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

MD, Harvard Medical School
MPH, University of Pittsburgh

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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, a 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.

Preventing Avoidable Infectious Complications by Adjusting Payments (PAICAP) II
09/30/2018 - 06/30/2019 (PI)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) DHHS


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  1. Hsu HE, Ashe EM, Silverstein M, Hofman M, Lange SJ, Razzaghi H, Mishuris RG, Davidoff R, Parker EM, Penman-Aguilar A, Clarke KEN, Goldman A, James TL, Jacobson K, Lasser KE, Xuan Z, Peacock G, Dowling NF, Goodman AB. Race/Ethnicity, Underlying Medical Conditions, Homelessness, and Hospitalization Status of Adult Patients with COVID-19 at an Urban Safety-Net Medical Center - Boston, Massachusetts, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Jul 10; 69(27):864-869.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32644981; DOI: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6927a3;
  2. Hsu HE, Wang R, Broadwell C, Horan K, Jin R, Rhee C, Lee GM. Association Between Federal Value-Based Incentive Programs and Health Care-Associated Infection Rates in Safety-Net and Non-Safety-Net Hospitals. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jul 01; 3(7):e209700. PMID: 32639568
  3. Giraldo P, Hsu HE, Ashe EM, Buitron de la Vega PA, Losi S, Silverstein M, Lasser KE. Provision of Utility Shut-off Protection Letters at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital, 2009-2018. J Ambul Care Manage. 2020 Apr/Jun; 43(2):179-182.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32073502
  4. Ellis RP, Hsu HE, Song C, Kuo TC, Martins B, Siracuse JJ, Liu Y, Ash AS. Diagnostic Category Prevalence in 3 Classification Systems Across the Transition to the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Apr 01; 3(4):e202280.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32267514
  5. Silverstein M, Hsu HE, Bell A. Addressing Social Determinants to Improve Population Health: The Balance Between Clinical Care and Public Health. JAMA. 2019 Dec 02.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31790542
  6. Hsu HE, Abanyie F, Agus MSD, Balamuth F, Brady PW, Brilli RJ, Carcillo JA, Dantes R, Epstein L, Fiore AE, Gerber JS, Gokhale RH, Joyner BL, Kissoon N, Klompas M, Lee GM, Macias CG, Puopolo KM, Sulton CD, Weiss SL, Rhee C. A National Approach to Pediatric Sepsis Surveillance. Pediatrics. 2019 12; 144(6). PMID: 31776196
  7. Hsu HE, Wang R, Jentzsch MS, Horan K, Jin R, Goldmann D, Rhee C, Lee GM. The impact of measurement changes on evaluating hospital performance: The case of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 11; 40(11):1269-1271. PMID: 31522693
  8. 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
  9. Perdomo J, Tolliver D, Hsu HE, He Y, Nash KA, Donatelli S, Mateo C, Akagbosu C, Alizadeh F, Power-Hays A, Rainer T, Zheng DJ, Kistin CJ, Vinci RJ, Michelson CD. Health Equity Rounds: An Interdisciplinary Case Conference to Address Implicit Bias and Structural Racism for Faculty and Trainees. MedEdPORTAL. 2019; 15:10858. View Publication
  10. 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 02; 40(2):208-210. PMID: 30509332
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Health Equity
Public Policy
Health Care Value
Infection Control
Payment policy
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