Benjamin Graeme Fincke, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

MD, Yale University School of Medicine



Dr. Fincke is an associate professor of health services at Boston University School of Public Health. His main research interests are related to the care of patients with diabetes, organization of medical care and health outcomes--including risk-adjusted mortality as an indicator of quality of care, pharmaco-epidemiology, medication adherence, adverse drug reactions, and inappropriate medication use. In the past, he has conducted studies on the effect of race on medical care, the use of patient self-reporting instruments to measure functional status and disease severity, and prescribing patterns as an indicator of prescription drug abuse. He is the founder and past chief of the General Internal Medicine Section of the Boston VA Health Care System. He attended Harvard College and received an MD from Yale Medical School, followed by a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

Bedford VA - Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hosp




IPA for B. Graeme Fincke
06/01/2015 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, B

Personnel agreement for research services of Benjamin Fincke
10/01/2011 - 03/31/2015 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, B

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Benjamin Fincke
10/01/2009 - 06/30/2010 (Co-PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, Bedford




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  1. Simmons MM, Fincke BG, Drainoni ML, Kim B, Byrne T, Smelson D, Casey K, Ellison ML, Visher C, Blue-Howells J, McInnes DK. A two-state comparative implementation of peer-support intervention to link veterans to health-related services after incarceration: a study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Sep 12; 17(1):647.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28899394.
  2. Vimalananda VG, Gupte G, Seraj SM, Orlander J, Berlowitz D, Fincke BG, Simon SR. Electronic consultations (e-consults) to improve access to specialty care: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. J Telemed Telecare. 2015 Sep; 21(6):323-30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25995331; PMCID: PMC4561452; DOI: 10.1177/1357633X15582108;.
  3. Wiener RS, Gould MK, Slatore CG, Fincke BG, Schwartz LM, Woloshin S. Resource use and guideline concordance in evaluation of pulmonary nodules for cancer: too much and too little care. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 174(6):871-80.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24710850; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.561;.
  4. Vimalananda VG, Miller DR, Christiansen CL, Wang W, Tremblay P, Fincke BG. Cardiovascular disease risk factors among women veterans at VA medical facilities. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jul; 28 Suppl 2:S517-23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23807059; PMCID: PMC3695262; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-013-2381-9;.
  5. Selim AJ, Fincke BG, Rogers WH, Qian S, Selim BJ, Kazis LE. Guideline-recommended medications: variation across Medicare Advantage plans and associated mortality. J Manag Care Pharm. 2013 Mar; 19(2):132-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23461429.
  6. Pentakota SR, Rajan M, Fincke BG, Tseng CL, Miller DR, Christiansen CL, Kerr EA, Pogach LM. Does diabetes care differ by type of chronic comorbidity?: An evaluation of the Piette and Kerr framework. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jun; 35(6):1285-92.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22432109; PMCID: PMC3357228; DOI: 10.2337/dc11-1569;.
  7. Fasoli DR, Fincke BG, Haddock KS. Going beyond patient classification systems to create an evidence-based staffing methodology. J Nurs Adm. 2011 Oct; 41(10):434-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21934431; DOI: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31822edd8e;.
  8. Vimalananda VG, Miller DR, Palnati M, Christiansen CL, Fincke BG. Gender disparities in lipid-lowering therapy among veterans with diabetes. Womens Health Issues. 2011 Jul-Aug; 21(4 Suppl):S176-81.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21724138; DOI: 10.1016/j.whi.2011.04.009;.
  9. Prentice JC, Fincke BG, Miller DR, Pizer SD. Outpatient wait time and diabetes care quality improvement. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Feb; 17(2):e43-54.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21473659.
  10. Williams LH, Miller DR, Fincke G, Lafrance JP, Etzioni R, Maynard C, Raugi GJ, Reiber GE. Depression and incident lower limb amputations in veterans with diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2011 May-Jun; 25(3):175-82.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20801060; PMCID: PMC2994948; DOI: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2010.07.002;.
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