P A Fishman

Summary

Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving BP control through electronic communications: an economic evaluation
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Cooperative, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:709-16. 2013
  2. pmc The challenge of conducting comparative effectiveness research in cancer: the impact of a fragmented U.S. health-care system
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:99-105. 2013
  3. pmc Impact on seniors of the patient-centered medical home: evidence from a pilot study
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gerontologist 52:703-11. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of deductibles on initiation and continuation of psychotherapy for treatment of depression
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1561-79. 2012
  5. pmc Accuracy of blood pressure measurements reported in an electronic medical record during routine primary care visits
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:821-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in health care costs before and after smoking cessation
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:393-401. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of comorbid attention deficit disorder on the direct medical costs of treating adults with depression in managed care
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:248-53. 2007
  8. pmc Assigning resources to health care use for health services research: options and consequences
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Center for Health Studies and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Med Care 47:S70-5. 2009
  9. pmc Changes in health care costs over time following the cessation of intimate partner violence
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:920-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Cigarette tax increase and media campaign cost of reducing smoking-related deaths
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:19-26. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving BP control through electronic communications: an economic evaluation
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Cooperative, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:709-16. 2013
    ..Web-based collaborative approaches to managing chronic illness show promise for both improving health outcomes and increasing the efficiency of the healthcare system...
  2. pmc The challenge of conducting comparative effectiveness research in cancer: the impact of a fragmented U.S. health-care system
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:99-105. 2013
    ..These differences highlight the need for comprehensive and comparable datasets that reflect the diversity of US health care to support CER that can inform health-care reform in the United States. ..
  3. pmc Impact on seniors of the patient-centered medical home: evidence from a pilot study
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Gerontologist 52:703-11. 2012
    ..To assess the impact on health care cost and quality among seniors of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) pilot at Group Health Cooperative, an integrated health care system in Washington State...
  4. pmc Impact of deductibles on initiation and continuation of psychotherapy for treatment of depression
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1561-79. 2012
    ..To estimate the impact of deductibles on the initiation and continuation of psychotherapy for depression...
  5. pmc Accuracy of blood pressure measurements reported in an electronic medical record during routine primary care visits
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:821-8. 2011
    ..However, BP control for individuals, as defined by an SBP <140 mm Hg and DBP 90 mm Hg, differed by almost 25%. Known variability of BP and clinic procedures for measuring and recording BP may account for these differences...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in health care costs before and after smoking cessation
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:393-401. 2006
    ..We replicated the postquit cost spike among former smokers found by other research and showed that this spike dissipated within the first year postquit. Smoking cessation did not result in sustained cost increases among former smokers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of comorbid attention deficit disorder on the direct medical costs of treating adults with depression in managed care
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:248-53. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of comorbid attention deficit disorder (ADD) on the direct medical costs of treating adults with depression in a mixed-model health maintenance organization...
  8. pmc Assigning resources to health care use for health services research: options and consequences
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Center for Health Studies and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Med Care 47:S70-5. 2009
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  9. pmc Changes in health care costs over time following the cessation of intimate partner violence
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:920-5. 2010
    ..However, no studies have determined whether health care costs for abused women return to baseline levels at some point after their abuse ceases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cigarette tax increase and media campaign cost of reducing smoking-related deaths
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:19-26. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Managed care data and public health: the experience of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound
    P A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:477-91. 1998
    ..This paper reviews why traditional HMOs are ideal places to conduct public health research and analyzes how recent market trends may threaten this role for managed care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of strategies to enhance mammography use
    P Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 3:213-20. 2000
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of three strategies to increase breast cancer screening with mammography (reminder postcard, reminder telephone call, and motivational telephone call)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment using automated ambulatory pharmacy data: the RxRisk model
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Med Care 41:84-99. 2003
    ..Each model's power to forecast health care resource use is assessed...
  14. doi request reprint Health care utilization and costs by metabolic syndrome risk factors
    D M Boudreau
    Group Health, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:305-14. 2009
    ..This study compared prevalent health utilization and costs for persons with and without metabolic syndrome and investigated the independent associations of the various factors that make up metabolic syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting costs of care using a pharmacy-based measure risk adjustment in a veteran population
    Anne E Sales
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Med Care 41:753-60. 2003
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is an ideal environment in which to test the efficacy of a pharmacy-based approach...
  16. ncbi request reprint Issues in pooling administrative data for economic evaluation
    Richard T Meenan
    Center for Health Research, Northwest and Hawaii, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:45-53. 2002
    ..Multisite administrative data provide unique opportunities to conduct population-based clinical and economic research...
  17. pmc Health care costs among smokers, former smokers, and never smokers in an HMO
    Paul A Fishman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:733-49. 2003
    ..We studied the trend in cost for former smokers over seven years after they quit to assess how the cessation experience impacts total health care cost...
  18. pmc Effectiveness of home blood pressure monitoring, Web communication, and pharmacist care on hypertension control: a randomized controlled trial
    Beverly B Green
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98110, USA
    JAMA 299:2857-67. 2008
    ..Treating hypertension decreases mortality and disability from cardiovascular disease, but most hypertension remains inadequately controlled...
  19. doi request reprint Quality of life valuations of mammography screening
    Amy E Bonomi
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 135 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:801-14. 2008
    ..To obtain quality-of-life (QOL) valuations associated with mammography screening and breast cancer treatment that are suitable for use in cost-effectiveness analyses...
  20. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence among men prevalence, chronicity, and health effects
    Robert J Reid
    Group Health Cooperative Center for Health Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:478-85. 2008
    ..The breadth and depth of intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by men have not been fully documented...
  21. doi request reprint Insurance coverage and incentives for weight loss among adults with metabolic syndrome
    David Arterburn
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:70-6. 2008
    ..To describe how insured adults with metabolic syndrome respond to various options for insurance coverage and financial incentives for weight management...
  22. pmc Health care utilization and costs associated with childhood abuse
    Amy E Bonomi
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:294-9. 2008
    ..Physical and sexual childhood abuse is associated with poor health across the lifespan. However, the association between these types of abuse and actual health care use and costs over the long run has not been documented...
  23. ncbi request reprint Opportunities and challenges for measuring cost, quality, and clinical effectiveness in health care
    Paul A Fishman
    Group Health Cooperative, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:124S-43S. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Is a family equal to the sum of its parts? Estimating family-level well-being for cost-effectiveness analysis
    Amy E Bonomi
    Puget Sound Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600 Seattle, WA 98101 2903, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1127-33. 2005
    ..Using the health plan as a working frame of reference, we explore conceptual issues related to estimating effectiveness at the level of the family for use in CEA...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of hormone therapy on false-positive recall and costs among women undergoing screening mammography
    Denise M Boudreau
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Med Care 44:62-9. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the effects of hormone therapy (HT) on false-positive (FP) recall for additional breast evaluation and costs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of healthcare delivery system on where HMO-enrolled seniors purchase medications
    Denise M Boudreau
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1317-8. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence in older women
    Amy E Bonomi
    Department of Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 1787 Neil Avenue, 135 Campbell Hall, Columbus, OH 43214, USA
    Gerontologist 47:34-41. 2007
    ..We describe the prevalence, types, duration, frequency, and severity of intimate partner violence ("partner violence") in older women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using risk-adjustment models to identify high-cost risks
    Richard T Meenan
    Center for Health Research, Northwest and Hawaii, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    Med Care 41:1301-12. 2003
    ..We examine the ability of various publicly available risk models to identify high-cost individuals and enrollee groups using multi-HMO administrative data...
  29. pmc Concordance of population-based estimates of mammography screening
    Denise M Boudreau
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Prev Med 45:262-6. 2007
    ..This study estimated adherence to repeat (two successive on-time screenings) and regular screening (three or more successive screenings) and evaluated the impact of varying operational definitions and evaluation periods...
  30. pmc Electronic communications and home blood pressure monitoring (e-BP) study: design, delivery, and evaluation framework
    Beverly B Green
    Group Health Permanente, Seattle, WA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:376-95. 2008
    ..This large gap continues despite the facts that more than 90% of adults with hypertension have health insurance, and hypertension is the leading cause of visits to the doctor. New approaches are needed to improve hypertension care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Group Health Cooperative automated pharmacy data by drug benefit status
    Denise M Boudreau
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:877-84. 2005
    ..Evaluate the reliability of health plan pharmacy records in determining medication use among seniors with and without a drug benefit...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering drug use and cardiovascular events after myocardial infarction
    Olaf H Klungel
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sorbonnelaan 16, 3584 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Pharmacother 36:751-7. 2002
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Research Grants6

  1. Assessing Medical Need Among Children in Managed Care
    Paul Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Pediatric risk assessment research has also not explored opportunities to use all information available in managed care information systems. ..
  2. Long Term Cost and Outcomes of Breast Cancer Screening
    Paul Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of our study will help guide researchers and policy makers in planning and implementing brief interventions for a wide range of health behaviors. ..