Colin R Dormuth

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of two sequential drug cost-sharing policies on the use of inhaled medications in older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma
    Colin R Dormuth
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Ther 28:964-78; discussion 962-3. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to statin therapy under drug cost sharing in patients with and without acute myocardial infarction: a population-based natural experiment
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, Suite 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Circulation 115:2128-35. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Use of high potency statins and rates of admission for acute kidney injury: multicenter, retrospective observational analysis of administrative databases
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 1Y2
    BMJ 346:f880. 2013
  4. pmc Effect of a centralized prescription network on inappropriate prescriptions for opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    CMAJ 184:E852-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A randomized trial assessing the impact of a personal printed feedback portrait on statin prescribing in primary care
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 32:153-62. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Comparative health-care cost advantage of ipratropium over tiotropium in COPD patients
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Value Health 15:269-76. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Trends in health care utilization in British Columbia following public coverage for tiotropium
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Value Health 14:600-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and fractures in men and women
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC V8W 1Y2, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:1395-402. 2009
  9. pmc Rosiglitazone and myocardial infarction in patients previously prescribed metformin
    Colin R Dormuth
    Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e6080. 2009
  10. pmc Effects of prescription coinsurance and income-based deductibles on net health plan spending for older users of inhaled medications
    Colin R Dormuth
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 47:508-16. 2009

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of two sequential drug cost-sharing policies on the use of inhaled medications in older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma
    Colin R Dormuth
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Ther 28:964-78; discussion 962-3. 2006
    ..Evaluations of drug cost-sharing policies within the same population are needed for a fair comparison of different options...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to statin therapy under drug cost sharing in patients with and without acute myocardial infarction: a population-based natural experiment
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, Suite 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Circulation 115:2128-35. 2007
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  3. doi request reprint Use of high potency statins and rates of admission for acute kidney injury: multicenter, retrospective observational analysis of administrative databases
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 1Y2
    BMJ 346:f880. 2013
    ..To quantify an association between acute kidney injury and use of high potency statins versus low potency statins...
  4. pmc Effect of a centralized prescription network on inappropriate prescriptions for opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    CMAJ 184:E852-6. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A randomized trial assessing the impact of a personal printed feedback portrait on statin prescribing in primary care
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 32:153-62. 2012
    ..Our objective was to measure the impact and estimated savings resulting from the distribution of individualized physician portraits of statin prescribing along with therapeutic recommendations in British Columbia, Canada...
  6. doi request reprint Comparative health-care cost advantage of ipratropium over tiotropium in COPD patients
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Value Health 15:269-76. 2012
    ..To compare the total direct health-care costs of patients treated with tiotropium and ipratropium...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in health care utilization in British Columbia following public coverage for tiotropium
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Value Health 14:600-6. 2011
    ..To examine the use and cost of health-care services in British Columbia, Canada, before and after public drug coverage for tiotropium bromide...
  8. doi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and fractures in men and women
    Colin R Dormuth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC V8W 1Y2, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:1395-402. 2009
    ..The association between the use of thiazolidinediones and fractures in men and women is not adequately understood...
  9. pmc Rosiglitazone and myocardial infarction in patients previously prescribed metformin
    Colin R Dormuth
    Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e6080. 2009
    ..Our objective is to estimate the magnitude of the association in real-world patients previously treated with metformin...
  10. pmc Effects of prescription coinsurance and income-based deductibles on net health plan spending for older users of inhaled medications
    Colin R Dormuth
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 47:508-16. 2009
    ..We analyzed the impact on health plan spending of a switch in public drug insurance from full coverage to a prescription copayment (copay), and then to income-based deductibles plus coinsurance (IBD)...
  11. pmc Statin adherence and risk of accidents: a cautionary tale
    Colin R Dormuth
    Therapeutics Initiative, and Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Circulation 119:2051-7. 2009
    ..We sought evidence of this bias by examining associations between statin exposure and various outcomes that should not be causally affected by statin exposure, such as workplace and motor vehicle accidents...
  12. pmc Emergency hospital admissions after income-based deductibles and prescription copayments in older users of inhaled medications
    Colin R Dormuth
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Ther 30:1038-50. 2008
    ..Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the effects of 2 recent cost-sharing policies on emergency hospitalizations due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, or emphysema (CAE), and on physician visits...
  13. pmc Adherence to beta-blocker therapy under drug cost-sharing in patients with and without acute myocardial infarction
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St Ste 3030, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:445-52. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint The association between statin use and outcomes potentially attributable to an unhealthy lifestyle in older adults
    Amanda R Patrick
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Value Health 14:513-20. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint A therapeutic substitution policy for proton pump inhibitors: clinical and economic consequences
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 79:379-88. 2006
    ..We evaluated the clinical and economic consequences of coverage restriction for 3 leading proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in a large-scale natural experiment...
  16. pmc Influence of relative age on diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children
    Richard L Morrow
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC
    CMAJ 184:755-62. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the influence of relative age within a grade on the diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children...
  17. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of tiotropium and ipratropium in prevention of hospital readmission for COPD: a population-based cohort study
    Yuko Kawasumi
    Therapeutics Initiative, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Clin Ther 35:523-531.e1. 2013
    ..At issue is whether tiotropium reduces the risk for hospital readmissions for COPD compared with ipratropium...
  18. pmc Effect of periodic letters on evidence-based drug therapy on prescribing behaviour: a randomized trial
    Colin R Dormuth
    Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    CMAJ 171:1057-61. 2004
    ..We sought to measure the impact of a series of evidence-based drug therapy letters mailed to physicians in British Columbia on prescribing to newly treated patients...
  19. pmc Variation in initiating secondary prevention after myocardial infarction by hospitals and physicians, 1997 through 2004
    Andrea V Margulis
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1088-97. 2011
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  20. pmc Comparative safety of antidepressant agents for children and adolescents regarding suicidal acts
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pediatrics 125:876-88. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risk of suicide attempts and suicides after initiation of antidepressant medication use by children and adolescents, for individual agents...
  21. doi request reprint Nocturnal leg cramps and prescription use that precedes them: a sequence symmetry analysis
    Scott R Garrison
    Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:120-6. 2012
    ..The use of diuretics, statins, and inhaled long-acting β2-agonists (LABAs) is linked to muscle cramps but largely by anecdotal evidence. This study sought population-level data to better evaluate these associations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using policy simulation to predict drug plan expenditure when planning reimbursement changes
    Colin R Dormuth
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:1021-30. 2005
    ..Tools for such projections need to have small margins of error and be based on methodology that is easy to communicate to stakeholders. Ad hoc methods typically used for financial impact projections by health plans are inadequate...
  23. pmc Algorithms to estimate the beginning of pregnancy in administrative databases
    Andrea V Margulis
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:16-24. 2013
    ..Therefore, we sought to develop and validate algorithms to estimate the gestational age at birth using information available in these databases...
  24. pmc The impact of cost sharing on antidepressant use among older adults in British Columbia
    Philip S Wang
    National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9629, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:377-83. 2008
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