health care coalitions

Summary

Summary: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A review of collaborative partnerships as a strategy for improving community health
    S T Roussos
    University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:369-402. 2000
  2. ncbi Studying the outcomes of community-based coalitions
    B Berkowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:213-27; discussion 229-39. 2001
  3. ncbi A practitioner's guide to successful coalitions
    T Wolff
    AHEC Community Partners, Office of Community Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:173-91; discussion 205-11. 2001
  4. ncbi What explains community coalition effectiveness?: a review of the literature
    Ronda C Zakocs
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:351-61. 2006
  5. ncbi Community coalition building--contemporary practice and research: introduction
    T Wolff
    AHEC Community Partners, Office of Community Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:165-72; discussion 205-11. 2001
  6. ncbi Evaluating community partnerships and coalitions with practitioners in mind
    Frances D Butterfoss
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Section, Center for Pediatric Research, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:108-14. 2004
  7. pmc A community coalition board creates a set of values for community-based research
    Daniel S Blumenthal
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A16. 2006
  8. pmc The healthy communities movement and the coalition for healthier cities and communities
    T Norris
    Community Initiatives, Inc
    Public Health Rep 115:118-24. 2000
  9. ncbi Tracing the evolution of pluralism in community-based coalitions
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:329-43. 2004
  10. ncbi Defining elements of success: a critical pathway of coalition development
    Laura M Downey
    University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:130-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi A review of collaborative partnerships as a strategy for improving community health
    S T Roussos
    University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:369-402. 2000
    ..The review concludes with specific recommendations designed to enhance research and practice and to set conditions for promoting community health...
  2. ncbi Studying the outcomes of community-based coalitions
    B Berkowitz
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:213-27; discussion 229-39. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi A practitioner's guide to successful coalitions
    T Wolff
    AHEC Community Partners, Office of Community Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:173-91; discussion 205-11. 2001
    ..Two coalition case studies follow the discussion of dimensions and illustrate the journey traveled to create successful community coalitions...
  4. ncbi What explains community coalition effectiveness?: a review of the literature
    Ronda C Zakocs
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:351-61. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Community coalition building--contemporary practice and research: introduction
    T Wolff
    AHEC Community Partners, Office of Community Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:165-72; discussion 205-11. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi Evaluating community partnerships and coalitions with practitioners in mind
    Frances D Butterfoss
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Section, Center for Pediatric Research, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:108-14. 2004
    ..This article presents challenges that coalition practitioners and evaluators face and concludes with practical resources for evaluation...
  7. pmc A community coalition board creates a set of values for community-based research
    Daniel S Blumenthal
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A16. 2006
    ..Researchers generally agree that communities should participate in the community-based research process, but neither a universally accepted approach to community participation nor a set of guiding principles exists...
  8. pmc The healthy communities movement and the coalition for healthier cities and communities
    T Norris
    Community Initiatives, Inc
    Public Health Rep 115:118-24. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi Tracing the evolution of pluralism in community-based coalitions
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:329-43. 2004
    ..This article contributes to theory by exploring how coalitions evolve over time across community boundaries, as well as to management practice by yielding guidance about how to build inclusive organizations...
  10. ncbi Defining elements of success: a critical pathway of coalition development
    Laura M Downey
    University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
    Health Promot Pract 9:130-9. 2008
    ..These findings are applicable to public health professionals who work with community-based coalitions and citizens who participate in local coalitions...
  11. ncbi A conceptual model for understanding effective coalitions involved in health promotion programming
    Mary E Cramer
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Public Health Nurs 23:67-73. 2006
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  12. ncbi Building collaborative capacity in community coalitions: a review and integrative framework
    P G Foster-Fishman
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:241-61. 2001
    ..The implications of this model for practitioners and scholars are discussed...
  13. ncbi Sustainable network advantages: a game theoretic approach to community-based health care coalitions
    Eric W Ford
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:159-69. 2004
    ..The application of network analysis plus a game theoretic paradigm has significant implications for improving both the design and the coordination of such coalitions...
  14. ncbi Professional and community efforts to prevent morbidity and mortality from oral cancer
    M C Alfano
    New York College of Dentistry, New York University, 345 E 24th St, New York, N Y 10010 4086, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 132:24S-29S. 2001
    ..Clinicians are invited to initiate similar programs to catalyze change in their own communities...
  15. pmc A community approach to addressing excess breast and cervical cancer mortality among women of African descent in Boston
    Judyann Bigby
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:338-47. 2003
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  16. ncbi The development of a community action plan to reduce breast and cervical cancer disparities between African-American and White women
    Mona N Fouad
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S53-60. 2004
    ..Based on these findings, a community-driven CAP was developed. Our results indicate that a coalition of diverse organizations can partner and develop CAPs to improve the health of their communities...
  17. ncbi Process evaluation of a monitoring log system for community coalition activities: five-year results and lessons learned
    Maria L Chalmers
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Prevention Research Center, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Health Promot 17:190-6. 2003
    ..This article describes a process evaluation of a monitoring and feedback system for community coalitions targeting chronic disease risk reduction...
  18. ncbi Putting the public in public health: new approaches
    Georges C Benjamin
    American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1040-3. 2006
    ..Public health professionals must effectively engage these three groups if the public health system is to be transformed...
  19. ncbi Intermediate outcomes of a tribal community public health infrastructure assessment
    Kevin C English
    Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc, NM 87110, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S61-9. 2004
    ..This project demonstrated that public health assessment in tribal communities is feasible and valuable. Further, the development of a tribally applicable instrument highlights a significant tribal contribution to research and assessment...
  20. pmc Using a multisectoral approach to assess HIV/AIDS services in the western region of Puerto Rico
    Gloria Asencio Toro
    Graduate Program of Psychology, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 5100, San German, PR 00683
    Am J Public Health 96:995-1000. 2006
    ..The Enhancing Care Initiative provides an example of a successful multisectoral, multidimensional volunteer team effectively overcoming challenges while translating research into interventions to enhance HIV/AIDS care...
  21. ncbi Community-based prevention marketing: organizing a community for health behavior intervention
    Carol A Bryant
    Florida Prevention Research Center, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:154-63. 2007
    ..Based on 6 years of experience with the "Believe in All Your Possibilities" program, lessons learned that have led to revision and improvement of the CBPM framework are described...
  22. ncbi The making of an interdisciplinary partnership: the case of the Chicago Food System Collaborative
    Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar
    College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1919 West Taylor, MC 811, 60612, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 38:113-23. 2006
    ..Despite the challenges of interdisciplinary partnerships, the potential benefits and impact of such efforts reflect their value as a comprehensive approach to addressing complex social problems...
  23. ncbi Management and governance processes in community health coalitions: a procedural justice perspective
    Bryan J Weiner
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:737-54. 2002
    ..Personal influence in decision making and collaborative conflict resolution also exhibited direct relationships with all three indicators of coalition functioning examined in the study...
  24. ncbi Building capacity for heart health promotion: results of a 5-year experience in Nova Scotia, Canada
    David R Maclean
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7 Canada
    Am J Health Promot 17:202-12. 2003
    ..To present the outcomes of a capacity-building initiative for heart health promotion...
  25. ncbi Overcoming historical and institutional distrust: key elements in developing and sustaining the community mobilization against HIV in the Boston Haitian community
    Nesly Metayer
    Center for Community Health, Education and Research, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S46-52. 2004
    ..The success of this venture is measured through the growing expectation that this coalition could serve as a community planning body for all HIV-related services aimed at reducing HIV infection in the Greater Boston Haitian population...
  26. ncbi The coalition technical assistance and training framework: helping community coalitions help themselves
    Frances D Butterfoss
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Section, Center for Pediatric Research, a Joint Program of Children s Hospital of the King s Daughters and Eastern Virginia Medical School, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:118-26. 2004
    ..Results from a pre and post-assessment tool after 3 years showed significant progress in the coalitions' ability to develop effective participants, processes, and structures..
  27. ncbi Collaboration is the key. Network emphasizes cooperative planning
    Thomas F Tibbitts
    Trinity Regional Medical Center, 802 Kenyon Rd, Fort Dodge, IA 50501, USA
    Healthc Exec 19:56-7. 2004
  28. ncbi Public health coalitions: patterns and perceptions in state immunization programs
    Helen Morrow
    Texas Tech University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:156-75. 2007
    ..Our findings also indicate that some states have not yet maximized the potential involvement of the private sector to collaborate in public health efforts...
  29. ncbi How do we know if we are making a difference with our program or community initiative?
    Vincent T Francisco
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Section, Center for Pediatric Research, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 4:367-70. 2003
    ..Finally, relevant resources to help you pursue these issues are provided...
  30. ncbi Collaborative partnerships at the state level: promoting systems changes in public health infrastructure
    Stephen M Padget
    School of Nursing, Turning Point National Program Office University of Washington, Seattle 98109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:251-7. 2004
    ..Influencing policy development and organizational redesign in public health systems requires nuanced understanding of the opportunities provided by various kinds of organizational partners...
  31. ncbi 2004 Nova Awards. Quality of life in the Truckee Meadows/Washoe Health System. Grassroots passion fuels a massive effort
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 78:66. 2004
  32. ncbi A stakeholder approach to community health management
    E Jose Proenca
    Widener University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:10-34. 2003
    ..Implications for community institutions, health care managers, and researchers are discussed...
  33. ncbi Sooner rather than later. Oklahoma County hospitals and health agencies take immediate action on the uninsured problem by collaborating
    Jessica Zigmond
    Mod Healthc 37:6-7, 28-30, 1. 2007
    ..And it has been. Evan Collins, left, whose organization is part of that alliance, says: "We hope if this model works well, we can export it to other communities to replicate the same thing...
  34. ncbi Creating a community coalition to address violence
    Joellen W Hawkins
    William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:755-65. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the process of coalition building and provide an analysis of this work...
  35. ncbi Racial and ethnic approaches to community health (REACH 2010): an overview
    Wayne H Giles
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:S5-8. 2004
  36. ncbi Making the most of collaboration: exploring the relationship between partnership synergy and partnership functioning
    Elisa S Weiss
    Division of Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:683-98. 2002
    ..Implications of these findings for research and practice are discussed...
  37. ncbi Turning Point's National Excellence Collaboratives: assessing a new model for policy and system capacity development
    Ray M Nicola
    Turning Point National Program Office, and Associate Professor, Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:101-8. 2005
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  38. ncbi Thinking outside geometry. A health care collaborative's membership goes way beyond the usual suspects
    Jan Greene
    Trustee 55:14-8, 1. 2002
    ..In a rare collaborative, a group of Cincinnati doctors, hospitals, insurers, employers and community groups have put aside their competitive interests, coming together to address the community's health care needs and best interests...
  39. ncbi Guiding community-based public health planning in rural New Mexico
    Jane Batson
    Eastern New Mexico University Roswell, Roswell, New Mexico, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:47-52. 2002
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  40. ncbi The Public Health Statute Modernization National Collaborative: developing a model state public health law
    Deborah L Erickson
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:39-46. 2002
    ..The Public Health Statute Modernization National Collaborative is working to address this need by providing a tool for public health law reform in the form of a Model Public Health Act for states...
  41. ncbi Planting a seed
    Robert M Pestronk
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:36-8. 2002
  42. ncbi Patient-centered collaborative care: employer-led business coalition vision for action
    Andrew Webber
    National Business Coalition on Health, Washington, DC, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 29:230-2. 2006
    ..The need for change toward patient-centered care is the subject of this article...
  43. ncbi Hearing the voice of the community above the din of the city: New York City Turning Point
    Tamara Hubinsky
    Community Healthworks, New York City Department of Health, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:27-33. 2002
    ..Four years later, the Partnership continues to build upon lessons learned and explore ways of ensuring that community voice is incorporated into New York City's public health improvement efforts...
  44. ncbi Leadership development: working together to enhance collaboration
    Jeffrey L Wilson
    Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:21-6. 2002
    ..The article goes on to discuss the primary focus area, collaborative leadership, and some of the challenges of implementing this style of leadership in the public health field and initial implementation activities...
  45. ncbi REACH 2010: working together to achieve the goal of eliminating health disparities
    Garth N Graham
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:6-8. 2006
  46. ncbi Turning point: the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's effort to revitalize public health at the state level
    Susan Hassmiller
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:1-5. 2002
    ..The premise in funding partnerships, as opposed to a single entity, was that effective public health systems would be developed best through a shared responsibility (including the private sector) for the health of a community...
  47. pmc Multisectoral responses to HIV/AIDS: applying research to policy and practice
    Robert A Pawinski
    Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Umbilo Road, Congella, KwaZulu Natal
    Am J Public Health 96:1189-91. 2006
    ..A partnership approach resulted in better access to a wider community of people, information, and resources, and facilitated rapid program implementation. Creative approaches promptly translated research into policy and practice...
  48. ncbi Community collaboration--a weaving
    Nancy Cavanaugh
    University of Alaska, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:13-20. 2002
    ..We have chosen to interlace a weaving metaphor to reflect our Alaskan Native American culture and the vision of our partnership...
  49. ncbi An altruistic approach to clinical trials: the national clinical trials consortium (NCTC)
    James N Weinstein
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1-3. 2006
  50. ncbi Leadership development for rural health
    Tim Size
    Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Sauk City, WI 53583, USA
    N C Med J 67:71-6. 2006
    ..Let's get started...
  51. ncbi Innovations in collaboration for the public's health through the Turning Point Initiative: the W.K. Kellogg Foundation perspective
    Barbara Sabol
    Health Department, W K Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:6-12. 2002
    ..Strengthening public health systems requires redevelopment of human, organizational, financial, educational and information resources, and as in the past, WKKF will work to this end...
  52. ncbi The politics of policy development in public health: notes on three stories
    Daniel M Fox
    Milbank Memorial Fund, New York, New York, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:65-7. 2002
  53. ncbi Allying health care and housing
    Lillian Murphy
    Mercy Housing, Denver, USA
    Health Prog 86:17-20. 2005
    ..Just providing homes often is not enough, however. A holistic approach, through which supportive services are offered to the underserved, is most effective...
  54. ncbi A voice for readiness
    Dick Davidson
    American Hospital Association, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 76:64. 2002
  55. ncbi Addressing disparities through coalition building: Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learned
    Theresa Ann Wynn
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:55-77. 2006
    ..Lessons learned from the ABCCCC can provide others with an in-depth exploration of the processes involved in coalition formation and maintenance...
  56. ncbi Affordable housing in Southern California
    Maya Dunne
    Community Outreach, St Joseph Health System, Orange, CA, USA
    Health Prog 86:38-40. 2005
    ..Just last spring, the commission persuaded the city council of Anaheim, CA, to vote unanimously for an ordinance that would offer incentives to developers who set aside portions of their housing projects for low-income renters...
  57. ncbi The New Hampshire public health network: creating local public health infrastructure through community-driven partnerships
    William J Kassler
    New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:150-7. 2005
    ..This article describes the development of local public health structures in New Hampshire where none had previously existed...
  58. ncbi Participatory action research in practice: a case study in addressing domestic violence in nine cultural communities
    Marianne Sullivan
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Washington, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:977-95. 2005
    ..Furthermore, specific actions that resulted from the research project are reported...
  59. ncbi Public health and business: a partnership that makes cents
    Paul A Simon
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1029-39. 2006
    ..Examples of past and current partnerships exemplify how public health efforts benefit business and suggest opportunities for future collaboration to improve the public's health...
  60. ncbi An alternative structure for improving the public's health
    Jeffrey L Lake
    Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:75-82. 2002
    ..The article also describes a new initiative to create a national network of public health institutes...
  61. ncbi Addressing racial and ethnic disparities: lessons from the REACH 2010 communities
    Janet Collins
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promtion of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:1-5. 2006
  62. ncbi The role of faith-based institutions in addressing health disparities: a case study of an initiative in the southwest Bronx
    Sue A Kaplan
    Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:9-19. 2006
    ..Given the churches' demonstrated ability to pull people together, to motivate and to inspire, there is great potential for faith-based interventions, and models developed through such interventions, to address health disparities...
  63. ncbi Healthcare coalitions: the new foundation for national healthcare preparedness and response for catastrophic health emergencies
    Brooke Courtney
    Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 7:153-63. 2009
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  64. ncbi Ontology-based knowledge repository support for healthgrids
    Alexander Smirnov
    St Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 112:47-56. 2005
    ..The major discussed aspects cover the formalism of knowledge representation via ontologies and implementation of the approach as a decision support system for a case study from the area of health service logistics...
  65. ncbi The increasing role of employers in employee health
    Bill Gold
    Manag Care Interface 20:48, 51. 2007
  66. ncbi Relationship building for research: the Southern Saskatchewan/Urban Aboriginal Health Coalition
    Sandra Bassendowski
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Regina SK, Canada
    Contemp Nurse 22:267-74. 2006
    ..These elements have not yet been determined as the Coalition and community members have focused on fostering relationships which have been critical to building the partnership with the Aboriginal communities...
  67. ncbi Guided preparedness planning with lay communities: enhancing capacity of rural emergency response through a systems-based partnership
    O Lee McCabe
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:8-15. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study was to develop and evaluate a model of disaster mental health preparedness planning involving a partnership among three, key stakeholders in the public health system...
  68. ncbi The Canadian Consortium for Health Promotion Research: a network that adds value to governments and universities
    Suzanne F Jackson
    Canadian Consortium for Health Promotion Research, C o Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, 100 College St, Suite 207, Toronto, ON M5G 1L5
    Promot Educ 10:16-9, 45. 2003
  69. ncbi Quality of care. Ratings could pay
    Dagmara Scalise
    Hosp Health Netw 76:26. 2002
  70. ncbi Association health plans high on Bush's '03 agenda
    John Carroll
    Manag Care 12:14-6. 2003
  71. ncbi Building successful coalitions for promoting advance care planning
    Lucille Marchand
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:119-26. 2006
    ..Resources must be commensurate with goals. Strong leadership, paid staff adequate funding, and the collaboration of diverse groups working toward common goals are the basic requirements of a successful coalition...
  72. ncbi Indicators of a healthy and sustainable community. The Central Florida experience
    Lynda M Dennis
    College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 23:145-55. 2004
    ..A number of public policy implications and the role of the region's health care system in furthering these indicators are presented for the broadly defined categories of crime, education, the local economy, and transporation...
  73. ncbi Physician executives must leap with the frog. Accountability for safety and quality ultimately lie with the doctors in charge
    W K Cors
    Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, NJ, USA
    Physician Exec 27:14-6. 2001
    ..Take a look at how one New Jersey medical center is tackling The Leapfrog Group's mandates for change. Achieving the goals for better quality and high levels of patient safety requires diligence, patience and a strong willingness to change...
  74. ncbi Common ground. Health plans and physicians share information to improve processes, patient care
    Dennis Arp
    Healthplan 44:46-9. 2003
  75. ncbi Appalachian regional model for organizing and sustaining county-level diabetes coalitions
    Richard Crespo
    Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:544-50. 2011
    ..The factors that may contribute to sustainability are discussed in the article. This model for organizing coalitions has demonstrated that it is possible for coalitions to be maintained over time in rural underserved areas in Appalachia...
  76. ncbi Geographical information systems: an effective planning and decision-making platform for community health coalitions in Australia
    Scott Baum
    Urban Research Program, Griffith University Nathan Campus, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia
    HIM J 39:28-33. 2010
    ..The focus of this paper is to provide a commentary on the use of GIS as a tool for community coalitions and discuss some of the potential benefits and issues surrounding the development of these tools...
  77. ncbi Advancing the science of hospice care: Coalition of Hospices Organized to Investigate Comparative Effectiveness
    David J Casarett
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:459-64. 2012
    ..Moreover, they cannot examine the implementation of therapies in real-world settings. Therefore, there is a need for novel, complementary approaches to research in this unique population...
  78. pmc Engaging a community in developing an entertainment-education Spanish-language radio novella aimed at reducing chronic disease risk factors, Alabama, 2010-2011
    Marcela Frazier
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, HPB 516, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 0010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:110344. 2012
    ..The approach is based on social cognitive theory and proposes modeling as a source of vicarious learning of outcome and efficacy expectations...
  79. ncbi Fostering change within organizational participants of multisectoral health care alliances
    Larry R Hearld
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 37:267-79. 2012
    ..e., alliance-oriented change) may be one mechanism by which alliances can coordinate diverse activities and improve care in their local communities...
  80. ncbi Grounded in community: an interview with AHA chair-elect. Interview by Mary Grayson
    William Petasnick
    Froedtert and Community Health System, Milwaukee, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 80:40-2, 44, 46 passim. 2006
    ..Hospital leaders need to find more effective ways to bring together all stakeholders in the community to build a shared vision for health care...
  81. pmc HealthCARE principles: a model for healthy city collaboratives
    James E Bailey
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Medicine, Memphis, Tenn, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A35. 2007
  82. ncbi Friends go to bat for AHRQ
    Andis Robeznieks
    Mod Healthc 37:18. 2007
  83. ncbi [Legal framework of private health insurance with risks and benefits]
    F Beske
    Versicherungsmedizin 60:57-8. 2008
  84. ncbi A role for communities in primary prevention of chronic illness? Case studies in regional Australia
    Judy Taylor
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Douglas, Townsville 4811, QLD, Australia
    Qual Health Res 23:1103-13. 2013
    ..We call this a communitarian approach. Additional research to investigate factors influencing a communitarian approach and the role it plays in partnerships is required. ..
  85. ncbi Building successful coalitions to promote advance care planning
    Lucille Marchand
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 22:437-41. 2005
    ..Results indicate that strong leadership, paid staff adequate funding, and the collaboration of diverse groups working toward a common goal are essential if a coalition promoting end-of-life (EOL) care planning is to be successful...
  86. ncbi Tender mercies: increasing access to hospice services for children with life-threatening conditions
    Devon Dabbs
    Children s Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition, Watsonville, CA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:311-9. 2007
    ..which was printed in 2003: ). Its most recent work has been to advance legislative initiatives to develop, implement, and evaluate a pilot project waiver to provide a federally funded pediatric care benefit...
  87. ncbi Facilitators and challenges to organizational capacity building in heart health promotion
    Christine Joffres
    Centre for Clinical Research, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Qual Health Res 14:39-60. 2004
    ..Approaches to organizational capacity building should be multi-leveled, because organizations are influenced by multiple social systems that are not all equally supportive of capacity...
  88. ncbi Three years of evaluating community tobacco prevention coalitions: lessons learned
    Bonita Reinert
    The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5025, USA
    Int Q Community Health Educ 24:331-45. 2005
    ..Oversight agencies are influential, so should restrain from introducing many new requirements and avoid blindsiding leaders. Best evaluations are cooperative, collegial dialogs between evaluator(s) and the entire coalition...
  89. ncbi [An overview of medical informatization in Zhejiang Province]
    Zhong Liang Ge
    Zhejiang Provincial Medical Information Center, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 32:109-10. 2008
    ....
  90. ncbi The effects of leadership and governance processes on member participation in community health coalitions
    Maureen E Metzger
    INCAE Business School, La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
    Health Educ Behav 32:455-73. 2005
    ..Participation costs, however, show no significant direct effect on the level of participation. Perceived personal influence appears to be primarily an outcome of participation rather than an antecedent...
  91. ncbi The Louisiana Public Health Institute: a cross-sector approach for improving the public's health
    Joseph D Kimbrell
    Louisiana Public Health Institute, National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:68-74. 2002
    ..LPHI is part of a growing trend in America, and a new national network has been created to support the development of public health institutes in many states...
  92. ncbi Building sustainable public health systems change at the state level
    Stephen M Padgett
    Turning Point National Program Office, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:109-15. 2005
    ..These strategies included: institutionalization within government, establishing "third sector" institutions, cultivating relationships with significant allies, and enhancing communication and visibility among multiple communities...
  93. ncbi Implications of the Leapfrog Initiative for carotid endarterectomy in Michigan
    Mohammad F Sunbulli
    Department of Neurology and Stroke Program, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Neurology 63:590-1. 2004
  94. pmc A multiagency effort to reduce bicyclist fatalities and serious injuries in New York City
    Jenna Mandel-Ricci
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NY 10013, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:652-4. 2008
  95. ncbi Leapfrog standards haven't made much impact on hospital patient safety practices, report says
    Gina Rollins
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 15:1-2, 5-6. 2004
  96. pmc Health Alliance for Prudent Prescribing, Yield and Use of Antimicrobial Drugs in the Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections (HAPPY AUDIT)
    Lars Bjerrum
    Research Unit of General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Fam Pract 11:29. 2010
    ....
  97. pmc Cost of community integrated prevention campaign for malaria, HIV, and diarrhea in rural Kenya
    James G Kahn
    Super Models for Global Health, Oakland, California, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:346. 2011
    ..Delivery of community-based prevention services for HIV, malaria, and diarrhea is a major priority and challenge in rural Africa. Integrated delivery campaigns may offer a mechanism to achieve high coverage and efficiency...
  98. ncbi A community mobilizes to end medical apartheid
    Maxine Golub
    Institute for Family Health Bronx Health REACH NY CEED, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:317-25. 2011
    ..People of color suffer worse health outcomes than their White counterparts due, in part, to limited access to high-quality specialty care...
  99. ncbi Collaborating to address infant mortality: lessons learned from the Brownsville action community for health equality
    Craig Holden
    Brooklyn Perinatal Network, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 5:281-8. 2011
    ....
  100. ncbi Collaborative capacity building in complex community-based health partnerships: a model for translating knowledge into action
    Elizabeth Kendall
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:E1-13. 2012
    ..This matrix may make the process of developing partnerships less complicated in future...
  101. pmc Advancing coalition theory: the effect of coalition factors on community capacity mediated by member engagement
    Michelle C Kegler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory Prevention Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 27:572-84. 2012
    ..This suggests that although member engagement does explain some relationships, it alone is not sufficient to explain how coalition processes influence indicators of community capacity...

Research Grants46

  1. Value-Based Purchasing for Small to Mid-sized Employers
    MARILYN H BELL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), the national, non-profit membership organization of purchaser-led health care coalitions. NBCH will be an active participant in the conference and an important 'next steps'partner with ..
  2. A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOS
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..
  3. A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking Policies
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
  4. Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR Site
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
  5. UAB Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Tuskegee Univ Partnership
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Last but not least, a full sustainable partnership will enhance both institutions and make the elimination of the disparities between Caucasians and African Americans a real possibility by the year 2010-2015. ..
  6. Health Disparity in Obesity and Diabetes
    Mona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The conference will feature both didactic lectures and interactive presentations on possible reasons for health disparities. ..
  7. Pilot Study of Sibling Prevention Program
    MARK ETHAN FEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Developing and disseminating new, effective preventive programs such as the one proposed would have substantial public health benefits for individuals, families, and society. ..
  8. DEVELOPING FAMILY-FOCUSED PREVENTIONS: COPARENTING
    Mark Feinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. School-Based Approaches to Help Pre-Teens Manage Asthma
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Asthma rates for this age group continue to rise and the problems associated with the disease are especially difficult in poor communities. This study will assess innovative interventions for low-income minority preteens with asthma. ..
  10. Worker Health and Safety in Chinatown Restaurants: A CBPR Study
    Meredith Minkler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings of this study will help lay the groundwork for a larger study testing the efficacy of restaurant- and policy-level interventions to improve restaurant worker health and safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. ALEXSA Adaptation for Use in Large Scale Substance Use Surveys
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Patients' and families' home care service priorities
    David Casarett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Healthy Environments Partnership: Lean & Green in Motown
    Amy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMO
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. [unreadable] Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMA
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Inhalant Abuse and Dependence
    Ty Ridenour; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  17. SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND HEALTH DISPARITIES
    Amy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  18. Linking Mother and Child Access to Dental Care
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Aim 4 analyses of children will determine whether mothers' loss of dental insurance results in fewer children dental utilization. ..
  19. Patient-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Steven Woolf; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Provider and patient focus groups will inform final interpretation of the barriers survey results. The study will provide essential data for prioritizing strategies to improve CRC screening rates. ..
  20. Physician Networks and Children with Chronic Conditions
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..out-of-network physicians; and b) determine whether quality of care and expenditures are similar or different for children seeing in- vs. out-of-network physicians. ..
  21. Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women
    Colleen Keller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..intervention program, "Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women," grounded in prior research with ethnically diverse women, to promote the initiation and maintenance of regular PA, and reduce cardiovascular risk among Hispanic women ..
  22. EFFECT OF HEART DISEASE EDUCATION ON OLDER WOMEN
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  23. Fluoride Varnish to Prevent Caries in Toddlers - An Expanded Immunization Program
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Keywords: fluoride varnish, dental caries, oral health, early prevention, multi-center, toddlers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Health Pomotion and Disease Prevention Research Center
    Daniel Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Abstract not provided ..
  25. A Multimedia Social Support Intervention: Adherence to HIV Care in South Africa
    Robert Remien; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings can be used to inform larger-scale effectiveness studies in similar settings. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviors
    Rebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These findings will inform managers of related health and social services.yield actionable guidance to child welfare agency managers and policy makers in allocating scarce resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Certified Safe Farm Evaluating Health Insurance Claims
    Kelley Donham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral Health
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007
    STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
  32. Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries Disparity
    Peter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
  33. Trust and Cancer Screening in African American Women
    Elizabeth Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..During the final year of funding, Dr Jacobs will seek external funding to further study how trust in physicians and health care institutions might contribute to current models of health belief and health behavior. ..
  34. Organized Labor and Tobacco
    Edith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To implement these interventions in states with strong unions, public health must work with organized labor. This project will study the factors that facilitate and impede that relationship with a goal of improving it. ..
  35. PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AMONG WOMEN
    Edith Kieffer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Measures will be collected at 10-14 weeks, -26 weeks and -36 weeks of gestation and -6 weeks postpartum. ..
  36. Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma Risk
    Michael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The resulting data will be analyzed using multivariate unconditional logistic regression models. Particular attention will be paid to identification of potential gene- gene, gene-lifestyle, and gene-phenotype interactions. ..