The research team worked with 11 hospitals and ambulatory practices to evaluate a process improvement strategy and tools developed to help health care organizations diagnose, monitor, and mitigate health information technology-related safety risks.
Jul 15, 2014
This article describes the patient-centered Scalable National Network for Effectiveness Research (pSCANNER), which is part of the recently formed PCORnet, a national network composed of learning healthcare systems and patient-powered research networks funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
Jul 1, 2014
Displaying poster-sized commitment letters in examination rooms decreased inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for ARIs. The effect of this simple, low-cost intervention is comparable in magnitude to costlier, more intensive quality-improvement efforts.
Jan 1, 2014
Use of Behavioral Economics and Social Psychology to Improve Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections (BEARI): Rationale and Design of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial [1rc4ag039115-01] - Study Protocol and Baseline Practice and Provider Characteristics
The Application of Behavioral Economics to Improve the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections (BEARI) Trial is a multisite, cluster-randomized controlled trial with practice as the unit of randomization.
Jun 1, 2013
Diabetes Management for Low-Income Patients in Los Angeles: Two Strategies Improved Disease Control in the Short Term
Health care providers serving vulnerable patients in Los Angeles have developed programs intended to increase diabetes control through more-intensive patient education and engagement.
Jan 1, 2012
First dollar coverage for preventive services increases utilization modestly among healthy individuals, particularly those in lower deductible plans, but patients' predisposing characteristics merit attention.
Dec 31, 2009