Edwin S Wong

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Massachusetts health reform and Veterans Affairs health system enrollment
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 20:629-36. 2014
  2. pmc The relationship between local area labor market conditions and the use of Veterans Affairs health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:96. 2013
  3. pmc Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA
    Chris L Bryson
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:698-705. 2013
  4. pmc Does the presence of a pharmacist in primary care clinics improve diabetes medication adherence?
    Beverly Mielke Kocarnik
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 329 NinthAve, Campus Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:391. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Association between local area unemployment rates and use of Veterans Affairs outpatient health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System Department of Health Services, University of Washington Office of Analytics and Business Intelligence, Veterans Health Administration, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 52:137-43. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Survey nonresponders incurred higher medical utilization and lower medication adherence
    Seppo T Rinne
    1100 Olive Way, Ste 1400, Seattle, WA 98104 3801 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 21:e1-8. 2015
  7. pmc Factors affecting medication adherence: patient perspectives from five veterans affairs facilities
    Clarissa Hsu
    Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101 1448, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:533. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgical procedures for the treatment of severe obesity
    Bruce C M Wang
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Ave, H375Q, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 15:253-63. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Measures of adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents at the primary care clinic level: the role of risk adjustment
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, WA 98101, USA
    Med Care 50:591-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Association between health-related quality of life and body mass after adjustable gastric banding: a nonlinear approach
    Vincent W Lin
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Value Health 16:823-9. 2013

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Massachusetts health reform and Veterans Affairs health system enrollment
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 20:629-36. 2014
    ..We examined the impact of healthcare reform in Massachusetts, which also included these policy changes, on veterans' enrollment in VA, private insurance, and Medicaid...
  2. pmc The relationship between local area labor market conditions and the use of Veterans Affairs health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:96. 2013
    ..This study examines whether local area labor market conditions, measured using county-level unemployment rates, influence whether veterans obtain health care from the VA...
  3. pmc Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA
    Chris L Bryson
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:698-705. 2013
    ..While there has been extensive research into patient-specific predictors of medication adherence and patient-specific interventions to improve adherence, there has been little examination of variation in clinic-level medication adherence...
  4. pmc Does the presence of a pharmacist in primary care clinics improve diabetes medication adherence?
    Beverly Mielke Kocarnik
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 329 NinthAve, Campus Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:391. 2012
    ..We examined whether the presence of pharmacists in primary care clinics was associated with higher OHA adherence...
  5. doi request reprint Association between local area unemployment rates and use of Veterans Affairs outpatient health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System Department of Health Services, University of Washington Office of Analytics and Business Intelligence, Veterans Health Administration, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 52:137-43. 2014
    ..Prior research indicates that federal spending on Medicare, Medicaid, and other government health programs accelerated during the Great Recession...
  6. ncbi request reprint Survey nonresponders incurred higher medical utilization and lower medication adherence
    Seppo T Rinne
    1100 Olive Way, Ste 1400, Seattle, WA 98104 3801 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 21:e1-8. 2015
    ..Understanding these characteristics helps to assess the impact of nonresponse bias on patient satisfaction surveys and identifies clinical practices to improve care delivery. ..
  7. pmc Factors affecting medication adherence: patient perspectives from five veterans affairs facilities
    Clarissa Hsu
    Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101 1448, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:533. 2014
    ..This study explored facilitators and barriers to OHA adherence by obtaining the perspectives of Veterans Affairs (VA) patients with OHA prescriptions...
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgical procedures for the treatment of severe obesity
    Bruce C M Wang
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Ave, H375Q, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 15:253-63. 2014
    ..One-third of Americans are obese and an increasing number opt for bariatric surgery. This study estimates the cost-effectiveness of common bariatric surgical procedures from a healthcare system perspective...
  9. doi request reprint Measures of adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents at the primary care clinic level: the role of risk adjustment
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, WA 98101, USA
    Med Care 50:591-8. 2012
    ..This study examined whether variation in patient and facility characteristics determined those differences...
  10. doi request reprint Association between health-related quality of life and body mass after adjustable gastric banding: a nonlinear approach
    Vincent W Lin
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Value Health 16:823-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the relationship between health utilities and body mass index (BMI) among a cohort of obese patients who underwent laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  11. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and patient care costs in acute inpatient nursing units
    Yu Fang Li
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care 49:708-15. 2011
    ..This study evaluated whether nursing hours per patient day (HPPD) and skill mix are associated with higher inpatient care costs within acute medical/surgical inpatient units using data from the Veterans Health Administration...