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: 2.491

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 13/70 (Health Policy & Services); 27/86 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 1475-6773


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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Methods Article

  5. 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

  6. Research Briefs

  7. 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

    2. Where You Live Matters: Quality and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Schizophrenia Care in Four State Medicaid Programs

      Marcela Horvitz-Lennon, Rita Volya, Rachel Garfield, Julie M. Donohue, Judith R. Lave and Sharon-Lise T. Normand

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12296

  8. Methods Brief

    1. Imputing Missing Race/Ethnicity in Pediatric Electronic Health Records: Reducing Bias with Use of U.S. Census Location and Surname Data

      Robert W. Grundmeier, Lihai Song, Mark J. Ramos, Alexander G. Fiks, Marc N. Elliott, Allen Fremont, Wilson Pace, Richard C. Wasserman and Russell Localio

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12295

  9. Methods Articles

  10. Research Articles

    1. Is Self-Referral Associated with Higher Quality Care?

      Craig Evan Pollack, Afshin Rastegar, Nancy L. Keating, John L. Adams, Maria Pisu and Katherine L. Kahn

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12289

    2. Do Experiences with Medicare Managed Care Vary According to the Proportion of Same-Race/Ethnicity/Language Individuals Enrolled in One's Contract?

      Rebecca Anhang Price, Amelia M. Haviland, Katrin Hambarsoomian, Jacob W. Dembosky, Sarah Gaillot, Robert Weech-Maldonado, Malcolm V. Williams and Marc N. Elliott

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12292

    3. The Impact of a Tiered Network on Hospital Choice

      Matthew B. Frank, John Hsu, Mary Beth Landrum and Michael E. Chernew

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12291

    4. Regional Growth in Medicare Spending, 1992–2010

      Camille Chicklis, Thomas MaCurdy, Jay Bhattacharya, Jason Shafrin, Sajid Zaidi and Daniel Rogers

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12287

    5. Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Their Intended Effects on Outpatient Surgery

      Brent K. Hollenbeck, Rodney L. Dunn, Anne M. Suskind, Seth A. Strope, Yun Zhang and John M. Hollingsworth

      Article first published online: 22 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12278

    6. Identifying Predictors of Longitudinal Decline in the Level of Medical Care Received by Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

      Jacqueline Casillas, Kevin C. Oeffinger, Melissa M. Hudson, Mark L. Greenberg, Mark W. Yeazel, Kirsten K. Ness, Tara O. Henderson, Leslie L. Robison, Gregory T. Armstrong, Qi Liu, Wendy Leisenring, Yutaka Yasui and Paul C. Nathan

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12282

  11. Methods Articles

    1. Control Outcomes and Exposures for Improving Internal Validity of Nonrandomized Studies

      Stacie B. Dusetzina, M. Alan Brookhart and Matthew L. Maciejewski

      Article first published online: 19 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12279

  12. Research Articles

    1. Quality of Disease Management and Risk of Mortality in English Primary Care Practices

      Mark Dusheiko, Hugh Gravelle, Stephen Martin and Peter C. Smith

      Article first published online: 19 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12283

  13. Research Briefs

    1. Assessing Diabetes Care Disparities with Ambulatory Care Quality Measures

      Jennifer M. Joseph, Pamela Jo Johnson, Douglas R. Wholey and Mary L. Frederick

      Article first published online: 18 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12277

  14. Methods Articles

  15. Methods Corner

  16. Research Articles

    1. Identifying Possible False Matches in Anonymized Hospital Administrative Data without Patient Identifiers

      Gareth Hagger-Johnson, Katie Harron, Arturo Gonzalez-Izquierdo, Mario Cortina-Borja, Nirupa Dattani, Berit Muller-Pebody, Roger Parslow, Ruth Gilbert and Harvey Goldstein

      Article first published online: 18 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12272

  17. Methods Corner

  18. Research Articles

    1. Variations in Guideline-Concordant Breast Cancer Adjuvant Therapy in Rural Georgia

      Gery P. Guy Jr., Joseph Lipscomb, Theresa W. Gillespie, Michael Goodman, Lisa C. Richardson and Kevin C. Ward

      Article first published online: 10 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12269

    2. Drivers of Inpatient Hospital Experience Using the HCAHPS Survey in a Canadian Setting

      Kyle A. Kemp, Nancy Chan, Brandi McCormack and Kathleen Douglas-England

      Article first published online: 8 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12271

  19. Research Briefs

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  20. Research Articles

    1. Methodological Considerations When Studying the Association between Patient-Reported Care Experiences and Mortality

      Xiao Xu, Eugenia Buta, Rebecca Anhang Price, Marc N. Elliott, Ron D. Hays and Paul D. Cleary

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12264

  21. Research Briefs

    1. The Relationship between Commercial Health Care Prices and Medicare Spending and Utilization

      John A. Romley, Sarah Axeen, Darius N. Lakdawalla, Michael E. Chernew, Jay Bhattacharya and Dana P. Goldman

      Article first published online: 27 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12262

  22. Research Articles

    1. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Intensive Care Management for Disabled Medicaid Beneficiaries with High Health Care Costs

      Janice F. Bell, Antoinette Krupski, Jutta M. Joesch, Imara I. West, David C. Atkins, Beverly Court, David Mancuso and Peter Roy-Byrne

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12258

  23. Methods Articles

    1. Development and Validation of the Primary Care Team Dynamics Survey

      Hummy Song, Alyna T. Chien, Josephine Fisher, Julia Martin, Antoinette S. Peters, Karen Hacker, Meredith B. Rosenthal and Sara J. Singer

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12257

  24. Research Articles

    1. End-of-Life Medical Costs of Medicaid Cancer Patients

      Florence K.L. Tangka, Sujha Subramanian, Susan A. Sabatino, David H. Howard, Susan Haber, Sonja Hoover and Lisa C. Richardson

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12259

  25. Theme - SHPR

  26. Methods Articles

    1. Impact of a Chronic Care Coordinator Intervention on Diabetes Quality of Care in a Community Health Center

      Rosa Solorio, Aasthaa Bansal, Bryan Comstock, Krista Ulatowski and Sara Barker

      Article first published online: 30 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12253

  27. Research Articles

    1. Effect of Medicare Dialysis Payment Reform on Use of Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents

      Shailender Swaminathan, Vincent Mor, Rajnish Mehrotra and Amal N. Trivedi

      Article first published online: 30 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12252

  28. Theme - SHPR

    1. Optimal Colorectal Cancer Screening in States' Low-Income, Uninsured Populations—The Case of South Carolina

      Alex van der Steen, Amy B. Knudsen, Frank van Hees, Gailya P. Walter, Franklin G. Berger, Virginie G. Daguise, Karen M. Kuntz, Ann G. Zauber, Marjolein van Ballegooijen and Iris Lansdorp-Vogelaar

      Article first published online: 16 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12246

  29. Research Briefs

  30. Call for Papers for Theme Issue: State Health Policy Research

  31. Research Articles

    1. The Relationships of Physician Practice Characteristics to Quality of Care and Costs

      John Kralewski, Bryan Dowd, David Knutson, Junliang Tong and Megan Savage

      Article first published online: 6 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12242


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