J F Steiner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Predicting declines in physical function in persons with multiple chronic medical conditions: what we can learn from the medical problem list
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:47. 2004
  2. pmc Subjective assessments of comorbidity correlate with quality of life health outcomes: initial validation of a comorbidity assessment instrument
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Kaiser Permanente, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:51. 2005
  3. pmc Impact of prescription size on statin adherence and cholesterol levels
    Holly A Batal
    General Internal Medicine, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, 777 Bannock St, Box 0148, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:175. 2007
  4. pmc Using stories to disseminate research: the attributes of representative stories
    John F Steiner
    The Colorado Health Outcomes Program and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1603-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The case for interdepartmental research in primary care
    John F Steiner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Med 79:617-22. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Primary-care visits and hospitalizations for ambulatory-care-sensitive conditions in an inner-city health care system
    John F Steiner
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:324-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical and psychosocial factors on work characteristics after cancer
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Psychooncology 17:138-47. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions: where do we go from here?
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:263-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Managed care for uninsured adults: the rise and fall of a university-based program
    John F Steiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:653-61. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Indicators of early research productivity among primary care fellows
    John F Steiner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:845-51. 2002

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Publications91

  1. pmc Predicting declines in physical function in persons with multiple chronic medical conditions: what we can learn from the medical problem list
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:47. 2004
    ..Our objective was to assess the effect of certain comorbid conditions on physical well being over time in a population of persons with chronic medical conditions; and to compare these effects to that of hypertension alone...
  2. pmc Subjective assessments of comorbidity correlate with quality of life health outcomes: initial validation of a comorbidity assessment instrument
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Kaiser Permanente, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:51. 2005
    ..A subjective measure of comorbidity that incorporates an assessment of disease severity may be particularly useful for assessing comorbidity for these investigations...
  3. pmc Impact of prescription size on statin adherence and cholesterol levels
    Holly A Batal
    General Internal Medicine, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, 777 Bannock St, Box 0148, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:175. 2007
    ..In this study we sought to assess the relationship between the quantity of statin dispensed by the pharmacy with patient adherence and total cholesterol...
  4. pmc Using stories to disseminate research: the attributes of representative stories
    John F Steiner
    The Colorado Health Outcomes Program and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1603-7. 2007
    ..While neither story is fully representative of the research, the process of evaluating these stories illustrates an approach to identifying representative stories for use in disseminating research...
  5. ncbi request reprint The case for interdepartmental research in primary care
    John F Steiner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Acad Med 79:617-22. 2004
    ..Such a collaboration provides the breadth of perspectives necessary to address complex health care problems, and the pragmatic infrastructure necessary to sustain research themes and careers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Primary-care visits and hospitalizations for ambulatory-care-sensitive conditions in an inner-city health care system
    John F Steiner
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:324-8. 2003
    ..We assessed the relationship between primary-care utilization and subsequent ACSC hospitalization among inner-city children...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical and psychosocial factors on work characteristics after cancer
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Psychooncology 17:138-47. 2008
    ..Since changes in work are common and are associated with both physical and psychosocial symptoms, strategies are needed to reduce symptom burden and barriers to work and to improve work capacity for working-age cancer survivors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions: where do we go from here?
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:263-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Managed care for uninsured adults: the rise and fall of a university-based program
    John F Steiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:653-61. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of CU CARE, a managed care program for medically indigent adults developed by University Hospital (UH) in Denver and Kaiser Permanente, on outpatient and inpatient utilization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Indicators of early research productivity among primary care fellows
    John F Steiner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:845-51. 2002
    ..Our goal was to identify characteristics of research fellows and their training associated with subsequent publications and research funding...
  11. ncbi request reprint The use of stories in clinical research and health policy
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045, USA
    JAMA 294:2901-4. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing the role of influential mentors in the research development of primary care fellows
    John F Steiner
    Mailstop F 443, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, PO Box 6508, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Acad Med 79:865-72. 2004
    ..To assess the association between mentorship and both subsequent research productivity and career development among primary care research fellows...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of cancer on work outcomes: what are the research needs?
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 101:1703-11. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Program directors' perspectives on federally funded fellowship training in primary care research
    J F Steiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Acad Med 75:74-80. 2000
    ..To describe the organization, models of training, and institutional impact of National Research Service Award fellowship programs in primary care research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of care and use of the medical home in a state-funded capitated primary care plan for low-income children
    A Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Pediatrics 105:1020-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate the quality of care and use of the medical home in a state-funded capitated insurance plan for low-income children-the Colorado Child Health Plan (CCHP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint How much does a regional immunization registry increase documented immunization rates at primary care sites in rural colorado?
    A Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80218, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:213-6. 2001
    ..To determine increases in immunization up-to-date (UTD) rates at a rural pediatric practice with the sequential addition of records from other sites in a 2-county region...
  17. ncbi request reprint Barriers to enrollment in a state child health insurance program
    A Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:169-77. 2001
    ..To identify barriers to enrollment into Colorado's Child Health Insurance Plan (CHP+) for non-Hispanic (NH), Hispanic (H), and uninsured families...
  18. ncbi request reprint Decreasing antibiotic use in ambulatory practice: impact of a multidimensional intervention on the treatment of uncomplicated acute bronchitis in adults
    R Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    JAMA 281:1512-9. 1999
    ..The emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in US communities is due, in part, to the excessive use of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections...
  19. pmc Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics are not clinically useful predictors of refill adherence in patients with hypertension
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, The Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:451-7. 2009
    ..We attempted to develop clinical prediction rules for adherence with antihypertensive medications in 2 healthcare delivery systems...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in access, utilization, and quality of care after enrollment into a state child health insurance plan
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and the Children s Outcomes Research Program, Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Pediatrics 115:364-71. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to compare reported (1) access to care, (2) utilization of health care, and (3) quality of care during the year before and the first year after enrollment into CHP+...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of reducing antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis on patient satisfaction
    R Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:105-11. 2001
    ..Using a patient and clinician educational intervention, we successfully reduced antibiotic use for uncomplicated acute bronchitis. The impact of this intervention on patient satisfaction is not known...
  22. ncbi request reprint The first 2 years of a state child health insurance plan: whom are we reaching?
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics and University of Colorado HSC, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Pediatrics 111:735-40. 2003
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of immunization record aggregation on up-to-date rates--implications for immunization registries in rural areas
    B L Renfrew
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, P O Box 6508, F456, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Rural Health 17:122-6. 2001
    ..This "virtual" registry combining primary care and public health department data increased calculated immunization rates at primary care sites substantially, with a range of 0 to 26 percent...
  24. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing for adults with colds, upper respiratory tract infections, and bronchitis by ambulatory care physicians
    R Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    JAMA 278:901-4. 1997
    ..How frequently antibiotics are prescribed for these conditions and for and by whom is not known...
  25. ncbi request reprint How safe is triage by an after-hours telephone call center?
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, 1056 E 19th Ave, B032, Denver, Colorado 80218, USA
    Pediatrics 118:457-63. 2006
    ....
  26. pmc What do attending physicians contribute in a house officer-based ambulatory continuity clinic?
    Elizabeth M Cyran
    Internal Medicine Residency Program, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:435-9. 2006
    ..To study the educational contributions of attending physicians in an internal medicine house staff ambulatory clinic...
  27. pmc Barriers to self-management and quality-of-life outcomes in seniors with multimorbidities
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Kaiser Permanente Clinical Research Unit, Denver, Colo 80237 8066, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:395-402. 2007
    ..Our goal was to identify barriers to self-management that were associated with lower perceived health status and, secondarily, with lower reported physical functioning for a population of seniors with multimorbidities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Primary care provider turnover and quality in managed care organizations
    Mary E Plomondon
    Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80220, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:465-72. 2007
    ..To examine the association between primary care provider turnover in managed care organizations and measures of member satisfaction and preventive care...
  29. pmc Prediction of cardiovascular death in racial/ethnic minorities using Framingham risk factors
    Laura P Hurley
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Denver Health, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:181-7. 2010
    ..It remains unclear whether these risk factors predict CVD death in racial/ethnic minorities as well as they do in the predominately white Framingham cohorts...
  30. ncbi request reprint Disruptions in insurance coverage: patterns and relationship to health care access, unmet need, and utilization before enrollment in the State Children's Health Insurance Program
    Steven G Federico
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1009-16. 2007
    ..The numbers and types of disruptions in insurance that children experience and the effects of these disruptions on health care measures have not been well characterized...
  31. ncbi request reprint Disenrollment from a state child health insurance plan: are families jumping S(c)HIP?
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, the Children s Outcomes Research Program, and The Children s Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:154-61. 2004
    ..Colorado's Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) is a non-Medicaid state child health plan that began enrollment in April 1998. Families are disenrolled 12 months after enrollment if they fail to re-enroll...
  32. ncbi request reprint Information needs in terminal illness
    J S Kutner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Soc Sci Med 48:1341-52. 1999
    ....
  33. pmc Pneumococcal vaccination in general internal medicine practice: current practice and future possibilities
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2010-3. 2008
    ..Pneumococcal vaccine (PPV) is recommended for adults >or=65 years and those with chronic illness, but there are potential advantages of universal vaccination of adults age 50-64 years...
  34. ncbi request reprint Improving patient care through health-promotion outreach
    Thomas D Denberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:76-87. 2008
    ....
  35. pmc The regional immunization registry as a public health tool for improving clinical practice and guiding immunization delivery policy
    Allison Kempe
    The Children s Hospital, 1056 E 19th Avenue, B032, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:967-72. 2004
    ..We assessed the distribution of immunization records among 3 health care delivery sectors and the impact of a regional immunization registry on "up to date" rates...
  36. ncbi request reprint Immunization registry-based recall for a new vaccine
    Matthew F Daley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, The Children s Hospital, Denver 80218, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:438-43. 2002
    ..The extent to which immunization registry-based recall can increase immunization rates for a new vaccine has not been prospectively studied...
  37. pmc Is reimbursement for childhood immunizations adequate? evidence from two rural areas in colorado
    J E Glazner
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:219-25. 2001
    ..To assess adequacy of reimbursement for childhood vaccinations in two rural regions in Colorado, the authors measured medical practice costs of providing childhood vaccinations and compared them with reimbursement...
  38. pmc The relation between purulent manifestations and antibiotic treatment of upper respiratory tract infections
    R Gonzales
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo. 80262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:151-6. 1999
    ..Efforts to reduce antibiotic treatment of URIs should educate clinicians about the limited value of purulent manifestations in predicting antibiotic-responsive disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immunization recall: effectiveness and barriers to success in an urban teaching clinic
    A Kempe
    The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    J Pediatr 139:630-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Recall efforts were partially successful but were undermined by inability to reach the clinic population, poor documentation of immunizations, and missed opportunities...
  40. ncbi request reprint The influence of patient race and social vulnerability on urologist treatment recommendations in localized prostate carcinoma
    Thomas D Denberg
    General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Med Care 44:1137-41. 2006
    ..Such disparities involve barriers to health care, comorbid illnesses, tumor characteristics, and patient preferences. It is unclear whether differences in urologist treatment recommendations also might play a role...
  41. doi request reprint Effectiveness of hydralazine/isosorbide dinitrate in racial/ethnic subgroups with heart failure
    Karl E Hammermeister
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program F 443, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Clin Ther 31:632-43. 2009
    ..However, the effectiveness of H-ISDN in a community sample of African-American patients and other racial/ethnic groups is unknown...
  42. ncbi request reprint Individually significant risk factors do not provide an accurate clinical prediction rule for infant underimmunization in one disadvantaged urban area
    Simon J Hambidge
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80204, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:165-72. 2006
    ..To define a clinical prediction rule for underimmunization in children of low socioeconomic status...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of a severe influenza vaccine shortage on primary care practice
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado at Denver Children s Hospital, Denver, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:486-91. 2007
    ..Because of influenza vaccine shortages during the 2004-2005 influenza season, vaccine was targeted for high-risk priority groups...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of inactive infants on clinic-based immunization rates
    Stephanie L Phibbs
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Division of General Internal Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:173-7. 2006
    ..We assessed the effect of enhanced ascertainment of inactive patients on clinic-based immunization rates and on the conclusions of a randomized controlled trial...
  45. ncbi request reprint Patient treatment preferences in localized prostate carcinoma: The influence of emotion, misconception, and anecdote
    Thomas D Denberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colardo 80262, USA
    Cancer 107:620-30. 2006
    ..Thus, treatment should reflect trade-offs between the probability of curing disease and the desire to avoid treatment-associated side effects. Factors that actually influence patient treatment preferences are poorly understood...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of a mailed brochure on appointment-keeping for screening colonoscopy: a randomized trial
    Thomas D Denberg
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:895-900. 2006
    ..Often, primary care physicians lack sufficient time to educate patients and address their potential misconceptions and fears about this procedure...
  47. pmc Seniors' self-reported multimorbidity captured biopsychosocial factors not incorporated into two other data-based morbidity measures
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:550-7.e1. 2009
    ..To explore the constructs underlying a self-report assessment of multimorbidity...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of medication nonadherence on hospitalization and mortality among patients with diabetes mellitus
    P Michael Ho
    Department of Medicine, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CO, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1836-41. 2006
    ..Medication nonadherence may reduce the effectiveness of therapies. To our knowledge, the association between medication nonadherence and mortality remains unexplored outside the context of clinical trials...
  49. ncbi request reprint Patient acceptance of a novel preventive care delivery system
    Thomas D Denberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Prev Med 44:543-6. 2007
    ..To determine patient acceptance of a preventive care model employing outreach by non-physician experts outside of clinic visits...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship of processes and structures of care in general surgery to postoperative outcomes: a descriptive analysis
    Deborah S Main
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1157-65. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to describe results of a quantitative survey designed to measure surgical care structures and processes within NSQIP sites...
  51. doi request reprint Sentinel physician networks as a technique for rapid immunization policy surveys
    Lori A Crane
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado corrected USA
    Eval Health Prof 31:43-64. 2008
    ..Sentinel networks represent the opinions and experiences of physicians in a manner equivalent to traditional mail surveys and may provide a more efficient approach to conducting physician surveys...
  52. ncbi request reprint Factors related to adherence to statin therapy
    Brandy McGinnis
    Department of Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1805-11. 2007
    ..Retrospective database analyses have revealed that 50% of patients receiving statins discontinue therapy after one year of treatment. Typically, these data do not focus on patient-specific reasons for discontinuation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Self-reported volume of radical prostatectomies among urologists in the USA
    Thomas D Denberg
    General Internal Medicine, Denver Health Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    BJU Int 99:339-43. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Disparities in pediatric preventive care in the United States, 1993-2002
    Simon J Hambidge
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver Community Health Services, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:30-6. 2007
    ..To quantify physician-reported preventive counseling and screening during well-child visits (WCVs) and to examine racial and ethnic disparities in these activities...
  55. pmc Patient and physician perceptions of timely access to care
    Daniel W Barry
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:130-3. 2006
    ..Timeliness of care is 1 of 6 dimensions of quality identified in Crossing the Quality Chasm. We compared patient and physician perceptions of appropriate timing of visits for common medical problems...
  56. ncbi request reprint Association between use of complementary/alternative medicine and health-related behaviors among health fair participants
    Andrew R Robinson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Prev Med 34:51-7. 2002
    ..The relationship between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and standard preventive care is not well defined...
  57. ncbi request reprint Improving patient outcomes of home health care: findings from two demonstration trials of outcome-based quality improvement
    Peter W Shaughnessy
    Center for Health Servies Research, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80222, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1354-64. 2002
    ..To evaluate effects on patient outcomes of Outcome-Based Quality Improvement (OBQI), a continuous quality improvement methodology for home health care (HHC)...
  58. ncbi request reprint The third person in the room: frequency, role, and influence of companions during primary care medical encounters
    Lisa M Schilling
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E 9th Avenue, B180, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:685-90. 2002
    ..We wanted to characterize patient accompaniment to medical encounters and to explore the rationale and influence of the companion on the primary care medical encounter...
  59. ncbi request reprint Outpatient case presentations in the conference room versus examination room: results from two randomized controlled trials
    Robert J Anderson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Am J Med 113:657-62. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of two different ambulatory case presentation formats that involve attending physicians more directly...
  60. ncbi request reprint Gender, age, and heart failure with preserved left ventricular systolic function
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Denver Health Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:217-23. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine if women are more likely than men to have heart failure (HF) with preserved systolic function after adjustment for potential confounders, including age...
  61. ncbi request reprint Most hospitalized older persons do not meet the enrollment criteria for clinical trials in heart failure
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80204, USA
    Am Heart J 146:250-7. 2003
    ..Our objective was to determine the proportion of older persons meeting enrollment criteria of randomized controlled trials of agents that prolong life in heart failure...
  62. ncbi request reprint Strategies to improve immunization rates and well-child care in a disadvantaged population: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Simon J Hambidge
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock Street, MC 132, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:162-9. 2004
    ..To measure the effect of a multimodal intervention on well-child care visit (WCV) and immunization rates in an inner-city population...
  63. pmc Predictors of nonadherence to screening colonoscopy
    Thomas D Denberg
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:989-95. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint The complexity and cost of drug regimens of older patients hospitalized with heart failure in the United States, 1998-2001
    Frederick A Masoudi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2069-76. 2005
    ..Little is known, however, about the complexity and financial burden of medical therapy in this population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Marriage and ethnicity predict treatment in localized prostate carcinoma
    Thomas D Denberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Cancer 103:1819-25. 2005
    ..Sociocultural factors may also have influences on patient and urologist treatment choices...
  66. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of work and work return in cancer survivors
    Deborah S Main
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Psychooncology 14:992-1004. 2005
    ..Additional research is needed to identify prognostic factors that can guide clinical or workplace efforts to restore cancer survivors to their desired level of work function and economic productivity...
  67. ncbi request reprint Residents' patient-specific clinical questions: opportunities for evidence-based learning
    Lisa M Schilling
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Campus Box B212, 360 S Garfield Avenue, Suite 685, Denver, CO 80209, USA
    Acad Med 80:51-6. 2005
    ..Resident physicians generate many patient-related questions in the outpatient setting, but rarely answer them. This study examined how answering a patient-specific clinical question affected residents' patient care decisions...
  68. ncbi request reprint Rural childhood immunization. Rates and demographic characteristics
    N E Lowery
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Fam Pract 47:221-5. 1998
    ..This study compared the immunization rates of urban and rural 2-year-olds and examined the association between demographic factors and underimmunization for rural 2-year-olds...
  69. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control in English- vs Spanish-speaking Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    L M Lasater
    Denver Health, 777 Bannock St, Mail Code 0148, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:77-82. 2001
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine whether the inability to speak English adversely affected glycemic control in Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  70. ncbi request reprint Immunization registry accuracy: improvement with progressive clinical application
    Arthur J Davidson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:276-80. 2003
    ..Healthcare systems have been challenged to ensure the timely administration of immunizations. Immunization registries have been proposed to improve the accuracy and completeness of immunization information and to promote effective practice...
  71. pmc Processes of care desired by elderly patients with multimorbidities
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Research, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Fam Pract 25:287-93. 2008
    ..Our objective was to explore processes of care desired by elderly patients who have multimorbidities that may present competing demands for patients and providers...
  72. pmc Returning to work after cancer: quantitative studies and prototypical narratives
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Denver, CO, USA
    Psychooncology 19:115-24. 2010
    ..We identified recent, methodologically rigorous quantitative studies on return to work after cancer, summarized the themes from these studies, and illustrated those themes with narratives of individual cancer survivors...
  73. pmc Testing electronic algorithms to create disease registries in a safety net system
    Rebecca Hanratty
    University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:452-65. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Initial validation of an instrument to identify barriers to self-management for persons with co-morbidities
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Kaiser Permanente, Clinical Research Unit, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Chronic Illn 1:315-20. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that persons who reported increased barriers to self-management would also report lower general health status and a greater disease burden...
  75. pmc Recurrent early childhood injuries among disadvantaged children in primary care settings
    P A Braun
    Department of Community Health Services, Denver Health, 501 28th Street, Denver, CO 80205, USA
    Inj Prev 11:251-5. 2005
    ..To examine differences in social risk factors and health care use between young children with and without recurrent injuries...
  76. ncbi request reprint Detection of injury-prone behaviors among internal medicine patients
    D K Hunt
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver
    J Gen Intern Med 7:573-82. 1992
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint A comparison of functional outcomes after hip fracture in group/staff HMOs and fee-for-service systems
    E A Coleman
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 3:229-39. 2000
    ..No study to date has compared outcomes over an entire episode of care delivered across multiple settings...
  78. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic medical conditions among jail and prison inmates in the USA compared with the general population
    I A Binswanger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:912-9. 2009
    ..Despite growing inmate populations in the USA, inmates are excluded from most national health surveys and little is known about whether the prevalence of chronic disease differs between inmates and the non-institutionalised population...
  79. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of pediatric injury-related primary care office visits in the United States
    Simon J Hambidge
    Department of Community Health, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Pediatrics 109:559-65. 2002
    ....
  80. doi request reprint National survey of primary care physicians regarding herpes zoster and the herpes zoster vaccine
    Laura P Hurley
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, The Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S216-23. 2008
    ..This study describes physicians' perception of burden associated with herpes zoster (HZ) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), intentions for recommending the HZ vaccine, and perceived barriers to vaccination...
  81. ncbi request reprint Podiatric problems are associated with worse health status in persons with severe mental illness
    Cynthia K Crews
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:226-32. 2004
    ..These problems are associated with worsened self-perceived health status. Addressing podiatric health may be a successful way to improve the overall health of this population...
  82. ncbi request reprint The association of foster care or kinship care with adolescent sexual behavior and first pregnancy
    S C Carpenter
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center UCHSC, Denver, CO, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E46. 2001
    ..Our study investigated the relationship between living in kinship or foster care and high-risk reproductive behaviors in a nationally representative sample of women...
  83. ncbi request reprint Training clinical researchers in neurology: we must do better
    S P Ringel
    Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Neurology 57:388-92. 2001
    ..Unless we create incentives to careers in clinical research, we will never answer the growing number of clinical research questions we face today...
  84. pmc Factors associated with antibiotic use for acute bronchitis
    R Gonzales
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:541-8. 1998
    ..These findings suggest that clinicians use the diagnosis of acute bronchitis as an indication for antibiotic treatment, despite clinical trials and expert recommendations to the contrary...
  85. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of treatment reduction in hypertensive patients
    J F Steiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262
    J Gen Intern Med 5:203-10. 1990
    ..3). CONCLUSIONS: Treatment reduction is feasible in many well-controlled hypertensives, though systolic BP rises. Patients with high intensity and long duration of treatment are most likely to reduce medications successfully...
  86. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement in immunization delivery following an unsuccessful immunization recall
    Matthew F Daley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:217-23. 2004
    ..Within a clinic serving disadvantaged children, 1) to evaluate a multifaceted quality improvement (QI) project to improve immunization (IZ) up-to-date (UTD) rates and 2) to assess the efficacy of IZ reminder/recall performed following QI...
  87. ncbi request reprint The training and career paths of fellows in the National Research Service Award (NRSA) Program for Research in Primary Medical Care
    John F Steiner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Acad Med 77:712-8. 2002
    ..To describe the training and career paths of fellows in the National Research Service Award (NRSA) Program for Research in Primary Medical Care...
  88. ncbi request reprint A broader paradigm for understanding and treating heart failure
    Edward P Havranek
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Card Fail 9:147-52. 2003
    ..This approach will require a rationally designed health care delivery system that applies the best available evidence to the care of individual patients with heart failure...
  89. ncbi request reprint Less anticipatory guidance is associated with more subsequent injury visits among infants
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:318-25. 2006
    ..To describe clinician delivery of injury prevention anticipatory guidance and injury visits in a birth cohort, and to describe the association of injury prevention anticipatory guidance with subsequent injury visits...
  90. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes associated with attempts to educate patients about lower endoscopy: a narrative review
    John M Coombes
    Five Irongate Center, Gastroenterology Associates of Northern New York, P C, Glens Falls, NY 12801, USA
    J Community Health 33:149-57. 2008
    ..Professional societies have an important role to play in endorsing educational strategies and in clarifying and assessing the adequacy of patient knowledge...
  91. 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...

Research Grants3

  1. Return to Work in Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study
    John Steiner; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Latinos Using Cardio Health Actions to Reduce Risk
    John Steiner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Latinos Using Cardio Health Actions to Reduce Risk
    Sheana Bull; Fiscal Year: 2008
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