P A Glassman
- Pharmaceutical advertising revenue and physician organizations: how much is too much?P A Glassman
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA, USA
West J Med 171:234-8. 1999..To determine if revenue generated from pharmaceutical advertisements in medical journals creates potential financial conflicts of interest for nonprofit physician organizations that own those journals...
- Physician perceptions of a national formularyP A Glassman
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Manag Care 7:241-51. 2001....
- Improving recognition of drug interactions: benefits and barriers to using automated drug alertsPeter A Glassman
VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System West Los Angeles Campus, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Med Care 40:1161-71. 2002..Clinicians' perceptions about decision support systems may impact the effectiveness of these technologies...
- Physician satisfaction with formulary policies: is it access to formulary or nonformulary drugs that matters most?Peter A Glassman
Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90073, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:209-16. 2004..To assess physician satisfaction with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) formulary policies and to examine the correlation between physician satisfaction and perceived access to formulary and nonformulary medications...
- Provider perceptions of pharmacy management: lessons from the military health systemPeter A Glassman
VA HSR and D Center of Excellence for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System West Los Angeles, and UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
Med Care 42:361-6. 2004....
- Exposure to automated drug alerts over time: effects on clinicians' knowledge and perceptionsPeter A Glassman
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Med Care 44:250-6. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: Interval exposure to automated drug alerts had little to no effect on recognition of selected drug-drug interactions. The primary perceived barrier to effective utilization of drug alerts remained the same over time...
- Cost-sharing for prescriptions of sildenafil and finasteride: a case study in veteran patientsE I Yu
Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, Division of General Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Manag Care 7:345-53. 2001....
- The utility of adding retrospective medication profiling to computerized provider order entry in an ambulatory care populationPeter A Glassman
Division of General Internal Medicine 111G, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles Campus, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:424-31. 2007..We assessed whether medication safety improved when a medication profiling program was added to a computerized provider order entry system...
- National utilization of antihypertensive medications from 2000 to 2006 in the Veterans Health Administration: focus on thiazide diureticsElaine M Furmaga
VHA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services, Hines, IL 60141, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:770-8. 2008..The trends in utilization allowed for identification of areas in which a change in prescribing practices may improve blood pressure control and health outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration...
- Does screening for pain correspond to high quality care for veterans?Lisa Zubkoff
Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:900-5. 2010..Routine numeric screening for pain is widely recommended, but its association with overall quality of pain care is unclear...
- Systematic review: comparison of the quality of medical care in Veterans Affairs and non-Veterans Affairs settingsAmal N Trivedi
Center on Systems, Outcomes and Quality in Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation SOQCR, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA
Med Care 49:76-88. 2011..The Veterans Health Administration, the nation's largest integrated delivery system, launched an organizational transformation in the mid 1990 s to improve the quality of its care...
- The evolving use of cost-effectiveness analysis in formulary management within the Department of Veterans AffairsSherrie L Aspinall
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
Med Care 43:20-6. 2005..We believe that if other organizations also place an emphasis on economic evaluations, industry and the public will be more accepting of decisions that incorporate cost considerations...
- Clinical relevance of automated drug alerts from the perspective of medical providersJeffrey R Spina
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System West Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Med Qual 20:7-14. 2005..Hence, a "smarter" system that utilizes a set of mandatory alerts while allowing providers to tailor use of other automated warnings may improve clinical relevance of drug alert systems...
- Pharmacy benefits management in the Veterans Health Administration: 1995 to 2003Mariscelle M Sales
Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Healthcare Group, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1st Ave, 1 Blk N of Cermak Rd, Bldg 37, Room 139, Hines, IL 60141, USA
Am J Manag Care 11:104-12. 2005..The experiences of this pharmacy benefits program, including clinical and contracting processes/procedures and their impact on the VA healthcare system, are described...
- Improving pneumococcal vaccine rates. Nurse protocols versus clinical remindersD C Rhew
Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 14:351-6. 1999..The nurse-initiated protocol with comparative feedback modestly improved the assessment rate compared with the protocol with compliance reminders, but overall vaccination rates were similar...
- The implications of choice: prescribing generic or preferred pharmaceuticals improves medication adherence for chronic conditionsWilliam H Shrank
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:332-7. 2006..We studied whether patients enrolled in such plans who receive generic or preferred brand-name agents when initiating chronic therapy were more adherent to treatment than those who received nonpreferred brand-name medications...
- The accuracy of clinician perceptions of "usual" blood pressure controlAdam J Rose
Center for Health Quality Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:180-3. 2008..The term "clinical inertia" is used to describe the failure to manage a chronic condition aggressively enough to bring it under control. The underlying mechanisms for clinical inertia remain poorly understood...
- Retrospective drug utilization review: incidence of clinically relevant potential drug-drug interactions in a large ambulatory populationCatherine C Peng
J Manag Care Pharm 9:513-22. 2003....
- Cost-effectiveness of blood glucose monitoring is controversialSherrie L Aspinall
Am J Manag Care 14:398-9. 2008
- Incidence and severity of potential drug-dietary supplement interactions in primary care patients: an exploratory study of 2 outpatient practicesCatherine C Peng
Pharmacy Services, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, PA, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:630-6. 2004..However, literature support was sparse at best. Health care providers should continue to inquire about dietary supplement use and consider the potential for interactions, regardless of their severity...