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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:                                                                                                                    

1.   Xu H, Bowblis JR, Becerra A, Intrator O: Developing a machine learning risk adjustment method for hospitalizations and emergency department visits of nursing home residents with dementia. Medical Care. July 13, 2023. DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001882.

2.       Chen M, Goodwin JS, Bailey JE, Bowblis JR, Li S, Xu H. Longitudinal associations of staff shortages and staff levels with health outcomes in nursing homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023 May 29:S1525-8610(23)00408-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2023.04.017.

3.       Wan F, Seidmann A, & Xu H. (2023). Does Health Information Exchange Improve Long-Term Care Service Quality? Evidence from the Panel Data Analysis of the U.S. Long-term Care Facilities. In T. X. Bui (Ed.), Proceedings of the 56th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2023 (pp. 5713-5723). (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences; Vol. 2023-January). IEEE Computer Society.

4.       Xu H,* Mohamed M,* Flannery M, et al. An Unsupervised Machine Learning Approach to Evaluating the Association of Symptom Clusters With Adverse Outcomes Among Older Adults With Advanced Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(3):e234198. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.4198.

Comment: Presley CJ. Estimating Cancer Treatment Tolerability for Older Adults With Advanced Cancer—The Holy Grail. JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(3):e234208. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.4208.

 

News: Machine Learning IDs Hospitalization, Death Risk in Advanced Cancer Patients.

        Machine learning helps identify older adults with cancer at high risk for adverse outcomes

Machine Learning Tool Offers Insight Into Cancer Treatment for Older Patients

        Symptom Severity Linked to Risk for Death in Advanced Cancer

 

5.       Bowblis JR, Brunt CR, Xu H, Grabowski D: Understanding Nursing Home Spending and Staff Levels in the Context of Recent Nursing Staff Recommendations. Health Affairs, 2023 42:2, 197-206.

News: Addressing Medicaid rates key to minimum staffing mandate: study.

6.   Li X, Xu H, Du F, et al.: Does increasing physician volume in primary healthcare facilities under the hierarchical medical system help reduce hospital service utilisation in China? A fixed-effects analysis using province-level panel data. BMJ Open 2023;13:e066375. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-066375.

7.       Xu H, Li S, Mehta HB, Hommel EL, Goodwin JS. Excess deaths from COVID-19 among Medicare beneficiaries with psychiatric diagnoses: community versus nursing home. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Sep 22. doi: 10.1111/jgs.18062.

8.       Culakova E, Mohile SG, Peppone L, Ramsdale E, Mohamed M, Xu H et al.: Effects of a Geriatric Assessment Intervention on Patient-Reported Symptomatic Toxicity in Older Adults with Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Nov 10:JCO2200738. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.00738. PMID: 36356279.

9.       Jensen-Battaglia M, Lei L, Xu H et al.: Communication about fall risk in community oncology practice: The role of geriatric assessment. JCO Oncology Practice, 2022 Oct;18(10):e1630-e1640. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00173.

10.   Hirko K, Xu H, Rogers LQ, et al.: Cancer disparities in the context of rurality: Risk factors and screening across various U.S. rural classification codes. Cancer Causes & Control, 2022 Aug;33(8):1095-1105. doi: 10.1007/s10552-022-01599-2.

11.   Loh KP, Watson E, Culakova E, Flannery M, Sohn M, Xu H, et al. Caregiver-oncologist prognostic concordance, caregiving esteem, and caregiver outcomes. J Geriatr Oncol. 2022 Jul;13(6):828-833. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2022.02.018.

12.   Jensen-Battaglia M, Lei L, Xu H et al.: Association of Oncologist-Patient Communication With Functional Status and Physical Performance in Older Adults: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open, 2022 Mar 1;5(3):e223039. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.3039.

13.   Loh KP, Seplaki C, Nooraie RY, Lund JL, Epstein R, Duberstein P, Flannery M, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: Association of Prognostic Understanding With Health Care Use Among Older Adults With Advanced Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Feb 1;5(2):e220018. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.0018.

14.   Otto E, Culakova E, Meng S, Zhang Z, Xu H et al.: Overview of Sankey Flow Diagrams: Focusing on Symptom Trajectory in Older Adults with Advanced Cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2022 Jan 6:S1879-4068(21)00663-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.12.017.

15.   Xu H, Bowblis JR, Caprio TV, Li Y, Intrator O: Decomposing Differences in Risk-Adjusted Rates of Emergency Department Visits between Micropolitan and Urban Nursing Homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Dec 16:S1525-8610(21)00987-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2021.11.017.

16.   Gilmore N, Kehoe L, Bauer J, Xu H et al.: The Relationship between Frailty and Emotional Health in Older Patients with Advanced Cancer. Oncologist. 2021 Dec;26(12):e2181-e2191. doi: 10.1002/onco.13975.

17.   Mohile SG, Mohamed M, Xu H et al.: Reducing Toxicity from Cancer Treatment with Geriatric Assessment and Management:  A Cluster Randomized Study. Lancet, 2021 Nov 20;398(10314):1894-1904. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01789-X.

18.   Xu H, Intrator O, Culakova E, and Bowblis JR: Changing landscape of nursing homes serving residents with dementia and mental illness. Health Serv Res. 2021 Nov 7. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13908.

19.   Tuch G, Sanapala C, Mohile SG, Duberstein PR, Soto-Perez-de-Celis E, Xu H et al.: Association between caregiver-oncologist discordance in patients’ life expectancy estimates and caregiver satisfaction with communication. Oncologist. 2021 Nov;26(11):e1992-e2001. doi: 10.1002/onco.13913.

20.   Mohamed M, Kyi K, Mohile SG, Xu H, et al. Prevalence of and Factors Associated with Treatment Modification at First Cycle in Older Adults with Advanced Cancer Receiving Palliative Treatment. J Geriatr Oncol. 2021 Nov;12(8):1208-1213. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.06.007.

21.   Gilmore N, Xu H, Kehoe L, Kleckner A, Moorthi K, Lei L et al.: Evaluating the Association of Frailty with Communication about Aging-Related Concerns between Older Patients with Advanced Cancer and their Oncologists. Cancer. 2021 Nov 11. doi: 10.1002/cncr.34010.

22.   Ramsdale E, Snyder E, Culakova E, Xu H, Dziorny A, Yang S, Zand M, Anand A. An introduction to machine learning for clinicians: How can machine learning augment knowledge in geriatric oncology?.  J Geriatr Oncol. 2021 Nov;12(8):1159-1163. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.03.012.

23.   Xu H, Kadambi S, Yang S et al.: Caregiving burden of informal caregivers of older adults with advanced cancer: the effects of rurality and education. J Geriatr Oncol. 2021 Sep;12(7):1015-1021. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.04.002.

24.   Torquati M, Mendis M, Xu H et al.: Using the Super Learner Algorithm to Predict Risk of 30-Day Readmission After Bariatric Surgery in the United States. Surgery. 2021 Jul 30:S0039-6060(21)00612-7. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2021.06.019..

25.   Kleckner AS, Wells M, Kehoe L, Gilmore NJ, Xu H, et al.: Using geriatric assessment to guide conversations regarding comorbidities among older patients with advanced cancer. JCO Oncol Pract. 2021 Jul 6;:OP2100196. doi: 10.1200/OP.21.00196.

26.   Loh KP, Mohamed MR, Kadambi S, Culakova E, Xu H, Magnuson A, Flannery M, Duberstein PR, Epstein RM, McHugh C, Nipp RD, Trevino KM, Sanapala C, Hall BA, Canin B, Gayle AA, Conlin A, Bearden J 3rd, Mohile SG. Caregiver-oncologist prognostic concordance, caregiver mastery, and caregiver psychological health and quality of life. Oncologist. 2021 Apr;26(4):310-317. doi: 10.1002/onco.13699.

27.   Mohamed MR, Ramsdale E, Loh KP, Xu H, Patil A, Gilmore N, Obrecht S, Wells M, Nightingale G, Juba KM, Faller B, Onitilo A, Bradley T, Culakova E, Holmes H, Mohile, SG: Association of Polypharmacy and Potentially Inappropriate Medications With Physical Functional Impairments in Older Adults With Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2021 Jan 22:1-8. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2020.7628.

28.   Xu H, Bowblis JR, Caprio TV, Li Y, Intrator O. Rural-urban differences in nursing home risk-adjusted rates of emergency department visits: A Decomposition analysis. Med Care. 2021 Jan;59(1):38-45. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001451. 

29.   Arastu A, Patel A, Mohile SG, Ciminelli J, Kaushik R, Wells M, Culakova E, Lei L, Xu H, Dougherty DW, Mohamed MR, Hill E, Duberstein P, Flannery MA, Kamen CS, Pandya C, Berenberg JL, Aarne Grossman VG, Liu Y, Loh KP. Assessment of Financial Toxicity Among Older Adults With Advanced Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Dec 1;3(12):e2025810. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25810. 

30.   Loh KP, Soto Pérez de Celis E, Duberstein PR, Culakova E, Epstein RM, Xu H, Kadambi S, Flannery M, Magnuson A, McHugh C, Trevino KM, Tuch G, Ramsdale E, Yousefi-Nooraie R, Sedenquist M, Liu JJ, Melnyk N, Geer J, Mohile SG. Patient and Caregiver Agreement on Prognosis Estimates for Older Adults with Advanced Cancer. Cancer. 2020 Jan 1;127(1):149-159. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33259. Epub 2020 Oct 9. 

31.   Xu H, Bowblis JR, Li Y, Caprio TV, Intrator O. Medicaid Nursing Home Policies and Risk-adjusted Rates of Emergency Department Visits: Does Rural Location Matter? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Oct;21(10):1497-1503. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.04.027. Epub 2020 Jul 10. 

32.   Xu H, Intrator O, Bowblis JR.  Shortages of Staff in Nursing Homes During COVID-19 Pandemic: What Are the Driving Factors? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Oct;21(10):1371-1377. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.08.002. Epub 2020 Aug 11. 

News: Increased penalties could stop nursing home staffing improvements: study

           The devilish details of vaccine distribution

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33.   Xu H, Bowblis JR, Caprio TV, Li Y, Intrator O. Nursing Home and Market Factors and Risk-Adjusted Hospitalizations Rates Among Urban, Micropolitan, and Rural Nursing Homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Sep 29;. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.08.029.

News: Factors Affecting Hospitalizations of Long-Term Residents Differ in Urban, Rural Facilities

34.   Verduzco-Aguirre HC, Babu D, Mohile SG, Bautista J, Xu H, Culakova E, Canin B, Zhang Y, Wells M, Epstein RM, Duberstein P, McHugh C, Dale W, Conlin A, Bearden J 3rd, Berenberg J, Tejani M, Loh KP. Association of uncertainty with psychological status and quality of life in older adults with advanced cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Aug 19;. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.012. 

35.   Loh KP, Xu H, Epstein RM, Mohile SG, Prigerson HG, Plumb S, Ladwig S, Kadambi S, Wong ML, McHugh C, An A, Trevino K, Saeed F, Duberstein PR. Associations of caregiver-oncologist discordance in prognostic understanding with caregiver-reported therapeutic alliance and anxiety. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul;60(1):20-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.02.005. 

36.   Loh KP, Duberstein P, Zittel J, Lei L, Culakova E, Xu H, Plumb S, Flannery MA, Magnuson A, Bautista J, Wittink M, Gilmore N, Targia V, Conlin A, Berenberg J, Vogel VG, Mohile SG.  Relationships of Self-Perceived Age with Geriatric Assessment Domains in Older Adults with Cancer.  J Geriatr Oncol. 2020 Jul;11(6):1006-1010. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2019.12.011. 

37.   Loh KP, Xu H, Back A, Duberstein PR, Gupta Mohile S, Epstein R, McHugh C, Klepin HD, Abel G, Lee SJ, El-Jawahri A, LeBlanc TW.  Patient-hematologist discordance in perceived chance of cure in hematologic malignancies: A multicenter study. Cancer. 2020 Mar 15;126(6):1306-1314. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32656. 

38.   Cobian J, González MG, Cao YJ, Xu H, Li R, Mendis M, Noyes K, Becerra AZ. Changes in Health Insurance Coverage Over Time by Immigration Status Among US Older Adults, 1992-2016. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 2;3(3):e200731. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.0731. 

39.   Xu H, Bowblis JR, Li Y, Caprio TV, Intrator O.  Construction and Validation of Risk-adjusted Rates of Emergency Department Visits for Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents. Med Care. 2020 Feb;58(2):174-182. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001246. 

40.   Mohile SG, Epstein RM, Hurria A, Heckler CE, Canin B, Culakova E, Duberstein P, Gilmore N, Xu H, Plumb S, Wells M, Lowenstein LM, Flannery MA, Janelsins M, Magnuson A, Loh KP, Kleckner AS, Mustian KM, Hopkins JO, Liu JJ, Geer J, Gorawara-Bhat R, Morrow GR, Dale W. Communication With Older Patients With Cancer Using Geriatric Assessment: A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial From the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Feb 1;6(2):196-204. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4728. 

41.   Xu H, Intrator O.  Medicaid Long-term Care Policies and Rates of Nursing Home Successful Discharge to Community.  J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Feb;21(2):248-253.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.153. 

42.   Mohamed MR, Ramsdale E, Loh KP, Arastu A, Xu H, Obrecht S, Castillo D, Sharma M, Holmes HM, Nightingale G, Juba KM, Mohile SG. Associations of Polypharmacy and Inappropriate Medications with Adverse Outcomes in Older Adults with Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Oncologist. 2020 Jan;25(1):e94-e108. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2019-0406. 

43.   Li F, Huang ZW, Wang XF,  Xu H, Yu H, Chen YB, Huang JA, Wang JJ, Lei W. Safety and use of pulmonary function tests: a retrospective study from a single center over seven years' clinical practice. BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Dec 21;19(1):259. doi: 10.1186/s12890-019-1019-z. 

44.   Wei J, Hou R, Zhang X, Xu H, Xie L, Chandrasekar EK, Ying M, Goodman M.  The association of late-life depression with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among community-dwelling older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.  Br J Psychiatry. 2019 Aug;215(2):449-455. doi: 10.1192/bjp.2019.74. 

45.   Kehoe LA, Xu H, Duberstein P, Loh KP, Culakova E, Canin B, Hurria A, Dale W, Wells M, Gilmore N, Kleckner AS, Lund J, Kamen C, Flannery M, Hoerger M, Hopkins JO, Liu JJ, Geer J, Epstein R, Mohile SG. Quality of Life of Caregivers of Older Patients with Advanced Cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 May;67(5):969-977. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15862. 

46.   Gu L, Deng J, Xu H, Zhang S, Gao M, Qu Z, Zhang W, Tian D. The impact of contract service policy and doctor communication skills on rural patient-doctor trust relationship in the village clinics of three counties. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Mar 22;19(1):187. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-3875-x. 

47.   Loh KP, Zittel J, Kadambi S, Pandya C, Xu H, Flannery M, Magnuson A, Bautista J, McHugh C, Mustian K, Dale W, Duberstein P, Mohile SG. Elucidating the associations between sleep disturbance and depression, fatigue, and pain in older adults with cancer. J Geriatr Oncol. 2018 Sep;9(5):464-468. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2018.02.006. 

48.   Dong F, Zhu C, Xu H, Wang J, Zhu Y, Fan Q, Huang J, Lei W. Measuring Endotracheal Tube Depth by Bedside Ultrasound in Adult Patients in an Intensive Care Unit: A Pilot Study. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2017 Jun;43(6):1163-1170. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.01.018. 

49.   Li X, Gao M, Zhang S, Xu H, Zhou H, Wang X, Qu Z, Guo J, Zhang W, Tian D. Medication Adherence Mediates the Association between Type D Personality and High HbA1c Level in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Six-Month Follow-Up Study. J Diabetes Res. 2017;2017:7589184. doi: 10.1155/2017/7589184. 

50.   Li X, Zhang S, Xu H, Tang X, Zhou H, Yuan J, Wang X, Qu Z, Wang F, Zhu H, Guo S, Tian D, Zhang W. Type D Personality Predicts Poor Medication Adherence in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Six-Month Follow-Up Study. PLoS One. 2016;11(2):e0146892. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146892.

51.   Xu H*, Zhang W*, Wang X, Yuan J, Tang X, Yin Y, Zhang S, Zhou H, Qu Z, Tian D. Prevalence and influence factors of suicidal ideation among females and males in Northwestern urban China: a population-based epidemiological study. BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 25;15:961. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2257-5. 

52.   Zhang W*, Xu H*, Zhao S, Yin S, Wang X, Guo J, Zhang S, Zhou H, Wang F, Gu L, Zhu L, Yu H, Qu Z, Tian D. Prevalence and influencing factors of co-morbid depression in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a General Hospital based study. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2015;7:60. doi: 10.1186/s13098-015-0053-0.

53.   Zhang S, Zhang W, Zhou H, Xu H, Qu Z, Guo M, Wang F, Zhong Y, Gu L, Liang X, Sa Z, Wang X, Tian D. How China's new health reform influences village doctors' income structure: evidence from a qualitative study in six counties in China. Hum Resour Health. 2015 May 5;13:26. doi: 10.1186/s12960-015-0019-1. 

54.   Yin Y, Zhang W, Hu Z, Jia F, Li Y, Xu H, Zhao S, Guo J, Tian D, Qu Z. Experiences of stigma and discrimination among caregivers of persons with schizophrenia in China: a field survey. PLoS One. 2014;9(9):e108527. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108527. 

55.   Xu H, Zhang W, Gu L, Qu Z, Sa Z, Zhang X, Tian D. Aging village doctors in five counties in rural China: situation and implications. Hum Resour Health. 2014 Jun 28;12:36. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-12-36. 

56.   Li X, Zhang W, Lin Y, Zhang X, Qu Z, Wang X, Zhang Y, Xu H, Zhao S, Li Y, Tian D. Pathways to psychiatric care of patients from rural regions: a general-hospital-based study. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2014 May;60(3):280-9. doi: 10.1177/0020764013485364. 

57.   Zhang W, Li X, Lin Y, Zhang X, Qu Z, Wang X, Xu H, Jiao A, Guo M, Zhang Y, Li Y, Tian D. Pathways to psychiatric care in urban north China: a general hospital based study. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2013 Sep 10;7(1):22. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-7-22. 

58.   Xu H*, Zhang W*, Zhang X, Qu Z, Wang X, Sa Z, Li Y, Zhao S, Qi X, Tian D. Longitudinal study of rural health workforce in five counties in China: research design and baseline description. Hum Resour Health. 2013 May 4;11:17. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-11-17. 


(* Contributed equally)


Book Chapters

1.  Lin P-J, Belcher E, Gilmore N, Hardy S, Xu H, Mustian K, “Cancer-related Fatigue” In: Shelby, R., Sutton, L., Kimmick, G. (Eds.). Evaluation and Management of Common Issues in Breast Cancer Survivors, Springer, 2021.

Peer-reviewed Scientific Abstracts

First-author or Corresponding-author Posters/Podiums:


1.       Xu H, Li S, Bowblis JR, Kuo YF, Goodwin JS: Bans on outside visitors and COVID-19 infections in nursing home residents: a matched case-control study. AcademyHealth 2023 Annual Research Meeting, June 2023, Seattle WA.

2.         Kang Y, Bowblis JR, Ahmed A, Razzak AM, Xu H: Longitudinal Associations of the Racial/Ethnic Composition of Nursing Homes with Quality of Care and Staffing Levels: 2009 - 2019. AcademyHealth 2023 Annual Research Meeting, June 2023, Seattle WA. (Podium)

3.         D'Angelo AM, Kang Y, Xu H: Nursing Home Ownership Change and Staffing Levels: 2017-2019. 2023 UTMB Public Health Symposium, April 2023, Galveston, TX.

4.         Xu H, Li S, Mehta HB, Hommel E, Goodwin JS: Excess Deaths from COVID-19 among Medicare Beneficiaries with Psychiatric Diagnoses: Community versus Nursing Home. AcademyHealth 2022 Annual Research Meeting, June 2022, Washington DC. (Podium)

5.         Chen M, Goodwin JS, Bailey JE, Bowblis JR, Li S, Xu H. Staff shortages and decreased physical function among nursing home residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. AcademyHealth 2022 Annual Research Meeting, June 2022, Washington DC. (Podium)

6.         Xu H, and Bowblis JR: Changing landscape of nursing homes serving residents with dementia and mental illness. 2021 Aging and Health Informatics Conference (AHIC), December 2021, Virtual. (Podium)

7.         Xu H, Mohile SG, Culakova E, et al.: Patterns and predictors of rehabilitation therapy among older patients with advanced cancer admitted to nursing homes: a SEER-Medicare analysis. The ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2021, Chicago IL.

8.         Xu H, Meng S, Hirko K, et al.: When machine learning meets health disparities: risk factors of cancer screenings in urban versus rural counties using tree-based machine learning. AcademyHealth 2021 Annual Research Meeting, June 2021. (Interactive Poster)

9.         Xu H, Intrator O, Bowblis JR: The roles of nursing home financial performance and chain-affiliation in PPE supply during the COVID-19 pandemic. AcademyHealth 2021 Annual Research Meeting, June 2021. (Interactive Poster)

10. Xu H, Mohile SG, Flannery M, et al.: Using machine learning to identify older adults at high risk for hospitalization and mortality via the Patient-Reported Outcomes version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE). ASCO Quality of Care Symposium, October 2020. (Online due to COVID-19)

11. Xu H, Intrator O, Ye Z, Culakova E, Wu C, Rao H, and Bowblis JR: Effective Clustering of Nursing Homes Using Unsupervised Machine Learning Focusing on Dementia and Mental Illness. AcademyHealth 2020 Annual Research Meeting, June 2020, Boston, MA. (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

12. Xu H: The Many Faces of Rurality: Psychosocial Oncology in Diverse Rural Settings. 17th Annual APOS Conference, March 2020, Portland, OR. (Symposia) (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

13. Xu H, Culakova E, Intrator O: Application of machine learning ensemble models to predict hospitalizations and emergency department visits of long-stay nursing home residents. AcademyHealth 2019 Annual Research Meeting, June 2019, Washington, DC.

14. Xu H, Bowblis JR, Caprio T, Li Y, Intrator O: Rural nursing homes were associated with lower risk adjusted rates of emergency department visit but higher mortality. AcademyHealth 2019 Annual Research Meeting, June 2019, Washington, DC.

15. Xu H, Zhang W, Zhang S, Tian D: Association of China’s National Essential Medicines Scheme with village doctors’ turnover intention: the mediation effect of job satisfaction. Chinese Economists Society 2019 North America Conference, April 2019, Lawrence, KS. (Podium) 

16. Xu H, Wells M, Culakova E et al.: Moderation effect of income on rural-urban disparities in the perceptions of cancer caregiving: a longitudinal study. 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, March 2019, Washington, DC.

17. Xu H, Intrator O. Impact of States’ Medicaid spending on HCBS and nursing home reimbursement rates on successful discharge of SNF residents to community. AcademyHealth 2018 Annual Research Meeting, June 2018, Seattle, WA. (Podium)

18. Xu H, Zhang W, Tian D et al.: Does Universal Health Coverage imply equitable access to inpatient care among older adults in china: a propensity score matched study. China Health Policy and Management Society 2nd Biennial Conference, May 2018, New Haven, CT. (Podium) 

19. Xu H, Shearer G, Holub A et al. Oxylipin effects of aspirin in adults with diabetes mellitus. international society for the study of fatty acids and lipids (ISSFAL), May 2018, Las Vegas, NV. (Podium)

20. Xu H, Zhang W, Qu Z, Zhang S, Tian D: Turnover intention to county hospitals and village clinics among health workers in township health centers in six counties in China. AcademyHealth 2017 Annual Research Meeting, June 2017, New Orleans LA.

21. Xu H, Intrator O, Cai S et al.: Hospital at Home: information on indirect and implementation costs is needed to design payment methods. AcademyHealth 2017 Annual Research Meeting, June 2017, New Orleans, LA.


Collaborating Posters/Podiums:


22.     Hirko K, Xu H, Rogers LQ et al: Rural-Urban Disparities in Cancer Risk Factors and Screening by United States Census Region. 16th AACR Conference On The Science Of Cancer Health Disparities In Racial/Ethnic Minorities And The Medically Underserved, Orlando, FL. October 2023.

23.     Bowblis JR, Brunt CR, Xu H, Applebaum R, Grabowski D: Nursing Home Workforce Challenges: Increased Nursing Staff Labor Costs and Use of Agency Staff from 2017 to 2021. AcademyHealth 2023 Annual Research Meeting, June 2023, Seattle WA. (Podium)

24.     Kim Y, Kim J, Xu H, Li Y. Did Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery Increase Vaccine Uptake?” AcademyHealth 2022 Annual Research Meeting, June 2022, Washington DC. (Best Poster Nominations)

25.     Lin PJ, Altman Brian, Cherup N, Dunne R, Xu H et al.: Effects of yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy, and a behavioral placebo on cancer-related fatigue among cancer survivors. 43rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, April 2022, Baltimore, MD. (Podium)

26.     Jensen-Battaglia M, Lei L, Xu H et al.: The impact of Geriatric Assessment on discussion of falls in community oncology practice: A secondary analysis of a nationwide cluster randomized trial. SIOG 2021 Annual Conference, November 2021, Virtual. (Podium)

27. Kadambi S, Pan Z, Xu H et al.: Functional status in older adults with cancer, caregiver mastery, and caregiver emotional health. SIOG 2021 Annual Conference, November 2021, Virtual.

28.     Wan F, Seidmann A, Xu H: Does Health Information Exchange Improve Long-Term Care Service Quality? Evidence from the Panel Data Analysis of the U.S. Long-term Care Facilities. Conference on Information Systems and Technology 2021, October, 2021, Newport Beach, CA.

29.     Wan F, Seidmann A, Xu H: Does Health Information Exchange Improve Long-term Care Service Quality? Evidence From The Panel Data Analysis Of The U.S. Long-term Care Facilities. 2021 INFORMS Virtual Healthcare Conference, July 2021, Virtual. (Podium)

30.     Torquati M, Mendis M, Xu H et al.: Using the Super Learner Algorithm to Predict Risk of 30-Day Readmission After Bariatric Surgery in the United States. CSA & MSA 2021 Combined Meeting, July 2021, Chicago IL. (Podium)

31.     Jensen-Battaglia M, Lei L, Xu H et al.: The effects of Geriatric Assessment on oncologist-patient communication regarding functional status and physical performance in older adults with cancer: A secondary analysis of a 541-subject nationwide URCC NCORP (NCI Community Oncology Research Program) cluster randomized trial. The ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2021, Chicago IL. (Podium)

32.     Lin PJ, Heckler C, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: Effects of yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy, and a behavioral placebo on sleep: A nationwide multicenter phase III RCT in cancer survivors. The ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2021, Chicago IL.

33.     Kleckner IR, Kleckner AS, Belcher EK, Xu H et al.: Brain correlates of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) during somatosensory and interoceptive attention: a functional MRI (fMRI) study. The ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2021, Chicago IL.

34. Loh KP, Seplaki C, Nooraie RY, Epstein R, Duberstein P, Flannery M, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: Prognostic understanding, hospitalization, and hospice use in older patients with advanced cancer. The ASCO 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2021, Chicago IL.

35. Belcher EK, Gilmore NJ, Kehoe L, Kleckner IR, Kleckner AS, Gudina A, Hardy SJ, Xu H et al.: Immune cell counts and perceived cognitive impairment before and after chemotherapy among 544 women with breast cancer. MASCC 2021 Annual Meeting, June 2021.

36. Loh KP, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: The mediating role of self-esteem in the association between caregiver-oncologist concordance in patient prognosis and caregiver outcomes. AGS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2021, Chicago, IL.

37. Mustian KM, Lin PJ, Xu H et al.: YOCAS©® Yoga, Survivorship Health Education, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia: A Phase III RCT with 740 Cancer Survivors. 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, April 2021. (Podium), Citation Award.

38. Lin PJ, Xu H, KP Loh, et al.: Effects of exercise on quality of life in patients with breast cancer. 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, April 2021. (Podium), Citation Award.

39. Flannery M, Meng S, Zhang Z, Xu H et al.: Visualizing longitudinal changes in symptoms in older adults with cancer: Integrating Sankey Flow Diagrams. Symptom Science Advances in Oncology Nursing. February 2021. (Online due to COVID-19)

40. Hirko K, Xu H, Rogers LQ et al: Defining rurality in the context of cancer disparities: An investigation of cancer risk factors and cancer screening across various rural classification codes in the United States. 13th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and The Medically Underserved. October 2020. (Online due to COVID-19)

41. Mohile SG, Mohamed M, Xu H et al.: A Geriatric Assessment (GA) intervention for older patients with advanced cancer: Secondary outcomes from A University of Rochester Cancer Center NCI Community Oncology Research Program cluster randomized controlled trial (CRCT). ASCO Quality of Care Symposium, October 2020. (Podium) (Online due to COVID-19)

42. Loh KP, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: Caregiver-oncologist concordance in patient prognosis, caregiver depression, and caregiver mastery. ASCO Quality of Care Symposium, October 2020. (Online due to COVID-19)

43. Culakova E, Mohile SG, Xu H et al.: Effects of a Geriatric Assessment (GA) Intervention on Symptomatic Toxicity Burden Reported by Older Adults with Advanced Cancer During Treatment. ASCO Quality of Care Symposium, October 2020. (Podium) (Online due to COVID-19)

44. Loh KP, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: Caregiver-oncologist discordance in patient prognosis, caregiver depression, and caregiver coping skills. SIOG 2020 Annual Conference, October 2020, Geneva, Switzerland.

45. Mohile SG, Mohamed M, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: A Geriatric Assessment (GA) intervention to reduce treatment toxicity in older patients with advanced cancer: A University of Rochester Cancer Center NCI Community Oncology Research Program cluster randomized clinical trial (CRCT). The ASCO 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Chicago IL. (Podium) (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

46. Mustian KM, Lin PJ, Culakova E, Bautista J, Xu H et al.: Effects of YOCAS Yoga, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Survivorship Health Education on Insomnia: A URCC NCORP Research Base Phase III RCT in 740 Cancer Survivors. The ASCO 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Chicago IL. (Podium) (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

47. Gilmore N, Mohile SG, Xu H, Lei L, et al.: Novel Association of Pre-Chemotherapy Immune Cell Profiles with Functional Decline and Resilience in Women with Breast Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy. The ASCO 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Chicago IL. (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

48. Peppone L, Kleckner AS, Inglis J, Reschke J, Kleckner IR, Xu H et al.: High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation For Cancer-Treatment-Induced Bone Loss In 164 Breast And Prostate Cancer Patients. The ASCO 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Chicago IL. (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

49. Kleckner AS, Lopez G, Magnuson A, Dunne RF, Kleckner IR, Xu H et al.: Communication about comorbidities among 527 older patients with advanced cancer and their oncologists and caregivers: A multi-site cluster-randomized controlled trial. The ASCO 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Chicago IL. (In-Person meeting canceled due to COVID-19)

50. Culakova E, Peppone L, Flannery M, Xu H et al.: Relationships between aging-related conditions and treatment tolerability in older adults with advanced cancer. ISOQOL 2020 Annual Conference, October 2020, Prague, Czech Republic.

51. Gilmore N, Xu H, Lei L et al.: Trajectories of functional decline and resilience in women with breast cancer at Pre- and Post-chemotherapy and at follow-up. MASCC 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Andalusia, Spain. (E-poster)

52. Mohamed M, Magnuson A, Kyi K, Xu H et al.: Variables associated with planned dose modifications in older adults with advanced cancer receiving palliative treatment. MASCC 2020 Annual Meeting, June 2020, Andalusia, Spain. (E-poster)

53. Loh KP, Xu H, Culakova E et al.: Caregiver-oncologist discordance in the patient’s prognosis and caregiver satisfaction. AGS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2020, Long Beach, CA.

54. Ramsdale E, Patil A, Jonnalagadda S, Xu H et al.: Relationship Between Confidence Addressing Age-Related Concerns and Implementation of Geriatric Assessment in Community Oncology Clinics: a UR NCORP Study. SIOG 2019, November 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

55. Culakova E, Mohamed M, Flannery M, Patil A, Obrecht S, Xu H et al.: Patient-reported numbness and tingling augments Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) to detect chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in older adults with advanced cancer undergoing systemic treatment. SIOG 2019, November 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

56. Culakova E, Mohile S, Peppone L, Ramsdale E, Maggiore R, Patel A, Xu H et al.: Patient-reported symptom burden and association with geriatric assessment (GA) impairments in older adults with advanced cancer receiving treatment. SIOG 2019, November 2019, Geneva, Switzerland.

57. Loh KP, Xu H, Epstein RM et al.: Associations of caregiver-oncologist discordance in prognostic understanding with caregiver experiences of care and anxiety. ASCO Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October, 2019, San Francisco, CA. (Podium)

58. Gilmore N, Xu H, Culakova E et al.: Association of frailty on the emotional health of older patients with advanced cancer: A University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program geriatric assessment trial. MASCC 2019 Annual Meeting, June 2019, San Francisco, CA. (Podium)

59. Obrecht S, Xu H, Loh KP et al.: Hospice use among older patients with advanced cancer in community oncology practices. MASCC 2019 Annual Meeting, June 2019, San Francisco, CA.

60. Mohamed M, Patil A, Xu H et al. Association of polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medications with physical function in older patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy: A University of Rochester nationwide geriatric assessment study. MASCC 2019 Annual Meeting, June 2019, San Francisco, CA. (Podium)

61. Loh KP, LeBlanc T, Xu H et al.: Prognostic Understanding in Hematologic Malignancies: A Multicenter Longitudinal Study. The ASCO 2019 Annual Meeting, June 2019, Chicago IL.

62. Babu D, Loh KP, Bautista J, Xu H et al.: Associations of uncertainty with psychological and quality of life (QoL) outcomes among older patients with advanced cancer. The ASCO 2019 Annual Meeting, June 2019, Chicago IL.

63. Loh KP, Duberstein P, Culakova E, Epstein R, Xu H et al.: Prognostic estimates of older adults with advanced cancer and their caregivers. AGS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2019, Portland, OR. (Presidential Poster)

64. Gilmore N, Xu H, Lei L et al.: Frailty and Communication about age-related concerns in older patients with advanced cancer. 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, March 2019, Washington, DC.

65. Wells M, Xu H, Culakova E et al.: Rural-Urban differences in implementation of geriatric assessment-driven interventions: analysis of a multicenter trial. 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, March 2019, Washington, DC.

66. Mohile SG, Hurria A, Dale W, Epstein R, Culakova E, Canin B, Gilmore N, Wells M, Xu H et al.: Improving caregiver satisfaction with communication using geriatric assessment (GA): a university of Rochester NCI community oncology research program (NCORP) cluster randomized controlled trial (CRCT). SIOG 2018, November 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Podium)

67. Gilmore N, Xu H, Lei L et al.: The association of frailty with communication about age-related concerns in older Patients with advanced cancer: a subgroup analysis from a University of Rochester NCI Community oncology research program (UR NCORP) cluster randomized trial. SIOG 2018, November 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

68. Arastu A, Ciminelli J, Mohamed M, Xu H et al.: Association of financial toxicity with anxiety, emotional distress and quality of life in Caregivers of older adults with advanced cancer: analysis of 414 caregivers from 31 Practices in the University of Rochester NCI community oncology research program. SIOG 2018, November 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

69. Mohamed M, Arastu A, Loh PK, Xu H et al.: The effect of polypharmacy on clinical outcomes in older adults with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SIOG 2018, November 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

70. Mohamed M, Obrecht S, Loh PK, Xu H et al.: Prevalence of and factors associated with upfront chemotherapy dose modification in Older adults with advanced cancer receiving palliative treatment. SIOG 2018, November 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

71. Arastu A, Ciminelli J, Culakova E, Lei L, Xu H et al.: The Impact of financial toxicity on quality of life in older patients with cancer: baseline data from the University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). 2018 ASCO Quality Care Symposium, September 2018, Phoenix, AZ.

72. Mohile SG, Epstein R, Hurria A, Heckler C, Duberstein P, Canin B, Gilmore N, Wells M, Xu H, et al.: Improving communication with older patients with cancer using geriatric assessment (GA): A University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) cluster randomized controlled trial (CRCT). The ASCO 2018 Annual Meeting, June 2018, Chicago IL. (Podium)

73. Mohamed M, Mohile SG, Xu H et al.: Associations of medication measures and geriatric impairments with chemotherapy dose intensity in older adults with advanced cancer: A University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program study. The ASCO 2018 Annual Meeting, June 2018, Chicago IL.

74. Arastu A, Ciminelli J, Culakova E, Lei L, Xu H et al.: Association of financial toxicity (FT) with depression, anxiety, and quality of life (QoL) in older patients with advanced cancer: An analysis of 544 patients from 31 practices in the University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (UR NCORP). The ASCO 2018 Annual Meeting, June 2018, Chicago IL.

75. Kamen C, Canin B, Wells M, Xu H et al.: Disparities in healthcare communication in the context of advanced cancer: Black vs. white older patients and social determinants of health. The ASCO 2018 Annual Meeting, June 2018, Chicago IL.

76. Arastu A, Mohamed M, Ciminelli J, Lei L, Xu H et al. The Association of financial toxicity with quality of life (QoL) in geriatric oncology patients: an interim analysis of 349 patients from 68 oncology practice sites in UR NCORP Network. Association for Clinical and Translational Science, April 2018, Washington, DC. 

77. Mohile SG, Xu H, Culakova E et al.: Quality of life and distress of caregivers for older patients with advanced cancer. ASCO Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October 2017, San Diego, CA. 

78. Flannery M, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: Modeling of quality of life in older adults with advanced cancer: Data from a URCC NCORP multisite trial. ASCO Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October 2017, San Diego, CA.

79. Loh KP, Duberstein P, Lei L, Xu H et al.: Subjective age as a clinically useful indicator of impairment in geriatric assessment: baseline data of 349 older patients with advanced cancer from a nationwide cluster randomized controlled trial. The 17th Conference of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology - SIOG 2017, November 2017, Warsaw, Poland. (Podium) 

80. Flannery M, Culakova E, Xu H et al.: The Relationships between geriatric impairments, symptom severity, and quality of life in 342 older adults with advanced cancer: A University of Rochester NCI Community Oncology Research Program (UR NCORP) multisite trial. SIOG 2017, November 2017, Warsaw, Poland. (Podium) 

81. Mohile SG, Xu H, Culakova E et al.: The Impact of geriatric assessment domains on caregiver emotional health: data from a multicenter geriatric assessment study in the University of Rochester Cancer Center NCI Community Oncology Research Program (URCC NCORP) network. SIOG 2017, November 2017, Warsaw, Poland. (Podium) 

82. Maggiore RJ, Wells M, Xu H, et al.: Feasibility of enrolling vulnerable older adults with cancer in a geriatric assessment model of care cluster randomized trial. SIOG 2017, November 2017, Warsaw, Poland. (Podium) 

83. Zhang W, Xu H, Tian D et al.: Job burnout is associated with worse doctor-patient relationship among the village doctors in rural China. AcademyHealth 2017 Annual Research Meeting, June 2017, New Orland, LA. (Podium)

84. Mohile SG, Xu H, Canin B et al.: The emotional toll of caregiving for older patients with advanced cancer: Baseline data from a multicenter geriatric assessment (GA) intervention study in UR NCORP. The ASCO 2017 Annual Meeting, June 2017, Chicago, IL.

85. An A, Mohamed M, Xu H et al.: Associations between impairments in geriatric assessment domains and prevalence of polypharmacy, potentially inappropriate medications, and drug interactions in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: A Pilot Study. The ASCO 2017 Annual Meeting, June 2017, Chicago, IL.

86. Zhang X, Xu H: Doctors or farmers: governance challenges of village doctors in China. Health Systems in Asia 2013, National University of Singapore, Singapore, December 2013. (Podium) 

87. Zhang X, Xu H: Current situation of village doctors in China. Health Systems in Asia 2013, National University of Singapore, Singapore, December 2013. (Podium)