S M Ornstein

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Medication cost information in a computer-based patient record system. Impact on prescribing in a family medicine clinical practice
    S M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:118-21. 1999
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for chronic illness in primary care: opportunity for improvement in process and outcome measures
    S M Ornstein
    Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Health Care Research, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:621-7. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint System supports for chronic illness care and their relationship to clinical outcomes
    C Feifer
    Department of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 22:65-72. 2001

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
    ....
  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. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Medication cost information in a computer-based patient record system. Impact on prescribing in a family medicine clinical practice
    S M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:118-21. 1999
    ..Physicians have limited knowledge about drug costs, and no method of providing this information has demonstrated sustained cost reductions...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for chronic illness in primary care: opportunity for improvement in process and outcome measures
    S M Ornstein
    Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Health Care Research, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:621-7. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint System supports for chronic illness care and their relationship to clinical outcomes
    C Feifer
    Department of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 22:65-72. 2001
    ..828, p = .006). Enhanced systems for provider decision support had the strongest positive correlation with clinical outcomes (r = .907, p = .001)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Translating research into practice using electronic medical records the PPRNet-TRIP project: primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke
    S M Ornstein
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 22:52-8. 2001
    ..The intervention began January 1, 2001 and will be completed on June 30, 2003...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement using electronic medical records: a case study of a high-performing practice
    C B Litvin
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 22:59-64. 2001
    ..This case study describes the strategies a solo, family physician practice has adopted to improve care as part of a national cardiovascular disease prevention study...
  13. doi request reprint Medication prescribing and monitoring errors in primary care: a report from the Practice Partner Research Network
    A M Wessell
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e21. 2010
    ..In this article, a study is presented in which a set of medication prescribing and monitoring quality indicators were developed, and adherence to them was assessed among a group of US primary care practices...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint How direct-to-consumer television advertising for osteoarthritis drugs affects physicians' prescribing behavior
    W David Bradford
    Center for Health Economic and Policy Studies, Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1371-7. 2006
    ..DTC advertising of Vioxx increased the likelihood that patients received both Vioxx and Celebrex, but Celebrex ads only affected Vioxx use...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of direct-to-consumer advertising of hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitors on attainment of LDL-C goals
    W David Bradford
    Center for Health Economic and Policy Studies, Department of Health Administration and Policy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Clin Ther 28:2105-18; discussion 2104. 2006
    ..While the US Food and Drug Administration is currently reexamining its regulatory stance, little evidence exists regarding the impact of DTC advertising on patient health outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Practicing beautiful medicine beautifully: Hiram Curry's vision in the 21st century
    Steven Ornstein
    Practice Partner Research Network, Medical University of SC, Charleston, SC 29407, USA
    J S C Med Assoc 99:227-32. 2003
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  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hypertension management and control in primary care: a study of 20 practices in 14 states
    Steven M Ornstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:500-7. 2004
    ..To describe the management and control of hypertension in primary care practice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Self-report and biomarker alcohol screening by primary care physicians: the need to translate research into guidelines and practice
    Peter M Miller
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, Medical University of South Carolina, 67 President Street, P O Box 250861, Charleston 29425, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:325-8. 2004
    ..To assess knowledge and use of alcohol self-report and biomarker screening by physicians...
  25. ncbi request reprint Strategies for increasing adherence to clinical guidelines and improving patient outcomes in small primary care practices
    Chris Feifer
    Clinical Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:432-41. 2004
    ..A model describing practice-based improvement strategies was validated using prospective data from 10 intervention and 9 control sites...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of terminal digit preference on blood pressure measurement and treatment in primary care
    Paul J Nietert
    Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:147-52. 2006
    ..This article examines the prevalence of terminal digit preference (TDP) in primary care practices and the effect that a practice's level of TDP influences patients' BP measurements and management...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint An interactive voice response system to enhance antidepressant medication compliance
    Gail W Stuart
    College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 24:15-20. 2003
    ..The findings underscore the need to carefully match intervention strategies with the needs of specific patient populations, and the importance of human dialog in the context of healing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Achieving blood pressure control in patients with diabetes: a case study in primary care
    Andrea M Wessell
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Top Health Inf Manage 24:3-7. 2003
    ..Blood pressure control is achieved in a majority of patients in this practice secondary to their focus on guidelines, involvement of nursing staff in case management, and medication use consistent with recommendations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of changes in blood pressure measurements and antihypertensive therapy in older, hypertensive, ambulatory care patients prescribed celecoxib or rofecoxib
    Paul J Nietert
    Center for Health Care Research, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:1416-23. 2003
    ..To determine if changes in blood pressure and changes in class or dosing of antihypertensive drugs were significantly different in patients treated with celecoxib versus rofecoxib, two cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitors...
  31. 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
    ....

Research Grants5

  1. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
    Steven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess the adoption of PPRNet-TRIP within participating practices. ..
  2. Medication Safety in Primary Care Practice - Translating Research into Practice
    Steven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess project. The findings will then be disseminated to other PPRNet practices and more broadly through presentations and publications. ..
  3. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
    Steven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess the adoption of PPRNet-TRIP within participating practices. ..