REBECCA SUSAN WELLS

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Child welfare agency ties to providers and schools and substance abuse treatment use by adolescents
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:26-34. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Why do some health centers provide more enabling services than others?
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1104F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Campus Box 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:507-23. 2009
  3. doi request reprint What motivates people to participate more in community-based coalitions?
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7411, 1104F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:94-104. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Adapting a dynamic model of interorganizational cooperation to the health care sector
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:518-43. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Do licensing and accreditation matter in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs?
    Rebecca Wells
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, 1104 F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:43-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Is managed care closing substance abuse treatment units?
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7411, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:28-32. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Community-based coalitions' capacity for sustainable action: the role of relationships
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:124-39. 2007
  8. pmc Insights from a national survey into why substance abuse treatment units add prevention and outreach services
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:21. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Tracing the evolution of pluralism in community-based coalitions
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:329-43. 2004
  10. pmc Trends in behavioral health care service provision by community health centers, 1998-2007
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:759-64. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Child welfare agency ties to providers and schools and substance abuse treatment use by adolescents
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 40:26-34. 2011
    ..This unexpected finding implies that agencies may sometimes cooperate to address problems and to improve service utilization...
  2. doi request reprint Why do some health centers provide more enabling services than others?
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1104F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Campus Box 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:507-23. 2009
    ..There were several positive associations between indicators of patient need and the scope and volume of enabling services...
  3. doi request reprint What motivates people to participate more in community-based coalitions?
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7411, 1104F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:94-104. 2008
    ..Coalition process competence was not associated with participation. These results suggest that leadership inclusivity rather than process competence may best facilitate member participation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adapting a dynamic model of interorganizational cooperation to the health care sector
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:518-43. 2007
    ..These findings indicate the utility of qualitative techniques to adapt theories developed in other sectors to health care contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do licensing and accreditation matter in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs?
    Rebecca Wells
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, 1104 F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:43-50. 2007
    ..Licensing/accreditation may reveal as much about units' institutional environments as about the quality of treatment provided...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is managed care closing substance abuse treatment units?
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7411, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:28-32. 2007
    ..Given the need for these facilities, however, and their vulnerability to closure, continued attention to managed care's potential influence is warranted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Community-based coalitions' capacity for sustainable action: the role of relationships
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:124-39. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that coalitions' relational structures are measurable and that this dimension of capacity may affect sustainable capacity for health promotion...
  8. pmc Insights from a national survey into why substance abuse treatment units add prevention and outreach services
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:21. 2006
    ..Based on an ecological framework of organizational strategy, three categories of predictors were tested: (1) environmental, (2) unit-level, and (3) unit leadership...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tracing the evolution of pluralism in community-based coalitions
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:329-43. 2004
    ..This article contributes to theory by exploring how coalitions evolve over time across community boundaries, as well as to management practice by yielding guidance about how to build inclusive organizations...
  10. pmc Trends in behavioral health care service provision by community health centers, 1998-2007
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:759-64. 2010
    ..This investigation compared trends in behavioral health services provided by community health centers nationwide during the first several years of that initiative with immediately prior trends...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using the balanced scorecard to characterize benefits of integration in the safety net
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 18:109-23. 2005
    ..Findings imply that integration among health-care providers yields a wide range of benefits, but not necessarily quickly or financial in nature...
  12. pmc Health service access across racial/ethnic groups of children in the child welfare system
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:282-92. 2009
    ..This study examined health service access among children of different racial/ethnic groups in the child welfare system in an attempt to identify and explain disparities...
  13. doi request reprint Organizational determinants of boundary spanning activity in outpatient substance abuse treatment programmes
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:168-77. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify director, client, unit and market factors associated with active director boundary spanning...
  14. pmc Cross-functional team processes and patient functional improvement
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1335-55. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that higher levels of participation and functioning in cross-functional psychiatric treatment teams will be related to improved patient outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strategy development in small hospitals: stakeholder management in constrained circumstances
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:218-28. 2004
    ..Second, continual negotiations with key stakeholders facilitate the translation of CEOs' insights into organizational strategies...
  16. pmc Coordination between child welfare agencies and mental health service providers, children's service use, and outcomes
    Yu Bai
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:372-81. 2009
    ..This study investigates whether IORs are associated with greater use of mental health services and improvement in mental health status for children served by the child welfare system...

Research Grants4

  1. PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY-BASED COALITIONS
    Rebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will lay the groundwork for subsequent research establishing a mid-range theory of community-based health promotion coalition participation. ..
  2. How Child Welfare Agency Management Affects Children's Outcomes
    Rebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Subsequent research will examine how child welfare and mental health agencies collectively affect children. ..
  3. How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviors
    Rebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These findings will inform managers of related health and social services.yield actionable guidance to child welfare agency managers and policy makers in allocating scarce resources. ..