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Volume 2, Issue 2 (2015)

Editorial

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One Final Goodbye
Dennis Baumgardner

Original Research

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Impact of the Heart WATCH Program on Patients at Risk of Developing Metabolic Syndrome, Prediabetes or Cardiovascular Disease
Jennifer T. Fink, Kathryn K. Havens, Julia A. Schumacher, Renee E. Walker, George L. Morris III, David A. Nelson, Maharaj Singh, and Ron A. Cisler

Review

Medical Education

Patient-Centered Essay and Creative Writing

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My Time With E
Alyssa Mohorek

Supplements

 

Diffusion of New Technologies for Patients With Prostate Cancer
Ramzi G. Salloum, Matthew N. Nielsen, Mark C. Hornbrook, Maureen O'Keefe Rosetti, Paul A. Fishman, Jennifer Elston Lafata, and Debra P. Ritzwoller

 

An Economic Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
Richard T. Meenan, Jessica Chubak, Sally W. Vernon, Sharon Fuller, Ching-Yun Wang, and Beverly B. Green

 

Randomized Trial of In-Home Cervical Cancer Screening in Underscreened Women
Rachel L. Winer, Jasmin A. Tiro, Diana L. Miglioretti, Chris Thayer, Jane A. Dimer, John Lin, Hongyuan Gao, and Diana S. Buist

 

The CRN Scholars Program: Career Development Within CRN
Matthew P. Banegas, Diana S. Buist, Mara M. Epstein, Terry S. Field, Grace Clarke Hillyer, Jason P. Lott, and Pamala A. Pawloski

 

Using Natural Language Processing to Identify Health Plan Beneficiaries With Pulmonary Nodules
Farhood Farjah, Scott Halgrim, Steven B. Zeliadt, Michael K. Gould, David S. Carrell, Elizabeth T. Loggers, David R. Flum, and Diana S. Buist

 

Long-Term Medical Care Costs of Breast, Prostate, Lung and Colorectal Cancer for HMO Members
Matthew P. Banegas, K. Robin Yabroff, Maureen O'Keefe Rosetti, Debra P. Ritzwoller, Paul A. Fishman, Ramzi G. Salloum, Jennifer Elston Lafata, and Mark C. Hornbrook

 

Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Among Asian Subgroups in a Large Managed Care Organization
Nirupa R. Ghai, Douglas A. Corley, Chyke A. Doubeni, Christopher D. Jensen, Joanne E. Schottinger, Ann G. Zauber, Theodore R. Levin, and Virginia P. Quinn

 

Tamoxifen and Antidepressant Drug Interactions in a Large Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors
Reina Haque, Jiaxiao Shi, Suzanne Fletcher, Joanne E. Schottinger, Syed A. Ahmed, T Craig Cheetham, Joanie Chung, Chantal Avila, Laurel A. Habel, and Marilyn L. Kwan

 

Data Mining via the Electronic Medical Record to Identify Inherited Colorectal Cancer in an HMO Patient Population
Monica Alvarado, Hilary Kershberg, George Tiller, Patty Miller, Ivan Lizarraga, John Goff, and Carl Taganas

 

Use of Imaging for Staging of Localized Breast Cancer in Two Integrated Health Care Systems: Adherence to a Choosing Wisely Recommendation
Erin E. Hahn, Tania Tang, Janet S. Lee, Corrine Munoz-Plaza, Joyce O. Adesina, Ernest Shen, Braden Rowley, Jared L. Maeda, David M. Mosen, John C. Ruckdeshel, and Michael K. Gould

 

Implementing a Multisite, Transdisciplinary Case-Control Study to Assess Effectiveness of Screening Colonoscopy for Preventing Death From Colorectal Cancer (SCOLAR)
Tracy A. Becerra, Virginia P. Quinn, Douglas A. Corley, Michael Goodman, Ann G. Zauber, Christopher D. Jensen, Alexis Zebrowski, and Chyke A. Doubeni

 

Applying a Neutropenia Risk Model to Cancer Patients Using VDW Data: A CRN Pilot Study
Pamala A. Pawloski, Lois E. Lamerato, Diana S. Buist, Avis J. Thomas, Sheryl M. Kane, Robert Rasmussen, and Sharon Fuller

 

Adaptive Resources and Unmet Needs Related to Ostomy Self-Care Among Long-Term Rectal Cancer Survivors
Joanna Bulkley, Carmit K. McMullen, Mark C. Hornbrook, Marcia Grant, Christopher Wendel, Lisa J. Herrinton, and Robert S. Krouse

 

Applying a Model to Predict Neutropenia Risk in Patients With Cancer Using Electronic Data
Pamala A. Pawloski, Avis J. Thomas, Sheryl M. Kane, Diane B. Eggen, and Laurie L. VanArman

 

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Treatment Decision-Making and Patient-Reported Outcomes: A Review of the Literature
Cecilia Portugal, Albert J. Farias, Erika L. Estrada, Janet Mora Marquez, and Aniket A. Kawatkar

 

Developing an Algorithm to Identify History of Cancer Using the Electronic Medical Record
Christina L. Clarke, Heather S. Feigelson, and Michelle G. Wrenn

 

Lipid Management in Youth: What Are the Screening and Treatment Trends Within the Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Network?
Jamie L. Webb, Chanin Wright, Debra Tan, Sean Gregory, Catherine J. McNeal, Laurel A. Copeland, Justin P. Zachariah, Andrea E. Cassidy-Bushrow, Jeffrey O. Tom, Connie Mah Trinacty, Jeffrey J. VanWormer, and Eric A. Wright

 

Cardiovascular Toxicity Following Aromatase Inhibitor Use in 13,273 Women Cared for in an HMO
Reina Haque, Joanne E. Schottinger, Jiaxiao Shi, Joanie Chung, Chantal Avila, Britta Amundsen, and Rowan T. Chlebowski

 

A Proactive Diabetes Panel Management Approach: Can It Work and How Does It Work in a Health Care Delivery System?
Anny H. Xiang, Mayra P. Martinez, Xinhui Wang, Anita P. Joshua, Joanie Chung, Michael Thai, Gail Lindsay, Michael Kanter, and Steven J. Jacobsen

 

Problematic Events in Critically Ill Patients: The Perspectives of Surrogate Decision-Makers
Kimberly A. Fisher, Sumera Ahmad, Madeline Jackson, and Kathleen M. Mazor

 

System Alignment for VaccinE Delivery (SAVED): Qualitative Interviews Inform a Technology-Based Intervention to Improve Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates
Sarah L. Cutrona, Larry Garber, Lloyd Fisher, Peggy Preusse, Sarah L. Goff, Meera Sreedhara, Madeline Jackson, Devi Sundaresan, and Kathleen M. Mazor

 

Value of Primary Care Diabetes Bundle Management: Long-Term Impact on Cost
Daniel D. Maeng, Yan Xiaowei, and Thomas R. Graf

 

Use of Low-Value Surveillance Services for Early Stage Breast Cancer Survivors
Erin E. Hahn, Tania Tang, Janet S. Lee, Corrine Munoz-Plaza, Joyce O. Adesina, Ernest Shen, Braden Rowley, Jared L. Maeda, David M. Mosen, John C. Ruckdeshel, and Michael K. Gould

 

Providing an Upstream Discussion in the Ambulatory Setting to Assist Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Considering Dialysis
Craig M. Nelson, Tuan K. Le, Mi Chang, Pushkar Chand, Julie Sortais, and Karen Tallman

 

Minimizing Medication Histories Errors for Patients Admitted to the Hospital Through the Emergency Department: A Three-Arm Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial of Adding Admission Medication History Interviews by Pharmacists or Pharmacist-Supervised Pharmacy Technicians to Usual Care
Joshua M. Pevnick, Caroline B. Nguyen, Cynthia A. Jackevicius, Katherine A. Palmer, Rita Shane, Catherine Bresee, Mackenzie E. Bear, Olga Zaitseva, David Seki, Anish Desai, Brian Doyle, and Douglas S. Bell

 

Comparing Implementation Models Across Two Kaiser Permanente Regions to Improve Outcomes for Patients With Comorbid Depression and Diabetes
Mark Dreskin, Arne Beck, Gabrielle F. Beaubrun, Nancy E. Brace, Alisa Aunskul, Jennifer M. Boggs, and Karen J. Coleman

 

Application of Performance Improvement Methods to Improve Timeliness of Lung Cancer Care
Erin E. Hahn, Robert M. Cooper, Hugo Danilo, Alice H. Park, Elizabeth P. Bell, Iman A. Abdalla, Kien Vuu, Luis M. Moreta-Sainz, and Michael K. Gould

 

Predicting, Recruiting and Tracking Enrollment of Young Adults to an Online Intervention to Support Healthy Eating
Michelle Groesbeck, Michael Sheehan, Noel Maddy, Viji Ramaswami, Margaret Rukstalis, Ashley Ryman, and Gwen L. Alexander

 

Choosing Wisely: Using the EHR to Identify Variability in Provider Ordering Behavior for High-End Imaging of the Head
Sharon Fuller, Roy Pardee, Eva Chang, Gabrielle Gundersen, Robert J. Reid, Matthew R. Handley, and Diana S. Buist

 

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism Following Major Surgery: Opportunities for Care Improvement
Michael K. Gould, Yi-Lin Wu, Amy Liu, Joel Handler, Helen Lau, Angelika Clarke, Kathy J. Lin, and Tania Tang

 

Perioperative Morbidity in Cirrhotic Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgery
Eric M. Nyberg, Michael Batech, T. Craig Cheetham, Mary Alice Chocas, and Anshuman Singh

 

Improving Engagement in Addiction Treatment: Translating Addiction Research Into Evidence-Based Practice
Rulin C. Hechter, Scott B. Sangsland, Grant R. Grissom, Jim R. Carter, Catherine F. Jervey, Sean E. Koon, and Ashley Hooker

 

Impact of Comorbidity Dyads on Heart Failure Treatment in Older Persons
Jerry H. Gurwitz, Alan S. Go, Sue Hee Sung, Grace Tabada, Robert Goldberg, David J. Magid, David H. Smith, David McManus, Jane S. Saczynski, and Bruce Barton

 

Higher Prevalence of Insulin Resistance Among Asian Americans Despite Lower Body Mass Index
Jia Pu, Robert Romanelli, Beinan Zhao, Sukyung Chung, Vani Nimbal, and Latha Palaniappan

 

Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday and Fracture Risk
Annette L. Adams, John L. Adams, Marsha A. Raebel, Beth T. Tang, Jennifer L. Kuntz, Vinutha Vijayadeva, Elizabeth A. McGlynn, and Wendolyn S. Gozansky

 

Improving Lifestyle Interventions for People With Serious Mental Illnesses: Qualitative Results from the STRIDE Study
Scott Stumbo, Bobbi Jo H. Yarborough, Micah T. Yarborough, Thomas J. Young, and Carla A. Green

 

Do Financial Incentives Encourage Health Plan Members to Complete Health Risk Assessments?
Jason P. Block, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Matthew W. Gillman, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Renata Smith, and Ken Kleinman

 

Medical Assistants as Health Coaches: Helping Obese Patients Set Goals
Paula Lozano, June BlueSpruce, Dori Rosenberg, Kim Wicklund, and Karen Severson

 

Defining Care Needs in Older Adults With a Particular Set of Multiple Chronic Conditions: Coexisting Visual, Auditory and Cognitive Impairments
Heather E. Whitson, Phillip Liu, Gerda G. Fillenbaum, Bruce M. Burchett, and Harvey J. Cohen

 

Factors Associated With Time to Diagnosis in Fibromyalgia
Gabriel Chodick, Daliah Weitzman, Yael Bar-On, Varda Shalev, and Howard Amital

 

The Need for New Care Strategies to Prevent A1c Relapse
JoAnn M. Sperl-Hillen, Heidi L. Ekstrom, Patrick J. O'Connor, Richard M. Bergenstal, Stephen E. Asche, Terese A. DeFor, Gerald H. Amundson, and Deepika Appana

 

Health Coaching for Patients With Diabetes and Hypertension: Filling a Gap for Patients and Physicians
Ellis C. Dillon, Laura Panattoni, Amy Meehan, Judith Chuang, Lisa McCormick, and Ming Tai-Seale

 

Dilated Eye Exam Compliance for Persons With Diabetes Mellitus in a Managed Care Setting
Jaejin An, Craig Cheetham, Fang Niu, Yamina Rajput, and Adam Turpcu

 

Building an Interactive Platform for Physical Activity Coaching
Angelika Clarke, Annette R. Gregson, Suzanne Furuya, Vincent Phung, Ricardo Yosy, Chris Foo, and Huong Q. Nguyen

 

Health Outcome Effects of Common Medications in Elders With Multiple Conditions
Heather G. Allore, Gail McAvay, and Mary Tinetti

 

Identification of Multiple Chronic Conditions That Yield the Highest Impact of Cognitive Screening
Leah R. Hanson, Terry R. Barclay, Ann M. Hanson, Logan H. Stuck, Jean M. Crow, and Michael H. Rosenbloom

 

The Group Health-University of Washington Adult Changes in Thought Study: A Living, Learning Laboratory for Aging and Multiple Chronic Conditions Research
Eric B. Larson, Paul K. Crane, Erin J. Bowles, Rod L. Walker, Melissa L. Anderson, Darlene White, KatieRose Richmire, Andrea LaCroix, Susan M. McCurry, Linda Teri, Shubhabrata Mukherjee, and Thomas J. Montine

 

Cluster Randomized Trial of Enhanced Versus Standard Implementation Strategy to Improve Collaborative Care Uptake and Patient-Level Utilization Outcomes
Jeanette A. Waxmonsky, Amy K. Kilbourne, David E. Goodrich, Hyungjin M. Kim, Lilia Verchinina, Zongshan Lai, Daniel Eisenberg, Julia T. Kyle, Kristina M. Nord, Jenny Han, Mark S. Bauer, and Marshall R. Thomas

 

Interviews With Patients Offered Lung Cancer Screening in Primary Care: Lessons in How Screening May Influence Smoking Cessation
Steven B. Zeliadt, Jaimee L Heffner, Deborah E. Klein, George Sayre, Lynn F. Reinke, Shuva Dawadi, and David H. Au

 

The Role of Cost Information in Health System Decisions to Adopt New Services
Frances L. Lynch, Gregory Clarke, Jennifer Schneider, Alison J. Firemark, and Megan M. Scheminske

 

System Alignment for VaccinE Delivery (SAVED): A Technology-Based Intervention to Improve Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination
Sarah L. Cutrona, Larry Garber, Lloyd Fisher, Peggy Preusse, Sarah L. Goff, Meera Sreedhara, Madeline Jackson, Devi Sundaresan, and Kathleen M. Mazor

 

Implementation of an Evidence-Based Breast Cancer Support Tool for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients as Standard Care at Two Institutions: Use and Sustainability
Alanna Kulchak Rahm, Erica F. Morse, Helene McDowell, Breanne Barela, Jana Bolduan Lomax, Liza Reifler, Suzanne Pinegree, James Dearing, and Robert Hawkins

 

A Real-World Approach to a Value-Based Decision-Making Framework for Genetic Testing
Susan R. Snyder, James M. Pitcavage, and Jonathan A. Block

 

Community of Evaluation Practice Across HMORN Sites
Cristy R. Geno Rasmussen, Erica F. Morse, Carmen Luna, Heather Nuanes, Michelle Henton, Lisa Harner, and Breanne Barela

 

The Kaiser Permanente Biobank: A Multiregion Resource Linking Specimens and Electronic Medical Records for Broad Research in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Heather S. Feigelson, Lisa A. Croen, Katrina A. Goddard, Stacey A. Honda, Michael A. Horberg, Corinna Koebnick, Ashli Owen-Smith, Sara Rowell, Catherine Schaefer, Carol P. Somkin, and Karen M. Emmons

 

Do Clocks Move at Different Speeds? Cultural Variation in the Satisfaction of Wait Time in Outpatient Clinics
Sukyung Chung, Nicole E. Johns, Latha Palaniappan, and Harold S. Luft

 

Are Race/Ethnicity and Comorbid Conditions Associated With Pregnancy Intention Status?
Mary Anne Armstrong, Jeanne A. Darbinian, and Debbie A. Postlethwaite

 

Assessment of Cultural Competence in an Ethnic Health Program: Evidence-Based Study
Miyoung Cho, Jane H. Kim, Sarah Hyun, Chul S. Hyun, and Dohyun Cho

 

Disparities in Glycemic Control Among Hispanic Adults With Diabetes
David M. Mosen, Adrianne Feldstein, and Ashley Borin

 

Embedding Patients, Providers, and Community Stakeholders in Research to Improve Transgender Health
Virginia P. Quinn, Tracy A. Becerra, Theresa Gillespie, Enid Hunkeler, Tisha Baird, Nancy M. Baisch, Ashli Owen-Smith, Douglas Roblin, Robert Stephenson, Vin Tangpricha, Cadence Valentine, and Michael Goodman

 

Measuring the Rise of Mobile and Online Care: Promises and Challenges in Big Data
Luesa L. Jordan, Eva Chang, Glen Kriekenbeck, and James D. Ralston

 

ICD-10: A Transition That’s Already Happening
Alan E. Bauck, Michael Allison, Donald Bachman, Catherine Cleveland, Phillip Crawford, Suzanne Gillespie, and Weiming Hu

 

Sustaining Use of a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Primary Care Providers
A. L. Crain, JoAnn M. Sperl-Hillen, Heidi L. Ekstrom, Patrick J. O'Connor, Karen L. Margolis, William A. Rush, Gerald H. Amundson, and Deepika Appana

 

Moving to a Weekly Refresh for the Virtual Data Warehouse
Alan E. Bauck, Catherine Cleveland, Shannon Leitch, John Brandes, and Brenda Ackerson

 

Evaluation of Provider Experience With an Electronic Health Record-Based Clinical Decision Support Tool
Heidi L. Ekstrom, Patrick J. O'Connor, Karen L. Margolis, William A. Rush, Gerald H. Amundson, Deepika Appana, A. L. Crain, and JoAnn M. Sperl-Hillen

 

A Lightweight Text Mining Tool for Multisite Research
David J. Cronkite and David S. Carrell

 

PopMedNet: Collecting and Using Metadata in Distributed Research Networks
Jessica M. Malenfant, Melanie Davies, Bruce Swan, and Jeffrey Brown

 

Increasing Preventive Care With Expanded Medicare Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act
Sukyung Chung, Lenard Lesser, Diane Lauderdale, Nicole E. Johns, Latha Palaniappan, and Harold S. Luft

 

Comparison of Organizational Context Across HMORN Members
Wayne Psek, Jing Hao, and James M. Pitcavage

 

Acceptance and Adoption of Lean Redesigns Among Frontline Providers in Primary Care
Dorothy Y. Hung, Caroline Gray, Meghan C. Martinez, Michael I. Harrison, and Julie A. Schmittdiel

 

Pragmatic and Adaptive Approaches Accelerate Recruitment of Adolescents in Asthma Intervention Trial (Puff City in the Clinic)
Christine L. Joseph, Dennis R. Ownby, Edward M. Zoratti, Talan Zhang, Christine Cole Johnson, and Mei Lu

 

Low Reach of Four Different Alcohol Screening Approaches in the Absence of Population-Based Screening: Results From One Large Integrated Health Care System
Gwen T. Lapham, Emily C. Williams, Julie E. Richards, Evette J. Ludman, Paula Lozano, Ryan Caldeiro, Amy Lee, and Katharine A. Bradley

 

Primary Care Provider Perspectives on Reducing Low-Value Care
Diana S. Buist, Matthew R. Handley, Eva Chang, Roy Pardee, Gabrielle Gundersen, Allen Cheadle, and Robert J. Reid

 

Risk Stratification and Population Management: Validation of the Patient Stratification Model Based on Electronic Health Record
Irina V. Haller, Brian P. Johnson, Michael Van Scoy, Catherine VonRueden, Paul J. Hitz, and Joseph Bianco

 

Linking Medication Orders to Prescription Fills: Lessons From HMO Enrollees Applicable to PPO Patients
Su-Ying Liang, Laura J. Eaton, Jia Pu, Tony Chen, and Harold S. Luft

 

Severe Obesity on Labor and Delivery: Variation in Hospital Resources Among California Hospitals
Daniele S. Feldman, Moshe Fridman, Lisa Bollman, Lisa Korst, Samia El Haj Ibrahim, Arlene Fink, and Kimberly D. Gregory

 

The Risk of Subsequent Concussion or Reconcussion Among Youth Participating in Sports
Debbie A. Postlethwaite, Diane Carpenter, Sarah Preiss-Farzanagan, and Catherine Broomand

 

Estimating the Human Resource Costs of Developing and Implementing Shared Medical Appointments in Primary Care
Cheryl D. Stults, Sean McClellan, Laura Panattoni, Mary Carol Mazza, and Ming Tai-Seale

 

Reductions in Medical Resource Use Among Primary Care Physicians Following the Adoption of Personalized, Transparent Reporting
Eva Chang, Diana S. Buist, Matthew R. Handley, Roy Pardee, Gabrielle Gundersen, and Robert J Reid

 

Adverse Effects of Fecal-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening
Grace Clarke Hillyer, Christopher D. Jensen, Wei K. Zhao, Alfred I. Neugut, Benjamin Lebwohl, and Douglas A. Corley

 

Using Systematic Review and Decision Modeling to Fill Gaps in Evidence: Application to Positron Emission Tomography Scan Use in Posttreatment Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx
Susan R. Snyder, Steven S. Chang, Jing Hao, James M. Pitcavage, Kevin Wang, Scott A. Kono, Daniel M. Saman, Thuy-Anh Melvin, and Gabriel G. Calzada

 

Variation in Pathology Examination of Extended Core Prostate Biopsies: A CRN Pilot Project
Mara M. Epstein, Christopher L. Owens, Daniel Peterson, Vanessa Neergheen, Valerie McManus, Deborah Multerer, and Robert T. Greenlee

 

Cost-Effectiveness of Taxanes in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Review of the Literature
Erika L. Estrada, Albert J. Farias, Janet Mora Marquez, Cecilia Portugal, and Aniket A. Kawatkar

 

Inability of Primary Care Providers to Predict Medication Fulfillment of New Prescriptions
Eric A. Wright, Ryan P. VanLoan, Agnes S. Sundaresan, J. B. Jones, Jing Xie, and Michael A. Fischer

 

Consultation and Referral Patterns of Primary Care Nurse Practitioners
Michelle L. Cook, Lydia Riley, and Tyler Litsch

 

Evaluation of an Advanced Patient-Centered Medical Home Model at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
William N. Grice, Anthony L. Morena, Richard A. Mehlman, Zakiya N. Devine, Huong Q. Nguyen, Ernest Shen, and Angelika Clarke

 

Removing Barriers to Preventive Care for People With Serious Mental Illnesses: Preliminary Results From the PRIME Study
Bobbi Jo H. Yarborough, Scott Stumbo, Micah T. Yarborough, and Carla A. Green

 

Diabetes Mellitus and Rheumatoid Arthritis Predict Depression Disorder Diagnosis in Nonelderly Adults in Primary Care Settings
Euijung Ryu, Alanna M. Chamberlain, Richard S. Pendegraft, William V. Bobo, and Jyotishman Pathak

 

The Utilization of the Search Function of the Scoring Website for the Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment for Research of Underserved Populations
Katherine W. Smith, Ariella Benji, Nardos Bellete, Payam Kharazi, Hussan Al-Kharafi, Rodger Questin, Marcia Nimmer, Paula Credillo, and Enrique Lopez

 

Developing a Patient-Facing Report for Delivering Results After Whole Genome Sequencing
Alanna Kulchak Rahm, Janet L. Williams, Audrey L. Fan, Heather L. Stuckey, Doris T. Zallen, Jamie Green, Michele Bonhag, Lynn Feldman, Michael Segal, and Marc S. Williams

 

Partnering With Patient Advisors in the PORTAL Clinical Data Research Network
Carmit K. McMullen, Maureen H. Rumptz, Ameerah Thomas, Julie N. Harris, Stephanie R. Prausnitz, and Carol P. Somkin

 

Engaging Patients as Stakeholders to Foster More Open Communication With Primary Care Providers
Cheryl D. Stults, Ellis C. Dillon, Amy Meehan, Judith Chuang, and Ming Tai-Seale

 

A Systematic Review of the Measurement Properties of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-BR23 Quality-of-Life Instrument
Janet Mora Marquez, Albert J. Farias, Cecilia Portugal, Erika L. Estrada, and Aniket A. Kawatkar

 

Assessing Current Practices in the Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Sinusitis: A Comparison of Primary Care, Urgent Care and Emergency Department Care
Adam L. Sharp, Marc Klau, David Keschner, Eric Macy, Tania Tang, Ernest Shen, Corrine Munoz-Plaza, Michael Kanter, Matthew A. Silver, Brian Mittman, and Michael K. Gould

 

Building Infrastructure to Recruit, Hire and Engage Patient Partners in Research Collaborations
Leah Tuzzio, Julie E. Richards, Evette J. Ludman, and Clarissa Hsu

 

Delivery System Partnerships Empower Large Pragmatic Trials: The Case of Diabetes Prevention in Kaiser Permanente
William M. Vollmer, Carmit K. McMullen, Ashli Owen-Smith, Steve Fortmann, Harry Glauber, David H. Smith, Cynthia Rand, Victor Stevens, Beth Waitzfelder, Jocelyn Audelo, Corliss McKeever, and Nangel M. Lindberg

 

Characterizing Longitudinal Patterns of Breast Cancer Care
Caroline A. Thompson and Harold S. Luft

 

Increasing the Efficiency of Presenting Study Population Descriptive Characteristics: The “Table 1” Macro
Nikki M. Carroll, Heather M. Tavel, Christina L. Clarke, J. David Powers, Heather S. Feigelson, and Marsha A. Raebel

 

A Bayesian Approach to Modeling Risk of Hospital Admissions Associated With Schizophrenia Accounting for Underdiagnosis of the Disorder
Eileen M. Stock, James D. Stamey, John E. Zeber, Alexander W. Thompson, and Laurel A. Copeland

 

The State of the Census
Christopher D. Mack

 

Using HMORN’s Virtual Data Warehouse From Two Health Systems to Identify Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Diane T. Smelser, Annemarie G. Hirsch, Meredith W. Lewis, Jove Graham, Paul J. Hitz, Catherine A. McCarty, Jonathan A. Bock, Kenneth M. Borthwick, Gerardus Tromp, Jacob Mowrey, Evan Ryer, and James Elmore

 

Interventions to Reduce Hospital-Associated Infections: Comparative Efforts at One HMORN Site and a Local Veterans Affairs Facility
John E. Zeber, Laurel A. Copeland, Chetan Jinadatha, Eileen M. Stock, Karen Brust, and John K. Midturi

 

Rapid, Active Surveillance for Medically Attended Acute Gastroenteritis and Norovirus Infection in a Managed Care Environment
Mark A. Schmidt, Allison L. Naleway, Elizabeth J. Esterberg, Emilio E. DeBess, Christianne Biggs, and Aron J. Hall