Susannah M Bernheim
Affiliation: Yale University
- Who is missing from the measures? Trends in the proportion and treatment of patients potentially excluded from publicly reported quality measuresSusannah M Bernheim
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Am Heart J 160:943-950.e1-5. 2010..We describe trends in the proportion of patients with AMI with contraindications that could lead to discretionary exclusion from public reporting...
- National patterns of risk-standardized mortality and readmission for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure. Update on publicly reported outcomes measures based on the 2010 releaseSusannah M Bernheim
Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, 1 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:459-67. 2010..We provide a national perspective on hospital performance for the 2010 release of these measures...
- Influence of patients' socioeconomic status on clinical management decisions: a qualitative studySusannah M Bernheim
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208025, New Haven, CT 208088, USA
Ann Fam Med 6:53-9. 2008..We investigated physician perspectives on how patients' SES influences care...
- Relationship between hospital readmission and mortality rates for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumoniaHarlan M Krumholz
Department of Internal Medicine Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Church St, Ste 200, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
JAMA 309:587-93. 2013..The evaluation of hospital performance as measured by RSMRs and RSRRs has not been well characterized...
- Regional associations between Medicare Advantage penetration and administrative claims-based measures of hospital outcomesVivek T Kulkarni
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Med Care 50:406-9. 2012..MA penetration varies greatly nationwide and seems to be associated with increased FFS population risk. Whether variation in MA penetration affects the performance on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service measures is unknown...
- Diagnoses and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumoniaKumar Dharmarajan
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
JAMA 309:355-63. 2013....
- Skilled nursing facility referral and hospital readmission rates after heart failure or myocardial infarctionJersey Chen
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Am J Med 125:100.e1-9. 2012....
- An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failurePatricia S Keenan
Section of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:29-37. 2008..We present a model approved by the National Quality Forum for the purpose of public reporting of hospital-level readmission rates by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
- US cardiologist workforce from 1995 to 2007: modest growth, lasting geographic maldistribution especially in rural areasSanjay Aneja
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2301-9. 2011..This maldistribution could be addressed through a variety of strategies, including the use of telemedicine and economic incentives...
- National performance on door-in to door-out time among patients transferred for primary percutaneous coronary interventionJeph Herrin
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Arch Intern Med 171:1879-86. 2011..We sought to describe national performance in DIDO time using a new measure developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
- Financial barriers to health care and outcomes after acute myocardial infarctionAli R Rahimi
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
JAMA 297:1063-72. 2007..The prevalence and consequences of financial barriers to health care services and medications are not well documented for patients with an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
- Predictors of hospital readmission after stroke: a systematic reviewJudith H Lichtman
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
Stroke 41:2525-33. 2010....
- Socioeconomic disparities in outcomes after acute myocardial infarctionSusannah M Bernheim
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
Am Heart J 153:313-9. 2007..Patients of low socioeconomic status (SES) have higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Little is known about the underlying mechanisms or the relationship between SES and rehospitalization after AMI...
- Refusal of care by patientsSusannah M Bernheim
JAMA 296:2921; author reply 2923. 2006
- Dual use of Veterans Affairs services and use of recommended ambulatory careJoseph S Ross
HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program and Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
Med Care 46:309-16. 2008..It is not known what effect using care from multiple sources has on the quality of care patients receive...
- Use of recommended ambulatory care services: is the Veterans Affairs quality gap narrowing?Joseph S Ross
HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program and Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10025, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:950-8. 2008....
- Use of preventive care by the working poor in the United StatesJoseph S Ross
Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Prev Med 44:254-9. 2007..Examine the association between poverty and preventive care use among older working adults...