Ann S O'Malley

Summary

Affiliation: Center for Studying Health System Change
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint After-hours access to primary care practices linked with lower emergency department use and less unmet medical need
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:175-83. 2013
  2. pmc After-hours care and its coordination with primary care in the U.S
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 1100 1st ST SE 12th Floor, Washington, DC, 20002 4221, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1406-15. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for COPD and pneumonia: the role of physician and practice characteristics
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Med Care 45:562-70. 2007
  4. pmc Predictors of the growing influence of clinical practice guidelines
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Avenue, Southwest Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:742-8. 2007
  5. pmc Patient experiences with coordination of care: the benefit of continuity and primary care physician as referral source
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, S W Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:170-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Immunization disparities in older Americans: determinants and future research needs
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:150-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Coverage expansion needs cost containment - but States cannot do it alone
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health Systems Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:202. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Disparities despite coverage: gaps in colorectal cancer screening among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2129-35. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Health center trends, 1994-2001: what do they portend for the federal growth initiative?
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:465-72. 2005
  10. pmc Are electronic medical records helpful for care coordination? Experiences of physician practices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, SW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:177-85. 2010

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. doi request reprint After-hours access to primary care practices linked with lower emergency department use and less unmet medical need
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, D C, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:175-83. 2013
    ..Increasing support to primary care practices to offer or coordinate after-hours care may help reduce rates of emergency department use and unmet medical need...
  2. pmc After-hours care and its coordination with primary care in the U.S
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 1100 1st ST SE 12th Floor, Washington, DC, 20002 4221, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1406-15. 2012
    ..Despite expectations that medical homes provide "24 × 7 coverage" there is little to guide primary care practices in developing sustainable models for accessible and coordinated after-hours care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potentially avoidable hospitalizations for COPD and pneumonia: the role of physician and practice characteristics
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Med Care 45:562-70. 2007
    ..Hospitalizations for bacterial pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) occur frequently, but many are potentially avoidable...
  4. pmc Predictors of the growing influence of clinical practice guidelines
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Avenue, Southwest Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:742-8. 2007
    ..Despite the proliferation of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), physicians have been slow to adopt them...
  5. pmc Patient experiences with coordination of care: the benefit of continuity and primary care physician as referral source
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, S W Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:170-7. 2009
    ..Coordination across a patient's health needs and providers is important to improving the quality of care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Immunization disparities in older Americans: determinants and future research needs
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:150-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the contribution that patient, physician, health system, and area-level characteristics make to these racial disparities in immunization...
  7. ncbi request reprint Coverage expansion needs cost containment - but States cannot do it alone
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health Systems Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:202. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Disparities despite coverage: gaps in colorectal cancer screening among Medicare beneficiaries
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2129-35. 2005
    ..Despite its effectiveness in reducing mortality, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are low, especially among low-income and minority groups; however, physician recommendation can increase screening rates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health center trends, 1994-2001: what do they portend for the federal growth initiative?
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:465-72. 2005
    ..There were no disparities in visit-based preventive services delivery by race/ethnicity or insurance status. Continued growth under the initiative is likely to help reduce health disparities and improve care for the underserved...
  10. pmc Are electronic medical records helpful for care coordination? Experiences of physician practices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, SW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:177-85. 2010
    ..Yet little is known about whether and how physician practices use current EMRs to facilitate coordination...
  11. doi request reprint Referral and consultation communication between primary care and specialist physicians: finding common ground
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024 2512, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:56-65. 2011
    ..We examined PCPs' and specialists' perceptions of communication regarding referrals and consultations. We then identified practice characteristics associated with reported communication...
  12. pmc Beyond the examination room: primary care performance and the patient-physician relationship for low-income women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:66-74. 2002
    ..To assess whether primary care performance of low-income women's primary care delivery sites is associated with the strength of their relationships with their physicians...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of trust in use of preventive services among low-income African-American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Prev Med 38:777-85. 2004
    ..This study explored factors that predict higher trust in primary care providers, and examined the role of patient trust on the use of preventive services for low-income African-American women...
  14. pmc Primary care attributes and care for depression among low-income African American women
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1328-34. 2003
    ..We examined the association between attributes of primary care providers and care for depression, from a patients' perspective, among a sample of predominantly low-income African American women...
  15. ncbi request reprint The mismatch between urban women's preferences for and experiences with primary care
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Division of Cancer Prevention, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 12:191-203. 2002
    ..Differences in primary care attainment are not solely a matter of personal preferences; rather, they appear to be more strongly related to barriers to obtaining care...
  16. pmc Primary care physicians' links to other physicians through Medicare patients: the scope of care coordination
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:236-42. 2009
    ..Primary care physicians are expected to coordinate care for their patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Care patterns in Medicare and their implications for pay for performance
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1130-9. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider priorities for cancer prevention and control: a qualitative study in Mid-Atlantic Latinos
    Ann S O'Malley
    Lombardi Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:383-91. 2002
    ..C. Patient and provider priorities are compared to identify common ground for future interventions in resource constrained primary care settings...
  19. pmc Primary care physicians' perceptions of the effect of insurance status on clinical decision making
    David S Meyers
    Capital Area Primary Care Research Network, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:399-402. 2006
    ..To better understand this disparity, in this study we characterize primary care physician's perceptions of what effect, if any, patients' insurance status has on their clinical decision making during office visits...
  20. ncbi request reprint Delivery of preventive services for low-income persons over age 50: a comparison of community health clinics to private doctors' offices
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, DC, USA
    J Community Health 28:185-97. 2003
    ..02). Despite the severe resource constraints under which they operate, and the greater vulnerability of the population they serve, community clinics deliver preventive services at rates comparable to private doctors' offices and HMOs...
  21. doi request reprint Do primary care physicians treating minority patients report problems delivering high-quality care?
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:w222-31. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Providing health care to low-income women: a matter of trust
    Vanessa B Sheppard
    Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Fam Pract 21:484-91. 2004
    ..Trust is an important indicator of quality in patient-provider relationships and predicts adherence to certain protective health behaviours. It has been relatively unexplored among low-income or minority women...
  23. pmc Adherence of low-income women to cancer screening recommendations
    Ann S O'Malley
    Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 440, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:144-54. 2002
    ..African-American and low-income women have lower rates of cancer screening and higher rates of late-stage disease than do their counterparts...
  24. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of mobile cancer screening and prevention
    Ann S O'Malley
    Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center of the Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:298-319. 2002
    ..It is unclear whether the investment required will translate into a reasonable cost per year of life saved...
  25. ncbi request reprint Why employer-sponsored insurance coverage changed, 1997-2003
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:774-82. 2006
    ..Coverage among low-income people was most affected by economic conditions and premium costs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Why do Hispanics have so little employer-sponsored health insurance?
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Inquiry 44:257-79. 2007
    ..Results suggest that language and job training may be the most effective way to bolster Hispanics' insurance coverage...
  27. ncbi request reprint Access and quality: does rural America lag behind?
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1128-39. 2005
    ..However, rural residents have greater difficulty obtaining mental health services and generally face greater financial barriers to care...
  28. pmc Rapidity and modality of imaging for acute low back pain in elderly patients
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave SW, Ste 550, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:972-81. 2009
    ..Most quality metrics focus on underuse of services, leaving unclear what factors are associated with potential overuse...
  29. doi request reprint Physicians' fears of malpractice lawsuits are not assuaged by tort reforms
    Emily R Carrier
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1585-92. 2010
    ..These results suggest that many policies aimed at controlling malpractice costs may have a limited effect on physicians' malpractice concerns...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of tax credits for nongroup insurance on health spending by the uninsured
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Health and the cost of nongroup insurance
    Jack Hadley
    Urban Institute, Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington DC 20024 2512, USA
    Inquiry 40:235-53. 2003
    ..We use the selection-corrected premiums to simulate the effects on the price and affordability of nongroup insurance for the uninsured under two recent tax credit proposals...
  32. ncbi request reprint Consumer beliefs and health plan performance: it's not whether you are in an HMO but whether you think you are
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:353-77. 2002
    ..Results suggest that researchers and policy makers should be cautious about using consumer surveys to assess the relative quality of care provided under different types of health insurance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Medicare fees and physicians' medicare service volume: beneficiaries treated and services per beneficiary
    Jack Hadley
    The Urban Institute, and Senior Fellow, Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, SW Suite 500, Washington DC 20024, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 6:131-50. 2006
    ..Finally, several market factors appear to influence the quantity of Medicare services physicians provide. Results highlight limitations of the present system for compensating physicians in Medicare's fee-for-service program...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessments of medical care by enrollees in for-profit and nonprofit health maintenance organizations
    Ha T Tu
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1288-93. 2002
    ..It is uncertain how assessments of medical care differ between enrollees in for-profit and nonprofit health maintenance organizations (HMOs)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Are HMO enrollees healthier than others? Results from the community tracking study
    Elizabeth Schaefer
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:249-58. 2002
    ..To help understand that result, we present evidence suggesting that other factors, including cost considerations, may be more important than health when people are deciding whether to enroll in an HMO...
  36. doi request reprint Do reimbursement delays discourage Medicaid participation by physicians?
    Peter J Cunningham
    Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w17-28. 2009
    ..Increasing these rates may be insufficient to increase physicians' participation unless accompanied by reductions in administrative burden...
  37. pmc Effects of compensation methods and physician group structure on physicians' perceived incentives to alter services to patients
    James D Reschovsky
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, SW Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1200-20. 2006
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  38. ncbi request reprint Small firms' demand for health insurance: the decision to offer insurance
    Jack Hadley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington DC 20024 2512, USA
    Inquiry 39:118-37. 2002
    ..This suggests that premium subsidies to employers would be an inefficient means of increasing insurance coverage. Greater availability of public insurance and safety net care has a small negative effect on offer decisions...
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of quality-reporting programs on hospital operations
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1412-22. 2006
    ..Policy should be directed at encouraging formal assessments of how individual and combinations of programs affect quality outcomes, and the development of adaptable information systems...
  40. ncbi request reprint Current evidence on the impact of continuity of care
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 16:693-9. 2004
    ..The latest evidence of the effectiveness of continuity of care on outcomes for children and adolescents will be presented and placed into the context of prior literature...
  41. ncbi request reprint Primary care cancer control interventions including Latinos: a review
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Cancer Control Program, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:264-71. 2003
    ..This systematic review examines published primary care-based cancer control interventions that included Latinos...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines and performance indicators as related--but often misunderstood--tools
    Ann S O'Malley
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Departments of Oncology and Internal Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:163-71. 2004
    ..Two tools have evolved that try to address this variation: clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and performance indicators (PIs)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Physician consideration of patients' out-of-pocket costs in making common clinical decisions
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:663-8. 2007
    ..Patients face growing cost-sharing through higher deductibles and other out-of-pocket (OP) expenses, with uncertain effects on clinical decision making...
  44. ncbi request reprint Insurance premiums and insurance coverage of near-poor children
    Jack Hadley
    Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 43:362-77. 2006
    ..Sustained increases in private insurance premiums will continue to create enrollment pressures on state insurance programs for children...
  45. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for case mix and social class in examining variation in home visits between practices
    Caoimhe O Sullivan
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, UK
    Fam Pract 21:355-63. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether adjusting for clinical case mix and social class explains more of the variation in home visits between general practices than adjusting for age and sex alone...
  46. pmc Vulnerability and the patient-practitioner relationship: the roles of gatekeeping and primary care performance
    Leiyu Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:138-44. 2003
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  47. pmc Managed care, primary care, and the patient-practitioner relationship
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:270-7. 2002
    ....
  48. pmc Specialty referral completion among primary care patients: results from the ASPN Referral Study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:361-7. 2007
    ..This study describes referral completion from the perspectives of patients and primary care physicians and identifies predictors of adherence to the referral recommendation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Does community-governed nonprofit primary care improve access to services? Cross-sectional survey of practice characteristics
    Peter Crampton
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Int J Health Serv 35:465-78. 2005
    ..The findings support the shift to nonprofit community governance occurring in New Zealand and elsewhere...
  50. pmc Adoption of liquid-based cervical cancer screening tests by family physicians and gynecologists
    Karen M Rappaport
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:927-47. 2004
    ..To examine reasons for the adoption of liquid-based cervical cancer screening tests...
  51. ncbi request reprint Managing the metric vs managing the patient: the physician's view of pay for performance
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Managemen, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 689, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:83-5. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint The Child Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:221-31. 2004
    ..There is increasing recognition of the importance of obtaining children's reports of their health, but significant challenges must be overcome to do so in a systematic, population-based manner...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparing apples with apples in clinical populations: applications of the adjusted Clinical Group System in British Columbia
    Robert J Reid
    Department of Healthcare and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Healthc Manage Forum 15:11-6. 2002
    ..The article describes how adjusted clinical groups are being applied to adjust capitation payments for physician groups in British Columbia's Primary Care Demonstration Project and profiles of physician practice activity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Modernizing pediatric primary care to better manage children's behavioral health
    James P Guevara
    Curr Opin Pediatr 18:639-40. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Appendicitis-pediatric surgeons versus general surgeons
    Scott A Shipman
    Pediatrics 109:988-9. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint Family physicians' referral decisions: results from the ASPN referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:215-22. 2002
    ..To examine family physicians' referral decisions, which we conceptualized as having 2 phases: whether to refer followed by to whom to refer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Predictors of children's healthcare use: the value of child versus parental perspectives on healthcare needs
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:232-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between healthcare use and children's healthcare needs as assessed from the perspectives of children themselves, parents, and healthcare practitioners...
  58. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of patient, physician, and health care system characteristics on primary care physicians' (PCPs') specialty referral decision making...
  59. ncbi request reprint Managed health plan effects on the specialty referral process: results from the Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network referral study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 41:242-53. 2003
    ..This study examines the influence of gatekeeping arrangements and capitated primary care physician (PCP) payment on the specialty referral process in primary care settings...
  60. ncbi request reprint Strengthening primary care to bolster the health care safety net
    Christopher B Forrest
    JAMA 295:1062-4. 2006
  61. pmc Comorbidity: implications for the importance of primary care in 'case' management
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:8-14. 2003
    ..Although comorbidity is very common in the population, little is known about the types of health service that are used by people with comorbid conditions...
  62. pmc Correlates of behavioral care management strategies used by primary care pediatric providers
    James P Guevara
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:160-6. 2007
    ..To identify correlates of behavioral management strategies and to test whether children with more severe behavioral problems have care transferred to mental health specialists...
  63. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of physician shortages
    Barbara Starfield
    JAMA 291:1696; author reply 1696. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint The Parent Report Form of the CHIP-Child Edition: reliability and validity
    Anne W Riley
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 42:210-20. 2004
    ....
  65. pmc Diagnostic scope of and exposure to primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States: cross sectional analysis of results from three national surveys
    Andrew B Bindman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMJ 334:1261. 2007
    ..To compare mix of patients, scope of practice, and duration of visit in primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States...
  66. ncbi request reprint Predictors of voluntary disenrollment from Medicare managed care
    Judy H Ng
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
    Med Care 45:513-20. 2007
    ..However, total selection bias depends not only on who enrolls, but also on who disenrolls. Few studies examine selectivity in disenrollment; it is unclear how those who leave plans differ from those who remain...
  67. ncbi request reprint Perceived health status and use of healthcare services among children and adolescents
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research CAHTA, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:405-14. 2006
    ....
  68. pmc Primary care in the United States: primary care gatekeeping and referrals: effective filter or failed experiment?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 326:692-5. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Counting child health care professionals: will the United States ever have a coherent workforce policy for children's health care?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:13-4. 2004