Ya Chen Tina Shih

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Comparative effectiveness, cost, and utilization of radical prostatectomy among young men within managed care insurance plans
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Value Health 15:367-75. 2012
  2. doi Physicians' perception of demand-induced supply in the information age: a latent class model analysis
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Division of Quantitative Sciences, Department of Biostatistics, Section of Health Services Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Econ 21:252-69. 2012
  3. doi Effectiveness of radiation for prevention of mastectomy in older breast cancer patients treated with conservative surgery
    Jeffrey M Albert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 118:4642-51. 2012
  4. doi Impact of evidence-based clinical guidelines on the adoption of postmastectomy radiation in older women
    Shervin M Shirvani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Cancer 117:4595-605. 2011
  5. ncbi The economic burden of supportive care of cancer patients
    Linda S Elting
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:219-26. 2004
  6. pmc Use of radiation therapy in the last 30 days of life among a large population-based cohort of elderly patients in the United States
    B Ashleigh Guadagnolo
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:80-7. 2013
  7. doi Immunotherapy in the initial treatment of newly diagnosed cancer patients: utilization trend and cost projections for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, metastatic breast cancer, and metastatic colorectal cancer
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:46-53. 2010
  8. ncbi A population-based study of the quality of care in the diagnosis of large (≥5 cm) soft tissue sarcomas
    B Ashleigh Guadagnolo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:455-61. 2012
  9. doi Outcomes and cost of outpatient or inpatient management of 712 patients with febrile neutropenia
    Linda S Elting
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 447, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:606-11. 2008
  10. ncbi Does Medicare coverage of colonoscopy reduce racial/ethnic disparities in cancer screening among the elderly?
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section ofHealth Services Research, Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1153-62. 2006

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Publications30

  1. doi Comparative effectiveness, cost, and utilization of radical prostatectomy among young men within managed care insurance plans
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Value Health 15:367-75. 2012
    ..We compared utilization, clinical outcomes, and costs between two types of radical prostatectomy (RP)--minimally invasive prostatectomy (MIRP) and retropubic prostatectomy (RRP)--among young patients...
  2. doi Physicians' perception of demand-induced supply in the information age: a latent class model analysis
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Division of Quantitative Sciences, Department of Biostatistics, Section of Health Services Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Health Econ 21:252-69. 2012
    ..Efforts to contain healthcare costs through utilization control need to recognize the pattern of responses from physicians who treat an increasing number of information-savvy patients...
  3. doi Effectiveness of radiation for prevention of mastectomy in older breast cancer patients treated with conservative surgery
    Jeffrey M Albert
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 118:4642-51. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare observational cohort to determine the effect of RT on the risk of mastectomy among older women with stage I, ER-positive breast cancer...
  4. doi Impact of evidence-based clinical guidelines on the adoption of postmastectomy radiation in older women
    Shervin M Shirvani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Cancer 117:4595-605. 2011
    ..Accordingly, the authors used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare cohort to determine whether the use of PMRT has increased in response to evidence-based guidelines...
  5. ncbi The economic burden of supportive care of cancer patients
    Linda S Elting
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:219-26. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate these costs and to explore the impact of these costs on policy decisions...
  6. pmc Use of radiation therapy in the last 30 days of life among a large population-based cohort of elderly patients in the United States
    B Ashleigh Guadagnolo
    Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:80-7. 2013
    ..Our goal was to evaluate use and associated costs of radiation therapy (RT) in the last month of life among those dying of cancer...
  7. doi Immunotherapy in the initial treatment of newly diagnosed cancer patients: utilization trend and cost projections for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, metastatic breast cancer, and metastatic colorectal cancer
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Cancer Invest 28:46-53. 2010
    ..3% MBC), immunotherapy was associated with $285, $73, and $12 million cost increase for NHL, MCRC, and MBC, respectively. Costs for these cancers would have exceeded $1.82 billion had 50% of eligible patients received immunotherapy...
  8. ncbi A population-based study of the quality of care in the diagnosis of large (≥5 cm) soft tissue sarcomas
    B Ashleigh Guadagnolo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 35:455-61. 2012
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  9. doi Outcomes and cost of outpatient or inpatient management of 712 patients with febrile neutropenia
    Linda S Elting
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd Unit 447, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:606-11. 2008
    ..We retrospectively compared the outcomes and costs of outpatient and inpatient management of low-risk outpatients who presented to an emergency department with febrile neutropenia (FN)...
  10. ncbi Does Medicare coverage of colonoscopy reduce racial/ethnic disparities in cancer screening among the elderly?
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section ofHealth Services Research, Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1153-62. 2006
    ..Overall, fewer than half of the elderly are screened, even though Medicare now covers colonoscopy...
  11. pmc Association between treatment with brachytherapy vs whole-breast irradiation and subsequent mastectomy, complications, and survival among older women with invasive breast cancer
    Grace L Smith
    Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    JAMA 307:1827-37. 2012
    ..Because results of long-term randomized trials will not be reported for years, detailed analysis of clinical outcomes in a nonrandomized setting is warranted...
  12. ncbi Economic impact of palifermin on the costs of hospitalization for autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplant: analysis of phase 3 trial results
    Linda S Elting
    Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:806-13. 2007
    ..In addition to its previously demonstrated clinical benefit, palifermin prophylaxis offers a favorable economic profile among patients with hematologic malignancies who receive total body irradiation and autologous stem cell support...
  13. ncbi Impact of generic drug entry on cost-effectiveness analysis
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:71-80. 2005
    ..They conclude that incorporating generic drug entry into pharmacoeconomic models will yield more accurate projections of the ICER and lead to better decision making...
  14. doi Radiation therapy after breast-conserving surgery: does hospital surgical volume matter? A population-based study in Taiwan
    Chun Ru Chien
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:43-50. 2012
    ..To examine the association between hospital surgical volume and the use of radiation therapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) in Taiwan...
  15. pmc Nomogram to predict the benefit of radiation for older patients with breast cancer treated with conservative surgery
    Jeffrey M Albert
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2837-43. 2012
    ..However, it is not known whether this recommendation should extend to other older women. Accordingly, we developed a nomogram to predict the likelihood of long-term breast preservation with and without RT...
  16. doi Incidence, treatment costs, and complications of lymphedema after breast cancer among women of working age: a 2-year follow-up study
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2007-14. 2009
    ..This study estimated the economic burden of breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) among working-age women, the incidence of lymphedema, and associated risk factors...
  17. ncbi The association between symptom burdens and utility in Chinese cancer patients
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1427-38. 2006
    ..This study explored the relationship between the M. D. Anderson Symptom Inventory (MDASI), an instrument measuring the severity of symptoms common to patients with cancer, and utility derived from the SF-36...
  18. ncbi Health care provider knowledge of drug formulary status in ambulatory care settings
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, Section of Health Services Research, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2657-63. 2004
    ..Health care providers' knowledge of whether the medications they prescribed were on the formulary of their patients' insurance plan and factors associated with this knowledge were examined...
  19. doi Information technology facilitates cost-effectiveness analysis in developing countries: an observational study of breast cancer chemotherapy in Taiwan
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:947-61. 2009
    ..e. 3 years) of CEF compared with CMF. It is possible that a future analysis will reach a different conclusion when more years of follow-up data become available...
  20. doi Influenza vaccination among individuals with cancer and their family members
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Department of Biostatistics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, 77230 1402, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:61-9. 2010
    ..Influenza vaccination for family members of patients with cancer lowers patients' risk of influenza and related complications...
  21. ncbi Use of Bayesian net benefit regression model to examine the impact of generic drug entry on the cost effectiveness of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in elderly depressed patients
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:843-62. 2007
    ..We explored the impact of generic drug entry on the cost effectiveness of SSRIs...
  22. ncbi Economic evaluations of medical care interventions for cancer patients: how, why, and what does it mean?
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 58:231-44. 2008
    ..We also highlight limitations of these economic evaluations and discuss why members of the cancer community should care about economic analyses...
  23. doi Disparities in colorectal screening between US-born and foreign-born populations: evidence from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:18-25. 2008
    ..This study examines the disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening between US- and foreign-born groups and explores factors associated with such disparities...
  24. ncbi Impact of initial dialysis modality and modality switches on Medicare expenditures of end-stage renal disease patients
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Departement of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Kidney Int 68:319-29. 2005
    ..The number of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) enrollees and Medicare expenditures have increased dramatically. Pathways and associated Medicare expenditures in ESRD treatment need to be examined to potentially improve the efficiency of care...
  25. doi The association of the human development index with global kidney cancer incidence and mortality
    Amit R Patel
    Section of Urology and Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 187:1978-83. 2012
    ..We describe contemporary worldwide age standardized incidence and mortality rates for kidney cancer, and their association with social and economic development metrics...
  26. ncbi A cost-effectiveness analysis of first-line controller therapies for persistent asthma
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:577-90. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi Infused chemotherapy use in the elderly after patent expiration
    Rena M Conti
    The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e173-8. 2012
    ..The use of anticancer drugs (chemotherapies) is an important determinant of national spending trends. Recent policies have aimed to accelerate generic entry among chemotherapies to generate cost savings...
  28. pmc Factors associated with the income distribution of full-time physicians: a quantile regression approach
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1895-925. 2007
    ..We investigated factors underlying the distribution of income within the physician population...
  29. doi Mammography capacity impact on screening rates and breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Linda S Elting
    Section of Health Services Research, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:102-8. 2009
    ..S. reportedly is adequate, but has not been examined in nonmetropolitan areas. This study examined the relationships between in-county mammography facilities and rates of mammography screening and late-stage diagnosis of breast cancers...
  30. doi Factors associated with immunotherapy use among newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Ya Chen Tina Shih
    Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Science, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Med Care 47:948-58. 2009
    ..Immunotherapy represents a newer modality for cancer treatment with substantial health benefits. However, the high costs of immunotherapy may create access barriers...