D C Goodman
Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
- Supply sensitive services in Swiss ambulatory care: an analysis of basic health insurance records for 2003-2007Andre Busato
Institute for Evaluative Research in Medicine, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, CH 3014, Bern, Switzerland
BMC Health Serv Res 10:315. 2010....
- Has asthma medication use in children become more frequent, more appropriate, or both?D C Goodman
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Pediatrics 104:187-94. 1999..This study measures trends and recent patterns in the pediatric use of medications approved for reversible obstructive airway disease (asthma medications)...
- The physician workforce crisis: where is the evidence?David C Goodman
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005..Research to date, in contrast, indicates that physician workforce levels, particularly of specialists, are not a primary factor in determining health outcomes...
- The pediatric subspecialty workforce: time to test our assumptionsDavid C Goodman
Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences, 7251 Strasenburgh Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Pediatrics 118:2545-7. 2006
- Twenty-year trends in regional variations in the U.S. physician workforceDavid C Goodman
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004..Most physicians located in regions with an already large supply. Given these persistent patterns, the population benefits of further growth in the physician workforce are uncertain...
- Do we need more physicians?David C Goodman
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004..Better medical care requires not more physicians, but rather improving physician productivity to the levels already present in many locales...
- End-of-life care at academic medical centers: implications for future workforce requirementsDavid C Goodman
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences CECS, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:521-31. 2006....
- Geographic access to family planning facilities and the risk of unintended and teenage pregnancyDavid C Goodman
The Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, 7251 Strasenburgh Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Matern Child Health J 11:145-52. 2007..This study tested the hypotheses that greater geographic access to family planning facilities is associated with lower rates of unintended and teenage pregnancies...
- When an asthma drug has an inferiority complex: a noninferiority trialDavid C Goodman
Department of Pediatrics and the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, 7251 Strasenburgh Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Pediatrics 116:493-5. 2005
- Unwarranted variation in pediatric medical careDavid C Goodman
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, 35 Centerra Parkway, Suite 202, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 56:745-55. 2009..This article provides a survey on the concepts, methods, and applications of the study of unwarranted variation in health care with particular attention to children's medical services...
- Are neonatal intensive care resources located according to need? Regional variation in neonatologists, beds, and low birth weight newbornsD C Goodman
Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Pediatrics 108:426-31. 2001..This study reports the relationship between regional measures of intensive care capacity and low birth weight infants using newly developed market-based regions of neonatal intensive care...
- The uneven landscape of newborn intensive care services: variation in the neonatology workforceD C Goodman
Department of Pediatrics Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Eff Clin Pract 4:143-9. 2001..In the past 30 years, the number of neonatologists has increased while total births have remained nearly constant. It is not known how equitably this expanded workforce is distributed...
- The relation between the availability of neonatal intensive care and neonatal mortalityDavid C Goodman
Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
N Engl J Med 346:1538-44. 2002..We conducted a study to determine whether a greater supply of neonatologists or neonatal intensive care beds is associated with lower neonatal mortality...
- Primary care service areas: a new tool for the evaluation of primary care servicesDavid C Goodman
Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Health Serv Res 38:287-309. 2003..Policymakers at all jurisdictional levels as well as researchers will have a standardized system of geographical units through which to assess access to, supply, use, organization, and financing of primary care services...
- The general pediatrician: projecting future workforce supply and requirementsScott A Shipman
Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
Pediatrics 113:435-42. 2004..To understand the effects of these trends over time, we developed a model that projects the national supply of practicing general pediatricians over a 20-year period (2000-2020)...
- Inpatient care intensity and patients' ratings of their hospital experiencesJohn E Wennberg
Evaluative Clinical Sciences and Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice in Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:103-12. 2009..The common thread linking greater care intensity with lower quality and less favorable patient experiences may be poorly coordinated care...
- Geographic maldistribution of primary care for childrenScott A Shipman
Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, 35 Centerra Parkway, Suite 202, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
Pediatrics 127:19-27. 2011..This study examines growth in the primary care physician workforce for children and examines the geographic distribution of the workforce...
- Influence of NCI cancer center attendance on mortality in lung, breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer patientsTracy Onega
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03756, USA
Med Care Res Rev 66:542-60. 2009..Attendance at NCI cancer centers is associated with a significant survival benefit for the four major cancers among Medicare beneficiaries...
- Cancer care in the United States: identifying end-of-life cohortsEthan M Berke
The Center for Healthcare Research and Reform, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
J Palliat Med 12:128-32. 2009..We examined several techniques of identifying end-of-life cancer cohorts with claims data that is population-based, geographically scalable, and amenable to routine updating...
- Reducing avoidable deaths among veterans: directing private-sector surgical care to high-performance hospitalsWilliam B Weeks
Veterans Administration VA Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Award Program, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Am J Public Health 97:2186-92. 2007..We quantified older (65 years and older) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) patients' use of the private sector to obtain 14 surgical procedures and assessed the potential impact of directing that care to high-performance hospitals...
- Physician workforce crisis? Wrong diagnosis, wrong prescriptionDavid C Goodman
Center for Health Policy Research, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
N Engl J Med 358:1658-61. 2008
- Is more neonatal intensive care always better? Insights from a cross-national comparison of reproductive careLindsay A Thompson
Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Pediatrics 109:1036-43. 2002..Although differences in vital recording and socioeconomic risk have been studied, a systematic, cross-national comparison of perinatal health care systems is lacking...
- Benchmarking the future generalist workforceJon D Lurie
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Eff Clin Pract 5:58-66. 2002..However, recent trends suggest that more physicians are entering primary care, raising the possibility of a future surplus...
- Does having more physicians lead to better health system performance?David C Goodman
Center for Health Policy Research, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
JAMA 299:335-7. 2008
- Access to cancer services for rural colorectal cancer patientsLaura Mae Baldwin
Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Rural Health 24:390-9. 2008..Cancer care requires specialty surgical and medical resources that are less likely to be found in rural areas...
- Regionalization of high-risk surgery and implications for patient travel timesJohn D Birkmeyer
Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
JAMA 290:2703-8. 2003..However, such regionalization policies might cause unreasonable travel burdens for surgical patients...
- Race versus place of service in mortality among medicare beneficiaries with cancerTracy Onega
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Cancer 116:2698-706. 2010....
- The relationship between pediatric residency program size and inpatient illness severity and diversityRebecca M Jennings
Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences and the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:676-80. 2003..001). CONCLUSION: Large variations in inpatient illness severity and diagnostic diversity were seen across programs, but program size was found to be a poor indicator of inpatient learning opportunities...
- Trends in endoscopic sinus surgery rates in the Medicare populationGiridhar Venkatraman
Section of Otolaryngology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:426-30. 2010..To examine the trends in rates of endoscopic sinus surgery, open sinus procedures (open sinus surgery), and the prevalence of diagnosis of chronic rhinosinusitis in the Medicare population from 1998 to 2006...
- Rates of solid-organ wait-listing, transplantation, and survival among residents of rural and urban areasDavid A Axelrod
Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
JAMA 299:202-7. 2008..Rural residents represent another group that may have impaired access to transplant services...
- Geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiariesLeighton Chan
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6490, USA
J Rural Health 22:140-6. 2006..Patients in rural areas may use less medical care than those living in urban areas. This could be due to differences in travel distance and time and a utilization of a different mix of generalists and specialists for their care...
- Regional variation in rates of low birth weightLindsay A Thompson
Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Pediatrics 116:1114-21. 2005..This study measures regional variation in LBW rates and identifies regions of neonatal health services with significantly high or low adjusted rates...
- Regional variation in carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy in the Medicare populationPhilip P Goodney
Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:15-24. 2010..To describe geographic variation in population-based rates of carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) performed in Medicare beneficiaries...
- Treatment effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids and leukotriene modifiers for patients with asthma: an analysis from managed care dataFelicia C Allen-Ramey
Merck and Company, Inc, P.O. Box 4, WP39-170, West Point, PA 19486-0004, USA
Allergy Asthma Proc 24:43-51. 2003..In this managed care population, patients treated with ICSs or LMs had similar measures of treatment effectiveness, as measured by asthma-related health care resource use...
- Where do graduating pediatric residents seek practice positions?William L Cull
Division of Health Services Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA
Ambul Pediatr 5:228-34. 2005..To profile the characteristics of areas that graduating pediatric residents target in their job searches and to explore whether residents applying to primary care markets with higher pediatrician supplies experience job-search difficulty...
- Outcomes of patients treated with fluticasone propionate or montelukast sodiumFelicia C Allen-Ramey
Department of Epidemiology, Merck and Company, West Point, Pennsylvania, USA
Manag Care Interface 16:30-5. 2003..65; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.21-2.26) and preindex use of SABAs (OR, 1.84; 95% CI, 1.34-2.53). In this managed care population, fluticasone and montelukast provided similar effectiveness...
- The pediatrician workforce: current status and future prospectsDavid C Goodman
Pediatrics 116:e156-73. 2005..The report finds that the pediatric workforce is undergoing fundamental changes that will have important effects on the professional lives of pediatricians and children's health care delivery...
- The future of primary careScott A Shipman
Ann Intern Med 140:69. 2004
- Accessibility of family planning services: impact of structural and organizational factorsLorraine V Klerman
Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 02454 9110, USA
Matern Child Health J 11:19-26. 2007..This study sought to determine whether selected structural and organizational characteristics of publicly available family planning facilities are associated with greater availability...
- Expanding the medical workforceDavid C Goodman
BMJ 335:218-9. 2007
- Financing graduate medical education to meet the needs of children and the future pediatrician workforceScott A Shipman
Pediatrics 121:855-61. 2008..The financing of graduate medical education is an important and effective tool to ensure that the future pediatrician workforce can provide optimal heath care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults...
- Growth in neonatal intensive care: when is enough enough?George A Little
Adv Neonatal Care 3:162-5. 2003
- The utility of the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) asthma measure to predict asthma-related outcomesWilliam E Berger
American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Mission Viejo, California, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:538-45. 2004..37; 95% CI, 0.05-2.69). CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that refinements to the HEDIS measure method for identifying patients with persistent asthma may be needed...
- Do pediatric hospitalizations have a unique geography?Mark F Guagliardo
Department of Prevention and Community Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 4:2. 2004..It is reasonable to question whether the geographic system so defined is appropriate for health services research for all ages, particularly for children, who have a very different system of healthcare financing and provision in the U.S...
- Improving accountability for the public investment in health profession education: it's time to try health workforce planningDavid C Goodman
JAMA 300:1205-7. 2008