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1.

Ten-year Trends in Surgical Mortality, Complications, and Failure to Rescue in Medicare Beneficiaries.

Fry BT, Smith ME, Thumma JR, Ghaferi AA, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 23. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003193. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31306158
2.

Impact Of Medicare Readmissions Penalties On Targeted Surgical Conditions.

Chhabra KR, Ibrahim AM, Thumma JR, Ryan AM, Dimick JB.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Jul;38(7):1207-1215. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00096.

PMID:
31260354
3.

Surgeon variation in severity of reflux symptoms after sleeve gastrectomy.

Varban OA, Thumma JR, Telem DA, Obeid NR, Finks JF, Ghaferi AA, Dimick JB.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Jun 18. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06928-2. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31214804
4.

Evaluating the Effect of Surgical Skill on Outcomes for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Video-based Study.

Varban OA, Thumma JR, Finks JF, Carlin AM, Ghaferi AA, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2019 Jun 7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003385. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31188214
5.

Assessing variation in technique for sleeve gastrectomy based on outcomes of surgeons ranked by safety and efficacy: a video-based study.

Varban OA, Thumma JR, Finks JF, Carlin AM, Kemmeter PR, Ghaferi AA, Dimick JB.

Surg Endosc. 2019 Mar;33(3):895-903. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6382-y. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

PMID:
30112611
6.

Early Impact of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations on Inpatient Surgical Spending.

Nathan H, Thumma JR, Ryan AM, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2019 Feb;269(2):191-196. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002819.

PMID:
29771724
7.

Hot Spotting as a Strategy to Identify High-Cost Surgical Populations.

Shubeck SP, Thumma JR, Dimick JB, Nathan H.

Ann Surg. 2019 Mar;269(3):453-458. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002663.

PMID:
29342019
8.

Quality Improvement in Bariatric Surgery: The Impact of Reducing Postoperative Complications on Medicare Payments.

Fry BT, Scally CP, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2018 Jul;268(1):22-27. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002613.

PMID:
29206678
9.

Hospital quality, patient risk, and Medicare expenditures for cancer surgery.

Shubeck SP, Thumma JR, Dimick JB, Nathan H.

Cancer. 2018 Feb 15;124(4):826-832. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31120. Epub 2017 Nov 17.

10.

Strategies for Reducing Population Surgical Costs in Medicare: Local Referrals to Low-cost Hospitals.

Nathan H, Thumma JR, Norton EC, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2018 May;267(5):878-885. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002340.

PMID:
28817444
11.

Impact of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program on Surgical Readmissions Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

Ibrahim AM, Nathan H, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2017 Oct;266(4):617-624. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002368.

12.

Reoperation and Medicare Expenditures After Laparoscopic Gastric Band Surgery.

Ibrahim AM, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

JAMA Surg. 2017 Sep 1;152(9):835-842. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1093.

13.

Variation in Outcomes at Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence.

Ibrahim AM, Ghaferi AA, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

JAMA Surg. 2017 Jul 1;152(7):629-636. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0542.

14.

Medicare's Acute Care Episode Demonstration: Effects of Bundled Payments on Costs and Quality of Surgical Care.

Chen LM, Ryan AM, Shih T, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Health Serv Res. 2018 Apr;53(2):632-648. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12681. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

15.

Emergency Surgery for Medicare Beneficiaries Admitted to Critical Access Hospitals.

Ibrahim AM, Regenbogen SE, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2018 Mar;267(3):473-477. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002216.

PMID:
28288068
16.

Hospital Teaching Status and Medicare Expenditures for Complex Surgery.

Pradarelli JC, Scally CP, Nathan H, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2017 Mar;265(3):502-513. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001706.

PMID:
28169925
17.

Surgical skill in bariatric surgery: Does skill in one procedure predict outcomes for another?

Varban OA, Greenberg CC, Schram J, Ghaferi AA, Thumma JR, Carlin AM, Dimick JB; Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative.

Surgery. 2016 Nov;160(5):1172-1181. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.04.033. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

18.

Hospital Quality and Medicare Expenditures for Bariatric Surgery in the United States.

Ibrahim AM, Ghaferi AA, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2017 Jul;266(1):105-110. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001980.

19.

Association of Hospital Critical Access Status With Surgical Outcomes and Expenditures Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

Ibrahim AM, Hughes TG, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

JAMA. 2016 May 17;315(19):2095-103. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.5618.

PMID:
27187302
20.

Impact of a National Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Program on Medicare Expenditures.

Scally CP, Shih T, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Apr;20(4):708-14. doi: 10.1007/s11605-015-3027-5. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

PMID:
26582598
21.

Variation in Hospital Episode Costs With Bariatric Surgery.

Grenda TR, Pradarelli JC, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

JAMA Surg. 2015 Dec;150(12):1109-15. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.2394.

PMID:
26376433
22.

Early impact of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations on surgical outcomes.

Scally CP, Ryan AM, Thumma JR, Gauger PG, Dimick JB.

Surgery. 2015 Dec;158(6):1453-61. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.05.002. Epub 2015 Jun 6.

23.

Hospital volume and outcomes for laparoscopic gastric bypass and adjustable gastric banding in the modern era.

Varban OA, Reames BN, Finks JF, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Mar-Apr;11(2):343-9. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.09.030. Epub 2014 Oct 16.

24.

Training in Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery: Assessment of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Workforce in North America.

Minter RM, Alseidi A, Hong JC, Jeyarajah DR, Greig PD, Dixon E, Thumma JR, Pawlik TM.

Ann Surg. 2015 Dec;262(6):1065-70. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001096.

PMID:
25751311
25.

Association of hospital participation in a quality reporting program with surgical outcomes and expenditures for Medicare beneficiaries.

Osborne NH, Nicholas LH, Ryan AM, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

JAMA. 2015 Feb 3;313(5):496-504. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.25.

26.

Impact of Surgical Quality Improvement on Payments in Medicare Patients.

Scally CP, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2015 Aug;262(2):249-52. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001069.

27.

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Surgical Checklist in Medicare Patients.

Reames BN, Scally CP, Thumma JR, Dimick JB.

Med Care. 2015 Jan;53(1):87-94. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000277.

28.

Use of medical consultants for hospitalized surgical patients: an observational cohort study.

Chen LM, Wilk AS, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD, Banerjee M.

JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Sep;174(9):1470-7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.3376.

29.

Catheter-related infection and septicemia: impact of seasonality and modifiable practices from the DOPPS.

Lok CE, Thumma JR, McCullough KP, Gillespie BW, Fluck RJ, Marshall MR, Kawanishi H, Robinson BM, Pisoni RL.

Semin Dial. 2014 Jan-Feb;27(1):72-7. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12141. Epub 2013 Sep 25.

30.

Does pay-for-performance improve surgical outcomes? An evaluation of phase 2 of the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration.

Shih T, Nicholas LH, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD, Dimick JB.

Ann Surg. 2014 Apr;259(4):677-81. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000425.

31.

Vascular access care and treatment practices associated with outcomes of arteriovenous fistula: international comparisons from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study.

Asano M, Thumma J, Oguchi K, Pisoni RL, Akizawa T, Akiba T, Fukuhara S, Kurokawa K, Ethier J, Saran R, Saito A; J-DOPPS Research Group.

Nephron Clin Pract. 2013;124(1-2):23-30. doi: 10.1159/000353733. Epub 2013 Sep 12.

PMID:
24029920
32.

Major bleeding events and risk stratification of antithrombotic agents in hemodialysis: results from the DOPPS.

Sood MM, Larkina M, Thumma JR, Tentori F, Gillespie BW, Fukuhara S, Mendelssohn DC, Chan K, de Sequera P, Komenda P, Rigatto C, Robinson BM.

Kidney Int. 2013 Sep;84(3):600-8. doi: 10.1038/ki.2013.170. Epub 2013 May 15.

33.

Bariatric surgery complications before vs after implementation of a national policy restricting coverage to centers of excellence.

Dimick JB, Nicholas LH, Ryan AM, Thumma JR, Birkmeyer JD.

JAMA. 2013 Feb 27;309(8):792-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.755.

34.

Hemoglobin A(1c) levels and mortality in the diabetic hemodialysis population: findings from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS).

Ramirez SP, McCullough KP, Thumma JR, Nelson RG, Morgenstern H, Gillespie BW, Inaba M, Jacobson SH, Vanholder R, Pisoni RL, Port FK, Robinson BM.

Diabetes Care. 2012 Dec;35(12):2527-32. doi: 10.2337/dc12-0573. Epub 2012 Aug 21.

35.

Modifiable practices associated with sudden death among hemodialysis patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study.

Jadoul M, Thumma J, Fuller DS, Tentori F, Li Y, Morgenstern H, Mendelssohn D, Tomo T, Ethier J, Port F, Robinson BM.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 May;7(5):765-74. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08850811. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

36.

Phosphate binder use and mortality among hemodialysis patients in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS): evaluation of possible confounding by nutritional status.

Lopes AA, Tong L, Thumma J, Li Y, Fuller DS, Morgenstern H, Bommer J, Kerr PG, Tentori F, Akiba T, Gillespie BW, Robinson BM, Port FK, Pisoni RL.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Jul;60(1):90-101. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2011.12.025. Epub 2012 Mar 3.

37.

Psychosocial variables are associated with being wait-listed, but not with receiving a kidney transplant in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS).

Szeifert L, Bragg-Gresham JL, Thumma J, Gillespie BW, Mucsi I, Robinson BM, Pisoni RL, Disney A, Combe C, Port FK.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 May;27(5):2107-13. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfr568. Epub 2011 Nov 5.

PMID:
22058174
38.

The associations of social support and other psychosocial factors with mortality and quality of life in the dialysis outcomes and practice patterns study.

Untas A, Thumma J, Rascle N, Rayner H, Mapes D, Lopes AA, Fukuhara S, Akizawa T, Morgenstern H, Robinson BM, Pisoni RL, Combe C.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jan;6(1):142-52. doi: 10.2215/CJN.02340310. Epub 2010 Oct 21.

39.

Physical exercise among participants in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS): correlates and associated outcomes.

Tentori F, Elder SJ, Thumma J, Pisoni RL, Bommer J, Fissell RB, Fukuhara S, Jadoul M, Keen ML, Saran R, Ramirez SP, Robinson BM.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010 Sep;25(9):3050-62. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfq138. Epub 2010 Apr 13.

PMID:
20392706
40.

The association between handwashing practices and illness symptoms among college students living in a university dormitory.

Thumma J, Aiello AE, Foxman B.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 Feb;37(1):70-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2007.12.008. Epub 2008 Oct 3.

PMID:
18834732

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