Paul A. Fishman

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Associate Professor, Health Services

Scientific Investigator
Group Health Cooperative


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)

Contact Info


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

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

Cost analysis; risk adjustment

Unmuessig V, Fishman PA, Vrijhoef HJ, Elissen AM, Grossman DC. Association of Controlled and Uncontrolled Hypertension With Workplace Productivity. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2015 Aug 17. doi: 10.1111/jch.12648. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 26279464

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    PMCID: PMC4094642

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

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

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

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