Robert L Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: American Academy of Family Physicians
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The development and goals of the AAFP center for policy studies in family practice and primary care. American Academy of Family Physicians
    L A Green
    Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:905-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint What people want from their family physician
    M C Stock Keister
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:2310. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The U.S. primary care physician workforce: undervalued service
    H Biola
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1486. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The U.S. primary care physician workforce: persistently declining interest in primary care medical specialties
    H Biola
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1484. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The U.S. primary care physician workforce: minimal growth 1980-1999
    H Biola
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1483. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Family physicians are an important source of newborn care: the case of the state of Maine
    D Cohen
    Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:593. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Family physicians are an important source of mental health care
    A Subramanian
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:1422. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Few people in the United States can identify primary care physicians
    M C Stock Keister
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:2312. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Family physicians increase provision of well-infant care despite decline in prenatal services
    J W Mold
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:17. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Family physicians are the main source of primary health care for the Medicare population
    J W Mold
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:2032. 2002

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint The development and goals of the AAFP center for policy studies in family practice and primary care. American Academy of Family Physicians
    L A Green
    Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:905-8. 1999
    ..We also identify the 3 themes that will guide the early work of the Center: sustaining the functional domain of family practice and primary care; investing in key infrastructures; and securing universal health coverage...
  2. ncbi request reprint What people want from their family physician
    M C Stock Keister
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:2310. 2004
    ..If the U.S. health care system is ever to become patient-centered, it must be designed to support these values and sustain, rather than fracture, the relationships people have with their primary physician...
  3. ncbi request reprint The U.S. primary care physician workforce: undervalued service
    H Biola
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1486. 2003
    ..Primary care physicians work hard, but their compensation is not correlated to their work effort when compared with physicians in other specialties. This disparity contributes to student disinterest in primary care specialties...
  4. ncbi request reprint The U.S. primary care physician workforce: persistently declining interest in primary care medical specialties
    H Biola
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1484. 2003
    ..S. medical students threatens the adequacy of the physician workforce of the United States. This pattern should be reversed and requires the attention of policy makers and medical educators...
  5. ncbi request reprint The U.S. primary care physician workforce: minimal growth 1980-1999
    H Biola
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:1483. 2003
    ..This has occurred despite calls during the same period for increased production of primary care physicians and educational reforms focusing on primary care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Family physicians are an important source of newborn care: the case of the state of Maine
    D Cohen
    Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:593. 2003
    ..Family medicine's commitment to serve vulnerable populations of newborns requires continued federal, state, and institutional support for training and development of future FPs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Family physicians are an important source of mental health care
    A Subramanian
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:1422. 2003
    ..This proportion has remained stable over the past two decades despite a decline in many other types of office visits to family physicians. Family physicians remain an important source of mental health care for Americans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Few people in the United States can identify primary care physicians
    M C Stock Keister
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:2312. 2004
    ..This lack of discrimination compromises the goal of achieving primary care for all and merits immediate attention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Family physicians increase provision of well-infant care despite decline in prenatal services
    J W Mold
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:17. 2003
    ..This commitment to child health care demands continued excellence of family physician training in pediatric medicine, preventive care, and child advocacy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Family physicians are the main source of primary health care for the Medicare population
    J W Mold
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:2032. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Uncoordinated growth of the primary care work force
    R L Phillips
    Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 64:1498. 2001
    ..Training capacity for these professions has increased rapidly over the physician assistant decade, but almost no collaborative work force planning has occurred...
  12. ncbi request reprint Greater NIH investment in family medicine would help both achieve their missions
    Sean C Lucan
    The Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Fam Physician 81:704. 2010
    ..Family medicine can help the NIH speed research discovery and improve research relevance; the NIH can help family medicine build its research capacity; and such mutual benefit could mean improvement in public health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Types of medical errors commonly reported by family physicians
    S M Dovey
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:697. 2003
    ..Errors in prescribing medications" was the only one of these five error types that was also commonly reported by family physicians in other countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Title VII funding is associated with more family physicians and more physicians serving the underserved
    D Meyers
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:554. 2002
    ..Title VII has been successful in achieving its stated goals and has had an important role in addressing U.S. physician workforce policy issues...
  15. pmc Using the ecology model to describe the impact of asthma on patterns of health care
    Barbara P Yawn
    Department of Research, Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 5:7. 2005
    ..The ecology of medical care model may provide a useful framework to describe the use of health services in people with asthma compared to those without asthma and identify subgroups with apparent gaps in care...
  16. pmc Family physician participation in maintenance of certification
    Imam M Xierali
    The Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:203-10. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) maintenance of certification: variations in self-assessment modules uptake within the 2006 cohort
    Andrew W Bazemore
    The Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:49-58. 2010
    ....
  18. pmc The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the financial health of teaching hospitals
    Robert L Phillips
    The Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:71-8. 2004
    ..We also define cost report variables and calculations necessary for continued impact monitoring...
  19. ncbi request reprint Specialist physicians providing primary care services in Colorado
    George E Fryer
    Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, American Academy of Family Physicians, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:81-90. 2004
    ..There is a greater proportion of specialists than primary care physicians, a specialty mix different from that of most other developed countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association of Title VII funding to departments of family medicine with choice of physician specialty and practice location
    George E Fryer
    Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Fam Med 34:436-40. 2002
    ..This study assessed the relationships of Title VII funding with physicians' choices of practice specialty and location...
  21. doi request reprint Factors influencing family physician adoption of electronic health records (EHRs)
    Imam M Xierali
    the Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:388-93. 2013
    ..Physician and practice characteristics associated with family physician adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) remain largely unexplored but may be important for tailoring policies and interventions...
  22. doi request reprint Do residents who train in safety net settings return for practice?
    Robert L Phillips
    Dr Phillips is vice president for research and policy, American Board of Family Medicine, Washington, DC Dr Petterson is research director, Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC Dr Bazemore is director, Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC
    Acad Med 88:1934-40. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between training during residency in a federally qualified health center (FQHC), rural health clinic (RHC), or critical access hospital (CAH) and subsequent practice in these settings...
  23. doi request reprint Family physicians are essential for mental health care delivery
    Imam M Xierali
    the Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037 1127, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:114-5. 2013
    ..Policy barriers such as payment for mental health services should be explored to ensure access to mental health care for patients across the urban to rural continuum...
  24. pmc The rise of electronic health record adoption among family physicians
    Imam M Xierali
    the Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037 1127, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:14-9. 2013
    ....
  25. pmc Projecting US primary care physician workforce needs: 2010-2025
    Stephen M Petterson
    The Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:503-9. 2012
    ..We sought to project the number of primary care physicians required to meet US health care utilization needs through 2025 after passage of the Affordable Care Act...
  26. doi request reprint Increasing graduate medical education (GME) in critical access hospitals (CAH) could enhance physician recruitment and retention in rural America
    Imam M Xierali
    Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:7-8. 2012
    ..Currently very little Medicare funding supports GME in the CAH setting, highlighting a missed opportunity to improve access to care in rural America...
  27. pmc Variation in the ecology of medical care
    George E Fryer
    The Robert Graham Center, American Academy of Family Physicians, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:81-9. 2003
    ..We wanted to quantify how the location in which medical care is delivered in the United States varies with the sociodemographic characteristics and health care arrangements of the individual person...
  28. ncbi request reprint Can nurse practitioners and physicians beat parochialism into plowshares?
    Robert L Phillips
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:133-42. 2002
    ..The country can ill afford doctors and nurses who ignore one another's capabilities and fail to maximize each other's contributions cost-effectively...
  29. pmc Toward graduate medical education (GME) accountability: measuring the outcomes of GME institutions
    Candice Chen
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Acad Med 88:1267-80. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and test candidate GME outcome measures related to physician workforce...
  30. ncbi request reprint Family physicians in the child health care workforce: opportunities for collaboration in improving the health of children
    Robert L Phillips
    American Academy of Family Physicians, Robert Graham Cente4 for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1200-6. 2006
    ....
  31. pmc The Canadian contribution to the US physician workforce
    Robert L Phillips
    The Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    CMAJ 176:1083-7. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the migration pattern of Canadian-trained physicians to the United States, the contribution of this migration to the Canadian physician shortage and policy options in light of competing shortages in both countries...
  32. doi request reprint Usual source of care: an important source of variation in health care spending
    Robert L Phillips
    Robert Graham Center in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:567-77. 2009
    ..Variation in spending might be the result of training differences among primary care specialties...
  33. ncbi request reprint The increase in international medical graduates in family practice residency programs
    Nerissa N Koehn
    Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Fam Med 34:429-35. 2002
    ..6% from 1997-2001. This study sought to determine the degree of reliance on international medical graduates (IMGs) to fill family practice residency positions and the relative proportion of US citizen IMGs...
  34. doi request reprint A small percentage of family physicians report time devoted to research
    Jennifer R Voorhees
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:7-8. 2013
    ..Policy that supports efforts in family medicine research and increases awareness of opportunities for primary care research in the practice setting is essential for family medicine to expand its scholarly foundations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Having a usual source of care reduces ED visits
    Stephen M Petterson
    The Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Fam Physician 79:94. 2009
    ..This trend is partly due to a growing proportion of persons who lack a usual source of care. This group is increasingly likely to rely on EDs for their health care needs compared with those who have a usual source of care...
  36. doi request reprint Case study of a primary care-based accountable care system approach to medical home transformation
    Robert L Phillips
    The Robert Graham Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 34:67-77. 2011
    ..Phased implementation across the network makes it difficult to link improvements to specific processes but they seem to have improved outcomes collectively...
  37. doi request reprint Primary care and why it matters for U.S. health system reform
    Robert L Phillips
    Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:806-10. 2010
    ..These include doubling primary care financing to 10-12 percent of total health care spending--a step that would be likely to pay for itself via resulting reductions in overall health spending...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does career dissatisfaction affect the ability of family physicians to deliver high-quality patient care?
    Jennifer DeVoe
    Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, 1350 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC, 20036, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:223-8. 2002
    ..We examined the association between FP/GP dissatisfaction and an inability to deliver high-quality care...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adding more specialists is not likely to improve population health: is anybody listening?
    Robert L Phillips
    Robert Graham Center in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..The resurgence of interest in shaping the future physician workforce should lead to purposeful choices about what we want them to do and the outcomes we expect...
  40. pmc COGME's 16th Report to Congress: too many physicians could be worse than wasted
    Robert L Phillips
    The Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:268-70. 2005
    ..Instead, these resources could be applied in ways that improve health...
  41. pmc The next phase of Title VII funding for training primary care physicians for America's health care needs
    Robert L Phillips
    The Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:163-8. 2012
    ..Failure to launch such a national primary care workforce revitalization program will put the health and economic viability of our nation at risk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Exploring residency match violations in family practice
    Robert L Phillips
    Robert Graham Center Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Fam Med 35:717-20. 2003
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Harnessing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to enable community-oriented primary care
    Andrew Bazemore
    The Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:22-31. 2010
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Trends in family physicians performing deliveries, 2003-2010
    William F Rayburn
    Director at the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    Birth 41:26-32. 2014
    ..This observational study examined the proportion of family physicians continuing to perform deliveries from 2003-2010...
  45. pmc The primary care extension program: a catalyst for change
    Robert L Phillips
    the American Board of Family Medicine, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:173-8. 2013
    ..The urgency of these goals and their importance to achieving the Triple Aim for health care should increase interest in rapidly building the PCEP, much as the need to feed the country did a century ago...
  46. doi request reprint Match rates into family medicine among regional medical campus graduates, 2007-2009
    Winston Liaw
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, VA 22033, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:894-907. 2012
    ..This study sought to describe the match rates into family medicine for graduates of RMCs and non-RMCs...
  47. pmc GME financing reform: the saga continues
    Robert L Phillips
    The Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:311-2. 2002