Karen Davis

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Affiliation: Commonwealth Fund
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medicare beneficiaries less likely to experience cost- and access-related problems than adults with private coverage
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1866-75. 2012
  2. pmc Uninsured in America: problems and possible solutions
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, 1 East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BMJ 334:346-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward a high performance health system: the Commonwealth Fund's new commission
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1356-60. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Measuring and improving health system performance: what can healthcare management educators do?
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 25:5-15. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Medicare at forty
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:53-62. 2005
  6. pmc A 2020 vision of patient-centered primary care
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:953-7. 2005
  7. pmc How the Affordable Care Act will strengthen the nation's primary care foundation
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1201-3. 2011
  8. pmc Half full? Half empty? A new year's assessment of US health policy
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    MedGenMed 6:14. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare extra: a comprehensive benefit option for Medicare beneficiaries
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
  10. doi request reprint Health information technology and physician perceptions of quality of care and satisfaction
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Health Policy 90:239-46. 2009

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Publications61

  1. doi request reprint Medicare beneficiaries less likely to experience cost- and access-related problems than adults with private coverage
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1866-75. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Uninsured in America: problems and possible solutions
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, 1 East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BMJ 334:346-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward a high performance health system: the Commonwealth Fund's new commission
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1356-60. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Measuring and improving health system performance: what can healthcare management educators do?
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 25:5-15. 2008
    ..S. health system on a path to high performance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Medicare at forty
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:53-62. 2005
    ..More policy attention needs to be focused on debating Medicare's future, a more complex issue than even Social Security...
  6. pmc A 2020 vision of patient-centered primary care
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:953-7. 2005
    ..A major effort to test this concept, develop a business case, provide technical assistance and training, and diffuse best practices is needed to transform American health care...
  7. pmc How the Affordable Care Act will strengthen the nation's primary care foundation
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1201-3. 2011
    ..Such a transformation could lead to better outcomes for patients, increase job satisfaction among physicians and encourage more sustainable levels of health spending for the nation...
  8. pmc Half full? Half empty? A new year's assessment of US health policy
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    MedGenMed 6:14. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare extra: a comprehensive benefit option for Medicare beneficiaries
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Eliminating some of the excess payments to Medicare Advantage plans would yield savings that could be used to help finance premium subsidies for low-income beneficiaries...
  10. doi request reprint Health information technology and physician perceptions of quality of care and satisfaction
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Health Policy 90:239-46. 2009
    ..To examine across seven countries the relationship between physician office information system capacity and the quality of care...
  11. doi request reprint Meeting enrollees' needs: how do Medicare and employer coverage stack up?
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w521-32. 2009
    ..Although access and bill payment problems increased across the board from 2001 to 2007, the gap between Medicare and private employer coverage widened...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Danish health system through an American lens
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Policy 59:119-32. 2002
    ..While innovations in electronic prescribing are noteworthy, further development of health information technology is needed...
  13. pmc Universal coverage in the United States: lessons from experience of the 20th century
    K Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urban Health 78:46-58. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint A 2020 vision for American health care
    K Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, c o Best Assembly Inc, 373 South St, Eatontown, NJ 07724, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3357-62. 2000
    ..In the year 2000 Medicare and Medicaid outlays were an estimated $104 billion less than projected just 5 years ago-representing an estimated 45% of the budget surplus this year, or about $1 trillion of the 10-year surplus...
  15. ncbi request reprint State health system performance and state health reform
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w664-6. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Consumer-directed health care: A panacea or the wrong prescription?
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Physician Exec 32:12-6. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Taking the pulse of health care systems: experiences of patients with health problems in six countries
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Deficiencies in transition care during hospital discharge and coordination failures among patients seeing multiple physicians underscore shared challenges of improving performance across sites of care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Jobs without benefits: the health insurance crisis faced by small businesses and their workers
    Ruth Robertson
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 28:1-24. 2012
    ..The Affordable Care Act includes new subsidies that will lower the cost of health insurance for small businesses and workers who must purchase coverage on their own...
  19. ncbi request reprint Innovation in Medicare and Medicaid will be central to health reform's success
    Stuart Guterman
    Commonwealth Fund, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1188-93. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint The building blocks of health reform: achieving universal coverage and health system savings
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 38:1-13. 2008
    ..6 trillion over 10 years...
  21. ncbi request reprint Medicare versus private insurance: rhetoric and reality
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2002
    ..Making the program more like private insurance runs the risk of undermining a program that is working well from the perspective of beneficiaries...
  22. ncbi request reprint How health care reform can lower the costs of insurance administration
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 61:1-19. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint U.S. health system performance: a national scorecard
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w457-75. 2006
    ..The findings underscore the importance of policies that take a coherent, whole-system approach to change and address the interaction of access, quality, and cost...
  24. ncbi request reprint Progressive or regressive? A second look at the tax exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance premiums
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 53:1-8. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Building blocks for reform: achieving universal coverage with private and public group health insurance
    Cathy Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:646-57. 2008
    ..The paper estimates coverage and costs, and assesses the approach. Our findings indicate that the framework could reach near-universal coverage with little net increase in national health spending...
  26. ncbi request reprint Creating consensus on coverage choices
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ..The paper provides coverage and cost estimates and identifies potential sources of revenue to finance coverage...
  27. ncbi request reprint How health reform legislation will affect Medicare beneficiaries
    Stuart Guterman
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 81:1-10. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Adoption of patient-centered care practices by physicians: results from a national survey
    Anne Marie Audet
    Quality Improvement Program, The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:754-9. 2006
    ..This article describes the adoption of patient-centered practice attributes by PCPs...
  29. doi request reprint Aiming high for the U.S. health system: a context for health reform
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 36:629-43, 607. 2008
    ..The incoming president and Congress should aspire to have the best health system in the world--not just assert it--and can do so by learning from examples of excellence within the U.S. and abroad...
  30. ncbi request reprint A shared responsibility. US employers and the provision of health insurance to employees
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Inquiry 42:6-15. 2005
    ..It will be important to shore up employer coverage both to curb its recent erosion and to build toward a more comprehensive system of health insurance...
  31. doi request reprint Slowing the growth of health care costs--learning from international experience
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1751-5. 2008
  32. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence and number of cigarettes smoked per day following the implementation of a comprehensive tobacco control plan in New York City
    Micaela H Coady
    Bureau of Tobacco Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 89:802-8. 2012
    ..These findings suggest the need to increase media and cessation efforts targeted towards lighter smokers...
  33. doi request reprint Using Medicare payment policy to transform the health system: a framework for improving performance
    Stuart Guterman
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w238-50. 2009
    ..These changes could also serve as a model for other payers to improve quality and efficiency throughout the health system...
  34. pmc Consumer-directed health care: will it improve health system performance?
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1219-34. 2004
  35. pmc Rewarding excellence and efficiency in Medicare payments
    Karen Davis
    The Commonwealth Fund, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Milbank Q 85:449-68. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Primary care and health system performance: adults' experiences in five countries
    Cathy Schoen
    Health Policy, Research, and Evaluation, Commonwealth Fund, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Contrasts across countries point to the potential to improve performance and to learn from international initiatives...
  37. ncbi request reprint Small businesses and the Affordable Care Act of 2010
    Sara R Collins
    Commonwealth Fund, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 97:1-18. 2010
    ..Over the next 10 years, small businesses and organizations could receive an estimated $40 billion in federal support through the premium credit program...
  38. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gaps. Providers, health records must be better coordinated
    Karen Davis
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY, USA
    Mod Healthc 38:36. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint Health insurance markets and income inequality: findings from an international health policy survey
    C Schoen
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Policy 51:67-85. 2000
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  40. ncbi request reprint Listening to parents. A national survey of parents with young children
    K T Young
    Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:255-62. 1998
    ..To document the child-rearing needs and pediatric health care experiences of parents with children from birth to 3 years old...
  41. ncbi request reprint Obtaining greater value from health care: the roles of the U.S. government
    Stephen C Schoenbaum
    Commonwealth Fund, New York City, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:183-90. 2003
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  42. pmc Commentary--Achieving a high-performance health system: High reliability organizations within a broader agenda
    Anne K Gauthier
    The Commonwealth Fund, c o AcademyHealth, 1801 K Street NW, Suite 701 L, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1710-20. 2006
  43. pmc Gender differences in smoking and cessation behaviors among young adults after implementation of local comprehensive tobacco control
    Jennifer A Ellis
    Bureau of Tobacco Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2 Lafayette, CN 18, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:310-6. 2008
    ..We sought to study gender differences in young adult smoking declines and enrollment in populationwide cessation services...
  44. ncbi request reprint Learning from Taiwan: experience with universal health insurance
    Karen Davis
    Ann Intern Med 148:313-4. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Battling the system. Commonwealth Fund chief fights for quality, transparency. Interview by Michael Romano
    Karen Davis
    Mod Healthc 35:32-3. 2005
  46. pmc How we can improve healthcare in every state
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 9:70. 2007
  47. pmc Patient-centered primary care: it can happen here
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 7:66. 2005
  48. pmc Health policy year in review: a mixed bag
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 7:77. 2005
  49. pmc Making payment reform in the US healthcare system possible
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 9:63. 2007
  50. pmc The time is right for healthcare reform
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 9:5. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Audio interview: pay for performance--recommendations of the Institute of Medicine, with Dr. Elliott S. Fisher and Dr. Karen Davis interviewed by Rachel Gotbaum
    Elliott Fisher
    N Engl J Med 355:e14. 2006
  52. doi request reprint Health of the nation--coverage for all Americans
    Charles D Baker
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Wellesley, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:777-80. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint Paying for care episodes and care coordination
    Karen Davis
    N Engl J Med 356:1166-8. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Reach out to move up. Best practices in A/R outsourcing
    Karen Davis
    HuTech Resources LLC, Itasca, Ill, USA
    MGMA Connex 3:42-5, 1. 2003
    ..It's not for everyone, but if you decide to outsource, first assess your needs, find the right vendor and negotiate a smart contract...
  55. ncbi request reprint U.S. health policy: time for action on the uninsured
    Karen Davis
    Health Policy 69:135-7. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Caring for those with HIV/AIDS
    Karen Davis
    Lakes District Health Board, Rotorua
    Nurs N Z 9:30. 2003
  57. pmc Providing health insurance for all: what we can learn from Massachusetts
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 8:27. 2006
  58. pmc How to control healthcare costs: take a walk on the supply side
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 7:50. 2005
  59. pmc Medicaid: a vision for the next 40 years
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 7:37. 2005
  60. pmc Aiming high: 10 steps to a high-performance health system
    Karen Davis
    MedGenMed 8:66. 2006
  61. doi request reprint Factors affecting survival to intestinal transplantation in the very young pediatric patient
    Sameera I Mian
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Transplantation 85:1287-9. 2008
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