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    J Lee Hargraves PhD

    TitleResearch Associate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
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        Dr. Hargraves specializes in patient and consumer assessments of health care and quality of medical care. He is a recognized expert in developing and using survey methods to assess health care quality from patients' perspectives. His research has contributed to national efforts to document racial and ethnic disparities in health care. His current interests focus on treatment of disparities in health care as an opportunity for improving health care quality.

        Lee Hargraves

        Education

        B.Sc. University of Great Falls, Great Falls, Montana, 1982

        M.A. University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, 1985

        Ph.D.Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1994



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        1. Lemay CA, Ferguson WJ, Hargraves JL. Community health worker encounter forms: a tool to guide and document patient visits and worker performance. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jul; 102(7):e70-5.
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        2. Lindholm M, Hargraves JL, Ferguson WJ, Reed G. Professional language interpretation and inpatient length of stay and readmission rates. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct; 27(10):1294-9.
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        3. Cuffee YL, Hargraves JL, Allison J. Exploring the association between reported discrimination and hypertension among African Americans: a systematic review. Ethn Dis. 2012; 22(4):422-31.
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        4. Hargraves JL, Ferguson WJ, Lemay CA, Pernice J. Community Health Workers Assisting Patients With Diabetes in Self-management. J Ambul Care Manage. 2012 Jan; 35(1):15-26.
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        5. Ferguson WJ, Lemay CA, Hargraves JL, Gorodetsky T, Calista J. Developing community health worker diabetes training. Health Educ Res. 2012 Aug; 27(4):755-65.
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        6. Saver BG, Hargraves JL, Mazor KM. Are population-based diabetes models useful for individual risk estimation? J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Jul-Aug; 24(4):399-406.
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        7. Lemay CA, Beagan BM, Ferguson WJ, Hargraves JL. Lessons learned from a collaborative to improve care for patients with diabetes in 17 community health centers, Massachusetts, 2006. Prev Chronic Dis. 2010 Jul; 7(4):A83.
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        8. Weinreb L, Savageau JA, Candib LM, Reed GW, Fletcher KE, Hargraves JL. Screening for childhood trauma in adult primary care patients: a cross-sectional survey. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2010; 12(6).
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        9. Hadley J, Cunningham P, Hargraves JL. Would safety-net expansions offset reduced access resulting from lost insurance coverage? Race/ethnicity differences. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 Nov-Dec; 25(6):1679-87.
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        10. Pham HH, Schrag D, Hargraves JL, Bach PB. Delivery of preventive services to older adults by primary care physicians. JAMA. 2005 Jul 27; 294(4):473-81.
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        11. Tu HT, Hargraves JL. High cost of medical care prompts consumers to seek alternatives. Data Bull (Cent Stud Health Syst Change). 2004 Dec; (28):1-5.
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        12. Hargraves JL. Trends in health insurance coverage and access among black, Latino and white Americans, 2001-2003. Track Rep. 2004 Oct; (11):1-6.
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        13. Bach PB, Pham HH, Schrag D, Tate RC, Hargraves JL. Primary care physicians who treat blacks and whites. N Engl J Med. 2004 Aug 5; 351(6):575-84.
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        14. Hargraves JL. Satisfaction with surgical outcomes and the phenomenology of embodiment. Med Care. 2004 Aug; 42(8):715-7.
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        15. Reed M, Hargraves JL. Prescription drug access disparities among working-age Americans. Issue Brief Cent Stud Health Syst Change. 2003 Dec; (73):1-4.
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        16. Hargraves JL, Hays RD, Cleary PD. Psychometric properties of the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study (CAHPS) 2.0 adult core survey. Health Serv Res. 2003 Dec; 38(6 Pt 1):1509-27.
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        17. Reed MC, Hargraves JL, Cassil A. Unequal access: African-American Medicare beneficiaries and the prescription drug gap. Issue Brief Cent Stud Health Syst Change. 2003 Jul; (64):1-8.
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        18. Hargraves JL, Hadley J. The contribution of insurance coverage and community resources to reducing racial/ethnic disparities in access to care. Health Serv Res. 2003 Jun; 38(3):809-29.
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        19. Tu HT, Hargraves JL. Seeking health care information: most consumers still on the sidelines. Issue Brief Cent Stud Health Syst Change. 2003 Mar; (61):1-4.
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        20. Hargraves JL, Pham HH. Back in the driver's seat: specialists regaining autonomy. Track Rep. 2003 Jan; (7):1-4.
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        21. Hargraves JL, Trude S. Obstacles to employers' pursuit of health care quality. Health Aff (Millwood). 2002 Sep-Oct; 21(5):194-200.
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        22. Reschovsky JD, Hargraves JL, Smith AF. Consumer beliefs and health plan performance: it's not whether you are in an HMO but whether you think you are. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2002 Jun; 27(3):353-77.
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        23. Hargraves JL. The insurance gap and minority health care, 1997-2001. Track Rep. 2002 Jun; (2):1-4.
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        24. DeVoe J, Fryer Jr GE, Hargraves JL, Phillips RL, Green LA. Does career dissatisfaction affect the ability of family physicians to deliver high-quality patient care? J Fam Pract. 2002 Mar; 51(3):223-8.
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        25. Fremont AM, Cleary PD, Hargraves JL, Rowe RM, Jacobson NB, Ayanian JZ. Patient-centered processes of care and long-term outcomes of myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Dec; 16(12):800-8.
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        26. Stoddard JJ, Reschovsky JD, Hargraves JL. Managed care in the doctor's office: has the revolution stalled? Am J Manag Care. 2001 Nov; 7(11):1061-7.
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        27. Hargraves JL, Cunningham PJ, Hughes RG. Racial and ethnic differences in access to medical care in managed care plans. Health Serv Res. 2001 Oct; 36(5):853-68.
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        28. Stoddard JJ, Hargraves JL, Reed M, Vratil A. Managed care, professional autonomy, and income: effects on physician career satisfaction. J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Oct; 16(10):675-84.
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        29. Hargraves JL, Stoddard JJ, Trude S. Minority physicians' experiences obtaining referrals to specialists and hospital admissions. MedGenMed. 2001 Aug 9; 3(4):10.
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        30. Hargraves JL, Wilson IB, Zaslavsky A, James C, Walker JD, Rogers G, Cleary PD. Adjusting for patient characteristics when analyzing reports from patients about hospital care. Med Care. 2001 Jun; 39(6):635-41.
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        31. Hargraves JL. Race, ethnicity and preventive services: no gains for Hispanics. Issue Brief Cent Stud Health Syst Change. 2001 Jan; (34):1-4.
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        32. Reschovsky JD, Hargraves JL. Health care perceptions and experiences. Issue Brief Cent Stud Health Syst Change. 2000 Sep; (30):1-6.
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        33. Hargraves JL. Patients concerned about insurer influences. Data Bull (Cent Stud Health Syst Change). 2000 Jun; (17):1-2.
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        34. McGee J, Kanouse DE, Sofaer S, Hargraves JL, Hoy E, Kleimann S. Making survey results easy to report to consumers: how reporting needs guided survey design in CAHPS. Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Study. Med Care. 1999 Mar; 37(3 Suppl):MS32-40.
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        35. Hargraves J. Defence Dental Agency. J R Nav Med Serv. 1998; 84(1):6-7.
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        36. Palmer RH, Hargraves JL. Quality improvement among primary care practitioners: an overall appraisal of results of the Ambulatory Care Medical Audit Demonstration Project. Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS102-13.
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        37. Palmer RH, Hargraves JL. The Ambulatory Care Medical Audit Demonstration Project. Research design. Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS12-28.
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        38. Palmer RH, Hargraves JL, Orav EJ, Wright EA, Louis TA. Leadership for quality improvement in group practices. Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS40-51.
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        39. Hargraves JL, Palmer RH, Orav EJ, Wright EA. Are differences in practitioners' acceptance of a quality assurance intervention related to their performance? Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS77-86.
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        40. Orav EJ, Wright EA, Palmer RH, Hargraves JL. Issues of variability and bias affecting multisite measurement of quality of care. Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS87-101.
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        41. Palmer RH, Wright EA, Orav EJ, Hargraves JL, Louis TA. Consistency in performance among primary care practitioners. Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS52-66.
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        42. Hargraves JL, Palmer RH, Orav EJ, Wright EA. Practice characteristics and performance of primary care practitioners. Med Care. 1996 Sep; 34(9 Suppl):SS67-76.
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        43. Zapka JG, Palmer RH, Hargraves JL, Nerenz D, Frazier HS, Warner CK. Relationships of patient satisfaction with experience of system performance and health status. J Ambul Care Manage. 1995 Jan; 18(1):73-83.
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        44. Hargraves JL, Palmer RH, Zapka J, Nerenz D, Frazier H, Orav EJ, Warner C, Ingard J, Neisuler R. Using patient reports to measure health care system performance. Clin Perform Qual Health Care. 1993 Oct-Dec; 1(4):208-13.
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        45. Capperauld I, Hargraves J. Surgical simulation for general practitioners. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1991 Sep; 73(5):273-5.
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        46. Hall JA, Palmer RH, Orav EJ, Hargraves JL, Wright EA, Louis TA. Performance quality, gender, and professional role. A study of physicians and nonphysicians in 16 ambulatory care practices. Med Care. 1990 Jun; 28(6):489-501.
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        47. Hargraves J, Hobkirk JA. Casting defects in subperiosteal implants: an x-ray investigation. J Dent. 1982 Mar; 10(1):1-6.
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        48. Heidt GA, Hargraves J. Blood chemistry and hematology of the spotted skunk, Spilogale putorius. J Mammal. 1974 Feb; 55(1):206-8.
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