Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Economic evaluation of strategies to reduce sudden cardiac death in young athletesMichael Schoenbaum
National Institute of Mental Health, 6001 Executive Blvd, Room 8225 MSC 9669, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Pediatrics 130:e380-9. 2012..The objective of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of adding electrocardiogram (ECG) screening to the currently standard practice of preparticipation history and physical examination (H&P) to reduce SCD...
- Promoting mental health recovery after hurricanes Katrina and Rita: what can be done at what costMichael Schoenbaum
RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:906-14. 2009..Concerns about mental health recovery persist after the 2005 Gulf storms. We propose a recovery model and estimate costs and outcomes...
- Modeled economic evaluation of alternative strategies to reduce sudden cardiac death among children treated for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorderPeter Denchev
Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, 6001 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Circulation 121:1329-37. 2010..Relative cost-effectiveness may be improved by basing cardiology referral on ECG alone. Benefits of ECG screening arise primarily by restricting children identified with SCD risk from competitive sports...
- Cost-effectiveness of quality improvement programs for patients with subthreshold depression or depressive disorderKenneth B Wells
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1269-78. 2007..This study explored the cost-effectiveness of quality-improvement interventions for depression in primary care, relative to usual care, among patients with subthreshold depression or depressive disorder...
- Quality improvement for depression in primary care: do patients with subthreshold depression benefit in the long run?Kenneth Wells
RAND Corporation, 1700 Main St, P O Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:1149-57. 2005..The authors examined 57-month effects of quality improvement on clinical outcomes and mental health care utilization of primary care patients with depressive disorder and subthreshold depression...
- Invited Commentary: Assessing treatment effects by using observational analyses--opportunities and limitationsPhilip S Wang
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 9669, USA
Am J Epidemiol 170:286-7; discussion 288. 2009..However, the authors' study is unlikely to address other potential sources of bias, which may make interpretation of their findings more difficult...
- Mental health service use among hurricane Katrina survivors in the eight months after the disasterPhilip S Wang
Interventional Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Psychiatr Serv 58:1403-11. 2007..This study examined use of mental health services among adult survivors of Hurricane Katrina in order to improve understanding of the impact of disasters on persons with mental disorders...
- Gender patterns in cost effectiveness of quality improvement for depression: results of a randomized, controlled trialMichael Schoenbaum
RAND Corporation, 1200 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202 5050, USA
J Affect Disord 87:319-25. 2005..Little is known about gender differences in the costs and outcomes of primary care quality improvement strategies for depression...
- Improving mental health treatments through comparative effectiveness researchPhilip S Wang
National Institute of Mental Health NIMH in Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:783-91. 2009..We use several recent comparative effectiveness trials to illustrate the potential value of such research for improving practice and policy...
- Interventions in organizational and community context: a framework for building evidence on dissemination and implementation in health services researchPeter Mendel
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 35:21-37. 2008....
- Cost-effectiveness of interventions for depressed LatinosMichael Schoenbaum
RAND, 1200 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:69-76. 2004..Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide, but treatment rates are low, particularly for minority patients...
- Exploratory evidence on the market for effective depression care in PittsburghMichael Schoenbaum
RAND, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:392-5. 2004..The authors assessed opportunities for increasing the rate of effective depression treatment by investigating the market for such treatment in the Pittsburgh area...
- The effects of primary care depression treatment on patients' clinical status and employmentMichael Schoenbaum
RAND, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
Health Serv Res 37:1145-58. 2002..To evaluate the effects of depression treatment in primary care on patients' clinical status and employment, over six months...