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Gary J. Young
Gary J. Young
J.D., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Research and Teaching Interests
Research and teaching interests include strategic management, organization behavior, health care management, and health law.
Awards and Honors
Tier 1 Grant funding awarded by Northeastern University Provost Office for the 2012-2013 academic year. Nate Rickles, Carey Noland, Judy Hall, and Gary Young, A pilot investigation into the nature and extent of Medication Adherence Support Activities (MASA) in Boston-area Pharmacies.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research. To develop new theory and related research on the application of the pay-for-performance concept to the healthcare industry (2007-2009).
Best Theory-to-Practice Paper Award from the Health Care Management Division, Academy of Management, for paper “Competition among Hospitals for HMO Business: Effects of Price and Non-Price Attributes" (2001).
Young, G., Rickles, N., Chou, C., Raver,E. (2014). “Enrollee Socio-Economic Characteristics Appear to Influence Medicare Part D Contractors’ Performance Scores for Medication Adherence” Health Affairs, 33, 140 – 146.
Young, G., Chou,C., Alexander, J., Lee, S., Raver, E. (2013). “Provision of Community Benefits by Tax Exempt U.S. Hospitals.” New England Journal of Medicine (Special Article), 368, 1519 -- 1527.
Young, G., Beckman, H., Baker, E. (2012). “Financial Incentives, Professional Values and Performance: A Study of Pay-for-Performance in a Professional Organization.” Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33: 964-983.
Young, G., Meterko, M., Beckman, H., Baker, E., White, K., Greene, R., Curtin, K., Bokhour, B., Berlowitz, D., Burgess, J. (2007). “Effects of Paying Physicians Based on Their Relative Performance for Quality." Journal of General internal Medicine, 22, 872- 876.
Young, G., Charns, M., Shortell, S. (2001). “Top Manager and Network Effects on the Adoption of Innovative Management Practices: A Study of TQM in a Public Hospital System.” Strategic Management Journal, 22, 935-951.
Professor Young's expertise includes health care management, health law quality of care, and pay-for-performance health care.
Young, G. “Provision of Community Benefits by Tax-Exempt Hospitals” National Health Policy Forum. Washington, D.C.. (2013).
Young, G. Briefing for the Massachusetts Committee on Health Care Financing (House chamber) on its proposed legislation “the Health Care Quality Improvement and Cost Reduction Act of 2012 (invited to speak about the bill’s provisions regarding alternative payment methods and accountable care organizations). (2012).
Young, G. (Keynote Speaker), “Designing and Implementing Pay-for-Performance Programs: Issues and Research,” Annual World Congress Leadership Summit on Health Care Quality and Pay-for-Performance. (2007).
Young, G. “Briefing on Pay-for-Performance” (based on research appearing in Medical Care Research and Review special supplement co-guest edited by Professor Young), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2006).
Young, G. “Should Ownership Type Matter in Antitrust Analysis of Hospital Mergers?” Invited testimony before the joint Federal Trade Commission/Department of Justice Hearings on Antitrust and the U.S. Healthcare Industry. (2003).
Industry and Academic Experience
Professor and chairman, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, 2005-2010.
Faculty member, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, 1993-2010.
Senior associate, the Lewin Group, 1991-1993.
Attorney and social scientist, U.S. Government (including Department of Health and Human Services), 1989-1991.
Expert witness on matters relating to operation of healthcare organizations.
Facilitator for strategic planning meetings for health care organizations.
Technical consultant on design and implementation of pay-for-performance programs by purchasers and health plans.
Gary J. Young
Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research
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