S Vijan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Multivariable risk prediction can greatly enhance the statistical power of clinical trial subgroup analysis
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:18. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of screening intervals for diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Quality Enhancement Research Initiative and the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113 0170, USA
    JAMA 283:889-96. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in type 2 diabetes mellitus: blood pressure goals, choice of agents, and setting priorities in diabetes care
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research, Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:593-602. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic lipid-lowering therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus: background paper for the American College of Physicians
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:650-8. 2004
  5. pmc Brief report: the burden of diabetes therapy: implications for the design of effective patient-centered treatment regimens
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:479-82. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Should we abandon QALYs as a resource allocation tool?
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:953-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Projections of demand and capacity for colonoscopy related to increasing rates of colorectal cancer screening in the United States
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:507-15. 2004
  8. pmc Screening, prevention, counseling, and treatment for the complications of type II diabetes mellitus. Putting evidence into practice
    S Vijan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:567-80. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Which colon cancer screening test? A comparison of costs, effectiveness, and compliance
    S Vijan
    The Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 111:593-601. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The cost-utility of screening for depression in primary care
    M Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113-0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:345-60. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications60

  1. pmc Multivariable risk prediction can greatly enhance the statistical power of clinical trial subgroup analysis
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:18. 2006
    ..conventional subgroup analysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of screening intervals for diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Quality Enhancement Research Initiative and the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48113 0170, USA
    JAMA 283:889-96. 2000
    ..However, the benefit of annual vs less frequent screening intervals has not been well evaluated, especially for low-risk patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hypertension in type 2 diabetes mellitus: blood pressure goals, choice of agents, and setting priorities in diabetes care
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research, Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:593-602. 2003
    ..Hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is a prevalent condition that leads to substantial morbidity and mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic lipid-lowering therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus: background paper for the American College of Physicians
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:650-8. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease is the primary complication and cause of death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Modification of cardiovascular risk factors may improve patient outcomes...
  5. pmc Brief report: the burden of diabetes therapy: implications for the design of effective patient-centered treatment regimens
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:479-82. 2005
    ..Management of diabetes, and in particular blood glucose, can be complex and burdensome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Should we abandon QALYs as a resource allocation tool?
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 24:953-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Projections of demand and capacity for colonoscopy related to increasing rates of colorectal cancer screening in the United States
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development HSR and D, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:507-15. 2004
    ..There is debate about the optimal colorectal cancer screening test, partly because of concerns about colonoscopy demand...
  8. pmc Screening, prevention, counseling, and treatment for the complications of type II diabetes mellitus. Putting evidence into practice
    S Vijan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:567-80. 1997
    ..Implementation of these practices has the potential to significantly improve quality of life and increase life expectancy in patients with type II diabetes mellitus...
  9. ncbi request reprint Which colon cancer screening test? A comparison of costs, effectiveness, and compliance
    S Vijan
    The Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 111:593-601. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the cost effectiveness of different screening strategies for colorectal cancer at levels of compliance likely to be achieved in clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint The cost-utility of screening for depression in primary care
    M Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113-0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:345-60. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Annual and periodic screening for depression cost more than $50 000/QALY, but one-time screening is cost-effective. The cost-effectiveness of screening is likely to improve if treatment becomes more effective...
  11. pmc The impact of diabetes on workforce participation: results from a national household sample
    Sandeep Vijan
    Vetterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1653-69. 2004
    ..Diabetes is a highly prevalent condition that results in substantial morbidity and premature mortality. We investigated how diabetes-associated mortality, disability, early retirement, and work absenteeism impacts workforce participation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Barriers to following dietary recommendations in Type 2 diabetes
    S Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Diabet Med 22:32-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate barriers to following dietary recommendations in patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Narrative review: lack of evidence for recommended low-density lipoprotein treatment targets: a solvable problem
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and University of Michigan Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:520-30. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a microvolt T-wave alternans screening strategy for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement in the MADIT-II-eligible population
    Paul S Chan
    VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:112-21. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Paul S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2513-20. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the cost-effectiveness of left atrial catheter ablation (LACA), amiodarone, and rate control therapy in the management of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  16. ncbi request reprint A cost/utility analysis of open reduction and internal fixation versus cast immobilization for acute nondisplaced mid-waist scaphoid fractures
    Erika N Davis
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1223-35; discussion 1236-8. 2006
    ..The authors conducted a cost/utility analysis to weigh open reduction and internal fixation against cast immobilization in the treatment of acute nondisplaced mid-waist scaphoid fractures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients with ischemic heart disease and left ventricular dysfunction
    Paul S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2228-33. 2006
    ..To investigate the generalizabilty of this mortality reduction, we examined the effectiveness of ICDs in clinical practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Determinants of colorectal cancer screening use, attempts, and non-use
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Prev Med 44:452-8. 2007
    ....
  19. pmc Depression among older adults in the United States and England
    Kara Zivin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1036-44. 2010
    ..Depression negatively affects health and well being among older adults, but there have been no nationally representative comparisons of depression prevalence among older adults in England and the United States...
  20. doi request reprint Surveillance colonoscopy is cost-effective for patients with adenomas who are at high risk of colorectal cancer
    Sameer D Saini
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Gastroenterology 138:2292-9, 2299.e1. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend that patients with colon adenomas undergo periodic surveillance colonoscopy. The purpose of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of these recommendations...
  21. doi request reprint Optimizing statin treatment for primary prevention of coronary artery disease
    Rodney A Hayward
    University of Michigan and Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:69-77. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Hospitalizations and deaths among adults with cardiovascular disease who underuse medications because of cost: a longitudinal analysis
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Practice Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 48:87-94. 2010
    ..Less is known about the extent to which such cost-related medication underuse is associated with increases in subsequent hospitalizations and deaths...
  23. pmc The relative merits of population-based and targeted prevention strategies
    Donna M Zulman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, 6312 Medical Science Building I, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    Milbank Q 86:557-80. 2008
    ..The use of multivariable risk prediction tools, however, may affect the relative merits of this strategy...
  24. doi request reprint Diabetes control with reciprocal peer support versus nurse care management: a randomized trial
    Michele Heisler
    University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:507-15. 2010
    ..Resource barriers complicate diabetes care management. Support from peers may help patients manage their diabetes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incremental benefit and cost-effectiveness of high-dose statin therapy in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease
    Paul S Chan
    University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 115:2398-409. 2007
    ..However, the actual benefit and cost-effectiveness of high-dose statin therapy are unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost of postpartum screening strategies for diabetes among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Catherine Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1102-6. 2007
    ..To compare the cost and time to diagnosis associated with several screening strategies for diabetes in women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and absenteeism among individuals with diabetes
    Kaan Tunceli
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1283-5. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint The value of coronary heart disease care for the elderly: 1987-2002
    Allison B Rosen
    University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:111-23. 2007
    ..Overall, the value of our CHD spending is quite good. Despite this wise investment of resources to date, considerable opportunities remain for additional investment to improve the adoption of valuable but underused health services...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reporting clinical trial results to inform providers, payers, and consumers
    Rodney A Hayward
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1571-81. 2005
    ....
  30. pmc When do patients and their physicians agree on diabetes treatment goals and strategies, and what difference does it make?
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:893-902. 2003
    ..However, this hypothesis has not been tested in actual encounters of patients with their own physicians...
  31. ncbi request reprint Extent and cost of informal caregiving for older Americans with symptoms of depression
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls Building, Room 7E01, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:857-63. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to obtain nationally representative estimates of the additional time and cost associated with informal caregiving for older Americans with depressive symptoms...
  32. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use and counseling about aspirin among patients with diabetes
    Sarah L Krein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113
    Diabetes Care 25:965-70. 2002
    ..This study examines current physician practices and the use of aspirin therapy by individuals with diabetes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient risk on the hospital volume-outcome relationship in coronary artery bypass grafting
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, 48109 0366, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:333-7. 2005
    ..We assessed (1) whether in-hospital mortality rates differ across lower- and higher-volume hospitals by expected surgical risk and (2) whether high-risk patients are more likely to undergo CABG at low-volume centers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Informal caregiving for diabetes and diabetic complications among elderly americans
    Kenneth M Langa
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S177-86. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The relationship between knowledge of recent HbA1c values and diabetes care understanding and self-management
    Michele Heisler
    HSR and D Field Program, Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, P O Box 130170, 11H, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:816-22. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of full medicare coverage of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors for beneficiaries with diabetes
    Allison B Rosen
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health Systems, 300 North Ingalls, Suite 7E10, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:89-99. 2005
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors slow renal disease progression and reduce cardiac morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes. Patients' out-of-pocket costs pose a barrier to using this effective therapy...
  37. pmc Getting heavier, younger: trajectories of obesity over the life course
    J M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:614-23. 2010
    ..Such trends may have implications for the prevalence of obesity-associated conditions among population subgroups, including type 2 diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Avoiding pitfalls in chronic disease quality measurement: a case for the next generation of technical quality measures
    E A Kerr
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1033-43. 2001
    ..We believe that using more tightly linked measures in quality assessment will identify important quality of care problems and is more likely to produce improved outcomes for those with chronic diseases...
  39. doi request reprint Beyond utilitarianism: a method for analyzing competing ethical principles in a decision analysis of liver transplantation
    Michael L Volk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:763-72. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors examine a method to incorporate competing ethical principles in a decision analysis of liver transplantation for a patient with acute liver failure (ALF)...
  40. pmc The cost-effectiveness of CT colonography in screening for colorectal neoplasia
    Sandeep Vijan
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:380-90. 2007
    ..We examined the cost-effectiveness of 2- and 3-dimensional computerized tomography (CT) colonography as a screening test for colorectal neoplasia...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of a celebrity promotional campaign on the use of colon cancer screening: the Katie Couric effect
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1601-5. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of Katie Couric's March 2000 Today Show colorectal cancer awareness campaign on colonoscopy rates...
  42. ncbi request reprint Proactive case management of high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus by a clinical pharmacist: a randomized controlled trial
    Hae Mi Choe
    College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:253-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of case management by a clinical pharmacist on glycemic control and preventive measures in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  43. doi request reprint A novel model measuring the harm of transplanting hepatocellular carcinoma exceeding Milan criteria
    M L Volk
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Health System, 6312 Medical Science Building 1, 1150 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:839-46. 2008
    ..In regions with less severe organ shortage, a more aggressive approach to transplanting these patients may be justified...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of hospital volume in coronary artery bypass grafting: is more always better?
    B K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0366, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1923-30. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether outcomes of nonemergent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) differed between low- and high-volume hospitals in patients at different levels of surgical risk...
  45. ncbi request reprint Case management for patients with poorly controlled diabetes: a randomized trial
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med 116:732-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of a collaborative case management intervention for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes on glycemic control, intermediate cardiovascular outcomes, satisfaction with care, and resource utilization...
  46. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for the care of diabetes mellitus in vulnerable elders
    Paul Shekelle
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S312-7. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the optimal hemoglobin A1c targets. A guidance statement from the American College of Physicians
    Amir Qaseem
    American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:417-22. 2007
    ..STATEMENT 3: We recommend further research to assess the optimal level of glycemic control, particularly in the presence of comorbid conditions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Intensive glucose control in elderly adults
    Rodney A Hayward
    JAMA 297:2195; author reply 2196. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Predicted quality-adjusted life years as a composite measure of the clinical value of diabetes risk factor control
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 45:315-21. 2007
    ..These quality indicators often are examined separately and weighted equally in performance measurement, potentially discarding important information...
  50. pmc Cost-effectiveness of in-home automated external defibrillators for individuals at increased risk of sudden cardiac death
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:251-8. 2005
    ..The current study was conducted to explore the relationship between individuals' risk of cardiac arrest and cost-effectiveness of in-home AED deployment...
  51. ncbi request reprint The value of medical spending in the United States, 1960-2000
    David M Cutler
    Department of Economics, Harvard University, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Mass 02138, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:920-7. 2006
    ..The increased use of medical therapies has led to increased medical costs. To provide insight into the value of this increased spending, we compared gains in life expectancy with the increased costs of care from 1960 through 2000...
  52. ncbi request reprint Implantable or external defibrillators for individuals at increased risk of cardiac arrest: where cost-effectiveness hits fiscal reality
    Peter Cram
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Value Health 9:292-302. 2006
    ..We used decision analysis to evaluate the clinical and economic trade-offs of AEDs, ICDs, and emergency medical services equipped with defibrillators (EMS-D) for reducing cardiac arrest mortality...
  53. ncbi request reprint Tissue plasminogen activator was cost-effective compared to streptokinase in only selected patients with acute myocardial infarction
    David M Kent
    Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:843-52. 2004
    ..We sought to explore the patient-specific cost-effectiveness in a community-based sample for a therapy for which the average cost-effectiveness in a clinical trial has been well-described...
  54. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of major adult visual disorders in the United States
    David B Rein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1754-60. 2006
    ....
  55. pmc Cost-effectiveness of automated external defibrillator deployment in selected public locations
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, 6SE GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:745-54. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the AHA recommendation and of AED deployment in selected public locations with known cardiac arrest rates...
  56. ncbi request reprint An independently derived and validated predictive model for selecting patients with myocardial infarction who are likely to benefit from tissue plasminogen activator compared with streptokinase
    David M Kent
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Am J Med 113:104-11. 2002
    ..3% 30-day mortality, compared with a mortality of 7.3% among those treated with streptokinase, despite a greater risk of intracranial hemorrhage with tPA. However, in part because of its higher cost, tPA has not been adopted universally...
  57. ncbi request reprint Public use of automated external defibrillators
    Peter Cram
    N Engl J Med 348:755-6; author reply 755-6. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for type 2 diabetes
    Sarah L Krein
    JAMA 296:2680; author reply 2681. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint The impact of including passive benefits in cost-effectiveness analysis: the case of automated external defibrillators on commercial aircraft
    Peter Cram
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Value Health 6:466-73. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact that varying quantities of passive benefit have on the cost-effectiveness of airline defibrillator programs...
  60. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillator deployment in high schools and senior centers
    Elizabeth Jones
    Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical, Center, Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal, Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:382-5. 2005
    ..However, there are limited data on whether such a strategy is being followed. The authors surveyed low-risk (schools) and high-risk (senior centers) venues to assess the availability of AEDs...

Research Grants3

  1. Cost-effectiveness of genetic screening for colon cancer
    Sandeep Vijan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Outcome measures: The risks of developing or dying from CRC, the costs of screening, and the incremental cost-effectiveness of various screening regimens. ..