AMGA Analytics

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Casanova, D., Kushner, R.F., Ciemins, E.L., Smolarz, B.G., Chambers, E., Leaver-Schmidt, E., Kennedy, J., Garvey, T. (2021) Building Successful Models in Primary Care to Improve the Management of Adult Patients with Obesity. Published online: March, Popul Health Manag. 2021.

Rattelman, C.R., Ciemins, E.L., Stempniewicz, N. et al. (2021) A Retrospective Analysis of Therapeutic Inertia in Type 2 Diabetes Management Across a Diverse Population of Health Care Organizations in the USA. Published online: 18 January, Diabetes Ther

Ciemins, E.L., Joshi, J., Cuddeback, J.K., Kushner, R.F., Horn, D.B., Garvey, W.T., (2020) Diagnosing Obesity as a First Step to Weight Loss an Observational StudyObesity, 28(12), 2305-2309.

Ciemins, E.L., Joshi, J., Horn, D. . .Cuddeback, J., (2020) Measuring What Matters: Beyond Quality Performance Measures in Caring for Adults with Obesity. Pop. Health Mngt., Online ahead of print, Nov. 11, 2020.

Sumida, K., Nadkami, G.N., Grams, M.E. . .Stempniewicz, N., (2020) Conversion of Urine Protein-Creatinine Ratio or Urine Dipstick Protein to Urine Albumin-Creatinine Ratio for Use in Chronic Kidney Disease Screening and Prognosis : An Individual Participant-Based Meta-analysis. Ann. Intern. Med., 173(6), 426-235.

Almaaitah, S., Ciemins, E. L., Joshi, V., Arora, A., Meskow, C., Rothberg, M. B. (2020). Variation in Patient Smoking Cessation Rates Among Health-Care Providers: An Observational Study. CHEST. 158(5): 2038-2046.

Ciemins, E.L., Mollis, B. L., Brant, J. M., Hassell, L. A., Albritton, S., Amoroso, P., Lloyd, A., Smith, J.M., Pflugeisen, B.M., Tuttle, K.R., Baldwin, L. M. (2020). Clinician engagement in research as a path toward the learning health system: A regional survey across the northwestern United States. Health Serv Manage Res, 33(1), 33-42.

Matsushita, K., Jassal S.K., Sang, Y., Ballew, S.H., … Stempniewicz, N. (2020) Incorporating kidney measures into cardiovascular risk prediction: Development and validation in 9 million adults from 72 datasets.  EClinMed 27 100552

Ciemins, E.L., Jerry, M., Powelson, J., Leaver-Schmidt, E., Joshi, V., Casanova, D., Kennedy, J.W., Penso, J. (2020). Impact of a Learning Collaborative Approach on Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Rates in US Adults: A Mixed Methods Approach. Popul Health Manag, 23(1), 29-37.

Ciemins, E.L., Jerry, M., Powelson, J., Leaver-Schmidt, E., Joshi, V., Chambers, E., Casanova, D., Kennedy, J.W., Penso, J. (2020). An Adult Immunization Best Practices Learning Collaborative: Impact, Scale Up, and Spread. Popul Health Manag, Ahead of Print, 13 Jan. 2020

Nelson, R.G., Grams, M.E., Ballew, S.H. . . .Stempniewicz, N., Cuddeback, J., Ciemins, E. (2019) Development of Risk Prediction Equations for Incident Chronic Kidney Disease. JAMA, 322(21): 2104-2114.

Coresh, J., Heerspink, H. J. L., Sang, Y., Matsushita, K., Arnlov, J., Astor, B. C., et al. Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology, C. (2019). Change in albuminuria and subsequent risk of end-stage kidney disease: an individual participant-level consortium meta-analysis of observational studies. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, 7(2), 115-127.

Ciemins, E. L., Arora, A., Coombs, N. C., Holloway, B., Mullette, E. J., Garland, R., … Coon, P. J. (2018). Improving Blood Pressure Control Using Smart Technology. Telemed J E Health, 24(3), 222-228.

Ciemins, E. L., Coon, P. J., Coombs, N. C., Holloway, B. L., Mullette, E. J., & Dudley, W. N. (2018). Intent-to-treat analysis of a simultaneous multisite telehealth diabetes prevention program. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care, 6(1), e000515.

Ciemins, E. L., Ritchey, M. D., Joshi, V. V., Loustalot, F., Hannan, J., & Cuddeback, J. K. (2018). Application of a Tool to Identify Undiagnosed Hypertension - United States, 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 67(29), 798-802.

Zheng, K, Ciemins, EI, Lanham, H., Lindberg, C. Examining the Relationship Between Health IT and Ambulatory Care Workflow Redesign. (Prepared by Billings Clinic under Contract No. 290- 2010-0019I-1). AHRQ Publication No. 15-0058-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. July 2015