Adam A Powell

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Unintended consequences of implementing a national performance measurement system into local practice
    Adam A Powell
    Core Research Investigator, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:405-12. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of a VHA collaborative to improve follow-up after a positive colorectal cancer screening test
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Med Care 49:897-903. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening mode preferences among US veterans
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Prev Med 49:442-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Timely follow-up of positive fecal occult blood tests strategies associated with improvement
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:87-93. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Timeliness across the continuum of care in veterans with lung cancer
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis daggerCenter for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, California, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 3:951-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The interrelationships between and contributions of background, cognitive, and environmental factors to colorectal cancer screening adherence
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1357-68. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer screening behavior from a mixed-mode survey of veterans
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:768-76. 2008
  8. pmc Levels and variation in overuse of fecal occult blood testing in the Veterans Health Administration
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1618-25. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Hospital characteristics associated with timeliness of care in veterans with lung cancer
    Ellen M Schultz
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:595-600. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer diagnosis improvement project evaluation demonstrates the importance of using multiple measures to track progress toward timeliness goals
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minnesota, USA
    J Healthc Qual 35:41-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Unintended consequences of implementing a national performance measurement system into local practice
    Adam A Powell
    Core Research Investigator, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:405-12. 2012
    ..To optimize PM systems, a better understanding is needed of the types of negative unintended consequences that occur and of their causal antecedents...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of a VHA collaborative to improve follow-up after a positive colorectal cancer screening test
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Med Care 49:897-903. 2011
    ..In 2005, the Veterans Health Administration initiated a yearlong Colorectal Cancer Care Collaborative (C4) to improve timely follow-up after positive fecal occult blood tests...
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening mode preferences among US veterans
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Prev Med 49:442-8. 2009
    ..To assess colorectal cancer (CRC) screening mode preferences and correlates of these preferences among US veterans at average risk for CRC...
  4. doi request reprint Timely follow-up of positive fecal occult blood tests strategies associated with improvement
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:87-93. 2009
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  5. ncbi request reprint Timeliness across the continuum of care in veterans with lung cancer
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis daggerCenter for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, California, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 3:951-7. 2008
    ..This study examines the timeliness of key events in the process of care between initial radiograph and first treatment...
  6. doi request reprint The interrelationships between and contributions of background, cognitive, and environmental factors to colorectal cancer screening adherence
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1357-68. 2010
    ..We examined the interrelationships between and contributions of background, cognitive, and environmental factors to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening adherence...
  7. doi request reprint Validation of self-reported colorectal cancer screening behavior from a mixed-mode survey of veterans
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:768-76. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to validate self-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening using the National Cancer Institute Colorectal Cancer Screening questionnaire...
  8. pmc Levels and variation in overuse of fecal occult blood testing in the Veterans Health Administration
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1618-25. 2012
    ..Policy-makers have called for efforts to reduce overuse of cancer screening tests, including colorectal cancer screening (CRCS). Overuse of CRCS tests other than colonoscopy has not been well documented...
  9. doi request reprint Hospital characteristics associated with timeliness of care in veterans with lung cancer
    Ellen M Schultz
    Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:595-600. 2009
    ..Timeliness is one of six important dimensions of health care quality recognized by the Institute of Medicine...
  10. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer diagnosis improvement project evaluation demonstrates the importance of using multiple measures to track progress toward timeliness goals
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Minnesota, USA
    J Healthc Qual 35:41-8. 2013
    ..Because conclusions drawn about the success of QI efforts can vary by the measure used, multiple measures should be employed to track progress toward timeliness goals...
  11. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for understanding and reducing overuse by primary care providers
    Adam A Powell
    1Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:451-72. 2013
    ..Interventions that have been commonly used to address provider overuse behavior are reviewed within the context of the framework. ..
  12. doi request reprint Mental health, frequency of healthcare visits, and colorectal cancer screening
    Molly M Kodl
    Minneapolis VA Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Med Care 48:934-9. 2010
    ..Variations may be explained by methodology, including whether potential confounders such as frequency of healthcare visits are considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint More than a score: a qualitative study of ancillary benefits of performance measurement
    Adam A Powell
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research CCDOR, Minneapolis VA Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:651-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify and describe potential ancillary benefits of performance measures as perceived by primary care staff and facility leaders in a large US healthcare system...
  14. pmc Bringing an organizational perspective to the optimal number of colorectal cancer screening options debate
    Melissa R Partin
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:376-80. 2012
    ..In light of these organizational level considerations, we agree with the assertion made by others that a screening program limited to FOBT and colonoscopy is likely to be ideal in most settings...
  15. doi request reprint Race and the validity of self-reported cancer screening behaviors: development of a conceptual model
    Diana J Burgess
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, MN 55417, USA
    Prev Med 48:99-107. 2009
    ..This would have considerable implications for research on racial and ethnic disparities in cancer screening...