Meredith B Rosenthal

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Promotion of prescription drugs to consumers
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:498-505. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance and beyond
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 7:351-5. 2007
  3. pmc Impact of financial incentives for prenatal care on birth outcomes and spending
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1465-79. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1788-93. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Bridges to Excellence--recognizing high-quality care: analysis of physician quality and resource use
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:670-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:322-31. 2011
  7. pmc Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1105-11. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Climbing up the pay-for-performance learning curve: where are the early adopters now?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1674-82. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality monitoring and management in commercial health plans
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02459, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:377-86. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Incentive formularies and changes in prescription drug spending
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:360-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Promotion of prescription drugs to consumers
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:498-505. 2002
    ..Guidelines issued in 1997 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding advertising to consumers through electronic media are considered by some to be responsible for unleashing a flood of direct-to-consumer advertising...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance and beyond
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 7:351-5. 2007
    ..Novel mixed payment (i.e., part prospective, part fee for service and part pay for performance) models have emerged as the most promising proposals for such reform...
  3. pmc Impact of financial incentives for prenatal care on birth outcomes and spending
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1465-79. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 294:1788-93. 2005
    ..Although there is intense interest in and optimism about pay-for-performance programs, there is little published research on pay-for-performance in health care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bridges to Excellence--recognizing high-quality care: analysis of physician quality and resource use
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:670-7. 2008
    ..To examine whether physicians who sought and received Bridges to Excellence (BTE) recognition performed better than similar physicians on a standardized set of population-based performance measures...
  6. doi request reprint Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:322-31. 2011
    ..As health reform efforts advance, policy makers must consider how to modify high-deductible plans to reduce the financial burden for families with chronic conditions...
  7. pmc Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1105-11. 2012
    ..Individuals with chronic conditions are at particular risk for increased out-of-pocket costs in HDHPs and resulting cost-related underuse of essential health care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Climbing up the pay-for-performance learning curve: where are the early adopters now?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1674-82. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Quality monitoring and management in commercial health plans
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02459, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:377-86. 2008
    ..To examine the current state of quality monitoring and management activities of US health plans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incentive formularies and changes in prescription drug spending
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:360-9. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of incentive formularies on prescription drug spending shifts in formulary compliance, use of generic medications, and mail-order fulfillment in the year after introduction of a new pharmacy benefit strategy...
  11. doi request reprint Engagement of health plans and employers in addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:219-31. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Employers' use of value-based purchasing strategies
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:2281-8. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Impact of a pay for performance program to improve diabetes care in the safety net
    Alyna T Chien
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 21 Autumn Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Prev Med 55:S80-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of a "piece-rate" pay for performance (P4P) program aimed at improving diabetes care processes, outcomes and related healthcare utilization for patients enrolled in a not-for-profit Medicaid-focused managed care plan...
  14. ncbi request reprint Consumer experience with a tiered physician network: early evidence
    Anna D Sinaiko
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard University, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:123-30. 2010
    ..To analyze consumer awareness, use, and trust of a tiered provider network, which differentiates copayments by provider cost-efficiency and quality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transmission of financial incentives to physicians by intermediary organizations in California
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:197-205. 2002
    ..Thirteen percent of medical groups and 19 percent of IPAs provided bonuses or withholds based on utilization or cost performance, which averaged 10 percent of base compensation...
  16. ncbi request reprint A decade of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs
    Julie M Donohue
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:673-81. 2007
    ..Moreover, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been criticized for its weak enforcement of laws regulating such advertising...
  17. pmc Improving timely childhood immunizations through pay for performance in Medicaid-managed care
    Alyna T Chien
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, 21 Autumn Street Room 223, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1934-47. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of a "piece-rate" pay-for-performance (P4P) program aimed at rewarding up-to-date immunization delivery to 2-year-olds according to the recommended series...
  18. pmc Using performance data to identify preferred hospitals
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Room 405, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2109-19; discussion 2294-323. 2007
    ..To explore the implications of current approaches used by health plans and purchasers to identify preferred hospitals for tiered networks using cost and quality information...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pay for performance in commercial HMOs
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1895-902. 2006
    ..Although many claims have been made for the effectiveness of this approach, the extent of its national penetration remains unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of a multipayer patient-centered medical home on health care utilization and quality: the Rhode Island chronic care sustainability initiative pilot program
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1907-13. 2013
    ..The patient-centered medical home is advocated to reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care...
  21. ncbi request reprint P4P: rumors of its demise may be exaggerated
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:238-9. 2007
    ..Because of the critical role payment incentives play in guiding practice patterns, it is hard to imagine substantial reform of the delivery system without coordinated changes in payment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Do patients continue to see physicians who are removed from a PPO network?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:713-9. 2009
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  23. 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
  24. ncbi request reprint A typology of organizational and contractual arrangements for purchasing and delivery of behavioral health care
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Room 405, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 33:461-9. 2006
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  25. doi request reprint How report cards on physicians, physician groups, and hospitals can have greater impact on consumer choices
    Anna D Sinaiko
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:602-11. 2012
    ..Overcoming the constraint of limited public funding, and achieving the acceptance of providers, is critical to realizing future success...
  26. ncbi request reprint Managed care and efficient rationing
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Finance 28:1-10. 2002
    ..Further research on the nature of provider and consumer rationing decisions is needed to inform the design of supply-side and demand-side incentives that will lead to an efficient allocation of services...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance: will the latest payment trend improve care?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 297:740-4. 2007
  28. doi request reprint Health risk appraisals: how much do they influence employees' health behavior?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1532-40. 2009
    ..Among those who complete an HRA, use of office visits, prescription drugs, and cervical cancer screening increases compared to those who are not offered an HRA...
  29. doi request reprint Beyond pay for performance--emerging models of provider-payment reform
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1197-200. 2008
  30. pmc The geographic distribution of physicians revisited
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1931-52. 2005
    ..While there is debate over whether the U.S. is training too many physicians, many seem to agree that physicians are geographically maldistributed, with too few in rural areas...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:833-40. 2010
    ..To examine how enrollment in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) affects use of well-child visits relative to traditional plans, when preventive care is exempt from the deductible...
  32. doi request reprint The design and application of shared savings programs: lessons from early adopters
    Joel S Weissman
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1959-68. 2012
    ..We conclude with principles for the design of future shared savings arrangements and consideration of issues that will confront decision makers as these efforts mature and expand...
  33. doi request reprint Assessing the evidence for value-based insurance design
    Niteesh K Choudhry
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1988-94. 2010
    ..Maximizing the benefits of value-based insurance design will require mechanisms to target appropriate copayment reductions, offset short-run cost outlays, and expand its use to other health services...
  34. ncbi request reprint Paying for quality: providers' incentives for quality improvement
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:127-41. 2004
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  35. pmc Patients with multiple chronic conditions do not receive lower quality of preventive care
    SeungJin Bae
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1933-9. 2008
    ..The implications of measuring and rewarding performance for patients with multiple chronic conditions have not been explored empirically...
  36. ncbi request reprint Individual responsibility or a policy solution--cap and trade for the U.S. diet?
    Kristina H Lewis
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:1561-3. 2011
  37. doi request reprint Should health care come with a warranty?
    Francois de Brantes
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w678-87. 2009
    ..We conclude that warranties could motivate providers to improve quality and could increase their profit margins...
  38. doi request reprint Defining and measuring integrated patient care: promoting the next frontier in health care delivery
    Sara J Singer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:112-27. 2011
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  39. ncbi request reprint Doughnut-hole economics
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:129-35. 2004
    ..I consider alternative explanations for this new benefit design trend and conclude that the desire to distribute tangible benefits to the largest number of constituents is most plausible...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nonpayment for performance? Medicare's new reimbursement rule
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1573-5. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Do integrated medical groups provide higher-quality medical care than individual practice associations?
    Ateev Mehrotra
    University of Pittsburgh and RAND Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2665, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:826-33. 2006
    ..The association between the organizational structure of physician groups and health care quality has never been evaluated empirically...
  42. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness framework for profiling the value of hospital care
    Justin W Timbie
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:419-34. 2008
    ..Using cost-effectiveness methods to profile hospital "value'' permits the comparison of the benefit of a service relative to the cost using existing societal weights...
  43. ncbi request reprint What is the empirical basis for paying for quality in health care?
    Meredith B Rosenthal
    Harvard University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:135-57. 2006
    ..Even in non-health settings, however, where the institutional features are more favorable to a positive impact, the literature contains mixed results on the effectiveness of analogous pay-for-performance schemes...
  44. ncbi request reprint The economic impacts of the tobacco settlement
    David M Cutler
    Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 21:1-19. 2002
    ..To the extent that the value of the health benefits is not offset by the value of the pleasure foregone, the economic impacts of the MSA will include a share of these health benefits...