The Meyers Primary Care Institute (MPCI) was established in 1996, as a joint endeavor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Reliant Medical Group (previously Fallon Clinic), and Fallon Community Health Plan. The MPCI is committed to research across the lifespan, from childhood to advanced age. We conduct population-based research to inform policy and practice, promoting evidence-based care for the benefit of our community, and beyond. Our team is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of investigators and educators, who focus on the following topic areas: Patient safety and quality improvement; Communication in healthcare; Organization and delivery of healthcare; Healthcare policy; Epidemiology of chronic diseases; Pharmacoepidemiology and medication safety; Comparative effectiveness research.

The Meyers Primary Care Institute honors the memory of Dr. John Meyers, who served as President of Fallon Clinic from 1966-1982, and President of Fallon Community Health Plan from 1976-1985. He was an esteemed member of the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Meyers was highly regarded as a physician leader, a caring clinician, a well-respected scholar, and an accomplished artist.

This collection showcases journal articles and other publications and presentations authored by Meyers faculty.

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Publications from 2014

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Guideline concordance of testing for hyperkalemia and kidney dysfunction during initiation of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure, Larry A. Allen, Susan M. Shetterly, Pamela N. Peterson, Jerry H. Gurwitz, David H. Smith, David W. Brand, Diane L. Fairclough, John S. Rumsfeld, Frederick A. Masoudi, and David J. Magid

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Preoperative Pain and Function Profiles Reflect Consistent TKA Patient Selection Among US Surgeons, David Ayers, Wenjun Li, Leslie Harrold, Jeroan J. Allison, and Patricia D. Franklin

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Time to standardize and broaden the criteria of acute coronary syndrome symptom presentations in women, John G. Canto, Elizabeth A. Canto, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Effects of a modified Hospital Elder Life Program on frailty in individuals undergoing major elective abdominal surgery, Cheryl Chia-Hui Chen, Chiung-Nien Chen, I-Rue Lai, Guan-Hua Huang, Jane S. Saczynski, and Sharon K. Inouye

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The modified Hospital Elder Life Program: adapting a complex intervention for feasibility and scalability in a surgical setting, Cheryl Chia-Hui Chen, Jane S. Saczynski, and Sharon K. Inouye

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Health Information-Seeking on Behalf of Others: Characteristics of "Surrogate Seekers", Sarah L. Cutrona, Kathleen M. Mazor, Sana N. Vieux, Tana M. Luger, Julie E. Volkman, and Lila J. Rutten

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The Epidemic of the 20 Century: Coronary Heart Disease, James E. Dalen, Joseph S. Alpert, Robert J. Goldberg, and Ronald S. Weinstein

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Trends in stroke rates, risk, and outcomes in the United States, 1988 to 2008, Margaret C. Fang, Marcelo Coca Perraillon, Kaushik Ghosh, David M. Cutler, and Allison B. Rosen

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Hospital-level variation in use of cardiovascular testing for adults with incident heart failure: findings from the cardiovascular research network heart failure study, Steven A. Farmer, Justin Lenzo, David J. Magid, Jerry H. Gurwitz, David H. Smith, Grace Hsu, Sue Hee Sung, and Alan S. Go

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Factors Associated with Ordering Laboratory Monitoring of High-Risk Medications, Shira H. Fischer, Jennifer Tjia, George W. Reed, Daniel J. Peterson, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Terry S. Field

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Individual and composite study endpoints: separating the wheat from the chaff, Robert J. Goldberg, Joel M. Gore, Bruce A. Barton, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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The exclusion of older people from participation in cardiovascular trials, Jerry H. Gurwitz

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An electronic health record-based intervention to increase follow-up office visits and decrease rehospitalization in older adults, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Terry S. Field, Jessica Ogarek, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Leslie R. Harrold, Shawn J. Gagne, Peggy Preusse, Jennifer L. Donovan, Abir O. Kanaan, George W. Reed, and Lawrence D. Garber

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Development and evaluation of a risk communication curriculum for medical students, Paul K. J. Han, Katherine Joekes, Glyn Elwyn, Kathleen M. Mazor, Richard Thomson, Philip Sedgwick, Judith Ibison, and John B. Wong

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Galectin 3 and incident atrial fibrillation in the community, Jennifer E. Ho, Xiaoyan Yin, Daniel Levy, Ramachandran S. Vasan, Jared W. Magnani, Patrick T. Ellinor, David D. McManus, Steven A. Lubitz, Martin G. Larson, and Emelia J. Benjamin

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Delirium in elderly people--authors'reply, Sharon K. Inouye, Rudi G.J. Westendorp, Jane S. Saczynski, Eyal Y. Kimchi, and Alycia A. Cleinman

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Incident comorbidities and all-cause mortality among 5-year survivors of Stage I and II breast cancer diagnosed at age 65 or older: a prospective-matched cohort study, Jennifer H. Jordan, Soe Soe Thwin, Timothy L. Lash, Diana S.M. Buist, Terry S. Field, Reina Haque, Pamala A. Pawloski, Hans V. Petersen, Marianne N. Prout, Virginia P. Quinn, Marianne Ulcickas Yood, Rebecca A. Silliman, and Ann M. Geiger

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Elastic compression stockings fail to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome after a first deep vein thrombosis, Abir O. Kanaan

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Quality measure attainment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, Marie-Helene Lafeuille, Amanda M. Grittner, Jonathan Gravel, Robert A. Bailey, Silas Martin, Lawrence D. Garber, Mei Sheng Duh, and Patrick Lefebvre

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Use of mechanical ventilation by patients with and without dementia, 2001 through 2011, Tara Lagu, Marya D. Zilberberg, Jennifer Tjia, Penelope S. Pekow, and Peter K. Lindenauer

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Comprehensive evaluation of the incidence of late effects in 5-year survivors of breast cancer, Timothy L. Lash, Soe Soe Thwin, Marianne Ulcickas Yood, Ann M. Geiger, Jaclyn Bosco, Virginia P. Quinn, Terry S. Field, Pamala A. Pawloski, and Rebecca A. Silliman

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Gene expression and genetic variation in human atria, Honghuang Lin, Elena V. Dolmatova, Michael P. Morley, Kathryn L. Lunetta, David D. McManus, Jared W. Magnani, Kenneth B. Margulies, Hakon Hakonarson, Federica del Monte, Emelia J. Benjamin, Thomas P. Cappola, and Patrick T. Ellinor

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Targeted sequencing in candidate genes for atrial fibrillation: The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Targeted Sequencing Study, Honghuang Lin, Moritz F. Sinner, David D. McManus, Patrick T. Ellinor, Emelia J. Benjamin, and CHARGE Atrial Fibrillation Working Group

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Whole blood gene expression and atrial fibrillation: the Framingham Heart Study, Honghuang Lin, Xiaoyan Yin, Kathryn L. Lunetta, Josee Dupuis, David D. McManus, Steven A. Lubitz, Jared W. Magnani, Roby Joehanes, Peter J. Munson, Martin G. Larson, Daniel Levy, Patrick T. Ellinor, and Emelia J. Benjamin

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Novel genetic markers associate with atrial fibrillation risk in Europeans and Japanese, Steven A. Lubitz and David D. McManus

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Genetic Loci associated with atrial fibrillation: relation to left atrial structure in the Framingham Heart Study, Jared W. Magnani, Xiaoyan Yin, David D. McManus, Michael L. Chuang, Susan Cheng, Steven A. Lubitz, Garima Arora, Warren J. Manning, Patrick T. Ellinor, and Emelia J. Benjamin

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Relations between circulating microRNAs and atrial fibrillation: data from the Framingham Offspring Study, David D. McManus, Honghuang Lin, Kahraman Tanriverdi, Michael Quercio, Xiaoyan Yin, Martin G. Larson, Patrick T. Ellinor, Daniel Levy, Jane E. Freedman, and Emelia J. Benjamin

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Decision-making under uncertainty in advanced heart failure, Theo E. Meyer, MIchael S. Kiernan, David D. McManus, and Jeffrey Shih

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Genome-wide association study of proneness to anger, Eric O. Mick, James J. McGough, Curtis K. Deutsch, Jean A. Frazier, David N. Kennedy, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Sex differences in clinical characteristics, hospital management practices, and in-hospital outcomes in patients hospitalized in a vietnamese hospital with a first acute myocardial infarction, Hoa L. Nguyen, Duc Anh Ha, Dat Tuan Phan, Quang Ngoc Nguyen, Viet Lan Nguyen, Nguyen Hanh Nguyen, Ha Nguyen, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Milestones of critical thinking: a developmental model for medicine and nursing, Klara K. Papp, Grace C. Huang, Laurie M. Lauzon Clabo, Dianne Delva, Melissa A. Fischer, Lyuba Konopasek, Richard M. Schwartzstein, and Maryellen Gusic

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Venous thromboembolism in patients with prior stroke, Gregory Piazza, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, Aimee R. Kroll-Desrosiers, Robert J. Goldberg, Catherine Emery, and Frederick A. Spencer

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Providers' perceptions of communication breakdowns in cancer care, Carolyn D. Prouty, Kathleen M. Mazor, Sarah M. Greene, Douglas W. Roblin, Cassandra L. Firneno, Celeste A. Lemay, Brandi E. Robinson, and Thomas H. Gallagher

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The need for PGY2-trained clinical pharmacy specialists, Kelly R. Ragucci, Cindy L. O'Bryant, Kristin Bova Campbell, Marcia L. Buck, William E. Dager, Jennifer L. Donovan, Kayleigh Emerson, Paul O. Gubbins, Robert J. Haight, Cynthia Jackevicius, John E. Murphy, and Emily Prohaska

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Systematic review of the use of online questionnaires of older adults, Meegan L. Remillard, Kathleen M. Mazor, Sarah L. Cutrona, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Jennifer Tjia

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Relation between soluble ST2, growth differentiation factor-15, and high-sensitivity troponin I and incident atrial fibrillation, Michiel Rienstra, Xiaoyan Yin, Martin G. Larson, Joao D. Fontes, Jared W. Magnani, David D. McManus, Elizabeth L. McCabe, Erin E. Coglianese, Michael Amponsah, Jennifer E. Ho, James L. Januzzi Jr., Kai C. Wollert, Michael G. Fradley, Ramachandran S. Vasan, Patrick T. Ellinor, Thomas J. Wang, and Emelia J. Benjamin

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A tale of two methods: chart and interview methods for identifying delirium, Jane S. Saczynski, Cyrus M. Kosar, Guoquan Xu, Margaret R. Puelle, Eva Schmitt, Richard N. Jones, Edward R. Marcantonio, Bonnie Wong, Ilean Isaza, and Sharon K. Inouye

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Colonoscopy--don't want to be sedated, Barry G. Saver

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Inaccurate risk perceptions and individualized risk estimates by patients with type 2 diabetes, Barry G. Saver, Kathleen M. Mazor, J. Lee Hargraves, and Marcela Hayes

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B-type natriuretic peptide and C-reactive protein in the prediction of atrial fibrillation risk: the CHARGE-AF Consortium of community-based cohort studies, Moritz F. Sinner, Emelia J. Benjamin, Alvaro Alonso, and David D. McManus

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Venous thromboembolism in older adults: A community-based study, Frederick A. Spencer, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Sam Schulman, Lori-Ann Linkins, Mark A. Crowther, Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, Agnes Y. Y. Lee, Jane S. Saczynski, Sonia Anand, Darleen M. Lessard, Catherine Emery, Wei Huang, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Decade-long trends in the characteristics, management and hospital outcomes of diabetic patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, Mayra Tisminetzky, Samuel W. Joffe, David D. McManus, Chad E. Darling, Joel M. Gore, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Darleen M. Lessard, and Robert J. Goldberg

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30-year trends in patient characteristics, treatment practices, and long-term outcomes of adults aged 35 to 54 years hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, Mayra Tisminetzky, David D. McManus, Joel M. Gore, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Andrew H. Coles, Darleen M. Lessard, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Antipsychotic use in nursing homes varies by psychiatric consultant, Jennifer Tjia, Terry S. Field, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Michelle Pandolfi, Ann Spenard, Shih-Yieh Ho, Abir O. Kanaan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Becky A. Briesacher

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RE: Drug risk assessment and data reuse, Sengwee Toh, Jerry Avorn, Ralph B. D'Agostino, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Bruce M. Psaty, Kenneth J. Rothman, Kenneth G. Saag, Miriam C.J.M. Sturkenboom, Jan P. Vandenbroucke, Almut G. Winterstein, and Brian L. Strom

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Effect of pegloticase on renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease: a post hoc subgroup analysis of 2 randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 clinical trials, Robert A. Yood, Faith D. Ottery, William Irish, and Marsha Wolfson

Publications from 2013

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Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium, Alvaro Alonso, David D. McManus, and CHARGE‐AF Consortium

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Adolescent and young adult understanding of the differences between chlamydia, HIV, and AIDS, James G. Anderson, Celeste A. Lemay, Louise S. Maranda, and Diane R. Blake

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Validity of health plan and birth certificate data for pregnancy research, Susan E. Andrade, Pamela E. Scott, Robert L. Davis, De-Kun Li, Darios Getahun, T. Craig Cheetham, Marsha A. Raebel, Sengwee Toh, Sascha Dublin, Pamala Pawloski, Tarek A. Hammad, Sarah J. Beaton, David H. Smith, Inna Dashevsky, Katherine Haffenreffer, and William O. Cooper

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Validity of diagnostic codes and prevalence of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in a managed care population, 1996-2009, Maryam M. Asgari, Jashin J. Wu, Joel M. Gelfand, Craig Salman, Jeffrey R. Curtis, Leslie R. Harrold, and Lisa J. Herrinton

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The Prevalence and Trends of Antiviral Medication Use During Pregnancy in the US: A Population-Based Study of 664,297 Deliveries in 2001-2007, Lyndsay A. Avalos, Hong Chen, Chunmei Yang, Susan E. Andrade, William O. Cooper, T. Craig Cheetham, Robert L. Davis, Sascha Dublin, Tarek A. Hammad, Sigal Kaplan, Pamala Pawloski, Marsha A. Raebel, Pamela E. Scott, David H. Smith, Sengwee Toh, and De-Kun Li

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Young patients hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome, Hamza H. Awad, David D. McManus, Frederick A. Anderson Jr., Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Trends in Medical Error Education: Are We Failing Our Residents, Corey K. Bradley, Melissa A. Fischer, and Kathleen E. Walsh

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Using Medicare Part D Data for Research, Becky A. Briesacher

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A critical review of methods to evaluate the impact of FDA regulatory actions, Becky A. Briesacher, Stephen B. Soumerai, Fang Zhang, Sengwee Toh, Susan E. Andrade, Joann L. Wagner, Azadeh Shoaibi, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Antipsychotic use among nursing home residents, Becky A. Briesacher, Jennifer Tjia, Terry S. Field, Daniel J. Peterson, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Long-term surveillance mammography and mortality in older women with a history of early stage invasive breast cancer, Diana S. M. Buist, Jaclyn L. F. Bosco, Rebecca A. Silliman, Heather Taffet Gold, Terry S. Field, Marianne Ulcickas Yood, Virginia P. Quinn, Marianne N. Prout, Timothy L. Lash, and Breast Cancer Outcomes in Older Women (BOW) Investigators

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Midlife physical activity preserves lower extremity function in older adults: age gene/environment susceptibility-Reykjavik study, Milan Chang, Jane S. Saczynski, Jon Snaedal, Sigurbjorn Bjornsson, Bjorn Einarsson, Melissa E. Garcia, Thor Aspelund, Kristine Siggeirsdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason, Lenore J. Launer, Tamara B. Harris, and Palmi V. Jonsson

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The impact of cardiac and noncardiac comorbidities on the short-term outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a population-based perspective, Han-Yang Chen, Jane S. Saczynski, David D. McManus, Darleen M. Lessard, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Kate L. Lapane, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Health Information Seeking on Behalf of Others: Characteristics of ‘Surrogate Seekers’, Sarah L. Cutrona, Kathleen M. Mazor, Sana Naveed, Tama M. Luger, Julie E. Volkman, and Lila J. Rutten

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Adult Willingness to Use Email and Social Media for Peer-to-Peer Cancer Screening Communication: Quantitative Interview Study, Sarah L. Cutrona, Douglas W. Roblin, Joann L. Wagner, Bridget Gaglio, Andrew E. Williams, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Terry S. Field, and Kathleen M. Mazor

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Validation of acute myocardial infarction in the Food and Drug Administration's Mini-Sentinel program, Sarah L. Cutrona, Sengwee Toh, Aarthi Iyer, Sarah Foy, Gregory W. Daniel, Vinit P. Nair, Daniel Ng, Melissa G. Butler, Denise M. Boudreau, Susan Forrow, Robert J. Goldberg, Joel M. Gore, David D. McManus, Judith A. Racoosin, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Pass This Message Along: Self-edited Email Messages Promoting Colon Cancer Screening among Friends and Family, Sarah L. Cutrona, Joann L. Wagner, Douglas W. Roblin, Bridget Gaglio, Andrew E. Williams, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, and Kathleen M. Mazor

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Who Opens Alerts to Physicians? (And Who Doesn’t?), Terry S. Field, Hassan Fouayzi, Sarah L. Cutrona, Shawn J. Gagne, Jessica Ogarek, Devi Sundaresan, and Lawrence D. Garber

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Intervention to Reduce Adverse Outcomes among Older Adults Discharged from Skilled Nursing Facilities to Home, Terry S. Field, Jessica Ogarek, Abir O. Kanaan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Peggy Preusse, Devi Sundaresan, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Nationwide Trends in Cardiovascular Disease Spending among the Elderly, 2000-2009, Hassan Fouayzi and Allison B. Rosen

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IDEAS for a healthy baby--reducing disparities in use of publicly reported quality data: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial, Sarah L. Goff, Penelope S. Pekow, Katharine O. White, Tara Lagu, Kathleen M. Mazor, and Peter K. Lindenauer

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Greater knowledge and appreciation of commonly-used research study designs, Robert J. Goldberg, David D. McManus, and Jeroan J. Allison

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A case-control study of physical activity patterns and risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction, Jian Gong, Hannia Campos, Joseph Mark A. Fiecas, Stephen T. McGarvey, Robert J. Goldberg, Caroline Richardson, and Ana Baylin

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Reducing Rehospitalizations through Automated Alerts to Primary Care Providers and Staff When Older Patients are Discharged from the Hospital: A Randomized Trial, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Terry S. Field, Jessica Ogarek, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Leslie R. Harrold, Jennifer L. Donovan, Abir O. Kanaan, Shawn J. Gagne, Peggy Preusse, and Lawrence D. Garber

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Contemporary Prevalence and Correlates of Incident Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, Jerry H. Gurwitz, David J. Magid, David H. Smith, Robert J. Goldberg, David D. McManus, Larry A. Allen, Jane S. Saczynski, Micah L. Thorp, Grace Hsu, Sue Hee Sung, and Alan S. Go

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Cognitive change in heart failure: a systematic review, Alexandra M. Hajduk, Catarina I. Kiefe, Sharina D. Person, Joel M. Gore, and Jane S. Saczynski

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Cognitive Status, Initiation of Lifestyle Changes and Medication Adherence after Acute Coronary Syndrome: TRACE-CORE (Transitions, Risks, and Actions in Coronary Events- Center for Outcomes Research and Education), Alexandra M. Hajduk, Catarina I. Kiefe, Molly E. Waring, Joel M. Gore, Sharina D. Person, David D. McManus, and Jane S. Saczynski

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Cognitive impairment and self-care in heart failure, Alexandra M. Hajduk, Stephenie C. Lemon, David D. McManus, Darleen M. Lessard, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Frederick A. Spencer, Robert J. Goldberg, and Jane S. Saczynski

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Building bridges: future directions for medical error disclosure research, Annegret F. Hannawa, Howard Beckman, Kathleen M. Mazor, Norbert Paul, and Joanne V. Ramsey

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New developments in gout, Leslie R. Harrold

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Cost-related Medication Nonadherence in Older Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Leslie R. Harrold, Becky A. Briesacher, Daniel J. Peterson, Ashley J. Beard, Jeanne M. Madden, Fang Zhang, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Stephen B. Soumerai

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Primary care providers' knowledge, beliefs and treatment practices for gout: results of a physician questionnaire, Leslie R. Harrold, Kathleen M. Mazor, Amarie Negron, Jessica Ogarek, Cassandra L. Firneno, and Robert A. Yood

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Incidence and Prevalence of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Among Children in a Managed Care Population, 1996-2009, Leslie R. Harrold, Craig Salman, Stanford Shoor, Jeffrey R. Curtis, Maryam M. Asgari, Joel M. Gelfand, Jashin J. Wu, and Lisa J. Herrinton

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Association between anti-TNF-alpha therapy and interstitial lung disease, Lisa J. Herrinton, Leslie R. Harrold, Liyan Liu, Marsha A. Raebel, Ananse Taharka, Kevin L. Winthrop, Daniel H. Solomon, Jeffrey R. Curtis, James D. Lewis, and Kenneth G. Saag

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Trends in the medical management of patients with heart failure, Samuel W. Joffe, Matthew DeWolf, Jeffrey Shih, David D. McManus, Frederick A. Spencer, Darleen M. Lessard, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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Improved survival after heart failure: a community-based perspective, Samuel W. Joffe, Kristy T. Webster, David D. McManus, Michael S. Kiernan, Darleen M. Lessard, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Chad E. Darling, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

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The incident user design in comparative effectiveness research, Eric S. Johnson, Barbara A. Bartman, Becky A. Briesacher, Neil S. Fleming, Tobias Gerhard, Cynthia J. Kornegay, Parivash Nourjah, Brian Sauer, Glen Schumock, Art Sedrakyan, Til Sturmer, Suzanne L. West, and Sebastian Schneeweiss

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Methods of linking mothers and infants using health plan data for studies of pregnancy outcomes, Karin E. Johnson, Sarah J. Beaton, Susan E. Andrade, T. Craig Cheetham, Pamela E. Scott, Tarek A. Hammad, Inna Dashevsky, William O. Cooper, Robert L. Davis, Pamala Pawloski, Marsha A. Raebel, David H. Smith, Sengwee Toh, De-Kun Li, Katherine Haffenreffer, and Sascha Dublin

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Adverse drug events after hospital discharge in older adults: types, severity, and involvement of Beers Criteria Medications, Abir O. Kanaan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Nerissa P. Duchin, Terry S. Field, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Peggy Preusse, Leslie R. Harrold, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Adverse Drug Events Post-Hospital Discharge in Older Patients: Types, Severity, and Involvement of Beers Criteria Medications, Abir O. Kanaan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Nerissa P. Duchin, Terry S. Field, Jennifer Tjia, Sarah L. Cutrona, Shawn J. Gagne, Lawrence D. Garber, Peggy Preusse, Leslie R. Harrold, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Drug safety data mining with a tree-based scan statistic, Martin Kulldorff, Inna Dashevsky, Taliser R. Avery, Arnold K. Chan, Robert L. Davis, David J. Graham, Richard Platt, Susan E. Andrade, Denise M. Boudreau, Margaret J. Gunter, Lisa J. Herrinton, Pamala Pawloski, Marsha A. Raebel, Douglas W. Roblin, and Jeffrey S. Brown

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Short- and long-term risk of colorectal adenoma recurrence among whites and blacks, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Hassan Brim, Hassan Ashktorab, Robert E. Schoen, Samir Gupta, Aline Charabaty, Elaine Lanza, Duane T. Smoot, Elizabeth Platz, and Amanda J. Cross

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Factors Associated with the Risk of Adenoma Recurrence in Distal and Proximal Colon, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Chyke A. Doubeni, Paul F. Pinsky, V. Paul Doria-Rose, Pamela M. Marcus, Robert E. Schoen, Elaine Lanza, and Amanda J. Cross

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Prevalence, Trends, and Patterns of Use of Antidiabetic Medications Among Pregnant Women, 2001-2007, Jean M. Lawrence, Susan E. Andrade, Lyndsay A. Avalos, Sarah J. Beaton, Vicki Y. Chiu, Robert L. Davis, Sascha Dublin, Pamala A. Pawloski, Marsha A. Raebel, David H. Smith, Sengwee Toh, Jean Q. Wang, Sigal Kaplan, Thushi Amini, Christian Hampp, Tarek A. Hammad, Pamela E. Scott, and T. Craig Cheetham

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Understanding Antipsychotic Drug Use in the Nursing Home Setting, Celeste A. Lemay, Alice F. Bonner, Christina Compher, Terry S. Field, Jonathan Freedlander, Susan Joslin, Kathleen M. Mazor, Jennifer Tjia, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Knowledge of and perceived need for evidence-based education about antipsychotic medications among nursing home leadership and staff, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Terry S. Field, Jennifer L. Donovan, Abir O. Kanaan, Becky A. Briesacher, Sarah Foy, Leslie R. Harrold, Jerry H. Gurwitz, and Jennifer Tjia

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Dissemination of Evidence-based Atypical Antipsychotic Information to Nursing Homes, Celeste A. Lemay, Jennifer Tjia, Kathleen M. Mazor, Terry S. Field, Abir O. Kanaan, Jennifer L. Donovan, and Jerry H. Gurwitz

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Dental case manager encounters: the association with retention in dental care and treatment plan completion, Celeste A. Lemay, Carol Tobias, Amarachi A. Umez-Eronini, Carolyn J. Brown, Amanda McCluskey, Jane E. Fox, Helene Bednarsh, and Howard J. Cabral

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Validation of an algorithm to estimate gestational age in electronic health plan databases, Qian Li, Susan E. Andrade, William O. Cooper, Robert L. Davis, Sascha Dublin, Tarek A. Hammad, Pamala Pawloski, Simone P. Pinheiro, Marsha A. Raebel, Pamela E. Scott, David H. Smith, Inna Dashevsky, Katherine Haffenreffer, Karin E. Johnson, and Sengwee Toh

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Pre-hospital cardiac arrest in acute coronary syndromes: insights from the global registry of acute coronary events and the canadian registry of acute coronary events, Qin Li, Shaun G. Goodman, Raymond T. Yan, Joel M. Gore, Petr Polasek, Kevin Lai, Carolyn Baer, Robert J. Goldberg, Arnold Pinter, Kamran Ahmad, Jan M. Kornder, and Andrew T. Yan

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Atrial fibrillation patterns and risks of subsequent stroke, heart failure, or death in the community, Steven A. Lubitz, Carlee B. Moser, Lisa Sullivan, Michiel Rienstra, Joao D. Fontes, Mark L. Villalon, Manju Pai, David D. McManus, Renate B. Schnabel, Jared W. Magnani, Xiaoyan Yin, Daniel Levy, Michael J. Pencina, Martin G. Larson, Patrick T. Ellinor, and Emelia J. Benjamin

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Patients' and family members' views on patient-centered communication during cancer care, Kathleen M. Mazor, Renee L. Beard, Gwen L. Alexander, Neeraj K. Arora, Cassandra L. Firneno, Bridget Gaglio, Sarah M. Greene, Celeste A. Lemay, Brandi E. Robinson, Douglas W. Roblin, Kathleen E. Walsh, Richard L. Street Jr., and Thomas H. Gallagher

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Assessing patient-centered communication in cancer care: stakeholder perspectives, Kathleen M. Mazor, Bridget Gaglio, Larissa Nekhlyudov, Gwen L. Alexander, Azadeh Stark, Mark C. Hornbrook, Kathleen E. Walsh, Jennifer Boggs, Celeste A. Lemay, Cassandra L. Firneno, Colleen Biggins, Mary Ann Blosky, and Neeraj K. Arora

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Health Literacy and Cancer Prevention: It’s Not What You Say It’s What They Hear, Kathleen M. Mazor, Douglas W. Roblin, Andrew E. Williams, Paul J. K. Han, Mary E. Costanza, Sarah L. Cutrona, Terry S. Field, Bridget Gaglio, Joann L. Wagner, Brandi E. Robinson, and Vinutha Vijayadeva