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Selected Publications 2001-2002                       2002-2003

Ammassari A, Murri R, Pezzotti P, Trotta MP, Ravasio L, De Longis P, Lo Caputo S, Narciso P, Pauluzzi S, Carosi G, Nappa S, Piano P, Izzo CM, Lichtner M, Rezza G, Ippolito G, Monforte AD, Wu AW.  Self-reported symptoms influence adherence to HAART in persons with HIV infection.  JAIDS.  2001 Dec 15;28(5):445-9.

Baigis J, Korniewicz DM, Chase G, Butz A, Jacobson D, Wu AW.  Effectiveness of a home-based exercise intervention for HIV-infected adults: a randomized trial.  Journal of the Association of Nurses AIDS Care.  2002 Mar-Apr;13(2):33-45.

Batts ML, Gary TL, Huss K, Hill MN, Bone L, Brancati FL.  Patient priorities and needs for diabetes care among urban African American adults.  Diabetes Educ.  2001 May-Jun;27(3):405-12.

Bindman A, Weiner J, Majeed A.  Primary care groups in the United Kingdom: Quality and accountability.  Health Affairs.  2001 May-Jun;20(3):132-45.

Boult C. The financing of health care for older people.  In: Geriatrics Review Syllabus, Fifth Edition. New York: American Geriatrics Society, 2002. 

Boult C, Boult L, Morishita L, Dowd B, Kane RL, Urdangarin C.  Randomized trial of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2001 Apr;49(4):351-9.

Boulware LE, Daumit GD, Frick KD, Minkovitz CS, Lawrence RS, Powe NR.  An evidence-based review of the independent contribution of patient-centered behavioral interventions for hypertension. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  2001 Oct;21(3):221-32.

Boulware LE, Daumit GL, Frick KD, Minkovitz CS, Lawrence RS, Powe NR.  Quality of clinical reports on behavioral interventions for hypertension.  Preventive Medicine.  2002 Apr;34(4):463-475.

Burton LC, German PS, Gruber-Baldini AL, et al.  Medical care for nursing home residents: differences by dementia status.  J. Am Geriatr. Soc.  2001 Feb;49(2):142-7.

Burton LC, Weiner JP, Folkemer J, Kasper J, German PS,
Stevens G.  Satisfaction with health care of dually eligible older individuals enrolled in an HMO.  Health Care Financing Review.  2001;22(4): 175-86.

Burton LC, Weiner JP, Stevens GD, Kasper J.  Health outcomes and Medicaid costs for frail older individuals: a case study of MCO versus fee-for-service care.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2002 Feb; 50(2):382-8.

Burton MJ, Frick KD, Bailey RL, Bowman RJC.  Azithromycin for the treatment and control of trachoma.  Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy.  2002 Feb;3(2):113-20.

Clark JM, Bone LR, Stallings R, Gelber AC, Barker A, Zeger S, Hill MN, Levine DM.  Obesity and approaches to weight in an urban African-American community.  Ethn Dis.  2001 Fall;11(4):676-86.

Coiro MJ.  Depressive symptoms among women receiving welfare.  Women Health.  2001;32 (1-2):1-23.

Cofrancesco J, Wu AW.   HIV care and general internal medicine: The next generation.  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  2001 Sep;16(9):639-41.

Daumit GL, Boulware E, Powe NR, Frick KD, Minkovitz CS, Anderson L, Janes G, Lawrence R. A Computerized Tool for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Preventive Interventions.  Public Health Reports.  2001;116 Suppl 1:244-53.

Diette GB, Krishnan J, Dominici F, Haponik E, Skinner EA, Steinwachs DM, Wu AW.  Asthma in older patients: factors associated with hospitalization.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  2002 May 27;162(10):1123-32.

Diette GB, Skinner EA, Markson LE, Algatt-Bergstrom P, Nguyen TT, Clark RD, Wu AW.  Consistency of care with national guidelines for children with asthma in managed care.  Journal of Pediatrics.  2001 Jan;138(1):59-64.

Diette GB, Skinner EA, Nguyen TT, Markson L, Clark RD, Wu AW.  Comparison of quality of care by specialist and generalist physicians as usual source of asthma care for children.  Pediatrics.  2001 Aug;108(2):432-7.

Dixon L, Lyles A, Smith C, Hoch J, Fahey M, Postrado L, Lucksted A, Lehman A.  Use and cost of ambulatory care services among Medicare enrolees with schizophrenia.  Psychiatric Services.  2001 Jun;52(6):786-92.

Felix-Aaron KL, Bone LR, Levine DM, Rubin HR.  Using participant information to develop a tool for the evaluation of community health worker outreach services.  Ethn Dis.  2002 Winter;12(1):87-96.

Forrest CB, Nutting P, Starfield B, von Schrader S.  Family physicians’ referral decisions: results from the ASPN referral study.  J Fam Pract.  2002 Mar;51(3):215-22.

Forrest CB, Reid RJ.  Prevalence of health problems and primary care physicians’ specialty referral decisions.  J Fam Pract.  2001 May;50(5):427-32.

Forrest CB, Shi L, von Schrader S, Ng J.  Managed care, primary care, and the patient-practitioner relationship.  J Gen Intern Med.  2002 Apr;17(4):270-7.

Forrest C, Weiner J, Fowles J, Vogeli C, Frick K, Lemke K, Starfield B.  Self-referral in point-of-service health plans.  JAMA.  2001 May 2;285(17):2223-31.

Frick KD, Keuffel E, Bowman RJC.  Epidemiological, demographic, and economic analyses: measurement of the value of trichiasis surgery in the Gambia.  Ophthalmic Epidemiology.  2002;8(2-3):191-201.

Frick KD, Lietman TM, Osaki Holm S, Jha HC, Chaudhary JSP, Bhatta RC.  Cost-effectiveness of trachoma control measures: comparing targeted household treatment and mass treatment of children.  Bulletin of the World Health Organization.  2001;79(3):201-7.

Frick KD, Melia BM, Buhrmann RR, West SK.  Trichiasis and Disability in a Trachoma Endemic Area of Tanzania.  Archives of Ophthalmology.  2001;119(12):1839-44.

Frick KD, Regan J.  Whether and where community health center users obtain screening services.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  2001;12(4):429-45.

Frick KD, West SK.  The SAFE strategy for trachoma control: planning a cost-effectiveness analysis of the antibiotic component and beyond.  Ophthalmic Epidemiology.  2001;8(4):205-14.

Fried LP, Young Y, Rubin G, Bandeen-Roche K.  Self-reported preclinical disability identifies older women with early declines in performance and early disease.  J Clinical Epi.  Sept 2001 Sept;54(9):889-901.

Gastrock G, Lemke K, Metze J.  Sampling and monitoring in bioprocessing using microtechniques.  J Biotechnol.  2001 Dec;82(2):123-35.

Gielen AC, McDonnell KA, Wu AW, O'Campo P, Faden R.  Quality of life among women living with HIV: the importance violence, social support, and self care behaviors.  Social Science and Medicine.  2001 Sept;52:315-22.

Glade GB, Forrest CB, Starfield B, Baker AE, Bocian A, Wasserman RC.  Specialty referrals made during telephone conversations with parents.  Ambulatory Pediatrics.  2002;2:93-98.

Grass G, Fan B, Rosen BP, Lemke K, Schlegel HG, Rensing C.  NreB from Achromobacter xylosoxidans 31A Is a nickel-induced transporter conferring nickel resistance.  J Bacteriol.  2001 May;183(9): 2803-7.

Guyatt GH, Osoba D, Wu AW, Wyrwich KW, Norman GR.  Methods to explain the clinical significance of health status measures.  Mayo Clin Proc.  2002 Apr;77(4):371-83.

Hanlon JT, Fillenbaum GG, Kuchibhatla M, Artz MB, Boult C, Gross CR, Garrard J, Schmader KE.  Impact of inappropriate drug use on mortality and decline in functional status in representative community dwelling elders.  Med Care.  2002;40(2):166-76.

Hanlon JT, Fillenbaum GG, Kuchibhatla M, Ruby C, Gross C, Boult C, Garrard J, Schmader K.  Impact of inappropriate drug prescribing on mortality and decline in functional status in community dwelling elders.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2001;49(9):S12-13.

Hanlon JT, Schmader KE, Boult C, Gross CR, Fillenbaum GG, Ruby CM, Garrard J.  Use of inappropriate prescription drugs by older people.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2002;50(1):26-34.

Janicke DM, Finney JW, Riley AW.  Children’s health care use:  A prospective investigation of factors related to care seeking.  Medical Care.  2001;39:990-1001.

Justice AC, Holmes W, Gifford A, Rabeneck L, Zackin R, Sinclair G, Weissman S, Neidig J, Marcus C, Chesney M, Wu AW for the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Unit Outcomes Committee.  Development and validation of a self-completed HIV symptom index.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  2001;54 Suppl 1:577-90.

Kasper JD, Burton L.  Demography of Aging.  In Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine.   New York, NY:  The American Geriatrics Society.  2001.

Kempen J, Frick KD, Jabs D.  Evaluating the Cost-effectiveness of prevention versus treatment strategies for Cytomegalovirus retinitis.  Pharmacoeconomics.  2001;19(12):1199-1208.

Krishnan JA, Diette GB, Skinner EA, Clark BD, Steinwachs DM, Wu AW.  Race and gender differences in consistency of care with national asthma guidelines in managed care organizations.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  2001;161:1660-8.

Lin MK, Wu AW, Revicki DA.  Incorporating quality-of-life measures in HIV clinical trials.  HIV Clinical Trials.  2002 May-Jun;3(3):202-18.

Lofland JH, Locklear JC, Frick KD.  Productivity costs: different approaches to valuing lost workplace productivity of migraineurs.  Pharmacoeconomics.  2001;19(9):917-25.

Lohr KN, Steinwachs DM.  Health services research: an evolving definition of the field.  Health Services Research.  2002 Feb;37(1):

Lyles A, Weiner JP, Shore AD, Christianson J, Solberg LI, Drury P.  Cost and quality trends in direct contracting arrangements.  Health Affairs.  2002 Feb;21(1):89-102.

Majeed A, Bindman AB, Weiner JP.  Use of risk adjustment in setting budgets and measuring performance in primary care I: how it works.  BMJ.  2001 Sep 15;323(7313):604-7.

Majeed A, Bindman A, Weiner J.  Use of risk adjustment in setting budgets and measuring performance in primary care II: advantages, disadvantages, and practicalities.  BMJ.  2001 Sep 15;323(7313): 607-10.

Martin BK, Wu AW, Gilpin AMK, Jabs DA.  Reliability, validity and responsiveness of patient-reported health and vision measures in AIDS-related Cytomegalovirus retinitis.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  2001;54:376-86.

Martinez-Burnes J, Lopez A, Lemke K, Dobbin G.  Transoral intratracheal inoculation method for use with neonatal rats.  Comp Med.  2001Apr;51(2):134-7.

Menon AS, Gruber-Baldini, Hebel AL, Kaup B, Lorect D, Zimmerman SI, Burton L, German P, Magaziner J.  Relationship between aggressive behaviors and depression among nursing home residents with dementia.  International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  2001;16:139-46.

Minkovitz C, Belote A, Higman S, Serwint J, Weiner J.  Effectiveness of practice-based intervention to increase vaccination rates and to reduce missed opportunities.  Archives of Pediatrics.  2001; 155:382-6.

Murri R, Ammassari A, Gallicano K, De Luca A, Cingolani A, Marconi P, Wu AW, Antinori A.  Self-reported non-adherence with antiretroviral drugs predicts persistent condition.  HIV Clinical Trials.  2001 Jul-Aug;2(4):323-9.

O’Malley AS, Forrest CB.  Beyond the examination room: primary care performance and the patient-physician relationship for low-income women.  J Gen Intern Med.  2002; 17:66-74.

O’Malley AS, Forrest CB, Mandelblatt J.  Adherence of low-Income women to cancer screening recommendations: the roles of primary care, health insurance, and HMOs.  J Gen Intern Med.  2002;17:144-54.

Osaki Holm S, Jha HC, Bhatta RC, Chaudhary JSP, Thapa BB, Davis D, Pokhrel RP, Yinghui M, Zegans M, Schachter J, Frick KD, Tapert L, Lietman TM.  A comparison of two azithromycin distribution strategies for trachoma.  Bulletin of the World Health Organization.  2001;79(3):194-200.

Ostir G, Volpato S, Kasper JD, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM.  Summarizing amount of difficulty in ADLs: a refined characterization of disability: results from the Women’s Health and Aging Study.  Aging (Milano).  2001 Dec;13(6):465-72.

Pacala JT, Boult C.  An alternative method for risk-adjusting capitation rates for Medicare Plus Choice plans.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2001;49(9):S1.

Pacala JT, Boult C.  Effects of a care management program on costs and satisfaction in an open-access health plan.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2001;49(9):S148-9.

Pham HH, Frick KD, Diener-West M, Rubin HR, Powe NR.  Is health plan quality performance associated with withdrawal from medicare managed care?  Medical Care.  2002 Mar;40(3):212-26.

Pugh LC, Milligan RA, Frick KD, Spatz D, Bronner Y.  Breastfeeding duration, costs, and benefits of a support program for low-income breastfeeding women.  Birth.  2002 Jun;29(2):95-100.

Rebok G, Riley AW, Forrest C, Starfield B, Green B, Robertson J, Tambor E.  Elementary School-aged Children’s Reports of Their Health: A Cognitive Interviewing Study.  Quality of Life Research.  2001;10:59-70.

Rhodes DJ, Koshy RC, Waterfield WC, Wu AW, Grossman SA.  Feasibility of quantitative pains assessment in outpatient oncology practice.  Journal of Clinical Oncology.  2001;19(2): 501-8.

Riley AW, Forrest C, Green B, Robertson J, Rebok G, Tambor E, Starfield B.  Child Health and Illness Profile-Child Edition.  Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University.  2001.

Ryan S, Riley A, Kang M, Starfield B.  Effects of regular source of care and health need on medical care use among rural adolescents.  Archives of Child and Adolescent Medicine.  2001;155:184.

Segui-Gomez M, Keuffel E, Frick KD.  Cost and effectiveness of hip pads among the elderly.  International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care.  2002 Winter;18(1):55-66.

Shipman SA, Forrest CB.  Appendicitis-pediatric surgeons versus general surgeons.  Pediatrics.  2002 May;109(5):988-9.

Simonsick E, Kasper JD, Guralnik JM, Bandeen-Roche K, Ferrucci L, Hirsch R, Leveille S, Rantanen T, Fried LC.  Severity of upper and lower extremity functional limitation: Scale development and validation with self-report and performance-based measures of physical function.  J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci.  2001 Jan;56(1):S10-9.

Solberg LI, Lyles CA, Shore AD, Lemke KW, Weiner JP.  Is quality free?  The relationship between cost and quality across 18 provider groups.  Am J Manag Care.  2002 May;8(5):413-22.

Stevens GD, Burton LC, Weiner JP.  Racial Disparities in Health Care.  JAMA.  2002 Jun 12;287(22):

Verhulst L, Reid RJ, Forrest CB.  Hold it - my patients are sicker!  The importance of case-mix adjustment to practitioner profiles in british columbia.  British Columbia Medical Journal.  2001;43:328-33.

Wears RL, Wu AW.  Dealing with failure: the aftermath of errors and adverse events.  Annals of Emergency Medicine.  2002 Mar;39(3):344-6.

Weiner JP.  A shortage of physicians or a surplus of assumptions?  Health Affairs.  2002 JanFeb;

Weiner JP.  Something “nice” can come out of this.  Manag Care.  2002 Jan;11(1):30,32.

Weiner J, Gillam S, Lewis R.  The organization and financing of British primary care groups and trusts: Observations through the prism of US managed care.  Journal of Health Services Research & Policy.  2002 Jan;7(1):43-50.

Weiner J, Lewis R, Gilliam S.  US Managed Care and Primary Care Trusts (PCTs): Lessons To A Small Island From a Lost Continent.  London, The King’s Fund, 2001.

Wolfenden LL, Diette GB, Skinner EA, Steinwachs DM, Wu AW.  Gaps in asthma care of the oldest adults.  J Am Geriatr Soc.  2002 May;50(5):877-83.

Wolfenden L, Diette GB, Skinner EA, Steinwachs DM, Wu AW.  Missed Opportunities to Care for the Oldest Adults with Asthma.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med.  2001;163:A781.

Wu AW.  A major medical error.  Am Fam Physician.  2001;63:985-6, 988.

Wu AW.  Commentary: doctors are obliged to be honest with their patients.  BMJ.  2001 May 19;322(7296):1238-9.

Wu AW, Diette G, Young Y.  Outcomes of adults with respiratory disease treated by specilists and generalists.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  2002 Jun 10;162(11):1313-4.

Wu AW, Fink NE, Cagney KA, Bass EB, Rubin HR, Meyer KB, Sadler JH and Powe NR.  Developing a health-related quality-of-life measure for end-stage renal disease: The CHOICE Health Experience Questionnaire.  American Journal of Kidney Disease.  2001; 37:11-21.

Wu AW, Jacobson DL, Frick KD, et al.  Validity of the EuroQol as a measure of health-related quality of life in an AIDS clinical trial.  Quality of Life Research.  2002;11(3):273-282.

Wu AW, Young Y, Dawson NV, Brant L, Galanos AN, Broste S, Landefeld SC, Harrell FE, Lynn J.  Estimates of future physical functioning by seriously ill hospitalized patients, their families and their physicians.  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  2002 Feb;50(2):230-237.

Wu AW, Young Y, Skinner EA, Diette G, Vogeli C, Huber M, Peres A, Steinwachs DM.  Quality of care and outcomes of adult asthmatics treated by specialists and generalists in managed care.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  2001;161:2554-2560.

Young Y, Myers AH, Provinzano G.  Factors associated with time to first hip fracture.  Journal of Aging and Health.  2001 Nov;13(4):511-26.

Pezzin, L. and J.D. Kasper.  2002.  Medicaid Enrollment among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries:  Individual Determinants, Effects of State Policy, and Impact on Service Use.  Health Services Research.  37(4):827-847.

Ostir, G.V., E. Simonsick, L. Ferrucci, S. Volpato, J.D. Kasper and J.M. Guralnik.  2002.  Satisfaction with Support Given and its Association with Subsequent Health Status.  J Aging and Health.  14(3):355-369.

Burton, L., J.P. Weinerk, G. Stevens and J. Kasper.  2002.  Health Outcomes and Medicaid Costs for Frail Older Individuals:  A Case Study of MCO vs. Fee-for-Service Care.  J Am Geriatric Society.  50(2):382-388.