Publications

Papers

1. Riddell TJ, Solon O, Quimbo SA, Tan CM, Butrick E, Peabody JW. “Elevated Blood Levels among Children Living in the Rural Philippines”, Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2007;85(9):649-732. Abstract

2. Solon O, Riddell TJ, Quimbo SA, Butrick E, Aylward GP, Bacate ML, Peabody JW. “Associations Between Cognitive Function, Blood Lead Concentration, and Nutrition Among Children in the Central Philippines”, The Journal of Pediatrics 2008;152(2):237-243.e1. Abstract

3. Shimkhada R, Peabody JW, Quimbo S, Solon O. “The Quality Improvement Demonstration Study: An Example of Evidence-Based Policy-Making in Practice”. Health Research Policy and Systems 2008 Mar 25;6:5. Abstract

4. Quimbo SA, Peabody JW, Shimkhada R, Woo K, Solon O. “Should we have confidence if a Physician is Accredited? A Study of the Relative Impacts of Accreditation and Insurance Payments on Quality of Care in the Philippines”, Social Science and Medicine 2008 Aug;67(4):505-10.

5. Quimbo S, Florentino J, Shimkhada R, Panelo C, Solon O, Peabody JW. “The Under-Utilization of Social Insurance Among the Poor through Improved Awareness: Evidence from the Philippines”. PLoS One 3(10): e3379.

6. Solon O, Peabody JW, Woo K, Quimbo SA, Florentino J, Shimkhada R. “An Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Policy Navigators to Improve Access to Care for The Poor in the Philippines” Health Policy 92 (2009) 89–95.

7. Kraft AD, Quimbo S, Solon O, Shimkhada R, Florentino J, Peabody JW. “The Health and Cost Impact of Care Delay and the Experimental Impact of Insurance on Reducing Delays,” Journal of Pediatrics Vol. 155, No. 2, August 2009.

8. Solon O, Woo K, Quimbo SA, Peabody JW, Florentino J, Shimkhada R. “A Novel Method for Measuring Health Care System Performance: Experience from QIDS in the Philippines,” Health Policy and Planning 2009; 24: 167–174.

9. James C, Peabody JW, Solon O, Quimbo S, Hanson K. “An Unhealthy Public Private Tension: The Impact of Physician Pharmacy Ownership on Prescribing Practices and Patient Spending,” Health Affairs 2009; 28:1022-1033

10. Panelo C, Shimkhada R, Solon O, Quimbo S, Florentino J, Peabody JW. “Understanding Predictors of Postdischarge Deaths: A Prospective Evaluation of Children under 5 years Discharged from Philippine District Hospitals,” Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Aug 17 2009; vol. 1.

11. Peabody JW, Florentino J, Shimkhada R, Solon O, Quimbo S. “Quality Variations and its Impact on Costs and Satisfaction: Evidence from the QIDS Study,” Medical Care. Vol 48, Number 1 January 2010

12. Quimbo S, Peabody JW, Shimkhada R, Solon O. “Evidence of a Causal Link Between Health Outcomes, Insurance Coverage and a Policy to Expand Access: Experimental Data from Children in the Philippines,” Health Economics Jun 9 2010 eprint ahead of publication, May 2011 Vol. 20(5).

13. Quimbo SA, Peabody JW, Javier X, Shimkhada R, Solon O. “Pushing on a String: How Policy Might Encourage Private Doctors to Compete with the Public Sector on the Basis of Quality,” Journal of Economic Letters 110 (2011) 101–103 December 2010

14. Peabody JW, Quimbo S, Florentino J, Bacate MF, Woo K, Shimkhada R, Solon O. “Financial incentives and measurement improved physicians’ quality of care in the Philippines” Health Affairs 30, no.4 ( April 2011):773-781

15. Butrick E, Peabody JW, Solon O, DeSalvo KB, Quimbo SA. “A Comparison of Biomarkers and General Self Reported Health Status from the Quality Improvement Demonstration Study,” Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health . published online 15 December 2010

16. Peabody JW, Shimkhada R, Quimbo SA, Solon O. “Linkage between Incentive Payments and Health Outcomes In a Pay for Performance Program: Experimental Data from the Philippines,” Journal of Health Policy and Planning (under review).

17. James C, Hanson K, Peabody JW, Solon O. “Public Hospital Care: Equal for All or Equal for Some?” Health Economics (under review).

18. James C, Hanson K, Solon O, Peabody JW. “Do Doctors Provide Little or Too Much Care? Which Matters More?” Journal of Health Policy and Planning (submitted).

19. Peabody JW, Quimbo SA, Jamison D, Shimkhada R, Solon O. “Universal Coverage or Better Quality?: Comparative Policy Effectiveness in a Developing Country”. In progress

Abstracts

Abstracts Published

1. Butrick E, Peabody JW, Solon O, Quimbo SA. “Does Giving Health Insurance Increase Utilization? A Model for Predicting Utilization in Public Hospitals in Rural Areas of the Philippines,” Global Health Forum, Cairo, Egypt, January 31, 2005.

2. Peabody JW, Solon O, Quimbo SA, Elwell K. “Measuring Quality of Care in District Hospitals: Monitoring Policy Change in the Central Philippines,” International Forum on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Barcelona, Spain, April 18 – 20, 2007.

3. Peabody JW, Yee K, Valera M, Solon O, Quimbo SA. “A Randomized Policy Experiment in the Philippines,” Forum 11, Beijing, China, October 29, 2007 – November 2, 2007. (poster)

4. Solon O, Riddell TJ, Quimbo SA, Butrick E, Aylward GP, Bacate ML, Peabody JW. “The Impact of Folate on Cognitive Decline Due to Lead Poisoning: A Study of Children in the Central Philippines,” Unite For Sight 5th Annual International Health Conference, New Haven, Connecticut, April 12 – 13, 2008.

5. Peabody J, Solon O, Quimbo SA, Woo K, Shimkhada R. “Are Quality Bonuses Effective? Evidence from Selected Philippine Public Hospitals.” International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. Paris, April 23-25, 2008.

6. Shimkhada R, Peabody JW, Solon O, Quimbo SA. “The Quality Improvement Demonstration Study (QIDS): Evidence-Based Policy-Making in Practice in the Philippines,” Evidence Soup for the Policy-Maker’s Soul, University of British Columbia Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Vancouver, Canada, March 4-5, 2008.

7. Kraft AD, Quimbo S, Solon O, Shimkhada R, Florentino J, Peabody JW. “The Health and Cost Impact of Care Delay and the Experimental Impact of Insurance in Reducing These Delays in Children,” Unite For Sight 6th Annual International Health Conference, New Haven, Connecticut, April, 2009.

Conference Abstracts/ Presentations

8. Quimbo SA. “Quality of Care and Provider Payment.” Scientific Symposium of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Manila, Philippines, February 23, 2006.

9. Quimbo SA. “Linking Quality of Care with Provider Payment.” University of the Philippines School of Economics Friday Seminar Series, Quezon City, Philippines, March 10, 2006.

10. Solon O, Peabody JW, Quimbo SA, Butrick E, Tan C, Florentino J, Riddell T, Strand J, Marcaida R. “Results from QIDS: An unanticipated finding of lead exposure in children 5 and younger.” Second National conference on Population Health and Environment, Cebu, Philippines, March 16, 2006.

11. Peabody JW. “Quality of Care in District Hospitals: Findings from the QIDS Baseline Survey.” University of the Philippines School of Economics Friday Seminar Series, Quezon City, Philippines, August 26, 2006.

12. Peabody JW, Solon O, Butrick E, De Salvo K, Quimbo SA. “Health Status of Filipino Children: Biologic and Subjective Measures Used in the Quality Improvement Demonstration Study (QIDS).” Population Association of America Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 2006.

13. Quimbo SA, Peabody JW, Solon O. “Linking Quality of Care and Provider Payment: Findings from Central Philippines,” International Forum on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Barcelona, Spain, April 18 – 20, 2007.

14. Solon O, Quimbo SA, Peabody JW. “Provider Payments and Quality of Care: Will Bonuses Work?” International Conference on Global Health, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2007 – June 1, 2007.

15. Quimbo SA, Yee K, Solon O, Peabody JW. “Improving Access to Care for Indigent Children: Increasing Enrollment in the Phil Health Indigent Program,” Forum 11, Beijing, China, October 29, 2007 – November 2, 2007.

16. Peabody JW. “A Method for Institutionalizing Quality into the Health Care System of a Developing Country: The Experience with Q* from QIDS in the Philippines,” Conference on Quality in Health Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Manila, Philippines, October 25, 2007.

17. Solon O, Peabody J, Quimbo SA, Shimkhada R, Florentino J. “How Will Expanded Insurance Benefits and Quality Improvements Change Patient Behavior?” Philippine Economic Society Conference. Manila, November 14-16, 2007.

18. Quimbo SA, Peabody JW, Shimkhada R, Yee K, Solon O. “Provider Accreditation: Is it Necessary and/or Sufficient?” 7th International Conference on Health Economics, Management and Policy, Athens, Greece, July 10-13 2008.

19. James C, Hanson K, Solon O, Quimbo S, Peabody JW. “Public Hospital Care: Equal for All of equal for Some?” 2008 joint meeting of the UK Health Economists’ Study Group & the Nordic Health Economists’ Study Group, University of Aberdeen, August 27-29, 2008.

20. Kraft AD. “Insurance Access Interventions and Delay in Care Seeking,” University of the Philippines School of Economics Friday Seminar Series, Quezon City, Philippines September 26, 2008.

21. James C, Peabody JW, Solon O, Quimbo S, Hanson K. “An Unhealthy Public Private Tension: The Impact of Physician Pharmacy Ownership on Prescribing Practices and Patient Spending,” China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing, November 7-8, 2008.

22. Valera M. “Quality Improvement Demonstration Study: The Effect of a Bonus Scheme on Physician Satisfaction,” Provider Payment in Asia Pacific, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University, Beijing, November 7-8, 2008.

23. Kraft AD, Quimbo S, Solon O, Shimkhada R, Florentino J, Peabody JW. “’Insurance Access Interventions and Delays in Health Seeking,” The Philippine Economic Society 46th Annual Meeting, Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila, November 14, 2008.

24. Panelo C, Shimkhada R, Solon O, Quimbo S, Florentino J, Peabody JW. “Understanding Predictors of Postdischarge Deaths: A Prospective Evaluation of Children under 5 years Discharged from Philippine District Hospitals,” 12th Annual Scientific Conference of ICDDR,B, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 9-12, 2009.

Abstracts Submitted

25. Quimbo SA, Solon O, Butrick E, Peabody JW. “Where women give birth and why it matters: Findings from the Philippines,” Global Health Forum, Cairo, Egypt, January 31, 2005.

26. Peabody JW, Quimbo SA, Butrick E, Solon O. “Variations in Quality of Care: A look at public and private physician performance in the Visayas region of the Philippines,” Global Health Forum, Cairo, Egypt, January 31, 2005.

27. Solon O, Quimbo SA, Butrick E, Peabody JW. “Can Health Insurance Improve Access to Care? Initial Findings from the Quality Improvement Demonstration Study,” Global Health Forum, Cairo, Egypt, January 31, 2005.

28. Solon O, Quimbo SA, Bacate M, Florentino J, Peabody JW. “Examining Differences in Public versus Private Physician Performance in the Central Philippines,” International Forum on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Barcelona, Spain, April 18 – 20, 2007.

29. Domingo S, Moderator. “The Quality Improvement Demonstration Study (QIDS): An Assessment of Major Policy Reforms and Their Impact on the Health of Filipino Children,” International Conference on Global Health, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2007 – June 1, 2007.

30. Villaverde M, Peabody JW, Quimbo SA, Solon O. “Assessment of Health Status of Filipino Children,” International Conference on Global Health, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2007 – June 1, 2007.

31. Peabody JW, Elwell K, Solon O, Quimbo SA. “A Randomized Policy Experiment in the Philippines,” International Conference on Global Health, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2007 – June 1, 2007.

32. Quimbo SA, Solon O, Peabody JW. “An Evaluation of Expanded Health Insurance,” International Conference on Global Health, Washington, D.C., May 29, 2007 – June 1, 2007.

33. Peabody JW, Solon O, Riddell TJ, Quimbo SA, Butrick E, Aylward GP, Bacate ML. “Associations Between Cognitive Function, Blood Lead Concentration, and Nutrition Among Children in the Central Philippines,” American Academy of Pediatrics 2007 National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, October 26 – 30, 2007.

34. Solon O, Peabody JW, Quimbo S, Shimkhada R. “Do Increases in Quality in the Public Sector Lead to Changes in Quality of Private Providers? Evidence from Selected Philippine Public Hospitals,” International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care, Berlin, March 17-19, 2009.

35. Quimbo S, Peabody JW, Shimkhada R, Solon O, Florentino J, Javier X. “Experimental Evidence of Health Benefits from Health Insurance Expansion,” International Conference on Global Health, Washington, D.C., May 27, 2009 – May 31, 2009.