William Brinson Weeks

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medicare's demonstration of expanded coverage for chiropractic services: limitations of the demonstration and an alternative direct cost estimate
    William B Weeks
    Professor, The Departments of Psychiatry and of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Research, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 36:468-81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in income and response to proposed financial incentives among general practitioners in France
    William B Weeks
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03766, United States The Aix Marseille School of Economics, Marseille, France Electronic address
    Health Policy 113:199-205. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Marginal complications and healthcare costs
    William B Weeks
    The Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 67:92-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The unintended consequences of bundled payments
    William B Weeks
    The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:62-4. 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and gender on family physicians' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program REAP, Dartmouth Medical School, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:548-56. 2006
  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. 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

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. doi request reprint Medicare's demonstration of expanded coverage for chiropractic services: limitations of the demonstration and an alternative direct cost estimate
    William B Weeks
    Professor, The Departments of Psychiatry and of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Research, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 36:468-81. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in income and response to proposed financial incentives among general practitioners in France
    William B Weeks
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03766, United States The Aix Marseille School of Economics, Marseille, France Electronic address
    Health Policy 113:199-205. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that, as the feminization of medicine increases, the need to address gender-based income disparities increases and the tools that French policymakers use to regulate the physician supply might need to change. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Marginal complications and healthcare costs
    William B Weeks
    The Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 67:92-4. 2013
    ..The study confirms some well-known healthcare financial management realities: Some procedures are more profitable than others, and sometimes complications generate positive returns for hospitals. But the study was flawed...
  4. doi request reprint The unintended consequences of bundled payments
    William B Weeks
    The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Ann Intern Med 158:62-4. 2013
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  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. ncbi request reprint The influence of race and gender on family physicians' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program REAP, Dartmouth Medical School, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:548-56. 2006
    ..Therefore, we conducted a study that used survey data to explore the relationship between provider gender and race and family physicians' annual incomes...
  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. 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of VA patients who use low-quality private-sector CABG centers in New York
    William B Weeks
    VA Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:691-705. 2007
    ..Efforts to direct VA patients' care to high-performance hospitals could improve outcomes and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Comparing measures of patient safety for inpatient care provided to veterans within and outside the VA system in New York
    W B Weeks
    National Center for Patient Safety 11Q, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:58-64. 2008
    ..We explored another method of providing consumer information by comparing the experiences of VA enrolled patients who received care in the VA to those who received care outside the VA system...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medical school type and physician income
    William B Weeks
    White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    J Health Care Finance 34:34-44. 2008
    ..Because of their lower tuition expenses, international and public US medical school graduates may experience higher returns on educational investment than their counterparts who graduated from private US medical schools...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Utilization of VA and Medicare services by Medicare-eligible veterans: the impact of additional access points in a rural setting
    William Brinson Weeks
    Veterans Rural Health Initiative, Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:95-106; discussion 106-7. 2005
    ..Analyses of the efficiency of adding access points to healthcare systems should be conducted, with particular emphasis on examining the possibilities of encroachment, worsened coordination of care, and potential health services overuse...
  25. pmc Differences in health-related quality of life in rural and urban veterans
    William B Weeks
    MBA, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1762-7. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether disparities in health-related quality of life exist between veterans who live in rural settings and their suburban or urban counterparts...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Health care expenditures for urban and rural veterans in Veterans Health Administration care
    Alan N West
    Veterans Rural Health Resource Center Eastern Region, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1718-34. 2009
    ..To compare Veterans Health Administration (VA) patients, non-VA-using veterans, and nonveterans, separated by urban/rural residence and age group, on their use of major categories of medical care and payment sources...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Veterans' care preference for coronary artery bypass grafting in a rural setting
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Rural Health Initiative, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Mil Med 167:556-9. 2002
    ..As the VA begins to understand veterans' use of multiple systems of care, it will be important to understand what influences veterans' choice of VA or private sector care...
  31. pmc Utilization and expenditures on chiropractic care in the United States from 1997 to 2006
    Matthew A Davis
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:748-61. 2010
    ..To investigate national utilization and expenditures on chiropractic care between 1997 and 2006...
  32. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health and access to care among nonmetropolitan Veterans Health Administration patients younger than 65 years
    Alan West
    Veterans Rural Health Initiative, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Rural Health 22:9-16. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Awareness and use of a cognitive aid for anesthesiology
    Julia Neily
    Field Office of the Veterans Health Administration, National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:502-11. 2007
    ..The Veterans Health Administration's (VHA's) National Center for Patient Safety developed a cognitive aid to help anesthesiologists manage rare, high-mortality adverse events...
  34. 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...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Where do women veterans get their inpatient care?
    Susan E Mooney
    VA Quality Scholars Fellowship Program, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:367-73. 2007
    ..In this study we explore women veterans' use of Veterans Administration (VA) and private sector inpatient services...
  38. ncbi request reprint Listserv use enhances quality and safety in multisite quality improvement efforts
    Julia Neily
    Field Office of VA s National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 38:316-21. 2004
    ..Team listserv contribution was not associated with team success in multisite quality improvement efforts. Successful teams may be accessing information on the listserv but not sending a message to indicate use...
  39. pmc Health care for patients with serious mental illness: family medicine's role
    Nancy E Morden
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:187-95. 2009
    ..We review health outcomes of the seriously mentally ill and models designed to improve these outcomes. We propose specific strategies for Family Medicine clinicians and researchers to address this problem...
  40. doi request reprint Higher health care quality and bigger savings found at large multispecialty medical groups
    William B Weeks
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:991-7. 2010
    ..In most markets, and after adjustment for patient factors, group physicians affiliated with the council provided higher-quality care at a 3.6 percent lower annual cost ($272 per patient)...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint Improving efficiency and access to mental health care: combining integrated care and advanced access
    Andrew Pomerantz
    Mental Health and Behavioral Science Service, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:546-51. 2008
    ..To provide an example of implementation of a new program that enhances access to mental health care in primary care...
  44. doi request reprint The presence of ethics programs in critical access hospitals
    William A Nelson
    Community and Family Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    HEC Forum 22:267-74. 2010
    ..A virtual ethics committee network may be the most efficient and effective way of providing rural hospitals access to a knowledgeable ethics committee or consultant...
  45. ncbi request reprint Does reducing length of stay make a business case?
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:627-8. 2008
    ..The business case for improving quality and safety of health care, the authors contend, critically depends on savings in fixed rather than variable costs...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint The cost of pursuing a medical career in the military: a tale of five specialties
    William A Cronin
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Acad Med 85:1316-20. 2010
    ..The physician payment system is a focus of potential reform in the United States. The authors explored the effects of the military's method of physician payment on physicians' returns on educational investment for several specialties...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. doi request reprint Collaboration of ethics and patient safety programs: opportunities to promote quality care
    William A Nelson
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    HEC Forum 20:15-27. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint What do we know about financial returns on investments in patient safety? A literature review
    Jared M Schmidek
    Veterans Health Administration s National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:690-9. 2005
    ..A framework was proposed for making a business case for patient safety interventions and to evaluate whether and how thoroughly financial aspects of investments and returns have been reported...
  52. pmc New York's statistical model accurately predicts mortality risk for veterans who obtain private sector CABG
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Rural Health Initiative, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1186-96. 2005
    ..To determine whether patients' use of the Veterans Health Administration health care system (VHA) is an independent risk factor for mortality following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in the private sector in New York...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Reduction in patient enrollment in the Veterans Health Administration after media coverage of adverse medical events
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Administration National Quality Scholars Fellowship Program, Veterans Health Administration VHA, National Center for Patient Safety NCPS, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:652-8. 2003
    ..A retrospective cohort design was used to determine whether media coverage of adverse events that occurred in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospitals was associated with subsequent veteran disenrollment...
  56. ncbi request reprint Veterans' system-of-care preferences for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in a rural setting
    William B Weeks
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Rural Health 19:105-8. 2003
    ..In the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), regionalization of high-technology health care services may influence veterans who live far from referral centers to obtain care locally, through the private sector...
  57. ncbi request reprint A multihospital safety improvement effort and the dissemination of new knowledge
    Peter D Mills
    Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:124-33. 2003
    ..The diffusion of medical innovations beyond the participating teams was studied during a 2000-2001 national collaborative safety improvement effort...
  58. ncbi request reprint Baldrige-based quality awards: Veterans Health Administration's 3-year experience
    Allan Shirks
    Departments of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 10:47-54. 2002
    ..Although some VISNs increased their scores over time, there was not measurable, systemwide improvement. Three years may be too short a time to significantly affect Baldrige scores in an organization as large as VHA...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint The organizational costs of ethical conflicts
    William A Nelson
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:41-52; discussion 52-3. 2008
    ..Such an effort has the potential to enhance the organization's overall culture and ultimately lead to organizational success...
  62. pmc Rare adverse medical events in VA inpatient care: reliability limits to using patient safety indicators as performance measures
    Alan N West
    VA Outcomes Group REAP, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:249-66. 2008
    ..DATA SOURCES STUDY SETTING: Nine years (1997-2005) of all Veterans Health Administration (VA) administrative hospital discharge data...
  63. pmc Outcomes of a quality improvement project integrating mental health into primary care
    Bradley V Watts
    Outcomes REAP, White River Junction VAMC, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:378-81. 2007
    ..This study examined the effectiveness of a quality improvement project improving access to mental healthcare in a large primary care clinic...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Veterans Health Administration patients' use of the private sector for coronary revascularization in New York: opportunities to improve outcomes by directing care to high-performance hospitals
    William B Weeks
    VA Outcomes Group, Veterans Health Administration, White River Junction, Vermont 05009, USA
    Med Care 44:519-26. 2006
    ..We sought to quantify Veterans Health Administration (VA) patients' utilization of coronary revascularization in the private sector and to assess the potential impact of directing this care to high-performance hospitals...
  69. 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
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues arising from variation in health services utilization at the end of life
    William Brinson Weeks
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 27:17-26. 2011
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint A model for improving the quality and timeliness of compensation and pension examinations in VA facilities
    William Brinson Weeks
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    J Healthc Manag 48:252-61; discussion 262. 2003
    ..Visible, ongoing support by leadership and alignment of project objectives with strategic goals are associated with improved project outcomes...