Todd H Wagner

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a multisite trial
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:770-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Mental health and substance use disorder spending in the Department of Veterans Affairs, fiscal years 2000-2007
    Todd H Wagner
    Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:389-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The generalizability of participants in Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program 474, a multi-site randomized cardiac bypass surgery trial
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, 795 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:260-6. 2011
  4. pmc Costs and benefits of the national cancer institute central institutional review board
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:662-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Costs and quality of life associated with radial artery and saphenous vein cardiac bypass surgery: results from a Veterans Affairs multisite trial
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 202:532-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint An economic analysis of robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, 795 Willow Road, 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Stroke 42:2630-2. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Average cost of VA rehabilitation, mental health, and long-term hospital stays
    Wei Yu
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:40S-53S. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and costs of chronic conditions in the VA health care system
    Wei Yu
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Health Policy, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:146S-167S. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationships among age, chronic conditions, and healthcare costs
    Wei Yu
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:909-16. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Economies of scale in institutional review boards
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94025, USA
    Med Care 42:817-23. 2004

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: cost-effectiveness analysis alongside a multisite trial
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:770-7. 2013
    ..As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs Randomized On/Off Bypass (ROOBY) multisite trial, a cost-effectiveness analysis was performed to compare on-pump versus off-pump patients' quality-adjusted life-years and costs at 1 year...
  2. doi request reprint Mental health and substance use disorder spending in the Department of Veterans Affairs, fiscal years 2000-2007
    Todd H Wagner
    Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:389-95. 2011
    ..This study analyzed spending for treatment of mental health and substance use disorders in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in fiscal years (FYs) 2000 through 2007...
  3. doi request reprint The generalizability of participants in Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program 474, a multi-site randomized cardiac bypass surgery trial
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, 795 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:260-6. 2011
    ..In this paper, we describe the study and compare participants' baseline characteristics to non-participants who received CABG surgery in the VA...
  4. pmc Costs and benefits of the national cancer institute central institutional review board
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:662-6. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to assess whether NCI's CIRB was associated with lower effort, time, and cost in processing adult phase III oncology trials...
  5. doi request reprint Costs and quality of life associated with radial artery and saphenous vein cardiac bypass surgery: results from a Veterans Affairs multisite trial
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 202:532-5. 2011
    ..This study compared the cost and quality of life for patients randomized to either radial artery or saphenous vein grafts...
  6. doi request reprint An economic analysis of robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Economics Resource Center and Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, 795 Willow Road, 152 MPD, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Stroke 42:2630-2. 2011
    ..Stroke is a leading cause of disability. Rehabilitation robotics have been developed to aid in recovery after a stroke. This study determined the additional cost of robot-assisted therapy and tested its cost-effectiveness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Average cost of VA rehabilitation, mental health, and long-term hospital stays
    Wei Yu
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:40S-53S. 2003
    ..Encounter-level costs were then calculated by multiplying the average per diem cost by the number of days of stay in the fiscal year. The national cost estimates are more reliable than the local cost estimates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and costs of chronic conditions in the VA health care system
    Wei Yu
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Center for Health Policy, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:146S-167S. 2003
    ..2 million) of VA health care users had 3 or more of the 29 chronic conditions. These individuals accounted for 73 percent of the total cost. Overall, VA health care users have more chronic diseases than the general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationships among age, chronic conditions, and healthcare costs
    Wei Yu
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:909-16. 2004
    ..To learn how age and chronic illness affect costs in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Economies of scale in institutional review boards
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94025, USA
    Med Care 42:817-23. 2004
    ..Recent regulatory changes and a few high-profile problems have prompted proposals for greater investments in IRBs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cost of inpatient rehabilitation care in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:929-38. 2006
    ..Although FIM scores were associated with LOS, FIM scores accounted for little variance in cost after controlling for LOS. These results are most applicable to researchers conducting cost-effectiveness analyses...
  12. pmc Who searches the internet for health information?
    M Kate Bundorf
    Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room 108, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:819-36. 2006
    ..To determine what types of consumers use the Internet as a source of health information...
  13. doi request reprint Recent trends in Veterans Affairs chronic condition spending
    Jean Yoon
    Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:293-8. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint If substance use disorder treatment more than offsets its costs, why don't more medical centers want to provide it? A budget impact analysis in the Veterans Health Administration
    Keith Humphreys
    Veterans Affairs and Stanford University Medical Centers, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:243-51. 2011
    ..Health care system managers may not be influenced by research suggesting that the costs of SUD treatment are more than fully offset because they bear the cost of providing treatment while the savings largely accrue to other systems...
  15. ncbi request reprint An economic evaluation of inpatient residential treatment programs in the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:187-204. 2005
    ..Because medical centers with RTPs provided more services, this offset the per diem savings, resulting in no significant differences in total costs between medical centers with and without RPTs...
  16. pmc Use of the Internet for health information by the chronically ill
    Todd H Wagner
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A13. 2004
    ..The Internet is a source of health information and advice for individuals with chronic conditions and shows promise for helping individuals manage their conditions and improve their quality of life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Using average cost methods to estimate encounter-level costs for medical-surgical stays in the VA
    Todd H Wagner
    VA HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Stanford University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:15S-36S. 2003
    ..They discuss the method's limitations and application in other health care systems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Internet use and stigmatized illness
    Magdalena Berger
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1821-7. 2005
    ..Results from this survey suggest that the internet may be a valuable health communication and education tool for populations who are affected by stigmatized illnesses...
  19. ncbi request reprint Free internet access, the digital divide, and health information
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Med Care 43:415-20. 2005
    ..This provides a unique setting to study the ways that people who had not previously obtained Internet access use the Internet when it becomes available to them...
  20. doi request reprint Introduction of a rapid response system at a United States veterans affairs hospital reduced cardiac arrests
    Geoffrey K Lighthall
    Department of Anesthesiology, MC 112A, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:679-86. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the impact of a rapid response system on cardiac arrest rates and mortality in a United States veteran population...
  21. doi request reprint Radial artery grafts vs saphenous vein grafts in coronary artery bypass surgery: a randomized trial
    Steven Goldman
    Cardiology Section 1 111C, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, 3601 S Sixth Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    JAMA 305:167-74. 2011
    ..The efficacy of the radial artery graft is less clear...
  22. ncbi request reprint Disparities in health-related internet use by US veterans: results from a national survey
    D Keith McInnes
    Research Health Scientist at the Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research CHQOER, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Bedford Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    Inform Prim Care 18:59-68. 2010
    ..This knowledge gap is acute given the US Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) deployment of a major patient portal/personal health record system...
  23. doi request reprint Robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke
    Albert C Lo
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Brown University, Providence, RI 02909, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1772-83. 2010
    ..Effective rehabilitative therapies are needed for patients with long-term deficits after stroke...
  24. ncbi request reprint Description of outpatient utilization and costs in group of veterans with traumatic brain injury
    Beeta Y Homaifar
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Veterans Integrated Service Network 19, Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:1003-10. 2009
    ..The data show that this sample of patients with TBI consistently used a wide array of outpatient services over time with considerable variation in cost. Further study regarding economic aspects of care for patients with TBI is warranted...
  25. ncbi request reprint Methods of a multisite randomized clinical trial of supported employment among veterans with spinal cord injury
    Lisa Ottomanelli
    VA North Texas Health Care System Spinal Cord Injury Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road 128, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:919-30. 2009
    ..Forthcoming outcome data will provide much needed insights into the best practices for helping these veterans restore vocational goals and improve overall quality of life...
  26. pmc Embracing a health services research perspective on personal health records: lessons learned from the VA My HealtheVet system
    Kim M Nazi
    Veterans and Consumers Health Informatics Office, Office of Health Information, Veterans Health Administration, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:62-7. 2010
    ..The potential for PHRs to facilitate patient-centered care and health system transformation underscores the importance of embracing a broader perspective on PHR research...
  27. doi request reprint Multicenter randomized trial of robot-assisted rehabilitation for chronic stroke: methods and entry characteristics for VA ROBOTICS
    Albert C Lo
    Providence VA Medical Center, Brown University, VA RR and D Center of Excellence Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:775-83. 2009
    ..Chronic upper extremity impairment due to stroke has significant medical, psychosocial, and financial consequences, but few studies have examined the effectiveness of rehabilitation therapy during the chronic stroke period...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spending for specialized mental health treatment in The VA: 1995-2001
    Shuo Chen
    Health Economics Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:256-63. 2003
    ..Overall, the VA reduced the average cost (per VA user) of specialized mental health care by 22 percent while it increased the number of users of these services by 35 percent...
  29. doi request reprint Patient interest in sharing personal health record information: a web-based survey
    Donna M Zulman
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:805-10. 2011
    ..Electronic personal health record (PHR) systems are proliferating but largely have not realized their potential for enhancing communication among patients and their network of care providers...
  30. doi request reprint Prescription drug co-payments and cost-related medication underuse
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:51-67. 2008
    ..Realigning the co-payments with cost-effectiveness data, also known as value-based insurance design, warrants further investigation...
  31. pmc Utilization of renal mass biopsy in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    John T Leppert
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA Electronic address
    Urology 83:774-9. 2014
    ..To examine the patient, tumor, and temporal factors associated with receipt of renal mass biopsy (RMB) in a contemporary nationally representative sample...
  32. doi request reprint Identifying neck and back pain in administrative data: defining the right cohort
    Patricia L Sinnott
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:860-74. 2012
    ..We reviewed existing methods for identifying patients with neck and back pain in administrative data. We compared these methods using data from the Department of Veterans Affairs...
  33. doi request reprint Sponsorship and design characteristics of trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov
    Dina Roumiantseva
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:348-55. 2013
    ..We analyzed the ClinicalTrials.gov database contents as of June 2011, comparing interventions, medical conditions, and trial characteristics by sponsor type. We also conducted a detailed analysis of incomplete data...
  34. pmc The costs of an outreach intervention for low-income women with abnormal Pap smears
    Todd H Wagner
    VA Health Economics Resource Center, 795 Willow Rd, MPD 152, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A11. 2007
    ..This randomized controlled trial evaluated and compared the total cost and cost per follow-up of a tailored outreach intervention plus usual care with the total cost and cost per follow-up of usual care alone...
  35. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interventions and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Prev Med 39:1208-14. 2004
    ..This is typically not done but it may be critical for study design and for interpreting CEA results...
  36. ncbi request reprint Consumers' use of the Internet for health insurance
    M Kate Bundorf
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, HRP Redwood Building, Room 257, Stanford, CA 94205 5405, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:609-16. 2004
    ..We examined consumers' search for information about health insurance choices and their use of the Internet for that search and to manage health benefits...
  37. ncbi request reprint The cost of operating institutional review boards (IRBs)
    Todd H Wagner
    Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR and D Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Acad Med 78:638-44. 2003
    ..Recent reports have claimed that institutional review boards (IRBs) are underfunded, yet little is known about the costs of operating IRBs. This study estimated the costs for operating high-volume and low-volume IRBs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national survey
    Laurence Baker
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
    JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003
    ..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Health-related consequences of overactive bladder
    Todd H Wagner
    Health Economics Resource Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:S598-607. 2002
    ..The study also estimates costs associated with these health-related consequences...