Deborah A. Taira
Title Associate Professor
Faculty Rank
Degree Sc.D.
Institution University of Hawaii
Department College of Pharmacy
Clusters Cancer
Cardiovascular and Related Diseases
Community Engagement
Genes and Environmental Health/Toxicology
Informatics
Obesity and Metabolic Syndromes
Women's Health and Reproductive Biology
Address
677 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 1025
City Honolulu
State HI
Postal Code 96813
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Narrative

I am a health economist with a background in public health and health policy. My research focuses on health disparities, particularly in the area of chronic disease and medication adherence. Current interests include mobile health and use of large administrative data sets to examine disparities.

Publications

1. Seto J, Davis J, Taira DA. Examining the Association Between Different Aspects of Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Disability in Hawaii. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 Feb 20.
  View in: PubMed (29464658)
 
2. Husaini BA, Taira D, Norris K, Adhish SV, Moonis M, Levine R. Depression Effects on Hospital Cost of Heart Failure Patients in California: An Analysis by Ethnicity and Gender. Indian J Community Med. 2018 Jan-Mar; 43(1):49-52.
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3. Taira D, Sentell T, Albright C, Lansidell D, Nakagawa K, Seto T, Stevens JM. Insights in Public Health: Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring: Underuse in Clinical Practice in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 Nov; 76(11):314-317.
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4. Davis J, Penha J, Mbowe O, Taira DA. Prevalence of Single and Multiple Leading Causes of Death by Race/Ethnicity Among US Adults Aged 60 to 79 Years. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Oct 19; 14:E101.
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5. Taira DA, Seto BK, Davis JW, Seto TB, Landsittel D, Sumida WK. Examining Factors Associated With Nonadherence And Identifying Providers Caring For Nonadherent Subgroups. J Pharm Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec; 8(4):247-253.
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6. Sutton CX, Carpenter DA, Sumida W, Taira D. 2016 Writing Contest Undergraduate Winner: The Relationship Between Medication Adherence and Total Healthcare Expenditures by Race/Ethnicity in Patients with Diabetes in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 Jul; 76(7):183-189.
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7. Sentell TL, Shen C, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Southerland J, King MH, Taira DA. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Those Accompanying Medicare Patients to the Doctor: Insights from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary's Survey. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Apr 12.
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8. Lum CJ, Nakagawa K, Shohet RV, Seto TB, Taira DA. The Cost-Benefit Balance of Statins in Hawai'i: A Moving Target. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 04; 76(4):99-102.
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9. Quensell ML, Taira DA, Seto TB, Braun KL, Sentell TL. "I Need my Own Place to get Better": Patient Perspectives on the Role of Housing in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2):784-797.
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10. Taira DA, Shen C, King M, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Sentell T, Southerland J. Access to medications for medicare enrollees related to race/ethnicity: Results from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2017 Nov; 13(6):1208-1213.
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11. Sentell T, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Taira DA. Thirty-Day Inpatient Readmissions for Asian American and Pacific Islander Subgroups Compared With Whites. Med Care Res Rev. 2018 Feb; 75(1):100-126.
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12. Yazdanshenas H, Bazargan M, Jones L, Vawer M, Seto TB, Farooq S, Taira DA. Engaging Gatekeeper-Stakeholders in Development of a Mobile Health Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence Among African American and Pacific Islander Elderly Patients With Hypertension. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2016 Oct 26; 4(4):e116.
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13. Seto JC, Davis JW, Taira DA. E-cigarette Use Related to Demographic Factors in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 10; 75(10):295-302.
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14. Fukunaga BT, Sumida WK, Taira DA, Davis JW, Seto TB. Hospital-Acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Related to Medicare Antibiotic Prescriptions: A State-Level Analysis. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 10; 75(10):303-309.
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15. Tseng CW, Lin GA, Davis J, Taira DA, Yazdany J, He Q, Chen R, Imamura A, Dudley RA. Giving formulary and drug cost information to providers and impact on medication cost and use: a longitudinal non-randomized study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Sep 21; 16(1):499.
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16. Nakagawa K, Ahn HJ, Taira DA, Miyamura J, Sentell TL. Ethnic Comparison of 30-Day Potentially Preventable Readmissions After Stroke in Hawaii. Stroke. 2016 10; 47(10):2611-7.
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17. Nakagawa K, Lim E, Harvey S, Miyamura J, Juarez DT. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Association Between Preeclampsia Risk Factors and Preeclampsia Among Women Residing in Hawaii. Matern Child Health J. 2016 09; 20(9):1814-24.
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18. Davis J, Tam E, Taira D. Disparate Rates of Utilization and Progression to Combined Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease among Asians and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 08; 75(8):228-34.
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19. Sentell TL, Seto TB, Young MM, Vawer M, Quensell ML, Braun KL, Taira DA. Pathways to potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes and heart failure: a qualitative analysis of patient perspectives. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 07 26; 16:300.
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20. Sumida WK, Taniguchi R, Juarez DT. The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy Scripts: Prescription Drug Pricing. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 Jan; 75(1):25-30.
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21. Hagiwara M, Juarez DT, Yamada S, Miyamura J, Sentell T. Inpatient Hospitalization Costs: A Comparative Study of Micronesians, Native Hawaiians, Japanese, and Whites in Hawai'i. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Dec 22; 13(1):ijerph13010029.
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22. Sentell TL, Cheng Y, Saito E, Seto TB, Miyamura J, Mau M, Juarez DT. The Burden of Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Diabetes in Native Hawaiian and Asian American Hospitalized Patients. J Clin Transl Endocrinol. 2015 Dec 01; 2(4):115-124.
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23. Juarez DT, Seto J, Guimaraes A, Masterson J, Davis J, Seto TB. Hawaii state legislator views on e-cigarettes and likelihood of legislative action. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015 Sep-Oct; 55(5):511-6.
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24. Guo MW, Ahn HJ, Juarez DT, Miyamura J, Sentell TL. Length of Stay and Deaths in Diabetes-Related Preventable Hospitalizations Among Asian American, Pacific Islander, and White Older Adults on Medicare, Hawai'i, December 2006-December 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Aug 06; 12:E124.
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25. Lim E, Cheng Y, Reuschel C, Mbowe O, Ahn HJ, Juarez DT, Miyamura J, Seto TB, Chen JJ. Risk-Adjusted In-Hospital Mortality Models for Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Myocardial Infarction: Value of Clinical Laboratory Data and Race/Ethnicity. Health Serv Res. 2015 Aug; 50 Suppl 1:1351-71.
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26. Juarez DT, Guimaraes A, Seto B, Davis JW. Medicare reimbursement to ophthalmologists: a comparison of Hawai'i to other states. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2015 May; 74(5):169-73.
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27. Sentell TL, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Juarez DT. Cost Burden of Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Whites in Hawai'i. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 May; 26(2 Suppl):63-82.
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28. Juarez DT, Williams AE, Chen C, Daida YG, Tanaka SK, Trinacty CM, Vogt TM. Factors affecting medication adherence trajectories for patients with heart failure. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Mar 01; 21(3):e197-205.
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29. Nakagawa K, Galati A, Juarez DT. The excess cost of interisland transfer of intracerebral hemorrhage patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Apr; 33(4):512-5.
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30. Goo RA, Ma C, Juarez DT. Disparities in medication therapy in patients with heart failure across the State of Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2015 Jan; 74(1):5-8.
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31. Sentell TL, Juarez DT, Ahn HJ, Tseng CW, Chen JJ, Salvail FR, Miyamura J, Mau MK. Disparities in diabetes-related preventable hospitalizations among working-age Native Hawaiians and Asians in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Dec; 73(12 Suppl 3):8-13.
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32. Juarez DT, Demaris KM, Goo R, Mnatzaganian CL, Wong Smith H. Significance of HbA1c and its measurement in the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus: US experience. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2014; 7:487-94.
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33. Juarez DT, Ma C, Kumasaka A, Shimada R, Davis J. Failure to reach target glycated a1c levels among patients with diabetes who are adherent to their antidiabetic medication. Popul Health Manag. 2014 Aug; 17(4):218-23.
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34. Tan C, Haumea S, Juarez DT, Grimm C. A descriptive study of Marshallese and Chuukese patients with diabetes in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Jun; 73(6):168-71.
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35. Juarez DT, Tan C, Davis JW, Mau MM. Using quantile regression to assess disparities in medication adherence. Am J Health Behav. 2014 Jan; 38(1):53-62.
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36. Davis J, Chavez B, Juarez DT. Adjustments to diabetes medications in response to increases in hemoglobin a1c: an epidemiologic study. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Jan; 48(1):41-7.
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37. Hu D, Juarez DT, Yeboah M, Castillo TP. Interventions to increase medication adherence in African-American and Latino populations: a literature review. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Jan; 73(1):11-8.
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38. Ma CS, Batz F, Juarez DT, Ladao LC. Drug take back in Hawai'i: partnership between the University of Hawai'i Hilo College of Pharmacy and the Narcotics Enforcement Division. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Jan; 73(1):26-31.
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39. Sentell TL, Ahn HJ, Juarez DT, Tseng CW, Chen JJ, Salvail FR, Miyamura J, Mau ML. Comparison of potentially preventable hospitalizations related to diabetes among Native Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese elderly compared with whites, Hawai'i, December 2006-December 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 Jul 25; 10:E123.
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40. Juarez DT, Tan C, Davis J, Mau M. Factors Affecting Sustained Medication Adherence and Its Impact on Health Care Utilization in Patients with Diabetes. J Pharm Health Serv Res. 2013 Jun; 4(2):89-94.
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41. Juarez D, Goo R, Tokumaru S, Sentell T, Davis J, Mau M. Association Between Sustained Glycated Hemoglobin Control and Healthcare Costs. Am J Pharm Benefits. 2013; 5(2):59-64.
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42. Juarez DT, Davis JW, Brady SK, Chung RS. Prevalence of heart disease and its risk factors related to age in Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Whites in Hawai'i. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3):1000-10.
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43. Ashby J, Juarez DT, Berthiaume J, Sibley P, Chung RS. The relationship of hospital quality and cost per case in Hawaii. Inquiry. 2012; 49(1):65-74.
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44. Juarez DT, Sentell T, Tokumaru S, Goo R, Davis JW, Mau MM. Factors associated with poor glycemic control or wide glycemic variability among diabetes patients in Hawaii, 2006-2009. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:120065.
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45. Davis JW, Chung R, Juarez DT. Prevalence of comorbid conditions with aging among patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Oct; 70(10):209-13.
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46. Chen JY, Tian H, Juarez DT, Yermilov I, Braithwaite RS, Hodges KA, Legorreta A, Chung RS. Does pay for performance improve cardiovascular care in a "real-world" setting? Am J Med Qual. 2011 Sep-Oct; 26(5):340-8.
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47. Chen JY, Kang N, Juarez DT, Yermilov I, Braithwaite RS, Hodges KA, Legorreta A, Chung RS. Heart failure patients receiving ACEIs/ARBs were less likely to be hospitalized or to use emergency care in the following year. J Healthc Qual. 2011 Jul-Aug; 33(4):29-36.
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48. Schwartz SM, Ireland C, Strecher V, Nakao D, Wang C, Juarez D. The economic value of a wellness and disease prevention program. Popul Health Manag. 2010 Dec; 13(6):309-17.
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49. Davis JW, Fujimoto RY, Chan H, Juarez DT. Identifying characteristics of patients with low urgency emergency department visits in a managed care setting. Manag Care. 2010 Oct; 19(10):38-44.
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50. Juarez DT, Samoa RA, Chung RS, Seto TB. Disparities in health, obesity and access to care among an insured population of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Hawai'i. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Feb; 69(2):42-6.
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51. Chen JY, Kang N, Juarez DT, Hodges KA, Chung RS, Legorreta AP. Impact of a pay-for-performance program on low performing physicians. J Healthc Qual. 2010 Jan-Feb; 32(1):13-21; quiz 21-2.
  View in: PubMed (20151587)
 
52. Davis JW, Fujimoto RY, Chan H, Juarez DT. Factors affecting the influenza vaccination of high risk adults in Hawai'i. Hawaii Med J. 2009 Apr; 68(3):50-4.
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53. Maskarinec G, Erber E, Grandinetti A, Verheus M, Oum R, Hopping BN, Schmidt MM, Uchida A, Juarez DT, Hodges K, Kolonel LN. Diabetes incidence based on linkages with health plans: the multiethnic cohort. Diabetes. 2009 Aug; 58(8):1732-8.
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54. Kretzer K, Juarez DT, Davis J. Initial antihypertensive prescriptions, switching patterns and adherence among insured patients in Hawai'i. Hawaii Med J. 2008 Apr; 67(4):96-99, 111.
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55. Davis J, Fujimoto RY, Juarez DT, Hodges KA, Asam JK. Major depression associated with rates of cardiovascular disease state transitions. Am J Manag Care. 2008 Mar; 14(3):125-8.
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56. Gilmore AS, Zhao Y, Kang N, Ryskina KL, Legorreta AP, Taira DA, Chung RS. Patient outcomes and evidence-based medicine in a preferred provider organization setting: a six-year evaluation of a physician pay-for-performance program. Health Serv Res. 2007 Dec; 42(6 Pt 1):2140-59; discussion 2294-323.
  View in: PubMed (17995557)
 
57. Halliday T, Taira DA, Davis J, Chan H. Socioeconomic disparities in breast cancer screening in Hawaii. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Oct; 4(4):A91.
  View in: PubMed (17875266)
 
58. Breton AR, Taira DA, Burns E, O'Leary J, Chung RS. Follow-up services after an emergency department visit for substance abuse. Am J Manag Care. 2007 Sep; 13(9):497-505.
  View in: PubMed (17803363)
 
59. Taira DA, Gelber RP, Davis J, Gronley K, Chung RS, Seto TB. Antihypertensive adherence and drug class among Asian Pacific Americans. Ethn Health. 2007 Jun; 12(3):265-81.
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60. Berthiaume JT, Davis J, Taira DA, Thein KK. A managed care organization's use of integrated health management to improve secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. Am J Manag Care. 2007 Mar; 13(3):142-7.
  View in: PubMed (17335357)
 
61. Taira DA, Wong KS, Frech-Tamas F, Chung RS. Copayment level and compliance with antihypertensive medication: analysis and policy implications for managed care. Am J Manag Care. 2006 Nov; 12(11):678-83.
  View in: PubMed (17090224)
 
62. Zhu J, Davis J, Taira DA, Yamashita M. The impact of seeing physicians new to a patient on the response to screening reminders. Med Care. 2006 Oct; 44(10):908-13.
  View in: PubMed (17001261)
 
63. Davis JW, Taira D, Chung RS. Variations in clinical practice among the Hawaiian islands. Hawaii Med J. 2006 Aug; 65(8):226-30.
  View in: PubMed (17004621)
 
64. Davis JW, Taira D, Chung RS. Health disparities in 30 indicators of recommended clinical care. J Healthc Qual. 2006 May-Jun; 28(3):32-41.
  View in: PubMed (17518012)
 
65. Zhu J, Davis J, Taira DA, Yamashita M. Screening rates and characteristics of health plan members who respond to screening reminders. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Apr; 3(2):A56.
  View in: PubMed (16539797)
 
66. Yanagihara DM, Taira DA, Davis J, Gronley KA, Marciel C, Lee E, Tice A. A health plan intervention to improve pneumococcal vaccination in the elderly. Manag Care Interface. 2005 Sep; 18(9):25-30.
  View in: PubMed (16209136)
 
67. Kajioka EH, Itoman EM, Li ML, Taira DA, Li GG, Yamamoto LG. Pediatric prescription pick-up rates after ED visits. Am J Emerg Med. 2005 Jul; 23(4):454-8.
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68. Lee R, Taira DA. Adherence to oral hypoglycemic agents in Hawaii. Prev Chronic Dis. 2005 Apr; 2(2):A09.
  View in: PubMed (15888220)
 
69. Taira D, Gronley K, Chung R. Patient characteristics, health status, and health-related behaviors associated with obesity. Hawaii Med J. 2004 May; 63(5):150-4.
  View in: PubMed (15216919)
 
70. Chung RS, Taira DA, Noh C. Alternate financial incentives in multi-tiered formulary systems to improve accountability for outcomes. J Manag Care Pharm. 2003 Jul-Aug; 9(4):360-5.
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71. Taira DA, Iwane KA, Chung RS. Prescription drugs: elderly enrollee reports of financial access, receipt of free samples, and discussion of generic equivalents related to type of coverage. Am J Manag Care. 2003 Apr; 9(4):305-12.
  View in: PubMed (12703674)
 
72. Taira DA, Seto TB, Siegrist R, Cosgrove R, Berezin R, Cohen DJ. Comparison of analytic approaches for the economic evaluation of new technologies alongside multicenter clinical trials. Am Heart J. 2003 Mar; 145(3):452-8.
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73. Cohen DJ, Taira DA, Berezin R, Cox DA, Morice MC, Stone GW, Grines CL. Cost-effectiveness of coronary stenting in acute myocardial infarction: results from the stent primary angioplasty in myocardial infarction (stent-PAMI) trial. Circulation. 2001 Dec 18; 104(25):3039-45.
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74. Taira DA, Safran DG, Seto TB, Rogers WH, Inui TS, Montgomery J, Tarlov AR. Do patient assessments of primary care differ by patient ethnicity? Health Serv Res. 2001 Dec; 36(6 Pt 1):1059-71.
  View in: PubMed (11775667)
 
75. Davis JW, Lee E, Taira DA, Chung RS. Influenza vaccination, hospitalizations, and costs among members of a Medicare managed care plan. Med Care. 2001 Dec; 39(12):1273-80.
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76. Taira DA, Chung RS. Patient characteristics and satisfaction for members using acupuncture services. Hawaii Med J. 2001 Nov; 60(11):291-2.
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77. Taira DA, Seto TB, Marciel C. Ethnic disparities in care following acute coronary syndromes among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during the initial hospitalization. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2001 Nov; 47(7):1209-15.
  View in: PubMed (11838969)
 
78. Taira DA, Iwane K, Yamashita P, Chung RS. Correlating physical and mental health status with satisfaction in a health plan. Manag Care Interface. 2001 Oct; 14(10):51-6.
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79. Seto TB, Kwiat D, Taira DA, Douglas PS, Manning WJ. Physicians' recommendations to patients for use of antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent endocarditis Am J Ophthalmol. 2000 Nov; 130(5):689-90.
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80. Taira DA, Seto TB, Ho KK, Krumholz HM, Cutlip DE, Berezin R, Kuntz RE, Cohen DJ. Impact of smoking on health-related quality of life after percutaneous coronary revascularization. Circulation. 2000 Sep 19; 102(12):1369-74.
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81. Seto TB, Kwiat D, Taira DA, Douglas PS, Manning WJ. Physicians' recommendations to patients for use of antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent endocarditis. JAMA. 2000 Jul 05; 284(1):68-71.
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82. Seto TB, Taira DA, Berezin R, Chauhan MS, Cutlip DE, Ho KK, Kuntz RE, Cohen DJ. Percutaneous coronary revascularization in elderly patients: impact on functional status and quality of life. Ann Intern Med. 2000 Jun 20; 132(12):955-8.
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83. Safran DG, Rogers WH, Tarlov AR, Inui T, Taira DA, Montgomery JE, Ware JE, Slavin CP. Organizational and financial characteristics of health plans: are they related to primary care performance? Arch Intern Med. 2000 Jan 10; 160(1):69-76.
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84. Seto TB, Taira DA, Manning WJ. Cardioversion in patients with atrial fibrillation and left atrial thrombi on initial transesophageal echocardiography: should transesophageal echocardiography be repeated before elective cardioversion? A cost-effectiveness analysis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1999 Jun; 12(6):508-16.
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85. Taira DA. Improving the health and health care of non-English-speaking patients. J Gen Intern Med. 1999 May; 14(5):322-3.
  View in: PubMed (10337045)
 
86. Safran DG, Taira DA, Rogers WH, Kosinski M, Ware JE, Tarlov AR. Linking primary care performance to outcomes of care. J Fam Pract. 1998 Sep; 47(3):213-20.
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87. Seto TB, Mittleman MA, Davis RB, Taira DA, Kawachi I. Seasonal variation in coronary artery disease mortality in Hawaii: observational study. BMJ. 1998 Jun 27; 316(7149):1946-7.
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88. Safran DG, Kosinski M, Tarlov AR, Rogers WH, Taira DH, Lieberman N, Ware JE. The Primary Care Assessment Survey: tests of data quality and measurement performance. Med Care. 1998 May; 36(5):728-39.
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89. Taira DA, Safran DG, Seto TB, Rogers WH, Tarlov AR. The relationship between patient income and physician discussion of health risk behaviors. JAMA. 1997 Nov 05; 278(17):1412-7.
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90. Taira DA, Safran DG, Seto TB, Rogers WH, Kosinski M, Ware JE, Lieberman N, Tarlov AR. Asian-American patient ratings of physician primary care performance. J Gen Intern Med. 1997 Apr; 12(4):237-42.
  View in: PubMed (9127228)
 
91. Seto TB, Taira DA, Tsevat J, Manning WJ. Cost-effectiveness of transesophageal echocardiographic-guided cardioversion: a decision analytic model for patients admitted to the hospital with atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1997 Jan; 29(1):122-30.
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92. Seto TB, Taira DA, Davis RB, Safran C, Phillips RS. Effect of physician gender on the prescription of estrogen replacement therapy. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Apr; 11(4):197-203.
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