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Paul A. Fishman
Affiliate Associate Professor
Scientific Investigator
Group Health Cooperative

Research Interests:
Cost analysis; risk adjustment

Contact Information

email:   fishman.p@ghc.org

address:
Group Health Research Institute
1730 Minor Ave. Suite 1600
Seattle, WA 98101

voice:   206-287-2925
fax:   206-287-2871

Education

PhD   University of Washington, 1990   (Economics)
MA   University of Washington, 1990   (Economics)
MA   American University, 1983   (Economics)
BA   American University, 1980   (Economics)
BS   American University, 1980   (Political Science)

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

Recent Publications



Loggers ET, Fishman PA, Peterson D, O'Keeffe-Rosetti M, Greenberg C, Hornbrook MC, Kushi LH, Lowry S, Ramaprasan A, Wagner EH, Weeks JC, Ritzwoller DP. Advanced Imaging Among Health Maintenance Organization Enrollees With Cancer. J Oncol Pract. 2014 May 20. pii: JOP.2013.001258. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24844241


Bohl AA, Phelan EA, Fishman PA, Harris JR. How Are the Costs of Care for Medical Falls Distributed? The Costs of Medical Falls by Component of Cost, Timing, and Injury Severity. Gerontologist. 2012 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 22403161


Fishman PA, Johnson EA, Coleman K, Larson EB, Hsu C, Ross TR, Liss D, Tufano J, Reid RJ. Impact on seniors of the patient-centered medical home: evidence from a pilot study. Gerontologist. 2012 Oct;52(5):703-11. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnr158. Epub 2012 Mar 15.  PMID: 22421916


Hsu C, Coleman K, Ross TR, Johnson E, Fishman PA, Larson EB, Liss D, Trescott C, Reid RJ. Spreading a patient-centered medical home redesign: a case study. J Ambul Care Manage. 2012 Apr;35(2):99-108.  PMID: 22415283


Fishman PA, Bonomi AE, Anderson ML, Reid RJ, Rivara FP. Changes in health care costs over time following the cessation of intimate partner violence. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Sep;25(9):920-5. Epub 2010 Apr 23.  PMID: 20414736    PMCID: PMC2917667


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Member, capstone for Colin Goldfinch
Medicaid strategic planning at Group Health

2012
Member, capstone for Angela Anderson
Research code analysis for American Indian and Alaska Native communities: Using tribal sovereignty as a tool to foster health research in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

2012
Chair, dissertation committee for David Liss
Patients with chronic illness in the patient-centered medical home: Costs, use, quality and morbidity-based variation

2012
Chair, capstone for Elaine Youell
Evaluation of a medication therapy management program for enrollees of a self-funded preferred provider organization (PPO)

2011
Chair, dissertation committee for Alex Bohl
The cost implications of fall-related injuries

2011
Member, thesis committee for Vasanthi Gowri
An analysis of 30 day readmissions to an urban community hospital

2010
Member, thesis committee for Erin Hafer
Improving mental health care for safety net populations: An examination of the general assistance unemployable mental health integration pilot

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS)
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
PI:   Disis           Dates:    6/1/2013 - 5/31/2014

Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS)
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
PI:   Disis           Dates:    6/1/2012 - 5/31/2017

Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS)
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
PI:   Disis           Dates:    6/1/2011 - 5/31/2012