Benjamin Crabtree

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Healing relationships and the existential philosophy of Martin Buber
    John G Scott
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Worlds Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 4:11. 2009
  2. pmc The role of conversation in health care interventions: enabling sensemaking and learning
    Michelle E Jordan
    Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Implement Sci 4:15. 2009
  3. pmc A survivor's guide for primary care physicians
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1 World s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    J Fam Pract 58:E1. 2009
  4. pmc Delivery of clinical preventive services in family medicine offices
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:430-5. 2005
  5. pmc Summary of the National Demonstration Project and recommendations for the patient-centered medical home
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:S80-90; S92. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding practice from the ground up
    B F Crabtree
    UMDNJ RWJ Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, MEB 242, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:881-7. 2001
  7. pmc Primary care practice transformation is hard work: insights from a 15-year developmental program of research
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Med Care 49:S28-35. 2011
  8. pmc Evaluation of patient centered medical home practice transformation initiatives
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Med Care 49:10-6. 2011
  9. pmc Measuring organizational attributes of primary care practices: development of a new instrument
    Pamela A Ohman-Strickland
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ RWJMS, One World s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1257-73. 2007
  10. pmc Social network analysis as an analytic tool for interaction patterns in primary care practices
    John Scott
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:443-8. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Trial to Enhance Adherence to Multiple Guidelines
    Benjamin Crabtree; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Enhancing Colorectal CA Screening through Learning Teams
    Benjamin F Crabtree; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. pmc Healing relationships and the existential philosophy of Martin Buber
    John G Scott
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, One Worlds Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 4:11. 2009
    ..On the basis of our analysis, we argue that health care should be focused on healing, with I-Thou relationships at its core...
  2. pmc The role of conversation in health care interventions: enabling sensemaking and learning
    Michelle E Jordan
    Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Implement Sci 4:15. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc A survivor's guide for primary care physicians
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1 World s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    J Fam Pract 58:E1. 2009
    ..Interacting proactively with the economic, social, political, and cultural environment-the practice landscape-provides opportunities for adaptation and ongoing learning...
  4. pmc Delivery of clinical preventive services in family medicine offices
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:430-5. 2005
    ..This study aimed to elucidate how clinical preventive services are delivered in family practices and how this information might inform improvement efforts...
  5. pmc Summary of the National Demonstration Project and recommendations for the patient-centered medical home
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:S80-90; S92. 2010
    ..In the meantime, we find that much can be done before larger health system reform...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding practice from the ground up
    B F Crabtree
    UMDNJ RWJ Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, MEB 242, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:881-7. 2001
    ..Our objective was to understand family practices from the ground up through intensive direct observation of the practice environment and patient care...
  7. pmc Primary care practice transformation is hard work: insights from a 15-year developmental program of research
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Med Care 49:S28-35. 2011
    ..Recent calls to transform primary care practice to a patient-centered medical home present even greater challenges and require more effective approaches...
  8. pmc Evaluation of patient centered medical home practice transformation initiatives
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Med Care 49:10-6. 2011
    ..To achieve the magnitude of change being called for in primary care, quality improvement interventions must focus on whole-system redesign, and not just isolated parts of medical practices...
  9. pmc Measuring organizational attributes of primary care practices: development of a new instrument
    Pamela A Ohman-Strickland
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ RWJMS, One World s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1257-73. 2007
    ..To develop an instrument to measure organizational attributes relevant for family practices using the perspectives of clinicians, nurses, and staff...
  10. pmc Social network analysis as an analytic tool for interaction patterns in primary care practices
    John Scott
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:443-8. 2005
    ..Using 2 practices as illustrations, we describe how SNA can be used to characterize and compare communication patterns in primary care practices...
  11. ncbi request reprint A practice change model for quality improvement in primary care practice
    Deborah Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
    J Healthc Manag 49:155-68; discussion 169-70. 2004
    ..Interventions that are based on understanding the four key elements and their interrelationships can yield sustainable quality improvements in primary care practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes and the use of office-based activities for tobacco control
    Helen E McIlvain
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Nebraska, Omaha 68198 3075, USA
    Fam Med 34:114-9. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing diversity and quality in primary care through the multimethod assessment process (MAP)
    Jo Ann Kairys
    Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity, Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 10:1-14. 2002
    ..A demonstration project in a primary care practice illustrates the utility of MAP for assessing diversity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Closing the physician-staff divide: a step toward creating the medical home
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 15:20-4. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Strategies for conducting complex clinical trials in diverse community practices
    A John Orzano
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Med Care 45:1221-6. 2007
    ..Current descriptions of trials use research designs that either limit practice involvement or make use of large health system resources...
  16. pmc A comparison of chronic illness care quality in US and UK family medicine practices prior to pay-for-performance initiatives
    Jesse C Crosson
    Research Division, Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Fam Pract 26:510-6. 2009
    ..Since previous studies have not compared chronic illness care quality in US and UK primary care practices prior to the QOF, the relative preparedness of practices to respond to P4P incentives is unknown...
  17. pmc Up close and (inter)personal: insights from a primary care practice's efforts to improve office relationships over time, 2003-2009
    Jenna Howard
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 20:49-61. 2011
    ..We conclude by suggesting some implications from this case for future QI research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Strategies for developing a knowledge-driven culture in your practice
    A John Orzano
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 14:32-4. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes for high-risk diabetics using information systems
    A John Orzano
    Department of Family Medicine Research Division, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:245-51. 2007
    ..Diabetes care requires management of complex clinical information. We examine the relationship between diabetic outcomes and practices' use of information...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hyperlipidemia guideline adherence and association with patient gender
    Karissa A Hahn
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1009-13. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the effect of patient gender on assessment, treatment, and target maintenance of hyperlipidemia among patients with CAD in a primary care setting...
  21. pmc Colorectal cancer screening among obese versus non-obese patients in primary care practices
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:459-65. 2006
    ..Previous studies using telephone survey data showed that obese women were less likely to receive colorectal cancer screening. It is unknown if this is true among patients in primary care practices...
  22. pmc Cancer screening in women: body mass index and adherence to physician recommendations
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:525-31. 2007
    ..This study evaluated associations between body mass index (BMI) and receipt of and adherence to physician recommendations for mammography and Pap smear...
  23. pmc Prostate-specific antigen testing among the elderly in community-based family medicine practices
    Shawna V Hudson
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2681, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:257-65. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Electronic medical records and diabetes quality of care: results from a sample of family medicine practices
    Jesse C Crosson
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:209-15. 2007
    ..We assessed the relationship between EMR usage and diabetes care quality in a sample of family medicine practices...
  25. pmc Understanding healing relationships in primary care
    John G Scott
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:315-22. 2008
    ..Yet we know little empirically about the experience of healing and how it occurs between clinicians and patients. Our purpose was to create a model that identifies how healing relationships are developed and maintained...
  26. pmc Family physicians' practices and attitudes regarding care of extremely obese patients
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1710-6. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to determine if interventions to increase knowledge of physicians will lead to less negative attitudes toward weight loss and extremely obese patients...
  27. pmc Diabetes flow sheet use associated with guideline adherence
    Karissa A Hahn
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:235-8. 2008
    ..We assessed the relationship between diabetes flow sheet use and diabetes patient care outcomes in the everyday practice of primary care...
  28. pmc Quality of diabetes care in family medicine practices: influence of nurse-practitioners and physician's assistants
    Pamela A Ohman-Strickland
    Department of Biostatistics, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:14-22. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Family medicine practice performance and knowledge management
    A John Orzano
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Division, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1 World s Fair Drive, Somerset, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:21-8. 2008
    ..Knowledge management (KM) is the process by which people in organizations find, share, and develop knowledge for action. KM affects performance by influencing work relationships to enhance learning and decision making...
  30. doi request reprint Fidelity versus flexibility: translating evidence-based research into practice
    Deborah J Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S381-9. 2008
    ..Understanding the process by which research is translated into practice is limited. This study sought to examine how interventions change during implementation...
  31. doi request reprint Practice-level approaches for behavioral counseling and patient health behaviors
    Bijal A Balasubramanian
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S407-13. 2008
    ....
  32. pmc Self-report versus medical records for assessing cancer-preventive services delivery
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1 World s Fair Drive, Suite 1515, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2987-94. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Evaluative criteria for qualitative research in health care: controversies and recommendations
    Deborah J Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Division, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:331-9. 2008
    ..We wanted to review and synthesize published criteria for good qualitative research and develop a cogent set of evaluative criteria...
  34. pmc Breast, colorectal and prostate cancer screening for cancer survivors and non-cancer patients in community practices
    Shawna V Hudson
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2681, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:S487-90. 2009
    ..Cancer survivors have cancer surveillance and preventive screening needs that require monitoring. Little is known regarding their patterns of care in community primary care practices...
  35. pmc Family physicians' barriers to cancer screening in extremely obese patients
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1153-9. 2010
    ..Future research studies testing the effectiveness of these strategies are needed to improve cancer outcomes in this high-risk population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Understanding organizational designs of primary care practices
    Alfred F Tallia
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    J Healthc Manag 48:45-59; discussion 60-1. 2003
    ....
  37. pmc Strategies for in-person recruitment: lessons learned from a New Jersey primary care research network (NJPCRN) study
    Christina B Felsen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:523-33. 2010
    ..To describe and evaluate participant recruitment for a research study conducted in primary care offices...
  38. pmc Racial differences in adjuvant systemic therapy for early breast cancer among Medicaid beneficiaries
    Bijal A Balasubramanian
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Breast J 16:162-8. 2010
    ..In spite of this, blacks had higher mortality than whites. Our findings suggest that factors other than treatment differences may contribute to the racial disparity in mortality...
  39. pmc Implementing an electronic medical record in a family medicine practice: communication, decision making, and conflict
    Jesse C Crosson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07107, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:307-11. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore how unique aspects of a family medicine office culture affect the initial implementation of an EMR...
  40. ncbi request reprint Closing the vaccine gap among toddlers in N.J. family physicians' practices
    A John Orzano
    Department of Family Medicine Research Division, UMDNJ RWJMS, 1 World s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
    J Okla State Med Assoc 98:438-42. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Modelling effectiveness of internally heterogeneous organizations in the presence of survey non-response: an application to the ULTRA study
    Pamela A Ohman Strickland
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 683 Hoes Lane West, Room 218, P O Box 9, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Stat Med 26:1702-11. 2007
    ..It was found that the varied patterns of missingness of survey responses among the heterogeneous subgroups within the practices had large effects on estimated effects of practice chaos on patient care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are attributes of organizational performance in large health care organizations relevant in primary care practices?
    A John Orzano
    Research Division, Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Somerset and Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:2-10. 2006
    ..Further work is required to adapt or establish the significance of the attributes of management infrastructure and information mastery...
  43. pmc Primary care practice development: a relationship-centered approach
    William L Miller
    Department of Family Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network, 17th and Chew Streets, Allentown, PA 18105 7017, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:S68-79; S92. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint The qualitative research interview
    Barbara DiCicco-Bloom
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Med Educ 40:314-21. 2006
    ....
  45. pmc Context for understanding the National Demonstration Project and the patient-centered medical home
    Kurt C Stange
    Department of Family Medicine, and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:S2-8; S92. 2010
    ....
  46. pmc Features of the Chronic Care Model (CCM) associated with behavioral counseling and diabetes care in community primary care
    Pamela A Ohman Strickland
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, Piscataway
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:295-305. 2010
    ..Using hierarchical analyses of service delivery to patients, we explored associations of CCM implementation with diabetes care and counseling for diet or weight loss and physical activity in community-based primary care offices...
  47. pmc The effects of teamwork and system support on colorectal cancer screening in primary care practices
    Shawna V Hudson
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:417-23. 2007
    ..This study examines whether primary care practices that involve staff in general forms of health education have higher CRC screening rates than practices that do not...
  48. ncbi request reprint Recruiting minority primary care practices into practice-based research
    Shawna V Hudson
    Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Med Care 44:696-700. 2006
    ..However, little attention has been paid to unique challenges and effective strategies for engaging practices with minority physicians...
  49. pmc Principles of the patient-centered medical home and preventive services delivery
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Fam Med 8:108-16. 2010
    ..We examined whether PCMH principles (personal physician, physician-directed team, whole-person orientation, coordination of care, quality and safety, and enhanced access) are associated with receipt of preventive services...
  50. doi request reprint Influenza immunization disparities in primary care offices--a comparative case study
    Beatrix Roemheld-Hamm
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NY 08903, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:1248-57. 2008
    ..These data support the need for investigation of how these factors affect population level disparities...
  51. ncbi request reprint Speaking of weight: how patients and primary care clinicians initiate weight loss counseling
    John G Scott
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Prev Med 38:819-27. 2004
    ..Primary care physicians see a substantial portion of the obese population, yet rarely counsel patients to lose weight...
  52. ncbi request reprint Primary care for elderly people: why do doctors find it so hard?
    Wendy L Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3075, USA
    Gerontologist 42:835-42. 2002
    ..Many primary care physicians find caring for elderly patients difficult. The goal of this study was to develop a detailed understanding of why physicians find primary care with elderly patients difficult...
  53. ncbi request reprint 7 characteristics of successful work relationships
    Alfred F Tallia
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 13:47-50. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationships between physician practice style, patient satisfaction, and attributes of primary care
    Susan A Flocke
    Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:835-40. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to empirically derive physician interaction styles and to explore the association of style with patient reports of specific attributes of primary care, satisfaction with care received, and duration of the visit...
  55. ncbi request reprint Opportunistic approaches for delivering preventive care in illness visits
    Deborah Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 0019, USA
    Prev Med 38:565-73. 2004
    ..To describe how clinicians create opportunities to deliver preventive care in illness visits and assess the impact this has on preventive service delivery...
  56. pmc Implementing health behavior change in primary care: lessons from prescription for health
    Deborah J Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, NJ 08803, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S12-9. 2005
    ....
  57. pmc Prescription for health: changing primary care practice to foster healthy behaviors
    Maribel Cifuentes
    Prescription for Health National Program Office, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S4-11. 2005
    ..We report lessons from 17 exploratory projects funded under Prescription for Health that tested the feasibility of innovative behavior change strategies for at least 2 of these behaviors in primary care practices...
  58. ncbi request reprint Primary care practices are full of surprises!
    Benjamin F Crabtree
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:279-83; discussion 289-90. 2003
    ..This article provides principles for clinicians and staff for negotiating uncertainty and surprise in an ever-changing health care environment...
  59. ncbi request reprint Healing landscapes: patients, relationships, and creating optimal healing places
    William L Miller
    Department of Family Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:S41-9. 2005
    ..A reflective action process for facilitating the emergence of healing landscapes and creating an ecology of hope is presented, and recommendations for future research are briefly shared...
  60. ncbi request reprint Key issues in transforming health care organizations for quality: the case of advanced access
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:15-24. 2004
    ..S. health care system. This rigorous qualitative evaluation of transformational change for patient access in one large multispecialty group practice identifies the major issues facing organizations addressing the IOM challenge...
  61. doi request reprint Self determination theory and preventive care delivery: a Research Involving Outpatient Settings Network (RIOS Net) study
    Andrew L Sussman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:282-92. 2008
    ..We examined how clinicians make preventive counseling decisions to ascertain if self-determination theory (SDT) may further clarify influences on clinicians' decisions to take time for preventive counseling...
  62. ncbi request reprint Keeping up appearances: using qualitative research to enhance knowledge of dental practice
    Lynn M Meadows
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Dent Educ 67:981-90. 2003
    ..This article provides an overview of common approaches to qualitative methods and resources to explore their potential for dental research...
  63. pmc Case study research: the view from complexity science
    Ruth A Anderson
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 15:669-85. 2005
    ..They offer complexity theory, partnered with case study method, as a place to begin the daunting task of studying a system as an integrated whole...
  64. ncbi request reprint How complexity science can inform a reflective process for improvement in primary care practices
    Christine K Stroebel
    ORBIS International, New York, NY, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:438-46. 2005
    ..However, most organizations are not accurately described using this framework. Complexity science provides a better fit for understanding small primary care practices...
  65. pmc Transforming medical care: case study of an exemplary, small medical group
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55440 1524, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:109-16. 2006
    ..We studied one such group to determine the organizational and cultural attributes that seem related to its achievements in care quality...
  66. ncbi request reprint Influence of primary care practice and provider attributes on preventive service delivery
    Dorothy Y Hung
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:413-22. 2006
    ..This research examines the influence that both practice and provider attributes have on the delivery of preventive services for health behaviors...
  67. ncbi request reprint A closer look at adult female health care maintenance visits
    Elisabeth L Backer
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 68198 3075
    Fam Med 38:355-60. 2006
    ..This paper describes the content and process of HCM visits for adult women in family medicine...
  68. pmc Challenges of change: a qualitative study of chronic care model implementation
    Mary C Hroscikoski
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:317-26. 2006
    ..One large health care organization that tried to implement the CCM in primary care provided an opportunity to study these issues...
  69. pmc The art and complexity of primary care clinicians' preventive counseling decisions: obesity as a case study
    Andrew L Sussman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:327-33. 2006
    ..Using obesity as a case study, we looked for factors that influence clinicians' decisions to include preventive counseling in the brief primary care encounter...
  70. ncbi request reprint Productivity and turnover in PCPs: the role of staff participation in decision-making
    Dorothy Y Hung
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Med Care 44:946-51. 2006
    ..The study is informed by organizational theories of participation that emphasize cognitive and affective influences on employee output and behavior...
  71. pmc Use of chronic care model elements is associated with higher-quality care for diabetes
    Paul A Nutting
    Center for Research Strategies, Denver, CO 80203, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:14-20. 2007
    ....
  72. pmc Rethinking prevention in primary care: applying the chronic care model to address health risk behaviors
    Dorothy Y Hung
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Milbank Q 85:69-91. 2007
    ..Adaptation of the CCM for preventive purposes may offer a useful framework for addressing important health risk behaviors...
  73. ncbi request reprint Obesity counseling and guidelines in primary care: a qualitative study
    Robert R Leverence
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:334-339. 2007
    ..The principal aim of this study was to examine the views of clinicians on obesity counseling and to compare these views to the recommendations of leading obesity guidelines...
  74. pmc Clinician reflections on promotion of healthy behaviors in primary care practice
    Susan A Flocke
    Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7136, United States
    Health Policy 84:277-83. 2007
    ..We used stimulated reflections of primary care physicians and nurse practitioners to generate insights about current practices and opportunities for changing how health behavior advice is addressed...
  75. ncbi request reprint Research guidelines for assessing the impact of healing relationships in clinical medicine
    William L Miller
    Healing Relationships in Clinical Medicine Writing Group, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:A80-95. 2003
    ..The 2 strands are bonded by the questions addressed and by the participants in the study...
  76. pmc New knowledge for and about primary care: a view through the looking glass of the Annals of Family Medicine
    William L Miller
    Ann Fam Med 3:197. 2005
    ..At this second anniversary of the Annals of Family Medicine, we sought to characterize primary care research and to identify opportunities for new directions by analyzing the content of the first and second volumes of the Annals...
  77. pmc How do people interpret their family histories of diabetes, coronary disease, or cancer?
    Louise S Acheson
    Ann Fam Med 2:532-3. 2004
  78. pmc Publishing multimethod research
    Kurt C Stange
    Ann Fam Med 4:292-4. 2006

Research Grants11

  1. Trial to Enhance Adherence to Multiple Guidelines
    Benjamin Crabtree; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The intervention will be translatable into ongoing implementations of evidence-based guidelines in the primary care setting where the majority of Americans receive their medical care. ..
  2. Enhancing Colorectal CA Screening through Learning Teams
    Benjamin F Crabtree; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Practice improvements will be translatable into new efforts that increase cancer screening in the settings where the majority of Americans receive most of their medical care. ..