Douglas Hough Faculty Bio
Douglas Hough, PhD
The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Joint Appointment, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410) 234-9415
Douglas Hough, PhD (Economics, University of Wisconsin) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2000. He is an Associate Professor in the practice track with expertise in the areas of behavioral economics in healthcare, and healthcare economics.
Honors and Distinctions
- Editor, Business of Medicine column, Advanced Studies in Medicine, 2002-2007.
- Faculty of the Year, Hopkins Business of Medicine program, 2004-05.
- Cohn, K. H., & Hough, D.E. (eds., 2007). The Business of Healthcare (3 volumes). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishing.
- Hough, D.E. (2007). Can Pay-for-Performance Really Pay for Performance? In The Business of Healthcare, edited by Kenneth H. Cohn and Douglas E. Hough, Westport, CT, Praeger Publishing
- Hough, D. E. (2002). Is bigger always better? The optimal size of a group practice. Journal of Medical Practice Management, 17(6), 312-318.
- Hough, D. E., & Bazzoli, G. J. (1985). The economic environment of resident physicians. Journal of the American Medical Association 253(12), 1758-1762.
- Marder, W. D., & Hough, D. E. (1983). Medical residency as investment in human capital. Journal of Human Resources 18(1), 49-64.
Works in Progress
- “Size Matters: The Search for the Optimal Size of Physician Practices,” with David Gans and Kai Liu
- “Maximizers and Satisficers in the Emergency Department,“ with Ed Bessman
- Medical Economics
- Strategic Planning for Medical Organizations