T H Wagner

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The demand for consumer health information
    T H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Health Econ 20:1059-75. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interventions and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Prev Med 39:1208-14. 2004
  3. pmc Use of the Internet for health information by the chronically ill
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A13. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Free internet access, the digital divide, and health information
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Med Care 43:415-20. 2005
  5. pmc The costs of an outreach intervention for low-income women with abnormal Pap smears
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, 795 Willow Rd, MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost of inpatient rehabilitation care in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:929-38. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Prescription drug co-payments and cost-related medication underuse
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:51-67. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Computerized health information and the demand for medical care
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Palo Alto Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Value Health 6:29-39. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Economies of scale in institutional review boards
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94025, USA
    Med Care 42:817-23. 2004
  10. pmc Willingness to pay for mammography: item development and testing among five ethnic groups
    T H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Health Policy 53:105-21. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint The demand for consumer health information
    T H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Health Econ 20:1059-75. 2001
    ..respectively. The results also suggest that the intervention was associated with a decreased reliance on health professionals for information...
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interventions and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Todd 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...
  3. pmc Use of the Internet for health information by the chronically ill
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A13. 2004
    ..The Internet is a source of health information and advice for individuals with chronic conditions and shows promise for helping individuals manage their conditions and improve their quality of life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Free internet access, the digital divide, and health information
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Med Care 43:415-20. 2005
    ..This provides a unique setting to study the ways that people who had not previously obtained Internet access use the Internet when it becomes available to them...
  5. pmc The costs of an outreach intervention for low-income women with abnormal Pap smears
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, 795 Willow Rd, MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A11. 2007
    ..This randomized controlled trial evaluated and compared the total cost and cost per follow-up of a tailored outreach intervention plus usual care with the total cost and cost per follow-up of usual care alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost of inpatient rehabilitation care in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:929-38. 2006
    ..Although FIM scores were associated with LOS, FIM scores accounted for little variance in cost after controlling for LOS. These results are most applicable to researchers conducting cost-effectiveness analyses...
  7. doi request reprint Prescription drug co-payments and cost-related medication underuse
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:51-67. 2008
    ..Realigning the co-payments with cost-effectiveness data, also known as value-based insurance design, warrants further investigation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Computerized health information and the demand for medical care
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Palo Alto Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Value Health 6:29-39. 2003
    ..This study assessed the effect of using computerized health information on consumers' demand for medical care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Economies of scale in institutional review boards
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94025, USA
    Med Care 42:817-23. 2004
    ..Recent regulatory changes and a few high-profile problems have prompted proposals for greater investments in IRBs...
  10. pmc Willingness to pay for mammography: item development and testing among five ethnic groups
    T H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Health Policy 53:105-21. 2000
    ..58, P < 0.001). These questions are now in use in a larger clinical trial and future analyses will explore willingness to pay and willingness to travel within and across the ethnic groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does providing consumer health information affect self-reported medical utilization? Evidence from the Healthwise Communities Project
    T H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, and Center for Health Policy, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:836-47. 2001
    ..To determine whether providing health information to residents of Boise ID had an effect on their self-reported medical utilization...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does willingness to pay vary by race/ethnicity? An analysis using mammography among low-income women
    T H Wagner
    HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Health Policy 58:275-88. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, WTP studies that do not account for ethnic differences may be overstating net benefits to society...
  13. ncbi request reprint When parents are given greater access to health information, does it affect pediatric utilization?
    T H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, and Center for Health Policy, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Med Care 39:848-55. 2001
    ..In this paper, we analyze the effect of the Healthwise Communities Project, a natural experiment that provided free self-care resources, on reported pediatric utilization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Who uses self-care books, advice nurses, and computers for health information?
    T H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 17:590-600. 2001
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  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spending for specialized mental health treatment in The VA: 1995-2001
    Shuo Chen
    Health Economics Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:256-63. 2003
    ..Overall, the VA reduced the average cost (per VA user) of specialized mental health care by 22 percent while it increased the number of users of these services by 35 percent...
  17. ncbi request reprint Average cost of VA rehabilitation, mental health, and long-term hospital stays
    Wei Yu
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:40S-53S. 2003
    ..Encounter-level costs were then calculated by multiplying the average per diem cost by the number of days of stay in the fiscal year. The national cost estimates are more reliable than the local cost estimates...
  18. pmc Who searches the internet for health information?
    M Kate Bundorf
    Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room 108, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:819-36. 2006
    ..To determine what types of consumers use the Internet as a source of health information...
  19. ncbi request reprint Consumers' use of the Internet for health insurance
    M Kate Bundorf
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room 257, Stanford, CA 94205 5405, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:609-16. 2004
    ..We examined consumers' search for information about health insurance choices and their use of the Internet for that search and to manage health benefits...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using average cost methods to estimate encounter-level costs for medical-surgical stays in the VA
    Todd H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:15S-36S. 2003
    ..They discuss the method's limitations and application in other health care systems...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationships among age, chronic conditions, and healthcare costs
    Wei Yu
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:909-16. 2004
    ..To learn how age and chronic illness affect costs in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national survey
    Laurence Baker
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
    JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003
    ..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
  23. pmc Costs and benefits of the national cancer institute central institutional review board
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:662-6. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to assess whether NCI's CIRB was associated with lower effort, time, and cost in processing adult phase III oncology trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint Internet use and stigmatized illness
    Magdalena Berger
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1821-7. 2005
    ..Results from this survey suggest that the internet may be a valuable health communication and education tool for populations who are affected by stigmatized illnesses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health-related consequences of overactive bladder
    Todd H Wagner
    Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:S598-607. 2002
    ..The study also estimates costs associated with these health-related consequences...
  26. doi request reprint Introduction of a rapid response system at a United States veterans affairs hospital reduced cardiac arrests
    Geoffrey K Lighthall
    Department of Anesthesiology, MC 112A, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:679-86. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the impact of a rapid response system on cardiac arrest rates and mortality in a United States veteran population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization among Hispanics: findings from the 1994 Minority Health Survey
    T H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 6:355-64. 2000
    ..To assess the effects of health need, enabling factors, and predisposing factors on entry into any type of care, volume of care, use of emergency services, hospitalization, and receipt of preventive services...
  28. ncbi request reprint The cost of operating institutional review boards (IRBs)
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Acad Med 78:638-44. 2003
    ..Recent reports have claimed that institutional review boards (IRBs) are underfunded, yet little is known about the costs of operating IRBs. This study estimated the costs for operating high-volume and low-volume IRBs...
  29. ncbi request reprint An economic evaluation of inpatient residential treatment programs in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:187-204. 2005
    ..Because medical centers with RTPs provided more services, this offset the per diem savings, resulting in no significant differences in total costs between medical centers with and without RPTs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cost-related medication underuse: do patients with chronic illnesses tell their doctors?
    John D Piette
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113 0170, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1749-55. 2004
    ..Although many chronically ill patients underuse prescription medications because of cost concerns, we know little about their discussions with clinicians about this issue...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimated economic costs of overactive bladder in the United States
    Teh Wei Hu
    Department of Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Warren Hall, Room 412, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Urology 61:1123-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the economic costs of overactive bladder (OAB), including community and nursing home residents, and to compare the costs in male versus female and older versus younger populations...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on the use of health and self-care information: confronting the stereotype
    Lisa Smith Wagner
    Department of Psychology, University of San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Gerontologist 43:318-24. 2003
    ..The study's primary objective was to evaluate whether a health information intervention had a differential effect for people of different ages...
  33. ncbi request reprint Medication characteristics beyond cost alone influence decisions to underuse pharmacotherapy in response to financial pressures
    John D Piette
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:739-46. 2006
    ..We also identified differences in cost-related underuse between symptom-relief medications (e.g., analgesics) and primarily "preventive" medications (e.g., antihypertensives)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Determinants of cost among people who died in VA nursing homes
    Wei Yu
    VA Health Economics Resource Center
    Med Care Res Rev 63:477-98. 2006
    ..Incorporating illness into models that predict future demand for nursing home use provides greater precision than using age alone, especially as diseases and their treatments change through time...
  35. ncbi request reprint Patient strategies to cope with high prescription medication costs: who is cutting back on necessities, increasing debt, or underusing medications?
    Michele Heisler
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Behav Med 28:43-51. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Problems paying out-of-pocket medication costs among older adults with diabetes
    John D Piette
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research and Department of Internal Medicine and Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:384-91. 2004
    ..To identify problems faced by older adults with diabetes due to out-of-pocket medication costs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinician identification of chronically ill patients who have problems paying for prescription medications
    Michele Heisler
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 116:753-8. 2004
    ..We examined whether and how providers are identifying chronically ill adults who have potential problems paying for prescription medications...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health insurance status, cost-related medication underuse, and outcomes among diabetes patients in three systems of care
    John D Piette
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 42:102-9. 2004
    ..Chronically ill patients often experience difficulty paying for their medications and, as a result, use less than prescribed...
  39. pmc Cost-related medication underuse among chronically ill adults: the treatments people forgo, how often, and who is at risk
    John D Piette
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, PO Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1782-7. 2004
    ..We sought information about the cost-related underuse of medications-which medications are underused, by whom, and how often...
  40. ncbi request reprint The cost of institutional review board procedures in multicenter observational research
    Keith Humphreys
    Ann Intern Med 139:77. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Improving the decision processes of institutional review boards
    Todd H Wagner
    JAMA 291:1698; author reply 1698-9. 2004
  42. pmc New opportunities for integrated child health systems: results from the multifaceted pre-to-three program
    Alison Evans Cuellar
    School of Public Health, Columbia Univeristy, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1889-90. 2003