Ron D Hays

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Associations of cancer and other chronic medical conditions with SF-6D preference-based scores in Medicare beneficiaries
    Ron D Hays
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:385-91. 2014
  2. pmc Upper-extremity and mobility subdomains from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) adult physical functioning item bank
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA RAND, Santa Monica, CA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2291-6. 2013
  3. pmc Responsiveness and minimal important differences for patient reported outcomes
    Dennis A Revicki
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:70. 2006
  4. pmc Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Medical Outcomes Study sleep scale in patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy during an international clinical trial
    Muriel Viala-Danten
    Mapi Values, 19 rue de Villette, 69003 Lyon, France
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:113. 2008
  5. pmc Do proxies reflect patients' health concerns about urinary incontinence and gait problems?
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:75. 2005
  6. pmc Patient education integrated with acupuncture for relief of cancer-related fatigue randomized controlled feasibility study
    Michael F Johnston
    UCLA Center for East West Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, LA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:49. 2011
  7. pmc Evidence-based effect size estimation: an illustration using the case of acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue
    Michael F Johnston
    Center for East West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:1. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and health-related quality of life in Medicare beneficiaries
    Ron D Hays
    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2801, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:57-67. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Approaches and recommendations for estimating minimally important differences for health-related quality of life measures
    Ron D Hays
    School of Public Health, Division of Health Services, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    COPD 2:63-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Item response theory analyses of physical functioning items in the medical outcomes study
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Med Care 45:S32-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications135 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Associations of cancer and other chronic medical conditions with SF-6D preference-based scores in Medicare beneficiaries
    Ron D Hays
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:385-91. 2014
    ..This study examined the impact of 10 different cancers and 13 other chronic medical conditions on health-related quality of life...
  2. pmc Upper-extremity and mobility subdomains from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) adult physical functioning item bank
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA RAND, Santa Monica, CA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2291-6. 2013
    ..To create upper-extremity and mobility subdomain scores from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) physical functioning adult item bank...
  3. pmc Responsiveness and minimal important differences for patient reported outcomes
    Dennis A Revicki
    Center for Health Outcomes Research, United BioSource Corporation, 7101 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:70. 2006
    ..Responsiveness and MID must be demonstrated and documented for the particular study population, and these measurement characteristics are needed for PRO labeling and promotional claims...
  4. pmc Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Medical Outcomes Study sleep scale in patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy during an international clinical trial
    Muriel Viala-Danten
    Mapi Values, 19 rue de Villette, 69003 Lyon, France
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:113. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the psychometric properties of MOS-Sleep Scale in a painful diabetic peripheral neuropathic population based on a clinical trial conducted in six countries...
  5. pmc Do proxies reflect patients' health concerns about urinary incontinence and gait problems?
    Takahiro Higashi
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:75. 2005
    ..While falls and urinary incontinence are prevalent among older patients, who sometimes rely on proxies to provide their health information, the validity of proxy reports of concern about falls and urinary incontinence remains unknown...
  6. pmc Patient education integrated with acupuncture for relief of cancer-related fatigue randomized controlled feasibility study
    Michael F Johnston
    UCLA Center for East West Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, LA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:49. 2011
    ..Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a prominent clinical problem. There are calls for multi-modal interventions...
  7. pmc Evidence-based effect size estimation: an illustration using the case of acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue
    Michael F Johnston
    Center for East West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:1. 2009
    ..We provide an illustration of deriving plausible effect size ranges for a study of acupuncture in the relief of post-chemotherapy fatigue in breast cancer patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and health-related quality of life in Medicare beneficiaries
    Ron D Hays
    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2801, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:57-67. 2008
    ..Encouraging smokers to quit and providing abstinence support to persons who have recently quit may help reduce health-related impacts of cigarette use...
  9. ncbi request reprint Approaches and recommendations for estimating minimally important differences for health-related quality of life measures
    Ron D Hays
    School of Public Health, Division of Health Services, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    COPD 2:63-7. 2005
    ..In addition, we provide recommendations for estimating the MID in future research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Item response theory analyses of physical functioning items in the medical outcomes study
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Med Care 45:S32-8. 2007
    ..The initial focus of PROMIS is on 5 HRQOL domains: physical function, fatigue, pain, emotional distress, and social/role participation. Analysis of related, available data can inform construction of these new banks...
  11. ncbi request reprint Next steps for use of item response theory in the assessment of health outcomes
    Ron D Hays
    David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA RAND Health Program, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:195-9. 2007
    ..We review the NCI/DIA conference, "Improving health outcomes assessment based on modern measurement theory and computerized adaptive testing," and suggest next steps in use of item response theory (IRT) to assess health outcomes...
  12. pmc Effects of mode and order of administration on generic health-related quality of life scores
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Value Health 12:1035-9. 2009
    ..We evaluate the effects of mode and order of administration on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) scores...
  13. ncbi request reprint Classical test theory and item response theory analyses of multi-item scales assessing parents' perceptions of their children's dental care
    Ron D Hays
    RAND Health Program, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Med Care 44:S60-8. 2006
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  14. pmc The impact of next and back buttons on time to complete and measurement reliability in computer-based surveys
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Department of Medicine, 911 Broxton Avenue, Room 110, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2801, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1181-4. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of including next and back buttons on response burden and measurement reliability of computer-based surveys...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and patient reports about care outcomes in a multidisciplinary hospital intervention
    Ron D Hays
    Los Angeles Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, 90095 1736, USA
    Ann Behav Med 31:173-8. 2006
    ..Patient perceptions of care and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) are important outcomes for hospitalized patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Application of structural equation modeling to health outcomes research
    Ron D Hays
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:295-309. 2005
    ..The results of SEM studies can contribute to better understanding of the validity of health outcome measures and of relationships between physiologic, clinical, and health outcome variables...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the statistical significance of health-related quality-of-life change in individual patients
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:160-71. 2005
    ..82, indicating a high level of agreement. Future research is needed to determine if one index is most appropriate for evaluating the significance of individual change...
  18. pmc Valuation of scleroderma and psoriatic arthritis health states by the general public
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:112. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess health values (utilities) from the general public for health states common to people with PsA and SSc for economic evaluations...
  19. pmc Imputation of SF-12 health scores for respondents with partially missing data
    Honghu Liu
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:905-21. 2005
    ..To create an efficient imputation algorithm for imputing the SF-12 physical component summary (PCS) and mental component summary (MCS) scores when patients have one to eleven SF-12 items missing...
  20. pmc Minimally important differences of the UCLA Scleroderma Clinical Trial Consortium Gastrointestinal Tract Instrument
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Lobby M, Suite 2500, SPC 5753, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:1920-4. 2011
    ..To provide minimally important difference (MID) estimates for the UCLA Scleroderma Clinical Trial Consortium Gastrointestinal Tract 2.0 (UCLA SCTC GIT 2.0) in a longitudinal observational cohort...
  21. pmc Severity of visual field loss and health-related quality of life
    Roberta McKean-Cowdin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:1013-23. 2007
    ..To examine the association between severity of visual field loss (VFL) and self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a population-based sample...
  22. pmc Gender differences in multiple underlying dimensions of health-related quality of life are associated with sociodemographic and socioeconomic status
    Dasha Cherepanov
    Department of Health Services, University of California, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Care 49:1021-30. 2011
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  23. pmc Health state preferences are equivalent in the United States and Trinidad and Tobago
    Richard D Hector
    Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, 31 293C CHS, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1772, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:729-38. 2010
    ..The comparison was to determine whether the QWB scores from these different preference weights would lead to similar conclusions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychometric characteristics of a patient satisfaction instrument tailored to the concerns of African Americans
    Marie N Fongwa
    School of Nursing, UCLA, California 90095 6917, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:948-55. 2006
    ..The survey needs to be evaluated in other samples to determine if it adequately reflects cultural issues from other ethnic minorities...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of socioeconomic status on the survival of people receiving care for HIV infection in the United States
    William E Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Sciences, School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:655-76. 2005
    ..Effective interventions are needed to improve outcomes for low SES groups with HIV infection...
  26. pmc Patterns of unit and item nonresponse in the CAHPS Hospital Survey
    Marc N Elliott
    Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2096-119. 2005
    ..To examine the predictors of unit and item nonresponse, the magnitude of nonresponse bias, and the need for nonresponse weights in the Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospital Survey...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluating the SF-36 Health Survey (Version 2) in Older Vietnamese Americans
    Quyen Ngo-Metzger
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, 111 Academy, Suite 220, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Aging Health 20:420-36. 2008
    ..The SF-36((R)) Health Survey (Version 2; SF-36) was evaluated among older Vietnamese Americans to determine whether underlying dimensions of physical and mental health were similar to those of other groups in the United States...
  28. pmc Association of gastrointestinal involvement and depressive symptoms in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Vijay Bodukam
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:330-4. 2011
    ..0 instrument; and (ii) to explore which GI-specific symptom scales are associated with depressed mood in patients with SSc...
  29. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures longitudinal analyses of HIV virologic response as a function of percent adherence, dose timing, genotypic sensitivity, and other factors
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:315-22. 2006
    ..The contribution of dose timing and other factors to achieving virologic suppression has received less scrutiny...
  30. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in Medicare Part D experiences
    Amelia M Haviland
    H John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Care 50:S40-7. 2012
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in Medicare beneficiary experiences with Medicare Part D prescription drug (PD) coverage...
  31. ncbi request reprint Physician communication about the cost and acquisition of newly prescribed medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:657-64. 2006
    ..To describe the frequency and content of physician discussions about the cost and acquisition of new medications...
  32. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of health beliefs and attitudes concerning measures of antiretroviral adherence among prisoners receiving directly observed antiretroviral therapy
    Becky L White
    Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:408-17. 2006
    ..72; p < 0.001). This study provides preliminary support for the psychometric properties of the survey in this correctional setting...
  33. doi request reprint Reports and ratings of care: black and white Medicare enrollees
    Marie N Fongwa
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1136-47. 2008
    ..This study compared African American/Black and White Medicare enrollees' perceptions of care...
  34. pmc Readability estimates for commonly used health-related quality of life surveys
    Sylvia H Paz
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:889-900. 2009
    ..To estimate readability of seven commonly used health-related quality of life instruments: SF-36, HUI, EQ-5D, QWB-SA, HALex, Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ), and the NEI-VFQ-25...
  35. pmc Patients' preferences for technical versus interpersonal quality when selecting a primary care physician
    Constance H Fung
    Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Systems, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:957-77. 2005
    ..To assess patients' use of and preferences for information about technical and interpersonal quality when using simulated, computerized health care report cards to select a primary care provider (PCP)...
  36. pmc Can hospital cultural competency reduce disparities in patient experiences with care?
    Robert Weech-Maldonado
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Med Care 50:S48-55. 2012
    ..Cultural competency has been espoused as an organizational strategy to reduce health disparities in care...
  37. pmc Equivalence of mail and telephone responses to the CAHPS Hospital Survey
    Han de Vries
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:2120-39. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of survey mode (mail versus telephone) on reports and ratings of hospital care...
  38. ncbi request reprint A practical method to calibrate self-reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S104-12. 2006
    ..We investigated methods to calibrate patients' self-reported adherence to match objectively measured adherence more closely for the purpose of developing a practical and more accurate self-reported adherence measure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures analyses of dose timing of antiretroviral medication and its relationship to HIV virologic outcomes
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Stat Med 26:991-1007. 2007
    ..Investigations of adherence to antiretrovirals would benefit from measuring not only per cent adherence but dose timing adherence...
  40. pmc The impact of interpreters on parents' experiences with ambulatory care for their children
    Leo S Morales
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:110-28. 2006
    ..Increasing use of interpreters could reduce racial/ethnic disparities and improve health plan performance...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the National Eye Institute-Refractive Error Quality of Life instrument
    Ron D Hays
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California RAND, Santa Monica, California 90095, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:2292-301. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparison of data quality for reports and ratings of ambulatory care by African American and White Medicare managed care enrollees
    Marie N Fongwa
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Aging Health 18:707-21. 2006
    ..Compare missing data and reliability of health care evaluations between African Americans and Whites in Medicare managed care health plans...
  43. pmc Associations of eye diseases and symptoms with self-reported physical and mental health
    Paul P Lee
    RAND, Health Sciences Program, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:804-808.e1. 2009
    ..To study the associations of eye diseases and visual symptoms with the most widely used health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) generic profile measure...
  44. pmc Longitudinal changes in visual acuity and health-related quality of life: the Los Angeles Latino Eye study
    Roberta McKean-Cowdin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:1900-7, 1907.e1. 2010
    ..To examine the association between longitudinal changes in visual acuity (VA) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a population-based sample of adult Latinos...
  45. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the impact of irritable bowel syndrome on health-related quality of life
    Ian M Gralnek
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:782-9. 2004
    ..To compare the impact of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) on health related quality of life (HRQOI) for non-white and white IBS patients...
  46. pmc Depression and the health care experiences of Medicare beneficiaries
    Steven C Martino
    RAND, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2665, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1883-904. 2011
    ..To compare health care experiences of Medicare beneficiaries with and without symptoms of depression and investigate the role of patient confidence in shaping these experiences...
  47. pmc Correlated physical and mental health summary scores for the SF-36 and SF-12 Health Survey, V.I
    Sepideh S Farivar
    Global Health Economics, Amgen, Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:54. 2007
    ..The SF-36 and SF-12 summary scores were derived using an uncorrelated (orthogonal) factor solution. We estimate SF-36 and SF-12 summary scores using a correlated (oblique) physical and mental health factor model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Patients' global ratings of their health care are not associated with the technical quality of their care
    John T Chang
    the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California RAND Health, Santa Monica, California and RAND Health, Arlington, Virginia
    Ann Intern Med 144:665-72. 2006
    ..Patient global ratings of care are commonly used to assess health care. However, the extent to which these assessments of care are related to the technical quality of care received is not well understood...
  49. pmc Psychometric properties of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Clinician and Group Adult Visit Survey
    Naomi Dyer
    Westat, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 50:S28-34. 2012
    ..The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) Clinician and Group Adult Visit Survey enables patients to report their experiences with outpatient medical offices...
  50. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of CAHPS survey items assessing how well healthcare providers address health literacy
    Beverly A Weidmer
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 50:S3-11. 2012
    ..The complexity of health information often exceeds patients' skills to understand and use it...
  51. ncbi request reprint Do Medicaid and commercial CAHPS scores correlate within plans?: a New Jersey case study
    Marc N Elliott
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Med Care 43:1027-33. 2005
    ..There is interest in reducing survey administration costs and sample size requirements by sampling these 2 groups together for health plan comparisons. Plan managers may also be interested in understanding variability within plans...
  52. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the National Eye Institute Refractive Error Quality of Life instrument to surgical correction of refractive error
    Peter J McDonnell
    University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:2302-9. 2003
    ..The goal of this analysis was to evaluate the responsiveness of the National Eye Institute Refractive Error Quality of Life (NEI-RQL) instrument to surgical correction of refractive error...
  53. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive evaluation of survey questions for adherence to antiretroviral medications and exploratory analyses for identifying optimal sets of survey questions
    Honghu Liu
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1736, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:760-72. 2006
    ..Because these variables are readily obtainable in clinical settings, these selected questions may provide a clinically useful means of screening patients for antiretroviral medication nonadherence...
  54. ncbi request reprint Impact of severity and bilaterality of visual impairment on health-related quality of life
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1846-53. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of unilateral and bilateral visual impairment (VI) and its severity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Latinos 40 years and older...
  55. pmc Representativeness of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Internet panel
    Honghu Liu
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1169-78. 2010
    ..To evaluate the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS), which collected data from an Internet polling panel, and to compare PROMIS with national norms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in patients' preferences for initial care by specialists
    Mitchell D Wong
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Med 116:613-20. 2004
    ..To examine racial and ethnic differences in patients' preferences for initial care by specialists, and to determine whether trust in the physician and health beliefs account for these differences...
  57. ncbi request reprint Developing a Spanish-language consumer report for CAHPS health plan surveys
    Kathryn Pitkin Derose
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:681-8. 2007
    ..A Spanish-language consumer report on health plan quality was developed for the Consumer Assessments of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) project...
  58. ncbi request reprint Psychometric performance of the National Eye Institute visual function questionnaire in Latinos and non-Latinos
    Richard S Baker
    Department of Ophthalmology, Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1363-71. 2006
    ....
  59. pmc Prescribing new medications: a taxonomy of physician-patient communication
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 4142, USA
    Commun Med 5:195-208. 2008
    ..The coding system also can be used to measure the quality of new medication discussions for linkage to outcomes and can inform interventions to improve communication when prescribing new drugs...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic viral hepatitis on health-related quality of life in HIV: results from a nationally representative sample
    Fasiha Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1984-94. 2005
    ..We compared health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) or HIV and hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection to those with HIV monoinfection...
  61. pmc Development of a vision-targeted health-related quality of life item measure
    Sylvia H Paz
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1736, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:2477-87. 2013
    ..To develop a vision-targeted health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measure for the NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function...
  62. ncbi request reprint Uncertainty and health-related quality of life 1 year after coronary angiography
    Jo Ann Eastwood
    UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1702, USA
    Am J Crit Care 17:232-42; quiz 243. 2008
    ..Little is known about illness-related uncertainty and decreased health-related quality of life in patients undergoing initial coronary angiography or about the long-term effects of uncertainty...
  63. pmc Differences in CAHPS reports and ratings of health care provided to adults and children
    Alex Y Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Med Care 50:S35-9. 2012
    ..Consumer assessment of health care is an important metric for evaluating quality of care. These assessments can help purchasers, health plans, and providers deliver care that fits patients' needs...
  64. pmc Development of items to assess patients' health literacy experiences at hospitals for the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospital Survey
    Beverly A Weidmer
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 50:S12-21. 2012
    ..The complexity of health information frequently exceeds patients' skills to understand and use it. Improvement in hospital communication has the potential to improve the quality of care...
  65. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults reporting arthritis: analysis from the National Health Measurement Study
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1000 Veteran Avenue, Rm 32 59 Rehabilitation Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Qual Life Res 20:1131-40. 2011
    ..Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States. We assess the generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) among a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults with and without self-reported arthritis...
  66. pmc Adjusting for subgroup differences in extreme response tendency in ratings of health care: impact on disparity estimates
    Marc N Elliott
    RAND, 1776 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:542-61. 2009
    ..Adjust for subgroup differences in extreme response tendency (ERT) in ratings of health care, which otherwise obscure disparities in patient experience...
  67. pmc Methodological challenges associated with patient responses to follow-up longitudinal surveys regarding quality of care
    Katherine L Kahn
    UCLA School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1579-98. 2003
    ....
  68. pmc Responsiveness and construct validity of the health utilities index in patients with dementia
    Harish Kavirajan
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Med Care 47:651-61. 2009
    ..Assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is important for cost-effectiveness analyses, but the validity of generic HRQOL instruments has not been adequately evaluated in persons with dementia...
  69. pmc How do proxy responses and proxy-assisted responses differ from what Medicare beneficiaries might have reported about their health care?
    Marc N Elliott
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:833-48. 2008
    ..Assess proxy respondent effects on health care evaluations by Medicare beneficiaries...
  70. pmc Linguistic disparities in health care access and health status among older adults
    Ninez A Ponce
    UCLA Department of Health Services, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:786-91. 2006
    ..English proficiency may be important in explaining disparities in health and health care access among older adults...
  71. ncbi request reprint Are physician-derived disease severity indices associated with health-related quality of life in patients with end-stage liver disease?
    Fasiha Kanwal
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1726-32. 2004
    ..However, there are no data evaluating the associations between MELD scores and patient reports of health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  72. doi request reprint Five preference-based indexes in cataract and heart failure patients were not equally responsive to change
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:497-506. 2011
    ..To compare the responsiveness to clinical change of five widely used preference-based health-related quality-of-life indexes in two longitudinal cohorts...
  73. pmc An ethno-medical perspective on research participation: a qualitative pilot study
    José L Calderón
    Center for Cross Cultural Epidemiologic Studies, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    MedGenMed 8:23. 2006
    ..There is a paucity of information about culturally appropriate methods for recruiting and retaining racial/ethnic minorities in research...
  74. ncbi request reprint Do health care ratings differ by race or ethnicity?
    Mark G Haviland
    Department of Psychiatry, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:134-45. 2003
    ..This study of differences in health care experiences by race and ethnicity was the first to use nationally representative data...
  75. pmc US general population norms for telephone administration of the SF-36v2
    Gregory A Maglinte
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:497-502. 2012
    ..This article reports SF-36v2 telephone-administered norms collected in 2005-2006 for adults aged 35-89 years...
  76. pmc Development and preliminary evaluation of a quality of life measure targeted at dementia caregivers
    Barbara G Vickrey
    University of California, Los Angeles Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:56. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a caregiver-targeted quality-of-life measure (CGQOL) for informal caregivers of persons with dementia that can be used with caregivers from a variety of ethnicities...
  77. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mail and telephone in assessing patient experiences in receiving care from medical group practices
    Kimberly A Hepner
    RAND Corporation, Health Sciences Program, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:377-89. 2005
    ..This study indicates that mail and telephone modes of data collection for the G-CAHPS survey produce similar results...
  78. pmc A Self-Report Measure of Clinicians' Orientation toward Integrative Medicine
    An Fu Hsiao
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of GIM HSR, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1553-69. 2005
    ..Because integration of CAM with conventional medicine can have important implications for health care, we developed a survey instrument to assess clinicians' orientation toward integrative medicine...
  79. ncbi request reprint Development of the 12-item Expectations Regarding Aging Survey
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Gerontologist 45:240-8. 2005
    ..This study describes the development of a short version of the Expectations Regarding Aging Survey (ERA-38), a 38-item survey measuring expectations regarding aging...
  80. pmc Case management and health-related quality of life outcomes in a national sample of persons with HIV/AIDS
    William E Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:840-7. 2008
    ..To examine whether having a case manager is associated with better physical and mental health scores...
  81. doi request reprint Access to care for youth with special health care needs in the transition to adulthood
    Debra S Lotstein
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:23-9. 2008
    ..To describe access to care and identify factors associated with access for low-income young adults who aged out of a public program for children with special health care needs (CSHCN)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Evaluating differential item functioning of the PRIME-MD mood module among impoverished black and white women in primary care
    Kimberly A Hepner
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:53-61. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether items in the mood module of the PRIME-MD perform similarly in 2 high-risk populations: impoverished black and white women...
  83. ncbi request reprint The role of the bifactor model in resolving dimensionality issues in health outcomes measures
    Steven P Reise
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Qual Life Res 16:19-31. 2007
    ..We propose the application of a bifactor model for exploring the dimensional structure of an item response matrix, and for handling multidimensionality...
  84. pmc A randomized study of scleroderma health state values: a picture is worth a thousand words, and quite a few utiles. [corrected]
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:7-14. 2009
    ..We assess utilities from the general public for health states common in scleroderma (SSc) by describing the health states in writing alone v. with photographs of patients with SSc...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of a multidisciplinary intervention on communication and collaboration among physicians and nurses
    Sondra Vazirani
    School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:71-7. 2005
    ..Improving communication and collaboration among doctors and nurses can improve satisfaction among participants and improve patients' satisfaction and quality of care...
  86. pmc Delays and unmet need for health care among adult primary care patients in a restructured urban public health system
    Allison L Diamant
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:783-9. 2004
    ..We estimated the prevalence and determinants of delayed and unmet needs for medical care among patients in a restructured public health system...
  87. ncbi request reprint HIV patients' experiences with inpatient and outpatient care: results of a national survey
    Ira B Wilson
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center 345, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Med Care 40:1149-60. 2002
    ..Little is known about HIV patients' care experiences...
  88. pmc The minimally important difference for the fatigue visual analog scale in patients with rheumatoid arthritis followed in an academic clinical practice
    Dinesh Khanna
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:2339-43. 2008
    ..To estimate the minimally important difference (MID) for a fatigue visual analog scale (VAS) using patient-reported anchors (fatigue, pain, and overall health)...
  89. pmc Health-related quality of life: The impact of diagnostic angiography
    Jo Ann Eastwood
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, California 90095 1702, USA
    Heart Lung 40:147-55. 2011
    ..Little is known regarding the effects of index angiograms on health-related quality of life related to angiographic outcome, that is, positive or negative for coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  90. ncbi request reprint Use of the SF-36 and other health-related quality of life measures to assess persons with disabilities
    Ron D Hays
    UCLA Department of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research and Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:S4-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that users of "standard" HRQOL measures need to be aware of their limitations for assessing persons with disabilities...
  91. pmc Differences in child versus parent reports of the child's health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy and healthy siblings
    Christine Bower Baca
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1736, USA
    Value Health 13:778-86. 2010
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Do older adults expect to age successfully? The association between expectations regarding aging and beliefs regarding healthcare seeking among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1837-43. 2002
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Beyond alcoholism: identifying older, at-risk drinkers in primary care
    Alison A Moore
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1687, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:316-24. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint The tripartite model of anxiety and depression: symptom structure in depressive and hypertensive patient groups
    Grant N Marshall
    Health Program, RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    J Pers Assess 80:139-53. 2003
    ..81 to -.86). Findings raise issues concerning the utility of the tripartite model as a heuristic framework for enhancing understanding of individual differences in normal mood as well as mood disorders...
  95. pmc Adherence treatment factors in hypertensive African American women
    Marie N Fongwa
    University of California Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:157-66. 2008
    ..Factors associated with adherence to treatment in African American women are unknown. The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with adherence to hypertension treatment in African American women...
  96. ncbi request reprint Physician recognition of cognitive impairment: evaluating the need for improvement
    Joshua Chodosh
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1051-9. 2004
    ..To assess physician recognition of dementia and cognitive impairment, compare recognition with documentation, and identify physician and patient factors associated with recognition...
  97. ncbi request reprint Do differences in methods for constructing SF-36 physical and mental health summary measures change their associations with chronic medical conditions and utilization?
    William E Cunningham
    Department of Health Services, Center for Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:1029-35. 2003
    ..We determined whether the associations of the physical and mental health summary scores with chronic medical conditions and utilization would differ depending on the scoring algorithm used...
  98. pmc Prospects and challenges in using patient-reported outcomes in clinical practice
    Constance H Fung
    Zynx Health, Incorporated, 10880 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:1297-302. 2008
    ..These measures are a core aspect of health care, but there is much to be learned about how to use them to improve clinical practice...
  99. pmc A test of knowledge about prostate cancer screening. Online pilot evaluation among Southern California Physicians
    Douglas S Bell
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:310-4. 2006
    ..Although the benefits of prostate cancer screening are uncertain and guidelines recommend that physicians share the screening decision with their patients, most U.S. men over age 50 are routinely screened, often without counseling...
  100. ncbi request reprint No evidence of an association between transient HIV viremia ("Blips") and lower adherence to the antiretroviral medication regimen
    Loren G Miller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, and UCLA AIDS Institute Center for AIDS Research, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1487-96. 2004
    ..We investigated this relationship in a prospective observational cohort of 128 patients initiating a new regimen...
  101. ncbi request reprint Physician communication when prescribing new medications
    Derjung M Tarn
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1855-62. 2006
    ..This article describes and assesses the quality of physician communication with patients about newly prescribed medications...