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LAURA A. ANN PETERSEN

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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-VAMC Health Services Res
Address2450 HOLCOMBE BLVD.
HOUSTON TX 77030
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    1. Jacobs RC, Groth S, Farjah F, Wilson MA, Petersen LA, Massarweh NN. Potential Impact of "Take the Volume Pledge" on Access and Outcomes for Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery. Ann Surg. 2018 Apr 24. PMID: 29697444.
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    2. Woodard LD, Adepoju OE, Amspoker AB, Virani SS, Ramsey DJ, Petersen LA, Jones LA, Kiefer L, Mehta P, Naik AD. Impact of Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation on Diabetes Control in the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 02. PMID: 29611089.
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    3. Weaver SJ, Che XX, Petersen LA, Hysong SJ. Unpacking Care Coordination Through a Multiteam System Lens: A Conceptual Framework and Systematic Review. Med Care. 2018 Mar; 56(3):247-259. PMID: 29356720.
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    4. McBride CL, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Nambi V, Nasir K, Michos ED, Bush RL, Jneid H, Morris PB, Bittner VA, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Statin prescription rates and their facility-level variation in patients with peripheral artery disease and ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Vasc Med. 2018 Mar 01; 1358863X18758914. PMID: 29600737.
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    5. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Deswal A, Nasir K, Rajan SS, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Health Care Resource Utilization for Outpatient Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Care Delivery Among Advanced Practice Providers and Physician Providers in Primary Care. Popul Health Manag. 2017 Oct 10. PMID: 28994631.
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    6. Hysong SJ, SoRelle R, Broussard Smitham K, Petersen LA. Reports of unintended consequences of financial incentives to improve management of hypertension. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0184856. PMID: 28934258.
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    7. Kuhlman KR, Boyle CC, Irwin MR, Ganz PA, Crespi CM, Asher A, Petersen L, Bower JE. Childhood maltreatment, psychological resources, and depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Oct; 72:360-369. PMID: 28888809.
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    8. Kuhlman KR, Irwin MR, Ganz PA, Crespi CM, Petersen L, Asher A, Bower JE. Cortisol Awakening Response as a Prospective Risk Factor for Depressive Symptoms in Women After Treatment for Breast Cancer. Psychosom Med. 2017 Sep; 79(7):763-769. PMID: 28570439.
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    9. Rehman H, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey D, Ahmed ST, Merchant AT, Navaneethan SD, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Facility-level variation in diabetes and blood pressure control in patients with diabetes: Findings from the Veterans Affairs national database. Clin Cardiol. 2017 Nov; 40(11):1055-1060. PMID: 28841246.
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    10. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Heidenreich PA, Morris PB, Nasir K, Michos ED, Bittner VA, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Estimation of Eligibility for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors and Associated Costs Based on the FOURIER Trial (Further Cardiovascular Outcomes Research With PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects With Elevated Risk): Insights From the Department of Veterans Affairs. Circulation. 2017 Jun 20; 135(25):2572-2574. PMID: 28465286.
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    11. Pokharel Y, Tang F, Jones PG, Nambi V, Bittner VA, Hira RS, Nasir K, Chan PS, Maddox TM, Oetgen WJ, Heidenreich PA, Borden WB, Spertus JA, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Adoption of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline in Cardiology Practices Nationwide. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 01. PMID: 28249067.
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    12. Mackler E, Petersen L, Severson J, Blayney DW, Benitez LL, Early CR, Hough S, Griggs JJ. Implementing a Method for Evaluating Patient-Reported Outcomes Associated With Oral Oncolytic Therapy. J Oncol Pract. 2017 Feb 14; JOP2016018390. PMID: 28195813.
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    13. Hira RS, Bhatt DL, Fonarow GC, Heidenreich PA, Ju C, Virani SS, Bozkurt B, Petersen LA, Hernandez AF, Schwamm LH, Eapen ZJ, Albert MA, Liang L, Matsouaka RA, Peterson ED, Jneid H. Temporal Trends in Care and Outcomes of Patients Receiving Fibrinolytic Therapy Compared to Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the Get With The Guidelines Coronary Artery Disease (GWTG-CAD) Registry. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Oct 06; 5(10). PMID: 27792640.
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    14. Pokharel Y, Gosch K, Nambi V, Chan PS, Kosiborod M, Oetgen WJ, Spertus JA, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Practice-Level Variation in Statin Use Among Patients With Diabetes: Insights From the PINNACLE Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Sep 20; 68(12):1368-9. PMID: 27634128.
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    15. Mason MC, Chang GJ, Petersen LA, Sada YH, Tran Cao HS, Chai C, Berger DH, Massarweh NN. National Quality Forum Colon Cancer Quality Metric Performance: How Are Hospitals Measuring Up? Ann Surg. 2016 Sep 09. PMID: 27617852.
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    16. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Chan WJ, Frazier L, Nasir K, S Rajan S, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Comparative effectiveness of outpatient cardiovascular disease and diabetes care delivery between advanced practice providers and physician providers in primary care: Implications for care under the Affordable Care Act. Am Heart J. 2016 Nov; 181:74-82. PMID: 27823696.
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    17. Hira RS, Cowart JB, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Pokharel Y, Nambi V, Jneid H, Deswal A, Denktas A, Taylor A, Nasir K, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Risk Factor Optimization and Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in US Veterans With Peripheral Arterial and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease Compared to Veterans With Coronary Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 118(8):1144-1149. PMID: 27553104.
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    18. Petersen LA, Ramos KS, Pietz K, Woodard LD. Impact of a Pay-for-Performance Program on Care for Black Patients with Hypertension: Important Answers in the Era of the Affordable Care Act. Health Serv Res. 2016 Jun 22. PMID: 27329344.
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    19. Hysong SJ, Kell HJ, Petersen LA, Campbell BA, Trautner BW. Theory-based and evidence-based design of audit and feedback programmes: examples from two clinical intervention studies. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Jun 10. PMID: 27288054.
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    20. Ganz PA, Hahn EE, Petersen L, Melisko ME, Pierce JP, Von Friederichs-Fitzwater M, Lane KT, Hiatt RA. Quality of Posttreatment Care Among Breast Cancer Survivors in the University of California Athena Breast Health Network (Athena). Clin Breast Cancer. 2016 Oct; 16(5):356-363. PMID: 27397694.
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    21. Pokharel Y, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Hira RS, Nambi V, Shah T, Woodard LD, Winchester DE, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Statin Use and Its Facility-Level Variation in Patients With Diabetes: Insight From the Veterans Affairs National Database. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 39(4):185-91. PMID: 27059708; PMCID: PMC4840034 [Available on 04/05/17].
    22. Hysong SJ, Amspoker AB, Petersen LA. A Novel Method for Assessing Task Complexity in Outpatient Clinical-Performance Measures. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Apr; 31 Suppl 1:28-35. PMID: 26951275; PMCID: PMC4803681 [Available on 04/01/17].
    23. Pokharel Y, Steinberg L, Chan W, Akeroyd JM, Jones PH, Nambi V, Nasir K, Petersen L, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. A dataset to assess providers? knowledge and attitudes towards the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline. Data Brief. 2016 Jun; 7:595-8. PMID: 27054163; PMCID: PMC4802420.
    24. Ganz PA, Petersen L, Bower JE, Crespi CM. Impact of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy on Quality of Life and Symptoms: Observational Data Over 12 Months From the Mind-Body Study. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Mar 10; 34(8):816-24. PMID: 26786934; PMCID: PMC4872009 [Available on 12/10/16].
    25. Pokharel Y, Steinberg L, Chan W, Akeroyd JM, Jones PH, Nambi V, Nasir K, Petersen L, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Case-based educational intervention to assess change in providers' knowledge and attitudes towards the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Mar; 246:115-20. PMID: 26773472.
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    26. Virani SS, Pokharel Y, Steinberg L, Chan W, Akeroyd JM, Gowani SA, Kalra A, Polsani V, Miedema MD, Jones PH, Nambi V, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Provider understanding of the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 May-Jun; 10(3):497-504.e4. PMID: 27206936.
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    27. Virani SS, Maddox TM, Chan PS, Tang F, Akeroyd JM, Risch SA, Oetgen WJ, Deswal A, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Provider Type and Quality of Outpatient Cardiovascular Disease Care: Insights From the NCDR PINNACLE Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Oct 20; 66(16):1803-12. PMID: 26483105.
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    28. Hysong SJ, Che X, Weaver SJ, Petersen LA. Study protocol: identifying and delivering point-of-care information to improve care coordination. Implement Sci. 2015; 10:145. PMID: 26482787.
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    29. Urech TH, Woodard LD, Virani SS, Dudley RA, Lutschg MZ, Petersen LA. Calculations of Financial Incentives for Providers in a Pay-for-Performance Program: Manual Review Versus Data From Structured Fields in Electronic Health Records. Med Care. 2015 Oct; 53(10):901-7. PMID: 26340661.
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    30. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Maddox TM, Gillette MA, Michael Ho P, Rumsfeld J, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Implications for Ezetimibe Therapy Use Based on IMPROVE-IT Criteria. Am J Med. 2015 Nov; 128(11):1253-6. PMID: 26071828.
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    31. Kenzik KM, Ganz PA, Martin MY, Petersen L, Hays RD, Arora N, Pisu M. How much do cancer-related symptoms contribute to health-related quality of life in lung and colorectal cancer patients? A report from the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance (CanCORS) Consortium. Cancer. 2015 Aug 15; 121(16):2831-9. PMID: 25891437.
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    32. Hira RS, Kennedy K, Nambi V, Jneid H, Alam M, Basra SS, Ho PM, Deswal A, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Frequency and practice-level variation in inappropriate aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: insights from the National Cardiovascular Disease Registry's Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jan 20; 65(2):111-21. PMID: 25593051.
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    33. Hysong SJ, Woodard L, Garvin JH, Murawsky J, Petersen LA. Publishing protocols for partnered research. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec; 29 Suppl 4:820-4. PMID: 25355092; PMCID: PMC4239292.
    34. Hira RS, Kennedy K, Alam M, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Reply: Frequency of inappropriate and nonrecommended prasugrel prescription: great variations. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Dec 9; 64(22):2434-5. PMID: 25465429.
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    35. Virani SS, Woodard LD, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Is high-intensity statin therapy associated with lower statin adherence compared with low- to moderate-intensity statin therapy? Implications of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guidelines. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Nov; 37(11):653-9. PMID: 25324147.
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    36. Virani SS, Woodard LD, Ramsey DJ, Urech TH, Akeroyd JM, Shah T, Deswal A, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Gender disparities in evidence-based statin therapy in patients with cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 1; 115(1):21-6. PMID: 25456865.
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    37. Ganz PA, Petersen L, Castellon SA, Bower JE, Silverman DH, Cole SW, Irwin MR, Belin TR. Cognitive function after the initiation of adjuvant endocrine therapy in early-stage breast cancer: an observational cohort study. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov 1; 32(31):3559-67. PMID: 25267747; PMCID: PMC4209106.
    38. Profit J, Kowalkowski MA, Zupancic JA, Pietz K, Richardson P, Draper D, Hysong SJ, Thomas EJ, Petersen LA, Gould JB. Baby-MONITOR: a composite indicator of NICU quality. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul; 134(1):74-82. PMID: 24918221; PMCID: PMC4067636.
    39. Hira RS, Kennedy K, Jneid H, Alam M, Basra SS, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V, Chan PS, Virani SS. Frequency and practice-level variation in inappropriate and nonrecommended prasugrel prescribing: insights from the NCDR PINNACLE registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1; 63(25 Pt A):2876-7. PMID: 24814485.
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    40. Virani SS, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Decrease the incentives to order lipid panels--reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar; 174(3):473-4. PMID: 24590083.
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    41. Petersen LA, Woodard LD, Urech TH. Financial incentives to control hypertension in patients--reply. JAMA. 2014 Jan 15; 311(3):303-4. PMID: 24430324.
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    42. Byrne MM, Daw C, Pietz K, Reis B, Petersen LA. Creating peer groups for assessing and comparing nursing home performance. Am J Manag Care. 2013 Nov; 19(11):933-9. PMID: 24511989.
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    43. Ventura EE, Ganz PA, Bower JE, Abascal L, Petersen L, Stanton AL, Crespi CM. Barriers to physical activity and healthy eating in young breast cancer survivors: modifiable risk factors and associations with body mass index. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Nov; 142(2):423-33. PMID: 24177756; PMCID: PMC4318837.
    44. Petersen LA, Simpson K, Pietz K, Urech TH, Hysong SJ, Profit J, Conrad DA, Dudley RA, Woodard LD. Effects of individual physician-level and practice-level financial incentives on hypertension care: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2013 Sep 11; 310(10):1042-50. PMID: 24026599; PMCID: PMC4165573.
    45. Virani SS, Woodard LD, Wang D, Chitwood SS, Landrum CR, Urech TH, Pietz K, Chen GJ, Hertz B, Murawsky J, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Correlates of repeat lipid testing in patients with coronary heart disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Aug 12; 173(15):1439-44. PMID: 23817669.
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    46. Petersen LA. Pay for performance: what we measure matters. Virtual Mentor. 2013 Jul; 15(7):570-5. PMID: 23890427.
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    47. Profit J, Zupancic JA, Gould JB, Pietz K, Kowalkowski MA, Draper D, Hysong SJ, Petersen LA. Correlation of neonatal intensive care unit performance across multiple measures of quality of care. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Jan; 167(1):47-54. PMID: 23403539; PMCID: PMC4028032.
    48. Hysong SJ, Simpson K, Pietz K, SoRelle R, Broussard Smitham K, Petersen LA. Financial incentives and physician commitment to guideline-recommended hypertension management. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Oct; 18(10):e378-91. PMID: 23145846; PMCID: PMC4169298.
    49. Woodard LD, Landrum CR, Urech TH, Wang D, Virani SS, Petersen LA. Impact of clinical complexity on the quality of diabetes care. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Sep; 18(9):508-14. PMID: 23009301; PMCID: PMC4170831.
    50. Profit J, Gould JB, Draper D, Zupancic JA, Kowalkowski MA, Woodard L, Pietz K, Petersen LA. Variations in definitions of mortality have little influence on neonatal intensive care unit performance ratings. J Pediatr. 2013 Jan; 162(1):50-5.e2. PMID: 22854328; PMCID: PMC3782108.
    51. Petersen LA, Simpson K, Sorelle R, Urech T, Chitwood SS. How variability in the institutional review board review process affects minimal-risk multisite health services research. Ann Intern Med. 2012 May 15; 156(10):728-35. PMID: 22586010; PMCID: PMC4174365.
    52. Virani SS, Wang D, Woodard LD, Chitwood SS, Landrum CR, Zieve FJ, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol reporting and goal attainment in primary care. J Clin Lipidol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 6(6):545-52. PMID: 23312050.
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    53. Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, Sexton JB, Hysong SJ, Mei M, Thomas EJ. The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a tool for benchmarking safety culture in the NICU. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012 Mar; 97(2):F127-32. PMID: 22337935; PMCID: PMC4030665.
    54. Woodard LD, Landrum CR, Urech TH, Profit J, Virani SS, Petersen LA. Treating chronically ill people with diabetes mellitus with limited life expectancy: implications for performance measurement. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Feb; 60(2):193-201. PMID: 22260627; PMCID: PMC4811190.
    55. Kowalkowski M, Gould JB, Bose C, Petersen LA, Profit J. Do practicing clinicians agree with expert ratings of neonatal intensive care unit quality measures? J Perinatol. 2012 Apr; 32(4):247-52. PMID: 22241483; PMCID: PMC3963391.
    56. Negi SI, Steinberg L, Polsani VR, Gowani SA, Nambi V, Kumar V, Marinescu V, Jones PH, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol calculation and goal awareness among physicians-in-training. J Clin Lipidol. 2012 Jan-Feb; 6(1):50-7. PMID: 22264574.
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    57. Petersen LA, Urech T, Simpson K, Pietz K, Hysong SJ, Profit J, Conrad D, Dudley RA, Lutschg MZ, Petzel R, Woodard LD. Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of a cluster randomized controlled trial of pay for performance for hypertension treatment: study protocol. Implement Sci. 2011; 6:114. PMID: 21967830; PMCID: PMC3197549.
    58. Hysong SJ, Khan MM, Petersen LA. Passive monitoring versus active assessment of clinical performance: impact on measured quality of care. Med Care. 2011 Oct; 49(10):883-90. PMID: 21918399.
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    59. Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, Sexton JB, Hysong SJ, Mei M, Thomas EJ. Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012 Mar; 97(2):F120-6. PMID: 21930691; PMCID: PMC3845658.
    60. Singh H, Giardina TD, Petersen LA, Smith MW, Paul LW, Dismukes K, Bhagwath G, Thomas EJ. Exploring situational awareness in diagnostic errors in primary care. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Jan; 21(1):30-8. PMID: 21890757; PMCID: PMC3692739.
    61. Virani SS, Steinberg L, Murray T, Negi S, Nambi V, Woodard LD, Bozkurt B, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Barriers to non-HDL cholesterol goal attainment by providers. Am J Med. 2011 Sep; 124(9):876-80.e2. PMID: 21854896; PMCID: PMC4180871.
    62. Virani SS, Woodard LD, Chitwood SS, Landrum CR, Urech TH, Wang D, Murawsky J, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Frequency and correlates of treatment intensification for elevated cholesterol levels in patients with cardiovascular disease. Am Heart J. 2011 Oct; 162(4):725-732.e1. PMID: 21982666.
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    63. Woodard LD, Urech T, Landrum CR, Wang D, Petersen LA. Impact of comorbidity type on measures of quality for diabetes care. Med Care. 2011 Jun; 49(6):605-10. PMID: 21422952; PMCID: PMC3366691.
    64. Virani SS, Woodard LD, Landrum CR, Pietz K, Wang D, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Institutional, provider, and patient correlates of low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment according to the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines. Am Heart J. 2011 Jun; 161(6):1140-6. PMID: 21641361.
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    65. Profit J, Gould JB, Zupancic JA, Stark AR, Wall KM, Kowalkowski MA, Mei M, Pietz K, Thomas EJ, Petersen LA. Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITOR. J Perinatol. 2011 Nov; 31(11):702-10. PMID: 21350429; PMCID: PMC3205234.
    66. Kramer JR, Kanwal F, Richardson P, Giordano TP, Petersen LA, El-Serag HB. Importance of patient, provider, and facility predictors of hepatitis C virus treatment in veterans: a national study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Mar; 106(3):483-91. PMID: 21063393.
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    67. Singh H, Esquivel A, Sittig DF, Murphy D, Kadiyala H, Schiesser R, Espadas D, Petersen LA. Follow-up actions on electronic referral communication in a multispecialty outpatient setting. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Jan; 26(1):64-9. PMID: 20848235; PMCID: PMC3024094.
    68. Singh H, Petersen LA, Daci K, Collins C, Khan M, El-Serag HB. Reducing referral delays in colorectal cancer diagnosis: is it about how you ask? Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct; 19(5):e27. PMID: 20584706; PMCID: PMC2965264.
    69. Petersen LA, Byrne MM, Daw CN, Hasche J, Reis B, Pietz K. Relationship between clinical conditions and use of Veterans Affairs health care among Medicare-enrolled veterans. Health Serv Res. 2010 Jun; 45(3):762-91. PMID: 20403056; PMCID: PMC2875759.
    70. Virani SS, Nambi V, Polsani VR, Lee VV, Elayda M, Kohsaka S, Pan W, Reul RM, Wilson JM, Petersen LA, Willerson JT, Ballantyne CM. Preoperative statin therapy decreases risk of postoperative renal insufficiency. Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Apr; 28(2):80-6. PMID: 20398096.
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    71. Typpo KV, Petersen NJ, Petersen LA, Mariscalco MM. Children with chronic illness return to their baseline functional status after organ dysfunction on the first day of admission in the pediatric intensive care unit. J Pediatr. 2010 Jul; 157(1):108-113.e1. PMID: 20223474; PMCID: PMC4406357.
    72. Singh H, Thomas EJ, Sittig DF, Wilson L, Espadas D, Khan MM, Petersen LA. Notification of abnormal lab test results in an electronic medical record: do any safety concerns remain? Am J Med. 2010 Mar; 123(3):238-44. PMID: 20193832; PMCID: PMC2878665.
    73. Profit J, Typpo KV, Hysong SJ, Woodard LD, Kallen MA, Petersen LA. Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care. Implement Sci. 2010; 5:13. PMID: 20181129; PMCID: PMC2831823.
    74. Woodard LD, Petersen LA. Improving the performance of performance measurement. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Feb; 25(2):100-1. PMID: 19953336; PMCID: PMC2837486.
    75. Profit J, Petersen LA, McCormick MC, Escobar GJ, Coleman-Phox K, Zheng Z, Pietz K, Zupancic JA. Patient-to-nurse ratios and outcomes of moderately preterm infants. Pediatrics. 2010 Feb; 125(2):320-6. PMID: 20064868; PMCID: PMC3151172.
    76. Singh H, Wilson L, Petersen LA, Sawhney MK, Reis B, Espadas D, Sittig DF. Improving follow-up of abnormal cancer screens using electronic health records: trust but verify test result communication. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2009; 9:49. PMID: 20003236; PMCID: PMC2797509.
    77. Singh H, Thomas EJ, Mani S, Sittig D, Arora H, Espadas D, Khan MM, Petersen LA. Timely follow-up of abnormal diagnostic imaging test results in an outpatient setting: are electronic medical records achieving their potential? Arch Intern Med. 2009 Sep 28; 169(17):1578-86. PMID: 19786677; PMCID: PMC2919821.
    78. Johnson ML, Petersen LA, Sundaravaradan R, Byrne MM, Hasche JC, Osemene NI, Wei II, Morgan RO. The association of Medicare drug coverage with use of evidence-based medications in the Veterans Health Administration. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Oct; 43(10):1565-75. PMID: 19706740.
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    79. Singh H, Daci K, Petersen LA, Collins C, Petersen NJ, Shethia A, El-Serag HB. Missed opportunities to initiate endoscopic evaluation for colorectal cancer diagnosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Oct; 104(10):2543-54. PMID: 19550418; PMCID: PMC2758321.
    80. Petersen LA, Woodard LD, Henderson LM, Urech TH, Pietz K. Will hypertension performance measures used for pay-for-performance programs penalize those who care for medically complex patients? Circulation. 2009 Jun 16; 119(23):2978-85. PMID: 19487595; PMCID: PMC2743388.
    81. Singh H, Mani S, Espadas D, Petersen N, Franklin V, Petersen LA. Prescription errors and outcomes related to inconsistent information transmitted through computerized order entry: a prospective study. Arch Intern Med. 2009 May 25; 169(10):982-9. PMID: 19468092; PMCID: PMC2919338.
    82. Naik AD, Petersen LA. The neglected purpose of comparative-effectiveness research. N Engl J Med. 2009 May 7; 360(19):1929-31. PMID: 19420362; PMCID: PMC2868830.
    83. Singh H, Kadiyala H, Bhagwath G, Shethia A, El-Serag H, Walder A, Velez ME, Petersen LA. Using a multifaceted approach to improve the follow-up of positive fecal occult blood test results. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr; 104(4):942-52. PMID: 19293786; PMCID: PMC2921791.
    84. Morgan RO, Petersen LA, Hasche JC, Davila JA, Byrne MM, Osemene NI, Wei II, Johnson ML. VHA pharmacy use in veterans with Medicare drug coverage. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Mar; 15(3):e1-8. PMID: 19298095.
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    85. Virani SS, Nambi V, Lee VV, Elayda MA, Pan W, Petersen LA, Wilson JM, Willerson JT, Ballantyne CM. Obesity: an independent predictor of in-hospital postoperative renal insufficiency among patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Tex Heart Inst J. 2009; 6(46):540-5.
    86. Cully JA, Zimmer M, Khan MM, Petersen LA. Quality of depression care and its impact on health service use and mortality among veterans. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Dec; 59(12):1399-405. PMID: 19033166.
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    87. Byrne MM, Daw CN, Nelson HA, Urech TH, Pietz K, Petersen LA. Method to develop health care peer groups for quality and financial comparisons across hospitals. Health Serv Res. 2009 Apr; 44(2 Pt 1):577-92. PMID: 19178585; PMCID: PMC2677055.
    88. Cully JA, Tolpin L, Henderson L, Jimenez D, Kunik ME, Petersen LA. Psychotherapy in the Veterans Health Administration: Missed Opportunities? Psychol Serv. 2008 Nov; 5(4):320-331. PMID: 25177213.
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    89. Morgan RO, Teal CR, Hasche JC, Petersen LA, Byrne MM, Paterniti DA, Virnig BA. Does poorer familiarity with Medicare translate into worse access to health care? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Nov; 56(11):2053-60. PMID: 19016939.
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    90. Singh H, Naik AD, Rao R, Petersen LA. Reducing diagnostic errors through effective communication: harnessing the power of information technology. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Apr; 23(4):489-94. PMID: 18373151; PMCID: PMC2359508.
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    92. Cully JA, Tolpin L, Henderson L, Jimenez D, Kunik ME, Petersen LA. Psychotherapy in the Veterans Health Administration: Missed Opportunities?. Psychological Services. 2008; 4(5):320-31.
    93. Petersen LA. Pay for performance in myocardial infarction: are we reaping the rewards? Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Mar; 5(3):134-5. PMID: 18059383.
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    94. Chonchol M, Whittle J, Desbien A, Orner MB, Petersen LA, Kressin NR. Chronic kidney disease is associated with angiographic coronary artery disease. Am J Nephrol. 2008; 28(2):354-60. PMID: 18046083.
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    95. Singh H, Sethi S, Raber M, Petersen LA. Errors in cancer diagnosis: current understanding and future directions. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Nov 1; 25(31):5009-18. PMID: 17971601.
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    97. Pietz K, Byrne MM, Daw C, Petersen LA. The effect of referral and transfer patients on hospital funding in a capitated health care delivery system. Med Care. 2007 Oct; 45(10):951-8. PMID: 17890992.
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    102. Pietz K, Petersen LA. Comparing self-reported health status and diagnosis-based risk adjustment to predict 1- and 2 to 5-year mortality. Health Serv Res. 2007 Apr; 42(2):629-43. PMID: 17362210; PMCID: PMC1955361.
    103. Kressin NR, Glickman ME, Peterson ED, Whittle J, Orner MB, Petersen LA. Functional status outcomes among white and African-American cardiac patients in an equal access system. Am Heart J. 2007 Mar; 153(3):418-25. PMID: 17307422.
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    105. Singh H, Thomas EJ, Khan MM, Petersen LA. Identifying diagnostic errors in primary care using an electronic screening algorithm. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Feb 12; 167(3):302-8. PMID: 17296888.
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    106. Profit J, Zupancic J, Gould J, Petersen LA. Implementing pay-for-performance in the NICU. Pediatrics. 2007; 5(119):975-82.
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    109. Pietz K, Byrne MM, Petersen LA. A decision-theoretic approach to identifying future high-cost patients. Med Care. 2006 Sep; 44(9):842-9. PMID: 16932136.
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    113. Singh H, Petersen LA, Thomas EJ. Understanding diagnostic errors in medicine: a lesson from aviation. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006 Jun; 15(3):159-64. PMID: 16751463; PMCID: PMC2464840.
    114. Whittle J, Kressin NR, Peterson ED, Orner MB, Glickman M, Mazzella M, Petersen LA. Racial differences in prevalence of coronary obstructions among men with positive nuclear imaging studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 May 16; 47(10):2034-41. PMID: 16697322.
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    115. El-Serag HB, Petersen LA, Hampel H, Richardson P, Cooper G. Temporal trends in tests for colorectal cancer screening at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Arch Intern Med. 2006; 20(166):2202-8.
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    118. Kaafarani HM, Itani KM, Petersen LA, Thornby J, Berger DH. Does resident hours reduction have an impact on surgical outcomes? J Surg Res. 2005 Jun 15; 126(2):167-71. PMID: 15919415.
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    119. Woodard LD, Hernandez MT, Lees E, Petersen LA. Racial differences in attitudes regarding cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment: a qualitative study. Patient Educ Couns. 2005 May; 57(2):225-31. PMID: 15911197.
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    121. Woodard LD, Kressin NR, Petersen LA. Is lipid-lowering therapy underused by African Americans at high risk of coronary heart disease within the VA health care system? Am J Public Health. 2004 Dec; 94(12):2112-7. PMID: 15569962; PMCID: PMC1448600.
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    123. Ambriz EH, Woodard LD, Kressin NR, Petersen LA. Use of smoking cessation interventions and aspirin for secondary prevention: are there racial disparities? Am J Med Qual. 2004 Jul-Aug; 19(4):166-71. PMID: 15368781.
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    125. Valdes I, Kibbe DC, Tolleson G, Kunik ME, Petersen LA. Barriers to proliferation of electronic medical records. Inform Prim Care. 2004; 12(1):3-9. PMID: 15140347.
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    129. Thomas EJ, Petersen LA. Measuring errors and adverse events in health care. J Gen Intern Med. 2003 Jan; 18(1):61-7. PMID: 12534766; PMCID: PMC1494808.
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    137. Petersen LA, Normand SL, Leape LL, McNeil BJ. Comparison of use of medications after acute myocardial infarction in the Veterans Health Administration and Medicare. Circulation. 2001 Dec 11; 104(24):2898-904. PMID: 11739303.
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    142. Petersen LA, Wright S. Does the VA provide "primary" primary care? J Gen Intern Med. 1999 May; 14(5):318-9. PMID: 10337043; PMCID: PMC1496574.
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    152. Bates DW, O'Neil AC, Petersen LA, Lee TH, Brennan TA. Evaluation of screening criteria for adverse events in medical patients. Med Care. 1995 May; 33(5):452-62. PMID: 7739271.
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    153. Leape LL, Bates DW, Cullen D, Laffel G, Cooper J, Ives J, Shea BF, Demonaco HJ, Small S, Petersen LA, et al. Systems analysis of adverse drug events. JAMA. 1995; (274):35-43.
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    155. Petersen LA. Estrogen Replacement Therapy. Strategies in Geriatrics. 1994; (2):1-5.
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