The American Journal of Managed Care > Special Issue: Health Information Technology - Guest Editor: Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM
The American Journal of Managed Care - Special Issue: Health Information Technology - Guest Editor: Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM
November 26, 2013 – Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH
Nearly every Institute of Medicine report or blueribbon panel tasked with developing ideas for fixing our healthcare delivery system points to the same solution: greater use of health information technology (HIT).
November 26, 2013 – Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institute, Former National Coordinator for Health IT, US Department of Health and Human Services
The American Journal of Managed Care was founded in 1995, during the last period of serious reexamination of how healthcare is paid for and how it's delivered. Nearly 20 years later, after the retreat of the first managed care revolution, per capita healthcare costs have more than doubled, and there is again a strong movement toward payment and delivery system reform.
November 25, 2013 – Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD; and Robert S. Huckman, PhD
Although increasing electronic health record use and delegating the related work improve physician productivity, these 2 strategies interact differently based on practice size.
November 25, 2013 – James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH; Mark A. Drew, BID; Jeffrey Weilburg, MD; Chris Sistrom, MD, MPH, PhD; and Alexa B. Kimball, MD, MPH
Real-time location systems can capture face time and trade-offs between face time and diagnostic testing so that clinicians' responses to time pressures can be measured.
November 25, 2013 – Marsha Gold, ScD; Mynti Hossain, MPP; Dustin R. Charles, MPH; and Michael F. Furukawa, PhD
Balancing competing goals of innovation and regulatory oversight will influence the evolution of the vendor market for certified ambulatory electronic health record products.
November 26, 2013 – Alexander F. H. Low, MBA; Andrew B. Phillips, RN, PhD; Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, PhD; Ashwin R. Patel, MD, PhD; Lisa M. Kern, MD, MPH; and Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH
Although health information technology interventions are associated with cost savings and revenue gains, there still are few articles on this topic.
TRENDS FROM THE FIELD
November 26, 2013 – Marsha Gold, ScD
Organizations pursuing change need the infrastructure and tools to effect it. Health information technology is critical to delivery reform but its development will require support and time.
November 21, 2013 – Penny Gilbert, MBA, BSM, BSN, RN, CPHQ; Michael D. Rutland, MBA, FHFMA, FACHE, FABC; and Dorothy Brockopp, PhD, RN
New case management model achieves success in reducing readmissions and is easily duplicated across the Baptist Health System, Inc.
November 21, 2013 – Rohima Begum, MPH; Mandy Smith Ryan, PhD; Chloe H. Winther, BA; Jason J. Wang, PhD; Naomi S. Bardach, MD; Amanda H. Parsons, MD; Sarah C. Shih, MPH; and R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA
A study to assess clinician attitudes and experiences after participating in a New York City cardiovascular disease focused quality recognition and financial incentive program using health information technology.
November 21, 2013 – Richard Lam, MD, MBA; Victor S. Lin BS; Wendy S. Senelick, MPH; Hong-Phuc Tran, MD; Alison A. Moore, MD, MPH; and Brandon Koretz, MD, MBA
A randomized controlled trial was conducted to assess whether adding a peer testimonial to a mailing increases conversion rates from brand name prescription medications to lower-cost equivalents.
November 22, 2013 – William E. Encinosa, PhD; and Jaeyong Bae, MA
Adopting the 5 core medication management elements of meaningful use electronic medical records reduces adverse drug events and saves costs.