Nir Menachemi

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Benefits and drawbacks of electronic health record systems
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care, Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 4:47-55. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Community benefits provided by religious, other nonprofit, and for-profit hospitals: a longitudinal analysis 2000-2009
    Alva O Ferdinand
    Alva O Ferdinand, Jd, MPH, is Doctoral Candidate, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham Josué Patien Epané, MBA, is Doctoral Candidate, Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham Nir Menachemi, PhD, MPH, is Professor and Doctoral Program Director, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham E mail
    Health Care Manage Rev 39:145-53. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Overstatement of results in the nutrition and obesity peer-reviewed literature
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health and Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:615-21. 2013
  4. doi request reprint A taxonomy of state public health preparedness units: an empirical examination of organizational structure
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:250-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Use of health information technology by children's hospitals in the United States
    Nir Menachemi
    aDepartment of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S80-4. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Influence of pay-for-performance programs on information technology use among child health providers: the devil is in the details
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S92-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in accredited and nonaccredited ambulatory surgical centers
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:546-51. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between local hospital IT capabilities and physician EMR adoption
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, UAB School of Public Health, Ryals 330, 1530 3rd Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Med Syst 33:329-35. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The role of information technology usage in physician practice satisfaction
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:364-71. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physician satisfaction among electronic health record system users
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Heath Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Public Health, AL, USA
    J Healthc Qual 32:35-41. 2010

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Publications77

  1. pmc Benefits and drawbacks of electronic health record systems
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care, Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 4:47-55. 2011
    ..Overall, experts and policymakers believe that significant benefits to patients and society can be realized when EHRs are widely adopted and used in a "meaningful" way...
  2. doi request reprint Community benefits provided by religious, other nonprofit, and for-profit hospitals: a longitudinal analysis 2000-2009
    Alva O Ferdinand
    Alva O Ferdinand, Jd, MPH, is Doctoral Candidate, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham Josué Patien Epané, MBA, is Doctoral Candidate, Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham Nir Menachemi, PhD, MPH, is Professor and Doctoral Program Director, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham E mail
    Health Care Manage Rev 39:145-53. 2014
    ..However, NFPs are not a homogenous group and can include religious hospitals, community-owned hospitals, or academic medical centers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Overstatement of results in the nutrition and obesity peer-reviewed literature
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health and Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:615-21. 2013
    ..Scientific authors who overreach in presenting results can potentially, without intending to, distort the state of knowledge and inappropriately influence clinicians, decision makers, the media, and the public...
  4. doi request reprint A taxonomy of state public health preparedness units: an empirical examination of organizational structure
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:250-8. 2012
    ..This study empirically identifies a taxonomy of similarly structured SPHPUs and examines whether this structure is associated with state geographic, demographic, and threat-vulnerability characteristics...
  5. doi request reprint Use of health information technology by children's hospitals in the United States
    Nir Menachemi
    aDepartment of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S80-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the adoption of health information technology by children's hospitals and to document barriers and priorities as they relate to health information technology adoption...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of pay-for-performance programs on information technology use among child health providers: the devil is in the details
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S92-6. 2009
    ..This study explored how various pay-for-performance compensation methods are related to health information technology use...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in accredited and nonaccredited ambulatory surgical centers
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:546-51. 2008
    ..Quality outcomes in ASCs accredited by either the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) or The Joint Commission were compared with those of nonaccredited ASCs in Florida...
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between local hospital IT capabilities and physician EMR adoption
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, UAB School of Public Health, Ryals 330, 1530 3rd Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Med Syst 33:329-35. 2009
    ..Given this existing relationship between hospital IT capabilities and physician adoption patterns, federal policies designed to encourage this more directly will positively promote the proliferation of EMR systems...
  9. doi request reprint The role of information technology usage in physician practice satisfaction
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:364-71. 2009
    ..Despite the growing use of information technology (IT) in medical practices, little is known about the relationship between IT and physician satisfaction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of physician satisfaction among electronic health record system users
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Heath Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Public Health, AL, USA
    J Healthc Qual 32:35-41. 2010
    ..Lastly, several individual EHR functionalities were independently related to improved satisfaction...
  11. pmc The use of physician-patient email: a follow-up examination of adoption and best-practice adherence 2005-2008
    Nir Menachemi
    School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Med Internet Res 13:e23. 2011
    ..Physician-patient email use has been low; and previous data from Florida suggest that physicians who email with patients rarely implement best-practice guidelines designed to protect physicians and patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physician and practice characteristics associated with longitudinal increases in electronic health records adoption
    Nir Menachemi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Healthc Manag 56:183-97; discussion 197-8. 2011
    ..These results are important for physicians to consider in their potential adoption of EHRs and should also be considered by policymakers interested in promoting increased use of EHRs by physicians...
  13. ncbi request reprint Florida doctors seeing Medicaid patients show broad interest in federal incentives for adopting electronic health records
    Nir Menachemi
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1461-70. 2011
    ..In particular, the centers should focus on providing physicians with information about costs of electronic health record systems...
  14. doi request reprint Environmental factors and health information technology management strategy
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:275-85. 2011
    ..Previous studies have provided theoretical and empirical evidence that environmental forces influence hospital strategy...
  15. doi request reprint Market factors and electronic medical record adoption in medical practices
    Nir Menachemi
    Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 37:14-22. 2012
    ..Previous studies identified individual or practice factors that influence practice-based physicians' electronic medical record (EMR) adoption. Less is known about the market factors that influence physicians' EMR adoption...
  16. pmc A comparative study of quality outcomes in freestanding ambulatory surgery centers and hospital-based outpatient departments: 1997-2004
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Suite 3200, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1485-504. 2008
    ..To compare quality outcomes from surgical procedures performed at freestanding ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospital-based outpatient departments (HOPDs)...
  17. doi request reprint The influence of payer mix on electronic prescribing by physicians
    David W Au
    Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 36:95-101. 2011
    ..Limited studies have examined electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) adoption in physician office practices. Specifically, none have explored the influence of payer mix on e-prescribing adoption among physicians...
  18. doi request reprint Bypassing the local rural hospital for outpatient procedures
    Charles Saunders
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Rural Health 25:174-81. 2009
    ..To assess the amount of local rural hospital outpatient department (HOPD) bypass for outpatient procedures...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of payer mix on the adoption of information technologies by hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:102-10. 2007
    ..However, no known study has examined whether patient characteristics of those treated at a given hospital influences the decision to adopt IT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospital quality of care: does information technology matter? The relationship between information technology adoption and quality of care
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:51-9. 2008
    ..Hospitals have been slow to adopt information technology (IT) largely because of a lack of generalizable evidence of the value associated with such adoption...
  21. pmc Charting the use of electronic health records and other information technologies among child health providers
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Division of Health Affairs, and Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:21. 2006
    ..As such, the objective of this study is to examine the use of electronic health record (EHR) systems and other IT applications among pediatricians and other child health providers (CHPs) in Florida...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship between pediatric volume and information technology adoption in hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    Center for Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32312, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 16:146-52. 2007
    ..However, no study has examined whether patient characteristics of hospitals are related to the adoption of health IT. This study examines IT adoption in hospitals that care for either a large number or a large proportion of children...
  23. doi request reprint Market effects on electronic health record adoption by physicians
    Maziar Abdolrasulnia
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:243-52. 2008
    ..Current studies have examined organizational and personal barriers to adoption; however, the influence of market characteristics has not been studied...
  24. ncbi request reprint Examining the adoption of electronic health records and personal digital assistants by family physicians in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    Inform Prim Care 14:1-9. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The influence of payer mix on electronic health record adoption by physicians
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:111-8. 2007
    ..Numerous studies have examined the relationship between physician practice characteristics and electronic health record (EHR) adoption. Little is known about how payer mix influences physicians' decisions to implement EHR systems...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hospital adoption of information technologies and improved patient safety: a study of 98 hospitals in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    J Healthc Manag 52:398-409; discussion 410. 2007
    ..Adoption of IT is associated with desirable performance on many important measures of hospital patient safety. Hospital leaders and other decision makers who are examining IT systems should consider the impact of IT on patient safety...
  27. ncbi request reprint Information technologies in Florida's rural hospitals: does system affiliation matter?
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Rural Health 21:263-8. 2005
    ..Financial barriers may cause rural hospitals to lag in adoption of information technology, however, formal studies that examine rural hospital adoption of information technology are lacking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Payer mix and EHR adoption in hospitals
    Dong Yeong Shin
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Healthc Manag 57:435-48; discussion 449-50. 2012
    ..However, it is still uncertain whether the available incentives will offset the barriers many hospitals face in achieving meaningful use of EHRs...
  29. pmc Did copayment changes reduce health service utilization among CHIP enrollees? Evidence from Alabama
    Bisakha Sen
    Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, and Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1603-20. 2012
    ..To explore whether health care utilization changed among enrollees in Alabama's CHIP program, ALL Kids, following copayment increases at the beginning of fiscal year 2004...
  30. doi request reprint The impact of CHIP coverage on children with asthma in Alabama
    Nir Menachemi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:247-53. 2012
    ..8 vs 5.2 vs 4.4; P < .0001). As a result, significant declines in the mean costs per child were observed. Ongoing ALL Kids coverage is associated with improved disease-management and lower costs for persistent asthma...
  31. ncbi request reprint To outsource or not to outsource: Examining the effects of outsourcing IT functions on financial performance in hospitals
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:46-54. 2007
    ..Anecdotal evidence, based on case studies, suggests that outsourcing may be associated with significant cost savings. However, no generalizable evidence exists to support such assertions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health care CIOs: assessing their fit in the organizational hierarchy and their influence on information technology capability
    Darrell Burke
    Medical Informatics, College of Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32106 2100, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:167-72. 2006
    ..Further, regression analyses suggest that CIO tenure is associated with greater health care information technology adoption, whereas the reporting structure of the CIO is not. Management implications of the findings are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physicians who treat the elderly in rural Florida: trends indicating concerns regarding access to care
    Anne Gunderson
    Department of Geriatrics, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, USA
    J Rural Health 22:224-8. 2006
    ..Rural elderly patients are faced with numerous challenges in accessing care. Additional strains to access may be occurring given recent market pressures, which would have significant impact on this vulnerable population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Are we ready for terrorism? Emergency medical technicians' and paramedics' training and self-perceived competence since September 11
    Art Clawson
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 2:26-32. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that most emergency personnel are receiving terrorism-specific training, but gaps in competencies exist and require the attention of educators and policymakers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Best of breed strategies--hospital characteristics associated with organizational HIT strategy
    Darrell Burke
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 23:46-51. 2009
    ..These findings enable hospital leaders to compare strategies with their peers. Moreover, IT vendors can identify the types of hospitals that would most likely benefit from their products or services...
  36. doi request reprint Full implementation of computerized physician order entry and medication-related quality outcomes: a study of 3364 hospitals
    Feliciano B Yu
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s Health System, 1600 7th Avenue South, Information Technology, Suite 200 14, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:278-86. 2009
    ..Using a large sample of hospitals, our study found significant positive associations between specific objective quality indicators and CPOE implementation...
  37. ncbi request reprint The use of information technologies among rural and urban physicians in Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    J Med Syst 31:483-8. 2007
    ..While much of this variability can be explained by rural practice characteristics, these findings illustrate the need for further efforts to identify and alleviate barriers and encourage health IT adoption in rural areas...
  38. pmc Development and testing of a scale to assess physician attitudes about handheld computers with decision support
    Midge N Ray
    Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:567-72. 2006
    ..The authors developed and evaluated a rating scale, the Attitudes toward Handheld Decision Support Software Scale (H-DSS), to assess physician attitudes about handheld decision support systems...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adoption factors associated with patient safety-related information technology
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:39-44. 2004
    ..Other factors and implications are discussed as well...
  40. doi request reprint Underinsurance in children with special health care needs: the impact of definition on findings
    Julie K Preskitt
    Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, RPHB 330, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1478-87. 2013
    ..A definition that comprehensively identifies and describes underinsurance is vital to translating health insurance coverage expansion into benefit packages that meet complex health and service needs. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint EHR and other IT adoption among physicians: results of a large-scale statewide analysis
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 20:79-87. 2006
    ..Overall, large practice size, specialty practice, physician age and gender, and multi-specialty practice affiliation were significantly related to the use of many, but not all, of these IT applications in the ambulatory setting...
  42. doi request reprint Effectiveness of preventive dental visits in reducing nonpreventive dental visits and expenditures
    Bisakha Sen
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatrics 131:1107-13. 2013
    ..We used econometric techniques that minimize selection bias to assess the effectiveness of preventive dental care in reducing subsequent nonpreventive dental service utilization among children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Environmental market factors associated with physician career satisfaction
    Olena Mazurenko
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Healthc Manag 57:307-22; discussion 323-4. 2012
    ..76, 95% CI: 0.61 to 0.95) had lower odds of being satisfied. A better understanding of an organization's environment could assist healthcare managers in shaping their policies and strategies to increase physician satisfaction...
  44. doi request reprint Is there a relationship between physician and facility volumes of ambulatory procedures and patient outcomes?
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, and Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:354-69. 2008
    ..Further examinations of associations of outpatient physician and facility volumes and patient outcomes are suggested...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hospital patient safety levels among healthcare's "most wired" institutions
    Feliciano Yu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine and Medical Imformaticist, Children s Hospital of Alabama, USA
    J Healthc Qual 32:16-23. 2010
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Quality of care differs by patient characteristics: outcome disparities after ambulatory surgical procedures
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahasse, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:395-401. 2007
    ..Thus, many of the racial and gender disparities in the inpatient surgical literature are also observed in the ambulatory setting. More research is needed to determine the source of these disparities...
  47. doi request reprint EHR adoption among doctors who treat the elderly
    Valerie A Yeager
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:1103-7. 2010
    ....
  48. pmc Physicians' use of email with patients: factors influencing electronic communication and adherence to best practices
    Robert G Brooks
    Florida State University, College of Medicine, Division of Health Affairs, 1115 W Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e2. 2006
    ..Yet, despite evidence of increased interest by patients, e-mail use by physicians for clinical care has been slow...
  49. ncbi request reprint Continuing decline in service delivery for family physicians: is the malpractice crisis playing a role?
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:39-45. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to monitor trends in the reduction and elimination of services offered by family physicians. In addition, we examined whether the malpractice situation may be influencing these trends...
  50. ncbi request reprint Patient safety-related information technology utilization in urban and rural hospitals
    Robert G Brooks
    Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    J Med Syst 29:103-9. 2005
    ..These findings are valuable for those interested in the current status of hospital PSIT and set the stage for further studies relating these applications to clinical outcomes in urban and rural hospitals...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hospital financial performance: does IT governance make a difference?
    Darrell Burke
    Medical Informatics, College of Information, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32106 2100, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 27:71-8. 2008
    ..Reporting to the chief financial officer brings positive outcomes; reporting to the chief executive officer has a mixed financial result; and reporting to the chief operating officer was not associated with discernible financial impact...
  52. ncbi request reprint Incomplete EHR adoption: late uptake of patient safety and cost control functions
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Med Qual 22:319-26. 2007
    ..Overall, many physicians are only partially adopting EHR technologies, suggesting that published adoption rates may be exaggerating the true rate of diffusion...
  53. ncbi request reprint Public health at center stage: new roles, old props
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University FSU College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:911-22. 2006
    ..Although the public health system has both traditional and newly defined roles to play, resources, as measured by per capita spending and workforce availability, have not kept pace...
  54. ncbi request reprint Barriers to ambulatory EHR: who are 'imminent adopters' and how do they differ from other physicians?
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Inform Prim Care 14:101-8. 2006
    ..Chi-square analysis and logistic regression models were used to identify trends among imminent adopters and to compare barriers among respondents in each of the adoption categories above...
  55. pmc Misuse of odds ratios in obesity literature: an empirical analysis of published studies
    Gabriel S Tajeu
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1726-31. 2012
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Co-payments and the use of emergency department services in the children's health insurance program
    David J Becker
    1University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:514-30. 2013
    ..Our study suggests that the modest co-payment changes were not effective in improving the efficiency of ED utilization...
  57. ncbi request reprint Roles of local public health agencies within the state public health system
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:232-41. 2006
    ..In this study we assessed the structure and function of local and district health agencies throughout the United States. We compared these findings with those from a previous national assessment done a decade earlier...
  58. pmc A state-based analysis of public health preparedness programs in the United States
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W Call St, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:737-45. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Are community health centers prepared for bioterrorism?
    Art Clawson
    Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:55-63. 2006
    ..Policy and practice recommendations are included to more fully develop CHCs as a resource...
  60. ncbi request reprint Managed care penetration and other factors affecting computerized physician order entry in the ambulatory setting
    Nir Menachemi
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:738-44. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Rural physicians' attitudes toward the elderly: evidence of ageism?
    Anne Gunderson
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 14:167-76. 2005
    ..The trends identified are important because they may directly influence the quality of care that this population receives...
  62. doi request reprint Continuity of insurance coverage and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations/ED visits: evidence from the children's health insurance program
    David J Becker
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:963-73. 2011
    ..To assess the effects of continuity of insurance coverage on treatment of ambulatory-care sensitive conditions (ACSC). Study Population: 42,382 children enrolled in ALL Kids (Alabama Children's Health Insurance Program) for 3 or more years...
  63. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the adoption of telemedicine--a multiple adopter perspective
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 2100, USA
    J Med Syst 28:617-32. 2004
    ..A discussion of the implications is included...
  64. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer knowledge and attitudes toward mammography as predictors of breast cancer preventive behavior in Kazakh, Korean, and Russian women in Kazakhstan
    Askar Chukmaitov
    Division of Health Affairs, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Int J Public Health 53:123-30. 2008
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Investigating response bias in an information technology survey of physicians
    Nir Menachemi
    College of Medicine, Florida State University, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA
    J Med Syst 30:277-82. 2006
    ..Overall, response bias was not detected using established methodologies in this mailed survey of physician EHR use. Similar surveys of physicians, even with a lower than expected response rate, may still be valid...
  66. ncbi request reprint The relationship between computerized physician order entry and pediatric adverse drug events: a nested matched case-control study
    Feliciano Yu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:751-5. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we found significant beneficial associations between reportable ADE and CPOE adoption in a representative sample of pediatric hospitals...
  67. ncbi request reprint How well does diagnosis-based risk-adjustment work for comparing ambulatory clinical outcomes?
    Askar S Chukmaitov
    Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Suite 3200 C, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 12:420-33. 2009
    ..We also recommend using risk-adjustment with all available diagnoses...
  68. ncbi request reprint Hospital information technology and positive financial performance: a different approach to finding an ROI
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:40-58; discussion 58-9. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Proliferation of electronic health records among obstetrician-gynecologists
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32312, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 15:150-6. 2006
    ..To examine the current use of electronic health records (EHRs) and their key subfunctions among obstetrician-gynecologists and compare this trend with other doctors...
  70. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of medical errors by internal medicine residents: development and validation of a new scale
    Nir Menachemi
    Florida State University, College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 14:144-54. 2005
    ..Results indicated that 13.9% of the variation in the perceived cost of medical errors and 17.1% of the variation in the perceived need for additional physician education was explained by the factor structure...
  71. ncbi request reprint The changing face of access to family physician services in rural Florida
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University, 1269 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Fam Med 37:54-8. 2005
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  72. pmc Structure and functions of state public health agencies
    Leslie M Beitsch
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W Call St, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:167-72. 2006
    ..We assessed the structure and functions of state health departments throughout the United States and compared our findings with those from a previous national assessment conducted in 1990...
  73. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of hospitals that outsource information system functions
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Florida State University College of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 19:63-9. 2005
    ..However, having a physician in a senior level IT position did seem to correlate. Lastly, the data indicate that a hospital's profit status is not generally related to IS outsourcing...
  74. ncbi request reprint Reviewing the benefits and costs of electronic health records and associated patient safety technologies
    Nir Menachemi
    Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FSU College of Medicine, USA
    J Med Syst 30:159-68. 2006
    ..This trend suggests the early stage of this knowledge base. Additional research utilizing broader perspectives and multidisciplinary techniques will be needed before a better understanding of ROI from health IT is achieved...
  75. ncbi request reprint Impact of the medical professional liability insurance crisis on access to care in Florida
    Robert G Brooks
    Division of Health Affairs, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306 4300, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2217-22. 2004
    ..Almost half of the US states face serious problems with professional liability insurance (PLI). Despite this, little is known about how this crisis is affecting access to care, particularly in rural areas...
  76. doi request reprint The nature of the public health emergency preparedness literature 2000-2008: a quantitative analysis
    Valerie A Yeager
    Department of Healthcare Organization and Policy and the South Central Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:441-9. 2010
    ..This study characterizes the nature, size, and knowledge gaps of the public health emergency preparedness (PHEP) literature...
  77. doi request reprint Governance's role in local health departments' information system and technology usage
    Joshua R Vest
    Health Policy and Management, Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:160-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, understanding how LHDs' governance facilitates or inhibits the adoption and use of such IS and IT tools is critical...