Joseph S Ross

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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Publications52

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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)...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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..
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Usual source of care and outcomes following acute myocardial infarction
    Erica S Spatz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:862-9. 2014
    ..The quality of the relationship between a patient and their usual source of care may impact outcomes, especially after an acute clinical event requiring regular follow-up...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
  21. 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...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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)...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. pmc Physician clinical management strategies and reasoning: a cross-sectional survey using clinical vignettes of eight common medical admissions
    Kristofer L Smith
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, P, O, Box 208093, 06520 New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:176. 2014
    ..Our objective was to examine the likelihood of selecting, and rationale for pursuing, clinical management strategies with more or less guideline support among physicians using clinical vignettes of eight common medical admissions...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Guest authorship and ghostwriting in publications related to rofecoxib: a case study of industry documents from rofecoxib litigation
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    JAMA 299:1800-12. 2008
    ..Recent litigation related to rofecoxib provided a unique opportunity to examine guest authorship and ghostwriting, practices that have been suspected in biomedical publication but for which there is little documentation...
  40. ncbi request reprint The ADVANTAGE seeding trial: a review of internal documents
    Kevin P Hill
    McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:251-8. 2008
    ..Seeding trials, clinical studies conducted by pharmaceutical companies that are designed to seem as if they answer a scientific question but primarily fulfill marketing objectives, have not been described in detail...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceutical company payments to physicians: early experiences with disclosure laws in Vermont and Minnesota
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    JAMA 297:1216-23. 2007
    ..Recent legislation in 5 states and the District of Columbia mandated state disclosure of payments made to physicians by pharmaceutical companies. In 2 of these states, Vermont and Minnesota, payment disclosures are publicly available...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Refusal of care by patients
    Susannah M Bernheim
    JAMA 296:2921; author reply 2923. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Certificate of need regulation and cardiac catheterization appropriateness after acute myocardial infarction
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circulation 115:1012-9. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine whether rates of appropriate cardiac catheterization after admission for acute myocardial infarction varied between states with and without CON regulation of cardiac catheterization...
  46. ncbi request reprint Insurance coverage and care of patients with non ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Joseph S Ross
    Ann Intern Med 147:212; author reply 212. 2007
  47. 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
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Is P4P really FFS?
    Walter P Wodchis
    Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:1797-9. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure outcomes at specialty cardiac hospitals
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circulation 116:2280-7. 2007
    ..Outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and congestive heart failure (CHF) at specialty cardiac hospitals are uncertain...
  50. ncbi request reprint What is different about the market for health care?
    David A Wells
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:2785-7. 2007
  51. doi request reprint Updated estimates of pharmaceutical company payments to physicians in Vermont
    Joseph S Ross
    JAMA 300:1998-2000. 2008
  52. pmc Use of preventive care by elderly male veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration, Medicare fee-for-service, and Medicare HMO plans
    Salomeh Keyhani
    Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Targeted Research Enhancement Program, James J Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2179-85. 2007
    ..We compared use of preventive care among veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) plans, and Medicare health maintenance organizations (HMOs)...