Gary J. Young
Director, Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research; Professor of Strategic Management and Healthcare Systems
J.D., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Research & Teaching Interests
Research and teaching interests include strategic management, organization behavior, health care management, and health law.
Services to the Profession
Expert witness on matters relating to operation of healthcare organizations.
Facilitator for strategic planning meetings for health care organizations.
Technical consultant on design and implementation of pay-for-performance programs by purchasers and health plans.
Awards & Recognition
Tier 1 Grant funding awarded by Northeastern University Provost Office for the 2012-2013 academic year. Nate Rickles, Carey Noland, Judy Hall, and Gary Young, A pilot investigation into the nature and extent of Medication Adherence Support Activities (MASA) in Boston-area Pharmacies.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research. To develop new theory and related research on the application of the pay-for-performance concept to the healthcare industry (2007-2009).
Best Theory-to-Practice Paper Award from the Health Care Management Division, Academy of Management, for paper “Competition among Hospitals for HMO Business: Effects of Price and Non-Price Attributes” (2001).
Young, G., G. Nyaga and D. Zepeda. “Hospital Employment of Physicians and Supply Chain Performance: An Empirical Investigation” Health Care Management Review, 2016; 41; 244-255.
Young, G, N. Rickles, J. Benzer and A. Dangi. “Management of Medicare Part D Prescription Plans: A Conceptual Framework and Empirical Analysis” In press, Medical Care.
The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry (Eds. Gary Young, Northeastern University; Tim Hoff, Northeastern University; Kathy Sutcliffe, Johns Hopkins University), Oxford University Press, 2016.
Young, G., Rickles, N., Chou, C., Raver,E. (2014). “Enrollee Socio-Economic Characteristics Appear to Influence Medicare Part D Contractors’ Performance Scores for Medication Adherence” Health Affairs, 33, 140-146.
Young, G., Chou,C., Alexander, J., Lee, S., Raver, E. (2013). “Provision of Community Benefits by Tax Exempt U.S. Hospitals” New England Journal of Medicine (Special Article), 368, 1519-1527.
Young, G., Beckman, H., Baker, E. (2012). “Financial Incentives, Professional Values and Performance: A Study of Pay-for-Performance in a Professional Organization” Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33: 964-983.
Young, G., Meterko, M., Beckman, H., Baker, E., White, K., Greene, R., Curtin, K., Bokhour, B., Berlowitz, D., Burgess, J. (2007). “Effects of Paying Physicians Based on Their Relative Performance for Quality” Journal of General internal Medicine, 22, 872-876.
Young, G., Charns, M., Shortell, S. (2001). “Top Manager and Network Effects on the Adoption of Innovative Management Practices: A Study of TQM in a Public Hospital System” Strategic Management Journal, 22, 935-951.