James W Davis
Affiliation: Hawaii Medical Service Association
- Health disparities in 30 indicators of recommended clinical careJames W Davis
John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI, USA
J Healthc Qual 28:32-41. 2006..Patients seeing physicians who treated a high volume of patients generally received better care. The variations in recommended care suggest potential targets for healthcare quality improvements...
- Major depression associated with rates of cardiovascular disease state transitionsJames Davis
Hawaii Medical Service Association, 818 Keeaumoku St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Am J Manag Care 14:125-8. 2008..To compare patients with and without major depression with respect to their rates of transition to several stages of cardiovascular disease progression...
- Factors affecting the influenza vaccination of high risk adults in Hawai'iJames W Davis
Hawai i Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
Hawaii Med J 68:50-4. 2009..The results suggest multiple reasons that high risk adults may fail to become vaccinated. Better understanding barriers may lead to improved strategies to improve influenza vaccination rates...
- Prevalence of comorbid conditions with aging among patients with diabetes and cardiovascular diseaseJames W Davis
University of Hawai i John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, USA
Hawaii Med J 70:209-13. 2011..The objectives were to develop a methodology to understand the prevalence of medically complex patients, and to apply the methodology to examine patients with one or more of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and heart disease...
- Identifying characteristics of patients with low urgency emergency department visits in a managed care settingJames W Davis
Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Manag Care 19:38-44. 2010..Low urgency ED visits could include visits that require an ED setting but for less severe conditions than high urgency ED visits...
- Variations in clinical practice among the Hawaiian islandsJames W Davis
Department of Care Management, Hawai i Medical Service Association, Honolulu 96814, USA
Hawaii Med J 65:226-30. 2006..More focused geographic studies may be warranted to clarify where and why the variations in health care occur...
- Initial antihypertensive prescriptions, switching patterns and adherence among insured patients in Hawai'iKikikipa Kretzer
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Hawaii Med J 67:96-99, 111. 2008..Practice patterns were investigated for an insured population to determine if prescribing patterns, switching, and relative adherence by drug class for first-line antihypertensive medications adhered to national guidelines...
- Screening rates and characteristics of health plan members who respond to screening remindersJun Zhu
Hawaii Medical Service Association, Care Management, PO Box 860, Honolulu, HI 96808 0860
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A56. 2006..Although evidence has shown that reminder programs improve preventive screening rates, this study is one of the first to examine the characteristics of health plan members who respond to screening reminders...
- Antihypertensive adherence and drug class among Asian Pacific AmericansDeborah A Taira
Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Ethn Health 12:265-81. 2007..The objective of this study is to identify predictors of adherence for specific groups, particularly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders...
- The impact of seeing physicians new to a patient on the response to screening remindersJun Zhu
Hawaii Medical Service Association an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Honolulu, HI 96808 0860, USA
Med Care 44:908-13. 2006..This study examined the associations between the characteristics of physicians visited after the reminders were sent and the health screenings received for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers, and for diabetes and cholesterol...
- Factors associated with poor glycemic control or wide glycemic variability among diabetes patients in Hawaii, 2006-2009Deborah Taira Juarez
College of Pharmacy, University of Hawaii, 677 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 1025, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:120065. 2012..The objective of this study was to identify factors associated with sustained poor glycemic control, some glycemic variability, and wide glycemic variability among diabetes patients over 3 years...
- Socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer screening in HawaiiTimothy Halliday
John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Saunders Hall 533, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A91. 2007..Our objective was to analyze the relationship between income and mammography screening for members enrolled in a large health plan in Hawaii...
- Factors associated with place of death for elderly Japanese-American men: the Honolulu Heart Program and Honolulu-Asia Aging StudyChristina L Bell
Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:714-8. 2009..Attitudes of elderly Japanese Americans and their families regarding place of care at the end of life, particularly in the setting of dementia, merit future study...
- Using quantile regression to assess disparities in medication adherenceDeborah T Juarez
College of Pharmacy, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI, USA
Am J Health Behav 38:53-62. 2014..To examine racial/ethnic disparities in medication adherence between Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and Whites...
- Followup after an emergency department visit for asthma: urban/rural patternsKelley Withy
University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Ethn Dis 18:S2-247-51. 2008..As a proxy measure of access to care, researchers examined the rate of office visits after emergency department (ED) treatment for asthma between rural and urban areas and pediatric and adult patients in Hawaii...
- Self identity through Ho'oponopono as adjunctive therapy for hypertension managementKikikipa Kretzer
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96824, USA
Ethn Dis 17:624-8. 2007..The objective of this study was to determine if Self Identity through Ho'oponopono along with standard medical therapy might better control hypertension than standard therapy alone...
- Emerging bone health issues in women with breast cancer in Hawai'iJennifer Fu Carney
John A Burns School of Medicine, Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai i, University of Hawai i, USA
Hawaii Med J 66:164-6. 2007..This study addresses adjuvant chemotherapy among women with early stage breast cancer and related issues of bone health in Hawai'i...
- The relationship between ethnicity and obesity in Asian and Pacific Islander populations: a literature reviewJames Davis
John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Ethn Dis 14:111-8. 2004..Based upon our review of the literature, we conclude that further research is necessary to address the relationship between ethnicity and obesity risk factors in Asian and Pacific Islander populations...
- Prevalence of breastfeeding among a multiethnic population in HawaiiSylvia R Pager
Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1380 Lusitana St, Ste 90, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Ethn Dis 18:S2-215-8. 2008..The purpose of this study, conducted in a multiethnic population in Hawaii, was to estimate the prevalence of breastfeeding at six months of age, exclusive and otherwise, as well as to identify positively and negatively associated factors...
- Missed well-child care visits, low continuity of care, and risk of ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations in young childrenJeffrey O Tom
Kaiser Center for Health Research Hawaii, 501 Alakawa Street, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1052-8. 2010....
- Excellence in research and education at the John A. Burns School of Medicine: a tribute to Edwin Cadman's visionT S Shomaker
University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Hawaii Med J 64:263-9. 2005
- Cervical spinal cord injury and the need for cardiovascular interventionJohn F Bilello
Department of Surgery, University Medical Center, University of California San Francisco Fresno Campus, 93702, USA
Arch Surg 138:1127-9. 2003..The level of cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) can be used to predict the need for a cardiovascular intervention...