Objective To compare estimates of health coverage from the pre- and post- redesign of the Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Author Archives: Health Services Research
Objective To analyze the effect of personalized outcome probabilities on treatment decisions.
Objective Despite the proliferation of databases with increasingly rich patient data, prediction of medication adherence remains poor.
Objective To describe the use of a clinically enhanced maternal and child health (MCH) database to strengthen community-engaged research activities, and to support the sustainability of data infrastructure initiatives.
Objective Examine measurement error to public health insurance in the American Community Survey (ACS).
Objective To investigate what influences patients’ health care decisions and what the implications are for the provision of information on the quality of health care providers to patients.
Objective Measure HCAHPS improvement in hospitals participating in the second and fifth years of HCAHPS public reporting; determine whether change is greater for some hospital types.
Objective To describe the trend in health information technology (IT) systems adoption in hospital emergency departments (EDs) and its effect on ED efficiency and resource use.
Objective The concurrent use of multiple health care systems may duplicate or fragment care.
Objective To assess a quality improvement disparity reduction intervention and its sustainability.
Objective To evaluate the relationship between hospital volume and outcome by focusing on alternative measures of volume that capture specialization and overall throughput of hospitals.
Objective To compare methods of price measurement in health care markets.
Objective Compare health care utilization and charges for low-back-pain (LBP) patients receiving advanced imaging or physical therapy as a first management strategy following a new primary care consultation.
Objective To assess the association between aggregate unemployment and hospital discharges for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among adults and seniors, 1995–2011.