Douglas Conrad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of a cluster randomized controlled trial of pay for performance for hypertension treatment: study protocol
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 6:114. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician compensation method in medical groups: does it influence the use and cost of health services for enrollees in managed care organizations?
    D A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7660, USA
    JAMA 279:853-8. 1998
  3. doi request reprint Estimating determinants of dentist productivity: new evidence
    Douglas A Conrad
    Center for Health Management Research, University of Washington, Box 357660, Room H660C, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Health Sciences Center, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:262-8. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Lessons to apply to national comprehensive healthcare reform
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 357660, Room H660C Magnuson Health Sciences Ctr, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S306-21. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Determinants of general dentists' decisions to accept capitation payment: a conceptual model and empirical estimates
    Douglas Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:189-98. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Quality-based financial incentives in health care: can we improve quality by paying for it?
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:357-71. 2009
  7. pmc Access intervention in an integrated, prepaid group practice: effects on primary care physician productivity
    Douglas Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Box 357660, Suite H660C, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1888-905. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Memories of Walter J. McNerney: his contributions to health administration and to health administration education
    Douglas A Conrad
    Center for Health Management Research, University of Washington, Box 357660, Room H 660, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 23:331-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field
    Douglas A Conrad
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:443-51. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:443-51. 2006

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Publications25

  1. pmc Design, rationale, and baseline characteristics of a cluster randomized controlled trial of pay for performance for hypertension treatment: study protocol
    Laura A Petersen
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E, DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Implement Sci 6:114. 2011
    ..Despite compelling evidence of the benefits of treatment and well-accepted guidelines for treatment, hypertension is controlled in less than one-half of United States citizens...
  2. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician compensation method in medical groups: does it influence the use and cost of health services for enrollees in managed care organizations?
    D A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7660, USA
    JAMA 279:853-8. 1998
    ..Growth of at-risk managed care contracts between health plans and medical groups has been well documented, but less is known about the nature of financial incentives within those medical groups or their effects on health care utilization...
  3. doi request reprint Estimating determinants of dentist productivity: new evidence
    Douglas A Conrad
    Center for Health Management Research, University of Washington, Box 357660, Room H660C, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Health Sciences Center, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:262-8. 2010
    ..Productivity (output per unit of input) is a major driver of dental service capacity. This study uses 2006-2007 data to update available knowledge on dentist productivity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lessons to apply to national comprehensive healthcare reform
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 357660, Room H660C Magnuson Health Sciences Ctr, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:S306-21. 2009
    ..If widely implemented, value-based reforms might achieve long-term improvements in public health. Congress will soon decide whether changing the entire system would be the most value-based reform of all...
  5. doi request reprint Determinants of general dentists' decisions to accept capitation payment: a conceptual model and empirical estimates
    Douglas Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:189-98. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Quality-based financial incentives in health care: can we improve quality by paying for it?
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:357-71. 2009
    ..g., prevention) most amenable to piece-rate delivery...
  7. pmc Access intervention in an integrated, prepaid group practice: effects on primary care physician productivity
    Douglas Conrad
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Box 357660, Suite H660C, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1888-905. 2008
    ..To estimate the joint effect of a multifaceted access intervention on primary care physician (PCP) productivity in a large, integrated prepaid group practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Memories of Walter J. McNerney: his contributions to health administration and to health administration education
    Douglas A Conrad
    Center for Health Management Research, University of Washington, Box 357660, Room H 660, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 23:331-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field
    Douglas A Conrad
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:443-51. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Paying physicians for quality: evidence and themes from the field
    Douglas A Conrad
    Department of Health Services, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:443-51. 2006
    ..Key-informant interviews with leaders of provider organizations should shed new light on evolving quality incentives within organizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of compensation method on the behavior of primary care physicians in managed care organizations: evidence from interviews with physicians and medical leaders in Washington State
    B K Zierler
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6410, USA
    Am J Manag Care 4:209-20. 1998
    ..The responses revealed in interviews with physicians and administrative leaders underscored the critical role compensation arrangements play in driving physician satisfaction and behavior...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physician practice management organizations: their prospects and performance
    D A Conrad
    University of Washington, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 56:307-39. 1999
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  13. ncbi request reprint Providing dental care to pregnant patients: a survey of Oregon general dentists
    Colleen E Huebner
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7230, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:211-22. 2009
    ..A growing number of studies and reports indicate preventive, routine and emergency dental procedures can be provided safely to pregnant patients to alleviate dental problems and promote oral health of mothers and children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Penetrating the "black box": financial incentives for enhancing the quality of physician services
    Douglas A Conrad
    University of Washington, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:37S-68S. 2004
    ..The model is extended qualitatively to offer further hypotheses and research directions. Finally, gaps and limitations of the model and of the extant empirical research are articulated, and additional researchable questions are posed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does payment drive procedures? Payment for specialty services and procedure rate variations in 3 HMOs
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98195 4696, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:229-37. 2004
    ..To study how payment for specialty services affects the rates of performance of invasive procedures by physicians in a number of specialties...
  16. doi request reprint Group health cooperative's transformation toward patient-centered access
    James D Ralston
    Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 66:703-24. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Evaluation of the group health cooperative access initiative: study design challenges in estimating the impact of a large-scale organizational transformation
    David Grembowski
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Washington, Seattle, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 17:292-303. 2008
    ..The methods may be generalizable to evaluating similar reforms in other integrated delivery systems with representative patient and physician data sources...
  18. doi request reprint Are local health department expenditures related to racial disparities in mortality?
    David Grembowski
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:2057-65. 2010
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  19. pmc The impact of financial incentives on physician productivity in medical groups
    Douglas A Conrad
    University of Washington, Department of Health Services, Seattle 98195 7660, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:885-906. 2002
    ..To estimate the effect of financial incentives in medical groups--both at the level of individual physician and collectively--on individual physician productivity...
  20. doi request reprint A report on eight early-stage state and regional projects testing value-based payment
    Douglas Conrad
    Center for Health Management Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:998-1006. 2013
    ..We also share some early lessons and identify prerequisites for success, such as ensuring that providers have broad and timely access to data so they can meet patients' needs in cost-effective ways...
  21. ncbi request reprint Medicaid reforms in Oregon and suboptimal utilization of dental care by women of childbearing age
    Peter Milgrom
    Northwest Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357475, 1959 Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:688-95. 2010
    ..They also compared differences in claims between those for women enrolled in managed care and those for women enrolled in fee-for-service plans...
  22. pmc Dentists' perceptions of barriers to providing dental care to pregnant women
    Rosanna Shuk Yin Lee
    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7475, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:359-65. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Practical issues in the design and implementation of pay-for-quality programs
    Gary J Young
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts, USA
    J Healthc Manag 52:10-8; discussion 18-9. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint 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