April 1, 2005 | Journal Article
November 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study, a randomized control trial in a practice-based research network, examines the effectiveness of using medical assistants (MAs) to identify and refer patients with risk behaviors to appropriate interventions.
May 1, 2010 | Journal Article
RWJF scholars, fellow and alumni featured in Health Affairs May issue, which is devoted to America's primary care system.
Documentation of Pain Care Processes Does Not Accurately Reflect Pain Management Delivered in Primary Care
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article examines how well the documentation of pain care in a primary care setting reflects patient reports of pain care. Current quality initiatives strive to improve the quality of pain care in the medical system, but are hampered by a lack of information on how well pain and pain care is documented.
July 1, 2005 | Journal Article
February 4, 2009 | Book, Journal Article
This article introduces the American Journal of Preventive Medicine's supplement on round two results of the Prescription for Health program.
Nurse-Managed Health Centers And Patient-Centered Medical Homes Could Mitigate Expected Primary Care Physician Shortage
November 4, 2013 | Journal Article
Numerous forecasts have predicted shortages of primary care providers, particularly in light of an expected increase in patient demand resulting from the Affordable Care Act.
October 15, 2013 | Journal Article
Since the implementation of the Children's Health Insurance Program, overall visits to outpatient settings among adolescents have significantly increased and ED visit rates have remained relatively unchanged.
Effect of Pay-for-Performance Incentives on Quality of Care in Small Practices with Electronic Health Records
September 11, 2013 | Journal Article
A pay-for-performance (P4P) incentive program targeting the proportion of patients achieving measures of preventive services resulted in modest improvements in cardiovascular care.
March 1, 2012 | Journal Article