URMC / Labs / Thirukumaran Lab / Publications Publications Hwang AZhang LRamirez GMaloney MVoloshin IThirukumaran C Black Race, Hispanic Ethnicity, and Medicaid Insurance are Associated with Lower Rates of Rotator Cuff Repair in New York State.; Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. 2022 Jul 08. Glance LGBenesch CGHolloway RGThirukumaran CPNadler JWEaton MPFleming FJDick AW Association of Time Elapsed Since Ischemic Stroke With Risk of Recurrent Stroke in Older Patients Undergoing Elective Nonneurologic, Noncardiac Surgery.; JAMA surgery. 2022 Jun 29. Lander STThirukumaran CSaleh ANoble KLMenga ENMesfin ARubery PTSanders JO Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life After Harrington Instrumentation and Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Minimum 40-Year Follow-up.; The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume; Vol 104(11). 2022 Jun 01. Rubery PTRamirez GD'Agostino CRVasalos KThirukumaran C A workplace wellness program at an academic health center influences employee health, satisfaction, productivity and the rate of workplace injury.; International archives of occupational and environmental health. 2022 May 02. Thirukumaran CPRicciardi BFCai XHolloway RGLi YGlance LG Association of Medicare Mandatory Bundled Payment Reform With Joint Replacement Surgery Use for Beneficiaries With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias; JAMA Health Forum; Vol 3(2). 2022 Jan 01. Ramirez GMyers TGThirukumaran CPRicciardi BF Does Hypothetical Centralization of Revision THA and TKA Exacerbate Existing Geographic or Demographic Disparities in Access to Care By Increased Patient Travel Distances or Times? A Large-database Study.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2021 Dec 06. Ying MTemkin-Greener HThirukumaran CPJoynt Maddox KEHolloway RGLi Y Skilled Nursing Facility Participation in a Voluntary Medicare Bundled Payment Program: Association With Facility Financial Performance.; Medical care. 2021 Nov 23. Rubery PTLander STMesfin ASanders JOThirukumaran CP Mismatch between Pelvic Incidence and Lumbar Lordosis is the Key Sagittal Plane Determinant of Patient Outcome at minimum 40 Years after Instrumented Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.; Spine. 2021 Nov 18. Thirukumaran CP Lessons from Medicare's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative for postacute care.; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2021 Sep 12. Glance LGThirukumaran CPFeng CLustik SJDick AW Association Between the Physician Quality Score in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and Hospital Performance in Hospital Compare in the First Year of the Program.; JAMA network open; Vol 4(8). 2021 Aug 02. Thirukumaran CPRosenthal MB The Triple Aim for Payment Reform in Joint Replacement Surgery: Quality, Spending, and Disparity Reduction.; JAMA. 2021 Jul 23. Kim YThirukumaran CTemkin-Greener HHill EHolloway RLi Y Institutional Postacute Care Use May Help Reduce Readmissions for Ischemic Stroke Patients.; Medical care. 2021 May 13. Thirukumaran CPKim YCai XRicciardi BFLi YFiscella KAMesfin AGlance LG Association of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model With Disparities in the Use of Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.; JAMA network open; Vol 4(5). 2021 May 03. Quinzi DARamirez GKaplan NBMyers TGThirukumaran CPRicciardi BF Early complications and reoperation rates are similar amongst open reduction internal fixation, intramedullary nail, and distal femoral replacement for periprosthetic distal femur fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis.; Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery. 2021 Mar 20. Glance LGThirukumaran CPDick AW The Unequal Burden of COVID-19 Deaths in Counties With High Proportions of Black and Hispanic Residents.; Medical care. 2021 Mar 17. Kim YThirukumaran CTemkin-Greener HHill EHolloway RLi Y The Effect of Medicare Shared Savings Program on Readmissions and Variations by Race/Ethnicity and Payer Status (December 9, 2020).; Medical care. 2021 Jan 28. Li YYing MCai XThirukumaran CP Association of Mandatory Bundled Payments for Joint Replacement With Postacute Care Outcomes Among Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligible Patients.; Medical care. 2020 Dec 02. Anandarajah AThirukumaran CMcCarthy KMcMahon SFeng CRitchlin C Identification and Characterization of a High-Need, High-Cost group among Hospitalized SLE patients.; Arthritis care & research. 2020 Nov 17. Thirukumaran CPCai XGlance LGKim YRicciardi BFFiscella KALi Y Geographic Variation and Disparities in Total Joint Replacement Use for Medicare Beneficiaries: 2009 to 2017.; The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 2020 Oct 20. Kurucan EThirukumaran CHammert WC Trends in the Management of Traumatic Upper Extremity Amputations.; The Journal of hand surgery. 2020 Jul 19. Menga ENBernstein DNThirukumaran CMcCormick SKRubery PTMesfin A Evaluating Trends and Outcomes of Spinal Deformity Surgery in Cerebral Palsy Patients.; International journal of spine surgery; Vol 14(3). 2020 Jun. Kurucan ESulovari AThirukumaran CGreenstein AMolinari RMesfin A Volume-Outcome Relationship in Halo Vest Utilization for C2 Fractures.; The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. 2020 May 28. Glance LGThirukumaran CPLi YGao SDick AW Improving The Accuracy Of Hospital Quality Ratings By Focusing On The Association Between Volume And Outcome.; Health affairs (Project Hope); Vol 39(5). 2020 May. Bernstein DNThirukumaran CRaudenbush BMolinari RWMenga ENMesfin A Predictors of 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions, Complications, and Mortality Following Operative Management of C2 Fractures.; Global spine journal; Vol 10(2). 2020 Apr. Li YYing MCai XKim YThirukumaran CP Trends in Postacute Care Use and Outcomes After Hip and Knee Replacements in Dual-Eligible Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries, 2013-2016.; JAMA network open; Vol 3(3). 2020 Mar 02. Glance LGThirukumaran CPShippey ELustik SJDick AW Impact of medicaid expansion on disparities in revascularization in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction.; PloS one; Vol 15(12). 2020. Williams DMThirukumaran CPMoses JTMesfin A Complications and Mortality Rates Following Surgical Management of Extradural Spine Tumors in New York State.; Spine. 2019 Oct 15. Thirukumaran CPMcGarry BEGlance LGYing MRicciardi BFCai XLi Y Impact of Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalties on Hip and Knee Replacement Readmissions: Comparison of Hospitals at Risk of Varying Penalty Amounts.; The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 2019 Oct 15. Thirukumaran CPZaman ARubery PTCalabria CLi YRicciardi BFBakhsh WRKautz H Natural Language Processing for the Identification of Surgical Site Infections in Orthopaedics.; The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 2019 Oct 09. Lipof JSThirukumaran CPGreenstein ASZmich ZLander ARicciardi BF Postdischarge Opiate-Prescribing Habits for Primary THA and TKA: A Survey of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Members.; Orthopedics. 2019 Jul 26. Jevotovsky DSThirukumaran CPRubery PT Creating Value in Spine Surgery: Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Compare the Short-term Impact of Different Orthopaedic Surgical Procedures.; The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. 2019 Jun 20. Thirukumaran CPGlance LGCai XKim YLi Y Penalties and Rewards for Safety Net vs Non-Safety Net Hospitals in the First 2 Years of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model.; JAMA; Vol 321(20). 2019 May 28. Ricciardi BFLiu AYQiu BMyers TGThirukumaran CP What Is the Association Between Hospital Volume and Complications After Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Large-database Study.; Clinical orthopaedics and related research; Vol 477(5). 2019 May. Schwarz EMParvizi JGehrke TAiyer ABattenberg ABrown SACallaghan JJCitak MEgol KGarrigues GEGhert MGoswami KGreen AHammoud SKates SLMcLaren ACMont MANamdari SObremskey WTO'Toole RRaikin SRestrepo CRicciardi BSaeed KSanchez-Sotelo JShohat NTan TThirukumaran CPWinters B The 2018 International Consensus Meeting on Musculoskeletal Infection: Research Priorities from the General Assembly Questions.; Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 2019 Apr 12. Thirukumaran CPGlance LGCai XBalkissoon RMesfin ALi Y Performance Of Safety-Net Hospitals In Year 1 Of The Comprehensive Care For Joint Replacement Model.; Health affairs (Project Hope); Vol 38(2). 2019 Feb. Wolcott KSchriefer JMichels JMeyers JHilt SGitzelmann CPegoli WCaserta MMcGuire AThirukumaran CPulhamus MFoito TSanders J The Business Case for Surgical Quality - Using a Multidisciplinary Team to Drive Pediatric Surgery Quality Improvement; Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing; Vol 8(1), pp. 15-20. 2019 Jan 01. Kurucan EBernstein DNThirukumaran CJain AMenga ENRubery PTMesfin A National Trends in Spinal Fusion Surgery for Neurofibromatosis.; Spine deformity; Vol 6(6). 2018 Nov. Ciufo DJThirukumaran CPMarchese ROh I Risk factors for reoperation, readmission, and early complications after below knee amputation.; Injury. 2018 Oct 30. Thirukumaran CPGlance LGRosenthal MBTemkin-Greener HBalkissoon RMesfin ALi Y Impact of Medicare's Nonpayment Program on Venous Thromboembolism Following Hip and Knee Replacements.; Health services research. 2018 Jul 18. Kim YThirukumaran CPLi Y Greater Reductions in Readmission Rates Achieved by Urban Hospitals Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.; Medical care. 2018 Jun 15. Shields EThirukumaran CNoyes KVoloshin I A Review of a Workers' Compensation Database 2003 to 2013: Patient Factors Influencing Return to Work and Cumulative Financial Claims After Rotator Cuff Repair in Geriatric Workers' Compensation Cases.; Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation; Vol 8(4). 2017 Dec. Saleh AThirukumaran CMesfin AMolinari RW Complications and readmission after lumbar spine surgery in elderly patients: an analysis of 2,320 patients.; The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society; Vol 17(8). 2017 Aug. Bernstein DNThirukumaran CSaleh AMolinari RWMesfin A Complications and Readmission After Cervical Spine Surgery in Elderly Patients: An Analysis of 1786 Patients.; World neurosurgery; Vol 103. 2017 Jul. Li YCen XCai XThirukumaran CPZhou JGlance LG Medicare Advantage Associated With More Racial Disparity Than Traditional Medicare For Hospital Readmissions.; Health affairs (Project Hope). 2017 Jun 21. Thirukumaran CPGlance LGTemkin-Greener HRosenthal MBLi Y Impact of Medicare's Nonpayment Program on Hospital-acquired Conditions.; Medical care; Vol 55(5). 2017 May. Li YCen XCai XWang DThirukumaran CPGlance LG Does Medicare Advantage Reduce Racial Disparity in 30-Day Rehospitalization for Medicare Beneficiaries?; Medical care research and review : MCRR. 2016 Dec 06. Raudenbush BLThirukumaran CPLi YSanders JORubery PTMesfin A Impact of a Comparative Study on the Management of Scoliosis in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Are Corticosteroids Decreasing the Rate of Scoliosis Surgery in the United States?; Spine; Vol 41(17). 2016 Sep. Shields EThirukumaran CThorsness RNoyes KVoloshin I Patient factors influencing return to work and cumulative financial claims after clavicle fractures in workers' compensation cases.; Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery; Vol 25(7). 2016 Jul. Thirukumaran CPRaudenbush BLi YMolinari RRubery PMesfin A National Trends in the Surgical Management of Adult Lumbar Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: 1998 to 2011.; Spine; Vol 41(6). 2016 Mar. Shields EThirukumaran CThorsness RNoyes KVoloshin I An analysis of adult patient risk factors and complications within 30 days after arthroscopic shoulder surgery.; Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association; Vol 31(5). 2015 May.