Steven D Culler

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness model comparing olanzapine and other oral atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of schizophrenia in the United States
    Nicolas M Furiak
    Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:4. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Is the availability of hospital IT applications associated with a hospital's risk adjusted incidence rate for patient safety indicators: results from 66 Georgia hospitals
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Syst 31:319-27. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in the availability of hospital information technology applications: a survey of Georgia hospitals
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Rural Health 22:242-7. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Sex differences in hospital risk-adjusted mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing CABG surgery
    Steven D Culler
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2317-22; discussion 2323-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Implementing a pharmacy system: facilitators and barriers
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, 622, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Syst 33:81-90. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Is there an association between quality of in-hospital cardiac care and proportion of low-income patients?
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Med Care 48:273-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital resource consumption in patients with diabetes and multivessel coronary disease undergoing revascularization
    S D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 6:217-29. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Nurses' perceptions and experiences with the implementation of a medication administration system
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:280-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Economic burden of melanoma in the elderly population: population-based analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)--Medicare data
    Anne M Seidler
    Department of Dermatology, Emory University, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:249-56. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The frequency and cost of complications associated with coronary artery bypass grafting surgery: results from the United States Medicare program
    Phillip P Brown
    Cardiac Data Solutions, Inc, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1980-6. 2008

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Publications34

  1. pmc Cost-effectiveness model comparing olanzapine and other oral atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of schizophrenia in the United States
    Nicolas M Furiak
    Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:4. 2009
    ..Olanzapine may, therefore, be a cost-effective therapeutic option for patients with schizophrenia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is the availability of hospital IT applications associated with a hospital's risk adjusted incidence rate for patient safety indicators: results from 66 Georgia hospitals
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Syst 31:319-27. 2007
    ..This study finds very little statistically significant correlation between the availability of IT applications and risk adjusted PSI incident rate per 1,000..
  3. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in the availability of hospital information technology applications: a survey of Georgia hospitals
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Rural Health 22:242-7. 2006
    ..Information technology (IT) has been identified as a potential tool for improving the safety of health care delivery...
  4. doi request reprint Sex differences in hospital risk-adjusted mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing CABG surgery
    Steven D Culler
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2317-22; discussion 2323-5. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Implementing a pharmacy system: facilitators and barriers
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, 622, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Syst 33:81-90. 2009
    ..Strategies identified by our informants to overcome barriers may promote successful pharmacy implementations at other pediatric facilities...
  6. doi request reprint Is there an association between quality of in-hospital cardiac care and proportion of low-income patients?
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Med Care 48:273-8. 2010
    ..This study examines whether there is an association between the quality of in-hospital cardiac care and a hospital's proportion of low-income patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital resource consumption in patients with diabetes and multivessel coronary disease undergoing revascularization
    S D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 6:217-29. 2000
    ..To identify factors responsible for the variation in real hospital costs and length of stay for patients with diabetes undergoing coronary angioplasty or coronary bypass surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Nurses' perceptions and experiences with the implementation of a medication administration system
    Steven D Culler
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:280-8. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Economic burden of melanoma in the elderly population: population-based analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)--Medicare data
    Anne M Seidler
    Department of Dermatology, Emory University, 1639 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:249-56. 2010
    ..To assess health care resources consumed by melanoma in the population 65 years or older, a group with comparatively poor outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint The frequency and cost of complications associated with coronary artery bypass grafting surgery: results from the United States Medicare program
    Phillip P Brown
    Cardiac Data Solutions, Inc, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1980-6. 2008
    ..We estimate the incremental hospital resource consumption associated with treating selected complications experienced by Medicare beneficiaries undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement training: experiences of frontline staff
    Jill D Daugherty
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 26:627-41. 2013
    ..In 2008, staff in one organization developed an in-house QI training program designed for frontline managers and staff and this article aims to report employee perspectives...
  12. doi request reprint The effect of the Arthritis Self-Management Program on outcome in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis served by a public hospital
    Doyt L Conn
    Division of Rheumatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 32:49-59. 2013
    ..This suggests a need for innovative participant retention strategies or a different type of self-management program for this population...
  13. pmc Cost estimates for operating a primary care practice facilitation program
    Steven D Culler
    Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:207-11. 2013
    ..Little is known, however, about the cost of providing practice facilitation to small primary practices from the prospective of an organization providing facilitation activities...
  14. pmc Costs and effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation for dialysis patients following coronary bypass
    Yijian Huang
    United States Renal Data System, The Rehabilitation Quality of Life Special Studies Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Kidney Int 74:1079-84. 2008
    ..The incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of $13,887 per year of life saved suggests that cardiac rehabilitation is highly cost-effective in patients with end-stage renal disease following CABG...
  15. doi request reprint Annual direct and indirect health care costs of chronic idiopathic urticaria: a cost analysis of 50 nonimmunosuppressed patients
    Laura K Delong
    Dermatology Clinical and Outcomes Research Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Clinic, Bldg A, 1365 Clifton Rd NE, Ste 1100, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:35-9. 2008
    ..To estimate annual direct and indirect health care costs in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) managed with conventional therapies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methods for the economic and quality of life supplement to the cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial
    William S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:257-9. 2004
    ..To determine economic and quality of life outcomes for the Cilostazol for RESTenosis (CREST) trial, which is investigating the efficacy of cilostazol vs. placebo in preventing post-stent restenosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors related to potentially preventable hospitalizations among the elderly
    S D Culler
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Med Care 36:804-17. 1998
    ..The authors examine whether the odds of having a hospitalization associated with an ambulatory care sensitive condition can be explained by observed differences in a Medicare beneficiary's predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of primary care gatekeepers on the management of patients with chest pain
    K J Rask
    Emory University Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1274-82. 1999
    ..To determine whether patients with chest pain referred to a cardiologist from a gatekeeper managed care organization differ from those referred from an open-access managed care organization...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of cost effectiveness analysis in health care evaluation
    A Atherly
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Q J Nucl Med 44:112-20. 2000
    ..This paper discusses different perspectives CEA studies might adopt, and reviews the major methods for measuring both outcomes and costs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in outcome and costs of coronary intervention in the 1990s
    W S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:497-503. 2001
    ..This was accomplished while also decreasing costs and length of stay. Whether these favorable trends will continue remains to be seen...
  21. ncbi request reprint Applying the resource-based relative value scale to the Emory angioplasty versus surgery trial
    E R Becker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 30322, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:685-91. 2000
    ..The results suggest that conclusions about physician resource utilization based on physician charges should be carefully evaluated. When possible, physician work RVUs should be compiled and evaluated along with physician charges...
  22. pmc A pilot test of an integrated self-care intervention for persons with heart failure and concomitant diabetes
    Sandra B Dunbar
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Nurs Outlook 62:97-111. 2014
    ..Future studies testing HF-DM integrated self-care interventions in larger samples with longer follow-up and on other outcomes such as hospitalization and clinical markers are warranted...
  23. ncbi request reprint A two-pronged quality improvement training program for leaders and frontline staff
    Kimberly J Rask
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:147-53. 2011
    ..Semistructured interviews with selected participants in the practical methods program were performed to assess QI project sustainability and short-term outcomes...
  24. pmc Effect of a psychoeducational intervention on depression, anxiety, and health resource use in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients
    Sandra B Dunbar
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30022, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1259-71. 2009
    ..This study tested the effects of a psychoeducational intervention on anxiety, depressive symptoms, functional status, and health resource use during the first year after ICD implantation...
  25. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ex ante mortality risk and end-of-life medical costs
    David H Howard
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:37-44. 2006
    ..While the magnitude of spending on end-of-life care is striking, it is difficult to determine if expenditures are wasteful or simply reflect the inherent uncertainty facing physicians...
  26. ncbi request reprint Improving cost and outcome of coronary surgery
    W S Weintraub
    Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Circulation 98:II23-8. 1998
    ..There has been increasing interest in improving the outcome of coronary surgery while also seeking to minimize cost. It was the purpose of the present study to determine changes in the outcome and cost of CABG between 1988 and 1996...
  27. ncbi request reprint Economics, health-related quality of life, and cost-effectiveness methods for the TACTICS (Treat Angina With Aggrastat [tirofiban]] and Determine Cost of Therapy with Invasive or Conservative Strategy)-TIMI 18 trial
    W S Weintraub
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Cardiol 83:317-22. 1999
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Melanoma outcomes for Medicare patients: association of stage and survival with detection by a dermatologist vs a nondermatologist
    Michelle L Pennie
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:488-94. 2007
    ..To determine whether a difference in melanoma outcomes exists in the United States between tumors detected by dermatologists vs those detected by nondermatologists...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evaluating alternative risk-adjustment strategies for surgery
    Adam Atherly
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Surg 188:566-70. 2004
    ..Comparison of institutional health care outcomes requires risk adjustment. Risk-adjustment methodology may influence the results of such comparisons...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient adherence improves glycemic control
    Mary K Rhee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:240-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of appointment keeping and medication adherence on HbA1c...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular centers of excellence program: a system approach for improving the care and outcomes of cardiovascular patients at HCA hospitals
    Phillip P Brown
    HCA Clinical Cardiovascular Management Network, Hospital Corporation of America, Inc, Nashville, TN, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:647-59. 2007
    ..A voluntary continuous quality improvement (CQI) effort, the cardiovascular Centers of Excellence (COE) program was implemented by HCA, Inc., to improve cardiovascular care in its hospital system...
  32. pmc The frequency and incremental cost of major complications among medicare beneficiaries receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
    Matthew R Reynolds
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2493-7. 2006
    ..We aimed to quantify the frequency and nature of early complications after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation in general practice, and estimate the incremental costs of those complications to the health care system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hospital resources consumed in treating complications associated with percutaneous coronary interventions
    Aaron D Kugelmass
    The Cardiovascular Division, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:322-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we found that the incremental hospital resources that are consumed to treat patients with acute PCI complications are large compared with the cost of an uncomplicated PCI hospitalization...
  34. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of a transesophageal echocardiography-guided approach to cardioversion of patients with atrial fibrillation: the ACUTE economic data at eight weeks
    Allan L Klein
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1217-24. 2004
    ....