The authors implemented a 15-pill electronic health record default for new Schedule II opioids and assessed opioid quantity before and after implementation using electronic health record data on 6,390 opioid prescriptions from 448 prescribers.
Implementing Electronic Health Record Default Settings to Reduce Opioid Overprescribing: A Pilot Study
Evolving Delivery System and Market Factors and Their Influence on Physician Networks and Patient Care
In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Landon and colleagues apply claims-based algorithms to identify and describe physician networks.
Provider Experiences with Chronic Care Management (CCM) Services and Fees: A Qualitative Research Study
This article summarizes results from a qualitative research study of provider experience with the Chronic Care Management (CCM) payment policy, which reimburses providers for CCM activities for Medicare beneficiaries occurring outside of office visits.
Leveraging Diverse Data Sources to Identify and Describe U.S. Health Care Delivery Systems
Researchers assess available data sources to identify and describe health care delivery systems, including system members and their relationships. They summarize strengths and limitations for identifying and describing systems due to varied content, linkages across data sources, and data collection.
Patient and Provider Perspectives on Shared Decision Making: A Systematic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature
For comparative effectiveness research to be effective, patients and providers must collaborate in shared decision making (SDM) to make evidence-based clinical decisions that align with patient preferences.
Patients' Perspectives of Care Management: A Qualitative Study
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.
Patient Dismissal by Primary Care Practices (Journal Article)
This research letter describes patient dismissal practices based on a survey of over 800 primary care practices.
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Factors Influencing Patients’ Receptiveness to Evidence-Based Recommendations During the Clinical Encounter
This article summarizes findings from eight focus groups that were conducted to better understand factors from the patient’s perspective that promote or interfere with evidence-based decision making at the point of care.
Predictive Modeling for Population Health Management: A Practical Guide (Issue Brief)
Predictive modeling is frequently used in population health management programs to stratify populations by their risk of a poor health care outcome. This brief outlines scenarios for which a predictive modeling application is likely to be appropriate and describes key practical considerations for implementation.