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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.

Nelson RE, Hicken B, Vanneman M, Liu CF, Rupper R. The Impact of a Change in the Price of VA Health Care on Utilization of VA and Medicare Services. Med Care. 2018 Jul;56(7):569-576. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000922.  PMID: 29768309

Hess PL, Gunzburger EC, Kini V, Liu CF, Jones J, Matlock D, Heidenreich PA, Levy CR, Maddox TM, Grunwald GK, Ho PM. National Trends of Hospital Performance in Acute Myocardial Infarction Care: Department of Veterans Affairs, 2011-2014. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Apr;11(4):e004282. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004282.  PMID: 29650717

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. 2018 Feb;75(1):33-45. doi: 10.1177/1077558716669432. Epub 2016 Sep 20.  PMID: 27650421

Maynard C, Batten A, Liu CF, Nelson K, Fihn SD. The Burden of Mental Illness Among Veterans: Use of VHA Health Care Services by Those With Service-connected Conditions. Med Care. 2017 Nov;55(11):965-969. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000806.  PMID: 28930889

Rinne ST, Elwy AR, Liu CF, Wiener RS, Thayer L, Gerity A, Bastian LA. Implementation of guideline-based therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Differences between men and women veterans. Chron Respir Dis. 2017 Nov;14(4):385-391. doi: 10.1177/1479972317702141. Epub 2017 Jun 15.  PMID: 28618875    PMCID: PMC5729732
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