Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc

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19982019
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2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Timely, granular, and actionable: Informatics in the public health 3.0 era

Wang, Y. C. & DeSalvo, K., Jul 1 2018, In : American journal of public health. 108, 7, p. 930-934 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Informatics
Public Health
Social Determinants of Health
Intelligence
Information Systems
2017
30 Citations (Scopus)

Public health 3.0: A call to action for public health to meet the challenges of the 21st century

DeSalvo, K., Claire Wang, Y., Harris, A., Auerbach, J., Koo, D. & O'Carroll, P., Jan 1 2017, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 14, 9, 170017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
Local Government
Social Conditions
Health
2016

'The data is being collected--now it needs to move'

DeSalvo, K. & Conn, J., Mar 7 2016, In : Modern healthcare. 46, 10, p. 30-31 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

Transforming Evidence Generation to Support Health and Health Care Decisions

Califf, R. M., Robb, M. A., Bindman, A. B., Briggs, J. P., Collins, F. S., Conway, P. H., Coster, T. S., Cunningham, F. E., De Lew, N., DeSalvo, K., Dymek, C., Dzau, V. J., Fleurence, R. L., Frank, R. G., Gaziano, J. M., Kaufmann, P., Lauer, M., Marks, P. W., McGinnis, J. M., Richards, C. & 10 others, Selby, J. V., Shulkin, D. J., Shuren, J., Slavitt, A. M., Smith, S. R., Washington, B. V., White, P. J., Woodcock, J., Woodson, J. & Sherman, R. E., Dec 15 2016, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 375, 24, p. 2395-2400 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Translational Medical Research
Evidence-Based Medicine
Health Policy
Biomedical Research
Decision Making
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Broadening the View of Interoperability to include Person-Centeredness

DeSalvo, K. & Mertz, K., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 30, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Access to Records
Professional-Patient Relations
Computerized Medical Records Systems
Information Dissemination
Patient Preference

Dr Karen DeSalvo of the ONC

DeSalvo, K. & Sanford, K., Oct 1 2015, In : Nursing administration quarterly. 39, 4, p. 286-290 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse Administrators
Medical Informatics
Nurse's Role
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

New orleans health department: Using the accreditation framework to transform a local health department

Riccardo, J., Parent, C. & DeSalvo, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 20, 1, p. 66-69 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Administration
Organizational Case Studies
Organizational Innovation
Accreditation
Quality Improvement

ONC's plan to solve the interoperability puzzle

Medical Economics Editors, Oct 10 2014, In : Medical economics. 91, 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systems Integration
Government Agencies
Medical Informatics
Electronic Health Records

Seeking a coalition of the willing on health IT safety

DeSalvo, K. & Tahir, D., Aug 18 2014, In : Modern Healthcare. 44, 33, p. 28-29 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion of Innovation
Safety Management
Electronic Health Records
Quality Improvement
Safety
2013
27 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of the Kidney Disease Quality of Life Short Form 36 (KDQOL-36™) US Spanish and English versions in a cohort of Hispanics with chronic kidney disease

Ricardo, A. C., Hacker, E., Lora, C. M., Ackerson, L., DeSalvo, K., Go, A., Kusek, J. W., Nessel, L., Ojo, A., Townsend, R. R., Xie, D., Ferrans, C. E. & Lash, J. P., Mar 1 2013, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 23, 2, p. 202-209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Hispanic Americans
Quality of Life
Reproducibility of Results
2012
6 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of objective biomarkers with a subjective health status measure among children in the Philippines

Butrick, E., Peabody, J. W., Solon, O., DeSalvo, K. & Quimbo, S. A., Jul 1 2012, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 24, 4, p. 565-576 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Philippines
Health Surveys
Developing Countries
Health Status
2011
27 Citations (Scopus)

Discordance between physician and patient self-rated health and all-cause mortality

DeSalvo, K. & Muntner, P., Sep 19 2011, In : Ochsner Journal. 11, 3, p. 232-240 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Mortality
Health
Social Adjustment
Nutrition Surveys

Keeping the focus on patients. Team-based care, increased access add to a better medical home, panelists say.

Robeznieks, A., Stout, S., King, J. & DeSalvo, K., Sep 26 2011, In : Modern Healthcare. 41, 39, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Quality Assurance
Patient-Centered Care
Health Services Accessibility
75 Citations (Scopus)

Vascular risk factors and cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study

Tamura, M. K., Xie, D., Yaffe, K., Cohen, D. L., Teal, V., Kasner, S. E., Messé, S. R., Sehgal, A. R., Kusek, J., DeSalvo, K., Cornish-Zirker, D., Cohan, J., Seliger, S. L., Chertow, G. M. & Go, A. S., Feb 1 2011, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 6, 2, p. 248-256 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cohort Studies
Albuminuria
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Homocysteine
2010
153 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic kidney disease and cognitive function in older adults: Findings from the chronic renal insufficiency cohort cognitive study

Yaffe, K., Ackerson, L., Tamura, M. K., Le Blanc, P., Kusek, J. W., Sehgal, A. R., Cohen, D., Anderson, C., Appel, L., DeSalvo, K., Ojo, A., Seliger, S., Robinson, N., Makos, G. & Go, A. S., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 2, p. 338-345 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cognition
Cohort Studies
Odds Ratio
Kidney
2009
8 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in academic hospital medicine: Report from the academic hospital medicine summit

Flanders, S. A., Centor, B., Weber, V., McGinn, T., DeSalvo, K. & Auerbach, A., May 1 2009, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 24, 5, p. 636-641 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Medicine
Hospitalists
Job Description
Mobile Health Units
Foster Home Care
12 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in academic hospital medicine: Report from the academic hospital medicine summit

Flanders, S. A., Centor, B., Weber, V., McGinn, T., DeSalvo, K. & Auerbach, A., Jul 6 2009, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 4, 4, p. 240-246 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Medicine
Hospitalists
Job Description
Mobile Health Units
Foster Home Care
98 Citations (Scopus)

Health care expenditure prediction with a single item, self-rated health measure

DeSalvo, K., Jones, M., Peabody, J., McDonald, J., Fihn, S., Fan, V., He, J. & Muntner, P., Apr 1 2009, In : Medical care. 47, 4, p. 440-447 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Expenditures
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Area Under Curve
Diagnosis-Related Groups
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

Health care infrastructure in Post-Katrina New Orleans: A status report

DeSalvo, K., Sachs, B. P. & Hamm, L. L., Jan 1 2008, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 336, 2, p. 197-200 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facility Size
Disasters
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
29 Citations (Scopus)

Hypertension knowledge among patients from an urban clinic

Sanne, S., Muntner, P., Kawasaki, L., Hyre, A. & DeSalvo, K., Dec 1 2008, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 18, 1, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertension
Urban Population
Public Hospitals
Urban Hospitals
Telephone
16 Citations (Scopus)

Psychometric properties of the hurricane coping self-efficacy measure following hurricane katrina

Hyre, A. D., Benight, C. C., Tynes, L. L., Rice, J., DeSalvo, K. & Muntner, P., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 196, 7, p. 562-567 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclonic Storms
Self Efficacy
Psychometrics
Diagnostic Self Evaluation
Statistical Factor Analysis
2007
25 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived stress among a workforce 6 months following hurricane Katrina

Leon, K. A., Hyre, A. D., Ompad, D., DeSalvo, K. & Muntner, P., Dec 1 2007, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 42, 12, p. 1005-1011 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclonic Storms
Aptitude
Disasters
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Health Personnel
111 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and predictors of poor antihypertensive medication adherence in an urban health clinic setting.

Hyre, A. D., Krousel-Wood, M. A., Muntner, P., Kawasaki, L. & DeSalvo, K., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 9, 3, p. 179-186 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Health
Medication Adherence
Antihypertensive Agents
Confidence Intervals
Hypertension
92 Citations (Scopus)

Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a New Orleans workforce following Hurricane Katrina

DeSalvo, K., Hyre, A. D., Ompad, D. C., Menke, A., Tynes, L. L. & Muntner, P., Mar 1 2007, In : Journal of Urban Health. 84, 2, p. 142-152 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclonic Storms
posttraumatic stress disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
employee
Universal Coverage
61 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy and tolerability of nebivolol in hypertensive African American patients.

Saunders, E., Smith, W. B., DeSalvo, K. & Sullivan, W. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 9, 11, p. 866-875 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nebivolol
African Americans
Blood Pressure
Placebos
Antihypertensive Agents
12 Citations (Scopus)

Willingness to attend group visits for hypertension treatment

Kawasaki, L., Muntner, P., Hyre, A. D., Hampton, K. & DeSalvo, K., May 1 2007, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 13, 5, p. 257-262 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hypertension
Hypertension
Physicians
Group
Cost Savings
2006
201 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing measurement properties of two single-item general health measures

DeSalvo, K., Fisher, W. P., Tran, K., Bloser, N., Merrill, W. & Peabody, J., Mar 1 2006, In : Quality of Life Research. 15, 2, p. 191-201 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Health Status
Health Surveys
Reproducibility of Results
Analysis of Variance
3 Citations (Scopus)

New Orleans Healthcare after Katrina - 1 Year out

DeSalvo, K., Jul 1 2006, In : Advanced Studies in Medicine. 6, 7, p. 305-306 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
17 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of care and its impact on population health: A cross-sectional study from Macedonia

Peabody, J. W., Nordyke, R. J., Tozija, F., Luck, J., Muñoz, J. A., Sunderland, A., DeSalvo, K., Ponce, N. & McCulloch, C., May 1 2006, In : Social Science and Medicine. 62, 9, p. 2216-2224 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macedonia
Quality of Health Care
cross-sectional study
Health Status
health status
4 Citations (Scopus)

Restoring and reforming ambulatory services and internal medicine training in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Niyogi, A., Price, E., Springgate, B., Joplin, C. & DeSalvo, K., Nov 1 2006, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 332, 5, p. 289-291 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rescue Work
Disaster Planning
Hospital Equipment and Supplies
Hospital Planning
Community-Institutional Relations
63 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors among noninstitutionalized patients with a history of myocardial infarction and stroke

Muntner, P., DeSalvo, K., Wildman, R. P., Raggi, P., He, J. & Whelton, P. K., May 1 2006, In : American journal of epidemiology. 163, 10, p. 913-920 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiovascular Diseases
LDL Cholesterol
HDL Cholesterol
Stroke
Myocardial Infarction
2005
22 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac risk underestimation in urban, black women

DeSalvo, K., Gregg, J., Kleinpeter, M., Pedersen, B. R., Stepter, A. & Peabody, J., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 20, 12, p. 1127-1131 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Public Hospitals
Vulnerable Populations
Self Report
192 Citations (Scopus)

Continued decline in blood lead levels among adults in the United States: The national health and nutrition examination surveys

Muntner, P., Menke, A., DeSalvo, K., Rabito, F. A. & Batuman, V., Oct 10 2005, In : Archives of internal medicine. 165, 18, p. 2155-2161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition Surveys
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Confidence Intervals
Odds Ratio
Hypertension
72 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived barriers to diabetic eye care: Qualitative study of patients and physicians

Hartnett, M. E., Key, I. J., Loyacano, N. M., Horswell, R. L. & DeSalvo, K., Mar 1 2005, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 123, 3, p. 387-391 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Patient Education
Appointments and Schedules
Poverty
Workload
363 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting mortality and healthcare utilization with a single question

DeSalvo, K., Fan, V. S., McDonell, M. B. & Fihn, S. D., Aug 1 2005, In : Health Services Research. 40, 4, p. 1234-1246 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mortality
utilization
Delivery of Health Care
Mortality
Health
7 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of HIV-infection in older adults

Szerlip, M. A., DeSalvo, K. & Szerlip, H. M., Jun 1 2005, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 17, 3, p. 293-304 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV Infections
sexually transmitted disease
HIV
Globulins
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
61 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of a medication adherence measure in an outpatient setting

Krousel-Wood, M., Muntner, P., Jannu, A., DeSalvo, K. & Re, R. N., Jan 1 2005, In : American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 330, 3, p. 128-133 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Outpatients
Education
Bone and Bones
Compliance
2004
541 Citations (Scopus)

Fast food, race/ethnicity, and income: A geographic analysis

Block, J. P., Scribner, R. A. & DeSalvo, K., Oct 1 2004, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 27, 3, p. 211-217 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fast Foods
Restaurants
Censuses
Buffers
Obesity
2003
109 Citations (Scopus)

Are physicians equipped to address the obesity epidemic? Knowledge and attitudes of internal medicine residents

Block, J. P., DeSalvo, K. & Fisher, W. P., Jun 1 2003, In : Preventive Medicine. 36, 6, p. 669-675 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal Medicine
Obesity
Physicians
Internship and Residency
Waist Circumference
15 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of variation in office visit interval assignment

DeSalvo, K., Block, J. P., Muntner, P. & Merrill, W., Oct 1 2003, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 15, 5, p. 399-405 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Office Visits
Physicians
Hypertension
Blood Pressure
Continuity of Patient Care
2002
2 Citations (Scopus)

The anthrax scare: US healthcare as usual.

DeSalvo, K. & Block, J. P., Jan 1 2002, In : MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine. 4, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crisis Intervention
Anthrax
National Health Programs
Delivery of Health Care
2001
3 Citations (Scopus)

Description of a combined internal medicine-pediatrics continuity clinic for combined program residents

Outlaw, D. T., Kahn, M. J., DeSalvo, K. & Cummings, T. L., Dec 1 2001, In : Southern Medical Journal. 94, 12, p. 1173-1176 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Child Care
Asthma
Medicine
43 Citations (Scopus)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Elderly Patients

Butt, A. A., Dascomb, K. K., DeSalvo, K., Bazzano, L., Kissinger, P. J. & Szerlip, H. M., Apr 1 2001, In : Southern Medical Journal. 94, 4, p. 397-400 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Virus Diseases
HIV
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Survival
Opportunistic Infections
2000
23 Citations (Scopus)

Physician practice variation in assignment of return interval

DeSalvo, K., Bowdish, B. E., Alper, A. S., Grossman, D. M. & Merrill, W. W., Jan 24 2000, In : Archives of internal medicine. 160, 2, p. 205-208 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Physicians
Internal Medicine
Primary Care Physicians
Internship and Residency