John Zeber

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mortality and guideline-concordant care for older patients with schizophrenia: a retrospective longitudinal study
    Jack Y Tsan
    VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs, 4800 Memorial Drive 151C, Waco, TX 76711, USA
    BMC Med 10:147. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A Systematic Literature Review of Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors Associated with Initial Medication Adherence: A Report of the ISPOR Medication Adherence & Persistence Special Interest Group
    John E Zeber
    Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Temple, TX, USA Scott and White Healthcare, Center for Applied Health Research, Temple, TX, USA Electronic address
    Value Health 16:891-900. 2013
  3. pmc Suicide-related behaviors in older patients with new anti-epileptic drug use: data from the VA hospital system
    Anne C Vancott
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Neurology Division, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Med 8:4. 2010
  4. pmc Patterns of primary care and mortality among patients with schizophrenia or diabetes: a cluster analysis approach to the retrospective study of healthcare utilization
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:127. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Cancer rates, medical comorbidities, and treatment modalities in the oldest patients
    John E Zeber
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 67:237-42. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance perceptions and medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, United States
    J Affect Disord 107:53-62. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of a medication copayment increase in veterans with schizophrenia
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:335-46. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: self-reported access to general medical and psychiatric care among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs VA Health Services Research and Development Service HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:740. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of comorbid psychiatric conditions in health status in epilepsy
    John E Zeber
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D Verdict, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:539-46. 2007
  10. pmc Perceived access to general medical and psychiatric care among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs Health Service Research and Development Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:720-7. 2009

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Publications35

  1. pmc Mortality and guideline-concordant care for older patients with schizophrenia: a retrospective longitudinal study
    Jack Y Tsan
    VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs, 4800 Memorial Drive 151C, Waco, TX 76711, USA
    BMC Med 10:147. 2012
    ..We analyzed the receipt by patients with schizophrenia of 11 types of guideline-concordant care and the association of such care with survival...
  2. doi request reprint A Systematic Literature Review of Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors Associated with Initial Medication Adherence: A Report of the ISPOR Medication Adherence & Persistence Special Interest Group
    John E Zeber
    Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Temple, TX, USA Scott and White Healthcare, Center for Applied Health Research, Temple, TX, USA Electronic address
    Value Health 16:891-900. 2013
    ..As interventions targeting this crucial first phase can affect long-term adherence and outcomes, an international panel conducted a systematic literature review targeting behavioral or psychosocial risk factors...
  3. pmc Suicide-related behaviors in older patients with new anti-epileptic drug use: data from the VA hospital system
    Anne C Vancott
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Neurology Division, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Med 8:4. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between suicide-related behaviors and different AEDs in older veterans receiving new AED monotherapy from the Veterans Health Administration (VA), controlling for potential confounders...
  4. pmc Patterns of primary care and mortality among patients with schizophrenia or diabetes: a cluster analysis approach to the retrospective study of healthcare utilization
    Laurel A Copeland
    VERDICT Research, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:127. 2009
    ..We also assessed whether such patterns of primary care use were a significant predictor of mortality over a 4-year period...
  5. doi request reprint Cancer rates, medical comorbidities, and treatment modalities in the oldest patients
    John E Zeber
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 67:237-42. 2008
    ..As we reconcile definitions of 'elderly' with appropriate treatment options, compassionate care requires identifying geriatric oncology guidelines that improve survival and quality of life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic alliance perceptions and medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, United States
    J Affect Disord 107:53-62. 2008
    ..Maintaining a beneficial therapeutic alliance with providers is one important strategy for improving adherence. We examine the association between adherence and therapeutic environment perceptions among veterans with bipolar disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of a medication copayment increase in veterans with schizophrenia
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:335-46. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Datapoints: self-reported access to general medical and psychiatric care among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs VA Health Services Research and Development Service HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd 11C6, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:740. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of comorbid psychiatric conditions in health status in epilepsy
    John E Zeber
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D Verdict, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 10:539-46. 2007
    ..Patients with epilepsy are uniquely at risk for high physical-psychiatric comorbidity profiles, with concomitant losses in perceived health status...
  10. pmc Perceived access to general medical and psychiatric care among veterans with bipolar disorder
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs Health Service Research and Development Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:720-7. 2009
    ..We examined associations between patient characteristics and self-reported difficulties in accessing mental health and general medical care services...
  11. doi request reprint Medication adherence, ethnicity, and the influence of multiple psychosocial and financial barriers
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 38:86-95. 2011
    ..Fortunately tailored clinical interventions can improve adherence, particularly by addressing modifiable risk factors...
  12. pmc Cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes: Attributable risk due to modifiable risk factors
    John Zeber
    US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Can Fam Physician 56:e302-7. 2010
    ..To examine the common clinical and behavioural factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk (ie, attributable risk) among those with type 2 diabetes...
  13. doi request reprint Treatment adherence and illness insight in veterans with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:16-21. 2008
    ..Odds of poor adherence increased for women, African Americans, mania, and hazardous drinking. The association of mutable factors-hazardous drinking, manic symptoms, and insight-could represent an opportunity to improve adherence...
  14. doi request reprint A collaborative therapeutic relationship and risk of suicidal ideation in patients with bipolar disorder
    Mark A Ilgen
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development and VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:246-51. 2009
    ..The present study examines the relative impact of current mood state (depressed, manic or mixed) and patient perceptions of the therapeutic relationship on suicidal ideation in veterans with BD...
  15. pmc Clinical and demographic factors associated with homelessness and incarceration among VA patients with bipolar disorder
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:871-7. 2009
    ..We assessed the association between homelessness and incarceration in Veterans Affairs patients with bipolar disorder...
  16. pmc How the relationship of attitudes toward mental health treatment and service use differs by age, gender, ethnicity/race and education
    Jodi M Gonzalez
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:45-57. 2011
    ..We investigated the influence of interactions between attitudes toward treatment and age, gender, ethnicity/race and education for both general medical and specialty care...
  17. doi request reprint Psychiatric disease burden profiles among veterans with epilepsy: the association with health services utilization
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    Veterans Evidence Based Research Dissemination Implementation Center, Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:925-8. 2008
    ..This brief report describes patterns of psychiatric comorbidities among patients with epilepsy and their relationship with health care utilization...
  18. doi request reprint Postoperative complications in the seriously mentally ill: a systematic review of the literature
    Laurel A Copeland
    Veterans Affairs HSRD South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Ann Surg 248:31-8. 2008
    ..To determine the knowledge base on clinical outcomes of surgery among persons diagnosed with serious mental illness...
  19. pmc Participatory decision making, patient activation, medication adherence, and intermediate clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetes: a STARNet study
    Michael L Parchman
    VERDICT Health Services Research Program, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:410-7. 2010
    ..Participatory decision making (PDM) is associated with improved diabetes control. We examine a causal model linking PDM to improved clinical outcomes that included patient activation and medication adherence...
  20. pmc The challenges of multimorbidity from the patient perspective
    Polly Hitchcock Noel
    VERDICT South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:419-24. 2007
    ..Although multiple co-occurring chronic illnesses within the same individual are increasingly common, few studies have examined the challenges of multimorbidity from the patient perspective...
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of epilepsy on health status among younger and older adults
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Epilepsia 46:1820-7. 2005
    ..This study examines the impact of epilepsy on patients' subjective health status in a population that includes both younger and older adults...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk of coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes and the delivery of care consistent with the chronic care model in primary care settings: a STARNet study
    Michael L Parchman
    Veterans Affairs HSR and D, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, USA
    Med Care 45:1129-34. 2007
    ..Modifiable risks for coronary heart disease (CHD) in type 2 diabetes include glucose, blood pressure, lipid control, and smoking. The chronic care model (CCM) provides an organizational framework for improving these outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary disease among inpatient decedents: Impact of schizophrenia
    Laurel A Copeland
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT HSR and D, 7400 Merton Minter 11c6, San Antonio, Texas 78229 4404, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:720-6. 2007
    ..Determine the risk associated with schizophrenia for common pulmonary illness (pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)) during the last year of life...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unforeseen inpatient mortality among veterans with schizophrenia
    Laurel A Copeland
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System VERDICT HSR and D, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Med Care 44:110-6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that death among patients with schizophrenia occurs more frequently after minimal care of comorbid conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessing potentially inappropriate prescribing in the elderly Veterans Affairs population using the HEDIS 2006 quality measure
    Mary Jo V Pugh
    South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, Audie L Murphy Division 11C6, 7400 Merton Minter Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:537-45. 2006
    ..The resulting list of drugs to avoid was added to the 2006 Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) to measure the quality of prescribing for the elderly...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serious mental illness, aging, and utilization patterns among veterans
    John E Zeber
    Veterans Evidence Based Research Dissemination Implementation Research Center VERDICT, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System HSR and D, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Mil Med 171:619-26. 2006
    ..Careful attention to mental health utilization patterns may help policy makers and providers understand psychiatric needs in older patients...
  27. pmc The use of individually tailored environmental supports to improve medication adherence and outcomes in schizophrenia
    Dawn I Velligan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:483-93. 2008
    ..Comprehensive supports targeting multiple domains of functioning are necessary to improve functional outcomes. Maintenance of gains in functional outcome may require some form of continued intervention...
  28. ncbi request reprint The expert consensus guideline series: adherence problems in patients with serious and persistent mental illness
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1-46; quiz 47-8. 2009
    ..Poor adherence to medication treatment can have devastating consequences for patients with mental illness. The goal of this project was to develop recommendations for addressing adherence problems to improve patient outcomes...
  29. doi request reprint Trends in antiepileptic drug prescribing for older patients with new-onset epilepsy: 2000-2004
    M J V Pugh
    Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System Verdict, Audie L Murphy Division 11C6, 7400 Merton Minter Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78229 4404, USA
    Neurology 70:2171-8. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine if changes in practice occurred between 2000 and 2004--a time during which evidence and recommendations became increasingly available...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of strengths model versus assertive community treatment model on participant outcomes and utilization: two-year follow-up
    Kristen Lawton Barry
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Evaluation, and Research Center, Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113 0170, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 26:268-77. 2003
    ..Findings support both treatment models, but additional clinical gains may be obtained from the Strengths approach...
  31. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic drug and cardiovascular disease risk monitoring in patients with bipolar disorder
    Amy M Kilbourne
    VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Affect Disord 102:145-51. 2007
    ..We assessed whether patients with bipolar disorder received serum drug level and toxicity monitoring for mood stabilizers and assessment of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related risk factors attributed to atypical antipsychotic medications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and diagnostic patterns in veterans with psychoses
    Frederic C Blow
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:841-51. 2004
    ..With increasing attention paid to provider cultural competency, we investigate current diagnostic practices within a veteran population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Poor antipsychotic adherence among patients with schizophrenia: medication and patient factors
    Marcia Valenstein
    Health Services Research and Development HSRandD, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Schizophr Bull 30:255-64. 2004
    ..African-Americans and younger patients are particularly at risk. Unfortunately, atypical antipsychotics may not be associated with substantial improvements in adherence. More intensive interventions are likely needed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications among veterans
    Laurel A Copeland
    VA Health Services Research and Development Field Office, Ann Arbor, Mich, 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1817-22. 2003
    ..This study assessed the current state of antipsychotic prescription practices regarding race among veterans receiving care through the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pharmacy data identify poorly adherent patients with schizophrenia at increased risk for admission
    Marcia Valenstein
    From the Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center for Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Med Care 40:630-9. 2002
    ..Health care organizations may be able to use pharmacy data to identify patients with schizophrenia and poor antipsychotic adherence...