Morris Weinberger

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of outcomes for veterans receiving dialysis care from VA and non-VA providers
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:26. 2013
  2. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
  3. pmc Comparison of a one-time educational intervention to a teach-to-goal educational intervention for self-management of heart failure: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Darren A DeWalt
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:99. 2009
  4. pmc Variation in use of surveillance colonoscopy among colorectal cancer survivors in the United States
    Talya Salz
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 E, 63rd St, New York, NY 10065, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:256. 2010
  5. pmc An organizing framework for informal caregiver interventions: detailing caregiving activities and caregiver and care recipient outcomes to optimize evaluation efforts
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:77. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist care for patients with reactive airways disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Morris Weinberger
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JAMA 288:1594-602. 2002
  7. pmc Assessing symptoms and peak expiratory flow rate as predictors of asthma exacerbations
    William M Tierney
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th Street, Room M200 OPW, Indianapolis, IN 46256, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:237-42. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician permission versus notification on research recruitment through cancer registries (United States)
    Laura M Beskow
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:315-23. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of perceptions of overweight and relation to self-care behaviors among adolescents with type 2 diabetes and their parents
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:227-9. 2008
  10. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults from 17 family practice clinics in North Carolina
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Bldg, CB 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A05. 2009

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Publications52

  1. pmc Comparison of outcomes for veterans receiving dialysis care from VA and non-VA providers
    Virginia Wang
    Health Services Research and Development, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:26. 2013
    ..We assessed the extent of chronic dialysis treatment utilization and differences in all-cause hospitalizations and mortality between veterans receiving dialysis from VA versus VA-outsourced providers...
  2. pmc Study protocol: Couples Partnering for Lipid Enhancing Strategies (CouPLES) - a randomized, controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Trials 10:10. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Comparison of a one-time educational intervention to a teach-to-goal educational intervention for self-management of heart failure: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Darren A DeWalt
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:99. 2009
    ..This study compares a single session self-management HF training program against a multiple session training intervention and examines whether their effects differ by literacy level...
  4. pmc Variation in use of surveillance colonoscopy among colorectal cancer survivors in the United States
    Talya Salz
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 E, 63rd St, New York, NY 10065, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:256. 2010
    ..Using data from a large, multi-regional, population-based cohort, we describe the rate of surveillance colonoscopy and its association with geographic, sociodemographic, clinical, and health services characteristics...
  5. pmc An organizing framework for informal caregiver interventions: detailing caregiving activities and caregiver and care recipient outcomes to optimize evaluation efforts
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:77. 2011
    ..In so doing, we characterize what has been measured in the published literature to date and what should be measured in future studies to enable comparisons across interventions and across time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacist care for patients with reactive airways disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Morris Weinberger
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JAMA 288:1594-602. 2002
    ..It is not known whether patient outcomes are enhanced by effective pharmacist-patient interactions...
  7. pmc Assessing symptoms and peak expiratory flow rate as predictors of asthma exacerbations
    William M Tierney
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1001 W 10th Street, Room M200 OPW, Indianapolis, IN 46256, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:237-42. 2004
    ..To investigate peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) and quality of life scores for their ability to predict exacerbations of asthma...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician permission versus notification on research recruitment through cancer registries (United States)
    Laura M Beskow
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:315-23. 2006
    ..To determine how physicians responded when investigators inquired about contacting patients identified through a central cancer registry, and to examine participation rates under physician permission versus notification approaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of perceptions of overweight and relation to self-care behaviors among adolescents with type 2 diabetes and their parents
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:227-9. 2008
    ..To examine how adolescents with type 2 diabetes and their parents/primary caregivers perceive the adolescents' weight and the relationship of those perceptions to diet and exercise behaviors and perceived barriers to healthy behaviors...
  10. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults from 17 family practice clinics in North Carolina
    Leigh F Callahan
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3300 Thurston Bldg, CB 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7280, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A05. 2009
    ..We examined health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in white and African American patients based on their own and their community's socioeconomic status...
  11. pmc The quality of medication use in older adults: methods of a longitudinal study
    Mary T Roth
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:220-33. 2008
    ..Efforts to both measure and improve the quality of medication use often define quality too narrowly and fall short of addressing the complexity of an older adult's medication regimen...
  12. pmc Research recruitment through US central cancer registries: balancing privacy and scientific issues
    Laura M Beskow
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1920-6. 2006
    ..Further discussion about balanced recruitment approaches that protect patient privacy and encourage beneficial research is needed...
  13. doi request reprint Communication about depression during rheumatoid arthritis patient visits
    Betsy Sleath
    University of North Carolina, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7630, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:186-91. 2008
    ..To examine whether rheumatologists and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with depressive symptoms communicate about depression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Veterans Affairs primary care organizational characteristics associated with better diabetes control
    George L Jackson
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27705, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:225-37. 2005
    ..To examine organizational features of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care programs hypothesized to be associated with better diabetes control, as indicated by hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of physicians' guideline compliance on patients' statin adherence: a retrospective cohort study
    Joanne R Campione
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:229-39. 2005
    ..National cholesterol management guidelines recommend regular follow-up of patients and annual lipid evaluations to promote adherence to statin therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patient perspectives on research recruitment through cancer registries
    Laura M Beskow
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7411, McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1171-5. 2005
    ..To gain preliminary insight into patients' levels of awareness and preferences about research recruitment through cancer registries...
  17. doi request reprint Health status and health care expenditures in a nationally representative sample: how do overweight and healthy-weight children compare?
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e269-77. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine whether overweight children have (1) more chronic conditions, (2) poorer health, and (3) greater health care expenditures than healthy-weight children...
  18. pmc Accuracy of the pain numeric rating scale as a screening test in primary care
    Erin E Krebs
    Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1453-8. 2007
    ..Universal pain screening with a 0-10 pain intensity numeric rating scale (NRS) has been widely implemented in primary care...
  19. doi request reprint Measuring the quality of medication use in older adults
    Mary T Roth
    From the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7360, Kerr Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1096-102. 2009
    ..The article concludes with recommendations for moving toward a more-comprehensive approach to measuring the quality of medication use in older adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interpreting subgroup analyses: is a school-based asthma treatment program's effect modified by secondhand smoke exposure?
    David G Bundy
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7105, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:469-71. 2004
  21. pmc Racial disparities in the quality of medication use in older adults: baseline findings from a longitudinal study
    Mary T Roth
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7360, Kerr Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7360, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:228-34. 2010
    ..It has been suggested that racial differences exist in medication use. Most efforts to evaluate the quality of medication use target specific drugs or disease states, or a set of pre-defined quality indicators, rather than the patient...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of participants in clinical studies
    Morris Weinberger
    Roudebush VAMC, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:230-4. 2002
    ..The fact that the protocol can be easily implemented in most sites should encourage investigators to use these strategies to conduct similar studies...
  23. doi request reprint Methodology of a pilot study to improve the quality of medication use in older adults: Enhancing Quality in Psychiatry Using Pharmacists (EQUIPP)
    Mary T Roth
    Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7573, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:362-72. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Using BMI to determine cardiovascular risk in childhood: how do the BMI cutoffs fare?
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School ofNursing, University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e905-12. 2009
    ..We examined whether the existing BMI percentile cutoffs are optimal for defining increased risk for dyslipidemia, dysglycemia, and hypertension...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute low back pain self-management intervention for urban primary care patients: rationale, design, and predictors of participation
    Teresa M Damush
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:372-9. 2002
    ..Issues related to recruitment and protocol delivery, and attendance patterns and predictors of program attendance are described...
  26. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of including symptom data in computer-based care suggestions for managing patients with chronic heart failure
    Usha Subramanian
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Am J Med 116:375-84. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Can guidelines impact the ordering of magnetic resonance imaging studies by primary care providers for low back pain?
    Jaya K Rao
    Center for Health Services Research, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:27-35. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The long-term effects of a self-management program for inner-city primary care patients with acute low back pain
    Teresa M Damush
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2632-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of a self-management program for low-income primary care patients with acute low back pain (ALBP) from inner-city neighborhood health centers...
  29. pmc Geographic variation in health care utilization and outcomes in veterans with acute myocardial infarction
    Usha Subramanian
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:604-11. 2002
    ....
  30. pmc Documentation of pain care processes does not accurately reflect pain management delivered in primary care
    Erin E Krebs
    Center on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:194-9. 2010
    ..Studies have found that primary care providers frequently fail to document pain assessment and management...
  31. doi request reprint Quality of pharmacotherapy and outcomes for older veterans discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:875-80. 2008
    ..To determine whether suboptimal pharmacotherapy increases the risk of adverse outcomes in older adults discharged from the emergency department (ED)...
  32. pmc Issues in conducting randomized controlled trials of health services research interventions in nonacademic practice settings: the case of retail pharmacies
    Morris Weinberger
    Indiana University Schol of Medicine, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1067-77. 2002
    ..To describe unexpected challenges and strategies to overcome them when conducting randomized controlled trials (RCT) of health services research interventions in retail pharmacies...
  33. doi request reprint The Self-Management of OsteoArthritis in Veterans (SeMOA) Study: design and methodology
    Kelli D Allen
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705P, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:596-607. 2008
    ..There is a need to implement effective self-management programs among the growing number of adults with OA...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pharmacist intervention to improve medication adherence in heart failure: a randomized trial
    Michael D Murray
    Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:714-25. 2007
    ..Patients with heart failure who take several prescription medications sometimes have poor adherence to their treatment regimens. Few interventions designed to improve adherence to therapy have been rigorously tested...
  35. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the Veterans Health Administration in understanding racial disparities in access and utilization of health care: a spirit of inquiry
    Eugene Z Oddone
    Med Care 40:I3-13. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Predicting reports of unmet expectations among rheumatology patients
    Jaya K Rao
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:215-21. 2004
    ..Approximately 25% of patients report unmet expectations after their doctor visits. In a longitudinal study of rheumatology patients, we examined whether changes in health status could predict unmet expectations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and health among persons with diabetes mellitus: a conceptual framework and review of the literature
    Arleen F Brown
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 26:63-77. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Influence of patient literacy on the effectiveness of a primary care-based diabetes disease management program
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn 37232 8300, USA
    JAMA 292:1711-6. 2004
    ..Low literacy is an important barrier for patients with diabetes, but interventions to address low literacy have not been well examined...
  39. ncbi request reprint Integrating clinical nurse specialists into the treatment of primary care patients with depression
    Ralph W Swindle
    Roudebush VAMC, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:17-37. 2003
    ..To examine the effectiveness of integrating generalist and specialist care for veterans with depression...
  40. ncbi request reprint Methodology of an ongoing, randomized, controlled trial to improve drug use for elderly patients with chronic heart failure
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:53-65. 2004
    ..However, patients may not adhere to therapy. Patients with complex medication regimens and low health literacy are at risk for nonadherence...
  41. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a primary care-based disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin levels in patients with diabetes
    Russell L Rothman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Med 118:276-84. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of a pharmacist-led, primary care-based, disease management program to improve cardiovascular risk factors and glycated hemoglobin (A(1C)) levels in vulnerable patients with poorly controlled diabetes...
  42. ncbi request reprint The Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy in Diabetes scale: a diabetes knowledge scale for vulnerable patients
    Russell L Rothman
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenneessee 37232 8300, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:215-24. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a new knowledge scale for patients with type 2 diabetes and poor literacy: the Spoken Knowledge in Low Literacy patients with Diabetes (SKILLD)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction and use of Veterans Affairs versus non-Veterans Affairs healthcare services by veterans
    Kevin T Stroupe
    Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Med Care 43:453-60. 2005
    ..We examined whether patient satisfaction affected subsequent use of non-Veterans Affairs (VA) services among chronically ill veterans discharged from VA hospitals...
  44. ncbi request reprint Race, ethnicity, socioeconomic position, and quality of care for adults with diabetes enrolled in managed care: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1736, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2864-70. 2005
    ..To examine racial/ethnic and socioeconomic variation in diabetes care in managed-care settings...
  45. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a self-management program for primary care patients with acute low back pain: short-term effects
    Teresa M Damush
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:179-86. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of a self-management program (SMP) on primary care patients with acute low back pain (ALBP) from low income, inner city neighborhood health centers and an emergency department of a public teaching hospital...
  46. pmc Simultaneous control of intermediate diabetes outcomes among Veterans Affairs primary care patients
    George L Jackson
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1050-6. 2006
    ..The degree to which these intermediate outcomes are simultaneously controlled has not been extensively described...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rheumatology patients' use of complementary therapies: results from a one-year longitudinal study
    Jaya K Rao
    Arthritis Rheum 49:619-25. 2003
    ..To examine the natural history of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and its impact on outcomes within a cohort of rheumatology patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint A remarkable legacy of science: review of AHRQ-funded articles published in Medical Care during John Eisenberg's Directorship of AHRQ. Agency for Health care Research and Quality
    William M Tierney
    Med Care 40:1003-11. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework to study medication adherence in older adults
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2:36-43. 2004
    ..Adults aged > or =50 years often have multiple chronic diseases requiring multiple medications. However, even drugs with well-documented benefits are often not taken as prescribed, for a variety of reasons...
  50. ncbi request reprint Walking speed predicts health status and hospital costs for frail elderly male veterans
    Jama L Purser
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:535-46. 2005
    ..Walking speed is useful for the functional assessment of acutely ill, hospitalized older adults. Measurement of walking speed over time may help predict those who will need and use more health-related services...
  51. pmc Adverse health outcomes after discharge from the emergency department--incidence and risk factors in a veteran population
    S Nicole Hastings
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1527-31. 2007
    ..An Emergency Department (ED) visit represents a time of significant risk for an older adult; however, little is known about adverse outcomes after an ED visit in the VA system...
  52. ncbi request reprint The role of pharmacists in clinical care: where do we go from here?
    Russell Rothman
    Eff Clin Pract 5:91-4. 2002