Publications by authors named "James D Ralston"

81Publications

Safer use of antipsychotics in youth (SUAY) pragmatic trial protocol.

Contemp Clin Trials 2020 Oct 19:106184. Epub 2020 Oct 19.

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA.

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October 2020

Rates of Actionable Genetic Findings in Individuals with Colorectal Cancer or Polyps Ascertained from a Community Medical Setting.

Am J Hum Genet 2019 09 15;105(3):526-533. Epub 2019 Aug 15.

Department of Medicine (Medical Genetics), University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA; Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.07.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6731361PMC
September 2019

Designing Safer Use of Antipsychotics Among Youths: A Human-Centered Approach to an Algorithm-Based Solution.

Psychiatr Serv 2019 10 16;70(10):944-947. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle (Hartzler); Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Seattle (Ralston, Hannan, Penfold); Nationwide Children's Hospital, Abigail Wexner Research Institute, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, Columbus, Ohio (Kelleher).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201800390DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6773473PMC
October 2019

Revalidation of the Hypoglycemia Risk Stratification Tool Using ICD-10 Codes.

Diabetes Care 2019 04 14;42(4):e58-e59. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Section of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

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http://care.diabetesjournals.org/lookup/doi/10.2337/dc18-215
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc18-2154DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6429629PMC
April 2019

Racial/ethnic variation in devices used to access patient portals.

Am J Manag Care 2018 01 1;24(1):e1-e8. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

RTI International, 307 Waverly Oaks Rd, Ste 101, Waltham, MA 02452. Email:

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January 2018

Understanding What Is Most Important to Individuals with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study of Patients' Perspectives.

J Gen Intern Med 2017 Dec 28;32(12):1278-1284. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-017-4154-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5698221PMC
December 2017

Health Outcomes of Population-Based Pharmacy Outreach to Increase Statin Use for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes.

J Manag Care Spec Pharm 2016 Aug;22(8):909-17

2 Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18553/jmcp.2016.22.8.909DOI Listing
August 2016

Using Electronic Health Record Data to Measure Care Quality for Individuals with Multiple Chronic Medical Conditions.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2016 09 7;64(9):1839-44. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

Center for Innovation to Implementation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14248DOI Listing
September 2016

Barriers and Facilitators to Online Portal Use Among Patients and Caregivers in a Safety Net Health Care System: A Qualitative Study.

J Med Internet Res 2015 Dec 3;17(12):e275. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.4847DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4704882PMC
December 2015

Do Patients Who Access Clinical Information on Patient Internet Portals Have More Primary Care Visits?

Med Care 2016 Jan;54(1):17-23

*Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center†Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School‡College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA§University of Washington School of Medicine∥Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA¶Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA#Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000442DOI Listing
January 2016

Understanding Design Tradeoffs for Health Technologies: A Mixed-Methods Approach.

Proc SIGCHI Conf Hum Factor Comput Syst 2015 Apr;2015:4151-4160

The Information School, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2702123.2702576DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5554065PMC
April 2015

Shared Calendars for Home Health Management.

CSCW Conf Comput Support Coop Work 2015 03;2015:1277-1288

Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2675133.2675168DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5533282PMC
March 2015

Designing Asynchronous Communication Tools for Optimization of Patient-Clinician Coordination.

AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2015 5;2015:543-52. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4765629PMC
February 2018

Patients who share transparent visit notes with others: characteristics, risks, and benefits.

J Med Internet Res 2014 Nov 12;16(11):e247. Epub 2014 Nov 12.

University of Washington, Division of General Internal Medicine, Seattle, WA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.3363DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4260006PMC
November 2014

Hemoglobin A1c, comorbid conditions and all-cause mortality in older patients with diabetes: a retrospective 9-year cohort study.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2014 Nov 29;106(2):373-82. Epub 2014 Jul 29.

Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave., Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2014.07.017DOI Listing
November 2014

Engineering for reliability in at-home chronic disease management.

AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2014 14;2014:777-86. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4419963PMC
September 2015

An exploration of the potential reach of smartphones in diabetes.

AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2014 14;2014:289-96. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4419894PMC
September 2015

Improving BP control through electronic communications: an economic evaluation.

Am J Manag Care 2013 Sep;19(9):709-16

Group Health Cooperative, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101. E-mail:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3938103PMC
September 2013

Online access to doctors' notes: patient concerns about privacy.

J Med Internet Res 2013 Sep 26;15(9):e208. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.2670DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3785972PMC
September 2013

Use of web-based shared medical records among patients with HIV.

Am J Manag Care 2013 Apr 1;19(4):e114-24. Epub 2013 Apr 1.

Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3951974PMC
April 2013

Patient-provider communication and trust in relation to use of an online patient portal among diabetes patients: The Diabetes and Aging Study.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2013 Nov-Dec;20(6):1128-31. Epub 2013 May 15.

Division of General Internal Medicine and Center for Vulnerable Populations, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001567DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3822118PMC
December 2013

Communication about diabetes risk factors during between-visit encounters.

Am J Manag Care 2012 Dec;18(12):807-15

UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA.

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December 2012

Does a large-scale organizational transformation toward patient-centered access change the utilization and costs of care for patients with diabetes?

Med Care Res Rev 2012 Oct 31;69(5):519-39. Epub 2012 May 31.

Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195-7475, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1077558712446705DOI Listing
October 2012

Evaluating the impact of patients' online access to doctors' visit notes: designing and executing the OpenNotes project.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2012 Apr 13;12:32. Epub 2012 Apr 13.

Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6947-12-32DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3351950PMC
April 2012

Patient race/ethnicity and shared medical record use among diabetes patients.

Med Care 2012 May;50(5):434-40

Center for Vulnerable Populations, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e318249d81bDOI Listing
May 2012

Defining core issues in utilizing information technology to improve access: evaluation and research agenda.

J Gen Intern Med 2011 Nov;26 Suppl 2:623-7

Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-011-1789-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3191219PMC
November 2011

Qualitative evaluation of a mobile phone and web-based collaborative care intervention for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Technol Ther 2011 May 15;13(5):563-9. Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2010.0200DOI Listing
May 2011

Randomized trial of depression follow-up care by online messaging.

J Gen Intern Med 2011 Jul 8;26(7):698-704. Epub 2011 Mar 8.

Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, #1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-011-1679-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3138593PMC
July 2011

Associations between minimum wage policy and access to health care: evidence from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1996-2007.

Am J Public Health 2011 Feb 16;101(2):359-67. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2006.108928DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3020211PMC
February 2011

Designing mobile support for glycemic control in patients with diabetes.

J Biomed Inform 2010 Oct;43(5 Suppl):S37-40

Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, Room H-664, Seattle, WA 98195-7660, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2010.05.004DOI Listing
October 2010

Open notes: doctors and patients signing on.

Ann Intern Med 2010 Jul;153(2):121-5

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brookline, Massachusetts 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-00008DOI Listing
July 2010

Participatory (re)design of a sociotechnical healthcare delivery system: the Group Health Patient-Centered Medical Home.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2010 ;157:59-65

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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September 2010

Associations between state minimum wage policy and health care access: a multi-level analysis of the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor survey.

J Health Care Poor Underserved 2010 May;21(2):729-48

Department of Health Services, University of Washington (UW), Seattle, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/hpu.0.0284DOI Listing
May 2010

Patient experience should be part of meaningful-use criteria.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2010 Apr;29(4):607-13

Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2010.0113DOI Listing
April 2010

Group health cooperative's transformation toward patient-centered access.

Med Care Res Rev 2009 Dec 23;66(6):703-24. Epub 2009 Jun 23.

Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1077558709338486DOI Listing
December 2009

Web-based collaborative care for type 1 diabetes: a pilot randomized trial.

Diabetes Technol Ther 2009 Apr;11(4):211-7

Department of Health Services, University of Washington , Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2008.0063DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2989842PMC
April 2009

Adolescent access to online health services: perils and promise.

J Adolesc Health 2009 Mar 11;44(3):244-51. Epub 2008 Nov 11.

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.07.015DOI Listing
March 2009

Patient use of secure electronic messaging within a shared medical record: a cross-sectional study.

J Gen Intern Med 2009 Mar 10;24(3):349-55. Epub 2009 Jan 10.

Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101-1448, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-008-0899-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2642567PMC
March 2009

Web-based collaborative care for type 2 diabetes: a pilot randomized trial.

Diabetes Care 2009 Feb 18;32(2):234-9. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc08-1220DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2628685PMC
February 2009

Designing mobile dietary management support technologies for people with diabetes.

J Telemed Telecare 2008 ;14(7):329-32

Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, PO Box 35, N-9038 Tromsø, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/jtt.2008.007001DOI Listing
December 2008

Providers' experience with an organizational redesign initiative to promote patient-centered access: a qualitative study.

J Gen Intern Med 2008 Nov 4;23(11):1778-83. Epub 2008 Sep 4.

Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7240, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-008-0761-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2585688PMC
November 2008

Patient web services integrated with a shared medical record: patient use and satisfaction.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2007 Nov-Dec;14(6):798-806. Epub 2007 Aug 21.

Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101-1448, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1197/jamia.M2302DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2213480PMC
January 2008

Variation in adoption rates of a patient web portal with a shared medical record by age, gender, and morbidity level.

AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2006 :871

Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1839457PMC
September 2007

Pap screening and knowledge of risk factors for cervical cancer in Chinese women in British Columbia, Canada.

Ethn Health 2004 Aug;9(3):267-81

MDCM, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1355785042000250102DOI Listing
August 2004

Patients' experience with a diabetes support programme based on an interactive electronic medical record: qualitative study.

BMJ 2004 May;328(7449):1159

Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101-1448, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1159DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC411089PMC
May 2004

Using an Internet comanagement module to improve the quality of chronic disease care.

Jt Comm J Qual Saf 2003 Sep;29(9):443-51

University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1549-3741(03)29053-5DOI Listing
September 2003

Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors among Chinese immigrants in Seattle.

J Community Health 2003 Feb;28(1):41-57

Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1618780PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1021381105325DOI Listing
February 2003