Recent Publications

2014 Publications

Burns ME, Dague L, DeLeire T, Dorsch M, Friedsam D, Leininger LJ, Palmucci G, Schmelzer J, Voskuil K. "The effects of expanding public insurance to rural low-income childless adults." Health Serv Res 2014;49(Suppl 2):2172-87.

Wherry L, Burns ME, Leininger LJ. "Using self-reported health measures to predict high-need cases among Medicaid-eligible adults." Health Serv Res 2014;49(Suppl 2):2147-72.

Burns ME, Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Balaban RB. "Feasibility and evaluation of a pilot community health worker intervention to reduce hospital readmissions." Int J Qual Healthc 2014;26(4):358-65.

Bartels CM, Johnson H, Voelker KV, Thorpe C, McBride P, Jacobs EA, Pandhi N, Smith M. "Impact of rheumatoid arthritis on receiving a diagnosis of hypertension among patients with regular primary care." Arthritis Care Res 2014;66(9):1281-8.

Kim DH, Hinshaw JL, Lubner MG, Munoz del Rio A, Pooler BD, Pickhardt PJ. "Contrast coating for the surface of flat polyps at CT colonography: A marker for detection." Eur Radiol 2014;24(4):940-6.

Zgierska A, Wallace ML, Burzinski CA, Cox J, Backonja M. "Pharmacological and toxicological profile of opioid-treated, chronic low back pain patients entering a mindfulness intervention randomized controlled trial." J Opioid Manag 2014; 10(5):323-35.

Schiaffino M, Al-Amin M, Schumacher JR. "Predictors of language service availability in U.S. hospitals." Int J Health Policy Manag 2014;3(5):259-68.

Kind AJH, Jensen LL, Kennelty KA. "Far too easy: Opioid diversion during the transitions from hospital to nursing home." J Am Geriatr Soc 2014;62(11):2229-31.

Caplan W, Davis S, Kraft S, Berkson S, Gaines ME, Schwab S,  Pandhi N. "Engaging patients at the front lines of primary care redesign: operational lessons for an effective program." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2014; 40(12):533-40(8).

See related editorial: Lin GA, Bardach NS. "Moving patients from consultants to partners in health care system redesign: Achieving meaningful engagement." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2013;40(12):531-2.

Weber SM, Greenberg C. "Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program: What is the Effect on Surgery?" Surgery 2014;156(5):1066-8.

Kind AJH, Jencks S, Brock J, Yu M, Bartels C, Ehlenback W, Greenberg C, Smith MA.  "Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and 30 Day Rehospitalizations:  An Analysis of Medicare Data."  Ann Intern Med 2014;161(11):765-74.

See related editorial: Krumholz HM, Bernheim SM. "Considering the role of socioeconomic status in hospital outcomes measures." Ann Intern Med 2014;161(11):833-4.

See related news stories: Will they be back? Predicting readmissions for elderly patients; Older patients from at-risk neighborhoods more likely to return to hospital

Leal T, Holden T, Cavalcante L, Allen GO, Schumacher JR, Smith MA, Weiss JM, Neuman HB, LoConte N:. "Colon cancer staging in vulnerable older adults: adherence to national guidelines and impact on survival." Ann Hematol Oncol 2014;1(3):6

Xie A, Carayon P, Cartmill R, Li Y, Cox ED, Kelly MM. "Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration in the Redesign of Family-Centered Rounds Process." Appl Ergon 2014;1-9.

Everett CM, Hooker RS, Dehn RW. "Commentaries on health services research." JAAPA 2014;27(2):54-5.

Pickhardt PJ. "CT colonography: does it satisfy the necessary criteria for a colorectal screening test?" Expert Rev Gastroneterol Hepatol 2014;8:211-213.

Bartels CM, Ramsey-Goldman R. "Editorial: Updates in US systemic lupus erythematosus epidemiology: Tales of two cities." Arthritis Rheumatol 2014;66(2):242-5.

Everett CM, Thorpe CT, Palta M, Carayon P, Gilchrist VJ, Smith MA. "The roles of primary care PAs and NPs caring for older adults with diabetes." JAAPA 2014;27(4):45-9.

Schmocker RK, Caretta-Weyer H, Weiss JM, Ronk K, Havlena J, LoConte NK, Decker M, Smith MA, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB. "Determining breast cancer axillary surgery within the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare database." J Surg Oncol 2014;109(8):7556-9.

Crnich CJ, Duster M, Warrack S, Maki D, Safdar N. "Comparison of pulsed-gel electrophoresis and a commercial repetitive-element PCR method for assessment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clustering in different health care facilities." J Clin Microbiol 2014;52(6):2027-32.

Schwarze ML, Brasel KJ, Mosenthal AC. "Beyond 30-day Mortality: Aligning Surgical Quality with Outcomes Patients Value." JAMA Surg 2014;149(7):631-2.

Zgierska A, Rabago D, Miller M. "Impact of Patient Satisfaction Ratings on Physicians and Clinical Care." Patient Pref Adher 2014:8.437-446.

Ejebe I, Jacobs EA, Wisk L. "Persistent Differences in Asthma self-efficacy by race, ethnicity, and income in adults with asthma." J Asthma 2014; 20:1-9

Pandhi N, Yang W-L, Karp Z, Young A, Beasley JW, Kraft S, Carayon P. "Approaches and challenges to optimising primary care teams' electronic health record usage." Inform Prim Care 2014;21(3):142-151.

Hansen KE, Kleker B, Safdar N, Bartels CM. "A systematic review and meta-analysis of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in children." Semin Arthritis Rheum 2014;44(1):47-54.

Zgierska A, Amaza I, Brown RL, Mundt M, Fleming M. "Unhealthy drug use--how to screen, when to intervene." J Fam Pract 2014;63(9):524-30.

Thorpe CT, Johnson HM, Dopp AL, Thorpe JM, Ronk K, Everett CM, Palta M, Mott DA, Chewning BA, Schleiden LJ, Smith MA. "Medication oversupply in patients with diabetes." Res Social Adm Pharm 2014; pii: S1551-7411(14): 00319-2

Schwei RJ, Kadunc K, Nguyen A, Jacobs EA. "Impact of sociodemographic factors and previous interactions with the health care system on institutional trust in three racial/ethnic groups." Patient Educ Couns 2014;96(3):333-8.

Barocas J, Brennan M, Hull S, Westergaard R. "Barriers and facilitators of hepatitis C screening among people who inject drugs: a multi-city, mixed-methods study."  Harms Reduction J.  2014;11:1-8.

Carayon P, Li Y, Kelly MM, DuBenske LL, Xie A, McCabe BC, Orne JR, Cox ED. "Stimulated recall methodology for assessing work system barriers and facilitators in family-centered rounces in a pediatric hospital." Appl Ergon 2014;45:1540-46.

Weiss JM, Schumacher J, Allen GO, Neuman H, O’Connor Lange E, LoConte NK, Greenberg CC, Smith MA. “Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage II right- and left-sided colon cancer: Analysis of SEER-Medicare data.” Ann Surg Oncol 2014;21(6):1781-91. 

Sheehy AM, Caponi B, Gangireddy S, Hamedani AG, Pothof JJ, Siegal E, Graf BK. "Observation and inpatient status: clinical impact of the 2-midnight rule." J Hosp Med 2014;9(4):203-9.

Pooler BD, Kim DH, Lam VP, Burnside ES, Pickhardt PJ. "CT colonography reporting and data system (C-RADS): benchmark values from a clinical screening program." AJR 2014;202(6):1232-7.

Fischer B, Hoyt W, Maucieri L, Kind AJH, Hunt G, Swader T, Gangon R, Gleason C. "Performance Based Assessment of Falls Risk in Older Veterans with Executive Dysfunction." J Rehabil Res Devel 2014;51(2):263-74.

Saunders RS, Fernandes-Taylor S, Kind AJH, Engelbert TL, Greenberg CC, Smith MA, Matsumura JS, Kent KC. "Rehospitalization to primary versus different facilities following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." J Vasc Surg 2014;59(6):1502-10, 1510.e1-2.

Johnson HM, Thorpe CT, Bartels CM, Schumacher JR, Palta M, Pandhi N, Sheehy AM, Smith MA. "Antihypertensive medication initiation among young adults with regular primary care use." J Gen Intern Med 2014;29(5):723-31.

Jacobs EA, Rathouz PJ, Karavolos K, Janssen I, Kravitz HM, Lewis TL, Powell L. "Perceived Discrimination and Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening in a Multi-Ethnic Population." J Womens Health 2014;23(2):138-45.

Iten E, Jacobs EA, Lahiff M Fernandez A. "Undocumented immigration status and diabetes care among Mexican immigrants in two immigration “sanctuary” areas." J Immigr Minor Health 2014;16(2):229-38.

Keller A, Gangnon R, Witt WP. "The Impact of Patient-Provider Communication and Language Spoken on Adequacy of Depression Treatment for U.S. Women." Health Commun 2014;29(7):646-55.

Gilmore-Bykovskyi A, Jensen L, Kind AJH. "Development and implementation of the Coordinated-Transitional Care (C-TraC) program." Fed Pract 2014;31(2):30-34.

Burns ME, Busch AB, Madden J, Le Cates R, Zhang F, Adams A, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Huskamp HA. "The effect of Medicare Part D on the quality of pharmacotherapy for bipolar 1 disorder among dually enrolled beneficiaries." Psychiatric Serv 2014;65(3):323-9.

Everett CM, Thorpe CT, Palta M, Carayon P, Gilchrist VJ, Smith MA. "The roles of primary care PA/NPs caring for older adults with diabetes." JAAPA 2014;27(4):45-9.

Young HN, Larson TL, Cox ED, Moreno MA, Thorpe JM, MacKinnon NJ. "The active patient role and asthma outcomes in an underserved rural community."J Rural Health 2014;30(2):121-7.

Hansen KE, Bartels CM, Gangnon RE, Jones AN, Gogineni J. "An Evaluation of High-Dose Vitamin D for Rheumatoid Arthritis." J Clin Rheumatol 2014;20(2):112-4.

Paul Olson TJ, Pinkerton C, Brasel KJ, Schwarze ML. "Palliative Surgery for Malignant Bowel Obstruction from Carcinomatosis: A Systematic Review." JAMA Surg 2014;149(4):383-92.

Pecanac KE, Kehler JM, Brasel KJ, Cooper Z, Steffens NM, McKneally MF, Schwarze ML. "It's Big Surgery: Preoperative Expressions of Risk, Responsibility, and Commitment to Treatment After High-Risk Operations." Ann Surg 2014;259(3):458-63.

Bartels CM, Ramsey-Goldman R. "Updates in US SLE Epidemiology: Tales of two cities." Arthritis Rheumatol 2014;66(2):242-5.

Bartels CM, Buhr K, Goldberg J, Bell C, Visekruna, M, Nekkanti, S, Greenlee R. "Mortality and cardiovascular events among rural systemic lupus erythematosus patients in a US population-based cohort." J Rheumatol 2014;41(4):680-7.

Cox ED, Fritz KA, Hansen KW, Brown RL, Rajamanickam V, Wiles KE, Fate BH, Young HN, Moreno MA. "Development and validation of PRISM: A survey tool to identify diabetes self-management barriers." Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2014;104(1):126-35.

Westergaard RP, Beach MC, Saha S, Jacobs EA. "Racial/ethnic differences in trust in health care: HIV conspiracy beliefs and research participation." J Gen Intern Med 2014;29(1):140-6. See also: Do HIV Conspiracy Theories Prevent Us From Being in Clinical Trials?

King B, Yoon J, Pecanac K, Brown R, Mahoney J. "Frequency and duration of nursing care related to older patient mobility." J Nurs Scholarsh 2014;46(1):20-7.

Gupta PK, Fernandes-Taylor S, Ramanan B, Engelbert T, Matsumura J, Kent KC. "Unplanned readmissions after vascular surgery." J Vasc Surg 2014;186(1):109-11.

Creswell PD, Wisk LE, Litzelman K, Allchin A, Witt WP. "Parental depressive symptoms and childhood cancer: the importance of financial difficulties." Support Care Cancer 2014;22(2):503-11.

Decker MR, Greenblatt DY. "Optimizing Risk-Adjusted Outcome Measures: A Moving Target." J Surg Res 2014;186(1):109-11.

Carlson A, Nomellini V, Neuman HB. "The Importance of High Clinical Suspicion in Diagnosing a Marjolin’s Ulcer with an Unusual Presentation." Amer Surgeon 2014;80(2):61-2.

Pickhardt PJ, Lam VP, Weiss JM, Kennedy GD, Kim DH. "Carpet lesions detected at CT Colonography: Clinical, imaging, and pathologic features." Radiology 2014;270(2):435-43.

Johnson HM, Thorpe CT, Bartels CM, Schumacher JR, Palta M, Pandhi N, Sheehy AM, Smith MA. "Undiagnosed hypertension among young adults with regular primary care use." J Hypertens 2014;32(1):65-74.

Decker MR, Dodgion CM, Kwok AC, Hu YY, Havlena JA, Jiang W, Lipsitz S, Kent KC, Greenberg CC. "Specialization and the current practices of general surgeons." J Am Coll Surg 2014;218(1):8-15.

Neuman HB, Greenberg CC. "Comparative effectiveness research: Opportunities in surgical oncology." Semin Radiat Oncol 2014;24(1):43-8.

Shoenbill K, Fost N, Tachinardi U, Mendonce EA. "Genetic data and electronic health records: a discussion of ethical, logistical and technological considerations." J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014;21(1):171-80.

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