M A Steinman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Of principles and pens: attitudes and practices of medicine housestaff toward pharmaceutical industry promotions
    M A Steinman
    VA National Quality Scholars Program, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, California, USA
    Am J Med 110:551-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinician awareness of adherence to hypertension guidelines
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Am J Med 117:747-54. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Changing use of antibiotics in community-based outpatient practice, 1991-1999
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:525-33. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in adult primary care
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, Box 181 G, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 289:719-25. 2003
  5. pmc Self-restriction of medications due to cost in seniors without prescription coverage
    M A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:793-9. 2001
  6. pmc Characteristics and impact of drug detailing for gabapentin
    Michael A Steinman
    Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e134. 2007
  7. pmc What's in a name? Use of brand versus generic drug names in United States outpatient practice
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:645-8. 2007
  8. pmc Is continuing medical education a drug-promotion tool?: YES
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, Box 181G, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Can Fam Physician 53:1650-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing: a systematic review and quantitative analysis
    Sumant R Ranji
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    Med Care 46:847-62. 2008
  10. pmc Agreement between drugs-to-avoid criteria and expert assessments of problematic prescribing
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1326-32. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Of principles and pens: attitudes and practices of medicine housestaff toward pharmaceutical industry promotions
    M A Steinman
    VA National Quality Scholars Program, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, California, USA
    Am J Med 110:551-7. 2001
    ..We studied these attitudes and practices among internal medicine housestaff...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinician awareness of adherence to hypertension guidelines
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Am J Med 117:747-54. 2004
    ..We compared clinicians' beliefs about their adherence to hypertension guidelines with data on their actual performance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changing use of antibiotics in community-based outpatient practice, 1991-1999
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:525-33. 2003
    ..Judicious use of antibiotics can slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance. However, overall patterns of antibiotic use among ambulatory patients are not well understood...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in adult primary care
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, Box 181 G, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 289:719-25. 2003
    ..Broad-spectrum antibiotics are commonly prescribed, but little is known about the physicians who prescribe and the patients who take these agents...
  5. pmc Self-restriction of medications due to cost in seniors without prescription coverage
    M A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:793-9. 2001
    ..We sought to identify which elderly patients are at highest risk of restricting their medications because of cost, and how prescription coverage modifies this risk...
  6. pmc Characteristics and impact of drug detailing for gabapentin
    Michael A Steinman
    Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e134. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the content and impact of detail visits for gabapentin by analyzing market research forms completed by physicians after receiving a detail visit for this drug...
  7. pmc What's in a name? Use of brand versus generic drug names in United States outpatient practice
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:645-8. 2007
    ..The use of brand rather than generic names for medications can increase health care costs. However, little is known at a national level about how often physicians refer to drugs using their brand or generic names...
  8. pmc Is continuing medical education a drug-promotion tool?: YES
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, Box 181G, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Can Fam Physician 53:1650-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing: a systematic review and quantitative analysis
    Sumant R Ranji
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0131, USA
    Med Care 46:847-62. 2008
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  10. pmc Agreement between drugs-to-avoid criteria and expert assessments of problematic prescribing
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1326-32. 2009
    ..However, few studies have evaluated the concordance between these criteria and individualized patient assessments as measures of problem prescribing...
  11. pmc Medication prescribing practices for older prisoners in the Texas prison system
    Brie A Williams
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:756-61. 2010
    ..We sought to assess appropriateness of medication prescribing for older Texas prisoners...
  12. pmc Variation in outpatient antibiotic prescribing in the United States
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Ctr, 4150 Clement St, Box 181 G, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:861-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate variation in outpatient antibiotic utilization among US commercial health plans and the implications of this variation for cost and quality...
  13. pmc Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Acad Med 85:74-9. 2010
    ..To directly examine the relationship between commercial support of continuing medical education (CME) and perceived bias in the content of these activities...
  14. pmc When tight blood pressure control is not for everyone: a new model for performance measurement in hypertension
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:164-72. 2010
    ..An approach to performance measurement incorporating clinical reasoning was developed to determine which patients to include in a performance measure...
  15. pmc Managing medications in clinically complex elders: "There's got to be a happy medium"
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    JAMA 304:1592-601. 2010
    ..It also describes a systematic approach for how health professionals can assess and improve medication regimens to benefit patients and their caregivers and families...
  16. pmc Volunteering, driving status, and mortality in U.S. retirees
    Sei J Lee
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:274-80. 2011
    ..To evaluate how accounting for driving status altered the relationship between volunteering and mortality in U.S. retirees...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evolution of medication use in Jerusalem elders: Results from the Jerusalem Longitudinal Study
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Drugs Aging 24:133-45. 2007
    ..While overall rates of medication use have been increasing over time, less is known about how medication use changes within individuals as they age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Conflicts and concordance between measures of medication prescribing quality
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF, San Franciso, California 94121, USA
    Med Care 45:95-9. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between these instruments or the concordance of their quality assessments when applied to the same group of patients...
  19. pmc Do geriatric conditions increase risk of adverse drug reactions in ambulatory elders? Results from the VA GEM Drug Study
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:444-51. 2011
    ..Many clinicians prescribe cautiously to older adults with common geriatric conditions for fear of causing adverse drug reactions (ADRs). However, little is known about the association between these conditions and risk of ADRs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Polypharmacy and prescribing quality in older people
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1516-23. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between inappropriate prescribing, medication underuse, and the total number of medications used by patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Narrative review: the promotion of gabapentin: an analysis of internal industry documents
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:284-93. 2006
    ..Such documents have become available through litigation concerning the promotion of gabapentin (Neurontin, Pfizer, Inc., New York, New York) for off-label uses...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving antibiotic selection: a systematic review and quantitative analysis of quality improvement strategies
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Med Care 44:617-28. 2006
    ..We sought to assess which interventions are most effective at improving the prescribing of recommended antibiotics for acute outpatient infections...
  23. pmc Age and rising rates of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor use. Results from a national survey
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:245-50. 2006
    ..Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors were widely prescribed in the years following their introduction, but little is known about the frequency and context of their use across different age groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Office evaluation and treatment of elderly patients with acute bronchitis
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:875-9. 2004
    ..To assess the office evaluation of seniors with uncomplicated acute bronchitis and to determine the association between elements of the clinical evaluation and antibiotic prescribing decisions...
  25. pmc Interactions between pharmaceutical representatives and doctors in training. A thematic review
    Daniella A Zipkin
    Department of Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:777-86. 2005
    ....
  26. pmc Rebuttal: Is CME a drug-promotion tool?: YES
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Can Fam Physician 53:1877, 1878-9. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk stratification in chronic kidney disease: one size for all ages?
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, 111J Nephrology, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:846-53. 2006
    ..73 m2 eGFR group...
  28. doi request reprint Physician use of brand versus generic drug names in 1993-1994 and 2003-2004
    Elizabeth C Kwo
    Harvard Medical School The Medical Student Training in Aging Research Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:459-68. 2009
    ..As a result, use of brand-name terminology may result in increased drug costs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Finding the target: getting started with quality of care and health services research
    Michael A Steinman
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 10:19-24. 2002
    ..By providing specific strategies and examples, the authors highlight the importance of conceptual vision, an inquisitive perspective, and scientific rigor in both project and career development...
  30. doi request reprint Polypharmacy and the balance of medication benefits and risks
    Michael A Steinman
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:314-6. 2007
  31. pmc Quality of ambulatory care for women and men in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:762-5. 2005
    ..Gender differences in inpatient quality of care are well known. However, whether men and women receive equivalent ambulatory care is less well understood...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone prescribing in the United States: 1995 to 2002
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Am J Med 118:259-68. 2005
    ..To measure changes in the rate and type of fluoroquinolones prescribed in the United States from 1995 to 2002...
  33. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of preclinical and clinical medical students toward interactions with the pharmaceutical industry
    Paul L Hyman
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 82:94-9. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine students' opinions about pharmaceutical industry interactions with medical students and whether these opinions differ between preclinical and clinical students...
  34. ncbi request reprint Number of medical conditions and quality of care
    Michael A Steinman
    N Engl J Med 357:1350-1; author reply 1351. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Age affects outcomes in chronic kidney disease
    ANN M O'HARE
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Division of Nephrology, Building 100 Room 5B113, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:2758-65. 2007
    ..73 m(2). In conclusion, age is a major effect modifier among patients with an eGFR of <60 ml/min per 1.73 m(2), challenging us to move beyond a uniform stage-based approach to managing CKD...
  36. ncbi request reprint The costs of making practice more cost-effective
    Michael A Steinman
    JAMA 287:1648; author reply 1649-50. 2002