A M Fendrick

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Value-based insurance design: more health at any price
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 0429, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:404-13. 2012
  2. pmc A review of the benefits and risks of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the management of mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis
    A Mark Fendrick
    BlueSpark Healthcare Communications, 150 Allen Road, Suite 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, USA
    Osteopath Med Prim Care 3:1. 2009
  3. pmc Value-based insurance design: a "clinically sensitive, fiscally responsible" approach to mitigate the adverse clinical effects of high-deductible consumer-directed health plans
    A Mark Fendrick
    J Gen Intern Med 22:890-1. 2007
  4. pmc A controlled trial of value-based insurance design - The MHealthy: Focus on Diabetes (FOD) trial
    Alicen Spaulding
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Implement Sci 4:19. 2009
  5. pmc Emergency department documentation templates: variability in template selection and association with physical examination and test ordering in dizziness presentations
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:65. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: embracing value over cost alone
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S277-83. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Allergen-induced inflammation and the role of immunoglobulin E (IgE)
    A M Fendrick
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Division of General Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Ther 8:291-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of upper respiratory tract infections in the primary care setting
    A M Fendrick
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Clin Ther 23:1683-706. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Applying value-based insurance design to low-value health services
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2017-21. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A benefit-based copay for prescription drugs: patient contribution based on total benefits, not drug acquisition cost
    A M Fendrick
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:861-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Value-based insurance design: more health at any price
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 0429, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:404-13. 2012
    ..A wide-ranging approach, planned as early as possible, can lead to the successful translation of health services research to policy...
  2. pmc A review of the benefits and risks of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the management of mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis
    A Mark Fendrick
    BlueSpark Healthcare Communications, 150 Allen Road, Suite 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, USA
    Osteopath Med Prim Care 3:1. 2009
    ..This article provides primary care physicians with the information needed to assist them in making more informed decisions in managing patients experiencing mild-to-moderate OA pain...
  3. pmc Value-based insurance design: a "clinically sensitive, fiscally responsible" approach to mitigate the adverse clinical effects of high-deductible consumer-directed health plans
    A Mark Fendrick
    J Gen Intern Med 22:890-1. 2007
  4. pmc A controlled trial of value-based insurance design - The MHealthy: Focus on Diabetes (FOD) trial
    Alicen Spaulding
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Implement Sci 4:19. 2009
    ..This program has the potential for broad dissemination to other employers and insurers wishing to improve the value of their health care spending...
  5. pmc Emergency department documentation templates: variability in template selection and association with physical examination and test ordering in dizziness presentations
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:65. 2011
    ..We aimed to describe the selection of templates in ED dizziness presentations and to investigate the association between items on templates and process utilization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: embracing value over cost alone
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S277-83. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Allergen-induced inflammation and the role of immunoglobulin E (IgE)
    A M Fendrick
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Division of General Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Ther 8:291-7. 2001
    ..Thus, anti-IgE antibodies represent proof that IgE plays a central role in allergic reactions and that anti-IgE therapy is a potentially effective treatment for allergic disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of upper respiratory tract infections in the primary care setting
    A M Fendrick
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Clin Ther 23:1683-706. 2001
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Applying value-based insurance design to low-value health services
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2017-21. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A benefit-based copay for prescription drugs: patient contribution based on total benefits, not drug acquisition cost
    A M Fendrick
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:861-7. 2001
    ..Implementation of such a system would provide a financial incentive for individuals to prioritize their out-of-pocket drug expenditures based on the value of their medications, not their price...
  11. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and NSAID gastropathy: an ambiguous association
    A M Fendrick
    Division of General Medicine, Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 3:107-11. 2001
    ..pylori infection and eradication on clinically significant adverse events, a compelling argument can be made for H. pylori testing of chronic NSAID users at increased risk for ulcer disease and eradicating the organism if present...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of economic evaluation in the diagnosis and treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection
    A M Fendrick
    Division of General Medicine, Consortium for Health Outomces, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies CHOICES, Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 29:837-51. 2000
    ....
  13. pmc Immediate endoscopy or initial Helicobacter pylori serological testing for suspected peptic ulcer disease: estimating cost-effectiveness using decision analysis
    A M Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Yale J Biol Med 69:187-95. 1996
    ..To compare the clinical and economic effects of a strategy using immediate endoscopy to a non-invasive strategy utilizing a serologic test for Helicobacter pylori infection for individuals with symptoms suggestive of peptic ulcer disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint "Fiscally responsible, clinically sensitive" cost sharing: contain costs while preserving quality
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA E mail
    Am J Manag Care 13:325-7. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic effects of population-based Helicobacter pylori screening to prevent gastric cancer
    A M Fendrick
    Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:142-8. 1999
    ..However, the extent to which H. pylori eradication decreases the risk of gastric cancer is unknown, raising the question of whether population-based H. pylori screening should be undertaken...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical and economic impact of a combination Haemophilus influenzae and Hepatitis B vaccine: estimating cost-effectiveness using decision analysis
    A M Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:126-36. 1999
    ..Although a combined HBV-Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine may improve acceptance of the HBV vaccine, the clinical and economic consequences of this intervention are uncertain...
  17. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of non-influenza-related viral respiratory tract infection in the United States
    A Mark Fendrick
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Bldg, Room 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0376, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:487-94. 2003
    ..Our objectives were to obtain an updated incidence of non-influenza-related VRTI in the United States and to quantify the health care resource use (direct costs) and productivity losses (indirect costs) associated with these infections...
  18. ncbi request reprint Value-based insurance design: aligning incentives to bridge the divide between quality improvement and cost containment
    A Mark Fendrick
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, Center for Value Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Bldg, Rm 7E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:SP5-SP10. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Developing an economic rationale for the use of selective COX-2 inhibitors for patients at risk for NSAID gastropathy
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 69:SI59-64. 2002
    ..For individuals who are at an increased risk of developing GI complications attributable to NSAIDs, coxibs are clearly a cost-effective treatment option...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-selection and use patterns of over-the-counter omeprazole for frequent heartburn
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:17-21. 2004
    ..The Food and Drug Administration approval and subsequent launch of over-the-counter (OTC) omeprazole raises the question whether consumers would use OTC omeprazole appropriately in a "real world" setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Step-down from multiple- to single-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPIs): a prospective study of patients with heartburn or acid regurgitation completely relieved with PPIs
    John M Inadomi
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1940-4. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive Helicobacter pylori testing for the "test-and-treat" strategy: a decision analysis to assess the effect of past infection on test choice
    W D Chey
    Divisions of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:2129-32. 2001
    ..Clinical guidelines support a noninvasive Helicobacter pylori "test-and-treat" strategy for individuals with uncomplicated dyspepsia. However, consensus is lacking regarding the preferred noninvasive testing method...
  23. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori screening for individuals requiring chronic NSAID therapy: a decision analysis
    J M Scheiman
    Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:63-71. 2001
    ..pylori infection on the incidence of NSAID-related complications and whether H. pylori eradication reduces the rate of adverse events...
  24. pmc Willingness to pay for diagnostic certainty: comparing patients, physicians, and managed care executives
    R A Hirth
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109-2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:193-5. 1999
    ..Although nearly all patients valued diagnostic certainty, its value was generally small and insufficient to change the cost-effectiveness ranking of treatment alternatives...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis: disease-specific issues that influence the cost-effectiveness of antimicrobial therapy
    S Saint
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 48109 0429, USA
    Clin Ther 23:499-512. 2001
    ..Health care payers increasingly expect that the results of evidence-based economic evaluations will guide practitioners in their choice of cost-effective interventions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Primary-care physicians' perceptions and practices on the management of GERD: results of a national survey
    William D Chey
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 49109 0362, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1237-42. 2005
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is frequently managed by primary-care physicians (PCPs) although little is known about their current practices and management patterns...
  27. ncbi request reprint The potential clinical and economic benefits of silver alloy urinary catheters in preventing urinary tract infection
    S Saint
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 3116 Taubman Center, Campus Box 0376, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0376, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2670-5. 2000
    ..A recent meta-analysis concluded that silver alloy catheters reduce the incidence of UTI by 3-fold; however, clinicians must decide whether the efficacy of such catheters is worth the extra per unit cost of $5.30...
  28. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician perceptions of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and aspirin-associated toxicity: results of a national survey
    W D Chey
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:655-68. 2006
    ..To assess primary care physician perceptions of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and aspirin-associated toxicity...
  29. doi request reprint Changing perceptions and practices regarding aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and cyclooxygenase-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs among US primary care providers
    N Elnachef
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:1249-58. 2008
    ..Our understanding of the benefits and risks of aspirin non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) selective NSAIDs and gastro-protective agents (GPAs) continues to expand...
  30. ncbi request reprint Estimating the cost of informal caregiving for elderly patients with cancer
    J A Hayman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:3219-25. 2001
    ..Although estimates of the associated direct medical costs exist, very little information is available regarding the prevalence, time, and cost associated with informal caregiving for elderly cancer patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Potential clinical and economic effects of homocyst(e)ine lowering
    B K Nallamothu
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3116 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0376, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3406-12. 2000
    ..However, the benefits expected from lowering homocyst(e)ine levels with folic acid and vitamin B(12) supplementation have yet to be demonstrated in clinical trials...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gastroenterologists utilize the referral for EGD to enhance colon cancer screening more effectively than primary care physicians
    S B Menees
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:953-62. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that gastroenterologists seize this opportunity more frequently than primary care providers...
  33. ncbi request reprint The future of health economic modeling: have we gone too far or not far enough?
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Value Health 9:179-80. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Screening and surveillance for Barrett esophagus in high-risk groups: a cost-utility analysis
    John M Inadomi
    Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Health Systems, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:176-86. 2003
    ..Once-in-a-lifetime screening for Barrett esophagus has been proposed for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but there is little evidence of its cost-effectiveness...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness comparison of therapy for psoriasis with a methotrexate-based regimen versus a rotation regimen of modified cyclosporine and methotrexate
    Charles N Ellis
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:242-50. 2002
    ..Because health care resources are limited, therapeutic regimens should be assessed for their relative costs and effectiveness...
  36. pmc Suboptimal statin adherence and discontinuation in primary and secondary prevention populations
    Jeffrey J Ellis
    Department of Pharmacy Services, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:638-45. 2004
    ..To compare statin nonadherence and discontinuation rates of primary and secondary prevention populations and to identify factors that may affect those suboptimal medication-taking behaviors...
  37. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening behavior in women attending screening mammography: longitudinal trends and predictors
    Ruth C Carlos
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:249-57. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to describe non-fecal occult blood test (FOBT) CRC screening utilization by women prior to and subsequent to screening mammography at a large academic medical center...
  38. ncbi request reprint Respiratory illness caused by picornavirus infection: a review of clinical outcomes
    A S Monto
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Clin Ther 23:1615-27. 2001
    ..New treatments should be assessed not only in terms of their ability to produce the desired clinical outcome, but also in terms of their ability to reduce the burden of disease, decrease health care costs, and improve productivity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of initial noninvasive Helicobacter pylori testing in U.S. primary care patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia
    U Ladabaum
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:2051-7. 2001
    ..pylori testing than the cost of endoscopy alone. Seropositive and seronegative patients experienced comparable outcomes after H. pylori testing...
  40. ncbi request reprint Decomposing pharmaceutical cost growth in different types of health plans
    M E Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Rm M3118, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:667-73. 2001
    ..To decompose pharmaceutical spending growth into price and quantity components and to compare growth across different types of health plans...
  41. ncbi request reprint Role of initial NSAID choice and patient risk factors in the prevention of NSAID gastropathy: a decision analysis
    A Mark Fendrick
    Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies CHOICES, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:36-43. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of initial nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) choice in the prevention of NSAID gastropathy, based on relative clinical and economic effects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation of the adrenal incidentaloma: decision and cost-effectiveness analyses
    B A Dwamena
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Michigan, and Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Centers, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    J Nucl Med 39:707-12. 1998
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the clinical and economic outcomes of alternative diagnostic strategies for differentiating benign from malignant adrenal masses...
  43. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis: cardiovascular benefits of proton pump inhibitor co-therapy in patients using aspirin for secondary prevention
    S D Saini
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 34:243-51. 2011
    ..Many patients with cardiovascular (CV) disease will stop aspirin (ASA) because of ASA-related dyspepsia. Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) co-therapy may reduce ASA-related dyspepsia, enhancing ASA adherence and improving CV outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life year: in search of a standard
    R A Hirth
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Med Decis Making 20:332-42. 2000
    ..With the exception of HK, these far exceed the "rules of thumb" that are frequently used to determine whether an intervention produces an acceptable increase in health benefits in exchange for incremental expenditures...
  45. ncbi request reprint A national study of the quantity and cost of informal caregiving for the elderly with stroke
    S L Hickenbottom
    Department of Neurology, Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Neurology 58:1754-9. 2002
    ..As the US population ages, increased stroke incidence will result in higher stroke-associated costs. Although estimates of direct costs exist, little information is available regarding informal caregiving costs for stroke patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cardiologists performing peripheral angioplasties: impact on utilization
    D A Axelrod
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:191-8. 2001
    ..However, cardiologists have recently begun to perform these procedures. It is unknown whether this has affected how often the procedure is done...
  47. pmc Sex differences in severe pulmonary emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    University of Michigan, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:243-52. 2007
    ..Limited data on sex differences in advanced COPD are available...
  48. pmc The evidence base for the evaluation and management of dizziness
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems KAK, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:186-91. 2010
    ..Dizziness presentations pose many clinical challenges. The objective of this study is to broadly summarize the evidence base that supports clinical decisions in dizziness presentations...
  49. pmc Practical approaches to minimizing gastrointestinal and cardiovascular safety concerns with COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs
    James M Scheiman
    Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:S23-9. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Univariate solutions in a multivariate world: can we afford to practice as in the "good old days"?
    Laurence F McMahon
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls, Suite 7C27, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:473-6. 2005
  51. pmc Value of computed tomography scans in ED dizziness visits: analysis from a nationally representative sample
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:1030-6. 2010
    ..The study aimed to assess measures of the clinical value of computed tomography (CT) scans in dizziness presentations at the aggregate level...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of full medicare coverage of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors for beneficiaries with diabetes
    Allison B Rosen
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health Systems, 300 North Ingalls, Suite 7E10, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:89-99. 2005
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors slow renal disease progression and reduce cardiac morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes. Patients' out-of-pocket costs pose a barrier to using this effective therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint The effects of a professionally produced videotape on education and anxiety/distress levels for patients with newly diagnosed melanoma: a randomized, prospective clinical trial
    Jeffrey S Orringer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:224-9. 2005
    ..Secondarily, we sought to compare these effects with those of a traditional clinic visit...
  54. pmc Cost-effectiveness of in-home automated external defibrillators for individuals at increased risk of sudden cardiac death
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:251-8. 2005
    ..The current study was conducted to explore the relationship between individuals' risk of cardiac arrest and cost-effectiveness of in-home AED deployment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Value added radiology: using existing radiology services to improve cancer screening
    Ruth C Carlos
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0030, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:475-8. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint PPI use in the OTC era: who to treat, with what, and for how long?
    John M Inadomi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:208-15. 2005
    ..Ultimately, therapy should be tailored to individual patients because no single strategy will be optimal for the entire population with GERD symptoms...
  57. pmc Provider knowledge, attitudes, and treatment preferences for early pregnancy failure
    Vanessa K Dalton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:531.e1-8. 2010
    ..We sought to describe health care provider knowledge, attitudes, and treatment preferences for early pregnancy failure (EPF)...
  58. pmc Anxiety is associated with diminished exercise performance and quality of life in severe emphysema: a cross-sectional study
    Nicholas D Giardino
    Mental Health Service, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Respir Res 11:29. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is an association between anxiety and functional measures, quality of life and dyspnea...
  59. ncbi request reprint Summing the risk of NSAID therapy
    James M Scheiman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Lancet 369:1580-1. 2007
  60. pmc Impact of fixed-dose combination drugs on adherence to prescription medications
    Feng Pan
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:611-4. 2008
    ..The inverse correlation between the complexity of a drug regimen and medication adherence is well established. Fixed-dose combination (FDC) therapies are hypothesized to enhance compliance by decreasing the number of required pills...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Can breast and cervical cancer screening visits be used to enhance colorectal cancer screening?
    Ruth C Carlos
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0030, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:769-76. 2004
    ..S. women, adherence with colorectal cancer screening remains suboptimal. A better understanding of the relationship among cancer screening behaviors by women may provide insight into interventions to enhance colorectal cancer screening...
  63. doi request reprint Dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments, 1995-2004
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:744-50. 2008
    ..The objectives were to describe presentation characteristics and health care utilization information pertaining to dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) from 1995 through 2004...
  64. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of proton pump inhibitor cotherapy in patients taking long-term, low-dose aspirin for secondary cardiovascular prevention
    Sameer D Saini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 3912 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0362, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1684-90; discussion 1691. 2008
    ..Although these patients are at increased risk for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) and proton pump inhibitor (PPI) cotherapy may reduce such risk, it is not known whether lifelong PPI cotherapy is cost-effective...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic pacemaker use to allow beta-blocker therapy in patients with chronic heart failure with bradycardia
    Eric C Stecker
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am Heart J 151:820-8. 2006
    ..We investigated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of prophylactic pacemaker insertion to facilitate beta-blocker use in these patients...
  66. pmc Predictors of mortality in patients with emphysema and severe airflow obstruction
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0360, and Section of Thoracic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1326-34. 2006
    ..Limited data exist describing risk factors for mortality in patients having predominantly emphysema...
  67. pmc Treatment patterns for early pregnancy failure in Michigan
    Vanessa K Dalton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, L4000, Women s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:787-93. 2009
    ..We describe current treatment patterns for early pregnancy failure (EPF) among women enrolled in two Michigan health plans...
  68. ncbi request reprint Rising out-of-pocket costs in disease management programs
    Michael E Chernew
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:150-4. 2006
    ..To document the rise in copayments for patients in disease management programs and to call attention to the inherent conflicts that exist between these 2 approaches to benefit design...
  69. ncbi request reprint Behavioral associations between prostate and colon cancer screening
    Ruth C Carlos
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:216-23. 2005
    ..To better understand screening behaviors among men, the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance Survey was used to identify potential relationships that would allow interventions to enhance CRC screening...
  70. ncbi request reprint Predicting nursing home admission: estimates from a 7-year follow-up of a nationally representative sample of older Americans
    Jane Banaszak-Holl
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 18:83-9. 2004
    ..Interventions for individuals with dementia should impact the behavioral aspects of the condition and slow disease progression in addition to improving physical functioning...
  71. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis in dermatology
    Charles N Ellis
    Department of Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 49109 0314, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:271-83. 2002
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  72. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing or empirical neuraminidase inhibitor therapy for patients with influenza-like illness: what a difference a day makes
    Susan G Blitz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:221-7. 2002
    ..To determine the clinical and economic trade-offs of available diagnostic and treatment options for patients with suspected influenza infection...
  73. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous stenting of incidental unilateral renal artery stenosis: decision analysis of costs and benefits
    David A Axelrod
    Departments of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 498109 0604, USA
    J Endovasc Ther 10:546-56. 2003
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  74. ncbi request reprint What is the price of life and why doesn't it increase at the rate of inflation?
    Peter A Ubel
    University of Michigan Health Systems 300 N Ingalls, Room 7C27 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1637-41. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Informal caregiving for chronic lung disease among older Americans
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Chest 122:2197-203. 2002
    ..To obtain nationally representative estimates of the additional time, and related cost, of unpaid family caregiving (informal caregiving) associated with chronic lung disease among older Americans...
  76. ncbi request reprint Informal caregiving for diabetes and diabetic complications among elderly americans
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S177-86. 2002
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  77. ncbi request reprint Viral respiratory infections due to rhinoviruses: current knowledge, new developments
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Ther 10:193-202. 2003
    ..By targeting the cause of illness, antiviral agents represent an opportunity to reduce the substantial clinical burden of VRI. Furthermore, effective therapies can potentially reduce inappropriate antibiotic use for viral infections...
  78. ncbi request reprint Payer type and the returns to bypass surgery: evidence from hospital entry behavior
    Michael Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan and NBER, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Health Econ 21:451-74. 2002
    ..Medicaid appears to reimburse less than average variable costs. HMOs essentially pay at average variable costs, though the return varies inversely with competition...
  79. ncbi request reprint Homocyst(e)ine and coronary heart disease: pharmacoeconomic support for interventions to lower hyperhomocyst(e)inaemia
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, B1F245 University Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 49109 0022, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:429-42. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Effect of off-label use of oncology drugs on pharmaceutical costs: the rituximab experience
    Darren Kocs
    Divisions of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:393-400; quiz 401-2. 2003
    ..While the off-label use of oncology interventions is widespread, the factors influencing off-label use and the resultant influence on oncology drug expenditures are not well understood...
  81. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians: clinical and economic outcomes at community-based healthcare facilities
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:749-55. 2002
    ..Results of recent studies from high-volume academic centers suggest that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is becoming safer to perform in octogenarians. Similar data from community-based facilities do not exist...
  82. ncbi request reprint Extent and cost of informal caregiving for older Americans with symptoms of depression
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls Building, Room 7E01, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:857-63. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to obtain nationally representative estimates of the additional time and cost associated with informal caregiving for older Americans with depressive symptoms...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective use of NSAIDs: issues pertinent to coxib use in managed care
    A Mark Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:S529-41. 2002
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  84. ncbi request reprint Associations in breast and colon cancer screening behavior in women
    Ruth C Carlos
    VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:451-8. 2005
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  85. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket health-care expenditures among older Americans with cancer
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Value Health 7:186-94. 2004
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  86. ncbi request reprint The health effects of restricting prescription medication use because of cost
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 42:626-34. 2004
    ..Whether adults experience adverse health outcomes after having restricted medication use because of cost is not known...
  87. ncbi request reprint Barriers to constraining health care cost growth
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:122-8. 2004
    ..The policy focus should be directed toward encouraging value...
  88. ncbi request reprint Out-of-pocket health care expenditures among older Americans with dementia
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48109 0429, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 18:90-8. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae: implications for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    C E Chenoweth
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0378, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 75:1161-8. 2000
    ..In this article, we provide an overview of the development of S pneumoniae resistance to commonly used antibiotics and discuss the implications of the development of resistance on treatment decisions...
  90. ncbi request reprint Electron-beam computed tomography in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis
    B K Nallamothu
    B1F245, Division of General Medicine, University Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0022, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:833-8. 2001
    ..Before its clinical use is justified, however, the overall accuracy of EBCT must be better defined...
  91. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of acute bronchitis. Using baseline factors to guide empirical therapy
    K R Flaherty
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Postgrad Med 109:39-47. 2001
    ..In this article, Drs Flaherty, Saint, Fendrick, and Martinez discuss how an evidence-based approach to treatment may help ensure that efficacious therapy is available in the future...
  92. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease: a primary care perspective
    A M Fendrick
    Department of Internal Medicine/Health Management and Policy, Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost-Effectiveness Studies (CHOICES, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:S29-33. 2001
    ..If proton pump inhibitors consistently reduce the need for physician visits and diagnostic testing, they would seem to be a logical first choice pharmaceutical for individuals who fail to improve with OTC H2 antagonists...
  93. ncbi request reprint The role of economic evaluation in infection control
    S Saint
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Infect Control 29:338-44. 2001
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  94. pmc National estimates of the quantity and cost of informal caregiving for the elderly with dementia
    K M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:770-8. 2001
    ..We sought to obtain nationally representative estimates of the time and associated cost of informal caregiving for the elderly with mild, moderate, and severe dementia...
  95. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of saline-assisted hysterosonography and office hysteroscopy in the evaluation of postmenopausal bleeding: a decision analysis
    R C Carlos
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109-0030, USA
    Acad Radiol 8:835-44. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: HSG depicted more abnormalities at a lower cost per abnormality, which suggests that it should be the preferred initial diagnostic examination in the setting of PMB...
  96. ncbi request reprint The impact of a celebrity promotional campaign on the use of colon cancer screening: the Katie Couric effect
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1601-5. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of Katie Couric's March 2000 Today Show colorectal cancer awareness campaign on colonoscopy rates...
  97. ncbi request reprint Incorporating patient-centered outcomes in the analysis of cost-effectiveness: imaging strategies for renovascular hypertension
    Ruth C Carlos
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1653-61. 2003
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  98. ncbi request reprint Influenza. Cost of illness and considerations in the economic evaluation of new and emerging therapies
    P Cram
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 19:223-30. 2001
    ..In this review, we examine the burden of influenza infection, diagnostic challenges and the clinical and economic impact of available interventions. Clinical controversies and potential areas for further investigation are also explored...
  99. pmc Coronary artery bypass grafting in Native Americans: a higher risk of death compared to other ethnic groups?
    B K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor 48109 0022, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:554-9. 2001
    ..While the efficacy and safety of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has been established in several clinical trials, little is known about its outcomes in Native Americans...
  100. pmc Cost-effectiveness of automated external defibrillator deployment in selected public locations
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 6SE GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:745-54. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the AHA recommendation and of AED deployment in selected public locations with known cardiac arrest rates...
  101. ncbi request reprint Making cost-effectiveness analyses clinically relevant: the effect of provider expertise and biliary disease prevalence on the economic comparison of alternative diagnostic strategies
    Ruth C Carlos
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0030, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:620-30. 2003
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