Ph.D., Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2002. B.A., Economics, Baylor University, 1997.
Physician organizations; physician incentives and learning; prescription drugs and medical devices; hospital competition under managed care.
Pfizer Inc; Wolters Kluwer Health
Physician-hospital gainsharing; physician decisionmaking; diffusion of drug-eluting stents; Medicare Part D.
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2005-present; Previous appointments: Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Management and Policy, University of California, Berkeley, and University of California, San Francisco, 2002-2004.
Recent Professional Awards
Principal Investigator, R01, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. "Hospital-Physician Gainsharing." $484k.
Saif Rathore, Jonathan Ketcham, G. Caleb Alexander, Andrew Epstein. 2009. "Influence of Patient Race on Physician Prescribing Decisions: A Randomized On-line Experiment." Journal of General Internal Medicine,24(11): 1183-91.
Jonathan Ketcham, Karen Lutfey, Eric Gerstenberger, Carol Link and John McKinlay. 2009. "Physician Clinical Information Technology and Health Care Disparities." Medical Care Research and Review, 66: 658-681.
Jonathan Ketcham and Kosali Simon. 2008. "Medicare Part D's Effects on Elderly Drug Costs and Utilization." American Journal of Managed Care, 14(11): SP14-22. Previously NBER working paper #14326.
Jonathan Ketcham and Jeffrey Ngai. 2008. "How Similar are States' Medicaid Preferred Drug Lists?" American Journal of Managed Care, 14(11): SP46-52.
Andrew Epstein, Saif Rathore, G. Caleb Alexander, and Jonathan Ketcham. 2008. "Primary Care Physicians' Views on Medicare Part D." American Journal of Managed Care, 14(11): SP5-13.
Jonathan Ketcham and Michael Furukawa. 2008. "Hospital-Physician Gainsharing in Cardiology." Health Affairs 27(3): 803-812.
Glenn Melnick and Jonathan Ketcham. 2008. "Have HMOs Broadened their Hospital Networks: Changes in HMO Hospital Networks in California, 1999-2003." Medical Care 46(3): 339-342.
Jonathan Ketcham and Andrew Epstein. 2008. "Medicaid Preferred Drug Lists' Costs to Physicians." Medical Care 46(1): 9-16.
Michael Furukawa, Jonathan Ketcham and Mary Rimsza. 2007. "Physician Practice Revenues and Use of Information Technology in Patient Care." Medical Care. 45(2): 168-176.
Jonathan Ketcham, Laurence Baker, and Donna MacIsaac. 2007. "Physician practice size and variations in treatments and outcomes: Evidence from Medicare patients with acute myocardial infarction." Health Affairs. 26(1): 195-205.
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HSM 512 - Healthcare Economics
Economics of production and distribution of healthcare services, with special emphasis on the impact of regulation, competition, and economic incentives.
HSM 590 - Reading and Conference
Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments. Course may include such assignments as intensive reading in a specialized area, writing a synthesis of literature on a specified topic, or writing a literature review of a topic.