Robin E Clark

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial comparing three outreach efforts to improve screening mammography adherence
    Mary E Costanza
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:145. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Impact of substance disorders on medical expenditures for medicaid beneficiaries with behavioral health disorders
    Robin E Clark
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:35-42. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in five state Medicaid programs
    Robin E Clark
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 222 Maple Ave, Chang Building, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:942-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The evidence doesn't justify steps by state Medicaid programs to restrict opioid addiction treatment with buprenorphine
    Robin E Clark
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1425-33. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatment in the 21st century
    Robin E Clark
    Commonwealth Medicine Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 222 Maple Avenue, Chang Building, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 28:532-44. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine prescription practices and substance abuse in persons with severe mental illness
    Robin E Clark
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center at Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:151-5. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Beyond health plans: behavioral health disorders and quality of diabetes and asthma care for Medicaid beneficiaries
    Robin E Clark
    Center for Health Policy and Research, Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Med Care 47:545-52. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Chronic physical conditions in older adults with mental illness and/ or substance use disorders
    Wen Chieh Lin
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1913-21. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral disorders and diabetes-related outcomes among Massachusetts Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries
    Gary Leung
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:659-65. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Twelve-month diagnosed prevalence of behavioral health disorders among elderly medicare and medicaid members
    Wen Chieh Lin
    Center for Health Policy and Research, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, 01545, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:970-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial comparing three outreach efforts to improve screening mammography adherence
    Mary E Costanza
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:145. 2011
    ..This 5-year study is conducted though a Central Massachusetts healthcare plan and affiliated clinic. All women have adequate health insurance to cover the test...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of substance disorders on medical expenditures for medicaid beneficiaries with behavioral health disorders
    Robin E Clark
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:35-42. 2009
    ..This study measured the impact of substance use disorders on Medicaid expenditures for behavioral and physical health care among beneficiaries with behavioral health disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in five state Medicaid programs
    Robin E Clark
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 222 Maple Ave, Chang Building, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:942-8. 2007
    ..This study described the locations and patterns of psychiatric and substance abuse treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in five states...
  4. doi request reprint The evidence doesn't justify steps by state Medicaid programs to restrict opioid addiction treatment with buprenorphine
    Robin E Clark
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1425-33. 2011
    ..The evidence does not support rationing buprenorphine to save money or ensure safety...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial treatment in the 21st century
    Robin E Clark
    Commonwealth Medicine Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 222 Maple Avenue, Chang Building, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Int J Law Psychiatry 28:532-44. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepine prescription practices and substance abuse in persons with severe mental illness
    Robin E Clark
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center at Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:151-5. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of benzodiazepine use among persons with psychiatric disorders and to evaluate compliance with published prescribing guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Beyond health plans: behavioral health disorders and quality of diabetes and asthma care for Medicaid beneficiaries
    Robin E Clark
    Center for Health Policy and Research, Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Med Care 47:545-52. 2009
    ..We analyzed individual-level HEDIS measures for diabetes and asthma from 5 Medicaid managed care plans to understand how these factors contribute to quality...
  8. doi request reprint Chronic physical conditions in older adults with mental illness and/ or substance use disorders
    Wen Chieh Lin
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1913-21. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral disorders and diabetes-related outcomes among Massachusetts Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries
    Gary Leung
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:659-65. 2011
    ..The study investigated whether Massachusetts beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid, or both programs who have behavioral disorders have higher rates of diabetes-related complications and hospitalizations...
  10. doi request reprint Twelve-month diagnosed prevalence of behavioral health disorders among elderly medicare and medicaid members
    Wen Chieh Lin
    Center for Health Policy and Research, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, 01545, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:970-9. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The quality of asthma care among adults with substance-related disorders and adults with mental illness
    Jeffrey D Baxter
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:43-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the presence of substance-related disorders or mental illness may affect the quality of medication management in asthma care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Behavioral health disorders and adherence to measures of diabetes care quality
    Gary Y Leung
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:144-50. 2011
    ..To investigate whether Medicare and/or Medicaid beneficiaries with behavioral health disorders (BHDs) receive lower quality diabetes care...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of prenatal and postpartum care adequacy in a medicaid managed care population
    Sharada Weir
    Center for Health Policy and Research, Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:277-85. 2011
    ..To examine factors affecting prenatal and postpartum care for an insured, but vulnerable, population...
  14. doi request reprint Factors associated with Medicaid patients' access to buprenorphine treatment
    Jeffrey D Baxter
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 333 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:88-96. 2011
    ..This information is important for understanding the impact of this new treatment in Medicaid populations and for developing treatment systems to best meet patients' needs...
  15. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in mental health treatment in six Medicaid programs
    Mihail Samnaliev
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:165-76. 2009
    ..The implications of these findings and possible initiatives to enhance community-based mental health care among African American and Hispanic Medicaid beneficiaries are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Case selection for a Medicaid chronic care management program
    Sharada Weir
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:61-74. 2008
    ..We find that the ACG-PM model performs best. However, for predicting the very highest-cost members (e.g, the 99th percentile), the DCG model is preferred...
  17. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in antipsychotic combination therapy of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: implications for state mental health policy
    Robin E Clark
    Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Hanover, NH 03755 3862, USA
    Schizophr Bull 28:75-84. 2002
    ..7% to 30.0%). The increase in multiple agent therapy appears to be broad-based. Data are needed on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of these practices to inform clinical decision making and health policy...
  18. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation of two asthma care quality measures among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Mihail Samnaliev
    Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, USA
    Chest 135:1193-6. 2009
    ..The relative performance of asthma care quality measures has not been evaluated in Medicaid populations...
  19. pmc Family intervention for co-occurring substance use and severe psychiatric disorders: participant characteristics and correlates of initial engagement and more extended exposure in a randomized controlled trial
    Kim T Mueser
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Addict Behav 34:867-77. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Patterns of health care utilization for asthma treatment in adults with substance use disorders
    Jeffrey D Baxter
    From the Center for Health Policy and Research JDB, MS, REC, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health JDB, REC, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
    J Addict Med 2:79-84. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the impact of substance use disorders on asthma treatment. The objective of this study was to describe correlations between substance use disorders and patterns of healthcare utilization for asthma care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders: a multistate feasibility study of the quadrant model
    Mark P McGovern
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, 2 Whipple Pl, Suite 202, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:949-54. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Progress in research on dual disorders
    Robin E Clark
    Br J Psychiatry 183:377-8. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Medicare and medicaid costs for schizophrenia patients by age cohort compared with costs for depression, dementia, and medically ill patients
    Stephen J Bartels
    Departments of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:648-57. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of strategies that are intended to prevent kernicterus in newborn infants
    Gautham K Suresh
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina Children s Hospital, Room 664, Neonatal Division, 165 Ashley Ave, PO Box 250917, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Pediatrics 114:917-24. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The Medical Home Index: development and validation of a new practice-level measure of implementation of the Medical Home model
    W Carl Cooley
    Center for Medical Home Improvement, Lebanon, NH
    Ambul Pediatr 3:173-80. 2003
    ..The Medical Home is a clinical practice concept that sets new standards for pediatric primary care. This study describes the development and validation of a tool to measure the Medical Home...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prescribing patterns for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Thomas A Mellman
    Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, On Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1618-21. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to comprehensively evaluate prescribing patterns for persons with a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a community-based nonveteran sample in which women were well represented...
  27. ncbi request reprint Estimated payments to employment service providers for persons with mental illness in the Ticket to Work program
    Judith A Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 104 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 900, Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:465-71. 2006
    ..This study calculated the amount of payments that would have been made to employment service providers if study participants had been enrolled in the Ticket program...
  28. ncbi request reprint The Hartford study of supported employment for persons with severe mental illness
    Kim T Mueser
    New Hampshire Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Concord 03301, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:479-90. 2004
    ..34.8% vs. 53.6%, respectively). There were few differences in nonvocational outcomes between programs. IPS is a more effective model than PSR or standard brokered vocational services for improving employment outcomes in clients with SMI...

Research Grants1

  1. Cost, Benefit & Regulation of Buprenorphine Treatment for Medicaid Beneficiaries
    Robin E Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..New knowledge gained from the study will be useful for developing more cost-effective policies and practices for managing opioid substitution treatment. ..