Derjung M Tarn

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intervention to enhance communication about newly prescribed medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:28-36. 2013
  2. pmc Physician-patient communication about dietary supplements
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 91:287-94. 2013
  3. pmc Development of the patient approach and views toward healthcare communication (PAV-COM) measure among older adults
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:289. 2012
  4. pmc Older patient, physician and pharmacist perspectives about community pharmacists' roles
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles CA 900024, USA
    Int J Pharm Pract 20:285-93. 2012
  5. pmc Provider views about responsibility for medication adherence and content of physician-older patient discussions
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1019-26. 2012
  6. pmc New prescriptions: how well do patients remember important information?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90024, USA
    Fam Med 43:254-9. 2011
  7. pmc How do physicians conduct medication reviews?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1296-302. 2009
  8. pmc Prescribing new medications: a taxonomy of physician-patient communication
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 4142, USA
    Commun Med 5:195-208. 2008
  9. pmc Which providers should communicate which critical information about a new medication? Patient, pharmacist, and physician perspectives
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:462-9. 2009
  10. pmc How much time does it take to prescribe a new medication?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:311-9. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Physician-Patient Communication Project
    Derjung M Tarn; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Intervention to enhance communication about newly prescribed medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:28-36. 2013
    ..Physicians prescribing new medications often do not convey important medication-related information. This study tests an intervention to improve physician-patient communication about newly prescribed medications...
  2. pmc Physician-patient communication about dietary supplements
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 91:287-94. 2013
    ..Describe the content and frequency of provider-patient dietary supplement discussions during primary care office visits...
  3. pmc Development of the patient approach and views toward healthcare communication (PAV-COM) measure among older adults
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:289. 2012
    ..The MCBS is a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey of Medicare beneficiaries...
  4. pmc Older patient, physician and pharmacist perspectives about community pharmacists' roles
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles CA 900024, USA
    Int J Pharm Pract 20:285-93. 2012
    ..To investigate older patient, physician and pharmacist perspectives about the role of pharmacists in pharmacist-patient interactions...
  5. pmc Provider views about responsibility for medication adherence and content of physician-older patient discussions
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1019-26. 2012
    ..To investigate provider opinions about responsibility for medication adherence and examine physician-patient interactions to illustrate how adherence discussions are initiated...
  6. pmc New prescriptions: how well do patients remember important information?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90024, USA
    Fam Med 43:254-9. 2011
    ..Yet it is unclear how much information patients retain when they receive a new prescription. This study aims to describe patient recall of information about new medication prescriptions after an outpatient visit...
  7. pmc How do physicians conduct medication reviews?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1296-302. 2009
    ..The medical literature suggests that it is an exhaustive evaluation, but what physicians actually ask about their patients' medication regimens has been little studied...
  8. pmc Prescribing new medications: a taxonomy of physician-patient communication
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 4142, USA
    Commun Med 5:195-208. 2008
    ..The coding system also can be used to measure the quality of new medication discussions for linkage to outcomes and can inform interventions to improve communication when prescribing new drugs...
  9. pmc Which providers should communicate which critical information about a new medication? Patient, pharmacist, and physician perspectives
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:462-9. 2009
    ..To investigate older patient, pharmacist, and physician perspectives about what information is essential to impart to patients receiving new medication prescriptions and who should provide the information...
  10. pmc How much time does it take to prescribe a new medication?
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:311-9. 2008
    ..To measure the length of time spent discussing all aspects of new prescriptions and guideline-recommended aspects of counseling, and to evaluate factors associated with duration of discussion...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physician communication about the cost and acquisition of newly prescribed medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:657-64. 2006
    ..To describe the frequency and content of physician discussions about the cost and acquisition of new medications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physician communication when prescribing new medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1855-62. 2006
    ..This article describes and assesses the quality of physician communication with patients about newly prescribed medications...
  13. pmc Trust in one's physician: the role of ethnic match, autonomy, acculturation, and religiosity among Japanese and Japanese Americans
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:339-47. 2005
    ..We investigated the relation of patient characteristics, religiosity, acculturation, physician ethnicity, and insurance-mandated physician change to levels of trust in Japanese American and Japanese patients...
  14. pmc Negotiating complementary and alternative medicine use in primary care visits with older patients
    Christopher J Koenig
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:368-73. 2012
    ..To empirically investigate the ways in which patients and providers discuss Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) treatment in primary care visits...
  15. pmc Implementation of Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment in nursing homes in California: evaluation of a novel statewide dissemination mechanism
    Neil S Wenger
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, 911 Broxton Plaza 309, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:51-7. 2013
    ..Coalitions engaged facilities, including nursing homes (NHs), to foster POLST adoption. Eighteen months after introduction of POLST, we studied POLST implementation in California NHs...
  16. pmc Impact of interpreters on the receipt of new prescription medication information among Spanish-speaking Latinos
    Gerardo Moreno
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Med Care 47:1201-8. 2009
    ..For Latinos, limited English proficiency (LEP) is a barrier to receiving important information about a new medication prescription. Access to interpreters may impact the receipt of important medication-related information...

Research Grants1

  1. Physician-Patient Communication Project
    Derjung M Tarn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will be used to develop physician- and patient-targeted interventions to promote efficient, effective communication during office visits that maximize patient understanding and satisfaction. ..