Ted A Skolarus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: the feasibility of automated telephone assessment
    Ted A Skolarus
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48019, USA
    Urology 80:1021-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Understanding fragmentation of prostate cancer survivorship care: implications for cost and quality
    Ted A Skolarus
    Division of Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    Cancer 118:2837-45. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence of perineural invasion on prostate biopsy specimen and survival after radical prostatectomy
    John O Delancey
    University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 81:354-7. 2013
  4. pmc Primary care perspectives on prostate cancer survivorship: implications for improving quality of care
    Ted A Skolarus
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:727-32. 2013
  5. pmc Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 309:2587-95. 2013
  6. pmc Technology diffusion and diagnostic testing for prostate cancer
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 190:1715-20. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Certificate of need legislation and the dissemination of robotic surgery for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 189:80-5. 2013
  8. pmc Managed care and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 80:1236-42. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Use of restaging bladder tumor resection for bladder cancer among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urology 78:1345-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Sharpening the focus on causes and timing of readmission after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Michael Hu
    Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Cancer 120:1409-16. 2014

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: the feasibility of automated telephone assessment
    Ted A Skolarus
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48019, USA
    Urology 80:1021-6. 2012
    ..In light of an increasing focus on patient-centered outcomes, innovative and efficient approaches to monitor QOL among prostate cancer survivors are increasingly valuable...
  2. doi request reprint Understanding fragmentation of prostate cancer survivorship care: implications for cost and quality
    Ted A Skolarus
    Division of Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    Cancer 118:2837-45. 2012
    ..For this reason, the authors measured relations between increasing fragmentation of cancer care, expenditures, and quality of care among prostate cancer survivors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence of perineural invasion on prostate biopsy specimen and survival after radical prostatectomy
    John O Delancey
    University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 81:354-7. 2013
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  4. pmc Primary care perspectives on prostate cancer survivorship: implications for improving quality of care
    Ted A Skolarus
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:727-32. 2013
    ..However, their attitudes and care patterns are inadequately studied. In this context, we surveyed primary care providers regarding the scope of their prostate cancer survivorship care...
  5. pmc Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 309:2587-95. 2013
    ..The extent to which these advanced treatment technologies have disseminated among patients at low risk of dying from prostate cancer is uncertain...
  6. pmc Technology diffusion and diagnostic testing for prostate cancer
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 190:1715-20. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of regional technology penetration with the receipt of prostate specific antigen testing and prostate biopsy...
  7. doi request reprint Certificate of need legislation and the dissemination of robotic surgery for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 189:80-5. 2013
    ..We studied the relationship between certificate of need laws and market level adoption of robotic prostatectomy...
  8. pmc Managed care and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 80:1236-42. 2012
    ..To better understand associations between managed care penetration in health care markets and the adoption of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)...
  9. doi request reprint Use of restaging bladder tumor resection for bladder cancer among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urology 78:1345-9. 2011
    ..Restaging bladder tumor resection improves staging accuracy and the response to intravesical therapy. However, its use outside of a tertiary care setting, and its subsequent clinical implications, are unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sharpening the focus on causes and timing of readmission after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Michael Hu
    Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Cancer 120:1409-16. 2014
    ..Readmissions after radical cystectomy are common, burdensome, and poorly understood. For these reasons, the authors conducted a population-based study that focused on the causes of and time to readmission after radical cystectomy...
  11. pmc Regional variation in quality of prostate cancer care
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 191:957-63. 2014
    ..We evaluated regional variation in adherence to these quality measures to identify targets for future quality improvement...
  12. doi request reprint Understanding early functional recovery after robotic prostatectomy
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Surg Innov 19:5-10. 2012
    ..The authors performed a study to prospectively assess relationships between intraoperative processes and early functional recovery after surgery...
  13. pmc Growth of high-cost intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer raises concerns about overuse
    Bruce L Jacobs
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:750-9. 2012
    ..As health care delivery reforms gain traction, policy makers must balance the promotion of new, yet unproven, technology with the risk of overuse...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of external-beam radiation approaches for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Department of Urology, Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:162-8. 2014
    ..Although allowing for the delivery of higher doses of radiation to the prostate, its effectiveness compared with the prior standard three-dimensional conformal therapy (3D-CRT) is uncertain...
  15. doi request reprint Understanding prostate cancer spending growth among Medicare beneficiaries
    Yun Zhang
    Department of Urology, Dow Division of Health and Services Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 77:326-31. 2011
    ..Growth in prostate cancer spending continues to outpace that for overall health expenditures, garnering nearly $7 billion annually...
  16. doi request reprint Hospitalization trends after prostate and bladder surgery: implications of potential payment reforms
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 189:59-65. 2013
    ..We examined associations between hospital stay and short-term outcomes for a low risk procedure (prostatectomy) and high risk procedure (cystectomy)...
  17. pmc Certificate of need regulations and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 80:1015-20. 2012
    ..To better understand the associations between the certificate of need regulations and intensity-modulated radiotherapy dissemination...
  18. pmc Does robotic technology mitigate the challenges of large prostate size?
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 76:1117-21. 2010
    ..For this reason, we undertook a study to better understand the relationships between large prostate size and robotic prostatectomy outcomes with respect to intraoperative and pathologic factors...
  19. doi request reprint The economic burden of prostate cancer survivorship care
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    J Urol 184:532-8. 2010
    ..As a result, survivors have a protracted course, harboring considerable clinical and economic implications. Thus, we investigated the extent to which health service use and expenditures vary during continuing prostate cancer care...
  20. doi request reprint Identifying better practices for early-stage bladder cancer
    John Malcolm Hollingsworth
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Care 49:1112-7. 2011
    ..Practice guidelines for nonmuscle invasive (ie, early stage) bladder cancer are ambiguous, resulting in substantial practice variation without a clear patient benefit...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of prostate cancer care among rural men in the Veterans Health Administration
    Ted A Skolarus
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Health Services Research and Development Service, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Cancer 119:3629-35. 2013
    ..For these reasons, the authors investigated the degree to which these barriers impact the quality of prostate cancer care...
  22. doi request reprint Delays in diagnosis and bladder cancer mortality
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Cancer 116:5235-42. 2010
    ..Although screening currently is not recommended, better medical care of patients who are at risk (ie, those with hematuria) has the potential to improve outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Health care reform in 2010: transforming the delivery system to improve quality of care
    Christopher P Filson
    Department of Urology, Dow Division of Health Services Research, The University of Michigan, Room 1032B, Michigan House 2301 Commonwealth Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    World J Urol 29:85-90. 2011
    ..Recent health care legislation contains several delivery system reforms that will attempt to address these issues. We review these programs and discuss the implications for practicing urologists...
  24. doi request reprint Primary care perspectives on prostate cancer screening
    Ted A Skolarus
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Nurse Pract 36:39-44. 2011
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  25. doi request reprint Disparities in bladder cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Divisions of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:81-8. 2012
    ..To obtain a better understanding of this issue, we review the current state of bladder cancer disparities research...
  26. doi request reprint The delivery of prostate cancer care in the United States: implications for delivery system reform
    Ted A Skolarus
    Division of Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    J Urol 184:2279-84. 2010
    ..To better understand care coordination in the context of prostate cancer we examined how the delivery of prostate cancer care is partitioned across primary care providers and specialists...
  27. pmc Robotic surgery in urologic oncology: gathering the evidence
    Ted A Skolarus
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 10:421-32. 2010
    ..To this end, urologic professional societies and their surgeons should aim to identify underwriters for and participate in large clinical registries and surgical quality collaboratives...
  28. doi request reprint Variation in use of lymph node dissection during radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Ryan C Hedgepeth
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    Urology 77:385-90. 2011
    ..In the clinical guidelines, pelvic lymph node dissection has been recommended as an adjunct to radical cystectomy. However, its use and extent have varied across providers and regions...
  29. doi request reprint Regional differences in early stage bladder cancer care and outcomes
    Ted A Skolarus
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology and Dow Division of Health Services Research, and the Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2967, USA
    Urology 76:391-6. 2010
    ..In light of the uncertainty surrounding the optimal care, we evaluated regional differences in initial treatment intensity and outcomes among patients with early stage (ie, superficial) bladder cancer...