C Mitchell Goldman

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“Site selection bias” can occur when the probability that a program is adopted or evaluated is correlated with its impacts. I test for site selection bias in the context of the Opower energy conservation programs, using 111 randomized control trials involving 8.6 million households across the U.S. Predictions based on rich microdata from the first ten(More)
Jonathan Koomey*, Hashem Akbari, Carl Blumstein, Marilyn Brown, Richard Brown, Chris Calwell, Sheryl Carter, Ralph Cavanagh, Audrey Chang, David Claridge, Paul Craig, Rick Diamond, Joseph H. Eto, William Fulkerson, Ashok Gadgil, Howard Geller, José Goldemberg, Chuck Goldman, David B. Goldstein, Steve Greenberg, David Hafemeister, Jeff Harris, Hal Harvey,(More)
Real-time pricing (RTP) is advocated as the most economically efficient way to invoke demand response (DR) benefits, yet actual customer experience is limited and thinly documented. This study examines the experience of 130 large (over 2 MW) industrial, commercial and institutional customers at Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation that have faced day-ahead(More)
This paper describes patient-therapist codocumentation, a method of creating and using jointly authored treatment-progress notes. Codocumentation has five basic elements: (1) Patient and therapist agree to share responsibility for documentation of treatment. (2) During the last several minutes of each session, the patient records, by dictation, his or her(More)
Given the medical malpractice crisis in a number of states, many physicians are looking at alternatives to conventional insurance coverage. These options typically involve some form of risk sharing where the medical group assumes additional risks based on experience. This article identifies several options-retrospective payment plans, risk retention groups,(More)
Under President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the federal government is offering incentives to physicians to adopt electronic health records. The goal is to improve quality of care and constrain costs. Higher incentive payments are available for those physicians who act quickly to meet the government's standards. Physicians who(More)
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