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: 2.291

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 13/67 (Health Policy & Services); 22/83 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 1475-6773


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  1. Research Articles

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      Community Factors and Hospital Readmission Rates

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

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12177

  2. Methods Articles

    1. A Randomized, Controlled Pragmatic Trial of Telephonic Medication Therapy Management to Reduce Hospitalization in Home Health Patients

      Alan J. Zillich, Margie E. Snyder, Caitlin K. Frail, Julie L. Lewis, Donny Deshotels, Patrick Dunham, Heather A. Jaynes and Jason M. Sutherland

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12176

  3. Research Articles

    1. Examining the Association between Utilization Management and Downstream Cardiovascular Imaging

      Abiy Agiro, Gosia Sylwestrzak, Christiane Shah, Thomas Power and Andrea DeVries

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12175

  4. Research Brief

  5. Research Articles

    1. Hospital and Geographic Variability in Thirty-Day All-Cause Mortality Following Colorectal Cancer Surgery

      Mario Schootman, Min Lian, Sandi L. Pruitt, Anjali D. Deshpande, Samantha Hendren, Matthew Mutch, Donna B. Jeffe and Nicholas Davidson

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12171a

  6. Methods Articles

    1. Incident User Cohorts for Assessing Medication Cost-Offsets

      Bruce Stuart, F. Ellen Loh, Pamela Roberto and Laura Miller

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12170

  7. Research Articles

    1. Physician Practice Participation in Accountable Care Organizations: The Emergence of the Unicorn

      Stephen M. Shortell, Sean R. McClellan, Patricia P. Ramsay, Lawrence P. Casalino, Andrew M. Ryan and Kennon R. Copeland

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12167

    2. Disparities in Quality of Care among Publicly Insured Adults with Schizophrenia in Four Large U.S. States, 2002–2008

      Marcela Horvitz-Lennon, Rita Volya, Julie M. Donohue, Judith R. Lave, Bradley D. Stein and Sharon-Lise T. Normand

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12162

    3. Characterization of Adverse Events Detected in a Large Health Care Delivery System Using an Enhanced Global Trigger Tool over a Five-Year Interval

      Donald A. Kennerly, Rustam Kudyakov, Briget da Graca, Margaret Saldaña, Jan Compton, David Nicewander and Richard Gilder

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12163

    4. The Association between Long-Term Care Setting and Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations among Older Dual Eligibles

      Andrea Wysocki, Robert L. Kane, Ezra Golberstein, Bryan Dowd, Terry Lum and Tetyana Shippee

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12168

    5. The Impact of Tiered Physician Networks on Patient Choices

      Anna D. Sinaiko and Meredith B. Rosenthal

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12165

    6. Template Matching for Auditing Hospital Cost and Quality

      Jeffrey H. Silber, Paul R. Rosenbaum, Richard N. Ross, Justin M. Ludwig, Wei Wang, Bijan A. Niknam, Nabanita Mukherjee, Philip A. Saynisch, Orit Even-Shoshan, Rachel R. Kelz and Lee A. Fleisher

      Article first published online: 3 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12156

    7. The Burden of Inappropriate Emergency Department Pediatric Visits: Why Italy Needs an Urgent Reform

      Alessio Vedovetto, Nicola Soriani, Emanuela Merlo and Dario Gregori

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12161

    8. Health Literacy, Cognitive Ability, and Functional Health Status among Older Adults

      Marina Serper, Rachel E. Patzer, Laura M. Curtis, Samuel G. Smith, Rachel O'Conor, David W. Baker and Michael S. Wolf

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12154

    9. Concurrent and Lagged Effects of Registered Nurse Turnover and Staffing on Unit-Acquired Pressure Ulcers

      Shin Hye Park, Diane K. Boyle, Sandra Bergquist-Beringer, Vincent S. Staggs and Nancy E. Dunton

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12158

    10. The Effects of Express Lane Eligibility on Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment among Children

      Fredric Blavin, Genevieve M. Kenney and Michael Huntress

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12157

  8. Methods Brief

    1. The Effect of Response Scale, Administration Mode, and Format on Responses to the CAHPS Clinician and Group Survey

      Keith M. Drake, J. Lee Hargraves, Stephanie Lloyd, Patricia M. Gallagher and Paul D. Cleary

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12160

  9. Research Articles

    1. Using Computer-Extracted Data from Electronic Health Records to Measure the Quality of Adolescent Well-Care

      William Gardner, Suzanne Morton, Sepheen C. Byron, Aldo Tinoco, Benjamin D. Canan, Karen Leonhart, Vivian Kong and Sarah Hudson Scholle

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12159

  10. Methods Articles

  11. Research Articles

    1. Surgical Quality Is More Than Volume: The Association between Changing Urologists and Complications for Patients with Localized Prostate Cancer

      Eva H. DuGoff, Justin E. Bekelman, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Katrina Armstrong and Craig Evan Pollack

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12148

  12. Discussion/Commentary

  13. Methods Articles

    1. Estimation of Standardized Hospital Costs from Medicare Claims That Reflect Resource Requirements for Care: Impact for Cohort Studies Linked to Medicare Claims

      John T. Schousboe, Misti L. Paudel, Brent C. Taylor, Lih-Wen Mau, Beth A. Virnig, Kristine E. Ensrud and Bryan E. Dowd

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12151

  14. Research Articles

    1. The Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Potential Unintended Consequences for Hospitals Serving Vulnerable Populations

      Qian Gu, Lane Koenig, Jennifer Faerberg, Caroline Rossi Steinberg, Christopher Vaz and Mary P. Wheatley

      Article first published online: 13 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12150

    2. Characteristics and Performance of Minority-Serving Dialysis Facilities

      Yoshio N. Hall, Ping Xu, Glenn M. Chertow and Jonathan Himmelfarb

      Article first published online: 20 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12144

    3. Are Dual Eligibles Admitted to Poorer Quality Skilled Nursing Facilities?

      Momotazur Rahman, David C. Grabowski, Pedro L. Gozalo, Kali S. Thomas and Vincent Mor

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12142

    4. Factors Associated with Prolonged Observation Services Stays and the Impact of Long Stays on Patient Cost

      Jason M. Hockenberry, Ryan Mutter, Marguerite Barrett, Judy Parlato and Michael A. Ross

      Article first published online: 18 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12143

    5. Insurer Market Structure and Variation in Commercial Health Care Spending

      Michael R. McKellar, Sivia Naimer, Mary B. Landrum, Teresa B. Gibson, Amitabh Chandra and Michael Chernew

      Article first published online: 5 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12131

    6. “Which Box Should I Check?”: Examining Standard Check Box Approaches to Measuring Race and Ethnicity

      Abbey Eisenhower, Karen Suyemoto, Fernanda Lucchese and Katia Canenguez

      Article first published online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12132

    7. Equity in Access to Health Care Services in Italy

      Valeria Glorioso and S. V. Subramanian

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12128

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      Efficiency of U.S. Dialysis Centers: An Updated Examination of Facility Characteristics That Influence Production of Dialysis Treatments

      Sanatan Shreay, Martin Ma, Jill McCluskey, Ron C. Mittelhammer, Matthew Gitlin and J. Mark Stephens

      Article first published online: 18 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12127


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