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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
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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
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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
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Rinne ST, Hebert PL, Wong ES, Au DH, Bastian LA, Nembhard IM, Neely EL, Sulc CA, Liu CF. Organizational Practices Affecting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Readmissions. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 1;195(9):1269-1272. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201609-1783LE.  PMID: 28459333
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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
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