health services

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Summary: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Self-reported utilization of health care services: improving measurement and accuracy
    Aman Bhandari
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:217-35. 2006
  2. ncbi Revisiting the behavioral model and access to medical care: does it matter?
    R M Andersen
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, UCLA 90024 1772, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 36:1-10. 1995
  3. pmc Defining comorbidity: implications for understanding health and health services
    Jose M Valderas
    National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 7:357-63. 2009
  4. ncbi Potential barriers to the use of health services among ethnic minorities: a review
    Emmanuel Scheppers
    JBI Institute for Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Research and Education Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 23:325-48. 2006
  5. ncbi Gender differences in the utilization of health care services
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:147-52. 2000
  6. ncbi Primary care: an increasingly important contributor to effectiveness, equity, and efficiency of health services. SESPAS report 2012
    Barbara Starfield
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gac Sanit 26:20-6. 2012
  7. ncbi Tackling the challenges to health equity in China
    Shenglan Tang
    WHO, Beijing Office, China Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 372:1493-501. 2008
  8. ncbi Age disparities in stroke quality of care and delivery of health services
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Research Unit, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 40:3328-35. 2009
  9. ncbi The Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire: a new method to assess comorbidity for clinical and health services research
    Oliver Sangha
    University of Munich, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 49:156-63. 2003
  10. ncbi [Empirical standard costs for health economic evaluation in Germany -- a proposal by the working group methods in health economic evaluation]
    C Krauth
    Abt Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 67:736-46. 2005

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  1. ncbi Self-reported utilization of health care services: improving measurement and accuracy
    Aman Bhandari
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:217-35. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Revisiting the behavioral model and access to medical care: does it matter?
    R M Andersen
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, UCLA 90024 1772, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 36:1-10. 1995
    The Behavioral Model of Health Services Use was initially developed over 25 years ago. In the interim it has been subject to considerable application, reprobation, and alteration...
  3. pmc Defining comorbidity: implications for understanding health and health services
    Jose M Valderas
    National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 7:357-63. 2009
    ..explain a particular phenomenon of interest within the domains of (1) clinical care, (2) epidemiology, or (3) health services planning and financing...
  4. ncbi Potential barriers to the use of health services among ethnic minorities: a review
    Emmanuel Scheppers
    JBI Institute for Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Research and Education Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 23:325-48. 2006
    Ethnic minority patients seem to be confronted with barriers when using health services. Yet, care providers are often oblivious to these barriers, although they may share to some extent the burden of responsibility for them...
  5. ncbi Gender differences in the utilization of health care services
    K D Bertakis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:147-52. 2000
    ..Studies have shown that women use more health care services than men. We used important independent variables, such as patient sociodemographics and health status, to investigate gender differences in the use and costs of these services...
  6. ncbi Primary care: an increasingly important contributor to effectiveness, equity, and efficiency of health services. SESPAS report 2012
    Barbara Starfield
    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gac Sanit 26:20-6. 2012
    ..Primary health care can now be measured and assessed; all innovations and enhancements in it must serve its essential features in order to be useful...
  7. ncbi Tackling the challenges to health equity in China
    Shenglan Tang
    WHO, Beijing Office, China Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 372:1493-501. 2008
    ..Reforms to improve health equity will receive immense popular support, governmental commitment, and interest from the public-health community worldwide...
  8. ncbi Age disparities in stroke quality of care and delivery of health services
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Research Unit, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 40:3328-35. 2009
    Limited information is available on the effect of age on stroke management and care delivery. Our aim was to determine whether access to stroke care, delivery of health services, and clinical outcomes after stroke are affected by age.
  9. ncbi The Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire: a new method to assess comorbidity for clinical and health services research
    Oliver Sangha
    University of Munich, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 49:156-63. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi [Empirical standard costs for health economic evaluation in Germany -- a proposal by the working group methods in health economic evaluation]
    C Krauth
    Abt Epidemiologie, Sozialmedizin und Gesundheitssystemforschung, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Gesundheitswesen 67:736-46. 2005
    ..and indirect cost components are considered, such as outpatient medical care, pharmaceuticals, non-physician health services, inpatient care, days of sick leave and early retirement due to sickness...
  11. pmc Catastrophic and poverty impacts of health payments: results from national household surveys in Thailand
    Supon Limwattananon
    Department of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 85:600-6. 2007
    ..To estimate the incidence and describe the profile of catastrophic expenditures and impoverishment due to household out-of-pocket payments, comparing the periods before and after the introduction of universal health care coverage (UC)...
  12. ncbi The effect of guided care teams on the use of health services: results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Chad Boult
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 693, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:460-6. 2011
    The effect of interdisciplinary primary care teams on the use of health services by patients with multiple chronic conditions is uncertain...
  13. ncbi Self-reports of health care utilization compared to provider records
    P L Ritter
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 204, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:136-41. 2001
    ..Thus, the likelihood of bias caused by differing demographic factors is low, but researchers should take into account that underreporting occurs and is likely to increase as utilization increases...
  14. ncbi Socio-economic status and the utilisation of physicians' services: results from the Canadian National Population Health Survey
    S Dunlop
    Pharmacia and Upjohn Pty Limited, Rydalmere, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 51:123-33. 2000
    ....
  15. pmc Inpatient health services utilization among HIV-infected adult patients in care 2002-2007
    Baligh R Yehia
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Room 435, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:397-404. 2010
    ..This study examines the frequency of inpatient hospitalization, the number of inpatient days, and factors associated with inpatient utilization in a multistate HIV cohort between 2002 and 2007...
  16. ncbi Do lower socioeconomic groups use more health services, because they suffer from more illnesses?
    Mariel Droomers
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:311-3. 2004
    ..The more diseases one suffers from, the higher the number of health care services attended. This study aims to examine the role this association plays in socio-economic differences in multiple health care utilization...
  17. pmc Socioeconomic patterns in the use of public and private health services and equity in health care
    Enrique Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:183. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to estimate the relation between socioeconomic position and health services use to determine whether the findings are compatible with the attainment of horizontal equity: equal use of ..
  18. ncbi Social determinants of health in Canada's immigrant population: results from the National Population Health Survey
    J R Dunn
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 51:1573-93. 2000
    ..The complexity of immigrants' experiences, combined with the inherent limitations of cross-sectional survey data are discussed as major limitations to this kind of research...
  19. pmc Gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the older adult population of Spain
    Aurea Redondo-Sendino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:155. 2006
    ..Compared to men, women report greater morbidity and make greater use of health-care services. This study examines potential determinants of gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the elderly...
  20. ncbi Health services use and health care costs of obese and nonobese individuals
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, Denver, CO 80237, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2135-40. 2004
    ..Obesity has clinical and economic consequences. Few studies have compared health care resource utilization between age- and sex-matched obese and nonobese persons...
  21. ncbi National health surveys and the behavioral model of health services use
    Ronald Max Andersen
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 46:647-53. 2008
    National health surveys have played an important role in the development of health services research. They have contributed to the advancement of concepts, methods, and the policy relevance of the field...
  22. pmc Do we have the right models for scaling up health services to achieve the Millennium Development Goals?
    Savitha Subramanian
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:336. 2011
    ..Yet countries scale up health services and progress against the MDGs at very different rates...
  23. pmc Vitamin D is associated with cognitive function in elders receiving home health services
    Jennifer S Buell
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:888-95. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D, 25(OH)D, and cognitive function...
  24. ncbi Is there equity in use of healthcare services among immigrants, their descendents, and ethnic Danes?
    Signe S Nielsen
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 40:260-70. 2012
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether differences in healthcare utilisation in immigrants, their descendents, and ethnic Danes could be explained by health status, socioeconomic factors, and integration...
  25. ncbi Somatization increases medical utilization and costs independent of psychiatric and medical comorbidity
    Arthur J Barsky
    Department of Psychiatry and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:903-10. 2005
    ..Somatoform disorders are an important determinant of medical care utilization, but their independent effect on utilization is difficult to determine because somatizing patients frequently have psychiatric and medical comorbidity...
  26. pmc Private sector, human resources and health franchising in Africa
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:274-9. 2005
    ..Poverty Thematic Reports on 22 countries in Africa, an assessment was made of the use of public and private health services, by asset quintile groups, for treatment of diarrhoea and acute respiratory infections, proxies for publicly ..
  27. pmc Examining inequities in incidence of catastrophic health expenditures on different healthcare services and health facilities in Nigeria
    Obinna Onwujekwe
    Health Policy Research Group, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria
    PLoS ONE 7:e40811. 2012
    ..The study estimated the level of catastrophic healthcare expenditures for different healthcare services and facilities and their distribution across socioeconomic status (SES) groups...
  28. ncbi The New Cooperative Medical Scheme in rural China: does more coverage mean more service and better health?
    Xiaoyan Lei
    China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Health Econ 18:S25-46. 2009
    ..Our study indicates that despite the wide expansion of coverage, the impact of the NCMS is still limited...
  29. pmc Health services utilization, work absenteeism and costs of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in Spain: a multicenter-longitudinal study
    Mariana Galante
    CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e31696. 2012
    ..We also estimated the economic impact on healthcare services...
  30. ncbi Herpes zoster burden of illness and health care resource utilisation in the Australian population aged 50 years and older
    Alicia N Stein
    CSL Limited, 45 Poplar Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Vaccine 27:520-9. 2009
    ..4 general practitioner consultations. Total costs to the health care system were estimated as approximately 32.8 million per year. The substantial burden of zoster and PHN highlights the potential benefit of zoster vaccination...
  31. ncbi Lost in transition? Access to and uptake of adult health services and outcomes for young people with type 1 diabetes in regional New South Wales
    Lin Perry
    Faculty of Nursing Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:444-9. 2010
    To document diabetes health services use and indices of glycaemic management of young people with type 1 diabetes from the time of their first contact with adult services, for those living in regional areas compared with those using ..
  32. pmc Knowledge-based changes to health systems: the Thai experience in policy development
    Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    International Health Policy Program Thailand, 376 Mooban Panya, Patanakan Road, Bangkok, 10250 Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 82:750-6. 2004
    ..Additionally, the media played a part in shaping the societal consensus on universal coverage...
  33. ncbi Asthma and posttraumatic stress symptoms 5 to 6 years following exposure to the World Trade Center terrorist attack
    Robert M Brackbill
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 302:502-16. 2009
    ..The World Trade Center Health Registry provides a unique opportunity to examine long-term health effects of a large-scale disaster...
  34. ncbi Chronic physical conditions and use of health services among persons with mental disorders: results from the Israel National Health Survey
    Daphna Levinson
    Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:226-32. 2008
    This study aimed to determine the association between common mental disorders and common chronic physical conditions and the contribution of mental disorders to the likelihood of being a higher user of health services.
  35. ncbi Utilization and expenditure at public and private facilities in 39 low-income countries
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:23-35. 2012
    ..To document the patterns of health service utilization and health payments at public and private facilities across countries...
  36. ncbi Subsyndromal depression: prevalence, use of health services and quality of life in an Australian population
    Robert D Goldney
    University of Adelaide, Department of Psychiatry, The Adelaide Clinic, 33 Park Terrace, 5081, Gilberton, South Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:293-8. 2004
    ..A study of the prevalence, use of services and quality of life of those with subsyndromal depression in a random and representative Australian population...
  37. ncbi Overuse of health care services in the United States: an understudied problem
    Deborah Korenstein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:171-8. 2012
    ..We performed an extensive search for studies of overuse of therapeutic procedures, diagnostic tests, and medications in the United States and describe the state of the literature...
  38. ncbi Inequality in household catastrophic health care expenditure in a low-income society of Iran
    Zahra Kavosi
    Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Health Policy Plan 27:613-23. 2012
    ..We assessed change in household catastrophic health care expenditures (CHE) and inequality in facing such expenditures in south-west Tehran...
  39. ncbi Ukraine: Health system review
    Valery Lekhan
    Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy
    Health Syst Transit 12:1-183, xiii-xiv. 2010
    ..HiTs examine different approaches to the organization, financing and delivery of health services and the role of the main actors in health systems; describe the institutional framework, process, content and ..
  40. pmc Intraurban differences in the use of ambulatory health services in a large brazilian city
    Maria Aparecida Turci
    Graduate Program in Public Health, Federal University Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    J Urban Health 87:994-1006. 2010
    ..This study aims to identify the determinants of health services utilization among adults in a large Brazilian city and intraurban disparities in health care use...
  41. ncbi Mutual health insurance in Rwanda: evidence on access to care and financial risk protection
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy 99:203-9. 2011
    ..has expanded mutual health insurance considerably in recent years, which has a great potential for making health services more accessible...
  42. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in the utilization of health services in a Dutch population: the contribution of health status
    J B van der Meer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 37:1-18. 1996
    The main question addressed here is to what extent socioeconomic differences in the utilization of health services in the Netherlands can be explained by health status...
  43. ncbi Socioeconomic status and utilization of health care services in Canada and the United States: findings from a binational health survey
    Debra L Blackwell
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Med Care 47:1136-46. 2009
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  44. ncbi "Getting me back on track": the role of outreach interventions in engaging and retaining people living with HIV/AIDS in medical care
    Serena Rajabiun
    Health and Disability Working Group, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02210, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:S20-9. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi The effect of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) on health service utilisation of a Chinese population
    Cindy L K Lam
    Family Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 3rd Floor, Ap Lei Chau Clinic, 161 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 55:1635-46. 2002
    ..It confirmed the clinical relevance of the SF-36 to a culture and health care system that is different from that of the United States where the instrument originated...
  46. ncbi Economic burden prior to COPD diagnosis: a matched case-control study in the United States
    Manabu Akazawa
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Respir Med 102:1744-52. 2008
    ..To understand the economic burden of COPD prior to diagnosis in the U.S., trends in utilization and costs during the period before initial COPD diagnosis were compared with matched controls...
  47. pmc Household catastrophic health expenditure: evidence from Georgia and its policy implications
    George Gotsadze
    Curatio International Foundation, 37d, I Chavchavadze ave, Tbilisi, 0179, Georgia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:69. 2009
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  48. ncbi Burden of illness in painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy: the patients' perspectives
    Mugdha Gore
    Avalon Health Solutions, Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    J Pain 7:892-900. 2006
    ..5% reported activity limitations; and 64.4% of patients who worked (N = 73) reported missing work/decreased work productivity due to painful DPN. Our results underscore a substantial patient-level burden among subjects with painful DPN...
  49. ncbi Health care quality, geographic variations, and the challenge of supply-sensitive care
    Elliott S Fisher
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hannover, NH 03755 3863, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 46:69-79. 2003
  50. ncbi Factors associated with the health care utilization of homeless persons
    M B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Box 0936, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA 285:200-6. 2001
    ..Homeless persons face numerous barriers to receiving health care and have high rates of illness and disability. Factors associated with health care utilization by homeless persons have not been explored from a national perspective...
  51. ncbi Weighted multimorbidity indexes predicted mortality, health service use, and health-related quality of life in older women
    Leigh Tooth
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:151-9. 2008
    ..To develop indexes of multimorbidity, based on self-reported data, to predict mortality, health service use, help with activities of daily living (ADL), and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in older women...
  52. pmc The private health sector in India
    Amit Sengupta
    BMJ 331:1157-8. 2005
  53. ncbi Postpartum depression and health services expenditures among employed women
    Rada K Dagher
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:210-5. 2012
    To investigate the association of postpartum depression with health services expenditures among employed women.
  54. ncbi The effect of strength and endurance training on gait, balance, fall risk, and health services use in community-living older adults
    D M Buchner
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 52:M218-24. 1997
    The study tested the effect of strength and endurance training on gait, balance, physical health status, fall risk, and health services use in older adults.
  55. ncbi Health services utilization and cost of retinitis pigmentosa
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624NBroadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:629-34. 2012
    To estimate annual per-patient health services utilization and costs of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in the United States.
  56. pmc Trends in health services utilization, medication use, and health conditions among older adults: a 2-year retrospective chart review in a primary care practice
    Ketan Vegda
    Primary Care Research Unit, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Room E3 49, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:217. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study is to measure older patients' use of health services, number of health conditions, and use of medications at the level of a primary care practice, and to ..
  57. pmc Striving for better health through health research in post-conflict Timor-Leste
    Nelson Martins
    Minister of Health, Democratic Republic of Timor Leste, Ministry of Health, Caicoli, Dili, Timor Leste
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:13. 2012
    ..We discuss the development of this initiative to build health research capacity within the context of Timor-Leste's health system, history and future goals...
  58. ncbi The economic impact of chronic diseases: how do households respond to shocks? Evidence from Russia
    Dele Olawale Abegunde
    World Health Organization, Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 66:2296-307. 2008
    ..These results have implications for policies regarding the financing of treatment and control of chronic diseases in the country studied...
  59. ncbi [Trends in social inequalities in health in Catalonia, Spain]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 137:60-5. 2011
    ..of social class inequalities in men and women in health status, health related behaviours and utilization of health services in Catalonia between 1994 and 2006...
  60. ncbi Trends in social class inequalities in the use of health care services within the Spanish National Health System, 1993-2006
    Laia Palencia
    CIBER de Epidemiología y Salut Pública CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Health Econ 14:211-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the trends and socio-economic inequalities in the use of health care services in Spain between 1993 and 2006...
  61. ncbi Pattern of health services use by immigrants from different regions of the world residing in Spain
    Belén Sanz
    National School of Public Health, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Avda Monforte de Lemos nº5, pabellón 7, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Public Health 56:567-76. 2011
    To determine immigrants' frequency of use of four health services by place of origin and compare it with that of the Spanish population.
  62. pmc Contracting for health services: effects of utilization and quality on the costs of the Basic Package of Health Services in Afghanistan
    Omid Ameli
    Tech Serve Program, Management Sciences for Health, Kabul, Afghanistan
    Bull World Health Organ 86:920-8. 2008
    To research the effects of changes in health service utilization and quality on the costs of the Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) in 13 provinces of Afghanistan.
  63. pmc Chiropractic episodes and the co-occurrence of chiropractic and health services use among older Medicare beneficiaries
    Paula A M Weigel
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 35:168-75. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to define and characterize episodes of chiropractic care among older Medicare beneficiaries and to evaluate the extent to which chiropractic services were used in tandem with conventional medicine...
  64. ncbi Understanding use of health services in conditional cash transfer programs: insights from qualitative research in Latin America and Turkey
    Michelle Adato
    Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033K St NW, Washington, DC 20006, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1921-9. 2011
    ..We conclude that impacts can be increased through a better understanding of multiple contextual influences on health care decisions, and greater attention to the health education components and complementary interventions...
  65. ncbi Influence of socioeconomic status, wealth and financial empowerment on gender differences in health and healthcare utilization in later life: evidence from India
    Kakoli Roy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mail Stop E 94, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1951-62. 2008
    ..Financial empowerment might confer older women the health advantage reflected in developed societies by enhancing a woman's ability to undertake primary and secondary prevention during the life course...
  66. ncbi Relation between depressed mood, somatic comorbidities and health service utilisation in older adults: results from the KORA-Age study
    Maria Elena Lacruz
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Age Ageing 41:183-90. 2012
    ..prior literature suggests that comorbidity with depression significantly worsens the health state of people with chronic diseases...
  67. ncbi Assessing the effects of removing user fees in Zambia and Niger
    Mylene Lagarde
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:30-6. 2012
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  68. ncbi Health services accreditation: what is the evidence that the benefits justify the costs?
    Virginia Mumford
    Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:606-20. 2013
    To identify and analyse research on the use of economic evaluation in health services accreditation.
  69. pmc Self-reported diabetes is associated with self-management behaviour: a cohort study
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:142. 2008
    ....
  70. pmc Australian families living with rare disease: experiences of diagnosis, health services use and needs for psychosocial support
    Matilda Anderson
    Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, Kids Research Institute, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 8:22. 2013
    ..Our aim was to develop a comprehensive survey to assess health, psychosocial and financial impacts on Australian families caring for a child with a rare disease...
  71. ncbi Analgesic usage for low back pain: impact on health care costs and service use
    Molly T Vogt
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1075-81. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional analysis of analgesic use by patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  72. pmc The impact of clinical social franchising on health services in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Naomi Beyeler
    Global Health Group, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e60669. 2013
    The private sector plays a large role in health services delivery in low- and middle-income countries; yet significant gaps remain in the quality and accessibility of private sector services...
  73. ncbi [Impact in the utilisation of the health services of socio-demographic variables, life-style and self-rated health by immigrant groups living in the Basque Country, Spain]
    Elena Rodríguez Alvarez
    Departamento de Enfermería I, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bizkaia
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:209-20. 2008
    ..The aim of this work is to identify the factors associated to the utilisation of the public health services of immigrant groups in the Basque Country.
  74. pmc Health care utilisation amongst Shenzhen migrant workers: does being insured make a difference?
    Jin Mou
    Shenzhen Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Shenzhen, 518020, Guangdong, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:214. 2009
    ....
  75. ncbi Who benefits from health services in South Africa?
    John Ele Ojo Ataguba
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Health Econ Policy Law 8:21-46. 2013
    ..comprehensively evaluates an aspect of current health system performance - the benefit incidence of health services. It seeks to understand how the benefits from using health services in South Africa are currently distributed ..
  76. pmc Community based study to compare the incidence and health services utilization pyramid for gastrointestinal, respiratory and dermal symptoms
    Nusrat Najnin
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:211. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology and rate these three major symptom complexes in order to improve our understanding of the health burden imposed by these symptoms...
  77. ncbi Use of health care services and satisfaction with care in people with multiple sclerosis in Stockholm County: a population-based study
    K Gottberg
    Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Mult Scler 14:962-71. 2008
    ..To explore and to describe the use of health, social, and informal care services and satisfaction with care in a population-based sample of people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) in Stockholm County...
  78. ncbi Access in health services research: the battle of the frameworks
    Thomas C Ricketts
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:274-80. 2005
    ..Access is an important concept in the study of the organization, financing and delivery of healthcare services. It is also an important political symbol and policy goal...
  79. ncbi Types and factor structure of barriers to utilization of health services among aging South Asians in Calgary, Canada
    Daniel W L Lai
    Faculty of Social Work, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Aging 29:249-58. 2010
    Elderly people from ethnic minority groups often experience different barriers in accessing health services. Studies have typically focused on combined groups of elderly immigrants or on large ethno-cultural minorities such as the ..
  80. pmc Health services utilization among South African women living with HIV and reporting sexual and substance-use risk behaviors
    Winnie K Luseno
    Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations and Interventions Research Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:257-64. 2010
    HIV health services are critical in sub-Saharan African where the burden of the HIV pandemic is devastating...
  81. ncbi What do patients want most from sexual health services?
    S Hitchings
    Department of Reproductive and Sexual Health, Enfield Primary Care Trust, Enfield, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 20:719-22. 2009
    ..78%), technical expertise (6.26%) or other patient-centred aspects of care. These findings, which represent patients' views, have important implications for service design...
  82. ncbi Hospital use and survival among Veterans Affairs beneficiaries
    Carol M Ashton
    Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1637-46. 2003
    ..We examined changes in the use of VA health services and survival from 1994 through 1998 among VA beneficiaries with serious chronic diseases...
  83. pmc Noncommunicable chronic disease in Bangladesh: overview of existing programs and priorities going forward
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 100:282-9. 2011
    ..This paper reviews existing NCD programs in Bangladesh and identifies key priorities for the country to help address the NCD burden...
  84. pmc The rural-urban divide: health services utilization among older Mexicans in Mexico
    Jennifer J Salinas
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus, Brownsville, Texas 78520 4956, USA
    J Rural Health 26:333-41. 2010
    ..Mexico...
  85. ncbi Call for a national plan for rare diseases
    Adam Jaffe
    Respiratory Department, Sydney Children s Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 46:2-4. 2010
    ..to plans developed internationally, to address the impacts of rare diseases on individuals, the community and health services. Rare diseases often present in childhood, many are chronic, some life threatening and others associated with ..
  86. ncbi Estimation of the determinants of household health care expenditures in Nepal with controls for endogenous illness and provider choice
    Jeffrey J Rous
    Department of Economics, University of North Texas, USA
    Health Econ 12:431-51. 2003
    ....
  87. pmc Inequalities in health care use and expenditures: empirical data from eight developing countries and countries in transition
    M Makinen
    Abt Associates Inc, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:55-65. 2000
    ..The studies measure inequality in the use of and spending on health services. Richer groups are found to have a higher probability of obtaining care when sick, to be more likely to be ..
  88. ncbi What do we know about men's help-seeking and health service use?
    James A Smith
    University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:81-3. 2006
    Men seek help and use health services less frequently than women do. Men's help-seeking practices and health service use are complex issues involving biological, psychological and sociological considerations...
  89. pmc Threads and yarns: weaving the tapestry of comorbidity
    Barbara Starfield
    Ann Fam Med 4:101-3. 2006
  90. ncbi An assessment of the implementation of the Health Care Funds for the Poor policy in rural Vietnam
    Nguyen Xuan Thanh
    Institute of Health Economics, 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5J 3N4
    Health Policy 98:58-64. 2010
    ..for the Poor (HCFP) policy which offered free public health care services to help the poor access public health services and reduce their health care expenditure (HCE)...
  91. pmc Health service utilization in IBD: comparison of self-report and administrative data
    Teresa Longobardi
    University of Manitoba IBD Clinical and Research Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:137. 2011
    ..The reliability of self-report regarding health care utilization in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is unknown. If proven reliable, it could help justify self-report as a means of determining health care utilization and associated costs...
  92. ncbi [Importance of chronic musculoskeletal problems in the population of Catalonia (Spain): prevalence and effect on self-perceived health, activity restriction and use of health services]
    Maria Jesús Pueyo
    Plan Director de Enfermedades Reumáticas y del Aparato Locomotor y Plan de Salud, Dirección General de Planificación y Evaluación, Departamento de Salud, Generalitat de Cataluña, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 26:30-6. 2012
    To determine the importance of chronic musculoskeletal problems in the adult population of Catalonia (Spain) and their effect on self-perceived health, activity restriction and use of health services.
  93. pmc Coping strategies for financial burdens in families with childhood pneumonia in Bangladesh
    Nadia I Alamgir
    James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, 66 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 10:622. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the out-of pocket expenditure and coping strategies adopted by families of children admitted in a hospital in Bangladesh with pneumonia...
  94. pmc Health service providers in Somalia: their readiness to provide malaria case-management
    Abdisalan M Noor
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI, Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 8:100. 2009
    ..The readiness of the public health sector to provide malaria case-management in Somalia, a country where there has been no functioning central government for almost two decades, was investigated...
  95. ncbi The direct medical costs of undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Douglas W Mapel
    Lovelace Clinic Foundation, Albuquerque, NM 87106 4264, USA
    Value Health 11:628-36. 2008
    ..To estimate the costs of undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by describing inpatient, outpatient, and pharmacy utilization in the years before and after the diagnosis...
  96. ncbi Investing in big ideas: utilisation and cost of Medicare Allied Health services in Australia under the Chronic Disease Management initiative in primary care
    Robyn P Cant
    Monash University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Churchill, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:468-74. 2011
    To critically examine utilisation of the 13 allied health services provided through Medicare Chronic Disease Management program and related general practitioner (GP) care planning initiatives.
  97. pmc Physical accessibility and utilization of health services in Yemen
    Abdullah Al-Taiar
    Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Int J Health Geogr 9:38. 2010
    Assessment of physical access to health services is extremely important for planning...
  98. pmc Inequalities in health and health service utilisation among reproductive age women in St. Petersburg, Russia: a cross-sectional study
    Tatiana Dubikaytis
    St Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies, 193015 Kirochnaja ul, 41, St Petersburg, Russia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:307. 2010
    ..During this time, extensive reforms have taken place in the organisation of health services, including the development of the private sector...
  99. ncbi Elevated healthcare utilisation in young adult males with obstructive sleep apnoea
    H Reuveni
    Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur Respir J 31:273-9. 2008
    ..Compared with middle-aged males with obstructive sleep apnoea, in whom increased expenditure was related to cardiovascular disease and body mass index, utilisation was not related to any specific disease in younger cases...
  100. pmc Effect of allergic rhinitis on the use and cost of health services by children with asthma
    Hye Young Kang
    Graduate School of Public Health, Institute of Health Services Research, Yonsei University, 250 Seongsanno, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 49:521-9. 2008
    Allergic rhinitis (AR) is common among children with asthma and exacerbates asthma symptoms. To assess the incremental utilization and cost of asthma-related health services due to concomitant AR among asthmatic children.
  101. ncbi Health care utilization in the 10 years prior to diagnosis in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients
    J Ronald
    Sleep Disorders Centre, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sleep 22:225-9. 1999
    ..Use of health services was significantly higher in 7 of 10 years prior to diagnosis...

Research Grants76

  1. REHABILITATION AND FUNCTION RECOVERY AFTER HIP FRACTURE
    Yuchi Young; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings will be useful for developing intervention programs to improve functional independence among elderly hip fracture patients. ..
  2. Psychosocial Determinants of Nutrient Intake in Girls
    Ruth Striegel Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Adult weight was also measured. Results from our secondary analyses will be useful for interventions aimed at improving nutritional health. ..
  3. Effectiveness of Guided Self-Help for Binge Eating
    Ruth Striegel Moore; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These disorders also are associated with elevated health services utilization, yet these services rarely target the eating disorder (ED) specifically...
  4. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  5. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  6. EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMA
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..gender-related asthma management problems, higher levels of physical functioning, fewer days of missed work, increased satisfaction with their quality of life, less frequent symptoms, and reduced use of health services.
  7. PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF GLAUCOMA AMONG THE VERY ELDERLY
    David Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the interactions between comorbidities (including cognitive deficits) and visual field loss will be explored. ..
  8. Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use Disorders
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Estimate the effects of alcohol use disorders on health services utilization including emergency room episodes, injuries requiring medical care, inpatient hospital episodes, ..
  9. Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and Application
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. Epidemiology and Care of Comorbid Obesity and Depression
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..weight loss, nutrient intake, physical activity, depressive symptoms, functional impairment and disability in the two groups of women with comorbid obesity and depression randomly assigned to the two different intervention programs ..
  11. Pilot Trial of Peer Support for Bipolar Disorder
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL SERVICES & INTERVENTIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
  13. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  14. Can Longitudinal Population-Based Data Help to Personalize Depression Treatment?
    Gregory E Simon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose a set of targeted methodologic studies to prepare for a multi-site research consortium focused on predicting response to specific depression treatments. ..
  15. Three Methods for Costing Methadone Treatment Services
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Improving Safety Culture and Outcomes in Healthcare
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Adapting a Medical Self-Management Program for a Community Mental Health Center
    Benjamin Druss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, it will provide a sustainable, scalable model for improving medical self-management in a highly vulnerable population. ..
  18. Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among Latinos
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Service Use by Men on Methadone Commiting Partner Abuse
    Elwin Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will provide pilot findings for the development of an R01 study testing the efficacy of an intervention designed to increase service utilization among men attending MMTPs who perpetrate IPV. ..
  20. Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College Campuses
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
  21. Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth- STORY
    David Janicke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings will provide critical information for planning the R18 RCT. ..
  22. DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS IN PRIMARY CARE AND WORK SETTINGS
    Benjamin Druss; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The proposed K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award outlines a program of training and health services research studying the impact of depressive disorders outside of the specialty mental health sector...
  23. A Randomized Trial of Home Self-Efficacy Enhancement
    Anthony Jerant; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings will help policymakers, payers, and providers identify which interventions to implement. ..
  24. HIV Among Rural Latino Gay Men and MSM in the Southeast
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study findings also will help shape new multilevel intervention approaches and strategies to reduce the disproportionate HIV/AIDS disease burden of Latino men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Informal Caregiving & Medical Adherence Among HIV+ IDUs
    Amy Knowlton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Study findings will contribute to the identification of appropriate targets and approaches for the behavioral adherence intervention. ..
  26. Economic Evaluation of Addiction Services
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..D. on issues related to substance abuse and mental health services for adolescents; and with Michael T. French, Ph.D. and Milton C. Weinstein, Ph.D...
  27. Natural History of Attempts to Stop Smoking
    John R Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  28. Modeling Benefits and Costs of Prison-Based Substance Abuse Treatment
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2005a). Results will help policy makers make better judgments about the allocation of funding to prison-based drug treatment resources. ..
  29. Novel HIV Prevention for African American, Methamphetamine-Involved Male Couples
    Elwin Wu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Donald McVinney from the Harm Reduction Coalition. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Analysis of the Cardiac Access Study
    Thomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. NIDA SWRD Programs' Promising New Investigators Meeting
    Elwin Wu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Service Use, ATI Program Outcomes, and Pro-Social Change
    Elwin Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study will be conducted by Dr. Elwin Wu and Dr. Nabila EI-Bassel of the Social Intervention Group at the Columbia University School of Social Work. ..
  33. Child Welfare, Drug Abuse and Intergenerational Risk
    Philip McCallion; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. C-CAPRELA: Cervical Cancer Prevention for Latinas
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..developing effective interventions to reduce those disparities, and facilitating intervention delivery." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. MANAGED CARE AND HEALTH CARE MARKETS
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Race, Ethnicity and Quality of Health Care for Newborns
    Laurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our work will focus on Black-White differences, disparities for Hispanics (including subgroups like Mexican and Puerto Rican), and disparities for Asian and Pacific Islanders. ..
  37. TREATMENT AND CLINICAL COURSE OF COMPLEX PTSD
    Julian Ford; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..psychopathology and psychotherapy, (d) psychometric theory and instrument development; (e) psychotherapy and health services outcome research methodology; and (f) multivariate biostatistical theory and methods...
  38. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF ALCOHOL TREATMENT
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. CONTEXT AND EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO MODELS OF SVC DELIVERY
    Christine Grella; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These data will provide a multilevel context in which to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the two models of service delivery. ..
  40. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Internal Barriers to Seeking Smoking Cessation Treatment
    John Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our results will suggest messages for media campaigns and for clinicians to use to motivate smokers to access proven treatments. ..
  42. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  43. Gender Differences in a Follow-up of Opiate Users in CA
    Christine Grella; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..drug treatment utilization and other social interventions and associated outcomes; health status and health services utilization; and predictors and correlates of mortality...
  44. EVALUATION OF A CIGARETTE SUBSTITUTE
    John Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We believe it imperative to begin studying these substitutes so that, unlike low-tar/low nicotine cigarettes, we will know whether their introduction is good or bad for public health. ..
  45. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  46. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  47. Gradual vs Abrupt Cessation Treatment for Smoking
    John Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will be the first large, systematic test of gradual vs. abrupt cessation. ..
  48. Prevention of Depression Among Pre-Adolescent Youth
    CAROLYN MC CARTY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The data collected will form the basis for a future R-01 research proposal to study an expanded application of the prevention program that will be generated. ..
  49. E-Technology to Enhance Addiction Counselor Helping
    Mary Jo Larson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With staff and faculty from social work, psychology, nursing and psychiatry, project publications will be broadly disseminated among all counseling disciplines and the regional ATI-C programs. ..
  50. Diabetes and Drug-Associated Hyperkalemia: Effect of Laboratory Monitoring
    Marsha Raebel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings will also assist in developing a framework for future studies to evaluate the effects and costs of medication-laboratory monitoring among patients with diabetes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. TEST OF A DISSONANCE EATING DISORDER PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Eric Stice; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, the proposed study should be the definitive test of this new promising eating disorder prevention program and should significantly advance our knowledge regarding the prevention of this pervasive psychiatric problem. ..
  52. Metabolic Syndrome in Adult Survivors of Childhood ALL
    James Gurney; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated Telehealth
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Direct and indirect costs will be assessed. Study B will assess integration in primary care, for example by measuring impact on continuity of care, adherence to well-child visit schedules and immunization rates. ..
  54. Early Combined Intervention After Traumatic Injury
    Douglas F Zatzick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..advisory committee that will integrate study findings into ongoing policy discussions surrounding the adoption of sustainable acute mental health services for diverse injured survivors of individual and mass trauma.
  55. Preventing Psychiatric Sequelae of Traumatic Injury
    Murray Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings will provide justification for and information about optimal parameters (e.g., subject selection; sample size; dose and duration) for a future randomized controlled trial (RCT). ..
  56. Pharmacological fMRI to Identify New Anxiolytics: A Human Bioassay
    Murray Stein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Enhancing the development of new treatments for anxiety is a public health priority. The projects proposed in this application have the potential to achieve this important aim. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. POPULATION-BASED MANAGEMENT OF DEPRESSION
    Gregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e. 12-18 mos) Incremental cost and cost-effectiveness of each intervention program compared to care as usual. ..
  58. Indicated Prevention with At-Risk Gamblers
    Mary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, there is virtually no research evaluating mediators or moderators of gambling intervention efficacy. ..
  59. Planning for a CTSA Application at the University of Connecticut
    Judith Fifield; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. DRUG ABUSE, VIOLENCE, AND HIV/AIDS IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  61. HOSTILITY, MARITAL INTERACTION AND HEALTH IN AGING
    Timothy Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., fluid and crystallized intelligence). The long-term goal of the research is to identify potentially modifiable determinants of cardiovascular risk, marital adjustment, and cognitive aging in adulthood. ..
  62. Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision Rehabilitation
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. DIRECTLY OBSERVED HAART FOR ACTIVE SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    Timothy Flanigan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The ACASI questionnaire will be administered and sera collected for laboratory assays at baseline, 1,3,6,9,12,15,18,21, and 24 months. ..
  64. Dental Coverage Transistions, Utilization and Retirement
    RICHARD MANSKI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results obtained from this project will establish the independent effect of dental coverage on dental use and as a consequence provide important and timely information for policy makers. ..
  65. PACE+--COUNSELING ADOLESCENTS FOR EXERCISE AND NUTRITION
    Kevin Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The PACE+ intervention is particularly innovative in that 3 components--computer, provider counseling, and an extended home-based intervention--are unified through a common theoretical framework. ..
  66. Alcohol Research Collabortive: Peer Programs
    Mary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. Informal Care of Older Adults and Medicare Expenditures
    COURTNEY VAN HOUTVEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. New Methods of Studying Aging, Health and Longevity: Combining Longitudinal Data
    ANATOLIY I YASHIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  69. Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
    Richard A Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A new method for estimating surgical risk will improve patient safety and assist in surgical decision-making, informed consent, monitoring surgical products, &improving quality assessment. ..
  70. Pathways into Services for Alcohol and Drug Disorders
    Mark J Edlund; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..only a particular service sector, we propose to study the interactions among substance abuse services, mental health services, and primary care services, with the ultimate focus on substance abuse services...
  71. ADULT THERAPEUTIC CLINICAL TRIALS PROGRAM FOR HIV/AIDS
    Timothy Flanigan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This clinical site will be able to contribute to the agenda of long term viral suppression in all compartments utilizing combination therapies, particularly among women and hard to reach populations. ..
  72. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  73. Molecular Genetics of Inattention in Australia
    THEODORE CICERO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This will be at a marked cost savings due to the employment of existing well-characterized samples and the long history of collaborative studies between investigators from Australia and the United States. ..
  74. Sensory Impairment, Functional Status and Mortality
    David Lee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..