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    • Access, quality, and costs of care at physician owned hospitals in the United States: observational study 

      Blumenthal, Daniel M; Orav, E John; Jena, Anupam B; Dudzinski, David M; Le, Sidney T; Jha, Ashish K (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2015)
      Objective: To compare physician owned hospitals (POHs) with non-POHs on metrics around patient populations, quality of care, costs, and payments. Design: Observational study. Setting: Acute care hospitals in 95 hospital ...
    • Assessing the level of healthcare information technology adoption in the United States: a snapshot 

      Poon, Eric G; Jha, Ashish Kumar; Christino, Melissa; Honour, Melissa M; Fernandopulle, Rushika Jerome; Middleton, Blackford; Newhouse, Joseph Paul; Leape, Lucian L.; Bates, David Westfall; Blumenthal, David; Kaushal, Rainu (Springer Nature, 2006)
      Background: Comprehensive knowledge about the level of healthcare information technology (HIT) adoption in the United States remains limited. We therefore performed a baseline assessment to address this knowledge gap. ...
    • Does the Computerized Display of Charges Affect Inpatient Ancillary Test Utilization? 

      Bates, David; Kuperman, Gilad J.; Jha, Ashish; Teich, Jonathan; Orav, Endel; Ma'luf, Nell; Onderdonk, Andrew; Pugatch, Robert; Wybenga, Donald; Winkelman, James; Brennan, Troyen; Komaroff, Anthony; Tanasijevic, Milenko (American Medical Association (AMA), 1997-11-24)
      Background: The computerized display of charges for ancillary tests in outpatients has been found to affect physician-ordering behavior, but this issue has not been studied in inpatients. Objective: To assess whether ...
    • Effect of Nonpayment for Preventable Infections in U.S. Hospitals 

      Lee, Grace M.; Kleinman, Kenneth Paul; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram; Tse, Alison; Cole, David; Fridkin, Scott K.; Horan, Teresa; Platt, Richard; Gay, Charlene; Kassler, William; Goldmann, Donald Alan; Jernigan, John; Jha, Ashish Kumar (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2012)
      Background In October 2008, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) discontinued additional payments for certain hospital-acquired conditions that were deemed preventable. The effect of this policy on rates ...
    • Impact of Medicare's Payment Policy on Mediastinitis Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in US Hospitals 

      Calderwood, Michael Simmons; Kleinman, Kenneth Paul; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram; Jin, Robert; Gay, Charlene; Piatt, Richard; Kassler, William; Goldmann, Donald Alan; Jha, Ashish Kumar; Lee, Grace M. (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2014)
      The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a policy in October 2008 to eliminate additional Medicare payment for mediastinitis following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. To evaluate the ...
    • Mortality and Readmission After Cervical Fracture from a Fall in Older Adults: Comparison with Hip Fracture Using National Medicare Data 

      Cooper, Zara R; Mitchell, Susan Lisa; Lipsitz, Stuart Roger; Harris, Mitchel B; Ayanian, John; Bernacki, Rachelle Emily; Jha, Ashish Kumar (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
      Background Cervical fractures from falls are a potentially lethal injury in older patients. Little is known about their epidemiology and outcomes. Objectives To examine the prevalence of cervical spine fractures ...
    • The Politics of Healthcare Quality 

      Scott, Kirstin W. (2015-05-26)
      Improving the quality of care provided by the U.S. healthcare system is an important societal goal. Policymakers who wish to operationalize this goal must navigate an increasingly polarized health policymaking environment. ...
    • Regional health expenditure and health outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Japan: an observational study 

      Tsugawa, Yusuke; Hasegawa, Kohei; Hiraide, Atsushi; Jha, Ashish K (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
      Objectives: Japan is considering policies to set the target health expenditure level for each region, a policy approach that has been considered in many other countries. The objective of this study was to examine the ...
    • Toward a Common Secure Future: Four Global Commissions in the Wake of Ebola 

      Gostin, Lawrence O.; Tomori, Oyewale; Wibulpolprasert, Suwit; Jha, Ashish K.; Frenk, Julio; Moon, Suerie; Phumaphi, Joy; Piot, Peter; Stocking, Barbara; Dzau, Victor J.; Leung, Gabriel M. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Lawrence Gostin and colleagues offer a set of priorities for global health preparedness and response for future infectious disease threats.
    • Variation in Quality and Costs of Care Across Physicians and Its Determinants 

      Tsugawa, Yusuke (2016-05-06)
      This dissertation evaluates one of the key determinants of health care quality and costs – practice patterns of physicians. For decades, rapid health care spending growth and suboptimal quality of care have been fundamental ...