Sudha Xirasagar, MBBS, PhD

University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health
Dept of Health Services Policy and Management
800 Sumter Street, Room 116
Columbia, SC
USA 29208

Disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have had significant researc experience both scholarly publications and sponsored research in quality of care research. A partial list of my publications in this area is provided below: 2. Lin H.C. Xirasagar, S., Chen, C.H., Hwang, Y.T. 2008. Physician Case Volume of ICU Pneumonia Admissions and In-hospital Mortality. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 177(9):989-94. 6. Lien, H.C., Xirasagar, S., Lin, H.C. Hwang, Y.T. 2008. Does Physicians’ Case Volume Impact Inpatient Care Costs for Pneumonia Cases? Journal of General Internal Medicine. 23(3):304-9. 7. Lin H.C., Xirasagar, S., Lee H.C., Tsao N.W., Hwang Y.T. 2008. Volume-Outcome Relationships in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Outcomes: 5-year Major Cardiovascular Event Outcomes. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 135(4):923-30. Lin H.C., Xirasagar, S., Chen, C.H., Lee, H.C. 2007. Association Between Physician Volume and Hospitalization Costs for Patients with Stroke in Taiwan: A nation-wide Population-based Study.. Stroke. 38 (5):1565-1569. Lin, H.C., Xirasagar, S. Liu, T.C.. 2007. Doctors’ Obstetric Experience and Cesarean Section (CS); Does Increasing Delivery Volume Result in Lower Cesarean Likelihood? Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 13(6):954-57. Xirasagar, S. , Samuels, M.E., Stoskopf, C.H. 2005. Physician Leadership Styles and Effectiveness: An Empirical Study. Medical Care Research and Review. 62(6); 720-740. Lin, H.C., Xirasagar, S., Laditka, J.N. 2004. Patient Perceptions of Service Quality in Group Versus Solo Practice Clinics. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 16(6): 437-445.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

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