Leslie A Curry
Affiliation: Yale University
- Managing health worker migration: a qualitative study of the Philippine response to nurse brain drainRoland M Dimaya
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Hum Resour Health 10:47. 2012..abstract:..
- Scaling up depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA): a systematic literature review illustrating the AIDED modelLeslie 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...
- 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:..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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..We sought to characterize experiences of hospitals with outstanding improvement in door-to-balloon time during 1999-2002...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- Achieving large ends with limited means: grand strategy in global healthLeslie 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. ..
- 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:..
- 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)...
- 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...