Richard C Lindrooth

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of urban hospital closure on markets
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 19 Hagood Road, P O Box 250807, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Health Econ 22:691-712. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Research on the hospital market: recent advances and continuing data needs
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Inquiry 45:19-29. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of Medicaid family planning expansions on unplanned births
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Center for Health Economic and Policy Studies, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:66-74. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of distance to provider on employee response to changes in mental health benefits
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Health Econ 15:1133-41. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Do religious nonprofit and for-profit organizations respond differently to financial incentives? The hospice industry
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Center for Health Economic and Policy Studies, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Avenue, Building B, PO Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29525, USA
    J Health Econ 26:342-57. 2007
  6. pmc The effect of expanded mental health benefits on treatment initiation and specialist utilization
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1092-107. 2005
  7. pmc The effect of changes in hospital reimbursement on nurse staffing decisions at safety net and nonsafety net hospitals
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Ave, Building B, P O Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:701-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Does prospective payment reduce inpatient length of stay?
    Edward C Norton
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    Health Econ 11:377-87. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Does the patient's payer matter in hospital patient safety?: a study of urban hospitals
    Jan P Clement
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0203, USA
    Med Care 45:131-8. 2007
  10. pmc The influence of health policy and market factors on the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1159-80. 2006

Research Grants

  1. The Cause and Effect of Psychiatric Facility Closure
    Richard Lindrooth; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of urban hospital closure on markets
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 19 Hagood Road, P O Box 250807, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Health Econ 22:691-712. 2003
    ..Overall, we estimate that costs per adjusted admission declined by 2-4% for all patients and about 6-8% for patients who would have been treated at the closed hospital...
  2. ncbi request reprint Research on the hospital market: recent advances and continuing data needs
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Inquiry 45:19-29. 2008
    ..This paper describes recent advances in our understanding of hospital competition and speculates about what we could learn if additional data were available...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of Medicaid family planning expansions on unplanned births
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Center for Health Economic and Policy Studies, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:66-74. 2007
    ..Medicaid covers nearly 50% of all family planning services nationally. Between 1994 and 2001, 11 states implemented demonstration programs that expand coverage of family planning beyond the federally mandated minimum coverage levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of distance to provider on employee response to changes in mental health benefits
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Health Econ 15:1133-41. 2006
    ..These results lend further support to the notion that geographic dispersion of providers should be an important consideration when forming a selective contracting network...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do religious nonprofit and for-profit organizations respond differently to financial incentives? The hospice industry
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Center for Health Economic and Policy Studies, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Avenue, Building B, PO Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29525, USA
    J Health Econ 26:342-57. 2007
    ..Incentives for efficiency could be strengthened by a Medicare pricing system that replaced the current flat per diem payment with one that reflected the high costs at the beginning and end of hospice stay and the lower costs in between...
  6. pmc The effect of expanded mental health benefits on treatment initiation and specialist utilization
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1092-107. 2005
    ..To measure the effects of a mental health benefit design change on treatment initiation for psychiatric disorders of employees of a large U.S.-based company...
  7. pmc The effect of changes in hospital reimbursement on nurse staffing decisions at safety net and nonsafety net hospitals
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Ave, Building B, P O Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:701-20. 2006
    ..The financial savings from the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) are attractive to policy makers, but such savings come at a cost. We measure changes in nurse staffing at hospitals related to potential declines in reimbursement through the BBA...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does prospective payment reduce inpatient length of stay?
    Edward C Norton
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7411, USA
    Health Econ 11:377-87. 2002
    ..16 and 0.20. The results were generally robust for short- and long stayers, and for persons admitted early and late after the change in payment mechanism. The model controlled for hospital fixed effects and individual random effects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does the patient's payer matter in hospital patient safety?: a study of urban hospitals
    Jan P Clement
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0203, USA
    Med Care 45:131-8. 2007
    ..However, research concerning how this may affect quality of care has produced mixed results. Until recently, the ability to study changes in patient safety and payment has been limited...
  10. pmc The influence of health policy and market factors on the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1159-80. 2006
    ..To examine how the financial pressures resulting from the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 interacted with private sector pressures to affect indigent care provision...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effects of expanded mental health benefits on treatment costs
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago IL 60660, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 9:25-33. 2006
    ..This study examines the impact that corporate benefit policies can have on mental health treatment costs...
  12. ncbi request reprint An update on safety-net hospitals: coping with the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1047-56. 2005
    ..Non-safety-net hospitals trimmed certain services commonly used by the indigent; this may point to future reductions in access. We examine the implications of these findings for the future of the safety net...
  13. pmc Steering patients to safer hospitals? The effect of a tiered hospital network on hospital admissions
    Dennis P Scanlon
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1849-68. 2008
    ..To determine if a tiered hospital benefit and safety incentive shifted the distribution of admissions toward safer hospitals...
  14. ncbi request reprint Expanded mental health benefits and outpatient depression treatment intensity
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Care 44:366-72. 2006
    ..Despite this, recent policy efforts have focused on improving access to behavioral health treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hospital financial condition and operational decisions related to the quality of hospital care
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:148-68. 2007
    ..Given the findings of earlier studies, these results suggest that poor outcomes may in part result from deterioration in supporting infrastructure and organizational processes...
  16. ncbi request reprint The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and U.S. hospital operations
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay St, Grant House, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Inquiry 41:401-17. 2004
    ..However, during PPS implementation hospitals experienced declining inpatient use and growing profit margins, whereas post-BBA hospitals experienced growing inpatient use and declining margins...

Research Grants2

  1. The Cause and Effect of Psychiatric Facility Closure
    Richard Lindrooth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In contrast, private facility closure occurs when the facility is no longer financially viable and thus may or may not be a function of the quality and quantity of alternatives in the community. ..