March 1, 2010 | Issue Brief
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
An exploration of physician organizations' administrative changes and changes in health promotion practices found that physician organizations employ no standard set of health promotion practices, and that health promotion practices and organizational structure evolve over time.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Most larger U.S. medical practice groups have some strategy in place to treat patients' tobacco dependence. But few have instituted a broad, multistrategy effort as recommended by Public Health Service guidelines, according to this survey-based study.
September 16, 2010 | Program Results Report
Depression in Primary Care: Linking Clinical and System Strategies aimed to spur health care organizations to use a chronic care model to recognize and treat depression, and to develop financial and other incentives to support the use of the model.
June 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines the use of evidence-based care management processes by large physician organizations. Care management processes are designed to improve care for people with chronic illness. Over 90 million Americans have a chronic illness and chronic illness is responsible for more than three-quarters of national health care costs.
April 19, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Diabetes Initiative and its individual projects have contributed to the expansion of diabetes self-management at the state level and nationwide.
External Incentives, Information Technology, and Organized Processes to Improve Health Care Quality for Patients with Chronic Diseases
January 22, 2003 | Journal Article
August 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Children's Hospital in Boston planned and implemented the Pediatric Alliance for Coordinated Care, a clinical service delivery model that facilitates coordinated, community-based, family-centered care for children.
December 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
The Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center refined and evaluated the Community Resource Connection, an administrative system that identified health care needs among elderly patients and linked them to appropriate services.
January 17, 2002 | Program Results Report
St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, Calif., assessed the feasibility of enhancing clinical decision-making using integrated management information systems and clinical guidelines.