Lewis E Kazis

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring outcomes for the Medicare Advantage program: methods and application of the VR-12 for evaluation of plans
    Lewis E Kazis
    Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:263-276. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A preference-based measure of health: the VR-6D derived from the veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey
    Alfredo J Selim
    The Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, T3 W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1337-47. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term posttraumatic stress symptoms vary inversely with early opiate dosing in children recovering from serious burns: effects durable at 4 years
    Robert L Sheridan
    From the Shriners Hospitals for Children R L S, F J S, M I H, R G T Massachusetts General Hospital R L S, F J S, A L, R G T and Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP L E K, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Shriners Hospitals for Children D N H, W J M, M N, Galveston, Texas Shriners Hospitals for Children R J K, T K S, Cincinnati, Ohio Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California T L P, G C, Sacramento, California
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:828-32. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Evaluating racial/ethnic variations in outpatient epilepsy care
    Ruzan Avetisyan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 27:95-101. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Methods for assessment of health outcomes in children with burn injury: the Multi-Center Benchmarking Study
    Lewis E Kazis
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S179-88. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Single-change items did not measure change in quality of life
    Adam J Rose
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:603-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient-based measures of illness severity in the Veterans Health Study
    Jack A Clark
    Department of Health Services, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:274-85. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics and the likelihood of initiation on olanzapine or risperidone among patients with schizophrenia
    Xinhua S Ren
    Health Services Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Schizophr Res 77:167-77. 2005
  9. pmc Measurement of treatment adherence with antipsychotic agents in patients with schizophrenia
    Xinhua S Ren
    The Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:491-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring the cost of care for children with acute burn injury
    Kathleen Carey
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S229-33. 2012

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring outcomes for the Medicare Advantage program: methods and application of the VR-12 for evaluation of plans
    Lewis E Kazis
    Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118
    J Ambul Care Manage 35:263-276. 2012
    ..Results show that the models for ranking health outcomes of the plans are robust and credible. Future directions include the use of utilities for evaluating and ranking of MA plans...
  2. doi request reprint A preference-based measure of health: the VR-6D derived from the veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey
    Alfredo J Selim
    The Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, T3 W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1337-47. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to adapt the Brazier SF-6D utility measure to the VR-12 to generate a single utility index...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term posttraumatic stress symptoms vary inversely with early opiate dosing in children recovering from serious burns: effects durable at 4 years
    Robert L Sheridan
    From the Shriners Hospitals for Children R L S, F J S, M I H, R G T Massachusetts General Hospital R L S, F J S, A L, R G T and Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP L E K, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Shriners Hospitals for Children D N H, W J M, M N, Galveston, Texas Shriners Hospitals for Children R J K, T K S, Cincinnati, Ohio Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California T L P, G C, Sacramento, California
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:828-32. 2014
    ..However, the long-term impact of early pain control strategies on posttraumatic stress symptoms in children recovering from serious burn injuries has not been examined...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluating racial/ethnic variations in outpatient epilepsy care
    Ruzan Avetisyan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 27:95-101. 2013
    ..14, 95% CI 1.15-8.53) and difficulties getting follow-up appointments (OR=3.37, 95% CI 1.55-7.32). The results indicate the need to evaluate both provider- and patient-centered measures in quality-of-care studies in disparities research...
  5. ncbi request reprint Methods for assessment of health outcomes in children with burn injury: the Multi-Center Benchmarking Study
    Lewis E Kazis
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S179-88. 2012
    ..The Multi-Center Benchmarking Study (MCBS) is an innovative program giving a new paradigm for monitoring health outcomes in children and adolescents with burn injuries...
  6. doi request reprint Single-change items did not measure change in quality of life
    Adam J Rose
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:603-8. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Patient-based measures of illness severity in the Veterans Health Study
    Jack A Clark
    Department of Health Services, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:274-85. 2005
    ..The 6 measures may complement measures of health-related quality of life in providing more comprehensive assessments of health status in Veterans Affairs patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics and the likelihood of initiation on olanzapine or risperidone among patients with schizophrenia
    Xinhua S Ren
    Health Services Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Schizophr Res 77:167-77. 2005
    ..Future research needs to determine the reasons for those differences...
  9. pmc Measurement of treatment adherence with antipsychotic agents in patients with schizophrenia
    Xinhua S Ren
    The Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices CAPP, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 5:491-8. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Measuring the cost of care for children with acute burn injury
    Kathleen Carey
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:S229-33. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Validation of self-reported epilepsy for purposes of community surveillance
    Daniel R Brooks
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 23:57-63. 2012
    ..These results compare favorably with results for other chronic conditions, such as diabetes and arthritis, and indicate that questionnaires can be used to identify epilepsy at a population level...
  12. pmc Use of angiotensin receptor blockers and risk of dementia in a predominantly male population: prospective cohort analysis
    Nien Chen Li
    Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices and Pharmaceutical Assessment, Management and Policy Program, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    BMJ 340:b5465. 2010
    ..To investigate whether angiotensin receptor blockers protect against Alzheimer's disease and dementia or reduce the progression of both diseases...
  13. pmc A web-based nutrition program reduces health care costs in employees with cardiac risk factors: before and after cost analysis
    Naomi Sacks
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e43. 2009
    ..One example of such a tool is DASH for Health, an Internet-based nutrition and exercise behavior modification program. This program was offered as a free, opt-in benefit to US-based employees of the EMC Corporation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measurement comparisons of the medical outcomes study and veterans SF-36 health survey
    Lewis E Kazis
    Health Services Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:43-58. 2004
    ..The gains in precision for the Veterans SF-36 provide evidence for the use of this version in future applications for assessing patient outcomes across health care systems...