Nir Menachemi

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of payer mix on the adoption of information technologies by hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:102-10. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Hospital adoption of information technologies and improved patient safety: a study of 98 hospitals in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    J Healthc Manag 52:398-409; discussion 410. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of information technologies among rural and urban physicians in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Med Syst 31:483-8. 2007
  4. pmc Charting the use of electronic health records and other information technologies among child health providers
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Division of Health Affairs, and Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:21. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of care differs by patient characteristics: outcome disparities after ambulatory surgical procedures
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahasse, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:395-401. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Reviewing the benefits and costs of electronic health records and associated patient safety technologies
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FSU College of Medicine, USA
    J Med Syst 30:159-68. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Examining the adoption of electronic health records and personal digital assistants by family physicians in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    Inform Prim Care 14:1-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Proliferation of electronic health records among obstetrician-gynecologists
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32312, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:150-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Incomplete EHR adoption: late uptake of patient safety and cost control functions
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:319-26. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating response bias in an information technology survey of physicians
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    J Med Syst 30:277-82. 2006

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of payer mix on the adoption of information technologies by hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:102-10. 2007
    ..However, no known study has examined whether patient characteristics of those treated at a given hospital influences the decision to adopt IT...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hospital adoption of information technologies and improved patient safety: a study of 98 hospitals in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    J Healthc Manag 52:398-409; discussion 410. 2007
    ..Adoption of IT is associated with desirable performance on many important measures of hospital patient safety. Hospital leaders and other decision makers who are examining IT systems should consider the impact of IT on patient safety...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of information technologies among rural and urban physicians in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Med Syst 31:483-8. 2007
    ..While much of this variability can be explained by rural practice characteristics, these findings illustrate the need for further efforts to identify and alleviate barriers and encourage health IT adoption in rural areas...
  4. pmc Charting the use of electronic health records and other information technologies among child health providers
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Division of Health Affairs, and Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:21. 2006
    ..As such, the objective of this study is to examine the use of electronic health record (EHR) systems and other IT applications among pediatricians and other child health providers (CHPs) in Florida...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of care differs by patient characteristics: outcome disparities after ambulatory surgical procedures
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahasse, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:395-401. 2007
    ..Thus, many of the racial and gender disparities in the inpatient surgical literature are also observed in the ambulatory setting. More research is needed to determine the source of these disparities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reviewing the benefits and costs of electronic health records and associated patient safety technologies
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FSU College of Medicine, USA
    J Med Syst 30:159-68. 2006
    ..This trend suggests the early stage of this knowledge base. Additional research utilizing broader perspectives and multidisciplinary techniques will be needed before a better understanding of ROI from health IT is achieved...
  7. ncbi request reprint Examining the adoption of electronic health records and personal digital assistants by family physicians in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    Inform Prim Care 14:1-9. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Proliferation of electronic health records among obstetrician-gynecologists
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32312, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:150-6. 2006
    ..To examine the current use of electronic health records (EHRs) and their key subfunctions among obstetrician-gynecologists and compare this trend with other doctors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incomplete EHR adoption: late uptake of patient safety and cost control functions
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:319-26. 2007
    ..Overall, many physicians are only partially adopting EHR technologies, suggesting that published adoption rates may be exaggerating the true rate of diffusion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigating response bias in an information technology survey of physicians
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    J Med Syst 30:277-82. 2006
    ..Overall, response bias was not detected using established methodologies in this mailed survey of physician EHR use. Similar surveys of physicians, even with a lower than expected response rate, may still be valid...
  11. ncbi request reprint Barriers to ambulatory EHR: who are 'imminent adopters' and how do they differ from other physicians?
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Inform Prim Care 14:101-8. 2006
    ..Chi-square analysis and logistic regression models were used to identify trends among imminent adopters and to compare barriers among respondents in each of the adoption categories above...
  12. ncbi request reprint Managed care penetration and other factors affecting computerized physician order entry in the ambulatory setting
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:738-44. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint To outsource or not to outsource: Examining the effects of outsourcing IT functions on financial performance in hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:46-54. 2007
    ..Anecdotal evidence, based on case studies, suggests that outsourcing may be associated with significant cost savings. However, no generalizable evidence exists to support such assertions...
  14. ncbi request reprint The influence of payer mix on electronic health record adoption by physicians
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:111-8. 2007
    ..Numerous studies have examined the relationship between physician practice characteristics and electronic health record (EHR) adoption. Little is known about how payer mix influences physicians' decisions to implement EHR systems...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between pediatric volume and information technology adoption in hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    Center for Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32312, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 16:146-52. 2007
    ..However, no study has examined whether patient characteristics of hospitals are related to the adoption of health IT. This study examines IT adoption in hospitals that care for either a large number or a large proportion of children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hospital quality of care: does information technology matter? The relationship between information technology adoption and quality of care
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:51-9. 2008
    ..Hospitals have been slow to adopt information technology (IT) largely because of a lack of generalizable evidence of the value associated with such adoption...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hospital information technology and positive financial performance: a different approach to finding an ROI
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:40-58; discussion 58-9. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Information technologies in Florida's rural hospitals: does system affiliation matter?
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Rural Health 21:263-8. 2005
    ..Financial barriers may cause rural hospitals to lag in adoption of information technology, however, formal studies that examine rural hospital adoption of information technology are lacking...
  19. ncbi request reprint The changing face of access to family physician services in rural Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University, 1269 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Fam Med 37:54-8. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Adoption factors associated with patient safety-related information technology
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:39-44. 2004
    ..Other factors and implications are discussed as well...
  21. ncbi request reprint Continuing decline in service delivery for family physicians: is the malpractice crisis playing a role?
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:39-45. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to monitor trends in the reduction and elimination of services offered by family physicians. In addition, we examined whether the malpractice situation may be influencing these trends...
  22. pmc A comparative study of quality outcomes in freestanding ambulatory surgery centers and hospital-based outpatient departments: 1997-2004
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Suite 3200, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1485-504. 2008
    ..To compare quality outcomes from surgical procedures performed at freestanding ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospital-based outpatient departments (HOPDs)...
  23. doi request reprint Bypassing the local rural hospital for outpatient procedures
    Charles Saunders
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Rural Health 25:174-81. 2009
    ..To assess the amount of local rural hospital outpatient department (HOPD) bypass for outpatient procedures...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health care CIOs: assessing their fit in the organizational hierarchy and their influence on information technology capability
    Darrell Burke
    Medical Informatics, College of Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32106 2100, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:167-72. 2006
    ..Further, regression analyses suggest that CIO tenure is associated with greater health care information technology adoption, whereas the reporting structure of the CIO is not. Management implications of the findings are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of information technology supporting the Institute of Medicine's quality chasm care aims
    Darrell Burke
    College of Information, Florida State University, USA
    J Healthc Qual 27:24-32, 39. 2005
    ..Results suggest that, on average, hospitals have not yet embraced HIT to support the IOM's care aims and that associated organizational factors vary according to care aim...
  26. ncbi request reprint EHR and other IT adoption among physicians: results of a large-scale statewide analysis
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 20:79-87. 2006
    ..Overall, large practice size, specialty practice, physician age and gender, and multi-specialty practice affiliation were significantly related to the use of many, but not all, of these IT applications in the ambulatory setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of the medical professional liability insurance crisis on access to care in Florida
    Robert G Brooks
    Division of Health Affairs, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2217-22. 2004
    ..Almost half of the US states face serious problems with professional liability insurance (PLI). Despite this, little is known about how this crisis is affecting access to care, particularly in rural areas...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patient safety-related information technology utilization in urban and rural hospitals
    Robert G Brooks
    Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    J Med Syst 29:103-9. 2005
    ..These findings are valuable for those interested in the current status of hospital PSIT and set the stage for further studies relating these applications to clinical outcomes in urban and rural hospitals...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physicians who treat the elderly in rural Florida: trends indicating concerns regarding access to care
    Anne Gunderson
    Department of Geriatrics, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    J Rural Health 22:224-8. 2006
    ..Rural elderly patients are faced with numerous challenges in accessing care. Additional strains to access may be occurring given recent market pressures, which would have significant impact on this vulnerable population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in accredited and nonaccredited ambulatory surgical centers
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:546-51. 2008
    ..Quality outcomes in ASCs accredited by either the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) or The Joint Commission were compared with those of nonaccredited ASCs in Florida...
  31. ncbi request reprint Availability of physician services in Florida, revisited: the effect of the professional liability insurance market on access to health care
    Robert G Brooks
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2136-41. 2005
    ..Access to care remains a key part of improving health care outcomes in the United States. Recent reports have suggested that the number of physicians able to meet the demands for access to care may be decreasing...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hospital financial performance: does IT governance make a difference?
    Darrell Burke
    Medical Informatics, College of Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32106 2100, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 27:71-8. 2008
    ..Reporting to the chief financial officer brings positive outcomes; reporting to the chief executive officer has a mixed financial result; and reporting to the chief operating officer was not associated with discernible financial impact...
  33. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the adoption of telemedicine--a multiple adopter perspective
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 2100, USA
    J Med Syst 28:617-32. 2004
    ..A discussion of the implications is included...
  34. ncbi request reprint Are we ready for terrorism? Emergency medical technicians' and paramedics' training and self-perceived competence since September 11
    Art Clawson
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:26-32. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that most emergency personnel are receiving terrorism-specific training, but gaps in competencies exist and require the attention of educators and policymakers...
  35. doi request reprint Is there a relationship between physician and facility volumes of ambulatory procedures and patient outcomes?
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, and Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:354-69. 2008
    ..Further examinations of associations of outpatient physician and facility volumes and patient outcomes are suggested...
  36. ncbi request reprint Rural physicians' attitudes toward the elderly: evidence of ageism?
    Anne Gunderson
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 14:167-76. 2005
    ..The trends identified are important because they may directly influence the quality of care that this population receives...
  37. ncbi request reprint Are community health centers prepared for bioterrorism?
    Art Clawson
    Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:55-63. 2006
    ..Policy and practice recommendations are included to more fully develop CHCs as a resource...
  38. pmc Physicians' use of email with patients: factors influencing electronic communication and adherence to best practices
    Robert G Brooks
    Florida State University, College of Medicine, Division of Health Affairs, 1115 W Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e2. 2006
    ..Yet, despite evidence of increased interest by patients, e-mail use by physicians for clinical care has been slow...
  39. ncbi request reprint Roles of local public health agencies within the state public health system
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:232-41. 2006
    ..In this study we assessed the structure and function of local and district health agencies throughout the United States. We compared these findings with those from a previous national assessment done a decade earlier...
  40. pmc A state-based analysis of public health preparedness programs in the United States
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W Call St, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:737-45. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Public health at center stage: new roles, old props
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University FSU College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:911-22. 2006
    ..Although the public health system has both traditional and newly defined roles to play, resources, as measured by per capita spending and workforce availability, have not kept pace...
  42. ncbi request reprint How well does diagnosis-based risk-adjustment work for comparing ambulatory clinical outcomes?
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Suite 3200 C, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 12:420-33. 2009
    ..We also recommend using risk-adjustment with all available diagnoses...
  43. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of hospitals that outsource information system functions
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:63-9. 2005
    ..However, having a physician in a senior level IT position did seem to correlate. Lastly, the data indicate that a hospital's profit status is not generally related to IS outsourcing...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of medical errors by internal medicine residents: development and validation of a new scale
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University, College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 14:144-54. 2005
    ..Results indicated that 13.9% of the variation in the perceived cost of medical errors and 17.1% of the variation in the perceived need for additional physician education was explained by the factor structure...
  45. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge and attitudes toward mammography as predictors of breast cancer preventive behavior in Kazakh, Korean, and Russian women in Kazakhstan
    Askar Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Int J Public Health 53:123-30. 2008
    ....
  46. pmc Structure and functions of state public health agencies
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W Call St, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:167-72. 2006
    ..We assessed the structure and functions of state health departments throughout the United States and compared our findings with those from a previous national assessment conducted in 1990...
  47. pmc Overcoming challenges to achieving meaningful use: insights from hospitals that successfully received Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services payments in 2011
    Christopher A Harle
    Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:233-7. 2013
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Opening the black box: measuring hospital information technology capability
    Darrell E Burke
    School of Information Studies, Florida State University, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:210-7. 2004
    ..The construct is tested using a sample of 1,545 acute care hospitals located in the United States. IT munificence fits the study data well, supporting the hypothesis that IT munificence represents a strategy of hospital IT capability...
  49. doi request reprint Market effects on electronic health record adoption by physicians
    Maziar Abdolrasulnia
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:243-52. 2008
    ..Current studies have examined organizational and personal barriers to adoption; however, the influence of market characteristics has not been studied...
  50. pmc Predicting the adoption of electronic health records by physicians: when will health care be paperless?
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Leadership and Strategy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:106-12. 2006
    ..We then determined the likelihood of achieving universal EHR adoption in the near future and articulate how barriers can be overcome in the small and solo practice medical environment...
  51. ncbi request reprint The role of organizational factors in the adoption of healthcare information technology in Florida hospitals
    Neset Hikmet
    Center for Research in Healthcare Systems and Policies, College of Business Administration, University of South Florida, 8350 N Tamiami Trail, SMC C222, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:1-9. 2008
    ..For instance, hospital size appears to be less relevant for administrative HIT, where its effect is compensated by those of system membership and tax status. Implications for future HIT research and practice are discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Predicting computerized physician order entry system adoption in US hospitals: can the federal mandate be met?
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education, and Research, Texas Tech University, MS 2101, Lubbock, TX 79409, United States
    Int J Med Inform 77:539-45. 2008
    ....
  53. pmc Development and testing of a scale to assess physician attitudes about handheld computers with decision support
    Midge N Ray
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:567-72. 2006
    ..The authors developed and evaluated a rating scale, the Attitudes toward Handheld Decision Support Software Scale (H-DSS), to assess physician attitudes about handheld decision support systems...