Charles M. Belden

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BACKGROUND Climate has a long history in organizational studies, but few theoretical models integrate the complex effects of climate during innovation implementation. In 1996, a theoretical model was proposed that organizations could develop a positive climate for implementation by making use of various policies and practices that promote organizational(More)
CONTEXT In order for patients to benefit from a multidisciplinary treatment approach, diverse providers must communicate on patient care. OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the effect of information exchange across multidisciplinary human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care providers on patient health outcomes. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial, randomized(More)
Health care organization leaders and policy makers seeking ways to reform the delivery of health care have become increasingly interested in transformational change. To foster understanding of how organizational transformation occurs and to stimulate further research, we report findings from a systematic review of empirical research on transformational(More)
Many believe that electronic medical record systems hold promise for improving the quality of health care services. The body of research on this topic is still in the early stages, however, in part because of the challenge of measuring the capabilities of electronic medical record systems. The purpose of this study was to identify classes of Electronic(More)
BACKGROUND The electronic exchange of health records has been a notable topic in recent years in the effort to improve the quality of healthcare delivery and reduce administrative burden. Interviews and documents from stakeholders in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care, and HIV information technology were collected between November 2004 through March(More)
BACKGROUND Although champions are commonly employed in health information technology (HIT) implementations, the state of empirical literature on HIT champions' is unclear. The purpose of our review was to synthesize quantitative and qualitative studies to identify the extent of research on the characteristics, behaviors, and impacts of HIT champions.(More)
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