Recent RAND Statistics Publications

2018 Publications

  • Biases in electronic health record data due to processes within the healthcare system: retrospective observational study2018

    Agniel, D., Kohane, I. S., & Weber, G. M.

    BMJ, 361, k1479

  • Functional principal variance component testing for a genetic association study of HIV progression2018

    Agniel, D., Xie, W., Essex, M. & Cai, T.

    The Annals of Applied Statistics, 12(3), pp.1871-1893

  • Development of Valid and Reliable Measures of Patient and Family Experiences of Hospice Care for Public Reporting2018

    Anhang, Price R., Stucky, B., Parast, L., Elliott, M.N., Haas, A., Bradley, M., Teno, J.M.

    Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(3), pp.1871-1893

  • Doubly robust matching estimators for high dimensional confounding adjustment2018

    Antonelli, J., Cefalu, M., Palmer, N. and Agniel, D.

    Biometrics, 74(4), pp.11711179.

  • Postsurgical prescriptions for opioid naive patients and association with overdose and misuse: retrospective cohort study2018

    Brat, G. A., Agniel, D., Beam, A., Yorkgitis, B., Bicket, M., Homer, M., ... & Kohane, I.

    BMJ, 360, j5790

  • Indirect Estimation of Race/Ethnicity for Survey Respondents who do not Report Race/Ethnicity2018

    Dembosky, J.W., Haviland, A.M., Haas, A., Hambarsoomian, K., Weech-Maldonado, R., Wilson-Frederick, S.M., Gaillot, S., Elliott, M.N.

    Medical Care, doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001011

  • Modeling for dynamic ordinal regression relationships: An application to estimating maturity of rockfish in California2018

    DeYoreo, M., and Kottas, A.

    Journal of the American Statistical Association, 113(531):68–80

  • Bayesian nonparametric modeling for multivariate ordinal regression2018

    DeYoreo, M., and Kottas, A.

    Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 27(1): 71-84. DOI: 10.1080/10618600.2017.1316280

  • Using predicted Spanish preference to target bilingual mailings in a mail survey with telephone follow-up2018

    Elliott, M.N., Klein, D.J., Kallaur, P., Brown, J.A., Hays, R.D., Orr, N.E., Zaslavsky, A.M., Beckett, M.K., Gaillot, S., Edwards, C.A., Haviland, A.M.

    Health Services Research, 54(1): 5-12. DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13088

  • Imputation of race/ethnicity to enable measurement of HEDIS performance by race/ethnicity2018

    Haas, A., Elliott, M.N., Dembosky, J.W., Adams, J.L., Wilson-Frederick, S., Mallett, J.S., Gaillot, S., Haffer, S.C., Haviland, A.M.

    Health Services Research, 54(1): 13-23. DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.13099

  • A comparison of methods for classifying and modeling respondents who endorse multiple racial-ethnic categories: a healthcare experience application2018

    Klein, D.J., Elliottm M,N., Haviland, A.M., Orr, N., Weech-Maldonado, R.

    Medical Care, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001012

  • Effects of survey mode on CAHPS hospice survey scores2018

    Parast, L., Elliott, M.N., Hambarsoomian, K., Teno, J., Anhang Price, R.

    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15265

  • Effects of caregiver and decedent characteristics on CAHPS Hospice Survey scores2018

    Parast, L., Haas, A., Tolpadi, A., Elliott, M.N., Teno, J., Zaslavsky, A.M., Anhang Price, R.

    Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.014

  • National testing of the Emergency Department Patient Experience of Care (EDPEC) Discharged to Community (DTC) Survey and implications for adjustment in scoring2018

    Parast, L., Mathews, M., Tolpadi, A., Elliott, M.N., Becker, K.

    Medical Care, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001005

  • Quantifying magnitude of differences in patient experiences with healthcare measures2018

    Quigley, D.D., Elliott, M.N., Setodji, C.M., Hays, R.D.

    Health Services Research, 53(4): 3027-3051 DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12828

  • Effect of time to diagnostic testing for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening abnormalities on screening efficacy: a modeling study2018

    Rutter, C.M., Kim, J.J., Meester, R.G.S., Sprague, B.L., Burger, E.A., Zauber, A.G., Ergun, M.A., Campos, N.G., Doubeni, C.A., Trentham-Dietz, A., Sy, S., Alagoz, O., Stout, N.K., Lansdorp-Vogelaar, I., Corley, D.A., Tosteson, A.N.A.

    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 27(2):158-64. DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0378

  • Data fusion for correcting measurement errors2018

    Schifeling, T., Reiter, J., and DeYoreo, M.

    Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, 7(2):175-200

  • pMSE Mechanism: Differentially private synthetic data with maximal distributional similarity2018

    Snoke, J. and Slavković, A.

    Privacy in Statistical Databases, pp.138-159. Springer. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-99771-1

  • Providing accurate models across private partitioned data: Secure maximum likelihood estimation2018

    Snoke, J., Brick, T.R., Slavković, A. and Hunter, M.D.

    The Annals of Applied Statistics, 12(2), pp.877-914. DOI:10.1214/18-AOAS1171

  • General and specific utility measures for synthetic data2018

    Snoke, J., Raab, G.M., Nowok, B., Dibben, C. and Slavković, A.

    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 181(3), pp.663-688. DOI:10.1111/rssa.12358

  • How do gender differences in quality of care vary across Medicare Advantage plans?2018

    Bird, C.E., Elliott, M.N., Adams, J.L., Schneider, E.C., Klein, D.J., Dembosky, J.W., Gaillot, S., Fremont, A.M., Haviland, A.M.

    Journal of General Internal Medicine, 33(10):1752-1759 DOI: 10.1007/s11606-018-4605-5

  • Racial/ethnic disparities in attainment of behavioral health quality measures in Medicare Advantage Plans2018

    Breslau, J., Elliott, M.N., Haviland, A.M., Klein, D.J., Dembosky, J.W., Adams, J.L., Gaillot, S., Horvitz-Lennon, M., Schneider, E.C.

    Health Affairs, 37(10) 1685-1692 [Health Affairs Top 10 Articles of 2018]

  • Improving response rates and representation of hard-to-reach groups in Family Experience Surveys2018

    Toomey, S.L., Elliott, M.N., Zaslavsky, A.M., Quinn, J., Klein, D.J., Wagner, S., Thomson, C., Wu, M., Onorato, S., Schuster, M.A.

    Academic Pediatrics, DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2018.07.007

  • Evaluating physicians' communication skills: how do ratings by family physicians, patients and trained clinical raters compare?2018

    Burt, J., Abel, G.A., Elliott, M.N., Elmore, N., Newbould, J., Davey, A., Llanwarne, N., Maramba, C., Paddison, C., Campbell, J., Roland, M.

    Annals of Family Medicine, 16(4):330-337 DOI: 10.1370/afm.2241

  • Shifting from passive reporting of quality performance to active quality-based nudging to influence consumer choice of health plan2018

    Haviland, A.M., Damberg, C., Mathews, M., Paddock, S., Elliott, M.N.

    Medical Care Research and Review, DOI: 10.1177/1077558718798534

  • Associations of CAHPS composites with global ratings vary by Medicare beneficiaries' health status2018

    Hays, R.D., Mallett, J.S., Haas, A., Kahn, K., Martino, S., Gaillot, S., Elliott, M.N.

    Medical Care, 56(8): 736-739 DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000942

  • Adjusting Medicare Advantage star ratings for socioeconomic status and disability2018

    Sorbero, M.E., Paddock, S.M., Damberg, C.L., Haas, A., Kommareddi, M., Tolpadi, A., Mathews, M., Elliott, M.N.

    American Journal of Managed Care, 24(9):e285-e291

  • A preliminary validation study of a composite sleep health score index: Associations with psychological distress, obesity and physical functioning2018

    Troxel, Wendy M., Amy DeSantis, Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar, Gerald P. Hunter, Matthew Buman, Daniel J. Buysse, Lauren Hale and Tamara Dubowitz.

    Sleep, 41(1): A392–A393, DOI: 10.1093/sleep/zsy061.1054

In Press

  • Development and psychometric analysis of the revised patient perceptions of integrated care surveyIn Press

    Friedberg, M.W., Orlando Edelen, M., Hirschman, S., Basile, A.K., Tietschert, M., Elliott, M.N., Singer, S.J.

    Medical Care Research and Review

  • An exponential effect persistence model for intensive longitudinal dataIn Press

    Setodji, C.M., Martino, S.C., Dunbar, M.S., & Shadel, W.G.

    Psychological Methods, 7(2):175-200

  • Informing pragmatic clinical trial design with data collected from electronic medical recordsIn press

    Shortreed, S., Rutter, C.M., Cook, A., Simon, G.

    Clinical Trials

  • Microsimulation model calibration using incremental mixture approximate bayesian computationIn press

    Rutter, C.M., Ozik, J., DeYoreo, Collier, N.

    Annals of Applied Statistics

  • Causal difference-in-differences estimation for evaluating the impact of semi-continuous medical home scores on health care for childrenIn Press

    Han, B., Yu, H.

    Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology

  • Self-reporting discrepancies of bullying victimization and perpetration measuresIn Press

    Jetelina, K.K., Reingle, J.M., Cuccaro, P.M., Peskin, M.F., Pompeii, L., Atem, F., Elliott, M.N., Earnshaw, V.A., Davies, S.L., Schuster, M.A.

    Annals of Epidemiology