Margaret M Byrne

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Creating peer groups for assessing and comparing nursing home performance
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:933-9. 2013
  2. pmc Development and preliminary results of the Financial Incentive Coercion Assessment questionnaire
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:86-93. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Discussions of cancer clinical trials with the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Health Commun 17:319-37. 2012
  4. pmc Correlates of smoking quit attempts: Florida Tobacco Callback Survey, 2007
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:10. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Health care funding levels and patient outcomes: a national study
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Health Econ 16:385-93. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Anxiety, fear of cancer, and perceived risk of cancer following lung cancer screening
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:917-25. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effects of poverty and race on outcomes in acute myeloid leukemia
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:297-304. 2011
  8. pmc Healthcare use after screening for lung cancer
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Cancer 116:4793-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cancer screening behaviors among smokers and non-smokers
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:611-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Collective equipoise, disappointment, and the therapeutic misconception: on the consequences of selection for clinical research
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:467-79. 2006

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Creating peer groups for assessing and comparing nursing home performance
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:933-9. 2013
    ..Publicly reported performance data for hospitals and nursing homes are becoming ubiquitous. For such comparisons to be fair, facilities must be compared with their peers...
  2. pmc Development and preliminary results of the Financial Incentive Coercion Assessment questionnaire
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 43:86-93. 2012
    ..Initial assessment of responses on the FICA suggests that it may provide a novel approach to measuring perceived coercion from financial incentives in research. Future work will refine the FICA and analyze its psychometric properties...
  3. doi request reprint Discussions of cancer clinical trials with the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Health Commun 17:319-37. 2012
    ..CIS information specialists reported callers' limited knowledge of clinical trials. The CIS has the unique ability to make a substantial effect in educating patients about clinical trials as an option in cancer treatment and care...
  4. pmc Correlates of smoking quit attempts: Florida Tobacco Callback Survey, 2007
    Evelyn P Davila
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, USA
    Tob Induc Dis 5:10. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Targeted smoking cessation interventions are needed for smokers with selected medical conditions and with high nicotine dependence. The importance of physician advice in encouraging individuals to quit is further highlighted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health care funding levels and patient outcomes: a national study
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Health Econ 16:385-93. 2007
    ..Our goal was to determine whether this relationship holds true in a non-Medicare population cared for in a large integrated health care system with a capitated budget allocation system...
  6. doi request reprint Anxiety, fear of cancer, and perceived risk of cancer following lung cancer screening
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:917-25. 2008
    ..To date, the psychological consequences of receiving an indeterminate screening result are not known...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of poverty and race on outcomes in acute myeloid leukemia
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 34:297-304. 2011
    ..To determine how patient race, ethnicity, and degree of poverty affect treatment and survival for acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...
  8. pmc Healthcare use after screening for lung cancer
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Cancer 116:4793-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether screening had an effect on healthcare use, specifically whether use increased for those with a false-positive or indeterminate screening result...
  9. doi request reprint Cancer screening behaviors among smokers and non-smokers
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:611-7. 2010
    ..We explored whether smoking is associated with cancer screening behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Collective equipoise, disappointment, and the therapeutic misconception: on the consequences of selection for clinical research
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:467-79. 2006
    ..Selection provides a reason to make nontrivial payments to subjects, and it implies that researchers should not design experiments to maximize statistical power...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in preferences for total knee replacement surgery
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1078-86. 2006
    ..To determine whether there are ethnic differences in preferences for surgery vs. medical treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Variability in the costs of institutional review board oversight
    Margaret M Byrne
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Acad Med 81:708-12. 2006
    ..In this study, the authors explored variability among IRB costs, taking into account organizational size, components of the costs of oversight, and protocol type...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of using information from only one system for dually eligible health care users
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Med Care 44:768-73. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether all diagnoses and total illness burden of patients who use both the VA and Medicare health care systems can be obtained from examination of data from only one of these systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay per quality-adjusted life year in a study of knee osteoarthritis
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:655-66. 2005
    ..As debate continues over the appropriate threshold, we present measures of willingness to pay (WTP) per quality-adjusted life year (QALY) for own health and 2 hypothetical osteoarthritis scenarios...
  15. doi request reprint A comprehensive evaluation of outcomes for inflammatory breast cancer
    Relin Yang
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Alan Livingstone Chair in Surgical Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 3550 Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1475 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:631-41. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the effects of race, socioeconomic status and treatment on outcomes for women with IBC. Study design The Florida cancer registry, inpatient and ambulatory data were queried for patients diagnosed from 1998 to 2002...
  16. doi request reprint Do all patients with carcinoma of the esophagus benefit from treatment at teaching facilities?
    Michael C Cheung
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:18-26. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether patients with esophageal carcinoma benefit from regionalization of care...
  17. doi request reprint African American and poor patients have a dramatically worse prognosis for head and neck cancer: an examination of 20,915 patients
    Manuel A Molina
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Cancer 113:2797-806. 2008
    ..To identify points of intervention and improve survival, the authors sought to determine the impact of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status for patients with cancers of the head and neck (HN)...
  18. doi request reprint Does chemoradiotherapy improve outcomes for surgically resected adenocarcinoma of the stomach or esophagus?
    Naveenraj L Solomon
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:98-108. 2010
    ..To use a population-based registry to evaluate the effect of chemotherapy or radiation on survival for patients undergoing curative-intent surgery for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or stomach...
  19. doi request reprint Survival effects of adjuvant chemoradiotherapy after resection for pancreatic carcinoma
    Relin Yang
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Arch Surg 145:49-56. 2010
    ..The survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy alone or chemoradiotherapy in patients with pancreatic cancer who have undergone surgical resection remains unclear...
  20. ncbi request reprint Menthol cigarette smoking and health, Florida 2007 BRFSS
    Monica Webb Hooper
    University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Coral Gables, FL 33146, USA
    Am J Health Behav 35:3-14. 2011
    ..To examine associations between menthol cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence, quit attempts, and physical and mental health...
  21. doi request reprint Do racial or socioeconomic disparities exist in lung cancer treatment?
    Relin Yang
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Cancer 116:2437-47. 2010
    ..Determine the effects of race, socioeconomic status, and treatment on outcomes for patients diagnosed with lung cancer...
  22. pmc Obesity and weight loss at presentation of lung cancer are associated with opposite effects on survival
    Relin Yang
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e75-83. 2011
    ..In cancer, weight loss and obesity are associated with reduced survival. However, the effect of obesity or weight loss at presentation on lung cancer survival has not been well studied...
  23. doi request reprint Does surgery or radiation therapy impact survival for patients with extrapulmonary small cell cancers?
    Robert A Grossman
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Division of Surgical Oncology, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Surg Oncol 104:604-12. 2011
    ..Extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas (EPSCC) are rare tumors where therapy remains poorly defined. We sought to determine the impact of surgical extirpation and radiation therapy for outcomes of EPSCC...
  24. doi request reprint Are patients of low socioeconomic status receiving suboptimal management for pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
    Michael C Cheung
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Cancer 116:723-33. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to define the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) and other demographic variables on outcomes for patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of teaching facility status and high-volume centers on outcomes for lung cancer resection: an examination of 13,469 surgical patients
    Michael C Cheung
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3-13. 2009
    ..Studies suggest that institutional case volume and teaching status significantly affect patient survival. We sought to compare outcomes of surgical resection for lung cancer at teaching facilities (TF) and at high-volume centers (HVC)...
  26. pmc Native American race, use of the Indian Health Service, and breast and lung cancer survival in Florida, 1996-2007
    David J Lee
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016069 R 699, Miami, FL 33101 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 11:E35. 2014
    ..Additional resources are needed to improve surveillance strategies and to reduce cancer burden in these populations. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Disparities in survival after female breast cancer diagnosis: a population-based study
    Stacey L Tannenbaum
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1705-15. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Method to develop health care peer groups for quality and financial comparisons across hospitals
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:577-92. 2009
    ..To develop and explore the characteristics of a novel "nearest neighbor" methodology for creating peer groups for health care facilities...
  29. doi request reprint What is the institutional financial impact of an MD-PhD program without extramural funding?
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Teach Learn Med 22:56-9. 2010
    ..This research explores the financial impacts on a university of supporting an MD-PhD program...
  30. doi request reprint Is surgical resection superior to transplantation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Leonidas G Koniaris
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Ann Surg 254:527-37; discussion 537-8. 2011
    ..To compare outcomes for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated with either liver resection or transplantation...
  31. pmc Will patients benefit from regionalization of gynecologic cancer care?
    Kathleen F Brookfield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4049. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the effect of volume and teaching status on patient outcomes for five gynecologic malignancies: endometrial, cervical, ovarian and vulvar carcinoma and uterine sarcoma...
  32. doi request reprint Cancer care in the pediatric surgical patient: a paradigm to abolish volume-outcome disparities in surgery
    Juan C Gutierrez
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Surgery 145:76-85. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to define the prognostic significance of hospital surgical volume on outcomes for pediatric neuroblastoma and Wilms tumor...
  33. doi request reprint Are many community hospitals undertreating breast cancer?: lessons from 24,834 patients
    Juan C Gutierrez
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ann Surg 248:154-62. 2008
    ..To compare treatment patterns and long-term outcomes between teaching and community hospitals treating patients with infiltrating ductal carcinoma (IDC)...
  34. pmc HPV knowledge and vaccine acceptability among Hispanic fathers
    Julie Kornfeld
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Clinical Research Building, Room 910 Locator code R669, 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Prim Prev 34:59-69. 2013
    ..These findings can help guide the development of culturally informed educational efforts aimed at increasing informed decision-making about HPV vaccination among Hispanic fathers...
  35. doi request reprint Participation in cancer clinical trials: why are patients not participating?
    Margaret M Byrne
    Department of Public Health Sciences MMB, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
    Med Decis Making 34:116-26. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine what factors are associated with patients' participation or willingness to participate and whether these factors vary by race/ethnicity...
  36. ncbi request reprint How important is the contribution of surgical specialties to a medical school's NIH funding?
    Uzoezi Ozomaro
    DeWitt Daughtry Department of Surgery and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Surg Res 141:16-21. 2007
    ..To determine the relative contribution and importance of five surgical specialties (general surgery, urology, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, and orthopedics) to the total National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding at medical schools...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in health preferences: analysis using willingness-to-pay
    Margaret M Byrne
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1811-8. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Valuation of arthritis health states across ethnic groups and between patients and community members
    Julianne Souchek
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Care 43:921-8. 2005
    ..We sought to examine differences in valuation of health by individuals from different ethnic backgrounds and between patients and community members...
  39. ncbi request reprint Do financial incentives in a globally budgeted healthcare payment system produce changes in the way patients are categorized? A five-year study
    Laura A Petersen
    Division of Health Policy and Quality, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston VA MedicalCenter, and Section for Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:513-22. 2007
    ..To assess the responses to financial incentives after a change in the payment system in a capitation-style healthcare payment system over a 5-year period...
  40. ncbi request reprint The cost of institutional review boards in academic medical centers
    Jeremy Sugarman
    N Engl J Med 352:1825-7. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of referral and transfer patients on hospital funding in a capitated health care delivery system
    Kenneth Pietz
    Division of Health Policy and Quality, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Health Affairs, Houston, Texas, USA
    Med Care 45:951-8. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Determining the costs of Institutional Review Boards
    Jeanne L Speckman
    Health Care Research Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    IRB 29:7-13. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint A decision-theoretic approach to identifying future high-cost patients
    Kenneth Pietz
    Division of Health Policy and Quality, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, a Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston VA Medical Center, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Care 44:842-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a method of allocating funding for very-high-cost (VHC) patients among hospitals...
  44. ncbi request reprint The effects of organization on medical utilization: an analysis of service line organization
    Margaret M Byrne
    Center for Bioethics and Health Law, and Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Care 42:28-37. 2004
    ..To determine whether clinical service lines in primary care and mental health reduces inpatient and urgent care utilization...

Research Grants1

  1. Resource and QOL Consequences of Lung Cancer Screening
    Margaret Byrne; Fiscal Year: 2007
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