G L Freed

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in the demography of Australia and therefore general practice patient populations
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics and Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Health System, United States
    Aust Fam Physician 41:715-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The paediatric clinical experiences of general practice registrars
    Gary L Freed
    Australian Health Workforce Institute, University of Melbourne and Paediatrics and Child Health Policy, University of Michigan, United States of America
    Aust Fam Physician 41:529-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in public and private supply of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine during a shortage
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    JAMA 289:575-8. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S466-71. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Adopting immunization recommendations: a new dissemination model
    G L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Care System, Ann Arbor 48109 0718, USA
    Matern Child Health J 2:231-9. 1998
  6. doi request reprint Variation in provider vaccine purchase prices and payer reimbursement
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S459-65. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Challenges to children's health care in an ageing Australia
    Gary L Freed
    Med J Aust 195:436-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of North Carolina's universal vaccine purchase program by children's insurance status
    G L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0718, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:748-54. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental vaccine safety concerns. The experiences of pediatricians and family physicians
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:11-4. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1319-24. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in the demography of Australia and therefore general practice patient populations
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics and Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Health System, United States
    Aust Fam Physician 41:715-9. 2012
    ..The population of Australia is ageing. We sought to examine the impact of this demographic trend on the demography of general practices...
  2. ncbi request reprint The paediatric clinical experiences of general practice registrars
    Gary L Freed
    Australian Health Workforce Institute, University of Melbourne and Paediatrics and Child Health Policy, University of Michigan, United States of America
    Aust Fam Physician 41:529-33. 2012
    ..The impact of the ageing population on the paediatric clinical experiences of general practice registrars is unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in public and private supply of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine during a shortage
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    JAMA 289:575-8. 2003
    ..In September 2001, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published revised recommendations advising physicians to prioritize PCV7 to specific groups of children. The effect of the shortage at the practice level is unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S466-71. 2009
    ..Whether these sentiments are widely held among immunization providers is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adopting immunization recommendations: a new dissemination model
    G L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Care System, Ann Arbor 48109 0718, USA
    Matern Child Health J 2:231-9. 1998
    ..This paper presents a new approach for understanding factors related to physician adoption of clinical guidelines, using children's vaccine recommendations as a case study...
  6. doi request reprint Variation in provider vaccine purchase prices and payer reimbursement
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S459-65. 2009
    ..Amid reports of physicians losing money on vaccines, there are limited supporting data to show how much private practices are paying for vaccines and how much they are being reimbursed by third-party payers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Challenges to children's health care in an ageing Australia
    Gary L Freed
    Med J Aust 195:436-7. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of North Carolina's universal vaccine purchase program by children's insurance status
    G L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0718, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:748-54. 1999
    ..To examine the impact of a new universal purchase vaccine program on immunization rates of children with different types of insurance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Parental vaccine safety concerns. The experiences of pediatricians and family physicians
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:11-4. 2004
    ..Primary care physicians are the most common interface for parents with the immunization delivery system and are likely to have the greatest opportunity for exposure and experience with parental vaccine safety concerns...
  10. doi request reprint Primary care physician perspectives on reimbursement for childhood immunizations
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1319-24. 2008
    ..Whether these sentiments are widely held among immunization providers is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Variation in provider vaccine purchase prices and payer reimbursement
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Division of General Pediatrics, 300 N Ingalls, Room 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1325-31. 2008
    ..Amid reports of physicians losing money on vaccines, there are limited supporting data to show how much private practices are paying for vaccines and how much they are being reimbursed by third-party payers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vaccine safety policy analysis in three European countries: the case of thimerosal
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, MI, USA
    Health Policy 62:291-307. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint One-year uptake of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: a national survey of family physicians and pediatricians
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:363-71. 2003
    ..We sought to identify physician characteristics associated with adoption of the recommendation within 1 year...
  14. ncbi request reprint Primary care role in the management of childhood depression: a comparison of pediatricians and family physicians
    J L Rushton
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0718, USA
    Pediatrics 105:957-62. 2000
    ..To provide a self-described assessment of pediatricians' and family physicians' management of childhood depression...
  15. doi request reprint Geographic distribution of childhood diabetes and obesity relative to the supply of pediatric endocrinologists in the United States
    Joyce M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr 152:331-6. 2008
    ..To determine the geographic distribution of childhood diabetes and obesity relative to the supply of US pediatric endocrinologists...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician and family physician prescription of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    J L Rushton
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0718, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E82. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint State-level perspectives on immunization policies, practices, and program financing in the 1990s
    G L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:32-44. 2000
    ..Long-term immunization planning must reflect these continually expanding needs...
  18. pmc Services provided for preschool-aged children with suspected amblyopia
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 40:279-82. 2003
    ..Little is known about the pattern and variation of care offered to preschool-aged children who have had an abnormal vision screening test...
  19. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccination: expected impacts and unresolved issues
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr 152:305-9. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Physicians' early challenges related to the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    M M Davis
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:302-5. 2001
    ....
  21. doi request reprint General pediatrics resident perspectives on training decisions and career choice
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S26-30. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Pediatric fellows: perspectives on training and future scope of practice
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S31-7. 2009
    ..To characterize the strengths and weaknesses of residency training and the factors influencing subspecialty choice from the perspective of subspecialty fellows, we conducted a survey of current fellows on these issues...
  23. doi request reprint Recently trained general pediatricians: perspectives on residency training and scope of practice
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S38-43. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to determine the perspectives of recently trained general pediatricians in practice regarding their decisions on residency choice, career choice, and adequacy of training...
  24. doi request reprint Recently trained pediatric subspecialists: perspectives on training and scope of practice
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S44-9. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The structure and function of immunization advisory committees in Western Europe
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Hum Vaccin 4:292-7. 2008
    ..Conceptually, this variation was able to be categorized into six specific domains; committee membership, processes of meetings, basis for decision making, financial issues, authority and the role of manufacturers and insurers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reassessing how society prioritizes the health of young people
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:345-54. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate important considerations regarding how society distributes health resources across age groups...
  27. ncbi request reprint Who claims to be a pediatrician?
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 150:645-8, 648.e1. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of physicians who self or otherwise declare themselves to be pediatricians but who have never achieved board certification...
  28. doi request reprint Characteristics of general and subspecialty pediatricians who choose not to recertify
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 121:711-7. 2008
    ..The goal was to determine the reasons given for nonparticipation in maintenance of certification by general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists whose board certification had expired...
  29. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the pediatric hospitalist workforce: its roles and work environment
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 120:33-9. 2007
    ..This lack of information hampers efforts to define the nature of the field and determine whether any formalized, additional training or experience should be required for physicians in this clinical practice domain...
  30. ncbi request reprint Society for Pediatric Research--2007 presidential address: expanding the research continuum--from bench to implementation
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatr Res 62:370-3. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Inactive physicians: the state of our understanding
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 151:431-4. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Lessons from across the pond: what the US can learn from European immunization programs
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Vaccine 25:6148-57. 2007
    ..However, such examinations are only of value if both the country and the policy itself to be examined are placed within the context of the US health care system and US policy constraints...
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospitalizations for diabetes among children and young adults: United States, 1993 2004
    Joyce M Lee
    Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:3035-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine national trends in hospitalizations associated with diabetes for U.S. children and young adults...
  34. doi request reprint Protecting the public: state medical board licensure policies for active and inactive physicians
    Gary L Freed
    University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Building 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:643-52. 2009
    ..The purpose of this research was to explore state physician licensing board policies and regulation of active, inactive, and retired licenses...
  35. doi request reprint Family nurse practitioners: roles and scope of practice in the care of pediatric patients
    Gary L Freed
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, 300 North Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 126:861-4. 2010
    ..The goal was to characterize the pediatric role and scope of practice of family nurse practitioners (FNPs)...
  36. pmc Results from a clinical multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:187-91. 2011
    ..Published data regarding outcomes of pediatric behavioral weight management are mainly from research interventions. The authors wished to explore outcomes from a clinical program...
  37. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of the timing of career choice among pediatric residents
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:961-4. 2010
    ..To determine the timing of and key factors in resident decision making to pursue either a career in general pediatrics or subspecialty training...
  38. doi request reprint Differences in pediatric drug information sources used by general versus subspecialist pediatricians
    Esther Y Yoon
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:743-9. 2010
    ..To describe pediatric labeling information needs and sources of general and subspecialist pediatricians. Study design. Self-administered questionnaire of Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)...
  39. pmc To cut or not to cut: physicians' perspectives on referring adolescents for bariatric surgery
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obes Surg 20:937-42. 2010
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess primary care physicians' opinions regarding referral of obese adolescents for bariatric surgery...
  40. doi request reprint Which pediatricians are providing care to America's children? An update on the trends and changes during the past 26 years
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 157:148-152.e1. 2010
    ..To determine the current proportion of pediatric primary care and specialty visits being conducted by pediatricians versus other providers...
  41. doi request reprint Parental vaccine safety concerns in 2009
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Building 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 125:654-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the current prevalence of parental vaccine refusal and specific vaccine safety concerns and to determine whether such concerns were more common in specific population groups...
  42. doi request reprint All primary care trainees are not the same: the role of economic factors and career choice
    Gary L Freed
    University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Building, 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 125:574-7. 2010
    ..As such, we must be cautious when using data from 1 primary care specialty to suggest structural and/or policy changes regarding the economic structure of training for the others...
  43. doi request reprint Hospitalists' involvement in pediatrics training: perspectives from pediatric residency program and clerkship directors
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Acad Med 84:1617-21. 2009
    ..To explore the use and perceived impact of pediatric hospitalists as teaching attendings among pediatric residency and clerkship programs...
  44. doi request reprint Permanent pediatric diplomate awareness of and perspectives on maintenance of certification
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 155:919-923.e1. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Basis for immunization recommendations among countries of the worldHealth Organization European region
    Margie C Andreae
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Hum Vaccin 5:754-60. 2009
    ..0011). Understanding the importance of the factors considered by countries when making national immunization recommendation decisions can aid public health experts in providing countries with information needed to support these decisions...
  46. doi request reprint Health plan use of board certification and recertification of surgeons and nonsurgical subspecialists in contracting policies
    Gary L Freed
    University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls St, Bldg 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Surg 144:753-8. 2009
    ..To characterize the role of board certification in general surgeon, surgical specialist, and nonsurgical subspecialist credentialing and contracting policies and to examine possible variation among different types of health plans...
  47. doi request reprint Inadequate training in billing and coding as perceived by recent pediatric graduates
    Margie C Andreae
    Division of General Pediatrics and Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:939-44. 2009
    ..The literature supports a high rate of error in physician coding for professional services, suggesting that residency training in this area is inadequate to meet the needs in clinical practice...
  48. doi request reprint Assessing the value of pediatric hospitalist programs: the perspective of hospital leaders
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research, Unit and Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Building 6E08, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:192-6. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the rationale for pediatric hospitalist program subsidies from the perspective of hospital leaders...
  49. doi request reprint Effect of interhospital transfer on resource utilization and outcomes at a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Crit Care 24:379-86. 2009
    ..The study aimed to examine the effect of interhospital transfer on resource utilization and clinical outcomes at a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) among patients with sepsis or respiratory failure...
  50. doi request reprint Characteristics of pediatric hospital medicine fellowships and training programs
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:157-63. 2009
    ..To explore the structure, components, and training goals of pediatric hospitalist fellowship programs in North America...
  51. doi request reprint Formulary coverage for lipid-lowering drugs recommended for children
    Esther Y Yoon
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:609-13. 2009
    ..A cross-sectional assessment to describe availability, coverage, and pediatric labeling status of lipid-lowering drugs offered by 1 private and 1 public insurance plan formularies...
  52. doi request reprint Clinical inactivity among pediatricians: prevalence and perspectives
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:605-10. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Internal medicine-pediatrics physicians: their care of children versus care of adults
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research, University of Michigan, 300 NIB 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Acad Med 80:858-64. 2005
    ..These results also demonstrate the need for a more detailed and comprehensive assessment of the adequacy of pediatrics training in these programs...
  54. pmc Childhood vaccine purchase costs in the public sector: past trends, future expectations
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General PediatricsUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1982-7. 2002
    ..We examined recent public-sector trends in childhood vaccine costs and estimated future costs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of board certification and recertification of pediatricians in health plan credentialing policies
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, and Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    JAMA 295:913-8. 2006
    ..One of the tools available to health plans to help ensure physician competence is assessment of board certification status...
  56. ncbi request reprint Influence of insurance status and vaccine cost on physicians' administration of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Matthew M Davis
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 112:521-6. 2003
    ..We investigated the influence of PCV7 cost and insurance coverage on physician recommendation of PCV7 to their patients and administration of PCV7 in their practices...
  57. pmc Prevalence and distribution of corrective lenses among school-age children
    Alex R Kemper
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:7-10. 2004
    ....
  58. 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
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Vaccine policies across the pond: looking at the U.K. and U.S. systems
    Gary L Freed
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:755-7. 2005
    ..Those who seek to substitute portions of one vaccine system with those of another must appreciate the context within which each functions...
  60. ncbi request reprint Hospital decision-making regarding the smallpox pre-event vaccination program
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:23-30. 2005
    ..To understand the factors underlying the decision by U.S. hospitals to participate or not in the U.S. Smallpox Pre-Event Vaccination Program (SPVP)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Changes in the proportion and volume of care provided to children by generalists and subspecialists
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Pediatr 146:14-9. 2005
    ..To assess whether primary care physicians, via referrals or other mechanisms, are now providing proportionally less care for children with specific common diagnoses, thus driving greater demand for specialist services...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effect of state vaccine-financing strategy on hepatitis B immunization in hospital nurseries
    Michael D Cabana
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, 6 D 09 NIB, Box 0456, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:367-74. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparing the self-reported referral and management preferences of pediatricians and family physicians for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 NIB 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:2700-4. 2003
    ..We compared the self-reported preferences and practices of pediatricians (PD) and family physicians (FP) in the diagnosis and management of children with JRA...
  64. ncbi request reprint Expected adverse events in a mass smallpox vaccination campaign
    Alex R Kemper
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:84-90. 2002
    ..Before the latter strategy is adopted, an understanding of the likely consequences of mass vaccination is essential...
  65. ncbi request reprint Safety concerns regarding combination vaccines. Perspective of select European countries
    Margie C Andreae
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Hum Vaccin 1:1-5. 2005
    ..Although proposed by certain political groups, no policy changes regarding combination vaccines were made in any study country...
  66. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of interhospital transfers from level II to level I pediatric intensive care units
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:536-40. 2006
    ..To examine the characteristics, resource utilization, and outcomes for transfer admissions from level II to level I pediatric intensive care units (PICUs)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Comparing perceptions of training for medicine-pediatrics and categorically trained physicians
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1104-8. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance: an overview for pediatrics
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr 149:120-4. 2006
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement for Prevnar: a modern-day version of Hercules and the Hydra
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 110:399-400. 2002
  71. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination practices in hospital newborn nurseries before and after changes in vaccination recommendations
    S J Clark
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Bldg, Room NI6E06, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:915-20. 2001
    ..Reinstatement of the birth dose was recommended when a thimerosal-free vaccine became available...
  72. pmc Getting heavier, younger: trajectories of obesity over the life course
    J M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:614-23. 2010
    ..Such trends may have implications for the prevalence of obesity-associated conditions among population subgroups, including type 2 diabetes...
  73. ncbi request reprint A new paradigm in academic health centers: productivity-based physician compensation
    M C Andreae
    Clinical Services, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Med Group Manage J 48:44-50, 52, 54. 2001
    ..Faculty members' salaries arise from five components: base, clinical incentive, academic supplement, administrative differential and teaching credit...
  74. pmc Parental perceptions regarding mandatory mouthguard use in competitive youth soccer
    J M Pribble
    Department of Emergency Medicine Injury Research Center, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and VA Medical Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Inj Prev 10:159-62. 2004
    ..Questions focused on: previous injury, education provided, dentist/physician recommendations, and parental perceptions of mouthguard use...
  75. ncbi request reprint The impact of the 'aging of America' on children
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:168-74. 2004
    ..Investment in children's health can affect the health and productivity of the next generation of Americans...
  76. ncbi request reprint Which physicians are providing health care to America's children? Trends and changes during the past 20 years
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, The Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:22-6. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Predicting the pediatric workforce: use of trend analysis
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation, and Research Unit, and the Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 143:570-5. 2003
    ..To develop a predictive model for projecting the pediatric workforce and retrospectively test its accuracy at different points in time over the past several decades...
  78. ncbi request reprint Receipt of specialty eye care by children
    Alex R Kemper
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:270-4. 2003
    ..No nationally representative data are available regarding use of eye care services by children...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hospitalists and residency medical education: measured improvement
    Alex R Kemper
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:858-9. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' views on financial barriers and values for pneumococcal vaccine for children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:358-66. 2002
    ..To 1) describe barriers to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine adoption and 2) estimate the value of the vaccine based on pediatricians' responses to willingness-to-pay questions...
  81. ncbi request reprint The process of public policy formulation: the case of thimerosal in vaccines
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1153-9. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint Criteria for choosing a specific vaccine
    Gary L Freed
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:311. 2004
  83. 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)...
  84. pmc Measuring African-American parents' cultural mistrust while in a healthcare setting: a pilot study
    Kathryn L Moseley
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit CHEAR, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School 300 N Ingalls, 6E05, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:15-21. 2007
    ..African-American parents' level of cultural mistrust while in a general healthcare setting has not been previously measured...
  85. ncbi request reprint Patient and hospital correlates of clinical outcomes and resource utilization in severe pediatric sepsis
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 119:487-94. 2007
    ..Our goal was to describe patient and hospital characteristics associated with in-hospital mortality, length of stay, and charges for critically ill children with severe sepsis...
  86. ncbi request reprint Counting physicians: inconsistencies in a commonly used source for workforce analysis
    Gary L Freed
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls Building 6E08, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Acad Med 81:847-52. 2006
    ..To assess the accuracy of the AMA Masterfile...
  87. ncbi request reprint Use of a new combined vaccine in pediatric practices
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e251-7. 2006
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Transitioning children with chronic diseases to adult care: current knowledge, practices, and directions
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 148:824-7. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint A national survey of pediatric critical care resources in the United States
    Folafoluwa O Odetola
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e382-6. 2005
    ..To characterize resources available for the care of critically ill and injured children in the United States...
  90. ncbi request reprint Hospitalists in children's hospitals: What we know now and what we need to know
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    J Pediatr 148:296-9. 2006
  91. doi request reprint Differences in characteristics among new pediatric neurology patients: the effect of a newly established private pediatric neurology practice
    Jeanne Van Cleave
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:104-8. 2008
    ..To investigate changes in volume and characteristics of new patients referred when a private pediatric neurology practice (PP) opened in 2004 in an area served primarily by an academic medical center's (AMC) pediatric neurology practice...
  92. ncbi request reprint Policies and practices related to the role of board certification and recertification of pediatricians in hospital privileging
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, and Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    JAMA 295:905-12. 2006
    ..In the early part of the 20th century, a parallel process was being undertaken by the medical specialties to evaluate and recognize competence among physicians through the creation of specialty boards...
  93. ncbi request reprint The need for and creation of a comprehensive pediatric research network
    Esther Y Yoon
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 10:279-80. 2008
  94. ncbi request reprint Hitting the mark ... sometimes. Improve the accuracy of CPT code distribution
    Margie C Andreae
    Division of General Pediatrics, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    MGMA Connex 5:39-43, 1. 2005
    ..Regardless of the reasons, poor coding opens an organization to compliance audits and loss of legitimately earned revenue...
  95. ncbi request reprint Safety concerns regarding combination vaccines: the experience in Japan
    Margie C Andreae
    CHEAR Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Vaccine 22:3911-6. 2004
    ....
  96. pmc End-of-life choices for African-American and white infants in a neonatal intensive-care unit: a pilot study
    Kathryn L Moseley
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit CHEAR, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, 6C13 NIB, Box 0456300 N Ingalls St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:933-7. 2004
    ..African-American adults are more likely than white adults to desire the continuation of life-sustaining medical treatment (LSMT) at the end of life. No studies have examined racial differences in parental end-of-life decisions for neonates...
  97. 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...
  98. ncbi request reprint Relation of per capita income and gross domestic product to the supply and distribution of pediatricians in the United States
    Gary L Freed
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr 144:723-8. 2004
    ..To describe the number and distribution of pediatricians per child nationally and on a state-by-state basis relative to the economic conditions within each state...
  99. ncbi request reprint When insurance status is not static: insurance transitions of low-income children and implications for health and health care
    Kimberly D Aiken
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:237-43. 2004
    ..Among low-income children, to characterize the frequency of transitions in health insurance coverage and examine associations of transitions with health status and health care access...

Research Grants3

  1. Analyzing Vaccine Programs/Policies in Western Europe
    Gary Freed; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. PEDIATRIC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH TRAINING
    Gary Freed; Fiscal Year: 2007
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