Leslie A Curry
Affiliation: Yale University
- Community perspectives on roles and responsibilities for strengthening primary health care in rural EthiopiaLeslie 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...
- Experiences of leadership in health care in sub-Saharan AfricaLeslie 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:..
- What distinguishes top-performing hospitals in acute myocardial infarction mortality rates? A qualitative studyLeslie 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...
- Individual decision making in the non-purchase of long-term care insuranceLeslie 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...
- Hospital strategies for reducing risk-standardized mortality rates in acute myocardial infarctionElizabeth 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...
- Healthcare workplace conversations on race and the perspectives of physicians of African descentMarcella 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...
- A systems approach to improving rural care in EthiopiaElizabeth 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...
- Attitudes, training experiences, and professional expectations of US general surgery residents: a national surveyHeather 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...
- Quality of care in the US territoriesMarcella 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...
- Achieving rapid door-to-balloon times: how top hospitals improve complex clinical systemsElizabeth 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..By distilling the complex and diverse experiences of organizational change into its essential components, this study provides a foundation for future efforts to elevate clinical performance in the hospital setting...
- 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...
- Features of high quality discharge planning for patients following acute myocardial infarctionEmily 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....
- Inputs to quality: supervision, management, and community involvement in health facilities in Egypt in 2004Emily J Cherlin
Section of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 11:282. 2011....
- Career satisfaction in primary care: a comparison of international and US medical graduatesPeggy 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...
- Transition from home care to nursing home: unmet needs in a home- and community-based program for older adultsJulie 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...
- Correlations among risk-standardized mortality rates and among risk-standardized readmission rates within hospitalsLeora 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...
- Survival after acute myocardial infarction (SAMI) study: the design and implementation of a positive deviance studyHarlan 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...
- Impact of race on the professional lives of physicians of African descentMarcella 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...
- Intended use of informal long-term care: the role of race and ethnicityElizabeth 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)...
- Identifying characteristics associated with performing recommended practices in maternal and newborn care among health facilities in Rwanda: a cross-sectional studyHeather 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:..
- Expanding the safety net of specialty care for the uninsured: a case studyErica 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...
- Research in action: using positive deviance to improve quality of health careElizabeth 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...
- Qualitative data analysis for health services research: developing taxonomy, themes, and theoryElizabeth 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...
- Attracting surgical clerks to surgical careers: role models, mentoring, and engagement in the operating roomLoren 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...