Terry Will

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This study compares radical prostatectomy rates by race among male Medicare patients in New York. A retrospective analysis was conducted of all radical prostatectomies performed on hospitalized male Medicare beneficiaries for the period 1991 through 1993. Basic trend data also were analyzed for 1990. Pattern analysis was conducted on the 4154 procedures(More)
The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects on clinical outcomes of regionalization for a high risk surgical procedure, pancreaticoduodenectomy (the Whipple procedure). Claims data were examined for all Medicare patients undergoing the procedure in New York State for the 4-year period 1991-1994. Outcomes were analyzed for two regional hospitals and(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine trends in radical prostatectomy in New York State for the period 1991-1993. A retrospective analysis was conducted of all radical prostatectomies performed on hospitalized male Medicare beneficiaries in New York State for the period 1991-1993. Basic trend data were also analyzed for 1990. Pattern analysis was(More)
This study advances research in the area of ballot drop-off in local elections. Related research has pointed to a lack of information on down-ticket races, leading voters to not fill out their entire ballot. But the issue has never been directly tested at the state legislative level. Publicly available campaign finance information and election turnout(More)
The Island Peer Review Organization is the peer review organization in New York State and is under contract with the Health Care Financing Administration to monitor the quality of care rendered to Medicare patients. A severity level III is assigned when a confirmed quality problem with significant adverse effects for the patient is confirmed. A severity(More)
  • Terry Will
  • Revue médicale de la Suisse romande
  • 1999
OBJECTIVE In order to study the prevalence of hepatitis B and C as well as HIV virus and disruptive factors of aminotransferase enzyme among intravenous drug users. METHOD We conducted retrospective study of 169 patients who were hospitalised in a clinic where they were weaned from drug use between 1980 and 1990. RESULTS The prevalence of HIV is 13.2%,(More)
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