Massachusetts All Payer Claims Database (MA APCD) Applications Received and Commenting


Applications Open for Comment

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleDate Posted Comment 
Kimberley Geissler, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Effects of Utilization Patterns and Coordination of Care on Outcomes Sept. 21, 2017 Comment on this application

Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, PhD, MS, Associate Professor

University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

Evaluation of Effectiveness & Cost-Effectiveness of Drug Courts

Sept. 21, 2017 Comment on this application

 

MA APCD Applications for 2016

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Catharine Wang, PhD,
Associate Professor and Principal Investigator

Trustees of Boston University, School of Public Health – Community Health Sciences Department

Adoption of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing in Diverse Populations: A Multilevel Approach

June 22, 2017 Approved
Scott Haller, Lovett C. Peters Fellow in Healthcare Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research Massachusetts MRI Price Variation May 1, 2017 Approved
Summer Hawkins, Associate Professor Trustees of Boston College Impact of the ACA on Preventive Health Services May 1, 2017 Approved
Evan Young, Head of Data Analytics MMS Analytics MyMedicalShopper Massachusetts Expansion Feasibility Study May 1, 2017 Approved
Cloud Cray, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Patient Price, Inc. Out of Pocket Comparison May 1, 2017 Approved
Naomi Bardach, Assistant Professor The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its San Francisco campus IMPLEMENT Aim 1
(New pediatric quality measures for sickle cell disease, asthma, and suicidality)
February 274, 2017
Approved
Dr Helen Suh, Professor Northeastern University Assessing Susceptibility to Air Pollution Using Hybrid Data Mining and Epidemiological Techniques
December 22, 2016
Approved
Meredith B. Rosenthal, PhD, Professor of Health Economics and Policy Harvard T. H. Chan
School of Public Health
Will the Academic Innovations Collaborative Increase the Value of Primary Care and Improve Providers’ and Trainees’ Experiences?
December 22, 2016
Approved
Dr. Jane O'Brien, Chief Medical Officer Franciscan Children's Hospital Health Resource Use and Spending for Children with Medical Complexity
November 9, 2016
Approved
Denny Brennan, Executive Director Massachusetts Health Data Consortium  Spotlight Analytics
(APCD 2015)
November 9, 2016
Approved
Cecilia Lee, MD, Assistant Professor University of Washington, Seattle   The association between diabetic retinopathy and other ocular or systemic conditions
September 16, 2016
Approved
Belen Fraile, Senior Director of Population Management and
Decision Support
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Understanding Variations in Cancer Care in the State of Massachusetts, Measuring Value
August 31, 2016
Approved
Robert W. Yeh, Director the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
August 11, 2016
Approved
Kelsey Stevens, Senior Consulting Actuary Wakely Consulting Group
August 11, 2016
Approved
Turgay Ayer, Assistant Professor Georgia Institute of Technology
August 11, 2016
Approved
Ed Bassin, Chief Analytics Officer Archway Health
August 11, 2016
Approved
Elizabeth Schoenfeld, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Baystate Medical Center
The Patterns and predictors of urologic intervention following an ED visit for renal colic
June 22, 2016
Approved
Chrysalyne Schmults, Assoicate Professor of Dermatology Brigham and Women's Hospital
Upcoding Skin Cancer Expenditure and Equity Analysis
June 22, 2016
Approved
Evan Matros, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery Sloan Kettering Cancer Center The impact of reimbursement on variations in breast reconstruction utilization and quality across hospitals, physicians and payers in the state of Massachusetts
May 25, 2016
Approved
Arlene Ash, President and Division Chief, Department of QHS UMass Medical School

High Intensity ED Use in Massachusetts

May 25, 2016
Approved
Karen Freund, MD, MPH, Vice Chair of Medicine Tufts Medical Center

Gender Disparities in Stability of Insurance Coverage & Chronic Disease Management

April 26, 2016
Approved
Jennifer Kwok, PhD Candidate University of California, Berkeley

Influence of the Provider-Patient Relationship on Patient Health-Behavior and Outcomes

April 26, 2016
Approved
Meng-Yun Lin, PhD Candidate Boston University School of Public Health

Does Physician Leadership Play a Role in Increasing ACO Efficiency?—Evidence from the Alternative Quality Contract

April 26, 2016
Approved
Mathijs de Vaan / Peter S. Bearman UC-Berkeley/Columbia The Effects of Network Structure on Provider Learning, Health Outcomes, and Costs of Care
April 1, 2016
Approved
David Dranove / Soheil Ghili Northwestern University Narrow Networks in the Health Insurance Market
April 1, 2016
Approved
James Courtemanche / Barbara Rabson Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) Measuring the Clinical and Economic Outcomes Associated with Delivery Systems
April 1, 2016
Approved
Gregory Pence, Interim CFO and Chief Actuary Minuteman Health Massachusetts Healthcare Costs and Utilization Estimates
March 2, 2016
Approved
Daniel Caron, Chief Operating Officer RxREVU Improving Healthcare Outcomes and Lowering Costs by Improving Prescribing Effectiveness through Data Analysis
March 2, 2016
Approved
Bill Wyatt, Director, Research and Development, Quality Measurement Healthgrades Hospital Risk Adjusted Mortality and Complications in Massachusetts
March 2, 2016
Approved
Robert H. Aseltine, Jr. , Professor and Interim Chair, Division of Behavioral Sciences UCONN Health A Study on High Deductible Health Plans in Massachusetts
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
Denny Brennan, Executive Director Massachusetts Health Data Consortium Spotlight Analytics
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
David Bierschied, Director of Strategic Financial Planning UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. Community Needs Planning
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
Amresh Hanchate, Associate Professor Boston University School of Medicine Patterns in ED Use With and Without Ambulance Use, and Subsequent Healthcare Utilization
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
Gregory Pence, Interim CFO and Chief Actuary Minuteman Health Massachusetts Healthcare Costs and Utilization Estimates
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
Ashwini Ranade, PhD Student Northeastern University Oral health services and oral-systemic health connections
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
Nathaniel Rickles, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Administration Northeastern University School of Pharmacy Exploring Factors Affecting Medication Adherence Trajectories
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved
Dr. Helen Suh, Professor Northeastern University Assessing Susceptibility to Air Pollution Using Hybrid Data Mining and Epidemiological Techniques
Feb. 5, 2016
Approved


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