Ilene H Zuckerman

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of exposure to evidence-based pharmacotherapy on outcomes after acute myocardial infarction in older adults
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1854-61. 2012
  2. pmc Validation of a method for identifying nursing home admissions using administrative claims
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:202. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Effect of age on survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in elderly patients with Stage III colon cancer
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1403-10. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational intervention for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction on Medicaid drug use and cost
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Center on Drugs and Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:493-500. 2004
  5. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of dementia among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S328-33. 2008
  6. pmc Inappropriate drug use and risk of transition to nursing homes among community-dwelling older adults
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 44:722-30. 2006
  7. pmc Concurrent acute illness and comorbid conditions poorly predict antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infections: a cross-sectional analysis
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:47. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission among patients with and without dementia
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:246-54. 2005
  9. pmc How Medicare Part D benefit phases affect adherence with evidence-based medications following acute myocardial infarction
    Bruce Stuart
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    Health Serv Res 48:1960-77. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Medicare beneficiaries residing in long-term care facilities
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:262-70. 2009

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Publications66

  1. pmc Effect of exposure to evidence-based pharmacotherapy on outcomes after acute myocardial infarction in older adults
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1854-61. 2012
    ..To assess the effect of exposure to evidence-based medication after hospital discharge for Medicare beneficiaries with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  2. pmc Validation of a method for identifying nursing home admissions using administrative claims
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:202. 2007
    ..Our objective was to develop and validate an algorithm that identifies nursing home admissions at the resident-month level using the MarketScan Medicare Supplemental and Coordination of Benefit (COB) database...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of age on survival benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in elderly patients with Stage III colon cancer
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1403-10. 2009
    ..To estimate the modifying effect of age on the survival benefit associated with adjuvant chemotherapy receipt in elderly patients with a diagnosis of Stage III colon cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational intervention for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction on Medicaid drug use and cost
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Center on Drugs and Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:493-500. 2004
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  5. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the treatment of dementia among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S328-33. 2008
    ..We investigated differences in anti-dementia medication use between non-Hispanic White and minority community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries with dementia...
  6. pmc Inappropriate drug use and risk of transition to nursing homes among community-dwelling older adults
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 44:722-30. 2006
    ..Adverse events from inappropriate medications are preventable risk factors for nursing home admissions...
  7. pmc Concurrent acute illness and comorbid conditions poorly predict antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infections: a cross-sectional analysis
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:47. 2007
    ..Antibiotics are generally not indicated for upper respiratory infections (URIs). Our objectives were to describe patterns of URI treatment and to identify patient and provider factors associated with antibiotic use for URIs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission among patients with and without dementia
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:246-54. 2005
    ..This paper extends the research on inappropriate medication prescribing among residents entering a nursing home, with the added feature of comparison by dementia status...
  9. pmc How Medicare Part D benefit phases affect adherence with evidence-based medications following acute myocardial infarction
    Bruce Stuart
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    Health Serv Res 48:1960-77. 2013
    ..Assess impact of Medicare Part D benefit phases on adherence with evidence-based medications after hospitalization for an acute myocardial infarction...
  10. doi request reprint Burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Medicare beneficiaries residing in long-term care facilities
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:262-70. 2009
    ..Data from the clinical and economic outcomes in Medicare beneficiaries with COPD who reside in long-term care (LTC) facilities are limited...
  11. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of controller and rescue medication dispensed in underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Asthma 45:800-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether temporal trends exist for short-acting beta agonist (SABA), oral corticosteroid (OCS), and anti-inflammatory prescription fills in children with persistent asthma...
  12. pmc The role of nursing home admission and dementia status on care for diabetes mellitus
    Charlene C Quinn
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1628-33. 2009
    ..To study the role of nursing home (NH) admission and dementia status on the provision of five procedures related to diabetes mellitus...
  13. doi request reprint Use and spending on antineoplastic therapy for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 51:351-60. 2013
    ..Oral antineoplastic drugs, not generally covered by Medicare Part B, have assumed an increasingly important role in cancer treatment...
  14. pmc The effect of dementia on medication use and adherence among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic heart failure
    Gail B Rattinger
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:69-80. 2012
    ..Alzheimer's disease and related disorders (ADRD) are prevalent in older adults, increase the costs of chronic heart failure (CHF) management, and may be associated with undertreatment of cardiovascular disease...
  15. pmc Effect of medications on physical function and cognition in nursing home residents with dementia
    Sarah K Dutcher
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1046-55. 2014
    ..To assess the effectiveness of medications used in the management of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) on cognition and activity of daily living (ADL) trajectories and to determine whether sex modifies these effects...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of maintenance therapy on hospitalization and expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Bruce C Stuart
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:441-53. 2010
    ..However, little research has been conducted to compare use versus nonuse of these medications in terms of health-related outcomes in routine practice...
  17. pmc Association of antipsychotic use with hospital events and mortality among medicare beneficiaries residing in long-term care facilities
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:417-27. 2009
    ..The authors examine prevalence and trends in AP use by Medicare beneficiaries residing in LTC and the association of APs and other drug use variables with hospital events and mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease maintenance medication adherence with all-cause hospitalization and spending in a Medicare population
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:201-10. 2012
    ..Poor medication adherence is implicated in poor outcomes with other chronic conditions; however, little is understood regarding links between adherence and outcomes in COPD patients...
  19. doi request reprint Trends in disparities in receipt of adjuvant therapy for elderly stage III colon cancer patients: the role of the medical oncologist evaluation
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Care 47:1229-36. 2009
    ..Recent healthcare system and environmental changes may have reduced treatment gaps...
  20. pmc Validation of disability status, a claims-based measure of functional status for cancer treatment and outcomes studies
    Amy J Davidoff
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine IMPAQ International, LLC, Columbia, MD Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Med Care 52:500-10. 2014
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  21. pmc Pharmacotherapeutic management of dementia across settings of care
    Gail B Rattinger
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:723-33. 2013
    ..To describe population-based use of cognitive-enhancing and psychopharmacological medications across care settings in Medicare beneficiaries with dementia...
  22. ncbi request reprint National estimates of exposure to prescription drugs with addiction potential in community-dwelling elders
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1082, USA
    Subst Abus 26:33-42. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Drug use patterns in severely mentally ill Medicare beneficiaries: impact of discontinuities in drug coverage
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch Street, 12th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:496-514. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Out-of-pocket health care expenditure burden for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
    Amy J Davidoff
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Cancer 119:1257-65. 2013
    ..In the current study, the authors examined out-of-pocket (OOP) spending and burden relative to income for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Use of antiparkinson medications among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson's disease
    Yu Jung Jenny Wei
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:384-94. 2010
    ..Antiparkinson drugs (APDs) are the mainstay in the management of Parkinson's disease (PD). However, the use of APDs has not been investigated in a nationally representative sample...
  26. pmc Application of regression-discontinuity analysis in pharmaceutical health services research
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:550-63. 2006
    ..To demonstrate how a relatively underused design, regression-discontinuity (RD), can provide robust estimates of intervention effects when stronger designs are impossible to implement...
  27. ncbi request reprint National patterns of medication use during pregnancy
    Euni Lee
    Center for Minority Health Services Research, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:537-45. 2006
    ..To describe patterns of medication use during pregnancy in ambulatory care settings according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pregnancy risk classification...
  28. doi request reprint Stroke incidence following traumatic brain injury in older adults
    Jennifer S Albrecht
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore Drs Albrecht, Liu, and Zuckerman Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health Dr Smith and Drs Baumgarten, Langenberg, and Zuckerman and Medicine Dr Gambert, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research STAR Organized Research Center, National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services, University of Maryland, Baltimore Dr Smith and Pharmacy Practice Division, Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy, Florham Park, New Jersey Dr Rattinger
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 30:E62-7. 2015
    ..We estimated incidence rates of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke following hospital discharge for TBI among adults 65 years or older and compared them with pre-TBI rates...
  29. pmc Sensitivity of nursing home cost comparisons to method of dementia diagnosis ascertainment
    Ann L Gruber-Baldini
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Int J Alzheimers Dis 2009:780720. 2009
    ..The prevalence of dementia varied widely by method of ascertainment, and there was only moderate agreement across methods. However, lower costs for dementia among NH admissions are a robust finding across these methods...
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment of dementia in community-dwelling and institutionalized medicare beneficiaries
    Ann L Gruber-Baldini
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1508-16. 2007
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  31. pmc A sustainable strategy to prevent misuse of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections
    Gail B Rattinger
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51147. 2012
    ..Could a clinical decision support system (CDSS), interposed at the time of electronic prescription, adjust antibiotics utilization toward consensus treatment guidelines for ARI?..
  32. ncbi request reprint The total economic burden of overactive bladder in the United States: a disease-specific approach
    Ebere Onukwugha
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S90-7. 2009
    ..To employ results from a recent US population-based survey to calculate disease-specific total costs of overactive bladder (OAB)...
  33. pmc National patterns of dementia treatment among elderly ambulatory patients
    Mary K Maneno
    Center for Minority Health Services Research, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:430-5. 2006
    ..To assess patterns of dementia/Alzheimer's disease (AD) management and to investigate predictive factors of cholinesterase inhibitor prescriptions...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of the 2004 Food and Drug Administration pediatric suicidality warning on antidepressant and psychotherapy treatment for new-onset depression
    Satish Valluri
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 48:947-54. 2010
    ..To assess the national impact of the March 2004 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) antidepressant suicidality warning on the outpatient treatment of new-onset depression in youth...
  35. doi request reprint Benefits and risks of anticoagulation resumption following traumatic brain injury
    Jennifer S Albrecht
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore
    JAMA Intern Med 174:1244-51. 2014
    ..hemorrhage associated with anticoagulant therapy following traumatic brain injury creates a serious dilemma for medical management of older patients: Should anticoagulant therapy be resumed after traumatic brain injury, and if so, when?..
  36. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis management in a Medicaid population after the Women's Health Initiative study
    Euni Lee
    Center for Minority Health Services Research, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:155-61. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate patterns of antiosteoporosis medication (AOM) use in a Medicaid population before and after the release of the WHI study results...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intervention for decreasing excessive acetaminophen use in Pennsylvania Medicaid recipients
    Ilene H Zuckerman
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2410-4. 2004
  38. pmc Residential and health care transition patterns among older medicare beneficiaries over time
    Masayo Sato
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 51:170-8. 2011
    ..To describe annual care transition patterns across residential and health care settings and assess consistency in care transition patterns across years...
  39. doi request reprint Association between diabetes patients' knowledge about medications and their blood glucose control
    Mary Lynn McPherson
    University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 20 N Pine Street, Room 443, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 4:37-45. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that patients who are more knowledgeable about diabetes self-care may be more likely to achieve better glycemic control...
  40. doi request reprint Chemotherapy treatment and survival in older women with estrogen receptor-negative metastatic breast cancer: a population-based analysis
    Myra Schneider
    School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:637-46. 2011
    ..To investigate the survival benefit associated with chemotherapy receipt in older women with estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) Stage IV breast cancer...
  41. doi request reprint Use of drugs with anticholinergic properties among nursing home residents with dementia: a national analysis of Medicare beneficiaries from 2007 to 2008
    Jacqueline B Palmer
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drugs Aging 32:79-86. 2015
    ..AChEIs have opposing effects to DAPs and, consequently, concomitant use of DAPs and AChEIs may further impair cognition among patients with dementia...
  42. doi request reprint Quality of psychopharmacological medication prescribing and mortality in Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes
    Yu Jung Wei
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1490-504. 2014
    ..To examine the influence of quality measures of psychopharmacological medication (PPM) prescribing on all-cause mortality in a Medicare long-stay nursing home (NH) population...
  43. doi request reprint Quality of psychopharmacological medication use in nursing home residents
    Linda Simoni-Wastila
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 10:494-507. 2014
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  44. ncbi request reprint The use and interpretation of quasi-experimental studies in infectious diseases
    Anthony D Harris
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1586-91. 2004
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  45. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prescription of inappropriate drugs for the elderly between 1995 and 1999
    Bruce Stuart
    School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 1:61-74. 2003
    ..However, it is not known whether the Beers criteria have had a beneficial effect on prescribing practices...
  46. pmc Obesity and medicare expenditure: accounting for age-related height loss
    Nneka C Onwudiwe
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:204-11. 2011
    ..In older adults, minimal cost is not found at "normal" BMI, but rather in overweight subjects with higher spending in the obese and underweight categories. Adjusting for loss-of-height with aging had little affect on cost estimates...
  47. doi request reprint Outcomes of irinotecan-based chemotherapy regimens in elderly Medicare patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
    Nour A Obeidat
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:343-54. 2009
    ..Few population-based studies have evaluated other chemotherapies that are now available for colorectal cancer management...
  48. pmc Benzodiazepine use and expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries and the implications of Medicare Part D exclusions
    Hui wen Keri Yang
    Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:384-91. 2008
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  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a physician-focused educational intervention on medicaid children with asthma
    Euni Lee
    Center for Minority Health Services Research, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Howard University, 2300 Fourth Street NW, Washington, DC 20059 0001, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:961-6. 2004
    ..The 1990 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act mandated drug utilization review in response to inappropriate drug use. In the Pennsylvania Medicaid program, pediatric asthma is associated with high healthcare utilization and cost...
  50. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive use and adherence and blood pressure stress response among black caregivers and non-caregivers
    Jalpa A Doshi
    University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 16:266-77. 2003
    ..These findings contradict previous findings among white caregivers and non-caregivers and suggest different practice implications...
  51. doi request reprint Medication use and adherence among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes enrolled in Part D and retiree health plans
    Bruce Stuart
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Baltimore, 220 Arch St Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
    Med Care 49:511-5. 2011
    ..The question for policy makers is whether beneficiaries enrolled in Part D plans exhibit drug utilization patterns comparable with those seen in retiree plans...
  52. pmc Cardiovascular event-free survival after adjuvant radiation therapy in breast cancer patients stratified by cardiovascular risk
    Nneka C Onwudiwe
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
    Cancer Med 3:1342-52. 2014
    ..798-1.321). Women with a prior medical history of cardiovascular disease treated with radiation therapy are at increased risk for an event and should be monitored for at least 6 months following treatment with radiation therapy. ..
  53. doi request reprint Medication reconciliation during the transition to and from long-term care settings: a systematic review
    Pankdeep T Chhabra
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, 220 Arch Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Res Social Adm Pharm 8:60-75. 2012
    ..Hence, it is important to develop effective interventions to protect older adults at transition points of care...
  54. pmc How robust are health plan quality indicators to data loss? A Monte Carlo simulation study of pediatric asthma treatment
    Bruce Stuart
    The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1547-61. 2003
    ..DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTINGS: Maryland Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) claims. Children with asthma (n = 5,804) were selected from Medicaid enrollment records and medical and pharmacy FFS claims filed between June 1996 and December 1997...
  55. pmc Long-term effect of the Women's Health Initiative study on antiosteoporosis medication prescribing
    Euni Lee
    Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Howard University, Center for Minority Health Services Research, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:847-54. 2010
    ..To describe long-term prescribing patterns of osteoporosis therapy before and after the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) publication...
  56. pmc Patterns of inhaled antiinflammatory medication use in young underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2504-13. 2006
    ..We examined factors associated with the use of inhaled corticosteroids in young underserved children with persistent asthma using pharmacy records as their source of asthma medications...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of Medicaid eligibility category on racial disparities in the use of psychotropic medications among youths
    Julie Magno Zito
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, 515 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:157-63. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine the degree to which Medicaid eligibility categories modify disparities between black and white youths in the prevalence of psychotropic medication...
  58. ncbi request reprint Variation in antidiabetic medication intensity among Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes mellitus
    Bruce Stuart
    Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:195-208. 2007
    ..However, there are few empirical benchmarks against which clinicians can compare their prescribing practices for patients who have DM and varying levels of comorbidity...
  59. ncbi request reprint Patterns of pharmacotherapy and counseling for osteoporosis management in visits to US ambulatory care physicians by women
    Euni Lee
    Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Howard University, 2300 Fourth St, NW, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2362-6. 2002
    ..Women experience rapid bone loss following menopause. Currently available guidelines recommend lifestyle counseling and pharmacotherapy for osteoporosis prevention and treatment in postmenopausal women...
  60. doi request reprint A secondary analysis of a duration response association between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in the aging population
    Christopher M Blanchette
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:316-21. 2008
    ..We assessed the risk of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use on the occurrence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) based on duration of exposure...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis for opioid-induced constipation in elderly long-term care residents: a cross-sectional study of Medicare beneficiaries
    Ellina K Max
    Department of Pharmacy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:129-36. 2007
    ..These adverse effects include sedation, respiratory depression, nausea and vomiting, reduction in biliary and pancreatic secretions, decreased GI motility, increased GI transit time, and subsequent constipation...
  62. pmc Utilizing new prescription drugs: disparities among non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanic whites
    Junling Wang
    Division of Health Science Administration, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, 847 Monroe Ave, Room 205R, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1499-519. 2007
    ..To examine racial and ethnic disparities in new prescription drug use...
  63. ncbi request reprint The impact of the Women's Health Initiative on hormone replacement therapy in a Medicaid program
    Jennifer J Hillman
    Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:986-92. 2004
    ..Evaluating HRT-prescribing patterns in relation to the release of the WHI will help determine if these study results have influenced the use of HRT...
  64. ncbi request reprint Disparities in access to essential new prescription drugs between non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanic whites
    Junling Wang
    University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:742-63. 2006
    ..Disparities exist in new, essential drug acquisition between non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks. Socioeconomic and health characteristics explain many of the observed disparities...
  65. ncbi request reprint Impact of regulatory labeling for troglitazone and rosiglitazone on hepatic enzyme monitoring compliance: findings from the state of Ohio medicaid program
    Robert J Cluxton
    College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0004, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:1-9. 2005
    ..Rosiglitazone has been available since June 1999 and is still on the market. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of labeled hepatic enzyme monitoring for troglitazone and rosiglitazone...
  66. ncbi request reprint Medicaid drug utilization review annual reports for federal fiscal year 1999: looking back to move forward
    Thomas R Fulda
    DUR, United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:69-74. 2004
    ..To review states' Medicaid drug utilization (DUR) annual reports for federal fiscal year (FFY) 1999 to assess the usefulness of the information provided in assisting states in improving their DUR programs...

Research Grants1

  1. Predicting Transitions Among Community-Dwelling Elders
    Ilene Zuckerman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....