Jason S. Egginton

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BACKGROUND Burden of treatment refers to the workload of health care as well as its impact on patient functioning and well-being. We set out to build a conceptual framework of issues descriptive of burden of treatment from the perspective of the complex patient, as a first step in the development of a new patient-reported measure. METHODS We conducted(More)
PURPOSE Patients with multiple chronic conditions (multimorbidity) often require ongoing treatment and complex self-care. This workload and its impact on patient functioning and well-being are, together, known as treatment burden. This study reports on factors that patients with multimorbidity draw on to lessen perceptions of treatment burden. PATIENTS(More)
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a new comprehensive patient-reported measure of treatment burden—the Patient Experience with Treatment and Self-management (PETS). A conceptual framework was used to derive the PETS with items reviewed and cognitively tested with patients. A survey battery, including a pilot version of the PETS, was(More)
Cancer is a shared family experience and may provide a “teachable moment” to motivate at-risk family members to adopt cancer prevention and health promotion behaviors. This study explored how a diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) is experienced by family members and may be used to develop a family-based CRC prevention program. Preferences regarding(More)
PURPOSE The workload of health care and its impact on patient functioning and well-being is known as treatment burden. The purpose of this study was to finalize a conceptual framework of treatment burden that will be used to inform a new patient-reported measure of this construct. PATIENTS AND METHODS Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 50(More)
BACKGROUND Burden of treatment refers to the workload of health care and its impact on patient functioning and well-being. There are a number of patient-reported measures that assess burden of treatment in single diseases or in specific treatment contexts. A review of such measures could help identify content for a general measure of treatment burden that(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide the simultaneous 7-year estimates of incremental costs of smoking and obesity among employees and dependents in a large health care system. METHODS We used a retrospective cohort aged 18 years or older with continuous enrollment during the study period. Longitudinal multivariate cost analyses were performed using generalized(More)
BACKGROUND This systematic review and meta-analysis aims at assessing the composition and performance of care management models evaluated in the last decade and their impact on patient important outcomes. METHODS A comprehensive literature search of electronic bibliographic databases was performed to identify care management trials in type 2 diabetes.(More)
BACKGROUND Poor fidelity to practice guidelines in the care of people with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) may result from patients and clinicians struggling to apply recommendations that do not consider the interplay of MCC, socio-personal context, and patient preferences. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to assess the quality of guideline(More)
OBJECTIVE This evaluation assessed the opinions and experiences of primary care providers and their support staff before and after implementation of expanded on-site mental health services and related system changes in a primary care clinic. METHOD Individual semistructured interviews, which contained a combination of open-ended questions and rating(More)