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Jerome Lewis Avorn, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Jerome Avorn and Niteesh Choudhry.
Connection Strength

7.354
  1. Choudhry NK, Patrick AR, Glynn RJ, Avorn J. The cost-effectiveness of C-reactive protein testing and rosuvastatin treatment for patients with normal cholesterol levels. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Feb 15; 57(7):784-91.
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    Score: 0.503
  2. Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Funding for medical education: maintaining a healthy separation from industry. Circulation. 2010 May 25; 121(20):2228-34.
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    Score: 0.478
  3. Choudhry NK, Levin R, Avorn J. The economic consequences of non-evidence-based clopidogrel use. Am Heart J. 2008 May; 155(5):904-9.
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    Score: 0.409
  4. Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Using computer-based decision support to close the "know do" gap in lipid-lowering therapy. Circulation. 2008 Jan 22; 117(3):336-7.
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    Score: 0.406
  5. Choudhry NK, Avorn J. Over-the-counter statins. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jun 07; 142(11):910-3.
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    Score: 0.339
  6. Bateman BT, Franklin JM, Bykov K, Avorn J, Shrank WH, Brennan TA, Landon JE, Rathmell JP, Huybrechts KF, Fischer MA, Choudhry NK. Persistent opioid use following cesarean delivery: patterns and predictors among opioid-naïve women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 09; 215(3):353.e1-353.e18.
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    Score: 0.179
  7. Lewey J, Shrank WH, Avorn J, Liu J, Choudhry NK. Medication adherence and healthcare disparities: impact of statin co-payment reduction. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Oct; 21(10):696-704.
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    Score: 0.173
  8. Ito K, Avorn J, Shrank WH, Toscano M, Spettel C, Brennan T, Choudhry NK. Long-term cost-effectiveness of providing full coverage for preventive medications after myocardial infarction. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 May; 8(3):252-9.
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    Score: 0.168
  9. Najafzadeh M, Andersson K, Shrank WH, Krumme AA, Matlin OS, Brennan T, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Cost-effectiveness of novel regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C virus. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Mar 17; 162(6):407-19.
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    Score: 0.167
  10. Kesselheim AS, Choudhry NK, Avorn J. Burden of changes in generic pill appearance. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Dec 02; 161(11):840.
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    Score: 0.163
  11. Berkowitz SA, Krumme AA, Avorn J, Brennan T, Matlin OS, Spettell CM, Pezalla EJ, Brill G, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK. Initial choice of oral glucose-lowering medication for diabetes mellitus: a patient-centered comparative effectiveness study. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 174(12):1955-62.
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    Score: 0.163
  12. Kesselheim AS, Bykov K, Avorn J, Tong A, Doherty M, Choudhry NK. Burden of changes in pill appearance for patients receiving generic cardiovascular medications after myocardial infarction: cohort and nested case-control studies. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jul 15; 161(2):96-103.
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    Score: 0.159
  13. Desai NR, Krumme AA, Schneeweiss S, Shrank WH, Brill G, Pezalla EJ, Spettell CM, Brennan TA, Matlin OS, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Patterns of initiation of oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation- quality and cost implications. Am J Med. 2014 Nov; 127(11):1075-1082.e1.
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    Score: 0.158
  14. Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Smith BF, Brill G, Girdish C, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Avorn J, Shrank WH. Five features of value-based insurance design plans were associated with higher rates of medication adherence. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Mar; 33(3):493-501.
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    Score: 0.155
  15. Canestaro WJ, Patrick AR, Avorn J, Ito K, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK. Cost-effectiveness of oral anticoagulants for treatment of atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Nov; 6(6):724-31.
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    Score: 0.152
  16. Choudhry NK, Glynn RJ, Avorn J, Lee JL, Brennan TA, Reisman L, Toscano M, Levin R, Matlin OS, Antman EM, Shrank WH. Untangling the relationship between medication adherence and post-myocardial infarction outcomes: medication adherence and clinical outcomes. Am Heart J. 2014 Jan; 167(1):51-58.e5.
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    Score: 0.151
  17. Gagne JJ, Bykov K, Choudhry NK, Toomey TJ, Connolly JG, Avorn J. Effect of smoking on comparative efficacy of antiplatelet agents: systematic review, meta-analysis, and indirect comparison. BMJ. 2013 Sep 17; 347:f5307.
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    Score: 0.150
  18. Kesselheim AS, Misono AS, Shrank WH, Greene JA, Doherty M, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Variations in pill appearance of antiepileptic drugs and the risk of nonadherence. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 11; 173(3):202-8.
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    Score: 0.144
  19. Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Avorn JL, Lee JL, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Berman C, Jan S, Lii J, Mahoney JJ, Shrank WH. The impact of reducing cardiovascular medication copayments on health spending and resource utilization. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Oct 30; 60(18):1817-24.
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    Score: 0.141
  20. Ito K, Shrank WH, Avorn J, Patrick AR, Brennan TA, Antman EM, Choudhry NK. Comparative cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve medication adherence after myocardial infarction. Health Serv Res. 2012 Dec; 47(6):2097-117.
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    Score: 0.140
  21. Schneeweiss S, Gagne JJ, Patrick AR, Choudhry NK, Avorn J. Comparative efficacy and safety of new oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Jul 01; 5(4):480-6.
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    Score: 0.138
  22. Singh JP, Kulik A, Levin R, Ellinor PT, Ruskin J, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Renin-angiotensin-system modulators and the incidence of atrial fibrillation following hospitalization for coronary artery disease. Europace. 2012 Sep; 14(9):1287-93.
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    Score: 0.136
  23. Desai NR, Shrank WH, Fischer MA, Avorn J, Liberman JN, Schneeweiss S, Pakes J, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK. Patterns of medication initiation in newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus: quality and cost implications. Am J Med. 2012 Mar; 125(3):302.e1-7.
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    Score: 0.135
  24. Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Glynn RJ, Antman EM, Schneeweiss S, Toscano M, Reisman L, Fernandes J, Spettell C, Lee JL, Levin R, Brennan T, Shrank WH. Full coverage for preventive medications after myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 01; 365(22):2088-97.
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    Score: 0.132
  25. Kesselheim AS, Lee JL, Avorn J, Servi A, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK. Conflict of interest in oncology publications: a survey of disclosure policies and statements. Cancer. 2012 Jan 01; 118(1):188-95.
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    Score: 0.129
  26. Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Avorn J, Liberman JN, Schneeweiss S, Pakes J, Brennan TA, Shrank WH. The implications of therapeutic complexity on adherence to cardiovascular medications. Arch Intern Med. 2011 May 09; 171(9):814-22.
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    Score: 0.128
  27. Shrank WH, Liberman JN, Fischer MA, Avorn J, Kilabuk E, Chang A, Kesselheim AS, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK. The consequences of requesting "dispense as written". Am J Med. 2011 Apr; 124(4):309-17.
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    Score: 0.127
  28. Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Berman C, Jan S, Liu J, Lii J, Brookhart MA, Mahoney JJ, Shrank WH. At Pitney Bowes, value-based insurance design cut copayments and increased drug adherence. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Nov; 29(11):1995-2001.
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    Score: 0.123
  29. Kulik A, Singh JP, Levin R, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Association between statin use and the incidence of atrial fibrillation following hospitalization for coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Jun 15; 105(12):1655-60.
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    Score: 0.119
  30. Chan DC, Shrank WH, Cutler D, Jan S, Fischer MA, Liu J, Avorn J, Solomon D, Brookhart MA, Choudhry NK. Patient, physician, and payment predictors of statin adherence. Med Care. 2010 Mar; 48(3):196-202.
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    Score: 0.118
  31. Shrank WH, Patrick A, Gleason PP, Canning C, Walters C, Heaton AH, Jan S, Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Wolf MS, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. An evaluation of the relationship between the implementation of a newly designed prescription drug label at Target pharmacies and health outcomes. Med Care. 2009 Sep; 47(9):1031-5.
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    Score: 0.114
  32. Patrick AR, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Cost-effectiveness of genotype-guided warfarin dosing for patients with atrial fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2009 Sep; 2(5):429-36.
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    Score: 0.113
  33. Shrank WH, Cadarette SM, Cox E, Fischer MA, Mehta J, Brookhart AM, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Is there a relationship between patient beliefs or communication about generic drugs and medication utilization? Med Care. 2009 Mar; 47(3):319-25.
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    Score: 0.110
  34. Shrank WH, Gleason PP, Canning C, Walters C, Heaton AH, Jan S, Patrick A, Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Solomon DH, Avorn J, Choudhry NK. Can improved prescription medication labeling influence adherence to chronic medications? An evaluation of the Target pharmacy label. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 May; 24(5):570-8.
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    Score: 0.110
  35. Shrank WH, Choudhry NK, Solomon DH, Snedden TM, Lee TH, Glynn RJ, Brown TV, Jolda C, Spetman M, Brookhart MA, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J. Rationale and design of the Study Assessing the Effect of Cardiovascular Medications Provided as Low-cost, Evidence-based Generic Samples (SAMPLES) trial. Am Heart J. 2009 Apr; 157(4):613-9.
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    Score: 0.109
  36. Choudhry NK, Zagorski B, Avorn J, Levin R, Sykora K, Laupacis A, Mamdani M. Comparison of the impact of the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-Up Investigation of Rhythm Management trial on prescribing patterns: a time-series analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2008 Nov; 42(11):1563-72.
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    Score: 0.107
  37. Choudhry NK, Brennan T, Toscano M, Spettell C, Glynn RJ, Rubino M, Schneeweiss S, Brookhart AM, Fernandes J, Mathew S, Christiansen B, Antman EM, Avorn J, Shrank WH. Rationale and design of the Post-MI FREEE trial: a randomized evaluation of first-dollar drug coverage for post-myocardial infarction secondary preventive therapies. Am Heart J. 2008 Jul; 156(1):31-6.
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    Score: 0.104
  38. Choudhry NK, Patrick AR, Antman EM, Avorn J, Shrank WH. Cost-effectiveness of providing full drug coverage to increase medication adherence in post-myocardial infarction Medicare beneficiaries. Circulation. 2008 Mar 11; 117(10):1261-8.
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    Score: 0.102
  39. Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Antman EM, Schneeweiss S, Shrank WH. Should patients receive secondary prevention medications for free after a myocardial infarction? An economic analysis. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007 Jan-Feb; 26(1):186-94.
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    Score: 0.094
  40. Najafzadeh M, Schneeweiss S, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Gagne JJ. General Population vs. Patient Preferences in Anticoagulant Therapy: A Discrete Choice Experiment. Patient. 2019 04; 12(2):235-246.
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    Score: 0.055
  41. Krumme AA, Pawar A, Schneeweiss S, Glynn RJ, Choudhry NK, Kulldorff M, Ortiz AS, Avorn J, Gagne JJ. Study protocol for the dabigatran, apixaban, rivaroxaban, edoxaban, warfarin comparative effectiveness research study. J Comp Eff Res. 2018 01; 7(1):57-66.
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    Score: 0.050
  42. Lieberman DA, Polinski JM, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Fischer MA. Medicaid prescription limits: policy trends and comparative impact on utilization. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jan 15; 16:15.
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    Score: 0.044
  43. Gagne JJ, Kesselheim AS, Choudhry NK, Polinski JM, Hutchins D, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Avorn J, Shrank WH. Comparative effectiveness of generic versus brand-name antiepileptic medications. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Nov; 52(Pt A):14-8.
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    Score: 0.043
  44. Sarpatwari A, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Kesselheim AS. Paying physicians to prescribe generic drugs and follow-on biologics in the United States. PLoS Med. 2015 Mar; 12(3):e1001802.
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    Score: 0.042
  45. Najafzadeh M, Gagne JJ, Choudhry NK, Polinski JM, Avorn J, Schneeweiss SS. Patients' preferences in anticoagulant therapy: discrete choice experiment. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Nov; 7(6):912-9.
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    Score: 0.041
  46. Gagne JJ, Choudhry NK, Kesselheim AS, Polinski JM, Hutchins D, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Avorn J, Shrank WH. Comparative effectiveness of generic and brand-name statins on patient outcomes: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Sep 16; 161(6):400-7.
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    Score: 0.040
  47. Lieberman DA, Polinski JM, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Fischer MA. Unintended consequences of a Medicaid prescription copayment policy. Med Care. 2014 May; 52(5):422-7.
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    Score: 0.039
  48. Franklin JM, Choudhry NK, Uscher-Pines L, Brill G, Matlin OS, Fischer MA, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Brennan TA, Shrank WH. Equity in the receipt of oseltamivir in the United States during the H1N1 pandemic. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun; 104(6):1052-8.
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    Score: 0.039
  49. Patrick AR, Fischer MA, Choudhry NK, Shrank WH, Seeger JD, Liu J, Avorn J, Polinski JM. Trends in insulin initiation and treatment intensification among patients with type 2 diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Feb; 29(2):320-7.
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    Score: 0.038
  50. Shrank WH, Choudhry NK, Tong A, Myers J, Fischer MA, Swanton K, Slezak J, Brennan TA, Liberman JN, Moffit S, Avorn J, Carpenter D. Warnings without guidance: patient responses to an FDA warning about ezetimibe. Med Care. 2012 Jun; 50(6):479-84.
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    Score: 0.034
  51. Fischer MA, Choudhry NK, Brill G, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S, Hutchins D, Liberman JN, Brennan TA, Shrank WH. Trouble getting started: predictors of primary medication nonadherence. Am J Med. 2011 Nov; 124(11):1081.e9-22.
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    Score: 0.033
  52. Shrank WH, Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Avorn J, Powell M, Schneeweiss S, Liberman JN, Dollear T, Brennan TA, Brookhart MA. The epidemiology of prescriptions abandoned at the pharmacy. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Nov 16; 153(10):633-40.
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    Score: 0.031
  53. Rassen JA, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Schneeweiss S. Cardiovascular outcomes and mortality in patients using clopidogrel with proton pump inhibitors after percutaneous coronary intervention or acute coronary syndrome. Circulation. 2009 Dec 08; 120(23):2322-9.
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    Score: 0.029
  54. Wang PS, Schneeweiss S, Setoguchi S, Patrick A, Avorn J, Mogun H, Choudhry NK, Brookhart MA. Ventricular arrhythmias and cerebrovascular events in the elderly using conventional and atypical antipsychotic medications. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2007 Dec; 27(6):707-10.
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    Score: 0.025
  55. Shrank WH, Agnew-Blais J, Choudhry NK, Wolf MS, Kesselheim AS, Avorn J, Shekelle P. The variability and quality of medication container labels. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Sep 10; 167(16):1760-5.
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    Score: 0.025
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