Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Retention, learning by doing, and performance in emergency medical servicesGuy David
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 202 Colonial Penn Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Health Serv Res 44:902-25. 2009..The prehospital emergency medical services (EMS) setting allows us to interpret any volume-outcome relationship as learning by doing, uncontaminated by reputation-based referrals because ambulance units are dispatched based on proximity...
- The changing geography of outpatient proceduresGuy David
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 919104, USA
LDI Issue Brief 16:1-4. 2011..This Issue Brief summarizes evidence from one state about the changing geography of outpatient procedures and the possible risks associated with these changes...
- The quality of emergency medical servicesGuy David
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LDI Issue Brief 17:1-4. 2011..This Issue Brief summarizes two studies that use comprehensive, longitudinal data from one state to assess the demographic, geographic, and professional factors that affect EMS performance...
- Physician division of labor and patient selection for outpatient proceduresGuy David
Health Care Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
J Health Econ 30:381-91. 2011..e. HOPDs). This discrepancy shrinks with increasing procedural risk and with increasing distance between ASCs and acute care hospitals...
- Does advanced medical technology encourage hospitalist use and their direct employment by hospitals?Guy David
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Health Econ 18:237-47. 2009..We also study the choice of employment modality among hospitals that use hospitalists, and find that access to expensive medical technology reduces the hospital's propensity to employ hospitalists directly...
- The time cost of prehospital intubation and intravenous access in trauma patientsBrendan G Carr
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the Center for Outcomes Research at the Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 12:327-32. 2008..We sought to estimate the contribution of procedures to on-scene duration focusing on intubation and establishment of intravenous (IV) access...
- Medical and financial risks associated with surgery in the elderly obeseJeffrey H Silber
Center for Outcomes Research, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Ann Surg 256:79-86. 2012..To study the medical and financial outcomes associated with surgery in elderly obese patients and to ask if obesity itself influences outcomes above and beyond the effects from comorbidities that are known to be associated with obesity...
- Affording to wait: Medicare initiation and the use of health careGuy David
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Health Econ 21:1030-6. 2012....
- Changing access to emergency care for patients undergoing outpatient procedures at ambulatory surgery centers: evidence from FloridaMark D Neuman
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Med Care Res Rev 68:247-58. 2011..Further research defining the risks associated with these changes in access to emergency care is needed to inform future ASC policy development and regulation...
- Population density and racial differences in the performance of emergency medical servicesGuy David
Health Care Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
J Health Econ 29:603-15. 2010..The overall results are germane to the debate over the scope of conditioning variables that should be included when testing for racial disparities in health care...
- Strategic response by providers to specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and retail clinicsLawton 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...