Shawn X Sun

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi The Medicare Part D doughnut hole: effect on pharmacy utilization
    Shawn X Sun
    Walgreens Health Services, Deerfield, Illinois 60015, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:51-5, 59. 2007
  2. ncbi Withdrawal of COX-2 selective inhibitors rofecoxib and valdecoxib: impact on NSAID and gastroprotective drug prescribing and utilization
    Shawn X Sun
    Walgreens Health Services, Deerfield, IL 60015, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1859-66. 2007
  3. ncbi Retrospective claims database analysis to determine relationship between renin-angiotensin system agents, rehospitalization, and health care costs in patients with heart failure or myocardial infarction
    Shawn X Sun
    Walgreens Health Services, Deerfield, Illinois, USA
    Clin Ther 30:2217-27. 2008
  4. ncbi The impact of Medicare Part D on prescription drug use by the elderly
    Frank R Lichtenberg
    Columbia University in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1735-44. 2007
  5. ncbi Estimates and patterns of direct health care expenditures among individuals with back pain in the United States
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:79-86. 2004

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi The Medicare Part D doughnut hole: effect on pharmacy utilization
    Shawn X Sun
    Walgreens Health Services, Deerfield, Illinois 60015, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:51-5, 59. 2007
    ..33% (P < .0001). Regular Medicare part D beneficiaries reduced medication utilization after they reached the coverage gap, which raises concerns those beneficiaries may face an increased risk of adverse health events...
  2. ncbi Withdrawal of COX-2 selective inhibitors rofecoxib and valdecoxib: impact on NSAID and gastroprotective drug prescribing and utilization
    Shawn X Sun
    Walgreens Health Services, Deerfield, IL 60015, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1859-66. 2007
    ..The main objective of this study was to evaluate to what extent prescriptions of non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and gastroprotective drugs changed after the removal of the two COX-2 inhibitors...
  3. ncbi Retrospective claims database analysis to determine relationship between renin-angiotensin system agents, rehospitalization, and health care costs in patients with heart failure or myocardial infarction
    Shawn X Sun
    Walgreens Health Services, Deerfield, Illinois, USA
    Clin Ther 30:2217-27. 2008
    ..Heart failure (HF) and myocardial infarction (MI) cause considerable morbidity and mortality, but the outcomes and health care costs related to adherence to treatment guidelines for HF and MI are not fully understood...
  4. ncbi The impact of Medicare Part D on prescription drug use by the elderly
    Frank R Lichtenberg
    Columbia University in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1735-44. 2007
    ..This does not necessarily mean that Medicare Part D is an economically inefficient program...
  5. ncbi Estimates and patterns of direct health care expenditures among individuals with back pain in the United States
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:79-86. 2004
    ..Secondary analysis of the 1998 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey...