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.


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
1R03HS024853-01

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
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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. Measuring Cardiovascular Health Over the Life Course: A Lesson From Economics. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Feb 06; 7(3). PMID: 29432135.
     
  2. 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.
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. Carey K, Dor A. Price Variations and Their Trends in U.S. Hospitals. Journal of Healthcare Finance. 2017; 44(1).
     
  5. 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.
     
  6. Carey K. Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Prices in Hospital Outpatient Departments. Med Care Res Rev. 2017 Apr; 74(2):236-248. PMID: 26951624.
     
  7. 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;.
     
  8. Carey K. Price Increases Were Much Lower In Ambulatory Surgery Centers Than Hospital Outpatient Departments In 2007-12. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Oct; 34(10):1738-44. PMID: 26438751; DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0252;.
     
  9. Drainoni ML, Carey K, Morgan J, Christensen CL, McDoom M, Maloney M, Sullivan M. An interrupted continuum of care? What are the risk factors and comorbidities related to long-term engagement and retention in HIV care?. Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research. 2015; 7(6). View Publication
     
  10. Carey K, Lin MY. Readmissions To New York Hospitals Fell For Three Target Conditions From 2008 To 2012, Consistent With Medicare Goals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Jun; 34(6):978-85. PMID: 26056203; DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2014.1408;.
     
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Bar chart showing 49 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2015

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