Ruth G Jenkins

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement for prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke in an academic family medicine center: do racial differences in outcome exist?
    Ruth G Jenkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:132-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Strategies to accelerate translation of research into primary care within practices using electronic medical records
    Lynne S Nemeth
    The College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:343-9. 2007
  3. pmc Different paths to high-quality care: three archetypes of top-performing practice sites
    Chris Feifer
    Department of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif 90033, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:233-41. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in primary care: translating research into practice
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Care 48:900-6. 2010
  5. pmc Integration and sustainability of alcohol screening, brief intervention, and pharmacotherapy in primary care settings
    Steven M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:598-604. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Achievable benchmarks of care for primary care quality indicators in a practice-based research network
    Andrea M Wessell
    South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina Campus, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:39-46. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving the translation of research into primary care practice: results of a national quality improvement demonstration project
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:379-90. 2008
  8. pmc Organizational attributes and screening and brief intervention in primary care
    Lynne S Nemeth
    College of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, 99 Jonathan Lucas St MSC 160, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2639-42. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving diabetes care through a multicomponent quality improvement model in a practice-based research network
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:34-41. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol screening and brief counseling in a primary care hypertensive population: a quality improvement intervention
    Heather Liszka Rose
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addiction 103:1271-80. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement for prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke in an academic family medicine center: do racial differences in outcome exist?
    Ruth G Jenkins
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:132-7. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Strategies to accelerate translation of research into primary care within practices using electronic medical records
    Lynne S Nemeth
    The College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:343-9. 2007
    ..Quantitative survey results provide mean scores reflecting the integration of these strategies by practices. Nursing staff plays important roles to facilitate quality improvement within collaborative primary care practices...
  3. pmc Different paths to high-quality care: three archetypes of top-performing practice sites
    Chris Feifer
    Department of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif 90033, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:233-41. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine variations in the adoption of improvements among sites achieving the best outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in primary care: translating research into practice
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Med Care 48:900-6. 2010
    ..Because CRC screening is usually initiated upon recommendations of primary care physicians, interventions in these settings are needed to improve screening...
  5. pmc Integration and sustainability of alcohol screening, brief intervention, and pharmacotherapy in primary care settings
    Steven M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 74:598-604. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Achievable benchmarks of care for primary care quality indicators in a practice-based research network
    Andrea M Wessell
    South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina Campus, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:39-46. 2008
    ..Primary care practices can achieve high performance across a number of quality indicators, and PPRNet ABCs can serve as benchmarks for primary care practitioners and payers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving the translation of research into primary care practice: results of a national quality improvement demonstration project
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:379-90. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Organizational attributes and screening and brief intervention in primary care
    Lynne S Nemeth
    College of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, 99 Jonathan Lucas St MSC 160, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addict Behav 38:2639-42. 2013
    ..Comprehensive mixed methods approaches may be more effective in evaluations of the implementation of SBI and treatment. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving diabetes care through a multicomponent quality improvement model in a practice-based research network
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:34-41. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that a multicomponent intervention can have a robust impact on quality of care for diabetes...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol screening and brief counseling in a primary care hypertensive population: a quality improvement intervention
    Heather Liszka Rose
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Addiction 103:1271-80. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of an intervention to improve alcohol screening and brief counseling for hypertensive patients in primary care...
  11. pmc Preventive services delivery in patients with chronic illnesses: parallel opportunities rather than competing obligations
    Steven M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:344-9. 2013
    ..We addressed this issue in a large national practice-based research network (PBRN) that maintains a longitudinal database derived from electronic health records...
  12. doi request reprint Medication Safety in Primary Care Practice: results from a PPRNet quality improvement intervention
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Am J Med Qual 28:16-24. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Implementing and evaluating electronic standing orders in primary care practice: a PPRNet study
    Lynne S Nemeth
    Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:594-604. 2012
    ..This study implemented electronic SOs into the daily workflow of primary care practices; identified methods and strategies; determined barriers and facilitators; and measured changes in quality indicators resulting from electronic SOs...
  14. pmc An application of a modified constrained randomization process to a practice-based cluster randomized trial to improve colorectal cancer screening
    Paul J Nietert
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:129-32. 2009
    ..Constrained randomization is a technique to help ensure balance on pre-specified baseline covariates...
  15. doi request reprint The prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity in primary care practice: a PPRNet report
    Steven M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:518-24. 2013
    ..There is a lack of basic epidemiologic data on multimorbidity in the United States. This article addresses the prevalence of 24 chronic illnesses and multimorbidity from primary care practices across the United States...
  16. doi request reprint Inappropriate medication use in the elderly: results from a quality improvement project in 99 primary care practices
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:21-7. 2008
    ..The use of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) in the elderly population is common. Interventions to decrease PIM use in primary care settings are needed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Initial steps taken by nine primary care practices to implement alcohol screening guidelines with hypertensive patients: the AA-TRIP project
    Peter M Miller
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President St, PO Box 250861, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Subst Abus 27:61-70. 2006
    ..Perceived time constraints, patient sensitivity to questions about alcohol, and possible stigma associated with a diagnosis of alcoholism were also relevant barriers requiring problem solving...
  18. ncbi request reprint A multimethod quality improvement intervention to improve preventive cardiovascular care: a cluster randomized trial
    Steven Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:523-32. 2004
    ..Research is needed to validate effective and practical strategies for improving the provision of evidence-based medicine in primary care...
  19. pmc Colorectal cancer screening in primary care: theoretical model to improve prevalence in the practice partner research network
    Lynne S Nemeth
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:229-34. 2011
    ..5% in both groups). Opportunities exist to increase the proportion of CRC screening received in adults aged 50 and older. C-TRIP evaluates the effectiveness of a model for improvement for increasing this proportion...
  20. ncbi request reprint The logic behind a multimethod intervention to improve adherence to clinical practice guidelines in a nationwide network of primary care practices
    Chris Feifer
    University of Southern California, USA
    Eval Health Prof 29:65-88. 2006
    ..Theories and evidence supporting these interventions are described and could prove useful to others trying to translate medical research into practice. Additional theory development is needed to support translation in medical offices...