Christopher Ody

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Research Interests

His research focuses on health-care economics and the industrial organization of the health-care market. He has studied the consequences of horizontal and vertical changes in market structure in a number of health-care sectors, the reactions of nonprofit hospitals to wealth shocks, and the effects of the macroeconomy on health-care spending.

Education/Academic qualification

Management & Strategy, PhD, Northwestern University

… → 2012

Economics, BA, Haverford College

… → 2004

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Grants 2017 2018

Uncompensated Care
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Financial Management

Research Output 2004 2019

11 Citations (Scopus)

Decreases in readmissions credited to Medicare's program to reduce hospital readmissions have been overstated

Ody, C., Msall, L., Dafny, L. S., Grabowski, D. C. & Cutler, D. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Health Affairs. 38, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Control Groups

The Medical Hospital Readmission Reduction Program: Does It Do Any Good?

Ody, C. & Cutler, D., Jan 1 2019, In : JAMA internal medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Drug Utilization
Prescription Drugs
Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of hospital acquisitions of physician practices on prices and spending

Capps, C., Dranove, D. S. & Ody, C., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Health Economics. 59, p. 139-152 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Care Physicians
1 Citation (Scopus)
Stock market
Cost shifting