Michelle Marie Mello

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pharmaceutical companies' role in state vaccination policymaking: the case of human papillomavirus vaccination
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:893-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Do Medicare HMOs still reduce health services use after controlling for selection bias?
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston 02115, USA
    Health Econ 11:323-40. 2002
  3. pmc Effects of a malpractice crisis on specialist supply and patient access to care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 242:621-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Legal concerns and the influenza vaccine shortage
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1817-20. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Decision making and satisfaction with care in the pediatric intensive care unit: findings from a controlled clinical trial
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:40-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a professional liability crisis on residents' practice decisions
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1287-95. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice as an epidemiological problem
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 667 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:39-46. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients in a malpractice crisis: physician satisfaction and quality of care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:42-53. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Academic medical centers' standards for clinical-trial agreements with industry
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2202-10. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of law in public health: the case of family planning in the Philippines
    Michelle Marie Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:384-96. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications51

  1. pmc Pharmaceutical companies' role in state vaccination policymaking: the case of human papillomavirus vaccination
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:893-8. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Do Medicare HMOs still reduce health services use after controlling for selection bias?
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston 02115, USA
    Health Econ 11:323-40. 2002
    ..Medicare HMOs do not, however, appear to reduce the use of physician services...
  3. pmc Effects of a malpractice crisis on specialist supply and patient access to care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 242:621-8. 2005
    ..To investigate specialist physicians' practice decisions in response to liability concerns and their perceptions of the impact of the malpractice environment on patient access to care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Legal concerns and the influenza vaccine shortage
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1817-20. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Decision making and satisfaction with care in the pediatric intensive care unit: findings from a controlled clinical trial
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:40-7. 2004
    ..To facilitate critical decision making and improve satisfaction with care among families of patients in a pediatric intensive care unit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a professional liability crisis on residents' practice decisions
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1287-95. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that liability concerns would negatively affect Pennsylvania residents' propensity to practice in the state following residency...
  7. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice as an epidemiological problem
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 667 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:39-46. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the strength of the business case for patient safety depends on the perspective from which one views the data...
  8. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients in a malpractice crisis: physician satisfaction and quality of care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:42-53. 2004
    ..First, perceptions influence behavior with respect to practice environment and clinical decision making. Second, perceptions influence the physician-patient relationship and the interpersonal quality of care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Academic medical centers' standards for clinical-trial agreements with industry
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2202-10. 2005
    ..We studied institutional standards regarding contractual provisions that restrict investigators' control over trials...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of law in public health: the case of family planning in the Philippines
    Michelle Marie Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:384-96. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Researchers' views of the acceptability of restrictive provisions in clinical trial agreements with industry sponsors
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Account Res 12:163-91. 2005
    ..Medical school faculty could benefit from additional guidance about what their institution views as acceptable parameters for industry-sponsored clinical trial agreements...
  12. pmc "Health courts" and accountability for patient safety
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Milbank Q 84:459-92. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Administrative compensation for medical injuries: lessons from three foreign systems
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 14:1-18. 2011
    ..American policymakers may find many of the elements of these countries' systems to be transferable to demonstration projects in the U.S...
  14. ncbi request reprint Direct-to-consumer advertising and shared liability for pharmaceutical manufacturers
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:477-81. 2003
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Wellness programs and lifestyle discrimination--the legal limits
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:192-9. 2008
  17. pmc The interplay of public health law and industry self-regulation: the case of sugar-sweetened beverage sales in schools
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:595-604. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in physician supply and scope of practice during a malpractice crisis: evidence from Pennsylvania
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w425-35. 2007
    ..We discuss methodological issues that could explain the disparate findings regarding physician supply effects in studies using administrative data sets and survey data...
  19. ncbi request reprint The experience of a community representative on an ethics consult team
    Michelle Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Clin Ethics 15:296-301. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospitals' behavior in a tort crisis: observations from Pennsylvania
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:225-33. 2003
    ..It concludes by connecting these trends to larger medical malpractice policy issues...
  21. ncbi request reprint Beyond negligence: avoidability and medical injury compensation
    Allen B Kachalia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PB 6 Administration, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:387-402. 2008
    ..Importantly, all three nations are harnessing their systems' power to improve patient safety, and the avoidability standard appears to be well suited for this task...
  22. ncbi request reprint The future of surgery: today's residents speak
    Elizabeth Breen
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Surg 62:543-6. 2005
    ..The impact of these changes on the culture of surgery and attitudes about future practice patterns among current surgical residents is unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Confidentiality laws and secrecy in medical research: improving public access to data on drug safety
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:483-91. 2007
    ..We suggest regulatory and legislative policy changes regarding how the FDA handles confidential information that can improve understanding of the risks of prescription drugs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Financial conflicts of interest in physicians' relationships with the pharmaceutical industry--self-regulation in the shadow of federal prosecution
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1891-900. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint The new medical malpractice crisis
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2281-4. 2003
  26. pmc Understanding biased selection in Medicare HMOs
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:961-92. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Medical monitoring for pharmaceutical injuries: tort law for the public's health?
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:889-94. 2003
    ..Medical monitoring arms the courts with a new mechanism for addressing harms proactively rather than reactively, which could yield new victories for public health...
  28. ncbi request reprint Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environment
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2609-17. 2005
    ..How often physicians alter their clinical behavior because of the threat of malpractice liability, termed defensive medicine, and the consequences of those changes, are central questions in the ongoing medical malpractice reform debate...
  29. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation
    Steven Joffe
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:65-73. 2007
    ..Even though ACP was more prevalent among this sample than in the general population, its use still could be enhanced, given the high risks of decisional incapacity and death that HCT patients face...
  30. ncbi request reprint Conflict in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Intensive Care Med 29:1489-97. 2003
    ..To determine types, sources, and predictors of conflicts among patients with prolonged stay in the ICU...
  31. ncbi request reprint Claims, errors, and compensation payments in medical malpractice litigation
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2024-33. 2006
    ..In the current debate over tort reform, critics of the medical malpractice system charge that frivolous litigation--claims that lack evidence of injury, substandard care, or both--is common and costly...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nature of conflict in the care of pediatric intensive care patients with prolonged stay
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 112:553-8. 2003
    ..To determine the frequency, types, sources, and predictors of conflict surrounding the care of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients with prolonged stay...
  33. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of medical injury to patients: an improbable risk management strategy
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:215-26. 2007
    ..A policy question more pressing than whether moving toward routine disclosure will expand litigation is the question of how large such an expansion might be...
  34. ncbi request reprint Are damages caps regressive? A study of malpractice jury verdicts in California
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:54-67. 2004
    ..Use of sliding scales of damages instead of or in conjunction with caps would mitigate their adverse impacts on fairness...
  35. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:283-92. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Managing malpractice crises
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:414-5. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Obesity--the new frontier of public health law
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2601-10. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Policing Medicaid and Medicare managed care: the role of courts and administrative agencies
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:465-94. 2002
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  39. ncbi request reprint Fostering rational regulation of patient safety
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 30:375-426. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint Compact versus contract--industry sponsors' obligations to their research subjects
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2737-43. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Work hours reform: perceptions and desires of contemporary surgical residents
    Edward E Whang
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:624-30. 2003
    ..There are few contemporary data on their attitudes toward work hours reform...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patient safety and medical malpractice: a case study
    Troyen A Brennan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:267-73. 2003
    ..They propose targeted reforms that could improve the functioning of the system and create incentives to improve safety and quality...
  43. ncbi request reprint The Leapfrog standards: ready to jump from marketplace to courtroom?
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:46-59. 2003
    ..This undesirable potential outcome compounds the importance of selecting these standards with the utmost care...
  44. ncbi request reprint Rationalizing vaccine injury compensation
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Bioethics 22:32-42. 2008
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  45. ncbi request reprint Due process in investigations of research misconduct
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1280-6. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Surgical residents' perceptions of the effects of the ACGME duty hour requirements 1 year after implementation
    Jennifer L Irani
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Surgery 138:246-53. 2005
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  47. ncbi request reprint Obesity--personal choice or public health issue?
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 4:2-3. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint The McLawsuit: the fast-food industry and legal accountability for obesity
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:207-16. 2003
    ..In this paper we consider the reasonableness of the claims against fast-food companies and discuss several social effects that the litigation may have irrespective of its outcome in court...
  49. pmc Implementing resident work hour limitations: lessons from the New York State experience
    Edward E Whang
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 237:449-55. 2003
    ..To determine the impact of work hour limitations imposed by the 405 (Bell) Regulations as perceived by general surgery residents in New York State...
  50. ncbi request reprint The pharmaceutical industry versus Medicaid--limits on state initiatives to control prescription-drug costs
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:608-13. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint The rise of litigation in human subjects research
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:40-5. 2003
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Research Grants3

  1. Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical Study
    Michelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
  2. Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase II
    Michelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004
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