Bruce Friedman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Oral health conditions of community-dwelling cognitively intact elderly persons with disabilities
    Ralph Saunders
    Department of Dentistry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gerodontology 24:67-76. 2007
  2. pmc Psychiatric emergency services for the U.S. elderly: 2008 and beyond
    Patrick G Walsh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:706-17. 2008
  3. pmc Effects of a home visiting nurse intervention versus care as usual on individual activities of daily living: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester, 265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    BMC Geriatr 14:24. 2014
  4. doi Patient satisfaction, empowerment, and health and disability status effects of a disease management-health promotion nurse intervention among Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gerontologist 49:778-92. 2009
  5. pmc Depression and suicidal behaviors in Medicare primary care patients under age 65
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:397-403. 2005
  6. ncbi Psychometric properties of the 15-item geriatric depression scale in functionally impaired, cognitively intact, community-dwelling elderly primary care patients
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1570-6. 2005
  7. ncbi Validity of the SF-36 five-item Mental Health Index for major depression in functionally impaired, community-dwelling elderly patients
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1978-85. 2005
  8. doi Major depression and disability in older primary care patients with heart failure
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:111-22. 2008
  9. ncbi Correlates of late-life major depression: a comparison of urban and rural primary care patients
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:28-41. 2007
  10. pmc The effect of major and minor depression on Medicare home healthcare services use
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:669-75. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications34

  1. ncbi Oral health conditions of community-dwelling cognitively intact elderly persons with disabilities
    Ralph Saunders
    Department of Dentistry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gerodontology 24:67-76. 2007
    ..To present descriptive information on oral health and health care of community-dwelling elderly persons with disabilities who are living at home...
  2. pmc Psychiatric emergency services for the U.S. elderly: 2008 and beyond
    Patrick G Walsh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:706-17. 2008
    ..The degree to which the geriatric mental healthcare "crisis" develops will be inversely related to the current system's response to predictable future needs...
  3. pmc Effects of a home visiting nurse intervention versus care as usual on individual activities of daily living: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester, 265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    BMC Geriatr 14:24. 2014
    ..The purpose of our study was to identify which individual ADLs were affected by a specific HVN intervention...
  4. doi Patient satisfaction, empowerment, and health and disability status effects of a disease management-health promotion nurse intervention among Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gerontologist 49:778-92. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Depression and suicidal behaviors in Medicare primary care patients under age 65
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:397-403. 2005
    ..To examine suicidal behavior and depression prevalence among a group of Medicare patients under age 65 with functional impairment and recent significant health care services use...
  6. ncbi Psychometric properties of the 15-item geriatric depression scale in functionally impaired, cognitively intact, community-dwelling elderly primary care patients
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1570-6. 2005
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15), a brief depression screening measure...
  7. ncbi Validity of the SF-36 five-item Mental Health Index for major depression in functionally impaired, community-dwelling elderly patients
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1978-85. 2005
    ....
  8. doi Major depression and disability in older primary care patients with heart failure
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:111-22. 2008
    ..602). Our principal conclusion is that the progressively greater likelihood of major depression as the number of IADL dependencies increases has important clinical, personal, social, and public health relevance...
  9. ncbi Correlates of late-life major depression: a comparison of urban and rural primary care patients
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:28-41. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether factors associated with depression differ between elderly residents of rural and urban areas...
  10. pmc The effect of major and minor depression on Medicare home healthcare services use
    Bruce Friedman
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:669-75. 2009
    ..To examine the associations between major and minor depression and categories of Medicare home healthcare use...
  11. ncbi Which components of a primary care affiliated home visiting nurse program are associated with disability maintenance/improvement?
    Dianne V Liebel
    University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, New York 14642 8404, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 31:155-80. 2012
    ..Confirmation of these findings may help home care nurses to delay disability worsening...
  12. pmc Major depression and emergency medical services utilization in community-dwelling elderly persons with disabilities
    Benjamin W Lee
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1276-82. 2008
    ..To examine the association between major depression and emergency medical services (EMS) use by community-dwelling older adults with disabilities...
  13. doi Impact of a disease management-health promotion nurse intervention on personal assistance use and expenditures
    Hongdao Meng
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 28:113-29. 2009
    ..The findings of this study will help policy makers and practitioners understand the potential benefit of primary care affiliated nurse home visiting interventions on PA expenditures...
  14. doi Barriers and facilitators to optimize function and prevent disability worsening: a content analysis of a nurse home visit intervention
    Dianne V Liebel
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    J Adv Nurs 68:80-93. 2012
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  15. doi Choice of personal assistance services providers by medicare beneficiaries using a consumer-directed benefit: rural-urban differences
    Hongdao Meng
    Department of Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Rural Health 26:392-401. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of an experimental consumer-choice voucher benefit on the selection of independent and agency personal assistance services (PAS) providers among rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities...
  16. pmc An investigation into which individual instrumental activities of daily living are affected by a home visiting nurse intervention
    Yanen Li
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, 265 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Age Ageing 42:27-33. 2013
    ..to our knowledge no research has investigated the effect of home visiting nurse (HVN) interventions on individual instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)...
  17. pmc Depression and its correlates among older adults accessing aging services
    Thomas M Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:346-54. 2012
    ..Our long-term goal is to inform development of collaborative care models for late life depression that incorporate Aging Services Providers...
  18. ncbi Impact of body mass index on the effectiveness of a disease management-health promotion intervention on disability status
    Hongdao Meng
    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:214-22. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of body mass index (BMI) on the effectiveness of a disease management-health promotion intervention among community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities...
  19. ncbi Review of nurse home visiting interventions for community-dwelling older persons with existing disability
    Dianne V Liebel
    Department of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:119-46. 2009
    ..This review helps provide insight into variables that influence disability outcomes as well as the development of best-practice models of in-home visiting to older adults with existing disability...
  20. ncbi Preferences for oral health states in a US community-dwelling functionally impaired older adult population: 2000-2001
    Todd Thierer
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, Department of Communtiy and Preventive Medicine University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:248-54. 2006
    ..To determine whether and how much time in a state of ill oral health an older person would be willing to trade for optimal oral health...
  21. pmc Personality traits predict emergency department utilization over 3 years in older patients
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:526-35. 2009
    ..Powerfully tied to health in older adults, the "Big Five" personality traits of neuroticism, extroversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness may predict ED use...
  22. pmc Factors associated with emergency department use among the rural elderly
    Lin Fan
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Rural Health 27:39-49. 2011
    ..However, ED use among the rural elderly has seldom been studied and is little understood...
  23. pmc Mental distress and service utilization among help-seeking, community-dwelling older adults
    Adam Simning
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:739-49. 2010
    ..This study aimed to characterize healthcare and human services utilization among mentally distressed and non-distressed clients receiving in-home care management assessment by aging services provider network (ASPN) agencies in the U.S.A...
  24. doi Mental health services use and symptom prevalence in a cohort of adults on probation
    John F Crilly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:542-4. 2009
    ..This study examined the prevalence of mental disorder symptoms among adult probationers and the probability of mental health service use...
  25. doi The epidemiology of emergency medical services use by children: an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
    Manish N Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:269-76. 2008
    ..This study characterizes pediatric emergency department (ED) visits for which the patient arrived by EMS and identifies factors associated with those visits using a nationally representative database...
  26. ncbi Effect of a consumer-directed voucher and a disease-management-health-promotion nurse intervention on home care use
    Hongdao Meng
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gerontologist 45:167-76. 2005
    ....
  27. doi Are quality improvements associated with the Get With the Guidelines-Coronary Artery Disease (GWTG-CAD) program sustained over time? A longitudinal comparison of GWTG-CAD hospitals versus non-GWTG-CAD hospitals
    Ying Xian
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am Heart J 159:207-14. 2010
    ..We sought to establish whether these benefits from participation in GWTG-CAD were sustained over time...
  28. doi Medicare beneficiaries with depression: comparing diagnoses in claims data with the results of screening
    Katia Noyes
    Department of Community and PreventiveMedicine, University ofRochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1159-66. 2011
    ..The study evaluated the accuracy of Medicare claims in identifying elderly patients with depression compared with diagnoses of depression made with validated self-report depression scales...
  29. ncbi The epidemiology of emergency medical services use by older adults: an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
    Manish N Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:441-7. 2007
    ..To characterize older adult emergency department (ED) visits arriving by emergency medical services (EMS) and to identify factors associated with those patient visits...
  30. ncbi Validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire 2 (PHQ-2) in identifying major depression in older people
    Chunyu Li
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:596-602. 2007
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  31. pmc Personality facets and all-cause mortality among Medicare patients aged 66 to 102 years: a follow-on study of Weiss and Costa (2005)
    Paul T Costa
    From the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences P T C, I C S, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina Department of Psychology A W, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine P R D and Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry B F, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
    Psychosom Med 76:370-8. 2014
    ..To investigate associations between personality facets and survival during an 8-year follow-up...
  32. doi Factors associated with oral health-related quality of life in community-dwelling elderly persons with disabilities
    Peter M Jensen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Dental Services, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:711-7. 2008
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  33. ncbi Effect of a voucher benefit on the demand for paid personal assistance
    Hongdao Meng
    Department of Preventive Medicine, HSC, Level 3, Rm 071, State University of New York Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8338, USA
    Gerontologist 46:183-92. 2006
    ..We estimated the effect of a voucher benefit on the demand for personal assistance by Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 years or older who had functional disabilities...
  34. ncbi Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100
    Alexander Weiss
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Baltimore, MD 21224 6825, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:182-5. 2005
    ..With the exception of Agreeableness, this study provides no evidence for age differences among those in the last decades of life...

Research Grants3

  1. Impact of Depression & Function on Healthcare Use & Cost
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. AHRQ NRSA Institutional Research Training Grant
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Health Services Research & Policy Training Grant
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By focusing on Healthy People 2010 content areas and AHRQ Training Objectives, our training programs will help prepare the needed HSR workforce to study and solve critical national healthcare needs. ..