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Electronic health records (EHRs) must support primary care clinicians and patients, yet many clinicians remain dissatisfied with their system. This article presents a consensus statement about gaps in current EHR functionality and needed enhancements to support primary care. The Institute of Medicine primary care attributes were used to define needs and(More)
BACKGROUND Patients receive care in safety net clinics regardless of insurance status; however, receipt of diabetes preventive care might vary among patients with differing levels of insurance continuity. METHODS In a retrospective cohort study, using electronic health record data from adults with diabetes who were receiving care in 50 safety net clinics(More)
Colorectal-cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and Latinos have particularly low rates of screening. Strategies and Opportunities to STOP Colon Cancer in Priority Populations (STOP CRC) is a partnership among two research institutions and a network of safety net clinics to promote colorectal cancer screening among populations(More)
PURPOSE Electronic Health Record (EHR) databases in community health centers (CHCs) present new opportunities for quality improvement, comparative effectiveness, and health policy research. We aimed (1) to create individual-level linkages between EHR data from a network of CHCs and Medicaid claims from 2005 through 2007; (2) to examine congruence between(More)
▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002864 ▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002747 ▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002758 ▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002764 ▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002746 ▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002743 ▸ http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ amiajnl-2014-002827 ▸(More)
OBJECTIVES Physicians can help patients quit smoking using the 5 As of smoking cessation. This study aimed to (1) identify the proportion of known smokers that receive smoking cessation services in the course of routine clinical practice; (2) describe demographic and comorbidity characteristics of patients receiving the 5 As in these systems; and (3)(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence-based preventive services for early detection of cancer and other health conditions offer profound health benefits, yet Americans receive only half of indicated services. Policy initiatives promote the adoption of information technologies to engage patients in care. We developed a theory-driven interactive preventive health record (IPHR)(More)
BACKGROUND Integrated health care delivery systems devote considerable resources to developing quality improvement (QI) interventions. Clinics serving vulnerable populations rarely have the resources for such development but might benefit greatly from implementing approaches shown to be effective in other settings. Little trial-based research has assessed(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the performance of a health information technology platform that enables automated measurement of asthma care quality using comprehensive electronic medical record (EMR) data, including providers' free-text notes. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective data study of outpatient asthma care in Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW), a midsized health(More)
BACKGROUND The Community Health Applied Research Network, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, is a research network comprising 18 Community Health Centers organized into four Research Nodes (each including an academic partner) and a data coordinating center. The network represents more than 500,000 diverse safety net patients across(More)