Farrant Sakaguchi

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BACKGROUND Chronic diseases affect 52% of Americans and consume 86% of health care costs. A small portion of patients consume most health care resources and costs. More intensive patient management strategies, such as case management, are usually more effective at improving health outcomes, but are also more expensive. To use limited resources efficiently,(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of electronic health records (EHRs) on doctor-patient communication are unclear. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of EHR use compared with paper chart use, on novice physicians' communication skills. DESIGN Within-subjects randomized controlled trial using observed structured clinical examination methods to assess the impact of(More)
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