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Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems among U . S . Non-federal Acute Care Hospitals : 2008-2012
NOTES: Basic EHR adoption requires the EHR system to have at least a basic set of EHR functions, including clinician notes, as defined in Table 2. A certified EHR is EHR technology that has been… Expand
Does Participation in the Food Stamp Program Increase the Prevalence of Obesity and Health Care Spending?
We use panel data techniques and information on state-level Food Stamp Program characteristics to obtain unbiased estimates of the impact of Food Stamp Program participation on weight status and… Expand
A discrete choice decomposition analysis of racial and ethnic differences in children's health insurance coverage.
This paper presents a multivariate decomposition analysis of racial and ethnic differences in children's health insurance using the 2004-2005 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. We present two… Expand
Reports of Fewer Activity Limitations: Recovery, Survey Fatigue, or Switching Respondent?
Background:Very little is known about the validity and reliability of disability dynamics reported in household surveys, and some researchers argue that measurement error likely plays a large part in… Expand
Immigrants and the use of preventive care in the United States.
Using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, we compare immigrants' use of preventive care with that of natives. We employ a multinomial switching regression framework that accounts for… Expand
Does Participation in the Food Stamp Program Affect the Prevalence of Obesity and Health Care Spending?
We use panel data techniques and information on state-level Food Stamp Program (FSP) characteristics to obtain unbiased estimates of the impact of FSP participation on weight status and health care… Expand
Comparing and decomposing differences in preventive and hospital care: USA versus Taiwan.
As the USA expands health insurance coverage, comparing utilization of healthcare services with countries like Taiwan that already have universal coverage can highlight problematic areas of each… Expand
Adverse selection and the effect of health insurance on utilization of prescribed medicine among patients with chronic conditions.
- Y. Pylypchuk
- Advances in health economics and health services…
PURPOSE To examine the effects of health insurance types on the use of prescribed medication that treat patients with hypertension, diabetes, and asthma. The study distinguishes between individuals… Expand
The Effect of Chronic Illness on Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance and Medicaid Programs
We examine enrollment in the U.S. Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) by health status and find that while SNAP-eligible adults in poor overall health and with multiple… Expand
Preventing Malaria among Children in Zambia: The Role of Mother's Knowledge.
Malaria remains a devastating disease in Zambia, responsible for about 13% of deaths among children under age 5. Lack of malaria-specific knowledge has been commonly assumed to be an important… Expand