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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-VAMC Health Services Res
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Houston TX 77030
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    1. Hysong SJ, Amspoker AB, Hughes AM, Woodard L, Oswald FL, Petersen LA, Lester HF. Impact of team configuration and team stability on primary care quality. Implement Sci. 2019 Mar 06; 14(1):22. PMID: 30841926.
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    2. Thomas CL, Spitzm├╝ller C, Amspoker AB, Modi V, Tran T, Naik AD, Woodard L, Auron A, Hysong SJ. A Systematic Literature Review of Instruments to Measure Coordination. J Healthc Manag. 2018 May-Jun; 63(3):e1-e18. PMID: 29734285.
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    3. 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 Aug; 33(8):1276-1282. PMID: 29611089.
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    4. Gregory ME, Bryan JL, Hysong SJ, Kusters IS, Miltner RS, Stewart DE, Polacek N, Woodard LD, Anderson J, Naik AD, Godwin KM. Evaluation of a Distance Learning Curriculum for Interprofessional Quality Improvement Leaders. Am J Med Qual. 2018 Nov/Dec; 33(6):590-597. PMID: 29577735.
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    5. Arney J, Thurman K, Jones L, Kiefer L, Hundt NE, Naik AD, Woodard LD. Qualitative findings on building a partnered approach to implementation of a group-based diabetes intervention in VA primary care. BMJ Open. 2018 01 21; 8(1):e018093. PMID: 29358425.
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    6. 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. 2017 06; 52(3):1138-1155. PMID: 27329344.
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    7. 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.
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    8. Hysong SJ, Thomas CL, Spitzm├╝ller C, Amspoker AB, Woodard L, Modi V, Naik AD. Linking clinician interaction and coordination to clinical performance in Patient-Aligned Care Teams. Implement Sci. 2016 Jan 15; 11:7. PMID: 26772972; PMCID: PMC4714534.
    9. 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; PMCID: PMC4570867 [Available on 10/01/16].
    10. 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.
    11. 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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    12. 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 01; 115(1):21-6. PMID: 25456865.
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    13. Woodard LD, Landrum CR, Amspoker AB, Ramsey D, Naik AD. Interaction between functional health literacy, patient activation, and glycemic control. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2014; 8:1019-24. PMID: 25092966; PMCID: PMC4114908.
    14. 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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    15. 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.
    16. 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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    17. 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.
    18. 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.
    19. 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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    20. Profit J, Woodard LD. Perils and opportunities of comparative performance measurement. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Feb; 166(2):191-4. PMID: 22312179; PMCID: PMC4028026.
    21. 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.
    22. 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 Oct 03; 6:114. PMID: 21967830; PMCID: PMC3197549.
    23. 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.
    24. 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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    25. 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.
    26. 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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    27. 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 Feb 09; 5:13. PMID: 20181129; PMCID: PMC2831823.
    28. Woodard LD, Petersen LA. Improving the performance of performance measurement. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Feb; 25(2):100-1. PMID: 19953336; PMCID: PMC2837486.
    29. 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.
    30. Byrne MM, Pietz K, Woodard L, Petersen LA. Health care funding levels and patient outcomes: a national study. Health Econ. 2007 Apr; 16(4):385-93. PMID: 16998784.
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    31. Petersen LA, Woodard LD, Urech T, Daw C, Sookanan S. Does pay-for-performance improve the quality of health care? Ann Intern Med. 2006 Aug 15; 145(4):265-72. PMID: 16908917.
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    32. 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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    33. Petersen LA, Pietz K, Woodard LD, Byrne M. Comparison of the predictive validity of diagnosis-based risk adjusters for clinical outcomes. Med Care. 2005 Jan; 43(1):61-7. PMID: 15626935.
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    34. 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.
    35. 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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