Older Publications

Can purchasing information be used to predict adherence to cardiovascular medications? An analysis of linked retail pharmacy and insurance claims data

Krumme AA, Sanfelix-Gimeno G, Franklin JM, Isaman DL, Mahesri M, Matlin OS, Shrank WH, Brennan TA, Brill G, Choudhry NK

BMJ Open. 2016 November

Rationale and design of the Study of a Tele-pharmacy Intervention for Chronic diseases to Improve Treatment adherence (STIC2IT): A cluster-randomized pragmatic trial

Choudhry NK, Isaac T, Lauffenburger JC, Gopalakrishnan C, Khan NF, Lee M, Vachon A, Iliadis TL, Hollands W, Doheny S, Elman S, Kraft JM, Naseem S, Gagne JJ, Jackevicius CA, Fischer MA, Solomon DH, Sequist TD

Am Heart J. 2016 October

Switching generic antiepileptic drug manufacturer not linked to seizures: A case-crossover study

Kesselheim AS, Bykov K, Gagne JJ, Wang SV, Choudhry NK


Neurology. 2016 October

Economic value of pharmacist-led medication reconciliation for reducing medication errors after hospital discharge

Najafzadeh M, Schnipper JL, Shrank WH, Kymes S, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Am J Manag Care. 2016 October

Persistent opioid use following cesarean delivery: patterns and predictors among opioid-naive women

Bateman BT, Franklin JM, Bykov K, Avorn J, Shrank WH, Brennan TA, Landon JE, Rathmell JP, Huybrechts KF, Fischer MA, Choudhry NK

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 September

Potentially disruptive life events: what are the immediate impacts on chronic disease management? A case-crossover analysis

Lauffenburger JC, Gagne JJ, Song Z, Brill G, Choudhry NK

BMJ Open. 2016 August

Rationale and design of the Affordability and Real-world Antiplatelet Treatment Effectiveness after Myocardial Infarction Study (ARTEMIS): A multicenter, cluster-randomized trial of P2Y12 receptor inhibitor copayment reduction after myocardial infarction

Doll JA, Wang TY, Choudhry NK, Cannon CP, Cohen DJ, Fonarow GC, Henry TD, Bhandary DD7, Khan N, Davidson-Ray LD, Anstrom K, Peterson ED

Am Heart J. 2016 July

Who were the early adopters of dabigatran?: an application of group-based trajectory models

Lo-Ciganic WH, Gellad WF, Huskamp HA, Choudhry NK, Chang CC, Zhang R, Jones BL, Guclu H, Richards-Shubik S, Donohue JM

Med Care. 2016 July

Brief Report: Intensification to triple therapy after treatment with nonbiologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for rheumatoid arthritis in the United States from 2009 to 2014

Sparks JA, Krumme AA, Shrank WH, Matlin OS, Brill G, Pezalla EJ, Choudhry NK, Solomon DH

Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 July

Prevalence, effectiveness, and characteristics of pharmacy-based medication synchronization programs

Krumme AA, Isaman DL, Stolpe SF, Dougherty S, Choudhry NK

Am J Manag Care. 2016 March

Observing versus predicting: Initial patterns of filling predict long-term adherence more accurately than high-dimensional modeling techniques

Franklin JM, Shrank WH, Lii J, Krumme AK, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Health Serv Res. 2016 February

Text messaging and patient engagement in an increasingly mobile world

Lauffenburger JC, Choudhry NK

Circulation. 2016 February

Patient Use of Email, Facebook, and Physician Websites to Communicate with Physicians: A National Online Survey of Retail Pharmacy Users

Lee JL, Choudhry NK, Wu AW, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Shrank WH

J Gen Intern Med. 2016 January

Medicaid prescription limits: policy trends and comparative impact on utilization

Lieberman DA, Polinski JM, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Fischer MA

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 January

Prospective benefit-risk monitoring of new drugs for rapid assessment of net favorability in electronic health care data

Gagne JJ, Bykov K, Najafzadeh M, Choudhry NK, Martin DP, Kahler KH, Rogers JR, Schneeweiss S

Value Health. 2015 December

Comparison of benefit-risk assessment methods for prospective monitoring of newly marketed drugs: a simulation study

Gagne JJ, Najafzadeh M, Choudhry NK, Bykov K, Kahler KH, Martin D, Rogers JR, Schneeweiss S

Value Health. 2015 December

Evaluating Cardiovascular Health Disparities Using Estimated Race/Ethnicity: A Validation Study

Bykov K, Franklin JM, Toscano M, Rawlins W, Spettell CM, McMahill-Walraven CN, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK

Med Care. 2015 December

Comparative effectiveness of generic versus brand-name antiepileptic medications

Gagne JJ, Kesselheim AS, Choudhry NK, Polinski JM, Hutchins D, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Avorn J, Shrank WH

Epilepsy Behav. 2015 November

Community pharmacy automatic refill program improves adherence to maintenance therapy and reduces wasted medication

Matlin OS, Kymes SM, Averbukh A, Choudhry NK, Brennan TA, Bunton A, Ducharme TA, Simmons PD, Shrank WH

Am J Manag Care. 2015 November

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and perioperative bleeding and mortality in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a cohort study

Gagne JJ, Polinski JM, Rassen JA, Fischer MA, Seeger JD, Franklin JM, Liu J, Schneeweiss S, Choudhry NK

Drug Saf. 2015 November

Medication adherence and healthcare disparities: impact of statin co-payment reduction

Lewey J, Shrank WH, Avorn J, Liu J, Choudhry NK

Am J Manag Care. 2015 October

Association between trajectories of statin adherence and subsequent cardiovascular events

Franklin JM, Krumme AA, Tong AY, Shrank WH, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015 October

Predicting adherence trajectory using initial patterns of medication filling

Franklin JM, Krumme AA, Shrank WH, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Am J Manag Care. 2015 September

Rationale and design of the Randomized Evaluation to Measure Improvements in Non-adherence from Low-Cost Devices (REMIND) trial

Choudhry NK, Krumme AA, Ercole PM, Girdish C, Isaman DL, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Shrank WH, Franklin JM

Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 July

Effects of xanthine oxidase inhibitors on cardiovascular disease in patients with gout: a cohort study

Kim SC, Schneeweiss S, Choudhry N, Liu J, Glynn RJ, Solomon DH

Am J Med. 2015 June

Long-term cost-effectiveness of providing full coverage for preventive medications after myocardial infarction

Ito K, Avorn J, Shrank WH, Toscano M, Spettel C, Brennan T, Choudhry NK


Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015 May

Cost-effectiveness of novel regimens for the treatment of Hepatitis C Virus

Najafzadeh M, Andersson K, Shrank WH, Krumme AA, Matlin OS, Brennan T, Avorn J, Choudhry NK

Ann Intern Med. 2015 March

A unified framework for classification of methods for benefit-risk assessment

Najafzadeh M, Schneeweiss S, Choudhry N, Bykov K, Kahler KH, Martin DP, Gagne JJ

Value Health. 2015 March

Availability and utilization of cardiovascular fixed-dose combination drugs in the United States

Wang B, Choudhry NK, Gagne JJ, Landon J, Kesselheim AS

Am Heart J. 2015 March

Paying physicians to prescribe generic drugs and follow-on biologics in the United States

Sarpatwari A, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Kesselheim AS

PLoS Med. 2015 March

Prescription drug insurance coverage and patient health outcomes: a systematic review

Kesselheim AS, Huybrechts KF, Choudhry NK, Fulchino LA, Isaman DL, Kowal MK, Brennan TA

Am J Public Health. 2015 February

A cross-national comparison of 17 countries' insulin glargine drug labels

Polinski JM, Kesselheim AS, Seeger JD, Connolly JG, Choudhry NK, Shrank WH

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2015 February

Cigarette purchases at pharmacies by patients at high risk of smoking-related illness

Krumme AA, Choudhry NK, Shrank WH, Brennan TA, Matlin OS, Brill G, Gagne JJ

JAMA Intern Med. 2014 December

Attitudes to mesalamine questionnaire: a novel tool to predict mesalamine nonadherence in patients with IBD

Moss AC, Lillis Y, Edwards George JB, Choudhry NK, Berg AH, Cheifetz AS, Horowitz G, Leffler DA

Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 December

Initial choice of oral glucose-lowering medication for diabetes mellitus: a patient-centered comparative effectiveness study

Berkowitz SA, Krumme AA, Avorn J, Brennan T, Matlin OS, Spettell CM, Pezalla EJ, Brill G, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK

JAMA Intern Med. 2014 December

Pharmacy-based interventions to reduce primary medication nonadherence to cardiovascular medications

Fischer MA, Choudhry NK, Bykov K, Brill G, Bopp G, Wurst AM, Shrank WH

Med Care. 2014 December

Patients' preferences in anticoagulant therapy: discrete choice experiment

Najafzadeh M, Gagne JJ, Choudhry NK, Polinski JM, Avorn J, Schneeweiss SS

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 November

Patterns of initiation of oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation- quality and cost implications

Desai NR, Krumme AA, Schneeweiss S, Shrank WH, Brill G, Pezalla EJ, Spettell CM, Brennan TA, Matlin OS, Avorn J, Choudhry NK

Am J Med. 2014 November

Selecting a specialist: Adding evidence to the clinical practice of making referrals

Choudhry NK, Liao JM, Detsky AS

JAMA. 2014 November

Quality of care at retail clinics for 3 common conditions

Shrank WH, Krumme AA, Tong AY, Spettell CM, Matlin OS, Sussman A, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Am J Manag Care. 2014 October

Comparative effectiveness of generic and brand-name statins on patient outcomes: a cohort study

Gagne JJ, Choudhry NK, Kesselheim AS, Polinski JM, Hutchins D, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Avorn J, Shrank WH

Ann Intern Med. 2014 September

Did HEDIS get it right? Evaluating the quality of a quality measure: Adherence to β-blockers and cardiovascular outcomes after myocardial infarction

Sanfélix-Gimeno G, Franklin JM, Shrank WH, Carlo M, Tong AY, Reisman L, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Med Care. 2014 July

Equity in the receipt of oseltamivir in the United States during the H1N1 pandemic

Franklin JM, Choudhry NK, Uscher-Pines L, Brill G, Matlin OS, Fischer MA, Schneeweiss S, Avorn J, Brennan TA, Shrank WH

Am J Public Health. 2014 June

Eliminating medication copayments reduces disparities in cardiovascular care

Choudhry NK, Byvok K, Shrank WH, Toscano M, Rawlins W, Reisman L, Brennan T, Franklin JM


Health Aff. 2014 May

Unintended consequences of a Medicaid prescription copayment policy

Lieberman DA, Polinski JM, Choudhry NK, Avorn J, Fischer MA


Med Care. 2014 May

Treat or eat: Food insecurity, cost-related medication underuse, and unmet needs

Berkowitz SA, Seligman HK, Choudhry NK


Am J Med. 2014 April

Five features of value-based insurance design plans were associated with higher rates of medication adherence

Choudhry NK, Fischer MA, Smith BF, Brill G, Girdish C, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Avorn J, Shrank WH

Health Aff. 2014 March

Time series analyses of the effect of FDA communications on use of prescription weight loss medications

Block JP, Choudhry NK, Carpenter DP, Fischer MA, Brennan TA, Tong AY, Matlin OS, Shrank WH

Obesity. 2014 March

Near-real-time monitoring of new drugs: an application comparing prasugrel versus clopidogrel

Gagne JJ, Rassen JA, Choudhry NK, Bohn RL, Patrick AR, Sridhar G, Daniel GW, Liu J, Schneeweiss S

Drug Saf. 2014 March

Trends in insulin initiation and treatment intensification among patients with type 2 diabetes

Patrick AR, Fischer MA, Choudhry NK, Shrank WH, Seeger JD, Liu J, Avorn J, Polinski JM

J Gen Intern Med. 2014 February

Despite increased use and sales of statins in India, per capita prescription rates remain far below high-income countries

Choudhry NK, Dugani S, Shrank WH, Polinski JM, Stark CE, Gupta R, Prabhakaran D, Brill G, Jha P

Health Aff. 2014 February

Untangling the relationship between medication adherence and post–myocardial infarction outcomes

Choudhry NK, Glynn RJ, Avorn J, Lee JL, Brennan TA, Reisman L, Toscano M, Levin R, Matlin OS, Antman EM, Shrank WH

Am Heart J. 2014 January

Cost-effectiveness of oral anticoagulants for treatment of atrial fibrillation

Canestaro WJ, Patrick AR, Avorn J, Ito K, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 November

Impact of CYP2C19 genetic testing on provider prescribing patterns for antiplatelet therapy after acute coronary syndromes and percutaneous coronary intervention

Desai NR, Canestaro WJ, Kyrychenko P, Chaplin D, Martell LA, Brennan T, Matlin OS, Choudhry NK

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 November

Type of stress ulcer prophylaxis and risk of nosocomial pneumonia in cardiac surgical patients: cohort study

Bateman BT, Bykov K, Choudhry NK, Schneeweiss S, Gagne JJ, Polinski JM, Franklin JM, Doherty M, Fischer MA, Rassen JA

BMJ. 2013 September

Patterns and predictors of generic narrow therapeutic index drug use among older adults

Gagne JJ, Polinski JM, Kesselheim AS, Choudhry NK, Hutchins D, Matlin OS, Tong A, Shrank WH

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 September

Effect of smoking on comparative efficacy of antiplatelet agents: systematic review, meta-analysis, and indirect comparison

Gagne JJ, Bykov K, Choudhry NK, Toomey TJ, Connolly JG, Avorn J

BMJ. 2013 September

Group-based trajectory models: A new approach to classifying and predicting long-term medication adherence

Franklin JM, Shrank WH, Pakes J, Sanfélix-Gimeno G, Matlin OS, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK

Med Care. 2013 September

Implementing randomized effectiveness trials in large insurance systems

Choudhry NK, Shrank WH

J Clin Epi. 2013 August

Adjuvant vancomycin for antibiotic prophylaxis and risk of Clostridium difficile infection after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Bateman BT, Rassen JA, Schneeweiss S, Bykov K, Franklin JM, Gagne JJ, Polinski JM, Liu J, Kulik A, Fischer MA, Choudhry NK

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surgery. 2013 August

Cost-effectiveness of full coverage of aromatase inhibitors for Medicare beneficiaries with early breast cancer

Ito K, Elkin E, Blinder V, Keating N, Choudhry NK

Cancer. 2013 July

Value-based insurance design: quality improvement but no cost savings

Lee JL, Maciejewski M, Raju S, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK


Health Aff. 2013 July

Gender and racial disparities in adherence to statin therapy: a meta-analysis

Lewey J, Shrank WH, Bowry AD, Kilabuk E, Brennan TA, Choudhry NK


Am Heart J. 2013 May

Retail clinic utilization associated with lower total cost of care

Sussman A, Dunham L, Snower K, Hu M, Matlin OS, Shrank WH, Choudhry NK, Brennan T


Am J Manag Care. 2013 April

The impact of medication adherence on coronary artery disease costs and outcomes: a systematic review

Bitton A, Choudhry NK, Matlin OS, Swanton K, Shrank WH


Am J Med. 2013 April

Variations in pill appearance of antiepileptic drugs and the risk of nonadherence

Kesselheim AS, Misono AS, Shrank WH, Greene JA, Doherty M, Avorn J, Choudhry NK


JAMA Intern Med. 2013 February

Barriers to insulin progression among patients with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review

Polinski JM, Smith BF, Curtis BH, Seeger JD, Choudhry NK, Connolly JG, Shrank WH


Diabetes Educ. 2013 January-February