Association between urinary community-acquired fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli and neighbourhood antibiotic consumption: a population-based case-control study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2019. 19(4): pp. 419-428.

Low M, Neuberger A, Hooton TM, Green MS, Raz R, Balicer RD, Almog R.

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Hospitalization in Fully and Partially Vaccinated Children in Israel; 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2019. [Epub ahead of print].

Segaloff HE, Leventer-Roberts M, Riesel D, Malosh RE, Feldman BS, Shemer-Avni Y, Key C, Monto AS, Martin ET, Katz MA.

Comparison of stroke risk stratification scores for atrial fibrillation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 2019. 123(11): pp. 1828-1834.

Avgil Tsadok M, Berliner Senderey A, Reges O, Leibowitz M, Leventer-Roberts M, Hoshen M, Haim M.

Incident Gout and Chronic Kidney Disease: Healthcare Utilization and Survival. BMC Rheumatology, 2019. 3(11).

Jaffe DH, Klein AB, Benis A, Flores NM, Gabay H, Morlock R, Teltsch DY, Chapnick J, Molad Y, Giveon SM, Feldman B, Leventer-Roberts M.

Childhood methylphenidate adherence as a predictor of antidepressants use during adolescence. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2019. [Epub ahead of print]

Madjar N, Shlosberg D, Leventer-Roberts M, Akriv A, Ghilai A, Hoshen M, Krivoy A, Zalsman G, Shoval G.

Effectiveness of Managing Diabetes During Ramadan Conversation Map intervention: A difference-in-differences (self-comparison) design. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2019. 95: pp. 65-72.

Srulovici E, Leventer-Roberts M, Curtis B, He X, Hoshen M, Rotem M, Bachrach A, Reges O, Key C, Levin-Iaina N, Strizek A, Feldman B.

Prediction Accuracy with Electronic Medical Records versus Administrative Claims. Medical Care, 2019. [Epub ahead of print].

Zeltzer D, Balicer RD, Shir T, Flaks-Manov N, Einav L, Shadmi E.


The relationship between women’s intention to request a labor epidural analgesia, actually delivering with labor epidural analgesia, and postpartum depression at 6 weeks: a prospective observational study. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2018. 126(5): pp. 1590-1597.

Orbach-Zinger S, Landau R, Harousch AB, Ovad O, Caspi L, Kornilov E, Ioscovich A, Bracco D, Davis A, Fireman S, Hoshen M, Eidelman LA.

Using big data for non-communicable disease surveillance. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2018. 6(8): pp. 595-598.

Balicer RD, Luengo-Oroz M, Cohen-Stavi C, Loyola E, Mantingh F, Romanoff L, Galea G.

Association of Bariatric Surgery Using Laparoscopic Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Usual Care Obesity Management With All-Cause Mortality. JAMA, 2018. 319(3): pp. 279-290.

Reges O, Greenland P, Dicker D, Leibowitz M, Hoshen M, Gofer I, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Balicer RD.

Comparing Management and Outcomes in Men and Women With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Data From a Population-Based Cohort. JACC Clinical Electrophysiology, 2018. 4(5): pp. 604-614.

Arnson Y, Hoshen M, Berliner Senderey A, Reges O, Balicer R, Leibowitz M, Avgil Tsadok M, Haim M.

Evaluating an organization-wide disparity reduction program: Understanding what works for whom and why. PLoS One, 2018. 13(3): e0193179.

Spitzer-Shohat S, Shadmi E, Goldfracht M, Key C, Hoshen M, Balicer RD.

The incidence of acute pulmonary embolism following syncope in anticoagulant-naïve patients: A retrospective cohort study. PLoS One, 2018. 13(3):e0193725.

Epstein D, Berger G, Barda N, Marcusohn E, Barak-Corren Y, Muhsen K, Balicer RD, Azzam ZS.

Is Patient Support Program Participation Associated with Longer Persistence and Improved Adherence Among New Users of Adalimumab? A Retrospective Cohort Study. Advances in Therapy, 2018. 35(5): pp. 655-665.

Srulovici E, Garg V, Ghilai A, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Balicer RD, Skup M, Leventer-Roberts M.

Development and validation of novel algorithms to identify patients with inflammatory bowel diseases in Israel: an epi-IIRN group study. Clinical Epidemiology, 2018. 10: pp. 671–681.

Friedman MY, Leventer-Roberts M, Rosenblum J, Zigman N, Goren I, Mourad V, Lederman N, Cohen N, Matz E, Dushnitzky DZ, Borovsky N, Hoshen MB, Focht G, Avitzour M, Shachar Y, Chowers Y, Eliakim R, Ben-Horin S, Odes S, Schwartz D, Dotan I, Israeli E, Levi Z, Benchimol EI, Balicer RD, Turner D, On behalf of the Israeli IBD Research Nucleus .

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization during Pregnancy in Four High-income Countries, 2010-2016. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2018 May. 67(12): pp. 1915-1918.

Regan AK, Klein NP, Langley G, Drews SJ, Buchan S, Ball S, Kwong JC, Naleway A, Thompson M, Wyant BE, Levy A, Chung H, Feldman B, Katz M; PREVENT group.

Association between exposure to desalinated sea water and ischemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus and colorectal cancer; A population-based study in Israel. Environmental Research, 2018. 166: pp. 620-627.

Shlezinger M, Amitai Y, Akriv A, Gabay H, Shechter M, Leventer-Roberts M.

Which patients with Type 2 diabetes will have greater compliance to participation in the Diabetes Conversation Map™ program? A retrospective cohort study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2018. 143: pp. 337-347.

Srulovici E, Feldman B, Reges O, Hoshen M, Balicer RD, Rotem M, Shadmi E, Key C, Curtis B, He X, Rubin G, Strizek A, Leventer-Roberts M.

Innovation in health care for proactive care delivery and strategic clinical decision-making: integrating research, technology and practice. Public Health Panorama, 2018. 4(3): pp. 470-474.

Cohen-Stavi CJ, Balicer RD, Leventer Roberts M.

The association between eGFR in the normal or mildly impaired range and incident cadiovascular disease: Age and sex analysis. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 2018. 54: pp. 70-75.

Eisen A, Porter A, Hoshen M, Balicer RD, Reges O, Rabi Y, Leibowitz M, Iakobishvili Z, Hasdai D.

Net clinical benefit of anticoagulant treatments in elderly patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: Experience from the real world. Heart Rhythm, 2018. 16(1): pp. 31-37.

Alnsasra H, Haim M, Senderey AB, Reges O, Leventer-Roberts M, Arnson Y, Leibowitz M, Hoshen M, Avgil-Tsadok M.

Impact of a nurse-based intervention on medication outcomes in vulnerable older adults. BMC Geriatrics, 2018. 18(1): p. 207.

Steinman MA, Low M, Balicer RD, Shadmi E.

Maternal age and cardiovascular and metabolic disease outcomes: A retrospective cohort study using data from population-based electronic medical records. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 2018. [Epub ahead of print]

Feldman B, Orbach-Zinger S, Leventer-Roberts M, Hoshen M, Dagan N, Balicer R, Eidelman LA.

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations during Pregnancy: A Multi-Country Retrospective Test Negative Design Study, 2010-2016. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2018. [Epub ahead of print]

Thompson MG, Kwong JC, Regan AK, Katz MA, Drews SJ, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Klein NP, Chung H, Effler PV, Feldman BS, Simmonds K, Wyant BE, Dawood FS, Jackson ML, Fell DB, Levy A, Barda N, Svenson LW, Fink RV, Ball SW, Naleway A; for the PREVENT Workgroup.

Patient Clusters Based on HbA1c Trajectories: a Step Toward Individualized Medicine in Type 2 Diabetes. PLoS One, 2018. 13(11): p. e0207096.

Karpati T, Leventer-Roberts M, Feldman B, Cohen-Stavi C, Raz I, Balicer R.

Study of Healthcare Personnel with Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses in Israel (SHIRI): study protocol. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018. 18(1): p. 550.

Hirsch A, Katz MA, Laufer Peretz A, Greenberg D, Wendlandt R, Shemer Avni Y, Newes-Adeyi G, Gofer I, Leventer-Roberts M, Davidovitch N, Rosenthal A, Gur-Arie R, Hertz T, Glatman-Freedman A, Monto AS, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Morris Ferdinands J, Toth Martin E, Malosh RE, Manuel Neyra Quijandría J, Levine M, Campbell W, Balicer R, Thompson MC, SHIRI workgroup.

Infectious disease burden and antibiotic prescribing in primary care in Israel. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, 2018. 17(1): p. 26.

Low M, Almog R, Balicer RD, Liberman N, Raz R, Peretz A, Nitzan O.


Seeking a second medical opinion: composition, reasons and perceived outcomes in Israel. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. 2017. 6: p. 67.

Shmueli L, Davidovitch N, Pliskin JS, Balicer RD, Hekselman I, Greenfield G.

Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Israel: The Importance of Ethnicity and Nutritional Status. Clinical Transplantation. 2017. 31(11).

Levine H, Prais D, Raviv Y, Rusanov V, Rosengarten D, Saute M, Hoshen M, Mussaffi H, Blau H, Kramer MR.

DisEpi: Compact Visualization as a Tool for Applied Epidemiological Research. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2017. 244(The Practice of Patient Centered Care: Empowering and Engaging Patients in the Digital Era): pp. 38-42.

Benis A and Hoshen M.

Identification and Description of Healthcare Customer Communication Patterns Among Individuals with Diabetes in Clalit Health Services: A Retrospective Database Study. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2017. 244(The Practice of Patient Centered Care: Empowering and Engaging Patients in the Digital Era): pp. 18-22.

Benis A, Harel N, Barkan R, Sela T, Feldman B.

Cancer prevalence in Israeli men and women with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 2017. 258: pp. 262-267.

Agay N, Flaks-Manov N, Nitzan U, Hoshen MB, Levkovitz Y, Munitz H.

Low adherence to antidepressants is associated with increased mortality following stroke: A large nationally representative cohort study. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2017. 27(10): pp. 970-976.

Krivoy A, Stubbs B, Balicer RD, Weizman S, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Hochman E, Shoval G.

Low adherence to antidepressants is associated with increased mortality in Parkinson disease patients. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 2017. 43: pp. 92-96.

Shoval G, Stubbs B, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Sagy R, Hochman E, Weizman A, Krivoy A.

Epidemic Use of Benzodiazepines among Older Adults in Israel: Epidemiology and Leverage Points for Improvement. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2017. 32(8): pp. 891-899.

Steinman MA, Low M, Balicer RD, Shadmi E.

Propranolol treatment for infantile hemangioma does not increase risk of childhood wheezing. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2017. 52(8): pp. 1071-1075.

Mei-Zahav M, Blau H, Hoshen M, Zvulunov A, Mussaffi H, Prais D, Stafler P, Steuer G, Lapidoth M, Amitai DB.

The relationship between health services standardized costs and mortality is non-linear: Results from a large HMO population. Health Policy, 2017. 121(9): pp. 1008-1014.

Cohen-Mansfield J, Skornick-Bouchbinder M, Hoshen M, Brill S.

Effectiveness of dasabuvir/ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir for hepatitis C virus in clinical practice: A population-based observational study. PLOS One, 2017. 12(7): e0176858.

Leventer-Roberts M, Hammerman A, Brufman I, Hoshen M, Braun M, Ashur Y, Lieberman N, Balicer R.

Distinct lipoprotein curves in normal weight, overweight and obese children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 2017. 65(6): pp. 673-680.

Interator H, Lebenthal Y,  Hoshen M, Safra I, Balicer R, Leshno M, Shamir R.

Diabetes control: Incidence of acute myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality among patients with 3-6 years’ disease duration. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2017. 24(10): pp. 1083-1092.

Reges O, Leibowitz M, Hoshen M, Leventer-Roberts M, Greenland P, Balicer R.

Digital health nation: Israel’s global big data innovation hub. Lancet, 2017. 389(10088): pp. 2451-2453.

Balicer RD and Afek A.

Feasibility of multiple breath washout measurements in infants with bronchiolitis: A pilot study. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2017. 52(6): pp. 763-770.

Stafler P, Weinreb S, Mussaffi H, Mei-Zahav M, Prais D, Steuer G, Bar-On O, Hoshen M, Blau H.

Reducing inequity in primary care clinics treating low socioeconomic Jewish and Arab populations in Israel. Journal of Public Health, 2017. 39(2): pp. 395-402.

Spitzer-Shohat S, Shadmi E, Goldfracht M, Kay C, Hoshen M, Balicer RD.

Targeting LDL Cholesterol: Beyond Absolute Goals Toward Personalized Risk. Current Cardiology Reports, 2017. 19(6): p. 52

Leibowitz M, Cohen-Stavi C, Basu S, Balicer R.

Diabetes Conversation MapTM and health outcomes: A systematic literature review. International Journal of Nursing studiesInternational Journal of Nursing Studies, 2017. 70: pp. 99-109.

Srulovici E, Key C, Rotem M, Golfenshtein N, Balicer RD, Shadmi E.

External validation and comparison of three prediction tools for risk of osteoporotic fractures using data from population based electronic health records: retrospective cohort study. BMJ, 2017. 356: i6755.

Dagan N, Cohen-Stavi C, Leventer-Roberts M, Balicer RD.

Estimated glomerular filtration rate within the normal or mildly impaired range and incident non-valvular atrial fibrillation: Results from a population-based cohort study. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2017. 24(2): pp. 213-222.

Eisen A, Haim M, Hoshen M, Balicer RD, Reges O, Leibowitz M, Iakobishvili Z, Hasdai D.


Seasonality of Methylphenidate Administration among Children in Israel. The Israel Medical Association Journal, 2016. 18: pp. 655–60.

Cohen HA, Hoshen M, Gur S, Bahir A, Laks Y, Blau H.

Efficacy and tolerability of a polysaccharide-resin-honey based cough syrup as compared to carbocysteine syrup for children with colds: a randomized, single-blinded, multicenter study. World Journal of Pediatrics, 2016. 13(1): pp. 27-33.

Cohen HA, Hoshen M, Gur S, Bahir A, Laks Y, Blau H.

Association Between Achieved Low-Density Lipoprotein Levels and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Taking Statin Treatment. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2016. 176(8): pp. 1105-13.

Leibowitz M, Karpati T, Cohen-Stavi CJ, Feldman BS, Hoshen M, Bitterman H, Suissa S, Balicer RD.

Diabetes, prostate cancer screening, and risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer: an 11 year historical population follow-up study of more than 1 million men. Diabetologia, 2016. 59(8): pp. 1683-91.

Dankner R, Boffetta P, Keinan-Boker L, Balicer RD, Berlin A, Olmer L, Murad H, Silverman B, Hoshen M, Freedman LS.

Obesity or smoking: Which factor contributes more to the incidence of myocardial infarction? European Journal of Internal Medicine, 2016. 32: pp. 43-6.

Dicker D, Feldman BS, Leventer-Roberts M, Benis A.

Functional status before and during acute hospitalisation and readmission risk identification. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2016. 11(9): pp. 636-41.

Tonkikh O, Shadmi E, Flaks-Manov N, Hoshen M, Balicer RD2, Zisberg A.

Adherence to antidepressants is associated with lower mortality: a four-year population-based cohort study. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2016. 77(5): pp. e566-72.

Krivoy A, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Shoval G.

Stimulant use for ADHD and relative age in class among children in Israel. Pharmacoepidemiology Drug Safety, 2016. 25(6): pp. 652-60.

Hoshen MB, Benis A, Keyes KM, Zoëga H.

Reversible airway obstruction in cystic fibrosis: Common, but not associated with characteristics of asthma. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 2016. 15(5): pp. 652-9.

Levine H, Cohen-Cymberknoh M, Klein N, Hoshen M, Mussaffi H, Stafler P, Breuer O, Kerem E, Blau H.

Predictors of persistent carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriacea carriage upon readmission and score development. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2016. 1: pp. 1-9.

Ciobotaro P, Flaks-Manov N, Oved M, Schattner A, Hoshen M, Ben-Yosef E, Balicer RD, Zimhony O.

Health information exchange systems and length of stay in readmissions to a different hospital. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2016. 11(6): pp. 401-6.

Flaks-Manov N, Shadmi E, Hoshen M, Balicer RD.

A population-based cohort of Gaucher disease patients identified using EHR data. BMJ Open, 2016. 19(7): p. A578.

Jaffe DH, Flaks-Manov N, Benis A, Gabay H, DiBonaventura M, Rosenbaum H, Joseph A, Leventer-Roberts M.


Adherence to antidepressant therapy and mortality rates in ischaemic heart disease: cohort study. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 2015. 206(4): pp. 297-301.

Krivoy A, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Shoval G.

Change in health behaviours following acute coronary syndrome: Arab-Jewish differences. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2015. 22(4): pp. 458-67.

Reges O, Vilchinsky N, Leibowitz M, Khaskia A, Mosseri M, Kark JD.

Effectiveness of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine against invasive disease and hospital-treated pneumonia among people aged ≥65 years: a retrospective case-control study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2015. 60(10): pp. 1472-80.

Leventer-Roberts M, Feldman BS, Brufman I, Cohen-Stavi C, Hoshen M, Balicer RD.

Estimated glomerular filtration rate within the normal or mildly impaired range and incident cardiovascular diseaseThe American Journal of Medicine, 2015. 128(9): pp. 1015-22.

Eisen A, Hoshen M, Balicer RD, Reges O, Rabi Y, Leibowitz M, Iakobishvili Z, Hasdai D.

High-risk case identification for use in comprehensive complex care management. Population Health Management, 2015. 18(1): pp. 15-22.

Cohen CJ, Flaks-Manov N, Low M, Balicer RD, Shadmi E.

Risk factors for and impact of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii colonization and infection: matched case-control study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology Infect Dis, 2015. 34(10): pp. 2063-8.

Henig O, Weber G, Hoshen MB, Paul M, German L, Neuberger A, Gluzman I, Berlin A, Shapira C, Balicer RD.

Predicting 30-day readmissions with preadmission electronic health record data. Medical Care, 2015. 53(3): pp. 283-9.

Shadmi E, Flaks-Manov N, Hoshen M, Goldman O, Bitterman H, Balicer RD.

Prospective national study of the prevalence, incidence, management and outcome of a large contemporary cohort of patients with incident non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2015. 4(1): p. e001486.

Haim M, Hoshen M, Reges O, Rabi Y, Balicer R, Leibowitz M.

Sustained reduction in health disparities achieved through targeted quality improvement: one-year follow-up on a three-year intervention. Health Services Research Journal, 2015. 50(6): pp. 1891-909.

Balicer RD, Hoshen M, Cohen-Stavi C, Shohat-Spitzer S, Kay C, Bitterman H, Lieberman N, Jacobson O, Shadmi E.

The impact of age and gender on adherence to antidepressants: a 4-year population-based cohort study. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 2015. 232(18): pp. 3385-90.

Krivoy A, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Shoval G.

Clinical assessment of individualized glycemic goals in patients with type 2 diabetes: formulation of an algorithm based on a survey amongst leading worldwide diabetologists. Diabetes Care, 2015. 38(12): pp. 2293-300.

Cahn A, Raz I, Kleinman Y, Balicer R, Hoshen M Lieberman N, Brenig N, Del Prato S, Cefalu W.


An innovative influenza vaccination policy: targeting last season’s patients. PLoS Computational Biology, 2014. 10(5): p. e1003643.

Yamin D, Gavious A, Solnik E, Davidovitch N, Balicer RD, Galvani AP, Pliskin JS.

Cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination in prior pneumonia patients in Israel. Vaccine, 2014. 32(33): pp. 4198-205.

Yamin D, Balicer RD, Galvani AP.

Defining the role of medication adherence in poor glycemic control among a general adult population with diabetes. PLoS One, 2014. 9(9): p. e108145.

Feldman BS, Cohen-Stavi CJ, Leibowitz M, Hoshen MB, Singer SR, Bitterman H, Lieberman N, Balicer RD.

Pneumococcal vaccine targeting strategy for older adults: customized risk profiling. Vaccine, 2014. 32(8): pp. 990-5.

Balicer RD, Cohen CJ, Leibowitz M, Feldman BS, Brufman I, Roberts C, Hoshen M.

Reduction in myocardial infarction incidence: focus on socioeconomic disparities. International Journal of Cardiology, 2014. 174(3): pp. 773-4.

Reges O, Leibowitz M, Hoshen M, Rabi Y, Gluzman I, Cohen CJ, Balicer RD.

Seasonality of asthma: a retrospective population study. Pediatrics, 2014. 133(4): pp. e923-32.

Cohen HA, Blau H, Hoshen M, Batat E, Balicer RD.

The weight of MMRV-related febrile convulsions among other clinical factors contributing to febrile convulsions in children. Vaccine, 2014. 32(39): pp. 4954-9.

Gavrielov-Yusim N, Hoshen M, Singer SR, Neumann L, Balicer RD.

Towards a subsiding diabetes epidemic: trends from a large population-based study in Israel. Population Health Metrics, 2014. 12(1): p. 32.

Karpati T, Cohen-Stavi C, Leibowitz M, Hoshen M, Feldman BS, Balicer RD.

Vitamin D and risk of cause specific death: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational cohort and randomised intervention studies. BMJ, 2014. 348: p. g1903.

Chowdhury R, Kunutsor S, Vitezova A, Oliver-Williams C, Chowdhury S, Kiefte-de-Jong JC, Khan H, Baena CP, Prabhakaran D, Hoshen MB, Feldman BS, Pan A, Johnson L, Crowe F, Hu FB, Franco OH.

Vitamin D, asthma prevalence and asthma exacerbations: a large adult population-based study. Allergy, 2014. 69(12): pp. 1673-80.

Confino-Cohen R, Brufman I, Goldberg A, Feldman BS.


Decreased serum concentrations of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol are associated with increased risk of progression to impaired fasting glucose and diabetes. Diabetes Care, 2013. 36(5): pp. 1361-7.

Tsur A, Feldman BS, Feldhammer I, Hoshen MB, Leibowitz G, Balicer RD.

Interventions for reducing readmissions – are we barking up the right tree? Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 2013. 2(1): p. 2.

Balicer RD, Shadmi E, Israeli A.

Trends in outpatient antibiotic use in Israel during the years 2000-2010: setting targets for an intervention. Infection, 2013. 41(2): pp. 401-7.

Low M, Nitzan O, Bitterman H, Cohen C, Hammerman A, Lieberman N, Raz R, Balicer RD.

Vitamin D levels for preventing acute coronary syndrome and mortality: evidence of a nonlinear association. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2013. 98(5): pp. 2160-7.

Dror Y, Giveon SM, Hoshen M, Feldhamer I, Balicer RD, Feldman BS.


Birth order and private voluntary immunization–a study of 110,902 children. Vaccine, 2012. 30(2): pp. 442-7.

Gavrielov-Yusim N, Battat E, Neumann L, Friger M, Balicer RD.

[Multiple chronic conditions and morbidity burden: challenges and considerations for an organizational strategy]. Harefuah, 2012. 151(7): pp. 388-92, 437.

Balicer R, Bitterman H, Shadmi E.

EMR-based medication adherence metric markedly enhances identification of nonadherent patients. American Journal of Managed Care, 2012. 18(10): pp. e372-7.

Singer SR, Hoshen M, Shadmi E, Leibowitz M, Flaks-Manov N, Bitterman H, Balicer RD.


Reducing health disparities: strategy planning and implementation in Israel’s largest health care organization. Health Services Research Journal, 2011. 46(4): pp. 1281-99.

Balicer RD, Shadmi E, Lieberman N, Greenberg-Dotan S, Goldfracht M, Jana L, Cohen AD, Regev-Rosenberg S, Jacobson O.