Affiliation: Group Health Cooperative
- Use of web-based shared medical records among patients with HIVJames D Ralston
Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Am J Manag Care 19:e114-24. 2013..To compare use of 7 shared electronic medical record (SMR) features by adult HIV patients...
- Evaluating the impact of patients' online access to doctors' visit notes: designing and executing the OpenNotes projectSuzanne G Leveille
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:32. 2012..We hypothesized that patients and primary care physicians (PCPs) would want it to continue and that OpenNotes would not lead to significant disruptions to doctors' practices...
- Patient experience should be part of meaningful-use criteriaJames D Ralston
Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, in Seattle, Washington, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:607-13. 2010..These results highlight the need to measure the patient experience as part of meaningful use and to enact policies supporting online and phone communication by patients and providers...
- Group health cooperative's transformation toward patient-centered accessJames D Ralston
Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
Med Care Res Rev 66:703-24. 2009....
- Patient use of secure electronic messaging within a shared medical record: a cross-sectional studyJames D Ralston
Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
J Gen Intern Med 24:349-55. 2009..Most patients would like to be able to exchange electronic messages with personal physicians. Few patients and providers are exchanging electronic communications...
- Web-based collaborative care for type 2 diabetes: a pilot randomized trialJames D Ralston
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
Diabetes Care 32:234-9. 2009..To test Web-based care management of glycemic control using a shared electronic medical record with patients who have type 2 diabetes...
- Patients' experience with a diabetes support programme based on an interactive electronic medical record: qualitative studyJames D Ralston
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
BMJ 328:1159. 2004..To describe the experiences of patients with type 2 diabetes in a web based disease management programme based on an interactive electronic medical record...
- Crossing to safety: transforming healthcare organizations for patient safetyJ D Ralston
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, University of Washington, Washington, USA
J Postgrad Med 51:61-7. 2005....
- Patient web services integrated with a shared medical record: patient use and satisfactionJames D Ralston
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:798-806. 2007....
- Access intervention in an integrated, prepaid group practice: effects on primary care physician productivityDouglas Conrad
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Box 357660, Suite H660C, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
Health Serv Res 43:1888-905. 2008..To estimate the joint effect of a multifaceted access intervention on primary care physician (PCP) productivity in a large, integrated prepaid group practice...
- Using an Internet comanagement module to improve the quality of chronic disease careHarold I Goldberg
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:443-51. 2003..At the University of Washington, a diabetes care module was developed, and the feasibility of allowing patients with type 2 diabetes to comanage their disease from home was pilot tested...
- Web-based collaborative care for type 1 diabetes: a pilot randomized trialKelly P McCarrier
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Diabetes Technol Ther 11:211-7. 2009....
- Providers' experience with an organizational redesign initiative to promote patient-centered access: a qualitative studyJames T Tufano
Division of Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7240, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1778-83. 2008..In support of this strategy, Group Health has also engaged in enterprise implementation of an electronic medical record and clinical information system that is integrated with their patient Web site, MyGroupHealth...
- Effectiveness of home blood pressure monitoring, Web communication, and pharmacist care on hypertension control: a randomized controlled trialBeverly B Green
Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98110, USA
JAMA 299:2857-67. 2008..Treating hypertension decreases mortality and disability from cardiovascular disease, but most hypertension remains inadequately controlled...
- Electronic communications and home blood pressure monitoring (e-BP) study: design, delivery, and evaluation frameworkBeverly B Green
Group Health Permanente, Seattle, WA, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 29:376-95. 2008..This large gap continues despite the facts that more than 90% of adults with hypertension have health insurance, and hypertension is the leading cause of visits to the doctor. New approaches are needed to improve hypertension care...
- Patient ability and willingness to participate in a web-based intervention to improve hypertension controlBeverly B Green
Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
J Med Internet Res 13:e1. 2011..Patient-shared electronic health records provide opportunities for care outside of office visits. However, those who might benefit may be unable to or choose not to use these resources, while others might not need them...
- Evaluation of the group health cooperative access initiative: study design challenges in estimating the impact of a large-scale organizational transformationDavid Grembowski
Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Washington, Seattle, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 17:292-303. 2008..The methods may be generalizable to evaluating similar reforms in other integrated delivery systems with representative patient and physician data sources...
- Adolescent access to online health services: perils and promiseMegan A Moreno
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Adolesc Health 44:244-51. 2009..Many health care institutions provide online health services to adult patients and proxy access to parents of young children. Many of the benefits and barriers to providing such services to adolescent patients remain unclear...
- Associations between state minimum wage policy and health care access: a multi-level analysis of the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor surveyKelly P McCarrier
Department of Health Services, University of Washington UW, Seattle, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:729-48. 2010....
- Participatory (re)design of a sociotechnical healthcare delivery system: the Group Health Patient-Centered Medical HomeJames T Tufano
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 157:59-65. 2010..The emergent PCMH healthcare delivery system comprises both opportunistic point-of-care and outreach components, many of which leverage and enhance the organization's health information and communication technologies...
- Diabetes quality of care and outpatient utilization associated with electronic patient-provider messaging: a cross-sectional analysisLynne T Harris
Department of Health Services, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
Diabetes Care 32:1182-7. 2009..To test the hypothesis that electronic patient-provider messaging is associated with high care quality for diabetes and lower outpatient utilization...
- Knowledge of cervical cancer risk factors among Chinese immigrants in SeattleJames D Ralston
Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA
J Community Health 28:41-57. 2003..Culturally and linguistically appropriate educational interventions for cervical cancer risk factors should be developed, implemented and evaluated...
- Shared Medical Records and Chronic Illness CareJames D Ralston; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results of this study will help inform the development, evaluation and dissemination of patient Web portals designed to support the care of patients with diabetes and multiple co-morbidities. ..