Faculty Publications

2014

Nguyen OK, Chan CV, Makam A, Stieglitz H, Amarasingham R. Envisioning a Social-Health Information Exchange as a Platform to Support a Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood: A Feasibility Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25092009 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Makam AN, Boscardin WJ, Miao Y, Steinman MA. Risk of thiazide-induced metabolic adverse events in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jun;62(6):1039-45. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12839. Epub 2014 May 13.  PMID: 24823661 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Makam AN, Auerbach AD, Steinman MA. Blood culture use in the emergency department in patients hospitalized with respiratory symptoms due to a nonpneumonia illness. J Hosp Med. 2014 Aug;9(8):521-4. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2205. Epub 2014 Apr 22. PMID: 24753399 [PubMed - in process]

Makam AN, Auerbach AD, Steinman MA. Blood culture use in the emergency department in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May;174(5):803-6. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13808. No abstract available. PMID: 24614986 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Oresanya L, Makam AN, Belkin M, Moneta GL, Conte MS. Factors associated with primary vein graft occlusion in a multicenter trial with mandated ultrasound surveillance. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Apr;59(4):996-1002. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.10.096. Epub 2013 Dec 20. PMID: 24361199 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Ward IM, Mortensen EM, Battafarano DF, Frei CR, Mansi I. Association of Statins and Risk of Fractures in a Military Health System: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Jul 28. pii: 1060028014545038. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25070396 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Copeland LA, Sako EY, Zeber JE, Pugh MJ, Wang CP, MacCarthy AA, Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM, Lawrence VA. Mortality after cardiac or vascular operations by preexisting serious mental illness status in the Veterans Health Administration. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2014 Sep-Oct;36(5):502-8. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2014.04.003. Epub 2014 May 23. PMID: 24957928 [PubMed - in process]

Mortensen EM, Halm EA, Pugh MJ, Copeland LA, Metersky M, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Alvarez CA, Frei CR, Good C, Restrepo MI, Downs JR, Anzueto A. Association of azithromycin with mortality and cardiovascular events among older patients hospitalized with pneumonia. JAMA. 2014 Jun 4;311(21):2199-208. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.4304. PMID: 24893087 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Alvarez CA, Giuliano CA, Haase KK, Thompson KA, Frei CR, Forcade NA, Brouse SD, Mortensen EM, Bell T, Bedimo RJ, Toups NM, Hall RG 2nd. Empiric Weight-Based Vancomycin in Intensive Care Unit Patients With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24762747 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Tang VL, Halm EA, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. Predictors of rehospitalization after admission for pneumonia in the veterans affairs healthcare system. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun;9(6):379-83. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2184. Epub 2014 Mar 19. PMID: 24648401 [PubMed - in process]

Mansi I, Leuschen J, Mortensen EM. Cataracts and statin use--reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;132(3):365-6. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.75. No abstract available. PMID: 24626836 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mansi I, Leuschen J, Mortensen EM. Statin use and cataract--reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;132(3):364-5. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.40. No abstract available. PMID: 24626834 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mansi I, Leuschen J, Mortensen EM. Statins and cataract--reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;132(3):363. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.8267. No abstract available. PMID: 24626833 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Mansi I, Mortensen EM, Frei CR. Statins and musculoskeletal adverse events--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1;174(2):303-4. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12683. No abstract available. PMID: 24493610 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Wu A, Good C, Downs JR, Fine MJ, Pugh MJ, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. The association of cardioprotective medications with pneumonia-related outcomes.  PLoS One. 2014 Jan 28;9(1):e85797. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085797. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24489672 [PubMed - in process]    Free PMC Article 

Johnson CS, Frei CR, Metersky ML, Anzueto AR, Mortensen EM. Pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pulm Med. 2014 Jan 27;14:7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2466-14-7. PMID: 24468062 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article

Laserna E, Sibila O, Fernandez JF, Maselli DJ, Mortensen EM, Anzueto A, Waterer G, Restrepo MI.  Impact of macrolide therapy in patients hospitalized with Pseudomonas aeruginosa community- acquired pneumonia. Chest. 2014 May;145(5):1114-20. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-1607. PMID: 24458223 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Burden M, Mortensen EM. New ways to look at old patterns? Sequence analysis to analyze patterns of clinical stability in community-acquired pneumonia. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Apr;29(4):554-5. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2760-2. No abstract available. PMID: 24430930 [PubMed - in process]

Pruitt SL, Leonard T, Zhang S, Schootman M, Halm EA, Gupta S. Physicians, clinics, and neighborhoods: multiple levels of influence on colorectal cancer screening. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul;23(7):1346-55. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1130. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PMID: 24732630 [PubMed - in process]

Schootman M, Lian M, Pruitt SL, Deshpande AD, Hendren S, Mutch M, Jeffe DB, Davidson N. Hospital and geographic variability in thirty-day all-cause mortality following colorectal cancer surgery. Health Serv Res. 2014 Aug;49(4):1145-64. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12171a. Epub 2014 Mar 27. PMID: 24673560 [PubMed - in process]

de Vries S, Jeffe DB, Pruitt SL, Davidson NO, Schootman M. Patient, hospital, and geographic disparities associated with comanagement during hospitalization for colorectal cancer surgery. J Hosp Med. 2014 Apr;9(4):226-31. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2161. Epub 2014 Feb 3. PMID: 24493477 [PubMed - in process]

Makris UE, Abrams RC, Gurland B, Reid MC. Management of persistent pain in the older patient: a clinical review. JAMA. 2014 Aug 27;312(8):825-36. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.9405. PMID: 25157726 [PubMed - in process]

Makris UE, Melhado T, Lee SC, Hamann HA, Walke LM, Gill TM, Fraenkel L. Illness representations of restricting back pain: the older Person’s perspective. Pain Med. 2014 Jun;15(6):938-46. Epub 2014 Feb 20.PMID: 25075398 [PubMed - in process]

Solow EB, Kazi S, Makris UE. Update in rheumatology: evidence published in 2013. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Aug 5;161(3):200-4. doi: 10.7326/M14-0287. No abstract available.  PMID: 24722650 [PubMed - in process] 

Makris UE, Fraenkel L, Han L, Leo-Summers L, Gill TM. Risk factors for restricting back pain in older persons. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014 Jan;15(1):62-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2013.09.013. Epub 2013 Nov 15. PMID: 24239445 [PubMed - in process]

Yang C, Xu M, Xuan L, Jiang X, Huang M. Identification and expression analysis of twenty ARF genes in Populus. Gene. 2014 Jul 10;544(2):134-44. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.04.067. Epub 2014 Apr 29.  PMID: 24786213 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Lin JJ, Lake J, Wall MM, Berman AR, Salazar-Schicchi J, Powell C, Keller SM, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Association of patient-provider communication domains with lung cancer treatment. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Sep;9(9):1249-54. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000281. PMID: 25122421 [PubMed - in process]

Dalton-Fitzgerald E, Tiro J, Kandunoori P, Halm EA, Yopp A, Singal AG. Practice Patterns and Attitudes of Primary Care Providers and Barriers to Surveillance of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jul 11. pii: S1542-3565(14)00987-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.06.031. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25019694 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Tiro JA, Kamineni A, Levin TR, Zheng Y, Schottinger JS, Rutter CM, Corley DA, Skinner CS, Chubak J, Doubeni CA, Halm EA, Gupta S, Wernli KJ, Klabunde C. The colorectal cancer screening process in community settings: a conceptual model for the population -based research optimizing screening through personalized regimens consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul;23(7):1147-58. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1217. Epub 2014 Jun 10. PMID: 24917182 [PubMed - in process]

Mortensen EM, Halm EA, Pugh MJ, Copeland LA, Metersky M, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Alvarez CA, Frei CR, Good C, Restrepo MI, Downs JR, Anzueto A. Association of azithromycin with mortality and cardiovascular events among older patients hospitalized with pneumonia. JAMA. 2014 Jun 4;311(21):2199-208. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.4304. PMID: 24893087 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Federman AD, Wolf MS, Sofianou A, Martynenko M, O'Connor R, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Self-management behaviors in older adults with asthma: associations with health literacy. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 May;62(5):872-9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12797. Epub 2014 Apr 29.  PMID: 24779482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Pruitt SL, Leonard T, Zhang S, Schootman M, Halm EA, Gupta S. Physicians, clinics, and neighborhoods: multiple levels of influence on colorectal cancer screening.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Jul;23(7):1346-55. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-1130. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PMID: 24732630 [PubMed - in process]

Lin JJ, Mhango G, Wall MM, Lurslurchachai L, Bond KT, Nelson JE, Berman AR, Salazar-Schicchi J, Powell C, Keller SM, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Cultural factors associated with racial disparities in lung cancer care. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 May;11(4):489-95. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201402-055OC. PMID: 24701981 [PubMed - in process]

Tang VL, Halm EA, Fine MJ, Johnson CS, Anzueto A, Mortensen EM. Predictors of rehospitalization after admission for pneumonia in the veterans affairs healthcare system. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun;9(6):379-83. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2184. Epub 2014 Mar 19. PMID: 24648401 [PubMed - in process]

Rhodes RL, Tindall K, Xuan L, Paulk ME, Halm EA. Communication About Advance Directives and End-of-Life Care Options Among Internal Medicine Residents. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24418692 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Brinker S, Pandey A, Ayers C, Price A, Raheja P, Arbique D, Das SR, Halm EA, Kaplan NM, Vongpatanasin W. Therapeutic drug monitoring facilitates blood pressure control in resistant hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 4;63(8):834-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.067. Epub 2013 Dec 4. No abstract available. PMID: 24315901 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Federman AD, Wolf MS, Sofianou A, O'Conor R, Martynenko M, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Asthma outcomes are poor among older adults with low health literacy. J Asthma. 2014 Mar;51(2):162-7. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2013.852202. Epub 2013 Nov 14. PMID: 24102556 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2013

Bowen ME, Bosworth HB, Roumie CL. Blood pressure control in a hypertension telemedicine intervention: Does distance to primary care matter? The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. In press.

Mansi I, Frei CR, Pugh MJ, Mortensen EM. Psychologic disorders and statin use: a propensity score-matched analysis. Pharmacotherapy. 2013 Jun;33(6):615-26. doi: 10.1002/phar.1272.

Ristvedt SL, Pruitt SL, Trinkaus KM. Appraisal of emerging symptoms of colorectal cancer: associations with dispositional, demographic, and tumor characteristics. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2013 May 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Pruitt SL, Harzke AJ, Davidson NO, Schootman M. Do diagnostic and treatment delays for colorectal cancer increase risk of death? Cancer Causes Control. 2013 May;24(5):961-77. doi: 10.1007/s10552-013-0172-6. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Lemay AC, Anzueto A, Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM. Predictors of Long-term Mortality After Severe Sepsis in the Elderly. American Journal of Medical Science. 2013 May 17. [Epub ahead of print].

Pugh MJ, Marcum ZA, Copeland LA, Mortensen EM, Zeber JE, Noël PH, Berlowitz DR, Downs JR, Good CB, Alvarez C, Amuan ME, Hanlon JT. The Quality of Quality Measures: HEDIS® Quality Measures for Medication Management in the Elderly and Outcomes Associated with New Exposure. Drugs & Aging. 2013 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Krauskopf KA, Sofianou A, Goel MS, Wolf MS, Wilson EA, Martynenko ME, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Feldman JM, Federman AD, Wisnivesky JP. Depressive symptoms, low adherence, and poor asthma outcomes in the elderly. Journal of Asthma. 2013 Apr;50(3):260-6. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2012.757779.

Bowen ME, Neuhauser D. Understanding and Managing Variation: 3 Different Perspectives. Implementation Science. 2013 April 19; 8(Suppl 1):S1

Sibila O, Mortensen EM, Anzueto A, Laserna E, Restrepo MI. Prior Cardiovascular disease increases long-term mortality in COPD patients with pneumonia. European Respiratory Journal. 2013 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Bowen ME, Cavanaugh KL, Wolff K, Davis D, Gregory B, Rothman RL. Numeracy and dietary intake in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2013 Mar-Apr;39(2):240-7. doi:10.1177/0145721713475841.

Federman AD, Wolf M, Sofianou A, Wilson EA, Martynenko M, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. The association of health literacy with illness and medication beliefs among older adults with asthma. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013 Mar 20. doi:pii: S0738-3991(13)00084-0. 10.1016/j.pec.2013.02.013. [Epub ahead of print]

Sigel K, Mhango G, Cohen J, Halm EA, Mandeli J, Strauss G, Wisnivesky J. Outcomes after adjuvant platinum-based chemotherapy in elderly NSCLC patients with T4 disease. Annals of Surgical Oncolology. 2013 Mar;20(3):1013-9. doi: 10.1245/s10434-012-2717-4.

T Chien LC, Schootman M, Pruitt SL. The modifying effect of patient location on stage-specific survival following colorectal cancer using geosurvival models. Cancer Causes & Control. 2013 Mar;24(3):473-84. doi: 10.1007/s10552-012-0134-4

Klier CM, Grylli C, Amon S, Fiala C, Weizmann-Henelius G, Pruitt SL, Putkonen H. Is the introduction of anonymous delivery associated with a reduction of high neonaticide rates in Austria? A retrospective study. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2013 Mar;120(4):428-34. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12099.

Alvarez CA, Clark CA, Zhang S, Halm EA, Shannon JJ, Girod CE, Cooper L, Amarasingham R. Predicting out of intensive care unit cardiopulmonary arrest or death using electronic medical record data. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2013 Feb 27;13:28. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-13-28.

Calvillo-King L, Arnold D, Eubank KJ, Lo M, Yunyongying P, Stieglitz H, Halm EA. Impact of social factors on risk of readmission or mortality in pneumonia and heart failure: systematic review. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Feb;28(2):269-82. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2235-x.

Magulick JP, Frei CR, Ali SK, Mortensen EM, Pugh MJ, Oramasionwu CU, Daniels KR, Mansi IA. The Effect of Statin Therapy on the Incidence of Infections: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis. American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2013 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Bergamo C, Lin JJ, Smith C, Lurslurchachai L, Halm EA, Powell CA, Berman A, Schicchi JS, Keller SM, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Evaluating beliefs associated with late-stage lung cancer presentation in minorities. Journal of Thoracic Oncolology. 2013 Jan;8(1):12-8. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3182762ce4.