Julie A Schmittdiel

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patient race/ethnicity and patient-physician race/ethnicity concordance in the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors for patients with diabetes
    Ana H Traylor
    Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, California, and the Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:520-5. 2010
  2. ncbi Safety and effectiveness of mail order pharmacy use in diabetes
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:882-7. 2013
  3. pmc Novel use and utility of integrated electronic health records to assess rates of prediabetes recognition and treatment: brief report from an integrated electronic health records pilot study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Corresponding author Julie A Schmittdiel
    Diabetes Care 37:565-8. 2014
  4. pmc Health-plan and employer-based wellness programs to reduce diabetes risk: The Kaiser Permanente Northern California NEXT-D Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E15. 2013
  5. pmc Improving treatment intensification to reduce cardiovascular disease risk: a cluster randomized trial
    Joe V Selby
    Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:183. 2012
  6. pmc Study protocol: the Adherence and Intensification of Medications (AIM) study--a cluster randomized controlled effectiveness study
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Trials 11:95. 2010
  7. pmc The comparative effectiveness of mail order pharmacy use vs. local pharmacy use on LDL-C control in new statin users
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1396-402. 2011
  8. pmc The association of patient-physician gender concordance with cardiovascular disease risk factor control and treatment in diabetes
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2065-70. 2009
  9. pmc System-based participatory research in health care: an approach for sustainable translational research and quality improvement
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:256-9. 2010
  10. pmc Missed opportunities in cardiovascular disease prevention?: low rates of hypertension recognition for women at medicine and obstetrics-gynecology clinics
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hypertension 57:717-22. 2011

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc Patient race/ethnicity and patient-physician race/ethnicity concordance in the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors for patients with diabetes
    Ana H Traylor
    Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, California, and the Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:520-5. 2010
    ..Further research should investigate other potential drivers of disparities in CVD care...
  2. ncbi Safety and effectiveness of mail order pharmacy use in diabetes
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:882-7. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Novel use and utility of integrated electronic health records to assess rates of prediabetes recognition and treatment: brief report from an integrated electronic health records pilot study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Corresponding author Julie A Schmittdiel
    Diabetes Care 37:565-8. 2014
    ..This study uses novel methods to examine the frequency of diagnosis and treatment of prediabetes in real-world clinical settings using electronic health record (EHR) data...
  4. pmc Health-plan and employer-based wellness programs to reduce diabetes risk: The Kaiser Permanente Northern California NEXT-D Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E15. 2013
    ..Identifying effective approaches to preventing diabetes will be of value to health care systems, policy makers, and public health officials seeking to understand the roles systems and employers can play in preventing chronic illness...
  5. pmc Improving treatment intensification to reduce cardiovascular disease risk: a cluster randomized trial
    Joe V Selby
    Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:183. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate provision of new information to non-physician outreach teams on need for treatment intensification in patients with increased CVD risk...
  6. pmc Study protocol: the Adherence and Intensification of Medications (AIM) study--a cluster randomized controlled effectiveness study
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Trials 11:95. 2010
    ..Successful medication management requires an effective partnership between providers who initiate and increase doses of effective medications and patients who adhere to the regimen...
  7. pmc The comparative effectiveness of mail order pharmacy use vs. local pharmacy use on LDL-C control in new statin users
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1396-402. 2011
    ..Previous studies have shown that mail order pharmacy use is associated with greater medication adherence; however, no studies have examined whether mail order pharmacy use is related to improved CVD risk factor outcomes...
  8. pmc The association of patient-physician gender concordance with cardiovascular disease risk factor control and treatment in diabetes
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2065-70. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine associations between patient gender, physician gender, and their interaction with CVD risk factor control, medication adherence, and treatment intensification in diabetes...
  9. pmc System-based participatory research in health care: an approach for sustainable translational research and quality improvement
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:256-9. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Missed opportunities in cardiovascular disease prevention?: low rates of hypertension recognition for women at medicine and obstetrics-gynecology clinics
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Hypertension 57:717-22. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi The effectiveness of diabetes care management in managed care
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:295-301. 2009
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  12. pmc Medicare Part D coverage gap and diabetes beneficiaries
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway, Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:189-93. 2009
    ..To examine drug costs and entry and exit rates into the Part D coverage gap for beneficiaries with diabetes in Medicare Advantage managed care plans...
  13. pmc Why don't diabetes patients achieve recommended risk factor targets? Poor adherence versus lack of treatment intensification
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:588-94. 2008
    ..Despite the availability of effective hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and hyperglycemia therapies, target levels of systolic blood pressure (SBP), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-c), and hemoglobin A1c control are often not achieved...
  14. pmc Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) and improved patient-centered outcomes for chronic conditions
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Northern California, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:77-80. 2008
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  15. pmc Effect of primary health care orientation on chronic care management
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:117-23. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between primary care orientation and the implementation of the CCM in physician organizations...
  16. pmc Patient-provider communication regarding drug costs in Medicare Part D beneficiaries with diabetes: a TRIAD Study
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:164. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi Treatment intensification and risk factor control: toward more clinically relevant quality measures
    Joseph V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Med Care 47:395-402. 2009
    ..Intensification of pharmacotherapy in persons with poorly controlled chronic conditions has been proposed as a clinically meaningful process measure of quality...
  18. doi Meaningful variation in performance: what does variation in quality tell us about improving quality?
    Joseph V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Med Care 48:133-9. 2010
    ..However, the absolute amount of variation, expressed in clinically meaningful units, is less frequently reported. Moreover, changes in variance components have not been studied as quality improves...
  19. ncbi Health system factors and antihypertensive adherence in a racially and ethnically diverse cohort of new users
    Alyce S Adams
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:54-61. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify potential health system solutions to suboptimal use of antihypertensive therapy in a diverse cohort of patients initiating treatment...
  20. pmc Mail-order pharmacy use and adherence to diabetes-related medications
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:33-40. 2010
    ..To investigate whether patients who use mail-order pharmacies were more likely to have good medication adherence than patients who use local pharmacies...
  21. pmc Trends in time to confirmation and recognition of new-onset hypertension, 2002-2006
    Joe V Selby
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, Calif 94612, USA
    Hypertension 56:605-11. 2010
    ..Variability in office-based blood pressure readings suggests that further improvements in recognition and treatment may be achieved with more specific automated approaches to identifying hypertension...
  22. pmc Adherence to cardiovascular disease medications: does patient-provider race/ethnicity and language concordance matter?
    Ana H Traylor
    Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1172-7. 2010
    ..Patient-physician race/ethnicity and language concordance may improve medication adherence and reduce disparities in cardiovascular disease (CVD) by fostering trust and improved patient-physician communication...
  23. doi Meaningful variation in performance: a systematic literature review
    Vicki Fung
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Med Care 48:140-8. 2010
    ..Recommendations for directing quality improvement initiatives at particular levels (eg, patients, physicians, provider groups) have been made on the basis of empirical components of variance analyses of performance...
  24. pmc The predictors of patient-physician race and ethnic concordance: a medical facility fixed-effects approach
    Ana H Traylor
    Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:792-805. 2010
    ..To examine the predictors of patient-physician race/ethnicity concordance among diabetes patients in an integrated delivery system...
  25. pmc Patient satisfaction and perceived success with a telephonic health coaching program: the Natural Experiments for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Study, Northern California, 2011
    Sara R Adams
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 E mail
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E179. 2013
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  26. pmc Falling into the coverage gap: Part D drug costs and adherence for Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan beneficiaries with diabetes
    Vicki Fung
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:355-75. 2010
    ..To compare drug costs and adherence among Medicare beneficiaries with the standard Part D coverage gap versus supplemental gap coverage in 2006...
  27. pmc Initial persistence with antihypertensive therapies is associated with depression treatment persistence, but not depression
    Julie A Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 16:412-7. 2014
    ..Improving quality of depression care in patients with comorbid hypertension may be an important strategy in decreasing cardiovascular disease risk in these patients. ..
  28. pmc As good as it gets? Chronic care management in nine leading US physician organisations
    Thomas G Rundall
    University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, California, USA
    BMJ 325:958-61. 2002
  29. pmc New prescription medication gaps: a comprehensive measure of adherence to new prescriptions
    Andrew J Karter
    Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1640-61. 2009
    ..Describe a novel approach to comprehensively summarize medication adherence...
  30. pmc Developing a policy-relevant research agenda for the patient-centered medical home: a focus on outcomes
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU 308 E, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:593-600. 2010
    ..Pilot demonstration projects are underway in many states, sponsored by Medicare, Medicaid, major health plans and multi-payer coalitions...
  31. pmc 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...
  32. doi Detection and recognition of hypertension in anxious and depressed patients
    James B Byrd
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Hypertens 30:2293-8. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine whether disparities exist in detection of elevated BP and recognition (i.e. diagnosis or treatment) of hypertension in patients with depression and anxiety...
  33. pmc A pragmatic cluster randomized clinical trial of diabetes prevention strategies for women with gestational diabetes: design and rationale of the Gestational Diabetes' Effects on Moms (GEM) study
    Assiamira Ferrara
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:21. 2014
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  34. ncbi Targeted learning in real-world comparative effectiveness research with time-varying interventions
    Romain Neugebauer
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, U S A
    Stat Med 33:2480-520. 2014
    ..Claims are reinforced with a simulation study that also illustrates the double-robustness property of TMLE...
  35. pmc Brief report: The prevalence and use of chronic disease registries in physician organizations. A national survey
    Julie Schmittdiel
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:855-8. 2005
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Disease registries are not utilized by half of physician organizations. This finding is disturbing because registries have the potential to catalyze needed improvement in chronic care management...
  36. ncbi An empirical assessment of high-performing medical groups: results from a national study
    Stephen M Shortell
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:407-34. 2005
    ..The findings hold a number of important implications for policy and practice, and the framework presented provides a foundation for future research...
  37. pmc Patient choice. A randomized controlled trial of provider selection
    John Hsu
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research JH, TS, BF, JS, Oakland, Calif, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:319-25. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact of an intervention designed to help patients choose a new primary care provider (PCP) compared with the usual method of assigning patients to a new PCP...
  38. doi When more is not better: treatment intensification among hypertensive patients with poor medication adherence
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 117:2884-92. 2008
    ..We examined the prevalence of and relationship between patient adherence and provider treatment intensification...
  39. ncbi External incentives, information technology, and organized processes to improve health care quality for patients with chronic diseases
    Lawrence Casalino
    Department of Health Studies, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    JAMA 289:434-41. 2003
    ..Research is lacking about the extent to which POs use CMPs or about the degree to which incentives, IT, or other factors are associated with their use...
  40. ncbi Matching patients and practitioners based on beliefs about care: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Edward Krupat
    Office of Educational Development, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:814-22. 2004
    ..To determine whether an intervention designed to inform and guide patients in choosing a primary care provider (PCP) could increase satisfaction and trust...