Research on the Quality of Cancer Care in Diverse Populations

Timothy P. Hofer, MD, MSc.

Timothy P. Hofer, MD, MSc. is a Professor in the Division of General Medicine at the University of Michigan and a Research Scientist at the Ann Arbor VA Health Services Research & Development Center of Excellence. His interests include investigating the role of patient and social factors in determining hospital and physician use under different health system organizations. He provides methodologic and analytic support to CanSORT, focusing on hierarchical and multilevel modeling.

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Selected Key Papers

  1. Heisler M, Hogan MM, Hofer TP, Schmittdiel JA, Pladevall M, Kerr EA (May 2008) When More Is Not Better. Treatment Intensification Among Hypertensive Patients With Poor Medication Adherence., Circulation
  2. Kerr EA, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Klamerus ML, Subramanian U, Hogan MM, Hofer TP (May 2008) The role of clinical uncertainty in treatment decisions for diabetic patients with uncontrolled blood pressure., Annals of internal medicine, 148 (10), 717-27
  3. Saint S, Kowalski CP, Forman J, Damschroder L, Hofer TP, Kaufman SR, Creswell JW, Krein SL (Apr 2008) A multicenter qualitative study on preventing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection in US hospitals., Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America, 29 (4), 333-41
  4. Render ML, Deddens J, Freyberg R, Almenoff P, Connors AF, Wagner D, Hofer TP (Apr 2008) Veterans Affairs intensive care unit risk adjustment model: validation, updating, recalibration., Critical care medicine, 36 (4), 1031-42

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