George L Jackson

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Veterans Affairs primary care organizational characteristics associated with better diabetes control
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:225-37. 2005
  2. pmc Using NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology to measure the quality of colorectal cancer care in the veterans health administration
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:431-41. 2013
  3. pmc Quality of nonmetastatic colorectal cancer care in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3176-81. 2010
  4. pmc Collaborating across the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense to integrate mental health and chaplaincy services
    Jason A Nieuwsma
    Mental Health and Chaplaincy, Department of Veterans Affairs, Mid Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:885-94. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Employment of mid-level providers in primary care and control of diabetes
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 5:25-31. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Do the benefits of participation in a hypertension self-management trial persist after patients resume usual care?
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:269-75. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Use of psychosocial support services among male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients
    Natia S Hamilton
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:242-53. 2011
  8. pmc Colorectal Cancer Statistics From the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 15:e199-e204. 2016
  9. pmc Utilization of hospital-based chaplain services among newly diagnosed male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients
    Leah L Zullig
    Health Services Research and Development 152, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Relig Health 53:498-510. 2014
  10. pmc Simultaneous control of intermediate diabetes outcomes among Veterans Affairs primary care patients
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1050-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Veterans Affairs primary care organizational characteristics associated with better diabetes control
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:225-37. 2005
    ..To examine organizational features of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care programs hypothesized to be associated with better diabetes control, as indicated by hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) levels...
  2. pmc Using NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology to measure the quality of colorectal cancer care in the veterans health administration
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:431-41. 2013
    ..NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology were successfully used to develop a measurement system for a VHA research-operations quality improvement partnership...
  3. pmc Quality of nonmetastatic colorectal cancer care in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3176-81. 2010
    ..We measured the quality of nonmetastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) care in VA as indicated by concordance with National Comprehensive Cancer Network practice guidelines (six indicators) and timeliness of care (three indicators)...
  4. pmc Collaborating across the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense to integrate mental health and chaplaincy services
    Jason A Nieuwsma
    Mental Health and Chaplaincy, Department of Veterans Affairs, Mid Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:885-94. 2014
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  5. doi request reprint Employment of mid-level providers in primary care and control of diabetes
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 5:25-31. 2011
    ..Examine potential associations between inclusion of mid-level providers in United States Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care programs and diabetes control...
  6. doi request reprint Do the benefits of participation in a hypertension self-management trial persist after patients resume usual care?
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:269-75. 2014
    ..The purpose of this article is to examine clinical and economic outcomes 18 months after completion of a hypertension self-management trial...
  7. doi request reprint Use of psychosocial support services among male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients
    Natia S Hamilton
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:242-53. 2011
    ..65, 95% confidence interval [0.43, 0.97]). The majority of patients in the VA receive some type of psychosocial service at the time of CRC diagnosis...
  8. pmc Colorectal Cancer Statistics From the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 15:e199-e204. 2016
    ..We describe veterans with incident CRC in terms of their patient and tumor characteristics and mortality...
  9. pmc Utilization of hospital-based chaplain services among newly diagnosed male Veterans Affairs colorectal cancer patients
    Leah L Zullig
    Health Services Research and Development 152, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Relig Health 53:498-510. 2014
    ..017; 95 % CI = 0.999-1.035), younger age (age OR = 0.979; 95 % CI = 0.964-0.996), and later cancer stage (early stage OR = 0.743; 95 % CI = 0.559-0.985). Chaplain services are most utilized by younger, sicker patients...
  10. pmc Simultaneous control of intermediate diabetes outcomes among Veterans Affairs primary care patients
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1050-6. 2006
    ..The degree to which these intermediate outcomes are simultaneously controlled has not been extensively described...
  11. pmc Transportation: a vehicle or roadblock to cancer care for VA patients with colorectal cancer?
    Leah L Zullig
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, NC 27705, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 11:60-5. 2012
    ..Patients must have transportation to the treatment site before they can access appropriate cancer care. This article describes factors associated with patients experiencing transportation-related barriers to accessing cancer care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Concordance between self-reported race/ethnicity and that recorded in a Veteran Affairs electronic medical record
    Natia S Hamilton
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    N C Med J 70:296-300. 2009
    ..This study examines the degree of concordance between administratively recorded race/ethnicity and the criterion standard of self-reported race/ethnicity at a tertiary care Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in North Carolina...
  13. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic and educational-level differences in diabetes care experiences in primary care
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:39-44. 2008
    ....
  14. pmc Cancer incidence among patients of the U.S. Veterans Affairs Health Care System
    Leah L Zullig
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Mil Med 177:693-701. 2012
    ..S. cancer cases). Our objective was to provide the first comprehensive description of cancer incidence as reported in VACCR...
  15. pmc Open-label randomized trial of titrated disease management for patients with hypertension: Study design and baseline sample characteristics
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 50:5-15. 2016
    ..6mmHg. This trial will determine if a disease management program that is titrated by matching the intensity of resources to patients' BP control leads to superior outcomes compared to a low-intensity management strategy. ..
  16. pmc Patient characteristics associated with the level of patient-reported care coordination among male patients with colorectal cancer in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Cancer 121:2207-13. 2015
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  17. doi request reprint Chaplaincy and mental health in the department of Veterans affairs and department of defense
    Jason A Nieuwsma
    Mental Health and Chaplaincy Program, Department of Veterans Affairs, Mid Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27701, USA
    J Health Care Chaplain 19:3-21. 2013
    ..We present recommendations for improving integration of services, and we suggest key domains for future research...
  18. doi request reprint Medical clinics versus usual care for patients with both diabetes and hypertension: a randomized trial
    David Edelman
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:689-96. 2010
    ..Group medical clinics (GMCs) are widely used in the management of diabetes and hypertension, but data on their effectiveness are limited...
  19. doi request reprint Practical Telemedicine for Veterans with Persistently Poor Diabetes Control: A Randomized Pilot Trial
    Matthew J Crowley
    1 Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Telemed J E Health 22:376-84. 2016
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  20. pmc An examination of racial differences in process and outcome of colorectal cancer care quality among users of the veterans affairs health care system
    Leah L Zullig
    Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 12:255-60. 2013
    ..This study examines racial differences in 2 dimensions of quality of VA CRC care: processes (time to treatment) and outcomes (survival)...
  21. pmc Are Small Reimbursement Changes Enough to Change Cancer Care? Reimbursement Variation in Prostate Cancer Treatment
    Shellie D Ellis
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Oncol Pract 12:e423-36. 2016
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  22. doi request reprint Evaluating the implementation and sustainability of a program for enhancing veterans' intimate relationships
    Alice G Fortune-Britt
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street 152, Durham, NC 27705
    Mil Med 180:676-83. 2015
    ..However, there have been important systematic (e.g., contracting processes) and resource (e.g., time, concern over funding) challenges that are reflected in the wide range of predicted program sustainability. ..
  23. pmc Organizational factors associated with readiness to implement and translate a primary care based telemedicine behavioral program to improve blood pressure control: the HTN-IMPROVE study
    Ryan J Shaw
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 411 West Chapel Street, Suite 600, Durham, NC, USA
    Implement Sci 8:106. 2013
    ..Hypertension is prevalent and often sub-optimally controlled; however, interventions to improve blood pressure control have had limited success...
  24. pmc Racial differences in the effect of a telephone-delivered hypertension disease management program
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1682-9. 2012
    ..African Americans are significantly more likely than whites to have uncontrolled hypertension, contributing to significant disparities in cardiovascular disease and events...
  25. pmc Implementation of automated reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate among Veterans Affairs laboratories: a retrospective study
    Rasheeda K Hall
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:69. 2012
    ..This study examines the timing of software implementation by individual VHA laboratories and factors associated with implementation...
  26. pmc Defining core issues in utilizing information technology to improve access: evaluation and research agenda
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:623-7. 2011
    ..4) IT integration and information flow with non-VA entities. While the VA is used as an example, the issues are salient for healthcare systems that are beginning to take advantage of IT solutions...
  27. pmc Developing and sustaining quality improvement partnerships in the VA: the Colorectal Cancer Care Collaborative
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:38-43. 2010
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  28. pmc Implementation of new clinical programs in the VHA healthcare system: the importance of early collaboration between clinical leadership and research
    R Ryanne Wu
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, HSR and D Services 152, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:825-30. 2014
    ..While the LCSDP is the example given here, these partnerships and suggestions are salient to any healthcare organization seeking to implement new scientifically proven care in a useful and reliable way. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between pharmacy medication refill-based adherence rates and cd4 count and viral-load responses: A retrospective analysis in treatment-experienced adults with HIV
    Mary L Townsend
    Pharmacy Service, Health Services Research and Development, and Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Ther 29:711-6. 2007
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  30. pmc Colonoscopy withdrawal time and risk of neoplasia at 5 years: results from VA Cooperative Studies Program 380
    Ziad F Gellad
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1746-52. 2010
    ..Our objective was to test the hypothesis that baseline WT is inversely associated with the risk of finding neoplasia at interval colonoscopy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Detecting traumatic brain injury among veterans of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom
    George L Jackson
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    N C Med J 69:43-7. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Arthritis prevalence and symptoms among US non-veterans, veterans, and veterans receiving Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare
    Kelli L Dominick
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care of the Durham VAMC, NC 27705, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:348-54. 2006
    ..This study compared arthritis prevalence and symptoms between veterans of the US Armed Forces and non-veterans, and between veterans who are US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare users and veteran nonusers...