Cynthia M Boyd

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence of clinically-relevant comorbid conditions in patients with physician-diagnosed COPD: a cross-sectional study using data from NHANES 1999-2008
    Kerry Schnell
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:26. 2012
  2. pmc Support of personalized medicine through risk-stratified treatment recommendations - an environmental scan of clinical practice guidelines
    Tsung Yu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 11:7. 2013
  3. pmc Informing evidence-based decision-making for patients with comorbidity: availability of necessary information in clinical trials for chronic diseases
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e41601. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patients with multiple comorbid diseases: implications for pay for performance
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 294:716-24. 2005
  5. pmc A pilot test of the effect of guided care on the quality of primary care experiences for multimorbid older adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:536-42. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Guided care for multimorbid older adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gerontologist 47:697-704. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Framework for evaluating disease severity measures in older adults with comorbidity
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:286-95. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization and development of dependence in activities of daily living in a cohort of disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:888-93. 2005
  9. pmc The effects of guided care on the perceived quality of health care for multi-morbid older persons: 18-month outcomes from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:235-42. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Early effects of "Guided Care" on the quality of health care for multimorbid older persons: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Chad Boult
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:321-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc The prevalence of clinically-relevant comorbid conditions in patients with physician-diagnosed COPD: a cross-sectional study using data from NHANES 1999-2008
    Kerry Schnell
    Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 12:26. 2012
    ..The objective of this analysis was to estimate the prevalence of comorbidity in COPD using nationally-representative data...
  2. pmc Support of personalized medicine through risk-stratified treatment recommendations - an environmental scan of clinical practice guidelines
    Tsung Yu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 11:7. 2013
    ..Our aim was to assess if and how CPGs develop risk-stratified treatment recommendations for the prevention or treatment of common chronic diseases...
  3. pmc Informing evidence-based decision-making for patients with comorbidity: availability of necessary information in clinical trials for chronic diseases
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e41601. 2012
    ..Prior studies indicate that patients with comorbidities are frequently excluded from trials but do not address whether information is available in trials to draw conclusions about treatment effects for these patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines and quality of care for older patients with multiple comorbid diseases: implications for pay for performance
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 294:716-24. 2005
    ..Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been developed to improve the quality of health care for many chronic conditions. Pay-for-performance initiatives assess physician adherence to interventions that may reflect CPG recommendations...
  5. pmc A pilot test of the effect of guided care on the quality of primary care experiences for multimorbid older adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:536-42. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of a pilot intervention to enhance the quality of primary care experiences for chronically ill older persons (Guided Care)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Guided care for multimorbid older adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gerontologist 47:697-704. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of a new model of health care designed to improve the quality of life and the efficiency of resource use for older adults with multimorbidity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Framework for evaluating disease severity measures in older adults with comorbidity
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:286-95. 2007
    ..Although approaches to classifying severity of individual diseases and conditions have been developed, the utility of these classification systems has not been evaluated in the presence of multiple conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization and development of dependence in activities of daily living in a cohort of disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:888-93. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether hospitalization predicts long-term Activities of Daily Living (ADL) dependence in previously ADL independent, although disabled, older women...
  9. pmc The effects of guided care on the perceived quality of health care for multi-morbid older persons: 18-month outcomes from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:235-42. 2010
    ..The quality of health care for older Americans with chronic conditions is suboptimal...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early effects of "Guided Care" on the quality of health care for multimorbid older persons: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Chad Boult
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:321-7. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint The effect of guided care teams on the use of health services: results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Chad Boult
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 693, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:460-6. 2011
    ..This study aimed to measure the effect of guided care teams on multimorbid older patients' use of health services...
  12. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and older persons' perceptions of the quality of their primary care
    Efrat Shadmi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:330-4. 2006
    ..To quantify the association between community-dwelling older persons' level of morbidity and their perceptions of the quality of their primary care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Frailty, hospitalization, and progression of disability in a cohort of disabled older women
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Center on Aging and Health, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 118:1225-31. 2005
    ..To determine the association between a previously validated frailty phenotype and the development of new-onset dependence in activities of daily living, independent of hospitalizations and other established predictors of disability...
  14. doi request reprint Physician evaluation and management of Medicare home health patients
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 47:1147-55. 2009
    ..The Medicare home health benefit is predicated on physician referral and involvement. In this study, we investigated (1) the frequency and (2) implications of home health patients' evaluation and management by community physicians...
  15. pmc Difficulty assisting with health care tasks among caregivers of multimorbid older adults
    Erin R Giovannetti
    Division of Geriatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:37-44. 2012
    ..The difficulty they experience in providing this assistance, and related implications for their well-being, have not been well described...
  16. ncbi request reprint Guided care and the cost of complex healthcare: a preliminary report
    Bruce Leff
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:555-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the preliminary effects of GC on health service utilization and costs...
  17. pmc Effects of guided care on family caregivers
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Gerontologist 50:459-70. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether GC improves patients' primary caregivers' depressive symptoms, strain, productivity, and perceptions of the quality of care recipients' chronic illness care...
  18. doi request reprint Medicare home health patients' transitions through acute and post-acute care settings
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Care 46:1188-93. 2008
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  19. pmc A matched-pair cluster-randomized trial of guided care for high-risk older patients
    Chad Boult
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:612-21. 2013
    ..Patients at risk for generating high health care expenditures often receive fragmented, low-quality, inefficient health care. Guided Care is designed to provide proactive, coordinated, comprehensive care for such patients...
  20. pmc Going it together: persistence of older adults' accompaniment to physician visits by a family companion
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 692, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:106-12. 2012
    ..This study investigates whether older adults who are accompanied to routine physician visits (1) also receive task assistance and (2) continue to be accompanied at 12-months by the same family companion...
  21. pmc Functional decline and recovery of activities of daily living in hospitalized, disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1757-66. 2009
    ..To determine, in disabled, older, community-dwelling women who were hospitalized, the rates and predictors of functional decline, the probability and time course of subsequent functional recovery, and predictors of functional recovery...
  22. pmc Prevalence of diabetes treatment effect modifiers: the external validity of trials to older adults
    Carlos O Weiss
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Baltimore, MD 21224 2734, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:370-6. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Informing clinical practice guideline development and implementation: prevalence of coexisting conditions among adults with coronary heart disease
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:797-805. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence of coexisting conditions that affect clinical decision-making in adults with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  24. pmc From Bedside to Bench: summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Comorbidity and Multiple Morbidity in Older Adults
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:181-8. 2008
    ..Next steps recommended include continuing clarification of terms and conceptual approaches, consideration of developing and improving measures, as well as developing new research directions...
  25. doi request reprint A framework for the analysis of heterogeneity of treatment effect in patient-centered outcomes research
    Ravi Varadhan
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:818-25. 2013
    ..Heterogeneity of treatment effect analysis should be identified as confirmatory, descriptive, exploratory, or predictive analysis. Evidence should be interpreted in a manner consistent with the analytic goal. ..
  26. pmc High prevalence of potential biases threatens the interpretation of trials in patients with chronic disease
    Daniela Vollenweider
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Med 9:73. 2011
    ..Our aim was to assess such aspects of trial design and analysis for four prevalent chronic diseases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Agreement between self-report of disease diagnoses and medical record validation in disabled older women: factors that modify agreement
    Crystal F Simpson
    Center on Aging and Health Division of Geriatric Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:123-7. 2004
    ..To determine the agreement between self-report of chronic disease and validated evidence of disease using multiple ascertainment methods and to assess effects of cognition, education, age, and comorbidity...
  28. ncbi request reprint The Johns Hopkins Geriatric Summer Scholars Program: a model to increase diversity in geriatric medicine
    Crystal F Simpson
    Johns Hopkins Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1607-12. 2005
    ..This article describes the outcomes of the first 3 years of the program, with an emphasis on curriculum development and the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority medical students...
  29. pmc A framework for organizing and selecting quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment
    Milo A Puhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:173. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review existing quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment and to develop an organizing framework that clarifies differences and aids selection of quantitative approaches for a particular benefit-harm assessment...
  30. pmc Recovery of activities of daily living in older adults after hospitalization for acute medical illness
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2171-9. 2008
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Impact of co-morbidities on self-rated health in self-reported COPD: an analysis of NHANES 2001-2008
    Nirupama Putcha
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    COPD 10:324-32. 2013
    ..CHF, arthritis, diabetes and incontinence/prostate disease have the most impact on self-rated health. Targeting these co-morbidities in COPD may result in improved self-rated health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for older patients with diabetes mellitus with comorbidity
    Cynthia M Boyd
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:553-4; author reply 554. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of high-risk older persons identified by predictive modeling
    Martha L Sylvia
    Johns Hopkins HealthCare, 6704 Curtis Street, Glen Burnie, MD 21060, USA
    Dis Manag 9:56-62. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Guided care: cost and utilization outcomes in a pilot study
    Martha L Sylvia
    Johns Hopkins HealthCare, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21060, USA
    Dis Manag 11:29-36. 2008
    ..If these results are confirmed in larger, randomized studies, GC may help to increase the efficiency of health care for the aging American population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Patterns of prevalent major chronic disease among older adults in the United States
    Carlos O Weiss
    JAMA 298:1160-2. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Debate on DEBATE
    Martin Fortin
    Am Heart J 153:e29; author reply e31-2. 2007