Affiliation: Imperial College
- How dangerous is a day in hospital? A model of adverse events and length of stay for medical inpatientsKatharina Hauck
Imperial College London, Imperial College Business School, South Kensington, London, UK
Med Care 49:1068-75. 2011..This is important information for hospital managers, because they may consider discharging patients earlier to alternative care providers if this is associated with lower risk, but other costs and benefits are similar...
- BMI differences in 1st and 2nd generation immigrants of Asian and European origin to AustraliaKatharina Hauck
Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia
Health Place 17:78-85. 2011..Our results suggest that public health policies targeting the lifestyles of well educated Asian immigrants may be effective in preventing BMI increase in this subgroup...
- Adverse event rates as measures of hospital performanceKatharina Hauck
Business School, Imperial College London, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Health Policy 104:146-54. 2012..We identify hospitals with below or above average performance in comparison to their peers, and show for which types of hospitals risk adjusting makes biggest difference...
- Health dynamics: implications for efficiency and equity in priority settingKatharina Hauck
Healthcare Management Group, Imperial College Business School, London, UK
Value Health 14:387-9. 2011..In addition, the political implications of health dynamics may influence resource allocation decisions, possibly in opposing directions...
- The impact of severe obesity on hospital length of stayKatharina Hauck
Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Med Care 48:335-40. 2010..The excess health care costs caused by obesity are a concern in many countries, yet little is known about the additional resources required to treat obese patients in hospitals...
- Do targets matter? A comparison of English and Welsh National Health prioritiesKatharina Hauck
Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia
Health Econ 16:275-90. 2007..The stronger performance management regime operating in England appears to have contributed to higher levels of performance in the English hospitals over the period...