June 20, 2017

Hsueh-Fen Chen, PhD

Hseuh-fen Chen
Associate Professor


2008 – Ph.D. (Health Services Organization and Research), Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond
1992 –  MS (Public Health, Concentration in Health Administration), National Taiwan University – Taiwan
1987 – Diploma of Nursing, National Taipei College of Nursing – Taiwan

Research Interests:

  • Health Policy
  • Patient Outcomes
  • Disparity of Care
  • Health Care system including hospitals and home health care

Courses Taught:

HPMT 6213 Variation in Health System Performance
HPMT 5340 Capstone

Recent Publications

Chen HF, Popoola, T, Suzuki, S. Does Paid versus Unpaid Informal Caregiver Matter in Preventable Readmissions? American Journal of Managed Care. 2017; 23(3): 294-300.

Chen HF, Sharon S, Carlson E, Popoola T, Radhakrishnan K. The Impact of Race and Neighborhood Racial Composition on Preventable Readmissions for Diabetic Medicare Home Health Beneficiaries. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Aug 11.

Chen HF, Carlson E, Popoola T, Suzuki S. The Impact of Rurality on 30-day Preventable Readmission, Illness Severity, and Risk of Mortality for Heart Failure Medicare Home Health Beneficiaries. Journal of Rural Health. 2015 Sep 8. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12142. [Epub ahead of print].

Chen HF, Popoola T, Radhakrishnan K, Suzuki S, Homan S. Improving Diabetic Patient Transition to Homecare: Leading Risk Factors for 30-day Readmission. American Journal of Managed Care. 2015, 21(6): 440-450.

Hsieh HM, Bazzoli GJ, Chen HF, Stratton LS, Clement DG. Did Budget Cuts in Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment Affect Hospital Quality of Care? Medical Care. 2014;52(5):415-21.