Illustrative Presentations and Publications

2017

Presentations

  • Boccaccio D, Milstein A, Platchek T. Emerging Themes in a Value-Based Healthcare Design Education Program. Oral Presentation, Stanford Innovations in Medical Education Conference; May 13, 2017; Stanford, CA
  • Yang D, Sheckter CBoccaccio D, Milstein A, Platchek T. Training Leaders in Value-Based Care: Designing Innovative Models to Lower Healthcare Costs. Poster presentation, The Society of Hospital Medicine Conference; May 2, 2017; Las Vegas, NV.

Publications

  • Shirk, J. D., Crespi, C. M., Saucedo, J. D., Lambrechts, S., Dahan, E., Kaplan, R.M., & Saigal, C. (2017). Does Patient Preference Measurement in Decision Aids Improve Decisional Conflict? A Randomized Trial in Men with Prostate Cancer. The Patient-Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, 2017 Dec; 0(6):785-798. DOI: 10.1007/s40271-017-0255-7.
  • Douglas W Blayney, Melora K Simon, Beatrice Podtschaske, Scott Ramsey, Margaret Shyu, Craig Lindquist, Arnold Milstein. Critical lessons From High-Value Oncology Practives. JAMA Oncol. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.3803
  • Melora Simon, Niteesh K Choudhry, Jim Frankfort, David Margolius, Julia Murphy, Luis Paita, Thomas Wang, Arnold Milstein. Exploring Attributes of High-Value Primary Care. Ann Fam Med 2017;15:529-534.
  • Bianconi G M, Mehra R, Yeung S, Salipur F, Jopling J, Downing L, Haque A, Alahi A, Campbell B, Deru K, Beninati W, Milstein A and Li F. Vision-Based Prediction of ICU Mobility Care Activities using Recurrent Neural Networks, ML4H: Machine Learning for Health, NIPS 2017 Workshop December 2017, Long Beach, CA
  • Jin A, Yeung S, Jopling J, Krause J, Azagury D, Milstein A, and Li F; Tool Detection and Operative Skill Assessment in Surgical Videos Using Region-Based Convolutional Neural Networks; ML4H: Machine Learning for Health, NIPS 2017 Workshop (Spotlight Presentation), December 2017, Long Beach, CA
  • Douglas W Blayney, Melora K Simon, Beatrice Podtschaske, Scott Ramsey, Margaret Shyu, Craig Lindquist, Arnold Milstein. Critical lessons From High-Value Oncology Practives. JAMA Oncol. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.3803
  • Leff B, Milstein A. Possibilities Beyond Analyses of a Fee-for-Service Database and Clinician Mindset. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 17 October 2017] doi: 10.7326/M17-2627
  • Kaplan RM. Dynamic Association between Completion of Post-secondary Education and Female Life Expectancy in Developed Counties. Journal of Health Science & Education, 2017 July;1(1): 103. DOI: 10.0000/JHSE.1000103
  • Kaplan, RM, Fang, Z, & Kirby, J (2017) Educational Attainment and Health Outcomes: Data from the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey.  Health Psychology, 2017 Jun; 36 (6), 598-608. DOI: 10.1037/hea0000431.
  • Miner AS, Milstein A, Hancock JT. Talking to Machines About Personal Mental Health Problems. JAMA.2017;318(13):1217–1218. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14151
  • Kaplan, RM, Howard, VJ, Manly, JJ, & Howard, G (2017) Comparison of Simple Efficient Clinical and Self-Reported Predictors of Mortality in a National United States Cohort.  Journal of Epidemiological Research, 2017; 3 (2), 23-30. DOI:  10.5430/jer.v3n2p23
  • Bott NT, Sheckter CC, Milstein AS. Dementia Care, Women's Health, and Gender Equity: The Value of Well-Timed Caregiver Support. JAMA Neurol. Published online May 08, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.0403
  • Chiou H, Jopling JK, Scott JY, et al. Detecting organisational innovations leading to improved ICU outcomes: a protocol for a double-blinded national positive deviance study of critical care delivery. BMJ Open 2017;7:e015930. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-015930
  • Goldstein IM, Lawrence J, Miner AS. Human-Machine Collaboration in Cancer and Beyond: The Centaur Care Model. JAMA Oncol. Published online February 02, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.6413
  • Parikh RB, Milstein A, Jain SH. Getting Real about Health Care Costs — A Broader Approach to Cost Stewardship in Medical Education. N Engl J Med. March 2017; 2017/03;376(10):913-5
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2016

Presentations

Adam Miner, Amanda Chow, Sarah Adler, Ilia Zaitsev, Paul Tero, Alison Darcy, and Andreas Paepcke. 2016. Conversational Agents and Mental Health: Theory-Informed Assessment of Language and Affect. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 123-130. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2974804.2974820

  • Hanmer, J & Kaplan, R.M. Update to the Report of Nationally Representative Values for the Non-institutionalized US Adult Population for Five Health-Related Quality of Life Scores.  Value in Health, 2016 December; 19 (8), 1059-1062. DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2016.05.019
  • Conley J, O'Brien CW, Leff BA, Bolen S, Zulman D. Alternative Strategies to Inpatient Hospitalization for Acute Medical Conditions: A Systematic Review. JAMA Intern Med. Published online October 03, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5974.
  • Erhun F, Malcolm E, Kalani M, Brayton K, Nguyen C, Asch S, Platchek T, Milstein A. Opportunities to Improve the Value of Outpatient Surgical Care. The American Journal of Managed Care. Sep 2016; 22(9):329-335.
  • Jopling JK, Baiocchi M, Milstein A. Using ICU Congestion as a Natural Experiment. Society of Critical Care Medicine and Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. 2016 Oct;44(10):1936-7.
  • Kaplan RM, Fang Z, Morgan G. (2016) Providers' advice concerning smoking cessation: Evidence from the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey. Preventive Medicine 2016 Oct; 91: 32-36. DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.07.012.
  • Miner AS, Milstein A, Schueller S, Hegde R, Mangurian C, Linos E. Smartphone-Based Conversational Agents and Responses to Questions About Mental Health, Interpersonal Violence, and Physical Health. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(5):619-625. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0400
  • Kaplan, R.M. & Milstein, A. Financial strain and Cancer Outcomes.  Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2016 May; 34(15) 1711-1712.
  • Groessl, E.J., Kaplan, R.M., Castro-Sweet, C.M. et al. Cost-Effectiveness of the LIFE Physical Activity Intervention for Older Adults at Increased Risk for Mobility Disability.  Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 2016 May; 71 (5): 656-662. DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glw001
  • Peachman, RR. What You Don't Know About Your Doctor Could Hurt You. Consumer Reports. April 2016. Retrieved from http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/health/doctors-and-hospitals/what-you-dont-know-about-your-doctor-could-hurt-you/index.htm#greatdoctors
  • Victoria G. Woo, Tifanny Lundeen, Sierra Matula, Arnold Milstein, Achieving higher-value obstetrical care, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Available online 29 December 2016, ISSN 0002-9378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2016.12.033.
  • Hanmer, J. Cherepanov, D. Palta, M., Kaplan, R.M., Feeny, D., Fryback, D.  (2016)  Health Condition Impacts in a Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Survey Vary Substantially by Preference-Based Health Index.  Medical Decision Making, 2016 Feb 36,264-274. DOI:  10.1177/0272989X15599546
  •  Irvin, VL, & Kaplan, RM. Effect Sizes And Primary Outcomes In Large-budget, Cardiovascular-related Behavioral Randomized-Controlled Trials Funded By NIH Since 1980.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2016 Feb; 50(1), 130-146. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-015-9739-7.
  • Woo VG, Milstein A, Platchek T. Hospital-Affiliated Outpatient Birth CentersA Possible Model for Helping to Achieve the Triple Aim in Obstetrics. JAMA. 2016;316(14):1441-1442. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.11770

2015

Presentations

  • Bensen R, Steidtmann D, Vaks Y, Malcolm, E, Zulman, D, Milstein, A. Bridging The Gap: A New Model of Transition Care for Young Adults with Serious Chronic Conditions. Abstract Poster Presentation, Society for Adolescent Medicine Conference. March 19, 2015.
  • Bensen R. Transition Care for Young Adults with Serious Chronic Conditions Panel Presenter, Family Voices of California Annual Summit meeting, Sacramento. March 16, 2015.
  • Bensen R, Steidtmann D, Vaks Y. A Triple Aim Approach to Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care for Youth with Special Health Care Needs. Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. May 2014. Web. 10 Mar. 2015.
  • Tai W, Kalanithi L, Conley J, Carter M, Bartscher J, Isenberg N. Health Coaching for Secondary Prevention in TIA Clinic. Poster Presentation, AAN, April 2015.
  • Tai W, Casal S, Baumann JJ, Marsh D, Albers G. PDSA Cycle and Implementation of Worldwide Best Practices to Achieve Faster Door to Needle. Poster Presentation, AAN, April 2015.

Publications

  • Ehrenstein V, Sørensen HT, Adler N, Milstein A, Munster AM. Body mass index and cognitive function: birth cohort effects in young men. Obesity. 23: 931–934.
  • Erhun F, Mistry B, Platchek T, Milstein A, Narayanan VG, Kaplan RS. Study Protocol: Time-driven Activity Based Costing of Multi-Vessel Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Across National Boundaries to Identify Improvement Opportunities.  BMJ Open. August 2015; 5(8).
  • Gilman M, Adams EK, Hockenberry JM, Milstein AS, Wilson IB, Becker ER. Safety-Net Hospitals More Likely Than Other Hospitals To Fare Poorly Under Medicare’s Value-Based Purchasing. Health Aff. March 2015; 34: 398-405. 
  • Gilman M, Hockenberry JM, Adams K, Milstein A, Wilson IB, Becker ER. The Financial Effect of Value-Based Purchasing and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program on Safety-Net Hospitals in 2014: A Cohort Study. Annals of Internal Medicine. September 2015. Retrieved from http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleID=2434617. 
  • Goel, V., Poole, S., Kipps, A., Palma, J., Platchek, T., Pageler, N., Longhurst, C., Sharek, P. Implementation of Data Drive Heart Rate and Respiratory Rate parameters on a Pediatric Acute Care Unit. Studies in health technology and informatics. 2015; 216: 918-?.
  • Gradus JL, Farkas DK, Svensson E, Ehrenstein V, Lash TL, Milstein A, Adler N, Sorensen HT. Posttraumatic stress disorder and cancer risk: a nationwide cohort study. European Journal of Epidemiology. July 2015; 30: 563-568.
  • Johnston EM, Johnston KJ, Bae J, Hockenberry JM, Avgar AC, Milstein A, Liu S, Wilson I, Becker E. Impact of Hospital Characteristics on Patients’ Experience of Hospital Care: Evidence from 14 States, 2009-2011. Patient Experience Journal. November 2015; 2(2): 109-124. 
  • Milstein A. Precision Healthcare Efficiency. JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 21, 2015. Doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.5322; vol.175, iss.9.3.
  • Miner, A. S., Schueller, S. M., Lattie, E. G., & Mohr, D. C. (2015). Creation and Validation of the Cognitive and Behavioral Response to Stress Scale in a Depression Trial. Psychiatry Research. Dec 2015;230(3):819-25.
  • Nguyen C, Milstein A, Hernandez-Boussard T, Curtin CM. The Effect of Moving Carpal Tunnel Releases Out of Hospitals on Reducing United States Health Care Charges. Journal of Hand Surgery. June 2015. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.04.023
  • Patel MI, Adler S, Platchek T, Milstein A. Enlisting Fresh Thinkers and New Methods to Bend the Cost Curve. Postgraduate Medical Journal. (resubmitted in review)
  • Patel MI, Moore D, Milstein A. Redesigning Advanced Cancer Care Delivery: Three Ways to Create Higher Value Cancer Care. Journal of Oncology Practice. July 2015;11(4):280-4.
  • Patel MI, Periyakoil V, Blayney D, Moore D, Nevedal A, Asch S, Milstein A, Coker T. Redesigning Cancer Care Delivery: Views from Patients and Caregivers. Palliative and Supportive Care. (JOP in review) 
  • Phipps-Taylor M & the West Coast Harkness Policy Forum (Milstein A, et al.). Getting To The ACO Tipping Point: What Else Might Be Needed? Health Affairs. June 2015. Retrieved from http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2015/06/03/getting-to-the-aco-tipping-point-what-else-might-be-needed/#westcoastforum
  • Toussaint J, Krueger D, Shortell SM, Milstein A, Cutler DM. ACO model should encourage efficient care delivery. Healthcare. July 2015; 3: 150-152.
  • Vaks Y, Bensen R, Steidtmann D, et al. Better health, less spending: Redesigning the transition from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth with chronic illness. Healthcare: Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation. 2016 Mar;4(1):57-68.

2014

Presentations

  • Bensen R, Steidtmann D, Vaks Y. A Triple Aim Approach to Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care for Youth with Special Health Care Needs. Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. May 2014. Web. 10 Mar. 2015.
  • Bensen R, Steidtmann D, Jones M, Vaks Y, Zulman D, Bass D, Sandborg C. Online Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Mild-to-Moderate Anxiety & Depression in Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Illness. Abstract Poster Presentation, Stanford Spectrum Research Symposium. September 26, 2014.
  • Tai W, Conley J, Kalanithi L, Milstein A. Health Coaching in TIA Clinic for Secondary Stroke Prevention. Poster Presentation, Stanford Spectrum Research Symposium. September 26, 2014.
  • Tai W, Kalanithi L, Conley J, Milstein A. Redesigned Stroke Care for a Value-Based world: Better Outcomes, Lower Spending. Oral Presentation, American Academy of Neurology, Annual Meeting and Poster for Practice and Quality Colloquia. April 2014.

Publications

  • Abra G, Tamura MK. Timing of initiation of dialysis: time for a new direction? Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension. 2012;21(3):329-333. doi:10.1097/MNH.0b013e328351c244.
  • Austin JM, D'Andrea G, Birkmeyer JD, Leape LL, Milstein A, Pronovost PJ, Romano PS, Singer SJ, Vogus TJ, Wachter RM. Safety in Numbers: The Development of Leapfrog's Composite Patient Safety Score for U.S. Hospitals. Journal of Patient Safety. 2014 Mar; 10(1): 64-71.
  • Becker E, Hockenberry J, Bae J, Avgar A, Lui S, Wilson I, Milstein A. The Impact of Patient and Hospital Characteristics on Patients' Experience of Care: HCAHPS Evidence from California Hospitals (2009-2011). Patient Experience Journal. 2014; 1(1) Article 15.
  • Gilman M, Adams K, Hockenberry J, Wilson I, Milstein A, Becker E. California Safety-Net Hospitals Likely To Be Penalized By ACA Value, Readmission, and Meaningful-Use Programs. Health Affairs. 2014 Aug; 33(8): 1314-1322.
  • Kalanithi, L., Tai, W., Conley, J., Platchek, T., Zulman, D., Milstein, A. Better Health, Less Spending: Delivery Innovation for Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation. 2014; 45: 3105-3111.
  • Marcotte L, Moriates C, Milstein A. Professional Organizations’ Role in Supporting Physicians to Improve Value in Health Care. JAMA. 2014 Jul; 312(3): 231-232.
  • Milstein A, Kocher R. Widening Gaps in the Wall Obscuring Physician Performance Differences. JAMA Int Med.  2014 Jun; 174(6): 839-840.
  • Platchek, T., Rebitzer, R., Zulman, D., Milstein, A. Better Health, Less Spending: Stanford University’s Clinical Excellence Research Center. Health Management, Policy and Innovation. 2014; 2 (1): 10-17.
  • Tai W, Conley J, Kalanithi L. Cost-saving innovations for acute ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack. Neurology Clinical Practice 2014; 4(5): 427-34.
  • Tai W, Kalanithi L, Milstein A. What can be achieved by redesigning stroke care for a value-based world? Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research 2014; 14(5): 585-7.

2013

Presentations

  • Conley J, Kalanithi L, Tai W. Stroke Care Excellence to Achieve the Triple Aim: Re-Engineered Preventive and Hospital Care. Storyboard presentation, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Orlando, FL. December 2013.
  • Conley J, Kalanithi L, Tai W. Stroke Care Excellence to Achieve the Triple Aim: Re-Engineered Preventive and Hospital Care. Population Health Summit, Stanford, CA. September 23, 2013.
  • Patel MI, Moore D, Randolph S, Wakelee H, Fisher G, Blayney D, Milstein A. Are there unmet needs in advanced cancer:  A comprehensive evaluation of patient, caregivers, payers, and other stakeholders needs. Poster presentation, American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, Chicago. June 2013.

Publications

  • Halpin HA, McMenamin SB, Simon LP, Jacobsen D, Vanneman M, Shortell SM, Milstein A. The Impact of Participation in the California Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Initiative on Adoption and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices for Patient Safety and HAI Rates in a Cohort of Acute Care General Hospitals. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Apr; 41(4): 307-11.
  • Milstein, A. Code Red and Blue: Safely Limiting Healthcare’s GDP Footprint. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan; 368: 1-3.
  • Patel MI, Moore D, Blayney D, Milstein A. Transforming cancer care: Are transdisciplinary approaches using design thinking, engineering, and business methodologies needed to improve value in cancer care delivery? Opportunities to transform cancer care delivery. Journal of Oncology Practice, December 2013. 
  • Toussaint J, Milstein A, Shortell S. How the Pioneer ACO Model Needs to Change: Lessons From Its Best-Performing ACO. JAMA. 2013 Oct; 310(13): 1341-1342. 

2012

Publications

  • Emanuel E, Tanden N, Altman S, Berwick D, de Brantes F, Calsyn M, Chernew M, Colmers J, Cutler D, Daschle T, Egerman P, Kocher B, Milstein A, Lee E, Podesta J, Reinhardt U, Rosenthal M, Sharfstein J, Shortell S, Stern A, Orszag P, Spiro T. A Systemic Approach to Containing Health Care Spending. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep; 367(10): 949.
  • Halpin HA, Kominsi GF, Shortell SM, McMenamin SB, Milstein A, Vanneman M. Reductions in Hospital Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates and Associated Costs Following Implementation of Federal and State Policy. Health Affairs. (in review)
  • Kassirer JP, Milstein A. Our Failure to Curb Excessive Testing. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Dec; 172(22): 1751-1753.
  • Mehrotra A, Milstein A, Hussey P, Hibbard J. Consumers’ and Providers’ Responses to Public Cost Reports and How to Raise the Likelihood of Achieving Desired Results. Health Affairs. 2012 Apr; 31(4): 843-851.
  • Milstein A, Shortell S. Innovations in Care Delivery to Slow US Health Spending Growth. JAMA. 2012 Oct; 308(14): 1439-1440.
  • Milstein A. Trailing Winds and Personal Risk Tolerance: Transforming Physician Education to Meet Society’s Needs. Health Affairs (in review) 
  • Platchek, T., Kim, C. Lean Health Care for the Hospitalist. Hospital Medicine Clinics. 2012; 1(1): e148-160.

2011

Publications

  • Fuchs VR, Milstein A. The $640 billion question – Why does cost-effective care diffuse so slowly? N Engl J Med. 2011 May; 364(21): 1985-7.
  • Halpin HA, Milstein A, Shortell SM, Vanneman M, Rosenberg J. Mandatory Public Reporting of Hospital Acquired Infection Rates. Health Aff. 2011 Apr; 30(4): 723-729.
  • Halpin HA, Shortell SM, Milstein A, Vanneman M. Hospital adoption of automated surveillance technology and the implementation of infection prevention and control programs. American Journal of Infection Control. 2011 May; 39(4): 270-276.

2010

Publications

  • Choudhry NK, Rosenthal MB, Milstein A. Assessing the evidence for value-based insurance design. Health Aff. 2010 Nov; 29(11): 1988-94.