Jaeyong Bae, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Division: Health Studies
Unit: Public Health
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 257
Office Phone: 815-753-8144
Office Fax: 815-753-5406
Email: jaeyong.bae@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • PHHE 451: Economic Issues in Public Health
  • PHHE 651: Health Economics for Health Services Managers


  • Ph.D., Emory University, Health Service Research and Health Policy (Economics Track)
  • M.A., Boston University, Economics
  • B.A., Yonsei University (Korea), Economics
  • B.S., Yonsei University (Korea), Mechanical Engineering

Academic / Research Interests

  • Adoption of and outcomes from use of health information technology
  • Health economics
  • Medical errors and patient safety
  • Physician incentives
  • Medical decision making

Selected Publications

Becker ER, Hockenberry JM, Bae J, Avgar AC, Lui SS, Wilson I, Milstein A. (2014) “Factors in Patients’ Experience of Hospital Care: Evidence from California, 2009–2011” Patient Experience Journal 1(1): 95-110.

Encinosa WE, Bae J. (2013) “Will Meaningful Use Electronic Medical Records Reduce Hospital Costs?” American Journal of Managed Care 19 (11 Spec No. 10): eS19-eSP25.

Weiss AJ, Elixhauser A, Bae J, Encinosa WE. (2013) “Origin of Adverse Drug Events in U.S. Hospitals, 2011” HCUP Statistical Brief #158. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb158.pdf.

Encinosa WE, Bae J. (2011) “Health Information Technology and Its Effects on Hospital Costs, Outcomes, and Patient Safety” Inquiry 48(4): 288-303.

Hess JJ, Bednarz D, Bae J, Pierce J.  (2011) “Petroleum and Health Care: Evaluating and Managing Health Care’s Vulnerability to Petroleum Supply Shift” American Journal of Public Health 101(9): 1568-1579.