Leighton Chan

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent trends in assistive technology for mobility
    Rachel E Cowan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1095 NW 14th Terrace, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:20. 2012
  2. pmc Does postacute care site matter? A longitudinal study assessing functional recovery after a stroke
    Leighton Chan
    National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:622-9. 2013
  3. pmc Benefits of intensive treadmill exercise training on cardiorespiratory function and quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Chest 143:333-43. 2013
  4. pmc A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation
    Shyamal Patel
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard MedicalSchool, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:21. 2012
  5. pmc Major trends in mobility technology research and development: overview of the results of the NSF-WTEC European study
    David J Reinkensmeyer
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3875, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:22. 2012
  6. pmc A longitudinal evaluation of persons with disabilities: does a longitudinal definition help define who receives necessary care?
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1023-30. 2008
  7. pmc Geographic differences in use of home oxygen for obstructive lung disease: a national Medicare study
    Leighton Chan
    Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1604, USA
    J Rural Health 26:139-45. 2010
  8. pmc The complex web of health: relationships among chronic conditions, disability, and health services
    Stephen P Gulley
    National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Building 10, CRC, Room 1 1469, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:495-507. 2011
  9. pmc Use of emergency departments among working age adults with disabilities: a problem of access and service needs
    Elizabeth K Rasch
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section, National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1334-58. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Disparities in outpatient and home health service utilization following stroke: results of a 9-year cohort study in Northern California
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, CRC, Room 1 1469, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    PM R 1:997-1003. 2009

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Publications36

  1. pmc Recent trends in assistive technology for mobility
    Rachel E Cowan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1095 NW 14th Terrace, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:20. 2012
    ..We provide an overview of these improvements in user-technology integration and discuss whether such improvements have the potential to be transformative for people with mobility impairments...
  2. pmc Does postacute care site matter? A longitudinal study assessing functional recovery after a stroke
    Leighton Chan
    National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:622-9. 2013
    ..To determine the impact of postacute care site on stroke outcomes...
  3. pmc Benefits of intensive treadmill exercise training on cardiorespiratory function and quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Chest 143:333-43. 2013
    ..We examined the impact of aerobic exercise training on function and quality of life in patients with World Health Organization group 1 PH...
  4. pmc A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation
    Shyamal Patel
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard MedicalSchool, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:21. 2012
    ..Future work required to advance the field toward clinical deployment of wearable sensors and systems is discussed...
  5. pmc Major trends in mobility technology research and development: overview of the results of the NSF-WTEC European study
    David J Reinkensmeyer
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3875, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:22. 2012
    ..This commentary summarizes these trends, which are then described in detail in companion papers appearing in this special issue...
  6. pmc A longitudinal evaluation of persons with disabilities: does a longitudinal definition help define who receives necessary care?
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1023-30. 2008
    ..To assess, using a longitudinal definition, the impact of disability on a broad range of objective health care quality indicators...
  7. pmc Geographic differences in use of home oxygen for obstructive lung disease: a national Medicare study
    Leighton Chan
    Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1604, USA
    J Rural Health 26:139-45. 2010
    ..Home oxygen is the most expensive equipment item that Medicare purchases ($1.7 billion/year)...
  8. pmc The complex web of health: relationships among chronic conditions, disability, and health services
    Stephen P Gulley
    National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Building 10, CRC, Room 1 1469, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:495-507. 2011
    ..We examined the overlapping health-care needs of two such population groups among the U.S. working-age population (those aged 18-64 years): people with chronic medical conditions and people with disabilities...
  9. pmc Use of emergency departments among working age adults with disabilities: a problem of access and service needs
    Elizabeth K Rasch
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Section, National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1334-58. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between emergency department (ED) use and access to medical care and prescription medications among working age Americans with disabilities...
  10. doi request reprint Disparities in outpatient and home health service utilization following stroke: results of a 9-year cohort study in Northern California
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, CRC, Room 1 1469, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    PM R 1:997-1003. 2009
    ..To examine whether there are disparities in utilization of outpatient and home care services after stroke...
  11. ncbi request reprint The state-of-the-science: challenges in designing postacute care payment policy
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1522-5. 2007
    ..It assesses the payment systems' impact on PAC services, referencing relevant works in progress. Suggestions are made for future research...
  12. pmc Ongoing coverage for ongoing care: access, utilization, and out-of-pocket spending among uninsured working-aged adults with chronic health care needs
    Stephen P Gulley
    National Institutes of Health, Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Building 10 CRC, Room 1 1469, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1604, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:368-75. 2011
    ..We sought to determine how part-year and full-year gaps in health insurance coverage affected working-aged persons with chronic health care needs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence, prevalence, costs, and impact on disability of common conditions requiring rehabilitation in the United States: stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, limb loss, and back pa
    Vincent Y Ma
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Case Western University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:986-995.e1. 2014
    ..To determine the relative incidence, prevalence, costs, and impact on disability of 8 common conditions treated by rehabilitation professionals...
  14. pmc Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: potential effects on physical medicine and rehabilitation
    Joseph W Boninger
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:929-34. 2012
    ..A proactive approach to the changes the PPACA will bring about is essential for the health of the field...
  15. pmc Improving quality in stroke rehabilitation
    Nizar Dowla
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 17:230-8. 2010
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  16. pmc Managing activity difficulties at home: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries
    Brian J Dudgeon
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1256-61. 2008
    ..To describe assistance from helpers and use of assistive technology and environmental modification by community-dwelling people with difficulties in activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs)...
  17. pmc Minority disparities in disability between Medicare beneficiaries
    Marcia A Ciol
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:444-53. 2008
    ..To examine racial and ethnic disparities in mobility limitation, activities of daily living (ADLs), and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) in older adults enrolled in Medicare...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of mobility limitations with health care satisfaction and use of preventive care: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:583-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association between satisfaction with health care, the use of preventive health care, and mobility limitation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of communication disability on satisfaction with health care: a survey of medicare beneficiaries
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6490, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 14:221-8. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence and characteristics of community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries reporting a communication disability and the relationship between that disability and dissatisfaction with medical care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Disability and health care costs in the Medicare population
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1196-201. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of activity limitations on health care expenditures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dissatisfaction with medical services among Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Amitabh Jha
    Craig Hospital, Denver Health Medical Center, and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80110, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1335-41. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulties performing activities of daily living (ADLs) are more likely to report dissatisfaction with their health care than those without ADL difficulties...
  22. ncbi request reprint Increases in lumbosacral injections in the Medicare population: 1994 to 2001
    Janna Friedly
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98127, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1754-60. 2007
    ..Anecdotal reports and limited data suggest that the use of spinal injections is increasing, despite equivocal evidence about efficacy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Bile duct injury during cholecystectomy and survival in medicare beneficiaries
    David R Flum
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 290:2168-73. 2003
    ..Common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy is a significant source of patient morbidity, but its impact on survival is unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint Potential impact of the new medicare prospective payment system on reimbursement for traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1165-72. 2003
    ..To evaluate the potential impact of the new Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) on traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    David R Flum
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 289:1639-44. 2003
    ..Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Legislative issues. The federal financing and regulation of physical medicine and rehabilitation services
    Richard E Verville
    Powers, Pyles, Sutter and Verville, PC, 1875 Eye Street, NW, Twelfth Floor, Washington, DC 20006 5409, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 13:195-211, vii. 2002
    ..This information should assist PMR professionals in better understanding the legal regulatory system in which they provide services and support to their patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban US hospitals
    Laura Mae Baldwin
    University of Washington, Department of Family Medicine, Box 354982, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Rural Health 20:99-108. 2004
    ..Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a common and important cause of admission to US rural hospitals, as transport of patients with AMI to urban settings can result in unacceptable delays in care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Design and validation of a methodology using the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, to identify secondary conditions in people with disabilities
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1065-9. 2005
    ..To design and validate a methodology that identifies secondary conditions using International Classification of Disease, 9th Revision (ICD-9) codes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mobility limitations in the Medicare population: prevalence and sociodemographic and clinical correlates
    Anne Shumway-Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1217-21. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of and clinical markers associated with mobility limitations in Medicare Current Beneficiary Community Survey (MCBS) respondents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early mortality among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing bariatric surgical procedures
    David R Flum
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98195 7183, USA
    JAMA 294:1903-8. 2005
    ..Case series demonstrate that bariatric surgery can be performed with a low rate of perioperative mortality (0.5%), but the rate among high-risk patients and the community at large is unknown...
  31. ncbi request reprint Understanding the use of weights in the analysis of data from multistage surveys
    Marcia A Ciol
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:299-303. 2006
    ..Our objective is to help readers to understand and interpret results of research articles using this methodology. Examples using the MCBS data are provided to clarify the concepts presented in the article...
  32. pmc Geographic variation in epidural steroid injection use in medicare patients
    Janna Friedly
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Center for Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 358740, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98127, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1730-7. 2008
    ..We also sought to determine whether greater rates of epidural steroid injections are associated with lower rates of lumbar surgery...
  33. pmc Longitudinal change in the BODE index predicts mortality in severe emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:491-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that decrease in a modified BODE (mBODE) would predict survival in National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity--executive summary
    Walter R Frontera
    Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Phys Ther 86:285-98; discussion 299-300. 2006
    ..The small-group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A post-Summit, multi-organizational initiative is called to pursue the agendas outlined in this report...
  35. ncbi request reprint Geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiaries
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6490, USA
    J Rural Health 22:140-6. 2006
    ..Patients in rural areas may use less medical care than those living in urban areas. This could be due to differences in travel distance and time and a utilization of a different mix of generalists and specialists for their care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of physician reminders on the use of influenza vaccinations: a randomized trial
    Leighton Chan
    Division of Clinical Standards and Quality, Health Care Financing Administration, MS RX 42, Region 10, 2201 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:371-5. 2002
    ..To analyze the impact of mailed physician reminders to immunize their patients...