The American Journal of Managed Care > December 2016
The American Journal of Managed Care - December 2016
December 13, 2016 – Joshua R. Vest, PhD, MPH; Christopher A. Harle, PhD; Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD; Brian E. Dixon, MPA, PhD, FHIMSS; Shaun J. Grannis, MD, MS, FAAFP, FACMI; Paul K. Halverson, DrPH, FACHE; and Nir Menachemi, PhD, MPH
Aligning health information technology with population health requires organizations to think differently about data needs, exchange partners, and how to leverage both for evidence-based action.
FROM THE EDITORS
December 12, 2016 – Joshua R. Vest, PhD, MPH
The 6th annual Health Information Technology (IT) issue occurs at a time of significant change in US health IT—related policies. These articles will offer guidance to those working to overcome their own health IT challenges and support practitioners’, policy makers’ and researchers’ efforts to leverage health IT in support of a better health system.
December 12, 2016 – Amity E. Quinn, PhD; Sharon Reif, PhD; Brooke Evans, MA, MSW; Timothy B. Creedon, MA; Maureen T. Stewart, PhD; Deborah W. Garnick, ScD; and Constance M. Horgan, ScD
Commercial health plans promote the use of health IT to support behavioral health care access and delivery.
December 13, 2016 – Yiye Zhang, PhD, and Rema Padman, PhD
The authors illustrate a methodology for delineating variations in medical costs for patients with similar clinical conditions and needs using electronic health record data.
December 13, 2016 – Daniel M. Walker, PhD, MPH; Arthur M. Mora, PhD, MHA; and Ann Scheck McAlearney, ScD, MS
Hospitals participating in accountable care organizations (ACOs) have greater adoption of health information technology, particularly patient-facing technology and health information exchange, than non-ACO hospitals.
TRENDS FROM THE FIELD
December 12, 2016 – Hannah Rettler, MPH; R. Monina Klevens, DDS, MPH; Gillian Haney, MPH; Liisa Randall, PhD; Alfred DeMaria, MD; and Johanna Goderre, MPH
Massachusetts is integrating HIV surveillance and leveraging electronic health record clinical data into their electronic disease case management system to enhance monitoring the HIV continuum of care.
December 05, 2016 – Brian J. Miller, MD, MBA, MPH; Derek W. Moore, JD; and Chester W. Schmidt, Jr, MD
Telehealth platforms will promote increased competition in the marketplace for medical care delivery, benefiting both consumers and clinicians.
December 05, 2016 – Kitty S. Chan, PhD; Hadi Kharrazi, MD, PhD; Megha A. Parikh, MS; and Eric W. Ford, PhD, MPH
It is unclear which barriers cause the greatest threats to the successful implementation of an electronic health record (EHR). This paper prioritizes the potential threats to EHR adoption using a novel analytic strategy: item response theory.
December 07, 2016 – Michele Mesiano, MSW; Meghna Parthasarathy, MS; Shari L. Hutchison, MS, PMP; David Salai, BS; Suzanne Daub, LCSW; Mary Doyle, MHIS; and James M. Schuster, MD, MBA
A payer—provider, patient registry to identify individuals with serious mental illness and chronic physical health conditions for utilization in behavioral health homes is described.
December 08, 2016 – A. Jay Holmgren, BA; Vaishali Patel, PhD; Dustin Charles, MPH; and Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD
A national assessment of hospital engagement in key domains of interoperability, characteristics associated with engagement in interoperability, and the relationship between interoperability and provider access to clinical data.