In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Landon and colleagues apply claims-based algorithms to identify and describe physician networks.
Evolving Delivery System and Market Factors and Their Influence on Physician Networks and Patient Care
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.
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.
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.
Center on Health Care Effectiveness (About Us)
Today’s complex health care environment demands high quality, effective care.
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.
Barriers to Choosing Wisely® in Primary Care: It’s Not Just About “The Money”
In this article the author comments on results from two national surveys of primary care clinicians that explore the barriers to implementing 12 Choosing Wisely recommendations.
From Concept to Policy: 10 Years After the Call for a US Center for Comparative Effectiveness Information
This article describes the evolution of comparative effectiveness research since the concept was first discussed by Gail Wilensky in 2006. It illustrates how Wilensky’s policy ideas have resulted in a better understanding of ‘what works best for whom’ in the nation’s health care system.