Robert M Kaplan

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced mammographic screening may explain declines in breast carcinoma in older women
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:862-6. 2005
  2. pmc Variation between end-of-life health care costs in Los Angeles and San Diego: why are they so different?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:215-20. 2011
  3. pmc Health psychology: where are we and where do we go from here?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Editor in Chief, Health Psychology Fred W and Pamela K Wasserman Professor Chair, Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles
    Mens Sana Monogr 7:3-9. 2009
  4. pmc Qualitative assessment of innovations in healthcare provision
    Franz Porzsolt
    Clinical Economics, University of Ulm, Frauensteige 6, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:50. 2009
  5. pmc An investigation of the apparent breast cancer epidemic in France: screening and incidence trends in birth cohorts
    Bernard Junod
    FORMINDEP, Roubaix, France
    BMC Cancer 11:401. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of measured utility scores and imputed scores from the SF-36 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Med Care 43:79-87. 2005
  7. pmc 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
  8. pmc Balancing influence between actors in healthcare decision making
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:85. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Rationale and public health implications of changing CHD risk factor definitions
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:321-44. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life as an outcome measure in pulmonary diseases
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:321-31. 2005

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Publications77

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduced mammographic screening may explain declines in breast carcinoma in older women
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:862-6. 2005
    ..To examine whether declines in breast cancer in the oldest-old women correspond with declines in the use of cancer testing...
  2. pmc Variation between end-of-life health care costs in Los Angeles and San Diego: why are they so different?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:215-20. 2011
    ..However, we do not know whether factors believed to account for these variations explain differences between other geographic areas...
  3. pmc Health psychology: where are we and where do we go from here?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Editor in Chief, Health Psychology Fred W and Pamela K Wasserman Professor Chair, Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles
    Mens Sana Monogr 7:3-9. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Qualitative assessment of innovations in healthcare provision
    Franz Porzsolt
    Clinical Economics, University of Ulm, Frauensteige 6, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:50. 2009
    ..We propose a strategy and new structures to standardize the description of health care innovations and to quantify them...
  5. pmc An investigation of the apparent breast cancer epidemic in France: screening and incidence trends in birth cohorts
    Bernard Junod
    FORMINDEP, Roubaix, France
    BMC Cancer 11:401. 2011
    ..Overdiagnosis was defined as non progressive tumours diagnosed as cancer at histology or progressive cancer that would remain asymptomatic until time of death for another cause...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of measured utility scores and imputed scores from the SF-36 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Med Care 43:79-87. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate 3 methods for imputing utility-based outcomes from clinical trial data measured using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form (SF-36)...
  7. pmc 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...
  8. pmc Balancing influence between actors in healthcare decision making
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:85. 2011
    ..Recent U.S. healthcare reform legislation addresses only some of these issues. Other countries face similar healthcare issues...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rationale and public health implications of changing CHD risk factor definitions
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:321-44. 2007
    ..Estimates of the numbers of people affected, the cost implications, and the overall public health consequences are offered...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of life as an outcome measure in pulmonary diseases
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:321-31. 2005
    ..We devote particular attention to methods designed for use in cost-effectiveness analysis...
  11. pmc Health-related quality of life in emphysema
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:561-6. 2008
    ..The NETT illustrates how HRQOL measures can be used to assess outcomes and estimate cost-effectiveness in a major clinical trial...
  12. pmc Marital status and longevity in the United States population
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, Los Angeles, PO Box 951772, Room 31 293 C, CHS UCLA Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:760-5. 2006
    ..To investigate the relation between marital status and survival...
  13. ncbi request reprint Should medicare reimburse providers for weight loss interventions?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am Psychol 62:217-9. 2007
    ..Evidence-based studies are needed to inform policy on provider reimbursement for weight loss programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint The future of outcomes measurement in rheumatology
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, PO Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:S252-5. 2007
    ..However, the different approaches yield surprisingly similar estimates of change. Clearly, this observation deserves further study and replication in future studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Decision making in medicine and health care
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:525-56. 2005
    ..Decision aids hold promise for improving individual decisions, but there are still few systematic evaluations of these aids. Several directions for future research are offered...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life: concept and definition
    Robert M Kaplan
    Departments of Health Services and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    COPD 4:263-71. 2007
    ..The paper presents data from the National Health Interview Survey, the San Diego COPD Rehabilitation Trials, and the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The minimally clinically important difference in generic utility-based measures
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, PO Box 951772, Room 31 293C CHS, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    COPD 2:91-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the use of utility-based generic quality of life measures for establishing the minimally clinically important difference (MCID)...
  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. ncbi request reprint Measurement of health-related quality of life in the national emphysema treatment trial
    Robert M Kaplan
    Mail Code 0628, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Chest 126:781-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate two generic and two disease-specific measures of health-related quality of life (QOL) using prerandomization data from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT)...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of an internet-based disease trajectory decision tool for prostate cancer screening
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92131, USA
    Value Health 12:101-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the application of a chronic disease model (CDM) for prostate cancer to visual analog scale (VAS) and time trade-off (TTO) decision tools...
  22. doi request reprint Development and validation of a mental health subscale from the Quality of Well-Being Self-Administered
    Andrew J Sarkin
    Health Services Research Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1685-96. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to create and validate a mental health subscale for the Quality of Well-Being Self-Administered (QWB-SA)...
  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 Validity of self-administered quality of well-being scale in musculoskeletal disease
    Dominick L Frosch
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:28-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the self-administered Quality of Well-Being (QWB-SA) Scale for patients with rheumatic diseases...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc A cost analysis of a physical activity intervention for older adults
    Erik J Groessl
    Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 6:767-74. 2009
    ..Costs for this PA program for older adults are comparable to those of other PA interventions. The results are preliminary and a longer study is required to fully assess the costs and health benefits of these interventions...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Racial differences in self-rated health diminishing from 1972 to 2008
    Andrew J Sarkin
    Health Services Research Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, CA 92093 0994, USA
    J Behav Med 36:44-50. 2013
    ..The rate of change in the difference has slowed over time ([Formula: see text] = -.010, P = .021), suggesting that the reduction in the racial difference in self-rated health may be decelerating...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and treatment decisions in US healthcare
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92093, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:29-40. 2004
    ..We advocate a new paradigm called shared medical decision making that makes uncertainty about diagnosis and treatment transparent to patients and engages them in the treatment decision process...
  31. ncbi request reprint Internet patient decision support: a randomized controlled trial comparing alternative approaches for men considering prostate cancer screening
    Dominick L Frosch
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:363-9. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of patient decision support Web sites on decision quality for men considering prostate cancer screening...
  32. ncbi request reprint Maintenance after pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic lung disease: a randomized trial
    Andrew L Ries
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8377, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:880-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that a maintenance program of weekly telephone calls and monthly supervised sessions produced only modest improvements in the maintenance of benefits after pulmonary rehabilitation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Minimal clinically important difference for the UCSD Shortness of Breath Questionnaire
    David H Kupferberg
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:370-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to evaluate MCID for the UCSD Shortness of Breath Questionnaire (SOBQ)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in adapting driving behavior to accommodate visual health limitations
    Andrew J Sarkin
    Health Services Research Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0994, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, 92093 0994, USA
    J Community Health 38:1175-81. 2013
    ..It is possible that some women are more cautious or have less need to drive. However, failing to adapt driving behaviors to accommodate visual limitations may represent a potential behavioral public health risk for men. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Quality of life: an outcomes perspective
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:S44-50. 2002
    ..These methodologies can also serve as a basis for approaches to sharing medical decisions between patients and providers. Opportunities to apply these new methods are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The significance of quality of life in health care
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Qual Life Res 12:3-16. 2003
    ..The outcomes model has received little attention in dental health care but may have parallels to applications in other areas of medicine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quality of well-being in older people with osteoarthritis
    Erik J Groessl
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0994, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:23-8. 2003
    ..To examine the sensitivity of the Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB) as a measure of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in people with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  38. pmc Validating and assessing the sensitivity of the Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index-derived Short Form-6D in patients with early aggressive rheumatoid arthritis
    Sogol S Amjadi
    Division of Rheumatology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Department of Health Services, 1000 Veteran Avenue, Room 32 59, Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:1150-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated the construct validity of the HAQ-DI-derived Short Form-6D (SF-6D) score and assessed its responsiveness to change over 6- and 12-month followup periods in patients with early aggressive rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  39. pmc Measuring the impact of cataract surgery on generic and vision-specific quality of life
    Erik J Groessl
    UCSD Health Services Research Center, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr 0994, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1405-14. 2013
    ..We compared the sensitivity of a vision-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measure to that of multiple generic measures of HRQOL before and at 2 time points after cataract surgery...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc A randomized controlled trial comparing internet and video to facilitate patient education for men considering the prostate specific antigen test
    Dominick L Frosch
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:781-7. 2003
    ..This study compared internet and video patient education modalities for men considering the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test...
  42. ncbi request reprint The association of religiosity with overweight/obese body mass index among Asian Indian immigrants in California
    Nazleen Bharmal
    Department of Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:315-21. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between religiosity and overweight or obese body mass index among a multi-religious group of Asian Indian immigrants residing in California...
  43. pmc The association of health insurance and disease impairment with reported asthma prevalence in U.S. children
    Tumaini R Coker
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA Rand Center for Adolescent Health Promotion, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:431-45. 2012
    ..To test the hypotheses that reported asthma prevalence is higher among insured than uninsured children and that insurance-based differences in asthma diagnosis, treatment, and health care utilization are associated with disease severity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Mental health treatment preferences of older and younger primary care patients
    Julie Loebach Wetherell
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 34:219-33. 2004
    ..To compare mental health treatment history and preferences in older and younger primary care patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Development of a decision aid to address racial disparities in utilization of knee replacement surgery
    Haoling H Weng
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:568-75. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to pilot test the scope, acceptability, and efficacy of an educational videotape and tailored TKR decision aid designed to reduce disparities in TKR knowledge and expectations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for prostate cancer: evaluating the evidence
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California
    Am Fam Physician 71:1915-22. 2005
    ..Because of the uncertain efficacy of management options and the risk of long-term treatment complications, family physicians need to engage their patients in the decision-making process...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with chronic venous disease: San Diego population study
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1047-53. 2003
    ..Chronic venous disease in the lower extremities may have a substantial effect on functioning and quality of life. We report quality of life data for an ethnically diverse population that had been systematically evaluated for venous disease...
  48. ncbi request reprint Screening for cancer: are resources being used wisely?
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Stein Clinical Sciences Building, Room 240, Mail Code 0628, La Jolla, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 166:315-34. 2005
    ..Future research is necessary in order to determine which population-based screening programs are the best use of public health resources...
  49. ncbi request reprint Self-management of age-related macular degeneration at the 6-month follow-up: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara L Brody
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0946, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:46-53. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes of cataract surgery using the Quality of Well-Being Scale and VF-14 Visual Function Index
    Peter N Rosen
    From the Sharp Rees Steely Medical Group, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:369-78. 2005
    ..To evaluate the validity and responsiveness of the self-administered Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB-SA) and the 14-item Visual Function Index (VF-14) to assess patients having cataract surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint The impact of a second breast cancer diagnosis on health related quality of life
    Andrea A Thornton
    Department of Supportive Care, Pain, and Palliative Medicine, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 92:25-33. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Achievements of the Veterans Health Study
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, C A 92093, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 27:66-7. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Applications of cost-effectiveness methodologies in behavioral medicine
    Robert M Kaplan
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:482-93. 2002
    ..There are substantial opportunities to advance behavioral medicine by performing standardized cost-effectiveness analyses...
  54. ncbi request reprint Nephrology consultation in acute renal failure: does timing matter?
    Ravindra L Mehta
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Med 113:456-61. 2002
    ..The goals of this study were to identify correlates of the timing of nephrology consultation in acute renal failure, and to explore the relation between timing of consultation and outcomes...
  55. doi request reprint Sleep discontinuity and impaired sleep continuity affect transition to and from obesity over time: results from the Alameda county study
    Maria Nordin
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA, USA
    Scand J Public Health 38:200-7. 2010
    ..To investigate the impact of development in sleep continuity on transition to and from obesity over time...
  56. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and quality of well-being in a community of older adults
    Erik J Groessl
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92093 0994, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:126-9. 2004
    ..This study evaluates the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and HRQOL scores and gives estimates of quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) lost to overweight, obesity, and associated conditions...
  57. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for localized prostate cancer: quality-adjusted life years and the effects of lead-time
    Vibha Bhatnagar
    Health Services Research and Development, Center for Patient Oriented Care, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Urology 63:103-9. 2004
    ..Observed survival benefits after treatment may be biased by the lead-time resulting from early diagnosis with prostate-specific antigen screening...
  58. ncbi request reprint Use of the quality of well-being self-administered version (QWB-SA) in assessing health-related quality of life in depressed patients
    Jeffrey M Pyne
    Department of Psychiatry, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72114 1706, USA
    J Affect Disord 76:237-47. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationship between depression severity and the Quality of Well-Being scale self-administered version (QWB-SA) in subjects diagnosed with current major depression...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of lung-volume-reduction surgery for patients with severe emphysema
    Scott D Ramsey
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2092-102. 2003
    ..The National Emphysema Treatment Trial, a randomized clinical trial comparing lung-volume-reduction surgery with medical therapy for severe emphysema, included a prospective economic analysis...
  60. pmc Health-related quality of life in older adults at risk for disability
    Erik J Groessl
    Health Services Research and Development Unit, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:214-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to describe and examine correlates of health-related quality of life in this population subgroup using baseline data from a larger intervention study...
  61. ncbi request reprint Utilities for prostate cancer health states in men aged 60 and older
    Susan T Stewart
    Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 43:347-55. 2005
    ..We sought to measure utilities for prostate cancer health states in older men...
  62. ncbi request reprint Promoting informed choice: transforming health care to dispense knowledge for decision making
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, West Hospital, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0251, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:293-300. 2005
    ..Today's health care system is unprepared for the convergence of these 2 burgeoning domains, and the need to address systemic deficiencies will grow more urgent over time...
  63. pmc Cost-effectiveness of lung volume reduction surgery
    Scott D Ramsey
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:406-11. 2008
    ....
  64. pmc US norms for six generic health-related quality-of-life indexes from the National Health Measurement study
    Dennis G Fryback
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    Med Care 45:1162-70. 2007
    ..A number of indexes measuring self-reported generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) using preference-weighted scoring are used widely in population surveys and clinical studies in the United States...
  65. ncbi request reprint Valuing health-related quality of life in diabetes
    J Todd Coffey
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:2238-43. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the health utilities associated with diabetes and its treatments, complications, and comorbidities...
  66. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in prefrail older adults: confidence and satisfaction related to physical function
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Box 7868, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P19-26. 2008
    ..This is an important finding in light of the importance of these process variables in behavior change and quality of life...
  67. doi request reprint Costs of pulmonary rehabilitation and predictors of adherence in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Vincent S Fan
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Seattle, WA, USA
    COPD 5:105-16. 2008
    ..A better understanding of patient factors such as socioeconomic status, depression, anxiety and transportation issues may improve adherence to pulmonary rehabilitation...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Women's Health Initiative Insomnia Rating Scale
    Douglas W Levine
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Psychol Assess 15:137-48. 2003
    ..Results showed that differences in the objective indicators could be detected by the WHIIRS. Findings suggest that a between-group mean difference of approximately 0.50 of a standard deviation on the WHIIRS may be clinically meaningful...
  69. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based behavioral medicine: what is it and how do we achieve it?
    Karina W Davidson
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:161-71. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Shared medical decision making. A new tool for preventive medicine
    Robert M Kaplan
    Am J Prev Med 26:81-3. 2004
  71. pmc Cognitive and psychological issues in emphysema
    Elizabeth Kozora
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:556-60. 2008
    ..Overall, studies suggest that psychological and cognitive improvements occur subsequent to a variety of medical and behavioral treatment therapeutic approaches, and that LVRS appears to have an advantage for some patients with emphysema...
  72. ncbi request reprint Report of nationally representative values for the noninstitutionalized US adult population for 7 health-related quality-of-life scores
    Janel Hanmer
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, 644 WARF, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:391-400. 2006
    ..Despite widespread use of generic health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) scores, few have publicly published nationally representative US values...
  73. pmc Longitudinal change in the BODE index predicts mortality in severe emphysema
    Fernando J Martinez
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0360, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:491-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that decrease in a modified BODE (mBODE) would predict survival in National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Regular walking and long-term maintenance of outcomes after pulmonary rehabilitation
    Pia Santiago Heppner
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, San Diego and Research Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 92161, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:44-53. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Continuous oxygen use in nonhypoxemic emphysema patients identifies a high-risk subset of patients: retrospective analysis of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial
    Michael B Drummond
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Chest 134:497-506. 2008
    ..Little is known regarding the clinical characteristics and survival of nonhypoxemic emphysema patients using continuous oxygen. Analysis of data from the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) offers insight into this population...
  76. ncbi request reprint The role of curiosity in smoking initiation
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0645, United States
    Addict Behav 30:685-96. 2005
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Self-management of age-related macular degeneration and quality of life: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara L Brody
    Shiley Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Diego, 9415 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0946, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1477-83. 2002
    ....

Research Grants2

  1. UCLA/RAND HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM
    Robert Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..RAND is a full-time research organization with a broad range of funded projects that offer trainees the opportunity to work on studies that address important national health policy issues. ..