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Research Output

1990

Is altruism enough? Required request and the donation of cadaver organs and tissues in the United States

Caplan, A. L. & Virnig, B., Jan 1 1990, In : Critical Care Clinics. 6, 4, p. 1007-1018 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

13 Scopus citations
1992

Required request: What difference has it made?

Virnig, B. A. & Caplan, A. L., Jan 1 1992, In : Transplantation proceedings. 24, 5, p. 2155-2158 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1993

Can we ever solve the shortage problem? American public policy and organ, tissue, and corneal procurement from cadaver sources

Siminoff, L. A., Arnold, R., Virnig, B. & Caplan, A., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Transplant Coordination. 3, 2, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Personal Practices Regarding Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer

Bostick, R. M., Sprafka, J. M., Virnig, B. A. & Potter, J. D., Jan 1993, In : Preventive medicine. 22, 1, p. 65-85 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
1994

Human fetal tissue from spontaneous abortions as potential sources of donor tissue for cell transplantation therapy

Low, W. C., Eastlund, T., Verfaille, C., Hirschel, M., Virnig, B., Weese, K., Norris, B., Chrysler, G., Peterson, A. & Forbes, J., Dec 1 1994, In : Transplantation proceedings. 26, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Predictors of cancer prevention attitudes and participation in cancer screening examinations

Bostick, R. M., Sprafka, J. M., Virnig, B. A. & Potter, J. D., Nov 1994, In : Preventive Medicine. 23, 6, p. 816-826 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Trends in Diabetes Prevalence Among Stroke Patients and the Effect of Diabetes on Stroke Survival: the Minnesota Heart Survey

Sprafka, J. M., Virnig, B. A., Shahar, E. & McGovern, P. G., Jan 1 1994, In : Diabetic Medicine. 11, 7, p. 678-684 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations
1995

A controlled trial to improve care for seriously ill hospitalized patients: The study to understand prognoses and preferences for outcomes and risks of treatments (SUPPORT)

Connors, A. F., Dawson, N. V., Desbiens, N. A., Fulkerson, W. J., Goldman, L., Knaus, W. A., Lynn, J., Oye, R. K., Bergner, M., Damiano, A., Hakim, R., Murphy, D. J., Teno, J., Virnig, B., Wagner, D. P., Wu, A. W., Yasui, Y., Robinson, D. K. & Kreling, B., Nov 30 1995, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 274, 20, p. 1591-1598 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2618 Scopus citations

Assessing the significance of treatment effects: comments from the perspective of ethics.

Lynn, J. & Virnig, B. A., Apr 1 1995, In : Medical care. 33, 4 Suppl, p. AS292-298

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Public policy governing organ and tissue procurement in the United States. Results from the National Organ and Tissue Procurement study

Siminoff, L. A., Arnold, R. M., Caplan, A. L., Virnig, B. A. & Seltzer, D. L., Jan 1 1995, In : Annals of internal medicine. 123, 1, p. 10-17 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

172 Scopus citations
1996
7 Scopus citations
1997

The authors reply

Morgan, R. O., Virnig, B. A., Dnvito, C. A. & Pkrsiiy, N. A., Dec 1 1997, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 337, 25, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The medicare-HMO revolving door [4] (multiple letters)

Josephson, D. G., Grana, J. R., Hanchak, N. A., Morgan, R. O., Virnig, B. A., DeVito, C. A. & Persily, N. A., Dec 1 1997, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 337, 25, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

The medicare-HMO revolving door - The healthy go in and the sick go out

Morgan, R. O., Virnig, B. A., DeVito, C. A. & Persily, N. A., Jul 17 1997, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 337, 3, p. 169-175 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

186 Scopus citations

Treatment and health outcomes of women and men in a cohort with coronary artery disease

Schwartz, L. M., Fisher, E. S., Tosteson, A. N. A., Woloshin, S., Chang, C. H., Virnig, B. A., Plohman, J. & Wright, B., Jul 28 1997, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 157, 14, p. 1545-1531 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Use of veterans affairs medical care by enrollees in medicare HMOs [7]

DeVito, C. A., Morgan, R. O. & Virnig, B. A., Jan 1 1997, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 337, 14, p. 1013-1014 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

18 Scopus citations
1998

Medicare HMOs: Who joins and who leaves?

Virnig, B. A., Morgan, R. O., DeVito, C. A. & Persily, N. A., Apr 1 1998, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 4, 4, p. 511-518 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
1999

Do Medicare HMOs and Medicare FFS differ in their use of the Medicare hospice benefit?

Virnig, B. A., Persily, N. A., Morgan, R. O. & DeVito, C. A., 1999, In : The Hospice journal. 14, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Racial and income differences in use of the hospice benefit between the medicare managed care and medicare fee-for-service

Virnig, B. A., Morgan, R. O., Persily, N. A. & DeVito, C. A., Apr 26 1999, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2, 1, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2000

Geographic variation in hospice use prior to death

Virnig, B. A., Kind, S., Mcbean, M. & Fisher, E., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 48, 9, p. 1117-1125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations

Medicare HMO disenrollment and selective use of medical care: Osteoarthritis-related joint replacement

Morgan, R. O., Virnig, B. A., DeVito, C. A. & Persily, N. A., Sep 18 2000, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 6, 8, p. 917-923 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Survival analysis using Medicare data: example and methods.

Virnig, B. A., Ash, A., Kind, S. & Mesler, D. E., Dec 1 2000, In : Health Services Research. 35, 5 Pt 3, p. 86-101 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2001

Administrative data for public health surveillance and planning

Virnig, B. A. & McBean, M., May 29 2001, In : Annual Review of Public Health. 22, p. 213-230 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

160 Scopus citations

Hospice use in Medicare managed care and fee-for-service systems

Virnig, B. A., Fisher, E. S., McBean, A. M. & Kind, S., Jan 1 2001, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 7, 8, p. 773-786 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Stress in caregivers of hospitalized oldest-old patients

Desbiens, N. A., Mueller-Rizner, N., Virnig, B. & Lynn, J., Jan 1 2001, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 56, 4, p. M231-M235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2002

Assessing capacity for clinical decisions and research for persons with low English proficieny: Ethical and practical challenges

Virnig, B. A. & Morgan, R. O., Sep 1 2002, In : Hec Forum. 14, 3, p. 235-240 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Hospice use before death: Variability across cancer diagnoses

Virnig, B. A., McBean, A. M., Kind, S. & Dholakia, R., Jan 1 2002, In : Medical care. 40, 1, p. 73-78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Measuring breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening with medicare claims data.

Freeman, J. L., Klabunde, C. N., Schussler, N., Warren, J. L., Virnig, B. A. & Cooper, G. S., Aug 2002, In : Medical care. 40, 8 Suppl, p. IV-36-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Racial variation in quality of care among medicare+choice enrollees

Virnig, B. A., Lurie, N., Huang, Z., Musgrave, D., Marshall McBean, A. & Dowd, B., Dec 1 2002, In : Health Affairs. 21, 6, p. 224-230 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Studying radiation therapy using SEER-Medicare-linked data.

Virnig, B. A., Warren, J. L., Cooper, G. S., Klabunde, C. N., Schussler, N. & Freeman, J., Aug 2002, In : Medical care. 40, 8 Suppl, p. IV-49-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

230 Scopus citations

Use of SEER-Medicare data for measuring cancer surgery.

Cooper, G. S., Virnig, B., Klabunde, C. N., Schussler, N., Freeman, J. & Warren, J. L., Aug 2002, In : Medical care. 40, 8 Suppl, p. IV-43-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

203 Scopus citations

Utility of the SEER-Medicare data to identify chemotherapy use.

Warren, J. L., Harlan, L. C., Fahey, A., Virnig, B. A., Freeman, J. L., Klabunde, C. N., Cooper, G. S. & Knopf, K. B., Aug 2002, In : Medical care. 40, 8 Suppl, p. IV-55-61

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

320 Scopus citations
2003

Physical performance effects of low-intensity exercise among clinically defined high-risk elders

DeVito, C. A., Morgan, R. O., Duque, M., Abdel-Moty, E. & Virnig, B. A., Apr 25 2003, In : Gerontology. 49, 3, p. 146-154 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Racial Variation in the Control of Diabetes among Elderly Medicare Managed Care Beneficiaries

McBean, A. M., Huang, Z., Virnig, B. A., Lurie, N. & Musgrave, D., Dec 1 2003, In : Diabetes care. 26, 12, p. 3250-3256 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2004

Does Medicare Managed Care Provide Equal Treatment for Mental Illness Across Races?

Virnig, B., Huang, Z., Lurie, N., Musgrave, D., Marshall McBean, A. & Dowd, B., Feb 1 2004, In : Archives of General Psychiatry. 61, 2, p. 201-205 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Do Rural Elders Have Limited Access to Medicare Hospice Services?

Virnig, B. A., Moscovice, I. S., Durham, S. B. & Casey, M. M., May 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 52, 5, p. 731-735 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Improving identification of hispanic males in medicare use of surname matching

Morgan, R. O., Wei, I. I. & Virnig, B. A., Aug 1 2004, In : Medical care. 42, 8, p. 810-816 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Low-intensity exercise and reduction of the risk for falls among at-risk elders

Morgan, R. O., Virnig, B. A., Duque, M., Abdel-Moty, E. & DeVito, C. A., Oct 2004, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 59, 10, p. 1062-1067 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
61 Scopus citations

Trends in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast

Baxter, N. N., Virnig, B. A., Durham, S. B., Tuttle, T. M. & Buchholz, T. A., Jun 1 2004, In : Women's Oncology Review. 4, 2, p. 141-142 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trends in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast

Baxter, N. N., Virnig, B. A., Durham, S. B. & Tuttle, T. M., Mar 17 2004, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 96, 6, p. 443-448 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

273 Scopus citations
2005

A self-assessment tool was reliable in identifying hazards in the homes of elders

Morgan, R. O., DeVito, C. A., Stevens, J. A., Branche, C. M., Virnig, B. A., Wingo, P. A. & Sattin, R. W., Dec 2005, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 58, 12, p. 1252.e1-1252.e21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Improved care and outcomes among elderly medicare managed care beneficiaries with diabetes

McBean, A. M., Jung, K. & Virnig, B. A., May 6 2005, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 11, 4, p. 213-222 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Increased risk of rectal cancer after prostate radiation: A population-based study

Baxter, N. N., Tepper, J. E., Durham, S. B., Rothenberger, D. A. & Virnig, B. A., Apr 2005, In : Gastroenterology. 128, 4, p. 819-824 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

136 Scopus citations

Lymph node evaluation in colorectal cancer patients: A population-based study

Baxter, N. N., Virnig, D. J., Rothenberger, D. A., Morris, A. M., Jessurun, J. & Virnig, B. A., Feb 2 2005, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 97, 3, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

381 Scopus citations

Providing hospice care in rural areas: Challenges and strategies

Casey, M. M., Moscovice, I. S., Virnig, B. A. & Durham, S. B., Jan 1 2005, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 22, 5, p. 363-368 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Risk of pelvic fractures in older women following pelvic irradiation

Baxter, N. N., Habermann, E. B., Tepper, J. E., Durham, S. B. & Virnig, B. A., Nov 23 2005, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 294, 20, p. 2587-2593 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

246 Scopus citations
2006

Access to home-based hospice care for rural populations: Identification of areas lacking service

Virnig, B. A., Haijun, M., Hartman, L. K., Moscovice, I. & Carlin, B., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 9, 6, p. 1292-1299 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Functional limitations in elderly female cancer survivors

Sweeney, C., Schmitz, K. H., Lazovich, D., Virnig, B. A., Wallace, R. B. & Folsom, A. R., Apr 19 2006, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 98, 8, p. 521-529 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Scopus citations

Trends in the incidence of invasive and in situ vulvar carcinoma

Judson, P. L., Habermann, E. B., Baxter, N. N., Durham, S. B. & Virnig, B. A., May 1 2006, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 107, 5, p. 1018-1022 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

300 Scopus citations

Using a Spanish surname match to improve identification of Hispanic women in Medicare administrative data

Wei, I. I., Virnig, B. A., John, D. A. & Morgan, R. O., Aug 2006, In : Health services research. 41, 4 I, p. 1469-1481 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations