Thomas P Meehan

Summary

Affiliation: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of preventive cardiovascular care provided by primary care physicians: insights from a US Quality Improvement Organization
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:186-94. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A descriptive study of educational outreach to promote use of quality improvement tools in primary care private practice
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:90-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A collaborative initiative to improve the care of elderly Medicare patients with hypertension
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, 100 Roscommon Drive, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:103-11. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding patterns of change over time to improve mammography rates
    Judith K Barr
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Healthc Qual 29:30-6, 43. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of patient volume on the quality of diabetic care for Medicare beneficiaries
    Eric S Holmboe
    Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Med Care 44:1073-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Profiling variations in outpatient care for Medicare beneficiaries in Connecticut
    Tierney E Giannotti
    Qualidigm, USA
    Conn Med 70:509-14. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Challenges in recruiting minority-serving private practice primary care physicians to a quality improvement project
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Rocky Hill, CT, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:357-63. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing disparities in utilization of mamography: reaching dually eligible women in Connecticut
    Judith K Barr
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:298-335. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance: a new trend in health care
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, 100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 200, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 71:225-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Association between maintenance of certification examination scores and quality of care for medicare beneficiaries
    Eric S Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut St, Ste 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1396-403. 2008

Collaborators

  • Eric S Holmboe
  • Thomas J Van Hoof
  • Judith K Barr
  • Jonathan M Fine
  • Dawn M Bravata
  • Donald M Yealy
  • Tierney E Giannotti
  • Shih Yieh Ho
  • Michael J Fine
  • Kristin Mattocks
  • Janet P Tate
  • Michele Kelvey-Albert
  • Yun Wang
  • Maureen Curry
  • Lawrence M Brass
  • John Concato
  • Roslyn A Stone
  • Thomas E Auble
  • Louis G Graff
  • Anne Elwell
  • Judith R Lave
  • D Scott Obrosky
  • Courtney H Lyder
  • George S Tu
  • Marcia Petrillo
  • Kenneth Lalime
  • Thomas Blum
  • Kevin Carr
  • Angelo Carrabba
  • Jeff Whittle
  • Maria K Mor
  • Kathy Tuozzo
  • Marcia K Petrillo
  • Deepak Mathur
  • Zab Mohsenifar
  • Stacey M Edick
  • Linda J Hough
  • Scott R Weingarten
  • Jackie Grady
  • Katie Testa
  • Jeanne Scinto
  • Michelle Kelvey-Albert
  • Alisa Gaudiosi
  • Deron Galusha

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of preventive cardiovascular care provided by primary care physicians: insights from a US Quality Improvement Organization
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:186-94. 2006
    ..During 2000-03, Qualidigm, a US Quality Improvement Organization, conducted a project to improve the care received by elderly Medicare patients with coronary artery disease or cardiovascular risk factors...
  2. doi request reprint A descriptive study of educational outreach to promote use of quality improvement tools in primary care private practice
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut 06457, USA
    Am J Med Qual 24:90-8. 2009
    ..Additional study is needed to better understand associations between physician characteristics, educational outreach visits, and adoption of QI tools...
  3. ncbi request reprint A collaborative initiative to improve the care of elderly Medicare patients with hypertension
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, 100 Roscommon Drive, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Am J Med Qual 19:103-11. 2004
    ..Additional study is required to determine incentives, barriers, and facilitating factors for quality improvement in the private practice primary care setting...
  4. ncbi request reprint Understanding patterns of change over time to improve mammography rates
    Judith K Barr
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Healthc Qual 29:30-6, 43. 2007
    ..001). A cyclical pattern was observed for all age groups and counties, with dips and peaks in the spring and fall each year (average increase 8% per year), consistent with concentrated intervention activity at those times...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of patient volume on the quality of diabetic care for Medicare beneficiaries
    Eric S Holmboe
    Qualidigm, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Med Care 44:1073-7. 2006
    ..The quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes remains suboptimal. The contributing factors at the physician level are not well characterized, especially the relationship of patient volume and physician performance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Profiling variations in outpatient care for Medicare beneficiaries in Connecticut
    Tierney E Giannotti
    Qualidigm, USA
    Conn Med 70:509-14. 2006
    ..By reporting these rates publicly, Qualidigm hopes to facilitate ongoing efforts by community organizations and health care providers to make improvements in care, especially for the underserved populations throughout the state...
  7. doi request reprint Challenges in recruiting minority-serving private practice primary care physicians to a quality improvement project
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, Rocky Hill, CT, USA
    Am J Med Qual 26:357-63. 2011
    ..Commonly used incentives were offered but were not universally embraced. Additional work is required to refine the process of physician recruitment and to find more compelling incentives for QI...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reducing disparities in utilization of mamography: reaching dually eligible women in Connecticut
    Judith K Barr
    Qualidigm, Middletown, CT, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:298-335. 2003
    ..Issues in implementation and analysis include: reaching the target population, building community relations, and developing design approaches to test the intervention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pay-for-performance: a new trend in health care
    Thomas P Meehan
    Qualidigm, 100 Roscommon Drive, Suite 200, Middletown, CT 06457, USA
    Conn Med 71:225-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Association between maintenance of certification examination scores and quality of care for medicare beneficiaries
    Eric S Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 510 Walnut St, Ste 1700, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1396-403. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Promoting physicians' self-assessment and quality improvement: the ABIM diabetes practice improvement module
    Eric S Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:109-19. 2006
    ..Physician self-assessment of practice performance is proposed as one method that certification boards may use to evaluate competence in practice-based learning and improvement and systems-based practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians, office-based practice, and the meaning of quality improvement
    Eric Holmboe
    American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19160, USA
    Am J Med 118:917-22. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of increasing the intensity of implementing pneumonia guidelines: a randomized, controlled trial
    Donald M Yealy
    University of Pittsburgh and the Veterans Affairs Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:881-94. 2005
    ..Despite the development of evidence-based pneumonia guidelines, limited data exist on the most effective means to implement guideline recommendations into clinical practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality in cerebrovascular disease
    Dawn M Bravata
    Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Conn, USA
    Stroke 34:699-704. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to identify predictors of 6-month mortality and to evaluate 5-year mortality in patients with cerebrovascular disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Which strategies facilitate improvement in quality of care for elderly hospitalized pneumonia patients?
    George S Tu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:25-35. 2004
    ..A retrospective cohort study was conducted to elucidate which hospital-based quality improvement (QI) strategies are most effective in facilitating improvement in care for patients with community-acquired pneumonia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Preventing pressure ulcers in Connecticut hospitals by using the plan-do-study-act model of quality improvement
    Courtney H Lyder
    University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:205-14. 2004
    ..Seventeen hospitals and the Peer Review Organization of Connecticut (Qualidigm) attempted to increase early identification of high-risk patients and utilization of pressure ulcer preventive measures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from performance feedback by a quality improvement organization
    Thomas J Van Hoof
    Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Healthc Qual 28:20-31. 2006
    ..The article highlights the value of collecting and analyzing formative data on the process and offers specific recommendations to other QI professionals contemplating the use of claims data for performance feedback...
  18. ncbi request reprint Readmission and death after hospitalization for acute ischemic stroke: 5-year follow-up in the medicare population
    Dawn M Bravata
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Stroke 38:1899-904. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the rates of hospital readmissions and mortality and the reasons for readmission over a 5-year period after stroke...
  19. ncbi request reprint The emergency department community-acquired pneumonia trial: Methodology of a quality improvement intervention
    Donald M Yealy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:770-82. 2004
    ..This article describes the background, objectives, and methodology of this trial to translate evidence-based knowledge on the quality and efficiency of care for community-acquired pneumonia into clinical practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint The state of physician office-based health information technology in Connecticut: current use, barriers and future plans
    Kristin Mattocks
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    Conn Med 71:27-31. 2007
    ..Despite these challenges, many physicians reported plans to implement electronic medical records (25%) or electronic prescribing (20%) in the next year...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mental health services at selected private schools
    Thomas J Van Hoof
    Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, PO Box 159, Mystic, CT 06355 0159, USA
    J Sch Health 74:125-9. 2004
    ..This project surveyed type and frequency of mental health problems experienced by students who received a formal evaluation at 11 private schools in Connecticut during academic year 2001-2002...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient and hospital characteristics associated with recommended processes of care for elderly patients hospitalized with pneumonia: results from the medicare quality indicator system pneumonia module
    Jonathan M Fine
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Norwalk Hospital, 34 Maple St, Norwalk, CT 06856, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:827-33. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to assess which patient and hospital characteristics are associated with performance of these key initial processes of care for hospitalized elderly patients with pneumonia...