Zubin J Eapen

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Variation in performance measure criteria significantly affects cardiology practice rankings: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry's Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence Registry
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 169:847-53. 2015
  2. pmc Utility of socioeconomic status in predicting 30-day outcomes after heart failure hospitalization
    Zubin J Eapen
    From the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Z J E, L A M, E D P, R M C, A F H Division of Cardiology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Ahmanson UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, Los Angeles, CA G C F Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL C W Y and Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor M L M
    Circ Heart Fail 8:473-80. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Current quality of cardiovascular prevention for Million Hearts: an analysis of 147,038 outpatients from The Guideline Advantage
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:398-404. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Validated, electronic health record deployable prediction models for assessing patient risk of 30-day rehospitalization and mortality in older heart failure patients
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:245-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Associations between atrial fibrillation and early outcomes of patients with heart failure and reduced or preserved ejection fraction
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:369-375.e2. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Adherence and persistence in the use of warfarin after hospital discharge among patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:23-30. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Do countries or hospitals with longer hospital stays for acute heart failure have lower readmission rates?: Findings from ASCEND-HF
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:727-32. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Rescuing clinical trials in the United States and beyond: a call for action
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 165:837-47. 2013
  9. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide level and postdischarge thrombotic events in older patients hospitalized with heart failure: insights from the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 163:994-1001. 2012
  10. pmc Trends in the use and outcomes of ventricular assist devices among medicare beneficiaries, 2006 through 2011
    Prateeti Khazanie
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1395-404. 2014

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Variation in performance measure criteria significantly affects cardiology practice rankings: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry's Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence Registry
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 169:847-53. 2015
    ..We evaluated the quality of ambulatory cardiology care using performance measure metrics...
  2. pmc Utility of socioeconomic status in predicting 30-day outcomes after heart failure hospitalization
    Zubin J Eapen
    From the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Z J E, L A M, E D P, R M C, A F H Division of Cardiology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Ahmanson UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, Los Angeles, CA G C F Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL C W Y and Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor M L M
    Circ Heart Fail 8:473-80. 2015
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Current quality of cardiovascular prevention for Million Hearts: an analysis of 147,038 outpatients from The Guideline Advantage
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:398-404. 2014
    ..Million Hearts is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over 5 years. The degree to which outpatient providers are controlling risk factors has not been fully described...
  4. doi request reprint Validated, electronic health record deployable prediction models for assessing patient risk of 30-day rehospitalization and mortality in older heart failure patients
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:245-51. 2013
    ..The study sought to derive and validate risk-prediction tools from a large nationwide registry linked with Medicare claims data...
  5. doi request reprint Associations between atrial fibrillation and early outcomes of patients with heart failure and reduced or preserved ejection fraction
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:369-375.e2. 2014
    ..The relative impact of atrial fibrillation on early outcomes of patients with heart failure with reduced or preserved ejection fraction (EF) is unknown...
  6. doi request reprint Adherence and persistence in the use of warfarin after hospital discharge among patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:23-30. 2014
    ..Postdischarge adherence and long-term persistence in the use of warfarin among patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation without contraindications have not been fully described...
  7. doi request reprint Do countries or hospitals with longer hospital stays for acute heart failure have lower readmission rates?: Findings from ASCEND-HF
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:727-32. 2013
    ..Hospital readmission is an important clinical outcome of patients with heart failure. Its relation to length of stay for the initial hospitalization is not clear...
  8. doi request reprint Rescuing clinical trials in the United States and beyond: a call for action
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 165:837-47. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide level and postdischarge thrombotic events in older patients hospitalized with heart failure: insights from the Acute Decompensated Heart Failure National Registry
    Robb D Kociol
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 163:994-1001. 2012
    ..Associations between BNP level and thromboembolic events in patients with HF without atrial fibrillation (AF) are not well studied...
  10. pmc Trends in the use and outcomes of ventricular assist devices among medicare beneficiaries, 2006 through 2011
    Prateeti Khazanie
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1395-404. 2014
    ..This study sought to examine trends in mortality, readmission, and costs among Medicare beneficiaries receiving ventricular assist devices (VADs) and associations between hospital-level procedure volume and outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of anticoagulation therapy among older patients with heart failure and without atrial fibrillation: findings from the ADHERE registry linked to Medicare claims
    Adrian F Hernandez
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    J Card Fail 19:401-7. 2013
    ..Patients with heart failure are at higher risk for thromboembolic events, even in the absence of atrial fibrillation, but the effect of anticoagulation therapy on outcomes is uncertain...
  12. doi request reprint Medical resource use, costs, and quality of life in patients with acute decompensated heart failure: findings from ASCEND-HF
    Shelby D Reed
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Electronic address
    J Card Fail 19:611-20. 2013
    ..We compared medical resource use, costs, and health utilities between the treatment groups...
  13. pmc Predicting costs among medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Melissa A Greiner
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:705-11. 2012
    ..In conclusion, a model based on variables from clinical registries can identify a group of patients with heart failure who on average will incur higher costs in the first year after hospitalization...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of composite measure methodologies for rewarding quality of care: an analysis from the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines program
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:610-8. 2011
    ..We sought to conduct an observational analysis to determine the influence of the opportunity-based and all-or-none composite performance measures on hospital rankings...
  15. doi request reprint Postdischarge international normalized ratio testing and long-term clinical outcomes of patients with heart failure receiving warfarin: findings from the ADHERE registry linked to Medicare claims
    Laura G Qualls
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
    Clin Cardiol 36:757-65. 2013
    ..Effective warfarin thromboprophylaxis requires maintaining anticoagulation within the recommended international normalized ratio (INR) range. INR testing rates and associations between testing and outcomes are not well understood...
  16. doi request reprint Performance measures to promote quality improvement in sudden cardiac arrest prevention and treatment
    Sana M Al-Khatib
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 165:862-8. 2013
    ..In this article, we review the burden of SCA and highlight the need to develop performance measures related to the prevention and treatment of SCA...
  17. pmc Short- and long-term rehospitalization and mortality for heart failure in 4 racial/ethnic populations
    Rey P Vivo
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA R P V, G C F
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001134. 2014
    ..We sought to compare 30-day and 1-year rehospitalization and mortality rates for HF among 4 race/ethnic groups...
  18. pmc Who enrolls in the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program? Medication use among patients with heart failure
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000242. 2013
    ..Dispensing data from Medicare Part D standalone prescription drug plans are now available, but characteristics of enrollees with heart failure have not been well described...
  19. doi request reprint Do heart failure disease management programs make financial sense under a bundled payment system?
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 161:916-22. 2011
    ..Whether a bundled payment approach can address the negative financial impact of DM programs is unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Quality of care for sudden cardiac arrest: Proposed steps to improve the translation of evidence into practice
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 162:222-31. 2011
    ..This article summarizes the discussions held at this meeting...
  21. pmc Ventricular conduction and long-term heart failure outcomes and mortality in African Americans: insights from the Jackson Heart Study
    Robert J Mentz
    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University School of Medicine R J M, A D D, T A, P K, T C R, Z J E, E C O B, K L T, A F H, and Duke Clinical Research Institute R J M, M A G, A D D, T C R, Z J E, E C O B, K L T, L H C, A F H, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN S M D Vascular Research Laboratory, Providence VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI G C and Center of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS M E G
    Circ Heart Fail 8:243-51. 2015
    ..We investigated the association between QRS duration and mortality in African Americans...
  22. doi request reprint Priorities for comparative effectiveness reviews in cardiovascular disease
    Zubin J Eapen
    Duke Evidence based Practice Center and Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:139-47. 2013
    ..To delineate and help select areas where comparative effectiveness reviews are needed, the Effective Health Care Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality involved stakeholders in prioritization of the research agenda...
  23. doi request reprint Conversion of cardiovascular conference abstracts to publications
    Emil L Fosbøl
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Circulation 126:2819-25. 2012
    ..We performed a systematic and automated evaluation of rates, timing, and correlates of publication from scientific abstracts presented at 3 major cardiovascular conferences...
  24. doi request reprint End point selection in acute decompensated heart failure clinical trials: economic end points
    Shelby D Reed
    Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 7:529-37. 2011
    ..Integrating economic end points with concrete clinical outcomes postdischarge will provide meaningful data to evaluate a treatment's incremental value in the setting of ADHF...