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Recent Journal Articles

2012

Bohl AA, Blough DK, Fishman PA, Harris JR, Phelan EA. Are generalized additive models for location, scale, and shape an improvement on existing models for estimating skewed and heteroskedastic cost data? Health Serv Outcomes Res Method. 2012.

Bohl AA, Phelan EA, Fishman PA, Harris JR. How Are the Costs of Care for Medical Falls Distributed? The Costs of Medical Falls by Component of Cost, Timing, and Injury Severity. The Gerontologist. 2012 Mar 8. PMID 22403161

Smith ML, Ory MG, Belza B, Altpeter M. Personal and delivery site characteristics associated with intervention dosage in and evidence-based fall risk reduction program for older adults. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research. 2012;2:188-98.

2011

Calhoun R, Meischke H, Hammerback K, Bohl A, Poe P, Williams B, et al. Older adults' perceptions of clinical fall prevention programs: a qualitative study. J Aging Res. 2011.

Laing SS, Silver IF, York S, Phelan EA. Fall prevention knowledge, attitude, and practices of community stakeholders and older adults. J Aging Res. 2011:395357.

2010

Bohl AA, Fishman PA, Ciol MA, Williams B, Logerfo J, Phelan EA. A longitudinal analysis of total 3-year healthcare costs for older adults who experience a fall requiring medical care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Apr 6.

Recent Presentations and Posters

2013

Phelan EA. Coordinating Care for Falls via Emergency Responders. New Hampshire Falls Risk Reduction Task Force / Northern New England Geriatric Education Center Annual Conference; 2013 June Concord, NH.

Phelan EA. Dementia and Preventable Hospitalizations. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Research Conference, Harborview Medical Center; 2013; Seattle, WA.

Phelan EA. Preventing Falls in Acute Care Hospitals: A Special Focus on Inpatient Psychiatry. Psychiatry Faculty Conference, Harborview Medical Center; 2013 August; Seattle, WA.

Phelan EA. Preventing Falls in Acute Care Hospitals: State of the Science. UW Medicine Falls Summit, UW Medical Center; 2013 October; Seattle, WA.

2012

Herbert J, Phelan EA. Can the Timed Up and Go Define Severity of Fall Risk? (Subspecialty Award Recipient) American Federation for Medical Research Western Regional Meeting; 2012 January Carmel, CA

2011

Petz S, Rosenberg D, Belza B. GPS-Directed Interviewing: A Technology-Driven Qualitative Approach (poster). UW Health Services Annual Research Meeting; Seattle, WA (June, 2011).

Phelan EA, Meischke H, Stubbs B, Fahrenbruch C, Herbert J, Imperial A. Coordinating Care for Falls via Emergency Responders (poster). UW Health Services Annual Research Meeting; Seattle, WA (June, 2011).

Phelan EA. Coordinating Care for Falls via Emergency Responders. Harborview Injury Prevention Center Research-in-Progress Seminar, UW; Seattle, WA (April 2011).

Phelan EA. Best Practices for Senior Fall Prevention. Washington State Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Care Steering Committee Meeting; 2011 March 16; Kent, WA.

2010

Bohl A, Hammerback K, Phelan EA, Poe PZ, Williams B, Meischke H. Increasing uptake rates of fall prevention programs. Society of Behavioral Medicine 31st Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. 2010.

Bohl AA, Fishman PA, Harris JR, Phelan EA. The Cost Implications of Fall-Related Injuries. Group Health Research Institute weekly seminar; Seattle, WA. June 8, 2010.

Bohl A. Marketing Falls Prevention: A Qualitative Study Exploring Opportunities and Challenges (poster). Society of Behavioral Medicine 31st Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA (April 2010).

Hammerback K. Applying Social Marketing Strategies to Increase Participation in Falls Prevention Programs. SOPHE and PRC Joint Conference. Atlanta, GA (April 2010).

2009

Bohl AA, Ciol MA, Fishman PA, Phelan EA, Williams B. Changes in Older Adults' Health Care Costs Before & After an Incident Fall. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting; Chicago, IL (June, 2009). Poster. (pdf)

Bohl A, Ciol MA, Fishman P, Phelan E. Fall-Related Health Care Costs Among Community Dwelling Elderly. 15th Annual Joint Conference on Health "Health Equity: Global and Local Challenges"; Yakima, Washington (October 6-8, 2008). Poster (pdf)

Poe PZ, Bohl AA, Meischke H, Hammerback K, Williams B, Phelan E. Research in Progress Roundtable: Qualitative Study of Attitudes, Beliefs, and Core Values of Older Adults in Relation to Health Marketing of Fall Prevention and Physical Activity Programs in King County, WA. National Communication Association Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. 2009.

Poe PZ, Bohl AA, Meischke H, Hammerback K, Williams B, Phelan E. A Qualitative Study of Older Adult Motivators and Barriers from "Joiners" and "Non-Joiners" of four Seattle-Based Fall Prevention and Physical Activity Programs. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. 2009.

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