Publications

Mello MM, Jenkinson C. Comparison of medical and nursing attitudes to resuscitation between a British and an American teaching hospital. Soc Sci Med 1998;46:415-24.

Mello MM. Death, life, and uncertainty: allocating the risk of error in the decision to terminate life support. Yale Law J 1999;109:635-42.

Mello MM. Of swords and shields: the use of clinical practice guidelines in medical malpractice litigation. Univ Penn Law Rev 2001;149:645-710.

Mello MM, Brennan TA. The controversy over high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplant for breast cancer. Health Aff 2001;20:101-17.

Mello MM, Brennan TA. Demystifying the law/science disconnect. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2001;26:429-38.

Mello MM, Stearns SC, Norton EC. Do Medicare HMOs still reduce health services use after controlling for selection bias? Health Econ 2002;11:323-40.

Mello MM. Policing Medicaid and Medicare managed care: the role of courts and administrative agencies. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2002;27:465-94.

Mello MM, Brennan TA.  Deterrence of medical errors: theory and evidence for malpractice reform. Texas Law Rev 2002;80:1595-1637.

Mello MM. Using statistical evidence to prove the malpractice standard of care: bridging legal, clinical, and statistical thinking. Wake Forest Law Rev 2002;37:821-59.

Mello MM, Rosenthal M, Neumann PJ. Direct-to-consumer advertising and shared liability for pharmaceutical manufacturers. JAMA 2003;289:477-81.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Brennan TA. Medical monitoring for pharmaceutical injuries: tort law for the public’s health? JAMA 2003;289:889-94.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. The Leapfrog standards: ready to jump from marketplace to courtroom?  Health Aff 2003;22:46-59.

Whang E, Mello MM, Ashley SW, Zinner MJ. Implementing resident work hour limitations: lessons from the New York experience. Ann Surg 2003;237:449-455.

Ransom SB, Studdert DM, Dombrowski MP, Mello MM, Brennan TA. Reduced medicolegal risk by compliance with obstetric clinical pathways: a case-control study. Obstet Gynecol 2003;101:751-755.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. The new medical malpractice crisis. N Engl J Med 2003;348:2281-84. Read it

Mello MM, Stearns SC, Norton EC, Ricketts TC. Understanding biased selection in Medicare HMOs. Health Serv Res 2003;38:961-92.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. The rise of litigation in human subjects research. Ann Intern Med 2003;139:40-45.

Brennan TA, Mello MM. Patient safety and medical malpractice: a case study. Ann Intern Med 2003;139:267-273.

Burns JP, Mello MM, Studdert DM, Puopolo AL, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Results of a controlled clinical trial on care improvement for the critically ill. Crit Care Med 2003;31:2107-2117.

Studdert DM, Burns JP, Mello MM, Puopolo AL, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Nature of conflict in the care of pediatric intensive care patients with prolonged stay. Pediatrics 2003;112:553-558.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Burns JP, Puopolo AL, Galper BZ, Cook EF, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Conflict in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors. Intensive Care Med 2003;29:1489-1497.

Mello MM, Brennan TA. Due process in investigations of research misconduct. N Engl J Med 2003;349:1280-1286.

Whang EE, Perez A, Ito H, Mello MM, Ashley SW, Zinner MJ. Work hours reform: perceptions and desires of contemporary surgical residents. J Am Coll Surg 2003;197:624-30.

Mello MM, Kelly CN, Studdert DM, Brennan TA, Sage WM. Hospitals’ behavior in a tort crisis: observations from Pennsylvania. Health Aff 2003;22:225-233.

Mello MM, Rimm EB, Studdert DM. The McLawsuit: the fast food industry and legal accountability for obesity. Health Aff 2003;22:207-216.

Mello MM, Burns JP, Truog RD, Studdert DM, Puopolo AL, Brennan TA. Decision making and satisfaction with care in the pediatric ICU: findings from a controlled clinical trial. Ped Crit Care Med 2004;5:40-47.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Brennan TA. Medical malpractice. N Engl J Med 2004;350:283-292. Read it

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. The pharmaceutical industry versus Medicaid: limits on state initiatives to control prescription drug costs. N Engl J Med 2004;350:608-613.

Mello MM, Hemenway D. Medical malpractice as an epidemiological problem. Soc Sci Med 2004;59:39-46.

Studdert DM, Yang YT, Mello MM.  Are damages caps regressive?  A study of malpractice jury verdicts in California.  Health Aff 2004;23:54-67.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, DesRoches CM, Peugh J, Zapert K, Brennan TA, Sage WM. Caring for patients in a malpractice crisis: physician satisfaction and quality of care. Health Aff 2004;23:42-53.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Brennan TA.  Financial conflicts of interest in physician relationships with the pharmaceutical industry: self-regulation in the shadow of federal prosecution.  New Engl J Med 2004;351:1891-1900.

Mello MM.  The experience of a community representative on an ethics consult team.  J Clin Ethics 2004;15:296-301.

Mello MM, Kelly CN, Brennan TA. Fostering rational regulation of patient safety. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2005;30:375-426.

Mello MM, Kelly CN. Effects of a professional liability crisis on residents’ practice decisions. Obstet Gynec 2005;105:1287-1295.

Mello MM, Clarridge BR, Studdert DM.  Academic medical centers’ standards for clinical-trial agreements with industry. N Engl J Med 2005;352:2202-2210.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Sage WM, DesRoches CM, Peugh J, Zapert K, Brennan TA. Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environment. JAMA 2005;293:2609-2617.

Entwistle VE, Mello MM, Brennan TA.  Advising patients about patient safety: current initiatives risk shifting responsibility. Joint Commission J Qual Patient Safety 2005;31:483-494.

Mello MM.  Managing malpractice crises. J Law Med Ethics 2005;33:414-415.

Kelly CN, Mello MM.  Are medical malpractice damages caps constitutional?  An overview of state litigation. J Law Med & Ethics 2005;33:515-534.

Irani JL, Mello MM, Ashley SW, Whang EE, Zinner MJ, Breen E.  Surgical residents’ perceptions of the effects of the ACGME duty hour requirements one year after implementation. Surgery 2005;138:246-253.

Breen E, Irani JL, Mello MM, Whang EE, Zinner MJ, Ashley SW. The future of surgery: today’s residents speak. Curr Surg 2005;62:543-546.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, DesRoches CM, Peugh J, Zapert K, Brennan TA, Sage WM. Effects of the malpractice crisis on specialist supply and access to care. Ann Surg 2005;242:621-628.

Mello MM, Clarridge BR, Studdert DM.  Researchers’ views of the acceptability of restrictive provisions in clinical trial agreements with industry sponsors. Accountability in Res 2005;12:163-191.

Mello MM, Brennan TA.  Legal concerns and the influenza vaccine shortage. JAMA 2005;294:1817-1820.

Mello MM, Powlowski MP, Nañagas JMP, Bossert T. The role of law in public health: the case of family planning in the Philippines.  Soc Sci Med 2006;63:384-396.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Gawande AA, Gandhi TK, Kachalia A, Yoon C, Puopolo AL, Brennan TA. Claims, errors, and compensation payments in medical malpractice litigation. N Engl J Med 2006;354:2024-2033.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA.  Obesity–the new frontier of public health law.  N Engl J Med 2006;354(24):2601-2610.  Read it

Samanta A, Mello MM, Foster C, Tingle J, Samanta J. The role of clinical guidelines in medical negligence litigation: a shift from the Bolam standard? Med Law Rev 2006;14:321-66.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Kachalia A, Brennan TA.  “Health courts” and accountability for patient safety.  Milbank Q 2006;84:459-492.

Kesselheim AS, Mello MM. Medical process patents–monopolizing the delivery of health care.  N Engl J Med 2006;355:2036-2041.  Read it

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Gawande AA, Brennan TA, Wang YC.  Disclosure of medical injury: an improbable risk management strategy. Health Aff 2007;26:215-226.

Joffe S, Mello MM, Cook EF, Lee SJ. Advance care planning among patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood & Marrow Transpl 2007;13:65-73.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Jedrey CM, Brennan TA. Regulatory and judicial oversight of nonprofit hospitals. N Engl J Med 2007;356:625-631.  Read it

Kesselheim AS, Mello MM.  Confidentiality laws and secrecy in medical research: improving access to data on drug safety.  Health Aff 2007;26:483-491.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Schumi J, Brennan TA, Sage WM.  Changes in physician supply and scope of practice during a malpractice crisis: evidence from Pennsylvania. Health Aff 2007 (Web Exclusive).

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Levy MK, Gruen RL, Dunn EJ, Orav EJ, Brennan TA. Geographic variation in informed consent law: two standards for disclosure of treatment risks. J Empirical Leg Stud 2007;4:103-124.

Brennan TA, Mello MM. Sunshine laws and the pharmaceutical industry. JAMA 2007;297:1255-1257.

Mello MM, Joffe S. Compact versus contract: industry sponsors’ obligations to their research subjects. N Engl J Med 2007;356:2737-2743.  Read it

Mello MM. Rationalizing vaccine injury compensation. Bioethics 2008;22(1):32-42.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Moran P, Dauer EA. Policy experimentation with administrative compensation for medical injury: issues under state constitutional law.  Harvard J Legis 2008;45:59-106.  Read it

Studdert DM, Mello MM. When tort resolutions are “wrong”: predictors of discordant outcomes in medical malpractice litigation. J Leg Stud 2008;36(Suppl2):S47-S78.  Read it

Mello MM, Pomeranz J, Moran P. The interplay of public health law and industry self-regulation: the case of sugar-sweetened beverage sales in schools. Am J Pub Health 2008;98:595-604.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Thomas EJ, Yoon C, Brennan TA. Who pays for medical errors?  An analysis of adverse event costs, the medical liability system, and incentives for patient safety improvement. J Empirical Leg Stud 2007;4(4):835-860.

Mello MM, Zeiler K. Empirical health law: the state of the field. Georgetown Law J 2008;96:649-702. Read it

Mello MM, Studdert DM. Deconstructing negligence: the role of individual and system factors in causing medical error. Georgetown Law J 2008;96:599-623.  Read it

Miller FG, Mello MM, Joffe S. Incidental findings in human research: what do investigators owe research participants? J Law Med Ethics 2008;36(2):271-279.

Barringer PJ, Studdert DM, Kachalia A, Mello MM. Administrative compensation of medical injuries: a hardy perennial blooms again. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2008;33(4):725-760.  Read it

Kachalia AB, Studdert DM, Brennan TA, Mello MM. Beyond negligence: avoidability and medical injury compensation. Soc Sci Med 2008;66(2):387-402.  Read it

Mello MM. Obesity-personal choice or public health problem? Nature Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 2008;4(1):2-3.

Mello MM, Rosenthal MB. Wellness programs and lifestyle discrimination-the legal limits. N Engl J Med 2008;359(2):192-199.  Read it

Yang YT, Studdert DS, Subramanian SV, Mello MM. A longitudinal analysis of the impact of liability pressure on the supply of obstetrician-gynecologists. J Empirical Leg Stud 2008;5(1):21-53.

Siegal G, Mello MM, Studdert DM. Adjudicating severe birth injury claims in Florida and Virginia: The experience of a landmark experiment in personal injury compensation. Am J Law Med 2008;34:489-533.  Read it

Yang YT, Mello MM, Subramanian SV, Studdert DM. Relationship between malpractice litigation pressure and rates of cesarean section and vaginal birth after cesarean section. Med Care 2009;47(2):234-242.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. Shifting terrain in the regulation of off-label promotion of pharmaceuticals. N Engl J Med 2009;360(15): 1557-1566.  Read it

Mello MM. New York City’s war on fat. N Engl J Med 2009;360(19):2015-2020.  Read it

Brennan TA, Mello MM. Incremental health care reform. JAMA 2009;301(17):1814-1816.

Gallagher TH, Bell SK, Smith KM, Mello MM, McDonald TB. Disclosing harmful errors to patients: tackling three tough cases. Chest 2009;136:897-903.

Mello MM, Brennan TA. The role of medical liability reform in federal health reform. N Engl J Med 2009;361(1):1-3. Read it

Mello MM, Gostin LO. A legal perspective on diabetes surveillance-privacy and the police power. Milbank Q 2009;87(3):575-580.  Read it

Bian J, Lipscomb J, Mello MM. Spillover effects of state mandated-benefit laws: the case of outpatient breast cancer surgery. Inquiry 2009;46:433-447.

Mello MM. Federal Trade Commission regulation of food advertising to children: possibilities for a reinvigorated role. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2010;35(2):227-276.

Kesselheim A, Studdert DM, Mello MM. Whistle-blowers’ experiences in fraud litigation against pharmaceutical companies. N Engl J Med 2010;362(10):1832-1839. Read it

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Brennan TA. Defensive medicine—a wide view. J Gen Intern Med 2010;25(5):380-381.

Mello MM, Gallagher TH. Malpractice reform–opportunities for leadership by healthcare institutions and liability insurers. N Engl J Med 2010;362(15):1353-1356. Read it

Kesselheim AS, Mello MM. Gene patenting–is the pendulum swinging back? N Engl J Med 2010;362(20):1855-1858. Read it

Mello MM, Wolf LE. The Havasupai Indian Tribe case–lessons for research involving stored biologic samples. N Engl J Med 2010 (Epub).  Read it

Winickoff JP, Gottlieb M, Mello MM. Regulation of smoking in public housing. New Engl J Med 2010;362(24):2319-2325.  Read it

Burris S, Wagenaar AC, Swanson JW, Ibrahim JK, Wood J, Mello MM. Making the case for laws that improve health: a framework for public health law research. Milbank Q 2010;88(2):169-210.  Read it

Mello MM, Wolf LE. The Havasupai Indian tribe case–lessons for research involving stored biologic samples. N Engl J Med 2010;363(3):204-207. Read it

Colgrove J, Abiola S, Mello MM. School mandates for HPV vaccination—public health law making amid political and scientific controversy. N Engl J Med 2010;363(8):785-791.  Read it

Carrier E, Reschovsky JD, Mello MM, Mayrell RC, Katz D. Physicians’ fears of malpractice lawsuits are not assuaged by tort reforms. Health Aff 2010;29(9):1585-1592.

Mello MM, Chandra A, Gawande A, Studdert DM. National costs of the medical liability system. Health Aff 2010;29(9):1569-1577.

Mastroianni A, Mello MM, Sommer S, Hardy M, Gallagher TH. The flaws in state ‘apology’ and ‘disclosure’ laws dilute their intended impact on malpractice suits. Health Aff 2010;29(9):1611-1619.

Mangalmurti S, Murtagh L, Mello MM. Medical malpractice liability in the age of electronic health records. N Engl J Med 2010;362(21):2060-2067. Read it

Studdert DM, Spittal MJ, Mello MM, O’Malley AJ, Stevenson DG. Relationship between quality of care and negligence litigation in nursing homes. N Engl J Med 2011;364:1243-50. Read it

Kesselheim AS, Mello MM, Studdert DM. Strategies and practices in off-label marketing of pharmaceuticals: a retrospective analysis of whistleblower complaints. PLoS Med 2011;8(4):e1000431. Read it

Kachalia A, Mello MM. New directions in medical liability reform. N Engl J Med 2011;364(16):1564-1572. Read it

Studdert DM, Kachalia AB, Salomon JA, Mello MM. Rationalizing noneconomic damages: a health-utilities approach. Law & Contemp Prob 2011;74:57-101.

Kesselheim A, Murtagh L, Mello MM. “Pay for delay” settlements of disputes over pharmaceutical patents. N Engl J Med 2011;365:1439-45. Read it

Mangalmurti SS, Murtagh L, Mello MM. Medical malpractice in the military. N Engl J Med 2011;365(17):664-70. Read it

Mello MM, Messing NA. Restrictions on the use of prescribing data for drug promotion. N Engl J Med 2011;365:1248-54. Read it

Yang T, Studdert DS, Subramanian SV, Mello MM. Does tort law improve the health of newborns, or miscarry? A longitudinal analysis of the effect of liability pressure on birth outcomes. J Empirical Leg Stud 2012;9(2):217-45.

Mello MM, Abiola S, Colgrove J. Pharmaceutical companies’ role in state vaccination policy making: the case of HPV vaccination. Am J Pub Health 2012;102(5):893-8.

Breckenridge A, Mello M, Psaty B. New horizons in pharmaceutical regulation. Nature Drug Discov 2012;11(7):501-2.

Mello MM, Goodman SN, Faden R. Ethical issues in studying drug safety—the Institute of Medicine’s report and beyond. N Engl J Med 2012;367:959-64. Read it

Mello MM, Cohen IG. The taxing power and the public’s health. N Engl J Med 2012;367(19):1777-79. Read it

Mello MM. Legal and policy approaches to the obesity epidemic. Surg Obes & Related Dis 2012;8(5):507-13.

Bell SK, Smulowitz PB, Woodward AC, Mello MM, Duva AM, Sands K. Disclosure, apology, and offer programs: stakeholders’ views of barriers to and strategies for broad implementation. Milbank Q 2012;90(4):682-705. Read it

Mello MM. Ejecting trans fat from New York City restaurants. Nature Rev Endocrinol 2012;8(11):633-5.

Murtagh L, Gallagher TH, Andrew P, Mello MM. Disclosure-and-resolution programs that include generous compensation offers may prompt a complex patient response. Health Aff 2012;31(12):2681-89.

Kesselheim AS, Mello MM, Avorn J. FDA regulation of off-label drug promotion under attack. JAMA 2013;309(5):445-6.

Abiola S, Colgrove J, Mello MM. The politics of HPV vaccination policy formation in the United States. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2013;38(4):645-81.

Morain S, Mello MM. Survey finds public support for legal interventions directed at health behavior to fight noncommunicable disease. Health Aff 2013;32(3):486-96.

Kachalia A, Mello MM. Defensive medicine—legally necessary but ethically wrong? Inpatient stress testing for chest pain in low-risk patients. JAMA Intern Med 2013;173(12):1056-7.

Rosenthal MB, Mello MM. Sunlight as disinfectant—new rules on disclosure of industry payments to physicians. New Engl J Med 2013;368:2052-4. Read it

Kachalia A, Mello MM. Breast cancer screening: conflicting guidelines and medicolegal risk. JAMA 2013;309(24):2555-6.

Morain S, Greene MF, Mello MM. A new era in noninvasive prenatal testing. N Engl J Med 2013;369(6):499-501. Read it

Kesselheim AS, Cook-Deegan RM, Winickoff DE, Mello MM. Gene patenting—the Supreme Court finally speaks. N Engl J Med 2013(9);369:869-75. Read it

Carrier E, Reschovsky J, Katz DA, Mello MM. High physician concern about malpractice risk predicts more aggressive diagnostic testing in office-based practice. Health Aff 2013;32(8):1383-91.

Mello MM, Wood J, Burris S, Wagenaar A, Ibrahim J, Swanson J. Critical opportunities for public health law: a call for action. Am J Pub Health 2013;103(11):1979-88.

Mello MM, Francer J, Wilenzick M, Teden P, Bierer BE, Barnes M. Preparing for responsible sharing of clinical trial data. N Engl J Med 2013;369(17):1651-8. Read it. Read it

Gallagher TH, Mello MM, Levinson W, Wynia M, Sachdeva A, Sachdeva AK, Sulmasy SL, Truog R, Conway J, Mazor K, Lembitz A, Bell SK, Sokol-Hessner L, Shapiro J, Puopolo AL, Arnold R. Talking with patients and colleagues about other clinicians’ errors. N Engl J Med 2013;369(18): 1752-7. Read it

Other:

Mello MM. The role of clinical practice guidelines in malpractice litigation. Forum (Harvard Risk Management Foundation) 2000;20:1.

Burns JP, Mello MM, Studdert DM, Puopolo AL, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Results of a controlled clinical trial on care improvement for the critically ill [abstract and poster]. Academy for Health Services Research Annual Meeting 2002.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Burns JP, Puopolo AL, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Conflicts in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors [abstract and poster].  Academy for Health Services Research Annual Meeting 2002.

Mello MM, Brennan TA. Regulating health care quality: the case of patient safety. Commissioned paper for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2002.

Mello MM. Institute of Medicine report 2002: “No fault” and other issues. The Physician Insurer 2003;First Quarter:14-17.

Hanscom RB, Mello MM, Powers RP, Sato L, Schaefer MA, Studdert DM. Legal liability and protection of patient safety data. Commissioned paper for the Institute of Medicine Committee on Patient Safety Data Standards, 2003.

Mello MM, Rosenthal MB, Neumann PJ. Liability for adverse events in direct-to-consumer advertising [letter]. JAMA 2003;289:2647.

Mello MM, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. Quality improvement efforts [letter]. Health Aff 2003;22(3):247-248.

Joffe S, Mello MM, Lee SJ. Advance care planning among patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation [abstract and oral presentation]. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2003.

Mello MM, Brennan TA. Tort law and medical quality: some lessons from the United States. In J. Tingle, K. Wheat & C. Foster (eds.), Regulating Health Care Quality: Legal & Professional Perspectives (Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science, 2004).

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Brennan TA. Health policy review: medical malpractice. In R.E. Anderson (ed.), Medical Malpractice: A Physician’s Sourcebook (Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2004).

Mello MM, Studdert DM. The medical malpractice system: structure and performance. In W.M. Sage & R. Kersh (eds.), Medical Malpractice and the U.S. Health Care System: New Century, Different Issues(Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 11-29.

Brennan TA, Mello MM, Studdert DM.  Liability, patient safety, and defensive medicine: what does the future hold?. In W.M. Sage & R. Kersh (eds.), Medical Malpractice and the U.S. Health Care System: New Century, Different Issues (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 93-114.

Mello MM. Understanding malpractice insurance: a primer. Research Synthesis Report No. 8 (Princeton, NJ: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2006).

Mello MM.  Medical malpractice: impact of the crisis and effect of state tort reforms.  Research Synthesis Report No. 10 (Princeton, NJ: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2006).

Mello MM.  Book review: Can We Say No?  The Challenge of Health Care Rationing.  J Econ Lit 2006;44:1049-1054.

Moran P, Pomeranz J, Mello MM.  Policies affecting access to sugar-sweetened beverages in schools: a legal and regulatory review.  Report to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2006.

Bian J, Lipscomb J, Mello MM.  Spillover effects of state mandated-benefit laws: the case of outpatient breast cancer surgery [abstract and oral presentation]. AcademyHealth Annual Meeting, 2007.

Studdert DM, Mello MM, Gawande A, Brennan TA. Disclosure: the authors respond [letter]. Health Aff 2007;26:904-05.

Mello MM, Chandra A. The cap doesn’t fit. New York Times [op-ed], July 12, 2009.

Mello MM. Reform the medical liability system. New York Times [op-ed on nytimes.com], Nov. 14, 2010.

Mello MM, Kachalia A. Evaluation of options for medical malpractice system reform. Report to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. April 2010. Read it

Mello MM, Kachalia A, Goodell S. Medical malpractice—update (Princeton, NJ: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2011). Read it.

Mello MM, Kachalia A, Studdert DM. Administrative compensation for medical injuries: lessons from three foreign systems (New York: Commonwealth Fund, 2011). Read it.

Mello MM, Kachalia A. Medical liability reform in Oregon: possibilities, costs, and benefits. Report to the Oregon Health Authority. January 2012.

Mello MM, Kachalia A. Administrative compensation of medical injuries: an analysis of the Florida approach. Report to the Oregon Health Authority. May 2012.

Mello MM, Parmet W. Editors’ introduction. J Health Polit Pol’y Law 2013;38(4):629-43.

Burris S, Wagenaar AC, Swanson W, Ibrahim JK, Wood J, Mello MM. A framework for public health law research. In: A.C. Wagenaar and S. Burris (eds.), Public Health Law Research: Theory and Methods (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2013).