Case Mix Applications Received and Under Review

Applications Open for Comment

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Recent Case Mix Applications

ApplicantOrganizationProject TitleClose DateStatus
Holly Walton,
Senior Planning Analyst
Care New England
Care New England/SG2
Market Estimates
April 19, 2024 Approved
Jordan Strom, MD, MSc, Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory and Director of Echocardiographic Research Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center, Inc
Frailty, Aging, and Risk of Adverse Outcomes in Mitral Valve Prolapse (The FAR-OUT-MVP Study) April 19, 2024 Approved
Danielle Riggs, Director, Research Administration, Tufts Medical Center, Inc. Tufts Medical Center, Inc.

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome – resources and costs for outpatients and inpatients in Massachusetts pre and post-cannabis legalization

December 14, 2023 Approved
Anamika Chaudhuri, Director,
Population Health Management
Cancer Institute
Understanding Variations in
Cancer Care in the
State of Massachusetts,
Measuring Value
August 12, 2023 Approved
Louis Vernacchio, MD, MSc,
Director of Research
Pediatric Physicians’ Organization
at Children’s, LLC
Assessment of the Impact of Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care on Emergency Department Utilization March 14, 2023 Approved
Robert W. Yeh, MD, Director, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Long Term Outcomes of Coronary and Structural Heart Disease Interventions in a Multicenter Linked Procedural and Claims Dataset March 14, 2023 Approved
Tamara Blair Kirk,
Director, Research Service Center

University of Maine System,
acting through the
University of Southern Maine
Paid family leave and prevention of respiratory tract infections in young infants February 10, 2023 Approved
Lisa Foo, EVP of Commercial Operations Tenet Business Services Corporation  Market Research and Data Analysis February 10, 2023 Approved
Eric Tranby, PhD,
Director of Analytics and Evaluation
CareQuest Institute for Oral Health Direct and indirect costs and patient risks for
non- traumatic dental care in a hospital setting
December 20,

Dr. Erika Werner,
Physician-in-Chief and Chair, Obstetrics and

Tufts Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and

Differences in uptake of highly effective contraceptive
methods offered immediately postpartum in
Massachusetts, 2017-2021
September 16, 2022 Approved

Soltan Bryce, Special Assistant to the COO

Boston Medical Center Health System

Discharges by race by year for each Massachusetts hospital 2015-2020 June 27, 2022 Approved
Dr. Rie Sakai-Bizmar,
Assistant Professor/Principal Investigator
The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation Disparities in the effect of state policy for the newborn screening for critical congenital heart diseases June 27, 2022 Approved
Laura B. Attanasio, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences Racial and ethnic disparities in labor after cesarean ending in cesarean birth June 27, 2022 Approved
Ben Knauth, Director of Business Development and Cost Accounting Berkshire Health Systems Identifying Trends in the Massachusetts Health Care Market June 27, 2022 Approved

Alyna T. Chien, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of General Pediatrics,
Harvard Medical School

Children's Hospital

Health Care Transitions and the Health of Adolescents and Young Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities May 3, 2022 Approved
Anita Carson,
Professor of Operations Management
Trustees of Boston University Healthcare Operations Service Design in Mitigating Socioeconomic Disparities in Access to Cancer Treatment and (additional responses) May 3, 2022 Approved
Wendy Heiger Bernays, PhD,
Clinical Professor
Trustees of Boston University, School of Public Health -
Department of Environmental Health
Assessing the association between combined sewer overflow events and gastrointestinal illness in the Merrimack Valley May 3, 2022 Approved
Soltan Bryce,
Special Assistant to the COO,
Boston Medical Center
Health System
Boston Medical Center
Health System
Discharges by Race by Year for Each Massachusetts Hospital (2015-2020) January 27, 2022 Approved
Nicholas James Elia,
Senior Business Development Analyst,
Shields Health Care Group
 Shields Health Care Group Health Planning and Resource Allocation January 27, 2022 Approved
Olga Amah, M. Phil
Research Analyst Supervisor
Connecticut Office Health Strategy Identifying trends, assessing unmet health needs in communities and changes in CT hospitals market share to aid policy decision-making February 3, 2021 Approved
Jeff Flaks, President and Chief Executive Officer  Hartford HealthCare Corporation Market Demand Study of the Needs of Patients Living in Massachusetts who travel to and from Connecticut for Their Health Care November 8, 2020 Approved
Emilie Downing, Director, Market Analytics & Intelligence Beth Israel Lahey Health Understanding Trends in the Massachusetts
Healthcare Market
November 8, 2020 Approved
Ozlem Ergun,
Professor of Mechanical
and Industrial Engineering
The Effect of Severe Weather Events
on Hospitals Operations
May 26, 2020 Approved
Anthony Dias, VP Data Services  Connecticut Hospital Association ChimeData Analytics May 4, 2020  Approved 
John Hsu, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Differences in access to coordinated specialty care in first episode psychosis May 4, 2020  Approved
Christine Shaw,
Director Strategy and Government Affairs
Cape Cod Health Care
Cape Cod Health Care
Case Mix Data Application 2019
January 26, 2020 Approved
Dominic Hodgkin, Professor Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management Variation in 30-day readmission risk between high and low-quality inpatient psychiatric facilities November 4 2019 Approved
Zeshan Rajput,
Medical Director
South Shore Health System
Identifying Trends and Changes in the Massachusetts Health Care Market June 17, 2019 Approved
Sue Manning, Vice President of Strategy
Catholic Medical Center
Catholic Medical Center: Study of Outmigration For Strategic Planning April 4, 2019 Approved
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