D Blumenthal

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing the level of healthcare information technology adoption in the United States: a snapshot
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:1. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Decisions, decisions: why the quality of medical decisions matters
    David Blumenthal
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Academic health centers on the front lines: survival strategies in highly competitive markets
    D Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Acad Med 74:1038-49. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Preparedness for clinical practice: reports of graduating residents at academic health centers
    D Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 286:1027-34. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving the generation, dissemination, and use of management research
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare System Boston, MA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:366-75. 2003
  6. pmc Doctors in a wired world: can professionalism survive connectivity?
    David Blumenthal
    Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Milbank Q 80:525-46, iv. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety in the academic medical center: transforming challenges into ingredients for improvement
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Health System, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 81:817-22. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Data withholding in genetics and the other life sciences: prevalences and predictors
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 81:137-45. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Is gatekeeping better than traditional care? A survey of physicians' attitudes
    E A Halm
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    JAMA 278:1677-81. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Switching to gatekeeping: changes in expenditures and utilization for children
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 108:283-90. 2001

Detail Information

Publications85

  1. pmc Assessing the level of healthcare information technology adoption in the United States: a snapshot
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:1. 2006
    ..Comprehensive knowledge about the level of healthcare information technology (HIT) adoption in the United States remains limited. We therefore performed a baseline assessment to address this knowledge gap...
  2. ncbi request reprint Decisions, decisions: why the quality of medical decisions matters
    David Blumenthal
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..I explore some key limitations and uncertainties that must be addressed before work in this area can become broadly applicable...
  3. ncbi request reprint Academic health centers on the front lines: survival strategies in highly competitive markets
    D Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Acad Med 74:1038-49. 1999
    ..The authors summarize the outstanding lessons that all AHCs can learn from the experiences of the AHCs studied, although adding that AHCs in other parts of the country should use caution in looking to the West Coast AHCs for answers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preparedness for clinical practice: reports of graduating residents at academic health centers
    D Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Suite 901, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 286:1027-34. 2001
    ..Medical educators are seeking improved measures to assess the clinical competency of residents as they complete their graduate medical education...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving the generation, dissemination, and use of management research
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare System Boston, MA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:366-75. 2003
  6. pmc Doctors in a wired world: can professionalism survive connectivity?
    David Blumenthal
    Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Milbank Q 80:525-46, iv. 2002
    ..To seize those opportunities, physicians must master new roles and skills and avoid unacceptable conflicts of interest...
  7. ncbi request reprint Safety in the academic medical center: transforming challenges into ingredients for improvement
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Health System, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 81:817-22. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Data withholding in genetics and the other life sciences: prevalences and predictors
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, 50 Staniford St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 81:137-45. 2006
    ..To better understand the variety and prevalence of data withholding in genetics and the other life sciences and to explore factors associated with these behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is gatekeeping better than traditional care? A survey of physicians' attitudes
    E A Halm
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    JAMA 278:1677-81. 1997
    ..Whether gatekeeping achieves these goals remains largely unproven...
  10. ncbi request reprint Switching to gatekeeping: changes in expenditures and utilization for children
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 108:283-90. 2001
    ..Little empirical research describes the impact of switching into a gatekeeping plan on health care expenditures and utilization for children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in the daily practice of primary care for children
    T G Ferris
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:227-33. 1998
    ..The environment in which medicine is practiced has changed in the past 2 decades, but little information has been available on how the day-to-day practice of primary care for children has changed during this period...
  12. ncbi request reprint Market forces and unsponsored research in academic health centers
    J S Weissman
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 281:1093-8. 1999
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  13. ncbi request reprint Variations in cholesterol management practices of U.S. physicians
    R S Stafford
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 29:139-46. 1997
    ..This study sought to evaluate national cholesterol management practices of U.S. physicians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between market competition and the activities and attitudes of medical school faculty
    E G Campbell
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 278:222-6. 1997
    ..However, the relationship between health care market competitiveness and the activities and attitudes of medical school faculty has not been established...
  15. ncbi request reprint Limits to the safety net: teaching hospital faculty report on their patients' access to care
    Joel S Weissman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:156-66. 2003
    ..AHCs and affiliated group practices should examine policies that limit access for uninsured patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Specialty differences in cardiovascular disease prevention practices
    R S Stafford
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:1238-43. 1998
    ..The aim of this study was to examine physician specialty differences in cardiovascular disease prevention practices...
  17. pmc Residents' preferences and preparation for caring for underserved populations
    J S Weissman
    The Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Urban Health 78:535-49. 2001
    ..01). This study demonstrates the need to expose graduate trainees to underserved populations and suggests a continuing role of minorities, women, and noncitizen physicians in caring for low-income populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Market competition and patient-oriented research: the results of a national survey of medical school faculty
    E G Campbell
    Institute for Health Care Policy, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 76:1119-26. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest in biomedical research
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Harvard University, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 12:377-92. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in adult visits to primary care physicians in the United States
    R S Stafford
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:26-32. 1999
    ..Although numerous changes are apparent in the US health care system, little is known about how these changes have altered the work of primary care physicians...
  21. ncbi request reprint Carve outs: definition, experience, and choice among candidate conditions
    D Blumenthal
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Manag Care 4:SP45-57. 1998
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  22. ncbi request reprint Status of clinical research in academic health centers: views from the research leadership
    E G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 286:800-6. 2001
    ..Few formal data have been gathered about the nature and extent of the problems facing clinical research or the effects of remedies undertaken by AHCs...
  23. ncbi request reprint A report card on quality improvement for children's health care
    T G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 107:143-55. 2001
    ..This assessment is necessary to establish priorities for QI programs and research...
  24. ncbi request reprint Academic-industrial relationships in the life sciences
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:2452-9. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Consumers' reports on the health effects of direct-to-consumer drug advertising
    Joel S Weissman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ..Despite concerns about DTCA's negative consequences, we found no differences in health effects between patients who took advertised drugs and those who took other prescription drugs...
  26. ncbi request reprint National patterns of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use in congestive heart failure
    R S Stafford
    Health Policy Research and Development Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:2460-4. 1997
    ..While the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) is supported by the results of clinical trials and expert guidelines, national physician practices are unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Understanding the relationship between market competition and students' ratings of the managed care content of their undergraduate medical education
    E G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 76:51-9. 2001
    ..More research is needed to confirm graduating students' perceptions of the inadequacy of their instruction in CCAs related to managed care, particularly once they have gained experience treating patients in managed care environments...
  28. ncbi request reprint Changes in career satisfaction among primary care and specialist physicians, 1997-2001
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:442-9. 2003
    ..A number of forces have changed the practice of medicine in the past decade. Evidence suggests that physicians are becoming less satisfied in this environment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Resident physicians' preparedness to provide cross-cultural care
    Joel S Weissman
    Institute for Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    JAMA 294:1058-67. 2005
    ..Two recent reports from the Institute of Medicine cited cross-cultural training as a mechanism to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care, but little is known about residents' educational experience in this area...
  30. ncbi request reprint Overcoming barriers to adopting and implementing computerized physician order entry systems in U.S. hospitals
    Eric G Poon
    Harvard Medical School, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:184-90. 2004
    ..Dissemination of data standards would accelerate the maturation of vendors and lower CPOE costs. These findings highlight several policy levers to speed the adoption of this important patient safety technology...
  31. ncbi request reprint Physicians report on patient encounters involving direct-to-consumer advertising
    Joel S Weissman
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..Prescribing DTCA drugs when other effective drugs are available warrants further study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Doctors and drug companies
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1885-90. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Institutional academic industry relationship: results of interviews with university leaders
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, 50 Staniford St, 9th Fl, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Account Res 11:103-18. 2004
    ..Further tracking and study of the IAIRs is required to understand and anticipate the full effects of these relationships on the scientific enterprise in the United States...
  34. ncbi request reprint Health industry practices that create conflicts of interest: a policy proposal for academic medical centers
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 295:429-33. 2006
    ..We propose a policy under which academic medical centers would take the lead in eliminating the conflicts of interest that still characterize the relationship between physicians and the health care industry...
  35. ncbi request reprint The costs of a national health information network
    Rainu Kaushal
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard School of Public Health, and Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:165-73. 2005
    ..The use of information technology may result in a safer and more efficient health care system. However, consensus does not exist about the structure or costs of a national health information network (NHIN)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Investment, innovation, and disparities: a complex relationship
    Timothy G Ferris
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..Human suffering reinforces the need to redouble our efforts to patch up coverage holes during good times and keep coverage from unraveling during lean times...
  37. ncbi request reprint Functional gaps in attaining a national health information network
    Rainu Kaushal
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1281-9. 2005
    ..Smaller stakeholders, such as home health care agencies, will lag in adoption. Policy changes, such as financial incentives to HIT end users or regulatory measures, may help accelerate the adoption of HIT for a model NHIN...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mixed messages: residents' experiences learning cross-cultural care
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 80:874-80. 2005
    ..This article explores a select group of residents' perceptions of their preparedness to deliver quality care to diverse populations...
  39. pmc Multiple chronic conditions: prevalence, health consequences, and implications for quality, care management, and costs
    Christine Vogeli
    Institute for Health Policy in the Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:391-5. 2007
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  40. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of medical school faculty members serving on institutional review boards: results of a national survey
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Acad Med 78:831-6. 2003
    ..To understand the characteristics of medical school faculty members who serve on institutional review boards (IRBs) in U.S. academic health centers...
  41. ncbi request reprint A national survey of physician-industry relationships
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1742-50. 2007
    ..We surveyed physicians to collect information about their financial associations with industry and the factors that predict those associations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Professionalism in medicine: results of a national survey of physicians
    Eric G Campbell
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:795-802. 2007
    ..Although there have been efforts to define and promote professionalism, few data are available on physician attitudes toward and conformance with professional norms...
  43. pmc Insurance and quality of care for adults with acute asthma
    Timothy G Ferris
    Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:905-13. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether type of patient insurance is related to quality of care and subsequent outcomes for patients who arrive in the emergency department (ED) for acute asthma...
  44. doi request reprint Primary care physicians' willingness to offer a new genetic test to tailor smoking treatment, according to test characteristics
    Alexandra E Shields
    Harvard MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations and Health Disparities, Institute for Health Policy, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1037-45. 2008
    ..0007). Effective education of primary care physicians will be critical to successful integration of promising new pharmacogenetic treatment strategies for smoking...
  45. ncbi request reprint The National Emergency Department Safety Study: study rationale and design
    Ashley F Sullivan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1182-9. 2007
    ..NEDSS is the first comprehensive national study of the frequency and types of medical errors in EDs. This article describes the methods used to develop and implement the study...
  46. doi request reprint Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008
    ..This study assessed physicians' adoption of outpatient electronic health records, their satisfaction with such systems, the perceived effect of the systems on the quality of care, and the perceived barriers to adoption...
  47. 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...
  48. doi request reprint Primum non nocere--the McCain plan for health insecurity
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1645-7. 2008
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Data withholding in academic genetics: evidence from a national survey
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 287:473-80. 2002
    ..Yet in daily practice, the ideal of free sharing is often breached...
  51. ncbi request reprint Personal, organizational, and market level influences on physicians' practice patterns: results of a national survey of primary care physicians
    B E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 39:889-905. 2001
    ..Medical decision making, however, remains a complex phenomenon and the most important determinants of physicians' approaches to clinical decision making remain poorly understood...
  52. ncbi request reprint How common are electronic health records in the United States? A summary of the evidence
    Ashish K Jha
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w496-507. 2006
    ..Large gaps in knowledge, including information about EHR use among safety-net providers, pose critical challenges for the development of policies aimed at speeding adoption...
  53. pmc Quality of care for acute asthma in 63 US emergency departments
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:354-61. 2009
    ..Little is known about the quality of acute asthma care in the emergency department (ED)...
  54. pmc A survey of workplace violence across 65 U.S. emergency departments
    Susan M Kansagra
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1268-74. 2008
    ..Healthcare workers represent a significant portion of the victims, especially those who work in the emergency department (ED). The objective of this study was to examine ED workplace violence and staff perceptions of physical safety...
  55. ncbi request reprint Leaving medicine: the consequences of physician dissatisfaction
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 44:234-42. 2006
    ..Anecdotal reports suggest that, in response, some physicians are leaving the practice of medicine or retiring earlier than they otherwise would have...
  56. pmc Stories from the sharp end: case studies in safety improvement
    Douglas McCarthy
    Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health System, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Milbank Q 84:165-200. 2006
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  57. ncbi request reprint The impact of a national prescription drug formulary on prices, market share, and spending: lessons for Medicare?
    Haiden A Huskamp
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:149-58. 2003
    ..We find that the VHA National Formulary was effective at shifting prescribing behavior toward the selected drugs, achieving sizable price reductions from manufacturers, and greatly decreasing drug spending...
  58. doi request reprint Use of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals
    Ashish K Jha
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1628-38. 2009
    ..Despite a consensus that the use of health information technology should lead to more efficient, safer, and higher-quality care, there are no reliable estimates of the prevalence of adoption of electronic health records in U.S. hospitals...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Employer-sponsored health insurance in the United States--origins and implications
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:82-8. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Information technology comes to medicine
    David Blumenthal
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2527-34. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Physician clinical performance assessment: prospects and barriers
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 290:1183-9. 2003
    ..Even then, for some uses, physician clinical performance assessment at the individual physician level may be technically impossible to accomplish in a valid and fair way...
  63. ncbi request reprint Toil and trouble? Growing the physician supply
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:85-7. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Employer-sponsored insurance--riding the health care tiger
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:195-202. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint When methods meet politics: how risk adjustment became part of Medicare managed care
    Joel S Weissman
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 30:475-504. 2005
    ..The article provides lessons for the future of health-based risk adjustment and possible alternatives...
  66. ncbi request reprint Inside the triple helix: technology transfer and commercialization in the life sciences
    Eric G Campbell
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:64-76. 2004
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Privatization and its discontents--the evolving Chinese health care system
    David Blumenthal
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1165-70. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint The who, what, and why of risk adjustment: a technology on the cusp of adoption
    David Blumenthal
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 30:453-73. 2005
    ..For the future of RA in particular, its history suggests the need for health service researchers to consider barriers to use adoption and new analytic technologies as they develop them...
  69. doi request reprint Inappropriate use of antibiotics for acute asthma in United States emergency departments
    Stefan G Vanderweil
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:736-43. 2008
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Physicians' views of formularies: implications for Medicare drug benefit design
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:218-26. 2004
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint A research agenda for bridging the 'quality chasm.'
    Rushika Fernandopulle
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:178-90. 2003
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Preparedness of internal medicine and family practice residents for treating common conditions
    Francine C Wiest
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System, and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 288:2609-14. 2002
    ..Although both internal medicine (IM) and family practice (FP) physicians frequently provide care for the same common adult conditions, IM and FP residency programs differ in their training emphases...
  73. ncbi request reprint 1Q[3a]. Do teaching hospitals need sweeping changes?
    Robert Dickler
    Hosp Health Netw 77:30. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Utilization of services by chronically ill people in managed care and indemnity plans: implications for quality
    Stephen M Davidson
    Boston University School of Management, Strategy and Policy Department, MA 02215, USA
    Inquiry 40:57-70. 2003
    ....
  75. pmc Chronic disease medication use in managed care and indemnity insurance plans
    Randall S Stafford
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:595-612. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact of managed care on the use of chronic disease medications...
  76. pmc Reverse translation in health policy and management: from bedside to bench and beyond
    David Blumenthal
    Health Serv Res 40:9-18. 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Federal health information policy: a case of arrested development
    Jeff Goldsmith
    Health Futures Inc, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:44-55. 2003
    ..New federal activism is required to assure not only interoperability of clinical data systems, but also that providers who lack capital and technical resources can make the needed digital conversion...
  78. ncbi request reprint State-federal partnerships for access to care: an end and a means
    Arthur Garson
    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    JAMA 297:1112-5. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Public roles of US physicians: community participation, political involvement, and collective advocacy
    Russell L Gruen
    Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    JAMA 296:2467-75. 2006
    ..Yet little is known about practicing physicians' attitudes about or the extent to which they participate in public roles, which we defined as community participation, political involvement, and collective advocacy...
  80. ncbi request reprint Estimating the mission-related costs of teaching hospitals
    Lane Koenig
    Lewin Group, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:112-22. 2003
    ..To assure their continued ability to perform important social missions in a competitive environment, it may be necessary to reassess the way in which these activities are financed...
  81. pmc Barriers to translating emerging genetic research on smoking into clinical practice. Perspectives of primary care physicians
    Alexandra E Shields
    Health Policy Institute, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:131-8. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess primary care physicians' attitudes toward new genetic-based approaches to smoking treatment...
  82. ncbi request reprint Physicians and the investment industry
    Eric J Topol
    Office of the Provost, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, and Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    JAMA 293:2654-7. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint New steam from an old cauldron--the physician-supply debate
    David Blumenthal
    N Engl J Med 350:1780-7. 2004
  84. pmc Mortality rate in veterans with multiple chronic conditions
    Todd A Lee
    Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines VA Hospital, P O Box 5000, 151 H, Hines, IL, 60141, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:403-7. 2007
    ..Previous studies have focused on the prevalence and economic burden associated with multiple chronic conditions, much less is known about the mortality rate associated with specific combinations of multiple diseases...
  85. ncbi request reprint What to look for in methadone clinic software. IT solutions can save time, produce better data, and help with the bottom line
    David Blumenthal
    Netsmart Technologies, Inc
    Behav Healthc 26:35-7. 2006

Research Grants3

  1. Validation of an Innovative Approach To Error Reduction
    David Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The team has experience in survey research, chart review, safety-related research, ED research and quality improvement. ..
  2. Improving Quality and Reducing Disparities: Complementary or Competing Goals
    David Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Harvard interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement will be responsible for the planning and execution of the meeting. ..