ALAN SIMON PICKARD

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of chronic conditions on stated preferences for health
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 14:697-702. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Prioritizing comparative-effectiveness research topics via stakeholder involvement: an application in COPD
    A S Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 90:888-92. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of depressive symptoms in stroke and primary care: applying Rasch models to evaluate the center for epidemiologic studies-depression scale
    A Simon Pickard
    College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Value Health 9:59-64. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An update on evidence of clinical pharmacy services' impact on health-related quality of life
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Center for Pharmacoeconomics Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7230, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1623-34. 2006
  5. pmc Proxy assessment of health-related quality of life in african american and white respondents with prostate cancer: perspective matters
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Med Care 47:176-83. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychometric comparison of the standard EQ-5D to a 5 level version in cancer patients
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, and Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 45:259-63. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Use of a preference-based measure of health (EQ-5D) in COPD and asthma
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 102:519-36. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Health utilities using the EQ-5D in studies of cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    College of Pharmacy, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:365-84. 2007
  9. pmc Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:70. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Coded cause of death and timing of COPD diagnosis
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    COPD 6:41-7. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint The effect of chronic conditions on stated preferences for health
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 14:697-702. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if specific conditions affect the valuation of health using a generic measure...
  2. doi request reprint Prioritizing comparative-effectiveness research topics via stakeholder involvement: an application in COPD
    A S Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 90:888-92. 2011
    ..In this article, we describe a process for involving experts and stakeholders in identifying and prioritizing CER studies, as illustrated by our experience in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of depressive symptoms in stroke and primary care: applying Rasch models to evaluate the center for epidemiologic studies-depression scale
    A Simon Pickard
    College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Value Health 9:59-64. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint An update on evidence of clinical pharmacy services' impact on health-related quality of life
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Center for Pharmacoeconomics Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7230, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1623-34. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Proxy assessment of health-related quality of life in african american and white respondents with prostate cancer: perspective matters
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Med Care 47:176-83. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychometric comparison of the standard EQ-5D to a 5 level version in cancer patients
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, and Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 45:259-63. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Use of a preference-based measure of health (EQ-5D) in COPD and asthma
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 102:519-36. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper was to synthesize literature on the validity and reliability of EQ-5D use in studies of asthma and COPD, and estimate EQ-5D utility scores associated with stage of disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health utilities using the EQ-5D in studies of cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    College of Pharmacy, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:365-84. 2007
    ..This review provides utility estimates for cancer patients across a wide range of cancer subtypes, treatment regimens and tumour stage(s) that may inform the modelling of outcomes in economic evaluations of cancer treatment...
  9. pmc Estimation of minimally important differences in EQ-5D utility and VAS scores in cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:70. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to provide a range of estimates of minimally important differences (MIDs) in EQ-5D scores in cancer and to determine if estimates are comparable in lung cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Coded cause of death and timing of COPD diagnosis
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 S Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    COPD 6:41-7. 2009
    ..Thus, methods used to identify cohorts of COPD patients, i.e., incidence versus prevalence-based approaches, and coded cause of death can affect estimates of cause-specific mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for disease state management in prostate cancer
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Dis Manag 8:235-44. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint A patient-based utility measure of health for clinical trials of cancer therapy based on the European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7230, USA
    Value Health 12:977-88. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to: 1) map QLQ-C30 responses onto patient time trade-off utility scores; and 2) compare a multiattribute approach to a global evaluation approach to modeling utility scores...
  13. pmc Proxy evaluation of health-related quality of life: a conceptual framework for understanding multiple proxy perspectives
    A Simon Pickard
    College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Care 43:493-9. 2005
    ..Future research and use of proxy raters of HRQL in clinical trials, population health monitoring, resource allocation, and clinical management can be informed by explicit consideration of the suggested framework...
  14. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of generic health-related quality of life measures in stroke
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:207-19. 2005
    ..To compare five preference-based generic measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in terms of change scores, correlations among change scores, responsiveness, and quality adjusted life-years (QALYs) gained...
  15. pmc Are decisions using cost-utility analyses robust to choice of SF-36/SF-12 preference-based algorithm?
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, Room 164, 833 S, Wood St MC886, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to illustrate how decision-making could be affected by the choice of preference-based algorithms for the SF-36 and SF-12, and provide some guidance on selecting an appropriate algorithm...
  16. pmc Comparison of health-related quality of life measures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    A Simon Pickard
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:26. 2011
    ..e., EQ-5D and SF-36); and (2), to evaluate the strength of associations among clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQL) measures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Agreement between patient and proxy assessments of health-related quality of life after stroke using the EQ-5D and Health Utilities Index
    A Simon Pickard
    College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Stroke 35:607-12. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine patient-proxy agreement on the domains and summary scores of the EQ-5D and Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3) after stroke...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating equivalency between response systems: application of the Rasch model to a 3-level and 5-level EQ-5D
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Med Care 45:812-9. 2007
    ..The objectives were to examine equivalency of meaning between 3L and 5L response systems, and to psychometrically derive a system of weights that facilitate conversion of 3L preference-based algorithms to a 5L system...
  19. doi request reprint Mortality risk in patients receiving drug regimens with theophylline for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:1039-53. 2009
    ..To evaluate outcomes associated with six treatment regimens with theophylline versus each regimen without theophylline in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pain and depression in caregivers affected their perception of pain in stroke patients
    Shih Ying Hung
    Department of Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin at Madison, College of Pharmacy, Madison, WI 53705 2222, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:963-70. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if caregiver depressive symptoms and/or pain systematically affected patient-proxy agreement on patient HRQL after stroke...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of patient functional status after surgery
    Martin McCarthy
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:171-8. 2005
    ..A new functional status assessment instrument, the Activities Assessment Scale (AAS), was designed for a randomized clinical trial evaluating laparoscopic versus open hernia repair procedures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk for death associated with medications for recently diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:380-90. 2008
    ..Concerns exist regarding increased risk for mortality associated with some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) medications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Estimation of patient preference-based utility weights from the functional assessment of cancer therapy - general
    Deborah Dobrez
    Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Value Health 10:266-72. 2007
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  24. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research: Relevance and applications to pharmacy
    Glen T Schumock
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 South Wood Street M C 886, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:1278-86. 2009
    ..An overview of the emerging field of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and its relevance to pharmacists and pharmacy-based decision-makers is provided...
  25. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with tiotropium use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1403-10. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of regimens containing tiotropium bromide vs other medication regimens for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in real-world clinical settings...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw
    Courtney D Krueger
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:276-84. 2007
    ..To review the risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw associated with bisphosphonates...
  27. doi request reprint Medication adherence and persistence in the last year of life in COPD patients
    EunMi Jung
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Med 103:525-34. 2009
    ..To examine medication adherence and persistence among COPD patients during their last year of life...
  28. doi request reprint A median model for predicting United States population-based EQ-5D health state preferences
    James W Shaw
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Value Health 13:278-88. 2010
    ..This research was conducted to develop an improved model for predicting median preferences for EQ-5D health states for the US population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Visual analog scales for assessing surgical pain
    Martin McCarthy
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:245-52. 2005
    ..The Surgical Pain Scales (SPS) measure pain while at rest, pain during normal activities, pain during work or exercise, and pain unpleasantness...
  30. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis: a comorbid marker for longer life?
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:380-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to describe the impact of selected diseases involving chronic inflammation (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis) on mortality...
  31. doi request reprint Statistical implications of utility weighted and equally weighted HRQL measures: an empirical study
    Caitlyn T Wilke
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Health Econ 19:101-10. 2010
    ..Because utility weights can affect the statistical properties and significance of results, the summary score selected should be appropriate to the purpose of the study and population of interest...
  32. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the EuroQol-5D and Short Form-6D in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Rohit Aggarwal
    Section of Rheumatology, Rush University Medical Center, College of Nursing, 1725 W Harrison Street, Room 1017, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:1209-16. 2009
    ..We evaluated the psychometric properties of 2 widely used preference-based generic HRQOL measures, EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D) and Short Form-6D (SF-6D), among United States patients with SLE...
  33. ncbi request reprint Costs and cost effectiveness of a health care provider-directed intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening among Veterans
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8877-83. 2005
    ..The objective of this secondary analysis was to assess the cost effectiveness of the colorectal cancer screening promotion intervention...
  34. pmc Conceptual development of a measure to assess pharmacists' knowledge of herbal and dietary supplements
    Hsiang Wen Lin
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research and Depts of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7230, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 72:59. 2008
    ..To describe the conceptual development of a measure for assessing pharmacist knowledge of herbal and dietary supplements...
  35. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of azelastine nasal spray for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
    Todd A Lee
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:852-9. 2007
    ..To systematically review the efficacy of azelastine nasal spray for the treatment of allergic rhinitis...
  36. ncbi request reprint A structured review of the relationship between microalbuminuria and cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension
    Hayley Y Park
    Center for Pharmacoeconomics Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:1611-6. 2003
    ..To quantify the relative risk of cardiovascular events associated with microalbuminuria in patients with both diabetes mellitus and hypertension...
  37. ncbi request reprint Importation of prescription medications: experiences, opinions, and intended behaviors of U.S. community pharmacists
    A Simon Pickard
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:666-72. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of oral direct thrombin inhibitors on anticoagulation clinics
    Edith A Nutescu
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:1204-12. 2004
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Research Grants1

  1. Proxy Perspective on Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer
    ALAN PICKARD; Fiscal Year: 2005
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