Center for Studying Health System Change

Providing Insights that Contribute to Better Health Policy

Advanced Search Instructions

You can refine your search with the following modifiers:

* Use an to perform a wildcard search.Example: prescript* would return "prescription", "prescriptions" etc.
"" Use quotes to match a phrase.Example: "prescription drug" only returns results where the words are next to each other.
+ Use a plus sign to perform a search where the additional term MUST be part of the page.Example: prescription +drug
- Use a minus sign to perform a search where the additional term SHOULD NOT be part of the page.Example: prescription -drug
< > Use a < > sign to perform a search where the additional term should be of greater or lesser importance in the search.Example: prescription >drug
Find pages with the word precription with additional importance for the word drug.
( ) Use parentheses to group different search terms together.Example: prescription (+medicare -drug)
 

Insurance Coverage & Costs Access to Care Quality & Care Delivery Quality Improvement & Measurement Information Technology Patient-Provider Relationships Payment Policy Chronic Conditions Public Health Health Care Markets Issue Briefs Data Bulletins Research Briefs Policy Analyses Community Reports Journal Articles Other Publications Surveys Site Visits Design and Methods Data Files

Quality Improvement and Measurement

HSC research focuses on a wide range of quality improvement and measurement topics, including hospital quality reporting and pay-for-performance initiatives.




AllHSC PublicationsJournal ArticlesMost Popular  
Title Date Document Info  
The Role of Nurses in Hospital Quality ImprovementDebra A. Draper, Laurie E. Felland, Allison Liebhaber, Lori Melichar March 2008
HSC Research Brief No. 3
 
Hospital Quality Reporting: Separating the Signal from the NoiseEmily Carrier, Dori A. Cross April 2013
NIHCR Policy Analysis No. 11
 
High-Intensity Primary Care: Lessons for Physician and Patient EngagementTracy Yee, Amanda E. Lechner, Emily Carrier October 2012
NIHCR Research Brief No. 9
 
Physician Visits After Hospital Discharge: Implications for Reducing ReadmissionsAnna Sommers, Peter J. Cunningham, Deborah Alvarez December 2011
NIHCR Research Brief No. 6
 
How Engaged Are Consumers in Their Health and Health Care, and Why Does It MatterJudith H. Hibbard, Peter J. Cunningham October 2008
HSC Research Brief No. 8
 
A Health Plan Work in Progress: Hospital-Physician Price and Quality TransparencyAnn Tynan, Allison Liebhaber, Paul B. Ginsburg August 2008
HSC Research Brief No. 7
 
Physicians Moving to Mid-Sized, Single-Specialty PracticesAllison Liebhaber, Joy M. Grossman August 2007
Tracking Report No. 18
 
Consumer Tolerance for Inaccuracy in Physician Performance Ratings: One Size Fits NoneMatthew M. Davis, Judith H. Hibbard, Arnold Milstein March 2007
Issue Brief No. 110
 
Can Money Buy Quality? Physician Response to Pay for PerformanceThomas Bodenheimer, Jessica H. May, Robert A. Berenson, Jennifer Coughlan December 2005
Issue Brief No. 102
 
Primary Care Physicians' Links to Other Physicians Through Medicare Patients: The Scope of Care CoordinationHoangmai H. Pham, Ann S. O'Malley, Peter B. Bach, Deborah Schrag Feb. 17, 2009
Journal Article
Annals of Internal Medicine
 
Care Patterns in Medicare and Their Implications for Pay for PerformanceHoangmai H. Pham, Deborah Schrag, Ann S. O'Malley, Beny Wu, Peter B. Bach March 15, 2007
Journal Article
New England Journal of Medicine
 
Commercial Health Plans' Care Management Activities and the Impact on Costs, Quality and OutcomesDebra A. Draper April 11, 2007
Congressional Testimony
 
Leapfrog Patient-Safety Standards are a Stretch for Most HospitalsKelly Devers, Gigi Y. Liu February 2004
Issue Brief No. 77
 
Price and Quality Transparency of Medical Services April 2, 2009
Congressional Testimony
 
Paying for Quality: Health Plans Try Carrots Instead of SticksBradley C. Strunk, Robert E. Hurley May 2004
Issue Brief No. 82
 
Predictors of the Growing Influence of Clinical Practice GuidelinesAnn S. O'Malley, Hoangmai H. Pham, James D. Reschovsky March 27, 2007
Journal Article
Journal of General Internal Medicine
 
Physicians and Care Management: More Acceptance than You ThinkMarie C. Reed, Kelly Devers, Bruce Landon January 2003
Issue Brief No. 60
 
The Impact of Quality-Reporting Programs on Hospital OperationsHoangmai H. Pham, Jennifer Coughlan, Ann S. O'Malley September/October 2006
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
Delivery of Preventive Services to Older Adults by Primary Care PhysiciansHoangmai H. Pham, Deborah Schrag, J. Lee Hargraves, Peter B. Bach July 27, 2005
Journal Article
Journal of the American Medical Association
 
Physicians More Likely to Face Quality Incentives than Incentives That May Restrain CareJeffrey Stoddard, Joy M. Grossman, Liza Rudell January 2002
Issue Brief No. 48
 
       

 

Back to Top