Affiliation: Stanford University
- How should risk adjustment data be collected?Daniel P Kessler
Law School and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Inquiry 49:127-40. 2012..It concludes that states should seriously consider distributed methods to implement their risk adjustment programs...
- Does patient satisfaction affect patient loyalty?Daniel P Kessler
Law School, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Int J Health Care Qual Assur 24:266-73. 2011..This paper aims to investigate how patient satisfaction affects propensity to return, i.e. loyalty...
- The effect of bivalirudin on costs and outcomes of treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionDaniel P Kessler
School of Business and Law School, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Am Heart J 162:494-500.e2. 2011..We sought to assess the effect of using bivalirudin on the costs of care among patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing PCI...
- Evaluating the medical malpractice system and options for reformDaniel P Kessler
Stanford Law School, Graduate School of Business, and Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
J Econ Perspect 25:93-110. 2011..Evidence from several studies suggests that wisely chosen reforms have the potential to reduce healthcare spending significantly with no adverse impact on patient health outcomes...
- Putting the public's money where its mouth isDaniel P Kessler
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w917-25. 2009..Our results reflect a tension in public opinion recognized by previous investigators: a desire for reform but limited willingness to pay for it...
- Effects of the medical liability system in Australia, the UK, and the USADaniel P Kessler
Stanford University, Hoover Institution, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Lancet 368:240-6. 2006..We conclude with discussion of four avenues for reform of traditional tort compensation for medical injury and several suggestions for future research...
- Advance directives and medical treatment at the end of lifeDaniel P Kessler
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Health Econ 23:111-27. 2004..Third, neither type of law leads to any savings in medical expenditures...
- The effects of hospital ownership on medical productivityDaniel P Kessler
Stanford University, USA
Rand J Econ 33:488-506. 2002..4% lower levels of hospital expenditures, but virtually the same patient health outcomes. We conclude that for-profit hospitals have important spillover benefits for medical productivity...
- How liability law affects medical productivityDaniel P Kessler
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
J Health Econ 21:931-55. 2002..Our results provide an empirical foundation for simulating the effects of untried malpractice reforms on health care expenditures and outcomes, based on their predicted effects on the malpractice pressure facing medical providers...
- Do markets respond to quality information? The case of fertility clinicsM Kate Bundorf
Stanford University and NBER, HRP Redwood Building, Stanford, CA 94305 5405, United States
J Health Econ 28:718-27. 2009..Third, report cards had larger effects on consumers and clinics from states with ART insurance coverage mandates. We conclude that consumers respond to quality report cards when choosing among providers of ART...
- HMO coverage reduces variations in the use of health care among patients under age sixty-fiveLaurence C Baker
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2068-74. 2010....
- Impact of malpractice reforms on the supply of physician servicesDaniel P Kessler
Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Hoover Institution, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Stanford, Calif, USA
JAMA 293:2618-25. 2005..Proponents of restrictions on malpractice lawsuits claim that tort reform will improve access to medical care...
- Making markets work: five steps to a better health care systemJohn F Cogan
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, in Stanford, California, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1447-57. 2005..Our policy reforms will improve the productivity of the health care system, make insurance more affordable, reduce rates of uninsurance, and increase tax fairness and progressivity...
- The effect of Medicare coverage for the disabled on the market for private insuranceJohn F Cogan
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, USA
J Health Econ 29:418-25. 2010..We find that the insurance coverage of individuals who had a health condition that limited their ability to work increased significantly in states with high versus low rates of disability...
- Why is health reform so difficult?David W Brady
Stanford University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 35:161-75. 2010..It concludes that the factors that created gridlock in the 103rd Congress are likely to have a similar impact in the present...