hospital economics

Summary

Summary: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.

Top Publications

  1. doi The wisdom and justice of not paying for "preventable complications"
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 299:2197-9. 2008
  2. ncbi Comparison of change in quality of care between safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    JAMA 299:2180-7. 2008
  3. ncbi Hospital complications: linking payment reduction to preventability
    Richard E Averill
    Clinical and Economic Research, 3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:283-5. 2009
  4. ncbi The effects of regulation, competition, and ownership on mortality rates among hospital inpatients
    S M Shortell
    Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Evanston, IL 60208
    N Engl J Med 318:1100-7. 1988
  5. ncbi Hospital financial condition and operational decisions related to the quality of hospital care
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:148-68. 2007
  6. ncbi Public reporting and pay-for-performance: safety-net hospital executives' concerns and policy suggestions
    L Elizabeth Goldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Inquiry 44:137-45. 2007
  7. ncbi Who's in charge of your growth agenda?
    Kevin C Nolan
    Navigant Consulting s Healthcare Practice, Washington, DC, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:120-2. 2006
  8. ncbi Hospital financial performance trends to watch
    Thomas M Schuhmann
    Cost Report Data Resources, LLC, Louisville, KY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:59-66. 2008
  9. ncbi A review of data on the U.S. health sector: fall 2004
    Ida Hellander
    Int J Health Serv 35:265-89. 2005
  10. ncbi Impact of Medicare's prospective payment system on hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home health agencies: how the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 may have altered service patterns for Medicare providers
    Robert R Kulesher
    Department of Health Services and Information Management, School of Allied Health Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:198-205. 2006

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  1. doi The wisdom and justice of not paying for "preventable complications"
    Peter J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 299:2197-9. 2008
  2. ncbi Comparison of change in quality of care between safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals
    Rachel M Werner
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    JAMA 299:2180-7. 2008
    ..As such, some have expressed concern that these incentives have the potential to worsen existing disparities among hospitals...
  3. ncbi Hospital complications: linking payment reduction to preventability
    Richard E Averill
    Clinical and Economic Research, 3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:283-5. 2009
    ..The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy of denying payment for certain in-hospital complications should be modified, given that complications are not always preventable...
  4. ncbi The effects of regulation, competition, and ownership on mortality rates among hospital inpatients
    S M Shortell
    Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Evanston, IL 60208
    N Engl J Med 318:1100-7. 1988
    ..They suggest that it is important to incorporate quality-assurance procedures and systems to monitor patients' outcomes into public and private programs designed to contain costs or promote competition, or both...
  5. ncbi Hospital financial condition and operational decisions related to the quality of hospital care
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:148-68. 2007
    ..Given the findings of earlier studies, these results suggest that poor outcomes may in part result from deterioration in supporting infrastructure and organizational processes...
  6. ncbi Public reporting and pay-for-performance: safety-net hospital executives' concerns and policy suggestions
    L Elizabeth Goldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Inquiry 44:137-45. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Who's in charge of your growth agenda?
    Kevin C Nolan
    Navigant Consulting s Healthcare Practice, Washington, DC, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:120-2. 2006
  8. ncbi Hospital financial performance trends to watch
    Thomas M Schuhmann
    Cost Report Data Resources, LLC, Louisville, KY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:59-66. 2008
    ..Rural hospitals generally exhibit better financial performance than urban hospitals. Nonteaching hospitals show more desirable operating margins than teaching hospitals...
  9. ncbi A review of data on the U.S. health sector: fall 2004
    Ida Hellander
    Int J Health Serv 35:265-89. 2005
    ..The article concludes with some useful sources of information on single-payer, universal health care...
  10. ncbi Impact of Medicare's prospective payment system on hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home health agencies: how the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 may have altered service patterns for Medicare providers
    Robert R Kulesher
    Department of Health Services and Information Management, School of Allied Health Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:198-205. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Hospitals adjust to life with MS-DRGs, but impact on bottom line still unclear
    Jennifer Lubell
    Mod Healthc 38:32-3. 2008
  12. ncbi The right moves for success with Medicare
    Garri L Garrison
    3M Health Information Systems, Atlanta, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:60-9. 2008
    ..Implement a concurrent documentation program. Focus on length of stay. Get ready for RACs. Take charge of charge capture. Prevent coding duplication. Conduct a pricing review. Validate payment reconciliation processes...
  13. ncbi Steps toward an automated scorecard system
    Mark Johnson
    IDX Systems Corporation, Burlington, VT, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:84-8, 90. 2006
    ..Essential considerations for implementing an automated scorecard system are: Clear metrics. Ownership and accountability for all metrics. Rapid feedback on performance. Collaboration. An open information culture...
  14. ncbi Teaming up for medical necessity compliance
    Linda Bosenbark
    3M Health Information Systems Consulting Services Atlanta, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:60-2, 64. 2006
    ..Augmenting software compliance tools with human expertise in compliance and internal education programs to reduce errors over time before they reach the billing department...
  15. ncbi Health insurance, the uninsured, and hospitals: collision course
    Emily Friedman
    Boston University, School of Public Health, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 21:3-15. 2005
    ..The question is whether American hospitals have the will and the ability to stave off an impending disaster...
  16. ncbi A fresh start for the revenue cycle
    Carole J Bolster
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:66-70, 72. 2005
    ..Although revenue cycle leaders face many of the same challenges they have dealt with in the past, technology is enabling them to work far more efficiently. Staff education boosts performance, and new training techniques use technology...
  17. ncbi The utilization of activity-based cost accounting in hospitals
    Dennis Emmett
    Marshall University, Lewis College of Business, South Charleston, WV 25303, USA
    J Hosp Mark Public Relations 15:79-89. 2005
    ..Education needs to ensure that all healthcare executives are cognizant of activity-based accounting and its importance in determining costs. Only by determining costs can hospitals strive to contain them...
  18. ncbi Effect of cuts in Medicare reimbursement on process and outcome of care for acute myocardial infarction patients
    Kevin G Volpp
    Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 112:2268-75. 2005
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  19. ncbi To tips for survival under MS-DRGs
    Ernest Glad
    Cortell International, Dallas, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:52-4, 56. 2008
    ..By viewing MS-DRGs as an opportunity rather than a threat, hospital finance managers can employ techniques to help their organizations succeed under the new science of cost intelligence...
  20. ncbi Assessing the financial effect of Medicare payment on rural hospitals: does the source of data change the results?
    Li Wu Chen
    Rural Policy Brief 10:1-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this exploratory research is to test the assumption that MCR data yield a valid indicator of changes in hospital financial well-being...
  21. ncbi Succeeding under MS-DRGs
    Renee Leary
    Vineyard Point Associates, LLC, Guilford, CT, USA
    Revenue-cycle Strateg 4:1-3, 8. 2007
  22. ncbi MedPAC puts on the pressure. Panel wants hospitals to shift from capital spending
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 36:8-9. 2006
  23. ncbi [Diagnosis-related patient groups]
    Adam Kozierkiewicz
    Były pracownik IInstytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego w Krakowie, obecnie Europejski Bank Inwestycyjny w Luksemburgu
    Kardiol Pol 66:708-10; discussion 711. 2008
  24. ncbi Public reporting and pay for performance in hospital quality improvement
    Peter K Lindenauer
    Division of Healthcare Quality, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:486-96. 2007
    ..Public reporting and pay for performance are intended to accelerate improvements in hospital care, yet little is known about the benefits of these methods of providing incentives for improving care...
  25. ncbi Medicare margins trending downward
    Thomas M Schuhmann
    Cost Report Data Resources, LLC, Louisville, KY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:30-2. 2007
    ..During the same period, these hospitals' total operating margins have remained negative. Only net income percentages for the nation's short-term acute care hospitals have remained positive during this time...
  26. ncbi Your communication strategy for effective receivables management
    Rozanne Andersen
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:1-4. 2007
  27. ncbi Understanding the financial impact of MS-DRGs
    K C Mitchell
    3M Consulting Services, 3M Health Information Systems, Inc, Atlanta, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:56-8. 2007
    ..Determine which product lines will be most affected. Develop action plans to proactively manage the resulting changes in revenue...
  28. ncbi 'Short on solutions' N.J. report mostly offers analysis of what's wrong
    Cinda Becker
    Mod Healthc 38:8-9. 2008
  29. ncbi Major trends affecting hospital payment
    Martin J D'Cruz
    St Vincent Health, Indianapolis, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:52-8, 60. 2008
    ..Contract performance modeling. Shift in volume and cost risk to hospitals. Consumer-directed health plans, price transparency, and pay for performance. Health plan consolidation. Value-driven health care...
  30. ncbi The RAC program: are you ready?
    Francine Machisko
    Health Division, Noblis, Norcross, GA, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:96-8, 100-1. 2008
    ..Create compliance assessment tools and programs and conduct internal assessment. Develop and implement a corrective action plan based on findings from internal reviews...
  31. ncbi Pharma on the hot seat
    Nicole Huberfeld
    University of Kentucky College of Law, USA
    J Health Law 40:241-65. 2007
    ..Without more stringent self-regulation, this intense interest in the pharmaceutical industry may result in a regulatory push that establishes unanticipated and cumbersome measures for the industry...
  32. ncbi How hospitals can prepare for the new MS-DRGs
    Haydn Bush
    Hosp Health Netw 82:5 p following 44. 2008
    ..The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is rolling out the most significant payment changes to Medicare since 1983. Here's what it means for hospitals...
  33. doi Hospitals as multiproduct firms: issues of scale and scope, supply and demand
    Ann Hendricks
    Med Care 46:458-9. 2008
  34. ncbi Snapshot of hospital quality reporting and pay-for-performance under Medicare
    Charles N Kahn
    Federation of American Hospitals, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:148-62. 2006
    ..Initially, hospitals' financial gains and losses likely will be marginal using the Premier demonstration payment rules and somewhat larger under the MedPAC recommendations as modeled...
  35. ncbi Data envelopment analysis comparison of hospital efficiency and quality
    Preethy Nayar
    Health Services Research and Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    J Med Syst 32:193-9. 2008
    ..The results have policy implications in view of growing concern that hospitals may be improving their efficiency at the expense of quality...
  36. ncbi How Medicare changes will affect your cardiovascular service line
    Nancy A Lyle
    Triad Consulting Group, Inc, Portland, OR, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:86-94, 96. 2007
    ..Suggested methodologies include: Evaluating the impact of changes to DRG weights and payment. Evaluating the impact of cost-based payment. Evaluating product offerings using a portfolio model...
  37. ncbi Banking on technology
    Carole J Bolster
    HFMA, Westchester, IL, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:50-2. 2007
    ..New technology is being used by banks to help providers improve their revenue cycle through: Digital lockbox service. Remote deposit. Web-based payment. Automated payment processing at the point of service...
  38. ncbi Seasoning your compliance plan with PEPPER. How to read PEPPER data on payment errors
    Lou Ann Wiedemann
    J AHIMA 78:44-9. 2007
  39. ncbi The impact of payer-specific hospital case mix on hospital costs and revenues for third-party patients
    Keon Hyung Lee
    Health Services Administration Program, Department of Health Professions, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando 32816 2205, USA
    J Med Syst 31:1-7. 2007
    ..Over time, the differences in coefficients for CMIs in hospital revenue and cost models for third-party patients have become smaller and smaller although those differences are statistically insignificant...
  40. ncbi Pay for performance at the tipping point
    Arnold M Epstein
    N Engl J Med 356:515-7. 2007
  41. ncbi Hospitals finding new ways to boost volume
    Lola Butcher
    Health Care Strateg Manage 25:4-5. 2007
  42. ncbi The impact of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 on Medicare in the USA: the fallout continues
    Patrick A Rivers
    Graduate School of Health Administration and Policy, College of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 15:249-54. 2002
    ..This article provides an update and examines the impacts of the Balanced Budget Act on health providers and medical education. The authors also discuss the implications of these impacts for further policy adjustment...
  43. ncbi Medicare payment monitoring systems: 20 questions
    Billy K Richburg
    Innovative Managed Care Systems, Ltd, Dallas, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:40-2. 2004
  44. ncbi Components of Medicare reimbursement
    William Malatestinic
    U S Medical Division, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN 46285, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:S3-7. 2003
    ..Medicare is one of the largest health insurance providers in the United States. A basic understanding of the Medicare system will provide valuable insights into Medicare reimbursement and the influence it has on a hospital's bottom line...
  45. ncbi Finance. Stars and gripes
    Stephen P Dunn
    Institute of Health Policy Studies, California University, San Francisco, USA
    Health Serv J 114:41-2. 2004
  46. ncbi Attributing inpatient medicare costs to diabetes among the Texas elderly
    Roy R McCandless
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1958-63. 2002
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  47. ncbi The time for action is now
    Ronald R Long
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:14. 2002
  48. ncbi Hospitals' reimbursement woes continue with 2004 OPPS
    Kate Traynor
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:2536, 2538, 2540. 2003
  49. ncbi The medicare drug bill. What's in it for fee-for-service providers?
    John H Ferman
    Health Policy Alternatives, Inc, Washington, DC 2001 1536, USA
    Healthc Exec 18:64-5. 2003
  50. ncbi The drive for quality care in US nursing homes in the era of the prospective payment system
    Carmel M Hughes
    School of Pharmacy, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Drugs Aging 19:623-31. 2002
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Court decision requires multiple DSH cost report adjustments
    Kim H Roeder
    Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy, LLP, Atlanta, USA
    GHA Today 48:3. 2004
  53. ncbi Are for-profit hospital conversions harmful to patients and to Medicare?
    Gabriel Picone
    University of South Florida, USA
    Rand J Econ 33:507-23. 2002
    ..Thereafter, the decline in quality is much lower. A similar decline in quality is not observed after hospitals switch from for-profit to government or private nonprofit status...
  54. ncbi Hospital patient safety incidents account for $6 billion in extra costs annually
    Deborah Levenson
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 15:1-2, 6-7. 2004
  55. ncbi Outlier changes might shock you
    Alan L Broude
    Hosp Health Netw 76:10, 12. 2002
  56. ncbi New kid in town
    Gwyn Davidson
    Navigant Consulting Inc, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 60:44-6, 48. 2006
    ..Analyzing the ways in which state payer APC policies vary from Medicare to anticipate the impact of these systems on their hospitals' operations and financial condition...
  57. ncbi Is it resources, habit or both: interpreting twenty years of hospital strategic response to prospective payment
    Edward R Balotsky
    Saint Joseph s University, Haub School of Business, Department of Management, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 30:337-46. 2005
    ..Service strategy favors high technology regardless of prospective payment diffusion, an institutional theory perspective. Strategic implications are discussed...
  58. ncbi Interventional nephrology in a federal hospital: economics of health care
    Tushar J Vachharajani
    Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101, USA
    Semin Dial 19:421-4. 2006
    ..Increasing awareness of this procedural aspect of nephrology benefits not only the patients, but also helps ease the financial burden of ever-escalating health care costs...
  59. ncbi Connecting the Centrimag Levitronix pump to Berlin Heart Excor cannulae; a new approach to bridge to bridge
    Alexander P W M Maat
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Gravendijkwal 230 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:112-5. 2008
    ..The use of a Levitronix Centrimag centrifugal pump, connected to Berlin Heart Excor cannulae, seems an attractive and logic combination, both in terms of patient safety and of hospital economics.
  60. ncbi Foundation Trusts: economics in the 'postmodern hospital'
    David Newbold
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    J Nurs Manag 13:439-47. 2005
    ..Although there is a literature on hospital economics it is unclear how these innovative providers will behave, if they have to compete for scarce resources with ..
  61. ncbi Pediatric urinary tract infections: an analysis of hospitalizations, charges, and costs in the USA
    John David Spencer
    Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:2469-75. 2010
    ..A retrospective analysis of patient demographics and hospital economics was performed on children less than 18 years of age admitted with a UTI between 2000 and 2006 using the ..
  62. ncbi Blending hospital economics with quality of care: a case study
    Martin Kleckner
    La Costa Group, LLC, Carlsbad, Calif, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 58:64-8, 70. 2004
    ..However, by looking at the patient management costs incurred relative to clinical outcomes as the patient progresses through diagnosis and treatment, healthcare organizations can evaluate a technology's economic value...
  63. ncbi Measuring collections effort improves cash performance
    Joe Shutts
    National Patient Account Services, Louisville, KY, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 63:100-2, 104, 106. 2009
    ..Having a satisfied work force can lead to an improved collections effort. Hiring the right people and training them ensures employee engagement. Measuring collections effort and offering incentives is key to revenue cycle success...
  64. ncbi A team approach to cost containment
    Jeni Williams
    HFMA, Westchester, IL, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:50-6, 58. 2008
    ..Adding clinicians to your materials management and finance teams. Helping physicians understand the cost profiles of the products they are using and their impact on cost of care. Being patient while securing buy-in...
  65. pmc Do health insurers possess monopsony power in the hospital services industry?
    Laurie J Bates
    Department of Economics, Bryant University, Smithfield 02917, RI, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 8:1-11. 2008
    ..That is, metropolitan hospitals offer increased services when the buyer-side of the hospitals services market is more highly concentrated...
  66. ncbi Short-term effect of antibiotic control policy on the usage patterns and cost of antimicrobials, mortality, nosocomial infection rates and antibacterial resistance
    Bilgin Arda
    Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    J Infect 55:41-8. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi Keeping hospitals healthy: focus centers translate into greater net revenue
    William R Pratt
    Department of Economics and Finance, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburgh, USA
    Hosp Top 86:13-19. 2008
    ..To conduct the analysis, the author examined 20 randomly selected multihospital systems. The results of this study support the premise that focus centers contribute to greater net revenue for hospitals...
  68. ncbi A FAIR way to reduce uncompensated care
    Bert Zimmerli
    Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 64:92-7. 2010
    ..The redesigned process ensured clear and timely application of the organization's charity care policies. Results included an 11 percent decrease in bad-debt expense and a 40 percent increase in charity care approved...
  69. pmc Hospital economics of primary total knee arthroplasty at a teaching hospital
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:87-94. 2011
    ..Many hospitals are unable to deliver TKA with profitable or breakeven economics under the current Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) hospital reimbursement system...
  70. ncbi [Changing concepts and reforming health care system to target "zero tolerance" nosocomial infection]
    Bi Jie Hu
    Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 46:708-9. 2007
  71. ncbi Chief medical clinic manager of a university OB/GYN clinic--an innovative job description as management response for increase of profitability, quality of care, and physicians' freedom of action
    Volker R Jacobs
    Universitatsfrauenklinik, Universitat zu Koln, Germany
    Onkologie 33:331-6. 2010
    ..specialist in the clinical field with practical experience in patient care and leadership as well as in hospital economics and quality control...
  72. ncbi Test finds infections faster, cuts stays
    Nancy Torner
    Mater Manag Health Care 16:36-8. 2007
  73. ncbi [Relevance of hospitals participating in the DRG calculation for the development of the G-DRG system]
    B G Volkmer
    Urologische Universitätsklinik, Universitat Ulm, Prittwitzstrasse 43, 89075 Ulm, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:866-72, 874. 2008
    ..Therefore, the DRGs will be only as good as the cost data offered. These hospitals must be interested in offering perfect data, since this is the only option to optimize the DRG system...
  74. ncbi How reliable are hospital efficiency estimates? Exploiting the dual to homothetic production
    S T Folland
    Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
    Health Econ 10:683-98. 2001
    ..Demonstrations find little or no efficiency differences between these paired groups: non-profit vs for-profit; teaching vs non-teaching; urban vs rural; high percent of Medicare reliant vs low percent; and chain vs independent hospitals...
  75. ncbi Rising interest? Higher borrowing costs for healthcare providers
    Paul Barr
    Mod Healthc 35:14-5. 2005
  76. ncbi California's hospitals
    Gerald F Kominski
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:300. 2002
  77. ncbi Centralized triage for multiple intensive care units: the central intensivist physician
    Mark Romig
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:343-5. 2010
    ..care services has led to inefficiencies in allocation of critical care resources with potential impacts on hospital economics and patient outcomes...
  78. pmc Incorporating health care quality into health antitrust law
    Helen Schneider
    Nicholas C, Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:89. 2008
    ..The study separately examines the effect of competition on non-profit hospitals...
  79. ncbi Postacute transfer payment: how often are hospitals being underpaid?
    Anthony J Scarcelli
    IMA Consulting, Chadds Ford, PA, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 61:116-8, 120, 122. 2007
    ....
  80. doi Payment to hospitals for hospital-acquired conditions prohibited by CMS in 2008
    Stacey Ober
    J Infus Nurs 31:136, 138. 2008
  81. ncbi Mississippi muddle. Hospitals, docs divided on plan to fund shortfalls
    Jean DerGurahian
    Mod Healthc 38:17. 2008
  82. ncbi A charity case. Hospitals must learn how to tell their fiscal story
    Ralph Lawson
    Baptist Health South Florida, Coral Gables, USA
    Mod Healthc 38:25. 2008
  83. pmc Payment reduction and Medicare private fee-for-service plans
    Austin B Frakt
    VA Boston Healthcare System and BU School of Public Health, MA 02130, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:15-24. 2009
    ..We find that small reductions in payment rates would reduce PFFS participation and enrollment; if Congress reduces payments to traditional FFS levels it would cause the vast majority (85 percent) of PFFS plans to exit the market...
  84. ncbi Medicare reimbursement for destination therapy
    Guido Van Nooten
    Artif Organs 28:526-8. 2004
  85. ncbi Cost savings associated with US hospital palliative care consultation programs
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1070, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1783-90. 2008
    ..Hospital palliative care consultation teams have been shown to improve care for adults with serious illness. This study examined the effect of palliative care teams on hospital costs...
  86. ncbi The long view: how the financial downturn will change health care
    Keith Moore
    McManis Consulting, Greenwood Village, Colo, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 63:56-65. 2009
    ..As the realignment occurs and the new financing order sorts itself out, healthcare organizations are not likely to receive the favorable treatment they had in the past...
  87. ncbi Good news, bad news. Hospitals' net profit margin up, operating margin down
    Melanie Evans
    Mod Healthc 34:8-9. 2004
  88. ncbi Assessing the challenges for 2005
    Dorothy Seleski
    L A Care Health Plan, 555 W Fifth Street, Los Angeles, California 91344, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 20:332. 2005
  89. ncbi Legal, policy, and practical perspectives on hospital discounting and collection policies for uninsured and underinsured patients: a primer for board members and managers
    Lawrence W Vernaglia
    Health Law Practice Group of Hinckley, Allen and Snyder LLP, Boston, MA, USA
    J Health Care Finance 31:40-59. 2005
    ..The legal and reimbursement consequences of any course of action must, however, be assessed by hospitals and their advisors...
  90. ncbi [Teleradiology: economic research analysis of CT investigations in a small hospital]
    C Plathow
    Abteilung Radiologie, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg
    Rofo 177:1016-26. 2005
    ..Szenario (2): External consultation of an internal CT examination (teleradiology according to ROV). Scenario (3): Complete in-house radiology department. To evaluate economic aspects of teleradiology service providers...
  91. ncbi An eruption at North Hawaii. Layoffs, C-suite upheaval has donors closing wallets
    Rebecca Vesely
    Mod Healthc 38:12-3. 2008
  92. ncbi Hospitals and the uninsured: one hemorrhage at a time, please
    William A Pully
    North Carolina Hospital Association, Cary, NC, USA
    N C Med J 67:200-1. 2006
  93. ncbi Bariatric surgery may become a self-pay service
    Susan J Alt
    Health Care Strateg Manage 21:1, 12-9. 2003
  94. ncbi Publicly funded medical savings accounts: expenditure and distributional impacts in Ontario, Canada
    Jeremiah Hurley
    Department of Economics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Health Econ 17:1129-51. 2008
    ..MSAs, however, are also predicted to have unavoidable negative distributional consequences with respect to both public expenditures and out-of-pocket spending...
  95. ncbi A review of data on the U.S. health sector Fall 2002
    Ida Hellander
    Physicians for a National Health Program, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:173-92. 2003
    ..The author then provides updates on Congressional activity and the results of polls on matters of health, and some data on health care systems elsewhere in the world...
  96. ncbi Managing medical necessity and notification denials
    Olakunle Olaniyan
    Case Management Covenants LLC, Columbia, MD, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 63:62-7. 2009
    ..Hospitals should take a strategic approach to denials management. Some key areas to monitor are: Prior authorization/notification. Concurrent review. The appeals process...
  97. pmc Developing financial benchmarks for critical access hospitals
    George H Pink
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 30:55-69. 2009
    ..The probability of performing better than benchmark differed among peer groups...
  98. ncbi Surviving the RAC how to take back the take-backs
    John A Orsini
    Catholic Healthcare West, Phoenix, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 62:66-9. 2008
    ..File appeals. Track RAC chart requests and overpayment determinations by DRG. Monitor appeal filings and status. Identify opportunities for improving clinical documentation...
  99. ncbi Equip us to care. Buying power
    Victoria Hoban
    Nurs Times 99:40-1. 2003
  100. ncbi [The balanced scorecard. "Tool or toy" in hospitals]
    A Brinkmann
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie, Klinikum der Universität Ulm
    Anaesthesist 52:947-56. 2003
    ..Finally it gives the opportunity to involve all employees in the original development, communication and execution of a balanced scorecard approach...
  101. ncbi Effect of the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act on the bottom line
    Anne T Jarrett
    Wake Forest University Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:S10-3. 2006
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Research Grants24

  1. Medical Emergency Team Calls in Radiology: In-Patient Characteristics and Outcom
    Lora K Ott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in today's healthcare environment, and impacts not only patient safety and improved outcomes, but hospital economics and medical litigation...
  2. Impact of resident work hour rules on errors and quality
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will be central to any future efforts to reduce errors in teaching hospitals through resident work hour reform. ..
  3. Financial incentives for smoking cessation
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM
    Jack Zwanziger; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. DEVELOPMENT OF CASE RATES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    Christopher Tompkins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The result could inform State agencies or other payers that may contemplate moving from a fee-for-service payment system toward managed-care models. ..
  6. Patient-Oriented Research in Aging
    Albert Siu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement Policy
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Safety Net Hospitals and Minority Access to Health Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is important for policy makers, the public, and the health industry to know what this might mean for access to care if the loss of financial support results in further safety net contraction. ..
  9. Oregon's Parity Law: Comprehensive Parity in Today's Healthcare Environment
    KENNETH MCCONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our proposed research will provide insight about the tradeoffs between expanding coverage for mental health and substance abuse disorders and the total cost of care. ..
  10. Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home Quality
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
  11. Financial incentives for smoking cessation
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Pain Management and Functional Recovery in Older Adults
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will examine the impact of this generalizable intervention on pain levels, lower extremity performance, functional status, health related quality of life, and utilization. ..
  13. NIA DEVELOPMENT AWARD PAIN AND DELIRIUM IN HIP FRACTURE
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dr. Morrison will engage in a number of educational activities in order to enhance his research and statistical analysis skills. ..
  14. GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Hospital Nurses' Working Conditions and Patient Outcomes
    Jack Needleman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  16. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
  17. The 3 Cohort Study of Hip Fracture Functional Outcomes
    Albert Siu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The methodologies we propose to develop and test has wide applicability to other clinical problems of aging where functional status is an important outcome and mortality is also high. ..
  18. Adolescent Primary Care Adoption of Substance Use SBI
    Christopher Tompkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Infection Risk of Urinary Collection Strategies
    Sanjay Saint; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since approximately 40% of elderly Americans will enter a nursing home at some point, identification of those at risk of infection could have considerable health, quality of life, and economic consequences. ..
  20. Hospital Finances and the Quality of Hospital Care
    Gloria Bazzoli; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..does public policy that affects hospital payments, especially the 1997 Balanced Budget Act and its revisions, influence hospital decisions about quality-related resources and processes and the care their patients receive? ..
  21. The Precursors and Impacts of Psychiatric Facility Closure
    ANOUK GRUBAUGH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In contrast, private facility closure occurs when the facility is no longer financially viable and thus may or may not be a function of the quality and quantity of alternatives in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. The Impact of Public Reporting on the Quality of Post-Acute Care
    RACHEL WERNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This will be the first rigorous analysis to inform the policy debate on the benefits and risks of public reporting in the post-acute care sector. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..