Jeffrey Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessment and measurement of patient-centered medical home implementation: the BCBSM experience
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:S74-81. 2013
  2. pmc Use of care management practices in small- and medium-sized physician groups: do public reporting of physician quality and financial incentives matter?
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:376-97. 2013
  3. ncbi Midterm observations and recommendations from the evaluation of the AF4Q initiative
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:s126-32. 2012
  4. pmc The policy context of patient centered medical homes: perspectives of primary care providers
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:147-53. 2013
  5. ncbi Does the patient-centred medical home work? A critical synthesis of research on patient-centred medical homes and patient-related outcomes
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 25:51-9. 2012
  6. pmc Patient-physician role relationships and patient activation among individuals with chronic illness
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1201-23. 2012
  7. pmc Time issues in multilevel interventions for cancer treatment and prevention
    Jeffrey Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:42-8. 2012
  8. pmc Methods and metrics challenges of delivery-system research
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Implement Sci 7:15. 2012
  9. pmc Fostering implementation of health services research findings into practice: a consolidated framework for advancing implementation science
    Laura J Damschroder
    HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 11H, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Implement Sci 4:50. 2009
  10. doi Challenges of capacity building in multisector community health alliances
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:645-64. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. pmc Assessment and measurement of patient-centered medical home implementation: the BCBSM experience
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Ann Fam Med 11:S74-81. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Use of care management practices in small- and medium-sized physician groups: do public reporting of physician quality and financial incentives matter?
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:376-97. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of public reporting (PR) and financial incentives tied to quality performance on the use of care management practices (CMPs) among small- and medium-sized physician groups...
  3. ncbi Midterm observations and recommendations from the evaluation of the AF4Q initiative
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:s126-32. 2012
    ..To offer midterm observations and recommendations based on how Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) alliances are faring in their journey toward improving healthcare quality at the community level...
  4. pmc The policy context of patient centered medical homes: perspectives of primary care providers
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:147-53. 2013
    ..Using comparative, qualitative data, we identify several key policy impediments to PCMH implementation, and propose practical guidelines for addressing these issues...
  5. ncbi Does the patient-centred medical home work? A critical synthesis of research on patient-centred medical homes and patient-related outcomes
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 25:51-9. 2012
    ..However, methodological and measurement issues present in much of this research should be considered when evaluating these findings. The article concludes with recommendations for future PCMH evaluation...
  6. pmc Patient-physician role relationships and patient activation among individuals with chronic illness
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1201-23. 2012
    ..To examine whether chronically ill patients' perceptions of their role relationships with their physicians are associated with levels of patient activation...
  7. pmc Time issues in multilevel interventions for cancer treatment and prevention
    Jeffrey Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:42-8. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Methods and metrics challenges of delivery-system research
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Implement Sci 7:15. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Fostering implementation of health services research findings into practice: a consolidated framework for advancing implementation science
    Laura J Damschroder
    HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 11H, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Implement Sci 4:50. 2009
    ..It can be used to guide formative evaluations and build the implementation knowledge base across multiple studies and settings...
  10. doi Challenges of capacity building in multisector community health alliances
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 37:645-64. 2010
    ..These challenges often involved trade-offs and choices that alliances need to prepare for if they are to approach capacity building in a planful rather than a reactive manner...
  11. doi How do resource dependencies affect treatment practices? The case of outpatient substance abuse treatment programs
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 65:729-47. 2008
    ..The authors suggest strategies for organizations as well as policy makers to mitigate possible negative effects of very high reliance on one or two referral sources...
  12. doi Organizational determinants of boundary spanning activity in outpatient substance abuse treatment programmes
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:168-77. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify director, client, unit and market factors associated with active director boundary spanning...
  13. ncbi Tailored treatment in the outpatient substance abuse treatment sector: 1995-2005
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:282-92. 2008
    ..This trend is troublesome given that minority clients constitute a large proportion of those utilizing OSAT programs...
  14. ncbi Increasing the relevance of research to health care managers: hospital CEO imperatives for improving quality and lowering costs
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:150-9. 2007
    ..Evidence-based management assumes that available research evidence is consistent with the problems and decision-making conditions faced by those who will utilize this evidence in practice...
  15. doi Consumer trust in sources of physician quality information
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 68:421-40. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the sources of public reports comparing physician quality may be a barrier to the use of quality data by consumers in the ways envisioned by supporters of greater quality transparency...
  16. ncbi Case management and client access to health and social services in outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:221-36. 2007
    ..However, these effects are specific to general health care and mental health services. Case management appears to have little effect on use of social services or aftercare plans...
  17. ncbi Governance forms in health systems and health networks
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:228-42. 2003
    ....
  18. pmc Changes in the structure, composition, and activity of hospital governing boards, 1989-1997: evidence from two national surveys
    J A Alexander
    Department of Health Services Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Milbank Q 79:253-79, IV-V. 2001
    ..Results also suggest parallel increases in collaboration between boards and CEOs and in board scrutiny of CEOs...
  19. ncbi Directors' perceptions of the effects of managed care in outpatient substance abuse treatment
    J A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Subst Abuse 9:1-14. 1997
    ..These results have implications for treatment given the rapid growth in managed behavioral care...
  20. ncbi Managed care and access to substance abuse treatment services
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory St, M3507 SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:161-75. 2003
    ..The complexity of managing in an environment of conflicting incentives may reduce the organization's ability to serve those with limited financial means...
  21. ncbi Managed care and technical efficiency in outpatient substance abuse treatment units
    J A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 25:377-96. 1998
    ....
  22. pmc Community accountability among hospitals affiliated with health care systems
    J A Alexander
    Department of Health Services Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Milbank Q 78:157-84, 149. 2000
    ..Further, hospitals affiliated with different types of systems vary in the style and degree of accountability they demonstrate...
  23. pmc Influence of ownership on access in outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Tammie A Nahra
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:355-65. 2009
    ..While this work does not determine the underlying motivation behind access limitations, continued shifts in ownership structure should heighten the attention of policymakers...
  24. ncbi Whom do they serve? Community responsiveness among hospitals affiliated with health systems and networks
    Shoou Yih D Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7411, USA
    Med Care 41:165-79. 2003
    ..As the US hospital sector becomes more consolidated, concerns have been raised about whether participation in health systems and health networks may reduce community hospitals' response to community health needs...
  25. pmc Quality improvement implementation and hospital performance on quality indicators
    Bryan J Weiner
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:307-34. 2006
    ..To examine the association between the scope of quality improvement (QI) implementation in hospitals and hospital performance on selected indicators of clinical quality...
  26. pmc Cross-functional team processes and patient functional improvement
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1335-55. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that higher levels of participation and functioning in cross-functional psychiatric treatment teams will be related to improved patient outcomes...
  27. ncbi Changes in managed care activity in outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations, 1995-2000
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 30:369-81. 2003
    ....
  28. doi Governance and community benefit: are nonprofit hospitals good candidates for Sarbanes-Oxley type reforms?
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, Michigan, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 33:199-224. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Changes in the monitoring and oversight practices of not-for-profit hospital governing boards 1989-2005: evidence from three national surveys
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:181-96. 2009
    ..This general pattern varies by the dimension of oversight and monitoring practice and by specific characteristics of NFP hospitals...
  30. ncbi Measuring comparative hospital performance
    John R Griffith
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Healthc Manag 47:41-57. 2002
    ..S. hospitals. This set reflects correctable differences in performance between hospitals serving similar populations, that is, the measures reflect relative performance and identify opportunities to make the organization more successful...
  31. ncbi The role of organizational infrastructure in implementation of hospitals' quality improvement
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Hosp Top 84:11-20. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi Hospital responses to pay-for-performance incentives
    Kristin L Reiter
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 19:123-34. 2006
    ..Results of this research will help inform payers and hospital managers considering the use of incentives about the nature of hospitals' responses...
  33. ncbi Quality indicators and monitoring of mental health services: what do frontline providers think?
    Marcia Valenstein
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Serious Mental Illness Treatment, Research, and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:146-53. 2004
    ..The authors surveyed frontline mental health care providers to elicit their perceptions of widely used indicators for quality monitoring in mental health services...
  34. doi Who cares for involuntary clients?
    Soheil Soliman
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Subst Abus 30:1-13. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi Explaining differences in operating costs among poison control centers: an exploratory study
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:440-50. 2007
    ..To explore the effects of population, staffing, location, and funding on cost per human poison exposure call; and organizational characteristics differentiating higher- and lower-cost centers...
  36. pmc An empirical taxonomy of hospital governing board roles
    Shoou Yih D Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1101 McGavran Greenberg Hall CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1223-43. 2008
    ..To develop a taxonomy of governing board roles in U.S. hospitals...
  37. ncbi Culturally competent treatment practices and ancillary service use in outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Cynthia I Campbell
    The University of Michigan Department of Health Management and Policy School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 22:109-19. 2002
    ..Overall, certain CCTPs may influence the use of specific medical and psychosocial services, but may not be uniformly effective in promoting utilization of all services...
  38. ncbi Is anybody managing the store? National trends in hospital performance
    John R Griffith
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:392-405; discussion 405-6. 2006
    ..The authors conclude that environmental forces are not stimulating improvement and that the overall picture is one of randomness rather than management...
  39. ncbi How do system-affiliated hospitals fare in providing community benefit?
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Inquiry 46:72-91. 2009
    ..Results further suggest that the level and type of community benefit is conditioned by the market under which system-affiliated hospitals operate...
  40. pmc Does governance matter? Board configuration and performance in not-for-profit hospitals
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Milbank Q 84:733-58. 2006
    ..However, effects of governance configuration were more pronounced in freestanding and public NFP hospitals compared with system-affiliated and private NFP hospitals, respectively...
  41. ncbi The effects of governing board configuration on profound organizational change in hospitals
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:291-308. 2006
    ..Organizational performance influenced change, but largely independent of governance configurations. Only in the case of closure did we find that governance configuration operated jointly with organizational performance...
  42. ncbi The mental health care context and patient characteristics: implications for provider job satisfaction
    C Raymond Bingham
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, HSR and D, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 29:335-44. 2002
    ..Provider job satisfaction was found to be greater on smaller units and units with higher patient functioning and lower illness severity. Implications of these results are discussed...
  43. ncbi Does quality improvement implementation affect hospital quality of care?
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Hosp Top 85:3-12. 2007
    ..Results supported the proposition that QI implementation is unlikely to improve quality of care in hospital settings without a commensurate fit with the financial, strategic, and market imperatives faced by the hospital...
  44. ncbi Structural versus outcomes measures in hospitals: a comparison of Joint Commission and Medicare outcomes scores in hospitals
    John R Griffith
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 10:29-38. 2002
    ..The few significant correlations that appear are often counterintuitive. We conclude that a potentially serious disjuncture exists between the outcomes measures and Joint Commission evaluations...
  45. ncbi Status differences in cross-functional teams: effects on individual member participation, job satisfaction, and intent to quit
    Richard Lichtenstein
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:322-35. 2004
    ..We suggest changes in organizational structure and in team leadership styles that might make CFTs more effective...
  46. ncbi Evaluating partnerships for community health improvement: tracking the footprints
    Stephen M Shortell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:49-91. 2002
    ..We explore the implications of this research for future evaluations of public-private community health partnerships...
  47. ncbi Is managed care closing substance abuse treatment units?
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7411, USA
    Manag Care Interface 20:28-32. 2007
    ..Given the need for these facilities, however, and their vulnerability to closure, continued attention to managed care's potential influence is warranted...
  48. doi The continuing problem of asthma in very young children: a community-based participatory research project
    Belinda Wilburn Nelson
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Sch Health 79:209-15. 2009
    ..This article describes the prevalence of asthma in a particularly vulnerable group: children aged 2-5 participating in Detroit Head Start programs...
  49. ncbi What motivates people to participate more in community-based coalitions?
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Campus Box 7411, 1104F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 42:94-104. 2008
    ..Coalition process competence was not associated with participation. These results suggest that leadership inclusivity rather than process competence may best facilitate member participation...
  50. doi What can we learn from quality improvement research? A critical review of research methods
    Jeffrey A Alexander
    University of Michigan, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:235-71. 2009
    ..The article concludes with a critique of these designs and suggestions for ways future research could address these shortcomings...
  51. ncbi Organizational structure for addressing the attributes of the ideal healthcare delivery system
    Mark Cowen
    Clinical Decision Services, Quality Institute, St Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:407-18; discussion 419. 2008
    ..Clinical information for planning and evaluation is available at all levels. This model provides a framework for identifying the individuals and processes necessary to achieve IOM's vision...
  52. ncbi Why do drug treatment organizations use contingent staffing arrangements? An analysis of market and social influences
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Florida, P O Box 100195, Gainesville, FL 32610 0195, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:180-97. 2003
    ..By considering both market and social influences of contingent staffing, we contribute to a growing body of research on how markets and institutions interact to influence organizational structures and practices in the health care system...
  53. ncbi Duration of nonmethadone outpatient treatment: results from a national survey
    Peter D Friedmann
    Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Abus 27:47-53. 2006
    ..This study examined organizational trends from 1990 to 2000 and unit characteristics associated with the duration of nonmethadone outpatient addiction treatment...
  54. ncbi Factors that influence staffing of outpatient substance abuse treatment programs
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy of the University of Florida, P O Box 100195, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0195, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:934-9. 2005
    ..This study examined whether and how various organizational and environmental forces influence staffing in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs...
  55. ncbi The effects of leadership and governance processes on member participation in community health coalitions
    Maureen E Metzger
    INCAE Business School, La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
    Health Educ Behav 32:455-73. 2005
    ..Participation costs, however, show no significant direct effect on the level of participation. Perceived personal influence appears to be primarily an outcome of participation rather than an antecedent...
  56. pmc Health services for women in outpatient substance abuse treatment
    Cynthia I Campbell
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:781-810. 2005
    ..To evaluate how a sample of outpatient substance abuse treatment units respond to organizational and environmental influences by adopting and implementing treatment services for women...
  57. ncbi The effects of relative resource configuration, organizational legitimacy, and integration on divestiture decisions among health systems
    Melissa Succi-Lopez
    School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:307-18. 2003
    ..At the same time, our results identify three other factors influencing divestiture decisions: relative resource configuration, legitimacy, and integration...
  58. ncbi Availability of services for women in outpatient substance abuse treatment: 1995-2000
    Cynthia I Campbell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 33:1-19. 2006
    ..Public units and hospital-affiliated units had greater service implementation than other units. However, OSAT units did not always implement the services they adopted, suggesting access to some services may be restricted...
  59. ncbi Quality improvement implementation and hospital performance on patient safety indicators
    Bryan J Weiner
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:29-57. 2006
    ..Percentage of physicians participating in QI teams is associated with better values on two patient safety indicators...
  60. ncbi Tailoring of outpatient substance abuse treatment to women, 1995-2005
    Cynthia I Campbell
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Med Care 45:775-80. 2007
    ..Tailoring substance abuse treatment to women often leads to better outcomes. Previous evidence, however, suggests limited availability of such options...
  61. ncbi Administrative burden and its implications for outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Administrastion, University of Florida, PO Box 100195, Gainesville, FL 32610 0195, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:705-11. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the extent of administrative burden on outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations and its implications for efficiency and productivity...
  62. pmc Organizational culture and physician satisfaction with dimensions of group practice
    James L Zazzali
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1150-76. 2007
    ..To assess the extent to which the organizational culture of physician group practices is associated with individual physician satisfaction with the managerial and organizational capabilities of the groups...
  63. ncbi Do licensing and accreditation matter in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs?
    Rebecca Wells
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, 1104 F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:43-50. 2007
    ..Licensing/accreditation may reveal as much about units' institutional environments as about the quality of treatment provided...
  64. ncbi Computer simulation training enhances patient comfort during endoscopy
    Robert E Sedlack
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:348-52. 2004
    ..This study examines whether the endoscopy skills of trainees are improved and patient discomfort is reduced as a result of CBES training...
  65. ncbi Evaluating community partnerships: a reply to Spitz and Ritter
    Stephen M Shortell
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:1023-8; author reply 1029-30. 2002
  66. ncbi Managed care arrangements of health networks and systems. A review of the 1999 experience
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1008 E Clay Street, P O Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298 0203, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:217-28. 2003
    ..In light of this, it is now a good time for physicians and medical group managers to reflect on their experiences in the 1990s and to assess the merits and shortcomings of different intermediary organizations with which they may align...
  67. ncbi Management and governance processes in community health coalitions: a procedural justice perspective
    Bryan J Weiner
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:737-54. 2002
    ..Personal influence in decision making and collaborative conflict resolution also exhibited direct relationships with all three indicators of coalition functioning examined in the study...
  68. ncbi A theory of physician-hospital integration: contending institutional and market logics in the health care field
    Thomas G Rundall
    University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 45:102-17. 2004
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  69. ncbi Review: how do hospital organizational structure and processes affect quality of care?: a critical review of research methods
    Larry R Hearld
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor
    Med Care Res Rev 65:259-99. 2008
    ..The article concludes with recommendations of how health services researchers can expand their research to enhance one's understanding of the relationship between organizational characteristics and quality of care...

Research Grants6

  1. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. Hospital quality indicators
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
  4. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
  5. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
  6. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEY
    Jeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..