Affiliation: New York University
- Race/Ethnicity and patient confidence to self-manage cardiovascular diseaseJan Blustein
Department of Health Policy, Wagner Graduate School, New York University, New York, New York, USA
Med Care 46:924-9. 2008..Recent research has shown that several factors, including confidence to self-manage care, are associated with better health behaviors and outcomes among those with chronic disease...
- Race/ethnicity-specific associations of urinary phthalates with childhood body mass in a nationally representative sampleLeonardo Trasande
Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
Environ Health Perspect 121:501-6. 2013..Phthalates have antiandrogenic effects and may disrupt lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Racial/ethnic subpopulations have been documented to have varying urinary phthalate concentrations and prevalences of childhood obesity...
- Urinary phthalates and increased insulin resistance in adolescentsLeonardo Trasande
Departments of Pediatrics, New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
Pediatrics 132:e646-55. 2013..Di-2-ethylhexylphthalate (DEHP) is an environmental chemical commonly found in processed foods. Phthalate exposures, in particular to DEHP, have been associated with insulin resistance in adults, but have not been studied in adolescents...
- The effect of Phase 2 of the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration on incentive payments to hospitals caring for disadvantaged patientsAndrew M Ryan
Robert F Wagner Graduate School and Division of General Medicine, NYU Medical School, New York, NY 10065, USA
Health Serv Res 47:1418-36. 2012..We tested whether this design change reduced the gap in incentive payments among hospitals treating patients across the gradient of socioeconomic disadvantage...
- Who is accountable for racial equity in health care?Jan Blustein
Wagner Graduate School, New York University and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10012, USA
JAMA 299:814-6. 2008
- Association between urinary bisphenol A concentration and obesity prevalence in children and adolescentsLeonardo Trasande
Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
JAMA 308:1113-21. 2012..In adults, elevated urinary BPA concentrations are associated with obesity and incident coronary artery disease. BPA exposure is plausibly linked to childhood obesity, but evidence is lacking to date...
- Medicare's flagship test of pay-for-performance did not spur more rapid quality improvement among low-performing hospitalsAndrew M Ryan
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, New York, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:797-805. 2012..They also cast some doubt on the extent to which hospitals respond to the specific structure of economic incentives in pay-for-performance programs...
- Valuing improvement in value-based purchasingWilliam B Borden
Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:163-70. 2012..Because initial low performers are disproportionately hospitals in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas, these institutions stand to lose under Medicare's VBP proposal...
- Transportation to clinic: findings from a pilot clinic-based survey of low-income suburbanitesDiana Silver
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:350-5. 2012..Further, since even among those attending clinic there was significant evidence of past transportation problems, it suggests that a population based survey would yield information about substantial transportation barriers to health care...
- Analysis raises questions on whether pay-for-performance in Medicaid can efficiently reduce racial and ethnic disparitiesJan Blustein
Wagner School of Public Service and the School of Medicine, New York University, New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1165-75. 2011....
- The effect of the MassHealth hospital pay-for-performance program on qualityAndrew M Ryan
Department of Public Health, Division of Outcomes and Effectiveness Research, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
Health Serv Res 46:712-28. 2011..To test the effect of Massachusetts Medicaid's (MassHealth) hospital-based pay-for-performance (P4P) program, implemented in 2008, on quality of care for pneumonia and surgical infection prevention (SIP)...
- Geographic variations in health care workforce training in the US: the case of registered nursesJan Blustein
Wagner Graduate School, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
Med Care 49:769-74. 2011..A national consensus has emerged that the proportion of RNs who are baccalaureate trained should be substantially increased. Yet, achieving that goal may be difficult in areas where college graduates are unlikely to reside...
- Hospital performance, the local economy, and the local workforce: findings from a US National Longitudinal StudyJan Blustein
Robert F Wagner Graduate School and Division of General Medicine, NYU Medical School, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS Med 7:e1000297. 2010..In this study, we quantify the association between hospital performance and local economic and human resources, and describe possible implications of pay-for-performance for socioeconomic equity...
- Elevated depressive symptoms among caregiving grandparentsJan Blustein
Wagner Ggraduate School, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
Health Serv Res 39:1671-89. 2004..To determine whether caregiving grandparents are at an increased risk for depressive symptoms...
- The impact of Medicaid managed care on primary care physician participation in MedicaidJessica Greene
Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
Med Care 43:911-20. 2005..This study explores the relationship between Medicaid managed care penetration at the county-level and the likelihood that a physician practicing in that county will participate in Medicaid...
- Access to care among vulnerable populations enrolled in commercial HMOsMatthew J Carlson
Portland State University, CareOregon, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:372-85. 2003..Nonfinancial barriers appear to be more influential than financial barriers for predicting access problems in commercial HMOs. More work is needed to identify the source of nonfinancial barriers to care among vulnerable populations...