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Research

Here is list of our research papers. For an up-to date list of press and publications of our current students and alumns, please visit us on twitter: https://twitter.com/Penn_MSHP

  • Are Primary Care Physicians Ready to Practice in a Consumer-Driven Environment?
  • Physicians' Views on Incentives for Adherence in Childhood Asthma
  • Power Over Parity: Intimate Partner violence and Issues of Fertility
  • Dietary Quality as Measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2005 and Weight Status in Preschool Age Children
  • Promoters and Barriers to Fruit, Vegetable, and Fast-Food Consumption Among Urban, Low-Income, African Americans- a Qualitative Approach
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest
  • Messages about Black Box Warnings: A Comparative Analysis of US Reports from the Food and Drug Administration and Lay Media in the US
  • Non-Operative Care for Hip Fracture in the Elderly: The Influence of Race, Income, and Comorbidities
  • Disparities in Patient Satisfaction Among Hispanics
  • The Impact of Resident Duty Hour Reform on Hospital Readmission Rates
  • The Psychosocial Predictors of Gestational Weight Gain
  • Skeletal Surveys in Infants with Isolated Skull Fractures
  • Persistent effects of late permaturity on Morbidity and Heatlh Care Costs
  • Weight Gain in Young Adults: The Role of Higher Education
  • Effect of Health Insurance on Utilization of Ambulance Services in the United States
  • Obstetrical Decision-Making and Counseling for Periviable Deliveries
  • Well Child Care Adherence Predictors Over Time in a Cohort of Medicaid-Eligible Infants
  • The Impact of Surgery in Stage IIIA-N2 NSCLC
  • The Effect of Resilience on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Trauma-exposed Inner City Primary Care Patients
  • Perspectives of Adolescents in the Juvenile Justice System Regarding Recidivism
  • Variation in Care for Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
  • Barriers to Evaluation for Early Intervention Services
  • Do High-Deductible Heath Plans Reduce Behavioral Risk Factors?
  • Super Utilizers of Healthcare in Camden, NJ: Patient Perceptions and Case Descriptions
  • The Role of Family and Caregivers on Patient Satisfaction, Flow, and Disposition in the Emergency Department
  • Emergency Department Information System Use and Support of Meaningful Use Criteria
  • More than Just an Eyesore: Local Perspectives on Vacant Land and Health
  • Improving End of Life Care for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Predictors of Emergent Hospitalization and Procedures
  • A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Novel Community Health Worker Care Transitions Intervention
  • Hospital policy and non-medically indicated delivery prior to 39 weeks gestation in United States hospitals
  • State Regulation of Federally Licensed Firearm Dealers and Firearm Injury
  • Patient Ratings of Case Managers in a Medical Home: Associations with Patient Satisfaction and Health Care Utilization
  • Childhood Asthma Hospital Discharge Medications and Subsequent Readmission Risk
  • The impact of mental health services for children who remain at home after suspected maltreatment
  • Factors associated with changes in emergency department volume: hospital closures, hospital and population characteristics
  • Using Default Options Within the Electronic Health Record to Increase the prescrining of Generic Equvalent Medications: A quasi Experimental Study
  • Perceived value predicts use of surveillance imaging by physicians who treat head and neck cancer
  • A Tool to Measure Shared Clinical Understanding Following Handoffs to Help Evaluate Handoff Quality
  • The Use of Advanced Imaging in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Are parents Willing to Help Prevent Hospital-Associated Infections by Reminding Healthcare Workers to Wash Their Hands?
  • The Impact of Place of Residency on the Primary Tratment of Prostate Cancer: Examining Trends in Rural and Non-Rural Areas
  • Survival and Hspitalization in Home Hemodialysis Versus In-Center Hemodialysis
  • In-Center Hemodialysis Attendance: Patient Perceptions of Risks, Barriers, and Recommendations
  • Rationale Allocation of Blood Products
  • Key Elements of Clinical Physician Leadership
  • Outcomes of Percutaneous Corenary Intervention in Young Women
  • Low Health Literacy Predicts Misperceptions of Diabetes Control in Patients with Persistently Elevated HbA
  • Appointment Access for New Cancer Patients
  • US Veterans use Vitamins and Supplements as Substitutes for Prescription Medication
  • Variability among intensive care units in the management of critically ill patients with pre-existing limits on life-sustaining therapies
  • Hospital and Community Level Determinants of Hospital Admission for Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Using Decision Analysis to Explore the Relative Value of Gatekeeper Tests for Suspected Chronic Stable Angina
  • Differences in end-of-life care between male and female hospitalized adults in the US
  • The Impact of a Transition Service on the Care of Outpatients on Parental Antimicrobial Therapy
  • Attending Handoffs in the Intensive Care Unit: Perceptions, Ideals, and Practice
  • Critical Illness Outcomes in Specialty Versus General Iintensive Care Units
  • Food Insecurity, Coping Strategies, and Glucose Control in Low-income Patients with Diabetes
  • An Epidemiologic Study of Decision Making by Medical Intensivists
  • The Influence of Cost-Sharing Reduction Policy on Colonoscopy Utilization
  • Preventive Cancer Practices in Patients with HIV
  • Public Opinions About Paying People to Quite Smoking
  • Do Patient Level Factors Account for Within-ICU variability in Decisions to Limit Life-Sustaining Therapy?
  • Communication Between Hospital and Outpatient Dialysis Units at Discharge
  • Surgical Readmissions in the Obese Elderly Patient
  • Patient Returns to the Emergency Department: The Time-to-Return Curve
  • Variation in Performance of Candidate Quality Performance Measures for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer by Hospital Type
  • Postpartum Contraception Needs Assessment for Adolescents
  • Longer Interdialytic Interval and Cause Specific Hospitalization in Children Receiving Chronic Hemodialysis
  • Cancer Treatment in People with HIV Infection: A Survey of United States Oncologists
  • Patterns of Care and Perioperative Outcomes in Transoral Robotic Surgery for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • The Role of Academic Medical Centers in Providing High Value Cancer Care to Elderly Patients with Stage IV Colon Cancer
  • Heart Screening for Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Healthy Children
  • Evaluating the "Golden Hour": Do Prolonged Prehospital Times Increase Injury Mortality?
  • Outcomes Among Patients Discharged from Busy Intensive Care Units
  • Characteristics, Evaluation, and Clinical Course of Children with Non-Specific Abdominal Pain in Primary Care
  • Impact of Peer Adolescent Counseling on Contraceptive Choice in Teens (ImPACCCT)
  • Prehospital Time and Mortality of Trauma Patients
  • Transitioning From Antiretroviral Therapy Clinical Trials to Routine Care: Evaluating Clinical Outcomes and Patient Perceptions
  • The Relationship and Placement Experience to School Absenteeism and School Stability in Young, School-Aged Children in Foster Care
  • Can A Computerized Sepsis Screening and Alert System Accurately Diagnose Sepsis in Hospitalized Floor Patients and Potentially Provide Opportunities for Early Intervention? A Pilot Study


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