Somnath (Som) Saha

Professor

  • 5981 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
19982019
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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 5981 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
  • 129 Article
  • 2 Review article
2019

Can patient-centered communication reduce the effects of medical mistrust on patients' decision making?

Cuevas, A. G., O'Brien, K. & Saha, S. S., Apr 1 2019, In : Health Psychology. 38, 4, p. 325-333 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Communication
Physicians
African Americans
Delivery of Health Care

Emotional Communication in HIV Care: An Observational Study of Patients’ Expressed Emotions and Clinician Response

Park, J., Saha, S. S., Han, D., De Maesschalck, S., Moore, R., Korthuis, P. T., Roter, D., Knowlton, A., Woodson, T. & Beach, M. C., Jan 1 2019, In : AIDS and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expressed Emotion
Observational Studies
Communication
HIV
Cues
2 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency of social contact in-person vs. on Facebook: An examination of associations with psychiatric symptoms in military veterans

Teo, A., Chan, B. K., Saha, S. S. & Nicolaidis, C., Jan 15 2019, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 243, p. 375-380 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Psychiatry
Interpersonal Relations
Social Isolation
Mental Health Associations

High perceived social support and hospital readmissions in an older multi-ethnic, limited English proficiency, safety-net population

Chan, B., Goldman, L. E., Sarkar, U., Guzman, D., Critchfield, J., Saha, S. S. & Kushel, M., May 24 2019, In : BMC health services research. 19, 1, 334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Patient Readmission
Social Support
Safety
Population
Safety-net Providers
2018

Communicating with providers about racial healthcare disparities: The role of providers’ prior beliefs on their receptivity to different narrative frames

Burgess, D. J., Bokhour, B. G., Cunningham, B. A., Do, T., Eliacin, J., Gordon, H. S., Gravely, A., Jones, D. M., Partin, M. R., Pope, C., Saha, S. S., Taylor, B. C. & Gollust, S. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Healthcare Disparities
Racism
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Correction to: Do Words Matter? Stigmatizing Language and the Transmission of Bias in the Medical Record (Journal of General Internal Medicine, (2018), 33, 5, (685-691), 10.1007/s11606-017-4289-2)

Goddu, A. P., O’Conor, K. J., Lanzkron, S., Saheed, M. O., Saha, S. S., Peek, M. E., Haywood, C. & Beach, M. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal Medicine
Medical Records
Language
Pain Management
Reading
12 Citations (Scopus)

Do Words Matter? Stigmatizing Language and the Transmission of Bias in the Medical Record

P. Goddu, A., O’Conor, K. J., Lanzkron, S., Saheed, M. O., Saha, S. S., Peek, M. E., Haywood, C. & Beach, M. C., Jan 26 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Records
Language
Healthcare Disparities
Pain Management
Physicians
1 Citation (Scopus)

Help-Seeking on Facebook Versus More Traditional Sources of Help: Cross-Sectional Survey of Military Veterans

Teo, A., Marsh, H. E., Liebow, S. B. L., Chen, J., Forsberg, C. W., Nicolaidis, C., Saha, S. S. & Dobscha, S., Feb 26 2018, In : Journal of medical Internet research. 20, 2, p. e62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Social Media
Veterans
Cross-Sectional Studies
Depression
Anecdotes
10 Citations (Scopus)

Loneliness is closely associated with depression outcomes and suicidal ideation among military veterans in primary care

Teo, A., Marsh, H. E., Forsberg, C. W., Nicolaidis, C., Chen, J., Newsom, J., Saha, S. S. & Dobscha, S., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 230, p. 42-49 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loneliness
Suicidal Ideation
Veterans
Primary Health Care
Depression
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sources of distress in primary care opioid management and the role of a controlled substance review group: A qualitative study

Hulen, E., Saha, S. S., Morasco, B., Zeigler, C., Mackey, K. & Edwards, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Pain Medicine (United States). 19, 8, p. 1570-1577 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Controlled Substances
Opioid Analgesics
Primary Health Care
Pain Management
Mental Health
Primary Health Care
Health
Homeless Persons
Research
Population

What Causes Racial Health Care Disparities? A Mixed-Methods Study Reveals Variability in How Health Care Providers Perceive Causal Attributions

Gollust, S. E., Cunningham, B. A., Bokhour, B. G., Gordon, H. S., Pope, C., Saha, S. S., Jones, D. M., Do, T. & Burgess, D. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing. 55

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Healthcare Disparities
Health Personnel
Veterans Health
Racism
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diverse patient perspectives on respect in healthcare: A qualitative study

Beach, M. C., Branyon, E. & Saha, S. S., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delivery of Health Care
Focus Groups
Ethnic Groups
Hispanic Americans
African Americans
6 Citations (Scopus)

Has the department of veterans affairs found a way to avoid racial disparities in the evaluation process for kidney transplantation?

Freeman, M. A., Pleis, J. R., Bornemann, K. R., Croswell, E., Dew, M. A., Chang, C. C. H., Switzer, G. E., Langone, A., Mittal-Henkle, A., Saha, S. S., Ramkumar, M., Flohr, J. A., Thomas, C. P. & Myaskovsky, L., 2017, In : Transplantation. 101, 6, p. 1191-1199 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Kidney Transplantation
Transplants
Confidence Intervals
Minority Groups
3 Citations (Scopus)

Healthcare Providers’ Responses to Narrative Communication About Racial Healthcare Disparities

Burgess, D. J., Bokhour, B. G., Cunningham, B. A., Do, T., Gordon, H. S., Jones, D. M., Pope, C., Saha, S. S. & Gollust, S. E., Oct 26 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Communication. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Healthcare Disparities
Health Personnel
attribution
Communication
narrative
6 Citations (Scopus)

Health Disparities in Veterans: A Map of the Evidence

Kondo, K., Low, A., Everson, T., Gordon, C. D., Veazie, S., Lozier, C. C., Freeman, M., Motu'apuaka, M., Mendelson, A., Friesen, M., Paynter, R., Friesen, C., Anderson, J., Boundy, E., Saha, S. S., Quinones, A. & Kansagara, D., Sep 1 2017, In : Medical Care. 55, p. S9-S15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Veterans Health
Quality of Health Care
Homeless Persons
United States Department of Veterans Affairs

No-show rates when phone appointment reminders are not directly delivered

Teo, A., Forsberg, C. W., Marsh, H. E., Saha, S. S. & Dobscha, S., Nov 1 2017, In : Psychiatric Services. 68, 11, p. 1098-1100 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Appointments and Schedules
Patient Participation
Postal Service
Primary Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Patient goals in rheumatoid arthritis care: A systematic review and qualitative synthesis

Hulen, E., Ervin, A., Schue, A., Evans-Young, G., Saha, S. S., Yelin, E. H. & Barton, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Musculoskeletal Care. 15, 4, p. 295-303 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Research Personnel
Patient Care Planning
Librarians
MEDLINE
4 Citations (Scopus)

Preventing Hospitalization with Veterans Affairs Home-Based Primary Care: Which Individuals Benefit Most?

Edwards, S., Saha, S. S., Prentice, J. C. & Pizer, S. D., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Primary Health Care
Hospitalization
Ambulatory Care
Diabetes Mellitus
4 Citations (Scopus)

What is the key to culturally competent care: Reducing bias or cultural tailoring?

Cuevas, A. G., O’Brien, K. & Saha, S. S., Apr 3 2017, In : Psychology and Health. 32, 4, p. 493-507 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
African Americans
Racism
Culturally Competent Care
Healthcare Disparities
2016
19 Citations (Scopus)

African American experiences in healthcare: "I always feel like I'm getting skipped over"

Cuevas, A. G., O'Brien, K. & Saha, S. S., Sep 1 2016, In : Health Psychology. 35, 9, p. 987-995 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Delivery of Health Care
Communication
Focus Groups
Health Personnel
4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing Problematic Substance Use in HIV Care: Which Questions Elicit Accurate Patient Disclosures?

Callon, W., Beach, M. C., Saha, S. S., Chander, G., Wilson, I. B., Laws, M. B., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. & Korthuis, P. T., May 19 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disclosure
HIV
Cocaine
Heroin
Pharmaceutical Preparations
23 Citations (Scopus)

Clinician empathy is associated with differences in patient-clinician communication behaviors and higher medication self-efficacy in HIV care

Flickinger, T. E., Saha, S. S., Roter, D., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Eggly, S., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., Feb 1 2016, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 99, 2, p. 220-226 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Communication
HIV
Patient Participation
Foster Home Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Frontline Account: Reducing the Stress of Pain Management Through the Implementation of a Controlled Substance Review Group in a VA Internal Medicine Residency Clinic

Zeigler, C., Mackey, K., Hulen, E., Carr, T., Saha, S. S. & Edwards, S., Dec 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

How does decision complexity affect shared decision making? An analysis of patient-provider antiretroviral initiation dialogue

Callon, W., Saha, S. S., Wilson, I. B., Laws, M. B., Massa, M., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., Sep 23 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Patient Preference
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Uncertainty
HIV
21 Citations (Scopus)

Mindfulness practice: A promising approach to reducing the effects of clinician implicit bias on patients

Burgess, D. J., Beach, M. C. & Saha, S. S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Healthcare Disparities
Racism
Health Personnel
Meditation
20 Citations (Scopus)

Respecting patients is associated with more patient-centered communication behaviors in clinical encounters

Flickinger, T. E., Saha, S. S., Roter, D., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. D., Ingersoll, K. S. & Beach, M. C., Feb 1 2016, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 99, 2, p. 250-255 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
HIV
Linear Models
Primary Health Care
19 Citations (Scopus)

Timeliness of Colonoscopy After Abnormal Fecal Test Results in a Safety Net Practice

Oluloro, A., Petrik, A. F., Turner, A., Kapka, T., Rivelli, J., Carney, P. P., Saha, S. S. & Coronado, G. D., Feb 13 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Community Health. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colonoscopy
Safety
cancer
staff
evidence
2015
13 Citations (Scopus)

A mixed methods study of patient-provider communication about opioid analgesics

Hughes, H. K., Korthuis, P. T., Saha, S. S., Eggly, S., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. & Beach, M. C., 2015, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 98, 4, p. 453-461 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opioid Analgesics
Communication
Pain Management
Pain
Outpatients
24 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of a brief patient and provider intervention to improve the quality of communication about medication adherence among HIV patients

Beach, M. C., Roter, D. L., Saha, S. S., Korthuis, P. T., Eggly, S., Cohn, J., Sharp, V., Moore, R. D. & Wilson, I. B., Sep 1 2015, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 98, 9, p. 1078-1083 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Communication
HIV
Motivational Interviewing
Office Visits
6 Citations (Scopus)

Interventions that Reach into Communities--Promising Directions for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare

Quinones, A., Talavera, G. A., Castañeda, S. F. & Saha, S. S., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities. 2, 3, p. 336-340 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Healthcare Disparities
Social Determinants of Health
Quality of Health Care
Veterans
Delivery of Health Care
10 Citations (Scopus)

Psychopathology associated with social withdrawal: Idiopathic and comorbid presentations

Teo, A., Stufflebam, K., Saha, S. S., Fetters, M. D., Tateno, M., Kanba, S. & Kato, T. A., Jul 30 2015, In : Psychiatry Research. 228, 1, p. 182-183 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychopathology
5 Citations (Scopus)

The association of clinician characteristics with their attitudes toward patients with sickle cell disease: Secondary analyses of a randomized controlled trial

Haywood, C., Lanzkron, S., Hughes, M., Brown, R., Saha, S. S. & Beach, M. C., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of the National Medical Association. 107, 2, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sickle Cell Anemia
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Health Care
Nurse Clinicians
Physicians
4 Citations (Scopus)

Which Clinician Questions Elicit Accurate Disclosure of Antiretroviral Non-adherence When Talking to Patients?

Callon, W., Saha, S. S., Korthuis, P. T., Wilson, I. B., Moore, R. D., Cohn, J. & Beach, M. C., Oct 26 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disclosure
Interviews
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Provider-patient communication about adherence to anti-retroviral regimens differs by patient race and ethnicity

Laws, M. B., Lee, Y., Rogers, W. H., Beach, M. C., Saha, S. S., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. & Wilson, I. B., 2014, In : AIDS and Behavior. 18, 7, p. 1279-1287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Hispanic Americans
HIV
Outpatients
20 Citations (Scopus)

Racial/ethnic differences in trust in health care: HIV conspiracy beliefs and vaccine research participation.

Westergaard, R. P., Beach, M. C., Saha, S. S. & Jacobs, E. A., 2014, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 29, 1, p. 140-146 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccines
HIV
Delivery of Health Care
Research
Ethnic Groups
17 Citations (Scopus)

Taking diversity seriously: The merits of increasing minority representation in medicine

Saha, S. S., Feb 2014, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 174, 2, p. 291-292 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Status Disparities
Medically Underserved Area
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Physician's Role
Minority Groups
2013
89 Citations (Scopus)

A multicenter study of physician mindfulness and health care quality

Beach, M. C., Roter, D., Korthuis, P. T., Epstein, R. M., Sharp, V., Ratanawongsa, N., Cohn, J., Eggly, S., Sankar, A., Moore, R. D. & Saha, S. S., Sep 2013, In : Annals of Family Medicine. 11, 5, p. 421-428 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Quality of Health Care
Multicenter Studies
Physicians
Communication
12 Citations (Scopus)

Counseling to reduce high-risk sexual behavior in HIV care: A multi-center, direct observation study

Flickinger, T. E., Berry, S., Korthuis, P. T., Saha, S. S., Laws, M. B., Sharp, V., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., Jul 1 2013, In : AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 27, 7, p. 416-424 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk-Taking
Sexual Behavior
Counseling
Observation
HIV
67 Citations (Scopus)

Higher quality communication and relationships are associated with improved patient engagement in HIV care

Flickinger, T. E., Saha, S. S., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 63, 3, p. 362-366 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Participation
Communication
HIV
Appointments and Schedules
Linear Models
9 Citations (Scopus)

Motivational interviewing by HIV care providers is associated with patient intentions to reduce unsafe sexual behavior

Flickinger, T. E., Rose, G., Wilson, I. B., Wolfe, H., Saha, S. S., Korthuis, P. T., Massa, M., Berry, S., Laws, M. B., Sharp, V., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., Oct 2013, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 93, 1, p. 122-129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivational Interviewing
Sexual Behavior
HIV
Risk-Taking
Counseling
49 Citations (Scopus)

Patient activation and improved outcomes in HIV-infected patients

Marshall, R., Beach, M. C., Saha, S. S., Mori, M. T., Loveless, M. O., Hibbard, J. H., Cohn, J. A., Sharp, V. L. & Korthuis, P. T., May 2013, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 28, 5, p. 668-674 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Participation
HIV
Self Efficacy
Interviews
Aptitude
14 Citations (Scopus)

Patient and provider comfort discussing substance use

Ray, M. K., Beach, M. C., Nicolaidis, C., Choi, D., Saha, S. S. & Korthuis, P. T., Feb 2013, In : Family Medicine. 45, 2, p. 109-117 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Participation
Self Efficacy
Primary Health Care
Alcohols
Demography
63 Citations (Scopus)

Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: A systematic comparative effectiveness review

Beth Smith, M. E., Totten, A., Hickam, D. H., Fu, R. R., Wasson, N., Rahman, B., Motu'apuaka, M. & Saha, S. S., Jul 2 2013, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 159, 1, p. 39-50 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pressure Ulcer
Databases
Bandages
Wound Healing
Electric Stimulation
43 Citations (Scopus)

Primary care provider cultural competence and racial disparities in HIV care and outcomes

Saha, S. S., Korthuis, P. T., Cohn, J. A., Sharp, V. L., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., May 2013, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 28, 5, p. 622-629 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cultural Competency
Primary Health Care
HIV
Self Efficacy
Quality of Health Care
29 Citations (Scopus)

Provider-patient adherence dialogue in HIV care: Results of a multisite study

Laws, M. B., Beach, M. C., Lee, Y., Rogers, W. H., Saha, S. S., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V. & Wilson, I. B., Jan 2013, In : AIDS and Behavior. 17, 1, p. 148-159 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Compliance
HIV
Physicians
African Americans
Observational Studies
24 Citations (Scopus)

Race, relationships, and trust in providers among black patients with HIV/AIDS

Earl, T. R., Saha, S. S., Lombe, M., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. & Beach, M. C., Sep 2013, In : Social Work Research. 37, 3, p. 219-226 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

AIDS
communication
suppression
morbidity
social status
7 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of depressive symptoms on patient-provider communication in HIV care

Jonassaint, C. R., Haywood, C., Korthuis, P. T., Cooper, L. A., Saha, S. S., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R. D. & Beach, M. C., Sep 1 2013, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 25, 9, p. 1185-1192 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
HIV
Depression
communication
systems analysis
5 Citations (Scopus)

White coat hype: Branding physicians with professional attire

Beach, M. C., Fitzgerald, A. & Saha, S. S., Mar 25 2013, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 173, 6, p. 467-468 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Professional-Family Relations
Clothing
Intensive Care Units
Physicians
2012
9 Citations (Scopus)

Clinician stress and patient-clinician communication in HIV care.

Ratanawongsa, N., Korthuis, P. T., Saha, S. S., Roter, D., Moore, R. D., Sharp, V. L. & Beach, M. C., 2012, In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. 27, 12, p. 1635-1642 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
HIV
Quality of Health Care
Health Communication
Ambulatory Care