I am an Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and Health Economist at VA Boston Healthcare System. My research spans multiple areas: a) disparities in healthcare access and outcomes, b) health reform, c) health outcomes evaluation, and d) comparative and cost effectiveness.
I have many years of investigator experience studying the role of uninsurance, out-of-pocket costs and limited health literacy in understanding racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare utilization and outcomes, with recent applications to acute stroke, joint replacement and HPV vaccination.
Current research covers: a) impact of Massachusetts health reform on access to care, b) national estimates in inpatient disparities for Hispanics, c) disparities in access to ED care, and d) sensitivity of veterans demand for VA care to external (non-VA) local and regional conditions. Other topics of current research include, disparities in adoption of HPV vaccination, joint replacement procedure use, comparative effectiveness of high vs. low intensity VTE prophylaxis agents, and modeling the impact of low health literacy on health outcomes.
I also have extensive experience in the use of large observations data (clinical, administrative and survey), and expertise in the application of advanced statistical and econometric methods. My research has been funded by NIH, AHRQ and VA.
- Associate Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health
- Boston Medical Center
- University of Wisconsin Madison, PhD
- University of Pittsburgh, MA
- Loyola College in Maryland, BA
- Published on 10/1/2018
Basu J, Hanchate A, Koroukian S. Multiple Chronic Conditions and Disparities in 30-Day Hospital Readmissions Among Nonelderly Adults. J Ambul Care Manage. 2018 Oct/Dec; 41(4):262-273. PMID: 29771742.
- Published on 10/1/2018
Feldman S, Cook E, Davis M, Gershman ST, Hanchate A, Haas JS, Perkins RB. Cervical Cancer Incidence Among Elderly Women in Massachusetts Compared With Younger Women. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 Oct; 22(4):314-317. PMID: 30256336.
- Published on 8/1/2018
Lin MY, Kressin NR, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kim EJ, López L, Rosen JE, Hanchate AD. Is 30-Day Posthospitalization Mortality Lower Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities?: A Reexamination. Med Care. 2018 Aug; 56(8):665-672. PMID: 29877955.
- Published on 7/31/2018
Hanchate AD, Frakt AB, Kressin NR, Trivedi A, Linsky A, Abdulkerim H, Stolzmann KL, Mohr DC, Pizer SD. External Determinants of Veterans' Utilization of VA Health Care. Health Serv Res. 2018 Dec; 53(6):4224-4247. PMID: 30062781.
- Published on 5/16/2018
Kim EJ, Kressin NR, Paasche-Orlow MK, Lopez L, Rosen JE, Lin M, Hanchate AD. Racial/ethnic disparities among Asian Americans in inpatient acute myocardial infarction mortality in the United States. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 05 16; 18(1):370. PMID: 29769083.
- Published on 5/7/2018
Kim EJ, Kim T, Conigliaro J, Liebschutz JM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Hanchate AD. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Diagnosis of Chronic Medical Conditions in the USA. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jul; 33(7):1116-1123. PMID: 29736755.
- Published on 3/1/2018
Gunn CM, Bokhour B, Battaglia TA, Silliman RA, Hanchate A. False-positive mammography and its association with health service use. Am J Manag Care. 2018 Mar; 24(3):131-138. PMID: 29553275.
- Published on 1/1/2018
Basu J, Hanchate A, Bierman A. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Readmissions in US Hospitals: The Role of Insurance Coverage. Inquiry. 2018 Jan-Dec; 55:46958018774180. PMID: 29730971.
- Published on 9/6/2017
Charlot M, Winter MR, Cabral H, Wolf MS, Curtis LM, Hanchate A, Paasche-Orlow M. Patient Activation Mediates Health Literacy Associated with Hospital Utilization among Whites. Health Lit Res Pract. 2017 Jul; 1(3):e128-e135. PMID: 29806046.
- Published on 6/1/2017
Perkins RB, Lin M, Wallington SF, Hanchate A. Impact of Number of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Doses on Genital Warts Diagnoses Among a National Cohort of U.S. Adolescents. Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Jun; 44(6):365-370. PMID: 28499288.
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