Leighton Chan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Discharge disposition from acute care after traumatic brain injury: the effect of insurance type
    L Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98185, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1151-4. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of physician reminders on the use of influenza vaccinations: a randomized trial
    Leighton Chan
    Division of Clinical Standards and Quality, Health Care Financing Administration, MS RX 42, Region 10, 2201 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:371-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between electrodiagnostic findings and patient symptoms and function in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:19-24. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Disability and health care costs in the Medicare population
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1196-201. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiaries
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6490, USA
    J Rural Health 22:140-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Design and validation of a methodology using the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, to identify secondary conditions in people with disabilities
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1065-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint An analysis of Medicare's Incentive Payment program for physicians in health professional shortage areas
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash, USA
    J Rural Health 20:109-17. 2004
  8. pmc Managing activity difficulties at home: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries
    Brian J Dudgeon
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1256-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of mobility limitations with health care satisfaction and use of preventive care: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:583-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Change in inpatient rehabilitation admissions for individuals with traumatic brain injury after implementation of the Medicare inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1305-12. 2012

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Discharge disposition from acute care after traumatic brain injury: the effect of insurance type
    L Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98185, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1151-4. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of physician reminders on the use of influenza vaccinations: a randomized trial
    Leighton Chan
    Division of Clinical Standards and Quality, Health Care Financing Administration, MS RX 42, Region 10, 2201 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:371-5. 2002
    ..To analyze the impact of mailed physician reminders to immunize their patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between electrodiagnostic findings and patient symptoms and function in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:19-24. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Disability and health care costs in the Medicare population
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1196-201. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of activity limitations on health care expenditures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiaries
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6490, USA
    J Rural Health 22:140-6. 2006
    ..Patients in rural areas may use less medical care than those living in urban areas. This could be due to differences in travel distance and time and a utilization of a different mix of generalists and specialists for their care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Design and validation of a methodology using the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, to identify secondary conditions in people with disabilities
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1065-9. 2005
    ..To design and validate a methodology that identifies secondary conditions using International Classification of Disease, 9th Revision (ICD-9) codes...
  7. ncbi request reprint An analysis of Medicare's Incentive Payment program for physicians in health professional shortage areas
    Leighton Chan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash, USA
    J Rural Health 20:109-17. 2004
    ..Medicare's Incentive Payment (MIP) program provides a 10% bonus payment to providers who treat Medicare patients in rural and urban areas where there is a shortage of generalist physicians...
  8. pmc Managing activity difficulties at home: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries
    Brian J Dudgeon
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1256-61. 2008
    ..To describe assistance from helpers and use of assistive technology and environmental modification by community-dwelling people with difficulties in activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of mobility limitations with health care satisfaction and use of preventive care: a survey of Medicare beneficiaries
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:583-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association between satisfaction with health care, the use of preventive health care, and mobility limitation...
  10. doi request reprint Change in inpatient rehabilitation admissions for individuals with traumatic brain injury after implementation of the Medicare inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1305-12. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of Medicare's inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) on use of inpatient rehabilitation for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  11. pmc Quality of care for myocardial infarction in rural and urban hospitals
    Laura Mae Baldwin
    WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Rural Health 26:51-7. 2010
    ..Since then, overall AMI care quality has improved. This study uses more recent data to determine whether rural-urban AMI quality gaps have persisted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of communication disability on satisfaction with health care: a survey of medicare beneficiaries
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6490, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 14:221-8. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence and characteristics of community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries reporting a communication disability and the relationship between that disability and dissatisfaction with medical care...
  13. doi request reprint Surgery versus non-surgical therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomised parallel-group trial
    Jeffrey G Jarvik
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 374:1074-81. 2009
    ..Our aim was to compare surgical versus multi-modality, non-surgical treatment for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome without denervation. We hypothesised that surgery would result in improved functional and symptom outcomes...
  14. pmc Falls in the Medicare population: incidence, associated factors, and impact on health care
    Anne Shumway-Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Phys Ther 89:324-32. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of falls, associated factors, health care costs, and provider response to falls among Medicare beneficiaries...
  15. pmc Personal bankruptcy after traumatic brain or spinal cord injury: the role of medical debt
    Annemarie Relyea-Chew
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:413-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of medical debt among traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) patients who discharged their debts through bankruptcy...
  16. pmc Minority disparities in disability between Medicare beneficiaries
    Marcia A Ciol
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:444-53. 2008
    ..To examine racial and ethnic disparities in mobility limitation, activities of daily living (ADLs), and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) in older adults enrolled in Medicare...
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding the use of weights in the analysis of data from multistage surveys
    Marcia A Ciol
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:299-303. 2006
    ..Our objective is to help readers to understand and interpret results of research articles using this methodology. Examples using the MCBS data are provided to clarify the concepts presented in the article...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mobility limitations in the Medicare population: prevalence and sociodemographic and clinical correlates
    Anne Shumway-Cook
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1217-21. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of and clinical markers associated with mobility limitations in Medicare Current Beneficiary Community Survey (MCBS) respondents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early mortality among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing bariatric surgical procedures
    David R Flum
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98195 7183, USA
    JAMA 294:1903-8. 2005
    ..Case series demonstrate that bariatric surgery can be performed with a low rate of perioperative mortality (0.5%), but the rate among high-risk patients and the community at large is unknown...
  20. ncbi request reprint Potential impact of the new medicare prospective payment system on reimbursement for traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1165-72. 2003
    ..To evaluate the potential impact of the new Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) on traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Compliance with electrodiagnostic guidelines for patients undergoing carpal tunnel release
    Seneca Storm
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:8-11; quiz 180. 2005
    ....
  22. pmc Geographic variation in epidural steroid injection use in medicare patients
    Janna Friedly
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Center for Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 358740, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98127, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1730-7. 2008
    ..We also sought to determine whether greater rates of epidural steroid injections are associated with lower rates of lumbar surgery...
  23. pmc Epidemiology of spine care: the back pain dilemma
    Janna Friedly
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 21:659-77. 2010
    ..This dilemma poses a difficult challenge for medical providers treating individual patients who suffer from back pain...
  24. pmc Estimating transition probabilities in mobility and total costs for medicare beneficiaries
    Jeanne M Hoffman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1849-55. 2010
    ..To examine how persons move back and forth along levels of mobility disability...
  25. ncbi request reprint Commentary on the comparative effectiveness of alternative settings for joint replacement rehabilitation
    Margaret G Stineman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1257-9. 2009
    ..It is important to look beyond the question of which setting is best, toward gaining a deeper understanding of the elements within these settings that most enhance outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban US hospitals
    Laura Mae Baldwin
    University of Washington, Department of Family Medicine, Box 354982, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Rural Health 20:99-108. 2004
    ..Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a common and important cause of admission to US rural hospitals, as transport of patients with AMI to urban settings can result in unacceptable delays in care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Increases in lumbosacral injections in the Medicare population: 1994 to 2001
    Janna Friedly
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98127, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1754-60. 2007
    ..Anecdotal reports and limited data suggest that the use of spinal injections is increasing, despite equivocal evidence about efficacy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Respiratory sinus arrhythmia is associated with efficiency of pulmonary gas exchange in healthy humans
    Nicholas D Giardino
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 SE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 284:H1585-91. 2003
    ..40, P = 0.03). These results are consistent with previous studies and further support the theory that RSA may improve the efficiency of pulmonary gas exchange...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    David R Flum
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 289:1639-44. 2003
    ..Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Complications and mortality associated with cervical spine surgery for degenerative disease in the United States
    Marjorie C Wang
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:342-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective cohort...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transitions in mobility, ADLs, and IADLs among working-age Medicare beneficiaries
    Marcia A Ciol
    University of Washington, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1959 N E Pacific St, UW Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 7:206-15. 2014
    ..Less is known about those under age 65. The dynamic nature of disability is of relevance since it has important implications for social policies related to disability...
  32. pmc Management patterns in acute low back pain: the role of physical therapy
    Alfred Campbell Gellhorn
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:775-82. 2012
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Combined heart rate variability and pulse oximetry biofeedback for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: preliminary findings
    Nicholas D Giardino
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 29:121-33. 2004
    ..We conclude that our intervention is feasible for patients with COPD and that further research using a randomized controlled design is warranted...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sex, depression, and risk of hospitalization and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Vincent S Fan
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2345-53. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Bile duct injury during cholecystectomy and survival in medicare beneficiaries
    David R Flum
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
    JAMA 290:2168-73. 2003
    ..Common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy is a significant source of patient morbidity, but its impact on survival is unclear...
  36. ncbi request reprint Legislative issues. The federal financing and regulation of physical medicine and rehabilitation services
    Richard E Verville
    Powers, Pyles, Sutter and Verville, PC, 1875 Eye Street, NW, Twelfth Floor, Washington, DC 20006 5409, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 13:195-211, vii. 2002
    ..This information should assist PMR professionals in better understanding the legal regulatory system in which they provide services and support to their patients...
  37. doi request reprint Continuous oxygen use in nonhypoxemic emphysema patients identifies a high-risk subset of patients: retrospective analysis of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Michael B Drummond
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Chest 134:497-506. 2008
    ..Little is known regarding the clinical characteristics and survival of nonhypoxemic emphysema patients using continuous oxygen. Analysis of data from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) offers insight into this population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dissatisfaction with medical services among Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Amitabh Jha
    Craig Hospital, Denver Health Medical Center, and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80110, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1335-41. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulties performing activities of daily living (ADLs) are more likely to report dissatisfaction with their health care than those without ADL difficulties...
  39. ncbi request reprint The state-of-the-science: challenges in designing postacute care payment policy
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1522-5. 2007
    ..It assesses the payment systems' impact on PAC services, referencing relevant works in progress. Suggestions are made for future research...
  40. pmc A longitudinal evaluation of persons with disabilities: does a longitudinal definition help define who receives necessary care?
    Leighton Chan
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1023-30. 2008
    ..To assess, using a longitudinal definition, the impact of disability on a broad range of objective health care quality indicators...
  41. ncbi request reprint Population-based trends in volumes and rates of ambulatory lumbar spine surgery
    Darryl T Gray
    Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1957-63; discussion 1964. 2006
    ..Sequential cross-sectional study...
  42. pmc Longitudinal change in the BODE index predicts mortality in severe emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:491-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that decrease in a modified BODE (mBODE) would predict survival in National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Peer review: issues in physical medicine and rehabilitation
    Amy K Wagner
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Safar Center for Resucitation Research University of pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:790-802. 2003
    ..It also provides suggestions for editorial considerations and improvements in the peer-review process for physical medicine and rehabilitation research journals...
  44. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity--executive summary
    Walter R Frontera
    Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Assist Technol 18:2-14. 2006
    ..The "Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity" was conceptualized as a way of fashioning a long-term plan to foster the required developments...
  45. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation medicine summit: building research capacity
    Walter R Frontera
    Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:71-5. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity--executive summary
    Walter R Frontera
    Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Phys Ther 86:285-98; discussion 299-300. 2006
    ..The small-group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A post-Summit, multi-organizational initiative is called to pursue the agendas outlined in this report...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity-Executive Summary
    Walter R Frontera
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:x-xxiii. 2005
    ..The small group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A post-Summit, multiorganizational initiative is called to pursue the agendas outlined in this report...
  48. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation medicine summit: building research capacity
    Walter R Frontera
    Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 12:68-80. 2005
    ..The small group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A post-Summit, multi-organizational initiative is called to pursue the agendas outlined in this report...
  49. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation medicine summit: building research capacity. Executive summary
    Walter R Frontera
    Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:148-52. 2006
    ..Small group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A post-Summit, multiorganizational initiative is called for to pursue the agendas outlined in this report...
  50. ncbi request reprint How gender impacts career development and leadership in rehabilitation medicine: a report from the AAPM&R research committee
    Amy K Wagner
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:560-8. 2007
    ..To examine the role that gender plays in meeting the medical academic mission by assessing career development, leadership, and research productivity among rehabilitation researchers...