K D Frick

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health services utilization and cost of retinitis pigmentosa
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624NBroadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:629-34. 2012
  2. pmc Associations among visual acuity and vision- and health-related quality of life among patients in the multicenter uveitis steroid treatment trial
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:1169-76. 2012
  3. pmc Randomized trial of achieving healthy lifestyles in psychiatric rehabilitation: the ACHIEVE trial
    Sarah S Casagrande
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:108. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Global burden of trachoma and economics of the disease
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:1-10. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Screening for refractive error and fitting with spectacles in rural and urban India: cost-effectiveness
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:378-87. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The magnitude and cost of global blindness: an increasing problem that can be alleviated
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:471-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden and economic impact of trachomatous visual loss
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:121-32. 2003
  8. pmc Household willingness to pay for azithromycin treatment for trachoma control in the United Republic of Tanzania
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:101-7. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Financial and quality-of-life burden of dysfunctional uterine bleeding among women agreeing to obtain surgical treatment
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:70-8. 2009
  10. pmc Modeled cost-effectiveness of the Experience Corps Baltimore based on a pilot randomized trial
    Kevin D Frick
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Urban Health 81:106-17. 2004

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Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Health services utilization and cost of retinitis pigmentosa
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624NBroadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:629-34. 2012
    ..To estimate annual per-patient health services utilization and costs of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in the United States...
  2. pmc Associations among visual acuity and vision- and health-related quality of life among patients in the multicenter uveitis steroid treatment trial
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:1169-76. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Randomized trial of achieving healthy lifestyles in psychiatric rehabilitation: the ACHIEVE trial
    Sarah S Casagrande
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 10:108. 2010
    ..Participants randomized to the intervention arm of the study are hypothesized to have greater weight loss than the control group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Global burden of trachoma and economics of the disease
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:1-10. 2003
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Screening for refractive error and fitting with spectacles in rural and urban India: cost-effectiveness
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:378-87. 2009
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of screening for refractive error and fitting with glasses in India...
  6. ncbi request reprint The magnitude and cost of global blindness: an increasing problem that can be alleviated
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:471-6. 2003
    ..To identify the potential effect on global economic productivity of successful interventions, that are planned as part of the "VISION 2020-right to sight" initiative. The initiative aims to eliminate avoidable blindness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden and economic impact of trachomatous visual loss
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:121-32. 2003
    ..To estimate the burden (disability-adjusted life years) and economic impact (potential productivity loss) associated with trachomatous visual loss...
  8. pmc Household willingness to pay for azithromycin treatment for trachoma control in the United Republic of Tanzania
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:101-7. 2003
    ..We tested for relationships between socioeconomic status, risk of trachoma, perceptions of the effects of azithromycin, and the household willingness to pay for future mass treatment with azithromycin...
  9. doi request reprint Financial and quality-of-life burden of dysfunctional uterine bleeding among women agreeing to obtain surgical treatment
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:70-8. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Modeled cost-effectiveness of the Experience Corps Baltimore based on a pilot randomized trial
    Kevin D Frick
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Urban Health 81:106-17. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Substitutive Hospital at Home for older persons: effects on costs
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:49-56. 2009
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  12. pmc Microcosting quantity data collection methods
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Med Care 47:S76-81. 2009
    ..Such studies are useful for estimating the cost of new technologies or new community-based interventions, for producing estimates in studies that include nonmarket goods, and for studying within-procedure cost variation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modeling the economic net benefit of a potential vaccination program against ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Health Services Research and Development Center, 624 N Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 22:689-96. 2004
    ..This model is useful for planning vaccine programs in areas with varying trachoma risk factors and endemicity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Resource allocation to prevent trachomatous low vision among older individuals in rural areas of less developed countries
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Doc Ophthalmol 105:1-21. 2002
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:136-41. 2010
    ..To model the incremental cost-utility of seven interventions reported as effective for preventing falls in older adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Analysis of costs and benefits of the Gambian Eye Care Program
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:239-43. 2005
    ..To estimate the net benefit of the Gambian Eye Care Program (GECP) using a limited definition of benefits from a societal perspective...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness studies of behavior change communication campaigns: assessing the state of the science and how to move the field forward
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    J Health Commun 11:163-73. 2006
  18. pmc Cost-effectiveness of trachoma control measures: comparing targeted household treatment and mass treatment of children
    K D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 79:201-7. 2001
    ..The present study compares the cost-effectiveness of targeted household treatment and mass treatment of children in the most westerly part of Nepal...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological, demographic, and economic analyses: measurement of the value of trichiasis surgery in The Gambia
    K D Frick
    Dept Health Policy and Mgmt, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:191-201. 2001
    ..This study estimates the cost of illness of untreated trichiasis and the willingness to pay for surgery and compares them with the actual cost of providing surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of visual impairment and blindness in the United States
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:544-50. 2007
    ..To assess the economic impact of excess medical and informal care and the health utility loss associated with visual impairment and blindness in adults aged 40 years and older in the United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of different systems for cataract surgery and anesthesia
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 624 North Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmol Clin North Am 19:309-15. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Trichiasis and disability in a trachoma-endemic area of Tanzania
    K D Frick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, 624 N Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1839-44. 2001
    ..To measure limitations in the daily activities of village life associated with having trichiasis for individuals with and without visual acuity loss...
  23. doi request reprint Gender bias in economic evaluation methods: quality of life and family role effects
    Kevin D Frick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:4-6. 2008
  24. doi request reprint Epidemiological economics
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:73-5. 2008
  25. doi request reprint How inducing covariation in simulated HDL-C, triglyceride, and total cholesterol data affects Framingham risk equation results
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 624 N Broadway, Rm 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Value Health 11:939-45. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of inducing covariation among simulated high-density lipoprotein (HDL-C), triglyceride, and total cholesterol values on Framingham risk equation results...
  26. ncbi request reprint Beneficial moral hazard and the theory of the second best
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Inquiry 46:229-40. 2009
    ..These arguments strengthen the case for expanding coverage...
  27. doi request reprint Understanding cost-effectiveness research applied to social work
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, 624 North Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 23:7-21. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint The SAFE strategy for trachoma control: planning a cost-effectiveness analysis of the antibiotic component and beyond
    K D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:205-14. 2001
    ..This can be useful in policy making and increase our understanding of reasons for less than universal participation...
  29. pmc Potential lost productivity resulting from the global burden of uncorrected refractive error
    T S T Smith
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:431-7. 2009
    ..To estimate the potential global economic productivity loss associated with the existing burden of visual impairment from uncorrected refractive error (URE)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incremental cost effectiveness of prophylaxis for cytomegalovirus disease in patients with AIDS
    J H Kempen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 19:1199-208. 2001
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Prevention, screening, and surveillance care for breast cancer survivors compared with controls: changes from 1998 to 2002
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Rm 657, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:1054-61. 2009
    ..To examine how care for breast cancer survivors compares with controls...
  32. doi request reprint Can patient-reported outcome measures identify cancer patients' most bothersome issues?
    Claire F Snyder
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1216-20. 2011
    ..We evaluated whether PROs can identify patients' most bothersome quality-of-life issues and compared approaches for interpreting PRO scores...
  33. ncbi request reprint Asking the right questions: investigating needs assessments and health-related quality-of-life questionnaires for use in oncology clinical practice
    Claire F Snyder
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1075-85. 2007
    ..We investigated the item content from two health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) questionnaires and two needs assessments for this purpose...
  34. pmc PatientViewpoint: a website for patient-reported outcomes assessment
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:793-800. 2009
    ..To develop a prototype website to collect patient-reported outcomes in outpatient clinical oncology and link the data with the electronic medical record (EMR)...
  35. pmc Trends in follow-up and preventive care for colorectal cancer survivors
    Claire F Snyder
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:254-9. 2008
    ..As cancer patients transition from treatment to survivorship, the responsibility of primary care providers (PCPs) versus oncology specialists is unclear...
  36. doi request reprint Preventive care for colorectal cancer survivors: a 5-year longitudinal study
    Claire F Snyder
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Room 657, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1073-9. 2008
    ..To explore the mix of physician specialties that long-term survivors visit and how the mix relates to preventive care...
  37. doi request reprint How does initial treatment choice affect short-term and long-term costs for clinically localized prostate cancer?
    Claire F Snyder
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Cancer 116:5391-9. 2010
    ..Data regarding costs of prostate cancer treatment are scarce. This study investigates how initial treatment choice affects short-term and long-term costs...
  38. doi request reprint Relevant content for a patient-reported outcomes questionnaire for use in oncology clinical practice: Putting doctors and patients on the same page
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Room 657, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1045-55. 2010
    ..To investigate relevant patient-reported outcome (PRO) domains for oncology clinical practice...
  39. pmc Symptoms, supportive care needs, and function in cancer patients: how are they related?
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:665-77. 2008
    ..To explore the associations among symptoms, supportive care needs, and function...
  40. doi request reprint Needs assessments can identify scores on HRQOL questionnaires that represent problems for patients: an illustration with the Supportive Care Needs Survey and the QLQ-C30
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Room 657, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:837-45. 2010
    ..We explored using needs assessments to identify HRQOL scores associated with patient-reported unmet needs...
  41. pmc Colorectal cancer outcomes, recurrence, and complications in persons with and without diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kelly B Stein
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1839-51. 2010
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Concordance of cancer patients' function, symptoms, and supportive care needs
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Room 657, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:991-8. 2009
    ..Although patients' function, symptoms, and supportive care needs are obviously related, a better understanding of these relationships could improve patient management...
  43. pmc Comparing care for breast cancer survivors to non-cancer controls: a five-year longitudinal study
    Claire F Snyder
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:469-74. 2009
    ..Deficiencies in care for cancer survivors may result from unclear roles for primary care providers (PCPs) and oncology specialists in follow-up...
  44. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the impact of a programmable medication reminder device on quality of life in patients with AIDS
    Albert W Wu
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:773-81. 2006
    ..These differences persisted after controlling for demographics, baseline CD4, and adherence. DMAS was associated with improved adherence but decreased QOL...
  45. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of hospitalizations for preterm labor in the United States
    W K Nicholson
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:95-101. 2000
    ..To determine patient factors associated with hospital care costs for preterm labor and to develop a clinically applicable cost model for evaluating economic consequences of interventions to reduce preterm-labor hospitalizations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of the ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for transplantation
    P P Garg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1653-60. 1999
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of for-profit ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for possible transplantation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Self-referral in point-of-service health plans
    C B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205USA
    JAMA 285:2223-31. 2001
    ..Few data are available from formal evaluations of this new type of plan...
  48. pmc A computerized tool for evaluating the effectiveness of preventive interventions
    G Daumit
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:244-53. 2001
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Cancer outcomes measurement: Through the lens of the Medical Outcomes Trust framework
    Joseph Lipscomb
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Rm 642, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:143-64. 2007
    ..To guide its work, the COMWG adopted the revised Medical Outcomes Trust (MOT) attributes and review criteria for evaluating health status and quality-of-life instruments...
  50. doi request reprint Developing quality indicators for cancer end-of-life care: proceedings from a national symposium
    Hsien Seow
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 115:3820-9. 2009
    ..Measuring the quality of end-of-life cancer care is essential to understanding how best to improve patient outcomes and care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Issues in the design of Internet-based systems for collecting patient-reported outcomes
    James B Jones
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:1407-17. 2007
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Validity and responsiveness of the euroqol as a measure of health-related quality of life in people enrolled in an AIDS clinical trial
    A W Wu
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2690, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:273-82. 2002
    ..We examined the reliability and validity of the EuroQol (EQ-SD) and MOS-HIV and their responsiveness to HIV-related clinical events...
  53. ncbi request reprint Whether and where community health center users obtain screening services
    K D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N. Broadway, Rm. 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 12:429-45. 2001
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  54. pmc Long-term all-cause mortality in cancer patients with preexisting diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bethany B Barone
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 300:2754-64. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus appears to be a risk factor for some cancers, but the effect of preexisting diabetes on all-cause mortality in newly diagnosed cancer patients is less clear...
  55. doi request reprint A framework for assessing quality indicators for cancer care at the end of life
    Hsien Seow
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:903-12. 2009
    ..By using this conceptual framework, indicator developers, researchers, and policymakers can refine and implement indicator sets to effectively evaluate and improve care at the end of life...
  56. pmc Postoperative mortality in cancer patients with preexisting diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bethany B Barone
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:931-9. 2010
    ..Study population and design, results, and quality components were abstracted with standard protocols by one reviewer and checked for accuracy by additional reviewers...
  57. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported outcome instrument selection: designing a measurement strategy
    Claire F Snyder
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Value Health 10:S76-85. 2007
    ..To discuss issues in the design of a measurement strategy related to the use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in support of a labelling claim...
  58. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of immune thrombocytopenic purpura patients: results from a web-based survey
    Claire F Snyder
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2767-76. 2008
    ..To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) patients...
  59. pmc Short-term impact of Experience Corps participation on children and schools: results from a pilot randomized trial
    George W Rebok
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:79-93. 2004
    ..In this pilot trial, the Experience Corps program led to selective improvements in student reading/academic achievement and classroom behavior while not burdening the school staff...
  60. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination by race among disabled community dwelling older women
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:220-36. 2004
    ..The utilization rate did not approach the Healthy People 2010 target...
  61. ncbi request reprint Is health plan employer data and information set performance associated with withdrawal from medicare managed care?
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2223, USA
    Med Care 40:212-26. 2002
    ..6 million beneficiaries. Some plans claim that providing higher quality care raises costs, lowers profits, and spurs withdrawal because plans cannot sustain high quality care under current payment levels...
  62. ncbi request reprint Economic cost of cataract surgery procedures in an established eye care centre in Southern India
    R Muralikrishnan
    Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology 72, Kuruvikaran Salai Gandhi Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:369-80. 2004
    ..Previous literature suggests that PHACO and MSICS have similar effectiveness...
  63. pmc The causes of racial and ethnic differences in influenza vaccination rates among elderly Medicare beneficiaries
    Paul L Hebert
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, New York, NY, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:517-37. 2005
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  64. pmc A social model for health promotion for an aging population: initial evidence on the Experience Corps model
    Linda P Fried
    Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Policy, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, JHU School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:64-78. 2004
    ..In this pilot trial, physical, cognitive, and social activity increased, suggesting the potential for the Experience Corps to improve health for an aging population and simultaneously improve educational outcomes for children...
  65. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care: findings from a national survey of informal caregivers
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:40-6. 2007
    ..Family and friends are thought to be the predominant providers of end-of-life care, although nationally representative data on this topic have been lacking...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cost and effectiveness of hip protectors among the elderly
    Maria Segui-Gomez
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 18:55-66. 2002
    ..To characterize the net cost and quality of life effects associated with hip protector use among the elderly relative to no intervention...
  67. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of visual impairment interventions for nursing home residents: study design, baseline characteristics and visual loss
    Sheila K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:193-209. 2003
    ..In this paper, we present the baseline characteristics of our sample within the nursing homes...
  68. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin treatment coverage in Tanzanian children using community volunteers
    Matthew Lynch
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:167-75. 2003
    ..To determine which of two village-based strategies was more effective at recruiting residents for a trachoma mass treatment campaign...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of Medicaid HMO enrollment in the longitudinal utilization of medical care services in a cohort of injecting drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Timothy R Juday
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Subst Abus 24:27-41. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that HMO enrollment has been effective in lowering utilization among IDUs in Medicaid, but it is unclear whether utilization differences are the result of inappropriate utilization or access issues...
  70. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening with helical computed tomography in older adult smokers: a decision and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Parthiv J Mahadevia
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 289:313-22. 2003
    ..Encouraged by direct-to-consumer marketing, smokers and their physicians are contemplating lung cancer screening with a promising but unproven imaging procedure, helical computed tomography (CT)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding duration, costs, and benefits of a support program for low-income breastfeeding women
    Linda C Pugh
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Birth 29:95-100. 2002
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Quality of clinical reports on behavioral interventions for hypertension
    L Ebony Boulware
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 34:463-75. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide clinicians with the confidence to employ behavioral interventions for hypertension and to guide researchers in the development and reporting of studies...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of trachoma control in seven world regions
    Rob M P M Baltussen
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:91-101. 2005
    ..This paper estimates the cost effectiveness of surgery and antibiotics in trachoma-endemic areas in seven world regions...
  74. ncbi request reprint The cost of being a woman: a national study of health care utilization and expenditures for female-specific conditions
    Kristen H Kjerulff
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0855, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:13-21. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe health care utilization for female-specific conditions, the incremental expenditures attributable to these conditions, and the overall incremental expenditures across the lifespan...
  75. doi request reprint Cost and effectiveness of Chlamydia screening among male military recruits: Markov modeling of complications averted through notification of prior female partners
    Remington L Nevin
    Army Medical Surveillance Activity, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:705-13. 2008
    ..Males comprise the majority of US military recruits and represent an ideal population in which to achieve identification and interruption of sexually transmitted infection among infected partners through mass tandem screening...
  76. ncbi request reprint Intraperitoneal cisplatin and paclitaxel versus intravenous carboplatin and paclitaxel chemotherapy for Stage III ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Robert E Bristow
    The Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 106:476-81. 2007
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of intraperitoneal cisplatin and paclitaxel chemotherapy as front-line treatment for patients with Stage III epithelial ovarian cancer following optimal primary cytoreductive surgery...
  77. ncbi request reprint Editorial: the paradox of economic tools promoting equitable access to self-sustainable services for the poorest--increased inequality
    Kevin D Frick
    Trop Med Int Health 12:799-801. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Direct costs of blindness experienced by patients enrolled in managed care
    Kevin D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:11-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate total and condition-related charges incurred by blind patients in a managed care population in the United States and compare total charges with those of a matched nonblind cohort...
  79. ncbi request reprint The instrumental variable method to study self-selection mechanism: a case of influenza vaccination
    Byung Kwang Yoo
    Center for Health Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Value Health 9:114-22. 2006
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Centralization of care for patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Robert E Bristow
    The Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Cancer 109:1513-22. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of centralized referral of patients with advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer who underwent primary cytoreductive surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy...
  81. ncbi request reprint Workplace absenteeism and aspects of access to health care for individuals with migraine headache
    Jennifer H Lofland
    Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Headache 46:563-76. 2006
    ..1) To examine the relationship between access to care and the number of missed workdays, and (2) to determine how this relationship is confounded by the presence of having health insurance and health care use among migraineurs...
  82. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a food store-based intervention to improve diet in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
    Joel Gittelsohn
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:396-405. 2006
    ..High levels of exposure to the intervention were achieved during the 10-week period of implementation. This model for developing food store-based interventions is applicable to other settings...
  83. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for cataract surgery in rural Southern China
    Mingguang He
    Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Guangzhou, China
    Ophthalmology 114:411-6. 2007
    ..To study willingness to pay for cataract surgery, and its associations, in Southern China...
  84. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics and end-of-life health care utilization among Medicare beneficiaries in 1989 and 1999
    Sydney M Dy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 45:926-30. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of institutional residence and chronic disability with end-of-life Medicare utilization in 1989 and 1999...
  85. pmc Relationship of race and poverty to lower extremity function and decline: findings from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Roland James Thorpe
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:811-21. 2008
    ..Thus, while race and poverty status were associated with functional deficits in old age, they do not appear to impact the rate of functional decline or progression of disability over 3 years...
  86. ncbi request reprint Medicare prescription drug cards: effectiveness for patients with glaucoma
    Ankit A Mahadevia
    School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1175-9. 2006
    ..To assess the level of discounts on glaucoma medications provided by the Medicare prescription drug card program...
  87. doi request reprint Reversal in gender valuations of cataract surgery after the implementation of free screening and low-priced high-quality surgery in a rural population of southern China
    Elaine Baruwa
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:99-104. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Nurse-supported breastfeeding promotion: a framework for economic evaluation
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nurs Econ 23:165-72, 206, 147. 2005
    ..Nurse-supported breastfeeding promotion is used as an exemplar to illustrate economic evaluation. Past work is critiqued and lessons learned are described...
  89. doi request reprint Gender bias in economic evaluation methods: time costs and productivity loss
    Alison Snow Jones
    Division of Pubic Health Sciences, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:1-3. 2008
  90. pmc Experience Corps: design of an intergenerational program to boost social capital and promote the health of an aging society
    Thomas A Glass
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 81:94-105. 2004
    ..This article explores how the linkage of concepts at multiple levels motivates a potentially cost-effective, feasible, and high-impact program...
  91. ncbi request reprint A framework for comparing data collection methods for measuring costs and other outcomes that are aggregated over time
    Kevin D Frick
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:351-4. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Hospital at home: feasibility and outcomes of a program to provide hospital-level care at home for acutely ill older patients
    Bruce Leff
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:798-808. 2005
    ..Acutely ill older persons often experience adverse events when cared for in the acute care hospital...
  93. doi request reprint Economic welfare implications of differently structured vision care markets
    Kevin D Frick
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:301-2. 2008
  94. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of live attenuated influenza vaccine versus inactivated influenza vaccine among children aged 24-59 months in the United States
    Bryan R Luce
    United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Vaccine 26:2841-8. 2008
    ....
  95. doi request reprint Race and ethnic disparities in valuing health
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:12-20. 2008
    ..However, no prior studies have examined whether there are racial and ethnic differences in preferences for health states in a general population sample...
  96. ncbi request reprint Depression and mood indicators in newly diagnosed glaucoma patients
    Henry D Jampel
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:238-244. 2007
    ..To assess depression and mood indicators in subjects newly diagnosed with chronic open-angle glaucoma...
  97. pmc Active management of third stage of labour saves facility costs in Guatemala and Zambia
    Judith T Fullerton
    Project Concern International, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:540-51. 2006
    ..Facilities have strong economic incentives to adopt AMTSL if uterotonics are available...
  98. ncbi request reprint A review of health-related workplace productivity loss instruments
    Jennifer H Lofland
    Office of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:165-84. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint A call for empirical research on best practices for economic evaluation in ophthalmic outcomes research
    Kevin D Frick
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:81-3. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Effect of health insurance on workplace absenteeism in the U.S. workforce
    Jennifer H Lofland
    Department of Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:13-21. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the relationship between health insurance (HI) and number of missed workdays (MW), and how it is modified by level of access to care (AC) and healthcare use (HC)...
  101. ncbi request reprint Surgical Treatments Outcomes Project for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (STOP-DUB): design and methods
    Kay Dickersin
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Control Clin Trials 24:591-609. 2003
    ..The main scientific objective for the observational study was to examine changes over time in terms of treatment selected, DUB-related symptoms, and quality of life...

Research Grants1

  1. Comorbid Conditions in Cancer Survivors: Costs and Quality of Care
    Claire F Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because of the high prevalence of comorbid conditions among cancer survivors, this question is of critical importance. ..