Archived MA APCD Data Applications


MA APCD Applications for 2018

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus

Oscar Soler Sanchez, PhD candidate in Economics

Yale University

The welfare effects of convenience clinics in the Massachusetts health care market

November 6, 2018 Approved
Diana Walter, Director, OptumCare HealthCare Economics
OptumCare
Reliant Performance November 6, 2018 Approved
Wendy Chan,
Associate Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The impact of Massachusetts Cost control legislation on prices and competition November 6, 2018 Approved

Shenam Ticku, Instructor

Harvard Medical School/ Harvard School of Dental
Medicine

Oral health utilization in the state of Massachusetts

September 4, 2018 Approved

Nancy Beaulieu,
Research Associate

Harvard Medical School

Evaluation of
Massachusetts Medicaid ACO Program

August 30, 2018 Approved

Robert Murray, Manager, Strategic Analysis and Planning

Lahey Health System, Inc.

Understanding the Ambulatory Utilization Trends within the Populations Served

July 31, 2018 Approved

James Whedon, Director of Health Services Research

Southern California University of Health Sciences

Atlas of Integrative Health

March 25, 2018 Approved

Christine Murphy, Director, Policy Payment and Data Integrity (PPDIS)

Neighborhood Health Plan

Market, Medical and Cost Analysis

February 21, 2018 Pending

Ron Goettler, PhD,
Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Research

Simon Business School,
University of Rochester

The Competitive Effects of
Physician-Hospital Integration

January 19, 2018 Approved

 

 

MA APCD Applications for 2017

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus

Alan Sorensen,
Professor of Economics

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Regulation and Competition in
Dialysis Industry

December 11, 2017 Approved
Kimberley Geissler, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
Effects of Utilization Patterns and Coordination of Care on Outcomes Oct. 4, 2017 Approved

Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, PhD, MS, Associate Professor

University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

Evaluation of Effectiveness & Cost-Effectiveness of Drug Courts

Oct. 4, 2017 Withdrawn
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 27, 2017
Approved

 

MA APCD Applications for 2016

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
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

 

MA APCD Applications for 2015

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Meredith Rosenthal PhD, Professor of Health Economics and Policy Harvard School of Public Health Will the Academic Innovations Collaborative Increase the Value of Primary Care and Improve Providers’ and Trainees’ Experiences? December 26, 2015 Approved
Sean Nicholson, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management CornellUniversity Competition, Bargaining, and Physician Networks in Health Care December 26, 2015 Approved
Elena Tomov, Manager of Advanced Analytics Risk Management Foundation Harvard Medical Institutions Billing Denominator Pilot December 26, 2015 Approved
Vicki Fung, Assistant Professor of Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School The Effects of Provider Supply and Insurance Benefit Design on Medical Care Use and Outcomes November 26, 2015 Approved
Kenneth Mandl, Professor Boston Children's Hospital Network Analysis of Providers and Shared Patients November 26, 2015 Approved
Ariel Pakes, Professor of Economics Harvard University and the National Bureau for Economic Research Prices, Incentives and Hospital-Physician Integration in Health Care November 26, 2015 Approved

Dr. Gary Young, Director

Institute of Urban Health Research and Practice, Northeastern University Impact of alternative payment models on utilization of diagnostic imaging services in the APCD database October 3, 2015 Approved
Amanda Cook, Researcher Purdue University Market Power and Rate Setting for Hospitals and Insurance Companies in MA October 3, 2015 Approved
Ashish Jha, K.T. Li Professor of International Health Harvard School of Public Health

The relationship between opioid prescribing and opioid overdose

September 10, 2015
Approved
Pranav Mehta, SVP Product and Business Manager Harvard Pilgrim Health Care SVP Product and Massachusetts Market
(request for additional data)
September 10, 2015
Approved
Bruce  E.  Landon, MD,  MBA, Professor of Health  Care Policy Harvard Medical School The Changing Landscape of Health Care Delivery in Massachusetts
 June 303, 2015
Approved
Barry Zallen, Chief Medical Officer Children's Hospital Integrated Care Organization (CHICO)
January 31, 2015
Approved
Keith Ericson, Assistant Professor of Markets Boston University School of Management and National Bureau of Economic Research
January 31, 2015
Approved
Patricia Robinson, Ph.D. Student Duke University
January 31, 2015
Approved

 

MA APCD Applications for 2014

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
David Goodman, Professor of Pediatrics and of Health Policy The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
November 20, 2014
Approved
Robert Town and Elena Prager, Associate Professor / PhD Candidate University of Pennsylvania -- Wharton School
November 20, 2014
Approved
Peter Amico, PhD, Research Economist, Program on Health Care Financing and Payment, and Gregory Pope, MS, Director, Program on Health Care Financing and Payment RTI International
Oct. 20, 2014
Approved
Susan Parsons, MD, MRP, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Tufts
University School of Medicine; Medical Director
Tufts Medical Center
Oct. 20, 2014
Approved
Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Dermatology Brigham and Women's Hospital
Oct. 20, 2014
Approved
Peter Amico, PhD, Research Economist, Program on Health Care Financing and Payment, and Gregory Pope, MS, Director, Program on Health Care Financing and Payment RTI International
August 25, 2014
Approved
Kenneth D. Mandl, Professor Childrens Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical Center
August 25, 2014
Approved
Dan Gilden, President JEN Associates, Inc.
July 24, 2014
Approved
Natalia Olchanski, Project Director Tufts Medical Center
June 26, 2014
Approved
Pranav Mehta, MHA, SVP Product and Massachusetts Market Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
May 22, 2014
Approved
Stacey Eccleston, Implementation and Research Leader Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3)
May 22, 2014
Approved
Ariel Pakes, PhD; Katherine Ho, PhD; Mark Shepard and Karen Stockley Harvard University, Columbia University and the National Bureau of Economic Research
May 22, 2014
Approved
Meredith Rosenthal PhD, Professor of Health Economics and Policy Harvard School of Public Health
May 22, 2014
Approved
Timothy Layton, PhD Candidate Boston University
May 22, 2014
Approved
Lisa M. Lines, MPH and PhD Candidate and Arlene Ash, PhD University of Massachusetts Medical School
May 22, 2014
Approved
Stacey Eccleston, Implementation and Research Leader Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3)
April 24, 2014
Approved
Joel Weissman, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer Brigham and Women's Hospital
April 24, 2014
Approved
Eric Roberts, PhD Candidate Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
February 28, 2014
Approved
Bruce E. Landon, MD, MBA, MSc and Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH Harvard Medical School
February 24, 2014
Approved

 

MA APCD Applications for 2013

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Therese Fitzgerald, PhD, MSW, Director Women's Health Policy and Advocacy Program
December 19, 2013
Approved
Roy H Perlis, MD MSc, Director of MGH Psychiatry Center for Experimental Drugs and Diagnostics Massachusetts General Hospital
November 22, 2013
Approved
Keith Marzilli Ericson, Assistant Professor of Markets Boston University School of Management
October 25, 2013
Approved
Jianjing Lin, Doctoral student University of Arizona
October 25, 2013
Approved
Vinay Seth Mohta, Chief Technology Officer Kyruus, Inc.
August 22, 2013
Approved
Dr. Arnold Epstein and Dr Amy Boutwell Harvard School of Public Health 
April 22, 2013
Approved
Ashish K. Jha, Professor of Health Policy and Management Harvard School of Public Health
April 21, 2013
Approved
Puneet Batra, Chief Data Scientist Kyruus, Inc.
February 23, 2013
Withdrawn
Robin Clark, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
February 23, 2013
Approved
Amanda E. Kowalski, Assistant Professor of Economics and Faculty Research Fellow Yale University and the National Bureau of Economic Research/UPENN
February 23, 2013
Approved
 Meredith B. Rosenthal, PhD, Professor of Health Economics and Policy Harvard School of Public Health
January 18, 2013
Approved
Robin Clark, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation Massachusetts Health Quality Partners
February 29, 2013
Approved
Hermik Babakhanlou-Chase, Director, Office of Data Analytics and Decision Support Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
November 24, 2012
Approved
Amanda E. Kowalski, Assistant Professor of Economics and Faculty Research Fellow National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University
December 24, 2012
Approved
Robin Clark, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation MassHealth, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and University of Massachusetts Medical School
March 23, 2013
Approved
Wenjun Li, PhD, Director of Health Geography Lab, Associate Professor of Medicine Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
September 24,
2012
Approved
Marlene Anderka, Director, Massachusetts Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention
September 24,
2012
Approved
Mark Paskowsky, Director of Surveillance and Evaluation Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program
September 24,
2012
Approved
Noelle Cocoros, DSc, MPH, Director of Research and Evaluation Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Infectious Disease
January 19,
2013
Approved
Thomas Land, Director, Office of Statistics and Evaluation, Bureau of Community Health and Prevention Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Community Health and Prevention
September 24,
2012
Approved
Robin Clark, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
August 24,
2012
Approved
 Jean Yang, Chief Financial Officer The Massachusetts Health Connector
July 23,
2012
Approved

 

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