Ciaran S Phibbs

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications24

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  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 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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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