Sudha Xirasagar

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cesarean and VBAC rates among immigrant vs. native-born women: a retrospective observational study from Taiwan Cesarean delivery and VBAC among immigrant women in Taiwan
    Jung Chung Fu
    Kaohsiung Municipal United Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung, ROC, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:548. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Management training of physician executives, their leadership style, and care management performance: an empirical study
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:101-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Transformational, transactional among physician and laissez-faire leadership among physician executives
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Health Organ Manag 22:599-613. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Neonatal outcomes for immigrant vs. native-born mothers in Taiwan: an epidemiological paradox
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:269-79. 2011
  5. pmc Colonoscopy screening rates among patients of colonoscopy-trained African American primary care physicians
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Cancer 117:5151-60. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Restaurant industry preparedness against intentional food contamination: results of a South Carolina survey
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E18-30. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Preventing intentional food contamination: a survey to assess restaurant preparedness
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E7-E17. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Physician leadership styles and effectiveness: an empirical study
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:720-40. 2005
  9. pmc Quality and safety of screening colonoscopies performed by primary care physicians with standby specialist support
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Care 48:703-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Reducing the numbers of the uninsured: policy implications from state-level data analysis
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:72-8. 2005

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Publications42

  1. pmc Cesarean and VBAC rates among immigrant vs. native-born women: a retrospective observational study from Taiwan Cesarean delivery and VBAC among immigrant women in Taiwan
    Jung Chung Fu
    Kaohsiung Municipal United Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung, ROC, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 10:548. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Management training of physician executives, their leadership style, and care management performance: an empirical study
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:101-8. 2006
    ..To examine associations between management training of physician executives and their leadership styles, as well as effectiveness in achieving disease management goals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transformational, transactional among physician and laissez-faire leadership among physician executives
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Health Organ Manag 22:599-613. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine the empirical validity of transformational, transactional and laissez-faire leadership and their sub-scales among physician managers...
  4. doi request reprint Neonatal outcomes for immigrant vs. native-born mothers in Taiwan: an epidemiological paradox
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:269-79. 2011
    ..Findings can be used to initiate public education to reverse the widespread negative perceptions and attitudes towards immigrant spouses in Taiwan...
  5. pmc Colonoscopy screening rates among patients of colonoscopy-trained African American primary care physicians
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Cancer 117:5151-60. 2011
    ..Training primary care physicians (PCPs) to perform colonoscopy may improve screening rates among underserved high-risk populations...
  6. doi request reprint Restaurant industry preparedness against intentional food contamination: results of a South Carolina survey
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E18-30. 2010
    ..Of concern, there is much variation in practices by geographic region. On the basis of the survey, recommendations are made to improve restaurant preparedness against food-borne outbreaks from terrorism and malevolent contamination...
  7. doi request reprint Preventing intentional food contamination: a survey to assess restaurant preparedness
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E7-E17. 2010
    ..The resulting survey remains sensitive to the hospitality industry while encompassing all vulnerable points...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physician leadership styles and effectiveness: an empirical study
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:720-40. 2005
    ..Results support the hypothesis and suggest that physician leadership development using the transformational leadership model may result in improved health care quality and cost control...
  9. pmc Quality and safety of screening colonoscopies performed by primary care physicians with standby specialist support
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Care 48:703-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the quality of colonoscopies by primary care physicians (PCPs) with standby specialist support at a licensed ambulatory surgery center...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reducing the numbers of the uninsured: policy implications from state-level data analysis
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia 29208, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:72-8. 2005
    ..The findings indicate substantial potential for reducing uninsurance through targeted state policies. Policy recommendations are made to alleviate the insurance hurdles faced by immigrant and small business employee populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Small group health insurance: ranking the states on the depth of reform, 1999
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 19:1-35. 2004
    ..The conceptual linkages between specific regulations and the documented small group market problems lead to normative expectations of an association between the depth of state reforms and the prevalence of uninsurance...
  12. pmc Providing shelter to nursing home evacuees in disasters: lessons from Hurricane Katrina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1288-93. 2008
    ..We examined nursing home preparedness needs by studying the experiences of nursing homes that sheltered evacuees from Hurricane Katrina...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of states' small group health insurance reforms on uninsurance rates
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 20:11-50. 2005
    ..Possible reasons for the lack of impact are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive snapshot of States' small group market reforms on insurer pricing & rating practices, 1999
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 19:61-81. 2004
    ..The variety in pricing and rating reforms illustrate the differences in the depth of reforms across states, and represent a far wider range of potential actuarial combinations than the sample of reforms documented in past literature...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in adult asthma admissions, air pollutant levels, and climate: a population-based study
    Chi Hung Chen
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Asthma 43:287-92. 2006
    ..This study used population-based data to examine seasonality in asthma admissions and the associated seasonality in levels of air pollutants and climatic factors during a 4-year period in Taiwan...
  16. pmc Role of meteorological factors in duodenal ulcer seasonality: a nation-wide, population-based study
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1439-46. 2007
    ..Understanding disease seasonality can provide guidance for future biomedical research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physician supply, supplier-induced demand and competition: empirical evidence from a single-payer system
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 21:117-31. 2006
    ..Empirically, our data suggest that the average market effect of physicians on one another is synergic when all specialties are considered together, but competitive within each specialty...
  18. ncbi request reprint A comparison snapshot of states' small group market reform on access and enhancing valued plan features, 1999
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Managment, University of South Carolina, School of Public Health, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 19:67-90. 2004
    ..Past studies have evaluated the impact of selected major reforms in isolation, and, thus, have been inadequate to provide definitive conclusions on the reforms' impact...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do group practices have lower caesarean rates than solo practice obstetric clinics? Evidence from Taiwan
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    Health Policy Plan 21:319-25. 2006
    ..This study examined physicians' propensity for caesarean deliveries at solo versus group practice obstetrics/gynaecology (ob/gyn) clinics in Taiwan...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal request CS--role of hospital teaching status and for-profit ownership
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:27-34. 2007
    ..To examine whether hospitals' for-profit (FP) ownership and non-teaching status are associated with greater likelihood of maternal request cesarean (CS) relative to public and not-for-profit (NFP) and teaching status, respectively...
  21. pmc Findings from the community health intervention program in South Carolina: implications for reducing cancer-related health disparities
    James Lyndon McCracken
    Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:412-9. 2013
    ..Communities were highly motivated. All team members shared a common goal of reducing cancer-related health disparities and building greater public health capacity across the state. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Vision insurance, eye care visits, and vision impairment among working-age adults in the United States
    Yi Jhen Li
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:499-506. 2013
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  23. doi request reprint Relationship between presence of a reported medical home and emergency department use among children with asthma
    Abdoulaye Diedhiou
    South Carolina Public Health Consortium, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Suite 309, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:450-75. 2010
    ..93; 95% confidence interval = 0.89-0.97). A medical home in which physicians and parents share responsibility for ensuring that children have access to needed services may improve child and family outcomes for children with asthma...
  24. pmc Reducing cancer disparities through innovative partnerships: a collaboration of the South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network and Federally Qualified Health Centers
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:59-61. 2012
    ..These activities identify unique opportunities for public health and primary care collaborations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in pediatric asthma admissions: the role of climate and environmental factors
    Sudha Xirasagar
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Eur J Pediatr 165:747-52. 2006
    ....
  26. pmc African Americans' decisions not to evacuate New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina: a qualitative study
    Keith Elder
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:S124-9. 2007
    ..We examined the psychosocial and personal factors that influenced African Americans' decision not to evacuate New Orleans, La, before Hurricane Katrina's landfall...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of payment incentives, hospital ownership and competition on hospitalization decisions for ambulatory surgical procedures
    Sudha Xirasagar
    University of South Carolina, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Policy 76:26-37. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Academic partnerships with historically black colleges and universities: a public health professions project
    Saundra H Glover
    Health Disparities and Social Justice, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:18-28. 2009
    ..The program offered fellowships to African American students, from high school through graduate programs, along with structured learning experiences in public health advocacy, practice, and research...
  29. pmc A tale of two citizens: a State Attorney General and a hematologist facilitate translation of research into US Food and Drug Administration actions--a SONAR report
    Brian Chen
    University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:e158-67. 2012
    ..We review US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and manufacturer responses to a citizen petition filed to address these thalidomide safety issues...
  30. pmc Linking drugs to obscure illnesses: lessons from pure red cell aplasia, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, and Reye's syndrome. a report from the Southern Network on Adverse Reactions (SONAR)
    Charles L Bennett
    South Carolina College of Pharmacy, 715 Sumter Street, Suite 311, Columbia, SC, 29208, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1697-703. 2012
    ..Clinicians should be vigilant for sADRs, even for frequently-prescribed pharmaceuticals, particularly in settings where formulation or regulatory changes have occurred, or when over-the-counter, off-label, or pediatric use is common...
  31. ncbi request reprint Protecting nursing home residents during emergencies or disasters: an exploratory study from South Carolina
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:42-8. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Infant health care costs for Medicaid-insured infants in South Carolina enrolled in three insurance plans from birth to 24 months
    William B Pittard
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Health Systems Research, MUSC, 165 Ashley Avenue, P O Box 250917, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 103:234-7. 2007
  33. doi request reprint Enhancing the care continuum in rural areas: survey of community health center-rural hospital collaborations
    Michael E Samuels
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Office of Health Research and Development, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    J Rural Health 24:24-31. 2008
    ..Community Health Centers (CHCs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) play a significant role in providing health services for rural residents across the United States...
  34. ncbi request reprint Infant health outcomes differ notably among Medicaid insurance models: evidence of a successful case management program in South Carolina
    William B Pittard
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Health Systems Research, MUSC, 165 Ashley Avenue, P O Box 250917, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 103:228-33. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Costs per discharge and hospital ownership under prospective payment and cost-based reimbursement systems in Taiwan
    Herng Ching Lin
    Taipei Medical University, School of Health Care Administration, Taipei, Taiwan
    Health Policy Plan 19:166-76. 2004
    ..cost shifting from case payment diagnoses to cost-reimbursed diagnoses, and (3). patient dumping. Longitudinal studies using detailed hospital-level information with patient tracking facility are needed to clarify these issues...
  36. pmc Does physicians' case volume impact inpatient care costs for pneumonia cases?
    Hsiu Chen Lin
    Department of Pediatric Infection, Taipei Medical University and Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gen Intern Med 23:304-9. 2008
    ..Increasing physician case volumes are documented to reduce costs and improve outcomes for many surgical procedures but not for medical conditions such as pneumonia that consume significant health care resources...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of service quality in group versus solo practice clinics
    Herng Ching Lin
    Taipei Medical University, School of Health Care Administration, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:437-45. 2004
    ..To compare patient perceptions of service quality at solo and group practices, and to examine the association of perceptions with 'potential patient loyalty' (PPL), the potential for seeking future service from the same clinic...
  38. ncbi request reprint Institutional factors in cesarean delivery rates: policy and research implications
    Herng Ching Lin
    School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obstet Gynecol 103:128-36. 2004
    ..To examine the association of health care institutional characteristics with cesarean delivery...
  39. doi request reprint Physician's case volume of intensive care unit pneumonia admissions and in-hospital mortality
    Herng Ching Lin
    School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:989-94. 2008
    ..Although several studies have investigated volume-outcome relationships for surgical procedures, there has been no such study of intensive care unit (ICU) patients admitted for pneumonia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Exporting doctoral education: experience of a state-supported university
    Carleen H Stoskopf
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 24:301-19. 2007
    ..Our experience is that there are many challenges, but it is also rewarding from academic, scholarly, and financial perspectives...
  41. ncbi request reprint Association between physician volume and hospitalization costs for patients with stroke in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study
    Herng Ching Lin
    School of Health Care Administration and the Topnotch Stroke Research Center, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Stroke 38:1565-9. 2007
    ..There is little information available on this aspect of stroke care. We used nationwide population-based data to explore the association between physician case volume and costs per discharge for patients with stroke...
  42. ncbi request reprint Providers' responses to global budgeting in Taiwan: what were the initial effects?
    Fen Ju Chen
    Department of Health Management, I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:113-20. 2007
    ....