Cigarette Smoking, Desire To Quit, and Tobacco-related Counseling Among Patients at Adult Health Centers

Articles of Interest, May 23, 2014

A weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters, including articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers, mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products, or other research using AHRQ data or products.

This weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters includes:

  • Articles funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) or authored by AHRQ researchers.
  • Articles mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products.
  • Articles related to AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Centers.
  • Articles related to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or Put Prevention into Practice program.
  • Articles mentioning the National Healthcare Disparities Report and National Healthcare Quality Report.
  • Other research using AHRQ data or products.

AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

 American Journal of Public Health
Lebrun-Harris LA, Fiore MC, Tomoyasu N, Ngo-Metzger Q. Cigarette smoking, desire to quit, and tobacco-related counseling among patients at adult health centers. Am J Public Health 2014 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print. Fourth author (Ngo-Metzger Q) is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships; cites AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) 2011, 2012, and AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.]  Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Khazeni N, Hutton DW, Collins CI, Garber AM, Owens DK. Health and economic benefits of early vaccination and nonpharmaceutical interventions for a human influenza A (H7N9) pandemic: a modeling study. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 20; 160(10):684-94. [Supported by grant 5 K08 HS19816 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

Ryan AM, Mushlin AI. The Affordable Care Act's payment reforms and the future of hospitals. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 20; 160(10):729-30. [Supported by grant K01 HS18546-01 (to first author).]

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Osterman MT, Haynes K, Delzell E, Zhang J, Bewtra M, Brensinger C, Chen L, Xie F, Curtis JR, Lewis JD. Comparative effectiveness of infliximab and adalimumab for Crohn's disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 May; 12(5):811-817.e3. [Supported by grant R01 HS18517.] Select to access the abstract.

Clinical Transplantation
Quick B, Harrison TR, King AJ, Bosch D.It's up to you: a multi-message, phased driver facility campaign to increase organ donation registration rates in Illinois. Clin Transplant 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5):E546-53. [Supported by grant D71 HS19218-02 (attributed to the Health Resources and Services Administration).] Select to access the abstract.

International Journal for Quality in Health Care
Leotsakos A, Zheng H, Croteau R, Loeb JM, Sherman H, Hoffman C, Morganstein L, O'Leary D, Bruneau C, Lee P, et al. Standardization in patient safety: the WHO High 5s project. Int J Qual Health Care 2014 Apr; 26(2):109-16. [Supported by contract HHSA290-2012-00006C; briefly describes AHRQ's Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture and cites AHRQ publications, Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-based Handbook for Nurses, 2008, Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement, and AHRQ Conference on Health Care Data Collection and Reporting, 2007.] Select to access the abstract.

Weissman JS, López L, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, Lipsitz S, Weingart SN. The association of hospital quality ratings with adverse events. Int J Qual Health Care 2014 Apr; 26(2):129-35. [Supported by AHRQ, no funding information given; mentions AHRQ's Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) and operationalizes HCAHPS' service recovery concept; cites AHRQ publication, The Relationship Between Hospital Workload and Patient Safety: Final Research Report to AHRQ, 2005.] Select to access the abstract.

JAMA
Barnett ML, Linder JA. Antibiotic prescribing for adults with acute bronchitis in the United States, 1996-2010. JAMA 2014 May 21; 311(19):2020-2022. [Supported by grant R18 HS18419 (to second author).]

JAMA Surgery
Schweizer ML, Cullen JJ, Perencevich EN, Vaughan Sarrazin MS. Costs associated With surgical site infections in Veterans Affairs hospitals. JAMA Surg 2014 May 21. [Epub ahead of print. Supported by grant 1 K18 HS21992-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Moga DC, Carnahan RM, Lund BC, Pendergast JF, Wallace RB, Torner JC, Li Y, Chrischilles EA. Risks and benefits of bladder antimuscarinics among elderly residents of Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2013 Oct; 14(10):749-60. [Supported by Iowa Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) grant 5 U18 HS16094.] Select to access the abstract.

 Journal of Health Economics
McGuire TG, Glazer J, Newhouse JP, Normand SL, Shi J, Sinaiko AD, Zuvekas SH. Integrating risk adjustment and enrollee premiums in health plan payment. J Health Econ 2013 Dec; 32(6):1263-77. [Seventh author (Zuvekas SH) is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends; uses 2004-2009 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data, citing MEPS HC-092: 1996-2004 Risk Adjustment Scores Public Use File, 2008, MEPS HC-121: 2008 Full Year Consolidated Data File, 2008, and MEPS HC-128: Medical Conditions File, 2011.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal for Healthcare Quality
Wittie M, Ngo-Metzger Q, Lebrun-Harris L, Shi L, Nair S. Enabling quality: electronic health record adoption and meaningful use readiness in federally funded health centers. J Healthc Qual 2014 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print. Second author is a researcher in AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
Tsui J, Gee GC, Rodriguez HP, Kominski GF, Glenn BA, Singhal R, Bastani R. Exploring the role of neighborhood socio-demographic factors on HPV vaccine initiation among low-income, ethnic minority girls. J Immigr Minor Health 2013 Aug; 15(4):732-40. [Supported by grant 1 R36 HS20172-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Psychology and Aging
Taha J, Czaja SJ, Sharit J, Morrow DG. Factors affecting usage of a personal health record (PHR) to manage health. Psychol Aging 2013 Dec; 28(4):1124-39. [Supported by grant R36 HS18239 (to first author).] Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by Henderson et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2014) cited in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-Related Articles.

AHRQ-Related Articles

Academic Medicine
Kogan JR, Conforti LN, Iobst WF, Holmboe ES. Reconceptualizing variable rater assessments as both an educational and clinical care problem. Acad Med 2014 May; 89(5):721-7. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, 2001.] Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Health Promotion
Van Nuys K, Globe D, Ng-Mak D, Cheung H, Sullivan J, Goldman D. he association between employee obesity and employer costs: evidence from a panel of U.S. employers. Am J Health Promot 2014 May-Jun; 28(5):277-85. [Reviews studies by Finkelstein et al.(J Occup Environ Med, 2010), Cawley and Meyerhoeffer (J Health Econ, 2012), and Thorpe et al. (Health Aff, 2004), all of which use MEPS data.]  Select to access the abstract.

American Journal of Medical Quality
Mueller JT, Wright AJ, Fedraw LA, Murad MH, Brown DR, Thompson KM, Flick R, Seville MT, Huskins WC. Standardizing central line safety: lessons learned for physician leaders. Am J Med Qual 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):191-9. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, 2001, and AHRQ-funded article by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Ryan J, Andrews R, Barry MB, Kang S, Iskandar A, Mehla P, Ganeshan R. Preventability of 30-day readmissions for heart failure patients before and after a quality improvement initiative. Am J Med Qual 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):220-6. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Friedman and Basu (former AHRQ researcher and current researcher in AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships, respectively) (Med Care Res Rev, 2004).] Select to access the abstract.

JAMA Internal Medicine
Butala NM, Johnson BK, Dziura JD, Reynolds JS, Balcezak TJ, Inzucchi SE, Horwitz LI. Decade-long trends in mortality among patients with and without diabetes mellitus at a major academic medical center. JAMA Intern Med 2014 May 19. [Epub ahead of print. Cites HCUP statistical brief, Hospital Stays for Patients with Diabetes, 2008, 2010.]

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Miller WL. Patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition: a time for promoting innovation, not measuring standards. J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 27(3):309-11. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by McNellis, Genevro, and Myers (researchers in and director of AHRQ's Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships) (Ann Fam Med, 2013).]

Elward K, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Greenawald M, Hagen MD. Improving quality of care and guideline adherence for asthma through a group self-assessment module. J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 27(3):391-8. [Cites AHRQ publication, Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action, 2009, as published on the AHRQ Web site.]  Select to access the abstract.

Cerimele JM, Halperin AC, Saxon AJ. Tobacco use treatment in primary care patients with psychiatric illness. J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 27(3):399-410. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Liss DT, Fishman PA, Rutter CM, Grembowski D, Ross TR, Reid RJ. Specialty use among patients with treated hypertension in a patient-centered medical home. J Gen Intern Med 2014 May; 29(5):732-40. [Cites AHRQ-funded/ authored article by Peikes et al. (Am J Manag Care, 2012).] Select to access the abstract.

Cavanaugh JJ, Jones CD, Embree G, Tsai K, Miller T, Shilliday BB, McGuirt B, Roche R, Pignone M, DeWalt DA, et al.  Implementation Science Workshop: primary care-based multidisciplinary readmission prevention program. J Gen Intern Med 2014 May; 29(5):798-804. [Notes that authors' practice "participated in the NC Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation Transitions Collaborative (U18 HS020940)."] Select to access the abstract.

Public Health Reports
Courtney-Long E, Stevens A, Caraballo R, Ramon I, Armour BS. Disparities in current cigarette smoking prevalence by type of disability, 2009-2011. Public Health Rep 2014 May; 129(3):252-60. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

Telemedicine and e-Health
Doarn CR, Pruitt S, Jacobs J, Harris Y, Bott DM, Riley W, Lamer C, Oliver AL. Federal efforts to define and advance telehealth-a work in progress. Telemed J E Health 2014 May; 20(5):409-18. [Cites AHRQ publication, Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved, 2008.] Select to access the abstract.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-Related Articles

 Annals of Internal Medicine
Henderson JT, Whitlock EP, O'Connor E, Senger CA, Thompson JH, Rowland MG. Low-dose aspirin for prevention of morbidity and mortality from preeclampsia: a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 20; 160(10):695-703. [Supported by contract HHSA-290-2012-00015-I, task order 3, and based on AHRQ evidence synthesis of the same title, prepared by the Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) under the same contract; uses methodologies from USPSTF Procedure Manual, 2008, and AHRQ-funded article by Fu et al. (J Clin Epidemiol, 2010).] Select to access the abstract.

LeFevre ML; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 20; 160(10):719-26. [Updates USPSTF 2004 recommendations, based on AHRQ evidence synthesis, Screening for Suicide Risk in Primary Care: A Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 2013.] Select to access the abstract.

Consultant Pharmacist
Stack E, Kier K. Patient-centered medical homes: recognition and reimbursement - part 3. Consult Pharm 2014 May 1; 29(5):347-50. [Mentions Affordable Care Act provisions designating costs for preventive services rated A or B by the USPSTF as reimbursable expenses.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Family Practice
Campos-Outcalt D. USPSTF: What's recommended, what's not. J Fam Pract 2014 May; 63(5):265-9. [Reviews seven USPSTF recommendations issued in 2013 and not covered in previous reviews in this journal.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Bowman MA, Neale AV. A panoply of information for the practice of family medicine. J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 27(3):303-5. [Cites Recommendations for Adults topic page on the USPSTF Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Baldwin LM, Trivers KF, Andrilla CH, Matthews B, Miller JW, Lishner DM, Goff BA. Accuracy of ovarian and colon cancer risk assessments by U.S. physicians. J Gen Intern Med 2014 May; 29(5):741-9. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on genetic risk assessment and BRCA mutation testing for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility (Ann Intern Med, 2005), screening for colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2008, screening for breast cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2009), and screening for ovarian cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2012).] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Women's Health
Millstine D, David P, Pruthi S. Tools of the trade: individualized breast cancer risk assessment. J Womens Health 2014 May; 23(5):434-6. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer in women and on medications for risk reduction of primary breast cancer in women (both in Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Public Health Reports
Lushniak BD. Testing baby boomers for hepatitis C virus infection. Public Health Rep 2014 May; 129(3):220-21. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for hepatitis C virus infection in adults (Ann Intern Med, 2013).]

Maly AG, Steel TL, Fu R, Lieberman DA, Becker TM. Colorectal cancer screening among American Indians in a Pacific Northwest tribe: Cowlitz Tribal BRFSS Project, 2009-2010. Public Health Rep 2014 May; 129(3):280-8. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2008).] Select to access the abstract.

Urologic Clinics of North America
Kaffenberger SD, Penson DF. The politics of prostate cancer screening. Urol Clin North Am 2014 May; 41(2):249-55. [Discusses the USPSTF's history, mission, and processes, and its recommendations on prostate cancer screening, citing several versions of the recommendations and their associated evidence reviews.] Select to access the abstract.

Women's Health Issues
Corbelli J, Borrero S, Bonnema R, McNamara M, Kraemer K, Rubio D, Karpov I, McNeil M. Physician adherence to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force mammography guidelines. Womens Health Issues 2014 May-Jun; 24(3):e313-9. [Evaluates physician adherence with USPSTF recommendations on screening for breast cancer, citing USPSTF-sponsored evidence reviews by Humphrey et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2002) and Nelson et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2009) and related articles.] Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by Endevelt et al. (J Am Board Fam Med, 2014) cited in Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC)-Related Articles.

Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC)-Related Articles

 Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Endevelt R, Elkayam O, Cohen R, Peled R, Tal-Pony L, Michaelis Grunwald R, Valinsky L, Porath A, Heymann AD. An intensive family intervention clinic for reducing childhood obesity. J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 27(3):321-8. [Cites AHRQ comparative effectiveness review, Childhood Obesity Programs: Comparative Effectiveness Review and Meta-Analysis, 2013, as published on AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program Web site, and cites USPSTF-sponsored evidence synthesis, Effectiveness of Primary Care Interventions for Weight Management in Children and Adolescents: An Updated, Targeted Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 2010.] Select to access the abstract.

Miller BF, Petterson S, Brown Levey SM, Payne-Murphy JC, Moore M, Bazemore A. Primary care, behavioral health, provider colocation, and rurality. J Am Board Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 27(3):367-74. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Integration of Mental Health/Substance Abuse and Primary Care, 2008; also cites AHRQ publications, A National Agenda for Research in Collaborative Care: Papers from the Collaborative Care Research Network Research Development Conference, 2011, Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Concepts and Definitions Developed by Expert Consensus, 2013, and The Number of Practicing Primary Care Physicians in the United States: Primary Care Workforce Facts and Stats, 2011.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Horn DM, Koplan KE, Senese MD, Orav EJ, Sequist TD. The impact of cost displays on primary care physician laboratory test ordering. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 May; 29(5):708-14. [Cites USPSTF-sponsored systematic review by Chaudhry et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2006) on the impact of health information technology on quality, efficiency, and costs of medical care, prepared by the Southern California EPC.] Select to access the abstract.

Tamrat R, Huynh-Le MP, Goyal M. Non-pharmacologic interventions to improve the sleep of hospitalized patients: a systematic review. J Gen Intern Med 2014 May; 29(5):788-95. [Uses methodologies from AHRQ publication, Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, as published on AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by Henderson et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2014) cited in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)-Related Articles.

National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)/National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)-Related Articles

American Journal of Medical Quality
Prentice JC, Davies ML, Pizer SD. Which outpatient wait-time measures are related to patient satisfaction? Am J Med Qual 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):227-35. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2009.] Select to access the abstract.

Frontiers of Health Services Management
Betancourt JR. In pursuit of high-value healthcare: the case for improving quality and achieving equity in a time of healthcare transformation. Front Health Serv Manag 2014 Spring; 30(3):16-31. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2012.]

Journal of General Internal Medicine
Restuccia JD, Mohr D, Meterko M, Stolzmann K, Kaboli P. The association of hospital characteristics and quality improvement activities in inpatient medical services. J Gen Intern Med 2014 May; 29(5):715-22. [Mentions that AHRQ "released the annual National Healthcare Quality Reports and launched an effort to develop reliable patient safety indicators," citing articles by Jha et al. (N Engl J Med, 2005) and Leape and Berwick (JAMA, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by Lebrun-Harris et al. (Am J Public Health, 2014) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.

Research by Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

American Journal of Medical Quality
Mull HJ, Borzecki AM, Chen Q, Shin MH, Rosen AK. Using AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators to detect postdischarge adverse events in the Veterans Health Administration. Am J Med Qual 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):213-9. [Uses AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators, as accessed on AHRQ's Quality Indicators Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Family Medicine
Johansen ME, Green LA, Sen A, Kircher S, Richardson CR. Cardiovascular risk and statin use in the United States. Ann Fam Med 2014 May-Jun; 12(3):215-23. Uses 2010 MEPS data, as accessed on AHRQ's MEPS Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Wong FL, Bhatia S, Landier W, Francisco L, Leisenring W, Hudson MM, Armstrong GT, Mertens A, Stovall M, Robison LL, et al.Cost-effectiveness of the Children's Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-up Screening Guidelines for childhood cancer survivors at risk for treatment-related heart failure. Ann Intern Med 2014 May 20; 160(10):672-83. [Uses 2008 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) data as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

International Journal of Cardiology
Pathak R, Karmacharya P, Aryal MR, Donato AA. Weekend versus weekday mortality in myocardial infarction in the United States: Data from Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Int J Cardiol 2014 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print. Uses 2006-2011 HCUP NIS data]

JAMA
Liu V, Escobar GJ, Greene JD, Soule J, Whippy A, Angus DC, Iwashyna TJ. Hospital deaths in patients with sepsis from 2 independent cohorts. JAMA. 2014 May 18. [Epub ahead of print. Uses 2010 HCUP NIS data, as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site.]

Journal of Endourology
Sukumar S, Roghmann F, Sood A, Abdo A, Menon M, Sammon JD, Sun M, Varda B, Trinh QD, Elder JS. Correction of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children: national trends and comparative effectiveness in operative outcomes. J Endourol 2014 May; 28(5):592-8. Uses 1998-2010 HCUP NIS data and the AHRQ-funded adaptation of the Charlson comorbidity index described in AHRQ-funded article by Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Respiratory Care
Nanchal R, Kumar G, Majumdar T, Taneja A, Patel J, Dagar G, Jacobs ER, Whittle J. Utilization of mechanical ventilation for asthma exacerbations: analysis of a national database. Respir Care 2014 May; 59(5):644-53. [Uses 2000-2008 HCUP NIS data, as accessed on AHRQ's HCUP User Support Web site, and uses the AHRQ-funded adaptation of the Charlson comorbidity index described in AHRQ-funded article by Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol (J Clin Epidemiol, 1992).]  Select to access the abstract.

Also refer to article by McGuire et al. (J Health Econ, 2013) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.

Page last reviewed May 2014
Internet Citation: Cigarette Smoking, Desire To Quit, and Tobacco-related Counseling Among Patients at Adult Health Centers: Articles of Interest, May 23, 2014. May 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/articles-of-interest/20140523.html