Laurel A Copeland

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An intervention for VA patients with congestive heart failure
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:158-65. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Treatment adherence and illness insight in veterans with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:16-21. 2008
  3. pmc Diagnosis of pulmonary malignancy after hospitalization for pneumonia
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT Research Program and South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Med 123:66-71. 2010
  4. pmc Clinical and demographic factors associated with homelessness and incarceration among VA patients with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:871-7. 2009
  5. pmc Incidence of cardiovascular events after hospital admission for pneumonia
    Theodore W Perry
    VERDICT South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, USA
    Am J Med 124:244-51. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Intensity and duration of obesity-related counseling: association with 5-Year BMI trends among obese primary care patients
    Polly H Noel
    VERDICT South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:773-82. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Medication adherence, ethnicity, and the influence of multiple psychosocial and financial barriers
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 38:86-95. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance perceptions and medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, United States
    J Affect Disord 107:53-62. 2008
  9. pmc Population-based study of statins, angiotensin II receptor blockers, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on pneumonia-related outcomes
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT research program, and South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1466-73. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in the elderly hospitalized in the Department of Veteran Affairs Health Care System
    Scott Selinger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Mil Med 176:214-7. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint An intervention for VA patients with congestive heart failure
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:158-65. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of a telephone intervention to improve quality of life among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment adherence and illness insight in veterans with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:16-21. 2008
    ..Odds of poor adherence increased for women, African Americans, mania, and hazardous drinking. The association of mutable factors-hazardous drinking, manic symptoms, and insight-could represent an opportunity to improve adherence...
  3. pmc Diagnosis of pulmonary malignancy after hospitalization for pneumonia
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT Research Program and South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Med 123:66-71. 2010
    ..Our aims were to assess the frequency of the diagnosis of pulmonary malignancy, and to identify risk factors for pulmonary malignancy following hospitalization for pneumonia...
  4. pmc Clinical and demographic factors associated with homelessness and incarceration among VA patients with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:871-7. 2009
    ..We assessed the association between homelessness and incarceration in Veterans Affairs patients with bipolar disorder...
  5. pmc Incidence of cardiovascular events after hospital admission for pneumonia
    Theodore W Perry
    VERDICT South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, USA
    Am J Med 124:244-51. 2011
    ..Therefore, we examined cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, unstable angina, stroke, and serious cardiac arrhythmias, within 90 days after hospitalization for pneumonia...
  6. doi request reprint Intensity and duration of obesity-related counseling: association with 5-Year BMI trends among obese primary care patients
    Polly H Noel
    VERDICT South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:773-82. 2012
    ..Enhanced efforts are needed to detect and combat increasing weight trajectories among veterans who are already obese, especially among those aged 18-35 who are at greatest risk...
  7. doi request reprint Medication adherence, ethnicity, and the influence of multiple psychosocial and financial barriers
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 38:86-95. 2011
    ..Fortunately tailored clinical interventions can improve adherence, particularly by addressing modifiable risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance perceptions and medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, United States
    J Affect Disord 107:53-62. 2008
    ..Maintaining a beneficial therapeutic alliance with providers is one important strategy for improving adherence. We examine the association between adherence and therapeutic environment perceptions among veterans with bipolar disorder...
  9. pmc Population-based study of statins, angiotensin II receptor blockers, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on pneumonia-related outcomes
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT research program, and South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1466-73. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to examine the association of statin, ACE inhibitor, and angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) use with pneumonia-related outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in the elderly hospitalized in the Department of Veteran Affairs Health Care System
    Scott Selinger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Mil Med 176:214-7. 2011
    ..In the VA, pneumonia-related admissions are being managed more effectively even as the overall number of admissions remains stable...
  11. pmc Perceived access to general medical and psychiatric care among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs Health Service Research and Development Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:720-7. 2009
    ..We examined associations between patient characteristics and self-reported difficulties in accessing mental health and general medical care services...
  12. doi request reprint Psychiatric disease burden profiles among veterans with epilepsy: the association with health services utilization
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    Veterans Evidence Based Research Dissemination Implementation Center, Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:925-8. 2008
    ..This brief report describes patterns of psychiatric comorbidities among patients with epilepsy and their relationship with health care utilization...
  13. doi request reprint Antiepileptic drug monotherapy exposure and suicide-related behavior in older veterans
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2042-7. 2012
    ..To examine the association between antiepileptic drug (AED) receipt and suicide-related behavior (SRB) in older veterans...
  14. doi request reprint Factors in second-generation antipsychotic switching patterns in a national sample of older veterans with schizophrenia
    Albana M Dassori
    Department of Psychiatry, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:47-53. 2011
    ..As part of a study of older patients with schizophrenia (50-102 years), this study evaluated factors associated with antipsychotic switches and switches that incurred a greater or lesser metabolic risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of comorbid psychiatric conditions in health status in epilepsy
    John E Zeber
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D Verdict, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:539-46. 2007
    ..Patients with epilepsy are uniquely at risk for high physical-psychiatric comorbidity profiles, with concomitant losses in perceived health status...
  16. pmc How the relationship of attitudes toward mental health treatment and service use differs by age, gender, ethnicity/race and education
    Jodi M Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:45-57. 2011
    ..We investigated the influence of interactions between attitudes toward treatment and age, gender, ethnicity/race and education for both general medical and specialty care...
  17. doi request reprint Postoperative complications in the seriously mentally ill: a systematic review of the literature
    Laurel A Copeland
    Veterans Affairs HSRD South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Ann Surg 248:31-8. 2008
    ..To determine the knowledge base on clinical outcomes of surgery among persons diagnosed with serious mental illness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of previous statin and angiotensin II receptor blocker use on mortality in patients hospitalized with sepsis
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT Research Center, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas 78284, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:1619-26. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of previous outpatient use of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (statins) and/or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) on 30-day mortality in patients hospitalized with sepsis...
  19. ncbi request reprint VHA Corporate Data Warehouse height and weight data: opportunities and challenges for health services research
    Polly Hitchcock Noel
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:739-50. 2010
    ..Researchers should assess the reliability of data contained within any source and apply strategies to minimize the impact of data errors appropriate to their study population...
  20. pmc The quality of quality measures: HEDIS® quality measures for medication management in the elderly and outcomes associated with new exposure
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, Veterans Evidence based Research Dissemination Implementation CenTer VERDICT 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Drugs Aging 30:645-54. 2013
    ..Clinical validation studies of the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS(®)) measures of inappropriate prescribing in the elderly are limited...
  21. pmc Patterns of primary care and mortality among patients with schizophrenia or diabetes: a cluster analysis approach to the retrospective study of healthcare utilization
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:127. 2009
    ..We also assessed whether such patterns of primary care use were a significant predictor of mortality over a 4-year period...
  22. pmc Impact of statins and ACE inhibitors on mortality after COPD exacerbations
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT research unit, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Respir Res 10:45. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine the association of prior outpatient use of statins and angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors on mortality for subjects >or= 65 years of age hospitalized with acute COPD exacerbations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Postdeployment health care for returning OEF/OIF military personnel and their social networks: a qualitative approach
    Erin P Finley
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, Health Services Research and Development, 7400 Merton Minter Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Mil Med 175:953-7. 2010
    ..These data point to significant deployment-related disruptions in the well-being of service members and those in their broader social networks, with implications for defining service needs in community health settings...
  24. pmc Mortality and guideline-concordant care for older patients with schizophrenia: a retrospective longitudinal study
    Jack Y Tsan
    VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs, 4800 Memorial Drive 151C, Waco, TX 76711, USA
    BMC Med 10:147. 2012
    ..We analyzed the receipt by patients with schizophrenia of 11 types of guideline-concordant care and the association of such care with survival...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of obesity on outcomes for patients hospitalised with pneumonia
    Phoebe King
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Eur Respir J 41:929-34. 2013
    ..40, 95% CI 1.14-1.73). Although obesity is a growing health epidemic, it appears to have little impact on clinical outcomes and may reduce mortality for veterans hospitalised with pneumonia...
  26. doi request reprint Cancer rates, medical comorbidities, and treatment modalities in the oldest patients
    John E Zeber
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 67:237-42. 2008
    ..As we reconcile definitions of 'elderly' with appropriate treatment options, compassionate care requires identifying geriatric oncology guidelines that improve survival and quality of life...
  27. doi request reprint Association of hydrophilic versus lipophilic angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use on pneumonia-related mortality
    Eric M Mortensen
    VERDICT Research Center, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas 78284, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:462-6. 2008
    ..Our aim was to examine the associations of prior outpatient use of lipophilic and hydrophilic ACE inhibitors on mortality for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia...
  28. pmc Family perceptions of post-deployment healthcare needs of Iraq/Afghanistan military personnel
    John E Zeber
    Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Temple, Texas and Scott and White Healthcare Center for Applied Health Research, Temple, Texas, USA
    Ment Health Fam Med 7:135-43. 2010
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  29. ncbi request reprint Serious mental illness, aging, and utilization patterns among veterans
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Evidence Based Research Dissemination Implementation Research Center VERDICT, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Mil Med 171:619-26. 2006
    ..Careful attention to mental health utilization patterns may help policy makers and providers understand psychiatric needs in older patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Unforeseen inpatient mortality among veterans with schizophrenia
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT HSR and D, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Med Care 44:110-6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that death among patients with schizophrenia occurs more frequently after minimal care of comorbid conditions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary disease among inpatient decedents: Impact of schizophrenia
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT HSR and D, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:720-6. 2007
    ..Determine the risk associated with schizophrenia for common pulmonary illness (pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)) during the last year of life...
  32. ncbi request reprint New-onset type-2 diabetes associated with atypical antipsychotic medications
    Michael T Lambert
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas UTSWMS, Department of Psychiatry, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235 9070, and North Texas Veterans Health Care System, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:919-23. 2006
    ....
  33. pmc Suicide-related behaviors in older patients with new anti-epileptic drug use: data from the VA hospital system
    Anne C Vancott
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Neurology Division, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Med 8:4. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between suicide-related behaviors and different AEDs in older veterans receiving new AED monotherapy from the Veterans Health Administration (VA), controlling for potential confounders...
  34. ncbi request reprint Safety of outpatient dalteparin therapy in veterans with mechanical heart valves
    Jessica L O'Neill
    Department of Pharmacy, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1560-5. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Cigarettes, alcohol, and depression: characterizing head and neck cancer survivors in two systems of care
    Michael T Lambert
    North Texas Veterans Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:233-41. 2005
    ..Head and neck cancer patients benefit from aggressive smoking cessation efforts by the VA, but many patients need specialized services that integrate smoking interventions with treatment of comorbid alcoholism...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of smoking, alcohol, and depression on the quality of life of head and neck cancer patients
    Sonia A Duffy
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:140-7. 2002
    ..While smoking, alcohol intake and depression may be episodically treated, standardized protocols and aggressive intervention strategies for systematically addressing these highly prevalent disorders are needed in this population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications among veterans
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Mich, 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1817-22. 2003
    ..This study assessed the current state of antipsychotic prescription practices regarding race among veterans receiving care through the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic classifications and resource utilization of decedents served by the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Sonia A Duffy
    VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1137-45. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of epilepsy on health status among younger and older adults
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1820-7. 2005
    ..This study examines the impact of epilepsy on patients' subjective health status in a population that includes both younger and older adults...
  40. pmc Obesity diagnosis and care practices in the Veterans Health Administration
    Polly Hitchcock Noel
    VERDICT South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:510-6. 2010
    ..In response to dramatic increases in obesity prevalence, clinical guidelines urge health care providers to prevent and treat obesity more aggressively...
  41. ncbi request reprint The expert consensus guideline series: adherence problems in patients with serious and persistent mental illness
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1-46; quiz 47-8. 2009
    ..Poor adherence to medication treatment can have devastating consequences for patients with mental illness. The goal of this project was to develop recommendations for addressing adherence problems to improve patient outcomes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of brachytherapy on regional, racial, marital status, and age-related patterns of definitive treatment for clinically localized prostate carcinoma
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Psychiatry, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L Murphy Division, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cancer 104:1372-80. 2005
    ..Therefore, the authors evaluated the impact of permanent prostate brachytherapy on the relative rates of the use of specific prostate carcinoma treatment modalities over time...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy data identify poorly adherent patients with schizophrenia at increased risk for admission
    Marcia Valenstein
    From the Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 40:630-9. 2002
    ..Health care organizations may be able to use pharmacy data to identify patients with schizophrenia and poor antipsychotic adherence...
  44. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic drug and cardiovascular disease risk monitoring in patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Affect Disord 102:145-51. 2007
    ..We assessed whether patients with bipolar disorder received serum drug level and toxicity monitoring for mood stabilizers and assessment of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors attributed to atypical antipsychotic medications...
  45. ncbi request reprint Poor antipsychotic adherence among patients with schizophrenia: medication and patient factors
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development HSRandD, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:255-64. 2004
    ..African-Americans and younger patients are particularly at risk. Unfortunately, atypical antipsychotics may not be associated with substantial improvements in adherence. More intensive interventions are likely needed...
  46. doi request reprint Veterans' disclosure of trauma to healthcare providers
    Ruth Q Leibowitz
    Research and Development Service, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:100-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of patients' trauma disclosure to health professionals...
  47. pmc Statins and outcomes in patients with pneumonia: not only healthy user bias
    Eric M Mortensen
    BMJ 333:1123-4. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatment
    Edwin G Wilkins
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:589-98. 2006
    ..Eventhough enthusiasm for SDM programs remains high among some patients and providers, this study found only modest benefits...
  49. pmc Likelihood of home death associated with local rates of home birth: influence of local area healthcare preferences on site of death
    Maria J Silveira
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1243-8. 2006
    ..We tested whether local cultural and social values regarding the use of health care are associated with the likelihood of home death, using variation in local rates of home births as a proxy for geographic variation in these values...
  50. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decision
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3091-8. 2004
    ..The impact of demographic and psychosocial characteristics on patients' decisional role was also examined...
  51. ncbi request reprint Health care costs of seriously mentally ill patients enrolled in enhanced treatment
    Andrea M Hegedus
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:331-40. 2002
    ..Adjusted costs fell from $32,000-$55,000 (for the 1st year) to $20,000-$36,000 (for the 4th year). Costs were associated positively with schizophrenia, living in the Northeast region of the United States, and poorer baseline functioning...
  52. ncbi request reprint Veterans' health and access to care in the year after September 11, 2001
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Mil Med 170:602-6. 2005
    ..The goal was to explore veterans' perceptions of their health care in the year after September 11, 2001...
  53. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners' and physicians' views of NPs as providers of primary care to veterans
    Carol E Fletcher
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:358-62. 2007
    ..To describe NPs' and MDs' perceptions of the role of NPs, the degree of collegiality between professions, and NPs' feeling of acceptance, three relationship components that may affect the acceptance of NPs as providers of primary care...