Feng (Johnson) Qian

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior

University at Albany, School of Public Health
One University Place, Room GEC 169
Rensselaer, NY 12144-3456
Phone Number: (518) 402-0325
Fax Number: (518) 402-0414
Email: fqian@albany.edu




PhD   Health Services Research and Policy University of Rochester 2010
MSc   Clinical Science National University of Singapore 2005
MBBS Clinical Medicine Shanghai Medical University 1998

Courses Frequently Taught

HPM511 Economic Analysis for Health Policy and Management
HPM635 Economic Evaluation in Health Care

Research Interests

Comparative Effectiveness Research, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Medical Technology and Digital Health (mHealth, eHealth, Big Data) Research and Assessment, Economic Analysis and Evaluation, Health Disparities and Practice Variation, Global Health


Early Career Investigator Travel Stipend Award by American Heart Association Quality of Care & Outcomes Annual Research Conference (2014)

Best Reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine by Annals of Internal Medicine (2014)

Young Investigator Abstract Award by American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Annual Research Conference (2013)

American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Young Investigator Award (2009)

Selected Publications

Qian F, Fonarow G, Krim S, Vivo R, Cox M, Hannan E, Shaw B, Hernandez A, Eapen Z, Yancy C, Bhatt D. Characteristics, Care, and Outcomes of Asian-American Heart Failure Patients: Findings from the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Program. International Journal of Cardiology (In Press, accepted March 2015)

Qian F, Parzynski C, Chaudhry S, Hannan E, Shaw B, Spertus J, Krumholz H. “Racial Differences in Heart Failure Outcomes: Evidence from Telemonitoring to Improve Heart Failure Outcomes (Tele-HF) Trial” Journal of the American College of Cardiology Heart Failure (In Press, accepted March 2015)

Lu T, Wang M, Liu G, Dong G, Qian F. “Mixed-Effects Varying-Coefficient Model with Skewed Distribution Coupled with Cause-Specific Varying-Coefficient Hazard Model with Random-Effects for Longitudinal-Competing Risks Data Analysis” Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics (In Press, accepted March 2015)

Qian F, Hannan E, Pine M, Dennison B. Can Adding Laboratory Values to Clinical Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Data Improve Risk Adjustment Mortality Models? Journal of Invasive Cardiology (In Press, accepted October 2014)

Hannan E, Qian F, Pine M, Dennison B. The Value of Adding Laboratory Data to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Registry Data to Improve Models for Risk-Adjusting Provider Mortality Rates. Annals of Thoracic Surgery (In Press, accepted August 2014)

Zhu Z, Han X, Qian F, Shi W, Tang W, Dong Q. "Multiple System Degeneration" in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: the Hepatic Connection. Journal of Neurological Sciences. 2014 Aug 20.

Glance LG, Dick AW, Glantz JC, Wissler RN, Qian F, Marroquin BM, Mukamel DB, Kellerman AL. Rate of Major Obstetrical Complications Vary Almost Fivefold Among US Hospitals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Aug 1;33(8):1330-6.

Qian F, Eaton M, Lustik S, Hohmann S, Diachun C, Pasternak R, Wissler R, Glance L. Racial Disparities in the Use of Transfusion in Major Surgery. BMC Health Services Research. 2014 Mar 11;14:121

Lu T, Huang Y, Wang M, Qian F. A Refined Parameter Estimating Approach for HIV Dynamic Model. Journal of Applied Statistics. 2014 Feb 6

Glance L, Osler T, Mukamel D, Meredith J, Li Y, Qian F, Dick A. Trends in Racial Disparities for Injured Patients Admitted to Trauma Centers. Health Services Research. 2013 Oct; 48(5):1684-1703.

Krim SR, Vivo RP, Krim NR, Qian F, Cox M, Ventura H, Hernandez AF, Bhatt DL, Fonarow GC. Racial/Ethnic differences in B-type natriuretic peptide levels and their association with care and outcomes among patients hospitalized with heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol HF 2013 Aug;1:345–52

Qian F, Fonarow GC, Smith EE, Xian Y, Pan W, Hannan EL, Shaw, BA, Glance LG, Peterson ED, Eapen ZJ, Hernandez AF, Schwamm LH, Bhatt DL. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Outcomes in Older Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013 May;6(3):284-92

Glance LG, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Meredith JW, Li Y, Qian F, Dick AW. Trends in Racial Disparities for Injured Patients Admitted to Trauma Centers. Health Services Research. 2013 May. [Epub ahead of print]

Qian F, Osler TM, Eaton MP, Dick AW, Hohmann SF, Lustik SJ, Diachun CA, Pasternak R, Wissler RN, Glance LG. Variation of Blood Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Major Noncardiac Surgery. Ann Surg. 2013 Feb;257(2):266-278

Dolan JG, Qian F, Veazie PJ. How Well Do Commonly Used Data Presentation Formats Support Comparative Effectiveness Evaluations? Med Decis Making. 2012 Nov;32(6):840-50

Glance LG, Lustik SJ, Hannan EL, Osler TM, Mukamel DB, Qian F, Dick AW. The Surgical Mortality Probability Model: derivation and validation of a simple risk prediction rule for noncardiac surgery. Ann Surg. 2012 Apr;255(4):696-702.

Qian F, Ling FS, Deedwania P, Hernandez AF, Fonarow GC, Cannon CP, Peterson ED, Peacock WF, Kaltenbach LA, Laskey WK, Schwamm LH, Bhatt DL; Get With The Guidelines Steering Committee and Investigators. Care and outcomes of Asian-American acute myocardial infarction patients: findings from the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Coronary Artery Disease program. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 Jan;5(1):126-33.

Qian F, Lustik SJ, Diachun CA, Wissler RN, Zollo RA, Glance LG. Association between Leapfrog safe practices score and hospital mortality in major surgery. Med Care. 2011 Dec;49(12):1082-8.

Qian F, Hannan EL, Glance LG, Phelps CE, Ling FS, Veazie PJ. Coronary stent use in New York State in the drug-eluting stent era. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012 Aug;18(4):872-877

Qian F, Phelps CE, Ling FS, Hannan EL, Veazie PJ. Attitudes towards drug-eluting stent use and the distribution of motivation type among interventional cardiologists. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012 Jun;18(3):528-33.

Veazie PJ, Qian F. A role for regulatory focus in explaining and combating clinical inertia. J Eval Clin Pract. 2011 Dec;17(6):1147-52.

Qian F, Lim MK. Singapore's response to the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak: what do Singapore physicians think? Int J Public Health. 2010 Apr;55(2):139-43.

Qian F, Lim MK. Professional satisfaction among Singapore physicians. Health Policy. 2008 Mar;85(3):363-71.