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Chuan-Fen Liu

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Research Professor, Health Services


PhD   University of Minnesota, 1994   (Health Services)
MPH   National Taiwan University, 1982   (Health Services)
BPH   National Taiwan University, 1980   (Public Health Administration)

Contact Info


VA Puget Sound Health Care System
HSRD, Room 434H, Building 1
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

campus box:   358280 (152)
voice:   206-764-2587
fax:   206-764-2935


Chuan-Fen Liu's research interests include: health economics, mental health, risk adjustment, and outcomes research.

Health economics; mental health; risk adjustment; outcomes research.

Wong SP, Hebert PL, Laundry RJ, Hammond KW, Liu CF, Burrows NR, O'Hare AM. Decisions about Renal Replacement Therapy in Patients with Advanced Kidney Disease in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2000-2011. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Sep 22. pii: CJN.03760416. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27660306

Wong ES, Maciejewski ML, Hebert PL, Batten A, Nelson KM, Fihn SD, Liu CF. Did Massachusetts Health Reform Affect Veterans Affairs Primary Care Use? Med Care Res Rev. 2016 Sep 20. pii: 1077558716669432. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27650421

Bouldin ED, Littman AJ, Wong E, Liu CF, Taylor L, Rice K, Reiber GE. Medicare-VHA dual use is associated with poorer chronic wound healing. Wound Repair Regen. 2016 Jun 13. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12454. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27292283

Wong ES, Rinne ST, Hebert PL, Cook MA, Liu CF. Hospital Distance and Readmissions Among VA-Medicare Dual-Enrolled Veterans. J Rural Health. 2016 Jul 18. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12191. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27424850

Chavez LJ, Liu CF, Tefft N, Hebert PL, Devine B, Bradley KA. The Association Between Unhealthy Alcohol Use and Acute Care Expenditures in the 30┬áDays Following Hospital Discharge Among Older Veterans Affairs Patients with a Medical Condition. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2016 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27585803