G F Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health spending in OECD countries in 2004: an update
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1481-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint From 'soak the rich' to 'soak the poor': recent trends in hospital pricing
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:780-9. 2007
  3. pmc Leadership in creating accountable care organizations
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1368-70. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Physician, public, and policymaker perspectives on chronic conditions
    Gerard F Anderson
    Partnership for Solutions Better Lives for People with Chronic Conditions, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 304, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:437-42. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Health spending in OECD countries: obtaining value per dollar
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1718-27. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Missing in action: international aid agencies in poor countries to fight chronic disease
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:202-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Spurring new research for neglected diseases
    Gerard F Anderson
    Health Policy and Management, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1750-9. 2009
  8. pmc The growing burden of chronic disease in America
    Gerard Anderson
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:263-70. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Controlling U.S. health spending: opportunities for academic health centers
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Med 81:807-11. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Graduate medical education: the policy debate
    G F Anderson
    Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:35-47. 2001

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Health spending in OECD countries in 2004: an update
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1481-9. 2007
    ..S. health spending. One possible explanation is higher prevalence of obesity-related chronic disease in the United States relative to other OECD countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint From 'soak the rich' to 'soak the poor': recent trends in hospital pricing
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:780-9. 2007
    ..This has triggered lawsuits and some recent government efforts involving price transparency. Three specific policy options that could lower the markups are a voluntary effort by hospitals, litigation, and legislation...
  3. pmc Leadership in creating accountable care organizations
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1368-70. 2011
    ..They should identify changes in care processes and payment reforms that would improve the care for these patients. ACOs represent an opportunity for general internists to change the way medical care is delivered...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physician, public, and policymaker perspectives on chronic conditions
    Gerard F Anderson
    Partnership for Solutions Better Lives for People with Chronic Conditions, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 304, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:437-42. 2003
    ..The perceptions of physicians, policymakers, and the general public were compared on how well the current system addresses the needs of people with chronic conditions...
  5. doi request reprint Health spending in OECD countries: obtaining value per dollar
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1718-27. 2008
    ..2 percent of the U.S. population in 2005. The United States was equally likely to be in the top and bottom halves for sixteen quality measures compiled by the OECD...
  6. doi request reprint Missing in action: international aid agencies in poor countries to fight chronic disease
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:202-5. 2009
    ..Evidence from middle-income countries suggests that there are low-cost, cost-effective ways to prevent and treat NCDs in low-income countries...
  7. doi request reprint Spurring new research for neglected diseases
    Gerard F Anderson
    Health Policy and Management, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1750-9. 2009
    ..This strategy could lead to a new generation of treatment options for the people in low-income countries who are susceptible to neglected diseases...
  8. pmc The growing burden of chronic disease in America
    Gerard Anderson
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:263-70. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Controlling U.S. health spending: opportunities for academic health centers
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Acad Med 81:807-11. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Graduate medical education: the policy debate
    G F Anderson
    Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 22:35-47. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Health care spending and use of information technology in OECD countries
    Gerard F Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:819-31. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Doughnut holes and price controls
    Gerard F Anderson
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Methods of reducing the financial risk of physicians under capitation
    G F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:149-55. 1999
    ..We conclude with a discussion of 3 methods for reducing or limiting risk--reinsurance, "carve outs," and risk adjustment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health spending in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world
    Gerard F Anderson
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Health Policy and Management, MD, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:903-14. 2005
    ..S. malpractice claims is estimated at $6.5 billion in 2001, only 0.46 percent of total health spending. The two most important reasons for higher U.S. spending appear to be higher incomes and higher medical care prices...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between per capita income and diffusion of medical technologies
    E P Slade
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 58:1-14. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint It's the prices, stupid: why the United States is so different from other countries
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:89-105. 2003
    ..However, on most measures of health services use, the United States is below the OECD median. These facts suggest that the difference in spending is caused mostly by higher prices for health care goods and services in the United States...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between a dementia diagnosis, chronic illness, medicare expenditures, and hospital use
    Julie P W Bynum
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:187-94. 2004
    ..To determine whether dementia increases medical expenditures, the probability of hospitalization, and potentially preventable hospitalization, controlling for variables including age and comorbidity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of risk adjusters for medicaid-enrolled children with and without chronic health conditions
    W Hwang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:217-24. 2001
    ..In this study, we evaluate a demographic- and 4 diagnosis-based models, paying particular attention to their performance for children with chronic health conditions...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relation between funding by the National Institutes of Health and the burden of disease
    C P Gross
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:1881-7. 1999
    ..The Institute of Medicine has proposed that the amount of disease-specific research funding provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) be systematically and consistently compared with the burden of disease for society...
  20. pmc Using electronic health records to help coordinate care
    Lynda C Burton
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Milbank Q 82:457-81, table of contents. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Measuring financial protection in health in the United States
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 69:339-49. 2004
    ..The results are placed in an international context. Similar studies in other countries would allow for more in-depth comparisons of financial protection than are currently possible...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronic medical illness, depression, and use of acute medical services among Medicare beneficiaries
    Seth Himelhoch
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 42:512-21. 2004
    ..This study assessed the relation of comorbid depressive syndrome with utilization of emergency department services and preventable inpatient hospitalizations among elderly individuals with chronic medical conditions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measuring the U.S. health care system: a cross-national comparison
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 90:1-10. 2010
    ..The nation now ranks in the bottom quartile in life expectancy among OECD countries and has seen the smallest improvement in this metric over the past 20 years...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health plan options at fortune 100 companies: available coverage for mental health care consumers
    Eric P Slade
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:815-7. 2003
  25. doi request reprint Health insurance coverage in Central and Eastern Europe: trends and challenges
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:478-86. 2008
    ..Key3reform issues include identifying ways to encourage additional investment in the health sector; and defining formal benefit packages, copayments, and the role of private insurance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preventable hospitalization among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes
    Marlene R Niefeld
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1344-9. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of comorbid conditions on preventable hospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries aged > or =65 years with type 2 diabetes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Noncardiac comorbidity increases preventable hospitalizations and mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic heart failure
    Joel B Braunstein
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1226-33. 2003
    ..We studied the impact of noncardiac comorbidity on potentially preventable hospitalizations and mortality in elderly patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery at cardiac specialty hospitals versus general hospitals
    Constance W Hwang
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 45:720-8. 2007
    ..Cardiac specialty hospitals assert better patient outcomes and efficiency, whereas general hospitals contend they attract healthier patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint The review process used by US health care plans to evaluate new medical technology for coverage
    C A Steiner
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:294-302. 1996
    ..How a health plan evaluates a new medical technology for coverage varies with identifiable plan characteristics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Medicare prescription drug coverage gap: navigating the "doughnut hole" with patients
    Scott A Berkowitz
    Schools of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 297:868-70. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Medicare and chronic conditions
    Gerard F Anderson
    The Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:305-9. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint A comparison of single- and multi-payer health insurance systems and options for reform
    P Hussey
    Health Policy and Management, John Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 66:215-28. 2003
    ..These reforms have been implemented with some success in several countries but face several important challenges...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prospective payment for capital: an examination of current issues
    G F Anderson
    Center for Hospital Finance and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Health Care Manage Rev 13:35-42. 1988
    ..A study was conducted to examine the components of the capital planning process used by eight hospitals and the effect of this process on completion of capital projects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Perioperative- and long-term mortality rates after major vascular surgery: the relationship to preoperative testing in the medicare population
    L A Fleisher
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Anesth Analg 89:849-55. 1999
    ..Stress testing alone was associated with reduced long-term mortality in patients undergoing infrainguinal revascularization...
  35. ncbi request reprint Postdischarge environmental and socioeconomic factors and the likelihood of early hospital readmission among community-dwelling Medicare beneficiaries
    Alicia I Arbaje
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Gerontologist 48:495-504. 2008
    ..This study attempts to determine the associations between postdischarge environmental (PDE) and socioeconomic (SES) factors and early readmission to hospitals...
  36. ncbi request reprint Expanding priorities--confronting chronic disease in countries with low income
    Gerard F Anderson
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:209-11. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of postoperative epidural analgesia on morbidity and mortality after total hip replacement surgery in medicare patients
    Christopher L Wu
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie 280, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:271-8. 2003
    ..systemic analgesia) on patient outcomes is unclear. Available randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have focused on the intraoperative period and not properly examined the effect of postoperative epidural analgesia (EA) on outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint How does the quality of care compare in five countries?
    Peter S Hussey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:89-99. 2004
    ..No country scores consistently the best or worst overall. Each country has at least one area of care where it could learn from international experiences and one area where its experiences could teach others...
  39. ncbi request reprint Inpatient hospital admission and death after outpatient surgery in elderly patients: importance of patient and system characteristics and location of care
    Lee A Fleisher
    Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 139:67-72. 2004
    ..Surgery at different outpatient care locations in the higher-risk elderly (age >65 years) population is associated with similar rates of inpatient hospital admission and death...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of postoperative epidural analgesia on morbidity and mortality following surgery in medicare patients
    Christopher L Wu
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:525-33; discussion 515-9. 2004
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  41. doi request reprint Do hospitals provide lower-quality care to minorities than to whites?
    Darrell J Gaskin
    African American Studies Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:518-27. 2008
    ..Only a few hospitals provide lower quality of care to minorities than to whites...
  42. ncbi request reprint Public support for policies that would help people with chronic conditions
    Mae Thamer
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:264-70. 2002
    ..In addition, support for these proposals varies systematically by individual characteristics, which suggests that there are different constituencies for each proposal...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cross-national comparisons of health systems using OECD data, 1999
    Uwe E Reinhardt
    Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:169-81. 2002
    ..The paper concludes with a consideration of the strengths and weaknesses of using OECD data to compare health systems...
  44. ncbi request reprint U.S. health care spending in an international context
    Uwe E Reinhardt
    Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:10-25. 2004
    ..We examine the economic burden that health spending places on the U.S. economy. We comment on attempts by U.S. policymakers to increase the prices foreign health systems pay for U.S. prescription drugs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Predictors of health resource use by disabled older female Medicare beneficiaries living in the community
    Michael Weiner
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:371-9. 2003
    ..To identify specific clinical factors that could best predict resource use by disabled older women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Utilization of medical and health-related services among school-age children and adolescents with special health care needs (1994 National Health Interview Survey on Disability [NHIS-D] Baseline Data)
    Wendy E Weller
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany 12144, USA
    Pediatrics 112:593-603. 2003
    ..To determine how sociodemographic factors and type of insurance influence use of medical and health-related services by children with special health care needs (CSHCN), after controlling for need...
  47. ncbi request reprint Perioperative risk: how can we study the influence of provider characteristics?
    Lee A Fleisher
    Anesthesiology 96:1039-41. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Visual functional outcomes of cataract surgery in the United States, Canada, Denmark, and Spain: report of the International Cataract Surgery Outcomes Study
    Jens Christian Norregaard
    University Eye Clinic, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:2135-42. 2003
    ..To compare functional outcomes after cataract surgery performed at 4 sites in 4 countries that have been described as having significant differences in the organization of care and patterns of clinical practice...
  49. ncbi request reprint Spending on medical care: more is better?
    Gerard F Anderson
    JAMA 299:2444-5. 2008