• 1394 Citations
1990 …2019
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Personal profile

Training Experience

1986Residency, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
1987Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center

Research Interests

I serve as Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Following a residency in Preventive Medicine, I completed a fellowship in Health Services Research emphasizing large database design and analysis and inter-disciplinary chronic care models. This training laid the foundation for a career in quality improvement (Medical Director for Quality) and outcomes research. I serve as Principal Investigator of FORCE-TJR, a P50 (AHRQ) for comparative effectiveness research in total joint replacement (TJR) outcomes. This national effort enrolled over 30,000 TJR patients from 200 orthopedists to determine best practices to achieve optimal pain relief and physical function for adults with knee and hip arthritis. Annual patient-reported outcomes (PROs), adverse events, and revision data will be collected indefinitely from this longitudinal research cohort. FORCE-TJR returns real-time individual and aggregate trended PRO and risk data to sites to foster a learning health system. In addition, a PCORI-funded cluster randomized trial (6000 patients; 30 surgeons) is evaluating the role of PRO-based, tailored predictive data in a shared decision tool to guide TJR decisions. Other research includes evaluation of physical therapy, alternate anti-thrombotic medications, and opioid use on TJR outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Rochester

… → 1989

MBA, University of Rochester

… → 1986

MD, University of Rochester

… → 1983

Research interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Outcome Measures
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Physical activity
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality of Life

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Research Output 1990 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

A 12-item short form of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS-12): tests of reliability, validity and responsiveness

Gandek, B., Roos, E. M., Franklin, P. D. & Ware, J. E., May 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 5, p. 754-761 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hip Osteoarthritis
Reproducibility of Results
Stairs
Ceilings
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
2 Citations (Scopus)

A 12-item short form of the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS-12): tests of reliability, validity and responsiveness

Gandek, B., Roos, E. M., Franklin, P. D. & Ware, J. E., May 1 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 5, p. 762-770 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee prostheses
Knee Injuries
Knee Osteoarthritis
Reproducibility of Results
Stairs

A Qualitative Study of the Postoperative Pain Management Educational Needs of Total Joint Replacement Patients

Lemay, C. A., Saag, K. G. & Franklin, P. D., Aug 1 2019, In : Pain Management Nursing. 20, 4, p. 345-351 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Replacement Arthroplasties
Pain Management
Postoperative Pain
Pain
Opioid Analgesics

Assessment for Perioperative Hyperglycemia Prior to Total Joint Replacement in Patients With and Without Diabetes

MacFarlane, L. A., Jin, Y., Franklin, P. D., Lii, J., Katz, J. N. & Kim, S. C., Sep 4 2019, In : JAMA network open. 2, 9, p. e1910589

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Replacement Arthroplasties
Hyperglycemia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Geography and Access to Health Care Providers With Long-Term Prescription Opioid Use in Medicare Patients With Severe Osteoarthritis: A Cohort Study

Desai, R. J., Jin, Y., Franklin, P. D., Lee, Y. C., Bateman, B. T., Lii, J., Solomon, DH., Katz, J. N. & Kim, S. C., May 1 2019, In : Arthritis and Rheumatology. 71, 5, p. 712-721 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Geography
Health Services Accessibility
Osteoarthritis
Health Personnel
Opioid Analgesics