Bruce A Leff

Professor

1979 …2019
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Research Output 1979 2019

2019

A benefit–harm analysis of adding basal insulin vs. sulfonylurea to metformin to manage type II diabetes mellitus in people with multiple chronic conditions

Bennett, W., Aschmann, H. E., Puhan, M. A., Robbins, C. W., Bayliss, E. A., Wilson, R., Mularski, R. A., Chan, W. V., Leff, B. A., Sheehan, O., Glover, C., Maslow, K., Armacost, K., Mintz, S. & Boyd, C., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 113, p. 92-100 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metformin
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Insulin
Diabetes Mellitus
Patient Preference

A systematic literature review of the assessment of treatment burden experienced by patients and their caregivers

Sheehan, O., Leff, B. A., Ritchie, C. S., Garrigues, S. K., Li, L., Saliba, D., Fathi, R. & Boyd, C., Oct 11 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, 262.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Caregivers
Therapeutics
Population
Literature
PubMed

Balance of benefits and harms of different blood pressure targets in people with multiple chronic conditions: A quantitative benefit-harm assessment

Aschmann, H. E., Boyd, C., Robbins, C. W., Mularski, R. A., Chan, W. V., Sheehan, O., Wilson, R., Bennett, W., Bayliss, E. A., Yu, T., Leff, B. A., Armacost, K., Glover, C., Maslow, K., Mintz, S. & Puhan, M. A., Aug 1 2019, In : BMJ open. 9, 8, 028438.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Blood Pressure
Patient Preference
Stroke
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Multiple Chronic Conditions

Can Home-Based Primary Care Drive Integration of Medical and Social Care for Complex Older Adults?

Leff, B. A., Lasher, A. & Ritchie, C. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Primary Health Care

Frailty Tools are Not Yet Ready for Prime Time in High-Risk Identification

Sheehan, O., Leff, B. A. & Ritchie, C. S., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 14, 7, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Hospital at Home and Emergence of the Home Hospitalist

Danielsson, P. & Leff, B. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of hospital medicine. 14, 6, p. 382-384 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalists

Interdisciplinary Teams and Home-Based Medical Care: Secondary Analysis of a National Survey

Huber, K., Patel, K., Garrigues, S., Leff, B. A. & Ritchie, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secondary Care
Patient-Centered Care
Nurses
Group Practice
Quality of Health Care

Living in the Community With Dementia: Who Receives Paid Care?

Reckrey, J. M., Morrison, R. S., Boerner, K., Szanton, S. L., Bollens-Lund, E., Leff, B. & Ornstein, K. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dementia
Independent Living
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Activities of Daily Living

Mortality risk in older adults: What the Nose knows

Kamath, V. & Leff, B. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of internal medicine. 170, 10, p. 722-723 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Nose
Mortality

Response to Letter to the Editor “Caregiver Assessment Is Critical to HBMC”

Ritchie, C. S., Leff, B. A. & Harrison, K., May 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 20, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Caregivers

Starting Up a Hospital at Home Program: Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation

Brody, A. A., Arbaje, A., DeCherrie, L. V., Federman, A. D., Leff, B. A. & Siu, A. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Bundles
Communication
Hospital Design and Construction
Urban Health
Community Health Nurses

The Common Attributes of Successful Care Manager Programs for High-Need, High-Cost Persons: A Cross-Case Analysis

Thurber, E. G., Boyd, C., Leff, B., Wolff, J. & Anderson, G., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 42, 4, p. 230-241 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs and Cost Analysis
Patient Satisfaction
Population
Interviews

The effect of adapting Hospital at Home to facilitate implementation and sustainment on program drift or voltage drop

Siu, A. L., Zimbroff, R. M., Federman, A. D., Decherrie, L. V., Garrido, M., Morano, B., Lubetsky, S., Catalan, E. & Leff, B. A., Apr 29 2019, In : BMC health services research. 19, 1, 264.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Length of Stay
Hospital Emergency Service
Observational Studies
Linear Models
Patient Care
2018

Adverse drug events and medication problems in “Hospital at Home” patients

Mann, E., Zepeda, O., Soones, T., Federman, A., Leff, B. A., Siu, A. & Boockvar, K., Apr 14 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Home Health Care Services Quarterly. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Hospitalization
Incidence

A Quality of Care Framework for Home-Based Medical Care

Ritchie, C. S., Leff, B. A., Garrigues, S. K., Perissinotto, C., Sheehan, O. & Harrison, K. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
Quality of Health Care
Caregivers
Interviews
Patient Participation

Association of a bundled hospital-at-home and 30-day postacute transitional care program with clinical outcomes and patient experiences

Federman, A. D., Soones, T., DeCherrie, L. V., Leff, B. A. & Siu, A. L., Aug 1 2018, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 8, p. 1033-1041 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subacute Care
Home Care Services
Inpatients
Hospital Emergency Service
Home Care Agencies

Defining and Assessing Geriatric Risk Factors and Associated Health Care Utilization among Older Adults Using Claims and Electronic Health Records

Kan, H., Kharrazi, H. H. K., Leff, B. A., Boyd, C., Davison, A., Chang, H-Y., Kimura, J., Wu, S., Anzaldi, L., Richards, T., Lasser, E. & Weiner, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Medical Care. 56, 3, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Electronic Health Records
Geriatrics
Hospitalization
Comorbidity
Activities of Daily Living
Randomized Controlled Trials
Independent Living
Control Groups
House Calls

Frailty measurement and its contribution to clinical care and health services: A commentary

Wu, S. & Leff, B. A., May 23 2018, In : Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. 7, 1, 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Israel
Health Services
Frail Elderly
Developed Countries
Quality of Life
medication
nurse
Delivery of Health Care
Physicians
physician

Hospital at Home-Plus: A Platform of Facility-Based Care

DeCherrie, L. V., Wajnberg, A., Soones, T., Escobar, C., Catalan, E., Lubetsky, S., Leff, B. A., Federman, A. & Siu, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Care Services
Rehabilitation
Palliative Care
Medicaid
Observation

Individualized Acute Medical Care for Cognitively Impaired Individuals: A Call Always to Pause Before Hospitalization

Sheckter, C. C., Bott, N. T., Milstein, A. & Leff, B. A., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 2, p. 219-221 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Hospitalization

Information management goals and process failures during home visits for middle-aged and older adults receiving skilled home healthcare services after hospital discharge: A multisite, qualitative study

Arbaje, A., Hughes, A., Werner, N., Carl, K., Hohl, D., Jones, K., Bowles, K. H., Chan, K., Leff, B. A. & Gurses, A., Jul 17 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : BMJ Quality and Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Management
House Calls
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Health Transition

In response

Boyd, C., Leff, B. A., Wolff, J., Roth, D. L. & Sheehan, O., Nov 6 2018, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 169, 9, p. 661-662 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Home Care Agencies
Certification
Medicare
Physicians
Home Care Services
Home Care Services
Patient-Centered Care
Palliative Care
Primary Health Care
Health

Systems Delivery Innovation for Alzheimer Disease

Bott, N. T., Sheckter, C. C., Yang, D., Peters, S., Brady, B., Plowman, S., Borson, S., Leff, B. A., Kaplan, R. M., Platchek, T. & Milstein, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alzheimer Disease
Caregivers
Costs and Cost Analysis
Cost Savings
Quality of Health Care

The Value of Unstructured Electronic Health Record Data in Geriatric Syndrome Case Identification

Kharrazi, H. H. K., Anzaldi, L. J., Hernandez, L., Davison, A., Boyd, C., Leff, B. A., Kimura, J. & Weiner, J., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 8, p. 1499-1507 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Geriatrics
Natural Language Processing
Mobility Limitation
Malnutrition

Use of Home-Based Medical Care and Disparities

Yao, N. A., Ritchie, C., Cornwell, T. & Leff, B. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
Medicare
Confidence Intervals
Comorbidity
Frail Elderly
2017

Co-creation by the ABIM Geriatric Medicine Board and the AGS – Helping Move Geriatrics Forward

and the Geriatric Medicine Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 10, p. 2318-2321 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal Medicine
Geriatrics
Certification
Medicine
Specialty Boards
Electronic Health Records
Geriatrics
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Mobility Limitation

Engaging Stakeholders to Inform Clinical Practice Guidelines That Address Multiple Chronic Conditions

Bennett, W., Robbins, C. W., Bayliss, E. A., Wilson, R., Tabano, H., Mularski, R. A., Chan, W. V., Puhan, M., Yu, T., Leff, B. A., Li, T., Dickersin, K., Glover, C., Maslow, K., Armacost, K., Mintz, S. & Boyd, C., Mar 27 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Internal Medicine. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
Caregivers
Health
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Blood Pressure
Home Care Agencies
Medicare
Rehabilitation
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Independent Living
House Calls
Cost Savings
Medicaid
Health Expenditures

Older Adults and Management of Medical Devices in the Home: Five Requirements for Appropriate Use

Keller, S., Gurses, A., Werner, N., Hohl, D., Hughes, A., Leff, B. A. & Arbaje, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Population Health Management. 20, 4, p. 278-286 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home Care Services
Equipment and Supplies
Health Personnel
Caregivers
Home Care Agencies

Possibilities beyond analyses of a fee-for-service database and clinician mindset

Leff, B. A., Nov 21 2017, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 167, 10, p. 746-747 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Fee-for-Service Plans
Health Maintenance Organizations
Databases

Senior services in US hospitals and readmission risk in the Medicare population

Arbaje, A., Yu, Q., Wang, J. & Leff, B. A., Oct 1 2017, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 29, 6, p. 845-852 8 p., mzx112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Medicare
Population
Subacute Care
American Hospital Association

Toward a process-level view of distributed healthcare tasks: Medication management as a case study

Werner, N. E., Malkana, S., Gurses, A., Leff, B. A. & Arbaje, A., Nov 1 2017, In : Applied Ergonomics. 65, p. 255-268 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

medication
Delivery of Health Care
management
work system
Health Personnel

Two-Year Mortality in Homebound Older Adults: An Analysis of the National Health and Aging Trends Study

Soones, T., Federman, A., Leff, B. A., Siu, A. L. & Ornstein, K., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 1, p. 123-129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Mortality
Health
Medicare
Comorbidity
2016

Alternative strategies to inpatient hospitalization for acute medical conditions: A systematic review

Conley, J., O'Brien, C. W., Leff, B. A., Bolen, S. & Zulman, D., Nov 1 2016, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 176, 11, p. 1693-1702 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient Satisfaction
Inpatients
Hospitalization
Mortality
Costs and Cost Analysis

Decision-Making Experiences of Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Green, A., Jenkins, A., Masoudi, F. A., Magid, D. J., Kutner, J. S., Leff, B. A. & Matlock, D. D., Oct 1 2016, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 39, 10, p. 1061-1069 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Implantable Defibrillators
Decision Making
Emotions
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Cross-Sectional Studies

Development of an Interdisciplinary Team Communication Framework and Quality Metrics for Home-Based Medical Care Practices

Fathi, R., Sheehan, O., Garrigues, S. K., Saliba, D., Leff, B. A. & Ritchie, C. S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interdisciplinary Communication
Patient-Centered Care
Home Care Services
Peer Review
Electronic Health Records

Development of Quality Indicators to Address Abuse and Neglect in Home-Based Primary Care and Palliative Care

Sheehan, O., Ritchie, C. S., Fathi, R., Garrigues, S. K., Saliba, D. & Leff, B. A., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 12, p. 2577-2584 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Palliative Care
Primary Health Care
Patient-Centered Care
Independent Living
Peer Review

Geographic concentration Of home-based medical care providers

Yao, N. A., Ritchie, C., Camacho, F. & Leff, B. A., 2016, In : Health Affairs. 35, 8, p. 1404-1409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fee-for-Service Plans
Patient-Centered Care
House Calls
Medicare
Primary Health Care

Geriatric Conditions in Patients Undergoing Defibrillator Implantation for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death: Prevalence and Impact on Mortality

Green, A., Leff, B. A., Wang, Y., Spatz, E. S., Masoudi, F. A., Peterson, P. N., Daugherty, S. L. & Matlock, D. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 9, 1, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defibrillators
Implantable Defibrillators
Sudden Cardiac Death
Geriatrics
Dementia

Home-based care program reduces disability and promotes aging in place

Szanton, S. L., Leff, B. A., Wolff, J., Roberts, L. & Gitlin, L. N., 2016, In : Health Affairs. 35, 9, p. 1558-1563 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Independent Living
Home Care Services
Activities of Daily Living
Medicaid
Medicare

Homebound Patient and Caregiver Perceptions of Quality of Care in Home-Based Primary Care: A Qualitative Study

Shafir, A., Garrigues, S. K., Schenker, Y., Leff, B. A., Neil, J. & Ritchie, C., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 8, p. 1622-1627 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Caregivers
Primary Health Care
Interviews
Hospital Emergency Service

Home but still engaged: participation in social activities among the homebound

Szanton, S. L., Roberts, L., Leff, B. A., Taylor, J. L., Seplaki, C. L., Soones, T., Thorpe, R. J. & Ornstein, K. A., Feb 17 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Quality of Life Research. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Quality of Life
Depression
Pain

How deintensification could benefit patients

Green, A. & Leff, B. A., Feb 1 2016, In : Pharmaceutical Journal. 296, 7886, p. 96-97 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identifying Consistent High-Cost Users in a Health Plan: Comparison of Alternative Prediction Models

Chang, H-Y., Boyd, C., Leff, B. A., Lemke, K. W., Bodycombe, D. & Weiner, J., Jun 18 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Logistic Models