Jennifer E Lafata

Summary

Affiliation: Henry Ford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The cost-effectiveness of different management strategies for patients on chronic warfarin therapy
    J E Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:31-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Potential drug-drug interactions in the outpatient setting
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 44:534-41. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician colorectal cancer screening discussions and screening use
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:202-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Academic detailing to improve laboratory testing among outpatient medication users
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 45:966-72. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Colorectal carcinoma screening procedure use among primary care patients
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Cancer 104:1356-61. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Routine surveillance care after cancer treatment with curative intent
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Med Care 43:592-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of false-positive cancer screens
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, 1 Ford Place, 3A, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2126-32. 2004
  8. pmc Improving osteoporosis screening: results from a randomized cluster trial
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:346-51. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint What do medical records tell us about potentially harmful co-prescribing?
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henrry Ford Health System, Detroit, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:395-400. 2007
  10. pmc The medical care utilization and costs associated with migraine headache
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1005-12. 2004

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc The cost-effectiveness of different management strategies for patients on chronic warfarin therapy
    J E Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:31-7. 2000
    ..To examine the cost-effectiveness of moving from usual care to more organized management strategies for patients on chronic warfarin therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Potential drug-drug interactions in the outpatient setting
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 44:534-41. 2006
    ..Although medication safety research has tended to focus on inpatients, the safety of drug use among outpatients is also a concern...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician colorectal cancer screening discussions and screening use
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:202-9. 2006
    ..Analyses conducted in 2004-2005 of patient-physician CRC screening discussion content and its association with screening use are described...
  4. ncbi request reprint Academic detailing to improve laboratory testing among outpatient medication users
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 45:966-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether group academic detailing with performance feedback increases recommended laboratory monitoring among outpatients dispensed medications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Colorectal carcinoma screening procedure use among primary care patients
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Cancer 104:1356-61. 2005
    ..The authors estimated the annual and 5-year colorectal carcinoma screening procedure use among a cohort of primary care patients and evaluated the correlation between patient characteristics and the use of screening procedures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Routine surveillance care after cancer treatment with curative intent
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Med Care 43:592-9. 2005
    ..Many consensus guidelines recommend routine surveillance to detect recurrent disease among cancer survivors. We compare surveillance care receipt to guideline recommendations...
  7. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of false-positive cancer screens
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, 1 Ford Place, 3A, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2126-32. 2004
    ..We evaluated the medical and nonmedical costs associated with false-positive prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screens...
  8. pmc Improving osteoporosis screening: results from a randomized cluster trial
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:346-51. 2007
    ..We present results from a clustered, randomized trial evaluating patient mailed reminders, alone and in combination with physician prompts, to improve osteoporosis screening and treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint What do medical records tell us about potentially harmful co-prescribing?
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henrry Ford Health System, Detroit, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:395-400. 2007
    ..Previous efforts document drug-drug interactions in ambulatory care. Yet little is known about medical record documentation or clinical management when interacting medications are received...
  10. pmc The medical care utilization and costs associated with migraine headache
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1005-12. 2004
    ..To describe the medical care use and costs associated with migraine...
  11. ncbi request reprint Provider type and the receipt of general and diabetes-related preventive health services among patients with diabetes
    J E Lafata
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 39:491-9. 2001
    ..Using a measure of provider type that includes "shared care" to determine the contribution of provider type on receipt of general and diabetes-related preventive health services...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic differences in the receipt of colorectal cancer surveillance care following treatment with curative intent
    J Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Med Care 39:361-72. 2001
    ..This article describes the posttreatment use of colon examinations, carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) testing, and metastatic disease testing among a managed care population...
  13. pmc Sustained hyperglycemia among patients with diabetes: what matters when action is needed?
    Jennifer E Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1447-52. 2009
    ..Barriers to appropriate care include prescription drug copayments, few physician contacts, and other factors that are likely amenable to intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for emergency department use among children with asthma using primary care in a managed care environment
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:268-75. 2002
    ..To identify risk factors for emergency department (ED) use among children with asthma using primary care in a managed care environment...
  15. doi request reprint The use of migraine preventive medications among patients with and without migraine headaches
    J E Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Cephalalgia 30:97-104. 2010
    ..Patients with migraine-especially those without a medical diagnosis for migraine or headaches-are not receiving the benefits available from existing pharmacotherapy options...
  16. doi request reprint Measuring adherence and persistence to disease-modifying agents among patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 48:752-7. 2008
    ..To measure disease-modifying agent adherence and persistence among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are there race/ethnicity differences in outpatient congestive heart failure management, hospital use, and mortality among an insured population?
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Med Care 42:680-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the quality of outpatient care received by patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and whether differences in care and outcomes exist by race/ethnicity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Race-ethnicity, crime, and other factors associated with adherence to inhaled corticosteroids
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:168-75. 2007
    ..Environmental stressors, such as crime exposure, which has been associated with asthma morbidity, might also predict ICS adherence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and absenteeism among individuals with diabetes
    Kaan Tunceli
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1283-5. 2007
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Inconsistencies in patient perceptions and observer ratings of shared decision making: the case of colorectal cancer screening
    Tracy Wunderlich
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:358-63. 2010
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  22. pmc The use of computerized birthday greeting reminders in the management of diabetes
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:521-30. 2002
    ..Although mailed reminders have been used for prevention among general populations, few studies have evaluated their effectiveness among chronically ill populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differences in the reporting of care-related patient injuries to existing reporting systems
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:460-7. 2003
    ..This study compared the number of care-related injuries reported to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) with the number reported to 15 mandatory-reporting states...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationship between adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and poor outcomes among adults with asthma
    L Keoki Williams
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detoit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1288-93. 2004
    ..However, overall adherence is poor among patients with asthma. Objective To estimate the proportion of poor asthma-related outcomes attributable to ICS nonadherence...
  25. pmc Clinical outcomes and adherence to medications measured by claims data in patients with diabetes
    Manel Pladevall
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place, Suite 3A, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2800-5. 2004
    ..The present study was conducted to determine whether pharmacy claims-based measures of medication adherence are associated with clinical outcomes in patients with diabetes...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends in lipid management among patients with diabetes
    Kaan Tunceli
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Endocr Pract 12:380-7. 2006
    ..To examine trends in lipid management (cholesterol testing, treatment, and goal attainment) among patients with diabetes and to analyze the factors associated with initiation of lipid-lowering therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint The utility of administrative data for measuring adherence to cancer surveillance care guidelines
    Gregory S Cooper
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5066 and Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 45:66-72. 2007
    ..Administrative data represent an alternative approach that may encompass larger numbers of patients with relatively low incremental costs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Baseline laboratory monitoring of cardiovascular medications in elderly health maintenance organization enrollees
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics and Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2165-9. 2005
    ..To identify correlates of laboratory monitoring errors in elderly health maintenance organization (HMO) members at the initiation of therapy with cardiovascular medications...
  30. ncbi request reprint Frequency of serum creatinine monitoring during allopurinol therapy in ambulatory patients
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver, 80237, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:386-91. 2006
    ..Allopurinol dosage reduction is recommended in patients with renal dysfunction because drug toxicity risk is increased. Little information is available about serum creatinine (SCr) monitoring in ambulatory patients taking allopurinol...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adherence analysis using visual analog scale versus claims-based estimation
    David P Nau
    College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1792-7. 2007
    ..Although visual analog scales (VAS) have been used frequently in outcomes research, there is little evidence regarding the validity of this scale for measuring medication adherence...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy and medical claims data identified migraine sufferers with high specificity but modest sensitivity
    Ken Kolodner
    AdvancePCS, 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza II, Suite 1000, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:962-72. 2004
    ..Patient characteristics routinely available in claims data were used to develop model-based claims signatures to identify migraineurs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Laboratory monitoring of potassium and creatinine in ambulatory patients receiving angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:55-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to assess creatinine and potassium monitoring and characteristics associated with monitoring among patients dispensed ACEi or ARB...
  34. ncbi request reprint Liver and thyroid monitoring in ambulatory patients prescribed amiodarone in 10 HMOs
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado Clinical Research Unit, P O Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:656-64. 2006
    ..Amiodarone can cause liver and thyroid toxicity, but little is known about compliance with laboratory tests to evaluate liver and thyroid function among ambulatory patients who are dispensed amiodarone...
  35. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of drugs with a narrow therapeutic range in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:268-74. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of guideline recommended follow-up care in cancer survivors: routine or diagnostic indications?
    Gregory S Cooper
    Division of Gastroenterology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5066, USA
    Med Care 44:590-4. 2006
    ..After potentially curative cancer treatment, patients may receive procedures for routine monitoring for recurrence or for evaluation of symptoms or signs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Frequency of high-risk use of QT-prolonging medications
    Nancy M Allen LaPointe
    Duke Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:361-8. 2006
    ..Concurrent use of more than one QT-prolonging drug or a QT-prolonging drug with a drug that alters its pharmacokinetic profile is an important risk factor for adverse outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the period prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease among nine health plans using computerized diagnoses and outpatient pharmacy dispensings
    Lisa J Herrinton
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:451-61. 2007
    ..There are few contemporary estimates of prevalence rates for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in diverse North American communities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Time to pharmacotherapy change in response to elevated HbA1c test results
    Marianne Ulcickas Yood
    EpiSource, 275 Blue Trail, Hamden, CT 06518, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1567-74. 2006
    ..This study describes the clinical management of type 2 diabetes among a cohort of patients receiving oral antidiabetic monotherapy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predicted quality-adjusted life years as a composite measure of the clinical value of diabetes risk factor control
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:315-21. 2007
    ..These quality indicators often are examined separately and weighted equally in performance measurement, potentially discarding important information...
  41. ncbi request reprint Determining the value of disease management programs
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:491-9. 2003
    ..A conference sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and held in October 2002 explored new approaches to measuring and reporting the value of DM for diabetes mellitus...
  42. pmc Laboratory monitoring of drugs at initiation of therapy in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1120-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe laboratory monitoring among ambulatory patients dispensed medications for which laboratory testing is recommended at therapy initiation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Laboratory evaluation of potassium and creatinine among ambulatory patients prescribed spironolactone: are we monitoring for hyperkalemia?
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80237, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:193-200. 2007
    ..Serum potassium and creatinine evaluation is recommended in patients prescribed spironolactone, yet the proportion of ambulatory patients chronically dispensed spironolactone receiving evaluation is not well understood...