Health Services Research
- To examine the use of in-hospital pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis (PTP) in patients undergoing radical cystectomy between 2004 and 2014 and to assess the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) across the study period.
- To determine how Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) has affected hospital pricing practices for surgical episodes of care.
- To determine the impact of physicians' financial relationships with the pharmaceutical industry on prescribing marketed alpha-blockers and overactive bladder (OAB) medications. We also aim to examine if the number or total value of transactions is influential.