Chyongchiou J Lin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity and chronic diseases in Taiwan
    C J Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 18:8-14. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of two dosing schedules for human papillomavirus vaccination among college age males
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:693-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal and influenza vaccination standing order programs
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:e30-7. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimated costs associated with improving influenza vaccination for health care personnel in a multihospital health system
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:67-72. 2012
  5. pmc Breast cancer risk assessment in socioeconomically disadvantaged urban communities
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Shadyside Place, Suite 110, 580 S Aiken Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:752-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with patient navigators' time spent on reducing barriers to cancer treatment
    Chyongchiou J Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1290-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Do managed care plans reduce racial disparities in preventive care?
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:139-51. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The financial impact of interim and prospective payment systems on home health providers in rural communities
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:576-87. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in Medicare home health care use and practices in rural communities: 1997 to 2001
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Shadyside Place, Suite 110, 580 South Aiken Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Aging Health 17:351-62. 2005
  10. pmc Changes in parents' perceptions of infant influenza vaccination over two years
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:636-41. 2007

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity and chronic diseases in Taiwan
    C J Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 18:8-14. 2006
    ..07-4.19; p < 0.05); gout (OR = 4.06; 95% CI = 1.77-9.28; p < 0.01); hypertension (OR = 5.28; 95% CI = 3.23-8.63; p < 0.01). The Obesity Taskforce may underestimate the association of excess weight and disease in Taiwan...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of two dosing schedules for human papillomavirus vaccination among college age males
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:693-9. 2014
    ..This study tested the non-inferiority of the immunogenicity of an alternate dosing schedule (0, 2, 12 months) among college age males...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal and influenza vaccination standing order programs
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:e30-7. 2013
    ..Here we examine the cost-effectiveness of SOPs to improve both pneumococcal and influenza vaccination rates in outpatient settings for individuals 65 years and older...
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimated costs associated with improving influenza vaccination for health care personnel in a multihospital health system
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:67-72. 2012
    ..At the completion of the intervention, estimates were prepared of the costs associated with implementing a multifaceted quality improvement intervention to improve HCP influenza vaccination rates in a large multihospital health system...
  5. pmc Breast cancer risk assessment in socioeconomically disadvantaged urban communities
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Shadyside Place, Suite 110, 580 S Aiken Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:752-6. 2007
    ..This risk communication may help encourage minority and low-income women to receive screening mammography. It has the potential to improve breast cancer screening rates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with patient navigators' time spent on reducing barriers to cancer treatment
    Chyongchiou J Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1290-7. 2008
    ..This information will be helpful in the allocation of staff time and case loads for future programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do managed care plans reduce racial disparities in preventive care?
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:139-51. 2005
    ..05). A MMC plan did not narrow racial differences in preventive care. Reducing disparities may require interventions developed for specific racial/ethnic groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint The financial impact of interim and prospective payment systems on home health providers in rural communities
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:576-87. 2005
    ..1%, and the proportion of non-LUPA episodes with loss would rise to 40.2%. New payment mechanisms are profoundly affecting the finances of rural HHAs and the use of home health services by Medicare beneficiaries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in Medicare home health care use and practices in rural communities: 1997 to 2001
    Chyongchiou Jeng Lin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Shadyside Place, Suite 110, 580 South Aiken Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Aging Health 17:351-62. 2005
    ..This research was designed to examine the impact of the interim and prospective payment systems on home health agencies and Medicare beneficiaries in rural communities...
  10. pmc Changes in parents' perceptions of infant influenza vaccination over two years
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:636-41. 2007
    ..Inner-city health centers serving large proportions of low-income and minority children participated in a study to introduce influenza vaccination among healthy infants in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004...
  11. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of standing order programs for pneumococcal vaccination of hospitalized elderly patients
    Donald B Middleton
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:385-94. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of SOPs for pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) vaccination for patients 65 years of age or older in 2 types of hospital...
  12. pmc Improving influenza vaccination rates of high-risk inner-city children over 2 intervention years
    Richard K Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3518 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:534-40. 2006
    ..We wanted to determine whether interventions tailored to individual practice sites improve influenza immunization rates among high-risk children in inner-city health centers over 2 years...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of formative development in the neighborhood cancer care cooperative
    Keith H Morgenlander
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 24:330-54. 2009
    ..Our evaluation strategy can also serve as an efficient and inexpensive model for other similar community-based start-up programs to replicate...
  14. doi request reprint Self-reported influenza vaccination rates among health care workers in a large health system
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:574-81. 2008
    ..The national health care worker (HCW) influenza vaccination rate is only 42% despite recommendations that HCWs receive influenza vaccine to prevent influenza among patients...
  15. pmc Beliefs and attitudes about influenza immunization among parents of children with chronic medical conditions over a two-year period
    Chyongchiou J Lin
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Urban Health 83:874-83. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of influenza immunization for inner-city children aged 6 to 23 months
    Richard K Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:397-403. 2004
    ..This study tested the feasibility of vaccinating 6- to 23-month-old children against influenza and assessed the effect on timely receipt of other vaccines...
  17. ncbi request reprint Establish the habit: influenza vaccination for health care personnel
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 32:35-42. 2010
    ..Establishing the influenza vaccination habit using age-based targeted messages may be the most effective way to increase rates for HCP without mandates...
  18. doi request reprint The comparative value of various employer-sponsored influenza vaccination clinics
    Richard K Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1107-17. 2012
    ..Many US firms offer influenza vaccination clinics to prevent lost productivity due to influenza. Strategies to promote and offer vaccination differ, and the economic value of the strategies is unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Alternative strategies for adult pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Kenneth J Smith
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Vaccine 26:1420-31. 2008
    ..PPV at ages 50/65 may be clinically and, depending on cost-effectiveness criterion used, economically favored over present vaccination recommendations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interventions over 2 years to increase influenza vaccination of children aged 6-23 months in inner-city family health centers
    Richard K Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3518 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Vaccine 24:1523-9. 2006
    ..5-28.0) for the second intervention year. Children vaccinated against influenza were more likely to have received DTaP 3 and MMR within 2 months of the recommended age than children not vaccinated against influenza (P < 0.001)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parental perspectives on influenza immunization of children aged 6 to 23 months
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:210-4. 2005
    ..Participating inner-city health centers designed interventions to introduce influenza vaccination among this group of children. The study was designed to assess parents' attitudes toward the vaccine...
  22. doi request reprint Creation of community-based research capabilities in the neighborhood cancer care cooperative: administrative infrastructure, program initiatives, and evaluation priorities
    Keith H Morgenlander
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 24:305-29. 2009
    ..This article will describe the component programs that have been developed under this umbrella, as well as the evolved administrative, governance, and evaluation infrastructure that supports these initiatives...
  23. doi request reprint Factorial design for improving influenza vaccination among employees of a large health system
    Richard Kent Zimmerman
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:691-7. 2009
    ..As healthcare personnel (HCP) influenza vaccination becomes a quality indicator for healthcare facilities, effective interventions are needed. This study was designed to test a factorial design to improve HCP vaccination rates...
  24. ncbi request reprint Overcoming barriers to establishing an inpatient vaccination program for pneumococcus using standing orders
    Donald B Middleton
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15215, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:874-81. 2005
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  25. doi request reprint Randomized trial of an alternate human papillomavirus vaccine administration schedule in college-aged women
    Richard K Zimmerman
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1441-7. 2010
    ..The three-dose vaccination schedule at 0, 2, and 6 months may be inconvenient for college-aged women. This study assessed noninferiority of the immune response to an alternate vaccination schedule at 0, 2, and 12 months...
  26. pmc Novel method for benchmarking recruitment of African American cancer patients to clinical therapeutic trials
    Keith H Morgenlander
    Department of Hematology Oncology and Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5074-7. 2008
    ..This standard seemed to be unrealistically high as a result of a younger age distribution of African Americans within the county...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with Medicaid enrollment for low-income children in the United States
    Chyongchiou J Lin
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 16:35-51. 2003
    ..Children with better health status were less likely to be enrolled in Medicaid. In addition, children whose parents were uninsured were more likely not to be enrolled in Medicaid...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tailored interventions to introduce influenza vaccination among 6- to 23-month-old children at inner-city health centers
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3518 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:717-24. 2005
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  29. doi request reprint Improving influenza vaccination rates in the workplace: a randomized trial
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3518 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15261, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:237-46. 2010
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  30. doi request reprint Raising adult vaccination rates over 4 years among racially diverse patients at inner-city health centers
    Mary Patricia Nowalk
    Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1177-82. 2008
    ..To increase adult immunizations at inner-city health centers serving primarily minority patients...
  31. doi request reprint Developing a measure of local agency adaptation to emergencies: a metric
    Russell G Schuh
    Office of Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, United States
    Eval Program Plann 35:473-80. 2012
    ..Such information should provide a foundation for comparing variations in performance and outcomes to various types of emergencies that vary in their severity and focus...
  32. ncbi request reprint Uninsured vs. insured population: variations among nonelderly Americans
    Zorana Jovanovic
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 17:71-85. 2003
    ..Also, the insured nonelderly Americans were found to have better access to health care than the uninsured nonelderly...
  33. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of falls: effectiveness of a statewide program
    Steven M Albert
    Steven M Albert and Jennifer King are with the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Robert Boudreau, Tanushree Prasad, and Anne B Newman are with the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Chyongchiou J Lin is with the Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
    Am J Public Health 104:e77-84. 2014
    ..Older adults completing HSOA are screened and educated regarding fall risk, and those identified as being at high risk are referred to primary care providers and home safety resources...
  34. pmc Preparedness for pandemics: does variation among states affect the nation as a whole?
    Margaret A Potter
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:233-40. 2012
    ..Since states' public health systems differ as to pandemic preparedness, this study explored whether such heterogeneity among states could affect the nation's overall influenza rate...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative (125)I Vicryl mesh brachytherapy after sublobar resection for high-risk stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    George Voynov
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brachytherapy 4:278-85. 2005
    ..To assess the feasibility and outcomes of (125)I Vicryl mesh brachytherapy after sublobar resection in stage I non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with poor pulmonary function...
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of dental benefits on the utilization of dental services by low-income children in western Pennsylvania
    Judith R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:234-40. 2002
    ..This study examines the impact of dental coverage provided through a health insurance program for low-income children on the use of dental services in Western Pennsylvania...
  37. ncbi request reprint Identifying elderly at greatest risk of inadequate health literacy: a predictive model for population-health decision makers
    Michael J Miller
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 3:70-85. 2007
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