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School of Public Health

Edwin Wong

Research Assistant Professor, Health Services

Core Investigator
Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System

Education

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

Contact Info

email:   eswong@uw.edu

address:
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, 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
  


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 Mar 10. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000708. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28288076
  


Hebert PL, Howell EA, Wong ES, Hernandez SE, Rinne ST, Sulc CA, Neely EL, Liu CF. Methods for Measuring Racial Differences in Hospitals Outcomes Attributable to Disparities in Use of High-Quality Hospital Care. Health Serv Res. 2016 Jun 3. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12514. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 27256878    PMCID: PMC5346505
   


Wong ES, Rosland AM, Fihn SD, Nelson KM. Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation in the Veterans Health Administration and Primary Care Use: Differences by Patient Comorbidity Burden. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Dec;31(12):1467-1474.  PMID: 27503440    PMCID: PMC5130955
   


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