Author Archives: Zhiqiu (Qiuqiu) Ye

About Zhiqiu (Qiuqiu) Ye

Zhiqiu Ye is a PhD student in Health Services Research & Policy Analysis at the University of Rochester, Department of Public Health Sciences. Zhiqiu graduated from Shandong University in China with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, and has worked in a tertiary care hospital in Shandong as a registered nurse. Zhiqiu’s research interests include care transitions for the elderly, patient safety in hospitals and nursing homes, and public reporting.

Feasibility of MDS 3.0 in Constructing Meaningful End-of-Life Quality Measures

Since the launch of Nursing Home Compare (NHC) in 2002, consumers have had access to information about the quality of care provided by most nursing homes (NHs) throughout the country. The intention is to help consumers distinguish among NHs and motivate informed decision making based on quality. For NHC to be useful, the quality measures… Read More »

Racial Disparities in Ambulatory Care Sensitive Admissions

Using 2003-2009 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) hospital discharge data from 6 geographically and demographically diverse states, Mukamel and colleagues found that African Americans continue to experience poorer quality primary care, especially for chronic conditions.