D G Safran

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Organizational and financial characteristics of health plans: are they related to primary care performance?
    D G Safran
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:69-76. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Switching doctors: predictors of voluntary disenrollment from a primary physician's practice
    D G Safran
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:130-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care quality in the Medicare Program: comparing the performance of Medicare health maintenance organizations and traditional fee-for-service medicare
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, 750 Washington St, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:757-65. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The quality of physician-patient relationships. Patients' experiences 1996-1999
    J Murphy
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:123-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Linking primary care performance to outcomes of care
    D G Safran
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Fam Pract 47:213-20. 1998
  6. pmc Asian-American patient ratings of physician primary care performance
    D A Taira
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:237-42. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary care performance in fee-for-service and prepaid health care systems. Results from the Medical Outcomes Study
    D G Safran
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111
    JAMA 271:1579-86. 1994
  8. pmc Measuring patients' experiences with individual primary care physicians. Results of a statewide demonstration project
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:13-21. 2006
  9. pmc Cost-related skipping of medications and other treatments among Medicare beneficiaries between 1998 and 2000. Results of a national study
    Ira B Wilson
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:715-20. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug coverage and seniors: findings from a 2003 national survey
    Dana Gelb Safran
    Health Institute at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Organizational and financial characteristics of health plans: are they related to primary care performance?
    D G Safran
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:69-76. 2000
    ..Pervasive changes in our nation's health care delivery systems, including the emergence of new forms of managed care, compel more current data...
  2. ncbi request reprint Switching doctors: predictors of voluntary disenrollment from a primary physician's practice
    D G Safran
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:130-6. 2001
    ..Our objective was to evaluate 8 interpersonal and structural features of care as predictors of patients' voluntary disenrollment from their primary care physician's practice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care quality in the Medicare Program: comparing the performance of Medicare health maintenance organizations and traditional fee-for-service medicare
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, 750 Washington St, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:757-65. 2002
    ..Little information exists to inform beneficiaries' choices between the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare program and an HMO...
  4. ncbi request reprint The quality of physician-patient relationships. Patients' experiences 1996-1999
    J Murphy
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:123-9. 2001
    ..The quality of their relationship with their primary care physicians and their experience with organizational features of care were monitored over a 3-year period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Linking primary care performance to outcomes of care
    D G Safran
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Fam Pract 47:213-20. 1998
    ....
  6. pmc Asian-American patient ratings of physician primary care performance
    D A Taira
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:237-42. 1997
    ..Future research needs to focus on Asian-Americans to determine the generalizability of these findings and the extent to which they reflect differences in survey response tendencies or actual quality differences...
  7. ncbi request reprint Primary care performance in fee-for-service and prepaid health care systems. Results from the Medical Outcomes Study
    D G Safran
    Health Institute, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111
    JAMA 271:1579-86. 1994
    ..To examine differences in the quality of primary care delivered in prepaid and fee-for-service (FFS) health care systems...
  8. pmc Measuring patients' experiences with individual primary care physicians. Results of a statewide demonstration project
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:13-21. 2006
    ..Measuring and reporting patients' experiences with health plans has been routine for several years. There is now substantial interest in measuring patients' experiences with individual physicians, but numerous concerns remain...
  9. pmc Cost-related skipping of medications and other treatments among Medicare beneficiaries between 1998 and 2000. Results of a national study
    Ira B Wilson
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:715-20. 2005
    ..To report rates of cost-related skipping of medications and other treatments, assess correlates of skipping, examine changes in skipping between 1998 and 2000, and identify factors associated with changes in skipping...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug coverage and seniors: findings from a 2003 national survey
    Dana Gelb Safran
    Health Institute at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..We discuss MMA's potential to improve quality and the need to monitor performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient samples for measuring primary care physician performance: who should be included?
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7660, USA
    Med Care 45:989-96. 2007
    ..However, as large-scale initiatives seek the least costly approach to obtaining these data, little is known about the implications of expanding samples to include any patient who has seen the physician in the relevant time period...
  12. pmc Race/ethnicity and nonadherence to prescription medications among seniors: results of a national study
    Walid F Gellad
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1572-8. 2007
    ..Because of significant racial/ethnic disparities in the control of many chronic diseases, differences in the rates of and reasons for medication nonadherence should be studied...
  13. pmc Providing patients web-based data to inform physician choice: if you build it, will they come?
    Gary Fanjiang
    Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1463-6. 2007
    ..Despite growing emphasis on public reporting of health care quality data, available data are often ignored...
  14. ncbi request reprint Depression and cost-related medication nonadherence in Medicare beneficiaries
    Kara Zivin Bambauer
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:602-8. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc The effects of primary care physician visit continuity on patients' experiences with care
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 345, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:787-93. 2007
    ..It remains unclear whether PCP visit discontinuity can be planned in a way that is least disruptive to patients' experiences with care...
  16. pmc Primary care quality and addiction severity: a prospective cohort study
    Theresa W Kim
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section General Internal Medicine, 91 E Concord Street, Suite 200, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:755-72. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively examine if higher PCQ is associated with lower addiction severity among patients with substance use disorders...
  17. pmc Physician-patient communication about prescription medication nonadherence: a 50-state study of America's seniors
    Ira B Wilson
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:6-12. 2007
    ..Understanding and improving the quality of medication management is particularly important in the context of the Medicare prescription drug benefit that took effect last January 2006...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary primary care teams: effects on the quality of clinician-patient interactions and organizational features of care
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:19-27. 2007
    ..This study examined the influence of multidisciplinary teams on patients' assessments of primary care, including access, integration, and clinician-patient interaction quality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost-related medication nonadherence among elderly and disabled medicare beneficiaries: a national survey 1 year before the medicare drug benefit
    Stephen B Soumerai
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1829-35. 2006
    ..Prior to implementation of the Medicare drug benefit, we estimated the prevalence of cost-related medication nonadherence (CRN) among Medicare enrollees, including elderly and nonelderly disabled beneficiaries...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluating patients' experiences with individual physicians: a randomized trial of mail, internet, and interactive voice response telephone administration of surveys
    Hector P Rodriguez
    Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Med Care 44:167-74. 2006
    ..Survey modes with the potential to lower costs, such as Internet and interactive voice response (IVR) telephone, are attractive alternatives to mail, but their comparative response rates and data quality have not been tested...
  21. ncbi request reprint Defining the future of primary care: what can we learn from patients?
    Dana Gelb Safran
    Health Institute at Tufts New England Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:248-55. 2003
    ..These three areas involve the use of teams in medicine, the establishment of meaningful primary care partnerships, and integration of care in a delivery system that patients experience as increasingly fragmented...
  22. pmc Organizational dimensions of relationship-centered care. Theory, evidence, and practice
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:S9-15. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Primary care experiences of medicare beneficiaries, 1998 to 2000
    Jana E Montgomery
    The Health Institute, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:991-8. 2004
    ..To examine changes in the quality of primary care experienced and reported by Medicare beneficiaries from 1998 to 2000...
  24. doi request reprint Physician performance and racial disparities in diabetes mellitus care
    Thomas D Sequist
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1145-51. 2008
    ..Little information is available regarding variations in diabetes mellitus (DM) outcomes by race at the level of individual physicians...