W B Vogel

W B Vogel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department: MD-HOBI-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 294-5970
Business Email: bvogel@ufl.edu

About W B Vogel

W. Bruce Vogel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Florida. An economist by training, Dr. Vogel has extensive experience in a broad array of health services research and health economics projects. His interests focus on applied mathematical and statistical modeling in the areas of outcomes, access, and costs across a variety of chronically-ill populations, including Medicaid enrollees, children, and veterans. Dr. Vogel is currently the lead principal investigator on a three-year, $3M evaluation of the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) Program, Florida’s statewide transition of Medicaid from fee-for-service to managed care. He is also involved in conducting analyses as a part of the Texas Medicaid External Quality Review Organization. Dr. Vogel was previously Co-Director of the original Florida Health Insurance Study and also served as the Director of the Methodology Core at the VA Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center and the VA Center for Innovation in Disability and Rehabilitation Research. He has served on the VA’s Scientific Merit Review Board and the VA’s National Advisory Panel on Statistics and Analytics, and is currently an Associate Editor of BMC Health Services Research. His research has appeared in Medical Care, Health Services Research, Inquiry, Health Care Management Science, and Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, among others. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the George Washington University.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2022
GMS7887 Health Outcomes & Policy PhD Research Seminar
2018
GMS7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2018
GMS7979 Advanced Research
2017
GMS6896 Health Outcomes and Policy Seminar
2013
GMS6832 Economic Methods for Evaluating Value in Health

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-8491-826X

Publications

2021
Cost-Effectiveness of the Wellness Incentives and Navigation (WIN) Program.
Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 24(3):361-368 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jval.2020.06.019. [PMID] 33641770.
2021
Mixed-methods economic evaluation of the implementation of tobacco treatment programs in National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers.
Implementation science communications. 2(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s43058-021-00144-7. [PMID] 33836840.
2021
Service utilization in Medicaid HIV specialty plans versus standard plans among enrollees diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in Florida, U.S.A.
AIDS Care. 33(12):1608-1610 [DOI] 10.1080/09540121.2020.1839010.
2020
An introduction to the why and how of risk adjustment
Biostatistics & Epidemiology. 4(1):84-97 [DOI] 10.1080/24709360.2018.1519990.
2020
Postdischarge Intervention for Stroke Caregivers: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
JMIR Research Protocols. 9(11) [DOI] 10.2196/21799. [PMID] 33174856.
2018
Role of Prices, Utilization, and Health in Explaining Texas Medicaid Newborn Care Spending Variation
Medical care. 57(2):131-137 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001041. [PMID] 30520836.
2018
Visits To Primary Care And Emergency Department Reliance For Foster Youth: Impact Of Medicaid Managed Care.
Academic Pediatrics. 18(4):397-404 [DOI] S1876-2859(17)30558-2. [PMID] 29081362.
2017
Regional variation in post-stroke multidisciplinary rehabilitation care among veteran residents in community nursing homes.
Journal of multidisciplinary healthcare. 10:75-85 [DOI] 10.2147/JMDH.S123905. [PMID] 28280351.
2017
Variation in outpatient emergency department utilization in Texas Medicaid: a state-level framework for finding “superutilizers”.
International journal of emergency medicine. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12245-017-0157-4. [PMID] 29204728.
2016
Poststroke Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Utilization: A Comparison Between VA Community Living Centers and VA-contracted Community Nursing Homes.
Medical care. 54(3):235-42 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000494. [PMID] 26807537.
2015
Development and Validation of Prognostic Indices for Recovery of Physical Functioning Following Stroke: Part 1.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation. 7(7):685-698 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.01.011. [PMID] 25633632.
2015
Development and Validation of Prognostic Indices for Recovery of Physical Functioning Following Stroke: Part 2.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation. 7(7):699-710 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.01.012. [PMID] 25633635.
2015
Effects of prosthetic limb prescription on 3-year mortality among Veterans with lower-limb amputation.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 52(4):385-96 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2014.09.0209. [PMID] 26348602.
2015
How Does Geographic Access Affect In-Hospital Mortality for Veterans With Acute Ischemic Stroke?
. 53(6):501-509
2015
How does geographic access affect in-hospital mortality for veterans with acute ischemic stroke?
Medical care. 53(6):501-9 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000366. [PMID] 25961660.
2015
Inpatient stroke care quality for veterans: are there differences between Veterans Affairs medical centers in the stroke belt and other areas?
International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society. 10(1):67-72 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1747-4949.2012.00861.x. [PMID] 22974516.
2015
Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions Among Disabled Medicaid Enrollees: An Evaluation of a 1915 (b) and (c) Waiver Program.
Medical care. 53(7):599-606 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000371. [PMID] 26035044.
2015
The effect of Medicaid primary care provider reimbursement on access to early childhood caries preventive services.
Health services research. 50(1):136-60 [DOI] 10.1111/1475-6773.12200. [PMID] 25039907.
2015
The wellness incentives and navigation project: design and methods.
BMC health services research. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12913-015-1245-x. [PMID] 26714845.
2014
Comprehensive versus consultative rehabilitation services postacute stroke: Outcomes differ.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 51(7):1143-54 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2014.03.0084. [PMID] 25437017.
2014
Factors associated with home discharge among veterans with stroke.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 95(7):1277-1282.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.03.008. [PMID] 24685385.
2014
Using GIS to Plan Specialty Health Services for Veterans: The Example of Acute Stroke Care
Journal of Geographic Information System. 6(3):177-184 [DOI] 10.4236/jgis.2014.63018.
2013
A non-pharmacologic approach to address challenging behaviors of Veterans with dementia: description of the tailored activity program-VA randomized trial.
BMC geriatrics. 13 [DOI] 10.1186/1471-2318-13-96. [PMID] 24060106.
2013
Determinants of postsurgical discharge setting for male hip fracture patients.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 50(9):1267-76 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2013.02.0041. [PMID] 24458966.
2013
Factors associated with total inpatient costs and length of stay during surgical hospitalization among veterans who underwent lower extremity amputation.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation. 92(3):203-14 [DOI] 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31827446eb. [PMID] 23117271.
2013
Improving hip fractures outcomes for COPD patients.
COPD. 10(1):11-9 [DOI] 10.3109/15412555.2012.723072. [PMID] 23272668.
2013
Initial physical grades and cognitive stages after acute stroke: who receives comprehensive rehabilitation services?
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation. 5(12):1007-18 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.08.598. [PMID] 23981582.
2012
Does inpatient quality of care differ by age among US veterans with ischemic stroke?
Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association. 21(8):844-51 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2011.04.019. [PMID] 21641817.
2012
The use and misuse of thrombolytic therapy within the Veterans Health Administration.
Medical care. 50(1):66-73 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182294092. [PMID] 22182924.
2011
Advanced Topics in Evidence-Based Urologic Oncology: Economic Analysis
Urologic Oncology-Seminars and Original Investigations. 29(4):454-461 [DOI] 10.1016/j.urolonc.2010.07.018. [PMID] 21726796.
2011
Factors associated with late specialized rehabilitation among veterans with lower extremity amputation who underwent immediate postoperative rehabilitation.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation. 90(5):387-98 [DOI] 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31820636c4. [PMID] 21389847.
2010
A Culturally Sensitive Transition Assistance Program for Stroke Caregivers Examining Caregiver Mental Health and Stroke Rehabilitation
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 47(7):605-615 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2009.10.0170. [PMID] 21110257.
2010
Cost differences in VHA acute and subacute rehabilitation units: implications for VHA resource planning.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 47(5):431-9 [PMID] 20803387.
2010
Cost, Utilization, and Policy of Provision of Assistive Technology Devices To Veterans Poststroke By Medicare and Va
Medical care. 48(6):558-562 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181bd4a11. [PMID] 20125048.
2010
Demographic and Clinical Variation in Veterans Health Administration Provision of Assistive Technology Devices To Veterans Poststroke
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 91(3):369-377 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.10.028. [PMID] 20298826.
2010
Participation of Older Patients With Prostate Cancer in Medicare Eligible Trials
Journal of Urology. 184(3):901-906 [DOI] 10.1016/j.juro.2010.04.076. [PMID] 20643449.
2009
Developing a pediatric palliative care program: addressing the lack of baseline expenditure information.
The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 26(1):40-6 [DOI] 10.1177/1049909108327025. [PMID] 19047489.
2009
Geographic Access to VHA Rehabilitation for Traumatic Injured OEF/OIF Veterans
. 28(10):28-39
2009
Possible Incremental Benefits of Specialized Rehabilitation Bed Units Among Veterans After Lower Extremity Amputation
. 47:457-465
2009
Possible incremental benefits of specialized rehabilitation bed units among veterans after lower extremity amputation.
Medical care. 47(4):457-65 [DOI] 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31818b08c6. [PMID] 19238103.
2009
Survival analysis in amputees based on physical independence grade achievement.
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 144(6):543-51; discussion 552 [DOI] 10.1001/archsurg.2009.37. [PMID] 19528388.
2008
Addressing ceiling effects in health status measures: a comparison of techniques applied to measures for people with HIV disease.
Health services research. 43(1 Pt 1):327-39 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2007.00745.x. [PMID] 18211533.
2008
Evaluating Florida’s Medicaid provider services network demonstration.
Health services research. 43(1 Pt 2):384-400 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2007.00768.x. [PMID] 18199192.
2008
Factors Associated With Vha Costs of Care for First 12 Months After First Stroke
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 45(9):1375-1384 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2007.09.0157. [PMID] 19319761.
2008
Impact of comorbidities on stroke rehabilitation outcomes: does the method matter?
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 89(10):1903-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.03.024. [PMID] 18929019.
2008
The effect of premium changes on SCHIP enrollment duration.
Health services research. 43(2):458-77 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2007.00777.x. [PMID] 18370963.
2008
The effect of renewal policy changes on SCHIP disenrollment.
Health services research. 43(6):2086-105 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2008.00866.x. [PMID] 18522669.
2008
The effectiveness of inpatient rehabilitation in the acute postoperative phase of care after transtibial or transfemoral amputation: study of an integrated health care delivery system.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 89(10):1863-72 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.03.013. [PMID] 18929014.
2007
A mixed integer programming model to locate traumatic brain injury treatment units in the Department of Veterans Affairs: a case study.
Health care management science. 10(3):253-67 [PMID] 17695136.
2007
Distribution and cost of wheelchairs and scooters provided by Veterans Health Administration.
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 44(4):581-92 [DOI] 10.1682/JRRD.2006.10.0136. [PMID] 18247255.
2007
Effect of prophylaxis on fungal infection and costs for high-risk liver transplant recipients.
Liver Transplantation. 13(12):1743-50 [DOI] 10.1002/lt.21331. [PMID] 18044769.
2007
Missing Data on the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale: A Comparison of 4 Imputation Techniques
Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. 3(1):1-27 [DOI] 10.1016/j.sapharm.2006.04.001. [PMID] 17350555.
2007
Multiple system utilization and mortality for veterans with stroke.
Stroke. 38(2):355-60 [PMID] 17194888.
2007
Persistence of high health care expenditures among children in Medicaid
. 64(3):304-330
2007
The cost-utility of a care coordination/home telehealth programme for veterans with diabetes.
Journal of telemedicine and telecare. 13(6):318-21 [PMID] 17785029.
2006
Clinical and financial impact of obesity on the outcome of liver transplantation.
Transplantation proceedings. 38(10):3612-4 [PMID] 17175347.
2006
Race/ethnicity: who is counting what?
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 43(4):475-84 [PMID] 17123187.
2006
The Cost of Inpatient Rehabilitation in VA: A Comparison with Community Data
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 43(7):929-938
2006
The effectiveness of a care coordination home telehealth program for veterans with diabetes mellitus: a 2-year follow-up.
The American journal of managed care. 12(8):467-74 [PMID] 16886889.
2006
The effects of reinsurance in financing children’s health care.
Inquiry-the Journal of Health Care Organization Provision and Financing. 43(1):23-33 [PMID] 16838816.
2006
The impact of community risks and resources on adolescent risky behavior and health care expenditures.
Journal of Adolescent Health. 38(5):486-94 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2005.07.016. [PMID] 16635758.
2005
Ethnic disparities in stroke: epidemiology, acute care, and postacute outcomes.
Stroke. 36(2):374-86 [PMID] 15637317.
2005
Health services utilization of a care coordination/home-telehealth program for veterans with diabetes: a matched-cohort study.
The Journal of ambulatory care management. 28(3):230-40 [PMID] 15968215.
2004
The sense of coherence, burden, and depressive symptoms in informal caregivers during the first month after stroke.
International journal of geriatric psychiatry. 19(10):944-53 [PMID] 15449368.
2002
A randomized trial of behavioral management for continence with older rural women.
Research in nursing & health. 25(1):3-13 [PMID] 11807915.
2002
Disenrollment and re-enrollment patterns in a SCHIP.
Health care financing review. 23(3):47-63 [PMID] 12500349.
2002
Outcomes from stroke rehabilitation in Veterans Affairs rehabilitation units: detecting and correcting for selection bias.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development. 39(3):367-83 [PMID] 12173757.
2001
Applications of the Florida Health Insurance Study: Targeting Solutions
. 2(2):18-22
2001
Race and ethnicity and the identification of special needs children.
Health care financing review. 23(2):35-51 [PMID] 12500337.
2000
Geographic Variation Across Florida in Adult Health Insurance Coverage
. 1(2):5-23
2000
How resource allocation decisions are made in the health care market.
Pharmacotherapy. 20(10 Pt 2):333S-339S [PMID] 11034062.
1998
Community-based nursing: continence care for older rural women.
Nursing outlook. 46(5):233-44 [PMID] 9805343.
1998
Determinants of dental care use in dentate adults: six-monthly use during a 24-month period in the Florida Dental Care Study.
Social science & medicine (1982). 47(6):727-37 [PMID] 9690820.
1998
Multidimensionality of oral health in dentate adults.
Medical care. 36(7):988-1001 [DOI] 10.1097/00005650-199807000-00006. [PMID] 9674617.
1997
Oral Disadvantage Among Dentate Adults
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 25(4):301-313
1996
Differences in Characteristics of Hospitals with Sustained High and Sustained Low Profitability
Hospital & health services administration. 41(3):385-399 [PMID] 10159998.
1995
Graduate education in health services administration. Integrating business with clinical perspectives.
Evaluation & the health professions. 18(2):217-28 [PMID] 10143012.
1995
Should intrastate funding formulae for the Older Americans Act include a rural factor?
The Gerontologist. 35(1):24-34 [PMID] 7890200.
1995
Simulating the Effects of Proposed AoA Guidelines for Intrastate Funding Formulae on Nonmetropolitan Planning and Service Areas: A Study of Two States
. 14(1):93-115
1995
Variations in rural hospital costs: effects of market concentration and location.
Health care financing review. 17(1):69-83 [PMID] 10153476.
1994
Area of Residence and the Risk of Institutionalization
. 49(2):75-84
1994
Decomposing Area of Residence Differences in Multiple Regression Studies: The Relative Contributions of Independent Variables and Model Coefficients
Journal of Rural Health. 10(4):258-265 [PMID] 10139174.
1993
Factors Influencing High and Low Profitability Among Hospitals
Health Care Management Review. 18(2):5-26 [PMID] 8320103.
1993
The Determinants of Hospital Profitability
. 38(1):63-80
1993
The effectiveness of Florida’s “Improved Pregnancy Outcome” program.
Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. 4(2):117-32 [PMID] 8485261.
1988
A multistage model of hospital bed requirements.
Health services research. 23(3):381-99 [PMID] 3403276.
1988
Evolution of a computerized support system for health care capacity planning.
Journal of medical systems. 12(5):305-17 [PMID] 3230376.
1987
Differences in patient characteristics between Veterans Administration and community hospitals. Implications for VA planning.
Medical care. 25(11):1099-104 [PMID] 3695640.
Postdischarge Intervention for Stroke Caregivers: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint)
. [DOI] 10.2196/preprints.21799.

Grants

Jun 2019 – May 2022
OR-DRPD-ROF2019: Early Administration of Steroids in the Ambulance Setting: An Observational Design Trial
Role: Other
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Dec 2016 – Jun 2022
MED180 – MMA (Managed Medical Assistance)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN via US DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SER
Sep 2016 – Sep 2020
The Child Health Quality (CHeQ) Partnership Program
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: AGCY HEALTHCARE RES AND QUALITY
Sep 2016 – Jul 2018
Vogel IPA – CREST RESCUE
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR
Sep 2016 – Dec 2017
Vogel IPA – RVCP
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5970
Emails:
Business:
bvogel@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100177
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
2004 Mowry Road
Office 2240, Clinical and Translational Research Bldg
GAINESVILLE FL 32608