Christianne L Roumie

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diabetes treatment intensification and associated changes in HbA1c and body mass index: a cohort study
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 16:32. 2016
  2. pmc Risk of hypoglycemia following intensification of metformin treatment with insulin versus sulfonylurea
    Christianne L Roumie
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers Roumie, Min, Greevy, Grijalva, Hung, Liu, Elasy, Griffin, Veterans Health Administration and Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Health Services Research and Development Service Centers Departments of Medicine Roumie, Min, Hung, Elasy, Griffin, Biostatistics Greevy, Grijalva, Liu and Health Policy Grijalva, Griffin, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn
    CMAJ 188:E104-12. 2016
  3. pmc Hypertension treatment intensification among stroke survivors with uncontrolled blood pressure
    Christianne L Roumie
    From the Veterans Health Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville C L R Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN C L R Center for Health Information and Communication, Health Service and Research Development, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN A J Z, D M B, H A J, L J M, J Y Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN A J Z Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis D M B, L J M Health Services Research and Development Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative D M B Health Services Research Section, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN D M B, L J M Department of Neurology, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA E M C and Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles E M C
    Stroke 46:465-70. 2015
  4. pmc Comparative effectiveness of sulfonylurea and metformin monotherapy on cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cohort study
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, 1310 24th Avenue South, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:601-10. 2012
  5. pmc Initiation of sulfonylureas versus metformin is associated with higher blood pressure at one year
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Targeted Research, Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, and Clinical Research Center of Excellence, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:515-23. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Nonaspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors, and the risk for stroke
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Stroke 39:2037-45. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter analgesics in older adults: a call for improved labelling and consumer education
    Christianne L Roumie
    Quality Scholars Program, Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Drugs Aging 21:485-98. 2004
  8. pmc Prevalence of inadequate blood pressure control among veterans after acute ischemic stroke hospitalization: a retrospective cohort
    Christianne L Roumie
    HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program Center, GRECC, and Clinical Research Training Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:399-407. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, Clinical Research Center of Excellence, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:36-44. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Patient centered primary care is associated with patient hypertension medication adherence
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 34:244-53. 2011

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  1. pmc Diabetes treatment intensification and associated changes in HbA1c and body mass index: a cohort study
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Endocr Disord 16:32. 2016
    ..To describe common type 2 diabetes treatment intensification regimens, patients' characteristics and changes in glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and body mass index (BMI)...
  2. pmc Risk of hypoglycemia following intensification of metformin treatment with insulin versus sulfonylurea
    Christianne L Roumie
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers Roumie, Min, Greevy, Grijalva, Hung, Liu, Elasy, Griffin, Veterans Health Administration and Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Health Services Research and Development Service Centers Departments of Medicine Roumie, Min, Hung, Elasy, Griffin, Biostatistics Greevy, Grijalva, Liu and Health Policy Grijalva, Griffin, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn
    CMAJ 188:E104-12. 2016
    ..Hypoglycemia remains a common life-threatening event associated with diabetes treatment. We compared the risk of first or recurrent hypoglycemia event among metformin initiators who intensified treatment with insulin versus sulfonylurea...
  3. pmc Hypertension treatment intensification among stroke survivors with uncontrolled blood pressure
    Christianne L Roumie
    From the Veterans Health Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville C L R Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN C L R Center for Health Information and Communication, Health Service and Research Development, Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN A J Z, D M B, H A J, L J M, J Y Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN A J Z Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis D M B, L J M Health Services Research and Development Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative D M B Health Services Research Section, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN D M B, L J M Department of Neurology, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA E M C and Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles E M C
    Stroke 46:465-70. 2015
    ..We examined blood pressure 1 year after stroke discharge and its association with treatment intensification...
  4. pmc Comparative effectiveness of sulfonylurea and metformin monotherapy on cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cohort study
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, 1310 24th Avenue South, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:601-10. 2012
    ..The effects of sulfonylureas and metformin on outcomes of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in type 2 diabetes are not well-characterized...
  5. pmc Initiation of sulfonylureas versus metformin is associated with higher blood pressure at one year
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Targeted Research, Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, and Clinical Research Center of Excellence, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:515-23. 2012
    ..To determine if incident oral antidiabetic drug (OAD) use was associated with 12-month systolic blood pressure (BP) and if this was mediated through body mass index (BMI) changes...
  6. doi request reprint Nonaspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors, and the risk for stroke
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Stroke 39:2037-45. 2008
    ..We determined whether specific NSAIDs, including coxibs, are associated with risk of stroke...
  7. ncbi request reprint Over-the-counter analgesics in older adults: a call for improved labelling and consumer education
    Christianne L Roumie
    Quality Scholars Program, Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Drugs Aging 21:485-98. 2004
    ..Improved labelling of OTC analgesics may help consumers distinguish common analgesic ingredients in a wide variety of preparations and facilitate informed decisions concerning the use of OTC drugs...
  8. pmc Prevalence of inadequate blood pressure control among veterans after acute ischemic stroke hospitalization: a retrospective cohort
    Christianne L Roumie
    HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program Center, GRECC, and Clinical Research Training Center of Excellence, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:399-407. 2011
    ..Reducing blood pressure (BP) after stroke reduces risk for recurrent events. Our aim was to describe hypertension care among veterans with ischemic stroke including BP control by discharge and over the 6 months after the stroke event...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, Clinical Research Center of Excellence, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:36-44. 2011
    ..Effects of oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs) on lipids may influence cardiovascular outcomes. Our aim was to compare time to initiation of lipid lowering medication (LLM) and 12-month lipid profiles among new OAD users...
  10. doi request reprint Patient centered primary care is associated with patient hypertension medication adherence
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Behav Med 34:244-53. 2011
    ..5 (lowest quartile). Future research is needed to determine if improving patient centered care, particularly communication skills, could lead to improvements in health related behaviors such as medication adherence and health outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Non-aspirin NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and risk for cardiovascular events-stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and death from coronary heart disease
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1053-63. 2009
    ..To determine if certain non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events: acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke, and death from coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of ICD-9 codes with a high positive predictive value for incident strokes resulting in hospitalization using Medicaid health data
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:20-6. 2008
    ..To validate ICD 9 codes with a high positive predictive value (PPV) for incident strokes. The study population consisted of Tennessee Medicaid enrollees aged from 50 to 84 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical inertia: a common barrier to changing provider prescribing behavior
    Christianne L Roumie
    Vanderbilt University, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:277-85. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Improving blood pressure control through provider education, provider alerts, and patient education: a cluster randomized trial
    Christianne L Roumie
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:165-75. 2006
    ..Inadequate blood pressure control is a persistent gap in quality care...
  15. pmc Prescriptions for chronic high-dose cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors are often inappropriate and potentially dangerous
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:879-83. 2005
    ..To describe the use of coxibs outside of licensed indications and recommended dosing ranges including rofecoxib 50 mg, valdecoxib 20 to 40 mg, and celecoxib 400 mg...
  16. pmc Trends in antibiotic prescribing for adults in the United States--1995 to 2002
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:697-702. 2005
    ..The impact of national efforts to limit antibiotic prescribing has not been fully evaluated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differences in antibiotic prescribing among physicians, residents, and nonphysician clinicians
    Christianne L Roumie
    Quality Scholars Program, Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Health Services Research and Development, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med 118:641-8. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of these changes, we compared outpatient antibiotic prescribing by practicing physicians, nonphysician clinicians, and resident physicians...
  18. ncbi request reprint A three-part intervention to change the use of hormone replacement therapy in response to new evidence
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:118-25. 2004
    ..Slow adaptation of new information by providers may result in suboptimal care...
  19. pmc Association between intensification of metformin treatment with insulin vs sulfonylureas and cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among patients with diabetes
    Christianne L Roumie
    Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, HSR and D Center, Nashville, Tennessee2Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    JAMA 311:2288-96. 2014
    ..Preferred second-line medication for diabetes treatment after metformin failure remains uncertain...
  20. doi request reprint An algorithm to identify incident myocardial infarction using Medicaid data
    Neesha N Choma
    Veterans Administration, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1064-71. 2009
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  21. pmc Reweighted Mahalanobis distance matching for cluster-randomized trials with missing data
    Robert A Greevy
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:148-54. 2012
    ..The method is illustrated in the context of a cluster-randomized trial. A Web application and an R package are introduced to implement the method and incorporate recent advances in the area...
  22. pmc Comparative effectiveness of incident oral antidiabetic drugs on kidney function
    Adriana M Hung
    VA Tennessee Valley, Clinical Science Research and Development, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Kidney Int 81:698-706. 2012
    ..The risk associated with rosiglitazone was similar to metformin for both outcomes. Thus, compared to metformin, oral antidiabetic drug treatment with sulfonylureas increased the risk of a decline in eGFR, ESRD, or death...
  23. doi request reprint Quality improvement initiatives improve hypertension care among veterans
    Neesha N Choma
    Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:392-8. 2009
    ..We implemented a quality improvement initiative to improve hypertension care at Veterans Affairs-Tennessee Valley Healthcare System...
  24. pmc Comparative Effectiveness of Second-Line Agents for the Treatment of Diabetes Type 2 in Preventing Kidney Function Decline
    Adriana M Hung
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 11:2177-2185. 2016
    ..Glucose control improves kidney outcomes. Most patients eventually require treatment intensification with second-line medications; however, the differential effects of those therapies on kidney function are unknown...
  25. pmc Comparative Effectiveness of Insulin versus Combination Sulfonylurea and Insulin: a Cohort Study of Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes
    Jea Young Min
    Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatrics Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Health Service Research and Development Center HSRD, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:638-46. 2016
    ..Type 2 diabetes patients often initiate treatment with a sulfonylurea and subsequently intensify their therapy with insulin. However, information on optimal treatment regimens for these patients is limited...
  26. pmc The role of matching when adjusting for baseline differences in the outcome variable of comparative effectiveness studies
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37232 USA
    J Comp Eff Res 4:341-9. 2015
    ..Evaluate performance of analytical strategies commonly used to adjust for baseline differences in continuous outcome variables for comparative effectiveness studies...
  27. pmc Association of health literacy with elevated blood pressure: a cohort study of hospitalized patients
    Candace D McNaughton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Department of Medicine and the Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University Department of Medicine and Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Nashville VA Medical Center, Nashville, TN
    Med Care 52:346-53. 2014
    ..The clinical consequences of low health literacy are not fully understood...
  28. doi request reprint Postoperative morbidity and mortality among Veterans Health Administration patients undergoing surgical resection for large bowel polyps (bowel resection for polyps)
    Robert W Ikard
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tenn, USA
    Dig Surg 30:394-400. 2013
    ..Large bowel polyps with malignant characteristics or those that are too large to remove colonoscopically may require bowel resection...
  29. pmc Effect of a pharmacist intervention on clinically important medication errors after hospital discharge: a randomized trial
    Sunil Kripalani
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 6000 Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:1-10. 2012
    ..They include preventable or ameliorable adverse drug events (ADEs), as well as medication discrepancies or nonadherence with high potential for future harm (potential ADEs)...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort
    Christianne L Roumie
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program for Patient Healthcare Behavior, Clinical Research Center of Excellence CRCoE, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:36-44. 2011
    ..Effects of oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs) on lipids may influence cardiovascular outcomes. Our aim was to compare time to initiation of lipid lowering medication (LLM) and 12-month lipid profiles among new OAD users...
  31. ncbi request reprint Improving documentation of patient acuity level using a progress note template
    Eric L Grogan
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 9485, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:468-75. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that a progress note template containing comorbidities and complications would improve documentation and teach residents to correctly document comorbidities and complications...
  32. pmc Effect of Pharmacist Counseling Intervention on Health Care Utilization Following Hospital Discharge: A Randomized Control Trial
    Susan P Bell
    Vanderbilt Center for Translational and Clinical Cardiovascular Research VTRACC, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Suite 300 A 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37232 8300, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:470-7. 2016
    ..Reduction in 30-day readmission rates following hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is a national goal...
  33. pmc High prevalence of hypertension among collegiate football athletes
    Ashley Rowatt Karpinos
    Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, Biostatistics, and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN and Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:716-23. 2013
    ..The prevalence of hypertension among collegiate football athletes is not well described...
  34. doi request reprint Blood pressure control in a hypertension telemedicine intervention: does distance to primary care matter?
    Michael E Bowen
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Division of Outcomes and Health Services Research, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:723-30. 2013
    ..1 mm Hg [-7.3 to 5.2]); telemedicine, distance ≥30 miles (-0.80 mm Hg [-6.6 to 5.1]). Although telemedicine may help overcome geographic access barriers, additional studies are needed to identify patients most likely to benefit...
  35. pmc Health literacy and mortality: a cohort study of patients hospitalized for acute heart failure
    Candace D McNaughton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN C D M N, A B S
    J Am Heart Assoc 4:. 2015
    ..Lower health literacy is associated with mortality among outpatients with chronic heart failure; little is known about this relationship after hospitalization for acute heart failure...
  36. doi request reprint Identification of postoperative care amenable to telehealth
    Kristy Kummerow Broman
    Department of Surgery, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Surgery 160:264-71. 2016
    ..Postoperative follow-up using telehealth may increase patient access and decrease resource use. We aimed to define patient and operative criteria likely to be associated with successful telehealth follow-up (telehealth-amenable)...
  37. pmc Effect of patient- and medication-related factors on inpatient medication reconciliation errors
    Amanda H Salanitro
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:924-32. 2012
    ..Little research has examined the incidence, clinical relevance, and predictors of medication reconciliation errors at hospital admission and discharge...
  38. doi request reprint Quality of colorectal cancer care among veterans: a 10-year retrospective cohort
    Rebecca A Snyder
    Veterans Health Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, HSR and D Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2476-83. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate quality of CRC care by assessing adherence to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines and to determine if receipt of these metrics was associated with improvement in mortality...
  39. doi request reprint Management of senescent gynecomastia in the Veterans Health Administration
    Robert W Ikard
    VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare, Department of Surgical Services, TN, USA
    Breast J 17:160-6. 2011
    ..Senescent gynecomastia, a benign disease, can usually be diagnosed by history and physical examination, requires little diagnostic testing, and should be treated nonoperatively...
  40. pmc Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults
    Marketa Marvanova
    School of Pharmacy, Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:488-93. 2011
    ..Little is known about predictors of preadmission medication understanding...
  41. doi request reprint Implementation of a Telephone Postoperative Clinic in an Integrated Health System
    Kristy Kummerow Broman
    Department of Surgery, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, VA Medical Center, Nashville, TN Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, VA Medical Center, Nashville, TN Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 223:644-51. 2016
    ..We report our experience implementing and evaluating telephone postoperative follow-up within an integrated health system...
  42. ncbi request reprint Changing incident diabetes regimens: a Veterans Administration cohort study from 2000 to 2005
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Diabetes Care 30:e85. 2007
  43. doi request reprint Effect of short call admission on length of stay and quality of care for acute decompensated heart failure
    Jennifer L Schuberth
    St Thomas Medical Group, Nashville Tenn, USA
    Circulation 117:2637-44. 2008
    ..Few data exist on the effect of short call on quality of patient care. Our objective was to examine the effect of short call admission on length of stay and quality of care for patients with acute decompensated heart failure...