Gloria J. Bazzoli, PhD

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Cornell University
Ph.D., New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Economics
M.S., New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Economics

University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana
B.A., Economics


Gloria J. Bazzoli, Ph.D. is the Bon Secours Professor of Health Administration with the Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University. She conducts quantitative and qualitative research on US hospital operations and the financing and functioning of hospital markets. She has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of the American Medical Association, Health Services Research, Health Affairs, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, Medical Care Research and Review, and Inquiry. Dr. Bazzoli has been a lead investigator in various research projects, including studies of financial pressures affecting the hospital safety net, relationships between hospital financial condition and the quality of hospital care, and the effects of hospital mergers and closures on health care markets and consumers. She has also examined changes in the US hospital industry through her work with the Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC. Dr. Bazzoli is editor-emeritus for the journal Medical Care Research and Review. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University and her B.A. in economics from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana.

PUBLICATIONS (latest 10 of over 90)

Bazzoli, GJ, "Effects of Expanded California Health Coverage on Hospitals: Implications for ACA Medicaid Expansions," Health Services Research forthcoming.

Fareed, N, Bazzoli, GJ, Mick, SM, and Harless, D. "The Influence of Institutional Pressures on Hospital Electronic Health Record Presence," Social Science and Medicine 133(May 2015): 28-35. 

Chukmaitov, AC, Harless, DW, Bazzoli, GJ, Carretta, HJ, Siangphoe, U "Delivery System Characteristics and their Association with Quality and Costs of Care: Implications for Accountable Care Organizations," Health Care Management Review 40(April-June 2015): 92-103.

Waters, TM, Daniels, MJ, Bazzoli, GJ, Perencevich, E, Dunton, N, Staggs, VS, Potter, C, Fareed, N, Liu, M, and Shorr, RI, "Impact of Medicare's Nonpayment for Hospital Acquired Conditions: Lessons for Future Policy," JAMA Internal Medicine January 5, 2015, E1-E8, doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.5486.

Bazzoli, GJ, Fareed, N, and Waters, TM, "Hospital Financial Condition in the Recent Recession and Implications for Institutions That Remain Financially Weak" Health Affairs 33(May 2014): 739-744.

Hsieh, Hui-Min, Bazzoli, GJ, Chen, HF, Stratton, LS, Clement, DG, “Do Budget Cuts in Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment Affect Hospital Quality of Care?” Medical Care 52(May 2014): 415–421.

Bazzoli, GJ and Clement, JP, “The Experiences of Massachusetts Hospitals as Statewide Health Insurance Reform Was Implemented," Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 25 (February 2014 supplement): 63-78.

Hsieh, Hui-Min and Bazzoli, GJ, “Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payment: How Does It Impact Hospitals' Provision of Uncompensated Care?,” Inquiry 29(Fall 2012): 254-267.

Bazzoli, GJ and Garland, SG, “The Safety Net Role of Public Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers: Past, Present and Future,” in The Health Safety Net in a Post-Health Care Reform World, M. Hall and S. Rosenbaum (eds), Piscataway, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2012, pages 182-199.

Bazzoli, GJ, Lee, W, Hsieh, HM, and Mobley, LR, “The Effects of Safety Net Hospital Closures and Conversions on Patient Travel Distance for Hospital Care,” Health Services Research 47(February 2012, Part 1): 129-150.