Dawn Bazarko

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This study implemented an innovative new model of delivering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program that replaces six of the eight traditional in-person sessions with group telephonic sessions (tMBSR) and measured the program’s impact on the health and well-being of nurses employed within a large health care organization. As part of a(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of the electronic health record (EHR) on cost (i.e., payments to providers) and process measures of quality of care. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective before-after-study-control. From the database of a large managed care organization (MCO), we obtained the claims of patients from four community physician practices that implemented(More)
Retail clinics have the potential to reduce health spending by offering convenient, low-cost access to basic health care services. Retail clinics are often staffed by nurse practitioners (NPs), whose services are regulated by state scope-of-practice regulations. By limiting NPs' work scope, restrictive regulations could affect possible cost savings. Using(More)
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