Marc N. Gourevitch

Jennifer McNeely3
Eric W Schaefer1
3Jennifer McNeely
1Eric W Schaefer
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The New York City Clinical Data Research Network (NYC-CDRN), funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), brings together 22 organizations including seven independent health systems to enable patient-centered clinical research, support a national network, and facilitate learning healthcare systems. The NYC-CDRN includes a robust,(More)
BACKGROUND Despite concerns about its health and social consequences, little is known about the prevalence of illicit opioid use in New York City. Individuals who misuse heroin and prescription opioids are known to bear a disproportionate burden of morbidity and mortality. Service providers and public health authorities are challenged to provide appropriate(More)
BACKGROUND We sought to assess injection practices, means of acquiring and disposing of syringes, and utilization and knowledge of harm reduction resources among injection drug users (IDUs) entering methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). METHODS Interviews with 100 consecutive patients, including 35 IDUs, entering a MMT program in the Bronx, NY. RESULTS(More)
Optimizing the health of populations, whether defined as persons receiving care from a health care delivery system or more broadly as persons in a region, is emerging as a core focus in the era of health care reform. To achieve this goal requires an approach in which preventive care is valued and "nonmedical" determinants of patients' health are engaged.(More)
  • Jennifer McNeely, Shiela Strauss, Charles M Cleland, John Rotrosen, Arianne Ramautar, Derek Nelsen +1 other
  • 2015
Background Substance use frequently goes undetected in medical settings , in part due to lack of an efficient approach to screening and assessment. To address this, we developed computer self-administered tools, which could be completed prior to the medical encounter, to screen for unhealthy use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs.(More)
INTRODUCTION The Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) survey is a patient-centered instrument for evaluating the quality and patient-centeredness of chronic illness care received according to the Chronic Care Model paradigm. This study validates the Spanish translation of the PACIC in an urban, Spanish-speaking population. METHODS One(More)
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