group practice

Summary

Summary: Any group of three or more full-time physicians organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of health care services, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
  2. pmc Organizational culture and physician satisfaction with dimensions of group practice
    James L Zazzali
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1150-76. 2007
  3. pmc Spending differences associated with the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration
    Carrie H Colla
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 35 Centerra Pkwy, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    JAMA 308:1015-23. 2012
  4. ncbi An evaluation of Midwifery Group Practice. Part II: women's satisfaction
    Jennifer Fereday
    Women s and Children s Hospital, CYWHS, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Women Birth 22:11-6. 2009
  5. ncbi Assessment of dabigatran utilization and prescribing patterns for atrial fibrillation in a physician group practice setting
    Blake Carley
    Clinical Pharmacy Services Department of Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:650-4. 2014
  6. ncbi Complications of cervical spine manipulation therapy: 5-year retrospective study in a single-group practice
    David G Malone
    Oklahoma Spine and Brain Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 13:ecp1. 2002
  7. ncbi GPs working in solo practice: obstacles and motivations for working in a group? A qualitative study
    Jean Marc Feron
    Centre Universitaire de Medecine Generale, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier 5360, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Fam Pract 20:167-72. 2003
  8. ncbi Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008
  9. ncbi The effects of medical group practice organizational factors on physicians' use of resources
    J E Kralewski
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    J Healthc Manag 44:167-82; discussion 182-3. 1999
  10. pmc Medicare physician group practice demonstration design: quality and efficiency pay-for-performance
    John Kautter
    RTI International, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:15-29. 2007

Detail Information

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  1. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..Case studies are provided describing how components of the chronic care model have been implemented in the primary care practices of 4 health care organizations...
  2. pmc Organizational culture and physician satisfaction with dimensions of group practice
    James L Zazzali
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1150-76. 2007
    ..To assess the extent to which the organizational culture of physician group practices is associated with individual physician satisfaction with the managerial and organizational capabilities of the groups...
  3. pmc Spending differences associated with the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration
    Carrie H Colla
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 35 Centerra Pkwy, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    JAMA 308:1015-23. 2012
    ..The ACOs resemble an earlier pilot, the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration (PGPD), in which participating physician groups received bonus payments if they achieved lower ..
  4. ncbi An evaluation of Midwifery Group Practice. Part II: women's satisfaction
    Jennifer Fereday
    Women s and Children s Hospital, CYWHS, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Women Birth 22:11-6. 2009
    Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) is a continuity of midwifery care model for women of all levels of pregnancy risk available at a tertiary metropolitan hospital in Australia...
  5. ncbi Assessment of dabigatran utilization and prescribing patterns for atrial fibrillation in a physician group practice setting
    Blake Carley
    Clinical Pharmacy Services Department of Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:650-4. 2014
    ..We sought to evaluate utilization and prescribing patterns of dabigatran in a physician group practice setting...
  6. ncbi Complications of cervical spine manipulation therapy: 5-year retrospective study in a single-group practice
    David G Malone
    Oklahoma Spine and Brain Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 13:ecp1. 2002
    ..A second objective was to estimate the regional incidence of these complications and to compare it with the very low incidences reported in the literature...
  7. ncbi GPs working in solo practice: obstacles and motivations for working in a group? A qualitative study
    Jean Marc Feron
    Centre Universitaire de Medecine Generale, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier 5360, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Fam Pract 20:167-72. 2003
    Our aim was to analyse the obstacles and eventual motivations of solo GPs for working in group practice.
  8. ncbi Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physicians
    Catherine M DesRoches
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:50-60. 2008
    ..This study assessed physicians' adoption of outpatient electronic health records, their satisfaction with such systems, the perceived effect of the systems on the quality of care, and the perceived barriers to adoption...
  9. ncbi The effects of medical group practice organizational factors on physicians' use of resources
    J E Kralewski
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    J Healthc Manag 44:167-82; discussion 182-3. 1999
    ..much more than one would expect in this highly competitive managed care environment; (2) the culture of the group practice appears to be more important than organizational structure in determining resource use for the treatment of ..
  10. pmc Medicare physician group practice demonstration design: quality and efficiency pay-for-performance
    John Kautter
    RTI International, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Health Care Financ Rev 29:15-29. 2007
    The Medicare Physician Group Practice (PGP) demonstration is Medicare's first physician pay-for-performance (P4P) initiative...
  11. ncbi An evaluation of the satisfaction of midwives' working in midwifery group practice
    Carmel T Collins
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Child Nutrition Research Centre, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, and Discipline of Paediatrics, Flinders Medical Centre, The University of Adelaide, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Midwifery 26:435-41. 2010
    to examine changes in midwives' attitudes to their professional role following the introduction of midwifery group practice (MGP) (a caseload model of midwifery continuity of care provided to women of all risk levels) and to explore ..
  12. ncbi Patient perceptions of service quality in group versus solo practice clinics
    Herng Ching Lin
    Taipei Medical University, School of Health Care Administration, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:437-45. 2004
    ..To compare patient perceptions of service quality at solo and group practices, and to examine the association of perceptions with 'potential patient loyalty' (PPL), the potential for seeking future service from the same clinic...
  13. ncbi Saying 'goodbye' to single-handed practices; what do patients and staff lose or gain?
    Pieter van den Hombergh
    Centre for Quality in Care Research WOK, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 22:20-7. 2005
    ..An explorative, cross sectional survey was conducted in 766 general practices in The Netherlands comparing single-handed practices with group practices...
  14. pmc The impact of health plan delivery system organization on clinical quality and patient satisfaction
    Robin R Gillies
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1181-99. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi Paying for quality improvement: compliance with tobacco cessation guidelines
    Gail Amundson
    Quality and Utilization Improvement, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:59-65. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi Performance measurement in the small office practice: challenges and potential solutions
    Bruce E Landon
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:353-7. 2008
    ..Because a high proportion of U.S. physicians practice in small settings, programs and policies based on physician performance measurement should incorporate features that facilitate the inclusion of these physicians...
  17. pmc Practice size: impact on consultation length, workload, and patient assessment of care
    J L Campbell
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy's, King's and St Thomas's School of Medicine, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 5SP
    Br J Gen Pract 51:644-50. 2001
    ..An oversimplistic approach that fails to account for the views of patients as well as health professionals is likely to be disadvantageous to service planning...
  18. ncbi Functional disability screening of ambulatory patients: a randomized controlled trial in a hospital-based group practice
    D R Calkins
    Division of General Internal Medicine, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA 02215
    J Gen Intern Med 9:590-2. 1994
    ..a randomized controlled trial of functional disability screening in a hospital-based internal medicine group practice. They assigned 60 physicians and 497 of their patients to either an experimental or a control group...
  19. ncbi Clinician attitudes towards prescribing and implications for interventions in a multi-specialty group practice
    Robert J Fortuna
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:969-73. 2008
    ..Although numerous factors influence prescribing, resources to support unbiased evidence-based prescribing are not widely available...
  20. ncbi Osteoporosis: evaluation of screening patterns in a primary-care group practice
    Kenneth Cohen
    New West Physicians, Golden, CO 80401, USA
    J Clin Densitom 11:498-502. 2008
    ..screening rates in a random sample of women, aged 66 yr or older, in a large multisite primary-care group practice. The study was conducted in a primary-care group practice serving over 180,000 patients in the Denver ..
  21. ncbi Benefits of and barriers to large medical group practice in the United States
    Lawrence P Casalino
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1958-64. 2003
    ..However, information is lacking on recent trends in group size and the benefits of and barriers to group practice.
  22. ncbi The response of physician groups to P4P incentives
    Ateev Mehrotra
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:249-55. 2007
    ..To assess the scope and magnitude of pay-for-performance (P4P) incentives among physician groups and to examine whether such incentives are associated with quality improvement initiatives...
  23. ncbi Consolidation of medical groups into physician practice management organizations
    J C Robinson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    JAMA 279:144-9. 1998
    ..These physician organizations provide an alternative to affiliation with a hospital system and to individual physician contracting with health plans...
  24. ncbi Managing a work-life balance: the experiences of midwives working in a group practice setting
    Jennifer Fereday
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery Research and Practice Development, Children, Youth and Women s Health Service, Level 2 Samuel Way Building, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Midwifery 26:311-8. 2010
    ..To explore how a group of midwives achieved a work-life balance working within a caseload model of care with flexible work hours and on-call work...
  25. ncbi Effect of physician-specific pay-for-performance incentives in a large group practice
    Sukyung Chung
    Research Institute, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e35-42. 2010
    To assess the effect of a physician-specific pay-for-performance program on quality-of-care measures in a large group practice.
  26. ncbi Variation in MRI/CT utilization among FAMILY physicians and general internists in a multi-specialty group practice
    Glen R Couchman
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Scott, Sherwood, USA
    Med Sci Monit 11:MT19-25. 2005
    The objective of this study was to examine variations in MRI/CT utilization between family physicians (FPs) and general internists (IMs) within a multi-specialty group practice.
  27. ncbi Gender-related differences in general practice preferences: longitudinal evidence from the Netherlands 1982-2001
    Tanja Mayorova
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 72:73-80. 2005
    ..Preference of becoming a GP has significantly decreased among men. GPs prefer group practice more than solo practice. Female doctors were more likely to prefer a small practice and to associate...
  28. ncbi Diving into white lightning. Health behaviors in group practices
    Edward J O'Connor
    Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Colorado Denver, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:22-4. 2002
  29. ncbi Medical groups collaborate on P4P pilot. Program was several years in the making, could include thousands of docs
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 36:32. 2006
  30. ncbi What works: document management. A giant step forward
    Karen Bizzell
    Capitol ENT, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Health Manag Technol 23:56-8. 2002
    ..A specialty practice goes entirely paperless by combining electronic document management technology with its existing EMR...
  31. ncbi Don't be demoralized ... analyze. Examine revenue to improve your health plan contracting efforts
    Patrick Curran
    Physician Resource Northwest LLC, Portland, Ore, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:40-3. 2002
  32. ncbi Physician office productivity improvement through operations analysis and process redesign
    Eugene L McCarthy
    Partner HealthCARE Management Consulting, LLC, Reading, Massachusetts, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 25:37-52. 2002
    ..An actual case study of a "hospital system-owned" primary care physician group practice is presented...
  33. ncbi Get data, share info. Administrators explain how they use numbers to educate physicians, improve practice performance
    Robert Redling
    MGMA Connex 3:40-5. 2003
    ..Extracting key information from management systems, accounting software and other sources to keep doctors informed about the practice's financial performance poses an ongoing challenge...
  34. ncbi Lessons learned from another profession. What those in other fields can teach us about our jobs
    Larrie W Dawkins
    Wake Forest University Physicians, Winston Salem, N C, USA
    MGMA Connex 3:5. 2003
  35. ncbi Boom, boom, boom. Who has the loudest bang and the most bucks?
    David N Gans
    MGMA Connex 2:25-6. 2002
  36. ncbi Buckling down to business. Seven key indicator reports for medical practices
    Olga Quintana
    Department of Accounting, University of Miami, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:54-8. 2002
    ..budgeted net balance per provider. This article describes how to obtain these vital data...
  37. ncbi Quest for knowledge. Is clinical research right for your practice?
    Patricia Seymour
    KSRS Inc, Cumberland, R I, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:70-4. 2002
    ..Ten considerations medical groups should ponder before they agree to participate in clinical research. Staff time, patient well-being, and data integrity top the list of concerns...
  38. ncbi Put your best nurse forward. Operational enhancement opportunities for nursing support staff
    Rick E Weymier
    VHA Inc, Irving, Texas, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:76-8. 2002
    ..With the nurse in mind, this article offers ideas for controlling costs, improving operational efficiency, and increasing revenue...
  39. ncbi Be sure to cover your REER: leader-manager models in health care integration of theory and practice
    Michael E D'Eramo
    MaternOhio Management Inc LNC, Columbus, USA
    MGMA Connex 4:46-51, 1. 2004
    ..A vision for the business requires a broad spectrum of tools to succeed: integrity, persistence, energy, insight into people and the instinct to know when to focus on revenue and when to allocate for risk...
  40. ncbi Saving primary care
    David B Reuben
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Medicine Division of Geriatrics, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1687, USA
    Am J Med 120:99-102. 2007
  41. ncbi I think I scan. Case study: implementing the computerized patient record--not an EMR
    Susan R Miller
    MGMA Connex 3:46-9, 1. 2003
    ..How a primary care practice moved from paper charts to computerized medical records and improved efficiency, saved money and boosted the satisfaction of the staff...
  42. ncbi Physician mentoring: a process to maximize the success of new physicians and enhance synchronization of the group
    W Robert Wright
    J Med Pract Manage 18:133-7. 2002
    ..In a medical group practice, physicians are the key to ensuring that the culture is grounded on a set of values and principles that ..
  43. ncbi Secret weapons for a successful practice
    Berkeley Rice
    Med Econ 82:95-105. 2005
  44. ncbi Join the crowd. Moving from rugged individualists to collaborating group members
    Karen E Palatchi
    Cranley Surgical Associates Inc, Cincinnati, USA
    MGMA Connex 3:42-7, 1. 2003
    ..They and their boards must re-examine their governance roles and responsibilities. Today, physician followers play as important a role as the peers who lead them...
  45. ncbi Physician compensation: finding the right plan for your group
    H Alex Hunter
    JHD Group, USA
    J Oncol Manag 12:7-11. 2003
  46. ncbi Physician practice management. Sustainable solutions for practice profitability
    Frank Rhie
    Alteer Corp, Irvine, Calif, USA
    Health Manag Technol 25:28-30. 2004
    Too often, IT solutions for group practices generate, at best, a quick fix. Forward-thinking group practice managers will evaluate technology for its capacity to enhance long-term profitability.
  47. ncbi The electronic medical record in multi-site family practice. Part II: The implementation phase
    Douglas Blair
    Mount Carmel Physician Information Systems, 4401 Hilton Corporate Drive, Columbus, OH 43232, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 19:131-6. 2003
    ..This includes an explanation of hardware and software components, the method of creating the EMR, the benefits, pitfalls, and the impact on the practices...
  48. ncbi Eight to the bar. Success factors affect operations, strategy
    Rosanne P Russell
    Healthcare Services, Thompson Dunavant PLC, Memphis, Tenn, USA
    MGMA Connex 4:30-3. 2004
  49. ncbi Transforming group practice governance
    Robert C Bohlmann
    MGMA Connex 5:40-4, 1. 2005
    Disruptions in the governance of a group practice can throw the organization into turmoil or paralyze its direction. Three case studies demonstrate how dysfunctional medical groups got back on track.
  50. ncbi What are these doctors doing right?
    Robert Lowes
    Med Econ 82:50-2, 54, 57-8. 2005
  51. ncbi Organizing your practice for success: vision setting, decision making, governance, and communications
    Will Latham
    Latham Consulting Group, 3600 Castellaine Drive, Charlotte, NC 28226, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 19:235-8. 2004
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  52. ncbi Quo vadis? Practice management--are you going where you want?
    David N Gans
    MGMA Connex 4:24-5. 2004
  53. ncbi Ockham's razor cuts confusion surrounding management
    David N Gans
    MGMA Connex 4:24-7. 2004
  54. ncbi Assessing the influence of incentives on physicians and medical groups
    Robert Town
    University of Minnesota, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:80S-118S. 2004
    ..Finally, the dynamics of incentive change are considered, with a focus on describing the conditions under which physicians and physician organizations respond to incentive changes...
  55. ncbi An empirical assessment of high-performing medical groups: results from a national study
    Stephen M Shortell
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:407-34. 2005
    ..The findings hold a number of important implications for policy and practice, and the framework presented provides a foundation for future research...
  56. ncbi Should you outsource your transcription?
    Martha Adkins
    Thompson Family Medical Center PC, Chatham, VA, USA
    MGMA Connex 3:17-9. 2003
  57. ncbi IS/IT the prescription to enable medical group practices attain their goals
    Nilmini Wickramasinghe
    Computer and Information Science, James J Nance College of Business Administration, Cleveland State University 1860 East 18th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114 3610, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 6:75-86. 2003
    ..The repercussions of the large investments in IS/IT on the health care sector in general and on the medical group practice in particular, although clearly of importance, are also largely ignored by the literature...
  58. ncbi Physician practice management. What works. A one-two punch
    David E Wertheimer
    Heart and Family Health Institute Port St Lucie, Fla, USA
    Health Manag Technol 26:14, 16. 2005
    ..Growing multispecialty practice implements a new practice management/EMR system, reducing costs and diverting resources to new revenue-generating activities...
  59. ncbi Revenue cycle management--Part I
    Rick E Weymier
    Physician Exec 29:43-5. 2003
  60. ncbi Avoiding manager paralysis. A case for annual benchmarking
    April Anderson
    MGMA Connex 3:21-2. 2003
  61. ncbi It's there if you look. Get value out of technology to improve operations
    Rosemarie Nelson
    MGMA Connex 3:46-9, 1. 2003
    ..Is your group missing out on practice-management system functions critical to efficient operations and reduced overhead? Most practices don't maximize the capabilities of their office systems, hampering operational efficiency...
  62. ncbi On your mark. Benchmark reporting is key to practice improvement
    Gary L Lewins
    Cejka and Co, Atlanta, USA
    MGMA Connex 3:50-3, 1. 2003
    ..A best-practices benchmark process is a powerful tool to accomplish improvement goals. This article presents an operational benchmark analysis and action plan to help you set performance parameters in your organization...
  63. ncbi Hire a pharmacist?
    Gail Garfinkel Weiss
    Med Econ 80:23-6. 2003
  64. ncbi How to make the CBO model work for you
    Tom Hajny
    Accelerated Receivables Management, 1400 Renaissance Drive, Suite 400, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 20:30-1. 2004
  65. ncbi How the clinical customization of an EMR means good business: a case study of Queen City Physicians
    Pam Coyle-Toerner
    Health Systems, 5501 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27511, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 19:27-31. 2003
    ..The authors share steps taken and lessons learned that can ensure success for any small to medium practice, from vendor/system selection to go-live. The financial feasibility of EMR systems is also discussed...
  66. ncbi Electronic medical records in solo/small groups: a qualitative study of physician user types
    Robert H Miller
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:658-62. 2004
    ..There is growing recognition that physician use of electronic medical records (EMRs) is critical for improving quality of care in outpatient settings...
  67. ncbi Disruptive business models and the small or rural radiology practice
    Geoffrey G Smith
    Casper Medical Imaging, PC, 419 South Washington Street, Suite 101, Casper, WY 82601, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:514-5. 2007
  68. ncbi The impact of managed care and practice size on primary care physicians' perceived ability to refer
    Tom Xu
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Health Services Research and Management, Lubbock, Texas 79430, USA
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:143-50. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi How your productivity is measured
    Robert Lowes
    Med Econ 84:24-6, 28, 30 passim. 2007
  70. ncbi If the nation's in recession, then so is your practice
    Sara M Larch
    University Physicians Inc, Baltimore, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:5. 2002
  71. ncbi Navigating uncertain waters. Strength of culture, other factors help successful groups stay the course
    Steve Messinger
    MedTactics, Arlington, VA, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:36-9. 2002
  72. ncbi The benefits of a practice-managed Web site
    James Judd
    MGMA Connex 2:25-6. 2002
  73. ncbi How good are the internal controls in your group practice? Ten questions to contemplate
    Barbara J Grant
    Gates, Moore and Company, 3340 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30326, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 17:291-4. 2002
    ..How good are the internal controls in your group practice? This article identifies ten questions you should use to evaluate your risk of asset misappropriation.
  74. ncbi Factors influencing physician use of clinical electronic information technologies after adoption by their medical group practices
    John E Kralewski
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 33:361-7. 2008
    ..A major factor limiting efficiency and quality gains from clinical information technologies is the lack of full use by the clinicians...
  75. ncbi Hospitals will underwrite EMRs for associated physician groups. Hospitals will increasingly leverage the combination of stark relaxations and ASP technology to bring physician groups EMRs
    David Raths
    Healthc Inform 25:50, 52. 2008
  76. ncbi 'It's the denominator, stupid'
    David N Gans
    MGMA Connex 2:20-1. 2002
  77. ncbi Physician practice management companies: a failed concept
    Stephen Kraft
    Washington University Olin School of Business, USA
    Physician Exec 28:54-7. 2002
    ..Understand the market. Understand the business. If you, as a buyer, seller or partner cannot clearly understand how a transaction creates value that you can capture, walk away...
  78. ncbi EMRS cost too much? This group says no way!
    Ken Terry
    Med Econ 79:34-9. 2002
  79. ncbi Multispecialty physician practices: fixed and variable costs, and economies of scale
    Thomas P Weil
    Health and Hospital Services, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 25:70-7. 2002
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  80. ncbi Stretch, substitute, rotate. Be innovative in giving patients access to your services
    Donna Knapp
    Pulmonary Medicine Associates, Reno, Nev, USA
    MGMA Connex 7:5-6. 2007
  81. ncbi Relative value units and productivity: Part 2 of 4
    Kathryn P Glass
    MGMA Center for Research, 104 Inverness Terrace East, Englewood, CO 80112, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 17:285-90. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi Six months to improved cash flow and productivity. A physician practice case study
    Michael Schaffer
    Hayes Management Consulting Inc, Newton Center, Mass, USA
    MGMA Connex 2:56-60. 2002
  83. ncbi Ducks in a row. Aligning incentives to improve profitability
    Matt Baker
    MGMA Connex 2:44-7. 2002
  84. ncbi Two practices, one solution. One IT finance solution solved the problem of managing payer contracts for two very different physician practices
    Daphne Lawrence
    Healthc Inform 24:12-3, 45. 2007
  85. ncbi Team-care approach catching on
    Bob Carlson
    Manag Care 11:50-1. 2002
  86. pmc Managed care, time pressure, and physician job satisfaction: results from the physician worklife study
    M Linzer
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53705, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:441-50. 2000
    ..Small and large group practice and academic physicians had higher global job satisfaction scores than HMO physicians (P <...
  87. ncbi Preparing residents for managed care practice using an experience-based curriculum
    A G Gomez
    UCLA School of Medicine, Sepulveda Veterans Health Administration Medical Center, CA 91343, USA
    Acad Med 72:959-65. 1997
    ..gradual yet enforced introduction of managed care activities that occurred for this program's faculty and most group practice physicians in California...
  88. ncbi Opinions and practices of clinicians associated with continuation of exclusive breastfeeding
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e283-90. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, little information is available on how clinicians and health care organizations can best promote continuation of exclusive breastfeeding...
  89. pmc Use of and interest in alternative therapies among adult primary care clinicians and adult members in a large health maintenance organization
    N P Gordon
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Northern California Region, Oakland, USA
    West J Med 169:153-61. 1998
    ..obstetrics-gynecology physicians and nurse practitioners, and adult members of a large northern California group practice model health maintenance organization (HMO) were surveyed by mail to assess the use of alternative therapies ..
  90. ncbi Improving growth of very low birth weight infants in the first 28 days
    Barry T Bloom
    Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas 67214 4976, USA
    Pediatrics 112:8-14. 2003
    ..To increase weight gain in the first 28 days after birth for very low birth weight (VLBW) infants by isolating and sharing meaningful process differences between high- and low-weight-gain centers within a neonatal network...
  91. ncbi Evaluation of a simple office-based strategy for increasing influenza vaccine administration and the effect of differing reimbursement plans on the patient acceptance rate
    P A Merkel
    Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Gen Intern Med 9:679-83. 1994
    ..SETTING: A group practice with two separate offices: a fee-for-service (FFS) office, where the patients pay the cost of immunizations, ..
  92. ncbi Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visits
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e405-11. 2004
    ..Little is known, however, about the counseling provided during these visits and how mothers and their clinicians perceive breastfeeding counseling...
  93. ncbi Primary care physicians' satisfaction with quality of care in California capitated medical groups
    E A Kerr
    Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 278:308-12. 1997
    ..001 for all comparisons). Being in a medical group practice (vs an independent practice association) and having a larger percentage of capitated patients were ..
  94. ncbi Health care utilization and outcomes among persons with rheumatoid arthritis in fee-for-service and prepaid group practice settings
    E H Yelin
    Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
    JAMA 276:1048-53. 1996
    To compare health care utilization and outcomes over an 11-year period among persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in fee-for-service and prepaid group practice settings.
  95. ncbi Clinical impact of a pharmacist-managed diabetes mellitus drug therapy management service
    Amie D McCord
    From the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:248-53. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of clinical pharmacist interventions, including drug therapy management, on outcomes relevant to diabetes mellitus...
  96. pmc Mortality, symptoms, and functional impairment in late-life depression
    C M Callahan
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Richard L. Roudebush VAMC and the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202-2859, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:746-52. 1998
    ..DESIGN: Prospective cohort study conducted from 1990 through 1996. SETTING: Urban academic primary care group practice. PATIENTS: A cohort of 3,767 patients aged 60 years and older screened for depressive symptoms during routine ..
  97. ncbi Group practice strategies to manage pharmaceutical cost in an HMO network
    K A Galt
    Center for Practice Improvement and Outcomes Research, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    Am J Manag Care 7:1081-90. 2001
    ....
  98. pmc Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: evidence for a prothrombotic state
    S R Kahn
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 157:673-81. 1997
    ..To determine whether patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) have prothrombotic changes compared with patients in sinus rhythm...
  99. pmc No exit? The effect of health status on dissatisfaction and disenrollment from health plans
    M Schlesinger
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Serv Res 34:547-76. 1999
    ..To examine the implications of serious and chronic health problems on the willingness of enrollees to switch health plans if they are dissatisfied with their current arrangements...
  100. ncbi Attitudes and knowledge about pain: an assessment of West Virginia family physicians
    Charles D Ponte
    Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, West Virginia University, Morgantown 26506 9520, USA
    Fam Med 37:477-80. 2005
    ..This study's objective was to determine the attitudes/beliefs and knowledge of West Virginia's family physicians regarding evaluation and treatment of patients with pain...
  101. ncbi Pediatricians' attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding clinical practice guidelines: a national survey
    G Flores
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Bsoton University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 105:496-501. 2000
    ....

Research Grants62

  1. Transition of Primary Care Medical Group Practices to the Next Generation
    John Kralewski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to providing a unique opportunity to study an extensive transformation of medical group practice care systems that likely portend the future for all medical practices, these two clinics are unique in that ..
  2. Physician Uncertainty Reduction for Hypertension Control
    David J Hyman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The 10 participating clinics represent a large, multi-site private group practice and a 3ublic health care system...
  3. Computerized Assessment by Remote Examiner System (CARES)
    JAMES P O'HALLORAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Remote locations broadly include clinical evaluation units at hospitals, managed care facilities, group practice sites, nursing homes, correctional facilities, regional health clinics, and in patient's homes, in both ..
  4. Computer-Assisted Guidance for Tobacco Dependence Interventions in Dental Offices
    D Brad Rindal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The composite expertise of the investigators and consultants on this project and a large group practice with multiple clinics utilizing one EDR are essential to address the aims of this study...
  5. Time, Referrals, And Doctoring???Efficient Options For the Future (TRADEOFF)
    Harold S Luft; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Data will be drawn from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), a large multispecialty group practice with nearly 1000 physicians in 46 sites...
  6. Impact of Urologist Practice Structure on Prostate Cancer Care
    Vahakn B Shahinian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and SEER-Medicare data, we will measure how prostate cancer detection and treatment are mediated by urologist group practice structure. Aim 2...
  7. Learning from Medicare Payment Reform: Economic Effects of ACO Incentives
    Carrie Hoverman Colla; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Under the R21 phase of this application, we will complete an evaluation of Medicare's Physician Group Practice Demonstration, a joint pay-for-performance and shared savings effort in 10 multi-specialty physician groups...
  8. Genomic Medicine Implementation: The Personalized Medicine Program
    Julie A Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..outside the UF&Shands Health System, including a) the Orlando Health Heart Institute, a private cardiology group practice that is part Orlando Health, a large, private health system, and, b) a small community hospital through the ..
  9. NIH Health Disparities
    JEAN M ZOTTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Massachusetts, serving a predominantly Hispanic population and a large non- profit, multi-specialty medical group practice in Boston serving white and minority patients with both private and public insurance...
  10. GEISINGER CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAM
    Edward J Gorak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This Health system includes a 556 physician primary and multispecialty group practice in 45 sites, anchored by three hubs: the 388 bed tertiary care Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, the 177 ..
  11. Text 4Health-Kids: Text Message Reminder-Recalls for Early childhood Vaccination
    Melissa S Stockwell; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..pave the way to develop a "best practice," allowing any immunization registry, department of health, or large group practice employ this technology to improve immunization coverage...
  12. Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesity
    Matthew Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..controlled trial in 10 pediatric practices of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a large multi-site group practice in eastern Massachusetts with a track record of research collaboration...
  13. Risk Informed Intervention to Improve Ambulatory Drug Monitoring and Safety
    Terry S Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..we studied adverse drug events among 30,000 older adults treated in the ambulatory setting by a multispecialty group practice over a 1-year period. The overall rate of adverse drug events was 50...
  14. Costs of Transforming Established Primary Care Practices to Patient-Centered Medi
    NEIL STEWART FLEMING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of 60 primary care practices within HealthTexas Provider Network (HTPN), a large ambulatory care medical group practice affiliated with the Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) in North Texas...
  15. A Pilot of Customized Continuous Care Management of Obesity in Pre-Diabetics
    Jun Ma; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..trial at the Los Altos Center of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, a large, community- based, multi-specialty group practice. We will randomize 130 non-diabetic, non-pregnant patients =18 yrs who have a body mass index (BMI) =25 kg/m2 ..
  16. APPROPRIATE DENTAL CARE UNDER DIFFERENT PAYMENT SYSTEMS
    HERBERT HAZELKORN; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..asymptomatic, unerupted and impacted third molars [wisdom teeth]); and whether the dentist is in a solo or a group practice. Because IPA and PPO dentists routinely also see patients on a ffs basis, they will be further divided into ..
  17. Estimating the Costs of Supporting Primary Care Practice Transformation
    Ming Tai-Seale; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) is a non-profit multispecialty group practice in Northern California...
  18. COMPUTER ASSISTED GUIDELINES FOR ADMISSION TESTING
    RANDALL CEBUL; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The basis for group assignment will be the group practice 'firm' link at MetroHealth Medical Center (Metro), where ongoing random assignment of patients and physicians ..
  19. HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IAIMS PROGRAM
    TERRANCE BURTON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..its Clinical Enterprise: West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH) and University Health Associates (UHA), our group practice plan for physicians and dentists...
  20. HMO-CMHC LINKAGES FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
    JOHN MC NICHOL; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..plan called the Philadelphia Health Plan (PHP), will demonstrate and document the linkages between prepaid group practice medical groups and local federally-funded Community Mental Health Programs...
  21. CHIROPRACTIC VERSUS MEDICAL CARE FOR LOW-BACK PAIN
    Hal Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..functional status improvement, and patient satisfaction for musculoskeletal low-back pain in a multi-specialty group practice; 2) assess the effectiveness of physical therapy among low-back- pain patients receiving chiropractic or ..
  22. HMOS AND THE ELDERLY: ADJUSTING MEDICARE CAPITATION RAT
    Kathryn Hyer; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..administered from August 1985-June 1986 to a sample of 2688 Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in a large prepaid group practice HMO...
  23. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EFFECTS ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF OBG'S
    CAROLE KEELS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Also, it is posited that the effect is greater for group practice than solo practices because of increased peer review in group practices...
  24. LONGITUDINAL STABILITY OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL FINDINGS
    Betsy Busch; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..clinic for children with school problems, while normal patients will be recruited from a hospital-based group practice, a community-based group practice, and if needed, the Boston Public Schools. Informed consent will be obtained...
  25. ADVERSE SELECTION AND RISK RATING IN INSURANCE MARKETS
    James Robinson; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..in the employer's fee-for-service (FFS) plan and one based on annual expenditures for enrollees in a prepaid group practice Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) with a large market share...
  26. THE DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN A LARGE HMO
    Gregory Nichols; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..questionnaire scales, depressed individuals will be identified from a randomly selected sample of a large, group practice Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)...
  27. Improving Surveillance for Colorectal Polyps
    John Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..practices, community-based primary care practices, community health centers, or an integrated multi-specialty group practice. This study will provide a model for evaluating how data from electronic medical records can be used to ..
  28. Outcomes of Blood Pressure Management in Diabetes Patients with Comorbidities
    Caroline Blaum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Medicare claims are available through the University of Michigan's participation in the Physician Group Practice (PGP) Medicare Demonstration Project...
  29. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PSYCHIATRIC NEED AND PRIMARY CARE
    David Mechanic; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..were surveyed in a population area that was substantially rural but served by a single large multispecialty group practice: a sample of 1026 persons representative of the community population, 114 patients in this population seeking ..
  30. Sequist:Can Risk Score Alerts Improve Office Care for Chest Pain?
    THOMAS SEQUIST; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The intervention will take place within Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a multispecialty integrated group practice with 140 primary care physicians caring for approximately 300,000 patients at 14 centers in eastern ..
  31. Improving patient access and patient-clinician continuity through panel redesign
    HARI JAGANNATHAN BALASUBRAMANIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will first develop a general modeling framework for managing physician panels in a group practice. By incorporating specific features (for example: patient and physician preferences;allowing for changes in ..
  32. SHARED IMPAIRMENTS FOR GERIATRIC SYNDROMES & DISABILITY
    Mary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..persons aged 70-90 at initiation; and 3) PEP-a stratified random sample of 750 members of a large general group practice. Baseline data available on the three cohorts include: 1) measures of the four targeted impairments: ..
  33. IMPROVING PHYSICIAN MANAGEMENT OF ALCOHOL DISORDERS
    DAVID BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..on alcoholism, all 30 first year internal medicine trainees practicing in the Primary Care Associates Group practice at the Medical College of Virginia will be randomly assigned to either an intervention group that will receive ..
  34. COSTS, CORRELATES AND OUTCOMES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS
    Arnold Epstein; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..who receive their primary care at one of three settings: a prepaid group, a municipal hospital clinic, and a group practice base at a private teaching hospital...
  35. The Mayo Clinic Cardiology History Project
    W Fye; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..in patient care, education and research by combining an academic medical center model with a multi-specialty group practice structure that it helped invent...
  36. Estimating the Cost of a Medical Home Transformation
    Paul A Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that provides comprehensive health and preventive services to approximately 450,000 people in an integrated group practice that operates clinics throughout Washington State...
  37. BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TO FALL PREVENTION IN THE ELDERLY
    Mark Hornbrook; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The research setting is a large prepaid group practice HMO...
  38. THE EFFECTS OF CLINIC PAYMENT AND STRUCTURE ON COSTS
    John Kralewski; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..An analysis of these data provide new insights into the effects of group practice payment systems and physician payment systems within the medical groups on cost of care...
  39. IMPROVING CARE FOR DEPRESSION
    Lisa Rubenstein; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The study will thus generate new knowledge about guidelines implementation for depression, quality improvement methods, and the barriers and resources for depression care in primary care settings. ..
  40. PATIENT NOTIFICATION AND FOLLOW-UP OF ABNORMAL MAMMOGRAM
    Bruce McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..study of 1,000 women with abnormal screening mammograms cared for within the Henry Ford Medical Group, a large group practice that includes 130 staff physicians and residents delivering primary care...
  41. IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVES ON HMO & FFS SERVICES
    ANN FLOOD; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..As a large group practice in which HMO and FFS patients are treated concurrently and patient service data are gathered identically, this ..
  42. Planning for a Rural Prescription Medication Network
    Robert Gribble; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..would electronically link prescription medication data across a hospital, a regional multi-specialty physician group practice, and a local family practice, spanning their diverse patient record systems. 2...
  43. DOCTOR/PATIENT/SYS. RELATIONSHIP & PERCEPTION OF QUALITY
    ROY PENCHANSKY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Because all of the research sites are HMOs and share certain characteristics - group practice, prepayment, comprehensive benefits, large, urban - a number of other variables hypothesized to influence ..
  44. PRICING AND EFFICIENCY IN MEDICAL GROUP PRACTICE
    Martin Gaynor; Fiscal Year: 1980
    This project proposes to estimate price functions for medical group practice as a test of whether productive efficiencies found to exist in group practice settings affect the prices of individual groups...
  45. Proactive Risk Reduction in Medication Prescribing in the Ambulatory Setting
    Terry Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..adverse drug events among 30,000 older adults treated in the ambulatory setting by a multispecialty group practice over a one year period. The overall rate of adverse drug events was 50...
  46. CAHPS II
    RONALD HAYS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and reports for quality improvement; 3) To derive new survey items and reports for the institutional setting, group practice, individual physicians, PPOs, and persons with mobility impairments; and 4) To assess the cultural ..
  47. MEASURING INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES IN DIVERSE PATIENTS
    Anita Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Subjects are patients aged 18 and older from a large multispecialty group practice setting in Northern California serving racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse patients...
  48. Tai Chi for Osteopenic Women: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
    Peter Wayne; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Forty-eight osteopenic (T-scores -1.0 to -2.5) women ages 45-65 will be recruited from a large multispecialty group practice. Our primary aim is to assess the feasibility of recruiting and retaining osteopenic women into a randomized ..
  49. FAMILIAL COLORECTAL NEOPLASIA COLLABORATIVE GROUP
    Noralane Lindor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..fs20\par \par } ..
  50. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
    Steven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess the adoption of PPRNet-TRIP within participating practices. ..
  51. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
  52. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Prescription Drug Coverage and Health Outcomes in Elders
    Jennifer Tjia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Recoveries from Severe Mental Illness
    Carla Green; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As such, proposed project will inform efforts to facilitate recovery individuals with severe psychiatric disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMO
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] Data Sources. Group Health automated data bases. [unreadable] Analyses. Descriptive, bivariate, regression, and time series analyses will be performed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. HMO Research Network Conference
    Jerry Gurwitz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Data Evaluation for Early Disease Outbreak Detection
    Kenneth Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Creighton Health Services Research Development Project
    Kimberly Galt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Funding of this BRIC will facilitate the capacity needed to advance the Creighton University's health services research mission in a more rapid and sustainable fashion. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Implementing Tobacco Control in Dental Practice
    Jack Hollis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings will be generalizable because the practice style and visit flow for staff is similar to other practice settings, and telephone-based quitline services are widely available through state-run quitlines. ..