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James Franklin Wharam, Mb.Bch,Bao

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

15.693
  1. 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: 0.987
  2. 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: 0.905
  3. 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: 0.844
  4. 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: 0.839
  5. 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: 0.788
  6. 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: 0.743
  7. Wharam JF, Landon BE, Xu X, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D. National Trends and Disparities in Mammography Among Commercially Insured Women, 2001-2010. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015 Sep-Oct; 21(5):426-32.
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    Score: 0.710
  8. 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: 0.683
  9. Wharam JF, Zhang F, Xu X, Landon BE, Ross-Degnan D. National trends and disparities in cervical cancer screening among commercially insured Women, 2001-2010. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Nov; 23(11):2366-73.
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    Score: 0.660
  10. 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: 0.614
  11. Wharam JF, Soumerai S, Trinacty C, Eggleston E, Zhang F, LeCates R, Canning C, Ross-Degnan D. Impact of emerging health insurance arrangements on diabetes outcomes and disparities: rationale and study design. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013; 10:E11.
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    Score: 0.590
  12. 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: 0.541
  13. 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: 0.538
  14. 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: 0.395
  15. Wharam JF, Wallace J, Zhang F, Xu X, Lu CY, Hernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Newhouse JP. Association Between Switching to a High-Deductible Health Plan and Major Cardiovascular Outcomes. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jul 01; 3(7):e208939.
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    Score: 0.248
  16. Meiri A, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in Insulin Out-of-Pocket Costs and Reimbursement Price Among US Patients With Private Health Insurance, 2006-2017. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Jun 01.
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    Score: 0.247
  17. 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: 0.247
  18. Hong AS, Levin D, Parker L, Rao VM, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in Diagnostic Imaging Utilization among Medicare and Commercially Insured Adults from 2003 through 2016. Radiology. 2020 02; 294(2):342-350.
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    Score: 0.240
  19. Lewis KH, Arterburn DE, Callaway K, Zhang F, Argetsinger S, Wallace J, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Risk of Operative and Nonoperative Interventions Up to 4 Years After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in a Nationwide US Commercial Insurance Claims Database. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 12 02; 2(12):e1917603.
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    Score: 0.238
  20. Lewis KH, Arterburn DE, Zhang F, Callaway K, Wallace J, Fernandez A, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Comparative Effectiveness of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Roux en y Gastric Bypass for Diabetes Treatment: A Claims-based Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2019 Jun 12.
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    Score: 0.231
  21. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, LeCates RF, Wharam JF. Uptake and use of a diabetes management program with a mobile glucometer. Prim Care Diabetes. 2019 12; 13(6):549-555.
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    Score: 0.229
  22. 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: 0.222
  23. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Provider Perspectives on Quality Payment Programs Targeting Diabetes in Primary Care Settings. Popul Health Manag. 2019 06; 22(3):248-254.
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    Score: 0.219
  24. Leopold C, Wagner AK, Zhang F, Lu CY, Earle CC, Nekhlyudov L, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Total and out-of-pocket expenditures among women with metastatic breast cancer in low-deductible versus high-deductible health plans. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Sep; 171(2):449-459.
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    Score: 0.215
  25. Lu CY, Zhang F, Wagner AK, Nekhlyudov L, Earle CC, Callahan M, LeCates R, Xu X, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Impact of high-deductible insurance on adjuvant hormonal therapy use in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug; 171(1):235-242.
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    Score: 0.214
  26. Hong AS, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Drivers of Low-Value Care-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 03 01; 178(3):433-434.
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    Score: 0.211
  27. Hong AS, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Wharam JF. Clinician-Level Predictors for Ordering Low-Value Imaging. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 11 01; 177(11):1577-1585.
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    Score: 0.206
  28. Hong AS, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Wharam JF. Small Decline In Low-Value Back Imaging Associated With The 'Choosing Wisely' Campaign, 2012-14. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 04 01; 36(4):671-679.
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    Score: 0.198
  29. Leopold C, Wagner AK, Zhang F, Lu CY, Earle C, Nekhlyudov L, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Erratum to: Racial disparities in all-cause mortality among younger commercially insured women with incident metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 11; 160(2):385.
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    Score: 0.192
  30. Larochelle MR, Liebschutz JM, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Opioid Prescribing After Nonfatal Overdose and Association With Repeated Overdose. Ann Intern Med. 2016 09 06; 165(5):376-7.
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    Score: 0.190
  31. Leopold C, Wagner AK, Zhang F, Lu CY, Earle C, Nekhlyudov L, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Racial disparities in all-cause mortality among younger commercially insured women with incident metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 07; 158(2):333-40.
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    Score: 0.188
  32. Larochelle MR, Liebschutz JM, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Opioid Prescribing After Nonfatal Overdose and Association With Repeated Overdose: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Jan 05; 164(1):1-9.
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    Score: 0.182
  33. Garabedian LF, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Mobile Phone and Smartphone Technologies for Diabetes Care and Self-Management. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 Dec; 15(12):109.
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    Score: 0.181
  34. Lewis KH, Zhang F, Arterburn DE, Ross-Degnan D, Gillman MW, Wharam JF. Comparing Medical Costs and Use After Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. JAMA Surg. 2015 Aug; 150(8):787-94.
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    Score: 0.176
  35. Larochelle MR, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Rates of opioid dispensing and overdose after introduction of abuse-deterrent extended-release oxycodone and withdrawal of propoxyphene. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jun; 175(6):978-87.
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    Score: 0.174
  36. Larochelle MR, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in opioid prescribing and co-prescribing of sedative hypnotics for acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain: 2001-2010. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015 Aug; 24(8):885-92.
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    Score: 0.173
  37. 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: 0.158
  38. Wharam JF, Ross-Degnan D, Rosenthal MB. The ACA and high-deductible insurance--strategies for sharpening a blunt instrument. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 17; 369(16):1481-4.
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    Score: 0.155
  39. 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: 0.141
  40. 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: 0.130
  41. 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: 0.128
  42. 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: 0.128
  43. Zhang F, Wharam JF, Ross-Degnan D. Comparing simulation and threshold approaches when analysing data with probabilities of categories. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010 Oct; 16(5):964-7.
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    Score: 0.126
  44. 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: 0.107
  45. Duru OK, Mangione CM, Rodriguez HP, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF, Black B, Kho A, Huguet N, Angier H, Mayer V, Siscovick D, Kraschnewski JL, Shi L, Nauman E, Gregg EW, Ali MK, Thornton P, Clauser S. Introductory Overview of the Natural Experiments for Translation in Diabetes 2.0 (NEXT-D2) Network: Examining the Impact of US Health Policies and Practices to Prevent Diabetes and Its Complications. Curr Diab Rep. 2018 02 05; 18(2):8.
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    Score: 0.053
  46. Eggleston EM, LeCates RF, Zhang F, Wharam JF, Ross-Degnan D, Oken E. Variation in Postpartum Glycemic Screening in Women With a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 07; 128(1):159-67.
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    Score: 0.047
  47. 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
  48. 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
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.