Amitabh Chandra

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The growth of physician medical malpractice payments: evidence from the National Practitioner Data Bank
    Amitabh Chandra
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicare spending, the physician workforce, and beneficiaries' quality of care
    Katherine Baicker
    Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  3. pmc The elusive connection between health care spending and quality
    Jonathan Skinner
    Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w119-23. 2009
  4. pmc Measuring racial disparities in the quality of ambulatory diabetes care
    Julie P W Bynum
    Dartmouth Institute for Clinical Practice and Health Policy, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03766, USA
    Med Care 48:1057-63. 2010
  5. pmc Mortality after acute myocardial infarction in hospitals that disproportionately treat black patients
    Jonathan Skinner
    Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Circulation 112:2634-41. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in health care and the problem of measuring racial disparities
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 48:S42-53. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Medicare spending, the physician workforce, and beneficiaries' quality of care
    Katherine Baicker
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Who you are and where you live: how race and geography affect the treatment of medicare beneficiaries
    Katherine Baicker
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  9. pmc Hospital-level racial disparities in acute myocardial infarction treatment and outcomes
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:308-19. 2005
  10. pmc Do race-specific models explain disparities in treatments after acute myocardial infarction?
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 153:785-91. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint The growth of physician medical malpractice payments: evidence from the National Practitioner Data Bank
    Amitabh Chandra
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..A preoccupation with data on judgments, extreme awards, or specific specialties results in an incomplete understanding of the growth of physician malpractice payments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicare spending, the physician workforce, and beneficiaries' quality of care
    Katherine Baicker
    Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Improving the quality of beneficiaries' care could be accomplished with more effective use of existing dollars...
  3. pmc The elusive connection between health care spending and quality
    Jonathan Skinner
    Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w119-23. 2009
    ..Cooper may believe that this result challenges three decades of research by the Dartmouth group. Instead, it supports the group's view that improved efficiency-and not more doctors and hospital beds-is central to improving quality...
  4. pmc Measuring racial disparities in the quality of ambulatory diabetes care
    Julie 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...
  5. pmc Mortality after acute myocardial infarction in hospitals that disproportionately treat black patients
    Jonathan Skinner
    Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Circulation 112:2634-41. 2005
    ..Less is known about differences in health outcomes. This report compares risk-adjusted mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) between US hospitals with high and low fractions of elderly black AMI patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in health care and the problem of measuring racial disparities
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 48:S42-53. 2005
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  7. ncbi request reprint Medicare spending, the physician workforce, and beneficiaries' quality of care
    Katherine Baicker
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Improving the quality of beneficiaries' care could be accomplished with more effective use of existing dollars...
  8. ncbi request reprint Who you are and where you live: how race and geography affect the treatment of medicare beneficiaries
    Katherine Baicker
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Differences in end-of-life care are driven more by residence than by race. Policies should focus on getting the rates right, rather than solely on racial differences...
  9. pmc Hospital-level racial disparities in acute myocardial infarction treatment and outcomes
    Amber E Barnato
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Care 43:308-19. 2005
    ..However, the extent to which unobserved differences between hospitals explains some of these differences is unknown...
  10. pmc Do race-specific models explain disparities in treatments after acute myocardial infarction?
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 153:785-91. 2007
    ..If incorrect, this assumption may misestimate disparities. We sought to determine whether clinical factors affect treatment decisions for blacks and whites equally...
  11. pmc Malpractice liability costs and the practice of medicine in the Medicare program
    Katherine Baicker
    School of Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:841-52. 2007
    ..The 60 percent increase in malpractice premiums between 2000 and 2003 is associated with an increase in total Medicare spending of more than $15 billion...
  12. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in the appropriate use of cesarean delivery
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Public Policy, School of Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w355-67. 2006
    ..Areas with higher usage rates perform the intervention in medically less appropriate populations-that is, relatively healthier births-and do not see improvements in maternal or neonatal mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Is spending more always wasteful? The appropriateness of care and outcomes among colorectal cancer patients
    Mary Beth Landrum
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:159-68. 2008
    ..Our results show that instead of cutting spending, policies designed to target services to patients most likely to benefit could increase the value of medical spending...
  14. ncbi request reprint The metrics of the physician brain drain
    Amitabh Chandra
    N Engl J Med 354:528-30; author reply 528-30. 2006