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Popescu, Ioana

Title(s)Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
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Phone310-206-6232
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    Physician Networks and the Racial Gap in Hospital Quality of Care for Coronary Heart Disease
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL148420Jun 15, 2019 - May 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Racial disparities in hospital use and quality of care for coronary heart disease
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL118410Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Racial disparities in access to high quality hospitals for coronary heart disease
    NIH/NHLBI K08HL095930Jul 15, 2009 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Huckfeldt PJ, Escarce JJ, Pane JD, Popescu I. A Decomposition Method to Assess the Contributions of Geographic and Nongeographic Factors to White-Black Disparities in Health Care. Med Care. 2020 Mar; 58(3):e16-e22. PMID: 32106169.
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    2. Popescu I, Huckfeldt P, Pane JD, Escarce JJ. Contributions of Geography and Nongeographic Factors to the White-Black Gap in Hospital Quality for Coronary Heart Disease: A Decomposition Analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Dec 03; 8(23):e011964. PMID: 31787056.
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    3. Popescu I, Sood N, Joshi S, Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Nuckols TK. Trends in the Use of Skilled Nursing Facility and Home Health Care Under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: An Interrupted Time-series Analysis. Med Care. 2019 10; 57(10):757-765. PMID: 31453891.
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    4. Popescu I, Fingar KR, Cutler E, Guo J, Jiang HJ. Comparison of 3 Safety-Net Hospital Definitions and Association With Hospital Characteristics. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Aug 02; 2(8):e198577. PMID: 31390034.
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    5. Joshi S, Nuckols T, Escarce J, Huckfeldt P, Popescu I, Sood N. Regression to the Mean in the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jun 26. PMID: 31242277.
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    6. Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Sood N, Yang Z, Popescu I, Nuckols T. Thirty-Day Postdischarge Mortality Among Black and White Patients 65 Years and Older in the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 03 01; 2(3):e190634. PMID: 30874780.
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    7. Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Wilcock A, Sood N, Rabideau B, Popescu I, Nuckols T. HF Mortality Trends Under Medicare Readmissions Reduction Program at Penalized and Nonpenalized Hospitals. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 11 13; 72(20):2539-2540. PMID: 30442298.
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    8. Popescu I, Duffy E, Mendelsohn J, Escarce JJ. Racial residential segregation, socioeconomic disparities, and the White-Black survival gap. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0193222. PMID: 29474451.
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    9. Popescu I, Heslin KC, Coffey RM, Washington RE, Barrett ML, Karnell LH, Escarce JJ. Differences in Use of High-quality and Low-quality Hospitals Among Working-age Individuals by Insurance Type. Med Care. 2017 Feb; 55(2):148-154. PMID: 28079673.
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    10. Popescu I, Schrag D, Ang A, Wong M. Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Differences in Colorectal and Breast Cancer Treatment Quality: The Role of Physician-level Variations in Care. Med Care. 2016 08; 54(8):780-8. PMID: 27326547.
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    11. Mulcahy AW, Chan C, Hirshman S, Huckfeldt PJ, Kofner A, Liu JL, Lovejoy SL, Popescu I, Timbie JW, Hussey PS. Specialty Payment Model Opportunities and Assessment: Gastroenterology and Cardiology Model Design Report. Rand Health Q. 2015 Jul 15; 5(1):10. PMID: 28083363.
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    12. Huckfeldt PJ, Chan C, Hirshman S, Kofner A, Liu JL, Mulcahy AW, Popescu I, Stevens C, Timbie JW, Hussey PS. Specialty Payment Model Opportunities and Assessment: Oncology Model Design Report. Rand Health Q. 2015 Jul 15; 5(1):11. PMID: 28083364.
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    13. White C, Chan C, Huckfeldt PJ, Kofner A, Mulcahy AW, Pollak J, Popescu I, Timbie JW, Hussey PS. Specialty Payment Model Opportunities and Assessment: Oncology Simulation Report. Rand Health Q. 2015 Jul 15; 5(1):12. PMID: 28083365.
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    14. Popescu I, Xu H, Krivelyova A, Ettner SL. Disparities in receipt of specialty services among children with mental health need enrolled in the CMHI. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Mar 01; 66(3):242-8. PMID: 25727111.
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    15. Nuckols TK, Anderson L, Popescu I, Diamant AL, Doyle B, Di Capua P, Chou R. Opioid prescribing: a systematic review and critical appraisal of guidelines for chronic pain. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jan 07; 160(1):38-47. PMID: 24217469.
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    16. Girotra S, Cram P, Popescu I. Patient satisfaction at America's lowest performing hospitals. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 May; 5(3):365-72. PMID: 22496113.
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    17. Popescu I, Cram P, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS. Differences in admitting hospital characteristics for black and white Medicare beneficiaries with acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2011 Jun 14; 123(23):2710-6. PMID: 21632492.
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    18. Girotra S, Lu X, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Horwitz PA, Cram P. The impact of hospital cardiac specialization on outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: analysis of medicare claims data. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 Nov; 3(6):607-14. PMID: 20923993.
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    19. Popescu I, Nallamothu BK, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P. Racial differences in admissions to high-quality hospitals for coronary heart disease. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 26; 170(14):1209-15. PMID: 20660838.
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    20. Cram P, Bayman L, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cai X, Rosenthal GE. Uncompensated care provided by for-profit, not-for-profit, and government owned hospitals. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Apr 07; 10:90. PMID: 20374637.
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    21. Cram P, Bayman L, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS. Racial disparities in revascularization rates among patients with similar insurance coverage. J Natl Med Assoc. 2009 Nov; 101(11):1132-9. PMID: 19998642.
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    22. Fihn SD, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Lowy E, Popescu I, Maynard C, Rosenthal GE, Sales AE, Rumsfeld J, Piñeros S, McDonell MB, Helfrich CD, Rusch R, Jesse R, Almenoff P, Fleming B, Kussman M. Declining mortality following acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2009 Aug 31; 9:44. PMID: 19719849.
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    23. Popescu I, Werner RM, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P. Characteristics and outcomes of America's lowest-performing hospitals: an analysis of acute myocardial infarction hospital care in the United States. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2009 May; 2(3):221-7. PMID: 20031841.
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    24. Popescu I, Nallamothu BK, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P. Do specialty cardiac hospitals have greater adherence to acute myocardial infarction and heart failure process measures? An empirical assessment using Medicare quality measures: quality of care in cardiac specialty hospitals. Am Heart J. 2008 Jul; 156(1):155-60. PMID: 18585511.
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    25. Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Rosenthal GE. Differences in mortality and use of revascularization in black and white patients with acute MI admitted to hospitals with and without revascularization services. JAMA. 2007 Jun 13; 297(22):2489-95. PMID: 17565083.
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    26. Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Rosenthal GE. Certificate of need regulations and use of coronary revascularization after acute myocardial infarction. JAMA. 2006 May 10; 295(18):2141-7. PMID: 16684984.
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