Heather Hsu, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics

MD, Harvard Medical School

Heather Hsu, MD, MPH is a pediatric hospitalist at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. She has an undergraduate degree in Gender Studies from Brown University, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and MPH from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. She has expertise and interests in quasi-experimental study design, decision science, surveillance, and cost-effectiveness analysis and is a member of BMC's Medicaid Accountable Care Organization research team.
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  1. Hsu HE, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Jin R, Goldmann D, Rhee C, Lee GM. Association Between Value-Based Incentive Programs and Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Rates in the Critical Care Setting. JAMA. 2019 02 05; 321(5):509-511. PMID: 30721286.
  2. Rhee C, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Broadwell C, Hsu H, Jin R, Horan K, Lee GM. Comparison of hospital surgical site infection rates and rankings using claims versus National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance data. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb; 40(2):208-210. PMID: 30509332.
  3. Rhee C, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Hsu H, Kawai AT, Jin R, Horan K, Broadwell C, Lee GM. Impact of the 2012 Medicaid Health Care-Acquired Conditions Policy on Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection and Vascular Catheter-Associated Infection Billing Rates. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Sep; 5(9):ofy204. PMID: 30191157; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofy204;.
  4. Hsu HE, Kawai AT, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Rhee C, Horan K, Jin R, Goldmann D, Lee GM. The Impact of the Medicaid Healthcare-Associated Condition Program on Mediastinitis Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 06; 39(6):694-700. PMID: 29669607; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2018.69;.
  5. Paras ML, Shenoy ES, Hsu HE, Walensky RP, Hooper DC. Housestaff Knowledge Related to Urinary Catheter Use and Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Nov; 36(11):1355-7. PMID: 26278269; DOI: 10.1017/ice.2015.189;.
  6. Hsu HE, Shenoy ES, Kelbaugh D, Ware W, Lee H, Zakroysky P, Hooper DC, Walensky RP. An electronic surveillance tool for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in intensive care units. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jun; 43(6):592-9. PMID: 25840717; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.02.019;.
  7. Shenoy ES, Hsu H, Noubary F, Hooper DC, Walensky RP. National survey of infection preventionists: policies for discontinuation of contact precautions for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Dec; 33(12):1272-5. PMID: 23143372; DOI: 10.1086/668427;.
  8. Ouattara EN, Anglaret X, Wong AY, Chu J, Hsu HE, Danel C, Eholié S, Moh R, Gabillard D, Walensky RP, Freedberg KA. Projecting the clinical benefits and risks of using efavirenz-containing antiretroviral therapy regimens in women of childbearing age. AIDS. 2012 Mar 13; 26(5):625-34. PMID: 22398569; DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e328350fbfb;.
  9. Hsu H, Walensky RP. Cost-effectiveness analysis and HIV screening: the emergency medicine perspective. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 58(1 Suppl 1):S145-50. PMID: 21684394; PMCID: PMC3510483.
  10. Hsu HE, Rydzak CE, Cotich KL, Wang B, Sax PE, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Goldie SJ, Lu Z, Walensky RP. Quantifying the risks and benefits of efavirenz use in HIV-infected women of childbearing age in the USA. HIV Med. 2011 Feb; 12(2):97-108.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20561082; PMCID: PMC3010302; DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2010.00856.x;.
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Health Equity
Public Policy
Health Care Value
Infection Control
Payment policy
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