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E. John Orav, Ph.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by E. Orav and Ashish Jha.
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13.041
  1. Discharge planning and rates of readmissions. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 01; 362(13):1244; author reply 1245.
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    Score: 0.452
  2. Association of Nursing Home Ratings on Health Inspections, Quality of Care, and Nurse Staffing With COVID-19 Cases. JAMA. 2020 Sep 15; 324(11):1103-1105.
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    Score: 0.233
  3. Accountable Care Organizations Are Associated with Savings Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Frailty. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Aug 31.
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    Score: 0.233
  4. Trends in Costs of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries Treated in the Emergency Department From 2011 to 2016. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 08 03; 3(8):e208229.
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    Score: 0.231
  5. Association of Mental Health Disorders With Health Care Spending in the Medicare Population. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 03 02; 3(3):e201210.
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    Score: 0.225
  6. Is mortality readmissions bias a concern for readmission rates under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program? Health Serv Res. 2020 04; 55(2):249-258.
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    Score: 0.223
  7. Trends in Mortality for Medicare Beneficiaries Treated in the Emergency Department From 2009 to 2016. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 01 01; 180(1):80-88.
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    Score: 0.222
  8. Early Accountable Care Organization Results in End-of-Life Spending Among Cancer Patients. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 12 01; 111(12):1307-1313.
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    Score: 0.221
  9. Trends in Hospitalization vs Observation Stay for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 12 01; 179(12):1714-1716.
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    Score: 0.221
  10. Healthy Days at home: A novel population-based outcome measure. Healthc (Amst). 2020 Mar; 8(1):100378.
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    Score: 0.220
  11. Assessment of Strategies for Managing Expansion of Diagnosis Coding Using Risk-Adjustment Methods for Medicare Data. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 01; 179(9):1287-1290.
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    Score: 0.217
  12. The Relationship Between Health Spending And Social Spending In High-Income Countries: How Does The US Compare? Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 09; 38(9):1567-1575.
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    Score: 0.216
  13. Comparison of Costs of Care for Medicare Patients Hospitalized in Teaching and Nonteaching Hospitals. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 06 05; 2(6):e195229.
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    Score: 0.214
  14. Association between patient outcomes and accreditation in US hospitals: observational study. BMJ. 2018 Oct 18; 363:k4011.
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    Score: 0.204
  15. Spending Among Patients With Cancer in the First 2 Years of Accountable Care Organization Participation. J Clin Oncol. 2018 10 10; 36(29):2955-2960.
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    Score: 0.202
  16. Do Academic Medical Centers Disproportionately Benefit The Sickest Patients? Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 06; 37(6):864-872.
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    Score: 0.199
  17. Age and sex of surgeons and mortality of older surgical patients: observational study. BMJ. 2018 04 25; 361:k1343.
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    Score: 0.198
  18. Medicare Program Associated With Narrowing Hospital Readmission Disparities Between Black And White Patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 04; 37(4):654-661.
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    Score: 0.197
  19. National Trends in Readmission Following Inpatient Surgery in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Era. Ann Surg. 2018 04; 267(4):599-605.
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    Score: 0.197
  20. Proportion of patients with cancer among high-cost Medicare beneficiaries: Who they are and what drives their spending. Healthc (Amst). 2018 Mar; 6(1):46-51.
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    Score: 0.195
  21. Changes in Hospital-Physician Affiliations in U.S. Hospitals. Ann Intern Med. 2018 01 16; 168(2):156-157.
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    Score: 0.194
  22. Impact of Financial Incentives on Early and Late Adopters among US Hospitals: observational study. BMJ. 2018 01 03; 360:j5622.
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    Score: 0.194
  23. Unintended Consequences of the 30-Day Mortality Metric: Fact or Fiction. Ann Surg. 2017 12; 266(6):962-967.
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    Score: 0.192
  24. Racial Disparities In Surgical Mortality: The Gap Appears To Have Narrowed. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 06 01; 36(6):1057-1064.
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    Score: 0.186
  25. Association Between Teaching Status and Mortality in US Hospitals. JAMA. 2017 May 23; 317(20):2105-2113.
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    Score: 0.185
  26. Safety-net Hospitals Face More Barriers Yet Use Fewer Strategies to Reduce Readmissions. Med Care. 2017 03; 55(3):229-235.
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    Score: 0.183
  27. Quality of care delivered by general internists in US hospitals who graduated from foreign versus US medical schools: observational study. BMJ. 2017 Feb 02; 356:j273.
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    Score: 0.182
  28. Comparison of Hospital Mortality and Readmission Rates for Medicare Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 02 01; 177(2):206-213.
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    Score: 0.182
  29. Public Reporting of Mortality Rates for Hospitalized Medicare Patients. Ann Intern Med. 2017 01 03; 166(1):75-76.
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    Score: 0.181
  30. Patient Hospital Experience Improved Modestly, But No Evidence Medicare Incentives Promoted Meaningful Gains. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 01 01; 36(1):133-140.
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    Score: 0.181
  31. The effect of Massachusetts health reform on access to care for Medicaid beneficiaries. Am J Manag Care. 2017 Jan 01; 23(1):e24-e30.
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    Score: 0.181
  32. Segmenting high-cost Medicare patients into potentially actionable cohorts. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Mar; 5(1-2):62-67.
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    Score: 0.179
  33. Changes in Hospital-Physician Affiliations in U.S. Hospitals and Their Effect on Quality of Care. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Jan 03; 166(1):1-8.
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    Score: 0.177
  34. Better Patient Care At High-Quality Hospitals May Save Medicare Money And Bolster Episode-Based Payment Models. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 09 01; 35(9):1681-9.
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    Score: 0.176
  35. Recent Growth In Medicare Advantage Enrollment Associated With Decreased Fee-For-Service Spending In Certain US Counties. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 09 01; 35(9):1707-15.
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    Score: 0.176
  36. Across US Hospitals, Black Patients Report Comparable Or Better Experiences Than White Patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 08 01; 35(8):1391-8.
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    Score: 0.175
  37. Public Reporting of Mortality Rates for Hospitalized Medicare Patients and Trends in Mortality for Reported Conditions. Ann Intern Med. 2016 08 02; 165(3):153-60.
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    Score: 0.173
  38. Association between the Value-Based Purchasing pay for performance program and patient mortality in US hospitals: observational study. BMJ. 2016 05 09; 353:i2214.
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    Score: 0.173
  39. The relationship between variations in cesarean delivery and regional health care use in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jun; 214(6):735.e1-8.
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    Score: 0.168
  40. Access, quality, and costs of care at physician owned hospitals in the United States: observational study. BMJ. 2015 Sep 02; 351:h4466.
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    Score: 0.165
  41. Hospital closures had no measurable impact on local hospitalization rates or mortality rates, 2003-11. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 May; 34(5):765-72.
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    Score: 0.161
  42. Medicare's Bundled Payment initiative: most hospitals are focused on a few high-volume conditions. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Mar; 34(3):371-80.
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    Score: 0.159
  43. Care fragmentation in the postdischarge period: surgical readmissions, distance of travel, and postoperative mortality. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jan; 150(1):59-64.
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    Score: 0.157
  44. Patient satisfaction and quality of surgical care in US hospitals. Ann Surg. 2015 Jan; 261(1):2-8.
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    Score: 0.157
  45. Association between hospital conversions to for-profit status and clinical and economic outcomes. JAMA. 2014 Oct 22-29; 312(16):1644-52.
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    Score: 0.154
  46. The impact of pay-for-performance on quality of care for minority patients. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Oct 01; 20(10):e479-86.
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    Score: 0.154
  47. The impact of Massachusetts health care reform on access, quality, and costs of care for the already-insured. Health Serv Res. 2015 Apr; 50(2):599-613.
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    Score: 0.154
  48. Access to coronary artery bypass graft surgery under pay for performance: evidence from the premier hospital quality incentive demonstration. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Sep; 7(5):727-34.
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    Score: 0.153
  49. Compensation of chief executive officers at nonprofit US hospitals. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 174(1):61-7.
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    Score: 0.147
  50. Variation in surgical-readmission rates and quality of hospital care. N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 19; 369(12):1134-42.
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    Score: 0.144
  51. Physician volume, specialty, and outcomes of care for patients with heart failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 01; 6(5):890-7.
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    Score: 0.143
  52. Mortality for publicly reported conditions and overall hospital mortality rates. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 22; 173(14):1351-7.
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    Score: 0.142
  53. Contribution of preventable acute care spending to total spending for high-cost Medicare patients. JAMA. 2013 Jun 26; 309(24):2572-8.
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    Score: 0.141
  54. Mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries admitted to critical access and non-critical access hospitals, 2002-2010. JAMA. 2013 Apr 03; 309(13):1379-87.
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    Score: 0.139
  55. Insurance expansion in Massachusetts did not reduce access among previously insured Medicare patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Mar; 32(3):571-8.
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    Score: 0.138
  56. Association of public reporting for percutaneous coronary intervention with utilization and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries with acute myocardial infarction. JAMA. 2012 Oct 10; 308(14):1460-8.
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    Score: 0.135
  57. Patient experience in safety-net hospitals: implications for improving care and value-based purchasing. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Sep 10; 172(16):1204-10.
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    Score: 0.134
  58. The long-term effect of premier pay for performance on patient outcomes. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 26; 366(17):1606-15.
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    Score: 0.130
  59. The relationship between hospital admission rates and rehospitalizations. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 15; 365(24):2287-95.
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    Score: 0.127
  60. Low-quality, high-cost hospitals, mainly in South, care for sharply higher shares of elderly black, Hispanic, and medicaid patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Oct; 30(10):1904-11.
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    Score: 0.125
  61. Quality of care and patient outcomes in critical access rural hospitals. JAMA. 2011 Jul 06; 306(1):45-52.
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    Score: 0.123
  62. Thirty-day readmission rates for Medicare beneficiaries by race and site of care. JAMA. 2011 Feb 16; 305(7):675-81.
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    Score: 0.120
  63. The association between hospital volume and processes, outcomes, and costs of care for congestive heart failure. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jan 18; 154(2):94-102.
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    Score: 0.119
  64. The effect of financial incentives on hospitals that serve poor patients. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Sep 07; 153(5):299-306.
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    Score: 0.116
  65. Public reporting of discharge planning and rates of readmissions. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 31; 361(27):2637-45.
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    Score: 0.111
  66. Measuring efficiency: the association of hospital costs and quality of care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 May-Jun; 28(3):897-906.
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    Score: 0.106
  67. Patients' perception of hospital care in the United States. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 30; 359(18):1921-31.
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    Score: 0.102
  68. Electronic health records: use, barriers and satisfaction among physicians who care for black and Hispanic patients. J Eval Clin Pract. 2009 Feb; 15(1):158-63.
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    Score: 0.101
  69. Does the Leapfrog program help identify high-quality hospitals? Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Jun; 34(6):318-25.
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    Score: 0.100
  70. The characteristics and performance of hospitals that care for elderly Hispanic Americans. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Mar-Apr; 27(2):528-37.
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    Score: 0.098
  71. Do minority-serving physicians have comparable rates of use of electronic health records? AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11; 993.
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    Score: 0.095
  72. The inverse relationship between mortality rates and performance in the Hospital Quality Alliance measures. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007 Jul-Aug; 26(4):1104-10.
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    Score: 0.093
  73. Concentration and quality of hospitals that care for elderly black patients. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jun 11; 167(11):1177-82.
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    Score: 0.093
  74. Racial trends in the use of major procedures among the elderly. N Engl J Med. 2005 Aug 18; 353(7):683-91.
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    Score: 0.082
  75. Care in U.S. hospitals--the Hospital Quality Alliance program. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jul 21; 353(3):265-74.
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    Score: 0.082
  76. Healthy days at home: A population-based quality measure for cancer patients at the end of life. Cancer. 2021 Aug 10.
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    Score: 0.062
  77. Association of Teaching Status and Mortality After Cancer Surgery. Ann Surg Open. 2021 Sep; 2(3).
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    Score: 0.062
  78. Disparities in Surgical Readmissions and Use of Observation Status in Hip and Knee Replacements: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2021 07 01; 274(1):e90-e91.
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    Score: 0.062
  79. Changes in Racial Disparities in Mortality After Cancer Surgery in the US, 2007-2016. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 12 01; 3(12):e2027415.
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    Score: 0.059
  80. Medicaid Expansion and Mortality Among Patients With Breast, Lung, and Colorectal Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 11 02; 3(11):e2024366.
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    Score: 0.059
  81. Association between physician US News & World Report medical school ranking and patient outcomes and costs of care: observational study. BMJ. 2018 09 26; 362:k3640.
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    Score: 0.051
  82. Has development assistance for health facilitated the rise of more peaceful societies in sub-Saharan Africa? Glob Public Health. 2018 12; 13(12):1796-1806.
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    Score: 0.049
  83. Analysis of early accountable care organizations defines patient, structural, cost, and quality-of-care characteristics. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jan; 33(1):95-102.
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    Score: 0.037
  84. Hospital cost of care, quality of care, and readmission rates: penny wise and pound foolish? Arch Intern Med. 2010 Feb 22; 170(4):340-6.
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    Score: 0.028
  85. Does the computerized display of charges affect inpatient ancillary test utilization? Arch Intern Med. 1997 Nov 24; 157(21):2501-8.
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    Score: 0.012
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