Susannah M Bernheim

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Who is missing from the measures? Trends in the proportion and treatment of patients potentially excluded from publicly reported quality measures
    Susannah M Bernheim
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am Heart J 160:943-950.e1-5. 2010
  2. pmc Influence of patients' socioeconomic status on clinical management decisions: a qualitative study
    Susannah 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
  3. pmc 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 release
    Susannah 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
  4. pmc Relationship between hospital readmission and mortality rates for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia
    Harlan 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
  5. pmc Hospital readmission performance and patterns of readmission: retrospective cohort study of Medicare admissions
    Kumar Dharmarajan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, Box 93, PH 10 203, New York, NY 10032, USA
    BMJ 347:f6571. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Regional associations between Medicare Advantage penetration and administrative claims-based measures of hospital outcomes
    Vivek T Kulkarni
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Med Care 50:406-9. 2012
  7. pmc Diagnoses and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia
    Kumar Dharmarajan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    JAMA 309:355-63. 2013
  8. pmc Skilled nursing facility referral and hospital readmission rates after heart failure or myocardial infarction
    Jersey 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
  9. pmc National patterns of risk-standardized mortality and readmission after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia: update on publicly reported outcomes measures based on the 2013 release
    Lisa G Suter
    Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, 1 Church Street, Suite 200, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:1333-40. 2014
  10. doi request reprint An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failure
    Patricia 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

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  1. pmc Who is missing from the measures? Trends in the proportion and treatment of patients potentially excluded from publicly reported quality measures
    Susannah 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...
  2. pmc Influence of patients' socioeconomic status on clinical management decisions: a qualitative study
    Susannah 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...
  3. pmc 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 release
    Susannah 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...
  4. pmc Relationship between hospital readmission and mortality rates for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, or pneumonia
    Harlan 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...
  5. pmc Hospital readmission performance and patterns of readmission: retrospective cohort study of Medicare admissions
    Kumar Dharmarajan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, Box 93, PH 10 203, New York, NY 10032, USA
    BMJ 347:f6571. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Regional associations between Medicare Advantage penetration and administrative claims-based measures of hospital outcomes
    Vivek 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...
  7. pmc Diagnoses and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia
    Kumar Dharmarajan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    JAMA 309:355-63. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Skilled nursing facility referral and hospital readmission rates after heart failure or myocardial infarction
    Jersey 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
    ....
  9. pmc National patterns of risk-standardized mortality and readmission after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia: update on publicly reported outcomes measures based on the 2013 release
    Lisa G Suter
    Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, 1 Church Street, Suite 200, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:1333-40. 2014
    ..Current publicly reported data do not focus on variation in national results or annual changes...
  10. doi request reprint An administrative claims measure suitable for profiling hospital performance on the basis of 30-day all-cause readmission rates among patients with heart failure
    Patricia 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...
  11. doi request reprint An administrative claims measure of payments made for Medicare patients for a 30-day episode of care for acute myocardial infarction
    Nancy Kim
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Physician Associate Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Cipher Health, New York, NY Section of Cardiovascular Medicine Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Administration, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 53:542-9. 2015
    ..Under contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, we developed a method for profiling hospitals by 30-day episode-of-care costs (payments for Medicare beneficiaries) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  12. doi request reprint Payments for acute myocardial infarction episodes-of-care initiated at hospitals with and without interventional capabilities
    Gal Ben-Josef
    From the Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital and Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA G B, Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation L S O, C W, J S R, J P C, N K, H M K, S M B, Yale University School of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine J S R, N K, S M B, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine J P C, H M K, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program H M K, S M B, J S R, New Haven, CT University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Chapel Hill S B S and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston S J S
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:882-8. 2014
    ..However, higher rates of transfers and postacute care procedures may result in higher costs for episodes-of-care initiated at non-PCI hospitals...
  13. pmc US cardiologist workforce from 1995 to 2007: modest growth, lasting geographic maldistribution especially in rural areas
    Sanjay 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...
  14. pmc National performance on door-in to door-out time among patients transferred for primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jeph 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Financial barriers to health care and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    Ali 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)...
  16. doi request reprint Improvements in the distribution of hospital performance for the care of patients with acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia, 2006-2011
    Sudhakar V Nuti
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 53:485-91. 2015
    ..Medicare hospital core process measures have improved over time, but little is known about how the distribution of performance across hospitals has changed, particularly among the lowest performing hospitals...
  17. pmc Predictors of hospital readmission after stroke: a systematic review
    Judith H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Stroke 41:2525-33. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Place of residence and outcomes of patients with heart failure: analysis from the telemonitoring to improve heart failure outcomes trial
    Behnood Bikdeli
    From the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, CT B B, B W, H B, J S R, X X, S I C, S M B, H M K Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine B B, H M K, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine J S R, S I C, S M B, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences X X, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine H M K, J S R, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Saint Luke s Mid America Heart Institute University of Missouri Kansas City J A S Department of Medicine, Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA P K L Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA P K L and Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT H M K, J S R
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:749-56. 2014
    ..We do not know whether neighborhood SES has a primary effect or is a marker for individual SES...
  19. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disparities in outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
    Susannah 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...
  20. doi request reprint Development of a Hospital Outcome Measure Intended for Use With Electronic Health Records: 30-Day Risk-standardized Mortality After Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT American Heart Association, Quality and Health IT Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Med Care 53:818-26. 2015
    ..However, current performance measures using EHRs are lacking...
  21. doi request reprint Dual use of Veterans Affairs services and use of recommended ambulatory care
    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 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Refusal of care by patients
    Susannah M Bernheim
    JAMA 296:2921; author reply 2923. 2006
  23. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  24. pmc Use of preventive care by the working poor in the United States
    Joseph 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...