J A Linder

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of behavioral economics and social psychology to improve treatment of acute respiratory infections (BEARI): rationale and design of a cluster randomized controlled trial [1RC4AG039115-01] - study protocol and baseline practice and provider characteris
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, 60611, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:290. 2013
  2. pmc Method of electronic health record documentation and quality of primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:1019-24. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of pharyngitis in primary care practice: the difference between guidelines is largely academic
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1374-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Electronic health record use and the quality of ambulatory care in the United States
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1400-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of adult pharyngitis
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Compr Ther 34:196-203. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Using electronic health records to measure physician performance for acute conditions in primary care: empirical evaluation of the community-acquired pneumonia clinical quality measure set
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 47:208-16. 2009
  7. pmc Antiviral and antibiotic prescribing for influenza in primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:504-10. 2009
  8. pmc An electronic health record-based intervention to improve tobacco treatment in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:781-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Documentation-based clinical decision support to improve antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Inform Prim Care 17:231-40. 2009
  10. pmc Self-reported familiarity with acute respiratory infection guidelines and antibiotic prescribing in primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:469-75. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Improving Care for Acute Respiratory Infection
    Jeffrey Linder; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Use of behavioral economics and social psychology to improve treatment of acute respiratory infections (BEARI): rationale and design of a cluster randomized controlled trial [1RC4AG039115-01] - study protocol and baseline practice and provider characteris
    Stephen D Persell
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, 60611, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:290. 2013
    ..Instead, interventions that apply social psychological and behavioral economic principles may be more effective in deterring inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for ARIs by well-informed clinicians...
  2. pmc Method of electronic health record documentation and quality of primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:1019-24. 2012
    ..We measured the quality of care of physicians who used three predominating EHR documentation styles: dictation, structured documentation, and free text...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of pharyngitis in primary care practice: the difference between guidelines is largely academic
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1374-9. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Electronic health record use and the quality of ambulatory care in the United States
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1400-5. 2007
    ..We assessed the association between EHR use, as implemented, and the quality of ambulatory care in a nationally representative survey...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of adult pharyngitis
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Compr Ther 34:196-203. 2008
    ..A strategy that results in about 40% of adults getting a streptococcal test and fewer than 20% getting antibiotics is detailed...
  6. doi request reprint Using electronic health records to measure physician performance for acute conditions in primary care: empirical evaluation of the community-acquired pneumonia clinical quality measure set
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 47:208-16. 2009
    ..Electronic health records (EHRs) have the potential to facilitate performance measurement for acute conditions...
  7. pmc Antiviral and antibiotic prescribing for influenza in primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:504-10. 2009
    ..Anti-influenza antiviral medications reduce influenza-related morbidity, but may often be used inappropriately...
  8. pmc An electronic health record-based intervention to improve tobacco treatment in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:781-7. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Documentation-based clinical decision support to improve antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Inform Prim Care 17:231-40. 2009
    ..Electronic health record (EHR)-based clinical decision support has the potential to improve antibiotic prescribing for ARIs...
  10. pmc Self-reported familiarity with acute respiratory infection guidelines and antibiotic prescribing in primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:469-75. 2010
    ..We sought to determine if self-reported familiarity with acute respiratory infection (ARI) antibiotic treatment guidelines was associated with reduced or more appropriate antibiotic prescribing for ARIs in primary care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Secondary use of electronic health record data: spontaneous triggered adverse drug event reporting
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:1211-5. 2010
    ..We developed and implemented a generalizable, scalable EHR-based system to automatically send electronic ADE reports to the FDA in real-time...
  12. ncbi request reprint Electronic health record feedback to improve antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e311-9. 2010
    ..To examine whether the Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) Quality Dashboard, an electronic health record (EHR)-based feedback system, changed antibiotic prescribing...
  13. pmc Clinician characteristics and use of novel electronic health record functionality in primary care
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:i87-90. 2011
    ..Conventional wisdom holds that older, busier clinicians who see complex patients are less likely to adopt and use novel electronic health record (EHR) functionality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Appropriateness of antiviral prescribing for influenza in primary care: a retrospective analysis
    J A Linder
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 31:245-52. 2006
    ..Antiviral medications cost-effectively reduce influenza-related morbidity and potentially mortality. We sought to assess the appropriateness of antiviral prescribing for influenza...
  15. ncbi request reprint Decision support for acute problems: the role of the standardized patient in usability testing
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Biomed Inform 39:648-55. 2006
    ..Standardized patients should be considered for usability testing, especially if an application is to be used during the patient interview...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of adults with sore throat by community primary care physicians: a national survey, 1989-1999
    J A Linder
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 286:1181-6. 2001
    ..Only penicillin and erythromycin are recommended as first-line antibiotics against GABHS...
  17. pmc Health-related quality of life of adults with upper respiratory tract infections
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115
    J Gen Intern Med 18:802-7. 2003
    ..To determine the impact that upper respiratory tract infections have on patients' physical, social, and emotional functioning, we measured the health-related quality of life (HRQL) of adults with upper respiratory tract infections...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association between antibiotic prescribing and visit duration in adults with upper respiratory tract infections
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Ther 25:2419-30. 2003
    ..One of the reasons physicians may prescribe an antibiotic inappropriately is to save time...
  19. pmc Desire for antibiotics and antibiotic prescribing for adults with upper respiratory tract infections
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:795-801. 2003
    ..We also sought to identify factors independently associated with wanting antibiotics and antibiotic prescribing...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with sinusitis
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 4:490-5. 2004
    ..In this article, we review the definition of HRQL, the meaning and importance of validating HRQL measures, the impact of sinusitis on HRQL, and validated measures of HRQL for use in research and in clinical practice...
  21. pmc Measures of health-related quality of life for adults with acute sinusitis. A systematic review
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and the General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:390-401. 2003
    ..We identified symptom scores and HRQL instruments for adults with sinusitis and assessed their performance characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antivirals and antibiotics for influenza in the United States, 1995--2002
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:531-6. 2005
    ..To measure the rates of antiviral and antibiotic prescribing for patients diagnosed with influenza in the United States...
  23. pmc Antibiotic treatment of acute bronchitis in smokers: a systematic review
    Jeffrey A Linder
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:230-4. 2002
    ..Community physicians in the United States prescribe antibiotics to 80% to 90% of smokers with acute bronchitis. We performed a systematic review of the literature to determine the efficacy of antibiotics for smokers with acute bronchitis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone prescribing in the United States: 1995 to 2002
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Am J Med 118:259-68. 2005
    ..To measure changes in the rate and type of fluoroquinolones prescribed in the United States from 1995 to 2002...
  25. pmc Acute infections in primary care: accuracy of electronic diagnoses and electronic antibiotic prescribing
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:61-6. 2006
    ..We measured the accuracy of electronic claims diagnoses and electronic antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) and urinary tract infections (UTIs) in primary care...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic treatment of children with sore throat
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    JAMA 294:2315-22. 2005
    ..Penicillin, amoxicillin, erythromycin, and first-generation cephalosporins are the recommended antibiotics for treatment of sore throat due to GABHS...
  27. pmc "Smart Forms" in an Electronic Medical Record: documentation-based clinical decision support to improve disease management
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:513-23. 2008
    ..The current version of the Smart Form is designed around two chronic diseases: coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus. The Smart Form has potential to improve the care of patients with both acute and chronic conditions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of documentation-based decision support on chronic disease management
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:SP72-81. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether a new documentation-based clinical decision support system (CDSS) is effective in addressing deficiencies in the care of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  29. doi request reprint Complementary methods of system usability evaluation: surveys and observations during software design and development cycles
    Jan Horsky
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare, Boston, USA
    J Biomed Inform 43:782-90. 2010
    ..Appropriate use of these methods consistently during development may significantly improve system usability and contribute to higher adoption rates among clinicians and to improved quality of care...
  30. pmc Reporting hospitals' antibiotic timing in pneumonia: adverse consequences for patients?
    Mark W Friedberg
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, BC 3 2X, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:137-44. 2009
    ..To determine whether publicly reporting hospital scores on antibiotic timing in pneumonia (percentage of patients with pneumonia receiving antibiotics within 4 hours) has led to unintended adverse consequences for patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends in prostate-specific antigen testing from 1995 through 2004
    Wildon R Farwell
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston Division, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2497-502. 2007
    ..The utility of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer has been widely debated for several years. Whether PSA testing rates have changed during this period of controversy is not well known...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health information technology as a tool to improve care for acute respiratory infections
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Am J Manag Care 10:661-2. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Changing use of antibiotics in community-based outpatient practice, 1991-1999
    Michael A Steinman
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:525-33. 2003
    ..Judicious use of antibiotics can slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance. However, overall patterns of antibiotic use among ambulatory patients are not well understood...
  34. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin-resistant group A streptococci
    Jeffrey A Linder
    N Engl J Med 347:614-5; author reply 614-5. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Improving care for acute respiratory infections: better systems, not better microbiology
    Jeffrey A Linder
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1189-91. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Influenza-associated deaths among children
    Jeffrey A Linder
    N Engl J Med 354:1317-8; author reply 1317-8. 2006

Research Grants1

  1. Improving Care for Acute Respiratory Infection
    Jeffrey Linder; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....