I B Wilson

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Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV patients' experiences with inpatient and outpatient care: results of a national survey
    Ira B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center 345, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Med Care 40:1149-60. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation of lean body mass to health-related quality of life in persons with HIV
    I B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:137-46. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in lean body mass and total body weight are weakly associated with physical functioning in patients with HIV infection
    I B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    HIV Med 3:263-70. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Patterns of adherence with antiretroviral medications: an examination of between-medication differences
    I B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research and Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:259-63. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient communication in HIV disease: the importance of patient, physician, and visit characteristics
    I B Wilson
    Department of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:417-25. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Costs and outcomes of AIDS care: comparing a health maintenance organization with fee-for-service systems in the Boston Health Study
    I B Wilson
    Primary Care Outcomes Research Institute and Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 17:424-32. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of resistance training on self-reported physical functioning in HIV infection
    R Roubenoff
    Department of Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1811-7. 2001
  8. pmc Taking antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection: learning from patients' stories
    M B Laws
    Latino Health Institute Center for Research on Culture and Health and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:848-58. 2000
  9. pmc Evaluation of the single-item self-rating adherence scale for use in routine clinical care of people living with HIV
    B J Feldman
    Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 9th Ave, Box 359931, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:307-18. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients' role in the use of radiology testing for common office practice complaints
    I B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:256-63. 2001

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV patients' experiences with inpatient and outpatient care: results of a national survey
    Ira B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center 345, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Med Care 40:1149-60. 2002
    ..Little is known about HIV patients' care experiences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relation of lean body mass to health-related quality of life in persons with HIV
    I B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:137-46. 2000
    ..To determine the nature and strength of the relation between lean body mass and measures of health-related quality-of-living (HRQL) including physical functioning in men and women with HIV...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in lean body mass and total body weight are weakly associated with physical functioning in patients with HIV infection
    I B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    HIV Med 3:263-70. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Patterns of adherence with antiretroviral medications: an examination of between-medication differences
    I B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research and Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:259-63. 2001
    ..To determine whether adherence with one antiretroviral medication reliably predicts adherence with other antiretroviral medications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physician-patient communication in HIV disease: the importance of patient, physician, and visit characteristics
    I B Wilson
    Department of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 25:417-25. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Costs and outcomes of AIDS care: comparing a health maintenance organization with fee-for-service systems in the Boston Health Study
    I B Wilson
    Primary Care Outcomes Research Institute and Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 17:424-32. 1998
    ..A 4-month observational cohort study was performed to compare the performance of one health maintenance organization (HMO) with two fee-for-service (FFS) systems in Boston, Massachusetts in treating 255 patients with AIDS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of resistance training on self-reported physical functioning in HIV infection
    R Roubenoff
    Department of Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1811-7. 2001
    ....
  8. pmc Taking antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection: learning from patients' stories
    M B Laws
    Latino Health Institute Center for Research on Culture and Health and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:848-58. 2000
    ..To describe how people with HIV understand and experience the problem of adhering to antiretroviral medication regimens...
  9. pmc Evaluation of the single-item self-rating adherence scale for use in routine clinical care of people living with HIV
    B J Feldman
    Department of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 9th Ave, Box 359931, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:307-18. 2013
    ..These results and the SRSI's low patient burden suggest its routine use could be helpful for assessing adherence in clinical care and should be more widespread, particularly where more complex instruments may be impractical...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients' role in the use of radiology testing for common office practice complaints
    I B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:256-63. 2001
    ..However, little is known about the correlates of the use of those services, particularly the influence of patients' preferences on physicians' utilization decisions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical understanding and clinical implications of response shift
    I B Wilson
    Primary Care Outcomes Research Institute and the Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Soc Sci Med 48:1577-88. 1999
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The quality of care received by HIV patients without a primary provider
    L Ding
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 20:35-42. 2008
    ..We conclude that having a primary HIV care provider who is knowledgeable about a patient's care is related to the quality of medical care received by persons with HIV infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences in patient and clinic characteristics at CARE Act funded versus non-CARE Act funded HIV clinics
    K McInnes
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5899, USA
    AIDS Care 16:851-7. 2004
    ..g. mental health, nutrition, case management, child care). These results are consistent with findings of other studies that were limited by non-probability samples or restricted geographical areas...
  14. ncbi request reprint Voluntary physician switching by human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals: a national study of patient, physician, and organizational factors
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:189-98. 2007
    ..We sought to assess which patient, physician, and organizational factors are related to voluntary physician switching among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients...
  15. pmc Primary care experiences of medicare beneficiaries, 1998 to 2000
    Jana E Montgomery
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:991-8. 2004
    ..To examine changes in the quality of primary care experienced and reported by Medicare beneficiaries from 1998 to 2000...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinician gender is more important than gender concordance in quality of HIV care
    Mary Sue Beran
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Gend Med 4:72-84. 2007
    ..Less is known about how physician gender and gender concordance affect care for chronic illnesses, including HIV...
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of HIV load in determining weight change in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    D Mkaya Mwamburi
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:167-73. 2005
    ..In this prospective cohort study, we determined the relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA load and body weight in patients with HIV infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint A national study of the relationship of care site HIV specialization to early adoption of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Ira B Wilson
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 43:12-20. 2005
    ..Little is known about characteristics of organizations that predict early adoption of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for persons with HIV infection...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of 3 intervention strategies for AIDS wasting
    Abby H Shevitz
    Nutrition Infection Unit, Department of Community Health, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:399-406. 2005
    ..To compare oxandrolone (OX) or strength training with nutrition alone (NA) for AIDS wasting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors and consequences of negative physician attitudes toward HIV-infected injection drug users
    Lin Ding
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:618-23. 2005
    ....
  21. pmc Cost-related skipping of medications and other treatments among Medicare beneficiaries between 1998 and 2000. Results of a national study
    Ira B Wilson
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:715-20. 2005
    ..To report rates of cost-related skipping of medications and other treatments, assess correlates of skipping, examine changes in skipping between 1998 and 2000, and identify factors associated with changes in skipping...
  22. ncbi request reprint Declines in dietary macronutrient intake in persons with HIV infection who develop depression
    Rita Isaac
    1Nutrition Infection Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:124-31. 2008
    ..The effect of depression on dietary intake has not, to our knowledge, been examined in persons with HIV infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of HIV care provided by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians
    Ira B Wilson
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:729-36. 2005
    ..Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are primary care providers for patients with HIV in some clinics, but little is known about the quality of care that they provide...
  24. pmc The reliability of survey assessments of characteristics of medical clinics
    Peter V Marsden
    Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:265-83. 2006
    ..To assess the reliability of survey measures of organizational characteristics based on reports of single and multiple informants...
  25. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance in HIV-infected men and women in the nutrition for healthy living cohort
    Clara Y Jones
    Division of Nutrition and Infectious Disease, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:202-11. 2005
    ..We evaluated insulin resistance (IR) in an HIV-infected cohort and compared our results with those of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES III)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative therapies by patients with human immunodeficiency virus disease in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Ioana Bica
    Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine and New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:65-76. 2003
    ..Complementary and alternative medical therapies (CAM) are popular with patients who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositive, despite effective drug treatments, potential drug interactions, and overlapping toxicities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relationship of HIV viral loads, CD4 counts, and HAART use to health-related quality of life
    Christopher J Gill
    Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:485-92. 2002
    ..To understand the relationship of viral load (VL), CD4 counts, and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) use to health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Primary care quality in the Medicare Program: comparing the performance of Medicare health maintenance organizations and traditional fee-for-service medicare
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, 750 Washington St, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:757-65. 2002
    ..Little information exists to inform beneficiaries' choices between the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare program and an HMO...
  29. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant use: concordance between self-report and claims records
    Anne Kwon
    Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Med Care 41:368-74. 2003
    ..Researchers need valid methods to assess whether patients are taking their antidepressant medications. Two important sources of data on drug exposure are patients' self-reports and pharmacy claims...
  30. pmc Better physician-patient relationships are associated with higher reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV infection
    John Schneider
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1096-103. 2004
    ..There is little evidence to support the widely accepted assertion that better physician-patient relationships result in higher rates of adherence with recommended therapies...
  31. pmc Specialty training and specialization among physicians who treat HIV/AIDS in the United States
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:12-22. 2002
    ..To assess the association of specialty training and experience in the care of HIV disease with HIV-specific knowledge, referral patterns, and HIV-related education activities...
  32. doi request reprint Cystatin C and creatinine in an HIV cohort: the nutrition for healthy living study
    Clara Y Jones
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:914-24. 2008
    ..Serum creatinine level may underestimate the prevalence of CKD in subjects with decreased lean body mass or liver disease. Level of serum cystatin C, an alternative kidney function marker, is independent of lean body mass...
  33. pmc Physician-patient communication about prescription medication nonadherence: a 50-state study of America's seniors
    Ira B Wilson
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:6-12. 2007
    ..Understanding and improving the quality of medication management is particularly important in the context of the Medicare prescription drug benefit that took effect last January 2006...
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of a quality improvement program on systems, processes, and structures in medical clinics
    D Keith McInnes
    Department of Health Care Policy, Division of General Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 45:463-71. 2007
    ..We sought to assess whether participation in a quality-improvement collaborative changed care processes, systems, and organization of outpatient human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clinics...
  35. ncbi request reprint Optimal recall period and response task for self-reported HIV medication adherence
    Minyi Lu
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, 345, 750 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:86-94. 2008
    ..We conclude that 1-month recall periods may be more accurate than 3- or 7-day periods, and that items that ask respondents to rate their adherence may be more accurate than those that ask about frequencies or percents...
  36. doi request reprint The relationship of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression to antiretroviral medication adherence in persons with HIV
    Ana Maria Vranceanu
    Department of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Fenway Community Health Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:313-21. 2008
    ....
  37. pmc Correlations among measures of quality in HIV care in the United States: cross sectional study
    Ira B Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Care Policy, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMJ 335:1085. 2007
    ..To determine whether a selected set of indicators can represent a single overall quality construct...
  38. doi request reprint The effect of care team composition on the quality of HIV care
    Hector P Rodriguez
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:88-113. 2008
    ..These findings indicate both advantages and disadvantages to having multiple clinicians. More effort should be devoted to facilitating coordination when multiple clinicians provide care...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparing megestrol acetate therapy with oxandrolone therapy for HIV-related weight loss: similar results in 2 months
    D Mkaya Mwamburi
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:895-902. 2004
    ..74). In conclusion, megestrol acetate therapy and oxandrolone therapy have similar effects on body weight and composition and are safe and well-tolerated during HAART...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of a quality improvement collaborative on the outcome of care of patients with HIV infection: the EQHIV study
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:887-96. 2004
    ..Multi-institution collaborative quality improvement programs are a well-established and broadly applicable quality improvement strategy, but there is little systematic assessment their effectiveness...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of a pharmacist intervention on 6-month outcomes in depressed primary care patients
    David A Adler
    Department of Medicine, The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, T NEMC, Boston, MA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:199-209. 2004
    ..Difficult-to-treat subgroups may benefit from pharmacists' care...
  42. pmc Disparities in HIV treatment and physician attitudes about delaying protease inhibitors for nonadherent patients
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:366-74. 2004
    ..Current HIV treatment guidelines recommend delaying antiretroviral therapy for nonadherent patients, which some fear may disproportionately affect certain populations and contribute to disparities in care...
  43. ncbi request reprint A new method for evaluating the quality of medical interpretation
    M Barton Laws
    Latin American Health Institute, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Med Care 42:71-80. 2004
    ..To develop and implement a method to evaluate the quality of medical interpretation in a pediatric outpatient setting and explore the patterns and correlates of errors and failures in translation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Difficulty swallowing and lack of receipt of highly active antiretroviral therapy predict acute weight loss in human immunodeficiency virus disease
    Denise L Jacobson
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1349-56. 2003
    ..Even when HAART is being administered, clinicians should remain vigilant regarding weight loss, oral symptoms, and trouble swallowing...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug coverage and seniors: findings from a 2003 national survey
    Dana Gelb Safran
    Health Institute at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..We discuss MMA's potential to improve quality and the need to monitor performance...
  46. ncbi request reprint Depression screening instruments made good severity measures in a cross-sectional analysis
    William H Rogers
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center T NEMC, 750 Washington Street, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:370-7. 2005
    ..Test equivalence of different survey instruments to diagnose depression and to assess its severity. Where equivalence exists, describe how to convert scores between instruments...
  47. ncbi request reprint Physician specialization and the quality of care for human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Bruce E Landon
    Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1133-9. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the relationship between specialty training and expertise and the quality of care delivered to patients with HIV infection...
  48. ncbi request reprint Do physicians not offer useful services because of coverage restrictions?
    Matthew K Wynia
    Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:190-7. 2003
    ..It can be frustrating for doctors to discuss uncovered services with their patients, but open communication is necessary for shared decision making and to improve coverage decisions...
  49. pmc Hospital economics of the hospitalist
    Douglas Gregory
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:905-18; discussion 919-22. 2003
    ....
  50. pmc Physician specialization and antiretroviral therapy for HIV
    Bruce E Landon
    Received from the Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center BEL and the Department of Health Care Policy BEL, PDC, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:233-41. 2003
    ..The changing nature of HIV care has important implications for the types of physicians that can best care for patients with HIV infection...
  51. ncbi request reprint Regarding: "Antidepressant treatment improves adherence to antiretroviral therapy among depressed HIV-infected patients"
    Ira B Wilson
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:254-5; author reply 255. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in quality of HIV care in Ryan White CARE Act-funded clinics
    Lisa R Hirschhorn
    Harvard Medical School Division of AIDS, The Landmark Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:104-12. 2006
    ..We examined differences in care received by HIV-infected women and men in a national sample of Ryan White CARE Act-funded clinics and explored the influence of clinic characteristics on care quality...