Factors associated with physician involvement in care management.

  title={Factors associated with physician involvement in care management.},
  author={T. Neil M. Waters and Peter P Budetti and Kimberly S Reynolds and Robin R. Gillies and Howard S. Zuckerman and Jeffrey A. Alexander and Lawton Robert Burns and Stephen M. Shortell},
  journal={Medical care},
  volume={39 7 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Enthusiasm for the concept of care management (CM) has led to unprecedented growth in the number of guidelines and protocols, but provider organizations have struggled to enlist the active support and participation of physicians in CM activities. OBJECTIVES To empirically examine the factors influencing physician participation in and attitudes toward CM activities. METHODS Data on 1,514 physicians were used to predict physician attitudes toward CM and their perceptions of group… CONTINUE READING