Jeanne M Sears

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Predicting work-related disability and medical cost outcomes: a comparison of injury severity scoring methods
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Injury 45:16-22. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Injured workers' assessment of vocational rehabilitation services before and after retraining
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 354809, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 24:458-68. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Improving vocational rehabilitation services for injured workers in Washington State
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 44:26-35. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Who pays for work-related traumatic injuries? Payer distribution in washington state by ethnicity, injury severity, and year (1998-2008)
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:742-54. 2013
  5. pmc Case identification of work-related traumatic brain injury using the occupational injury and illness classification system
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:507-13. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Predicting work-related disability and medical cost outcomes: estimating injury severity scores from workers' compensation data
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 354809, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 23:19-31. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Trends in the disproportionate burden of work-related traumatic injuries sustained by Latinos
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1239-45. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Identification of work-related injuries in a State Trauma Registry
    Jeanne M Sears
    Departments of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:356-62. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners as attending providers for workers with uncomplicated back injuries: using administrative data to evaluate quality and process of care
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:900-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Occupational injury surveillance using the Washington State Trauma Registry
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1243-50. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Predicting work-related disability and medical cost outcomes: a comparison of injury severity scoring methods
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Injury 45:16-22. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the performance of several injury severity scores and scoring methods in the context of predicting work-related disability and medical cost outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Injured workers' assessment of vocational rehabilitation services before and after retraining
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 354809, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 24:458-68. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Improving vocational rehabilitation services for injured workers in Washington State
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Electronic address
    Eval Program Plann 44:26-35. 2014
    ..Ongoing communication with stakeholders was critical to the successful conduct and policy impact of this evaluation, which culminated in a 3-year extension of the pilot program through June 2016. ..
  4. doi request reprint Who pays for work-related traumatic injuries? Payer distribution in washington state by ethnicity, injury severity, and year (1998-2008)
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:742-54. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Case identification of work-related traumatic brain injury using the occupational injury and illness classification system
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:507-13. 2013
    ..Objectives included determining whether work-related TBI could be reliably identified using the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) and describing challenges in developing an OIICS-based TBI case definition...
  6. doi request reprint Predicting work-related disability and medical cost outcomes: estimating injury severity scores from workers' compensation data
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 354809, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 23:19-31. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Trends in the disproportionate burden of work-related traumatic injuries sustained by Latinos
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1239-45. 2012
    ..This study describes trends in the burden of work-related traumatic injuries sustained by Latinos in Washington State...
  8. doi request reprint Identification of work-related injuries in a State Trauma Registry
    Jeanne M Sears
    Departments of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:356-62. 2012
    ..Many state trauma registries contain work-related information but are underutilized for occupational injury research/surveillance. We assessed three methods of identifying work-related injuries in the Washington State Trauma Registry (WTR)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners as attending providers for workers with uncomplicated back injuries: using administrative data to evaluate quality and process of care
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:900-8. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Occupational injury surveillance using the Washington State Trauma Registry
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1243-50. 2011
    ..The objective is to explore and document the Washington State Trauma Registry as a resource for occupational injury surveillance and research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nurse practitioners as attending providers for injured workers: evaluating the effect of role expansion on disability and costs
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Med Care 45:1154-61. 2007
    ..This legislation authorized NPs to independently perform most functions of an attending physician...
  12. doi request reprint Expanding the role of nurse practitioners: effects on rural access to care for injured workers
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Rural Health 24:171-8. 2008
    ..SHB 1691 authorized NPs to independently perform most functions of an attending physician...
  13. doi request reprint Including injured workers without compensated time loss in Cox regression models: analyzing time loss using all available data
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 357660, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 18:225-32. 2008
    ..We present a novel technique based on standard survival analysis methods to allow for the inclusion of all cases when appropriate...
  14. doi request reprint Enhancing the policy impact of evaluation research: a case study of nurse practitioner role expansion in a state workers' compensation system
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Box 354809, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:99-106. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint The use of administrative data as a substitute for individual screening scores in observational studies related to problematic alcohol or drug use
    Jeanne M Sears
    Center for Healthcare Improvement for Addictions, Mental Illness and Medically Vulnerable Populations CHAMMP, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:89-96. 2010
    ..The findings further suggest that proxies for substance use disorders, such as those evaluated here, can enhance future observational studies intended to improve health care for this population...
  16. pmc Self-reported alcohol and drug use six months after brief intervention: do changes in reported use vary by mental-health status?
    Antoinette Krupski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Healthcare Improvement for Addictions, Mental Illness and Medically Vulnerable Populations CHAMMP, University of Washington at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:24. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to explore differences in self-reported alcohol and/or drug use in patients with and without mental illness diagnoses six months after receiving BI in a hospital emergency department (ED)...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of brief interventions and brief treatment on admissions to chemical dependency treatment
    Antoinette Krupski
    Center for Healthcare Improvement for Addictions, Mental Illness and Medically Vulnerable Populations CHAMMP, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:126-36. 2010
    ..The results suggest that SBIRT programs could serve an important role in increasing entry to specialized treatment for individuals with substance use disorders...
  18. doi request reprint The burden of traumatic brain injury among adolescent and young adult workers in Washington State
    Janessa M Graves
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, UW Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104 USA
    J Safety Res 45:133-9. 2013
    ..This study describes injury characteristics and costs of work-related traumatic brain injury (WRTBI) among 16-24 year olds in Washington State between 1998 and 2008...
  19. doi request reprint Occupational injury trends derived from trauma registry and hospital discharge records: lessons for surveillance and research
    Jeanne M Sears
    From the Department of Health Services Dr Sears, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle Department of Health Policy and Management Dr Bowman, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock and Center for Injury Research and Policy Dr Bowman, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md Institute for Work and Health Dr Hogg Johnson and Dalla Lana School of Public Health Dr Hogg Johnson, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Washington State Department of Health Dr Shorter, Olympia
    J Occup Environ Med 56:1067-73. 2014
    ..The suitability of the Washington State Trauma Registry (WTR) for occupational injury surveillance was assessed via comparing estimated rates and trends with those derived from state hospital discharge data...
  20. doi request reprint The Partnership Access Line: evaluating a child psychiatry consult program in Washington State
    Robert J Hilt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:162-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate a telephone-based child mental health consult service for primary care providers (PCPs)...
  21. doi request reprint A New Method to Classify Injury Severity by Diagnosis: Validation Using Workers' Compensation and Trauma Registry Data
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 357660, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 25:742-51. 2015
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Expanding vocational retraining options for injured workers: An experiment in worker choice
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Work 52:663-76. 2015
    ..An innovative self-directed vocational retraining alternative (Option 2) has been offered to eligible Washington State injured workers since 2008...
  23. doi request reprint Disparities in occupational injury hospitalization rates in five states (2003-2009)
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington Institution where the work was performed, Seattle, Washington
    Am J Ind Med 58:528-40. 2015
    ..Achievement of health equity and elimination of disparities are overarching goals of Healthy People 2020, yet there is a paucity of population-based data regarding race/ethnicity-based disparities in occupational injuries...
  24. doi request reprint Vocational rehabilitation program evaluation: comparison group challenges and the role of unmeasured return-to-work expectations
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 354809, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 24:777-89. 2014
    ..e., workers who were eligible for but did not receive services, and (2) return-to-work (RTW) expectations as a potential source of bias...
  25. doi request reprint Linkage and concordance of Trauma Registry and hospital discharge records: lessons for occupational injury surveillance and research
    Jeanne M Sears
    From the Department of Health Services Dr Sears, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle Department of Health Policy and Management Dr Bowman, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock Department of Health Policy and Management Dr Bowman, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md Institute for Work and Health Dr Hogg Johnson, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health Dr Hogg Johnson, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Washington State Department of Health Dr Shorter, Olympia
    J Occup Environ Med 56:878-85. 2014
    ..Linked trauma registry and hospital discharge records were used to assess data field concordance and to assess the validity of using payer or external cause of injury (E-codes) to identify work-related injuries...
  26. doi request reprint Using injury severity to improve occupational injury trend estimates
    Jeanne M Sears
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Am J Ind Med 57:928-39. 2014
    ..This study assessed whether implementing a severity threshold would improve occupational injury surveillance...