Bland P, An LC, Foldes SS, Garrett N, Alesci NL. Modifiable health behaviors and short-term medical costs among health plan members. Am J Health Promotion. 2009 March/April:23(4):265-73. Nominated by the journal editor for the 2009 National Institute of Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation Award. [See sidebar at left under FINANCIAL ANALYSIS.]
Waters HR, Foldes SS, Alesci NL, Samet JM. The economic impact of exposure to secondhand smoke in Minnesota. Am J Pub Health. 2009 February:99(4):1-6. [At right.]
Cleary M, Walters C, Bernhardt T, Foldes S, Ho SB. Power calculations for peptic disease utilization and expenditure studies. Clinical Therapeutics. 1996;19(Sup 1):52.
Foldes SS, Leland NL. Behind the numbers. MN Physician. 9(9):19, December, 1995.
Foldes SS. Medicaid payment to physicians: a national comparison with attention to Minnesota. MN Med. 1988 Jul;71:425-30.
Community, policy and technical reports
Obesity and future health care costs: a portrait of two Minnesotas. Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN, MN Department of Health. January 2008. Accessible at www.preventionminnesota.com/goal_detail.cfm?oid=5793. [See sidebar at right under FINANCIAL ANALYSIS.]
Health care costs and secondhand smoke: the bottom line. Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN. February 2007.
Health care costs and smoking: the bottom line. Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN. March 2005.
Foldes SS. Regulation as a social process: a case study in the politics of planning in the health services industry (final report prepared under contract for the University of Minnesota Center for Health Services Research). March 1980.