Karen E McKinley
Affiliation: Geisinger Medical Center
- A hub-and-spoke model of care: providing specialty care in patients' own communitiesKaren E McKinley
Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:574-5, 529. 2002..The authors describe how they used lessons learned in increasing office efficiency to improve primary care providers' ability to arrange for many specialty consultations and care within a reasonable driving distance for patients...
- Clinical microsystems, Part 4. Building innovative population-specific mesosystemsKaren E McKinley
Division of Clinical Effectiveness, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:655-63. 2008..The approach has been expanded to many patient populations, including percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
- "ProvenCareSM": a provider-driven pay-for-performance program for acute episodic cardiac surgical careAlfred S Casale
Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18711, USA
Ann Surg 246:613-21; discussion 621-3. 2007..To test whether an integrated delivery system could successfully implement an evidence-based pay-for-performance program for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...