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Opioid Prescribing Safety Measures in Medicaid Enrollees With and Without Cancer.

Am J Prev Med 2019 Oct;57(4):540-544

Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Health Policy & Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2019.05.019DOI Listing
October 2019

Association between physician adoption of a new oral anti-diabetic medication and Medicare and Medicaid drug spending.

BMC Health Serv Res 2019 Oct 16;19(1):703. Epub 2019 Oct 16.

Center for Pharmaceutical, Policy and Prescribing, Health Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4520-4DOI Listing
October 2019

Associations Between the Specialty of Opioid Prescribers and Opioid Addiction, Misuse, and Overdose Outcomes.

Pain Med 2019 Oct 18. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz234DOI Listing
October 2019

Patterns of opioid prescriptions received prior to unintentional prescription opioid overdose death among Veterans.

Res Social Adm Pharm 2019 Aug 17;15(8):1007-1013. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.10.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6470039PMC
August 2019

Patterns of Opioid Administration Among Opioid-Naive Inpatients and Associations With Postdischarge Opioid Use: A Cohort Study.

Ann Intern Med 2019 Jul 18;171(2):81-90. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (J.N.K., C.W.S., T.D.G., O.C.M., D.C.A.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M18-2864DOI Listing
July 2019

Association Of State Policies With Medicaid Disenrollment Among Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2019 Jul;38(7):1153-1162

Lindsay M. Sabik is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05165DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6690844PMC
July 2019

Medical specialty of buprenorphine prescribers for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019 May 28;220(5):502-503. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2019.01.226DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6518408PMC
May 2019

Effects of Global Payment and Accountable Care on Medication Treatment for Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders.

J Addict Med 2018 Jan/Feb;12(1):11-18

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA (JMD); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD (CLB, EAS); McLean Hospital Belmont, MA (SFG); Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (SFG); Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (ZS, MEC, HAH); and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (ZS).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000368DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5786473PMC
April 2019

Use of a medication-based risk adjustment index to predict mortality among veterans dually-enrolled in VA and medicare.

Healthc (Amst) 2019 Apr 25. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15240, USA; Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA; Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA.

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April 2019

Influence of peer networks on physician adoption of new drugs.

PLoS One 2018 1;13(10):e0204826. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6166964PMC
March 2019

Adherence trajectories of buprenorphine therapy among pregnant women in a large state Medicaid program in the United States.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2019 01 7;28(1):80-89. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pds.4647DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6557135PMC
January 2019

Prescription Opioid Quality Measures Applied Among Pennsylvania Medicaid Enrollees.

J Manag Care Spec Pharm 2018 Sep;24(9):875-885

5 University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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https://www.jmcp.org/doi/10.18553/jmcp.2018.24.9.875
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http://dx.doi.org/10.18553/jmcp.2018.24.9.875DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6418411PMC
September 2018

Timing and Impact of Decisions to Adjust Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With Active Disease.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2018 06 16;70(6):834-841. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5862728PMC
June 2018

Doughnuts and Discounts - Changes to Medicare Part D under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

N Engl J Med 2018 May;378(21):1957-1960

From the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (J.M.D.); and Harvard Medical School, Boston (H.A.H.).

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May 2018

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients' Motivations for Accepting or Resisting Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug Treatment Regimens.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2018 04 11;70(4):533-541. Epub 2018 Mar 11.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23301DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5712284PMC
April 2018

Patterns and predictors of physician adoption of new cardiovascular drugs.

Healthc (Amst) 2018 Mar 21;6(1):33-40. Epub 2017 Oct 21.

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, Crabtree Hall A613, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hjdsi.2017.09.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5910251PMC
March 2018

Impact of Dual Use of Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D Drug Benefits on Potentially Unsafe Opioid Use.

Am J Public Health 2018 02 21;108(2):248-255. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Walid F. Gellad, Joshua M. Thorpe, Xinhua Zhao, Carolyn T. Thorpe, Florentina E. Sileanu, John P. Cashy, Jennifer A. Hale, Maria K. Mor, Thomas R. Radomski, Leslie R. M. Hausmann, Adam J. Gordon, Joseph T. Hanlon, and Michael J. Fine are with the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA. Julie M. Donohue is with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh. Katie J. Suda and Kevin T. Stroupe are with the Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, Chicago, IL. Francesca E. Cunningham and Chester B. Good are with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Pharmacy Benefits Management Services, VA Center for Medication Safety, Chicago.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2017.304174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5846585PMC
February 2018

Simulated Effects of Policies to Reduce Diabetes Risk Among Adults With Schizophrenia Receiving Antipsychotics.

Psychiatr Serv 2017 Dec 1;68(12):1280-1287. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Dr. Mulcahy is with RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Normand is with the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and with the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston. Dr. Newcomer is with the Department of Integrated Medical Sciences, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. Mr. Colaiaco is with the Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh. Dr. Keeler is with RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, where Mr. Colaiaco was affiliated at the time of this study. Dr. Donohue and Dr. Lave are with the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh. Mr. Sorbero is with RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh. Dr. Horvitz-Lennon is with RAND Corporation, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201500485DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831671PMC
December 2017

Medicaid Coverage Expansions and Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Low-income Adults.

Med Care 2017 12;55(12):1023-1029

*University Honors College, University of Pittsburgh†Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA‡Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD§Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000821DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5688008PMC
December 2017

The Alternative Quality Contract: Impact on Service Use and Spending for Children With ADHD.

Psychiatr Serv 2017 Dec 15;68(12):1210-1212. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Dr. Joyce and Dr. Huskamp are with the Department of Health Care Policy and Dr. Greenfield is with the Department of Psychiatry, all at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Greenfield is also with McLean Hospital, Boston. Dr. Hadland is with the Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston. Dr. Donohue is with the Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh. Dr. Stuart is with the Department of Mental Health and Dr. Barry is with the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201700143DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5852375PMC
December 2017

Long-term disease and economic outcomes of prior authorization criteria for Hepatitis C treatment in Pennsylvania Medicaid.

Healthc (Amst) 2017 Sep 5;5(3):105-111. Epub 2016 Dec 5.

Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, Health Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Health Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hjdsi.2016.11.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5459672PMC
September 2017

Rethinking How to Measure the Appropriateness of Cervical Cancer Screening.

Ann Intern Med 2017 Sep 11;167(6):445-446. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

From University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L17-0140DOI Listing
September 2017

Prescribing of Clozapine and Antipsychotic Polypharmacy for Schizophrenia in a Large Medicaid Program.

Psychiatr Serv 2017 Jun 15;68(6):579-586. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

Dr. Tang, who was a doctoral student at the University of Pittsburgh when this work was conducted, is with RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (e-mail: ). Dr. Horvitz-Lennon is with RAND Corporation, Boston. Dr. Gellad is with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the Division of General Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, both in Pittsburgh. Dr. Lave and Dr. Donohue are with the Graduate School of Public Health and Dr. Chang is with the Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Normand is with Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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June 2017

Medicaid prior authorization and opioid medication abuse and overdose.

Am J Manag Care 2017 May 1;23(5):e164-e171. Epub 2017 May 1.

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 Forbes Ave, 2117 CL, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. E-mail:

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May 2017

National Shortages of Generic Sterile Injectable Drugs: Norepinephrine as a Case Study of Potential Harm.

JAMA 2017 04;317(14):1415-1417

Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania3Associate Editor, JAMA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.2826DOI Listing
April 2017

Treatment Quality for Buprenorphine Care: The Pot at the End of the Rainbow.

J Addict Med 2016 May-Jun;10(3):210-1

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System; University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, Pittsburgh, PA; University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy, Tucson, AZ University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing; University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System; University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, Pittsburgh, PA Pennsylvania Department of Human Services University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing; Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ADM.0000000000000210DOI Listing
March 2017

An Examination of Claims-based Predictors of Overdose from a Large Medicaid Program.

Med Care 2017 03;55(3):291-298

*School of Social Work †Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine ‡Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh §VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System ∥Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA ¶University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, AZ #University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health **University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000676DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5309160PMC
March 2017

Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline Adherence Before and After Guideline Changes in Pennsylvania Medicaid.

Obstet Gynecol 2017 01;129(1):66-75

Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Menoracle, LLC, Helotes, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000001804DOI Listing
January 2017

Patterns of Antipsychotic Prescribing by Physicians to Young Children.

Psychiatr Serv 2016 12 15;67(12):1307-1314. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Dr. Huskamp and Dr. Normand are with the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston (e-mail: ). Dr. Horvitz-Lennon is with the RAND Corporation, Boston. Dr. Berndt is with the MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Donohue is with the Health Policy and Management Department, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201500224DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5133161PMC
December 2016

Defining Nonmedical Use of Prescription Opioids Within Health Care Claims: A Systematic Review.

Subst Abus 2015 11;36(2):192-202. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

a School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2014.993491DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4736503PMC
November 2016

Hepatitis C Disease Burden in the United States in the era of oral direct-acting antivirals.

Hepatology 2016 11 1;64(5):1442-1450. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Houston Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.28571DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035714PMC
November 2016

Patterns and Quality of Buprenorphine Opioid Agonist Treatment in a Large Medicaid Program.

J Addict Med 2015 Nov-Dec;9(6):470-7

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (A.J.G., G.C., W.F.G.), Pittsburgh, PA; VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (A.J.G., W.F.G.), Pittsburgh, PA; University of Pittsburgh Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing (A.J.G., W.-H.L.-C., G.C., W.F.G., J.M.D.), Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh (J.M.D.), Pittsburgh, PA; University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy (W.-H.L.-C.), Tucson, AZ; University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work (G.C.), Pittsburgh, PA; Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (T.C., D.K.).

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August 2016

Trends in Cancer-Center Spending on Advertising in the United States, 2005 to 2014.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 08;176(8):1214-6

Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0780DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4969207PMC
August 2016

Who Were the Early Adopters of Dabigatran?: An Application of Group-based Trajectory Models.

Med Care 2016 07;54(7):725-32

*Department of Pharmacy, Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ †Center for Pharmaceutical, Policy and Prescribing, Health Policy Institute ‡Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh §Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA ∥Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School ¶Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA #Department of Biostatistics **Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh ††Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA ‡‡Statistics Department, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey §§Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4907845PMC
July 2016

New chronic disease medication prescribing by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and primary care physicians: a cohort study.

BMC Health Serv Res 2016 07 27;16:312. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

Department of Health Policy & Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4964005PMC
July 2016

Regional Variation in Physician Adoption of Antipsychotics: Impact on US Medicare Expenditures.

J Ment Health Policy Econ 2016 Jun;19(2):69-78

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, A613, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA,

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June 2016

Association between trajectories of buprenorphine treatment and emergency department and in-patient utilization.

Addiction 2016 May 30;111(5):892-902. Epub 2016 Jan 30.

Center for Pharmaceutical, Policy and Prescribing, Health Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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May 2016

Patient, Physician and Organizational Influences on Variation in Antipsychotic Prescribing Behavior.

J Ment Health Policy Econ 2016 Mar;19(1):45-59

Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing (CP3), Health Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh; Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 130 DeSoto Street, Crabtree Hall A645, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA,

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March 2016

Modernizing Medicaid Managed Care: Can States Meet the Data Challenges?

JAMA 2015 Oct;314(15):1559-60

Health Policy Institute, Schools of Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania4Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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October 2015

Using machine learning to examine medication adherence thresholds and risk of hospitalization.

Med Care 2015 Aug;53(8):720-8

*Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA †Department of Pharmacy, Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Departments of ‡Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health §Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh ∥Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System Departments of ¶Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health #Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA **Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000394DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4503478PMC
August 2015

Early Marketplace Enrollees Were Older And Used More Medication Than Later Enrollees; Marketplaces Pooled Risk.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2015 Jun 27;34(6):1049-56. Epub 2015 May 27.

Walid F. Gellad is an adjunct scientist at the RAND Corporation, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and a staff physician with the Department of Veterans Affairs, all in Pittsburgh.

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June 2015

Twelve-month cost-effectiveness of telephone-delivered collaborative care for treating depression following CABG surgery: a randomized controlled trial.

Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2014 Sep-Oct;36(5):453-9. Epub 2014 May 21.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4138244PMC
May 2015

Evolution of general practitioners' preferences for antipsychotics in France, 2003-2010.

Psychiatr Serv 2015 Apr 15;66(4):434-7. Epub 2015 Jan 15.

Except for Dr. Donohue, the authors are with the Department of Epidemiology, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, and with INSERM UMR 1027, Toulouse (e-mail: ). Dr. Donohue is with the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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April 2015

Antipsychotic prescribing: do conflict of interest policies make a difference?

Med Care 2015 Apr;53(4):338-45

*Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA †Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ‡Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA §Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD ∥Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA ¶MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA #RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA **Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4360919PMC
April 2015

Regional variation in use of a new class of antidiabetic medication among medicare beneficiaries: the case of incretin mimetics.

Ann Pharmacother 2015 Mar 16;49(3):285-92. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4876962PMC
March 2015

Geographic variation in receipt of psychotherapy in children receiving attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medications.

JAMA Pediatr 2014 Nov;168(11):1074-6

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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November 2014

The impact and evolution of Medicare Part D.

Authors:
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N Engl J Med 2014 Aug;371(8):693-5

From the Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.

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August 2014

Impact of medicare part D plan features on use of generic drugs.

Med Care 2014 Jun;52(6):541-8

*Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh †VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System ‡Division of General Medicine and Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh §RAND Health, Pittsburgh PA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4142208PMC
June 2014

Effect of multiple pharmacy use on medication adherence and drug-drug interactions in older adults with Medicare Part D.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2014 Feb 21;62(2):244-52. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4115075PMC
February 2014

Trends in use of antipsychotics in elderly patients with dementia: Impact of national safety warnings.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2014 Jan 17;24(1):95-104. Epub 2013 Sep 17.

Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse III, Faculté de médecine, Département d'épidémiologie, économie de la santé et santé publique, F-31073, Toulouse, France; INSERM, UMR 1027 Epidémiologie et analyses en santé publique, F-31073, Toulouse, France; CHU de Toulouse, Service d'épidémiologie, F-31073, Toulouse, France.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4094113PMC
January 2014

Generic initiation and antidepressant therapy adherence under Medicare Part D.

Am J Manag Care 2013 Dec;19(12):989-98

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December 2013

Diffusion of antipsychotics in the US And French markets, 1998-2008.

Psychiatr Serv 2013 Jul;64(7):680-7

Department of Epidemiology, University of Toulouse, 37 allées Jules Guesde, Toulouse 31000, France.

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July 2013

Brand-name prescription drug use among Veterans Affairs and Medicare Part D patients with diabetes: a national cohort comparison.

Ann Intern Med 2013 Jul;159(2):105-14

Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3787067PMC
July 2013

How quickly do physicians adopt new drugs? The case of second-generation antipsychotics.

Psychiatr Serv 2013 Apr;64(4):324-30

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3907700PMC
April 2013

The impact of Medicare prescription drug coverage on the use of antidementia drugs.

BMC Geriatr 2013 Apr 27;13:37. Epub 2013 Apr 27.

Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3651712PMC
April 2013

Changes in antipsychotic use among patients with severe mental illness after a Food and Drug Administration advisory.

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2012 Dec 3;21(12):1251-60. Epub 2012 May 3.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3431449PMC
December 2012

US health policy related to hookah tobacco smoking.

Am J Public Health 2012 Sep 24;102(9):e47-51. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Program for Research on Media and Health, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3482044PMC
September 2012

Medicare Part D and potentially inappropriate medication use in the elderly.

Am J Manag Care 2012 Sep 1;18(9):e315-22. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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September 2012

Sources of regional variation in Medicare Part D drug spending.

N Engl J Med 2012 Feb;366(6):530-8

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285245PMC
February 2012

Use of prescription drug samples and patient assistance programs, and the role of doctor-patient communication.

J Gen Intern Med 2011 Dec 13;26(12):1458-64. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3235606PMC
December 2011

Impact of Medicare Part D on antidepressant treatment, medication choice, and adherence among older adults with depression.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2011 Dec;19(12):989-97

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3233981PMC
December 2011

Medicare Part D's effect on the under- and overuse of medications: a systematic review.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2011 Oct 1;59(10):1922-33. Epub 2011 Aug 1.

Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3400925PMC
October 2011

Use of prescription drug samples and patient assistance programs, and the role of doctor-patient communication.

J Gen Intern Med 2011 Dec 13;26(12):1458-64. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3235606PMC
December 2011

The impact of national health care reform on adults with severe mental disorders.

Am J Psychiatry 2011 May 1;168(5):486-94. Epub 2011 Feb 1.

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, USA.

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May 2011

From the patient perspective: the economic value of seasonal and H1N1 influenza vaccination.

Vaccine 2011 Mar 6;29(11):2149-58. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

Public Health Computational and Operations Research (PHICOR), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3046420PMC
March 2011

The impact of Medicare Part D on medication treatment of hypertension.

Health Serv Res 2011 Feb 28;46(1 Pt 1):185-98. Epub 2010 Sep 28.

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto Street, Crabtree Hall A664, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3034269PMC
February 2011

Health reform and the scope of benefits for mental health and substance use disorder services.

Psychiatr Serv 2010 Nov;61(11):1081-6

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto St., Crabtree A612, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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November 2010

Variation in prescription use and spending for lipid-lowering and diabetes medications in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.

Am J Manag Care 2010 Oct;16(10):741-50

Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA.

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October 2010

Ambulatory antibiotic use and prescription drug coverage in older adults.

Arch Intern Med 2010 Aug;170(15):1308-14

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 De Soto St, Crabtree Hall, Room A664, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3784024PMC
August 2010

How the Medicare Part D drug benefit changed the distribution of out-of-pocket pharmacy spending among older beneficiaries.

J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2010 Jul 14;65(4):502-7. Epub 2009 Dec 14.

Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2883868PMC
July 2010

The Medicare drug benefit (Part D) and treatment of heart failure in older adults.

Am Heart J 2010 Jul;160(1):159-65

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2898511PMC
July 2010

The impact of Medicare Part D on medication adherence among older adults enrolled in Medicare-Advantage products.

Med Care 2010 May;48(5):409-17

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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May 2010

The effect of Medicare Part D on drug and medical spending.

N Engl J Med 2009 Jul;361(1):52-61

Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2859614PMC
July 2009