medically uninsured

Summary

Summary: Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of a children's health insurance program on newly enrolled children
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 279:1820-5. 1998
  2. ncbi Health insurance and access to health care in the United States
    Catherine Hoffman
    Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:149-60. 2008
  3. ncbi Access to specialty care and medical services in community health centers
    Nakela L Cook
    Health Care Policy Department, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1459-68. 2007
  4. ncbi Immigrants and health care: sources of vulnerability
    Kathryn Pitkin Derose
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1258-68. 2007
  5. ncbi The association between having a medical home and vaccination coverage among children eligible for the vaccines for children program
    Philip J Smith
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, MS E 32, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 116:130-9. 2005
  6. ncbi Unmet health needs of uninsured adults in the United States
    J Z Ayanian
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 284:2061-9. 2000
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular disease risk reduction: the Massachusetts WISEWOMAN project
    Anne M Stoddard
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:539-46. 2004
  8. ncbi Household perceptions and their implications for enrollment in the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana
    Caroline Jehu-Appiah
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, PO Box 9101, 6500HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 27:222-33. 2012
  9. ncbi Providing health insurance in rural china: from research to policy
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:71-92. 2006
  10. ncbi Asymmetric information in health insurance: evidence from the National Medical Expenditure Survey
    J H Cardon
    Brigham Young University, USA
    Rand J Econ 32:408-27. 2001

Detail Information

Publications200 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Impact of a children's health insurance program on newly enrolled children
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 279:1820-5. 1998
    ..Although there is considerable interest in decreasing the number of US children who do not have health insurance, there is little information on the effect that health insurance has on children and their families...
  2. ncbi Health insurance and access to health care in the United States
    Catherine Hoffman
    Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:149-60. 2008
    ..Research connects being uninsured with adverse health outcomes, including declines in health and function, preventable health problems, severe disease at the time of diagnosis, and premature mortality...
  3. ncbi Access to specialty care and medical services in community health centers
    Nakela L Cook
    Health Care Policy Department, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1459-68. 2007
    ..Respondents reported that uninsured patients had greater difficulty obtaining access to off-site specialty services, including referrals and diagnostic testing, than did patients with Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance...
  4. ncbi Immigrants and health care: sources of vulnerability
    Kathryn Pitkin Derose
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1258-68. 2007
    ..S.-born populations; however, there are differences among subgroups. We conclude with policy options for addressing immigrants' vulnerabilities...
  5. ncbi The association between having a medical home and vaccination coverage among children eligible for the vaccines for children program
    Philip J Smith
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, MS E 32, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 116:130-9. 2005
    ..A desired consequence of the program is to promote comprehensive continuous medical care within a medical home for these children...
  6. ncbi Unmet health needs of uninsured adults in the United States
    J Z Ayanian
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 284:2061-9. 2000
    ..In 1998, 33 million US adults aged 18 to 64 years lacked health insurance. Determining the unmet health needs of this population may aid efforts to improve access to care...
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular disease risk reduction: the Massachusetts WISEWOMAN project
    Anne M Stoddard
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:539-46. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi Household perceptions and their implications for enrollment in the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana
    Caroline Jehu-Appiah
    Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, PO Box 9101, 6500HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 27:222-33. 2012
    ..In addition, it explores the association of these perceptions with household decisions to voluntarily enroll and remain in insurance schemes...
  9. ncbi Providing health insurance in rural china: from research to policy
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 31:71-92. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Asymmetric information in health insurance: evidence from the National Medical Expenditure Survey
    J H Cardon
    Brigham Young University, USA
    Rand J Econ 32:408-27. 2001
    ..We test for unobservables linking health insurance status and health care consumption. We find no evidence of informational asymmetries...
  11. pmc Breast cancer survival in Canada and the USA: meta-analytic evidence of a Canadian advantage in low-income areas
    Kevin M Gorey
    Professor and Assumption University Research Chair in Canadian and American Population Health, School of Social Work, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1543-51. 2009
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that relatively poor Canadian women with breast cancer have a survival advantage over their counterparts in the USA...
  12. ncbi Retrospective review of prenatal care and perinatal outcomes in a group of uninsured pregnant women
    Catherine Jarvis
    Herzl Family Practice Centre, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:235-43. 2011
    ..To assess the adequacy of prenatal care and perinatal outcomes for uninsured pregnant women at two primary care centres in Canada...
  13. pmc Increased racial differences on breast cancer care and survival in America: historical evidence consistent with a health insurance hypothesis, 1975-2001
    Kevin M Gorey
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 113:595-600. 2009
    ..This study examined whether race/ethnicity had differential effects on breast cancer care and survival across age strata and cohorts within stages of disease...
  14. ncbi Provider counseling, health education, and community health workers: the Arizona WISEWOMAN project
    Lisa K Staten
    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85719, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:547-56. 2004
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  15. pmc Uninsured patients undergoing dialysis in Greece
    Dimtirios Anestis Moutzouris
    CMAJ 176:1130. 2007
  16. ncbi Awareness of heart attack and stroke symptoms among Hispanic male adults living in the United States
    May Nawal Lutfiyya
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba and Division of Research and Learning, Research and Evaluation Unit, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:761-8. 2010
    ..S. Hispanic adult male population...
  17. ncbi Evidence is good for your health system: policy reform to remedy catastrophic and impoverishing health spending in Mexico
    Felicia Marie Knaul
    Mexican Health Foundation, Periferico Sur 4809, Col Arenal Tepepan, 14610 Mexico City, Mexico
    Lancet 368:1828-41. 2006
    ..The results of the Mexican experience suggest an important role for the organisation and financing of the health system in reducing impoverishment and protecting households during periods of individual and collective financial crisis...
  18. pmc Health insurance and mortality in US adults
    Andrew P Wilper
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:2289-95. 2009
    ..A 1993 study found a 25% higher risk of death among uninsured compared with privately insured adults. We analyzed the relationship between uninsurance and death with more recent data...
  19. pmc Providing health care to medically uninsured immigrants and refugees
    Paul Caulford
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Services, Urban Outreach Family Medicine Centre, The Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough, Ont
    CMAJ 174:1253-4. 2006
  20. ncbi Sicker and poorer--the consequences of being uninsured: a review of the research on the relationship between health insurance, medical care use, health, work, and income
    Jack Hadley
    Med Care Res Rev 60:3S-75S; discussion 76S-112S. 2003
    ..Other literature suggests that improving health status from fair or poor to very good or excellent would increase both work effort and annual earnings by approximately 15% to 20%...
  21. ncbi Patient and provider barriers to colorectal cancer screening in the primary care safety-net
    A S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC20007, USA
    Prev Med 39:56-63. 2004
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  22. pmc An international comparison of breast cancer survival: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Des Moines, Iowa, metropolitan areas
    Kevin M Gorey
    School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 13:32-41. 2003
    ..Extending previous Canadian-United States cancer survival comparisons in large metropolitan areas, this study compares breast cancer survival in smaller metropolitan areas: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Des Moines, Iowa...
  23. pmc Intermittent lack of health insurance coverage and use of preventive services
    Joseph J Sudano
    Center for Health Care Research and Policy, Case Western Reserve University at the MetroHealth Systeme, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:130-7. 2003
    ..This study examined the association between intermittent lack of health insurance coverage and use of preventive health services...
  24. ncbi Use of health care services by lower-income and higher-income uninsured adults
    Joseph S Ross
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 295:2027-36. 2006
    ..Although the uninsured comprise a range of income levels, little attention has been directed at higher-income uninsured adults and their patterns of care...
  25. ncbi Disparities in undiagnosed diabetes among United States-Mexico border populations
    Pamela Stoddard
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:198-206. 2010
    ..S.)-Mexico border, examine explanations for differences between groups, and investigate differences in metabolic outcomes by diagnosis status...
  26. ncbi The impact of insurance instability on children's access, utilization, and satisfaction with health care
    Amy Cassedy
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:321-8. 2008
    ..We describe instability of health insurance coverage for children aged 2 to 17 years and relate insurance instability to access, utilization and satisfaction...
  27. ncbi "Mind the Gap" in children's health insurance coverage: does the length of a child's coverage gap matter?
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:129-34. 2008
    ..This article examines how coverage gaps of different lengths affect access to health care among low-income children...
  28. ncbi The impact of public voluntary health insurance on private health expenditures in Vietnam
    M Jowett
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:333-42. 2003
    ..Despite this, insurance reduces expenditures significantly more for the poor than for the rich...
  29. ncbi Association of insurance status and ethnicity with cancer stage at diagnosis for 12 cancer sites: a retrospective analysis
    Michael T Halpern
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:222-31. 2008
    ..Separating the effects on stage of cancer at diagnosis associated with these two types of patient characteristics can be difficult...
  30. ncbi Is universal coverage a solution for disparities in health care? Findings from three low-income provinces of Thailand
    Chutima Suraratdecha
    International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Health Policy 73:272-84. 2005
    ..Additionally, consumer preferences and socioeconomics factors are a key to disparities in health care utilization...
  31. ncbi Factors associated with colon cancer stage at diagnosis
    Michael T Halpern
    Division of Health Services and Social Policy Research, RTI International, 701 13th Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2680-93. 2009
    ..Screening disparities may lead to more advanced stage at diagnosis among colon cancer patients; programs to improve access to screening among underserved populations may address this disparity...
  32. pmc Receipt of preventive care among adults: insurance status and usual source of care
    Jennifer E DeVoe
    Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:786-91. 2003
    ..This study ascertained the separate and combined effects of having insurance and a usual source of care on receiving preventive services...
  33. ncbi Describing a nurse case manager intervention to empower low-income men with prostate cancer
    Sally L Maliski
    Department of Urology at Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:57-64. 2004
    ..Describe and categorize nurse case manager (NCM) interventions for low-income, uninsured men with prostate cancer...
  34. ncbi Twelve-year trends in health insurance coverage among Latinos, by subgroup and immigration status
    N Sarita Shah
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1612-9. 2006
    ..However, during 1993-2004, the percentage of noncitizen Latinos lacking coverage increased by several percentage points. This was attributable to Medicaid losses during 1993-1999 and losses in employer coverage during 2000-2004...
  35. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of WISEWOMAN, a program aimed at reducing heart disease risk among low-income women
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Health, Social, and Economics Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:379-89. 2006
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  36. ncbi A community solution. Local health centers are credited with keeping the safety net strong. President Bush wants them to play an even bigger role
    Jeff Tieman
    Mod Healthc 33:26-9. 2003
  37. ncbi [Catastrophic health expenditures in Mexico: comparative study by social exclusion level]
    Raymundo Pérez-Rico
    Dirección General de Evaluación del Desempeño, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 47:S47-53. 2005
    ..To describe the differences in catastrophic health expenditures in five Mexican states...
  38. pmc Winners and losers: expansion of insurance coverage in Russia in the 1990s
    Dina C Balabanova
    Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Am J Public Health 93:2124-30. 2003
    ..This study sought to describe the evolution of the Russian compulsory health insurance system and to identify factors associated with noncoverage...
  39. ncbi [Catastrophic health expenditures in Mexico: magnitude, distribution and determinants]
    Sergio Sesma-Vázquez
    Dirección General de Evaluación del Desempeño, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico, DF, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 47:S37-46. 2005
    ..To describe the magnitude, distribution, and determinants of catastrophic health expenditures in Mexico...
  40. ncbi A national study of chronic disease prevalence and access to care in uninsured U.S. adults
    Andrew P Wilper
    Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:170-6. 2008
    ..No recent national studies have assessed chronic illness prevalence or access to care among persons without insurance in the United States...
  41. ncbi The impact of subsidized health insurance for the poor: evaluating the Colombian experience using propensity score matching
    Antonio J Trujillo
    College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32828, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 5:211-39. 2005
    ..This evidence supports the case for other Latin American countries implementing similar subsidy programs for health insurance for the poor...
  42. ncbi Children in the United States with discontinuous health insurance coverage
    Lynn M Olson
    Department of Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill 60007, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:382-91. 2005
    ..Estimates of the number of uninsured people in the United States usually exclude those with discontinuous coverage. The effects of gaps in insurance coverage for children on access to and use of ambulatory care are poorly understood...
  43. ncbi Children's health coverage: a quarter-century of change
    Peter Cunningham
    Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:27-38. 2004
    ..Public coverage expansions have reversed the surge in uninsurance rates during 1977-1987...
  44. pmc The association between health insurance coverage and diabetes care; data from the 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Karin M Nelson
    Primary and Specialty Medical Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, S 111 GIMC, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:361-72. 2005
    ..To describe the association between type of health insurance coverage and the quality of care provided to individuals with diabetes in the United States...
  45. ncbi Latino adults' health insurance coverage: an examination of Mexican and Puerto Rican subgroup differences
    Margaret Weigers Vitullo
    Gallaudet University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:504-25. 2002
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  46. ncbi Lack of health insurance and decline in overall health in late middle age
    D W Baker
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:1106-12. 2001
    ..The number of adults in their 50s and 60s in the United States who do not have health insurance is increasing. This group may be particularly vulnerable to the ill effects of being uninsured...
  47. ncbi Access to health care for children with special health care needs
    P W Newacheck
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Pediatrics 105:760-6. 2000
    ..To assess the role health insurance plays in influencing access to care and use of services by children with special health care needs...
  48. ncbi Left out: immigrants' access to health care and insurance
    L Ku
    Urban Institute, Washington, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:247-56. 2001
    ..Immigration status is an important component of racial and ethnic disparities in insurance coverage and access to care...
  49. ncbi Health insurance and access to care for symptomatic conditions
    D W Baker
    Department of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:1269-74. 2000
    ..The uninsured receive less medical care than the insured. However, it is not known whether the uninsured are less likely to seek medical care for highly "serious" or "morbid" symptoms...
  50. pmc Stability and change in health insurance among older Mexican Americans: longitudinal evidence from the Hispanic established populations for epidemiologic study of the elderly
    Ronald J Angel
    Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78713, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1264-71. 2002
    ..This study examined the association between health insurance coverage, medical care use, limitations in activities of daily living, and mortality among older Mexican-origin individuals...
  51. ncbi The impact of a national program to provide free mammograms to low-income, uninsured women on breast cancer mortality rates
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 116:4456-62. 2010
    ..The authors analyzed the impact of the NBCCEDP on breast cancer mortality rates...
  52. ncbi Crowd out: evidence from the Florida Healthy Kids Program
    E Shenkman
    Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32608, USA
    Pediatrics 104:507-13. 1999
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  53. pmc Increasing health insurance costs and the decline in insurance coverage
    Michael Chernew
    Department of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1021-39. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of rising health insurance premiums on coverage rates...
  54. ncbi The effect of the State Children's Health Insurance Program on health insurance coverage
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Health Econ 23:1059-82. 2004
    ..In addition, state anti-crowd-out provisions in the form of waiting periods were found to significantly affect both take-up and crowd-out...
  55. ncbi The impact of a Children's health insurance program by age
    C R Keane
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1051-8. 1999
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  56. ncbi Health promotion interventions for disadvantaged women: overview of the WISEWOMAN projects
    Julie C Will
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:484-502. 2004
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  57. ncbi Reducing risk for cardiovascular disease in uninsured women: combined results from two WISEWOMAN projects
    J C Will
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 56:161-5. 2001
    ..The program included cholesterol and blood pressure assessments and tailored physical activity and nutrition interventions...
  58. pmc Expanding public health insurance to parents: effects on children's coverage under Medicaid
    Lisa Dubay
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1283-301. 2003
    ..To assess whether expanding public health insurance coverage to parents leads to increases in Medicaid participation among children...
  59. pmc Availability of safety net providers and access to care of uninsured persons
    Jack Hadley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, SW, Suite 550, Washington DC 20024, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1527-46. 2004
    ..To understand how proximity to safety net clinics and hospitals affects a variety of measures of access to care and service use by uninsured persons...
  60. pmc Health care markets, the safety net, and utilization of care among the uninsured
    Carole Roan Gresenz
    THE RAND CORPORATION, 1200 S Hayes St, Arlington, VA 22202 5050, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:239-64. 2007
    ..To quantify the relationship between utilization of care among the uninsured and the structure of the local health care market and safety net...
  61. ncbi How Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program can do a better job of insuring uninsured children: the perspectives of parents of uninsured Latino children
    Glenn Flores
    Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:332-40. 2005
    ..Why SCHIP and Medicaid have not been more successful insuring uninsured children is unclear...
  62. pmc Disenrollment and re-enrollment patterns in a SCHIP
    Elizabeth A Shenkman
    University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics, 5700 SW, 34th Street, Suite 323, Gainesville, FL 32608 USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 23:47-63. 2002
    ..Disenrollment was reduced by 20 percent after the changes were implemented. Disenrollment and re-enrollment rates varied significantly based on the child's health and family income...
  63. ncbi Uninsurance among children eligible for the State Children's Health Insurance Program: results from a national survey
    Hao Yu
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Manag Care Interface 19:31-9. 2006
    ..It was also revealed that the parents of SCHIP-eligible but uninsured children had limited knowledge of and experience with SCHIP...
  64. ncbi The impact of SCHIP on insurance coverage of children
    Julie L Hudson
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Inquiry 42:232-54. 2005
    ..Associated estimates of SCHIP crowd-out had wide confidence intervals and were sensitive to estimation strategy...
  65. pmc Community-level uninsurance and the unmet medical needs of insured and uninsured adults
    José A Pagán
    Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business Administration, The University of Texas Pan American, 1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:788-803. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between community-level uninsurance rates and the self-reported unmet medical needs of insured and uninsured adults in the U.S...
  66. ncbi Evaluating Child Health Plus in upstate New York: how much does providing health insurance to uninsured children increase health care costs?
    J Zwanziger
    Department of, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 105:728-32. 2000
    ..In this article, we identified the additional expenditures associated with the provision of health insurance to previously uninsured children...
  67. ncbi Rationing access to care to the medically uninsured: the role of bureaucratic front-line discretion at large healthcare institutions
    Saul J Weiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Med Care 42:306-12. 2004
    b>Medically uninsured patients seeking nonemergency care are not guaranteed access to services at most healthcare institutions. They must first register with a clerk who could require a deposit and/or payment on an outstanding debt.
  68. ncbi Evaluation of New York State's Child Health Plus: children who have asthma
    P G Szilagyi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 105:719-27. 2000
    ..Little is known about the impact of providing health insurance to uninsured children who have asthma or other chronic diseases...
  69. ncbi Evaluation of New York State's Child Health Plus: access, utilization, quality of health care, and health status
    J L Holl
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Institute for Health Services, Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Pediatrics 105:711-8. 2000
    ..CHPlus covered the costs for ambulatory, emergency, and specialty care, and prescriptions, but not inpatient services...
  70. ncbi The effects of rural residence and other social vulnerabilities on subjective measures of unmet need
    Michelle L Mayer
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:617-28. 2005
    ..Findings suggest that rural residence and other social vulnerabilities are associated with decreased perception of need, which may bias subjective measurements of unmet need for these populations...
  71. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of community-based case management in insuring uninsured Latino children
    Glenn Flores
    Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1433-41. 2005
    ..A randomized, controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of various public insurance strategies for insuring uninsured children has never been conducted...
  72. ncbi Unmet need for routine and specialty care: data from the National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs
    Michelle L Mayer
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e109-15. 2004
    ..To assess the prevalence of unmet needs for routine and specialty care among children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and to identify factors associated with the likelihood of having unmet need for medical care...
  73. ncbi Children's health insurance status and emergency department utilization in the United States
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Pediatrics 112:314-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of health insurance status on children's overall ED utilization and children's ED utilization for nonurgent problems among the general pediatric population in the United States...
  74. ncbi The cost effectiveness of health insurance
    Peter Muennig
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:59-64. 2005
    ..Although studies have examined both the adverse consequences of lacking health insurance and the costs of insuring the uninsured, there are no estimates of the value of providing health insurance to those currently uninsured...
  75. ncbi The impact of managed care on the mix of vulnerable populations served by community health centers
    L Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health and Hygiene, Johns Hopkins Primary Care Policy Center for the Underserved, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 24:51-66. 2001
    ..The results suggest that the increase in Medicaid managed care patients may lead to a reduced capacity to care for the uninsured, thus hampering CHCs from expanding access to health care for the medically indigent...
  76. ncbi Health insurance and family structure: the case of adolescents in skipped-generation families
    James B Kirby
    U S Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:146-65. 2002
    ..Even after controlling for income, work status, and education, adolescents in skipped-generation families were still more likely to have public insurance and less likely to have private insurance compared with other adolescents...
  77. ncbi Financing children's health care
    J Andy Sullivan
    Orthopedics 25:462, 476. 2002
  78. ncbi Covering the uninsured through TennCare: does it make a difference?
    L Moreno
    Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:231-9. 2001
    ..These changes coincided with higher levels of satisfaction with care among TennCare beneficiaries...
  79. ncbi Using tax credits and state high-risk pools to expand health insurance coverage
    Bruce Abbe
    Communicating for Agriculture and the Self Employed, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi Insuring the uninsured: finding the road to success
    Deborah Chollet
    Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 21:17-27. 2005
    ..The article reaches no conclusion about which strategy might be a wiser course of action. However, it does take measure of the likely effects of each strategy where early experience or objective analysis is available...
  81. ncbi Does Medicaid managed care affect access to care for the uninsured?
    Jessica E Haberer
    Urban Institute in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1095-105. 2005
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  82. ncbi Trends in private insurance, Medicaid/State Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Healthcare Safety Net: implications for vulnerable populations and health disparities
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:137-48. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that we have a long way to go in reaching these goals...
  83. ncbi The State Children's Health Insurance Program: has it reduced the percentage of uninsured children?
    Charles E Menifield
    Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration, University of Memphis, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 27:194-209. 2004
    ..Lastly, the data findings are consistent with research suggesting crowd out does exist...
  84. ncbi Public insurance expansions and crowd out of private coverage
    M Susan Marquis
    Med Care 41:344-56. 2003
    ..The extent to which persons enrolling in new public insurance programs substitute the public coverage for private insurance is of concern to policy makers...
  85. ncbi The best intentions on access. Efforts to help the uninsured are overwhelmed by costs and cutbacks
    Todd Sloane
    Mod Healthc 35:32. 2005
  86. pmc Barriers to Medicaid enrollment: who is at risk?
    Jennifer Stuber
    The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:292-8. 2005
    ..We identified factors associated with levels of knowledge about Medicaid eligibility rules and perceived Medicaid enrollment barriers...
  87. ncbi The effects of SCHIP on children's health insurance coverage: early evidence from the community tracking study
    Peter J Cunningham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:359-83. 2002
    ..These results reflect the early stages of SCHIP implementation, however, and are subject to change as the SCHIP programs mature...
  88. ncbi Low-income children and health insurance: old news and new realities
    Sara Rosenbaum
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e551. 2003
  89. ncbi The State Children's Health Insurance Program
    Joyce Pulcini
    William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
    Am J Nurs 107:29-30, 32. 2007
  90. ncbi Do access experiences affect parents' decisions to enroll their children in Medicaid and SCHIP? Findings from focus groups with parents
    Ian Hill
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:517-25. 2006
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  91. ncbi Patterns of health insurance coverage among rural and urban children
    Andrew F Coburn
    University of Southern Maine, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:272-92. 2002
    ..These findings have important implications for designing insurance expansion programs and outreach strategies to effectively enroll and retain rural children...
  92. ncbi Simple truths about America's uninsured
    Catherine B Hoffman
    Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Nurs 107:40-3, 46-7. 2007
    ..This article on the uninsured and health insurance coverage among low-income Americans outlines key facts about the uninsured and the primary cause of the problem--the affordability of health insurance...
  93. ncbi The dynamics of health insurance coverage: 1996 to 2000
    Amanda Brodt
    AcademyHealth, Health Care Financing and Organization, USA
    Find Brief 9:1-5. 2006
  94. pmc Access to care and use of health services by low-income women
    R A Almeida
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 22:27-47. 2001
    ..Access and use did not differ greatly between Medicaid and privately covered women. The results suggest that expansions in coverage, either through Medicaid or through private options, could improve access to care for uninsured women...
  95. ncbi Medicaid: mending holes in the health care safety net
    Val J Halamandaris
    Caring 25:80. 2006
  96. ncbi Exploring the limits of the safety net: community health centers and care for the uninsured
    Michael K Gusmano
    Robert F Wagner School of Public Service, New York University, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:188-94. 2002
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  97. ncbi Medicaid coverage for the working uninsured: the role of state policy
    Randall R Bovbjerg
    Urban Instituteś Health Policy Center, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:231-43. 2002
    ..The analysis suggests that expanded and better-targeted federal assistance coupled with greater state flexibility would be needed to achieve this goal...
  98. pmc State efforts to measure the health care safety net
    Lynn A Blewett
    State Health Access Data Assistance Center SHADAC, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:125-35. 2004
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  99. ncbi Impact of the State Children's Health Insurance Program on adolescents in New York
    Jonathan D Klein
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e885-92. 2007
    ..Little is known about the impact of health insurance on health care for adolescents. We assessed the impact of New York's State Children's Health Insurance Program on access, use, and quality of care for adolescents...
  100. ncbi Workers who decline employment-related health insurance
    Didem M Bernard
    Division of Modeling and Simulation, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Med Care 44:I12-8. 2006
    ..Families of workers who decline coverage represent a substantial share of the uninsured and publicly-insured population in the United States...
  101. pmc The evolving role and care management approaches of safety-net Medicaid managed care plans
    Michael K Gusmano
    International Longevity Center, USA
    J Urban Health 79:600-16. 2002
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Research Grants78

  1. UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO CANCER CENTER PLANNING GRANT
    Cheryl Willman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..a substantial number of New Mexicans-particularly its minority populations-are young, rural, poor, and medically uninsured and underserved...
  2. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will inform efforts to plan a larger, more ambitious successor study involving multiple clinics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. UTILITY AND CHOICE OF DENTAL TREATMENTS
    Amid Ismail; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This project will validate two measures of utilities of dental treatments that could be applied to evaluate the potential outcomes of dental and non-dental interventions. ..
  4. ASTHMA AND ALLERGIC DISEASE CENTER
    Thomas A Platts Mills; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The overall objective is to understand the effects of obesity, physical activity and allergic sensitization in relation to symptoms of breathlessness and airway obstruction. ..
  5. Underserved Men's Understanding of Androgen Deprivation Therapy Related Risks
    Sally L Maliski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will use this to develop an interview guide to do in-depth interviews focused on ADT understanding and risks. We will use the analysis of this data to help develop interventions to minimize ADT-related risks. ..
  6. Conservative Versus Dialytic Management in Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease
    GLENN MATTHEW CHERTOW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If this pilot trial demonstrates feasibility in randomizing patients to these two strategies, results from this pilot study can be used to inform the design of a larger, more definitive trial. ..
  7. Reforming Medicare: Beneficiary Choice, Plan Payment, and Accountable Care
    JOHN MICHAEL MCWILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..McWilliams'ability to achieve the short-term training and research objectives he has proposed as well as his long-term career goal of making lasting contributions as a national leader in aging research. ..
  8. Southern Community Cohort Study
    Wei Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Enhancing cancer outreach for low-income adults with innovative smoking cessation
    Damon J Vidrine; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The treatments will include components such as brief advice to quit, nicotine patch, written materials, motivational interviewing/health feedback counseling, text/pix messaging, and proactive cell phone counseling. ..
  10. Disparities in Progression to Renal Replacement Therapy
    Stephen F Derose; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  11. Immunological Factors and Risk of Vulvodynia
    Bernard L Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will also help determine what factors contribute toward successful recruitment of subjects for important studies of stigmatizing conditions which can be extremely prevalent among women. ..
  12. Task Shifting and Blood Pressure Control in Ghana: A Cluster- Randomized Trial.
    GBENGA GODWIN OGEDEGBE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  13. ATECAR: Asian Training, Education on Cancer & Research
    Grace Ma; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A large subset of this multicultural population is poorly educated, medically uninsured and severely underserved...
  14. Tailoring a HIV prevention intervention for college-aged black women
    Rasheeta Chandler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Goal 4: Disseminate pilot RCT intervention results through publications and conference presentations. ..
  15. Development of Behavioral and Social Interventions that Reduce Stigma and Improve
    Crystal M Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  16. A Medical Home Pilot Evaluation: A Model for Comparative Effectiveness Research
    KIM DUNN DUNN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Fourth, we will have a data set to compare safety net and private patients, treatments, and effectiveness to be used for comparative effectiveness research in community settings ..
  17. University of New Mexico Cancer Center Support
    Cheryl L Willman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. An open-source public domain health risk assessment for use in primary care
    Joseph J Sudano; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 3: To engage a local primary care practice based research network (PBRN) in the design and pilot testing of the new HRA as a prelude to a rigorous evaluation of the HRA in primary care to be carried out in a subsequent study. ..
  19. Quantitation and Genotyping of HCV RNA by Time Resolved Lanthanide Luminescence
    Andrew M Arsham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The assay runs in a single-use enclosed cartridge based on the Applicant Organization's monolithic slit capillary array fluidic microactuator (mSCAFA) technology. ..
  20. ACTION PAC: Adolescents Committed to Improvement of Nutrition &Physical Activity
    ALBERTA SUM YU KONG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  21. Improving Access to and Quality of Eye Care in an At-Risk, Underserved Population
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our center will also participate in TRC network-wide studies to be designed collaboratively with the other network centers and CDC. ..
  22. Expanding Treatment of Opioid Dependence Among the Privately Insured
    Susan H Busch; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  23. Navigation from Community to Clinic to promote CRC Screening in Underserved Popul
    Usha Menon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For both steps of the proposed research, we have adapted the design for realistic community/clinic contexts for maximum translation potential and cost estimates for most effective practices. ..
  24. Policy and Demographic Predictors of Medicaid Take-Up Among Non-Elderly Adults
    Benjamin D Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Understanding the causes of low take-up in Medicaid is critical to effective health care reform and to extending coverage to millions of Americans currently without health insurance. ..
  25. Implementation and Dissemination of Tobacco Cessation Strategies in Free Clinics
    KRISTIE L FOLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will test the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in the free clinic setting, whereby having a significantly positive impact on the health of the uninsured. ..
  26. Improvements in Health Outcomes form Health Insurance Coverage
    BRADLEY JAMES HERRING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a result, the overall impact of healthcare reform proposals can be examined by comparing the federal and state spending on insurance expansions to estimates of the cost savings associated with improved health. ..
  27. Experience of Uninsured in Southern Appalachia after Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis
    MYRA LESLIE CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This proposed phenomenological study will inform providers and thus allow for future research to develop and test diabetes self-management programs tailored for uninsured rural Appalachian adults with type 2 diabetes. ..
  28. Comparative Effectiveness of Virginia Coordinated Care versus the Traditional Saf
    Wally R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  29. Evaluating Changes in Biopharmaceutical Therapies for Medicare and other Payers
    Ernst R Berndt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  30. Palliative Care Symptom Management in Rural Communities
    Ardith Z Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings from this study will be instrumental in advancing telehealth and improving symptom management and palliative care among underserved rural populations. ..
  31. San Juan Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program
    Luis Baez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  32. Comparative Effectiveness of Two Community Based Diabetes Management Approaches
    EDWARD DEMOND SCOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A cost effectiveness analysis will also be performed. ..
  33. Prostate Cancer Detection Decision-Making for Low-Income African American Men
    RENA JOY PASICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2. To assess the feasibility of pre-biopsy counseling (PBC) for African American men with an elevated PSA by pilot testing a theory-based PBC protocol with 40 men with a recent abnormal test. ..
  34. Comprehensive Approach for Hypertension Prevention and Control in Argentina
    Jiang He; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  35. Multicultural Community Dementia Screening.
    James E Galvin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The impact of this project is the sustained influence on the practice of medicine in the Health Care Reform era. ..
  36. The Influence of Hospital Variability on the Management of Cancer-Associated Comp
    Jason Wright; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  37. PEER OUTREACH TO FACILITATE COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN SAFETY NET CLINICS
    Aimee S James; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our study will examine the effect of an intervention using peer coaches to increase CRC screening rates in safety-net clinics. Increases in screening can have a significant impact on CRC burden in the United States. ..
  38. Enhancing Informal Caregiving to Support Diabetes Self-Management
    John D Piette; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Broader societal benefit may occur through increased helping behavior and strengthened social ties. Followup work could adapt the intervention for use with comorbid conditions and other chronic conditions requiring self-management. ..
  39. USING PHOTOVOICE TO ENGAGE COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN PROMOTING COLORECTAL CANCER AWARE
    Aimee S James; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Photographs with accompanying narrative messages will be evaluated for likability, interpretation, credibility, and salience of messages by focus groups to prepare messages for use in future intervention trials. ..
  40. Public-Private Partnership Addressing Literacy-Numeracy to Improve Diabetes Care
    Russell L Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, the proposed model will be disseminated across the State and will be a model for other Health Departments and clinics across the nation. ..
  41. Exploring Oral Health and Insurance Issues Among Uninsured Children
    Angelia M Paschal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  42. SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth 2: Hawaii Center
    Beatriz L Rodriguez; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As a study center, Hawaii offers many advantages including a low rate of uninsured residents and low migration, and due to geographic isolation, diabetes care is received almost exclusively within the State. ..
  43. The Impact of Shared Decision-Making among African-Americans with Diabetes
    Monica E Peek; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  44. Biological Variants Underlying Racial Differences in Lymphoma
    Christopher R Flowers; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We are collecting demographic, insurance, employment, treatment, response and survival data, will construct a tissue microarray, and will perform IHC subtyping, mutation and expression profiling. ..
  45. Demonstration of a Community System of Care for Medicaid Insured Pregnant Women
    LeeAnne Roman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  46. The Impact of Massachusetts Health Insurance Reform on Critical Care Resource Uti
    Sarah M Lyon; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  47. The Ethics of Opt-Out Provider-Initiated HIV Testing in the Emergency Department
    ETHAN ADRIAN COWAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, if this study demonstrates that opt-out testing is acceptable and can be ethically implemented this will lend support for adoption of ED based opt-out testing programs on a national scale. ..
  48. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Initiative for Maximizing Student
    Billy R Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  49. Epidemiologic Evaluation of State AIDS Drug Assistance Program Features in the US
    David B Hanna; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Alameda County Network Program for Reducing Cancer Disparities
    Carol P Somkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Outcomes: Finally, both process and outcome evaluation will be used for all of the programs to improve them and to meet productivity benchmarks consistent with academic achievement. ..
  51. Reducing disparities in diabetes through expanded insurance coverage.
    Joshua A Salomon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  52. Developing a self-persuasion intervention promoting adolescent HPV vaccination
    JASMIN ANITA TIRO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  53. Breast Cancer Care and Survivorship in Underserved Women
    Rose C Maly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  54. Dental Coverage Transistions, Utilization and Retirement
    Richard J Manski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  55. Telemonitoring Enhanced Support for Depression Self Management
    James E Aikens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If this simple and inexpensive approach is effective, then this research could result in extraordinary public health benefits, particularly for vulnerable patient groups such as the medically underserved. ..
  56. Automating assessment of obesity care quality
    BRIAN L HAZLEHURST; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Finally, we will evaluate the associations between OCQ measures of recommended obesity care and provider characteristics as well as clinical outcomes for patients, including change in weight. ..
  57. The Effect of Health Insurance on Utilization and Outcomes: The Oregon Lottery
    AMY N FINKELSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project will powerfully leverage existing resources to allow us to explore the effects of insurance expansions for those groups of particular policy importance. ..
  58. Innovative Systems & Educational Tools to Advance an Established Diabetic Retinop
    GARY GREGORY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This technology has the potential to increase the awareness of PCPs and their patients of the significant risks of DR while advancing patient access and compliance with recommended annual eye examinations. ..
  59. Changes in Health Care Access and Utilization in the US-Mexico Border Region
    KIMBERLEY LYNN H GEISSLER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Estimates of this effect will help shape policy responses to this ongoing violence to maintain or improve health care access and health outcomes in the border region. ..
  60. Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a M
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  61. Improving HIV and HCV outcomes in U.S. AIDS Drug Assistance Programs
    Benjamin P Linas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This K01 award will lead to a novel, independent trajectory of research, and will inform HIV and HCV care and policy in the United States. ..
  62. New Mexico Minority Based Community Clinical Oncology Program
    Melanie E Royce; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The UNM Cancer Center has very active Hispanic/Latino and Native American outreach programs that provide education and services to New Mexico's minority populations. ..
  63. Reducing Tobacco Related Health Disparities
    David W Wetter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The primary outcome variables are abstinence from tobacco across the 6, 12, 18, and 24-month follow-ups, and at the 24-month follow-up. Secondary outcomes will include quit attempts and use of the Texas Quitline. ..
  64. A Randomized Trial of Effects of Parent Mentors on Insuring Minority Children
    Glenn Flores; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, this intervention could serve as a national model for insuring uninsured children and reducing racial/ethnic disparities in insurance coverage. ..
  65. What Does Health Insurance Do? Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Lottery
    AMY N FINKELSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  66. EQUITY OF INPATIENT SURGERY UTILIZATION IN CALIFORNIA
    Mita Giacomini; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  67. MULTI-METHOD ASSESSMENT OF MEDICAID MANAGED CARE
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This methodologic advance will prove helpful nationally and in other states for the evaluation of future health policy changes. ..
  68. Prostate Cancer Clinical Decision Making by Diagnosed and High Risk Latino Men
    Sally Maliski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Potentially, informed, confident decision-making participation may contribute to better treatment outcomes and appropriate screening for this disadvantaged group of men. ..
  69. Annual Western North Carolina Cancer Conference
    Charles Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Funding will also allow the Conference to expand its reach to a larger audience in the Appalachian region. ..
  70. Connecting Chicago Health Outreach to the Internet
    CECILIA MORALES; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  71. Reducing Health Disparities in Alabama's Black Belt
    John Higginbotham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. MARKET CHANGE AND ACCESS TO INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARE
    Jack Needleman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..WE will use discharge and financial data from California, Massachusetts, and Washington, augmented with data from the AHA and Census. ..
  73. OUTCOMES OF INSTABILITY ON DISCHARGE IN URBAN HOSPITALS
    Ethan Halm; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The final product of this work will be an operational set of generic and condition-specific measures of instability on discharge that can serve as evidence-based indicators of inpatient quality of care. ..
  74. INTERNET CONNECTIVITY FOR THE GOVERNORS WELLMOBILE
    Patricia Abbott; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The University of Maryland School of Nursing and the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have pledged support for this multi-institutional network. ..
  75. Encouraging eligible children?s participation in public health insurance: The rol
    Jeanette Ziegenfuss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The benefits of insurance coverage are multifaceted, benefiting the individual covered, the family of the [unreadable] individual, and society at large (Institute of Medicine 2003). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  76. A Practice-Based Research Network of Community Health C*
    Neil Maizlish; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..On-going planning with KPN will lead to the development of a research proposal for future funding. ..
  77. Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations
    Larry Culpepper; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. EFFECT OF HOSPITAL TAX EXEMPTIONS ON CHARITY CARE
    Mahmud Hassan; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....