Alvin I Mushlin

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The importance of diabetes mellitus in the global epidemic of cardiovascular disease: the case of the state of Qatar
    Alvin I Mushlin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 123:193-207; discussion 207-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The value of diagnostic information to patients with chest pain suggestive of coronary artery disease
    Alvin I Mushlin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:149-57. 2005
  3. pmc Comparative effectiveness research: a cornerstone of healthcare reform?
    Alvin I Mushlin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 121:141-54; discussion 154-5. 2010
  4. pmc Discordance in TKA expectations between patients and surgeons
    Hassan M K Ghomrawi
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:175-80. 2013
  5. pmc Glucose testing and insufficient follow-up of abnormal results: a cohort study
    Lisa M Kern
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:87. 2006
  6. pmc Development and validation of a patient self-assessment score for diabetes risk
    Heejung Bang
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and FOJP Service Corporation, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:775-83. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis of external hip protectors in the nursing home setting
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:190-7. 2005
  8. pmc Relation of different measures of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol to risk of coronary artery disease and death in a meta-regression analysis of large-scale trials of statin therapy
    Jorge R Kizer
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1289-96. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of screening for inhalational anthrax after a bioterrorist attack
    Nathaniel Hupert
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:337-45. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Antianginal therapy before percutaneous coronary intervention
    William B Borden
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:436-43. 2013

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc The importance of diabetes mellitus in the global epidemic of cardiovascular disease: the case of the state of Qatar
    Alvin I Mushlin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 123:193-207; discussion 207-8. 2012
    ..The OR was even higher for Qatari natives. Understanding the reasons for this increase, including genetic differences, lifestyle, and medical management issues, is critical for the design and prioritization of effective interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint The value of diagnostic information to patients with chest pain suggestive of coronary artery disease
    Alvin I Mushlin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:149-57. 2005
    ..Decision analyses and clinical guidelines do not routinely consider this, in part because methods are not well developed for measuring the value of testing to patients...
  3. pmc Comparative effectiveness research: a cornerstone of healthcare reform?
    Alvin I Mushlin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 121:141-54; discussion 154-5. 2010
    ..We also argue that the requirement for data from CER will create long-term disincentives for "me-too" drugs and devices and, therefore, become a catalyst for effective innovation...
  4. pmc Discordance in TKA expectations between patients and surgeons
    Hassan M K Ghomrawi
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:175-80. 2013
    ..Aligning patient and surgeon expectations preoperatively may lead to better postoperative medical and rehabilitation compliance and therefore improve outcomes and increase satisfaction...
  5. pmc Glucose testing and insufficient follow-up of abnormal results: a cohort study
    Lisa M Kern
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:87. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to measure the rate, the predictors and the results of glucose testing in primary care, including rates of follow-up for abnormal values...
  6. pmc Development and validation of a patient self-assessment score for diabetes risk
    Heejung Bang
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and FOJP Service Corporation, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:775-83. 2009
    ..National guidelines disagree on who should be screened for undiagnosed diabetes. No existing diabetes risk score is highly generalizable or widely followed...
  7. ncbi request reprint A cost-benefit analysis of external hip protectors in the nursing home setting
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:190-7. 2005
    ..To estimate potential cost savings generated by a program of hip protectors in the nursing home from a Medicare perspective...
  8. pmc Relation of different measures of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol to risk of coronary artery disease and death in a meta-regression analysis of large-scale trials of statin therapy
    Jorge R Kizer
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1289-96. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of screening for inhalational anthrax after a bioterrorist attack
    Nathaniel Hupert
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:337-45. 2003
    ..In the aftermath of a large-scale anthrax attack, mass screening to identify early inhalational anthrax may improve both the management of individual cases and the efficiency of health resource utilization...
  10. doi request reprint Antianginal therapy before percutaneous coronary intervention
    William B Borden
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:436-43. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether greater regional use of antianginal medications in PCI patients is associated with lower regional rates of PCI...
  11. doi request reprint Quality-of-life tradeoffs for hepatitis C treatment: do patients and providers agree?
    Bruce R Schackman
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:233-42. 2008
    ..Subjects completed rating scale and standard gamble evaluations of current health and hypothetical descriptions of HCV symptoms and treatment side effects on a scale from 0 (death or worse than death) to 1 (best possible health)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Explaining insurance-related and racial disparities in the surgical management of patients with acute appendicitis
    Fredric M Pieracci
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 East 69th St, No KB 220, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 194:57-62. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that these disparities are caused by presenting hospitals' use of LA...
  13. doi request reprint Patterns and intensity of medical therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    William B Borden
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 1305 York Ave, Eighth Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 305:1882-9. 2011
    ..It is unknown to what degree OMT is applied before PCI in routine practice or whether its use increased after the COURAGE trial...
  14. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking lung cancer mortality rates in current and former smokers
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 126:1742-9. 2004
    ..The model is intended for use in analyzing a population of subjects who are undergoing lung cancer screening or receiving lung cancer chemoprevention, to determine whether the intervention has altered lung cancer mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of patients in performing skin self-examination and the impact of photography
    Susan A Oliveria
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:57-62. 2004
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of skin self-examination (SSE) to detect new and changing moles with and without the aid of baseline digital photographs in patients with dysplastic nevi...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can hip protector use cost-effectively prevent fractures in community-dwelling geriatric populations?
    Lisa A Honkanen
    Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1658-65. 2006
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness from a societal perspective of a hip protector (HP) program over the remaining lifetime of individuals initially living at home...
  17. pmc Influence of surgical subspecialty training on in-hospital mortality for gastrectomy and colectomy patients
    Mark A Callahan
    Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 238:629-36; discussion 636-9. 2003
    ..This study examined the relationship of surgeon subspecialty training and interests to in-hospital mortality while controlling for both hospital and surgeon volume...
  18. pmc Comparison of CT perfusion and digital subtraction angiography in the evaluation of delayed cerebral ischemia
    Ronan P Killeen
    Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, NY 10065, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:1094-100. 2011
    ..The purpose is to compare computed tomography perfusion (CTP) and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) for determining DCI in A-SAH...
  19. ncbi request reprint Total hip and total knee arthroplasties: trends and disparities revisited
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E95-102. 2010
    ..Our study also revealed that racial disparities were not confined to the elderly or to low-income populations. This may mean that there is an unmet need for these medical procedures among racial minorities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Modeling the public health response to bioterrorism: using discrete event simulation to design antibiotic distribution centers
    Nathaniel Hupert
    Departments of Public Health and Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, USA
    Med Decis Making 22:S17-25. 2002
    ..Post-exposure prophylaxis is a critical component of the public health response to bioterrorism. Computer simulation modeling may assist in designing antibiotic distribution centers for this task...
  21. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT)-II
    Jack Zwanziger
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2310-8. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the cost implications of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD), using utilization, cost, and survival data from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial (MADIT)-II...
  22. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of low-dose CT screening for lung cancer: preliminary results of baseline screening
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 124:614-21. 2003
    ..Low-dose CT scan screening greatly improves the likelihood of detecting small nodules and, thus, of detecting lung cancer at a potentially more curable stage...
  23. ncbi request reprint Response to commentary by Dr. Oliver and colleagues on hip protectors
    Lisa A Honkanen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1159-60. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality report cards, selection of cardiac surgeons, and racial disparities: a study of the publication of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Reports
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, 111 Academy Way, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Inquiry 41:435-46. 2004
    ..Furthermore, selection of surgeons for black patients is as sensitive to the published information as is the selection for white patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in racial disparities in access to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery between the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California Irvine, 111 Academy Suite, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Med Care 45:664-71. 2007
    ..Minorities, African American patients in particular, have lower utilization rates for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and, compared with white patients, they receive care from surgeons with worse records of performance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Building a transcontinental affiliation: a new model for academic health centers
    H Dirk Sostman
    The Methodist Hospital, 6565 Fannin Street, Dunn Tower, Executive Office, Suite D200, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Acad Med 80:1046-53. 2005
    ..Since many consider that AHCs are in economic and cultural crisis, successful development of such possibilities could have importance beyond the collective interests of these three institutions...
  27. pmc Quality of cardiac surgeons and managed care contracting practices
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1129-44. 2002
    ..To evaluate the association between contracting practices of managed care organizations (MCOs) with cardiac surgeons and the quality of the cardiac surgeons...
  28. pmc Referrals to high-quality cardiac surgeons: patients' race and characteristics of their physicians
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, 111 Academy Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1276-95. 2006
    ..DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTINGS: All white and black Medicare fee-for-service patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in New York State during 1997-1999...