Scanning the Headlines: Care Management 2009 (Archive)
Updated on October 12, 2012
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Chin, B., Sakuda, C., and Balaraman, V. Improving transitional care in Hawaii. Journal of Healthcare Information Management. 23(1):46-49, Winter 2009.
Kearns, S. Virtual nurse helps patients understand discharge information. HealthLeaders Media, Dec. 30, 2009.
O'Malley, A., and others. Are electronic medical records helpful for care coordination? Experiences of physician practices. Journal of General Internal Medicine. Dec. 23, 2009.
Six key take-aways from STAAR on reducing readmissions. Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dec. 2009.
Carrier, E., and Reschovsksy, J. Expectations outpace reality: physicians' use of care management tools for patients with chronic conditions. Issue Brief No. 129. Washington: Center for Studying Health System Change, Dec. 2009.
Klein, S. In Focus: Improving the Quality of Rural Health Care Through Collaboration. Commonwealth Fund, Nov./Dec. 2009.
Cole, B. New Wisconsin medical center will provide coordinated care, integrated EHRs. HealthLeaders Media. Nov. 17, 2009.
Williard, M. Outsourcing discharge follow-up calls keeps nurses at the bedside. StrategiesforNurseManagers.com, accessed Oct. 19. 2009.
Zuckerman, S., and others. Incremental Cost Estimates for the Patient-Centered Medical Home. New York: Commonwealth Fund, Oct. 16, 2009.
Crosson, F. 21st-Century Health Care — The case for integrated delivery systems. New England Journal of Medicine. 361(14):1324-1325, Oct. 1, 2009.
Johns Hopkins care model slashes costs, raises quality and satisfaction. Healthcare Financial Management Association, Sept. 2009.
Kanaan, S. Homeward bound: nine patient-centered programs cut readmissions. Oakland CA: CaliforniaHealthCare Foundation. Sept. 2009.
McAllister, J., and others. Achieving Effective Care Coordination in the Medical Home. Pediatric Annals. 38:9, Sept. 2009.
Huff C. Building the medical home. Hospitals & Health Networks. 83(9):25-27, Sept. 2009.
Reid, R., and others. Patient-Centered Medical Home Demonstration: A Prospective, Quasi-Experimental, Before and After Evaluation. American Journal of Managed Care. 5(9):e71-e87, Sept. 2009.
McAllister, J., Sherrieb, K., and Cooley, C. Improvement in the Family-Centered Medical Home Enhances Outcomes for Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 32(3):188-196, July/Sept., 2009.
Averill, R., and others. Redesigning the Medicare Inpatient PPS to reduce payments to hospitals with high readmission rates. Health Care Financing Review. 30(4):1-1, Summer 2009.
Clark, C. Many hospitalized patients leave facilities against medical advice. HealthLeaders Media. Aug. 20, 2009.
Lipitz, R. The Guided Care Solution: Improving the Quality of Life for Older Americans with Complex Health Care Needs. [web site]. Center for Integrated Health Care, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, accessed Aug. 20, 2009.
Brantes, F., Rosenthal, M., and Painter, M. Building a bridge from fragmentation to accountability-the prometheus payment model. New England Journal of Medicine. Aug. 19, 2009.
Leff, B., and others. Guided Care and the Cost of Complex Healthcare: A Preliminary Report. American Journal of Managed Care. (8):555-559, Aug. 15, 2009.
Stranges, E., and others. Hospitalizations in Which Patients Leave the Hospital Against Medical Advice (AMA), 2007. Statistical Brief #78. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Aug. 2009.
The Cost of Chronic Disease. Washington: Grant Makers for Health. July 27, 2009.
Lewis, M. Is becoming a medical home worth the trouble? Medical Economics. July 24, 2009. (Online).
Health plans: Unintended consequences. HealthLeaders Media. July 22, 2009.
Goldfield, N., Fuller, R., and Averill, R. Paying for Quality and Coordination: Aligning Provider Payments With Global Goals . American Journal of Medical Quality , published online July 20, 2009.
Commins, J. Direct medical home offers healthcare without insurers. HealthLeaders Media. July 13, 2009.
Cooley, W., and others. Improved Outcomes Associated With Medical Home Implementation in Pediatric Primary Care. Pediatrics. 124;358-364, July 9, 2009.
Were, M., and others. Adequacy of hospital discharge summaries in documenting tests with pending results and outpatient follow-up providers. Journal of General Internal Medicine. July 6, 2009. (Online).
McCarthy, D., and Mueller, K. Organizing for Higher Performance: Case Studies of Organized Delivery Systems. New York: Commonwealth Fund, July 2, 2009.
Berenson, R., and Howell, J. Structuring, Financing and Paying for Effective Chronic Care Coordination. Washington: National Coalition on Care Coordination, July 2009.
Cunningham, P. Chronic Burdens: The Persistently High Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses Faced by Many Americans with Chronic Conditions. New York: The Commonwealth Fund, July 2009.
Carmona R.Healing the Nation’s Chronic Health Problems. Hospitals & Health Networks, podcast, June 15, 2009.
Kirschner, N., and Barr, M. Specialists/subspecialists and the patient-centered medical home. CHEST. June 5, 2009. http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/early/2009/06/05/chest.09-0060.full.pdf#page=1&view=FitH
Solberg, L., and others. Is Integration in Large Medical Groups Associated with Quality? American Journal of Managed Care. 15(6):e34-e41, June 2009.
Takach, M. The Role of Federally Qualified Health Centers in State-Led Medical Home Collaboratives. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, June 2009.
Improving Medicare chronic care demonstration programs: Section 150 of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 report; chapter 8. In: Report to the Congress: Improving Incentives in the Medicare Program. Washington, DC: MedPAC, June 2009.
Kaye, N., and Takach, M. Building Medical Homes in State Medicaid and CHIP Programs. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, June 2009.
Aston, G. Asthma care: hospitals rethink their role. Hospitals & Health Networks. 83(6):41-45, June 2009.
Hibbard, J., and Bellard, D. Patient Activation Measure™: Assessing the Engaged Healthcare Consumer for Self-Efficacy. [podcast]. Healthcare Intelligence Network, May 27 ,2009.
Mucci, K. Virtual patient advocate could enhance health literacy [discharge planning]. HealthLeaders Media. Apr. 29, 2009.
Sharma, G., and others. Continuity of outpatient and inpatient care by primary care physicians for hospitalized older adults. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 301(16):1671-1680, Apr. 22/29, 2009.
Bein, B. AARP Surveys Detail Patient and Caregiver Dissatisfaction with Chronic Care Recommendations for Improvement Focus on Medical Home Principles. Leawood, KS: American Academy of Family Physicians, April 22, 2009.
Norman, J., editor. MEDPAC Probes Effectiveness of Accountable Care Organizations. New York: Commonwealth Fund, Apr. 13, 2009.
Shurney, D. The Strategic Ongoing Role of Disease Management in the Healthcare Continuum: Achieving the ROI. podcast]. Healthcare Intelligence Network, Apr. 13, 2009.
Innovations in Preventing and Managing Chronic Conditions: What's Working in the Real World? Washington: Center for Studying Health System Change, Apr. 8, 2009.
Bokhour, B., and others. Improving Methods for Measuring Quality of Care. Medical Care Research and Review. 66(2):147-166, Apr. 1, 2009.
Beesla, R., and Ugrinic, R. Briefing: Public Payer Medical Home Initiatives. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, Apr. 2009.
Johnson, K., and Rosenthal, J. Improving Care Coordination, Case Management, and Linkages to Service for Young Children: Opportunities for States. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, Apr. 2009.
O'Malley, A., and others. Coordination of Care by Primary Care Practices: Strategies, Lessons and Implications. Washington: Center for Studying Health System Change, Apr. 2009.
Coleman, K., Pearson, M., and Wu, S. Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net: A Practice Coaching Manual. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Apr. 2009.
Tu, H., and Cohen, G. Financial and Health Burdens of Chronic Conditions Grow. Center for Studying Health System Change Tracking Report No. 24, Apr. 2009.
Abrams, M., Davis, K., and Haran, C. Can Patient-Centered Medical Homes Transform Health Care Delivery? New York: The Commonwealth Fund, Mar. 27, 2009.
Chedraoui,G., and Liss, D. Medical Home Metrics and Measurements for Achieving ROI. [podcast]. Healthcare Intelligence Network, March 24, 2009.
Hewitt Survey Reveals Employers Intensifying Efforts Around Managing Chronic Health Conditions. Lincolnshire, IL: Hewitt, Mar. 12, 2009.
Brown, R. The Promise of Care Coordination: Models that Decrease Hospitalizations and Improve Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries with Chronic Illnesses. Washington: National Coalition on Care Coordination, Mar. 2009.
Haglund, M. A clear case. Healthcare Informatics. 26(3):39-40, Mar. 2009.
Sevin, C., and others. Transforming care teams to provide the best possible patient-centered, collaborative care. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 32(1):24-31, Jan./Mar. 2009.
Simmons, L., and others. Activation of patients for successful self-management. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 32(1):16-23, Jan./Mar. 2009.
Cassil, A. News Release: Scope of Care Coordination Daunting for Physicians Treating Medicare Patients. Washington: Center for Studying Health System Change, Feb. 17, 2009.
Peikes, D., and others. Effects of care coordination on hospitalization, quality of care, and health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries . Journal of the American Medical Association. 301(6):603-618, Feb. 11, 2009.
Transforming Health Care Payment and Delivery Systems to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Feb. 2009.
Masterson, L. Three takeaways from the MHS project-so far . HealthLeaders Media. Jan. 14, 2009.
Miller, P. Can the medical home save primary care? HealthLeaders Media. 10(1):10, Jan. 2, 2009.
Thomas, P. Case management delivery models. Journal of Nursing Administration. 39(1):30-37, Jan. 2009.
National Priority: Care Coordination. National Priorities Partnership, 2009.
Implementing Care Coordination in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. New York, NY: National Coalition on Care Coordination. 2009. http://www.nyam.org/social-work-leadership-institute/docs/publications/N3C-Implementing-Care-Coordination.pdf
Who is Qualified to Coordinate Care? New York, NY: Social Work Leadership Institute of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2009. http://www.nyam.org/social-work-leadership-institute/docs/care-coordination/N3C-Recommendations-on-the-Qualified-Care-Coordinator.pdf
Peikes, D., and others. Effects of care coordination on hospitalization, quality of care, and health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries . Journal of the American Medical Association . 301(6):603-618, 2009.
Coleman, K., and others. Evidence on the chronic care model in the new millennium . Health Affairs. 28(1):75-85, 2009.
Bott, D., and others. Disease management for chronically ill beneficiaries in traditional Medicare . Health Affairs. 28(1):86-98, 2009.
Paez, K., and Hwang, W. Rising out-of-pocket spending for chronic conditions: a ten-year trend . Health Affairs. 28(1):15-25, 2009.
Pyne, D. Community Networks in Chronic Disease Management. Healthcare Quarterly. 12(4):80-84, 2009
Decker, S., Schappert, S., and Sisk, J. Use of medical care for chronic conditions . Health Affairs. 28(1):26-35, 2009.
Bodenheimer, T., Chen, E., and Bennett, H. Confronting the growing burden of chronic disease: can the U.S. health care workforce do the job? Health Affairs. 28(1):64-74, 2009.
Siu, A., and others. The ironic business case for chronic care in the acute care setting . Health Affairs. 28(1):113-125, 2009.
Foote, S. Next steps: how can Medicare accelerate the pace of improving chronic care? Health Affairs. 28(1):99-102, 2009.
Coye, M., Hasselkorn, A., and DeMello, S. Remote patient management: technology-enabled innovation and evolving business models for chronic disease care. Health Affairs. 28(1):126-135, 2009.
Sochalski, J., and others. What works in chronic care management: the case of heart failure . Health Affairs. 28(1):179-189, 2009.
Patient-Centered Care for the Safety Net System. New York: The Commonwealth Fund, 2009.
Ham, C. Chronic care in the English national health service: progress and challenges . Health Affairs. 28(1):190-201, 2009.
The Impact of Chronic Disease on U.S Health and Prosperity a Collection of Statistics and Commentary Almanac of Chronic Disease. Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, 2009.
Low-Cost Low-Tech Medical Home Approaches to Reducing Readmissions. Manasquan, NJ: Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2009. (W 84.6 AA1 L912 2009).
Reducing Readmission Risk for the Elderly: Through Care Transition Coaching. Manasquan, NJ: The Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2009. (WX 158 R321 2009).
Sammitt, C. Medical Home Reimbursement ABCs: Funding Care Delivery Through ACOs, Bundled Payments and Concrete Contracts. Manasquan, NJ: Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2009. (W 84.6 AA1 S189m 2009).
A Call to Action for Health Reform. Washington: AARP, 2009.
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care [for US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services]. Care Transitions QIOSC. Englewood, CO: Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, 2009.
Institute of Medicine. Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public. Washington: National Academies Press, 2009. (WB 113 S955i 2009).
Meaningful Connections: A Resource Guide for Using Health IT to Support the Patient Centered Medical Home. Washington: Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, 2009.
Boutwell, A. Griffin, F. Hwu, S. Shannon, D. Effective Interventions to Reduce Rehospitalizations: A Compendium of 15 Promising Interventions. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2009. http://www.ihi.org/NR/rdonlyres/758FCB3E-96AA-45FE-944D-CCD5FA63FF81/0/STAARCompendiumofPromisingInterventions.pdf
Nielsen, G., Rutherford, P., and Taylor, J. How-to Guide: Creating an Ideal Transition Home. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2009. http://www.ihi.org/NR/rdonlyres/5C7A25A7-2142-4644-821F-89316C2C7D84/0/STAARHowtoGuideforTransitionsHome.pdf
Curtis, J., and others. All-Cause Readmission and Repeat Revascularization After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in a Cohort of Medicare Patients. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 54:903-907, 2009. http://content.onlinejacc.org/cgi/content/full/54/10/903