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Walter J. Jones

Walter J. Jones, PhD, Professor, Health Administration & Policy

Walter J. Jones, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management
151-B Rutledge Avenue, MSC
962
Charleston, SC 29425

Office: B406

843-792-8464
jonesw@musc.edu

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Education

  • MHSA Health Services Administration, Medical University of South Carolina (1991)
  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of Wisconsin (1980)
  • MA Political Science, University of Wisconsin (1975)
  • BA Political Science, Pennsylvania State University (1974)

Areas of Teaching

  • Foundations in Health Policy
  • Community and Global Health
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Research Methods and Statistical Analysis in Health Administration

Research Interests

  • Health policymaking and policy analysis
  • Health economics 
  • Health services administration
  • Health services research
  • Health outcomes research
  • Research methods and statistical analysis

Recent Publications

  • Healy-Collier, K., Jones, W.J.; Schmerling, J.E., Robertson, K.R., and Ferry, R.J. (2016). Medicaid managed care reduces readmissions for youth with Type 1 diabetics: The Children’s Hospital Association study. American Journal of Managed Care, 22 (2). In press.
  • Jayawardhana, J., Bradford, W.D.; Jones, W.J.; Nietert, P.J. and Silvestri, G. (2014). Master Settlement Agreement spending and tobacco control efforts. PLoS ONE 9(12): e114706.

Recent Presentations

  • White, B.M., Jones, W.J., Moran, W.P., and Simpson, K.N. "Impact of the great recession on primary care access for the homeless in New York using the State Inpatient Database." 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Nov 2015. Chicago, IL.
  • White, B.M., Moran, W.P.; Jones, W.J.; and Simpson, K.N. "Impact of the economic recession on primary care access for the homeless." Annual Research Meeting of Academy Health, June 2015. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Healy-Collier, K.; Sumter, R., DaSilva, A., Perez-Toledo, F.; Jones, W.J.; and Lindley, S. "Reorganizing care delivery at the regional medical center to reduce LOS and increase access for the uninsured." 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Nov 2014. New Orleans, LA.
  • Healy-Collier, K.; Sumter, R., Jones, W.J.; DaSilva, A. "Community planning and service reorganization to reduce LOS and provide better aftercare for the uninsured by the regional medical center." 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Nov 2014. New Orleans, LA.
  • Zoller, J., Jones, W., Correa, L. and Carson, N. "Educating allied health students on the possible impacts of health reform: Insights from using the RETHINK Health Simulation Model." Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals Annual Meeting, Oct 2014. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Healy-Collier, K; Jones, W.J.; Schmerling, J.; Robertson, K.; and Ferry, R. "Planning and policy development for providing quality of care and reducing admissions for high risk diabetic children: The impact of Medicaid managed care." 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Nov 2013. Boston, MA.
  • Healy-Collier, K; Jones, W.J.; Schmerling, J.; Robertson, K.; and Ferry, R. "Medicaid managed care impacts on quality of care and readmissions for high risk diabetic children." 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Nov 2013. Boston, MA.
  • Healy-Collier, K; Jones, W.J.; Schmerling, J.; Robertson, K.; and Ferry, R. "Quality of care and preadmissions for high risk juvenile onset diabetic children: The impact of Medicaid managed care." 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Nov 2013. Boston, MA.
 
 
 

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