Jennifer L Malin

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Affiliation: Amgen Inc
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer patients' experience and outcomes: development and pilot study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance patient survey
    Jennifer L Malin
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:837-48. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: how can we improve the quality of cancer care in the United States?
    Jennifer L Malin
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:626-34. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptoms after breast cancer treatment: are they influenced by patient characteristics?
    Jean Yoon
    School of Public Health, Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1722, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:153-65. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom management after breast cancer treatment: is it influenced by patient characteristics?
    Jean Yoon
    School of Public Health, Health Services Department, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:69-77. 2008
  5. pmc Quality of care for breast cancer for uninsured women in california under the breast and cervical cancer prevention treatment act
    Jennifer L Malin
    David Geffen School of Medicineat University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3479-84. 2010
  6. pmc The structural landscape of the health care system for breast cancer care: results from the Los Angeles Women's Health Study
    Diana M Tisnado
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Breast J 15:17-25. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient centered experiences in breast cancer: predicting long-term adherence to tamoxifen use
    Katherine L Kahn
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 45:431-9. 2007
  8. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a reliable, valid, and feasible plan for quality-of-care measurement for cancer: how should we measure?
    Katherine L Kahn
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90406, USA
    Med Care 40:III73-85. 2002
  10. pmc Financial incentives for quality in breast cancer care
    Diana M Tisnado
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plz, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:457-66. 2008

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer patients' experience and outcomes: development and pilot study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance patient survey
    Jennifer L Malin
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:837-48. 2006
    ..The keystone to this effort is the baseline patient survey administered approximately 4 months after diagnosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: how can we improve the quality of cancer care in the United States?
    Jennifer L Malin
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:626-34. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptoms after breast cancer treatment: are they influenced by patient characteristics?
    Jean Yoon
    School of Public Health, Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1722, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:153-65. 2008
    ..This study examines the burden of symptoms by treatment type and patient characteristics in a population-based sample of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom management after breast cancer treatment: is it influenced by patient characteristics?
    Jean Yoon
    School of Public Health, Health Services Department, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:69-77. 2008
    ..We studied the extent to which symptoms for women with incident breast cancer are addressed by their physicians and how symptom management varies with patient characteristics...
  5. pmc Quality of care for breast cancer for uninsured women in california under the breast and cervical cancer prevention treatment act
    Jennifer L Malin
    David Geffen School of Medicineat University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:3479-84. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the quality of care provided to uninsured women with breast cancer who received treatment through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Treatment Program (BCCTP)...
  6. pmc The structural landscape of the health care system for breast cancer care: results from the Los Angeles Women's Health Study
    Diana M Tisnado
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    Breast J 15:17-25. 2009
    ..Data from this study represent important building blocks for further analyses to determine the impact of structural characteristics on the quality of care that breast cancer patient's experience...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient centered experiences in breast cancer: predicting long-term adherence to tamoxifen use
    Katherine L Kahn
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 45:431-9. 2007
    ..Among breast cancer patients, tamoxifen use is associated with reduced risk of disease relapse and death, but it is often difficult for women to sustain therapy during the 5 years required to obtain maximum benefit...
  8. pmc Early dissemination of bevacizumab for advanced colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:354. 2011
    ..We describe early dissemination patterns for first-line bevacizumab given for metastatic colorectal cancer treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a reliable, valid, and feasible plan for quality-of-care measurement for cancer: how should we measure?
    Katherine L Kahn
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90406, USA
    Med Care 40:III73-85. 2002
    ..This effort will require a systematic evaluation of the measurement of quality of care as it applies to cancer and other critical conditions...
  10. pmc Financial incentives for quality in breast cancer care
    Diana M Tisnado
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plz, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:457-66. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Adherence to adjuvant hormone therapy in low-income women with breast cancer: the role of provider-patient communication
    Yihang Liu
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024 7087, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:829-36. 2013
    ..Interventions on patient-provider communication may provide opportunities to improve patient outcomes in this vulnerable population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validity of cancer registry data for measuring the quality of breast cancer care
    Jennifer L Malin
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, and Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:835-44. 2002
    ..The validity of cancer registry data for quality of cancer care has not been well studied. We investigated the validity of such information in the California Cancer Registry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving colorectal cancer screening rates in a managed care health plan: recruitment of provider organizations for a randomized effectiveness trial
    Patricia A Ganz
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:824-9. 2003
    ..Successful implementation of programs that are feasible and take advantage of existing quality improvement mechanisms within the PO has potential to improve CRC screening rates and can have a major public health impact...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of breast cancer care: what do we know?
    Jennifer L Malin
    Department of Medicine, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1736, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:4381-93. 2002
    ..To critically review studies that describe patterns of care for breast cancer patients and to examine the data sources used for case identification and determining patterns of care...
  15. pmc Physician and Practice Characteristics Influencing Tumor Board Attendance: Results From the Provider Survey of the Los Angeles Women's Health Study
    Kevin S Scher
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda RAND Corporation, Santa Monica UCLA School of Public Health, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA
    J Oncol Pract 7:103-10. 2011
    ..Tumor boards may provide a mechanism for improving coordination of care. We evaluated physician and practice characteristics that predict frequency of tumor board attendance...
  16. doi request reprint Quality of supportive care for patients with advanced cancer in a VA medical center
    Jennifer L Malin
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, RAND Health, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:573-7. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc The value of specialty oncology drugs
    Dana P Goldman
    Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Schools of Pharmacy and Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 214, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0626, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:115-32. 2010
    ..To estimate patients' elasticity of demand, willingness to pay, and consumer surplus for five high-cost specialty medications treating metastatic disease or hematologic malignancies...
  18. pmc Patient preference and contraindications in measuring quality of care: what do administrative data miss?
    Joan J Ryoo
    Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2716-23. 2013
    ..With data from a national Veterans Health Administration (VHA) study on quality of care, we sought to determine what proportion of patients refused or had a contraindication to recommended lung cancer therapy...
  19. doi request reprint Preoperative breast MRI in early-stage breast cancer
    Patricia Young
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd Suite 5512, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:907-12. 2012
    ..6-33 % reported in the literature). Routine preoperative breast MRI appears to confer no advantage over the standard diagnostic evaluations for early-stage breast cancer and may lead to worse patient outcomes...
  20. pmc Documentation and discussion of preferences for care among patients with advanced cancer
    Sangeeta C Ahluwalia
    Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Cedars Sinai Medical Center University of California, Los Angeles UCLA School of Public Health Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    J Oncol Pract 7:361-6. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the documentation, frequency, and timing of discussions about patient preferences for care and to examine patterns of palliative care and hospice use among patients with advanced cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Using cost-effectiveness analysis to define a breast cancer benefits package for the uninsured
    Jennifer L Malin
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1736, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 74:143-53. 2002
    ..In 1999, California was considering legislation to fund breast cancer treatment for its uninsured. We sought to define the most cost-effective breast cancer benefits package in order to inform this debate...
  22. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium
    John Z Ayanian
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2992-6. 2004
  23. pmc End-of-life care discussions among patients with advanced cancer: a cohort study
    Jennifer W Mack
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:204-10. 2012
    ..National guidelines recommend that physicians discuss end-of-life (EOL) care planning with patients with cancer whose life expectancy is less than 1 year...
  24. ncbi request reprint The cost-quality trade-off: need for data quality standards for studies that impact clinical practice and health policy
    Jennifer L Malin
    J Clin Oncol 23:4581-4. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Bridging the divide: integrating cancer-directed therapy and palliative care
    Jennifer L Malin
    J Clin Oncol 22:3438-40. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Surviving colorectal cancer : patient-reported symptoms 4 years after diagnosis
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Section on Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 110:2075-82. 2007
    ..The number of long-term survivors after a cancer diagnosis is increasing, yet relatively few studies have addressed survivors' reported symptoms beyond the initial year after diagnosis...
  27. doi request reprint Do variations in provider discussions explain socioeconomic disparities in postmastectomy breast reconstruction?
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:605-15. 2008
    ..We investigated whether these differences reflect variations in the rate or qualitative aspects of the provider's discussion of reconstruction as an option...
  28. ncbi request reprint Developing a system to assess the quality of cancer care: ASCO's national initiative on cancer care quality
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2985-91. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Access to care is requisite but not sufficient for quality cancer care
    Jennifer L Malin
    Cancer Invest 23:568-70. 2005