Jeff Whittle

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prescription drug samples: making decisions with imperfect data
    Jeff Whittle
    J Gen Intern Med 23:890-2. 2008
  2. pmc Studying complexity is complex
    Jeff Whittle
    J Gen Intern Med 22:379-81. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Relationship of scheduling interval to missed and cancelled clinic appointments
    Jeff Whittle
    Primary Care Division, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, WI 53295, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:290-302. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in prevalence of coronary obstructions among men with positive nuclear imaging studies
    Jeff Whittle
    Primary Care Division, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53295, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2034-41. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Ethical challenges in a randomized controlled trial of peer education among veterans service organizations
    Jeff Whittle
    Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI 53295, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 5:43-51. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding of the benefits of coronary revascularization procedures among patients who are offered such procedures
    Jeff Whittle
    Primary Care Division, Zablocki VA Medical Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53295, USA
    Am Heart J 154:662-8. 2007
  7. pmc Pulmonary embolism in patients with CKD and ESRD
    Gagan Kumar
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1584-90. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Location and organizational features: what type of veteran communities participate in health programs?
    Leslie Patterson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 6:141-52. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Engaging community-based veterans' organizations in health promotion programs
    Leslie Patterson
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:311-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolism: the weekend effect
    Rahul Nanchal
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Chest 142:690-6. 2012

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Publications36

  1. pmc Prescription drug samples: making decisions with imperfect data
    Jeff Whittle
    J Gen Intern Med 23:890-2. 2008
  2. pmc Studying complexity is complex
    Jeff Whittle
    J Gen Intern Med 22:379-81. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Relationship of scheduling interval to missed and cancelled clinic appointments
    Jeff Whittle
    Primary Care Division, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, WI 53295, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:290-302. 2008
    ..The interval between when a clinical appointment is created and when it occurs may affect the rate of missed and cancelled appointments, affecting access and loss to follow-up, key component of quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in prevalence of coronary obstructions among men with positive nuclear imaging studies
    Jeff Whittle
    Primary Care Division, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53295, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2034-41. 2006
    ..The purpose of this research was to compare coronary obstruction between clinically similar African Americans (AA) and white persons undergoing coronary angiography...
  5. doi request reprint Ethical challenges in a randomized controlled trial of peer education among veterans service organizations
    Jeff Whittle
    Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI 53295, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 5:43-51. 2010
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  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding of the benefits of coronary revascularization procedures among patients who are offered such procedures
    Jeff Whittle
    Primary Care Division, Zablocki VA Medical Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53295, USA
    Am Heart J 154:662-8. 2007
    ..Previous work has focused on risks; we assessed patient understanding of the benefits of coronary revascularization procedures...
  7. pmc Pulmonary embolism in patients with CKD and ESRD
    Gagan Kumar
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1584-90. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether these conditions affect pulmonary embolism (PE) risk, given that they affect both procoagulant and anticoagulant factors. This study examined the frequency and associated outcomes of PE in CKD and ESRD...
  8. doi request reprint Location and organizational features: what type of veteran communities participate in health programs?
    Leslie Patterson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 6:141-52. 2012
    ..There is little research regarding the geographical and organizational characteristics associated with participation...
  9. doi request reprint Engaging community-based veterans' organizations in health promotion programs
    Leslie Patterson
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:311-8. 2011
    ..We found that factors such as larger meeting attendance size, rural location, age diversity, and member enthusiasm were positively associated with both a willingness to participate and a high level of engagement in program activities...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolism: the weekend effect
    Rahul Nanchal
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Chest 142:690-6. 2012
    ..Previous studies have documented worse outcomes for weekend admissions for a variety of time-sensitive medical conditions. This phenomenon has not been clearly demonstrated for pulmonary embolism...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preliminary description of the feasibility of using peer leaders to encourage hypertension self-management
    Avery Hayes
    Primary Care Division, Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI 53295, USA
    WMJ 109:85-90. 2010
    ..This report describes key features of a peer support program designed to motivate individuals to improve self-management of hypertension...
  12. doi request reprint The development and validation of the hypertension evaluation of lifestyle and management knowledge scale
    Marilyn M Schapira
    Department of Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:461-6. 2012
    ..2) to 12-month follow-up (mean, 9.2, standard deviation, 2.2; P<.001). We conclude that the HELM provides a valid measure of the knowledge required for patients to take an active role in the chronic disease management of hypertension...
  13. doi request reprint It's the writing on the wall: Whiteboards improve inpatient satisfaction with provider communication
    Siddhartha Singh
    Clinical Cancer Center, 5th Floor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:127-31. 2011
    ..There was no secular trend, and the authors excluded a trend in overall patient satisfaction. Whiteboards could be a simple and effective tool to increase inpatient satisfaction with communication...
  14. doi request reprint Nationwide trends of severe sepsis in the 21st century (2000-2007)
    Gagan Kumar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Chest 140:1223-31. 2011
    ..Therefore, it is important to study the outcomes of this disease in an aging US population with rising comorbidities...
  15. pmc Racial/ethnic variations in physician recommendations for cardiac revascularization
    Said A Ibrahim
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15240
    Am J Public Health 93:1689-93. 2003
    ..We sought to examine whether physician recommendations for cardiac revascularization vary according to patient race...
  16. pmc Patient satisfaction in women's clinics versus traditional primary care clinics in the Veterans Administration
    Bevanne A Bean-Mayberry
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:175-81. 2003
    ..To compare patient satisfaction in women's clinics (WCs) versus traditional primary care clinics (TCs)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delay in presentation for cardiac care by race, age, and site of care
    Joseph Conigliaro
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 40:I97-105. 2002
    ..Racial differences exist in the management of coronary artery disease. One hypothesis is that black patients delay seeking care and that this delay may influence the management of coronary artery disease...
  18. pmc Clinical importance of HIV and depressive symptoms among veterans with HIV infection
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Health Care, School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:512-20. 2002
    ..To compare the clinical importance (association with illness severity and survival) of depressive and HIV symptoms among veterans with HIV infection...
  19. pmc Evaluation of a peer-led hypertension intervention for veterans: impact on peer leaders
    Katie E Mosack
    Psychology Department, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Health Educ Res 28:426-36. 2013
    ..Individuals who volunteer to be peer health leaders are likely to receive important benefits even if they do not actually take on such a role...
  20. doi request reprint A comparison of outcomes of general medical inpatient care provided by a hospitalist-physician assistant model vs a traditional resident-based model
    Siddhartha Singh
    Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:122-30. 2011
    ..One such model is the use of physician assistants (PAs) with hospitalists. However, these models of care have not been widely evaluated...
  21. doi request reprint Patterns of arthritis medication use in a community sample
    Kent Rosenwald
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 3:272-7. 2012
    ..Such information is important because of the toxicity associated with some arthritis treatments...
  22. doi request reprint Does providing care for uninsured patients decrease emergency room visits and hospitalizations?
    Ted Mackinney
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:135-42. 2013
    ..Access to primary care could reduce use of more costly health care by uninsured individuals through prevention and early treatment. We analyzed data from a program providing free primary care to test this hypothesis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in health-related beliefs, attitudes, and experiences of VA cardiac patients: scale development and application
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research a VA Health Services Research and Development National Center of Excellence, Bedford VA Medical Center, Massachusetts 01730, USA
    Med Care 40:I72-85. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in coronary artery calcification in older adults
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:424-30. 2002
    ..The lower CAC scores in blacks compared with whites observed in this study is consistent with either a lower prevalence of coronary artery disease or a lower extent of calcification of coronary artery disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Black-white differences in severity of coronary artery disease among individuals with acute coronary syndromes
    Jeff Whittle
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:867-73. 2002
    ..To determine whether the extent of coronary obstructive disease is similar among black and white patients with acute coronary syndromes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy and race: do clinical indications and patient preferences account for differences?
    Eugene Z Oddone
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 33:2936-43. 2002
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine the importance of clinical indications and patient preferences in predicting the use of carotid angiography and CE in a racially stratified sample of patients...
  27. pmc Racial differences in adherence to cardiac medications
    Hyasmine Charles
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh VA Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:17-27. 2003
    ..To determine whether there are racial differences in adherence to cardiac medications...
  28. pmc Racial variations in processes of care for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Eric M Mortensen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Audie L, Murphy VA Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:20. 2004
    ..Therefore we examined pneumonia-related processes of care and short-term mortality in a population of patients hospitalized with CAP...
  29. pmc Racial differences in cardiac catheterization as a function of patients' beliefs
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2091-7. 2004
    ..We examined racial differences in cardiac catheterization rates and reviewed whether patients' beliefs or other variables were associated with observed disparities...
  30. ncbi request reprint Functional status outcomes among white and African-American cardiac patients in an equal access system
    Nancy R Kressin
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Am Heart J 153:418-25. 2007
    ..We explored whether racial differences in functional outcomes occur in settings where differences in access and treatment are minimized...
  31. pmc Symptom expression in coronary heart disease and revascularization recommendations for black and white patients
    Marilyn Hravnak
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Health System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1701-8. 2007
    ....
  32. pmc Computers in the exam room: differences in physician-patient interaction may be due to physician experience
    Emran Rouf
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:43-8. 2007
    ..This could adversely affect interpersonal aspects of care, particularly when physicians are inexperienced users of exam room computers...
  33. ncbi request reprint The community initiative on depression: report from a multiphase work site depression intervention
    Andrea Charbonneau
    Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:60-7. 2005
    ..We sought to further understand depression, a common, disabling condition with considerable ramifications for the workplace, including higher costs, absenteeism, and reduced work performance...
  34. ncbi request reprint Differing patterns of antiresorptive pharmacotherapy in nursing facility residents and community dwellers
    Carolyn M Jachna
    Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1275-81. 2005
    ..Little is known about differences between current patterns of antiresorptive therapy (ART) use in nursing facility (NF) residents and by community-dwelling older adults (CDs). ART use was compared in older NF residents and CDs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Improving adverse-drug-reaction reporting in ambulatory care clinics at a Veterans Affairs hospital
    Monica B Aspinall
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System VAPHS, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:841-5. 2002
    ..Direct patient and provider interviews yielded a significantly higher rate of ADR detection in an ambulatory care setting than did a passive ADR-reporting system...
  36. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease is associated with angiographic coronary artery disease
    Michel Chonchol
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80262, USA
    Am J Nephrol 28:354-60. 2008
    ..Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a dramatically increased risk for cardiovascular mortality. Few prior studies have examined the independent association of CKD with coronary anatomy...