Scanning the Headlines: Effectiveness 2012-2008 (Archive)
Updated on May 30, 2014
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Henry, T. Primary care push to root out tests with low clinical value. amednews.com. Dec. 5, 2012. http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2012/12/03/prsc1205.htm?utm_source=nwltr&utm_medium=heds-htm&utm_campaign=20121210
Calikoglu, S., and others. Hospital pay-for-performance programs in Maryland produced strong results, including reduced hospital-acquired conditions. Health Affairs. 31(12):2649-2658, Dec. 2012.
e reasons that many comparative effectiveness studies fail to change patient care and clinical practice. Health Affairs. 31(10):2168-2175, Oct. 2012. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/31/10/2168.abstract
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment Number 208 Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Sept. 2012. http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/296/1248/EvidenceReport208_CQGMedAdherence_FinalReport_20120905.pdf
Conry, M. and others. A 10 year (2000-2010) systematic review of interventions to improve quality of care in hospitals. BMC Health Services Research. 12(275):1472-6963, Aug. 24, 2012. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/12/275
Clark, C. Groups urge caution on 56 standards of care. HealthLeaders Media. Apr. 5, 2012. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/PHY-278583/Groups-Urge-Caution-on-45-Standards-of-Care
Using evidence-based medicine to improve quality: 5 tips from Catholic Health Partners' Michael Connelly. Beckers Hospital Review. Mar. 10, 2011. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-financial-and-business-news/using-evidence-based-medicine-to-improve-quality-5-tips-from-catholic-health-partners-michael-connelly.html#
Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Care Services. Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews. Washington DC: National Academies Press, Mar. 2011. http://www.iom.edu/About-IOM/Leadership-Staff/Boards/Board-on-Health-Care-Services.aspx
2010 National Healthcare Quality Report. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Feb. 2011. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqr10/nhqr10.pdf
Graham, R., and others, editors. Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2011. http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13058&utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=National%20Academies%20Press&utm_campaign=NAP+mail+new+3.29.11&utm_content=Downloader&utm_term
Eden, J., and others, editors. Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2011. http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13059
Committee on Health Impact Assessment; National Research Council. Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impace Assessment. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2011. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13229
Scott, L. It's all about the outcomes. H&HN. Dec. 12, 2010. http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag_app/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=HHNMAG/Article/data/12DEC2010/1210HHN_Coverstory&domain=HHNMAG
Giffin, R.B., and, Woodcock, J. Comparative effectiveness research: who will do the studies? Health Affairs;29(11):2075-2081, Nov. 2010.
Mullins, C.D., Onukwugha, E., Cooke, J.L., and others. The potential impact of comparative effectiveness research on the health of minority populations. Health Affairs;29(11):2098-2104, Nov. 2010.
Peddicord, D., Waldo, A.B., Boutin, M., and others. Health Affairs;29(11):2082-2088, Nov. 2010.
Gross, L. New trends in technology assessment: will comparative-effectiveness research and healthcare reform stifle medical device innovation? Journal of Ambulatory Care Management;33(4):350-356, Oct.-Dec. 2010.
Hagland, M. The complexity behind quality measures. Healthcare Informatics. 27(10): 40-42, Oct. 2010.
Carrier, E., Pham, H., and Rich, E. Comparative Effectiveness Research and Innovation: Policy Options to Foster Medical Advances. Washington: Center for Studying Health System Change. Oct. 2010. http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1160/
Hagland, M. Evidence-based orer sets and CPOE. Healthcare Informatics. 27(9):46-48, Sept. 2010.
VanDeusen Lukas .C., and others. Strengthening organizations to implement evidence-based clinical practices. Health Care Management Review. 35(3):235-45, July/Sep. 2010.
Mattioli, M. L., and Wolfram, R. Evidence-based clinical guidelines: an RX for better quality, an opportunity for exclusionary conduct under the antitrust laws, or a little of both? AHLA Connections. 14(8):12-20, Aug. 2010.
Danz, M., and others. Identifying quality improvement intervention evaluations: is consensus achievable? Quality and Safety in Health Care. [Epub July 14, 2010], 19(4):279-283, Aug. 2010. http://qshc.bmj.com/content/19/4/279
Carman, K. L., and others. Evidence that consumers are skeptical about evidence-based health care. Health Affairs (Millwood). 29(7):1400-6, July 2010.
Rich, E., and Docteur, E. Politics and Policy of Comparative Effectiveness: Looking Back, Looking Ahead. Issue Brief No. 1. Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., June 2010.
Clark, C. To reduce spending, american college of physicians will advise doctors what’s too costly and useless. HealthLeaders Media. Apr. 27, 2010.
Friedman, E. The burden of uncertainty. Hospitals & Health Network. Apr. 4, 2010.
Institute of Medicine. A Foundation for Evidence-Driven Practice: A Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care; Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, June 4, 2010.
Docteur, E., and Berenson, R. How will comparative effectiveness research affect the quality of health care? Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Urban Institute. Feb. 2010.
Basu, A., and Philipson, T. The Impace of Comparative Effectiveness Research on Health and Health care Spending. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, Jan. 2010.
Giffin, R., and Woodcock, J. Comparative effectiveness research: who will do the studies. Health Affairs. 29(11):2075-2081, 2010. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/11/2075
Mullins, C., and others. The potential impact of comparative effectiveness research on the health of minority populations. Health Affairs. 29(11):2098-2104, 2010. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/11/2098
Institute of Medicine. Foundation for Evidence Driven Practice; a Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care. Workshop Summary. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2010. (QZ 206 F771 2010).
Viets, E. Lessons from evidence-based medicine: what healthcare designers can learn from the medical field. Health Environments Research and Design Journal . 2(2):73-87, Winter 2009.
Aston, G. Comparative effectiveness (Why does it matter to you?). H&HN. Nov. 11, 2009.
Russell-Babin, K. Seeing through the clouds in evidence-based practice. Nursing Management. 40(11):26-32, Nov. 2009.
Value Proposition: The Role of Cost-Effectiveness in Coverage Decisions. Oakland, CA: California Healthcare Foundation, Nov. 2009.
Austin, J.D., and Manley, C.F. Quality conversations. Marketing Health Services. 29(3):9-12, Fall 2009.
Maas, A., editor. Clinical-Effectiveness Research is Nothing New For Health Plans and PBMs. AIS Health.com. Oct. 13, 2009.
Explaining Health Care Reform: What is Comparative Effectiveness Research? Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Oct. 1, 2009.
Wachter, R. On Quality Measurement, Babies and Bathwater. National Guideline Clearinghouse. Sept. 7, 2009.
Mayhew, L. On the effectiveness of care co-ordination services aimed at preventing hospital admissions and emergency attendances. Health Care Management Science. 12(3):269-284, Sept. 2009.
McMillen, J., and others. Revisiting practice-based research networks as a platform for mental health services research. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 36(5):308-321, Sept. 2009.
Bond, G., and others. Individualization and quality improvement: two new scales to complement measurement of program fidelity. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 36(5):349-357, Sept. 2009.
Landers, S.J. Putting a value on prevention could keep programs running. American Medical News. 52(19):19, 25, Aug. 17, 2009.
Brown, J., editor. IOM's comparative effectiveness research focuses more on delivery systems and less on drugs and treatment modelities. AIS Health.com. Aug. 3, 2009.
Wietholter, J., Sitterson, S., and Allison, S. Effects of computerized prescriber order entry on pharmacy order-processing time. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 66(15):1394-1398, Aug. 1, 2009.
Fox, E. and others. ASHP guidelines on managing drug product shortages in hospitals and health systems. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 66(15):1399-1406, Aug. 1, 2009.
National data, national impact: a conversation with the Dartmouth Atlas Project’s Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH. Managed Care. 18(8):46-49, Aug. 2009.
Gans, D. A peek over the horizon: strategies to thrive in a down economy. MGMA Connexion. 9(7):21-22, Aug. 2009.
Nuti, S., and others. Performance assessment in the maternity pathway in Tuscany region. Health Services Management Research. 22(3):1150121, Aug. 2009.
Hill, K. Being Goode [Colleen Goode]. JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration. 39(7/8):315-317, July/Aug. 2009.
Burns, H., Dudjak, L., and Greenhouse, P. Building an evidence-based practice infrastructure and culture: a model for rural and community hospitals. JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration. 39(7/8):321-325, July/Aug. 2009.
Chalkidou, K., and Anderson, G. Comparative Effectiveness Research: International Experiences and Implications fot the United States. Washington: AcademyHealth, July 2009.
Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research. Report to the President and the Congress. Washington, DC: US Dept. of Health and Human Services, June 30, 2009.
Wilensky, G. The policies and politics of creating a comparative clinical effectiveness research center. Health Affairs. 28(4):w719-w729, June 25, 2009.
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, June 2009.
Satterfield, J. M., and others. Toward a transdisciplinary model of evidence-based practice. Milbank Quarterly. 87(2):368-390, June 2009.
Balancing Act: Comparative Effectiveness Research and Innovation in U.S. Health Care. A White Paper. Cambridge, MA: New England Healthcare Institute, Apr. 2009.
Stock, S. Examining strategies for implementing best practices in home healthcare. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 31(2):10-17, Mar./Apr. 2009.
Garcia, J., and Wells, K. Knowledge-based information to improve the quality of patient care. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 31(1):30-35, Jan./Feb. 2009.
The Health Care Comparative Effectiveness Tool Kit. Washington: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Jan. 2009.
Kovner, A., Fine, D., and D'Aquila, R. Evidence-Based Management in Healthcare. Chicago: Health Administration Press, 2009. (W 84.1 E93 2009).
National Healthcare Quality Report. Rockville, MD : Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. 2009.
Committee on Comparative Effectiveness Research Prioritization, Institute of Medicine. Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2009.
Stead, W., and Lin, H. Computational Technology for Effective Health Care: Immediate Steps and Strategic Directions. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2009.
Sadler, B., and others. White Paper. Using Evidence-Based Environmental Design to Enhance Safety and Quality-FREE. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2009.
Cadmus, E., and others. Nurses' skill level and access to evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(11):494-503, Nov. 2008
Gioia, D., and Dziadosz, G. Adoption of evidence-based practices in community mental health: a mixed-method study of practitioner experience. Community Mental Health Journal. 44(5):347-357, Oct. 2008.
Newhouse, R. Evidence-based behavioral practice. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(10):414-416, Oct. 2008.
Geisinger shows that evidence-based practice is a winning proposition for all. Business of Caring. 3(9):13-14, Oct. 2008.
Herbert, C., and Yoder, L. Creating the ultimate healing environment. Healthcare Executive. 23(5):17-23, Sept./Oct. 2008.
What works for teamwork training. OR Manager. 24(9):22, Sept. 2008.
Training/learning curve for robotic-assisted surgery. OR Manager. 24(9):Suppl. 1-4, Sept. 2008.
Diamond, F. Exploring new ways to encourage wider use of practice guidelines. Managed Care. 17(8):50-52, Aug. 2008.
Why Not the Best? Results from the National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance, 2008. New York: The Commonwealth Fund, July 17, 2008.
Hensing, J., and others. IT enables a clinical transformation. The Business of Caring. 3(6):1-4, June 2008.
Sistrom, C., and McKay, N. Evidence-based imaging guidelines and Medicare payment policy. Health Services Research. 43(3);1006-1024, June 2008.
Rapp, C., and others. Evidence-based practice implementation strategies: results of a qualitative study. Community Mental Health Journal. 44(3):213-224, June 2008.
Jones, D. Quantifying compliance and quality: understanding the economic impact of inadequate care. Journal of Health Care Compliance. 10(3):41-44, May/June 2008.
Falcetano, J. Government/industry roundtable focuses on quality of care oversight by the board of directors. Journal of Health Care Compliance. 10(3):5-10, May/June 2008.
Kertesz, L. Better evidence better health care decisions. AHIP Coverage. 49(3):32-40, May/June 2008.
Evidence for Innovation: Transforming Children's Health Through the Physical Environment - Executive Summary. Alexandria, VA: National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions, May 2008.
Neumann, P., and others. A strategic plan for integrating cost-effectiveness analysis into the US healthcare system. American Journal of Managed Care. 14(4):185-188, Apr. 2008.
Sammer, C., Lykens, K., and Singh, K. Physician characteristics and the reported effect of evidence-based practice guidelines. Health Services Research. 43(2):569-581, Apr. 2008.
Coddington, J., and Sands, L. Cost of health care and quality outcomes of patients at nurse-managed clinics. Nursing Economics. 26(2):75-84, Mar./Apr. 2008.
Casida, J. Linking nursing unit's culture to organizational effectiveness: a measurement tool. Nursing Economics. 26(2):106-110, Mar./Apr. 2008.
Feldbauer, R. Health facility design: Evidence-based principles help improve patient care. Facility Care. 13(2):12, Mar./Apr. 2008.
Layman, E. Implementing evidence-based: nursing practice. Nurse Leader. 6(1):15-18, Feb. 2008.
Boston-Fleischhauer, C. Enhancing healthcare process design with human factors engineering and reliability science, part 2. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(2):84-89, Feb. 2008.
Reigle, B., and others. Evidence-based practice and the road to magnet status. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(2):97-102, Feb. 2008.
Holmberg, R., and others. Leadership and implementation of evidence-based practices. Leadership in Health Services. 21(3):168-184, 2008.
McClellan, M., and others. Evidence-Based Medicine and the Changing Nature of Healthcare: Workshop Summary (IOM Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine). Washington: The Natonal Academies Press, 2008.