John Schley Hughes MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Program for Biomedical EthicsInternal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Risk stratification/risk adjustment methods for health care data analysis more...


  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1968
  • M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1972

Selected Publications

  • Averill RF, Vertrees JC, McCullough EC, Hughes JS, Goldfield NI. Redesigning the Medicare Inpatient PPS to Adjust Payment for Post-Admission Complications. Health Care Financing Review 2006 27 (3): 83-93.
  • Hughes JS, Averill RF, Goldfield NI, Muldoon J, Gay JC, McCullough EC, Xiang J. Identifying Potentially Preventable Complications Using a Present on Admission Indicator. Health Care Financing Review 2006 27 (3): 63-82.
  • Hughes JS, Averill RF, Eisenhandler J, Goldfield NI, Muldoon J, John M. Neff JN, Gay JC. Clinical Risk Groups (CRGs): A Classification System for Risk-Adjusted Capitation-Based Payment and Health Care Management. Medical Care 2004 42 (1): 81-90.



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