Ioana Popescu

Title(s)Associate Professor-in-Residence, Medicine
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    Physician Networks and the Racial Gap in Hospital Quality of Care for Coronary Heart Disease
    NIH R01HL148420Jun 15, 2019 - May 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Racial disparities in hospital use and quality of care for coronary heart disease
    NIH R01HL118410Jan 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Racial disparities in access to high quality hospitals for coronary heart disease
    NIH K08HL095930Jul 15, 2009 - Sep 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. The segregation of physician networks providing care to black and white patients with heart disease: Concepts, measures, and empirical evaluation. Soc Sci Med. 2024 Feb; 343:116511. Popescu I, Gibson B, Matthews L, Zhang S, Escarce JJ, Schuler M, Damberg CL. PMID: 38244361.
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    2. Within-Physician Differences in Patient Sharing Between Primary Care Physicians and Cardiologists Who Treat White and Black Patients With Heart Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 Nov 20; e030653. Matthews LJ, Damberg CL, Zhang S, Escarce JJ, Gibson CB, Schuler M, Popescu I. PMID: 37982233; PMCID: PMC10727292.
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    3. Did the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Reduce Readmissions without Hurting Patient Outcomes at High Dual-Proportion Hospitals Prior to Stratification? Inquiry. 2022 Jan-Dec; 59:469580211064836. Yang Z, Huckfeldt P, Escarce JJ, Sood N, Nuckols T, Popescu I. PMID: 35317683; PMCID: PMC8949751.
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    4. Luck of the draw: Role of chance in the assignment of medicare readmissions penalties. PLoS One. 2021; 16(12):e0261363. Wilcock AD, Joshi S, Escarce J, Huckfeldt PJ, Nuckols T, Popescu I, Sood N. PMID: 34932592; PMCID: PMC8691630.
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    5. Geographic Variation in Medicare Fee-for-Service Health Care Expenditures Before and After the Passage of the Affordable Care Act. JAMA Health Forum. 2021 12; 2(12):e214122. Sood N, Yang Z, Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Popescu I, Nuckols T. PMID: 35977300; PMCID: PMC8796890.
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    6. A Decomposition Method to Assess the Contributions of Geographic and Nongeographic Factors to White-Black Disparities in Health Care. Med Care. 2020 03; 58(3):e16-e22. Huckfeldt PJ, Escarce JJ, Pane JD, Popescu I. PMID: 32106169.
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    7. 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 12 03; 8(23):e011964. Popescu I, Huckfeldt P, Pane JD, Escarce JJ. PMID: 31787056; PMCID: PMC6912970.
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    8. 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. Popescu I, Sood N, Joshi S, Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Nuckols TK. PMID: 31453891; PMCID: PMC6742564.
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    9. Regression to the Mean in the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 01; 179(9):1167-1173. Joshi S, Nuckols T, Escarce J, Huckfeldt P, Popescu I, Sood N. PMID: 31242277; PMCID: PMC6596330.
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    10. Comparison of 3 Safety-Net Hospital Definitions and Association With Hospital Characteristics. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 08 02; 2(8):e198577. Popescu I, Fingar KR, Cutler E, Guo J, Jiang HJ. PMID: 31390034; PMCID: PMC6686776.
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    11. 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. Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Sood N, Yang Z, Popescu I, Nuckols T. PMID: 30874780; PMCID: PMC6484660.
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    12. HF Mortality Trends Under Medicare Readmissions Reduction Program at Penalized and Nonpenalized Hospitals. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 11 13; 72(20):2539-2540. Huckfeldt P, Escarce J, Wilcock A, Sood N, Rabideau B, Popescu I, Nuckols T. PMID: 30442298; PMCID: PMC6668997.
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    13. Racial residential segregation, socioeconomic disparities, and the White-Black survival gap. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0193222. Popescu I, Duffy E, Mendelsohn J, Escarce JJ. PMID: 29474451; PMCID: PMC5825109.
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    14. 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. Popescu I, Heslin KC, Coffey RM, Washington RE, Barrett ML, Karnell LH, Escarce JJ. PMID: 28079673.
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    15. 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. Popescu I, Schrag D, Ang A, Wong M. PMID: 27326547; PMCID: PMC6173517.
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    16. Specialty Payment Model Opportunities and Assessment: Gastroenterology and Cardiology Model Design Report. Rand Health Q. 2015 Jul 15; 5(1):10. Mulcahy AW, Chan C, Hirshman S, Huckfeldt PJ, Kofner A, Liu JL, Lovejoy SL, Popescu I, Timbie JW, Hussey PS. PMID: 28083363; PMCID: PMC5158243.
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    17. Specialty Payment Model Opportunities and Assessment: Oncology Model Design Report. Rand Health Q. 2015 Jul 15; 5(1):11. Huckfeldt PJ, Chan C, Hirshman S, Kofner A, Liu JL, Mulcahy AW, Popescu I, Stevens C, Timbie JW, Hussey PS. PMID: 28083364; PMCID: PMC5158244.
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    18. Specialty Payment Model Opportunities and Assessment: Oncology Simulation Report. Rand Health Q. 2015 Jul 15; 5(1):12. White C, Chan C, Huckfeldt PJ, Kofner A, Mulcahy AW, Pollak J, Popescu I, Timbie JW, Hussey PS. PMID: 28083365; PMCID: PMC5158245.
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    19. 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. Popescu I, Xu H, Krivelyova A, Ettner SL. PMID: 25727111.
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    20. Opioid prescribing: a systematic review and critical appraisal of guidelines for chronic pain. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jan 07; 160(1):38-47. Nuckols TK, Anderson L, Popescu I, Diamant AL, Doyle B, Di Capua P, Chou R. PMID: 24217469; PMCID: PMC6721847.
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    21. Patient satisfaction at America's lowest performing hospitals. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 May; 5(3):365-72. Girotra S, Cram P, Popescu I. PMID: 22496113; PMCID: PMC3356685.
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    22. Differences in admitting hospital characteristics for black and white Medicare beneficiaries with acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2011 Jun 14; 123(23):2710-6. Popescu I, Cram P, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS. PMID: 21632492; PMCID: PMC3142883.
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    23. 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. Girotra S, Lu X, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Horwitz PA, Cram P. PMID: 20923993; PMCID: PMC3067977.
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    24. Racial differences in admissions to high-quality hospitals for coronary heart disease. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 26; 170(14):1209-15. Popescu I, Nallamothu BK, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P. PMID: 20660838.
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    25. Uncompensated care provided by for-profit, not-for-profit, and government owned hospitals. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Apr 07; 10:90. Cram P, Bayman L, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cai X, Rosenthal GE. PMID: 20374637; PMCID: PMC2907758.
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    26. Racial disparities in revascularization rates among patients with similar insurance coverage. J Natl Med Assoc. 2009 Nov; 101(11):1132-9. Cram P, Bayman L, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS. PMID: 19998642.
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    27. Declining mortality following acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2009 Aug 31; 9:44. 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. PMID: 19719849; PMCID: PMC2746180.
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    28. 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. Popescu I, Werner RM, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P. PMID: 20031841; PMCID: PMC5361404.
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    29. 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. Popescu I, Nallamothu BK, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P. PMID: 18585511.
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    30. 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. Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Rosenthal GE. PMID: 17565083.
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    31. Certificate of need regulations and use of coronary revascularization after acute myocardial infarction. JAMA. 2006 May 10; 295(18):2141-7. Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Rosenthal GE. PMID: 16684984.
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