Mary Beth Hamel

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Decision-making and outcomes in severe symptomatic aortic stenosis
    Erik Charlson
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Boston, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:312-21. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes for patients aged 80 and older: morbidity and mortality from major noncardiac surgery
    Mary Beth Hamel
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:424-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Joint replacement surgery in elderly patients with severe osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: decision making, postoperative recovery, and clinical outcomes
    Mary Beth Hamel
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon St, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1430-40. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:S22-9. 2004
  5. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating prognosis for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, The Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02131, USA
    JAMA 291:2734-40. 2004
  7. pmc Obesity and undiagnosed diabetes in the U.S
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1813-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Dying with advanced dementia in the nursing home
    Susan L Mitchell
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:321-6. 2004
  9. pmc Comparing the SF-12 and SF-36 health status questionnaires in patients with and without obesity
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:11. 2008
  10. pmc Health care expenditures associated with overweight and obesity among US adults: importance of age and race
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:159-65. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Decision-making and outcomes in severe symptomatic aortic stenosis
    Erik Charlson
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Boston, USA
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:312-21. 2006
    ..Herein, the clinical outcomes and decision-making process for elderly patients with severe symptomatic AS was assessed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes for patients aged 80 and older: morbidity and mortality from major noncardiac surgery
    Mary Beth Hamel
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:424-9. 2005
    ..To gather information about surgical outcomes for patients in their 80s and 90s...
  3. doi request reprint Joint replacement surgery in elderly patients with severe osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: decision making, postoperative recovery, and clinical outcomes
    Mary Beth Hamel
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1309 Beacon St, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1430-40. 2008
    ..Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee is a common cause of pain and disability in elderly patients. Joint replacement surgery can alleviate pain and restore function but is associated with risks and discomfort...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:S22-9. 2004
    ..To compare the costs associated with caring for severely demented residents nursing homes with and without feeding tubes...
  5. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
    ..Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not been well described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimating prognosis for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, The Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02131, USA
    JAMA 291:2734-40. 2004
    ..Survival varies for patients with advanced dementia, and accurate prognostic tools have not been developed. A small proportion of patients admitted to hospice have dementia, in part because of the difficulty in predicting survival...
  7. pmc Obesity and undiagnosed diabetes in the U.S
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1813-5. 2008
    ..To study whether obese individuals, who are at higher risk for diabetes and disparities in care than nonobese individuals, are more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dying with advanced dementia in the nursing home
    Susan L Mitchell
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:321-6. 2004
    ..Nursing homes are important providers of end-of-life care to persons with advanced dementia...
  9. pmc Comparing the SF-12 and SF-36 health status questionnaires in patients with and without obesity
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:11. 2008
    ..To assess how well the SF-36, a well-validated generic quality of life (QOL) instrument, compares with its shorter adaptation, the SF-12, in capturing differences in QOL among patients with and without obesity...
  10. pmc Health care expenditures associated with overweight and obesity among US adults: importance of age and race
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:159-65. 2005
    ..We estimated health care expenditures associated with overweight and obesity and examined the influence of age, race, and gender...
  11. pmc Medicare expenditures among nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Keith S Goldfeld
    Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:824-30. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, Medicare expenditures have not been extensively described in this population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health care costs and mortality associated with nosocomial diarrhea due to Clostridium difficile
    Lorraine Kyne
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:346-53. 2002
    ..On the basis of the findings of this study, a conservative estimate of the cost of this disease in the United States exceeds $1.1 billion per year...
  13. ncbi request reprint Length of stay in home care before and after the 1997 Balanced Budget Act
    Rachel L Murkofsky
    Gerontology Division and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    JAMA 289:2841-8. 2003
    ..Prior to 1997, home health agencies (HHAs) were reimbursed on a fee-for-service basis and had incentives to provide more services. The 1997 Balanced Budget Act (BBA) reduced payments for home care services to help control Medicare spending...
  14. pmc Perceptions of physician recommendations for joint replacement surgery in older patients with severe hip or knee osteoarthritis
    Mara A Schonberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Masschussetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:82-8. 2009
    ..To exfamine patient perceptions of physician discussions and recommendations about total joint arthroplasty (TJA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, the Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:27-33. 2003
    ..To compare the costs associated with caring for severely demented residents nursing homes with and without feeding tubes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of aggressive care for patients with nontraumatic coma
    Mary Beth Hamel
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:1191-6. 2002
    ..To estimate the cost effectiveness of aggressive care for patients with nontraumatic coma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding patients' value of weight loss and expectations for bariatric surgery
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Rose 115, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Obes Surg 16:496-500. 2006
    ..Few studies examine patients' expectations for bariatric surgery or the value patients place on weight loss...
  18. doi request reprint Electronic medical record reminders and panel management to improve primary care of elderly patients
    Timothy S Loo
    Department of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1552-8. 2011
    ..Most elderly patients do not receive recommended preventive care, acute care, and care for chronic conditions...
  19. pmc Discrepancies between explicit and implicit review: physician and nurse assessments of complications and quality
    Saul N Weingart
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:483-98. 2002
    ..To identify and characterize discrepancies between explicit and implicit medical record review of complications and quality of care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perspectives, preferences, care practices, and outcomes among older and middle-aged patients with late-stage cancer
    Julia Hannum Rose
    Department of Medicine Geriatrics, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4907-17. 2004
    ..To evaluate relationships among physician and cancer patient survival estimates, patients' perceived quality of life, care preferences, and outcomes, and how they vary across middle-aged and older patient groups...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preferences for cardiopulmonary resuscitation among patients 80 years or older: the views of patients and their physicians
    Heather O'Donnell
    Washington University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:139-44. 2003
    ..To examine physicians' perceptions of their patients' preferences and agreement between patients' and physicians' preferences, estimation of prognosis, and assessment of quality of life...
  22. ncbi request reprint The use of life-sustaining treatments in hospitalized persons aged 80 and older
    Emese Somogyi-Zalud
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:930-4. 2002
    ..To characterize the use of life-sustaining treatments in hospitalized patients aged 80 and older...
  23. ncbi request reprint Medical care inconsistent with patients' treatment goals: association with 1-year Medicare resource use and survival
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:496-500. 2002
    ..To describe how frequently seriously ill persons perceive that the care they receive is inconsistent with treatment preferences and the effect on 1-year resource utilization...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of full medicare coverage of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors for beneficiaries with diabetes
    Allison B Rosen
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health Systems, 300 North Ingalls, Suite 7E10, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:89-99. 2005
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors slow renal disease progression and reduce cardiac morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes. Patients' out-of-pocket costs pose a barrier to using this effective therapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of adults with pharyngitis. A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Joan M Neuner
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:113-22. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of various strategies for managing pharyngitis caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GAS) in U.S. adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prior-authorization programs for controlling drug spending
    Mary Beth Hamel
    N Engl J Med 351:2156-8. 2004