Affiliation: Indiana University
- Effect of advanced access scheduling on processes and intermediate outcomes of diabetes care and utilizationUsha 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...
- Fidelity of implementation: development and testing of a measureRosalind E Keith
HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System 11H, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Implement Sci 5:99. 2010..abstract:..
- Geographic variation in health care utilization and outcomes in veterans with acute myocardial infarctionUsha Subramanian
Health Services Research and Development Service, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
J Gen Intern Med 17:604-11. 2002....
- Impact of provider self-management education, patient self-efficacy, and health status on patient adherence in heart failure in a Veterans Administration populationUsha Subramanian
Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Congest Heart Fail 14:6-11. 2008..Findings suggest that provider interventions may lead to improved adherence with HF self-management and thus improvements in patients' health...
- Knowledge of blood pressure targets among patients with diabetesUsha Subramanian
Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Prim Care Diabetes 1:195-8. 2007..However, little is known about how many patients have specific target BP levels or the factors associated with patients' knowledge of these targets...
- The association of patient age with cardiovascular disease risk factor treatment and control in diabetesUsha Subramanian
Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:1049-52. 2009..While inadequate treatment intensification may contribute to sub-optimal CVD risk factor control in older patients with diabetes, the relationship between patient age and treatment intensification is largely unexplored...
- Research in home-care telemedicine: challenges in patient recruitmentUsha Subramanian
Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Telemed J E Health 10:155-61. 2004..1%). Higher than expected proportions of patients did not meet chosen eligibility criteria or refused to participate. These results should be helpful in designing home-care telemedicine programs and clinical trials...
- Diagnostic challenges defining heart failure when using echocardiogramsUsha Subramanian
HSRD 11-H, Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Am J Cardiol 91:1015-7, A8. 2003
- Paradoxical lower postmyocardial infarction mortality among veteran women--does a sex bias exist in the Veterans Affairs medical system?Masoor Kamalesh
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
Can J Cardiol 24:691-5. 2008..Sex differences were evaluated in postmyocardial infarction (MI) mortality among veterans (who are predominantly male) to determine whether evaluation and treatment in Veterans Affairs hospitals amplifies sex differences in outcome...
- A single health status question had important prognostic value among outpatients with chronic heart failureUsha Subramanian
Roudebush VAMC, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 60:803-11. 2007..However, the prognostic value of CHF-specific health status on long-term mortality has not been adequately evaluated. Our objective was to assess CHF-specific health status and 5-year mortality among outpatients with CHF...
- Decreased survival in diabetic patients with heart failure due to systolic dysfunctionMasoor Kamalesh
Krannert Institute of Cardiology and VA Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Eur J Heart Fail 8:404-8. 2006..Prognosis of patients with heart failure (HF) has improved in recent years due to advances in therapy. Whether this is also true for diabetic subjects with HF in clinical practice has not been studied in a prospective manner...
- Do cardioselective beta-adrenoceptor antagonists reduce mortality in diabetic patients with congestive heart failure?Usha Subramanian
Krannert Institute of Cardiology and Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 9:231-40. 2009..The relative benefits of cardioselective beta-adrenoceptor antagonists (CSB) among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and diabetes mellitus are not firmly established...
- Secular trends in prevalence of diabetes among younger patients admitted with acute myocardial infarctionMasoor Kamalesh
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United States
Int J Cardiol 104:77-80. 2005..Diabetes prevalence is increasing in the population, both in the young and the elderly. We assessed the impact of increasing prevalence of diabetes on admissions for acute myocardial infarctions (MI) from 1990 through 1997...
- A controlled trial of including symptom data in computer-based care suggestions for managing patients with chronic heart failureUsha Subramanian
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Am J Med 116:375-84. 2004..3 vs. 1.7 hospitalizations, P = 0.05). CONCLUSION: Adding symptom information to computer-generated care suggestions for patients with heart failure did not affect physician treatment decisions or improve patient outcomes...
- Facility-level factors influencing chronic heart failure care process performance in a national integrated health delivery systemUsha Subramanian
Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine IUSM, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Med Care 45:28-45. 2007..However, the organizational factors and implementation approaches that influence adherence to national guidelines are poorly understood...
- Diabetes status and racial differences in post-myocardial infarction mortalityMasoor Kamalesh
Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Am Heart J 150:912-9. 2005..We evaluated the effect of diabetes status on racial differences in post-MI mortality and morbidity for a 7-year period, from 1990 through 1997...
- Current blood pressure self-management: a qualitative studyArlene A Schmid
Roudebush VAMC, HSR and D Center of Excellence on Implementation of Evidence Based Practices, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Rehabil Nurs 34:223-9. 2009..This research provides key elements for the development of a successful BP self-management program...
- Research in patients with heart failure: challenges in recruitmentSusan J Pressler
Indiana University School of Nursing in Indianapolis, IN, USA
Am J Crit Care 17:198-203. 2008..Published studies of patients with heart failure may not include details about the challenges in the recruitment process...
- Patient perception and provider assessment of severity of heart failure as predictors of hospitalizationUsha Subramanian
Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Heart Lung 34:89-98. 2005..A different approach with patients may be needed if providers hope to use patients' reports to identify those at risk for hospitalization...
- Similar decline in post-myocardial infarction mortality among subjects with and without diabetesMasoor Kamalesh
Indiana University School of Medicine and Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Am J Med Sci 329:228-33. 2005..We evaluated trends in post-myocardial infarction mortality and morbidity in patients with and without diabetes over a 7-year period from 1990 through 1997, when substantial changes occurred in the management of coronary disease...
- Evaluation of a nurse practitioner disease management model for chronic heart failure: a multi-site implementation studyJulie Lowery
Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
Congest Heart Fail 18:64-71. 2012....
- Treatment decisions for complex patients: differences between primary care physicians and midlevel providersUsha Subramanian
Roudebush VA Medical Center, 250 University Blvd, IF 122, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Am J Manag Care 15:373-80. 2009....
- Provider response to computer-based care suggestions for chronic heart failureBrian Keeffe
Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
Med Care 43:461-5. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Providers agreed with less than half of computer-generated care suggestions from evidence-based CHF guidelines, most often because the suggestions were felt to be inapplicable to their patients or unlikely to be tolerated...
- Why don't diabetes patients achieve recommended risk factor targets? Poor adherence versus lack of treatment intensificationJulie A Schmittdiel
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:588-94. 2008..Despite the availability of effective hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and hyperglycemia therapies, target levels of systolic blood pressure (SBP), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-c), and hemoglobin A1c control are often not achieved...
- Outcomes associated with a home care telehealth interventionFaith Hopp
HSR and D Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
Telemed J E Health 12:297-307. 2006..Further work, utilizing larger sample sizes, is needed to investigate the relationship between telehealth services, the use of healthcare resources, and other outcomes...
- The role of clinical uncertainty in treatment decisions for diabetic patients with uncontrolled blood pressureEve A Kerr
Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
Ann Intern Med 148:717-27. 2008..Factors underlying failure to intensify therapy in response to elevated blood pressure have not been systematically studied...
- Perspectives from the Veterans Health Administration about opportunities and barriers in telemedicineFaith Hopp
VA HSR and D Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Telemed Telecare 12:404-9. 2006....