Chin Lin Tseng

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Applying diabetes-related Prevention Quality Indicators to a national cohort of veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3017-23. 2003
  2. pmc Diabetes care among veteran women with disability
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge and Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:361-71. 2006
  3. pmc Are there gender differences in diabetes care among elderly Medicare enrolled veterans?
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S47-53. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns in monthly hemoglobin A1c values
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Health Care Knowledge Management, Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, 385 Tremont Avenue 129, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:565-74. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of administrative data to risk adjust amputation rates in a national cohort of medicare-enrolled veterans with diabetes
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledgement Management, DVA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Med Care 43:88-92. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-system utilization affects regional variation in prevention quality indicators: the case of amputations among veterans with diabetes
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey HealthCare System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:886-92. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes healthcare quality report cards: how accurate are the grades?
    Leonard Pogach
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:797-804. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Can ambulatory care prevent hospitalization for metabolic decompensation?
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Med Care 46:148-57. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of regional variation in total, major, and minor amputation rates in a national health-care system
    Chin Lin Tseng
    DVA New Jersey Healthcare System, Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:368-76. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Facility variation in utilization of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers in patients with diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease
    Anjali Tiwari
    DVA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:73-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Applying diabetes-related Prevention Quality Indicators to a national cohort of veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3017-23. 2003
    ..We identified patient-level characteristics associated with hospitalization for metabolic decompensation, developed a risk-adjustment model for the measures, and compared regional network performance using these PQIs...
  2. pmc Diabetes care among veteran women with disability
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge and Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:361-71. 2006
    ..The primary objective of this study was to analyze predictors of diabetes care consistent with performance standards among women Veterans Health Administration (VHA) clinic users with disability enrollment status...
  3. pmc Are there gender differences in diabetes care among elderly Medicare enrolled veterans?
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S47-53. 2006
    ..To examine gender differences in diabetes care process measures and intermediate outcomes among veteran clinic users...
  4. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns in monthly hemoglobin A1c values
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Health Care Knowledge Management, Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, 385 Tremont Avenue 129, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:565-74. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint Use of administrative data to risk adjust amputation rates in a national cohort of medicare-enrolled veterans with diabetes
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledgement Management, DVA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Med Care 43:88-92. 2005
    ..A reduction in diabetes-related lower extremity amputations is a national health care priority...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dual-system utilization affects regional variation in prevention quality indicators: the case of amputations among veterans with diabetes
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey HealthCare System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:886-92. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of dual-system utilization by veterans on regional variation in lower-extremity amputation rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes healthcare quality report cards: how accurate are the grades?
    Leonard Pogach
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:797-804. 2005
    ..To evaluate the accuracy and precision of random sampling in identifying healthcare system outliers in diabetes performance measures...
  8. doi request reprint Can ambulatory care prevent hospitalization for metabolic decompensation?
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Administration New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Med Care 46:148-57. 2008
    ..Metabolic decompensations (MD) are hospitalizations considered preventable with appropriate ambulatory care. We tested for associations between diabetes care and MD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of regional variation in total, major, and minor amputation rates in a national health-care system
    Chin Lin Tseng
    DVA New Jersey Healthcare System, Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:368-76. 2007
    ..Health-care systems need actionable information on amputation rates in order to improve foot-care delivery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Facility variation in utilization of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers in patients with diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease
    Anjali Tiwari
    DVA New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:73-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate facility-level variation in prescription rates of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medications for patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  11. pmc Does diabetes care differ by type of chronic comorbidity?: An evaluation of the Piette and Kerr framework
    Sri Ram Pentakota
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1285-92. 2012
    ..To evaluate the relationship between diabetes care and types of comorbidity, classified by the degree to which their treatment is concordant with that for diabetes...
  12. pmc Initial nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations among veterans with diabetes
    Usha Sambamoorthi
    HSR and D Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Med Care 44:779-87. 2006
    ..We sought to identify initial nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations (ILEAs) and compare rates of ILEAs with different coding algorithms and varying lengths of observation period prior (look-back) to the first observed amputation...
  13. pmc Chronic illness with complexity: implications for performance measurement of optimal glycemic control
    Pramod Meduru
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, VA New Jersey Healthcare System, 385 Tremont Ave 129, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:408-18. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between chronic illness with complexity (CIC) and optimal glycemic control...
  14. ncbi request reprint Short-term statin exposure is associated with reduced all-cause mortality in persons with diabetes
    Quanwu Zhang
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System, Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, New Jersey 07018, USA
    Med Care 45:308-14. 2007
    ..The survival benefit of statins in nontrial populations of persons with diabetes is unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Survival benefit of nephrologic care in patients with diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:55-62. 2008
    ..The association of nephrologic care and survival in patients with diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease is unknown...
  16. doi request reprint Estimating utilities for chronic kidney disease, using SF-36 and SF-12-based measures: challenges in a population of veterans with diabetes
    Mangala Rajan
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Health Administration New Jersey, East Orange, NJ, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:53-64. 2013
    ..We used within-method and across-method comparisons and estimated disutilities associated with increasing chronic kidney disease (CKD) severity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of self-reported patient characteristics upon assessment of glycemic control in the Veterans Health Administration
    Miriam Maney
    VA HSR and D Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management Research, VA New Jersey Healthcare System, 385 Tremont Avenue, East Orange, NJ, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:245-51. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to evaluate the impact of self-reported patient factors on quality assessment of Veterans Health Administration medical centers in achieving glycemic control...
  18. ncbi request reprint The association between mental health functioning and nontraumatic lower extremity amputations in veterans with diabetes
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Health Care Knowledge and Management, VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ 07018, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:537-46. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between mental health functioning and lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in veterans with diabetes...
  19. doi request reprint Opting out of an integrated healthcare system: dual-system use is associated with poorer glycemic control in veterans with diabetes
    Drew Helmer
    VA New Jersey Health Care System Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, NJ, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:73-80. 2008
    ..To test for an association between quality of care and patient choice to obtain care outside an integrated healthcare delivery system...
  20. pmc Trends in initial lower extremity amputation rates among Veterans Health Administration health care System users from 2000 to 2004
    Chin Lin Tseng
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1157-63. 2011
    ..To evaluate temporal trends in rates of initial lower extremity amputation (ILEA) among patients with diabetes in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  21. doi request reprint Individualized, non-age-based glycemic control in elderly veterans with diabetes
    Drew A Helmer
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:728-31. 2008
    ..To examine the role of age and endocrinology care in glycemic testing and control in elderly veterans with diabetes...
  22. pmc Hidden complexities in assessment of glycemic outcomes: are quality rankings aligned with treatment?
    Leonard M Pogach
    Department of Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2133-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate facility rankings in achieving <7% A1C levels based on the complexity of glycemic treatment regimens using threshold and continuous measures...
  23. pmc Spinal fluid abnormalities in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Benjamin H Natelson
    CFS Cooperative Research Center and Department of Neurosciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:52-5. 2005
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  24. pmc Assessing quality of diabetes care by measuring longitudinal changes in hemoglobin A1c in the Veterans Health Administration
    Wes Thompson
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness at the Birmingham VA Medical Center and the University of Alabama, 35294, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1818-35. 2005
    ..A1c levels are widely used to assess quality of diabetes care provided by health care systems. Currently, cross-sectional measures are commonly used for such assessments...
  25. pmc Failure of ICD-9-CM codes to identify patients with comorbid chronic kidney disease in diabetes
    Elizabeth F O Kern
    Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106 4951, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:564-80. 2006
    ..To determine prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with diabetes, and accuracy of International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes to identify such patients...
  26. doi request reprint Facility-level variations in patient-reported footcare knowledge sufficiency: implications for diabetes performance measurement
    Mangala Rajan
    Center for Healthcare Knowledge Management, Department of Veteran Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ, United States
    Prim Care Diabetes 1:147-53. 2007
    ..To evaluate medical center variation in self-reported knowledge of footcare practices by veterans at high risk for lower extremity complications...