JOHN WARE

Summary

Affiliation: QualityMetric Incorporated
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Predicting declines in physical function in persons with multiple chronic medical conditions: what we can learn from the medical problem list
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:47. 2004
  2. pmc Better assessment of physical function: item improvement is neglected but essential
    Bonnie Bruce
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R191. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Conceptualization and measurement of health-related quality of life: comments on an evolving field
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Inc, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:S43-51. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Applications of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) to the assessment of headache impact
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI 02895, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:935-52. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Improvements in short-form measures of health status: introduction to a series
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Burden of restless legs syndrome on health-related quality of life
    Clete Kushida
    Stanford Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:617-24. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Item response theory methods can improve the measurement of physical function by combining the modified health assessment questionnaire and the SF-36 physical function scale
    Marie Martin
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Suite 201, Lincoln, 02865, RI, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:647-60. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of heart failure and coronary artery disease patients improved during participation in disease management programs: a longitudinal observational study
    Marie Martin
    Thomson Medstat, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Dis Manag 10:164-78. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of a patient-reported outcomes found computerized adaptive testing was efficient in assessing osteoarthritis impact
    Mark Kosinski
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:715-23. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients with abatacept and methotrexate significantly improved health-related quality of life
    Paul Emery
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Research Unit, University of Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 33:681-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Predicting declines in physical function in persons with multiple chronic medical conditions: what we can learn from the medical problem list
    Elizabeth A Bayliss
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:47. 2004
    ..Our objective was to assess the effect of certain comorbid conditions on physical well being over time in a population of persons with chronic medical conditions; and to compare these effects to that of hypertension alone...
  2. pmc Better assessment of physical function: item improvement is neglected but essential
    Bonnie Bruce
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R191. 2009
    ..We present the qualitative and quantitative item-evaluation process for developing the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function item bank...
  3. ncbi request reprint Conceptualization and measurement of health-related quality of life: comments on an evolving field
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Inc, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:S43-51. 2003
    ..To achieve this goal in rehabilitation medicine, we have much work to do...
  4. ncbi request reprint Applications of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) to the assessment of headache impact
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI 02895, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:935-52. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) and the reliability and validity of CAT-based estimates of headache impact scores in comparison with 'static' surveys...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improvements in short-form measures of health status: introduction to a series
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Burden of restless legs syndrome on health-related quality of life
    Clete Kushida
    Stanford Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:617-24. 2007
    ..To quantify the total and unique burden of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) on patient-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Item response theory methods can improve the measurement of physical function by combining the modified health assessment questionnaire and the SF-36 physical function scale
    Marie Martin
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Suite 201, Lincoln, 02865, RI, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:647-60. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of heart failure and coronary artery disease patients improved during participation in disease management programs: a longitudinal observational study
    Marie Martin
    Thomson Medstat, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Dis Manag 10:164-78. 2007
    ..This trend is in contrast to historic controls, where no significant HRQOL improvement occurred over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of a patient-reported outcomes found computerized adaptive testing was efficient in assessing osteoarthritis impact
    Mark Kosinski
    QualityMetric Incorporated, 640 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:715-23. 2006
    ..Evaluate a patient-reported outcomes questionnaire that uses computerized adaptive testing (CAT) to measure the impact of osteoarthritis (OA) on functioning and well-being...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients with abatacept and methotrexate significantly improved health-related quality of life
    Paul Emery
    Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Research Unit, University of Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 33:681-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the effect of abatacept, a costimulation modulator, on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the SF-36 health survey in Medicare managed care
    Barbara Gandek
    Health Assessment Lab and Tufts University School of Medicine, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:5-25. 2004
    ..g., older age, more chronic conditions), but were well above accepted standards for all subgroups. These findings support using standard algorithms for scoring the SF-36 in the HOS and subgroup analyses of HOS data...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the participation measure for post-acute care (PM-PAC)
    Barbara Gandek
    All correspondence and requests for reprints should be addressed to Barbara Gandek, MS, Health Assessment Lab, 275 Wyman Street, Suite 120, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:57-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate a patient-reported participation measure constructed within the framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving the response choices on the veterans SF-36 health survey role functioning scales: results from the Veterans Health Study
    Lewis E Kazis
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:263-80. 2004
    ..Additional work needs to test these improvements in other populations and to expand the analysis to track the responsiveness of the modified scales to clinically and socially important changes over time...
  14. ncbi request reprint The potential synergy between cognitive models and modern psychometric models
    Jakob B Bjorner
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Qual Life Res 12:261-74. 2003
    ..Such analyses provide new possibilities for combining psychometrics and cognitive methods...
  15. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of applying item response theory to measures of migraine impact: a re-analysis of three clinical studies
    Jakob B Bjorner
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI 02895, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:887-902. 2003
    ..Item response theory (IRT) is a powerful framework for analyzing multiitem scales and is central to the implementation of computerized adaptive testing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Calibration of an item pool for assessing the burden of headaches: an application of item response theory to the headache impact test (HIT)
    Jakob B Bjorner
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI 02895, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:913-33. 2003
    ..Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) of headache impact has potential advantages over traditional fixed-length tests in terms of precision, relevance, real-time quality control and flexibility...
  17. ncbi request reprint Using item response theory to calibrate the Headache Impact Test (HIT) to the metric of traditional headache scales
    Jakob B Bjorner
    Quality Metric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI 02895, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:981-1002. 2003
    ..However, to ensure 'backwards comparability' and to facilitate interpretations of results, we need the ability to express the IRT score in the metrics of the traditional scales...
  18. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the SF-8 Health Survey for comparing the impact of migraine and other conditions
    Diane M Turner-Bowker
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, RI, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:1003-12. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life associated with chronic conditions in eight countries: results from the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project
    Jordi Alonso
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM IMAS, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 13:283-98. 2004
    ..Few studies and no international comparisons have examined the impact of multiple chronic conditions on populations using a comprehensive health-related quality of life (HRQL) questionnaire...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of efalizumab on psoriasis-specific patient-reported outcomes. Results from three randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
    Alan Menter
    Baylor Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 3:27-38. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of cilostazol on treadmill walking, community-based walking ability, and health-related quality of life in patients with intermittent claudication due to peripheral arterial disease: meta-analysis of six randomized controlled trials
    Judith G Regensteiner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1939-46. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Identifying populations at risk: functional impairment and emotional distress
    John E Ware
    QualityMetric Inc
    Manag Care 11:15-7. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in early rheumatoid arthritis: impact of disease and treatment response
    Mark Kosinski
    QualityMetric, Inc, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:231-40. 2002
    ..To document the burden of early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on health-related quality of life (HQL) and compare changes in HQL across 2 treatments...

Research Grants4

  1. Dynamic Assessment of Pediatric Health and Functioning
    JOHN WARE; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Functional Health CAT in Chronic Kidney Disease
    JOHN WARE; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Development of a Functional Health CAT for Managing Obesity
    JOHN WARE; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. Computerized Adaptive Version of the PEDI
    JOHN WARE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This new disability assessment will fill a critical void with a system that is more practical and precise, programmed to be fully operational on both desktop and hand-held devices. ..