• Publications
  • Influence
Response rates to mail surveys published in medical journals.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to characterize response rates for mail surveys published in medical journals; to determine how the response rate among subjects who are typical targets ofExpand
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A randomized, controlled trial of financial incentives for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Smoking is the leading preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Previous studies of financial incentives for smoking cessation in work settings have not shown that suchExpand
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Crowdsourcing—Harnessing the Masses to Advance Health and Medicine, a Systematic Review
ObjectiveCrowdsourcing research allows investigators to engage thousands of people to provide either data or data analysis. However, prior work has not documented the use of crowdsourcing in healthExpand
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The unintended consequences of publicly reporting quality information.
Health care report cards publicly report information about physician, hospital, and health plan quality in an attempt to improve that quality. Reporting quality information publicly is presumed toExpand
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Wearable devices as facilitators, not drivers, of health behavior change.
Several large technology companies including Apple, Google, and Samsung are entering the expanding market of population health with the introduction of wearable devices. This technology, worn inExpand
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Cognitive processes and the decisions of some parents to forego pertussis vaccination for their children.
Public health analyses suggest that, in spite of the possibility that pertussis vaccine may cause rare cases of neurological injury, catastrophic risks to individual children are lower if they areExpand
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Improving the use of hospice services in nursing homes: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Hospice care may improve the quality of end-of-life care for nursing home residents, but hospice is underutilized by this population, at least in part because physicians are not aware ofExpand
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Shared Decision-Making in Pediatrics: A National Perspective
OBJECTIVES: To identify patterns of shared decision-making (SDM) among a nationally representative sample of US children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or asthma and determineExpand
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Use of Social Media Across US Hospitals: Descriptive Analysis of Adoption and Utilization
Background Use of social media has become widespread across the United States. Although businesses have invested in social media to engage consumers and promote products, less is known about theExpand
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The role of critical care nurses in euthanasia and assisted suicide.
  • D. Asch
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 23 May 1996
BACKGROUND Euthanasia and assisted suicide has received considerable attention recently in medical literature, public discussion, and proposed state legislation. Almost all the discussion in thisExpand
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