Douglas H Fernald

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The journey of primary care practices to meaningful use: a Colorado Beacon Consortium study
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:603-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Improving multiple health risk behaviors in primary care: lessons from the Prescription for Health Common Measures, Better Outcomes (COMBO) study
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:701-11. 2012
  3. pmc A standardized reporting system for assessment of diverse public health programs
    Douglas Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12631 E 17th Ave, Mail Stop F496, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E147. 2012
  4. doi request reprint An assessment of the Hawthorne Effect in practice-based research
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:83-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Common measures, better outcomes (COMBO): a field test of brief health behavior measures in primary care
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S414-22. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Overcoming early barriers to PCMH practice improvement in family medicine residencies
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Fam Med 43:503-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Practice-level approaches for behavioral counseling and patient health behaviors
    Bijal A Balasubramanian
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S407-13. 2008
  8. pmc Card studies for observational research in practice
    John M Westfall
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:63-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Personal health behaviors are associated with physical and mental unhealthy days: a Prescription for Health (P4H) practice-based research networks study
    Desiree B Froshaug
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:368-74. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Curriculum Redesign for Teaching the PCMH in Colorado Family Medicine Residency Programs
    Bonnie T Jortberg
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado
    Fam Med 46:11-8. 2014

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The journey of primary care practices to meaningful use: a Colorado Beacon Consortium study
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:603-11. 2013
    ..There are few comprehensive descriptions of how primary care practices achieve the meaningful use of clinical data, including the formal stage 1 meaningful use requirements...
  2. doi request reprint Improving multiple health risk behaviors in primary care: lessons from the Prescription for Health Common Measures, Better Outcomes (COMBO) study
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:701-11. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc A standardized reporting system for assessment of diverse public health programs
    Douglas Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12631 E 17th Ave, Mail Stop F496, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E147. 2012
    ..Further refinements could enable wider dissemination of common reporting criteria and expectations...
  4. doi request reprint An assessment of the Hawthorne Effect in practice-based research
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 25:83-6. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Common measures, better outcomes (COMBO): a field test of brief health behavior measures in primary care
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S414-22. 2008
    ..Practical tools are needed to routinely assess multiple health risk behaviors among diverse primary care patients. The performance of a brief set of behavioral measures used in primary care practice is reported here...
  6. ncbi request reprint Overcoming early barriers to PCMH practice improvement in family medicine residencies
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Fam Med 43:503-9. 2011
    ..Residency programs face inevitable challenges as they redesign their practices for higher quality care and resident training. Identifying and addressing early barriers can help align priorities and thereby augment the capacity to change...
  7. doi request reprint Practice-level approaches for behavioral counseling and patient health behaviors
    Bijal A Balasubramanian
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:S407-13. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Card studies for observational research in practice
    John M Westfall
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:63-8. 2011
    ..Card studies have been used to describe clinical problems, management, and outcomes in primary care for more than 30 years. In this article we describe 2 types of card studies and the methods for conducting them...
  9. doi request reprint Personal health behaviors are associated with physical and mental unhealthy days: a Prescription for Health (P4H) practice-based research networks study
    Desiree B Froshaug
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 22:368-74. 2009
    ..Because unhealthy behaviors have been shown to predict premature mortality and quality of life is linked to chronic disease, it is plausible that there is a relationship between unhealthy behaviors and a patient's overall well-being...
  10. ncbi request reprint Curriculum Redesign for Teaching the PCMH in Colorado Family Medicine Residency Programs
    Bonnie T Jortberg
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado
    Fam Med 46:11-8. 2014
    ..This paper focuses on the programs' implementation of key PCMH components into the residency curricula and the impact on resident self-perceived competence in and use of PCMH components...
  11. pmc Prescription for health: changing primary care practice to foster healthy behaviors
    Maribel Cifuentes
    Prescription for Health National Program Office, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S4-11. 2005
    ..We report lessons from 17 exploratory projects funded under Prescription for Health that tested the feasibility of innovative behavior change strategies for at least 2 of these behaviors in primary care practices...
  12. pmc Practical and relevant self-report measures of patient health behaviors for primary care research
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:73-81. 2005
    ..It then proposes pragmatic measures for use in practice-based research...
  13. doi request reprint Underinsurance in primary care: a report from the State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP)
    Kenton Voorhees
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045 6508, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:309-16. 2008
    ..This purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of underinsurance among patients seen in primary care clinics...
  14. pmc Enhance your team-based qualitative research
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:360-4. 2005
    ..This article discusses teamwork issues and tools and techniques used to improve team-based qualitative research...
  15. doi request reprint Health information exchange in small-to-medium sized family medicine practices: motivators, barriers, and potential facilitators of adoption
    Stephen E Ross
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
    Int J Med Inform 79:123-9. 2010
    ..For small-to-medium sized primary care practices (those with 20 or fewer clinicians), determine desired functions of health information exchange (HIE) and potential motivators, barriers, and facilitators of adoption...
  16. ncbi request reprint Issues and initiatives in the testing process in primary care physician offices
    John M Hickner
    Department of Family Medicine, Division of Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:81-9. 2005
    ..These errors may result in significant harm to patients and lead to inefficient practice. Important issues are summarized for primary care clinicians and their offices toconsider in improving the management of the testing processes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Harm resulting from inappropriate telephone triage in primary care
    David E Hildebrandt
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Fitzsimons, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:437-42. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess and categorize harm occurring to patients who called their physicians' office after-hours but did not have their call forwarded to the physician because they stated that their call was not an emergency...
  18. ncbi request reprint Applied strategies for improving patient safety: a comprehensive process to improve care in rural and frontier communities
    John M Westfall
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    J Rural Health 20:355-62. 2004
    ..Medical errors and patient safety have gained increasing attention throughout all areas of medical care. Understanding patient safety in rural settings is crucial for improving care in rural communities...
  19. pmc Event reporting to a primary care patient safety reporting system: a report from the ASIPS collaborative
    Douglas H Fernald
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:327-32. 2004
    ..We examined reports to a primary care, ambulatory, patient safety reporting system to describe types of errors reported and differences between anonymous and confidential reports...