Vivian Ho

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospital mergers and acquisitions: does market consolidation harm patients?
    V Ho
    School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Health Econ 19:767-91. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Learning and the evolution of medical technologies: the diffusion of coronary angioplasty
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    J Health Econ 21:873-85. 2002
  3. pmc Effect of hospital volume and experience on in-hospital mortality for pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama Birmingham, RPHB 330, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 352944 0022, USA
    Ann Surg 237:509-14. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need, volume, and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty outcomes
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala 35294 0022, USA
    Am Heart J 147:442-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need regulations and hospital mortality
    Vivian Ho
    JAMA 289:551; author reply 551. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Controlling for patient risk in volume-outcome studies
    Vivian Ho
    Arch Intern Med 165:1664; author reply 1664. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Does certificate of need affect cardiac outcomes and costs?
    Vivian Ho
    Baker Institute for public policy HS 40, Rice University, 6100, Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 6:300-24. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Certificate of need regulations and the availability and use of cancer resections
    Marah N Short
    James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy MS 40, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1837-45. 2008
  9. pmc Cardiac Certificate of Need regulations and the availability and use of revascularization services
    Vivian Ho
    Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Am Heart J 154:767-75. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need regulation and cardiac catheterization appropriateness after acute myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circulation 115:1012-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Hospital mergers and acquisitions: does market consolidation harm patients?
    V Ho
    School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Health Econ 19:767-91. 2000
    ..Readmission rates and early discharge increased in some cases. The adverse consequences of increased market power on the quality of care require further substantiation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Learning and the evolution of medical technologies: the diffusion of coronary angioplasty
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama Birmingham, 35294 0022, USA
    J Health Econ 21:873-85. 2002
    ..The results suggest that centralizing provision of PTCA may lead to lower costs, but only small outcomes improvements...
  3. pmc Effect of hospital volume and experience on in-hospital mortality for pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama Birmingham, RPHB 330, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 352944 0022, USA
    Ann Surg 237:509-14. 2003
    ..To examine the relative impact of procedure volume versus years of hospital experience on inpatient death rates after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need, volume, and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty outcomes
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala 35294 0022, USA
    Am Heart J 147:442-8. 2004
    ..This study compares the volume-outcome relation for PTCA in Florida and California...
  5. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need regulations and hospital mortality
    Vivian Ho
    JAMA 289:551; author reply 551. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Controlling for patient risk in volume-outcome studies
    Vivian Ho
    Arch Intern Med 165:1664; author reply 1664. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Does certificate of need affect cardiac outcomes and costs?
    Vivian Ho
    Baker Institute for public policy HS 40, Rice University, 6100, Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 6:300-24. 2006
    ..However, CON is associated with little reduction in inpatient mortality, and it may lead hospitals to operate on more patients than they would otherwise. The claimed welfare benefits of CON regulations require careful reconsideration...
  8. doi request reprint Certificate of need regulations and the availability and use of cancer resections
    Marah N Short
    James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy MS 40, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1837-45. 2008
    ..This study examines the association between acute-care CON, the availability of cancer surgery hospitals, and provision of six cancer operations...
  9. pmc Cardiac Certificate of Need regulations and the availability and use of revascularization services
    Vivian Ho
    Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Am Heart J 154:767-75. 2007
    ..We assessed the association between cardiac CON regulations, availability of revascularization facilities, and revascularization rates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need regulation and cardiac catheterization appropriateness after acute myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circulation 115:1012-9. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine whether rates of appropriate cardiac catheterization after admission for acute myocardial infarction varied between states with and without CON regulation of cardiac catheterization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospital and surgeon volume and operative mortality for cancer surgery
    Vivian Ho
    Department of Economics, Baker Institute, Rice University, MS 22, 6100 Main St, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:851-8. 2006
    ..We measured 13-year trends in operative mortality for six cancer resections. We then examined whether these trends are driven by changes in hospital and surgeon volume or by changes that occurred among all providers, regardless of volume...
  12. doi request reprint Hospital volume, surgeon volume, and patient costs for cancer surgery
    Vivian Ho
    James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Med Care 46:718-25. 2008
    ..Less is known about the relative influence of hospital and surgeon volume on patient costs. We evaluate associations between hospital and surgeon volume and inpatient costs for 6 cancer resections...