Lauren H Nicholas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Do hospitals alter patient care effort allocations under pay-for-performance?
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research and Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:61-81. 2011
  3. pmc Can Food Stamps help to reduce Medicare spending on diabetes?
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 9:1-13. 2011
  4. pmc Modeling the impact of Medicare Advantage payment cuts on ambulatory care sensitive and elective hospitalizations
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Room 3005, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1417-35. 2011
  5. pmc Regional variation in the association between advance directives and end-of-life Medicare expenditures
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    JAMA 306:1447-53. 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 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
  9. 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

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Do hospitals alter patient care effort allocations under pay-for-performance?
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research and Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:61-81. 2011
    ..To determine whether hospitals increase efforts on easy tasks relative to difficult tasks to improve scores under pay-for-performance (P4P) incentives...
  3. pmc Can Food Stamps help to reduce Medicare spending on diabetes?
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 9:1-13. 2011
    ..As one-third of elderly Food Stamp recipients are currently diabetic, greater coordination between the Food Stamp, Medicare, and Medicaid programs may improve health outcomes for this group...
  4. pmc Modeling the impact of Medicare Advantage payment cuts on ambulatory care sensitive and elective hospitalizations
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Room 3005, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:1417-35. 2011
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  5. pmc Regional variation in the association between advance directives and end-of-life Medicare expenditures
    Lauren Hersch Nicholas
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    JAMA 306:1447-53. 2011
    ..It is unclear if advance directives (living wills) are associated with end-of-life expenditures and treatments...
  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 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...
  9. 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...