- Care and justice: the impact of gender and profession on ethical decision making in the healthcare arenaSusan L Zickmund
Department of Medicine and Communication, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Clin Ethics 15:176-87. 2004
- Mental and physical symptoms associated with lower social support for patients with hepatitis CJulie A Blasiole
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 151C U University Drive C, Pittsburgh PA 15240, USA
World J Gastroenterol 12:4665-72. 2006..To systematically examine the impact of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) diagnosis on patients' level of social support in a large-scale study...
- Hepatitis C virus-infected patients report communication problems with physiciansSusan Zickmund
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Hepatology 39:999-1007. 2004..These should target both specialists and primary care providers to inform them about the psychosocial challenges facing these patients...
- Interest in the use of computerized patient portals: role of the provider-patient relationshipSusan L Zickmund
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 151C U, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:20-6. 2008..However, little is known about what influences patients' desires to use this technology...
- A systematic review of provider knowledge of hepatitis C: is it enough for a complex disease?Susan L Zickmund
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
Dig Dis Sci 52:2550-6. 2007..We conclude that while healthcare providers understand the nature of hepatitis C, important knowledge gaps persist, which may constitute barriers to appropriate therapy...
- Majority of patients with hepatitis C express physical, mental, and social difficulties with antiviral treatmentSusan L Zickmund
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:381-8. 2006..However, treatment is long and is associated with significant side-effects. We investigated difficulties with this treatment as it is an important factor in patient adherence...
- Patient perspectives on the integration of an intensive online behavioral weight loss intervention into primary careKathleen M McTigue
University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Patient Educ Couns 83:261-4. 2011..To examine patients' perception of how a referral-based online lifestyle intervention contributed to primary care medicine...
- Value versus user fees: perspectives of patients before and after using a web-based portal for management of diabetesCindy L Bryce
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Telemed J E Health 14:1035-43. 2008..This opposition stems from concerns about fairness and from the recognition that health systems may experience cost savings if patients manage their diabetes successfully...
- Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessmentRachel Hess
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Telemed J E Health 13:509-17. 2007..Patients are responsive to technology. Future work should focus on diabetes-related outcomes assessment and intensifying interventions...
- Factors associated with probability of personal digital assistant-based dietary self-monitoring in those with type 2 diabetesMary Ann Sevick
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Behav Med 33:315-25. 2010....
- Congestive heart failure patients report conflict with their physiciansSusan L Zickmund
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
J Card Fail 12:546-53. 2006..Given the importance of the doctor-patient relationship, we examined the prevalence and nature of patients' perceived conflicts with the physicians caring for their congestive heart failure (CHF)...
- Adolescents' impressions of antismoking media literacy education: qualitative results from a randomized controlled trialBrian A Primack
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Health Educ Res 24:608-21. 2009..06). Findings suggest that although media literacy provides a compelling format for the delivery of anti-tobacco programming, integration of components of traditional programming may help media literacy programs achieve maximal efficacy...
- Factor analysis and internal consistency evaluation of the FAMCARE scale for use in the long-term care settingKeri L Rodriguez
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
Palliat Support Care 8:169-76. 2010..The FAMCARE Scale was originally designed to measure family satisfaction with advanced cancer care. The current study evaluated the instrument's psychometric qualities when used in the long-term care (LTC) setting...
- Orthopedic communication about osteoarthritis treatment: Does patient race matter?Leslie R M Hausmann
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:635-42. 2011....
- The effect of patient race on total joint replacement recommendations and utilization in the orthopedic settingLeslie R M Hausmann
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive 151C H, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:982-8. 2010....