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Peter Hilsenrath, Ph.D.

Joseph M. Long Chair of Healthcare Management and Professor of Economics

Contact

Phone: 209.946.2642
Email: philsenrath@pacific.edu

Education

University of Texas, Austin, Ph.D.

University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A.

Vitae 

Peter Hilsenrath is Joseph M. Long Chair of Healthcare Management and Professor of Economics. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He was Professor and founding Department Chair of Health Management and Policy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Earlier, Dr. Hilsenrath was an Assistant and then Associate Professor at the University of Iowa, first in the College of Medicine and later in the College of Public Health. He also held faculty appointments in the Economics Department at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Additionally, Dr. Hilsenrath has held non-academic positions. He served as Chief Economist for Syfrets Managed Assets in Cape Town and was on the Research Staff at the Center for Naval Analyses in Alexandria, Virginia.

Peter teaches MBA and pharmacy courses about finance, management and economics in the health sector. He has also taught courses in international health systems, and natural resource economics. Peter's research is wide-ranging. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and reports. They include publications in medical, management and economics journals such as the American Journal of Roentgenology, the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Health Care Management Review, the American Journal of Public Health, Inquiry, the Journal of Rural Health, and Defence and Peace Economics. Many of his papers have addressed issues of efficiency in the health sector. Some have had an international focus, especially concerning South Africa and China. He has also published in the media including China Daily, China Social Sciences Today, Wall Street Journal, Business Day, Jerusalem Post, Huffington Post and Fortune. He currently serves on Editorial Boards for the Journal of Health Administration Education, Journal of Health Care Finance and Inquiry: The Journal of Medical Care Organization, Provision and Financing.

Dr. Hilsenrath has presented his work at many national and international conferences as well as in important institutions such as the Pentagon and South Africa's Parliament. He has participated on funded projects from organizations that include the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, and the U.S. Department of Education.

 

EBERHARDT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Healthcare Finance (MBA) 
Health Finance: Health Insurance (MBA)
Managerial Economics (MBA)
Comparative International Healthcare Systems (MBA) 
Healthcare Finance with Pharmacy Applications (first professional) 
Pharmacy Management and Finance (first professional) 

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH
Seminar in Public Health: Health Economics (MHA)
Finance for Health Management (MHA)
Health Economics (MHA)
Health Insurance & Managed Care (MHA)
Health Finance I (MHA)
Health Services Management (MHA)

THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Health Economics (MHA) 
Intermediate Microeconomics (MHA) 
Topics in Health Insurance (MHA) 
Managerial Finance (MHA)
Health Economics II (MHA)
Health Economics I (MHA)
Health Insurance & Managed Care (MHA) 
Advanced Topics in Managed Care (MHA) 
Case Management (MHA)
US Health Care in Global Perspective (B.A.) 
Comparative Health Systems: Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia (B.A.)
South Africa after Apartheid (B.A.)

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG
Microeconomics (B.A.) 
Macroeconomics (B.A.) 
Resource & Energy Economics (B.A.)

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN
Microeconomics (B.A.)
Macroeconomics (B.A.)

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
Microeconomics (B.A.) 

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Hilsenrath, P. "The Development of Synthetic Fuels in South Africa." Journal of Energy and Development 14(2):269-283, 1989.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Managed Care and the Reorganization of Navy Medicine." Military Medicine 155(12): 601-604, 1990.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Smith, W., Franken E., Berbaum K. and Owen D. "Analysis of the Cost Effectiveness of PACS." American Journal of Roentgenology 156:177 180, January, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Monopolistic Competition and the Health Care Sector." Health Services Management Research 4(2):82-88, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Robnett, M. and Smith W. "Assessing Hospital Radiology Productivity." Administrative Radiology 10(8):60-62, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Joseph, H. "Health Economics: Issues for South Africa." South African Journal of Economics 59(2):146-159, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Chien, R. and Rohrer, J. "Implementing EACHs and PCHs on a Statewide Basis: A Preliminary Analysis." Journal of Rural Health 7(5):618-629, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Appropriate Care and the Market for Physician Services." Journal of American Health Policy 1(4):49-51, 1992.
  • Fraser-Hill, M., Renfrew, D. and Hilsenrath, P. "Percutaneous Needle Biopsy of Musculoskeletal Lesions: Cost-Effectiveness." American Journal of Roentgenology 158:813-818, April, 1992.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Smith, W., Franken, A., Owen, D. and Chang, P. "Cost-Effectiveness of Teleradiology for Rural Hospitals." Applied Radiology 21(12):54-58, 1992.
  • Rohrer, J.E. and Hilsenrath, P.E. "The Role of the Generalist in Health Administration Education." Journal of Health Administration Education 10(3):479-490, 1992.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Stages of Growth Revisited." Development Southern Africa 10(1):101 110, 1993.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Levey, S., Weil, T.P. and Ludke, R. "Health Services Management Manpower and Educational Needs: Outlook for the Future." Journal of Health Administration Education 11(3):407-419, 1993.
  • Strauss, R. and Hilsenrath, P. "Commentary on the Cost-Effectiveness of Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation in Coronary Bypass Surgery." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 57:168-169, January, 1994.
  • Shireman, T. Hilsenrath, P., Strauss, R., Widness, J. and Mutnick, A. "Human Recombinant Erythropoietin Versus Transfusions in the Treatment of Anemia of Prematurity: A Cost-Effective Analysis." Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 148:582-588, June, 1994.
  • Vaughan, M., Hilsenrath, P. and Ludke, R. "The Economic Impact of Hospitals on a Local Economy: A Case Study in Iowa and Illinois." Health Care Management Review 19(3):34-40, 1994.
  • Fain, J., Hilsenrath, P., Strauss, R., Widness, J. and Mutnick, A. "A Cost Analysis of Erythropoieten vs. Red Blood Cell Transfusions in the Treatment of Anemia of Prematurity." Transfusion 35(11):936-943, 1995.
  • Briggs, L., Rohrer, J., Ludke, R., Hilsenrath, P. and Phillips, K. "Geographic Variation in Primary Care Visits in Iowa." Health Services Research 30(5):657 671, 1995.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Destigter, M. "Oligopsony, Health Insurance and Antitrust." Medical Group Management Journal 43(2):52-58, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Meyer, M. "Health Care Reform in South Africa: Comparisons with the United States." Development Southern Africa 13(5):759-769, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Levey, S. and O'Neill, L. "Efficiency in Management and Economics: Implications for Benchmarking." Best Practices and Benchmarking in Healthcare 2 (5): 208-213, 1997.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Investment Opportunities and Preventive Intervention in For-Profit HMOs." Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 4 (3):73-76, 1998.
  • Levey, S., Hilsenrath, P. and Hill, J. "Dilemmas in Health Management Education: Past, Present and Future." Journal of Health Administration Education 16 (1): 67-85, 1998.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Fiscal Policy Dilemmas and Health Spending in South Africa." Journal of Health and Human Services Administration 21 (3): 310-324, 1999.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Nemechek, J., Widness, J, Cordle, D. and Strauss, R. "Cost-Effectiveness of a Limited Donor Blood Program for Neonatal RBC Transfusions" Transfusion 39 (9): 938-943, 1999.
  • Rohrer, J. and Hilsenrath, P. "Client Satisfaction with Substance Abuse Treatment" Health Marketing Quarterly 17 (2): 31- 42, 1999.
  • Boysen, D. and Hilsenrath, P. "Antitrust and Physician Networks: Expansion of the Rule of Reason" Texas Journal of Rural Health 18 (3): 38-44, 2000.
  • Borders, T., Rohrer, J., Hilsenrath, P. and Ward, M. "Why Rural Residents Migrate for Family Physician Care" Journal of Rural Health 16 (4): 337-348, 2000.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Wyant, D. and Klitgaard, C. "Mobilizing Private Capital for South Africa's Rural Health Sector" Texas Journal of Rural Health 19 (1): 28-39, 2001.
  • Coyne, J. and Hilsenrath, P. "Health System Performance in South Africa vs. France: World Health Report 2000" Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies 2 (1):1-9, 2001.
  • Schneiders, S, Donham, K, Hilsenrath, P, Roy, N and Thu, K. "Certified Safe Farm: Using Health Insurance Incentives to Promote Agricultural Safety and Health" Journal of Agromedicine. 8 (1): 25-36, 2001.
  • Culica, D. Rohrer, J. Ward, M., Hilsenrath, P. and Pomrehn, P. "Medical Check-Ups: Who Doesn't Get Them?" American Journal of Public Health 92 (1): 88-91, 2002.
  • Coyne, J. and Hilsenrath, P. "Comparative Health Systems: The WHO Report 2000" American Journal of Public Health 92 (1): 30-34, 2002.
  • Alves-Dunkerson, J, Hilsenrath, P, Cress, G. and Widness, J. "Cost Analysis of Neonatal In-Line Ex Vivo Point-of-Care Monitoring" American Journal of Clinical Pathology 117 (5): 809-818, 2002.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Lykens, K. and Mains, D. "Physician Supply: An Economic and Policy Perspective" Texas Journal of Rural Health 21 (1): 16-29, 2003.
  • Nemarkommula, A., Singh, K., Lykens, K and Hilsenrath, P. "A Growing Market" Marketing Health Services Winter 23 (4):34-38, 2003. 
  • Hilsenrath, F., Trevino, F., Singh, K., and Levey, S. "An Institutional Retrospective on South African and American Health Sectors" Journal of the Academy of Business and Economics 2 (2):154-165, 2003.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Hill, J. and Levey, S. "Private Finance and Sustainable Growth of National Health Expenditures" Journal of Health Care Finance 30 (1):14-20, 2004.
  • Coustasse, A., Hilsenrath, P. and Silva, P. "The Case of South African and Chilean Health Systems: Comparison of Financial, Economic and Health Indicators" The Internet Journal of World Health and Societal Politics 2 (2) 2005.3
  • Gamber, R., Holland, S., Russo, D., Cruser, D., and Hilsenrath, P. "A Review of Cost-Effectiveness Studies of Osteopathic Medicine: Research Questions for the Future" Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 105 (8): 357-367, 2005.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Health Policy as Counterterrorism: Health Services and the Palestinians" Defence and Peace Economics 16 (5):364-374, 2005.
  • Miller, T., Hilsenrath, P., Lykens, K., McNabb, S., Moonan, P. and Weis, S. "Using Cost and Health Impacts to Prioritize the Targeted Testing of Tuberculosis in the United States" Annals of Epidemiology 16 (4):305-312, 2006.
  • Smoot, T., Hilsenrath, P. and Singh, K. "Gastric Bypass Surgery in the United States: 1998-2002" American Journal of Public Health 96 (7): 1187-1189, 2006.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Osteopathic Medicine in Transition: Postmortem of the Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas" Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 106 (9): 558-561, 2006.
  • Miller, T, Reading, J., Hilsenrath, P. and Weis, S. "What Are the Costs of Suspected But Not Reported Tuberculosis?" Annals of Epidemiology 16 (10): 777-781, 2006.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Singh, K. "Palestinian Health Institutions: Finding a Way Forward in the Wake of the Second Intifada" Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 13 (1): 1-13, 2007.
  • Buchholz, G., Coustasse, A., Hilsenrath, P. "The Chilean Pension System at 25 Years: The Evolution of a Revolution" Journal of Economic Issues 42 (3):633-647, 2008.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Wilson, F. "Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Supply in the United States" Journal of Health Care Finance 35 (1): 34-43, 2008.
  • Miller, T., Hilsenrath P., McNabb, S., Pasipanodya, J. and Weis, S. "Personal and Societal Health Quality Lost to Tuberculosis" PLoS One 4 (4) 2009: e5080.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005080.
  • Wilson, F., Stimpson, J. and Hilsenrath, P. "Gasoline Prices and Their Relationship With Rising Motorcycle Fatalities, 1990 - 2007" American Journal of Public Health 99 (10):1753-1758, 2009.
  • Miller, T., McNabb, S., Hilsenrath, P., Pasipandoya, J., Drewyer, G., and Weis, S. "The Societal Costs of Tuberculosis: Tarrant County, Texas 2002" Annals of Epidemiology 20 (1): 1-7, 2010.
  • Pasipanodya, J. McNabb, S., Hilsenrath, P., Bae, S., Lykens, K. Vecino, E. Munguia, G. Miller, T., Drewyer, G. and Weis, S. "Pulmonary Impairment after Tuberculosis and its Contribution to TB Burden" BMC Public Health 10 (259): 2-10, 2010, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/259.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Health Expenditure Efficiency: Implications for Pharmaceutical Marketing" International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing 5 (2): 118-134, 2011.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Healthcare Management Education Settings: History and Perspective" Journal of Management History 18 (4): 386-400, 2012.
  • Hilsenrath, P, Woelfel, J. Shek, A. and Ordanza, K. "Redefining the Role of the Pharmacist: Medication Therapy Management" Journal of Rural Health 28 (4):425-430, 2012.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Fischer, K. "Economic Transformation in Health Care: Implications for Rural Communities" Commentary in the Journal of Rural Health 29 (4): 337-338, 2013.
  • Zhu, P. and Hilsenrath, P. "Mergers and Acquisitions in U.S. Retail Pharmacy" Journal of Health Care Finance October/November, 2014: 1-20. Read
  • Coyne, J., Hilsenrath, P. Arbuckle, B. Kureshy, F. Vaughan, D. Grayson, D. and Saygin, T. "Triple Aim Program: Assessing its Effectiveness as a Hospital Management Tool" Hospital Topics 92 (4):88-95, 2014.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Eakin, C., and Fischer, K. "Price-Transparency and Cost Accounting: Challenges for Health Care Organizations in the Consumer-Driven Era" Inquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing 52: 2015. Read
  • Zhu, H., Wilson, F., Stimpson, J., and Hilsenrath, P. "Rising Gasoline Prices Increase New Motorcycle Sales and Fatalities" Injury Epidemiology 2 (23): 1-8, 2015. 
  • Broom, K. and Hilsenrath, P. "ACHE Member Survey: Perspectives on Graduate Health Management Education" Journal of Health Administration Education 32 (3) 2015: 341-358. Read
  • Li, H. and Hilsenrath, P., "Organization and Finance of China's Health Sector: Historical Antecedents for Macroeconomic Structural Adjustment" The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provisions, and Financing, 1-8, 2016. Read

Peer-Reviewed Technical Reports and Conference Proceedings

  • Cook, T. and Hilsenrath, P. A Comparison of Medical Manpower Costs: Military, Civil Service and Contractor. Center for Naval Analyses Research Memorandum, No. 87 72, pp. 1-A4, May 1987.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Jondrow, J., Keller, J. and Tuxbury, B. Measures of Aircraft Reliability, Maintainability and Safety: Do They Measure "System Quality?" Center for Naval Analyses Research Memorandum, No. 87-89, pp. 1-D3, June 1987.
  • Anger, T., Berg, R., Rowen, W. (Vice ADM, US Navy Retired), Thunman, N. (Vice ADM, US Navy Retired), Hilsenrath, P., Kelly J. (Captain), Kemp, D. (Captain), Vosloh, D. (Captain) and Miller, T. (Lt. Comdr.) Medical Organization Study. Center for Naval Analyses Research Memorandum, No. 89 68, pp. 1-M5, April 1989. 
  • Franken E., Smith W., Berbaum K., Owen D. and Hilsenrath P. "Planning, Expectation and Image Evaluation for PACS at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics." Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers 1234(1):236 251, 1990.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Turner, K., Franken, E. and Smith W. "An Evaluation of Indirect Patient Costs in a Rural Nebraska Hospital." Proceedings of the International Symposium on Computer and Communication Systems for Image-Guided Diagnosis and Therapy Berlin, Germany, Springer-Verlag, pp. 684-689, June, 1995.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Wyant, D. and Klitgaard, C. "Establishing a Mutual Fund for South Africa's Health Sector". Proceedings of the First International Conference on Healthcare Systems for the New Millennium, Queretaro, Mexico May 2000.
  • Hilsenrath, P and Coyne, J. "Comparative Health Systems Analysis: South Africa and France in Light of the WHO Report 2000" Proceedings of the Business and Health Administration Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, pp.1-8, March 2001.
  • Coyne, J. and Hilsenrath, P. "Comparative Health Systems: Beyond the WHO Report 2000" Proceedings of the Second International Healthcare Conference: Global Engagement in Creating Financially Viable Healthcare Systems. pp. 7-12, Ankara, Turkey, July 2002. 
  • Coustasse, A., Hilsenrath, P. and Silva, P. "Financial, Economic and Health Indicators: The Case of South Africa and Chile," in Proceedings of the Third International Healthcare Conference: Global Engagement in Creating Financially Viable Healthcare Systems, pp. 143-154, Ashish Chandra, Editor, Charleston, West Virginia, October 2004.

Non-Peer-Reviewed Technical Reports, Book Chapters and Papers

  • Hilsenrath, P. Economic Theory and the Optimal Depletion of Coal Reserves in South Africa. Occasional Paper # 3, University of the Witwatersrand Press, August, 1984.
  • Thompson, F., Brandt, L., Hilsenrath, P., Rehorst, D., Walne, G. and Schertler, J. Report by the Secretary of the Navy to the Secretary of Defense by Direction of the Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986. August, 1987.
  • Hilsenrath, P. An Evaluation of the Navy Estimate of CHAMPUS Cost Growth. Center for Naval Analyses Working Paper, November, 1987.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Uden-Holman, T.M. A Benefit-Cost Analysis of Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in Iowa. Center for Health Services Research, University of Iowa, March 1992.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Ludke, R. and Vaughan, M. Economic Impact of Hospital Spending in the Greater Quad Cities. Center for Health Services Research, University of Iowa, July 1992.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Zhang, N. Economic Impact of Hospital Spending in Iowa. Iowa Hospital Association, February, 1995.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Strategic Plan for Greater Efficiency in the Private Sector. Representative Association of Medical Schemes (RAMS) Johannesburg, November 1995.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Dahl, B. Cost Analysis of the VIA Blood Gas Monitor. VIA Medical Corporation, April 1999.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Editor, Self-Study for Accreditation. University of North Texas Health Science Center. Fort Worth, Texas. September 2001.
  • Hilsenrath, P. An Antitrust Analysis of the Specialty Bed Market: Bariatric Equipment University of North Texas Health Science Center. Fort Worth, Texas, November 2002.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses" in Mullner, R. Encyclopedia of Health Services Research, University of Illinois at Chicago and Sage Publications, May 2009.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "The MBA in Healthcare Management" in Peterson's Competitive Edge: The Graduate Business Programs Search 2012.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Fischer, K. "Healthcare Spending: Blessing or Curse?" Journal of Developing Drugs 2 (2) 2013.

Abstracts

  • Hanna, B., Fink, L., Newell, C., Hilsenrath, P., Osterhaus, J. and Smith, W. Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Sedation for Pediatric Procedures 78th Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America, 1992.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Vaughan, M and Ludke, R. Administrators in the Production of Rural Hospital Services: A Preliminary Analysis Annual Meeting of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), 1993.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Shireman, T., Fain, J., Widness, J., Strauss, R. and Mutnick, A. Economic Analysis of Erythropoietin in the Treatment of Anemia of Prematurity. Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research, 1993.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Shireman, T., Fain, J., Widness, J., Strauss, R. and Mutnick, A. The Economics of Erythropoietin vs. Transfusions for Anemic Neonates. "Hot Topics 93 in Neonatology," Washington, D.C., December, 1993.
  • Balter, S., Hilsenrath, P. and Stapleton, J. Cost Analysis of CT vs. MRI Neuroimaging for Screening of CNS Disease in AIDS. "35th ICAAC," San Francisco, September, 1995.
  • Alves-Dunkerson, J., Hilsenrath, P., Widness, J., Cress, G. and Dahl, B. Economic Analyses of a Point-of-Care Blood Gas Monitor for Neonates. "Medical Technology at The University of Iowa," Iowa City, April, 2000.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Coyne, J. Beyond the World Health Report 2000 "Institute for Operations Research and Management Science Annual Meeting" San Jose, California, November 2002.
  • Hilsenrath, P., Trevino, F., Coyne, J., Singh, K., and Levey, S. An Institutional Retrospective on the Health Sectors of South Africa and the United States "Public Health 2003: Health Systems, Development, and Equity" Cape Town, South Africa, March 2003.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Ranking Health Systems of the World: The World Health Report 2000, Judge Institute of Management, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, November 2003.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Singh, K. Bariatric Hospital Beds: A Market That Grows As We Do "Joint Meeting of the Canadian Operations Research Society and the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science" Banff, Alberta, May 2004.
  • Miller, T., Hilsenrath, P., Weis, S., Moonan, P., McNabb, S. A Standardized Tool for Assessing TB Surveillance and Action Performance and Cost Atlanta, "National TB Controllers Workshop" June 2004.
  • Miller, T., Hilsenrath, P., Lykens, K.,., McNabb, S., Moonan, P., Weis, S. How Can the United States Prioritize the Targeted Testing of Tuberculosis? Academy of Health Annual Meeting, Boston 2005.
  • Miller, T., Hilsenrath, P., McNabb, S. and Weiss, S. Economic Evaluation of Tuberculosis and Control: Special Considerations "National TB Controllers Workshop" Atlanta, June 2005.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Economic Evaluation: Cost as a Yardstick to Aid County-Level Health Program Design. American Evaluation Association Conference, Toronto, October 2005.
  • Miller, T, Pasipanodaya, J, Muniga, G., Vecino, E., Hilsenrath, P. and Weis, S. Health Quality Lost to Mild Post Tuberculosis Pulmonary Impairment Annual Meeting of the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association, Atlanta, June 2006.
  • Ngo, C.M., Carr-Lopez, S. and Hilsenrath, P. Designing and Implementing Hospital-Based Advanced Practice Experiences for Dual Degree PharmD/MBA Students Midyear Clinical Meeting for the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Anaheim California, December 2010.
  • Buchholz, G., Coustasse, A. and Hilsenrath, P. Retirement Security in Times of Financial Crisis: Can the United States Learn from Chile? Annual Meeting of the Midwest Business Administration Association, Academy of Finance, Chicago, March 2011.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Health Management Education: History and Perspectives Eighth World Congress on Health Economics, Toronto, July 2011.
  • Shek, A., Hilsenrath, P., La Mattina, C., Patel, R., Walberg, M., and Woelfel, J. Medication Therapy Management for Asthma: A Case Study in California First International Symposium on the Economics of Asthma and Asthma Care Toronto, July 2011.
  • Zhu, P. and Hilsenrath, P. Mergers and Acquisitions in Retail Pharmacy University of the Pacific Research Day, April 2014.

Book Reviews

  • Hilsenrath, P.- review of: Phillips, David R. Health and Health Care in the Third World. Hospital and Health Services Administration 36(1):154-155, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P.- review of: Eastaugh, Steven R. Health Economics: Efficiency, Quality and Equity. Journal of Health Administration Education 11(3):489-490, 1993.
  • Hilsenrath, P.- review of: Reekie, W.D. Health-Care Options for South Africa: Lessons from the UK and the USA. The Free Market Foundation, 1995. South African Journal of Economics 64(1):140 143, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P.- review of: Reekie, W.D. Prescribing the Price of Pharmaceuticals. London: The Institute of Economic Affairs, 1995. South African Journal of Economics 64(1):143-145, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P.- review of: Ellis, D. with contributions by Campbell, D., Crandall, B., Peters, C., Ruff, K., Seitz, K. and Udow, M. Technology and the Future of Health Care. Inquiry 37 (4):431-432, 2000/2001.

Newspaper, Newsletter and Magazine Contributions, Letters to Editor

  • Hilsenrath, P. "Economics in the Medical Curriculum" Iowa Medicine November p.489, 1991.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Government Can Be More Active In Promoting Growth" Business Day (Johannesburg) September 21, 1995.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Monetary Policy and Civil Society" Business Day (Johannesburg) November 2, 1995.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Weakening of the Rand Should be Welcomed" Cape Times (Cape Town) February 22, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Health Care Insurance Benefits the Rich Most" Business Day (Johannesburg) March 19, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Levey, S. "Put South Africa to Work: A Seven-Point Framework for South Africa" African Business April, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Classical Economic Prescriptions May Not Suit South Africa" Business Day (Johannesburg) June 13, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Growth, Employment and Redistribution: A Comment" Weekly Mail and Guardian June 20, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Social Concerns Factor in U.S. Election" Business Day (Johannesburg) October 14, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. and Levey, S. "South Africa Could Grow by Investing in Human Capital" Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 10, 1996.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Your Health." Money Matters (Cape Town) September, 1997.
  • Coyne, J. and Hilsenrath, P. "Coyne and Hilsenrath Respond" American Journal of Public Health 92 (7):1055, 2002. 
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Health Spending in South Africa and the Washington Consensus" Safundi: The Monthly Research Newsletter, October 2003.
  • Miller, T., Weiss, S., Moonan, P. and Hilsenrath, P. Comprehensive Cost Description of Tuberculosis Care The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 9 (4):467-468, 2005. 
  • Hilsenrath, P and McNabb, S. "Conference on the Economics of TB Prevention and Control" TB Notes (internal CDC publication) Volume 1:23-24, 2006.
  • Levey, S. and Hilsenrath, P. "Counting Health Care Costs: What Presidential Candidates Say and What They Avoid Saying" Iowa City Press-Citizen December 26, 2007.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "A Possible Health-Care Trade Off" Wall Street Journal November 19, 2009.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Washington Releases National Health Expenditure Data for 2008" The Edge - The Newsletter of the Northern California Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association March 2010.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "On Salam Fayyad, South Africa and Prospects for Peace" Jerusalem Post, January 25, 2011.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "A Prescription for Controlling Health Care Costs: Federal Research Grant Reform" Huffington Post, December 11, 2012.
  • Hilsenrath, P. Letter to the Editor "Value-Based Insurance Design and Costs" Health Affairs 33 (5) 2014.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Proposition 45: A Health Economist's Perspective" Stockton Record, October 29, 2014.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Healthcare Reform has Macroeconomic Implications" China Daily, May 19, 2015.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "Challenges on the Way to Better Public Health" China Daily, May 21, 2015.
  • Hilsenrath, P. "China's Slowdown is a Sign of Middle-Class Gains, Not a Reason to Panic" published in The Conversation, October 15, 2015 and republished in Fortune, Business Insider, and Economy Watch.

Presentations

  • "Assessment of CHAMPUS Costs." Program Resources Appraisal Division of the Office of Navy Program Planning, The Pentagon, May, 1987.
  • "Logistics and the Feasibility of Atlantic Fleet War Plans." Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Logistics, The Pentagon, July, 1988. 
  • "Economics of Picture Archiving and Communications Systems." SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering) Conference, Newport Beach, California, February, 1990.
  • "Monopolistic Competition and the Health Care Sector." Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April, 1990.
  • "Equity, Efficiency, and Restructuring Health Services in South Africa." Center for Comparative and International Studies at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, February, 1991.
  • "Monopolistic Competition and the Health Care Sector." Department of Ophthalmology at The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, May, 1991.
  • "Role of Market Mechanisms in Health Services," Jagiellonia University, Krakow, Poland, January, 1992.
  • "A Benefit-Cost Analysis of Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in Iowa." Family Planning Council of Iowa, Des Moines, IA, February, 1992.
  • "Rationing Health Care in Oregon." Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Rapids, IA, April, 1992.
  • Panelist: Forum on Socialized Medicine, College of Business Administration, University of Iowa (1992)
  • "Economic Impact of Hospital Spending in the Quad Cities." Greater Quad City Hospital Council, Aledo, Illinois, August, 1992.
  • "Health Services Management Manpower: Outlook for the Future." Iowa Society for Medical Technology, Des Moines, IA, April, 1993.
  • "Administrators in the Production of Rural Hospital Services." AUPHA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, April, 1993.
  • "Economic Impact of Hospital Spending: A Case Study." AUPHA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, April, 1993.
  • "Health Care Reform." Department of Ophthalmology at The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, June and August, 1993.
  • "An Economic Analysis of Erythropoietin in the Treatment of Anemia of Prematurity." Association of Health Services Research (AHSR) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., June, 1993.
  • "Health Care Reform: Implications for Health Care and Health Finance." Iowa Thoracic Society, Iowa City, IA, November, 1993.
  • "Cost Effectiveness of Erythropoietin vs. Transfusions for Anemic Neonates." Hot Topics in Neonatology, Washington D.C., December, 1993.
  • "Economic Impact of Hospital Spending in Iowa." Iowa Hospital Association, Des Moines, IA, November, 1994.
  • Panelist: Pricing to Prosper in Today's Health Care Environment, University of Iowa, 1994.
  • "The Role of Technology in the Health Care Sector." Ministry of Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January, 1995.
  • "An Evaluation of Indirect Patient Costs and Teleradiology in a Rural Nebraska Hospital." 9th International Symposium and Exhibition on Computer-Assisted Radiology, Berlin, Germany, June, 1995.
  • "Health Care Reform in South Africa: Comparisons with the United States." Biennial Conference of the Economic Society of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, September, 1995.
  • "Optimal Budget Deficits." Finance Committee, Parliament of South Africa, February 1996.
  • "Health Care Markets in South Africa." Reconstruction and Development (RDP) Committee, Parliament of South Africa, March 1996.
  • "The Currency Crisis and the State of the Economy." Peitermaritzburg (South Africa) Chamber of Commerce, April 1996.
  • "Health Care Markets in the United States and South Africa." D&E Health Benefits Ltd., Cape Town, South Africa, June 1996.
  • "Economics of Health Care: Issues for the Elderly." Elderly Services Agency, Iowa City, November 1997.
  • "Cost-Effectiveness of Single Donor Blood Supply" Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Annual Meeting, Washington DC, June 1998.
  • "Cost-Effectiveness of Limited Donor Blood Supply" Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Seattle, October 1998.
  • "Cost Analysis of a Point of Care Blood Gas Analyzer" Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 1999.
  • "Establishing a Mutual Fund for South Africa's Health Sector" First International Conference on Healthcare Systems for the New Millennium, Queretaro, Mexico, May 2000.
  • "Economic Analyses of a Point-of-Care Blood Gas Monitor for Neonates." Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, November 2000.
  • "Comparative Health Systems Performance Analysis: South Africa and France in Light of the WHO Report 2000" Business and Health Administration Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 2001.
  • "Global Comparisons of Health Systems: South Africa and France" Second Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, June 2001.
  • "Health Management Education and Global Health Sector Reform" Romanian Institute of Public Health, Bucharest, Romania, November 2001.
  • "Global Comparisons of Health Systems: The World Health Report 2000" National Postgraduate Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria, November 2001.
  • "International Health Systems Analysis: Beyond the World Health Report 2000" Global Engagement in Creating Financially Viable Health Care Systems held in Ankara, Turkey, July 2002.
  • "Physician Supply: An Economic and Policy Perspective" Rural Partnering: The Roadmap to Success, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, September 2002.
  • "Beyond the World Health Report 2000" Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, San Jose, California, November 2002.
  • "An Institutional Retrospective on South African and American Health Sectors" Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, October 2003.
  • "Ranking Health Systems of the World: The World Health Report 2000" Judge School of Management, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom, November 2003. 
  • "Bariatric Hospital Beds: A Market That Grows As We Do" Joint Meeting of the Canadian Operations Research Society and the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, Banff, Alberta, May 2004.
  • "A Standardized Tool for Assessing Tuberculosis Surveillance and Action Performance and Cost: Progress to June 2004" National TB Controllers Workshop, Atlanta, June 2004.
  • "Health Policy as Counterterrorism: Health Services and the Palestinians" Lisbon Conference on Defense and Security 2004, Institute of National Defense, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2004.
  • "Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of Tuberculosis Surveillance, Action and Support: Florida and Texas Models" The Surveillance, Epidemiology and Outbreak Investigations Branch, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, July 2004.
  • "Economic Aspects of Counterterrorism: Palestinian Health Infrastructure" Battelle Memorial Laboratories, Arlington, Virginia, December 2004.
  • "Gastric Bypass Surgery in the United States" Fifth Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, May 2005.
  • "Private Finance and Sustainable Growth of National Health Expenditures" Department of Health Management and Policy, Peking University, Beijing China, May 2005.
  • "The Private Finance of Health Spending and Economic Institutions" Shandong Institute of Finance, Jinan, China, May 2005.
  • "Cost as a Yardstick to Aid County Level Health Program Design" Joint Conference of the Canadian and American Evaluation Associations Toronto, October 2005.
  • "Hamas, Palestinian Health Care Institutions and Global Security Considerations" University of Arkansas School of Public Health at Little Rock, October 2006
  • "Physician Supply: Challenges for Health Management" University of the Pacific College of Business Administration, Stockton, California, February 2008.
  • "Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Supply" College of Public Health, University of Georgia, April 2008.
  • "How Better Palestinian Health Care Institutions Can Promote Peace" Technical University of Berlin, May 2008.
  • "Gasoline Prices, Motorcycle Use and Motorcycle Fatalities" 7th World Congress on Health Economics, International Health Economics Association, Beijing China July 2009.
  • Discussant, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago 2009, "Finance, Efficiency and Performance in Health Care Organizations
  • "Health Care Reform" Fairfield Bay Rotary Club, Fairfield Bay, Arkansas, August 2009.
  • Health Management Education: The MBA vs. MHA, Annual Meeting of the Association of Marketing and Health Care Research, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, February 2010.
  • "Health Insurance Reform and National Health Expenditures" North Stockton Rotary Club, Stockton, California, April 2010.
  • "US Healthcare Reform: Marketing Global Pharmaceuticals" Sixth International Conference on Health Care Systems, Zirve University, Gaziantep, Turkey, October 2010.
  • "Graduate Healthcare Management Education: Origins and Development" Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Annual Leaders Conference, Chicago, March 2011.
  • "Retirement Security in Times of Financial Crisis: Lessons for the United States from Chile" Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 2011.
  • "Graduate Healthcare Management Education: History and Perspectives" University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences" Little Rock, June 2011.
  • "Medication Therapy Management for Asthma" First International Symposium on the Economics of Asthma and Asthma Care, Toronto, July 2011.
  • "Health Management Education: History and Institutional Perspectives" Eighth World Congress on Health Economics, Toronto, July 2011.
  • Panelist, Cost Efficiency and Cost Containment: Creating a Culture of Efficiency in Production and Distribution of Healthcare offered by the California Association of Healthcare Leaders (part of the ACHE) at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, April 2012.
  • "Origins of Leading Sector Technology in South Africa: Coal-Based Synthetic Fuels and Cyanide-Based Gold Extraction" XVIth World Economic History Congress, Stellenbosch, South Africa, July 2012.
  • "Healthcare Occupations Outlook in the USA" Seventh International Conference on Healthcare Systems & Global Business Issues, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India, January 2013.
  • Panelist "Best Practices in Business Schools - What Should the Future of Business Education Look Like to Enhance Student Skills" Seventh International Conference on Healthcare Systems & Global Business Issues, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, India, January 2013.
  • Reactor: "Global Models of Strategic Management: The Triple Aim Program" Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Pre-Conference Symposium, Monterey, California, June 2013.
  • Panelist: "Global Models of Strategic Management: Building Successful Global Health Management Education Programs" Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Pre-Conference Symposium, Monterey, California, June 2013.
  • "The Triple Aim Program with Special Reference to Economics, Culture and Education" 33rd Annual Association for Marketing & Health Services Research Conference, Telluride, Colorado, February 2014.
  • Discussant "Developing Global Health Management Competencies and Capacity in Saudi Arabia" AUPHA Global Health Pre-Conference Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, June 2014.
  • Discussant "An Evidence Based Competencies and Skills Framework for Programs in Health Service Management" AUPHA Global Health Pre-Conference Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, June 2014.
  • Panelist "Health Management Education Opportunities in China" AUPHA Global Health Pre-Conference Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, June 2014.
  • "Mergers and Acquisitions in U.S. Retail Pharmacy" 13th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management and Policy, Athens, Greece, June 2014.
  • "Methodological Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions Research in Retail Pharmacy" Comprehensive Cancer Center Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Facility, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama College of Medicine, Birmingham, November 2014.
  • "The MBA vs. MHA: A Survey of Members of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)" Shandong University Center for Health Management and Policy, Jinan, China, April 2015.
  • "Obamacare: Health Insurance Reform in the United States" Shandong University Center for Health Management and Policy, Jinan, China, April 2015.
  • "Health Policy as Counterterrorism: Hamas and the Palestinians" Shandong University Center for Health Management and Policy, Jinan, China, May 2015.
  • "Marketing of Pharmaceuticals" Shandong University Center for Health Management and Policy, Jinan, China, May 2015.
  • "Mergers and Acquisitions in US Retail Pharmacy" Shandong University Center for Health Management and Policy, Jinan, China, May 2015.
  • "South Africa's Natural Resource-Based Economy: Technology, Capabilities, and Path Dependency" Pacific World History Institute Meeting, San Francisco, May 2016.
  • "Precautionary Savings: Health Insurance & Macroeconomic Structural Adjustment in China" The 6th International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy, Jerusalem, May 2016.
  • "A Fraught Public-Private Partnership and the Evolution of Health Services in China" AUPHA Global Health Pre-Conference Symposium, Kansas City, June 2016.
 

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