Manuscripts, Posters, and Presentations

Specializing in Scientific and Medical Communications

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Adherence


Emergency Room Visits, Lost Time and Productivity Costs in Employees with Coronary Artery Disease Are Impacted by Medication Adherence

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Coronary Artery Disease

Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Major Depressive Disorder

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Major Depressive Disorder

Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Diabetes

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Diabetes

Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Diabetes, Depression, and Coronary Artery Disease

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Coronary Artery Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Major Depressive Disorder

The Impact of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation or Suicide Attempts on Caregivers: A Comparison of Direct and Indirect Costs Using Objectively Measured Real-world Data

Poster Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts

The Impact of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation or Suicide Attempts on Caregivers: A Comparison of Direct and Indirect Costs Using Objectively Measured Real-world Data

Poster Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts

Changes in Mental Health-Related Insurance Claims Costs Among Patients Treated for Bipolar Disorder

Poster Keywords: Gastroenterology, Medicaid

Medication Adherence and the Direct Medical and Prescription Cost Impact of Fixed vs Loose Dose Thiazolidinedione Combination Products Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Diabetes

Medication adherence with Disease modifying treatments for multiple sclerosis: Findings from a US National database of employees

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Multiple Sclerosis

Persistence with Leuprolide Acetate in patients with Prostate Cancer

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Cancer



Back Pain


Caregiver Trends in Absence Payments and Lost Time Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees Whose Spouses Have Back Pain in the United States

Poster Keywords: Back Pain, Caregiver

Trends in Leaves Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Back Pain in the United States

Poster Keywords: Back Pain, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue, Pain

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR as PMS10, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Work Absence and Absence Costs in Patients with Osteoarthritis (OA) and Low Back Pain (LBP) in the United States

Poster Keywords: Opioids, Osteoarthritis, Pain



Biologic


Biologic, Biosimilar and Specialty Drug Utilization Trends Among US Employers

Poster Keywords: Biologic, Biosimilars, Specialty Pharmaceuticals



Biosimilars


Biologic, Biosimilar and Specialty Drug Utilization Trends Among US Employers

Poster Keywords: Biologic, Biosimilars, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Biosimilar adoption, benefit-use claims & dollars

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: A similar version of this poster will be presented at ISPOR 2021 Annual European Meeting, November 30-December 3, 2021


Factors influencing the economics of biosimilars in the US.

Manuscript Keywords: Biosimilars, Editorial

Biosimilars in the USA: Will New Efforts to Spur Approvals and Access Spur Uptake and Cost Savings?

Manuscript Keywords: Biosimilars, Editorial

Management of Specialty Drugs, Specialty Pharmacies and Biosimilars in the United States

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Management of Specialty Pharmacies, Specialty and Biosimilar products 

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

The 2018 US Payor Landscape: Trends and Results fromFormulary Management Surveys

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Formulary, Payors / Payers



Cancer


Caregiver Absence Time and Payments Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees Whose Spouses Have Cancer in the United States

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Caregiver

Prevalence and Leaves Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Cancer

Poster Keywords: Cancer

Cancer caregiver absence cost and lost time

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: A similar poster will be presented at the ISPOR 2021 Annual European Meeting, November 30-December 3, 2021


Persistence with Leuprolide Acetate in patients with Prostate Cancer

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Cancer

United States Health Plan Cancer Concerns in 2018

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Genetic Testing, Payors / Payers



Cardiovascular


Emergency Room Visits, Lost Time and Productivity Costs in Employees with Coronary Artery Disease Are Impacted by Medication Adherence

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Coronary Artery Disease

Absence Time and Payments due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Circulatory Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Cardiovascular, Circulatory



Caregiver


Caregiver Trends in Absence Payments and Lost Time Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees Whose Spouses Have Back Pain in the United States

Poster Keywords: Back Pain, Caregiver

Caregiver Absence Payments and Lost Time Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees Whose Spouses Have Mental Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Caregiver, Mental Disorders

Caregiver Absence Time and Payments Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees Whose Spouses Have Cancer in the United States

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Caregiver

Clinical and Economic Burden of Employees Who Are Care Partners of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Poster Keywords: Caregiver, Comparative Data, Multiple Sclerosis

Cancer caregiver absence cost and lost time

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: A similar poster will be presented at the ISPOR 2021 Annual European Meeting, November 30-December 3, 2021


Direct and Indirect Costs Among Caregivers of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation or Suicidal Attempt

Manuscript Keywords: Depression, Suicide Attempts

Healthcare Costs and Absenteeism Among Caregivers of Adults with Partial-Onset Seizures: Analysis of Claims from an Employer Database

Manuscript Keywords: Caregiver, Epilepsy



Circulatory


Absence Time and Payments due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Circulatory Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Cardiovascular, Circulatory



Covid


Predicting New Mental Health Cases Pre- vs. Post COVID-19: A Comparison of Medical-Only and Integrated Data

Poster Keywords: Covid, Mental Health



Dermatology


Absence Time and Payments Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Skin Conditions in the United States

Poster Keywords: Dermatology



Diabetes


Prevalence and Leaves Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Diabetes

Poster Keywords: Diabetes

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021) , this poster was encored at: • ISPOR (as poster PDB50), May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021




Diagnostics


Specialty Pharmacy, Diagnostic and Genetic Testing Coverage in US Health Plans: Results from a Survey of Medical and Pharmacy Directors

Poster Keywords: Diagnostic Testing, Genetic Testing, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Pharmacy

United States Health Plan Cancer Concerns in 2018

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Genetic Testing, Payors / Payers



Digital Health


Survey Results of Contemporary US Health Plan Policies – Affordable Care Act (ACA), Digital Technologies, Value Based Contracting (VBC) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)

Poster Keywords: Comparative Effectiveness Research, Digital Health, Payors / Payers



Editorial


Factors influencing the economics of biosimilars in the US.

Manuscript Keywords: Biosimilars, Editorial

Biosimilars in the USA: Will New Efforts to Spur Approvals and Access Spur Uptake and Cost Savings?

Manuscript Keywords: Biosimilars, Editorial

Specialty pharmaceuticals and the quest for better outcomes

Poster Keywords: Editorial, Specialty Pharmaceuticals



Endocrinology


Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Diabetes

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Diabetes

Absence Payments and Lost Time Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Non-Diabetic Endocrine Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Endocrine Disorders

Health Benefit Costs and Absenteeism Among Employed Patients With Acromegaly

Manuscript Keywords: Acromegaly

Other Showings: Endocr Pract . 2021 May 30;S1530-891X(21)00571-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eprac.2021.04.412.


Burden of acromegaly in the United States: increased health services utilization, location of care, and costs of care

Manuscript Keywords: Acromegaly

Prevalence and Leaves Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Diabetes

Poster Keywords: Diabetes

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021) , this poster was encored at: • ISPOR (as poster PDB50), May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Healthcare services utilization and costs associated with the management of patients living with acromegaly

Poster Keywords: Acromegaly

Acromegaly significantly impacts employees’ health benefit costs and increases work absenteeism

Poster Keywords: Acromegaly

United States comparative costs and absenteeism of diabetic ophthalmic conditions

Manuscript Keywords: Diabetes, Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Ophthalmology

Comparative Health Benefit Costs of Employees with Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, or Diabetes Versus No Diabetes in the United States

Poster Keywords: Comparative Data, Diabetes, Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Ophthalmic Study

Medication Possession Ratio and Health Benefit Cost Comparisons in Type 2 Diabetic Patients using Fixed and Loose Dose Thiazolidinedione Combination Products. Presented at the American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting June 7-9, 2008, San Francisco, CA.

Poster Keywords: Diabetes

Progression to Adjunctive Therapy among Commercially-Insured Patients with Partial Onset Epilepsy. 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 18

Poster Keywords: Epilepsy



Gastroenterology


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Digestive System (Gastrointestinal) Conditions in the United States

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Comparisons of Employee Workers’ Compensation Costs and Absence Days Using a National Database

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Cost of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease to the employer: a US perspective

Manuscript Keywords: GERD

Functional Dyspepsia Impacts Absenteeism and Direct and Indirect Costs

Manuscript Keywords: Functional Dyspepsia

Functional gastrointestinal disorder comorbidities: Comparisons of prevalence and costs in the 6 months before and after diagnoses of constipation (C) and irritable bowel syndrome and constipation (IBS+C)

Manuscript, Poster Keywords: Chronic Constipation, Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Objective measurement of work absence and on-the-job productivity: a case-control study of US employees with and without gastroesophageal reflux disease

Manuscript Keywords: GERD

Direct cost similarities by point of service for persons with Constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation in the 6 Months Before and After Diagnosis: An employer perspective

Poster Keywords: Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Annual Objective Productivity (Presenteeism) Across Several Diseases: Bipolar Disorders, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, and Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Assessment of Work Absences Associated with Constipation

Poster Keywords: Constipation

Comorbidities during the year following diagnosis for persons with and without GERD using the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) 261 Specific Categories

Poster Keywords: GERD

Cost estimates of chronic constipation in California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) patients

Poster Keywords: Chronic Constipation, Medicaid

Incremental Sick Leave Costs and Lost Time Among Employees with Psychiatric and Medical Conditions

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Objective measurement of hourly and annual productivity while at work in employees with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) compared with employees without GERD

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Objective Measurement of Productivity While at Work in US Employees with and without Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Poster Keywords: GERD

Prevalence, Costs and Services of Comorbid conditions associated with Functional Dyspepsia

Poster Keywords: Functional Dyspepsia

Retrospective Analysis of Switching from a Twice-Daily Proton Pump Inhibitor to Once-Daily Esomeprazole

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Comparative Data, GERD

Similarities between Constipation with and without Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Medicaid population: Costs trends by category in the 12 months after diagnosis from 1997 to 2002 using a random sample of California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) data

Poster Keywords: Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicaid

The Likelihood of Having Functional Dyspepsia Based on Other Comorbid Conditions

Poster Keywords: Functional Dyspepsia

The Prevalence and Costs to Treat Comorbidities in Persons with Constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation in the 6 Months After Diagnosis: An Employer Perspective

Poster Keywords: Chronic Constipation, Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Prevalence and Costs to Treat GI Comorbidities in Persons with Constipation The American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting

Poster Keywords: Constipation



Hepatology


The Impact of Hepatitis-C Viral (HCV) Infection on Work Absence, Productivity, and Healthcare Benefit Costs

Manuscript, Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C, Virology

Annual Objective Productivity (Presenteeism) Across Several Diseases: Bipolar Disorders, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, and Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Comparison of Direct Medical Costs and Services by Point of Service and Prescription Cost for Persons With Hepatitis-C With and Without Treatment

Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C, Virology

The Direct and Indirect Costs of Employees with Hepatitis C Vary by Stage of Disease. Presented at Academy Health’s 2014 Annual Research Meeting

Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C

The Impact of Hepatitis-C Viral (HCV) Treatment on Work Absence and Productivity

Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C, HIV, Virology



IVR


Multilingual Interactive Voice Response System for Patient Reported Outcomes in Multiple Countries

Poster Keywords: IVR Systems



Managed Care


Observations from U.S. Payors Today and Predictions for the Future

Poster Keywords: Formulary, Payors / Payers

The 2015 US Payor Landscape: Results from a Survey of Medical and Pharmacy Directors on Formulary Management

Poster Keywords: Formulary

The 2018 US Payor Landscape: Trends and Results fromFormulary Management Surveys

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Formulary, Payors / Payers



Mental Health


Caregiver Absence Payments and Lost Time Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees Whose Spouses Have Mental Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Caregiver, Mental Disorders

Predicting New Mental Health Cases Pre- vs. Post COVID-19: A Comparison of Medical-Only and Integrated Data

Poster Keywords: Covid, Mental Health

Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Major Depressive Disorder

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Major Depressive Disorder

Integrated Data Models Outperform Direct Claims Only Models in Predicting New Mental Health Cases

Poster Keywords: Data Models, Methodology, Payors / Payers

Disability and workers’ compensation trends for employees with mental disorders and SUDs in the United States

Manuscript Keywords: Payors / Payers

Direct and Indirect Costs Among Caregivers of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation or Suicidal Attempt

Manuscript Keywords: Depression, Suicide Attempts

Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Substance Abuse Mental Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the CPNP [College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, this poster was encored at: • Academy Health Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Mental Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Mental Disorders

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the CPNP [College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • Academy Health Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


The Impact of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation or Suicide Attempts on Caregivers: A Comparison of Direct and Indirect Costs Using Objectively Measured Real-world Data

Poster Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts

The Impact of Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation or Suicide Attempts on Caregivers: A Comparison of Direct and Indirect Costs Using Objectively Measured Real-world Data

Poster Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Attempts

Comparisons of Employee Workers’ Compensation Costs and Absence Days Using a National Database

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

The economic impact of bipolar disorder in an employed population from an employer perspective

Manuscript Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Annual Direct and Indirect Costs of US Employees with Bipolar Disorders, Schizophrenia and Controls from 2001 to 2011

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Comparative Data, Schizophrenia

Annual Objective Productivity (Presenteeism) Across Several Diseases: Bipolar Disorders, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, and Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Annual Total Medical Costs For Bipolar Disorder Patients Treated With Antipsychotics

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Incremental Health Benefits Cost of Bipolar Disorder among Insured Employees

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Incremental Health Benefits Cost of Bipolar Disorder among Insured Employees

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Incremental Sick Leave Costs and Lost Time Among Employees with Psychiatric and Medical Conditions

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Likelihood of employment termination for employees with Bipolar Disorder treated with different psychotropic Medications

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Logistic Regression to Identify the Factors Predicting the Likelihood of Lurasidone Initiation in a US Employer Database.

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Lost Work Days and Emergency Department Visits among Patients Treated for Bipolar Disorder

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Objective measurement of hourly and annual productivity while at work in employees with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) compared with employees without GERD

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Physical and Mental Comorbidities among Employees with Bipolar Disorder: Analysis of AHRQ 261 Specific Categories

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder

Physical and Mental Comorbidities among Employees with Bipolar Disorder: Analysis of Major Diagnostic Categories

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder



Methodology


Predicting New Mental Health Cases Pre- vs. Post COVID-19: A Comparison of Medical-Only and Integrated Data

Poster Keywords: Covid, Mental Health

Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Diabetes, Depression, and Coronary Artery Disease

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Coronary Artery Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Major Depressive Disorder

Integrated Data Models Outperform Direct Claims Only Models in Predicting New Mental Health Cases

Poster Keywords: Data Models, Methodology, Payors / Payers

Methodological Issues in Classifying Adjunct Anti Epileptic Drug (AED) treatment in claims data: Analysis of the effect of the minimum AED Co-administration period.

Poster Keywords: Epilepsy, Methodology

The Use of Quintile Analysis as a Measure of Disease Severity: A Comparison Within and Across Diseases

Poster Keywords: Quintile Analysis



Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue


Absence Time and Payments due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Musculoskeletal System Conditions

Poster Keywords: Musculoskeletal Conditions

Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Bone Diseases in the United States

Poster Keywords: Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR (As poster PMS34), May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Leaves Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Back Pain in the United States

Poster Keywords: Back Pain, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue, Pain

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR as PMS10, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation For Employees with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Poster Keywords: Pain, Payors / Payers, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021), where the poster was awarded a Bronze Ribbon, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021




Neurology


Absence Time and Payments Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Nervous System Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Nervous System Disorders

Clinical and Economic Burden of Employees Who Are Care Partners of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Poster Keywords: Caregiver, Comparative Data, Multiple Sclerosis

Absence Benefit Utilization, Duration of Leaves, and Payments Vary By Benefit and over Time for Short- and Long-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Headaches and Migraines in the United States

Poster Keywords: Headache, Migraine

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


The implications of suboptimal year-1 outcomes with disease-modifying therapy in employees with multiple sclerosis

Manuscript Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Multiple Sclerosis in the United States

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the CPNP [College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • CMSC Annual Meeting, October 18-20, 2021 (citation: International Journal of MS Care 2021.23(Sup2):70


Assessing Presence of MS-Related Symptoms as a Proxy for Disease Severity in Multiple Sclerosis Using Administrative Claims Data

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

Healthcare Costs and Absenteeism Among Caregivers of Adults with Partial-Onset Seizures: Analysis of Claims from an Employer Database

Manuscript Keywords: Caregiver, Epilepsy

The Implications of Suboptimal Treatment Outcomes with Disease-Modifying Drugs in Employees with Multiple Sclerosis

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

The Implications of Suboptimal Treatment Outcomes with Disease-Modifying Drugs in Employees with Multiple Sclerosis

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

The Implications of Suboptimal Treatment Outcomes with Disease-Modifying Drugs in Employees with Multiple Sclerosis

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

Comparing costs and absences for Multiple Sclerosis among US employees: pre- and post-treatment initiation

Manuscript Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

Annual Objective Productivity (Presenteeism) Across Several Diseases: Bipolar Disorders, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, and Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Assessment of Work Absences Associated with Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Commonly used adjunctive therapies for persons with partial­ onset seizures

Poster Keywords: Epilepsy

Incremental Sick Leave Costs and Lost Time Among Employees with Psychiatric and Medical Conditions

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Methodological Issues in Classifying Adjunct Anti Epileptic Drug (AED) treatment in claims data: Analysis of the effect of the minimum AED Co-administration period.

Poster Keywords: Epilepsy, Methodology

Objective Costs and Prevalence of Comorbidities for Persons with and without Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Objective measurement of hourly and annual productivity while at work in employees with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) compared with employees without GERD

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Prevalence and Costs of Comorbidities Among Persons with and without Multiple Sclerosis: An Analysis of the AHRQ Major and Specific Diagnostic Categories

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

Severity of Illness Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: An Analysis of Cost Quintiles.

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis

The Impact of Multiple Sclerosis On Absenteeism

Poster Keywords: Multiple Sclerosis



Ophthalmology


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Eye (Ophthalmic) Conditions in the United States

Poster Keywords: Ophthalmology

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at: ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


United States comparative costs and absenteeism of diabetic ophthalmic conditions

Manuscript Keywords: Diabetes, Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Ophthalmology

Comparative Health Benefit Costs of Employees with Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, or Diabetes Versus No Diabetes in the United States

Poster Keywords: Comparative Data, Diabetes, Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Ophthalmic Study



Opioids


Work Absence and Absence Costs in Patients with Osteoarthritis (OA) and Low Back Pain (LBP) in the United States

Poster Keywords: Opioids, Osteoarthritis, Pain



Osteoarthritis


Work Absence and Absence Costs in Patients with Osteoarthritis (OA) and Low Back Pain (LBP) in the United States

Poster Keywords: Opioids, Osteoarthritis, Pain



Pain


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Bone Diseases in the United States

Poster Keywords: Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR (As poster PMS34), May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Leaves Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Back Pain in the United States

Poster Keywords: Back Pain, Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue, Pain

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR as PMS10, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation For Employees with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Poster Keywords: Pain, Payors / Payers, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021), where the poster was awarded a Bronze Ribbon, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Work Absence and Absence Costs in Patients with Osteoarthritis (OA) and Low Back Pain (LBP) in the United States

Poster Keywords: Opioids, Osteoarthritis, Pain

A Healthcare Claims Database Analysis to Estimate the Prevalence of Chronic Opioid Use by Adult Patients in the United States

Poster Keywords: Opioid

Add-back therapy use and its impact on LA persistence in patients with endometriosis

Manuscript Keywords: Pain, Womens Health

Chronic gout: epidemiology, disease progression, treatment and disease burden

Manuscript Keywords: Gout, Pain

Metabolic syndrome-related conditions among people with and without gout: prevalence and resource use

Manuscript Keywords: Gout, Pain

The economic burden of gout on an employed population

Manuscript Keywords: Gout, Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lost Days and Productivity Impact of Gout

Poster Keywords: Gout, Pain



Payor


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Digestive System (Gastrointestinal) Conditions in the United States

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or Connective Tissue Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Lupus, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Biosimilar adoption, benefit-use claims & dollars

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: A similar version of this poster will be presented at ISPOR 2021 Annual European Meeting, November 30-December 3, 2021


Cancer caregiver absence cost and lost time

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: A similar poster will be presented at the ISPOR 2021 Annual European Meeting, November 30-December 3, 2021


Medication Adherence Impacts Lost Time, Productivity Costs and Emergency Room Visits in Employees with Diabetes, Depression, and Coronary Artery Disease

Poster Keywords: Adherence, Coronary Artery Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Major Depressive Disorder

Integrated Data Models Outperform Direct Claims Only Models in Predicting New Mental Health Cases

Poster Keywords: Data Models, Methodology, Payors / Payers

Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation For Employees with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Poster Keywords: Pain, Payors / Payers, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021), where the poster was awarded a Bronze Ribbon, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Osteoarthritis

Poster Keywords: Osteoarthritis, Pain, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021), this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Mental Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Mental Disorders

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the CPNP [College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • Academy Health Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Cost estimates of chronic constipation in California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) patients

Poster Keywords: Chronic Constipation, Medicaid

Management of Specialty Drugs, Specialty Pharmacies and Biosimilars in the United States

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Observations from U.S. Payors Today and Predictions for the Future

Poster Keywords: Formulary, Payors / Payers

Similarities between Constipation with and without Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Medicaid population: Costs trends by category in the 12 months after diagnosis from 1997 to 2002 using a random sample of California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) data

Poster Keywords: Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicaid

Survey Results of Contemporary US Health Plan Policies – Affordable Care Act (ACA), Digital Technologies, Value Based Contracting (VBC) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)

Poster Keywords: Comparative Effectiveness Research, Digital Health, Payors / Payers

The 2015 US Payor Landscape for Specialty Pharmacy: Results from a Survey of Medical and Pharmacy Directors.

Poster Keywords: Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Pharmacy

The 2018 US Payor Landscape: Trends and Results fromFormulary Management Surveys

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Formulary, Payors / Payers

The United States Specialty Pharmacy Payor Landscape

Poster Keywords: Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmacy

The Use of Comparative Effectiveness Research and Evidence Based Medicine in US Payor Decision Making

Poster Keywords: Comparative Effectiveness Research, Payors / Payers

United States Health Plan Cancer Concerns in 2018

Poster Keywords: Cancer, Genetic Testing, Payors / Payers



Pulmonary


Pediatric Asthma: An Employer Perspective on Annual Employee and Dependent Costs for Medical Care and Prescription Drugs

Poster Keywords: Asthma, Pulmonology



Pulmonology


Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Sick Leave, Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Respiratory Conditions

Poster Keywords: Pulmonology

Pediatric Asthma: An Employer Perspective on Annual Employee and Dependent Costs for Medical Care and Prescription Drugs

Poster Keywords: Asthma, Pulmonology



Renal


The role of sevelamer in achieving the kidney disease outcomes quality initiative (K/DOQI) guidelines for hyperphosphatemia

Manuscript Keywords: ESRD



Rheumatology


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or Connective Tissue Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Lupus, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the ISPOR 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, May 17-20, 2021, this poster was encored at ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation For Employees with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Poster Keywords: Pain, Payors / Payers, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021), where the poster was awarded a Bronze Ribbon, this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Trends in Absence Time and Payments Due to Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation for Employees with Osteoarthritis

Poster Keywords: Osteoarthritis, Pain, Payors / Payers

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the AMCP [Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting (April 12-16, 2021), this poster was encored at: • ISPOR, May 17-20, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021


Comparisons of Employee Workers’ Compensation Costs and Absence Days Using a National Database

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Chronic gout: epidemiology, disease progression, treatment and disease burden

Manuscript Keywords: Gout, Pain

Metabolic syndrome-related conditions among people with and without gout: prevalence and resource use

Manuscript Keywords: Gout, Pain

The economic burden of gout on an employed population

Manuscript Keywords: Gout, Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Annual Objective Productivity (Presenteeism) Across Several Diseases: Bipolar Disorders, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, and Insomnia

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

Lost Days and Productivity Impact of Gout

Poster Keywords: Gout, Pain

Objective measurement of hourly and annual productivity while at work in employees with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) compared with employees without GERD

Poster Keywords: Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Comparative Data, Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders



Specialty


Biologic, Biosimilar and Specialty Drug Utilization Trends Among US Employers

Poster Keywords: Biologic, Biosimilars, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

2021 National Association of Specialty Pharmacy: Research Presentation Abstracts

Manuscript Keywords: Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Other Showings: Introduction to the abstract & posters supplement from the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy


Management of Specialty Drugs, Specialty Pharmacies and Biosimilars in the United States

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Management of Specialty Pharmacies, Specialty and Biosimilar products 

Poster Keywords: Biosimilars, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Specialty pharmaceuticals and the quest for better outcomes

Poster Keywords: Editorial, Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Specialty Pharmacy, Diagnostic and Genetic Testing Coverage in US Health Plans: Results from a Survey of Medical and Pharmacy Directors

Poster Keywords: Diagnostic Testing, Genetic Testing, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Pharmacy

The 2015 US Payor Landscape for Specialty Pharmacy: Results from a Survey of Medical and Pharmacy Directors.

Poster Keywords: Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Specialty Pharmacy

The United States Specialty Pharmacy Payor Landscape

Poster Keywords: Payors / Payers, Specialty Pharmacy



SUD (Substance Use Disorders)


Disability and workers’ compensation trends for employees with mental disorders and SUDs in the United States

Manuscript Keywords: Payors / Payers



SUDs (Substance Use Disorders)


Long- and Short-Term Disability and Workers’ Compensation Trends for Employees with Substance Abuse Mental Disorders in the United States

Poster Keywords: Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse

Other Showings: In addition to the presentation at the CPNP [College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists] 2021 Annual (Virtual) Meeting, this poster was encored at: • Academy Health Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2021 • ISPE, August 23-25, 2021




Virology


Comparisons of Employee Workers’ Compensation Costs and Absence Days Using a National Database

Poster Keywords: Acid Related Diseases, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Constipation, Functional Dyspepsia, GERD, Gout, Hepatitis-C, Insomnia And Sleep Disorders

The Impact of Hepatitis-C Viral (HCV) Infection on Work Absence, Productivity, and Healthcare Benefit Costs

Manuscript, Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C, Virology

Comparison of Direct Medical Costs and Services by Point of Service and Prescription Cost for Persons With Hepatitis-C With and Without Treatment

Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C, Virology

The Impact of Hepatitis-C Viral (HCV) Treatment on Work Absence and Productivity

Poster Keywords: Hepatitis-C, HIV, Virology



Womens Health


Add-back therapy use and its impact on LA persistence in patients with endometriosis

Manuscript Keywords: Pain, Womens Health



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