Ronald J Ozminkowski

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Affiliation: Thomson Scientific
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The direct and indirect costs of untreated insomnia in adults in the United States
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Washington, D C, USA
    Sleep 30:263-73. 2007
  2. ncbi The savings gained from participation in health promotion programs for Medicare beneficiaries
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Medstat and the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway 903R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1125-32. 2006
  3. ncbi The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on medical expenditures, absenteeism, and short-term disability benefits
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:135-48. 2006
  4. ncbi Predictors of preventive service use among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:5-23. 2006
  5. doi The direct and indirect cost burden of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
    Teresa B Gibson
    Thomson Healthcare, Research Division, Ann Arbor, Mich 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1261-72. 2008
  6. pmc A multi-worksite analysis of the relationships among body mass index, medical utilization, and worker productivity
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Thomson Reuters Healthcare, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Institute for Healthand Productivity Studies, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S52-8. 2010
  7. ncbi How to present the business case for healthcare quality to employers
    Sean Nicholson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:209-18. 2005
  8. ncbi Impact of rosuvastatin use on costs and outcomes in patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease in US managed care and medicare populations: A data analysis
    Daniel M Huse
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1425-42. 2006
  9. ncbi Estimating the return-on-investment from changes in employee health risks on the Dow Chemical Company's health care costs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Medstat and Cornell University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:759-68. 2005
  10. doi Health improvement from a worksite health promotion private-public partnership
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:296-304. 2009

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Publications53

  1. ncbi The direct and indirect costs of untreated insomnia in adults in the United States
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Washington, D C, USA
    Sleep 30:263-73. 2007
    ..To estimate the direct and indirect cost burden of untreated insomnia among younger adults (age 18-64), and to estimate the direct costs of untreated insomnia for elderly patients (age 65 and over)...
  2. ncbi The savings gained from participation in health promotion programs for Medicare beneficiaries
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Medstat and the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway 903R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1125-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate savings to Medicare associated with participation in one or more health promotion programs offered to 59,324 retirees from a large employer and their aged dependents...
  3. ncbi The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on medical expenditures, absenteeism, and short-term disability benefits
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:135-48. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate medical expenditures, absenteeism, and short-term disability costs for workers with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to estimate the relative costs of RA over a 12-month period...
  4. ncbi Predictors of preventive service use among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:5-23. 2006
    ..Strategies should be developed to ensure appropriate use of preventive services over time...
  5. doi The direct and indirect cost burden of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
    Teresa B Gibson
    Thomson Healthcare, Research Division, Ann Arbor, Mich 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1261-72. 2008
    ..To estimate the direct medical and indirect (absenteeism and short-term disability) cost burden of Crohn's Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC)...
  6. pmc A multi-worksite analysis of the relationships among body mass index, medical utilization, and worker productivity
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Thomson Reuters Healthcare, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Institute for Healthand Productivity Studies, 4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:S52-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the direct medical and indirect (absence and productivity) cost burden of overweight and obesity in workers...
  7. ncbi How to present the business case for healthcare quality to employers
    Sean Nicholson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:209-18. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Impact of rosuvastatin use on costs and outcomes in patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease in US managed care and medicare populations: A data analysis
    Daniel M Huse
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1425-42. 2006
    ..High blood cholesterol is a major modifiable risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...
  9. ncbi Estimating the return-on-investment from changes in employee health risks on the Dow Chemical Company's health care costs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Medstat and Cornell University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:759-68. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the impact of corporate health-management and risk-reduction programs for The Dow Chemical Company by using a prospective return-on-investment (ROI) model...
  10. doi Health improvement from a worksite health promotion private-public partnership
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:296-304. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Wellness at Work program on health risks of employees from 10 New York City organizations at 26 worksites...
  11. pmc First-year results of an obesity prevention program at The Dow Chemical Company
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:125-38. 2009
    ..To examine first-year results from a workplace environmental obesity prevention program at The Dow Chemical Company...
  12. ncbi Health, absence, disability, and presenteeism cost estimates of certain physical and mental health conditions affecting U.S. employers
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:398-412. 2004
    ..Caution is advised when interpreting any particular source of data, and the need for standardization in future research is noted...
  13. doi The prevalence of hearing impairment and its burden on the quality of life among adults with Medicare Supplement Insurance
    Kevin Hawkins
    Advanced Analytics, OptumInsight, 5430 Data Court, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1135-47. 2012
    ..To estimate the impact of hearing impairment on quality of life from a physical and mental standpoint...
  14. ncbi The long-term impact of Johnson & Johnson's Health & Wellness Program on employee health risks
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Research and Policy Division, MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 803R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:417-24. 2002
    ..The study underscores the ability of large-scale, well-attended, and comprehensive corporate health and productivity management programs to positively impact the health and well-being of workers...
  15. ncbi Promising practices in employer health and productivity management efforts: findings from a benchmarking study
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Washington DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:111-30. 2007
    ..To identify key success factors related to employer-based health and productivity management (HPM) programs...
  16. ncbi Emerging trends in health and productivity management
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:suppl 1-7, iii. 2007
    ..The identified trends also have a variety of implications for health promotion vendors and the growth of the health management marketplace...
  17. ncbi Development and reliability analysis of the Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI) instrument measuring employee health and productivity
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:743-62. 2003
    ..The needs of the researcher should dictate which version of the WPSI to use...
  18. doi Baseline characteristics of workers at ten New York City employers recruited for a private-public research collaborative
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Emory University, Washington 20008, DC, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:190-201. 2008
    ..To describe a public-private collaborative and present results from the administration of a baseline health risk assessment (HRA)...
  19. doi Using a personal health care cost calculator to estimate future expenditures based on individual health risks
    Jennie D Bowen
    Health and Productivity Research Division, Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:449-55. 2009
    ..To describe the development and application of an innovative Health Improvement Cost Calculator tool designed to help individuals recognize the link between their current health risks, future medical costs, and productivity...
  20. doi Strategies for strengthening the evidence base for employee health promotion programs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:TAHP1-6, iii. 2011
    ..In this edition of The Art of Health Promotion we examine the primary recommendations emerging from a recent federally sponsored effort to identify strategies for strengthening the evidence base for employee health promotion...
  21. doi What are the total costs of surgical treatment for uterine fibroids?
    Ginger Smith Carls
    Thomson Healthcare, Research Division, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1119-32. 2008
    ..To investigate the direct and indirect costs of uterine fibroid (UF) surgery...
  22. doi The burden of falling on the quality of life of adults with Medicare supplement insurance
    Kevin Hawkins
    Advanced Analytics, Ingenix, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 37:36-47. 2011
    ..Clinicians, patients, and families should be aware of the potential negative impact of falling and fear of falling on the QOL of older adults...
  23. ncbi The application of two health and productivity instruments at a large employer
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:635-48. 2004
    ..Both instruments may be useful for employers who want to estimate productivity losses and learn where to focus their energy to help stem those losses...
  24. pmc How accurate are self-reports? Analysis of self-reported health care utilization and absence when compared with administrative data
    Meghan E Short
    Division of Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Reuters Healthcare, Washington, DC, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:786-96. 2009
    ..To determine the accuracy of self-reported health care utilization and absence reported on health risk assessments against administrative claims and human resource records...
  25. pmc Can health promotion programs save Medicare money?
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:117-22. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi The health and productivity cost burden of the "top 10" physical and mental health conditions affecting six large U.S. employers in 1999
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:5-14. 2003
    ..Implications for employers and health plans in examining the health and productivity consequences of common health conditions are discussed...
  27. ncbi Why do older adult women fall short of the recommended follow-up care for coronary artery disease?
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    OptumHealth Care Solutions, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e473-82. 2012
    ..We set out to determine what barriers factor into women not receiving an office visit to manage their disease...
  28. ncbi A projection of the impact of lipid-lowering therapy on high-risk employee disability and medical costs
    Xue Song
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1014-22. 2006
    ..CONCLUSIONS: At current statin prices, the use of rosuvastatin could lead to fewer cardiovascular events and lower direct and indirect costs...
  29. ncbi A validity analysis of the Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI) instrument measuring employee health and productivity
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1183-95. 2003
    ..Evidence for predictive validity was weaker but still present. The WPSI can be used to provide information on the relative importance of health conditions that affect productivity at work for a large group of employees...
  30. doi The health and cost benefits of work site health-promotion programs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Department of Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Healthcare, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:303-23. 2008
    ..Federal initiatives that support cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness analyses are stressed, as is the need to invest in healthy work environments, to complement individual based interventions...
  31. doi The burden of depressive symptoms and various chronic conditions and health concerns on the quality of life among those with Medicare Supplement Insurance
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    UnitedHealth Group Alliances, Minnetonka, MN, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:948-58. 2012
    ..e., Medigap) coverage...
  32. doi Disparities in major joint replacement surgery among adults with Medicare supplement insurance
    Kevin Hawkins
    Ingenix, Advanced Analytics, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:231-8. 2011
    ..Disparities in hip and knee replacement surgery existed by age, sex, race, and income levels. Larger disparities were found by residential location and comorbid condition. Interventions are being considered to address these disparities...
  33. ncbi Relationships between urinalysis testing for substance use, medical expenditures, and the occurrence of injuries at a large manufacturing firm
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:151-67. 2003
    ..Hopefully the results of this study will inform the policy debate over drug testing by focusing on real data, as opposed to supposition or political considerations that seem to dominate many discussions...
  34. doi The prevalence of urinary incontinence and its burden on the quality of life among older adults with medicare supplement insurance
    Kevin Hawkins
    Health Care Innovation and Information, Ingenix, 5430 Data Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:723-32. 2011
    ..Estimate the prevalence and burden of urinary incontinence (UI) on the quality of life (QOL) among adults (65 or older) with Medigap insurance...
  35. ncbi What's holding you back: why should (or shouldn't) employers invest in health promotion programs for their workers?
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University
    N C Med J 67:428-30. 2006
  36. ncbi Risk adjustment for people with chronic conditions in private sector health plans
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:397-405. 2003
    ..Although the problem of adverse selection into more generous health insurance plans has been the focus of previous work, risk adjustment systems have only recently begun to be implemented to blunt its effect...
  37. ncbi The use of disease-modifying new drugs for multiple sclerosis treatment in private-sector health plans
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Clin Ther 26:1341-54. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate the effects of demographics, location, severity of multiple sclerosis (MS), comorbidities, plan type, coinsurance levels, and time of entry into the sample on the use of disease-modifying agents...
  38. ncbi Return on investment in disease management: a review
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University Institute for Policy Research, Medstat, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:1-19. 2005
    ..Results are mixed for asthma management programs. Depression management programs cost more than they save in medical expenses, but may save money when considering productivity outcomes...
  39. ncbi Long-term impact of Johnson & Johnson's Health & Wellness Program on health care utilization and expenditures
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Research and Policy Division, MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 803R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:21-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that programs designed to better integrate occupational health, disability, wellness, and medical benefits may have substantial health and economic benefits in later years...
  40. ncbi Estimating risk reduction required to break even in a health promotion program
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 804B, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:316-25. 2004
    ..To illustrate a formula to estimate the amount of risk reduction required to break even on a corporate health promotion program...
  41. ncbi The business case for quality mental health services: why employers should care about the mental health and well-being of their employees
    Ron Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:320-30. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi The value of pharmaceuticals--some direction for employers
    Ron Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C, USA
    Empl Benefits J 27:31-5. 2002
    ..Doing so should produce both human and financial dividends...
  43. ncbi The effects of prescription drug cost sharing: a review of the evidence
    Teresa B Gibson
    Medstat, 777 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:730-40. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi What can a pilot congestive heart failure disease management program tell us about likely return on investment?: A case study from a program offered to federal employees
    Catherine J vanVonno
    Clifton, Virginia, USA
    Dis Manag 8:346-60. 2005
    ..The amount of savings depended upon CHF risk levels. The value of a pilot initiative and evaluation is that lessons for larger-scale efforts can be learned prior to full-scale rollout...
  45. ncbi The direct and indirect cost burden of clinically significant and symptomatic uterine fibroids
    David W Lee
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:493-506. 2007
    ..To estimate direct medical costs and indirect (productivity related) for women age 25 to 54 who had clinically significant and symptomatic uterine fibroids (UF)...
  46. ncbi The assessment of chronic health conditions on work performance, absence, and total economic impact for employers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:547-57. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and estimate total costs for chronic health conditions in the U.S. workforce for the Dow Chemical Company (Dow)...
  47. ncbi The association between health risks and medical expenditures in a Japanese corporation
    Wendy D Lynch
    Lynch Consulting, Ltd, Lakewood, Colorado, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:238-48. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between health risks and medical care expenditures in an employer setting in Japan...
  48. pmc Using formative research to develop environmental and ecological interventions to address overweight and obesity
    Mark G Wilson
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:37S-47S. 2007
    ..This paper presents the formative research phase of a large multi-site intervention study conducted to inform the feasibility of introducing environmental and ecological interventions...
  49. pmc Development of the Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT) to measure organizational physical and social support for worksite obesity prevention programs
    David M DeJoy
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:126-37. 2008
    ..To describe the development, reliability, and validity of the Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT) for assessing worksite physical and social environmental support for obesity prevention...
  50. doi The impact of the highmark employee wellness programs on 4-year healthcare costs
    Barbara L Naydeck
    Highmark, Inc, 120 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 3099, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:146-56. 2008
    ..To determine the return on investment (ROI) of Highmark Inc.'s employee wellness programs...
  51. ncbi The cost consequences of treatment-resistant depression
    James M Russell
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:341-7. 2004
    ..Treatment-resistant depression is a significant public health problem with profound effects on general medical and mental health-related health care costs...
  52. pmc Assessing management support for worksite health promotion: psychometric analysis of the leading by example (LBE) instrument
    LINDSAY J DELLA
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:359-67. 2008
    ..Describe the development of the leading by example (LBE) instrument...
  53. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Stanford Presenteeism Scale
    Robin S Turpin
    USHH Outcomes Research and Management, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania 19486 0004, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1123-33. 2004
    ..This study reports the reliability and validity of the 13-item Stanford Presenteeism Scale (SPS). The SPS differs from similar scales by focusing on knowledge-based and production-based workers...