Michael Pine

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Controlling costs without compromising quality: paying hospitals for total knee replacement
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Med Care 48:862-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Modifying ICD-9-CM coding of secondary diagnoses to improve risk-adjustment of inpatient mortality rates
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, 1210 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:69-81. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates Inc, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 297:71-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Combining administrative and clinical data to stratify surgical risk
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Ann Surg 246:875-85. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Adverse outcomes in surgery: redefinition of postoperative complications
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 197:479-84. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The impact of ineffective and inefficient care on the excess costs of elective surgical procedures
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:779-86. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Control charts to identify adverse outcomes in elective colon resection
    Donald E Fry
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 203:392-6; discussion 396. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical warranties to improve quality and efficiency in elective colon surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Arch Surg 145:647-52. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Inefficiency as the major driver of excess costs in lung resection
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1418-22. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness and efficiency in peripheral vascular surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 201:363-7; discussion 367-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Controlling costs without compromising quality: paying hospitals for total knee replacement
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Med Care 48:862-8. 2010
    ..An alternative payment structure, especially for high volume, high cost episodes of care (eg, total knee replacement), is needed to reward high quality care and reduce costs...
  2. doi request reprint Modifying ICD-9-CM coding of secondary diagnoses to improve risk-adjustment of inpatient mortality rates
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, 1210 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:69-81. 2009
    ..Data Sources. Claims and abstracted clinical data on patients hospitalized for 5 medical conditions and 3 surgical procedures at 188 Pennsylvania hospitals from July 2000 through June 2003...
  3. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates Inc, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 297:71-6. 2007
    ..Risk-adjustment equations used in these analyses must contain sufficient clinical detail to ensure accurate measurements of hospital quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Combining administrative and clinical data to stratify surgical risk
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Ann Surg 246:875-85. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Adverse outcomes in surgery: redefinition of postoperative complications
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 197:479-84. 2009
    ..We propose that excess risk-adjusted, postoperative length of stay (poLOS) is a valid indicator of an adverse outcome...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of ineffective and inefficient care on the excess costs of elective surgical procedures
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:779-86. 2011
    ..The identification of cost-effective hospitals permits objective measurement of excessive surgical costs and development of strategies to improve outcomes and efficiency...
  7. doi request reprint Control charts to identify adverse outcomes in elective colon resection
    Donald E Fry
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 203:392-6; discussion 396. 2012
    ..Control charts have been proposed for the measurement of quality in surgical care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical warranties to improve quality and efficiency in elective colon surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Arch Surg 145:647-52. 2010
    ..Uncomplicated surgical care has highly variable costs. High costs of complications have led payers to deny additional payments even for predictable complications...
  9. doi request reprint Inefficiency as the major driver of excess costs in lung resection
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1418-22. 2011
    ..Risk-adjusted outcomes of surgical care are important for quality and cost assessments. Although cardiac surgery is commonly studied, risk-adjusted analysis of excess costs of lung resection has not been pursued...
  10. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness and efficiency in peripheral vascular surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 201:363-7; discussion 367-8. 2011
    ..Elective peripheral vascular surgery provides quality outcomes that are of great benefit to patients, but have complications that result in severe morbidity and excessive costs...
  11. doi request reprint Medicare post-discharge deaths and readmissions following elective surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 1 East Wacker Drive, 1201, Chicago, IL 60601, USA Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:326-30; discussion 330. 2014
    ..The frequency of 90-day, postdischarge deaths and readmissions in Medicare patients undergoing elective surgical procedures has not been well studied...
  12. doi request reprint Patient characteristics and the occurrence of never events
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Arch Surg 145:148-51. 2010
    ..To determine whether the occurrence of "never events" after major surgical procedures is affected by patient and disease characteristics and by the type of operation performed...
  13. doi request reprint Virtual partnerships: aligning hospital and surgeon incentives
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 200:105-10. 2010
    ..A fundamental reorganization will be required if care is to be broadened and sensible economies achieved...
  14. ncbi request reprint Linking processes and outcomes to improve surgical performance: a new approach to morbidity and mortality peer review
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Am Surg 72:1115-9; discussion 1126-48. 2006
    ..A simulated scenario is analyzed in detail to illustrate the ability of this technique to correctly determine best practices when other approaches fail to do so...
  15. ncbi request reprint Female gender is an independent predictor of operative mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: contemporary analysis of 31 Midwestern hospitals
    Ron Blankstein
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Circulation 112:I323-7. 2005
    ..We attempted to determine whether, all other factors being equal, there is a significant difference in OM between men and women undergoing CABG...