Amitabh Chandra

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Robot-assisted surgery for kidney cancer increased access to a procedure that can reduce mortality and renal failure
    Amitabh Chandra
    Amitabh Chandra is a professor of public policy at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:220-8. 2015
  2. pmc Large increases in spending on postacute care in Medicare point to the potential for cost savings in these settings
    Amitabh Chandra
    Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:864-72. 2013
  3. pmc The pragmatist's guide to comparative effectiveness research
    Amitabh Chandra
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Econ Perspect 25:27-46. 2011
  4. pmc National costs of the medical liability system
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1569-77. 2010
  5. pmc Geographic correlation between large-firm commercial spending and Medicare spending
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:131-8. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Myths and misconceptions about U.S. health insurance
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w533-43. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A trillion-dollar geography lesson
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1448-51. 2009
  10. pmc Would having more primary care doctors cut health spending growth?
    Michael E Chernew
    Department ofHealth Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1327-35. 2009

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Robot-assisted surgery for kidney cancer increased access to a procedure that can reduce mortality and renal failure
    Amitabh Chandra
    Amitabh Chandra is a professor of public policy at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Health Aff (Millwood) 34:220-8. 2015
    ..In addition, we found no evidence that the availability of robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery increased the likelihood that inappropriate patients received partial nephrectomy. ..
  2. pmc Large increases in spending on postacute care in Medicare point to the potential for cost savings in these settings
    Amitabh Chandra
    Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:864-72. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The pragmatist's guide to comparative effectiveness research
    Amitabh Chandra
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Econ Perspect 25:27-46. 2011
    ..After all, such effects are typically expensive to determine and require years or even decades of data. Costs are much easier to measure, and can be appended at a later date as financial Armageddon draws closer...
  4. pmc National costs of the medical liability system
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1569-77. 2010
    ..Overall annual medical liability system costs, including defensive medicine, are estimated to be $55.6 billion in 2008 dollars, or 2.4 percent of total health care spending...
  5. pmc Geographic correlation between large-firm commercial spending and Medicare spending
    Michael E Chernew
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:131-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the correlation between geographic variation in inpatient days, total spending, and spending growth in traditional Medicare versus the large-firm commercial sector...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Myths and misconceptions about U.S. health insurance
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w533-43. 2008
    ..We apply a combination of economic principles and lessons from empirical research to examine the policy problems that underlie the myths and focus attention on addressing these fundamental challenges...
  9. doi request reprint A trillion-dollar geography lesson
    Katherine Baicker
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1448-51. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Would having more primary care doctors cut health spending growth?
    Michael E Chernew
    Department ofHealth Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1327-35. 2009
    ..Additional research is needed before the potential causal impact of PCPs can be fully assessed. However, these findings suggest that changes in the composition of the physician workforce will not be sufficient to address spending growth...
  11. doi request reprint Cooper's analysis is incorrect
    Katherine Baicker
    National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w116-8. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, these deficiencies mean that we can learn little from Cooper's analyses...
  12. doi request reprint Local Population Characteristics and Hemoglobin A1c Testing Rates among Diabetic Medicare Beneficiaries
    Laura C Yasaitis
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e111119. 2014
    ..The magnitude of fine-grained variations in care for diabetic Medicare beneficiaries, and their associations with local population characteristics, are unknown...