Objective To determine the frequency of appropriate and inappropriate prostate cancer imaging in an integrated health care system.
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Objective To explore the association between quality of care for surgical and pneumonia patients and the racial/ethnic composition of hospitals’ patients.
Objective To examine the impacts of job insecurity during the recession of 2007–2009 on health care utilization among a panel of U.S.
Objective To examine concordance between member self-reports and the organization’s administrative claims data for two key health factors: number of chronic conditions, and number of prescription drugs.
Objective To examine the relationship between Magnet recognition, an indicator of nursing excellence, and patients’ experience with their hospitalization reported in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey.
Objective To examine the association between non-adherence to clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and time to return to work (RTW) for patients with workplace injuries.
Objective To compare patient experiences and disparities for older adults with depressive symptoms in managed care (Medicare Advantage [MA]) versus Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS).
Objective To examine whether racial, gender, and ethnic salary disparities exist in the physician assistant (PA) profession and what factors, if any, are associated with the differentials.
Objective To investigate the effect of pediatrician supply on under-5 mortality over the period 2000–2010.
Objective To assess three possible determinants of individuals’ response in their private insurance purchases to the availability of the Partnership for Long-Term Care (PLTC) insurance program: bequest motives, financial literacy, and program awareness.
Objectives To demonstrate how falsification tests can be used to evaluate instrumental variables methods applicable to a wide variety of comparative effectiveness research questions.
Objective To estimate the relative importance of organizational-, procedural-, and interpersonal-level features of health care delivery systems from the patient perspective.
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