Michael Pine

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Modifying ICD-9-CM coding of secondary diagnoses to improve risk-adjustment of inpatient mortality rates
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, 1210 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:69-81. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Controlling costs without compromising quality: paying hospitals for total knee replacement
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Med Care 48:862-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates Inc, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 297:71-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Combining administrative and clinical data to stratify surgical risk
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Ann Surg 246:875-85. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Adding Laboratory Data to Hospital Claims Data to Improve Risk Adjustment of Inpatient/30-Day Postdischarge Outcomes
    Michael Pine
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, Inc, Chicago, IL
    Am J Med Qual . 2016
  6. doi request reprint The impact of ineffective and inefficient care on the excess costs of elective surgical procedures
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:779-86. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Adverse outcomes in surgery: redefinition of postoperative complications
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 197:479-84. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Control charts to identify adverse outcomes in elective colon resection
    Donald E Fry
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 203:392-6; discussion 396. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Surgical warranties to improve quality and efficiency in elective colon surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Arch Surg 145:647-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Inefficiency as the major driver of excess costs in lung resection
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1418-22. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Modifying ICD-9-CM coding of secondary diagnoses to improve risk-adjustment of inpatient mortality rates
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, 1210 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:69-81. 2009
    ..Data Sources. Claims and abstracted clinical data on patients hospitalized for 5 medical conditions and 3 surgical procedures at 188 Pennsylvania hospitals from July 2000 through June 2003...
  2. doi request reprint Controlling costs without compromising quality: paying hospitals for total knee replacement
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Med Care 48:862-8. 2010
    ..An alternative payment structure, especially for high volume, high cost episodes of care (eg, total knee replacement), is needed to reward high quality care and reduce costs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of claims data to improve risk adjustment of hospital mortality
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates Inc, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 297:71-6. 2007
    ..Risk-adjustment equations used in these analyses must contain sufficient clinical detail to ensure accurate measurements of hospital quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Combining administrative and clinical data to stratify surgical risk
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc, Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Ann Surg 246:875-85. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Adding Laboratory Data to Hospital Claims Data to Improve Risk Adjustment of Inpatient/30-Day Postdischarge Outcomes
    Michael Pine
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, Inc, Chicago, IL
    Am J Med Qual . 2016
    ..The emergence of electronic medical records should make the addition of laboratory variables to administrative data an efficient and practical method to clinically enhance predictive modeling of inpatient outcomes of care...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of ineffective and inefficient care on the excess costs of elective surgical procedures
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:779-86. 2011
    ..The identification of cost-effective hospitals permits objective measurement of excessive surgical costs and development of strategies to improve outcomes and efficiency...
  7. doi request reprint Adverse outcomes in surgery: redefinition of postoperative complications
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 197:479-84. 2009
    ..We propose that excess risk-adjusted, postoperative length of stay (poLOS) is a valid indicator of an adverse outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Control charts to identify adverse outcomes in elective colon resection
    Donald E Fry
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 203:392-6; discussion 396. 2012
    ..Control charts have been proposed for the measurement of quality in surgical care...
  9. doi request reprint Surgical warranties to improve quality and efficiency in elective colon surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Arch Surg 145:647-52. 2010
    ..Uncomplicated surgical care has highly variable costs. High costs of complications have led payers to deny additional payments even for predictable complications...
  10. doi request reprint Inefficiency as the major driver of excess costs in lung resection
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:1418-22. 2011
    ..Risk-adjusted outcomes of surgical care are important for quality and cost assessments. Although cardiac surgery is commonly studied, risk-adjusted analysis of excess costs of lung resection has not been pursued...
  11. doi request reprint Comparative effectiveness and efficiency in peripheral vascular surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 201:363-7; discussion 367-8. 2011
    ..Elective peripheral vascular surgery provides quality outcomes that are of great benefit to patients, but have complications that result in severe morbidity and excessive costs...
  12. doi request reprint Benchmarking hospital outcomes for improvement of care in Medicare elective colon surgery
    Donald E Fry
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, 1 East Wacker Drive 1210, Chicago, IL 60601, USA Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA The Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 212:10-5. 2016
    ..Risk-adjusted outcomes are essential for hospitals to benchmark care improvement...
  13. pmc Risk-adjusted outcomes in Medicare inpatient nephrectomy patients
    Donald E Fry
    aMPA Healthcare Solutions bDepartment of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL cUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM dDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e4784. 2016
    ..This analytic design is applicable for comparing provider performance across a wide array of different inpatient episodes. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Hospital Outcomes in Inpatient Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Medicare Patients
    Donald E Fry
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, Chicago, IL Departments of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..To compare the risk-adjusted outcomes of hospitals in inpatient Medicare laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  15. doi request reprint Risk-Adjusted Hospital Outcomes in Medicare Total Joint Replacement Surgical Procedures
    Donald E Fry
    1MPA Healthcare Solutions, Chicago, Illinois 2Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 3University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 4Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 99:10-18. 2017
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop risk-adjusted models for Medicare inpatient and post-discharge adverse outcomes in elective lower-extremity total joint replacement and to apply these models for hospital comparison...
  16. doi request reprint Hospital Outcomes in Inpatient Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Medicare Patients
    Donald E Fry
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, Chicago, IL Departments of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Ann Surg 265:178-184. 2017
    ..To compare the risk-adjusted outcomes of hospitals in inpatient Medicare laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  17. doi request reprint Medicare post-discharge deaths and readmissions following elective surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 1 East Wacker Drive, 1201, Chicago, IL 60601, USA Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:326-30; discussion 330. 2014
    ..The frequency of 90-day, postdischarge deaths and readmissions in Medicare patients undergoing elective surgical procedures has not been well studied...
  18. doi request reprint Patient characteristics and the occurrence of never events
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Arch Surg 145:148-51. 2010
    ..To determine whether the occurrence of "never events" after major surgical procedures is affected by patient and disease characteristics and by the type of operation performed...
  19. doi request reprint Medicare inpatient and 90-day postdischarge adverse outcomes in carotid artery surgery
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, Il Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM Electronic address
    Surgery 158:1056-62; discussion 1062-4. 2015
    ..Longitudinal, risk-adjusted measurement of outcomes of carotid artery (CA) surgery is necessary for the evaluation of quality performance and for the assessment of strategies of quality improvement...
  20. doi request reprint Composite Measurement of Outcomes in Medicare Inpatient Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, Il Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 221:102-9. 2015
    ..Objective measurement of outcomes in surgical care lack standard definitions, effective and consistent surveillance, and identification of significant postdischarge events...
  21. ncbi request reprint Admission Laboratory Results to Enhance Prediction Models of Postdischarge Outcomes in Cardiac Care
    Michael Pine
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, Inc, Chicago, IL
    Am J Med Qual . 2016
    ..LAB models for the prediction of PD-90 were modestly enhanced over ADM, but negligible benefit was seen for RA-90. A consistent predictor of PD-90 and RA-90 was prolonged length of stay outliers from the index hospitalization...
  22. doi request reprint The appropriate measurement of postdischarge readmissions in Medicare colon surgery
    Donald E Fry
    MPA Healthcare Solutions, Clinical Outcomes Management, 1 East Wacker Drive, 1210, Chicago, IL 60601, USA Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 211:577-82. 2016
    ..Readmissions after inpatient care are being used as a metric for clinical outcomes for surgeons and hospitals, but without standardization of the appropriate postdischarge period...
  23. doi request reprint Prediction models of Medicare 90-day postdischarge deaths, readmissions, and costs in bowel operations
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 1 East Upper Wacker Drive 1210, Chicago, IL 60601, USA Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 209:509-14. 2015
    ..The 90-day postdischarge morbidity and mortality rates following elective and emergent bowel surgery remain poorly defined...
  24. doi request reprint Ninety-day postdischarge outcomes of inpatient elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, Chicago, Il Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM Electronic address
    Surgery 156:931-6. 2014
    ..Little information is available about postdischarge adverse events after laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Linking processes and outcomes to improve surgical performance: a new approach to morbidity and mortality peer review
    Michael Pine
    Michael Pine and Associates, Inc Chicago, Illinois 60615, USA
    Am Surg 72:1115-9; discussion 1126-48. 2006
    ..A simulated scenario is analyzed in detail to illustrate the ability of this technique to correctly determine best practices when other approaches fail to do so...
  26. doi request reprint Virtual partnerships: aligning hospital and surgeon incentives
    Donald E Fry
    Michael Pine and Associates, 5020 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615, USA
    Am J Surg 200:105-10. 2010
    ..A fundamental reorganization will be required if care is to be broadened and sensible economies achieved...
  27. ncbi request reprint Female gender is an independent predictor of operative mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: contemporary analysis of 31 Midwestern hospitals
    Ron Blankstein
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Circulation 112:I323-7. 2005
    ..We attempted to determine whether, all other factors being equal, there is a significant difference in OM between men and women undergoing CABG...