Publications by authors named "Bruce E Landon"

100Publications

Financing Buprenorphine Treatment in Primary Care: A Microsimulation Model.

Ann Fam Med 2020 11;18(6):535-544

Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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November 2020

Inpatient patient safety events in vulnerable populations: a retrospective cohort study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Oct 26. Epub 2020 Oct 26.

Center for Healthcare Delivery Science, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

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October 2020

The impact of sampling patients on measuring physician patient-sharing networks using Medicare data.

Health Serv Res 2020 Oct 14. Epub 2020 Oct 14.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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October 2020

Evaluation of Hospital Performance Using the Excess Days in Acute Care Measure in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

Ann Intern Med 2020 Oct 13. Epub 2020 Oct 13.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (R.K.W., B.E.L., C.S., R.W.Y.).

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October 2020

Regional Variation in Use of End-of-Life Care at Hospitals, Intensive Care Units, and Hospices Among Older Adults With Chronic Illness in the US, 2010 to 2016.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 07 1;3(7):e2010810. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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July 2020

Primary Care Practice Finances In The United States Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2020 Sep 25;39(9):1605-1614. Epub 2020 Jun 25.

Bruce E. Landon is a professor of health care policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and a professor of medicine and practicing internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston.

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September 2020

Implications of Changes in Medicare Payment and Documentation for Primary Care Spending and Time Use.

J Gen Intern Med 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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June 2020

Medicare's Care Management Codes Might Not Support Primary Care As Expected.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2020 May;39(5):828-836

Bruce E. Landon is a professor in the Departments of Health Care Policy and of Medicine and a faculty member in the Center for Primary Care, all at Harvard Medical School.

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May 2020

Spending variation among ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

Am J Manag Care 2020 04;26(4):170-175

Harvard Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy, 14 Story St, Cambridge, MA 02138. Email:

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April 2020

Association of Physician Peer Influence With Subsequent Physician Adoption and Use of Bevacizumab.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 01 3;3(1):e1918586. Epub 2020 Jan 3.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2020

Changes in Quality of Care after Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions.

N Engl J Med 2020 01;382(1):51-59

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School (N.D.B., B.E.L., J.B.D., J.M.M.), Harvard Business School and the National Bureau of Economic Research (L.S.D.), the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (B.E.L.), and the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital (I.K., J.M.M.) - all in Boston.

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January 2020

Characteristics of Americans With Primary Care and Changes Over Time, 2002-2015.

JAMA Intern Med 2020 03;180(3):463-466

Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts.

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March 2020

The case for expanding abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.

J Vasc Surg 2020 05 9;71(5):1809-1812. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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May 2020

AAA Screening Should Be Expanded.

Circulation 2019 09 9;140(11):889-890. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (T.F.X.O., M.L.S.), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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September 2019

Validating Reports of Chronic Conditions in the Medicare CAHPS Survey.

Med Care 2019 10;57(10):830-835

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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October 2019

Primary Care First - Is It a Step Back?

N Engl J Med 2019 Sep 17;381(10):898-901. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

From the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC (L.L.S.); Research and Analytics, Collective Health, San Francisco (S.B.); and the Center for Primary Care (S.B.) and the Department of Health Care Policy (B.E.L.), Harvard Medical School, and the Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (B.E.L.) - both in Boston.

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September 2019

Achieving Success Under Payment Reform-More Questions Than Answers.

JAMA Netw Open 2019 07 3;2(7):e196947. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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July 2019

Utilization and Outcomes for Spine Surgery in the United States and Canada.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2019 Oct;44(19):1371-1380

Healthcare & Outcomes Research, Arthritis Program, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON.

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October 2019

Getting More Savings from ACOs - Can the Pace Be Pushed?

N Engl J Med 2019 Jun;380(23):2190-2192

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School (J.M.M., B.E.L., M.E.C.), the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School (J.M.M.), the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (B.E.L.), the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (V.K.R.), and Harvard Business School (V.K.R.) - all in Boston.

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June 2019

Measuring the quality of inpatient specialist consultation in the intensive care unit: Nursing and family experiences of communication.

PLoS One 2019 11;14(4):e0214918. Epub 2019 Apr 11.

Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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December 2019

Adjusted Mortality Rates Are Lower For Medicare Advantage Than Traditional Medicare, But The Rates Converge Over Time.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2019 04;38(4):554-560

Bruce E. Landon is a professor in the Departments of Health Care Policy and of Medicine and a faculty member in the Center for Primary Care, all at Harvard Medical School.

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April 2019

A Step toward Protecting Payments for Primary Care.

Authors:
Bruce E Landon

N Engl J Med 2019 Feb;380(6):507-510

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and the Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - both in Boston.

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February 2019

Health Care Spending Slowed After Rhode Island Applied Affordability Standards To Commercial Insurers.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2019 02;38(2):237-245

Sanjay Basu is an assistant professor of medicine in the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and the Center for Population Health Sciences, both in the Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine.

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February 2019

Quality and Experience of Outpatient Care in the United States for Adults With or Without Primary Care.

JAMA Intern Med 2019 03;179(3):363-372

Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

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March 2019

Patterns in Outpatient Benzodiazepine Prescribing in the United States.

JAMA Netw Open 2019 01 4;2(1):e187399. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2019

How Is Telemedicine Being Used In Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorder Treatment?

Health Aff (Millwood) 2018 12;37(12):1940-1947

Ateev Mehrotra is an associate professor of health care policy and medicine in the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School.

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December 2018

Adoption of Medicare's Transitional Care Management and Chronic Care Management Codes in Primary Care.

JAMA 2018 12;320(24):2596-2597

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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December 2018

Gatekeeping and patterns of outpatient care post healthcare reform.

Am J Manag Care 2018 10 1;24(10):e312-e318. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Department of Health Care Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Kresge 411, Boston, MA 02115. Email:

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October 2018

The authors reply.

Crit Care Med 2018 10;46(10):e1020-e1021

Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA and Laboratory for Computational Physiology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and Division of Primary Care and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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October 2018

Emergency Department Care for Patients with Limited English Proficiency: a Retrospective Cohort Study.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 12 5;33(12):2113-2119. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

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December 2018

Medicare Spending after 3 Years of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

N Engl J Med 2018 09 5;379(12):1139-1149. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School (J.M.M., L.A.H., B.E.L., P.H., M.E.C.), the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School (J.M.M.), and the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (B.E.L.) - all in Boston.

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September 2018

Comparison of Approaches for Aggregating Quality Measures in Population-based Payment Models.

Health Serv Res 2018 12 22;53(6):4477-4490. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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December 2018

Finance and Time Use Implications of Team Documentation for Primary Care: A Microsimulation.

Ann Fam Med 2018 07;16(4):308-313

Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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July 2018

Concerns Regarding Resource Use and Outcomes in Subsets of Clinicians-Reply.

JAMA Intern Med 2018 04;178(4):581

Center for Healthcare Delivery Science, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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April 2018

Use of an Assistant Surgeon Does not Mitigate the Effect of Lead Surgeon Volume on Outcomes Following Open Repair of Intact Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2018 05 31;55(5):714-719. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2018

It's Not Just About How Much You're Paid.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 06;33(6):779-780

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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June 2018

Trends in Diabetes Treatment and Monitoring among Medicare Beneficiaries.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 04 9;33(4):471-480. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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April 2018

Comparison of physician networks constructed from thresholded ties versus shared clinical episodes.

Appl Netw Sci 2018 13;3(1):28. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

3Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA USA.

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August 2018

Effect of Boarding on Mortality in ICUs.

Crit Care Med 2018 04;46(4):525-531

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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April 2018

Characteristics and Disparities among Primary Care Practices in the United States.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 04 4;33(4):481-486. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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April 2018

Medicare ACO Program Savings Not Tied To Preventable Hospitalizations Or Concentrated Among High-Risk Patients.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 12;36(12):2085-2093

Bruce E. Landon is a professor of health care policy in the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School.

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December 2017

Patient-Sharing Networks of Physicians and Health Care Utilization and Spending Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

JAMA Intern Med 2018 01;178(1):66-73

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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January 2018

Trends in Patient-Perceived Shared Decision Making Among Adults in the United States, 2002-2014.

Ann Fam Med 2017 Nov;15(6):552-556

Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.

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November 2017

Comparison of Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes Among Hospitalists, Primary Care Physicians, and Other Generalists.

JAMA Intern Med 2017 12;177(12):1781-1787

Center for Healthcare Delivery Science, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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December 2017

Challenges in Implementing Personalized Care Planning-Reply.

JAMA 2017 11;318(17):1713-1714

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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November 2017

The Paradox of Coding - Policy Concerns Raised by Risk-Based Provider Contracts.

N Engl J Med 2017 Sep;377(13):1211-1213

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston (B.E.L.), and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham (R.E.M.) - both in Massachusetts.

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September 2017

Comparison of Endovascular Stent Grafts for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in Medicare Beneficiaries.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Feb 8;47:31-42. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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February 2018

High Levels Of Capitation Payments Needed To Shift Primary Care Toward Proactive Team And Nonvisit Care.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 09;36(9):1599-1605

Bruce E. Landon is a professor in the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School.

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September 2017

Short-term rehospitalization across the spectrum of age and insurance types in the United States.

PLoS One 2017 10;12(7):e0180767. Epub 2017 Jul 10.

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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September 2017

Can Personalized Care Planning Improve Primary Care?

JAMA 2017 Jul;318(1):25-26

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts5Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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July 2017

Seeking Value in Healthcare: The Importance of Generalists as Primary Care Physicians.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 09 29;65(9):1900-1901. Epub 2017 May 29.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts.

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September 2017

Insurance Transitions and Changes in Physician and Emergency Department Utilization: An Observational Study.

J Gen Intern Med 2017 Oct 18;32(10):1146-1155. Epub 2017 May 18.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180A Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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October 2017

Rapid Growth In Mental Health Telemedicine Use Among Rural Medicare Beneficiaries, Wide Variation Across States.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 05;36(5):909-917

Alisa B. Busch is an assistant professor of health care policy and psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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May 2017

Association of Primary Care Practice Location and Ownership With the Provision of Low-Value Care in the United States.

JAMA Intern Med 2017 06;177(6):838-845

Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts4Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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June 2017

Early Impact Of CareFirst's Patient-Centered Medical Home With Strong Financial Incentives.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 03;36(3):468-475

Michael E. Chernew is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy in the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School.

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March 2017

Tipping the Scale - The Norms Hypothesis and Primary Care Physician Behavior.

Authors:
Bruce E Landon

N Engl J Med 2017 Mar;376(9):810-811

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; and the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - both in Boston.

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March 2017

Comparing Use of Low-Value Health Care Services Among U.S. Advanced Practice Clinicians and Physicians.

Ann Intern Med 2017 01;166(1):77

From David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2017

Thresholds for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in England and the United States.

N Engl J Med 2016 11;375(21):2051-2059

From St. George's Vascular Institute, St. George's University of London, London (A.K., A.V.-D., P.J.H., I.M.L., M.M.T.); and the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School (M.L.S., P.A.S.), and the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School (B.E.L.) - both in Boston.

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November 2016

All-Payer Claims Databases - Uses and Expanded Prospects after Gobeille.

N Engl J Med 2016 Dec 23;375(23):2215-2217. Epub 2016 Nov 23.

From Freedman HealthCare, Newton (J.D.F., L.G.), and the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, and the Divisions of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston (B.E.L.) - both in Massachusetts.

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December 2016

Low-Value Service Use in Provider Organizations.

Health Serv Res 2018 02 10;53(1):87-119. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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February 2018

The Quality of Outpatient Care Delivered to Adults in the United States, 2002 to 2013.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 Dec;176(12):1778-1790

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts3Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts4Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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December 2016

From healthcare to health: A proposed pathway to population health.

Healthc (Amst) 2016 Dec 28;4(4):291-297. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Effects of New Funding Models for Patient-Centered Medical Homes on Primary Care Practice Finances and Services: Results of a Microsimulation Model.

Ann Fam Med 2016 09;14(5):404-14

Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Ariadne Labs, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts.

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September 2016

Dual antiplatelet therapy is associated with prolonged survival after lower extremity revascularization.

J Vasc Surg 2016 Dec 27;64(6):1633-1644.e1. Epub 2016 Aug 27.

Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Geographic Variation in Quality of Care for Commercially Insured Patients.

Health Serv Res 2017 04 3;52(2):849-862. Epub 2016 May 3.

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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April 2017

Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Nationwide High-deductible Health Plan Before and After the Affordable Care Act.

Med Care 2016 May;54(5):466-73

*Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute†Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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May 2016

Early Performance of Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare.

N Engl J Med 2016 Jun 13;374(24):2357-66. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

From the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School (J.M.M., L.A.H., M.E.C., B.E.L., A.L.S.), the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School (J.M.M.), and the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (B.E.L.) - all in Boston.

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June 2016

Discretionary Interpretations of Accountable Care Organization Data-Reply.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 Mar;176(3):412

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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March 2016

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Enrollees Report Less Positive Experiences Than Their Medicare Advantage Counterparts.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2016 Mar;35(3):456-63

Paul D. Cleary is the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health and dean of the Yale School of Public Health, in New Haven, Connecticut.

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March 2016

A Survey of Innovative Reimbursement Models in Spine Care.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2016 Feb;41(4):344-52

*Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts†Department of Orthopaedics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts‡Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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February 2016

How Accountable Care Organizations Responded to Pediatric Incentives in the Alternative Quality Contract.

Acad Pediatr 2016 Mar 30;16(2):200-7. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

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March 2016

Changes in Low-Value Services in Year 1 of the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Program.

JAMA Intern Med 2015 Nov;175(11):1815-25

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts3Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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November 2015

Doctors and Their Workshops.

Med Care 2015 Oct;53(10):837-9

*Department of Health Policy & Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD †Harvard Medical School ‡Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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October 2015

Transforming Primary Care Practice and Education: Lessons From 6 Academic Learning Collaboratives.

J Ambul Care Manage 2017 Apr/Jun;40(2):125-138

Federal Office of Public Health, Bern, Switzerland, and Institute of Primary Care, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland (Ms Koch); Center for Primary Care (Drs Bitton and Phillips), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (Ms Koch); Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (Dr Bitton); and Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts (Dr Landon).

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February 2018

Setting a research agenda for medical overuse.

BMJ 2015 Aug 25;351:h4534. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia Lown Institute, Sydney, Australia.

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August 2015

Identifying Natural Alignments Between Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Local Health Systems: Building Broader Communities of Surgical Care.

Med Care 2017 Feb;55(2):e9-e15

*Department of Sociology, University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts ‡Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan Medical School §Department of Urology, Dow Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI †Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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February 2017

A comparison of relative resource use and quality in Medicare Advantage health plans versus traditional Medicare.

Am J Manag Care 2015 Aug;21(8):559-66

Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215. E-mail:

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August 2015

National Trends and Disparities in Mammography Among Commercially Insured Women, 2001-2010.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2015 Sep-Oct;21(5):426-32

Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts (Drs Wharam, Zhang, and Ross-Degnan and Mr Xu); Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (Dr Landon).

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December 2016

Long-Term Outcomes of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in the Medicare Population.

N Engl J Med 2015 Jul;373(4):328-38

From the Departments of Surgery (M.L.S., D.B.B., T.C., J.C.M, J.D.) and Medicine (B.E.L.), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School (B.E.L.) - both in Boston; and the Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH (A.J.O.).

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July 2015