Accomplishments: Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy

November 16, 2021
Yonsu Kim (Healthcare Administration & Policy) published a paper on "What drives variations in public health and social services expenditures? the association between political fragmentation and local expenditure patterns" in the European Journal of Health Economics. While it has been suggested that public health and social services spending…
November 15, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science), Ji Yoo (Medicine), and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and Policy) have been awarded a grant of $245,000 from the Minority Research Grant Program of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The research team will use novel computational and clinical strategies, including a deep learning-based risk score…
October 14, 2021
Karen Callahan (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Ji  Yoo (Medicine),  Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing), Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration), public health doctoral student Zahra Mojtahedi, and master of public health student Katayoon Ghodsi, along with Guogen Shan of the University of Florida, and Jerry Reeves of CoMagine Health, recently published…
October 12, 2021
Pearl Kim and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and Policy), Ji Yoo (Medicine), public health doctoral student Zahra Mojtahedi, and Ja Seol Koo, Hee-Taik Kang, Jinwook Hwang, and Moon Kyung Joo (all international visiting scholars from Korea) recently co-authored an article, "Palliative Care and Life-Sustaining/Local Procedures in Colorectal…
October 11, 2021
Betty Burton, Chris Cochran, and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and policy), along with visition healthcare administration scholar Donghui Lou, Guogen Shan of the University of Florida, and Fuzai Yin, Lianying Wang, and Ruiji Liu of the First Hospital of Qinhuangdao, China, recently authored an article entitled "Pediatrics Hospital Care in…
September 27, 2021
Zahra Mojtahedi (Puiblic Health), a doctoral student, along with, Ji Won Yoo (Medicine), Karen Callahan (Public Health), Neeraj Bhandari and Jay Shen (both Healthcare Administration and Policy), master's of public health student Katayoon Ghodsi, and visiting scholar from China Donghui Lou recently published an article entiled "Inpatient Palliative…
August 24, 2021
Soumya Upadhyay (Healthcare Administration & Policy) earned a $7,500 Troesh Scholar award for her proposal on "Does Patient Engagement through Health IT affect Patient Safety?" Upadhyay's proposal explores if patient engagement IT functionalities and electronic health records can affect patient safety outcomes.
May 13, 2021
Dong-Hun Han, Pearl Kim, Jay Shen (all Healthcare Administration and Policy), Ji Yoo (Medicine), and Wenlian Zhou (Dental), along with researchers at Seoul National University, recently published a paper, "The Association of Education in a New Society and Social Support from the Education with the Health of North Korean Defectors: A Cross-…
April 19, 2021
Soumya Upadhyay (Healthcare Administration & Policy) recently published an article on "Improving Healthcare Quality in the United States Healthcare System: A Scientific Management Approach" in the Journal of Hospital Administration. The U.S. healthcare system has been facing pressures from stakeholders to reduce costs and improve quality. The…
April 9, 2021
Neeraj Bhandari, Soumya Upadhyay, Christopher Cochran (all Healthcare Administration, and Policy), and Dr. Kavita Batra (Medicine) published an article, "Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Labor Market in the United States: Lower Paid Workers Experienced Higher Vulnerability and Slower Recovery" in the International Journal of Environmental Research…
March 23, 2021
Sfurti Rathi (Public Health), Neeraj Bhandari, Chris Cochran, and Jay Shen (all Healthcare Administration and Policy) recently published a paper, "Potential Disease Reduction and Health Care Cost Savings from A Hypothetical Comprehensive Smoke-Free Law in Nevada," on Nevada Journal of Public Health. The study was a collaboration with the Southern…
March 16, 2021
Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration), Ji Yoo, (Medicine), Pearl Kim, '19 PhD Pubic Health, Jinwook Hwang, and others recently published an article, "Trends of Hospital Palliative Care Utilization and Its Associated Factors Among Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in the United States From 2005 to 2014," on American Journal of Hospice and…