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Adult E-cigarettes use associated with a self-reported diagnosis of COPD

Perez, M. F., Atuegwu, N. C., Mead, E. L., Oncken, C. & Mortensen, E. M., Oct 2 2019, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 16, 20, 3938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Odds Ratio
Tobacco Products
Electronic Cigarettes
Confidence Intervals
Hospital Emergency Service
Hospitalization
Safety
Health
Neoplasms

Clinical and Sociobehavioral Prediction Model of 30-Day Hospital Readmissions Among People With HIV and Substance Use Disorder: Beyond Electronic Health Record Data

Nijhawan, A. E., Metsch, L. R., Zhang, S., Feaster, D. J., Gooden, L., Jain, M., Walker, N. R., Huffaker, S., Mugavero, M. J., Jacobs, P., Armstrong, W. S., Daar, E. S., Sullivan, M., Del Rio, C. & Halm, E. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 80, 3, p. 330-341 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Electronic Health Records
Substance-Related Disorders
HIV
Patient Navigation

Count me in: using a patient portal to minimize implicit bias in clinical research recruitment

Kannan, V., Wilkinson, K. E., Varghese, M., Lynch-Medick, S., Willett, D. L., Bosler, T. A., Chu, L., Gates, S. I., Holbein, M. E. B., Willett, M. M., Reimold, S. C. & Toto, R. D., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 26, 8-9, p. 703-713 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Registries
Research
Demography
Hispanic Americans
Chronic Disease

Examining the association between healthcare utilization and clinical characteristics among cancer patients in a safety net health system

Knox-Rice, T., Xuan, L., Wadsworth, H., Halm, E. A. & Rhodes, R. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 22, 1, p. 80-83 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
Health
Hospitalization
2 Citations (Scopus)

Gender Differences in Demographic and Health Characteristics of the Million Veteran Program Cohort

VA Million Veteran Program, Jun 25 2019, In : Women's Health Issues. 29, p. S56-S66

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Veterans
gender-specific factors
Demography
Health
health

Harmonizing Genetic Ancestry and Self-identified Race/Ethnicity in Genome-wide Association Studies

the VA Million Veteran Program, Oct 3 2019, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 105, 4, p. 763-772 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Population Genetics
Health
Population
Machine Learning

Hispanic representation in diabetes cardiovascular outcomes trials

Taylor Kelley, A., Mizokami-Stout, K., O'Brien, M. J., Bowen, M. E. & Sussman, J., May 1 2019, In : BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care. 7, 1, e000656.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hispanic Americans
Nutrition Surveys
Hypoglycemic Agents
Body Mass Index
Research Design

Impact of a Cancer Urgent Care Clinic on Regional Emergency Department Visits

Hong, A. S., Froehlich, T. W., Clayton Hobbs, S., Lee, S. C. & Halm, E. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of oncology practice. 15, 6, p. e501-e509

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ambulatory Care Facilities
Hospital Emergency Service
Neoplasms
Hospitalization
Registries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of piperacillin/tazobactam on nephrotoxicity in patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia

Hall, R. G., Yoo, E., Faust, A., Smith, T., Goodman, E., Mortensen, E. M., Raza, J., Dehmami, F. & Alvarez, C. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteremia
Creatinine
Serum
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Enterobacter

In vivo assessment of increased oxidation of branched-chain amino acids in glioblastoma

Suh, E. H., Hackett, E. P., Wynn, R. M., Chuang, D. T., Zhang, B., Luo, W., Sherry, D. & Park, J. M., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 340.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Branched Chain Amino Acids
Glioblastoma
Leucine
3-Methyl-2-Oxobutanoate Dehydrogenase (Lipoamide)
Glioma

Low-value radiographic imaging apparently less employed in Canada vs US emergency departments

Hong, A. S., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 214, p. 238-241 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Canada
Hospital Emergency Service

Multidisciplinary Simulation Activity Effectively Prepares Residents for Participation in Patient Safety Activities

Weis, J. J., Croft, C. L., Bhoja, R., Lee, J. H. & Scott, D. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graduate Medical Education
Root Cause Analysis
Patient Safety
resident
graduate

Outcomes associated with use of the Cancer Risk Intake System among primary care safety-net patients identified as needing colorectal cancer screening

Skinner, C. S., Ahn, C., Singal, A. G., Nair, R. G., Halm, E. A., Pechero, W., McCallister, K., Sanders, J. M., Farrell, D. & Santini, N., Dec 2019, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 16, 101003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Patient Safety
Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Primary Health Care
Colonoscopy
Integrated Delivery of Health Care
Colonoscopy
Adenoma
Delivery of Health Care
Villous Adenoma

Screening initiation with FIT or colonoscopy: Post-hoc analysis of a pragmatic, randomized trial

Murphy, C. C., Ahn, C., Pruitt, S., Hughes, A. E., Halm, E. A., Gupta, S., Santini, N. O., McCallister, K., Sanders, J. M., Singal, A. & Skinner, C. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 118, p. 332-335 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pragmatic Clinical Trials
Colonoscopy
Random Allocation
Primary Health Care
Hispanic Americans

SNOMED CT concept hierarchies for computable clinical phenotypes from electronic health record data: Comparison of intensional versus extensional value sets

Chu, L., Kannan, V., Basit, M. A., Schaeflein, D. J., Ortuzar, A. R., Glorioso, J. F., Buchanan, J. R. & Willett, D. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 21, 1, e11487.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine
Electronic Health Records
Phenotype
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Guideline Adherence

Stakeholder engagement to initiate lung cancer screening in an urban safety-net health system

Lee, S. J. C., Hamann, H. A., Browning, T., Santini, N. O., Abbara, S., Balis, D. S., Chiu, H., Moran, B. A., McGuire, M. & Gerber, D. E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Healthcare. 100370.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Lung Neoplasms
Guidelines
Safety
Patient Participation

Statin use and medically attended acute respiratory illness among influenza vaccine recipients

Cutrell, J. B., Drechsler, H. J., Bedimo, R. J., Alvarez, C. A. & Mansi, I. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Vaccine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Influenza Vaccines
influenza
vaccines
incidence
2 Citations (Scopus)

Targeting BCAA catabolism to treat obesity-associated insulin resistance

Zhou, M., Shao, J., Wu, C. Y., Shu, L., Dong, W., Liu, Y., Chen, M., Wynn, R. M., Wang, J., Wang, J., Gui, W. J., Qi, X., Lusis, A. J., Li, Z., Wang, W., Ning, G., Yang, X., Chuang, D. T., Wang, Y. & Sun, H., Sep 1 2019, In : Diabetes. 68, 9, p. 1730-1746 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Branched Chain Amino Acids
Insulin Resistance
Obesity
3-Methyl-2-Oxobutanoate Dehydrogenase (Lipoamide)
Keto Acids

The Clinical Course after Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Admission among Older Medicare Beneficiaries

Makam, A. N., Tran, T., Miller, M. E., Xuan, L., Nguyen, O. K. & Halm, E. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Care
Medicare
Inpatients
Palliative Care
Referral and Consultation

Therapeutic Effect of Targeting Branched-Chain Amino Acid Catabolic Flux in Pressure-Overload Induced Heart Failure

Chen, M., Gao, C., Yu, J., Ren, S., Wang, M., Wynn, R. M., Chuang, D. T., Wang, Y. & Sun, H., Jun 4 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 11, e011625.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Branched Chain Amino Acids
Therapeutic Uses
Heart Failure
Pressure
Heart Ventricles

Trauma Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals-of-Care Delineation for Injured Geriatric Patients

Cunningham, H. B., Scielzo, S. A., Nakonezny, P. A., Bruns, B. R., Brasel, K. J., Inaba, K., Brakenridge, S. C., Kerby, J. D., Joseph, B. A., Mohler, M. J., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Ekeh, A. P., Madni, T. D., Taveras, L. R., Imran, J. B., Wolf, S. E. & Phelan, H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Physicians
Wounds and Injuries

Type and case volume of health care facility influences survival and surgery selection in cases with early-stage non–small cell lung cancer

Wang, S., Lai, S., von Itzstein, M. S., Yang, L., Yang, D. M., Zhan, X., Xiao, G., Halm, E. A., Gerber, D. E. & Xie, Y., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facilities
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Delivery of Health Care
Neoplasms
Logistic Models
Advance Care Planning
Hospices
Palliative Care
African Americans
Living Wills

User stories as lightweight requirements for agile clinical decision support development

Kannan, V., Basit, M. A., Bajaj, P., Carrington, A. R., Donahue, I. B., Flahaven, E. L., Medford, R., Melaku, T., Moran, B. A., Saldana, L. E., Willett, D. L., Youngblood, J. E. & Toomay, S. M., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 26, 11, p. 1344-1354 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Antirheumatic Agents
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Thromboembolism
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Utility of Blood Cultures in Pneumonia

Zhang, D., Yang, D. & Makam, A. N., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumonia
Bacteremia
Blood Culture
Delivery of Health Care
Hospitalization
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)

Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission Risk Prediction Models: A Systematic Review of Model Performance

Smith, L. N., Makam, A. N., Darden, D., Mayo, H., Das, S. R., Halm, E. A. & Nguyen, O. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 11, 1, e003885.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardial Infarction
Patient Readmission
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Electronic Health Records
Registries

A Depressing Diagnostic Error

Chaulk, A. L., Wang, J. I. & Makam, A. N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Errors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adherence to colorectal cancer screening measured as the proportion of time covered

Murphy, C. C., Sigel, B. M., Yang, E., Skinner, C. S., Halm, E. A., Gupta, S., Sanders, J. M., McCallister, K. & Singal, A. G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Colorectal Neoplasms
Colonoscopy
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations (Scopus)

A novel inhibitor of pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase stimulates myocardial carbohydrate oxidation in diet-induced obesity

Wu, C. Y., Satapati, S., Gui, W., Max Wynn, R., Sharma, G., Lou, M., Qi, X., Burgess, S. C., Malloy, C., Khemtong, C., Dean Sherry, A., Chuang, D. T. & Merritt, M. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 293, 25, p. 9604-9613 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex
Obese Mice
Protein-Serine-Threonine Kinases
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Pyruvic Acid
9 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Scheduled vs Emergency-Only Dialysis with Health Outcomes and Costs in Undocumented Immigrants with End-stage Renal Disease

Nguyen, O. K., Vazquez, M. A., Charles, L., Berger, J. R., Quiñones, H., Fuquay, R., Sanders, J. M., Kapinos, K. A., Halm, E. A. & Makam, A. N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA Internal Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Care Costs
Chronic Kidney Failure
Dialysis
Emergencies
Health Insurance
1 Citation (Scopus)

Association of Statin Therapy With Risk of Epilepsy in 2 Propensity Score–Matched Cohorts

Trivedi, L. U., Alvarez, C. A. & Mansi, I. A., Feb 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Pharmacotherapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Epilepsy
Propensity Score
Therapeutics
International Classification of Diseases

Association of Statin Use with Increased Risk of Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Makris, U. E., Alvarez, C. A., Mortensen, E. M. & Mansi, I. A., May 24 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Drug Safety. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Propensity Score
Joint Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Burn Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals of Care Delineation for Burned Geriatric Patients

Cunningham, H. B., Scielzo, S. A., Nakonezny, P. A., Bruns, B. R., Brasel, K. J., Inaba, K., Brakenridge, S. C., Kerby, J. D., Joseph, B. A., Mohler, M. J., Cuschieri, J., Paulk, M. E., Ekeh, A. P., Madni, T. D., Taveras, L. R., Imran, J. B., Wolf, S. E. & Phelan, H., Oct 23 2018, In : Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 39, 6, p. 1000-1005 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Palliative Care
Geriatrics
Physicians
Aptitude

Cervical cancer screening among HIV-infected women in an urban, United States safety-net healthcare system

Barnes, A., Betts, A. C., Borton, E. K., Sanders, J. M., Pruitt, S., Werner, C., Bran, A., Estelle, C. D., Balasubramanian, B. A., Inrig, S. J., Halm, E. A., Skinner, C. S. & Tiro, J. A., Jan 1 2018, In : AIDS. 32, 13, p. 1861-1870 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early Detection of Cancer
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
HIV
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characteristics and impact of the most-cited palliative oncology studies from 1995 to 2016

Eule, C., Bhulani, N., Paulk, M. E., Rhodes, R. L. & Beg, M. S., Dec 22 2018, In : BMC Cancer. 18, 1, 1281.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Publications
Research
Spirituality
Terminal Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Derivation and Validation of a Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence Prediction Rule in a National Cohort of Veterans

Reveles, K. R., Mortensen, E. M., Koeller, J. M., Lawson, K. A., Pugh, M. J. V., Rumbellow, S. A., Argamany, J. R. & Frei, C. R., Mar 1 2018, In : Pharmacotherapy. 38, 3, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium Infections
Clostridium difficile
Veterans
Recurrence
Decision Support Techniques
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of Site-Neutral Payment Policy on Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Use

Makam, A. N., Nguyen, O. K., Kirby, B., Miller, M. E., Xuan, L. & Halm, E. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Care
Propensity Score
Hospital Equipment and Supplies
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Medicare
1 Citation (Scopus)

E-iatrogenesis: Unnecessary Ordering of Urine Creatine

Gupta, A. & Moran, B., May 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Medical Quality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creatine
Urine
6 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with variation in long-term acute care hospital vs skilled nursing facility use among hospitalized older adults

Makam, A. N., Nguyen, O. K., Xuan, L., Miller, M. E., Goodwin, J. S. & Halm, E. A., Mar 1 2018, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 3, p. 399-405 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skilled Nursing Facilities
Long-Term Care
Subacute Care
Diagnosis-Related Groups
2 Citations (Scopus)

Health Promotion at the Construction Work Site: The Lunch Truck Pilot Study

Caban-Martinez, A. J., Moore, K. J., Clarke, T. C., Davila, E. P., Clark, J. D., Lee, D. J. & Fleming, L. E., Dec 1 2018, In : Workplace Health and Safety. 66, 12, p. 571-576 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lunch
Motor Vehicles
Health Promotion
Workplace
Early Detection of Cancer

Impact of total body weight on acute kidney injury in patients with gram-negative bacteremia

Hall, R. G., Yoo, E., Faust, A., Smith, T., Goodman, E., Mortensen, E. M., Felder, V. & Alvarez, C. A., May 11 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteremia
Acute Kidney Injury
Body Weight
Creatinine
Logistic Models
5 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of varying quantitative fecal immunochemical test positivity thresholds on colorectal cancer detection: A community-based cohort study

Selby, K., Jensen, C. D., Lee, J. K., Doubeni, C. A., Schottinger, J. E., Zhao, W. K., Chubak, J., Halm, E., Ghai, N. R., Contreras, R., Skinner, C., Kamineni, A., Levin, T. R. & Corley, D. A., Oct 2 2018, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 169, 7, p. 439-447 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
Cohort Studies
Neoplasms
Hemoglobins
Demography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Use of Non-Mechanically Ventilated Hospitalized Older Adults

Makam, A. N., Nguyen, O. K., Xuan, L., Miller, M. E. & Halm, E. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Care
Medicare
Length of Stay
Referral and Consultation
Northwestern United States
5 Citations (Scopus)

Mailed Outreach Invitations Significantly Improve HCC Surveillance Rates in Patients With Cirrhosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Singal, A., Tiro, J. A., Murphy, C. C., Marrero, J. A., McCallister, K., Fullington, H., Mejias, C., Waljee, A. K., Pechero Bishop, W., Santini, N. O. & Halm, E. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Hepatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Fibrosis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Navigation
Confidence Intervals

Palliative care and end-of-life health care utilization in elderly patients with pancreatic cancer

Bhulani, N., Gupta, A., Gao, A., Li, J., Guenther, C., Ahn, C., Paulk, E., Houck, S. & Beg, M. S., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 9, 3, p. 495-502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Terminal Care
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Palliative Care
Propensity Score
4 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns and predictors or repeat fecal immunochemical and occult blood test screening in four large health care systems in the United States

Singal, A. G., Corley, D. A., Kamineni, A., Garcia, M., Zheng, Y., Doria-Rose, P. V., Quinn, V. P., Jensen, C. D., Chubak, J., Tiro, J., Doubeni, C. A., Ghai, N. R., Skinner, C. S., Wernli, K. & Halm, E. A., Feb 27 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occult Blood
Hematologic Tests
Delivery of Health Care
Guaiac
Colorectal Neoplasms
4 Citations (Scopus)

Polypharmacy and patterns of prescription medication use among cancer survivors

Murphy, C. C., Fullington, H. M., Alvarez, C. A., Betts, A. C., Lee, S. J. C., Haggstrom, D. A. & Halm, E. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypharmacy
Prescriptions
Survivors
Neoplasms
Confidence Intervals
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Patient Readmission
Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Hypotension
Diabetes Mellitus