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Edwin Wong

Research Assistant Professor, Health Services

Core Investigator
Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System


PhD   University of Washington, 2010   (Economics)
MA   University of Washington, 2008   (Economics)
BS   Texas Christian University, 2004   (Computer Science)

Contact Info


VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 S. Columbian Way
HSR&D MS S-152
Seattle, WA 98108

voice:   206-227-4703
fax:   206-764-2587

Health economics; applied microeconometrics; impact of policy interventions on veterans' healthcare; comparative effectiveness research; cost-effectiveness analysis

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

Rinne ST, Graves MC, Bastian LA, Lindenauer PK, Wong ES, Hebert PL, Liu CF. Association between length of stay and readmission for COPD. Am J Manag Care. 2017 Aug 1;23(8):e253-e258.  PMID: 29087152

Wong ES, Liu CF, Hernandez SE, Augustine MR, Nelson K, Fihn SD, Hebert PL. Longer wait times affect future use of VHA primary care. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Jul 29. pii: S2213-0764(16)30268-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2017.07.003. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28760602

Meo N, Wong E, Sun H, Curtis I, Batten A, Fihn SD, Nelson K. Elements of the Veterans Health Administration Patient-Centered Medical Home are Associated with Greater Adherence to Oral Hypoglycemic Agents in Patients with Diabetes. Popul Health Manag. 2017 Jul 5. doi: 10.1089/pop.2017.0039. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28677990

Rinne ST, Elwy AR, Bastian LA, Wong ES, Wiener RS, Liu CF. Impact of Multisystem Health Care on Readmission and Follow-up Among Veterans Hospitalized for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Med Care. 2017 Jul;55 Suppl 7 Suppl 1:S20-S25. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000708.  PMID: 28288076