J Fontanesi

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Translating operational research to the medical community: using "guiding measurements" to improve the quality of healthcare delivery
    John Fontanesi
    Center for Management Science in Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0821, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:248-53. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-punctual patients: planning for variability in appointment arrival times
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:14-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint A new model of adoption of clinical practice guidelines
    John Fontanesi
    Center for Management Science in Health, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:605-11. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Logistical and fiscal sustainability of a school-based, pharmacist-administered influenza vaccination program
    John Fontanesi
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0821, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:e74-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Should we measure the individual or the system? Operational factors affecting compliance with treatment
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Division of Community Pediatrics, 4305 University Avenue, Suite 590, San Diego CA 92110, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 23:60-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The (mis)application of management science in medicine: a flawed concept
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 20:111-3. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Operational conditions affecting the vaccination of older adults
    John Fontanesi
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Community Pediatrics, La Jolla, CA 92092, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:265-70. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The price of prevention. cost of recommended activities to improve immunizations
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:41-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Can the doctor still see me? What happens when patients arrive late?
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92092 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:239-43. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The cost to immunize during well-child visits
    J Fontanesi
    Partnership of Immunization Providers, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 9500 Gilman Dr, MC 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Am J Med Qual 16:196-201. 2001

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Translating operational research to the medical community: using "guiding measurements" to improve the quality of healthcare delivery
    John Fontanesi
    Center for Management Science in Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0821, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:248-53. 2009
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  2. ncbi request reprint Non-punctual patients: planning for variability in appointment arrival times
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:14-8. 2002
    ..These findings are important with respect to 1) clinic practice management, 2) scheduling optimization strategies, and 3) computer simulation and analysis of clinic processes...
  3. ncbi request reprint A new model of adoption of clinical practice guidelines
    John Fontanesi
    Center for Management Science in Health, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:605-11. 2007
    ..This study uses a systems approach in understanding the interplay between routes of CPG dissemination, the construction of CPGs, and the likelihood that healthcare organizations will adopt these guidelines...
  4. ncbi request reprint Logistical and fiscal sustainability of a school-based, pharmacist-administered influenza vaccination program
    John Fontanesi
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0821, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 52:e74-9. 2012
    ..To assess the fiscal and logistical viability of school-based, pharmacist-administered influenza vaccination programs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Should we measure the individual or the system? Operational factors affecting compliance with treatment
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Division of Community Pediatrics, 4305 University Avenue, Suite 590, San Diego CA 92110, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 23:60-3. 2007
    ..This study examines how operational characteristics occurring at the time of an encounter affect the likelihood a patient will "hear" provider recommendations...
  6. ncbi request reprint The (mis)application of management science in medicine: a flawed concept
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 20:111-3. 2004
    ..This article explores some of the significant issues and offers potential new directions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Operational conditions affecting the vaccination of older adults
    John Fontanesi
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Community Pediatrics, La Jolla, CA 92092, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:265-70. 2004
    ..S. Task Force on Community Preventive Services fail to be routinely implemented and why influenza immunization rates have remained static over the past decade...
  8. ncbi request reprint The price of prevention. cost of recommended activities to improve immunizations
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:41-5. 2004
    ..To calculate the cost structure of a suite of immunization improvement interventions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can the doctor still see me? What happens when patients arrive late?
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92092 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:239-43. 2003
    ..An unexpected finding was the generally better and faster levels of service for late arrivals...
  10. ncbi request reprint The cost to immunize during well-child visits
    J Fontanesi
    Partnership of Immunization Providers, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 9500 Gilman Dr, MC 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Am J Med Qual 16:196-201. 2001
    ..In order for providers to comply with increased recommendations and requirements for preventive health care services, the allotted visit time, capitation rates, and overall clinic system effectiveness need to be reexamined...
  11. ncbi request reprint Applying workflow analysis tools to assess immunization delivery in outpatient primary care settings
    J Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:654-60. 2000
    ..With pediatric immunizations as a marker, a workflow observation tool was used to identify causal processes affecting immunization delivery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mass vaccination clinics versus appointments
    John Fontanesi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92092 0927, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 21:288-94. 2006
    ..Mass vaccination clinics and routine scheduled appointments are both viable service strategies for delivering influenza vaccines. This study suggests the greatest advantage occurs when both strategies are used in a coordinated manner...
  13. pmc Developmental disorder associated with increased cellular nucleotidase activity
    T Page
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:11601-6. 1997
    ..These observations suggest that increased nucleotide catabolism is related to the symptoms of these patients, and that the effects of this increased catabolism are reversed by administration of uridine...
  14. doi request reprint How effectively can health care settings beyond the traditional medical home provide vaccines to adolescents?
    Stanley J Schaffer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 121:S35-45. 2008
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the capacity of various health care settings to supplement the activities of the traditional medical home by delivering vaccines to adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improving physician involvement in care management programs
    Linda L Hill
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive, MS 0811, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:53-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to construct such a model...
  16. ncbi request reprint The forms that bind: multiple data forms result in internal disaggregation of immunization information
    John Fontanesi
    School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 8:50-5. 2002
    ..These represent a real labor cost as well as an opportunity cost. Use of a single summary sheet, yearly review of the forms, and coordination of agency documentation efforts are recommended...
  17. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for the use of decision aids in primary care
    Linda Hill
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037 0811, USA
    Fam Med 41:350-5. 2009
    ..Research indicates that SDM and the use of DA are underutilized. This study evaluated SDM and DA in primary care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Estimating medical practice expenses from administering adult influenza vaccinations
    Margaret S Coleman
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 23:915-23. 2005
    ..71, per-shot losses ranged from US$ 2.16 to USD 34.56. More research is needed to determine less expensive delivery settings and/or whether third-party payers need to make higher payments for adult vaccinations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Status of quality improvement activities to improve immunization practices and delivery: findings from the immunization quality improvement symposium, October 2003
    Abigail Shefer
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:77-89. 2006
    ..The field will benefit from standardized outcome measures, cost analysis, and evaluation, so comparisons can be made among different programs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Why do not patients receive influenza vaccine in December and January?
    Daniel B Fishbein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, MS E 52, Room 4128, Building 12, Corporate Square, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 24:798-802. 2006
    ..Influenza vaccination levels in older patients have changed little since the mid-1990s. Despite frequent health care visits by a majority of older persons, many missed opportunities continue to occur...