Lawton Robert Burns

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Accountable care organizations may have difficulty avoiding the failures of integrated delivery networks of the 1990s
    Lawton R Burns
    Health Care Management Department, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2407-16. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Strategic response by providers to specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and retail clinics
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:69-77. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Implant vendors and hospitals: competing influences over product choice by orthopedic surgeons
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:2-18. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Market entry and exit by biotech and device companies funded by venture capital
    Lawton R Burns
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w76-86. 2009
  5. pmc Hospital-physician collaboration: landscape of economic integration and impact on clinical integration
    Lawton Robert Burns
    Wharton Center for Health Management and Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Milbank Q 86:375-434. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Hospital purchasing alliances: utilization, services, and performance
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:203-15. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The evolving role of third parties in the hospital physician relationship
    Lawton R Burns
    Health Care Systems and of Management, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:402-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of medical devices: how to conduct comparative technology evaluations of product performance
    Lawton R Burns
    Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:455-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgeon evaluation of suture and endo-mechanical products
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Surg Res 141:220-33. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The financial performance of integrated health organizations
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Helath Care Systems, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:191-211; discussion 211-2. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Accountable care organizations may have difficulty avoiding the failures of integrated delivery networks of the 1990s
    Lawton R Burns
    Health Care Management Department, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:2407-16. 2012
    ..As in the 1990s, success depends on targeting specific populations, such as people with multiple chronic conditions who need and may benefit from coordinated care...
  2. doi request reprint Strategic response by providers to specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and retail clinics
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:69-77. 2011
    ..The findings cast doubt on the prospects for these disruptive innovations to transform health care...
  3. doi request reprint Implant vendors and hospitals: competing influences over product choice by orthopedic surgeons
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:2-18. 2009
    ..Vendors of hip and knee implants court orthopedic surgeons to adopt their products. Hospitals, which have to pay for these products, now court the same surgeons to help reduce the number of vendors and contain implant costs...
  4. doi request reprint Market entry and exit by biotech and device companies funded by venture capital
    Lawton R Burns
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w76-86. 2009
    ..Entries and exits in one sector also appear to influence entry in the other. These findings have important implications for developing innovative technologies and ensuring competitive markets in the life sciences...
  5. pmc Hospital-physician collaboration: landscape of economic integration and impact on clinical integration
    Lawton Robert Burns
    Wharton Center for Health Management and Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Milbank Q 86:375-434. 2008
    ..HPRs also are at the center of several federal policy proposals such as gain sharing, bundled payments, and pay-for-performance (P4P)...
  6. doi request reprint Hospital purchasing alliances: utilization, services, and performance
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:203-15. 2008
    ..Pooling alliances have been discussed in the health care management literature for years but have never received much empirical investigation. They represent a potentially important source of economies of scale for hospitals...
  7. ncbi request reprint The evolving role of third parties in the hospital physician relationship
    Lawton R Burns
    Health Care Systems and of Management, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:402-9. 2007
    ..The analysis illustrates that the role of third parties has shifted from a unifying one to one that divides hospitals and physicians. This shift presents both opportunities and problems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of medical devices: how to conduct comparative technology evaluations of product performance
    Lawton R Burns
    Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:455-63. 2007
    ..This study illustrates how hospitals and physicians can conduct comparative technology assessments of product performance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgeon evaluation of suture and endo-mechanical products
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Surg Res 141:220-33. 2007
    ..This analysis seeks to determine if suture and endo-mechanical products made by different vendors have equivalent performance profiles or are clearly distinguished by physicians on different dimensions...
  10. ncbi request reprint The financial performance of integrated health organizations
    Lawton R Burns
    Department of Helath Care Systems, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 50:191-211; discussion 211-2. 2005
    ..Finally, the results show that centralized integrative structures appear more financially successful than are less centralized structures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physician commitment to organized delivery systems
    L R Burns
    Health Care Systems Department, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Med Care 39:I9-29. 2001
    ..One new method is to segment physicians into tightly linked and loosely linked strategic alliances and devote different levels of resources and attention to each...
  12. ncbi request reprint Why provider-sponsored health plans don't work
    L R Burns
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage . 2001
    ..For these and other reasons, IDDSs should consider partnering with existing health plans rather than starting their own plans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Polarity management: the key challenge for integrated health systems
    L R Burns
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Healthc Manag 44:14-31; discussion 31-3. 1999
    ..In general, executives and physicians in integrated health systems must attend to the processes of integration as much as or more than the structures of integration...
  14. doi request reprint Price transparency for medical devices
    Mark V Pauly
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1544-53. 2008
    ..Price disclosure can catalyze a restructuring of those relationships, which, in turn, can improve hospital bargaining...
  15. ncbi request reprint Integrated delivery networks: a detour on the road to integrated health care?
    Lawton R Burns
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:128-43. 2002
    ..We offer seven lessons from hospitals' efforts to integrate and then suggest four alternative models for achieving integrated delivery of health care services...