Jennifer Haas

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Active pharmacovigilance and healthcare utilization
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e423-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Do package inserts reflect symptoms experienced in practice?: assessment using an automated phone pharmacovigilance system with varenicline and zolpidem in a primary care setting
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Drug Saf 35:623-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in access to health care for different racial/ethnic groups by the racial/ethnic composition of an individual's county of residence
    Jennifer S Haas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusett 02160, USA
    Med Care 42:707-14. 2004
  4. pmc Association of local capacity for endoscopy with individual use of colorectal cancer screening and stage at diagnosis
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 116:2922-31. 2010
  5. pmc Racial segregation and disparities in cancer stage for seniors
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:699-705. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy health status and the risk of preterm delivery
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:58-63. 2005
  7. pmc Changes in the health status of women during and after pregnancy
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:45-51. 2005
  8. pmc Association of regional variation in primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations with individual use of colorectal cancer screening
    Jennifer S Haas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A90. 2007
  9. pmc Lower use of hospice by cancer patients who live in minority versus white areas
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:396-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential savings from substituting generic drugs for brand-name drugs: medical expenditure panel survey, 1997-2000
    Jennifer S Haas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:891-7. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Active pharmacovigilance and healthcare utilization
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e423-8. 2012
    ..Our objective was to describe adherence and outcomes associated with an automated pharmacovigilance call...
  2. doi request reprint Do package inserts reflect symptoms experienced in practice?: assessment using an automated phone pharmacovigilance system with varenicline and zolpidem in a primary care setting
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Drug Saf 35:623-8. 2012
    ..While the US FDA maintains a voluntary reporting system, postmarketing adverse drug events (ADEs) are underreported, and this case report-based system does not allow accurate determination of incidence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in access to health care for different racial/ethnic groups by the racial/ethnic composition of an individual's county of residence
    Jennifer S Haas
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusett 02160, USA
    Med Care 42:707-14. 2004
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  4. pmc Association of local capacity for endoscopy with individual use of colorectal cancer screening and stage at diagnosis
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 116:2922-31. 2010
    ..Limited capacity for endoscopy in areas in which African Americans and Hispanics live may be a reason for persistent disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and stage at diagnosis...
  5. pmc Racial segregation and disparities in cancer stage for seniors
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:699-705. 2008
    ..Disparities in cancer survival may be related to differences in stage. Segregation may be associated with disparities in stage, particularly for cancers for which screening promotes survival...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy health status and the risk of preterm delivery
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:58-63. 2005
    ..Despite extensive evaluation, our understanding of risk factors for premature delivery is incomplete...
  7. pmc Changes in the health status of women during and after pregnancy
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:45-51. 2005
    ..To characterize the changes in health status experienced by a multi-ethnic cohort of women during and after pregnancy...
  8. pmc Association of regional variation in primary care physicians' colorectal cancer screening recommendations with individual use of colorectal cancer screening
    Jennifer S Haas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A90. 2007
    ..However, another possible influence, the effect of regional differences in physicians' beliefs and recommendations on screening use, has not been assessed...
  9. pmc Lower use of hospice by cancer patients who live in minority versus white areas
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:396-9. 2007
    ..Although hospice care can alleviate suffering at the end of life for patients with cancer, it remains underutilized, particularly by African Americans and Hispanics...
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential savings from substituting generic drugs for brand-name drugs: medical expenditure panel survey, 1997-2000
    Jennifer S Haas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:891-7. 2005
    ..Generic substitution is one mechanism of curtailing prescription drug expenditures. Limited information is available about the potential savings associated with generic substitution...
  11. pmc Average household exposure to newspaper coverage about the harmful effects of hormone therapy and population-based declines in hormone therapy use
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:68-73. 2007
    ..The news media facilitated the rapid dissemination of the findings from the estrogen plus progestin therapy arm of the Women's Health Initiative (EPT-WHI)...
  12. pmc Evaluation and outcomes of women with a breast lump and a normal mammogram result
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:692-6. 2005
    ..Many women experience a breast lump. Clinical guidelines suggest that a normal mammogram result alone is not adequate to exclude a diagnosis of cancer...
  13. pmc Changes in newspaper coverage about hormone therapy with the release of new medical evidence
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:304-9. 2006
    ..Differential coverage by lay newspapers may have contributed to the differential impact...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk of breast cancer among women at average and increased risk
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:845-51. 2005
    ..This study examined characteristics associated with perception of breast cancer risk among women at average and increased risk...
  15. pmc Racial segregation and disparities in breast cancer care and mortality
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    Cancer 113:2166-72. 2008
    ..Questions have existed as to whether residential segregation is a mediator of racial/ethnic disparities in breast cancer care and breast cancer mortality, or has a differential effect by race/ethnicity...
  16. pmc Do physicians tailor their recommendations for breast cancer risk reduction based on patient's risk?
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:302-9. 2004
    ..To investigate how physicians tailor their recommendations for breast cancer prevention and risk reduction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differences in mortality among patients with community-acquired pneumonia in California by ethnicity and hospital characteristics
    Jennifer S Haas
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Med 114:660-4. 2003
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  18. pmc Gene expression profile testing for breast cancer and the use of chemotherapy, serious adverse effects, and costs of care
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:619-26. 2011
    ..While GEP testing was associated with an overall decrease in adjuvant chemotherapy, we did not find differences in serious chemotherapy-associated adverse events or charges during the 12 months following diagnosis...
  19. pmc The association of race, socioeconomic status, and health insurance status with the prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2105-10. 2003
    ..We examined the effect of race, socioeconomic status, and health insurance status on the prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in the use of postmenopausal hormone therapy after the publication of clinical trial results
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:184-8. 2004
    ..The recent publication of clinical trial results has led to a dramatic shift in the evidence about postmenopausal hormone therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Association of area sociodemographic characteristics and capacity for treatment with disparities in colorectal cancer care and mortality
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 117:4267-76. 2011
    ..Disparities in treatment and mortality for colorectal cancer (CRC) may reflect differences in access to specialized care or other characteristics of the area where an individual lives...
  22. ncbi request reprint Genomic testing and therapies for breast cancer in clinical practice
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e174-81. 2011
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  23. pmc Bupropion in breast milk: an exposure assessment for potential treatment to prevent post-partum tobacco use
    J S Haas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Tob Control 13:52-6. 2004
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  24. doi request reprint Participation in an ambulatory e-pharmacovigilance system
    Jennifer S Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:961-9. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Is the prevalence of gatekeeping in a community associated with individual trust in medical care?
    Jennifer S Haas
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Care 41:660-8. 2003
    ..Consumer concerns about the restrictions of managed care may lead to distrust...
  26. pmc Moving beyond the typologies of managed care: the example of health plan predictors of screening mammography
    Sherilyn Tye
    School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:179-206. 2004
    ..To develop a framework of factors to characterize health plans, to identify how plan characteristics were measured in a national survey, and to apply our findings to an analysis of the predictors of screening mammography...
  27. pmc Are gatekeeper requirements associated with cancer screening utilization?
    Kathryn A Phillips
    School of Pharmacy, Institute of Health Policy Studies, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:153-78. 2004
    ..Our objective was to examine whether gatekeeper requirements are associated with the utilization of cancer screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancer...
  28. pmc Association between language proficiency and the quality of primary care among a national sample of insured Latinos
    Jennifer R Pippins
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Med Care 45:1020-5. 2007
    ..Latinos experience substantial barriers to primary care. Limited English language proficiency may be a mechanism for these deficiencies, even for Latinos with health coverage...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in health status experienced by women with gestational diabetes and pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:729-36. 2005
    ..To examine changes in health status among women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trends in colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening
    Kathryn A Phillips
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Med Care 45:160-7. 2007
    ..A major health priority is to increase colorectal cancer screening, and colonoscopy has become an increasingly important method of screening. The Medicare program began coverage for colonoscopy for average risk individuals in 2001...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association of breastfeeding with maternal depressive symptoms
    Jennifer R Pippins
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:754-62. 2006
    ..In particular, our interest was to examine depressive symptoms during pregnancy as a potential risk factor for not initiating or continuing breastfeeding...
  32. pmc Race/ethnicity and nonadherence to prescription medications among seniors: results of a national study
    Walid F Gellad
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1572-8. 2007
    ..Because of significant racial/ethnic disparities in the control of many chronic diseases, differences in the rates of and reasons for medication nonadherence should be studied...
  33. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk reduction options: awareness, discussion, and use among women from four ethnic groups
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:162-6. 2006
    ..With recent advances in breast cancer risk reduction practices, it is increasingly important to assess both the breadth of and disparities in use across different racial/ethnic groups...
  34. ncbi request reprint Variation in screening mammography and Papanicolaou smear by primary care physician specialty and gatekeeper plan (United States)
    David A Haggstrom
    San Francisco General Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
    Cancer Causes Control 15:883-92. 2004
    ..To assess whether the specialty of a patient's primary care physician or being part of a gatekeeper plan influence breast and cervical cancer screening...
  35. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle behavior counseling for women patients among a sample of California physicians
    Jennifer C Livaudais
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0856, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:485-95. 2005
    ..Although the prevalence of diseases associated with these detrimental lifestyle behaviors is high among women in the United States, they may not receive adequate counseling from physicians...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting breast cancer risk reduction practices among California physicians
    Celia Patricia Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Prev Med 41:7-15. 2005
    ..Little is known about the incorporation of breast cancer risk reduction therapies into clinical practice...
  37. ncbi request reprint Can I find a doctor? Availability of primary care physicians in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Melissa G Ehman
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco CA, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:876-82. 2003
    ..We investigated factors associated with new-patient appointment availability of primary care physicians in the San Francisco Bay Area...
  38. doi request reprint Clinical trial discussion, referral, and recruitment: physician, patient, and system factors
    Celia P Kaplan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:979-88. 2013
    ..Physicians play an important role in recruitment by discussing clinical trials with their cancer patients. Patient-physician discussion is influenced by many factors relating to the physician, the patient, and the healthcare system...
  39. pmc Hospital characteristics and racial disparities in hospital mortality from common medical conditions
    Jennifer R Pippins
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1030-6. 2007
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  40. pmc Missed opportunities: family history and behavioral risk factors in breast cancer risk assessment among a multiethnic group of women
    Leah S Karliner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:308-14. 2007
    ..Clinician's knowledge of a woman's cancer family history (CFH) and counseling about health-related behaviors (HRB) is necessary for appropriate breast cancer care...
  41. ncbi request reprint Correlates of prescription drug use during pregnancy
    Erika Hyde Riley
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:401-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the extent of prescription drug use and the use of category D or X drugs during pregnancy and examine the maternal characteristics associated with use...
  42. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status and the health of pregnant women
    Anita L Stewart
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:285-300. 2007
    ..Few race/ethnic differences were found in physical functioning. Our results contribute to a small literature on how SES might interact with race/ethnicity in explaining health...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of managed care insurance on the use of preventive care for specific ethnic groups in the United States
    Jennifer S Haas
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, CA, USA
    Med Care 40:743-51. 2002
    ..Despite the broad implementation of managed care, there is little information that specifically addresses how this type of coverage may affect ethnic disparities...
  44. pmc Influence of body weight on patients' satisfaction with ambulatory care
    Christina C Wee
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Libby 330, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:155-9. 2002
    ..Obesity is associated with only modest decreases in satisfaction scores with the most recent visit, which were explained largely by higher illness burden among obese patients...
  45. pmc The effect of area HMO market share on cancer screening
    Laurence C Baker
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1751-72. 2004
    ..We examine the relationship between area managed care activity and screening for breast, cervical, and prostate cancer among patients enrolled in more managed care plans and patients who are enrolled in less managed plans...
  46. pmc An electronic health record-based intervention to improve tobacco treatment in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:781-7. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Secondary use of electronic health record data: spontaneous triggered adverse drug event reporting
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1211-5. 2010
    ..We developed and implemented a generalizable, scalable EHR-based system to automatically send electronic ADE reports to the FDA in real-time...
  48. pmc Communication factors in the follow-up of abnormal mammograms
    Eric G Poon
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:316-23. 2004
    ..To identify the communication factors that are significantly associated with appropriate short-term follow-up of abnormal mammograms...
  49. ncbi request reprint Inconsistent report cards: assessing the comparability of various measures of the quality of ambulatory care
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 40:155-65. 2002
    ..However, little has been done to create report cards at the ambulatory clinic level, nor has there been much comparison of the potential components of report cards...
  50. 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
  51. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, provider advice, and target gestational weight gain
    Naomi E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:633-8. 2005
    ..To study the relationships among prepregnancy body mass index (BMI), women's target gestational weight gain, and provider weight gain advice...
  52. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting participation in a breast cancer risk reduction telephone survey among women from four racial/ethnic groups
    Genevieve Des Jarlais
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 335, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    Prev Med 41:720-7. 2005
    ..Little is known about the participation of minorities in health behavior research. This manuscript assesses factors associated with participation among women in four racial/ethnic groups...
  53. ncbi request reprint The relative importance of worker, firm, and market characteristics for racial/ethnic disparities in employer-sponsored health Insurance
    Jennifer Haas
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    Inquiry 44:280-302. 2007
    ..Clearly, examining more nuanced outcomes is more informative about the role of race and ethnicity in why working people are uninsured...
  54. pmc Comparison of prospective and retrospective indicators of the quality of end-of-life cancer care
    Soko Setoguchi
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5671-8. 2008
    ..To compare prospectively and retrospectively defined benchmarks for the quality of end-of-life care, including a novel indicator for the use of opiate analgesia...
  55. ncbi request reprint Predictors of compliance with the postpartum visit among women living in healthy start project areas
    Allison S Bryant
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0132, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:511-6. 2006
    ..This study seeks to determine factors associated with compliance with a PPV among low-income women in the population served by fourteen Healthy Start sites...
  56. pmc Rates and predictors of colorectal cancer screening
    Su Ying Liang
    School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Suite 420, Box 0613, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A117. 2006
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  57. pmc Housing instability and food insecurity as barriers to health care among low-income Americans
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, UCSF San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:71-7. 2006
    ..Homelessness and hunger are associated with poor health outcomes. Housing instability and food insecurity describe less severe problems securing housing and food...
  58. pmc Variation in drug prices at pharmacies: are prices higher in poorer areas?
    Walid F Gellad
    Division of General Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:606-17. 2009
    ..To determine whether retail prices for prescription drugs are higher in poorer areas...
  59. pmc Angiotensin receptor blockers on the formularies of Medicare drug plans
    Walid F Gellad
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1172-5. 2007
    ..The presence of angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) on the formularies of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs) is vitally important to the health of seniors who cannot tolerate angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors...
  60. pmc How the new medicare drug benefit could affect vulnerable populations
    Walid F Gellad
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, in Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:248-55. 2006
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  61. ncbi request reprint Measuring managed care and its environment using national surveys: a review and assessment
    Su Ying Liang
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:9S-36S. 2006
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  62. ncbi request reprint Does patient cost sharing matter? Its impact on recommended versus controversial cancer screening services
    Su Ying Liang
    University of California, 3333 California St, Suite 420, Box 0613, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:99-107. 2004
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  63. pmc What if the federal government negotiated pharmaceutical prices for seniors? An estimate of national savings
    Walid F Gellad
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1435-40. 2008
    ..However, the government has an established mechanism for setting prices with pharmaceutical manufacturers for certain other federal programs--the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug dispensing limits and patterns
    Kathryn A Phillips
    Health Economics and Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Manag Care Interface 18:41-6. 2005
    ..Prescription dispensing patterns may have important influences on adherence, therapeutic and preventive health outcomes, and costs. This study examined dispensing patterns for five drug classes commonly prescribed for chronic conditions...
  65. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket expenditures for oral contraceptives and number of packs per purchase
    Kathryn A Phillips
    School of Pharmacy and the Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:36-42. 2004
    ..This study used nationally representative data to examine the out-of-pocket costs of OCPs and whether women obtain more than 1 pack per purchase...
  66. pmc Clinical practice patterns and cost effectiveness of human epidermal growth receptor 2 testing strategies in breast cancer patients
    Kathryn A Phillips
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0613, USA
    Cancer 115:5166-74. 2009
    ..Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing to target trastuzumab for patients with breast cancer provides insights into the evidence needed for emerging testing technologies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Viagra and contraceptives
    Kathryn A Phillips
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:277. 2003
  68. pmc Race and family history assessment for breast cancer
    Harvey J Murff
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:75-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether differences exist in the collection of family history information based on patient race...
  69. ncbi request reprint Drug withdrawals in the United States: a systematic review of the evidence and analysis of trends
    Amalia M Issa
    Program in Personalized Medicine and Targeted Therapeutics, University of Houston, 300 Technology Building, Houston, TX 77204 4021, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 2:177-85. 2007
    ..A comprehensive approach will be needed to address the improvement of drug safety. We propose improvements to the evidence base to increase drug safety and assess how new scientific evidence can be incorporated into drug safety efforts...

Research Grants6

  1. MATERNAL HEALTH STATUS AND ADVERSE BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Jennifer Haas; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such interventions should begin from the premise that improved maternal and infant outcomes can only come from improved maternal health. ..
  2. Racial Segregation & Disparities in Cancer Outcomes
    Jennifer Haas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed study would provide empirical evidence that could give impetus to area-based interventions to reduce cancer disparities. ..
  3. Computerized EMR-Assisted Smoking Cessation (CEASCE)
    Jennifer Haas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Future Directions: Evaluate whether CEASCE can serve as a prototype for other common primary care problems that require counseling for behavior change. ..