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Characterization of adverse events detected in a large health care delivery system using an enhanced global trigger tool over a five-year interval.
OBJECTIVE To report 5 years of adverse events (AEs) identified using an enhanced Global Trigger Tool (GTT) in a large health care system. STUDY SETTING Records from monthly random samples of adultsExpand
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Effectiveness of Diabetes Resource Nurse Case Management and Physician Profiling in a Fee-For-Service Setting: A Cluster Randomized Trial
Nurses with advanced training—diabetes resource nurses (DRNs)—can improve care for people with diabetes in capitated payment settings. Their effectiveness in fee-for-service settings has not beenExpand
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The effectiveness of implementing an electronic health record on diabetes care and outcomes.
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of electronic health record (EHR) implementation on primary care diabetes care. DATA SOURCES Charts were abstracted semi-annually for 14,051 diabetes patients seen inExpand
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The effect of health care system administrator pay-for-performance on quality of care.
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs for health care administrators has received little attention. In 2001, Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) began linking supervisorExpand
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Improving Quality and Reducing Inequities: A Challenge in Achieving Best Care
The health care quality chasm is better described as a gulf for certain segments of the population, such as racial and ethnic minority groups, given the gap between actual care received and ideal orExpand
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Improving quality and reducing inequities: a challenge in achieving best care.
The health care quality chasm is better described as a gulf for certain segments of the population, such as racial and ethnic minority groups, given the gap between actual care received and ideal orExpand
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Description and Evaluation of Adaptations to the Global Trigger Tool to Enhance Value to Adverse Event Reduction Efforts
Objective To adapt the Global Trigger Tool (GTT) as a sustainable monitoring tool able to characterize adverse events (AEs) for organizational learning, within the context of limited resources.Expand
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A High Level of Patient Activation Is Observed But Unrelated to Glycemic Control Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Abstract Objective. To measure patient activation and its relationship to glycemic control among adults with type 2 diabetes who had not participated in a formal diabetes self-management educationExpand
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Variation in diabetes care among states: do patient characteristics matter?
OBJECTIVE To examine state variability in diabetes care for Medicare beneficiaries and the impact of certain beneficiary characteristics on those variations. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS MedicareExpand
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Screening for Helicobacter pylori and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use in medicare patients hospitalized with peptic ulcer disease.
BACKGROUND Peptic ulcer disease has well-defined causes, with most cases related to Helicobacter pylori infection and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use. OBJECTIVES To report performance ratesExpand
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