Affiliation: Merck Research Laboratories
- Earnings changes for depressed individuals treated by mental health specialistsM Zhang
VA Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
Am J Psychiatry 156:108-14. 1999..This study examines the difference in lost earnings and the difference in treatment costs experienced by depressed individuals treated in these two sectors...
- A joint choice model of the decision to seek depression treatment and choice of provider sectorJ Fortney
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Little Rock, USA
Med Care 36:307-20. 1998..The objective was to identify those subject-specific case-mix factors and those provider sector-specific access measures that significantly impacted this joint decision...
- The relationship between quality and outcomes in routine depression careJ Fortney
Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:56-62. 2001..This longitudinal, nonexperimental study examined whether depression treatment provided in concordance with guidelines developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is associated with improved clinical outcomes...
- Services utilization before and after the prospective payment system by patients with somatization disorderM Zhang
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 25:76-82. 1998..This study confirms the results from other research indicating that higher levels of efficiency may be achieved for certain psychiatric disorders through prospective payment mechanisms...