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Accomplishments and Impacts Newsletter December 2014 - February 2015


Brahmajee Nallamothu and Sameer Saini were selected for the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT) policy fellowship. The policy program focuses on building connections between health services research and policy for more effective, evidence-based health policy decisions.

In the News

Michele Heisler was quoted in Medicine at Michigan about her work with the U-M Asylum Collaborative and their efforts to support survivors of torture.

Sarah Hawley was quoted by HealthDay about the exciting preliminary results of a breast cancer vaccine trial.

Jack Iwashyna was highlighted for his work on sepsis in Medicine at Michigan.

Eve Kerr’s and John Ayanian’s op-ed on stopping overconsumption in health care was featured in the Harvard Business Review.

Eve Kerr was highlighted in a profile video done by the Institute for Health Policy Innovation (IHPI) at the University of Michigan.

Eve Kerr’s was quoted in Medscape and referenced in ItaliaSalute articles about the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Helen Kales and her collaborator appeared on American Society of Aging’s Generations Education webinar series to discuss their algorithmic approach for managing difficult behaviors in dementia, DICE.

Jeff Kullgren was interviewed by Time Money about ways to get cheaper health care in 2015.

Ken Langa and Deb Levine’s guide to help doctors and patients navigate mild cognitive impairment was featured by M Health System and Medical Xress.

Ken Langa was quoted in the Asia News Monitor in Bangkok on the promises and risks of health information technology, especially for older Americans with low health and digital literacy.

Ken Langa was quoted in a Detroit Free Press article on the lack of evidence that brain crossword puzzles, Sudoku and other brain games are not an evidence-based way to maintain mental sharpness.

The paper by Brahmajee Nallamothu on the effects of faster “door-to-balloon” time on emergency heart patients was highlighted by Futurity.

Nicholas Osborne’s was highlighted in M Health News for his recent research on negligible effect report cards have on surgical outcomes.

Joel Rubenstein’s research on malpractice claims and esophageal cancer was featured in the VA Research Currents Newsletter and Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News.

Jeremy Sussman and Rod Hayward’s work on steering personalized prevention efforts for diabetes prevention was featured in M Health News and PR Newswire.

Rebecca Sripada’s work on social support and PTSD treatment-seeking was featured in the VA Research Currents Newsletter.

Sandeep Vijan was quoted by MedPage Today on balancing the benefits and potential harms of diabetes drugs.


Tanner Caverly, with the support of the Lown Institute, created the Do No Harm Project Competition that asks clinical medical trainees to write vignettes chronicling harm or near harm caused by medical overuse. They announced the inaugural winners in January 2015.

Grants Submitted

Tim Hofer and Eve Kerr, IIR
Identifying, measuring and facilitating opportunities for de-intensification of medical services
Team members: Steven Bernstein, Tanner Caverly, Laura Damschroder, Angela Fagerlin, Mark Helfand (Portland), Sarah Krein, Lillian Min, Sameer Saini, Jeremy Sussman

Lillian Min, IIR
Assessing hypertension care for aged Veterans: balancing risks and benefits
Team members: Neil Alexander, Laura Damschroder, Timothy Hofer, Eve Kerr, Myra Kim, Ken Langa, Matt Maciejewski (Durham)

Paul Pfeiffer, IIR
Title: Incorporating treatment outcomes into quality measurement of depression care
Team members: Tim Hofer, Myra Kim, John Piette, Marcia Valenstein, Sandeep Vijan, Kara Zivin

Sheila Rauch, IIR
Extending prolonged exposure for PTSD into VHA Primary Care
Team members: Ronald Acierno (Charleston), Carolyn Allard (San Diego), Kip Bohnert, Jeff Cigrang (Dayton), Keith Cox (Charleston), Afsoon Eftekhari (Menlo Park), Pia Heppner (San Diego), Myra Kim, Sonya Norman (San Diego), Paul Pfeiffer, Katherine Porter, Joshua Ruberg (San Diego), Josef Ruzek (Menlo Park), Peter Tuerk (Charleston), Marcia Valenstein, Bethany Wangelin (Charleston), Kara Zivin

Anne Sales, IIR
Computational Ethnography: Detecting teams in VA intensive care
Team members: Jack Iwashyna, Melissa Miller

Kara Zivin, IIR
Title: VA response to guidance regarding risks of psychotropic medication use
Team members: Paul Pfeiffer, Ann Sales, Marcia Valenstein, Molly Harrod, Jennifer Henry, Deirdre Conroy

Maria Silveira, Pilot proposal
Title: MEMS monitoring and reminders for improving oral chemotherapy adherence
Team members: D’Andra Featherstone, Lindsay Street, Betsy Paul

Eve Kerr, QUERI Veterans’ Choice Act RFA (funded)
Title: Ensuring quality and care coordination in the era of Veterans Choice
Team members: Steve Bernstein, Laura Damschroder, Jane Forman, Leo Greenstone, Tim Hofer, Sara Krein, Paul Pfeiffer, John Piette, Ann-Marie Rosland, Sameer Saini, Jennifer Burgess, Jennifer David, David Goodrich, Caitlin Kelley, Mandi Klamerus, Christine Kowalski, Nicolle Marinec, Katherine Prenovost, Dana Striplin, Nicholas Yankey, Sara Scholle (Washington DC)

Conference Presentations

Goodrich, DE; Almirall, D; Abraham, KM; Nord, KM; Lai, Z; Bowersox, NW; & Kilbourne, AM. (2014). Cluster randomized trial comparing standard versus enhanced implementation strategies for improving outreach to persons with SMI: 12-month results. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Bethesda, MD.

Iwashyna, TJ. (2015). Recovery & Challenges after Severe Sepsis: New Data & More Questions. Paper presented at the Critical Care and Trauma Division, The George Institute. Sydney, Australia.

Iwashyna, TJ. (2015). Recovery & Challenges after Severe Sepsis: New Data & More Questions. Presented at ANZIC-RC, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Melbourne, Australia.

Kilbourne, AM; & Almirall, D. (2014) Sequential multiple assignment randomized trials (SMART) and adaptive designs for implementation studies. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Bethesda, MD.

Nord KM, Goodrich DE, VanPoppelen C, Kyle J, Bauer MS, Waxmonsky JA, Lai Z, Kim HM, Eisenberg D, Thomas MR, Kilbourne AM. (2014). Cluster randomized controlled trial of two implementation strategies in community-based practices: two-year patient outcomes. Poster presented at the Seventh Annual NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Bethesda, MD.

Saint, S. (2014). Diagnostic error and clinical problem-solving. Paper presented at Dowling Lecture Series at University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Saint, S. (2014).The art and science of leadership and followership in preventing infection. Paper presented at Dowling Lecture Series at University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Sripada, RK; & Rauch, SA. (2015). Between-session and within-session habituation in prolonged exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: A hierarchical linear modeling approach. Poster presented at Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Miami, FL.

Sripada, RK; & Rauch, SA. (2015). Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and treatment response in prolonged exposure for PTSD. Poster presented at Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Miami, FL.

Papers Published

Aikens, JE; Trivedi, R; Heapy, A; Pfeiffer, PN; & Piette, JD. (2015). Potential impact of incorporating a patient-selected support person into mhealth for depression. J Gen Intern Med.

Alyeshmerni, DM; Ryan, A; & Nallamothu, BK. (2015). Defining value in percutaneous coronary intervention: "The price of everything and the value of nothing". J Am Coll Cardiol, 65(3), 243-245.

Becker, WC; Ganoczy, D; Fiellin, DA; & Bohnert, AS. (2015). Buprenorphine/naloxone dose and pain intensity among individuals initiating treatment for opioid use disorder. J Subst Abuse Treat, 48(1), 128-131.

Bernstein, SL; Barsky, CL; & Powell, E. (2015). Professional societies, political action committees, and party preferences. Am J Public Health, 105(1), e11-e14.

Bernstein, SL; & Miller, NR. (2015). Ischemic optic neuropathies and their models: Disease comparisons, model strengths and weaknesses. Jpn J Ophthalmol.

Bernstein, SL; & Shayne, P. (2015). Ebola, physicians in training, and the duty to treat. Acad Emerg Med, 22(1), 88-90.

Bernstein, SL; Stoney, CM; & Rothman, RE. (2015). Dissemination and implementation research in emergency medicine. Acad Emerg Med, 22(2), 229-236.

Bohnert, KM; Walton, MA; Ranney, M; Bonar, EE; Blow, FC; Zimmerman, MA; Booth, BM; & Cunningham, RM. (2015). Understanding the service needs of assault-injured, drug-using youth presenting for care in an urban emergency department. Addict Behav, 41, 97-105.

Brook, OR; Romero, J; Brook, A; Kruskal, JB; Yam, CS; & Levine, D. (2015). The complementary nature of peer review and quality assurance data collection. Radiology, 274(1), 221-229.

Burke, JF; Langa, KM; Hayward, RA; & Albin, RL. (2014). Modeling test and treatment strategies for presymptomatic alzheimer disease. PLoS ONE, 9(12), e114339.

Cavusoglu, E; Marmur, JD; Chhabra, S; Hojjati, MR; Yanamadala, S; Chopra, V; Eng, C; & Jiang, XC. (2015). Elevated baseline plasma phospholipid protein (pltp) levels are an independent predictor of long-term all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes mellitus and known or suspected coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis, 239(2), 503-508.

Cavusoglu, E; Marmur, JD; Hegde, S; Yanamadala, S; Batuman, OA; Chopra, V; Ay, G; & Eng, C. (2015). Relation of baseline plasma mmp-1 levels to long-term all-cause mortality in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease referred for coronary angiography. Atherosclerosis, 239(1), 268-275.

Choo, EK; Beauchamp, G; Beaudoin, FL; Bernstein, E; Bernstein, J; Bernstein, SL; Broderick, KB; Cannon, RD; D'Onofrio, G; Greenberg, MR; Hawk, K; Hayes, RB; Jacquet, GA; Lippmann, MJ; Rhodes, KV; Watts, SH; & Boudreaux, ED. (2014). A research agenda for gender and substance use disorders in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med, 21(12), 1438-1446.

Chopra, V; Fallouh, N; McGuirk, H; Salata, B; Healy, C; Kabaeva, Z; Smith, S; Meddings, J; & Flanders, SA. (2015). Patterns, risk factors and treatment associated with picc-dvt in hospitalized adults: A nested case-control study. Thromb Res.

Cooperman, NA; Richter, KP; Bernstein, SL; Steinberg, ML; & Williams, JM. (2015). Determining smoking cessation related information, motivation, and behavioral skills among opiate dependent smokers in methadone treatment. Subst Use Misuse.

Crowley, MJ; Holleman, R; Klamerus, ML; Bosworth, HB; Edelman, D; & Heisler, M. (2014). Factors associated with persistent poorly controlled diabetes mellitus: Clues to improving management in patients with resistant poor control. Chronic Illn, 10(4), 291-302.

Czyz, EK; Bohnert, AS; King, CA; Price, AM; Kleinberg, F; & Ilgen, MA. (2014). Self-efficacy to avoid suicidal action: Factor structure and convergent validity among adults in substance use disorder treatment. Suicide Life Threat Behav, 44(6), 698-709.

Damschroder, LJ; Robinson, CH; Francis, J; Bentley, DR; Krein, SL; Rosland, AM; Hofer, TP; & Kerr, EA. (2014). Effects of performance measure implementation on clinical manager and provider motivation. J Gen Intern Med, 29 Suppl 4, 877-884.

Davydow, DS; Hough, CL; Zivin, K; Langa, KM; & Katon, WJ. (2014). Depression and risk of hospitalization for pneumonia in a cohort study of older americans. J Psychosom Res, 77(6), 528-534.

Davydow, DS; Levine, DA; Zivin, K; Katon, WJ; & Langa, KM. (2015). The association of depression, cognitive impairment without dementia, and dementia with risk of ischemic stroke: A cohort study. Psychosom Med, 77(2), 200-208.

Duffy, SA; Ewing, LA; Louzon, SA; Ronis, DL; Jordan, N; & Harrod, M. (2015). Evaluation and costs of volunteer telephone cessation follow-up counseling for veteran smokers discharged from inpatient units: A quasi-experimental, mixed methods study. Tob Induc Dis, 13(1), 4.

Elliott, D; Davidson, JE; Harvey, MA; Bemis-Dougherty, A; Hopkins, RO; Iwashyna, TJ; Wagner, J; Weinert, C; Wunsch, H; Bienvenu, OJ; Black, G; Brady, S; Brodsky, MB; Deutschman, C; Doepp, D; Flatley, C; Fosnight, S; Gittler, M; Gomez, BT; Hyzy, R; Louis, D; Mandel, R; Maxwell, C; Muldoon, SR; Perme, CS; Reilly, C; Robinson, MR; Rubin, E; Schmidt, DM; Schuller, J; Scruth, E; Siegal, E; Spill, GR; Sprenger, S; Straumanis, JP; Sutton, P; Swoboda, SM; Twaddle, ML; & Needham, DM. (2014). Exploring the scope of post-intensive care syndrome therapy and care: Engagement of non-critical care providers and survivors in a second stakeholders meeting. Crit Care Med, 42(12), 2518-2526.

Fallouh, N; McGuirk, HM; Flanders, SA; & Chopra, V. (2015). Peripherally inserted central catheter-associated deep vein thrombosis: A narrative review. Am J Med.

Fredricks, JA; Bohnert, AM; & Burdette, K. (2014). Moving beyond attendance: Lessons learned from assessing engagement in afterschool contexts. New Dir Youth Dev, 2014(144), 45-58.

Geurts-Giele, WR; Leenen, CH; Dubbink, HJ; Meijssen, IC; Post, E; Sleddens, HF; Kuipers, EJ; Goverde, A; van den Ouweland, AM; van Lier, MG; Steyerberg, EW; van Leerdam, ME; Wagner, A; & Dinjens, WN. (2014). Somatic aberrations of mismatch repair genes as a cause of microsatellite-unstable cancers. J Pathol, 234(4), 548-559.

Ghanbari, H; Nallamothu, BK; Wang, Y; & Curtis, JP. (2015). Antithrombotic therapy and outcomes after icd implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease: An analysis from the national cardiovascular data registry (ncdr)(r). J Am Heart Assoc, 4(2).

Govani, SM; Higgins, PD; Stidham, RW; Montain, SJ; & Waljee, AK. (2015). Increased ultraviolet light exposure is associated with reduced risk of inpatient surgery among patients with crohn's disease. J Crohns Colitis, 9(1), 77-81.

Govindan, S; Iwashyna, TJ; Odden, A; Flanders, SA; & Chopra, V. (2015). Mobilization in severe sepsis: An integrative review. J Hosp Med, 10(1), 54-59.

Guilamo-Ramos, V; Lee, JJ; Kantor, LM; Levine, DS; Baum, S; & Johnsen, J. (2015). Potential for using online and mobile education with parents and adolescents to impact sexual and reproductive health. Prev Sci, 16(1), 53-60.

Hamstra, DA; Johnson, SB; Daignault, S; Zikmund-Fisher, BJ; Taylor, JM; Larkin, K; Wood, A; & Fagerlin, A. (2015). The impact of numeracy on verbatim knowledge of the longitudinal risk for prostate cancer recurrence following radiation therapy. Med Decis Making, 35(1), 27-36.

Hawley, ST; & Lafata, JE. (2014). Colon cancer screening: Tackling a multifaceted challenge. J Natl Cancer Inst, 106(12).

Hesse, BW; Beckjord, E; Rutten, LJ; Fagerlin, A; & Cameron, LD. (2015). Cancer communication and informatics research across the cancer continuum. Am Psychol, 70(2), 198-210.

Hu, C; Geng, Y; Feng, Y; Wang, G; Ungvari, GS; Chiu, HF; Kilbourne, AM; Lai, KY; Si, TM; Zheng, QW; Fang, YR; Lu, Z; Yang, HC; Hu, J; Chen, ZY; Huang, Y; Sun, J; Wang, XP; Li, HC; Zhang, JB; & Xiang, YT. (2015). Demographic and clinical differences between early- and late-onset major depressions in thirteen psychiatric institutions in china. J Affect Disord, 170, 266-269.

Jagsi, R; Li, Y; Morrow, M; Janz, N; Alderman, A; Graff, J; Hamilton, A; Katz, S; & Hawley, S. (2015). Patient-reported quality of life and satisfaction with cosmetic outcomes after breast conservation and mastectomy with and without reconstruction: Results of a survey of breast cancer survivors. Ann Surg.

Kachalia, A; Berg, A; Fagerlin, A; Fowler, KE; Hofer, TP; Flanders, SA; & Saint, S. (2015). Overuse of testing in preoperative evaluation and syncope: A survey of hospitalists. Ann Intern Med, 162(2), 100-108.

Karter, AJ; Laiteerapong, N; Chin, MH; Moffet, HH; Parker, MM; Sudore, R; Adams, AS; Schillinger, D; Adler, NS; Whitmer, RA; Piette, JD; & Huang, ES. (2015). Ethnic differences in geriatric conditions and diabetes complications among older, insured adults with diabetes: The diabetes and aging study. J Aging Health.

Kerr, EA; Chen, J; Sussman, JB; Klamerus, ML; & Nallamothu, BK. (2015). Stress testing before low-risk surgery: So many recommendations, so little overuse. JAMA Intern Med.

Kiebala, M; Skalska, J; Casulo, C; Brookes, PS; Peterson, DR; Hilchey, SP; Dai, Y; Grant, S; Maggirwar, SB; & Bernstein, SH. (2015). Dual targeting of the thioredoxin and glutathione antioxidant systems in malignant b cells: A novel synergistic therapeutic approach. Exp Hematol, 43(2), 89-99.

Kilbourne, AM; Almirall, D; Goodrich, DE; Lai, Z; Abraham, KM; Nord, KM; & Bowersox, NW. (2014). Enhancing outreach for persons with serious mental illness: 12-month results from a cluster randomized trial of an adaptive implementation strategy. Implement Sci, 9(1), 778.

Kilbourne, AM; & Atkins, D. (2014). Partner or perish: Va health services and the emerging bi-directional paradigm. J Gen Intern Med, 29 Suppl 4, 817-819.

Kilbourne, AM; Goodrich, DE; Lai, Z; Almirall, D; Nord, KM; Bowersox, NW; & Abraham, KM. (2015). Reengaging veterans with serious mental illness into care: Preliminary results from a national randomized trial. Psychiatr Serv, 66(1), 90-93.

Kirsh, S; Su, GL; Sales, A; & Jain, R. (2015). Access to outpatient specialty care: Solutions from an integrated health care system. Am J Med Qual, 30(1), 88-90.

Konerman, MA; Zhang, Y; Zhu, J; Higgins, PD; Lok, AS; & Waljee, AK. (2015). Improvement of predictive models of risk of disease progression in chronic hepatitis c by incorporating longitudinal data. Hepatology.

Kopera, M; Suszek, H; Bonar, E; Myszka, M; Gmaj, B; Ilgen, M; & Wojnar, M. (2014). Evaluating explicit and implicit stigma of mental illness in mental health professionals and medical students. Community Ment Health J.

Kotagal, V; Langa, KM; Plassman, BL; Fisher, GG; Giordani, BJ; Wallace, RB; Burke, JR; Steffens, DC; Kabeto, M; Albin, RL; & Foster, NL. (2015). Factors associated with cognitive evaluations in the united states. Neurology, 84(1), 64-71.

Kressel, HY; & Levine, D. (2015). Introducing the "golden oldies" of radiology. Radiology, 274(1), 4-6.

Krishnamurthy, V; Zhang, P; Ethiraj, S; Enchakalody, B; Waljee, AK; Wang, L; Wang, SC; & Su, GL. (2015). Use of analytic morphomics of liver, spleen, and body composition to identify patients at risk for cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, 13(2), 360-368 e365.

Langa, KM; & Levine, DA. (2014). The diagnosis and management of mild cognitive impairment: A clinical review. JAMA, 312(23), 2551-2561.

Langhan, ML; Shabanova, V; Li, FY; Bernstein, SL; & Shapiro, ED. (2015). A randomized controlled trial of capnography during sedation in a pediatric emergency setting. Am J Emerg Med, 33(1), 25-30.

Larney, S; Bohnert, AS; Ganoczy, D; Ilgen, MA; Hickman, M; Blow, FC; & Degenhardt, L. (2015). Mortality among older adults with opioid use disorders in the veteran's health administration, 2000-2011. Drug Alcohol Depend, 147, 32-37.

LeBron, AM; Valerio, MA; Kieffer, E; Sinco, B; Rosland, AM; Hawkins, J; Espitia, N; Palmisano, G; & Spencer, M. (2014). Everyday discrimination, diabetes-related distress, and depressive symptoms among african americans and latinos with diabetes. J Immigr Minor Health, 16(6), 1208-1216.

Levine, D; & Kressel, HY. (2015). Radiology's legacy: Rummaging through the attic. Radiology, 274(1), 20-28.

Levine, D; & Mulligan, J. (2015). Overutilization, overutilized. J Health Polit Policy Law. Littlejohns, TJ; Kos, K; Henley, WE; Cherubini, A; Ferrucci, L; Lang, IA; Langa, KM; Melzer, D; & Llewellyn, DJ. (2015). Serum leptin and risk of cognitive decline in elderly italians. J Alzheimers Dis, 44(4), 1231-1239.

Littman, AJ; Damschroder, LJ; Verchinina, L; Lai, Z; Kim, HM; Hoerster, KD; Klingaman, EA; Goldberg, RW; Owen, RR; & Goodrich, DE. (2015). National evaluation of obesity screening and treatment among veterans with and without mental health disorders. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 37(1), 7-13.

Manojlovich, M; Harrod, M; Holtz, B; Hofer, T; Kuhn, L; & Krein, SL. (2015). The use of multiple qualitative methods to characterize communication events between physicians and nurses. Health Commun, 30(1), 61-69.

Martinez, KA; Kurian, AW; Hawley, ST; & Jagsi, R. (2015). How can we best respect patient autonomy in breast cancer treatment decisions? Breast Cancer Manag, 4(1), 53-64.

Martinez, KA; Li, Y; Resnicow, K; Graff, JJ; Hamilton, AS; & Hawley, ST. (2014). Decision regret following treatment for localized breast cancer: Is regret stable over time? Med Decis Making.

Masheb, RM; Lutes, LD; Kim, HM; Holleman, RG; Goodrich, DE; Janney, CA; Kirsh, S; Richardson, CR; & Damschroder, LJ. (2015). High-frequency binge eating predicts weight gain among veterans receiving behavioral weight loss treatments. Obesity (Silver Spring), 23(1), 54-61.

Mathews, MK; Guo, Y; Langenberg, P; & Bernstein, SL. (2015). Ciliary neurotrophic factor (cntf)-mediated ganglion cell survival in a rodent model of non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (naion). Br J Ophthalmol, 99(1), 133-137.

O'Connor, PJ; Schmittdiel, JA; Pathak, RD; Harris, RI; Newton, KM; Ohnsorg, KA; Heisler, M; Sterrett, AT; Xu, S; Dyer, WT; Raebel, MA; Thomas, A; Schroeder, EB; Desai, JR; & Steiner, JF. (2014). Randomized trial of telephone outreach to improve medication adherence and metabolic control in adults with diabetes. Diabetes Care, 37(12), 3317-3324.

Papagerakis, S; Bellile, E; Peterson, LA; Pliakas, M; Balaskas, K; Selman, S; Hanauer, D; Taylor, JM; Duffy, S; & Wolf, G. (2014). Proton pump inhibitors and histamine 2 blockers are associated with improved overall survival in patients with head and neck squamous carcinoma. Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 7(12), 1258-1269.

Petrilli, CM; Mack, M; Petrilli, JJ; Hickner, A; Saint, S; & Chopra, V. (2015). Understanding the role of physician attire on patient perceptions: A systematic review of the literature--targeting attire to improve likelihood of rapport (tailor) investigators. BMJ Open, 5(1), e006578.

Pfeiffer, PN; Bohnert, KM; Zivin, K; Yosef, M; Valenstein, M; Aikens, JE; & Piette, JD. (2015). Mobile health monitoring to characterize depression symptom trajectories in primary care. J Affect Disord, 174, 281-286.

Piette, JD; Farris, KB; Newman, S; An, L; Sussman, J; & Singh, S. (2015). The potential impact of intelligent systems for mobile health self-management support: Monte carlo simulations of text message support for medication adherence. Ann Behav Med, 49(1), 84-94.

Powell, BJ; Waltz, TJ; Chinman, MJ; Damschroder, LJ; Smith, JL; Matthieu, MM; Proctor, EK; & Kirchner, JE. (2015). A refined compilation of implementation strategies: Results from the expert recommendations for implementing change (eric) project. Implement Sci, 10(1), 209.

Prescott, HC; & Iwashyna, TJ. (2015). The authors reply. Crit Care Med, 43(1), e30-31.

Rassbach, W; Rubenstein, JH; Elkins, M; DeMatos, V; Greenson, JK; & Greenhawt, M. (2015). Age-based differences in the diagnosis and management of esophageal eosinophilia. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract, 3(1), 81-87 e81.

Resnicow, K; Abrahamse, P; Tocco, RS; Hawley, S; Griggs, J; Janz, N; Fagerlin, A; Wilson, A; Ward, KC; Gabram, S; & Katz, S. (2014). Development and psychometric properties of a brief measure of subjective decision quality for breast cancer treatment. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 14(1), 110.

Resnicow, K; Zhou, Y; Hawley, S; Jimbo, M; Ruffin, MT; Davis, RE; Shires, D; & Lafata, JE. (2014). Communication preference moderates the effect of a tailored intervention to increase colorectal cancer screening among african americans. Patient Educ Couns, 97(3), 370-375.

Rex, DK; Schoenfeld, PS; Cohen, J; Pike, IM; Adler, DG; Fennerty, MB; Lieb, JG, 2nd; Park, WG; Rizk, MK; Sawhney, MS; Shaheen, NJ; Wani, S; & Weinberg, DS. (2015a). Quality indicators for colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc, 81(1), 31-53.

Rex, DK; Schoenfeld, PS; Cohen, J; Pike, IM; Adler, DG; Fennerty, MB; Lieb, JG, 2nd; Park, WG; Rizk, MK; Sawhney, MS; Shaheen, NJ; Wani, S; & Weinberg, DS. (2015b). Quality indicators for colonoscopy. Am J Gastroenterol, 110(1), 72-90.

Rojas, F; Byrd, WC; & Saint, S. (2015). Institutional origins of health care-associated infection knowledge: Lessons from an analysis of articles about methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus published in leading biomedical journals from 1960-2009. Am J Infect Control, 43(2), 121-126.

Rosland, AM; Piette, JD; Lyles, CR; Parker, MM; Moffet, HH; Adler, NE; Schillinger, D; & Karter, AJ. (2014). Social support and lifestyle vs. Medical diabetes self-management in the diabetes study of northern california (distance). Ann Behav Med, 48(3), 438-447.

Rubenstein, JH; & Thrift, AP. (2015). Risk factors and populations at risk: Selection of patients for screening for barrett's oesophagus. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol, 29(1), 41-50.

Saczynski, JS; Rosen, AB; McCammon, RJ; Zivin, K; Andrade, SE; Langa, KM; Vijan, S; Pirraglia, PA; & Briesacher, BA. (2015). Antidepressant use and cognitive decline: The health and retirement study. Am J Med.

Saini, SD; van Hees, F; & Vijan, S. (2014). Smarter screening for cancer: Possibilities and challenges of personalization. JAMA, 312(21), 2211-2212.

Sales, AE; Fraser, K; Baylon, MA; O'Rourke, HM; Gao, G; Bucknall, T; & Maisey, S. (2015). Understanding feedback report uptake: Process evaluation findings from a 13-month feedback intervention in long-term care settings. Implement Sci, 10(1), 208.

Scherer, AM; Scherer, LD; & Fagerlin, A. (2015). Getting ahead of illness: Using metaphors to influence medical decision making. Med Decis Making, 35(1), 37-45.

Segar, ML; & Richardson, CR. (2014). Prescribing pleasure and meaning: Cultivating walking motivation and maintenance. Am J Prev Med, 47(6), 838-841.

Shah, MK; Kieffer, EC; Choi, H; Schumann, C; & Heisler, M. (2015). Mediators and moderators of the effectiveness of a community health worker intervention that improved dietary outcomes in pregnant latino women. Health Educ Behav.

Shah, RV; Rubenfire, M; Brook, RD; Lima, JA; Nallamothu, B; & Murthy, VL. (2015). Heterogeneity in statin indications within the 2013 american college of cardiology/american heart association guidelines. Am J Cardiol, 115(1), 27-33.

Shelton, JB; Skolarus, TA; Ordin, D; Malin, J; Antonio, A; Ryoo, J; & Saigal, CS. (2014). Validating electronic cancer quality measures at veterans health administration. Am J Manag Care, 20(12), 1041-1047.

Sjoding, MW; Iwashyna, TJ; Dimick, JB; & Cooke, CR. (2015). Gaming hospital-level pneumonia 30-day mortality and readmission measures by legitimate changes to diagnostic coding. Crit Care Med.

Skolarus, TA; Dunn, RL; Sanda, MG; Chang, P; Greenfield, TK; Litwin, MS; Wei, JT; & Consortium, P. (2015). Minimally important difference for the expanded prostate cancer index composite short form. Urology, 85(1), 101-105.

Smith, EG; Austin, KL; Kim, H; Miller, DR; Eisen, SV; Christiansen, CL; Kilbourne, AM; Sauer, BC; McCarthy, JF; & Valenstein, M. (2014). Suicide risk in veterans health administration patients with mental health diagnoses initiating lithium or valproate: A cohort study. BMC Psychiatry, 14(1), 357.

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