Michael Kashner

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PURPOSE To develop a survey instrument designed to quantify supervision by attending physicians in nonprocedural care and to assess the instrument's feasibility and reliability. METHOD In 2008, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Academic Affiliations convened an expert panel to adopt a working definition of attending supervision in(More)
IMPORTANCE Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening saves lives, but participation rates are low among underserved populations. Knowledge on effective approaches for screening the underserved, including best test type to offer, is limited. OBJECTIVE To determine (1) if organized mailed outreach boosts CRC screening compared with usual care and (2) if FIT is(More)
The purpose of this study is to group hospital-based home care (HBHC) patients homogeneously by their characteristics with respect to cost of care to develop alternative case mix methods for management and reimbursement (allocation) purposes. Six Veterans Affairs (VA) HBHC programs in Fiscal Year (FY) 1986 that maximized patient, program, and regional(More)
Generalized Information Matrix Tests (GIMTs) have recently been used for detecting the presence of misspecification in regression models in both randomized controlled trials and observational studies. In this paper, a unified GIMT framework is developed for the purpose of identifying, classifying, and deriving novel model misspecification tests for(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the validity of prescriber, patient, and research assistant ratings of adherence to prescribed oral antipsychotic medication among outpatients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder in comparison with electronic monitoring. METHODS Adult outpatients with schizophrenia (N=35) or schizoaffective disorder (N=26)(More)
The relation between the etiology of cardiomyopathy and the function of the right ventricle (RV) has not been well described in the current era of 3-dimensional cardiac imaging. New advances in cardiac imaging with computed tomography (CT) have allowed accurate measurements of ejection fraction (EF), often a challenging task considering the unique RV shape.(More)
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