Full Text Journal Articles by
Author Ya Chen Tina Shih

Advertisement

Find full text journal articles






Costs and Complications After a Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Treated With Time-Efficient Modalities: An Analysis of National Medicare Data.

Chad Tang, Xiudong Lei, Grace L Smith, Hubert Y Pan, Kenneth Hess, Aileen Chen, Karen E Hoffman, Brian F Chapin, Deborah A Kuban, Mitchell Anscher, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Steven J Frank, Benjamin D Smith,

PURPOSE:Recent trends in payer and patient preferences increasingly incentivize time-efficient (≤2-week treatment time) prostate cancer treatments. METHODS AND MATERIALS:National Medicare claims from January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2014, were analyzed to identify newly diagnosed prostate cancers. Three "radical treatment" cohorts were identified (prostatectomy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic body radiation therapy ... Read more >>

Pract Radiat Oncol (Practical radiation oncology)
[2020, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Understanding Financial Hardship Among Cancer Survivors in the United States: Strategies for Prevention and Mitigation.

K Robin Yabroff, Cathy Bradley, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

J. Clin. Oncol. (Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology)
[2020, 38(4):292-301]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Rising Economic Burden of Renal Cell Carcinoma among Elderly Patients in the USA: Part II-An Updated Analysis of SEER-Medicare Data.

Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Ying Xu, Chun-Ru Chien, Bumyang Kim, Yu Shen, Liang Li, Daniel M Geynisman,

BACKGROUND:The influx of new oncologic technologies has changed the treatment landscape of renal cell carcincoma (RCC) in the last decade. This study updated a previously published paper on the economic burden of RCC in the USA by using more recent data to examine the impact of various forms of new ... Read more >>

Pharmacoeconomics (PharmacoEconomics)
[2019, 37(12):1495-1507]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Time to Consider a Personalized Approach to Incorporate Tomosynthesis into Routine Breast Cancer Screening.

Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Yu Shen,

J. Natl. Cancer Inst. (Journal of the National Cancer Institute)
[2019, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Use of Claims Data for Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Research.

Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Lei Liu,

Administrative claims data are big data generated from healthcare encounters. Claims data contain information on insurance payment as well as clinical diagnoses and procedure codes to ascertain medical conditions and treatments, making them valuable sources for economic evaluation research. This paper offers an introductory overview of the use of claims ... Read more >>

Semin Radiat Oncol (Seminars in radiation oncology)
[2019, 29(4):348-353]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Post-Discharge Services for Different Diagnoses Than Index Hospitalization Predict Decreased 30-Day Readmissions Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

Hyo Jung Tak, Li-Wu Chen, Fernando A Wilson, Andrew M Goldsweig, Dmitry Oleynikov, Michael Hawking, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

BACKGROUND:Efforts to reduce hospital readmissions include post-discharge interventions related to the illness treated during the index hospitalization (IH). These efforts may be inadequate because readmissions are precipitated by a wide range of health conditions unrelated to the primary diagnosis of the IH. OBJECTIVE:To investigate the relationship between post-discharge health services ... Read more >>

J Gen Intern Med (Journal of general internal medicine)
[2019, 34(9):1766-1774]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Treatment value of second-generation BCR-ABL1 tyrosine kinase inhibitors compared with imatinib to achieve treatment-free remission in patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia: a modelling study.

Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jorge E Cortes, Hagop M Kantarjian,

BACKGROUND:Treatment-free remission in chronic myeloid leukaemia-ie, achievement of a sustained deep molecular response leading to discontinuation of BCR-ABL1 tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy-has become a potential aim of therapy. Highly priced second-generation TKIs might offer deep molecular response status more quickly and for more patients than imatinib; however, with the ... Read more >>

Lancet Haematol (The Lancet. Haematology)
[2019, 6(8):e398-e408]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Simple Quasi-Bayes Approach for Modeling Mean Medical Costs.

Grace Yoon, Wenxin Jiang, Lei Liu, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

AbstractSeveral statistical issues associated with health care costs, such as heteroscedasticity and severe skewness, make it challenging to estimate or predict medical costs. When the interest is modeling the mean cost, it is desirable to make no assumption on the density function or higher order moments. Another challenge in developing ... Read more >>

Int J Biostat (The international journal of biostatistics)
[2019, 16(1):]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Trends in Volume-Outcome Relationship in Gastrectomies in Texas.

Naruhiko Ikoma, Bumyang Kim, Linda S Elting, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Brian D Badgwell, Paul Mansfield,

BACKGROUND:We previously reported a significant volume-outcome relationship in mortality rates after gastrectomies for gastric cancer patients in Texas (1999-2001). We aimed to identify whether changes in the volume distribution of gastrectomies occurred, whether volume-outcome relationships persisted, and potential changes in the factors influencing volume-outcome relationships. METHODS:We performed a population-based study ... Read more >>

Ann. Surg. Oncol. (Annals of surgical oncology)
[2019, 26(9):2694-2702]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Smoking Cessation Treatment Needs of Low SES Cervical Cancer Survivors.

Diana S Hoover, Claire A Spears, Damon J Vidrine, Joan L Walker, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, David W Wetter,

Objectives: We investigated the treatment needs and preferences of low socioeconomic status cervical cancer survivors to inform the adaptation of a theoretically- and empirically-based Motivation and Problem-Solving approach to facilitate cessation in this at-risk population. Methods: Individual in-depth interviews were conducted with 12 female smokers with cervical cancer. Interviews were ... Read more >>

Am J Health Behav (American journal of health behavior)
[2019, 43(3):606-620]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Complication Rates in a Study of Invasive Diagnostic Procedures for Lung Abnormalities-In Reply.

Jinhai Huo, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

JAMA Intern Med (JAMA internal medicine)
[2019, 179(6):847]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Trends in Radiation for Bone Metastasis During a Period of Multiple National Quality Improvement Initiatives.

Jennifer K Logan, Jing Jiang, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Xiudong Lei, Ying Xu, Karen E Hoffman, Sharon H Giordano, Benjamin D Smith,

PURPOSE:To evaluate trends in fractionation and cost of radiation for bone metastasis during a time period of multiple national quality improvement initiatives that focused on reducing the number of fractions per radiation episode. METHODS:Using nationwide Medicare claims from 2011 to 2014, we identified radiation episodes for bone metastasis from prostate, ... Read more >>

J Oncol Pract (Journal of oncology practice)
[2019, 15(4):e356-e368]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Economic Burden of Renal Cell Carcinoma-Part I: An Updated Review.

Chun-Ru Chien, Daniel M Geynisman, Bumyang Kim, Ying Xu, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

BACKGROUND:The economic burden of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) had been reported to be significant in a previous review published in 2011. OBJECTIVE:The objective of this study was to perform an updated review by synthesizing economic studies related to the treatment of RCC that have been published since the previous review. ... Read more >>

Pharmacoeconomics (PharmacoEconomics)
[2019, 37(3):301-331]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Complication Rates and Downstream Medical Costs Associated With Invasive Diagnostic Procedures for Lung Abnormalities in the Community Setting.

Jinhai Huo, Ying Xu, Tommy Sheu, Robert J Volk, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

Importance:The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services added lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) as a Medicare preventive service benefit in 2015 following findings from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) that showed a 16% reduction in lung cancer mortality associated with LDCT. A challenge in developing and ... Read more >>

JAMA Intern Med (JAMA internal medicine)
[2019, 179(3):324-332]

Cited: 5 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Favorable Cardiovascular Health at Young and Middle Ages and Dementia in Older Age-The CHA Study.

Thanh-Huyen T Vu, Lihui Zhao, Lei Liu, Cuiping Schiman, Donald M Lloyd-Jones, Martha L Daviglus, Kiang Liu, Daniel B Garside, Jeremiah Stamler, James F Fries, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Norrina B Allen,

Background Data are sparse on the association of cardiovascular health ( CVH ) in younger/middle age with the incidence of dementia later in life. Methods and Results We linked the CHA (Chicago Heart Association Detection Project in Industry) study data, assessed in 1967 to 1973, with 1991 to 2010 Medicare ... Read more >>

J Am Heart Assoc (Journal of the American Heart Association)
[2019, 8(1):e009730]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Cardiovascular health in young and middle adulthood and medical care utilization and costs at older age - The Chicago Heart Association Detection Project Industry (CHA).

Cuiping Schiman, Lei Liu, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Lihui Zhao, Martha L Daviglus, Kiang Liu, James Fries, Daniel B Garside, Thanh-Huyen T Vu, Jeremiah Stamler, Donald M Lloyd-Jones, Norrina B Allen,

It is unclear how long-term medical utilization and costs from diverse care settings and their age-related patterns may differ by cardiovascular health (CVH) status earlier in adulthood. We followed 17,195 participants of the Chicago Heart Association Detection Project Industry (1967-1973) with linked Medicare claims (1992 to 2010). Baseline CVH is ... Read more >>

Prev Med (Preventive medicine)
[2019, 119:87-98]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Cancer-Related Risk Perceptions and Beliefs in Texas: Findings from a 2018 Population-Level Survey.

Sonia A Cunningham, Robert Yu, Tina Shih, Sharon Giordano, Lorna H McNeill, Ruth Rechis, Susan K Peterson, Paul Cinciripini, Lewis Foxhall, Ernest Hawk, Sanjay Shete,

BACKGROUND:Cancer beliefs and perceptions of cancer risk affect the cancer continuum. Identifying underlying factors associated with these beliefs and perceptions in Texas can help inform and target prevention efforts. METHODS:We developed a cancer-focused questionnaire and administered it online to a nonprobability sample of the Texas population. Weighted multivariable logistic regression ... Read more >>

Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. (Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology)
[2019, 28(3):486-494]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



How much of US health care spending provides direct care or benefit to patients?

Morgan N Fredell, Hagop M Kantarjian, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Vivian Ho, Binata Mukherjee,

Plans to optimize health care in the United States highlight the high cost but rarely explore opportunities for redirecting resources within the existing system to increase access to care while lowering spending. This analysis indicates that, of the total national health care expenditures of $3.21 trillion in 2015, only $1.4 ... Read more >>

Cancer (Cancer)
[2019, 125(9):1404-1409]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Comparative Effectiveness of Medication Therapy Management Eligibility Criteria Across Racial/Ethnic Groups.

Christina A Spivey, Yanru Qiao, Junling Wang, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jim Y Wan, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Lisa E Hines, Marie A Chisholm-Burns,

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:Previous research indicates that eligibility criteria for medication therapy management (MTM) services in Medicare prescription drug (Part D) plans, defined under the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA), are associated with racial/ethnic disparities and ineffective in identifying individuals with medication utilization issues. Our study's objective was to determine the comparative effectiveness of ... Read more >>

J Am Geriatr Soc (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)
[2019, 67(3):581-587]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Comparative Effectiveness of Computed Tomography- Versus Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation Among Medicare Patients 65 Years of Age or Older With Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Jinhai Huo, Thomas A Aloia, Ying Xu, Tong Han Chung, Tommy Sheu, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

BACKGROUND:For patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) not eligible for surgical resection, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a promising technique that reduces the risk of disease progression. OBJECTIVES:To evaluate whether the trend of image guidance for RFA is moving toward the more expensive computed tomography (CT) technology and to determine the clinical ... Read more >>

Value Health (Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research)
[2019, 22(3):284-292]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



The concomitant use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors and proton pump inhibitors: Prevalence, predictors, and impact on survival and discontinuation of therapy in older adults with cancer.

Manvi Sharma, Holly M Holmes, Hemalkumar B Mehta, Hua Chen, Rajender R Aparasu, Ya-Chen T Shih, Sharon H Giordano, Michael L Johnson,

BACKGROUND:The concomitant use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is a significant concern because of potential drug-drug interaction that reduces TKI absorption, thus potentially reducing the effectiveness of TKIs. The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and predictors of concomitant TKI-PPI receipt and ... Read more >>

Cancer (Cancer)
[2019, 125(7):1155-1162]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Insurance transitions and healthcare utilization for children with refractory epilepsy.

I-Wen Pan, Sandi Lam, Dave Fitzgerald Clarke, Ya-Chen Tina Shih,

OBJECTIVES:The objective of the study is to investigate the association between insurance transitions and healthcare utilization among children with refractory epilepsy. METHODS:We applied published algorithms to identify the study cohort of children with a diagnosis of refractory epilepsy who were treated between 10/1/2013 and 9/30/2014 at 36 children's hospitals in ... Read more >>

Epilepsy Behav (Epilepsy & behavior : E&B)
[2018, 89:48-54]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Predictive Value Positive of MTM Eligibility Criteria under MMA and ACA in Identifying Individuals with Medication Utilization Issues.

Yanru Qiao, Christina A Spivey, Junling Wang, Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Jim Y Wan, Julie Kuhle, Samuel Dagogo-Jack, William C Cushman, Marie Chisholm-Burns,

Objectives:To compare the predictive value positives (PVP) of medication therapy management eligibility criteria under the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in identifying individuals with medication utilization issues (MUI). Methods:This is a retrospective analysis of Medicare database (2012-2013). MUI were determined based on medication utilization measures related ... Read more >>

J Pharm Health Serv Res (Journal of pharmaceutical health services research: an official journal of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain)
[2018, 9(4):393-401]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Trends in breast cancer mortality by stage at diagnosis among young women in the United States.

Fangjian Guo, Yong-Fang Kuo, Ya Chen Tina Shih, Sharon H Giordano, Abbey B Berenson,

BACKGROUND:Assessing trends in breast cancer survival among young women who are largely unaffected by breast cancer screening will provide important information regarding improvements in the effectiveness of cancer care for breast cancer in the last few decades. METHODS:The cohort for this study consisted of women who were diagnosed with breast ... Read more >>

Cancer (Cancer)
[2018, 124(17):3500-3509]

Cited: 6 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Assessing the Cost-Effectiveness of Updated Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines for Average-Risk Women.

Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Wenli Dong, Ying Xu, Yu Shen,

BACKGROUND:Several specialty societies have recently updated their breast cancer screening guidelines in late 2015/early 2016. OBJECTIVES:To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of US-based mammography screening guidelines. METHODS:We developed a microsimulation model to generate the natural history of invasive breast cancer and capture how screening and treatment modified the natural course of the disease. ... Read more >>

Value Health (Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research)
[2019, 22(2):185-193]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Disclaimer
1.0091 s