Amy K. Rosen, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
General Surgery

PhD, University of Maryland
MSW, Boston University




Dr. Rosen is Professor of Health Policy and Management at Boston University School of Public Health and a researcher at the Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research. She has conducted health services research projects involving the development and use of risk-adjustment models used to compare quality of care delivery in different settings: hospital, long-term care, and ambulatory care. Among her studies, she has evaluated the quality of care delivered to Medicare beneficiaries who received surgical procedures, for which a measure called “adverse events” became an important way to screen for potential instances of poor quality in this population. In long-term care, she developed a risk-adjustment model to predict decline in functional status among long-term care residents in VA settings. In the ambulatory setting, she evaluated case-mix models currently used for provider profiling, setting capitation rates, and quality assessment. These include the Adjusted Clinical Groups, the Diagnostic Cost Groups, and the Chronic Illness and Disability Payment System. She was a principal investigator of a project developing a psychiatric case-mix measure for the VA used to compare the care that facilities provide to patients with mental health disorders. More recently, Dr. Rosen has worked in the area of patient safety. She has examined the prevalence and incidence of Patient Safety Indicators, developed by AHRQ, in the VA, and has evaluated their construct and criterion validity. She has worked closely with AHRQ to improve the indicators. She is currently working on a study examining the patient safety culture of VA hospitals, as well as the changes in the quality and safety of care resulting from the resident work duty reform legislation. Dr. Rosen received her PhD from the University of Maryland in sociology.

VA Boston Healthcare System




Development and Testing of Ambulatory Adverse Event Trigger Tools: A Multisite Study
07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010 (PI)
HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality



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  1. Molling D, Vincent BM, Wiitala WL, Escobar GJ, Hofer TP, Liu VX, Rosen AK, Ryan AM, Seelye S, Prescott HC. Developing a template matching algorithm for benchmarking hospital performance in a diverse, integrated healthcare system. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jun 12; 99(24):e20385. PMID: 32541458
     
  2. Fouayzi H, Ash AS, Rosen AK. A cardiovascular disease risk prediction algorithm for use with the Medicare current beneficiary survey. Health Serv Res. 2020 Aug; 55(4):568-577. PMID: 32285938
     
  3. Linsky A, Stolzmann K, Simon SR, Cabral H, Rosen AK. Patient Possession of Excess Medication Supply in the VA: A Retrospective Database Study. Med Care. 2019 11; 57(11):898-904.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31634269
     
  4. George J, Parker VA, Sullivan JL, Greenan MA, Chan J, Shin MH, Chen Q, Shwartz M, Rosen AK. How hospitals select their patient safety priorities: An exploratory study of four Veterans Health Administration hospitals. Health Care Manage Rev. 2019 Oct 25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31498164
     
  5. Borzecki AM, Rosen AK. Is there a 'best measure' of patient safety? BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 03; 29(3):185-188.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31594843
     
  6. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Charns MP, O'Brien WJ, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Pizer SD. Emergency Department Use After Outpatient Surgery Among Dually Enrolled VA and Medicare Patients. Qual Manag Health Care. 2019 Oct/Dec; 28(4):191-199.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31567842
     
  7. Talutis SD, Chen Q, Wang N, Rosen AK. Comparison of Risk-Standardized Readmission Rates of Surgical Patients at Safety-Net and Non-Safety-Net Hospitals Using Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and American Hospital Association Data. JAMA Surg. 2019 05 01; 154(5):391-400.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30649141
     
  8. Graham LA, Mull HJ, Wagner TH, Morris MS, Rosen AK, Richman JS, Whittle J, Burns E, Copeland LA, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Comparison of a Potential Hospital Quality Metric With Existing Metrics for Surgical Quality-Associated Readmission. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 04 05; 2(4):e191313.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31002316
     
  9. Branch-Elliman W, Pizer SD, Dasinger EA, Gold HS, Abdulkerim H, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Mull HJ. Facility type and surgical specialty are associated with suboptimal surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis practice patterns: a multi-center, retrospective cohort study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019; 8:49.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30886702
     
  10. Dasinger EA, Graham LA, Wahl TS, Richman JS, Baker SJ, Hawn MT, Hernandez-Boussard T, Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Copeland LA, Whittle JC, Burns EA, Morris MS. Preoperative opioid use and postoperative pain associated with surgical readmissions. Am J Surg. 2019 11; 218(5):828-835.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30879796
     
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Bar chart showing 225 publications over 32 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2011 and 2014 and 2015 and 2016

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risk adjustment
Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs)
Patient safety
Quality of care assessment and measurement
Surgical quality
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