Denise M Hynes

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of outcomes for veterans receiving dialysis care from VA and non-VA providers
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:26. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Health information technology and implementation science: partners in progress in the VHA
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Care 51:S6-12. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Comparing VA and private sector healthcare costs for end-stage renal disease
    Denise M Hynes
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care 50:161-70. 2012
  4. pmc Surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy use among veterans with colon cancer: insights from a California study
    Denise M Hynes
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines VA Hospital, 5000 Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2571-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Veterans' access to and use of Medicare and Veterans Affairs health care
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center VIReC, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Med Care 45:214-23. 2007
  6. pmc Use of health information technology to advance evidence-based care: lessons from the VA QUERI program
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:44-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Adherence to guidelines for ESRD anemia management
    Denise M Hynes
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:455-61. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:988-97. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care among older veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs or Medicare-covered services
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr VA Medical Center, 5000 S 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e57-66. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Reduced overall and event-free survival among colon cancer patients using dual system care
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave, 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2231-41. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Comparison of outcomes for veterans receiving dialysis care from VA and non-VA providers
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:26. 2013
    ..We assessed the extent of chronic dialysis treatment utilization and differences in all-cause hospitalizations and mortality between veterans receiving dialysis from VA versus VA-outsourced providers...
  2. doi request reprint Health information technology and implementation science: partners in progress in the VHA
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Care 51:S6-12. 2013
    ..During this time an increasing number of implementation research projects have developed or utilized health information technology (HIT) innovations to leverage the VA's electronic health record and information systems...
  3. doi request reprint Comparing VA and private sector healthcare costs for end-stage renal disease
    Denise M Hynes
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Affairs VA Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care 50:161-70. 2012
    ..Using a societal perspective, we examined healthcare costs and health outcomes for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ESRD patients comparing those who received hemodialysis care at VA versus private sector facilities...
  4. pmc Surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy use among veterans with colon cancer: insights from a California study
    Denise M Hynes
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines VA Hospital, 5000 Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2571-6. 2010
    ..We examined rates of surgery and chemotherapy use among veterans with colon cancer at VA and non-VA facilities in California to gain insight into factors associated with quality of cancer care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Veterans' access to and use of Medicare and Veterans Affairs health care
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center VIReC, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Med Care 45:214-23. 2007
    ..We examined the impact of access to care characteristics on health care use patterns among those veterans dually eligible for Medicare and Veterans Affairs (VA) services...
  6. pmc Use of health information technology to advance evidence-based care: lessons from the VA QUERI program
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:44-9. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Adherence to guidelines for ESRD anemia management
    Denise M Hynes
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:455-61. 2006
    ..Because reimbursement for erythropoietin differs for federal versus private-sector dialysis centers, we hypothesized different use patterns by facility type...
  8. doi request reprint Hemoglobin levels triggering erythropoiesis-stimulating agent therapy in patients with cancer: the shift after United States Food and Drug Administration policy changes
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:988-97. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care among older veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs or Medicare-covered services
    Michael J Fischer
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, Jr VA Medical Center, 5000 S 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e57-66. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of exclusive and dual use of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Medicare healthcare systems on outpatient predialysis nephrology care...
  10. doi request reprint Reduced overall and event-free survival among colon cancer patients using dual system care
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave, 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2231-41. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Validation of erythropoietin use data on Medicare's End-Stage Renal Disease Medical Evidence Report
    Michael J Fischer
    Medicine Nephrology, Jesse Brown Department of Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:751-62. 2010
    ..Investigators should recognize these shortcomings and the introduction of possible bias in future research and reports...
  12. pmc Measurement invariance of the kidney disease and quality of life instrument (KDQOL-SF) across veterans and non-veterans
    Karen L Saban
    Center for Management of Chronic Complex Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:120. 2010
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the measurement invariance of the KDQOL-SF across Veterans and non-Veterans with CKD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of Medicare and DOD data for improving VA race data quality
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital 151H, 5000 South 5th Ave, Bldg 1B260, Hines, IL 60141 5151, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:781-95. 2010
    ..More study is needed to understand poor rates of agreement between VA and external sources in identifying non-African-American minority individuals...
  14. doi request reprint Trends in anemia management in lung and colon cancer patients in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2002-2008
    Elizabeth Tarlov
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Ave 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1649-57. 2012
    ..We examined ESA therapy in lung and colon cancer patients receiving chemotherapy in the VA from 2002 to 2008 to ascertain trends in and predictors of ESA use...
  15. doi request reprint Predialysis nephrology care and costs in elderly patients initiating dialysis
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 5151, USA
    Med Care 49:248-56. 2011
    ..Access to nephrology care before initiation of chronic dialysis is associated with improved outcomes after initiation. Less is known about the effect of predialysis nephrology care on healthcare costs and utilization...
  16. ncbi request reprint Tension-free repair versus watchful waiting for men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:458-68. 2006
    ..Although WW is likely to be less costly initially when compared with tension-free repair (TFR) because of the cost of the operation, it is not clear whether WW remains the least costly option when longer-term costs are considered...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction and use of Veterans Affairs versus non-Veterans Affairs healthcare services by veterans
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Med Care 43:453-60. 2005
    ..We examined whether patient satisfaction affected subsequent use of non-Veterans Affairs (VA) services among chronically ill veterans discharged from VA hospitals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Potential cost savings of erythropoietin administration in end-stage renal disease
    Denise M Hynes
    Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Hines, Edward G Hines, JR VA Hospital, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Med 112:169-75. 2002
    ..Since epoetin is expensive, optimizing the therapeutic effect of epoetin using a strategy that includes subcutaneous administration could lead to substantial cost savings...
  19. doi request reprint Identification of specific quality improvement opportunities for the elderly undergoing gastrointestinal surgery
    David J Bentrem
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1013-20. 2009
    ..Specific complications occur more frequently in elderly patients undergoing major gastrointestinal (GI) tract operations that may represent opportunities for quality improvement...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of increased copayments on pharmacy use in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, 5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Med Care 45:1090-7. 2007
    ..We examined the impact of the copayment increase on medication acquisition from VA...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of health-related quality of life measures for chronic renal failure: quality of well-being scale, short-form-6D, and the kidney disease quality of life instrument
    Karen L Saban
    Center for Management of Chronic Complex Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, P O Box 5000 151H, Hines, IL, 60141, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:1103-15. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Veterans Health Administration inpatient and outpatient care data: an overview
    Patricia A Murphy
    VA Information Resource Center, Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines, Jr Hospital, Hines, Ill 60141, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:E4. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open mesh hernia operation: results of a Department of Veterans Affairs randomized clinical trial
    Denise M Hynes
    Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, PO Box 5000 151 V, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:447-57. 2006
    ..Cost effectiveness is an important consideration when evidence for predominance of one surgical technique is lacking. Current cost estimates of hernia repair are not available...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery bypass grafts versus percutaneous coronary intervention for revascularization of high-risk patients
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Hines VA Hospital, PO Box 5000 151H, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Circulation 114:1251-7. 2006
    ..The present study examined the cost-effectiveness of PCI versus CABG for these high-risk patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measures of psychological stress and physical health in family caregivers of stroke survivors: a literature review
    Karen L Saban
    Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 42:128-38. 2010
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  26. ncbi request reprint A primer and comparative review of major US mortality databases
    Diane C Cowper
    Veterans Affairs Information Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Service Research and Development Service Resource Center at the Edward Hines, Jr, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141 5000, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:462-8. 2002
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  27. pmc Informatics resources to support health care quality improvement in the veterans health administration
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, PO Box 5000 151V, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:344-50. 2004
    ..In this paper, we describe the role of information systems in the VHA QUERI process, highlight the major information systems critical to this quality improvement process, and discuss issues associated with the use of these systems...
  28. ncbi request reprint Decision support within the Veterans' Health Administration
    Margaret Ross Kraft
    Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:100-4. 2006
    ..The DSS information has also proven to be very useful for health services researchers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer surgery trends and outcomes: results from a National Department of Veterans Affairs study
    Denise M Hynes
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines Jr VA Administration Hospital, PO Box 5000 151V, Fifth and Roosevelt Roads, Building 1 Room C305, Hines, IL 60141 5000, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:707-16. 2004
    ..This study examined trends and outcomes for breast cancer surgery performed at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of permanent vascular access
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Kidney Int 64:681-9. 2003
    ..The impact of the surgeon and surgical center characteristics on choice of autogenous arteriovenous (AV) fistula versus artificial AV graft as permanent vascular access for hemodialysis has not been studied...