Albert Siu

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent trends in chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults in the United States
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:47. 2011
  2. pmc Early ambulation after hip fracture: effects on function and mortality
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:766-71. 2006
  3. pmc Effect of inpatient quality of care on functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 44:862-9. 2006
  4. doi request reprint The ironic business case for chronic care in the acute care setting
    Albert L Siu
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and James J Peters VA Hospital in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:113-25. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pain and opioid analgesics on the development of delirium following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:76-81. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency and impact of active clinical issues and new impairments on hospital discharge in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:108-13. 2003
  7. pmc Use of preventive care by elderly male veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration, Medicare fee-for-service, and Medicare HMO plans
    Salomeh Keyhani
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2179-85. 2007
  8. pmc Association of timing of surgery for hip fracture and patient outcomes
    Gretchen M Orosz
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:1738-43. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Integrating case management and palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:119-34. 2004
  10. pmc A novel interdisciplinary analgesic program reduces pain and improves function in older adults after orthopedic surgery
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1-10. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Recent trends in chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults in the United States
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:47. 2011
    ..To examine concurrent prevalence trends of chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults...
  2. pmc Early ambulation after hip fracture: effects on function and mortality
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:766-71. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between inpatient bed rest and functional outcomes. We examined how immobility is associated with function and mortality in patients with hip fracture...
  3. pmc Effect of inpatient quality of care on functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 44:862-9. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between functional outcome and process of care for patients with hip fracture...
  4. doi request reprint The ironic business case for chronic care in the acute care setting
    Albert L Siu
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and James J Peters VA Hospital in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:113-25. 2009
    ..Beyond benefits to hospitals, patients and payers could benefit from improved patient outcomes and costs; society could benefit from more appropriate deployment of resources...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pain and opioid analgesics on the development of delirium following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:76-81. 2003
    ..This study was performed to examine the relationship among pain, analgesics, and other factors on delirium in hip fracture patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency and impact of active clinical issues and new impairments on hospital discharge in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:108-13. 2003
    ..Hip fracture is associated with significant mortality and disability. Patients who are discharged from the hospital with active clinical problems may have worse outcomes than those patients without active clinical problems...
  7. pmc Use of preventive care by elderly male veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration, Medicare fee-for-service, and Medicare HMO plans
    Salomeh Keyhani
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2179-85. 2007
    ..We compared use of preventive care among veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) plans, and Medicare health maintenance organizations (HMOs)...
  8. pmc Association of timing of surgery for hip fracture and patient outcomes
    Gretchen M Orosz
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:1738-43. 2004
    ..Previous studies of surgical timing in patients with hip fracture have yielded conflicting findings on mortality and have not focused on functional outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Integrating case management and palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:119-34. 2004
    ..Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina has also chosen to sustain this enhanced model of care management for seriously ill patients...
  10. pmc A novel interdisciplinary analgesic program reduces pain and improves function in older adults after orthopedic surgery
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1-10. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of a multicomponent intervention on pain and function after orthopedic surgery...
  11. pmc Improving the management of pain in hospitalized adults
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1033-9. 2006
    ..Pain is a major quality issue. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a series of interventions on pain management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive decline among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:134-7. 2009
    ..Prior research has suggested an association between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the development of cognitive decline; however, these studies have been cross-sectional or small case series...
  13. doi request reprint Development of and recovery from difficulty with activities of daily living: an analysis of national data
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Aging Health 22:1081-98. 2010
    ..National-level data are needed on predictors of mild physical impairment among older adults to assist policy makers with resource allocation...
  14. pmc Association of income and prescription drug coverage with generic medication use among older adults with hypertension
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:611-8. 2006
    ..To determine whether low-income seniors and those without prescription drug coverage are more likely to use generic cardiovascular drugs than more affluent and better insured adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of generic cardiovascular medications by elderly Medicare beneficiaries receiving generalist or cardiologist care
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 45:109-15. 2007
    ..Physicians play a key role in determining use of generics and specialty may be a particularly influential factor...
  16. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in hip fracture patients: age, functional status, and comorbidity
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research in Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Bronx VA Medical Center, New York, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:407-13. 2007
    ..To examine unidentified heterogeneity in hip fracture patients that may predict variation in functional outcomes...
  17. pmc Awareness of pharmaceutical cost-assistance programs among inner-city seniors
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:117-29. 2009
    ..Lack of awareness may be a significant barrier to participation by low- and middle-income seniors in pharmaceutical cost-assistance programs...
  18. pmc Health literacy and cognitive performance in older adults
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1475-80. 2009
    ..To study the relationship between health literacy and memory and verbal fluency in older adults...
  19. pmc The association of race, gender, and comorbidity with mortality and function after hip fracture
    Joan D Penrod
    Geriatric Research, Eeducation, and Clinical Center, James J Peters VA Medical Center, 130 Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:867-72. 2008
    ..To address this problem, we combined three cohorts of hip fracture patients to produce a sample of 2692 patients followed for 6 months...
  20. doi request reprint Use of recommended ambulatory care services: is the Veterans Affairs quality gap narrowing?
    Joseph S Ross
    HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program and Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10025, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:950-8. 2008
    ....
  21. pmc Physical therapy and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness and Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1114-20. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between early physical therapy (PT), later therapy, and mobility 2 and 6 months after hip fracture...
  22. pmc Preoperative status and risk of complications in patients with hip fracture
    Mary Ann McLaughlin
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:219-25. 2006
    ..Our objective was to identify potentially modifiable clinical findings that should be considered in decisions about the timing of surgery...
  23. pmc Patient relocation in the 6 months after hip fracture: risk factors for fragmented care
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 130 W Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1826-31. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence and patterns of patient relocation after hip fracture, identify factors associated with relocation, and examine effect of relocation on outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patients with hip fracture: subgroups and their outcomes
    Elizabeth A Eastwood
    Bronx Department of Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1240-9. 2002
    ..To present several alternative approaches to describing the range and functional outcomes of patients with hip fracture...
  25. pmc The effect of perioperative anemia on clinical and functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 18:369-74. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of perioperative anemia in patients with hip fracture and assess the relationship between the hemoglobin measurements and clinical outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of post-operative pain on outcomes following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pain 103:303-11. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmissions after hospital discharge for hip fracture: surgical and nonsurgical causes and effect on outcomes
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:399-403. 2003
    ..To examine the causes of hospital readmission after hip fracture and the relationships between hospital readmission and 6-month physical function and mortality...
  28. doi request reprint Electronic health record components and the quality of care
    Salomeh Keyhani
    Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Med Care 46:1267-72. 2008
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) have been promoted as an important tool to improve quality of care. We examined the association between EHR components, a complete EHR, and the quality of care...
  29. pmc Beliefs about generic drugs among elderly adults in hospital-based primary care practices
    Alice Iosifescu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:377-83. 2008
    ..This study aimed to characterize seniors' beliefs about generic drugs, and examine potential correlates of these beliefs, including socioeconomic and health status variables, health literacy, and physician communication skills...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hip fracture in the older patient: reasons for delay in hospitalization and timing of surgical repair
    Gretchen M Orosz
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1336-40. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Performance of the Family Satisfaction with the End-of-Life Care (FAMCARE) measure in an ethnically diverse cohort: psychometric analyses using item response theory
    Jeanne A Teresi
    Research Division, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Riverdale, NY, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:399-408. 2014
    ..The Family Satisfaction with End-of-Life Care (FAMCARE) has been used widely among caregivers to individuals with cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of this measure using item response theory (IRT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with reductions in patients' analgesia at hospital discharge
    Carlton Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:41-9. 2006
    ..To describe the patterns of opioid prescribing and the factors associated with reductions in the potency of patients' analgesic medications at the time of hospital discharge...
  33. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation for reducing drug-discrepancy adverse events
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:236-43. 2006
    ..Medication reconciliation is a technique for identifying discrepancies in drug regimens prescribed in different care settings or at different time points to inform prescribing decisions and prevent medication errors...
  34. ncbi request reprint How much time do physicians spend providing care outside of office visits?
    Jeffrey Farber
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:693-8. 2007
    ..People with chronic illness require care outside of office visits, much of which is not reimbursed under current Medicare guidelines...
  35. ncbi request reprint Instability on hospital discharge and the risk of adverse outcomes in patients with pneumonia
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Box 1077, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1278-84. 2002
    ..Investigating claims that patients are being sent home from the hospital "quicker and sicker" requires a way of objectively measuring appropriateness of hospital discharge...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of blood transfusion on clinical and functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Ethan A Halm
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Transfusion 43:1358-65. 2003
    ..The effects of transfusion on morbidity and mortality are controversial. The influence of transfusion on risk-adjusted mortality, readmissions, and functional mobility was examined...
  37. pmc The challenge of studying the effects of managed care as managed care evolves
    Alex D Federman
    Health Serv Res 39:7-12. 2004
  38. doi request reprint Dual use of Veterans Affairs services and use of recommended ambulatory care
    Joseph S Ross
    HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program and Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Med Care 46:309-16. 2008
    ..It is not known what effect using care from multiple sources has on the quality of care patients receive...
  39. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of screening mammography beyond age 65 years: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:835-42. 2003
    ..The authors performed a review to determine the costs and benefits of mammography screening after age 65 years...
  40. pmc Low levels of awareness of pharmaceutical cost-assistance programs among inner-city seniors
    Alex D Federman
    JAMA 300:1412-4. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Newborn hearing screening: recommendations and rationale
    Alfred O Berg
    Am J Nurs 102:83-9. 2002
  42. pmc Avoidance of health care services because of cost: impact of the medicare savings program
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:263-70. 2005
    ..Despite its potential to improve access to primary care, the QMB program is underused. Future policy and research efforts should address low participation rates...

Research Grants5

  1. The 3 Cohort Study of Hip Fracture Functional Outcomes
    Albert Siu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The methodologies we propose to develop and test has wide applicability to other clinical problems of aging where functional status is an important outcome and mortality is also high. ..
  2. The 3 Cohort Study of Hip Fracture Functional Outcomes
    Albert Siu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The methodologies we propose to develop and test has wide applicability to other clinical problems of aging where functional status is an important outcome and mortality is also high. ..
  3. The 3 Cohort Study of Hip Fracture Functional Outcomes
    Albert Siu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The methodologies we propose to develop and test has wide applicability to other clinical problems of aging where functional status is an important outcome and mortality is also high. ..
  4. Patient-Oriented Research in Aging
    Albert Siu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....