Alisa Busch

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Accurately predicting bipolar disorder mood outcomes: implications for the use of electronic databases
    Alisa B Busch
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Med Care 50:311-9. 2012
  2. pmc Bipolar-I depression outpatient treatment quality and costs in usual care practice
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 41:24-39. 2008
  3. pmc Bipolar-I patient characteristics associated with differences in antimanic medication prescribing
    Alisa B Busch
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 42:35-49. 2009
  4. pmc Longitudinal racial/ethnic disparities in antimanic medication use in bipolar-I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Med Care 47:1217-28. 2009
  5. pmc Changes over time and disparities in schizophrenia treatment quality
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 47:199-207. 2009
  6. pmc Patients' perception of possible child custody or visitation loss for nonadherence to psychiatric treatment
    Alisa Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Proctor Bldg, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:999-1002. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in a Medicaid population with bipolar I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:848-54. 2007
  8. pmc Changes in the quality of care for bipolar I disorder during the 1990s
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Proctor Building, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:27-33. 2007
  9. pmc Schizophrenia, co-occurring substance use disorders and quality of care: the differential effect of a managed behavioral health care carve-out
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program and the Department of Health Care Policy, McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Proctor Building, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02446, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:388-97. 2006
  10. pmc The impact of parity on major depression treatment quality in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program after parity implementation
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Med Care 44:506-12. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Quality of Care for Bipolar Disorder
    Alisa Busch; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Accurately predicting bipolar disorder mood outcomes: implications for the use of electronic databases
    Alisa B Busch
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Med Care 50:311-9. 2012
    ..Monitoring mental health treatment outcomes for populations requires an understanding as to which patient information is needed in electronic format and is feasible to obtain in routine care...
  2. pmc Bipolar-I depression outpatient treatment quality and costs in usual care practice
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 41:24-39. 2008
    ..To examine the longitudinal usual care quality and costs of bipolar-I depression treatment in adults...
  3. pmc Bipolar-I patient characteristics associated with differences in antimanic medication prescribing
    Alisa B Busch
    McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 42:35-49. 2009
    ..We studied the association between patient characteristics and patient-reported antimanic medication use upon entry in the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)...
  4. pmc Longitudinal racial/ethnic disparities in antimanic medication use in bipolar-I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Med Care 47:1217-28. 2009
    ..To examine racial/ethnic longitudinal disparities in antimanic medication use among adults with bipolar-I disorder...
  5. pmc Changes over time and disparities in schizophrenia treatment quality
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 47:199-207. 2009
    ..However, there also have been considerable changes in the delivery of mental health care in the public sector, as well as increasing state concerns about Medicaid cost containment...
  6. pmc Patients' perception of possible child custody or visitation loss for nonadherence to psychiatric treatment
    Alisa Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Proctor Bldg, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:999-1002. 2007
    ..This study explored whether parents treated in public mental health settings perceived that they might lose child custody or visitation if they were not adherent to treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in a Medicaid population with bipolar I disorder
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:848-54. 2007
    ..This study examined whether presenting diagnosis and treatment in intensive settings (hospitalization, partial hospitalization, or residential programs) are correlated with the subsequent treatment of bipolar I disorder...
  8. pmc Changes in the quality of care for bipolar I disorder during the 1990s
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital, Proctor Building, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:27-33. 2007
    ..This study estimated changes during the 1990s in the quality of usual-care treatment among persons diagnosed as having bipolar I disorder in a privately insured population...
  9. pmc Schizophrenia, co-occurring substance use disorders and quality of care: the differential effect of a managed behavioral health care carve-out
    Alisa B Busch
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program and the Department of Health Care Policy, McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Proctor Building, 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02446, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:388-97. 2006
    ..Most pronounced across both populations were decrements in receiving the psychosocial treatments for enrollees in the CO arrangement...
  10. pmc The impact of parity on major depression treatment quality in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program after parity implementation
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Med Care 44:506-12. 2006
    ..Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent but often undetected and undertreated and thus could potentially benefit from parity implementation...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of a managed behavioral health carve-out on quality of care for medicaid patients diagnosed as having schizophrenia
    Alisa B Busch
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:442-8. 2004
    ..The evidence on quality impacts is limited and suggests comparable quality overall, except that people with severe psychiatric disorders may be those most disadvantaged by MBHCOs...
  12. doi request reprint Changes in guideline-recommended medication possession after implementing Kendra's law in New York
    Alisa B Busch
    McLean Hospital, 115 Mill St, Mailstop 226, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1000-5. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint The rise and fall of gabapentin for bipolar disorder: a case study on off-label pharmaceutical diffusion
    Catherine A Fullerton
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02478, USA
    Med Care 48:372-9. 2010
    ..The case of gabapentin use in bipolar disorder provides an opportunity to study the roles of marketing, clinical evidence, and prior authorization (PA) policy on off-label medication use...
  14. pmc Antidepressant reformulations: who uses them, and what are the benefits?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:734-45. 2009
    ..We found some evidence of benefit for subgroups of antidepressant users, although benefits varied across reformulations...
  15. pmc Impact of full mental health and substance abuse parity for children in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
    Susan T Azrin
    Westat, 1650 Research Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e452-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the effects of full mental health and substance abuse parity for children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Behavioral health insurance parity for federal employees
    Howard H Goldman
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21227, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1378-86. 2006
    ..The plans were encouraged to manage care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Remission, residual symptoms, and nonresponse in the usual treatment of major depression in managed clinical practice
    Brian J Cuffel
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:397-402. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in mental health services research. Introduction
    Alisa B Busch
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:183-4. 2006

Research Grants2

  1. Quality of Care for Bipolar Disorder
    Alisa Busch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Project Summary: This Mentored Career Development Award will allow Dr. Alisa Busch, a psychiatrist, to further develop her mental health services research skills and conduct clinically-relevant and policy significant research examining ..