Wendy E Weller

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Appending limited clinical data to an administrative database for assessing institutional quality outliers for AMI care: does it matter?
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Int J Cardiol 140:95-101. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Comparing outcomes of laparoscopic versus open bariatric surgery
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Ann Surg 248:10-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Regional variations in gastric bypass surgery: results from the 2005 nationwide inpatient sample
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, One University Place, Room 167, Rensselaer, NY, 12144 3456, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1225-32. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between surgeon and hospital volume and readmission after bariatric operation
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Albany, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:383-91. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital postoperative complications among adults undergoing bariatric procedures in New York state, 2003
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, NY, USA
    Obes Surg 16:702-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Readmissions for venous thromboembolism: expanding the definition of patient safety indicators
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:497-504. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between provider volume and postoperative complications for bariatric procedures in New York State
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:753-61. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Utilization of medical and health-related services among school-age children and adolescents with special health care needs (1994 National Health Interview Survey on Disability [NHIS-D] Baseline Data)
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany 12144, USA
    Pediatrics 112:593-603. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic medical illness, depression, and use of acute medical services among Medicare beneficiaries
    Seth Himelhoch
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 42:512-21. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Preventable hospitalization among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes
    Marlene R Niefeld
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1344-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Appending limited clinical data to an administrative database for assessing institutional quality outliers for AMI care: does it matter?
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Int J Cardiol 140:95-101. 2010
    ..The major objective of this study was to determine whether individual hospital performance would be assessed differently if clinical data were added to an administrative dataset...
  2. doi request reprint Comparing outcomes of laparoscopic versus open bariatric surgery
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    Ann Surg 248:10-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to use nationally representative data to compare outcomes of open gastric bypass (OGB) versus laparoscopic gastric bypass (LGB) surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Regional variations in gastric bypass surgery: results from the 2005 nationwide inpatient sample
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, One University Place, Room 167, Rensselaer, NY, 12144 3456, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1225-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to use nationally representative data to examine regional variations in the use and outcomes of gastric bypass surgery...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between surgeon and hospital volume and readmission after bariatric operation
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Albany, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:383-91. 2007
    ..Few studies have focused on the relationship between provider volume and short-term readmissions among bariatric operation patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital postoperative complications among adults undergoing bariatric procedures in New York state, 2003
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, NY, USA
    Obes Surg 16:702-8. 2006
    ..Understanding patient level factors that predict or are associated with adverse outcomes among bariatric surgery patients can help to identify patients who need to be monitored particularly carefully...
  6. ncbi request reprint Readmissions for venous thromboembolism: expanding the definition of patient safety indicators
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:497-504. 2004
    ..Short-term readmissions for VTE are excluded because most state administrative databases are unable to track readmissions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between provider volume and postoperative complications for bariatric procedures in New York State
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:753-61. 2006
    ..Although the number of bariatric procedures has grown recently, few studies have focused on the relationship between provider volume and outcomes among patients undergoing a bariatric procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Utilization of medical and health-related services among school-age children and adolescents with special health care needs (1994 National Health Interview Survey on Disability [NHIS-D] Baseline Data)
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany 12144, USA
    Pediatrics 112:593-603. 2003
    ..To determine how sociodemographic factors and type of insurance influence use of medical and health-related services by children with special health care needs (CSHCN), after controlling for need...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic medical illness, depression, and use of acute medical services among Medicare beneficiaries
    Seth Himelhoch
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 42:512-21. 2004
    ..This study assessed the relation of comorbid depressive syndrome with utilization of emergency department services and preventable inpatient hospitalizations among elderly individuals with chronic medical conditions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preventable hospitalization among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes
    Marlene R Niefeld
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1344-9. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of comorbid conditions on preventable hospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries aged > or =65 years with type 2 diabetes...