Laurel A Copeland
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Health care utilization by older alcohol-using veterans: effects of a brief intervention to reduce at-risk drinkingLaurel A Copeland
VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
Health Educ Behav 30:305-21. 2003..A cost-effective brief intervention to reduce drinking may spur increased efforts to seek health care. Early detection and management of alcohol-related or other illnesses might be expected to accrue savings in later years...
- Poor antipsychotic adherence among patients with schizophrenia: medication and patient factorsMarcia Valenstein
Health Services Research and Development HSRandD, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
Schizophr Bull 30:255-64. 2004..African-Americans and younger patients are particularly at risk. Unfortunately, atypical antipsychotics may not be associated with substantial improvements in adherence. More intensive interventions are likely needed...
- Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatmentEdwin G Wilkins
Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Med Decis Making 26:589-98. 2006..Eventhough enthusiasm for SDM programs remains high among some patients and providers, this study found only modest benefits...
- Nurse practitioners' and physicians' views of NPs as providers of primary care to veteransCarol E Fletcher
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 39:358-62. 2007..To describe NPs' and MDs' perceptions of the role of NPs, the degree of collegiality between professions, and NPs' feeling of acceptance, three relationship components that may affect the acceptance of NPs as providers of primary care...
- Nurse practitioners as primary care providers within the VACarol E Fletcher
VA Ann Arbor Medical Center, 2215 Fuller Road 127, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
Mil Med 176:791-7. 2011..To successfully integrate NPs into the primary care environment, health systems need to pay increased attention to differences in role perceptions among primary care providers...
- Determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with bipolar disorderAmy M Kilbourne
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Psychopharmacol Bull 40:104-15. 2007..We determined the prevalence and correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients with bipolar disorder...
- Postdeployment health care for returning OEF/OIF military personnel and their social networks: a qualitative approachErin P Finley
Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, Health Services Research and Development, 7400 Merton Minter Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
Mil Med 175:953-7. 2010..These data point to significant deployment-related disruptions in the well-being of service members and those in their broader social networks, with implications for defining service needs in community health settings...
- Racial disparity in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications among veteransLaurel A Copeland
VA Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Mich, 48113 0170, USA
Am J Psychiatry 160:1817-22. 2003..This study assessed the current state of antipsychotic prescription practices regarding race among veterans receiving care through the Department of Veterans Affairs...
- Explaining differences in operating costs among poison control centers: an exploratory studyJeffrey A Alexander
Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:440-50. 2007..To explore the effects of population, staffing, location, and funding on cost per human poison exposure call; and organizational characteristics differentiating higher- and lower-cost centers...
- Health care costs of seriously mentally ill patients enrolled in enhanced treatmentAndrea M Hegedus
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:331-40. 2002..Adjusted costs fell from $32,000-$55,000 (for the 1st year) to $20,000-$36,000 (for the 4th year). Costs were associated positively with schizophrenia, living in the Northeast region of the United States, and poorer baseline functioning...
- Therapeutic drug and cardiovascular disease risk monitoring in patients with bipolar disorderAmy M Kilbourne
VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Affect Disord 102:145-51. 2007..We assessed whether patients with bipolar disorder received serum drug level and toxicity monitoring for mood stabilizers and assessment of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors attributed to atypical antipsychotic medications...
- Likelihood of home death associated with local rates of home birth: influence of local area healthcare preferences on site of deathMaria J Silveira
VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1243-8. 2006..We tested whether local cultural and social values regarding the use of health care are associated with the likelihood of home death, using variation in local rates of home births as a proxy for geographic variation in these values...
- Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decisionNancy K Janz
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
J Clin Oncol 22:3091-8. 2004..The impact of demographic and psychosocial characteristics on patients' decisional role was also examined...
- Diagnostic classifications and resource utilization of decedents served by the Department of Veterans AffairsSonia A Duffy
VA Center for Clinical Management Research, Health Services Research and Development, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
J Palliat Med 10:1137-45. 2007....
- Pharmacy data identify poorly adherent patients with schizophrenia at increased risk for admissionMarcia Valenstein
From the Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
Med Care 40:630-9. 2002..Health care organizations may be able to use pharmacy data to identify patients with schizophrenia and poor antipsychotic adherence...
- Veterans' health and access to care in the year after September 11, 2001Laurel A Copeland
VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
Mil Med 170:602-6. 2005..Patients with PTSD symptoms may require outreach programs to assist them in dealing with catastrophic events, regardless of their proximity to the events...
- Safety of outpatient dalteparin therapy in veterans with mechanical heart valvesJessica L O'Neill
Department of Pharmacy, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
Pharmacotherapy 25:1560-5. 2005....
- Effect of smoking, alcohol, and depression on the quality of life of head and neck cancer patientsSonia A Duffy
Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:140-7. 2002..While smoking, alcohol intake and depression may be episodically treated, standardized protocols and aggressive intervention strategies for systematically addressing these highly prevalent disorders are needed in this population...