LeChauncy D Woodard

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is lipid-lowering therapy underused by African Americans at high risk of coronary heart disease within the VA health care system?
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2112-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in attitudes regarding cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment: a qualitative study
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:225-31. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol reporting and goal attainment in primary care
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 6:545-52. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical complexity on the quality of diabetes care
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:508-14. 2012
  5. pmc Will hypertension performance measures used for pay-for-performance programs penalize those who care for medically complex patients?
    Laura A Petersen
    MPH, Health Services Research and Development 152, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 119:2978-85. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Frequency and correlates of treatment intensification for elevated cholesterol levels in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 162:725-732.e1. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Effects of individual physician-level and practice-level financial incentives on hypertension care: a randomized trial
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    JAMA 310:1042-50. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of smoking cessation interventions and aspirin for secondary prevention: are there racial disparities?
    Eunice H Ambriz
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence 152, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:166-71. 2004
  9. pmc Impact of comorbidity type on measures of quality for diabetes care
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Med Care 49:605-10. 2011
  10. pmc Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of a cluster randomized controlled trial of pay for performance for hypertension treatment: study protocol
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 6:114. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Is lipid-lowering therapy underused by African Americans at high risk of coronary heart disease within the VA health care system?
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2112-7. 2004
    ..We examined whether racial differences exist in cholesterol monitoring, use of lipid-lowering agents, and achievement of guideline-recommended low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in attitudes regarding cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment: a qualitative study
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:225-31. 2005
    ..The efficacy of such interventions would need to be tested in further work...
  3. doi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol reporting and goal attainment in primary care
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 6:545-52. 2012
    ..However, non-HDL-C levels are not reported on standard lipid panels by many hospital-based and/or commercial biochemical laboratories...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical complexity on the quality of diabetes care
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:508-14. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of clinical complexity on 3 dimensions of diabetes care...
  5. pmc Will hypertension performance measures used for pay-for-performance programs penalize those who care for medically complex patients?
    Laura A Petersen
    MPH, Health Services Research and Development 152, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 119:2978-85. 2009
    ..We examined the impact of coexisting conditions on the quality of care for hypertension and patient perception of overall quality of their health care...
  6. doi request reprint Frequency and correlates of treatment intensification for elevated cholesterol levels in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 162:725-732.e1. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Effects of individual physician-level and practice-level financial incentives on hypertension care: a randomized trial
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    JAMA 310:1042-50. 2013
    ..Pay for performance is intended to align incentives to promote high-quality care, but results have been contradictory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of smoking cessation interventions and aspirin for secondary prevention: are there racial disparities?
    Eunice H Ambriz
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence 152, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:166-71. 2004
    ..05). Our findings highlight the need for improvement in use of smoking cessation interventions and aspirin among all patients with CAD and indicate an area where future quality improvement efforts may be warranted...
  9. pmc Impact of comorbidity type on measures of quality for diabetes care
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Med Care 49:605-10. 2011
    ..We assessed the effect of comorbidity type (concordant, discordant, or both) on the receipt of guideline-recommended care among patients with diabetes...
  10. pmc Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of a cluster randomized controlled trial of pay for performance for hypertension treatment: study protocol
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 6:114. 2011
    ..Despite compelling evidence of the benefits of treatment and well-accepted guidelines for treatment, hypertension is controlled in less than one-half of United States citizens...
  11. doi request reprint Treating chronically ill people with diabetes mellitus with limited life expectancy: implications for performance measurement
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:193-201. 2012
    ..To develop an algorithm to identify individuals with limited life expectancy and examine the effect of limited life expectancy on glycemic control and treatment intensification in individuals with diabetes mellitus...
  12. doi request reprint Institutional, provider, and patient correlates of low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment according to the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1140-6. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Barriers to non-HDL cholesterol goal attainment by providers
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med 124:876-80.e2. 2011
    ..This study assessed providers' knowledge of, attitude toward, and practice regarding non-HDL-C...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the predictive validity of diagnosis-based risk adjusters for clinical outcomes
    Laura A Petersen
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, a Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Care 43:61-7. 2005
    ..We compared the predictive validity of 2 widely used methods (Diagnostic Cost Groups [DCGs] and Adjusted Clinical Groups [ACGs]) for 2 clinical outcomes using a large national sample of patients...
  15. pmc Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care
    Jochen Profit
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 5:13. 2010
    ..Without a scientifically robust and comprehensive approach to measurement of the quality of healthcare, performance measurement will ultimately fail to achieve its quality improvement goals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does pay-for-performance improve the quality of health care?
    Laura A Petersen
    Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:265-72. 2006
    ..This produces no financial incentives and, in some cases, produces disincentives for quality. Increasing numbers of programs link payment to performance...