Nancy J O Birkmeyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Race, socioeconomic status, and the use of bariatric surgery in Michigan
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation M SCORE, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 211 North 4th Avenue, Suites 2 A and B, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Obes Surg 22:259-65. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Preoperative placement of inferior vena cava filters and outcomes after gastric bypass surgery
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Michigan Surgical Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 252:313-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The comparative effectiveness of sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and adjustable gastric banding procedures for the treatment of morbid obesity
    Arthur M Carlin
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg 257:791-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and surgical mortality in the elderly
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 46:893-9. 2008
  5. pmc Hospital quality and the cost of inpatient surgery in the United States
    John D Birkmeyer
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 255:1-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Safety culture and complications after bariatric surgery
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery and Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg 257:260-5. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Hospital complication rates with bariatric surgery in Michigan
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, and Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    JAMA 304:435-42. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in late survival after rectal cancer surgery
    Arden M Morris
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:787-94. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Strategies for improving surgical quality--should payers reward excellence or effort?
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:864-70. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Partnering with payers to improve surgical quality: the Michigan plan
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Surgery 138:815-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Race, socioeconomic status, and the use of bariatric surgery in Michigan
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation M SCORE, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 211 North 4th Avenue, Suites 2 A and B, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Obes Surg 22:259-65. 2012
    ..In contrast with prior studies, we do not find evidence of wide disparities in the use of bariatric surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Preoperative placement of inferior vena cava filters and outcomes after gastric bypass surgery
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Michigan Surgical Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 252:313-8. 2010
    ..To assess relationships between inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement and complications within 30 days of gastric bypass surgery...
  3. doi request reprint The comparative effectiveness of sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and adjustable gastric banding procedures for the treatment of morbid obesity
    Arthur M Carlin
    Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg 257:791-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the comparative effectiveness of sleeve gastrectomy (SG), laparoscopic gastric bypass (RYGB), and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) procedures...
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and surgical mortality in the elderly
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 46:893-9. 2008
    ..Although racial disparities in the quality of surgical care are well described, the impact of socioeconomic status on operative mortality is relatively unexplored...
  5. pmc Hospital quality and the cost of inpatient surgery in the United States
    John D Birkmeyer
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 255:1-5. 2012
    ..Despite their obvious benefits for patients, the likely impact of these efforts on health care costs is uncertain. In this context, we examined relationships between hospital outcomes and expenditures in the US Medicare population...
  6. doi request reprint Safety culture and complications after bariatric surgery
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery and Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg 257:260-5. 2013
    ..To assess relationships between safety culture and complications within 30 days of bariatric surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Hospital complication rates with bariatric surgery in Michigan
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Department of Surgery, and Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    JAMA 304:435-42. 2010
    ..Despite the growing popularity of bariatric surgery, there remain concerns about perioperative safety and variation in outcomes across hospitals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in late survival after rectal cancer surgery
    Arden M Morris
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:787-94. 2006
    ..African-American patients experience higher mortality than Caucasian patients after surgery for most common cancer types. Whether longterm survival after rectal cancer surgery varies by race is less clear...
  9. ncbi request reprint Strategies for improving surgical quality--should payers reward excellence or effort?
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:864-70. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Partnering with payers to improve surgical quality: the Michigan plan
    Nancy J O Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Surgery 138:815-20. 2005
  11. doi request reprint The effects of bariatric surgery on asthma severity
    Raju C Reddy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical CareMedicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2200, USA
    Obes Surg 21:200-6. 2011
    ..Several studies indicate that bariatric surgery decreases asthma severity, but either enrolled few patients or were not focused primarily on asthma. Furthermore, none compared the effects of different bariatric surgical procedures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Volume and process of care in high-risk cancer surgery
    John D Birkmeyer
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation M SCORE, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Cancer 106:2476-81. 2006
    ..The current study was conducted to examine relations between hospital volume, process of care, and operative mortality in cancer surgery...