The use of patient and physician reminders for preventive services: results from a National Study of Physician Organizations.

@article{Schmittdiel2004TheUO,
  title={The use of patient and physician reminders for preventive services: results from a National Study of Physician Organizations.},
  author={Julie A Schmittdiel and Sara B. McMenamin and Helen Ann Halpin and Robin R. Gillies and Thomas Bodenheimer and Stephen M. Shortell and Thomas G. Rundall and Lawrence P Casalino},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={1000-6}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical preventive services improve patient health, and reminder systems can increase the use of such services. However, physician organizations often underutilize clinical preventive service reminders. Little is known about the incentives, capabilities, and organizational characteristics associated with the use of reminders by physician organizations. METHODS The predictors of patient and physician reminder system use were examined in a sample of 1,104 US physician organizations… CONTINUE READING
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