Differences in Education, Knowledge, Self-Management Activities, and Health Outcomes for Patients with Heart Failure Cared for Under the Chronic Disease Model: The Improving Chronic Illness Care Evaluation — 2005

Baker DW, Asch SM, Keesey JW, Brown JA, Chan KS, Joyce G, Keeler EB.

J Card Fail, 2005 Aug; 11(6):405-13

The PedsQL(TM): Reliability and Validity of the Short-Form Generic Core Scales and Asthma Module

Chan, Kitty S. PhD; Mangione-Smith, Rita MD, MPH; Burwinkle, Tasha M. PhD; Rosen, Mayde BSN, RN; Varni, James W. PhD.
Medical Care March 2005. 43(3), 256-265.

An Evaluation of an Adult Asthma BTS Collaborative and the Effect of Patient Self-Management

Schonlau M, Mangione-Smith R, Rosen M, Louis TM, Cretin S, Keeler E.
Annals of Family Medicine, 2005 3: 200-208.

How Do Ethnicity and Primary Language Spoken at Home Affect Management Practices and Outcomes in Children and Adolescents With Asthma?

Chan KS, Keeler E, Schonlau M, Rosen M, Mangione-Smith R
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159:283-289.

Motivation to Improve Chronic Disease Care in Three Quality Improvement Collaboratives

Lin M, Marsteller JA, Shortel S, Mendel P, Pearson ML, Rosen M, Wu S
Health Care Manage Rev, 2005, 30(2), 139-156.

The Role of Perceived Team Effectiveness in Improving Chronic Illness Care

Shortell SM, Marsteller JA, Lin M, Pearson ML, Wu S-Y, Mendel P, Cretin S, Rosen M.
Medical Care, Vol. 42, No. 11, Nov 2004, pp. 1040-1048.

An Evaluation of Collaborative Interventions to Improve Chronic Illness Care: Framework and Study Design

Cretin, S., Shortell, S.M., Keeler, E.B.
Evaluation Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, February 2004.

Assessing the Implementation of the Chronic Care Model in Quality Improvement Collaboratives: Does Baseline System Support for Chronic Care Matter?

Wu SY, Pearson ML, Schaefer J, Bonomi AE, Shortell SM, Mendel PJ, Marsteller JA, Louis TA, Keeler EB. Luczak, H. & Zink, K.J.
Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management-VII. Re-Design Work and Macroergonomics - Future Perspectives and Challenges. Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management held in Aachen, Germany, October 1-2, 2003. Santa Monica, CA, USA: IEA Press.

Do Patient Consent Provisions Affect Participation Rates in Quality Improvement Studies: Data from the Improving Chronic Illness Care Evaluation 2005

Nelson K, Garcia RE, Brown J, Mangione CM, Keeler EB, Cretin S
Medical Care, 2002; 40 (4): 283-288.

Emerging Results

We are currently analyzing data we have collected from health care organizations, patients, and medical records for the evaluation. Although our analyses are not yet complete, we want to make our emerging results available to those involved in QI efforts. Below we present summaries of our emerging results, categorized by the main research question they address (see “About the Study”). These findings are preliminary and have not yet been peer reviewed. They cannot be cited or quoted without permission of the author.

Are organizations enrolled in the Collaborative able to make significant changes in their systems for delivering chronic illness care?

Sustainability and Spread of Chronic Illness Care Improvement

Wu SY, Pearson ML, Keeler EB, Shortell SM, Mendel PJ, Lin M, Marsteller JA.
Abstr AcademyHealth Meet. 2004; 21: abstract no. 1968.

Chronic Care Model (CCM) Implementation Emphases

Pearson ML, Wu SY, Shortell S, Marsteller JA, Mendel PJ, Lin M, Keeler EB
Health Services Research Volume 40, Issue 4, pages 978-996, August 2005.

What organizational and team factors are associated with successful change efforts?

The Relationship between Non-Racial Diversity in Team Composition and Performance and Creativity in a Chronic Illnness Care Quality Improvement Intervention

Marsteller JA
Dissertation, Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services and Policy Analysis, University of California, Berkeley Stephen M. Shortell (Chairman)

Social Networks among Teams in Chronic Illness Care Improvement Collaboratives

Marsteller JA, Shortell SM, Lin M, Mendel P, Dell E, Wang S, Cretin S, Pearson ML, Wu S, Rosen M
AcademyHealth. Meeting (2003 : Nashville, Tenn.). Abstr AcademyHealth Meet. 2003; 20: abstract no. 822.

Does successful implementation of the Chronic Care Model lead to better processes and outcomes of care?

Do Collaborative Quality Improvement Programs Reduce Cardiovascular Risk for Persons with Diabetes?

Vargas RB, Mangione CM, Keesey J, Asch S, Schonlau M, Keeler EB
AcademyHealth. Meeting (2004 : San Diego, Calif.). Abstr AcademyHealth Meet. 2004; 21: abstract no. 1995.

Does Participation in a Collaborative Improve Quality of Care for Diabetes?

Asch S, Mangione C, Broder M, Keesey J, Rosen M, Keeler EB
AcademyHealth. Meeting (2003 : Nashville, Tenn.). Abstr AcademyHealth Meet. 2003; 20: abstract no. 821.