Hal Luft, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Institute for Health Policy Studies
+1 650 853-4821

Commentary: It's more than just the price.

Health services research

Luft HS

Smoking-Cessation Interventions After Lung Cancer Screening Guideline Change.

American journal of preventive medicine

Li J, Chung S, Martinez MC, Luft HS

Primary care physician practice styles and quality, cost, and productivity.

The American journal of managed care

Luft HS, Liang SY, Eaton LJ, Chung S

Population-based registry linkages to improve validity of electronic health record-based cancer research.

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

Thompson C, Jin A, Luft HS, Lichtensztajn DY, Allen L, Liang SY, Schumacher BT, Gomez SL

Validation of Prediction Models for Critical Care Outcomes Using Natural Language Processing of Electronic Health Record Data.

JAMA network open

Marafino BJ, Park M, Davies JM, Thombley R, Luft HS, Sing DC, Kazi DS, DeJong C, Boscardin WJ, Dean ML, Dudley RA

Beyond Consent: Building Trusting Relationships With Diverse Populations in Precision Medicine Research.

The American journal of bioethics : AJOB

Kraft SA, Cho MK, Gillespie K, Halley M, Varsava N, Ormond KE, Luft HS, Wilfond BS, Soo-Jin Lee S

Fifty Years of the Journal HSR: Informing Policy and Practice.

Health services research

Zinn J, Romano PS, DeFriese G, Shortell SM, Luft HS, Flood AB

Five Decades of HSR-By Words and Figures.

Health services research

Luft HS

Electronic Health Record Logs Indicate That Physicians Split Time Evenly Between Seeing Patients And Desktop Medicine.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Tai-Seale M, Olson CW, Li J, Chan AS, Morikawa C, Durbin M, Wang W, Luft HS

Scaling Lean in primary care: impacts on system performance.

The American journal of managed care

Hung DY, Harrison MI, Martinez MC, Luft HS

Association Between Monetary Deposits and Weight Loss in Online Commitment Contracts.

American journal of health promotion : AJHP

Lesser LI, Thompson CA, Luft HS

Evaluating the healthiness of chain-restaurant menu items using crowdsourcing: a new method.

Public health nutrition

Lesser LI, Wu L, Matthiessen TB, Luft HS

Use of Gene Expression Profiling and Chemotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Study of Linked Electronic Medical Records, Cancer Registry Data, and Genomic Data Across Two Health Care Systems.

Journal of oncology practice

Afghahi A, Mathur M, Thompson CA, Mitani A, Rigdon J, Desai M, Yu PP, de Bruin MA, Seto T, Olson C, Kenkare P, Gomez SL, Das AK, Luft HS, Sledge GW, Sing AP, Kurian AW

Effect of long-term antibiotic use on weight in adolescents with acne.

The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy

Contopoulos-Ioannidis DG, Ley C, Wang W, Ma T, Olson C, Shi X, Luft HS, Hastie T, Parsonnet J

Medicare annual preventive care visits: use increased among fee-for-service patients, but many do not participate.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Chung S, Lesser LI, Lauderdale DS, Johns NE, Palaniappan LP, Luft HS

Breast cancer treatment across health care systems: linking electronic medical records and state registry data to enable outcomes research.


Kurian AW, Mitani A, Desai M, Yu PP, Seto T, Weber SC, Olson C, Kenkare P, Gomez SL, de Bruin MA, Horst K, Belkora J, May SG, Frosch DL, Blayney DW, Luft HS, Das AK

Standardizing primary care physician panels: is age and sex good enough?

The American journal of managed care

Chung S, Eaton LJ, Luft HS

Enhancing Medicare's hospital-acquired conditions policy to encompass readmissions.

Medicare & medicaid research review

McNair PD, Luft HS

Health reform: avoiding the backlash.

Journal of health politics, policy and law

Luft HS

Becoming accountable—opportunities and obstacles for ACOs.

The New England journal of medicine

Luft HS

Physician cost profiling.

The New England journal of medicine

Luft HS, Eaton LJ

The group employed model as a foundation for health care delivery reform.

Issue brief (Commonwealth Fund)

Minott J, Helms D, Luft H, Guterman S, Weil H

Effect of physician-specific pay-for-performance incentives in a large group practice.

The American journal of managed care

Chung S, Palaniappan LP, Trujillo LM, Rubin HR, Luft HS

Does the frequency of pay-for-performance payment matter?--Experience from a randomized trial.

Health services research

Chung S, Palaniappan L, Wong E, Rubin H, Luft H

Medicare's policy not to pay for treating hospital-acquired conditions: the impact.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

McNair PD, Luft HS, Bindman AB

Economic incentives to promote innovation in healthcare delivery.

Clinical orthopaedics and related research

Luft HS

Peering into the black box: billing and insurance activities in a medical group.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Sakowski JA, Kahn JG, Kronick RG, Newman JM, Luft HS

Toward a 21st-century health care system: recommendations for health care reform.

Annals of internal medicine

Arrow K, Auerbach A, Bertko J, Brownlee S, Casalino LP, Cooper J, Crosson FJ, Enthoven A, Falcone E, Feldman RC, Fuchs VR, Garber AM, Gold MR, Goldman D, Hadfield GK, Hall MA, Horwitz RI, Hooven M, Jacobson PD, Jost TS, Kotlikoff LJ, Levin J, Levine S, Levy R, Linscott K, Luft HS, Mashal R, McFadden D, Mechanic D, Meltzer D, Newhouse JP, Noll RG, Pietzsch JB, Pizzo P, Reischauer RD, Rosenbaum S, Sage W, Schaeffer LD, Sheen E, Silber BM, Skinner J, Shortell SM, Thier SO, Tunis S, Wulsin L, Yock P, Nun GB, Bryan S, Luxenburg O, van de Ven WP

Should operations be regionalized? The empirical relation between surgical volume and mortality. 1979.

Clinical orthopaedics and related research

Luft HS, Bunker JP, Enthoven AC

Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in female breast cancer: screening rates and stage at diagnosis.

American journal of public health

Sassi F, Luft HS, Guadagnoli E

New policy on disclosures at Health Services Research.

Health services research

Luft HS, Flood AB, Escarce JJ

A comparative analysis of mandated benefit laws, 1949-2002.

Health services research

Laugesen MJ, Paul RR, Luft HS, Aubry W, Ganiats TG

Evaluating medical effectiveness for the california health benefits review program.

Health services research

Luft HS, Rappaport KM, Yelin EH, Aubry WM

From the Editors: Perspectives on turnaround time.

Health services research

Luft HS

Assessing risk-adjustment approaches under non-random selection.

Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing

Luft HS, Dudley RA

Measuring quality in modern managed care.

Health services research

Luft HS, Dudley RA

Tribute to John M. Eisenberg.

Health services research

Flood AB, Luft HS

The best of both worlds? Potential of hybrid prospective/concurrent risk adjustment.

Medical care

Dudley RA, Medlin CA, Hammann LB, Cisternas MG, Brand R, Rennie DJ, Luft HS

HMO plan performance update: an analysis of the literature, 1997-2001.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Miller RH, Luft HS

The role of perspective.

Health services research

Luft HS

It's in the air: managed care and spillover effects.

The American journal of medicine

Luft HS

What's behind the health expenditure trends?

Annual review of public health

Mehrotra A, Dudley RA, Luft HS