D Meltzer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What's in a name generator? Choosing the right name generators for social network surveys in healthcare quality and safety research
    Ronald S Burt
    Booth Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:992-1000. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Minimal modeling approaches to value of information analysis for health research
    David O Meltzer
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:E1-E22. 2011
  3. pmc Comparative effectiveness research for antipsychotic medications: how much is enough?
    David O Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w794-808. 2009
  4. pmc The economics of intense exercise
    David O Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Econ 29:347-52. 2010
  5. pmc Exploring the use of social network methods in designing healthcare quality improvement teams
    David Meltzer
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1119-30. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The economics of comparative effectiveness studies: societal and private perspectives and their implications for prioritizing public investments in comparative effectiveness research
    David Meltzer
    Department of Medicine, Department of Economics, and Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:843-53. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Accounting for future costs in medical cost-effectiveness analysis
    D Meltzer
    University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Econ 16:33-64. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Does competition under Medicare Prospective Payment selectively reduce expenditures on high-cost patients?
    David Meltzer
    University of Chicago, USA
    Rand J Econ 33:447-68. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of physician experience on costs and outcomes on an academic general medicine service: results of a trial of hospitalists
    David Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:866-74. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies in the "societal perspective" on costs of the Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine
    D Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Economics, and Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 19:371-7. 1999

Research Grants

  1. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Hospital Medicine and Economics Centers for Education & Research for Therapeutics
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Effects of Hospitalists in Medicare Data
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. MD/PhD Program in Medicine, Social Sciences and Aging
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2005
  9. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003
  10. A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTS
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. doi request reprint What's in a name generator? Choosing the right name generators for social network surveys in healthcare quality and safety research
    Ronald S Burt
    Booth Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:992-1000. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Minimal modeling approaches to value of information analysis for health research
    David O Meltzer
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 31:E1-E22. 2011
    ..The authors conclude that minimal modeling approaches to VOI can be readily applied in some instances to estimate the expected benefits of clinical research...
  3. pmc Comparative effectiveness research for antipsychotic medications: how much is enough?
    David O Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w794-808. 2009
    ..Our work suggests that additional research to increase the precision of comparisons of the effectiveness of antipsychotics would be well worth the cost...
  4. pmc The economics of intense exercise
    David O Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Econ 29:347-52. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Exploring the use of social network methods in designing healthcare quality improvement teams
    David Meltzer
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1119-30. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The economics of comparative effectiveness studies: societal and private perspectives and their implications for prioritizing public investments in comparative effectiveness research
    David Meltzer
    Department of Medicine, Department of Economics, and Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 28:843-53. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Accounting for future costs in medical cost-effectiveness analysis
    D Meltzer
    University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Econ 16:33-64. 1997
    ..In older populations, current methods overstate the cost-effectiveness of interventions which extend life compared to interventions which improve the quality of life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does competition under Medicare Prospective Payment selectively reduce expenditures on high-cost patients?
    David Meltzer
    University of Chicago, USA
    Rand J Econ 33:447-68. 2002
    ..We conclude that competition and PPS selectively reduced spending among the most expensive patients and that careful assessment of these patients' outcomes is important...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of physician experience on costs and outcomes on an academic general medicine service: results of a trial of hospitalists
    David Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:866-74. 2002
    ..Hospitalists may decrease costs and improve outcomes in hospitalized patients, but existing evidence is limited and has not identified mechanisms for such effects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inconsistencies in the "societal perspective" on costs of the Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine
    D Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Economics, and Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 19:371-7. 1999
    ..This can be corrected by including total consumption minus production in added life-years among costs...
  11. pmc Patterns of prostate cancer treatment by clinical stage and age
    D Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Economics, and Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:126-8. 2001
    ..This study analyzed prostate cancer treatment rates by age and clinical stage and contrasted these with rates by most accurate stage...
  12. ncbi request reprint Addressing uncertainty in medical cost-effectiveness analysis implications of expected utility maximization for methods to perform sensitivity analysis and the use of cost-effectiveness analysis to set priorities for medical research
    D Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Econ 20:109-29. 2001
    ..These approaches suggest methods by which the vast cost-effectiveness literature may help inform priorities for medical research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of future costs on cost-effectiveness of medical interventions among young adults: the example of intensive therapy for type 1 diabetes mellitus
    D Meltzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 38:679-85. 2000
    ..This article examines the effect of including future costs on the cost-effectiveness of intensive therapy for type 1 diabetes mellitus among young adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint How patients with diabetes perceive their risk for major complications
    D Meltzer
    University of Chicago, Ill, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 3:7-15. 2000
    ..However, little is known about patient perceptions of these risks...
  15. ncbi request reprint Design and evaluation of a workplace intervention to promote organ donation
    Michael T Quinn
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Prog Transplant 16:253-9. 2006
    ..A number of efforts have been made to improve rates of deceased organ donation. However, few have been specifically designed for implementation in the workplace...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of a self-report-generated Charlson Comorbidity Index for predicting mortality
    Saima Chaudhry
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 43:607-15. 2005
    ..Limitations in both sources have fueled interest in using patient self-report as an alternative. However, little data exist on whether self-reported Charlson Indices predict mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hospitalists and the doctor-patient relationship
    D Meltzer
    Department of Medicine, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, USA
    J Legal Stud 30:589-606. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of risk-management plans
    David Meltzer
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:681-3. 2007
    ..This is precisely the motivation for calls for greater attention to the potential use of risk-management plans in drug evaluation...
  19. pmc Medication discrepancies in resident sign-outs and their potential to harm
    Vineet Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1751-5. 2007
    ..The accuracy of information transferred during hand-offs is uncertain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predicting utility ratings for joint health States from single health States in prostate cancer: empirical testing of 3 alternative theories
    William Dale
    University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:102-12. 2008
    ..The authors compared these 3 models for predicting joint-state utilities from single-state utilities in men at the time of prostate biopsies...
  21. doi request reprint A linear index for predicting joint health-states utilities from single health-states utilities
    Anirban Basu
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Center for Health and the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Health Econ 18:403-19. 2009
    ..Further validation of this function for joint health states in other clinical scenarios is warranted...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving sleep hygiene of medical interns: can the sleep, alertness, and fatigue education in residency program help?
    Vineet M Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Mail Code 2007, Ste AMB W216, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1738-44. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Physical and mental health in adults hospitalized with sickle cell disease: impact on resource use
    Nicole Artz
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:139-44. 2009
    ..However, the effect of mental and physical functional status on acute care resource use is unknown...
  24. pmc Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria isolated from older versus younger hospitalized adults: results of a two-centre study
    Stephen G Weber
    Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:1291-8. 2009
    ..To compare the proportion of antimicrobial-resistant strains among bacterial isolates from younger and older hospital patients and to quantify changes in the proportion of antimicrobial-resistant strains in both groups over time...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of clinician advice and patient preparedness to quit on subsequent quit attempts in hospitalized smokers
    Lisa M Shah
    Program in Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:26-32. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess preparedness to quit smoking and quit behaviors...
  26. doi request reprint A time tradeoff method for eliciting partner's quality of life due to patient's health states in prostate cancer
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:355-65. 2010
    ..Cost-effectiveness analyses may better reflect the full costs and benefits of medical interventions if they incorporate the effects of patients' health on their family members...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint The prevalence, correlates, and impact of logically inconsistent preferences in utility assessments for joint health states in prostate cancer
    William Dale
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Med Care 49:59-66. 2011
    ..One potential source of error is when joint health state (JS) utilities are rated higher than the embedded single state (SS) utilities. Knowing when and in whom this occurs can improve cost-effectiveness analyses...
  29. doi request reprint The Curriculum for the Hospitalized Aging Medical Patient program: a collaborative faculty development program for hospitalists, general internists, and geriatricians
    Paula M Podrazik
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:384-93. 2008
    ..The aim of CHAMP is to increase the quantity and quality of teaching of geriatric medicine pertinent to the inpatient setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint A prognostic model for 1-year mortality in older adults after hospital discharge
    Stacie K Levine
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Am J Med 120:455-60. 2007
    ..To develop and validate a prognostic index for 1-year mortality of hospitalized older adults using standard administrative data readily available after discharge...
  31. ncbi request reprint Value of information on preference heterogeneity and individualized care
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:112-27. 2007
    ..However, there may be considerable value in identifying when treatments are cost-effective for individual patients given their preferences or other personal attributes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pain and satisfaction with pain control in hospitalized medical patients: no such thing as low risk
    Chad T Whelan
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:175-80. 2004
    ..We studied the prevalence of pain and satisfaction with pain control in a general medicine inpatient service to determine if this population was at low risk for pain...
  33. pmc The role of anxiety in prostate carcinoma: a structured review of the literature
    William Dale
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cancer 104:467-78. 2005
    ..Many years after therapy for localized disease, anxiety levels were lower after prostatectomy (23%) compared with the levels after watchful waiting (31%)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Implications of spillover effects within the family for medical cost-effectiveness analysis
    Anirban Basu
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Office B201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Econ 24:751-73. 2005
    ..However, concerns about equity present a dilemma for the practice of CEA from the societal perspective...
  35. ncbi request reprint Extending the validity of the Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer (MAX-PC) at the time of prostate biopsy in a racially-mixed population
    William Dale
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago 60637, USA
    Psychooncology 16:493-8. 2007
    ..57). Anxiety levels were not correlated with PSA levels, and there were minor differences in the validation findings by race. The validity of the MAX-PC-PCAS extends to men without cancer undergoing biopsy and to African-Americans...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effects of on-duty napping on intern sleep time and fatigue
    Vineet Arora
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:792-8. 2006
    ..Naps during extended work shifts are effective in reducing fatigue in other industries, but the use of a nap as a countermeasure to prevent fatigue in residents is uncertain...
  37. pmc Effect of the inpatient general medicine rotation on student pursuit of a generalist career
    Vineet Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:471-5. 2006
    ..Entry into general internal medicine (GIM) has declined. The effect of the inpatient general medicine rotation on medical student career choices is uncertain...
  38. doi request reprint Prioritizing future research on off-label prescribing: results of a quantitative evaluation
    Surrey M Walton
    Chicago Area Developing Evidence to Inform Decisions about Effectiveness DEcIDE Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:1443-52. 2008
    ..To develop a prioritized list of individual drugs for which future research regarding off-label uses is warranted...
  39. pmc Impact of interpreter services on delivery of health care to limited-English-proficient patients
    E A Jacobs
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care and Collaborative Research Unit, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:468-74. 2001
    ..To determine whether professional interpreter services increase the delivery of health care to limited-English-proficient patients...
  40. doi request reprint Beefing up with the Chans: evidence for the effects of relative income and income inequality on health from the China Health and Nutrition Survey
    Zhuo Chen
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
    Soc Sci Med 66:2206-17. 2008
    ..Hence, the present study provides evidence supporting the hypothesis that relative income and income inequality affect obesity and hypertension, but no evidence that the effects on hypertension operated through effects on obesity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Waiting for organ transplantation: results of an analysis by an Institute of Medicine Committee
    Robert D Gibbons
    Center for Health Statistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Biostatistics 4:207-22. 2003
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe both the results of the study and the statistical foundations of the mixed-effects multinomial logistic regression model that led to the committee's conclusions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Continuity of antibiotic therapy in patients admitted from the emergency department
    Manish N Shah
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and the Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:117-23. 2003
    ..We describe discontinuities in antibiotic therapy in patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted from the emergency department (ED) to an inpatient unit...
  43. ncbi request reprint Toward a 21st-century health care system: recommendations for health care reform
    Kenneth Arrow
    Department of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 6072, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:493-5. 2009
    ..8. Create a health coverage board with broad stakeholder representation to determine and periodically update the affordable standard benefit package available through state or regional insurance exchanges...
  44. doi request reprint Patient preferences in instructional advance directives
    Elmer D Abbo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:555-62. 2008
    ..Instructional advance directives (ADs) are traditionally written to apply in terminal illness. As such, they do not readily capture patient preferences for care in acute and chronic illness...
  45. doi request reprint What does the value of modern medicine say about the $50,000 per quality-adjusted life-year decision rule?
    R Scott Braithwaite
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Med Care 46:349-56. 2008
    ..However, many investigators have questioned the scientific basis of this rule, and it has not been updated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician communication about out-of-pocket costs
    G Caleb Alexander
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    JAMA 290:953-8. 2003
    ..Previous research suggests that these costs are associated with medication nonadherence and considerable economic burden among some patients. Little is known about patient-physician communication regarding these costs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of student duty hours policy on teaching and satisfaction of 3rd year medical students
    Vineet M Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Am J Med 119:1089-95. 2006
  48. pmc Barriers to patient-physician communication about out-of-pocket costs
    G Caleb Alexander
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:856-60. 2004
    ..Though many patients and physicians believe that they should discuss out-of-pocket costs, research suggests that they infrequently do...
  49. ncbi request reprint Physician strategies to reduce patients' out-of-pocket prescription costs
    G Caleb Alexander
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, MacLean Center for Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:633-6. 2005
    ..Physicians often do not communicate with patients about out-of-pocket costs, although research indicates that physicians and patients value such discussion...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluating resident duty hour reforms: more work to do
    David O Meltzer
    JAMA 298:1055-7. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Consumers' perceptions about risk of and access to nonprescription medications
    G Caleb Alexander
    Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:363-70. 2005
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Do hospitalists or physicians with greater inpatient HIV experience improve HIV care in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy? Results from a multicenter trial of academic hospitalists
    John A Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1085-92. 2008
    ..Hospitalists are caring for this population with increasing frequency...
  55. ncbi request reprint Using assessing care of vulnerable elders quality indicators to measure quality of hospital care for vulnerable elders
    Vineet M Arora
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1705-11. 2007
    ..To assess the quality of care for hospitalized vulnerable elders using measures based on Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE) quality indicators (QIs)...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Association of workload of on-call medical interns with on-call sleep duration, shift duration, and participation in educational activities
    Vineet M Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    JAMA 300:1146-53. 2008
    ..Further restrictions in resident duty hours are being considered, and it is important to understand the association between workload, sleep loss, shift duration, and the educational time of on-call medical interns...
  58. 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)...
  59. 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...
  60. 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)...
  61. ncbi request reprint How do residents learn? The development of practice styles in a residency program
    Paul J Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:166-72. 2003
    ..To determine if resident interactions that occur during rotations may influence resident learning and help explain practice styles in a residency program...
  62. ncbi request reprint Lack of effect of guideline changes on LDL cholesterol reporting and control for diabetes visits in the U.S., 1995-2004
    Y Richard Wang
    Public Policy Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, FOC 3 CE 417, 1800 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19850 5437, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2942-4. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Screening and treatment of hypercholesterolemia for prevention of coronary heart disease
    Y Richard Wang
    Public Policy Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Delaware 19850, USA
    Manag Care Interface 19:25-9. 2006
    ..Drug therapy recommendation also decreasedwith greater NCEP risk. Despite improvements, underscreening and undertreatment of hypercholesterolemia persists in outpatient visits...

Research Grants19

  1. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
  2. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Hospital Medicine and Economics Centers for Education & Research for Therapeutics
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Hospital Medicine and Economics CERT will also gain national scope and impact through an important partnership with the Society of Hospital Medicine, and through affiliation with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). ..
  4. Effects of Hospitalists in Medicare Data
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. MD/PhD Program in Medicine, Social Sciences and Aging
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  8. Effectiveness of TEACH Research
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
  10. A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTS
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Specific Aim number 3- To assess the effects of hospitalists on housestaff and medical student education and satisfaction. This will be accomplished by surveys administered to medical students and housestaff. ..
  11. A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTS
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Specific Aim number 3- To assess the effects of hospitalists on housestaff and medical student education and satisfaction. This will be accomplished by surveys administered to medical students and housestaff. ..
  12. Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/Treatment
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
  13. A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTS
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Specific Aim number 3- To assess the effects of hospitalists on housestaff and medical student education and satisfaction. This will be accomplished by surveys administered to medical students and housestaff. ..