James F. Burgess, PhDProfessor, Health Policy & Management
BiographyJim Burgess is a health economist with more than 20 years of extensive health care management, research, and educational experience putting health services research into practice in diverse settings. He also serves the field as a founding co-editor of the electronic Health Economics Letters, the first fully electronic peer-reviewed journal in health economics, and as an associate editor of its parent journal, Health Economics. He also serves on the editorial board of Health Services Research, one of the journals of Academy Health, where he is on the steering committee for the Quality Interest Group. Currently, he also is the secretary/treasurer for the International Health Economics Association. And he has an appointment as a Senior Investigator in the Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). His wide-ranging intellectual pursuits include special interests in considering effects of local context in efficiency analysis, audience differences in provider quality profiling, physician productivity and pay for performance, organizational learning and change, and patient heterogeneity in risk adjustment. At Boston University, he currently directs the master’s and doctoral programs in Health Services Research and is the director of the Health Economics Program.
- Boston Medical Center
- Brown University, PhD
- University of Rochester, BA
- Brown University, MA
- Published on 10/1/2013
Waddimba AC, Burgess JF, Young GJ, Beckman HB, Meterko M. Motivators and hygiene factors among physicians responding to explicit incentives to improve the value of care. Qual Manag Health Care. 2013 Oct-Dec; 22(4):276-92.
- Published on 8/9/2013
Benzer JK, Young GJ, Burgess JF, Baker E, Mohr DC, Charns MP, Kaboli PJ. Sustainability of Quality Improvement Following Removal of Pay-for-Performance Incentives. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 29(1):127-32.
- Published on 7/17/2013
Maciejewski ML, Wang V, Burgess JF, Bryson CL, Perkins M, Liu CF. The continuity and quality of primary care. Med Care Res Rev. 2013 Oct; 70(5):497-513.
- Published on 5/1/2013
Partin MR, Powell AA, Burgess JF. Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) overuse. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May; 28(5):611.
- Published on 3/23/2013
Liu CF, Burgess JF, Manning WG, Maciejewski ML. Beta-binomial regression and bimodal utilization. Health Serv Res. 2013 Oct; 48(5):1769-78.
- Published on 2/13/2013
Sacks NC, Burgess JF, Cabral HJ, Pizer SD, McDonnell ME. Cost sharing and decreased branded oral anti-diabetic medication adherence among elderly part D medicare beneficiaries. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jul; 28(7):876-85.
- Published on 2/1/2013
Sullivan JL, Shwartz M, Burgess JF, Peköz EA, Christiansen CL, Gerena-Melia M, Berlowitz D. Person-centered care practices and quality in Department of Veterans Affairs nursing homes: is there a relationship? Med Care. 2013 Feb; 51(2):165-71.
- Published on 1/3/2013
Benzer JK, Beehler S, Cramer IE, Mohr DC, Charns MP, Burgess JF. Between and within-site variation in qualitative implementation research. Implement Sci. 2013; 8:4.
- Published on 1/1/2013
Hockenberry JM, Burgess JF, Glasgow J, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Kaboli PJ. Cost of readmission: can the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) experience inform national payment policy? Med Care. 2013 Jan; 51(1):13-9.
- Published on 1/1/2013
Hockenberry JM, Burgess JF, Kaboli PJ. Should hospital readmissions be reduced through payment penalties: a response to Dr Pizer. Med Care. 2013 Jan; 51(1):23-4.
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