Kathleen Carey

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Specialty and full-service hospitals: a comparative cost analysis
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research and Boston University School of Public Health, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1869-87. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Excess costs attributable to postoperative complications
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research
    Med Care Res Rev 68:490-503. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Hospital competition and financial performance: the effects of ambulatory surgery centers
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Boston University School of Public Health, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Econ 20:571-81. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Controlling for quality in the hospital cost function
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Boston University School of Public Health, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 14:125-34. 2011
  5. pmc Use of VA and Medicare services by dually eligible veterans with psychiatric problems
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research and, Boston University School of Public Health, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1164-83. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Specialization and physician-ownership in the US hospital industry: beyond the moratorium
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford, MA 01742, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:409-18. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Contract management in USA hospitals: service duplication and access within local markets
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:161-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Measuring the cost of hospital adverse patient safety events
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Econ 20:1417-30. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Single specialty hospitals and service competition
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Inquiry 46:162-71. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital cost efficiency and system membership
    Kathleen Carey
    Management Science Group, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Inquiry 40:25-38. 2003

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Specialty and full-service hospitals: a comparative cost analysis
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research and Boston University School of Public Health, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1869-87. 2008
    ..To compare the costs of physician-owned cardiac, orthopedic, and surgical single specialty hospitals with those of full-service hospital competitors...
  2. doi request reprint Excess costs attributable to postoperative complications
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research
    Med Care Res Rev 68:490-503. 2011
    ..quot; The results obtained suggest that quality improvement efforts aimed at reducing postoperative complications can contribute significantly to lowering of hospital costs...
  3. doi request reprint Hospital competition and financial performance: the effects of ambulatory surgery centers
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Boston University School of Public Health, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Econ 20:571-81. 2011
    ..The results of fixed effects models suggested that ASCs are meaningful competitors to general hospitals. We found downward pressure on revenues, costs, and profits in general hospitals associated with ASC presence...
  4. doi request reprint Controlling for quality in the hospital cost function
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Boston University School of Public Health, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 14:125-34. 2011
    ..The marginal cost of an adverse event is estimated to be $22,413. The results contribute to a growing business case for inpatient safety in hospital services...
  5. pmc Use of VA and Medicare services by dually eligible veterans with psychiatric problems
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research and, Boston University School of Public Health, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1164-83. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Specialization and physician-ownership in the US hospital industry: beyond the moratorium
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford, MA 01742, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:409-18. 2007
    ..And caution will be required not to compromise the capacity of community general hospitals to service more complex patients and to maintain the social safety net...
  7. doi request reprint Contract management in USA hospitals: service duplication and access within local markets
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:161-7. 2008
    ..Contract management does not appear to offer any particular advantages in improving access to hospital services...
  8. doi request reprint Measuring the cost of hospital adverse patient safety events
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Health Econ 20:1417-30. 2011
    ..DSS costing appeared to better characterize the high cost patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Single specialty hospitals and service competition
    Kathleen Carey
    VA Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Inquiry 46:162-71. 2009
    ..Entry of specialty hospitals is also associated with significantly higher growth in high-technology diagnostic imaging services in the general hospitals in those markets...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital cost efficiency and system membership
    Kathleen Carey
    Management Science Group, U S Department of Veterans Affairs, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Inquiry 40:25-38. 2003
    ..Policymakers should be mindful of potential efficiency gains from hospital consolidations and be aware that common ownership alone may be too general a rubric for evaluating those gains usefully...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in contract management: the hidden evolution in hospital organization
    Kathleen Carey
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:192-9. 2004
    ..Since contract-managed hospitals tend to be located in rural areas, this raises concerns regarding access to care. On the other hand, contract management may allow distressed hospitals to survive...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of network arrangements on hospital pricing behavior
    James F Burgess
    Department of Health Services, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Talbot 3 West, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Health Econ 24:391-405. 2005
    ..However, this result appears to be generated primarily by system-owned hospitals that form networks to provide particular services jointly...
  13. doi request reprint The association between serious psychological distress and emergency department utilization among young adults in the USA
    Min ting Lin
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:939-47. 2012
    ..We also studied the additive effects of SPD, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption on the ED presentation...
  14. pmc Perinatal factors affecting expression of obsessive compulsive disorder in children and adolescents
    Daniel A Geller
    Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02318, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 18:373-9. 2008
    ..To examine whether adverse perinatal experiences of children are associated with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in youth...
  15. ncbi request reprint Moral conflict, religiosity, and neuroticism in an outpatient sample
    Jerome Kroll
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:682-8. 2004
    ..Because patients are concerned about the moral aspects of their character and behavior, this area deserves further research and consideration...