Joseph S Ross

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Based on key measures, care quality for Medicare enrollees at safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals was almost equal
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale University s School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1739-48. 2012
  2. pmc Promoting transparency in pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06520 8093, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:72-80. 2012
  3. pmc State Medicaid programs did not make use of prior authorization to promote safer prescribing after rosiglitazone warning
    Joseph S Ross
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:188-98. 2012
  4. pmc Publication of NIH funded trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov: cross sectional analysis
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 0520, USA
    BMJ 344:d7292. 2012
  5. pmc Recent trends in chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults in the United States
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:47. 2011
  6. pmc State-sponsored public reporting of hospital quality: results are hard to find and lack uniformity
    Joseph S Ross
    Yale University School, Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2317-22. 2010
  7. pmc Correlation of inpatient and outpatient measures of stroke care quality within veterans health administration hospitals
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
    Stroke 42:2269-75. 2011
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Regional density of cardiologists and rates of mortality for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure
    Vivek T Kulkarni
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:352-9. 2013
  10. pmc Comparison of hospital risk-standardized mortality rates calculated by using in-hospital and 30-day models: an observational study with implications for hospital profiling
    Elizabeth E Drye
    Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:19-26. 2012

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Publications44

  1. pmc Based on key measures, care quality for Medicare enrollees at safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals was almost equal
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale University s School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1739-48. 2012
    ..For heart failure mortality, there was no difference between safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals. These findings suggest that safety-net hospitals are performing better than many would have expected...
  2. pmc Promoting transparency in pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06520 8093, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:72-80. 2012
    ..Minimizing marketing's impact on clinical trial research and strengthening the science will protect medical literature's integrity and the public's health...
  3. pmc State Medicaid programs did not make use of prior authorization to promote safer prescribing after rosiglitazone warning
    Joseph S Ross
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:188-98. 2012
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  4. pmc Publication of NIH funded trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov: cross sectional analysis
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 0520, USA
    BMJ 344:d7292. 2012
    ..To review patterns of publication of clinical trials funded by US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in peer reviewed biomedical journals indexed by Medline...
  5. pmc Recent trends in chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults in the United States
    William W Hung
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:47. 2011
    ..To examine concurrent prevalence trends of chronic disease, impairment and disability among older adults...
  6. pmc State-sponsored public reporting of hospital quality: results are hard to find and lack uniformity
    Joseph S Ross
    Yale University School, Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2317-22. 2010
    ..Information varied considerably from state to state, by health condition and by process and outcome measures reported. We examine the implications of these findings for future state initiatives...
  7. pmc Correlation of inpatient and outpatient measures of stroke care quality within veterans health administration hospitals
    Joseph S Ross
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
    Stroke 42:2269-75. 2011
    ..We examined the correlation between stroke care quality at hospital discharge and within 6 months postdischarge...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Regional density of cardiologists and rates of mortality for acute myocardial infarction and heart failure
    Vivek T Kulkarni
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:352-9. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether patients in regions with fewer cardiologists have worse outcomes after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or heart failure (HF)...
  10. pmc Comparison of hospital risk-standardized mortality rates calculated by using in-hospital and 30-day models: an observational study with implications for hospital profiling
    Elizabeth E Drye
    Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:19-26. 2012
    ..In-hospital mortality measures, which are widely used to assess hospital quality, are not based on a standardized follow-up period and may systematically favor hospitals with shorter lengths of stay (LOSs)...
  11. pmc Cumulative exposure to ionizing radiation from diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac imaging procedures: a population-based analysis
    Jersey Chen
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:702-11. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe radiation exposure from cardiac imaging procedures over time in a general population...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Differences in patient survival after acute myocardial infarction by hospital capability of performing percutaneous coronary intervention: implications for regionalization
    Jersey Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:433-9. 2010
    ..Whether regionalization will improve outcomes depends in part on the magnitude of existing differences in outcomes between PCI and non-PCI hospitals within the same health care region...
  14. doi request reprint Age-based and sex-based disparities in screening colonoscopy use among medicare beneficiaries
    John Gancayco
    Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:630-6. 2013
    ..We assessed the relation between sex, age, and receipt of screening colonoscopy overall and within strata of life expectancy...
  15. 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
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  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical trial evidence supporting FDA approval of novel therapeutic agents, 2005-2012
    Nicholas S Downing
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    JAMA 311:368-77. 2014
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  18. pmc The cost implications of prostate cancer screening in the Medicare population
    Xiaomei Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    Cancer 120:96-102. 2014
    ..Recent debate about prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based testing for prostate cancer screening among older men has rarely considered the cost of screening...
  19. pmc Trends and clinical implications of preoperative breast MRI in Medicare beneficiaries with breast cancer
    Brigid K Killelea
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 141:155-63. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the use of preoperative breast MRI has increased substantially among older women with breast cancer and is associated with an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with bilateral cancer, and more invasive surgery...
  20. pmc Reduction in acute myocardial infarction mortality in the United States: risk-standardized mortality rates from 1995-2006
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Church St, Ste 200, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    JAMA 302:767-73. 2009
    ..However, little has been reported about improvements in hospital short-term mortality rates or reductions in between-hospital variation in short-term mortality rates...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Do imaging studies performed in physician offices increase downstream utilization?: an empiric analysis of cardiac stress testing with imaging
    Jersey Chen
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:630-7. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to compare patterns of downstream testing and procedures after stress testing with imaging performed at physician offices versus at hospital-outpatient facilities..
  25. doi request reprint When choosing statin therapy: the case for generics
    Jonas B Green
    Cedars Sinai Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:229-32. 2013
    ..In this article, we review the evidence supporting the choice of generic statins...
  26. pmc Physician attitudes toward industry: a view across the specialties
    Deborah Korenstein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Campus Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Surg 145:570-7. 2010
    ..To explore attitudes of physicians from all specialties toward gifts from and interactions with the pharmaceutical and medical device industries...
  27. pmc Study of neurontin: titrate to effect, profile of safety (STEPS) trial: a narrative account of a gabapentin seeding trial
    Samuel D Krumholz
    Never Again Consulting LLC, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1100-7. 2011
    ..Seeding trials, clinical studies conducted by pharmaceutical companies for marketing purposes, have rarely been described in detail...
  28. pmc Use of hospital-based acute care among patients recently discharged from the hospital
    Anita A Vashi
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    JAMA 309:364-71. 2013
    ..Emergency department (ED) visits are also a marker of hospital-based acute care following discharge but little is known about ED use during this period...
  29. pmc Advanced access scheduling outcomes: a systematic review
    Katherine D Rose
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1150-9. 2011
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  30. pmc The cost of breast cancer screening in the Medicare population
    Cary P Gross
    Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research COPPER Center, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:220-6. 2013
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  31. pmc Medical school gift restriction policies and physician prescribing of newly marketed psychotropic medications: difference-in-differences analysis
    Marissa King
    Yale University School of Management, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMJ 346:f264. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of attending a medical school with an active policy on restricting gifts from representatives of pharmaceutical and device industries on subsequent prescribing behavior...
  32. pmc Sharing of clinical trial data among trialists: a cross sectional survey
    Vinay Rathi
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 0520, USA
    BMJ 345:e7570. 2012
    ..To investigate clinical trialists' opinions and experiences of sharing of clinical trial data with investigators who are not directly collaborating with the research team...
  33. pmc Assessing the impact of screening colonoscopy on mortality in the medicare population
    Cary P Gross
    Yale School of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1441-9. 2011
    ..We estimated the expected benefits (decreased mortality from CRC) and harms (SC-related mortality) of SC based on sex, age, and comorbidity...
  34. pmc Exposure to low-dose ionizing radiation from medical imaging procedures
    Reza Fazel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:849-57. 2009
    ..The growing use of imaging procedures in the United States has raised concerns about exposure to low-dose ionizing radiation in the general population...
  35. pmc Avoidance of generic competition by Abbott Laboratories' fenofibrate franchise
    Nicholas S Downing
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:724-30. 2012
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  36. pmc Regulatory review of novel therapeutics--comparison of three regulatory agencies
    Nicholas S Downing
    School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:2284-93. 2012
    ..The upcoming reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act focuses on improving the review process for new drug applications at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
  37. pmc Beyond insurance coverage: usual source of care in the treatment of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Data from the 2003-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Erica S Spatz
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 160:115-21. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the association between having a usual source of care (USOC) and receiving medication treatment of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia...
  38. doi request reprint Association of physician specialty and medical therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Leona C Han
    Department Administrative Services Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Department of Urology, Yale University School of Medicine Cancer Outcomes Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center, Yale University Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Division of Urologic Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Med Care 52:128-36. 2014
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  39. pmc What have we learnt from Vioxx?
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208088, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    BMJ 334:120-3. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of blinded peer review on abstract acceptance
    Joseph S Ross
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 295:1675-80. 2006
    ..Peer review should evaluate the merit and quality of abstracts but may be biased by geographic location or institutional prestige. The effectiveness of blinded peer review at reducing bias is unknown...
  41. ncbi request reprint Use of health care services by lower-income and higher-income uninsured adults
    Joseph S Ross
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    JAMA 295:2027-36. 2006
    ..Although the uninsured comprise a range of income levels, little attention has been directed at higher-income uninsured adults and their patterns of care...
  42. pmc Economic evaluation of a comprehensive teenage pregnancy prevention program: pilot program
    Marjorie S Rosenthal
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S280-7. 2009
    ..However, there have been limited data on the costs and cost effectiveness of such programs...
  43. pmc Self-reported and actual beta-blocker prescribing for heart failure patients: physician predictors
    Sanjai Sinha
    Department of Medicine, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e8522. 2009
    ..Beta-blockers reduce mortality among patients with systolic heart failure (HF), yet primary care provider prescription rates remain low...
  44. pmc Brief report: Housestaff adherence to cervical cancer screening recommendations
    Joseph S Ross
    Yale University School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:68-70. 2006
    ..Postgraduate training involves intensive clinical education characterized by long work hours with minimal flexibility. Time demands may be a barrier to obtaining preventive care for housestaff during postgraduate training...