Susan Frayne

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender and use of care: planning for tomorrow's Veterans Health Administration
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1188-99. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Gender disparities in Veterans Health Administration care: importance of accounting for veteran status
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA
    Med Care 46:549-53. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Using administrative data to identify mental illness: what approach is best?
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:42-50. 2010
  4. pmc Health status among 28,000 women veterans. The VA Women's Health Program Evaluation Project
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S40-6. 2006
  5. pmc Medical care needs of returning veterans with PTSD: their other burden
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:33-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient gender on late-life depression management
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, and Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:919-25. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Burden of medical illness in women with depression and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, Calif, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1306-12. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Depression management in medical clinics: does healthcare sector make a difference?
    Susan M Frayne
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:28-36. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Mental illness-related disparities in length of stay: algorithm choice influences results
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:709-18. 2010
  10. pmc The Veterans Health Administration and military sexual trauma
    Rachel Kimerling
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2160-6. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Barriers to Diabetes Care and Mental Illness
    Susan Frayne; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender and use of care: planning for tomorrow's Veterans Health Administration
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1188-99. 2007
    ..With more women entering the system, a systematic assessment of their healthcare use and costs of care is needed. We examined how utilization and costs of VHA care differ in women veterans compared with men veterans...
  2. doi request reprint Gender disparities in Veterans Health Administration care: importance of accounting for veteran status
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA
    Med Care 46:549-53. 2008
    ..Historically, such appraisals have often relied on secondary databases, with little attention to methodological implications of the fact that VHA provides care to some nonveteran patients...
  3. doi request reprint Using administrative data to identify mental illness: what approach is best?
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:42-50. 2010
    ..When using administrative data in mental health studies, researchers should consider the nature of their research question in choosing algorithms for MHC identification...
  4. pmc Health status among 28,000 women veterans. The VA Women's Health Program Evaluation Project
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S40-6. 2006
    ..Male veterans receiving Veterans Health Administration (VA) care have worse health than men in the general population. Less is known about health status in women veteran VA patients, a rapidly growing population...
  5. pmc Medical care needs of returning veterans with PTSD: their other burden
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:33-9. 2011
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  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient gender on late-life depression management
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, and Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:919-25. 2004
    ..To determine whether patient gender influences physicians' management of late-life major depression in older and younger elderly patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Burden of medical illness in women with depression and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, Calif, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1306-12. 2004
    ..Depression is known to be associated with poor physical health; however, associations between physical health and PTSD, a common comorbidity of depression, have received less attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Depression management in medical clinics: does healthcare sector make a difference?
    Susan M Frayne
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:28-36. 2004
    ..Access to mental health services may prove valuable in the campaign to increase physician adherence to depression clinical guidelines...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mental illness-related disparities in length of stay: algorithm choice influences results
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road 152 MPD, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:709-18. 2010
    ..001), for the most refined algorithm. Researchers can improve the quality of data applied to VHA systems redesign by applying methodological considerations raised by this study to inform LOS algorithm choice...
  10. pmc The Veterans Health Administration and military sexual trauma
    Rachel Kimerling
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2160-6. 2007
    ..We examined the utility of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) universal screening program for military sexual violence...
  11. pmc Military-related sexual trauma among Veterans Health Administration patients returning from Afghanistan and Iraq
    Rachel Kimerling
    National Center for PTSD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1409-12. 2010
    ..Sexual trauma is an important postdeployment mental health issue in this population...
  12. doi request reprint Differences and trends in stroke prevention anticoagulation in primary care vs cardiology specialty management of new atrial fibrillation: The Retrospective Evaluation and Assessment of Therapies in AF (TREAT-AF) study
    Mintu P Turakhia
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am Heart J 165:93-101.e1. 2013
    ..Atrial fibrillation and flutter (AF, collectively) cause stroke. We evaluated whether treating specialty influences warfarin prescription in patients with newly diagnosed AF...
  13. doi request reprint Violence perpetration and childhood abuse among men and women in substance abuse treatment
    Mandi L Burnette
    Sierra Pacific Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 35:217-22. 2008
    ..Findings highlight the need for increased screening and treatment of violence perpetration among patients with SUD and suggest that CSA may be an important correlate of violence perpetration among women...
  14. doi request reprint Sexual violence, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the pelvic examination: how do beliefs about the safety, necessity, and utility of the examination influence patient experiences?
    Julie C Weitlauf
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1271-80. 2010
    ..Efforts to more fully characterize these reactions and identify core factors (i.e., beliefs about the examination) that may influence these reactions are warranted...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence and health correlates of prostitution among patients entering treatment for substance use disorders
    Mandi L Burnette
    Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research and Education Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:337-44. 2008
    ..In particular, the study of prostitution among individuals in substance use treatment would improve efforts to provide comprehensive treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Distress and pain during pelvic examinations: effect of sexual violence
    Julie C Weitlauf
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1343-50. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexual assault while in the military: violence as a predictor of cardiac risk?
    Susan M Frayne
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Violence Vict 18:219-25. 2003
    ..An association between myocardial infarction and prior sexual assault history may be mediated in part by known cardiac risk factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mental illness and warfarin use in atrial fibrillation
    Graham A Walker
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:617-24. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Conceptual bases of Christian, faith-based substance abuse rehabilitation programs: qualitative analysis of staff interviews
    Lisa K McCoy
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Subst Abus 25:1-11. 2004
    ..Knowledge of these core concepts and practices should be helpful to clinicians in considering referrals to faith-based recovery programs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in diabetes care for older veterans: accounting for dual health system use changes conclusions
    Jewell H Halanych
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Bedford VA Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 44:439-45. 2006
    ..Veterans Health Administration (VHA) databases are used extensively to study racial/ethnic disparities; however, these databases may not capture all care received by VHA patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Disparities in diabetes care: impact of mental illness
    Susan M Frayne
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2631-8. 2005
    ..Diabetes serves as a useful condition in which to test for MHC-related disparities in care. We examined whether quality measures for diabetes care are worse for patients with or without MHCs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health status among women with menstrual symptoms
    Karen Barnard
    VA Medical Center, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:911-9. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of menstrual symptoms and the degree to which these symptoms affect health status...
  23. pmc Toward a VA Women's Health Research Agenda: setting evidence-based priorities to improve the health and health care of women veterans
    Elizabeth M Yano
    HSR and D Center of Excellence, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA 91343, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S93-101. 2006
    ..This paper summarizes the process and outcomes of this effort, outlining VA's research priorities for biomedical, clinical, rehabilitation, and health services research...

Research Grants3

  1. Barriers to Diabetes Care and Mental Illness
    Susan Frayne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Over the longer term, they will inform the next generation of translational research, which will test interventions designed to optimize diabetes care for patients with mental illness. ..