Objective To learn how minority and underserved communities would set priorities for patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
Author Archives: Health Services Research
Objective To examine the relative influence of hospital and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) on 30-day rehospitalization.
Objective To examine the influence of physician and hospital market structures on medical technology diffusion, studying the diffusion of drug-eluting stents (DESs), which became available in April 2003.
Objective To estimate a safe minimum hospital volume for hospitals performing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Objective To assess patient- and hospital-level factors associated with home health care (HHC) referrals following nonelective U.S.
Background Extensive evidence documents geographic variation in spending, but limited research assesses geographic variation in quality, particularly among commercially insured enrollees.
Objective To describe characteristics of industrial injury hospitalizations, and to test the hypothesis that industrial injuries were increasingly billed to non-workers’ compensation (WC) payers over time.
Objective To provide guidelines to researchers measuring health expenditures by disease and compare these methodologies’ implied inflation estimates.
Objective To predict changes in wage growth for health care workers based on projections of insurance enrollment from the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Objective To design a methodology for rigorously eliciting narratives about patients’ experiences with clinical care that is potentially useful for public reporting and quality improvement.
Objective To describe the current state of the public reporting field and provide guidance to public report producers based on the evidence.
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Objective To examine variation in pharmaceutical spending and patient characteristics across prescription drug user groups.