Christy Harris Lemak

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Insights from a national survey into why substance abuse treatment units add prevention and outreach services
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:21. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Variations in hospital administrative costs
    Niccie L McKay
    Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:153-66; discussion 166-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Collaboration to improve services for the uninsured: exploring the concept of health navigators as interorganizational integrators
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Administration, College of Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:196-206. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint Expanding the definition of access: it isn't just about health insurance
    Allyson G Hall
    Florida Center for Medicaid and the Uninsured, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:625-38. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Innovative teaching for health law: a case study of a hospital medical malpractice lawsuit simulation
    Randall Carter Jenkins
    University of Florida Health Science Center Self Insurance Program, Department of Health Services, Research, Management and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, 9414 S W 27th Road, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 24:43-57. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint Incentives for healthy behaviors: experience from Florida Medicaid's Enhanced Benefit Rewards program
    Allyson G Hall
    Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:112-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Strategy as simple rules: understanding success in a rural clinic
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:179-88. 2003

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Insights from a national survey into why substance abuse treatment units add prevention and outreach services
    Rebecca Wells
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:21. 2006
    ..Based on an ecological framework of organizational strategy, three categories of predictors were tested: (1) environmental, (2) unit-level, and (3) unit leadership...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variations in hospital administrative costs
    Niccie L McKay
    Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Healthc Manag 53:153-66; discussion 166-7. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Collaboration to improve services for the uninsured: exploring the concept of health navigators as interorganizational integrators
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Administration, College of Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 29:196-206. 2004
    ..Drawing on traditional theoretical perspectives on coordination, we present the health navigator as an "integrator" among a complex set of safety net providers and public health insurance programs...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint Expanding the definition of access: it isn't just about health insurance
    Allyson G Hall
    Florida Center for Medicaid and the Uninsured, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:625-38. 2008
    ..The survey also showed that beneficiaries may encounter difficulty in reaching physicians and making appointments: 22% of all calls were not answered on the first attempt and over two-thirds of providers had no weekend or evening hours...
  7. ncbi request reprint Innovative teaching for health law: a case study of a hospital medical malpractice lawsuit simulation
    Randall Carter Jenkins
    University of Florida Health Science Center Self Insurance Program, Department of Health Services, Research, Management and Policy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, 9414 S W 27th Road, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 24:43-57. 2007
    ..The article concludes with examples of how a simulated mock trial may also provide similar interdisciplinary educational, performance improvement, and cost saving benefits to healthcare professionals and their organizations...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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...
  9. doi request reprint Incentives for healthy behaviors: experience from Florida Medicaid's Enhanced Benefit Rewards program
    Allyson G Hall
    Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:112-8. 2013
    ..Florida Medicaid introduced the Enhanced Benefits Rewards (EBR) program in 2006, providing financial incentives as rewards to beneficiaries who engage in health care seeking and healthy behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Strategy as simple rules: understanding success in a rural clinic
    Christy Harris Lemak
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 28:179-88. 2003
    ..We document how such rules may emerge as success is viewed retrospectively. We describe four simple rules that emerged in this setting and explicate how our case analysis may assist other rural providers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analyzing administrative costs in hospitals
    Niccie L McKay
    Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 31:347-54. 2006
    ..An illustration of the framework uses 2003 data for Florida hospitals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Organizational survival in the outpatient substance abuse treatment sector, 1988-2000
    Rebecca Wells
    Penn State University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:697-719. 2005
    ..Facilities that treat clients with multiple addictions may need additional financial support to serve these particularly vulnerable clients...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. pmc Factors associated with interorganizational relationships among outpatient drug treatment organizations 1990-2000
    Rebecca Wells
    Penn State University, 116 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1356-78. 2005
    ..To identify the factors associated with drug abuse treatment center participation in interorganizational relationships (IORs)...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Politically connected: increasing the political competency of healthcare executives in health policy
    William Cass McCaughrin
    Department of Health Care Administration, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 22:67-83. 2005
    ..Thus, the article provides a teaching framework for health services management students about key intersections between management and policymaking...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...