Peter Bach

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York10021, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:271-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer: the guidelines
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 123:83S-88S. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Variations in lung cancer risk among smokers
    Peter B Bach
    The Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:470-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Resurrecting treatment histories of dead patients: a study design that should be laid to rest
    Peter B Bach
    The Health Outcomes Research Group, The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 292:2765-70. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking lung cancer mortality rates in current and former smokers
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 126:1742-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities and site of care
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S31-3. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Is our natural-history model of lung cancer wrong?
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Group, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:693-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Costs of cancer care: a view from the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services
    Peter B Bach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:187-90. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Episode-based payment for cancer care: a proposed pilot for Medicare
    Peter B Bach
    Center for Health Policy and Outcomes, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:500-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer: a review of the current literature
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 123:72S-82S. 2003

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York10021, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:271-5. 2008
    ..This general recommendation could change if randomized trials examining CT screening suggest that its benefits outweigh its harms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer: the guidelines
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 123:83S-88S. 2003
    ..We recommend that individuals should only be screened with LDCT in the context of well-designed clinical trials...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variations in lung cancer risk among smokers
    Peter B Bach
    The Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:470-8. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether the risk of lung cancer varies predictably among smokers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Resurrecting treatment histories of dead patients: a study design that should be laid to rest
    Peter B Bach
    The Health Outcomes Research Group, The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 292:2765-70. 2004
    ..We conclude that studying care received prior to death can lead to invalid conclusions about the quality or type of care provided to dying patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking lung cancer mortality rates in current and former smokers
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 126:1742-9. 2004
    ..The model is intended for use in analyzing a population of subjects who are undergoing lung cancer screening or receiving lung cancer chemoprevention, to determine whether the intervention has altered lung cancer mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities and site of care
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S31-3. 2005
    ..Determining the relative contribution of each of these mechanisms to racial and ethnic disparities in health care should be a priority...
  7. doi request reprint Is our natural-history model of lung cancer wrong?
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Group, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:693-7. 2008
    ..If true, these findings have potentially important implications for the development and assessment of new lung-cancer screening approaches...
  8. ncbi request reprint Costs of cancer care: a view from the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services
    Peter B Bach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:187-90. 2007
    ..Understanding these three aspects of cancer care financing can help clarify what Medicare is capable of doing to control the rising costs that are occurring in cancer today...
  9. doi request reprint Episode-based payment for cancer care: a proposed pilot for Medicare
    Peter B Bach
    Center for Health Policy and Outcomes, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:500-9. 2011
    ..If successful, the concept could be expanded to encompass longer time periods, other cancer diagnoses, and additional care components...
  10. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer: a review of the current literature
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 221, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 123:72S-82S. 2003
    ..To review the available data on the early detection of lung cancer, with a focus on three technologies: chest x-ray (CXR), sputum cytology, and low-dose CT (LDCT) scanning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient demographic and socioeconomic characteristics in the SEER-Medicare database applications and limitations
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Care 40:IV-19-25. 2002
    ..Finally, they describe the available data on date of death, and explain why confidence in these measures is justified...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of poor prognostic features among patients requiring mechanical ventilation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    P B Bach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Blood 98:3234-40. 2001
    ..The presence of this feature may justify the recommendation to withdraw life-sustaining measures...
  13. doi request reprint Physician visits prior to treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Thomas L Jang
    Department of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:440-50. 2010
    ..We evaluated how visits to specialists and primary care physicians (PCPs) by men with localized prostate cancer are related to treatment choice...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of clustering of outcomes on the association of procedure volume and surgical outcomes
    Katherine S Panageas
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:658-65. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy use for Medicare beneficiaries with stage II colon cancer
    Deborah Schrag
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3999-4005. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, patients may receive this treatment despite its uncertain benefit. The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which adjuvant chemotherapy is used for patients with stage II colon cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Screening for lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Peter B Bach
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 307 East 63rd St, Third Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 132:69S-77S. 2007
    ..Because early-stage disease can be successfully treated, a screening technique that can detect lung cancer before it has spread might be useful in decreasing lung cancer mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of postoperative radiotherapy for resected non-small-cell lung cancer
    Justin E Bekelman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:492-9. 2006
    ..Yet practice guidelines differ in their recommendations with regard to PORT use. We examine temporal trends in PORT use before and after the 1998 meta-analysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fragmentation of care for frequently hospitalized urban residents
    Deborah Schrag
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Care 44:560-7. 2006
    ..Fragmentation across sites of care may impede efficient healthcare delivery...
  19. pmc Disenrollment from Medicare managed care among beneficiaries with and without a cancer diagnosis
    Elena B Elkin
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 44, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1013-21. 2008
    ..We compared rates of voluntary disenrollment from Medicare managed care to traditional fee-for-service Medicare among Medicare managed care enrollees with and without a cancer diagnosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Survival of blacks and whites after a cancer diagnosis
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 287:2106-13. 2002
    ..Yet, few studies have evaluated whether lower-quality treatment and shorter overall life expectancy due to a greater burden of other illnesses may explain the survival discrepancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Variations in morbidity after radical prostatectomy
    Colin B Begg
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1138-44. 2002
    ..Recent studies of surgery for cancer have demonstrated variations in outcomes among hospitals and among surgeons. We sought to examine variations in morbidity after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer...
  22. pmc Pack-years of cigarette smoking as a prognostic factor in patients with stage IIIB/IV nonsmall cell lung cancer
    Yelena Y Janjigian
    Thoracic Oncology Service, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer 116:670-5. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Geographic access and the use of screening mammography
    Elena B Elkin
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Care 48:349-56. 2010
    ..Inadequate mammography resources in some areas may impair access to this technology. We assessed the relationship between availability of mammography machines and the use of screening...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: patterns and outcomes of care in the Medicare population
    Deborah Schrag
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 65:1118-25. 2005
    ..To describe the population-based patterns of care among patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer...
  25. pmc Hospital and surgeon procedure volume as predictors of outcome following rectal cancer resection
    Deborah Schrag
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg 236:583-92. 2002
    ..To compare surgeon and hospital procedure volume as predictors of outcomes for patients with rectal cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgeon volume compared to hospital volume as a predictor of outcome following primary colon cancer resection
    Deborah Schrag
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Surg Oncol 83:68-78; discussion 78-9. 2003
    ..However, the importance of surgeon case volume as a determinant of outcome has been less well studied, and it is unclear whether hospital or surgeon volume is the more powerful predictor of outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians who treat blacks and whites
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:575-84. 2004
    ..Black patients may receive their care from a subgroup of physicians whose qualifications or resources are inferior to those of the physicians who treat white patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction rule for atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1248-53. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Adherence to surveillance among patients with superficial bladder cancer
    Deborah Schrag
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:588-97. 2003
    ..We examined the degree to which bladder cancer patients undergo the recommended surveillance procedures and identified patient and primary care provider characteristics associated with nonadherence to these recommendations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Identifying and measuring hospital characteristics using the SEER-Medicare data and other claims-based sources
    Deborah Schrag
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Care 40:IV-96-103. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography screening and lung cancer outcomes
    Peter B Bach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 297:953-61. 2007
    ..Randomized controlled trials assessing CT screening are currently under way...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of infection by vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus on survival and resource utilization for patients with leukemia
    Peter B Bach
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:471-4. 2002
    ..Compared with their matched controls (n = 45), cases (n = 23) had 22% greater total charges and shorter survival (P = .04). These findings substantiate the need for aggressive interventions to prevent VRE transmission...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of complications on outcomes after resection for esophageal and gastroesophageal junction carcinoma
    Nabil P Rizk
    Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:42-50. 2004
    ..Strategies to optimize surgical technique have been less well studied. We sought to assess the relation between complications related to surgical technique and outcomes after esophagogastrectomy for cancer...
  34. doi request reprint A decade of mortality reductions in major oncologic surgery: the impact of centralization and quality improvement
    Peter A Learn
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Med Care 48:1041-9. 2010
    ..The degree to which practice patterns and outcomes have changed over that time period is unclear...
  35. ncbi request reprint Radiation therapy facilities in the United States
    Leslie K Ballas
    The Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:1204-11. 2006
    ..Our goal was to construct a comprehensive database of all radiation therapy facilities in the United States that can be used for future health services research in radiation oncology...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for symptomatic thromboembolic events after shoulder arthroplasty
    Stephen Lyman
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 448:152-6. 2006
    ..Perioperative antithrombotic prophylaxis may be beneficial to reduce the frequency of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms among patients having shoulder arthroplasties, particularly in higher-risk groups...
  37. ncbi request reprint Response to "CT screening for lung cancer: update 2007"
    Peter B Bach
    Oncologist 13:608-9; author reply 610-2. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Delivery of preventive services to older adults by primary care physicians
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    JAMA 294:473-81. 2005
    ..Rates of preventive services remain below national goals...
  39. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on the value of American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical guidelines as reported by oncologists and health maintenance organizations
    Charles L Bennett
    VA Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Chicago Healthcare System Lakeside Division, Chicago, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:937-41. 2003
    ..ASCO members and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) were surveyed on the value and implementation of ASCO guidelines. In this article, we summarize our findings...
  40. ncbi request reprint Do surgical quality gaps cause healthcare disparities?
    Peter B Bach
    Med Care 46:889-92. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint CT screening for lung cancer
    Peter B Bach
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:769-70; author reply 770. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk charts: putting cancer in context
    Peter B Bach
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1584-5; author reply 1585-6. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for COPD and pneumonia: the role of physician and practice characteristics
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Med Care 45:562-70. 2007
    ..Hospitalizations for bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) occur frequently, but many are potentially avoidable...
  44. ncbi request reprint Care patterns in Medicare and their implications for pay for performance
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1130-9. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Re: All-cause mortality in randomized trials of cancer screening
    Colin B Begg
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:863-4; author reply 865-6. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Validation of a model of lung cancer risk prediction among smokers
    Kathleen A Cronin
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:637-40. 2006
    ..57 (95% CI = 0.49 to 0.67) for the age groups 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-69 years, respectively. Periodic radiographic screening in the ATBC Study may explain why slightly more cancers were observed than expected from the Bach model...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cost sharing for health care--whose skin? Which game?
    Peter B Bach
    N Engl J Med 358:411-3. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Using practice guidelines to assess cancer care quality
    Peter B Bach
    J Clin Oncol 23:9041-3. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint CT screening for lung cancer
    Peter B Bach
    N Engl J Med 356:744; author reply 746-7. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Overview of the SEER-Medicare data: content, research applications, and generalizability to the United States elderly population
    Joan L Warren
    Applied Research Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 40:IV-3-18. 2002
    ..The use of this database to study cancer screening, treatment, outcomes, and costs has grown in recent years...
  51. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and costs of chronic critical illness
    Shannon S Carson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina, 420 Burnett Womack Building, CB 7020, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Crit Care Clin 18:461-76. 2002
    ..Efforts should continue to learn how to identify patients at high risk for CCI and poor outcome so that expensive resources can be managed effectively, and patient-provider decision making can be better informed...
  52. pmc State expenditures for tobacco-control programs and the tobacco settlement
    Cary P Gross
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Primary Care Center, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1080-6. 2002
    ..Despite controversy surrounding the use of funds arising from settlement agreements with the tobacco industry, little is known about the role of these funds in expenditures for state tobacco-control programs...
  53. ncbi request reprint A prescription for a modern Medicare program
    Peter B Bach
    Dr Bach is a senior adviser and Dr McClellan the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, D C
    N Engl J Med 353:2733-5. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Survival in women after diagnosis of lung cancer
    Peter B Bach
    JAMA 297:153; author reply 153-4. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in US women: a contemporary epidemic
    Jyoti D Patel
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, and the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    JAMA 291:1763-8. 2004
    ..Finally, disseminating information about this epidemic may prevent a similar epidemic in other parts of the world where women are just now becoming addicted to tobacco...
  56. ncbi request reprint Federal initiatives to support rapid learning about new technologies
    Sean R Tunis
    Center for Medical Technology Policy, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w140-9. 2007
    ..The value of these efforts will depend on coordination among individuals and institutions in the public and private sectors; clarity about focus, purpose, and priorities; and adequate and reliable long-term funding...
  57. doi request reprint Overdiagnosis in lung cancer: different perspectives, definitions, implications
    Peter B Bach
    Thorax 63:298-300. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint NCCN Task Force Report: Oral chemotherapy
    Saul N Weingart
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 6:S1-14. 2008
    ..To address these issues, the NCCN convened a multidisciplinary task force consisting of oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, and payor representatives to discuss the impact of the increasing use of oral chemotherapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint The first months of the prescription-drug benefit--a CMS update
    Peter B Bach
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2312-4. 2006

Research Grants8

  1. UNDERSTANDING RACIAL DIFFERENCES--LUNG CANCER TREATMENT
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Once identified, differences in the evaluative process undergone by black and white patients will be assessed, and the association between provider and patient race on receipt of surgery will be tested. ..
  2. UNDERSTANDING RACIAL DIFFERENCES--LUNG CANCER TREATMENT
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Once identified, differences in the evaluative process undergone by black and white patients will be assessed, and the association between provider and patient race on receipt of surgery will be tested. ..
  3. UNDERSTANDING RACIAL DIFFERENCES--LUNG CANCER TREATMENT
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Once identified, differences in the evaluative process undergone by black and white patients will be assessed, and the association between provider and patient race on receipt of surgery will be tested. ..
  4. A NEW FUNCTIONAL EVALUATION TOOL FOR CANCER CARE
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..4) Instrument assembly through analysis of results of reliability and validity testing, followed by dissemination of results. ..
  5. Roots of Health Disparities: The Quality of Primary Care
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The significance of these findings would be that a singular approach to improving the quality of care provided by physicians should enhance care quality overall and reduce healthcare disparities. ..
  6. Roots of Health Disparities: The Quality of Primary Care
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The significance of these findings would be that a singular approach to improving the quality of care provided by physicians should enhance care quality overall and reduce healthcare disparities. ..
  7. Roots of Health Disparities: The Quality of Primary Care
    Peter Bach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The significance of these findings would be that a singular approach to improving the quality of care provided by physicians should enhance care quality overall and reduce healthcare disparities. ..