David R West
Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
- Laboratory Medicine Handoff Gaps Experienced by Primary Care Practices: A Report from the Shared Networks of Collaborative Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP)David R West
From the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora DRW, KAJ, DHF, CZ the Department of Laboratory Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ MLS the Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle SSR and the Department of Pathology, Memorial University Eastern Health, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada SSR
J Am Board Fam Med 27:796-803. 2014..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to understand, based on information from primary care practice personnel, the perceived gaps in laboratory processes as a precursor to initiating process improvement activities...
- A qualitative comparison of primary care clinicians' and their patients' perspectives on achieving depression care: implications for improving outcomesRobert D Keeley
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Mail Stop F 496, Academic Office 1, 12631 E, 17th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
BMC Fam Pract 15:13. 2014..The objective of this qualitative study was to compare primary care clinicians' and their patients' perceptions of the patients' experiences, expectations and preferences as they try to achieve care for depression...
- Costs associated with data collection and reporting for diabetes quality improvement in primary care practices: a report from SNOCAP-USADavid R West
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 25:275-82. 2012..Information about the costs and experiences of collecting and reporting quality measure data are vital for practices deciding whether to adopt new quality improvement initiatives or monitor existing initiatives...
- Evaluating the connections between primary care practice and clinical laboratory testing: a review of the literature and call for laboratory involvement in the solutionsMaxwell L Smith
Department of Laboratory Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 137:120-5. 2013..However, there is lack of evidence-based performance metrics in the preanalytic and postanalytic phases of the testing pathway for primary care practices...
- Monitoring suicidal patients in primary care using electronic health recordsHeather D Anderson
From the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Aurora HDA, AML, RJV the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora HDA, WDP, AML, DRW, RJV the Department of Epidemiology, University of Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora HDA, RJV the American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, KS WDP, EB the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado, Boulder RDN the Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado, Boulder RDN and Peak Statistical Services, Evergreen, CO RRA
J Am Board Fam Med 28:65-71. 2015..Patients at risk for suicide often come into contact with primary care providers, many of whom use electronic health records (EHRs) for charting. It is not known, however, how often suicide ideation or attempts are documented in EHRs...
- Enhancing electronic health record measurement of depression severity and suicide ideation: a Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet) studyRobert J Valuck
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, the American Academy of Family Physicians, Denver, CO, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 25:582-93. 2012..Clinical decision making and comparative studies of real-world antidepressant effectiveness are limited by the absence of clinical measures of severity of illness and suicidality...
- Evaluation of a seven state criminal history screening pilot program for long-term care workersTiffany A Radcliff
School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA
J Elder Abuse Negl 25:375-95. 2013..8% were withdrawn prior to completion for reasons that may include relevant criminal history. Lessons learned from the pilot program experiences may inform a new national background check demonstration program. ..
- Practice context affects efforts to improve diabetes care for primary care patients: a pragmatic cluster randomized trialL Miriam Dickinson
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
J Gen Intern Med 30:476-82. 2015..However, there is substantial variability in how well practices implement interventions and achieve desired outcomes...
- Rates of 5 common antidepressant side effects among new adult and adolescent cases of depression: a retrospective US claims studyHeather D Anderson
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Denver, CO, USA
Clin Ther 34:113-23. 2012..There is a gap in knowledge of the prevalence of side effects across commonly prescribed antidepressants and the effect of the type of antidepressant on the likelihood of side effects in real-world clinical practice...
- Event reporting to a primary care patient safety reporting system: a report from the ASIPS collaborativeDouglas H Fernald
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
Ann Fam Med 2:327-32. 2004..We examined reports to a primary care, ambulatory, patient safety reporting system to describe types of errors reported and differences between anonymous and confidential reports...
- Health information exchange in small-to-medium sized family medicine practices: motivators, barriers, and potential facilitators of adoptionStephen E Ross
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Int J Med Inform 79:123-9. 2010..For small-to-medium sized primary care practices (those with 20 or fewer clinicians), determine desired functions of health information exchange (HIE) and potential motivators, barriers, and facilitators of adoption...
- Effects of clinical pathways for common outpatient infections on antibiotic prescribingTimothy C Jenkins
Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Am J Med 126:327-335.e12. 2013..Antibiotic overuse in the primary care setting is common. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of a clinical pathway-based intervention on antibiotic use...
- An electronic practice-based network for observational comparative effectiveness researchWilson D Pace
University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado 80045 0508, USA
Ann Intern Med 151:338-40. 2009....
- Predictors of colorectal screening in rural Colorado: testing to prevent colon cancer in the high plains research networkWalter F Young
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
J Rural Health 23:238-45. 2007..Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, yet screening rates are well below target levels. Rural communities may face common and unique barriers to health care, particularly preventive health care...
- Practice Redesign to Improve Depression Care - PRIDE CareDavid R West; Fiscal Year: 2010..A specific aim of the multimethod assess will seek to understand how primary care physicians and practices determine and act on the relative priority of depression care among the competing demands of primary care. ..