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Jain S, Rosenbaum PR, Reiter JG, Ramadan OI, Hill AS, Silber JH, Fleisher LA. Assessing the ambulatory surgery center volume-outcome association. JAMA Surgery 159:397-403, 2024

Li G, Freundlich RE, Rice MJ, Dunworth BA, Sandberg WS, Higgins MS, Wanderer JP. The impact of a medically directed student registered nurse anesthesia staffing model on postprocedural patient outcomes. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 94:111413, 2024


Epstein RH, Dexter F, Fahy BG. Patients undergoing elective inpatient major therapeutic procedures in Florida had no significant change in hospital mortality or mortality-related comorbidities between 2007 and 2019. Anesthesia and Analgesia 137:306-312, 2023  

Epstein RH, Dexter F, Loftus RW. Most hospital patients at risk for bacterial infection undergo an anesthetic: implications for infection control practices related to the anesthesia workspace. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 70:1330-1339, 2023

Liu Y, Chen S, Hammack-Aviran CM, Drolet BC, Perdikis G. Overlapping surgeries from the patient’s perspective. Journal of Surgical Research 286:85-95, 2023

Pitts CC, Ponce BA, Arguello AM, Willis JG, McGwin Jr G, Vatsia S, Parks CT, Wills BW. Impact of the percentage of overlapping surgery on patient outcomes: a retrospective cohort study of 87,000 surgical cases. Annals of Surgery 277:756-760, 2023

Powers J, McGree JM, Grieve D, Aseervatham R, Ryan S, Corry P. Managing surgical waiting lists through dynamic priority scoring. Health Care Management Science 26:533-557, 2023

Rosen RD, Edelman DA. Should organizational investment in robotic surgical technology ever influence surgeons' decisions about surgical approach to patients' surgical care? AMA Journal of Ethics 25:E575-582, 2023

Thumma SR, Dualeh SHA, Kunnath NJ, Bonner SN, Ibrahim AM. Outcomes for high-risk surgical procedures across high- and low-competition hospital markets. JAMA Surgery 158:1041-1048, 2023

Zhang Y, Malone TL, Scales Jr. CD, Pink GH. Predictors of hospital bypass for rural residents seeking common elective surgery. Surgery 173:270-277, 2023


Brandon C, Ghenbot Y, Buch V, Contreras-Hernandez E, Tooker J, Dimentberg R, Richardson AG, Lucas TH. Policies restricting overlapping surgeries negatively impact access to care, clinical efficiency and hospital revenue: a forecasting model for surgical scheduling. Annals of Surgery 275:1085-1093, 2022

La Forgia A, Bond AM, Braun RT, Yao LZ, Kjaer K, Zhang M, Casalino LP. Association of physician management companies and private equity investment with commercial health care prices paid to anesthesia practitioners. JAMA Internal Medicine 182:396-404, 2022

Langerman A, Brelsford K, Hammack-Aviran C. Working definitions of "critical portions": results from qualitative interviews with 51 academic surgeons. Annals of Surgery 276:205-212, 2022

Moore MR, Mitchell SJ, Weller JM, Cumin D, Cheeseman JF, Devcich DA, Hannam JA, Merry AF, CheckWHO group. A retrospective audit of postoperative days alive and out of hospital, including before and after implementation of the WHO surgical safety checklist. Anaesthesia 77:185-195, 2022

Mulcahy AW, Ruder T, Lovejoy SL, Crespin DJ, Rasmussen P, Merrell K, Mehrotra A. Using claims-based estimates of post-operative visits to revalue procedures with 10- and 90-day global periods: updated results using calendar year 2019 data. Rand Health Quarterly 9:10, 2022

Pandit JJ, Ramachandran SK, Pandit M. The effect of overlapping surgical scheduling on operating theatre productivity: a narrative review. Anaesthesia 77:1030-1038, 2022

Raval MV, Reiter AJ, McCarthy IM. Association of children's hospital status with value for common surgical conditions. JAMA Network Open 5:e2218348, 2022

Rovers MM, Wijn SR, Grutters JP, Metsemakers SJ, Vermeulen RJ, van der Pennen R, Berden BJ, Gooszen HG, Scholte M, Govers TM, EBS-group collaborators. Development of a decision analytical framework to prioritise operating room capacity: lessons learnt from an empirical example on delayed elective surgeries during the COVID-19 pandemic in a hospital in the Netherlands. BMJ Open 12:e054110, 2022

Sun EC, Mello MM, Vaughn MT, Kheterpal S, Hawn MT, Dimick JB, Jena AB. Assessment of perioperative outcomes among surgeons who operated the night before. JAMA Internal Medicine 182:720-728, 2022

Thenuwara K, Dexter F, Radke S, Epstein RH. Cesarean delivery availability in Iowa was not constrained by anesthesia workforce limitations: retrospective cohort study of inpatient surgery case counts. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 28:100277, 2022  

Thenuwara KN, Dexter F, Ledolter J, Radke SM, Epstein RH. Patients in Iowa counties lacking hospitals with labor and delivery services disproportionately receive care at level III maternal care hospitals when undergoing cesarean delivery: a retrospective longitudinal study. Cureus 14:e30683, 2022  


Cohen C, Baird M, Koirola N, Kandrack R, Martsolf G. The surgical and anesthesia workforce and provision of surgical services in rural communities: a mixed-methods examination. The Journal of Rural Health 37:45-54, 2021

Feyereisen SL, Puro N, McConnell W. Addressing provider shortages in rural America: the role of state opt-out policy adoptions in promoting hospital anesthesia provision. The Journal of Rural Health 37:684-691, 2021

Gabriel RA, Waterman RS, Burton BN, Scandurro S, Urman RD. Patient health status and case complexity of outpatient surgeries at various facility types in the United States: an analysis using the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 68:110109, 2021

Gravesteijn B, Krijkamp E, Busschbach J, Geleijnse G, Helmrich IR, Bruinsma S, van Lint C, van Veen E, Steyerberg E, Verhoef K, van Saase J, Lingsma H, Baatenburg de Jong R; Value Based Operation Room Triage team collaborators. Minimizing population health loss in times of scarce surgical capacity during the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis and beyond: a modeling study. Value in Health 24:648-657, 2021

Hofer CK, Wendel Garcia PD, Heim C, Ganter MT. Analysis of anaesthesia services to calculate national need and supply of anaesthetics in Switzerland during the COVID-19 pandemic. PLoS One 16:e0248997, 2021

Johnson CL, Schwartz H, Greenberg A, Hernandez S, Nnamani Silva ON, Wong LE, Martins DB, Broering JM, Kumar SB, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC, Roman SA. Patient perceptions on barriers and facilitators to accessing low-acuity surgery during COVID-19 pandemic. The Journal of Surgical Research 264:30-36, 2021

Kim A, Alluri R, Kang H, Wang J, Hah R. Not without my attending: a survey of patient and family member attitudes and perceptions about concurrent and overlapping surgery. The Spine Journal 21:889-898, 2021

Kowalczyk JJ, Lipman SS, Carvalho B. Estimating obstetric anaesthesia workload: number of deliveries compared to time-based workload. Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation 49:292-297, 2021

McManus ML, França UL. Availability of inpatient pediatric surgery in the United States. Anesthesiology 134:852-861, 2021

Melton MS, Li YJ, Pollard R, Chen Z, Hunting J, Hopkins T, Buhrman W, Taicher B, Aronson S, Stafford-Smith M, Raghunathan K. Unplanned hospital admission after ambulatory surgery: a retrospective, single cohort study. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 68:30-41, 2021

Mitchell MB, Hammack-Aviran CM, Clayton EW, Langerman A. A survey of overlapping surgery policies at U.S. hospitals. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 49:64-73, 2021

Rathnayake D, Clarke M, Jayasinghe V. Patient prioritisation methods to shorten waiting times for elective surgery: a systematic review of how to improve access to surgery. PLoS One 16:e0256578, 2021

Rathnayake D, Clarke M. The effectiveness of different patient referral systems to shorten waiting times for elective surgeries: systematic review. BMC Health Services Research 21:155, 2021

Tran LD, Rose L, Urech T, Dalton A, Wu S, Vashi AA. Short-term effects of cancelled elective procedures due to COVID-19: evidence from the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Annals of Surgery 274:45-49, 2021

Uppal S, Rice LW, Spencer RJ. Discrepancies created by surgeon self-reported operative time and the effects on procedural relative value units and reimbursement. Obstetrics and Gynecology 138:182-188, 2021


Baird M, O'Donnell JM, Martsolf GR. Effects of opting-out from federal nurse anesthetists' supervision requirements on anesthesiologist work patterns. Health Services Research 55:54-62, 2020

Chernov M, Vick A, Ramachandran S, Reddy S, Leyvi G, Delphin E. Perioperative efficiency vs. quality of care – do we always have to choose? Journal of Investigative Surgery 33:265-270, 2020

Langerman A, Arambula A, Bonnet K, Schlundt DG, Brelsford KM. Patient values regarding overlapping surgery: identification of distinct patient subgroups. The Laryngoscope 130:2779-2784, 2020

Muffly MK, Honkanen A, Scheinker D, Wang TNY, Saynina O, Singleton MA, Wang CJ, Sanders L. Hospitalization patterns for inpatient pediatric surgery and procedures in California: 2000-2016. Anesthesia and Analgesia 131:1070-1079, 2020

Solsky I, Berry W, Edmondson L, Lagoo J, Baugh J, Blair A, Singer S, Haynes AB. World Health Organization surgical safety checklist modification: do changes emphasize communication and teamwork? Journal of Surgical Research 246:614-622, 2020


Bell M, Eriksson LI, Svensson T, Hallqvist L, Granath F, Reilly J, Myles PS. Days at home after surgery: an integrated and efficient outcome measure for clinical trials and quality assurance. EClinicalMedicine 11:18-26, 2019

Bydon M, Alvi MA, Kerezoudis P, Hyder JA, Habermann EB, Hohmann S, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Meryer FB, Spinner RJ. Perceptions of overlapping surgery in neurosurgery based on practice volume: a multi-institutional survey. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 188:105585, 2019

Glauser G, Osiemo B, Goodrich S, McClintock SD, Vollmer C, DeMatteo R, Malhotra NR. Association of overlapping, nonconcurrent, surgery with patient outcomes at a large academic medical center. Annals of Surgery 270:620-629, 2019

Leong JY, Calio B, Shah M, Sullivan P, Trabulsi EJ, Gomella LG, Lallas CD. Overlapping surgeries: defining the 'critical portions' of the procedure. The Canadian Journal of Urology 26:9694-9698, 2019

Martsolf GR, Baird M, Cohen CC, Koirala N. Relationship between state policy and anesthesia provider supply in rural communities. Medical Care 57:341-347, 2019

Nathan H, Thumma JR, Ryan AM, Dimick JB. Early impact of Medicare accountable care organizations on inpatient surgical spending. Annals of Surgery 269:191-196, 2019

O’Reilly-Shah VN, Melanson VG, Sullivan CL, Jabaley CS, Lynde GC. Lack of association between intraoperative handoff of care and postoperative complications: a retrospective observational study. BMC Anesthesiology 19:182, 2019

Ponce BA, Wills BW, Hudson PW, Huntley SR, Starnes AC, Watson SL, Rue LW, Perez JL, McGwin G. Outcomes with overlapping surgery at a large academic medical center. Annals of Surgery 269:465-470, 2019

Sun E, Mello MM, Rishel CA, Vaughn MT, Kheterpal S, Saager L, Fleisher LA, Damrose EJ, Kadry B, Jena AB, Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group (MPOG). Association of overlapping surgery with perioperative outcomes. JAMA 321:762-772, 2019

Symer MM, Abelson JS, Yeo HL. Barriers to regionalized surgical care: public perspective survey and geospatial analysis. Annals of Surgery 269:73-78, 2019

Theriault B, Pazniokas J, Mittal A, Schmidt M, Cole C, Gandhi C, Anderson P, Bowers C. What does it mean for a surgeon to "run two rooms"? A comprehensive literature review of overlapping and concurrent surgery policies. The American Surgeon 85:420-430, 2019


Abbott TEF, Ahmad T, Phull MK, Fowler AJ, Hewson R, Biccard BM, Chew MS, Gillies M, Pearse RM; for the International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) group. The surgical safety checklist and patient outcomes after surgery: a prospective observational cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Anesthesia 120:146-155, 2018

Bernstein J, Bernstein JJ, Mehta S, Hume EL, Schenker ML, Ahn J. Defining the key parts of a procedure: Implications for overlapping surgery. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 26:142-147, 2018

Dexter F, Epstein RH. Reductions in average lengths of stays for surgical procedures between the 2008 and 2014 United States National Inpatient Samples were not associated with greater incidences of use of postacute care facilities. Anesthesia & Analgesia 126:983-987, 2018  

Dexter F, Jarvie C, Epstein RH. Lack of a substantive effect of insurance and the national US payment system on the relative distribution of surgical cases among hospitals in the State of Iowa: a retrospective, observational, cohort study. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 51:98-107, 2018

Dy CJ, Osei DA, Maak TG, Gottschalk MB, Zhang AL, Maloney MD, Presson AP, O'Keefe RJ. Safety of overlapping inpatient orthopaedic surgery: a multicenter study. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 100:1902-1911, 2018

Elhag D, Dexter F, Elhakim M, Epstein RH. Many US hospital-affiliated freestanding ambulatory surgery centers are located on hospital campuses, relevant to interpretation of studies involving ambulatory surgery. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 49:88-91, 2018  

Hensel D, Cooper R, Craney N. Operating room personnel viewpoints about certified registered nurse anesthetists. Western Journal of Nursing Research 40:242-256, 2018

Hyder JA, Hanson KT, Storlie CB, Madde NR, Brown MJ, Kor DJ, Potter DD, Cima RR, Habermann EB. Assessing the safety of overlapping surgery at a children's hospital. Annals of Surgery 268:e24-e27, 2018

Mehta A, Xu T, Bai G, Hawley KL, Makary MA. The impact of price transparency for surgical services. The American Surgeon 84:604-608, 2018

O’Leary JD, Dexter F, Faraoni D, Crawford MW. Incidence of non-physiologically complex surgical procedures performed in children: an Ontario population-based study of health administrative data. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 65:23-33, 2018  

Rahimi SA, Dexter F, Gu X. Prioritizations of individual surgeons’ patients waiting for elective procedures: A systematic review and future directions. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 10:14-17, 2018  

Raphael DR, Tran PT, Kain ZN, Rinehart JB. Two-year follow-up survey: Views of US anesthesiologists about health care costs and future practice roles. Anesthesia & Analgesia 126:611-614, 2018

Weigel PAM, Ullrich F, Ward MM. Rural bypass of critical access hospitals in Iowa: do visiting surgical specialists make a difference? The Journal of Rural Health 34:s21-29, 2018


Chen LM, Norton EC, Banerjee M, Regenbogen SE, Cain-Nielsen AH, Birkmeyer JD. Spending on care after surgery driven by choice of care settings instead of intensity of services. Health Affairs 36:83-90, 2017

Cima RR, Dhanorker SR, Ostendorf CL, Ntekpe M, Mudundi RV, Habermann EB, Deschamps C. Using an electronic perioperative documentation tool to identify returns to operating room (ROR) in a tertiary care academic medical center. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 43:138-145, 2017

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Dexter EU, Lubarsky DA, Sun EC. Hospitals with briefer than average lengths of stays for common surgical procedures do not have greater odds of either re-admission or use of short-term care facilities. Anaesthesia & Intensive Care 45:210-219, 2017  

Dexter F, Epstein RH, Sun EC, Lubarsky DA, Dexter EU. Readmissions to different hospitals after common surgical procedures and consequences for implementation of perioperative surgical home programs. Anesthesia & Analgesia 125:943-951, 2017  

Edgington JP, Petravick ME, Idowu OA, Lee MJ, Shi LL. Preferably not my surgery: A survey of patient and family member comfort with concurrent and overlapping surgeries. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 99:1883-1887, 2017

Funk RJ, Owen-Smith J, Landon BE, Birkmeyer JD, Hollingsworth JM. Identifying natural alignments between ambulatory surgery centers and local health systems building broader communities of surgical care. Medical Care 55:e9-e15, 2017

Gourevitch RA, Mehrotra A, Galvin G, Karp M, Plough A, Shah NT. How do pregnant women use quality measures when choosing their obstetric provider? Birth 44:120-127, 2017

Haynes AB, Edmondson L, Lipsitz SR, Molina G, Neville BA, Singer SJ, Moonan AT, Childers AK, Foster R, Gibbons LR, Gawande AA, Berry WR. Mortality trends after a voluntary checklist-based surgical safety collaborative. Annals of Surgery 266:923-929, 2017

Hyder JA, Hanson KT, Storlie CB, Glasgow A, Madde NR, Brown MJ. Kor DJ, Cima RR, Habermann EB. Safety of overlapping surgery at a high-volume referral center. Annals of Surgery 265:639-644, 2017

Kent M, Whyte R, Fleishman A, Tomich D, Forrow L, Rodrigue J. Public perceptions of overlapping surgery. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 224:771-778, 2017

Lin Y, Meguid RA, Hosokawa PW, Henderson WG, Hammermeister KE, Schulick RD, Shelstad RC, Wild TT McIntyre RC Jr. An institutional analysis of unplanned return to the operating room to identify areas for quality improvement. The American Journal of Surgery 214:1-6, 2017

Moed BR, Israel HA. Device sales representatives in the operating room: do we really need or want them? A survey of orthopaedic trauma surgeons. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 31:e296-e300, 2017

Riganti A, Siciliani L, Fiorio CV. The effect of waiting times on demand and supply for elective surgery: Evidence from Italy. Health Economics 26:92-105, 2017

Schneider JE, Ohsfeldt R, Li P, Miller TR, Scheibling C. Assessing the impact of state “opt-out” policy on access to and costs of surgeries and other procedures requiring anesthesia services. Health Economics Review 7:10, 2017

Sun EC, Dexter F, Miller TR, Baker LC. "Opt out" and access to anesthesia care for elective and urgent surgeries among U.S. Medicare beneficiaries. Anesthesiology 126:461-471, 2017  

Weigel PA, Ullrich F, Finegan CN, Ward MM. Rural bypass for elective surgeries. The Journal of Rural Health 33:135-145, 2017


Erhun F, Malcolm E, Kalani M, Brayton K, Nguyen C, Asch SM, Platchek T, Milstein A. Opportunities to improve the value of outpatient surgical care. The American Journal of Managed Care 22:e329-335, 2016

Hollingsworth JM, Dunn RL, Suskind AM, Banerjee M, Hollenbeck BK. Validation of a Medicare claims-based algorithm for identifying freestanding ambulatory surgery centers. Medical Care 54:e43-e46, 2016

Meyer MJ, Hyder JA, Cole DJ, Kamdar NV. The mandate to measure patient experience: how can patients "value" anesthesia care? Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:1211-1215, 2016

Miller TR, Abouleish A, Halzack NM. Anesthesiologists are affiliated with many hospitals only reporting anesthesia claims using modifier QZ for Medicare claims in 2013. A & A Case Reports 6:217-219, 2016

Moazzez A, de Virgilio C. Role of surgical services in profitability of hospitals in California: an analysis of Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development annual financial data. The American Surgeon 82:894-897, 2016

Negrusa B, Hogan PF, Warner JT, Schroeder CH, Pang B. Scope of practice laws and anesthesia complications: no measurable impact of certified registered nurse anesthetist expanded scope of practice on anesthesia-related complications. Medical Care 54:913-920, 2016

O’Leary JD, Wijeysundera DN, Crawford MW. Effect of surgical safety checklists on pediatric surgical complications in Ontario. Canadian Medical Association Journal 188: E191-E198, 2016

Sun E, Dexter F, Miller TR. The effect of "opt-out" regulation on access to surgical care for urgent cases in the United States: evidence from the national inpatient sample. Anesthesia & Analgesia 122:1983-1991, 2016  

Sun EC, Miller TR, Halzack NM. In the United States, “opt-out” states show no increase in access to anesthesia services for Medicare beneficiaries compared with non-“opt-out” states. A & A Case Reports 6:283-285, 2016

Zhang AL, Sing DC, Dang DY, Ma CB, Black D, Vail TP, Feeley BT. Overlapping surgery in the ambulatory orthopaedic setting. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 98:1859-1867, 2016


Flood P, Dexter F, Ledolter J, Dutton RP. Large heterogeneity in mean durations of labor analgesia among hospitals reporting to the American Society of Anesthesiologist’s Anesthesia Quality Institute. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:1283-1289, 2015  

Glick DB, Wroblewski K, Apfelbaum S, Dauber B, Woo J, Tung A. The relationship between competition and quality in procedural cardiac care. Anesthesia & Analgesia 120:220-229, 2015

Govindarajan A, Urbach DR, Kumar M, Li Q, Murray BJ, Juurlink D, Kennedy E, Gagliardi A, Sutradhar R, Baxter NN. Outcomes of daytime procedures performed by attending surgeons after night work. The New England Journal of Medicine 373:845-853, 2015

Haller G, Combescure C, Mamie C, Zoccatelli D, Clergue F. Impact of policies regulating foreign physician migration to Switzerland: a modelling case study in anaesthesia. BMC Health Services Research 15:204, 2015

Hollenbeck BK, Dunn RL, Suskind AM, Strope SA, Zhang Y, Hollingsworth JM. Ambulatory surgery centers and their intended effects on outpatient surgery. Health Services Research 50:1491-1507, 2015

Hollingsworth JM, Funk RJ, Owen-Smith J, Landon BE, Hollenbeck BK, Birkmeyer JD. Assessing the reach of health reform to outpatient surgery with social network analysis. Annals of Surgery 261:468-472, 2015

Hsia IK, Dexter F, Logvinov I, Tankosic N, Ramakrishna H, Brull SJ. Survey of the national drug shortage effect on anesthesia and patient safety: a patient perspective. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:502-506, 2015  

Kerber KA, Raphaelson M, Barkley GL, Burke JF. Is physician work in procedure and test codes more highly valued than that in evaluation and management codes? Annals of Surgery 262:267-272, 2015

Liao CJ, Quraishi JA, Jordan LM. Geographical imbalance of anesthesia providers and its impact on the uninsured and vulnerable populations. Nursing Economics 33:263-270, 2015

Merkow RP, Ju MH, Chung JW, Hall BL, Cohen ME, Williams MV, Tsai TC, Ko CY, Bilimoria KY. Underlying reasons associated with hospital readmission following surgery in the United States. JAMA 313:483-495, 2015

Raphael DR, Cannesson M, Rinehart J, Kain ZN. Health care costs and the perioperative surgical home: a survey study. Anesthesia & Analgesia 121:1344-1349, 2015

Russell KW, Rollins MD, Barnhart DC, Mone MC, Meyers RL, Skarda DE, Soukup ES, Black RE, Molitor MS, Stoddard GJ, Scaife ER. Charge awareness affects treatment choice: prospective randomized trial in pediatric appendectomy. Annals of Surgery 262:189-193, 2015

Sacks GD, Lawson EH, Dawes AJ, Russell MM, Maggard-Gibbons M, Zingmond DS, Ko CY. Relationship between hospital performance on a patient satisfaction survey and surgical quality. JAMA Surgery 150:858-864, 2015

Suskind AM, Zhang Y, Dunn RL, Hollingsworth JM, Strope SA, Hollenbeck BK. Understanding the diffusion of ambulatory surgery centers. Surgical Innovation 22:257-265, 2015

Tsai TC, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Patient satisfaction and quality of surgical care in US hospitals. Annals of Surgery 261:2-8, 2015


MacIntyre P, Stevens B, Collins S, Hewer I. Cost of education and earning potential for non-physician anesthesia providers. AANA Journal 82:25-31, 2014

Mudumbai SC, Honkanen A, Chan J, Schmitt S, Saynina O, Hackel A, Gregory G, Phibbs CS, Wise PH. Variations in inpatient pediatric anesthesia in California from 2000 to 2009: a caseload and geographic analysis. Paediatric Anaesthesia 24:1295-1301, 2014

Munnich EL, Parente ST. Procedures take less time at ambulatory surgery centers, keeping costs down and ability to meet demand up. Health Affairs 33:764-769, 2014

Suskind AM, Dunn RL, Zhang Y, Hollingsworth JM, Hollenbeck BK. Ambulatory surgery centers and outpatient urologic surgery among Medicare beneficiaries. Urology 84:57-61, 2014


Cookson G, Jones S, McIntosh B. Cancelled procedures: inequality, inequity and the national health service reforms. Health Economics 22:870-876, 2013


Al-Amin M, Housman M. Ambulatory surgery center and general hospital competition: Entry decisions and strategic choices. Health Care Management Review 37:223-234, 2012

Krupka DC, Sandberg WS, Weeks WB. The impact on hospitals of reducing surgical complications suggests many will need shared savings programs with payers. Health Affairs 31:2571-2578, 2012.

Laudicella M, Siciliani L, Cookson R. Waiting times and socioeconomic status: evidence from England. Social Science & Medicine 74:1331-1341, 2012

Yee CA. Physicians on board: an examination of physician financial interests in ASCs using longitudinal data. Journal of Health Economics 30:904-918, 2011


Bayman EO, Dexter F, Laur JJ, Wachtel RE. National incidence of use of monitored anesthesia care. Anesthesia & Analgesia 113:165-169, 2011  

Bederman SS, Coyte PC, Kreder HJ, Mahomed NN, McIsaac WJ, Wright JG. Who’s in the driver's seat? The influence of patient and physician enthusiasm on regional variation in degenerative lumbar spinal surgery: a population-based study. Spine 36:481-489, 2011

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Hollingsworth JM, Krein SL, Ye Z, Kim HM, Hollenbeck BK. Opening of ambulatory surgery centers and procedure use in elderly patients: data from Florida. Archives of Surgery 146:187-193, 2011

Miller DC, Gust C, Dimick JB, Birkmeyer N, Skinner J, Birkmeyer JD. Large variations in medicare payments for surgery highlight savings potential from bundled payment programs. Health Affairs 30:2107-2115, 2011

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Block EF, Rudloff B, Noon C, Behn B. Regionalization of surgical services in central Florida: the next step in acute care surgery. The Journal of Trauma 69:640-644, 2010

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Elixhauser A, Andrews RM. Profile of inpatient operating room procedures in US hospitals in 2007. Archives of Surgery 145:1201-1208, 2010

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Hollingsworth JM, Ye Z, Strope SA, Krein SL, Hollenbeck AT, Hollenbeck BK. Physician-ownership of ambulatory surgery centers linked to higher volume of surgeries. Health Affairs 29: 683-689, 2010

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Strope SA, Daignault S, Hollingsworth JM, Ye Z, Wei JT, Hollenbeck BK. Physician ownership of ambulatory surgery centers and practice patterns for urological surgery: evidence from the state of Florida. Medical Care Science 47: 403-410, 2009

Strope SA, Sarma A, Ye Z, Wei JT, Hollenbeck BK. Disparities in the use of ambulatory surgical centers: a cross sectional study. BMC Health Services Research 9:121, 2009

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Singh N, Brooke-Cowden GL, Whitehurst C, Smith D, Senior J. The Auburn Elective Surgery Pilot Project. ANZ Journal of Surgery 75:768-775, 2005

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Shortt SE, Shaw RA, Elliott D, Mackillop WJ. Monitoring trends in waiting periods in Canada for elective surgery: validation of a method using administrative data. The Canadian Journal of Surgery 47:173-178, 2004

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