Clinical and Economic Research

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Research Study

Surgical Mortality as a Measure of Hospital Quality

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

While there is increasing consensus that comparative mortality data should be included in hospital payment incentive systems, attempts to develop…


Factors Affecting the Development of Medicaid Hospital Payment Policies–Findings from Structured Interviews in Five States

Published by Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, 2018,¬† by Thomas Marks, Kathy Gifford, Steven Perlin, Melisa Byrd, and…

Journal Article

Are We Confident of Across-Hospital Mortality Comparisons?

With Richard Fuller, MS, Jack Hughes, MD, Norbert Goldfield, MD

Published in the American Journal of Medical Quality, April 2018, by Richard L. Fuller, MS, John S. Hughes, MD,…


Arkansas: DRG Conversion Plan

Published by Navigant Consulting, Inc. This report provides a Conversion Plan to the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) for…

Journal Article

Implementing a Site-Neutral Medicare Prospective Payment System

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS

Published by the Healthcare Financial Management Association by Richard Averill and Richard Fuller Medicare could move to a site-neutral prospective…