Nancy Keating

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Androgen-deprivation Therapy and Diabetes Control Among Diabetic Men with Prostate Cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:816-24. 2014
  2. pmc Does comorbidity influence the risk of myocardial infarction or diabetes during androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer?
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 64:159-66. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Tumor boards and the quality of cancer care
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:113-21. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of Massachusetts health insurance reform on mammography use and breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 119:250-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Area-level variations in cancer care and outcomes
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    Med Care 50:366-73. 2012
  6. pmc Prostate cancer survivorship: prevention and treatment of the adverse effects of androgen deprivation therapy
    Philip J Saylor
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Lawrence House POB, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S389-94. 2009
  7. pmc Factors affecting influential discussions among physicians: a social network analysis of a primary care practice
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:794-8. 2007
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. pmc Cancer patients' roles in treatment decisions: do characteristics of the decision influence roles?
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4364-70. 2010

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Androgen-deprivation Therapy and Diabetes Control Among Diabetic Men with Prostate Cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:816-24. 2014
    ..Few data are available about the effects of ADT on diabetes control among men with diabetes...
  2. pmc Does comorbidity influence the risk of myocardial infarction or diabetes during androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer?
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 64:159-66. 2013
    ..Some data suggest that men with certain conditions may be more susceptible to developing cardiovascular disease than others...
  3. doi request reprint Tumor boards and the quality of cancer care
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:113-21. 2013
    ..We assessed whether the presence of a tumor board, either general or cancer specific, was associated with recommended cancer care, outcomes, or use in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of Massachusetts health insurance reform on mammography use and breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 119:250-8. 2013
    ..4% in 2006 to 1.9% in 2010. The authors of this report assessed whether health insurance expansion was associated with use of mammography and earlier stage at breast cancer diagnosis...
  5. doi request reprint Area-level variations in cancer care and outcomes
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    Med Care 50:366-73. 2012
    ..Most studies have focused on care in fee-for-service Medicare; whether spillover effects exist in settings without financial incentives for more care is unknown...
  6. pmc Prostate cancer survivorship: prevention and treatment of the adverse effects of androgen deprivation therapy
    Philip J Saylor
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Lawrence House POB, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S389-94. 2009
    ..This population of mostly older men is medically vulnerable to a variety of treatment-associated adverse effects...
  7. pmc Factors affecting influential discussions among physicians: a social network analysis of a primary care practice
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:794-8. 2007
    ..Physicians often rely on colleagues for new information and advice about the care of their patients...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Cancer patients' roles in treatment decisions: do characteristics of the decision influence roles?
    Nancy L Keating
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4364-70. 2010
    ..Younger and better educated patients have more active roles in decisions, but whether patients' roles in decisions differ by characteristics of the decision itself is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint End-of-life care for older cancer patients in the Veterans Health Administration versus the private sector
    Nancy L Keating
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 116:3732-9. 2010
    ..We compared aggressiveness of end-of-life care of older metastatic cancer patients treated in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and those under fee-for-service Medicare arrangements...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of diabetes care among cancer survivors with diabetes
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:869-75. 2007
    ..Among patients with chronic medical conditions, unrelated conditions are often undertreated...
  13. doi request reprint Randomized trial of $20 versus $50 incentives to increase physician survey response rates
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:878-81. 2008
    ..Recent experiences of survey researchers suggest that physicians are becoming less willing to complete surveys...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Outcomes following local therapy for early-stage breast cancer in non-trial populations
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 125:803-13. 2011
    ..These findings are reassuring in light of recent trends towards more aggressive primary breast cancer therapy...
  16. pmc Physician factors associated with discussions about end-of-life care
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 116:998-1006. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend advanced care planning for terminally ill patients with <1 year to live. Few data are available regarding when physicians and their terminally ill patients typically discuss end-of-life issues...
  17. pmc Use of androgen deprivation therapy for metastatic prostate cancer in older men
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 101:1077-83. 2008
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  18. pmc Diabetes and cardiovascular disease during androgen deprivation therapy: observational study of veterans with prostate cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:39-46. 2010
    ..We evaluated the relationship between androgen deprivation therapy and incident diabetes and cardiovascular disease in men of all ages with prostate cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Racial differences in definitive breast cancer therapy in older women: are they explained by the hospitals where patients undergo surgery?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 47:765-73. 2009
    ..Prior research has documented racial disparities in patterns of care and outcomes for women with breast cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: do physicians agree about the importance of patient age and comorbidity?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2532-7. 2008
    ..We surveyed cancer physicians to understand how patients' age and comorbidity influence adjuvant chemotherapy recommendations and whether physician or practice characteristics also affect these recommendations...
  21. pmc Physicians' experiences with BRCA1/2 testing in community settings
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5789-96. 2008
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  22. pmc Minimal social network effects evident in cancer screening behavior
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 117:3045-52. 2011
    ..Social networks may influence screening behaviors. We assessed whether screening for breast, prostate, or colorectal cancer is influenced by the actual screening behaviors of siblings, friends, spouses, and coworkers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and cardiovascular disease during androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4448-56. 2006
    ..We assessed whether androgen deprivation therapy is associated with an increased incidence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
  24. doi request reprint Quality of care for older patients with cancer in the Veterans Health Administration versus the private sector: a cohort study
    Nancy L Keating
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:727-36. 2011
    ..The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States. Studies suggest that the VHA provides better preventive care and care for some chronic illnesses than does the private sector...
  25. 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...
  26. 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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  27. pmc How are patients' specific ambulatory care experiences related to trust, satisfaction, and considering changing physicians?
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:29-39. 2002
    ..Few data are available regarding the consequences of patients' problems with interpersonal aspects of medical care...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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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  31. pmc Physicians' reports of focused expertise in clinical practice
    N L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:417-20. 2000
    ..Learning how focused expertise affects processes and outcomes of care will contribute to decisions about physician training and staffing of medical groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics and experiences associated with trust in specialist physicians
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1015-20. 2004
    ..Nearly half of all medical visits are to specialist physicians, yet little is known about patients' outpatient experiences with specialists or how patients' characteristics and experiences are related to trust in specialist physicians...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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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  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health status of older long-term cancer survivors
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2145-52. 2005
    ..To assess the physical and mental health status of older long-term cancer survivors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Variations in hospice use among cancer patients
    Nancy L Keating
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1053-9. 2006
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Place of death: correlations with quality of life of patients with cancer and predictors of bereaved caregivers' mental health
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4457-64. 2010
    ..To determine whether the place of death for patients with cancer is associated with patients' quality of life (QoL) at the end of life (EOL) and psychiatric disorders in bereaved caregivers...
  41. pmc Variations in surgeon treatment recommendations for lobectomy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer by patient age and comorbidity
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1581-8. 2010
    ..We surveyed surgeons to understand how their recommendations for lobectomy were influenced by age, the presence and severity of smoking-related lung disease, or by characteristics of the surgeons and their practices...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patient choice of breast cancer treatment: impact on health state preferences
    Daniel Polsky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 40:1068-79. 2002
    ..Multiple treatment options exist for many medical conditions. The extent to which physicians should involve the patient in the choice the treatment to be delivered is not well understood...
  44. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of full coverage of aromatase inhibitors for Medicare beneficiaries with early breast cancer
    Kouta Ito
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 119:2494-502. 2013
    ..The authors estimated the incremental cost-effectiveness of providing Medicare beneficiaries with full prescription coverage for AIs compared with usual prescription coverage under the Medicare Part D program...
  45. ncbi request reprint The influence of Medicare home health payment incentives: does payer source matter?
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    Inquiry 43:135-49. 2006
    ..However, these changes did not translate into worse discharge outcomes...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Immediate risk of suicide and cardiovascular death after a prostate cancer diagnosis: cohort study in the United States
    Fang Fang
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:307-14. 2010
    ..Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a stressful event that may increase risks of suicide and cardiovascular death, especially soon after diagnosis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Variation in patients' hospice costs
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Inquiry 45:232-44. 2008
    ..However, replicating these results using data from a broader, more representative sample of hospices is needed before making changes to the per diem system...
  49. ncbi request reprint Differences in hospice care between home and institutional settings
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1040-7. 2007
    ..To compare hospice care delivered at home with hospice care delivered in institutional settings, such as the nursing home...
  50. ncbi request reprint Medicare Part D and nursing home residents
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1115-25. 2007
    ..Finally, it is unclear how well nursing homes and the pharmacies they work with will work across Part D plans, and vigilance will be required as the benefit proceeds...
  51. pmc The new medicare drug benefit: formularies and their potential effects on access to medications
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:662-5. 2005
    ..Such efforts should reduce administrative burden and better allow physicians to help patients obtain needed medications...
  52. ncbi request reprint Coverage and prior authorization of psychotropic drugs under Medicare Part D
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:308-10. 2007
    ..The effect of Part D will depend on the restrictiveness of the prior authorization and appeals processes, which is currently unknown...
  53. pmc Rejections of drug claims for nursing home residents under Medicare Part D
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:560-7. 2008
    ..We examined data on claims in rejected status for one large long-term care pharmacy as of December 2006. There was considerable variation across PDPs in both rejection rates and reasons for rejection...
  54. doi request reprint Long and short hospice stays among nursing home residents at the end of life
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:957-64. 2010
    ..To identify characteristics of nursing homes and residents associated with particularly long or short hospice stays...
  55. doi request reprint Does oral antiandrogen use before leuteinizing hormone-releasing hormone therapy in patients with metastatic prostate cancer prevent clinical consequences of a testosterone flare?
    William K Oh
    Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Urology 75:642-7. 2010
    ..LHRH agonists are associated with initial testosterone rises that may cause clinical disease flares in men with metastatic prostate cancer...
  56. pmc Differences in clinical trial patient attributes and outcomes according to enrollment setting
    Elizabeth B Lamont
    Dept of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180A Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:215-21. 2010
    ..We compared trial patients' attributes and outcomes by these enrollment settings...
  57. pmc Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonists, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in men with prostate cancer: which metabolic syndrome?
    Matthew R Smith
    Hematology Oncology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BJU Int 101:1335-6. 2008
  58. pmc Ownership status and home health care performance
    David C Grabowski
    Associate Professors of Health Economics, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:130-43. 2009
    ..These results highlight the importance of organizational and payment factors in the delivery of home health care services...
  59. pmc Discussions with physicians about hospice among patients with metastatic lung cancer
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:954-62. 2009
    ..Many terminally ill patients enroll in hospice only in the final days before death or not at all. Discussing hospice with a health care provider could increase awareness of hospice and possibly result in earlier use...
  60. doi request reprint Variations in surgeon volume and use of pelvic lymph node dissection with open and minimally invasive radical prostatectomy
    Sandip M Prasad
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Urology 72:647-52; discussion 652-3. 2008
    ..We examined the factors associated with PLND use among men undergoing open RP (ORP) and minimally invasive RP (MIRP)...
  61. pmc Using performance data to identify preferred hospitals
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Room 405, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2109-19; discussion 2294-323. 2007
    ..To explore the implications of current approaches used by health plans and purchasers to identify preferred hospitals for tiered networks using cost and quality information...
  62. pmc Surgeons' volume of colorectal cancer procedures and collaborative decision-making about adjuvant therapies
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Department of Surgery, daggerCenter for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:895-900. 2009
    ..Few studies have assessed associations of surgeons' practice volume with processes of care that lead to better outcomes...
  63. pmc Factors influencing changes in employment among women with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Michael J Hassett
    Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 115:2775-82. 2009
    ..The authors of this report assessed whether chemotherapy or radiation therapy was associated with a disruption in employment during the year after a breast cancer diagnosis...
  64. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of minimally invasive vs open radical prostatectomy
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 45 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 302:1557-64. 2009
    ..Minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) has diffused rapidly despite limited data on outcomes and greater costs compared with open retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP)...
  65. doi request reprint Trends in racial and age disparities in definitive local therapy of early-stage breast cancer
    Rachel A Freedman
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:713-9. 2009
    ..We assessed receipt of definitive local therapy for early-stage breast cancer by race/ethnicity and age and examined trends over time...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint By the way, doctor. What does it mean if my fasting blood sugar level is high (135-145) but my glycosylated hemoglobin test is negative?
    Nancy Keating
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Harv Health Lett 31:8. 2006
  68. doi request reprint Resident education and management of end-of-life care: the resident's perspective
    Zara Cooper
    Center for Surgery and the Public Health, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Surg Educ 67:79-84. 2010
    ..We surveyed surgical residents to learn their perspectives and training experience with discussing end-of-life care and WWLST with patients...
  69. doi request reprint Utilization and outcomes of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2278-84. 2008
    ..We assessed utilization, complications, lengths of stay, and salvage therapy rates for MIRP versus open radical prostatectomy assessed whether MIRP surgeon volume is associated with better outcomes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Challenges and opportunities for primary care evaluation
    Nancy L Keating
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:371-3. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint The cost-quality trade-off: need for data quality standards for studies that impact clinical practice and health policy
    Jennifer L Malin
    J Clin Oncol 23:4581-4. 2005

Research Grants7

  1. Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community Populations
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
  2. Managed Care Penetration and Cancer Care
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..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. ..
  3. Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community Populations
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
  4. Local Therapy of Breast Cancer in Community Populations
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Moreover, the work will provide insight into different techniques for the analysis of observational data. ..
  5. Fractures, Heart Disease, and Stroke on Aromatase Inhibitors
    Nancy Keating; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  6. Fractures, Heart Disease, and Stroke on Aromatase Inhibitors
    Nancy L Keating; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....