Chien Wen Tseng

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:308. 2007
  2. pmc Patient-provider communication regarding drug costs in Medicare Part D beneficiaries with diabetes: a TRIAD Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:164. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Health information technology and physicians' knowledge of drug costs
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96789, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e105-10. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients' knowledge of drug benefit caps and communication with providers about exceeding caps
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Pacific Health Research Institute, 700 Bishop St, Ste 900, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:848-54. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and economic differences in cost-related medication underuse among insured adults with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes Study
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Pacific Health Research Institute, 846 S Hotel St, 303, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:261-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients' preferences and experiences with providers in managing their drug costs
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1974-80. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying widely covered drugs and drug coverage variation among Medicare part D formularies
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A Burns School of Medicine at University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    JAMA 297:2596-602. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Physicians' willingness and barriers to considering cost when prescribing
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Hawaii Med J 65:318, 320-1. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of generic-only drug benefits on seniors' medication use and financial burden
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, c o PHRI 846 S Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:525-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of an annual dollar limit or "cap" on prescription drug benefits for Medicare patients
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Hawaii, and Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, USA
    JAMA 290:222-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Educational disparities in health behaviors among patients with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:308. 2007
    ..Our understanding of social disparities in diabetes-related health behaviors is incomplete. The purpose of this study was to determine if having less education is associated with poorer diabetes-related health behaviors...
  2. pmc Patient-provider communication regarding drug costs in Medicare Part D beneficiaries with diabetes: a TRIAD Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:164. 2010
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  3. ncbi request reprint Health information technology and physicians' knowledge of drug costs
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96789, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e105-10. 2010
    ..To examine whether physicians' use of information technology (IT) was associated with better knowledge of drug costs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients' knowledge of drug benefit caps and communication with providers about exceeding caps
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Pacific Health Research Institute, 700 Bishop St, Ste 900, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:848-54. 2009
    ..Because beneficiaries who have such gaps must pay all drug costs, an accurate knowledge of gap thresholds and communication with providers about exceeding caps is important for elderly persons to manage out-of-pocket drug costs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and economic differences in cost-related medication underuse among insured adults with diabetes: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes Study
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Pacific Health Research Institute, 846 S Hotel St, 303, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:261-6. 2008
    ..To examine racial/ethnic and economic variation in cost-related medication underuse among insured adults with diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elderly patients' preferences and experiences with providers in managing their drug costs
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1974-80. 2007
    ..To determine whether elderly patients with high drug expenditures want and receive providers' help in managing drug costs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identifying widely covered drugs and drug coverage variation among Medicare part D formularies
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A Burns School of Medicine at University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
    JAMA 297:2596-602. 2007
    ..Clinicians can find it difficult to know which drugs are covered for their Medicare patients because formularies vary widely among Medicare Part D plans and many states have 50 or more such plans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physicians' willingness and barriers to considering cost when prescribing
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Hawaii Med J 65:318, 320-1. 2006
    ..Insurers can help physicians by providing easy access to drug coverage information at the point of prescribing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of generic-only drug benefits on seniors' medication use and financial burden
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii, c o PHRI 846 S Hotel Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:525-32. 2006
    ..Generic-only drug benefits are a way to provide some coverage, as opposed to no coverage...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of an annual dollar limit or "cap" on prescription drug benefits for Medicare patients
    Chien Wen Tseng
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Hawaii, and Pacific Health Research Institute, Honolulu, USA
    JAMA 290:222-7. 2003
    ..Annual dollar limits, or "caps," on drug benefits are common in Medicare managed care (Medicare + Choice) and have been part of several proposals for a national Medicare drug benefit...
  11. ncbi request reprint When patients cannot afford their medications
    Chien Wen Tseng
    University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, Dept of Family Medicine and Community Health, Mililani, USA
    Am Fam Physician 70:605-6, 608. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Medicare calibration of the clinically detailed risk information system for cost
    Kanika Kapur
    University of Hawaii, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:37-54. 2003
    ..This minimizes incentives to game the system by entering multiple related codes for the same condition. The R2 for the CD-RISC model is 11 percent...
  13. pmc Educational disparities in rates of smoking among diabetic adults: the translating research into action for diabetes study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif, and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:365-70. 2008
    ..We assessed educational disparities in smoking rates among adults with diabetes in managed care settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost-lowering strategies used by medicare beneficiaries who exceed drug benefit caps and have a gap in drug coverage
    Chien Wen Tseng
    University of Hawaii Department of Family Practice and Community Health, Honolulu, and UCLA Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif
    JAMA 292:952-60. 2004
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  15. pmc Barriers to patient-physician communication about out-of-pocket costs
    G Caleb Alexander
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:856-60. 2004
    ..Though many patients and physicians believe that they should discuss out-of-pocket costs, research suggests that they infrequently do...
  16. ncbi request reprint Six strategies to identify and assist patients burdened by out-of-pocket prescription costs
    G Caleb Alexander
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 71:433-7. 2004
    ..Many patients find that their out-of-pocket costs of medications are burdensome. Physicians can help, first by remembering to ask about the problem, and then by applying simple strategies to limit the patient's costs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Who is tested for diabetic kidney disease and who initiates treatment? The Translating Research Into Action For Diabetes (TRIAD) Study
    Susan L Johnson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1733-8. 2006
    ..We examined factors associated with screening for albuminuria and initiation of ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) treatment in diabetic patients...

Research Grants2

  1. Clinical Implications of Variation Among Medicare Formularies
    Chien Wen Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Reducing Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence in Persons with Diabetes
    Chien Wen Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If shown to be successful, the Prescribing Guide is practical and low-cost, and could easily be translated to other states, giving it tremendous potential to improve health nationwide. ..