Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the pharmacologic management of atrial fibrillation: Data from the Veterans Affairs health system
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation Center, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, IA General Internal Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa, IA Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:53-9.e1. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives of dabigatran: analysis of online discussion forums
    Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation CADRE Center, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Patient 7:47-54. 2014
  3. pmc The impact of paradoxical comorbidities on risk-adjusted mortality of Medicare beneficiaries with cardiovascular disease
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation CADRE, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Medicare Medicaid Res Rev 1:E1-17. 2011
  4. pmc Racial segregation and disparities in health care delivery: conceptual model and empirical assessment
    Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin
    Center for Research in Innovative Implementation Strategies for Practice CRIISP, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1424-44. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Trends during 1993-2004 in the availability and use of revascularization after acute myocardial infarction in markets affected by certificate of need regulations
    Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, IA University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:213-31. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Racial differences in hospital use after acute myocardial infarction: does residential segregation play a role?
    Mary Vaughan Sarrazin
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w368-78. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of Iowa case management on provisions of social support for substance abuse clients
    Mary Vaughan Sarrazin
    Center for Addictions Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Care Manag J 5:3-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient and hospital differences underlying racial variation in outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Suma H Konety
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Circulation 111:1210-6. 2005
  9. pmc Mortality of Department of Veterans Affairs patients undergoing coronary revascularization in private sector hospitals
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    CRIISP 152, Iowa City VA Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1802-21. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume-outcome relationships among medical admissions to ICUs
    Lakshmi Durairaj
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA
    Chest 128:1682-9. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the pharmacologic management of atrial fibrillation: Data from the Veterans Affairs health system
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation Center, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, IA General Internal Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa, IA Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:53-9.e1. 2014
    ..This study investigates changes in the use of oral rate and rhythm control therapy for AF during fiscal years 2002 through 2011 in the US Veterans Affairs (VA) health system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives of dabigatran: analysis of online discussion forums
    Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation CADRE Center, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Patient 7:47-54. 2014
    ..The abundance of Internet-based discussion forums and support groups related to AF or anticoagulation may provide a low-cost resource for assessing patient experiences...
  3. pmc The impact of paradoxical comorbidities on risk-adjusted mortality of Medicare beneficiaries with cardiovascular disease
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center, Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation CADRE, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Medicare Medicaid Res Rev 1:E1-17. 2011
    ..Some models include comorbid conditions that are associated with improved mortality while other models exclude these so-called paradoxical conditions. The impact of these conditions on patient risk assessments is unknown...
  4. pmc Racial segregation and disparities in health care delivery: conceptual model and empirical assessment
    Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin
    Center for Research in Innovative Implementation Strategies for Practice CRIISP, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1424-44. 2009
    ..This study examines two dimensions of racial segregation across hospitals, using a disease for which substantial disparities have been documented...
  5. doi request reprint Trends during 1993-2004 in the availability and use of revascularization after acute myocardial infarction in markets affected by certificate of need regulations
    Mary S Vaughan Sarrazin
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, IA University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:213-31. 2010
    ..Reimbursement, ease of use, clinician endorsement, and technological advances in PCI may outweigh effects of CON...
  6. doi request reprint Racial differences in hospital use after acute myocardial infarction: does residential segregation play a role?
    Mary Vaughan Sarrazin
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w368-78. 2009
    ..Eliminating health care disparities may require policies that address social factors leading to segregation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of Iowa case management on provisions of social support for substance abuse clients
    Mary Vaughan Sarrazin
    Center for Addictions Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Care Manag J 5:3-11. 2004
    ..However, the effectiveness of case management in improving social support appears to be limited to clients who are married or have significant partners...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient and hospital differences underlying racial variation in outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Suma H Konety
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Circulation 111:1210-6. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined the association of race and outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery while controlling for both patient and hospital effects...
  9. pmc Mortality of Department of Veterans Affairs patients undergoing coronary revascularization in private sector hospitals
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    CRIISP 152, Iowa City VA Medical Center, 601 Highway 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1802-21. 2007
    ..This study estimates whether use of VA services is a marker for increased risk by comparing outcomes of VA users and other patients undergoing coronary revascularization in private sector hospitals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume-outcome relationships among medical admissions to ICUs
    Lakshmi Durairaj
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA
    Chest 128:1682-9. 2005
    ..Positive relationships between hospital volume and outcomes have been demonstrated for several surgeries and medical conditions. However, little is known about the volume-outcome relationship in patients admitted to medical ICUs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in revascularization rates among patients with similar insurance coverage
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1132-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to assess racial disparities in coronary revascularization among white, black, and Hispanic patients with similar insurance coverage hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in admissions to high-quality hospitals for coronary heart disease
    Ioana Popescu
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1209-15. 2010
    ..Research increasingly shows that blacks with coronary heart disease (CHD) are treated at lower-quality hospitals. Little is known about racial differences in admission to high-quality hospitals...
  13. pmc Acute myocardial infarction and coronary artery bypass grafting outcomes in specialty and general hospitals: analysis of state inpatient data
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Mail Stop 152, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:62-78. 2010
    ..Compare characteristics and outcomes of patients hospitalized in specialty cardiac and general hospitals for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  14. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of America's lowest-performing hospitals: an analysis of acute myocardial infarction hospital care in the United States
    Ioana Popescu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:221-7. 2009
    ..Little is known about hospitals with consistently poor adherence with AMI process measures and whether these hospitals also have increased patient mortality...
  15. pmc Uncompensated care provided by for-profit, not-for-profit, and government owned hospitals
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:90. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare the amount of uncompensated care provided by not-for-profit (NFP), for-profit (FP) and government owned hospitals...
  16. pmc Relation between hospital orthopaedic specialisation and outcomes in patients aged 65 and older: retrospective analysis of US Medicare data
    Tyson P Hagen
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMJ 340:c165. 2010
    ..To explore the relation between hospital orthopaedic specialisation and postoperative outcomes after total hip or knee replacement surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality in Medicare beneficiaries following coronary artery bypass graft surgery in states with and without certificate of need regulation
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center and University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    JAMA 288:1859-66. 2002
    ..While there have been several studies investigating whether these regulations have affected health care investment, few have evaluated the relationship between certificate of need regulation and quality of care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiac revascularization in specialty and general hospitals
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1454-62. 2005
    ..The emergence of specialty hospitals focusing on narrow procedural areas has generated controversy, although little is known about their quality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume and selection of valve type in older patients undergoing aortic valve replacement surgery in the United States
    Erik B Schelbert
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Circulation 111:2178-82. 2005
    ..Hospital volume has been linked to quality of care. The relation between hospital volume and recommended use of bioprosthetic valves in older patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR) is unknown...
  20. ncbi request reprint Treatment variation in older black and white patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
    Erik B Schelbert
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Circulation 112:2347-53. 2005
    ..However, differential use of hospitals with variable practice patterns might also contribute to variations in care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need regulations and use of coronary revascularization after acute myocardial infarction
    Ioana Popescu
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City VA Medical Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City 52240, USA
    JAMA 295:2141-7. 2006
    ..While many states have repealed certificate of need regulations in recent years, few analyses have examined relationships between certificate of need regulations and outcomes of care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mortality of Department of Veterans Affairs patients admitted to private sector hospitals for 5 common medical conditions
    Mary S Vaughan-Sarrazin
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:186-97. 2007
    ..Results using propensity-matched samples were similar. The use of Veterans Affairs services is not a strong marker of unmeasured severity among patients in private sector hospitals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differences in mortality and use of revascularization in black and white patients with acute MI admitted to hospitals with and without revascularization services
    Ioana Popescu
    Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice CRIISP, Iowa City VA Medical Center, USA
    JAMA 297:2489-95. 2007
    ..However, few studies have examined patterns of care for AMI patients admitted to hospitals with and without revascularization services...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of total hip and knee replacement in specialty and general hospitals
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1675-84. 2007
    ..Our objective was to compare the characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing major joint replacement in specialty orthopaedic and general hospitals...
  25. pmc Hospital characteristics and patient populations served by physician owned and non physician owned orthopedic specialty hospitals
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:155. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess whether physician owned specialty orthopedic hospitals and non physician owned specialty orthopedic hospitals differ with respect to hospital characteristics and patient populations served...
  26. ncbi request reprint Insurance status of patients admitted to specialty cardiac and competing general hospitals: are accusations of cherry picking justified?
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Care 46:467-75. 2008
    ..There has been widespread concern that procedurally oriented specialty hospitals select well-insured patients for admission, while avoiding the underinsured, but data are limited...
  27. doi request reprint Do specialty cardiac hospitals have greater adherence to acute myocardial infarction and heart failure process measures? An empirical assessment using Medicare quality measures: quality of care in cardiac specialty hospitals
    Ioana Popescu
    The Center for Research in Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am Heart J 156:155-60. 2008
    ..Supporters of specialty hospitals claim these facilities provide better patient care; however, empirical data on quality of care in specialty hospitals are limited...
  28. pmc The impact of new hospital orthopaedic surgery programs on total joint arthroplasty utilization
    Xin Lu
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1353-61. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between new programs for arthroplasty of the lower extremity joints and the utilization of arthroplasty...
  29. pmc The impact of physician-owned specialty orthopaedic hospitals on surgical volume and case complexity in competing hospitals
    Xin Lu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2577-86. 2009
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Research Grants2

  1. Impact of Certificate of Need on the Use of Revascularization for AMI
    Mary Vaughan Sarrazin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., revascularization, mortality) and Cox regression with stratification for time-to-event outcomes (e.g., time to readmission). ..
  2. The significance of racial segregation for CV disease
    Mary Vaughan Sarrazin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The knowledge gained from this study about the significance of segregation as a determinant of racial disparity will be essential for designing effective strategies for eliminating disparities. ..