primary health care

Summary

Summary: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Preventive Medicine, Haukeland Hospital, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 52:69-77. 2002
  2. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
  3. ncbi Patient self-management of chronic disease in primary care
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:2469-75. 2002
  4. pmc Collaborative care for patients with depression and chronic illnesses
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2611-20. 2010
  5. ncbi Collaborative care for depression: a cumulative meta-analysis and review of longer-term outcomes
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:2314-21. 2006
  6. ncbi The Patient Health Questionnaire-2: validity of a two-item depression screener
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Med Care 41:1284-92. 2003
  7. ncbi Anxiety disorders in primary care: prevalence, impairment, comorbidity, and detection
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:317-25. 2007
  8. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patients with multiple comorbid diseases: implications for pay for performance
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 294:716-24. 2005
  9. ncbi Adverse drug events in ambulatory care
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1556-64. 2003
  10. pmc Implications of mortality transition for primary health care in rural South Africa: a population-based surveillance study
    Stephen M Tollman
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Lancet 372:893-901. 2008

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  1. ncbi The validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. An updated literature review
    Ingvar Bjelland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Preventive Medicine, Haukeland Hospital, Armauer Hansen Building, University of Bergen, N 5021, Bergen, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 52:69-77. 2002
    ..To review the literature of the validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)...
  2. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  3. ncbi Patient self-management of chronic disease in primary care
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:2469-75. 2002
    ..Self-management education for chronic illness may soon become an integral part of high-quality primary care...
  4. pmc Collaborative care for patients with depression and chronic illnesses
    Wayne J Katon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2611-20. 2010
    ..We conducted a study to determine whether coordinated care management of multiple conditions improves disease control in these patients...
  5. ncbi Collaborative care for depression: a cumulative meta-analysis and review of longer-term outcomes
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:2314-21. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi The Patient Health Questionnaire-2: validity of a two-item depression screener
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Med Care 41:1284-92. 2003
    ..Because even briefer measures might be desirable for use in busy clinical settings or as part of comprehensive health questionnaires, we evaluated a 2-item version of the PHQ depression module, the PHQ-2...
  7. ncbi Anxiety disorders in primary care: prevalence, impairment, comorbidity, and detection
    Kurt Kroenke
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care and Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:317-25. 2007
    ..Anxiety, although as common as depression, has received less attention and is often undetected and undertreated...
  8. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patients with multiple comorbid diseases: implications for pay for performance
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 294:716-24. 2005
    ..Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been developed to improve the quality of health care for many chronic conditions. Pay-for-performance initiatives assess physician adherence to interventions that may reflect CPG recommendations...
  9. ncbi Adverse drug events in ambulatory care
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1556-64. 2003
    ..However, few data are available on adverse drug events among outpatients. We conducted a study to determine the rates, types, severity, and preventability of such events among outpatients and to identify preventive strategies...
  10. pmc Implications of mortality transition for primary health care in rural South Africa: a population-based surveillance study
    Stephen M Tollman
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Lancet 372:893-901. 2008
    ..We investigated the extent and nature of this health transition and considered the implications for primary health care.
  11. pmc Continuity of care: a multidisciplinary review
    Jeannie L Haggerty
    département de médecine familiale, Universite de Montreal, Hôpital Notre Dame Z8910, 1560 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, QC, Canada H2L 4M1
    BMJ 327:1219-21. 2003
  12. ncbi Patterns of intra-cluster correlation from primary care research to inform study design and analysis
    Geoffrey Adams
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:785-94. 2004
    ..To provide information concerning the magnitude of the intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) for cluster-based studies set in primary care...
  13. pmc Knee pain and osteoarthritis in older adults: a review of community burden and current use of primary health care
    G Peat
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:91-7. 2001
    ..Osteoarthritis is the single most common cause of disability in older adults, and most patients with the condition will be managed in the community and primary care...
  14. ncbi Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Med Care 43:436-44. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi Effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors for depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care in Goa, India (MANAS): a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Vikram Patel
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 376:2086-95. 2010
    ..The MANAS trial aimed to test the effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors in primary care settings to improve outcomes of people with these disorders...
  16. ncbi Frequent attenders in general practice care: a literature review with special reference to methodological considerations
    P Vedsted
    The Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Public Health 119:118-37. 2005
    ..To describe the basis on which our knowledge of frequent attendance in general practice rests and to propose recommendations for further research on frequent attenders (FAs)...
  17. ncbi Monitoring depression treatment outcomes with the patient health questionnaire-9
    Bernd Löwe
    Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, Heidelberg University Medical Center, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Med Care 42:1194-201. 2004
    ..We investigated responsiveness to treatment, reproducibility, and minimal clinically important difference of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), a standard instrument for diagnosing depression in primary care...
  18. ncbi Collaborative care to improve the management of depressive disorders: a community guide systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anilkrishna B Thota
    Community Guide Branch, Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:525-38. 2012
    ....
  19. pmc Lifestyle intervention for prevention of type 2 diabetes in primary health care: one-year follow-up of the Finnish National Diabetes Prevention Program (FIN-D2D)
    Timo Saaristo
    Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Tampere, Finland
    Diabetes Care 33:2146-51. 2010
    ..To investigate 1-year outcomes of a national diabetes prevention program in Finland...
  20. pmc A two-year randomized trial of obesity treatment in primary care practice
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:1969-79. 2011
    ..This randomized trial compared weight loss during a 2-year period in response to three lifestyle interventions, all delivered by PCPs in collaboration with auxiliary health professionals (lifestyle coaches) in their practices...
  21. ncbi Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
    ..Little is known about the extent to which health literacy affects clinical health outcomes...
  22. ncbi Alma-Ata: Rebirth and Revision 6 Interventions to address maternal, newborn, and child survival: what difference can integrated primary health care strategies make?
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Lancet 372:972-89. 2008
    ..identifies 37 key promotional, preventive, and treatment interventions and strategies for delivery in primary health care. Some are especially suitable for delivery through community support groups and health workers, whereas ..
  23. pmc Integration of HIV/AIDS services into African primary health care: lessons learned for health system strengthening in Mozambique - a case study
    James Pfeiffer
    University of Washington Department of Global Health, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, 98104, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:3. 2010
    ..showed substantial increases in people receiving treatment, it diverted scarce resources away from the primary health care (PHC) system...
  24. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
    ..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
  25. pmc Implementing a stepped-care approach in primary care: results of a qualitative study
    Gerdien Franx
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, PO Box 725, 3500 AS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 7:8. 2012
    ..To enhance the adoption of this new treatment approach, a Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) was initiated in the Netherlands...
  26. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..Case studies are provided describing how components of the chronic care model have been implemented in the primary care practices of 4 health care organizations...
  27. ncbi Physicians' decisions to override computerized drug alerts in primary care
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rose 112, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2625-31. 2003
    ..Although computerized physician order entry reduces medication errors among inpatients, little is known about the use of this system in primary care...
  28. ncbi Validation and standardization of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Screener (GAD-7) in the general population
    Bernd Löwe
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf and Hamburg Eilbek Schön Clinics, Hamburg, Germany
    Med Care 46:266-74. 2008
    ..However, the GAD-7 was not yet validated in the general population and thus far, normative data are not available...
  29. ncbi Measuring depression outcome with a brief self-report instrument: sensitivity to change of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
    Bernd Löwe
    Department of General Internal and Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Medical Hospital, Germany
    J Affect Disord 81:61-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, we investigated the sensitivity to change of the PHQ-9 in three groups of patients whose depression status either improved, remained unchanged, or deteriorated over time...
  30. pmc Time to diagnosis and mortality in colorectal cancer: a cohort study in primary care
    M L Tørring
    The Research Unit for General Practice, Research Centre for Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartholin Allé 2, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 104:934-40. 2011
    ..This association was examined by taking account of important confounding factors at the time of first presentation of symptoms in primary care...
  31. ncbi Screening for depression in adults: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Michael P Pignone
    University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:765-76. 2002
    ..To clarify whether screening adults for depression in primary care settings improves recognition, treatment, and clinical outcomes...
  32. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of depression in primary care: a meta-analysis
    Alex J Mitchell
    Leicestershire Partnership Trust, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Lancet 374:609-19. 2009
    ..Most care for depression is delivered by general practitioners (GPs). We assessed the rate of true positives and negatives, and false positives and negatives in primary care when GPs make routine diagnoses of depression...
  33. ncbi Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health care
    Robert Beaglehole
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 372:940-9. 2008
    ..An integrated approach to the management of chronic diseases, irrespective of cause, is needed in primary health care. Management of chronic diseases is fundamentally different from acute care, relying on several features: ..
  34. pmc Prevalence estimates of multimorbidity: a comparative study of two sources
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:111. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare prevalence estimates of multimorbidity derived from two sources and to examine the impact of the number of diagnoses considered in the measurement of multimorbidity...
  35. pmc Prevalence and treatment of mental disorders, 1990 to 2003
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2515-23. 2005
    ..Although the 1990s saw enormous change in the mental health care system in the United States, little is known about changes in the prevalence or rate of treatment of mental disorders...
  36. pmc Febrile illness management in children under five years of age: a qualitative pilot study on primary health care workers' practices in Zanzibar
    Kimberly Baltzell
    Departments of Family Health Care Nursing and Global Health Science, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Malar J 12:37. 2013
    ..malaria prevalence dropped substantially in the last decade and presently most febrile patients seen in primary health care facilities (PHCF) test negative for malaria...
  37. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009
    ..A pay-for-performance scheme based on meeting targets for the quality of clinical care was introduced to family practice in England in 2004...
  38. ncbi Economics of collaborative care for management of depressive disorders: a community guide systematic review
    Verughese Jacob
    Community Guide Branch, Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:539-49. 2012
    ..This paper assesses the economic efficiency of collaborative care for management of depressive disorders by comparing its economic costs and economic benefits to usual care, as informed by a systematic review of the literature...
  39. ncbi Amoxicillin for acute lower-respiratory-tract infection in primary care when pneumonia is not suspected: a 12-country, randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Paul Little
    Primary Care and Population Sciences Division, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 13:123-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to compare the benefits and harms of amoxicillin for acute lower-respiratory-tract infection with those of placebo both overall and in patients aged 60 years or older...
  40. pmc Unfulfilled expectations to services offered at primary health care facilities: experiences of caretakers of underfive children in rural Tanzania
    Catherine Kahabuka
    Centre for International Health, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:158. 2012
    There is growing evidence that patients frequently bypass primary health care (PHC) facilities in favour of higher level hospitals regardless of substantial additional time and costs...
  41. ncbi Undiagnosed HIV infection among adolescents seeking primary health care in Zimbabwe
    Rashida A Ferrand
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 51:844-51. 2010
    ..We therefore investigated the epidemiology of HIV infection at the primary care level...
  42. pmc Use of RDTs to improve malaria diagnosis and fever case management at primary health care facilities in Uganda
    Daniel J Kyabayinze
    Malaria Consortium Africa, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, PO Box 8045, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 9:200. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the effect of malaria RDTs on health workers' anti-malarial drug (AMD) prescriptions among outpatients at low level health care facilities (LLHCF) within different malaria epidemiological settings in Uganda...
  43. pmc Primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment versus standard care: a randomised controlled trial
    Susan A Jebb
    MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 378:1485-92. 2011
    ..We compared weight loss with standard treatment in primary care with that achieved after referral by the primary care team to a commercial provider in the community...
  44. ncbi Alma-Ata 30 years on: revolutionary, relevant, and time to revitalise
    Joy E Lawn
    Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children US, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 372:917-27. 2008
    ..and intersectoral action-raised by the 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration, a historic event for health and primary health care. Old health challenges remain and new priorities have emerged (eg, HIV/AIDS, chronic diseases, and mental ..
  45. ncbi Multimorbidity in primary care: prevalence and trend over the last 20 years
    Annemarie A Uijen
    Department of General Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:28-32. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of multimorbidity in primary care, by age, sex, and socio-economic class, and to analyse the trend in multimorbidity over the last 20 years...
  46. ncbi Illness perceptions of low back pain patients in primary care: what are they, do they change and are they associated with outcome?
    Nadine E Foster
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences Building, Keele University, North Staffordshire ST5 5BG, Keele, UK
    Pain 136:177-87. 2008
    ..These results have implications for the management of patients, and support the need to assess and address patients' cognitions about their back problems...
  47. pmc Screening and case-finding instruments for depression: a meta-analysis
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences and Hull York Medical School, University of York, United Kingdom
    CMAJ 178:997-1003. 2008
    ..We sought to establish the effectiveness of screening in improving the recognition of depression, the management of depression and the outcomes of patients with depression...
  48. ncbi Detecting common mental disorders in primary care in India: a comparison of five screening questionnaires
    V Patel
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Psychol Med 38:221-8. 2008
    ..Screening of patients for common mental disorders (CMDs) is needed in primary-care management programmes. This study aimed to compare the screening properties of five widely used questionnaires...
  49. ncbi Behavioral counseling interventions in primary care to reduce risky/harmful alcohol use by adults: a summary of the evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Evelyn P Whitlock
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97227 1110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:557-68. 2004
    b>Primary health care visits offer opportunities to identify and intervene with risky or harmful drinkers to reduce alcohol consumption.
  50. ncbi Rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy at primary care sites in Zambia: feasibility and early outcomes
    Jeffrey S A Stringer
    Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    JAMA 296:782-93. 2006
    ..The Zambian Ministry of Health has scaled-up human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) care and treatment services at primary care clinics in Lusaka, using predominately nonphysician clinicians...
  51. pmc Features of childhood cancer in primary care: a population-based nested case-control study
    R M Dommett
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Level 6 UHB Education Centre, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8AE, UK
    Br J Cancer 106:982-7. 2012
    ..This study investigated the risk of cancer in children with alert symptoms identified in current UK guidance, or with increased consultation frequency in primary care...
  52. pmc Strengthening health systems at facility-level: feasibility of integrating antiretroviral therapy into primary health care services in lusaka, zambia
    Stephanie M Topp
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 5:e11522. 2010
    ..antiretroviral (ART) clinics in sub-Saharan Africa but there have been concerns over the impact on existing primary health care services...
  53. pmc The GP Patient Survey for use in primary care in the National Health Service in the UK--development and psychometric characteristics
    John Campbell
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:57. 2009
    ..National GP Patient Survey is one of the largest ever survey programmes of patients registered to receive primary health care, inviting five million respondents to report their experience of NHS primary healthcare...
  54. pmc 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...
  55. ncbi A primary care back pain screening tool: identifying patient subgroups for initial treatment
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:632-41. 2008
    ..To develop and validate a tool that screens for back pain prognostic indicators relevant to initial decision making in primary care...
  56. pmc Research methods used in developing and applying quality indicators in primary care
    S M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:816-9. 2003
  57. ncbi Miscoding, misclassification and misdiagnosis of diabetes in primary care
    S de Lusignan
    Department of Health Care Management and Policy, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Diabet Med 29:181-9. 2012
    ..To determine the effectiveness of self-audit tools designed to detect miscoding, misclassification and misdiagnosis of diabetes in primary care...
  58. pmc Coding, recording and incidence of different forms of coronary heart disease in primary care
    Nawaraj Bhattarai
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e29776. 2012
    ..To evaluate the coding, recording and incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in primary care electronic medical records...
  59. ncbi Supporting the delivery of cost-effective interventions in primary health-care systems in low-income and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Lancet 372:928-39. 2008
    Strengthening health systems is a key challenge to improving the delivery of cost-effective interventions in primary health care and achieving the vision of the Alma-Ata Declaration...
  60. ncbi Evidence-based, cost-effective interventions: how many newborn babies can we save?
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 365:977-88. 2005
    ..Simultaneous expansion of clinical care for babies and mothers is essential to achieve the reduction in neonatal deaths needed to meet the Millennium Development Goal for child survival...
  61. pmc Primary health care in Canada: systems in motion
    Brian Hutchison
    Milbank Q 89:256-88. 2011
    During the 1980s and 1990s, innovations in the organization, funding, and delivery of primary health care in Canada were at the periphery of the system rather than at its core. In the early 2000s, a new policy environment emerged.
  62. ncbi Collaborative care for depression in primary care. Making sense of a complex intervention: systematic review and meta-regression
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:484-93. 2006
    ..The management of depression in primary care is a significant issue for health services worldwide. "Collaborative care" interventions are effective, but little is known about which aspects of these complex interventions are essential...
  63. ncbi Measuring the quality of physician practice by using clinical vignettes: a prospective validation study
    John W Peabody
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Institute for Global Health, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:771-80. 2004
    ..Worldwide efforts are under way to improve the quality of clinical practice. Most quality measurements, however, are poorly validated, expensive, and difficult to compare among sites...
  64. ncbi Measuring morbidity: self-report or health care records?
    Julie Barber
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Fam Pract 27:25-30. 2010
    ..Epidemiological surveys often rely on self-report as a measure of morbidity in a population. However, these data can also be extracted from primary care records...
  65. ncbi Clinical multimorbidity and physical function in older adults: a record and health status linkage study in general practice
    U T Kadam
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Fam Pract 24:412-9. 2007
    ..We have investigated whether routinely collected consultation data could be used as the basis for a simple classification of multimorbidity that reflects an individual's overall health status...
  66. ncbi Costs and consequences of enhanced primary care for depression: systematic review of randomised economic evaluations
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 6DD, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:297-308. 2006
    ..Decision-makers are likely to need to know whether these interventions are cost-effective in routine primary care settings...
  67. pmc The breadth of primary care: a systematic literature review of its core dimensions
    Dionne S Kringos
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 114 118, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:65. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the breadth of primary care by identifying its core dimensions and to assess the evidence for their interrelations and their relevance to outcomes at (primary) health system level...
  68. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness: the chronic care model, Part 2
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1909-14. 2002
    ..Even though the chronic care model has the potential to improve care and reduce costs, several obstacles hinder its widespread adoption...
  69. pmc Primary care practice-based care management for chronically ill patients (PraCMan): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN56104508]
    Tobias Freund
    Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, University Hospital Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Trials 12:163. 2011
    ..Care management programmes based on health care assistants (HCAs) targeting adult patients with a high risk of hospitalisation may be an innovative approach to deliver cost-efficient intensified care to patients most in need...
  70. ncbi Effectiveness of collaborative care for older adults with Alzheimer disease in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    JAMA 295:2148-57. 2006
    ..Most older adults with dementia will be cared for by primary care physicians, but the primary care practice environment presents important challenges to providing quality care...
  71. ncbi The duration of acute cough in pre-school children presenting to primary care: a prospective cohort study
    Alastair D Hay
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Fam Pract 20:696-705. 2003
    ..A recent systematic review of the natural history of cough included studies of unrepresentative, selected patients with heterogeneous measures and definitions of cough duration...
  72. ncbi Measuring adaptations of motivational interviewing: the development and validation of the behavior change counseling index (BECCI)
    Claire Lane
    Communication Skills Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Center, Cardiff CF23 9PN, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 56:166-73. 2005
    ..BECCI will also provide valuable information about the standard of BCC that practitioners were trained to deliver in studies of BCC as an intervention...
  73. ncbi An enhanced two-step floating catchment area (E2SFCA) method for measuring spatial accessibility to primary care physicians
    Wei Luo
    Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, Davis Hall 120, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
    Health Place 15:1100-7. 2009
    ..It is easy to implement in GIS and straightforward to interpret...
  74. pmc Interprofessionalism and shared decision-making in primary care: a stepwise approach towards a new model
    France Legare
    Research Center of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    J Interprof Care 25:18-25. 2011
    ..e. health policies, professional organisations, and social context) on the meso and individual levels. Subsequently, the IP-SDM model will be validated with other stakeholders...
  75. pmc Prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle intervention in an Australian primary health care setting: Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project
    Tiina Laatikainen
    Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health, Flinders and Deakin Universities, PO Box 423, Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:249. 2007
    Randomised controlled trials demonstrate a 60% reduction in type 2 diabetes incidence through lifestyle modification programmes. The aim of this study is to determine whether such programmes are feasible in primary health care.
  76. pmc Screening for depression in medical settings with the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ): a diagnostic meta-analysis
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1596-602. 2007
    ..To summarize the psychometric properties of the PHQ2 and PHQ9 as screening instruments for depression...
  77. pmc Continuity of primary care: to whom does it matter and when?
    Paul A Nutting
    Center for Research Strategies and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80203, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:149-55. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that continuity would be more important to patients who are older, sicker, and female, who have established a relationship with their physician, and whose visit addresses more complex problems...
  78. pmc Knowledge and utilization of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in primary health care centers in rural southwest, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
    Stella O Akinleye
    Department of Epidemiology, Medical Statistics and Environmental Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:28. 2009
    ..This study set out to assess the use of IPTp among pregnant women attending primary health centres in the rural area and determine factors that influence the uptake...
  79. ncbi Diffusion of complex health innovations--implementation of primary health care reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Rifat A Atun
    Centre for Health Management Tanaka Business School, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
    Health Policy Plan 22:28-39. 2007
    ..Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia are engaged in health reform initiatives aimed at introducing primary health care (PHC) centred on family medicine to enhance performance of their health systems...
  80. pmc Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    T G Pavey
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMJ 343:d6462. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of exercise referral schemes on physical activity and health outcomes. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis...
  81. pmc Web-based weight loss in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:308-13. 2010
    ..Efficacious web-based weight loss interventions can be successfully offered in the primary care setting...
  82. pmc Quick assessment of literacy in primary care: the newest vital sign
    Barry D Weiss
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson 85719, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:514-22. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop a quick and accurate screening test for limited literacy available in English and Spanish...
  83. ncbi Health-related quality of life in patients by COPD severity within primary care in Europe
    P W Jones
    Division of Clinical Science, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Respir Med 105:57-66. 2011
    ..Within each GOLD stage of severity there is considerable heterogeneity in HRQL impairment among patients. (Study number: 111749)...
  84. pmc Individualized electronic decision support and reminders to improve diabetes care in the community: COMPETE II randomized trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    CMAJ 181:37-44. 2009
    ..However, it has rarely been tested in community-based primary care...
  85. ncbi The effect of guided care teams on the use of health services: results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Chad Boult
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 693, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:460-6. 2011
    ..This study aimed to measure the effect of guided care teams on multimorbid older patients' use of health services...
  86. ncbi A cost-benefit analysis of electronic medical records in primary care
    Samuel J Wang
    Department of Information Systems, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    Am J Med 114:397-403. 2003
    ..Implementation of an electronic medical record system in primary care can result in a positive financial return on investment to the health care organization. The magnitude of the return is sensitive to several key factors...
  87. ncbi What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:140-53. 2008
    ..Although it is becoming widely accepted that no single discipline can provide complete care for patients with a long-term condition, in practice, interprofessional working is not always achieved...
  88. pmc The German health care system in international comparison: the primary care physicians' perspective
    Klaus Koch
    Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen, Koln, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 108:255-61. 2011
    ..A similar survey had been carried out in 2006...
  89. pmc Managing depression in primary care: A meta-synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research from the UK to identify barriers and facilitators
    Elizabeth A Barley
    Section of Primary Care Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, PO Box 28, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:47. 2011
    ..We therefore conducted a systematic review to identify clinician perceived barriers to and facilitators for good depression care...
  90. ncbi A randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of a primary health care based counselling intervention on physical activity, diet and CHD risk factors
    Sarah Hardcastle
    University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 70:31-9. 2008
    ..A randomised trial was conducted to compare the counselling intervention with usual care (health promotion leaflet), among 334 mostly obese patients...
  91. pmc Translating the diabetes prevention program to primary care: a pilot study
    Robin Whittemore
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Nurs Res 58:2-12. 2009
    ..Research on the translation of efficacious lifestyle change programs to prevent type 2 diabetes into community or clinical settings is needed...
  92. ncbi Multiple behavioral risk factor interventions in primary care. Summary of research evidence
    Michael G Goldstein
    Bayer Institute for Health Care Communication, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:61-79. 2004
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  93. ncbi Quality of morbidity coding in general practice computerized medical records: a systematic review
    Kelvin Jordan
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffs ST5 5BG, UK
    Fam Pract 21:396-412. 2004
    ..Increased use of computers and morbidity coding in primary care delivery and research brings a need for evidence of the quality of general practice medical records...
  94. ncbi The importance of defining periods of complete mortality reporting for research using automated data from primary care
    Andrew Maguire
    EPIC, Cegedim Strategic Data, London, UK
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:76-83. 2009
    ..To define periods of acceptable mortality reporting in primary care and to demonstrate through examples the implication for research using automated medical data...
  95. pmc A single-question screening test for drug use in primary care
    Peter C Smith
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1155-60. 2010
    ..Drug use (illicit drug use and nonmedical use of prescription drugs) is common but underrecognized in primary care settings. We validated a single-question screening test for drug use and drug use disorders in primary care...
  96. ncbi Adopting electronic medical records in primary care: lessons learned from health information systems implementation experience in seven countries
    D A Ludwick
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Med Inform 78:22-31. 2009
    ..Very little information was available about privacy and liability...
  97. ncbi Stage-based expert systems to guide a population of primary care patients to quit smoking, eat healthier, prevent skin cancer, and receive regular mammograms
    James O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Prev Med 41:406-16. 2005
    ..This study extended that research to a more representative population of patients from primary care practice and to targeting of four rather than three behaviors...
  98. ncbi Collaborative care for depression and anxiety problems
    Janine Archer
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD006525. 2012
    ..Collaborative care is a complex intervention based on chronic disease management models that may be effective in the management of these common mental health problems...
  99. pmc Systematic review of scope and quality of electronic patient record data in primary care
    Krish Thiru
    Fisher Medical Centre Research Unit, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1EU
    BMJ 326:1070. 2003
    ..To systematically review measures of data quality in electronic patient records (EPRs) in primary care...
  100. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a 'whole systems' model of self-management support for the management of long- term conditions in primary care: trial protocol
    Peter Bower
    Primary Care Research Group, Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Implement Sci 7:7. 2012
    ....
  101. pmc Why caretakers bypass Primary Health Care facilities for child care - a case from rural Tanzania
    Catherine Kahabuka
    Centre for International Health, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:315. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify factors associated with bypassing PHC facilities among caretakers seeking care for their underfive children and to explore experiences at such facilities among those who utilize them...

Research Grants65

  1. Academic-Community Partnerships to Brdge Across the U.S. Pacific Islands
    Alice Tse; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The overall aim is to improve health conditions, reduce health disparities and assure the provision of primary health care, health education, health promotion, and disease prevention services for children in the region...
  2. Primary Care Transformation in a NCQA Certified Patient-Centered Medical Home
    Ming Tai-Seale; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..While leading professional societies have identified principles for restructuring primary health care in the Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH), the PCMH model remains largely an aspiration...
  3. Peer groups for healthy pregnancy &HIV prevention for young Malawian women
    Kathleen F Norr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..behavioral change models, contextual tailoring including developmental and gender issues, and WHO primary health care principles...
  4. Rural Primary Health Care Providers Response to Intimate Partner Violence and Sur
    ANNAH BENDER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These gaps between policy and practice may be especially significant for under-resourced rural areas, where primary health care providers often represent the only helping professional with whom a woman experiencing IPV regularly has ..
  5. A Comparison of Provider Versus Health Plan Delivered Care Management in Michigan
    Jodi Summers Holtrop; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Published research suggests that the more disease management is integrated into a patient's primary health care setting, the more effective it is in improving patient outcomes and saving health care dollars...
  6. Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening among African American
    Richard C Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..application represents a novel approach to improving CRC screening behavior among African Americans in primary health care settings...
  7. Advancing Native Health and Wellness Conference
    MARJORIE K LEIMOMI MALA MAU; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..years of health conference planning experience and who represent native physicians, academic scholars, and primary health care providers with close ties to Native communities, villages and tribes...
  8. Standardization of the Hispanic Stress Inventory 2
    Richard C Cervantes; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..responds to the growth in the Hispanic population along with a large market of mental health clinicians, primary health care providers and researchers as well as educators, counselors and criminal justice professionals who are ..
  9. A Multiplex Point-of-Care Test for Vaginal Infections
    Matthew Steele; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..specific identification of organisms responsible for common vaginal infections in patients presenting to primary health care settings in resource-limited settings...
  10. Implementation of Alcohol Screening, Intervention and Treatment in Primary Care
    Peter M Miller; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..evidence for an effective method of increasing the use of alcoholism medications and medical management in primary health care with hypertensive and diabetic patients who have alcohol use disorders...
  11. MA Childhood Obesity Research
    THOMAS GROVER LAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It incorporates evidence-based interventions in primary health care (High Five for Kids), child care (I Am Moving, I am Learning;NAP SACC) and schools/after-school programs (..
  12. The Virtual Patient for Improving Quality of Care in Primary Healthcare
    Richard Mollica; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>Primary health care (PHC) is the primary entry point to the health care system for trauma related mental health disorders...
  13. Building collaborative research infrastructure to reduce oral health disparities
    Jean J Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..statewide and local data on oral health and needs of patients, providers and the public with their input;primary health care, dental providers'and community resident lack of awareness of geriatric oral health;and limited ..
  14. Promoting Healthy Cancer Survivorship in Rural Colorado Primary Health Care Pract
    Linda Overholser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  15. The Impact of Cultural Differences on Health Literacy & Chronic Disease Outcomes
    Susan Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To develop recommendations for primary health care providers on chronic disease management for ethnically diverse patients with low health literacy...
  16. Promoting Health Literacy for Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Robert J Volk; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1) Use a participatory research approach, representing the perspectives of consumers and providers of primary health care, to develop an entertaining computer-supported patient decision aid (PtDA) for decision-making about CRC ..
  17. TAS::75 0872::TAS HEART&VASCULARCONTRACTS/IAA(8470187)
    Manuel Ramirez-Zea; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For feasibility and effectiveness assessment they will recruit 300 child/mother pairs. c. Primary health care/community-based model for the prevention and control of CVD in high risk individuals living in urban areas ..
  18. Particulate matter and black carbon:Respiratory Health in Sri Lankan Children
    Sumal Nandasena; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Information on covariates will come from questionnaires and from data maintained by the Sri Lankan primary health care system. This project provides an opportunity to address crucial knowledge gaps pertaining to PM2...
  19. Rapid Diagnosis of MDR TB from Sputum using a Small Fully Integrated Nucleic Acid
    Angelika Niemz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..project is to facilitate rapid diagnosis of drug resistant tuberculosis from sputum at the point of care in primary health care facilities using a handheld, easy to use, inexpensive, closed unit fully integrated nucleic acid testing ..
  20. Promoting Early School Readiness in Primary Healthcare
    Alan L Mendelsohn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Pediatric primary health care is an innovative opportunity to promote parenting with potential for universal access to the preschool (0-5 ..
  21. Evaluating a Structural and Behavioral HIV Risk Reduction Program for Black Men
    Jay G Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..program similar to MEN Count in structure but focused on general men's health- nutrition, exercise and primary health care utilization...
  22. Northwest Pennsylvania Adolescent Alcohol Research Cooperative (Phase II)
    Duncan B Clark; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Rural primary health care providers can play a vital role in the identification, management, and referral of underage drinkers...
  23. INTERNET CONNECTION FOR 5 TUBERCULOSIS INSTITUTIONS
    Paula Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..country via e-mail; (5) Provide an Internet search center for materials on Tuberculosis for TB specialists, primary health care professionals, nurses and others located in 30 remote e-mail- connected TB pilot sites of countries of the ..
  24. Reducing Health Risk Behavior & Improving Health Adolescent Depression
    Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..preventive interventions and our work integrating behavioral interventions for adolescent depression within primary health care services, the intervention employs a collaborative care model, with a Care Manager supporting the primary ..
  25. COBALT: Comorbid Affective Disorders, AIDS/HIV, and Long Term Health
    Graham Thornicroft; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..4) To improve integrated treatment/care of long-term conditions at the primary health care level among patients receiving ART and to evaluate the health synergies and health systems implications, ..
  26. Kaskie:Providing Collaborative Care Models to Older Adults with Mental Illness
    Brian P Kaskie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Instead, older adults with mental illnesses are more likely to appear in non- specialty settings such as primary health care clinics and community-based aging service programs...
  27. Mentoring and Research in Mental Health Services
    JOSEPH JOHN GALLO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to pursue high quality practice-based research related to mental disturbances in the primary health care setting;(2) to build infrastructure support that will encourage and facilitate the careers of junior ..
  28. Improving adolescent health outcomes through preventive care transformation
    Matthew Aalsma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the identification of specific mental and physical health problems and treatment outcomes in an adolescent primary health care setting...
  29. Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in Chile
    Lilian M Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is guided by an innovative conceptual model that integrates social-cognitive learning theory, the primary health care model of health worker-community collaboration, and the PI's own model of factors affecting Chilean ..
  30. Weighing the Evidence: Making Informed Health Care Decisions (A Traveling Exhibi
    LAURIE ANN KLEINBAUM FINK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..professionals at United Family Medicine and Open Cities Health Clinic, independent, nonprofit providers of primary health care, physician training, health promotion and outreach services serving St...
  31. EDRN: Clinical Epidemiology & Validation Centers
    Henry T Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b. a study to evaluate the acceptability of hypothetical biomarkers among high risk and average risk individuals and primary health care providers.
  32. Digital Library for Idaho Rural Healthcare Professionals
    MARCIA FRANCIS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The IHSL will use Web-based visualization tools to organize and provide access to information resources for primary health care providers in southeast Idaho...
  33. Hawaii Minority-Based Clinical Community Oncology Program
    Jeffrey Berenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..increasing the involvement of primary health care providers and other specialists in cancer treatment, prevention, and control studies...
  34. Practice Based Research Network 2012 National Meeting
    James W Mold; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..practice -especially primary care practice-by providing opportunity for necessary conversations among conference attendees to share research design, innovations and results and ultimately improve the delivery of primary health care.
  35. HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES: APPLYING IMPLEMENTATION
    Kenneth Sherr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..13 districts in Sofala province, Mozambique, through strengthened health systems and delivery of integrated primary health care. In specific aim 1, we will assess health systems strengthening interventions including improved data ..
  36. Point of Care Technology Research Center in Primary Care
    John A Parrish; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of emerging point-of-care technologies into commercially viable, clinically-focused solutions for improving primary health care. We intend to leverage and deploy an existing, proven approach to needs-driven health care technology ..
  37. VCU Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program
    Mary H Hackney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..unique urban and rural population available to the VCU MBCCOP, the history of extensive participation by primary health care providers and specialists, in particular, surgeons, gynecologic oncologists, and radiation oncologists in ..
  38. New Hampshire Mammography Registry: Strategic Studies in Screening
    Tracy Onega; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..healthcare providers, including mammographytechnologists, radiologists, pathologists, breast surgeons, and primary health care providers throughout NH...
  39. Maternal HIV disclosure to school-aged children: RCT of family-based intervention
    Tamsen Jean Rochat; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will compare, in a randomized control trial, a home-based intervention to assist mothers to disclose their status and plan for their child's future, against standard of care in a primary health care setting in rural South Africa.
  40. INITIATING CONTRACEPTION IN AN STD CLINIC SETTING
    Judith Shlay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..approach of initiating contraceptive care in an STD clinic followed by facilitated transition to existing primary health care facilities for ongoing family planning services...
  41. The Universidade Eduardo Mondlane/UCSD Medical Education Partnership
    EMILIA VIRGINIA NOORMAHOMED; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The expected outcome is a better understanding of the role for surgery in primary health care in Mozambique, an evidenced-based strategy for building surgical capacity in rural area, and an increased ..
  42. Evaluating the Role of a Medical Home Model in the Successful Management of Diabe
    GREGORY DAVID STEVENS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..RELEVANCE: The proposed research will provide critical information about different approaches to delivering primary health care that can improve the successful care and outcomes of diabetes among vulnerable adults...
  43. Center for Cardiovascular Health Disparities Research at Meharry Medical College
    John J Murray; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..stroke and diabetes in Tennessee and especially the North Nashville and Bordeaux/Whites Creek communities, primary health care catchment areas for MMC. These areas are approximately 80-90% African American...
  44. INTERNET LINKING OF NE MICHIGAN RURAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Michael Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Health Services, both Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), are the only providers of non-acute primary health care services in three counties of a six-county region of rural Northeast Michigan...
  45. Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary Care
    Robert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..AHRQ has a mandated role in developing these standards, primary health care is in the eye of the storm in this movement, and this conference is a logical extension of AHRQs ..
  46. CONTINUITY & COORDINATION OF MEDICAID CARE
    Andrea Gerstenberger; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Within recent years there has been renewed interest in primary health care - the level of care at which the patient enters the medical system to receive comprehensive, basic services, and to be referred for further care...
  47. RAHECNET
    Patricia Rodriguez; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The Rappahannock Area Health Education Center (RAHEC) addresses the availability and distribution of primary health care providers throughout its 18-locality service region...
  48. RCT of written self-disclosure for youth abdominal pain
    Jan Wallander; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our team has further shown that WSD may reduce service utilization when implemented in adult primary health care as well as specialty health care for young people (> age 14) with a chronic disease...
  49. THE EFFECTS OF RURAL OBSTETRIC CARE PROVIDER SHORTAGES
    Wayne Ray; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..A recent statewide review of primary health care services has objectively classified every county as to the availability of obstetric care providers based ..
  50. South Carolina Cancer Disparities Community Networks
    James R Hebert; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..professionals, primary community partners (Baptist Education and Missionary Convention and South Carolina Primary Health Care Association), and secondary partners and collaborators...
  51. Expanding MAHEC Digital Library
    SUSAN CENTNER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is the mission of the Missouri AHEC to recruit new and retain existing primary health care providers in the rural and underserved communities of Missouri, and providing access to quality evidence ..
  52. PREDICTING VACCINE STATUS & ED USE IN MEDICAID NEWBORNS
    Evaline Alessandrini; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Equitable access to primary health care is a social goal that has proved difficult to achieve in the U.S...
  53. HIV & HTLV-I COHORT STUDIES OF HAITIAN WOMEN AND INFANTS
    Neal Halsey; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Trained community health workers will assure active follow-up of participants in a primary health care program with an established record for conducting community based studies...
  54. HEALTHTOUCH--COMPUTER-ASSISTED CANCER PREVENTION
    W MC CARTER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of the patient information collected by HealthTouch in comparison to patient information collected by primary health care professionals...
  55. VALIDATING THE SAFETY OF NURSE-HEALTH ADVOCATE SERVICES
    KARLA NACION; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Community health workers or advocates have been an integral part of the World Health Organization's Primary Health Care approach to achieve "Health for All by the Year 2000...
  56. PRIMARY CARE & DISADVANTAGED ASIANS/PACIFIC ISLANDERS
    Ying Meng; Fiscal Year: 1993
    This study analyzes the patterns and levels of primary health care utilization among Asians and Pacific Islanders, with an emphasis on less settled and disadvantaged Asians and Pacific Islanders...
  57. REGISTRY AND ANALYSIS OF COMPUTER TRIALS IN PRIMARY CARE
    E Balas; Fiscal Year: 1993
    Computerized information systems could greatly improve primary health care delivery. However, claims of benefits are often based on non-experimental evidence...
  58. INTERNET CONNECTION GRANT
    Larry Burton; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The mission of CCHS is to provide access to high quality, comprehensive, primary health care and community services for all persons on the Delmarva Peninsula, with a special emphasis on underserved ..
  59. Health Resources for AHEC Community Preceptors
    SUSAN CENTNER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is the mission of the Missouri AHEC to recruit new and retain existing primary health care providers in the rural and underserved Missouri, and providing access to quality resources is key to ..
  60. The Hispanic Health Research Network: Enhancing Practice-Based Research Capacity
    DEANNE MESSIAS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..University of South Carolina and SC Hispanic/Latino Health Coalition will engage with three practice-based primary health care partners in a project to increase the organizational capacity of primary health care organizations to ..
  61. Connecting Chicago Health Outreach to the Internet
    CECILIA MORALES; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..diverse and challenging health care needs of Chicago's disenfranchised populations through the provision of Primary Health Care, Mental Health Services, Dental Care, Case Management, and interpreting services...
  62. Northwest Pennsylvania Adolescent Alcohol Research Cooperative (Phase II)
    Duncan Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Rural primary health care providers can play a vital role in the identification, management, and referral of underage drinkers...
  63. A Multiplex, Point-of-Care Test for Enteric Pathogens
    Bernhard Weigl; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..acid (NA) amplification, lab-on-a-card platform to identify enteric bacteria in patients presenting to primary health care settings or public health laboratories with symptoms of acute diarrhea...
  64. REDUCING SERVICE USE IN OLDER PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS
    Joshua Klapow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..interventions for the elderly is not sufficient for competency in the development and evaluation of large primary health care delivery systems...
  65. Environmental Factors for Parkinson's in Swedish Twins
    Nancy Pedersen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Medical records will be obtained for all hospital admissions as well as from primary health care facilities...