Richard W Grant

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise as a vital sign: a quasi-experimental analysis of a health system intervention to collect patient-reported exercise levels
    Richard W Grant
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, 20th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:341-8. 2014
  2. pmc Personalized genetic risk counseling to motivate diabetes prevention: a randomized trial
    Richard W Grant
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:13-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Defining patient complexity from the primary care physician's perspective: a cohort study
    Richard W Grant
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:797-804. 2011
  4. pmc Design of a randomized trial of diabetes genetic risk testing to motivate behavior change: the Genetic Counseling/lifestyle Change (GC/LC) Study for Diabetes Prevention
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:609-15. 2011
  5. pmc Impact of literacy and numeracy on motivation for behavior change after diabetes genetic risk testing
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Decis Making 32:606-15. 2012
  6. pmc How doctors choose medications to treat type 2 diabetes: a national survey of specialists and academic generalists
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1448-53. 2007
  7. pmc Patient-physician connectedness and quality of primary care
    Steven J Atlas
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:325-35. 2009
  8. pmc Medication adherence and racial differences in A1C control
    Alyce S Adams
    Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:916-21. 2008
  9. pmc Mobile phone technology for children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a parent survey
    Venessa Pena
    Center for Connected Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:1481-9. 2009
  10. pmc Implementation of a web-based tool for patient medication self-management: the Medication Self-titration Evaluation Programme (Med-STEP) for blood pressure control
    Richard W Grant
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Inform Prim Care 20:57-67. 2012

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Exercise as a vital sign: a quasi-experimental analysis of a health system intervention to collect patient-reported exercise levels
    Richard W Grant
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, 20th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:341-8. 2014
    ..Lack of regular physical activity is highly prevalent in U.S. adults and significantly increases mortality risk...
  2. pmc Personalized genetic risk counseling to motivate diabetes prevention: a randomized trial
    Richard W Grant
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:13-9. 2013
    ..To examine whether diabetes genetic risk testing and counseling can improve diabetes prevention behaviors...
  3. doi request reprint Defining patient complexity from the primary care physician's perspective: a cohort study
    Richard W Grant
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:797-804. 2011
    ..Patients with complex health needs are increasingly the focus of health system redesign...
  4. pmc Design of a randomized trial of diabetes genetic risk testing to motivate behavior change: the Genetic Counseling/lifestyle Change (GC/LC) Study for Diabetes Prevention
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Trials 8:609-15. 2011
    ..The efficacy of diabetes genetic risk testing to motivate behavior change for diabetes prevention is currently unknown...
  5. pmc Impact of literacy and numeracy on motivation for behavior change after diabetes genetic risk testing
    Jason L Vassy
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Med Decis Making 32:606-15. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes genetic risk testing might motivate at-risk patients to adopt diabetes prevention behaviors. However, the influence of literacy and numeracy on patient response to diabetes genetic risk is unknown...
  6. pmc How doctors choose medications to treat type 2 diabetes: a national survey of specialists and academic generalists
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1448-53. 2007
    ..However, the process by which physicians choose glucose-lowering medicines is poorly understood. We sought to study the means by which physicians choose medications for type 2 diabetic patients...
  7. pmc Patient-physician connectedness and quality of primary care
    Steven J Atlas
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:325-35. 2009
    ..Among all patients seen by a physician, some will be more strongly connected to their physician than others, but the effect of connectedness on measures of physician performance is not known...
  8. pmc Medication adherence and racial differences in A1C control
    Alyce S Adams
    Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:916-21. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine medication adherence and other self-management practices as potential determinants of higher glycemic risk among black relative to white patients...
  9. pmc Mobile phone technology for children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a parent survey
    Venessa Pena
    Center for Connected Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:1481-9. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Implementation of a web-based tool for patient medication self-management: the Medication Self-titration Evaluation Programme (Med-STEP) for blood pressure control
    Richard W Grant
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Inform Prim Care 20:57-67. 2012
    ..Informatics tools may help support hypertension management...
  11. pmc Effects of an online personal health record on medication accuracy and safety: a cluster-randomized trial
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:728-34. 2012
    ..To determine the effects of a personal health record (PHR)-linked medications module on medication accuracy and safety...
  12. pmc Practice-linked online personal health records for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 9 Staniford St, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1776-82. 2008
    ..Web-based personal health records (PHRs) have been advocated as a means to improve type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) care. However, few Web-based systems are linked directly to the electronic medical record (EMR) used by physicians...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of cardiac risk factors among patients with schizophrenia and diabetes
    Anthony P Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1145-52. 2006
    ..The appropriateness and effectiveness of the outpatient medical management of cardiac risk factors for patients with diabetes who had a diagnosis of schizophrenia or a related psychotic syndrome were examined...
  14. pmc Hypertension and diabetes prevalence among U.S. Hispanics by country of origin: the National Health Interview Survey 2000-2005
    Lina P Pabon-Nau
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:847-52. 2010
    ..Despite their diverse cultural origins, Hispanics in the US are generally studied as a single ethnic group...
  15. pmc Mammography FastTrack: an intervention to facilitate reminders for breast cancer screening across a heterogeneous multi-clinic primary care network
    William T Lester
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 7th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:187-95. 2009
    ..Overall, 63% of patients were successfully contacted. Systematic population-based efforts are promising tools to improve preventative care...
  16. doi request reprint A rheumatology-specific informatics-based application with a disease activity calculator
    Deborah S Collier
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:488-94. 2009
    ..To design a rheumatology-specific tool with a disease activity calculator integrated into the electronic medical records (EMRs) at our institution and assess physicians' attitudes toward the use of this tool...
  17. pmc Implementing practice-linked pre-visit electronic journals in primary care: patient and physician use and satisfaction
    Jonathan S Wald
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:502-6. 2010
    ..013), helpful to patients in visit preparation (66% vs 20%; p=0.082), and would recommend them to colleagues (78% vs 22%; p=0.0143). eJournal integration into practice warrants further study...
  18. doi request reprint Relationship between patient panel characteristics and primary care physician clinical performance rankings
    Clemens S Hong
    School of Medicine, Harvard University, and General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 304:1107-13. 2010
    ..Physicians have increasingly become the focus of clinical performance measurement...
  19. ncbi request reprint Designing healthcare information technology to catalyse change in clinical care
    William T Lester
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:9-19. 2008
    ..The authors present a review of disease management as well as a conceptual framework to guide the development of more effective health information technology (HIT) tools for translating clinical information into clinical action...
  20. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of population management: diabetes mellitus: putting evidence into practice (DM-PEP)
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2299-305. 2004
    ..Population-level strategies to organize and deliver care may improve diabetes management. We conducted a multiclinic controlled trial of population management in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  21. pmc Diabetes connected health: a pilot study of a patient- and provider-shared glucose monitoring web application
    Alice J Watson
    Center for Connected Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:345-52. 2009
    ..Real-time sharing of blood glucose results with providers could improve communication and lead to more timely medication titration. New technology platforms are available to support the delivery of innovative models of care delivery...
  22. pmc Population-based breast cancer screening in a primary care network
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:821-9. 2012
    ..To assess the ability of a health information technology system to facilitate population- based breast cancer screening...
  23. pmc Identifying primary care patients at risk for future diabetes and cardiovascular disease using electronic health records
    Marie France Hivert
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:170. 2009
    ..Prevention of diabetes and coronary heart disease (CHD) is possible but identification of at-risk patients for targeting interventions is a challenge in primary care...
  24. pmc Prevalence of elevated hemoglobin A1c among patients admitted to the hospital without a diagnosis of diabetes
    Deborah J Wexler
    Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center, Bulfinch 408, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:4238-44. 2008
    ..One in four hospitalized patients has diagnosed diabetes. The prevalence of unrecognized, or undiagnosed, diabetes among hospitalized patients is not well established...
  25. ncbi request reprint Design and implementation of a web-based patient portal linked to an electronic health record designed to improve medication safety: the Patient Gateway medications module
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Academic Hospitalist Service and Associate Physician, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Inform Prim Care 16:147-55. 2008
    ..Further analyses will determine the effects of this module on important medication-related outcomes and identify further enhancements needed to improve on this approach...
  26. pmc A cluster-randomized trial of a primary care informatics-based system for breast cancer screening
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:154-61. 2011
    ..Information technology offers the promise, as yet unfulfilled, of delivering efficient, evidence-based health care...
  27. pmc Effect of hospital admission on glycemic control 1 year after discharge
    Nancy J Wei
    Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:456-63. 2012
    ..To assess the effect of hospital admission on glycemic control in patients with diabetes up to 1 year after discharge...
  28. pmc Diabetes differentially affects depression and self-rated health by age in the U.S
    Deborah J Wexler
    Massachusetts General Hospital Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1575-7. 2012
    ..To determine whether the relationship between age and physical and mental health varies by diabetes status in older U.S. adults...
  29. pmc Genetic counseling as a tool for type 2 diabetes prevention: a genetic counseling framework for common polygenetic disorders
    Jessica L Waxler
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:684-91. 2012
    ..Our intervention represents one model for applying traditional genetic counseling principles to risk testing for polygenetic, preventable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and treatment of low HDL cholesterol among primary care patients with type 2 diabetes: an unmet challenge for cardiovascular risk reduction
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:479-84. 2007
    ..We identified prevalence and predictors of low HDL cholesterol, characterized current lipid therapy, and estimated the theoretical benefit of more effective HDL cholesterol-raising methods among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sex disparities in treatment of cardiac risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Deborah J Wexler
    Diabetes Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:514-20. 2005
    ..Diabetes eliminates the protective effect of female sex on the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). We assessed sex differences in the treatment of CHD risk factors among patients with diabetes...
  32. pmc Queuing theory to guide the implementation of a heart failure inpatient registry program
    Adrian H Zai
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:516-23. 2009
    ....
  33. pmc Is this "my" patient? Development and validation of a predictive model to link patients to primary care providers
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:973-8. 2006
    ..Evaluating the quality of care provided by individual primary care physicians (PCPs) may be limited by failing to know which patients the PCP feels personally responsible for...
  34. pmc Randomized controlled trial of health maintenance reminders provided directly to patients through an electronic PHR
    Adam Wright
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:85-92. 2012
    ..Provider and patient reminders can be effective in increasing rates of preventive screenings and vaccinations. However, the effect of patient-directed electronic reminders is understudied...
  35. pmc Closing the gap: eliminating health care disparities among Latinos with diabetes using health information technology tools and patient navigators
    Lenny Lopez
    Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Disparities Solutions Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:169-76. 2012
    ..In this article, we discuss the role of HIT for diabetes management in Latinos and describe a novel "eNavigator" role that we are developing to increase HIT adoption and thereby reduce health care disparities...
  36. pmc Implementing a web-based home monitoring system within an academic health care network: barriers and facilitators to innovation diffusion
    Alexandra C Pelletier
    Partners Center for Connected Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:32-8. 2011
    ..Using the framework of the diffusion of innovation theory, we review the implementation and examine lessons learned as we continue to deploy DC across the health care network...
  37. pmc Diabetes Risk Perception and Intention to Adopt Healthy Lifest yles Among Primary Care Patients
    Marie France Hivert
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1820-2. 2009
    ..To examine perceived risk of developing diabetes in primary care patients...
  38. doi request reprint Physician ability to assess rheumatoid arthritis disease activity using an electronic medical record-based disease activity calculator
    Deborah S Collier
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:495-500. 2009
    ..To assess physicians' concordance with Disease Activity Score in 28 joints (DAS28) categories calculated by an electronic medical record (EMR)-embedded disease activity calculator, as well as attitudes toward this application...
  39. ncbi request reprint Depression, self-care, and medication adherence in type 2 diabetes: relationships across the full range of symptom severity
    Jeffrey S Gonzalez
    Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2222-7. 2007
    ..We examined the association between depression, measured as either a continuous symptom severity score or a clinical disorder variable, with self-care behaviors in type 2 diabetes...
  40. ncbi request reprint New models of population management for patients with diabetes--using informatics tools to support primary care
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Unit and Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 74:S220-4. 2006
    ..In this review we present two recent population management interventions within our health system that illustrate the principles of Information Processing and Clinical Action in diabetes care...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for coronary artery disease in patients with elevated high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Doreen DeFaria Yeh
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1-4. 2007
    ..25 to 0.99, p = 0.046) than patients with normal HDL levels and CAD. In conclusion, patients with high HDL and CAD had a similar or lower prevalence of traditional CAD risk factors compared with patients with normal HDL levels and CAD...
  42. pmc Lessons from implementing a combined workflow-informatics system for diabetes management
    Adrian H Zai
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:524-33. 2008
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Evaluating a web-based self-management program for employees with hypertension and prehypertension: a randomized clinical trial
    Alice J Watson
    Partners HealthCare Center for Connected Health, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am Heart J 164:625-31. 2012
    ..Web-based self-management programs offer a novel approach for self-insured employers seeking to improve and maintain employee health...
  44. pmc Frequent outpatient contact and decreasing medication affordability in patients with diabetes from 1997 to 2004
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Units, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 9 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1386-8. 2006
  45. pmc Loss-of-function CYP2C9 variants: finding the correct clinical role for Type 2 diabetes pharmacogenetic testing
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 50 59 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:339-43. 2010
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Overcoming barriers to evidence-based diabetes care
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 2:261-9. 2006
    ..We also describe recent results of controlled trials of population-level, informatics-based interventions to improve diabetes care...
  47. pmc Changes in glycemic control from 1996 to 2006 among adults with type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal cohort study
    Karen J Blumenthal
    The Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:158. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to examine temporal changes in HbA1c and lipid levels over a 10-year period and to identify predictors of metabolic control in a longitudinal patient cohort...
  48. ncbi request reprint Non-visit-based cancer screening using a novel population management system
    Steven J Atlas
    From the General Medicine Division, Medical Services SJA, JMA, YC, SP L, the Laboratory of Computer Science AHZ, HCC, and the Mongan Institute for Health Policy DEL, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland RWG
    J Am Board Fam Med 27:474-85. 2014
    ..We evaluated whether involving primary care providers (PCPs) in a visit-independent population management IT application led to more effective cancer screening...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hyper- and hypoglycemia among inpatients with diabetes: a national survey of 44 U.S. hospitals
    Deborah J Wexler
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch 408, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:367-9. 2007
  50. pmc Barriers to the treatment of hepatitis C. Patient, provider, and system factors
    James A Morrill
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:754-8. 2005
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is both prevalent and undertreated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Impact of concurrent medication use on statin adherence and refill persistence
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2343-8. 2004
    ..Effective therapy for chronic illness requires daily medication adherence (DMA) for prolonged periods. Overall medical regimen complexity may represent one barrier to successful adherence...
  52. pmc Internet use among primary care patients with type 2 diabetes: the generation and education gap
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:470-3. 2005
    ..The Internet represents a promising tool to improve diabetes care...
  53. ncbi request reprint Race differences in long-term diabetes management in an HMO
    Alyce S Adams
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2844-9. 2005
    ..We examined race differences in diabetes outcomes over 4-8 years in a single HMO...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cost of an informatics-based diabetes management program
    Bonnie B Blanchfield
    Institute of Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02124, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:249-54. 2006
    ..This study identifies the costs to design, develop, implement, and operate an innovative informatics-based registry and disease management system (POPMAN) to manage type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting...
  55. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: untangling the web of diabetes causality in African Americans
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:388-90; discussion 391-2. 2007
    ..Efforts to effectively address the problem of disparities in the prediabetic state will require greater interdisciplinary collaboration between unfamiliar disciplines and wider implementation of the randomized clinical trial design...
  56. pmc Design and implementation of a web-based patient portal linked to an ambulatory care electronic health record: patient gateway for diabetes collaborative care
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 8:576-86. 2006
    ....
  57. pmc Rapid identification of myocardial infarction risk associated with diabetes medications using electronic medical records
    John S Brownstein
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:526-31. 2010
    ..Our use of usual care electronic data sources from a large hospital network represents an innovative approach to rapid safety signal detection that may enable more effective postmarketing drug surveillance...
  58. ncbi request reprint Trends in complexity of diabetes care in the United States from 1991 to 2000
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1134-9. 2004
    ..During the decade from 1991 to 2000, the standard of care for diabetes mellitus evolved to require more intensive management of glycemia, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels...
  59. pmc Randomized controlled trial of an informatics-based intervention to increase statin prescription for secondary prevention of coronary disease
    William T Lester
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:22-9. 2006
    ..Suboptimal treatment of hyperlipidemia in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) is well documented. We report the impact of a computer-assisted physician-directed intervention to improve secondary prevention of hyperlipidemia...
  60. doi request reprint Characteristics of primary care safety-net providers and their quality improvement attitudes and activities: results of a national survey of physician professionalism
    Lenny Lopez
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:151-9. 2013
    ..Increasing access by expanding Medicaid eligibility will require continued investment in the number and training of safety-net PCPs...
  61. pmc Branched chain and aromatic amino acids change acutely following two medical therapies for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Geoffrey A Walford
    Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115
    Metabolism 62:1772-8. 2013
    ..BCAA/AAAs decrease acutely during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), a diagnostic test for T2D. It is unknown whether changes in BCAA/AAAs also signal an early response to commonly used medical therapies for T2D...
  62. pmc Genetic susceptibility testing for chronic disease and intention for behavior change in healthy young adults
    Jason L Vassy
    Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 Huntington Avenue, Bldg 9, STE 425, Boston, MA, 02130, USA
    J Community Genet 4:263-71. 2013
    ..To be effective, genetic risk testing in young adults may need to be coupled with other strategies to enable behavior change...
  63. pmc The decision to intensify therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from an experiment using a clinical case vignette
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:513-20. 2009
    ..We used a video case vignette to assess whether patient or physician demographic variables influence the decision to intensify therapy...
  64. pmc Quality of diabetes care in U.S. academic medical centers: low rates of medical regimen change
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:337-442. 2005
    ..To assess both standard and novel diabetes quality measures in a national sample of U.S. academic medical centers...
  65. pmc Prevalence of basic information technology use by U.S. physicians
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, The Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1150-5. 2006
    ..Information technology (IT) has been advocated as an important means to improve the practice of clinical medicine...
  66. pmc Diabetes oral medication initiation and intensification: patient views compared with current treatment guidelines
    Richard W Grant
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 9 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabetes Educ 37:78-84. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare patient perceptions about medication management with principles underlying American Diabetes Association (ADA) published treatment algorithms...
  67. ncbi request reprint Should the insulin resistance syndrome be treated in the elderly?
    Richard W Grant
    The General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Drugs Aging 21:141-51. 2004
    ..For elderly patients, recent studies have conclusively demonstrated the safety and efficacy of pharmacological management of elevated blood pressure and cholesterol levels...
  68. ncbi request reprint Translating clinical evidence into the practice of diabetes care
    Richard W Grant
    50 9 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Diabetes Rev 3:217. 2007
  69. pmc Genetic risk reclassification for type 2 diabetes by age below or above 50 years using 40 type 2 diabetes risk single nucleotide polymorphisms
    Jose M de Miguel-Yanes
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:121-5. 2011
    ..To test if knowledge of type 2 diabetes genetic variants improves disease prediction...
  70. ncbi request reprint Impact of population management with direct physician feedback on care of patients with type 2 diabetes
    Richard W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2275-80. 2003
    ..We also identified potential patient-related barriers to effective diabetes management...