Grace A Lin
Affiliation: University of California
- Mortality in Medicare patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention with or without antecedent stress testingGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University ofCalifornia San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:309-14. 2013..However, pre-PCI stress testing is not always done; the implications of this practice are not known. Our objective was to evaluate whether receipt of stress testing before elective PCI predicts mortality...
- Patient decision aids for prostate cancer treatment: a systematic review of the literatureGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, 4th Floor, Box 0320, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
CA Cancer J Clin 59:379-90. 2009..Further studies are needed to determine how best to implement DAs into practice, and whether they improve the consistency between patient preferences and treatment choice...
- Impact of changes in clinical practice guidelines on assessment of quality of careGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
Med Care 48:733-8. 2010..The impact of guideline changes over time-and whether evolving clinical evidence can render measures based on prior guidelines misleading-is not known...
- Frequency of stress testing to document ischemia prior to elective percutaneous coronary interventionGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
JAMA 300:1765-73. 2008..Guidelines call for documenting ischemia in patients with stable coronary artery disease prior to elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
- Why physicians favor use of percutaneous coronary intervention to medical therapy: a focus group studyGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1458-63. 2008..Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is performed in many patients with stable coronary artery disease, despite evidence of little clinical benefit over optimal medical therapy...
- Residents' perceptions of the effects of work hour limitations at a large teaching hospitalGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
Acad Med 81:63-7. 2006..To assess residents' perceptions of the impact of resident work hour restrictions on patient care, education, and job satisfaction...
- Resident perceptions of the impact of work hour limitationsGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 1364, SFGH, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:969-75. 2007..Mandatory work hour limitations for residents began in July 2003. There has been little evaluation of the impact of the new limitations on Internal Medicine residency training...
- Prediction of hospital acute myocardial infarction and heart failure 30-day mortality rates using publicly reported performance measuresDavid S Aaronson
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Healthc Qual 35:15-23. 2013..To identify an approach to summarizing publicly reported hospital performance data for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or heart failure (HF) that best predicts current year hospital mortality rates...
- Use of stress testing prior to percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stable coronary artery diseaseGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 7:1061-6. 2009....
- Preoperative medical testing in Medicare patients undergoing cataract surgeryCatherine L Chen
From the Departments of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care C L C, A W G, M M, M A G, Pediatrics N S B, and Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics W J B, R A D, Center for Healthcare Value C L C, G A L, N S B, R A D, Division of General Internal Medicine G A L, and Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies G A L, R A D, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco and Clay Software and Statistics, Ashland, OR T H C
N Engl J Med 372:1530-8. 2015..We sought to assess adherence to this guideline, estimate expenditures from potentially unnecessary testing, and identify patient and health care system characteristics associated with potentially unnecessary testing...
- Coverage for high-cost specialty drugs for rheumatoid arthritis in Medicare Part DJinoos Yazdany
University of California, San Francisco
Arthritis Rheumatol 67:1474-80. 2015..Our aim was to conduct the first systematic, national investigation of how Part D plans cover biologic DMARDs and to determine patients' financial burden under current cost-sharing structures...
- Cardiologists' use of percutaneous coronary interventions for stable coronary artery diseaseGrace A Lin
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, CA 94143 0124, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:1604-9. 2007..We sought to determine the influences on cardiologists' decision to perform elective PCI in patients with stable coronary artery disease...