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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.

Maciejewski ML, Arterburn DE, Berkowitz TSZ, Weidenbacher HJ, Liu CF, Olsen MK, Funk LM, Mitchell JE, Smith VA. Geographic Variation in Obesity, Behavioral Treatment, and Bariatric Surgery for Veterans. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Nov 13. doi: 10.1002/oby.22350. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30421849

Wong ES, Maciejewski ML, Hebert PL, Fortney JC, Liu CF. Spillover Effects of Massachusetts Health Reform on Mental Health Use by VA and Medicare Dual Enrollees. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2018 Oct 20. doi: 10.1007/s10488-018-0900-z. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30343347

Nelson RE, Jones M, Liu CF, Samore MH, Evans ME, Stevens VW, Reese T, Rubin MA. The Impact of Healthcare-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections on Postdischarge Health Care Costs and Utilization across Multiple Health Care Systems. Health Serv Res. 2018 Oct 9. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13063. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30298924

Yu MK, Wong SPY, Liu CF, Hebert PL, O'Hare AM. Clinical presentation at initiation of maintenance dialysis and subsequent survival: A retrospective cohort study. Hemodial Int. 2018 Oct 4. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12690. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30285313

Hebert PL, Batten AS, Gunnink E, Reddy A, Wong ES, Fihn SD, Liu CF. Reliance on Medicare Providers by Veterans after Becoming Age-Eligible for Medicare is Associated with the Use of More Outpatient Services. Health Serv Res. 2018 Sep 3. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13033. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 30175401