Carolyn W Zhu

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Long-term associations between cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine use and health outcomes among patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 9:733-40. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Health-related resource use and costs in elderly adults with and without mild cognitive impairment
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:396-402. 2013
  3. pmc Utilization of antihypertensives, antidepressants, antipsychotics, and hormones in Alzheimer disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Study of Health Care across Systems and Sites of Care, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, NY 10468, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:144-8. 2011
  4. pmc A random effects multinomial logit analysis of using Medicare and VA healthcare among veterans with dementia
    Carolyn W Zhu
    James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 29:91-104. 2010
  5. pmc Use of Medicare and Department of Veterans Affairs health care by veterans with dementia: a longitudinal analysis
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Research Enhancement Award Program and Geriatric Research, Health Services Research and Development Service, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1908-14. 2009
  6. pmc Patient dependence and longitudinal changes in costs of care in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY, NY 10468, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:416-23. 2008
  7. pmc The effects of patient function and dependence on costs of care in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1497-503. 2008
  8. pmc Comparison of costs of care between patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center and Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Targeted Research Enhancement Program, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 4:280-4. 2008
  9. pmc Home health and informal care utilization and costs over time in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:1-20. 2008
  10. pmc Economic considerations in the management of Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC and Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Targeted Research Enhancement Program TREP, Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468 USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:143-54. 2006

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Long-term associations between cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine use and health outcomes among patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 9:733-40. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Health-related resource use and costs in elderly adults with and without mild cognitive impairment
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:396-402. 2013
    ..To assess differences in resource use and cost between older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) over time...
  3. pmc Utilization of antihypertensives, antidepressants, antipsychotics, and hormones in Alzheimer disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Study of Health Care across Systems and Sites of Care, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, NY 10468, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:144-8. 2011
    ..Findings suggest accurate modeling of the Alzheimer disease treatment paradigm for certain subgroups of patients should include antihypertensives and antipsychotics in addition to cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine...
  4. pmc A random effects multinomial logit analysis of using Medicare and VA healthcare among veterans with dementia
    Carolyn W Zhu
    James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 29:91-104. 2010
    ..Efforts to coordinate care between VA and Medicare providers are necessary to ensure patients receive high quality care...
  5. pmc Use of Medicare and Department of Veterans Affairs health care by veterans with dementia: a longitudinal analysis
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Research Enhancement Award Program and Geriatric Research, Health Services Research and Development Service, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1908-14. 2009
    ..Efforts to coordinate care between VA and Medicare providers are necessary to ensure that patients receive high-quality care, especially patients with multiple comorbidities...
  6. pmc Patient dependence and longitudinal changes in costs of care in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY, NY 10468, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 26:416-23. 2008
    ..To examine the incremental effect of patients' dependence on others, on cost of medical and nonmedical care, and on informal caregiving hours over time...
  7. pmc The effects of patient function and dependence on costs of care in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1497-503. 2008
    ..To estimate incremental effects of patients' dependence and function on costs of care during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and to compare strengths of their relationships with different cost components...
  8. pmc Comparison of costs of care between patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center and Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Targeted Research Enhancement Program, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 4:280-4. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the Predictors II Study took place in three university-based AD centers in the U.S...
  9. pmc Home health and informal care utilization and costs over time in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:1-20. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Economic considerations in the management of Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC and Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Targeted Research Enhancement Program TREP, Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468 USA
    Clin Interv Aging 1:143-54. 2006
    ..Continued home care for patients under pharmacological treatment may reduce caregiver burden, healthcare costs, and ultimately improve patients' and caregivers' QoL...
  11. pmc Clinical characteristics and longitudinal changes of informal cost of Alzheimer's disease in the community
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center and Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, James J Peters Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1596-602. 2006
    ..Each additional point on the BDRS increased informal caregiving costs 5.4%. Average annual informal cost was estimated at $25,381 per patient, increasing from $20,589 at baseline to $43,030 in Year 4...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of the balanced budget act on Medicare home health utilization
    Carolyn Wei Zhu
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:989-94. 2004
    ..These findings raise important questions about whether the decrease in expenditures will result in increased incidence of adverse effects or less satisfaction with care of vulnerable individuals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of effects of patient characteristics on direct costs in Alzheimer disease
    C W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Neurology 67:998-1005. 2006
    ..To estimate long-term trajectories of direct cost of caring for patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and examine the effects of patients' characteristics on cost longitudinally...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical features associated with costs in early AD: baseline data from the Predictors Study
    C W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Neurology 66:1021-8. 2006
    ..Few studies on cost of caring for patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) have simultaneously considered multiple dimensions of disease costs and detailed clinical characteristics...
  15. doi request reprint Longitudinal medication usage in Alzheimer disease patients
    Carolyn W Zhu
    This Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC and HSR and D Center for the Study of Health Care Across Systems and Sites of Care, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Gertrude H Sergievsky Center and the Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center Department of Psychology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Eli Lily and Company Cognitive Neuroscience Division of the Taub Institute for Research in Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, New York, NY Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:354-9. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Hospital-based palliative care consultation: effects on hospital cost
    Joan D Penrod
    Health Services REAP GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:973-9. 2010
    ..Palliative care consultation teams in hospitals are becoming increasingly more common. Palliative care improves the quality of hospital care for patients with advanced disease. Less is known about its effects on hospital costs...
  17. pmc ADCS Prevention Instrument Project: pharmacoeconomics: assessing health-related resource use among healthy elderly
    Mary Sano
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, James J Peters VAMC, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:S191-202. 2006
    ..In addition, the loss that relates to the subjects' own time as they transition through cognitive impairment is not well documented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cost and utilization outcomes of patients receiving hospital-based palliative care consultation
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research in Serious Physical and Mental Illness, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:855-60. 2006
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lipid monitoring in patients with schizophrenia prescribed second-generation antipsychotics
    Ellen M Weissman
    Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center VISN 3, Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1323-6. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Pediatric cystic fibrosis: evaluating costs and genetic testing
    Warren Balinsky
    Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy, New School University, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:30-4. 2004
    ..A broad educational effort, particularly among health care professionals, and genetic screening are advocated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improved fitness narrows the symptom-reporting gap between older men and women
    Miriam C Morey
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center 182, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:381-90. 2003
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare sex differences in adaptations to exercise training in measures of physical function (physical performance and self-report) and symptom reporting...