Brian J Hess

Summary

Affiliation: American Board of Internal Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The association between physicians' cognitive skills and quality of diabetes care
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Acad Med 87:157-63. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Toward better care coordination through improved communication with referring physicians
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut Street, Suite 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Acad Med 84:S109-12. 2009
  3. pmc Setting a fair performance standard for physicians' quality of patient care
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:467-73. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Listening to older adults: elderly patients' experience of care in residency and practicing physician outpatient clinics
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:909-15. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Comparative trial of a web-based tool to improve the quality of care provided to older adults in residency clinics: modest success and a tough road ahead
    Eric S Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Acad Med 87:627-34. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Clinic systems and the quality of care for older adults in residency clinics and in physician practices
    Lorna A Lynn
    Department of Quality Research, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Acad Med 84:1732-40. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Gaps in quality of diabetes care in internal medicine residency clinics suggest the need for better ambulatory care training
    Lorna Lynn
    Practice Improvement Module research at the American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:150-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Measuring physicians' performance in clinical practice: reliability, classification accuracy, and validity
    - Weifeng Weng
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Eval Health Prof 33:302-20. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Clinical protocols and trainee knowledge about mechanical ventilation
    Meeta Prasad
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3600 Spruce St, Eighth Floor, West Gates Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 306:935-41. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Internists' views of maintenance of certification: a stages-of-change perspective
    Gerald K Arnold
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 33:99-108. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The association between physicians' cognitive skills and quality of diabetes care
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Acad Med 87:157-63. 2012
    ..To examine the association between physicians' cognitive skills and their performance on a composite measure of diabetes care that included process, outcome, and patient experience measures...
  2. doi request reprint Toward better care coordination through improved communication with referring physicians
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut Street, Suite 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Acad Med 84:S109-12. 2009
    ..The authors evaluated a new tool called the Communication with Referring Physicians Practice Improvement Module (CRP-PIM), which assesses and encourages improved communication among physician consultants and referring physicians...
  3. pmc Setting a fair performance standard for physicians' quality of patient care
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:467-73. 2011
    ..Little research has focused on methodological approaches to setting performance standards to which physicians are being held accountable...
  4. doi request reprint Listening to older adults: elderly patients' experience of care in residency and practicing physician outpatient clinics
    Brian J Hess
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:909-15. 2011
    ..Physician education at all levels, faculty development, and practice system redesign are needed to ensure that the care needs of older adults are met...
  5. doi request reprint Comparative trial of a web-based tool to improve the quality of care provided to older adults in residency clinics: modest success and a tough road ahead
    Eric S Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Acad Med 87:627-34. 2012
    ..To determine whether residency programs can use a multicomponent, Web-based quality improvement tool to improve the care of older adults...
  6. doi request reprint Clinic systems and the quality of care for older adults in residency clinics and in physician practices
    Lorna A Lynn
    Department of Quality Research, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    Acad Med 84:1732-40. 2009
    ..Few physicians become geriatricians, but most will care for older adults. The authors assessed the quality of care for older adults in residency clinics and physician practices...
  7. doi request reprint Gaps in quality of diabetes care in internal medicine residency clinics suggest the need for better ambulatory care training
    Lorna Lynn
    Practice Improvement Module research at the American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:150-8. 2012
    ..These inadequacies in ambulatory training for internal medicine residents must be addressed by policy makers and educators-for example, by accelerating the movement toward new residency curricula that emphasize competency-based training...
  8. doi request reprint Measuring physicians' performance in clinical practice: reliability, classification accuracy, and validity
    - Weifeng Weng
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Eval Health Prof 33:302-20. 2010
    ..In summary, it is feasible to create a psychometrically robust composite measure of physicians' clinical performance, specifically for the quality of care they provide to patients with diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical protocols and trainee knowledge about mechanical ventilation
    Meeta Prasad
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3600 Spruce St, Eighth Floor, West Gates Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 306:935-41. 2011
    ..Clinical protocols are associated with improved patient outcomes; however, they may negatively affect medical education by removing trainees from clinical decision making...
  10. doi request reprint Internists' views of maintenance of certification: a stages-of-change perspective
    Gerald K Arnold
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 33:99-108. 2013
    ..To better understand MOC participation, the transtheoretical model (TTM) was used to describe physicians' perceptions of MOC as a sequence of attitudinal changes...
  11. pmc Assessing the Quality of Osteoporosis Care in Practice
    Weifeng Weng
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut Street, Suite 1700, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1681-7. 2015
    ..Patients with osteoporosis can sustain fractures following falls or other minimal trauma. This risk of fracture can be reduced through appropriate diagnostic testing, pharmacologic therapy, and other readily measured standards of care...
  12. doi request reprint Blink or think: can further reflection improve initial diagnostic impressions?
    Brian J Hess
    Dr Hess is a consultant, Hess Consulting, St Nicolas, Quebec, Canada Dr Lipner is senior vice president of evaluation, Research and Development, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr Thompson is professor of cognitive psychology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Dr Holmboe is senior vice president of milestone development and evaluation, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois Dr Graber is senior research fellow, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and Professor Emeritus, at SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York
    Acad Med 90:112-8. 2015
    ..This study determined whether further reflection regarding initial diagnoses improves diagnostic accuracy during a high-stakes board exam, a model for studying clinical decision making...
  13. doi request reprint Physician performance assessment: prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Rebecca S Lipner
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut Street, Suite 1700, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 18:1029-45. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint The relationship between performance on the Infectious Diseases In-Training and Certification Examinations
    Irina Grabovsky
    National Board of Medical Examiners, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Clin Infect Dis 60:677-83. 2015
    ..We determined whether the scores on the IDSA ITE and from other major medical knowledge assessments predict performance on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Infectious Disease Certification Examination...
  15. doi request reprint Examining changes in certification/licensure requirements and the international medical graduate examinee pool
    Danette W McKinley
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research FAIMER, 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 19:19-28. 2014
    ..g., history-taking, physical examination) as a prerequisite to postgraduate medical education (residency) provides some additional, relevant data to those who select ECFMG-certified residents. ..