Ciaran S Phibbs

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of geriatrics evaluation and management on nursing home use and health care costs: results from a randomized trial
    Ciaran 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
  2. pmc Estimates of the cost and length of stay changes that can be attributed to one-week increases in gestational age for premature infants
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Early Hum Dev 82:85-95. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Level and volume of neonatal intensive care and mortality in very-low-birth-weight infants
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    Health Economics Resource Center and the Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2165-75. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Does patient volume matter for low-risk deliveries?
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1069-70. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Trends in rates and attributable costs of conditions among female VA patients, 2000 and 2008
    Jean Yoon
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e337-44. 2012
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Racial Differences in Quality of Anticoagulation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation (from the TREAT-AF Study)
    Celina Yong
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California
    Am J Cardiol 117:61-8. 2016
  8. pmc Amiodarone and risk of death in contemporary patients with atrial fibrillation: Findings from The Retrospective Evaluation and Assessment of Therapies in AF study
    Aditya J Ullal
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Am Heart J 170:1033-1041.e1. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Readying the workforce: evaluation of VHA's comprehensive women's health primary care provider initiative
    NATALYA C MAISEL
    Women s Health Evaluation Initiative WHEI, Center for Innovation to Implementation Ci2i, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Women s Health Services, VA Central Office, Washington, DC Health Economics Resource Center Women s Health Service, Medical Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Division of General Medical Disciplines Department of Pediatrics Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Med Care 53:S39-46. 2015
  10. 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

Research Grants

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of geriatrics evaluation and management on nursing home use and health care costs: results from a randomized trial
    Ciaran 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...
  2. pmc Estimates of the cost and length of stay changes that can be attributed to one-week increases in gestational age for premature infants
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Early Hum Dev 82:85-95. 2006
    ..The purpose is to provide population-based data that can be used to assess the potential savings of interventions that delay premature delivery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Level and volume of neonatal intensive care and mortality in very-low-birth-weight infants
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    Health Economics Resource Center and the Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2165-75. 2007
    ..We examined differences in neonatal mortality among infants with very low birth weight (below 1500 g) among NICUs with various levels of care and different volumes of very-low-birth-weight infants...
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Does patient volume matter for low-risk deliveries?
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1069-70. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Trends in rates and attributable costs of conditions among female VA patients, 2000 and 2008
    Jean Yoon
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e337-44. 2012
    ..We examined rates of specific health conditions among female veteran patients and how the share of health care costs attributable to these conditions changed in the Veterans Affairs system between 2000 and 2008...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Racial Differences in Quality of Anticoagulation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation (from the TREAT-AF Study)
    Celina Yong
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California
    Am J Cardiol 117:61-8. 2016
    ....
  8. pmc Amiodarone and risk of death in contemporary patients with atrial fibrillation: Findings from The Retrospective Evaluation and Assessment of Therapies in AF study
    Aditya J Ullal
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Am Heart J 170:1033-1041.e1. 2015
    ..There are limited data on mortality outcomes associated with use of amiodarone in atrial fibrillation and flutter (AF)...
  9. doi request reprint Readying the workforce: evaluation of VHA's comprehensive women's health primary care provider initiative
    NATALYA C MAISEL
    Women s Health Evaluation Initiative WHEI, Center for Innovation to Implementation Ci2i, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Women s Health Services, VA Central Office, Washington, DC Health Economics Resource Center Women s Health Service, Medical Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Division of General Medical Disciplines Department of Pediatrics Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Med Care 53:S39-46. 2015
    ..Therefore, VHA in 2010 established Designated WH Providers, who would maintain proficiency in comprehensive WH care and be preferentially assigned women patients...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Costs of newborn care in California: a population-based study
    Susan K Schmitt
    Health Economics Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Pediatrics 117:154-60. 2006
    ..These data allow costs to be reported by episode of care (birth), instead of by hospitalization...
  12. doi request reprint Readmission for neonatal jaundice in California, 1991-2000: trends and implications
    Anthony E Burgos
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e864-9. 2008
    ..We sought to describe population-based trends, potential risk factors, and hospital costs of readmission for jaundice for term and late preterm infants...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Increased mortality associated with digoxin in contemporary patients with atrial fibrillation: findings from the TREAT-AF study
    Mintu P Turakhia
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 64:660-8. 2014
    ..Despite endorsement of digoxin in clinical practice guidelines, there exist limited data on its safety in atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF)...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of opening midlevel neonatal intensive care units on the location of low birth weight births in California
    Corinna A Haberland
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Center for Health Policy Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1667-79. 2006
    ..Causes for this are unknown. We sought to explore the impact of diffusion of specialty or midlevel NICUs on the types of hospitals in which low birth weight newborns are born...
  17. doi request reprint Regionalization and mortality in neonatal intensive care
    Scott T Holmstrom
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94025, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:617-30, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..It recognizes some of the obstacles to regionalization of these services and presents ways to surmount them...
  18. doi request reprint New women veterans in the VHA: a longitudinal profile
    Sarah A Friedman
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:S103-11. 2011
    ..We sought to describe sociodemographic characteristics, utilization, and retention of new and returning women VHA patients over a 7-year period...
  19. ncbi request reprint Managed care, technology adoption, and health care: the adoption of neonatal intensive care
    Laurence C Baker
    Stanford University, USA
    Rand J Econ 33:524-48. 2002
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Reproductive health diagnoses of women veterans using department of Veterans Affairs health care
    Jodie G Katon
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA VA Office of Patient Care Services, Women s Health Services, Washington, DC University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, WA VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System University of California Los Angeles Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health VA HSR and D Center for Innovation to Implementation Ci2i, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA VA Central Western Massachusetts, Leeds University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA Yale School of Medicine, Medicine New Haven VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA New York University Langone Medical Center, NY, NY
    Med Care 53:S63-7. 2015
    ..Little is known regarding the reproductive health needs of women Veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Matching prosthetics order records in VA National Prosthetics Patient Database to healthcare utilization databases
    Mark W Smith
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Rd 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:725-37. 2010
    ..Health services researchers should use both the NPPD and utilization databases to develop a full understanding of prosthetics use by individual patients...
  22. pmc Differences in neonatal mortality among whites and Asian American subgroups: evidence from California
    Laurence C Baker
    Department of Health Research, and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:69-76. 2007
    ..To obtain information about health outcomes in neonates in 9 subgroups of the Asian population in the United States...
  23. doi request reprint Variations in inpatient pediatric anesthesia in California from 2000 to 2009: a caseload and geographic analysis
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Service, VA Palo Alto HCS, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 24:1295-301. 2014
    ..Regional referral systems are considered important for children hospitalized for surgery, but there is little information on existing systems...
  24. pmc Travel time and attrition from VHA care among women veterans: how far is too far?
    Sarah A Friedman
    Center for Innovation to Implementation Ci2i, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto Department of Health Policy and Management, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles Women s Health Section, Medical Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto Division of General Medical Disciplines Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, VA HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, Los Angeles Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles VA Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto Department of Epidemiology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Med Care 53:S15-22. 2015
    ..Travel time, an access barrier, may contribute to attrition of women veterans from Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care...
  25. pmc Patient-centered mental health care for female veterans
    Rachel Kimerling
    Dr Kimerling is with the National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California She is also with the Center for Innovation to Implementation at VA Palo Alto Health Care System, where Ms Bucossi, Ms Carney, Ms Pomernacki, and Dr Frayne are affiliated Dr Frayne is also with the Division of General Medical Disciplines, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Dr Bastian is with the Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Pain Research, Informatics, Multi Morbidities, and Education Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington Dr Bean Mayberry and Dr Yano are with the HSR and D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, California Dr Bean Mayberry is also with the Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles Dr Yano is also with the Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Dr Goldstein is with the HSR and D Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, and the Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Dr Phibbs is with the HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California, and the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Dr Sadler is with the HSR and D Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation, Iowa City VA Health Care System
    Psychiatr Serv 66:155-62. 2015
    ..Understanding women's needs and priorities is essential to guide the implementation of patient-centered behavioral health services...
  26. doi request reprint Recent trends in Veterans Affairs chronic condition spending
    Jean Yoon
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:293-8. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Within-year variation in hospital utilization and its implications for hospital costs
    Laurence C Bakera
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, HRP Redwood Building, Rm 253, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    J Health Econ 23:191-211. 2004
    ..We examine the impact of variation on hospital costs, showing that increases in variance are associated with increases in hospital expenditures, but that the effects are qualitatively modest...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of distance on utilization of outpatient mental health aftercare following inpatient substance abuse treatment
    Susan K Schmitt
    Center for Health Care Evaluation and Health Economics Resource Center, Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1183-92. 2003
    ..Aftercare services must be geographically accessible to ensure satisfactory utilization...
  29. pmc Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in California Over 2000-2009: Implications for Emergency Medicine
    Seshadri C Mudumbai
    Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford, California
    West J Emerg Med 16:696-706. 2015
    ..Despite being the most populous state, little information exists to define patterns of IMV use within the state of California...
  30. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of spontaneous preterm birth
    Jonathan G Shaw
    Center for Innovation to Implementation, the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, the Women s Health Section, and the Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, and the March of Dimes Center for Prematurity Research at Stanford, the Centers for Health Policy Primary Care and Outcomes Research, the Division of General Medical Disciplines, and the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
    Obstet Gynecol 124:1111-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association between antenatal posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and spontaneous preterm delivery...
  31. doi request reprint Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and risk of spontaneous preterm birth
    Gary M Shaw
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:302-11. 2014
    ..Findings from studies examining risk of preterm birth associated with elevated prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) have been inconsistent...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and costs of chronic conditions in the VA health care system
    Wei Yu
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Health Policy, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:146S-167S. 2003
    ..2 million) of VA health care users had 3 or more of the 29 chronic conditions. These individuals accounted for 73 percent of the total cost. Overall, VA health care users have more chronic diseases than the general population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mortality in low birth weight infants according to level of neonatal care at hospital of birth
    Javier Cifuentes
    Department of Pediatrics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Pediatrics 109:745-51. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the effect of NICU level and patient volume at the hospital of birth on neonatal mortality of infants with a birth weight (BW) of <2000 g...
  34. ncbi request reprint Estimating the costs of VA ambulatory care
    Ciaran S Phibbs
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, VA Cooperative Studies Program, Department of Health Research and Policy, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:54S-73S. 2003
    ..They are potentially useful for any system that does not generate billing data, when CPT codes are simpler to collect than billing data, or when there is a need to standardize cost estimates across data sources...

Research Grants1

  1. REGIONALIZATION, MARKET FORCES, AND NEONATAL MORTALITY
    Ciaran Phibbs; Fiscal Year: 2003
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