Health Care Management Papers

Health Care Management Papers

 
The Health Care Management Department is the Wharton School’s base for scholarship, education, and innovative thinking related to the business, management and policy of health care services, health care technology, and health care financing. The department sponsors three educational programs: The PhD in Health Care Management and Economics, The MBA Program in Health Care Management, and the BS in Economics with a Concentration in Health Care Management and Policy.

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Submissions from 2009

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Diabetes Prevalence and Diagnosis in US States: Analysis of Health Surveys, Goodarz Danaei, Ari B. Friedman, Shefali Oza, Christopher Jl Murray, and Majid Ezzati

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The Convergence Between For-Profit and Nonprofit Hospitals in the United States, Guy David

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Why are the Disability Rolls Skyrocketing? The Contribution of Population Characteristics, Economic Conditions, and Program Generosity, Mark Duggan and Scott. A. Imberman

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Cultural Variations and the Morphology of Innovation, John R. Kimberly and Colleen Beecken Rye

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The Formation of Peer Reputation Among Physicians and Its Effect on Technology Adoption, Amol Navathe and Guy David

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Evolution of Predator and Prey Movement into Sink Habitats, Sebastian J. Schreiber and Evan Saltzman

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Comparative Effectiveness — Thinking Beyond Medication A versus Medication B, Kevin G. Volpp and Anup Das

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A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation., Kevin. G. Volpp, Andrea. B. Troxel, Mark. V. Pauly, Henry. A. Glick, Andrea Puig, David A. Asch, Robert Galvin, Jingsan Zhu, Fei Wan, Jill DeGuzman, Elizabeth Corbett, Janet Weiner, and Janet Audrain-McGovern

Submissions from 2008

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Liability Insurance at the Tort-Crime Boundary, Tom Baker

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Liability Insurance, Moral Luck, and Auto Accidents, Tom Baker

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Managed Care and Medical Expenditures of Medicare Beneficiaries, Michael Chernew, Philip Decicca, and Robert J Town

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Conclusions: The Global Diffusion of Casemix, Thomas D'Aunno, John R. Kimberly, and Gérard de Pouvourville

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Estimating the Impact of Medical Innovation: A Case Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatments, Mark Duggan and William N Evans

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Providing Prescription Drug Coverage to the Elderly: America’s Experiment With Medicare Part D, Mark Duggan, Patrick Healy, and Fiona S. Morton

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The Reversal of Fortunes: Trends in County Mortality and Cross-County Mortality Disparities in the United States, Majid Ezzati, Ari B. Friedman, Sandeep C. Kulkarni, and Christopher JL Murray

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Coping with Out-of-Pocket Health Payments: Empirical Evidence From 15 African Countries, Adam Leive and Ke Xu

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Does Nonprofit Status Signal Quality?, Anup Malani and Guy David

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Predictors of Clostridium Difficile Colitis Infections in Hospitals., Rocco Ricciardi, Kathleen Harriman, Nancy N. Baxter, Lacey K. Hartman, Robert J Town, and Beth A. Virnig

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A Test of Financial Incentives to Improve Warfarin Adherence, Kevin G. Volpp, George Loewenstein, Andrea B. Troxel, Jalpa A. Doshi, Maureen Price, Mitchell Laskin, and Stephen E. Kimmel

Submissions from 2007

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Distinguishing Income from Substitution Effects in Disability Insurance, David H. Autor and Mark Duggan

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Mergers and Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries, Patricia. M. Danzon, Andrew Epstein, and Sean Nicholson

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The Impact of Child SSI Enrollment on Household Outcomes, Mark Duggan and Melissa S. Kearney

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Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Full Retirement age and its Impact on the Social Security Disability Rolls, Mark Duggan, Perry Singleton, and Jae Song

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Market Definition in Crude Oil: Estimating the Effects of the BP/ARCO Merger, John Hayes, Carl Shapiro, and Robert J Town

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Regionalization Versus Competition in Complex Cancer Surgery, Vivian Ho, Robert J Town, and Martin J Heslin

Submissions from 2006

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The Growth in the Social Security Disability Rolls: A Fiscal Crisis Unfolding, David H. Autor and Mark Duggan

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Is Health Insurance Affordable for the Uninsured?, M Kate Bundorf and Mark V. Pauly PhD

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Setting Physicians' Prices in FFS Medicare: An Economic Perspective, Bryan Dowd, Roger Feldman, John Nyman, and Robert J Town

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The Distortionary Effects of Government Procurement: Evidance From Medicaid Prescription Drug Purchasing, Mark Duggan and Fiona M Scott Morton

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Lithium Regulates Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3β in Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells: Implication in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder, Xiaohua Li, Ari B. Friedman, Wawa Zhu, Li Wang, Sherer Boswell, Roberta S. May, Lori L. Davis, and Richard S. Jope

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The Welfare Consequences of Hospital Mergers, Robert J Town, Douglas Wholey, Roger Feldman, and Lawton R. Burns

Submissions from 2005

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Pharmaceutical Pricing in Emerging Markets: Effects of Income, Competition, and Procurement, Patricia. M. Danzon, Andrew W. Mulcahy, and Adrian K. Towse

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Productivity in Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology R&D: the Role of Experience and Alliances, Patricia. M. Danzon, Sean Nicholson, and Nuno Sousa Pereira

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The Impact of Price Regulation on the Launch Delay of New Drugs—Evidence From Twenty-Five Major Markets in the 1990s, Patricia. M. Danzon, Richard Wang, and Liang Wang

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Do New Prescription Drugs Pay for Themselves?: The Case of Second-Generation Antipsychotics, Mark Duggan

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Insurance Decision-Making and Market Behavior, Howard Kunreuther and Mark V. Pauly

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Anesthesia and Post-mortem Interval Profoundly Influence the Regulatory Serine Phosphorylation of Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3 in Mouse Brain, Xiaohua Li, Ari B. Friedman, Myoung-Sun Roh, and Richard S. Jope

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Biotech-Pharmaceutical Alliances as aSignal of Asset and Firm Quality*, Sean Nicholson, Patricia. M. Danzon, and Jeffrey McCullough

Submissions from 2004

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Are All the Good Men Married? Uncovering the Sources of the Marital Wage Premium, Kate Antonovics and Robert J Town

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Reference Pricing of Pharmaceuticals for Medicare: Evidence From Germany, the Netherlands, and New Zealand, Patricia. M. Danzon and Jonathan. D. Ketcham

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Does Contracting Out Increase the Efficiency of Government Programs? Evidence From Medicaid HMOs, Mark Duggan

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In Vivo Regulation of Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3β (GSK3β) by Serotonergic Activity in Mouse Brain, Xiaohua Li, Wawa Zhu, Myoung-Sun Roh, Ari B. Friedman, Kelley Rosborough, and Richard S. Jope

Submissions from 2003

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Public Response to Cost-Quality Tradeoffs in Clinical Decisions., Mary Catherine Beach, David A. Asch, Christopher Jepson, John C. Hershey, Tara Mohr, Stacey McMorrow, and Peter A. Ubel

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Differential Pricing for Pharmaceuticals: Reconciling Access, R&D and Patents, Patricia. M. Danzon and Adrian Toese

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The Rise in the Disability Rolls and the Decline in Unemployment, Mark Duggan and David H. Autor

Submissions from 2002

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Health Insurance and the Growth in Pharmaceutical Expenditures*, Patricia. M. Danzon and Mark V. Pauly

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Hospital Market Structure and the Behavior of Not-For-Profit Hospitals: Evidence From Responses to California's Disproportionate Share Program, Mark Duggan

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Winning Isn’t Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling, Mark Duggan and Steven D. Levitt

Submissions from 2001

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Workers’ Compensation Rate Regulation: How Price Controls Increase Costs*, Patricia. M. Danzon and Scott. E. Harrington

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Comments on “The Assault on Managed Care: Vicarious Liability, ERISA Preemption, and Class Actions”, Patricia. M. Danzon and Frank Sloan

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More Guns, More Crime, Mark Duggan

Submissions from 2000

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Does Regulation Drive Out Competition in Pharmaceutical Markets?*, Patricia. M. Danzon and Li-wei Chao

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Hospital Ownership and Public Medical Spending, Mark Duggan

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Rate Regulation, Safety Incentives, and Loss Growth in Workers' Compensation Insurance, Scott E. Harrington and Patricia Danzon

Submissions from 1997

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Tort Liability: A Minefield for Managed Care?, Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1994

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Price Cutting in Liability Insurance Markets, Scott. E. Harrington and Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1993

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Comment on Epstein, "Holdouts, Externalities, and the Single Owner: One More Salute to Ronald Coase", Patricia. M. Danzon

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The Economic Implications of Public Disability Insurance in the United States, Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1991

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Liability for Medical Malpractice, Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1990

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The Effects of Malpractice Litigation on Physicians' Fees and Incomes, Patricia. M. Danzon, Mark V. Pauly, and Raynard S. Kington

Submissions from 1988

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The Political Economy of Workers' Compensation: Lessons For Product Liability, Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1986

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The Frequency and Severity of Medical Malpractice Claims: New Evidence., Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1985

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Comments on Landes and Posner: A Positive Economic Analysis of Products Liability, Patricia. M. Danzon

Submissions from 1984

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The Frequency and Severity of Medical Malpractice Claims, Patricia. M. Danzon

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Tort Reform and the Role of Government in Private Insurance Markets, Patricia. M. Danzon

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Factors Affecting Laboratory Test Use and Prices, Patricia. M. Danzon, Willard G. Manning, and M. S. Marquis

Submissions from 1983

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Settlement out of Court: The Disposition of Medical Malpractice Claims, Patricia. M. Danzon and Lee. A. Lillard

Submissions from 1976

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An Economic Analysis of Eminent Domain, Patricia. M. Danzon

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From Bismarck to Woodcock: The "Irrational" Pursuit of National Health Insurance: Comment, Patricia. M. Danzon