competitive bidding

Summary

Summary: Pricing statements presented by more than one party for the purpose of securing a contract.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Corporate management of quality in employee health plans
    James Maxwell
    JSI Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:27-40. 2003
  2. ncbi Is there life left in non-competes?--Part I. Physician non-compete agreements in contract negotiations
    Sandy Benson
    Sandy S Benson and and Associates, PC, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-9. 2006
  3. ncbi Allocating HIV prevention resources: a tool for state and local decision making
    Anke Richter
    Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, United States
    Health Policy 87:342-9. 2008
  4. ncbi The UNI/CARE perspective. Managing implementations. What we need to do differently
    May Ahdab
    UNI CARE Systems, Inc, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Behav Healthc Tomorrow . 2004
  5. ncbi What to buy for a new practice
    Robert Lowes
    Med Econ 81:46-8. 2004
  6. ncbi Customer service begets team work. Joining sides
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 13:22-5. 2004
  7. ncbi More than just EHR chitchat? Private call to CCHIT from vendors raises concerns
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 36:8-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Guidelines for implementing automation in a hospital laboratory setting--part II
    Sarina Rodriques
    Century City Doctors Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 21:E3. 2007
  9. ncbi Operators are owning up. While hospital management firms say they don't target their clients for acquisition, such deals can make sense once conflicts are addressed
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 33:28-31. 2003
  10. ncbi Democrats condemn government 'meddling' with NIH
    Erika Check
    Nature 425:888. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Mountain Internet Access Project (MIAP)
    MADELINE ROSSY; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. RENOVATION OF PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH ANIMAL CARE RESOURCES
    ROBERT GUERTIN; Fiscal Year: 1993
  3. Library Access Project for Mental Health Professionals
    Carmen Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. CLASSIFICATION OF EARLY ONSET DYSTHMIA
    Daniel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2003
  5. MDD in Adolescents & Young Adults: Pathways & Processes
    Daniel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. REVAMP Follow-Up Study
    Daniel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications163 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Corporate management of quality in employee health plans
    James Maxwell
    JSI Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:27-40. 2003
    ..Companies focus on the customer service dimension while the medical community emphasizes clinical quality...
  2. ncbi Is there life left in non-competes?--Part I. Physician non-compete agreements in contract negotiations
    Sandy Benson
    Sandy S Benson and and Associates, PC, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-9. 2006
  3. ncbi Allocating HIV prevention resources: a tool for state and local decision making
    Anke Richter
    Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, United States
    Health Policy 87:342-9. 2008
    ..By quantifying the impact of policy choices in terms of efficiency, cost, and distribution, the resource allocation tool makes the decision process more transparent and permits more informed choices...
  4. ncbi The UNI/CARE perspective. Managing implementations. What we need to do differently
    May Ahdab
    UNI CARE Systems, Inc, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Behav Healthc Tomorrow . 2004
  5. ncbi What to buy for a new practice
    Robert Lowes
    Med Econ 81:46-8. 2004
  6. ncbi Customer service begets team work. Joining sides
    Robert Neil
    Mater Manag Health Care 13:22-5. 2004
  7. ncbi More than just EHR chitchat? Private call to CCHIT from vendors raises concerns
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 36:8-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Guidelines for implementing automation in a hospital laboratory setting--part II
    Sarina Rodriques
    Century City Doctors Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 21:E3. 2007
    ..In Part II of this manuscript, issues such as cost analyses, business plans, and purchasing decisions are each covered thoroughly...
  9. ncbi Operators are owning up. While hospital management firms say they don't target their clients for acquisition, such deals can make sense once conflicts are addressed
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 33:28-31. 2003
  10. ncbi Democrats condemn government 'meddling' with NIH
    Erika Check
    Nature 425:888. 2003
  11. ncbi Process, priorities, and the strategic plan. How to request new information technology
    Chris Miller
    J AHIMA 74:42-6, 48. 2003
  12. ncbi Office space planning and design for medical practices: Part 3, Implementation, design, and construction
    Richard C Haines
    Medical Design International, 2100 East Exchange Place, Suite 400, Tucker, GA 30084, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 19:19-26. 2003
    ..This article will continue to explore just how a practice goes about that implementation process...
  13. ncbi Request for proposal (RFP) essentials
    Lisa Bichsel
    J Cardiovasc Manag 14:22-4. 2003
  14. ncbi Marching orders. Tricare restructuring, rebidding designed to cut costs, improve quality
    Jeff Tieman
    Mod Healthc 33:52, 54. 2003
  15. ncbi Designing and implementing an effective specialty pharmacy service program
    Thomas J Morrow
    One Health Plan of Georgia, Alpharetta, USA
    Manag Care Interface 16:50-3. 2003
    ..The author describes how to write the request for proposal and begin the decision-making and implementation processes for specialty pharmacy services...
  16. ncbi Comply with HIPAA fast, get it right
    Bill Briggs
    Health Data Manag 12:80, 82, 84. 2004
  17. ncbi Information technology ROI. A CEO's Guide to measuring and evaluating IT's financial effectiveness
    Lee Ann Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 79:45, 47-50, 2. 2005
    ..But experts say there are concrete ways to measure ROI for IT. This gatefold shows how to do it and provides insights from three health care organizations...
  18. ncbi Funding technology: evaluating and exercising the leasing option
    Mark McIntire
    Kaufman Hall and Associates, Inc, Skokie, IL, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:92-8, 100. 2006
    ..A best-practice leasing process involves nine steps progressing from assessing needs and soliciting bids from equipment manufacturers to implementing the lease and providing continuing disclosure...
  19. ncbi Price-fixing allegations. Orthopedic devicemakers targeted
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 36:25. 2006
  20. ncbi IT implementation challenges and solutions. Roundtable discussion
    Leigh Anderson
    Mater Manag Health Care 15:49-59. 2006
  21. ncbi Reap value from your vendor
    Shelley Cohen
    Health Resources Unlimited, Hohenwald, TN, USA
    Nurs Manage 37:18. 2006
  22. ncbi IT proposals competing for attention? Learn how to prioritize
    John Glaser
    Partners HealthCare, Boston, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:92-4, 96. 2006
    ..There will always be more demand for IT projects than an organization can afford or manage...
  23. ncbi How to do an RFP for an EHR
    Howard Larkin
    Med Econ 84:45-6, 50-1. 2007
  24. ncbi Improving the design of competitive bidding in Medicare Advantage
    John H Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:317-47. 2007
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  25. ncbi 10 outsourcing myths that raise your risk
    Robert A Guy
    Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, LLP, Nashville, TN, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:66-72. 2007
    ..By too readily accepting common myths regarding how the arrangements should be structured, hospitals often are deterred from negotiating important contract provisions that would serve their best interests...
  26. ncbi Medicare's use of market competition. An update on the policy and its future impact
    John H Ferman
    Health Policy Alternatives Inc, Washington, DC 20001 3390, USA
    Healthc Exec 22:50, 52-3. 2007
  27. ncbi The request for proposal: a primer
    Jim McCaffree
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:522-3. 2005
  28. ncbi Capitol scan
    Carl Graziano
    CAP Today 19:115-7. 2005
  29. ncbi How to select an electronic health record system
    Kenneth G Adler
    Fam Pract Manag 12:55-62. 2005
  30. ncbi Refining subcontractor safety requirements
    Randy Hancock
    Science Application International Corporation, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA
    Occup Health Saf 74:44, 46, 48. 2005
  31. ncbi Design-build. From the ground up
    Jill Hodges
    Hosp Health Netw 77:17-8. 2003
  32. ncbi Managing contract security
    Linda F Johnson
    Occup Health Saf 71:82-4. 2002
  33. ncbi Medicaid managed care payment methods and capitation rates in 2001
    John Holahan
    Health Policy Research Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:204-18. 2003
    ..The data also show that the growth in Medicaid capitation rates between 1998 and 2001 averaged 18 percent, considerably more than the increase in Medicare+Choice rates...
  34. ncbi Obstacles to employers' pursuit of health care quality
    J Lee Hargraves
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:194-200. 2002
    ..More recent quality initiatives aimed at directly improving local health delivery systems may be limited to specific markets where the largest employers can exert substantial influence...
  35. ncbi Drugmakers quiet in GPO drama. But devicemakers push senate to enact changes
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 32:14-5. 2002
  36. ncbi Unleash innovation in foreign subsidiaries
    J Birkinshaw
    London Business School
    Harv Bus Rev 79:131-7, 166. 2001
    ..As part of the last approach, multinationals also need to create roles for idea brokers who can link entrepreneurs in foreign subsidiaries with other parts of the company...
  37. ncbi Pharmacy benefit management contracting: an assessment from a recent public sector procurement experience
    Jay P Bae
    Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, USA
    J Health Care Finance 29:49-56. 2002
    ..Those who are considering contracting with a PBM will find the assessment of the PBM industry timely and informative...
  38. ncbi Is healthy competition healthy? New evidence of the impact of hospital competition
    Thomas L Gift
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Inquiry 39:45-55. 2002
    ..The medical arms race hypothesis that favors more concentrated hospital markets no longer appears to be valid...
  39. ncbi Competitive bidding for interventional cardiology supplies: lessons learned during round 2
    Kim A Eagle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:384-8. 2002
    ..To assess the magnitude of savings and develop concepts for "best strategies" in reducing costs in the purchasing of high-technology, high-cost materials used in coronary interventions and electrophysiologic treatments...
  40. ncbi The current status of local medicare payment policy: how specialty societies can influence local coverage determinations
    Bibb Allen
    Birmingham Radiological Group, PC, Department of Radiology, Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:727-36. 2008
    ..These changes involve redefining the contractors' jurisdictions, competitive bidding for the contractor selection process, combining the administration of Part A and Part B services, and error ..
  41. ncbi Successful physician-hospital integration in rural areas
    Jeffrey Stensland
    The Center for Health Affairs, Project HOPE, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Med Care 40:908-17. 2002
    During the 1990s hospitals competed to acquire physician practices. Those competitive bidding wars could have pushed the price of practices beyond the value obtained by gaining influence over physicians...
  42. ncbi Are critical pathways and implant standardization programs effective in reducing costs in total knee replacement operations?
    David M Ho
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8883, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:97-100. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of two cost reducing methodologies, establishment of critical clinical pathways, and standardization of implant costs...
  43. ncbi Why employers need to rethink how they buy health care
    Robert S Galvin
    Global Health Care, General Electric Company in Fairfield, and Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1549-53. 2005
    ..Large employers can lead the way for smaller companies, but by not routinely using competitive bidding or integrating quality into their specifications, they have sent mixed messages to both health plans and ..
  44. ncbi Who really wants price competition in Medicare managed care?
    L M Nichols
    Urban Institute, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 19:30-43. 2000
    ..example, the Competitive Pricing Advisory Committee, created by the 1997 Balanced Budget Act (BBA) to bring competitive bidding to Medicare + Choice plans...
  45. ncbi Long-term oxygen therapy
    Kent L Christopher
    Clinical Faculty of the Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Chest 139:430-4. 2011
    ..In the United States, payment cutbacks are occurring as a result of congressionally mandated competitive bidding and capped rental programs. These Medicare programs are discussed...
  46. ncbi Influenza antiviral therapeutics
    Anatoly L Mayburd
    CPA Global, 1900 Duke Street, Alexandria VA, 22314, USA
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 5:64-75. 2010
    ..be useful for automatic search and assessment of technologies for the goals of acquisition, investment and competitive bidding. While not being a substitute for an expert evaluation, it provides an initial assessment suitable for ..
  47. ncbi Ethics in competitive bidding and contracting
    Arthur Schwartz
    National Society of Professional Engineers, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 10:277-82. 2004
  48. ncbi Pro: competitive bidding long overdue for clinical laboratories
    Joseph W Plandowski
    Lakewood Consulting Group, Lake Forest, IL, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 20:E2. 2006
  49. ncbi CMS lab demo meets resistance. Scripps, Sharp and Internist against three-year project
    Gregg Blesch
    Mod Healthc 38:14. 2008
  50. ncbi Lessons for providers from a purchaser's perspective
    R J Bargar
    John Hancock National Transplant Network
    Physician Exec 18:17-20. 1992
    ..This article shares some of the insights from that process that are pertinent to providers of transplant services and to others considering entering this or other forms of specialized contracting...
  51. ncbi Byte the technology bullet
    Cynthia L Dunn
    Bluegrass Orthopaedics, Lexington, KY, USA
    MGMA Connex 5:23-4. 2005
  52. ncbi Managed care and service capacity development in a public mental health system
    E Cohen
    Center for Mental Health Services Research, University of California at Berkeley, 2020 Milvia Street, Suite 405, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 28:63-74. 2000
    ..Gaps in some services still remain. These findings point to important program implementation issues for publicly funded managed care...
  53. ncbi The HSPGs Syndecan and Dallylike bind the receptor phosphatase LAR and exert distinct effects on synaptic development
    Karl G Johnson
    Department of Cell Biology and Program in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neuron 49:517-31. 2006
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  54. ncbi Legal. Sharing the risk
    Mike Colias
    Hosp Health Netw 79:14, 16, 4. 2005
    ..Negotiating IT contracts isn't for the faint of heart. Increasingly, hospitals are demanding that vendors share some of the financial and legal risk in case of product failure or an error...
  55. ncbi HHV-6 A- or B-specific P41 antigens do not reveal virus variant-specific IgG or IgM responses in human serum
    Yunhe Xu
    Department of Virology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
    J Med Virol 66:394-9. 2002
    ..The results indicate that p41 is not an optimal target for HHV-6 serology studies, and that the data obtained with the p41 antigen prepared from infected cells (possibly including also p38) should be interpreted with caution...
  56. ncbi The Part D shuffle. UnitedHealth, Humana lose business
    Rebecca Vesely
    Mod Healthc 37:17. 2007
  57. ncbi Unwelcome advance. Beverly Enterprises rejects unsolicited buyout offer
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 35:17-8. 2005
  58. ncbi Competitive bidding: where do clinical laboratories stand?
    Katharine I Ayres
    Clinical Laboratory Managerment Association CLMA, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 39:60, 47. 2007
  59. ncbi Another bite at the Orange. Third round of bidding for Anaheim Memorial
    Vince Galloro
    Mod Healthc 38:14. 2008
  60. ncbi Bidding battle. Objections grow to CMS' competitive bidding project
    Shawn Rhea
    Mod Healthc 38:12. 2008
  61. ncbi Demonstration projects recognize the value of disease management
    Chris M Kozma
    Strategic Outcomes Services of CareScience, Inc, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Manag Care Interface 15:39-40. 2002
  62. ncbi What is important to continuity in home care?. Perspectives of key stakeholders
    Christel A Woodward
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Soc Sci Med 58:177-92. 2004
    ..Each province takes a somewhat different approach to its delivery. Ontario uses a competitive bidding model to award contracts to community agencies that bid for service delivery rights...
  63. ncbi Is outsourcing a cure for the IT blues?
    Kevin D Lyles
    Manag Care 12:50-1. 2003
  64. ncbi GABAB receptor-mediated presynaptic potentiation of ATP ionotropic receptors in rat midbrain synaptosomes
    R Gomez-Villafuertes
    Departamento de Bioquimica, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense, Av Puerta de Hierro s n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Neuropharmacology 44:311-23. 2003
    ..This potentiatory effect is reduced to 32% in the presence of pertussis toxin. Our data suggest that the activity of P2X receptors is modulated by GABA(B) receptors in midbrain synaptosomes...
  65. ncbi Head of the class. ASHE's certificate program provides knowledge on the fine points of health care construction
    Steve Davis
    Health Facil Manage 16:20-3. 2003
  66. ncbi Purchasing & supply. Race is on to put fairness at top of agenda
    Cathy Hayward
    Health Serv J 113:suppl 14. 2003
  67. pmc 7SK small nuclear RNA directly affects HMGA1 function in transcription regulation
    Sebastian Eilebrecht
    Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique USR3078, 35 route de Chartres, 91440 Bures sur Yvette, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:2057-72. 2011
    ....
  68. ncbi When winning is everything
    Deepak Malhotra
    Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 86:78-86, 129. 2008
    ..Decision makers will be most successful when they focus on winning contests in which they have a real advantage--and take a step back from those in which winning exacts too high a cost...
  69. ncbi 10 proven strategies for reducing equipment costs
    Richard J Henley
    Health Quest, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:78-81. 2005
    ..In negotiating the financing, share your business objectives with a preferred list of financing sources that can be counted on to recommend alternatives in addition to quoting on the specified financing...
  70. ncbi Store-bought lessons
    Bob Kehoe
    Mater Manag Health Care 15:24-30. 2006
  71. ncbi Having it all: national benefit equity and local payment parity in Medicare
    Bryan Dowd
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:208-14. 2002
    ....
  72. pmc Targetable HPMA copolymer-aminohexylgeldanamycin conjugates for prostate cancer therapy
    Mark P Borgman
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pharm Res 26:1407-18. 2009
    ..This study focuses on the synthesis and characterization of N-(2-hydroxypropyl)methacrylamide (HPMA) copolymer-cyclo-RGD (Arg-Gly-Asp) conjugates for delivery of geldanamycin to prostate tumors...
  73. ncbi A nimbler way to process a request for proposal
    Frank Fernandez
    Baptist Health South Florida, Coral Gables, USA
    Mater Manag Health Care 14:26-8. 2005
  74. ncbi Look a gift horse in the mouth. Nassau Health Care settles charges of illegal gifts
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 34:14-5. 2004
  75. ncbi A case study on constructive assessment of bids to a call for tender
    Jytte Brender
    Aalborg University, Institute of Health Science and Technology, and V CHI, DK 9220 Aalborg E, Denmark
    Stud Health Technol Inform 90:527-32. 2002
    ..The present report describes the strategy and approach for the selection process, together with some results and lessons learned, while a parallel paper presents the tools applied...
  76. ncbi Valuing the benefits of a health intervention using three different approaches to contingent valuation: re-treatment of mosquito bed-nets in Nigeria
    Obinna Onwujekwe
    Gates Malaria Partnership, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:67-75. 2004
    ....
  77. ncbi Multidimensional evaluation of a Clinical Information System for anaesthesiology: quality management, usability, and performances
    Marie Catherine Beuscart-Zéphir
    EVALAB, CERIM, Faculte de Medecine, Lille France
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:649-54. 2003
    ..It proved to be very efficient and powerful to support the selection process, to enhance users' involvement in the project, and to initiate the necessary re-engineering of the HCI...
  78. ncbi PACS site visits: when, where, who, and how
    Lara Henshaw Archer
    RCG HealthCare Consulting
    Radiol Manage 28:48-53. 2006
    ..Being prepared and organized will ensure a successful site visit. A detailed questionnaire is provided at the end of the article to help facilitate the process...
  79. ncbi A game of two halves? Incentive incompatibility, starting point bias and the bidding game contingent valuation method
    Paul McNamee
    Health Economics Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Health Econ 19:75-87. 2010
    ..However, average WTP values remained largely unaffected after accounting for both factors in multivariate analyses. The results suggest that the BG method is an acceptable technique in settings where prices for goods are flexible...
  80. ncbi Competitive acquisition program: let the bidding begin
    April Fulton
    AHIP Cover 48:12, 60. 2007
  81. ncbi Analysis of the World Bank's pharmaceutical lending
    Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio
    School of Public Health and Center for Health Outcomes, Policy, and Evaluation Studies HOPES, The Ohio State University, Cunz Hall, 1841 Millkin Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Health Policy 81:102-16. 2007
    ..A total of 365 contracts of PMP for a value of US$ 364.5 million (2001 prices) were awarded. International competitive bidding was the most common procurement method used representing 46.0% of the total PMP contracts amount...
  82. ncbi Financially savvy system implementation: tips you need to know
    Vincent Ciotti
    H I S Professionals, LLC, Sante Fe, N Mex, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:82-4. 2003
  83. ncbi Neuroprotective effects of yokukansan, a traditional Japanese medicine, on glutamate-mediated excitotoxicity in cultured cells
    Z Kawakami
    Tsumura Research Laboratories, Tsumura and Co, Inashiki Gun, Ibaraki, Japan
    Neuroscience 159:1397-407. 2009
    ..These results suggest that TJ-54 may exert a neuroprotective effect against glutamate-induced excitotoxicity not only by amelioration of dysfunction of astrocytes but also by direct protection of neuronal cells...
  84. pmc Drug procurement, the Global Fund and misguided competition policies
    Richard Tren
    Africa Fighting Malaria, Washington, DC, USA
    Malar J 8:305. 2009
    ..to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently began asking some grant recipients to use international competitive bidding processes for certain drug purchases...
  85. ncbi Preparing a business justification for going electronic
    A Orlando Ortiz
    Radiology Department, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA
    Radiol Manage 24:14-21. 2002
    ..It is therefore prudent to monitor the process, make appropriate revisions when necessary and address contingencies as they arise...
  86. ncbi Reforming Medicare: impacts on federal spending and choice of health plans
    Kenneth E Thorpe
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2001
    ..To improve efficiency, most reform proposals would rely on competitive bidding to establish payments to M+C plans...
  87. ncbi Minority business bidding for local government contracts: the complexity of availability
    Ralph L Bangs
    Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 23:247-62. 2007
    ..Another implication is that bidders lists should not be a primary basis for determining MBE availability, since many qualified and interested MBEs do not bid because of perceived barriers in local government...
  88. ncbi Age-related changes in endothelin-1 receptor subtypes in rat heart
    Silvia Del Ry
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Biochemistry, Pisa, Italy
    Exp Aging Res 34:251-66. 2008
    ..These findings indicate an alteration in ET-1 cardiac receptors associated with aging, mainly due to a variation in the receptor subtype distribution...
  89. ncbi The benefits divide: health care purchasing in retail versus other sectors
    James Maxwell
    John Snow, Inc Research and Training Institute, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:224-33. 2002
    ..We found that retail companies are using the same competitive bidding process that other companies use to obtain a given level of coverage for the lowest possible cost...
  90. pmc LRRTMs and neuroligins bind neurexins with a differential code to cooperate in glutamate synapse development
    Tabrez J Siddiqui
    Brain Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:7495-506. 2010
    ..Thus, we propose a synaptic code hypothesis suggesting that neurexins are master regulators of the cooperative activities of LRRTMs and neuroligins...
  91. pmc Rationality, irrationality and escalating behavior in lowest unique bid auctions
    Filippo Radicchi
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute HHMI, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29910. 2012
    ..However, agents participating in these auctions do not optimize their financial gain. Indeed, as long as there are many auction participants, a rational profit optimizing agent would choose not to participate in these auction markets...
  92. ncbi Shelf price agreements: a novel approach to competitive bidding for arrhythmia therapy devices
    Robert K Keast
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0477, USA
    J Cardiovasc Manag 15:12-5. 2004
    ..Historically, competitive bidding with market-share guarantee to a preferred vendor or two initially resulted in moderate cost savings...
  93. ncbi Maximizing construction value through a design competition
    Kurt Kruger
    HBE Corp, St Louis, USA
    Trustee 56:30-1. 2003
  94. ncbi Web-based bidding for open shifts
    Christine Rosner
    Ingalls Memorial Hospital, 1 Ingalls Drive, Harvey, IL 60426, USA
    J Nurs Adm 34:487-9. 2004
  95. ncbi How to ... write a proposal
    Andree le May
    Nurs Times 99:64-5. 2003
  96. ncbi Buildings. Bidding farewell
    Emma Forrest
    Health Serv J 114:34. 2004
  97. ncbi Healthy-living centres. Nipped in the bid
    L Mountford
    Primary Care Programme, King's Fund
    Health Serv J 111:24-5. 2001
    ..Fewer than 100 bids have been approved so far, from more than 1,000 applications. There are concerns about whether the projects will be taken on by primary care trusts once the lottery funding runs out...
  98. ncbi Estimation of the monthly average daily solar radiation using geographic information system and advanced case-based reasoning
    Choongwan Koo
    Department of Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, 120 749, Korea
    Environ Sci Technol 47:4829-39. 2013
    ..Also, it would benefit contractors in a competitive bidding process to accurately estimate the electricity generation of the PV system in advance and to conduct an ..
  99. pmc Inhibition of genistein glucuronidation by bisphenol A in human and rat liver microsomes
    Janis L Coughlin
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Drug Metab Dispos 40:481-5. 2012
    ..These findings are significant because they suggest that BPA is capable of inhibiting the glucuronidation of genistein in vitro, and that the type of inhibition is different between HLM and RLM...
  100. ncbi Enteral formulary management: a cost-effective approach
    Deborah Ellen Boyko Wildish
    ARAMARK Canada Ltd at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, ON
    Can J Diet Pract Res 67:193-8. 2006
    ..b>Competitive bidding practices and policies that scrutinize non-formulary requests and encourage automatic substitution for non-..
  101. ncbi Competitive bidding for health insurance contracts: lessons from the online HMO auctions
    Alok Gupta
    Department of Information and Decision Sciences, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 12:303-22. 2012
    ..As health insurance premiums continue to rise, competitive bidding may be useful in generating stronger price competition and lower premium costs for employers and possibly, ..

Research Grants6

  1. Mountain Internet Access Project (MIAP)
    MADELINE ROSSY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Consultants will be contracted through a competitive bidding process to advise staff, provide training and technical assistance to clinical staff on Web Browsing, ..
  2. RENOVATION OF PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH ANIMAL CARE RESOURCES
    ROBERT GUERTIN; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..drawings are now complete, all permits have been secured, a contractor has been hired through a competitive bidding process, and internal demolition is nearing completion...
  3. Library Access Project for Mental Health Professionals
    Carmen Cruz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Together with the MIS staff and expert consultants to be selected through a competitive bidding process, they will purchase hardware and software, coordinate the installation of fiber optic and ISDI ..
  4. CLASSIFICATION OF EARLY ONSET DYSTHMIA
    Daniel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. MDD in Adolescents & Young Adults: Pathways & Processes
    Daniel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will use latent growth curve modeling to identify distinct groups of developmental trajectories of psychopathology in offspring, and examine grandparental, parental, and familial predictors of these trajectories. ..
  6. REVAMP Follow-Up Study
    Daniel Klein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....