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Arnold M. Epstein, M.D.

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Overview
ARNOLD EPSTEIN, M.D., M.A., is the John H. Foster Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard Chan School of Public Health. His research interests focus on quality of care and access to care. During 1993-94 he served in the Clinton Administration working in the White House on health reform, and in 2014-2016 he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary and head of the Office of Health Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Epstein was vice chair of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Developing a National Report on Health Care Quality. He also served as chairman of the board of AcademyHealth. He was co-chair of the Performance Measurement Coordinating Council of the Joint Commission, the National Committee on Quality Assurance, and the American Medical Association. He served on the board of governors of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute and on the board of the Center for Health Care Strategies. Dr. Epstein is a recipient of the Distinguished Investigator award from AcademyHealth. He is associate editor for health policy at the New England Journal of Medicine, and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Mentoring
Access to Emergency Services for Managed Care Patients
Summer, 06/28/99 - 08/20/99
International Health Care Quality Indicators
Summer, 06/23/03 - 08/31/03

Research
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  1. R01HS013335 (EPSTEIN, ARNOLD M) Sep 30, 2003 - Sep 29, 2008
    AHRQ
    The Patterns and Impact of Value Based Purchasing
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. U18HS009473 (EPSTEIN, ARNOLD M) Sep 30, 1996 - Sep 29, 2001
    AHRQ
    ONGOING DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF HEDIS MEASURES
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01HS007098 (EPSTEIN, ARNOLD M) Sep 30, 1994 - Sep 29, 1999
    AHRQ
    DIFFERENCES IN QUALITY OF CARE BY RACE, GENDER AND SE
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. R01HS006331 (EPSTEIN, ARNOLD M) Apr 1, 1992 - May 31, 1996
    AHRQ
    USING OUTCOME TO ASSESS QUALITY--DO READMISSIONS MATTE
    Role: Principal Investigator
  5. R01HS006239 (EPSTEIN, ARNOLD M) Sep 1, 1989 - Sep 29, 1993
    AHRQ
    COSTS, CORRELATES AND OUTCOMES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS
    Role: Principal Investigator

Bibliographic
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  1. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Learning and the "Early Joiner" Effect for Medical Conditions in Medicare's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Program: Retrospective Cohort Study. Med Care. 2020 10; 58(10):895-902. PMID: 32833936.
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  2. Sommers BD, Chen L, Blendon RJ, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Medicaid Work Requirements In Arkansas: Two-Year Impacts On Coverage, Employment, And Affordability Of Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Sep; 39(9):1522-1530. PMID: 32897784.
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  3. Rubin EJ, Baden LR, Epstein A, Morrissey S. Audio Interview: The Impact of Covid-19 on Patients with Other Diseases, with Arnold Epstein. N Engl J Med. 2020 08 06; 383(6):e62. PMID: 32757539.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  4. Sommers BD, Allen H, Bhanja A, Blendon RJ, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Assessment of Perceptions of the Public Charge Rule Among Low-Income Adults in Texas. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jul 01; 3(7):e2010391. PMID: 32667651.
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  5. Chen LM, Samson LW, Zuckerman RB, Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Challenges of Measuring Costs of Care for US Practices. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Apr; 35(4):1320-1322. PMID: 32076982.
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  6. Park JJ, Sommers BD, Humble S, Epstein AM, Colditz GA, Koh HK. Medicaid And Private Insurance Coverage For Low-Income Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, And Pacific Islanders, 2010-16. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 11; 38(11):1911-1917. PMID: 31682495.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  7. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. How Do Frail Medicare Beneficiaries Fare Under Bundled Payments? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 11; 67(11):2245-2253. PMID: 31490547.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Characteristics of Hospitals That Did and Did Not Join the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement-Advanced Program. JAMA. 2019 07 23; 322(4):362-364. PMID: 31334781.
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  9. Sommers BD, Goldman AL, Blendon RJ, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Medicaid Work Requirements - Results from the First Year in Arkansas. N Engl J Med. 2019 09 12; 381(11):1073-1082. PMID: 31216419.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Sommers BD, Goldman AL, Lee D, Epstein AM. Survey mode effects and insurance coverage estimates in the redesigned Gallup well-being index. Health Serv Res. 2019 08; 54(4):940-946. PMID: 31006859.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Post-Acute Care After Joint Replacement in Medicare's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 05; 67(5):1027-1035. PMID: 30802938.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Barnett ML, Wilcock A, McWilliams JM, Epstein AM, Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Grabowski DC, Mehrotra A. Two-Year Evaluation of Mandatory Bundled Payments for Joint Replacement. N Engl J Med. 2019 01 17; 380(3):252-262. PMID: 30601709.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Medicare's Bundled Payments Initiative for Medical Conditions. N Engl J Med. 2018 11 01; 379(18):e33. PMID: 30380389.
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  14. Zuckerman RB, Wu S, Chen LM, Joynt Maddox KE, Sheingold SH, Epstein AM. The Five-Star Skilled Nursing Facility Rating System and Care of Disadvantaged Populations. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 01; 67(1):108-114. PMID: 30339726.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Sen AP, Chen LM, Wong Samson L, Epstein AM, Joynt Maddox KE. Performance in the Medicare Shared Savings Program by Accountable Care Organizations Disproportionately Serving Dual and Disabled Populations. Med Care. 2018 09; 56(9):805-811. PMID: 30036235.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Park JJ, Humble S, Sommers BD, Colditz GA, Epstein AM, Koh HK. Health Insurance for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Under the Affordable Care Act. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Aug 01; 178(8):1128-1129. PMID: 29710340.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Evaluation of Medicare's Bundled Payments Initiative for Medical Conditions. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 19; 379(3):260-269. PMID: 30021090.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Sommers BD, Fry CE, Blendon RJ, Epstein AM. New Approaches In Medicaid: Work Requirements, Health Savings Accounts, And Health Care Access. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 07; 37(7):1099-1108. PMID: 29924637.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Maddox KEJ, Epstein AM. Bundled Payments Initiative Participation and Retention-Reply. JAMA. 2018 05 22; 319(20):2138. PMID: 29800173.
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  20. Figueroa JF, Zheng J, Orav EJ, Epstein AM, Jha AK. Medicare Program Associated With Narrowing Hospital Readmission Disparities Between Black And White Patients. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 04; 37(4):654-661. PMID: 29608366.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Sommers BD, Clark KL, Epstein AM. Early Changes in Health Insurance Coverage under the Trump Administration. N Engl J Med. 2018 03 15; 378(11):1061-1063. PMID: 29539288.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Participation and Dropout in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative. JAMA. 2018 01 09; 319(2):191-193. PMID: 29318267.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  23. Samson LW, Chen LM, Epstein AM, Maddox KEJ. Dually Enrolled Beneficiaries Have Higher Episode Costs On The Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary Measure. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 01; 37(1):86-94. PMID: 29309214.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Joynt Maddox KE, Epstein AM, Samson LW, Chen LM. Performance And Participation Of Physicians In Year One Of Medicare's Value-Based Payment Modifier Program. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 12; 36(12):2175-2184. PMID: 29200334.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Zuckerman RB, Joynt Maddox KE, Sheingold SH, Chen LM, Epstein AM. Effect of a Hospital-wide Measure on the Readmissions Reduction Program. N Engl J Med. 2017 10 19; 377(16):1551-1558. PMID: 29045205.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    
  26. Joynt Maddox KE, Chen LM, Zuckerman R, Epstein AM. Association Between Race, Neighborhood, and Medicaid Enrollment and Outcomes in Medicare Home Health Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 02; 66(2):239-246. PMID: 28975604.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Sen AP, Chen LM, Cox DF, Epstein AM. Most Marketplace Plans Included At Least 25 Percent Of Local-Area Physicians, But Enrollment Disparities Remained. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 09 01; 36(9):1615-1623. PMID: 28874489.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Chen LM, Epstein AM, Orav EJ, Filice CE, Samson LW, Joynt Maddox KE. Association of Practice-Level Social and Medical Risk With Performance in the Medicare Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier Program. JAMA. 2017 08 01; 318(5):453-461. PMID: 28763549.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Joynt Maddox KE, Sen AP, Samson LW, Zuckerman RB, DeLew N, Epstein AM. Elements of Program Design in Medicare's Value-based and Alternative Payment Models: a Narrative Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Nov; 32(11):1249-1254. PMID: 28717900.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Malina D, Morrissey S, Hamel MB, Solomon CG, Epstein AM, Campion EW, Drazen JM. Health, Wealth, and the U.S. Senate. N Engl J Med. 2017 09 21; 377(12):e17. PMID: 28654356.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  31. Sommers BD, Maylone B, Blendon RJ, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Three-Year Impacts Of The Affordable Care Act: Improved Medical Care And Health Among Low-Income Adults. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 06 01; 36(6):1119-1128. PMID: 28515140.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Joynt KE, Zuckerman R, Epstein AM. Social Risk Factors and Performance Under Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing Programs. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2017 05; 10(5). PMID: 28506982.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Sommers BD, Epstein AM. Red-State Medicaid Expansions - Achilles' Heel of ACA Repeal? N Engl J Med. 2017 Feb 09; 376(6):e7. PMID: 28122189.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Joynt KE, De Lew N, Sheingold SH, Conway PH, Goodrich K, Epstein AM. Should Medicare Value-Based Purchasing Take Social Risk into Account? N Engl J Med. 2017 Feb 09; 376(6):510-513. PMID: 28029802.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    
  35. Sommers BD, Blendon RJ, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Changes in Utilization and Health Among Low-Income Adults After Medicaid Expansion or Expanded Private Insurance. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Oct 01; 176(10):1501-1509. PMID: 27532694.
    Citations: 67     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  36. Sommers BD, Gourevitch R, Maylone B, Blendon RJ, Epstein AM. Insurance Churning Rates For Low-Income Adults Under Health Reform: Lower Than Expected But Still Harmful For Many. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 10 01; 35(10):1816-1824. PMID: 27702954.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Zuckerman RB, Sheingold SH, Epstein AM. The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. N Engl J Med. 2016 08 04; 375(5):494. PMID: 27518683.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Zuckerman RB, Sheingold SH, Orav EJ, Ruhter J, Epstein AM. Readmissions, Observation, and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 21; 374(16):1543-51. PMID: 26910198.
    Citations: 137     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Busch AB, Epstein AM, McGuire TG, Normand SL, Frank RG. Thirty-Day Hospital Readmission for Medicaid Enrollees with Schizophrenia: The Role of Local Health Care Systems. J Ment Health Policy Econ. 2015 Sep; 18(3):115-24. PMID: 26474051.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Sommers BD, Maylone B, Nguyen KH, Blendon RJ, Epstein AM. The Impact Of State Policies On ACA Applications And Enrollment Among Low-Income Adults In Arkansas, Kentucky, And Texas. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Jun; 34(6):1010-8. PMID: 26056207.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. De Lew N, Epstein AM, Mann C. The Children's Health Insurance Program as Adolescence Ends: Nearly 2 Decades of Children's Coverage. Acad Pediatr. 2015 May-Jun; 15(3 Suppl):S7-8. PMID: 25906963.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Epstein AM, Sommers BD, Kuznetsov Y, Blendon RJ. Low-income residents in three states view Medicaid as equal to or better than private coverage, support expansion. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Nov; 33(11):2041-7. PMID: 25298540.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Epstein AM, Jha AK, Orav EJ. The impact of pay-for-performance on quality of care for minority patients. Am J Manag Care. 2014 Oct 01; 20(10):e479-86. PMID: 25414986.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. 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. PMID: 26111303.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    
  45. Epstein AM, Joynt KE, Jha AK, Orav EJ. 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. PMID: 25160840.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Frank RG, Epstein AM. Factors associated with high levels of spending for younger dually eligible beneficiaries with mental disorders. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jun; 33(6):1006-13. PMID: 24889950.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Chen LM, Norton EC, Langa KM, Le S, Epstein AM. Geographic variation in out-of-pocket expenditures of elderly Medicare beneficiaries. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jun; 62(6):1097-104. PMID: 24852182.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. 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. PMID: 24481052.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Sommers BD, Kenney GM, Epstein AM. New evidence on the Affordable Care Act: coverage impacts of early medicaid expansions. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jan; 33(1):78-87. PMID: 24395938.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Epstein AM, Jha AK, Orav EJ, Liebman DL, Audet AM, Zezza MA, Guterman S. Analysis of early accountable care organizations defines patient, structural, cost, and quality-of-care characteristics. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jan; 33(1):95-102. PMID: 24395940.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Sommers BD, Gordon S, Somers S, Ingram C, Epstein AM. Medicaid on the eve of expansion: a survey of state Medicaid officials on the Affordable Care Act. Am J Law Med. 2014; 40(2-3):253-79. PMID: 25211996.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Hu SX, Aitken ML, Epstein AM, Trusheim MR, Berndt ER. Market watch: defining and quantifying the use of personalized medicines. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2013 Dec; 12(12):896-7. PMID: 24287770.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Sommers BD, Arntson E, Kenney GM, Epstein AM. Lessons from early Medicaid expansions under health reform: interviews with Medicaid officials. Medicare Medicaid Res Rev. 2013; 3(4). PMID: 24834369.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Brown DL, Epstein AM, Schneider EC. Influence of cardiac surgeon report cards on patient referral by cardiologists in New York state after 20 years of public reporting. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 Nov; 6(6):643-8. PMID: 24221830.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Epstein AM. Promoting delivery system integration to foster higher value care slow progress ahead. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Aug 12; 173(15):1456-7. PMID: 23778502.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Jha AK, Epstein AM. A survey of board chairs of English hospitals shows greater attention to quality of care than among their US counterparts. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Apr; 32(4):677-85. PMID: 23569047.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Sommers BD, Epstein AM. U.S. governors and the Medicaid expansion--no quick resolution in sight. N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 07; 368(6):496-9. PMID: 23323866.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Bream E, Jha AK, Epstein AM, Black N. Views of the chairs of Scottish health boards on engagement with quality management and comparisons with English trusts. J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2013; 43(3):215-21. PMID: 24087799.
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  59. Epstein AM. Will pay for performance improve quality of care? The answer is in the details. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 08; 367(19):1852-3. PMID: 23134388.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Sommers BD, Baicker K, Epstein AM. Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 13; 367(11):1025-34. PMID: 22830435.
    Citations: 131     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  61. Sommers BD, Tomasi MR, Swartz K, Epstein AM. Reasons for the wide variation in Medicaid participation rates among states hold lessons for coverage expansion in 2014. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 May; 31(5):909-19. PMID: 22566429.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Jha AK, Joynt KE, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. The long-term effect of premier pay for performance on patient outcomes. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 26; 366(17):1606-15. PMID: 22455751.
    Citations: 79     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Fullerton CA, Epstein AM, Frank RG, Normand SL, Fu CX, McGuire TG. Medication use and spending trends among children with ADHD in Florida's Medicaid program, 1996-2005. Psychiatr Serv. 2012 Feb 01; 63(2):115-21. PMID: 22302327.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Chen LM, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Public reporting on risk-adjusted mortality after percutaneous coronary interventions in New York State: forecasting ability and impact on market share and physicians' decisions to discontinue practice. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Jan; 5(1):70-5. PMID: 22235066.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Epstein AM, Jha AK, Orav EJ. The relationship between hospital admission rates and rehospitalizations. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 15; 365(24):2287-95. PMID: 22168643.
    Citations: 72     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  66. Fullerton CA, Busch AB, Normand SL, McGuire TG, Epstein AM. Ten-year trends in quality of care and spending for depression: 1996 through 2005. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Dec; 68(12):1218-26. PMID: 22147841.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Goldman L, Epstein AM. Improving adherence--money isn't the only thing. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 01; 365(22):2131-3. PMID: 22080839.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Sommers BD, Swartz K, Epstein A. Policy makers should prepare for major uncertainties in Medicaid enrollment, costs, and needs for physicians under health reform. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Nov; 30(11):2186-93. PMID: 22031717.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. 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. PMID: 21976334.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  70. 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. PMID: 21642876.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Jha AK, Epstein AM. Governance around quality of care at hospitals that disproportionately care for black patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Mar; 27(3):297-303. PMID: 21948204.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  72. Ly DP, Jha AK, Epstein AM. The association between hospital margins, quality of care, and closure or other change in operating status. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Nov; 26(11):1291-6. PMID: 21837374.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  73. Sommers BD, Epstein AM. Why states are so miffed about Medicaid--economics, politics, and the "woodwork effect". N Engl J Med. 2011 Jul 14; 365(2):100-2. PMID: 21675913.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. 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. PMID: 21307118.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Chen F, Puig M, Yermilov I, Malin J, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, Kahn KL, Ganz PA, Gibbons MM. Using breast cancer quality indicators in a vulnerable population. Cancer. 2011 Aug 01; 117(15):3311-21. PMID: 21264846.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  76. Sommers BD, Epstein AM. Medicaid expansion--the soft underbelly of health care reform? N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 25; 363(22):2085-7. PMID: 21105788.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  77. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. The effect of financial incentives on hospitals that serve poor patients. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Sep 07; 153(5):299-306. PMID: 20820039.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Malin JL, Diamant AL, Leake B, Liu Y, Thind A, Kahn KL, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, Maly RC. Quality of care for breast cancer for uninsured women in california under the breast and cervical cancer prevention treatment act. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 20; 28(21):3479-84. PMID: 20530279.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  79. Epstein AM. Geographic variation in Medicare spending. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 01; 363(1):85-6. PMID: 20463335.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  80. Boutwell AE. Discharge planning and rates of readmissions. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 01; 362(13):1244; author reply 1245. PMID: 20357291.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  81. Chen LM, Jha AK, Guterman S, Ridgway AB, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. 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. PMID: 20177036.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  82. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Public reporting of discharge planning and rates of readmissions. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 31; 361(27):2637-45. PMID: 20042755.
    Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  83. 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. PMID: 19901141.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  84. Jha A, Epstein A. Hospital governance and the quality of care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Jan-Feb; 29(1):182-7. PMID: 19897509.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    
  85. Epstein AM, Aaron HJ, Baicker K, Hacker JS, Pauly MV. Health care reform in perspective. N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 15; 361(16):e30. PMID: 19828527.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  86. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Dobson A, Book RA, Epstein AM. Measuring efficiency: the association of hospital costs and quality of care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 May-Jun; 28(3):897-906. PMID: 19414903.
    Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  87. Epstein AM. Revisiting readmissions--changing the incentives for shared accountability. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 02; 360(14):1457-9. PMID: 19339727.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  88. Hamel MB, Drazen JM, Epstein AM. The growth of hospitalists and the changing face of primary care. N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 12; 360(11):1141-3. PMID: 19279346.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  89. Rosenthal MB, Landon BE, Normand SL, Ahmad TS, Epstein AM. Engagement of health plans and employers in addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care. Med Care Res Rev. 2009 Apr; 66(2):219-31. PMID: 19114606.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  90. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Patients' perception of hospital care in the United States. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 30; 359(18):1921-31. PMID: 18971493.
    Citations: 191     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  91. 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. PMID: 18947118.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  92. Schneider EC, Rosenthal M, Gatsonis CG, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Is the type of Medicare insurance associated with colorectal cancer screening prevalence and selection of screening strategy? Med Care. 2008 Sep; 46(9 Suppl 1):S84-90. PMID: 18725838.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  93. Baker CD, Caplan A, Davis K, Dentzer S, Epstein AM, Frist B, Galvin RS, King-Shaw RJ, Lee TH, Oberlander JB, Rosenbaum S, Schroeder SA, Tuckson RV. Health of the nation--coverage for all Americans. N Engl J Med. 2008 Aug 21; 359(8):777-80. PMID: 18716294.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  94. 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. PMID: 18626049.
    Citations: 62     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  95. Berkman L, Epstein AM. Beyond health care--socioeconomic status and health. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 05; 358(23):2509-10. PMID: 18525049.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  96. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Ridgway AB, Zheng J, Epstein AM. Does the Leapfrog program help identify high-quality hospitals? Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Jun; 34(6):318-25. PMID: 18595377.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Landon BE, Rosenthal MB, Normand SL, Frank RG, Epstein AM. Quality monitoring and management in commercial health plans. Am J Manag Care. 2008 Jun; 14(6):377-86. PMID: 18554076.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  98. Clark CR, Hicks LS, Keogh JH, Epstein AM, Ayanian JZ. Promoting access to renal transplantation: the role of social support networks in completing pre-transplant evaluations. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Aug; 23(8):1187-93. PMID: 18478302.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  99. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM. The characteristics and performance of hospitals that care for elderly Hispanic Americans. Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Mar-Apr; 27(2):528-37. PMID: 18332511.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  100. Greenberg CC, Schneider EC, Lipsitz SR, Ko CY, Malin JL, Epstein AM, Weeks JC, Kahn KL. Do variations in provider discussions explain socioeconomic disparities in postmastectomy breast reconstruction? J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Apr; 206(4):605-15. PMID: 18387464.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  101. Swartz K, Ayanian JZ, Soumerai SB, Epstein AM, Blumenthal D, McNeil BJ, Frank RG. Cures for an ailing system. Newsweek. 2007 Dec 10; 150(24):78, 80, 82 passim. PMID: 19146225.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  102. Rosenthal MB, Landon BE, Normand SL, Frank RG, Ahmad TS, Epstein AM. Employers' use of value-based purchasing strategies. JAMA. 2007 Nov 21; 298(19):2281-8. PMID: 18029832.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    
  103. Hussey P, Anderson G, Berthelot JM, Feek C, Kelley E, Osborn R, Raleigh V, Epstein A. Trends in socioeconomic disparities in health care quality in four countries. Int J Qual Health Care. 2008 Feb; 20(1):53-61. PMID: 18024997.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  104. Rosenthal MB, Landon BE, Howitt K, Song HR, Epstein AM. Climbing up the pay-for-performance learning curve: where are the early adopters now? Health Aff (Millwood). 2007 Nov-Dec; 26(6):1674-82. PMID: 17978386.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  105. Schneider EC, Malin JL, Kahn KL, Ko CY, Adams J, Epstein AM. Surviving colorectal cancer : patient-reported symptoms 4 years after diagnosis. Cancer. 2007 Nov 01; 110(9):2075-82. PMID: 17849466.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  106. Landon BE, Schneider EC, Normand SL, Scholle SH, Pawlson LG, Epstein AM. Quality of care in Medicaid managed care and commercial health plans. JAMA. 2007 Oct 10; 298(14):1674-81. PMID: 17925519.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  107. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Li Z, Epstein AM. The inverse relationship between mortality rates and performance in the Hospital Quality Alliance measures. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007 Jul-Aug; 26(4):1104-10. PMID: 17630453.
    Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  108. Jha AK, Orav EJ, Li Z, Epstein AM. Concentration and quality of hospitals that care for elderly black patients. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jun 11; 167(11):1177-82. PMID: 17563027.
    Citations: 91     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  109. Kahn KL, Schneider EC, Malin JL, Adams JL, Epstein AM. Patient centered experiences in breast cancer: predicting long-term adherence to tamoxifen use. Med Care. 2007 May; 45(5):431-9. PMID: 17446829.
    Citations: 73     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  110. Epstein AM. Pay for performance at the tipping point. N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 01; 356(5):515-7. PMID: 17259445.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  111. Mehrotra A, Epstein AM, Rosenthal MB. Do integrated medical groups provide higher-quality medical care than individual practice associations? Ann Intern Med. 2006 Dec 05; 145(11):826-33. PMID: 17146067.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  112. Rosenthal MB, Landon BE, Normand SL, Frank RG, Epstein AM. Pay for performance in commercial HMOs. N Engl J Med. 2006 Nov 02; 355(18):1895-902. PMID: 17079763.
    Citations: 81     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  113. Mattke S, Epstein AM, Leatherman S. The OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project: history and background. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006 Sep; 18 Suppl 1:1-4. PMID: 16954509.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  114. Epstein AM. Paying for performance in the United States and abroad. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 27; 355(4):406-8. PMID: 16870921.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  115. Jha AK, Epstein AM. The predictive accuracy of the New York State coronary artery bypass surgery report-card system. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006 May-Jun; 25(3):844-55. PMID: 16684751.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  116. Malin JL, Schneider EC, Epstein AM, Adams J, Emanuel EJ, Kahn KL. Results of the National Initiative for Cancer Care Quality: how can we improve the quality of cancer care in the United States? J Clin Oncol. 2006 Feb 01; 24(4):626-34. PMID: 16401682.
    Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  117. Schneider EC, Zaslavsky AM, Epstein AM. Quality of care in for-profit and not-for-profit health plans enrolling Medicare beneficiaries. Am J Med. 2005 Dec; 118(12):1392-400. PMID: 16378784.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  118. Rosenthal MB, Frank RG, Li Z, Epstein AM. Early experience with pay-for-performance: from concept to practice. JAMA. 2005 Oct 12; 294(14):1788-93. PMID: 16219882.
    Citations: 156     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  119. Jha AK, Fisher ES, Li Z, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Racial trends in the use of major procedures among the elderly. N Engl J Med. 2005 Aug 18; 353(7):683-91. PMID: 16107621.
    Citations: 106     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  120. Jha AK, Li Z, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. Care in U.S. hospitals--the Hospital Quality Alliance program. N Engl J Med. 2005 Jul 21; 353(3):265-74. PMID: 16034012.
    Citations: 100     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  121. Huskamp HA, Deverka PA, Epstein AM, Epstein RS, McGuigan KA, Muriel AC, Frank RG. Impact of 3-tier formularies on drug treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Apr; 62(4):435-41. PMID: 15809411.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  122. 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. PMID: 15769969.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  123. Zaslavsky AM, Epstein AM. How patients' sociodemographic characteristics affect comparisons of competing health plans in California on HEDIS quality measures. Int J Qual Health Care. 2005 Feb; 17(1):67-74. PMID: 15668313.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  124. Donohue JM, Berndt ER, Rosenthal M, Epstein AM, Frank RG. Effects of pharmaceutical promotion on adherence to the treatment guidelines for depression. Med Care. 2004 Dec; 42(12):1176-85. PMID: