Affiliation: Emory University
- Black-white differences in receipt and completion of adjuvant chemotherapy among breast cancer patients in a rural region of the USJoseph Lipscomb
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:285-96. 2012..Further investigation is warranted, both in SWGA and in other rural regions...
- State-level cancer quality assessment and research: building and sustaining the data infrastructureJoseph Lipscomb
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Cancer J 17:246-56. 2011..The pace of progress depends on the successful resolution of issues related to the application of information technology, financing, and governance...
- Patient-reported outcomes assessment in cancer trials: taking stock, moving forwardJoseph Lipscomb
Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:5133-40. 2007....
- Cancer outcomes measurement: Through the lens of the Medical Outcomes Trust frameworkJoseph Lipscomb
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Rm 642, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Qual Life Res 16:143-64. 2007..To guide its work, the COMWG adopted the revised Medical Outcomes Trust (MOT) attributes and review criteria for evaluating health status and quality-of-life instruments...
- Patient-reported outcomes in cancer: a review of recent research and policy initiativesJoseph Lipscomb
Rollins School of Publci Health, Emory Universoity, Atlanta, GA, USA
CA Cancer J Clin 57:278-300. 2007....
- The value of new chemotherapeutic agents for metastatic colorectal cancerDavid H Howard
Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
Arch Intern Med 170:537-42. 2010..We measure trends in life expectancy and lifetime medical costs in this patient population between January 1, 1995, and December 31, 2005...
- Cancer outcomes research in a rural area: a multi-institution partnership modelMichael Goodman
Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Community Health 34:23-32. 2009..Our partnership model may provide a useful framework for cancer outcomes research projects in rural communities...
- Screening adults for pre-diabetes and diabetes may be cost-savingRanee Chatterjee
Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Diabetes Care 33:1484-90. 2010..Early detection would allow management to prevent or delay development of diabetes and diabetes-related complications. We investigated the economic justification for screening for pre-diabetes/diabetes...
- Reflections on findings of the Cancer Outcomes Measurement Working Group: moving to the next phaseCarolyn C Gotay
Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1568-74. 2005..Research is needed to develop and test predictive models of HRQOL and to establish the added value of including HRQOL assessment in clinical trials...
- Patient-reported outcomes assessment in cancer trials: evaluating and enhancing the payoff to decision makingSteven B Clauser
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:5049-50. 2007
- Quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus undergoing surveillanceDeborah Fisher
Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Institute for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, North Carolina, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 97:2193-200. 2002..Quality of life using the utility measure was reduced. The utility measure did not correlate with the disease-specific instrument, suggesting that the concerns of patients undergoing surveillance are distinct from their reflux symptoms...
- Estimating the cost of cancer care in the United States: a work very much in progressJoseph Lipscomb
J Natl Cancer Inst 100:607-10. 2008
- Patient-reported outcomes: conceptual issuesMargaret L Rothman
Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Services LLC, Raritan, NJ, USA
Value Health 10:S66-75. 2007....
- Outcomes research at the National Cancer Institute: measuring, understanding, and improving the outcomes of cancer careJoseph Lipscomb
Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
Clin Ther 25:699-712. 2003....
- Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance ConsortiumJohn Z Ayanian
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Oncol 22:2992-6. 2004
- Measuring outcomes in randomized prospective trials in palliative careRichard A Mularski
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97227, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S7-S19. 2007..As other fields have developed and refined methodological approaches that address their particular research needs, palliative care researchers must do the same to answer important clinical questions in rigorous and credible ways...
- Next steps for use of item response theory in the assessment of health outcomesRon D Hays
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA RAND Health Program, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Qual Life Res 16:195-9. 2007..We review the NCI/DIA conference, "Improving health outcomes assessment based on modern measurement theory and computerized adaptive testing," and suggest next steps in use of item response theory (IRT) to assess health outcomes...
- Managed care market penetration, spillover effects, and the quality of cancer careJoseph Lipscomb
J Natl Cancer Inst 97:242-4. 2005
- The Outcomes of Cancer Outcomes Research: focusing on the National Cancer Institute's quality-of-care initiativeJoseph Lipscomb
Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7344, USA
Med Care 40:III3-10. 2002..CONCLUSION. The stage has been set for carrying out a balanced portfolio of level 1 to 3 outcomes research projects in cancer, with the ultimate (level 4) aim of improving cancer-related health outcomes...
- Breast and Prostate Cancer Data Quality and Patterns of Care StudyJoseph Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..