Dustin D French

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Do ophthalmology training programs affect corrective procedure rates after cataract surgery?
    Dustin D French
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:250-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of complication rates in veterans receiving cataract surgery through the Veterans Health Administration and Medicare
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, USA
    Med Care 50:620-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Short-term mortality following cataract surgery: comparison of Veterans Health Administration and Medicare outcomes
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:144-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Substance use disorder and the risk of open-angle glaucoma
    Dustin D French
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Glaucoma 20:452-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Cataract surgery among veterans 65 years of age and older: analysis of national veterans health administration databases
    Dustin D French
    Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:143-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Glaucoma medications and mortality: a retrospective cohort study
    Dustin D French
    V A Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:917-23. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Age-related macular degeneration, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents, and short-term mortality: a postmarketing medication safety and surveillance study
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Retina 31:1036-42. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system and musculoskeletal medication profile of a veteran cohort with blast-related injuries
    Dustin D French
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Center of Execellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Health Services Research and Development, 1481 West 10th Street, 11H, Indianapolis, IN 46202
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:463-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with program utilization of radiation therapy treatment for VHA and medicare dually enrolled patients
    Dustin D French
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Community Health 37:882-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the utilization of cataract surgery for veterans dually enrolled in Medicare
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Mil Med 177:752-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Do ophthalmology training programs affect corrective procedure rates after cataract surgery?
    Dustin D French
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:250-5. 2013
    ..Variation in secondary procedure rates has implications for the development of quality improvement in ophthalmology...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of complication rates in veterans receiving cataract surgery through the Veterans Health Administration and Medicare
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, USA
    Med Care 50:620-6. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Short-term mortality following cataract surgery: comparison of Veterans Health Administration and Medicare outcomes
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:144-8. 2012
    ..To compare short-term risk of death following cataract surgery in veterans having surgery in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and through Medicare...
  4. doi request reprint Substance use disorder and the risk of open-angle glaucoma
    Dustin D French
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Glaucoma 20:452-7. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that cocaine use (abuse and/or dependency) is associated with open-angle glaucoma...
  5. doi request reprint Cataract surgery among veterans 65 years of age and older: analysis of national veterans health administration databases
    Dustin D French
    Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:143-8. 2010
    ..Additional research is required to elucidate factors that influence the rate of cataract surgery in the VHA...
  6. doi request reprint Glaucoma medications and mortality: a retrospective cohort study
    Dustin D French
    V A Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:917-23. 2010
    ..The main outcome measures was hazard of death according to glaucoma medication exposure...
  7. doi request reprint Age-related macular degeneration, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents, and short-term mortality: a postmarketing medication safety and surveillance study
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Retina 31:1036-42. 2011
    ..To compare short-term (1 year) survival of subjects treated for exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with those with AMD who received no treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system and musculoskeletal medication profile of a veteran cohort with blast-related injuries
    Dustin D French
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Center of Execellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Health Services Research and Development, 1481 West 10th Street, 11H, Indianapolis, IN 46202
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:463-8. 2009
    ..The CNS and MS medications, in general, were continuously prescribed over the 12-month study period. This study provides insight into the complex medical management involved in the care of veterans with BRIs...
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with program utilization of radiation therapy treatment for VHA and medicare dually enrolled patients
    Dustin D French
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Community Health 37:882-7. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the utilization of cataract surgery for veterans dually enrolled in Medicare
    Dustin D French
    VA Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence based Practice, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Mil Med 177:752-6. 2012
    ..Persons who are eligible for benefits through both the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Medicare have a choice in which system to receive medical care...
  11. doi request reprint Long-stay nursing home residents' hospitalizations in the VHA: the potential impact of aligning financial incentives on hospitalizations
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:499-503. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to provide national annualized descriptive statistics of the hospital admissions for long-stay nursing home residents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acquisition costs and use of Medicare Part D-excluded drugs in Veterans Health Administration long-stay nursing home residents: a national, descriptive, secondary data analysis
    Dustin D French
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 8 VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Drugs Aging 25:855-60. 2008
    ..Nursing home populations may consist of both short- and long-stay residents, who have different resource use profiles. Differentiating between these two populations is important in any analysis of drug costs and use...
  13. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepines and injury: a risk adjusted model
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Measurement Support Team, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:17-24. 2005
    ..Benzodiazepines (BZD) are one class of medications that are generally acknowledged to be a risk factor for injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Benchmark data on the utilization and acquisition costs of central nervous system and muscular skeletal drugs among veterans with combat-related injuries
    Dustin D French
    James A Haley VAMC, VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, 13000 Bruce B Downs Boulevard 118M, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Mil Med 173:626-8. 2008
    ..Little is known about the utilization and costs of central nervous system (CNS) and musculoskeletal medications in veterans with blast injuries...
  15. doi request reprint Postmarketing surveillance rates of uveitis and scleritis with bisphosphonates among a national veteran cohort
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Hospital, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Retina 28:889-93. 2008
    ..Uveitis and scleritis are the most serious ocular side effects of bisphosphonate therapy. The purpose of this study was to determine the 6-month rates of uveitis/scleritis following dispensing of bisphosphonates in a large veteran cohort...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of concomitant use of benzodiazepines and other drugs on the risk of injury in a veterans population
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Measurement and Evaluation Team, James A Haley Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Drug Saf 28:1141-50. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the occurrence of the concomitant use of benzodiazepines and other drugs and then quantify the indirect effect of these drug combinations on the likelihood of an injury-related health care episode...
  17. ncbi request reprint Using administrative data to track fall-related ambulatory care services in the Veterans Administration Healthcare system
    Stephen L Luther
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 8, Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:412-8. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint National Veterans Health Administration hospitalizations for syncope compared to acute myocardial infarction, fracture, or pneumonia in community-dwelling elders: outpatient medication and comorbidity profiles
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center, 13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd 118M, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 46:613-9. 2006
    ..Studies linking national outpatient medications to hospitalizations for specific conditions can foster the development of more proactive pharmacovigilance systems...
  19. pmc National outpatient medication profiling: medications associated with outpatient fractures in community-dwelling elderly veterans
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:238-44. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A multivariate fall risk assessment model for VHA nursing homes using the minimum data set
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:115-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a multivariate fall risk assessment model beyond the current fall Resident Assessment Protocol (RAP) triggers for nursing home residents using the Minimum Data Set (MDS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk-adjusted mortality rates of elderly veterans with hip fractures
    Elizabeth Bass
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:514-9. 2007
    ..The goal of this research was to estimate 12-month survival rates for a large sample of elderly veterans after hip fracture with a risk-adjusted model and to compare the results of men to those of women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Postmarketing surveillance of corneal edema, Fuchs dystrophy, and amantadine use in the Veterans Health Administration
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Cornea 26:1087-9. 2007
    ..To determine the proportion of patients who were dispensed amantadine and diagnosed with corneal edema or Fuchs dystrophy within specified time frames...
  23. ncbi request reprint Drug costs and use in VHA nursing homes: a national overview of long-stay residents
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:515-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to provide national annualized estimates of drug costs and use by drug classes for long-stay nursing home (NH) residents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rehospitalization after hip fracture: predictors and prognosis from a national veterans study
    Dustin D French
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:705-10. 2008
    ..To estimate the risk and long-term prognostic significance of 30-day readmission postdischarge of a 4-year cohort of elderly veterans first admitted to Medicare hospitals for treatment of hip fractures (HFx), controlling for comorbidities...
  25. pmc Health care costs for patients with chronic spinal cord injury in the Veterans Health Administration
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VA Medical Center, 13000 Bruce B Downs Boulevard 118M Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:477-81. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to establish a frame of reference and estimate of the annual direct medical costs associated with health care for a sample of patients with chronic SCI (ie, > 2 years after injury)...
  26. doi request reprint A national perspective of Medicare expenditures for elderly veterans with hip fractures
    Elizabeth Bass
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:114-9. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Post-marketing surveillance of ischaemic optic neuropathy in male veterans co-prescribed phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors with organic nitrates or alpha-blockers
    Dustin D French
    VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Drug Saf 31:241-7. 2008
    ..Because the interaction of phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors with either an organic nitrate or alpha-blocker may theoretically increase the risk of ION, we conducted a screening study to determine if such a risk might exist...
  28. doi request reprint Demographic patterns of ED patients diagnosed as having corneal ulcer
    Dustin D French
    Department of Ophthalmology and Center for Healthcare Studies French, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1082-5. 2013
    ..This work aimed to study the demographic features of patients with emergency department (ED) visits for ulcerative keratitis, including information on insurance coverage and on-site consultant support...
  29. doi request reprint Central serous chorioretinopathy and phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors: a case-control postmarketing surveillance study
    Dustin D French
    Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Retina 30:271-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is an increased risk of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) associated with prescription exposure to phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors...
  30. pmc Lower provider volume is associated with higher failure rates for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Gregory A Cote
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN Regenstrief Institute Inc Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN Department of Ophthalmology and Center for Healthcare Studies, VA Center of Excellence, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Center of Excellence for Implementation of Evidence based Practice, Roudebush VA Medical Center Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Geography, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
    Med Care 51:1040-7. 2013
    ..Among physicians who perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), the relationship between procedure volume and outcome is unknown...
  31. pmc Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in patients' homes: the rationale and methods of the "GoToSleep" randomized-controlled trial
    Dawn M Bravata
    VA Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative QUERI, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:27-35. 2012
    ....