Chandra Y Osborn

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health literacy in the context of HIV treatment: introducing the Brief Estimate of Health Knowledge and Action (BEHKA)-HIV version
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:181-8. 2010
  2. pmc Understanding patient portal use: implications for medication management
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e133. 2013
  3. pmc Development and feasibility of a text messaging and interactive voice response intervention for low-income, diverse adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 Twenty First Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 7:612-22. 2013
  4. pmc Development and validation of the General Health Numeracy Test (GHNT)
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 91:350-6. 2013
  5. pmc Diabetes and co-morbid depression among racially diverse, low-income adults
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:300-9. 2011
  6. pmc The mechanisms linking health literacy to behavior and health status
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:118-28. 2011
  7. pmc Patient web portals to improve diabetes outcomes: a systematic review
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:422-35. 2010
  8. pmc MyHealthAtVanderbilt: policies and procedures governing patient portal functionality
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:i18-23. 2011
  9. pmc Self-efficacy links health literacy and numeracy to glycemic control
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 15:146-58. 2010
  10. pmc Health literacy explains racial disparities in diabetes medication adherence
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 16:268-78. 2011

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Health literacy in the context of HIV treatment: introducing the Brief Estimate of Health Knowledge and Action (BEHKA)-HIV version
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:181-8. 2010
    ..2-15.9), as were the lowest scores on the REALM, AOR 3.3 (95% CI 1.3-8.7). The BEHKA-HIV is a psychometrically sound tool for assessing health knowledge and action regarding HIV treatment, and predicting non-adherence to HIV medications...
  2. pmc Understanding patient portal use: implications for medication management
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e133. 2013
    ..The growing adoption of patient portals represents an opportunity to support medication management and adherence more broadly, but virtually no data exist about the real and potential impact of existing portals on these outcomes...
  3. pmc Development and feasibility of a text messaging and interactive voice response intervention for low-income, diverse adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 Twenty First Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 7:612-22. 2013
    ..The iterative testing process and results outlined here provide a potential template for other teams seeking to design technology-based self-care support solutions for comparable patient populations...
  4. pmc Development and validation of the General Health Numeracy Test (GHNT)
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 91:350-6. 2013
    ..Because existing numeracy measures may not optimally assess 'health numeracy', we developed and validated the General Health Numeracy Test (GHNT)...
  5. pmc Diabetes and co-morbid depression among racially diverse, low-income adults
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Ann Behav Med 41:300-9. 2011
    ..Research suggests individuals with diabetes are twice as likely as those without diabetes to be clinically depressed. Still unknown is the relationship between diabetes and depression in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations...
  6. pmc The mechanisms linking health literacy to behavior and health status
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:118-28. 2011
    ..To examine the mechanisms linking health literacy to physical activity and self-reported health...
  7. pmc Patient web portals to improve diabetes outcomes: a systematic review
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 10:422-35. 2010
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  8. pmc MyHealthAtVanderbilt: policies and procedures governing patient portal functionality
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:i18-23. 2011
    ..Our policies and procedures have supported widespread adoption and use of MHAV. We believe other healthcare organizations could employ our general guidelines and lessons learned to facilitate portal implementation and usage...
  9. pmc Self-efficacy links health literacy and numeracy to glycemic control
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 15:146-58. 2010
    ..Diabetes self-efficacy may be an important target of interventions to improve diabetes control and promote health equity related to health literacy and general numeracy skills needed for diabetes management...
  10. pmc Health literacy explains racial disparities in diabetes medication adherence
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 16:268-78. 2011
    ..09, p = .14). Diabetes medication adherence promotion interventions should address patient health literacy limitations...
  11. pmc An information-motivation-behavioral skills analysis of diet and exercise behavior in Puerto Ricans with diabetes
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Health Psychol 15:1201-13. 2010
    ..For exercise, personal motivation related to behavioral skills (r = 0.53, p < .001), and behavioral skills related to behavior (r = 0.45, p < .001). The IMB model could inform interventions targeting these behaviors in diabetes...
  12. pmc Racial disparities in the treatment of depression in low-income persons with diabetes
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1050-4. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to examine racial disparities in the treatment of depression with antidepressant medication in the southeastern U.S...
  13. pmc Diabetes numeracy: an overlooked factor in understanding racial disparities in glycemic control
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1614-9. 2009
    ..We examined whether health literacy, general numeracy, and diabetes-related numeracy explain the association between African American race and poor glycemic control (A1C) in patients with diabetes...
  14. pmc A brief culturally tailored intervention for Puerto Ricans with type 2 diabetes
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:849-62. 2010
    ..Findings support the use of the IMB model to culturally tailor diabetes interventions and to enhance patients' knowledge, motivation, and behavior skills needed for self-care...
  15. pmc Development and initial validation of the barriers to diabetes adherence measure for adolescents
    Shelagh A Mulvaney
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 94:77-83. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a measure of psychosocial barriers to adherence in adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and examine relationships to patient characteristics, adherence, and hemoglobin A1C (A1C)...
  16. pmc Self-management problem solving for adolescents with type 1 diabetes: intervention processes associated with an Internet program
    Shelagh A Mulvaney
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:140-2. 2011
    ..Describe intervention processes associated with an Internet self-management problem solving program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes, and relate participant characteristics to program use...
  17. pmc Development and validation of a Spanish diabetes-specific numeracy measure: DNT-15 Latino
    Richard O White
    Department of Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:893-8. 2011
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  18. pmc Health literacy, diabetes self-care, and glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:913-9. 2010
    ..We examined the relationships between health literacy, determinants of diabetes self-care, and glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  19. pmc Validation of an Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills model of diabetes self-care (IMB-DSC)
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 79:49-54. 2010
    ..We applied the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model, a well-validated, comprehensive health behavior change framework, to diabetes self-care...
  20. pmc Bridging the digital divide in diabetes: family support and implications for health literacy
    Lindsay S Mayberry
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:1005-12. 2011
    ..Participant statements suggest family members may bridge the HIT "digital divide" in diabetes by helping adults access a PWP or HIT for diabetes management...
  21. pmc Family support, medication adherence, and glycemic control among adults with type 2 diabetes
    Lindsay S Mayberry
    Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1239-45. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the brief health literacy screen in clinical practice
    Kenneth A Wallston
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:119-26. 2014
    ..The three-item Brief Health Literacy Screen (BHLS) has been validated in research settings, but not in routine practice, administered by clinical personnel...
  23. pmc Leveling the field: addressing health disparities through diabetes disease management
    Richard O White
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr DB Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:42-8. 2010
    ..To examine the relationships among patient characteristics, labor inputs, and improvement in glycosylated hemoglobin (A1C) level in a successful primary care-based diabetes disease management program (DDMP)...
  24. pmc Patient numeracy, perceptions of provider communication, and colorectal cancer screening utilization
    Philip J Ciampa
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN37203 1738, USA
    J Health Commun 15:157-68. 2010
    ..For individuals with low subjective numeracy, perceiving high quality communication offset the association between low numeracy and underutilization of CRC screening...
  25. doi request reprint The ARMS-D out performs the SDSCA, but both are reliable, valid, and predict glycemic control
    Lindsay S Mayberry
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37204, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 102:96-104. 2013
    ..We also examined measurement differences by age (<65 vs. ≥65 years) and insulin status...
  26. pmc Secure messaging and diabetes management: experiences and perspectives of patient portal users
    Ashley E Wade-Vuturo
    Department of Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:519-25. 2013
    ..Patient portal use has been associated with favorable outcomes, but we know less about how patients use and benefit from specific patient portal features...
  27. pmc The Perceived Medical Condition Self-Management Scale applied to persons with HIV/AIDS
    Kenneth A Wallston
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 421 Godchaux Hall, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Health Psychol 16:109-15. 2011
    ..The PMCSMS has broad utility as a generic template that can easily be adapted to different medical conditions...
  28. doi request reprint Determinants of health after hospital discharge: rationale and design of the Vanderbilt Inpatient Cohort Study (VICS)
    Abby G Meyers
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1215 21st Ave S, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville 37232, TN, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:10. 2014
    ..Little research has examined the role of health literacy and other social determinants of health in predicting post-discharge outcomes...
  29. pmc The relationship between depressive symptoms and medication nonadherence in type 2 diabetes: the role of social support
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:249-53. 2012
    ..In an effort to identify what factors contribute to this link, we examined the role of social support as a mediator of the relationship between depressive symptoms and medication nonadherence...
  30. pmc Theory in practice: helping providers address depression in diabetes care
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 30:172-9. 2010
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  31. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes complications in the northeastern United States: the role of socioeconomic status
    Chandra Y Osborn
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:51-8. 2013
    ..Findings underscore that indicators of SES must be sensitive to the outcome of interest and the racial/ethnic groups being compared...
  32. pmc Improving care transitions: the patient perspective
    Courtney Cawthon
    Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Health Commun 17:312-24. 2012
    ..In conclusion, patients--particularly those with limited health literacy--found a hospital pharmacist-based intervention to be very helpful and empowering...
  33. pmc Limited health literacy is a barrier to medication reconciliation in ambulatory care
    Stephen D Persell
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1523-6. 2007
    ..Limited health literacy may influence patients' ability to identify medications taken; a serious concern for ambulatory safety and quality...