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Walter H Ettinger Jr MD, MBA

TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DivisionGeriatric Medicine

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    Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH, United StatesBALiberal Arts
    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, United StatesMBAManagement
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United StatesMDMedicine

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    Walter EttingerWalter Ettinger, MD, MBA is President of the UMass Memorial Medical Center. He is board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, and rheumatology. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University.

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    1. Bova C, Route PS, Fennie K, Ettinger W, Manchester GW, Weinstein B. Measuring patient-provider trust in a primary care population: refinement of the health care relationship trust scale. Res Nurs Health. 2012 Aug; 35(4):397-408. PMID: 22511461.
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    2. Ettinger WH. Can hospitalization-associated disability be prevented? JAMA. 2011 Oct 26; 306(16):1800-1. PMID: 22028358.
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    3. Ettinger WH, Flotte TR. The role of gene and cell therapy in the era of health care reform. Hum Gene Ther. 2011 Nov; 22(11):1307-9. PMID: 22023350.
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    4. Klugman R, Allen L, Benjamin EM, Fitzgerald J, Ettinger W. Mortality rates as a measure of quality and safety, "caveat emptor". Am J Med Qual. 2010 May-Jun; 25(3):197-201. PMID: 20093713.
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    5. Walsh KE, Ettinger WH, Klugman RA. Physician quality officer: a new model for engaging physicians in quality improvement. Am J Med Qual. 2009 Jul-Aug; 24(4):295-301. PMID: 19487577.
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    6. Ettinger WH, Hylka SM, Phillips RA, Harrison LH, Cyr JA, Sussman AJ. When things go wrong: the impact of being a statistical outlier in publicly reported coronary artery bypass graft surgery mortality data. Am J Med Qual. 2008 Mar-Apr; 23(2):90-5. PMID: 18245577.
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