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Stephen Bertram Soumerai, Sc.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Stephen Soumerai and Dennis Ross-Degnan.
Connection Strength

11.882
  1. Soumerai SB, Mah C, Zhang F, Adams A, Barton M, Fajtova V, Ross-Degnan D. Effects of health maintenance organization coverage of self-monitoring devices on diabetes self-care and glycemic control. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Mar 22; 164(6):645-52.
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    Score: 0.322
  2. Ross-Degnan D, Simoni-Wastila L, Brown JS, Gao X, Mah C, Cosler LE, Fanning T, Gallagher P, Salzman C, Shader RI, Inui TS, Soumerai SB. A controlled study of the effects of state surveillance on indicators of problematic and non-problematic benzodiazepine use in a Medicaid population. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2004; 34(2):103-23.
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    Score: 0.317
  3. Soumerai SB, Simoni-Wastila L, Singer C, Mah C, Gao X, Salzman C, Ross-Degnan D. Lack of relationship between long-term use of benzodiazepines and escalation to high dosages. Psychiatr Serv. 2003 Jul; 54(7):1006-11.
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    Score: 0.306
  4. Soumerai SB, Adams AS, Ross-Degnan D. Medicare prescription coverage and congressional gridlock. J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Dec; 16(12):864-6.
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    Score: 0.274
  5. Ross-Degnan D, Wallace J, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Garabedian L, Wharam JF. Reduced Cost-sharing for Preventive Drugs Preferentially Benefits Low-income Patients With Diabetes in High Deductible Health Plans With Health Savings Accounts. Med Care. 2020 06; 58 Suppl 6 Suppl 1:S4-S13.
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    Score: 0.247
  6. Soumerai SB, McLaughlin TJ, Gurwitz JH, Pearson S, Christiansen CL, Borbas C, Morris N, McLaughlin B, Gao X, Ross-Degnan D. Timeliness and quality of care for elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction under health maintenance organization vs fee-for-service insurance. Arch Intern Med. 1999 Sep 27; 159(17):2013-20.
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    Score: 0.236
  7. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Inadequate prescription-drug coverage for Medicare enrollees--a call to action. N Engl J Med. 1999 Mar 04; 340(9):722-8.
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    Score: 0.227
  8. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Wallace J, Lu C, Earle C, Soumerai SB, Nekhlyudov L, Ross-Degnan D. Vulnerable And Less Vulnerable Women In High-Deductible Health Plans Experienced Delayed Breast Cancer Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 03; 38(3):408-415.
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    Score: 0.227
  9. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Lu CY, Wagner AK, Nekhlyudov L, Earle CC, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment After High-Deductible Insurance Enrollment. J Clin Oncol. 2018 04 10; 36(11):1121-1127.
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    Score: 0.211
  10. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Eggleston EM, Lu CY, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Effect of High-Deductible Insurance on High-Acuity Outcomes in Diabetes: A Natural Experiment for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Study. Diabetes Care. 2018 05; 41(5):940-948.
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    Score: 0.210
  11. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Insurance copayments and delays in seeking emergency care. N Engl J Med. 1997 Oct 23; 337(17):1247; author reply 1247-8.
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    Score: 0.206
  12. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Eggleston EM, Lu CY, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D. Diabetes Outpatient Care and Acute Complications Before and After High-Deductible Insurance Enrollment: A Natural Experiment for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 03 01; 177(3):358-368.
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    Score: 0.197
  13. Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB. HMO formularies and care costs. Lancet. 1996 May 04; 347(9010):1264.
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    Score: 0.186
  14. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Landon BE, LeCates R, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D. Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Nationwide High-deductible Health Plan Before and After the Affordable Care Act. Med Care. 2016 May; 54(5):466-73.
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    Score: 0.186
  15. Briesacher BA, Madden JM, Zhang F, Fouayzi H, Ross-Degnan D, Gurwitz JH, Soumerai SB. Did Medicare Part D Affect National Trends in Health Outcomes or Hospitalizations? A Time-Series Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 16; 162(12):825-33.
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    Score: 0.175
  16. Wharam JF, Landon B, Zhang F, Xu X, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D. Mammography rates 3 years after the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines changes. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 20; 33(9):1067-74.
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    Score: 0.171
  17. Madden JM, Adams AS, LeCates RF, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Huskamp HA, Gilden DM, Soumerai SB. Changes in drug coverage generosity and untreated serious mental illness: transitioning from Medicaid to Medicare Part D. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Feb; 72(2):179-88.
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    Score: 0.171
  18. Fretheim A, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Oxman AD, Cheyne H, Foy R, Goodacre S, Herrin J, Kerse N, McKinlay RJ, Wright A, Soumerai SB. A reanalysis of cluster randomized trials showed interrupted time-series studies were valuable in health system evaluation. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Mar; 68(3):324-33.
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    Score: 0.169
  19. Adams AS, Madden JM, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Gilden D, Griggs J, Trinacty CM, Bishop C, Ross-Degnan D. Changes in use of lipid-lowering medications among black and white dual enrollees with diabetes transitioning from Medicaid to Medicare Part D drug coverage. Med Care. 2014 Aug; 52(8):695-703.
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    Score: 0.165
  20. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Landon BE, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Low-socioeconomic-status enrollees in high-deductible plans reduced high-severity emergency care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Aug; 32(8):1398-406.
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    Score: 0.154
  21. Fretheim A, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Oxman AD, Ross-Degnan D. Interrupted time-series analysis yielded an effect estimate concordant with the cluster-randomized controlled trial result. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Aug; 66(8):883-7.
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    Score: 0.154
  22. Blanchard J, Madden JM, Ross-Degnan D, Gresenz CR, Soumerai SB. The relationship between emergency department use and cost-related medication nonadherence among Medicare beneficiaries. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Nov; 62(5):475-485.
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    Score: 0.152
  23. Wharam JF, Landon BE, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. High-deductible insurance: two-year emergency department and hospital use. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Oct 01; 17(10):e410-8.
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    Score: 0.136
  24. Briesacher BA, Zhao Y, Madden JM, Zhang F, Adams AS, Tjia J, Ross-Degnan D, Gurwitz JH, Soumerai SB. Medicare part D and changes in prescription drug use and cost burden: national estimates for the Medicare population, 2000 to 2007. Med Care. 2011 Sep; 49(9):834-41.
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    Score: 0.135
  25. Wharam JF, Graves AJ, Landon BE, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Two-year trends in colorectal cancer screening after switch to a high-deductible health plan. Med Care. 2011 Sep; 49(9):865-71.
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    Score: 0.135
  26. Nekhlyudov L, Madden J, Graves AJ, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Cost-related medication nonadherence and cost-saving strategies used by elderly Medicare cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2011 Dec; 5(4):395-404.
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    Score: 0.134
  27. Lu CY, Adams AS, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Zhang Y, Salzman C, Soumerai SB. Association between prior authorization for medications and health service use by Medicaid patients with bipolar disorder. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Feb; 62(2):186-93.
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    Score: 0.129
  28. Serumaga B, Ross-Degnan D, Avery AJ, Elliott RA, Majumdar SR, Zhang F, Soumerai SB. Effect of pay for performance on the management and outcomes of hypertension in the United Kingdom: interrupted time series study. BMJ. 2011 Jan 25; 342:d108.
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    Score: 0.129
  29. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Drug prescribing in pediatrics: challenges for quality improvement. Pediatrics. 1990 Nov; 86(5):782-4.
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    Score: 0.127
  30. Briesacher BA, Ross-Degnan D, Wagner AK, Fouayzi H, Zhang F, Gurwitz JH, Soumerai SB. Out-of-pocket burden of health care spending and the adequacy of the Medicare Part D low-income subsidy. Med Care. 2010 Jun; 48(6):503-9.
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    Score: 0.124
  31. Simon SR, Trinacty CM, Soumerai SB, Piette JD, Meigs JB, Shi P, Ensroth A, Ross-Degnan D. Improving diabetes care among patients overdue for recommended testing: a randomized controlled trial of automated telephone outreach. Diabetes Care. 2010 Jul; 33(7):1452-3.
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    Score: 0.122
  32. Simon SR, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Ensroth A, Bernstein L, Fletcher RH, Ross-Degnan D. Failure of automated telephone outreach with speech recognition to improve colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Feb 08; 170(3):264-70.
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    Score: 0.121
  33. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Experience of state drug benefit programs. Health Aff (Millwood). 1990; 9(3):36-54.
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    Score: 0.120
  34. Madden JM, Graves AJ, Ross-Degnan D, Briesacher BA, Soumerai SB. Cost-related medication nonadherence after implementation of Medicare Part D, 2006-2007. JAMA. 2009 Oct 28; 302(16):1755-6.
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    Score: 0.119
  35. Adams AS, Zhang F, LeCates RF, Graves AJ, Ross-Degnan D, Gilden D, McLaughlin TJ, Lu C, Trinacty CM, Soumerai SB. Prior authorization for antidepressants in Medicaid: effects among disabled dual enrollees. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Apr 27; 169(8):750-6.
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    Score: 0.115
  36. Zhang Y, Adams AS, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Soumerai SB. Effects of prior authorization on medication discontinuation among Medicaid beneficiaries with bipolar disorder. Psychiatr Serv. 2009 Apr; 60(4):520-7.
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    Score: 0.114
  37. Trinacty CM, Adams AS, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Meigs JB, Piette JD, Ross-Degnan D. Racial differences in long-term adherence to oral antidiabetic drug therapy: a longitudinal cohort study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2009 Feb 07; 9:24.
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    Score: 0.113
  38. Zhang F, Wagner AK, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Methods for estimating confidence intervals in interrupted time series analyses of health interventions. J Clin Epidemiol. 2009 Feb; 62(2):143-8.
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    Score: 0.111
  39. Law MR, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB. Effect of prior authorization of second-generation antipsychotic agents on pharmacy utilization and reimbursements. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 May; 59(5):540-6.
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    Score: 0.107
  40. Madden JM, Graves AJ, Zhang F, Adams AS, Briesacher BA, Ross-Degnan D, Gurwitz JH, Pierre-Jacques M, Safran DG, Adler GS, Soumerai SB. Cost-related medication nonadherence and spending on basic needs following implementation of Medicare Part D. JAMA. 2008 Apr 23; 299(16):1922-8.
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    Score: 0.107
  41. Pierre-Jacques M, Safran DG, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS, Gurwitz J, Rusinak D, Soumerai SB. Reliability of new measures of cost-related medication nonadherence. Med Care. 2008 Apr; 46(4):444-8.
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    Score: 0.106
  42. Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Ball DE, LeCates RF, Law MR, Hughes TE, Chapman D, Adams AS. Use of atypical antipsychotic drugs for schizophrenia in Maine Medicaid following a policy change. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 May-Jun; 27(3):w185-95.
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    Score: 0.106
  43. Adams AS, Trinacty CM, Zhang F, Kleinman K, Grant RW, Meigs JB, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Medication adherence and racial differences in A1C control. Diabetes Care. 2008 May; 31(5):916-21.
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    Score: 0.105
  44. Trinacty CM, Adams AS, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Meigs JB, Piette JD, Ross-Degnan D. Racial differences in long-term self-monitoring practice among newly drug-treated diabetes patients in an HMO. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov; 22(11):1506-13.
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    Score: 0.102
  45. Bambauer KZ, Soumerai SB, Adams AS, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D. Provider and patient characteristics associated with antidepressant nonadherence: the impact of provider specialty. J Clin Psychiatry. 2007 Jun; 68(6):867-73.
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    Score: 0.100
  46. Bambauer KZ, Safran DG, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Adams AS, Gurwitz J, Pierre-Jacques M, Soumerai SB. Depression and cost-related medication nonadherence in Medicare beneficiaries. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007 May; 64(5):602-8.
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    Score: 0.100
  47. Elliott RA, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS, Safran DG, Soumerai SB. Strategies for coping in a complex world: adherence behavior among older adults with chronic illness. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Jun; 22(6):805-10.
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    Score: 0.099
  48. Wharam JF, Landon BE, Galbraith AA, Kleinman KP, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Emergency department use and subsequent hospitalizations among members of a high-deductible health plan. JAMA. 2007 Mar 14; 297(10):1093-102.
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    Score: 0.099
  49. Grant R, Adams AS, Trinacty CM, Zhang F, Kleinman K, Soumerai SB, Meigs JB, Ross-Degnan D. Relationship between patient medication adherence and subsequent clinical inertia in type 2 diabetes glycemic management. Diabetes Care. 2007 Apr; 30(4):807-12.
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    Score: 0.098
  50. Wagner AK, Ross-Degnan D, Gurwitz JH, Zhang F, Gilden DB, Cosler L, Soumerai SB. Effect of New York State regulatory action on benzodiazepine prescribing and hip fracture rates. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Jan 16; 146(2):96-103.
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    Score: 0.098
  51. Soumerai SB, Pierre-Jacques M, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS, Gurwitz J, Adler G, Safran DG. Cost-related medication nonadherence among elderly and disabled medicare beneficiaries: a national survey 1 year before the medicare drug benefit. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Sep 25; 166(17):1829-35.
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    Score: 0.096
  52. Mah CA, Soumerai SB, Adams AS, Ross-Degnan D. Racial differences in impact of coverage on diabetes self-monitoring in a health maintenance organization. Med Care. 2006 May; 44(5):392-7.
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    Score: 0.093
  53. Roughead EE, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai S. Differential effect of early or late implementation of prior authorization policies on the use of Cox II inhibitors. Med Care. 2006 Apr; 44(4):378-82.
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    Score: 0.093
  54. Bambauer KZ, Adams AS, Zhang F, Minkoff N, Grande A, Weisblatt R, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Physician alerts to increase antidepressant adherence: fax or fiction? Arch Intern Med. 2006 Mar 13; 166(5):498-504.
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    Score: 0.092
  55. Pearson SA, Soumerai S, Mah C, Zhang F, Simoni-Wastila L, Salzman C, Cosler LE, Fanning T, Gallagher P, Ross-Degnan D. Racial disparities in access after regulatory surveillance of benzodiazepines. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Mar 13; 166(5):572-9.
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    Score: 0.092
  56. Choudhry NK, Anderson GM, Laupacis A, Ross-Degnan D, Normand SL, Soumerai SB. Impact of adverse events on prescribing warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: matched pair analysis. BMJ. 2006 Jan 21; 332(7534):141-5.
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    Score: 0.091
  57. Park S, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS, Sabin J, Kanavos P, Soumerai SB. Effect of switching antipsychotics on antiparkinsonian medication use in schizophrenia: population-based study. Br J Psychiatry. 2005 Aug; 187:137-42.
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    Score: 0.088
  58. Park S, Soumerai SB, Adams AS, Finkelstein JA, Jang S, Ross-Degnan D. Antibiotic use following a Korean national policy to prohibit medication dispensing by physicians. Health Policy Plan. 2005 Sep; 20(5):302-9.
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    Score: 0.088
  59. Majumdar SR, Ross-Degnan D, Farraye FA, Lee M, Kemp JA, Lecates RF, Henning JM, Tunis SR, Schrammel P, Soumerai SB. Controlled trial of interventions to increase testing and treatment for Helicobacter pylori and reduce medication use in patients with chronic acid-related symptoms. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 Apr 15; 21(8):1029-39.
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    Score: 0.087
  60. Wagner AK, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Walker AM, Gurwitz JH, Glynn RJ, Ross-Degnan D. Benzodiazepine use and hip fractures in the elderly: who is at greatest risk? Arch Intern Med. 2004 Jul 26; 164(14):1567-72.
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    Score: 0.082
  61. Simoni-Wastila L, Ross-Degnan D, Mah C, Gao X, Brown J, Cosler LE, Fanning T, Gallagher P, Salzman C, Soumerai SB. A retrospective data analysis of the impact of the New York triplicate prescription program on benzodiazepine use in medicaid patients with chronic psychiatric and neurologic disorders. Clin Ther. 2004 Feb; 26(2):322-36.
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    Score: 0.080
  62. Madden JM, Soumerai SB, Lieu TA, Mandl KD, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D. Length-of-stay policies and ascertainment of postdischarge problems in newborns. Pediatrics. 2004 Jan; 113(1 Pt 1):42-9.
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    Score: 0.079
  63. Pearson SA, Ross-Degnan D, Payson A, Soumerai SB. Changing medication use in managed care: a critical review of the available evidence. Am J Manag Care. 2003 Nov; 9(11):715-31.
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    Score: 0.078
  64. Majumdar SR, Soumerai SB, Farraye FA, Lee M, Kemp JA, Henning JM, Schrammel P, LeCates RF, Ross-Degnan D. Chronic acid-related disorders are common and underinvestigated. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Nov; 98(11):2409-14.
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    Score: 0.078
  65. Wagner AK, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Mah C, Simoni-Wastila L, Cosler L, Fanning T, Gallagher P, Ross-Degnan D. Effects of state surveillance on new post-hospitalization benzodiazepine use. Int J Qual Health Care. 2003 Oct; 15(5):423-31.
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    Score: 0.078
  66. Adams AS, Mah C, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Barton MB, Ross-Degnan D. Barriers to self-monitoring of blood glucose among adults with diabetes in an HMO: a cross sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2003 Mar 19; 3(1):6.
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    Score: 0.075
  67. Madden JM, Soumerai SB, Lieu TA, Mandl KD, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D. Effects on breastfeeding of changes in maternity length-of-stay policy in a large health maintenance organization. Pediatrics. 2003 Mar; 111(3):519-24.
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    Score: 0.075
  68. Wagner AK, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D. Segmented regression analysis of interrupted time series studies in medication use research. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2002 Aug; 27(4):299-309.
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    Score: 0.072
  69. Soumerai SB, McLaughlin TJ, Ross-Degnan D, Christiansen CL, Gurwitz JH. Effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in the elderly: cause for concern in the old-old. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Mar 11; 162(5):561-8.
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    Score: 0.070
  70. Majumdar SR, Soumerai SB, Lee M, Ross-Degnan D. Designing an intervention to improve the management of Helicobacter pylori infection. Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 2001 Aug; 27(8):405-14.
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    Score: 0.067
  71. Fortess EE, Soumerai SB, McLaughlin TJ, Ross-Degnan D. Utilization of essential medications by vulnerable older people after a drug benefit cap: importance of mental disorders, chronic pain, and practice setting. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001 Jun; 49(6):793-7.
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    Score: 0.066
  72. Adams AS, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. Use of antihypertensive drugs by Medicare enrollees: does type of drug coverage matter? Health Aff (Millwood). 2001 Jan-Feb; 20(1):276-86.
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    Score: 0.064
  73. Adams AS, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D. The case for a medicare drug coverage benefit: a critical review of the empirical evidence. Annu Rev Public Health. 2001; 22:49-61.
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    Score: 0.064
  74. Wharam JF, Busch AB, Madden J, Zhang F, Callahan M, LeCates RF, Foxworth P, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D, Lu CY. Effect of high-deductible insurance on health care use in bipolar disorder. Am J Manag Care. 2020 Jun; 26(6):248-255.
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    Score: 0.062
  75. Moynihan R, Bero L, Ross-Degnan D, Henry D, Lee K, Watkins J, Mah C, Soumerai SB. Coverage by the news media of the benefits and risks of medications. N Engl J Med. 2000 Jun 01; 342(22):1645-50.
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    Score: 0.062
  76. Madden JM, Shetty PS, Zhang F, Briesacher BA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Galbraith AA. Risk Factors Associated With Food Insecurity in the Medicare Population. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 30.
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    Score: 0.059
  77. Adams AS, Soumerai SB, Lomas J, Ross-Degnan D. Evidence of self-report bias in assessing adherence to guidelines. Int J Qual Health Care. 1999 Jun; 11(3):187-92.
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    Score: 0.058
  78. Gillman MW, Ross-Degnan D, McLaughlin TJ, Gao X, Spiegelman D, Hertzmark E, Goldman L, Soumerai SB. Effects of long-acting versus short-acting calcium channel blockers among older survivors of acute myocardial infarction. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999 May; 47(5):512-7.
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    Score: 0.057
  79. Wharam JF, Lu CY, Zhang F, Callahan M, Xu X, Wallace J, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D, Newhouse JP. High-Deductible Insurance and Delay in Care for the Macrovascular Complications of Diabetes. Ann Intern Med. 2018 12 18; 169(12):845-854.
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    Score: 0.056
  80. Majumdar SR, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB. A computer-assisted management program for antiinfective agents. N Engl J Med. 1998 Jun 11; 338(24):1775; author reply 1776.
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    Score: 0.054
  81. Brufsky JW, Ross-Degnan D, Calabrese D, Gao X, Soumerai SB. Shifting physician prescribing to a preferred histamine-2-receptor antagonist. Effects of a multifactorial intervention in a mixed-model health maintenance organization. Med Care. 1998 Mar; 36(3):321-32.
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    Score: 0.053
  82. Adams AS, Madden JM, Zhang F, Lu CY, Ross-Degnan D, Lee A, Soumerai SB, Gilden D, Chawla N, Griggs JJ. Effects of Transitioning to Medicare Part D on Access to Drugs for Medical Conditions among Dual Enrollees with Cancer. Value Health. 2017 12; 20(10):1345-1354.
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    Score: 0.051
  83. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Fortess EE, Walser BL. Determinants of change in Medicaid pharmaceutical cost sharing: does evidence affect policy? Milbank Q. 1997; 75(1):11-34.
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    Score: 0.049
  84. Goel PK, Ross-Degnan D, McLaughlin TJ, Soumerai SB. Influence of location and staff knowledge on quality of retail pharmacy prescribing for childhood diarrhea in Kenya. Int J Qual Health Care. 1996 Dec; 8(6):519-26.
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    Score: 0.048
  85. Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Goel PK, Bates J, Makhulo J, Dondi N, Adi D, Ferraz-Tabor L, Hogan R. The impact of face-to-face educational outreach on diarrhoea treatment in pharmacies. Health Policy Plan. 1996 Sep; 11(3):308-18.
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    Score: 0.048
  86. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Choudhry NK, Brown JS. Impact of Massachusetts Health Reform on Enrollment Length and Health Care Utilization in the Unsubsidized Individual Market. Health Serv Res. 2017 06; 52(3):1118-1137.
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    Score: 0.047
  87. Goel P, Ross-Degnan D, Berman P, Soumerai S. Retail pharmacies in developing countries: a behavior and intervention framework. Soc Sci Med. 1996 Apr; 42(8):1155-61.
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    Score: 0.046
  88. Walser BL, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB. Do open formularies increase access to clinically useful drugs? Health Aff (Millwood). 1996; 15(3):95-109.
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    Score: 0.045
  89. Adams AS, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Gilden D, Burns M, Huskamp HA, Trinacty C, Alegria M, LeCates RF, Griggs JJ, Ross-Degnan D, Madden JM. Effects of eliminating drug caps on racial differences in antidepressant use among dual enrollees with diabetes and depression. Clin Ther. 2015 Mar 01; 37(3):597-609.
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    Score: 0.043
  90. Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Avorn J, Bohn RL, Bright R, Aledort LM. Hemophilia home treatment. Economic analysis and implications for health policy. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 1995; 11(2):327-44.
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    Score: 0.042
  91. Naci H, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Briesacher BA, Gurwitz JH, Madden JM. Persistent medication affordability problems among disabled Medicare beneficiaries after Part D, 2006-2011. Med Care. 2014 Nov; 52(11):951-6.
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    Score: 0.042
  92. Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Fortess EE, Gurwitz JH. Withdrawal of a drug from the market: what should the prescriber do? JAMA. 1994 Oct 26; 272(16):1253.
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    Score: 0.042
  93. Soumerai SB, McLaughlin TJ, Ross-Degnan D, Casteris CS, Bollini P. Effects of a limiting Medicaid drug-reimbursement benefits on the use of psychotropic agents and acute mental health services by patients with schizophrenia. N Engl J Med. 1994 09 08; 331(10):650-5.
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    Score: 0.042
  94. Naci H, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Briesacher BA, Gurwitz JH, Madden JM. Medication affordability gains following Medicare Part D are eroding among elderly with multiple chronic conditions. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Aug; 33(8):1435-43.
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    Score: 0.041
  95. Burns ME, Busch AB, Madden JM, Le Cates RF, Zhang F, Adams AS, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Huskamp HA. Effects of Medicare Part D on guideline-concordant pharmacotherapy for bipolar I disorder among dual beneficiaries. Psychiatr Serv. 2014 Mar 01; 65(3):323-9.
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    Score: 0.040
  96. Reddy SR, Ross-Degnan D, Zaslavsky AM, Soumerai SB, Wharam JF. Impact of a high-deductible health plan on outpatient visits and associated diagnostic tests. Med Care. 2014 Jan; 52(1):86-92.
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    Score: 0.040
  97. Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Fortess EE, Gurwitz JH. Examining product risk in context. Market withdrawal of zomepirac as a case study. JAMA. 1993 Oct 27; 270(16):1937-42.
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    Score: 0.039
  98. Soumerai SB, Salem-Schatz S, Avorn J, Casteris CS, Ross-Degnan D, Popovsky MA. A controlled trial of educational outreach to improve blood transfusion practice. JAMA. 1993 Aug 25; 270(8):961-6.
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    Score: 0.039
  99. Reddy SR, Ross-Degnan D, Zaslavsky AM, Soumerai SB, Wagner AK. Health care payments in the Asia Pacific: validation of five survey measures of economic burden. Int J Equity Health. 2013 Jul 03; 12:49.
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    Score: 0.038
  100. Galbraith AA, Sinaiko AD, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Dutta-Linn MM, Lieu TA. Some families who purchased health coverage through the Massachusetts Connector wound up with high financial burdens. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 May; 32(5):974-83.
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    Score: 0.038
  101. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Fortess EE, Abelson J. A critical analysis of studies of state drug reimbursement policies: research in need of discipline. Milbank Q. 1993; 71(2):217-52.
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    Score: 0.037
  102. Sinaiko AD, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Lieu T, Galbraith A. The experience of Massachusetts shows that consumers will need help in navigating insurance exchanges. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jan; 32(1):78-86.
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    Score: 0.037
  103. Wharam JF, Graves AJ, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Landon BE. Two-year trends in cancer screening among low socioeconomic status women in an HMO-based high-deductible health plan. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Sep; 27(9):1112-9.
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    Score: 0.035
  104. Galbraith AA, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Rosenthal MB, Gay C, Lieu TA. Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Sep; 27(9):1105-11.
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    Score: 0.035
  105. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Kahn JS. Effects of professional and media warnings about the association between aspirin use in children and Reye's syndrome. Milbank Q. 1992; 70(1):155-82.
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    Score: 0.034
  106. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Avorn J, McLaughlin Tj, Choodnovskiy I. Effects of Medicaid drug-payment limits on admission to hospitals and nursing homes. N Engl J Med. 1991 Oct 10; 325(15):1072-7.
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    Score: 0.034
  107. Reiss SK, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Soumerai SB, Zaslavsky AM, Wharam JF. Effect of switching to a high-deductible health plan on use of chronic medications. Health Serv Res. 2011 Oct; 46(5):1382-401.
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    Score: 0.033
  108. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Rosenthal MB, Gay C, Lieu TA. Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Feb; 30(2):322-31.
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    Score: 0.032
  109. Kozhimannil KB, Huskamp HA, Graves AJ, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. High-deductible health plans and costs and utilization of maternity care. Am J Manag Care. 2011; 17(1):e17-25.
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    Score: 0.032
  110. Lu CY, Law MR, Soumerai SB, Graves AJ, LeCates RF, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS. Impact of prior authorization on the use and costs of lipid-lowering medications among Michigan and Indiana dual enrollees in Medicaid and Medicare: results of a longitudinal, population-based study. Clin Ther. 2011 Jan; 33(1):135-44.
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    Score: 0.032
  111. Kozhimannil KB, Huskamp HA, Graves AJ, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. High-deductible health plans and costs and utilization of maternity care. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Jan; 17(1):e17-25.
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    Score: 0.032
  112. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Abrams AM, Kleinman K, Rosenthal MB, Wharam JF, Adams AS, Miroshnik I, Lieu TA. Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans. Am J Manag Care. 2010 Nov; 16(11):833-40.
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    Score: 0.032
  113. Law MR, Lu CY, Soumerai SB, Graves AJ, LeCates RF, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS. Impact of two Medicaid prior-authorization policies on antihypertensive use and costs among Michigan and Indiana residents dually enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare: results of a longitudinal, population-based study. Clin Ther. 2010 Apr; 32(4):729-41; discussion 716.
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    Score: 0.031
  114. Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Gortmaker S, Avorn J. Withdrawing payment for nonscientific drug therapy. Intended and unexpected effects of a large-scale natural experiment. JAMA. 1990 Feb 09; 263(6):831-9.
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    Score: 0.030
  115. Lu CY, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Adams AS. Unintended impacts of a Medicaid prior authorization policy on access to medications for bipolar illness. Med Care. 2010 Jan; 48(1):4-9.
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    Score: 0.030
  116. Galbraith AA, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Miroshnik I, Wharam JF, Kleinman K, Lieu TA. High-deductible health plans: are vulnerable families enrolled? Pediatrics. 2009 Apr; 123(4):e589-94.
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    Score: 0.028
  117. Morden NE, Zerzan JT, Rue TC, Heagerty PJ, Roughead EE, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Sullivan SD. Medicaid prior authorization and controlled-release oxycodone. Med Care. 2008 Jun; 46(6):573-80.
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    Score: 0.027
  118. Wharam JF, Galbraith AA, Kleinman KP, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Landon BE. Cancer screening before and after switching to a high-deductible health plan. Ann Intern Med. 2008 May 06; 148(9):647-55.
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    Score: 0.027
  119. Lu CY, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Pearson SA. Interventions designed to improve the quality and efficiency of medication use in managed care: a critical review of the literature - 2001-2007. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Apr 07; 8:75.
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    Score: 0.027
  120. Tjia J, Briesacher BA, Soumerai SB, Pierre-Jacques M, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Gurwitz JH. Medicare beneficiaries and free prescription drug samples: a national survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jun; 23(6):709-14.
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    Score: 0.026
  121. Finkelstein JA, Huang SS, Kleinman K, Rifas-Shiman SL, Stille CJ, Daniel J, Schiff N, Steingard R, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Goldmann D, Platt R. Impact of a 16-community trial to promote judicious antibiotic use in Massachusetts. Pediatrics. 2008 Jan; 121(1):e15-23.
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    Score: 0.026
  122. Law MR, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Adams AS. A longitudinal study of medication nonadherence and hospitalization risk in schizophrenia. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008 Jan; 69(1):47-53.
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    Score: 0.026
  123. Soumerai SB, Avorn J, Ross-Degnan D, Gortmaker S. Payment restrictions for prescription drugs under Medicaid. Effects on therapy, cost, and equity. N Engl J Med. 1987 Aug 27; 317(9):550-6.
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    Score: 0.026
  124. Srivastava R, Landrigan CP, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Homer CJ, Goldmann DA, Muret-Wagstaff S. Impact of a hospitalist system on length of stay and cost for children with common conditions. Pediatrics. 2007 Aug; 120(2):267-74.
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    Score: 0.025
  125. Zerzan JT, Morden NE, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D, Roughead E, Zhang F, Simoni-Wastila L, Sullivan SD. Trends and geographic variation of opiate medication use in state Medicaid fee-for-service programs, 1996 to 2002. Med Care. 2006 Nov; 44(11):1005-10.
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    Score: 0.024
  126. Choudhry NK, Soumerai SB, Normand SL, Ross-Degnan D, Laupacis A, Anderson GM. Warfarin prescribing in atrial fibrillation: the impact of physician, patient, and hospital characteristics. Am J Med. 2006 Jul; 119(7):607-15.
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    Score: 0.024
  127. Sinha A, Madden J, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai S, Platt R. Reduced risk of neonatal respiratory infections among breastfed girls but not boys. Pediatrics. 2003 Oct; 112(4):e303.
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    Score: 0.019
  128. Madden JM, Soumerai SB, Lieu TA, Mandl KD, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D. Effects of a law against early postpartum discharge on newborn follow-up, adverse events, and HMO expenditures. N Engl J Med. 2002 Dec 19; 347(25):2031-8.
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    Score: 0.018
  129. Landrigan CP, Srivastava R, Muret-Wagstaff S, Soumerai SB, Ross-Degnan D, Graef JW, Homer CJ, Goldmann DA. Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2002 Oct; 110(4):720-8.
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    Score: 0.018
  130. Federman AD, Adams AS, Ross-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Ayanian JZ. Supplemental insurance and use of effective cardiovascular drugs among elderly medicare beneficiaries with coronary heart disease. JAMA. 2001 Oct 10; 286(14):1732-9.
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    Score: 0.017
  131. Platt R, Davis R, Finkelstein J, Go AS, Gurwitz JH, Roblin D, Soumerai S, Ross-Degnan D, Andrade S, Goodman MJ, Martinson B, Raebel MA, Smith D, Ulcickas-Yood M, Chan KA. Multicenter epidemiologic and health services research on therapeutics in the HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2001 Aug-Sep; 10(5):373-7.
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    Score: 0.017
  132. Avorn J, Soumerai SB, Everitt DE, Ross-Degnan D, Beers MH, Sherman D, Salem-Schatz SR, Fields D. A randomized trial of a program to reduce the use of psychoactive drugs in nursing homes. N Engl J Med. 1992 Jul 16; 327(3):168-73.
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    Score: 0.009
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