Publications

2014
Obermeyer, Ziad, Maggie Makar, Samer Abujaber, Francesca Dominici, Susan Block, and David M Cutler. 2014. “Association Between the Medicare Hospice Benefit and Health Care Utilization and Costs for Patients with Poor Prognosis Cancer.” Journal of the American Medical Association 312 (18): 1888-1898. PDF
Cutler, David M. 2014. “Who Benefits from Health System Change?.” Journal of the American Medical Association 312 (16): 1639-1641. Publisher's Version PDF
Cutler, David M, Michael Wilson, Jonathan Welch, Jeremiah Schuur, and Kelli O'Laughlin. 2014. “Hospital and Emergency Department Factors Associated with Variations in Missed Diagnosis and Costs for Patients Age 65 Years and Older with Acute Myocardial Infarction Who Present to Emergency Departments.” Academic Emergency Medicine 21 (10): 1101-1108. Publisher's Version PDF
Fang, Margaret C, Marcelo Coca Perraillon, Kaushik Ghosh, David M Cutler, and Allison B Rosen. 2014. “Trends in Stroke Rates, Risk, and Outcomes in the United States, 1988 to 2008.” American Journal of Medicine 127 (7): 608-615. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Michael Wilson. 2014. “Emergency Department Profits Are Likely to Continue as the Affordable Care Act Expands Coverage.” Health Affairs 33 (5): 792-799. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Michael D Botta. 2014. “Meaningful Use: Floor or Ceiling.” Healthcare 2: 48-52. PDF
Cutler, David M, Ankur Pandya, Milton Weinstein, Joshua Salomon, and Thomas Gaziano. 2014. “Who Needs Laboratories and Who Needs Statins? Comparative and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of Non–Laboratory-Based,Laboratory-Based, and Staged Primary Cardiovascular DiseaseScreening Guidelines.” Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 7: 25-32. Publisher's Version PDF
2013
Blumenthal, David, David M Cutler, and Kristof Stremikis. 2013. “Health Care Spending—A Giant Slain or Sleeping?.” New England Journal of Medicine 369 (25): 2551-2557. PDF
Stewart, Susan, David M Cutler, and Allison B Rosen. 2013. “US Trends in Quality-Adjusted Life Expectancy from 1987 to 2008: Combining National Surveys to More Broadly Track the Health of the Nation.” American Journal of Public Health 103 (11): e78-e87. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Fiona Scott Morton. 2013. “Hospitals, Market Share, and Consolidation.” Journal of American Medical Association 310 (18): 1964-1970. PDF
Pandya, Ankur, Thomas A Gaziano, Milton C Weinstein, and David M Cutler. 2013. “More Americans Living Longer with Cardiovascular Disease Will Increase Costs While Lowering Quality of Life.” Health Affairs 32 (10): 1706-1714. PDF
Goldman, Dana P, David M Cutler, John W Rowe, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Jeffrey Sullivan, Jay S Olshansky, and Desi Peneva. 2013. “Substantial Health and Economic Returns from Delayed Aging May Warrant a New Focus for Medical Research.” Health Affairs 32 (10): 1698-1705. PDF
Taksler, Glen B., David M Cutler, Edward Giovannucci, Matthew R. Smith, and Nancy L. Keating. 2013. “Ultraviolet Index and Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality.” Cancer 119 (17): 3195-3203. PDF
Alsan, Marcella M, and David M Cutler. 2013. “Girls’ Education and HIV Risk: Evidence from Uganda.” Journal of Health Economics 32 (5): 863– 872. PDF
Cutler, David M, Kaushik Ghosh, and Mary Beth Landrum. 2013. “Evidence for Significant Compression of Morbidity in the Elderly U.S. Population”. PDF
Cutler, David M. 2013. “For Physicians, a Choice Between Health Care Rationing or Delivering Health Care More Rationally.” news@JAMA. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Nikhil Sahni. 2013. “If Slow Rate of Health Care Spending Growth Persists, Projections May Be Off by $770 Billion.” Health Affairs 32 (5): 841-850. PDF
Rosen, Allison B, Ana Aizcorbe, Alexander J Ryu, Nicole Nestoriak, David M Cutler, and Michael E Chernew. 2013. “Policy Makers Will Need a Way to Update Bundled Payments That Reflects Highly Skewed Spending Growth of Various Care Episodes.” Health Affairs 32 (5): 944-951. PDF
Ruhnke, Gregory W, Marcelo Coca Perraillon, and David M Cutler. 2013. “Mortality Reduction Among Pneumonia Patients Still Substantial Despite the Impact of Coding Changes.” The American Journal of Medicine 126 (3): 266-269. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Nikhil Sahni. 2013. “The Forecast Slowdown in Medicare Spending: Is More Coming?.” news@JAMA, February 21, 2013. PDF