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Advanced practice nurse outcomes 1990-2008: a systematic review.
The results indicate APRNs provide effective and high-quality patient care, have an important role in improving the quality of patient care in the United States, and could help to address concerns about whether care provided by APRNs can safely augment the physician supply to support reform efforts aimed at expanding access to care. Expand
Translating research into practice: the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) treatment recommendations.
The PORT Treatment Recommendations provide a basis for moving toward "evidence-based" practice for schizophrenia and identify both the strengths and limitations in the current knowledge base. Expand
Patient-Centered Communication, Ratings of Care, and Concordance of Patient and Physician Race
- L. Cooper, D. Roter, Rachel L. Johnson, D. Ford, D. Steinwachs, N. Powe
- Annals of Internal Medicine
- 2 December 2003
It is hypothesized that race concordance is associated with higher levels of communication behaviors that are considered patient centered, higher patient ratings of physicians' participatory decision making, and higher ratings of patient satisfaction. Expand
The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT): updated treatment recommendations 2003.
Evidence points to the value of treatment approaches combining medications with psychosocial treatments, including psychological interventions, family interventions, supported employment, assertive community treatment, and skills training. Expand
Development and Application of a Population-Oriented Measure of Ambulatory Care Case-Mix
The Ambulatory Care Group (ACG) system provides a conceptually simple, statistically valid, and clinically relevant measure useful in predicting the utilization of ambulatory health services within a particular population group. Expand
Ambulatory care groups: a categorization of diagnoses for research and management.
A case-mix measure for application in ambulatory populations based primarily on categorization of diagnoses according to their likelihood of persistence, which provides a way to specify case mix in enrolled populations for research as well as administration and reimbursement for ambulatory care. Expand
The association of self-reported neighborhood disorganization and social capital with adolescent alcohol and drug use, dependence, and access to treatment.
- E. Winstanley, D. Steinwachs, M. Ensminger, C. Latkin, M. Stitzer, Y. Olsen
- Psychology, Medicine
- Drug and alcohol dependence
The findings suggest that subjective measures of social context may be an important component of the complex biopsychosocial model of adolescent AOD addiction and treatment utilization. Expand
Patterns of usual care for schizophrenia: initial results from the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) Client Survey.
Current usual treatment practices for persons with schizophrenia likely fall substantially short of what would be recommended based on the best evidence on treatment efficacy, and the need for greater efforts to ensure that treatment research results are translated into practice is highlighted. Expand
Mental health service utilization by African Americans and Whites: the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Follow-Up.
- L. Cooper-Patrick, J. Gallo, N. Powe, D. Steinwachs, W. Eaton, D. Ford
- Medical care
- 1 October 1999
Mental health service use increased in the past decade, with the greatest increase among African Americans in GM settings, and the GM setting may offer a safety net for some mental health concerns of African Americans. Expand
The Quality and Effectiveness of Care Provided by Nurse Practitioners
Evidence indicated better serum lipid levels in patients cared for by NPs in primary care settings and that patient outcomes on satisfaction with care, health status, functional status, number of emergency department visits and hospitalizations, blood glucose, blood pressure, and mortality are similar for NPs and MDs. Expand