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Ying-Chun Li

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4875 ycli@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

AREA of EXPERTISE

Health services research, Health policy and management, Quality of care, Gerontology

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration, Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
Master of Health Administration, School of Public Administration.
Master of Science in Gerontology, School of Gerontology.
University of Southern California, USA.

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Academic Journals

 

  • Yu-Tsun Su, Yung-Ning Yang, Ying-Chun Li, Chia-Chang Tsai, Li-Min Chen, Yung-Cheng Lin, Chen-Kuang Niu and Yu-Cheng Tsai. (2016). “Age-dependent distribution of the atopic phenotype and allergen sensitization among asthmatic children in southern Taiwan”, Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology, 26, pp. 206-211. [SCI] (October 25, 2016).

  • Yu-Hsuan Lin, Ting-Shou Chang, Yi-Chien Yao, and Ying-Chun Li* (2015). “Increased Risk of Chronic Sinusitis in Adults With Gastroesophgeal Reflux Disease: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study”, Medicine, Volume 94, Number 39, pp. 1-7. (*Correspondence author) [SCI] (October, 2015)

  • Ying-Chun Li* and Wei-Ling Huang. (2015). “Effects of Adherence with Statin Therapy on Health Care Outcomes and Utilizations in Taiwan: A Population-based Study”, BioMed Research International, Volume 2015, Article ID 149573, 8 pages (*Correspondence author) [SCI] (October, 2015)

  • Huang, Chih-Yuan; Li, Ying-Chun; Wang, Hao-Kuang; Sung, Pi-Shan; Wang, Liang-Chao; Sun, Yuan-Ting; Pan, Chia-Hsin; Tsai, Kuen-Jer. (2015). “Stroke suggests increased risk of dementia”, Current Alzheimer Research, Volume 12, Number 3, pp. 287-295. [SCI] (August, 2015)

  • Hao-Kuang Wang, Chao-Ming Hung, Sheng-Hsiang Lin,Yi-Cheng Tai, Kang Lu, Po-Chou Liliang, Chi-Wei Lin, Yi-Che Lee, Pei-Hsuan Fang, Li-Ching Chang, and Ying-Chun Li*. (2014). “Increased risk of hip fractures in patients with dementia: a nationwide population-based study”, BMC Neurology, 14:175. (*Correspondence author) [SCI] [IF=2.49]

  • Ying-Chun Li* and Lee-Huie Wang. (2014). “Innovative Evaluation and Management of Medical Care Network in Taiwan”, International Journal of Innovation in Management (IJIiM), V2N1, 53-64. (*Correspondence author)

  • Yu-Tsun Su, Chien-Yi Wu, Chia-Chang Tsai, Ying-Chun Li, Yung-Cheng Lin, Yu-Cheng Tsai, Chen-Kuang Niu. (2014). “Effects of Sensitization to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Dermatophagoides farinae on Pulmonary Function and Bronchodilator Response in Asthmatic Children”, Journal of Pediatric Respiratory Disease, 9(4): 74-80.

  • Kang Lu, Hao-Kuang Wang, Chih-Ching Yeh, Chih-Yuan Huang, Pi-Shan Sung, Liang-Chao Wang, Chih-HsinMuo, Fung-Chang Sung, Han-Jung Chen, Ying-Chun Li, Li-Ching Chang, and Kuen-Jer Tsai. (2014). “Association between Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases and the Risk of Dementia”, BioMed Research International (formerly titled Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology), Volume 2014, Article ID 861812, 7 pages, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/861812) [SCI] [IF=2.706]

  • Wang, H.K., Tsai, K.J., Huang, C.Y., Wang, L.C., Lu, K., Chen, H.J., Lin, C.W., Lee, Y.J., Fang, P.H., Chang, L.C., and Li, Y.C.* (2014). “Newly Diagnosed Dementia and Increased Risk of Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Nationwide Population-based Study”, Current Alzheimer Research, 11(3): 291-298, [SCI] [IF=3.676] (*Correspondence author)

  • Wang, S.C., Li, Y.C.*, Huang, H.C. (2013). “The Effect of a Workflow-Based Response System on Hospital-wide Voluntary Incident Reporting Rates”, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 25(1): 35-42, [SSCI/SCI] [IF=1.584] (*Correspondence author)

  • Lu, Y.C. and Li, Y.C.* (2013). “How Doctors Practice Evidence-based Medicine”, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 19: 44-49, [SCI] [IF=1.58] (*Correspondence author)

  • Li, Y.C. (2010). “Absence of Influenza Vaccination among High-risk Older Adults in Taiwan”, BMC Public Health, 10:603. [SCI] [IF=2.076]

  • Li, Y.C.* and Liu, C.M. (2009). “Threat-Responsiveness and the Decision to Obtain Free Influenza Vaccinations among the Older Adults in Taiwan”, BMC Public Health, 9:275. [SCI] [IF=2.076] (*Correspondence author)

  • Yip, W., Polisson M., Li, Y.C., Chou, Y.J., and Hsiao, W. (2009). “Treatments, Outcomes, and Costs for AMI Patients in Taiwan.” International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp 169-181. [ABI/INFORM]

  • Li, Y.C.*, Norton, E.C., and Dow, W.H. (2004). “Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Demand Responses to Changes in Infectious Disease Mortality.” Health Services Research, 39(4), Part I: 905-925. [SSCI] [IF=2.291] (*Correspondence author)

  • Pi-Fang Chen, Ching-Kuen Pan, Yu-Fu Chen, Chien-Liang Lin, Ying-Chun Li*. (2014) “Combined Sonography and Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology Improved Diagnostic Accuracy and Efficacy on Breast Tumors” , Medical Journal of South Taiwan, 10:98-107] (*Correspondence author)

  • Wang, S.J., Liu, J.F., Wang, S.H., Wang, C.C., and Li, Y.C.*(2013). “Needs and Burdens Assessment among Primary Caregiver on Long-Term Ventilator-Dependent Patients-A Case Study in Respiratory Wards and Home Care in Southern Taiwan”, Journal of Respiratory Therapy,Vol.12, No.2, pp.1-15。(*Correspondence author)

  • Hsien, H.H., Li, Y.C.*, Ma, C.C., Lo, Y.K. (2012). “The Hospitalization Frequency of Nursing Home Residents – A Comprehensive Analysis”, Taiwan Geriatrics and Gerontology, 7(1):27-40. (*Correspondence author)

  • Tsai, Y.J., Li, Y.C., Lo, H.W., Chen, H.J., Sun, M.S., Tsai, C.Y., Tseng, C.S., Chen, P.H. (2011). Percutaneous Ethanol Injection and Radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Less than 2 CM. Gastroenterological Journal of Taiwan, 28(3):271-280.

Chapter of Book

  • Li, Y.C. “Quality of Primary Care Delivery under the National Health Insurance Program in Taiwan” in Cheng F.M., Woo, J, and Law, C.K. (Eds) “Health Systems: Challenges, Visions, and Reforms from a Comparative Global Perspective”. Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (2013) ISBN 978-962-441-752-4

Conference Papers

  • Wei-Ling Huang, Ying-Chun Li* and Jong-Rung Tsai. “Impact of Anemia On Health Care Outcomes And Utilizations In Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease”, The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Conference, Tokyo, October 16-19, 2016.

  • Yi-Chien Yao and Ying-Chun Li*. “The Effect of Dementia on Medical Care in Middle-Aged and Elderly Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in Taiwan”, The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Conference, Tokyo, October 16-19, 2016.

  • Chao-Mei Wang and Ying-Chun Li*. “The Effects of Insomnia on Health Care Utilization and Medical Care Outcome”, The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Conference, Tokyo, October 16-19, 2016.

  • Ying-Chun Li* and Hsiao-Yun Lin. “Factors Affecting People’s Decisions of Having Self-Care”, International Conference on Innovation and Management, Palau, January 27-30, 2016.

  • Ying-Chun Li* and Shih-Chieh Lin. “Exploring the Approaches of People Seeking Medical and Health Information”, International Conference on Innovation and Management, Sapporo, Japan, July 14-17, 2015.

  • Ying-Chun Li* and Chun-Ze Lin. “Applying Kano‘s Model and Importance-Performance Analysis to Evaluate the Medical Service Quality”, International Conference on Business and Information, Osaka, Japan, July 03-05, 2014. (*Correspondence author)

  • Li, YC* and Wang, LH. "Innovative Evaluation and Management of Medical Care Network in Taiwan", International Conference on Innovation and Management, Bangkok, Thailand, January 20-23, 2014. (*Correspondence author) (Best Paper Award)

  • Li, Y.C.*, Li, M.W. “Hospital readmissions among older osteoporotic fractures patients in Taiwan”, accepted at The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, Korea, June 23-27, 2013.

  • Wang, S.C., Li, Y.C.*, Huang, H.C. “Application of an Innovative Transparent Response System on Hospital Incident Reporting Management”, International Conference on Innovation and Management, Sapporo, Japan, January 28-31, 2013.

  • Li, Y.C. “Evaluating the influences of mobility limitation on health-related quality of life among aging population in Taiwan”, presented at Aging, Mobility and Quality of Life 2012, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, June 24-26, 2012.

  • Liu, C.M. and Li, Y.C. “Osteoporosis Screening Behavior: Factors associated with Bone Mineral Density Test among Elderly in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, June 24-26, 2012.

  • Li, Y.C.* and Fang, P.H. “Evaluating the Preventable Hospitalizations under National Health Insurance Program in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, USA, June 12-14, 2011.

  • Chen, W.L., Li, Y.C. “Evaluating the Hospital Readmissions of Heart Failure Patients in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, USA, June 12-14, 2011.

  • Chang, L.H. and Li, Y.C. “Analyzing the Health Care Utilizations and Quality of Care for Elderly COPD Patients with Depression and Anxiety Among Urban and Rural Areas in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, USA, June 12-14, 2011.

  • Fang, P.H., Li, Y.C., Hung, C.F. “Exploring the Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Mortality and Survival Rate of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle, USA, June 12-14, 2011.

  • Li, Y.C. “Exploring the Quality of Primary Care Delivery under National Health Insurance Program in Taiwan”, presented at International Conference on Health Care Reform: Asia-Pacific Experience and Western Models, Hong Kong, March 4-5, 2011.

  • Li, Y.C.* and Pan, P.J. “Influenza Vaccination among Elderly Diabetic Patients: A Five-Year Population Study in Taiwan”, presented at 4th Vaccine and ISV Annual Global Congress, Vienna, Austria, October 3-5, 2010.

  • Li, Y.C.* and Yan, C.L. “Predictors of Influenza Vaccination among Community-dwelling Elderly in Taiwan”, presented at 4th Vaccine and ISV Annual Global Congress, Vienna, Austria, October 3-5, 2010.

  • Li, Y.C.* and Pan, P.J. “Influence of Comorbidity on the Health Care Utilization among Elderly Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Taiwan”, presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, USA, June 27-29, 2010.

  • Fang, P.H., Li, Y.C. “Exploring the Effects of Treatment Processes on the Ischemic Stroke Patients in Taiwan”, presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, USA, June 27-29, 2010.

  • Chang, L.S., Li. Y.C. “The Impacts of Depression and Anxiety on Elderly COPD Patients in Taiwan”, presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, USA, June 27-29, 2010.

  • Li, Y.C.* and Liu, C.M. “Exploring Quality of Care for Older Adults with Chronic Obstructive Airway Diseases in Taiwan”, accepted by the International Society for Quality in Healthcare, Dublin, Ireland, October 11-14, 2009.

  • Li, Y.C.* and Liu, C.M. “Early Hospital Readmission and Related Resources Utilizations for Older Heart Failure Adults in Taiwan”, presented at 7th World Congress on Health Economics: iHEA, Beijing, China, July 12-15, 2009.

  • Yeh, S. C., Yeh, I. C., & Li, Y. C. “The Determinants of End Stage Renal Diseases Patients with Dementia”, presented at the 19th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress, Paris, France, July 5- 9, 2009.

  • Li, Y.C. “Predictors of Early Hospital Readmission for Elderly Asthma patients”, presented at AcademyHealth 25th Annual Research Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, June 8-10, 2008.

  • Li, Y.C. “Evaluation of Hospital Readmissions and Related Utilizations in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth 25th Annual Research Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, June 8-10, 2008.

  • Liu, C. and Li, Y.C. “Factors Affecting Influenza Vaccination Demand among Elderly Population in Taiwan”, presented at AcademyHealth 25th Annual Research Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, June 8-10, 2008.

  • Li, Y.C. “Evaluation of Quality in Delivery of Primary Care by Assessing Avoidable Hospitalizations in Taiwan”, The 1st International Conference on Healthcare Transformation: Primary Care, Singapore, May 9-11, 2008.

  • Li, Y.C. “Resource Consumption and Disease Management of Pediatric Asthma Hospitalizations in Taiwan”, presented at 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics, Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-11 July 2007.

  • Li, Y.C. “Evaluation of Length of Stay for Pediatric Asthma Patients.” presented at The Conference on Healthcare Industry & Biotech Industry Management, Taipei, Taiwan, July 7, 2006.

  • Huang, H. and Li, Y.C. “Impacts of Health Education on Chronic Kidney Disease Patient’s Health Outcome.” presented at The Conference on Healthcare Industry & Biotech Industry Management, Taipei, Taiwan, July 7, 2006.

  • Li, Y.C.*, Norton, E.C., and Dow, W.H. “How Health Care Market Activity Affects Older Adults’ Prevention Behaviors” presented at the AcademyHealth 2005 Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, June 26-28, 2005.

  • Yip, W. and Li, Y.C.* “Equal Access to Health Care: Experience from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance” presented at the AcademyHealth 2005 Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, June 26-28, 2005.

  • Yip, W., Polisson, M.R., Li, Y.C., and Chou, Y.J. “Equal Access to Treatment and Health Outcome for Heart Attack Patient under Taiwan’s National Health Insurance” presented at the International Health Economics Association (iHEA): 5th World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, July 10-13, 2005.

  • Li, Y.C., “Association between Smoking Behavior and Prevention Utilization among Elderly Persons”, presented in The Gerontological Society of America’s 56th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, November 21-25, 2003.

  • Li, Y.C.*, Norton, E.C., and Dow, W.H. “Vaccination Demand Responses to Changes in Infectious Disease Prevalence”, presented in 20th Annual Research Meeting of AcademyHealth, Nashville, TN, USA, June 26-29, 2003.

  • Li, Y.C., “Effects of Managed Care on Use of Clinical Preventive Services by Medicare Beneficiaries” presented in the 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 19-23,1999.

  • Li, Y.C., “Health Professionals’ Knowledge of Criteria for Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA): A Key to Effective Patient Targeting” presented in the 49th Annual Science Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America,Washington DC., USA, November 18-21, 1996.

Other Publications

  • Li, Y.C. “Quality of Primary Care Delivery under the National Health Insurance Program in Taiwan” in Cheng F.M., Woo, J, and Law, C.K. (Eds). “Health Systems: Challenges, Visions, and Reforms from a Comparative Global Perspective”. Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (2013) ISBN 978-962-441-752-4

PROJECTS 2016

Period

Title

2016.08-2017.07

Ministry of Science and Technology, “Analyses of Health Care Outcomes and Medical Care Utilizations for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients”, (MOST 105-2410-H-110-074)

2015.08-2016.07

Ministry of Science and Technology, “Comprehensive Analysis on Continuity of Care from Patients’,Health Care Providers’, and Health Care Policymakers’/Hospital Managers’ Perspectives”, (MOST 104-2410-H-110-078 –SSS)

2014.08-2015.07

Ministry of Science and Technology, “Exploring the Impacts of Continuity of Care in Health Care for Patients with Chronic Diseases”, (MOST 103-2410-H-110 -076 -)

2013.08-2014.07

National Science Council, “Effects of Medication Adherence on Medical Care among Patients with Chronic Diseases”, (NSC 102-2410-H-110 -069 -)

2010.08-2012.07

National Science Council, “Evaluating the Access, Quality, and Efficiency of Health Care for the Older Adults in Taiwan”, (NSC 99-2410-H-110-008-MY2)

2007.08-2010.07

National Science Council, “Evaluations on Prevalence, Health Care Utilization, and Quality of Care of Multiple Chronic Conditions in the Elderly Population”, (NSC 96-2416-H-110-006-MY3)

SERVICES

Year

Title

2015-present

Chair of International Business MBA, National Sun Yat-sen University

2014-2015

Director of Continuing Education, National Sun Yat-sen University

2009-present

MOST research project reviewer

2014

Program Director, Executive Physician Training Program held in University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

2012

Program Director, Executive Physician Training Program held in University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

2010

Program Director, Executive Physician Training Program held in Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

2009-present

Reviewer for the international journals: Value in Health, Vaccine, Preventive Medicine, Journal of Healthcare Management.

AWARDS

Period

Title

2014

Best Paper Award for the International Conference on Innovation and Management

2014

Best University Mentor Award, NSYSU

2014

Best Mentor Award, College of Management, NSYSU

2012

Best Mentor Award, College of Management, NSYSU

2010

Best University Mentor Award, NSYSU

2010

Best Mentor Award, College of Management, NSYSU

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

AcademyHealth.
Taiwan Society of Health Economics.