J R Lave

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Network analysis of team communication in a busy emergency department
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:109. 2013
  2. pmc Employee choice of a high-deductible health plan across multiple employers
    Judith R Lave
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:138-54. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint An exploratory analysis of behavioral health care use within families
    Judith R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Administration, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:743-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of dental benefits on the utilization of dental services by low-income children in western Pennsylvania
    Judith R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:234-40. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of lack of health insurance on children
    J R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 10:57-73. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of a children's health insurance program on newly enrolled children
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 279:1820-5. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of a Children's health insurance program by age
    C R Keane
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1051-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Benefit limits in managed behavioral health care: do they matter?
    P B Peele
    University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 26:430-41. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized pneumonia. Outcomes, treatment patterns, and costs in urban and rural areas
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Services Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:415-21. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint Health insurance and the financial impact of IDDM in families with a child with IDDM
    T J Songer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:577-84. 1997

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  1. pmc Network analysis of team communication in a busy emergency department
    P Daniel Patterson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:109. 2013
    ..We sought to use Social Network Analysis (SNA) to characterize communication between clinicians in the ED...
  2. pmc Employee choice of a high-deductible health plan across multiple employers
    Judith R Lave
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:138-54. 2011
    ..To determine factors associated with selecting a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) rather than a preferred provider plan (PPO) and to examine switching and market segmentation after initial selection...
  3. ncbi request reprint An exploratory analysis of behavioral health care use within families
    Judith R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Administration, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:743-8. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of dental benefits on the utilization of dental services by low-income children in western Pennsylvania
    Judith R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:234-40. 2002
    ..This study examines the impact of dental coverage provided through a health insurance program for low-income children on the use of dental services in Western Pennsylvania...
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of lack of health insurance on children
    J R Lave
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 10:57-73. 1998
    ..Finally, the parents reported considerable stress and worry associated with their children's lack of coverage. We conclude that being without health insurance has broad consequences for America's children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of a children's health insurance program on newly enrolled children
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    JAMA 279:1820-5. 1998
    ..Although there is considerable interest in decreasing the number of US children who do not have health insurance, there is little information on the effect that health insurance has on children and their families...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of a Children's health insurance program by age
    C R Keane
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1051-8. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Benefit limits in managed behavioral health care: do they matter?
    P B Peele
    University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 26:430-41. 1999
    ..These issues have important implications for discussions about the impact of managed care in mental health and for discussions concerning parity legislation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized pneumonia. Outcomes, treatment patterns, and costs in urban and rural areas
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Services Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:415-21. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Patients with CAP are treated in hospitals located in counties similar to ones in which they reside. The cost of treatment was lower for rural patients than for urban patients, but outcomes were not different...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health insurance and the financial impact of IDDM in families with a child with IDDM
    T J Songer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Diabetes Care 20:577-84. 1997
    ..To examine the health insurance experience and out-of-pocket health care costs of families with a child with IDDM...
  11. pmc Mammography and pap smear use by older rural women
    D G Ives
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Public Health Rep 111:244-50. 1996
    ..To compare the characteristics of older women who did and did not have screening mammograms and Pap smears during the first two years both services were a Medicare Part B benefit...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a disease-specific and a generic severity of illness measure for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    M J Fine
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:359-68. 1995
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The PSI provided more accurate estimates of hospital mortality and classified different hospital outliers for mortality than did the generic severity of illness measure for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Processes and outcomes of care for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: results from the Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) cohort study
    M J Fine
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:970-80. 1999
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  14. pmc Development and validation of hospital "end-of-life" treatment intensity measures
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 47:1098-105. 2009
    ..Health care utilization among decedents is increasingly used as a measure of health care efficiency, but decedent-based measures may be biased estimates of care received by "dying" patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preferences for fertility in women with pelvic inflammatory disease
    Thomas J Songer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Fertil Steril 81:1344-50. 2004
    ..To identify the value that women with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) assign to the health impact of future infertility...
  16. pmc How the Medicare Part D drug benefit changed the distribution of out-of-pocket pharmacy spending among older beneficiaries
    Yuting Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:502-7. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of the Medicare drug benefit (Part D) on the distribution of out-of-pocket pharmacy spending among older adults...
  17. pmc The effects of the coverage gap on drug spending: a closer look at Medicare Part D
    Yuting Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w317-25. 2009
    ..Coverage of generic drugs with a $0-$10 copayment in the doughnut hole could be financed by, at most, a six-to-nine-percentage-point increase in initial coinsurance...
  18. pmc Using simulation to isolate physician variation in intensive care unit admission decision making for critically ill elders with end-stage cancer: a pilot feasibility study
    Amber E Barnato
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:3156-63. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility of high-fidelity simulation for studying variation in intensive care unit admission decision making for critically ill elders with end-stage cancer...
  19. pmc Is survival better at hospitals with higher "end-of-life" treatment intensity?
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Med Care 48:125-32. 2010
    ..Concern regarding wide variations in spending and intensive care unit use for patients at the end of life hinges on the assumption that such treatment offers little or no survival benefit...
  20. ncbi request reprint Implementation of an inpatient management and discharge strategy for patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Roslyn A Stone
    Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 304 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:491-9. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with Medicaid enrollment for low-income children in the United States
    Chyongchiou J Lin
    Department of Health Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 16:35-51. 2003
    ..Children with better health status were less likely to be enrolled in Medicaid. In addition, children whose parents were uninsured were more likely not to be enrolled in Medicaid...
  22. pmc The Medicare drug benefit (Part D) and treatment of heart failure in older adults
    Julie M Donohue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am Heart J 160:159-65. 2010
    ..We examined the impact of improvements in drug coverage under Medicare Part D on utilization of, and adherence to, medications for heart failure in older adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in employer-sponsored health insurance
    Pamela B Peele
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1964-8. 2002
    ..To examine medical and mental health care expenditures for large numbers of individuals with diabetes enrolled in employment-sponsored insurance plans...
  24. ncbi request reprint Persistence of racial disparities in advance care plan documents among nursing home residents
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:378-81. 2002
    ..These findings call attention to an area where further research is needed to determine whether residents' (and their families') preferences are being elicited and documented...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exclusions and limitations in children's behavioral health care coverage
    Pamela B Peele
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:591-4. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to identify benefit limits, diagnostic exclusions, and service exclusions of private behavioral health care plans that can influence the delivery of care to children...
  26. pmc The impact of Medicare Part D on medication treatment of hypertension
    Yuting Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto Street, Crabtree Hall A664, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:185-98. 2011
    ..To evaluate Medicare Part D's impact on use of antihypertensive medications among seniors with hypertension...
  27. doi request reprint Health reform and the scope of benefits for mental health and substance use disorder services
    Rachel L Garfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto St, Crabtree A612, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:1081-6. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The impact of Medicare Part D on medication adherence among older adults enrolled in Medicare-Advantage products
    Yuting Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Med Care 48:409-17. 2010
    ..Little is known about how Medicare Part D affects the medication refill adherence for cardiovascular and diabetes medications, particularly among beneficiaries without prior drug coverage...
  29. pmc Organizational determinants of hospital end-of-life treatment intensity
    Caroline Y Lin
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Med Care 47:524-30. 2009
    ..There is substantial hospital-level variation in end-of-life (EOL) treatment intensity...
  30. pmc Relationship between staff perceptions of hospital norms and hospital-level end-of-life treatment intensity
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1093-100. 2007
    ..Individual hospital microclimates must exist to perpetuate these practice variations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of treatments for major depression in primary care practice
    J R Lave
    Department of Health Care Services Administration, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:645-51. 1998
    ..This study augments a randomized controlled trial to analyze the cost-effectiveness of 2 standardized treatments for major depression relative to each other and to the "usual care" provided by primary care physicians...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relationship of provider characteristics to outcomes, process, and costs of care for community-acquired pneumonia
    J Whittle
    Center for Research on Health Care, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Med Care 36:977-87. 1998
    ..The authors describe the relation of provider characteristics to processes, costs, and outcomes of medical care for elderly patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Utilization under children's health insurance programs: children with vs. without chronic conditions
    C J Lin
    University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 11:1-14. 2000
    ..This underestimates the cost of new programs because some very sick children were excluded and because the average monthly cost of a continuously enrolled child is lower than that of a new enrollee...
  34. ncbi request reprint Developing a Medicare prospective payment system for inpatient psychiatric care
    Judith R Lave
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:97-109. 2003
    ..In addition, some changes in the overall inpatient psychiatric hospital sector are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Implementation of an evidence-based guideline to reduce duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy and length of stay for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia: a randomized controlled trial
    Michael J Fine
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, and VA Center for Health Equality Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med 115:343-51. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether implementation of an evidence-based guideline would reduce the duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy and length of stay for patients hospitalized with pneumonia...
  36. ncbi request reprint The emergency department community-acquired pneumonia trial: Methodology of a quality improvement intervention
    Donald M Yealy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:770-82. 2004
    ..This article describes the background, objectives, and methodology of this trial to translate evidence-based knowledge on the quality and efficiency of care for community-acquired pneumonia into clinical practice...
  37. pmc The effect of Medicare Part D on drug and medical spending
    Yuting Zhang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:52-61. 2009
    ..It is not known what effect the increased use of prescription drugs by enrollees in Medicare Part D has had on spending for other medical care...
  38. pmc Acute care practices relevant to quality end-of-life care: a survey of Pennsylvania hospitals
    C Y Lin
    Center for Research on Health Care and the Institute for Clinical Research Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Meyran Avenue, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e12. 2010
    ..Improving end-of-life care in the hospital is a national priority...
  39. pmc Employer-sponsored health insurance: are employers good agents for their employees?
    P B Peele
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Milbank Q 78:5-21, i. 2000
    ..They seem to contribute to individual employees' welfare by providing them with valued services in purchasing health insurance...
  40. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of the clinical effects of enhanced heart failure monitoring using a computer-based telephonic monitoring system in older minorities and women
    Ozlem Z Soran
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Card Fail 14:711-7. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of increasing the intensity of implementing pneumonia guidelines: a randomized, controlled trial
    Donald M Yealy
    University of Pittsburgh and the Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:881-94. 2005
    ..Despite the development of evidence-based pneumonia guidelines, limited data exist on the most effective means to implement guideline recommendations into clinical practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient treatment strategies for women with pelvic inflammatory disease: results from the Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) Randomized Trial
    Roberta B Ness
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:929-37. 2002
    ..Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a common and morbid intraperitoneal infection. Although most women with pelvic inflammatory disease are treated as outpatients, the effectiveness of this strategy remains unproven...
  43. doi request reprint Clinical and economic effects of iNO in premature newborns with respiratory failure at 1 year
    R Scott Watson
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1333-43. 2009
    ..We therefore studied the clinical and economic outcomes to 1 year of corrected age after a randomized controlled trial of prophylactic iNO...
  44. ncbi request reprint Healthcare costs and long-term outcomes after acute respiratory distress syndrome: A phase III trial of inhaled nitric oxide
    Derek C Angus
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2883-90. 2006
    ..To determine the costs and long-term outcomes of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in previously healthy adults. To determine whether treatment with inhaled nitric oxide affects these costs and outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint How would minimum experience standards affect the distribution of out-of-hospital endotracheal intubations?
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 50:246-52. 2007
    ..The system-level influence of such limits is unknown. We seek to determine how minimum endotracheal intubation experience standards influence the number and distribution of out-of-hospital endotracheal intubations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and drug use and related disorders: An underrecognized health issue among adolescents and young adults attending sexually transmitted disease clinics
    Robert L Cook
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:565-70. 2006
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Outcomes after out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation errors
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Resuscitation 80:50-5. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between three key out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation (ETI) errors and patient outcomes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Procedural experience with out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1718-21. 2005
    ..Out-of-hospital rescuers likely need regular clinical experience to perform endotracheal intubation (ETI) in a safe and effective manner. We sought to determine the frequency of ETI performed by individual out-of-hospital rescuers...
  49. ncbi request reprint The cost of treating pneumonia in the nursing home setting
    Robin L Kruse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:81-9. 2003
    ..To determine the costs of treating pneumonia in the nursing home setting and explore what factors are most responsible for that cost with a view to reducing cost...
  50. ncbi request reprint Exploratory evidence on the market for effective depression care in Pittsburgh
    Michael Schoenbaum
    RAND, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:392-5. 2004
    ..The authors assessed opportunities for increasing the rate of effective depression treatment by investigating the market for such treatment in the Pittsburgh area...
  51. ncbi request reprint Does hospitalization impact survival after lower respiratory infection in nursing home residents?
    Robin L Kruse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
    Med Care 42:860-70. 2004
    ..Lower respiratory infection (LRI) is the leading cause of hospitalization for nursing home residents, but hospitalization is costly and may cause complications...
  52. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with risk of surgical wound infections
    Christopher S Hollenbeak
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Am J Med Qual 21:29S-34S. 2006
    ..Although patient-specific factors had a statistically significant association with risk of infections, much of the risk of surgical wound infections is determined by hospital factors...
  53. pmc Is thirty-day hospital mortality really lower for black veterans compared with white veterans?
    Kevin G Volpp
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University and Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1613-31. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Paramedic intubation errors: isolated events or symptoms of larger problems?
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:501-9. 2006
    ..These findings indicate frequent errors associated with this life-saving technique. These events might be emblematic of larger issues in the structure and delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care...