Gloria Bazzoli

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and U.S. hospital operations
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay St, Grant House, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Inquiry 41:401-17. 2004
  2. pmc The effects of safety net hospital closures and conversions on patient travel distance to hospital services
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, PO Box 980203, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:129-50. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Hospital financial condition and the quality of patient care
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Econ 17:977-95. 2008
  4. pmc The transition from excess capacity to strained capacity in U.S. hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Milbank Q 84:273-304. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Construction activity in U.S. hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:783-91. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint An update on safety-net hospitals: coping with the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1047-56. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint U.S. hospital industry restructuring and the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0203, USA
    Inquiry 40:6-24. 2003
  8. pmc The influence of health policy and market factors on the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1159-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Does case management matter as a hospital cost-control strategy?
    Kenneth R White
    Graduate Program in Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 30:32-43. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Is more better? An analysis of hospital outcomes and efficiency with a DEA model of output congestion
    Jan P Clement
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:67-77. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and U.S. hospital operations
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay St, Grant House, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Inquiry 41:401-17. 2004
    ..However, during PPS implementation hospitals experienced declining inpatient use and growing profit margins, whereas post-BBA hospitals experienced growing inpatient use and declining margins...
  2. pmc The effects of safety net hospital closures and conversions on patient travel distance to hospital services
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, PO Box 980203, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:129-50. 2012
    ..DATA SOURCES/EXTRACTION METHODS: Hospital discharge data for selected states merged with other sources...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hospital financial condition and the quality of patient care
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Health Econ 17:977-95. 2008
    ..Overall, our results suggest that deep financial problems that go beyond the patient care side of business may be important to prompting quality problems...
  4. pmc The transition from excess capacity to strained capacity in U.S. hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Milbank Q 84:273-304. 2006
    ..These findings suggest therefore that approaches to dealing with capacity problems might best focus on better matching individual hospitals' supply and demand adjustments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Construction activity in U.S. hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:783-91. 2006
    ..Overall, current construction activity will provide more convenient access for some consumers but at high cost if excess capacity results...
  6. ncbi request reprint An update on safety-net hospitals: coping with the late 1990s and early 2000s
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1047-56. 2005
    ..Non-safety-net hospitals trimmed certain services commonly used by the indigent; this may point to future reductions in access. We examine the implications of these findings for the future of the safety net...
  7. ncbi request reprint U.S. hospital industry restructuring and the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0203, USA
    Inquiry 40:6-24. 2003
    ..If networks and systems are key parties in negotiating with private payers, SNHs may be going it alone in these negotiations in highly competitive markets...
  8. pmc The influence of health policy and market factors on the hospital safety net
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1159-80. 2006
    ..To examine how the financial pressures resulting from the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 interacted with private sector pressures to affect indigent care provision...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does case management matter as a hospital cost-control strategy?
    Kenneth R White
    Graduate Program in Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 30:32-43. 2005
    ..Although case management may be beneficial for certain populations, institution-wide effects in the form of decreased costs or decreased length of stay do not appear to be present in the study hospitals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is more better? An analysis of hospital outcomes and efficiency with a DEA model of output congestion
    Jan P Clement
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:67-77. 2008
    ..The results show that lower technical efficiency is associated with poorer risk-adjusted quality outcomes in the study hospitals. They are consistent with other studies linking poor quality outcomes to higher cost...
  11. doi request reprint Impacts of market and organizational characteristics on hospital efficiency and uncompensated care
    Hui Min Hsieh
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 35:77-87. 2010
    ..Policy makers have expressed concern that hospitals may forgo providing care to the indigent as a means to reduce costs and become more efficient when faced with financial pressures...
  12. ncbi request reprint The corporatization of American hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:885-905; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Two decades of organizational change in health care: what have we learned?
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:247-331. 2004
    ..In all, around 100 studies were examined to assess what was learned through two decades of research on organizational change in health care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Managed care arrangements of health networks and systems. A review of the 1999 experience
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:217-28. 2003
    ..In light of this, it is now a good time for physicians and medical group managers to reflect on their experiences in the 1990s and to assess the merits and shortcomings of different intermediary organizations with which they may align...
  15. pmc Rejoinder to taxonomy of health networks and systems: a reassessment
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:629-39; author reply 640-2. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Hospital financial condition and operational decisions related to the quality of hospital care
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:148-68. 2007
    ..Given the findings of earlier studies, these results suggest that poor outcomes may in part result from deterioration in supporting infrastructure and organizational processes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hospital reorganization and restructuring achieved through merger
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 27:7-20. 2002
    ..Hospital mergers during 1989-1996, however, focused increasingly on reducing nursing FTEs and less on converting acquired hospitals to new service lines...
  18. pmc The effect of changes in hospital reimbursement on nurse staffing decisions at safety net and nonsafety net hospitals
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 151 Rutledge Ave, Building B, P O Box 250961, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:701-20. 2006
    ..The financial savings from the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) are attractive to policy makers, but such savings come at a cost. We measure changes in nurse staffing at hospitals related to potential declines in reimbursement through the BBA...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does U.S. hospital capacity need to be expanded?
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:40-54. 2003
    ..Although additional capacity might be needed in some markets, better management of existing resources could be a more effective solution...
  20. ncbi request reprint Whom do they serve? Community responsiveness among hospitals affiliated with health systems and networks
    Shoou Yih D Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Med Care 41:165-79. 2003
    ..As the US hospital sector becomes more consolidated, concerns have been raised about whether participation in health systems and health networks may reduce community hospitals' response to community health needs...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of urban hospital closure on markets
    Richard C Lindrooth
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, 19 Hagood Road, P O Box 250807, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Health Econ 22:691-712. 2003
    ..Overall, we estimate that costs per adjusted admission declined by 2-4% for all patients and about 6-8% for patients who would have been treated at the closed hospital...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adoption of hospital case management: economic and institutional influences
    Susan D Roggenkamp
    Department of Management, Health Care Management Program, Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2489-500. 2005
    ..Implications for practice and further research are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Governance forms in health systems and health networks
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:228-42. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Hospitals' responses to nurse staffing shortages
    Jessica H May
    Center for Studying Health System Change HSC, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:W316-23. 2006
    ..However, hospitals' actions have increased costs and raised concerns about their potential impact on patient care. Additionally, a large degree of doubt exists among hospitals about their ability to meet future nursing needs...
  25. pmc Reexamining organizational configurations: an update, validation, and expansion of the taxonomy of health networks and systems
    Nicole L Dubbs
    Columbia University School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:207-20. 2004
    ..DATA SOURCES; 1994 and 1998 American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Survey of Hospitals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluating community partnerships: a reply to Spitz and Ritter
    Stephen M Shortell
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:1023-8; author reply 1029-30. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Hospital inefficiency: what is the impact of membership in different types of systems?
    Michael D Rosko
    School of Business Administration, Widener University, Chester, PA 19013, USA
    Inquiry 44:335-49. 2007
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Research Grants6

  1. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
  2. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
  3. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..