Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
- Association of polypectomy techniques, endoscopist volume, and facility type with colonoscopy complicationsAskar Chukmaitov
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 77:436-46. 2013..Serious GI adverse events in the outpatient setting were examined by polypectomy technique, endoscopist volume, and facility type (ambulatory surgery center and hospital outpatient department)...
- Characteristics of all, occasional, and frequent emergency department visits due to ambulatory care-sensitive conditions in FloridaAskar S Chukmaitov
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 35:149-58. 2012..Therefore, universal strategies for reduction of ED overutilization by increasing access to, timeliness, and quality of primary care for all patients likely to experience ACSCs should be used...
- Strategy, structure, and patient quality outcomes in ambulatory surgery centers (1997-2004)Askar Chukmaitov
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, P O Box 980430, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Med Care Res Rev 68:202-25. 2011..Consistent with the key hypotheses formulated, the findings suggest that higher levels of specialization and the volume of procedures may be associated with a decrease in unplanned hospitalizations at ASCs...
- Financial performance indicators for health plans in Medicaid managed careMichael J McCue
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Health Administration, USA
Manag Care Q 12:16-22. 2004..Finally, publicly traded Medicaid focused plans achieved profit margins considerably higher than other Medicaid-focused plans...
- Is more better? An analysis of hospital outcomes and efficiency with a DEA model of output congestionJan 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...