E Guadagnoli

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving discussion of surgical treatment options for patients with breast cancer: local medical opinion leaders versus audit and performance feedback
    E Guadagnoli
    Departmnent of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 61:171-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Potential organ-donor supply and efficiency of organ procurement organizations
    Edward Guadagnoli
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:101-10. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of treatment recommendations and specialist intervention on care provided by primary care physicians to patients with myocardial infarction or heart failure
    Edward Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 117:371-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of underuse, overuse, and discretionary use on geographic variation in the use of coronary angiography after acute myocardial infarction
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115 5899, USA
    Med Care 39:446-58. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of coronary angiography after myocardial infarction among Medicare beneficiaries. Managed care versus fee for service
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1460-6. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Providing consumers with information about the quality of health plans: the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans demonstration in Washington State
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:410-20. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of breast-conserving surgery for treatment of stage I and stage II breast cancer
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:101-6. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Validating recommendations for coronary angiography following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly: a matched analysis using propensity scores
    S T Normand
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:387-98. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of local medical opinion leaders on quality of care for acute myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial
    S B Soumerai
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 279:1358-63. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Discussion of treatment options for early-stage breast cancer: effect of provider specialty on type of surgery and satisfaction
    N L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 39:681-91. 2001

Research Grants

  1. Managed Care Penetration and Cancer Care
    Edward Guadagnoli; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving discussion of surgical treatment options for patients with breast cancer: local medical opinion leaders versus audit and performance feedback
    E Guadagnoli
    Departmnent of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 61:171-5. 2000
    ..001) from 33% to 17%, but a similar decrease was observed among control hospitals. Using medical opinion leaders to intervene in hospitals appeared as effective as performance feedback...
  2. ncbi request reprint Potential organ-donor supply and efficiency of organ procurement organizations
    Edward Guadagnoli
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:101-10. 2003
    ..Although there is room to improve donor efficiency in the U.S., even a substantial improvement will not meet the Nation's demand for organs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of treatment recommendations and specialist intervention on care provided by primary care physicians to patients with myocardial infarction or heart failure
    Edward Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Med 117:371-9. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of an intervention involving dissemination of treatment recommendations to primary care physicians treating outpatients with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of underuse, overuse, and discretionary use on geographic variation in the use of coronary angiography after acute myocardial infarction
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115 5899, USA
    Med Care 39:446-58. 2001
    ..Geographic variation in the use of medical procedures has been well documented. However, it is not known whether this variation is due to differences in use when procedures are indicated, discretionary, or contraindicated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of coronary angiography after myocardial infarction among Medicare beneficiaries. Managed care versus fee for service
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1460-6. 2000
    ..However, it is not known whether this difference is due to less frequent use of cardiac procedures when they are indicated or to less frequent use when they are not indicated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Providing consumers with information about the quality of health plans: the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans demonstration in Washington State
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:410-20. 2000
    ..Results were obtained from one of the first CAHPS demonstration sites, the Washington State Health Care Authority...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of breast-conserving surgery for treatment of stage I and stage II breast cancer
    E Guadagnoli
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:101-6. 1998
    ..To assess the use of breast-conserving surgery in two states reported to differ with respect to surgical treatment of breast cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validating recommendations for coronary angiography following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly: a matched analysis using propensity scores
    S T Normand
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:387-98. 2001
    ..Because of the magnitude of the benefit and of the number of patients involved, steps should be taken to replicate these findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of local medical opinion leaders on quality of care for acute myocardial infarction: a randomized controlled trial
    S B Soumerai
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 279:1358-63. 1998
    ..The effectiveness of recruiting local medical opinion leaders to improve quality of care is poorly understood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Discussion of treatment options for early-stage breast cancer: effect of provider specialty on type of surgery and satisfaction
    N L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 39:681-91. 2001
    ..To describe the physicians with whom breast cancer patients discuss treatment options and assess whether discussing surgical options with a medical oncologist is associated with type of surgery and satisfaction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Age-related patterns of care: evidence against ageism in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer
    E Guadagnoli
    Health Care Policy, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:2338-44. 1997
    ..To assess whether the use of adjuvant systemic therapy in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer is influenced by patient age...
  12. pmc Managed care market share and primary treatment for cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:9-22. 2006
    ..To understand utilization patterns responsible for such savings, we assessed whether increases in managed care market share were related to increases in receipt of equally effective but less costly primary cancer therapies...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of less than definitive care on breast carcinoma recurrence and mortality
    T L Lash
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 89:1739-47. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the effects of less than definitive care for patients with breast carcinoma on disease recurrence and mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Access to specialty care and medical services in community health centers
    Nakela L Cook
    Health Care Policy Department, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1459-68. 2007
    ..Respondents reported that uninsured patients had greater difficulty obtaining access to off-site specialty services, including referrals and diagnostic testing, than did patients with Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patient beliefs and tamoxifen discontinuance in older women with estrogen receptor--positive breast cancer
    Aliza K Fink
    Boston Medical Center, 88 E Newton St, Robinson 2, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3309-15. 2004
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  16. pmc Measuring the quality of diabetes care using administrative data: is there bias?
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1529-45. 2003
    ..We assessed whether measuring processes of diabetes care using administrative data without medical record data is likely to underdetect compliance with accepted standards for certain groups of patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding individual and small area variation in the underuse of coronary angiography following acute myocardial infarction
    Pushkal P Garg
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5899, USA
    Med Care 40:614-26. 2002
    ..Underuse of coronary angiography is common among patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the magnitude of underuse varies across geographic areas...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in assessing the quality of care for patients with cardiovascular disease
    T G DiSalvo
    Heart Failure Center, Bigelow 630, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Med 111:297-303. 2001
    ..Lack of standardized data captured at the point of clinical care and low rates of eligibility for key measures hamper measurement of quality of care...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of managed care market share on appropriate use of coronary angiography among traditional Medicare beneficiaries
    Ellen Meara
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Inquiry 41:144-58. 2004
    ..Within all ACC-AHA classes, coronary angiography fell slightly as managed care market share increased...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment of early stage breast cancer: do surgeons and patients agree regarding whether treatment alternatives were discussed?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 79:225-31. 2003
    ..Informing patients of available treatment alternatives is an important element of informed consent. We examined and compared patients' and their surgeons' reports of discussing treatment alternatives for early stage breast cancer...
  21. pmc Care in the months before death and hospice enrollment among older women with advanced breast cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:11-8. 2008
    ..Variations in hospice use are not well understood...
  22. doi request reprint Is spending more always wasteful? The appropriateness of care and outcomes among colorectal cancer patients
    Mary Beth Landrum
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:159-68. 2008
    ..Our results show that instead of cutting spending, policies designed to target services to patients most likely to benefit could increase the value of medical spending...
  23. ncbi request reprint Consultation with a medical oncologist before surgery and type of surgery among elderly women with early-stage breast cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:4532-9. 2003
    ..We assessed whether consultation with a medical oncologist before surgery was associated with use of definitive surgery, axillary node dissection, and type of surgery...
  24. pmc Practice, clinical management, and financial arrangements of practicing generalists
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:410-8. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of physicians' practice management strategies and financial arrangements on quality of care among patients with diabetes
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 42:829-39. 2004
    ..Health care organizations use many strategies to influence physician behavior and the care delivered, but the effect of such strategies on quality is not known...
  26. pmc The association of ambulatory care with breast cancer stage at diagnosis among Medicare beneficiaries
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:38-44. 2005
    ..We examined outpatient care in the 2 years before breast cancer diagnosis to identify women at high risk for limited care and assess the relationship of the physicians seen and number of visits with stage at diagnosis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy for colorectal cancer in a population-based cohort
    John Z Ayanian
    Division of General Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1293-300. 2003
    ..This population-based study was designed to assess use of these treatments in clinical practice...
  28. ncbi request reprint Do increases in the market share of managed care influence quality of cancer care in the fee-for-service sector?
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:257-64. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Surveillance testing among survivors of early-stage breast cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1074-81. 2007
    ..We described follow-up care for breast cancer survivors, examined how surveillance testing varies by the types of physicians seen, and assessed changes in testing rates over time...
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment decision making in early-stage breast cancer: should surgeons match patients' desired level of involvement?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section on Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1473-9. 2002
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  31. ncbi request reprint The influence of cost containment strategies and physicians' financial arrangements on patients' trust and satisfaction
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, MA, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:92-104. 2007
    ..These results suggest that physicians may have managed potential conflicts to avoid compromising the patient-physician relationship...
  32. ncbi request reprint Improving the management of chronic disease at community health centers
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:921-34. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Specialty of ambulatory care physicians and mortality among elderly patients after myocardial infarction
    John Z Ayanian
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1678-86. 2002
    ..The outcome after myocardial infarction may be influenced by the type of physician providing ambulatory care...
  34. ncbi request reprint The quality of chronic disease care in U.S. community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1712-23. 2006
    ..Although the quality of chronic disease care in CHCs compares favorably with that of care received in other settings, gaps in quality were observed for the uninsured...
  35. ncbi request reprint Factors related to underuse of surveillance mammography among breast cancer survivors
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:85-94. 2006
    ..We identified factors associated with underuse of surveillance mammography and examined whether variation was explained by differences in follow-up care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of quality of care for colorectal cancer by race, ethnicity, and language
    John Z Ayanian
    Division of General Medicine and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6576-86. 2005
    ..To identify opportunities for improving care, we evaluated patients' perceptions of the quality of their cancer care by race, ethnicity, and language...
  37. pmc Analyzing multiple informant data from an evaluation of the health disparities collaboratives
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:146-64. 2007
    ..To use multivariate regression methods to analyze simultaneously data obtained from multiple respondents or data sources (informants) at health centers...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association between hospital and surgeon procedure volume and outcomes of total hip replacement in the United States medicare population
    J N Katz
    Robert B Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Bostn, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1622-9. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the volumes of primary and revision total hip replacements performed at hospitals and by surgeons are associated with rates of mortality and complications...
  39. pmc Care following acute myocardial infarction in the Veterans Administration Medical Centers: a comparison with Medicare
    Mary Beth Landrum
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02110, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1773-92. 2004
    ..To compare patients treated for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to similar patients treated under Medicare...
  40. ncbi request reprint The National Emergency Department Safety Study: study rationale and design
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1182-9. 2007
    ..NEDSS is the first comprehensive national study of the frequency and types of medical errors in EDs. This article describes the methods used to develop and implement the study...
  41. pmc Health and economic impact of surgical site infections diagnosed after hospital discharge
    Eli N Perencevich
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:196-203. 2003
    ..Average total costs during the 8 weeks after discharge were US dollars 5,155 for patients with SSI and US dollars 1,773 for controls (p<0.001)...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:279-86. 2010
    ..The Health Resources and Services Administration Health Disparities Collaboratives (HDCs) were developed to improve care for chronic medical conditions in community health centers (CHCs)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association of hospital and surgeon volume of total hip replacement with functional status and satisfaction three years following surgery
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, B 3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:560-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether hospital volume and surgeon volume of total hip replacements (THRs) are associated with patient-reported functional status and satisfaction with surgery 3 years postoperatively...
  44. ncbi request reprint Triage decisions for emergency department patients with chest pain: do physicians' risk attitudes make the difference?
    S D Pearson
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:557-64. 1995
    ..To determine whether physicians' risk attitudes correlate with their triage decisions for emergency department patients with acute chest pain...
  45. ncbi request reprint Correlates of support for organ donation among three ethnic groups
    P McNamara
    Partnership for Organ Donation, Boston, MA 02109 4901, USA
    Clin Transplant 13:45-50. 1999
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  46. ncbi request reprint The influence of age on clinical and patient-reported outcomes after cholecystectomy
    E A Mort
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Gen Intern Med 9:61-5. 1994
    ..The decline in work performance in older patients may indicate the need for a longer recuperation period...
  47. ncbi request reprint Multiple informants: a new method to assess breast cancer patients' comorbidity
    Timothy L Lash
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:249-57. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Contribution of hospital characteristics to the volume-outcome relationship: dislocation and infection following total hip replacement surgery
    Daniel H Solomon
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2436-44. 2002
    ..We evaluated the contribution of hospital structural characteristics to the volume-outcome relationship in THR by examining the rates and predictors of postoperative complications...
  49. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of dislocation, pulmonary embolism, and deep infection during the first six months after elective total hip replacement
    Charlotte B Phillips
    Robert Breck Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:20-6. 2003
    ..As a result, a greater proportion of complications occurs following discharge. Data on the incidence trends of major complications of total hip replacement would facilitate recognition and management of these adverse events...
  50. pmc Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in female breast cancer: screening rates and stage at diagnosis
    Franco Sassi
    Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 96:2165-72. 2006
    ..We assessed whether population rates of mammography screening, and their changes over time, were associated with improvements in breast cancer stage at diagnosis and whether the strength of this association varied by race/ethnicity...
  51. doi request reprint Inside the health disparities collaboratives: a detailed exploration of quality improvement at community health centers
    Ellie Grossman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Med Care 46:489-96. 2008
    ....
  52. pmc Medicare breast surgery fees and treatment received by older women with localized breast cancer
    Jack Hadley
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:553-73. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship of patients' attitudes and beliefs with their self-reported level of participation in medical decision-making
    Neeraj K Arora
    Outcomes Research Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 43:865-72. 2005
    ..We applied constructs from the transtheoretical model (TTM) of behavior change to identify modifiable determinants of patient participation in medical decision-making...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationship of diabetes-specific knowledge to self-management activities, ambulatory preventive care, and metabolic outcomes
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prev Med 39:746-52. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relationship of patients' diabetes-specific knowledge with self-management behaviors, use of ambulatory preventive care, and metabolic outcomes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Understanding cancer patients' experience and outcomes: development and pilot study of the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance patient survey
    Jennifer L Malin
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:837-48. 2006
    ..The keystone to this effort is the baseline patient survey administered approximately 4 months after diagnosis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant tamoxifen prescription in women 65 years and older with primary breast cancer
    Rebecca A Silliman
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2680-8. 2002
    ..We examined patterns of adjuvant tamoxifen discussion and prescription among breast cancer patients age 65 years and older...
  57. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in older women: quality of life and psychosocial adjustment in the 15 months after diagnosis
    Patricia A Ganz
    University of California, School of Medicine and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, 90095 6900, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:4027-33. 2003
    ..We examined the health-related quality of life (QOL) of a cohort of older women with breast cancer after their diagnosis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Patient demographic and socioeconomic characteristics in the SEER-Medicare database applications and limitations
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Care 40:IV-19-25. 2002
    ..Finally, they describe the available data on date of death, and explain why confidence in these measures is justified...
  59. ncbi request reprint Rates and outcomes of primary and revision total hip replacement in the United States medicare population
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Toronto Western Hospital, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:27-32. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the rates and immediate postoperative outcomes of primary and revision total hip replacement in persons sixty-five years of age and older residing in the United States...

Research Grants2

  1. Managed Care Penetration and Cancer Care
    Edward Guadagnoli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If managed care penetration is negatively associated with the delivery of care, interventions targeted toward policy-makers, providers, and patients will be needed to counteract the effects of market forces. ..