Megan McHugh

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An early look at performance on the emergency care measures included in Medicare's hospital inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program
    Megan McHugh
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:616-623.e2. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Changes in patient flow among five hospitals participating in a learning collaborative
    Megan McHugh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Qual 35:21-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Approaches to improving healthcare delivery by multi-stakeholder alliances
    Megan C McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Fl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:s156-62. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Time and expenses associated with the implementation of strategies to reduce emergency department crowding
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 38:420-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Medicare's payment policy for hospital-acquired conditions: perspectives of administrators from safety net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:667-82. 2011
  6. doi request reprint More patients are triaged using the Emergency Severity Index than any other triage acuity system in the United States
    Megan McHugh
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:106-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Medicare's policy to limit payment for hospital-acquired conditions: the impact on safety net providers
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:638-47. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Reporting information on emergency department crowding to the hospital board and delivery of time-sensitive care
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:229-34. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Four reasons to confront crowding in the emergency department
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, American Hospital Association, Chicago, USA
    Trustee 63:33-4, 1. 2010
  10. pmc Adoption of CT colonography by US hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:169-74. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint An early look at performance on the emergency care measures included in Medicare's hospital inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program
    Megan McHugh
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:616-623.e2. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Changes in patient flow among five hospitals participating in a learning collaborative
    Megan McHugh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Qual 35:21-9. 2013
    ..Results suggest that relatively small changes may lead to improvements in measures of patient flow that are modest, at best...
  3. ncbi request reprint Approaches to improving healthcare delivery by multi-stakeholder alliances
    Megan C McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Fl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:s156-62. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Time and expenses associated with the implementation of strategies to reduce emergency department crowding
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 38:420-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the time spent and expenses incurred as 6 Urgent Matters hospitals planned and implemented strategies to improve patient flow and reduce crowding...
  5. doi request reprint Medicare's payment policy for hospital-acquired conditions: perspectives of administrators from safety net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:667-82. 2011
    ..The findings also illustrate the need for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide more guidance to the industry when this type of policy is introduced...
  6. doi request reprint More patients are triaged using the Emergency Severity Index than any other triage acuity system in the United States
    Megan McHugh
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:106-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this effort was to measure the use of various triage acuity systems in U.S. hospitals...
  7. doi request reprint Medicare's policy to limit payment for hospital-acquired conditions: the impact on safety net providers
    Megan McHugh
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:638-47. 2011
    ..Safety-net hospitals and hospitals with the lowest financial margins may be more likely than others to be affected by policies that reduce payment for HACs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reporting information on emergency department crowding to the hospital board and delivery of time-sensitive care
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:229-34. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Four reasons to confront crowding in the emergency department
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, American Hospital Association, Chicago, USA
    Trustee 63:33-4, 1. 2010
    ..Emergency department crowding should be a board priority. Here are four reasons why...
  10. pmc Adoption of CT colonography by US hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:169-74. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the percentage of US hospitals that offered CTC between 2005 and 2008 and factors that motivated or impeded adoption...
  11. pmc Improving evaluations of value-based purchasing programs
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, 155 N Wacker Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1559-69. 2010
    ..We offer several recommendations for improving the foundation to conduct evaluations of VBP programs to better inform policy and practice...
  12. doi request reprint High-performance work systems in health care management, part 1: development of an evidence-informed model
    Andrew N Garman
    Department of Health Systems Management, Rush University, Chicago, IL
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:201-13. 2011
    ..Research from other industries, which has increasingly focused on systems rather than individual practices, has yielded results that may benefit health services management...
  13. doi request reprint Understanding the safety net: inpatient quality of care varies based on how one defines safety-net hospitals
    Megan McHugh
    Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:590-605. 2009
    ..How one defines safety-net providers can affect health services research outcomes and policy recommendations...