Archived Case Mix Applications


Case Mix Applications for 2018

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Erika Scott, PhD,
Deputy Director, Research Scientist
Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety
Improving Methods for Traumatic Injury Surveillance August 30, 2018 Approved
Todd Erceg, Director of Sponsored Programs

Boston Medical Center

National Estimates of the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare Utilization, Outcomes and Quality among Hispanics

August 30, 2018 Approved
Frank Saidara,
Vice President, Corporate Development

Prospect Medical Holdings

Prospect Medical
Service Area Study

May 26, 2018 Approved
Simon Christopher Body, M.D.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Long-term follow-up of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery

April 20, 2018 Approved
Mary Brolin, PhD,
Scientist

Brandeis University

Evaluation of the Lahey Lowell Joint CHART Initiative

January 2, 2018 Approved

 

Case Mix Applications for 2017

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Kathleen Rush,
Senior Strategic Planner

Trinity Health
Of New England

Market Data Analysis

December 11, 2017 Approved
Nancy Douglass,
Manager, Decision Support

Emerson Hospital

Market Research and Analysis

December 11, 2017 Approved
Annie Wong, Director, UCDavis Health Contracts

Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California Davis Health

Prescription drug monitoring programs and opioid- related harm

Sept.4 , 2017 Approved
Brook Dupee, Bureau Chief, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services

Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) Data Exchange

August 28, 2017 Approved
Sharon-Lise Normand, PhD, Director, Massachusetts Data Analysis Center (Mass-DAC) Massachusetts Data Analysis Center (Mass-DAC) Comparing the cost-effectiveness of PCI, standard medical therapy, and CABG using a population of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
August 4, 2017
Approved
Lauren Cadish, MD, Urogynecologist Providence Health System Recent Ob/Gyn residency graduates experience with hysterectomy
August 4, 2017
Approved
Jonathan C. Simmonds,  MD,
Physician, Department of Otolaryngology Head & NeckSurgery
Tufts Medical Center On the Etiology of Pierre Robin Sequence: Is there an association with Maternal Substance Abuse?
July 5, 2017
Approved
Margaret Oot-Hayes PhD RN, Professor of Nursing Regis College Pharmacy access related to 30 day readmission rates within the Commonwealth in the older adult
June 2, 2017
Approved
Carolyn Salsgiver, Vice President Yale New Haven Health Outmigation Discharges
June 2, 2017
Approved
Rebecca Abramson, VP for Strategic Planning and Budget Boston Children's Hospital Market Data Analysis
May 1, 2017
Approved
John Dawson, Director of Network Performance Incentive Reporting Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA AHRQ Measure Calculation
May 1, 2017
Approved
 John Harrison, Senior VP of Client Experience WebMD Health Services Groups WebMD  Inpatient Hospital Data
May 1, 2017
Approved
Darrell J. Gaskin,  Professor of Health Policy
and Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public
Health
Measuring impact of the Medicare Readmissions
Reduction Program (HRRP) on the volume services hospitals provide to low-income and minority communities
March 13, 2017
Approved

 

Case Mix Applications for 2016

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Patricia M. Noga, PhD, RN, Vice President, Clinical Affairs Massachusetts Health
& Hospital Association

The Impact of Sociodemographic Factors on Hospital Readmission Reduction Program Assessments for Massachusetts Hospitals

December 22, 2016
Approved
Holly Walton, Director of Strategic Development and Analytics Care New England

Care New England
Market Analysis

December 22, 2016
Approved
Sarah Nguyen, Senior Public Policy and Research Project Manager Steward Health Care System LLC 

Understanding Trends and Changes in the Massachusetts Health Care Market 

November 9, 2016
Approved
Sheryl Paquin, Financial Analyst Southern New Hampshire Health System Market Share Analysis
November 9, 2016
Approved
Jason H. Wasfy, Assistant Medical Director, MGPO; Director of Quality and Analytics, MGH Heart Ctr. Massachusetts General Hospital Post-PCI Readmission Management
September 16, 2016
Approved
Sue Moss, Vice President of Business Planning and Market Development Partners HealthCare The association between diabetic retinopathy and other ocular or systemic conditions
September 16, 2016
Approved
Sherman Zemler Wu, Senior Director Clinical Program Planning and Strategy

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Analysis of MA Market

September 16, 2016
Approved
 
Christopher Louis, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor

 

Boston University School of Public Health

Evaluation Services to Support the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization and Transformation (CHART) Investment Program

September 16, 2016
Approved

Katherine Blumhardt, Content Coordinator
 Truven Health Analytics Truven and MA Healthcare Analytics
September 6, 2016
Approved
 
Denny Brennan, Executive Director
Massachusetts Health Data Consortium Spotlight Analytics
September 6, 2016
Approved
 
Michael K. Dexter, Chief, Center for Health Systems Policy and Regulation

 Rhode Island Department. of Health

Certificate of Need Review: Rhode Island Hospital BMT

September 6, 2016
Approved
 
Scott Mullins, VP Product Develpment

 

 DataBay

MA Case Mix FY14/15 for DataBay 

September 6, 2016
Approved
Robert W. Yeh, Director the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Long-Term Resource Utilization, Readmissions, and Outcomes after Acute Myocardial Infarction or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

August 21, 2016
Approved
Jason S. McClarran, Data Analyst Baystate Health

Strategic Planning and Business Development Analytics with CHIA De-Identified Inpatient, Outpatient ED, and Observation Data

August 21, 2016
Approved
Russ Gross, Senior Director Strategic Planning and Analysis

Lifespan

Lifespan Market Data Update

August 21, 2016
Approved
David Bierschied

UMass Memorial Healthcare Inc.

FY15 Market Data

August 21, 2016
Approved
Chrysalyne Schmults, Associate Professor of Dermatology Brigham and Women's Hospital Upcoding Skin Cancer Expenditure and Equity Analysis
July 6, 2016
Approved
Kathleen Goodwin, Director, Decision Support Services HCA – Capital Division Market need and quality comparison across the market for two providers: Portsmouth Regional Hospital and Parkland Medical Center
July 6,2016
Approved
Tina Jackson, Planning Analyst Maine Medical Center/MaineHealth Market analysis, utilization studies, etc. 
June 8, 2016
Approved
Melissa Woythaler, DO, MS Massachusetts General Hospital

Perinatal Morbidity in Late Preterm and Early Term Infants is Associated with Increased Early Intervention Usage in Massachusetts

April 26, 2016
Approved
George Ogin, Senior Director of Revenue Analysis and Regualtory Reporting Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Readmissions, Coding Quality, Market and Other Patterns of Care Analysis

April 26, 2016
Approved
Kevin Bennet, Vice President, Financial Planning Lahey Health System, Inc. Understanding Trends in the Massachusetts Healthcare Market
April 26, 2016
Approved
David Bierscheid, Director, Strategic Financial Planning UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc.

Outpatient Observation / ED Historical Data

April 26, 2016
Approved
Marcy Carty, MD, Vice President, Performance Measurement and Improvement Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts AHRQ Measure Calculation
April 26, 2016
Approved
David Goodman, MD MS, Professor of Pediatrics and of Health Policy Dartmouth Institute The Epidemiology and Efficiency of Neonatal Intensive Care
April 1, 2016
Approved
David Waters, CEO Community Servings, Inc. Community Needs Assessment to Support Meal Delivery Services for Homebound Individuals with Acute Life-threatening Illness in MA
April 1, 2016
Approved
Michael McManus, MD, MPH, Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine and Perioperative Anesthesia Boston Children's Hospital The long-term impact of pediatric conditions in Massachusetts
March 2, 2016
Approved
Tara Schmidt, Health Data Analyst Milliman, Inc. State Discharge Data – 2012-2014
March 2, 2016
Approved
James Strunk, VP of Product Development iVantage Health Analytics INVISION Data Support: Inpatient and ED 2014 Data for Hospital Market Share and Out-Migration
February 22, 2016
Approved
David P. Smith, Senior Director, Health Data Analysis and Research Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) Potentially Preventable Readmission Trends in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals: Year 3
February 22, 2016
Approved
Jon Chilingerian, PhD, Associate Professor of Human Services Management Brandeis University Being Better Than Average: Benchmarking Efficiency-Quality to Achieve Clinical Excellence in Massachusetts Hospitals
February 22, 2016
Approved
Carolyn Salsgiver,
Vice President
Yale New Haven Health Outmigration Discharges Feb. 5, 2016 Approved

 

Case Mix Applications for 2015

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Russell Gross, Senior Director, Strategic Planning and Analysis
Lifespan
Dec. 15, 2015
Approved
Karen Schneider, PhD, Senior Research Scientist
John Snow, Inc.
Dec. 15, 2015
Approved
Katherine Blumhardt, Content Coordinator
Truven Health Analytics
Dec. 15, 2015
Approved
David Bierscheid, Director Strategic Financial Planning
UMass Memorial
Nov. 16 2015
Approved
Angela Sherwin, VP of Public Policy and Strategic Analysis
Steward Health Care
Nov. 16 2015
Approved
Sue Moss, VP of Planning and Market Development
Partners Healthcare
Oct. 19, 2015
 Approved
William Rafelson, House Staff Officer in Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital
Oct. 19, 2015
 Approved
Stephanie de Abreu, Director of Strategic Development and Analytics
Care New England
Sept. 22, 2015
Approved
Denny Brennan, Executive Director
Massachusetts Health Data Consortium
Sept. 22, 2015
Approved
Amanda Cook, Researcher
Purdue University
Sept. 22, 2015
Approved
Benjamin E. A. Rogers, Lead Data Analyst
Baystate Health
Aug. 30, 2015
Approved
Holli Boetcher, Data Custodian
Optum
Aug. 30, 2015
Approved
Angela Sherwin, Vice Preseident of Public Policy
Steward Health Care
June 23, 2015
Approved
Lisa Whittemore, Vice President, Performance Measurement and Improvement
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
May 22, 2015
Approved
James Strunk, VP Product Development, Data & Innovation
Vantage Health Analytics
May 22, 2015
Approved
David Bierschied, Director of Strategic Financial Planning
UMass Memorial Health Care
Apr. 27,2015
Approved
Don Dornblaser, VP Technology
WebMD Health Services Group, Inc.
Apr. 27,2015
Approved
John C. Powers, Chief Administrative Information Officer
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Jan. 30, 2015
 Approved
Susan C. Moss, Director, Business Planning and Market Development
Partners Health Care System
Jan. 26, 2015
 Approved
James Strunk, VP Product Development, Data and Innovation
Vantage Health Analytics
Jan. 20, 2015
Approved

 

Case Mix Applications for 2014

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Russell Gross LifeSpan

Market Data Update

Dec. 8, 2014
Approved
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?

May 12, 2014
Approved
Lisa M. Lines, MPH and PhD Candidate and Arlene Ash, PhD University of Massachusetts Medical School

Outpatient Emergency Department Utilization: Prevalence, Predictive Models, and Performance Measures

May 12, 2014
Approved
Elmer Freeman, MSW and Nancy Carpenter, MPH Center for Community Health Education Research and Service School-Based Health Centers Avoid Unnecessary Emergency Department Use
May 12, 2014
Approved
Lisa Whittemore, Vice President Performance Measurement and Improvement Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. (BCBSMA) AHRQ Measure (Amendment)
April 14, 2014
Approved
Eric Roberts, Ph.D Candidate Johns Hopkins University Do Commercial MCO's Influence Physicians' Incentives to Accept Medicaid Patients?
Feb. 18, 2014
Approved

 

Case Mix Applications for 2013

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Jon Chilingerian, PhD, Associate Professor of Human Services Management The Heller School,
Brandeis University

Being Better Than Average: Benchmarking Efficiency-Quality to Achieve Clinical Excellence in Massachusetts Hospitals

Dec. 9, 2013
Approved
Mike Cirillo, Quality Assurance Engineer Comparion Medical Analytics, Inc.

This data will be used to support Comparion Medical Analytics's Healthcare Operations in creating products and tools that measure utilization and quality.

Dec. 9, 2013
Approved
April Rowe,
Data Analyst
Yale New Haven Hospital

Outmigration Discharges

Nov. 12, 2013
Approved
Snehal N. Shah, MD, MPH, Director, Research and Evaluation Office Boston Public Health Commission Continuing Use of Case Mix Data
Nov. 12, 2013
Approved
David P. Smith, MHSA, Senior Director, Health Data Analysis Research Massachusetts Hospital Association Tracking Aggregate Potentially Preventable Readmission Trends in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals
Nov. 12, 2013
Approved
Amy Travers, Manager of Provider Financial Planning Boston Medical Center Healthnet Plan Review of Hospital Utilization for BCMHP Casemix versus Other Medicaid
Nov. 12, 2013
Approved
Michael Monuteux, Senior Epidemiologist

Boston Children's Hospital

Variation and Trending in Charges for Pediatric Care in Massachusetts

Nov. 12, 2013
Approved
Rich Linehan,
Director of Planning

Maine Health

Maine Health Planning

Oct. 15, 2013
Approved
Melissa Keating, Manager, Medical Economics – Contract Finance Neighborhood Health Plan Hospital Re-Contracting Initiative
Oct. 15, 2013
Approved
 Roger Feinstein, Director of Marketing and Market Research Partners HealthCare System Market Data Warehouse - Data Update
Sept. 17, 2013
Approved
Amresh Hanchate, Assistant Professor

Boston University School of Medicine

National Estimates for Inpatient Care, Outcomes and Hospital Effect Among Hispanics

Sept. 17, 2013
Approved

 

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