Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2023 Health Care and Behavioral Service Use by Medicaid-Enrolled Adults After Release From IncarcerationPsychiatric Services.  74:192-196. 2023
2023 Improving Communication in Nursing Homes Using Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycles of an SBAR Training ProgramJournal of Applied Gerontology.  42:194-204. 2023
2023 Unmet mental health need and subsequent substance use in individuals with a history of depression: Are there differences between metro and nonmetro areas?American Journal on Addictions2023
2022 Does preventive dental care reduce nonpreventive dental visits and expenditures among Medicaid-enrolled adults?Health Services Research.  57:1295-1302. 2022
2022 Measuring rurality in health services research: a scoping reviewBMC Health Services Research.  22. 2022
2022 Prevalence and Factors Associated with Pain in Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review of the Literature 2022
2022 Inpatient Opioid Receipt and Care Experiences for Vaginal DeliveryAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  28:E248-E254. 2022
2022 Institutional factors associated with hospital partnerships for population health: A pooled cross-sectional analysisHealth Care Management Review.  47:254-262. 2022
2022 Quantifying Electronic Health Record Data Quality in Telehealth and Office-Based Diabetes CareApplied Clinical Informatics.  13:1172-1180. 2022
2022 Disparities in Telehealth Utilization in a Population of Publicly Insured Children During the COVID-19 PandemicPopulation Health Management.  25:178-185. 2022
2022 Age-specific rates of hospital transfers in long-stay nursing home residentsAge and Ageing.  51. 2022
2022 Characteristics and outcomes associated with two asthma quality of care measuresJournal of Asthma.  59:2283-2291. 2022
2022 Observation of spectators’ mask-wearing behavior at a national basketball tournamentManaging Sport and Leisure2022
2022 Pain trajectories of nursing home residentsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society2022
2022 Recent tapering from long-term opioid therapy and odds of opioid-related hospital usePharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety2022
2021 Assessing Variation in State Opioid Tapering Laws: Comparing State Laws with the CDC GuidelinePain Medicine.  22:2941-2949. 2021
2021 Facility and resident characteristics associated with variation in nursing home transfers: evidence from the OPTIMISTIC demonstration projectBMC Health Services Research.  21. 2021
2021 Long-term opioid therapy tapering: Trends from 2014 to 2018 in a Midwestern StateDrug and Alcohol Dependence.  228. 2021
2021 Many States Were Able To Expand Medicaid Without Increasing Administrative SpendingHealth Affairs.  40:1740-1748. 2021
2021 Mask-Wearing Behavior at the 2021 NCAA Men's Basketball TournamentJournal of the American Medical Association.  326:1324-1325. 2021
2021 Impact of Medicaid expansion on smoking prevalence and quit attempts among those newly eligible, 2011-2019Tobacco Prevention and Cessation.  7:1-9. 2021
2021 Prevalence of and factors associated with unmet dental need among the US adult population in 2016Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.  49:346-353. 2021
2021 Primary care-based case conferences and reductions in health care utilizationJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  32:1288-1300. 2021
2021 Erratum: Practice and market factors associated with provider volume of health information exchange (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocab024)Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  28:1601. 2021
2021 Examination of nursing home financial distress via Porter's five competitive forces frameworkHealth Care Management Review.  46:E50-E60. 2021
2021 Practice and market factors associated with provider volume of health information exchangeJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  28:1451-1460. 2021
2021 Hospital Partnerships for Population Health: A Systematic Review of the Literature 2021
2021 Challenges in Translating National and State Reopening Plans Into Local Reopening Policies During the COVID-19 PandemicPublic Health Reports.  136:127-131. 2021
2021 Willingness of Long-Term Care Staff to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine: A Single State SurveyJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  69:593-599. 2021
2021 Attitudes and Experiences of Frontline Nursing Home Staff Toward Coronavirus Testing 2021
2021 Community Coronavirus Disease 2019 Activity Level and Nursing Home Staff Testing for Active Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection in Indiana 2021
2021 Infection fatality ratios for covid-19 among noninstitutionalized persons 12 and older: Results of a random-sample prevalence studyACP journal club.  174:135-136. 2021
2020 Indiana’s section 1115 medicaid waiver and interagency coordination improve enrollment for justice-involved adultsHealth Affairs.  39:1891-1899. 2020
2020 Receipt of opioids and patient care experiences among nonsurgical hospitalized adultsHealth Services Research.  55:651-659. 2020
2020 Pediatric dental care use and parent- or caregiver-rated oral health among Alabama children enrolled in MedicaidJournal of the American Dental Association.  151:416-426. 2020
2020 The Rise in Pediatric Obesity-Related Conditions and Costs in Public Insurance Programs: Evidence from AlabamaChildhood Obesity.  16:291-299. 2020
2020 Reducing the Risk of Hospitalization for Nursing Home Residents: Effects and Facility Variation From OPTIMISTIC 2020
2020 A Qualitative Assessment of the Living Donor Navigator Program to Identify Core Competencies and Promising Practices for Implementation 2020
2019 Assessing the quality measure for follow-up care after children’s psychiatric hospitalizationsHospital pediatrics.  9:834-843. 2019
2019 Center variation and risk factors for failure to complete 6 month postdonation follow-up among obese living kidney donorsTransplantation.  103:1450-1456. 2019
2019 Impact of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on Costs and Utilization in Alabama's Children's Health Insurance ProgramAcademic Pediatrics.  19:27-34. 2019
2018 Differential Impact of Hospital and Community Factors on Medicare Readmission PenaltiesHealth Services Research.  53:4416-4436. 2018
2018 Racial differences in recurrent ischemic stroke risk and recurrent stroke case fatalityNeurology.  91:E1741-E1750. 2018
2018 Decreasing deceased donor transplant rates among children (≤6 years) under the new kidney allocation systemAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  18:1690-1698. 2018
2018 Assessing the Impact of Case Management on Medicaid Clients with Chronic DiseasesSocial Work in Public Health.  33:215-225. 2018
2018 Men Lacking a Caregiver Have Greater Risk of Long-Term Nursing Home Placement After StrokeJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  66:133-139. 2018
2018 Nursing home chain affiliation and its impact on specialty service designation for Alzheimer diseaseInquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  55. 2018
2018 Patterns and factors associated with medical expenses and health insurance premium payments 2018
2017 Implementation of repeat HIV testing during pregnancy in southwestern Kenya: Progress and missed opportunities: ProgressJournal of the International AIDS Society.  20. 2017
2017 Medical therapy following hospitalization for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and association with discharge to long-term care: A cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) populationBMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  17. 2017
2017 In replyJAMA Pediatrics.  171:918-919. 2017
2017 Age and sex disparities in discharge statin prescribing in the stroke belt: Evidence from the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke studyJournal of the American Heart Association.  6. 2017
2017 Racial differences in statin adherence following hospital discharge for ischemic strokeNeurology.  88:1839-1848. 2017
2017 Outcomes associated with early preventive dental care among Medicaid-enrolled children in AlabamaJAMA Pediatrics.  171:335-341. 2017
2017 An assessment of the CHIP/medicaid quality measure for ADHDAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  23:e1-e9. 2017
2017 Man Versus Machine: Comparing Double Data Entry and Optical Mark Recognition for Processing CAHPS Survey Data 2017
2016 Addressing stroke risk factors in Black and White Americans: Findings from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 2009-2010 2016
2016 Preventive Dental Care and Long-Term Dental Outcomes among ALL Kids EnrolleesHealth Services Research.  51:2242-2257. 2016
2016 Comparison of long-term care in nursing homes versus home health: Costs and outcomes in AlabamaGerontologist.  56:215-221. 2016
2016 The effects of state-level expenditures for home- and community-based services on the risk of becoming a long-stay nursing home resident after hip fractureOsteoporosis International.  27:953-961. 2016
2016 The great recession of 2007-2009 and public insurance coverage for children in alabama: Enrollment and claims data from 1999-2011Public Health Reports.  131:348-356. 2016
2016 Health expenditure concentration and characteristics of high-cost enrollees in CHIPInquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  53. 2016
2015 Can Nonurgent Emergency Department Care Costs be Reduced? Empirical Evidence from a U.S. Nationally Representative SampleJournal of Emergency Medicine.  49:347-354. 2015
2015 Enrollment, expenditures, and utilization after chip expansion: Evidence from alabamaAcademic Pediatrics.  15:258-266. 2015
2015 The impact of texting bans on motor vehicle crash-related hospitalizationsAmerican Journal of Public Health.  105:859-865. 2015
2015 Adverse selection in the children's health insurance programInquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  52. 2015
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Health care financing review.  4. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Health care financing review.  4. 2014
2014 Changes in use of county public health services following implementation of Alabama’s immigration lawJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  25:1844-1852. 2014
2014 Impact of texting laws on motor vehicular fatalities in the united statesAmerican Journal of Public Health.  104:1370-1377. 2014
2013 Characteristics of low-severity emergency department use among CHIP enrolleesAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  19. 2013
2013 Co-payments and the use of emergency department services in the Children'S Health Insurance ProgramMedical Care Research and Review.  70:514-530. 2013
2013 Effectiveness of preventive dental visits in reducing nonpreventive dental visits and expendituresPediatrics.  131:1107-1113. 2013
2013 Measuring prevention more broadly: an empirical assessment of CHIPRA core measuresHealth care financing review.  3. 2013
2013 Mortality following bone metastasis and skeletal-related events among patients 65 years and above with lung cancer: A population-based analysis of U.S. Medicare beneficiaries, 1999-2006Lung India.  30:20-26. 2013
2012 Changes in eye protection behavior following an occupational eye injuryWorkplace Health and Safety.  60:393-400. 2012
2012 Tattoo frequency and types among homicides and other deaths, 2007-2008: A matched case-control studyAmerican Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology.  33:202-205. 2012
2012 The epidemiology of chemical eye injuriesCurrent Eye Research.  37:787-793. 2012
2012 Did copayment changes reduce health service utilization among CHIP enrollees? Evidence from alabamaHealth Services Research.  47:1603-1620. 2012
2012 The epidemiology of lawn trimmer injuries in the United States: 2000-2009Journal of Safety Research.  43:137-139. 2012
2012 The impact of CHIP coverage on children with asthma in AlabamaClinical Pediatrics.  51:247-253. 2012
2012 A case-crossover study of risk factors for occupational eye injuriesJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  54:42-47. 2012
2012 Mortality following bone metastasis and skeletal-related events among women with breast cancer: A population-based analysis of U.S. Medicare beneficiaries, 1999-2006Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.  131:231-238. 2012
2012 The effects of premium changes on ALL Kids, Alabama's CHIP programHealth care financing review.  2. 2012
2011 Continuity of insurance coverage and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations/ED visits: Evidence from the children's health insurance programClinical Pediatrics.  50:963-973. 2011
2011 Corneal dystrophy recurrence 2011
2011 Mortality following bone metastasis and skeletal-related events among men with prostate cancer: A population-based analysis of US Medicare beneficiaries, 1999-2006Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.  14:177-183. 2011
2011 Enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography of the choroid in idiopathic macular holeAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology.  151:560-561. 2011
2010 Comment on "a case-matched controlled study on high-voltage electrical injuries vs thermal burns"Journal of Burn Care and Research.  31:214. 2010
2009 Intervening to improve health indicators among Australian farm families 2009

Full Name

  • Justin Blackburn