Cathy Bradley

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Health services research and data linkages: issues, methods, and directions for the future
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, School of Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1468-88. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Racial differences in quality of life and employment outcomes in insured women with breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 East Main Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:49-59. 2014
  3. pmc Does employer-provided health insurance constrain labor supply adjustments to health shocks? New evidence on women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:833-49. 2013
  4. pmc Time away from work: employed husbands of women treated for breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:227-36. 2013
  5. pmc The effects of health shocks on employment and health insurance: the role of employer-provided health insurance
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 12:253-67. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Insurance and inpatient care: differences in length of stay and costs between surgically treated cancer patients
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0430, USA
    Cancer 118:5084-91. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Acute myeloid leukemia: how the uninsured fare
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Cancer 117:4772-8. 2011
  8. pmc Surgery wait times and specialty services for insured and uninsured breast cancer patients: does hospital safety net status matter?
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980430, Richmond, VA 23298 0430, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:677-97. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Lessons for coverage expansion: a Virginia primary care program for the uninsured reduced utilization and cut costs
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University VCU, Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:350-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Inadequate access to surgeons: reason for disparate cancer care?
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Med Care 47:758-64. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Health
    Cathy J Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Health
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. In-Depth Examination of Disparities in Cancer Outcomes
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES OF LONG TERM CANCER SURVIVORS
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Health
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Health services research and data linkages: issues, methods, and directions for the future
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, School of Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1468-88. 2010
    ..Research on pressing health services and policy issues requires access to complete, accurate, and timely patient and organizational data...
  2. doi request reprint Racial differences in quality of life and employment outcomes in insured women with breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 830 East Main Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:49-59. 2014
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  3. pmc Does employer-provided health insurance constrain labor supply adjustments to health shocks? New evidence on women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:833-49. 2013
    ..Women's subjective responses to questions about working more to maintain health insurance are consistent with the conclusions from observed behavior. ..
  4. pmc Time away from work: employed husbands of women treated for breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:227-36. 2013
    ..We estimated the effect of cancer and its treatment on employment and weekly hours worked for employed men whose wives were newly diagnosed with breast cancer...
  5. pmc The effects of health shocks on employment and health insurance: the role of employer-provided health insurance
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 12:253-67. 2012
    ..With the passage of health care reform, the tendency of men with ECHI as opposed to other sources of insurance to remain employed following a health shock may be diminished, along with the likelihood of losing health insurance...
  6. doi request reprint Insurance and inpatient care: differences in length of stay and costs between surgically treated cancer patients
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0430, USA
    Cancer 118:5084-91. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Acute myeloid leukemia: how the uninsured fare
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Cancer 117:4772-8. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship between race and health insurance and inpatient chemotherapy and survival in AML patients between the ages of 21 and 64 years. We also examined inpatient costs associated with inpatient treatment...
  8. pmc Surgery wait times and specialty services for insured and uninsured breast cancer patients: does hospital safety net status matter?
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980430, Richmond, VA 23298 0430, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:677-97. 2012
    ..To determine whether safety net and non-safety net hospitals influence inpatient breast cancer care in insured and uninsured women and in white and African American women...
  9. doi request reprint Lessons for coverage expansion: a Virginia primary care program for the uninsured reduced utilization and cut costs
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University VCU, Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:350-9. 2012
    ..We conclude that previously uninsured people may have fewer emergency department visits and lower costs after receiving coverage but that it may take several years of coverage for substantive health care savings to occur...
  10. doi request reprint Inadequate access to surgeons: reason for disparate cancer care?
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Med Care 47:758-64. 2009
    ..Surgery rates between dually eligible and Medicare patients who were evaluated by a surgeon were also assessed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Employment and cancer: findings from a longitudinal study of breast and prostate cancer survivors
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and the Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Cancer Invest 25:47-54. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Employment-contingent health insurance, illness, and labor supply of women: evidence from married women with breast cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Health Econ 16:719-37. 2007
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  13. pmc The need for online information on the economic consequences of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e29. 2005
    ..A unique advantage of the Internet is its ability to put information immediately in the hands of cancer patients and their families--assisting them to become informed consumers and skilled negotiators...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of advanced cancer among elderly Medicare and Medicaid patients
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0203, USA
    Med Care 45:410-9. 2007
    ..Medicaid is implicated in late-stage cancer diagnoses, which is the primary indicator of a poor prognosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differences in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment: experiences of insured and uninsured women in a safety-net setting
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Inquiry 45:323-39. 2008
    ..The findings suggest that, despite the safety-net system, uninsured women with breast cancer are likely to require more costly treatment and to have worse outcomes relative to insured women with breast cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Absence of cancer diagnosis and treatment in elderly Medicaid-insured nursing home residents
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grant House, 1008 Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:21-31. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effect cancer has on the lives of nursing home patients and the quality of care, including palliative care, delivered to them...
  17. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy after resection in elderly Medicare and Medicaid patients with colon cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:521-9. 2008
    ..This study investigated the influence of Medicaid enrollment on the receipt and completion of adjuvant chemotherapy and the likelihood of evaluation by an oncologist for those patients who do not initiate chemotherapy...
  18. pmc Productivity costs of cancer mortality in the United States: 2000-2020
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1763-70. 2008
    ..A model that predicts the economic benefit of reduced cancer mortality provides critical information for allocating scarce resources to the interventions with the greatest benefits...
  19. pmc Treatment and survival differences in older Medicare patients with lung cancer as compared with those who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grant House, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5067-73. 2008
    ..Dual eligibility is associated with low socioeconomic status. However, Medicaid coverage in addition to Medicare removes many financial barriers to care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medicaid, Medicare, and the Michigan Tumor Registry: a linkage strategy
    Cathy J Bradley
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Grant House, Richmond, VA, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:352-63. 2007
    ..This data set serves as a cornerstone of a health outcomes data infrastructure. The methodology described may serve as a model for other researchers seeking to create a similar data set in their state...
  21. pmc Productivity savings from colorectal cancer prevention and control strategies
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23113, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:e5-e14. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Cancer, Medicaid enrollment, and survival disparities
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Cancer 103:1712-8. 2005
    ..The current article examined survival for adults < 65 years old diagnosed with breast, colorectal, or lung carcinoma who were either Medicaid insured at the time of diagnosis, Medicaid insured after diagnosis, or non-Medicaid insured...
  23. ncbi request reprint Employment outcomes of men treated for prostate cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:958-65. 2005
    ..Yet little is known about how prostate cancer and its treatment affect men's employment status. Consequently, we explored employment outcomes 6 and 12 months after the diagnosis of prostate cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Combining registry, primary, and secondary data sources to identify the impact of cancer on labor market outcomes
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grant House, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:534-47. 2005
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  25. pmc Incremental value of using Medicaid claim files to study comorbid conditions and treatments in dually eligible beneficiaries
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Public Health Management and Policy, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Med Care 48:79-84. 2010
    ..Although investigations using Medicare claims files are ubiquitous in the health services research literature, Medicaid claims files are used less frequently. Nonetheless, Medicaid is the major payer for healthcare among low-income persons...
  26. ncbi request reprint Absenteeism from work: the experience of employed breast and prostate cancer patients in the months following diagnosis
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grant House, 1008 East Clay Street, P O Box 23298 0203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Psychooncology 15:739-47. 2006
    ..This study examined the number of days employed patients undergoing treatment for either breast or prostate cancer were absent from their jobs...
  27. pmc Organizational characteristics and cancer care for nursing home residents
    Jan P Clement
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1983-2003. 2009
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  28. pmc The utility of the state buy-in variable in the Medicare denominator file to identify dually eligible Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries: a validation study
    Siran M Koroukian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, WG 49, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:265-82. 2010
    ..DATA SOURCE/STUDY SETTINGS: We used linked Medicare and Medicaid data from Michigan and Ohio for elders diagnosed with incident breast, prostate, or colorectal cancer between 1996 and 2001...
  29. doi request reprint Dually eligible and colorectal cancer screening: too little, too late?
    Patricia Carcaise-Edinboro
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:854-65. 2009
    ..Cancer screening reduces late-stage diagnosis. Medicare and Medicaid dually eligible patients receive more late stage colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnoses...
  30. pmc Surveillance mammography for Medicaid/Medicare breast cancer patients
    Patricia Carcaise-Edinboro
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, Richmond, VA, 23298 0203, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:59-66. 2010
    ..We assessed the receipt of surveillance mammography for elderly breast cancer survivors considering their Medicaid and Medicare dual eligibility and minority status that may make them vulnerable to poor surveillance care...
  31. doi request reprint Influence of patient-provider communication on colorectal cancer screening
    Patricia Carcaise-Edinboro
    Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Med Care 46:738-45. 2008
    ..Screening reduces incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC). Despite improved access, screening is suboptimal and disparate among minority groups. Quality of patient-provider communication may impact CRC screening...
  32. doi request reprint Employee to employer communication skills: balancing cancer treatment and employment
    Richard F Brown
    Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Psychooncology 22:426-33. 2013
    ..Thus, we aimed to assess the feasibility and utility of applying these methods to educate patients about their workplace rights and provide them with communication skills training to aid their conversations with their employers...
  33. doi request reprint The negative impact of stark law exemptions on graduate medical education and health care costs: the example of radiation oncology
    Mitchell S Anscher
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0058, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1289-94. 2010
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  34. pmc Health care disparities and cervical cancer
    Cathy J Bradley
    Michigan State University, Department of Medicine, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:2098-103. 2004
    ..We compared cervical cancer incidence, stage at diagnosis, and survival in Medicaid-insured and non-Medicaid-insured populations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of cancer on work outcomes: what are the research needs?
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 101:1703-11. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Correlates of late stage breast cancer and death in a Medicaid-insured population
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:503-15. 2003
    ..These two variables also influenced the likelihood of death. Additional investigation is needed to evaluate breast cancer care in nursing homes and to understand what, if any, care women receive prior to Medicaid enrollment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Late stage cancers in a Medicaid-insured population
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Med Care 41:722-8. 2003
    ..Medicaid insurance promotes screening for early stage cancers. However, previous research suggests that Medicaid recipients are at risk for late stage disease...
  38. pmc Breast cancer and women's labor supply
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1309-28. 2002
    ..For a sample of married women, we control for spouses' employer-based health insurance. We also perform additional analyses to detect selection bias in our sample...
  39. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer survival, work, and earnings
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Health Econ 21:757-79. 2002
    ..Our research points to heterogeneous labor market responses to breast cancer, and shows that breast cancer does not appear to be debilitating for women who remain in the work force...
  40. ncbi request reprint Employment patterns of long-term cancer survivors
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, B212 Clinical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychooncology 11:188-98. 2002
    ..Many employed patients worked in excess of 40 h per week although some reported various degrees of disability that interfered with job performance. Overall, the ability of cancer patients to continue employment appears optimistic...
  41. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of breast cancer on labor market attachment: results from a longitudinal study
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, B412 Clinical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Health Econ 24:137-60. 2005
    ..Breast cancer's non-employment effect appears to be twice as large for African-American women. Women with breast cancer who remained working worked fewer hours than women in the control group...
  42. ncbi request reprint Work and retirement after cancer diagnosis
    Heather L Bednarek
    Department of Economics, Saint Louis University, 3674 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Res Nurs Health 28:126-35. 2005
    ..The results suggest that cancer may not negatively affect survivors' decision to retire or the quality of the retirement experience...
  43. ncbi request reprint Correlates of return to work for breast cancer survivors
    Reynard R Bouknight
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:345-53. 2006
    ..To identify correlates of return to work for employed breast cancer survivors...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical and psychosocial factors on work characteristics after cancer
    John F Steiner
    Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Psychooncology 17:138-47. 2008
    ..Since changes in work are common and are associated with both physical and psychosocial symptoms, strategies are needed to reduce symptom burden and barriers to work and to improve work capacity for working-age cancer survivors...
  45. ncbi request reprint Paying attention to our health care system and workforce: time to join a national discussion
    David C Sarrett
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1024, 1026-8. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes on employment and work productivity
    Kaan Tunceli
    Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2662-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to longitudinally examine the effect of diabetes on labor market outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Race, socioeconomic status, and breast cancer treatment and survival
    Cathy J Bradley
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:490-6. 2002
    ..Our goal was to disentangle the influence of race and socioeconomic status on breast cancer stage, treatment, and survival...
  48. ncbi request reprint Estimating mean hospital cost as a function of length of stay and patient characteristics
    Elena Polverejan
    Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Health Econ 12:935-47. 2003
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  49. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of censored medical cost data
    Onur Baser
    Thomson Medstat, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Health Econ 15:513-25. 2006
    ..The methods are applied to a sample of 201 Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with lung cancer between 1994 and 1997...
  50. 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
  51. ncbi request reprint A dynamic model for estimating changes in health status and costs
    Joseph C Gardiner
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Biostatistics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stat Med 25:3648-67. 2006
    ..Our method, a joint regression model, provides a flexible approach to assessing the influence of patient characteristics on both cost and health outcomes while accommodating heteroscedasticity, skewness and censoring in the data...

Research Grants18

  1. Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Health
    Cathy J Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this integral way of addressing the incentives and pitfalls of ECHI has not been previously examined. ..
  2. Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Health
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this integral way of addressing the incentives and pitfalls of ECHI has not been previously examined. ..
  3. In-Depth Examination of Disparities in Cancer Outcomes
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES OF LONG TERM CANCER SURVIVORS
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  5. Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Health
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this integral way of addressing the incentives and pitfalls of ECHI has not been previously examined. ..