Steven R Simon

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi Readiness for electronic health records: comparison of characteristics of practices in a collaborative with the remainder of Massachusetts
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:129-37. 2008
  2. pmc Improving diabetes care among patients overdue for recommended testing: a randomized controlled trial of automated telephone outreach
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1452-3. 2010
  3. doi Failure of automated telephone outreach with speech recognition to improve colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:264-70. 2010
  4. doi Electronic health records: which practices have them, and how are clinicians using them?
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:43-7. 2008
  5. ncbi Physicians and electronic health records: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:507-12. 2007
  6. pmc Correlates of electronic health record adoption in office practices: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:110-7. 2007
  7. pmc Patients' attitudes toward electronic health information exchange: qualitative study
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e30. 2009
  8. pmc Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    MPH Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:465-70. 2009
  9. ncbi Clinical and nonclinical correlates of adherence to prescribing guidelines for hypertension in a large managed care organization
    Philip C Skelding
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:414-9. 2006
  10. doi Relationship between use of electronic health record features and health care quality: results of a statewide survey
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 48:203-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. ncbi Readiness for electronic health records: comparison of characteristics of practices in a collaborative with the remainder of Massachusetts
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:129-37. 2008
    ..This study's objective was to assess the degree to which these practices are representative of physicians' practices statewide...
  2. pmc Improving diabetes care among patients overdue for recommended testing: a randomized controlled trial of automated telephone outreach
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1452-3. 2010
    ..The study's objective was to assess the effects of automated telephone outreach with speech recognition (ATO-SR) on diabetes-related testing...
  3. doi Failure of automated telephone outreach with speech recognition to improve colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:264-70. 2010
    ..Automated telephone outreach with speech recognition (ATO-SR) is used extensively by health plans. Whether ATO-SR can increase rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is unknown...
  4. doi Electronic health records: which practices have them, and how are clinicians using them?
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:43-7. 2008
    ..Limited data exist to estimate the use of electronic health records (EHRs) in ambulatory care practices in the United States...
  5. ncbi Physicians and electronic health records: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:507-12. 2007
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) allow for a variety of functions, ranging from visit documentation to laboratory test ordering, but little is known about physicians' actual use of these functions...
  6. pmc Correlates of electronic health record adoption in office practices: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:110-7. 2007
    ..We sought to measure the correlates of EHR adoption...
  7. pmc Patients' attitudes toward electronic health information exchange: qualitative study
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e30. 2009
    ..In many countries, there has been substantial progress in establishing the electronic transmission of patients' health information between health care providers, but little is known about how best to engage patients in the process...
  8. pmc Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey
    Steven R Simon
    MPH Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:465-70. 2009
    ..System refinements, certification efforts, and health policies, including standards development, should address the gaps in both EHR adoption and the use of key functions...
  9. ncbi Clinical and nonclinical correlates of adherence to prescribing guidelines for hypertension in a large managed care organization
    Philip C Skelding
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:414-9. 2006
    ..48-0.91). Patient age was not a significant correlate of adherence to guidelines (OR, 1.01; 95% CI, 0.94-1.09). Understanding these observations may lead to strategies to improve guideline adherence and reduce health care disparities...
  10. doi Relationship between use of electronic health record features and health care quality: results of a statewide survey
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Care 48:203-9. 2010
    ..However, evidence regarding their effectiveness for this purpose is mixed, and existing studies have generally considered EHR usage a binary factor and have not considered the availability and use of specific EHR features...
  11. pmc The relationship between electronic health record use and quality of care over time
    Li Zhou
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Inc, Wellesley, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:457-64. 2009
    ..Future studies should examine the relationship between the extent to which physicians use key EHR functions and their performance on quality measures over time...
  12. pmc Factors associated with difficult electronic health record implementation in office practice
    Marshall Fleurant
    Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:541-4. 2012
    ..4, 95% CI 0.2 to 0.8). Physicians who own their practice may need more external support for EHR implementation than those who do not. Innovative clinical support staff may ease the EHR implementation process and contribute to its success...
  13. ncbi Economic analysis of a randomized trial of academic detailing interventions to improve use of antihypertensive medications
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:15-20. 2007
    ..Information on costs of academic detailing could assist with health plan decision making in developing interventions to improve prescribing...
  14. doi Evaluating the impact of point- of-care decision support tools in improving diagnosis of obese children in primary care
    Christine R Ayash
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:576-82. 2013
    ....
  15. ncbi Impact of vendor computerized physician order entry on patients with renal impairment in community hospitals
    Alexander A Leung
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Hosp Med 8:545-52. 2013
    ..Adverse drug events (ADEs) are common among hospitalized patients with renal impairment...
  16. pmc Relationship between medication event rates and the Leapfrog computerized physician order entry evaluation tool
    Alexander A Leung
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 20:e85-90. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the relationship between Leapfrog scores and the rates of preventable adverse drug events (ADE) and potential ADE...
  17. pmc Are physicians' perceptions of healthcare quality and practice satisfaction affected by errors associated with electronic health record use?
    Jennifer S Love
    Partners HealthCare, Clinical and Quality Analysis Information Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:610-4. 2012
    ....
  18. doi Clinician attitudes towards prescribing and implications for interventions in a multi-specialty group practice
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:969-73. 2008
    ..Although numerous factors influence prescribing, resources to support unbiased evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  19. pmc Reducing the prescribing of heavily marketed medications: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:897-903. 2009
    ..Prescription drug costs are a major component of health care expenditures, yet resources to support evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  20. doi Improving children's obesity-related health care quality: process outcomes of a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Elsie M Taveras
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:27-31. 2014
    ....
  21. ncbi Evaluating the implementation of expert committee recommendations for obesity assessment
    Mona Sharifi
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:131-8. 2013
    ....
  22. pmc Physician attitudes toward health information exchange: results of a statewide survey
    Adam Wright
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:66-70. 2010
    ..Objective: To assess physicians' attitudes toward health information exchange (HIE) and physicians' willingness to pay to participate in HIE...
  23. ncbi Characteristics of medicine-pediatrics practices: results from the national ambulatory medical care survey
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Acad Med 84:396-401. 2009
    ..A more comprehensive understanding of med-peds practices is important to inform medical students and guide evolving curricula and accreditation standards...
  24. pmc How do precepting physicians select patients for teaching medical students in the ambulatory primary care setting?
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:730-5. 2003
    ..To study how clinical preceptors select patients for medical student teaching in ambulatory care and to explore key factors they consider in the selection process...
  25. ncbi Baseline laboratory monitoring of cardiovascular medications in elderly health maintenance organization enrollees
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics and Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2165-9. 2005
    ..To identify correlates of laboratory monitoring errors in elderly health maintenance organization (HMO) members at the initiation of therapy with cardiovascular medications...
  26. pmc Lessons learned from implementation of computerized provider order entry in 5 community hospitals: a qualitative study
    Steven R Simon
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:67. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize the experiences of hospitals that have successfully implemented CPOE...
  27. pmc Ability to generate patient registries among practices with and without electronic health records
    Adam Wright
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e31. 2009
    ..However, it is not known how many providers have the ability to generate such registries...
  28. doi Electronic health records and malpractice claims in office practice
    Anunta Virapongse
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:2362-7. 2008
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) may improve patient safety and health care quality, but the relationship between EHR adoption and settled malpractice claims is unknown...
  29. ncbi Electronic health records: use, barriers and satisfaction among physicians who care for black and Hispanic patients
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:158-63. 2009
    ..Given that a small group of providers care for most racial/ethnic minorities, we sought to determine whether minority-serving providers adopt EHR systems at comparable rates to other providers...
  30. ncbi Group versus individual academic detailing to improve the use of antihypertensive medications in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Med 118:521-8. 2005
    ..To compare group versus individual academic detailing to increase diuretic or beta-blocker use in hypertension...
  31. doi Massachusetts e-Health Project increased physicians' ability to use registries, and signals progress toward better care
    Marshall Fleurant
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1256-64. 2011
    ..This statewide project may be a viable model for regional efforts to expand health information technology and improve the quality of care...
  32. pmc Community-wide implementation of health information technology: the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative experience
    Allan H Goroll
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Service, 15 Parkman Street, Suite 645, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:132-9. 2009
    ..This article describes the formation and implementation phases of the Collaborative, focusing on barriers identified, lessons learned, and policy issues...
  33. doi Rationale and design of the STAR randomized controlled trial to accelerate adoption of childhood obesity comparative effectiveness research
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:101-8. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Simulation Suggests that medical group mergers won't undermine the potential utility of health information exchanges
    Robert S Rudin
    RAND Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:548-59. 2012
    ....
  35. ncbi Failure of Internet-based audit and feedback to improve quality of care delivered by primary care residents
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:427-31. 2005
    ..To determine the effectiveness of Internet-based audit and feedback to physicians to improve care for diabetes and hypertension...
  36. ncbi Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:227-32. 2005
    ..To determine rates of potentially inappropriate medication use in elderly persons in managed care plans in the United States in 2000-2001...
  37. doi Using health information technology to improve drug monitoring: a systematic review
    Geoffrey L Hayward
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:1232-7. 2009
    ..To conduct a systematic review of current evidence regarding the use of health information technology (HIT) interventions to improve drug monitoring in ambulatory care...
  38. doi Protecting an endangered species: training physicians to conduct clinical research
    Mary Ellen J Goldhamer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch Medical Group, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 84:439-45. 2009
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the research careers of physician graduates and to determine correlates of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant funding...
  39. pmc Understanding the decisions and values of stakeholders in health information exchanges: experiences from Massachusetts
    Robert S Rudin
    Partners HealthCare System Inc, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:950-5. 2009
    ..Our aim was to understand how these kinds of information exchanges can be made viable...
  40. ncbi Medical students' knowledge of the U.S. health care system and their preferences for curricular change: a national survey
    Jaya R Agrawal
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 80:484-8. 2005
    ..To measure medical students' knowledge of central issues in the U.S. health care system and to understand their perception of the importance and quality of health policy curricula at their medical schools...
  41. ncbi Computerized prescribing alerts and group academic detailing to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications in older people
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:963-8. 2006
    ....
  42. pmc Implementation and use of an electronic health record within the Indian Health Service
    Thomas D Sequist
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:191-7. 2007
    ..There are limited data regarding implementing electronic health records (EHR) in underserved settings. We evaluated the implementation of an EHR within the Indian Health Service (IHS), a federally funded health system for Native Americans...
  43. ncbi The relationship between perceived practice quality and quality improvement activities and physician practice dissatisfaction, professional isolation, and work-life stress
    Mariah A Quinn
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Med Care 47:924-8. 2009
    ..However, little is known about how physicians' self-reported quality improvement (QI) activities and quality of care are related to their practice dissatisfaction, professional isolation, and work-life stress...
  44. doi Teaching population health as a basic science at Harvard Medical School
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Acad Med 83:332-7. 2008
    ..Preclinical courses represent a progressive step in developing a workforce of physicians who embrace their responsibility to improve the health of the population as a whole, as well as the health of the patient in front of them...
  45. doi Engaging patients in medication reconciliation via a patient portal following hospital discharge
    Leonie Heyworth
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:e157-62. 2014
    ..Enabling patients to conduct medication reconciliation through a web portal is feasible in the transition from inpatient to outpatient care and may improve medication safety. ..
  46. doi Health information technology to guide pediatric obesity management
    Julia McDonald
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:543-9. 2011
    ..Concerns included "alert fatigue," distraction, and disruption of workflow. Suggestions for future electronic functions included tailored educational materials and physical activity resources customized by patient address...
  47. pmc Patients' perceptions of their "most" and "least" important medications: a retrospective cohort study
    Amy Linsky
    Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S, Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02130, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:619. 2012
    ..We determined the frequency with which Veteran patients would explicitly identify one of their medications as "most important" or "least important."..
  48. pmc Impact of vendor computerized physician order entry in community hospitals
    Alexander A Leung
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:801-7. 2012
    ..It is uncertain if computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems are effective at reducing adverse drug event (ADE) rates in community hospitals, where mainly vendor-developed applications are used...
  49. ncbi The relationship between medical practice characteristics and quality of care for cardiovascular disease
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:167-86. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi The relationship between second-year medical students' OSCE scores and USMLE Step 2 scores
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:901-5. 2007
    ....
  51. pmc Quality and correlates of medical record documentation in the ambulatory care setting
    Carlos M Soto
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:22. 2002
    ..We therefore undertook the present study to measure the rates of documentation of quality of care measures in an outpatient primary care practice setting that utilizes an electronic medical record...
  52. ncbi Drug therapy in the elderly: improving quality and access
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 73:387-93. 2003
  53. doi Medication discrepancies in integrated electronic health records
    Amy Linsky
    Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:103-9. 2013
    ..We determined the prevalence of discrepancies within a national healthcare system with EHR-pharmacy linkage to characterise the medications involved and to identify factors associated with discrepancies...
  54. pmc "Stealth" alerts to improve warfarin monitoring when initiating interacting medications
    Kate E Koplan
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Atrius Health, 275 Grove Street, Suite 3 300, Auburndale, Newton, MA 02466, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1666-73. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine whether these "stealth" alerts increased the frequency of anticoagulation monitoring following the co-prescription of warfarin and a potentially interacting medication...
  55. pmc Decline in fish consumption among pregnant women after a national mercury advisory
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:346-51. 2003
    ..We endeavored to estimate the extent to which pregnant women changed fish consumption habits after dissemination of this national advisory...
  56. ncbi Geriatrics training in general internal medicine fellowship programs: current practice, barriers, and strategies for improvement
    Steven R Simon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:621-7. 2003
    ....
  57. pmc Variation in predictors of primary care career choice by year and stage of training
    Maureen T Connelly
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:159-69. 2003
    ..It is not known whether factors associated with primary care career choice affect trainees differently at different times or stages of medical education...
  58. ncbi Universal health care and reform of the health care system: views of medical students in the United States
    Jeffrey Huebner
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103, USA
    Acad Med 81:721-7. 2006
    ..Recent studies have documented physicians' support for various remedies, including universal health care. The authors undertook this study to assess medical students' views on these topics...
  59. ncbi Health plan members' views about disclosure of medical errors
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Fallon Foundation, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:409-18. 2004
    ..Various authorities and national organizations encourage disclosing medical errors, but there is little information on how patients respond to disclosure...
  60. ncbi How to design computerized alerts to safe prescribing practices
    Adrianne Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:602-13. 2004
    ..This study was designed to develop and evaluate medication safety alerts and processes for educating prescribers about the alerts...
  61. ncbi Reducing warfarin medication interactions: an interrupted time series evaluation
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1009-15. 2006
    ..The usefulness of academic detailing to enhance the effectiveness of medication interaction alerts also is uncertain...
  62. ncbi The impact of prescribing safety alerts for elderly persons in an electronic medical record: an interrupted time series evaluation
    David H Smith
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1098-104. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of computerized provider order entry with clinical decision support in reducing the use of potentially contraindicated agents in elderly persons...
  63. ncbi Web-based learning versus standardized patients for teaching clinical diagnosis: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial
    Michael K Turner
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:208-14. 2006
    ..Little evidence exists to guide the selection of methods for teaching clinical diagnosis...
  64. ncbi Improved therapeutic monitoring with several interventions: a randomized trial
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1848-54. 2006
    ..Differences between guideline recommendations and actual frequency of therapeutic laboratory monitoring are substantial. This study evaluated interventions to improve laboratory monitoring at initiation of medication therapy...
  65. ncbi Academic detailing to improve laboratory testing among outpatient medication users
    Jennifer Elston Lafata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 45:966-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether group academic detailing with performance feedback increases recommended laboratory monitoring among outpatients dispensed medications...

Research Grants1

  1. Improving Laboratory Monitoring in Community Practices: A Randomized Trial
    Steven Simon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This practical clinical trial will evaluate the effectiveness of promoting clinicians' use of commercially available healthcare information technology to improve medication safety in the ambulatory care setting. ..