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  • Defining potentially preventable adverse outcomes in Medicare elective lung resections. 2017 Feb 24. J Patient Saf. [Epub ahead of print] (read)
  • Risk-Adjusted Hospital Outcomes in Medicare Total Joint Replacement Surgical Procedures 2017 J Bone Joint Surg Am. (read)
  • Risk-adjusted outcomes in Medicare inpatient nephrectomy patients. 2016 Medicine (read)
  • Emergency department visits following joint replacement surgery in an era of mandatory bundled payments. 2016 Acad Emerg Med [Epub] (read)
  • Benchmarking hospital outcomes for improvement of care in Medicare elective colon surgery. 2016 Am J Surg (read)
  • Inpatient and 90-day postdischarge outcomes in cardiac surgery. 2016 Am J Manag Care (read)
  • Admission laboratory results to enhance prediction models of postdischarge outcomes in cardiac care. 2016 Am J Med Qual [Epub] (read)
  • Adding laboratory data to hospital claims data to improve risk adjustment of inpatient/30-day postdischarge outcomes. 2016 Am J Med Qual [Epub] (read)
  • Hospital outcomes in inpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Medicare patients. 2016 Ann Surg [Epub] (read)
  • The appropriate measurement of post-discharge readmissions in Medicare colon surgery. 2015 Am J Surg (read)
  • Medicare inpatient and 90-day post-discharge adverse outcomes in carotid artery surgery. 2015 Surgery (read)
  • Incorporating the last four digits of social security numbers substantially improves linking patient data from de-identified hospital claims databases. 2015 Health Serv Res (read)
  • Composite measurement of outcomes in Medicare inpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy. 2015 J Am Coll Surg (read)
  • Prediction models of Medicare 90-day post-discharge deaths, readmissions, and costs in bowel operations. 2015 Am J Surg (read)
  • Can adding laboratory values improve risk adjustment mortality models using clinical percutaneous intervention registry data? 2015 J Invasive Cardiol (read)
  • Using clinically-enhanced claims data to discern current patterns of inpatient care and identify opportunities for improvement. 2014 J Pharmaceut Care Health Syst (read)
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