William D Spector

Summary

Affiliation: Food and Drug Administration
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for elderly long-stay residents in nursing homes
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 51:673-81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Thirty-day, all-cause readmissions for elderly patients who have an injury-related inpatient stay
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 50:863-9. 2012
  3. pmc Incremental cost of postacute care in nursing homes
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:105-19. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with the occurrence of fractures in U.S. nursing homes: resident and facility characteristics and prescription medications
    William Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:327-33. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of differential item functioning on age and gender differences in functional disability
    John A Fleishman
    Center for Cost and Financing Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2101 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S275-84. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Home care before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997: shifts in financing and services
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Gerontologist 44:39-47. 2004
  7. pmc Medicare expenditures for residents in assisted living: data from a national study
    Charles D Phillips
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System of Health Science Center, 3000 Briarcrest Drive, Suite 310, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:373-88. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Do trends in the reporting of quality measures on the nursing home compare web site differ by nursing home characteristics?
    Jacqueline Zinn
    Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University, Philadelphia PA 19122, USA
    Gerontologist 45:720-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of nursing home ownership type and resident payer source on hospitalization for suspected pneumonia
    R Tamara Konetzka
    Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Care 42:1001-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Reducing hospitalizations from long-term care settings
    R Tamara Konetzka
    University of Chicago, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:40-66. 2008

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for elderly long-stay residents in nursing homes
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 51:673-81. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Thirty-day, all-cause readmissions for elderly patients who have an injury-related inpatient stay
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Med Care 50:863-9. 2012
    ..Much attention has been given to readmissions for conditions such as heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia, but little attention has been given to readmissions of patients with injury-related index admissions...
  3. pmc Incremental cost of postacute care in nursing homes
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:105-19. 2011
    ..DATA AND SAMPLE: Nine hundred and eighty-eight NHs in California in 2005. Data are from Medicaid cost reports, the Minimum Data Set, and the Economic Census...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with the occurrence of fractures in U.S. nursing homes: resident and facility characteristics and prescription medications
    William Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:327-33. 2007
    ..To determine whether resident and facility characteristics and prescription medications influence the occurrence of fractures in nursing homes (NHs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of differential item functioning on age and gender differences in functional disability
    John A Fleishman
    Center for Cost and Financing Studies, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2101 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S275-84. 2002
    ..This study examines the extent to which DIF affects estimates of age and gender group differences in disability severity among adults with some functional disability...
  6. ncbi request reprint Home care before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997: shifts in financing and services
    William D Spector
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Gerontologist 44:39-47. 2004
    ..This article describes the pattern of change in home-care use and expenditures, the distribution of payments by source, and the mix of skilled versus nonskilled services before and after 1996...
  7. pmc Medicare expenditures for residents in assisted living: data from a national study
    Charles D Phillips
    School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System of Health Science Center, 3000 Briarcrest Drive, Suite 310, Bryan, TX 77803, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:373-88. 2005
    ..To provide preliminary data on Medicare expenditures for assisted living facility (ALF) residents and to investigate whether ALF characteristics were related to Medicare expenditures for ALF residents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do trends in the reporting of quality measures on the nursing home compare web site differ by nursing home characteristics?
    Jacqueline Zinn
    Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University, Philadelphia PA 19122, USA
    Gerontologist 45:720-30. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of nursing home ownership type and resident payer source on hospitalization for suspected pneumonia
    R Tamara Konetzka
    Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Care 42:1001-8. 2004
    ..The decision to hospitalize may be different in for-profit and not-for-profit facilities and for different payment sources...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reducing hospitalizations from long-term care settings
    R Tamara Konetzka
    University of Chicago, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:40-66. 2008
    ..Much of the evidence is weak and could benefit from improved research design and methodology...
  11. doi request reprint Stage 2 pressure ulcer healing in nursing homes
    Nancy Bergstrom
    Center on Aging, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1252-8. 2008
    ..To identify resident and wound characteristics associated with Stage 2 pressure ulcer (PrU) healing time in nursing home residents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcer plan is working
    Sandra Hudak
    Health Management Strategies, Austin, TX, USA
    Provider 34:34-9. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of facility characteristics on departures from assisted living: results from a national study
    Charles D Phillips
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health System Science Center, Bryan, 77802, USA
    Gerontologist 43:690-6. 2003
    ..This research investigated the impact of facility and individual characteristics on residents' departures from assisted living...