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Joel Steven Weissman, Ph.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Joel Weissman and Arnold Epstein.
Connection Strength

3.262
  1. Weissman JS, Ayanian JZ, Chasan-Taber S, Sherwood MJ, Roth C, Epstein AM. Hospital readmissions and quality of care. Med Care. 1999 May; 37(5):490-501.
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    Score: 0.225
  2. Weissman JS, Cleary PD, Seage GR, Gatsonis C, Haas JS, Chasan-Taber S, Epstein AM. The influence of health-related quality of life and social characteristics on hospital use by patients with AIDS in the Boston Health Study. Med Care. 1996 Oct; 34(10):1037-56.
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    Score: 0.189
  3. Weissman JS, Makadon HJ, Seage GR, Massagli MP, Gatsonis CA, Craven DE, Stone VE, Bennett IA, Epstein AM. Changes in insurance status and access to care for persons with AIDS in the Boston Health Study. Am J Public Health. 1994 Dec; 84(12):1997-2000.
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    Score: 0.166
  4. Joynt KE, Sarma N, Epstein AM, Jha AK, Weissman JS. Challenges in Reducing Readmissions: Lessons from Leadership and Frontline Personnel at Eight Minority-Serving Hospitals. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014 Oct; 40(10):435-7.
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    Score: 0.164
  5. Weissman JS, López L, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, Lipsitz S, Weingart SN. The association of hospital quality ratings with adverse events. Int J Qual Health Care. 2014 Apr; 26(2):129-35.
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    Score: 0.157
  6. Weissman JS, Stern RS, Epstein AM. The impact of patient socioeconomic status and other social factors on readmission: a prospective study in four Massachusetts hospitals. Inquiry. 1994; 31(2):163-72.
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    Score: 0.156
  7. Weissman JS, Epstein AM. The insurance gap: does it make a difference? Annu Rev Public Health. 1993; 14:243-70.
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    Score: 0.145
  8. Weissman JS, Gatsonis C, Epstein AM. Rates of avoidable hospitalization by insurance status in Massachusetts and Maryland. JAMA. 1992 Nov 04; 268(17):2388-94.
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    Score: 0.144
  9. Weissman JS, Van Deusen Lukas C, Epstein AM. Bad debt and free care in Massachusetts hospitals. Health Aff (Millwood). 1992; 11(2):148-61.
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    Score: 0.136
  10. Weissman JS, Stern R, Fielding SL, Epstein AM. Delayed access to health care: risk factors, reasons, and consequences. Ann Intern Med. 1991 Feb 15; 114(4):325-31.
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    Score: 0.128
  11. Weingart SN, Zhu J, Chiappetta L, Stuver SO, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, David-Kasdan JA, Annas CL, Fowler FJ, Weissman JS. Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety. Int J Qual Health Care. 2011 Jun; 23(3):269-77.
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    Score: 0.128
  12. Epstein AM, Stern RS, Weissman JS. Do the poor cost more? A multihospital study of patients' socioeconomic status and use of hospital resources. N Engl J Med. 1990 Apr 19; 322(16):1122-8.
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    Score: 0.121
  13. López L, Weissman JS, Schneider EC, Weingart SN, Cohen AP, Epstein AM. Disclosure of hospital adverse events and its association with patients' ratings of the quality of care. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Nov 09; 169(20):1888-94.
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    Score: 0.117
  14. Weissman J, Epstein AM. Case mix and resource utilization by uninsured hospital patients in the Boston metropolitan area. JAMA. 1989 Jun 23-30; 261(24):3572-6.
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    Score: 0.113
  15. Fowler FJ, Epstein A, Weingart SN, Annas CL, Bolcic-Jankovic D, Clarridge B, Schneider EC, Weissman JS. Adverse events during hospitalization: results of a patient survey. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Oct; 34(10):583-90.
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    Score: 0.108
  16. Weissman JS, Schneider EC, Weingart SN, Epstein AM, David-Kasdan J, Feibelmann S, Annas CL, Ridley N, Kirle L, Gatsonis C. Comparing patient-reported hospital adverse events with medical record review: do patients know something that hospitals do not? Ann Intern Med. 2008 Jul 15; 149(2):100-8.
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    Score: 0.107
  17. Weissman JS, Annas CL, Epstein AM, Schneider EC, Clarridge B, Kirle L, Gatsonis C, Feibelmann S, Ridley N. Error reporting and disclosure systems: views from hospital leaders. JAMA. 2005 Mar 16; 293(11):1359-66.
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    Score: 0.085
  18. Epstein AM, Weissman JS, Schneider EC, Gatsonis C, Leape LL, Piana RN. Race and gender disparities in rates of cardiac revascularization: do they reflect appropriate use of procedures or problems in quality of care? Med Care. 2003 Nov; 41(11):1240-55.
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    Score: 0.077
  19. Leape LL, Weissman JS, Schneider EC, Piana RN, Gatsonis C, Epstein AM. Adherence to practice guidelines: the role of specialty society guidelines. Am Heart J. 2003 Jan; 145(1):19-26.
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    Score: 0.073
  20. Schneider EC, Leape LL, Weissman JS, Piana RN, Gatsonis C, Epstein AM. Racial differences in cardiac revascularization rates: does "overuse" explain higher rates among white patients? Ann Intern Med. 2001 Sep 04; 135(5):328-37.
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    Score: 0.066
  21. Epstein AM, Ayanian JZ, Keogh JH, Noonan SJ, Armistead N, Cleary PD, Weissman JS, David-Kasdan JA, Carlson D, Fuller J, Marsh D, Conti RM. Racial disparities in access to renal transplantation--clinically appropriate or due to underuse or overuse? N Engl J Med. 2000 Nov 23; 343(21):1537-44, 2 p preceding 1537.
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    Score: 0.063
  22. Ayanian JZ, Weissman JS, Chasan-Taber S, Epstein AM. Quality of care by race and gender for congestive heart failure and pneumonia. Med Care. 1999 Dec; 37(12):1260-9.
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    Score: 0.059
  23. Ayanian JZ, Cleary PD, Weissman JS, Epstein AM. The effect of patients' preferences on racial differences in access to renal transplantation. N Engl J Med. 1999 Nov 25; 341(22):1661-9.
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    Score: 0.059
  24. Ayanian JZ, Weissman JS, Chasan-Taber S, Epstein AM. Quality of care for two common illnesses in teaching and nonteaching hospitals. Health Aff (Millwood). 1998 Nov-Dec; 17(6):194-205.
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    Score: 0.054
  25. Seage GR, Gatsonis C, Weissman JS, Haas JS, Cleary PD, Fowler FJ, Massagli MP, Stone VE, Craven DE, Makadon H, Goldberg J, Coltin K, Levin KS, Epstein AM. The Boston AIDS Survival Score (BASS): a multidimensional AIDS severity instrument. Am J Public Health. 1997 Apr; 87(4):567-73.
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    Score: 0.049
  26. Fowler FJ, Cleary PD, Massagli MP, Weissman J, Epstein A. The role of reluctance to give up life in the measurement of the values of health states. Med Decis Making. 1995 Jul-Sep; 15(3):195-200.
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    Score: 0.043
  27. Epstein AM, Seage G, Weissman JS, Cleary PD, Fowler FJ, Gatsonis C, Massagli MP, Stone VE, Coltin K, Craven DE, et al. Costs of medical care and out-of-pocket expenditures for persons with AIDS in the Boston Health Study. Inquiry. 1995; 32(2):211-21.
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    Score: 0.042
  28. Massagli MP, Weissman JS, Seage GR, Epstein AM. Correlates of employment after AIDS diagnosis in the Boston Health Study. Am J Public Health. 1994 Dec; 84(12):1976-81.
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    Score: 0.042
  29. Mort EA, Weissman JS, Epstein AM. Physician discretion and racial variation in the use of surgical procedures. Arch Intern Med. 1994 Apr 11; 154(7):761-7.
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    Score: 0.040
  30. Cleary PD, Fowler FJ, Weissman J, Massagli MP, Wilson I, Seage GR, Gatsonis C, Epstein A. Health-related quality of life in persons with acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Med Care. 1993 Jul; 31(7):569-80.
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    Score: 0.038
  31. Haas JS, Weissman JS, Cleary PD, Goldberg J, Gatsonis C, Seage GR, Fowler FJ, Massagli MP, Makadon HJ, Epstein AM. Discussion of preferences for life-sustaining care by persons with AIDS. Predictors of failure in patient-physician communication. Arch Intern Med. 1993 May 24; 153(10):1241-8.
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    Score: 0.037
  32. Fowler FJ, Massagli MP, Weissman J, Seage GR, Cleary PD, Epstein A. Some methodological lessons for surveys of persons with AIDS. Med Care. 1992 Nov; 30(11):1059-66.
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    Score: 0.036
  33. Stern RS, Weissman JS, Epstein AM. The emergency department as a pathway to admission for poor and high-cost patients. JAMA. 1991 Oct 23-30; 266(16):2238-43.
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    Score: 0.033
  34. Zhu J, Stuver SO, Epstein AM, Schneider EC, Weissman JS, Weingart SN. Can we rely on patients' reports of adverse events? Med Care. 2011 Oct; 49(10):948-55.
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    Score: 0.033
  35. Wenneker MB, Weissman JS, Epstein AM. The association of payer with utilization of cardiac procedures in Massachusetts. JAMA. 1990 Sep 12; 264(10):1255-60.
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    Score: 0.031
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.