Darrell J Gaskin
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Residential segregation and the availability of primary care physiciansDarrell J Gaskin
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Health Serv Res 47:2353-76. 2012..To examine the association between residential segregation and geographic access to primary care physicians (PCPs) in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)...
- The economic costs of pain in the United StatesDarrell J Gaskin
Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Pain 13:715-24. 2012..Our estimates are conservative because they do not include costs associated with pain for nursing home residents, children, military personnel, and persons who are incarcerated...
- Residential segregation and disparities in health care services utilizationDarrell J Gaskin
Department of Health Policy and Management, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Med Care Res Rev 69:158-75. 2012..Therefore, efforts to improve access to health care services and to eliminate health care disparities for African Americans and Hispanics should not only focus on individual-level factors but also include community-level factors...
- Health status and access to care for children with special health care needsDarrell J Gaskin
Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:29-35. 2005..About 11-14% of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) have unmet needs during a given year. Little is known about the determinants of unmet health care needs for CSHCN...
- Do minority patients use lower quality hospitals?Darrell J Gaskin
Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Suite 441, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Inquiry 48:209-20. 2011..Analysts and policymakers should be cautious when making generalizations about the overall service quality of hospitals that treat minority patients...
- An exploration of relative health stock in advanced cancer patientsDarrell J Gaskin
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Med Decis Making 24:614-24. 2004..Specifically, they estimated the effect of relative health stock on advanced cancer patients' decisions to participate in phase I clinical trials...
- Exploring racial and ethnic disparities in prescription drug spending and use among Medicare beneficiariesDarrell J Gaskin
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:96-111. 2006..Little is known about why minority Medicare beneficiaries spend less on and use fewer prescription drugs than white Medicare beneficiaries...
- Do diabetic patients living in racially segregated neighborhoods experience different access and quality of care?Kitty S Chan
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Med Care 50:692-9. 2012..Place of residence, particularly residential segregation, has been implicated in health and health care disparities. However, prior studies have not focused on care for diabetes, a prevalent condition for minority populations...
- Are there racial disparities in psychotropic drug use and expenditures in a nationally representative sample of men in the United States? Evidence from the Medical Expenditure Panel SurveyGeraldine Pierre
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Mens Health 8:82-90. 2014..Consistent with previous literature, racial and ethnic disparities in the use of psychotropic drugs present problems of access to mental health care and services...
- Perceived discrimination and adherence to medical care in a racially integrated communitySarah Stark Casagrande
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:389-95. 2007..Past research indicates that access to health care and utilization of services varies by sociodemographic characteristics, but little is known about racial differences in health care utilization within racially integrated communities...
- The Association Between Educational Attainment and Diabetes Among Men in the United StatesSHANTA M WHITAKER
Program for Research on Men s Health, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Mens Health 8:349-56. 2014..Identifying why educational attainment is associated with diabetes outcomes in some racial/ethnic groups but not others is essential for diabetes treatment and management. ..
- Socioeconomic disparities for hearing-impaired children in the United StatesEmily F Boss
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Laryngoscope 121:860-6. 2011..This study aims to evaluate disparities in socioeconomic status and healthcare utilization in hearing-impaired children using a nationally representative sample...
- Examining racial and ethnic disparities in site of usual source of careDarrell J Gaskin
Morgan Hopkins Center of Health Disparities Solutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 99:22-30. 2007..Therefore, in addition to focusing on provider-patient relationships, perhaps future research and policymakers should focus on system-level factors to explain and increase minority use of care in private physicians' offices...
- The contribution of social and environmental factors to race differences in dental services useColby H Eisen
Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway Ste 441, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
J Urban Health 92:415-21. 2015..Within this low-income racially integrated sample, African Americans participated in dental services more than whites. Place of living is an important factor to consider when seeking to understand race differences in dental service use...
- Racial Residential Segregation and Disparities in Obesity among WomenKelly M Bower
Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Urban Health 92:843-52. 2015..In order to address the disparately high rates of obesity among black women, health policies need to address the economic, political, and social forces that produce racially segregated neighborhoods...
- Community characteristics and mortality: the relative strength of association of different community characteristicsKitty S Chan
All of the authors are with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Am J Public Health 104:1751-8. 2014..We compared the strength of association between average 5-year county-level mortality rates and area-level measures, including air quality, sociodemographic characteristics, violence, and economic distress...
- The intersection of neighborhood racial segregation, poverty, and urbanicity and its impact on food store availability in the United StatesKelly M Bower
Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Department of Community and Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
Prev Med 58:33-9. 2014..Neighborhood racial residential segregation, poverty, and urbanicity independently affect food store availability, but the interactions among them have not been studied...
- Level of evidence of the value of care in federally qualified health centers for policy makingKevin Frick
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Prog Community Health Partnersh 1:75-82. 2007..Not all cost-effectiveness studies employ formal peer-reviewed methodologies. A review of the literature on CHCs' cost effectiveness is necessary to assess whether a higher level of evidence is needed to guide future policy...
- Projecting Primary Care Use in the Medicaid Expansion Population: Evidence for Providers and Policy MakersEric T Roberts
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Med Care Res Rev 72:515-61. 2015..Efforts to expand access to primary care should focus on where providers practice, rather than simply training more providers. ..
- Estimating annual medical and out-of-pocket expenditures associated with traumatic injuries in the United StatesSuliman Alghnam
From the Department of Health Policy and Management S A, R C, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Health Policy and Management D G, and Health, Behavior and Society R T, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland and Population Health D V, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 80:258-64. 2016..Therefore, we used a nationally representative sample to evaluate the association between injuries and health expenditures among a nationally representative US sample...
- The Moderating Role of Gender in the Relationship Between Tobacco Outlet Exposure and Tobacco Use Among African American Young AdultsQiana Brown
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
Prev Sci 17:338-46. 2016....
- Differences in the rates of patient safety events by payer: implications for providers and policymakersChristine S Spencer
College of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Med Care 53:524-9. 2015..However, less is known about the extent to which disparities reflect differences in the places where patients obtain care, versus disparities in the quality of care provided to different groups of patients in the same hospital...
- The determinants of HMOs' contracting with hospitals for bypass surgeryDarrell J Gaskin
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Serv Res 37:963-84. 2002..However, are HMOs compromising quality to lower costs? To address this and other questions we identify factors that influence HMOs' selective contracting for coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)...
- Caregivers' ratings of access: do children with special health care needs fare better under fee-for-service or partially capitated managed care?Jean M Mitchell
Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, USA
Med Care 45:146-53. 2007....
- Plan choice and changes in access to care over time for SSI-eligible children with disabilitiesPamela N Roberto
US Government Accountability Office, USA
Inquiry 42:145-59. 2005..Possible explanations for the deterioration in access associated with FFS include the lack of case management services, lower reimbursement relative to the partially capitated managed care plan, and provider availability...
- Partially capitated managed care versus FFS for special needs childrenCynthia R Schuster
THE RAND CORPORATION, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 28:109-23. 2007..We attribute much of these disparities in use of therapeutic services at school to the availability of case management and coordination that is an integral component of the partially capitated MCP...
- Health supervision visits among SSI-eligible children in the D.C. Medicaid program: a comparison of enrollees in fee-for-service and partially capitated managed careJean M Mitchell
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Inquiry 45:198-214. 2008..Moreover, we find that selection due to unobservable characteristics does not significantly bias the estimated program effects...
- Do children receiving Supplemental Security Income who are enrolled in Medicaid fare better under a fee-for-service or comprehensive capitation model?Jean M Mitchell
Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
Pediatrics 114:196-204. 2004..Little research has examined how children with SHCN who qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) fare under managed care versus the fee-for-service (FFS) system...
- The correlation between patient characteristics and expectations of benefit from Phase I clinical trialsKevin P Weinfurt
Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
Cancer 98:166-75. 2003..The authors examined a range of patient characteristics to determine which factors were associated with greater expectations of benefit from Phase I trials...
- Factors affecting plan choice and unmet need among supplemental security income eligible children with disabilitiesJean M Mitchell
Georgetown Public Policy Institute, 3520 Prospect St NW, Room 423, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Health Serv Res 40:1379-99. 2005....
- Hospitals' care of uninsured patients during the 1990s: the relation of teaching status and managed care to changes in market share and market concentrationJoel S Weissman
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare System, Boston 02114, USA
Inquiry 40:84-93. 2003..all patients) was greater in areas with high managed care levels than in areas with low managed care levels (p < .01). These results have implications for the design of payment policies for indigent care...