2017

Chen LM, Norton EC, Banerjee M, Regenbogen SE, Cain-Nielsen AH, Birkmeyer JD. Spending on care after surgery driven by choice of care settings instead of intensity of services. Health Affairs 36:83-90, 2017

Funk RJ, Owen-Smith J, Landon BE, Birkmeyer JD, Hollingsworth JM. Identifying natural alignments between ambulatory surgery centers and local health systems building broader communities of surgical care. Medical Care 55:e9-e15, 2017

Gourevitch RA, Mehrotra A, Galvin G, Karp M, Plough A, Shah NT. How do pregnant women use quality measures when choosing their obstetric provider? Birth 44:120-127, 2017

Hyder JA, Hanson KT, Storlie CB, Glasgow A, Madde NR, Brown MJ. Kor DJ, Cima RR, Habermann EB. Safety of overlapping surgery at a high-volume referral center. Annals of Surgery 265:639-644, 2017

Kent M, Whyte R, Fleishman A, Tomich D, Forrow L, Rodrigue J. Public perceptions of overlapping surgery. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 224:771-778, 2017

Schneider JE, Ohsfeldt R, Li P, Miller TR, Scheibling C. Assessing the impact of state “opt-out” policy on access to and costs of surgeries and other procedures requiring anesthesia services. Health Economics Review 7:10, 2017

Sun EC, Dexter F, Miller TR, Baker LC. "Opt out" and access to anesthesia care for elective and urgent surgeries among U.S. Medicare beneficiaries. Anesthesiology 126:461-471, 2017  

Weigel PA, Ullrich F, Finegan CN, Ward MM. Rural bypass for elective surgeries. The Journal of Rural Health 33:135-145, 2017

2016

Hollingsworth JM, Dunn RL, Suskind AM, Banerjee M, Hollenbeck BK. Validation of a Medicare claims-based algorithm for identifying freestanding ambulatory surgery centers. Medical Care 54:e43-e46, 2016

Meyer MJ, Hyder JA, Cole DJ, Kamdar NV. The mandate to measure patient experience: how can patients "value" anesthesia care? Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:1211-1215, 2016

Miller TR, Abouleish A, Halzack NM. Anesthesiologists are affiliated with many hospitals only reporting anesthesia claims using modifier QZ for Medicare claims in 2013. A & A Case Reports 6:217-219, 2016

Moazzez A, de Virgilio C. Role of surgical services in profitability of hospitals in California: an analysis of Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development annual financial data. The American Surgeon 82:894-897, 2016

Negrusa B, Hogan PF, Warner JT, Schroeder CH, Pang B. Scope of practice laws and anesthesia complications: no measurable impact of certified registered nurse anesthetist expanded scope of practice on anesthesia-related complications. Medical Care 54:913-920, 2016

O’Leary JD, Wijeysundera DN, Crawford MW. Effect of surgical safety checklists on pediatric surgical complications in Ontario. Canadian Medical Association Journal 188: E191-E198, 2016

Sun E, Dexter F, Miller TR. The effect of "opt-out" regulation on access to surgical care for urgent cases in the United States: evidence from the national inpatient sample. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:1983-1991, 2016

Sun EC, Miller TR, Halzack NM. In the United States, “opt-out” states show no increase in access to anesthesia services for Medicare beneficiaries compared with non-“opt-out” states. A & A Case Reports 6:283-285, 2016

Zhang AL, Sing DC, Dang DY, Ma CB, Black D, Vail TP, Feeley BT. Overlapping surgery in the ambulatory orthopaedic setting. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 98:1859-1867, 2016

2015

Glick DB, Wroblewski K, Apfelbaum S, Dauber B, Woo J, Tung A. The relationship between competition and quality in procedural cardiac care. Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:220-229, 2015

Govindarajan A, Urbach DR, Kumar M, Li Q, Murray BJ, Juurlink D, Kennedy E, Gagliardi A, Sutradhar R, Baxter NN. Outcomes of daytime procedures performed by attending surgeons after night work. The New England Journal of Medicine 373:845-853, 2015

Haller G, Combescure C, Mamie C, Zoccatelli D, Clergue F. Impact of policies regulating foreign physician migration to Switzerland: a modelling case study in anaesthesia. BMC Health Services Research 15:204, 2015

Hollenbeck BK, Dunn RL, Suskind AM, Strope SA, Zhang Y, Hollingsworth JM. Ambulatory surgery centers and their intended effects on outpatient surgery. Health Services Research 50:1491-1507, 2015

Hollingsworth JM, Funk RJ, Owen-Smith J, Landon BE, Hollenbeck BK, Birkmeyer JD. Assessing the reach of health reform to outpatient surgery with social network analysis. Annals of Surgery 261:468-472, 2015

Hsia IK, Dexter F, Logvinov I, Tankosic N, Ramakrishna H, Brull SJ. Survey of the national drug shortage effect on anesthesia and patient safety: a patient perspective. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:502-506, 2015  

Kerber KA, Raphaelson M, Barkley GL, Burke JF. Is physician work in procedure and test codes more highly valued than that in evaluation and management codes? Annals of Surgery 262:267-272, 2015

Liao CJ, Quraishi JA, Jordan LM. Geographical imbalance of anesthesia providers and its impact on the uninsured and vulnerable populations. Nursing Economics 33:263-270, 2015

Merkow RP, Ju MH, Chung JW, Hall BL, Cohen ME, Williams MV, Tsai TC, Ko CY, Bilimoria KY. Underlying reasons associated with hospital readmission following surgery in the United States. JAMA 313:483-495, 2015

Raphael DR, Cannesson M, Rinehart J, Kain ZN. Health care costs and the perioperative surgical home: a survey study. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:1344-1349, 2015

Russell KW, Rollins MD, Barnhart DC, Mone MC, Meyers RL, Skarda DE, Soukup ES, Black RE, Molitor MS, Stoddard GJ, Scaife ER. Charge awareness affects treatment choice: prospective randomized trial in pediatric appendectomy. Annals of Surgery 262:189-193, 2015

Sacks GD, Lawson EH, Dawes AJ, Russell MM, Maggard-Gibbons M, Zingmond DS, Ko CY. Relationship between hospital performance on a patient satisfaction survey and surgical quality. JAMA Surgery 150:858-864, 2015

Suskind AM, Zhang Y, Dunn RL, Hollingsworth JM, Strope SA, Hollenbeck BK. Understanding the diffusion of ambulatory surgery centers. Surgical Innovation 22:257-265, 2015

Tsai TC, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Patient satisfaction and quality of surgical care in US hospitals. Annals of Surgery 261:2-8, 2015

2014

MacIntyre P, Stevens B, Collins S, Hewer I. Cost of education and earning potential for non-physician anesthesia providers. AANA Journal 82:25-31, 2014

Mudumbai SC, Honkanen A, Chan J, Schmitt S, Saynina O, Hackel A, Gregory G, Phibbs CS, Wise PH. Variations in inpatient pediatric anesthesia in California from 2000 to 2009: a caseload and geographic analysis. Paediatric Anaesthesia 24:1295-1301, 2014

Munnich EL, Parente ST. Procedures take less time at ambulatory surgery centers, keeping costs down and ability to meet demand up. Health Affairs 33:764-769, 2014

Suskind AM, Dunn RL, Zhang Y, Hollingsworth JM, Hollenbeck BK. Ambulatory surgery centers and outpatient urologic surgery among Medicare beneficiaries. Urology 84:57-61, 2014

2013

Cookson G, Jones S, McIntosh B. Cancelled procedures: inequality, inequity and the national health service reforms. Health Economics 22:870-876, 2013

2012

Al-Amin M, Housman M. Ambulatory surgery center and general hospital competition: Entry decisions and strategic choices. Health Care Management Review 37:223-234, 2012

Krupka DC, Sandberg WS, Weeks WB. The impact on hospitals of reducing surgical complications suggests many will need shared savings programs with payers. Health Affairs 31:2571-2578, 2012.

Laudicella M, Siciliani L, Cookson R. Waiting times and socioeconomic status: evidence from England. Social Science & Medicine 74:1331-1341, 2012

Yee CA. Physicians on board: an examination of physician financial interests in ASCs using longitudinal data. Journal of Health Economics 30:904-918, 2011

2011

Bayman EO, Dexter F, Laur JJ, Wachtel RE. National incidence of use of monitored anesthesia care. Anesthesia & Analgesia 113:165-169, 2011  

Bederman SS, Coyte PC, Kreder HJ, Mahomed NN, McIsaac WJ, Wright JG. Who’s in the driver's seat? The influence of patient and physician enthusiasm on regional variation in degenerative lumbar spinal surgery: a population-based study. Spine 36:481-489, 2011

Carey K, Burgess JF Jr, Young GJ. Hospital competition and financial performance: the effects of ambulatory surgery centers. Health Economics 20:571-581, 2011

Fry DE, Pine M, Jones BL, Meimban RJ. The impact of ineffective and inefficient care on the excess costs of elective surgical procedures. Journal of American College of Surgeons 212:779-786, 2011

Hollingsworth JM, Krein SL, Ye Z, Kim HM, Hollenbeck BK. Opening of ambulatory surgery centers and procedure use in elderly patients: data from Florida. Archives of Surgery 146:187-193, 2011

Miller DC, Gust C, Dimick JB, Birkmeyer N, Skinner J, Birkmeyer JD. Large variations in medicare payments for surgery highlight savings potential from bundled payment programs. Health Affairs 30:2107-2115, 2011

Plotzke MR, Courtemanche C. Does procedure profitability impact whether an outpatient surgery is performed at an ambulatory surgery center or hospital? Health Economics 20:817-831, 2011

2010

Block EF, Rudloff B, Noon C, Behn B. Regionalization of surgical services in central Florida: the next step in acute care surgery. The Journal of Trauma 69:640-644, 2010

Courtemanche C, Plotzke M. Does competition from ambulatory surgical centers affect hospital surgical output? Journal of Health Economics 29:765-773, 2010

Dulisse B, Cromwell J. No harm found when nurse anesthetists work without supervision by physicians. Health Affairs 29:1469-1475, 2010

Elixhauser A, Andrews RM. Profile of inpatient operating room procedures in US hospitals in 2007. Archives of Surgery 145:1201-1208, 2010

Fric-Shamji EC, Shamji MF. Effect of US State Certificate of Need regulation of operating rooms on surgical resident training. Clinical and Investigative Medicine 33:E78-E84, 2010

Hollingsworth JM, Ye Z, Strope SA, Krein SL, Hollenbeck AT, Hollenbeck BK. Physician-ownership of ambulatory surgery centers linked to higher volume of surgeries. Health Affairs 29: 683-689, 2010

Mitchell JM. Effect of physician ownership of specialty hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers on frequency of use of outpatient orthopedic surgery. Archives of Surgery 145:732-738, 2010

Varkevisser M, van der Geest SA, Schut FT. Assessing hospital competition when prices don't matter to patients: the use of time-elasticities. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics 10:43-60, 2010

2009

Strope SA, Daignault S, Hollingsworth JM, Ye Z, Wei JT, Hollenbeck BK. Physician ownership of ambulatory surgery centers and practice patterns for urological surgery: evidence from the state of Florida. Medical Care Science 47: 403-410, 2009

Strope SA, Sarma A, Ye Z, Wei JT, Hollenbeck BK. Disparities in the use of ambulatory surgical centers: a cross sectional study. BMC Health Services Research 9:121, 2009

Valente R, Testi A, Tanfani E, Fato M, Porro I, Santo M, Santori G, Torre G, Ansaldo G. A model to prioritize access to elective surgery on the basis of clinical urgency and waiting time. BMC Health Services Research 9:1, 2009

2008

Carey K, Burgess JF Jr, Young GJ. Specialty and full-service hospitals: a comparative cost analysis. Health Services Research 43:1869-1887, 2008

Encinosa WE, Hellinger FJ. The impact of medical errors on ninety-day costs and outcomes: an examination of surgical patients. Health Services Research 43:2067-2085, 2008

Siciliani L. A note on the dynamic interaction between waiting times and waiting lists. Health Economics 17:639-647, 2008

2007

Bian J, Morrisey MA. Free-standing ambulatory surgery centers and hospital surgery volume. Inquiry 44:200-210, 2007

Cipriano LE, Chesworth BM, Anderson CK, Zaric GS. Predicting joint replacement waiting times. Health Care Management Science 10:195-215, 2007

Mitchell JM. Utilization changes following market entry by physician-owned specialty hospitals. Medical Care Research and Review 64:395-415, 2007

2006

Hall BL, Campbell DA Jr, Phillips LR, Hamilton BH. Evaluating individual surgeons based on total hospital costs: evidence for variation in both total costs and volatility of costs. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 202:565-576, 2006

2005

Davenport DL, Henderson WG, Khuri SF, Mentzer RM Jr. Preoperative risk factors and surgical complexity are more predictive of costs than postoperative complications: a case study using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database. Annals of Surgery 242:463-471, 2005

Kjerstad E. Auctions vs negotiations: a study of price differentials. Health Economics 14:1239-1251, 2005

Siciliani L, Hurstb J. Tackling excessive waiting times for elective surgery: a comparative analysis of policies in 12 OECD countries. Health Policy 72:201-215, 2005

Singh N, Brooke-Cowden GL, Whitehurst C, Smith D, Senior J. The Auburn Elective Surgery Pilot Project. ANZ Journal of Surgery 75:768-775, 2005

Sobolev BG, Levy AR, Kuramoto L, Hayden R. Chances of late surgery in relation to length of wait lists. BMC Health Services Research 5:63, 2005

2004

Shortt SE, Shaw RA, Elliott D, Mackillop WJ. Monitoring trends in waiting periods in Canada for elective surgery: validation of a method using administrative data. The Canadian Journal of Surgery 47:173-178, 2004

Sobolev B, Brown P, Zelt D, Kuramoto L. Waiting time in relation to wait-list size at registration: statistical analysis of a waiting-list registry. The Clinical and Investigative Medicine 27:298-305, 2004

2003

Ham C, Kipping R, McLeod H. Redesigning work processes in health care: lessons from the National Health Service. The Milbank Quarterly 81:415-439, 2003

2002

Quan H, Lafreniere R, Johnson D. Health service costs for patients on the waiting list. Canadian Journal of Surgery 45:34-42, 2002

Taylor MC, Hadorn DC. Developing priority criteria for general surgery: results from the Western Canada Waiting List Project. Canadian Journal of Surgery 45:351-357, 2002

2001

Birkmeyer JD, Finlayson EV, Birkmeyer CM. Volume standards for high-risk surgical procedures: potential benefits of the Leapfrog initiative. Surgery 130:415-431, 2001

Sobolev B, Brown P, Zelt D. Modeling and analysis of multistate access to elective surgery. Health Care Management Science 4:125-132, 2001

2000

McDonagh MS, Smith DH, Goddard M. Measuring appropriate use of acute beds - A systematic review of methods and results. Health Policy 53:157-184, 2000

1999

Roberts RR, Frutos PW, Ciavarella GG, Gussow LM, Mensah EK, Kampe LM, Straus HE, Joseph G, Rydman RJ. Distribution of variable vs fixed costs of hospital care. JAMA 281:644-649, 1999

1995

Macario A, Vitez TS, Dunn B, McDonald T. Where are the costs in perioperative care? Analysis of hospital costs and charges for inpatient surgical care. Anesthesiology 83:1138-1144, 1995