Publications supported by CHIME VA Data Core

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  1. Beatty AL, Doll JA, Schopfer DW, Maynard C, Plomondon ME, Shen H, Whooley MACardiac Rehabilitation Participation and Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking ProgramJ Am Heart Assoc2018Oct 2; 7(19):e010010Doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.010010
  2. Beatty AL, Truong M, Schopfer DW, Shen H, Bachmann JM, Whooley MA Geographic Variation in Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation in Medicare and Veterans Affairs Populations: Opportunity for Improvement Circulation 2018 May 1; 137(18):1899-1908 Doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029471
  3. Bendich I, Takemoto S, Patterson JT, Monto A, Barber TC, Kuo AC Preoperative Treatment of Hepatitis C Is Associated With Lower Prosthetic Joint Infection Rates in US Veterans J Arthroplasty 2019 Jul; 34(7S):S319-S326.e1 Doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.02.052
  4. Bendich I, Zhang N, Barry JJ, Ward DT, Whooley MA, Kuo AC Antibiotic-Laden Bone Cement Use and Revision Risk After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty in U.S. Veterans J Bone Joint Surg Am 2020 Nov 18; 102(22):1939-1947 Doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00102
  5. Berchuck JE, Meyer CS, Zhang N, Berchuck CM, Trivedi NN, Cohen B, Wang S Association of Mental Health Treatment With Outcomes for US Veterans Diagnosed With Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer JAMA Oncol 2020 Jul 1; 6(7):1055-1062 Doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.1466
  6. Brown RT, Komaiko KD, Shi Y, Fung KZ, Boscardin WJ, Au-Yeung A, Tarasovsky G, Jacob R, Steinman MA Bringing functional status into a big data world: Validation of national Veterans Affairs functional status data PLoS One 2017 Jun 1; 12(6):e0178726 Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178726
  7. Bustamante R, Earles A, Murphy JD, Bryant AK, Patterson OV, Gawron AJ, Kaltenbach T, Whooley MA, Fisher DA, Saini SD, Gupta S, Liu L Ascertainment of Aspirin Exposure Using Structured and Unstructured Large-scale Electronic Health Record Data Med Care 2019 Oct; 57(10):e60-e64 Doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001065
  8. Cascino TM, Schopfer DW, Meyer CS, Zhang N, Barnes GD, McLaughlin VV, Jackson EA, Whooley MA Exercise Rehabilitation is Underutilized Among Veterans With Pulmonary Hypertension Am J Cardiology 2023 Nov 13; 207:4-6 Doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2023.08.095
  9. Caughron H, Bowman H, Raitt MH, Whooley MA, Tarasovsky G, Shen H, Matheny ME, Selzman KA, Wang L, Major J, Odobasic H, Dhruva SS Cardiovascular implantable electronic device lead safety: Harnessing real-world remote monitoring data for medical device evaluation Heart Rhythm 2023 Apr; 20(4):512-519 Doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2022.12.033
  10. Chun VS, Whooley MA, Williams K, Zhang N, Zeidler MR, Atwood CW, Folmer RL, Totten AM, Smith CJ, Boudreau EA, Reichert JM, Sarmiento KF Veterans Health Administration TeleSleep Enterprise-Wide Initiative 2017-2020: bringing sleep care to our nation's veterans J Clin Sleep Med 2023 May 1; 19(5):913-923 Doi: 10.5664/jcsm.10488
  11. Cooke D, Shen H, Duvvuri M, Thompson D, Neylan T, Wolfe W, Hetts S, Ovbiagele B, Whooley M, Cohen B Association of select psychiatric disorders with incident brain aneurysm and subarachnoid hemorrhage among veterans Front Integr Neurosci 2023 Aug 2 Doi: 10.3389/fnint.2023.1207610
  12. Gupta S, Liu L, Patterson OV, Earles A, Bustamante R, Gawron AJ, Thompson WK, Scuba W, Denhalter D, Martinez ME, Messer K, Fisher DA, Saini SD, DuVall SL, Chapman WW, Whooley MA, Kaltenbach T A Framework for Leveraging "Big Data" to Advance Epidemiology and Improve Quality: Design of the VA Colonoscopy Collaborative EGEMS (Wash DC) 2018 Apr 13; 6(1):4 Doi: 10.5334/egems.198
  13. Judson GS, Cohen BE, Muniyappa A, Raitt MH, Shen H, Tarasovsky G, Whooley MA, Dhruva SS Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement among patients with left ventricular ejection fraction ≤35 % at least 40 days after acute myocardial infarction Am Heart J Plus 2022 Jul Doi: 10.1016/j.ahjo.2022.100186
  14. Kaul B, Lee JS, Glidden D, Blanc PD, Zhang N, Collard HR, Whooley MA Agent Orange Exposure and Risk of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Among U.S. Veterans Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2022 Sep 15; 206(6):750-757 Doi: 10.1164/rccm.202112-2724OC
  15. Kaul B, Lee JS, Petersen LA, McCulloch C, Rosas IO, Bandi VD, Zhang N, DeDent AM, Collard HR, Whooley MA Disparities in Antifibrotic Medication Utilization Among Veterans With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Chest 2023 Feb 18; S0012-3692(23)00273-8 Doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2023.02.027
  16. Kaul B, Lee JS, Zhang N, Vittinghoff E, Sarmiento K, Collard HR, Whooley MA Epidemiology of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Among U.S. Veterans, 2010 - 2019 Ann Am Thorac Soc 2021 Jul 27 Doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202103-295OC
  17. Kratka A, Rotering TL, Raitt, MH, Whooley, MA, Dhruva SS Informational letters or postcards to initiate remote monitoring among veterans with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: A randomized, controlled trial Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2024 May; 47(5):642-649 Doi: 10.1111/pace.14912
  18. Krishnamurthi N, Francis J, Fihn SD, Meyer CS, Whooley MA Leading causes of cardiovascular hospitalization in 8.45 million US veterans PLoS One 2018 Mar 22; 13(3):e0193996 Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193996
  19. Krishnamurthi N, Schopfer DW, Ahi T, Bettencourt M, Piros K, Ringer R, Shen H, Kehler JP, Whooley MA Predictors of Patient Participation and Completion of Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Veterans Health Administration for Patients With Coronary Heart Disease Am J Cardiology 2019 Jan 1; 123(1):19-24 Doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.09.024
  20. Krishnamurthi N, Schopfer DW, Shen H, Rohrbach G, Elnaggar A, Whooley MA Association of Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation With Lower Mortality in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: Results From the Veterans Health Administration Healthy Heart Program J Am Heart Assoc 2023 Mar 7; 12(5):e025856 Doi: 10.1161/JAHA.122.025856
  21. Krishnamurthi N, Schopfer DW, Shen H, Whooley MA Association of Mental Health Conditions With Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation J Am Heart Assoc 2019 Jun 4; 8(11):e011639 Doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.011639
  22. Krishnamurthi N, Schopfer DW, Shen H, Whooley MA Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation With Survival Among US Veterans JAMA Netw Open 2020 Mar 2; 3(3):e201396 Doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1396
  23. Leach JR, Shen H, Huo E, Hope TA, Mitsouras D, Whooley MA, Hope MD Impact of Implicit Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System Over 10 Years J Am Heart Assoc 2022 Apr 5; 11(7):e024571 Doi: 10.1161/JAHA.121.024571
  24. McLaughlin MM, Raitt MH, Tarasovsky G, Whooley MA, Dhruva SS Informational Postcards Increase Engagement with Remote Monitoring Among Veterans with Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: a Stepped-Wedge Randomized Controlled Trial J Gen Intern Med 2024 Feb; 39(Suppl 1):87-96 Doi: 10.1007/s11606-023-08478-9
  25. Meer EA, Targ S, Zhang N, Hoggatt KJ, Mehta KM, Brodie F AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION INJECTION FREQUENCY: Effects of Distance Traveled and Travel Support Retina 2024 Feb 1; 44(2):230-236 Doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000003947
  26. Montgomery A, Tarasovsky G, Izadi Z, Shiboski S, Whooley MA, Dana J, Ehiorobo I, Barton J, Bennett L, Chung L, Reiter K, Wahl E, Subash M, Schmajuk G An Electronic Dashboard to Improve Dosing of Hydroxychloroquine Within the Veterans Health Care System: Time Series Analysis JMIR Med Inform 2023 May 12; 11: e44455a Doi: 10.2196/44455
  27. Muniyappa AN, Raitt MH, Judson GL, Shen H, Tarasovsky G, Whooley MA, Dhruva SS Factors associated with remote monitoring adherence for cardiovascular implantable electronic devices Heart Rhythm 2022 Sep; 19(9):1499-1507 Doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2022.04.025
  28. Park LG, Schopfer DW, Zhang N, Shen H, Whooley MA Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Patients With Heart Failure J Card Fail 2017 May; 23(5):427-431 Doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.02.003
  29. Sarmiento KF, Folmer RL, Stepnowsky CJ, Whooley MA, Boudreau EA, Kuna ST, Atwood CW, Smith CJ, Yarbrough WC National Expansion of Sleep Telemedicine for Veterans: The TeleSleep Program J Clin Sleep Med 2019 Sep 15; 15(9):1355-1364 Doi: 10.5664/jcsm.7934
  30. Schmajuk G, Montgomery A, Tarasovsky G, Li J, Hauser RG, Rozenberg-Ben-Dror K, Whooley MA Screening for Latent Infections Among Users of High-Risk Immunosuppressants: A Cross-Sectional Analysis From the Veterans Health Administration Healthcare System J Patient Saf 2023 Jan 1; 19(1):1-7 Doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000001079
  31. Schopfer DW, Krishnamurthi N, Shen H, Duvernoy CS, Forman DE, Whooley MA Association of Veterans Health Administration Home-Based Programs With Access to and Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation JAMA Intern Med 2018 May 1; 178(5):715-717 Doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.8039
  32. Schopfer DW, Takemoto S, Allsup K, Helfrich CD, Ho PM, Forman DE, Whooley MA Cardiac rehabilitation use among veterans with ischemic heart disease JAMA Intern Med 2014 Oct; 174(10):1687-9 Doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.3441
  33. Seedahmed MI, Baugh AD, Albirair MT, Luo Y, Chen J, McCulloch CE, Whooley MA, Koth LL, Arjomandi M Epidemiology of Sarcoidosis in U.S. Veterans from 2003 to 2019 Ann Am Thorac Soc 2023 Jun; 20(6):797-806 Doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202206-515OC
  34. Seedahmed MI, Albirair MT, Whooley MA, Koth LL, Blanc PD, Arjomandi M Screening for Exposure to Beryllium Among US Veterans With a Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis, 2002-2020 Chest 2023 Jun 17; S0012-3692(23)00798-5 Doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2023.05.034
  35. Su F, Cogan CJ, Bendich I, Zhang N, Whooley MA, Kuo AC Epidemiology of Sarcoidosis in U.S. Veterans from 2003 to 2019 JSES Int 2021 Jul; 5(4):699-706 Doi: 10.1016/j.jseint.2021.02.009
  36. Vella M, Meyer CS, Zhang N, Cohen BE, Whooley MA, Wang S, Hope MD Association of Receipt of Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Mortality in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System JAMA Netw Open 2019 Nov 1; 2(11):e1915828 Doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.15828
  37. Vercammen-Grandjean C, Schopfer DW, Zhang N, Whooley MA Participation in Pulmonary Rehabilitation by Veterans Health Administration and Medicare Beneficiaries After Hospitalization for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 2018 Nov; 38(6):406-410 Doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000357
  38. Ying D, Gianfrancesco MA, Trupin L, Yazdany J, Greidinger EL, Schmajuk G Increased Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Systemic Sclerosis: A National Cohort Study of US Veterans J Rheumatol 2020 Jan; 47(1):82-88 Doi: 10.3899/jrheum.181311
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