Charles Homer

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc How to scale up primary care transformation: what we know and what we need to know?
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, 30 Winter St, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108 4720, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:625-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: what's health care policy got to do with it?
    Charles Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:441-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of a quality improvement program on care and outcomes for children with asthma
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Health Care Quality, 375 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:464-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Improving care for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: assessing the impact of self-assessment and targeted training on practice performance
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:436-41. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Exploring the business case for improving the quality of health care for children
    Charles Homer
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:159-66. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell disease: a question of equity and quality
    Lauren A Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1763-70. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A family-centered, community-based system of services for children and youth with special health care needs
    James M Perrin
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:933-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Length of stay for common pediatric conditions: teaching versus nonteaching hospitals
    Rajendu Srivastava
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:278-81. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of statewide universal newborn hearing screening
    Ron Keren
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 110:855-64. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving children's health care: an interview with Charles Homer. Interview by Steven Berman
    Charles Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Health Care Quality NICHQ, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:139-47. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc How to scale up primary care transformation: what we know and what we need to know?
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, 30 Winter St, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108 4720, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:625-9. 2010
    ..Each factor raises researchable questions about what policies can facilitate achieving success so that transformation becomes mainstream rather than the province of the innovative few...
  2. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: what's health care policy got to do with it?
    Charles Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:441-4. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of a quality improvement program on care and outcomes for children with asthma
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Health Care Quality, 375 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:464-9. 2005
    ..To test a quality improvement intervention, a learning collaborative based on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Breakthrough Series methodology, specifically intended to improve care and outcomes for patients with childhood asthma...
  4. ncbi request reprint Improving care for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: assessing the impact of self-assessment and targeted training on practice performance
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:436-41. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Exploring the business case for improving the quality of health care for children
    Charles Homer
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:159-66. 2004
    ..It then identified barriers and solutions specific to children's health care, to ensure that children's unique needs are not lost in the debate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell disease: a question of equity and quality
    Lauren A Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1763-70. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A family-centered, community-based system of services for children and youth with special health care needs
    James M Perrin
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:933-6. 2007
    ..Previous work by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to define CYSHCN has had widespread program effects. This article similarly seeks to provide a definition of a system of services...
  8. ncbi request reprint Length of stay for common pediatric conditions: teaching versus nonteaching hospitals
    Rajendu Srivastava
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:278-81. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to compare length of stay (LOS) for common pediatric conditions between teaching and nonteaching hospitals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of statewide universal newborn hearing screening
    Ron Keren
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 110:855-64. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving children's health care: an interview with Charles Homer. Interview by Steven Berman
    Charles Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Health Care Quality NICHQ, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:139-47. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatrics
    Christopher P Landrigan
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 110:720-8. 2002
    ..We wanted to determine whether a health maintenance organization's (HMO's) implementation of a pediatric hospitalist system affected LOS, costs, mortality, readmission rate, follow-up rate, and parents' ratings of care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic practices for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a national survey of primary care physicians
    Eugenia Chan
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:201-8. 2005
    ..Although previous studies have shown wide variation in diagnostic practices for ADHD, few recent studies have examined nationally representative samples...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health care use and costs for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: national estimates from the medical expenditure panel survey
    Eugenia Chan
    Health Services Research, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, LO 240, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:504-11. 2002
    ..Although attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly prevalent chronic condition of childhood, little is known about patterns of health care use and associated expenditures...
  14. doi request reprint A review of the evidence for the medical home for children with special health care needs
    Charles J Homer
    National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e922-37. 2008
    ..The receipt of health care in a medical home is increasingly touted as a fundamental basis for improved care for persons with chronic conditions, yet the evidence for this claim has not been systematically assessed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Leadership by example: the Institute of Medicine's view of how Federal Health Care Programs can improve quality of care
    James M Perrin
    Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:162-3. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Are hospital characteristics associated with parental views of pediatric inpatient care quality?
    John Patrick T Co
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 111:308-14. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The quality of children's health care matters--time to pay attention
    James M Perrin
    N Engl J Med 357:1549-51. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint For love, for money, or for both? Which way will we choose to transform children's health care?
    Charles J Homer
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:715-7. 2007
  19. pmc Women's health after pregnancy and child outcomes at age 3 years: a prospective cohort study
    Robert S Kahn
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1312-8. 2002
    ..This study examined the persistence and comorbidity of women's physical and mental health conditions after pregnancy and the association of these conditions with child outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of a hospitalist system on length of stay and cost for children with common conditions
    Rajendu Srivastava
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 100 N Medical Dr, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    Pediatrics 120:267-74. 2007
    ..This study examined mechanisms of efficiency in a managed care hospitalist system on length of stay and total costs for common pediatric conditions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Screening for chlamydia infection: recommendations and rationale. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Alfred O Berg
    US Preventive Forces Task Force, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:87-92; discussion 93. 2002