch accelerometer to predict free-living energy expenditure in young childrenMardya Lopez-Alarcon
Nutrition Research Medical Unit, Pediatric Hospital, National Medical Center Siglo XXI, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico City, Mexico
Obes Res 12:1859-65. 2004..Therefore, average total activity counts obtained with the Actiwatch may be of limited value in identifying children at risk for becoming obese...