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Research Output

2008

The use of preventive health services among elderly uterine cancer survivors

McBean, A. M., Yu, X. & Virnig, B. A., Jan 1 2008, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 198, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Volume-outcome relationship for coronary artery bypass grafting in an era of decreasing volume

Ricciardi, R., Virnig, B. A., Ogilvie, J. W., Dahlberg, P. S., Selker, H. P. & Baxter, N. N., Apr 1 2008, In : Archives of Surgery. 143, 4, p. 338-344 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2007

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for patients with unilateral breast cancer

Tuttle, T., Habermann, E., Abraham, A., Emory, T. & Virnig, B., Aug 1 2007, In : Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy. 7, 8, p. 1117-1122 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations

Diagnosis of advanced cancer among elderly medicare and medicaid patients

Bradley, C. J., Given, C. W., Dahman, B., Luo, Z. & Virnig, B. A., May 1 2007, In : Medical care. 45, 5, p. 410-419 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Effect of daily migraine prevention on health care utilisation in an insured patient population

Devine, J., Hadsall, R., Cline, R., Schommer, J. & Virnig, B., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Headache and Pain. 8, 2, p. 105-113 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Efforts to reduce racial disparities in Medicare managed care must consider the disproportionate effects of geography

Virnig, B. A., Scholle, S. H., Chou, A. F. & Shih, S., Jan 1 2007, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 13, 1, p. 51-56 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

External review of health plan denials of mental health services: Lessons from Minnesota

Foote, S. B., Virnig, B. A., Bockstedt, L. & Lomax, Z., Jan 1 2007, In : Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 34, 1, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Increasing use of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for breast cancer patients: A trend toward more aggressive surgical treatment

Tuttle, T. M., Habermann, E. B., Grund, E. H., Morris, T. J. & Virnig, B. A., Nov 20 2007, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 25, 33, p. 5203-5209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

484 Scopus citations

Institutional care at the end of life

Virnig, B., Oct 2007, In : Medical care. 45, 10, p. 916-917 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Medicaid, Medicare, and the Michigan Tumor Registry: A linkage strategy

Bradley, C. J., Given, C. W., Luo, Z., Roberts, C., Copeland, G. & Virnig, B. A., Jul 1 2007, In : Medical Decision Making. 27, 4, p. 352-363 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations

Medicare-certified home health care: Urban-rural differences in utilization

Hartman, L., Jarosek, S. L., Virnig, B. A. & Durham, S., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of Rural Health. 23, 3, p. 254-257 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Physician visits, patient comorbidities, and mammography use among elderly colorectal cancer survivors

Yu, X., McBean, A. M. & Virnig, B. A., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 1, 4, p. 275-282 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Postoperative irradiation for rectal cancer increases the risk of small bowel obstruction after surgery

Baxter, N. N., Hartman, L. K., Tepper, J. E., Ricciardi, R., Durham, S. B. & Virnig, B. A., Apr 1 2007, In : Annals of surgery. 245, 4, p. 553-559 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The impact of a change in medicare reimbursement policy and HEDIS measures on stage at diagnosis among medicare HMO and fee-for-service female breast cancer patients

Habermann, E. B., Virnig, B. A., Riley, G. F. & Baxter, N. N., Aug 1 2007, In : Medical care. 45, 8, p. 761-766 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

The status of radical proctectomy and sphincter-sparing surgery in the United States

Ricciardi, R., Virnig, B. A., Madoff, R. D., Rothenberger, D. A. & Baxter, N. N., Aug 2007, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 50, 8, p. 1119-1127 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Trends in the incidence and treatment of parathyroid cancer in the United States

Lee, P. K., Jarosek, S. L., Virnig, B. A., Evasovich, M. & Tuttle, T. M., May 1 2007, In : Cancer. 109, 9, p. 1736-1741 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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