Mei  Zhao

Chair / Professor • Ph.D

Health Administration • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Health Finance, Health Economics, Quality of Health Care

Education

Ph.D. in Health Services Organizations and Research - 2004
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
 

 

Certificate of Preparation for Future Faculty Professions - 2003
School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
 

 

Master of Biostatistics in Health Services Research and Policy - 1999
School of Public Health, Shandong Medical University, Jinan, China
 

 

Diploma of Medicine in Public Health -1992
School of Public Health, Shandong Medical University, Jinan, China
 

Biography

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida
1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2673
Phone: (904) 620-1444, Facsimile: (904) 620-1035
E-Mail: mzhao@unf.edu

 

 

TEACHING AREAS

 

HSA4111: US Health Care System

HSA4170: Health Care Finance

HSA4955: Seminar in International Health

 

HSA5177: Healthcare Finance

HSA6435: Health Economics

HSA6196: Quantitative Analysis in Health Care Services

HSA6958: Study Abroad Healthcare



 

Awards

  1. Sabbatical Recipient of UNF in 2016-2017: Collaborative research in University of Tasmania, Australia

 2.    City of Jacksonville Mayor’s Asian American Association Board (MAAAB) Outstanding           Community Service Award, May, 2015.

 3.    Outstanding Leadership 2012 Education Award. Women of Color Culture Foundation,           September, 2012

 4.    2010-2011 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards. University of North Florida,         2011.

 5.    2008-2009 Outstanding International Leadership award (at the Assistant Professor /           Instructor rank). University of North Florida, 2009.

 6.    James Begun Award for dissertation excellence, received from School of Allied Health         Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, May 2005.

 7.    A.D. Williams Award for Graduate Research Fellowship received from School of Allied           Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, August 2000 to June 2002.

 8.    Shandong Province Award for Health Policy Research, School of Public Health,                     Shandong Medical University, Jinan, China, September 2001.

Affiliations

Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy

 

The Association of University Programs in Health Administration

 

Jacksonville Chinese Association (JCA): 2010-present
 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

  1. 2017.1-2017.12 Shandong University Foundation, China. Global Health Certification Program for Shandong University Training Grant (Principal Investigator, $107,638.17)

 2.    2017.6-2018.9  University of North Florida, Summer Proposal Development Grant:             Health Information Technology (IT) and Hospital Performance: Are They Related?               (Principal Investigator, $7,500)

 3.2017.1-2017.6  University of North Florida, International Health Certificate Grant: (Principal Investigator, $4,000)

 4. 2016.8-2017.6  University of North Florida, Undergraduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in Hungary.” (Principal Investigator, $15,000. Rob Haley and Mei Zhao)

 5. 2015.1-2015.6  University of North Florida, International Health Certificate Grant: (Principal Investigator, $4,000)

 6. 2014.5-2015.8  University of North Florida, Brooks College of Health, Health Administration Drewa Professorship Research Grant: Hospital-value-based Purchasing (HVBP) and Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs): Are Hospitals Ready? (Principal Investigator, $5,000)

 7. 2014.3-2015.6 University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “The Transformation of the German Healthcare System: A Model for US Healthcare Reform.” (Co-Investigator, $7,500. Rob Haley and Mei Zhao)

 8. 2013.12-2014.12   University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to Taiwan ($2,500)

 9. 2012.6-2013.9  University of North Florida, Summer Proposal Development Grant: Can value-based-purchasing (VBP) improve hospital quality of care? (Principal Investigator, $7,500)

 10. 2012.9-2013.5: University of North Florida, Center for Instruction and Research Technology (CIRT) Teaching Online Seminar (TOL6100) Grants ($4,000)

 11. 2012.1-2013.6  University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Government-Sponsored Health Insurance Programs: the Hong Kong and Macau Experience.” (Principal Investigator, $12,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)

 12. 2011.12.10 - 2011.12.31 Visiting Scholar Research Grant.  Center for Health Management and Policy.  Shandong University ($3,500), Shandong, China.

 13. 2009.12-2010.12   University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to China. ($2,500)

 14. 2008.1-2009.6  University of North Florida, Undergraduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in China: The Qingdao Experience.” (Principal Investigator, $30,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)

 15. 2008.1-2009.6  University of North Florida, Graduate Transformational Learning Opportunities Award, “Public Health: Health Care and Culture in China: The Qingdao Experience.” (Principal Investigator, $5,000. Mei Zhao and Rob Haley)

 16. 2008.6-2009.9  University of North Florida, Summer Proposal Development Grant: What are the factors that influence the utilization, expenditure, and outcome of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the U.S.? (Principal Investigator, $7,500. Mei Zhao, JoAnn Nolin, and Rob Haley)

 17. 2006.7-2009.6  University of North Florida, College of Health Brooks Research Grants, “Nursing Home Financial Condition and Quality” (Principal Investigator, $54,000)

 18. 2006. 11-2007.12  University of North Florida, College of Health Research Grant, “What is the Prevalence and Cost of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine for Rehabilitative Services in China?” (Co-Investigator, $3,000. Rob Haley, JoAnn Nolin, Mei Zhao, and Kerry Dunning)

 19. 2006.12-2007.12   University of North Florida, International Faculty Grant Proposal for travel to China. ($1,500)

 20. 2004.8-2005.9   Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), “Hospital Finances   and the Quality of Hospital Care”, Collaborate with Virginia Commonwealth University (subcontractor, $12,747)

 21. 1997.7-1999.6 World Health Organization (WHO), “Assessment of Maternal and Infant Insurance Scheme in China,” (Co-investigator, $30,000)

Grants under Review and in Progress

 1. Zhao, M., D. Rob Haley, Hamadi, H., Park, S. Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Non-Urgent Emergency Room (ER) Use was submitted to Florida Blue Foundation in September 2017.

2. Spaulding, A., Zhao, M., Wan, T.T. Health Information Technology (HIT) and Hospital Performance: A Longitudinal Study submitted to National Institute of Health (NIH) R01 PA-14-291 in May, 2017 (Co-Principal Investigator, $1.07million)

 3. Spaulding, A., Zhao, M., Sun, Q. Smart Medical Health Management toward Improved Hypertension Care within China ($250,000). In progress. Will be submitted to National Institute of Health (NIH) in August, 2017.

 4. Zhao, M., White-Williams, C., Haley, D.R. Leadership, Innovation, Resident Safety, and Financial Performance in Long Term Care submitted to AHRQ in April, 2015. (Not funded. Principal Investigator, $1,480,000)

 5. Harrison, Jeffrey P., Principal Investigator, (2013-2015).  Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare. AHRQ/NIH grant application 1RO1HS022532-01 currently under review.  (Not funded. $1,250,000). Zhao, M. Co-PI.

6. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use in Treatment of Stroke Patients submitted to NIH’s Fogarty International Center for Review on September 29, 2010. (Not funded. PI. Mei Zhao, Michelle Boling, D. Rob Haley, JoAnn M. Nolin, Ya Fang, Hongying Jia, Qiangsan Sun)

Publications & Presentations

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

 

Refereed, Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 

  1. Hamadi, H.Y., Spaulding, A, Haley. D.R., Zhao, M Does value-based purchasing affect U.S. hospital utilization pattern: a comparative study. International Journal of Healthcare Management, forthcoming

 

  1. D.R., Hamadi, H.Y., Zhao, M., Xu, J., Wang, Y. *, (Forthcoming 2017) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing: The Association between Patient Experience and Clinical Outcome. Health Care Manager.

 

  1. Spaulding, A; Choate, S., Hamadi, H, Zhao, M. Value Based Purchasing and Hospitalists. Journal of Healthcare Management forthcoming.

 

  1. Hamadi, H,Y., Spaulding, A., Haley, D.R., Zhao, M., Zakari, N., Tafili, A. *, (Forthcoming 2017) Does Value-Based Purchasing Affect Hospital Utilization Pattern: A Comparative Study. International Journal of Healthcare Management forthcoming.

 

  1. Chen LS, Li M, Talwar D, Xu L, Zhao M. Chinese Americans' Views and Use of

Family Health History: A Qualitative Study. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 20;11(9):e0162706.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162706. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27649411;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5029932.

 

  1. Spaulding, A., Edwardson, N., Zhao, M. (2016). Variation in Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Performance: Do organizational and market characteristics matter? Journal of Healthcare Management, forthcoming.

 

  1. Lei-Shih Chen1, Qian Ji, Shixi Zhao, Mei Zhao (2016). Family Health History and Mate Selection: A Qualitative Study of Chinese Americans’ Views. Global Journal of Anthropology Research, 2016, 03.02.03 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15379/2410-2806.2016.03.02.03

 

  1. Haley, R., Zhao, M., Spaulding, A. (2016). Hospital Value-Based Purchasing and Readmissions: Are Hospitals Ready? Nursing Economic$, 34(3):110-116.

 

  1. Haley, R., Zhao, M., Spaulding, A., Hamadi, H. (2015). Hospital Characteristics and Their Impact on Value-Based Purchasing. Austin J Public Health Epidemiology. 2015; 2(3): 1026.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Sun, Q, Haley, R. Wei, X, Fowler, Feng, C. J. (2015) Hospital Efficiency in China: The Impact of Location and Hospital Ownership Level. AIMS International Journal of Management, 9 (3): 2015, 231-243.

 

  1. Aaron Spaulding, Hanadi Hamadi, D. Rob Haley, Mei Zhao, Clark (Moody) McCall. (2015). Perceptions of the Changing Healthcare Environment: A Florida Perspective. Florida Public Health Review, 12, 49-57.

 

  1. Liu, X., Oetjen, D.M., Oetjen, R.M., Zhao, M., Ozcan, Y.A., Ge, Li. (2015) The Efficiency of Ophthalmic Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs), The Journal of medical practice management, 31 (1): 20-25

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, R., Spaulding, A., Balogh, H. (2015).  Value-Based-Purchasing, Efficiency, and Hospital Performance. The health care manager 34 (1), 4-13, 2015

 

  1. Spaulding, A. Zhao, M., Haley, R. Does Paying for Performance Work? Health Policy. 2014 Dec;118(3):413-21. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.10.003. Epub 2014 Oct 16.

 

  1. Spaulding, A., Haley, D.R., Zhao, M. (2014). Highly Self-Efficacious or Simply Delusional? International Journal of Health Sciences, 2(1): 01–17.

 

  1. Sun, Q, Zhao, M., Haley, R., Wei, X. (2014). Hospital Performance in China: Do Location and Hospital Level Matter? Nursing Economic$, 32(3):148-156.

 

  1. Chen LS, Zhao M, Zhou Q, Xu L. “Chinese Americans' views of prenatal genetic testing in the genomic era: a qualitative study” (2012). Clinical Genetics.  2012;82(1):22–27.

 

  1. Clement JP, Bazzoli GJ, Zhao M. (2012). Nursing Home Price and Quality Responses to

Publicly Reported Quality Information. Health Services Research. 2012 Feb;47(1 Pt 1):86-105.

 

  1. Zhao, M. & Haley, D.R. (2011). Nursing Home Quality, Staffing, and Malpractice Paid-loss. Journal of Health Care Finance, 38 (1):1-10.

 

  1. Oetjen, RM; Zhao, M; Darren Liu; Carretta, HJ (2011). “Nursing Home Safety: Does Financial Performance Matter?”  Journal of Health Care Finance, 37(3):51-61.

 

  1. Nolin, J., Daly, M.A, Haley, D.R., Zhao, M (2010). Cultivating an international academic relationship:  The China experience. The Journal of Health Administration Education. Vol. 27 (2): 99-112.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, R., Oetjen, RM, Carretta H.(2010). “Malpractice Paid-Losses and Financial Performance of Nursing Homes” Health Care Management Review, 36 (1):78-85.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Oetjen, RM, Nolin, J, & Carretta (2010). HJ. Nursing Home Quality: Does Financial Performance Matter? International Journal of Public Policy, 5(2/3): 143-159.

 

  1. Harrison, Jeffrey P., Lambiase, Louis, and Mei Zhao (2010). Organizational Factors Associated with Quality of Care in US Teaching Hospitals. Journal of Health Care Finance, 36 (3):1-12.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, Wang, J., Sun, QS. (2009). “Utilization, Cost, Payment, and Patient Satisfaction of Rehabilitative Services in Shandong, China” Health Policy, 93(1):21-6.

 

  1. Chukmaitov, A, Bazzoli, GJ, Harless, DW, Hurley, RE, Devers, KJ, Zhao, M. (2009). Variations in Inpatient Mortality among Hospitals in Different System Types, 1995 – 2000. Medical Care, 47 (4)466-73.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Bazzoli, GJ, Clement, JP, Lindrooth, RC, Nolin, J, & Chukmaitov, A. (2008).

Hospital staffing decisions: Does financial performance matter? Inquiry, 45:293-307.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, Wang, J., & Sun, QS. (2008). Serving billions: A pilot study on clinician perceived efficacy of rehabilitative services in China. The Health Care Manager Issue 27:(3) 252-258.

 

  1. Haley, R, Zhao, M., Nolin, J, Dunning, K, & Sun, Q. (2008). Five myths of the China healthcare system. The Health Care Manager, 27(2),147-158.

 

  1. Clement, JP, Valdmanis, V, Bazzoli, GJ, Zhao, M., & Chukmaitov, A. (2008). Hospital finance       and mortality – a DEA analysis. Health Care Management Science, 11, 67-77.

 

  1. Bazzoli, GJ, Chen, HF, Zhao, M., & Lindrooth (2007). Hospital financial condition and the quality of patient care. Health Economics, Dec 21 2007 DOI: 10.1002/hec.1311.

 

  1. Bazzoli, GJ, Lindrooth, RC, Clement, JP, Zhao, M., & Chukmaitov, A. (2006). Did the strong get stronger and the weak get weaker: Examining changes in hospital financial condition. Journal of Health Care Finance, 33(2),55-69.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Carretta, HJ, & Hurley, RE. (2003). Sole community hospital involvement in health promotion and disease prevention services (HPDP): Does ownership matter? Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 26(1), 93-118.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Xu, L, Wang, X, Wang, J, Liu, Y, & Sun, X. (1999). Delivery places and their influences on pregnant women living in rural areas of shandong province. Chinese Rural Health Service Administration,19(5), 43-45.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Wang, X, & Xu, L. (1999). The influence of MCH compensation system on the health services utility in rural areas. Chinese Primary Health Care,13(6), 32-33.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Wang, X, Xu, L, Wang, J, Sun, X, & Liu, Y. (1999). Health services utilization and its determinants analysis among rural pregnant women in Shandong province. Chinese Primary Health Care,13(9), 26-27.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Xu, L, Wang, X, & Cong, H (1999). Evaluation and cognition of the rural pregnant women on the MCH compensation system. Maternal and Child Health Care of China, 14(6), 356-358.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Xu, L, Wang, X, & Wang, J. (1999). Willingness to pay for the MCH compensation system in rural areas. Chinese Health Service Administration, 7, 346-348.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Wang, X, Xu, L, Wang, J, Wang, L, Li, Y, & Zhang, X. (1999). The influence of MCH compensation system on the health outcome of pregnancy in rural areas. Chinese Rural Health Service Administration, 19(10), 38-39.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Xu, L, Wang, X, & Wang, J. (1999). The coverage rate and related factors of MCH compensation system in Shandong province. Maternal and Child Health Care of China, 14(9), 46-47.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Xu, L, Wang, X, Wang, J, Liu, K, Dong F, Liu Y, & Sun, X. (1999). The influence of MCH compensation system on the health expenses of rural families. Chinese Rural Health Service Administration,19(10), 39-41.

 

  1. Xu, L, Zhao, M., Liu, X, Wang, J, Wang, X, Li, W, & Xu, J. Assessing the MCH compensation system—Background, questions and research framework. Chinese Rural Health Service Administration,19(10), 36-37.

 

  1. Xu, L, Zhao, M., Wang, X, Wang, J, Liu, Y, Sun, X, & Li, W. (1999). The summary and suggestion to maternal and infant health insurance system in Shandong, China. Chinese Rural Health Service Administration,19(10), 41-42.

 

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

 

  1. Kerry N Dunning, Mei Zhao, and Rob Haley. Physical Therapy in China: Entwining Cultural Practices. Rehab management, 2009 September/October.

 

Papers Submitted and In Progress

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Spaulding, A. Pray, K. Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP), Market Competition, and Outpatient Imaging Efficiency (OIE). Under review.
  2. Spaulding, A., Zhao, M., Xu, J., Haley, R., Liu, X.  Resource Dependency and Hospital Performance in Hospital Value Based Purchasing. Submitted to Health Care Management Review.
  3. Li, Q., Zhao, M. Fowler, J. Does spousal migration harm the reproductive health of left-behind women in rural China? Submitted to Social Science and Medicine.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Peer-reviewed Presentations

    

  1. Harrison, J.P., Zhao, M (2016, December) the 21st International Conference on: Transformative Science and Engineering. Conference Theme: Emerging trends and technologies in Designing healthcare systems. SDPS 2016 Orlando. Sunday, December 04, 2016 - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Spaulding, A. (2016, June). Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP), Market Competition, and Outpatient Imaging Efficiency (OIE). The 16th annual University of North Florida International Business conference (UNFIB-16). University of North Florida, February 19-20, 2016.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Sun, Q., Haley, D.R., Wei, X., Fowler, J., Feng, C.: The Efficiency of Public Hospitals in China: the Influence of Geographic Location and Government Ownership Level”. The 15th annual University of North Florida International Business conference (UNFIB-15). University of North Florida, February 20-21, 2015.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Spaulding, A. (2015, June). Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (HVBP), Market, and Outpatient Imaging Efficiency (OIE). Present in the poster AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

 

  1. Jonathan Raiti (CEO), Dr. Rob Haley, Dr. Mei Zhao, Dr. Lian An: Panel Discussion: Sustaining Economic Growth through productivity---International Comparisons in trade, health care and insurance system. The 15th annual University of North Florida International Business conference (UNFIB-15). University of North Florida, February 20-21, 2015.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, D.R., Spaulding, A. (2014, June). Value-Based-Purchasing, Efficiency, and Hospital Performance. Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth, Annual Research Meeting 2014. San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Haley, D.R. Zhao, M, Spaulding, A. (2014, June) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing and Readmissions: Are Hospitals Ready?  Presentation at the 14th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management, & Policy.  Athens Institute for Education and Research. Athens, Greece.

 

  1. Spaulding, A., Zhao, M, Haley, D.R. (2014, June) Does Paying for Performance Work? Poster presentation at the AcademyHealth, Annual Research Meeting 2014. San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Ji, Q., Zhao, M., Li, M., Xu, L., Chen, L.S., (2014, November) Perceptions of Family Health History Towards the Decision of Dating and Marriage among Chinese Americans: A Qualitative Study. 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition. New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Nolin, J. (2013, June 21). Study Abroad: Transformational Learning at UNF Presented in the Creating International Linkages among Providers, Academia, and Students Category. Date: Monday, June 21 Time: 9:25 AM - 9:55 AM 2013 AUPHA Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA.

 

  1. Zhao, M. (2012, June 25). Hospital Performance in China—Do Location and Hospital Level Matter? Presented in the poster session Category: Organizational Poster Session: C Date: Monday, June 25 Time: 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM 2012 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL.

 

  1. Zhao, M. (2011, June 13). Nursing Home Quality, Staffing, and Malpractice Paid-Losses. Presented in the poster session Category: Global health Poster Session: C Date: Monday, June 13 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 2011 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA.

 

  1. Xu, L., Chen, L.S., Zhao, M. (October, 2011). Family health history communication in Chinese American families. 139th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Xu, L., Chen, L.S., Zhao, M. (March, 2011). Chinese American’s Perceived Barriers in Family Health History Communication.14th Annual Student Research Week, College Station, TX

 

  1. Chen, L.S., Xu, L., Zhao, M. (October, 2011). Understanding Chinese Americans' perceived barriers to discussing family history with U.S. health care providers. 139th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Chen, L.S., Zhao, M., Correa-Matos, N., Xu, L., Lu, M.L., Wang, P., Zhou, Q(March, 2010). Qualitative cultural research: Lessons Learned from Chinese-American Immigrants’ genomic study. 125th American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN.
  2. Chen, L.S., Zhou, Q., Zhao, M., Correa-Matos, N., Xu, L., Lu, M.L., Wang, P. (March, 2010). Conducting a qualitative cultural study of Chinese-American communities in the southeastern United States. 13th Annual Student Research Week, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

 

  1. Chen, L.S., Xu, L., Zhou, Q., Zhao, M. (December, 2010). Chinese Americans’ perceptions regarding the accuracy of DTC genetic testing. 4th National Conference on Genomics and Public Health, Bethesda, MD.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, DR.  (2009, November 11) Utilization, Cost, Payment, and Patient Satisfaction of Rehabilitative Services in Shandong, China. Presented to: The 36th World Hospital Congress. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, DR.  (2009, November  9 - 13) Serving Billions: A Pilot Study on Clinician Perceived Efficacy of Rehabilitative Services in China Poster Presentation. Presented to: The 36th World Hospital Congress. Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, R, Nolin, J, Dunning, K, “Utilization, Cost, Payment, and Patient Satisfaction of Rehabilitative Services in Shandong, China” Presented in the poster session Category: Global health Poster Session: C Date: Monday, June 29 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 2009 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Chicago.

 

  1. Zhao, M., Haley, R, Nolin, J. “A Pilot Study on Clinician Perceived Efficacy of Rehabilitative Services in China” Presented in the poster session A, Sunday, June 08, 2008 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington DC.

 

  1. Zhao, M, Oetjen, RM, Nolin, J. “Nursing Home Quality: Does Financial Performance Matter?” Presented in the poster session A, Monday, June 09, 2008 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington DC.

 

  1. Zhao, M, Oetjen, RM, Nolin, J, “The Impact of Litigation on the Financial Performance of the Florida Nursing Home Industry” Presented in the poster session A, Sunday, June 03, 2007 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL

 

  1. Zhao, M, Bazzoli, GJ, Clement, JP, Lindrooth, R, Chukmaitov, A. “Hospital Staffing Decisions: Does Financial Performance Matter?” Presented in the poster session A, Sunday, June 25, 2006 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, WA

 

  1. Zhao, M, Bazzoli, GJ, Lindrooth, R, “Hospital Financial Performance, Nurse Staffing, and the Outcomes of Patient Care”, presented at the AcademyHealth 2005 Annual Research Meetings, June 2005, Boston, MA

 

  1. Zhao, M, Bazzoli, GJ, Carretta, HJ, “Hospital Financial Distress and Patient Outcomes: A Panel Study”, presented at the AcademyHealth 2004 Annual Research Meetings as part of the Call for Panels, June 2004, San Diego, CA

 

  1. Olden, PC, Zhao, M, Carretta, HJ, “Rural Hospitals’ Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services: Relationships with External Forces and Hospital Characteristics” will be presented at the AcademyHealth 2004 Annual Research Meetings as the Call for Papers, June 2004, San Diego, CA

 

  1. Zhao, M, Carretta, HJ, and Hurley, RE, “Hospital Finance, and the Provision of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) Services” presented as the poster to the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy Annual Research Meeting, June 2003, Nashville, TN

 

  1. Zhao, M, Carretta, HJ, and Hurley, RE, “Sole Community Hospital Involvement in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services (HPDP): Does Ownership Matter?” presented as the poster to the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy Annual Research Meeting, June 2002, Washington DC

 

Invited Presentations

 

  1. Zhao, M, “U.S. Health Care System and Health Care Reform—Opportunities and Challenges” presented at Weifang Medical University, April 28, 2017, 2:30pm – 4:00pm.
  2. Zhao, M, “U.S. Health Care System & Access to Quality Health Care” presented at Savannah State University Annual Women’s Leadership Conference “Daring and Doing: Women’s Health – Feeling Healthy Inside & Out”.  Savannah State University, Student Union, March 3, 2017, 2:35pm – 3:30pm.
  3. Zhao, M, “The US Healthcare System: Current Situation and Future Possibilities” presented at Australian Institute of Health Service Management, University of Tasmania, Feb 9, 2017,4pm-5:30pm
  1. Zhao, M. (2010, June 23). Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (HPDP) in the United States Ports. Presented to Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Shanghai, China.
  1. Zhao, M. (2010, June 25). Health Care Reform in the United States: The Implications of the Reform on China’s Health Care Reform. Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.
  2. Zhao, M. (2010, April 11) Healthcare Reform 2010. Presented to: Jacksonville Chinese Association. Jacksonville, Florida.
  1. Haley, DR., Zhao, M, Dunning, K.  United States/China Healthcare Summit.  Presented and Developed in Collaboration with China's Center for Health Management and Policy. Shandong University. Peoples Republic of China, November 5 - 9, 2007
  1. Zhao, M, Oetjen, RM, Nolin, J, “Nursing Home Quality and Financial Performance” Presented in Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital, Jacksonville, FL, January 23, 2008

 

Published Abstracts

 

  1. Haley, D.R., Zhao, M, Spaulding, A. (2014, June) Health Care Reform in the United States: Are Hospitals Ready? The 13th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy.  126(24), 44.  ISBN: 978-618-5065-53-9. 

 

  1. Chen, L.S., Zhao, M., Zhou, Q., Xu, L. (2012). Prenatal Genetic Testing for Genomic Diseases and Traits: What do Chinese Americans Think? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 43(Supplement 1):S43

 

  1. Chen, L.S., Zhao, M., Correa-Matos, N., Xu, L., Lu, M.L., Wang, P. (2010). Qualitative Cultural Research: Lessons Learned from Chinese-American Immigrants Genomic Study. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 13:25.

 

* Student participation in research projects.

ZhaoContact Information

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(904) 620-1444

mzhao@unf.edu