Kathleen Carey, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, Boston University
MAT, Harvard University



Kathleen Carey, a Health Economist, is a Professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management. Her scholarship addresses the economics, organization, and regulation of the U.S. health care system, with a focus on efficient delivery of care in the hospital sector. Her work has addressed issues of cost, managed care, competition, organizational structure, and collaboration, appearing in leading peer-reviewed journals. As principal investigator, she has been the recipient of numerous federal and private research grants, and has developed state-of-the-art econometric models that evaluate U.S. health care policy. Dr. Carey is a member of the Editorial Board of Medical Care Research and Review.

2011 National Business and Economics Society: Annual Best Paper Award
2009 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Grantee Spotlight
2004-Pres Marquis Who’s Who in America
2001 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting: Outstanding Abstract Citation


THE IMPACT OF CMS PUBLIC REPORTS OF HOSPITAL CHARGE DATA
09/01/2016 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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PERSONNEL AGREEMENT FOR RESEARCH SERVICES OF KATHLEEN CAREY
05/01/2015 - 04/30/2018 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, Bedford

PROFILING IMPROVEMENT UNDER THE HOSPITAL READMISSIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM
08/01/2016 - 11/30/2017 (PI)
HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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PRICING OF HOSPITAL CARDIAC PROCEDURES: IMPACTS OF FEDERAL REPORTING OF HOSPITAL QUALITY
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2017 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS AHRQ
1R01HS023610-01

EVALUATION OF ASC SPECIALIZATION, COSTS AND PAYMENT RATES
05/01/2015 - 04/30/2017 (PI)
Georgetown University HHS AHRQ
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PERSONNEL AGREEMENT FOR KATHLEEN CAREY
10/01/2014 - 09/30/2016 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, Bedford

PRICING OF HOSPITAL CARDIAC PROCEDURES: IMPACTS OF FEDERAL REPORTING OF HOSPITAL QUALITY
09/30/2015 - 09/29/2016 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS AHRQ
1R01HS023610-01

PRICE COMPETITION FOR COMMON SURGICAL SERVICES
04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016 (PI)
HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
1R03HS023780-01

PRICING OF HOSPITAL CARDIAC PROCEDURES: IMPACTS OF FEDERAL REPORTING OF HOSPITAL QUALITY
09/30/2014 - 09/29/2015 (PI)
The George Washington University HHS AHRQ
1R01HS023610-01

EXAMINING INTENDED AND UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF THE HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM
06/01/2013 - 12/31/2014 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Carey K, Zhao S, Snow AL, Hartmann CW. The relationship between nursing home quality and costs: Evidence from the VA. PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0203764.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30231033.
     
  2. Cole MB, Trivedi AN, Wright B, Carey K. Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care for Community Health Center Patients: Evidence Following the Affordable Care Act. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Sep; 33(9):1444-1446.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29845464.
     
  3. Morgan JR, Carey KM, Barlam TF, Christiansen CL, Drainoni ML. Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchitis in Children and Impact on Subsequent Episodes of Care and Treatment. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 May 14.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29794648.
     
  4. Carey K. Measuring Cardiovascular Health Over the Life Course: A Lesson From Economics. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Feb 06; 7(3). PMID: 29432135.
     
  5. Carey K, Mitchell JM. Specialization and production cost efficiency: evidence from ambulatory surgery centers. Int J Health Econ Manag. 2018 Mar; 18(1):83-98. PMID: 28900775.
     
  6. Carey K, Mitchell JM. Specialization as an Organizing Principle: The Case of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Med Care Res Rev. 2017 Aug 01; 1077558717729228. PMID: 29148356.
     
  7. Carey K, Dor A. Price Variations and Their Trends in U.S. Hospitals. Journal of Healthcare Finance. 2017; 44(1).
  8. Carey K, Lin MY. Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Safety-Net Hospitals Show Improvement, Modifications To Penalty Formula Still Needed. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Oct 01; 35(10):1918-1923. PMID: 27654841.
     
  9. Carey K. Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Prices in Hospital Outpatient Departments. Med Care Res Rev. 2017 Apr; 74(2):236-248. PMID: 26951624.
     
  10. Mitchell JM, Carey K. A Comparison of Ambulatory Surgery Center Production Costs and Medicare Payments: Evidence on Colonoscopy and Endoscopy. Med Care. 2016 Feb; 54(2):126-32. PMID: 26595226; DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000466;.
     
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Bar chart showing 61 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2015

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