Virginia Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Inertia in health care organizations: A case study of peritoneal dialysis services
    Virginia Wang
    Virginia Wang, PhD, MSPH, is Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, and Investigator, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, North Carolina E mail Shoou Yih D Lee, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor Matthew L Maciejewski, PhD, is Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, and Research Career Scientist, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, North Carolina
    Health Care Manage Rev 40:203-13. 2015
  2. pmc Comparison of outcomes for veterans receiving dialysis care from VA and non-VA providers
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:26. 2013
  3. pmc Geographic and temporal trends in peritoneal dialysis services in the United States between 1995 and 2003
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:1079-87. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of market factors associated with provision of peritoneal dialysis services
    Virginia Wang
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:537-58. 2011
  5. pmc Does medication adherence following a copayment increase differ by disease burden?
    Virginia Wang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1963-85. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The continuity and quality of primary care
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    1Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:497-513. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of telephone self-management interventions for blood pressure control
    Virginia Wang
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 163:980-6. 2012
  8. pmc Impact of automated reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate in the veterans health administration
    Virginia Wang
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    Med Care 53:177-83. 2015
  9. pmc Recognition of CKD after the introduction of automated reporting of estimated GFR in the Veterans Health Administration
    Virginia Wang
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:29-36. 2014
  10. pmc Potential bias in medication adherence studies of prevalent users
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1468-86. 2013

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Inertia in health care organizations: A case study of peritoneal dialysis services
    Virginia Wang
    Virginia Wang, PhD, MSPH, is Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, and Investigator, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, North Carolina E mail Shoou Yih D Lee, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor Matthew L Maciejewski, PhD, is Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, and Research Career Scientist, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, North Carolina
    Health Care Manage Rev 40:203-13. 2015
    ..Such strategic and selective influences of organizational inertia have different implications on the efficacy of policy to induce intended change...
  2. pmc Comparison of outcomes for veterans receiving dialysis care from VA and non-VA providers
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:26. 2013
    ..We assessed the extent of chronic dialysis treatment utilization and differences in all-cause hospitalizations and mortality between veterans receiving dialysis from VA versus VA-outsourced providers...
  3. pmc Geographic and temporal trends in peritoneal dialysis services in the United States between 1995 and 2003
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:1079-87. 2010
    ..This study describes trends in the regional supply of PD services in dialysis facilities between 1995 and 2003...
  4. doi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of market factors associated with provision of peritoneal dialysis services
    Virginia Wang
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:537-58. 2011
    ..These findings warrant further investigation on dialysis facilities' provision of a preferred, potentially beneficial, and cost-effective therapy...
  5. pmc Does medication adherence following a copayment increase differ by disease burden?
    Virginia Wang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1963-85. 2011
    ..To compare changes in medication adherence between patients with high- or low-comorbidity burden after a copayment increase...
  6. doi request reprint The continuity and quality of primary care
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    1Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:497-513. 2013
    ..VA and Medicare providers may need to coordinate more effectively to ensure appropriate diabetes care to Medicare-eligible veterans, because VA reliance was a stronger predictor than care continuity...
  7. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of telephone self-management interventions for blood pressure control
    Virginia Wang
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am Heart J 163:980-6. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the costs of the Hypertension Intervention Nurse Telemedicine Study (HINTS), aimed to improve BP control in veterans...
  8. pmc Impact of automated reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate in the veterans health administration
    Virginia Wang
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    Med Care 53:177-83. 2015
    ..Automated laboratory reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) has been introduced in many health systems to improve CKD recognition, but its impact on large, US-based health systems remains unclear...
  9. pmc Recognition of CKD after the introduction of automated reporting of estimated GFR in the Veterans Health Administration
    Virginia Wang
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:29-36. 2014
    ..Automated laboratory reporting of estimated GFR (eGFR) has been introduced in many health systems to improve CKD recognition, but its effect in large, United States-based health systems remains unclear...
  10. pmc Potential bias in medication adherence studies of prevalent users
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1468-86. 2013
    ..We examined how the choice of historic medication use criteria for identifying prevalent users may bias estimated adherence changes associated with a medication copayment increase...
  11. pmc Implementation of automated reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate among Veterans Affairs laboratories: a retrospective study
    Rasheeda K Hall
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:69. 2012
    ..This study examines the timing of software implementation by individual VHA laboratories and factors associated with implementation...
  12. doi request reprint Linkage of Laboratory Results to Medicare Fee-for-Service Claims
    Bradley G Hammill
    Duke Clinical Research Institute Department of Medicine Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center Ambulatory Care Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Med Care 53:974-9. 2015
    ..Medicare is the single largest purchaser of laboratory testing in the United States, yet test results associated with Medicare laboratory claims have historically not been available...
  13. doi request reprint Early evidence on the quality of care provided by special needs plans
    Matthew L Maciejewski
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Med Care 49:891-6. 2011
    ..Medicare Advantage special needs plans (SNPs) have grown significantly over the past 7 years, but patient outcomes have only recently been publicly reported...
  14. doi request reprint Home blood pressure management and improved blood pressure control: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Hayden B Bosworth
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1173-80. 2011
    ..To determine which of 3 interventions was most effective in improving blood pressure (BP) control, we performed a 4-arm randomized trial with 18-month follow-up at the primary care clinics at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center...