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328 * ! Tue, 8/5/2014, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-252B
Updating Provider Profiles: A Snapshot of the Statistical State of the Art in Health Care Quality Measurement — Topic Contributed Papers
Health Policy Statistics Section , Section on Medical Devices and Diagnostics , Statistics Without Borders
Organizer(s): Frank Yoon, Mathematica Policy Research
Chair(s): Amy Beyler, UnitedHealthcare   
10:35 AM Is 'Above Average' Provider Performance Better Than 'Average' Performance? Susan Paddock, RAND Corporation ; Fernando Hoces de la Guardia, Pardee RAND Graduate School ; John L. Adams, Kaiser Permanente
10:55 AM Using Estimated True Safety Event Rates vs. Flagged Safety Event Rates: Does It Change Hospital Profiling and Payment? Amy Rosen, VA Boston Healthcare System
11:15 AM The Impact of Misspecified Prior Distributions in Hospital Profiling Under an Empirical Bayes Framework Sheng Wang, Mathematica Policy Research ; Alex Bohl, Mathematica Policy Research ; Hali Hambridge, Mathematica Policy Research ; Frank Yoon, Mathematica Policy Research ; David Jones, Mathematica Policy Research
11:35 AM Profiling Providers to Evaluate Health System Change Frank Yoon, Mathematica Policy Research
11:55 AM Discussant: Michael Shwartz, Boston University School of Management
12:15 PM Floor Discussion

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