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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.

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

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    PMCID: PMC5053790

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 Sep;24(5):913-922. doi: 10.1111/wrr.12454.  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 Sep;32(4):377-386. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12191.  PMID: 27424850