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The Canadian Adverse Events Study: the incidence of adverse events among hospital patients in Canada
Background: Research into adverse events (AEs) has highlighted the need to improve patient safety. AEs are unintended injuries or complications resulting in death, disability or prolonged hospitalExpand
Continuity of care: a multidisciplinary review
The concept—and reality—of continuity of care crosses disciplinary and organisational boundaries. The common definitions provided here should help healthcare providers evaluate continuity moreExpand
Development and Validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
Rationale:There is a need for a brief, validated patient self-report instrument to assess the extent to which patients with chronic illness receive care that aligns with the Chronic CareExpand
Intimate partner violence: prevalence, types, and chronicity in adult women.
BACKGROUND Most intimate partner violence (IPV) prevalence studies do not examine the relationships between IPV types and the chronicity and severity of abuse. OBJECTIVES Delineate prevalence,Expand
Intimate partner violence and women's physical, mental, and social functioning.
OBJECTIVE To describe the relationship between women's health and the timing, type, and duration of intimate partner violence (IPV) exposure. METHODS A telephone interview was completed by 3429Expand
The Group Health medical home at year two: cost savings, higher patient satisfaction, and less burnout for providers.
As the patient-centered medical home model emerges as a key vehicle to improve the quality of health care and to control costs, the experience of Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative with itsExpand
Medical and psychosocial diagnoses in women with a history of intimate partner violence.
BACKGROUND We characterized the relative risk of a wide range of diagnoses in women with a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) compared with never-abused women. METHODS The sample comprisedExpand
Patient-centered medical home demonstration: a prospective, quasi-experimental, before and after evaluation.
BACKGROUND A patient-centered medical home (PCMH) demonstration was undertaken at 1 healthcare system, with the goals of improving patient experience, lessening staff burnout, improving quality, andExpand
Characteristics of users of online personalized genomic risk assessments: Implications for physician-patient interactions
Purpose: To evaluate what psychological and behavioral factors predict who is likely to seek SNP-based genetic tests for multiple common health conditions where feedback can be used to motivateExpand