Kevin J Dombkowski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age-specific strategies for immunization reminders and recalls: a registry-based randomized trial
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:1-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Using Medicaid claims to identify children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:196-203. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Feasibility of initiating and sustaining registry-based immunization recall in private practices
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5456, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:104-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the burden of undeliverable immunization reminder and recall notifications
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Prev Med 53:424-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Provider attitudes regarding use of an immunization information system to identify children with asthma for influenza vaccination
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:567-71. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Prematurity as a predictor of childhood asthma among low-income children
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:290-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The need for surveillance of delay in age-appropriate immunization
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:36-42. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Physician perspectives regarding annual influenza vaccination among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:294-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Continuity of prescribers of short-acting beta agonists among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 155:788-94. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma surveillance using Medicaid administrative data: a call for a national framework
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:485-93. 2009

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Age-specific strategies for immunization reminders and recalls: a registry-based randomized trial
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:1-8. 2014
    ..Although previous studies have found reminder/recall to be effective in increasing immunization rates, little guidance exists regarding the specific ages at which it is optimal to send reminder/recall notices...
  2. doi request reprint Using Medicaid claims to identify children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:196-203. 2012
    ..We wished to understand the degree to which alternative asthma case definitions applied to administrative data influence the accuracy of cases identified in an immunization information system...
  3. doi request reprint Feasibility of initiating and sustaining registry-based immunization recall in private practices
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5456, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:104-9. 2012
    ..To assess the feasibility of initiating and sustaining immunization recall by private practices, including the barriers and costs, using a statewide immunization information system (IIS)...
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the burden of undeliverable immunization reminder and recall notifications
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Prev Med 53:424-6. 2011
    ..To assess the completeness and accuracy of parent contact information for the delivery of mailed reminder/recall notices using a statewide immunization information system (IIS)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Provider attitudes regarding use of an immunization information system to identify children with asthma for influenza vaccination
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:567-71. 2007
    ..The attitudes of pediatric primary care providers regarding the implementation of this system were assessed...
  6. doi request reprint Prematurity as a predictor of childhood asthma among low-income children
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:290-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association among birth weight, prematurity, and the prevalence of asthma later in childhood and to assess the degree to which this association may differ between black and white children...
  7. ncbi request reprint The need for surveillance of delay in age-appropriate immunization
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:36-42. 2002
    ..Our study was conducted in 2000-2001 using the most current National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) public use files available...
  8. doi request reprint Physician perspectives regarding annual influenza vaccination among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:294-9. 2008
    ..This study aims to explore perspectives of primary care physicians regarding influenza vaccination practices for children with persistent versus intermittent asthma...
  9. doi request reprint Continuity of prescribers of short-acting beta agonists among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 155:788-94. 2009
    ..To determine whether short-acting beta-agonist (SABA) prescriber continuity was associated with emergency department visits among children with asthma...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma surveillance using Medicaid administrative data: a call for a national framework
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:485-93. 2009
    ..This collaboration will be of increasing importance as states experience mounting financial pressures due to increasing Medicaid enrollment and dwindling resources...
  11. doi request reprint Spirometry use among pediatric primary care physicians
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 126:682-7. 2010
    ..This study explores the use of spirometry in primary care settings...
  12. doi request reprint Seasonal influenza vaccination reminders for children with high-risk conditions: a registry-based randomized trial
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:71-5. 2012
    ..Children with chronic conditions have an increased risk of complications from influenza and have low influenza vaccination rates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of missed opportunities on influenza vaccination rates among children with asthma
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:966-71. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Influence of Medicaid managed care enrollment on emergency department utilization by children
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:17-21. 2004
    ..To explore the association between Medicaid managed care plan enrollment and emergency department (ED) utilization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation of asthma quality measures within and between health plans
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:765-72. 2005
    ..To contrast health plan performance in treating pediatric asthma within and between different geographic regions...
  16. pmc Pediatric asthma surveillance using Medicaid claims
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:515-24. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of asthma among children using alternative case definitions applied to administrative claims data, and to assess year-to-year classification concordance...
  17. pmc Role of health insurance and a usual source of medical care in age-appropriate vaccination
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:960-6. 2004
    ..We examined the associations of having health insurance and having a usual source of medical care with age-appropriate childhood vaccination...
  18. pmc Risk factors for delay in age-appropriate vaccination
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Rm 6C11, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:144-55. 2004
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  19. doi request reprint Statewide pandemic influenza vaccination reminders for children with chronic conditions
    Kevin J Dombkowski
    Kevin J Dombkowski, Anne E Cowan, Shiming Dong, and Sarah J Clark are with the Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Rachel C Potter is with the Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing Maureen Kolasa is with the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Public Health 104:e39-44. 2014
    ..We evaluated the use of a statewide immunization information system (IIS) to target influenza vaccine reminders to high-risk children during a pandemic...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-acting β-agonist monotherapy among children and adults with asthma
    Elizabeth A Wasilevich
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e91-5. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of long-acting β-agonist (LABA) monotherapy among a Medicaid-enrolled population with asthma and to describe continued LABA monotherapy use...
  21. pmc A systematic evaluation of different methods for calculating adolescent vaccination levels using immunization information system data
    Charitha Gowda
    University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Ann Arbor, MI
    Public Health Rep 128:489-97. 2013
    ..We explored alternative methods for estimating the vaccine-eligible population when calculating adolescent immunization levels using a statewide IIS...
  22. doi request reprint Identifying children with chronic conditions for influenza vaccination using a statewide immunization registry: initial experiences of primary care providers
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:204-8. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcomes associated with spirometry for pediatric asthma in a managed care organization
    Michael Cabana
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Laurel Heights Bldg 245, San Francisco, California 94143 0503, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e151-6. 2006
    ..The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute asthma guidelines recommend that children with asthma receive spirometry testing "at least every 1 to 2 years to assess the maintenance of airway function."..
  24. ncbi request reprint Variation in pediatric asthma quality improvement programs by managed care plans
    Michael D Cabana
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Care System, Ann Arbo, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:204-9. 2005
    ..The variation in QI approaches by each of the managed care organizations suggests that there is a dearth of information on appropriate and cost-effective methods to improve pediatric asthma quality at the plan level...
  25. ncbi request reprint Blood lead testing among Medicaid-enrolled children in Michigan
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:646-50. 2005
    ..Federal regulations mandate that Medicaid-enrolled children be tested for lead poisoning at the age of 1 and 2 years or 3 through 5 years if not previously tested...
  26. doi request reprint Parents' experiences with and preferences for immunization reminder/recall technologies
    Sarah J Clark
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1100-5. 2011
    ..To describe parents' experiences and preferences regarding the use of different communication modes for immunization reminder/recall messages...
  27. ncbi request reprint Follow-up testing among children with elevated screening blood lead levels
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 293:2232-7. 2005
    ..Follow-up testing after an abnormal screening blood lead level is a key component of lead poisoning prevention...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in diabetes mellitus among privately insured children, 1998-2002
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:178-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate trends in health care administrative claims for childhood diabetes mellitus...
  29. pmc Patterns of vision care among Medicaid-enrolled children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e190-6. 2004
    ..To describe patterns of vision care among Medicaid-enrolled children...
  30. pmc Off-label utilization of antihypertensive medications in children
    Esther Y Yoon
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:299-303. 2007
    ..To examine off-label use and costs of antihypertensive drugs in children by using a national sample of prescription claims...
  31. pmc Understanding attitudes toward adolescent vaccination and the decision-making dynamic among adolescents, parents and providers
    Charitha Gowda
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 5456, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:509. 2012
    ..We sought to identify potentially modifiable barriers in the vaccine decision process among adolescents, parents and healthcare providers that could be addressed through interventions implemented within the adolescent's medical home...
  32. pmc False-positive newborn screening result and future health care use in a state Medicaid cohort
    Beth A Tarini
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 128:715-22. 2011
    ..To compare health care visit rates between infants with false-positive and those with normal newborn screening (NBS) results...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-acting beta-agonist monotherapy among children and adults with asthma
    Elizabeth A Wasilevich
    University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 17:e91-5. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of long-acting b-agonist (LABA) monotherapy among a Medicaid-enrolled population with asthma and to describe continued LABA monotherapy use...
  34. pmc Emergency department use among Michigan children with special health care needs: an introductory study
    Harold A Pollack
    School of Social Service Administration, 969 East 60th Street, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:665-92. 2004
    ..To describe patterns of emergency department (ED) use among children dual-enrolled in Medicaid and Michigan's Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)...
  35. doi request reprint The economic effect of the hydrofluoroalkane albuterol transition on children with asthma
    Harvey L Leo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:776-7. 2008