Jonathan P Weiner

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint New paradigms for measuring clinical performance using electronic health records
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:200-5. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Impact of bariatric surgery on health care costs of obese persons: a 6-year follow-up of surgical and comparison cohorts using health plan data
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:555-62. 2013
  3. pmc Doctor-patient communication in the e-health era
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Division of Health Informatics, Center for Population Health Information Technology CPHIT, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N, Broadway, Room 605, Baltimore, Maryland, 21205 1901, USA
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:33. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Adjusting for risk selection in state health insurance exchanges will be critically important and feasible, but not easy
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:306-15. 2012
  5. pmc Assessing socioeconomic health care utilization inequity in Israel: impact of alternative approaches to morbidity adjustment
    Efrat Shadmi
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
    BMC Public Health 11:609. 2011
  6. pmc An evaluation of access to health care services along the rural-urban continuum in Canada
    Lyn M Sibley
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto ON M4N3M5, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:20. 2011
  7. pmc Applying diagnosis and pharmacy-based risk models to predict pharmacy use in Aragon, Spain: the impact of a local calibration
    Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga
    Aragon Health Science Institute, 25, Gomez Laguna Ave, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:22. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Something 'nice' can come out of this
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Manag Care 11:30, 32. 2002
  9. pmc Expanding the US medical workforce: global perspectives and parallels
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 335:236-8. 2007
  10. pmc "e-Iatrogenesis": the most critical unintended consequence of CPOE and other HIT
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Health Services R and D Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:387-8; discussion 389. 2007

Research Grants

  1. TRAINING IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
    Jonathan Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint New paradigms for measuring clinical performance using electronic health records
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:200-5. 2012
    ..We offer a framework or typology for e-QMs and describe opportunities and impediments associated with the transition from old to new..
  2. doi request reprint Impact of bariatric surgery on health care costs of obese persons: a 6-year follow-up of surgical and comparison cohorts using health plan data
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:555-62. 2013
    ..Bariatric surgery is a well-documented treatment for obesity, but there are uncertainties about the degree to which such surgery is associated with health care cost reductions that are sustained over time...
  3. pmc Doctor-patient communication in the e-health era
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Division of Health Informatics, Center for Population Health Information Technology CPHIT, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N, Broadway, Room 605, Baltimore, Maryland, 21205 1901, USA
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:33. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Adjusting for risk selection in state health insurance exchanges will be critically important and feasible, but not easy
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:306-15. 2012
    ..We also describe additional challenges of implementing risk adjustment...
  5. pmc Assessing socioeconomic health care utilization inequity in Israel: impact of alternative approaches to morbidity adjustment
    Efrat Shadmi
    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 31905, Israel
    BMC Public Health 11:609. 2011
    ..This study tests different approaches to morbidity adjustment in explanation of health care utilization inequity...
  6. pmc An evaluation of access to health care services along the rural-urban continuum in Canada
    Lyn M Sibley
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto ON M4N3M5, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:20. 2011
    ..This study assesses the equity of access to health care services across the rural-urban continuum in Canada before and after taking other determinants of access into account...
  7. pmc Applying diagnosis and pharmacy-based risk models to predict pharmacy use in Aragon, Spain: the impact of a local calibration
    Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga
    Aragon Health Science Institute, 25, Gomez Laguna Ave, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:22. 2010
    ..Developed primarily for the U.S. health care setting, a secondary objective was to evaluate the benefit of a local calibration in order to adapt the PMs to the Spanish health care system...
  8. ncbi request reprint Something 'nice' can come out of this
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Manag Care 11:30, 32. 2002
  9. pmc Expanding the US medical workforce: global perspectives and parallels
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 335:236-8. 2007
  10. pmc "e-Iatrogenesis": the most critical unintended consequence of CPOE and other HIT
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Health Services R and D Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:387-8; discussion 389. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Prepaid group practice staffing and U.S. physician supply: lessons for workforce policy
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..The study suggests that efficient systems of care can readily meet the demands of patient populations with workforce staffing ratios below current U.S. levels...
  12. pmc Doctor shopping by overweight and obese patients is associated with increased healthcare utilization
    Kimberly A Gudzune
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1328-34. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that overweight and obese patients would be more likely to doctor shop, and as a result, have increased rates of emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations as compared to normal weight nonshoppers...
  13. doi request reprint Medication utilization and annual health care costs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus before and after bariatric surgery
    Martin A Makary
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Surg 145:726-31. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship of bariatric surgery with the use of diabetes medications and with total health care costs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  14. doi request reprint Development of a claims-based risk score to identify obese individuals
    Jeanne M Clark
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Popul Health Manag 13:201-7. 2010
    ..This model could be used for obesity care management and health promotion or for obesity-related research...
  15. doi request reprint Policy implications for optimizing advanced practice registered nurse use nationally
    Robin P Newhouse
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:81-9. 2012
    ..The development of health care policy should be guided by patient-centric evidence rather than how care has been delivered in the past...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting costs with diabetes complications severity index in claims data
    Hsien Yen Chang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:213-9. 2012
    ..To test the usefulness of the Diabetes Complications Severity Index (DCSI) without laboratory test results in predicting healthcare costs, for potential use in disease management programs...
  17. pmc Impact of bariatric surgery on health care utilization and costs among patients with diabetes
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 50:58-65. 2012
    ..The effect of bariatric surgery on health care utilization and costs among individuals with type 2 diabetes remains unclear...
  18. doi request reprint Morbidity trajectories as predictors of utilization: multi-year disease patterns in Taiwan's national health insurance program
    Hsien Yen Chang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 49:918-23. 2011
    ..Little is known about how morbidity levels progress over time and the implications of these morbidity trajectories for healthcare utilization...
  19. doi request reprint Risk of complications after bariatric surgery among individuals with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Kimberley E Steele
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:305-30. 2012
    ..However, before bariatric surgery can be recommended for the treatment of diabetes, its safety in the diabetic population must be known. We assessed the odds of complications after bariatric surgery in patients with and without diabetes...
  20. pmc Comparison of alternative risk adjustment measures for predictive modeling: high risk patient case finding using Taiwan's National Health Insurance claims
    Hsien Yen Chang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N, Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:343. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Change in claims-based diabetes medications is a diabetes improvement indicator
    Hsien Yen Chang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:572-8. 2013
    ..Because laboratory test results are less available to researchers than claims data, a claims-based indicator of diabetes improvement would be valuable...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validating the adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index in claims data
    Hsieng Yen Chang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:721-6. 2012
    ..To test the validity of the adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index (aDCSI), which does not include laboratory test results, as an indicator of diabetes severity...
  23. doi request reprint Glucagonlike peptide 1-based therapies and risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based matched case-control study
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:534-9. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Patient sharing among physicians and costs of care: a network analytic approach to care coordination using claims data
    Craig Evan Pollack
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:459-65. 2013
    ..Improving care coordination is a national priority and a key focus of health care reforms. However, its measurement and ultimate achievement is challenging...
  25. doi request reprint Readmission rates and cost following colorectal surgery
    Elizabeth C Wick
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1475-9. 2011
    ..Hospital readmission is emerging as a quality indicator by the state, federal, and private payors with the goal of denying payment for select readmissions...
  26. pmc Comorbidity: implications for the importance of primary care in 'case' management
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:8-14. 2003
    ..Although comorbidity is very common in the population, little is known about the types of health service that are used by people with comorbid conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Referral of children to specialists in the United States and the United kingdom
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:279-85. 2003
    ..To compare the rates and patterns of children's specialty referrals in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health of Medicare Advantage plan enrollees at 1 year after Hurricane Katrina
    Lynda C Burton
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:13-22. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Prompt reduction in use of medications for comorbid conditions after bariatric surgery
    Jodi B Segal
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St Room 8047, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1646-56. 2009
    ..We explored this by assessing the change in use of medications to treat diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia in the year following surgery...
  30. doi request reprint Ambulatory specialist use by nonhospitalized patients in us health plans: correlates and consequences
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 32:216-25. 2009
    ..Controlling for differences in the degree of morbidity, receiving care from multiple specialists is associated with higher costs, more procedures, and more medications, independent of the number of visits and age of the patient...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment in health insurance exchanges for individuals with mental illness
    Colleen L Barry
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:704-9. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Development and validation of a model for predicting inpatient hospitalization
    Klaus W Lemke
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care 50:131-9. 2012
    ..Hospitalizations are costly for health insurers and society...
  33. doi request reprint Pay for obesity? Pay-for-performance metrics neglect increased complication rates and cost for obese patients
    Kenzo Hirose
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, CRB II, Ste 507, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1128-35. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that morbid obesity has a significant effect on complication rates and costs following commonly performed general surgical procedures...
  34. pmc Comparison of specialty referral rates in the United Kingdom and the United States: retrospective cohort analysis
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 325:370-1. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice nurse outcomes 1990-2008: a systematic review
    Robin P Newhouse
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nurs Econ 29:230-50; quiz 251. 2011
    ....
  36. pmc An in-depth assessment of a diagnosis-based risk adjustment model based on national health insurance claims: the application of the Johns Hopkins Adjusted Clinical Group case-mix system in Taiwan
    Hsien Yen Chang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med 8:7. 2010
    ..However, research regarding risk adjustment is limited. This study aims to examine the performance of the Adjusted Clinical Group (ACG) case-mix system using claims-based diagnosis information from the Taiwanese NHI programme...
  37. doi request reprint Implementing electronic health record-based quality measures for developmental screening
    Roxanne E Jensen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e648-54. 2009
    ..The goal was to examine the current abilities and future potential of electronic health record (EHR) systems to measure childhood developmental screening and follow-up rates in primary care settings...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes and medicaid costs for frail older individuals: a case study of a MCO versus fee-for-service care
    Lynda C Burton
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Health Services Research and Development Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:382-8. 2002
    ..will be essential to ensure that patients' and the publics' interests are well served...
  39. doi request reprint Work limitations and their relationship to morbidity burden among academic health center employees with diabetes
    Martha L Sylvia
    Department of Acute and Chronic Care, John Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Workplace Health Saf 60:425-34. 2012
    ..Morbidity burden level is an indicator of work limitations in employees with diabetes and can be used to identify employees who may benefit from specialized services aimed at addressing their work limitations associated with diabetes...
  40. pmc Promoting advance directives among elderly primary care patients
    Lawrence S Wissow
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:944-51. 2004
    ..To determine efficient ways of promoting advance directives among heterogeneous populations of elderly ambulatory patients...
  41. pmc Missed opportunities in diabetes management: a longitudinal assessment of factors associated with sub-optimal quality
    T Alafia Samuels
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1770-7. 2008
    ..In diabetic adults, tight control of risk factors reduces complications...
  42. doi request reprint Review: electronic health records and the reliability and validity of quality measures: a review of the literature
    Kitty S Chan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:503-27. 2010
    ..Finally, factors associated with poor or variability in data quality need to be better understood and effective interventions developed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Encouraging value-based insurance designs in state health insurance exchanges
    Christine Buttorff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 305 W Monument St, 203, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Manag Care 19:593-600. 2013
    ..This paper reviews value-based insurance design (VBID) concepts and discusses options for states to encourage these designs in the new health insurance exchanges (HIEs)...
  44. ncbi request reprint A shortage of physicians or a surplus of assumptions?
    Jonathan P Weiner
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:160-2. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Is quality free? The relationship between cost and quality across 18 provider groups
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:413-22. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Which enrollees bypass their gatekeepers in a point-of-service plan?
    Barbara L Braun
    Health Research Center, Park Nicollet Institute, St Louis Park, Minnesota 55416, USA
    Med Care 41:836-41. 2003
    ..The main objective of this study was to contrast patients who self-referred with those referred by their primary care physician...
  47. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in health care
    Gregory D Stevens
    JAMA 287:2943; author reply 2943. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Cost and quality trends in direct contracting arrangements
    Alan Lyles
    Health Systems Management faculty, School of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:89-102. 2002
    ..The BHCAG employer-to-provider direct contracting and consumer choice model appeared to perform reasonably well in containing costs, without measurable adverse effects on quality...

Research Grants2

  1. TRAINING IN HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
    Jonathan Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This comprehensive training program includes more than 35 core and affiliated faculty selected from within the full-time members of the department. The proposed training program is a continuation of a current NRSA training grant. ..