Anna P Schenck
Affiliation: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
- Increasing colorectal cancer testing: translating physician interventions into population-based practiceAnna P Schenck
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC 27511, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 27:25-35. 2006..Results in one State were stronger than the other, and two components of the intervention appeared more promising than others. Use of CRC tests can be increased, but additional approaches are needed...
- Trends in colorectal cancer test use in the medicare population, 1998-2005Anna P Schenck
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, North Carolina 27518 8598, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:1-7. 2009..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening has been covered under the Medicare program since 1998. No prior study has addressed the question of the completeness of CRC screening in the entire Medicare cohort...
- Evaluation of claims, medical records, and self-report for measuring fecal occult blood testing among medicare enrollees in fee for serviceAnna P Schenck
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC 27511 8598, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:799-804. 2008..Medicare claims have been used to measure CRC testing but the validity of using claims to measure fecal occult blood tests (FOBT) has not been established...
- Data sources for measuring colorectal endoscopy use among Medicare enrolleesAnna P Schenck
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, 100 Regency Forest, Suite 200, Cary, NC 27511 8598, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2118-27. 2007..We compared ascertainment of sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy between three data sources: self reports, Medicare claims, and medical records...
- Racial differences in colorectal cancer test use by Medicare consumersAnna P Schenck
Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina 27511 8598, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:320-6. 2006..Lower use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening has been suggested as a factor in higher rates of CRC incidence and mortality among African Americans. Racial differences in colorectal cancer test use are not well understood...
- Inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and all-cause mortality among the elderlyDavid W Brown
Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina, USA
Am J Prev Med 26:112-8. 2004..The objective of this study was to evaluate associations between inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and 5-year all-cause mortality among older adults hospitalized with AMI...
- Lipid testing among patients with diabetes who receive diabetes care from primary care physiciansMark W Massing
Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary 27511, USA
Diabetes Care 26:1369-73. 2003..To identify factors related to lipid testing among patients with diabetes who receive diabetes care from primary care physicians...
- Predictors of screening mammography among a North and South Carolina Medicare populationLisa C Vinikoor
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, Cary, NC 27518, USA
Am J Med Qual 26:364-71. 2011..Older age, having certain morbidities, and Medicaid eligibility were inversely related to being screened...
- Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among Medicare consumersCarrie N Klabunde
Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:313-9. 2006..Few studies have examined lack of physician recommendation and other reasons for under-utilization of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in the Medicare population...
- Racial differences in mortality among Medicare recipients after treatment for localized prostate cancerPaul A Godley
Division of Hematology Oncology, School of Medicine and the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7305, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1702-10. 2003..We investigated whether racial disparities in outcomes of clinically localized prostate cancer vary by treatment (surgery, radiation therapy, or nonaggressive treatment)...
- Racial differences in clinical progression among Medicare recipients after treatment for localized prostate cancer (United States)Jacob H Cohen
Department of Urology, SUNY Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Cancer Causes Control 17:803-11. 2006..We investigate differences in disease-free survival among white, black, Hispanic, and Asian patients in a large, population-based database...
- Randomized trial to improve fracture prevention in nursing home residentsCATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Am J Med 120:886-92. 2007..Interventions to improve the fracture prevention in nursing homes are needed...
- Role of data at the Carolinas Center for Medical ExcellenceMark W Massing
Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, NC, USA
N C Med J 69:132-8. 2008
- Risk factors for hip fracture in skilled nursing facilities: who should be evaluated?CATHLEEN S COLON-EMERIC
Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Osteoporos Int 14:484-9. 2003..Osteoporosis screening and intervention should focus on the healthiest, most independent subset of residents who have the greatest fracture risk...