preventive health services
Summary: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Publications254 found, 100 shown here
- Preventive home visits to older people in Southern SwedenEva Theander
Hassleholm Hospital, Hassleholm, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 33:392-400. 2005....
- Primary care: is there enough time for prevention?Kimberly S H Yarnall
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Am J Public Health 93:635-41. 2003..We sought to determine the amount of time required for a primary care physician to provide recommended preventive services to an average patient panel...
- Developing an evidence-based Guide to Community Preventive Services--methods. The Task Force on Community Preventive ServicesP A Briss
Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:35-43. 2000..Over time, all of these advantages could help to increase agreement regarding appropriate community health strategies and help to increase their implementation...
- Delivery of preventive services to older adults by primary care physiciansHoangmai H Pham
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
JAMA 294:473-81. 2005..Rates of preventive services remain below national goals...
- Health improvement and prevention study (HIPS) - evaluation of an intervention to prevent vascular disease in general practiceMahnaz Fanaian
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 11:57. 2010....
- The public's response to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's 2009 recommendations on mammography screeningLinda B Squiers
RTI International, Rockville, Maryland, USA
Am J Prev Med 40:497-504. 2011..On November 16, 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released new breast cancer screening recommendations, resulting in considerable controversy...
- Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewMylene Lagarde
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Policy Unit, London, England
JAMA 298:1900-10. 2007..The effectiveness of these strategies in different contexts has not previously been the subject of a systematic review...
- Sustainability of a practice-individualized preventive service delivery interventionKurt C Stange
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Am J Prev Med 25:296-300. 2003..This analysis reports the 24-month follow-up of a practice-tailored intervention to increase preventive service delivery rates...
- Factors determining use of pre-travel preventive health services by West African immigrants in The NetherlandsHerbert J Schilthuis
Municipal Public Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Trop Med Int Health 12:990-8. 2007..reasons West African immigrants, who contribute the largest single group of malaria cases in the Netherlands, visit pre-travel preventive health services and whether use of such services is likely to improve use of preventive measures.
- Maternal depressive symptoms and children's receipt of health care in the first 3 years of lifeCynthia S Minkovitz
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Pediatrics 115:306-14. 2005..Maternal depression is widely recognized to negatively influence mother-child interactions and children's behavior and development, but little is known about its relation to children's receipt of health care...
- Sexual orientation and health: comparisons in the women's health initiative sampleB G Valanis
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
Arch Fam Med 9:843-53. 2000..Little is known about older lesbian and bisexual women. Existing research rarely compares characteristics of these women with comparable heterosexual women...
- An evidence-based approach to planning tobacco interventions for Aboriginal peopleRowena G Ivers
Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 23:5-9. 2004..Further research is required to assess effectiveness of tobacco interventions in this population, as evidence from systematic reviews in other populations may not be directly transferable to Aboriginal people...
- Interventions that increase use of adult immunization and cancer screening services: a meta-analysisErin G Stone
Southern California Evidence Based Practice Center, Santa Monica, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
Ann Intern Med 136:641-51. 2002..Thus, we quantitatively assessed the relative effectiveness of previously studied approaches for improving adherence to adult immunization and cancer screening guidelines...
- Delivering interventions to reduce the global burden of stillbirths: improving service supply and community demandZulfiqar A Bhutta
Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S7. 2009....
- Does worry about breast cancer predict screening behaviors? A meta-analysis of the prospective evidenceJennifer L Hay
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
Prev Med 42:401-8. 2006..Many women worry about the possibility of developing breast cancer, but there is conflicting evidence concerning whether cancer worry acts as a facilitator or inhibitor of breast cancer screening...
- The getting to outcomes demonstration and evaluation: an illustration of the prevention support systemMatthew Chinman
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Am J Community Psychol 41:206-24. 2008..Lessons learned from the implementation of GTO relevant to illuminating the framework are discussed...
- Determining factors for utilization of preventive health services among adults with disabilities in TaiwanPei Tseng Kung
Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
Res Dev Disabil 33:205-13. 2012..However, very little previous research has explored the use of preventive health services by physically and mentally disabled adults...
- Deaths preventable in the U.S. by improvements in use of clinical preventive servicesThomas A Farley
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York 10013, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:600-9. 2010..Healthcare reform plans refer to improved quality, but there is little quantification of potential health benefits of quality care...
- Current and future challenges in school-based prevention: the researcher perspectiveMark T Greenberg
Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16803, USA
Prev Sci 5:5-13. 2004....
- Diabetes burden and access to preventive care in the rural United StatesSantosh Krishna
School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Rural Health 26:3-11. 2010..Yet little is known about the prevalence of diabetes and compliance with diabetes care guidelines among rural residents and whether different national databases provide similar results...
- Use of annual physical examinations by aging Chinese CanadiansDaniel W L Lai
Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N1N4
J Aging Health 17:573-91. 2005..This study identified predictors of use of annual physical examination by aging Chinese Canadians...
- The role of technical assistance in the replication of effective HIV interventionsL O'DONNELL
Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 12:99-111. 2000..This communication helps preserve key program elements and contributes to ongoing refinement of the intervention...
- Collaborating for impact: a multilevel early childhood obesity prevention initiativeTara Agrawal
Institute of Urban Health Research, Bouve College of Sciencé, Northeastern University, USA
Fam Community Health 35:192-202. 2012..Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures is a feasible initiative, which has shown concrete, positive results that can be replicated...
- Technical assistance as a prevention capacity-building tool: a demonstration using the getting to outcomes frameworkSarah B Hunter
RAND Drug Policy Research Center, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Health Educ Behav 36:810-28. 2009..Results from this study suggest how TA may be structured to be effective in supporting quality prevention programming in community settings...
- Echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart diseaseEloi Marijon
Bull World Health Organ 86:84. 2008
- Community interventions and effective preventionAbraham Wandersman
Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Am Psychol 58:441-8. 2003..The road to greater success includes prevention science and newer community-centered models of accountability and technical assistance systems for prevention...
- Racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and access disparities in the use of preventive services among womenUsha Sambamoorthi
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research, Rutgers University, 30 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Prev Med 37:475-84. 2003..We also assess whether differences in access to care and socioeconomic status may explain racial and ethnic differences in the use of preventive services...
- Gatekeeper training as a preventative intervention for suicide: a systematic reviewMichael Isaac
Family Medicine Residency Program, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Can J Psychiatry 54:260-8. 2009..We examine a suicide prevention effort that is widely used, termed gatekeeper training. There are 2 aims: review the state of the evidence on gatekeeper training for suicide prevention, and propose directions for further research...
- A financial road map to scaling up essential child health interventions in 75 countriesKarin Stenberg
Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 85:305-14. 2007....
- Perceived discrimination in health care and use of preventive health servicesLeslie R M Hausmann
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1679-84. 2008..To examine the relationship between perceived discrimination and preventive health care utilization...
- A clinical trial of tailored office systems for preventive service delivery. The Study to Enhance Prevention by Understanding Practice (STEP-UP)M A Goodwin
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Am J Prev Med 21:20-8. 2001..This study was designed to test a practice-tailored approach to increasing preventive service delivery with particular emphasis on health habit counseling...
- Reframing school dropout as a public health issueNicholas Freudenberg
Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A107. 2007..Finally, we recommend actions health professionals can take to reframe the school dropout rate as a public health issue and to improve school completion rates in the United States...
- Is prevention a fantasy, or the future of medicine? A panoramic view of recent data, status, and direction in cardiovascular preventionRichard Kones
Cardiometabolic Research Institute and Institute for Spirituality and Health at Texas Medical Center, 8181 Fannin Street, U314, Houston, TX 77054, USA
Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis 5:61-81. 2011..Environmental and social changes will be necessary, along with major supportive adjustments in the food industry and the assistance of the media. Cooperation is critical to the success of such an initiative...
- Developing the Guide to Community Preventive Services--overview and rationale. The Task Force on Community Preventive ServicesB I Truman
Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:18-26. 2000....
- Evidence to action: a tailored multifaceted approach to changing family physician practice patterns and improving preventive careJ Lemelin
Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
CMAJ 164:757-63. 2001..4% (p = 0.019). INTERPRETATION: The tailored multifaceted intervention delivered by nurse facilitators was effective in modifying physician practice patterns and significantly improved preventive care performance...
- Improved preventive care in family practices with outreach facilitation: understanding success and failureWilliam Hogg
Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, 43 Bruyere Street 375 Etage 3JB, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5C8, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:195-201. 2002..To understand why some family practices with a facilitator improved preventive performance more than others. Sustainability of practice improvements one year after the intervention was also explored...
- Physician screening for multiple behavioral health risk factorsElliot J Coups
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York, New York, USA
Am J Prev Med 27:34-41. 2004..This article examines the number and types of behavioral risk factors that U.S. adults reported, and reported having been screened for in their last routine medical checkup...
- Advancing prevention science and practice: challenges, critical issues, and future directionsGilbert J Botvin
Institute for Prevention Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
Prev Sci 5:69-72. 2004..Further advances in prevention science and practice will require a new emphasis on blended research models that involve conducting prevention research in practice settings with the active collaboration of researchers and practitioners...
- Non-participants in a preventive health examination for cardiovascular disease: characteristics, reasons for non-participation, and willingness to participate in the futureMikael Wall
Public Health Section, Primary Health Care Gästrikland, County Council of Gavleborg, Sweden
Scand J Prim Health Care 22:248-51. 2004..To describe the non-participants in a preventive health examination for cardiovascular diseases and their reasons for not participating...
- Trends in care practices and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries with diabetesSylvia Kuo
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Am J Prev Med 29:396-403. 2005..Using the Medicare Quality Monitoring System (MQMS), this 2004 study describes these trends from 1992 to 2001 and how these rates vary across demographic subgroups...
- Adherence to lipid-lowering therapy and the use of preventive health services: an investigation of the healthy user effectM Alan Brookhart
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Am J Epidemiol 166:348-54. 2007..this effect, the authors examined the association between adherence to statin therapy and the use of preventive health services in a Pennsylvania cohort of 20,783 new users of statins between 1996 and 2004...
- Do targeted HIV programs improve overall care for pregnant women?: Antenatal syphilis management in Zambia before and after implementation of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programsDara Potter
Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:79-85. 2008..The implementation of disease-specific research or service programs may have an ancillary beneficial or harmful impact on routine clinical services...
- Effect of community-based behaviour change management on neonatal mortality in Shivgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trialVishwajeet Kumar
International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lancet 372:1151-62. 2008..We developed an intervention of behaviour change management, with a focus on prevention of hypothermia, aimed at modifying practices and reducing neonatal mortality...
- Evaluating primary care behavioral counseling interventions: an evidence-based approachEvelyn P Whitlock
Oregon Health and Science University Evidence based Practice Center, Kaiser Permanente CHR, Portland 97227 1098, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:267-84. 2002..Readers are referred to the USPSTF (www.ahrq.gov/clinic/prevenix.htm or 1-800-358-9295) for systematic evidence reviews and USPSTF recommendations based on these reviews for specific behaviors...
- Associations between structural capabilities of primary care practices and performance on selected quality measuresMark W Friedberg
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann Intern Med 151:456-63. 2009..Whether practices with these capabilities have higher performance on measures of primary care quality is unknown...
- The longitudinal effect of technical assistance dosage on the functioning of Communities That Care prevention boards in PennsylvaniaMark E Feinberg
Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, Marion 402, University Park, State College, PA 16802, USA
J Prim Prev 29:145-65. 2008..The authors provide a number of implications for further study with respect to TA. Thus, it should be valuable to researchers and practitioners involved in the development and implementation of such community-based efforts...
- Cost and cost-effectiveness of nationwide school-based helminth control in Uganda: intra-country variation and effects of scaling-upSimon Brooker
Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy Plan 23:24-35. 2008..70-9.51). Independent variables were shown to be statistically associated with both sets of estimates. This study highlights the potential bias in transferring data across settings without understanding the nature of observed variations...
- What works in prevention. Principles of effective prevention programsMaury Nation
Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
Am Psychol 58:449-56. 2003..This synthesis can inform the planning and implementation of problem-specific prevention interventions, provide a rationale for multi-problem prevention programs, and serve as a basis for further research...
- The cost-effectiveness of the English smoking treatment services: evidence from practiceChristine Godfrey
Department of Health Sciences and Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin College, University of York, York, UK
Addiction 100:70-83. 2005..To investigate the cost-effectiveness of English specialist smoking cessation services...
- The 45 year old health check - feasibility and impact on practices and patient behaviourCheryl Amoroso
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
Aust Fam Physician 38:358-62. 2009..The 45 year old health check (MBS item 717) for patients aged 45-49 years was introduced in 2006. This study evaluated its impact on preventive care and patient reported risk factors...
- Estimates of global and regional potential health gains from reducing multiple major risk factorsMajid Ezzati
Risk, Resources, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Lancet 362:271-80. 2003..But few such investigations have been attempted, and none on a global scale. Our aim was to estimate the potential health benefits from removal of multiple major risk factors...
- Public expectations and attitudes for annual physical examinations and testingSylvia K Oboler
Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 11B Ambulatory Care, Denver, CO 80220, USA
Ann Intern Med 136:652-9. 2002..Recent guidelines for adult prevention do not recommend a comprehensive annual physical examination, but current public expectations in light of this change are unknown...
- Home visits to prevent nursing home admission and functional decline in elderly people: systematic review and meta-regression analysisAndreas E Stuck
Zentrum Geriatrie Rehabilitation, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75, CH 3001, Bern, Switzerland
JAMA 287:1022-8. 2002..The effects of home visitation programs to prevent functional decline in elderly persons have been inconsistent, and the value of these programs is controversial...
- From health surveillance to health promotion: the changing focus in preventive children's servicesM Blair
Imperial College London, Harrow, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:730-5. 2006
- Improving delivery of clinical preventive services: a multi-year journeyDavid J Ballard
Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75206, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:492-7. 2007..A multi-year quality improvement initiative targeting CPS delivery in a fee-for-service ambulatory care network is described...
- Developing effective prevention services for the real world: a prevention service development modelIrwin Sandler
Arizona State University, USA
Am J Community Psychol 35:127-42. 2005..Questions that are posed at each stage of the PSDM are described. Studies from the development of two preventive interventions are presented to illustrate research at several of the stages of the model...
- The Prevention Research Centers Healthy Aging Research NetworkJason E Lang
Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A17. 2006....
- Trust in the health care system and the use of preventive health services by older black and white adultsDonald Musa
University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, 121 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1293-9. 2009..We sought to find racial differences in the effects of trust in the health care system on preventive health service use among older adults...
- Shared decision making about screening and chemoprevention. a suggested approach from the U.S. Preventive Services Task ForceStacey L Sheridan
Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Am J Prev Med 26:56-66. 2004....
- A WIC-based intervention to prevent early childhood overweightShannon E Whaley
Public Health Foundation Enterprises Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Program, Irwindale, CA, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 42:S47-51. 2010..To evaluate the impact of a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)-based intervention on the food and beverage intake, physical activity, and television watching of children ages 1-5...
- Monetary incentives in primary health care and effects on use and coverage of preventive health care interventions in rural Honduras: cluster randomised trialSaul S Morris
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Lancet 364:2030-7. 2004..interventions by making direct payments to poor households contingent on them keeping up-to-date with preventive health services. We undertook a public health programme effectiveness trial in Honduras to assess this approach, ..
- The English smoking treatment services: one-year outcomesJanet Ferguson
Public Health and Health Policy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Addiction 100:59-69. 2005....
- The effect of local primary care physician supply on the utilization of preventive health services in the United StatesTracey Continelli
Center for Health Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, 1 University Place, Suite 220, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3445, USA
Health Place 16:942-51. 2010..Both logistic regression and multilevel modeling results indicated the local supply of primary care physicians affects the probability of having a primary care physician, which in turn affects preventive healthcare service utilization...
- Race/ethnic discrimination and preventive service utilization in a sample of whites, blacks, Mexicans, and Puerto RicansMaureen R Benjamins
Sinai Urban Health Institute, Mt Sinai Hospital, 1500 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Med Care 50:870-6. 2012..More specifically, it has been suggested as a possible determinant of the significant race/ethnic differences in the quantity and quality of medical care received by individuals in the United States...
- Unmet need for recommended preventive health services among clients of California syringe exchange programs: implications for quality improvementK G Heinzerling
UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, 911 Broxton Avenue, Third Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 81:167-78. 2006..We examined use of recommended preventive services by clients of 23 SEPs throughout California...
- Assessing the efficiency of HIV prevention around the world: methods of the PANCEA projectElliot Marseille
Health Serv Res 39:1993-2012. 2004..To develop data collection methods suitable to obtain data to assess the costs, cost-efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of eight types of HIV prevention programs in five countries...
- Cancer early-detection services in community health centers for the underserved. A randomized controlled trialA J Dietrich
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Arch Fam Med 7:320-7; discussion 328. 1998..Achieving cancer early-detection goals remains a challenge, especially among low-income and minority populations...
- Should we conduct a trial of distributing naloxone to heroin users for peer administration to prevent fatal overdose?S R Lenton
National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA
Med J Aust 173:260-3. 2000....
- Are physicians less likely to recommend preventive services to low-SES patients?L I Solberg
Group Health Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1309, USA
Prev Med 26:350-7. 1997..Do low-SES adult patients visiting private primary care clinics differ from higher SES adult patients in their need for eight preventive services or in receiving either a recommendation for or the needed services?..
- The value of engaging stakeholders in planning and implementing evaluationsAisha Gilliam
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Intervention Research and Support, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 14:5-17. 2002..Despite many challenges faced in the stakeholder evaluation process, most stakeholders agreed that many benefits grew out of the multiple perspectives presented and understanding of the service agencies...
- Factors associated with implementation of preventive care measures in patients with diabetes mellitusD A Streja
Section of Endocrinology of Greater Los Angeles, VA Health Care System at West Los Angeles and the Disease State Management Unit of Community Medical Group of the West Valley, Calif, USA
Arch Intern Med 159:294-302. 1999..There is only limited information on the extent to which physicians' characteristics affect the level of care and implementation of guidelines in patients with diabetes mellitus...
- Differentials by socioeconomic status and institutional characteristics in preventive service utilization by older persons in Costa RicaGilbert Brenes-Camacho
Centro Centroamericano de Poblacion, University of Costa Rica, San Jose 2060, Costa Rica
J Aging Health 21:730-58. 2009..Discussion. The SES disparities in preventive service utilization exist in Costa Rica, and institutional characteristics are positively associated with increasing utilization...
- Lesbians' sexual history with men: implications for taking a sexual historyA L Diamant
Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
Arch Intern Med 159:2730-6. 1999..We performed this study to assess whether women who identify themselves as lesbians have a history of sexual activities with men that have implications for receipt of preventive health screening...
- Preventive health services and lifestyle practices in cancer survivors: a population health investigationPatricia A Findley
School of Social Work, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
J Cancer Surviv 3:43-58. 2009Long term health in cancer survivors require both preventive health services and certain health behavior practices in order to prevent the major chronic diseases that can occur for any adult in the general population...
- You can't prevent everything anyway: a qualitative study of beliefs and attitudes about refusing health screening in general practiceKaren Dorthe Bach Nielsen
The Ebeltoft Health Promotion Project, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Fam Pract 21:28-32. 2004..The aim of this study was to explore beliefs and attitudes about refusing health screening in general practice...
- The use of preventive health services among elderly uterine cancer survivorsA Marshall McBean
Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:86.e1-8. 2008....
- Utilization of preventive medical services in the United States: a comparison between rural and urban populationsP Zhang
Department of Agricultural Economics, 331D Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
J Rural Health 16:349-56. 2000..Mechanisms of how a woman's socioeconomic status affects her utilization of mammograms needs further study...
- Effective ingredients of school-based drug prevention programs. A systematic reviewPim Cuijpers
Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Trimbos Institute, P O Box 725, 3500 AS Utrecht, The Netherlands
Addict Behav 27:1009-23. 2002....
- Prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent aggression and antisocial behaviour: a selective reviewWilliam Bor
Mater Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:373-80. 2004..The problem of juvenile antisocial behaviour in Australian society is discussed...
- [Do you counsel your patients on their health behaviors?]Chantal Sauvageau
Santé publique de la Capitale Nationale, Quebec
Can J Public Health 99:31-5. 2008..To document counselling practices of general practitioners concerning lifestyle habits in the Capitale-Nationale region (Quebec City and area), from the patient's perspective...
- Will primary care clinics organize themselves to improve the delivery of preventive services? A randomized controlled trialL I Solberg
Health Partners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440, USA
Prev Med 27:623-31. 1998..This study tests the hypothesis that a managed care organization (MCO) can help its contracted private primary care clinics to develop such systems...
- Preventive careMark P Doescher
Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
J Gen Intern Med 19:632-7. 2004..To examine the impact of provider continuity on preventive care among adults who have a regular site of care...
- System dynamics modeling for public health: background and opportunitiesJack B Homer
Independent consultants, 3618 Avalon Court, Voorhees, NJ 08043, USA
Am J Public Health 96:452-8. 2006..System dynamics shows promise as a means of modeling multiple interacting diseases and risks, the interaction of delivery systems and diseased populations, and matters of national and state policy...
- Engaging parents in child obesity prevention: support preferences of parentsLuke Wolfenden
Faculty of Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 48:E4-6. 2012..Parents are interested in using a range of services to support them to encourage their children to eat healthily and be active. Researchers should test the efficacy of promising services...
- Primary care and receipt of preventive servicesA B Bindman
Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94110, USA
J Gen Intern Med 11:269-76. 1996..CONCLUSION: A regular source of care is the single most important factor associated with the receipt of preventive services, but optimal primary care from a regular place increases the likelihood that women will receive preventive care...
- Utilization of preventive health services by HIV-seronegative injection drug usersKelly A McGarry
Division of General Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA
J Addict Dis 21:93-102. 2002Little is known about the use of preventive health services by HIV-seronegative IDUs...
- Tracking the delivery of prevention-oriented care among primary care providers who have adopted electronic health recordsSamantha F De Leon
Primary Care Information Project, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Long Island City Queens, New York 11101 4132, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:i91-5. 2011..This study shows that EHRs can be used to track the delivery of recommended preventive care across small primary care practices serving lower income communities in which few data are generally available for assessing population health...
- Examining modifiable health behaviors, body weight, and use of preventive health services among caregivers and non-caregivers aged 65 years and older in Hawaii, Kansas, and Washington using 2007 BRFSSL McGuire
Division of Injury Response, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
J Nutr Health Aging 14:373-9. 2010..To examine the associations among health behaviors, healthy body weight, and use of preventive services of adults 65 years and older using the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) as a function of caregiving status...
- Do adults who believe in periodic health examinations receive more clinical preventive services?Andrea Cherrington
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, FOT 720, Birmingham, AL 35294 3407, USA
Prev Med 45:282-9. 2007..This study assessed whether individuals' beliefs about the advisability of periodic health examinations contribute to the likelihood that they receive recommended clinical preventive services...
- Health information systems in small practices. Improving the delivery of clinical preventive servicesSarah C Shih
Primary Care Information Project, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 42 09 28th Street, Queens, NY 11101 4132, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:603-9. 2011..These resources are not typically available in small practices...
- The prevention delivery system: organizational context and use of comprehensive programming frameworksMelanie Livet
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
Am J Community Psychol 41:361-78. 2008..This exploratory study provides preliminary data on the organizational-level mechanisms of the PDS and the complexity of their relationships with the other Systems in the Interactive Systems Framework...
- An agency capacity model to facilitate implementation of evidence-based behavioral interventions by community-based organizationsCharles Collins
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract . 2007..The model will help us establish a framework for informing future program announcements and predecisional site visit assessments, and in developing an instrument for assessing agency capacity to implement evidence-based interventions...
- Provider type and the receipt of general and diabetes-related preventive health services among patients with diabetesJ E Lafata
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Med Care 39:491-9. 2001Using a measure of provider type that includes "shared care" to determine the contribution of provider type on receipt of general and diabetes-related preventive health services.
- Influence of usual source of care on differences by race/ethnicity in receipt of preventive servicesGiselle Corbie-Smith
Departments of Social Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:458-64. 2002..We examined the relation between race/ethnicity and receipt of preventive services and the effect of having a usual source of care (USOC) on receipt of preventive services in different racial and ethnic groups...
- Designing competencies for chronic disease practiceAmy Slonim
Michigan Public Health Institute, Okemos, Michigan, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A44. 2010..To that end, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) engaged a group of stakeholders in developing competencies for chronic disease practice...
- Assessing the competencies and training needs for public health professionals managing chronic disease prevention programsSarah Kreitner
Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, Room 475, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 9:284-90. 2003..The findings can be used to design future competency-based training programs to build the capacity for chronic disease programs in state and territorial health departments...
- The effects of gender and age on health related behaviorsAmanda Deeks
The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women s Health Research Unit, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Kanooka Grove, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
BMC Public Health 9:213. 2009..This study aimed to investigate gender, age, screening practices, health beliefs, and perceived future health needs for healthy ageing...
- Tools, teamwork, and tenacity: an examination of family practice office system influences on preventive service deliveryRichard M Carpiano
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
Prev Med 36:131-40. 2003..We test a theoretical model of practice influences on PSD that accounts for Tools (preventive service aids/equipment), Teamwork (office organization), and Tenacity (prevention delivery attitudes)...
- Integrated medical care for patients with serious psychiatric illness: a randomized trialB G Druss
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, West Haven, CT, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:861-8. 2001..This randomized trial evaluated an integrated model of primary medical care for a cohort of patients with serious mental disorders...
- Health literacy and preventive health care use among Medicare enrollees in a managed care organizationTracy L Scott
Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Med Care 40:395-404. 2002..Many older adults in Medicare managed care programs have low health literacy, and this may affect use of preventive services...
- Culture and Health Literacy in a Dental ClinicKathryn Atchison; Fiscal Year: 2006..medication regimens, high hospitalization rates, overuse of emergency services, and under-use of preventive health services. Culture is linked to health literacy by the values and language barriers that shape the perception and ..
- Predictors of Prenatal Care Providers Counseling Women on Tobacco Use/ExposureBETH LEONG PINELES; Fiscal Year: 2013..by applicant): Physician smoking cessation advice and assistance in quitting have been successful preventive health services, and are still needed...
- Reducing Asthma Morbidity in High Risk Minority Preschool ChildrenCynthia S Rand; Fiscal Year: 2013..Because one of the core missions of federally- funded Head Start programs is to provide preventive health services and screening to their low-income preschool students, Head Start represents an ideal community setting ..
- Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Access and Health Outcomes for Women and InfantsJeff Luck; Fiscal Year: 2013..and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will make millions of low-income women newly eligible for Medicaid and preventive health services. An integrated data system is essential to evaluate the impact of this expansion on the health of women ..
- Adolescent Vaccination in the Medical Home: Established and Innovative StrategiesAllison Kempe; Fiscal Year: 2012..adolescents to visit their usual primary care provider to receive vaccinations and other recommended preventive health services. This study will be conducted in different types of primary care settings, such as public, private, and ..
- Oral Health Promotion During Prenancy in a Group Prenatal Care ModelSALLY HENDERSON ADAMS; Fiscal Year: 2010..it is unlikely that many women, particularly those in underserved areas, are receiving these important preventive health services. The purpose of this project is to develop and pilot test an interactive educational and behavioral oral ..
- Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a ReferralAndrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., standard lab tests, specialty visits, health education). These preventive health services are particularly important in the care of diabetes given the disease complexity, need for continual ..
- Alcohol SBI Research ConferenceRichard Saitz; Fiscal Year: 2011..and brief intervention (SBI) is one of the most effective and cost-effective universally recommended preventive health services. Unhealthy alcohol use is common, and a leading cause of preventable death in the US...
- A New Model for the Delivery of Well-Child Care to Low-Income ChildrenTUMAINI RUCKER COKER; Fiscal Year: 2013..In our current system of well-child care, the opportunity for early and aggressive action through these preventive health services is often missed -- many children and families do not receive these important services;these deficiencies ..
- Web Services for Preventive HealthJOHN DAVID CHELICO; Fiscal Year: 2010..health records (EHRs) with reminder systems, has provided new tools for effectively delivering preventive health services. To improve the delivery of health maintenance services, we propose to create a standards-based ..
- Developing an HIV-Specific Prevention Index Using the Electronic Medical RecordRichard T Meenan; Fiscal Year: 2012..Prevention Index-HIV" (PIH), quantifying adherence to established standards for recommended preventive health services. 1b...
- Computerized Alcohol Misuse Intervention with Micro-targeted Normative FeedbackDIANA HOWARD CALDWELL; Fiscal Year: 2011..S. Preventive Health Services Task Force...
- The Primary Care Medical Home and Preventive Service Use in Latino ImmigrantsJohn Heintzman; Fiscal Year: 2013..study how certain features of the Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) impact the utilization of recommended preventive health services by Latino Immigrants...
- HIV-Stigma, Healthcare Barriers, &HIV and Mental Health Outcomes in South AfricaLESLIE DENISE WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2013..HIV/AIDS-related stigma is hypothesized to be predictive of processes through which HIV treatment and preventive health services work or fail to work, and as such is critical to understanding how to improve such services...
- Translation Research on Chronic Disease Self-ManagementChristopher M Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2013..out of nursing homes, decision support to facilitate patient-provider decision-making for complex preventive health services, and expansion of a two-way, interactive group video-conferencing project to promote physical activity ..
- Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in BangladeshStan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2010..package (ESP) interventions on women's empowerment, economic well-being of the family and use of preventive health services in groups of villages within 64 unions (the political unit above a village and composed of 10-30 ..
- The use of preventive services among prostate cancer survivorsLauren P Wallner; Fiscal Year: 2013..6 million men to accomplish the following specific aims: 1) To describe the utilization of preventive health services for other diseases of aging among prostate cancer survivors, 2) To determine whether race, cancer stage ..
- The Quality Measurement, Evaluation, Testing, Review and Implementation ConsortiuGary L Freed; Fiscal Year: 2013..These studies will focus on quality measures for children's healthcare, including preventive health services, healthcare for acute conditions, chronic health care and health services to ameliorate the effects of ..
- Behavioral Economics: Evaluation of a Rewards Program for Preventive CareRoland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2012DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Affordable Care Act increased coverage for preventive health services, but research has shown that removing out-of-pocket costs will only have a limited impact on the discrepancy between ..
- Examination of the feasibility of obtaining 3rd party payer reimbursements for adJudith C Shlay; Fiscal Year: 2010..Adolescents are less frequently seen for preventive health services than other age groups, often do not have a connection with a traditional medical home, and may present ..
- USE OF PERINATAL/INFANT SERVICES BY HISPANICS IN AHCCCSPatricia Moore; Fiscal Year: 1990..as cultural factors, (specifically the level of acculturation, health beliefs about benefit of specific preventive health services and role of the family), associated with the use of health services in an HMO setting where financial ..
- Improved Cancer Screening: Life Skills Training in S Texas Hispanic CommunitiesThelma Hurd; Fiscal Year: 2009..This project represents the start of a 10-year plan to increase cancer preventive health services utilization and modify health behaviors among Mexican men and women living in South Texas and the US-..
- The Bare Bones: A Symposium on Bone Health and OsteoporosisJay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2005..Baltimore, in partnership with the University of Maryland Center for Research on Aging, the Center for Preventive Health Services of the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, the Maryland Osteoporosis Prevention and ..
- ADOLESCENT ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE--THE TEENS' PERSPECTIVEGail Slap; Fiscal Year: 1993..The proposed Project asks youth to advise caregivers how best to plan and market primary, preventive health services. The overriding goal is to develop a set of recommendations for the development of services that ..
- Parental Health Literacy and Child ADHDLYNN HIRONAKA; Fiscal Year: 2009..of adverse adult health outcomes including increased risk of hospitalization, decreased utilization of preventive health services, adverse disease-specific outcomes, and death (3-6)...
- MULTIRISK FACTOR INTERVENTION FOR COLON POLYP PATIENTSKaren Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2001..The US Preventive Health Services Task Force suggests that those ages 50 and older seek CRC screening, which offers the opportunity to ..
- Impact of Health Promotion Programs on MCO Family HealthEdmund Becker; Fiscal Year: 2006..collaboration, task delegation) make a significant contribution to better MCO member outcomes (rates of preventive health services, absentee days) when they work with work site wellness programs and health education programs and the ..
- HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening: Time Trends and Evidence-Based PracticeDarcy Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2007..disease prevention, infectious diseases prevention, and increasing the number of individuals who receive preventive health services. Cervical cancer rates continue to reflect racial and socio-economic disparities and this research will ..
- Development of an Instrument to Measure Health LiteracyLauren McCormack; Fiscal Year: 2009..Prior studies have found that lower literacy is associated lower health knowledge, suboptimal use of preventive health services, poorer intermediate disease markers, and increased incidence of chronic illness...
- An Interactive Colorectal Cancer Screening Promotion Intervention for LatinosArmando Valdez; Fiscal Year: 2009..Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities calls attention to the gaps in access to preventive health services for low-income, medically underserved individuals...
- Impact of New Adolescent VaccinesMark Sawyer; Fiscal Year: 2009..if receipt of the new immunizations for adolescents, ages 11-18, is associated with receipt of other recommended preventive health services for this age group, and will provide the basis of strategies for improving their delivery.
- Influenza Vaccine Delivery to Adolescents: two multicomponent interventionsJames Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2009..As a secondary outcome we will assess the delivery of other recommended preventive health services to determine whether bringing adolescents to their usual source of medical care for vaccination (..
- Adolescent Health Literacy: Improving Use of Preventive Health ServicesMICHAEL LEE PRELIP; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Latina immigrants, bridge persons, and preventive HealthMEALNIE WASSERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003..Since utilization of preventive health services is generally low among Latino populations, finding cost-effective ways to promote access to care and ..
- HIV PREVENTION IN PRIMARY CARE--AN OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENTPatricia Carney; Fiscal Year: 1993..Understanding how primary care providers organize their delivery of preventive health services will assist in the design of interventions to increase providers' skills in identifying, assessing and ..
- IMPROVING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING BY OB/GYNSDavid Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 2002..OB/GYNs provide the majority of preventive health services to women. Up to 50% of women eligible for CRC screening view OB/GYNs as their source of primary care...
- PROMOTING NEW ADOLESCENT VACCINES:THE ROLE OF COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH CARE SETTINGSMatthew Daley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Adolescents are less frequently seen for preventive health services than other age groups, often do not have a connection with a traditional medical home, and may present ..
- Optimal Prevention & Treatment In Medically Complex Alzheimer Patients (OPTIMAL)Greg Sachs; Fiscal Year: 2009..of depression and cardiovascular disease; 2) Describe the incidence of and outcome for the following preventive health services among older adults with and without cognitive impairment, depression, and cardiovascular disease: a) ..
- Until Death Do Us Part: Careers of Caregiving WivesDonald Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..key outcomes are quality of life and health care use of the caregiving wife, with a focus on the use of preventive health services. We use a simplified model of caregiving to conceptually guide our analyses of two national, ..
- Summit of Health Care Providers for AdolescentsElizabeth Alderman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Given the great necessity for providing adolescents with preventive health services, and the challenge that providing these services can pose, we would like to arrange a summit for ..
- MEDICAL COMORBIDITY IN ALCOHOLICS: SERVICE IMPLICATIONSCharles Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004..e., outpatient, preventive health services)? Furthermore, is this impact dose related? It will also examine whether high pre-treatment utilization (..
- MOTHERS LIVING WITH HIV AND THEIR ADOLESCENT CHILDRENMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..