Jeff Luck

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UNLABELLED Collaborative care models for depression in primary care are effective and cost-effective, but difficult to spread to new sites. Translating Initiatives for Depression into Effective Solutions (TIDES) is an initiative to promote evidence-based collaborative care in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Social marketing applies marketing(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with complex conditions account for a disproportionate share of health care spending. Although evidence indicates that care for these patients could be provided more efficiently, the financial impact of mechanisms to improve the care they receive is unclear. DESIGN/METHODS Numerous mechanisms-emphasizing patient self-management, care(More)
BACKGROUND We conducted a national level assessment of the quality of clinical care practice in the Ukrainian healthcare system for two important causes of death and chronic disease conditions. We tested two hypotheses: a) quality of care is predicted by physician and facility characteristics and b) health status is predicted by quality of care. METHODS(More)
Facing a severe population health crisis due to noncommunicable diseases, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics and Eastern European countries have a pressing need for more effective health systems. Policies to enhance health system effectiveness should consider the perspectives of different stakeholder groups, including providers as well as patients.(More)
  • Frank Camm, John Ausink, Laura Baldwin, Charles Cannon, Mary Chenoweth, Irv Cohen +15 others
  • 2003
Over the last decade, the Department of Defense (DoD) has sought increasingly to transform its basic approach to warfighting and the methods it uses to support warfighters. 2 As part of this effort, leaders and influential observers of DoD have repeatedly encouraged DoD to emulate " best commercial practices " (BCPs)—the practices of commercial firms that(More)
BACKGROUND Like other transformative healthcare initiatives, patient-centered medical home (PCMH) implementation requires substantial investments of time and resources. Even though PCMH and PCMH-like models are being implemented by multiple provider practices and health systems, little is known about what facilitates their implementation. The purpose of(More)
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