health care surveys
Summary: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Publications330 found, 100 shown here
- Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitalsAshish K Jha
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 360:1628-38. 2009..Despite a consensus that the use of health information technology should lead to more efficient, safer, and higher-quality care, there are no reliable estimates of the prevalence of adoption of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals...
- Inequalities in access to medical care by income in developed countriesEddy van Doorslaer
Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
CMAJ 174:177-83. 2006..This is often interpreted as requiring that care be available on the basis of need and not willingness or ability to pay. We sought to examine equity in physician utilization in 21 OECD countries for the year 2000...
- Multilevel psychometric properties of the AHRQ hospital survey on patient safety cultureJoann S Sorra
Westat, Rockville, MD, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 10:199. 2010..The purpose of this study was to examine the multilevel psychometric properties of the survey...
- Timing of children's vaccinations in 45 low-income and middle-income countries: an analysis of survey dataAndrew Clark
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Lancet 373:1543-9. 2009..We estimated vaccination coverage at different ages, and delays in administration, in 45 low-income and middle-income countries...
- Trends in the use of complementary and alternative medicine in the United States: 2002-2007Dejun Su
Department of Sociology, South Texas Border Health Disparities Center, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:296-310. 2011..In both 2002 and 2007, having unmet needs in medical care or having delayed care due to cost were associated with a higher chance of CAM use...
- Assessing bed net use and non-use after long-lasting insecticidal net distribution: a simple framework to guide programmatic strategiesJodi L Vanden Eng
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, 4770 Buford Hwy MS F 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Malar J 9:133. 2010..In order to increase ITN use, it is necessary to devise strategies that accurately identify, differentiate, and target the reasons and types of non-use...
- Women's position within the household as a determinant of maternal health care use in NepalMarie Furuta
Department of Community Health Nursing, St Mary s College, Kurume, Japan
Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:17-27. 2006..In particular, how a woman's position within her household may affect the receipt of health care deserves further investigation...
- Physician response to surveys. A review of the literatureS E Kellerman
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Training, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 20:61-7. 2001..We reviewed literature of survey methodology specific to physician surveys and report those found to be most effective...
- Good practice in the conduct and reporting of survey researchKate Kelley
Research Department, Worthing and Southland Hospitals NHS Trust, Worthing, West Sussex, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 15:261-6. 2003..It is not intended to provide a manual of how to conduct a survey, but rather to identify common pitfalls and oversights to be avoided by researchers if their work is to be valid and credible...
- Response rate in patient satisfaction research: an analysis of 210 published studiesJ Sitzia
Worthing Hospital NHS Trust, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 10:311-7. 1998..To examine the quality of response rate reporting and to identify methodological factors influencing response rates in published patient satisfaction studies...
- Subjective unmet need and utilization of health care services in Canada: what are the equity implications?Sara Allin
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toranto, Canada
Soc Sci Med 70:465-72. 2010....
- Age, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnic differences in patients' assessments of primary health careJ L Campbell
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, GKT School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
Qual Health Care 10:90-5. 2001..This study aims to examine variations in assessments of primary care according to age, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnicity variables...
- Diagnostic and treatment delay among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Ethiopia: a cross sectional studySolomon Yimer
Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
BMC Infect Dis 5:112. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine the length of delays, and analyze the factors affecting the delay from onset of symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) until the commencement of treatment...
- Five-point scales outperform 10-point scales in a randomized comparison of item scaling for the Patient Experiences QuestionnaireAndrew M Garratt
National Resource Centre for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, PO Box 23 Vinderen, 0319 Oslo, Norway
J Clin Epidemiol 64:200-7. 2011..To assess the data quality of two approaches to scaling items within the Patient Experiences Questionnaire (PEQ); a five-point scale with descriptors for all scale points and a 10-point scale with descriptors only at the end points...
- Patients' perception of hospital care in the United StatesAshish K Jha
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 359:1921-31. 2008..Data from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey provide a portrait of patients' experiences in U.S. hospitals...
- Utilization of maternal health care services in Southern IndiaK Navaneetham
Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis, Institute for Asian Research, National University of Singapore, AS7 Shaw Foundation Building, 117570, Singapore
Soc Sci Med 55:1849-69. 2002..The findings of this study provide insights for planning and implementing appropriate maternal health service delivery programs in order to improve the health and well-being of both mother and child...
- The psychometric properties of the 'Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture' in Dutch hospitalsMarleen Smits
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 8:230. 2008..The aim of this study was to examine the underlying dimensions and psychometric properties of the questionnaire in Dutch hospital settings, and to compare these results with the original questionnaire used in USA hospital settings...
- Assessment of inpatient paediatric care in first referral level hospitals in 13 districts in KenyaMike English
KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
Lancet 363:1948-53. 2004..The district hospital is considered essential for delivering basic, cost-effective health care to children in resource poor countries. We aimed to investigate the performance of these facilities in Kenya...
- Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed netsAllen Hightower
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control, Center for Global Health, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Malar J 9:183. 2010..The feasibility of a distribution strategy aimed at a high-risk target group to meet bed net ownership and usage targets is evaluated...
- Use of antenatal services and delivery care in Entebbe, Uganda: a community surveyCarolyn J Tann
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:23. 2007....
- Population patterns of chronic health conditions, co-morbidity and healthcare use in Canada: implications for policy and practiceAnne Marie Broemeling
Interior Health Authority and Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Healthc Q 11:70-6. 2008....
- Vaccination coverage rates in eleven European countries during two consecutive influenza seasonsPatricia R Blank
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, CH 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
J Infect 58:446-58. 2009..The aims were to analyse vaccine uptake rates in the general population and in high-risk groups, including children, as well as to understand the principal drivers and barriers towards vaccination...
- Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environmentDavid M Studdert
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 293:2609-17. 2005..How often physicians alter their clinical behavior because of the threat of malpractice liability, termed defensive medicine, and the consequences of those changes, are central questions in the ongoing medical malpractice reform debate...
- Validity of reported vaccination coverage in 45 countriesChristopher J L Murray
Department of Health Service Provision, Evidence and Information for Policy, WHO, 27 Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 362:1022-7. 2003..We aimed to assess the accuracy of officially reported coverage rates of vaccination with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (DTP3), which is commonly used to monitor child health interventions...
- Patient safety in surgical environments: cross-countries comparison of psychometric properties and results of the Norwegian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient SafetyArvid S Haugen
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Lies vei 65, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
BMC Health Serv Res 10:279. 2010..This study examined the psychometric properties of a Norwegian translation of the HSOPS and also compared safety climate factors from a surgical setting to hospitals in the United States, the Netherlands and Norway...
- The continuing use of complementary and alternative medicine in South Australia: costs and beliefs in 2004Alastair H MacLennan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
Med J Aust 184:27-31. 2006..To survey the use, cost, beliefs and quality of life of users of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
- Vaccination coverage and reasons for non-vaccination in a district of IstanbulSebahat D Torun
Department of Public Health, Marmara University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
BMC Public Health 6:125. 2006..The other objective was to determine coverage of measles vaccination of the Measles Immunization Days (MID) 2005 for children aged 9 month to 6 years in a region of Umraniye, Istanbul, Turkey...
- Barriers to adherence to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease guidelines by primary care physiciansGregory D Salinas
CE Outcomes, LLC Birmingham, AL 35226, USA
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6:171-9. 2011..The objective of this study was to elucidate barriers to consistent implementation of COPD guidelines...
- Measuring the equity of inpatient utilization in Chinese rural areasZhongliang Zhou
School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, China
BMC Health Serv Res 11:201. 2011..However, previous studies have shown neither the extent of utilization inequity, nor which factors are associated with utilization inequity in rural China...
- Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000Stephanie J Brown
Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005..To investigate the views and experiences of postnatal hospital care of a representative sample of Victorian women who gave birth in Victoria, Australia, in 1999...
- Medical expenditure and rural impoverishment in ChinaYuanli Liu
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 21:216-22. 2003..In other words, medical spending raised the number of rural households living below the poverty line by 44.3%. Medical expenditure has become an important source of transient poverty in rural China...
- A measuring instrument for evaluation of quality systemsC Wagner
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht
Int J Qual Health Care 11:119-30. 1999..To develop an instrument for provider organizations, consumers, purchasers, and policy makers to measure and compare the development of quality systems in provider organizations...
- Delays in the diagnosis of six cancers: analysis of data from the National Survey of NHS Patients: CancerV L Allgar
Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9PL, UK
Br J Cancer 92:1959-70. 2005..Interventions aimed at reducing patient and primary care delays need to be developed and their effect on diagnostic stage and psychological distress evaluated...
- Barriers to colorectal cancer screening: a comparison of reports from primary care physicians and average-risk adultsCarrie N Klabunde
Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
Med Care 43:939-44. 2005..Barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening are not well understood...
- Gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the older adult population of SpainAurea Redondo-Sendino
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
BMC Public Health 6:155. 2006..Compared to men, women report greater morbidity and make greater use of health-care services. This study examines potential determinants of gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the elderly...
- Antenatal care: provision and inequality in rural north IndiaSaseendran Pallikadavath
Opportunities and Choices Programme of Reproductive Health Research and School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 5YA, UK
Soc Sci Med 59:1147-58. 2004..The findings indicate substantial limitations of the health services in overcoming socio-economic and cultural barriers to access...
- Validation of recall of breast and cervical cancer screening by women in an ethnically diverse populationStephen J McPhee
Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94102, USA
Prev Med 35:463-73. 2002....
- In chronic condition: experiences of patients with complex health care needs, in eight countries, 2008Cathy Schoen
Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1-16. 2009..Still, deficits in care management during hospital discharge or when seeing multiple doctors occurred in all countries. Findings highlight the need for system innovations to improve outcomes for patients with complex chronic conditions...
- Is demand-side financing equity enhancing? Lessons from a maternal health voucher scheme in BangladeshShakil Ahmed
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Soc Sci Med 72:1704-10. 2011..A comprehensive system-wide approach, including supply-side strengthening, will be needed to adequately address maternal health concerns in poor developing countries...
- Barriers to and facilitators of colorectal cancer screening in different population subgroups in Adelaide, South AustraliaSara Javanparast
Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Med J Aust 196:521-3. 2012..To identify barriers to and facilitators of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening participation among different cultural subgroups in South Australia, and to describe how these might be shared or be distinct across these groups...
- What can hospitalized patients tell us about adverse events? Learning from patient-reported incidentsSaul N Weingart
Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Gen Intern Med 20:830-6. 2005..Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to elicit incident reports from hospital inpatients in order to identify and characterize adverse events and near-miss errors...
- Emergency, anaesthetic and essential surgical capacity in the GambiaAdam Iddriss
Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Harvey 319, 600 Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 89:565-72. 2011..To assess the resources for essential and emergency surgical care in the Gambia...
- Ethnic disparities in self-reported oral health status and access to care among older adults in NYCDonna Shelley
New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA
J Urban Health 88:651-62. 2011..Greater attention is needed in enhancing the cultural competency of providers, addressing gaps in oral health literacy, and reducing language barriers that impede access to care...
- Challenges to the reproductive-health needs of African women: on religion and maternal health utilization in GhanaStephen Obeng Gyimah
Department of Sociology, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Soc Sci Med 62:2930-44. 2006..In general, Moslem and traditional women were less likely to use such services compared with Christians. The findings are discussed with reference to our theoretical framework and some policy issues are highlighted...
- Improving the quality of surveys of physicians and medical groups: a research agendaCarrie N Klabunde
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Eval Health Prof 35:477-506. 2012..There is particular need for empirical assessment of factors that motivate or impede participation of physicians, other types of clinicians, and medical groups in survey research...
- Development and applicability of Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPS) in JapanShinya Ito
Department of Social Medicine, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
BMC Health Serv Res 11:28. 2011..Although several conceptual frameworks have been proposed in the past, no standard measurement tool has yet been developed for Japan...
- Income-related inequality in health insurance coverage: analysis of China Health and Nutrition Survey of 2006 and 2009Jinan Liu
HealthCore, Inc, Wilmington, DE 19801, USA
Int J Equity Health 11:42. 2012..This study examined whether the overall income-related inequality in health insurance coverage improved during 2006 and 2009 in China...
- Validity of self-reported healthcare utilization data in the Community Health Survey in KoreaHwayoung Rim
Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
J Korean Med Sci 26:1409-14. 2011....
- Patterns and perceptions of care for treatment of back and neck pain: results of a national surveyPeter M Wolsko
Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:292-7; discussion 298. 2003..We conducted a nationally representative random household telephone survey to assess therapies used to treat back or neck pain...
- How Australian nephrologists view home dialysis: results of a national surveyMarie J Ludlow
Kidney Health Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Nephrology (Carlton) 16:446-52. 2011..However, there is marked regional variation in the uptake of home haemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) suggesting further scope for the expansion of these modalities...
- Use of complementary and alternative medicine at Norwegian and Danish hospitalsLaila J Salomonsen
National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NAFKAM Faculty of health science, University of Tromsø, Norway
BMC Complement Altern Med 11:4. 2011..However, little is known about whether CAM is offered in hospitals. The aim of this study was to describe to what extent CAM is offered in Norwegian and Danish hospitals and investigate possible changes in Norway since 2001...
- Care seeking in Sri Lanka: one possible explanation for low childhood mortalityM W Amarasiri de Silva
Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Soc Sci Med 53:1363-72. 2001....
- Are attitudes towards mental health help-seeking associated with service use? Results from the European Study of Epidemiology of Mental DisordersM ten Have
Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, P O Box 725, 3500 AS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:153-63. 2010..To investigate the prevailing attitudes towards mental health help-seeking in Europe, their correlates, and whether these attitudes are associated with actual service use for mental health problems...
- Nationwide survey on resource availability for implementing current sepsis guidelines in MongoliaOtgon Bataar
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Central University Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Bull World Health Organ 88:839-46. 2010..To assess if secondary and tertiary hospitals in Mongolia have the resources needed to implement the 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines...
- Socioeconomic inequalities in hospital births in China between 1988 and 2008Xing Lin Feng
School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing, China
Bull World Health Organ 89:432-41. 2011..To assess trends in hospital births in China during 1988-2008 in an effort to determine if efforts to overcome financial barriers to giving birth in hospital have reduced the access gap between the rich and the poor...
- Child morbidity and care-seeking in Nairobi slum settlements: the role of environmental and socio-economic factorsRobert Peter Ndugwa
Medical School, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
J Child Health Care 12:314-28. 2008..However, by enhancing access to health care services, socio-economic status is critical for mitigating disease burden among children in slum settlements...
- Physicians encouraging colorectal screening: a randomized controlled trial of enhanced office and patient management on compliance with colorectal cancer screeningBruce S Ling
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:47-55. 2009..Colorectal cancer screening is underused. Our objective was to evaluate methods for promoting colorectal cancer screening in primary care practice...
- Medical care of type 2 diabetes in German disease management programmes: a population-based evaluationRenee G Stark
Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Institute for Health Economics and Healthcare Management, Neuherberg, Germany
Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:383-91. 2011..The aim of this study was to compare healthcare quality and medical endpoints between diabetes management programme participants and patients receiving usual care designated as controls...
- What are the components of effective stroke unit care?Peter Langhorne
Academic Section of Geriatric Medicine, Level 3, Centre Block, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 OSF, UK
Age Ageing 31:365-71. 2002..The effectiveness of organized inpatient (stroke unit) care has been demonstrated in systematic reviews of clinical trials. However, the key components of stroke unit care are poorly understood...
- Informal care and health care use of older adultsCourtney Harold Van Houtven
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, The Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705 3897, USA
J Health Econ 23:1159-80. 2004..Instrumental variables (IV) estimation controls for the simultaneity of informal and formal care. Informal care reduces home health care use and delays nursing home entry...
- "I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary careEric G Poon
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:2223-8. 2004..Therefore, we sought to identify problems in current test result management systems and possible ways to improve these systems...
- Availability and distribution of, and geographic access to emergency obstetric care in ZambiaSabine Gabrysch
Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 114:174-9. 2011..To assess the availability and coverage of emergency obstetric care (EmOC) services in Zambia...
- Variation in coronary artery bypass grafting, angioplasty, cataract surgery, and hip replacement rates among primary care groups in London: association with population and practice characteristicsAzeem Majeed
School of Public Policy, University College London
J Public Health Med 24:21-6. 2002..However, no studies in the United Kingdom have yet examined the variation in the use of important groups of surgical procedures among primary care groups...
- Informal sector providers in Bangladesh: how equipped are they to provide rational health care?Syed Masud Ahmed
BRAC Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Health Policy Plan 24:467-78. 2009....
- Use of antenatal care, maternity services, intermittent presumptive treatment and insecticide treated bed nets by pregnant women in Luwero district, UgandaMpungu S Kiwuwa
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Uganda
Malar J 7:44. 2008..This study assessed uptake of both ITNs and IPTp-SP by pregnant women as well as antenatal and maternity care use with the aim of optimizing their delivery...
- An analysis of private health insurance purchasing decisions with national health insurance in TaiwanTsai Ching Liu
Department ol Puhlie Finance, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Soc Sci Med 55:755-74. 2002..In addition, one important implication in the private health insurance market is highlighted. There is no complementarity between the public and private systems...
- Assessing the utilization of maternal and child health care among married adolescent women: evidence from IndiaLucky Singh
International Institute for Population Sciences IIPS, Deonar, Mumbai, India
J Biosoc Sci 44:1-26. 2012..Moreover, there should be substantial financial assistance for the provision of delivery and child care for married women below the age of 19 years...
- Why patients with ESRD do not select self-care dialysis as a treatment optionKevin McLaughlin
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary and Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Am J Kidney Dis 41:380-5. 2003..The purpose of this study is to describe reasons in-center hemodialysis patients choose not to perform self-care dialysis and identify variables associated with a negative attitude toward self-care dialysis...
- Utilization of health facilities and trained birth attendants for childbirth in rural Bangladesh: an empirical studyBimal Kanti Paul
Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:1755-65. 2002..We conclude that quick response to delivery complications and improved access to hospitals and TTBAs can reduce the risk of infant and maternal mortality and morbidity in rural Bangladesh...
- EUROASPIRE III: a survey on the lifestyle, risk factors and use of cardioprotective drug therapies in coronary patients from 22 European countriesKornelia Kotseva
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:121-37. 2009....
- Do patients value continuity of care in general practice? An investigation using stated preference discrete choice experimentsDavid Turner
Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 12:132-7. 2007..To estimate the relative importance to patients of continuity of care compared with other aspects of a primary care consultation...
- Evaluating the use of a modified CAHPS survey to support improvements in patient-centred care: lessons from a quality improvement collaborativeElizabeth Davies
King s College London School of Medicine, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
Health Expect 11:160-76. 2008....
- Self-reported frequency and severity of disease flares, disease perception, and flare treatments in patients with ulcerative colitis: results of a national internet-based surveySusan C Bolge
Consumer Health Sciences KantarHealth, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Clin Ther 32:238-45. 2010..A secondary objective was to determine the predictive value of disease characteristics, particularly disease flares, on current use of biologic therapy...
- Progress in the implementation of Quality Management in Dutch health care: 1995-2000Emmy M Sluijs
NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Int J Qual Health Care 15:223-34. 2003..A second objective was to explore whether the progress in QM was related to subsectors of care and/or to cultural characteristics of health care organizations...
- Measuring patient preferences for colorectal cancer screening using a choice-format surveyDeborah A Marshall
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Value Health 10:415-30. 2007..Our objective is to examine patient preferences for CRC screening modalities and uptake rates using utility-based methods...
- Costs of vaginal delivery and Caesarean section at a tertiary level public hospital in Islamabad, PakistanAttia Khan
Health Services Academy, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad, Pakistan
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:2. 2010....
- Vitamin A supplementation in Tanzania: the impact of a change in programmatic delivery strategy on coverageHonorati Masanja
Ifakara Health Research and Development Center, Ifakara, Morogoro, Tanzania
BMC Health Serv Res 6:142. 2006..impact of a change in programmatic delivery strategy from routine delivery through the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI+) approach to twice-yearly mass distribution campaigns on coverage of vitamin A supplementation in Tanzania..
- Physicians and electronic health records: a statewide surveySteven R Simon
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:507-12. 2007..Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for a variety of functions, ranging from visit documentation to laboratory test ordering, but little is known about physicians' actual use of these functions...
- Therapeutic hypothermia in Italian intensive care units: a national surveyA Bianchin
Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Azienda ULSS 8, Hospital of Montebelluna, Treviso, Italy
Minerva Anestesiol 75:357-62. 2009..The aim of this study was to investigate the use of therapeutic hypothermia (TH) in Italian Intensive Care Units (ICUs)...
- A randomized trial of opinion leader endorsement in a survey of orthopaedic surgeons: effect on primary response ratesMohit Bhandari
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Int J Epidemiol 32:634-6. 2003..Opinion leaders have been shown to have significant influence on the practice of health professionals and patient outcomes...
- More vaccines for children? Parents' viewsHelen Bedford
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
Vaccine 25:7818-23. 2007..We examined attitudes towards severity of specific infections, acceptability of potential vaccines and preferences for the number of injections they would want their child to receive on any one occasion...
- Randomized trial of $20 versus $50 incentives to increase physician survey response ratesNancy L Keating
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Med Care 46:878-81. 2008..Recent experiences of survey researchers suggest that physicians are becoming less willing to complete surveys...
- The relative importance of physician communication, participatory decision making, and patient understanding in diabetes self-managementMichele Heisler
Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Mich, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:243-52. 2002....
- Discriminatory attitudes and practices by health workers toward patients with HIV/AIDS in NigeriaChen Reis
Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 2:e246. 2005..The study involved a cross-sectional survey of 1,021 Nigerian health-care professionals (including 324 physicians, 541 nurses, and 133 midwives identified by profession) in 111 health-care facilities in four Nigerian states...
- Colorectal cancer screening by primary care physicians: recommendations and practices, 2006-2007Carrie N Klabunde
Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:8-16. 2009..S. This study describes the CRC screening recommendations and practices of U.S. physicians and compares them to findings from a 1999-2000 national provider survey...
- Increased health care utilisation among 10-year breast cancer survivorsL V van de Poll-Franse
Eindhoven Cancer Registry, Comprehensive Cancer Centre South IKZ, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Support Care Cancer 14:436-43. 2006..We investigated self-reported health care utilisation of women who survived breast cancer for 10 years and identified predictors of health care utilisation...
- Is patient satisfaction sensitive to changes in the quality of care? An exploitation of the Hawthorne effectKenneth L Leonard
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Health Econ 27:444-59. 2008....
- Who pays for health care in Asia?Owen O'Donnell
Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
J Health Econ 27:460-75. 2008..But in most low-/middle-income countries, the better-off not only pay more, they also get more health care...
- Ascertainment of childhood vaccination histories in northern MalawiA Jahn
Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
Trop Med Int Health 13:129-38. 2008..To assess factors related to recorded vaccine uptake, which may confound the evaluation of vaccine impact...
- Validation of a general measure of treatment satisfaction, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM), using a national panel study of chronic diseaseMark J Atkinson
Worldwide Outcomes Research, La Jolla Laboratories, Pfizer Inc, 10777 Science Center Drive B 95, San Diego, CA 92121 1111, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:12. 2004..The objective of this study was to develop and psychometrically evaluate a general measure of patients' satisfaction with medication, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM)...
- Equity in health care access to: assessing the urban health insurance reform in ChinaGordon G Liu
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7360, Beard Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
Soc Sci Med 55:1779-94. 2002..It also appears to be more efficient overall in allocating health care resources by substituting outpatient care for more expensive care at emergency or inpatient settings...
- Hospital computing and the costs and quality of care: a national studyDavid U Himmelstein
Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Am J Med 123:40-6. 2010..However, no previous studies have examined computerization's cost and quality impacts at a diverse national sample of hospitals...
- Access and barriers to measures targeted to prevent malaria in pregnancy in rural KenyaPriscilla W Gikandi
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Trop Med Int Health 13:208-17. 2008....
- High use of complementary therapies in a New South Wales rural communityJ M Wilkinson
School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 9:166-71. 2001..Furthermore, these professionals should be alert to the potential for increased numbers of herb-drug interactions in rural communities...
- Factors affecting the use of patient survey data for quality improvement in the Veterans Health AdministrationElizabeth A Davies
Thames Cancer Registry, King s College London, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 11:334. 2011..The goal of this study was to assess factors that were barriers to, or promoters of, efforts to improve care experiences in VA facilities...
- An assessment of the implementation of the Health Care Funds for the Poor policy in rural VietnamNguyen Xuan Thanh
Institute of Health Economics, 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5J 3N4
Health Policy 98:58-64. 2010..However, further efforts are needed to help them access higher levels of public health care. Pharmacists should be better regulated and incorporated with primary health care to improve efficiency of the system...
- Paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderJanet M Payne
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 47:704-10. 2011....
- The escalating cost and prevalence of alternative medicineAlastair H MacLennan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, 5000, Australia
Prev Med 35:166-73. 2002..The purpose of this study was to measure trends in the prevalence and cost of alternative medicines and alternative practitioner use in an Australian population and to obtain a profile of users and their beliefs...
- Australian midwives' awareness and management of antenatal and postpartum depressionCindy J Jones
Griffith University, School of Nursing and Midwifery Nathan Campus, 170 Kesssels Road, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
Women Birth 25:23-8. 2012..The detection of maternal depression can be improved with routine screening. This practice is expected to be integrated into midwifery practice under the Australia National Perinatal Depression Initiative...
- Socio-economic and locational determinants of accessibility and utilization of primary health-careK S Field
University College Northampton, Park Campus, Boughton Green Road, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
Health Soc Care Community 9:294-308. 2001..Results confirmed that current service provision afforded a differential level of service to patients, which does not directly reflect their level of need...
- Growing old before growing rich: inequality in health service utilization among the mid-aged and elderly in Gansu and Zhejiang Provinces, ChinaYang Wang
Center for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, Shandong, China
BMC Health Serv Res 12:302. 2012..We investigate inequality in service utilization among the mid-aged and elderly, with a special attention of health insurance...
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- Valuation of Primary Care-Integrated TelehealthKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2006..Direct and indirect costs will be assessed. Study B will assess integration in primary care, for example by measuring impact on continuity of care, adherence to well-child visit schedules and immunization rates. ..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Alcohol Use and Medical Care Quality among the ElderlyELIZABETH MERRICK; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Team Performance and Quality of Care in Nursing HomesHelena Temkin Greener; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Providers' perceptions of the diaphragm in Southern Afr*Cynthia Harper; Fiscal Year: 2005..As the diaphragm effectiveness results become available, data from this proposed study will position us to design counseling interventions and to address provider education and training needs. ..
- Fractures, Heart Disease, and Stroke on Aromatase InhibitorsNancy L Keating; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- SLEEP HEART HEALTH STUDYHelaine Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2007..Accomplishing these goals will provide important information concerning the public health impact of SDB. ..
- Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community PopulationsNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2007..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
- Managed Care Penetration and Cancer CareNancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2003..If managed care penetration is negatively associated with the delivery of care, interventions targeted toward policy-makers, providers, and patients will be needed to counteract the effects of market forces. ..
- For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life CareElizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009..Relevance in lay language: We will generate knowledge about the influence of for-profit hospice ownership on the experiences of patients with cancer and their families. ..
- Hospital strategies to improve outcome performanceELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
- Cancer Care and Outcomes for Disabled Medicare PatientsLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2006..These findings may suggest areas where more attention is needed, such as increasing cancer screening among disabled Medicare recipients or rethinking initial treatment strategies. ..
- The Association Between Providers' Ethnic/Racial Biases and Hypertension ControlIrene V Blair; Fiscal Year: 2010..By combining the theory and methods of social psychology with those of health outcomes research, this line of work represents an innovative approach to elucidating the causes of a serious public health problem. ..
- DEPRESSION AND END OF LIFE CARE IN ALSSteven Albert; Fiscal Year: 2003..This information will be critical for understanding the experience of patients with terminal disease as they and their families face end-of-life care decisions. ..
- American Psychosocial Oncology Society 4th Annual ConferenceRuth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2007..Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in a supplement to the journal Psycho-Oncology, and presentations will be posted on the APOS website. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Plainning malaria training in Zambia Thomas Eisele; Fiscal Year: 2009..Tailoring a sustainable program using appropriate technology and a framework of collaboration in support of PMI activities will greatly increase the likelihood of controlling, and perhaps eventually eliminating, malaria in Zambia. ..
- COGNITIVE AND PHYSICAL BASIS OF DISABLEMENTSteven Albert; Fiscal Year: 2005..g., mild disabled) than others. This finding would suggest that disability may be reduced through remediation of motor and cognitive/process skills, as well as by efforts to reduce impairment. ..
- How Access Affects Outcomes of Rehabilitation ServicesLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2005..The primary outcome of the proposed study will be an assessment of the association of PT and OT, as routinely practiced nationwide and important outcomes of care. ..
- Can Longitudinal Population-Based Data Help to Personalize Depression Treatment?Gregory E Simon; Fiscal Year: 2010..We propose a set of targeted methodologic studies to prepare for a multi-site research consortium focused on predicting response to specific depression treatments. ..
- How Health Insurance Status Affects Persons with DisabilitiesLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007..This goal addresses the objectives of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which has identified persons with disabilities as one of its priority populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: QUALITY OF CARE/SERVICE USELisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001..Given that roughly 49 million Americans have a disabling condition, addressing concerns about their quality of care is essential. ..
- Measuring Cultural Competence and Racial Bias Among PhysiciansSomnath Saha; Fiscal Year: 2008..These tools are needed to inform and evaluate future interventions to reduce pervasive racial disparities in health care quality and outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF ALTERNATIVE RISK ADJUSTERSLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Medication Management Decisions in SchizophreniaMark Olfson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The results will inform quality improvement programs by identifying key modifiable determinants of the quality of medication management in the community treatment of schizophrenia. ..
- Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions by Women with Physical DisabilitiesLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our findings will help begin educating patients and physicians and could perhaps improve breast cancer care for women with physical disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Nursing's Impact on QOL Outcomes in Ovarian CancerRuth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2005..Data analysis will include: mean difference analyses, individual difference analyses, and outcome analyses. The primary analysis will be a multivariate analysis of covariance with repeated measures. ..
- Role of Visual Cues in StereotypingIRENE BLAIR; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed research will advance our understanding of the extent to which feature-based stereotypes may contributed to such disparities. ..
- Epidemiology and Care of Comorbid Obesity and DepressionGregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006..weight loss, nutrient intake, physical activity, depressive symptoms, functional impairment and disability in the two groups of women with comorbid obesity and depression randomly assigned to the two different intervention programs ..
- Acculturation and Alcohol among U.S. LatinasSarah Zemore; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Primary Care Provider and Preventive Oral HealthCharlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, this career development award is expected to provide to Dr. Lewis the didactic and experiential training necessary to become an independent clinical investigator focusing on pediatric and dental health services research. ..
- Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors PublicationDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2008..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation for African AmericansRichard Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Integration Difusion for SMI Service DeliveryKIMBERLEY ISETT; Fiscal Year: 2005..Analysis will be completed using repeated measures regression techniques. ..
- Evaluation of Telemedicine for Children with Special Healthcare NeedsKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2009..Moreover, by integrating clinicians from the medical home, we promote another cardinal attribute of quality, continuity of care. ..
- Re-Engineering Hospital Care for ChildrenKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Oral Health Status and Habits of Young Children with Developmental DelayCharlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Dental Care in Children With and Without Special Health Care NeedsCharlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition, we hypothesize that CSHCN will require relatively more restorative dental care and thus have higher dental expenditures per dental visit and overall than children without special needs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A pilot study for oral health case management of children with orofacial cleftsCharlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Use of Claims Data to Study Quality of Cancer CareJames Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2007..We will then explore the reliability of the provider-level data in order to assess its potential utility in assessing quality of care for individual providers. ..
- Patterns and correlates of CAM use in African AmericansCarolyn Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007..Long-term objectives are to enhance the provision and effectiveness of health care interventions in African American populations and to generate research questions for future investigations of CAM use in African Americans. [unreadable]..
- Working Well with a Disability: Health Promotion as a Means to EmploymentTom Seekins; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CAM Approaches to Air Pollution Related Health EffectsJason Allen; Fiscal Year: 2007..The long-term objective of this research is to rigorously examine potential CAM interventions in augmenting adverse health effects induced by pollutants that pose a substantial ongoing public health burden. ..
- Telemonitoring to improve heart failure outcomesHarlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & FacilitatorsJoan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
- Health Effects of Racial Segregation on Aging AdultsJoseph Sudano; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Obesity as a Barrier to Patient-Physician CommunicationKathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk AssessmentSAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Information Exchange: A Frontier ModelNANCY SHANK; Fiscal Year: 2007..Project partners include all the area's hospitals, the public health entity, a membership organization of nearly all health and human services providers, and the University of Nebraska. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PS06-003, Opt-out HIV Testing in Emergency Dept settingsJason Haukoos; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
- Prostate Cancer Symptom Monitoring StudyKimberly Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prospective Study of Diet, Physical Activity, BMI and Risk of Pulmonary EmbolismCarlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2008..We believe that quantifying these modifiable risk factors will lead to public health interventions that decrease the incidence of pulmonary embolism in the elderly population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pilot Trial of Peer Support for Bipolar DisorderGregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Lanaguge, Community, and Older Immigrant HouseholdsJeffrey Burr; Fiscal Year: 2006..Third, using the double cohort method, age and immigration cohort effects on patterns of household complexity are examined to test life cycle and assimilation hypotheses. ..
- Satin Use and the Risk of Site Specific CancersDenise Boudreau; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Website for the Self-Management of Chronic Back PainEmil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2005..This information will be printable and can be shared with medical providers. In Phase I, interactive self-assessment questions and a demonstration website with samples of several interactive and text features will be developed. ..
- AN ALTERNATIVE FOR INCARCERATED SUBSTANCE ABUSERSEmil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2002..If such a program could demonstrate clinical efficacy in field trials with this high-risk population, the commercial potential would be extraordinary. ..
- IMPROVING INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTSSteven Pantilat; Fiscal Year: 2004..In addition, it is anticipated that the proposed research will develop the UCSF palliative care service into a unit for conducting clinical research focused on improving inpatient palliative care. ..
- Do Statins Ameliorate Periodontal Disease?Barry Saver; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE OF CHD AND SUDDEN DEATH (MHS)Russell Luepker; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- CHILD ABUSE REPORTING EXPERIENCE STUDY (CARES)Emalee Flaherty; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will provide the most thorough description ever of SCAN in primary care, thus providing important data needed for both research and policy in the area of child abuse identification and management. ..
- CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULUM AWARDRussell Luepker; Fiscal Year: 2004..The curriculum is based on 7 learning objectives with measurable outcomes (didactic course work, grant writing and oral defense of a "hands on" project) with attention to 3 general areas (knowledge, skills and ethics). ..
- VARIATIONS IN BREAST CANCER TREATMENT AND MORTALITYJames Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SURVEILLANCE OF LOW INCOME, MINORITYLetitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Making Sure: An Ethnographic Study of Health Profession*Paul Gorman; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- COST EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETIC SCREENING FOR COLON CANCERScott Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Breast Cancer Survivorship: 10 Years LaterVicki Helgeson; Fiscal Year: 2005..Finally, we will conduct focus groups with women to examine the positive and negative aspects of their experience with the research study. ..
- Trial to Enhance Adherence to Multiple GuidelinesBenjamin Crabtree; Fiscal Year: 2006..The intervention will be translatable into ongoing implementations of evidence-based guidelines in the primary care setting where the majority of Americans receive their medical care. ..
- Health Information Technology Value in Rural HospitalsMarcia Ward; Fiscal Year: 2006..The toolkits will facilitate rural hospitals' ability to utilize current and emerging evidence to guide HIT investment and implementation decisions that fit their particular healthcare environment. ..
- ADJUSTMENT TO BREAST CANCERVicki Helgeson; Fiscal Year: 2001..Women will be sent questionnaires on an annual basis, up to 5 years post-intervention. Medical records will be evaluated to gather information on recurrence. ..
- DETERMINANTS OF PROCEDURE USE IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTIONJames Jollis; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will also examine "which rate is right?" by comparing adjusted outcomes (mortality, resource use, and costs), and by comparing procedure use to approaches based on medical evidence. ..
- Racial Differences in Diabetes-Depression ComorbidityJames Aikens; Fiscal Year: 2006..Findings will also enable the design of trials to develop and test innovations that improve mental and physical health for many thousands of African Americans. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Analysis of CIGTS Visual Field DataDavid Musch; Fiscal Year: 2005..3. Determine the relative impact of factors other than IOP control and race on progressive VF loss. Address age, sex, family history, comorbidities, smoking, alcohol ingestion, refractive error, and baseline VF damage. ..
- DIET AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASECarlos Camargo; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed study is cost-effective, as it makes use of an existing cohort, and it will provide information that could have direct clinical application to reduce risk of COPD. ..
- Long Term Cost and Outcomes of Breast Cancer ScreeningPaul Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2006..The results of our study will help guide researchers and policy makers in planning and implementing brief interventions for a wide range of health behaviors. ..
- Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based PracticeGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
- Effect of hormonal contraception on bone mineral densityAbbey Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2005..Ultimately, this study will determine which women, if any, are placed at increased risk of osteopenia or osteoporosis as a result of using these hormonal contraceptives during their reproductive years. ..
- PARTNER ASSISTED INTERVENTIONS FOR PREGNANT SMOKERSKathryn Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2001..The primary outcomes of interest will be rates of smoking cessation among pregnant women and levels of perceived partner support for cessation at all follow-ups. ..
- HOSPITAL PERFORMANCE & BETA-BLOCKER USE AFTER AMIHarlan Krumholz; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric StudyPhilip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2009..Analyses will be both descriptive and address specific questions such as determining the impact of formal education and evaluating whether occupational preventive medicine is a homogeneous field or composed of distinct subgroups. ..
- POPULATION-BASED MANAGEMENT OF DEPRESSIONGregory Simon; Fiscal Year: 2003..e. 12-18 mos) Incremental cost and cost-effectiveness of each intervention program compared to care as usual. ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- State Policies and Hospitalizations from Nursing HomesVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2004..These theoretical insights will help shape the policy implications emerging from the study. ..
- Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State RegulationsDana B Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. population. ..
- End-of-life caring needs for patients with COPDLYNN REINKE; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will identify the important EOL caring needs to be included in interventions designed to improve EOL care for patients with COPD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Panel Study of Quit Smoking Processes in Low-SES WomenClara Manfredi; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will repeat the analyses with the two merged data sets, to assess the individual and area SES effects on smoking cessation processes on a total sample with greater variation on these variables. ..
- STRUCTURE, PROCESS AND OUTCOMES IN THE PACE PROGRAMDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2003..The knowledge gained from this study would have direct bearing on efforts to improve care in PACE programs, as well as implications for other programs serving frail, non-institutionalized elderly. ..
- Improving Surveillance for Colorectal PolypsJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will provide a model for evaluating how data from electronic medical records can be used to improve screening of patients with prior colorectal polyps who are at increased risk of developing recurrent polyps or cancer. ..
- Impact of Changing Medicaid Policies on NH QualityVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- DO GOOD NURSING HOMES ACHIEVE GOOD OUTCOMES?Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2003..This latter exploratory data analysis step is crucial to derive from the theoretical results insights about how to intervene in a nursing home to improve the chance of achieving positive outcomes. ..
- Analyzing Vaccine Programs/Policies in Western EuropeGary Freed; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN CEREBROVASCULAR RESEARCHLarry Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Adoption of Buphenorphine in Office PracticeSTANLEY WALLACK; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- GEOGRAPHIC VARIABILITY IN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT USE FOR PEDIATRIC ASTHMAJon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2007..The research has potential nationwide applicability and could lead to innovative strategies to meet the Healthy People 2010 objective 24-3 focused on decreasing ED utilization for asthma. ..
- The Feasibility of Assessing the Prevalence of RicketsJames Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition to assessing possible methodologies for the larger project, the preliminary study is designed to yield standalone results with important implications. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF ECHINACEA IN CHILDRENJames Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- A Pilot Trial of Oral Melatonin Supplementation in Breast Cancer SurvivorsEva Schernhammer; Fiscal Year: 2007..This pilot data could lay the groundwork for a large scale trial to assess the chemopreventive potential of melatonin in women, both with and without a personal history of breast cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..