November 2017

Patients' Perspectives of Care Management: A Qualitative Study

November 15, 2017


Risk-stratified care management is a cornerstone of patient-centered medical home models, but studies on patients’ perspectives of it are scarce. We explored patients’ experiences with care management, what they found useful, and what needs improvement.

Improving Antibiotic Stewardship: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial

November 21, 2017


The authors assessed the effect of provider education and clinical decision support (CDS) on antibiotic prescribing for acute sinusitis. Education and CDS improved antibiotic stewardship and changed diagnosis patterns.

Diabetes Care Improvement in Pharmacist- Versus Nurse-Supported Patient-Centered Medical Homes

November 22, 2017


In this longitudinal comparative effectiveness study of different chronic disease self-management support approaches within 1 system, both pharmacist- and nurse-led patient-centered medical home approaches improved diabetes care.