Megan McHugh

Summary

Affiliation: American Hospital Association
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The profitability of Medicare admissions based on source of admission
    Megan McHugh
    George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:900-7. 2008
  2. pmc Improving evaluations of value-based purchasing programs
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, 155 N Wacker Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1559-69. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Understanding the safety net: inpatient quality of care varies based on how one defines safety-net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:590-605. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Four reasons to confront crowding in the emergency department
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, American Hospital Association, Chicago, USA
    Trustee 63:33-4, 1. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Time and expenses associated with the implementation of strategies to reduce emergency department crowding
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 38:420-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Reporting information on emergency department crowding to the hospital board and delivery of time-sensitive care
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:229-34. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Medicare's policy to limit payment for hospital-acquired conditions: the impact on safety net providers
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:638-47. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Medicare's payment policy for hospital-acquired conditions: perspectives of administrators from safety net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:667-82. 2011
  9. doi request reprint An early look at performance on the emergency care measures included in Medicare's hospital inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program
    Megan McHugh
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:616-623.e2. 2013
  10. pmc Adoption of CT colonography by US hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:169-74. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The profitability of Medicare admissions based on source of admission
    Megan McHugh
    George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:900-7. 2008
    ..This study investigates whether admissions from the emergency department (ED) have lower dollar margins than elective admissions under Medicare and explores two possible reasons for differences in margins...
  2. pmc Improving evaluations of value-based purchasing programs
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, 155 N Wacker Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1559-69. 2010
    ..We offer several recommendations for improving the foundation to conduct evaluations of VBP programs to better inform policy and practice...
  3. doi request reprint Understanding the safety net: inpatient quality of care varies based on how one defines safety-net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:590-605. 2009
    ..How one defines safety-net providers can affect health services research outcomes and policy recommendations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Four reasons to confront crowding in the emergency department
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, American Hospital Association, Chicago, USA
    Trustee 63:33-4, 1. 2010
    ..Emergency department crowding should be a board priority. Here are four reasons why...
  5. doi request reprint Time and expenses associated with the implementation of strategies to reduce emergency department crowding
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 38:420-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the time spent and expenses incurred as 6 Urgent Matters hospitals planned and implemented strategies to improve patient flow and reduce crowding...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reporting information on emergency department crowding to the hospital board and delivery of time-sensitive care
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:229-34. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint Medicare's policy to limit payment for hospital-acquired conditions: the impact on safety net providers
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:638-47. 2011
    ..Safety-net hospitals and hospitals with the lowest financial margins may be more likely than others to be affected by policies that reduce payment for HACs...
  8. doi request reprint Medicare's payment policy for hospital-acquired conditions: perspectives of administrators from safety net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:667-82. 2011
    ..The findings also illustrate the need for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide more guidance to the industry when this type of policy is introduced...
  9. doi request reprint An early look at performance on the emergency care measures included in Medicare's hospital inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program
    Megan McHugh
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:616-623.e2. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Adoption of CT colonography by US hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:169-74. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the percentage of US hospitals that offered CTC between 2005 and 2008 and factors that motivated or impeded adoption...
  11. ncbi request reprint Monitoring local safety-net providers: do they have adequate capacity?
    Suzanne Felt-Lisk
    Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:277-83. 2002
    ..Also, free clinics grew during the 1990s, while many other safety-net providers focused on improving their efficiency and collecting more fees from patients...
  12. doi request reprint Job-based health insurance: costs climb at a moderate pace
    Gary Claxton
    Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1002-12. 2009
    ..Enrollment in high-deductible health plans held steady. We offer new insights about health risk assessments and how firms responded to the economic downturn...
  13. doi request reprint Facilitators and barriers to the implementation of patient flow improvement strategies
    Kevin J Van Dyke
    National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, 1301Pennsylvania Ave NW, Ste 950, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 20:223-33. 2011
    ..Leveraging facilitators and developing a strategy to address common barriers may leave hospital and ED leaders better prepared to implement patient flow improvement strategies...
  14. ncbi request reprint How prepared are Americans for public health emergencies? Twelve communities weigh in
    Megan McHugh
    Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:201-9. 2004
    ..Important challenges include a shortage of funding, delay in the receipt of federal funding, and staffing shortages...
  15. ncbi request reprint Popular Medicaid programs do battle with state budget pressures: perspectives from twelve states
    John F Hoadley
    Georgetown University s Health Policy Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:143-54. 2004
    ..However, the limits to this surprising level of support are exemplified by decisions in many states to shelve some planned future expansions indefinitely...