R A Hayward

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic lipid-lowering therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus: background paper for the American College of Physicians
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:650-8. 2004
  2. pmc What effect does physician "profiling" have on inpatient physician satisfaction and hospital length of stay?
    Judith K Zemencuk
    Health Services Research and Development Field Program, Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:45. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Starting insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes: effectiveness, complications, and resource utilization
    R A Hayward
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 48113 0170, USA
    JAMA 278:1663-9. 1997
  4. doi request reprint 6 EZ steps to improving your performance: (or how to make P4P pay 4U!)
    Rodney A Hayward
    JAMA 300:255-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Narrative review: lack of evidence for recommended low-density lipoprotein treatment targets: a solvable problem
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and University of Michigan Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:520-30. 2006
  6. pmc Multivariable risk prediction can greatly enhance the statistical power of clinical trial subgroup analysis
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:18. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reporting clinical trial results to inform providers, payers, and consumers
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1571-81. 2005
  8. pmc Sins of omission: getting too little medical care may be the greatest threat to patient safety
    Rodney A Hayward
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:686-91. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Optimizing statin treatment for primary prevention of coronary artery disease
    Rodney A Hayward
    University of Michigan and Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:69-77. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The unreliability of individual physician "report cards" for assessing the costs and quality of care of a chronic disease
    T P Hofer
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113, USA
    JAMA 281:2098-105. 1999

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic lipid-lowering therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus: background paper for the American College of Physicians
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:650-8. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease is the primary complication and cause of death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Modification of cardiovascular risk factors may improve patient outcomes...
  2. pmc What effect does physician "profiling" have on inpatient physician satisfaction and hospital length of stay?
    Judith K Zemencuk
    Health Services Research and Development Field Program, Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:45. 2006
    ..We evaluated whether physician profiling affects physician satisfaction and hospital length of stay, and assessed physicians' views concerning hospital cost containment and the quality of care they provide...
  3. ncbi request reprint Starting insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes: effectiveness, complications, and resource utilization
    R A Hayward
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 48113 0170, USA
    JAMA 278:1663-9. 1997
    ....
  4. doi request reprint 6 EZ steps to improving your performance: (or how to make P4P pay 4U!)
    Rodney A Hayward
    JAMA 300:255-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Narrative review: lack of evidence for recommended low-density lipoprotein treatment targets: a solvable problem
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and University of Michigan Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:520-30. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Multivariable risk prediction can greatly enhance the statistical power of clinical trial subgroup analysis
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:18. 2006
    ..conventional subgroup analysis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reporting clinical trial results to inform providers, payers, and consumers
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1571-81. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Sins of omission: getting too little medical care may be the greatest threat to patient safety
    Rodney A Hayward
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:686-91. 2005
    ..Little is known about the relative incidence of serious errors of omission versus errors of commission...
  9. doi request reprint Optimizing statin treatment for primary prevention of coronary artery disease
    Rodney A Hayward
    University of Michigan and Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:69-77. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The unreliability of individual physician "report cards" for assessing the costs and quality of care of a chronic disease
    T P Hofer
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113, USA
    JAMA 281:2098-105. 1999
    ..Physician profiling is widely used by many health care systems, but little is known about the reliability of commonly used profiling systems...
  11. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of generic screens for poor quality of hospital care on a general medicine service
    R A Hayward
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Med Care 31:394-402. 1993
    ..Associations between worsening severity of illness, as determined by APACHE-L scores, and quality were confounded because such patients were more likely to have died in-hospital.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  12. ncbi request reprint Discussion between reviewers does not improve reliability of peer review of hospital quality
    T P Hofer
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Med Care 38:152-61. 2000
    ..The authors assessed the impact of discussion between 2 reviewers on the reliability of peer review...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of screening intervals for diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Quality Enhancement Research Initiative and the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113 0170, USA
    JAMA 283:889-96. 2000
    ..However, the benefit of annual vs less frequent screening intervals has not been well evaluated, especially for low-risk patients...
  14. pmc The impact of diabetes on workforce participation: results from a national household sample
    Sandeep Vijan
    Vetterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1653-69. 2004
    ..Diabetes is a highly prevalent condition that results in substantial morbidity and premature mortality. We investigated how diabetes-associated mortality, disability, early retirement, and work absenteeism impacts workforce participation...
  15. ncbi request reprint The integrated inpatient management model. Lessons for managed care
    A M Bernard
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, USA
    Med Care 33:663-75. 1995
    ..This use of a clinical information system is a prototype for the systems that will be needed for all forms of managed care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validating quality indicators for hospital care
    T P Hofer
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 23:455-67. 1997
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Department of Veterans Affairs' Quality Enhancement Research Initiative for Diabetes Mellitus
    S L Krein
    Ann Arbor VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, USA
    Med Care 38:I38-48. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint What is an error?
    T P Hofer
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 3:261-9. 2000
    ..Launched by the Institute of Medicine's report, "To Err is Human," the reduction of medical errors has become a top agenda item for virtually every part of the U.S. health care system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Barriers to following dietary recommendations in Type 2 diabetes
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Diabet Med 22:32-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate barriers to following dietary recommendations in patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Projections of demand and capacity for colonoscopy related to increasing rates of colorectal cancer screening in the United States
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:507-15. 2004
    ..There is debate about the optimal colorectal cancer screening test, partly because of concerns about colonoscopy demand...
  21. doi request reprint Beyond the randomized clinical trial: the role of effectiveness studies in evaluating cardiovascular therapies
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 118:1294-303. 2008
  22. pmc An IV for the RCT: using instrumental variables to adjust for treatment contamination in randomised controlled trials
    Jeremy B Sussman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMJ 340:c2073. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Interhospital transfers among Medicare beneficiaries admitted for acute myocardial infarction at nonrevascularization hospitals
    Theodore J Iwashyna
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5419, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:468-75. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint CKD progression and mortality among older patients with diabetes
    Uptal D Patel
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:406-14. 2005
    ..In addition, little is known about patterns of nephrology care in patients with CKD...
  25. doi request reprint Performance measurement in chronic kidney disease
    Kimberly A Smith
    University of Michigan, 6312 Medical Science Building I, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5604, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:225-34. 2011
    ..Here, we discuss the challenges of doing this well...
  26. pmc Brief report: the burden of diabetes therapy: implications for the design of effective patient-centered treatment regimens
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:479-82. 2005
    ..Management of diabetes, and in particular blood glucose, can be complex and burdensome...
  27. ncbi request reprint Does physician communication influence older patients' diabetes self-management and glycemic control? Results from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS)
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1435-42. 2007
    ..We assessed the relative importance of two dimensions of physician communication-provision of information (PCOM) and participatory decision-making (PDM)-for older patients' diabetes self-management and glycemic control...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mortality reduction by implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in high-risk patients with heart failure, ischemic heart disease, and new-onset ventricular arrhythmia: an effectiveness study
    Paul S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1474-81. 2005
    ..To investigate the generalizability of the reduction in mortality posed by implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, we examined the effectiveness of defibrillators as applied in routine medical practice...
  29. ncbi request reprint New diabetes HEDIS blood pressure quality measure: potential for overtreatment
    Hae Mi Choe
    College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, 4260 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:19-24. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients with ischemic heart disease and left ventricular dysfunction
    Paul S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2228-33. 2006
    ..To investigate the generalizabilty of this mortality reduction, we examined the effectiveness of ICDs in clinical practice...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physician career satisfaction, work-life balance, and burnout
    Kristie Keeton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, and Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 48109 0264, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:949-55. 2007
    ..To explore factors associated with physician career satisfaction, work-life balance, and burnout focusing on differences across age, gender, and specialty...
  32. pmc Prematurity and low birth weight as potential mediators of higher stillbirth risk in mixed black/white race couples
    Katherine J Gold
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 1213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:767-73. 2010
    ..We evaluated risk of fetal death for mixed race couples compared with same race couples and examined the role of prematurity and low birth weight as potential mediating risk factors...
  33. pmc The relative merits of population-based and targeted prevention strategies
    Donna M Zulman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, 6312 Medical Science Building I, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    Milbank Q 86:557-80. 2008
    ..The use of multivariable risk prediction tools, however, may affect the relative merits of this strategy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of the model for end-stage liver disease allocation policy on the use of high-risk organs for liver transplantation
    Michael L Volk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:1568-74. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine whether implementation of MELD affected the quality of organs transplanted, the type of patients who receive the higher-risk organs, and the impact of these changes on their posttransplant survival...
  35. doi request reprint Uninsured adults presenting to US emergency departments: assumptions vs data
    Manya F Newton
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan School of Medicine, 1150 W Medical Center Dr, 6312 Medical Science Bldg 1, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    JAMA 300:1914-24. 2008
    ..Emergency departments (EDs) are experiencing increased patient volumes and serve as a source of care of last resort for uninsured patients. Common assumptions about the effect of uninsured patients on the ED often drive policy solutions...
  36. pmc Marriage and cohabitation outcomes after pregnancy loss
    Katherine J Gold
    University of Michigan, Department of Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1213, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1202-7. 2010
    ..The goal was to evaluate marriage and cohabitation outcomes for couples who experienced a live birth or fetal death at any gestational age...
  37. doi request reprint How physicians cope with stillbirth or neonatal death: a national survey of obstetricians
    Katherine J Gold
    Department of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:29-34. 2008
    ..To identify U.S. obstetricians' experiences and attitudes about perinatal death, their coping strategies, and their beliefs about the adequacy of their training on this topic...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms for racial and ethnic disparities in glycemic control in middle-aged and older Americans in the health and retirement study
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcome Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare Systems, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1853-60. 2007
    ..Mechanisms for racial/ethnic disparities in glycemic control are poorly understood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy intention and birth outcomes: does the relationship differ by age or race?
    Kristie Keeton
    University of Michigan, F4835 Mott Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0264, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:510-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that intended pregnancy is associated with decreased risk of poor birth outcomes, irrespective of age or race...
  40. ncbi request reprint Physician-level P4P--DOA? Can quality-based payment be resuscitated?
    Laurence F McMahon
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:233-6. 2007
    ..It is likely that the widespread adoption of P4P systems will further limit these necessary resources...
  41. ncbi request reprint What causes pregnancy loss? Preexisting mental illness as an independent risk factor
    Katherine J Gold
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0239, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:207-13. 2007
    ..We explored whether existing mental illness was associated not just with fetal complications but also with fetal death...
  42. ncbi request reprint Incremental benefit and cost-effectiveness of high-dose statin therapy in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease
    Paul S Chan
    University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 115:2398-409. 2007
    ..However, the actual benefit and cost-effectiveness of high-dose statin therapy are unknown...
  43. pmc Causes of preventable visual loss in type 2 diabetes mellitus: an evaluation of suboptimally timed retinal photocoagulation
    Rodney A Hayward
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:467-9. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and mortality across cardiovascular disease risk groups
    Caroline R Richardson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0708, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1923-9. 2004
    ..We examined the impact of a sedentary lifestyle on mortality by cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk group in a national sample of U.S. adults who represent a wide range of activity levels, health conditions, and SES groups...
  45. ncbi request reprint How well do patients' assessments of their diabetes self-management correlate with actual glycemic control and receipt of recommended diabetes services?
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:738-43. 2003
    ..We explored these associations in a nationwide sample of Veterans' Affairs (VA) patients with diabetes...
  46. pmc The relative importance of physician communication, participatory decision making, and patient understanding in diabetes self-management
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Mich, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:243-52. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Informal caregiving for diabetes and diabetic complications among elderly americans
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S177-86. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Are bad outcomes from questionable clinical decisions preventable medical errors? A case of cascade iatrogenesis
    Timothy P Hofer
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research and the Quality Enhancement Research Initiative QUERI, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:327-33. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Accepting critically ill transfer patients: adverse effect on a referral center's outcome and benchmark measures
    Andrew L Rosenberg
    University of Michigan and the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0048, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:882-90. 2003
    ..With the most sophisticated and validated set of case-mix measures available for patients, the intensive care unit is an ideal setting in which to study the effect of a patient's being transferred from another hospital...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparing clinical automated, medical record, and hybrid data sources for diabetes quality measures
    Eve A Kerr
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:555-65. 2002
    ..The agreement between diabetes quality measures constructed from clinical automated versus medical record data sources was compared, and the performance of hybrid measures derived from a combination of the two data sources was examined...
  51. ncbi request reprint Medicaid managed care: are academic medical centers penalized by attracting patients with high-cost conditions?
    Michele Heisler
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:19-29. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in type 2 diabetes mellitus: blood pressure goals, choice of agents, and setting priorities in diabetes care
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research, Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:593-602. 2003
    ..Hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is a prevalent condition that leads to substantial morbidity and mortality...
  53. ncbi request reprint Building a better quality measure: are some patients with 'poor quality' actually getting good care?
    Eve A Kerr
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Med Care 41:1173-82. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in diabetes care processes, outcomes, and treatment intensity
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 41:1221-32. 2003
    ..However, the extent to which differences in medical care processes and treatment intensity contribute to poorer diabetes outcomes is unknown...
  55. pmc Profiling quality of care: Is there a role for peer review?
    Timothy P Hofer
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:9. 2004
    ....
  56. pmc What effect does increasing inpatient time have on outpatient-oriented internist satisfaction?
    Sanjay Saint
    Health Services Research and Development Field Program, Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:725-9. 2003
    ..e., internists who spend less than 50% of their clinical time caring for inpatients), what effect does time spent in the hospital have on physician satisfaction, stress, and burnout?"..
  57. pmc When there is too much to do: how practicing physicians prioritize among recommended interventions
    Timothy P Hofer
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:646-53. 2004
    ..It is important to understand physician priorities among recommended interventions and how these priorities are influenced both intentionally as well as unintentionally...
  58. ncbi request reprint Measuring attending physician performance in a general medicine outpatient clinic
    R A Hayward
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:504-10. 1995
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement initiatives: issues in moving from diabetes guidelines to policy
    Rodney A Hayward
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:B54-60. 2004
    ..To outline the principles that direct the Veterans Affairs (VA) Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) dedicated to diabetes quality improvement (QUERI-DM)...
  60. pmc Quality by any other name?: a comparison of three profiling systems for assessing health care quality
    Eve A Kerr
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2070-87. 2007
    ..To examine this question, we used three different measurement approaches to assess quality of care delivered in veteran affairs (VA) facilities...
  61. ncbi request reprint Patients' desires and expectations for medical care: a challenge to improving patient satisfaction
    J K Zemencuk
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Field Program, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med Qual 14:21-7. 1999
    ..In an effort to improve satisfaction, it is important to examine ways in which to address patients' desires and expectations for medical care, even while faced with competing health care spending priorities...
  62. pmc Where health and welfare meet: social deprivation among patients in the emergency department
    J A Gordon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, USA
    J Urban Health 78:104-11. 2001
    ..As a safety net provider for many disadvantaged Americans, the emergency department (ED) may be an efficient site not only for providing acute medical care, but also for addressing serious social needs...
  63. ncbi request reprint Which colon cancer screening test? A comparison of costs, effectiveness, and compliance
    S Vijan
    The Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 111:593-601. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the cost effectiveness of different screening strategies for colorectal cancer at levels of compliance likely to be achieved in clinical practice...
  64. ncbi request reprint Proactive case management of high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus by a clinical pharmacist: a randomized controlled trial
    Hae Mi Choe
    College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:253-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of case management by a clinical pharmacist on glycemic control and preventive measures in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  65. ncbi request reprint Case management for patients with poorly controlled diabetes: a randomized trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 116:732-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of a collaborative case management intervention for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes on glycemic control, intermediate cardiovascular outcomes, satisfaction with care, and resource utilization...
  66. pmc Variation in organ quality between liver transplant centers
    M L Volk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:958-64. 2011
    ..10 per 0.1 increase in mean DRI). In conclusion, the quality of deceased donor organ patients receive is variable and depends in part on the characteristics of the transplant center they visit...
  67. ncbi request reprint Avoiding pitfalls in chronic disease quality measurement: a case for the next generation of technical quality measures
    E A Kerr
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1033-43. 2001
    ..We believe that using more tightly linked measures in quality assessment will identify important quality of care problems and is more likely to produce improved outcomes for those with chronic diseases...
  68. ncbi request reprint Physician perceptions of upper extremity reconstruction for the person with tetraplegia
    Catherine M Curtin
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Medical Science Building 1, 11560 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:87-93. 2005
    ..This study attempted to identify barriers preventing appropriate candidates from receiving these procedures...
  69. pmc Overestimating outcome rates: statistical estimation when reliability is suboptimal
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1718-38. 2007
    ..To demonstrate how failure to account for measurement error in an outcome (dependent) variable can lead to significant estimation errors and to illustrate ways to recognize and avoid these errors...
  70. ncbi request reprint Who bounces back? Physiologic and other predictors of intensive care unit readmission
    A L Rosenberg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:511-8. 2001
    ..To determine the influence of changes in acute physiology scores (APS) and other patient characteristics on predicting intensive care unit (ICU) readmission...
  71. ncbi request reprint Data and the internal medicine houseofficer: alumni's views of the educational value of a residency program's research requirement
    R A Hayward
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    J Gen Intern Med 8:140-2. 1993
    ..0001). These results support requiring formal oral presentations and encouraging original research projects as a part of residency training...
  72. ncbi request reprint The rheumatoid hand: a predictable disease with unpredictable surgical practice patterns
    Amy K Alderman
    The University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:537-42. 2002
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Concurrent assessment of obstructive/irritative urinary symptoms and incontinence after radical prostatectomy
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 59:389-93. 2002
    ..To concurrently evaluate urinary obstructive symptoms and incontinence in men after radical prostatectomy and to determine the effects of these components on urinary impairment and satisfaction...
  74. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quality of care for patients in the Veterans Health Administration and patients in a national sample
    Steven M Asch
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:938-45. 2004
    ..Recent comparisons with other delivery systems have been limited to a small set of indicators...
  75. ncbi request reprint Tissue plasminogen activator was cost-effective compared to streptokinase in only selected patients with acute myocardial infarction
    David M Kent
    Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:843-52. 2004
    ..We sought to explore the patient-specific cost-effectiveness in a community-based sample for a therapy for which the average cost-effectiveness in a clinical trial has been well-described...
  76. ncbi request reprint Can school income and racial/ethnic composition explain the racial/ethnic disparity in adolescent physical activity participation?
    Tracy K Richmond
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 117:2158-66. 2006
    ..Our goal was to determine if racial/ethnic disparities in adolescent boys' and girls' physical activity participation exist and persist once the school attended is considered...
  77. ncbi request reprint All-or-nothing treatment targets make bad performance measures
    Rodney A Hayward
    Am J Manag Care 13:126-8. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint The association between three different measures of health status and satisfaction among patients with diabetes
    Eve A Kerr
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research and University of Michigan School of Medicine, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:158-77. 2003
    ..In this diabetes population, health status appears to have a substantial impact on patient satisfaction, and this effect is considerably greater for diabetes severity than for physical functioning...
  79. ncbi request reprint An independently derived and validated predictive model for selecting patients with myocardial infarction who are likely to benefit from tissue plasminogen activator compared with streptokinase
    David M Kent
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Med 113:104-11. 2002
    ..3% 30-day mortality, compared with a mortality of 7.3% among those treated with streptokinase, despite a greater risk of intracranial hemorrhage with tPA. However, in part because of its higher cost, tPA has not been adopted universally...
  80. doi request reprint Access to clinically-detailed patient information: a fundamental element for improving the efficiency and quality of healthcare
    Rodney A Hayward
    Med Care 46:229-31. 2008
  81. pmc Whom should we profile? Examining diabetes care practice variation among primary care providers, provider groups, and health care facilities
    Sarah L Krein
    Ann Arbor VA HSR and D, MI 48113, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1159-80. 2002
    ..To evaluate the amount of variation in diabetes practice patterns at the primary care provider (PCP), provider group, and facility level, and to examine the reliability of diabetes care profiles constructed using electronic databases...
  82. ncbi request reprint Intensive glucose control in elderly adults
    Rodney A Hayward
    JAMA 297:2195; author reply 2196. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Performance measurement in search of a path
    Rodney A Hayward
    N Engl J Med 356:951-3. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Counting deaths due to medical errors
    Rodney A Hayward
    JAMA 288:2404-5; author reply 2405. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Adverse events following discharge from the hospital
    Rodney A Hayward
    Ann Intern Med 140:232; author reply 232-3. 2004
  86. ncbi request reprint Limitations of applying summary results of clinical trials to individual patients: the need for risk stratification
    David M Kent
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    JAMA 298:1209-12. 2007
  87. ncbi request reprint Progression risk, urinary protein excretion, and treatment effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in nondiabetic kidney disease
    David M Kent
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1959-65. 2007
    ..Patients with proteinuria <500 mg/d do not seem to benefit, even when at relatively high risk for progression...
  88. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for type 2 diabetes
    Sarah L Krein
    JAMA 296:2680; author reply 2681. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint High-dose statins and the IDEAL study
    Paul S Chan
    JAMA 295:2477; author reply 2478-9. 2006
  90. ncbi request reprint Keeping apples and oranges separate: reassessing clinical trials that use composite end points as their primary outcome
    Paul S Chan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:850; author reply 851-2. 2006
  91. ncbi request reprint Patients, privacy and trust: patients' willingness to allow researchers to access their medical records
    Laura J Damschroder
    Healthcare System, VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:223-35. 2007
    ..Insights on the critical role of trust suggest actions that researchers and others can take to more fully engage patients in research...