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Lingrui Liu, ScD, MS

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Summary

Dr. Liu's research interests include health system performance and evaluation, quality improvement, patient safety, organizational design and culture, service-line management, and implementation of evidence-based practices. She explores research inquiries with a cadre of tools, encompassing both quantitative and qualitative methods: statistical and econometric analyses, mathematical decision science models, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), participant observations, interviews, and surveys.

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Public Health Interests

Global Health; Health Care Quality, Efficiency; Health Care Financing; Health Care Management; Modeling

Selected Publications

  • Exploring System Features of Primary Care Practices that Promote Better Provider ExperienceLiu L., Chien T. A., Singer J. S. 2019. Exploring system features of primary care practice that promote better provider experience. In Guclu Atinc (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventy-ninth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Online ISSN: 2151-6561. https://journals.aom.org/doi/abs/10.5465/AMBPP.2019.246
  • Liu L., Chien A., Singer S. Exploring system features of primary care practice that promote better provider experience: A qualitative comparative analysis.Under Review
  • Liu L., Desai M., Wendimagegn N., Ayehu T., Nadew K., Linnander EL. District-level health management and health system performance: Two-year longitudinal evaluation of the Primary Healthcare Transformation Initiative.Under Review
  • Liu L., Portnoy A., True Z., Fink G., Verguet S. The health and financial benefits for households from averting malaria with RTS,S/AS01 vaccine in Zambia: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis.Under Review
  • Liu K., Wang TY, Bai C., Liu L., Wang ZX, Lu CL. Trends in the new healthcare reform in China since 2009: a big data analysis of policy documents at multiple levels.Under Review
  • Ren F., Lin R., Cai A., Liu L. Impact of the occupational mobility among rural-urban migrant laborers on their health well-being status: A cross-sectional study in Xiamen City, China.Under Review
  • Liu L., Desai M., Ali N., Nadew K., Linnander EL. Measurement of organizational culture in primary healthcare delivery in Ethiopia.Working Paper
  • Liu L., Desai M., Christie S., Linnander EL. The differentiated service delivery model for medication distribution.Working Paper
  • Liu L., Brewster A., Curry L. Partnerships promoting the integrated health and social care for older adults: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis.Working Paper
  • Liu L., Curry L., Brewster A., Nyhan K. Integrated care across health and social care organizations associated with health outcomes among chronically-ill patients: A systematic review.Working Paper
  • Impact of reimbursement rates on the length of stay in tertiary public hospitals: a retrospective cohort study in Shenzhen, ChinaNing J, Liu L, Cherlin E, et al. Impact of reimbursement rates on the length of stay in tertiary public hospitals: a retrospective cohort study in Shenzhen, China. BMJ Open 2020;10:e040066. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2020-040066