Health Services Research

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Jacqueline S. Zinn and Patrick S. Romano

Impact Factor: 2.781

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 9/71 (Health Policy & Services); 20/89 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 1475-6773


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  1. Research Articles

    1. California's Early Coverage Expansion under the Affordable Care Act: A County-Level Analysis

      Benjamin D. Sommers, Kao-Ping Chua, Genevieve M. Kenney, Sharon K. Long and Stacey McMorrow

      Article first published online: 6 OCT 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12397

    2. Appropriateness of Prostate Cancer Imaging among Veterans in a Delivery System without Incentives for Overutilization

      Danil V. Makarov, Elaine Y. C. Hu, Dawn Walter, R. Scott Braithwaite, Scott Sherman, Heather T. Gold, Xiao-Hua Andrew Zhou, Cary P. Gross and Steven B. Zeliadt

      Article first published online: 30 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12395

    3. The Quality of Surgical and Pneumonia Care in Minority-Serving and Racially Integrated Hospitals

      Darrell J. Gaskin, Hossein Zare, Adil H. Haider and Thomas A. LaVeist

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12394

    4. The Influence of Respondent Characteristics on the Validity of Self-Reported Survey Responses

      Barbara Guerard, Vincent Omachonu, Raymond A. Harvey, S. Robert Hernandez and Bisakha Sen

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12356

  2. Research Briefs

    1. Hospitals Known for Nursing Excellence Associated with Better Hospital Experience for Patients

      Amy Witkoski Stimpfel, Douglas M. Sloane, Matthew D. McHugh and Linda H. Aiken

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12357

  3. Research Articles

    1. Evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines Based on Their Association with Return to Work in Administrative Claims Data

      Eric T. Roberts, Eva H. DuGoff, Sara E. Heins, David I. Swedler, Renan C. Castillo, Dorianne R. Feldman, Stephen T. Wegener, Vladimir Canudas-Romo and Gerard F. Anderson

      Article first published online: 14 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12360

  4. Methods Corner

  5. Research Articles

    1. Patient Preferences for Features of Health Care Delivery Systems: A Discrete Choice Experiment

      Axel C. Mühlbacher, Susanne Bethge, Shelby D. Reed and Kevin A. Schulman

      Article first published online: 10 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12345

  6. Research Briefs

    1. Financial Strain and Medication Adherence among Diabetes Patients in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System: The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE)

      Courtney R. Lyles, Hilary K. Seligman, Melissa M. Parker, Howard H. Moffet, Nancy Adler, Dean Schillinger, John D. Piette and Andrew J. Karter

      Article first published online: 9 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12346

  7. Research Articles

    1. Office-Based Tools and Primary Care Visit Communication, Length, and Preventive Service Delivery

      Jennifer Elston Lafata, L. Aubree Shay, Richard Brown and Richard L. Street

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12348

    2. Community Discharge of Nursing Home Residents: The Role of Facility Characteristics

      Amanda A. Holup, Zachary D. Gassoumis, Kathleen H. Wilber and Kathryn Hyer

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12340

    3. Comparing the Cost of Caring for Medicare Beneficiaries in Federally Funded Health Centers to Other Care Settings

      Dana B. Mukamel, Laura M. White, Robert S. Nocon, Elbert S. Huang, Ravi Sharma, Leiyu Shi and Quyen Ngo-Metzger

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12339

    4. The Association between High-Deductible Health Plan Transition and Contraception and Birth Rates

      Amy J. Graves, Katy B. Kozhimannil, Ken P. Kleinman and J. Frank Wharam

      Article first published online: 29 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12326

    5. The Role of Patient Factors, Cancer Characteristics, and Treatment Patterns in the Cost of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries with Breast Cancer

      Xiao Xu, Jeph Herrin, Pamela R. Soulos, Avantika Saraf, Kenneth B. Roberts, Brigid K. Killelea, Shi-Yi Wang, Jessica B. Long, Rong Wang, Xiaomei Ma and Cary P. Gross

      Article first published online: 29 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12328

    6. Availability of New Medicaid Patient Appointments and the Role of Rural Health Clinics

      Michael R. Richards, Brendan Saloner, Genevieve M. Kenney, Karin V. Rhodes and Daniel Polsky

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12334

    7. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Capitated Patient Navigation Program for Medicare Beneficiaries with Lung Cancer

      Ya-Chen Tina Shih, Chun-Ru Chien, Rocio Moguel, Mike Hernandez, Richard A. Hajek and Lovell A. Jones

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12333

    8. Assessing Community Quality of Health Care

      Jeph Herrin, Kevin Kenward, Maulik S. Joshi, Anne-Marie J. Audet and Stephen J. Hines

      Article first published online: 11 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12322

  8. Research Briefs

  9. Research Articles

    1. Sorting Out the Health Risk in California's State-Based Marketplace

      Andrew B. Bindman, Denis Hulett, Todd P. Gilmer and John Bertko

      Article first published online: 9 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12320

    2. Initial Impacts of the Patient Care Networks of Alabama Initiative

      Janet M. Bronstein, Michael A. Morrisey, Bisakha Sen, Sally Engler and Wilson K. Smith

      Article first published online: 9 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12319

  10. Methods Articles

    1. Estimating True Resource Costs of Outpatient Care for Medicare Beneficiaries: Standardized Costs versus Medicare Payments and Charges

      John T. Schousboe, Misti L. Paudel, Brent C. Taylor, Allyson M. Kats, Beth A. Virnig, Kristine E. Ensrud and Bryan E. Dowd

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12318

  11. Research Articles

    1. Community-Level Quality Improvement and the Patient Experience for Chronic Illness Care

      Megan McHugh, Jillian B. Harvey, Raymond Kang, Yunfeng Shi and Dennis P. Scanlon

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12315

  12. Research Briefs

    1. The Role of Outcome Forecasts in Patients' Treatment Decisions—Evidence from a Survey Experiment on Knee Replacement Surgery

      Iris Kesternich, Francis G. Caro, Alison S. Gottlieb, Susanne Hoffmann and Joachim K. Winter

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12311

  13. Research Articles

    1. Observing versus Predicting: Initial Patterns of Filling Predict Long-Term Adherence More Accurately Than High-Dimensional Modeling Techniques

      Jessica M. Franklin, William H. Shrank, Joyce Lii, Alexis K. Krumme, Olga S. Matlin, Troyen A. Brennan and Niteesh K. Choudhry

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12310

    2. Measurement Error in Public Health Insurance Reporting in the American Community Survey: Evidence from Record Linkage

      Michel H. Boudreaux, Kathleen Thiede Call, Joanna Turner, Brett Fried and Brett O'Hara

      Article first published online: 12 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12308

    3. Accelerating Improvement and Narrowing Gaps: Trends in Patients' Experiences with Hospital Care Reflected in HCAHPS Public Reporting

      Marc N. Elliott, Christopher W. Cohea, William G. Lehrman, Elizabeth H. Goldstein, Paul D. Cleary, Laura A. Giordano, Megan K. Beckett and Alan M. Zaslavsky

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12305

    4. Dual-System Use and Intermediate Health Outcomes among Veterans Enrolled in Medicare Advantage Plans

      Alicia L. Cooper, Lan Jiang, Jean Yoon, Mary E. Charlton, Ira B. Wilson, Vincent Mor, Kenneth W. Kizer and Amal N. Trivedi

      Article first published online: 6 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12303

  14. Research Briefs

    1. Sustained Reduction in Health Disparities Achieved through Targeted Quality Improvement: One-Year Follow-up on a Three-Year Intervention

      Ran D. Balicer, Moshe Hoshen, Chandra Cohen-Stavi, Sivan Shohat-Spitzer, Calanit Kay, Haim Bitterman, Nicky Lieberman, Orit Jacobson and Efrat Shadmi

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12300

  15. Methods Article

  16. Methods Brief

    1. Measuring Prices in Health Care Markets Using Commercial Claims Data

      Hannah T. Neprash, Jacob Wallace, Michael E. Chernew and J. Michael McWilliams

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12304

  17. Research Briefs

  18. Research Articles

    1. Do Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Quality and Patient Experience within Medicare Plans Generalize across Measures and Racial/Ethnic Groups?

      Robert Weech-Maldonado, Marc N. Elliott, John L. Adams, Amelia M. Haviland, David J. Klein, Katrin Hambarsoomian, Carol Edwards, Jacob W. Dembosky and Sarah Gaillot

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12297

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