Hillary J. Mull, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Surgery

Hillary Mull
617.638.8607
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Biography

Hillary Mull, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor of General Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. She previously worked as a health policy analyst at the Altarum Institute and since then she has received numerous accolades for her research. One example is the VISN 1 Career Development Award for her paper “Characteristics of Outpatient Surgery in VISN 1 Medical Facilities.” Her research mainly focuses on outpatients care after surgery. Dr. Mull is interested in technology to increase the efficiency of healthcare delivery and to improve quality of care. She works closely with the VA Boston Healthcare System and has participated in two projects on inpatient readmissions in VA.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Boston University, PhD
  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MPP
  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, BA

Publications

  • Published on 9/1/2018

    Wahl TS, Graham LA, Morris MS, Richman JS, Hollis RH, Jones CE, Itani KM, Wagner TH, Mull HJ, Whittle JC, Telford GL, Rosen AK, Copeland LA, Burns EA, Hawn MT. Association Between Preoperative Proteinuria and Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Readmission. JAMA Surg. 2018 Sep 01; 153(9):e182009. PMID: 29971429.

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  • Published on 9/1/2018

    Asundi A, Stanislawski M, Mehta P, BarĂ³n AE, Gold H, Mull H, Ho PM, Gupta K, Branch-Elliman W. Prolonged antimicrobial prophylaxis following cardiac device procedures increases preventable harm: insights from the VA CART program. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Sep; 39(9):1030-1036. PMID: 30226128.

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  • Published on 8/27/2018

    Mull HJ, Itani KMF, Pizer SD, Charns MP, Rivard PE, McIntosh N, Hawn MT, Rosen AK. Development of an Adverse Event Surveillance Model for Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration. Health Serv Res. 2018 Aug 27. PMID: 30151826.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Mull HJ, Graham LA, Morris MS, Rosen AK, Richman JS, Whittle J, Burns E, Wagner TH, Copeland LA, Wahl T, Jones C, Hollis RH, Itani KMF, Hawn MT. Association of Postoperative Readmissions With Surgical Quality Using a Delphi Consensus Process to Identify Relevant Diagnosis Codes. JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 01; 153(8):728-737. PMID: 29710234.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Mull HJ, Gellad ZF, Gupta RT, Valle JA, Makarov DV, Silverman T, Branch-Elliman W. Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions After Invasive Outpatient Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration. JAMA Surg. 2018 Aug 01; 153(8):774-776. PMID: 29801049.

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  • Published on 7/1/2018

    Mull HJ, Itani KMF, Charns MP, Pizer SD, Rivard PE, Hawn MT, Rosen AK. The Nature and Severity of Adverse Events in Select Outpatient Surgical Procedures in the Veterans Health Administration. Qual Manag Health Care. 2018 Jul/Sep; 27(3):136-144. PMID: 29944625.

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  • Published on 6/1/2018

    Titan A, Graham L, Rosen A, Itani K, Copeland LA, Mull HJ, Burns E, Richman J, Kertesz S, Wahl T, Morris M, Whittle J, Telford G, Wilson M, Hawn M. Homeless Status, Postdischarge Health Care Utilization, and Readmission After Surgery. Med Care. 2018 Jun; 56(6):460-469. PMID: 29746348.

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  • Published on 1/23/2018

    Mull HJ, Rosen AK, O'Brien WJ, McIntosh N, Legler A, Hawn MT, Itani KMF, Pizer SD. Factors Associated with Hospital Admission after Outpatient Surgery in the Veterans Health Administration. Health Serv Res. 2018 Oct; 53(5):3855-3880. PMID: 29363106.

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  • Published on 11/4/2017

    Mull HJ, Rosen AK, Charns MP, Itani KMF, Rivard PE. Identifying Risks and Opportunities in Outpatient Surgical Patient Safety: A Qualitative Analysis of Veterans Health Administration Staff Perceptions. J Patient Saf. 2017 Nov 04. PMID: 29112029.

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  • Published on 4/25/2017

    Chen Q, Oriel BS, Rosen AK, Greenan MA, Amirfarzan H, Mull HJ, Shapiro M, Fisichella PM, Itani KMF. Detection and potential consequences of intraoperative adverse events: A pilot study in the veterans health administration. Am J Surg. 2017 Nov; 214(5):786-791. PMID: 28464998.

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