Eric W Ford

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Tech University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Predicting the adoption of electronic health records by physicians: when will health care be paperless?
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Leadership and Strategy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:106-12. 2006
  2. pmc Resistance is futile: but it is slowing the pace of EHR adoption nonetheless
    Eric W Ford
    Rawls College of Business, Health Organization Management, Texas Tech University, MS2101, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:274-81. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Promise and problems with supply chain management approaches to health care purchasing
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education and Research, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:192-202. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Testing the hospital value proposition: an empirical analysis of efficiency and quality
    Timothy R Huerta
    Health Organization Management, Rawls College of Business Administration, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:341-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Reflections on US health care information technology policy from a global perspective
    Timothy R Huerta
    Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Adv Health Care Manag 12:111-20. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicting computerized physician order entry system adoption in US hospitals: can the federal mandate be met?
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education, and Research, Texas Tech University, MS 2101, Lubbock, TX 79409, United States
    Int J Med Inform 77:539-45. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of health system membership on patient safety initiatives
    Eric W Ford
    Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:13-20. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Experiences with electronic health records: early adopters in long-term care facilities
    Barbara J Cherry
    Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:265-74. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of information technology investment on firm-level performance in the health care industry
    Mark F Thouin
    Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:60-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Sustainable network advantages: a game theoretic approach to community-based health care coalitions
    Eric W Ford
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:159-69. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Predicting the adoption of electronic health records by physicians: when will health care be paperless?
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Leadership and Strategy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:106-12. 2006
    ..We then determined the likelihood of achieving universal EHR adoption in the near future and articulate how barriers can be overcome in the small and solo practice medical environment...
  2. pmc Resistance is futile: but it is slowing the pace of EHR adoption nonetheless
    Eric W Ford
    Rawls College of Business, Health Organization Management, Texas Tech University, MS2101, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:274-81. 2009
    ..The study recreates and extends the analyses conducted by Ford et al. (1) The two periods examined come before and after the U.S. Federal Government's concerted activity to promote EHR adoption...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promise and problems with supply chain management approaches to health care purchasing
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education and Research, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:192-202. 2007
    ..In other industries, this strategy has proven to be an effective method for simultaneously reducing costs and increasing quality...
  4. doi request reprint Testing the hospital value proposition: an empirical analysis of efficiency and quality
    Timothy R Huerta
    Health Organization Management, Rawls College of Business Administration, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:341-9. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship between hospitals' X-inefficiency levels and overall care quality based on the National Quality Forum's 27 safe practices score and to improve the analytic strategy for assessing X-inefficiency...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reflections on US health care information technology policy from a global perspective
    Timothy R Huerta
    Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Adv Health Care Manag 12:111-20. 2012
    ..As we explore potential opportunities to learn from the experience of others, we pause to consider the environmental, regulatory, financial, and social dynamics that define the US context...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predicting computerized physician order entry system adoption in US hospitals: can the federal mandate be met?
    Eric W Ford
    Center for Healthcare Innovation, Education, and Research, Texas Tech University, MS 2101, Lubbock, TX 79409, United States
    Int J Med Inform 77:539-45. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of health system membership on patient safety initiatives
    Eric W Ford
    Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:13-20. 2008
    ..Research in configurations and strategic groups has a rich history of revealing performance differences for hospitals and health care systems...
  8. doi request reprint Experiences with electronic health records: early adopters in long-term care facilities
    Barbara J Cherry
    Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:265-74. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, managers face many of the same challenges implementing EHRs that exist in other environments when implementing enterprise-wide systems...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of information technology investment on firm-level performance in the health care industry
    Mark F Thouin
    Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:60-8. 2008
    ..Understanding individual IT factors that directly contribute to business value should provide insight into the productivity paradox...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sustainable network advantages: a game theoretic approach to community-based health care coalitions
    Eric W Ford
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:159-69. 2004
    ..The application of network analysis plus a game theoretic paradigm has significant implications for improving both the design and the coordination of such coalitions...
  11. ncbi request reprint The influence of payer mix on electronic health record adoption by physicians
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:111-8. 2007
    ..Numerous studies have examined the relationship between physician practice characteristics and electronic health record (EHR) adoption. Little is known about how payer mix influences physicians' decisions to implement EHR systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Strategic management and performance differences: nonprofit versus for-profit health organizations
    Terrie C Reeves
    School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:298-308. 2004
    ..We find that deviation from the general profile, but not capability attainment level, is related to two of three financial measures. We conclude that studying FPs and NPs together is appropriate...
  13. ncbi request reprint High performance public health: assessing agencies' strategic management capabilities
    Eric W Ford
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 25:407-31. 2003
    ..Therefore, policy-makers wishing to improve agency performance can utilize this framework to assess and target capabilities that need improvement...
  14. doi request reprint Hospital responses to the leapfrog group in local markets
    Dennis P Scanlon
    The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:207-31. 2008
    ..However, characteristics of the individual hospitals, and of the LF goals themselves, were more important in explaining the relatively limited progress by hospitals across all sites in achieving those goals over a 5-year period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tracing the evolution of pluralism in community-based coalitions
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:329-43. 2004
    ..This article contributes to theory by exploring how coalitions evolve over time across community boundaries, as well as to management practice by yielding guidance about how to build inclusive organizations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incomplete EHR adoption: late uptake of patient safety and cost control functions
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:319-26. 2007
    ..Overall, many physicians are only partially adopting EHR technologies, suggesting that published adoption rates may be exaggerating the true rate of diffusion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Managed care penetration and other factors affecting computerized physician order entry in the ambulatory setting
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:738-44. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Community-based coalitions' capacity for sustainable action: the role of relationships
    Rebecca Wells
    University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:124-39. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that coalitions' relational structures are measurable and that this dimension of capacity may affect sustainable capacity for health promotion...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of disease management in pay-for-performance programs for improving the care of chronically ill patients
    Jeff Beich
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:96S-116S. 2006
    ..Finally, the strengths and weaknesses of using the RFI scores as an alternative metric for pay-for-performance programs are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint The structure of state health agencies: a strategic analysis
    Eric W Ford
    Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 60:31-57. 2003
    ..This comprehensive public health agency taxonomy will assist future researchers in analyzing public health organizations' environments, structures, and strategies...