PhD in Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School (December 2005) Dissertation: The Adoption and Diffusion of Hospital Information Systems Committee: Mark V. Pauly (Chair), L. Robert Burns, Patricia Danzon, Lorin Hitt, and
A.B. in Biochemistry, Cum Laude, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (1990 – 1994).
Research Interests & Projects
Economics of information technology and health care
Health technology markets
Jeffrey S. McCullough, Stephen T. Parente, and Robert J. Town. “Health Information
Technology and Patient Outcomes: The Role of Information and Labor Coordination.”
The RAND Journal of Economics. Forthcoming.
Daniel Crespin, Jon B. Christianson, Michael Finch, and Jeffrey S. McCullough, “Health
System Consolidation and Diabetes Care Performance at Ambulatory Clinics” Health Services
L. Robert Burns, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Douglas R. Wholey. “Is the System Really
the Solution? Operating Costs in Hospital Systems.” Medical Care Research and Review.
Jeffrey S. McCullough, Jean M. Abraham, Jon B. Christianson, Daniel Crespin, and Michael
Finch. “Public Reporting and the Evolution of Clinical Quality.” International Journal
of Health Care Finance and Economics. Forthcoming.
Jean M. Abraham, Daniel Crespin, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Jon B. Christianson. “Does
Better Quality Result in Lower Cost?: Diabetes Care in Minnesota.” Medical Care Research
and Review. Forthcoming.
Coleman Drake, Jean M. Abraham, and Jeffrey S. McCullough. “Rural Enrollment in the
Federally-Facilitated Marketplace.” Journal of Rural Health. Forthcoming.
Guodong Gao, Brad Greenwood, Jeffrey McCullough, and Ritu Agarwal, “The Information
Value of Online Physician Ratings.” Management Information Systems Quarterly. Forthcoming.
Bradly M. Gray, Jonathan L. Vandergrift, Gordon Gao, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Rebecca
S. Lipner, “Website Ratings of Physicians and The Quality of Physician Care.” JAMA
Internal Medicine. Published online December 01, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.6291.
Bradley M. Gray, Jonathan L. Vandergrift, Mary M. Johnston, James Reschovsky, Lorna
Lynn, Eric Holmbo, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Rebecca S. Lipner. “The Association
Between Imposition of a Maintenance of Certification Requirement and Changes in Health
Care Costs and Avoidable Hospital Admissions.” JAMA. Vol. 312, no. 22 (2014): 2348-2357.
Chia-Wei Lin, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Lesley Weaver. “Access
to Oral Osteoporosis Drugs Among Medicare Part D Beneficiaries.” Women’s Health Issues,
Vol. 24, no. 4 (2014): e435-e445.
Corey Angst, Ritu Agarwal, Gordon Gao, Jiban Khuntia, and Jeffrey S. McCullough, “Information
Technology and Voluntary Quality Disclosure by Hospitals.” Decision Support Systems,
Vol. 57 (2014): 367-375.
Michelle M. Casey, Ira Moscovice, and Jeffrey S. McCullough, “Rural Primary Care Practices
and Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records: The Role of Regional Extension Centers.”
Journal of Rural Health, Vol. 30, no. 3 (Summer 2014): 244-251.
Jinhyung Lee, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Robert J. Town. “The Impact of Health Information
Technology on Hospital Productivity.” The RAND Journal of Economics. Vol. 44, no.
3 (Fall 2013): 545-568.
Jeffrey S. McCullough, B. Ack Leerpan, and Jon B. Christianson, “Do Electronic Medical
Records Improve Diabetes Quality in Physician Practices?” American Journal of Managed
Care Vol. 19, no. 2 (2013): 144-149.
Paula H. Song, Jeffrey S. McCullough, and Kristin L. Reiter. “The Role of Non-Operating
Income in Community Benefit Provision by Not-for-Profit Hospitals.” Journal of Health
Care Finance. Vol. 39, no. 3 (2013): 59-70.
L. Robert Burns, Douglar R. Whole, Jeffrey S. McCullough, Peter Kralovec, and Ralph
Muller, “The Changing Configuration of Hospital Systems: Centralization, Federalization,
or Fragmentation?” Advances in Health Care Management. Vol 1, no. 13 (2012): 189-232.
Guodong Goa, Jeffrey S. McCullough, Ritu Agarwal, and Ashish Jha, “Online Physician
Ratings by Patients: A Changing Landscape of Physician Quality Reporting.” Journal
of Medical Internet Research, Vol. 14 (2012):e38.