J S Weissman
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Market forces and unsponsored research in academic health centersJ S Weissman
Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
JAMA 281:1093-8. 1999....
- Hospital readmissions and quality of careJ S Weissman
Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
Med Care 37:490-501. 1999..Readmission rates are often proposed as markers for quality of care. However, a consistent link between readmissions and quality has not been established...
- Relationship between market competition and the activities and attitudes of medical school facultyE G Campbell
Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
JAMA 278:222-6. 1997..However, the relationship between health care market competitiveness and the activities and attitudes of medical school faculty has not been established...
- Residents' preferences and preparation for caring for underserved populationsJ S Weissman
The Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Urban Health 78:535-49. 2001..01). This study demonstrates the need to expose graduate trainees to underserved populations and suggests a continuing role of minorities, women, and noncitizen physicians in caring for low-income populations...
- Academic health centers on the front lines: survival strategies in highly competitive marketsD Blumenthal
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
Acad Med 74:1038-49. 1999..The authors summarize the outstanding lessons that all AHCs can learn from the experiences of the AHCs studied, although adding that AHCs in other parts of the country should use caution in looking to the West Coast AHCs for answers...
- Quality of care by race and gender for congestive heart failure and pneumoniaJ Z Ayanian
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Med Care 37:1260-9. 1999..Variations in the rates of major procedures by race and gender are well described, but few studies have assessed the quality of care by race and gender for basic hospital services...
- The effect of patients' preferences on racial differences in access to renal transplantationJ Z Ayanian
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 341:1661-9. 1999..In the United States, black patients undergo renal transplantation less often than white patients, but few studies have directly assessed the association between race and patients' preferences with respect to transplantation...
- Preparedness for clinical practice: reports of graduating residents at academic health centersD Blumenthal
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
JAMA 286:1027-34. 2001..Medical educators are seeking improved measures to assess the clinical competency of residents as they complete their graduate medical education...
- Unmet health needs of uninsured adults in the United StatesJ Z Ayanian
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 284:2061-9. 2000..In 1998, 33 million US adults aged 18 to 64 years lacked health insurance. Determining the unmet health needs of this population may aid efforts to improve access to care...
- Status of clinical research in academic health centers: views from the research leadershipE G Campbell
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
JAMA 286:800-6. 2001..Few formal data have been gathered about the nature and extent of the problems facing clinical research or the effects of remedies undertaken by AHCs...
- Understanding the relationship between market competition and students' ratings of the managed care content of their undergraduate medical educationE G Campbell
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Acad Med 76:51-9. 2001..More research is needed to confirm graduating students' perceptions of the inadequacy of their instruction in CCAs related to managed care, particularly once they have gained experience treating patients in managed care environments...