Julie P W Bynum
Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
- The relationship between a dementia diagnosis, chronic illness, medicare expenditures, and hospital useJulie P W Bynum
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:187-94. 2004..To determine whether dementia increases medical expenditures, the probability of hospitalization, and potentially preventable hospitalization, controlling for variables including age and comorbidity...
- The influence of health status, age, and race on screening mammography in elderly womenJulie P W Bynum
Department of Internal Medicine and Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:2083-8. 2005..Decisions to screen are based on individualized assessment of risks and benefits. Our objective was to determine how screening mammography varies by age and race when adjusted for propensity to die...
- Fewer hospitalizations result when primary care is highly integrated into a continuing care retirement communityJulie P W Bynum
Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:975-84. 2011..These findings provide insight into what is possible when medical care is highly integrated into a residential retirement setting...
- End-of-life care for Medicare beneficiaries with cancer is highly intensive overall and varies widelyNancy E Morden
Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:786-96. 2012..They also suggest that best practices in end-of-life cancer care can be found in many settings and that efforts to improve the quality of end-of-life care should include every hospital category...
- Measuring racial disparities in the quality of ambulatory diabetes careJulie P W Bynum
Dartmouth Institute for Clinical Practice and Health Policy, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03766, USA
Med Care 48:1057-63. 2010..Improving the health of minority patients who have diabetes depends in part on improving quality and reducing disparities in ambulatory care. It has been difficult to measure these components at the level of actionable units...
- Assigning ambulatory patients and their physicians to hospitals: a method for obtaining population-based provider performance measurementsJulie P W Bynum
Department of Medicine and Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, 7251 Strasenburgh Hall, Hanover, NH 03755 3863, USA
Health Serv Res 42:45-62. 2007..To develop a method for assigning Medicare enrollees and the physicians who serve them to individual hospitals with adequate validity to allow population-based assessments of provider specific costs and quality of care...
- Creating accountable care organizations: the extended hospital medical staffElliott S Fisher
Dartmouth Medical School and the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w44-57. 2007..Efforts to create accountable care organizations at this level--the extended hospital medical staff--deserve consideration as a potential means of improving the quality and lowering the cost of care...
- Are regional variations in end-of-life care intensity explained by patient preferences?: A Study of the US Medicare PopulationAmber E Barnato
Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15312, USA
Med Care 45:386-93. 2007..We sought to test whether variations across regions in end-of-life (EOL) treatment intensity are associated with regional differences in patient preferences for EOL care...