Anna D Rubinsky

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparative utilization of pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder and other psychiatric disorders among U.S. Veterans Health Administration patients with dual diagnoses
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Veterans Affairs VA Substance Use Disorder Quality Enhancement Research Initiative SUD QUERI, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Center for Innovation to Implementation Ci2i, Health Services Research and Development, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 69:150-7. 2015
  2. pmc Inconsistencies between alcohol screening results based on AUDIT-C scores and reported drinking on the AUDIT-C questions: prevalence in two US national samples
    Kate E Delaney
    VA HSR and D Denver Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Seattle WA, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 9:2. 2014
  3. doi request reprint AUDIT-C scores as a scaled marker of mean daily drinking, alcohol use disorder severity, and probability of alcohol dependence in a U.S. general population sample of drinkers
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1380-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Postoperative risks associated with alcohol screening depend on documented drinking at the time of surgery
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way S 152, Seattle, WA 98108, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:521-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint AUDIT-C alcohol screening results and postoperative inpatient health care use
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:296-305.e1. 2012
  6. pmc Estimating risk of alcohol dependence using alcohol screening scores
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:29-36. 2010
  7. pmc Alcohol screening and risk of postoperative complications in male VA patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:162-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of alcohol misuse among men and women undergoing major noncardiac surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Surgery 152:69-81. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Annual rescreening for alcohol misuse: diminishing returns for some patient subgroups
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence Department of Health Services, University of Washington Group Health Research Institute Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education CESATE Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 51:914-21. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Follow-up care for alcohol misuse among OEF/OIF veterans with and without alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Joel R Grossbard
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:409-15. 2013

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Comparative utilization of pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder and other psychiatric disorders among U.S. Veterans Health Administration patients with dual diagnoses
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Veterans Affairs VA Substance Use Disorder Quality Enhancement Research Initiative SUD QUERI, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Center for Innovation to Implementation Ci2i, Health Services Research and Development, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 69:150-7. 2015
    ..Additional system-wide implementation efforts to identify and address patient- and provider-level barriers are needed to increase AUD pharmacotherapy in this high-need population. ..
  2. pmc Inconsistencies between alcohol screening results based on AUDIT-C scores and reported drinking on the AUDIT-C questions: prevalence in two US national samples
    Kate E Delaney
    VA HSR and D Denver Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Seattle WA, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 9:2. 2014
    ..Such inconsistencies could complicate interpretation of screening results, but it is unclear how often they occur in practice...
  3. doi request reprint AUDIT-C scores as a scaled marker of mean daily drinking, alcohol use disorder severity, and probability of alcohol dependence in a U.S. general population sample of drinkers
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1380-90. 2013
    ..Information provided by a patient's alcohol screening score might provide a practical tool for assessing the level of consumption and severity of misuse...
  4. doi request reprint Postoperative risks associated with alcohol screening depend on documented drinking at the time of surgery
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way S 152, Seattle, WA 98108, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:521-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether documented drinking >2d/d contributed additional information about postoperative risk beyond past-year AUDIT-C screening results...
  5. doi request reprint AUDIT-C alcohol screening results and postoperative inpatient health care use
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:296-305.e1. 2012
    ..This study evaluated whether AUDIT-C scores in the year before surgery were associated with postoperative hospital length of stay, total ICU days, return to the operating room, and hospital readmission...
  6. pmc Estimating risk of alcohol dependence using alcohol screening scores
    Anna D Rubinsky
    Northwest Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 108:29-36. 2010
    ..AUDIT or AUDIT-C scores could be used to estimate the probability of past-year alcohol dependence among patients who screen positive for alcohol misuse and inform clinical decision-making...
  7. pmc Alcohol screening and risk of postoperative complications in male VA patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:162-9. 2011
    ..Four weeks of preoperative abstinence decreases the risk of complications, but practical approaches for early preoperative identification of alcohol misuse are needed...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of alcohol misuse among men and women undergoing major noncardiac surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system
    Katharine A Bradley
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Surgery 152:69-81. 2012
    ..Severe alcohol misuse (AUDIT-C ≥9 points) is associated with increased postoperative health care use; however, little is known about the prevalence of alcohol misuse in demographic and clinical subgroups of surgical patients...
  9. doi request reprint Annual rescreening for alcohol misuse: diminishing returns for some patient subgroups
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence Department of Health Services, University of Washington Group Health Research Institute Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education CESATE Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 51:914-21. 2013
    ..Although up to 18% of patients will screen positive for alcohol misuse, the value of annual rescreening for patients who repeatedly screen negative is unknown...
  10. doi request reprint Follow-up care for alcohol misuse among OEF/OIF veterans with and without alcohol use disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Joel R Grossbard
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98101, USA Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 45:409-15. 2013
    ..1%) and neither AUD nor PTSD (52.3%). Among OEF/OIF VA outpatients with alcohol misuse, those with AUD had higher rates of follow-up for alcohol misuse than those without, but PTSD was not associated with differential follow-up...
  11. doi request reprint Preoperative alcohol screening scores: association with complications in men undergoing total joint arthroplasty
    Alex H S Harris
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:321-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between a patient's preoperative standardized alcohol-misuse screening score and his or her risk of complications after total joint arthroplasty...
  12. doi request reprint Variation in documented care for unhealthy alcohol consumption across race/ethnicity in the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1614-22. 2012
    ..We describe alcohol-related care for 3 racial/ethnic groups among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of provider-documented and patient-reported brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use in VA outpatients
    Gwen T Lapham
    Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, United States Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 153:159-66. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that differences in how BI was implemented across health systems could lead to differences in the proportion of documented BI recalled and reported by patients across health systems...
  14. doi request reprint Probability and predictors of patients converting from negative to positive screens for alcohol misuse
    Gwen T Lapham
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Northwest Center of Excellence, Seattle, Washington Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 38:564-71. 2014
    ..g., <0.1%), calling into question the value of annual alcohol screening for some patient subgroups...
  15. doi request reprint Decreasing sensitivity of clinical alcohol screening with the AUDIT-C after repeated negative screens in VA clinics
    Gwen T Lapham
    Veterans Health Administration VA, Denver Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care VA Puget Sound Health Services Research and Development 1100 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101, United States Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 142:209-15. 2014
    ..This study aims to evaluate the performance of a clinical alcohol screen compared to a confidential comparison alcohol screen among patients with previous negative alcohol screens...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of clinically recognized alcohol and other substance use disorders among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use identified by routine alcohol screening
    Emily C Williams
    Denver Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Health Services Research and Development, Veteran Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 135:95-103. 2014
    ..This study sought to determine the prevalence of clinically documented AUD/SUD among VA outpatients with unhealthy alcohol use identified by routine screening...
  17. pmc An early evaluation of implementation of brief intervention for unhealthy alcohol use in the US Veterans Health Administration
    Emily C Williams
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Addiction 109:1472-81. 2014
    ..We evaluated whether documented brief intervention was associated with subsequent changes in drinking during early implementation...
  18. doi request reprint Alcohol questionnaires and HDL: screening scores as scaled markers of alcohol consumption
    Douglas Berger
    General Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Alcohol 47:439-45. 2013
    ..This study using HDL as a biomarker of average alcohol consumption adds to evidence that some alcohol screening scores may also serve as scaled markers of average alcohol consumption. ..
  19. doi request reprint Unhealthy alcohol use in older adults: Association with readmissions and emergency department use in the 30 days after hospital discharge
    Laura J Chavez
    Health Services Research and Development, Seattle Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, United States Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, United States Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 158:94-101. 2016
    ..This study examined the association between AUDIT-C alcohol screening results and 30-day readmissions or ED visits...
  20. doi request reprint Possible Alternatives to Diagnosis-Based Denominators for Addiction Treatment Quality Measures
    Alex H S Harris
    Center for Innovation to Implementation and Substance Use Disorder Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, United States Electronic address
    J Subst Abuse Treat 58:62-6. 2015
    ..Stakeholders must decide which of the validity threats produced by these different methods is least worrisome...
  21. doi request reprint Predictive validity of two process-of-care quality measures for residential substance use disorder treatment
    Alex H S Harris
    Center for Innovation to Implementation, Health Services Research and Development Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 10:22. 2015
    ..This study evaluated the predictive validity of two process quality measures of residential substance use disorder (SUD) treatment...
  22. doi request reprint Why not add consumption measures to current definitions of substance use disorders? Commentary on Rehm et al.: 'Defining substance use disorders: do we really need more than heavy use?'
    Katharine A Bradley
    Correspondence author Group Health Research Institute, Metropolitan Park East, 1730 Minor Avenue, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:642-3. 2013
    ..Instead, we advocate-as others have done-that measures of consumption be added to current diagnostic criteria. ..