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  • Comparing the Performance of 2 Health Utility Measures in the Medicare Health Outcome Survey (HOS). 2018
    Jia H, Lubetkin EI, DeMichele K, et al.
    Medical Decision Making. 2018 Nov; 38(8):983-993. Article available online at https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X18808494.
  • A New Algorithm to Build Bridges Between Two Patient-Reported Health Outcome Instruments: The MOS SF-36® and the VR-12 Health Survey. 2018
    Selim A, Rogers W, Qian S, et al. 
    Qual Life Res 2018 Aug; 27(8):2195-2206. Article available online at https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-018-1850-3

  • Comparison of Health Utility Weights among Elderly Patients Receiving Breast-Conserving Surgery Plus Hormonal Therapy With or Without Radiotherapy. 2017
    Ali AA, Xiao H, Tawk R, et al.
    Curr Med Res Opin. 2017 Feb. 33(2):391-400. Article available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2016.1257983.
  • Measurement Characteristics for two Health-Related Quality of Life Measures in Older Adults: The SF-36 and the CDC Healthy Days Items. 2016
    Barile JP, Horner-Johnson W, Krahn G, et al.
    Disability and Health Journal. 2016; 9(4):567-574. Abstract available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.04.008.
  • Stochastic Curtailment of Health Questionnaires: A Method to Reduce Respondent Burden. 2011
    Finkelman MD, He Y, Kim W, et al.
    Statistical Medicine. 2011 Jul 20;30(16):1989-2004. Epub 2011 Apr 26. Abstract available online at U.S. National Library of Medicine website.
  • A Preference-Based Measure of Health: the VR-6D Derived from the Veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey. 2011
    Selim AJ, Rogers W, Qian SX, et al.
    Quality of Life Research. 2011 Oct;20(8):1337-47. Epub 2011 Feb19 Abstract available online at U.S. National Library of Medicine website and the article is available at the following link (PDF, 343 KB).
  • Three Methods Tested to Model SF-6D Health Utilities for Health States Involving Comorbidity/Co-occurring Conditions. 2010
    Hanmer J, Vanness D, Gangnon R, et al.
    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2010 Mar; 63(3): 331-341. Epub 2009 Nov 6. Article available online at U.S. National Library of Medicine website.
  • Effects of Mode and Order of Administration on Generic Health-Related Quality of Life Scores. 2009
    Hays RD, Kim S, Spritzer KL, et al.
    Journal of The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 2009 Sep; 12(6):1035-39. Available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1524-4733.2009.00566.x.
  • Updated U.S. Population Standard for the Veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey (VR-12). 2009
    Selim AJ, Rogers W, Fleishman JA, et al.
    Quality of Life Research. 2009. Feb; 18(1):43-52. Epub 2008 Dec 3. Abstract available online at U.S. National Library of Medicine website.
  • Medicare Health Outcomes Survey: An Alternative Case-Mix Methodology (PDF, 160 KB) 2007
    Selim AJ, Iqbal SU, Rogers W, et al.
    The Medicare HOS program uses the outcomes of change in health status after adjustment with a fairly complex multi-modeling case-mix methodology. The purpose of this study was to use a theory and evidence-based hierarchical approach to develop and test an alternative case-mix methodology that is simpler and more parsimonious.
  • The Veterans RAND 12 Item Health Survey (VR-12): What It Is and How It Is Used. 2007
    Iqbal SU, Rogers WH, Selim A, et al.
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research at Veterans Administration Medical Center and Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices at Boston University School of Public Health. This publication describes the development and applications of the VR-12, which is used in measuring the physical and mental health of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in order to evaluate health-related quality of life.
  • A Comparison of Two Procedures to Fit Multi-Level Data: PROC GLM versus PROC MIXED. 2005
    Hope MD, Shannon ED.
    SUGI 30 Proceedings. April 2005. Available online at the SUGI 30 Proceedings web page.
  • Improving the Response Choices on the Veterans SF-36 Health Survey Role Functioning Scales: Results from the Veterans Health Study. 2004
    Kazis LE, Miller DR, Clark JA, et al.
    Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 2004 Jul-Sep; 27(3): 263-80. Abstract available online at U.S. National Library of Medicine website.
  • Psychometric Evaluation of the SF-36® Health Survey in Medicare Managed Care. 2004
    Gandek B, Sinclair SJ, Kosinski M, et al.
    Health Care Financing Review. Summer 2004. Volume 25(4): 5-25. Available online at CMS' Health Care Financing Review website.
  • Estimation of Non-Response Bias in the Medicare FFS HOS. 2004
    McCall N, Khatutsky G, Smith K, et al.
    Health Care Financing Review. Summer 2004. Volume 25(4): 27-41. Available online at CMS' Health Care Financing Review website.
  • Measurement Comparisons of the Medical Outcomes Study and Veterans SF-36® Health Survey. 2004
    Kazis LE, Lee A, Spiro A, et al.
    Health Care Financing Review. Summer 2004. Volume 25(4): 43-58. Available online at CMS' Health Care Financing Review website.
  • Using Multiple Survey Vendors to Collect Health Outcomes Information: How Accurate Are the Data? 2003
    Haffer SC.
    Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. April 16, 2003. Volume 1(6): Available online at www.hqlo.com.
  • Weight Adjustments in Estimates for the 1999 Medicare Health Outcomes Survey. 2002
    Hwang Y, Bierman AS, Haffer SC, et al.
    ASA Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings. 2002. 1565-1570.
  • Interpreting SF-36® Summary Health Measures: A Response. 2001
    Ware JE, Kosinski M.
    Quality of Life Research. 2001. Volume 10(5): 405-413, 415-420.

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