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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Paul L. Hebert
Research Associate Professor
Investigator
VA Health Services Research & Development

Research Interests:
Chronic disease with elderly and minority populations; disease management; social determinants of health disparities

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Contact Information

email:   paul.hebert2@va.gov

address:
VA Health Services Research and Development
1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98101

voice:   206-277-4165

Education

PhD   University of Minnesota, 2001   (Health Services Research)
BA   Georgetown University, 1985   (Economics)

Recent Publications



Hebert PL, Liu CF, Wong ES, Hernandez SE, Batten A, Lo S, Lemon JM, Conrad DA, Grembowski D, Nelson K, Fihn SD. Patient-centered medical home initiative produced modest economic results for veterans health administration, 2010-12. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jun 1;33(6):980-7. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0893.  PMID: 24889947


Wong ES, Bryson CL, Hebert PL, Liu CF. Estimating the Impact of Oral Diabetes Medication Adherence on Medical Costs in VA. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 May 20. pii: 1060028014536981. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24847159


Wong ES, Hebert PL, Maciejewski ML, Perkins M, Bryson CL, Au DH, Liu CF. Does Favorable Selection Among Medicare Advantage Enrollees Affect Measurement of Hospital Readmission Rates? Med Care Res Rev. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24811933


Zeliadt SB, Loggers ET, Slatore CG, Au DH, Hebert PL, Klein GJ, Kessler LG, Backhus LM. Preoperative PET and the Reduction of Unnecessary Surgery Among Newly Diagnosed Lung Cancer Patients in a Community Setting. J Nucl Med. 2014 Mar;55(3):379-85. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.113.124230. Epub 2014 Jan 21.  PMID: 24449594


Wong ES, Hebert PL, Hernandez SE, Batten A, Lo S, Lemon JM, Fihn SD, Liu CF. Association between local area unemployment rates and use of veterans affairs outpatient health services. Med Care. 2014 Feb;52(2):137-43. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000079.  PMID: 24374409


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Member, dissertation committee for Katherine Blondon
The potential for improving care in diabetes through mobile devices, patient empowerment and financial incentives

2011
Chair, thesis committee for John Ney
Peripheral neuropathic pain: Estimated impact on health care resources in the United States, 1997-2007, analysis using propensity score matching

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

USRDS Special Study Center on Palliative and End-of-Life Care
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
PI:   O'Hare           Dates:    4/1/2014 - 3/31/2019

Collaborative Care for Primary Care Patients with Alcohol Use Disorders
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
PI:   Bradley           Dates:    12/1/2009 - 11/30/2014