Publications

Peer Reviewed Research Publications

Van Citters, A. D., Fahlman, C., Goldmann D.A., Lieberman, J.R., Koenig, K.M., DiGioia, A.M., O’Donnell, B., Martin, J., Federico, F.A., Bankowitz, R.A., Nelson, E.C., Bozic, K. J., Developing a Pathway for High-value, Patient-centered Total Joint Arthroplasty, Clincal Orthopaediacs and Related Research, 2014 May;472(5):1619-35.

Quinn, C., Gruber-Baldini, A.L., Port, C.L., May, C., Stuart, B., Hebel, J.R., Zimmerman, S., Burton, L., Zuckerman, I.H., Fahlman, C. and Magaziner, J. “The Role of Nursing Home Admission and Dementia Status on Diabetes Care”, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2009 Sep;57(9):1628-33. Epub 2009 Aug 4.

Dodd AH, Colby MS, Boye KS, Fahlman C, Kim S, Briefel RR. Treatment approach and HbA(1c) control among US adults with type 2 diabetes: NHANES 1999-2004, Curr Med Res Opin. 2009 July;25(7):1605-1613(9).

Gabel, J., Fahlman C., Hay, J., Wozniak, G, and Kletke, P “Where Do I Send Thee? Does Physician-Ownership Affect Referral Patterns to Ambulatory Surgery Centers?”. Health Affairs, Web Special 18 March 2008.

Grossman, J., Gerland, A., Reed, M., and Fahlman C. Physicians’ Experiences Using Commercial E-Prescribing Systems. Health Affairs, vol. 26, no. 3, May/June 2007, pp. w393-w404.

Fahlman, C., Lynn J., Doberman, D., Finch M., and Gabel, J., Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use by Medicare + Choice Beneficiaries in the Last Year of Life. Journal of Palliative Medicine, vol. 10, no. 3, 2007, pp. 686-695.

Fahlman, C., Lynn, J., Doberman, D., Gabel, J., Finch, M., Prescription Drug Spending for Medicare + Choice Beneficiaries in the Last Year of Life, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Aug 2006; 9 (4): 884 -893.

Gabel, J., McDevitt, R., Gandolfo, L., Pickreign, J., Hawkins, S., Fahlman, C., Generosity and Quality Adjusted Premiums in Job-Based Insurance: Hawaii Is up, Montana Is Down, Health Affairs, May/June 2006; 25(3): 832-843.

Stuart, B., Gruber-Baldini, A.L., Fahlman, C., Quinn, C.C., Burton, L., Zuckerman, I.H., Hebel, J.R., Zimmerman, S., Singhal, P.K., Magaziner, J, Medicare Cost Differences between Nursing Home Patients Admitted with and without Dementia, The Gerontologist 45(4):505-15, 2005 Aug.

Stuart B, Singhal P, Fahlman C, Doshi J, Briesacher B, New Retirees Face Dramatic Declines in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Prescription Coverage, Health Affairs Web Exclusive, 2003; W3: 334-341.

Pradel F, Weiss SR, Magder LS, Tsoukleris M, Fahlman C, Bollinger ME., Preliminary Validation of the “Inhalation Device Skill Assessment Tool”, Journal of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2003; 20(1): 18-25.

Fahlman, C., Stuart, B., and Zacker, C., A Study of Pharmacist Behavior in Collecting Copayments for Prescriptions Filled by Medicaid Recipients, American Journal of Health-system Pharmacists, 2001; 58: 389-395.

Stuart, B. and Fahlman, C., Outcomes of Prospective Drug Use Review of b-agonist Inhaler Use, Clinical Therapeutics, 2000; 21(12):2094-2112.

Stuart, B., Briesacher, B., Ahern, F., Kidder, D., Zacker, C., Erwin G., Gilden, D., and Fahlman, C., Drug Use and Prescribing Problems in Four State Medicaid Programs, Health Care Financing Review, 1999; 20(3): 63-78.

White Paper and Other Publications

Fahlman, C. Unique Device Identifier: Implementation Guide. February 2015.

Premier, Inc., and Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Integrated Care Pathway for Total Joint Arthroplasty. Charlotte, NC: Premier, Inc. and Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2013.

Andrews, K., Bencio, K., Brown, J., Conwell, L., Fahlman, C., and Schoene, E., Health Care Survey of DoD Beneficiaries 2008 Annual Report. August 2008.

Taylor, L, Fahlman, C., Seif, E., Options for Expanding Access to Health Care for the Uninsured: A Review of State and Community Approaches, Final Report submitted to the Office of Performance Evaluations Idaho Legislature. July 2007.

Gabel, J., Gochenour, Z., and Fahlman, C. Consumer-Driven Healthcare: Current practices, Future Upgrades, The Conference Board, March 2007.

Chollet, D., Liu S., Gimm, G., Fahlman, C., Felland, L., Gerland, A., Banker, M., Liebhaber, A., Analysis of Niche Hospitals in Texas and the Financial Impact on General Hospitals. Final report submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services.  Washington, DC:  Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., December 1, 2006.

Fahlman, C., Felland, L., Banker, M., Liebhaber, A., Chollet, D., Gimm, G., & Taylor, L., Providing Insights that Contribute to Better Health Policy. A Report on Medical Specialty Centers in Wyoming.  Final report submitted to the Wyoming Health Care Commission.  Washington, DC:  The Center for Studying Health System Change, November 22, 2006.

Fahlman, C. and Chollet, D., The Impact of Niche Hospitals on General Hospitals: A Review of the Literature.  Report submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services.  Washington, DC:  The Center for Studying Health System Change, March 29, 2006.

Blanchfield, B., Fahlman C., and Pittman, M., Hospital Capital Financing in the Era of Quality and Safety: Strategies and Priorities for the Future – A Survey of CEO’s. Final Report for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation July 2005.

Stuart, B., Brandt, N., Briesacher, B, Fahlman, C., Mullins, D., Palumbo, F. Pizzaro, J., and Stuart, L. Issues in prescription drug coverage, pricing, utilization, and spending: what we know and need to know. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (OSASPE), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services April 2000. Washington D.C.