Ronald T Ackermann

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Long-term effects of a community-based lifestyle intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes: the DEPLOY extension pilot study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chronic Illn 7:279-90. 2011
  2. ncbi Adapting the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention for delivery in the community: the YMCA model
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:69, 74-5, 77-8. 2007
  3. pmc Healthcare cost differences with participation in a community-based group physical activity benefit for medicare managed care health plan members
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1459-65. 2008
  4. ncbi Is the number of documented diabetes process-of-care indicators associated with cardiometabolic risk factor levels, patient satisfaction, or self-rated quality of diabetes care? The Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2108-13. 2006
  5. ncbi An evaluation of cost sharing to finance a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1237-41. 2006
  6. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
  7. ncbi Telephonic case-finding of major depression in a Medicaid chronic disease management program for diabetes and heart failure
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:338-43. 2005
  8. ncbi Description of an integrated framework for building linkages among primary care clinics and community organizations for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: emerging themes from the CC-Link study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Chronic Illn 6:89-100. 2010
  9. ncbi Community exercise program use and changes in healthcare costs for older adults
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:232-7. 2003
  10. ncbi Prompting primary providers to increase community exercise referrals for older adults: a randomized trial
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:283-9. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi Long-term effects of a community-based lifestyle intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes: the DEPLOY extension pilot study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Chronic Illn 7:279-90. 2011
    ..We evaluated long-term effects of a lower cost, group-based adaption of the DPP lifestyle intervention offered by the YMCA...
  2. ncbi Adapting the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention for delivery in the community: the YMCA model
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:69, 74-5, 77-8. 2007
    ..They also provide information about early field research and an ongoing clinical trial that will provide information about the feasibility and effectiveness of applying this new model on a national scale...
  3. pmc Healthcare cost differences with participation in a community-based group physical activity benefit for medicare managed care health plan members
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1459-65. 2008
    ..To determine whether participation in a physical activity benefit by Medicare managed care enrollees is associated with lower healthcare utilization and costs...
  4. ncbi Is the number of documented diabetes process-of-care indicators associated with cardiometabolic risk factor levels, patient satisfaction, or self-rated quality of diabetes care? The Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2108-13. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi An evaluation of cost sharing to finance a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent diabetes
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 250 University Blvd, Suite 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1237-41. 2006
    ..We explored whether this intervention could be offered in a way that allows return on investment for private health insurers while remaining attractive for consumers, employers, and Medicare...
  6. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the delivery of a group-based DPP lifestyle intervention in partnership with the YMCA...
  7. ncbi Telephonic case-finding of major depression in a Medicaid chronic disease management program for diabetes and heart failure
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:338-43. 2005
    ..We evaluated a Medicaid-sponsored strategy for detecting depressive symptoms in adults with diabetes or congestive heart failure...
  8. ncbi Description of an integrated framework for building linkages among primary care clinics and community organizations for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: emerging themes from the CC-Link study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Chronic Illn 6:89-100. 2010
    ..This success is promising, and an evaluation of the effectiveness of these efforts to improve lifestyle behaviours of adults with prediabetes is now underway...
  9. ncbi Community exercise program use and changes in healthcare costs for older adults
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:232-7. 2003
    ..Regular exercise is associated with many health benefits. Community-based exercise programs may increase exercise participation, but little is known about cost implications...
  10. ncbi Prompting primary providers to increase community exercise referrals for older adults: a randomized trial
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:283-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether a clinic-based physical activity promotion intervention can lead to more community-based exercise referrals by providers and higher exercise motivation in patients...
  11. doi Identifying adults at high risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease using hemoglobin A1c National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:11-7. 2011
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  12. pmc Managed-Medicare health club benefit and reduced health care costs among older adults
    Huong Q Nguyen
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, HSB T602A, Box 357266, Seattle, WA 98199, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A14. 2008
    ..Our study was undertaken to determine the association between use of a health plan-sponsored health club benefit by older adults and total health care costs over 2 years...
  13. doi An evaluation of educational outreach to improve evidence-based prescribing in Medicaid: a cautionary tale
    Alan J Zillich
    School of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:854-60. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that educational outreach ('academic detailing') improves evidence-based prescribing. We evaluated the impact of an academic detailing programme intended to increase new statin prescriptions...
  14. ncbi Indiana chronic disease management program risk stratification analysis
    Jingjin Li
    Department of Medicine and Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, and Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Med Care 43:979-84. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the ability of risk stratification models derived from administrative data to classify groups of patients for enrollment in a tailored chronic disease management program...
  15. pmc The Indiana Chronic Disease Management Program
    Marc B Rosenman
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Milbank Q 84:135-63. 2006
    ..The evaluation involves a randomized controlled trial in two inner-city group practices, as well as a statewide observational design. This article describes the ICDMP, highlights challenges, and discusses approaches to its evaluation...
  16. ncbi Impact of a managed-Medicare physical activity benefit on health care utilization and costs in older adults with diabetes
    Huong Q Nguyen
    Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98199, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:43-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to determine the effects of a managed-Medicare physical activity benefit on health care utilization and costs among older adults with diabetes...
  17. ncbi The structure and content of telephonic scripts found useful in a Medicaid Chronic Disease Management Program
    Alexis M Roth
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Chronic Illn 6:83-8. 2010
    ..Our aim is to share these public-domain materials with other programmes...
  18. pmc Changes in health state utilities with changes in body mass in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2176-81. 2009
    ..04), these changes, if causal, could still have a significant impact on clinical cost-effectiveness estimates if sustained over multiple years...
  19. doi The Indiana Chronic Disease Management Program's impact on medicaid claims: a longitudinal, statewide evaluation
    Barry P Katz
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Med Care 47:154-60. 2009
    ..Disease management programs have grown in popularity over the past decade as a strategy to curb escalating healthcare costs for persons with chronic diseases...
  20. doi Can lay health workers promote better medical self-management by persons living with HIV? An evaluation of the Positive Choices program
    Alexis M Roth
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:184-90. 2012
    ..To evaluate Positive Choices (PC), a program that employed lay health workers to motivate antiretroviral adherence among persons living with HIV with coverage from Indiana's high-risk insurance pool...
  21. pmc Effect of advanced access scheduling on processes and intermediate outcomes of diabetes care and utilization
    Usha Subramanian
    Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:327-33. 2009
    ..The impact of open access (OA) scheduling on chronic disease care and outcomes has not been studied...
  22. pmc Reduced 10-year risk of coronary heart disease in patients who participated in a community-based diabetes prevention program: the DEPLOY pilot study
    Elaine R Lipscomb
    Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:394-6. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether participation in a community-based group diabetes prevention program might lead to relative changes in composite 10-year coronary heart disease (CHD) risk for overweight adults with abnormal glucose metabolism...
  23. ncbi Distance as a barrier to using a fitness-program benefit for managed Medicare enrollees
    Ethan M Berke
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 14:313-24. 2006
    ..Health systems providing fitness-program benefits as a way to increase physical activity levels of their plan members should consider location of program facilities in relation to members' home addresses to maximize use of the benefit...
  24. doi Case finding with incomplete administrative data: observations on playing with less than a full deck
    Ann M Holmes
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Popul Health Manag 13:325-30. 2010
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  25. pmc Investing time in health: do socioeconomically disadvantaged patients spend more or less extra time on diabetes self-care?
    Susan L Ettner
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Health Econ 18:645-63. 2009
    ..Research on self-care for chronic disease has not examined time requirements. Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD), a multi-site study of managed care patients with diabetes, is among the first to assess self-care time...
  26. ncbi Does age at diabetes diagnosis influence long-term physical and behavioral outcomes?
    Aaron E Carroll
    Department of Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2859-60. 2007
  27. doi Training YMCA wellness instructors to deliver an adapted version of the Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle intervention
    Emily A Finch
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:224-8, 232. 2009
    ..A description of 2 ongoing randomized pilot studies provides information about the feasibility and effectiveness of future efforts to apply this new training curriculum on a national scale...
  28. ncbi Support for national health insurance among U.S. physicians: a national survey
    Ronald T Ackermann
    University of Washington and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:795-801. 2003
    ..National health insurance would remedy this situation, and many believe the success of reform efforts in this direction may depend on physician support...
  29. pmc Antidepressant medicine use and risk of developing diabetes during the diabetes prevention program and diabetes prevention program outcomes study
    Richard R Rubin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2549-51. 2010
    ..To assess the association between antidepressant medicine use and risk of developing diabetes during the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS)...
  30. pmc Rational treatment choices for non-major depressions in primary care: an evidence-based review
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Wash, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:293-301. 2002
    ..Discussion is focused on premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and minor depression because of their significant prevalence in the primary care setting and the lack of clear practice guidelines for addressing each illness...
  31. pmc The cost-effectiveness of lifestyle modification or metformin in preventing type 2 diabetes in adults with impaired glucose tolerance
    William H Herman
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:323-32. 2005
    ..The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) demonstrated that interventions can delay or prevent the development of type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi Understanding the gap between good processes of diabetes care and poor intermediate outcomes: Translating Research into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD)
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:1144-53. 2007
    ..Performance of diabetes clinical care processes has improved recently, but control of hemoglobin A1c (A1c) and other vascular disease risk factors has improved more slowly...
  33. ncbi Race/ethnicity and economic differences in cost-related medication underuse among insured adults with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes Study
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Pacific Health Research Institute, 846 S Hotel St, 303, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:261-6. 2008
    ..To examine racial/ethnic and economic variation in cost-related medication underuse among insured adults with diabetes...
  34. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of screening for pre-diabetes among overweight and obese U.S. adults
    Thomas J Hoerger
    Center of Excellence in Health Promotion Economics, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, P O Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2874-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of screening overweight and obese individuals for pre-diabetes and then modifying their lifestyle based on the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)...
  35. ncbi Managing people at high risk for diabetes
    William H Herman
    Ann Intern Med 144:66-7; author reply 67-8. 2006
  36. ncbi Good diabetes care: more than cheap meds
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Med Care 42:99-101. 2004

Research Grants5

  1. Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA model
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In combination, these data will enable us to design and conduct a larger, future 3-year trial focusing on the effectiveness and sustainability of community DPP translation in multiple YMCA settings. ..
  2. Feasibility of a Partnered Approach to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  3. Primary Care-Community Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Should our study find this partnered intervention strategy to be effective and sustainable, the results will be pivotal to the timely and efficient dissemination of this approach as a nationwide diabetes prevention model. ..
  4. Translating the DPP into the Community: The YMCA model
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In combination, these data will enable us to design and conduct a larger, future 3-year trial focusing on the effectiveness and sustainability of community DPP translation in multiple YMCA settings. ..
  5. Primary Care-Community Partnerships to Prevent Diabetes
    Ronald Ackermann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Should our study find this partnered intervention strategy to be effective and sustainable, the results will be pivotal to the timely and efficient dissemination of this approach as a nationwide diabetes prevention model. ..