D P Scanlon

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a community-based program to improve healthcare quality: research design for the Aligning Forces for Quality initiative
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:s165-76. 2012
  2. 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
  3. pmc Financial and clinical impact of team-based treatment for medicaid enrollees with diabetes in a federally qualified health center
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:2160-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Health plan report cards: exploring differences in plan ratings
    D P Scanlon
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:5-20. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Competition and health plan performance: evidence from health maintenance organization insurance markets
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Health and Public Policy Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6500, USA
    Med Care 43:338-46. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Does competition for transplantable hearts encourage 'gaming' of the waiting list?
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:191-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of health plan report cards on managed care enrollment
    Dennis P Scanlo
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Center for Health Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
    J Health Econ 21:19-41. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of disease management in pay-for-performance programs for improving the care of chronically ill patients
    Jeff Beich
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:96S-116S. 2006
  9. doi request reprint A community-level effort to motivate physician participation in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Physician Recognition Program
    Jeff Beich
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Popul Health Manag 13:131-8. 2010
  10. pmc The relationship between health plan performance measures and physician network overlap: implications for measuring plan quality
    Daniel D Maeng
    The Pennsylvania State University, 504 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1005-23. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a community-based program to improve healthcare quality: research design for the Aligning Forces for Quality initiative
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:s165-76. 2012
    ..The research design, data, and challenges faced in the evaluation of this 10-year initiative are discussed...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Financial and clinical impact of team-based treatment for medicaid enrollees with diabetes in a federally qualified health center
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:2160-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether multidisciplinary team-based care guided by the chronic care model can reduce medical payments and improve quality for Medicaid enrollees with diabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Health plan report cards: exploring differences in plan ratings
    D P Scanlon
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:5-20. 1998
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Competition and health plan performance: evidence from health maintenance organization insurance markets
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Health and Public Policy Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6500, USA
    Med Care 43:338-46. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Does competition for transplantable hearts encourage 'gaming' of the waiting list?
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:191-8. 2004
    ..01), consistent with the gaming hypothesis. Gaming was mitigated after the 1999 policy change (p > .05), which suggests that the new rules were effective. Continued monitoring is warranted, given prior gaming and recent accusations...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of health plan report cards on managed care enrollment
    Dennis P Scanlo
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Center for Health Policy Research, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
    J Health Econ 21:19-41. 2002
    ..Results with respect to report card ratings suggest that individuals avoid health plans with many below average ratings...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of disease management in pay-for-performance programs for improving the care of chronically ill patients
    Jeff Beich
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:96S-116S. 2006
    ..Finally, the strengths and weaknesses of using the RFI scores as an alternative metric for pay-for-performance programs are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint A community-level effort to motivate physician participation in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Physician Recognition Program
    Jeff Beich
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Popul Health Manag 13:131-8. 2010
    ..However, absent continuing reinforcement, it is uncertain if such programs can lead to sustained quality improvement activities...
  10. pmc The relationship between health plan performance measures and physician network overlap: implications for measuring plan quality
    Daniel D Maeng
    The Pennsylvania State University, 504 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1005-23. 2010
    ..To examine the extent to which health plan quality measures capture physician practice patterns rather than plan characteristics...
  11. pmc The role of performance measures for improving quality in managed care organizations
    D P Scanlon
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Health Policy and Administration, and Center for Health Policy Research, University Park 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:619-41. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Performance measures are used for quality improvement in addition to informing external constituents, but additional research is needed to understand how the benefits of measurement can be maximized...
  12. doi request reprint Hospital responses to the leapfrog group in local markets
    Dennis P Scanlon
    The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:207-31. 2008
    ..However, characteristics of the individual hospitals, and of the LF goals themselves, were more important in explaining the relatively limited progress by hospitals across all sites in achieving those goals over a 5-year period...
  13. pmc Does competition improve health care quality?
    Dennis P Scanlon
    504 Ford Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1931-51. 2008
    ..To identify the effect of competition on health maintenance organizations' (HMOs) quality measures...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evidence for pay for performance: hope for the U.S. health care system?
    Dennis P Scanlon
    The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Manag Care 14:6-10. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Market and plan characteristics related to HMO quality and improvement
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:56S-89S. 2006
    ..Our analysis indicates that a significant percentage of the unexplained variation in quality improvement is because of permanent, unobserved plan-level characteristics that future research should strive to identify...
  16. ncbi request reprint Competition in health insurance markets: limitations of current measures for policy analysis
    Dennis P Scanlon
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:37S-55S. 2006
    ..g., the availability of information on price and outcomes, degree of entry barriers, etc.) are important from both a theoretical and policy perspective, but their impact on market outcomes has not been widely studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Promise and problems with supply chain management approaches to health care purchasing
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education and Research, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:192-202. 2007
    ..In other industries, this strategy has proven to be an effective method for simultaneously reducing costs and increasing quality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Overlap in HMO physician networks
    Michael E Chernew
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:91-101. 2004
    ..Overlap ranges from an upper quartile of 69 percent to a lower quartile of 34 percent. Group/staff-model HMOs have little overlap, while younger plans, for-profit plans, and plans in small markets have greater overlap...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination by race among disabled community dwelling older women
    Kevin D Frick
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:220-36. 2004
    ..The utilization rate did not approach the Healthy People 2010 target...