Dana Mukamel

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Top-down and bottom-up approaches to health care quality: the impacts of regulation and report cards
    Dana B Mukamel
    School of Medicine and Health Policy Research Institute HPRI, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 5800 email
    Annu Rev Public Health 35:477-97. 2014
  2. pmc Stability of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and do-not-resuscitate orders among long-term nursing home residents
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 51:666-72. 2013
  3. pmc Nursing home characteristics associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Burden and Transmission
    Courtney R Murphy
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:269. 2012
  4. pmc The association between nurse staffing and hospital outcomes in injured patients
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:247. 2012
  5. pmc What factors contribute to successful appeals of nursing homes' deficiencies in the informal dispute resolution process?
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:101-4. 2013
  6. pmc The effect of state regulatory stringency on nursing home quality
    Dana B Mukamel
    Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, 100 Academy, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1791-813. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The relationship of California's Medicaid reimbursement system to nurse staffing levels
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 50:836-42. 2012
  8. pmc Nursing homes appeals of deficiencies: the informal dispute resolution process
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:512-6. 2012
  9. pmc End-of-life quality-of-care measures for nursing homes: place of death and hospice
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:438-46. 2012
  10. pmc Impact of date stamping on patient safety measurement in patients undergoing CABG: experience with the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:176. 2008

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. doi request reprint Top-down and bottom-up approaches to health care quality: the impacts of regulation and report cards
    Dana B Mukamel
    School of Medicine and Health Policy Research Institute HPRI, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 5800 email
    Annu Rev Public Health 35:477-97. 2014
    ..We find evidence of both functional and dysfunctional effects. In addition, we identify the areas in which additional research would most likely be valuable. ..
  2. pmc Stability of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and do-not-resuscitate orders among long-term nursing home residents
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 51:666-72. 2013
    ..We examined the stability of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders to offer guidance to policy and care practice developments...
  3. pmc Nursing home characteristics associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Burden and Transmission
    Courtney R Murphy
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:269. 2012
    ..We sought to measure MRSA burden in a large number of nursing homes and identify facility characteristics associated with high MRSA burden...
  4. pmc The association between nurse staffing and hospital outcomes in injured patients
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:247. 2012
    ..The impact of nurse staffing and skill mix on trauma outcomes has not been previously reported. The goal of this study was to examine whether nurse staffing levels and nursing skill mix are associated with trauma patient outcomes...
  5. pmc What factors contribute to successful appeals of nursing homes' deficiencies in the informal dispute resolution process?
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:101-4. 2013
    ..To determine what factors contribute to successful appeals of nursing home deficiencies in the Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) process...
  6. pmc The effect of state regulatory stringency on nursing home quality
    Dana B Mukamel
    Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, 100 Academy, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1791-813. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that more stringent quality regulations contribute to better quality nursing home care and to assess their cost-effectiveness...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship of California's Medicaid reimbursement system to nurse staffing levels
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 50:836-42. 2012
    ..Policy initiatives at the Federal and state level are aimed at increasing staffing in nursing homes. These include direct staffing standards, public reporting, and financial incentives...
  8. pmc Nursing homes appeals of deficiencies: the informal dispute resolution process
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:512-6. 2012
    ..This study presents for the first time national statistics about the IDR process and an analysis of the factors that influence nursing homes' decisions to request an IDR...
  9. pmc End-of-life quality-of-care measures for nursing homes: place of death and hospice
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:438-46. 2012
    ..This study developed prototype EOL QMs that can be calculated from data sources available for all nursing homes nationally...
  10. pmc Impact of date stamping on patient safety measurement in patients undergoing CABG: experience with the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:176. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to examine whether the AHRQ PSIs accurately measure hospital complication rates, using the data with present-on-admission (POA) codes to distinguish between complications and pre-existing conditions..
  11. ncbi request reprint Team performance and risk-adjusted health outcomes in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California, Irvine, 111 Academy Way, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Gerontologist 46:227-37. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between the team's overall performance and the risk-adjusted health outcomes of program enrollees...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changes in racial disparities in access to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery between the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California Irvine, 111 Academy Suite, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Med Care 45:664-71. 2007
    ..Minorities, African American patients in particular, have lower utilization rates for coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and, compared with white patients, they receive care from surgeons with worse records of performance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial variations in the choice of on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    Dana Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:31-5. 2007
    ..To examine explanations of differences in utilization rates of a newly reintroduced technique - off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) - between racial minorities and Whites...
  14. pmc Does risk adjustment of the CMS quality measures for nursing homes matter?
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California Irvine, Center for Health Policy Research, Irvine, California 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 46:532-41. 2008
    ..The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publish a report card for nursing homes with 19 clinical quality measures (QMs). These measures include minimal risk adjustment...
  15. pmc The costs of turnover in nursing homes
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Med Care 47:1039-45. 2009
    ..Turnover rates in nursing homes have been persistently high for decades, ranging upwards of 100%...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nursing homes' response to the nursing home compare report card
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, 111 Academy, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S218-25. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the initial reactions of nursing homes to publication of the report card and to evaluate the impact of the report card on quality-improvement activities...
  17. pmc Measuring quality for public reporting of health provider quality: making it meaningful to patients
    Dana B Mukamel
    Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine, 100 Theory, Suite 110, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:264-9. 2010
    ..We demonstrate that 2 properties of shrinkage estimators make them less useful than nonshrinkage estimators for patients making choices in their area of residence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Quality report cards, selection of cardiac surgeons, and racial disparities: a study of the publication of the New York State Cardiac Surgery Reports
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, 111 Academy Way, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Inquiry 41:435-46. 2004
    ..Furthermore, selection of surgeons for black patients is as sensitive to the published information as is the selection for white patients...
  19. pmc Program characteristics and enrollees' outcomes in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California at Irvine, Center for Health Policy Research, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Milbank Q 85:499-531. 2007
    ..Several program characteristics were associated with better functional outcomes. Fewer were associated with long-term self-assessed health, and only one with mortality. These findings offer strategies that may lead to better care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interpreting market share changes as evidence for effectiveness of quality report cards
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 45:1227-32. 2007
  21. doi request reprint Changes in clinical and hotel expenditures following publication of the nursing home compare report card
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 48:869-74. 2010
    ..It led to changes in consumers' demand, increasing the relative importance of clinical versus hotel aspects of quality in their search and choice of a nursing home...
  22. doi request reprint Does state regulation of quality impose costs on nursing homes?
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Health Policy Research Institute, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Med Care 49:529-34. 2011
    ..Government regulation is intended to enhance quality, safety, fairness, or competition in the regulated industry. Such regulation entails both direct and indirect costs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Variations in risk-adjusted outcomes in a managed acute/long-term care program for frail elderly individuals
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California, Department of Medicine, Irvine, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:293-301. 2004
    ..To develop and investigate the properties of three performance measures based on risk-adjusted health outcomes for a frail, elderly, community-dwelling population enrolled in a managed, acute, and long-term care program...
  24. pmc Cost implications of organizing nursing home workforce in teams
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of California, Irvine, Center for Health Policy Research, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1309-25. 2009
    ..To estimate the costs associated with formal and self-managed daily practice teams in nursing homes...
  25. pmc Is there evidence of cream skimming among nursing homes following the publication of the Nursing Home Compare report card?
    Dana B Mukamel
    Health Policy Research Institute, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Gerontologist 49:793-802. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to test empirically the hypothesis that nursing homes have responded to the publication of the report by adopting cream skimming admission policies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Are patients with coexisting mental disorders more likely to receive CABG surgery from low-quality cardiac surgeons? The experience in New York State
    Yue Li
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, 461 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Med Care 45:587-93. 2007
    ..Presence of a mental disorder has been shown to be associated with reduced access to medical and surgical services. Little is known, however, about the relationship between mental disorders and the quality of medical/surgical care received...
  27. pmc Nursing home spending patterns in the 1990s: the role of nursing home competition and excess demand
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1040-55. 2005
    ..To examine nursing home expenditures on clinical, hotel, and administrative activities during the 1990s and to determine the association between nursing home competition and excess demand on expenditures...
  28. pmc National release of the nursing home quality report cards: implications of statistical methodology for risk adjustment
    Yue Li
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:79-102. 2009
    ..To determine how alternative statistical risk-adjustment methods may affect the quality measures (QMs) in nursing home (NH) report cards...
  29. doi request reprint The volume-outcome relationship in nursing home care: an examination of functional decline among long-term care residents
    Yue Li
    Health Policy Research Institute, and Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Med Care 48:52-7. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine whether a similar association exists between nursing home volume of long-term care residents and rates of decline in physical function...
  30. doi request reprint Mental illness and hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive medical conditions
    Yue Li
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Med Care 46:1249-56. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether patients with mental disorders have higher ACS admission rate, compared with patients without mental disorders...
  31. pmc Racial disparities in receipt of influenza and pneumococcus vaccinations among US nursing-home residents
    Yue Li
    Health Policy Research Institute and the Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S256-62. 2010
    ..We examined racial disparities in receipt and documentation of influenza and pneumococcus vaccinations among nursing-home residents...
  32. ncbi request reprint Informal caregivers and the risk of nursing home admission among individuals enrolled in the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly
    Susan M Friedman
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Highland Hospital, Box 58, 1000 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Gerontologist 46:456-63. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether participants in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) with an informal caregiver have a higher or lower risk of nursing home admission than those without caregivers...
  33. pmc Referrals to high-quality cardiac surgeons: patients' race and characteristics of their physicians
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, University of California, 111 Academy Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1276-95. 2006
    ..DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTINGS: All white and black Medicare fee-for-service patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in New York State during 1997-1999...
  34. pmc Adverse hospital events for mentally ill patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
    Yue Li
    Department of Medicine, ECMC, Clinical Center CC 163, State University of New York at Buffalo, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:2239-52. 2008
    ..Patients with mental disorders show higher burden of coronary heart disease, and may face special safety issues during in-hospital cardiac care...
  35. pmc Publication of quality report cards and trends in reported quality measures in nursing homes
    Dana B Mukamel
    Center for Health Policy Research, 111 Academy, University of California, Suite 220, Irvine, CA 92697 5800, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1244-62. 2008
    ..To examine associations between nursing homes' quality and publication of the Nursing Home Compare quality report card...
  36. ncbi request reprint Characteristics predicting nursing home admission in the program of all-inclusive care for elderly people
    Susan M Friedman
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Gerontologist 45:157-66. 2005
    ..This study determined overall risk and predictors of long-term nursing home admission within the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in healthcare-seeking behavior for urinary incontinence and the impact of socioeconomic status: a study of the Medicare managed care population
    Yue Li
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, 462 Grider Street, New York, NY 14215, USA
    Med Care 45:1116-22. 2007
    ..Despite the gender difference in etiology, prevalence and management of urinary incontinence (UI) among community-living older adults, little is known about the effect of gender on their healthcare-seeking behaviors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Variations in service use in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE): is more better?
    Helena Temkin-Greener
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:731-8. 2008
    ..We examine variation in the risk-adjusted utilization of acute, rehabilitative, and supportive services in PACE, and assess whether use of these services is associated with risk-adjusted functional outcomes...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of the present-on-admission indicator on hospital quality measurement: experience with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Inpatient Quality Indicators
    Laurent G Glance
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 46:112-9. 2008
    ..The extent to which the lack of a POA indicator biases quality assessment based on the AHRQ mortality measures is unknown...
  40. pmc Are high-quality cardiac surgeons less likely to operate on high-risk patients compared to low-quality surgeons? Evidence from New York State
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, PO Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:300-12. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether high-risk cardiac surgical patients have less access to high-quality surgeons compared with lower-risk patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Social support and risk-adjusted mortality in a frail older population
    Helena Temkin-Greener
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Care 42:779-88. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that social support is an important predictor of mortality in a frail older population receiving formal long-term care services...
  42. ncbi request reprint Nursing home costs and quality of care outcomes
    Lanis L Hicks
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
    Nurs Econ 22:178-92, 175. 2004
    ..While each individual quality measure makes only small contributions to costs, when considered across the facility, quality could have a substantial financial impact on the operations of the home...
  43. ncbi request reprint Purchasing or providing nursing home care: can quality of care data provide guidance
    Dan R Berlowitz
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, Bedford Veterans Affairs Hospital, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:603-8. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Is the hospital volume-mortality relationship in coronary artery bypass surgery the same for low-risk versus high-risk patients?
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, Rochester 14642, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1155-62. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the volume-outcome association for CABG surgery is modified by patient risk...
  45. ncbi request reprint Quality report cards and nursing home quality
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gerontologist 43:58-66. 2003
    ..This study examined the potential role that publicly disseminated quality report cards can play in improving quality of care in nursing homes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Development of a risk-adjusted urinary incontinence outcome measure of quality for nursing homes
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 41:467-78. 2003
    ..Quality of nursing home care is of ongoing concern. The availability of uniform, patient-level information-the Minimum Data Set (MDS)-offers the opportunity to assess quality based on risk-adjusted health outcomes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Disenrollment from an acute/long-term managed care program (PACE)
    Helena Temkin-Greener
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 44:31-8. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this is a first study to examine patterns and predictors of disenrollment from PACE...
  48. pmc Quality of cardiac surgeons and managed care contracting practices
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1129-44. 2002
    ..To evaluate the association between contracting practices of managed care organizations (MCOs) with cardiac surgeons and the quality of the cardiac surgeons...
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of changing the statistical methodology on hospital and surgeon ranking: the case of the New York State cardiac surgery report card
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 44:311-9. 2006
    ..Risk adjustment is central to the generation of health outcome report cards. It is unclear, however, whether risk adjustment should be based on standard logistic regression, fixed-effects or random-effects modeling...
  50. pmc Strategic orientation and nursing home response to public reporting of quality measures: an application of the miles and snow typology
    Jacqueline S Zinn
    Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Temple University, 413 Ritter Annex, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:598-615. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Health care services utilization at the end of life in a managed care program integrating acute and long-term care
    Dana B Mukamel
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Care 40:1136-48. 2002
    ..The period preceding death is often characterized by increased utilization of medical resources. There is an ongoing debate on the reasons for and the appropriateness of increased utilization at the end of life...
  52. ncbi request reprint Use of a matching algorithm to evaluate hospital coronary artery bypass grafting performance as an alternative to conventional risk adjustment
    Laurent G Glance
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 45:292-9. 2007
    ..Although public reporting of hospital and physician performance is a cornerstone of the effort to improve health care quality, the optimal approach to risk adjustment is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Estimating the potential impact of regionalizing health care delivery based on volume standards versus risk-adjusted mortality rate
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:195-202. 2007
    ..To examine whether basing regionalization on risk-adjusted mortality would lead to better population outcomes than basing regionalization on procedure volume...
  54. ncbi request reprint Predicting place of death in the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE): participant versus program characteristics
    Helena Temkin-Greener
    Community Coalition for Long Term Care, Inc, Rochester, New York 14604, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:125-35. 2002
    ..To assess the relationship between participant-specific and program-specific characteristics and the place of death in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of resident-origin data to define nursing home market boundaries
    Jack Zwanziger
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    Inquiry 39:56-66. 2002
    ..This shows that nursing home markets tend to be more concentrated than those that result from assuming countywide markets. These results suggest that studies of nursing home markets should not use counties as markets...
  56. pmc The growing pains of integrated health care for the elderly: lessons from the expansion of PACE
    Diane L Gross
    University of Rochester, USA
    Milbank Q 82:257-82. 2004
    ..This experience offers important lessons for providing integrated health care to the frail elderly...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of complications on mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery: evidence from New York State
    Laurent G Glance
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:53-8. 2007
    ..Complications are associated with increased risk of death. The objective of this study is to quantify the increased odds of dying from complications after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery...
  58. ncbi request reprint Trends in geographic disparities in allocation of health care resources in the US
    Tuvia Horev
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Health Policy 68:223-32. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The relation between surgeon volume and outcome following off-pump vs on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Laurent G Glance
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    Chest 128:829-37. 2005
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Do trends in the reporting of quality measures on the nursing home compare web site differ by nursing home characteristics?
    Jacqueline Zinn
    Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management, Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University, Philadelphia PA 19122, USA
    Gerontologist 45:720-30. 2005
    ....
  61. pmc Does date stamping ICD-9-CM codes increase the value of clinical information in administrative data?
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:231-51. 2006
    ..The use of data fields that indicates whether each secondary diagnosis was present at the time of hospital admission may lead to the more accurate identification of preexisting conditions...
  62. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the use of epidural analgesia for labor
    Laurent G Glance
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Anesthesiology 106:19-25; discussion 6-8. 2007
    ..There is strong evidence that pain is undertreated in black and Hispanic patients. The association between race and ethnicity and the use of epidural analgesia for labor is not well described...
  63. pmc Accuracy of hospital report cards based on administrative data
    Laurent G Glance
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 601, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1413-37. 2006
    ....
  64. pmc Hospital competition, resource allocation and quality of care
    Dana B Mukamel
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:10. 2002
    ....

Research Grants16

  1. Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State Regulations
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. population. ..
  2. Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors Publication
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
  3. Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State Regulations
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. population. ..
  4. Racial Disparity in Access High Quality Cardiac Surgeons
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The knowledge gained in this project is essential for development of targeted programs that could successfully address the disparity in access to high quality cardiac care among elderly racial minorities. ..
  5. STRUCTURE, PROCESS AND OUTCOMES IN THE PACE PROGRAM
    Dana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The knowledge gained from this study would have direct bearing on efforts to improve care in PACE programs, as well as implications for other programs serving frail, non-institutionalized elderly. ..
  6. Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State Regulations
    Dana B Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. population. ..