S D Pearson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patients' trust in physicians: many theories, few measures, and little data
    S D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:509-13. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients within a budget: physicians' tales from the front lines of managed care
    Steven D Pearson
    Center for Ethics and Population Health, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 13:115-23. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient reports of coverage denial: association with ratings of health plan quality and trust in physician
    Steven D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:238-44. 2003
  4. pmc Talking about money: how primary care physicians respond to a patient's question about financial incentives
    Steven D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:75-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Payer-hospital collaboration to improve patient satisfaction with hospital discharge
    M L Hickey
    Department of Quality Measurement and Improvement, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 22:336-44. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient attitudes toward physician financial incentives
    A G Pereira
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1313-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of an inpatient physician program on quality, utilization, and satisfaction
    A P Halpert
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Division of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 6:549-55. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint An outpatient program to treat deep venous thrombosis with low-molecular-weight heparin
    S D Pearson
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 2:210-7. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Leaving gatekeeping behind--effects of opening access to specialists for adults in a health maintenance organization
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:1312-7. 2001
  10. pmc Communication problems for patients hospitalized with chest pain
    S R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:836-8. 1998

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Publications23

  1. pmc Patients' trust in physicians: many theories, few measures, and little data
    S D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:509-13. 2000
    ..The gaps identified in our knowledge about trust can help target new efforts to strengthen the methodological basis of work to understand this vital element of medical relationships...
  2. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients within a budget: physicians' tales from the front lines of managed care
    Steven D Pearson
    Center for Ethics and Population Health, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 13:115-23. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient reports of coverage denial: association with ratings of health plan quality and trust in physician
    Steven D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:238-44. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether HMO patients' reports of denial of coverage were associated with their ratings of health plan quality and trust in their physician. Study..
  4. pmc Talking about money: how primary care physicians respond to a patient's question about financial incentives
    Steven D Pearson
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:75-8. 2002
    ..Adopting a broad spectrum of attitudes and approaches, nearly every physician avoided discussing the role of incentives and stressed instead that he or she could be trusted under any circumstance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Payer-hospital collaboration to improve patient satisfaction with hospital discharge
    M L Hickey
    Department of Quality Measurement and Improvement, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 22:336-44. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Implications of hospitalwide implementation of discharge planning-related services attempted on one unit are being considered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient attitudes toward physician financial incentives
    A G Pereira
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1313-7. 2001
    ..Discomfort was highest with capitation and was more likely among wealthier, well-educated, white patients. With capitation increasing nationally, patients' concerns should be considered in the design of compensation agreements...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of an inpatient physician program on quality, utilization, and satisfaction
    A P Halpert
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Division of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 6:549-55. 2000
    ..In the new program, attending physician duties were transferred from the patient's own general internist to another internist serving on a hospital-based rotation...
  8. ncbi request reprint An outpatient program to treat deep venous thrombosis with low-molecular-weight heparin
    S D Pearson
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 2:210-7. 1999
    ..Although recent trials have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of low-molecular-weight (LMW) heparin, clinicians may need help incorporating this drug into routine practice...
  9. ncbi request reprint Leaving gatekeeping behind--effects of opening access to specialists for adults in a health maintenance organization
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:1312-7. 2001
    ..9 percent (P=0.01). CONCLUSIONS: In a capitated, multispecialty group practice, we found little evidence of substantial changes in the use of specialty services by adults in the first 18 months after the elimination of gatekeeping...
  10. pmc Communication problems for patients hospitalized with chest pain
    S R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:836-8. 1998
    ..New models of inpatient care delivery can maintain patient satisfaction but to do so must focus attention on improving physician-patient communication...
  11. pmc Depression among high utilizers of medical care
    S D Pearson
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 14:461-8. 1999
    ..Patients who had not made visits for nonspecific complaints were at significantly lower risk of depression. Depression among high utilizers was associated with higher resource utilization...
  12. pmc Informal consultations provided to general internists by the gastroenterology department of an HMO
    S D Pearson
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:435-8. 1998
    ..The role informal consultation plays in the workload of physicians and in the clinical care of populations is an important question for health care system design, policy, and research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patient attitudes toward continuity of care
    Anne G Pereira
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:909-12. 2003
    ..Concern has been raised about managed care's effects on continuity of patient care, but little is known about how much value patients place on continuity...
  14. pmc Does affiliation of physician groups with one another produce higher quality primary care?
    Mark W Friedberg
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1385-92. 2007
    ..We examined whether larger physician group size and affiliation with networks of multiple groups are associated with higher quality of care...
  15. ncbi request reprint The response of physician groups to P4P incentives
    Ateev Mehrotra
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:249-55. 2007
    ..To assess the scope and magnitude of pay-for-performance (P4P) incentives among physician groups and to examine whether such incentives are associated with quality improvement initiatives...
  16. ncbi request reprint A trial of disclosing physicians' financial incentives to patients
    Steven D Pearson
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:623-8. 2006
    ..Concern regarding financial conflict of interest for physicians has led to calls for disclosure of financial incentives to patients. However, limited data on the outcomes of disclosure exist to guide policy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Getting the innovation we want
    Steven D Pearson
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1505-6; author reply 1506-7. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Medicare's requirement for research participation as a condition of coverage: is it ethical?
    Steven D Pearson
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 296:988-91. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Quality, innovation, and value for money: NICE and the British National Health Service
    Steven D Pearson
    National Institute for Clinical Excellence, London, England
    JAMA 294:2618-22. 2005
    ..This article describes how NICE has responded to the challenge and considers whether its experience of balancing quality, innovation, and value for money holds policy lessons for the United States...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of an electronic medical record to profile the continuity clinic experiences of primary care residents
    Thomas D Sequist
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 80:390-4. 2005
    ..To assess the variation in outpatient educational experiences among residents in a primary care internal medicine residency program...
  21. ncbi request reprint Leaving the practice: effects of primary care physician departure on patient care
    Anne G Pereira
    Center for Ethics in Managed Care and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02446, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2733-6. 2003
    ..Little is known, however, about how PCP departure may affect patients' quality of health care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of removing gatekeeping on specialist utilization by children in a health maintenance organization
    Timothy G Ferris
    Insititute for Health Policy, Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:574-9. 2002
    ..The "gatekeeping" model of access to specialty care has been an essential managed care tool, intended to control costs of care and promote coordination between generalists and specialists...
  23. doi request reprint Coverage with evidence development: ethical issues and policy implications
    Franklin G Miller
    Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1156, USA
    Med Care 46:746-51. 2008
    ..In this article we review the policy rationale for CED and present a normative analysis that addresses ethical concerns and policy implications...