Publications + Presentations



AllianceChicago publications span a variety of research topics and peer-reviewed journals:

  • Simon J, Mohanty N, Masinter L, Hamilton A, & Jain A (2021) COVID-19: Exploring the Repercussions of Federally Qualified Health Center Service Delivery and Quality. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 32(2021): 137-144. Read here
  • Simon MA, Trosman JR, Rapkin B, et al. (2020) Systematic Patient Navigation Strategies to Scale Breast Cancer Disparity Reduction by Improved Cancer Prevention and Care Delivery Processess. An American Society of Clinical Oncology. doi: 10.1200/JOP.19.00314. Read here
  • Smith JD, Mohanty N, Davis MM, et al. (2020) Optimizing the implementation of a population panel management intervention in safety-net clinics for pediatric hypertension (The OpTIMISe–Pediatric Hypertension Study). Implementation Science Communications. 1(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s43058-020-00039-z. Read here
  • Fortmann SP, Bailey SR, Brooks NB, et al. (2020) Trends in smoking documentation rates in safety net clinics. Health Services Research, 2020;00:1-8. Read here
  • Zayed, L., Chebli, P., Shalabi, I. et al. (2020) Health Assessment of the Arab American Community in Southwest Chicago. J Community Health, doi:10.1007/s10900-020-00791-2. Read here
  • Mishra NK, Jellison JB, Hamilton A, Carr JB, Padilla RM, & Viator NA (2019) Leveraging Informatics to Identify Reportable Cases: Pilot Findings on Electronic Case Reporting of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. Journal of public health management and practice: JPHMP. Read here
  • Shechter J, Roy A, Naureckas S, Estabrook C, & Mohanty N (2019) Variables Associated with Emergency Department Utilization by Pediatric Patients with Asthma in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Journal of Community Health, 1-6. Read here
  • Bruno C, Hamilton A, Mohanty N, Fallen A, Kuruna T, Singer S,…Olson N (2018) Building trust for cross-sector data collaboration. The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs. Read here
  • Rao G, Naureckas S, Datta A, Mohanty N, Bauer V, et al. (2018) Pediatric hypertension: Diagnostic patterns derived from electronic health records. Diagnosis, 5 (3):157-160. doi:10.1515/dx-2018-0010. Read here
  • Mayer KH, Loo S, Crawford PM, Crane HM, et al (2018) Excess Clinical Comorbidity Among HIV-Infected Patients Accessing Primary Care in US Community Health Centers. Public Health Reports, 133(1): 109-118. Read here
  • Wagaw F, Okoro C A, Kim S, Park J, & Rachman F (2018) Peer Reviewed: Linking Data From Health Surveys and Electronic Health Records: A Demonstration Project in Two Chicago Health Center Clinics. Preventing chronic disease15. Read here
  • Bello J, Mohanty N, Bauer V, Rittner S, Rao G (2017) Pediatric Hypertension: Provider Perspectives. SAGE Journals. Read here
  • Brown T, Lee J Y, Long T, Shah S, Sanchez T, & Persell SD (2016) Community Health Center Patients’ Response to and Beliefs about Outreach Promoting Clinical Preventive Services. Preventive Medicine Reports. Read here
  • Lindau S, Makelarski J, Abramsohn E, Beiser D, et al (2016) Linking Social Services & Health: CommunityRX – A Population Health Improvement Innovation that Connects Clinics to Communities. Health Affairs, 35:112020-2029. Read here
  • O’Brien MJ, Lee JY, Carnethon MR, Ackermann RT, Vargas MC, Hamilton A, et al. (2016) Detecting Dysglycemia Using the 2015 United States Preventive Services Task Force Screening Criteria: A Cohort Analysis of Community Health Center Patients. PLoS Med, 13(7): e1002074. Read here
  • Mayer KH, Crawford P, Dant L, Gillespie S, Singal R, et al (2016) HIV and hepatitis C virus screening practices in a geographically diverse sample of American community health centers. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 30(6): 237 -246. Read here
  • Liss DT, Brown T, Lee J, Altergott M, Buchanan DR, Newland A, Park JN, Rittner SS, Baker DW (2016) Diagnostic colonoscopy following a positive fecal occult blood test in community health center patients. Cancer Causes Control. Read here
  • Li V, McBurnie M, Simon M, Crawford P, Leo M, et al (2016) Impact of social determinants of health on patients with complex diabetes who are served by national safety-net health centers. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 29(3): 356-370. Read here
  • Song H, Li V, Gillespie S, Laws R, Massimino S, Nelson C, et al. (2015) Results of the Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN) National Research Capacity Survey of Community Health Centers. Progress in community health partnerships: research, education, and action, 9(2), 229-242. Read here
  • Baker DW, Liss DT, Alperovitz-Bichell K, Brown T, Carroll JE, et al (2015) Colorectal cancer screening rates in community health centers that use electronic health records: A cross sectional study. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 26(2): 377-390. Read here
  • Laws R, Gillespie S, Puro J, Van Rompaey S, Quach T, et al (2014) The community health applied research network (CHARN) data warehouse: A resource for patient-centered outcomes research and quality improvement in underserved, safety net populations. eGEMS, 2(3): 1097. Read here
  • Benkert R, Dennehy P, White J, Hamilton A, Tanner C, Pohl JM (2014) Diabetes and hypertension quality measurement in four safety-net sites: Lessons learned after implementation of the same commercial electronic health record. Applied Clinical Informatics, 5(3): 757–772. Read here
  • Hasnain-Wynia R, Van Dyke K, Youdelman M, Krautkramer C, Ivey SL, et al (2010) Barriers to collecting patient race, ethnicity, and primary language data in physician practices: An exploratory study. Journal of the National Medical Association, 102(9): 769 – 775. Read here

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AllianceChicago disseminates research findings through many local, state and national platforms, including the conferences and meetings of these organizations:

  • AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
  • AcademyHealth Dissemination and Implementation Conference
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  • Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA)
  • National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)
  • National Health Information Technology for the Underserved
  • Public Health Informatics Conference (PHI)