Sign In

Health Care Delivery Publications


Patient-Provider Video Telemedicine Integrated With Clinical Care: Patient Experiences

Author(s): Reed ME; Huang J; Parikh R; Millman A; Ballard DW; Barr I; Wargon C

Ann Intern Med. 2019 Apr 30.

PubMed abstract

Evidence supports prediabetes treatment

Author(s): Neumiller JJ; Kalyani RR; Herman WH; Grant RW; Wysham CH; Inzucchi SE; Hirsch IB; Fonseca VA; Buse JB; Barrett EJ

Science. 2019 Apr 26;364(6438):341-342.

PubMed abstract

To catch a killer: electronic sepsis alert tools reaching a fever pitch?

Author(s): Ruppel H; Liu V

BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Apr 23.

PubMed abstract

Translating/Creating a Culturally Responsive Spanish-Language Mobile App for Visit Preparation: Case Study of "Trans-Creation"

Health information technology (IT) tools are increasingly used to improve patient care. However, implementation of English-only health IT tools could potentially worsen health disparities for non-English speakers. We aim to describe the "trans-creati...
Author(s): Ruvalcaba D; Nagao Peck H; Lyles C; Uratsu CS; Escobar PR; Grant RW

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Apr 05;7(4):e12457. Epub 2019-04-05.

PubMed abstract

The Impact of Pharmacy-specific Predictors on the Performance of 30-Day Readmission Risk Prediction Models

Pharmacists are an expensive and limited resource in the hospital and outpatient setting. A pharmacist can spend up to 25% of their day planning. Time spent planning is time not spent delivering an intervention. A readmission risk adjustment model has pot...
Author(s): Kabue S; Greene J; Kipnis P; Lawson B; Rinetti-Vargas G; Liu V; Escobar G

Med Care. 2019 Apr;57(4):295-299.

PubMed abstract

Visit Planning Using a Waiting Room Health IT Tool: The Aligning Patients and Providers Randomized Controlled Trial

Time during primary care visits is limited. We tested the hypothesis that a waiting room health information technology (IT) tool to help patients identify and voice their top visit priorities would lead to better visit interactions and improved quality of...
Author(s): Grant RW; Lyles C; Uratsu CS; Vo MT; Bayliss EA; Heisler M

Ann Fam Med. 2019 Mar;17(2):141-149.

PubMed abstract

Long-term follow-up of pediatric open and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

Pediatric laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is not widely accepted. Children 0-14 years who underwent inguinal hernia repair during 2010-2016 at Kaiser Permanente Northern California were classified into five groups: (1) open unilateral repair witho...
Author(s): Chong AJ; Fevrier HB; Herrinton LJ

J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Feb 27.

PubMed abstract

Revalidation of the Hypoglycemia Risk Stratification Tool Using ICD-10 Codes

Author(s): Karter AJ; Warton EM; Moffet HH; Ralston JD; Huang ES; Miller DR; Lipska KJ

Diabetes Care. 2019 Feb 14.

PubMed abstract

Prompting Patients with Poorly Controlled Diabetes to Identify Visit Priorities Before Primary Care Visits: a Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial

Most patients with diabetes do not meet all evidence-based goals of care, and many patients report poor communication and lack of involvement in decision-making during primary care visits. To test the hypothesis that a "Pre-Visit Prioritization"...
Author(s): Vo MT; Uratsu CS; Estacio KR; Altschuler A; Kim E; Alexeeff SE; Adams AS; Schmittdiel JA; Heisler M; Grant RW

J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Feb 11.

PubMed abstract

Understanding Non-Adherence with Hydroxychloroquine Therapy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is a cornerstone to managing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), yet adherence to medication is poor. We sought to measure the association of adherence with five 'dimensions of adherence' as articulated by the World Health Organiz...
Author(s): Liu LH; Fevrier HB; Goldfien R; Hemmerling A; Herrinton LJ

J Rheumatol. 2019 Feb 01.

PubMed abstract

Comparative Effectiveness Study of Face-to-Face and Teledermatology Workflows for Diagnosing Skin Cancer

The effectiveness and value of teledermatology and face-to-face workflows for diagnosing lesions are not adequately understood. We compared the risks of biopsy and cancer diagnosis among two face-to-face workflows (direct referral, roving dermatologist) a...
Author(s): Marwaha S; Fevrier HB; Alexeeff SE; Crowley E; Haiman M; Pham N; Tuerk MJ; Wukda D; Hartmann M; Herrinton LJ

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Feb 01.

PubMed abstract

Response to Comment on Laiteerapong et al. The Legacy Effect in Type 2 Diabetes: Impact of Early Glycemic Control on Future Complications (The Diabetes & Aging Study). Diabetes Care 2019;42:XXXX-XXXX

Author(s): Laiteerapong N; Ham SA; Huang ES; Karter AJ

Diabetes Care. 2019 Jan 24.

PubMed abstract

Automated Early Detection of Obstetric Complications: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations

Compared to adults admitted to general medical-surgical wards, women admitted to labor and delivery services are at much lower risk of experiencing unexpected critical illness. Nonetheless, critical illness and other complications that put either the moth...
Author(s): Escobar GJ; Gupta NR; Walsh EM; Soltesz L; Terry SM; Kipnis P

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jan 22.

PubMed abstract

Primary Care Physician Stress Driven by Social and Financial Needs of Complex Patients

Author(s): Weiner JZ; McCloskey JK; Uratsu CS; Grant RW

J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jan 08.

PubMed abstract

Knowing How to Ask Good Questions: Comparing Latinos and Non-Latino Whites Enrolled in a Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Study

Latinos face unique challenges engaging with their health care providers for risk management of cardiovascular disease (CVD). To better understand differences in how Latinos and non-Latino whites (NLWs) experience CVD care. We examined self-reported activ...
Author(s): Torres DX; Lu WY; Uratsu CS; Sterling SA; Grant RW

Perm J. 2019;23.

PubMed abstract

Inpatient electronic health record maintenance from 2010 to 2015

To describe the scale and scope of inpatient electronic health record (EHR) maintenance following initial implementation. A retrospective study reviewing EHR change documentation within an integrated healthcare delivery system that has 21 hospitals. ...
Author(s): Liu VX; Haq N; Chan IC; Hoberman B

Am J Manag Care. 2019 Jan;25(1):18-21.

PubMed abstract

The health information technology special issue: new real-world evidence and practical lessons

As technology applications in healthcare continue to grow, electronic health records are maturing, interoperability is developing, and patient-facing technology use is expanding.
Author(s): Reed ME

Am J Manag Care. 2019 Jan;25(1):12.

PubMed abstract

Long-Term Outcomes Among Patients Discharged From the Hospital With Moderate Anemia: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Randomized clinical trial findings support decreased red blood cell (RBC) transfusion and short-term tolerance of in-hospital anemia. However, long-term outcomes related to changes in transfusion practice have not been described. To describe the prevalenc...
Author(s): Roubinian NH; Murphy EL; Mark DG; Triulzi DJ; Carson JL; Lee C; Kipnis P; Kleinman S; Liu VX; Escobar GJ

Ann Intern Med. 2018 Dec 18.

PubMed abstract

Tele-Triage Outcomes For Patients With Chest Pain: Comparing Physicians And Registered Nurses

We took advantage of a change in protocol in an integrated delivery system's telephone consultation service-routing callers complaining of chest pain to physicians instead of registered nurses, whenever feasible-to explore whether tele-triage outcomes dif...
Author(s): Sax DR; Vinson DR; Yamin CK; Huang J; Falck TM; Bhargava R; Amaral DJ; Reed ME

Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Dec;37(12):1997-2004.

PubMed abstract

Real-Time Patient-Provider Video Telemedicine Integrated with Clinical Care

Author(s): Reed ME; Parikh R; Huang J; Ballard DW; Barr I; Wargon C

N Engl J Med. 2018 10 11;379(15):1478-1479.

PubMed abstract

Anti-TNF and Physiologic Measures of Metabolic Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author(s): Herrinton LJ; Ray GT; Wu JJ; Fireman B; Liu L; Goldfien R; Curtis JR

J Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Nov 07.

PubMed abstract

Exploring how patients understand and assess their diabetes control

Poor understanding of diabetes management targets is associated with worse disease outcomes. Patients may use different information than providers to assess their diabetes control. In this study, we identify the information patients use to gauge their cur...
Author(s): Gopalan A; Kellom K; McDonough K; Schapira MM

BMC Endocr Disord. 2018 Nov 06;18(1):79. Epub 2018-11-06.

PubMed abstract

Mobile-accessible personal health records increase the frequency and timeliness of PHR use for patients with diabetes

Personal health records (PHRs) offer patients a portal to view lab results, communicate with their doctors, and refill medications. Expanding PHR access to mobile devices could increase patients' engagement with their PHRs. We examined whether access to a...
Author(s): Graetz I; Huang J; Brand R; Hsu J; Reed ME

J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Oct 24.

PubMed abstract

Understanding functional and social risk characteristics of frail older adults: a cross-sectional survey study

Frailty is a condition of increasing importance, given the aging adult population. With an anticipated shortage of geriatricians, primary care physicians will increasingly need to manage care for frail adults with complex functional risks and social-econo...
Author(s): Lee DR; Santo EC; Lo JC; Ritterman Weintraub ML; Patton M; Gordon NP

BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Oct 19;19(1):170. Epub 2018-10-19.

PubMed abstract

Using Neighborhood-Level Census Data to Predict Diabetes Progression in Patients with Laboratory-Defined Prediabetes

Research on predictors of clinical outcomes usually focuses on the impact of individual patient factors, despite known relationships between neighborhood environment and health. To determine whether US census information on where a patient resides is asso...
Author(s): Schmittdiel JA; Dyer WT; Marshall CJ; Bivins R

Perm J. 2018 Oct 05;22. Epub 2018-10-05.

PubMed abstract