Zirui Song

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Unintended consequences of eliminating medicare payments for consultations
    Zirui Song
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:15-21. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Mobile clinic in Massachusetts associated with cost savings from lowering blood pressure and emergency department use
    Zirui Song
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:36-44. 2013
  3. pmc The 'Alternative Quality Contract,' based on a global budget, lowered medical spending and improved quality
    Zirui Song
    Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1885-94. 2012
  4. pmc Competitive bidding in Medicare: who benefits from competition?
    Zirui Song
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, National Bureau of Economic Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:546-52. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between support group attendance and weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Zirui Song
    Comprehensive Weight Management and Bariatric Center, Department of Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:100-3. 2008
  6. pmc Health care spending and quality in year 1 of the alternative quality contract
    Zirui Song
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:909-18. 2011
  7. pmc Trends in physician referrals in the United States, 1999-2009
    Michael L Barnett
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:163-70. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Massachusetts health care reform and reduced racial disparities in minimally invasive surgery
    Andrew P Loehrer
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
    JAMA Surg 148:1116-22. 2013
  9. pmc Competitive bidding in Medicare Advantage: effect of benchmark changes on plan bids
    Zirui Song
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:1301-12. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Workplace wellness programs can generate savings
    Katherine Baicker
    School of Public Health, Harvard University, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:304-11. 2010

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Unintended consequences of eliminating medicare payments for consultations
    Zirui Song
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:15-21. 2013
    ..We assessed the impact of this policy on spending, volume, and complexity for outpatient office encounters in 2010...
  2. doi request reprint Mobile clinic in Massachusetts associated with cost savings from lowering blood pressure and emergency department use
    Zirui Song
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:36-44. 2013
    ..Policy makers should consider mobile clinics as a delivery model for underserved communities with poor health status and high use of emergency departments...
  3. pmc The 'Alternative Quality Contract,' based on a global budget, lowered medical spending and improved quality
    Zirui Song
    Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1885-94. 2012
    ..These results suggest that global budgets with pay-for-performance can begin to slow underlying growth in medical spending while improving quality of care...
  4. pmc Competitive bidding in Medicare: who benefits from competition?
    Zirui Song
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, National Bureau of Economic Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:546-52. 2012
    ..To conduct the first empirical study of competitive bidding in Medicare...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between support group attendance and weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Zirui Song
    Comprehensive Weight Management and Bariatric Center, Department of Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:100-3. 2008
    ..However, the degree to which support group attendance influences weight loss is still unclear. This study quantitatively described the association between support group attendance and weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
  6. pmc Health care spending and quality in year 1 of the alternative quality contract
    Zirui Song
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:909-18. 2011
    ..Provider groups in the AQC system assume accountability for spending, similar to accountable care organizations that bear financial risk. Moreover, groups are eligible to receive bonuses for quality...
  7. pmc Trends in physician referrals in the United States, 1999-2009
    Michael L Barnett
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:163-70. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess changes in the annual rate of referrals to other physicians from physician office visits in the United States from 1999 to 2009...
  8. doi request reprint Massachusetts health care reform and reduced racial disparities in minimally invasive surgery
    Andrew P Loehrer
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
    JAMA Surg 148:1116-22. 2013
    ..However, little is known as to how expanding insurance coverage across a population influences disparities in surgical care...
  9. pmc Competitive bidding in Medicare Advantage: effect of benchmark changes on plan bids
    Zirui Song
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:1301-12. 2013
    ..We find that a $1 increase in the benchmark leads to about a $0.53 increase in bids, suggesting that plans in the Medicare Advantage market have meaningful market power. ..
  10. doi request reprint Workplace wellness programs can generate savings
    Katherine Baicker
    School of Public Health, Harvard University, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:304-11. 2010
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