Lauren H Nicholas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Explaining racial disparities in mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation M SCORE, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:709-13. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Do popular media and internet-based hospital quality ratings identify hospitals with better cardiovascular surgery outcomes?
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:87-92. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Evaluating parsimonious risk-adjustment models for comparing hospital outcomes with vascular surgery
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:400-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Understanding the racial disparity in the receipt of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5604, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1105-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The impact of adjusting for reliability on hospital quality rankings in vascular surgery
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating popular media and internet-based hospital quality ratings for cancer surgery
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Surg 146:600-4. 2011
  7. pmc Composite measures for rating hospital quality with major surgery
    Justin B Dimick
    University of Michigan, 2800 Plymouth Road Building 520 Office 3144, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1861-79. 2012
  8. pmc Hospital process compliance and surgical outcomes in medicare beneficiaries
    Lauren H Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Arch Surg 145:999-1004. 2010
  9. pmc Bariatric surgery complications before vs after implementation of a national policy restricting coverage to centers of excellence
    Justin B Dimick
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA 309:792-9. 2013

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Explaining racial disparities in mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation M SCORE, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:709-13. 2009
    ..Black patients have a higher mortality rate than nonblacks after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. We sought to understand the factors responsible for this racial disparity in the mortality rate after aneurysm repair...
  2. doi request reprint Do popular media and internet-based hospital quality ratings identify hospitals with better cardiovascular surgery outcomes?
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5604, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:87-92. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether selecting highly rated hospitals will improve outcomes after cardiovascular surgery procedures...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluating parsimonious risk-adjustment models for comparing hospital outcomes with vascular surgery
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:400-5. 2010
    ..Most outcomes registries use a large number of variables to control for differences in patients. We sought to determine whether fewer variables could be used for risk adjustment without compromising hospital quality comparisons...
  4. doi request reprint Understanding the racial disparity in the receipt of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 5604, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1105-8. 2010
    ..Racial disparity exists in the management of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) using new health care technology...
  5. doi request reprint The impact of adjusting for reliability on hospital quality rankings in vascular surgery
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1-5. 2011
    ..Hospital quality in vascular surgery is often measured using mortality. We sought to determine whether adjusting mortality for statistical reliability changes hospital quality rankings for vascular surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating popular media and internet-based hospital quality ratings for cancer surgery
    Nicholas H Osborne
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Surg 146:600-4. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether "best hospitals," as defined by the US News & World Report or HealthGrades, have lower mortality rates than all other American hospitals for cancer surgery...
  7. pmc Composite measures for rating hospital quality with major surgery
    Justin B Dimick
    University of Michigan, 2800 Plymouth Road Building 520 Office 3144, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1861-79. 2012
    ..To assess the value of a novel composite measure for identifying the best hospitals for major procedures...
  8. pmc Hospital process compliance and surgical outcomes in medicare beneficiaries
    Lauren H Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Arch Surg 145:999-1004. 2010
    ..To determine whether high rates of compliance with perioperative processes of care used for public reporting and pay-for-performance are associated with lower rates of risk-adjusted mortality and high-risk surgical complications...
  9. pmc Bariatric surgery complications before vs after implementation of a national policy restricting coverage to centers of excellence
    Justin B Dimick
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA 309:792-9. 2013
    ..Starting in 2006, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has restricted coverage of bariatric surgery to hospitals designated as centers of excellence (COE) by 2 major professional organizations...