Dr. William Brinson Weeks MD, MBA
Addiction Psychiatrist | Addiction Medicine215 N Main St Vamc (11q) White River Junction VT, 05009
Dr. William Weeks is an Addiction Psychiatrist practicing in White River Junction, VT. Dr. Weeks evaluates, diagnoses, and treats people who suffer from impulse control conditions related to addiction. As an Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr. Weeks is a substance abuse expert, and is trained to fully understand the biological science behind addiction, in order to properly treat each patient.
Education and Training
Univ of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 1988
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Addiction Psychiatry
- Improving patient care in a changing environment: a teaching case.
- Using early clinical experiences to integrate quality-improvement learning into medical education.
- Using the Baldrige management system framework in health care: the Veterans Health Administration experience.
- Complications of warfarin therapy: causes, costs, and the role of the anticoagulation clinic.
- Thiamine treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection.
- The development of a survey instrument for community health improvement.
- The changing face of pharmaceutical advertising. A look at medical journals reveals a new era in advertising.
- The organizational costs of preventable medical errors.
- Transfer of risk: "right to sue" legislation and managed care organization stock performance.
- The costs of making practice more cost-effective.
- The more things change: revisiting a comparison of educational costs and incomes of physicians and other professionals.
- Tort claims analysis in the Veterans Health Administration for quality improvement.
- Long-term financial implications of specialty training for physicians.
- Differences in income between male and female primary care physicians.
- Medicare payment changes and physicians' incomes.
- Financial returns on specialty training for surgeons.
- Readability of British and American medical prose at the start of the 21st century.
- A curriculum for training quality scholars to improve the health and health care of veterans and the community at large.
- Improving the effectiveness of physician participation in local quality improvement efforts.
- Baldrige-based quality awards: Veterans Health Administration's 3-year experience.
- Quality improvement as an investment.
- Reducing medication confusion in homebound patients: when the data do not conform to the initial hypothesis.
- Time and money: a retrospective evaluation of the inputs, outputs, efficiency, and incomes of physicians.
- Broadening the business case for patient safety.
- Using aggregate root cause analysis to improve patient safety.
- Characteristics of successful quality improvement teams: lessons from five collaborative projects in the VHA.
- Substance abuse intensive outpatient treatment: does program graduation matter?
- [Extensive initiatives for improved patient safety in the USA].
- Changes in authorship patterns in prestigious US medical journals.
- Listserv use enhances quality and safety in multisite quality improvement efforts.
- Differences in health-related quality of life in rural and urban veterans.
- Return on educational investment in geriatrics training.
- Using aggregate root cause analysis to reduce falls.
- Relationship between tort claims and patient incident reports in the Veterans Health Administration.
- Measuring patient safety climate: a review of surveys.
- Case study: identifying potential problems at the human/technical interface in complex clinical systems.
- What do we know about financial returns on investments in patient safety? A literature review.
- Physical and mental health and access to care among nonmetropolitan Veterans Health Administration patients younger than 65 years.
- Mental distress among younger veterans before, during, and after the invasion of Iraq.
- Rural health care ethics: is there a literature?
- Women's primary care providers and breast cancer screening: who's following the guidelines?
- A cumulative meta-analysis of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in pediatric depression: did unpublished studies influence the efficacy/safety debate?
- Rural and urban disparities in health-related quality of life among veterans with psychiatric disorders.
- Rural and non-rural differences in membership of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities.
- Rural-urban disparities in health-related quality of life within disease categories of Veterans.
- Characteristics of rural and urban cadaveric organ transplant donors and recipients.
- The influence of provider sex on neurologists' annual incomes.
- Response to commentaries on "is there a rural ethics literature?".
- Race and gender differences in general internists' annual incomes.
- The influence of physician race and gender on obstetrician-gynecologists' annual incomes.
- Tobacco cessation counseling across the ages.
- Gender differences in diagnostic radiologists' annual incomes.
- Association of race and gender with general surgeons' annual incomes.
- No patient left behind.
- The influence of race and gender on family physicians' annual incomes.
- Race and gender differences in pediatricians' annual incomes.
- Differences in the annual incomes of emergency physicians related to gender.
- Gender differences in the annual income of psychiatrists.
- Gender differences in anesthesiologists' annual incomes.
- Unintended consequences of regionalizing specialized VA addiction services.
- Income differentials required to make fellowship training in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive pelvic surgery financially neutral.
- Gender differences in ophthalmologists' annual incomes.
- Characteristics of VA patients who use low-quality private-sector CABG centers in New York.
- Who pays when VA users are hospitalized in the private sector? Evidence from three data sources.
- Outcomes of a quality improvement project integrating mental health into primary care.
- Gender differences in dermatologists' annual incomes.
- Where do women veterans get their inpatient care?
- Effective interventions and implementation strategies to reduce adverse drug events in the Veterans Affairs (VA) system.
- The organizational costs of ethical conflicts.
- Is a management degree worth the investment for physicians? A survey of members of the American College of Physician Executives.
- Rural-urban differences in primary care physicians' practice patterns, characteristics, and incomes.
- Collaboration of ethics and patient safety programs: opportunities to promote quality care.
- Medical school type and physician income.
- Rural veterans and access to high-quality care for high-risk surgeries.
- The effectiveness of root cause analysis: what does the literature tell us?
- The U.S. military as a natural experiment: changes in drinking age, military environment, and later alcohol treatment episodes among veterans.
- Does reducing length of stay make a business case?
- Improving efficiency and access to mental health care: combining integrated care and advanced access.
- Health care for patients with serious mental illness: family medicine's role.
- How do race and sex affect the earnings of primary care physicians?
- Cost and workforce implications of subjecting all physicians to aviation industry work-hour restrictions.
- The supply and demand of chiropractors in the United States from 1996 to 2005.
- Health care expenditures for urban and rural veterans in Veterans Health Administration care.
- Practical and policy implications of using different rural-urban classification systems: a case study of inpatient service utilization among Veterans Administration users.
- Utilization and expenditures on chiropractic care in the United States from 1997 to 2006.
- Racial, socioeconomic, and rural-urban disparities in obesity-related bariatric surgery.
- Sex differences in operating room care giver perceptions of patient safety: a pilot study from the Veterans Health Administration Medical Team Training Program.
- Measures of patient safety in developing and emerging countries: a review of the literature.
- Absence of race- or gender-specific income disparities among full-time white and Asian general internists working for the Veterans Administration.
- The fixed-cost dilemma: what counts when counting cost-reduction efforts?
- A cross-sectional, multi-year examination of rural and urban Veterans Administration users: 2002-2006.
- A longitudinal analysis of rural and urban veterans' health-related quality of life.
- The impact of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act of 2004 on VA physicians' salaries and retention.
- The cost of pursuing a medical career in the military: a tale of five specialties.
- Tracing the foundations of a conceptual framework for a patient safety ontology.
- The presence of ethics programs in critical access hospitals.
- Impact of rural residence on survival of male veterans affairs patients after age 65.
- Group prenatal care: an analysis of cost.
- Influenza vaccination among chiropractic patients and other users of complementary and alternative medicine: are chiropractic patients really different?
- Ethical issues arising from variation in health services utilization at the end of life.
- The epistemology of patient safety research.
- Complementary and alternative medicine practitioners and Accountable Care Organizations: the train is leaving the station.
- Supplier-induced demand for psychiatric admissions in Northern New England.
- A proposed conceptual model for studying the use of complementary and alternative medicine.
- The concentration of out-of-pocket expenditures on complementary and alternative medicine in the United States.
- The impact on hospitals of reducing surgical complications suggests many will need shared savings programs with payers.
- Of appendectomies, markets, and fictional charges.
- The United States Chiropractic Workforce: An alternative or complement to primary care?
- Cap and trade: a mechanism to reduce healthcare costs.
- US spending on complementary and alternative medicine during 2002-08 plateaued, suggesting role in reformed health system.
- Addressing healthcare complexity.
- Publicly reported quality-of-care measures influenced Wisconsin physician groups to improve performance.
- Taxation without representation.
- Meta-analysis of the efficacy of treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Marginal complications and healthcare costs.
- Medicare's demonstration of expanded coverage for chiropractic services: limitations of the demonstration and an alternative direct cost estimate.
- Why pricing transparency will not reduce costs.
- Sex-based differences in income and response to proposed financial incentives among general practitioners in France.
- Using shared decision-making to improve healthcare value.
- Physician pay and student debt.
- A road map to success for ACOs.
- A VA exit strategy.
- Cost savings at the Veterans Health Administration.
- Geographic variation in admissions for knee replacement, hip replacement, and hip fracture in France: evidence of supplier-induced demand in for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals.
- Geographic variation in rates of common surgical procedures in France in 2008-2010, and comparison to the US and Britain.
- Characteristics and patterns of elective admissions to for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals in France in 2009 and 2010.
- Rates of admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions in France in 2009-2010: trends, geographic variation, costs, and an international comparison.
- Buprenorphine waivers for physicians.
- Developing the organizational competencies needed in value-based payment systems.
- An overlooked argument in favor of hospital consolidation.
- US Department of Veterans Affairs Primary Care Provider Turnover and Patient Satisfaction.
- A new role for health insurers.
- Paving the road to success under value-based payment models.
- Going beyond reporting variation in care.
- Geographic Variation in Medicare Expenditures, 2003-2012.
- An Alternative Way to Provide Healthcare for Veterans.
- Cross-Sectional Analysis of Per Capita Supply of Doctors of Chiropractic and Opioid Use in Younger Medicare Beneficiaries.
- Multistakeholder recommendations for improving value of spine care: Key themes from a roundtable discussion at the 2015 NASS Annual Meeting.
- Medicare's Bundled Payment Program and Health Care Utilization.
- Without Explicit Targets, Does France Meet Minimum Volume Thresholds for Hip and Knee Replacement and Bariatric Surgeries?
- Is the French palliative care policy effective everywhere? Geographic variation
- Comparing VA to Non-VA Care.
- Evaluating a Value-Driven Outcomes Program.
- The Reply.
- Inaccurate Claims About VA Surgical Quality Might Mislead Veterans.
- A proposal to improve health-care value in spine care delivery: the primary spine practitioner.
- Over-REACHing Conclusions.
- Ineffective Policies to Address the Opioid Epidemic.
- The ethical role of the consultant.
- This practice is sick: a teaching case.
- Dartmouth-Hitchcock M C, Psychiatry
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