Jennifer H Lofland
Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
- Impact of topiramate migraine prophylaxis on workplace productivity: results from two US randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trialsJennifer H Lofland
Department of Health Policy Drs Lofland, Gagne, and Pizzi, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
J Occup Environ Med 49:252-7. 2007..We conducted this study to determine whether topiramate at 100 mg/d for the treatment of migraine headache is associated with improved productivity in the workplace...
- A review of health-related workplace productivity loss instrumentsJennifer H Lofland
Office of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Pharmacoeconomics 22:165-84. 2004....
- Oral serotonin receptor agonists: a review of their cost effectiveness in migraineJennifer H Lofland
Department of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Pharmacoeconomics 23:259-74. 2005..Additional investigations are needed to further explore the application of the friction-cost approach and QALYs to cost-effectiveness analyses of this class of medication...
- Effect of health insurance on workplace absenteeism in the U.S. workforceJennifer H Lofland
Department of Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
J Occup Environ Med 48:13-21. 2006..The objectives of this study were to examine the relationship between health insurance (HI) and number of missed workdays (MW), and how it is modified by level of access to care (AC) and healthcare use (HC)...
- Workplace absenteeism and aspects of access to health care for individuals with migraine headacheJennifer H Lofland
Health Policy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Headache 46:563-76. 2006..1) To examine the relationship between access to care and the number of missed workdays, and (2) to determine how this relationship is confounded by the presence of having health insurance and health care use among migraineurs...
- Effects of a Website designed to improve the management of migrainesChristopher N Sciamanna
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Headache 46:92-100. 2006..Background.-Despite the widespread availability of evidence-based migraine treatment guidelines, patients often do not receive optimal treatment to reduce migraine pain and disability...
- Quality of care measures for migraine: a comprehensive reviewJoshua J Gagne
Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Dis Manag 10:138-46. 2007..Significant effort is needed to determine what and how to measure quality among health plans to improve the quality of care delivered to individuals with migraine...
- Health-related workplace productivity measurement: general and migraine-specific recommendations from the ACOEM Expert PanelRonald Loeppke
Health and Productivity Corporation of America, P O Box 1503, Franklin, TN 37065, USA
J Occup Environ Med 45:349-59. 2003..Continued research, validation, and on-going evaluation of health-related productivity instruments are needed...
- Migraine headache misconceptions: barriers to effective careRichard Wenzel
Diamond Headache Clinic Inpatient Unit, Saint Joseph Hospital, Resurrection Health Care, Chicago, Illinois 60657, USA
Pharmacotherapy 24:638-48. 2004..Such actions will benefit patients, the health care system, and society as a whole...