David Wennberg

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Building partnerships: addressing overuse, underuse and misuse of care
    David Wennberg
    Health Dialog Analytic Solutions, USA
    Healthc Exec 23:8-10, 12, 14-5. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a telephone care-management strategy
    David E Wennberg
    Health Dialog Services, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:1245-55. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions performed at centers without and with onsite coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    David E Wennberg
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    JAMA 292:1961-8. 2004
  4. pmc Long-term outcomes of regional variations in intensity of invasive vs medical management of Medicare Patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Therese A Stukel
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    JAMA 293:1329-37. 2005
  5. pmc Hospital-level racial disparities in acute myocardial infarction treatment and outcomes
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:308-19. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Addressing variations: is there hope for the future?
    David E Wennberg
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Is surgery getting safer? National trends in operative mortality
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:219-27. 2002
  8. pmc Temporal trends in the utilization of diagnostic testing and treatments for cardiovascular disease in the United States, 1993-2001
    F L Lucas
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Circulation 113:374-9. 2006
  9. pmc Analysis of observational studies in the presence of treatment selection bias: effects of invasive cardiac management on AMI survival using propensity score and instrumental variable methods
    Therese A Stukel
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 297:278-85. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in cardiac stress testing by sex and race among Medicare beneficiaries
    Frances Leslie Lucas
    The Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am Heart J 154:502-9. 2007

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Building partnerships: addressing overuse, underuse and misuse of care
    David Wennberg
    Health Dialog Analytic Solutions, USA
    Healthc Exec 23:8-10, 12, 14-5. 2008
  2. doi request reprint A randomized trial of a telephone care-management strategy
    David E Wennberg
    Health Dialog Services, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:1245-55. 2010
    ..The effect of such a strategy on health care costs remains controversial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions performed at centers without and with onsite coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    David E Wennberg
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    JAMA 292:1961-8. 2004
    ..An ongoing debate focuses on whether institutions should perform percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) without an onsite coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery program...
  4. pmc Long-term outcomes of regional variations in intensity of invasive vs medical management of Medicare Patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Therese A Stukel
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    JAMA 293:1329-37. 2005
    ..The health and policy implications of the marked regional variations in intensity of invasive compared with medical management of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are unknown...
  5. pmc Hospital-level racial disparities in acute myocardial infarction treatment and outcomes
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:308-19. 2005
    ..However, the extent to which unobserved differences between hospitals explains some of these differences is unknown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Addressing variations: is there hope for the future?
    David E Wennberg
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ..The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) needs to move forward on information-sharing interventions and use demonstrations to pursue innovative strategies to improve the delivery of care through its purchasing power...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is surgery getting safer? National trends in operative mortality
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:219-27. 2002
    ..Although mortality rates for some cardiovascular procedures seem to have declined, it is unclear whether other high-risk procedures are becoming safer over time...
  8. pmc Temporal trends in the utilization of diagnostic testing and treatments for cardiovascular disease in the United States, 1993-2001
    F L Lucas
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Circulation 113:374-9. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Analysis of observational studies in the presence of treatment selection bias: effects of invasive cardiac management on AMI survival using propensity score and instrumental variable methods
    Therese A Stukel
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 297:278-85. 2007
    ..Comparisons of outcomes between patients treated and untreated in observational studies may be biased due to differences in patient prognosis between groups, often because of unobserved treatment selection biases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in cardiac stress testing by sex and race among Medicare beneficiaries
    Frances Leslie Lucas
    The Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Am Heart J 154:502-9. 2007
    ..We explored the influence of patient characteristics on receipt of a stress test, with special attention to sex and race...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and short-term outcomes of injured medicare patients
    David E Clark
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2023-30. 2004
    ..To describe characteristics and short-term outcomes of Medicare patients hospitalized after injuries in 1999...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relation between patients' outcomes and the volume of cardioverter-defibrillator implantation procedures performed by physicians treating Medicare beneficiaries
    Sana M Al-Khatib
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 22715, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1536-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation should be limited to physicians with high procedural volume...
  13. ncbi request reprint Variations in the longitudinal efficiency of academic medical centers
    Elliott S Fisher
    Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Will volume-based referral strategies reduce costs or just save lives?
    John D Birkmeyer
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:234-41. 2002
    ..For these reasons, the primary argument for volume-based referral strategies should be improving quality, not reducing costs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adjusting surgical mortality rates for patient comorbidities: more harm than good?
    Emily V A Finlayson
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Surgery 132:787-94. 2002
    ..When available, comorbidity information from prior hospitalizations may be more useful for risk adjustment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gender-related changes in the practice and outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions in Northern New England from 1994 to 1999
    David J Malenka
    Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:2092-101. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether the changing practice of interventional cardiology has been associated with improved outcomes for women, and how these outcomes compare with those for men...
  17. ncbi request reprint The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending. Part 1: the content, quality, and accessibility of care
    Elliott S Fisher
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:273-87. 2003
    ..The health implications of regional differences in Medicare spending are unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending. Part 2: health outcomes and satisfaction with care
    Elliott S Fisher
    Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:288-98. 2003
    ..The health implications of regional differences in Medicare spending are unknown...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in the diabetes quality improvement project measures in Maine from 1994 to 1999
    Monica R McClain
    Maine Medical Assessment Foundation, Manchester, Maine, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:597-601. 2003
    ..To examine changes in the management of patients with diabetes from 1994 to 1999 using the claims-based Diabetes Quality Improvement Project (DQIP) accountability measures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predicting vascular complications in percutaneous coronary interventions
    Winthrop D Piper
    Clinical Research Section, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am Heart J 145:1022-9. 2003
    ..Using a large, current, regional registry of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), we identified risk factors for postprocedure vascular complications and developed a scoring system to estimate individual patient risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Do hospitals with low mortality rates in coronary artery bypass also perform well in valve replacement?
    Philip P Goodney
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, and Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebananon, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1131-6; discussion 1136-7. 2003
    ..We sought to determine if a hospital's performance in CABG is correlated to its performance in heart valve replacement...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgeon volume and operative mortality in the United States
    John D Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:2117-27. 2003
    ..Although the relation between hospital volume and surgical mortality is well established, for most procedures, the relative importance of the experience of the operating surgeon is uncertain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume and surgical mortality in the United States
    John D Birkmeyer
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1128-37. 2002
    ..Although numerous studies suggest that there is an inverse relation between hospital volume of surgical procedures and surgical mortality, the relative importance of hospital volume in various surgical procedures is disputed...