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, where she teaches health economics. 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 regularly 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 Massachusetts Public Health Council were she holds the governor-appointed seat representing the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors. Dr. Carey also serves on the Editorial Board of Medical Care Research and Review. She is a standing member of the Health Systems and Value Research Scientific Review Committee at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and has served on numerous other national and international review committees including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, VA Health Services Research & Development, the UK Economic and Social Research Council, and the National Medical Research Council of Singapore. Dr. Carey received her Ph.D. in Economics at Boston University and holds an M.A.T. from Harvard University.

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


Costs and Quality of Primary Care Services: Implications for Community Health Centers
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS AHRQ
1R01HS026816-01

Patient Outcomes Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery: A Comparison of Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers
04/01/2019 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1R03AG062926-01

THE IMPACT OF CMS PUBLIC REPORTS OF HOSPITAL CHARGE DATA
09/01/2016 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
1R03HS025074-01

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
1R03HS024853-01

Pricing of Hospital cardiac procedures: Impacts of Federal Reporting of Hospital Quality
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2017 (Subcontract PI)
The George Washington University HHS AHRQ
1R01HS023610-01

Evaluation of ASC Specialization, Costs and Payment Rates
05/01/2015 - 04/30/2017 (Subcontract PI)
Georgetown University HHS AHRQ
1R01HS023768-01

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 (Subcontract 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

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  1. Garrity BM, McDonough CM, Ameli O, Rothendler JA, Carey KM, Cabral HJ, Stein MD, Saper RB, Kazis LE. Unrestricted Direct Access to Physical Therapist Services Is Associated With Lower Health Care Utilization and Costs in Patients With New-Onset Low Back Pain. Phys Ther. 2020 01 23; 100(1):107-115.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31665461
     
  2. Carey K, Morgan JR. Payments for outpatient joint replacement surgery: A comparison of hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgery centers. Health Serv Res. 2020 Apr; 55(2):218-223.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31971261
     
  3. Carey K, Dor A. Hospital Response to CMS Public Reports of Hospital Charge Information. Med Care. 2020 01; 58(1):70-73. PMID: 31651745
     
  4. Kazis LE, Ameli O, Rothendler J, Garrity B, Cabral H, McDonough C, Carey K, Stein M, Sanghavi D, Elton D, Fritz J, Saper R. Observational retrospective study of the association of initial healthcare provider for new-onset low back pain with early and long-term opioid use. BMJ Open. 2019 09 20; 9(9):e028633.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31542740
     
  5. Carey K, Morgan JR, Lin MY, Kain MS, Creevy WR. Patient Outcomes Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery: A Comparison of Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. J Arthroplasty. 2020 01; 35(1):7-11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31526700
     
  6. Carey K, Ameli O, Garrity B, Rothendler J, Cabral H, McDonough C, Stein M, Saper R, Kazis L. Health insurance design and conservative therapy for low back pain. Am J Manag Care. 2019 06 01; 25(6):e182-e187.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31211551
     
  7. 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. 2019 03; 38(3):271-274.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29794648
     
  8. 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
     
  9. 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 09; 33(9):1444-1446.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29845464
     
  10. Carey K. Measuring Cardiovascular Health Over the Life Course: A Lesson From Economics. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 02 06; 7(3). PMID: 29432135
     
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Bar chart showing 67 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2015

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