D A Taira

Summary

Affiliation: Hawaii Medical Service Association
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prescription drugs: elderly enrollee reports of financial access, receipt of free samples, and discussion of generic equivalents related to type of coverage
    Deborah A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association BBS of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96808 0860, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:305-12. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlating physical and mental health status with satisfaction in a health plan
    D A Taira
    Clinical Epidemiology Department, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
    Manag Care Interface 14:51-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive adherence and drug class among Asian Pacific Americans
    Deborah A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ethn Health 12:265-81. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Copayment level and compliance with antihypertensive medication: analysis and policy implications for managed care
    Deborah A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, 818 Keeaumoku St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:678-83. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of inter-provider coordination of care
    Taira Juárez Deborah
    Hawai i Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Hawaii Med J 67:121-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in care following acute coronary syndromes among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during the initial hospitalization
    D A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Care Management, Honolulu 96808 0860, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 47:1209-15. 2001
  7. pmc Do patient assessments of primary care differ by patient ethnicity?
    D A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu 96808 0860, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:1059-71. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination, hospitalizations, and costs among members of a Medicare managed care plan
    J W Davis
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Med Care 39:1273-80. 2001
  9. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer screening in Hawaii
    Timothy Halliday
    John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Saunders Hall 533, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A91. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Follow-up services after an emergency department visit for substance abuse
    Andrew R Breton
    APS Healthcare, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:497-505. 2007

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Prescription drugs: elderly enrollee reports of financial access, receipt of free samples, and discussion of generic equivalents related to type of coverage
    Deborah A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association BBS of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96808 0860, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:305-12. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Correlating physical and mental health status with satisfaction in a health plan
    D A Taira
    Clinical Epidemiology Department, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
    Manag Care Interface 14:51-6. 2001
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  3. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive adherence and drug class among Asian Pacific Americans
    Deborah A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Ethn Health 12:265-81. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to identify predictors of adherence for specific groups, particularly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Copayment level and compliance with antihypertensive medication: analysis and policy implications for managed care
    Deborah A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, 818 Keeaumoku St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:678-83. 2006
    ..To measure the impact of medication copayment level and other predictors on compliance with antihypertensive medications, as measured by the medication possession ratio...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of inter-provider coordination of care
    Taira Juárez Deborah
    Hawai i Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Hawaii Med J 67:121-5. 2008
    ..Among alternative care providers, coordination was highest for Hawaiian healing and lowest for acupuncture and chiropractic services. Efforts to improve coordination of care are essential to ensure high quality care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in care following acute coronary syndromes among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during the initial hospitalization
    D A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Care Management, Honolulu 96808 0860, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 47:1209-15. 2001
    ..The trend toward higher mortality following acute coronary syndromes among Asian Americans and Pacific Islander males emphasizes the importance of such a study...
  7. pmc Do patient assessments of primary care differ by patient ethnicity?
    D A Taira
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu 96808 0860, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:1059-71. 2001
    ..To determine if patient assessments (reports and ratings) of primary care differ by patient ethnicity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination, hospitalizations, and costs among members of a Medicare managed care plan
    J W Davis
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
    Med Care 39:1273-80. 2001
    ..Associations were weaker for subjects age 80 and older. The results, consistent with recommendations for the use of influenza vaccine, suggest that people ages 65 to 79 should be heavily targeted for vaccination...
  9. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer screening in Hawaii
    Timothy Halliday
    John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Saunders Hall 533, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A91. 2007
    ..Our objective was to analyze the relationship between income and mammography screening for members enrolled in a large health plan in Hawaii...
  10. ncbi request reprint Follow-up services after an emergency department visit for substance abuse
    Andrew R Breton
    APS Healthcare, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:497-505. 2007
    ..Particularly challenging are members first diagnosed in an emergency department (ED)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alternate financial incentives in multi-tiered formulary systems to improve accountability for outcomes
    Richard S Chung
    HMSA Care Management, Honolulu, HI 96808 0860, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 9:360-5. 2003
    ..Over the past several years, numerous articles have appeared in the literature encouraging a shift to a more quality-based decision-making process for health plan drug formularies...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of seeing physicians new to a patient on the response to screening reminders
    Jun Zhu
    Hawaii Medical Service Association an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Honolulu, HI 96808 0860, USA
    Med Care 44:908-13. 2006
    ..This study examined the associations between the characteristics of physicians visited after the reminders were sent and the health screenings received for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers, and for diabetes and cholesterol...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pediatric prescription pick-up rates after ED visits
    Eric H Kajioka
    Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 23:454-8. 2005
    ..To determine the compliance rate in filling outpatient medication prescriptions written upon discharge from the emergency department (ED)...
  14. pmc Adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents in Hawaii
    Rachel Lee
    John A Burns School of Medicine, 2015 Mott Smith Dr, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A09. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to identify characteristics of patients in Hawaii least likely to adhere to oral hypoglycemic agents...
  15. pmc Screening rates and characteristics of health plan members who respond to screening reminders
    Jun Zhu
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, Care Management, PO Box 860, Honolulu, HI 96808 0860
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A56. 2006
    ..Although evidence has shown that reminder programs improve preventive screening rates, this study is one of the first to examine the characteristics of health plan members who respond to screening reminders...
  16. ncbi request reprint A managed care organization's use of integrated health management to improve secondary prevention of coronary artery disease
    John T Berthiaume
    Hawaii Medical Service Association, PO Box 860, Honolulu, HI 96808 0860, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:142-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of a managed care organization's multifactorial intervention program in optimizing secondary prevention of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint A health plan intervention to improve pneumococcal vaccination in the elderly
    Dolores M Yanagihara
    Integrated Healthcare Association in Walnut Creek, California, USA
    Manag Care Interface 18:25-30. 2005
    ..Moreover, the rate of hospitalization for pneumococcal pneumonia dropped after 1998. The data suggest that multimodal promotion of pneumococcal vaccine will result in more extensive immunization and less frequent hospitalization...
  18. pmc Patient outcomes and evidence-based medicine in a preferred provider organization setting: a six-year evaluation of a physician pay-for-performance program
    Amanda S Gilmore
    Health Benchmarks Inc, Woodland Hills, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2140-59; discussion 2294-323. 2007
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