Russell Rothman

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:96. 2008
  2. pmc A heart failure self-management program for patients of all literacy levels: a randomized, controlled trial [ISRCTN11535170]
    Darren A DeWalt
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:30. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Health literacy and quality: focus on chronic illness care and patient safety
    Russell L Rothman
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S315-26. 2009
  4. pmc Perspective: the role of numeracy in health care
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 13:583-95. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist-led, primary care-based disease management improves hemoglobin A1c in high-risk patients with diabetes
    Russell Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:51-8. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Self-management behaviors, racial disparities, and glycemic control among adolescents with type 2 diabetes
    Russell L Rothman
    Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e912-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient understanding of food labels: the role of literacy and numeracy
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:391-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Labor characteristics and program costs of a successful diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 6000, Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:277-83. 2006
  9. pmc Can diabetes management programs create sustained improvements in disease outcomes?
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    CMAJ 173:1467-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy in Diabetes scale: a diabetes knowledge scale for vulnerable patients
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenneessee 37232 8300, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:215-24. 2005

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Development and validation of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT)
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:96. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development and psychometric properties of the Diabetes Numeracy Test (DNT), the first scale to specifically measure numeracy skills used in diabetes...
  2. pmc A heart failure self-management program for patients of all literacy levels: a randomized, controlled trial [ISRCTN11535170]
    Darren A DeWalt
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:30. 2006
    ..However, no programs have analyzed their usefulness for patients with low literacy. We compared the efficacy of a heart failure self-management program designed for patients with low literacy versus usual care...
  3. doi request reprint Health literacy and quality: focus on chronic illness care and patient safety
    Russell L Rothman
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S315-26. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Perspective: the role of numeracy in health care
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    J Health Commun 13:583-95. 2008
    ..Better tools to measure numeracy and more studies to assess the unique contribution of numeracy are needed. This research can contribute to developing interventions to improve outcomes for patients with poor numeracy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist-led, primary care-based disease management improves hemoglobin A1c in high-risk patients with diabetes
    Russell Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 18:51-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, a pharmacist-based diabetes care program integrated into primary care practice significantly reduced HbA1c among patients with diabetes and poor glucose control...
  6. doi request reprint Self-management behaviors, racial disparities, and glycemic control among adolescents with type 2 diabetes
    Russell L Rothman
    Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e912-9. 2008
    ..Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem among adolescents, but little is known about self-management behaviors in this population. Our aim was to examine self-management behaviors and glycemic control among adolescents with type 2 diabetes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient understanding of food labels: the role of literacy and numeracy
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:391-8. 2006
    ..Patient comprehension of food labels was examined, along with the relationship of comprehension to their underlying literacy and numeracy skills...
  8. ncbi request reprint Labor characteristics and program costs of a successful diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 6000, Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:277-83. 2006
    ..Organizations have invested in disease management programs to improve quality and to reduce costs, but little is known about the labor characteristics and the program costs necessary to implement a program...
  9. pmc Can diabetes management programs create sustained improvements in disease outcomes?
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    CMAJ 173:1467-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy in Diabetes scale: a diabetes knowledge scale for vulnerable patients
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenneessee 37232 8300, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:215-24. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a new knowledge scale for patients with type 2 diabetes and poor literacy: the Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy patients with Diabetes (SKILLD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between literacy and glycemic control in a diabetes disease-management program
    Russell Rothman
    Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:263-73. 2004
    ..This study examined the role of literacy in patients with poorly controlled diabetes who were participating in a diabetes management program that included low-literacy-oriented interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a primary care-based disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin levels in patients with diabetes
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Med 118:276-84. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of a pharmacist-led, primary care-based, disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin (A(1C)) levels in vulnerable patients with poorly controlled diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient literacy on the effectiveness of a primary care-based diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37232 8300, USA
    JAMA 292:1711-6. 2004
    ..Low literacy is an important barrier for patients with diabetes, but interventions to address low literacy have not been well examined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does this child have acute otitis media?
    Russell Rothman
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37232, USA
    JAMA 290:1633-40. 2003
    ..Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common problems in pediatrics. An accurate diagnosis of AOM can guide proper treatment and follow-up...
  15. pmc Self-management in type 2 diabetes: the adolescent perspective
    Shelagh A Mulvaney
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Diabetes Educ 34:674-82. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to document barriers and facilitators of self-management as perceived by adolescents with type 2 diabetes...
  16. pmc Addressing literacy and numeracy to improve diabetes care: two randomized controlled trials
    Kerri Cavanaugh
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2149-55. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the impact of providing literacy- and numeracy-sensitive diabetes care within an enhanced diabetes care program on A1C and other diabetes outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association of numeracy and diabetes control
    Kerri Cavanaugh
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:737-46. 2008
    ..The influence of a patient's quantitative skills (numeracy) on the management of diabetes is only partially understood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Parent perceptions of caring for adolescents with type 2 diabetes
    Shelagh A Mulvaney
    Center for Evaluation and Program Improvement, Vanderbilt University, 230 Appleton Place, Peabody No 151, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:993-7. 2006
    ..In this qualitative study, we examined parent perceptions of barriers and strategies to address barriers to self-care in adolescents with type 2 diabetes...
  19. pmc The influence of health literacy on colorectal cancer screening knowledge, beliefs and behavior
    Neeraja B Peterson
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1105-12. 2007
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint The Diabetes Literacy and Numeracy Education Toolkit (DLNET): materials to facilitate diabetes education and management in patients with low literacy and numeracy skills
    Kathleen Wolff
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 6100 Medical Center East, North Tower, Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:233-6, 238-41, 244-5. 2009
    ..Patients with low health literacy and numeracy may have difficulty translating information from traditional diabetes educational programs and materials into effective self-care...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Insulin use and weight maintenance in well-controlled type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1933-7. 2008
    ..033). Less weight gain was observed over 24 months in insulin-treated patients. Whether this effect may be due to central catabolic effects of insulin merits additional confirmatory study and mechanistic investigation...
  24. pmc Low numeracy skills are associated with higher BMI
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Diabetes Research and Training Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1966-8. 2008
    ..However, numeracy may have important clinical implications in the design and implementation of healthy weight management interventions and should be further evaluated to determine the magnitude of its effect...
  25. pmc An internet-based program to improve self-management in adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Shelagh A Mulvaney
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:602-4. 2010
    ..33%). CONCLUSIONS This brief trial suggests that self-management support delivered through a secure website may improve self-management and offset typical decreases in adolescent glycemic control...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Perceived Diabetes Self-Management Scale (PDSMS)
    Kenneth A Wallston
    School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 421 Godchaux Hall, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Behav Med 30:395-401. 2007
    ..The PDSMS is a valid measure of diabetes self-efficacy, and the more generic template from which it was adapted can easily be altered for use with other chronic medical conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Behind-the-scenes of patient-centered care: content analysis of electronic messaging among primary care clinic providers and staff
    Renee A Stiles
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville Tennessee, USA
    Med Care 45:1205-9. 2007
    ..A taxonomy for codifying clinical text messages into standardized categories could facilitate content analysis of work performed or enhanced via electronic messaging...
  28. pmc Low health literacy associates with increased mortality in ESRD
    Kerri L Cavanaugh
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2372, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1979-85. 2010
    ..In summary, limited health literacy is common and associates with higher mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients. Addressing health literacy may improve survival for these patients...
  29. pmc Literacy, numeracy, and portion-size estimation skills
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:324-8. 2009
    ..Literacy and numeracy skills may be important for accurate portion-size estimation. It was hypothesized that low literacy and numeracy would be associated with decreased accuracy in portion estimation...
  30. 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)...
  31. pmc Low numeracy is associated with increased odds of 30-day emergency department or hospital recidivism for patients with acute heart failure
    Candace D McNaughton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:40-6. 2013
    ..More than 25% of Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure are readmitted within 30 days. The contributions of numeracy and health literacy to recidivism for patients with acute heart failure (AHF) are not known...
  32. ncbi request reprint The impact of family history of diabetes on glucose testing and counseling behavior in primary care
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2247-8. 2004
  33. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between diabetes self-efficacy, depressive symptoms, and glycemic control among men and women with type 2 diabetes
    Andrea Cherrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 725 Faculty Office Tower, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
    J Behav Med 33:81-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that men with depressive symptoms and type 2 diabetes may need tailored interventions that improve their self-efficacy in order to achieve glycemic control...
  34. doi request reprint Assessment of commonly available education materials in heart failure clinics
    Kimberli Taylor-Clarke
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 27:485-94. 2012
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the suitability and readability level of common cardiovascular patient education materials (PEM) related to heart failure and heart-healthy lifestyle...
  35. pmc Interventions aimed at decreasing obesity in children younger than 2 years: a systematic review
    Philip J Ciampa
    Program in Effective Health Communication, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1098-104. 2010
    ..To assess the evidence for interventions designed to prevent or reduce overweight and obesity in children younger than 2 years...
  36. pmc Pediatric endocrinologists' management of children with type 2 diabetes
    Kam Wong
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:512-4. 2010
    ..More aggressive management of type 2 diabetes among younger providers may be related to recent training when type 2 diabetes was more common...
  37. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of perceptions of overweight and relation to self-care behaviors among adolescents with type 2 diabetes and their parents
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:227-9. 2008
    ..To examine how adolescents with type 2 diabetes and their parents/primary caregivers perceive the adolescents' weight and the relationship of those perceptions to diet and exercise behaviors and perceived barriers to healthy behaviors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a disease management program for low literacy patients with heart failure
    Darren A DeWalt
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, 5034 Old Clinic Building, CB 7105, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 55:78-86. 2004
    ..Development and pilot testing of a disease management program for low literacy patients with heart failure...
  39. pmc Weakness in numbers. The challenge of numeracy in health care
    Victor M Montori
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1071-2. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Addressing the diabetes pandemic: a comprehensive approach
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Indian J Med Res 124:481-4. 2006

Research Grants8

  1. Chronic Disease Management for Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The process and results of this research will provide valuable insights into adolescent diabetes, and will accelerate my future independent investigation in adolescent T2D. ..
  2. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....