R J Ozminkowski

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Affiliation: The MEDSTAT Group
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimizing racial disparity regarding receipt of a cadaver kidney transplant
    R J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 30:749-59. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint A validity analysis of the Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI) instrument measuring employee health and productivity
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1183-95. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Short-run associations between medical care expenditures and adherence to clinical practice guideline-based measures for diabetes
    R J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, Office 915R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Value Health 3:29-38. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationships between urinalysis testing for substance use, medical expenditures, and the occurrence of injuries at a large manufacturing firm
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:151-67. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The application of two health and productivity instruments at a large employer
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:635-48. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of disease-modifying new drugs for multiple sclerosis treatment in private-sector health plans
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Clin Ther 26:1341-54. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term impact of Johnson & Johnson's Health & Wellness Program on health care utilization and expenditures
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Research and Policy Division, MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 803R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:21-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost implications for the use of inhaled anti-inflammatory medications in the treatment of asthma
    R J Ozminkowski
    Outcomes Research and Econometrics, MEDSTAT Group Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 18:253-64. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Citibank, NA, health management program on changes in employee health risks over time
    R J Ozminkowski
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:502-11. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceuticals--cost or investment? An employer's perspective
    R Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:338-51. 2000

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimizing racial disparity regarding receipt of a cadaver kidney transplant
    R J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 30:749-59. 1997
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A validity analysis of the Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI) instrument measuring employee health and productivity
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1183-95. 2003
    ..Evidence for predictive validity was weaker but still present. The WPSI can be used to provide information on the relative importance of health conditions that affect productivity at work for a large group of employees...
  3. ncbi request reprint Short-run associations between medical care expenditures and adherence to clinical practice guideline-based measures for diabetes
    R J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, Office 915R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Value Health 3:29-38. 2000
    ..To estimate relationships between medical care expenditures in 1996 and adherence to seven guideline-based measures for diabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationships between urinalysis testing for substance use, medical expenditures, and the occurrence of injuries at a large manufacturing firm
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 29:151-67. 2003
    ..Hopefully the results of this study will inform the policy debate over drug testing by focusing on real data, as opposed to supposition or political considerations that seem to dominate many discussions...
  5. ncbi request reprint The application of two health and productivity instruments at a large employer
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:635-48. 2004
    ..Both instruments may be useful for employers who want to estimate productivity losses and learn where to focus their energy to help stem those losses...
  6. ncbi request reprint The use of disease-modifying new drugs for multiple sclerosis treatment in private-sector health plans
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Management Research, Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Clin Ther 26:1341-54. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate the effects of demographics, location, severity of multiple sclerosis (MS), comorbidities, plan type, coinsurance levels, and time of entry into the sample on the use of disease-modifying agents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term impact of Johnson & Johnson's Health & Wellness Program on health care utilization and expenditures
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Research and Policy Division, MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 803R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:21-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that programs designed to better integrate occupational health, disability, wellness, and medical benefits may have substantial health and economic benefits in later years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cost implications for the use of inhaled anti-inflammatory medications in the treatment of asthma
    R J Ozminkowski
    Outcomes Research and Econometrics, MEDSTAT Group Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 18:253-64. 2000
    ..To compare the expected costs of treating patients with asthma with versus without inhaled anti-inflammatory medications, adjusting for other factors that also influence medical care expenditures...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Citibank, NA, health management program on changes in employee health risks over time
    R J Ozminkowski
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:502-11. 2000
    ..Thus, the Citibank Health Management Program was associated with significant reductions in health risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceuticals--cost or investment? An employer's perspective
    R Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:338-51. 2000
    ..A similar strategy should be applied to individual corporate diagnostic assessments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Getting closer to the truth: overcoming research challenges when estimating the financial impact of worksite health promotion programs
    R J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Health Promot 15:289-95. 2001
    ..They discuss when these problems can and cannot be overcome and suggest how some of these problems can be overcome through a creating an appropriate framework for the study, and using state of the art statistical methods...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health and productivity management: establishing key performance measures, benchmarks, and best practices
    R Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 330, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:10-7. 2001
    ..Examples of best-practice activities collated from on-site visits to "benchmark" organizations are also reviewed...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of diabetes patient's self-reported health status with hemoglobin A1c test results in 11 California health plans
    J Wasserman
    MEDSTAT Group, 5425 Hollister Avenue, Suite 140, Santa Barbara, Calif 93111 2348, USA
    Manag Care 10:58-62, 65-8, 70. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint The cost of on-site versus off-site workplace urinalysis testing for illicit drug use
    R J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 20:59-69. 2001
    ..On-site testing also provided immediate access to negative test results, thereby facilitating personnel decisions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Estimating the return-on-investment from changes in employee health risks on the Dow Chemical Company's health care costs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Medstat and Cornell University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:759-68. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the impact of corporate health-management and risk-reduction programs for The Dow Chemical Company by using a prospective return-on-investment (ROI) model...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of rheumatoid arthritis on medical expenditures, absenteeism, and short-term disability benefits
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:135-48. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate medical expenditures, absenteeism, and short-term disability costs for workers with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to estimate the relative costs of RA over a 12-month period...
  17. ncbi request reprint Promising practices in employer health and productivity management efforts: findings from a benchmarking study
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Washington DC 20008, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:111-30. 2007
    ..To identify key success factors related to employer-based health and productivity management (HPM) programs...
  18. ncbi request reprint What's holding you back: why should (or shouldn't) employers invest in health promotion programs for their workers?
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University
    N C Med J 67:428-30. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint The direct and indirect costs of untreated insomnia in adults in the United States
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Washington, D C, USA
    Sleep 30:263-73. 2007
    ..To estimate the direct and indirect cost burden of untreated insomnia among younger adults (age 18-64), and to estimate the direct costs of untreated insomnia for elderly patients (age 65 and over)...
  20. pmc Using formative research to develop environmental and ecological interventions to address overweight and obesity
    Mark G Wilson
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:37S-47S. 2007
    ..This paper presents the formative research phase of a large multi-site intervention study conducted to inform the feasibility of introducing environmental and ecological interventions...
  21. doi request reprint The health and cost benefits of work site health-promotion programs
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Department of Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Healthcare, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:303-23. 2008
    ..Federal initiatives that support cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness analyses are stressed, as is the need to invest in healthy work environments, to complement individual based interventions...
  22. pmc Development of the Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT) to measure organizational physical and social support for worksite obesity prevention programs
    David M DeJoy
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:126-37. 2008
    ..To describe the development, reliability, and validity of the Environmental Assessment Tool (EAT) for assessing worksite physical and social environmental support for obesity prevention...
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of the highmark employee wellness programs on 4-year healthcare costs
    Barbara L Naydeck
    Highmark, Inc, 120 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 3099, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:146-56. 2008
    ..To determine the return on investment (ROI) of Highmark Inc.'s employee wellness programs...
  24. ncbi request reprint The assessment of chronic health conditions on work performance, absence, and total economic impact for employers
    James J Collins
    The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:547-57. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and estimate total costs for chronic health conditions in the U.S. workforce for the Dow Chemical Company (Dow)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Development and reliability analysis of the Work Productivity Short Inventory (WPSI) instrument measuring employee health and productivity
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:743-62. 2003
    ..The needs of the researcher should dictate which version of the WPSI to use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health, absence, disability, and presenteeism cost estimates of certain physical and mental health conditions affecting U.S. employers
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:398-412. 2004
    ..Caution is advised when interpreting any particular source of data, and the need for standardization in future research is noted...
  27. ncbi request reprint The value of pharmaceuticals--some direction for employers
    Ron Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C, USA
    Empl Benefits J 27:31-5. 2002
    ..Doing so should produce both human and financial dividends...
  28. ncbi request reprint The cost consequences of treatment-resistant depression
    James M Russell
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:341-7. 2004
    ..Treatment-resistant depression is a significant public health problem with profound effects on general medical and mental health-related health care costs...
  29. ncbi request reprint The long-term impact of Johnson & Johnson's Health & Wellness Program on employee health risks
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Research and Policy Division, MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 803R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:417-24. 2002
    ..The study underscores the ability of large-scale, well-attended, and comprehensive corporate health and productivity management programs to positively impact the health and well-being of workers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Estimating risk reduction required to break even in a health promotion program
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway, 804B, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Am J Health Promot 18:316-25. 2004
    ..To illustrate a formula to estimate the amount of risk reduction required to break even on a corporate health promotion program...
  31. ncbi request reprint The business case for quality mental health services: why employers should care about the mental health and well-being of their employees
    Ron Z Goetzel
    MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, D C, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:320-30. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Baseline characteristics of workers at ten New York City employers recruited for a private-public research collaborative
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Emory University, Washington 20008, DC, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:190-201. 2008
    ..To describe a public-private collaborative and present results from the administration of a baseline health risk assessment (HRA)...
  33. ncbi request reprint The health and productivity cost burden of the "top 10" physical and mental health conditions affecting six large U.S. employers in 1999
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:5-14. 2003
    ..Implications for employers and health plans in examining the health and productivity consequences of common health conditions are discussed...
  34. pmc Can health promotion programs save Medicare money?
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Clin Interv Aging 2:117-22. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Emerging trends in health and productivity management
    Ron Z Goetzel
    Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:suppl 1-7, iii. 2007
    ..The identified trends also have a variety of implications for health promotion vendors and the growth of the health management marketplace...
  36. ncbi request reprint The association between health risks and medical expenditures in a Japanese corporation
    Wendy D Lynch
    Lynch Consulting, Ltd, Lakewood, Colorado, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:238-48. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between health risks and medical care expenditures in an employer setting in Japan...
  37. ncbi request reprint The direct and indirect cost burden of clinically significant and symptomatic uterine fibroids
    David W Lee
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:493-506. 2007
    ..To estimate direct medical costs and indirect (productivity related) for women age 25 to 54 who had clinically significant and symptomatic uterine fibroids (UF)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for people with chronic conditions in private sector health plans
    Tami L Mark
    The MEDSTAT Group, Inc, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Decis Making 23:397-405. 2003
    ..Although the problem of adverse selection into more generous health insurance plans has been the focus of previous work, risk adjustment systems have only recently begun to be implemented to blunt its effect...
  39. ncbi request reprint The savings gained from participation in health promotion programs for Medicare beneficiaries
    Ronald J Ozminkowski
    Health and Productivity Research, Thomson Medstat and the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, 777 East Eisenhower Parkway 903R, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1125-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate savings to Medicare associated with participation in one or more health promotion programs offered to 59,324 retirees from a large employer and their aged dependents...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of rosuvastatin use on costs and outcomes in patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease in US managed care and medicare populations: A data analysis
    Daniel M Huse
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1425-42. 2006
    ..High blood cholesterol is a major modifiable risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...
  41. ncbi request reprint A projection of the impact of lipid-lowering therapy on high-risk employee disability and medical costs
    Xue Song
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1014-22. 2006
    ..CONCLUSIONS: At current statin prices, the use of rosuvastatin could lead to fewer cardiovascular events and lower direct and indirect costs...
  42. ncbi request reprint How to present the business case for healthcare quality to employers
    Sean Nicholson
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 4:209-18. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Stanford Presenteeism Scale
    Robin S Turpin
    USHH Outcomes Research and Management, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania 19486 0004, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1123-33. 2004
    ..This study reports the reliability and validity of the 13-item Stanford Presenteeism Scale (SPS). The SPS differs from similar scales by focusing on knowledge-based and production-based workers...
  44. ncbi request reprint What can a pilot congestive heart failure disease management program tell us about likely return on investment?: A case study from a program offered to federal employees
    Catherine J vanVonno
    Clifton, Virginia, USA
    Dis Manag 8:346-60. 2005
    ..The amount of savings depended upon CHF risk levels. The value of a pilot initiative and evaluation is that lessons for larger-scale efforts can be learned prior to full-scale rollout...
  45. pmc Assessing management support for worksite health promotion: psychometric analysis of the leading by example (LBE) instrument
    LINDSAY J DELLA
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:359-67. 2008
    ..Describe the development of the leading by example (LBE) instrument...