Anita K Wagner

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A descriptive review of the methodologies used in household surveys on medicine utilization
    Andrea D Bertoldi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:222. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Access to care and medicines, burden of health care expenditures, and risk protection: results from the World Health Survey
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Policy 100:151-8. 2011
  3. pmc Costs of hospital care for hypertension in an insured population without an outpatient medicines benefit: an observational study in the Philippines
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:161. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint FDA drug prescribing warnings: is the black box half empty or half full?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:369-86. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of New York State regulatory action on benzodiazepine prescribing and hip fracture rates
    Anita K Wagner
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:96-103. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:227-32. 2005
  7. pmc Need for and access to health care and medicines: are there gender inequities?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57228. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine use and hip fractures in the elderly: who is at greatest risk?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1567-72. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Simulation-based power calculation for designing interrupted time series analyses of health policy interventions
    Fang Zhang
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1252-61. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Methods for estimating confidence intervals in interrupted time series analyses of health interventions
    Fang Zhang
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:143-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc A descriptive review of the methodologies used in household surveys on medicine utilization
    Andrea D Bertoldi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:222. 2008
    ..The aim of the present article was to describe methodological and analytical aspects of quantitative studies on medicine utilization carried out at the household level...
  2. doi request reprint Access to care and medicines, burden of health care expenditures, and risk protection: results from the World Health Survey
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Policy 100:151-8. 2011
    ..We assessed the contribution of health insurance and a functioning public sector to access to care and medicines and household economic burden...
  3. pmc Costs of hospital care for hypertension in an insured population without an outpatient medicines benefit: an observational study in the Philippines
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:161. 2008
    ..We estimated the cost to the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), which generally does not cover outpatient medicines, for inpatient care for hypertension and its sequelae...
  4. ncbi request reprint FDA drug prescribing warnings: is the black box half empty or half full?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:369-86. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the frequency of use of BBW medications in ambulatory care and prescribing compliance with BBW recommendations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of New York State regulatory action on benzodiazepine prescribing and hip fracture rates
    Anita K Wagner
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:96-103. 2007
    ..Medicare Part D excludes benzodiazepines from coverage, and numerous state government policies limit use of benzodiazepines. No data indicate that such policies have decreased the incidence of hip fracture...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:227-32. 2005
    ..To determine rates of potentially inappropriate medication use in elderly persons in managed care plans in the United States in 2000-2001...
  7. pmc Need for and access to health care and medicines: are there gender inequities?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57228. 2013
    ..Differences between women and men in political and economic empowerment, education, and health risks are well-documented. Similar gender inequities in access to care and medicines have been hypothesized but evidence is lacking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine use and hip fractures in the elderly: who is at greatest risk?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1567-72. 2004
    ..It remains unclear whether benzodiazepine use increases hip fracture incidence. We studied this relationship in a large cohort, controlling for multiple potential confounders...
  9. doi request reprint Simulation-based power calculation for designing interrupted time series analyses of health policy interventions
    Fang Zhang
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:1252-61. 2011
    ..Using simulation methods, we estimated the power requirements for interrupted time series studies under various scenarios...
  10. doi request reprint Methods for estimating confidence intervals in interrupted time series analyses of health interventions
    Fang Zhang
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:143-8. 2009
    ..We describe and illustrate two methods for estimating confidence intervals (CIs) around absolute and relative changes in outcomes calculated from segmented regression parameter estimates...
  11. pmc Health care payments in the Asia Pacific: validation of five survey measures of economic burden
    Sheila R Reddy
    Ph D Program in Health Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int J Equity Health 12:49. 2013
    ..This study examines the validity of five survey measures of economic burden caused by health care payments...
  12. pmc Measuring adherence to antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settings: the clinical validity of key indicators
    Dennis Ross-Degnan
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:42. 2010
    ..Access to antiretroviral therapy has dramatically expanded in Africa in recent years, but there are no validated approaches to measure treatment adherence in these settings...
  13. doi request reprint Health insurance systems in five Sub-Saharan African countries: medicine benefits and data for decision making
    João L Carapinha
    Northeastern University, 206MU, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Policy 99:193-202. 2011
    ..Technical capacity building, strong government commitment, and international donor support will be needed to realize the benefits of medicines coverage in emerging and expanding health insurance programs in Sub-Saharan Africa...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of state surveillance on new post-hospitalization benzodiazepine use
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:423-31. 2003
    ..Benzodiazepines (BZD) effectively treat anxiety and insomnia accompanying major health events, including hospitalizations. Prescribing regulations to decrease BZD misuse may negatively impact therapeutic uses...
  15. doi request reprint Five-year patterns of adjuvant hormonal therapy use, persistence, and adherence among insured women with early-stage breast cancer
    Larissa Nekhlyudov
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:681-9. 2011
    ..Clinicians caring for breast cancer survivors should explicitly ask women about their medication use, explore barriers to adherence, and encourage them to continue long-term therapy as advised by treatment guidelines...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns, appropriateness, and predictors of antimicrobial prescribing for adults with upper respiratory infections in urban slum communities of Bangkok
    Siritree Suttajit
    College of Public Health, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:489-97. 2005
    ..We used these formative results as input to the design of health center and community interventions to encourage more appropriate prescribing for URI among adults...