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CHSRA staff have published many articles on various topics including long-term care, injury prevention, maternal and child health, mental health, health crises, consumer information, injury prevention, health care reimbursement and drug utilization review. A selected list of these articles is available for your review.


Provider Quality Indicators and Performance Measurement

  • Karon SL, Reilly KE, Zimmerman DR. Implications of Increasing Minimum Nurse Staffing Requirements for Nursing Facilities. (under review)
  • Xu, W., Sullivan, E., Rudolph, B.A., Bott, J., Lundberg, M.T., McBride, S. and Love, D. (2009) Consensus Building for Public Reporting on Hospital Readmission. December, National Association of Health Data Organizations.
  • Reilly KE, Mueller C, Zimmerman DR. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Nursing Home Case-Mix and Quality Demonstration: a descriptive overview. J Aging Soc Policy. 2007;19:61-76.
  • Karon SL, Lazarus JC, Holman L. Challenges and Approaches to the Identification of Traumatic Brain Injury Among Nursing Home Residents. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2007;22:350-359.
  • Buchanan JL, Murkofsky RL, O'Malley AJ, et al. Nursing home capabilities and decisions to hospitalize: a survey of medical directors and directors of nursing. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54:458-65.
  • Reilly KE, Mueller C, Zimmerman DR. A nurse-staffing taxonomy for decision making in long-term care nursing facilities. J Nurs Care Qual. 2006;21:176-86.
  • Pronovost, P.J., Thompson, D.A., Holzmueller, C.G., Dorman, T. and Rudolph, B.A. Evaluating the impact of the Leapfrog Group’s standard for intensive care unit physician staffing. Semin Anesth Perioper Med Pain. 2005; 24:50-58.
  • Mueller C, Karon SL. ANA nurse sensitive quality indicators for long-term care facilities. J Nurs Care Qual. 2004;19:39-47.
  • Elliott ME, Binkley NC, Carnes M, et al. Fracture risks for women in long-term care: high prevalence of calcaneal osteoporosis and hypovitaminosis D. Pharmacotherapy. 2003;23:702-10.
  • Zimmerman DR. Improving nursing home quality of care through outcomes data: the MDS quality indicators. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003;18:250-7.
  • Newcomer R, Swan J, Karon S, Bigelow W, Harrington C, Zimmerman D. Residential care supply and cognitive and physical problem case mix in nursing homes. J Aging Health. 2001;13:217-47.
  • Harrington C, Zimmerman D, Karon SL, Robinson J, Beutel P. Nursing home staffing and its relationship to deficiencies. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2000;55:S278-87.
  • Harrington C, Kovner C, Mezey M, et al. Experts recommend minimum nurse staffing standards for nursing facilities in the United States. Gerontologist. 2000;40:5-16.
  • Karon SL, Sainfort F, Zimmerman DR. Stability of nursing home quality indicators over time. Med Care. 1999;37:570-9.
  • Karon SL, Zimmerman DR. Nursing home quality indicators and quality improvement initiatives. Top Health Inf Manage. 1998;18:46-58.
  • Zimmerman DR, Jewell KE, Karon SL. Using resident assessment data to improve nutritional care in nursing homes: the power of information. Nutrition. 1998;14:410-5.
  • Maxwell C, Zimmerman DR, Karon SL, Sainfort F. Estimating quality indicators for chronic care from the MDS 2.0: Risk adjustment issues and concerns. Canadian J Quality in Health Care . 1998;14:4-13.
  • Zimmerman DR. The Power of Information: Using Resident Assessment Data to Assure and Improve the Quality of Nursing Home Care. 1997-1998;21:52-56.
  • Arling G, Karon SL, Sainfort F, Zimmerman DR, Ross R. Risk adjustment of nursing home quality indicators. Gerontologist. 1997;37:757-66.
  • Hill, C.A., Winfrey, K.L., and Rudolph, B.A. (1997) ‘Best Hospitals’: A Description of the Methodology for the Index of Hospital Quality, Inquiry, 34 (Spring), 80-90.
  • Karon SL. Nursing Home Quality Indicators: The Power of Information. Spectrum: Newsletter of the Long Term Care Section of the Am Health Information Mgmt Assn. 1997;11:1-6.
  • Phillips CD, Zimmerman D, Bernabei R, Jonsson PV. Using the Resident Assessment Instrument for quality enhancement in nursing homes. Age Ageing. 1997;26 Suppl 2:77-81.
  • Sainfort F, Zimmerman DR, Karon SL. in G Salvendy, MJ Smith, RJ Koubek, (eds), The nursing home industry in the U.S. assessing, computing and providing quality of care information to multiple users, Design of Computing Systems: Cognitive Considerations. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1997, pp 765-768. Simultaneously published in Proc of the 7th Int'l Conf on Human-Computer Interaction, San Francisco, CA. August 24-29, 1997.
  • Lipowski EE, Bigelow WE. Data linkages for research on outcomes of long-term care. Gerontologist. 1996;36:441-7.
  • Sainfort F, Becker M, Diamond R. Judgments of quality of life of individuals with severe mental disorders: Patient self-report versus provider perspectives. Am J Psychiatry. 1996;153:497-502.
  • Karon SL, Zimmerman DR. Using indicators to structure quality improvement initiatives in long-term care. Qual Manag Health Care. 1996;4:54-66.
  • Gustafson DH. Incentives to promote quality improvement in long-term care. Quality Mgmt in Health Care . 1996;4:1-14.
  • Murphy KM, Morris JN, Fries B, Zimmerman DR. The Resident Assessment Instrument: Implications for quality, reimbursement, and research. Generations. 1995;19:43-46.
  • Zimmerman DR, Karon SL, Arling G, et al. Development and testing of nursing home quality indicators. Health Care Financ Rev. 1995;16:107-27.
  • Ramsay JD, Sainfort F, Zimmerman D. An empirical test of the structure, process, and outcome quality paradigm using resident-based, nursing facility assessment data. Am J Med Qual. 1995;10:63-75.
  • Gustafson DH, Hundt AS. Findings of innovation research applied to quality management principles for health care. Health Care Manage Rev. 1995;20:16-33.
  • Sainfort F, Ramsay JD, Monato H Jr. Conceptual and methodological sources of variation in the measurement of nursing facility quality: an evaluation of 24 models and an empirical study. Med Care Res Rev. 1995;52:60-87.
  • Rudolph, B.A. and Hill, C.A. (1994). A Nursing Perspective on Hospital Quality: Does It Differ From Physicians? Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Vol. 9(1), October, 57-65.
  • Ryther BJ, Zimmerman D, Kelly-Powell M. in TV Miller and MJ Rantz, (eds), Using Resident Assessment Data in Quality Monitoring. Quality Assurance for Long-Term Care: Guidelines and Procedures for Monitoring Practice. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, 1994.
  • Volicer L, Collard A, Hurley A, Bishop C, Kern D, Karon SL. Impact of special care units for patients with advanced Alzheimer's disease on patients' discomfort and costs. J Am Geriatric Society . 1994;42:597-603.
  • Zimmerman DR, Arling G, Collins TM, et al. The development, analysis, and use of resident assessment-based quality indicators. Proc 5th International Conference on Systems Science in Health-Social Services for the Elderly and the Disabled, Geneva Switzerland, 1994.
  • Becker M, Diamond R, Sainfort F. A new patient focused index for measuring quality of life in persons with severe and persistent mental illness. Qual Life Res. 1993;2:239-51.
  • Gustafson DH, Sainfort F, Johnson SW, Sateia M. Measuring quality of care in psychiatric emergencies: construction and evaluation of a Bayesian index. Health Serv Res. 1993;28:131-58.
  • Hill, C.A. and Rudolph, B.A. (1993). The Index of Hospital Quality: 1993 Survey on Best Hospitals. A report submitted to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Karlson TA, Boberg EW, Bricker E, Dypold G. Care of People with HIV Disease in Southern Wisconsin. Report to the Ryan White Care Consortium for Southern Wisconsin. 1993.
  • Gustafson DH. CQI principles in a regulatory system, Lessons learned from an early attempt to implement . QRB. 1992;18:333-339.
  • Zimmerman DR. The potential impact of new regulations and data sources on Nursing home quality of care. Conf Proc: Mechanisms of Quality: Service and Clinical Outcomes, National League of Nursing, New York, 1991.
  • Gustafson DH, Sainfort FC, Van Konigsveld R, Zimmerman DR. The Quality Assessment Index (QAI) for measuring nursing home quality. Health Serv Res. 1990;25:97-127.
  • Zimmerman DR. The screening survey: An evaluation of one approach to Nursing home quality assurance. Generations . 1989;13:(1).

Interactive Health Communications

  • Boberg EW, Neal C, Kreutz K, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Jarrard D. Interactive health communications use by men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer. J National Cancer Inst. (submitted for publication).
  • Johnson P, Owens BH, Wise M, et al. Impact of computer-based support on cardiac patient rehabilitation. Am J Preventive Medicine. (submitted and under review).
  • Wise M, in CD Ryff, RH Singer, (eds), Commentary on Ryff and Singer's "Elective affinities and uninvited agonies: Mapping emotion with significant others onto health". Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health. New York : Oxford University ; in press.
  • Rudolph, B.A., Shah, G., and Love, D. (2006) Small Numbers, Disclosure Risk, Security and Reliability Issues in Web-based Data Query Systems. J. Public Health Management Practice, 12(2), 175-182.
  • Shaw BR, Hawkins R, McTavish F, Pingree S, Gustafson DH. Effects of insightful disclosure within computer mediated support groups on women with breast cancer. Health Commun. 2006;19:133-42.
  • Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, et al. Assessing the unmet information, support and care delivery needs of men with prostate cancer. Patient Educ Couns. 2003;49:233-42.
  • Shaw BR, McTavish F, Hawkins R, Gustafson DH, Pingree S. Experiences of women with breast cancer: exchanging social support over the CHESS computer network. J Health Commun. 2000;5:135-59.
  • Wise M. Learning to live beyond a heart attack: An interpretive case study of individuals' experiences with an on-line heart disease education program. Proc of Eastern Regional Adult Education Research Conference, March 16-18, 2000. University Park, PA: Penn State University, 2000, Pp 269-274.
  • Wise M, Yun GW, Shaw B. Mapping the use of a self-directed on-line heart disease education program onto health learning outcomes: A study of post-heart attack learners. Proc of the Adult Education Research Conf, June 2-4, 2000. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia, 2000, Pp 507-512.
  • Gustafson DH, McTavish FM, Boberg E, et al. Empowering patients using computer based health support systems. Qual Health Care. 1999;8:49-56.
  • Gustafson DH, Robinson TN, Ansley D, Adler L, Brennan PF. Consumers and evaluation of interactive health communication applications. The Science Panel on Interactive Communication and Health. Am J Prev Med. 1999;16:23-9.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins R, Boberg E, et al. Impact of a patient-centered, computer-based health information/support system. Am J Prev Med. 1999;16:1-9.
  • Eng TR, Gustafson DH, Henderson J, Jimison H, Patrick K. Introduction to evaluation of interactive health communication applications. Science Panel on Interactive Communication and Health. Am J Prev Med. 1999;16:10-5.
  • Smaglik P, Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Gustafson DH, Boberg E, Bricker E. The quality of interactive computer use among HIV-infected individuals. J Health Commun. 1998;3:53-68.
  • Gustafson DH, Gustafson RH, Wackerbarth S. CHESS: Health information and decision support for patients and families. Generations. 1997;56-58.
  • Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Gustafson DH, et al. Aiding those facing health crises: The experience of the CHESS project . Health Promotion and Interactive Technology: Theoretical Applications and Future Directions. 1997;79-102.
  • Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, et al., in PF Brennan, SJ Schneider, and E Tornquist, (eds), CHESS: The Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System . Community Health Information Networks. New York: Springer-Verlag; 1997:171-188.
  • Pingree S, Hawkins RP, Gustafson DH, et al. Hopeful answers from a Computer-based health crisis system: Will the disadvantaged ride the information highway? J Broadcasting and Electronic Media . 1996;40:331-351.
  • McTavish FM, Gustafson DH, Owens BH, et al. CHESS (Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System): an interactive computer system for women with breast cancer piloted with an underserved population. J Ambul Care Manage. 1995;18:35-41.
  • Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, et al. Development, acceptance and use patterns of a computer-based education and social support system for people living with AIDS/HIV infection. Computers in Human Behavior. 1995;11:289-311.
  • Taylor JO, Gustafson DH, Hawkins R, et al. The comprehensive health enhancement support system. Qual Manag Health Care. 1994;2:36-43.
  • Pingree S, Hawkins RP, Gustafson DH, Boberg EW, Bricker E. Can computer-based communication campaigns avoid contributing to knowledge gaps? Communication and Technology Division of the International Communication Assn, Sydney, Australia. 1994.
  • McTavish FM, Gustafson DH, Owens BH, et al. CHESS: An interactive computer system for women with breast cancer piloted with an under-served population. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1994;599-603.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Boberg EW, et al. CHESS: A computer-based information and support system for people facing health-related crises and concerns. Am Medical Infomatics Assn-18th Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care. 1994.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Boberg EW, Bricker E, Pingree S, Chan CL. The use and impact of a computer-based support system for people living with AIDS and HIV infection. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1994;604-8.
  • Gustafson DH, Bosworth K, Treece C, et al. Predicting adolescent problem use of marijuana: Development and testing of a Bayesian model. Int'l J of Addictions. 1994;29:861-886.
  • Bosworth K, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP. The BARN system: Use and impact of adolescent health promotion via computer . Computers in Human Behavior. 1994;10:467-482.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Boberg EW, Bricker E, Wise M. CHESS: A computer-based system for empowering health care consumers through education and social support. Proc 1st Nat'l Conf on Consumer Health Informatics National Wellness Institute, Stevens Point, WI. 1993:17-18.
  • Pingree S, Hawkins RP, Gustafson DH, et al. Will HIV-positive people use an interactive computer system for information and support? A study of CHESS in two communities. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993;22-6.
  • Gustafson DH, Wise M, McTavish FM, et al. Development and pilot evaluation of a computer-based support system for women with breast cancer. J Psychosocial Oncology. 1993;11:69-93.
  • Gustafson DH, Bosworth K, Hawkins RP, Boberg EW, Bricker E. CHESS: a computer-based system for providing information, referrals, decision support and social support to people facing medical and other health-related crises. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1992;161-5.
  • Bosworth K, Gustafson DH. CHESS: Providing decision support for health risk behavior and improving access to health care Interface. Interface. 1991;21:93-104.

Consumer Information and Decision Making

  • Love, D., Rudolph, B.A., and Shah, G. (2008) Lessons Learned in Using Hospital Discharge Data for State and National Public Health Surveillance: Implications for CDC's Tracking Program. J. Public Health Management Practice. 14(6):533-542.
  • Booske BC, Lynch J, Riley G. Impact of Medicare managed care market withdrawal on beneficiaries. Health Care Financ Rev. 2002;24:95-115.
  • Gustafson DH, Arora NK, Nelson EC, Boberg EW. Increasing understanding of patient needs during and after hospitalization. Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 2001;27:81-92.
  • Sainfort F, Booske BC. Measuring post-decision satisfaction. Med Decis Making. 2000;20:51-61.
  • Zimmerman DR, Bowers BJ. in J Cohen-Mansfield, F Ejaz, P Werner, (eds), Satisfaction surveys and other sources of information on quality of long-term care, Satisfaction Surveys in Long-Term Care. New York: Springer Publishing Co., 2000.
  • Booske BC, Sainfort F, Hundt AS. Eliciting consumer preferences for health plans. Health Serv Res. 1999;34:839-54.
  • Lauver DR, Karon SL, Egan J, et al. Understanding lesbians' mammography utilization. Womens Health Issues. 1999;9:264-74.
  • Karon SL. Screening old lesbians for breast and cervical cancers. OutWord: Newsletter of the Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network of Am Society on Aging . 1998;5:1-6.
  • Booske BC, Sainfort F. Relation between quantitative and qualitative measures of information use . Int'l J Human-Computer Interaction. 1998;10:1-21.
  • Sainfort F, Booske BC. Role of information in consumer selection of health plans. Health Care Financ Rev. 1996;18:31-54.
  • Gustafson DH, Taylor JO, Thompson S, Chesney P. Assessing the needs of breast cancer patients and their families . Quality Mgmt in Health Care . 1993;2:6-17.
  • Karon SL, Capitman J. Sociocultural barriers to appropriate care. Proc of the 1993 Public Health Conf on Records and Statistics - DHHS Publication No. (PHS) 94-1214. 1993.

Health Care Reimbursement and Payment Systems

  • Rudolph, B.A., Booske, B.C., and Robinson, J.M. (2002) Final Report on Case Mix Adjustment 2000 CAHPS Medicare Disenrollment Reasons Survey. Project Report under CMS contract no. 500-95-0061.
  • Robinson J, Karon SL. Modeling Medicare costs of PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) populations. Health Care Financ Rev. 2000;21:149-70.
  • Jewell KE. Coverage and reimbursement for enteral feeding devices in nutrition support. Nutrition in Clinical Practice Suppl. 1998;13:S28-31.
  • Rudolph, B.A., and Miller, E. (1998). Costs of Care for Diabetes in Wisconsin Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers in 1996. Wisconsin Medical Journal, March, 55-61.
  • Gustafson DH, Helstad CP, Hung CF, Nelson G, Batalden P. The total costs of illness: a metric for health care reform. Hosp Health Serv Adm. 1995;40:154-71.
  • Arling G, Hagan S, Buhaug H. The feasibility of a public-private long-term care financing plan. Med Care. 1992;30:699-717.
  • Arling G, Buhaug H, Hagan S, Zimmerman D. Medicaid spenddown among nursing home residents in Wisconsin. Gerontologist. 1991;31:174-82.
  • Karlson TA, Sumi MD, Braucht SA. HMOs for children with special health care needs. The Public Eye. 1990;15:4-6.
  • Karlson TA, Sumi MD, Braucht SA. Satisfaction and Cost of Health Care For Children with Special Needs, The Impact of Health Maintenance Organizations on Accessibility. Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis and Center for Public Representation: Madison, WI. 1990.
  • Arling G, Zimmerman D, Updike L. Nursing home case mix in Wisconsin. Findings and policy implications. Med Care. 1989;27:164-81.
  • Miller RU, Zimmerman DR. Health maintenance organizations and physicians: impact and response. J Med Pract Manage. 1987;3:17-21.
  • Miller RU, Zimmerman DR. Changes in the financing and structure of health care delivery: Professional staff response. Proc Industrial Relations Research Assn Annual Meeting. 1986.

Health Information Technology

  • Love, D., Davis, R., Rudolph, B.A. and Fogg, R. “ Implementing an Emergency Department Data System in Washington State.” Contract Report for State of Washington Department of Health.February 2007.
  • Rudolph, B.A. and Love, D. “Adding Clinical Data Elements to Administrative Data for Hospital-Level Reporting: A Synthesis.” Contract Number 233-02-0088; Task Order #13; Agency for Health Care Research and Quality. February 2007.
  • Welch, W.P., Rudolph, B.A., Blewett, L.A., Parente, S.T., Brach, C., and Love, D. (2006) Management Tools for Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, October-December, Vol. 29, Number 4, 272-282.
  • Sittig, D.F., Shiffman, R., Leonard, K., Friedman, C., Rudolph, B. A., Hripcsak, G., Adams,L., and L.C. Kleinman. (2005). A Draft Framework for Measuring Progress towards the Development of a National Healthcare Information Infrastructure. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 5:14.
  • Welch, W.P., Harmon, R.G., Shah, M., Love, D., Rudolph, B.A., Blewett, L.A., Johnson, K., and Parente, S.T. (2005). Management Tools for Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): An Assessment Focusing on the Use of Administrative Data on Ambulatory Care. Contract No. 290-00-0012, Task#10, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality.

Injury Prevention and Outcomes Research

  • Karlson TA; Public Safety, in H Henderson, J Lickerman, P Flynn, (eds), Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators. Bethesda, MD: Calvert Group; 2000.
  • Bigelow WE. Health-related outcomes associated with lack of seat belt use in vehicular crashes, Wisconsin, 1994-96. Traffic Safety Reporter. 1999.
  • Karlson TA, Bigelow WE, Beutel P. Serious lower extremity injuries from motor vehicle crashes, Wisconsin 1991-94. National Highway Traffic Safety Admin DOT HS 808 791:1-11. 1998.
  • Karlson TA, Hargarten SW. Reducing Firearm Injury and Death: A Public Health Sourcebook on Guns. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press; 1997:172: pp ill.
  • Karlson TA, Quade C, Florey M. Nonfatal motor vehicle crash injuries: Wisconsin's experience with linked data systems. Wis Med J. 1996;95:301-4.
  • Hargarten SW, Karlson TA, O'Brien M, Hancock J, Quebbeman E. Characteristics of firearms involved in fatalities. JAMA. 1996;275:42-5.
  • Hargarten SW, Karlson T, Vernick JS, Aprahamian C. Motorboat propeller injuries in Wisconsin: enumeration and prevention. J Trauma. 1994;37:187-90.
  • Head injuries associated with motorcycle use--Wisconsin, 1991. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1994;43:423, 429-31.
  • Klein BE, Karlson TA, Rose J. An anatomic index for the severity of ocular injuries. Eur J Ophthalmol. 1993;3:57-60.
  • Hargarten SW , Karlson TA. Injury control: A crucial aspect of emergency medicine . Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America . 1993;11:255-262.
  • Karlson TA, Orcutt RA, Bissen CA. The role of E-codes in injury prevention. Top Health Rec Manage. 1992;12:33-41.
  • Karlson T. Injury control and public policy: A review. Critical Reviews in Environmental Controls . 1992;3/4:195-241.
  • Hargarten SW , Karlson TA. Motor vehicle crashes and seat belts: A study of emergency physicians procedures, changes and documentation . Annals Emerg Med. 1991;20:476.
  • Karlson TA, Klein BE. The incidence of acute hospital-treated eye injuries. Arch Ophthalmol.; 1986;104:1473-6.
  • Karlson TA. The incidence of facial injuries from dog bites. JAMA. 1984;251:3265-7.
  • Karlson TA. The incidence of hospital-treated facial injuries from vehicles. J Trauma. 1982;22:303-10.

Drug Utilization Review (DUR)—Medications

  • Collins TM, Fulda TR; in TR Fulda and AI Wertheimer, (eds.), Handbook of Pharmaceutical Public Policy, Global Outlook. New York: The Haworth Press; 2007, pp. 531-543.
  • Lyles A, Sleath B, Fulda TR, Collins TM. Ambulatory drug utilization review: opportunities for improved prescription drug use. Am J Manag Care. 2001;7:75-81; quiz 82-3.
  • Sleath B, Konrad TR, Fulda T, Collins TM. Medicaid drug utilization review and managed care: The perspectives and experiences of state Medicaid directors. J Managed Care Pharm. 2000; 6:131-136.
  • Lipton HL, Kreling DH, Collins T, Hertz KC. Pharmacy benefit management companies: dimensions of performance. Annu Rev Public Health. 1999;20:361-401.
  • Mott DA, Collins TM. Comparison of targeting a DUR letter intervention at pharmacists separate from and in addition to physicians. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 1998;38:325-32.
  • Sleath B, Collins T, Kelly HW, McCament-Mann L, Lien T. Effect of including both physicians and pharmacists in an asthma drug-use review intervention. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 1997;54:2197-200.
  • Collins TM, Mott DA, Bigelow WE, Zimmerman DR. A controlled letter intervention to change prescribing behavior: results of a dual-targeted approach. Health Serv Res. 1997;32:471-89.
  • Sleath B, Collins T. Physician responses to an educational intervention on improving their long-term prescribing of sedatives. Patient Educ Couns. 1997;31:215-22.
  • Sleath B, McCament-Mann L, Collins T, Hollarbush J. Response forms reflect pharmacists' participation in retrospective DUR. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 1997;NS37:77-84.
  • Kreling DH, Lipton HL, Collins TM, Hertz KC. Assessment of the Impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers. CMS Master Contract 95-023/PK . 1996.
  • Lipowski EE, Collins TM. Medicaid DUR Programs, 1993: Final Report to Am Pharmaceutical Assn Foundation; 1995.
  • Zimmerman DR, Collins TM, Lipowski EE, Sainfort F. Evaluation of a DUR intervention: a case study of histamine antagonists. Inquiry. 1994;31:89-101.
  • Collins TM, Mott DA, Bigelow WE, Zimmerman DR. A dual-targeted letter intervention to change prescribing behavior: Results of a randomized trial. AHSR & FHSR Annual Meeting Abstract Book. 1994;11 (114).
  • Zimmerman DR, Collins TM, Lipowski EE, Kreling DH, Wiederholt JB. Guidelines for Estimating the Impact of Medicaid DUR, Contract # 500-93-0032. Submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicaid Bureau;1994.
  • Collins TM, Zimmerman DR. Programs for monitoring inappropriate prescribing of controlled drugs: evaluation and recommendations. Am J Hosp Pharm. 1992;49:1765-8.
  • Collins TM. Multiple copy prescription programs and alternative monitoring programs: cost issues. N Y State J Med. 1991;91:28S-31S.
  • Arling G, Ryther BJ, Collins T, Zimmerman D. Mental illness and psychotropic medication use in the nursing home. J Aging Health. 1991;3:455-72.
  • Lipowski EE, Bauwens SF, Collins TM. An examination of histamine-2 receptor antagonist use by Medicaid recipients in Wisconsin long-term care facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1988;36:531-6.
  • Bigelow WE, Collins TM. The impact of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents on general, gastrointestinal upset in an elderly population. Proc 3rd Int'l Conf on Pharmacoepidemiology: 1987.
  • Lipowski EE, Wiederholt JB, Kreling DH, Collins TM. Use of a Medicaid database to analyze pharmaceutical services in long-term-care facilities. Am J Hosp Pharm. 1986;43:1467-72.

Miscellaneous

  • Zimmerman DR. Selected topics in health care human resource management. in D Alberts, (ed), Managing Medicine: A Guide for the Physician. Blackwell Science. (in press).
  • Bowers BJ, Baker C, Ryther BJ, Norton S, Canales M. in H Best and E Seller, (eds), Self and Identity through an Interactionist Lens: Constructions and Consequences. International Images of Health: Perspectives, Power and Practice. Australia: Ballarat University College, 1999.
  • Newmann, J.P., Rudolph, B.A., and Schubert, J. (1995). Depressive Symptom Experiences Among Adolescents. Research Paper Series 51, Mental Health Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, December.
  • Milgrom PR, Robinson JM. Discussion of Measuring the interest rate risk .Transactions of the Society of Actuaries. 1985;37:295-297.
  • Broffitt JD, Robinson JM. Discussion of Maximum likelihood alternatives to actuarial estimators of mortality rates. Transactions of the Society of Actuaries. 1984;33:125-138.