David C Miller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond the headlines: improving the technical quality of radical prostatectomy
    David C Miller
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:1020-2. 2014
  2. pmc Payer leverage and hospital compliance with a benchmark: a population-based observational study
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:112. 2007
  3. pmc Large variations in Medicare payments for surgery highlight savings potential from bundled payment programs
    David C Miller
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2107-15. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of perineural invasion on prostate biopsy specimen and survival after radical prostatectomy
    John O Delancey
    University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 81:354-7. 2013
  5. pmc Understanding criteria for surveillance of patients with a small renal mass
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 79:1027-32. 2012
  6. pmc Long-term survival following partial vs radical nephrectomy among older patients with early-stage kidney cancer
    Hung Jui Tan
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 307:1629-35. 2012
  7. pmc Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 309:2587-95. 2013
  8. pmc A comparison of extraperitoneal and intraperitoneal approaches for robotic prostatectomy
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    Surg Innov 19:268-74. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Use of restaging bladder tumor resection for bladder cancer among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urology 78:1345-9. 2011
  10. pmc Technology diffusion and diagnostic testing for prostate cancer
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 190:1715-20. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond the headlines: improving the technical quality of radical prostatectomy
    David C Miller
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:1020-2. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Payer leverage and hospital compliance with a benchmark: a population-based observational study
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:112. 2007
    ..Thus, Medicare's transplant experience allows us to examine the role of payer leverage in motivating hospital benchmark compliance...
  3. pmc Large variations in Medicare payments for surgery highlight savings potential from bundled payment programs
    David C Miller
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2107-15. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of perineural invasion on prostate biopsy specimen and survival after radical prostatectomy
    John O Delancey
    University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 81:354-7. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Understanding criteria for surveillance of patients with a small renal mass
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 79:1027-32. 2012
    ..To better delineate which factors influence the decision to undergo active surveillance of small renal masses...
  6. pmc Long-term survival following partial vs radical nephrectomy among older patients with early-stage kidney cancer
    Hung Jui Tan
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 307:1629-35. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 309:2587-95. 2013
    ..The extent to which these advanced treatment technologies have disseminated among patients at low risk of dying from prostate cancer is uncertain...
  8. pmc A comparison of extraperitoneal and intraperitoneal approaches for robotic prostatectomy
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    Surg Innov 19:268-74. 2012
    ..This study compared oncologic and health-related quality-of-life outcomes among patients undergoing intraperitoneal or extraperitoneal robotic prostatectomy...
  9. doi request reprint Use of restaging bladder tumor resection for bladder cancer among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urology 78:1345-9. 2011
    ..Restaging bladder tumor resection improves staging accuracy and the response to intravesical therapy. However, its use outside of a tertiary care setting, and its subsequent clinical implications, are unknown...
  10. pmc Technology diffusion and diagnostic testing for prostate cancer
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 190:1715-20. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of regional technology penetration with the receipt of prostate specific antigen testing and prostate biopsy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improvement in clinical TNM staging documentation within a prostate cancer quality improvement collaborative
    Christopher P Filson
    Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative, Ann Arbor, MI Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
    Urology 83:781-6. 2014
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a feedback and educational intervention to increase documentation of clinical tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) stage among urologists in a statewide quality improvement collaborative...
  12. doi request reprint Understanding the role of percutaneous biopsy in the management of patients with a small renal mass
    Hung Jui Tan
    Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urology 79:372-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate patient and tumor characteristics associated with percutaneous renal mass biopsy (RMB) among patients with small renal masses (SRMs) and assessed the impact on clinical decision-making...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of RENAL nephrometry score with outcomes of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy
    Jonathan S Ellison
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Urol 20:564-70. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Longitudinal quality of life in low-income men in a state-funded prostate cancer treatment program
    Mary Wassel Zavala
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:200-14. 2008
    ..To evaluate longitudinal changes in disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among a cohort of low-income men treated for prostate cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Matched comparison of robotic vs laparoscopic nephroureterectomy: an initial experience
    Sapan N Ambani
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI Electronic address
    Urology 83:345-9. 2014
    ..To compare our initial robotic-assisted nephroureterectomy (RAN) experience with a well-established practice of performing laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LN) to treat upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  16. pmc Surgical approach and the use of lymphadenectomy and adrenalectomy among patients undergoing radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma
    Christopher P Filson
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:856-63. 2012
    ..We assessed the influence of tumor size and surgical approach on the use of lymphadenectomy and adrenalectomy with radical nephrectomy...
  17. doi request reprint A matched comparison of perioperative outcomes of a single laparoscopic surgeon versus a multisurgeon robot-assisted cohort for partial nephrectomy
    Jonathan S Ellison
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 188:45-50. 2012
    ..Perioperative outcomes and complications were compared...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of external-beam radiation approaches for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Department of Urology, Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:162-8. 2014
    ..Although allowing for the delivery of higher doses of radiation to the prostate, its effectiveness compared with the prior standard three-dimensional conformal therapy (3D-CRT) is uncertain...
  19. pmc Hospice use and high-intensity care in men dying of prostate cancer
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:204-10. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize hospice use by men dying of prostate cancer and to compare the use of high-intensity care between those who did or did not enroll in hospice...
  20. doi request reprint Identifying better practices for early-stage bladder cancer
    John Malcolm Hollingsworth
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Care 49:1112-7. 2011
    ..Practice guidelines for nonmuscle invasive (ie, early stage) bladder cancer are ambiguous, resulting in substantial practice variation without a clear patient benefit...
  21. doi request reprint Postoperative complications and long-term survival among patients treated surgically for renal cell carcinoma
    Hung Jui Tan
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 187:60-6. 2012
    ..We assessed the relationship between postoperative complications and long-term survival among patients treated surgically for kidney cancer...
  22. pmc Utilization and outcomes of inpatient surgical care at critical access hospitals in the United States
    Adam J Gadzinski
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:589-96. 2013
    ..There is a growing interest in the quality and cost of care provided at Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), a predominant source of care for many rural populations in the United States...
  23. pmc Surgeon characteristics and long-term trends in the adoption of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Christopher P Filson
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 185:2072-7. 2011
    ..We describe longitudinal trends in surgeon adoption of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy. We assessed whether this technique is associated with specific surgeon and/or practice setting characteristics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Regional collaboration to improve radiographic staging practices among men with early stage prostate cancer
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Urol 186:844-9. 2011
    ..We describe findings from a Urological Surgery Quality Collaborative project focused on improving the use of radiographic staging in men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Complications and failure to rescue after laparoscopic versus open radical nephrectomy
    Hung Jui Tan
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 186:1254-60. 2011
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Delays in diagnosis and bladder cancer mortality
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Cancer 116:5235-42. 2010
    ..Although screening currently is not recommended, better medical care of patients who are at risk (ie, those with hematuria) has the potential to improve outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term oncologic outcomes of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy for renal-cell carcinoma
    Anudeep Mukkamala
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Endourol 28:649-54. 2014
    ..Conclusions: Cancer recurrence after MIPN, in a cohort of patients with mostly pT1 tumors, is rare. Recurrence and overall survival are associated with nonmodifiable factors rather than technical ones. ..
  28. pmc Use of nephron-sparing surgery among renal cell carcinoma patients with diabetes and hypertension
    Christopher P Filson
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Urol Oncol 32:27.e15-21. 2014
    ..We assessed the prevalence of NSS among RCC patients with pre-existing diabetes or hypertension or both, who participated in a population-based epidemiologic RCC study...
  29. doi request reprint Understanding prostate cancer spending growth among Medicare beneficiaries
    Yun Zhang
    Department of Urology, Dow Division of Health and Services Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 77:326-31. 2011
    ..Growth in prostate cancer spending continues to outpace that for overall health expenditures, garnering nearly $7 billion annually...
  30. doi request reprint Population-level comparative effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open radical nephrectomy for patients with kidney cancer
    Hung Jui Tan
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Cancer 117:4184-93. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Tumor enucleation vs sharp excision in minimally invasive partial nephrectomy: technical benefit without impact on functional or oncologic outcomes
    Anudeep Mukkamala
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
    Urology 83:1294-9. 2014
    ..To present the benefits and utility of tumor enucleation as an alternative technique to sharp excision during minimally invasive partial nephrectomy (MIPN)...
  32. pmc Prostate cancer severity among low income, uninsured men
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 181:579-83; discussion 583-4. 2009
    ..Therefore, we evaluated trends in prostate cancer severity in an ethnically diverse cohort of low income, uninsured men served by a state funded public health program in California...
  33. doi request reprint Urologists and the patient centered medical home
    Joseph W Sakshaug
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 190:1345-9. 2013
    ..To assess the feasibility of the urology based patient centered medical home, we analyzed national survey data...
  34. pmc Anticipating the effects of accountable care organizations for inpatient surgery
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:549-54. 2013
    ....
  35. pmc Physician practices and readiness for medical home reforms: policy, pitfalls, and possibilities
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:486-508. 2012
    ..To determine the proportion of physician practices in the United States that currently meets medical home criteria...
  36. doi request reprint The economic burden of prostate cancer survivorship care
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    J Urol 184:532-8. 2010
    ..As a result, survivors have a protracted course, harboring considerable clinical and economic implications. Thus, we investigated the extent to which health service use and expenditures vary during continuing prostate cancer care...
  37. doi request reprint Accuracy of determining small renal mass management with risk stratified biopsies: confirmation by final pathology
    Schuyler J Halverson
    Medical School, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 189:441-6. 2013
    ..We assess the accuracy of a biopsy directed treatment algorithm in correctly assigning active surveillance vs treatment in patients with small renal masses by comparing biopsy results with final surgical pathology...
  38. pmc Does robotic technology mitigate the challenges of large prostate size?
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 76:1117-21. 2010
    ..For this reason, we undertook a study to better understand the relationships between large prostate size and robotic prostatectomy outcomes with respect to intraoperative and pathologic factors...
  39. doi request reprint Robot-assisted retroperitoneal partial nephrectomy: technique and perioperative results
    Alon Z Weizer
    Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Endourol 25:553-7. 2011
    ..We describe a robot-assisted retroperitoneal approach for the management of posterior renal masses. Our early results suggest reduced perioperative morbidity with the ability to manage more complex tumors...
  40. doi request reprint Establishment of a urological surgery quality collaborative
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    J Urol 184:2485-90. 2010
    ..We describe the establishment of the Urological Surgery Quality Collaborative including our pilot project to improve radiographic staging for men with prostate cancer...
  41. pmc Initial patterns of care with oral targeted therapies for patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Christopher P Filson
    Department of Urology, Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    Urology 77:825-830.e1. 2011
    ..To characterize the contemporary use of oral-targeted therapies (ie, sunitinib, sorafenib) among patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and to assess the factors associated with short-term and sequential treatment...
  42. pmc The demographic burden of urologic diseases in America
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 36:11-27, v. 2009
    ..This article details major initial findings from the Urologic Diseases in America project with respect to the demographic impact of the most common benign, malignant, and pediatric urologic conditions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators in the management of bladder cancer
    Jeffrey S Montgomery
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:492-500. 2013
    ..This article proposes an initial set of quality indicators for both non-muscle-invasive and muscle-invasive bladder cancer based on established clinical guidelines and the available literature...
  44. ncbi request reprint Inpatient urological surgery at critical access hospitals in the United States
    Adam J Gadzinski
    Departments of Urology and Surgery JBD, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Urol 189:1475-80. 2013
    ..To better understand urological care delivery in rural communities, we evaluated the utilization, outcomes and costs of inpatient urological surgery at critical access hospitals...
  45. doi request reprint Specialty care and the patient-centered medical home
    John M Hollingsworth
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    Med Care 49:4-9. 2011
    ..Such collaboration may require a new equilibrium in chronic disease care, with some of the routine follow-up currently provided by specialists reallocated to PCPs and their medical home teams...
  46. doi request reprint Cancer-specific survival outcomes among patients treated during the cytokine era of kidney cancer (1989-2005): a benchmark for emerging targeted cancer therapies
    Arie S Belldegrun
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Cancer 113:2457-63. 2008
    ..The management of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is evolving toward less extirpative surgery and the use of targeted therapy. The authors set out to provide a benchmark against which emerging therapies should be measured...
  47. doi request reprint Primary and salvage cryotherapy for prostate cancer
    David S Finley
    Department of Urology, Institute of Urologic Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 924 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 1050, Box 957207, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7207, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 37:67-82, Table of Contents. 2010
    ..Emerging data suggest that, in select cases, cryoablation may have a role in focal ablation of prostate. The current state of the art of cryoablation in these applications is reviewed...
  48. pmc Contemporary clinical epidemiology of renal cell carcinoma: insight from a population based case-control study
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan and Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Urol 184:2254-8. 2010
    ..To clarify the contemporary clinical epidemiology of renal cell carcinoma we present trends in clinical presentation and treatment in patients enrolled in a population based case-control study...
  49. doi request reprint The delivery of prostate cancer care in the United States: implications for delivery system reform
    Ted A Skolarus
    Division of Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    J Urol 184:2279-84. 2010
    ..To better understand care coordination in the context of prostate cancer we examined how the delivery of prostate cancer care is partitioned across primary care providers and specialists...
  50. pmc Logic regression for provider effects on kidney cancer treatment delivery
    Mousumi Banerjee
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Comput Math Methods Med 2014:316935. 2014
    ..Results from our study can show efforts towards dismantling the barriers to adoption of innovative treatment modalities, ultimately improving the quality of care provided to patients with kidney cancer. ..
  51. pmc Racial disparities in access to care for men in a public assistance program for prostate cancer
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    J Community Health 33:318-35. 2008
    ..The greater satisfaction and confidence among Hispanic men are explained by modifiable variables that suggest avenues for improvement...
  52. pmc External validation of a claims-based algorithm for classifying kidney-cancer surgeries
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:92. 2009
    ..To achieve this aim, we compared procedure assignments based on Medicare claims with the type of surgery specified in SEER registry data and clinical operative reports...