Convenient options for treating minor health problems are an important new feature of the health care landscape. Ateev Mehrotra discusses these options and their implications for the medical marketplace.
Nov 26, 2013 The RAND Blog
Ateev Mehrotra is an adjunct policy analyst at the RAND Corporation and an associate professor in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on the measurement of health care quality and efficiency, applications of quality measures such as pay-for-performance incentives and the impact of innovations in health care delivery design. His clinical work has been both as a primary care physician and as an adult and pediatric hospitalist. He received his M.P.H. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Children's Hospital of Boston. In addition, he received his M.Sc. in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Mehrotra A, Liu H, Wang MC, Lave J, Thygeson NM, Solberg LI, McGlynn EA, "Comparing Costs and Cost Profiling in Health Care: Should the Focus be on Individual Physicians or Physician Groups?" Health Affairs, 29(8):1532-1538, 2010
Mehrotra A, Adams JL, Thomas JW, McGlynn EA, "The Impact of Different Attribution Rules on Individual Physician Cost Profiles," Annals of Internal Medicine, 152(10):649-654, 2010
Adams JL, Mehrotra A, Thomas JW, McGlynn EA, "The Reliability of Physician Cost Profiling," New England Journal of Medicine, 362:1014-21, 2010
Mehrotra A, Sorbero ME, Damberg CL, "Using the Lessons of Behavioral Economics to Design More Effective Pay-for-Performance Programs," American Journal of Managed Care, 16(7):497-503, 2010
Mehrotra A, Liu H, Wang MC, Lave J, Thygeson NM, Solberg LI, McGlynn EA, "Comparing Costs and Quality of Care at Retail Clinics With That of Other Medical Settings for 3 Common Illnesses," Annals of Internal Medicine, 151(5):321-328, 2009
Mehrotra A, Epstein AM, Rosenthal MB, "Do integrated medical groups provide higher-quality medical care than individual practice associations?" Annals of Internal Medicine, 5(145):826-33, 2006