Amy E Wallace

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Women's primary care providers and breast cancer screening: who's following the guidelines?
    Amy E Wallace
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009 0001, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:744-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A cumulative meta-analysis of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression: did unpublished studies influence the efficacy/safety debate?
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:37-58. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Unintended consequences of regionalizing specialized VA addiction services
    Amy E Wallace
    Administration Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program, 215 North Hartland Rd, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:668-74. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse intensive outpatient treatment: does program graduation matter?
    Amy E Wallace
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:27-30. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Do older rural and urban veterans experience different rates of unplanned readmission to VA and non-VA hospitals?
    William B Weeks
    Field Office, VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 25:62-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in primary care physicians' practice patterns, characteristics, and incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 24:161-70. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in ophthalmologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1696-701. 2007
  8. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of rural and urban veterans' health-related quality of life
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 26:156-63. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences in the annual incomes of emergency physicians related to gender
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Administration Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:434-40. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Racial, socioeconomic, and rural-urban disparities in obesity-related bariatric surgery
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Eastern Region, VAMC 11Q, WRJ, VT 05009, USA
    Obes Surg 20:1354-60. 2010

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Women's primary care providers and breast cancer screening: who's following the guidelines?
    Amy E Wallace
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009 0001, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:744-8. 2006
    ..However, the providers who are responsible for women's preventive health care differ in breast cancer screening guideline adherence. We compared screening practices across provider specialty and training degree types...
  2. ncbi request reprint A cumulative meta-analysis of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression: did unpublished studies influence the efficacy/safety debate?
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 16:37-58. 2006
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  3. ncbi request reprint Unintended consequences of regionalizing specialized VA addiction services
    Amy E Wallace
    Administration Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program, 215 North Hartland Rd, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:668-74. 2007
    ..By using New York State as an example, this study examined whether regionalization disproportionately affected rural versus urban veterans' use of VA and non-VA inpatient addiction services...
  4. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse intensive outpatient treatment: does program graduation matter?
    Amy E Wallace
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:27-30. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to discern optimal treatment length-that which maximizes both length of stay and completion rates, while optimizing use of limited treatment resources...
  5. doi request reprint Do older rural and urban veterans experience different rates of unplanned readmission to VA and non-VA hospitals?
    William B Weeks
    Field Office, VA National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 25:62-9. 2009
    ..Unplanned readmission within 30 days of discharge is an indicator of hospital quality...
  6. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in primary care physicians' practice patterns, characteristics, and incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 24:161-70. 2008
    ..Low salaries and difficult work conditions are perceived as a major barrier to the recruitment of primary care physicians to rural settings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in ophthalmologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1696-701. 2007
    ..To understand the association between provider gender and ophthalmologists' annual incomes...
  8. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of rural and urban veterans' health-related quality of life
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 26:156-63. 2010
    ..Cross-sectional studies have identified rural-urban disparities in veterans' health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) scores...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences in the annual incomes of emergency physicians related to gender
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Administration Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:434-40. 2007
    ..To examine the association between physician gender and income for emergency physicians (EPs) after correcting for factors likely to influence income...
  10. doi request reprint Racial, socioeconomic, and rural-urban disparities in obesity-related bariatric surgery
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Eastern Region, VAMC 11Q, WRJ, VT 05009, USA
    Obes Surg 20:1354-60. 2010
    ..We examined the likelihood of bariatric surgery among morbidly obese patients across rural/urban locales, racial/ethnic groups, insurance categories, socioeconomic, and comorbidity levels...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of race and gender with general surgeons' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:558-67. 2006
    ..Although female plastic, oral, and cardiothoracic surgeons have been shown to have lower incomes than their male counterparts, differences in incomes attributable to gender or race among general surgeons have not been evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the annual income of psychiatrists
    William B Weeks
    Department of Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 11Q, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:515-20. 2007
    ..This study examined whether a gender income gap among psychiatrists persisted in the 1990s...
  13. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional, multi-year examination of rural and urban Veterans Administration users: 2002-2006
    Amy E Wallace
    VAMC Office of Rural Health, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Eastern Region, 215 N Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Mil Med 175:252-8. 2010
    ..Anticipating and meeting the needs of rural VA users will require accurate identification of those who lack access to services and therefore defining "rural" appropriately...
  14. doi request reprint When VA patients have non-VA hospitalizations, who pays for what services, and what are the research implications? A New York case study
    Alan N West
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Med Care 46:872-7. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Time and money: a retrospective evaluation of the inputs, outputs, efficiency, and incomes of physicians
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:944-8. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether physicians are working longer hours and whether their incomes are declining...
  16. pmc Rural veterans and access to high-quality care for high-risk surgeries
    Alan N West
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1737-51. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in dermatologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program REAP, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Cutis 80:325-32. 2007
    ..Researchers should further explore the relationship between the gender and incomes of physicians to determine what additional factors might cause the differences that we found...
  18. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in pediatricians' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:196-200. 2007
    ..To determine the association between race, gender, and pediatricians' annual incomes after controlling for work effort, provider characteristics, and practice characteristics...
  19. doi request reprint Practical and policy implications of using different rural-urban classification systems: a case study of inpatient service utilization among Veterans Administration users
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, HB 7251, 35 Centerra Parkway, Room 206, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Rural Health 25:259-66. 2009
    ..Several classification systems exist for defining rural areas, which may lead to different interpretations of rural health services data...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban disparities in health-related quality of life within disease categories of Veterans
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction, VT, USA
    J Rural Health 22:204-11. 2006
    ..Compared to their urban counterparts, rural veterans have been found to have lower health-related quality of life...
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act of 2004 on VA physicians' salaries and retention
    William B Weeks
    White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    J Health Care Finance 35:13-23. 2009
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  22. ncbi request reprint Return on educational investment in geriatrics training
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1940-5. 2004
    ..Financial returns and the incentives they create should be carefully considered in meeting the anticipated geriatrics workforce needs of the nation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is a management degree worth the investment for physicians? A survey of members of the American College of Physician Executives
    William B Weeks
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 23:232-7. 2008
    ..These findings have implications for early and mid-career physicians and physician recruiters...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban disparities in health-related quality of life among veterans with psychiatric disorders
    Amy E Wallace
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA amy e wal
    Psychiatr Serv 57:851-6. 2006
    ..The authors studied whether rural and urban disparities in health-related quality of life, demonstrated previously among veterans, persist among veterans with common psychiatric disorders...
  25. doi request reprint Women, alcohol, and the military: cultural changes and reductions in later alcohol problems among female veterans
    Amy E Wallace
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1347-53. 2009
    ..In the 1980s, the military conformed to all U.S. states' 21-year minimum legal drinking age (MLDA), and established prevention and intervention policies for abusive drinking...
  26. doi request reprint Research on rural veterans: an analysis of the literature
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Rural Health Initiative, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    J Rural Health 24:337-44. 2008
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VA) provides comprehensive health care services to veterans across the United States. Recently, the VA established an Office of Rural Health to address the health care needs of rural veterans...
  27. doi request reprint Absence of race- or gender-specific income disparities among full-time white and Asian general internists working for the Veterans Administration
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, White River Junction VAMC, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Gend Med 7:64-70. 2010
    ..Gender-based, but not race-based, income disparities exist among general internists who practice medicine in the private sector...
  28. pmc Race and gender differences in general internists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction VAMC, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1167-71. 2006
    ..Specialty, work effort, and female gender have been shown to be associated with physicians' annual incomes; however, racial differences in physician incomes have not been examined...
  29. doi request reprint Comparing the characteristics, utilization, efficiency, and outcomes of VA and non-VA inpatient care provided to VA enrollees: a case study in New York
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Med Care 46:863-71. 2008
    ..To compare the characteristics, utilization, and outcomes of Veterans Health Administration (VA) and non-VA inpatient care provided to VA enrollees in New York...
  30. ncbi request reprint Differences in income between male and female primary care physicians
    Amy E Wallace
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:180-4. 2002
    ..to determine whether sex differences in income persist among primary care physicians in light of the increasing proportion of women entering the field...
  31. ncbi request reprint The influence of physician race and gender on obstetrician-gynecologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, VA National Quality Scholars Fellowship Program, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth, VT, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:603-11. 2006
    ..We examined the association between gender, race, and obstetrician-gynecologists' incomes, after correcting for productivity and other important practice and provider characteristics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in diagnostic radiologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, Dartmouth Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, VAMC 11Q, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Acad Radiol 13:1266-73. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the association between provider gender and diagnostic radiologists' annual incomes after controlling for work effort, provider characteristics, and practice characteristics...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in anesthesiologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, Veterans Administration Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Anesthesiology 106:806-11. 2007
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  34. pmc Reducing avoidable deaths among veterans: directing private-sector surgical care to high-performance hospitals
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Administration VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2186-92. 2007
    ..We quantified older (65 years and older) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) patients' use of the private sector to obtain 14 surgical procedures and assessed the potential impact of directing that care to high-performance hospitals...
  35. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment changes and physicians' incomes
    William B Weeks
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Health Care Finance 29:18-26. 2002
    ..Should academic incomes remain uncompetitive with private sector incomes, it may be increasingly difficult to persuade physicians to enter academic careers...
  36. doi request reprint How do race and sex affect the earnings of primary care physicians?
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Affairs VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program REAP in White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:557-66. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that addressing the underlying causes of sex-based income differences should be a priority for health professional organizations, particularly as more women enter the physician workforce...
  37. ncbi request reprint The influence of provider sex on neurologists' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, United States
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:38-44. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the influence of provider sex on neurologists' annual incomes after controlling for work effort, provider characteristics, and practice characteristics...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does the VA offer good health care value?
    William B Weeks
    White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    J Health Care Finance 35:1-12. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether the VA provides health care at a low cost...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation counseling across the ages
    Amy E Wallace
    Outcomes Group REAP, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1425-8. 2006
    ..To examine recent rates of tobacco cessation counseling and whether patient age or sex was associated with providers' adherence to tobacco cessation guidelines...
  40. ncbi request reprint Long-term financial implications of specialty training for physicians
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Am J Med 113:393-9. 2002
    ..Given the recent changes in physician reimbursement and managed care penetration, we examined the financial returns that might be anticipated when considering different medical careers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Financial returns on specialty training for surgeons
    William B Weeks
    Departments of Psychiatry, Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Surgery 132:795-802. 2002
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  42. ncbi request reprint The U.S. military as a natural experiment: changes in drinking age, military environment, and later alcohol treatment episodes among veterans
    Amy E Wallace
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Mil Med 173:619-25. 2008
    ..80 and 0.60 those of civilians. The military's concerted efforts to enforce the 21-year minimum legal drinking age were associated with greater reductions in later alcohol treatment episodes among veterans compared with civilians...
  43. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of rural and urban cadaveric organ transplant donors and recipients
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 22:264-8. 2006
    ..Health disparities have been found when comparing rural and urban populations. Purpose: To compare characteristics of rural and urban cadaveric transplant donors and recipients...
  44. pmc Readability of British and American medical prose at the start of the 21st century
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    BMJ 325:1451-2. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Changes in authorship patterns in prestigious US medical journals
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1949-54. 2004
    ..The growth in the number of authors on bylines and the proportion of group-authored manuscripts is likely to reflect the increasing complexity of medical research...
  46. ncbi request reprint The more things change: revisiting a comparison of educational costs and incomes of physicians and other professionals
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Acad Med 77:312-9. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint The costs of making practice more cost-effective
    William B Weeks
    JAMA 287:1648; author reply 1649-50. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Relations between brain pathology and temporal lobe epilepsy
    Xia Zhang
    Neuropsychiatry Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5E4
    J Neurosci 22:6052-61. 2002
    ....