Bryan E Dowd

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Setting pay for performance targets: do poor performers give up?
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Health Econ 22:168-79. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Setting physicians' prices in FFS medicare: an economic perspective
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 28:97-111. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Fee-for-service Medicare in a competitive market environment
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:113-26. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Coordinated agency versus autonomous consumers in health services markets
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1501-11. 2005
  5. doi request reprint The economic impact of a disability prevention program
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:15-21. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Health plan enrollment and mortality in the Medicare program
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Econ 20:645-59. 2011
  7. pmc Separated at birth: statisticians, social scientists, and causality in health services research
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:397-420. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Factors influencing physician use of clinical electronic information technologies after adoption by their medical group practices
    John E Kralewski
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:361-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A return-on-investment analysis of the health promotion program at the University of Minnesota
    John A Nyman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:54-65. 2009
  10. pmc The effect of health plan characteristics on Medicare+ Choice enrollment
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:113-35. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Setting pay for performance targets: do poor performers give up?
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Health Econ 22:168-79. 2013
    ..3% to 65.8% or 7.5 percentage points. When the target is set above 80%, practices with equilibrium GPR below 58.3% will 'give up' in the sense that they will not improve relative to their equilibrium value...
  2. ncbi request reprint Setting physicians' prices in FFS medicare: an economic perspective
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 28:97-111. 2006
    ..We explain the meaning of economic efficiency for Medicare physician prices and explore difficulties one might encounter in pursuing economic efficiency, as well as the cost of not pursuing it...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fee-for-service Medicare in a competitive market environment
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 27:113-26. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore the roles of private plans and FFS Medicare and to attempt to identify the advantages and disadvantages of each...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coordinated agency versus autonomous consumers in health services markets
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1501-11. 2005
    ..Although advocates of these two approaches stress their philosophical differences, the realities of the market suggest that both models, as well as hybrids, might be valued by consumers...
  5. doi request reprint The economic impact of a disability prevention program
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:15-21. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Health plan enrollment and mortality in the Medicare program
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Econ 20:645-59. 2011
    ..The methods presented in this paper represent a promising approach to comparing outcomes between the HMO and FFS sectors, but further research is warranted...
  7. pmc Separated at birth: statisticians, social scientists, and causality in health services research
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:397-420. 2011
    ..How did this situation arise? This paper traces the roots of the division and some recent attempts to remedy the situation...
  8. doi request reprint Factors influencing physician use of clinical electronic information technologies after adoption by their medical group practices
    John E Kralewski
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:361-7. 2008
    ..A major factor limiting efficiency and quality gains from clinical information technologies is the lack of full use by the clinicians...
  9. doi request reprint A return-on-investment analysis of the health promotion program at the University of Minnesota
    John A Nyman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:54-65. 2009
    ..To determine the return-on-investment, if any, for the health promotion program adopted by the University of Minnesota in 2006...
  10. pmc The effect of health plan characteristics on Medicare+ Choice enrollment
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:113-35. 2003
    ..To provide national estimates of the effect of out-of-pocket premiums and benefits on Medicare beneficiaries' choice among managed care health plans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of the magnitude of member cost-share and medication persistence with newly initiated renin angiotensin system blockers
    Dongmu Zhang
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 13:664-76. 2007
    ..Little is known about the relationship between the magnitude of member cost-sharing and antihypertensive persistence among members newly initiating therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measuring the culture of medical group practices
    John Kralewski
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 30:184-93. 2005
    ..To develop an instrument that can be used to assess the organizational culture of medical group practices...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey to conduct research on Medicare-eligible veterans
    Yvonne Jonk
    Rural Health Research Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, 2520 University Avenue SE, Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:797-813. 2010
    ..This replacement would significantly improve the accuracy, quality, and usefulness of the MCBS dataset for policy research...
  14. ncbi request reprint The future of health promotion/disease prevention programs: the incentives and barriers faced by stakeholders
    Tamara M K Schult
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:541-8. 2006
    ..We argue for the integration of hp/dp programs into the traditional health protection mission of occupational health and safety professionals...
  15. pmc Postpartum health of employed mothers 5 weeks after childbirth
    Pat McGovern
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:159-67. 2006
    ..A need exists to reexamine the definition of postpartum health and evaluate employed women's recovery from childbirth in association with such factors as delivery type and breastfeeding...
  16. ncbi request reprint Financial and organizational factors affecting the employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in medical group practices
    Amer Kaissi
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:209-16. 2003
    ..As medical group practices become larger and have more organizational capacity, they can likely be expected to increase the employment of MLPs and integrate them into their organizations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk selection and benefits in the Medicare+Choice program
    Roger Feldman
    University of Minnesota, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, Mayo Mail Code 729, 420 Delaware Street, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0392, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:23-36. 2003
    ..If M+C plans competed on the basis of benefits and premiums, as they would if they could give untaxed premium rebates, benefits that attract high risks would be underprovided...
  18. ncbi request reprint The problem of multiple margins
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..The analysis centers importantly on the distinction between different types of margins. It is important to understand these differences as a preparation to predicting the outcomes of possible health care reforms...
  19. pmc Mothers' health and work-related factors at 11 weeks postpartum
    Pat McGovern
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:519-27. 2007
    ..Many new mothers return to work soon after childbirth. This study examines personal and work-related factors associated with the postpartum health of employed women 11 weeks after childbirth...
  20. doi request reprint Predictors of patients' perceived need for medication to prevent fracture
    John T Schousboe
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    Med Care 49:273-80. 2011
    ..Adherence with medications to prevent fractures is suboptimal. Patients' perceived need for medication is an important predictor of medication-use behavior...
  21. ncbi request reprint Value-based purchasing for physician services
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, USA
    Minn Med 96:43-5. 2013
    ..This approach uses two measurement systems-one for physicians who practice primarily in outpatient settings and one for physicians who practice primarily in the hospital...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is patient satisfaction influenced by the intensity of medical resource use by their physicians?
    Bryan E Dowd
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:e16-21. 2009
    ..To determine whether patients' satisfaction with their primary care is related to providers' use of medical resources...
  23. ncbi request reprint Having it all: national benefit equity and local payment parity in Medicare
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:208-14. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Work and non-pathological gambling
    John A Nyman
    University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0392, USA
    J Gambl Stud 29:61-81. 2013
    ..The results indicate that the respondent's work characteristics explain the decision to gamble in a way that is consistent with theory...
  25. doi request reprint Postpartum depression and health services expenditures among employed women
    Rada K Dagher
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:210-5. 2012
    ..To investigate the association of postpartum depression with health services expenditures among employed women...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in the cost of health care provided by group practices in Minnesota
    John E Kralewski
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management, MN, USA
    Minn Med 94:41-4. 2011
    ..The practices that provided high-quality, low-cost care included both relatively small physician-owned practices and large, multi-clinic systems that also owned hospitals...
  27. ncbi request reprint Managing patient care cost in Minnesota medical group practices
    John Kralewski
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 87:48-54. 2004
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The 3-year disease management effect: understanding the positive return on investment
    John A Nyman
    From the Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1356-64. 2013
    ..In the case of the University of Minnesota's program, a positive ROI was achieved in the third year, but it was due entirely to the effectiveness of the disease management (DM) program. The objective of this study is to investigate why...
  29. ncbi request reprint Forecasting changes in physician services per capita in Minnesota through 2030
    Tzy Chyi Yu
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, USA
    Minn Med 87:48-52. 2004
    ..The adjusted model represents a "worst case scenario" that removes physicians who typically work fewer hours from the count of physicians and retains the population needing the most health care services...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of the structure and culture of medical group practices on prescription drug errors
    John E Kralewski
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Care 43:817-25. 2005
    ..Seventy-eight practices serving an upper Midwest managed care (Care Plus) plan during 2001 were included in the study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life weights for the US population: self-reported health status and priority health conditions, by demographic characteristics
    John A Nyman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 520 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Care 45:618-28. 2007
    ..These surveys could be used to conduct cost-utility analyses of health care policies, treatments or other interventions if quality-of-life (QOL) weights for the self-reported health statuses were also available...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does Medicare managed care provide equal treatment for mental illness across races?
    Beth Virnig
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:201-5. 2004
    ..We examined the quality of mental health care received by elderly enrollees in Medicare + Choice plans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of incentives on physicians and medical groups
    Robert Town
    University of Minnesota, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:80S-118S. 2004
    ..Finally, the dynamics of incentive change are considered, with a focus on describing the conditions under which physicians and physician organizations respond to incentive changes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Racial variation in quality of care among Medicare+Choice enrollees
    Beth A Virnig
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:224-30. 2002
    ..Asians received equal or better care for all measures. It is important that studies of health care quality include all racial subgroups since the black/white patterns may not apply...
  35. doi request reprint An instrumental variable analysis of the impact of practice guidelines on improving quality of care and diabetes-related outcomes in the elderly Medicare population
    - Suying Li
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:222-30. 2008
    ..8 percentage points for macrovascular complications, 28.7 for atherosclerotic heart disease, and 23.1 for chronic kidney disease or end-stage renal disease in the 4-year follow-up period...
  36. pmc The effect of benefits, premiums, and health risk on health plan choice in the Medicare program
    Adam Atherly
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:847-64. 2004
    ..To estimate the effect of Medicare+Choice (M+C) plan premiums and benefits and individual beneficiary characteristics on the probability of enrollment in a Medicare+Choice plan...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of Medicare advantage payments on dually eligible Medicare beneficiaries
    Adam Atherly
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 26:93-104. 2005
    ..We find a $10 increase in monthly MA payment reduces the probability of dual enrollment by four percentage points, and FFS Medicare enrollment by 11 percentage points...

Research Grants3

  1. NRSA Training Grant in Health Services Research
    Bryan Dowd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..faculty have extensive ongoing research programs that focus on issues identified by programs by AHRQ as high priority areas and students are involved in these research projects with their mentors throughout their training ..
  2. Physician Quality Reporting and Patient Outcomes in Medicare
    Bryan E Dowd; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....