Tara Bishop

Tara BishopTara Bishop MD, is  a doctor and an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. She wants to improve the way we deliver healthcare in the U.S. and to make her research and the research of others in her field relevant to patients, physicians, and others in healthcare. Spending most of her time doing research, she also practices adult primary care and is involved in curriculum redesign at Weill Cornell medical school.

Her personal blog, www.tarabishopmd.com focuses on interesting research that she reads, how to make research more relevant, innovations in medical education, and being a working mom. She also very active on Twitter @tarabishopmd.

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Rothberg MB, Class J, Bishop TF, Friderici J, Kleppel R, Lindenauer PK. The Cost of Defensive Medicine on 3 Hospital Medicine Services. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Sept 14.

Bishop TF, Press MJ, Keyhani S, Pincus HA. Acceptance of insurance by psychiatrists and the implications for access to mental health care. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Dec 11.

Ryskina KL, Bishop TF. Physicians’ lack of awareness of how they are paid: implications for new models of reimbursement. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Oct 14;173(18):1745-6.

Bishop TF, Press, MJ, Mendelsohn, J, Casalino LP. Electronic Communication Improves Access, But Barriers to its Widespread Adoption Remain. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Aug;32(8):1361-7.

Rubin JB, Bishop, TF. Characteristics of paid malpractice claims settled in and out of court in the USA: a retrospective analysis. 2013; BMJ Open 2013;3:e002985.

Keyhani S, Falk R, Bishop TF, Howell E, Korenstein D. Overuse and Systems of Care: A Systematic Review. Medical Care. 2013;51(6):503-508.

Bishop, TF. Pushing the Outpatient Quality Envelope. JAMA. 2013 Apr 3;309(13):1353-4.

Rotman, S, Bishop TF. Proton Pump Inhibitor Use in the U.S. Ambulatory Setting 2002-2009. PloS One. 2013; 8(2):e56060. Epub 2013 Feb 13.

Ryan AM, Bishop TF, Shih S, Casalino LP. Small physician practices in New York needed sustained help to realize gains in quality from use of electronic health records. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jan;32(1):53-62.

Kale MS, Bishop TF, Federman AD, Keyhani S. Trends in the Overuse of Ambulatory Health Care Services in the United States. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Dec 24:1-7.

Bishop TF, Federman AD, Ross JS. Association between physician quality improvement incentives and ambulatory qualty measures. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Apr 1;18(4):e126-34.

Keyhani S, Falk R, Bishop T, Howell E, Korenstein D. The relationship between geographic variations and overuse of healthcare services: a systematic review. Med Care. 2012 Mar;50(3):257-61.

Korenstein D, Falk R, Howell EA, Bishop T, Keyhani S. Overuse of health care services in the United States: an understudied problem. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jan 23;172(2):171-8.

Bao Y, Shao H, Bishop TF, Schackman BR, Bruce ML. Innappropriate medication in a national sample of elderly patients receiving home health care. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Mar; 27(3):304-10.

Kale MS, Bishop TF, Federman AD, Keyhani S. “Top 5″ lists top $5 Billion. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Nov 14; 171(12):1117-9.

Bishop TF, Federman AD, Keyhani S. Declines in physician acceptance of Medicare and private coverage. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jun 27;171(12):1117-9.

Bishop TF, Ryan AM, Casalino LP. Paid malpractice claims for adverse events in inpatient and outpatient settings. JAMA. 2011 Jun 15;305(23):2427-31.

Bishop TF, Federman AD, Ross JS. Laboratory Test Ordering at Physician Offices with and without On-Site Laboratories. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2010 Oct;25(10):1057-63.

Bishop TF, Federman AD, Keyhani S. Physician Views on Defensive Medicine: A National Survey. Arch Intern Med. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170(12):1081-3.

Bishop TF, Klotman, P, Vladek, B, Callahan MA. The Future of Malpractice Reform. Am J Med. 2010;123(8):673-4.

Bishop TF. The halls of Congress: A physician’s views of the Hill. SGIM Forum, July 2010.

Bishop TF, Kathuria N. Economic and healthcare forces of the hospitalist movement. Mt Sinai J Med. 2008 Oct; 75(5):424-9.

Bishop TF, Morrison RS. Geriatric palliative care-Part II: Communication and Goals of Care. Clinical Geriatrics. 2007;15(2).

Bishop TF, Morrison RS. Geriatric palliative care-Part I: Pain and symptom management. Clinical Geriatrics. 2007;15(1):25-32. Correction: 2007;15(2):32.

Bishop, TF. Commentary on Identifying hospice-appropriate nursing home residents for physicians increased hospice referral and enrollment. Evidence-based medicine. 2005; 11(2): 49.

Bishop, T. A Home Visit. Ann Intern Med. 2005; 142(2): 151-2.

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