Megan McHugh

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. doi 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. doi 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
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi 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
  7. doi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. doi An Advanced Look at Surgical Performance under Medicare's Hospital-Inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program: Who is Winning and Who is Losing?
    James M Dupree
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:1-7. 2014
  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

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Publications11

  1. ncbi 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
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  2. doi 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. doi 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...
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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
    ....
  6. doi 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. doi An Advanced Look at Surgical Performance under Medicare's Hospital-Inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program: Who is Winning and Who is Losing?
    James M Dupree
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 218:1-7. 2014
    ..Our objective was to identify the characteristics of hospitals that perform well (and those that perform poorly) on the surgical measures in CMS' hospital VBP program...
  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...