A B Bindman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Selection and exclusion of primary care physicians by managed care organizations
    A B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, 94110, USA
    JAMA 279:675-9. 1998
  2. pmc Primary care in the United States: organisation of primary care in the United States
    Andrew B Bindman
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMJ 326:631-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Multistate evaluation of anonymous HIV testing and access to medical care. Multistate Evaluation of Surveillance of HIV (MESH) Study Group
    A B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, University of California, 94110, USA
    JAMA 280:1416-20. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Name-based surveillance and public health interventions for persons with HIV infection. Multistate Evaluation of Surveillance for HIV Study Group
    D H Osmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:775-9. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Friend or foe? How primary care physicians perceive hospitalists
    A Fernandez
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2902-8. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Resolving the gatekeeper conundrum: what patients value in primary care and referrals to specialists
    K Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Primary Care Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 282:261-6. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Does HIV reporting by name deter testing? MESH Study Group
    F M Hecht
    Positive Health Program HIV Section, University of California at San Francisco, 94110, USA
    AIDS 14:1801-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Unlocking specialists' attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers
    E Pena-Dolhun
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:1032-7. 2001
  9. pmc The impact of Medicaid managed care on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    Andrew B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1364, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:19-38. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Primary care and receipt of preventive services
    A B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:269-76. 1996

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Selection and exclusion of primary care physicians by managed care organizations
    A B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, 94110, USA
    JAMA 279:675-9. 1998
    ..Little is known about the problems physicians may be encountering in gaining access to managed care networks and whether the process used by managed care plans to select physicians is discriminatory...
  2. pmc Primary care in the United States: organisation of primary care in the United States
    Andrew B Bindman
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMJ 326:631-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Multistate evaluation of anonymous HIV testing and access to medical care. Multistate Evaluation of Surveillance of HIV (MESH) Study Group
    A B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, University of California, 94110, USA
    JAMA 280:1416-20. 1998
    ..Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the only infectious disease for which anonymous testing is publicly funded, an exception that has been controversial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Name-based surveillance and public health interventions for persons with HIV infection. Multistate Evaluation of Surveillance for HIV Study Group
    D H Osmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:775-9. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the potential for such effects has been exaggerated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Friend or foe? How primary care physicians perceive hospitalists
    A Fernandez
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:2902-8. 2000
    ..Whether primary care physicians welcome this transition is unknown. We examined primary care physicians' perceptions of how hospitalists affect their practices, their patient relationships, and overall patient care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Resolving the gatekeeper conundrum: what patients value in primary care and referrals to specialists
    K Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Primary Care Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 282:261-6. 1999
    ..Few data are available regarding how patients view the role of primary care physicians as "gatekeepers" in managed care systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does HIV reporting by name deter testing? MESH Study Group
    F M Hecht
    Positive Health Program HIV Section, University of California at San Francisco, 94110, USA
    AIDS 14:1801-8. 2000
    ..We sought to determine whether persons at risk of HIV infection knew their state's HIV reporting policy and whether they had delayed or avoided testing because of it...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unlocking specialists' attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers
    E Pena-Dolhun
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:1032-7. 2001
    ..We surveyed specialist physicians in California to determine whether their attitudes toward primary care gatekeepers differed depending on how the specialists were paid and the settings in which they practiced...
  9. pmc The impact of Medicaid managed care on hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    Andrew B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1364, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:19-38. 2005
    ..We also explored whether there was a differential effect of Medicaid managed care by patient's race or ethnicity on the hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Primary care and receipt of preventive services
    A B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:269-76. 1996
    ..CONCLUSION: A regular source of care is the single most important factor associated with the receipt of preventive services, but optimal primary care from a regular place increases the likelihood that women will receive preventive care...
  11. pmc Specialists' and primary care physicians' participation in medicaid managed care
    L Backus
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:815-21. 2001
    ..To compare specialist and primary care physician participation in California's Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care programs...
  12. pmc Primary care physicians' experience with disease management programs
    A Fernandez
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:163-7. 2001
    ..To examine primary care physicians' perceptions of how disease management programs affect their practices, their relationships with their patients, and overall patient care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trends in physician participation in Medicaid. The California experience
    Andrew B Bindman
    Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Primary Care Research Center, University of California San Francisco, Box 1364, Pornassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:334-43. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of Medicaid payer coding in hospital patient discharge data: implications for Medicaid policy evaluation
    Arpita Chattopadhyay
    Primary Care Research Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Care 43:586-91. 2005
    ..Ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalization rates derived from hospital discharge data have been used to compare ambulatory care across insurance and delivery system groups...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: insights into preventable hospitalizations
    Ady Oster
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    Med Care 41:198-207. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Are preventable hospitalizations sensitive to changes in access to primary care? The case of the Oregon Health Plan
    Somnath Saha
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Med Care 45:712-9. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of managed care on preventable hospitalization rates in California
    Lisa Backus
    Department of Medicine, Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue Ward 95, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Med Care 40:315-24. 2002
    ..Hospitalization rates for ambulatory care-sensitive (ACS) conditions have emerged as a potential indicator of health care access and quality. The effect of managed care on reducing these potentially preventable hospitalizations is unknown...
  18. pmc Effects of primary care coordination on public hospital patients
    D Schillinger
    Primary Care Research Center, San Francisco General Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California 94143 1364, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:329-36. 2000
    ..To evaluate the effect of primary care coordination on utilization rates and satisfaction with care among public hospital patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint What happened to home HIV test collection kits? Intent to use kits, actual use, and barriers to use among persons at risk for HIV infection
    G N Colfax
    HIV Research Branch, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    AIDS Care 14:675-82. 2002
    ..Increasing awareness of kits, reducing price and addressing concerns about kit testing procedures may increase kit use, leading to more HIV testing by at-risk individuals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medical student, physician, and public perceptions of health care disparities
    Elisabeth Wilson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Fam Med 36:715-21. 2004
    ..This study investigates first- and fourth-year medical students' perceptions about health care disparities and compares their perceptions with those of physicians and the public...
  21. ncbi request reprint Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy
    Dean Schillinger
    Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:83-90. 2003
    ..It is not known how frequently physicians apply this interactive educational strategy, or whether it is associated with improved health outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Healthcare reform with a safety net: lessons from San Francisco
    Andrew B Bindman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:747-50. 2009
    ..San Francisco, California, is implementing several innovative programs to strengthen the financial viability of its healthcare safety net while also attempting to improve the access to and the quality of healthcare services...
  23. pmc Effect of awareness of language law on language access in the health care setting
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:683-8. 2006
    ..Federal law obligates health care providers receiving federal funding to ensure language access to limited English-proficient (LEP) individuals who cannot communicate with their provider...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interruptions in Medicaid coverage and risk for hospitalization for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions
    Andrew B Bindman
    San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:854-60. 2008
    ..Many low-income U.S. citizens experience interruptions in health insurance coverage...
  25. ncbi request reprint The contribution of Medicaid managed care to the increasing undercount of Medicaid beneficiaries in the Current Population Survey
    Arpita Chattopadhyay
    Primary Care Research Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco 94143, USA
    Med Care 44:822-6. 2006
    ..However, the CPS routinely underestimates the Medicaid population, and for unexplained reasons these underestimates have been increasing over time...
  26. pmc Food insecurity is associated with diabetes mellitus: results from the National Health Examination and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002
    Hilary K Seligman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1018-23. 2007
    ..There is a clear association between food insecurity and obesity among women, but little is known about the relationship between food insecurity and type 2 diabetes...
  27. doi request reprint Medicaid re-enrollment policies and children's risk of hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    Andrew B Bindman
    Primary Care Research Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Med Care 46:1049-54. 2008
    ..Many poor children rotate through the Medicaid program with periods of being uninsured...
  28. doi request reprint Comparisons of health plan quality: does the sampling strategy affect the results?
    L Elizabeth Goldman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Med Care 46:752-7. 2008
    ..Health plan evaluations typically focus on beneficiaries continuously enrolled throughout a calendar year...
  29. pmc Diagnostic scope of and exposure to primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States: cross sectional analysis of results from three national surveys
    Andrew B Bindman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    BMJ 334:1261. 2007
    ..To compare mix of patients, scope of practice, and duration of visit in primary care physicians in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in receipt of primary care services between medicaid fee-for-service and managed care plans
    Hilary K Seligman
    San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:264-73. 2007
    ..Within Medicaid, interventions aimed at the health insurance delivery model can facilitate increased access to primary care services without enhancing racial/ethnic disparities...
  31. pmc Acute myocardial infarction length of stay and hospital mortality are not associated with language preference
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:190-4. 2008
    ..Language barriers between patients and providers may influence the process and quality of care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
    ..Little is known about the extent to which health literacy affects clinical health outcomes...
  33. doi request reprint Quality of anticoagulation control: do race and language matter?
    Vijay Kumar Bhandari
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:41-55. 2008
    ..Future research should examine mechanisms by which race/ethnicity and language affect quality of anticoagulation and evaluate programs to improve treatment in diverse communities...
  34. ncbi request reprint Physicians' reports of their experience with health plan care management practices
    Andrew B Bindman
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:SP100-10. 2003
    ..To determine the availability of care management practices in various practice settings, the degree to which physicians report that these practices are useful, and whether physicians' reports vary by their relationships with health plans...
  35. ncbi request reprint Reorganizing an academic medical service: impact on cost, quality, patient satisfaction, and education
    R M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 279:1560-5. 1998
    ..Academic medical centers are under enormous pressure to improve quality and cut costs while preserving education...
  36. pmc Unhealthy competition: consequences of health plan choice in California Medicaid
    Christopher Millett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2235-40. 2010
    ..We compared the quality of care received by managed care Medicaid beneficiaries in counties with a choice of health plans and counties with no choice...
  37. ncbi request reprint Proficiency of internal medicine residents in outpatient care of patients with HIV infection
    P Schultz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, California 94110
    J Gen Intern Med 9:459-61. 1994
    ..Primary care internal medicine residencies and programs with more exposure to HIV patients are most effective in producing knowledgeable residents...
  38. ncbi request reprint Primary care groups in the United Kingdom: quality and accountability
    A B Bindman
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:132-45. 2001
    ..PCGs offer other nations attempting to improve the quality and accountability of health care an innovative approach that merits consideration...
  39. pmc Cardiac procedures among American Indians and Alaska Natives compared to non-Hispanic whites hospitalized with ischemic heart disease in California
    Stacey Jolly
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:430-4. 2010
    ..American Indians/Alaska Natives (AIAN) experience a high burden of cardiovascular disease with rates for fatal and nonfatal heart disease approximately twofold higher than the U.S. population...
  40. doi request reprint Impact of Medicare Part D on seniors' out-of-pocket expenditures on medications
    Christopher Millett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1325-30. 2010
    ..Medicare Part D, introduced in January 2006, was intended to decrease beneficiaries' out-of-pocket expenditures on medications...
  41. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and estimates of utility in chronic kidney disease
    Irina Gorodetskaya
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1211, USA
    Kidney Int 68:2801-8. 2005
    ..Health-related quality of life and estimates of utility have been carefully evaluated in persons with end-stage renal disease. Fewer studies have examined these parameters in persons with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  42. ncbi request reprint The influence of care management tools on physician practice change across organizational settings
    David A Haggstrom
    VA HSR and D Center for the Implementation of Evidence Based Practice, Indianapolis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:672-80. 2007
    ..A study was conducted to assess whether physician reports of practice change were associated with the type of health care organization delivering the tools and the type or number of tools received...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health care report cards: implications for vulnerable patient groups and the organizations providing them care
    Huw T O Davies
    University of St Andrews, Scotland
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:379-99. 2002
    ....
  44. pmc Improving the quality of care with performance indicators
    Azeem Majeed
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London W6 8RP
    BMJ 335:916-8. 2007
  45. pmc Comparison of specialty referral rates in the United Kingdom and the United States: retrospective cohort analysis
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 325:370-1. 2002
  46. pmc Association between practice size and quality of care of patients with ischaemic heart disease: cross sectional study
    Azeem Majeed
    Primary Care Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1H 9QU
    BMJ 326:371-2. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Access to Spanish-speaking physicians in California: supply, insurance, or both
    Jean Yoon
    University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:165-72. 2004
    ..In California, 12% of urban residents are Spanish-speaking with some limited proficiency in English. The majority of these residents (67%) are uninsured or on Medicaid...
  48. ncbi request reprint HIV testing within at-risk populations in the United States and the reasons for seeking or avoiding HIV testing
    Scott E Kellerman
    National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:202-10. 2002
    ..We determined proportions of high-risk persons tested for HIV, the reasons for testing and not testing, and attitudes and perceptions regarding HIV testing, information that is critical for planning prevention programs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Health care lobbying: time to make patients the special interest
    Margot Kushel
    Am J Med 116:496-7. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint How are primary care groups approaching clinical governance? A review of clinical governance plans from primary care groups in London
    Sylvia Godden
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, 29 30 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9QU
    J Public Health Med 24:165-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how primary care groups (PCGs) were implementing clinical governance in their first year...
  51. ncbi request reprint Response to an editorial in the January 2005 issue of Medical Care
    Andrew B Bindman
    Med Care 43:421; author reply 421-2. 2005
  52. pmc Validation of race/ethnicity and transmission mode in the US HIV/AIDS reporting system
    Lisa M Lee
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:914-7. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Variation in coronary artery bypass grafting, angioplasty, cataract surgery, and hip replacement rates among primary care groups in London: association with population and practice characteristics
    Azeem Majeed
    School of Public Policy, University College London
    J Public Health Med 24:21-6. 2002
    ..However, no studies in the United Kingdom have yet examined the variation in the use of important groups of surgical procedures among primary care groups...
  54. ncbi request reprint Primary care in the United States. Commentary: what can primary care in the United States learn from the United Kingdom?
    Azeem Majeed
    Primary Care Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1H 9EZ
    BMJ 326:796-9. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Referral of children to specialists in the United States and the United kingdom
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:279-85. 2003
    ..To compare the rates and patterns of children's specialty referrals in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK)...
  56. ncbi request reprint A comparison of outcomes resulting from generalist vs specialist care for a single discrete medical condition: a systematic review and methodologic critique
    Gerald W Smetana
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:10-20. 2007
    ..Studies of clinical outcomes for generalist vs specialist care for diagnoses within a specialist's narrow domain have tended to favor specialty care...
  57. ncbi request reprint Small steps or a giant leap for the uninsured?
    Andrew B Bindman
    JAMA 290:816-8. 2003