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Accepted/In Press

Johnson-Kwochka, A., Carpenter-Song, E., Griesemer, J., Nikolajski, C., Parotta, N., & MacDonald-Wilson, K. “It’s Fine;” First-Person Perspectives on Prescriber-Service User Relationships in Community Mental Health Centers. Psychiatric Services, 2017. Submitted & Under Review.

Manolis, C., Good, C.B., Shrank, W. Abuse Deterrent Opiates – Who Should Decide? Health Affairs, 2017. Accepted.

Shrank, W. & Keyser, D. Diffusion of Innovations in Health Care – Obtaining Evidence to Move Faster. Health Affairs Blog, 2017. Accepted.


Edelsohn, G.A., Karpov, I., Parthasarathy, M., et al. Trends in Antipsychotic Prescribing in Medicaid-Eligible Youth. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2017. 56(1), p. 59-66.

Kogan, J.N., Schuster, J.M., et al. Challenges Encountered in the Conduct of Optimal Health: A Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Study of Optimal Health Interventions for Adults with Serious Mental Illness: Study Design and Implementation. Clinical Trials Journal. 2017. 14(1), p. 5-16.

Shrank, W., et al. Better Evidence To Guide Payment Reforms: Recognizing the Importance of Perspective. JAMA, 2017. 317(8), p. 805-806.

Sinaiko, A.D., Landrum, M.B., Meyers, D.J., et al. Synthesis of Research on Patient-Centered Medical Homes Brings Systematic Differences Into Relief. Health Affairs, 2017. 36(3), p. 500-508.

Shrank, W. Primary Care Practice Transformation and the Rise of Consumerism. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2017. 32(4), p. 387-391.

Deegan, P.E., Carpenter-Song, E., et al. Enhancing Clients’ Communication Regarding Goals for Using Psychiatric Medications. Psychiatric Services, 2017. Epub ahead of print.


Lovelace, J. 2016. Integrating health care and supported housing to improve the health and well-being of the homeless: A population health case report. Discussion Paper, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC. Download the report.

Schuster, J.M., et al. The Checklist Manifesto in Action: Integrating Depression Treatment into Routine Cardiac Care. General Hospital Psychiatry, 2016. 40:1.

Taylor, C., Holsinger, B., et al. Effectiveness of a Brief Care Management Intervention for Reducing Psychiatric Hospitalization Readmissions. Journal of Behavioral Health Services Research, 2016. 43(2): p. 262-271.

McGee, M.E., Dingle, A.D., Edelsohn, G.A. Review of the Revised 2014 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Code of Ethics. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2016. 55(4), p. 257-261.

Schuster, J.M., Kinsky, S., et al. Connected Care: Improving Outcomes for Adults with Serious Mental Illness. American Journal of Managed Care. 2016. 22(10): p. 294-298.

Hutchison, S.L., Terhorst, L., et al. Effectiveness of a Staff Promoted Wellness Program to Improve Health in Residents of a Mental Health Long-Term Care Facility. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 2016. 37: p. 257-264.

MacDonald-Wilson, K.L., Hutchison, S.L., et al. A Successful Implementation Strategy to Support Adoption of Decision Making in Mental Health Services. Community Mental Health Journal. 2016: p. 1-6.

Hutchison, S.L,, Ghuman, J.K., et al. Efficacy of Atomoxetine in the Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Patients with Common Comorbidities in Children, Adolescents and Adults: A Review. Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology. 2016; 6: p. 317-334.

Schuster, J.M., et al. Reducing Problematic Benzodiazepine Use Among Individuals Enrolled in Methadone Treatment Programs. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 2016. 10(3): p. 202-207.

Noll, E.L., et al., Quality of Diabetes Care Among Adult Medicaid Enrollees With Mental Disorders. Psychiatric Services, 2016. 67(7): p. 794-797.

Gerolamo, A.M., et al. Implementation of a Reverse Colocation Model: Lessons from Two Community Behavioral Health Agencies in Rural Pennsylvania. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2016. 43(3): p. 443-458.

Regueiro, M.D., et al. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Specialty Medical Home: A New Model of Patient-centered Care. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 2016. 22(8): p. 1971-1980.

Cluss, P., Lorigan, Kinsky, S., et al. School-Based Health Promotion Initiative Increases Children's Physical Activity. American Journal of Health Education, 2016. 47(6), p/ 343-354.

Dicianno B E, Lovelace J, Peele P, Fassinger C, Houck P, Bursic A, Boninger M. Effectiveness of a Wellness Program for Individuals with Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injuries within an Integrated Delivery System. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2016. 97(11), p. 1969-1978.

Mesiano, M., Parthasarathy, M., Hutchison, S.L., et al. Payer-Provider Patient Registry Utilized in a Behavioral Health Home. American Journal of Managed Care. 2016. 22(12), p. e416-e419.


Shaffer, S.L., et al. Brief Critical Time Intervention to Reduce Psychiatric Rehospitalization. Psychiatric Services, 2015. 66(11): p. 1155-1161.

Siminerio, L.M., et al. An Insurer-Based Diabetes Educator–Community Partnership: Leveraging Education and Diabetes Support (LEADS). Clinical Diabetes, 2015. 33(2): p. 70-72.

Edelsohn, G.A., et al. Measurement of Metabolic Monitoring in Youth and Adult Medicaid Recipients Prescribed Antipsychotics. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 2015. 21(9): p. 769-777.

Farmer, C.M., et al. Practice Guidance for Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: Results of an Expert Panel Process. Substance Abuse, 2015. 36(2): p. 209-216.

MacDonald-Wilson, K.L. and P.B. Nemec. Education and Training Column: The Learning Collaborative. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 2015. 38(1): p. 96.

MacDonald-Wilson, K.L., J.M. Schuster, and D. Wasilchak. In Managed Behavioral Health Care, A Seat At The Table Is Not Enough. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 2015. 38(4): p. 374.


Cluss, P.A., et al. Effect of Food Service Nutrition Improvements on Elementary School Cafeteria Lunch Purchase Patterns. Journal of School Health, 2014. 84(6): p. 355-362.

Edelsohn, G.A., et al. Psychotropic Prescribing for Persons With Intellectual Disabilities and Other Psychiatric Disorders. Psychiatric Services, 2014. 65(2).

Herschell, A.D., et al. Evaluation of an Implementation Initiative for Embedding Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Community Settings. Evaluation and Program Planning, 2014. 43(0): p. 55-63.

Taylor, C., et al. Effectiveness of a Brief Care Management Intervention for Reducing Psychiatric Hospitalization Readmissions. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2014: p. 1-10.

Terhorst, L., et al. Psychometric Investigation of a Brief Measure of Outcomes in Children’s Mental Health. Community Mental Health Journal, 2014. 50(2): p. 204-208.

Parkinson, M.D., et al. UPMC MyHealth: Managing the Health and Costs of U.S. Healthcare Workers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2014. 47(4): p. 403-410.

Gerolamo, A.M., et al. Implementation of a Reverse Colocation Model: Lessons from Two Community Behavioral Health Agencies in Rural Pennsylvania. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2014: p. 1-16.

41. Redmond, D., Bills, L.J., Stahl, D., Dogin, J.W., McAnallen, S. (2014, June). Leveraging the UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Partnership to Achieve the Triple Aim through New Models of Team-Based Care. Presented at the All Together Better Health VII, the International Conference on Interprofessional Practice and Education, Pittsburgh, PA.
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Ghuman, J.K. and S.L. Hutchison. Atomoxetine is a second-line medication treatment option for ADHD. Evidence Based Mental Health, 2014.

Hilbert, J.P., et al. Using Decision Trees to Manage Hospital Readmission Risk for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 2014. 12(6): p. 573-585.

2013 and Earlier

MacDonald-Wilson, K.L., et al. Integrating Personal Medicine into Service Delivery: Empowering People in Recovery. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 2013. 36(4): p. 258-263.

Parkinson, M.D. Employer Health and Productivity Roadmap™ Strategy. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2013. 55: p. S46-S51.

Stein, B., et al. Use of a Computerized Medication Shared Decision Making Tool in Community Mental Health Settings: Impact on Psychotropic Medication Adherence. Community Mental Health Journal, 2013. 49(2): p. 185-192.

Stein, B.D., et al. Facilitators and Barriers Associated With Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy in Community Settings. Psychiatric Services, 2013. 64(12): p. 1263-1266.

Madson, M.B., et al. Measuring client perceptions of motivational interviewing: factor analysis of the Client Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing scale. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2013. 44(3): p. 330-335.

Gennari, A., et al. A Geriatric Patient-Centered Medical Home: How to Obtain NCQA Certification. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 2012. 79(5): p. 359-366.

Harris, E., et al. Concurrent Mental Health Therapy Among Medicaid-Enrolled Youths Starting Antipsychotic Medications. Psychiatric Services, 2012. 63(4): p. 351-356.

O'Donnell, J.M., et al. An Ergonomic Protocol for Patient Transfer That Can Be Successfully Taught Using Simulation Methods. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 2012. 8(1): p. e3-e14.

Rosenberg C.N., et al. Results from A Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot At UPMC Health Plan Hold Lessons for Broader Adoption of the Model. Health Affairs, 2012. 31(11): p. 2423-2431.
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Stein, B.D., et al. The Impact of Buprenorphine on Treatment of Opioid Dependence in a Medicaid Population: Recent Service Utilization Trends in the Use of Buprenorphine and Methadone. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2012. 123(1–3): p. 72-78.

Stein, B.D., et al. Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Patterns of Evolving Care During the First Treatment Episode. Psychiatric Services, 2012. 63(2): p. 122-129.

Stein, B.D., et al. Impact of a Private Health Insurance Mandate on Public Sector Autism Service Use in Pennsylvania. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012. 51(8): p. 771-779.

Stein, B.D., et al. Use of a Computerized Medication Shared Decision Making Tool in Community Mental Health Settings: Impact on Psychotropic Medication Adherence. Community Mental Health Journal, 2013. 49(2): p. 185-192.

Reynolds, K.A., et al., Enhancing cross-system collaboration for caregivers at risk for depression. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2012. 2(4): p. 510-515.

Caffo, S.M. Through the Looking Glass: Instinctual and Cultural Influences on U.S. Workers' Views of Ethics and the Workplace. Transactional Analysis Journal, 2011. 41(2): p. 162-172.

Fennimore, L. and G. Wolf. Nurse Manager Leadership Development: Leveraging the Evidence and System-Level Support. Journal of Nursing Administration, 2011. 41(5): p. 204-210.

Hall, D., et al. Health Care Expenditures and Therapeutic Outcomes of a Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Service versus Usual Medical Care. Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy, 2011. 31(7): p. 686-694.

Kozminski, M., et al. Pharmacist Integration into the Medical Home: Qualitative Analysis. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2011. 51(2): p. 173.

O'Donnell, J.M., et al. Effect of a Simulation Educational Intervention on Knowledge, Attitude, and Patient Transfer Skills: From the Simulation Laboratory to the Clinical Setting. Simulation in Healthcare, 2011. 6(2): p. 84-93.

Schuster, J., et al. Teamwork and Treatment Go Hand in Hand. Behavioral Healthcare, 2011. 31(7): p. 16-20, 22.

Teh, C.F., et al. Predictors of Adequate Depression Treatment among Medicaid‐Enrolled Adults. Health Services Research, 2010. 45(1): p. 302-315.

Stein, B., et al. Use of Outcomes Information in Child Mental Health Treatment: Results From a Pilot Study. Psychiatric Services, 2010. 61(12): p. 1211-1216.

Corcoran, A.T., P.B. Peele, and R.M. Benoit. Cost Comparison Between Watchful Waiting With Active Surveillance and Active Treatment of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer. Urology, 2010. 76(3): p. 703-707.

Cluss, P.A., et al. Adapting Pediatric Obesity Treatment Delivery for Low-Income Families: A Public—Private Partnership. Clinical Pediatrics, 2010. 49(2): p. 123-129.

Stein, B., et al. Views of Mental Health Care Consumers on Public Reporting of Information on Provider Performance. Psychiatric Services, 2009. 60(5): p. 689-692.

Vickers, A.J., et al. Long-Term Health Outcomes of a Decision Aid: Data from a Randomized Trial of Adjuvant in Women with Localized Breast Cancer. Medical decision making: an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 2009. 29(4): p. 461.

Herschell, A.D., et al. Understanding Community Mental Health Administrators' Perspectives on Dialectical Behavior Therapy Implementation. Psychiatric Services, 2009. 60(7): p. 989-992.

Stein, B.D., J.N. Kogan, and M. Sorbero. Substance abuse detoxification and residential treatment among Medicaid-enrolled adults: Rates and duration of subsequent treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2009. 104(1–2): p. 100-106.

Elliott, R.A., et al. Understanding Medication Compliance and Persistence from an Economics Perspective. Value in Health, 2008. 11(4): p. 600-610.

Stein, B., et al. Predictors of Timely Follow-Up Care Among Medicaid-Enrolled Adults After Psychiatric Hospitalization. Psychiatric Services, 2007. 58(12): p. 1563-1569.

Kisloff, B., et al. Quality of Patient Referral Information for Open-Access Endoscopic Procedures. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2006. 64(4): p. 565-569.

Benoit, R.M., P.B. Peele, and S.G. Docimo. The Cost-Effectiveness of Dextranomer/Hyaluronic Acid Copolymer for the Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux. 1: Substitution for Surgical Management. The Journal of Urology, 2006. 176(4): p. 1588-1592.

Benoit, R.M., et al. The Cost-Effectiveness of Dextranomer/Hyaluronic Acid Copolymer for the Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux. 2. Reflux Correction at the Time of Diagnosis as a Substitute for Traditional Management. The Journal of Urology, 2006. 176(6): p. 2649-2653.

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