Leslie A Curry

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Managing health worker migration: a qualitative study of the Philippine response to nurse brain drain
    Roland M Dimaya
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hum Resour Health 10:47. 2012
  2. pmc Scaling up depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA): a systematic literature review illustrating the AIDED model
    Leslie Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Reprod Health 10:39. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Community perspectives on roles and responsibilities for strengthening primary health care in rural Ethiopia
    Leslie A Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:961-73. 2012
  4. pmc Experiences of leadership in health care in sub-Saharan Africa
    Leslie Curry
    Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT, USA
    Hum Resour Health 10:33. 2012
  5. doi request reprint What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates? A qualitative study
    Leslie A Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:384-90. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Individual decision making in the non-purchase of long-term care insurance
    Leslie A Curry
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Gerontologist 49:560-9. 2009
  7. pmc Hospital strategies for reducing risk-standardized mortality rates in acute myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:618-26. 2012
  8. pmc Features of high quality discharge planning for patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Emily J Cherlin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:436-43. 2013
  9. pmc Healthcare workplace conversations on race and the perspectives of physicians of African descent
    Marcella Nunez-Smith
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 09520 8088, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1471-6. 2008
  10. pmc A systems approach to improving rural care in Ethiopia
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Yale School of Public Health, Global Health Leadership Institute, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35042. 2012

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Publications29

  1. pmc Managing health worker migration: a qualitative study of the Philippine response to nurse brain drain
    Roland M Dimaya
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hum Resour Health 10:47. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  2. pmc Scaling up depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA): a systematic literature review illustrating the AIDED model
    Leslie Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Reprod Health 10:39. 2013
    ..As a reproductive health technology that has scaled up in diverse contexts, DMPA is an exemplar product innovation with which to illustrate the utility of the AIDED model for scaling up family health innovations...
  3. doi request reprint Community perspectives on roles and responsibilities for strengthening primary health care in rural Ethiopia
    Leslie A Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:961-73. 2012
    ..Community perspectives provide critical insights to defining, implementing and sustaining partnerships in these settings...
  4. pmc Experiences of leadership in health care in sub-Saharan Africa
    Leslie Curry
    Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT, USA
    Hum Resour Health 10:33. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates? A qualitative study
    Leslie A Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:384-90. 2011
    ..Mortality rates for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) vary substantially across hospitals, even when adjusted for patient severity; however, little is known about hospital factors that may influence this variation...
  6. doi request reprint Individual decision making in the non-purchase of long-term care insurance
    Leslie A Curry
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Gerontologist 49:560-9. 2009
    ..This study was intended to further illuminate these considerations, generate hypotheses about non-purchasing decisions, and inform the design of policies that are responsive to concerns and preferences of potential purchasers...
  7. pmc Hospital strategies for reducing risk-standardized mortality rates in acute myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:618-26. 2012
    ..S. hospitals vary 2-fold in their 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates (RSMRs). Nevertheless, information is limited on hospital-level factors that may be associated with RSMRs...
  8. pmc Features of high quality discharge planning for patients following acute myocardial infarction
    Emily J Cherlin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:436-43. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Healthcare workplace conversations on race and the perspectives of physicians of African descent
    Marcella Nunez-Smith
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 09520 8088, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1471-6. 2008
    ..Although experts recommend that healthcare organizations create forums for honest dialogue about race, there is little insight into the physician perspectives that may influence these conversations across the healthcare workforce...
  10. pmc A systems approach to improving rural care in Ethiopia
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Yale School of Public Health, Global Health Leadership Institute, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35042. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we sought to examine the variation in impact of a health systems strengthening intervention and understand factors that might explain the variation in impact across primary health care units...
  11. pmc Correlations among risk-standardized mortality rates and among risk-standardized readmission rates within hospitals
    Leora I Horwitz
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:690-6. 2012
    ..Correlation among measures within the same hospital would suggest that there are common hospital-wide quality factors...
  12. doi request reprint Attitudes, training experiences, and professional expectations of US general surgery residents: a national survey
    Heather Yeo
    Division of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    JAMA 302:1301-8. 2009
    ..Despite the importance of resident perspectives in designing effective responses to these pressures, understanding of residents' views is limited...
  13. pmc Evaluation of the Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative: impact on mortality and cost-effectiveness
    Leslie A Curry
    Yale School of Public Health and Global Health Leadership Institute, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79847. 2013
    ..We evaluated the impact of the Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative (EMRI), an 18-month systems-based intervention to improve the performance of 30 primary health care units in rural areas of Ethiopia...
  14. pmc Quality of care in the US territories
    Marcella Nunez-Smith
    Department of Medicine, Yale UniversitySchool of Medicine, PO Box 208088, IE 61 SHM, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1528-40. 2011
    ..Health care quality in the US territories is poorly characterized. We used process measures to compare the performance of hospitals in the US territories and in the US states...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of intended use on actual use of home care: is race a factor?
    Tashonna R Webster
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 23:57-68. 2004
    ..Therefore, the traditional models of health services use may need to be expanded in order to explain patterns of use among nonwhite populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Achieving rapid door-to-balloon times: how top hospitals improve complex clinical systems
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Circulation 113:1079-85. 2006
    ..We sought to characterize experiences of hospitals with outstanding improvement in door-to-balloon time during 1999-2002...
  17. pmc Career satisfaction in primary care: a comparison of international and US medical graduates
    Peggy G Chen
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale School of Public Health, 47 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:147-52. 2012
    ..Low career satisfaction has adverse consequences on physician recruitment and retention...
  18. pmc Inputs to quality: supervision, management, and community involvement in health facilities in Egypt in 2004
    Emily J Cherlin
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:282. 2011
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Transition from home care to nursing home: unmet needs in a home- and community-based program for older adults
    Julie Robison
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 24:251-70. 2012
    ..National and state-level policy implications are considered...
  20. pmc Navigating the boundaries of emergency department care: addressing the medical and social needs of patients who are homeless
    Kelly M Doran
    at the time of the study, Kelly M Doran and Anita A Vashi were with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale School of Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs, New Haven, CT, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven At the time of the study, Stephanie Platis was with the Yale School of Public Health, New Haven Leslie A Curry is with the Yale School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven Michael Rowe is with the Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven Maureen Gang is with the Department of Emergency Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Federico E Vaca is with the Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven
    Am J Public Health 103:S355-60. 2013
    ..We sought to understand interpersonal and systems-level factors relevant to delivering health care to emergency department (ED) patients who are homeless...
  21. pmc Survival after acute myocardial infarction (SAMI) study: the design and implementation of a positive deviance study
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am Heart J 162:981-987.e9. 2011
    ..This type of study, using a positive deviance approach and mixed-methods design, can generate and test hypotheses about factors most strongly associated with exemplary performance based on practices currently in use...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of race on the professional lives of physicians of African descent
    Marcella Nunez-Smith
    Yale University School of Medicine and Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:45-51. 2007
    ..However, insight into the professional experiences of minority physicians is limited. This knowledge is fundamental to developing effective strategies to recruit, retain, and support a diverse physician workforce...
  23. pmc Expanding the safety net of specialty care for the uninsured: a case study
    Erica S Spatz
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:344-62. 2012
    ..To describe core principles and processes in the implementation of a navigated care program to improve specialty care access for the uninsured...
  24. doi request reprint Achieving large ends with limited means: grand strategy in global health
    Leslie A Curry
    Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Int Health 2:82-6. 2010
    ..We advocate for the greater use of grand strategy in global health. ..
  25. pmc Identifying characteristics associated with performing recommended practices in maternal and newborn care among health facilities in Rwanda: a cross-sectional study
    Heather L Sipsma
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Hum Resour Health 10:13. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  26. ncbi request reprint Intended use of informal long-term care: the role of race and ethnicity
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Ethn Health 9:37-54. 2004
    ..Health Services Research, vol. 37, pp. 1221-1242, 2002)...
  27. pmc Research in action: using positive deviance to improve quality of health care
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Implement Sci 4:25. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: The identification and examination of health care organizations that demonstrate positive deviance provides an opportunity to characterize and disseminate strategies for improving quality...
  28. pmc Qualitative data analysis for health services research: developing taxonomy, themes, and theory
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1758-72. 2007
    ..Approaches to data analysis vary by discipline and analytic tradition; however, we focus on qualitative data analysis that has as a goal the generation of taxonomy, themes, and theory germane to health services research...
  29. doi request reprint Attracting surgical clerks to surgical careers: role models, mentoring, and engagement in the operating room
    Loren Berman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:793-800, 800.e1-2. 2008
    ..This study was designed to identify those aspects of the clerkship that are associated with medical students expressing an interest in surgery at the end of the clerkship...