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De-implementing Inhaled Corticosteroids to Improve Care and Safety in COPD Treatment: Primary Care Providers' Perspectives.

J Gen Intern Med 2020 Jan 8;35(1):51-56. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered & Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05193-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6957635PMC
January 2020

Initiating Low-Value Inhaled Corticosteroids in an Inception Cohort with COPD.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2020 Jan 3. Epub 2020 Jan 3.

University of Washington, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Seatlle, Washington, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201911-854OCDOI Listing
January 2020

Challenges to Educating Smokers About Lung Cancer Screening: a Qualitative Study of Decision Making Experiences in Primary Care.

J Cancer Educ 2019 Dec;34(6):1142-1149

Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D), Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S. Columbian Way, Mailstop S-152, Seattle, WA, 98108, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13187-018-1420-yDOI Listing
December 2019

Reply: Effective Inhaler Training Is Critical.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2019 Nov;16(11):1460

Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare SystemSeattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201907-568LEDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6945469PMC
November 2019

Overuse and Misuse of Inhaled Corticosteroids Among Veterans with COPD: a Cross-sectional Study Evaluating Targets for De-implementation.

J Gen Intern Med 2019 Nov 11. Epub 2019 Nov 11.

Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered & Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05461-1DOI Listing
November 2019

Prediction of Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Using Simplified Criteria.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2019 Oct;16(10):1280-1285

Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201903-239OCDOI Listing
October 2019

Unexpected Harm From an Intensive COPD Intervention.

JAMA 2019 10;322(14):1357-1359

Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered & Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.12976DOI Listing
October 2019

Center Predictors of Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2019 Sep;16(9):1151-1157

Center for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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https://www.atsjournals.org/doi/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201901-048
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201901-048OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6812159PMC
September 2019

Association Between Alcohol Use and Angina Symptoms Among Outpatients From the Veterans Health Administration.

J Addict Med 2018 Mar/Apr;12(2):143-149

Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D), Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered Value-Driven Care, Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System; Seattle, WA (ECW, CLB, HS, DHA, KAB); Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (ECW, CLB, DHA, KAB); Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (KAB); Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA (KAB).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000379DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5847476PMC
August 2019

Symptom Burden and Palliative Care Needs Among High-Risk Veterans With Multimorbidity.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 May 19;57(5):880-889. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services R&D; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.011DOI Listing
May 2019

New Developments and Advice for Authors.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2019 05;16(5):540-542

9 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201902-143EDDOI Listing
May 2019

PREPARED Study: A Study of Shared Decision-Making for Coronary Artery Disease.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2019 02;12(2):e005244

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC (W.S.J., Y.L., M.R.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.005244DOI Listing
February 2019

Promoting Health Equity through De-Implementation Research.

Ethn Dis 2019 21;29(Suppl 1):93-96. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered & Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.S1.93DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428172PMC
February 2019

Intensive Intervention to Improve Outcomes for Patients With COPD.

JAMA 2018 12;320(22):2322-2324

Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered & Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.17508DOI Listing
December 2018

Accessing Care Through the Veterans Choice Program: The Veteran Experience.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 10 23;33(10):1714-1720. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, Denver, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4574-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6153225PMC
October 2018

Quality of Care Delivered to Veterans with COPD Exacerbation and the Association with 30-Day Readmission and Death.

COPD 2018 10;15(5):489-495

a Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine , University of Washington , Seattle , Washington , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15412555.2018.1543390DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6400327PMC
October 2018

Smokers' Inaccurate Beliefs about the Benefits of Lung Cancer Screening.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018 09;15(9):1110-1113

4 VA HSR&D Center of Innovation (COIN) for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201804-259RLDOI Listing
September 2018

Effect of a Patient Education Intervention on Asthma Control and Patient-Doctor Relationship.

Chin Med J (Engl) 2018 05;131(9):1110-1112

Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China.

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http://www.cmj.org/text.asp?2018/131/9/1110/230736
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0366-6999.230736DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5937322PMC
May 2018

Time to Converge FDA Decisions and Evidence Syntheses for Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonists and SMART in Guidelines for the Treatment of Asthma.

JAMA 2018 04;319(14):1441-1443

Health Services Research and Development Service, Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.2029DOI Listing
April 2018

Alcohol screening scores and the risk of intensive care unit admission and hospital readmission.

Subst Abus 2016 Jul-Sep;37(3):466-473. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

b Center of Excellence for Substance Abuse Treatment and Education , Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System , Seattle , Washington , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2015.1137259DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5669033PMC
January 2018

Protocol and pilot testing: The feasibility and acceptability of a nurse-led telephone-based palliative care intervention for patients newly diagnosed with lung cancer.

Contemp Clin Trials 2018 01 23;64:30-34. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services R&D, USA; University of Washington, School of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2017.11.013DOI Listing
January 2018

Evaluations of Implementation at Early-Adopting Lung Cancer Screening Programs: Lessons Learned.

Chest 2017 07 20;152(1):70-80. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; Center for Healthcare Organization & Implementation Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital, Bedford, Bedford, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2017.02.012DOI Listing
July 2017

The long term impact of an end-of-life communication intervention among veterans with COPD.

Heart Lung 2017 Jan - Feb;46(1):30-34

Department of Veterans Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services R&D, USA; University of Washington, School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2016.10.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5581983PMC
May 2017

Organizational Practices Affecting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Readmissions.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017 05;195(9):1269-1272

2 Department of Veterans Affairs Seattle, Washington and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201609-1783LEDOI Listing
May 2017

It's Bad-Really Bad-But Does it Matter? Medication Adherence in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017 05;195(10):1282-1283

1 Health Services Research and Development Service Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, Washington and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201608-1592EDDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6850793PMC
May 2017

Telemedicine Specialty Support Promotes Hepatitis C Treatment by Primary Care Providers in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Am J Med 2017 Apr 18;130(4):432-438.e3. Epub 2016 Dec 18.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC; Department of Medicine, George Washington University, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.11.019DOI Listing
April 2017

Patient characteristics associated with poor inhaler technique among a cohort of patients with COPD.

Respir Med 2017 02 20;123:124-130. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington, USA; Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2016.12.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5310832PMC
February 2017

Longitudinal Assessment of Distress among Veterans with Incidental Pulmonary Nodules.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016 11;13(11):1983-1991

1 Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201607-555OCDOI Listing
November 2016

Longitudinal Changes in Depression Symptoms and Survival Among Patients With Lung Cancer: A National Cohort Assessment.

J Clin Oncol 2016 11 31;34(33):3984-3991. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

Donald R. Sullivan, Christopher G. Slatore, and Linda Ganzini, Oregon Health & Science University; Donald R. Sullivan, Christopher W. Forsberg, Linda Ganzini, and Christopher G. Slatore, Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR; David H. Au, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System David H. Au, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Michael K. Gould, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena; Michael K. Gould, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Dawn Provenzale, Durham VA Medical Center; and Dawn Provenzale, Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2016.66.8459DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477833PMC
November 2016

Readiness for Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening. A National Survey of Veterans Affairs Pulmonologists.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016 10;13(10):1794-1801

2 Center for Healthcare Organization & Implementation Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Affairs Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201604-294OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5466159PMC
October 2016

Use of Antibiotics Among Patients Hospitalized for Exacerbations of Asthma.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 09;176(9):1397-400

Population Health Sciences Program, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.4050DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5515377PMC
September 2016

Primary Care Team Members Report Greater Individual Benefits from Long- Versus Short-Term Specialty Telemedicine Mentorship.

Telemed J E Health 2016 08 9;22(8):699-706. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

11 Gastroenterology and Hepatology Service , VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, Oregon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2015.0185DOI Listing
August 2016

Predictors of Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Use Among Veterans Admitted for COPD: The Role of Disparities and Tobacco Control Processes.

J Gen Intern Med 2016 06 22;31(6):623-9. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-016-3623-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4870422PMC
June 2016

Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: D Is the New F.

Authors:
David H Au

JAMA Intern Med 2016 05;176(5):601-2

Center of Innovation for Veteran Centered and Value Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington2Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.1115DOI Listing
May 2016

Patient and Clinician Characteristics Associated with Adherence. A Cohort Study of Veterans with Incidental Pulmonary Nodules.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016 05;13(5):651-9

2 Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201511-745OCDOI Listing
May 2016

Thiazolidinediones are associated with a reduced risk of COPD exacerbations.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2015 10;10:1591-7. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Washington, USA ; Department of Health Services, University of Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S82643DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4536761PMC
April 2016

Utilization and effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for tobacco use following admission for exacerbation of COPD.

J Hosp Med 2016 Apr 14;11(4):257-63. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jhm.2519DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5926808PMC
April 2016

Assessment and Management of Symptoms for Outpatients Newly Diagnosed With Lung Cancer.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2016 Mar 5;33(2):178-83. Epub 2014 Nov 5.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Puget Sound Health Care System, Health Services R&D, Seattle, WA, USA Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049909114557635DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4459914PMC
March 2016

Organizational structure for chronic heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Am J Manag Care 2016 Mar 1;22(3):e82-7. Epub 2016 Mar 1.

1100 Olive Way, Ste 1400, Seattle, WA 98104-3801. E-mail:

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March 2016

Imaging surveillance and survival for surgically resected non-small-cell lung cancer.

J Surg Res 2016 Jan 25;200(1):171-6. Epub 2015 Jun 25.

Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Health Services Research and Development Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2015.06.048DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5575864PMC
January 2016

Impact of a national specialty e-consultation implementation project on access.

Am J Manag Care 2015 Dec 1;21(12):e648-54. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10701 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106. E-mail:

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December 2015

A National Survey of Pulmonologists' Views on Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015 Nov;12(11):1667-75

1 The Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201507-467OCDOI Listing
November 2015

Weekend Discharges and Length of Stay Among Veterans Admitted for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Med Care 2015 Sep;53(9):753-7

*VA Connecticut Health Care System, West Haven †Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Yale University, New Haven, CT ‡Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Puget Sound Health Care System Departments of §Health Services ∥Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle, WA ¶Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000395DOI Listing
September 2015

Attitudes and Perceptions About Smoking Cessation in the Context of Lung Cancer Screening.

JAMA Intern Med 2015 Sep;175(9):1530-7

Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington5Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.3558DOI Listing
September 2015

Evaluation of E-Consults in the VHA: Provider Perspectives.

Fed Pract 2015 Jul;32(7):42-48

is a nurse scientist, is a health services researcher, is a physician, and is a health research specialist, all at VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Denver. is a physician and is a research health science specialist at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center in Ohio. is a clinical consultant at the VA Office of Specialty Care Services in Washington, DC. is a research health science specialist and qualitative resources coordinator, is a physician, and is a research investigator, all at VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Battaglia, Dr. Lambert-Kerzner, Dr. Sayre, Dr. Ho, Ms. Haverhals, Dr. Au, and Dr. Helfrich are affiliated with the VA's Seattle-Denver Center of Innovation. Dr. Battaglia, Dr. Lambert-Kerzner, and Dr. Ho have faculty appointments at the University of Colorado in Aurora. Dr. Aron is a professor at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Sayre, Dr. Au, and Dr. Helfrich have faculty appointments at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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July 2015

Adherence to Oral Medications for Hypertension and Diabetes in Veterans with Comorbid Airflow Limitation.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015 Jun;12(6):831-7

2 Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201501-001OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4590018PMC
June 2015

Decision making among Veterans with incidental pulmonary nodules: a qualitative analysis.

Respir Med 2015 Apr 27;109(4):532-9. Epub 2015 Jan 27.

Health Services Research & Development, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2015.01.007DOI Listing
April 2015

Impact of a telehealth and care management program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015 Mar;12(3):323-31

1 Health Services Research and Development, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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March 2015

Factors predictive of airflow obstruction among veterans with presumed empirical diagnosis and treatment of COPD.

Chest 2015 Feb;147(2):369-376

Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.14-0672DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4314814PMC
February 2015

The influence of hospitalization or intensive care unit admission on declines in health-related quality of life.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015 Jan;12(1):35-45

1 Health Services Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201404-172OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4342801PMC
January 2015

Predictors of imaging surveillance for surgically treated early-stage lung cancer.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Dec 3;98(6):1944-51; discussion 1951-2. Epub 2014 Oct 3.

Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.067DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4256105PMC
December 2014

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Health disparity and inequity.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2014 Oct;11(8):1250-1

1 Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201408-406EDDOI Listing
October 2014

Which patient and clinician characteristics are associated with high-quality communication among veterans with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

J Health Commun 2014 21;19(8):907-21. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

a Health Services Research and Development, and the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine , Oregon Health and Science University , Portland , Oregon , USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10810730.2013.864
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September 2014

Reply: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease readmissions and medicare reimbursement.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014 Sep;190(5):591-2

1 VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, Washington and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201404-0635LEDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4214086PMC
September 2014

Does Favorable Selection Among Medicare Advantage Enrollees Affect Measurement of Hospital Readmission Rates?

Med Care Res Rev 2014 Aug 7;71(4):367-83. Epub 2014 May 7.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1077558714533823DOI Listing
August 2014

Thiazolidinediones and the risk of asthma exacerbation among patients with diabetes: a cohort study.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2014 3;10(1):34. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Health Services Research and Development, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1100 Olive Way Suite 1400, 98104-3801 Seattle, WA, USA ; Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1710-1492-10-34DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4094895PMC
July 2014

The epidemiology and outcome of prehospital respiratory distress.

Acad Emerg Med 2014 May;21(5):543-50

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acem.12380DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4247789PMC
May 2014

Facility-level analysis of PET scanning for staging among US veterans with non-small cell lung cancer.

Chest 2014 Apr;145(4):839-847

Health Services Research and Development Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA; Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.13-1073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3971972PMC
April 2014

Coexisting chronic conditions associated with mortality and morbidity in adult patients with asthma.

J Asthma 2014 Apr 27;51(3):306-14. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine , Saint Louis, MO , USA .

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