William Tierney

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic challenges defining heart failure when using echocardiograms
    Usha 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
  2. pmc A model for extending antiretroviral care beyond the rural health centre
    Kara K Wools-Kaloustian
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:22. 2009
  3. pmc Physician-estimated disease severity in patients with chronic heart or lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis
    Kurt Kroenke
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, 1059 Wishard Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:60. 2006
  4. pmc A computer-based medical record system and personal digital assistants to assess and follow patients with respiratory tract infections visiting a rural Kenyan health centre
    Lameck Diero
    Moi University Faculty of Health Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:21. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Restricting medicaid payments for transportation: effects on inner-city patients' health care
    W M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Wishard Memorial Hospital and The Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Med Sci 319:326-33. 2000
  6. pmc A national survey of primary care practice-based research networks
    William M Tierney
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:242-50. 2007
  7. pmc Assessing symptoms and peak expiratory flow rate as predictors of asthma exacerbations
    William M Tierney
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th Street, Room M200 OPW, Indianapolis, IN 46256, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:237-42. 2004
  8. pmc Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
    William M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:967-76. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The AMPATH medical record system: creating, implementing, and sustaining an electronic medical record system to support HIV/AIDS care in western Kenya
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:372-6. 2007
  10. pmc Quantifying risk of adverse clinical events with one set of vital signs among primary care patients with hypertension
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:209-17. 2004

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic challenges defining heart failure when using echocardiograms
    Usha 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
  2. pmc A model for extending antiretroviral care beyond the rural health centre
    Kara K Wools-Kaloustian
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:22. 2009
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  3. pmc Physician-estimated disease severity in patients with chronic heart or lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis
    Kurt Kroenke
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, 1059 Wishard Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:60. 2006
    ..We evaluated how well physicians' global estimates of disease severity correspond to more specific physician-rated disease variables as well as patients' self-rated health and other patient variables...
  4. pmc A computer-based medical record system and personal digital assistants to assess and follow patients with respiratory tract infections visiting a rural Kenyan health centre
    Lameck Diero
    Moi University Faculty of Health Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:21. 2006
    ..We used an existing electronic medical record (EMR) system and personal data assistants (PDAs) to assess the characteristics and outcomes of patients with acute respiratory illnesses (ARIs) visiting a Kenyan rural health center...
  5. ncbi request reprint Restricting medicaid payments for transportation: effects on inner-city patients' health care
    W M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Wishard Memorial Hospital and The Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Med Sci 319:326-33. 2000
    ..We evaluated the effect of a change in Indiana Medicaid's policy (effective October 1, 1993) requiring prior approval to pay transportation costs...
  6. pmc A national survey of primary care practice-based research networks
    William M Tierney
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:242-50. 2007
    ..To assess the current status and potential value of this resource, we surveyed US primary care PBRNs in operation from late 2003 to early 2004...
  7. pmc Assessing symptoms and peak expiratory flow rate as predictors of asthma exacerbations
    William M Tierney
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th Street, Room M200 OPW, Indianapolis, IN 46256, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:237-42. 2004
    ..To investigate peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) and quality of life scores for their ability to predict exacerbations of asthma...
  8. pmc Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
    William M Tierney
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:967-76. 2003
    ..Electronic information systems have been proposed as one means to reduce medical errors of commission (doing the wrong thing) and omission (not providing indicated care)...
  9. ncbi request reprint The AMPATH medical record system: creating, implementing, and sustaining an electronic medical record system to support HIV/AIDS care in western Kenya
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:372-6. 2007
    ..g., tracing patients who fail to return for appointments), strategic planning (e.g., hiring health care providers and staff), reports to national AIDS programs and funding agencies, and research...
  10. pmc Quantifying risk of adverse clinical events with one set of vital signs among primary care patients with hypertension
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:209-17. 2004
    ..Hypertension is often uncontrolled. One reason might be physicians' reticence to modify therapy in response to single office measurements of vital signs...
  11. doi request reprint A toolkit for e-health partnerships in low-income nations
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University, IN, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:268-73. 2010
    ..Several partnerships among academic institutions and public and private organizations, in areas such as sub-Saharan Africa, Haiti, and Peru, are leading the way...
  12. ncbi request reprint When the physician-researcher gets cancer: understanding cancer, its treatment, and quality of life from the patient's perspective
    William M Tierney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Med Care 40:III20-7. 2002
    ..They also discuss the beneficial effects that cancer has had on their lives and end with suggestions for clinicians and outcomes researchers who seek to assess and improve quality of life among persons with cancer...
  13. pmc Viewpoint: a pragmatic approach to constructing a minimum data set for care of patients with HIV in developing countries
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:253-60. 2006
    ..The proposed minimum data set will evolve over time as funding increases, care protocols change, and additional tests and treatments become available for HIV-infected patients in developing countries...
  14. doi request reprint "Talkin' about a revolution": How electronic health records can facilitate the scale-up of HIV care and treatment and catalyze primary care in resource-constrained settings
    Paula Braitstein
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S54-7. 2009
    ..Public, private, and academic partnerships can facilitate the development and implementation of EHRs in resource-constrained settings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Decreased survival in diabetic patients with heart failure due to systolic dysfunction
    Masoor 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in prevalence of diabetes among younger patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction
    Masoor 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Failure of computerized treatment suggestions to improve health outcomes of outpatients with uncomplicated hypertension: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:324-37. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of evidence-based treatment suggestions for hypertension made to physicians and pharmacists using a comprehensive electronic medical record system...
  18. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of including symptom data in computer-based care suggestions for managing patients with chronic heart failure
    Usha Subramanian
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Am J Med 116:375-84. 2004
    ....
  19. pmc Geographic variation in health care utilization and outcomes in veterans with acute myocardial infarction
    Usha 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
    ....
  20. pmc Can computer-generated evidence-based care suggestions enhance evidence-based management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A randomized, controlled trial
    William M Tierney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, M200 OPW, Wishard Memorial Hospital, 1001 West 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:477-97. 2005
    ..Translation of evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice has been inconsistent. We performed a randomized, controlled trial of guideline-based care suggestions delivered to physicians when writing orders on computer workstations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Viability and effectiveness of large-scale HIV treatment initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa: experience from western Kenya
    Kara Wools-Kaloustian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    AIDS 20:41-8. 2006
    ..To determine the clinical and immunological outcomes of a cohort of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy...
  22. pmc Priorities and strategies for the implementation of integrated informatics and communications technology to improve evidence-based practice
    Bradley N Doebbeling
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S50-7. 2006
    ..We also examine structural, financial, policy-related, cultural, and organizational barriers to IT implementation for evidence-based practice and strategies to overcome them...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on expansion of HIV care services for adult patients in western Kenya
    Kara Wools-Kaloustian
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5124, USA
    AIDS 23:195-201. 2009
    ..The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief committed $15 billion to addressing HIV in resource-poor settings...
  24. ncbi request reprint Similar decline in post-myocardial infarction mortality among subjects with and without diabetes
    Masoor 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist care for patients with reactive airways disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Morris Weinberger
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JAMA 288:1594-602. 2002
    ..It is not known whether patient outcomes are enhanced by effective pharmacist-patient interactions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Information technology in PBRNs: the Indiana University Medical Group Research Network (IUMG ResNet) experience
    Abel Kho
    Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:196-203. 2007
    ..Research in practice-based research networks (PBRNs) is hampered by difficulty managing, identifying, and enrolling potential subjects. Well-designed informatics applications can greatly improve these processes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Acute low back pain self-management intervention for urban primary care patients: rationale, design, and predictors of participation
    Teresa M Damush
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:372-9. 2002
    ..Issues related to recruitment and protocol delivery, and attendance patterns and predictors of program attendance are described...
  28. pmc Evaluating a scalable model for implementing electronic health records in resource-limited settings
    Martin C Were
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:237-44. 2010
    ..004) and with pharmacy by 63% (p<0.001). Surveyed providers were highly satisfied with the EHRs and its support infrastructure. This model offers a viable approach for broadly implementing EHRs in resource-limited settings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stroke mortality and race: does access to care influence outcomes?
    Masoor Kamalesh
    Roudebush VA Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Am J Med Sci 333:327-32. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that having access to VA care would ameliorate the excess stroke mortality rates in African-Americans (AA) reported in non-VA studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tailored interventions to increase mammography screening in nonadherent older women
    Victoria Champion
    Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Prev Med 36:150-8. 2003
    ..Recent increases in mammography use have led to a decrease in mortality from breast cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Declining stroke burden among white and black male veteran subjects
    Masoor Kamalesh
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 1:145-9. 2007
    ..Incidence numbers fell for all ages with greater decrease in younger age groups. Our data indicate that the burden of stroke among male veterans is decreasing. This appears to be true for both blacks and whites and across all age groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint Using an electronic medical record system to describe injury epidemiology and health care utilization at an inner-city hospital in Indiana
    Wilson W Odero
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:269-79. 2004
    ..The system generates data that can be used for epidemiological surveillance and injury prevention at the local level, and for assessment of impact of specific injuries on health care resources...
  33. ncbi request reprint A single health status question had important prognostic value among outpatients with chronic heart failure
    Usha 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...
  34. pmc Structure, functions, and activities of a research support informatics section
    Michael D Murray
    Health Care Data and Epidemiology Section, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, 1050 Wishard Boulevard RG 6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:389-98. 2003
    ....
  35. pmc Creation and evaluation of EMR-based paper clinical summaries to support HIV-care in Uganda, Africa
    Martin C Were
    Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Med Inform 79:90-6. 2010
    ..We set out to provide patient-specific Electronic Medical Record (EMR)-based clinical summaries for providers taking care of HIV-positive adult patients in the resource-limited setting of Mbarara, Uganda...
  36. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for advance directives to influence acute medical care
    Paul R Dexter
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis, USA
    J Clin Ethics 14:173-82. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Using information technology to improve the health care of older adults
    Michael Weiner
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:430-6. 2003
    ..Information systems that improve communication among providers during these transitions have the potential to improve safety and reduce costs...
  38. ncbi request reprint The long-term effects of a self-management program for inner-city primary care patients with acute low back pain
    Teresa M Damush
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2632-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of a self-management program for low-income primary care patients with acute low back pain (ALBP) from inner-city neighborhood health centers...
  39. pmc Weight gain and new onset diabetes associated with olanzapine and risperidone
    Wildon R Farwell
    Department of Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1200-5. 2004
    ..To assess whether newer antipsychotic medications are associated with weight gain and development of diabetes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Experience implementing electronic health records in three East African countries
    William M Tierney
    Indiana University School of Medicin, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:371-5. 2010
    ..Efficient use of health care resources in low-income countries by providers and local and national managers requires timely access to patient data...
  41. pmc Moving health information technology forward
    Thomas D Sequist
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:355-7. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of HIV-infected orphaned and non-orphaned children on antiretroviral therapy in western Kenya
    Winstone M Nyandiko
    Department of Child Health and Pediatrics, Moi University School of Medicine, PO Box 2582 30100, Eldoret, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:418-25. 2006
    ..Determine outcome differences between orphaned and non-orphaned children receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Experience in implementing the OpenMRS medical record system to support HIV treatment in Rwanda
    Christian Allen
    Partners In Health, Boston, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:382-6. 2007
    ..The system is also in use in South Africa and Lesotho and is being deployed in Tanzania and Uganda...
  44. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a self-management program for primary care patients with acute low back pain: short-term effects
    Teresa M Damush
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:179-86. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of a self-management program (SMP) on primary care patients with acute low back pain (ALBP) from low income, inner city neighborhood health centers and an emergency department of a public teaching hospital...
  45. pmc Installing and implementing a computer-based patient record system in sub-Saharan Africa: the Mosoriot Medical Record System
    Joseph K Rotich
    Moi University Faculty of Health Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:295-303. 2003
    ..This simple electronic medical record system has bridged the "digital divide." Financial and technical sustainability by Kenyans will be key to its future use and development...
  46. pmc Effect of CPOE user interface design on user-initiated access to educational and patient information during clinical care
    S Trent Rosenbloom
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:458-73. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint A remarkable legacy of science: review of AHRQ-funded articles published in Medical Care during John Eisenberg's Directorship of AHRQ. Agency for Health care Research and Quality
    William M Tierney
    Med Care 40:1003-11. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Provider response to computer-based care suggestions for chronic heart failure
    Brian 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
    ..We sought to assess the responses of providers to recommendations generated by a computer-management system for chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Age, aging, and the sense of control among older adults: a longitudinal reconsideration
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S212-20. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint An electronic medical record system for ambulatory care of HIV-infected patients in Kenya
    Abraham M Siika
    Department of Medicine, Moi University Faculty of Health Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
    Int J Med Inform 74:345-55. 2005
    ..We describe the development and structure of this EMR and plans for future development that include wireless connections, tablet computers, and migration to a Web-based platform...
  51. ncbi request reprint Using the standard error of measurement to identify important changes on the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104 1399, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:1-7. 2002
    ..To establish a link between the minimal important difference (MID) and the standard error of measurement (SEM) for all responsive dimensions of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ)...
  52. doi request reprint Endoscopic electronic medical record systems
    Jason D Conway
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:590-4. 2008
    ..Extensive testing of the EEMR system capabilities, especially the ability to interface with existing software programs, is essential before purchasing an EEMR system...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinically important differences in health status for patients with heart disease: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Am Heart J 147:615-22. 2004
    ..No important difference standards for the SF-36 have been published for patients with heart disease. This development of CIDs would facilitate the use of health status measures in daily clinical decision-making...
  54. ncbi request reprint 9-11, personal stress, mental health, and sense of control among older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S146-50. 2003
    ....
  55. pmc Clinically important changes in health-related quality of life for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University, Department of Research Methodology, School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:196-202. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to establish clinically important difference standards from the physician's perspective for use of 2 HRQoL measures among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  56. pmc Issues in conducting randomized controlled trials of health services research interventions in nonacademic practice settings: the case of retail pharmacies
    Morris Weinberger
    Indiana University Schol of Medicine, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1067-77. 2002
    ..To describe unexpected challenges and strategies to overcome them when conducting randomized controlled trials (RCT) of health services research interventions in retail pharmacies...
  57. pmc Triangulating patient and clinician perspectives on clinically important differences in health-related quality of life among patients with heart disease
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2257-74; discussion 2294-323. 2007
    ..To use triangulation methodology to better understand clinically important differences (CIDs) in the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with heart disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Clinically important differences in health-related quality of life for patients with asthma: an expert consensus panel report
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Saint Louis University Department of Research Methodology, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:148-53. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint A paradigm shift in patient satisfaction assessment
    Koichiro Otani
    Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:347-65. 2003
    ..This approach would not only save resources but result in better outcomes of patient satisfaction...
  60. ncbi request reprint Interpreting quality-of-life data: methods for community consensus in asthma
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:826-33. 2006
    ..Change in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important outcome in asthma treatment. Patient and provider consensus on how to determine thresholds for identifying important improvements and declines, however, has not been achieved...
  61. ncbi request reprint A comparison of traditional and Rasch cut points for assessing clinically important change in health-related quality of life among patients with asthma
    Stacie M Metz
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, Salus Center 391 I, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1639-49. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Innovative approaches to application of information technology in disease surveillance and prevention in Western Kenya
    Wilson Odero
    Moi University, School of Public Health, Eldoret, Kenya
    J Biomed Inform 40:390-7. 2007
    ....
  63. pmc Measuring patient and clinician perspectives to evaluate change in health-related quality of life among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Research Methodology and Health Services Research, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:161-70. 2007
    ..However, there is a lack of consensus regarding which HRQoL outcome measures are appropriate to assess, and how much change on those measures depict significant HRQoL improvement...
  64. pmc A comparison of clinically important differences in health-related quality of life for patients with chronic lung disease, asthma, or heart disease
    Kathleen W Wyrwich
    Department of Research Methodology, Saint Louis University, 221 N Grand Avenue, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:577-91. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Can data from an electronic medical record identify which patients with pneumonia have Pneumocystis carinii Infection?
    Lameck Diero
    Moi University Faculty of the Health Sciences, Eldoret, Kenya
    Int J Med Inform 73:743-50. 2004
    ..Pneumocystis carinii is the leading opportunistic pulmonary infection in HIV-infected patients. Invasive diagnostic procedures might be avoided if available electronic data can accurately identify patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the Mirowsky-Ross 2 x 2 Index of the Sense of Control
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:725-32. 2004
    ..Thus, this sense of control measure has acceptable test-retest reliability and is appropriate for use in longitudinal research...
  67. pmc Physicians, information technology, and health care systems: a journey, not a destination
    Clement J McDonald
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:121-4. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Echoendoscopes
    William M Tierney
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:435-42. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Validity of patient-reported health-related quality of life global ratings of change using structural equation modeling
    Stacie M Metz
    Department of Health, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:1193-202. 2007
    ..Although this approach may be preferred, the validity of the anchor-based approach is currently under scrutiny...

Research Grants1

  1. An East African Center of Excellence for Informatics Training
    William Tierney; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Implementing electronic data capture and management in East Africa will enhance the outcomes of health rare and public health interventions. ..