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.
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- Medicare physician group practice demonstration design: quality and efficiency pay-for-performanceJohn Kautter
RTI International, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
Health Care Financ Rev 29:15-29. 2007The Medicare Physician Group Practice (PGP) demonstration is Medicare's first physician pay-for-performance (P4P) initiative...
- Osteoporosis: evaluation of screening patterns in a primary-care group practiceKenneth 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 ..
- Functional disability screening of ambulatory patients: a randomized controlled trial in a hospital-based group practiceD 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...
- An evaluation of the satisfaction of midwives' working in midwifery group practiceCarmel 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. 2010to 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 ..
- Managing a work-life balance: the experiences of midwives working in a group practice settingJennifer 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...
- 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...
- Consolidation of medical groups into physician practice management organizationsJ 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...
- The response of physician groups to P4P incentivesAteev 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...
- Effect of physician-specific pay-for-performance incentives in a large group practiceSukyung Chung
Research Institute, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
Am J Manag Care 16:e35-42. 2010To assess the effect of a physician-specific pay-for-performance program on quality-of-care measures in a large group practice.
- Clinician attitudes towards prescribing and implications for interventions in a multi-specialty group practiceRobert 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...
- Patient perceptions of service quality in group versus solo practice clinicsHerng 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...
- Practice size: impact on consultation length, workload, and patient assessment of careJ 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...
- Improving primary care for patients with chronic illnessThomas 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...
- Variation in MRI/CT utilization among FAMILY physicians and general internists in a multi-specialty group practiceGlen R Couchman
Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Scott, Sherwood, USA
Med Sci Monit 11:MT19-25. 2005The 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.
- Gender-related differences in general practice preferences: longitudinal evidence from the Netherlands 1982-2001Tanja 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...
- Paying for quality improvement: compliance with tobacco cessation guidelinesGail Amundson
Quality and Utilization Improvement, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:59-65. 2003....
- Performance measurement in the small office practice: challenges and potential solutionsBruce 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...
- The impact of health plan delivery system organization on clinical quality and patient satisfactionRobin 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..These findings underscore the importance of the form of the delivery system and the need for further inquiry that examines the relationship between organizational form and performance...
- The effects of medical group practice organizational factors on physicians' use of resourcesJ 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 ..
- Complications of cervical spine manipulation therapy: 5-year retrospective study in a single-group practiceDavid 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...
- Stretch, substitute, rotate. Be innovative in giving patients access to your servicesDonna Knapp
Pulmonary Medicine Associates, Reno, Nev, USA
MGMA Connex 7:5-6. 2007
- Two practices, one solution. One IT finance solution solved the problem of managing payer contracts for two very different physician practicesDaphne Lawrence
Healthc Inform 24:12-3, 45. 2007
- An empirical assessment of high-performing medical groups: results from a national studyStephen 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...
- Disruptive business models and the small or rural radiology practiceGeoffrey G Smith
Casper Medical Imaging, PC, 419 South Washington Street, Suite 101, Casper, WY 82601, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 4:514-5. 2007
- How to make the CBO model work for youTom Hajny
Accelerated Receivables Management, 1400 Renaissance Drive, Suite 400, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
J Med Pract Manage 20:30-1. 2004
- Lessons learned from another profession. What those in other fields can teach us about our jobsLarrie W Dawkins
Wake Forest University Physicians, Winston Salem, N.C, USA
MGMA Connex 3:5. 2003
- Be sure to cover your REER: leader-manager models in health care integration of theory and practiceMichael 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...
- Join the crowd. Moving from rugged individualists to collaborating group membersKaren 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...
- I think I scan. Case study: implementing the computerized patient record--not an EMRSusan 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...
- Physician mentoring: a process to maximize the success of new physicians and enhance synchronization of the groupW 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 ..
- Boom, boom, boom. Who has the loudest bang and the most bucks?David N Gans
MGMA Connex 2:25-6. 2002
- Physician office productivity improvement through operations analysis and process redesignEugene 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...
- What works: document management. A giant step forwardKaren 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...
- Diving into white lightning. Health behaviors in group practicesC Marlene Fiol
Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Colorado-Denver, USA
MGMA Connex 2:22-4. 2002
- Buckling down to business. Seven key indicator reports for medical practicesOlga 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...
- 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...
- Physician practice management. What works. A one-two punchDavid 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...
- Put your best nurse forward. Operational enhancement opportunities for nursing support staffRick 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...
- How your productivity is measuredRobert Lowes
Med Econ 84:24-6, 28, 30 passim. 2007
- IS/IT the prescription to enable medical group practices attain their goalsNilmini 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...
- Assessing the influence of incentives on physicians and medical groupsRobert 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...
- Quo vadis? Practice management--are you going where you want?David N Gans
MGMA Connex 4:24-5. 2004
- How the clinical customization of an EMR means good business: a case study of Queen City PhysiciansPam 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...
- Saving primary careDavid 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
- Should you outsource your transcription?Martha Adkins
Thompson Family Medical Center PC, Chatham, VA, USA
MGMA Connex 3:17-9. 2003
- Organizing your practice for success: vision setting, decision making, governance, and communicationsWill Latham
Latham Consulting Group, 3600 Castellaine Drive, Charlotte, NC 28226, USA
J Med Pract Manage 19:235-8. 2004....
- Medical groups collaborate on P4P pilot. Program was several years in the making, could include thousands of docsMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 36:32. 2006
- Physician practice management. Sustainable solutions for practice profitabilityFrank Rhie
Alteer Corp, Irvine, Calif, USA
Health Manag Technol 25:28-30. 2004Too 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.
- The electronic medical record in multi-site family practice. Part II: The implementation phaseDouglas 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...
- Physician compensation: finding the right plan for your groupH Alex Hunter
JHD Group, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:7-11. 2003
- Hire a pharmacist?Gail Garfinkel Weiss
Med Econ 80:23-6. 2003
- Ockham's razor cuts confusion surrounding managementDavid N Gans
MGMA Connex 4:24-7. 2004
- Electronic medical records in solo/small groups: a qualitative study of physician user typesRobert 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...
- Get data, share info. Administrators explain how they use numbers to educate physicians, improve practice performanceRobert 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...
- Revenue cycle management--Part IRick E Weymier
Physician Exec 29:43-5. 2003
- Avoiding manager paralysis. A case for annual benchmarkingApril Anderson
MGMA Connex 3:21-2. 2003
- Secret weapons for a successful practiceBerkeley Rice
Med Econ 82:95-105. 2005
- It's there if you look. Get value out of technology to improve operationsRosemarie 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...
- On your mark. Benchmark reporting is key to practice improvementGary 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...
- Physician practice size and variations in treatments and outcomes: evidence from Medicare patients with AMIJonathan D Ketcham
School of Health Management and Policy, W P Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:195-205. 2007..These differences suggest that solo practitioners are less likely to follow guidelines calling for quick use of angioplasty...
- Eight to the bar. Success factors affect operations, strategyRosanne P Russell
Healthcare Services, Thompson Dunavant PLC, Memphis, Tenn, USA
MGMA Connex 4:30-3. 2004
- Electronic health records in ambulatory care--a national survey of physiciansCatherine 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...
- If the nation's in recession, then so is your practiceSara M Larch
University Physicians Inc, Baltimore, USA
MGMA Connex 2:5. 2002
- Don't be demoralized ... analyze. Examine revenue to improve your health plan contracting effortsPatrick Curran
Physician Resource Northwest LLC, Portland, Ore, USA
MGMA Connex 2:40-3. 2002
- Navigating uncertain waters. Strength of culture, other factors help successful groups stay the courseSteve Messinger
MedTactics, Arlington, VA, USA
MGMA Connex 2:36-9. 2002
- The benefits of a practice-managed Web siteJames Judd
MGMA Connex 2:25-6. 2002
- 'It's the denominator, stupid'David N Gans
MGMA Connex 2:20-1. 2002
- Transforming group practice governanceRobert C Bohlmann
MGMA Connex 5:40-4, 1. 2005Disruptions 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.
- What are these doctors doing right?Robert Lowes
Med Econ 82:50-2, 54, 57-8. 2005
- Factors influencing physician use of clinical electronic information technologies after adoption by their medical group practicesJohn 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...
- Physician practice management companies: a failed conceptStephen 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...
- EMRS cost too much? This group says no way!Ken Terry
Med Econ 79:34-9. 2002
- The impact of managed care and practice size on primary care physicians' perceived ability to referTom 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..The effects of physicians' characteristics were more pronounced among physicians in group practice, whereas the effects of financial arrangements were significant for physicians in solo/two-physician practices...
- Multispecialty physician practices: fixed and variable costs, and economies of scaleThomas P Weil
Health and Hospital Services, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 25:70-7. 2002....
- How good are the internal controls in your group practice? Ten questions to contemplateBarbara 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.
- Relative value units and productivity: Part 2 of 4Kathryn P Glass
MGMA Center for Research, 104 Inverness Terrace East, Englewood, CO 80112, USA
J Med Pract Manage 17:285-90. 2002....
- Six months to improved cash flow and productivity. A physician practice case studyMichael Schaffer
Hayes Management Consulting Inc, Newton Center, Mass, USA
MGMA Connex 2:56-60. 2002
- Team-care approach catching onBob Carlson
Manag Care 11:50-1. 2002
- Ducks in a row. Aligning incentives to improve profitabilityMatt Baker
MGMA Connex 2:44-7. 2002
- Hospitals will underwrite EMRs for associated physician groups. Hospitals will increasingly leverage the combination of stark relaxations and ASP technology to bring physician groups EMRsDavid Raths
Healthc Inform 25:50, 52. 2008
- Managed care, time pressure, and physician job satisfaction: results from the physician worklife studyM 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 <...
- Preparing residents for managed care practice using an experience-based curriculumA 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...
- Opinions and practices of clinicians associated with continuation of exclusive breastfeedingElsie 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...
- Use of and interest in alternative therapies among adult primary care clinicians and adult members in a large health maintenance organizationN 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 ..
- Improving growth of very low birth weight infants in the first 28 daysBarry 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...
- Evaluation of a simple office-based strategy for increasing influenza vaccine administration and the effect of differing reimbursement plans on the patient acceptance rateP 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, ..
- Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visitsElsie 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...
- Primary care physicians' satisfaction with quality of care in California capitated medical groupsE 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 ..
- Clinical impact of a pharmacist-managed diabetes mellitus drug therapy management serviceAmie 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...
- Health care utilization and outcomes among persons with rheumatoid arthritis in fee-for-service and prepaid group practice settingsE H Yelin
Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0920, USA
JAMA 276:1048-53. 1996To 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.
- Mortality, symptoms, and functional impairment in late-life depressionC 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 ..
- Group practice strategies to manage pharmaceutical cost in an HMO networkK A Galt
Center for Practice Improvement and Outcomes Research, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
Am J Manag Care 7:1081-90. 2001....
- Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: evidence for a prothrombotic stateS 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...
- No exit? The effect of health status on dissatisfaction and disenrollment from health plansM 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...
- Attitudes and knowledge about pain: an assessment of West Virginia family physiciansCharles 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...
- Pediatricians' attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding clinical practice guidelines: a national surveyG Flores
Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Bsoton University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston 02118, USA
Pediatrics 105:496-501. 2000....
- Physicians' decisions to prescribe antidepressant therapy in older patients with depression in a US managed care planJasmina I Ivanova
Analysis Group, Inc, New York, New York 10020, USA
Drugs Aging 28:51-62. 2011..Published studies indicate that depression in older adults is severely under-recognized and under-treated...
- Gender-based structural models of health care costs: alcohol use, physical health, mental health, and functioningCarla A Green
Oregon Health and Science University and Affiliate Investigator Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:107-25. 2004..g. alcohol consumption and depression)...
- Leaving gatekeeping behind--effects of opening access to specialists for adults in a health maintenance organizationT G Ferris
Institute for Health Policy, Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Health Care System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 345:1312-7. 2001..METHODS: On April 1, 1998, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a large, multispecialty, capitated group practice previously known as Harvard Community Health Plan, eliminated a gatekeeping system that had been in place for ..
- Television viewing in infancy and child cognition at 3 years of age in a US cohortMarie Evans Schmidt
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Obesity Prevention Program, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215
Pediatrics 123:e370-5. 2009..To examine the extent to which infant television viewing is associated with language and visual motor skills at 3 years of age...
- Influenza immunization in a managed care organizationA M Baker
Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich 48202, USA
J Gen Intern Med 13:469-75. 1998..DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Multispecialty group practice. PATIENTS: We studied 24,743 high-risk adult patients aligned with a primary care physician...
- Improving Systems for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningJohn Ayanian; Fiscal Year: 2007..systems for colorectal cancer screening in Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a large multi-specialty group practice serving approximately 62,000 adults age 50 to 80 at 14 centers in eastern Massachusetts...
- Physician Uncertainty Reduction for Hypertension ControlDavid Hyman; Fiscal Year: 2007..The 10 participating clinics represent a large, multi-site private group practice and a 3ublic health care system...
- Physician Uncertainty Reduction for Hypertension ControlDavid J Hyman; Fiscal Year: 2011..The 10 participating clinics represent a large, multi-site private group practice and a 3ublic health care system...
- Heart Failure Clinical Research NetworkElizabeth Ofili; Fiscal Year: 2007..The HF RCC builds up on this model by bringing together the largest Cardiology group practice, in North Atlanta, known in the southeast USA for leading edge practice and research with 2 of the largest and ..
- NIH Health DisparitiesLauren Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..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...
- SHARED IMPAIRMENTS FOR GERIATRIC SYNDROMES & DISABILITYMary 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: ..
- GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TO BLADDER CANCERXifeng Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003..from a potential large control pool identified from the rosters of the largest multispecialty healthcare group practice in the Houston metropolitan area...
- Improving Surveillance for Colorectal PolypsJohn 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 ..
- GEISINGER CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAMAlbert Bernath; Fiscal Year: 2007..This Health System includes a 535 physician primary and multispecialty group practice in 45 sites, anchored by the 437 bed tertiary care Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, the largest rural ..
- CARLE CANCER CENTER COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAMKendrith Rowland; Fiscal Year: 2007..As the second largest private medical group practice in Illinois, with nearly 300 physicians, the Carle Clinic Association has a fully developed community cancer ..
- CARLE CANCER CENTER COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAMKendrith Rowland; Fiscal Year: 2007..As the second largest private medical group practice in Illinois, with neady 300 physicians, the Cafle Clinic Association has a futly developed community cancer ..