Colleen A McHorney

Summary

Affiliation: Merck Research Laboratories
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The impact of osteoporosis medication beliefs and side-effect experiences on non-adherence to oral bisphosphonates
    Colleen A McHorney
    U S Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:3137-52. 2007
  2. doi Validity of the adherence estimator in the prediction of 9-month persistence with medications prescribed for chronic diseases: a prospective analysis of data from pharmacy claims
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454, USA
    Clin Ther 31:2584-607. 2009
  3. ncbi The Adherence Estimator: a brief, proximal screener for patient propensity to adhere to prescription medications for chronic disease
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:215-38. 2009
  4. ncbi Clinical validity of the SWAL-QOL and SWAL-CARE outcome tools with respect to bolus flow measures
    Colleen A McHorney
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Dysphagia 21:141-8. 2006
  5. pmc Individual patients hold different beliefs to prescription medications to which they persist vs nonpersist and persist vs nonfulfill
    Colleen A McHorney
    U S Outcomes Research, Merck and Co Inc, North Wales, PA, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 4:187-95. 2010
  6. pmc Structural equation modeling of the proximal-distal continuum of adherence drivers
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck, North Wales, PA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 6:789-804. 2012
  7. ncbi Frequency of and reasons for medication non-fulfillment and non-persistence among American adults with chronic disease in 2008
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, North Wales, PA, USA
    Health Expect 14:307-20. 2011
  8. pmc Unintentional non-adherence to chronic prescription medications: how unintentional is it really?
    Abhijit S Gadkari
    U, S, Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, 351 North Sumneytown Pike, North Wales, PA 19454, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:98. 2012
  9. ncbi Effects of depression and pain severity on satisfaction in medical outpatients: analysis of the Medical Outcomes Study
    Matthew J Bair
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, 11 H, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:143-52. 2007
  10. ncbi The SWAL-QOL and SWAL-CARE outcomes tool for oropharyngeal dysphagia in adults: III. Documentation of reliability and validity
    Colleen A McHorney
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Dysphagia 17:97-114. 2002

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi The impact of osteoporosis medication beliefs and side-effect experiences on non-adherence to oral bisphosphonates
    Colleen A McHorney
    U S Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:3137-52. 2007
    ....
  2. doi Validity of the adherence estimator in the prediction of 9-month persistence with medications prescribed for chronic diseases: a prospective analysis of data from pharmacy claims
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454, USA
    Clin Ther 31:2584-607. 2009
    ..The aim of this article was to assess the predictive validity of the Adherence Estimator--a 3-item instrument designed to estimate a patient's propensity to adhere to medications prescribed for chronic disease...
  3. ncbi The Adherence Estimator: a brief, proximal screener for patient propensity to adhere to prescription medications for chronic disease
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:215-38. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi Clinical validity of the SWAL-QOL and SWAL-CARE outcome tools with respect to bolus flow measures
    Colleen A McHorney
    Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Dysphagia 21:141-8. 2006
    ..Both sets of measures should be used in dysphagia effectiveness and outcomes research...
  5. pmc Individual patients hold different beliefs to prescription medications to which they persist vs nonpersist and persist vs nonfulfill
    Colleen A McHorney
    U S Outcomes Research, Merck and Co Inc, North Wales, PA, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 4:187-95. 2010
    ..Our objective was to explore whether adults hold different beliefs about medications to which they persist vs nonpersist and persist vs nonfulfull...
  6. pmc Structural equation modeling of the proximal-distal continuum of adherence drivers
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck, North Wales, PA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 6:789-804. 2012
    ..Structural equation modeling was used to test the predictors of these three proximal determinants of medication adherence using the proximal-distal continuum of adherence drivers as the organizing conceptual framework...
  7. ncbi Frequency of and reasons for medication non-fulfillment and non-persistence among American adults with chronic disease in 2008
    Colleen A McHorney
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, North Wales, PA, USA
    Health Expect 14:307-20. 2011
    ..Future efforts to improve medication adherence should address patients' medication concerns, perceived need for medications, and perceived medication affordability...
  8. pmc Unintentional non-adherence to chronic prescription medications: how unintentional is it really?
    Abhijit S Gadkari
    U, S, Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, 351 North Sumneytown Pike, North Wales, PA 19454, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:98. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to: (1) study the prevalence and predictors of unintentional non-adherence; and (2) explore the interrelationship between intentional and unintentional non-adherence in relation to patients' medication beliefs...
  9. ncbi Effects of depression and pain severity on satisfaction in medical outpatients: analysis of the Medical Outcomes Study
    Matthew J Bair
    Richard L Roudebush VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, 11 H, 1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:143-52. 2007
    ..Depression and pain have a substantial effect on patient satisfaction. Future studies should assess the reasons for dissatisfaction with care in patients with depression and pain...
  10. ncbi The SWAL-QOL and SWAL-CARE outcomes tool for oropharyngeal dysphagia in adults: III. Documentation of reliability and validity
    Colleen A McHorney
    Roudebush VA Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Dysphagia 17:97-114. 2002
    ....
  11. doi Survey nonresponders to a medication-beliefs survey have worse adherence and persistence to chronic medications compared with survey responders
    Abhijit S Gadkari
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, North Wales, PA 19454, USA
    Med Care 49:956-61. 2011
    ..The primary objective of this study was to investigate whether nonresponders to a medication-beliefs survey exhibited different adherence and persistence patterns than survey responders...
  12. ncbi Persistence across weekly and monthly bisphosphonates: analysis of US retail pharmacy prescription refills
    Thomas W Weiss
    US Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2193-203. 2007
    ..Determine whether monthly dosing of bisphosphonates has an impact on persistence relative to weekly dosing...
  13. pmc Osteoporosis medication profile preference: results from the PREFER-US study
    Thomas W Weiss
    Outcomes Research, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Health Expect 10:211-23. 2007
    ..To assess patient preferences for two osteoporosis medications...
  14. ncbi An evaluation of patient preferences for osteoporosis medication attributes: results from the PREFER-US study
    Thomas W Weiss
    Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:949-60. 2006
    ..To evaluate preferences for eight medication attributes that women may consider when evaluating prescription osteoporosis medications...
  15. doi Medication nonfulfillment rates and reasons: narrative systematic review
    Abhijit S Gadkari
    Merck and Co, Inc, North Wales, PA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:683-705. 2010
    ..There is a wide variation in reported nonfulfillment rates, but no previous study has systematically reviewed this literature to explore the reasons behind this variation...
  16. doi Reliability and validity of an instrument for assessing patients' perceptions about medications for diabetes: the PAM-D
    Patrick O Monahan
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:941-52. 2009
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of the Perceptions About Medications for Diabetes (PAM-D) instrument...
  17. ncbi Assessing and understanding measurement equivalence in health outcome measures. Issues for further quantitative and qualitative inquiry
    Colleen A McHorney
    Outcomes Research and Management, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania 19486, USA
    Med Care 44:S205-10. 2006
  18. ncbi A qualitative study of patients' and physicians' views about practice-based functional health assessment
    Colleen A McHorney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University Center for Aging Research, and Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Med Care 40:1113-25. 2002
    ..Patient reports of functioning and well-being have been most commonly used in clinical-practice settings at the group-level for research rather than at the individual-patient level for clinical decision-making...
  19. ncbi Impact of pain severity and location on health-related quality of life
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1110 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5100, USA
    Rheumatol Int 26:567-72. 2006
    ..4, p<0.0001). However, the impact of MSD was eliminated after controlling for pain severity. Regardless of the location of pain, pain severity appears to be an important correlate of functional status, both mental and physical...
  20. ncbi The potential clinical value of quality-of-life information response to Martin
    Colleen A McHorney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Med Care 40:III56-62. 2002
  21. ncbi Profile of Female Sexual Function: a patient-based, international, psychometric instrument for the assessment of hypoactive sexual desire in oophorectomized women
    Colleen A McHorney
    Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Menopause 11:474-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a self-administered, patient-based questionnaire to assess loss of sexual desire and associated symptoms in postmenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) experiencing distress...
  22. ncbi Understanding diabetes medications from the perspective of patients with type 2 diabetes: prerequisite to medication concordance
    Risa P Hayes
    Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA
    Diabetes Educ 32:404-14. 2006
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore diabetes medication experiences of patients with type 2 diabetes...
  23. ncbi Assessment of differential item functioning for demographic comparisons in the MOS SF-36 health survey
    Anthony J Perkins
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 1050 Wishard Blvd, RG6, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:331-48. 2006
    ..To investigate whether items of the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) 36-Item Short-Form Health Status Survey (SF-36) exhibited differential item functioning (DIF) with respect to age, education, race, and gender...
  24. ncbi Use of item response theory to link 3 modules of functional status items from the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old study
    Colleen A McHorney
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, RHC 6th Floor, 1050 Wishard Road, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:383-94. 2002
    ..To link, by using item response theory (IRT), 3 modules of functional status items in the Asset and Health Dynamics Among the Oldest Old (AHEAD) study...
  25. ncbi IRT health outcomes data analysis project: an overview and summary
    Karon F Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:121-32. 2007
    ..A component of the conference was presentation of a psychometric and content analysis of a secondary dataset...
  26. ncbi CONNECT: a measure of continuity of care in mental health services
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 5:209-21. 2003
    ..A broad initial validation strategy including known groups and convergent validity assessments produced results that will inform and focus future efforts. Next steps in the measure development process are discussed...
  27. ncbi The relationship between insomnia and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic illness
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:229-35. 2002
    ..To determine the association between insomnia and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with chronic illness after accounting for the effects of depression, anxiety, and medical comorbidities...
  28. ncbi A remarkable legacy of science: review of AHRQ-funded articles published in Medical Care during John Eisenberg's Directorship of AHRQ. Agency for Health care Research and Quality
    William M Tierney
    Med Care 40:1003-11. 2002
  29. ncbi Delicate balance between theory and practice: health status assessment and item response theory
    Karon F Cook
    Med Care 41:571-4. 2003
  30. ncbi Postscript: Applications of Rasch analysis in health care
    Colleen A McHorney
    Med Care 42:I73-8. 2004
  31. ncbi Preliminary validation of a patient-based self-assessment measure of severity of illness in type 2 diabetes: results from the pilot phase of the Veterans Health Study
    Mark Linzer
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 28:167-76. 2005
    ..After further testing, this case-mix measure may be suitable for controlling for severity of illness in ambulatory-based studies of diabetic patients with multiple chronic illnesses...
  32. ncbi Evidence-based practice for equating health status items: sample size and IRT model
    Karon F Cook
    University of Washington
    J Appl Meas 8:175-89. 2007
    ..Item responses collected using this approach result in two or more forms whose scores are not equivalent. Therefore, the item responses must be equated (adjusted) to a common mathematical metric...
  33. pmc Health perceptions in patients who undergo screening and workup for prostate cancer
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Urology 69:215-20. 2007
    ..This study was designed to determine whether a positive screening test with negative biopsy findings for prostate cancer is associated with worsened mental health during short-term follow-up...