Areas of Expertise

  1. Center/Program Development
    • Bioengineering
    • Biomedical engineering
    • Cardiovascular diseases
    • Health policy
    • Health services research
    • Kidney diseases
    • Liver diseases
    • Outcomes research
    • Transplantation
  2. Health Care Delivery
    • Alternative delivery systems
    • Case-mix analysis
    • Centers of excellence
    • Demand/care management
    • Managed care
    • Need, demand, and supply
    • Quality of care/improvement
    • Risk adjustment
    • Wellness and prevention
  3. Health Care Economics
    • Cost analysis
    • Cost-effectiveness
    • Cost of dying
    • Cost of illness
    • Coverage policy
    • Economic determination analysis
    • Managed care contracting
    • Pricing policies
    • Reimbursement policy
    • Resource use modeling
    • Value of life analysis
  4. Health Policy
    • Aging
    • Centers of excellence
    • Disparities
    • End-of-life care
    • Ethics
    • Insurance coverage
    • Insurance reimbursement
    • Malpractice
    • Organ donation
    • Priority-setting
    • Quality improvement
    • Resource allocation
    • Resource rationing
    • Technology assessment
    • Thanatology
    • Uninsured
    • Wellness and prevention
  5. Medical Conditions
    • Biliary cirrhosis
    • Breast cancer
    • Cancer
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Chest pain
    • Cholestatic liver disease
    • Colon cancer
    • End-stage renal disease
    • Gynecologic cancer
    • Heart failure
    • Hepatitis
    • Leukemia
    • Liver failure
    • Suicide
  6. Medical Specialties Represented
    • Anesthesiology
    • Cardiology
    • Critical care
    • Emergency medicine
    • Endocrinology
    • Family medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • Hematology
    • Hepatology
    • Immunology
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Oncology
    • Pediatrics
    • Physical medicine
    • Psychiatry
    • Pulmonary medicine
    • Rehabilitation
  7. Medical Technology
    • Bone marrow transplantation
    • Devices
    • Drugs
    • Kidney dialysis
    • Mechanical circulatory support
    • Medical procedures
    • Organ transplantation
    • Preventive health care services
    • Surgical procedures
    • Tissue transplantation
    • Xenotransplantation
  8. Outcomes
    • Activities of daily living
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Employment status
    • Functional status
    • Health status
    • Life stress
    • Quality of life
    • Rehabilitation
    • Satisfaction
  9. Pharmaceutical Research
    • Cost-effectiveness
    • Cost of illness
    • Coverage policy
    • Market analysis
    • Marketing
    • Nonadherence
    • Outcomes
    • Pharmacoeconomics
  10. Surgical & Medical Procedures
    • Bone marrow transplantation
    • Coronary artery bypass surgery
    • Heart transplantation
    • Heart-lung transplantation
    • Hemodialysis
    • Hip and knee replacement
    • Kidney transplantation
    • Live transplantation
    • Lung transplantation
    • Pancreas transplantation
    • Peritoneal dialysis
    • Prostatectomy
    • Xenotransplantation
  11. Surgical Specialties
    • Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic
    • Colorectal
    • General surgery
    • Orthopedic
    • Thoracic
    • Transplantation
    • Urology
  12. Technology Assessment
    • Coronary artery bypass surgery
    • Hemodialysis
    • Immunosuppressive drugs
    • Hip and knee replacement
    • Left ventricular assist devices
    • Mechanical circulatory support
    • Peritoneal dialysis
    • Prostatectomy
    • Total artificial heart
    • Transplantation