Genomes and Genes
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.
Publications250 found, 100 shown here
- 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...
- Organizational culture and physician satisfaction with dimensions of group practiceJames 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...
- Spending differences associated with the Medicare Physician Group Practice DemonstrationCarrie 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 ..
- An evaluation of Midwifery Group Practice. Part II: women's satisfactionJennifer Fereday
Women s and Children s Hospital, CYWHS, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Women Birth 22:11-6. 2009Midwifery 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...
- Assessment of dabigatran utilization and prescribing patterns for atrial fibrillation in a physician group practice settingBlake 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...
- 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...
- GPs working in solo practice: obstacles and motivations for working in a group? A qualitative studyJean Marc Feron
Centre Universitaire de Medecine Generale, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier 5360, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
Fam Pract 20:167-72. 2003Our aim was to analyse the obstacles and eventual motivations of solo GPs for working in group practice.
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- Benefits of and barriers to large medical group practice in the United StatesLawrence 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Diving into white lightning. Health behaviors in group practicesEdward J O'Connor
Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Colorado Denver, USA
MGMA Connex 2:22-4. 2002
- Medical groups collaborate on P4P pilot. Program was several years in the making, could include thousands of docsMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 36:32. 2006
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- Boom, boom, boom. Who has the loudest bang and the most bucks?David N Gans
MGMA Connex 2:25-6. 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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 ..
- Secret weapons for a successful practiceBerkeley Rice
Med Econ 82:95-105. 2005
- 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...
- Physician compensation: finding the right plan for your groupH Alex Hunter
JHD Group, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:7-11. 2003
- 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...
- 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
- 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
- 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....
- Quo vadis? Practice management--are you going where you want?David N Gans
MGMA Connex 4:24-5. 2004
- Ockham's razor cuts confusion surrounding managementDavid N Gans
MGMA Connex 4:24-7. 2004
- 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...
- 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...
- Should you outsource your transcription?Martha Adkins
Thompson Family Medical Center PC, Chatham, VA, USA
MGMA Connex 3:17-9. 2003
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- Hire a pharmacist?Gail Garfinkel Weiss
Med Econ 80:23-6. 2003
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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....
- How your productivity is measuredRobert Lowes
Med Econ 84:24-6, 28, 30 passim. 2007
- If the nation's in recession, then so is your practiceSara M Larch
University Physicians Inc, Baltimore, USA
MGMA Connex 2:5. 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
- 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.
- 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...
- 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
- 'It's the denominator, stupid'David N Gans
MGMA Connex 2:20-1. 2002
- 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
- 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....
- 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
- 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
- Ducks in a row. Aligning incentives to improve profitabilityMatt Baker
MGMA Connex 2:44-7. 2002
- 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
- Team-care approach catching onBob Carlson
Manag Care 11:50-1. 2002
- 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 ..
- 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.
- 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...
- 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....
- Transition of Primary Care Medical Group Practices to the Next GenerationJohn 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 ..
- 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...
- 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 ..
- Computer-Assisted Guidance for Tobacco Dependence Interventions in Dental OfficesD 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...
- 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...
- Impact of Urologist Practice Structure on Prostate Cancer CareVahakn 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...
- Learning from Medicare Payment Reform: Economic Effects of ACO IncentivesCarrie 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...
- Genomic Medicine Implementation: The Personalized Medicine ProgramJulie 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 ..
- NIH Health DisparitiesJEAN 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...
- GEISINGER CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAMEdward 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 ..
- Text 4Health-Kids: Text Message Reminder-Recalls for Early childhood VaccinationMelissa 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...
- Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesityMatthew 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...
- Risk Informed Intervention to Improve Ambulatory Drug Monitoring and SafetyTerry 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...
- Costs of Transforming Established Primary Care Practices to Patient-Centered MediNEIL 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...
- A Pilot of Customized Continuous Care Management of Obesity in Pre-DiabeticsJun 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 ..
- APPROPRIATE DENTAL CARE UNDER DIFFERENT PAYMENT SYSTEMSHERBERT 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 ..
- Estimating the Costs of Supporting Primary Care Practice TransformationMing Tai-Seale; Fiscal Year: 2013..The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) is a non-profit multispecialty group practice in Northern California...
- COMPUTER ASSISTED GUIDELINES FOR ADMISSION TESTINGRANDALL 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 ..
- HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IAIMS PROGRAMTERRANCE 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...
- HMO-CMHC LINKAGES FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERYJOHN 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...
- CHIROPRACTIC VERSUS MEDICAL CARE FOR LOW-BACK PAINHal 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 ..
- HMOS AND THE ELDERLY: ADJUSTING MEDICARE CAPITATION RATKathryn 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...
- MEDICAL MALPRACTICE EFFECTS ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF OBG'SCAROLE 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...
- LONGITUDINAL STABILITY OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL FINDINGSBetsy 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...
- ADVERSE SELECTION AND RISK RATING IN INSURANCE MARKETSJames 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...
- THE DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN A LARGE HMOGregory 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)...
- 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 ..
- Outcomes of Blood Pressure Management in Diabetes Patients with ComorbiditiesCaroline Blaum; Fiscal Year: 2009..Medicare claims are available through the University of Michigan's participation in the Physician Group Practice (PGP) Medicare Demonstration Project...
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PSYCHIATRIC NEED AND PRIMARY CAREDavid 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 ..
- 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 ..
- Improving patient access and patient-clinician continuity through panel redesignHARI 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 ..
- 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: ..
- IMPROVING PHYSICIAN MANAGEMENT OF ALCOHOL DISORDERSDAVID 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 ..
- COSTS, CORRELATES AND OUTCOMES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDSArnold 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...
- The Mayo Clinic Cardiology History ProjectW 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...
- Estimating the Cost of a Medical Home TransformationPaul 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...
- BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TO FALL PREVENTION IN THE ELDERLYMark Hornbrook; Fiscal Year: 1993..The research setting is a large prepaid group practice HMO...
- THE EFFECTS OF CLINIC PAYMENT AND STRUCTURE ON COSTSJohn 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...
- IMPROVING CARE FOR DEPRESSIONLisa 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. ..
- PATIENT NOTIFICATION AND FOLLOW-UP OF ABNORMAL MAMMOGRAMBruce 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...
- IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVES ON HMO & FFS SERVICESANN 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 ..
- Planning for a Rural Prescription Medication NetworkRobert 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...
- DOCTOR/PATIENT/SYS. RELATIONSHIP & PERCEPTION OF QUALITYROY 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 ..
- PRICING AND EFFICIENCY IN MEDICAL GROUP PRACTICEMartin Gaynor; Fiscal Year: 1980This 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...
- Proactive Risk Reduction in Medication Prescribing in the Ambulatory SettingTerry 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...
- CAHPS IIRONALD 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 ..
- MEASURING INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES IN DIVERSE PATIENTSAnita 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...
- Tai Chi for Osteopenic Women: A Pilot Randomized Controlled TrialPeter 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 ..
- FAMILIAL COLORECTAL NEOPLASIA COLLABORATIVE GROUPNoralane Lindor; Fiscal Year: 2007..fs20\par \par } ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care PracticeSteven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2009..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess the adoption of PPRNet-TRIP within participating practices. ..
- Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare BeneficiariesBruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
- MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHDBruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Prescription Drug Coverage and Health Outcomes in EldersJennifer Tjia; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Recoveries from Severe Mental IllnessCarla Green; Fiscal Year: 2006..As such, proposed project will inform efforts to facilitate recovery individuals with severe psychiatric disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Access to Improve Quality in an HMODavid 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]..
- HMO Research Network ConferenceJerry Gurwitz; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Data Evaluation for Early Disease Outbreak DetectionKenneth Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Creighton Health Services Research Development ProjectKimberly 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]..
- Implementing Tobacco Control in Dental PracticeJack 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. ..