Catherine M DesRoches
Affiliation: Mathematica Policy Research
- Small, nonteaching, and rural hospitals continue to be slow in adopting electronic health record systemsCatherine M DesRoches
Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1092-9. 2012..A more robust infrastructure for information exchange needs to be developed, and possibly a special program for the sizable minority of hospitals that have almost no health information technology at all...
- Using Medicare data to assess nurse practitioner-provided careCatherine M DesRoches
Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA Electronic address
Nurs Outlook 61:400-7. 2013..Little is known about the number of NPs billing Medicare or their practice patterns...
- Adoption of electronic health records grows rapidly, but fewer than half of US hospitals had at least a basic system in 2012Catherine M DesRoches
Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 32:1478-85. 2013..However, achieving a nationwide health information technology infrastructure may require efforts targeted at smaller and rural hospitals. ..
- Some hospitals are falling behind in meeting 'meaningful use' criteria and could be vulnerable to penalties in 2015Catherine M DesRoches
Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 32:1355-60. 2013..In addition, the capacity of EHR system vendors should be carefully monitored to ensure that these institutions have access to the technology they need. ..
- Meeting meaningful use criteria and managing patient populations: a national survey of practicing physiciansCatherine M DesRoches
Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Ann Intern Med 158:791-9. 2013..Little is known about the proportion of physicians who are able to meet meaningful use criteria or their use of electronic health records (EHRs) to manage patient populations...
- Health information technology in the workplace: findings from a 2010 national survey of registered nursesCatherine M DesRoches
Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
J Nurs Adm 41:357-64. 2011..Ensuring that HIT systems are relevant to and usable for RNs will be a critical component in achieving the meaningful use of these systems...
- Evidence of an emerging digital divide among hospitals that care for the poorAshish K Jha
Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1160-70. 2009..These findings suggest that adopting EHRs should be a major policy goal of health reform measures targeting hospitals that serve large populations of poor patients...
- Electronic health records in small physician practices: availability, use, and perceived benefitsSowmya R Rao
Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Biostatistics Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:271-5. 2011..To examine variation in the adoption of electronic health record (EHR) functionalities and their use patterns, barriers to adoption, and perceived benefits by physician practice size...
- A progress report on electronic health records in U.S. hospitalsAshish K Jha
Harvard School of Public Health, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and Brigham and Women s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1951-7. 2010..These findings underscore the fact that the transition to a digital health care system is likely to be a long one...
- Electronic health records' limited successes suggest more targeted usesCatherine M DesRoches
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:639-46. 2010..Instead, policies are needed that encourage the use of electronic health records in ways that will lead to improvements in care...
- Differences between integrated and stand-alone E-prescribing systems have implications for future useCatherine M DesRoches
Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Partners HealthCare, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2268-77. 2010..Because many stand-alone systems cannot meet meaningful-use requirements, there is likely to be a shift toward integrated systems...
- Primary care workforce shortages and career recommendations from practicing cliniciansCatherine M DesRoches
C M DesRoches is senior scientist, Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts P Buerhaus is Valere Potter Professor of Nursing and director, Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee R S Dittus is Albert and Bernard Werthan Professor of Medicine and associate vice chancellor for public health and health care, Vanderbilt University and director, VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, Tennessee K Donelan is assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Mongan Institute for Health Policy at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Acad Med 90:671-7. 2015..The authors sought to examine career and job satisfaction, perceptions of workforce shortages, and willingness to make career recommendations among primary care physicians (PCPs) and primary care nurse practitioners (PCNPs)...
- Caring for patients in a malpractice crisis: physician satisfaction and quality of careMichelle M Mello
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:42-53. 2004..First, perceptions influence behavior with respect to practice environment and clinical decision making. Second, perceptions influence the physician-patient relationship and the interpersonal quality of care...