E C Schneider

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint National quality monitoring of Medicare health plans: the relationship between enrollees' reports and the quality of clinical care
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 39:1313-25. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Enhancing performance measurement: NCQA's road map for a health information framework. National Committee for Quality Assurance
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 282:1184-90. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality oversight in medicaid primary care case management programs
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:235-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of high-cost operative procedures by Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in for-profit and not-for-profit health plans
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:143-50. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Is the type of Medicare insurance associated with colorectal cancer screening prevalence and selection of screening strategy?
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:S84-90. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the quality of care for enrollees in medicare managed care
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 287:1288-94. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Surviving colorectal cancer : patient-reported symptoms 4 years after diagnosis
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Section on Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 110:2075-82. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in influenza vaccination: does managed care narrow the gap between African Americans and whites?
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:1455-60. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in for-profit and not-for-profit health plans enrolling Medicare beneficiaries
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Med 118:1392-400. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of the scientific soundness of clinical performance measures: a field test of the National Committee for Quality Assurance's colorectal cancer screening measure
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, and Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 677 Huntington Ave, Room 406, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:876-82. 2008

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint National quality monitoring of Medicare health plans: the relationship between enrollees' reports and the quality of clinical care
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 39:1313-25. 2001
    ..The clinical quality of health plans varies. The associations between different measures of health plan quality are incompletely understood...
  2. ncbi request reprint Enhancing performance measurement: NCQA's road map for a health information framework. National Committee for Quality Assurance
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 282:1184-90. 1999
    ..Health care purchasers can provide the impetus for implementing the information framework if they demand detailed, accurate data on the quality of care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality oversight in medicaid primary care case management programs
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:235-42. 2004
    ..Reporting states tended to emphasize utilization results over quality-measure results. Despite growing enrollment, PCCM programs appear less likely to use the quality-oversight strategies employed by Medicaid health plans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of high-cost operative procedures by Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in for-profit and not-for-profit health plans
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:143-50. 2004
    ..Until recently, data to address this question have been limited...
  5. doi request reprint Is the type of Medicare insurance associated with colorectal cancer screening prevalence and selection of screening strategy?
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 46:S84-90. 2008
    ..We assessed whether beneficiaries in MMC plans were more likely than those in traditional FFS insurance to receive colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and whether type of insurance was associated with use of specific screening strategies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the quality of care for enrollees in medicare managed care
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 287:1288-94. 2002
    ..Substantial racial disparities in the use of some health services exist; however, much less is known about racial disparities in the quality of care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surviving colorectal cancer : patient-reported symptoms 4 years after diagnosis
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Section on Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer 110:2075-82. 2007
    ..The number of long-term survivors after a cancer diagnosis is increasing, yet relatively few studies have addressed survivors' reported symptoms beyond the initial year after diagnosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in influenza vaccination: does managed care narrow the gap between African Americans and whites?
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:1455-60. 2001
    ..Substantial racial disparities exist in use of some health services. Whether managed care could reduce racial disparities in the use of preventive services is not known...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in for-profit and not-for-profit health plans enrolling Medicare beneficiaries
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Med 118:1392-400. 2005
    ..For-profit health plans now enroll the majority of Medicare beneficiaries who select managed care. Prior research has produced conflicting results about whether for-profit health plans provide lower quality of care...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of the scientific soundness of clinical performance measures: a field test of the National Committee for Quality Assurance's colorectal cancer screening measure
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, and Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 677 Huntington Ave, Room 406, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:876-82. 2008
    ..This study evaluated quality measures by describing a field test of the colorectal cancer screening measure included in the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set of the National Committee for Quality Assurance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of sociodemographic case mix on the HEDIS measures of health plan quality
    A M Zaslavsky
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 38:981-92. 2000
    ..The widely used Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures may be affected by differences among plans in sociodemographic characteristics of members...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in the quality of care and racial disparities in Medicare managed care
    Amal N Trivedi
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:692-700. 2005
    ..In this study, we assessed changes over time in the overall quality of care and in the magnitude of racial disparities in nine measures of clinical performance...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between managed care insurance and use of lower-mortality hospitals for CABG surgery
    L C Erickson
    Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 283:1976-82. 2000
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  14. ncbi request reprint Unmet health needs of uninsured adults in the United States
    J Z Ayanian
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 284:2061-9. 2000
    ..In 1998, 33 million US adults aged 18 to 64 years lacked health insurance. Determining the unmet health needs of this population may aid efforts to improve access to care...
  15. pmc Does affiliation of physician groups with one another produce higher quality primary care?
    Mark W Friedberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1385-92. 2007
    ..We examined whether larger physician group size and affiliation with networks of multiple groups are associated with higher quality of care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in Medicaid managed care and commercial health plans
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 298:1674-81. 2007
    ..In contrast to the commercially insured population, the proportion of Medicaid beneficiaries enrolling in health maintenance organizations continues to increase...
  17. ncbi request reprint Social disparities across the continuum of colorectal cancer: a systematic review
    Richard C Palmer
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:55-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to evaluate the published literature to assess social inequalities in colorectal cancer using the 'cancer disparities grid.'..
  18. doi request reprint Can quality reports help address health care disparities? Use and awareness of comparative quality information by African Americans
    Gillian K Steelfisher
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:884-95. 2009
    ..Findings suggest a demand for CQInfo among African Americans, and support the idea that such information could help ameliorate racial disparities, if efforts also address educational and other related barriers...
  19. ncbi request reprint The evolution of quality management in Medicaid managed care
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:245-54. 2004
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  20. ncbi request reprint Adherence to practice guidelines: the role of specialty society guidelines
    Lucian L Leape
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am Heart J 145:19-26. 2003
    ..We investigated whether physician adherence to guidelines for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) varied by source, development methods, or the extent of their evidence-base...
  21. ncbi request reprint Race and gender disparities in rates of cardiac revascularization: do they reflect appropriate use of procedures or problems in quality of care?
    Arnold M Epstein
    Division of General Medicine Section on Health Services and Policy Research, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Med Care 41:1240-55. 2003
    ..However, few studies have examined whether these differences reflect problems in quality of care...
  22. pmc Undiagnosed hypertension and hypercholesterolemia among uninsured and insured adults in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    John Z Ayanian
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:2051-4. 2003
  23. pmc Colorectal cancer screening disparities related to obesity and gender
    Allison B Rosen
    Department of Health and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:332-8. 2004
    ..Obese women are less likely to undergo breast and cervical cancer screening than nonobese women. It is not known whether obesity is associated with a lower likelihood of colorectal cancer screening...
  24. pmc Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:269-77. 2011
    ..To understand the extent to which hospitalized patients participate in their care, and the association of patient participation with quality of care and patient safety...
  25. pmc Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers in high-risk clinical and ethnic groups with diabetes
    Allison B Rosen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:669-75. 2004
    ..Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) slow the progression of diabetic nephropathy, yet little is known about their use among patients at high risk for progression to ESRD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in cardiac revascularization rates: does "overuse" explain higher rates among white patients?
    E C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
    Ann Intern Med 135:328-37. 2001
    ..Other studies suggest that these procedures are overused: that is, they are done for patients with clinically inappropriate indications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Social disparities in cancer: lessons from a multidisciplinary workshop
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, and, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:71-4. 2005
    ..Noting the heterogeneous patterns of inequality across cancer types, the multiple underlying causes of disparities, and the role of the health care system itself, the authors call for an organized program of multidisciplinary research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Associations between structural capabilities of primary care practices and performance on selected quality measures
    Mark W Friedberg
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:456-63. 2009
    ..Whether practices with these capabilities have higher performance on measures of primary care quality is unknown...
  29. doi request reprint Disclosure of hospital adverse events and its association with patients' ratings of the quality of care
    Lenny Lopez
    MDiv, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1888-94. 2009
    ..Little is known about how the characteristics of adverse events (AEs) affect the likelihood of disclosure or how the disclosure of an AE relates to patients' perception of quality of care...
  30. pmc Publicly disclosed information about the quality of health care: response of the US public
    E C Schneider
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Qual Health Care 10:96-103. 2001
    ..Efforts to measure and report information about quality should remain public, but may be most effective if they are targeted to the needs of institutional and individual providers of care...
  31. pmc Addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care: using federal data to support local programs to eliminate disparities
    Thomas D Sequist
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of General Medicine, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1451-68. 2006
    ..We describe recent developments that are likely to influence how these data can be used in the future and discuss how local programs could make use of these data...
  32. ncbi request reprint Developing a system to assess the quality of cancer care: ASCO's national initiative on cancer care quality
    Eric C Schneider
    Department of Health Policy Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2985-91. 2004
  33. doi request reprint Do variations in provider discussions explain socioeconomic disparities in postmastectomy breast reconstruction?
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:605-15. 2008
    ..We investigated whether these differences reflect variations in the rate or qualitative aspects of the provider's discussion of reconstruction as an option...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adverse events during hospitalization: results of a patient survey
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:583-90. 2008
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  35. doi request reprint Medical home capabilities of primary care practices that serve sociodemographically vulnerable neighborhoods
    Mark W Friedberg
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:938-44. 2010
    ..Some practices disproportionately serve sociodemographically vulnerable neighborhoods. If these practices lack medical home capabilities, their ineligibility for enhanced payments could worsen disparities in care...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of pay-for-performance on health care quality in Massachusetts, 2001-2003
    Steven D Pearson
    Clinical and Economic Review, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1167-76. 2008
    ..Future research is required to determine whether changes to the magnitude, structure, or alignment of P4P incentives can lead to improved quality...
  37. pmc Readiness for the Patient-Centered Medical Home: structural capabilities of Massachusetts primary care practices
    Mark W Friedberg
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:162-9. 2009
    ..The extent to which different types of primary care practices have adopted these capabilities has not been previously studied...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparing patient-reported hospital adverse events with medical record review: do patients know something that hospitals do not?
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:100-8. 2008
    ..Hospitals routinely survey patients about the quality of care they receive, but little is known about whether patient interviews can detect adverse events that medical record reviews do not...
  39. pmc Quality monitoring of physicians: linking patients' experiences of care to clinical quality and outcomes
    Thomas D Sequist
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1784-90. 2008
    ..Physicians are increasingly asked to improve the delivery of clinical services and patient experiences of care...
  40. ncbi request reprint Patient centered experiences in breast cancer: predicting long-term adherence to tamoxifen use
    Katherine L Kahn
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 45:431-9. 2007
    ..Among breast cancer patients, tamoxifen use is associated with reduced risk of disease relapse and death, but it is often difficult for women to sustain therapy during the 5 years required to obtain maximum benefit...
  41. ncbi request reprint The response of physician groups to P4P incentives
    Ateev Mehrotra
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:249-55. 2007
    ..To assess the scope and magnitude of pay-for-performance (P4P) incentives among physician groups and to examine whether such incentives are associated with quality improvement initiatives...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relationship between quality of care and racial disparities in Medicare health plans
    Amal N Trivedi
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    JAMA 296:1998-2004. 2006
    ..In the Medicare managed care program, broad improvements in quality have been accompanied by reduced racial gaps in processes of care, but substantial disparities in outcomes have persisted...
  43. ncbi request reprint Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: how can we improve the quality of cancer care in the United States?
    Jennifer L Malin
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:626-34. 2006
    ....
  44. doi request reprint American Society of Clinical Oncology/National Comprehensive Cancer Network Quality Measures
    Christopher E Desch
    National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Fort Washington, PA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3631-7. 2008
    ..Representatives from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) collaborated to create metrics suitable for national performance measurement...
  45. ncbi request reprint Measuring mortality outcomes to improve health care: rational use of ratings and rankings
    Eric C Schneider
    Med Care 40:1-3. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint From motives to results: improving the effectiveness of quality improvement
    Ashish K Jha
    Am J Med 117:359-61. 2004

Research Grants4

  1. Coverage, Organization of Care, and Colorectal Screening
    Eric Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results of this study can guide the enactment of health policies that will increase rates of colorectal cancer screening and thereby reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer and its associated morbidity and mortality. ..
  2. Massachusetts Quality E-Measure Validation Study
    Eric Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....