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Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MA, MPH

Paasche-Orlow, MichaelAssociate Professor of Medicine

Education:

MD, 1997, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

General Field of Work:

The Role of Health Literacy on Health Outcomes

Affiliations other than medicine:

Department of Medicine, BUSM

Contact information:

Office/Lab: 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor
Phone: (617)-414-5877
Fax: (617)-414-4676
mpo@bu.edu

Keywords:

Health Literacy, Health Services, Outcomes Research, Health Disparities, Research Ethics

Summary of academic interest:

The role of health literacy in health outcomes and health disparities. The potential for behavioral informatics to health people with limited health literacy overcome literacy barriers.

Recent Publications:

Bailey SC, McCormack LA, Rush SR, Paasche-Orlow MK. Advancing Health Literacy Research.  J Health Commun. 2012;17 Suppl 3:2-6. PMID: 23030556.

Berkowitz RE, Schreiber R, Paasche-Orlow MK. Team improvement and patient safety conferences: Culture change and slowing the revolving door between skilled nursing facility and the hospital. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012 Jul;27(3):258-65. PMID: 22361932.

Bickmore TW, Paasche-Orlow MK. The role of information technology in health literacy research. J Health Commun. 2012;17(sup3):23-29. PMID: 23030559.

Cohen MJ, Shaykevich S, Cawthon C, Kripalani S, Paasche-Orlow MK, Schnipper JL. Predictors of medication adherence postdischarge: The impact of patient age, insurance status, and prior adherence. J Hosp Med. 2012 Jul-Aug;7(6):470-5. PMID: 22473754. doi: 10.1002/jhm.1940.

Kronman AC, Paasche-Orlow M, Orlander JD. Factors associated with disclosure of medical errors by housestaff. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Apr;21(4):271-8. PMID: 21949438.

McKee MM, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health Literacy and the disenfranchised: The importance of collaboration between limited english proficiency and health literacy researchers. J Health Commun. 2012;17(sup3):7-12. PMID:23030557.

Mitchell SE, Sadikova E, Jack BW, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health Literacy and 30-Day Postdischarge Hospital Utilization. J Health Commun. 2012;17(sup3):325-338. PMID: 23030580.

Volandes AE, Brandeis GH, Davis AD, Paasche-Orlow MK, Gillick MR, Chang Y, Walker-Corkery ES, Mann E, Mitchell SL. A randomized controlled trial of a goals-of-care video for elderly patients admitted to skilled nursing facilities. J Palliat Med. 2012 Jul;15(7):805-11. PMID: 22559905.

Walley AY, Paasche-Orlow M, Lee EC, Forsythe S, Chetty VK, Mitchell S, Jack BW. Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis. J Addict Med. 2012 Mar;6(1):50-6. PMID: 21979821.

Woz S, Mitchell S, Hesko C, Paasche-Orlow M, Greenwald J, Chetty VK, O’Donnell J, Jack B. Gender as risk factor for 30 days post-discharge hospital utilisation: a secondary data analysis. BMJ Open. 2012 Apr 18;2(2):e000428. PMID: 22514241.

PubMed link to Dr. Paasche-Orlow’s publications

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