Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Market and organizational factors associated with hospital vertical integration into sub-acute careHealth Care Management Review.  44:137-147. 2019
2019 Hospital Vertical Integration into Skilled Nursing Facilities and Financial PerformanceJournal of Healthcare Management2019
2018 Resource-based view on safety culture's influence on hospital performance: The moderating role of electronic health record implementation.Health Care Management Review2018
2018 Hospital vertical integration into subacute care as a strategic response to value-based payment incentives, market factors, and organizational factors: A multiple-case studyINQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  55. 2018
2017 Predictive Value of Screening for Addressable Social Risk FactorsCommunity Medicine & Public Health Care.  4:1-5. 2017
2017 Essential Values for Population Health ImprovementPopulation Health Management.  20:249-251. 2017
2017 Outcomes for high-needs patients: Practices with a higher proportion of these patients have an edgeHealth Affairs.  36:476-484. 2017
2017 Sustained Participation in a Pay-for-Value Program: Impact on High-Need PatientsAmerican Journal of Managed Care.  23:e33-e40. 2017
2016 A leadership development program for surgeons: First-year participant evaluationSurgery.  160:255-263. 2016
2016 Health Administration Faculty: Intentions to Retire, Leave the Profession, and Change JobsJournal of Health Administration Education.  33:253-270. 2016
2016 Leadership Characteristics of Academic Administrators in Health Administration: A Brief ReportJournal of Health Administration Education.  33:321-332. 2016
2016 Salaries of Academics in Health Administration: Have Wages Kept Up with Inflation (2009-2015)?Journal of Health Administration Education.  33:295-305. 2016
2016 Work-life Balance Among Health Adminstration Faculty Who Are ParentsJournal of Health Administration Education.  33:333-350. 2016
2015 Designing a leadership development program for surgeonsJournal of Surgical Research.  200:53-58. 2015
2015 Michigan's fee-for-value physician incentive program reduces spending and improves quality in primary careHealth Affairs.  34:645-652. 2015
2014 Career inflection points of women who successfully achieved the hospital CEO positionJournal of Healthcare Management.  59:367-383. 2014
2014 Do provider service networks result in lower expenditures compared with HMOs or primary care case management in Florida's Medicaid program?Health Services Research.  49:858-877. 2014
2014 Postgraduate Fellowship Chase: Lessons and Recommendations from Five ProgramsJournal of Health Administration Education.  87-110. 2014
2014 Reported experiences with medicaid managed care models among parents of childrenMaternal and Child Health Journal.  18:544-553. 2014
2014 The quality of surgical care in safety net hospitals: A systematic reviewSurgery.  155:826-838. 2014
2013 A positive deviance perspective on hospital knowledge management: analysis of Baldrige Award recipients 2002-2008.Journal of Healthcare Management.  58:187-203. 2013
2013 Engaging primary care physicians in quality improvement: lessons from a payer-provider partnership.Journal of Healthcare Management.  58. 2013
2013 Incentives for healthy behaviors: Experience from florida medicaid's enhanced benefit rewards programJournal of Primary Care and Community Health.  4:112-118. 2013
2012 Physician practice responses to financial incentive programs: Exploring the concept of implementation mechanismsAdvances in health care management.  13:29-58. 2012
2012 Developing leaders in surgeryArchives of Surgery -New York-.  147:944-945. 2012
2012 Physician Practice Reponses to Financial Incentive Programs: Exploring the Concept of Implementation Mechanisms. Annual Review of Health Care Management: Strategy and Policy Perspectives on Reforming Health SystemsAdvances in health care management.  13:29-58. 2012
2011 Navigating patient navigation: Crossing health services research and clinical boundariesAdvances in health care management.  11:149-183. 2011
2011 Changes in per member per month expenditures after implementation of florida's medicaid reform demonstrationHealth Services Research.  46:787-804. 2011
2011 Timeless truths. NCHL to promote leadership development that works whatever future holds.Modern Healthcare.  41:25. 2011
2011 Successful implementation in the public sector: Lessons learned from Florida's medicaid reform programJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  17:154-163. 2011
2011 Improving Healthcare Management Education Using Principals from Baldrige and Evidence-Based ManagementJournal of Health Administration Education.  28:187-208. 2011
2010 Outsourcing administrative functions: Service organization demonstrations and Florida medicaid PCCM program costsJournal of Health Care Finance.  37:1-12. 2010
2009 A malpractice lawsuit simulation: Critical care providers learn as participants in a mock trialCritical Care Nurse.  29:52-60. 2009
2009 Organizational determinants of outpatient substance abuse treatment duration in womenJournal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  37:64-72. 2009
2008 Expanding the definition of access: It isn't just about health insuranceJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  19:625-638. 2008
2008 Tailored treatment in the outpatient substance abuse treatment sector: 1995-2005Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  34:282-292. 2008
2008 Evaluating Florida's medicaid provider services network demonstrationHealth Services Research.  43:384-400. 2008
2008 A Bedsore Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Critical Care Providers Learn as ParticipantsCritical Care Nurse2008
2008 Variations in hospital administrative costsJournal of Healthcare Management.  53:153-166. 2008
2007 Innovative teaching for health law: a case study of a hospital medical malpractice lawsuit simulation.Journal of Health Administration Education.  24:43-57. 2007
2007 Tailoring of outpatient substance abuse treatment to women, 1995-2005Medical Care.  45:775-780. 2007
2007 Case management and client access to health and social services in outpatient substance abuse treatmentJournal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  34:221-236. 2007
2007 Do licensing and accreditation matter in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs?Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  33:43-50. 2007
2007 Is managed care closing substance abuse treatment units?Managed Care Interface.  20:28-32. 2007
2006 Insights from a national survey into why substance abuse treatment units add prevention and outreach servicesSubstance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy.  1. 2006
2006 Analyzing administrative costs in hospitalsHealth Care Management Review.  31:347-354. 2006
2005 Organizational survival in the outpatient substance abuse treatment sector, 1988-2000Medical care review.  62:697-719. 2005
2005 Factors associated with interorganizational relationships among outpatient drug treatment organizations 1990-2000Health Services Research.  40:1356-1378. 2005
2005 Factors that influence staffing of outpatient substance abuse treatment programsPsychiatric Services.  56:934-939. 2005
2005 Politically Connected: Using Organization Theory to Strengthen the Political Competency of Health Care Executives.Journal of Health Administration Education.  22:67-84-67-84. 2005
2005 Politically connected: increasing the political competency of healthcare executives in health policy.Journal of Health Administration Education.  22:67-83. 2005
2004 Collaboration to improve services for the uninsured: Exploring the concept of health navigators as interorganizational integratorsHealth Care Management Review.  29:196-206. 2004
2003 Changes in Managed Care Activity in Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Organizations, 1995-2000Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  30:369-381. 2003
2003 Administrative burden and its implications for outpatient substance abuse treatment organizationsPsychiatric Services.  54:705-711. 2003
2003 Strategy as simple rules: Understanding success in a rural clinicHealth Care Management Review.  28:179-188. 2003
2003 Why do drug treatment organizations use contingent staffing arrangements? An analysis of market and social influencesJournal of Health and Social Behavior.  44:180-197. 2003
2002 Medical Group Practice Information Systems Used within Managed Care EnvironmentsJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  25:40-51. 2002
2002 The adoption of computer-based information systems by medical groups in a managed care environmentJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  25:40-51. 2002
2001 Managed care and drug treatment practices: A model of organizational response to external influenceAdvances in health care management.  2:131-159. 2001
2001 Managed care and outpatient substance abuse treatment intensityJournal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  28:12-29. 2001
2001 Selective contracting in managed care: The case of substance abuse treatmentMedical care review.  58:455-481. 2001
1998 Managed care and technical efficiency in outpatient substance abuse treatment unitsJournal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  25:377-396. 1998
1997 Directors' perceptions of the effects of managed care in outpatient substance abuse treatmentJournal of Substance Abuse.  9:1-14. 1997
1997 Managed Care Penetration in Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment UnitsMedical care review.  54:490-507. 1997
1997 The Effects of Managed Care on Administrative Burden in Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment FacilitiesMedical Care.  35:1060-1068. 1997
1996 Beyond adoption to sustained use: Telemedicine for rural communitiesTelemedicine journal : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association.  2:285-293. 1996


Year Title Altmetric
2016 The Need for Leaders: Leadership for the Future (chapter) 2016
2015 Healthcare Reform: Implications for Leadership 2015
2015 Managing and Governing Health Care Organizations. 2015
2011 Timeless Truths: NCHL to promote leadership development that works whatever the future holds.  25-25. 2011
2003 Timeless Truths.  4-6. 2003
2000 Introduction Chapter 2000
1989 Keeping Rural Facilities Alive and Well.  44-45. 1989

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services / Allied Health / Health Sciences, University of Michigan System : Ann Arbor 1998
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management, University of Missouri System : Columbia 1988
  • Master of Health Related in Health Services Administration, University of Missouri System : Columbia 1988
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Health and Medical Administrative Services, University of Illinois System : Urbana-Champaign 1986
  • Full Name

  • Christy Lemak