Arthur O’Donnell

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BACKGROUND Health services research has documented the magnitude of health care variations. Few studies focus on provider level sources of variation in clinical decision making-for example, which primary care providers are likely to follow clinical guidelines, with which types of patient. OBJECTIVES To estimate: (1) the extent of primary care provider(More)
As California policymakers move to implement the state's Global Warming Solutions Act, Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32), there has been considerable controversy over the economic impacts of this landmark law to reduce global warming emissions. Multiple macroeconomic analyses have been conducted by a variety of economic modeling teams. But, to date, there has been(More)
SAFETY AND ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, RISK ASSESSMENT SECTION ii The views presented in this paper are those of staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the five member California Public Utilities Commission. This paper is intended to initiate a dialog on the topics discussed and any recommendations are preliminary. Staff may revise this paper based(More)
NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information,(More)
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