Mary K Goldstein
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Improving adherence to guidelines for hypertension drug prescribing: cluster-randomized controlled trial of general versus patient-specific recommendationsMary K Goldstein
VA Palo Alto Health Care System GRECC 182B, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Am J Manag Care 11:677-85. 2005..To determine whether an intervention focusing clinician attention on drug choice for hypertension treatment improves concordance between drug regimens and guidelines...
- Translating research into practice: organizational issues in implementing automated decision support for hypertension in three medical centersMary K Goldstein
Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, 182 B, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, CA 94304, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:368-76. 2004..Conscious attention to organizational context at the time of development, deployment, and maintenance of the system was associated with extensive clinician use of the system...
- The impact of chronic hepatitis C and co-morbid illnesses on health-related quality of lifeJeffrey W Kwan
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 154C, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Qual Life Res 17:715-24. 2008....
- Influence of age on perioperative complications among patients undergoing implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary prevention in the United StatesVivian Tsai
Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:549-56. 2011..01 to 1.32], compared with patients under 65 years old. CONCLUSIONS- Older patients had a modestly increased-but acceptably safe-risk of periprocedural complications and in-hospital mortality, driven mostly by increased comorbidity...
- Modeling guidelines for integration into clinical workflowSamson W Tu
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 107:174-8. 2004..We discuss the implication of deployment-driven guideline encoding for sharability of executable guidelines...
- Simple counts of ADL dependencies do not adequately reflect older adults' preferences toward states of functional impairmentTamara Sims
Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 6019, United States
J Clin Epidemiol 61:1261-70. 2008..To test this assumption, we analyzed standard gamble (SG) utilities of single and combination ADL dependencies among older adults...
- Preferences for dialysis withdrawal and engagement in advance care planning within a diverse sample of dialysis patientsManjula Kurella Tamura
Division of Nephrology, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:237-42. 2010..Engagement in advance care planning (end-of-life discussions), completion of advance directives and 'do not resuscitate' or 'do not intubate' (DNR/DNI) orders were ascertained by a questionnaire and from dialysis unit records...
- Behavioral interventions and cost-effectiveness analysisTodd H Wagner
Department of Veterans Affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
Prev Med 39:1208-14. 2004..This is typically not done but it may be critical for study design and for interpreting CEA results...
- Invariance and inconsistency in utility ratingsDena M Bravata
Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 6019, USA
Med Decis Making 25:158-67. 2005..e., when subjects order their utilities such that their utility for a combination of ADL dependencies is greater than their utility for any subset of the combination)...
- The impact of chronic hepatitis C and comorbid psychiatric illnesses on health-related quality of lifeJoseph K Lim
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 40:528-34. 2006..In contrast, comorbid depression and PTSD are associated with both lower physical and mental components of HRQol, independent of CHC...
- Clinical reminders attached to echocardiography reports of patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction increase use of beta-blockers: a randomized trialPaul A Heidenreich
Palo Alto VA Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Circulation 115:2829-34. 2007..We hypothesized that a reminder attached to the echocardiography report would increase the use of beta-blockers for patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction...
- Using health information technology to improve hypertension managementMary K Goldstein
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center 182B, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Curr Hypertens Rep 10:201-7. 2008..Further study is needed to determine the optimal contexts for such systems and their impact on patient outcomes...
- Accuracy of computerized outpatient diagnoses in a Veterans Affairs general medicine clinicHerbert C Szeto
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94304, USA
Am J Manag Care 8:37-43. 2002..Administrative vs clinical files can be selected to minimize either the false-negative or the false-positive designations, respectively, as dictated by the needs of the quality assessment review...
- ACE inhibitor reminders attached to echocardiography reports of patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fractionPaul A Heidenreich
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and the Department of Medicine, Stanford University, CA 94304, USA
Am J Med 118:1034-7. 2005
- The effect of geriatrics evaluation and management on nursing home use and health care costs: results from a randomized trialCiaran S Phibbs
Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, and Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Med Care 44:91-5. 2006..The Geriatric Evaluation and Management study was developed to assess the impact of a comprehensive geriatric assessment service on the care of the elderly...
- Racial differences in blood pressure control: potential explanatory factorsHayden B Bosworth
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Am J Med 119:70.e9-15. 2006..We explored antihypertensive medication adherence and other factors that may explain racial differences in blood pressure control...
- An intelligent case-adjustment algorithm for the automated design of population-based quality auditing protocolsAneel Advani
Stanford Medical Informatics, Stanford University, CA 94025, USA
Medinfo 11:1003-7. 2004..We select quality constraints to measure using an optimization criterion based on statistical generalizability coefficients. We present results of the approach from a deployed decision support system for a hypertension guideline...
- Evaluation of KNAVE-II: a tool for intelligent query and exploration of patient dataSusana B Martins
Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Medinfo 11:648-52. 2004..User satisfaction with KNAVE-II was significantly superior compared to satisfaction using paper or ESS, based on a standard usability scale. Users also explicitly ranked KNAVE-II as superior to paper and the ESS...
- The veterans' study to improve the control of hypertension (V-STITCH): design and methodologyHayden B Bosworth
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham NC, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 26:155-68. 2005..Despite the damaging impact of hypertension and the availability of evidence-based target values for BP, interventions to improve BP control have had limited success...
- Hypertension Intervention Nurse Telemedicine Study (HINTS): testing a multifactorial tailored behavioral/educational and a medication management intervention for blood pressure controlHayden B Bosworth
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VAMC, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Am Heart J 153:918-24. 2007..Only 31% of Americans with hypertension have their blood pressure (BP) under effective control. We describe a study that tests 3 different interventions in a randomized controlled trial using home BP telemedicine monitoring...
- Runtime application of Hybrid-Asbru clinical guidelinesOhad Young
Medical Informatics Research Center, Department of Information Systems Engineering, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
J Biomed Inform 40:507-26. 2007..Thus, we have demonstrated the capability of the Spock system to apply guidelines encoded in the Hybrid-Asbru intermediate representation, when an EPR is not available...
- Academic detailing to improve antihypertensive prescribing patternsDavid Siegel
Medical Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care System, Mather, California 95655, USA
Am J Hypertens 16:508-11. 2003..001 for change from baseline). Prescribing patterns after academic detailing more closely followed national recommendations...
- Clinician awareness of adherence to hypertension guidelinesMichael A Steinman
Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
Am J Med 117:747-54. 2004..We compared clinicians' beliefs about their adherence to hypertension guidelines with data on their actual performance...
- Evaluation of an architecture for intelligent query and exploration of time-oriented clinical dataSusana B Martins
Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Artif Intell Med 43:17-34. 2008..KNAVE-II mediates queries to a distributed temporal-abstraction architecture (IDAN), which uses a knowledge-based problem-solving method specializing in on-the-fly computation of clinical queries...
- A catalog of dermatology utilities: a measure of the burden of skin diseasesSuephy C Chen
Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory Center for Outcomes Research, University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 9:160-8. 2004..We have demonstrated that skin diseases have considerable burden of disease and provided a preliminary repository of utility data for future researchers and policy makers...
- Information technology to support improved care for chronic illnessAlexander S Young
West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, VA Desert Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center MIRECC, 11301 Wilshire Blvd 210A, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:425-30. 2007..However, considerable uncertainty remains regarding the relative impact of specific informatics technologies on chronic illness care...
- Health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertensionShirin Shafazand
The George Washington University, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Chest 126:1452-9. 2004..This study describes HRQOL in a cohort of patients with PAH...
- Does cancer risk affect health-related quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus?Lauren B Gerson
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5202, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 65:16-25. 2007..Health-related quality of life is decreased in patients with GERD and Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
- Association of antihypertensive therapy and diastolic hypotension in chronic kidney diseaseCarmen A Peralta
General Internal Medicine Section, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
Hypertension 50:474-80. 2007..Given recent evidence suggesting adverse effects of diastolic hypotension, these results suggest potential risks in patients with CKD from aggressive attempts to control systolic blood pressure...