Sylvia Kuo

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in antihypertensive compliance by BCBSRI disease and case management intervention group
    Sylvia Kuo
    Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Health R I 90:381-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in care practices and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Sylvia Kuo
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:396-403. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Sustainability and impact of warfarin compliance for atrial fibrillation
    Sylvia Kuo
    Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Health R I 90:378-80. 2007
  4. pmc Do Medicaid wage pass-through payments increase nursing home staffing?
    Zhanlian Feng
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:728-47. 2010
  5. pmc Natural history of feeding-tube use in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Sylvia Kuo
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:264-70. 2009
  6. pmc Churning: the association between health care transitions and feeding tube insertion for nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:359-62. 2009
  7. pmc Do financial incentives of introducing case mix reimbursement increase feeding tube use in nursing home residents?
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:887-90. 2008
  8. pmc Does hospice improve quality of care for persons dying from dementia?
    Joan M Teno
    Department of Community Health, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1531-6. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Does U.S. hospital capacity need to be expanded?
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:40-54. 2003
  10. pmc The transition from excess capacity to strained capacity in U.S. hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Milbank Q 84:273-304. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Care Choices and Costs for Low Back Pain
    Sylvia Kuo; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in antihypertensive compliance by BCBSRI disease and case management intervention group
    Sylvia Kuo
    Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Health R I 90:381-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in care practices and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Sylvia Kuo
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:396-403. 2005
    ..Using the Medicare Quality Monitoring System (MQMS), this 2004 study describes these trends from 1992 to 2001 and how these rates vary across demographic subgroups...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sustainability and impact of warfarin compliance for atrial fibrillation
    Sylvia Kuo
    Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Health R I 90:378-80. 2007
  4. pmc Do Medicaid wage pass-through payments increase nursing home staffing?
    Zhanlian Feng
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:728-47. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of state Medicaid wage pass-through policy on direct-care staffing levels in U.S. nursing homes...
  5. pmc Natural history of feeding-tube use in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Sylvia Kuo
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:264-70. 2009
    ..Yet, little is known about the national incidence of feeding-tube insertions, the circumstances of their insertion, and post-insertion health care use...
  6. pmc Churning: the association between health care transitions and feeding tube insertion for nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:359-62. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to examine whether regions with higher rates of health care transitions at the end of life are more likely to use feeding tubes in patients with severe cognitive impairment...
  7. pmc Do financial incentives of introducing case mix reimbursement increase feeding tube use in nursing home residents?
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:887-90. 2008
    ..To determine whether adoption of Medicaid case mix reimbursement is associated with greater prevalence of feeding tube use in nursing home (NH) residents...
  8. pmc Does hospice improve quality of care for persons dying from dementia?
    Joan M Teno
    Department of Community Health, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1531-6. 2011
    ..To examine the effectiveness of hospice services for persons dying from dementia from the perspective of bereaved family members...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does U.S. hospital capacity need to be expanded?
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:40-54. 2003
    ..Although additional capacity might be needed in some markets, better management of existing resources could be a more effective solution...
  10. pmc The transition from excess capacity to strained capacity in U.S. hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Milbank Q 84:273-304. 2006
    ..These findings suggest therefore that approaches to dealing with capacity problems might best focus on better matching individual hospitals' supply and demand adjustments...
  11. pmc Health care market trends and the evolution of hospitalist use and roles
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:101-7. 2005
    ..To describe local health care market dynamics that support increasing use of hospitalists' services and changes in their roles...

Research Grants1

  1. Care Choices and Costs for Low Back Pain
    Sylvia Kuo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such strategies may help reduce the health care expenditures associated with LBP. The findings from this proposed research will lead to a larger study which would examine outcomes and costs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..