Steven D. Pizer, PhD
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, Boston College

Dr. Pizer is Professor of Health Law, Policy, and Management and Director of the doctoral program in Health Services Research at the Boston University School of Public Health. He also serves as Chief Economist for the Partnered Evidence-based Policy Resource Center at the US Department of Veterans Affairs. He is currently directing studies of demand for care and access to care, as well as effects of workforce retention programs and health information exchange. Dr. Pizer also designs randomized and observational program evaluations and performance metrics for national VA program offices. Prior to his graduate training in economics, Dr. Pizer worked for the Massachusetts Legislature and for several consumer organizations concerned with state insurance regulation.

VA Boston Healthcare System

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 14
09/15/2019 - 09/14/2021 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 15
09/15/2019 - 09/14/2021 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 12
08/01/2019 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

Detection of Unethical Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers
11/02/2018 - 03/31/2021 (Co-PI)
PI: Melissa Garrido, PhD
Laura and John Arnold Foundation

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 13
09/15/2019 - 09/14/2020 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 5
09/15/2018 - 09/14/2020 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation HHS AHRQ

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Order 8
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 7
12/22/2018 - 12/21/2019 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

VA241-17-D-0092 VA Master Contract Task Order 2
11/01/2017 - 10/31/2019 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

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  1. Yee CA, Pizer SD, Frakt A. Medicare's Bundled Payment Initiatives for Hospital-Initiated Episodes: Evidence and Evolution. Milbank Q. 2020 Sep; 98(3):908-974.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32820837
  2. Griffith KN, Ndugga NJ, Pizer SD. Appointment Wait Times for Specialty Care in Veterans Health Administration Facilities vs Community Medical Centers. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Aug 03; 3(8):e2014313. PMID: 32845325
  3. Price ME, Done N, Pizer SD. The Relationship Between Follow-up Appointments and Access to Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jun; 35(6):1678-1683. PMID: 32221854
  4. Yee CA, Legler A, Davies M, Prentice J, Pizer S. Priority access to health care: Evidence from an exogenous policy shock. Health Econ. 2020 Mar; 29(3):306-323.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31999884
  5. Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Charns MP, O'Brien WJ, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Pizer SD. Emergency Department Use After Outpatient Surgery Among Dually Enrolled VA and Medicare Patients. Qual Manag Health Care. 2019 Oct/Dec; 28(4):191-199.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31567842
  6. Griffith KN, Li D, Davies ML, Pizer SD, Prentice JC. Call center performance affects patient perceptions of access and satisfaction. Am J Manag Care. 2019 09 01; 25(9):e282-e287.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31518100
  7. Yuan Y, Thomas KS, Frakt AB, Pizer SD, Garrido MM. Users Of Veteran-Directed Care And Other Purchased Care Have Similar Hospital Use And Costs Over Time. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 06; 38(6):1037-1045.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31158026
  8. Mattocks KM, Cunningham K, Elwy AR, Finley EP, Greenstone C, Mengeling MA, Pizer SD, Vanneman ME, Weiner M, Bastian LA. Recommendations for the Evaluation of Cross-System Care Coordination from the VA State-of-the-art Working Group on VA/Non-VA Care. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 05; 34(Suppl 1):18-23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31098968
  9. Branch-Elliman W, Pizer SD, Dasinger EA, Gold HS, Abdulkerim H, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Mull HJ. Facility type and surgical specialty are associated with suboptimal surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis practice patterns: a multi-center, retrospective cohort study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019; 8:49.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30886702
  10. Minegishi T, Frakt AB, Garrido MM, Gellad WF, Hausmann LRM, Lewis ET, Pizer SD, Trafton JA, Oliva EM. Randomized program evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration Stratification Tool for Opioid Risk Mitigation (STORM): A research and clinical operations partnership to examine effectiveness. Subst Abus. 2019; 40(1):14-19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30620691
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