RACHEL WERNER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of pay-for-performance in nursing homes: evidence from state Medicaid programs
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VAMC, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1393-414. 2013
  2. pmc Quality improvement under nursing home compare: the association between changes in process and outcome measures
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VAMC and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Care 51:582-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The patient-centered medical home: an evaluation of a single private payer demonstration in New Jersey
    Rachel M Werner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Care 51:487-93. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Medicare's new hospital value-based purchasing program is likely to have only a small impact on hospital payments
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1932-40. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Public reporting drove quality gains at nursing homes
    RACHEL WERNER
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1706-13. 2010
  6. pmc Changes in patient sorting to nursing homes under public reporting: improved patient matching or provider gaming?
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VAMC, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:555-71. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The effect of pay-for-performance in hospitals: lessons for quality improvement
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:690-8. 2011
  8. pmc Design of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease centers to address unmet national needs
    John Q Trojanowski
    Institute on Aging, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 6:150-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc The effect of pay-for-performance in nursing homes: evidence from state Medicaid programs
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VAMC, PA, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1393-414. 2013
    ..This study tests the effect of P4P on quality of care in a large-scale setting-the implementation of P4P for nursing homes by state Medicaid agencies...
  2. pmc Quality improvement under nursing home compare: the association between changes in process and outcome measures
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VAMC and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Care 51:582-8. 2013
    ..Understanding what processes, if any, lead to successful improvements in resident outcomes could create a stronger case for the continued use of these outcome measures in nursing home report cards...
  3. doi request reprint The patient-centered medical home: an evaluation of a single private payer demonstration in New Jersey
    Rachel M Werner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Med Care 51:487-93. 2013
    ..Whether the PCMH achieves these goals is not known...
  4. doi request reprint Medicare's new hospital value-based purchasing program is likely to have only a small impact on hospital payments
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1932-40. 2012
    ..These results raise questions about whether the new pay-for-performance program will substantially alter the quality of hospital care, and they highlight the challenges of designing effective quality improvement incentives...
  5. doi request reprint Public reporting drove quality gains at nursing homes
    RACHEL WERNER
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1706-13. 2010
    ..We found that quality improved both because consumers chose higher-quality nursing homes and because providers improved the care they delivered. These findings support the continued use of public reporting to improve quality...
  6. pmc Changes in patient sorting to nursing homes under public reporting: improved patient matching or provider gaming?
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia VAMC, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:555-71. 2011
    ..To test whether public reporting in the setting of postacute care in nursing homes results in changes in patient sorting...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of pay-for-performance in hospitals: lessons for quality improvement
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:690-8. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that tailoring pay-for-performance programs to hospitals' specific situations could have the greatest effect on health care quality...
  8. pmc Design of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease centers to address unmet national needs
    John Q Trojanowski
    Institute on Aging, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 6:150-5. 2010
    ..The intent of this position paper is to stimulate thinking and foster the development of other or alternative models for a systematic approach to the study of dementia and movement disorders...