Anirban Basu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating transitions between symptom severity states over time in schizophrenia: a Bayesian meta-analytic approach
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, AMD B201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Stat Med 25:2886-910. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A linear index for predicting joint health-states utilities from single health-states utilities
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 18:403-19. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: an application to treatments of breast cancer patients
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 16:1133-57. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Value of information on preference heterogeneity and individualized care
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:112-27. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Issues for the next generation of health care cost analyses
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 47:S109-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential trends in prevalence of diabetes and unrelated general medical illness for schizophrenia patients before and after the atypical antipsychotic era
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago IL 60637, USA
    Schizophr Res 86:99-109. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Scale of interest versus scale of estimation: comparing alternative estimators for the incremental costs of a comorbidity
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 15:1091-107. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Forecasting distribution of body mass index in the United States: is there more room for growth?
    Anirban Basu
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:E1-E11. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A time tradeoff method for eliciting partner's quality of life due to patient's health states in prostate cancer
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:355-65. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Estimating lifetime or episode-of-illness costs under censoring
    Anirban Basu
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 5841 So Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 19:1010-28. 2010

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating transitions between symptom severity states over time in schizophrenia: a Bayesian meta-analytic approach
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, AMD B201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Stat Med 25:2886-910. 2006
    ..In addition, consistent estimation of uncertainty in the time-profile parameters also has important implications for the practice of cost-effectiveness analysis and for future resource allocation policies in schizophrenia treatment...
  2. doi request reprint A linear index for predicting joint health-states utilities from single health-states utilities
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 18:403-19. 2009
    ..Further validation of this function for joint health states in other clinical scenarios is warranted...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of instrumental variables in the presence of heterogeneity and self-selection: an application to treatments of breast cancer patients
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 16:1133-57. 2007
    ..Our results reveal some of the advantages and limitations of conventional and alternative IV methods in estimating mean treatment effect parameters...
  4. ncbi request reprint Value of information on preference heterogeneity and individualized care
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:112-27. 2007
    ..However, there may be considerable value in identifying when treatments are cost-effective for individual patients given their preferences or other personal attributes...
  5. doi request reprint Issues for the next generation of health care cost analyses
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 47:S109-14. 2009
    ..The field continues to develop new approaches and to evaluate the performance of the existing ones...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential trends in prevalence of diabetes and unrelated general medical illness for schizophrenia patients before and after the atypical antipsychotic era
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago IL 60637, USA
    Schizophr Res 86:99-109. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Scale of interest versus scale of estimation: comparing alternative estimators for the incremental costs of a comorbidity
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 15:1091-107. 2006
    ..The new flexible model is found to appropriately represent the scale of estimation and less susceptible to over-fitting despite estimating additional parameters in the link and the variance functions...
  8. doi request reprint Forecasting distribution of body mass index in the United States: is there more room for growth?
    Anirban Basu
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:E1-E11. 2010
    ..Much of the literature on obesity has consistently documented the unprecedented rise in body weight over the past 2 decades. Less attention is paid to future projections of the population distribution of body mass index (BMI)...
  9. doi request reprint A time tradeoff method for eliciting partner's quality of life due to patient's health states in prostate cancer
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:355-65. 2010
    ..Cost-effectiveness analyses may better reflect the full costs and benefits of medical interventions if they incorporate the effects of patients' health on their family members...
  10. doi request reprint Estimating lifetime or episode-of-illness costs under censoring
    Anirban Basu
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 5841 So Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 19:1010-28. 2010
    ..We find our estimator to be unbiased and also more efficient for these designs. We apply our method and compare it with the IPW method using data from the Medicare-SEER files on prostate cancer...
  11. pmc Impact of Medicare Part D on Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible beneficiaries' prescription utilization and expenditures
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:133-51. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of Part D on 65-78-year-old noninstitutionalized dual eligibles' prescription utilization and expenditures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating marginal and incremental effects on health outcomes using flexible link and variance function models
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Ave MC 2007, Chicago IL 60637, USA
    Biostatistics 6:93-109. 2005
    ..Using Monte Carlo simulations, we show that the resulting parameter estimators are consistent. The method is illustrated with an analysis of inpatient expenditure data from a study of hospitalists...
  13. pmc Projecting the future diabetes population size and related costs for the U.S
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2225-9. 2009
    ..We developed a novel population-level model for projecting future direct spending on diabetes. The model can be used in the federal budget process to estimate the cost implications of alternative policies...
  14. doi request reprint The prevalence, correlates, and impact of logically inconsistent preferences in utility assessments for joint health states in prostate cancer
    William Dale
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care 49:59-66. 2011
    ..One potential source of error is when joint health state (JS) utilities are rated higher than the embedded single state (SS) utilities. Knowing when and in whom this occurs can improve cost-effectiveness analyses...
  15. pmc Predicting future risk of depressive episode in adolescents: the Chicago Adolescent Depression Risk Assessment (CADRA)
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:503-11. 2008
    ..A risk prediction index, similar to those used for other disorders, such as cardiovascular disease, would facilitate depression prevention by identifying those who would benefit most from preventative measures in primary care settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting utility ratings for joint health States from single health States in prostate cancer: empirical testing of 3 alternative theories
    William Dale
    University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:102-12. 2008
    ..The authors compared these 3 models for predicting joint-state utilities from single-state utilities in men at the time of prostate biopsies...
  17. doi request reprint Using clinical information to project federal health care spending
    Elbert S Huang
    University of Chicago, School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w978-90. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Implications of spillover effects within the family for medical cost-effectiveness analysis
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Office B201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Econ 24:751-73. 2005
    ..However, concerns about equity present a dilemma for the practice of CEA from the societal perspective...
  19. pmc The cost-effectiveness of continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    1Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1269-74. 2010
    ..0% in a cohort of all ages). Trial data were integrated into a simulation model of type 1 diabetes complications. The main outcome was the cost per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) gained...
  20. pmc Relationship between quality of care of hospitalized vulnerable elders and postdischarge mortality
    Vineet M Arora
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1642-8. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between quality of hospital care, as measured by Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE) quality indicators (QI), and postdischarge mortality for hospitalized seniors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of pharmacological treatments in schizophrenia: critical review of results and methodological issues
    Anirban Basu
    Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, 1155 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Schizophr Res 71:445-62. 2004
    ..To comprehensively review and critically appraise the results and the methodological issues in the cost-effectiveness literature on pharmacological treatments in schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of hormone therapy when combined with external beam radiotherapy for early-stage, intermediate-, or high-risk prostate cancer
    Ashesh B Jani
    Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 26:382-5. 2003
    ..27.0%). Thus, biochemical failure decreased with the administration of hormone therapy in this group of patients with early stage, intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer. This finding requires validation by ongoing randomized trials...
  23. ncbi request reprint Generalized modeling approaches to risk adjustment of skewed outcomes data
    Willard G Manning
    Harris School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Econ 24:465-88. 2005
    ..The GGM also provides a potentially more robust alternative estimator to the standard alternatives. An example using inpatient expenditures is also analyzed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node versus axillary lymph node dissection for early-stage breast carcinoma: a comparison using a utility-adjusted number needed to treat analysis
    Ashesh B Jani
    Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Cancer 97:359-66. 2003
    ..The current study was performed to compare the value of sentinel lymph node dissection (SND) and axillary lymph node dissection (AND) in improving the utility-adjusted survival for early-stage breast carcinoma patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does competition under Medicare Prospective Payment selectively reduce expenditures on high-cost patients?
    David Meltzer
    University of Chicago, USA
    Rand J Econ 33:447-68. 2002
    ..We conclude that competition and PPS selectively reduced spending among the most expensive patients and that careful assessment of these patients' outcomes is important...
  26. doi request reprint Protective and vulnerability factors predicting new-onset depressive episode in a representative of U.S. adolescents
    Benjamin W Van Voorhees
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Adolesc Health 42:605-16. 2008
    ..Depressive episodes cause considerable morbidity and mortality in adolescents. We sought to identify factors predicting new onset depressive episode in a representative sample of U.S. adolescents...
  27. pmc Social costs of robbery and the cost-effectiveness of substance abuse treatment
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 17:927-46. 2008
    ..Conventional wisdom posits the economic benefits of SAT. We find that SAT is even more beneficial than is commonly assumed...
  28. doi request reprint Minimal modeling approaches to value of information analysis for health research
    David O Meltzer
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:E1-E22. 2011
    ..The authors conclude that minimal modeling approaches to VOI can be readily applied in some instances to estimate the expected benefits of clinical research...
  29. pmc The complexity of medication regimens and test ordering for patients with diabetes from 1995 to 2003
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1423-30. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Health literacy as a predictor of follow-up after an abnormal Pap smear: a prospective study
    Stacy Tessler Lindau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:829-34. 2006
    ..Low literacy influences cervical cancer screening knowledge, and is a possible contributor to racial disparities in cervical cancer...
  31. doi request reprint The economics of comparative effectiveness studies: societal and private perspectives and their implications for prioritizing public investments in comparative effectiveness research
    David Meltzer
    Department of Medicine, Department of Economics, and Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:843-53. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Characteristics of patients receiving pharmaceutical samples and association between sample receipt and out-of-pocket prescription costs
    G Caleb Alexander
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Care 46:394-402. 2008
    ..Pharmaceutical samples are widely used for promotion and marketing, yet little is known about who receives samples or how their use is associated with patient's prescription costs...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of clinician advice and patient preparedness to quit on subsequent quit attempts in hospitalized smokers
    Lisa M Shah
    Program in Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:26-32. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess preparedness to quit smoking and quit behaviors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparing alternative models: log vs Cox proportional hazard?
    Anirban Basu
    Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 13:749-65. 2004
    ..We find that the proportional hazard assumption is an essential requirement to obtain consistent estimate of the E(y|x) using the Cox model...
  35. pmc Comparative effectiveness research for antipsychotic medications: how much is enough?
    David O Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w794-808. 2009
    ..Our work suggests that additional research to increase the precision of comparisons of the effectiveness of antipsychotics would be well worth the cost...
  36. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based analysis of the management of localized prostate cancer
    Ibrahim Abdalla
    Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637 1470, USA
    Cancer J 8:40-6. 2002
    ..Patients with localized prostate cancer and their doctors face complex trade-offs when deciding on treatment. In this study, we modify the "number needed to treat" method to compare radical prostatectomy with radiotherapy...
  37. pmc Two-stage residual inclusion estimation: addressing endogeneity in health econometric modeling
    Joseph V Terza
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Department of Economics, University of Florida, 1329 SW, 16th Street, Room 5130, Box 100147, Gainesville, FL 32610 0147, United States
    J Health Econ 27:531-43. 2008
    ..This study can be used as a guide by future researchers in health economics who are confronted with endogeneity in their empirical work...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of olanzapine as a first-line treatment: a comment
    Anirban Basu
    Value Health 9:357; author reply 358. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of the Medicare Part D prescription benefit on drug utilization and expenditures
    Wesley Yin
    Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:169-77. 2008
    ..Information about the effect of the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit on drug utilization and expenditures is limited...
  40. pmc Multilevel modeling and practice-based research
    L Miriam Dickinson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S52-60. 2005
    ..We illustrate the concept of multilevel structure and provide examples with implications for practice-based research...