Bruce Friedman, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Bruce Friedman, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box CU420644
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-6741
Administrative: (585) 276-5162
Fax: (585) 461-4532

Journal Articles

Showing all 51 journal articles available.

2014
Friedman B; Li Y; Liebel DV; Powers BA. "Effects of a home visiting nurse intervention versus care as usual on individual activities of daily living: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial". BMC geriatrics. 2014; 14(24).
2014
Shih H-C; Temkin-Greener H; Votava K; Friedman B. "Medicare home health care patient case-mix before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997: effect on dual eligible beneficiaries". Home health care services quarterly. 2014; 33(1): 58-76.
2013 Nov
Riffin C, Löckenhoff CE, Pillemer K, Friedman B, Costa PT. "Care recipient agreeableness is associated with caregiver subjective physical health status." The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences.. 2013 Nov; 68(6):927-30. Epub 2012 Dec 11.
2013 Sep
Friedman B, Veazie PJ, Chapman BP, Manning WG, Duberstein PR. "Is personality associated with health care use by older adults?" The Milbank quarterly. 2013 Sep; 91(3):491-527.
2013 Jan
Li Y, Liebel DV, Friedman B. "An investigation into which individual instrumental activities of daily living are affected by a home visiting nurse intervention." Age and ageing.. 2013 Jan; 42(1):27-33. Epub 2012 Oct 03.
2012 Apr
Richardson TM, Friedman B, Podgorski C, Knox K, Fisher S, He H, Conwell Y. "Depression and its correlates among older adults accessing aging services." The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.. 2012 Apr; 20(4):346-54.
2012 Jan
Liebel DV, Powers BA, Friedman B, Watson NM. "Barriers and facilitators to optimize function and prevent disability worsening: a content analysis of a nurse home visit intervention." Journal of advanced nursing. 2012 Jan; 68(1):80-93. Epub 2011 Jun 07.
2012
Liebel DV, Friedman B, Watson NM, Powers BA. "Which components of a primary care affiliated home visiting nurse program are associated with disability maintenance/improvement?" Home health care services quarterly. 2012 31(2):155-80.
2011 Oct
Noyes K, Liu H, Lyness JM, Friedman B. "Medicare beneficiaries with depression: comparing diagnoses in claims data with the results of screening." Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2011 Oct; 62(10):1159-66.
2011 Sep
Löckenhoff CE, Duberstein PR, Friedman B, Costa PT. "Five-factor personality traits and subjective health among caregivers: the role of caregiver strain and self-efficacy." Psychology and aging. 2011 Sep; 26(3):592-604.
2011 Aug
Li C, Dick AW, Fiscella K, Conwell Y, Friedman B. "Effect of usual source of care on depression among Medicare beneficiaries: an application of a simultaneous-equations model." Health services research.. 2011 Aug; 46(4):1059-81. Epub 2011 Feb 09.
2011 Feb 1
Xian Y, Holloway RG, Noyes K, Shah MN, Friedman B. "Racial differences in mortality among patients with acute ischemic stroke: an observational study." Annals of internal medicine.. 2011 Feb 1; 154(3):152-9.
2011 Jan 26
Xian Y, Holloway RG, Chan PS, Noyes K, Shah MN, Ting HH, Chappel AR, Peterson ED, Friedman B. "Association between stroke center hospitalization for acute ischemic stroke and mortality." JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association.. 2011 Jan 26; 305(4):373-80.
2011
Fan L, Shah MN, Veazie PJ, Friedman B. "Factors associated with emergency department use among the rural elderly." The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association. 2011 27(1):39-49.
2010 Aug
Simning A, Richardson TM, Friedman B, Boyle LL, Podgorski C, Conwell Y. "Mental distress and service utilization among help-seeking, community-dwelling older adults." International psychogeriatrics. 2010 Aug; 22(5):739-49. Epub 2010 May 18.
2010 Feb
Xian Y, Pan W, Peterson ED, Heidenreich PA, Cannon CP, Hernandez AF, Friedman B, Holloway RG, Fonarow GC, . "Are quality improvements associated with the Get With the Guidelines-Coronary Artery Disease (GWTG-CAD) program sustained over time? A longitudinal comparison of GWTG-CAD hospitals versus non-GWTG-CAD hospitals." American heart journal.. 2010 Feb; 159(2):207-14.
2010
Meng H, Wamsley BR, Friedman B, Liebel D, Dixon DA, Gao S, Oakes D, Eggert GM. "Impact of body mass index on the effectiveness of a disease management-health promotion intervention on disability status." American journal of health promotion : AJHP.. 2010 24(3):214-22.
2010
Meng H, Friedman B, Wamsley BR, Van Nostrand JF, Eggert GM. "Choice of personal assistance services providers by medicare beneficiaries using a consumer-directed benefit: rural-urban differences." The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association. 2010 26(4):392-401.
2009 Jul
Weiss A, Sutin AR, Duberstein PR, Friedman B, Bagby RM, Costa PT. "The personality domains and styles of the five-factor model are related to incident depression in Medicare recipients aged 65 to 100." The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.. 2009 Jul; 17(7):591-601.
2009 Jun
Chapman BP, Shah M, Friedman B, Drayer R, Duberstein PR, Lyness JM. "Personality traits predict emergency department utilization over 3 years in older patients." The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.. 2009 Jun; 17(6):526-35.
2009 Apr
Liebel DV, Friedman B, Watson NM, Powers BA. "Review of nurse home visiting interventions for community-dwelling older persons with existing disability." Medical care research and review : MCRR. 2009 Apr; 66(2):119-46. Epub 2008 Dec 29.
2009 Apr
Crilly JF, Caine ED, Lamberti JS, Brown T, Friedman B. "Mental health services use and symptom prevalence in a cohort of adults on probation." Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association.. 2009 Apr; 60(4):542-4.
2009 Apr
Friedman B, Delavan RL, Sheeran TH, Bruce ML. "The effect of major and minor depression on Medicare home healthcare services use." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2009 Apr; 57(4):669-75.
2009
Meng, H.; Friedman, B.; Dick, AW.; Liebel, D,; Wamsley, BR,; Eggert, GM,; Mukamel, DB. "Impact of a Disease Management-Health Promotion Nurse Intervention on Personal Assistance Use and Expenditures". Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 2009; 28(4): 113-129.
2009
Friedman B, Wamsley BR, Liebel DV, Saad ZB, Eggert GM. "Patient satisfaction, empowerment, and health and disability status effects of a disease management-health promotion nurse intervention among Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities." The Gerontologist.. 2009 49(6):778-92. Epub 2009 Jul 08.
2008
Jensen, PM; Saunders, RL; Thierer, T; Friedman, B. "Factors Associated with Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Community-Dwelling Elderly Persons with Disabilities." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2008; 56(4): 711-717.
2008
Lee, BW; Conwell, Y; Shah, MN; Barker, WH; Delavan, RL; Friedman, B. "Major Depression and Emergency Medical Services Utilization in Community-Dwelling Elderly Persons with Disabilities". International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2008; 23: 1276-1282.
2008
Friedman, B; Lyness, JM; Delavan, RL, Li, C; Barker, WH. "Major Depression and Disability in Older Primary Care Patients with Heart Failure". Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 2008; 21(2): 111-122.
2008
Shah, MN; Cushman, JT; Davis, CO; Bazarian, JJ; Auinger, P; Friedman, B. "The Epidemiology of Emergency Medical Services Use by Children: An Analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey". Prehospital Emergency Care. 2008; : 269-276.
2008
Walsh, P; Currier ,G; Shah, M; Lyness, J; Friedman, B. "Psychiatric Emergency Services for the US Elderly: 2008 and Beyond". American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2008; 16: 706-717.
2007
Friedman, B; Conwell, Y; Delavan, RL. "Correlates of Late Life Major Depression: A Comparison of Urban and Rural Primary Care Patients". American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2007; 15(1): 28-41.
2007
Li, C; Friedman, B, Conwell, Y; Fiscella, K. "Validity of the PHQ-2 in Identifying Major Depression among the Elderly". Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2007; 55(4): 596-602.
2007
Shah, MN; Bazarian, JJ; Lerner, EB, Fairbanks, RJ; Barker, WH; Auinger, P; Friedman, B. "The Epidemiology of Emergency Medical Services Use by Older Adults: An Analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey". Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007; 14(5): 441-48.
2007
Saunders, RL; Friedman, B. "Oral Health Conditions of Non-Institutionalized, Cognitively Intact, Disabled Aged Persons". Gerodontology. 2007; 24(2): 67-76.
2006 Apr
Meng H, Friedman B, Dick AW, Wamsley BR, Eggert GM, Mukamel D. "Effect of a voucher benefit on the demand for paid personal assistance." The Gerontologist.. 2006 Apr; 46(2):183-92.
2006
Meng, H; Friedman, B; Dick, A; Wamsley, BR; Eggert, GM; Mukamel, D. "The Demand for Personal Assistance: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial". The Gerontologist. 2006; 46(2): 183-92.
2006
Thierer, T; Friedman, B. "Preferences for Oral Health States in a US Community-Dwelling Functionally Impaired Older Adult Population: 2000-2001". Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 2006; 66(4): 248-54.
2005 Nov
Friedman B, Heisel M, Delavan R. "Validity of the SF-36 five-item Mental Health Index for major depression in functionally impaired, community-dwelling elderly patients." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2005 Nov; 53(11):1978-85.
2005 Sep
Friedman B, Heisel MJ, Delavan RL. "Psychometric properties of the 15-item geriatric depression scale in functionally impaired, cognitively intact, community-dwelling elderly primary care patients." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 2005 Sep; 53(9):1570-6.
2005 May
Friedman B, Conwell Y, Delavan RR, Wamsley BR, Eggert GM. "Depression and suicidal behaviors in Medicare primary care patients under age 65." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2005 May; 20(5):397-403.
2005 Apr
Meng H, Friedman B, Wamsley BR, Mukamel D, Eggert GM. "Effect of a consumer-directed voucher and a disease-management-health-promotion nurse intervention on home care use." The Gerontologist.. 2005 Apr; 45(2):167-76.
2005 Mar
Weiss A, Costa PT, Karuza J, Duberstein PR, Friedman B, McCrae RR. "Cross-sectional age differences in personality among medicare patients aged 65 to 100." Psychology and aging. 2005 Mar; 20(1):182-5.
2001
Zhan C; Sangl J; Bierman A; Miller M; Friedman B; Wickizer S and Meyer G. "Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in the Community-Dwelling Elderly: Findings from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey". JAMA. 2001; 286(22): 2833-2829. Link
1997 Oct
Kane RL, Friedman B. "State variations in Medicare expenditures." American journal of public health.. 1997 Oct; 87(10):1611-9.
1993 Oct
Friedman B, Kane RL. "HMO medical directors' perceptions of geriatric practice in Medicare HMOs." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 1993 Oct; 41(10):1144-9.
1991 Oct
Eggert GM, Zimmer JG, Hall WJ, Friedman B. "Case management: a randomized controlled study comparing a neighborhood team and a centralized individual model." Health services research.. 1991 Oct; 26(4):471-507.
1990
Eggert GM; Friedman B; and Zimmer JG. "Models of Intensive Case Management". Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 1990; 15(3/4): 75-101. Link
1988
Eggert GM and Friedman B. "Special Medicare Benefits and Patient Case Management Models for High Cost Patients". The Future of Health Care in America. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Education and Health of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, One Hundreth Congress, Second Session, Part 2, June 14, 16, 21, and 23.. 1988; . Link
1988
Eggert GM, Friedman B. "The need for special interventions for multiple hospital admission patients." Health care financing review. 1988 Spec No:57-67.
1986 Nov
Eggert GM, Delaney M, Friedman B. "Employer options to finance long-term care." Business and health. 1986 Nov; 4(1):15-7.
1986 Sep
Eggert GM, Friedman B. "Long term care options." The Internist. 1986 Sep; 27(8):18-22, 28.

Books

1996
Kane RL and Friedman B.. "Health Care and Services.". Encyclopedia of Gerontology. James R. Birren. : Academic Press, 1996. 635-641
1989
Friedman B and Eggert GM.. The ACCESS:Medicare Program: Reducing Hospital Use among Medicare Beneficiaries. Rochester, NY: Monroe County Long Term Care Program, Inc., 1989.
1986
Miller P, Jacobs MO, and Friedman B.. Report of the Monroe Community Hospital Strategic Planning Commission. Rochester, NY: Monroe Community Hospital Strategic Planning Commission, 1986.
1986
Friedman B and Jacobs MO.. Data Book on the Chronically Ill and Aged. Rochester, NY: Monroe Community Hospital Strategic Planning Commission, 1986.
1983
Friedman B.. Data Book for the Chronically Ill and Aged Task Force.. Rochester, NY: Upstate Health System, Inc., 1983.