Andrew J Epstein

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of report cards on referral patterns to cardiac surgeons
    Andrew J Epstein
    Yale University, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Health Econ 29:718-31. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in the use of high-volume hospitals and surgeons
    Andrew J Epstein
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 145:179-86. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' views of Medicare Part D
    Andrew J Epstein
    School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College St, Rm 301, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:SP5-13. 2008
  4. pmc Volume-based referral for cardiovascular procedures in the United States: a cross-sectional regression analysis
    Andrew J Epstein
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:42. 2005
  5. doi request reprint The formation and evolution of physician treatment styles: an application to cesarean sections
    Andrew J Epstein
    Yale University, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, 3rd Floor, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, United States
    J Health Econ 28:1126-40. 2009
  6. pmc Hospital coronary artery bypass graft surgery volume and patient mortality, 1998-2000
    Saif S Rathore
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg 239:110-7. 2004
  7. pmc Influence of patient race on physician prescribing decisions: a randomized on-line experiment
    Saif S Rathore
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1183-91. 2009
  8. pmc Regionalization of ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes care: putting a national policy in proper perspective
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1346-9. 2006
  9. pmc Association of door-to-balloon time and mortality in patients admitted to hospital with ST elevation myocardial infarction: national cohort study
    Saif S Rathore
    Yale University School of Medicine, 367 Cedar Street, 316 ESH, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    BMJ 338:b1807. 2009
  10. pmc Regionalization of care for acute coronary syndromes: more evidence is needed
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    JAMA 293:1383-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Effects of report cards on referral patterns to cardiac surgeons
    Andrew J Epstein
    Yale University, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Health Econ 29:718-31. 2010
    ..Future report card efforts might benefit from incorporating the quality signals contained in referral patterns...
  2. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in the use of high-volume hospitals and surgeons
    Andrew J Epstein
    Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 145:179-86. 2010
    ..To examine racial/ethnic differences in the use of high-volume hospitals and surgeons for 10 surgical procedures with documented associations between volume and mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' views of Medicare Part D
    Andrew J Epstein
    School of Public Health, Yale University, 60 College St, Rm 301, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:SP5-13. 2008
    ..To examine physicians' attitudes about the impact of Medicare Part D and how it varied among seniors, particularly Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible enrollees...
  4. pmc Volume-based referral for cardiovascular procedures in the United States: a cross-sectional regression analysis
    Andrew J Epstein
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:42. 2005
    ..In addition to hospital risk-adjusted mortality standards, the Leapfrog Group recommends annual hospital procedure minimums of 450 for CABG and 400 for PCI to reduce procedure-associated mortality...
  5. doi request reprint The formation and evolution of physician treatment styles: an application to cesarean sections
    Andrew J Epstein
    Yale University, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Administration, 60 College Street, 3rd Floor, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, United States
    J Health Econ 28:1126-40. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that physicians are not likely to converge over time to a community standard; thus, within-market variation in treatment styles is likely to persist...
  6. pmc Hospital coronary artery bypass graft surgery volume and patient mortality, 1998-2000
    Saif S Rathore
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg 239:110-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the association between annual hospital coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery volume and in-hospital mortality...
  7. pmc Influence of patient race on physician prescribing decisions: a randomized on-line experiment
    Saif S Rathore
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1183-91. 2009
    ..Prior research reports black patients have lower medication use for hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, and diabetes...
  8. pmc Regionalization of ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes care: putting a national policy in proper perspective
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1346-9. 2006
    ..Clearer evidence of the benefits and discussion of potential harms are needed before adopting a national STEMI regionalization policy...
  9. pmc Association of door-to-balloon time and mortality in patients admitted to hospital with ST elevation myocardial infarction: national cohort study
    Saif S Rathore
    Yale University School of Medicine, 367 Cedar Street, 316 ESH, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    BMJ 338:b1807. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Regionalization of care for acute coronary syndromes: more evidence is needed
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    JAMA 293:1383-7. 2005
  11. pmc Variations in the use of an innovative technology by payer: the case of drug-eluting stents
    Andrew J Epstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Med Care 50:1-9. 2012
    ..Payer-related factors that differ between hospitals and/or differential treatment inside hospitals might explain any overall differences by payer type...
  12. pmc Variation in emergency department wait times for children by race/ethnicity and payment source
    Christine Y Park
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale University School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:2022-39. 2009
    ..To quantify the variation in emergency department (ED) wait times by patient race/ethnicity and payment source, and to divide the overall association into between- and within-hospital components...
  13. doi request reprint How do you deliver a good obstetrician? Outcome-based evaluation of medical education
    David A Asch
    Dr Asch is a physician, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Professor, Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr Nicholson is professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts Dr Srinivas is assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr Herrin is assistant professor of cardiology, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, and senior statistician, Health Research and Educational Trust, Chicago, Illinois Dr Epstein is health science specialist, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and research associate professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Acad Med 89:24-6. 2014
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  14. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction at urban safety-net hospitals
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:238-48. 2007
    ..We examine the implications of these findings for the millions of vulnerable Americans who rely on safety-net hospitals for their care...
  15. pmc The effect of market reform on racial differences in hospital mortality
    Kevin G M Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1198-202. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Do cardiac surgery report cards reduce mortality? Assessing the evidence
    Andrew J Epstein
    University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:403-26. 2006
    ..Future research should expand the number of states and years covered and exploit the variation in institutional features to improve our understanding of the relationship between report cards and outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in cardiovascular procedure outcomes: turn down the volume
    John S Rumsfeld
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:425-6. 2006
  18. pmc The effects of price competition and reduced subsidies for uncompensated care on hospital mortality
    Kevin G M Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1056-77. 2005
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  19. pmc Hospital percutaneous coronary intervention volume and patient mortality, 1998 to 2000: does the evidence support current procedure volume minimums?
    Andrew J Epstein
    Department of Health Care Systems, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1755-62. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) hospital percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) volume minimum recommendations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass surgery, hospital volume, and risk
    Andrew J Epstein
    Circulation 108:e6-7; author reply e6-7. 2003