Elbert S Huang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint National patterns in the treatment of urinary tract infections in women by ambulatory care physicians
    Elbert S Huang
    University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:41-7. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Seven million Americans live in areas where demand for primary care may exceed supply by more than 10 percent
    Elbert S Huang
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:614-21. 2013
  3. pmc Glycemic control, complications, and death in older diabetic patients: the diabetes and aging study
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1329-36. 2011
  4. pmc Appropriate application of evidence to the care of elderly patients with diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5831 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 3:260-3. 2007
  5. pmc The cost-effectiveness of continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    1Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1269-74. 2010
  6. pmc The cost consequences of improving diabetes care: the community health center experience
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:138-46. 2008
  7. pmc The association between the number of prescription medications and incident falls in a multi-ethnic population of adult type-2 diabetes patients: the diabetes and aging study
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:141-6. 2010
  8. pmc The effect of comorbid illness and functional status on the expected benefits of intensive glucose control in older patients with type 2 diabetes: a decision analysis
    Elbert S Huang
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:11-9. 2008
  9. pmc Projecting the future diabetes population size and related costs for the U.S
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2225-9. 2009
  10. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in concerns about current and future medications among patients with type 2 diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:311-6. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Individualizing Diabetes Care for Older People
    Elbert Huang; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint National patterns in the treatment of urinary tract infections in women by ambulatory care physicians
    Elbert S Huang
    University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:41-7. 2002
    ..Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole has consistently been the recommended drug for uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women. Which antibiotics physicians use has implications for patient outcomes, antimicrobial resistance, and costs...
  2. doi request reprint Seven million Americans live in areas where demand for primary care may exceed supply by more than 10 percent
    Elbert S Huang
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:614-21. 2013
    ..These findings highlight the need to promote policies that encourage more primary care providers and community health centers to practice in areas with the greatest expected need for services...
  3. pmc Glycemic control, complications, and death in older diabetic patients: the diabetes and aging study
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1329-36. 2011
    ..To identify the range of glycemic levels associated with the lowest rates of complications and mortality in older diabetic patients...
  4. pmc Appropriate application of evidence to the care of elderly patients with diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5831 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 3:260-3. 2007
    ..More direct clinical investigation of elderly diabetes patients will be needed if we are to truly improve the quality of life of this growing subpopulation...
  5. pmc The cost-effectiveness of continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    1Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1269-74. 2010
    ..0% in a cohort of all ages). Trial data were integrated into a simulation model of type 1 diabetes complications. The main outcome was the cost per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) gained...
  6. pmc The cost consequences of improving diabetes care: the community health center experience
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:138-46. 2008
    ..The financial impact of the Health Disparities Collaboratives (HDC), a national QI program conducted in community health centers (HCs), was examined...
  7. pmc The association between the number of prescription medications and incident falls in a multi-ethnic population of adult type-2 diabetes patients: the diabetes and aging study
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:141-6. 2010
    ..Use of four or more prescription medications is considered a risk factor for falls in older people. It is unclear whether this polypharmacy-fall relationship differs for adults with diabetes...
  8. pmc The effect of comorbid illness and functional status on the expected benefits of intensive glucose control in older patients with type 2 diabetes: a decision analysis
    Elbert S Huang
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:11-9. 2008
    ..Physicians are uncertain about when to pursue intensive glucose control among older patients with diabetes...
  9. pmc Projecting the future diabetes population size and related costs for the U.S
    Elbert S Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2225-9. 2009
    ..We developed a novel population-level model for projecting future direct spending on diabetes. The model can be used in the federal budget process to estimate the cost implications of alternative policies...
  10. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in concerns about current and future medications among patients with type 2 diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:311-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate ethnic differences in medication concerns (e.g., side effects and costs) that may contribute to ethnic differences in the adoption of and adherence to type 2 diabetes treatments...
  11. pmc Health care resource utilization associated with a diabetes center and a general medicine clinic
    Elbert S Huang
    General Medicine Division, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinoos 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:28-35. 2004
    ..We compared the health care utilization associated with a diabetes center (DC) and a general medicine clinic (GMC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Practical challenges of individualizing diabetes care in older patients
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:558, 560, 562 passim. 2004
  13. pmc Patient perceptions of quality of life with diabetes-related complications and treatments
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2478-83. 2007
    ..We quantify patients' utilities (a measure of preference) for the full array of diabetes-related complications and treatments...
  14. pmc The complexity of medication regimens and test ordering for patients with diabetes from 1995 to 2003
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1423-30. 2007
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  15. pmc Implications of new geriatric diabetes care guidelines for the assessment of quality of care in older patients
    Elbert S Huang
    Sections of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Care 44:373-7. 2006
    ..Current approaches to assessing quality of diabetes care do not account for the heterogeneity of older patients...
  16. pmc Self-reported goals of older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:306-11. 2005
    ..The self-reported healthcare goals, factors influencing these goals, and self-care practices of older patients with diabetes mellitus were explored...
  17. pmc The impact of patient preferences on the cost-effectiveness of intensive glucose control in older patients with new-onset diabetes
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:259-64. 2006
    ..However, these analyses have had limited data on patient preferences concerning diabetic health states. We examined how the cost- effectiveness of intensive glucose control changes with the incorporation of patient preferences...
  18. pmc Variation in treatment preferences and care goals among older patients with diabetes and their physicians
    Marshall H Chin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Care 46:275-86. 2008
    ..Older persons with diabetes are heterogeneous with respect to life expectancy and frailty, and new guidelines recommend individualizing care...
  19. pmc Insurance status and quality of diabetes care in community health centers
    James X Zhang
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:742-7. 2009
    ..We used multivariate logistic regression analyses to compare quality of diabetes care according to 6 National Committee for Quality Assurance Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set diabetes processes of care and outcome measures...
  20. pmc Sustaining quality improvement in community health centers: perceptions of leaders and staff
    Marshall H Chin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:319-29. 2008
    ..1), data entry (34%), and staff time for QI (26%). Participants also needed help with patient self-management (73%), information systems (77%), and getting providers to follow guidelines (64%)...
  21. pmc The cost-effectiveness of improving diabetes care in U.S. federally qualified community health centers
    Elbert S Huang
    The University of Chicago, 5841 S, Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2174-93; discussion 2294-323. 2007
    ..To estimate the incremental cost-effectiveness of improving diabetes care with the Health Disparities Collaborative (HDC), a national collaborative quality improvement (QI) program conducted in community health centers (HCs)...
  22. pmc Undergoing transformation to the patient centered medical home in safety net health centers: perspectives from the front lines
    Michael T Quinn
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:356-62. 2013
    ..However, previous demonstration projects have not focused on the safety net and we know little about PCMH transformation in SNHCs...
  23. pmc Ethnic differences in quality of life in insured older adults with diabetes mellitus in an integrated delivery system
    Neda Laiteerapong
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1103-10. 2013
    ..To explore racial and ethnic (ethnic hereafter) differences in health-related quality of life (HRQL) in older adults with diabetes mellitus in an integrated delivery system...
  24. pmc Association between estimated GFR, health-related quality of life, and depression among older adults with diabetes: the Diabetes and Aging Study
    Kellie Hunter Campbell
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:541-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess HRQoL and depressive symptoms across estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) stages...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rates of complications and mortality in older patients with diabetes mellitus: the diabetes and aging study
    Elbert S Huang
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    JAMA Intern Med 174:251-8. 2014
    ..OBJECTIVE To contrast the rates of diabetes complications and mortality across age and diabetes duration categories...
  26. pmc Development of a safety net medical home scale for clinics
    Jonathan M Birnberg
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1418-25. 2011
    ..Existing tools to measure patient-centered medical home (PCMH) adoption are not designed for research evaluation in safety-net clinics...
  27. pmc Patient-centered medical home characteristics and staff morale in safety net clinics
    Sarah E Lewis
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:23-31. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether perceived patient-centered medical home (PCMH) characteristics are associated with staff morale, job satisfaction, and burnout in safety net clinics...
  28. pmc Prioritization of care in adults with diabetes and comorbidity
    Neda Laiteerapong
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1243:69-87. 2011
    ..These steps should be repeated, especially when the patient's clinical status changes. This patient-centered process emphasizes overall quality of life and functioning rather than a narrow focus on diabetes...
  29. pmc Correlates of quality of life in older adults with diabetes: the diabetes & aging study
    Neda Laiteerapong
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1749-53. 2011
    ..To evaluate associations between health-related quality of life (HRQL) and geriatric syndromes, diabetes complications, and hypoglycemia in older adults with diabetes...
  30. pmc Impact of delaying blood pressure control in patients with Type 2 diabetes: results of a decision analysis
    Neda Laiteerapong
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:640-6. 2012
    ..In patients with diabetes, delays in controlling blood pressure are common, but the harms of delays have not been quantified...
  31. pmc Early lessons from an initiative on Chicago's South Side to reduce disparities in diabetes care and outcomes
    Monica E Peek
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:177-86. 2012
    ..Our initiative neatly aligns with, and can inform the implementation of, the accountable care organization-a delivery system reform in which groups of providers take responsibility for improving the health of a defined population...
  32. pmc Communicating with older diabetes patients: self-management and social comparison
    Rita Gorawara-Bhat
    The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:411-7. 2008
    ..The present paper explores this role of social comparison in their self-management practices and develops a conceptual model depicting the process...
  33. pmc Implications of the new definition of diabetes for health disparities
    Anusha M Vable
    Diabetes Research and Training Center, and Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:219-23. 2011
    ..If the new criterion is widely adopted, over time, we may see an apparent widening of racial/ethnic disparities in diabetes prevalence...
  34. pmc Predicting changes in staff morale and burnout at community health centers participating in the health disparities collaboratives
    Jessica E Graber
    National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, 55 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1403-23. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of changes in staff morale and burnout associated with participation in a quality improvement (QI) initiative at community health centers (HCs)...
  35. pmc Sexuality among middle-aged and older adults with diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes: a national, population-based study
    Stacy Tessler Lindau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Program for Integrative Sexual Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2202-10. 2010
    ..To describe sexual activity, behavior, and problems among middle-age and older adults by diabetes status...
  36. pmc Estimating costs of quality improvement for outpatient healthcare organisations: a practical methodology
    Sydney E S Brown
    Section of General Internal Medicine and the Diabetes Research and Training Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:248-51. 2007
    ..Objective and..
  37. pmc The use of quality improvement and health information technology approaches to improve diabetes outcomes in African American and Hispanic patients
    Arshiya A Baig
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:163S-197S. 2010
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  38. doi request reprint Using clinical information to project federal health care spending
    Elbert S Huang
    University of Chicago, School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w978-90. 2009
    ....
  39. pmc Public health implications of recommendations to individualize glycemic targets in adults with diabetes
    Neda Laiteerapong
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:84-9. 2013
    ..To estimate how many U.S. adults with diabetes would be eligible for individualized A1C targets based on 1) the 2012 American Diabetes Association (ADA) guideline and 2) a published approach for individualized target ranges...
  40. pmc Classification of older adults who have diabetes by comorbid conditions, United States, 2005-2006
    Neda Laiteerapong
    University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E100. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to classify by comorbid conditions older American adults who have diabetes to identify those who are less likely to benefit from intensive glycemic control...
  41. pmc Interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care
    Marshall H Chin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:7S-28S. 2007
    ..Multifactorial, culturally tailored interventions that target different causes of disparities hold the most promise, but much more research is needed to investigate potential solutions and their implementation...
  42. pmc Diabetes health disparities: a systematic review of health care interventions
    Monica E Peek
    Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:101S-56S. 2007
    ..More research is needed in the areas of racial/ethnic minorities other than African Americans and Latinos, health disparity reductions, long-term diabetes-related outcomes, and the sustainability of health care interventions over time...
  43. pmc Cultural leverage: interventions using culture to narrow racial disparities in health care
    Thomas L Fisher
    The University of Chicago, Section of Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:243S-82S. 2007
    ..Interventions using cultural leverage show tremendous promise in reducing health disparities, but more research is needed to understand their health effects in combination with other interventions...
  44. pmc Personalized decision support in type 2 diabetes mellitus: current evidence and future directions
    Michael J Wilkinson
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 13:205-12. 2013
    ..For the tools that supported personalized decisions, patient participation in medical decisions improved. Future decision support tools must be designed to account for both clinical characteristics and patient preferences...
  45. pmc Cardiovascular health disparities: a systematic review of health care interventions
    Andrew M Davis
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:29S-100S. 2007
    ..Interventions addressing care transitions, using telephonic outreach, and promoting medication access and adherence merit further exploration...
  46. pmc The increasing number of clinical items addressed during the time of adult primary care visits
    Elmer D Abbo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2058-65. 2008
    ..Primary care physicians report that there is insufficient time to meet patients' needs during clinical visits, but visit time has increased over the past decade...
  47. pmc The cost-effectiveness of personalized genetic medicine: the case of genetic testing in neonatal diabetes
    Siri Atma W Greeley
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:622-7. 2011
    ..Although treatment conversion has dramatic benefits, the cost-effectiveness of routine genetic testing is unknown...
  48. pmc Perceptions of quality-of-life effects of treatments for diabetes mellitus in vulnerable and nonvulnerable older patients
    Sydney E S Brown
    The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1183-90. 2008
    ..To assess whether patient perceptions of treatments for diabetes mellitus differ according to clinical criteria such as limited life expectancy and functional decline (i.e., vulnerability)...
  49. doi request reprint Continuous glucose monitoring and intensive treatment of type 1 diabetes
    William V Tamborlane
    N Engl J Med 359:1464-76. 2008
    ..The value of continuous glucose monitoring in the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus has not been determined...
  50. pmc The perceived financial impact of quality improvement efforts in community health centers
    Karen Cheung
    National Opinion Research Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:111-9. 2008
    ..As such, a provider's payer mix may need to be considered in the design of QI programs if they are to be sustainable...
  51. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone prescribing in the United States: 1995 to 2002
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Am J Med 118:259-68. 2005
    ..To measure changes in the rate and type of fluoroquinolones prescribed in the United States from 1995 to 2002...

Research Grants1

  1. Individualizing Diabetes Care for Older People
    Elbert Huang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Along with more research training, these studies will also help me reach my overall goal of becoming an independent investigator in the areas of geriatric diabetes and cost-effectiveness analysis. ..