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Jerry Gurwitz MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentMedicine
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
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    DepartmentPopulation and Quantitative Health Sciences


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    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United StatesABBiology
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesMD

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    1. Tisminetzky M, Gurwitz JH, Miozzo R, Gore JM, Lessard D, Yarzebski J, Goldberg RJ. Impact of cardiac- and noncardiac-related conditions on adverse outcomes in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction. J Comorb. 2019 Jan-Dec; 9:2235042X19852499. PMID: 31192141.
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    2. Gurwitz JH, Pearson SD. Novel Therapies for an Aging Population: Grappling With Price, Value, and Affordability. JAMA. 2019 04 23; 321(16):1567-1568. PMID: 31012942.
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    3. Hajduk AM, Gurwitz JH, Tabada G, Masoudi FA, Magid DJ, Greenlee RT, Sung SH, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Liu TI, Reynolds K, Smith DH, Fiocchi F, Goldberg R, Gill TM, Gupta N, Peterson PN, Schuger C, Vidaillet H, Hammill SC, Allore H, Go AS. Influence of Multimorbidity on Burden and Appropriateness of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapies. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Mar 20. PMID: 30892695.
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    4. Ambrosy AP, Gurwitz JH, Tabada GH, Artz A, Schrier S, Rao SV, Barnhart HX, Reynolds K, Smith DH, Peterson PN, Sung SH, Cohen HJ, Go AS. Incident Anemia in Older Adults with Heart Failure Rate, Etiology, and Association with Outcomes. Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2019 Mar 07. PMID: 30847487.
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    5. Zhang N, Lu SF, Zhou Y, Zhang B, Crawford S, Gurwitz JH. Body Mass Index and 30-Day Adverse Outcomes Among Newly Admitted Residents to Skilled Nursing Facilities. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Mar; 20(3):312-316. PMID: 30824219.
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    6. Amroze A, Field TS, Fouayzi H, Sundaresan D, Burns L, Garber L, Sadasivam RS, Mazor KM, Gurwitz JH, Cutrona SL. Use of Electronic Health Record Access and Audit Logs to Identify Physician Actions Following Noninterruptive Alert Opening: Descriptive Study. JMIR Med Inform. 2019 Feb 07; 7(1):e12650. PMID: 30730293.
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    7. Singh S, Go AS, Wenger NK, Zoungas S, Gurwitz JH. Reply to: Statins for Primary Prevention in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Jan 28. PMID: 30688359.
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    8. Zhang N, Field T, Mazor KM, Zhou Y, Lapane KL, Gurwitz JH. The Increasing Prevalence of Obesity in Residents of U.S. Nursing Homes: 2005-2015. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Jan 23. PMID: 30689774.
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    9. Rochon PA, Gruneir A, Bell CM, Savage R, Gill SS, Wu W, Giannakeas V, Stall NM, Seitz DP, Normand SL, Zhu L, Herrmann N, McCarthy L, Faulkner C, Gurwitz JH, Austin PC, Bronskill SE. Comparison of prescribing practices for older adults treated by female versus male physicians: A retrospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0205524. PMID: 30346974.
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    10. Brath H, Mehta N, Savage RD, Gill SS, Wu W, Bronskill SE, Zhu L, Gurwitz JH, Rochon PA. What Is Known About Preventing, Detecting, and Reversing Prescribing Cascades: A Scoping Review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct 18. PMID: 30335185.
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    11. Gurwitz JH. Pharmaceutical Marketing at the 2018 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting: The Case of Noctiva and the Need for Increased Vigilance. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Nov; 66(11):2045-2047. PMID: 30289957.
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    12. Singh S, Zieman S, Go AS, Fortmann SP, Wenger NK, Fleg JL, Radziszewska B, Stone NJ, Zoungas S, Gurwitz JH. Statins for Primary Prevention in Older Adults-Moving Toward Evidence-Based Decision-Making. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct 02. PMID: 30277567.
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    13. Tisminetzky M, Gurwitz JH, Fan D, Reynolds K, Smith DH, Magid DJ, Sung SH, Murphy TE, Goldberg RJ, Go AS. Multimorbidity Burden and Adverse Outcomes in a Community-Based Cohort of Adults with Heart Failure. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Sep 24. PMID: 30246862.
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    14. Tisminetzky M, Nguyen HL, Gurwitz JH, McManus D, Gore J, Singh S, Yarzebski J, Goldberg RJ. Magnitude and impact of multiple chronic conditions with advancing age in older adults hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 22. PMID: 30172472.
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    15. Rochon PA, Gruneir A, Gill SS, Wu W, Zhu L, Herrmann N, Bell CM, Austin PC, Stall NM, McCarthy L, Giannakeas V, Alberga A, Seitz DP, Normand SL, Gurwitz JH, Bronskill SE. Initial Cholinesterase Inhibitor Therapy Dose and Serious Events in Older Women and Men. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Jul 18. PMID: 30019755.
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    16. Baumgartner C, Fan D, Fang MC, Singer DE, Witt DM, Schmelzer JR, Williams MS, Gurwitz JH, Sung SH, Go AS. Anxiety, Depression, and Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Starting Warfarin: Cardiovascular Research Network WAVE Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Apr 14; 7(8). PMID: 29656278.
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    17. Greenlee RT, Go AS, Peterson PN, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Gaber C, Garcia-Montilla R, Glenn KA, Gupta N, Gurwitz JH, Hammill SC, Hayes JJ, Kadish A, Magid DJ, McManus DD, Multerer D, Powers JD, Reifler LM, Reynolds K, Schuger C, Sharma PP, Smith DH, Suits M, Sung SH, Varosy PD, Vidaillet HJ, Masoudi FA. Device Therapies Among Patients Receiving Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in the Cardiovascular Research Network. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Mar 26; 7(7). PMID: 29581222.
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    18. Bansal N, Szpiro A, Reynolds K, Smith DH, Magid DJ, Gurwitz JH, Masoudi F, Greenlee RT, Tabada GH, Sung SH, Dighe A, Go AS. Long-term Outcomes Associated With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Mar 01; 178(3):390-398. PMID: 29404570.
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    19. Saczynski JS, McManus DD, Waring ME, Lessard D, Anatchkova MD, Gurwitz JH, Allison J, Ash AS, McManus RH, Parish DC, Goldberg RJ, Kiefe CI. Change in Cognitive Function in the Month After Hospitalization for Acute Coronary Syndromes: Findings From TRACE-CORE (Transition, Risks, and Actions in Coronary Events-Center for Outcomes Research and Education). Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 Dec; 10(12). PMID: 29237744.
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    20. Gurwitz JH, Bonner A, Berwick DM. Antipsychotic Drug Prescribing In Nursing Homes-Reply. JAMA. 2017 11 14; 318(18):1830. PMID: 29136441.
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    21. Peterson PN, Greenlee RT, Go AS, Magid DJ, Cassidy-Bushrow A, Garcia-Montilla R, Glenn KA, Gurwitz JH, Hammill SC, Hayes J, Kadish A, Reynolds K, Sharma P, Smith DH, Varosy PD, Vidaillet H, Zeng CX, Normand ST, Masoudi FA. Comparison of Inappropriate Shocks and Other Health Outcomes Between Single- and Dual-Chamber Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: Results From the Cardiovascular Research Network Longitudinal Study of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Nov 09; 6(11). PMID: 29122811.
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    22. Herzig SJ, LaSalvia MT, Naidus E, Rothberg MB, Zhou W, Gurwitz JH, Marcantonio ER. Antipsychotics and the Risk of Aspiration Pneumonia in Individuals Hospitalized for Nonpsychiatric Conditions: A Cohort Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Dec; 65(12):2580-2586. PMID: 29095482.
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    23. Wenger NK, Doherty CL, Gurwitz JH, Hirsch GA, Holmes HM, Maurer MS, Murray MD. Optimization of Drug Prescription and Medication Management in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease. Drugs Aging. 2017 11; 34(11):803-810. PMID: 29110264.
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    24. Tisminetzky M, Wang TY, Gurwitz J, Kaltenbach LA, McManus D, Gore J, Peterson E, Goldberg RJ. Magnitude and Characteristics of Patients Who Survived an Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Sep 25; 6(9). PMID: 28947562.
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    25. Kapoor A, Matheos T, Walz M, McDonough C, Maheswaran A, Ruppell E, Mohamud D, Shaffer N, Zhou Y, Kaur S, Heard S, Crawford S, Cabral H, White DK, Santry H, Jette A, Fielding R, Silliman RA, Gurwitz J. Self-Reported Function More Informative than Frailty Phenotype in Predicting Adverse Postoperative Course in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Nov; 65(11):2522-2528. PMID: 28926087.
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    26. Gurwitz JH, Magid DJ, Smith DH, Tabada GH, Sung SH, Allen LA, McManus DD, Goldberg RJ, Tisminetzky M, Go AS. Treatment Effectiveness in Heart Failure with Comorbidity: Lung Disease and Kidney Disease. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Dec; 65(12):2610-2618. PMID: 28873219.
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    27. Mehta N, Rodrigues C, Lamba M, Wu W, Bronskill SE, Herrmann N, Gill SS, Chan AW, Mason R, Day S, Gurwitz JH, Rochon PA. Systematic Review of Sex-Specific Reporting of Data: Cholinesterase Inhibitor Example. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Oct; 65(10):2213-2219. PMID: 28832937.
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    28. Cutrona SL, Fouayzi H, Burns L, Sadasivam RS, Mazor KM, Gurwitz JH, Garber L, Sundaresan D, Houston TK, Field TS. Primary Care Providers' Opening of Time-Sensitive Alerts Sent to Commercial Electronic Health Record InBaskets. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Nov; 32(11):1210-1219. PMID: 28808942.
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    29. Gurwitz JH, Bonner A, Berwick DM. Reducing Excessive Use of Antipsychotic Agents in Nursing Homes. JAMA. 2017 Jun 15. PMID: 28617907.
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    30. Tisminetzky M, Bayliss EA, Magaziner JS, Allore HG, Anzuoni K, Boyd CM, Gill TM, Go AS, Greenspan SL, Hanson LR, Hornbrook MC, Kitzman DW, Larson EB, Naylor MD, Shirley BE, Tai-Seale M, Teri L, Tinetti ME, Whitson HE, Gurwitz JH. Research Priorities to Advance the Health and Health Care of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 May 26. PMID: 28555750.
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    31. Rochon PA, Gurwitz JH. The prescribing cascade revisited. Lancet. 2017 May 06; 389(10081):1778-1780. PMID: 28495154.
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    32. Gurwitz JH, Go AS, Fortmann SP. Use of Statins in Adults Older Than 75 Years-Reply. JAMA. 2017 03 14; 317(10):1081. PMID: 28291890.
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    33. Goldberg RJ, Gore JM, McManus DD, McManus R, Tisminetzky M, Lessard D, Gurwitz JH, Parish DC, Allison J, Hess CN, Wang T, Kiefe C. Race and place differences in patients hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome: Is there double jeopardy? Findings from TRACE-CORE. Prev Med Rep. 2017 Jun; 6:1-8. PMID: 28210536.
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    34. Gurwitz JH. Warfarin in Complex Older Patients: Have we Reached a Tipping Point? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Dec 30. PMID: 28039912.
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    35. Allen LA, Matlock DD, Shetterly SM, Xu S, Levy WC, Portalupi LB, McIlvennan CK, Gurwitz JH, Johnson ES, Smith DH, Magid DJ. Use of Risk Models to Predict Death in the Next Year Among Individual Ambulatory Patients With Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Dec 21. PMID: 28002546.
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    36. Gurwitz JH, Go AS, Fortmann SP. Statins for Primary Prevention in Older Adults: Uncertainty and the Need for More Evidence. JAMA. 2016 Nov 15; 316(19):1971-1972. PMID: 27838724.
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    37. Reynolds K, Go AS, Leong TK, Boudreau DM, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Fortmann SP, Goldberg RJ, Gurwitz JH, Magid DJ, Margolis KL, McNeal CJ, Newton KM, Novotny R, Quesenberry CP, Rosamond WD, Smith DH, VanWormer JJ, Vupputuri S, Waring SC, Williams MS, Sidney S. Trends in Incidence of Hospitalized Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN). Am J Med. 2016 Oct 14. PMID: 27751900.
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    38. Bansal N, Szpiro A, Masoudi F, Greenlee RT, Smith DH, Magid DJ, Gurwitz JH, Reynolds K, Tabada GH, Sung SH, Dighe A, Cassidy-Bushrow A, Garcia-Montilla R, Hammill S, Hayes J, Kadish A, Sharma P, Varosy P, Vidaillet H, Go AS. Kidney function and appropriateness of device therapies in adults with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Heart. 2016 Oct 14. PMID: 27742796.
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    39. Gurwitz JH, DuBeau C, Mazor K, Sreedhara M, Lemay C, Spenard A, Pandolfi M, Johnson F, Field T. Use of Indwelling Urinary Catheters in Nursing Homes: Implications for Quality Improvement Efforts. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Nov; 64(11):2204-2209. PMID: 27640341.
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    40. Kapoor A, Shaffer NS, McDonough CM, White DK, Wang N, Rosenkranz P, Glantz A, McAneny D, Doherty GM, Cabral HJ, Gurwitz JH, Fielding RA, Jette AM, Silliman RA. Examining New Preoperative Assessment Tools. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Oct; 64(10):e102-e104. PMID: 27590632.
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    41. Tjia J, Lemay CA, Bonner A, Compher C, Paice K, Field T, Mazor K, Hunnicutt JN, Lapane KL, Gurwitz J. Informed Family Member Involvement to Improve the Quality of Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jan; 65(1):59-65. PMID: 27550398.
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    42. Pimentel CB, Gurwitz JH, Tjia J, Hume AL, Lapane KL. New Initiation of Long-Acting Opioids in Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Sep; 64(9):1772-8. PMID: 27487158.
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    43. Tisminetzky M, Chen HY, McManus DD, Gurwitz J, Granillo E, Yarzebski J, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Trends in the Magnitude of, and Patient Characteristics Associated With, Multiple Hospital Readmissions After Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 118(8):1117-1122. PMID: 27639688.
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    44. Tisminetzky M, Goldberg R, Gurwitz JH. Magnitude and Impact of Multimorbidity on Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease: A Literature Review. Clin Geriatr Med. 2016 May; 32(2):227-46. PMID: 27113143.
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    45. Zhang N, Lu SF, Xu B, Wu B, Rodriguez-Monguio R, Gurwitz J. Health Information Technologies: Which Nursing Homes Adopted Them? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2016 May 1; 17(5):441-7. PMID: 27107160.
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    46. Herzig SJ, Rothberg MB, Guess JR, Gurwitz JH, Marcantonio ER. Antipsychotic medication utilization in nonpsychiatric hospitalizations. J Hosp Med. 2016 Aug; 11(8):543-9. PMID: 27130311.
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    47. Makam RP, Erskine N, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Lau J, Allison J, Gore JM, Gurwitz J, McManus DD, Goldberg RJ. Decade Long Trends (2001-2011) in Duration of Pre-Hospital Delay Among Elderly Patients Hospitalized for an Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Apr 21; 5(4):e002664. PMID: 27101833.
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    48. Tisminetzky M, Gurwitz J, Chen HY, Erskine N, Yarzebski J, Gore J, Lessard D, Goldberg R. Identification and Characteristics of Low-Risk Survivors of an Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2016 May 15; 117(10):1552-7. PMID: 27013386.
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    49. Herzig SJ, Rothberg MB, Guess JR, Stevens JP, Marshall J, Gurwitz JH, Marcantonio ER. Antipsychotic Use in Hospitalized Adults: Rates, Indications, and Predictors. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Feb; 64(2):299-305. PMID: 26889839.
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    50. Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Gurwitz JH, Tjia J, Cutrona SL, Garber L, Preusse P, Field TS. A Pilot Health Information Technology-Based Effort to Increase the Quality of Transitions From Skilled Nursing Facility to Home: Compelling Evidence of High Rate of Adverse Outcomes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2016 Apr 01; 17(4):312-7. PMID: 26723801.
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    51. Tisminetzky M, Gurwitz J, McManus DD, Saczynski JS, Erskine N, Waring ME, Anatchkova M, Awad H, Parish DC, Lessard D, Kiefe C, Goldberg R. Multiple Chronic Conditions and Psychosocial Limitations in Patients Hospitalized with an Acute Coronary Syndrome. Am J Med. 2016 Jun; 129(6):608-14. PMID: 26714211.
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    52. Blanchard G, Oleson E, Fitzgerald M, Gurwitz JH. Formative Clinical Geriatrics Experiences for First- and Second-Year Medical Students: An Elusive Goal. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Nov; 63(11):2438-40. PMID: 26603081.
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    53. Tjia J, Field T, Mazor K, Lemay CA, Kanaan AO, Donovan JL, Briesacher BA, Peterson D, Pandolfi M, Spenard A, Gurwitz JH. Dissemination of Evidence-Based Antipsychotic Prescribing Guidelines to Nursing Homes: A Cluster Randomized Trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jul; 63(7):1289-98. PMID: 26173554.
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    54. Smith DH, Johnson ES, Boudreau DM, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Fortmann SP, Greenlee RT, Gurwitz JH, Magid DJ, McNeal CJ, Reynolds K, Steinhubl SR, Thorp M, Tom JO, Vupputuri S, VanWormer JJ, Weinstein J, Yang X, Go AS, Sidney S. Comparative Effectiveness of Statin Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease and Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Am J Med. 2015 Nov; 128(11):1252.e1-1252.e11. PMID: 26169887.
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    55. Masoudi FA, Go AS, Magid DJ, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Gurwitz JH, Liu TI, Reynolds K, Smith DH, Reifler LM, Glenn KA, Fiocchi F, Goldberg R, Gupta N, Peterson PN, Schuger C, Vidaillet H, Hammill SC, Greenlee RT. Age and sex differences in long-term outcomes following implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement in contemporary clinical practice: findings from the Cardiovascular Research Network. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jun 02; 4(6):e002005. PMID: 26037083.
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    56. Tisminetzky M, Erskine N, Chen HY, Gore J, Gurwitz J, Yarzebski J, Joffe S, Shaw P, Goldberg R. Changing Trends in, and Characteristics Associated with, Not Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization in Elderly Adults Hospitalized with ST-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 May; 63(5):925-31. PMID: 25940950.
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    57. Chen HY, Gore JM, Lapane KL, Yarzebski J, Person SD, Gurwitz JH, Kiefe CI, Goldberg RJ. A 35-Year Perspective (1975 to 2009) into the Long-Term Prognosis and Hospital Management of Patients Discharged from the Hospital After a First Acute Myocardial Infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 01; 116(1):24-9. PMID: 25933734.
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    58. Pimentel CB, Briesacher BA, Gurwitz JH, Rosen AB, Pimentel MT, Lapane KL. Pain management in nursing home residents with cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Apr; 63(4):633-41. PMID: 25900481.
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    59. Pimentel CB, Donovan JL, Field TS, Gurwitz JH, Harrold LR, Kanaan AO, Lemay CA, Mazor KM, Tjia J, Briesacher BA. Use of atypical antipsychotics in nursing homes and pharmaceutical marketing. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Feb; 63(2):297-301. PMID: 25688605.
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    60. Bonner AF, Field TS, Lemay CA, Mazor KM, Andersen DA, Compher CJ, Tjia J, Gurwitz JH. Rationales that providers and family members cited for the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing home residents with dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Feb; 63(2):302-8. PMID: 25643635.
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    61. Gurwitz JH, Magid DJ, Smith DH, Hsu G, Sung SH, Allen LA, McManus DD, Goldberg RJ, Go AS. The complex relationship of race to outcomes in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Am J Med. 2015 Jun; 128(6):591-600. PMID: 25554372.
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    62. Field TS, Ogarek J, Garber L, Reed G, Gurwitz JH. Association of early post-discharge follow-up by a primary care physician and 30-day rehospitalization among older adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 May; 30(5):565-71. PMID: 25451987.
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    63. 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. PMID: 25122530.
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    64. Levin SN, Hajduk AM, McManus DD, Darling CE, Gurwitz JH, Spencer FA, Goldberg RJ, Saczynski JS. Cognitive status in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure. Am Heart J. 2014 Dec; 168(6):917-23. PMID: 25458656.
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    65. Chen HY, McManus DD, Saczynski JS, Gurwitz JH, Gore JM, Yarzebski J, Goldberg RJ. Characteristics, treatment practices, and in-hospital outcomes of older adults hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Aug; 62(8):1451-9. PMID: 25116983.
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    66. 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. PMID: 25092846.
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    67. Fischer SH, Tjia J, Reed G, Peterson D, Gurwitz JH, Field TS. Factors associated with ordering laboratory monitoring of high-risk medications. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1589-98. PMID: 24965280.
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    68. Farmer SA, Lenzo J, Magid DJ, Gurwitz JH, Smith DH, Hsu G, Sung SH, Go AS. Hospital-level variation in use of cardiovascular testing for adults with incident heart failure: findings from the cardiovascular research network heart failure study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul; 7(7):690-700. PMID: 24954463.
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    69. Gurwitz JH. The exclusion of older people from participation in cardiovascular trials. Virtual Mentor. 2014 May; 16(5):365-8. PMID: 24847706.
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    70. Gurwitz JH, Field TS, Ogarek J, Tjia J, Cutrona SL, Harrold LR, Gagne SJ, Preusse P, Donovan JL, Kanaan AO, Reed G, Garber L. An electronic health record-based intervention to increase follow-up office visits and decrease rehospitalization in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 May; 62(5):865-71. PMID: 24779524.
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    71. Tjia J, Field T, Lemay C, Mazor K, Pandolfi M, Spenard A, Ho SY, Kanaan A, Donovan J, Gurwitz JH, Briesacher B. Antipsychotic use in nursing homes varies by psychiatric consultant. Med Care. 2014 Mar; 52(3):267-71. PMID: 24374410.
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    72. Spencer FA, Gurwitz JH, Schulman S, Linkins LA, Crowther MA, Ginsberg JS, Lee AY, Saczynski JS, Anand S, Lessard D, Emery C, Huang W, Goldberg RJ. Venous thromboembolism in older adults: A community-based study. Am J Med. 2014 Jun; 127(6):530-7.e3. PMID: 24561112.
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    73. Goldberg R, Gore JM, Barton B, Gurwitz J. Individual and composite study endpoints: separating the wheat from the chaff. Am J Med. 2014 May; 127(5):379-84. PMID: 24486289.
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    74. Toh S, Avorn J, D'Agostino RB, Gurwitz JH, Psaty BM, Rothman KJ, Saag KG, Sturkenboom MC, Vandenbroucke JP, Winterstein AG, Strom BL. RE: Drug risk assessment and data reuse. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 Jan; 23(1):109-10. PMID: 24395550.
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    75. Briesacher BA, Soumerai SB, Zhang F, Toh S, Andrade SE, Wagner JL, Shoaibi A, Gurwitz JH. Response to the letter by Mol. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 Jan; 23(1):106. PMID: 24395548.
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    76. Allen LA, Shetterly SM, Peterson PN, Gurwitz JH, Smith DH, Brand DW, Fairclough DL, Rumsfeld JS, Masoudi FA, Magid DJ. Guideline concordance of testing for hyperkalemia and kidney dysfunction during initiation of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jan; 7(1):43-50. PMID: 24281136.
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    77. Hajduk AM, Lemon SC, McManus DD, Lessard DM, Gurwitz JH, Spencer FA, Goldberg RJ, Saczynski JS. Cognitive impairment and self-care in heart failure. Clin Epidemiol. 2013; 5:407-16. PMID: 24187511.
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    78. Kanaan AO, Donovan JL, Duchin NP, Field TS, Tjia J, Cutrona SL, Gagne SJ, Garber L, Preusse P, Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH. Adverse drug events after hospital discharge in older adults: types, severity, and involvement of Beers Criteria Medications. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Nov; 61(11):1894-9. PMID: 24116689.
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    79. Lemay CA, Mazor KM, Field TS, Donovan J, Kanaan A, Briesacher BA, Foy S, Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH, Tjia J. Knowledge of and perceived need for evidence-based education about antipsychotic medications among nursing home leadership and staff. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2013 Dec; 14(12):895-900. PMID: 24074962.
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    80. Toh S, Avorn J, D'Agostino RB, Gurwitz JH, Psaty BM, Rothman KJ, Saag KG, Sturkenboom MC, Vandenbroucke JP, Winterstein AG, Strom BL. Re-using Mini-Sentinel data following rapid assessments of potential safety signals via modular analytic programs. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013 Oct; 22(10):1036-45. PMID: 23922322.
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    81. Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH, Briesacher BA. Dr. Harrold, et al reply. J Rheumatol. 2013 Aug; 40(8):1462. PMID: 24063039.
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    173. Doubeni CA, Yood RA, Emani S, Gurwitz JH. Identifying unrecognized peripheral arterial disease among asymptomatic patients in the primary care setting. Angiology. 2006 Mar-Apr; 57(2):171-80. PMID: 16518524.
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    174. Rochon PA, Field TS, Bates DW, Lee M, Gavendo L, Erramuspe-Mainard J, Judge J, Gurwitz JH. Clinical application of a computerized system for physician order entry with clinical decision support to prevent adverse drug events in long-term care. CMAJ. 2006 Jan 3; 174(1):52-4. PMID: 16389238.
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    175. Simon SR, Andrade SE, Ellis JL, Nelson WW, Gurwitz JH, Lafata JE, Davis RL, Feldstein A, Raebel MA. Baseline laboratory monitoring of cardiovascular medications in elderly health maintenance organization enrollees. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Dec; 53(12):2165-9. PMID: 16398903.
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    176. Mazor KM, Andrade SE, Auger J, Fish L, Gurwitz JH. Communicating safety information to physicians: an examination of dear doctor letters. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2005 Dec; 14(12):869-75. PMID: 15818636.
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    177. Field TS, Gilman BH, Subramanian S, Fuller JC, Bates DW, Gurwitz JH. The costs associated with adverse drug events among older adults in the ambulatory setting. Med Care. 2005 Dec; 43(12):1171-6. PMID: 16299427.
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    178. McPhillips HA, Stille CJ, Smith D, Hecht J, Pearson J, Stull J, Debellis K, Andrade S, Miller M, Kaushal R, Gurwitz J, Davis RL. Potential medication dosing errors in outpatient pediatrics. J Pediatr. 2005 Dec; 147(6):761-7. PMID: 16356427.
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    179. Rochon PA, Field TS, Bates DW, Lee M, Gavendo L, Erramuspe-Mainard J, Judge J, Gurwitz JH. Computerized physician order entry with clinical decision support in the long-term care setting: insights from the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Oct; 53(10):1780-9. PMID: 16181180.
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    180. Rochon PA, Stukel TA, Sykora K, Gill S, Garfinkel S, Anderson GM, Normand SL, Mamdani M, Lee PE, Li P, Bronskill SE, Marras C, Gurwitz JH. Atypical antipsychotics and parkinsonism. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Sep 12; 165(16):1882-8. PMID: 16157833.
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    181. Briesacher B, Limcangco R, Simoni-Wastila L, Doshi J, Gurwitz J. Evaluation of nationally mandated drug use reviews to improve patient safety in nursing homes: a natural experiment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Jun; 53(6):991-6. PMID: 15935022.
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    182. Rochon PA, Gurwitz JH, Sykora K, Mamdani M, Streiner DL, Garfinkel S, Normand SL, Anderson GM. Reader's guide to critical appraisal of cohort studies: 1. Role and design. BMJ. 2005 Apr 16; 330(7496):895-7. PMID: 15831878.
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    183. Gurwitz JH, Field TS, Judge J, Rochon P, Harrold LR, Cadoret C, Lee M, White K, LaPrino J, Erramuspe-Mainard J, DeFlorio M, Gavendo L, Auger J, Bates DW. The incidence of adverse drug events in two large academic long-term care facilities. Am J Med. 2005 Mar; 118(3):251-8. PMID: 15745723.
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    184. Andrade SE, Graham DJ, Staffa JA, Schech SD, Shatin D, La Grenade L, Goodman MJ, Platt R, Gurwitz JH, Chan KA. Health plan administrative databases can efficiently identify serious myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005 Feb; 58(2):171-4. PMID: 15680751.
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    185. Sacks JJ, Harrold LR, Helmick CG, Gurwitz JH, Emani S, Yood RA. Validation of a surveillance case definition for arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2005 Feb; 32(2):340-7. PMID: 15693097.
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    186. Simon SR, Chan KA, Soumerai SB, Wagner AK, Andrade SE, Feldstein AC, Lafata JE, Davis RL, Gurwitz JH. Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Feb; 53(2):227-32. PMID: 15673345.
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    187. Gill SS, Rochon PA, Herrmann N, Lee PE, Sykora K, Gunraj N, Normand SL, Gurwitz JH, Marras C, Wodchis WP, Mamdani M. Atypical antipsychotic drugs and risk of ischaemic stroke: population based retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2005 Feb 26; 330(7489):445. PMID: 15668211.
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    188. Mazor KM, Simon SR, Yood RA, Martinson BC, Gunter MJ, Reed GW, Gurwitz JH. Health plan members' views on forgiving medical errors. Am J Manag Care. 2005 Jan; 11(1):49-52. PMID: 15697100.
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    189. Gurwitz JH. The age/gender interface in geriatric pharmacotherapy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2005 Jan-Feb; 14(1):68-72. PMID: 15692280.
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    190. Lee WY, Capra AM, Jensvold NG, Gurwitz JH, Go AS. Gender and risk of adverse outcomes in heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Nov 1; 94(9):1147-52. PMID: 15518609.
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    191. Gurwitz JH. Polypharmacy: a new paradigm for quality drug therapy in the elderly? Arch Intern Med. 2004 Oct 11; 164(18):1957-9. PMID: 15477428.
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    192. Morse AN, Labin LC, Young SB, Aronson MP, Gurwitz JH. Exclusion of elderly women from published randomized trials of stress incontinence surgery. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Sep; 104(3):498-503. PMID: 15339759.
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    193. Field TS, Gurwitz JH, Harrold LR, Rothschild JM, Debellis K, Seger AC, Fish LS, Garber L, Kelleher M, Bates DW. Strategies for detecting adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory setting. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2004 Nov-Dec; 11(6):492-8. PMID: 15299000.
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    194. Mazor KM, Simon SR, Gurwitz JH. Communicating with patients about medical errors: a review of the literature. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Aug 9-23; 164(15):1690-7. PMID: 15302641.
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    195. Field TS, Gurwitz JH, Harrold LR, Rothschild J, DeBellis KR, Seger AC, Auger JC, Garber LA, Cadoret C, Fish LS, Garber LD, Kelleher M, Bates DW. Risk factors for adverse drug events among older adults in the ambulatory setting. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Aug; 52(8):1349-54. PMID: 15271125.
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    196. Andrade SE, Gurwitz JH, Davis RL, Chan KA, Finkelstein JA, Fortman K, McPhillips H, Raebel MA, Roblin D, Smith DH, Yood MU, Morse AN, Platt R. Prescription drug use in pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Aug; 191(2):398-407. PMID: 15343213.
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    197. 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. PMID: 15277291.
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    198. Andrade SE, Gurwitz JH, Field TS, Kelleher M, Majumdar SR, Reed G, Black R. Hypertension management: the care gap between clinical guidelines and clinical practice. Am J Manag Care. 2004 Jul; 10(7 Pt 2):481-6. PMID: 15298234.
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    199. Lane CJ, Bronskill SE, Sykora K, Dhalla IA, Anderson GM, Mamdani MM, Gill SS, Gurwitz JH, Rochon PA. Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Jun; 52(6):861-6. PMID: 15161447.
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    200. Rochon PA, Sykora K, Bronskill SE, Mamdani M, Anderson GM, Gurwitz JH, Gill S, Tu JV, Laupacis A. Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and dose-related outcomes in older adults with new heart failure in the community. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Jun; 19(6):676-83. PMID: 15209607.
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    201. Jackson EA, Yarzebski JL, Goldberg RJ, Wheeler B, Gurwitz JH, Lessard DM, Bedell SE, Gore JM. Do-not-resuscitate orders in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: the Worcester Heart Attack Study. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Apr 12; 164(7):776-83. PMID: 15078648.
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    202. Mazor KM, Simon SR, Yood RA, Martinson BC, Gunter MJ, Reed GW, Gurwitz JH. Health plan members' views about disclosure of medical errors. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Mar 16; 140(6):409-18. PMID: 15023706.
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    203. Rochon PA, Lane CJ, Bronskill SE, Sykora K, Anderson GM, Mamdani MM, Gurwitz JH, Dhalla IA. Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the US. Drugs Aging. 2004; 21(14):939-47. PMID: 15554752.
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    204. Andrade SE, Majumdar SR, Chan KA, Buist DS, Go AS, Goodman M, Smith DH, Platt R, Gurwitz JH. Low frequency of treatment of osteoporosis among postmenopausal women following a fracture. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Sep 22; 163(17):2052-7. PMID: 14504118.
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    205. Harrold LR, Esteban J, Lessard D, Yarzebski J, Gurwitz JH, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Narrowing gender differences in procedure use for acute myocardial infarction: insights from the Worcester heart attack study. J Gen Intern Med. 2003 Jun; 18(6):423-31. PMID: 12823649.
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    206. Chan KA, Truman A, Gurwitz JH, Hurley JS, Martinson B, Platt R, Everhart JE, Moseley RH, Terrault N, Ackerson L, Selby JV. A cohort study of the incidence of serious acute liver injury in diabetic patients treated with hypoglycemic agents. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Mar 24; 163(6):728-34. PMID: 12639207.
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    207. Gurwitz JH, Field TS, Harrold LR, Rothschild J, Debellis K, Seger AC, Cadoret C, Fish LS, Garber L, Kelleher M, Bates DW. Incidence and preventability of adverse drug events among older persons in the ambulatory setting. JAMA. 2003 Mar 5; 289(9):1107-16. PMID: 12622580.
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    208. Gurwitz JH. Testing medications in children. N Engl J Med. 2003 Feb 20; 348(8):763-4; author reply 763-4. PMID: 12596752.
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    209. Harrold LR, Lessard D, Yarzebski J, Gurwitz JH, Gore JM, Goldberg RJ. Age and sex differences in the treatment of patients with initial acute myocardial infarction: a community-wide perspective. Cardiology. 2003; 99(1):39-46. PMID: 12589121.
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    210. Mazor KM, Campbell EG, Field T, Purwono U, Peterson D, Lockwood JH, Weissman JS, Gurwitz JH. Managed care education: what medical students are telling us. Acad Med. 2002 Nov; 77(11):1128-33. PMID: 12431927.
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    211. Mazor KM, Clauser BE, Field T, Yood RA, Gurwitz JH. A demonstration of the impact of response bias on the results of patient satisfaction surveys. Health Serv Res. 2002 Oct; 37(5):1403-17. PMID: 12479503.
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    212. Harrold LR, Yood RA, Straus W, Andrade SE, Reed JI, Cernieux J, Lewis BE, Gurwitz JH. Challenges of estimating health service utilization for osteoarthritis patients on a population level. J Rheumatol. 2002 Sep; 29(9):1931-6. PMID: 12233888.
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    213. Keough ME, Field TS, Gurwitz JH. A model of community-based interdisciplinary team training in the care of the frail elderly. Acad Med. 2002 Sep; 77(9):936. PMID: 12228109.
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    214. Gurwitz JH, Rochon P. Improving the quality of medication use in elderly patients: a not-so-simple prescription. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Aug 12-26; 162(15):1670-2. PMID: 12153368.
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    215. Ali O, Sadiq I, Goldberg RJ, Yarzebski J, Lessard D, Gurwitz J, Gore JM. Age-specific differences in the use of thrombolytic therapy and hospital outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a community-wide perspective. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2002 Aug; 14(1):5-14. PMID: 12652145.
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    216. Harrold LR, Gurwitz JH, Tate JP, Becker R, Stuart T, Elwell A, Radford M. Physician attitudes concerning anticoagulation services in the long-term care setting. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2002 Aug; 14(1):59-64. PMID: 12652151.
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    217. Rochon PA, Bero LA, Bay AM, Gold JL, Dergal JM, Binns MA, Streiner DL, Gurwitz JH. Comparison of review articles published in peer-reviewed and throwaway journals. JAMA. 2002 Jun 5; 287(21):2853-6. PMID: 12038932.
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    218. Rochon PA, Bronskill SE, Gurwitz JH. Health care for older people. BMJ. 2002 May 25; 324(7348):1231-2. PMID: 12028964.
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    219. Gurwitz JH, Goldberg RJ, Malmgren JA, Barron HV, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Frederick PD, Gore JM. Hospital transfer of patients with acute myocardial infarction: the effects of age, race, and insurance type. Am J Med. 2002 May; 112(7):528-34. PMID: 12015243.
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    220. Donahue JG, Chan KA, Andrade SE, Beck A, Boles M, Buist DS, Carey VJ, Chandler JM, Chase GA, Ettinger B, Fishman P, Goodman M, Guess HA, Gurwitz JH, LaCroix AZ, Levin TR, Platt R. Gastric and duodenal safety of daily alendronate. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Apr 22; 162(8):936-42. PMID: 11966346.
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    221. 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. PMID: 11871924.
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    222. Andrade SE, Gurwitz JH, Chan KA, Donahue JG, Beck A, Boles M, Buist DS, Goodman M, LaCroix AZ, Levin TR, Platt R. Validation of diagnoses of peptic ulcers and bleeding from administrative databases: a multi-health maintenance organization study. J Clin Epidemiol. 2002 Mar; 55(3):310-3. PMID: 11864803.
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    223. Andrade SE, Gurwitz JH. Drug benefit plans under managed care: to what extent do older subscribers selecting less drug coverage put themselves at increased financial risk? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Jan; 50(1):178-81. PMID: 12028265.
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