United Behavioral Health

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Organization: United Behavioral Health
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Medication adherence and enrollment in a consumer-driven health plan
    Song Chen
    United Health Group, 15 Runyon St, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e43-50. 2010
  2. ncbi New-onset and idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: incidence, diagnostic validity, and potential risk factors
    Stephanie D Schech
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, USA
    Am J Hematol 81:657-63. 2006
  3. ncbi On happiness and health
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 116:17. 2006
  4. ncbi Use of depression education materials to improve treatment compliance of primary care patients
    Francisca Azocar
    United Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Sciences, 425 Market Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:347-53. 2006
  5. ncbi On pay deals and incentives
    Simon Stevens
    United Health Europe
    Health Serv J 116:17. 2006
  6. ncbi On the white paper's power
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 116:19. 2006
  7. ncbi Oncology's perfect storm: the next decade
    Lee N Newcomer
    Oncology Services, UnitedHealth Networks, 5901 Lincoln Drive, Edina, MN 55436, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:S507-8. 2005
  8. ncbi On more work for NICE
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:17. 2005
  9. ncbi On contracts and incentives
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:17. 2005
  10. ncbi Systemic issues involved in working with professional sports teams
    Joshua W Calhoun
    United Behavioral Health, Marylan Heights, MO 63043 8560, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:929-42, x. 2005

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Medication adherence and enrollment in a consumer-driven health plan
    Song Chen
    United Health Group, 15 Runyon St, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e43-50. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of enrolling in a consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) on adherence to maintenance drugs...
  2. ncbi New-onset and idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: incidence, diagnostic validity, and potential risk factors
    Stephanie D Schech
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, USA
    Am J Hematol 81:657-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence rate for new-onset and idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) among adults 20-64 years old, the validity of diagnostic criteria, and potential risk factors for TTP...
  3. ncbi On happiness and health
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 116:17. 2006
  4. ncbi Use of depression education materials to improve treatment compliance of primary care patients
    Francisca Azocar
    United Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Sciences, 425 Market Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:347-53. 2006
    ..Additionally, intervention patients on combination treatment were more likely to stay on antidepressant medications into the continuation phase of treatment...
  5. ncbi On pay deals and incentives
    Simon Stevens
    United Health Europe
    Health Serv J 116:17. 2006
  6. ncbi On the white paper's power
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 116:19. 2006
  7. ncbi Oncology's perfect storm: the next decade
    Lee N Newcomer
    Oncology Services, UnitedHealth Networks, 5901 Lincoln Drive, Edina, MN 55436, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:S507-8. 2005
  8. ncbi On more work for NICE
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:17. 2005
  9. ncbi On contracts and incentives
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:17. 2005
  10. ncbi Systemic issues involved in working with professional sports teams
    Joshua W Calhoun
    United Behavioral Health, Marylan Heights, MO 63043 8560, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:929-42, x. 2005
    ..Equally important, it is incumbent upon sport psychiatrists to recognize and transcend intra-psychic issues that occur between athlete and physician...
  11. ncbi On PCTs' demise
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:15. 2005
  12. pmc The private sector in the English NHS: from pariah to saviour in under a decade
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London, UK
    CMAJ 173:273-4. 2005
  13. ncbi On being patient-focused
    Simon Stevens
    Health Serv J 115:17. 2005
  14. ncbi On post-election priorities
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:19. 2005
  15. ncbi Risk factors for statin-associated rhabdomyolysis
    Stephanie Schech
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:352-8. 2007
    ..To identify and characterize risk factors for rhabdomyolysis in patients prescribed statin monotherapy or statin plus fibrate therapy...
  16. ncbi Evidence-based health benefits management: strategies to optimize antiretroviral medication adherence and outcomes in HIV/AIDS
    Richard A Zabinski
    UnitedHealthcare Corporation, 6300 Olson Memorial Hwy MN010 E133, Golden Valley, MN 55427, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 12:S12-6. 2006
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  17. ncbi Rising to the global challenge of the chronic disease epidemic
    Lois Quam
    Ovations, Minneapolis, MN 55440, USA
    Lancet 368:1221-3. 2006
  18. doi The political economy of U.S. primary care
    Lewis G Sandy
    UnitedHealth Group in Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1136-45. 2009
    ..There are grounds for optimism for the success of this effort, which is essential to achieving health outcomes and health system performance comparable to those of other industrialized nations...
  19. pmc Episode-based physician profiling: a guide to the perplexing
    Lewis G Sandy
    UnitedHealth Group, Minnetonka, MN 55343, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1521-4. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, episode-based profiling is likely to continue to spread and have growing influence, and it has significant implications for research, policy, and clinical stakeholders...
  20. ncbi The science of incentives
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth
    Health Serv J 117:19. 2007
  21. ncbi Simon Stevens on voice over choice
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 117:19. 2007
  22. ncbi End-of-life care: improving quality of life at the end of life
    Stephanie K Eues
    University of Phoenix, USA
    Prof Case Manag 12:339-44. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to identify barriers and interventions that influence quality of life at the end of life. PRIMARY PRACTICE SETTINGS(S): Primary care, acute inpatient care, case management, and end-of-life care settings...
  23. ncbi The great PBC debate
    Simon Stevens
    London School of Economics
    Health Serv J 117:17. 2007
  24. ncbi Monitoring patient improvement and treatment outcomes in managed behavioral health
    Francisca Azocar
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 29:4-12. 2007
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  25. ncbi On the lost art of analysis
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 117:15. 2007
  26. ncbi On winning hearts and minds
    Simon Stenvens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 116:17. 2006
  27. ncbi On five ideas to innovate
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 117:17. 2007
  28. ncbi Powering reforms
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 117:17. 2007
  29. ncbi Behavioral health outreach: integrating medical and behavioral health care
    Francisca Azocar
    United Behavioral Health, 425 Market Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1807-8. 2006
  30. ncbi On long tails and J curves
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 116:19. 2006
  31. ncbi On regulation
    Simon Stevens
    UnitedHealth Europe
    Health Serv J 115:19, 1. 2005
    ..He also warns that the 'understandable decision' to slow implementation of the new system means that the elective tariff 'will be easily gamed'...
  32. ncbi Prostatitis: the cost of disease and therapies to patients and society
    Pamela L Schultz
    AmeriChoice, 10701 West Research Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:317-9. 2004
    ..As a result, recurrence is common, quality of life is compromised, and the patients and society feel the cost of this disease...
  33. ncbi Best practices: terrorism and mental health: private-sector responses and issues for policy makers
    William Goldman
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105 2426, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:941-3. 2002
  34. ncbi Issues in the approval of, access to, and post-marketing follow-up of new drugs in Canada: a personal viewpoint
    Nigel S B Rawson
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:335-40; discussion 341-2. 2002
  35. ncbi Detection of intimate-partner violence among members of a managed behavioral health organization
    Marilyn L Matevia
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:555-7. 2002
    ..In this case, the benchmark finding initiated a best practices process through which this organization--and, hopefully, others--will continue to create better methods for identifying and helping people who experience domestic violence...
  36. ncbi New use of antiarrhythmia drugs in Saskatchewan
    Nigel S B Rawson
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, Health Sciences Centre, St John s, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 18:43-50. 2002
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  37. ncbi The relationship between treatment access and spending in a managed behavioral health organization
    B J Cuffel
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:949-52. 2001
    ..The study reported here examined whether this relationship varies by important characteristics of behavioral health plans...
  38. ncbi Postmarketing surveillance of medications and pregnancy outcomes: clarithromycin and birth malformations
    C R Drinkard
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, United Health Group, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 9:549-56. 2000
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  39. ncbi Healthy pregnancy program in a national managed care organization: evaluation of satisfaction and health behavior outcomes
    C R Drinkard
    UnitedHealth Group, Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, 9900 Bren Road East, Mail Route MN008 W109, Minnetonka, MN 55343, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:377-86. 2001
    ..To evaluate satisfaction with the Healthy Pregnancy Program (HPP), which was developed to educate and coordinate the care of pregnant women in a managed care setting...
  40. ncbi Preliminary results of a pilot program on depression in patients with congestive heart failure
    E A Nelson
    Behavioral Medicine Research, United Behavioral Health, 4170 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30319, USA
    Psychol Rep 88:42-4. 2001
    ..These observations support a full scale investigation with a much larger sample size and a requisite medical cost comparison...
  41. ncbi The Internet and its applications in healthcare
    P Mabe
    United HealthCare, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Healthc Qual 22:19-22, 28. 2000
    ..This article examines each of the above-mentioned ways in which the Internet is being used to facilitate the provision of healthcare...
  42. ncbi Impact of mailing information about nonurgent care on emergency department visits by Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled in managed care
    T S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation MN008 W109 TSR and PJV and Medicaid Programs MN012 S214 AJL, UnitedHealth Group, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1505-12. 1999
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  43. ncbi Effects of discharge planning and compliance with outpatient appointments on readmission rates
    E A Nelson
    United Behavioral Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30319, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:885-9. 2000
    ..This study examined whether patients discharged from inpatient psychiatric care would have lower rehospitalization rates if they kept an outpatient follow-up appointment after discharge...
  44. ncbi Patients' and providers' perceptions of outpatient treatment termination in a managed behavioral health organization
    B Cuffel
    United Behavioral Health, 425 Market Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:469-73. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to examine this perception from the perspectives of patients and providers...
  45. ncbi Does managing behavioral health care services increase the cost of providing medical care?
    B J Cuffel
    New School University in New York, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 26:372-80. 1999
    ..Controlling for trends that began before the inception of managed behavioral health, medical care costs decreased for those using behavioral health care services. No evidence supporting cost shifting was found...
  46. ncbi Use of psychotropics in two employee groups directly affected by the events of September 11
    Loren McCarter
    Department of Behavioral Health Sciences, United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1366-8. 2002
  47. ncbi Predictive models and the effectiveness of strategies for improving outpatient follow-up under managed care
    Brian J Cuffel
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1438-43. 2002
    ..This study tested the accuracy of models for predicting rehospitalization in a managed behavioral health organization and tested the effectiveness of different care management strategies for enhancing outpatient treatment follow-up...
  48. ncbi Use of a behavioral health web site and service utilization
    Francisca Azocar
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:18. 2003
  49. ncbi Population-based hepatitis C surveillance and treatment in a national managed care organization
    Deborah Shatin
    UnitedHealth Group, Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, 12125 Technology Drive, MN002 0260, Minneapolis, MN 55344, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:250-6. 2004
    ..To use a national population-based automated claims database to study the testing rate, prevalence, and prescribing patterns for chronic hepatitis C...
  50. ncbi Economic grand rounds: policy implications of adverse selection in a preferred-provider organization carve-out after parity
    Robert B Branstrom
    Behavioral Health Sciences Department, United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:357-9. 2004
  51. ncbi The risk of esophageal obstruction associated with an anti-allergy medication (Claritin-D 24-Hour--original formulation)
    Bharati Manda
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, 12125 Technology Drive, MN002 0260, Minneapolis, MN 55344 7302, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:29-34. 2004
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  52. ncbi Patterns of medical resource and psychotropic medicine use among adult depressed managed behavioral health patients
    Francisca Azocar
    Behavioral Health Sciences Department, United Behavioral Health, 425 Market St, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 31:26-37. 2004
    ..Despite increases in mental health services access made available through managed behavioral health organizations, patients continue receiving mental health treatment in the medical sector...
  53. ncbi Insights into problems obtaining care believed necessary as measured by the Medicaid Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (CAHPS)
    Patricia J Venus
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Mail Stop MN002 260, 12125 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:797-803. 2003
    ..The Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey (CAHPS) is widely used to evaluate health plans; however there are few reports of Medicaid health plan efforts to improve performance as measured by CAHPS...
  54. ncbi Reflections on the 40th anniversary of the US Community Mental Health Centers Act
    Saul Feldman
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:662-7. 2003
  55. ncbi A view from managed behavioral health
    Saul Feldman
    United Behavioral Health, 425 Market Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 95105, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1482-3. 2003
  56. ncbi Canadian and US drug approval times and safety considerations
    Nigel S B Rawson
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 7302, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 37:1403-8. 2003
    ..Approval times of new drugs are frequently longer in Canada than in the US, but it has been argued that reducing approval times might lead to unsafe drugs receiving marketing approval...
  57. ncbi Timeliness of review and approval of new drugs in Canada from 1999 through 2001: is progress being made?
    Nigel S B Rawson
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55344, USA
    Clin Ther 25:1230-47. 2003
    ..Ongoing concern about approval times pointed to a need for a further international comparison...
  58. ncbi The impact of evidence-based guideline dissemination for the assessment and treatment of major depression in a managed behavioral health care organization
    Francisca Azocar
    Behavioral Health Sciences Department, United Behavioral Health, 425 Market Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:109-18. 2003
    ..Results suggest that mental health systems must look to other dissemination strategies to improve adherence to standards of care and raise the performance of independent practicing clinicians...
  59. ncbi Effect of tiered prescription copayments on the use of preferred brand medications
    Thomas S Rector
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344, USA
    Med Care 41:398-406. 2003
    ..How much this financial incentive affects use of preferred brands has not been widely reported. The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of tiered copayments on the choice between preferred and nonpreferred brand medications...
  60. ncbi Letter to the ISPE commentary editor
    Nigel S B Rawson
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, UnitedHealth Group, PO Box 1459, MN008 W109, Minneapolis MN55440 1459, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 12:71-2. 2003
  61. ncbi A four-year study of enhancing outpatient psychotherapy in managed care
    William Goldman
    Behavioral Health Sciences, United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, California 94105 2426, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:41-9. 2003
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  62. ncbi Outpatient utilization patterns of integrated and split psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for depression
    W Goldman
    United Behavioral Health, San Francisco, CA 94105 2426, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 49:477-82. 1998
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