Alex Y Chen

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with prescription drug expenditures among children: an analysis of the Medical Expenditure Panel survey
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Pediatrics 109:728-32. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Family structure and the treatment of childhood asthma
    Alex Y Chen
    Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 46:174-84. 2008
  3. pmc Effects of family structure on children's use of ambulatory visits and prescription medications
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd MS 30, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1895-914. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Quality measures for primary care of complex pediatric patients
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Pediatrics 129:433-45. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Female sex as a risk factor for in-hospital mortality among children undergoing cardiac surgery
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif 90509, USA
    Circulation 106:1514-22. 2002
  6. pmc Family structure and childhood obesity, Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Kindergarten Cohort
    Alex Y Chen
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, 4650 Sunset Blvd, MS 30, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A50. 2010
  7. pmc Preventive health care for children with and without special health care needs
    Amy J Houtrow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e821-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity among children with chronic conditions
    Alex Y Chen
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:210-3. 2010
  9. pmc Impact of palivizumab on RSV hospitalizations for children with hemodynamically significant congenital heart disease
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 491, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:90-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: changing epidemiologic patterns in California 1989-2004
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Pediatr 153:498-502. 2008

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with prescription drug expenditures among children: an analysis of the Medical Expenditure Panel survey
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Pediatrics 109:728-32. 2002
    ..This study examines the factors that influence utilization of prescription drugs in the pediatric population...
  2. doi request reprint Family structure and the treatment of childhood asthma
    Alex Y Chen
    Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 46:174-84. 2008
    ..However, no study has addressed whether family structure is associated with the care children receive for particular conditions or with their physical health outcomes...
  3. pmc Effects of family structure on children's use of ambulatory visits and prescription medications
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd MS 30, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1895-914. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of family structure, including number of parents, number of other children, and number and type of other adults, on office visits, emergency room visits, and use of prescription medications by children...
  4. doi request reprint Quality measures for primary care of complex pediatric patients
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Pediatrics 129:433-45. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine evidence for primary care based on the patient-centered medical home model and to identify valid and meaningful quality measures for use in complex pediatric patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Female sex as a risk factor for in-hospital mortality among children undergoing cardiac surgery
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif 90509, USA
    Circulation 106:1514-22. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether sex disparity in cardiovascular outcomes exists in children who undergo cardiac surgery...
  6. pmc Family structure and childhood obesity, Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Kindergarten Cohort
    Alex Y Chen
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, 4650 Sunset Blvd, MS 30, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A50. 2010
    ..Little is known about the effect of family structure on childhood obesity among US children. This study examines the effect of number of parents and number of siblings on children's body mass index and risk of obesity...
  7. pmc Preventive health care for children with and without special health care needs
    Amy J Houtrow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e821-8. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity among children with chronic conditions
    Alex Y Chen
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:210-3. 2010
    ..9% (18.7-19.0). Our findings suggest that children 10-17 years of age with select chronic conditions were at increased risk for obesity compared to their counterparts without a chronic condition...
  9. pmc Impact of palivizumab on RSV hospitalizations for children with hemodynamically significant congenital heart disease
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 West Carson Street, Box 491, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:90-5. 2010
    ..Considering the high cost of palivizumab administration, the cost-benefit of RSV prophylaxis with palivizumab warrants further investigation...
  10. doi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: changing epidemiologic patterns in California 1989-2004
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    J Pediatr 153:498-502. 2008
    ..To evaluate the changes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) epidemiology in California...
  11. pmc Insurance coverage and financial burden for families of children with special health care needs
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:204-9. 2006
    ..To examine the role of insurance coverage in protecting families of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) from the financial burden associated with care...
  12. doi request reprint Dispensing pattern of generic and brand-name drugs in children
    Alex Y Chen
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:189-94. 2008
    ..To describe the dispensing patterns of generic and brand-name drugs in children and to identify patient sociodemographic characteristics associated with generic drug use...
  13. ncbi request reprint Private dental and prescription-drug coverage in children: data from the medical expenditure panel survey
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:442-7. 2004
    ..This study examined prescription-drug coverage and dental-insurance coverage in the context of overall insurance coverage...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quantifying income-related inequality in healthcare delivery in the United States
    Alex Y Chen
    Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Med Care 42:38-47. 2004
    ..In this study, we derive a summary index to quantify income-related inequality in need-adjusted medical care expenditures and report values of the index for adults and children in the United States...
  15. pmc Differences in CAHPS reports and ratings of health care provided to adults and children
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Med Care 50:S35-9. 2012
    ..Consumer assessment of health care is an important metric for evaluating quality of care. These assessments can help purchasers, health plans, and providers deliver care that fits patients' needs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in the newborn delivery practice and neonatal outcomes as financing changed in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Manag Care Interface 18:53-7, 62. 2005
    ..The newborn interhospital transfer rate for patients in LAC remained unchanged. The newborn in-hospital mortality rates for both LAC and OC decreased during the study period...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in the United States, 1988-1997
    Ruey Kang R Chang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Pediatrics 110:292-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate changes in the clinical management of infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) over a 10-year period...
  18. pmc Use of antithrombotic agents among U.S. stroke survivors, 2000-2006
    Eric M Cheng
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90073, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:47-53. 2010
    ..Secondary stroke prevention guidelines recommend antithrombotic agents such as over-the-counter aspirin, prescription antiplatelet agents, or anticoagulant agents...
  19. doi request reprint National profile of nonemergent pediatric emergency department visits
    Eyal Ben-Isaac
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, Mail Stop 30, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Pediatrics 125:454-9. 2010
    ..Patients who use the ED for nonemergent health concerns may unnecessarily crowd ED services. In this article we describe characteristics of pediatric patients in the United States who use EDs for nonemergent visits...