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  • Hospital Price Transparency Perceptions and Observations in the United States: A Rapid Review 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Darty, Kaven; Huddleston, Caitlin; Kreczmer, Jason; Lambdin, Stacy; Young, Dylan (International Journal of Academic and Applied Research (IJAAR), 2022-07)
    Background and Objectives: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) began implementing the Hospital Price Transparency Rule in 2019, requiring all participating hospitals to publish their chargemasters online (gross ...
  • Healthcare Financial Accounting: A Guide for Leaders 

    Lieneck, Cristian H. (Cognella, 2022-07)

    Recognizing that healthcare administrators must be well-versed in financial accounting principles to ensure appropriate financial management decisions for the variety of organizations which they lead, Healthcare Financial ...

  • Facilitators and Barriers of COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion on Social Media in the United States: A Systematic Review 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Heinemann, Katharine; Patel, Janki; Huynh, Hung; Leafblad, Abigail; Moreno, Emmanuel; Wingfield, Claire (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2022-02-08)
    Background and Objectives: Information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic has spread internationally through a variety of platforms, including social media. While efforts have been made to help reduce the spread of misinformation ...
  • Accreditation and Certification: Do They Improve Hospital Financial and Quality Performance? 

    Brooks, Matthew; Beauvais, Bradley; Kruse, Clemens S.; Fulton, Lawrence V.; Mileski, Michael; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Shanmugam, Ramalingam; Lieneck, Cristian H. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-07-14)
    The relationship between healthcare organizational accreditation and their leaders’ professional certification in healthcare management is of specific interest to institutions of higher education and individuals in the ...
  • Examining Predictors of Myocardial Infarction 

    Dolezel, Diane; McLeod, Alexander; Fulton, Lawrence V. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-10-27)
    Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States. This study analyzed predictors of myocardial infarction (MI) for those aged 35 and older based on demographic, socioeconomic, geographic, behavioral, ...
  • Sustainability and CSR: The Relationship with Hofstede Cultural Dimensions 

    Tehrani, Minoo; Rathgeber, Andreas W.; Fulton, Lawrence V.; Schmutz, Bryan (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-11-01)
    This research explores the relationship between Hofstede’s femininity cultural dimension of quality of life and the masculinity cultural dimension of drive for success manifested by materialistic wealth by investigating ...
  • Patient Throughput Initiatives in Ambulatory Care Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Cox, Jennifer; Dominguez, Jack; Gersbach, Kendal; Heredia, Edward; Khan, Afroza (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-10-30)
    Background and objectives: Ambulatory (outpatient) health care organizations continue to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic using an array of initiatives to provide a continuity of care for both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 ...
  • Protective and Non-Protective Factors of Mental Health Distress in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Bosworth, Michele; Weaver, Eric; Heinemann, Katharine; Patel, Janki (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-12-17)
    Background and objectives: Health care organizations continue to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic and an ongoing array of related mental health concerns. These pandemic-related challenges continue to be experienced ...
  • Testing Kissick’s Iron Triangle—Structural Equation Modeling Analysis of a Practical Theory 

    Beauvais, Bradley; Kruse, Clemens S.; Fulton, Lawrence V.; Brooks, Matthew; Mileski, Michael; Lee, Kimberly; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Shanmugam, Ramalingam (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-12-18)
    Background/Purpose: The purpose of this research is to determine if the tradeoffs that Kissick proposed among cost containment, quality, and access remain as rigidly interconnected as originally conceived in the contemporary ...
  • Provision of Palliative Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review of Ambulatory Care Organizations in the United States 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Betancourt, Jose; Daemen, Cynthia; Eich, Rhiannon; Monty, Elisabeth; Petty, Mindy Jo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-10-18)
    Background and objectives: Ambulatory (outpatient) healthcare organizations continue to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic using an array of initiatives to sustain a continuity of palliative care. Continuance ...
  • A Report Card on Prevention Efforts of COVID-19 Deaths in US 

    Shanmugam, Ramalingam; Fulton, Lawrence V.; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Betancourt, Jose; Beauvais, Bradley; Kruse, Clemens S.; Brooks, Matthew (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-09-07)
    COVID-19 (otherwise known as coronavirus disease 2019) is a life-threatening pandemic that has been combatted in various ways by the government, public health officials, and health care providers. These interventions ...
  • Predicting COVID-19 cases with unknown homogeneous or heterogeneous resistance to infectivity 

    Shanmugam, Ramalingam; Ledlow, Gerald; Singh, Karan P. (Public Library of Science, 2021-07-15)
    We present a restricted infection rate inverse binomial-based approach to better predict COVID-19 cases after a family gathering. The traditional inverse binomial (IB) model is inappropriate to match the reality of COVID-19, ...
  • Pandemic Pause: Systematic Review of Cost Variables for Ambulatory Care Organizations Participating in Accountable Care Organizations 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Weaver, Eric; Maryon, Thomas (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-02-12)
    Ambulatory health care provider organizations participating in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) organizations assume costs beyond typical practice operations that are directly associated with value-based care initiatives. ...
  • Outpatient Telehealth Implementation in the United States during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: A Systematic Review 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Weaver, Eric; Maryon, Thomas (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-05-09)
    Background and objectives: Ambulatory (outpatient) health care organizations continue to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic using an array of initiatives to provide a continuity of care and related patient ...
  • Analysis of Facilitators and Barriers to the Delivery of Routine Care during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: A Systematic Review 

    Lieneck, Cristian H.; Herzog, Brooke; Krips, Raven (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-05-01)
    The delivery of routine health care during the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to be challenged as public health guidelines and other local/regional/state and other policies are enforced to help prevent the spread of ...
  • Accreditation and Certification: Do They Improve Hospital Financial and Quality Performance? 

    Brooks, Matthew; Beauvais, Bradley; Kruse, Clemens S.; Fulton, Lawrence V.; Mileski, Michael; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Shanmugam, Ramalingam; Lieneck, Cristian H. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-07-14)
    The relationship between healthcare organizational accreditation and their leaders’ professional certification in healthcare management is of specific interest to institutions of higher education and individuals in the ...
  • Exploring Health Outcomes for U.S. Veterans Compared to Non-Veterans from 2003 to 2019 

    Betancourt, Jose; Stigler Granados, Paula; Pacheco, Gerardo J.; Reagan, Julie; Shanmugam, Ramalingam; Topinka, Joseph B.; Beauvais, Bradley; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Fulton, Lawrence V. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-05-18)
    The physical demands on U.S. service members have increased significantly over the past several decades as the number of military operations requiring overseas deployment have expanded in frequency, duration, and intensity. ...
  • The Impact of Nurse Practitioners on Hospitalizations and Discharges from Long-term Nursing Facilities: A Systematic Review 

    Mileski, Michael; Pannu, Upwinder; Payne, Bobbi; Sterling, Erica; McClay, Rebecca (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-04-28)
    The objective of this study was to increase the understanding of the role a nurse practitioner (NP) has in reducing the risk of hospitalizations and improving quality outcomes among nursing facility residents. This was ...
  • Determinants of Diabetes Disease Management, 2011–2019 

    Fulton, Lawrence V.; Adepoju, Omolola; Dolezel, Diane M.; Ekin, Tahir; Gibbs, David L.; Hewitt, Barbara; McLeod, Alexander; Liaw, Winston; Lieneck, Cristian H.; Ramamonjiarivelo, Zo; Shanmugam, Ramalingam; Woodward, Lechauncey (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2021-07-26)
    This study estimated the effects of Medicaid Expansion, demographics, socioeconomic status (SES), and health status on disease management of diabetes over time. The hypothesis was that the introduction of the ACA and ...
  • Overpriced? Are Hospital Prices Associated with the Quality of Care? 

    Beauvais, Bradley; Gilson, Glen; Schwab, Steve; Jaccaud, Brittany; Pearce, Taylor; Holmes, Thomas (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-05-17)
    In most consumer markets, higher prices generally imply increased quality. For example, in the automobile, restaurant, hospitality, and airline industries, higher pricing generally conveys a signal of complexity and ...

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