B G Saver

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physician policies on the use of preventive hormone therapy
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4795, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:358-65. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of hormone replacement therapy in Washington State: is prevention being put into practice?
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine and the School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:364-71. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Does payment drive procedures? Payment for specialty services and procedure rate variations in 3 HMOs
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98195 4696, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:229-37. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint To buy, or not to buy: factors associated with the purchase of nongroup, private health insurance
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    Med Care 38:141-51. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Seniors with chronic health conditions and prescription drugs: benefits, wealth, and health
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4696, USA
    Value Health 7:133-43. 2004
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic inequities in continuity and site of care: location, location, location
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105-6099, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:78-89. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in perceptions of physician style and trust
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98105 6099, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1156-63. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Physicians' advice to quit smoking. The glass remains half empty
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:543-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Is family care associated with reduced health care expenditures?
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:608-14. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Group Health Cooperative automated pharmacy data by drug benefit status
    Denise M Boudreau
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:877-84. 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Physician policies on the use of preventive hormone therapy
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4795, USA
    Am J Prev Med 13:358-65. 1997
    ..S. physicians' policies since these guidelines appeared. We sought to measure physicians' policies and attitudes about PHT and compare them with the American College of Physicians' guideline on the use of PHT...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of hormone replacement therapy in Washington State: is prevention being put into practice?
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine and the School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:364-71. 1999
    ..Our study examined the role of prevention in women's decisions to initiate HRT and their intended duration of therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does payment drive procedures? Payment for specialty services and procedure rate variations in 3 HMOs
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98195 4696, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:229-37. 2004
    ..To study how payment for specialty services affects the rates of performance of invasive procedures by physicians in a number of specialties...
  4. ncbi request reprint To buy, or not to buy: factors associated with the purchase of nongroup, private health insurance
    B G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    Med Care 38:141-51. 2000
    ..Employment-based health insurance coverage is declining in the United States. Many recent efforts to increase coverage have promoted the individual purchase of insurance, with or without subsidies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Seniors with chronic health conditions and prescription drugs: benefits, wealth, and health
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4696, USA
    Value Health 7:133-43. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Racial/ethnic inequities in continuity and site of care: location, location, location
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105-6099, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:78-89. 2001
    ..Greater use of hospital clinics and community health centers by minorities also contributes to this discontinuity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in perceptions of physician style and trust
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98105 6099, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:1156-63. 2000
    ..While pervasive racial and ethnic inequalities in access to care and health status have been documented, potential underlying causes, such as patients' perceptions of their physicians, have not been explored as thoroughly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physicians' advice to quit smoking. The glass remains half empty
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:543-7. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Is family care associated with reduced health care expenditures?
    M P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98105 6099, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:608-14. 1999
    ..We examined whether people who received "family care," the sharing of a personal physician across familial generations, had lower health care expenditures than those who received "individual care" that lacked generational continuity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Group Health Cooperative automated pharmacy data by drug benefit status
    Denise M Boudreau
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:877-84. 2005
    ..Evaluate the reliability of health plan pharmacy records in determining medication use among seniors with and without a drug benefit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:443-51. 2006
    ..Key-informant interviews with leaders of provider organizations should shed new light on evolving quality incentives within organizations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field
    Douglas A Conrad
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:443-51. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug coverage, health, and medication acquisition among seniors with one or more chronic conditions
    J Elizabeth Jackson
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, 98195 4696, USA
    Med Care 42:1056-65. 2004
    ..The unabated rise in medication costs particularly affects older persons with chronic conditions that require long-term medication use, but how prescription benefits affect medication adherence for such persons has received limited study...
  14. pmc Do HMOs affect educational disparities in health care?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, and Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:90-6. 2003
    ..We wanted to examine how membership in a health maintenance organization (HMO) is related to delivery of preventive clinical services to patients with different educational levels...
  15. pmc Preventive care
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:632-7. 2004
    ..To examine the impact of provider continuity on preventive care among adults who have a regular site of care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of healthcare delivery system on where HMO-enrolled seniors purchase medications
    Denise M Boudreau
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1317-8. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of enhanced tobacco-cessation services coverage for low-income smokers
    Mark P Doescher
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:S19-24. 2002
    ..More importantly, this pilot reveals two key obstacles in our low-income, culturally diverse setting: low participation and rapid turnover of insureds. Future interventions will need to address these barriers...
  18. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of depression in primary care: missed opportunities for diagnosis and education
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:28-35. 2007
    ..We sought to gain a better understanding of barriers to diagnosis of and entering treatment for depression in primary care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Disparities in health care by race, ethnicity, and language among the insured: findings from a national sample
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Med Care 40:52-9. 2002
    ..Racial and ethnic disparities in health care have been well documented, but poorly explained...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in U.S. hospitals
    Barry G Saver
    N Engl J Med 353:1860-1; author reply 1860-1. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Opportunities and challenges for measuring cost, quality, and clinical effectiveness in health care": the fault lies not in our stars but in our system
    Barry G Saver
    University of Washington, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:151S-60S. 2004
  22. pmc Trends in professional advice to lose weight among obese adults, 1994 to 2000
    J Elizabeth Jackson
    Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4696, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:814-8. 2005
    ..Obesity is a fast-growing threat to public health in the U.S., but information on trends in professional advice to lose weight is limited...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attracting students to primary care
    Barry G Saver
    N Engl J Med 352:93-5; author reply 93-5. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Are statins associated with decreased tooth loss in chronic periodontitis?
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 34:214-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether statin use was associated with decreased tooth loss among patients with chronic periodontitis...