Thomas Shaffer

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changing patterns in medication use with increasing probability of death for older Medicare beneficiaries
    Thomas Shaffer
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1549-55. 2010
  2. pmc Association of antipsychotic use with hospital events and mortality among medicare beneficiaries residing in long-term care facilities
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:417-27. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Use and spending on antineoplastic therapy for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 51:351-60. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease maintenance medication adherence with all-cause hospitalization and spending in a Medicare population
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:201-10. 2012
  5. pmc Does medication adherence lower Medicare spending among beneficiaries with diabetes?
    Bruce Stuart
    Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore and Baltimore County, 660 W Redwood St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1180-99. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Impact of maintenance therapy on hospitalization and expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Bruce C Stuart
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:441-53. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Out-of-pocket health care expenditure burden for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Cancer 119:1257-65. 2013
  8. pmc Simulated value-based insurance design applied to statin use by Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Amy Davidoff
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Department School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Value Health 15:404-11. 2012
  9. pmc How Medicare Part D benefit phases affect adherence with evidence-based medications following acute myocardial infarction
    Bruce Stuart
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    Health Serv Res 48:1960-77. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter drug use by medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes: implications for practice and policy
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1543-9. 2006

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Changing patterns in medication use with increasing probability of death for older Medicare beneficiaries
    Thomas Shaffer
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1549-55. 2010
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  2. pmc Association of antipsychotic use with hospital events and mortality among medicare beneficiaries residing in long-term care facilities
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:417-27. 2009
    ..The authors examine prevalence and trends in AP use by Medicare beneficiaries residing in LTC and the association of APs and other drug use variables with hospital events and mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Use and spending on antineoplastic therapy for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 51:351-60. 2013
    ..Oral antineoplastic drugs, not generally covered by Medicare Part B, have assumed an increasingly important role in cancer treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease maintenance medication adherence with all-cause hospitalization and spending in a Medicare population
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:201-10. 2012
    ..Poor medication adherence is implicated in poor outcomes with other chronic conditions; however, little is understood regarding links between adherence and outcomes in COPD patients...
  5. pmc Does medication adherence lower Medicare spending among beneficiaries with diabetes?
    Bruce Stuart
    Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore and Baltimore County, 660 W Redwood St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1180-99. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Impact of maintenance therapy on hospitalization and expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Bruce C Stuart
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:441-53. 2010
    ..However, little research has been conducted to compare use versus nonuse of these medications in terms of health-related outcomes in routine practice...
  7. doi request reprint Out-of-pocket health care expenditure burden for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Cancer 119:1257-65. 2013
    ..In the current study, the authors examined out-of-pocket (OOP) spending and burden relative to income for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer...
  8. pmc Simulated value-based insurance design applied to statin use by Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Amy Davidoff
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Department School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Value Health 15:404-11. 2012
    ..To examine cost responsiveness and total costs associated with a simulated "value-based" insurance design for statin therapy in a Medicare population with diabetes...
  9. pmc How Medicare Part D benefit phases affect adherence with evidence-based medications following acute myocardial infarction
    Bruce Stuart
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    Health Serv Res 48:1960-77. 2013
    ..Assess impact of Medicare Part D benefit phases on adherence with evidence-based medications after hospitalization for an acute myocardial infarction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter drug use by medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes: implications for practice and policy
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1543-9. 2006
    ..To examine over-the-counter (OTC) medication use by Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes and to assess evidence of substitution of OTC medications for prescription (Rx) medications by residents with no Rx coverage and Medicaid...
  11. ncbi request reprint Medication patterns for Medicare beneficiaries with SNF/LTC facility stays
    Bruce Stuart
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:13-25. 2008
    ..01). We found no evidence that prescription coverage influenced medication utilization patterns during non-Medicare qualified LTC facility stays...
  12. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of dementia among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S328-33. 2008
    ..We investigated differences in anti-dementia medication use between non-Hispanic White and minority community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries with dementia...
  13. pmc Residential and health care transition patterns among older medicare beneficiaries over time
    Masayo Sato
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 51:170-8. 2011
    ..To describe annual care transition patterns across residential and health care settings and assess consistency in care transition patterns across years...
  14. pmc Does influenza vaccination of older adult Medicare beneficiaries lower treatment costs for acute and chronic respiratory disease?
    Bruce Stuart
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, The Peter Lamy Center for Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:201-14. 2010
    ..Influenza vaccinations are effective in reducing respiratory infections in younger populations, but it is less certain whether they reduce costs associated with respiratory infections among older adults...
  15. pmc Drug use patterns in severely mentally ill Medicare beneficiaries: impact of discontinuities in drug coverage
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch Street, 12th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:496-514. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Lessons learned: who didn't enroll in Medicare drug coverage in 2006, and why?
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1255-63. 2010
    ..Our findings emphasize the need to expand eligibility and improve policies to foster enrollment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coverage and use of prescription drugs in nursing homes: implications for the medicare modernization act
    Bruce Stuart
    The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 44:243-9. 2006
    ..Understanding the impact of the MMA requires knowledge of the process by which drugs are prescribed to residents and the effect of coverage on medication use...