continuity of patient care

Summary

Summary: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Naylor
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 281:613-20. 1999
  2. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
  3. pmc Operational definitions of attributes of primary health care: consensus among Canadian experts
    Jeannie Haggerty
    Département des sciences de la santé communautaire, Universite de Sherbrooke, Longueuil, Quebec
    Ann Fam Med 5:336-44. 2007
  4. pmc Continuity of care: a multidisciplinary review
    Jeannie L Haggerty
    département de médecine familiale, Universite de Montreal, Hôpital Notre Dame Z8910, 1560 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, QC, Canada H2L 4M1
    BMJ 327:1219-21. 2003
  5. ncbi The care transitions intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1822-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
  7. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
  8. pmc Medical errors related to discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting
    Carlton Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:646-51. 2003
  9. ncbi Transitional care of older adults hospitalized with heart failure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Mary D Naylor
    Gerontological Nursing Science Center, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:675-84. 2004
  10. ncbi Lost in transition: challenges and opportunities for improving the quality of transitional care
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80011, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:533-6. 2004

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Publications387 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Comprehensive discharge planning and home follow-up of hospitalized elders: a randomized clinical trial
    M D Naylor
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 281:613-20. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
    ..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
  3. pmc Operational definitions of attributes of primary health care: consensus among Canadian experts
    Jeannie Haggerty
    Département des sciences de la santé communautaire, Universite de Sherbrooke, Longueuil, Quebec
    Ann Fam Med 5:336-44. 2007
    ..In 2004, we undertook a consultation with Canadian primary health care experts to define the attributes that should be evaluated in predominant and proposed models of primary health care in the Canadian context...
  4. pmc Continuity of care: a multidisciplinary review
    Jeannie L Haggerty
    département de médecine familiale, Universite de Montreal, Hôpital Notre Dame Z8910, 1560 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, QC, Canada H2L 4M1
    BMJ 327:1219-21. 2003
  5. ncbi The care transitions intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1822-8. 2006
    ..A care transitions intervention designed to encourage patients and their caregivers to assert a more active role during care transitions may reduce rehospitalization rates...
  6. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..Case studies are provided describing how components of the chronic care model have been implemented in the primary care practices of 4 health care organizations...
  7. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
    ..To analyse the early loss of patients to antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in resource-limited settings...
  8. pmc Medical errors related to discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting
    Carlton Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:646-51. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of medical errors related to the discontinuity of care from an inpatient to an outpatient setting, and to determine if there is an association between these medical errors and adverse outcomes...
  9. ncbi Transitional care of older adults hospitalized with heart failure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Mary D Naylor
    Gerontological Nursing Science Center, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:675-84. 2004
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a transitional care intervention delivered by advanced practice nurses (APNs) to elders hospitalized with heart failure...
  10. ncbi Lost in transition: challenges and opportunities for improving the quality of transitional care
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80011, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:533-6. 2004
    ..This article describes the challenges involved in and potential solutions for improving the quality of transitional care...
  11. ncbi Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists
    Sunil Kripalani
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:314-23. 2007
    ..By understanding the key challenges and adopting strategies to improve patient care in the transition from hospital to home, hospitalists could significantly reduce medical errors in the postdischarge period...
  12. pmc The "ART" of linkage: pre-treatment loss to care after HIV diagnosis at two PEPFAR sites in Durban, South Africa
    Elena Losina
    Division of General Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9538. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine PTLC in newly identified HIV-infected individuals in South Africa...
  13. pmc Continuity of primary care: to whom does it matter and when?
    Paul A Nutting
    Center for Research Strategies and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80203, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:149-55. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that continuity would be more important to patients who are older, sicker, and female, who have established a relationship with their physician, and whose visit addresses more complex problems...
  14. pmc Interpersonal continuity of care and care outcomes: a critical review
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:159-66. 2005
    ..We wanted to undertake a critical review of the medical literature regarding the relationships between interpersonal continuity of care and the outcomes and cost of health care...
  15. pmc Continuity of primary care and emergency department utilization among elderly people
    Raluca Ionescu-Ittu
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal Que
    CMAJ 177:1362-8. 2007
    ..We investigated whether characteristics of primary care (accessibility and continuity) are associated with emergency department use by elderly people in both urban and rural areas...
  16. pmc The importance of continuity of care in the likelihood of future hospitalization: is site of care equivalent to a primary clinician?
    A G Mainous
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1539-41. 1998
    ..This study examined the effect of continuity with clinicians and health care sites on likelihood of future hospitalization...
  17. ncbi Effects of a health-social partnership transitional program on hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial
    Frances Kam Yuet Wong
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 73:960-9. 2011
    ..The study suggests that a health-social partnership, using volunteers as substitutes for some of the professional care, may be effective for general medical patients...
  18. ncbi The effect of continuity of care on emergency department use
    J M Gill
    Department of Family Medicine, Christiana Care Health Services, Wilmington, Del, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:333-8. 2000
    ..To examine whether continuity of care with an individual health care provider is associated with the number of hospital emergency department (ED) visits in a statewide Medicaid population...
  19. pmc Defining and measuring interpersonal continuity of care
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:134-43. 2003
    ..In an effort to learn more about the importance of continuity of care to physicians and patients, I reviewed the medical literature on continuity of care to define interpersonal continuity and describe how it has been measured and studied...
  20. ncbi Improving the quality of transitional care for persons with complex care needs
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:556-7. 2003
  21. ncbi Continuity of care: an essential element of modern general practice?
    George K Freeman
    Centre for Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Fam Pract 20:623-7. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi Assessing the quality of transitional care: further applications of the care transitions measure
    Carla Parry
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Med Care 46:317-22. 2008
    ..The Institute of Medicine has identified care transitions as a priority area for performance measurement...
  23. ncbi Does continuity of care improve patient outcomes?
    Michael D Cabana
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Fam Pract 53:974-80. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the effect of sustained continuity of care (SCOC) on the quality of patient care...
  24. ncbi "Continuity" as an organizing principle for clinical education reform
    David A Hirsh
    Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:858-66. 2007
  25. pmc Timely follow-up of abnormal diagnostic imaging test results in an outpatient setting: are electronic medical records achieving their potential?
    Hardeep Singh
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service, Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1578-86. 2009
    ....
  26. pmc Personal continuity of care in Norwegian general practice: a national cross-sectional study
    Øystein Hetlevik
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:214-21. 2012
    ..An investigation was made of the associations between high levels of personal continuity and patient, general practitioner (GP), and list characteristics...
  27. ncbi Do patients value continuity of care in general practice? An investigation using stated preference discrete choice experiments
    David Turner
    Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:132-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the relative importance to patients of continuity of care compared with other aspects of a primary care consultation...
  28. ncbi Factors contributing to all-cause 30-day readmissions: a structured case series across 18 hospitals
    Paul Feigenbaum
    The Permanente Medical Group, USA
    Med Care 50:599-605. 2012
    ..To understand factors leading to all-cause 30-day readmissions in a community hospital population...
  29. ncbi Current methods of transfer of young people with Type 1 diabetes to adult services
    S Kipps
    Department of Paediatrics, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Diabet Med 19:649-54. 2002
    ..To determine the efficacy and patient perception of various transfer procedures from paediatric to adult diabetes services...
  30. pmc How should continuity of care in primary health care be assessed?
    Chris Salisbury
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e134-41. 2009
    ..It will also give greater clarity to debates about whether new models of primary care reduce continuity...
  31. pmc Continuity of care with a primary care physician and mortality in older adults
    Fredric D Wolinsky
    Departments of Health Management and Policy and General Internal Medicine, The University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E 205 General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:421-8. 2010
    ..We examined whether older adults who had continuity of care with a primary care physician (PCP) had lower mortality...
  32. ncbi Falling through the cracks: challenges and opportunities for improving transitional care for persons with continuous complex care needs
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:549-55. 2003
    ..The article concludes with a proposed research agenda designed to advance the science of high-quality transitional care...
  33. ncbi A longitudinal examination of continuity of care and avoidable hospitalization: evidence from a universal coverage health care system
    Shou Hsia Cheng
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Intern Med 170:1671-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine the effects of continuity of care on avoidable hospitalization and hospital admission for any condition in a health care system with a high level of access to care...
  34. ncbi What do we know about patients' perceptions of continuity of care? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies
    Sina Waibel
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Group, Consortium for Healthcare and Social Services of Catalonia, Av Tibidabo 21, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:39-48. 2012
    ..This article aims to improve the knowledge on patients' perceptions of relational (RC), informational (IC) and management continuity (MC) across care levels...
  35. pmc Preventive care in prostate cancer patients: following diagnosis and for five-year survivors
    Claire F Snyder
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:283-91. 2011
    ..Factors associated with prostate-cancer cases' preventive care in the short-term (Year 1) and long-term (Year 5), and how survivors' care compares to non-cancer controls, require study...
  36. ncbi Effects of continuity of care by a primary midwife (caseload midwifery) on caesarean section rates in women of low obstetric risk: the COSMOS randomised controlled trial
    H L McLachlan
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BJOG 119:1483-92. 2012
    ..To determine whether primary midwife care (caseload midwifery) decreases the caesarean section rate compared with standard maternity care...
  37. ncbi Continuity of care, self-management behaviors, and glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Michael L Parchman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Med Care 40:137-44. 2002
    ..The influence of continuity of care on outcomes of care for patients with type 2 diabetes is poorly understood...
  38. ncbi Does continuity of care with a family physician reduce hospitalizations among older adults?
    Verena H Menec
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:196-201. 2006
    ..To examine the relation between continuity of primary care and hospitalizations...
  39. ncbi Family medicine attributes related to satisfaction, health and costs
    Mireia Sans-Corrales
    Institut Català de la Salut ICS, Spain
    Fam Pract 23:308-16. 2006
    ..To identify, from a systematic review of the literature, the attributes of Family Medicine (FM) that influence the primary health care outcome as measured by users' satisfaction, improvement in patient health and in costs...
  40. pmc Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matter
    Bruce Guthrie
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006
    ..This study examined patient and general practitioner (GP) perceptions of the value of personal continuity and rapid access, and the relationship between them...
  41. ncbi Process, outcome and experience of transition from child to adult mental healthcare: multiperspective study
    Swaran P Singh
    Health Services Research Institute, Medical School Building, Gibbet Hill Campus, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 197:305-12. 2010
    ..Many adolescents with mental health problems experience transition of care from child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to adult mental health services (AMHS)...
  42. pmc Measuring continuity of care in diabetes mellitus: an experience-based measure
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care, Research, King s College, London, UK
    Ann Fam Med 4:548-55. 2006
    ..Continuity is an important attribute of health care, but appropriate measures are not currently available. We developed an experience-based measure of continuity of care in type 2 diabetes...
  43. ncbi Advancing high value transitional care: the central role of nursing and its leadership
    Mary D Naylor
    NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 36:115-26. 2012
    ..Capitalizing on this opportunity will require the investment, commitment, and support of nursing and its leadership...
  44. ncbi Does continuity of care matter in a health care system that lacks referral arrangements?
    Shou Hsia Cheng
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Health Policy Plan 26:157-62. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine whether the association between lower COC and increased health care utilization may be apparent in a health care system that lacks a family physician or a referral system...
  45. pmc Engaging rural preceptors in new longitudinal community clerkships during workforce shortage: a qualitative study
    Judith N Hudson
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:103. 2011
    ..setting, offering senior students longitudinal participation in a 'community of practice' with access to continuity of patient care experiences, continuity of supervision and curriculum, and individualised personal and professional ..
  46. ncbi Comparisons of patient and physician expectations for cancer survivorship care
    Winson Y Cheung
    Harvard School of Public Health, Center for Outcomes and Policy Research, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2489-95. 2009
    ..To compare expectations for cancer survivorship care between patients and their physicians and between primary care providers (PCPs) and oncologists...
  47. ncbi "I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary care
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2223-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, we sought to identify problems in current test result management systems and possible ways to improve these systems...
  48. pmc Classifying and predicting errors of inpatient medication reconciliation
    Jennifer R Pippins
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1414-22. 2008
    ..Failure to reconcile medications across transitions in care is an important source of potential harm to patients. Little is known about the predictors of unintentional medication discrepancies and how, when, and where they occur...
  49. ncbi Follow-up care of patients treated for breast cancer: a structured review
    Rosalind F Collins
    Department of Health Sciences and Clinical Evaluation, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Cancer Treat Rev 30:19-35. 2004
    ....
  50. pmc Redefining and redesigning hospital discharge to enhance patient care: a randomized controlled study
    Richard B Balaban
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1228-33. 2008
    ..Inadequate communication between Hospitalists and primary care providers can further compromise post-discharge care. Redesigning the discharge process may improve the continuity and the quality of patient care...
  51. pmc Factors associated with patients' trust in their general practitioner: a cross-sectional survey
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW
    Br J Gen Pract 53:798-800. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi Good practices that address continuity during transition from child to adult care: synthesis of the evidence
    A While
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 30:439-52. 2004
    ..Effective transition to adult services is required by an increasing number of children with ongoing needs...
  53. ncbi Reduction of 30-day postdischarge hospital readmission or emergency department (ED) visit rates in high-risk elderly medical patients through delivery of a targeted care bundle
    Bruce E Koehler
    Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, Baylor Health Care System, 8080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:211-8. 2009
    ..Care coordination has shown inconsistent results as a mechanism to reduce hospital readmission and postdischarge emergency department (ED) visit rates...
  54. pmc Evaluation of the home-based maternal record: a WHO collaborative study
    P M Shah
    Division of Family Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 71:535-48. 1993
    ..It also improved the collection of community-based data and the linking of referral networks...
  55. ncbi Use of strategies from high-reliability organisations to the patient hand-off by resident physicians: practical implications
    I Philibert
    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:261-6. 2009
    ..This study analysed attributes that affect hand-off accuracy, including use of data summaries and end-of-shift transfer strategies from high-reliability organisations...
  56. pmc Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmission
    Carl van Walraven
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002
    ..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
  57. ncbi Indices for continuity of care: a systematic review of the literature
    Sandra H Jee
    University of Rochester, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:158-88. 2006
    ..No index takes into account the visit type. A unique index that reflects continuity in the physician patient relationship for pediatric and chronic disease populations is needed...
  58. ncbi The association between continuity of care and outcomes: a systematic and critical review
    Carl van Walraven
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:947-56. 2010
    ..Studies doing so must actually measure continuity. If continuity and outcomes are measured concurrently, their association can only be determined with time-dependent methods...
  59. ncbi Assessing the quality of preparation for posthospital care from the patient's perspective: the care transitions measure
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80011, USA
    Med Care 43:246-55. 2005
    ..A valid and reliable self-report measure of the quality of care transitions is needed that is both consistent with the concept of patient-centeredness and useful for the purpose of performance measurement and quality improvement...
  60. ncbi Continuity of care in mental health: understanding and measuring a complex phenomenon
    T Burns
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Psychol Med 39:313-23. 2009
    ..We aimed to operationalize a multi-axial model of continuity of care and to use factor analysis to determine its validity for severe mental illness...
  61. ncbi Good continuity of care may improve quality of life in Type 2 diabetes
    J Hänninen
    Health Centre of Mikkeli, Kiiskinmäenk 5 7, FIN 50130, Mikkeli, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 51:21-7. 2001
    ..9 +/- 2.0 (+/- SD) vs 8.3 +/- 2.0%, P=0.04). It is concluded that a permanent physician-patient relationship may improve HRQOL in subjects with Type 2 diabetes, but further prospective studies are needed to confirm this finding...
  62. ncbi The role of general practitioners in continuity of care at the end of life: a qualitative study of terminally ill patients and their next of kin
    Eva Michiels
    Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Palliat Med 21:409-15. 2007
    ..Exploring terminal patients' perceptions of GPs' role in delivering continuous end-of-life care and identifying barriers to this...
  63. pmc Continuity of care and intensive care unit use at the end of life
    Gulshan Sharma
    Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Room JSA 5 112, Galveston, TX 77555 0561, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:81-6. 2009
    ..There is increasing concern about discontinuity of care across transitions (eg, from home to the hospital) and how it might affect appropriate medical management...
  64. ncbi Continuity of care and intermediate outcomes of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Martin C Gulliford
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, London, UK
    Fam Pract 24:245-51. 2007
    ..The relevance of continuity of care in chronic illness is uncertain...
  65. ncbi Continuity of care and health outcomes among persons with severe mental illness
    Carol E Adair
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive, N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1061-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between continuity of care and outcomes...
  66. pmc Interpersonal continuity of care and patient satisfaction: a critical review
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:445-51. 2004
    ..We wanted to review the medical literature regarding the relationship between interpersonal continuity of care and patient satisfaction and suggest future strategies for research on this topic...
  67. ncbi The role of provider continuity in preventing hospitalizations
    J M Gill
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Del, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:352-7. 1998
    ..To examine the association between provider continuity and future hospitalization in a Medicaid population, and to determine if this association is greater for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions...
  68. pmc Setting standards based on patients' views on access and continuity: secondary analysis of data from the general practice assessment survey
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:258. 2003
    ..To examine patients' views on access and continuity in general practice to derive quality standards...
  69. pmc The value of inpatient pharmaceutical counselling to elderly patients prior to discharge
    S A Al-Rashed
    School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 54:657-64. 2002
    ..We have evaluated if these summaries, together with in-patient pharmaceutical counselling backed up with a simple medicine reminder card, may help with the delivery of seamless pharmaceutical care...
  70. pmc The development and evaluation of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system for primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:148-59. 2006
    ..To develop and evaluate the acceptability and use of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system (MOXXI) for primary care physicians...
  71. pmc Achieving continuity of care: facilitators and barriers in community mental health teams
    Ruth Belling
    Institute of Strategic Leadership and Service Improvement, Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Rd, London SE10AA, UK
    Implement Sci 6:23. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify and explore facilitators and barriers perceived to influence continuity of care by health and social care professionals working in and closely associated with CMHTs...
  72. ncbi Adequacy of information transferred at resident sign-out (in-hospital handover of care): a prospective survey
    S M Borowitz
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:6-10. 2008
    ..Few residency training programmes formally teach resident physicians how to sign out or assess their ability to sign out, and little research has examined the sign-out process...
  73. ncbi Preparing patients and caregivers to participate in care delivered across settings: the Care Transitions Intervention
    Eric A Coleman
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, and Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 13611 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1817-25. 2004
    ..To test whether an intervention designed to encourage older patients and their caregivers to assert a more active role during care transitions can reduce rehospitalization rates...
  74. pmc Lost in transition? Between paediatric and adult services
    Janet E McDonagh
    BMJ 332:435-6. 2006
  75. ncbi The relationship between continuity and patient satisfaction: a systematic review
    Rhodes Adler
    Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Fam Pract 27:171-8. 2010
    ..Continuity between doctors and patients likely affects patient satisfaction...
  76. ncbi Developing a user-generated measure of continuity of care: brief report
    D Rose
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:320-4. 2009
    ..In contrast to others, this measure has been generated from the perspectives of service users. As continuity of care is a concern particularly for those with severe mental illness, we have confined our work to this population group...
  77. ncbi Improved quality in the hospital discharge summary reduces medication errors--LIMM: Landskrona Integrated Medicines Management
    Anna Bergkvist
    Hospital Pharmacy, University Hospital MAS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:1037-46. 2009
    ..In this study, we focus on improving the quality of the discharge summary including the medication report to reduce medication errors in the transition from hospital to primary and community care...
  78. ncbi A structured handoff program for interns
    Eugene S Chu
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Acad Med 84:347-52. 2009
    ..To develop, teach, and supervise a structured process for handing off patient care and to evaluate its effect on interns' knowledge, skills, and attitudes toward handoffs...
  79. ncbi Families' experiences of interaction with the public health nurse at the child health clinic in connection with mother's post-natal depression
    T Tammentie
    Psychiatric Unit, Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Tampere, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:716-24. 2009
    ..The parents felt that the personality of the public health nurse was crucial to how they felt about the service they obtained from the clinic...
  80. pmc Communication failures in patient sign-out and suggestions for improvement: a critical incident analysis
    V Arora
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:401-7. 2005
    ..This study aims to describe how communication failures during this process can lead to patient harm...
  81. ncbi Continuity of care: validation of a self-report measure to assess client perceptions of mental health service delivery
    Anthony S Joyce
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, 1E3 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112 St, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 46:192-208. 2010
    ..Use of the measure for clinical and research purposes and its limitations are considered...
  82. ncbi Western Australian women's perceptions of the style and quality of midwifery postnatal care in hospital and at home
    Jennifer Fenwick
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Centre for Midwifery, Family and Child Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Women Birth 23:10-21. 2010
    ..This paper describes Western Australian (WA) women's perceptions of midwifery care in the early postpartum period...
  83. ncbi Professional patient navigation in head and neck cancer
    Lise Fillion
    Universite Laval, Faculte des sciences infirmieres, 1050 rue de la Médecine, Quebec, Canada
    Semin Oncol Nurs 25:212-21. 2009
    ..To discuss professional cancer navigation roles, models, implementation process and outcomes of patients and families dealing with head and neck cancers. One specific research is presented as an illustration...
  84. pmc Retention of information by emergency department staff at ambulance handover: do standardised approaches work?
    Rhiannon Talbot
    Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Emerg Med J 24:539-42. 2007
    ..Important information may be lost after the ambulance crew leaves...
  85. ncbi Illness careers and continuity of care in mental health services: a qualitative study of service users and carers
    Ian Rees Jones
    Bangor University, Neuadd Ogwen, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2DG, Wales, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 69:632-9. 2009
    ..Further research is required to identify how best to negotiate these key points of transition in the future...
  86. ncbi Predictors of discharges to a nursing home in a hospital-based cohort
    Emily R Smith
    Scott and White Healthcare, Program on Aging and Care, Temple, TX, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:623-9. 2009
    ..The purposes of this investigation were to compare characteristics of patients discharged to the community and those discharged to the NH, and to identify predictors of NH placement...
  87. ncbi Transitional care: a critical dimension of the home healthcare quality agenda
    Mary D Naylor
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, USA
    J Healthc Qual 28:48-54. 2006
    ..Home healthcare is a component of the healthcare industry uniquely positioned to improve transitional care and outcomes for the growing population of older adults with continuous complex needs...
  88. ncbi Measurement of continuity of care in cardiac patients: reliability and validity of an in-person questionnaire
    Heather D Hadjistavropoulos
    Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:883-91. 2004
    ..Recently, to measure continuity of care for such patients, a comprehensive questionnaire was developed to reflect the cardiac patient's perspective on multifaceted aspects of continuity of care...
  89. ncbi Medication reconciliation: developing and implementing a program
    Mandalyn Schwarz
    Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:503-7. 2006
    ..This low-cost, high-impact safely initiative, if planned and performed strategically, can have a significant effect on patient safety...
  90. pmc Transitional care
    Mary Naylor
    University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:58-63; quiz 63. 2008
  91. pmc What are covering doctors told about their patients? Analysis of sign-out among internal medicine house staff
    L I Horwitz
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:248-55. 2009
    ..To characterise and assess sign-out practices among internal medicine house staff, and to identify contributing factors to sign-out quality...
  92. pmc Patient experiences with coordination of care: the benefit of continuity and primary care physician as referral source
    Ann S O'Malley
    Center for Studying Health System Change, 600 Maryland Ave, S W Suite 550, Washington, DC, 20024 2512, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:170-7. 2009
    ..Coordination across a patient's health needs and providers is important to improving the quality of care...
  93. ncbi Consequences of inadequate sign-out for patient care
    Leora I Horwitz
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, 789 Howard Ave, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1755-60. 2008
    ..In case reports, transfers in the care of patients among health care providers have been linked to adverse events. However, little is known about the nature and frequency of these transfer-related problems...
  94. pmc Continuity of care for elderly patients with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Korea
    Jae Seok Hong
    Health Insurance Review and Assessment Policy Institute, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1259-71. 2010
    ..In conclusion, policy makers need to develop and try actively the program to improve the continuity of care in elderly patients with chronic diseases...
  95. ncbi Fumbled handoffs: one dropped ball after another
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:352-8. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi Care transitions and home health care
    Peter A Boling
    Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 25:135-48, viii. 2009
    ..Effective transitional care processes, linked with strong home care programs can reduce re-hospitalization by a third in some less intensive models and by half or more in some more intensive models...
  97. pmc Transition of care: experiences and preferences of patients across the primary/secondary interface - a qualitative study
    Annette J Berendsen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Ant Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:62. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi Integrated medical care for patients with serious psychiatric illness: a randomized trial
    B G Druss
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, West Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:861-8. 2001
    ..This randomized trial evaluated an integrated model of primary medical care for a cohort of patients with serious mental disorders...
  99. ncbi Providing continuity of care for people with severe mental illness- a narrative review
    Mike J Crawford
    Imperial College, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:265-72. 2004
    ..We reviewed literature on continuity of care for people with severe mental illness (SMI) in order to identify factors that promote and impede this process...
  100. pmc Dissemination of discharge summaries. Not reaching follow-up physicians
    Carl van Walraven
    Can Fam Physician 48:737-42. 2002
    ..To discover how often hospital discharge summaries were available to physicians seeing patients for follow-up visits after hospitalization...
  101. ncbi Transitioning to cancer survivorship: plans of care
    Nancy G Houlihan
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 23:42-8. 2009
    ..Yet, there is a growing acceptance among oncology physicians and nurses that having a plan of care is an essential component of quality survivorship care...

Research Grants67

  1. Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Medications Prescribed in Emergency Departments for Non-Traumatic Dental Conditio
    Christopher Okunseri; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Medication Intervention in Transitional Care to Optimize CKD Outcomes &Costs
    Katherine R Tuttle; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research is innovative because it integrates established clinical strategies with systems approaches to improve patient care, thereby testing a fundamentally new approach to advance CKD management. ..
  4. Life Goals Collaborative Care to Improve Health Outcomes in Mental Disorders
    Amy M Kilbourne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  5. Transition Readiness of Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
    Lisa Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, the proposed project has significant public health implications for advancing the study of transition in childhood cancer survivorship and other conditions to ultimately improve disease management and continuity of care. ..
  6. A Test of an Intervention to Improve Pap Testing Among Women with HIV
    Jeanne Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..They will be randomized to HPV self-collection and results counseling, or to receive usual care. Six months after enrollment, medical records will be reviewed for completion of Pap testing in the intervening months. ..
  7. A Medical Home Pilot Evaluation: A Model for Comparative Effectiveness Research
    KIM DUNN DUNN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Fourth, we will have a data set to compare safety net and private patients, treatments, and effectiveness to be used for comparative effectiveness research in community settings ..
  8. The Impact of Coordinating Medicare and Medicaid benefits for the dually-eligible
    Hye Young Jung; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  9. Causes and Consequences of Healthcare Efficiency
    Jonathan S Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. (Dartmouth, Pennsylvania, and Kaiser Colorado), and further study how feedback to clinicians affects care quality. All 5 subprojects are supported by an Administrative Core, a Data Core, and a Measurement Core. ..
  10. Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA)
    Richard J Adams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  11. Oral Home Telecare for Tetraplegics
    Hon K Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Improving PTSD Management in Primary Care
    Lisa S Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and use of guidelines, 4) structured feedback between primary care and mental health clinicians, 5) continuity of patient care, and 6) a resource guide detailing available community services...
  13. Health Promoters and Pharmacists in Diabetes Team Management
    Lisa Sharp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If there is benefit, then this approach may help reduce the burden of diabetes and its related complications among minorities with diabetes. ..
  14. Building Capacity for Rural Integrated Palliative Care: Bridges to Healthy Transi
    KATHARINE JOY BUCK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. Understanding Mechanisms of Ethnic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening
    James S Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..With this information, Medicare will be able to design and implement interventions to promote health and reduce health disparities among its beneficiaries. ..
  16. Continuity of care and end of the life ICU use
    Gulshan Sharma; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Interventions to improve continuity in terminally ill hospitalized patients can help reduce end of life ICU use. ..
  17. Integrating HIV with Innovative Group Antenatal Care in Two African Countries
    CRYSTAL LAUREN PATIL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If CP-Africa can be successfully adapted in two African countries, this will enhance the likelihood of success in other low-resource settings. ..
  18. Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a Referral
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help us better understand patients who are "falling through the cracks" despite full access to integrated health care, and allow healthcare delivery systems to modify their programs to better serve their membership. ..
  19. Meaning-Centered Grief Therapy for Parents Bereaved by Cancer
    Wendy G Lichtenthal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  20. Access to Mental Health Services among Released State Prisoners
    David L Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to the proposed analyses, the database constructed in this pilot project will lead to several future lines of policy-significant research to improve the health and mental health of released prisoners. ..
  21. Impacts of Delivery of Comprehensive Womens Health Care in the VA
    Ann F Chou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will model the achievement of these metrics, constructed either as binary variables or scores, as a function of comprehensive WH care delivery, controlling for patient, facility, and community/area characteristics. ..
  22. Second Manhood: A Multimedia Intervention for Male Sexual Problems after Cancer
    PAUL MARTINETTI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..All participants will complete a program evaluation form at week 24. During Phase II an IVR-based Sexual Medicine Hotline will be piloted to facilitate both self- and HCP referrals to the Sexual Medicine Clinic. ..
  23. Early Combined Intervention After Traumatic Injury
    Douglas F Zatzick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Clinical Knowledge Hub - Conceptual Integration of Rules, Data Sets, and Queries
    Gunther Schadow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Transitional Care Medication Safety and Medical Liability: Closing the Chasm
    CINDY LOU CORBETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subsequently, developed risk management strategies can be tested, replicated and disseminated to improve medication safety for patients;patient outcomes will be improved and lower overall health care costs will be realized. ..
  26. Continuity of Care and the Health of Older Adults
    Nancy Pandhi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results from the proposed research will have implications for physician practices as they seek to redesign themselves into an effective medical home. ..
  27. Models of Campus-based Relapse prevention and student characteristics
    Alexandre B Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  28. The Continuity of Medication Management (COMM) Study
    Matthew L Maciejewski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  29. Improving the Quality of Addiction Treatment Quality Measurement
    Alex Sox-Harris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to explore various means of combining the quality metrics into composite measures, and then evaluate the association of these composites with outcomes. ..
  30. Medication Adherence among Older Persons Enrolled in Medicare Part D
    Holly M Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The research and career development plan will help the candidate develop into an independent investigator. ..
  31. Evaluating Effectiveness of a Statewide Public Mental Health Re-entry Program
    Stephanie Hartwell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such analysis is needed to inform policy regarding the important issue of released prisoners with SMI that impacts both public health and public safety. ..
  32. Washington Circle Performance Measures and Criminal Justice Outcomes
    Deborah W Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In planning quality improvement activities, it is vitally important for states and providers to understand whether initiation, engagement and continuity of treatment are linked to key outcomes. ..
  33. Jail-Based Treatment to Reduce Substance Abuse, Recidivism and Risky Behavior
    June P Tangney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  34. Substance Abuse Treatment Systems: An Interorganizational Network Perspective
    SUZANNE EVELYN SPEAR; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Archival data from the California Outcome Measurement System (CalOMS) will be used to map linkages among substance abuse treatment providers and measure services integration within provider networks. ..
  35. Continuum of Care for Drug-Involved Offenders
    LYN A STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Such initiatives hold great promise in improving both public safety and public health. ..
  36. Risk Factors for Community-Onset Healthcare-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections
    Jessina C McGregor; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Improving Care Continuity in Drug Abuse Treatment
    Maxine L Stitzer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Overall, the project will provide valuable new data that can be used by policy makers to select treatment transition options that will maximize continuity of care within a drug abuse treatment services delivery system. ..
  38. Care of the elder hospitalized patient: the role of the hospitalists
    James S Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will address these aims using the 5% national sample of Medicare charge data from 1995 through 2010, and 100% Medicare data from Texas for 2000-2010. ..
  39. Kentucky TRIALS Research Center
    Carl G Leukefeld; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Violence and Victimization in Adults with Mental Illness
    Richard Van Dorn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  41. User Interfaces for Communicating Inpatient Medication Therapies
    LAUREN GABRIELLE WILCOX; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  42. Appalachian Regional Informatics Consortium (ARIC)Planning Project
    Brian Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The innovative approach of the ARIC Project will enhance the continuity of care and create new resources that contribute to biomedical knowledge, research and medical education. ..
  43. Transforming Primary Care Practice: Lessons from the New Orleans Safety-Net
    DIANE RAE RITTENHOUSE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  44. Atrial Fibrillation Management and Care Transitions among Nursing Home Residents
    SARAH KATHRYN DUTCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  45. RCT of Family Focused Grief Therapy in Palliative Care & Bereavement
    DAVID WILLIAM KISSANE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Bereavement care will be approached preventively with a continuity of care model. ..
  46. Health Outcomes for Complex Patients: Continuity of Care and Patient Perspectives
    Elizabeth A Bayliss; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Results from this investigation will clarify the benefits and mechanism of a broadly recommended, but unproven process of care for complex patients. ..
  47. Adaptive Treatment for Adolescent Cannabis Use Disorders
    Yifrah Kaminer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed study is viewed as an initial step in the development of comprehensive adaptive treatment strategies for youth with CUD. ..
  48. Patient Handoffs between Emergency Department and Inpatient Physicians
    PHILLIP BRIAN HILLIGOSS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  49. Texas Research Initiative for Adolescents in the Legal System (TRIALS)
    DANICA K KNIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. MEDICAID FINANCING FOR THE SEVERELY MENTALLY ILL
    Donald Steinwachs; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  51. ADOLESCENT MEDICINE HIV/AIDS RESEARCH NETWORK
    Lisa Henry Reid; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Negative subjects will be matched for age, race, sex and location. We expect to retain 80% of HIV+ patients by the end of Year I and 65% of HIV- patients. ..
  52. Incentives and Alerts for Improving Performance in Washington State
    Deborah W Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., racial/ethnic minorities and rural clients). 4. Evaluate if client and program level factors are associated with programs'ability to achieve and maintain good performance. ..
  53. IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF MEDICAID-ELIGIBLE INFANTS
    Peter Margolis; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..If the feasibility study proves to be successful, we hope to be in a position to test the effectiveness of integrated office-based prevention and continuity of care and home visiting in a randomized trial...
  54. Stabilize Addiction/Affect, Begin Inmates' Interferon for HCV of Liver (STAABIHL)
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such increased access to therapy would benefit public health and public safety. ..
  55. Creating Online NICU Networks to Educate, Consult & Team
    VALERIE RACHAL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..which they can provide to primary pracititioners in the community, ensuring developmental follow-up and continuity of care. ..
  56. Louisiana Rural Health Information Technology Partnershi
    PAUL SALLES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..CMR(c) is a SQL based application. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Translating Depression Guidelines in Substance Abuse Tx
    Geoffrey Curran; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Patient-level outcomes will include depressive symptoms, substance use outcomes, medication adherence quality of life, and services use. ..
  58. STATISTICAL INFERENCE FOR COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS
    Joseph Gardiner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  59. CONTINUITY OF CARE & OUTCOME OF SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS
    Ramin Mojtabai; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. CONTINUITY & COORDINATION OF MEDICAID CARE
    Andrea Gerstenberger; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..An examination of the relationship between continuity, coordination, and overall quality and cost of care may also prove interesting...
  61. PROFILING THE NEEDS OF DYING CHILDREN
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..They will also foster the development of the applicant's research skills so as to become an independent researcher addressing the needs of children with complex chronic conditions. ..
  62. DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT COSTS OF MEDICAID CLIENTS IN AN HMO
    Frances Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Policy makers especially need cost data on sub-groups of the Medicaid population such as children and youth. ..
  63. ED Information Systems-Kentucky & Indiana Hospitals
    JACOB MCKNIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  64. Impact of resident work hour rules on errors and quality
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will be central to any future efforts to reduce errors in teaching hospitals through resident work hour reform. ..
  65. Improving Quality Care for Children with Special Needs:*
    CARMEN LOZZIO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. A model for effective communications to improve inpatient ambulatory transitions
    Julie Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): Our overall objective is to improve the quality, safety, and continuity of patient care during the transition from inpatient to ambulatory care by developing a model of effective communication ..
  67. Predictors of Adherence and Continuity for Parents of Newborns
    Kathryn Moseley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By the end of this proposed project, the candidate will submit an RO1 proposal as an independent investigator to further investigate issues discovered by this proposed project. ..