Recent RAND Statistics Publications

2021 Publications

  • Evaluation of Longitudinal Surrogate Markers 2021

    Agniel D., Parast L.

    Biometrics 77.2: 477-489

  • Reliable and Valid Survey-Based Measures to Assess Quality of Care in Community-Based Serious Illness Programs In Press

    Anhang Price R., Bradley M., Ye F., Schlang D., DeYoreo M., Cleary P.D, Elliott M.N., Montemayor C.K., Timmer M., Tolpadi A., Teno J.M.

    Journal of Palliative Medicine.

  • New Patient-Centered Quality Measures for Office-Based Palliative Care 2021

    Ahluwalia, S.C., Vegetabile B.G, Edelen M.O., Setodji C.M., Rodriguez A., Scherling A., Phillips J., Farmer C.M., Harrison J.M., Bandini J., Huang W., Schulson L, Walling A., Dalton, S.M.

    RAND, RB-A400-1.

  • MACRA Palliative Care Quality Measure Development—Testing Summary Report: Measure Name: Receiving Desired Help for Pain 2021

    Ahluwalia, S.C., Vegetabile B.G, Edelen M.O., Setodji C.M., Rodriguez A., Scherling A., Phillips J., Farmer C.M., Harrison J.M., Bandini J., Huang W., Schulson L, Walling A., Dalton, S.M.

    RAND, RR-A400-2.

  • Comparative Study of Differentially Private Synthetic Data Algorithms from the NIST PSCR Differential Privacy Synthetic Data Challenge 2021

    Bowen, C.M., Snoke, J.

    Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 11(1).

  • Adjustment of Patient Experience Surveys for How People Respond 2021

    Cefalu M., Elliott M.N., Hays R.D.

    Med Care. 59(3):202-205. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001489. PMID: 33427795; PMCID: PMC7878315.

  • Gender Differences in Patients' Experience of Care in the Emergency Department 2021

    Chen P., Tolpadi A., Elliott M.N., Hays R.D., Lehrman W., Stark D., Parast L.

    Journal of General Internal Medicine, 10.1007/s11606-021-06862-x

  • Bayesian versus Empirical Calibration of Microsimulation Models: a Comparative Analysis 2021

    Chrysanthopoulou S., Rutter C.M., Gatsonis C.

    Medical Decision Making, PMID: 33966518 DOI: 10.1177/0272989X211009161

  • Quality of Care for Youth Hospitalized for Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm 2021

    Connell S., Burkhart Q., Tolpadi A., Parast L., Gidengil C., Yung S., Basco W., Williams D. J., Britto M. T., Brittan M., Wood K., Bardach N., McGalliard J., Mangione-Smith R.

    Academic Pediatrics, 21(7), 1179–1186. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2021.05.019

  • Opportunities to Address Health Disparities in Performance-Based Accountability and Payment Programs 2021

    Damberg C.L., Elliott M.N.

    Invited commentary for “Association of Medicare Advantage Star Ratings with Racial, Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Quality of Care" by Meyers et al” JAMA Health Forum 2(6):e211143. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1143

  • Associations Between a Zero Tolerance BAC Law and Traffic Crashes and Fatalities: Insights from a Novel Synthetic Control Method In Press

    Davenport S., Robbins M., Cerda M., Riveral A., Kilmer B.


  • Patient-Reported Care Coordination Predicts Better Receipt of Clinical Care 2021

    Elliott M.N., Adams J.L., Klein D.J., Haviland A.M., Beckett M.K., Hays R.D., Gaillot S., Edwards C.A., Dembosky J.W., Schneider E.C.

    Journal of General Internal Medicine

  • Development and Psychometric Analysis of the Revised Patient Perceptions of Integrated Care Survey 2021

    Friedberg M.W., Edelen M.O., Hirshman S., Kerrissey M., Basile A.K., Tietschert M.V., Elliott M.N., Singer S.J.

    Med Care Res Rev. 78(1):68-76. doi: 10.1177/1077558719842951. PMID: 30985244.

  • Dynamic Landmark Prediction for Genetic Mixture Models 2021

    Garcia T.P., Parast L.

    Biostatistics, Vol. 22, No. 3.

  • Distribution-Free Complex Hypothesis Testing for Single-Cell RNA-Seq Differential Expression Analysis 2021

    Gauthier M., et al.


  • The Underlying Structure of the English Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES): Factor Analysis to Support Survey Reporting and Design 2021

    Gomez-Cano M., Lyratzopoulos G., Campbell J.L., Elliott M.N., Abel G.

    Cancer Medicine

  • Estimating the casual effects of modifiable, non-genetic factors on Huntington disease progression using propensity score weighting. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 2021

    Griffin B.A., Booth M.S., Busse M., Wild E.J., Setodji C., Warner J.H., Sampaio C., Mohan A.

    Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 83:56-62.

  • Health Service Utilization and Cost Outcomes from a Permanent Supportive Housing Program 2021

    Hunter S.B., Scherling A., McBain R.K, Cefalu M., Briscombe B., Mcconnell W., and Batra P.

    RAND, RR-A374-2

  • Implementation and 12-Month Health Service Utilization and Cost Outcomes from a Managed Care Health Plan's Permanent Supportive Housing Program 2021

    Hunter S.B., Scherling A., McBain R.K, Cefalu M., Briscombe B., Mcconnell W., and Batra P.

    RAND, RR-A374-3

  • Does Four Equal Five? Implementation and Outcomes of the Four-Day School Week 2021

    Kilburn M.R., Philips A., Gomez C.J., Mariano L.T., Doss C.J., Troxel W.M., Morton E., Estes K.

    RAND, RR-A373-1

  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Updated Modeling Study for the US Preventive Services Task Force 2021

    Knudsen A.B., Rutter C.M., Peterse E.F.P., Lietz A.P., Seguin C.L., Meester R.G.S., Perdue L.A., Lin J.S., Siegel R.L., Doria-Rose V.P., Feuer E.J., Zauber A.G., Kuntz K.M., Lansdorp-Vogelaar I.

    JAMA. 325(19). PMID: 27304597; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.5989

  • Improving the Utility of Evidence Synthesis for Decisionmakers in the Face of Insufficient Evidence 2021

    Murad M.H., Chang S.M., Fiordalisi C.V., Lin J.S., Wilt T.J., Tsou A.Y., Leas B., Siddiue S., Zullo A., Balk E.M., Rutter C.M., Robbinson K., Coleman C., Costa O., Helfand M., Stoeger E., Viswanathan M.

    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. S0895-4356(21)00086-X. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33753229; DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.02.028

  • Development and Testing of an Emergency Department Quality Measure for Pediatric Suicidality In Press

    Parast L., Burkhart Q., Bardach N., Thombley R., Basco W., Barabell G., Williams D.J., Mitchel E., Machado E., Raghavan P., Tolpadi A., Mangione-Smith R.

    Academic Pediatrics

  • When is a Match Sufficient? A Score-based Balance Metric for the Synthetic Control Method 2021

    Parast L., Hunt P., Griffin B.A., Powell D.

    Journal of Causal Inference, Vol. 8, No. 1.

  • Robust Methods to Correct for Measurement Error when Evaluating a Surrogate Marker In Press

    Parast L., Garcia T.P., Prentice R.L., Carroll R.J.


  • Evaluating Multiple Surrogate Markers Using Censored Data In Press

    Parast L., Cai T., Tian L.


  • Hospice Care Experiences Among Cancer Patients and their Caregivers 2021

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

    Journal of General Internal Medicine, 36(4), 961–969. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06490-x

  • Blending of Probability and Convenience Samples as Applied to a Survey of Military Caregivers 2021

    Robbins M.W., Ghosh-Dastidar B., Ramchand R.

    Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, Vol. 9, No. 5. pp. 1114-1145.

  • Black and White Differences in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Screening Outcomes: A Narrative Review 2021

    Rutter C.M., Knudsen A.B., Lin J.S., Bouskill K.E.

    Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 30(1):3-12. PMID: 33144285 PMCID: PMC7855228; DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-1537

  • A Simple Method for Simulating Dementia Onset and Death within an Existing Demographic Model 2021

    Rutter C.M., Edochie I., Friedman E., Slaughter M., Weden M.W.

    Medical Decision Making, PMID: 34120512 DOI: 10.1177/0272989X211016810

  • The Impact of Cumulative Colorectal Cancer Screening Delays: A Simulation Study 2021

    Rutter C.M., Inadomi J.M., Maerzluft C.

    Journal of Medical Screening

  • Best Practices in Statistical Computing 2021

    Sanchez R., Griffin B.A., Pane J., McCaffery, D.

    Statistics in Medicine.

  • Long-Term Conditions Among Sexual Minority Adults in England: Evidence From a Cross-Sectional Analysis of Responses to the English GP Patient Survey 2021

    Saunders C.L., MacCarthy S., Meads C., Massou E., Mant J., Saunders A.M., Elliott M.N.

    BJGP Open, doi: 10.3399/BJGPO.2021.0067. PMID: 34465579.

  • Actions to Improve Quality: Results from a National Hospital Survey 2021

    Shetty K., Robbins M., Tolpadi A., Campbell K., Clancy A., Bodkin N., Durham M., Damberg, C.

    The American Journal of Managed Care

  • Nonparametric Estimation of Population Average Dose-Response Curves Using Entropy Balancing Weights for Continuous Exposures 2021

    Vegetabile B.G., Griffin B.A., Coffman D.L., Cefalu M., Robbins M.W., McCaffrey D.F.

    Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology,