Patricia H Parkerton
Affiliation: University of California
- Effect of part-time practice on patient outcomesPatricia H Parkerton
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Box 91772, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:717-24. 2003..Primary care physicians are spending fewer hours in direct patient care, yet it is not known whether reduced hours are associated with differences in patient outcomes...
- Physician performance assessment: nonequivalence of primary care measuresPatricia H Parkerton
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
Med Care 41:1034-47. 2003..This article explores the appropriateness of selected Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures, developed to assess health plans, to assess individual physician performance...
- Primary care practice coordination versus physician continuityPatricia H Parkerton
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Fam Med 36:15-21. 2004..This study assesses the influence of primary care continuity--both clinician and system--on patient outcomes. We consider the presumed benefits of physician continuity and practice coordination within a multi-specialty group...
- Measuring the quality of colorectal cancer screening: the importance of follow-upDavid A Etzioni
Department of General Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90403, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 49:1002-10. 2006..However, 41 percent of patients with positive fecal occult blood tests failed to receive follow-up testing. Efforts to measure the quality of colorectal cancer screening programs should focus on the entire diagnostic process...
- Primary care practice and facility quality orientation: influence on breast and cervical cancer screening ratesCaroline Lubick Goldzweig
Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard 111 G, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:265-72. 2004..Despite the importance of early cancer detection, variation in screening rates among physicians is high. Insights into factors influencing variation can guide efforts to decrease variation and increase screening rates...
- Internal medicine work hours: trends, associations, and implications for the futureLori M Shiotani
UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
Am J Med 121:80-5. 2008
- Primary care practice organization influences colorectal cancer screening performanceElizabeth M Yano
VA Greater Los Angeles HSR and D Center of Excellence, Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center, Sepulveda, CA 91343, USA
Health Serv Res 42:1130-49. 2007..To identify primary care practice characteristics associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) screening performance, controlling for patient-level factors...
- Care delivery challenges for nursingMartha J Price
Group Health Cooperativ, Seattle, WA, USA
Am J Nurs 107:60-4; quiz 64. 2007