James W Pichert
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Exploring ethnic disparities in diabetes, diabetes care, and lifestyle behaviors: the Nashville REACH 2010 community baseline surveyStephania T Miller
Department of Surgery, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S38-45. 2004....
- Development and evaluation of a bible college-based course on faith and healthJames W Pichert
Vanderbilt University Diabetes Research and Training Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 29:141-50. 2006..Participants became change agents by planning health-related programs for their congregations. Content analysis of student projects revealed 5 themes deemed important for program implementation and instituting systems change...
- Disparities in smoking: data from the Nashville REACH 2010 projectDavid G Schlundt
Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 30:150-8. 2007..1%) and highest in unemployed men (45.9%). In a logistic regression, smoking was highest among single men, the lowest educational level, the unemployed, the lowest income groups, and those between 40 and 50 years of age...
- The effect of problem-solving training on the counseling skills of telephonic nurse care managersElaine Boswell King
Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 23:229-37. 2007..Nurse care managers showed improvements after training in four main counseling skills categories, with a decrease in time spent...
- Patient complaints and malpractice risk in a regional healthcare centerGerald B Hickson
Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
South Med J 100:791-6. 2007..To study the association between physicians' complaint records and their risk management experiences in a regional healthcare center...
- An analysis of risk factors for patient complaints about ambulatory anesthesiology careJ Matthew Kynes
Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1301 Medical Center Drive, 4648 The Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN 37232 5614, USA
Anesth Analg 116:1325-32. 2013..In this study, we describe the distribution of complaints among anesthesia providers and identify factors associated with complaint risk in pediatric and adult populations...
- All trauma surgeons are not created equal: asymmetric distribution of malpractice claims riskKaushik Mukherjee
Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37221, USA
J Trauma 69:549-54; discussion 554-6. 2010..Unsolicited patient complaints (UPCs) can predict increased malpractice risk. An ex ante analysis of UPCs was performed to determine the risk profile for trauma surgeons compared with nontrauma surgeons...
- Diabetes TV news coverage lags behindStephania T Miller
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Diabetes Research and Training Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Diabetes Care 25:607. 2002
- Patient complaints and malpractice riskGerald B Hickson
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
JAMA 287:2951-7. 2002..If malpractice risk is related in large measure to factors such as patient dissatisfaction with interpersonal behaviors, care and treatment, and access, it might be possible to monitor physicians' risk of being sued...
- A complementary approach to promoting professionalism: identifying, measuring, and addressing unprofessional behaviorsGerald B Hickson
Department of Medical Education and Administration, Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
Acad Med 82:1040-8. 2007....
- Best practices for basic and advanced skills in health care service recovery: a case study of a re-admitted patientAnna C Hayden
Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:310-8. 2010..Service recovery requires the exercise of both basic and advanced skills. We term certain skills as advanced because of the significant variation in their use or endorsement among 30 health care organizations in the United States...
- Medical malpractice claims risk in urology: an empirical analysis of patient complaint dataC J Stimson
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
J Urol 183:1971-6. 2010..We investigated whether patient complaint experience differs among urologists, and whether urological subspecialists generate distinct quantities and types of complaints...
- Improving the skills of health professionals in engaging patients in diabetes-related problem solvingElaine Boswell King
Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center, 315 Medical Arts Building, 1211 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
J Contin Educ Health Prof 22:94-102. 2002..Among these are specific skills that help health professionals conduct adherence-related assessments, brainstorm workable solutions to obstacles, collaborate during long-term follow-up, and provide effective direct instruction...
- A conceptual model for using action inquiry technologies to address disparities in depressionDonald E Moore
Division of Continuing Medical Education, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 320 Light Hall, 2215 Garland Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
J Contin Educ Health Prof 27:S55-64. 2007..This conceptual model may help CME planners collaborate with others to address disparities in depression care...
- Cause and effect analysis of closed claims in obstetrics and gynecologyAndrew A White
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
Obstet Gynecol 105:1031-8. 2005..Systematic analysis of obstetrics and gynecology-related risk management files allows a more complete examination of ways that human and systems factors may contribute to adverse events...
- Diabetes patient education: a meta-analysis and meta-regressionShelley E Ellis
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA
Patient Educ Couns 52:97-105. 2004..We highlight three potential components of educational interventions that may predict an increased likelihood of success in ameliorating glycemic control...
- Cause-and-effect analysis of risk management files to assess patient care in the emergency departmentAndrew A White
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Acad Emerg Med 11:1035-41. 2004..This methodology potentially can suggest ways to improve care and might provide a model for identification of factors associated with adverse outcomes...
- A pilot study of CME on risk management in long-term careJames Powers
Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine VUMC, The Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center, TN 37232 8550, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 25:67-76. 2004..LTC physicians departed the course with intentions to alter their behaviors, but important obstacles such as "lack of time" and "staff not available or interested" interfered with implementation...
- General clinical research center staff nurse perceptions and behaviors regarding informed consent: results of a national surveyHarvey J Murff
Department of Veterans Affairs, USA
IRB 28:8-12. 2006