Barbara McNeil

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Name: Barbara McNeil, MD, Ph.D.

Elected ACMI Fellow: 1984

Birthdate: 1941, Massachusetts

Degrees: Degrees AB Chemistry, Emmanuel College 1962; MD Harvard Medical School, 1966; Ph.D. Biological Chemistry, Harvard University

Current Position: Chair, Institute of Medicine Board on Health Care Services, Harvard Medical School; Chair, Department of Health Care Policy, HMS; Professor of Radiology, HMS; Professor of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Current email:

Professional Affiliations:

Professional Activities:

Honors and Awards: 1976-1981 Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health 1995 Presidential Award, American College of Nuclear Physicians

1996 Distinguished Fellow, Association for Health Services Research

2001 Shattuck Lecturer, Massachusetts Medical Society

2008 National Associate of the National Research Council of the National Academies

2008 Career Achievement Award, Society for Medical Decision Making

Other Works:

Other Information:

Curriculum Vitae: Dr. McNeil's online CV (2011)

Selected Publications:

Landrum MB, Keating NL, Lamont EB, Bozeman SR, McNeil BJ. Reasons for
underuse of recommended therapies for colorectal and lung cancer in
the Veterans Health Administration. Cancer. 2011 Nov 9. doi:
10.1002/cncr.26628. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22072536.

Kouri EM, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, Bozeman S, McNeil BJ, Keating
NL. Location of Cancer Surgery for Older Veterans with Cancer. Health
Serv Res. 2011 Sep 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2011.01327.x.  PubMed
PMID: 22092115.

Gray SW, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, McNeil BJ, Jaklitsch MT, Keating
NL. Improved outcomes associated with higher surgery rates for older
patients with early stage nonsmall cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2011 Jul
28. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26363. PubMed PMID: 21800285; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC3208066.

Keating NL, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, Bozeman SR, Krasnow SH, Shulman LN,
Brown JR, Earle CC, Oh WK, Rabin M, McNeil BJ. Quality of care for
older patients with cancer in the Veterans Health Administration
versus the private sector: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jun
7;154(11):727-36. PubMed PMID: 21646556.

Normand SL, McNeil BJ. What is evidence? Stat Med. 2010 Aug
30;29(19):1985-8; discussion 1996-7. PubMed PMID: 20683888; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC2917254.

Keating NL, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, Earle CC, Bozeman SR, McNeil BJ.
End-of-life care for older cancer patients in the Veterans Health
Administration versus the private sector. Cancer. 2010 Aug
1;116(15):3732-9. PubMed PMID: 20564065.

Dreyer NA, Schneeweiss S, McNeil BJ, Berger ML, Walker AM, Ollendorf
DA, Gliklich RE; GRACE Initiative. GRACE principles: recognizing
high-quality observational studies of comparative effectiveness. Am J
Manag Care. 2010 Jun;16(6):467-71. PubMed PMID: 20560690.

Oh WK, Landrum MB, Lamont EB, McNeil BJ, Keating NL. Does oral
antiandrogen use before leuteinizing hormone-releasing hormone therapy
in patients with metastatic prostate cancer prevent clinical
consequences of a testosterone flare?  Urology. 2010
Mar;75(3):642-7. Epub 2009 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 19962733.

Hicks LS, O'Malley AJ, Lieu TA, Keegan T, McNeil BJ, Guadagnoli E,
Landon BE.  Impact of health disparities collaboratives on
racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health
centers. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Feb 8;170(3):279-86. PubMed PMID:

Lamont EB, Landrum MB, Keating NL, Archer L, Lan L, Strauss GM,
Lilenbaum R, Niell HB, Maurer LH, Kosty MP, Miller AA, Clamon GH,
Elias AD, McClay EF, Vokes EE, McNeil BJ. Differences in clinical
trial patient attributes and outcomes according to enrollment
setting. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jan 10;28(2):215-21. Epub 2009 Nov
23. PubMed PMID: 19933919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2815711.

Normand SL, Wolf RE, McNeil BJ. Discriminating quality of hospital
care in the United States. Med Decis Making. 2008
May-Jun;28(3):308-22. Epub 2008 Feb 29.  PubMed PMID: 18310529.

Landon BE, Normand SL, Meara E, Qi Zhou, Simon SR, Frank R, McNeil
BJ. The relationship between medical practice characteristics and
quality of care for cardiovascular disease. Med Care Res Rev. 2008
Apr;65(2):167-86. Epub 2007 Dec 20. PubMed PMID: 18096718.

Perry CD, Hutter MM, Smith DB, Newhouse JP, McNeil BJ. Survival and
changes in comorbidities after bariatric surgery. Ann Surg. 2008
Jan;247(1):21-7. PubMed PMID: 18156918.

Swartz K, Ayanian JZ, Soumerai SB, Epstein AM, Blumenthal D, McNeil
BJ, Frank RG. Cures for an ailing system. Newsweek. 2007 Dec
10;150(24):78, 80, 82 passim.  PubMed PMID: 19146225.

Mehrotra A, McNeil BJ, Landon BE. Congestive heart failure disease
management in Medicare-managed care. Am Heart J. 2007
Dec;154(6):1153-9. Epub 2007 Sep 14.  PubMed PMID: 18035089.

Landon BE, Hicks LS, O'Malley AJ, Lieu TA, Keegan T, McNeil BJ,
Guadagnoli E.  Improving the management of chronic disease at
community health centers. N Engl J Med. 2007 Mar
1;356(9):921-34. PubMed PMID: 17329699.

Normand SL, Wolf RE, Ayanian JZ, McNeil BJ. Assessing the accuracy of
hospital clinical performance measures. Med Decis Making. 2007
Jan-Feb;27(1):9-20. PubMed PMID: 17237448.

Landon BE, Normand SL, Lessler A, O'Malley AJ, Schmaltz S, Loeb JM,
McNeil BJ. Quality of care for the treatment of acute medical
conditions in US hospitals. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Dec
11-25;166(22):2511-7. PubMed PMID: 17159018.

Hicks LS, O'Malley AJ, Lieu TA, Keegan T, Cook NL, McNeil BJ, Landon
BE, Guadagnoli E. The quality of chronic disease care in
U.S. community health centers. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006
Nov-Dec;25(6):1712-23. PubMed PMID: 17102197.

O'Malley AJ, Frank RG, Kaddis A, Rothenberg BM, McNeil BJ. Impact of
alternative interventions on changes in generic dispensing
rates. Health Serv Res. 2006 Oct;41(5):1876-94. PubMed PMID: 16987306;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1955290.

McNeil BJ, Elfrink V, Beyea SC, Pierce ST, Bickford CJ. Computer
literacy study: report of qualitative findings. J Prof Nurs. 2006
Jan-Feb;22(1):52-9.  PubMed PMID: 16459289.

McNeil BJ, Elfrink VL, Pierce ST, Beyea SC, Bickford CJ, Averill
C. Nursing informatics knowledge and competencies: a national survey
of nursing education programs in the United States. Int J Med
Inform. 2005 Dec;74(11-12):1021-30. Epub 2005 Jul 25. PubMed PMID:

Landon BE, Normand SL, Frank R, McNeil BJ. Characteristics of medical
practices in three developed managed care markets. Health Serv
Res. 2005 Jun;40(3):675-95. PubMed PMID: 15960686; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC1361163.

Landrum MB, Guadagnoli E, Zummo R, Chin D, McNeil BJ. Care following
acute myocardial infarction in the Veterans Administration Medical
Centers: a comparison with Medicare. Health Serv Res. 2004 Dec;39(6 Pt
1):1773-92. PubMed PMID: 15533186; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1361097.

Guadagnoli E, Normand SL, DiSalvo TG, Palmer RH, McNeil BJ. Effects of
treatment recommendations and specialist intervention on care provided
by primary care physicians to patients with myocardial infarction or
heart failure. Am J Med. 2004 Sep 15;117(6):371-9. PubMed PMID:

Chertow GM, Normand SL, McNeil BJ. "Renalism": inappropriately low
rates of coronary angiography in elderly individuals with renal
insufficiency. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Sep;15(9):2462-8. PubMed PMID:

Meara E, Landrum MB, Ayanian JZ, McNeil BJ, Guadagnoli E. The effect
of managed care market share on appropriate use of coronary
angiography among traditional Medicare beneficiaries. Inquiry. 2004
Summer;41(2):144-58. PubMed PMID: 15449430.

Faxon DP, Schwamm LH, Pasternak RC, Peterson ED, McNeil BJ, Bufalino
V, Yancy CW, Brass LM, Baker DW, Bonow RO, Smaha LA, Jones DW, Smith
SC Jr, Ellrodt G, Allen J, Schwartz SJ, Fonarow G, Duncan P, Horton K,
Smith R, Stranne S, Shine K; American Heart Association's Expert Panel
on Disease Management. Improving quality of care through disease
management: principles and recommendations from the American Heart
Association's Expert Panel on Disease Management. Circulation.  2004
Jun 1;109(21):2651-4. Review. PubMed PMID: 15173048.

Faxon DP, Schwamm LH, Pasternak RC, Peterson ED, McNeil BJ, Bufalino
V, Yancy CW, Brass LM, Baker DW, Bonow RO, Smaha LA, Jones DW, Smith
SC Jr, Ellrodt G, Allen J, Schwartz SJ, Fonarow G, Duncan P, Horton K,
Smith R, Stranne S, Shine K; American Heart Association's Expert Panel
on Disease Management. Improving quality of care through disease
management: principles and recommendations from the American Heart
Association's Expert Panel on Disease Management. Stroke. 2004
Jun;35(6):1527-30. PubMed PMID: 15166404.

Fajardo LL, Pisano ED, Caudry DJ, Gatsonis CA, Berg WA, Connolly J,
Schnitt S, Page DL, McNeil BJ; Radiologist Investigators of the
Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology Group V. Stereotactic and sonographic
large-core biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions: results of the
Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology Group V study. Acad Radiol. 2004
Mar;11(3):293-308. PubMed PMID: 15035520.

Collins LC, Connolly JL, Page DL, Goulart RA, Pisano ED, Fajardo LL,
Berg WA, Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ, Schnitt SJ. Diagnostic agreement in the
evaluation of image-guided breast core needle biopsies: results from a
randomized clinical trial. Am J Surg Pathol. 2004
Jan;28(1):126-31. PubMed PMID: 14707874.

McNeil BJ, Elfrink VL, Pierce ST. Preparing student nurses, faculty
and clinicians for 21st century informatics practice: findings from a
national survey of nursing education programs in the United
States. Stud Health Technol Inform.  2004;107(Pt 2):903-7. PubMed
PMID: 15360943.

McNeil BJ, Elfrink VL, Bickford CJ, Pierce ST, Beyea SC, Averill C,
Klappenbach C. Nursing information technology knowledge, skills, and
preparation of student nurses, nursing faculty, and clinicians: a
U.S. survey. J Nurs Educ.  2003 Aug;42(8):341-9. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ. McNeil appointed to NBIB council. J Nucl Med. 2003
Jun;44(6):20N-22N. PubMed PMID: 12820608.

Petersen LA, Normand SL, Leape LL, McNeil BJ. Regionalization and the
underuse of angiography in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System as
compared with a fee-for-service system. N Engl J Med. 2003 May
29;348(22):2209-17. PubMed PMID: 12773649.

Dendukuri N, Normand SL, McNeil BJ. Impact of cardiac service
availability on case-selection for angiography and survival associated
with angiography. Health Serv Res. 2003 Feb;38(1 Pt 1):21-40. PubMed
PMID: 12650379; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1360872.

Garg PP, Landrum MB, Normand SL, Ayanian JZ, Hauptman PJ, Ryan TJ,
McNeil BJ, Guadagnoli E. Understanding individual and small area
variation in the underuse of coronary angiography following acute
myocardial infarction. Med Care. 2002 Jul;40(7):614-26. PubMed PMID:

Ayanian JZ, Landrum MB, McNeil BJ. Use of cholesterol-lowering therapy
by elderly adults after myocardial infarction. Arch Intern Med. 2002
May 13;162(9):1013-9. PubMed PMID: 11996611.

Siegel MJ, Ishwaran H, Fletcher BD, Meyer JS, Hoffer FA, Jaramillo D,
Hernandez RJ, Roubal SE, Siegel BA, Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ. Staging of
neuroblastoma at imaging: report of the radiology diagnostic oncology
group.  Radiology. 2002 Apr;223(1):168-75. PubMed PMID: 11930063.

Ayanian JZ, Landon BE, Landrum MB, Grana JR, McNeil BJ. Use of
cholesterol-lowering therapy and related beliefs among middle-aged
adults after myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med. 2002
Feb;17(2):95-102. PubMed PMID: 11841524; PubMed Central PMCID:

Bronskill SE, Normand SL, McNeil BJ. Post-acute service use following
acute myocardial infarction in the elderly. Health Care Financ
Rev. 2002 Winter;24(2):77-93. PubMed PMID: 12690696.

Petersen LA, Normand SL, Leape LL, McNeil BJ. Comparison of use of
medications after acute myocardial infarction in the Veterans Health
Administration and Medicare. Circulation. 2001 Dec
11;104(24):2898-904. PubMed PMID: 11739303.

McNeil BJ. Shattuck Lecture--Hidden barriers to improvement in the
quality of care. N Engl J Med. 2001 Nov 29;345(22):1612-20. PubMed
PMID: 11757509.

DiSalvo TG, Normand SL, Hauptman PJ, Guadagnoli E, Palmer RH, McNeil
BJ.  Pitfalls in assessing the quality of care for patients with
cardiovascular disease. Am J Med. 2001 Sep;111(4):297-303. PubMed
PMID: 11583014.

Seddon ME, Ayanian JZ, Landrum MB, Cleary PD, Peterson EA, Gahart MT,
McNeil BJ. Quality of ambulatory care after myocardial infarction
among Medicare patients by type of insurance and region. Am J
Med. 2001 Jul;111(1):24-32. PubMed PMID: 11448657.

Pisano ED, Fajardo LL, Caudry DJ, Sneige N, Frable WJ, Berg WA, Tocino
I, Schnitt SJ, Connolly JL, Gatsonis CA, McNeil BJ. Fine-needle
aspiration biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions in a multicenter
clinical trial: results from the radiologic diagnostic oncology group
V. Radiology. 2001 Jun;219(3):785-92. PubMed PMID: 11376270.

Guadagnoli E, Landrum MB, Normand SL, Ayanian JZ, Garg P, Hauptman PJ,
Ryan TJ, McNeil BJ. Impact of underuse, overuse, and discretionary use
on geographic variation in the use of coronary angiography after acute
myocardial infarction.  Med Care. 2001 May;39(5):446-58. PubMed PMID:

Hauptman PJ, O'Connor KJ, Wolf RE, McNeil BJ. Angiography of potential
cardiac donors. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 Apr;37(5):1252-8. PubMed PMID:

Normand ST, Landrum MB, Guadagnoli E, Ayanian JZ, Ryan TJ, Cleary PD,
McNeil BJ. Validating recommendations for coronary angiography
following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly: a matched
analysis using propensity scores.  J Clin Epidemiol. 2001
Apr;54(4):387-98. PubMed PMID: 11297888.

Havighurst CC, Hutt PB, McNeil BJ, Miller W. Evidence: its meanings in
health care and in law. (Summary of the 10 April 2000 IOM and AHRQ
Workshop, "Evidence": its meanings and uses in law, medicine, and
health care). J Health Polit Policy Law. 2001
Apr;26(2):195-215. PubMed PMID: 11330078.

Brown DL, Zou KH, Tempany CM, Frates MC, Silverman SG, McNeil BJ,
Kurtz AB.  Primary versus secondary ovarian malignancy: imaging
findings of adnexal masses in the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group
Study. Radiology. 2001 Apr;219(1):213-8. PubMed PMID: 11274559.

Tempany CM, McNeil BJ. Advances in biomedical imaging. JAMA. 2001 Feb
7;285(5):562-7. PubMed PMID: 11176859.

Petersen LA, Normand SL, Daley J, McNeil BJ. Outcome of myocardial
infarction in Veterans Health Administration patients as compared with
medicare patients. N Engl J Med. 2000 Dec 28;343(26):1934-41. PubMed
PMID: 11136265.

Guadagnoli E, Landrum MB, Peterson EA, Gahart MT, Ryan TJ, McNeil BJ.
Appropriateness of coronary angiography after myocardial infarction
among Medicare beneficiaries. Managed care versus fee for service. N
Engl J Med. 2000 Nov 16;343(20):1460-6. PubMed PMID: 11078772.

Chertow GM, Normand SL, Silva LR, McNeil BJ. Survival after acute
myocardial infarction in patients with end-stage renal disease:
results from the cooperative cardiovascular project. Am J Kidney
Dis. 2000 Jun;35(6):1044-51. PubMed PMID: 10845815.

Tempany CM, Zou KH, Silverman SG, Brown DL, Kurtz AB, McNeil
BJ. Staging of advanced ovarian cancer: comparison of imaging
modalities--report from the Radiological Diagnostic Oncology
Group. Radiology. 2000 Jun;215(3):761-7. PubMed PMID: 10831697.

McNeil BJ. Changing roles of decision analysis and cost-effectiveness
analyses in medicine and radiology. Eur Radiol. 2000;10 Suppl
3:S340-3. PubMed PMID: 11001440.

Dowd C, McNeil BJ. The year 2000 problem: ensuring the continuity of
service.  Aspens Advis Nurse Exec. 1999 Jul;14(10):1-7. PubMed PMID:

Kurtz AB, Tsimikas JV, Tempany CM, Hamper UM, Arger PH, Bree RL,
Wechsler RJ, Francis IR, Kuhlman JE, Siegelman ES, Mitchell DG,
Silverman SG, Brown DL, Sheth S, Coleman BG, Ellis JH, Kurman RJ,
Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ. Diagnosis and staging of ovarian cancer:
comparative values of Doppler and conventional US, CT, and MR imaging
correlated with surgery and histopathologic analysis--report of the
Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group. Radiology. 1999
Jul;212(1):19-27. PubMed PMID: 10405715.

Landrum MB, McNeil BJ, Silva L, Normand SL. Understanding variability
in physician ratings of the appropriateness of coronary angiography
after acute myocardial infarction. J Clin Epidemiol. 1999
Apr;52(4):309-19. PubMed PMID: 10235171.

McNeil BJ, Dowd C. Controlling the millennium bug. Nursing. 1999
Mar;29(3):54-5. PubMed PMID: 10205508.

McNeil BJ, Dowd C. The year 2000 (Y2K) problem. Nursing's call to
action. CIN Plus. 1999 Jan 1;2(1):1, 5-6. PubMed PMID: 10890845.

McNeil BJ. Quality of care in the USA in the 1990s: emphasis areas and
stakeholders. Acad Radiol. 1998 Sep;5 Suppl 2:S355-6. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ. Medical technologies: concern about and assurance of
value. Acad Radiol. 1998 Sep;5 Suppl 2:S257-8. PubMed PMID: 9750825.

Ayanian JZ, Landrum MB, Normand SL, Guadagnoli E, McNeil BJ. Rating
the appropriateness of coronary angiography--do practicing physicians
agree with an expert panel and with each other? N Engl J Med. 1998 Jun
25;338(26):1896-904.  PubMed PMID: 9637811.

Normand SL, McNeil BJ, Peterson LE, Palmer RH. Eliciting expert
opinion using the Delphi technique: identifying performance indicators
for cardiovascular disease. Int J Qual Health Care. 1998
Jun;10(3):247-60. PubMed PMID: 9661064.

Tu JV, Naylor CD, Pashos CL, Mcneil BJ. Coronary angiography and
revascularization after acute myocardial infarction: which rate is
right? Eur Heart J. 1998 Apr;19(4):529-30. Review. PubMed PMID:

Tu JV, Weinstein MC, McNeil BJ, Naylor CD. Predicting mortality after
coronary artery bypass surgery: what do artificial neural networks
learn? The Steering Committee of the Cardiac Care Network of
Ontario. Med Decis Making. 1998 Apr-Jun;18(2):229-35. PubMed PMID:

Curtin HD, Ishwaran H, Mancuso AA, Dalley RW, Caudry DJ, McNeil BJ.
Comparison of CT and MR imaging in staging of neck
metastases. Radiology. 1998 Apr;207(1):123-30. PubMed PMID: 9530307.

Pisano ED, Fajardo LL, Tsimikas J, Sneige N, Frable WJ, Gatsonis CA,
Evans WP, Tocino I, McNeil BJ. Rate of insufficient samples for
fine-needle aspiration for nonpalpable breast lesions in a multicenter
clinical trial: The Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology Group 5 Study. The
RDOG5 investigators. Cancer. 1998 Feb 15;82(4):679-88. PubMed PMID:

Ayanian JZ, Guadagnoli E, McNeil BJ, Cleary PD. Treatment and outcomes
of acute myocardial infarction among patients of cardiologists and
generalist physicians. Arch Intern Med. 1997 Dec
8-22;157(22):2570-6. PubMed PMID: 9531225.

Getty DJ, Seltzer SE, Tempany CM, Pickett RM, Swets JA, McNeil
BJ. Prostate cancer: relative effects of demographic, clinical,
histologic, and MR imaging variables on the accuracy of
staging. Radiology. 1997 Aug;204(2):471-9. PubMed PMID: 9240538.

Tu JV, Pashos CL, Naylor CD, Chen E, Normand SL, Newhouse JP, McNeil
BJ. Use of cardiac procedures and outcomes in elderly patients with
myocardial infarction in the United States and Canada. N Engl J
Med. 1997 May 22;336(21):1500-5.  Erratum in: N Engl J Med 1997 Jul
10;337(2):139. PubMed PMID: 9154770.

Sunshine JH, McNeil BJ. Rapid method for rigorous assessment of
radiologic imaging technologies. Radiology. 1997
Feb;202(2):549-57. PubMed PMID: 9015089.

Tu JV, Naylor CD, Kumar D, DeBuono BA, McNeil BJ, Hannan EL. Coronary
artery bypass graft surgery in Ontario and New York State: which rate
is right? Steering Committee of the Cardiac Care Network of
Ontario. Ann Intern Med. 1997 Jan 1;126(1):13-9. PubMed PMID: 8992918.

Panicek DM, Gatsonis C, Rosenthal DI, Seeger LL, Huvos AG, Moore SG,
Caudry DJ, Palmer WE, McNeil BJ. CT and MR imaging in the local
staging of primary malignant musculoskeletal neoplasms: Report of the
Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group. Radiology. 1997
Jan;202(1):237-46. PubMed PMID: 8988217.

Seltzer SE, Getty DJ, Tempany CM, Pickett RM, Schnall MD, McNeil BJ,
Swets JA. Staging prostate cancer with MR imaging: a combined
radiologist-computer system. Radiology. 1997 Jan;202(1):219-26. PubMed
PMID: 8988214.

Zerhouni EA, Rutter C, Hamilton SR, Balfe DM, Megibow AJ, Francis IR,
Moss AA, Heiken JP, Tempany CM, Aisen AM, Weinreb JC, Gatsonis C,
McNeil BJ. CT and MR imaging in the staging of colorectal carcinoma:
report of the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group II. Radiology. 1996
Aug;200(2):443-51. PubMed PMID: 8685340.

Normand ST, Glickman ME, Sharma RG, McNeil BJ. Using admission
characteristics to predict short-term mortality from myocardial
infarction in elderly patients. Results from the Cooperative
Cardiovascular Project. JAMA. 1996 May 1;275(17):1322-8. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ. Prospects for outcomes research in radiology and health
policy.  Acad Radiol. 1996 Apr;3 Suppl 1:S19-20. PubMed PMID: 8796500.

McNeil BJ. Technology assessment. Acad Radiol. 1995 Sep;2 Suppl
2:S100-2.  PubMed PMID: 9419711.

Guadagnoli E, Hauptman PJ, Ayanian JZ, Pashos CL, McNeil BJ, Cleary
PD.  Variation in the use of cardiac procedures after acute myocardial
infarction. N Engl J Med. 1995 Aug 31;333(9):573-8. PubMed PMID:

Gatsonis CA, Epstein AM, Newhouse JP, Normand SL, McNeil
BJ. Variations in the utilization of coronary angiography for elderly
patients with an acute myocardial infarction. An analysis using
hierarchical logistic regression. Med Care. 1995
Jun;33(6):625-42. PubMed PMID: 7760578.

Guadagnoli E, Cleary PD, McNeil BJ. The influence of socioeconomic
status on change in health status after hospitalization. Soc Sci
Med. 1995 May;40(10):1399-406. PubMed PMID: 7638648.

Guadagnoli E, Ayanian JZ, Gibbons G, McNeil BJ, LoGerfo FW. The
influence of race on the use of surgical procedures for treatment of
peripheral vascular disease of the lower extremities. Arch Surg. 1995
Apr;130(4):381-6. PubMed PMID: 7710336.

Normand SL, Morris CN, Fung KS, McNeil BJ, Epstein AM. Development and
validation of a claims based index for adjusting for risk of
mortality: the case of acute myocardial infarction. J Clin
Epidemiol. 1995 Feb;48(2):229-43. PubMed PMID: 7869069.

Ayanian JZ, Hauptman PJ, Guadagnoli E, Antman EM, Pashos CL, McNeil
BJ.  Knowledge and practices of generalist and specialist physicians
regarding drug therapy for acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J
Med. 1994 Oct 27;331(17):1136-42. PubMed PMID: 7935639.

McClellan M, McNeil BJ, Newhouse JP. Does more intensive treatment of
acute myocardial infarction in the elderly reduce mortality? Analysis
using instrumental variables. JAMA. 1994 Sep 21;272(11):859-66. PubMed
PMID: 8078163.

Tempany CM, Zhou X, Zerhouni EA, Rifkin MD, Quint LE, Piccoli CW,
Ellis JH, McNeil BJ. Staging of prostate cancer: results of Radiology
Diagnostic Oncology Group project comparison of three MR imaging
techniques. Radiology. 1994 Jul;192(1):47-54. PubMed PMID: 8208963.

Ellis JH, Tempany C, Sarin MS, Gatsonis C, Rifkin MD, McNeil BJ. MR
imaging and sonography of early prostatic cancer: pathologic and
imaging features that influence identification and diagnosis. AJR Am J
Roentgenol. 1994 Apr;162(4):865-72. PubMed PMID: 8141009.

Guadagnoli E, McNeil BJ. Outcomes research: hope for the future or the
latest rage? Inquiry. 1994 Spring;31(1):14-24. PubMed PMID: 8168906.

Pashos CL, Normand SL, Garfinkle JB, Newhouse JP, Epstein AM, McNeil
BJ.  Trends in the use of drug therapies in patients with acute
myocardial infarction: 1988 to 1992. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994
Apr;23(5):1023-30. PubMed PMID: 7908298.

Mort EA, Guadagnoli E, Schroeder SA, Greenfield S, Mulley AG, McNeil
BJ, Cleary PD. The influence of age on clinical and patient-reported
outcomes after cholecystectomy. J Gen Intern Med. 1994
Feb;9(2):61-5. PubMed PMID: 8164078.

Wolf GL, Walsh SJ, McNeil BJ. Utility of magnetic resonance contrast
agents in routine cranial imaging. Case study of an evaluative
method. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 1994 Feb;4(1):55-62. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ. Use of claims data to monitor patients over time: acute
myocardial infarction as a case study. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1993 Dec
31;703:63-72; discussion 72-3. PubMed PMID: 8192319.

Pashos CL, Newhouse JP, McNeil BJ. Temporal changes in the care and
outcomes of elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction, 1987
through 1990. JAMA.  1993 Oct 20;270(15):1832-6. PubMed PMID: 8411527.

McNeil BJ. Reimbursement and imaging technology. Assessment in the
United States. Invest Radiol. 1993 Aug;28 Suppl 3:S57. PubMed PMID:

Hillman BJ, Fryback DG, Holden RW, McNeil BJ, Molitor RM, Moss AA,
Peck PV, Putman CE, Thompson WM. The General Electric-Association of
University Radiologists Radiology Research Academic Fellowship
(GERRAF). An industry-academic collaboration to improve clinical
research in radiology. Invest Radiol. 1993 May;28(5):395-7. PubMed
PMID: 8496030.

Hall JA, Epstein AM, DeCiantis ML, McNeil BJ. Physicians' liking for
their patients: more evidence for the role of affect in medical
care. Health Psychol.  1993 Mar;12(2):140-6. PubMed PMID: 8500441.

Greenfield S, Apolone G, McNeil BJ, Cleary PD. The importance of
co-existent disease in the occurrence of postoperative complications
and one-year recovery in patients undergoing total hip
replacement. Comorbidity and outcomes after hip replacement. Med
Care. 1993 Feb;31(2):141-54. PubMed PMID: 8433577.

Cleary PD, Reilly DT, Greenfield S, Mulley AG, Wexler L, Frankel F,
McNeil BJ. Using patient reports to assess health-related quality of
life after total hip replacement. Qual Life Res. 1993
Feb;2(1):3-11. PubMed PMID: 8490615.

McNeil BJ. Socioeconomic forces affecting medicine: times of increased
retrenchment and accountability. Semin Nucl Med. 1993
Jan;23(1):3-8. PubMed PMID: 8469991.

Udvarhelyi IS, Gatsonis C, Epstein AM, Pashos CL, Newhouse JP, McNeil
BJ.  Acute myocardial infarction in the Medicare population. Process
of care and clinical outcomes. JAMA. 1992 Nov
11;268(18):2530-6. PubMed PMID: 1404820.

Seltzer SE, McNeil BJ, D'Orsi CJ, Getty DJ, Pickett RM, Swets
JA. Combining evidence from multiple imaging modalities: a
feature-analysis method. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1992
Nov-Dec;16(6):373-80. PubMed PMID: 1468071.

McNeil BJ, Pedersen SH, Gatsonis C. Current issues in profiling
quality of care. Inquiry. 1992 Fall;29(3):298-307. PubMed PMID:

D'Orsi CJ, Getty DJ, Swets JA, Pickett RM, Seltzer SE, McNeil
BJ. Reading and decision aids for improved accuracy and
standardization of mammographic diagnosis. Radiology. 1992
Sep;184(3):619-22. PubMed PMID: 1509042.

Tumeh SS, Belville JS, Pugatch R, McNeil BJ. Ga-67 scintigraphy and
computed tomography in the diagnosis of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
in patients with AIDS. A prospective comparison. Clin Nucl Med. 1992
May;17(5):387-94. PubMed PMID: 1587045.

Cleary PD, Greenfield S, McNeil BJ. Assessing quality of life after
surgery.  Control Clin Trials. 1991 Aug;12(4 Suppl):189S-203S. PubMed
PMID: 1663855.

Cleary PD, Greenfield S, Mulley AG, Pauker SG, Schroeder SA, Wexler L,
McNeil BJ. Variations in length of stay and outcomes for six medical
and surgical conditions in Massachusetts and California. JAMA. 1991
Jul 3;266(1):73-9. PubMed PMID: 2046132.

Webb WR, Gatsonis C, Zerhouni EA, Heelan RT, Glazer GM, Francis IR,
McNeil BJ. CT and MR imaging in staging non-small cell bronchogenic
carcinoma: report of the Radiologic Diagnostic Oncology
Group. Radiology. 1991 Mar;178(3):705-13.  PubMed PMID: 1847239.

Swets JA, Getty DJ, Pickett RM, D'Orsi CJ, Seltzer SE, McNeil
BJ. Enhancing and evaluating diagnostic accuracy. Med Decis
Making. 1991 Jan-Mar;11(1):9-18.  PubMed PMID: 2034078.

Pashos CL, McNeil BJ. Consequences of variation in treatment for acute
myocardial infarction. Health Serv Res. 1990 Dec;25(5):717-22. PubMed
PMID: 2254085; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1065658.

Rifkin MD, Zerhouni EA, Gatsonis CA, Quint LE, Paushter DM, Epstein
JI, Hamper U, Walsh PC, McNeil BJ. Comparison of magnetic resonance
imaging and ultrasonography in staging early prostate cancer. Results
of a multi-institutional cooperative trial. N Engl J Med. 1990 Sep
6;323(10):621-6.  PubMed PMID: 2200965.

Berkey CS, Douglass CW, Valachovic RW, Chauncey HH, McNeil
BJ. Statistical methods for comparing dental diagnostic
procedures. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1990
Aug;18(4):169-76. PubMed PMID: 2201479.

Gatsonis C, McNeil BJ. Collaborative evaluations of diagnostic tests:
experience of the Radiology Diagnostic Oncology Group. Radiology. 1990
May;175(2):571-5. PubMed PMID: 2183290.

Aliabadi P, Tumeh SS, Weissman BN, McNeil BJ. Cemented total hip
prosthesis: radiographic and scintigraphic evaluation. Radiology. 1989
Oct;173(1):203-6.  PubMed PMID: 2675184.

Hall JA, Epstein AM, McNeil BJ. Multidimensionality of health status
in an elderly population. Construct validity of a measurement
battery. Med Care. 1989 Mar;27(3 Suppl):S168-77. PubMed PMID: 2921884.

Tumeh SS, Aliabadi P, Seltzer SE, Weissman BN, McNeil BJ. Chronic
osteomyelitis: the relative roles of scintigrams, plain radiographs,
and transmission computed tomography. Clin Nucl Med. 1988
Oct;13(10):710-5. PubMed PMID: 3180596.

Lee TH, Gottlieb LK, Weitzman LJ, Mulley AG, Pauker SG, McNeil
BJ. Lengths of stay of patients with uncomplicated acute myocardial
infarction at three Boston hospitals: impact of pre-discharge
tactics. J Gen Intern Med. 1988 May-Jun;3(3):239-44. PubMed PMID:

Begg CB, McNeil BJ. Assessment of radiologic tests: control of bias
and other design considerations. Radiology. 1988
May;167(2):565-9. PubMed PMID: 3357976.

Cleary PD, McNeil BJ. Patient satisfaction as an indicator of quality
care.  Inquiry. 1988 Spring;25(1):25-36. Review. PubMed PMID: 2966123.

Douglas CW, Valachovic RW, Berkey CS, Chauncey HH, McNeil BJ. Clinical
indicators of radiographically detectable dental diseases in the adult
patient.  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1988
Apr;65(4):474-82. PubMed PMID: 3163138.

Epstein AM, McNeil BJ. Changes in ambulatory testing for hypertensive
patients 1971-1980. Med Care. 1988 Jan;26(1):1-8. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Kominski GF, Williams-Ashman A. Modified DRGs as evidence
for variability in patient severity. Med Care. 1988
Jan;26(1):53-61. PubMed PMID: 3121959.

Trisolini MG, Boswell SB, Johnson SK, McNeil BJ. Radiology work-load
measurements reflecting variables specific to hospital, patient, and
examination: results of a collaborative study. Radiology. 1988
Jan;166(1 Pt 1):247-53. PubMed PMID: 3275968.

Liberati A, Patterson WB, Biener L, McNeil BJ. Determinants of
physicians' preferences for alternative treatments in women with early
breast cancer. Tumori.  1987 Dec 31;73(6):601-9. PubMed PMID: 3433367.

Tumeh SS, Aliabadi P, Weissman BN, McNeil BJ. Disease activity in
osteomyelitis: role of radiography. Radiology. 1987
Dec;165(3):781-4. PubMed PMID: 3685360.

Epstein AM, McNeil BJ. Variations in ambulatory test use: what do they
mean?  Med Clin North Am. 1987 Jul;71(4):705-17. Review. PubMed PMID:

Trisolini MG, McNeil BJ, Komaroff AL. The chemistry
laboratory. Development of average, fixed, and variable costs for
incorporation into a management control system. Med Care. 1987
Apr;25(4):286-99. PubMed PMID: 3695648.

Hartley RM, Epstein AM, Harris CM, McNeil BJ. Differences in
ambulatory test ordering in England and America. Role of doctors'
beliefs and attitudes. Am J Med. 1987 Mar;82(3):513-7. PubMed PMID:

Epstein AM, Hall JA, Besdine R, Cumella E Jr, Feldstein M, McNeil BJ,
Rowe JW. The emergence of geriatric assessment units. The "new
technology of geriatrics". Ann Intern Med. 1987
Feb;106(2):299-303. PubMed PMID: 3800188.

Evans JS, Wennberg JE, McNeil BJ. The influence of diagnostic
radiography on the incidence of breast cancer and leukemia. N Engl J
Med. 1986 Sep 25;315(13):810-5. PubMed PMID: 3748092.

Douglass CW, Valachovic RW, Wijesinha A, Chauncey HH, Kapur KK, McNeil
BJ.  Clinical efficacy of dental radiography in the detection of
dental caries and periodontal diseases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral
Pathol. 1986 Sep;62(3):330-9.  PubMed PMID: 3462638.

Epstein AM, McNeil BJ. Relationship of beliefs and behavior in test
ordering. Am J Med. 1986 May;80(5):865-70. PubMed PMID: 3706374.

Doubilry P, Weinstein MC, McNeil BJ. Forum: Use and misuse of the term
"cost-effective". Health Cost Manage. 1986 May-Jun;3(3):11-6. PubMed
PMID: 10318611.

Epstein AM, Begg CB, McNeil BJ. The use of ambulatory testing in
prepaid and fee-for-service group practices. Relation to perceived
profitability. N Engl J Med. 1986 Apr 24;314(17):1089-94. PubMed PMID:

Edeburn GF, McNeil BJ. Single moderate-sized segmental V/Q mismatch:
moderate probability for pulmonary embolus. J Nucl Med. 1986
Apr;27(4):568.  PubMed PMID: 3712073.

Valachovic RW, Douglass CW, Berkey CS, McNeil BJ, Chauncey
HH. Examiner reliability in dental radiography. J Dent Res. 1986
Mar;65(3):432-6. PubMed PMID: 3457049.

Valachovic RW, Douglass CW, Reiskin AB, Chauncey HH, McNeil BJ. The
use of panoramic radiography in the evaluation of asymptomatic adult
dental patients.  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1986
Mar;61(3):289-96. PubMed PMID: 3458134.

Tumeh SS, Aliabadi P, Weissman BN, McNeil BJ. Chronic osteomyelitis:
bone and gallium scan patterns associated with active
disease. Radiology. 1986 Mar;158(3):685-8. PubMed PMID: 3945738.

Doubilet P, Weinstein MC, McNeil BJ. Use and misuse of the term "cost
effective" in medicine. N Engl J Med. 1986 Jan 23;314(4):253-6. PubMed
PMID: 3079883.

McNeil BJ, Padrick KP, Wellman J. 'I didn't sleep a wink'. Am J
Nurs. 1986 Jan;86(1):26-7. PubMed PMID: 3632883.

Doubilet P, McNeil BJ, Weinstein MC. The decision concerning coronary
angiography in patients with chest pain. A cost-effectiveness
analysis. Med Decis Making. 1985 Fall;5(3):293-309. PubMed PMID:

Doubilet P, Begg CB, Weinstein MC, Braun P, McNeil BJ. Probabilistic
sensitivity analysis using Monte Carlo simulation. A practical
approach. Med Decis Making. 1985 Summer;5(2):157-77. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Tihansky D, Wennberg JE. Use of medical radiographs: extent
of variation and associated active bone marrow doses. Radiology. 1985
Jul;156(1):51-6. PubMed PMID: 4001422.

McNeil BJ, Sapienza A, Van Gerpen J, Sheriff CR, Gillis AE, Sack DJ,
Komaroff AL. Radiology department management system: technologists'
costs.  Radiology. 1985 Jul;156(1):57-60. PubMed PMID: 3923558.

Doubilet P, McNeil BJ. Clinical decisionmaking. Med Care. 1985
May;23(5):648-62. Review. PubMed PMID: 3892182.

Doubilet P, McNeil BJ, Van Houten FX, Berenberg A, Ratnofsky S,
Greenes RA, Anderson JW, Mellins HZ, Abrams HL. Excretory urography in
current practice: evidence against overutilization. Radiology. 1985
Mar;154(3):607-11. PubMed PMID: 3969460.

Falchuk KH, Peterson L, McNeil BJ. Microparticulate-induced
phlebitis. Its prevention by in-line filtration. N Engl J Med. 1985
Jan 10;312(2):78-82. PubMed PMID: 3880597.

McNeil BJ. Hospital response to DRG-based prospective payment. Med
Decis Making. 1985;5(1):15-21. PubMed PMID: 3934488.

Epstein AM, McNeil BJ. Physician characteristics and organizational
factors influencing use of ambulatory tests. Med Decis Making. 1985
Winter;5(4):401-15.  Review. PubMed PMID: 3916109.

Epstein AM, McNeil BJ. The effects of patient characteristics on
ambulatory test ordering. Soc Sci Med. 1985;21(10):1071-5. PubMed
PMID: 4081813.

Epstein AM, Begg CB, McNeil BJ. The effects of physicians' training
and personality on test ordering for ambulatory patients. Am J Public
Health. 1984 Nov;74(11):1271-3. PubMed PMID: 6496824; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC1652033.

Epstein AM, Hartley RM, Charlton JR, Harris CM, Jarman B, McNeil BJ. A
comparison of ambulatory test ordering for hypertensive patients in
the United States and England. JAMA. 1984 Oct 5;252(13):1723-6. PubMed
PMID: 6471298.

McNeil BJ. Value of bone scanning in neoplastic disease. Semin Nucl
Med.  1984 Oct;14(4):277-86. Review. PubMed PMID: 6387915.

Polak JF, McNeil BJ. Pulmonary scintigraphy and the diagnosis of
pulmonary embolism. A perspective. Clin Chest Med. 1984
Sep;5(3):457-64. Review. PubMed PMID: 6386290.

Epstein AM, Krock SJ, McNeil BJ. Office laboratory tests. Perceptions
of profitability. Med Care. 1984 Feb;22(2):160-6. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Wijesinha A, Bynum TE, Greenes RA, Berenberg A, Van Houten
FX, Ratnofsky S, Millan D, Abrams HL. Selection criteria for upper
gastrointestinal examinations: attempts at
improvement. Radiology. 1984 Feb;150(2):311-6. PubMed PMID: 6691081.

McNeil BJ, Pauker SG. Decision analysis for public health: principles
and illustrations. Annu Rev Public
Health. 1984;5:135-61. Review. PubMed PMID: 6426486.

Greenes RA, Begg CB, Cain KC, Swets JA, Feehrer CE, McNeil BJ.
Patient-oriented performance measures of diagnostic
tests. 2. Assignment potential and assignment strength. Med Decis
Making. 1984;4(1):17-31. PubMed PMID: 6727585.

McNeil BJ, Hanley JA. Statistical approaches to the analysis of
receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves. Med Decis
Making. 1984;4(2):137-50. PubMed PMID: 6472062.

Douglass CW, McNeil BJ. Clinical decision analysis methods applied to
diagnostic tests in dentistry. J Dent Educ. 1983
Nov;47(11):708-14. PubMed PMID: 6581205.

Branch WT Jr, McNeil BJ. Analysis of the differential diagnosis and
assessment of pleuritic chest pain in young adults. Am J Med. 1983
Oct;75(4):671-9. PubMed PMID: 6624774.

McNeil BJ, Hanley JA, Funkenstein HH, Wallman J. Paired receiver
operating characteristic curves and the effect of history on
radiographic interpretation.  CT of the head as a case
study. Radiology. 1983 Oct;149(1):75-7. PubMed PMID: 6611955.

Alderson PO, Adams DF, McNeil BJ, Sanders R, Siegelman SS, Finberg HJ,
Hessel SJ, Abrams HL. Computed tomography, ultrasound, and
scintigraphy of the liver in patients with colon or breast carcinoma:
a prospective comparison.  Radiology. 1983 Oct;149(1):225-30. PubMed
PMID: 6611929.

Hanley JA, McNeil BJ. A method of comparing the areas under receiver
operating characteristic curves derived from the same
cases. Radiology. 1983 Sep;148(3):839-43. PubMed PMID: 6878708.

Epstein AM, Begg CB, McNeil BJ. The effects of group size on test
ordering for hypertensive patients. N Engl J Med. 1983 Aug
25;309(8):464-8. PubMed PMID: 6877314.

Sanders RC, McNeil BJ, Finberg HJ, Hessel SJ, Siegelman SS, Adams DF,
Alderson PO, Abrams HL. A prospective study of computed tomography and
ultrasound in the detection and staging of pelvic
masses. Radiology. 1983 Feb;146(2):439-42.  PubMed PMID: 6849090.

Wijesinha A, Begg CB, Funkenstein HH, McNeil BJ. Methodology for the
differential diagnosis of a complex data set. A case study using data
from routine CT scan examinations. Med Decis
Making. 1983;3(2):133-54. PubMed PMID: 6633185.

Doubilet P, McNeil BJ, Weinstein MC. Optimal strategies for the
diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease. Analysis using
microcomputer. Med Decis Making. 1983;3(1):23-8. PubMed PMID: 6350790.

McNeil BJ, Kirkwood JR, Hanley JA, Polak J, Wilkinson R, Funkenstein
HH.  Computed tomographic studies of the head in a teaching hospital
and a community hospital: a comparison. Radiology. 1982
Nov;145(2):367-70. PubMed PMID: 7134438.

Goldhaber SZ, Hennekens CH, Markisz JA, McNeil BJ, Glynn MA, Bettmann
MA, Schur PH. Low sensitivity of plasma DNA in screening for pulmonary
embolism. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1982 Aug;126(2):360-1. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Pauker SG, Sox HC Jr, Tversky A. On the elicitation of
preferences for alternative therapies. N Engl J Med. 1982 May
27;306(21):1259-62.  PubMed PMID: 7070445.

Hanley JA, McNeil BJ. The meaning and use of the area under a receiver
operating characteristic (ROC) curve. Radiology. 1982
Apr;143(1):29-36. PubMed PMID: 7063747.

Hessel SJ, Siegelman SS, McNeil BJ, Sanders R, Adams DF, Alderson PO,
Finberg HJ, Abrams HL. A prospective evaluation of computed tomography
and ultrasound of the pancreas. Radiology. 1982
Apr;143(1):129-33. PubMed PMID: 7063714.

Abrams HL, Siegelman SS, Adams DF, Sanders R, Finberg HJ, Hessel SJ,
McNeil BJ. Computed tomography versus ultrasound of the adrenal gland:
a prospective study. Radiology. 1982 Apr;143(1):121-8. PubMed PMID:

Hanley JA, McNeil BJ. Maximum attainable discrimination and the
utilization of radiologic examinations. J Chronic
Dis. 1982;35(8):601-11. PubMed PMID: 7096524.

McNeil BJ, Eddy DM. The costs and effects of screening for cancer
among asbestos-exposed workers. J Chronic
Dis. 1982;35(5):351-8. PubMed PMID: 6802863.

Budinger TF, McNeil BJ, Alderson PO. Perspectives in nuclear medicine:
pulmonary studies. J Nucl Med. 1982 Jan;23(1):60-5. PubMed PMID:

Doubilet P, McNeil BJ. Treatment choice in gastric carcinoma. A
decision-analytic approach. Med Decis Making. 1982;2(3):261-74. PubMed
PMID: 7169934.

McNeil BJ, Weichselbaum R, Pauker SG. Speech and survival: tradeoffs
between quality and quantity of life in laryngeal cancer. N Engl J
Med. 1981 Oct 22;305(17):982-7. PubMed PMID: 7278922.

McNeil BJ, Sanders R, Alderson PO, Hessel SJ, Finberg H, Siegelman SS,
Adams DF, Abrams HL. A prospective study of computed tomography,
ultrasound, and gallium imaging in patients with
fever. Radiology. 1981 Jun;139(3):647-53. PubMed PMID: 7232731.

McNeil BJ, Hanly JA. Statistical approaches to clinical predictions. N
Engl J Med. 1981 May 21;304(21):1292-4. PubMed PMID: 7219476.

McNeil BJ, Hanley J, Funkenstein HH, Rumbaugh C. Utilization of
computed tomography of the head in a tertiary care
hospital. Radiology. 1981 Apr;139(1):113-8. PubMed PMID: 7208913.

Pauker SG, McNeil BJ. Impact of patient preferences on the selection
of therapy. J Chronic Dis. 1981;34(2-3):77-86. PubMed PMID: 7462383.

McNeil BJ, Dudley RA, Hoop B, Metz C, Thompson M, Adelstein SJ. A
cost-effectiveness analysis of screening for hepatitis B surface
antigen in India. Med Decis Making. 1981;1(4):345-59. PubMed PMID:

Thompson MS, McNeil BJ, Ganatra RD, Larsen PR, Adelstein SJ.
Cost-effectiveness of screening for hypo- and hyperthyroidism in
India. Med Decis Making. 1981;1(1):44-58. PubMed PMID: 6820457.

Pauker SG, Pauker SP, McNeil BJ. The effect of private attitudes on
public policy. Prenatal screening for neural tube defects as a
prototype. Med Decis Making. 1981;1(2):103-14. PubMed PMID: 6188939.

Royal HD, Papanicolaou N, Bettmann M, McNeil BJ. Scintigraphic
identification of bleeding duodenal varices. A case report. Am J
Gastroenterol.  1980 Aug;74(2):173-5. PubMed PMID: 6969543.

Hill TC, Lovett RD, McNeil BJ. Observations on the clinical value of
emission tomography. J Nucl Med. 1980 Jul;21(7):613-6. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Thompson M, Adelstein SJ. Cost effectiveness calculations
for the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous meningitis. Eur J Nucl
Med. 1980 Jun;5(3):271-6. PubMed PMID: 6771138.

McNeil BJ. Ventilation-perfusion studies and the diagnosis of
pulmonary embolism: concise communication. J Nucl Med. 1980
Apr;21(4):319-23. PubMed PMID: 7381560.

Goldstein H, McNeil BJ, Zufall E, Jaffe N, Treves S. Changing
indications for bone scintigraphy in patients with
osteosarcoma. Radiology. 1980 Apr;135(1):177-80. PubMed PMID: 6928698.

McNeil BJ, Hanley J. Analysis of serial radionuclide bone images in
osteosarcoma and breast carcinoma. Radiology. 1980
Apr;135(1):171-6. PubMed PMID: 6928697.

Goldstein H, McNeil BJ, Zufall E, Treves S. Is there still a place for
bone scanning in Ewing's sarcoma? Concise communication. J Nucl
Med. 1980 Jan;21(1):10-2. PubMed PMID: 7356729.

Biello DR, Mattar AG, Osei-Wusu A, Alderson PO, McNeil BJ, Siegel BA.
Interpretation of indeterminate lung scintigrams. Radiology. 1979
Oct;133(1):189-94. PubMed PMID: 472290.

McNeil BJ, Pauker SG. The patient's role in assessing the value of
diagnostic tests. Radiology. 1979 Sep;132(3):605-10. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Mellins HZ. Evaluation of diagnostic tests in uroradiology.
Radiol Clin North Am. 1979 Aug;17(2):175-85. PubMed PMID: 112644.

Henschke CI, Hessel SJ, McNeil BJ. Automated diagnosis in
radiology. Invest Radiol. 1979 May-Jun;14(3):195-201. Review. PubMed
PMID: 381246.

McNeil BJ, Weichselbaum R, Pauker SG. Preferences of patients and the
fallacy of the five-year survival. N Engl J Med. 1979 Apr
19;300(16):928. PubMed PMID: 423951.

Fischer KC, McNeil BJ. The indeterminate lung scan: its
characteristics and its association with pulmonary embolism. Eur J
Nucl Med. 1979 Feb 1;4(1):49-53.  PubMed PMID: 499227.

Gerson DE, Lewicki AM, McNeil BJ, Abrams HL, Korngold E. The barium
enema; evidence for proper utilization. Radiology. 1979
Feb;130(2):297-301. PubMed PMID: 104358.

Mellins HZ, McNeil BJ, Abrams HL, Van Houten FX, Murphy MA, Korngold
E. The selection of patients for excretory urography. Radiology. 1979
Feb;130(2):293-6.  PubMed PMID: 104357.

McNeil BJ, Weichselbaum R, Pauker SG. Fallacy of the five-year
survival in lung cancer. N Engl J Med. 1978 Dec
21;299(25):1397-401. PubMed PMID: 714117.

Li DK, Seltzer SE, McNeil BJ. V/Q mismatches unassociated with
pulmonary embolism: case report and review of the literature. J Nucl
Med. 1978 Dec;19(12):1331-3. PubMed PMID: 731320.

McNeil BJ, Pace PD, Gray EB, Adelstein SJ, Wilson RE. Preoperative and
follow-up bone scans in patients with primary carcinoma of the
breast. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1978 Nov;147(5):745-8. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ. Rationale for the use of bone scans in selected metastatic
and primary bone tumors. Semin Nucl Med. 1978 Oct;8(4):336-45. PubMed
PMID: 112684.

Adelstein SJ, McNeil BJ. A new diagnostic test for pulmonary embolism:
how good and how costly? N Engl J Med. 1978 Aug
10;299(6):305-7. PubMed PMID: 661932.

Abrams HL, McNeil BJ. Computed tomography: cost and efficacy
implications.  AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1978 Jul;131(1):81-7. PubMed PMID:

Papanicolaou N, McNeil BJ, Funkenstein HH, Sudarsky LR. Abnormal
cisternogram associated with Diamox therapy. J Nucl Med. 1978
May;19(5):501-3.  PubMed PMID: 641572.

Jeffcoat MK, McNeil BJ, Davis MA. Indium and iron as tracers for
erythroid precursors. J Nucl Med. 1978 May;19(5):496-500. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Sherman H. Example: Bayesian calculations for the
determination of the etiology of pleuritic chest pain in young adults
in a teaching hospital: part B. Comput Biomed Res. 1978
Apr;11(2):187-94. PubMed PMID: 354860.

Abrams HL, McNeil BJ. Medical implications of computed tomography
("CAT scanning") (second of two parts). N Engl J Med. 1978 Feb
9;298(6):310-8. PubMed PMID: 622088.

Abrams HL, McNeil BJ. Medical implications of computed tomography
("CAT scanning") (first of two parts). N Engl J Med. 1978 Feb
2;298(5):255-61. PubMed PMID: 619266.

Banta HD, McNeil BJ. Evaluation of the CAT scanner and other
diagnostic technologies. Health Care Manage Rev. 1978
Winter;3(1):7-19. PubMed PMID: 10316567.

Björk L, McNeil BJ. Blood flow in pulmonary and bronchial arteries in
acute experimental pneumonia and pulmonary embolism. Acta Radiol Diagn
(Stockh). 1977 Jul;18(4):393-9. PubMed PMID: 920230.

McNeil BJ, Weber E, Harrison D, Hellman S. Use of signal detection
theory in examining the results of a contrast examination: a case
study using the lymphangiogram. Radiology. 1977
Jun;123(3):613-7. PubMed PMID: 870937.

Carrera GF, Gerson DE, Schnur J, McNeil BJ. Computed tomography of the
brain in patients with headache or temporal lobe epilepsy: findings
and cost-effectiveness. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1977
Apr;1(2):200-3. PubMed PMID: 97333.

McNeil BJ, Collins JJ Jr, Adelstein SJ. Rationale for seeking occult
metastases in patients with bronchial carcinoma. Surg Gynecol
Obstet. 1977 Mar;144(3):389-93. PubMed PMID: 402703.

McNeil BJ, Rappeport JM, Nathan DG. Indium chloride scintigraphy: an
index of severity in patients with aplastic anaemia. Br J
Haematol. 1976 Dec;34(4):599-604. PubMed PMID: 791343.

Bunn HF, McNeil BJ, Rosenthal DS, Krantz SB. Bone-marrow imaging in
pure red blood cell aplasia. Arch Intern Med. 1976
Oct;136(10):1169-72. PubMed PMID: 971017.

Schoenbaum SC, McNeil BJ, Kavet J. The swine-influenza decision. N
Engl J Med. 1976 Sep 30;295(14):759-65. PubMed PMID: 822331.

McNeil BJ. A summary of cost-effectiveness calculations in the
diagnosis and treatment of hypertensive renovascular disease. Bull N Y
Acad Med. 1976 Jul-Aug;52(6):680-9. PubMed PMID: 823991; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC1807221.

McNeil BJ. A diagnostic strategy using ventilation-perfusion studies
in patients suspect for pulmonary embolism. J Nucl Med. 1976
Jul;17(7):613-6. PubMed PMID: 1271107.

McNeil BJ, Adelstein SJ. Determining the value of diagnostic and
screening tests. J Nucl Med. 1976 Jun;17(6):439-48. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Hessel SJ, Branch WT, Bjork L, Adelstein SJ. Measures of
clinical efficacy. III. The value of the lung scan in the evaluation

McNeil BJ. A diagnostic strategy using ventilation-perfusion studies
in patients suspect for pulmonary embolism. J Nucl Med. 1976
Jul;17(7):613-6. PubMed PMID: 1271107.

McNeil BJ, Adelstein SJ. Determining the value of diagnostic and
screening tests. J Nucl Med. 1976 Jun;17(6):439-48. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Hessel SJ, Branch WT, Bjork L, Adelstein SJ. Measures of
clinical efficacy. III. The value of the lung scan in the evaluation
of young patients with pleuritic chest pain. J Nucl Med. 1976
Mar;17(3):163-9. PubMed PMID: 1249624.

McNeil BJ, Adelstein SJ. Measures of clinical efficacy. The value of
case finding in hypertensive renovascular disease. N Engl J Med. 1975
Jul 31;293(5):221-6. PubMed PMID: 1143301.

McNeil BJ, Varady PD, Burrows BA, Adelstein SJ. Measures of clinical
efficacy. Cost-effectiveness calculations in the diagnosis and
treatment of hypertensive renovascular disease. N Engl J Med. 1975 Jul
31;293(5):216-21.  PubMed PMID: 1143300.

McNeil BJ, Keller E, Adelstein SJ. Primer on certain elements of
medical decision making. N Engl J Med. 1975 Jul
31;293(5):211-5. PubMed PMID: 806804.

Kessler RM, McNeil BJ. Impaired ventilation in a patient with
angiographically demonstrated pulmonary emboli. Radiology. 1975
Jan;114(1):111-2.  PubMed PMID: 1208849.

McNeil BJ, Holman BL, Button LN, Rosenthal DS. Use of indium chloride
scintigraphy in patients with myelofibrosis. J Nucl Med. 1974
Aug;15(8):647-51.  PubMed PMID: 4407852.

McNeil BJ, Holman BL, Adelstein SJ. The scintigraphic definition of
pulmonary embolism. JAMA. 1974 Feb 18;227(7):753-6. PubMed PMID:

Treves S, McNeil BJ. Skeletal scintigraphy. I. Postgrad Med. 1973
Dec;54(6):104-9. PubMed PMID: 4202442.

McNeil BJ, Cassady JR, Geiser CF, Jaffe N, Traggis D, Treves
S. Fluorine-18 bone scintigraphy in children with osteosarcoma or
Ewing's sarcoma. Radiology.  1973 Dec;109(3):627-31. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Bethune JL. Experimental determination of sedimentation and
diffusion coefficients employing concentration changes as a function
of time.  Biochemistry. 1973 Aug 14;12(17):3254-9. PubMed PMID:

McNeil BJ, Bethune JL. Theory of the dynamic aspects of
ultracentrifugation.  Biochemistry. 1973 Aug 14;12(17):3244-53. PubMed
PMID: 4732861.


Moving boundary gel filtration.  A method for investigating the
kinetics of protein-protein interactions.  MD thesis.  Harvard
Medical School, 1966.

An investigation of the dynamic aspects of directed
transport.  PhD thesis. Harvard University, 1972.

Weinstein MC, Feinberg HV, Elstein AS, Frazier HS, Neuhauser D, Neutra
R, McNeil BJ.  Clinical decision analysis.  Philadelphia:
W.B. Saunders Co., 1980.

Critical Issues in Medical Technology
Ernest G. Cravalho (Editor), Barbara J. McNeil (Editor)
Praeger (November 30, 1981)

Knowing What Works in Health Care: A Roadmap for the Nation Committee
on Reviewing Evidence to Identify Highly Effective Clinical Services
(Author), Jill Eden (Editor), Ben Wheatley (Editor), Barbara McNeil
(Editor), Harold Sox (Editor) National Academies Press; 1 edition (May
15, 2008)

Knowing What Works in Health Care
Jill Eden (Author, Editor), Ben Wheatley (Author, Editor), Barbara McNeil (Edit\
or), Harold Sox (Editor)
National Academies Press; 1 edition (April 29, 2008)

Brigham and Women's Hospital Handbook of Diagnostic Imaging
Herbert L. Abrams (Author), Barbara J. McNeil (Author)
Little Brown and Company (November 1985)

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