Edwin S Wong

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Did Massachusetts Health Reform Affect Veterans Affairs Primary Care Use?
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev . 2016
  2. pmc Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation in the Veterans Health Administration and Primary Care Use: Differences by Patient Comorbidity Burden
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Center for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, 1660 S Columbian Way, MS S 152, Seattle, WA, 98108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:1467-1474. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Hospital Distance and Readmissions Among VA-Medicare Dual-Enrolled Veterans
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington
    J Rural Health 32:377-386. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Do Veterans Health Administration Enrollees Generalize to Other Populations?
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 73:493-507. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the Impact of Oral Diabetes Medication Adherence on Medical Costs in VA
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 48:978-985. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Does Favorable Selection Among Medicare Advantage Enrollees Affect Measurement of Hospital Readmission Rates?
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 71:367-83. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Massachusetts health reform and Veterans Affairs health system enrollment
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 20:629-36. 2014
  8. pmc The relationship between local area labor market conditions and the use of Veterans Affairs health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:96. 2013
  9. pmc Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA
    Chris L Bryson
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:698-705. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Local Area Unemployment and the Demand for Inpatient Care Among Veterans Affairs Enrollees
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 72:468-80. 2015

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Did Massachusetts Health Reform Affect Veterans Affairs Primary Care Use?
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev . 2016
    ..Among VA-Medicare dual enrollees, MHR was associated with an increase of 24.5 PC visits per 1,000 veterans per quarter (p = .048). Despite new non-VA health options through MHR, VA enrollees continued to rely on VA PC...
  2. pmc Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation in the Veterans Health Administration and Primary Care Use: Differences by Patient Comorbidity Burden
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Center for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, 1660 S Columbian Way, MS S 152, Seattle, WA, 98108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 31:1467-1474. 2016
    ..The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model has several components to improve care for patients with high comorbidity, including greater access to face-to-face primary care...
  3. doi request reprint Hospital Distance and Readmissions Among VA-Medicare Dual-Enrolled Veterans
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington
    J Rural Health 32:377-386. 2016
    ..Our primary objective was to assess whether distance from VA patients' residence to the nearest VA and non-VA hospitals was associated with 30-day all-cause readmission and the system where patients were readmitted (VA or Medicare)...
  4. doi request reprint Do Veterans Health Administration Enrollees Generalize to Other Populations?
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 73:493-507. 2016
    ..Overlap declined when comparing with Medicaid enrollees or privately insured individuals, suggesting more limited generalizability of VHA studies to these populations. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating the Impact of Oral Diabetes Medication Adherence on Medical Costs in VA
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 48:978-985. 2014
    ..Despite evidence demonstrating clinical benefits of oral hypoglycemic agents (OHAs), adherence to OHAs is generally poor. The economic benefit of OHA adherence among patients in the Veterans Affairs Health System (VA) is unknown...
  6. doi request reprint Does Favorable Selection Among Medicare Advantage Enrollees Affect Measurement of Hospital Readmission Rates?
    Edwin S Wong
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 71:367-83. 2014
    ..Estimation of quality metrics should carefully consider sample selection to produce valid policy inferences. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Massachusetts health reform and Veterans Affairs health system enrollment
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 20:629-36. 2014
    ..We examined the impact of healthcare reform in Massachusetts, which also included these policy changes, on veterans' enrollment in VA, private insurance, and Medicaid...
  8. pmc The relationship between local area labor market conditions and the use of Veterans Affairs health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:96. 2013
    ..This study examines whether local area labor market conditions, measured using county-level unemployment rates, influence whether veterans obtain health care from the VA...
  9. pmc Wide clinic-level variation in adherence to oral diabetes medications in the VA
    Chris L Bryson
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:698-705. 2013
    ..While there has been extensive research into patient-specific predictors of medication adherence and patient-specific interventions to improve adherence, there has been little examination of variation in clinic-level medication adherence...
  10. doi request reprint Local Area Unemployment and the Demand for Inpatient Care Among Veterans Affairs Enrollees
    Edwin S Wong
    Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 72:468-80. 2015
    ..These results suggest inpatient use is less sensitive to the economy, although worse economic conditions slightly affected inpatient demand for select veterans. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Survey nonresponders incurred higher medical utilization and lower medication adherence
    Seppo T Rinne
    1100 Olive Way, Ste 1400, Seattle, WA 98104 3801 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 21:e1-8. 2015
    ..To compare healthcare costs, utilization, and medication adherence between diabetic responders and nonresponders to a patient satisfaction survey...
  12. pmc Does the presence of a pharmacist in primary care clinics improve diabetes medication adherence?
    Beverly Mielke Kocarnik
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 329 NinthAve, Campus Box 359780, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:391. 2012
    ..We examined whether the presence of pharmacists in primary care clinics was associated with higher OHA adherence...
  13. doi request reprint Measures of adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents at the primary care clinic level: the role of risk adjustment
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, WA 98101, USA
    Med Care 50:591-8. 2012
    ..This study examined whether variation in patient and facility characteristics determined those differences...
  14. doi request reprint Association between local area unemployment rates and use of Veterans Affairs outpatient health services
    Edwin S Wong
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System Department of Health Services, University of Washington Office of Analytics and Business Intelligence, Veterans Health Administration, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 52:137-43. 2014
    ..Prior research indicates that federal spending on Medicare, Medicaid, and other government health programs accelerated during the Great Recession...
  15. pmc Methods for Measuring Racial Differences in Hospitals Outcomes Attributable to Disparities in Use of High-Quality Hospital Care
    Paul L Hebert
    VA HSR and D Center of Innovation for Patient Centered and Value Driven Health Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA
    Health Serv Res . 2016
    ..To compare two approaches to measuring racial/ethnic disparities in the use of high-quality hospitals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Organizational structure for chronic heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Seppo T Rinne
    1100 Olive Way, Ste 1400, Seattle, WA 98104 3801 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 22:e82-7. 2016
    ..Our objective was to examine differences in organizational structure available to support quality of care for patients with CHF and COPD...
  17. doi request reprint Patient-centered medical home implementation and primary care provider turnover
    Philip W Sylling
    Northwest HSR and D Center for Innovation, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington General Internal Medicine Service, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington VHA Office of Analytics and Business Intelligence, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, WA
    Med Care 52:1017-22. 2014
    ..This study examined the association between a system-wide PCMH implementation and PCP turnover...
  18. pmc Factors affecting medication adherence: patient perspectives from five veterans affairs facilities
    Clarissa Hsu
    Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, 98101 1448, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:533. 2014
    ..This study explored facilitators and barriers to OHA adherence by obtaining the perspectives of Veterans Affairs (VA) patients with OHA prescriptions...
  19. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of bariatric surgical procedures for the treatment of severe obesity
    Bruce C M Wang
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Ave, H375Q, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 15:253-63. 2014
    ..One-third of Americans are obese and an increasing number opt for bariatric surgery. This study estimates the cost-effectiveness of common bariatric surgical procedures from a healthcare system perspective...
  20. doi request reprint Association between health-related quality of life and body mass after adjustable gastric banding: a nonlinear approach
    Vincent W Lin
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Value Health 16:823-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the relationship between health utilities and body mass index (BMI) among a cohort of obese patients who underwent laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  21. doi request reprint Nurse staffing and patient care costs in acute inpatient nursing units
    Yu Fang Li
    Northwest Center for Outcomes Research in Older Adults, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Med Care 49:708-15. 2011
    ..This study evaluated whether nursing hours per patient day (HPPD) and skill mix are associated with higher inpatient care costs within acute medical/surgical inpatient units using data from the Veterans Health Administration...