Health Services Research

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Online ISSN: 1475-6773


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  1. Research Articles

    1. Postponing a General Practitioner Visit: Describing Social Differences in Thirty-One European Countries

      Jens Detollenaere, Amelie Van Pottelberge, Lise Hanssens, Lieven Pauwels, Tessa van Loenen and Sara Willems

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12669

    2. Impact of Provider Competition under Global Budgeting on the Use of Cesarean Delivery

      Bradley Chen, Chin-Shyan Chen and Tsai-Ching Liu

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12668

    3. Home Health Care: Nurse–Physician Communication, Patient Severity, and Hospital Readmission

      Michael F. Pesko, Linda M. Gerber, Timothy R. Peng and Matthew J. Press

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12667

    4. Identifying Primary Care Pathways from Quality of Care to Outcomes and Satisfaction Using Structural Equation Modeling

      Ignacio Ricci-Cabello, Sarah Stevens, Andrew R. H. Dalton, Robert I. Griffiths, John L. Campbell and Jose M. Valderas

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12666

    5. Payer Type and Low-Value Care: Comparing Choosing Wisely Services across Commercial and Medicare Populations

      Carrie H. Colla, Nancy E. Morden, Thomas D. Sequist, Alexander J. Mainor, Zhonghe Li and Meredith B. Rosenthal

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12665

    6. Combining Internet-Based and Postal Survey Methods in a Survey among Gynecologists: Results of a Randomized Trial

      Sinja Alexandra Ernst, Tilman Brand, Stefan K. Lhachimi and Hajo Zeeb

      Version of Record online: 19 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12664

    7. Telemedical Care and Monitoring for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure Has a Positive Effect on Survival

      Robert Herold, Neeltje van den Berg, Marcus Dörr and Wolfgang Hoffmann

      Version of Record online: 31 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12661

    8. An Ethnographic Study of Health Information Technology Use in Three Intensive Care Units

      Myles Leslie, Elise Paradis, Michael A. Gropper, Simon Kitto, Scott Reeves and Peter Pronovost

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12466

    9. Geography, Not Health System Affiliations, Determines Patients’ Revisits to the Emergency Department

      Kristin L. Rising, David N. Karp, Rhea E. Powell, Timothy W. Victor and Brendan G. Carr

      Version of Record online: 19 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12658

    10. Persistent Variation in Medicare Payment Authorization for Home Hemodialysis Treatments

      Adam S. Wilk, Richard A. Hirth, Wei Zhang, John R. C. Wheeler, Marc N. Turenne, Tammie A. Nahra, Kathryn K. Sleeman and Joseph M. Messana

      Version of Record online: 19 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12650

    11. Public Trust in Health Information Sharing: A Measure of System Trust

      Jodyn E. Platt, Peter D. Jacobson and Sharon L. R. Kardia

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12654

    12. Hospital Variation in Utilization of Life-Sustaining Treatments among Patients with Do Not Resuscitate Orders

      Allan J. Walkey, Janice Weinberg, Renda Soylemez Wiener, Colin R. Cooke and Peter K. Lindenauer

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12651

    13. Health Services Utilization in Older Adults with Dementia Receiving Care Coordination: The MIND at Home Trial

      Halima Amjad, Stephanie K. Wong, David L. Roth, Jin Huang, Amber Willink, Betty S. Black, Deirdre Johnston, Peter V. Rabins, Laura N. Gitlin, Constantine G. Lyketsos and Quincy M. Samus

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12647

    14. The Probability of Hospitalizations for Mild-to-Moderate Injuries by Trauma Center Ownership Type

      Etienne E. Pracht, Barbara Langland-Orban and Jessica L. Ryan

      Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12646

    15. Does Identification of Previously Undiagnosed Conditions Change Care-Seeking Behavior?

      Rebecca M. Myerson, Lisandro D. Colantonio, Monika M. Safford and Elbert S. Huang

      Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12644

    16. Factors That Distinguish High-Performing Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program

      Thomas D'Aunno, Lauren Broffman, Michael Sparer and Sumit R. Kumar

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12642

  2. Research Briefs

    1. Modeling Health Care Spending Growth of Older Adults

      Laura A. Hatfield, Melissa M. Favreault, Thomas G. McGuire and Michael E. Chernew

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12640

  3. Methods Articles

    1. Space–Time Cluster Analysis to Detect Innovative Clinical Practices: A Case Study of Aripiprazole in the Department of Veterans Affairs

      Robert B. Penfold, James F. Burgess Jr., Austin F. Lee, Mingfei Li, Christopher J. Miller, Marjorie Nealon Seibert, Todd P. Semla, David C. Mohr, Lewis E. Kazis and Mark S. Bauer

      Version of Record online: 22 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12639

  4. Research Articles

    1. Impact of Health System Affiliation on Hospital Resource Use Intensity and Quality of Care

      Rachel Mosher Henke, Zeynal Karaca, Brian Moore, Eli Cutler, Hangsheng Liu, William D. Marder and Herbert S. Wong

      Version of Record online: 22 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12631

    2. Relationships as Medicine: Quality of the Physician–Patient Relationship Determines Physician Influence on Treatment Recommendation Adherence

      Heather Orom, Willie Underwood III, Zinan Cheng, D. Lynn Homish and I'Yanna Scott

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12629

  5. Methods Articles

    1. Covariate Balancing through Naturally Occurring Strata

      Farrokh Alemi, Amr ElRafey and Ivan Avramovic

      Version of Record online: 14 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12628

  6. Research Articles

    1. Impact of Wisconsin Medicaid Policy Change on Dental Sealant Utilization

      Christopher Okunseri, Elaye Okunseri, Raul I. Garcia, Cesar Gonzalez, Alexis Visotcky and Aniko Szabo

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12627

    2. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Evaluation Study: Impact on Mental Health Financial Requirements among Commercial “Carve-In” Plans

      Sarah A. Friedman, Amber G. Thalmayer, Francisca Azocar, Haiyong Xu, Jessica M. Harwood, Michael K. Ong, Laura Lambert Johnson and Susan L. Ettner

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12614

    3. Hospital Postacute Care Referral Networks: Is Referral Concentration Associated with Medicare-Style Bundled Payments?

      Ramandeep Kaur, Jennifer N. Perloff, Christopher Tompkins and Christine E. Bishop

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12618

  7. Methods Articles

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      Sampling for Patient Exit Interviews: Assessment of Methods Using Mathematical Derivation and Computer Simulations

      Pascal Geldsetzer, Günther Fink, Maria Vaikath and Till Bärnighausen

      Version of Record online: 24 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12611

  8. Research Articles

    1. Impact of Copayment Changes on Children's Albuterol Inhaler Use and Costs after the Clean Air Act Chlorofluorocarbon Ban

      Alison A. Galbraith, Vicki Fung, Lingling Li, Melissa G. Butler, James D. Nordin, John Hsu, David Smith, William M. Vollmer, Tracy A. Lieu, Stephen B. Soumerai and Ann Chen Wu

      Version of Record online: 20 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12615

    2. Does Spatial Access to Primary Care Affect Emergency Department Utilization for Nonemergent Conditions?

      Jamie Fishman, Sara McLafferty and William Galanter

      Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12617

  9. Research Briefs

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      Early Impact of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion on Dental Care Use

      Kamyar Nasseh and Marko Vujicic

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12606

  10. Methods Articles

  11. Research Articles

    1. Organizational Factors Affect Safety-Net Hospitals’ Breast Cancer Treatment Rates

      Nina A. Bickell, Alexandra DeNardis Moss, Maria Castaldi, Ajay Shah, Alan Sickles, Peter Pappas, Theophilus Lewis, Margaret Kemeny, Shalini Arora, Lori Schleicher, Kezhen Fei, Rebeca Franco and Ann Scheck McAlearney

      Version of Record online: 14 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12605

    2. Stratifying Patients with Diabetes into Clinically Relevant Groups by Combination of Chronic Conditions to Identify Gaps in Quality of Care

      Elizabeth M. Magnan, Daniel M. Bolt, Robert T. Greenlee, Jennifer Fink and Maureen A. Smith

      Version of Record online: 13 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12607

    3. Out-of-Network Emergency Department Use among Managed Medicaid Beneficiaries

      Maria C. Raven, David Guzman, Alice H. Chen, John Kornak and Margot Kushel

      Version of Record online: 11 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12604

    4. Low-Value Service Use in Provider Organizations

      Aaron L. Schwartz, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Bruce E. Landon, Michael E. Chernew and J. Michael McWilliams

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12597

    5. Lactation Support Services and Breastfeeding Initiation: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act

      Kandice A. Kapinos, Lindsey Bullinger and Tami Gurley-Calvez

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12598

    6. Disparities in Diabetes Care Quality by English Language Preference in Community Health Centers

      Lucinda B. Leung, Arturo Vargas-Bustamante, Ana E. Martinez, Xiao Chen and Hector P. Rodriguez

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12590

    7. Access to Care for Medicare-Medicaid Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: The Role of State Medicaid Payment Policies

      Nan Tracy Zheng, Susan Haber, Sonja Hoover and Zhanlian Feng

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12591

    8. Longitudinal Patterns of Emergency Department Visits: A Multistate Analysis of Medicaid Beneficiaries

      Parul Agarwal, Thomas K. Bias and Usha Sambamoorthi

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12584

    9. Through the Looking Glass: Estimating Effects of Medical Homes for People with Severe Mental Illness

      Marisa Elena Domino, Mona Kilany, Rebecca Wells and Joseph P. Morrissey

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12585

    10. Sustained User Engagement in Health Information Technology: The Long Road from Implementation to System Optimization of Computerized Physician Order Entry and Clinical Decision Support Systems for Prescribing in Hospitals in England

      Kathrin M. Cresswell, Lisa Lee, Hajar Mozaffar, Robin Williams, Aziz Sheikh and on behalf of the NIHR ePrescribing Programme Team

      Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12581

    11. Misclassification Risk of Tier-Based Physician Quality Performance Systems

      John L. Adams and Susan M. Paddock

      Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12561

  12. Methods Article

    1. Transfer Frequency as a Measure of Hospital Capability and Regionalization

      Urbano L. França and Michael L. McManus

      Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12583

  13. Research Articles

    1. Can a More User-Friendly Medicare Plan Finder Improve Consumers’ Selection of Medicare Plans?

      Steven C. Martino, David E. Kanouse, David J. Miranda and Marc N. Elliott

      Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12582

    2. Declining Amenable Mortality: Time Trend (2000–2013) and Geographic Area Analysis

      Maria Michela Gianino, Jacopo Lenzi, Aida Muça, Maria Pia Fantini, Roberta Siliquini, Walter Ricciardi and Gianfranco Damiani

      Version of Record online: 5 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12563

  14. Research Briefs

    1. Determinants of Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

      G. Edward Miller, Eric M. Sarpong, Amy J. Davidoff, Eunice Y. Yang, Nicole J. Brandt and Donna M. Fick

      Version of Record online: 29 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12562

  15. Research Articles

    1. Differences in Hospital Readmission Risk across All Payer Groups in South Carolina

      Hrishikesh Chakraborty, Robert Neal Axon, Jordan Brittingham, Genevieve Ray Lyons, Laura Cole and Christine B. Turley

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12579

  16. Policy-Managerial Impact Articles

  17. Research Articles

    1. The Effects of Distance to Dentists and Dentist Supply on Children's Use of Dental Care

      George L. Wehby, Dan M. Shane, Adweta Joshi, Elizabeth Momany, Donald L. Chi, Raymond A. Kuthy and Peter C. Damiano

      Version of Record online: 9 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12556

    2. Reducing Young Adults’ Health Care Spending through the ACA Expansion of Dependent Coverage

      Jie Chen, Arturo Vargas-Bustamante and Priscilla Novak

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12555

    3. The Costs of Fall-Related Injuries among Older Adults: Annual Per-Faller, Service Component, and Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs

      Geoffrey J. Hoffman, Ron D. Hays, Martin F. Shapiro, Steven P. Wallace and Susan L. Ettner

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12554

    4. Medication Nonadherence: The Role of Cost, Community, and Individual Factors

      Ibrahim Abbass, Lee Revere, Jordan Mitchell and Ajit Appari

      Version of Record online: 25 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12547

    5. Hospital Advertising, Competition, and HCAHPS: Does It Pay to Advertise?

      John W. Huppertz, R. Alan Bowman, George Y. Bizer, Mandeep S. Sidhu and Colleen McVeigh

      Version of Record online: 22 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12549

    6. Impact of Massachusetts Health Reform on Inpatient Care Use: Was the Safety-Net Experience Different Than in the Non-Safety-Net?

      Amresh D. Hanchate, Danny McCormick, Karen E. Lasser, Chen Feng, Meredith G. Manze and Nancy R. Kressin

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12542

    7. Rural–Urban Differences in the Effect of Follow-Up Care on Postdischarge Outcomes

      Matthew Toth, Mark Holmes, Courtney Van Houtven, Mark Toles, Morris Weinberger and Pam Silberman

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12543

    8. The Impact of Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance on Quality and Medicare Spending: Results from the Nursing Home Value-Based Purchasing Demonstration

      David C. Grabowski, David G. Stevenson, Daryl J. Caudry, A. James O'Malley, Lisa H. Green, Julia A. Doherty and Richard G. Frank

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12538

    9. Reducing Readmissions among Heart Failure Patients Discharged to Home Health Care: Effectiveness of Early and Intensive Nursing Services and Early Physician Follow-Up

      Christopher M. Murtaugh, Partha Deb, Carolyn Zhu, Timothy R. Peng, Yolanda Barrón, Shivani Shah, Stanley M. Moore, Kathryn H. Bowles, Jill Kalman, Penny H. Feldman and Albert L. Siu

      Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12537

  18. Research Brief

    1. Meaningful Use of the Indian Health Service Electronic Health Record

      Gina R. Kruse, Howard Hays, E. John Orav, Martha Palan and Thomas D. Sequist

      Version of Record online: 26 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12531

  19. Research Articles

    1. Impact of Massachusetts Health Reform on Enrollment Length and Health Care Utilization in the Unsubsidized Individual Market

      Laura F. Garabedian, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Stephen B. Soumerai, Niteesh K. Choudhry and Jeffrey S. Brown

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12532

    2. Impact of State Reporting Laws on Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates in U.S. Adult Intensive Care Units

      Hangsheng Liu, Carolyn T. A. Herzig, Andrew W. Dick, E. Yoko Furuya, Elaine Larson, Julie Reagan, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz and Patricia W. Stone

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12530

  20. Research Brief

  21. Research Articles

    1. Association between Nurse Staffing and In-Hospital Bone Fractures: A Retrospective Cohort Study

      Kojiro Morita, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi and Hideo Yasunaga

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12529

    2. Creating Unidimensional Global Measures of Physician Practice Quality Based on Health Insurance Claims Data

      Grant R. Martsolf, Adam C. Carle and Dennis P. Scanlon

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12533

    3. Duration to Admission and Hospital Transfers Affect Facility Rankings from the Postacute 30-Day Rehospitalization Quality Measure

      James E. Graham, Janet Prvu Bettger, Steve R. Fisher, Amol M. Karmarkar, Amit Kumar and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12526

  22. Research Brief

    1. Community Characteristics and Qualified Health Plan Selection during the First Open Enrollment Period

      Michel Boudreaux, Lynn A. Blewett, Brett Fried, Katherine Hempstead and Pinar Karaca-Mandic

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12525

  23. Methods Corner

    1. A Practical Guide to Using the Positive Deviance Method in Health Services Research

      Adam J. Rose and Megan B. McCullough

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12524

  24. Research Articles

    1. Impact of a Pay-for-Performance Program on Care for Black Patients with Hypertension: Important Answers in the Era of the Affordable Care Act

      Laura A. Petersen, Kate Simpson Ramos, Kenneth Pietz and LeChauncy D. Woodard

      Version of Record online: 22 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12517

    2. Fighting MRSA Infections in Hospital Care: How Organizational Factors Matter

      Torsten Oliver Salge, Antonio Vera, David Antons and Jeannie P. Cimiotti

      Version of Record online: 22 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12521

    3. Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition and Clinical Performance in U.S. Community Health Centers

      Leiyu Shi, De-Chih Lee, Michelle Chung, Hailun Liang, Diana Lock and Alek Sripipatana

      Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12523

    4. A Longitudinal Investigation of Willingness to Pay for Health Insurance in Germany

      Jens-Oliver Bock, André Hajek, Hermann Brenner, Kai-Uwe Saum, Herbert Matschinger, Walter Emil Haefeli, Ben Schöttker, Renate Quinzler, Dirk Heider and Hans-Helmut König

      Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12522

    5. How Low-Income Subsidy Recipients Respond to Medicare Part D Cost Sharing

      Bruce Stuart, Franklin Hendrick, Jing Xu and J. Samantha Dougherty

      Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12520

    6. The Dynamics of Hospital Use among Older People Evidence for Europe Using SHARE Data

      Nicolas Sirven and Thomas Rapp

      Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12518

    7. Management of Hypertension in Primary Care Safety-Net Clinics in the United States: A Comparison of Community Health Centers and Private Physicians' Offices

      Valy Fontil, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Oanh Kieu Nguyen, David Guzman and Lauren Elizabeth Goldman

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12516

  25. Research Brief

    1. Medicaid Disenrollment and Disparities in Access to Care: Evidence from Tennessee

      Wafa W. Tarazi, Tiffany L. Green and Lindsay M. Sabik

      Version of Record online: 3 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12515

  26. Methods Articles

    1. Methods for Measuring Racial Differences in Hospitals Outcomes Attributable to Disparities in Use of High-Quality Hospital Care

      Paul L. Hebert, Elizabeth A. Howell, Edwin S. Wong, Susan E. Hernandez, Seppo T. Rinne, Christine A. Sulc, Emily L. Neely and Chuan-Fen Liu

      Version of Record online: 3 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12514

  27. Research Articles

    1. Association between Temporal Changes in Primary CareWorkforce and Patient Outcomes

      Chiang-Hua Chang, A. James O'Malley and David C. Goodman

      Version of Record online: 3 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12513

    2. Priorities for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: The Views of Minority and Underserved Communities

      Susan Dorr Goold, C. Daniel Myers, Lisa Szymecko, Carla Cunningham Collins, Sal Martinez, Charo Ledón, Terrance R. Campbell, Marion Danis, Stephanie Solomon Cargill, Hyungjin Myra Kim and Zachary Rowe

      Version of Record online: 20 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12505


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