2014 Publications

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Sood, N., Long Y., Terp S., Joyce G. F., & Arora S. (2014). 231 Lack of Price Transparency: Extreme Variations in Costs for Brand Name and Generic Prescription Drugs as a Barrier for Uninsured Patients. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 64(4), S82-S83.

Van Nuys, K., Kuznik A., Phatak H., Iloeje U., Sullivan J., Lakdawalla D. N., et al. (2014). Abstract 257: A Long-Term Comparison of Clinical and Economic Outcomes with Novel Oral Anti- Coagulants. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 7(Suppl 1), A257-A257.

Ginsburg, P. B. (2014). Accountable care organizations 2.0: Linking beneficiaries. JAMA Internal Medicine. 174(6), 945-946.

Wagner, Z., Wu Y., & Sood N. (2014). The Affordable Care Act May Increase The Number Of People Getting Tested For HIV By Nearly 500,000 By 2017. Health Affairs. 33(3), 378-385.

Solé-Auró, A., Beltrán-Sánchez H., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). Are Differences in Disability-Free Life Expectancy by Gender, Race, and Education Widening at Older Ages? Population Research and Policy Review. 34(1), 1-18.

Kaestner, R., Darden M., & Lakdawalla D. N. (2014). Are investments in disease prevention complements? The case of statins and health behaviors. Journal of Health Economics. 36, 151-163.

Sawicki, G. S., Romley J. A., Greenberg J., Casey A. M. H., Chan W., & Goldman D. P. (2014). Assessment Of Therapeutic Preferences And Ideal Treatment Attributes Among Adults With Cystic Fibrosis. B38. UPDATE IN ADULT CYSTIC FIBROSISB38. UPDATE IN ADULT CYSTIC FIBROSIS. A2846-A2846.

Whaley, C., Schneider J. Chafen, Pinkard S., Kellerman G., Bravata D., Kocher R., et al. (2014). Association between availability of health service prices and payments for these services. JAMA. 312(16), 1670-1676.

Van Nuys, K., Globe D., Ng-Mak D., Cheung H., Sullivan J., & Goldman D. P. (2014). The Association Between Employee Obesity and Employer Costs: Evidence From a Panel of U.S. Employers. American Journal of Health Promotion. 28(5), 277-285.

Lakdawalla, D. N., Snider J. Thornton, Perlroth D. J., LaVallee C., Linthicum M. T., Philipson T. J., et al. (2014). Can Oral Nutritional Supplements Improve Medicare Patient Outcomes in the Hospital? Forum for Health Economics and Policy. 17(2), 131-151.

Lakdawalla, D. N., Jena A. B., & Doctor J. N. (2014). Careful use of science to advance the debate on the UK cancer drugs fund. JAMA. 311(1), 25-26.

Wagner, Z., Szilagyi P. G., & Sood N. (2014). Comparative performance of public and private sector delivery of BCG vaccination: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. Vaccine. 32(35), 4522-4528.

Levine, M. E., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). A comparison of methods for assessing mortality risk. American Journal of Human Biology. 26(6), 768-776.

Zhang, X., Hay J. W., & Niu X. (2014). Cost Effectiveness of Fingolimod, Teriflunomide, Dimethyl Fumarate and Intramuscular Interferon-β1a in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. CNS Drugs. 29(1), 71-81.

Stevens, W., Philipson T. J., Wu Y., Chen C., & Lakdawalla D. N. (2014). A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Using Evidence of Effectiveness in Terms of Progression Free Survival in Making Reimbursement Decisions on New Cancer Therapies. Forum for Health Economics and Policy. 17(1), 21-52.

Gong, C. L., & Hay J. W. (2014). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Abiraterone and Sipuleucel-T in Asymptomatic Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 12(10), 1417-1425.

Mehta, D. A., & Hay J. W. (2014). Cost-effectiveness of adding bevacizumab to first line therapy for patients with advanced ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology. 132(3), 677-683.

Le, Q. A., Doctor J. N., Zoellner L. A., & Feeny N. C. (2014). Cost-Effectiveness of Prolonged Exposure Therapy Versus Pharmacotherapy and Treatment Choice in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (the Optimizing PTSD Treatment Trial): A Doubly Randomized Preference Trial. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 75(03), 222-230.

Huesch, M. D., & Szczerba R. J. (2014). The Crowd, the Cloud and Improving the Future of Medical Device Innovation. Forum for Health Economics and Policy. 17(1), 13-20.

Ryan, G. W., Bloom E. W., Lowsky D. J., Linthicum M. T., Juday T., Rosenblatt L., … Goldman D.P., et al. (2014). Data-Driven Decision-Making Tools To Improve Public Resource Allocation For Care And Prevention Of HIV/AIDS. Health Affairs. 33(3), 410-417.

Goldman, D. P., Dirani R., Fastenau J., & Conrad R. M. (2014). Do strict formularies replicate failure for patients with schizophrenia? The American journal of managed care. 20(3), 219-228.

Spreng, C. P., Ojo I. P., Burger N. E., Sood N., Peabody J. W., & Demaria L. M. (2014). Does stewardship make a difference in the quality of care? Evidence from clinics and pharmacies in Kenya and Ghana. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. mzu054.

Goldman, D. P., Juday T., Seekins D., Linthicum M. T., & Romley J. A. (2014). Early HIV Treatment In The United States Prevented Nearly 13,500 Infections Per Year During 1996–2009. Health Affairs. 33(3), 362-369.

Romley, J. A., Juday T., Solomon M. D., Seekins D., Brookmeyer R., & Goldman D. P. (2014). Early HIV Treatment Led To Life Expectancy Gains Valued At $80 Billion For People Infected In 1996–2009. Health Affairs. 33(3), 370-377.

Snider, J. Thornton, Linthicum M. T., Wu Y., LaVallee C., Lakdawalla D. N., Hegazi R. A., et al. (2014). Economic Burden of Community-Based Disease-Associated Malnutrition in the United States. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 38(2 suppl), 77S-85S.

Linthicum, M. T., Snider J. Thornton, Vaithianathan R., Wu Y., LaVallee C., Lakdawalla D. N., et al. (2014). Economic Burden of Disease-Associated Malnutrition in China. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health.

Blume-Kohout, M. E., Kumar K. B., Lau C., & Sood N. (2014). The effect of federal research funding on formation of university-firm biopharmaceutical alliances. The Journal of Technology Transfer. 40(5), 859-876.

Lakdawalla, D. N., Thornton S. J., Perlroth D. J., LaVallee C., Linthicum M. T., Philipson T. J., et al. (2014). Effect of Oral Nutritional Supplements On Hospital Outcomes in Patients Aged 65+ With Congestive Heart Failure. Value in Health. 17(7), A503.

Huckfeldt, P. J., Sood N., Escarce J. J., Grabowski D. C., & Newhouse J. P. (2014). Effects of Medicare payment reform: Evidence from the home health interim and prospective payment systems. Journal of Health Economics. 34, 1-18.

Levine, M. E., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). Evidence of accelerated aging among African Americans and its implications for mortality. Social Science & Medicine. 118, 27-32.

Ailshire, J. A., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Cognitive Function Among Older US Adults. American Journal of Epidemiology. kwu155.

Goldman, D. P., & Philipson T. J. (2014). Five Myths About Cancer Care In America. Health Affairs. 33(10), 1801-1804.

Seabury, S. A., Goldman D. P., Kalsekar I., Sheehan J. J., Laubmeier K., & Lakdawalla D. N. (2014). Formulary restrictions on atypical antipsychotics: impact on costs for patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Medicaid. The American Journal of Managed Care. 20(2), e52-60.

Edlin, A. S., Goldman D. P., & Leive A. A. (2014). The Future of US Health Care: Is Medicare Really Better at “Saving”
The Economists’ Voice. 11(1), 13-19.

Sood, N., Bendavid E., Mukherji A., Wagner Z., Nagpal S., & Mullen P. (2014). Government health insurance for people below poverty line in India: quasi-experimental evaluation of insurance and health outcomes. The BMJ. 349, g5114.

Goldman, D. P., & Orszag P. R. (2014). The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy: Using the Future Elderly Model to Estimate Implications for Social Security and Medicare. American Economic Review. 104(5), 230-233.

Basu, A., Jena A. B., Goldman D. P., Philipson T. J., & Dubois R. W. (2014). Heterogeneity in Action: The Role of Passive Personalization in Comparative Effectiveness Research. Health Economics. 23(3), 359-373.

Sood, N., Juday T., Vanderpuye-Orgle J., Rosenblatt L., Romley J. A., Peneva D., et al. (2014). HIV Care Providers Emphasize The Importance Of The Ryan White Program For Access To And Quality Of Care. Health Affairs. 33(3), 394-400.

Delavande, A., Sampaio M., & Sood N. (2014). HIV-related social intolerance and risky sexual behavior in a high HIV prevalence environment. Social Science & Medicine. 111, 84-93.

Romley, J. A., Chen A. Y., Goldman D. P., & Williams R. (2014). Hospital Costs and Inpatient Mortality among Children Undergoing Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. Health Services Research. 49(2), 588-608.

White, C., & Wu V. Yaling (2014). How Do Hospitals Cope with Sustained Slow Growth in Medicare Prices? Health Services Research. 49(1), 11-31.

Matsuda, T., McCombs J. S., Tonnu-Mihara I., Saab S., Hines P., LItalien G.J., et al. (2014). The Impact Of Fibrosis On The Risk Of Long-Term Morbidity And Mortality In Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Treated In The Veterans Administration Health Care System. Value in Health. 17(3), A268.

Kawatkar, A. A., Knight T. K., Moss R. A., Sikirica V., Chu L-H., Hodgkins P. I., et al. (2014). Impact of Mental Health Comorbidities on Health Care Utilization and Expenditure in a Large US Managed Care Adult Population with ADHD. Value in Health. 17(6), 661-668.

Huesch, M. D. (2014). The Impact of Short Breaks From Cardiac Surgery on Mortality and Stay Length in California. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 36(5), 42-49.

Amarasingham, R., Patzer R. E., Huesch M. D., Nguyen N. Q., & Xie B. (2014). Implementing Electronic Health Care Predictive Analytics: Considerations And Challenges. Health Affairs. 33(7), 1148-1154.

Clark, F., Pyatak E. A., Carlson M., Blanche E. Imperatore, Vigen C., Hay J. W., et al. (2014). Implementing trials of complex interventions in community settings: The USC–Rancho Los Amigos Pressure Ulcer Prevention Study (PUPS). Clinical Trials.

Lakdawalla, D. N., & Yin W. (2014). Insurers’ Negotiating Leverage and the External Effects of Medicare Part D. Review of Economics and Statistics. 97(2), 314-331.

Crimmins, E. M. (2014). Integrating Work from Genetics and the Social Sciences: Part Two. Biodemography and Social Biology. 60(2), 115-116.

Eisenberg, M. (2014). The Long Term Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans (CDHPs) on Use of Preventive Care. Health & Healthcare in America: From Economics to Policy.

Poon, J-L., Doctor J. N., & Nichol M. B. (2014). Longitudinal Changes in Health-Related Quality of Life for Chronic Diseases: An Example in Hemophilia A. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 29(3), 760-766.

Jena, A. B., Prasad V., & Romley J. A. (2014). Long-term Effects of the 2003 ACGME Resident Duty Hour Reform on Hospital Mortality. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 89(7), 1023-5.

Wu, V. Yaling, & Shen Y-C. (2014). Long-Term Impact of Medicare Payment Reductions on Patient Outcomes. Health Services Research. 49(5), 1596-1615.

Levine, M. E., Suarez J. A., Brandhorst S., Balasubramanian P., Cheng C-W., Madia F., et al. (2014). Low Protein Intake Is Associated with a Major Reduction in IGF-1, Cancer, and Overall Mortality in the 65 and Younger but Not Older Population. Cell Metabolism. 19(3), 407-417.

Huesch, M. D., Currid-Halkett E., & Doctor J. N. (2014). Measurement and risk adjustment of prelabor cesarean rates in a large sample of California hospitals. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 210(5), 443.e1-443.e17.

Seabury, S. A., Lakdawalla D. N., Walter D., Hayes J., Gustafson T., Shrestha A., et al. (2014). Medicaid formulary restrictions and expenditures for patients with major depressive disorder. Value in Health. 17(3), A222.

Goldman, D. P., Fastenau J., Dirani R., Helland E., Joyce G. F., Conrad R. M., et al. (2014). Medicaid prior authorization policies and imprisonment among patients with schizophrenia. The American Journal of Managed Care. 20(7), 577-586.

Seabury, S. A., Helland E., & Jena A. B. (2014). Medical Malpractice Reform: Noneconomic Damages Caps Reduced Payments 15 Percent, With Varied Effects By Specialty. Health Affairs. 10.1377/hlthaff.2014.0492.

Mangalmurti, S., Seabury S. A., Chandra A., Lakdawalla D. N., Oetgen W. J., & Jena A. B. (2014). Medical professional liability risk among US cardiologists. American Heart Journal. 167(5), 690-696.

Snider, J. Thornton, Juday T., Romley J. A., Seekins D., Rosenblatt L., Sanchez Y., et al. (2014). Nearly 60,000 Uninsured And Low-Income People With HIV/AIDS Live In States That Are Not Expanding Medicaid. Health Affairs. 33(3), 386-393.

Levine, M. E., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). Not All Smokers Die Young: A Model for Hidden Heterogeneity within the Human Population. PLoS ONE. 9(2), e87403.

Villacorta, R., Hay J. W., & Messali A. (2014). Novel methods of measuring clinical outcomes from psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis clinical trials. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research. 14(4), 545-558.

Meeker, D., Knight T. K., Friedberg M. W., Linder J. A., Goldstein N. J., Fox C. R., et al. (2014). Nudging guideline-
concordant antibiotic prescribing: A randomized clinical trial.
JAMA Internal Medicine. 174(3), 425-431.

Tannenbaum, D., Doctor J. N., Persell S. D., Friedberg M. W., Meeker D., Friesema E. M., et al. (2014). Nudging Physician Prescription Decisions by Partitioning the Order Set: Results of a Vignette-Based Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 30(3), 298-304.


Seabury, S. A., Mendeloff J., & Neuhauser F. (2014). Is Occupational Injury Risk Higher at New Firms?*. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society. 53(1), 28-45.

Jena, A. B., Goldman D. P., Weaver L., & Karaca-Mandic P. (2014). Opioid prescribing by multiple providers in Medicare: retrospective observational study of insurance claims. The BMJ. 348, g1393.

Jena, A. B., Linthicum M. T., Hegazi R. A., Partridge J. S., LaVallee C., Lakdawalla D. N., et al. (2014). P319: The impact of oral nutritional supplementation in patients aged 65+ with COPD. European Geriatric Medicine. 5, S182.


Seabury, S. A., Lakdawalla D. N., Walter D., Hayes J., Gustafson T., Shrestha A., et al. (2014). Patient Outcomes and Cost Effects of Medicaid Formulary Restrictions on Antidepressants. Forum for Health Economics and Policy. 17(2), 153-168.

Meeker, D., Friedberg M. W., & Linder J. A. (2014). Patient satisfaction as a quality metric promotes bad medicine—reply. JAMA Internal Medicine. 174(8), 1419-1419.

Niu, X., Poon J-L., Riske B., Zhou Z-Y., Ullman M. M., Baker J. R., Nichol M.B., et al. (2014). Physical activity and health outcomes in persons with haemophilia B. Haemophilia. 20(6), 814-821.

Huesch, M. D. (2014). A piece of my mind. Slippery slopes and landing on your feet. JAMA. 311(12), 1203-1204.

Levine, M. E., Crimmins E. M., Prescott C. A., Phillips D., Arpawong T. E., & Lee J. (2014). A Polygenic Risk Score Associated with Measures of Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults. Biodemography and Social Biology. 60(2), 199-211.

Lau, C., Alpert A., Huckfeldt P. J., Hussey P. S., Auerbach D., Liu H., Sood N.,  et al. (2014). Post-acute referral patterns for hospitals and implications for bundled payment initiatives. Healthcare. 2(3), 190-195.

Jena, A. B., Linthicum M. T., Hegazi R. A., Partridge J. S., LaVallee C., Lakdawalla D. N., et al. (2014). PP128-SUN: The Impact of Oral Nutritional Supplementation in Medicare Patients with COPD. Clinical Nutrition. 33, S67-S68.

Barcellos, S. Helena, Wuppermann A. C., Carman K. Grace, Bauhoff S., McFadden D. L., Kapteyn A., et al. (2014). Preparedness of Americans for the Affordable Care Act. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111(15), 5497-5502.

Knight, T. K., Kawatkar A. A., Hodgkins P. I., Moss R. A., Chu L-H., Sikirica V., et al. (2014). Prevalence and incidence of adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a large managed care population. Current Medical Research and Opinion. 30(7), 1291-1299.

Sood, N., & Wagner Z. (2014). Private Sector Provision of Oral Rehydration Therapy for Child Diarrhea in Sub-Saharan Africa. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 90(5), 939-944.

Goldman, D. P., Juday T., Linthicum M. T., Rosenblatt L., & Seekins D. (2014). The Prospect Of A Generation Free Of HIV May Be Within Reach If The Right Policy Decisions Are Made. Health Affairs. 33(3), 428-433.

Ohno-Machado, L., Agha Z., Bell D. S., Dahm L., Day M. E., Doctor J. N., et al. (2014). pSCANNER: patient-centered Scalable National Network for Effectiveness Research. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 21(4), 621-626.

Huesch, M. D., Currid-Halkett E., & Doctor J. N. (2014). Public hospital quality report awareness: evidence from National and Californian Internet searches and social media mentions, 2012. BMJ Open. 4(3), e004417.

Gupta, C., Chertow G. M., Linthicum M. T., Van Nuys K., Belozeroff V., Quarles D., et al. (2014). Reforming Medicare’s Dialysis Payment Policies: Implications for Patients with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Health Services Research. 49(6), 1925-1943.

Basu, A., Jena A. B., Goldman D. P., Philipson T. J., & Dubois R. W. (2014). Response to Epstein’s Comment on “heterogeneity in Action”. Health Economics. 23(3), 376-378.

Messali, A., Villacorta R., & Hay J. W. (2014). A Review of the Economic Burden of Glioblastoma and the Cost Effectiveness of Pharmacologic Treatments. PharmacoEconomics. 32(12), 1201-1212.

McCombs, J. S., Matsuda T., Tonnu-Mihara I., Saab S., Hines P., L’Italien G., et al. (2014). The risk of long-term morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic hepatitis c: Results from an analysis of data from a department of veterans affairs clinical registry. JAMA Internal Medicine. 174(2), 204-212.

McDevitt, R. D., Haviland A. M., Lore R., Laudenberger L., Eisenberg M., & Sood N. (2014). Risk Selection into Consumer-Directed Health Plans: An Analysis of Family Choices within Large Employers. Health Services Research. 49(2), 609-627.

Ginsburg, P. B., & L. Pawlson G. (2014). Seeking Lower Prices Where Providers Are Consolidated: An Examination Of Market And Policy Strategies. Health Affairs. 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0810.

Abbasi, A., Adjeroh D., Dredze M., Paul M.J., Zahedi F.M., Zhao H., Huesch, M., et al. (2014). Social Media Analytics for Smart Health. IEEE Intelligent Systems. 29(2), 60-80.

Trish, E. E., Joyce G. F., & Goldman D. P. (2014). Specialty Drug Spending Trends Among Medicare And Medicare Advantage Enrollees, 2007–11. Health Affairs. 33(11), 2018-2024.

Linder, J. A., Doctor J. N., Friedberg M. W., Nieva H. Reyes, Birks C., Meeker D., et al. (2014). Time of day and the decision to prescribe antibiotics. JAMA Internal Medicine. 174(12), 2029-2031.

Seabury, S. A., & Gupta C. N. (2014). Understanding and overcoming barriers to medication adherence: A review of research priorities. Journal of managed care pharmacy: JMCP. 20(8), 775-83.

Finch, C. E., Beltrán-Sánchez H., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). Uneven Futures of Human Lifespans: Reckonings from Gompertz Mortality Rates, Climate Change, and Air Pollution. Gerontology. 60(2), 183-188.

Sood, N. (2014). University RD funding strategies in a changing federal funding environment. Science and Public Policy. 42(3), 355-368.

Seabury, S. A., Scherer E., O’Leary P., Ozonoff A., & Boden L. I. (2014). Using linked federal and state data to study the adequacy of workers’ compensation benefits. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 57(10), 1165-1173.

Crimmins, E. M., Kim J. Ki, McCreath H., Faul J., Weir D. R., & Seeman T. E. (2014). Validation of Blood-Based Assays Using Dried Blood Spots for Use in Large Population Studies. Biodemography and Social Biology. 60(1), 38-48.

Etienne, G. (2014). Waiting times, aging, chronic conditions and health care costs: teachings from the life-cycle mode. 19(41),

Solé-Auró, A., & Crimmins E. M. (2014). Who cares? A comparison of informal and formal care provision in Spain, England and the USA. Ageing & Society. 34(03), 495–517.