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profileLeah Anne Zallman, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionCambridge Health Alliance
AddressCambridge Health Alliance
Institute for Community Health
163 Gore St
Cambridge MA 02141
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Immigrants’ Knowledge/Awareness of Insurance and their Views on its Affordability under Massachusetts Health Reform
Summer, 06/09/14 - 08/14/14

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  1. Kang YJ, McCormick D, Zallman L. Affordability of and Access to Information About Health Insurance Among Immigrant and Non-immigrant Residents After Massachusetts Health Reform. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Aug; 19(4):929-938. PMID: 27565182.
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  2. Zallman L, Joseph R, O'Brien C, Benedetto E, Grossman E, Arsenault L, Sayah A. Does behavioral health integration improve primary care providers' perceptions of health-care system functioning and their own knowledge? Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2017 May; 46:88-93. PMID: 28622823.
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  3. Stout S, Zallman L, Arsenault L, Sayah A, Hacker K. Developing High-Functioning Teams: Factors Associated With Operating as a "Real Team" and Implications for Patient-Centered Medical Home Development. Inquiry. 2017 01 01; 54:46958017707296. PMID: 28604260.
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  4. Nardin R, Zallman L, Sayah A, McCormick D. Experiences applying for and understanding health insurance under Massachusetts health care reform. Int J Equity Health. 2016 07 18; 15(1):110. PMID: 27430565.
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  5. Zallman L, Bearse A, West C, Bor D, McCormick D. Patient preferences and access to text messaging for health care reminders in a safety-net setting. Inform Health Soc Care. 2017 Jan; 42(1):32-42. PMID: 26864932.
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  6. Saluja S, Zallman L, Nardin R, Bor D, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, McCormick D. Support for National Health Insurance Seven Years Into Massachusetts Healthcare Reform: Views of Populations Targeted by the Reform. Int J Health Serv. 2016; 46(1):185-200. PMID: 26536912.
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  7. Hacker K, Anies M, Folb BL, Zallman L. Barriers to health care for undocumented immigrants: a literature review. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2015; 8:175-83. PMID: 26586971; PMCID: PMC4634824.
  8. Zallman L, Nardin R, Sayah A, McCormick D. Perceived affordability of health insurance and medical financial burdens five years in to Massachusetts health reform. Int J Equity Health. 2015 Oct 29; 14:113. PMID: 26511105; PMCID: PMC4625927.
  9. Zallman L, Nardin R, Malowney M, Sayah A, McCormick D. Affordability of health care under publicly subsidized insurance after Massachusetts health care reform: a qualitative study of safety net patients. Int J Equity Health. 2015 Oct 29; 14:112. PMID: 26511222; PMCID: PMC4625740.
  10. Zallman L, Wilson FA, Stimpson JP, Bearse A, Arsenault L, Dube B, Himmelstein D, Woolhandler S. Unauthorized Immigrants Prolong the Life of Medicare's Trust Fund. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Jan; 31(1):122-7. PMID: 26084972; PMCID: PMC4699990 [Available on 01/01/17].
  11. Zallman L, Bearse A, Neal N, VanDeusen Lukas C, Hacker K. Strategies for Aligning Physicians to System Redesign Goals at Eight Safety-Net Systems. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014 Dec; 40(12):541-3. PMID: 26111379.
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  12. Frank C, Himmelstein DU, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, Wolfe SM, Heymann O, Zallman L, Lasser KE. Era of faster FDA drug approval has also seen increased black-box warnings and market withdrawals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Aug; 33(8):1453-9. PMID: 25092848.
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  13. Zallman L, Ibekwe L, Thompson J, Ross-Degnan D, Oken E. Development of a Mapped Diabetes Community Program Guide for a Safety Net Population. Diabetes Educ. 2014 07; 40(4):453-461. PMID: 24752180.
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  14. Stimpson JP, Wilson FA, Zallman L. ED visits and spending by unauthorized immigrants compared with legal immigrants and US natives. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 32(6):679-80. PMID: 24686022.
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  15. Marrast LM, Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, McCormick D. Minority physicians' role in the care of underserved patients: diversifying the physician workforce may be key in addressing health disparities. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 01; 174(2):289-91. PMID: 24378807.
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  16. Zallman L, Himmelstein DH, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, Ayanian JZ, Wilper AP, McCormick D. Undiagnosed and uncontrolled hypertension and hyperlipidemia among immigrants in the US. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Oct; 15(5):858-65. PMID: 22915055.
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  17. Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein D, Bor D, McCormick D. Immigrants contributed an estimated $115.2 billion more to the Medicare Trust Fund than they took out in 2002-09. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jun; 32(6):1153-60. PMID: 23720486.
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  18. Zallman L, Tendulkar S, Bhuyia N, Dube B, Early S, Arredondo M, Puleo R, Sengupta N, Alsan B, Hacker K. Provider's perspectives on building research and quality improvement capacity in primary care: a strategy to improve workforce satisfaction. Clin Transl Sci. 2013 Oct; 6(5):404-8. PMID: 24127931.
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  19. Zallman L, Rubens SL, Saitz R, Samet JH, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Liebschutz J. Attitudinal Barriers to Analgesic Use among Patients with Substance Use Disorders. Pain Res Treat. 2012; 2012:167062. PMID: 22685649; PMCID: PMC3352625.
  20. Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein D, Bor DH, McCormick D. Computed tomography associated cancers and cancer deaths following visits to U.S. emergency departments. Int J Health Serv. 2012; 42(4):591-605. PMID: 23367795.
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  21. Nardin R, Zallman L, Frank C, Day B, Boyd JW. US medical students' health insurance coverage for mental health and substance abuse treatment. JAMA. 2011 Sep 07; 306(9):931-3. PMID: 21900132.
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  22. Zallman L, Ma J, Xiao L, Lasser KE. Quality of US primary care delivered by resident and staff physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov; 25(11):1193-7. PMID: 20645018; PMCID: PMC2947643.
  23. O'Mahony S, Blank AE, Zallman L, Selwyn PA. The benefits of a hospital-based inpatient palliative care consultation service: preliminary outcome data. J Palliat Med. 2005 Oct; 8(5):1033-9. PMID: 16238516.
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  24. Karasz A, Zallman L, Berg K, Gourevitch M, Selwyn P, Arnsten JH, Arnstein J. The experience of chronic severe pain in patients undergoing methadone maintenance treatment. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2004 Nov; 28(5):517-25. PMID: 15504628.
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  25. Zallman L, Sanchez J, Choi H, Selwyn P. Unmet need for chronic disease and end-of-life care at urban family health centers in the Bronx, NY. Fam Med. 2003 Oct; 35(9):637-42. PMID: 14523661.
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  26. O'Mahony S, McHugh M, Zallman L, Selwyn P. Ventilator withdrawal: procedures and outcomes. Report of a collaboration between a critical care division and a palliative care service. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Oct; 26(4):954-61. PMID: 14575056.
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