Research

Pubmed - November 2021
Sanjay Basu, Russell S Phillips, Zirui Song, Asaf Bitton, Bruce E Landon Abstract Capitated payments in the form of fixed monthly payments to...
PCPCC - October 2021
EvidenceReport2021websitemainimg.png In its first broad report on COVID-19, the PCC examines community factors at...
Annals of Internal Medicine - July 2021
Sanjay Basu, Russell S Phillips, Seth A Berkowitz, Bruce E Landon, Asaf Bitton, Robert L Phillips Abstract Background: Prior studies have...
Health Affairs - May 2021
Christopher M Whaley, Xiaoxi Zhao, Michael Richards, Cheryl L Damberg Abstract In recent years direct ownership of physician practices by...
PCPCC - December 2020
In its broadest look yet at primary care spending, the PCC analyzes spending over time, nationally and in all 50 states, in this year’s research...
JAMA Network Open - July 2020
Jennifer L Moss, Siddhartha Roy, Chan Shen, Joie D Cooper, Robert P Lennon, Eugene J Lengerich, Alan Adelman, William Curry, Mack T Ruffin 4th  ...
Family Practice - June 2020
Frank Moriarty, Mark H Ebell   Abstract Background: Recent aspirin trials have not shown similar benefits for primary prevention as older...
JAMA Network - May 2020
James P Sheppard, Jenni Burt, Mark Lown, Eleanor Temple, Rebecca Lowe, Rosalyn Fraser, Julie Allen, Gary A Ford, Carl Heneghan, F D Richard Hobbs, ...
UPMC COVID-19 Test - April 2020
UPMC developed a new COVID-19 test, filling a critical gap before other commercial tests were available. UPMC will use this test to diagnose select,...
PCC - March 2020
Greater use of primary care is associated with lower costs, higher patient satisfaction, fewer hospitalizations and emergency department visits, and...
January 2020
The Maine Quality Forum recently published its primary care spending report. This report details the current investment levels in primary care and...
Patient Portals: How can they impact primary care? - September 2019
Patient portals are becoming more prevalent, as healthcare providers, payers, and patients become more comfortable with their use. A 2017 survey...
August 2019
ABSTRACT Increased investment in primary care is associated with lower healthcare costs and improved population health. The allocation of scarce...
PCPCC - July 2019
In a first-of-its-kind study, this year’s report examines states’ primary care spending patterns, including spending across payer types, and...
Table - June 2019
PCMH and PC Spend: A Different Kind of Investment Introduction Using MEPS data to analyze the relationship between primary care spend and health...
Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Older Patients - April 2019
As a primary care practice, you and your staff are often the first to address a patient’s complaints—or a family’s concerns—about memory loss or...
JAMA Internal Medicine - February 2019
Sanjay Basu, Seth A Berkowitz, Robert L Phillips, Asaf Bitton, Bruce E Landon, Russell S Phillips Abstract Importance: Recent US health care...
Does a Peer Support Program Improve Satisfaction with Treatment among Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea? - January 2019
What was the research about? Obstructive sleep apnea is a health problem that causes the throat muscles to relax and block the airway, making...
Comparing Treatments for Improving Physical Function in Patients Who Had Knee Replacement Surgery - January 2019
  What was the research about? Arthritis is a long-term health problem that causes joint swelling, pain, and reduced motion. Some patients with...
Comparing Three Ways to Prepare Children and Caregivers to Manage Asthma after an Emergency Room Visit - December 2018
What was the research about? Asthma affects 1 in 10 children in the United States. When asthma isn’t managed well, children may need treatment in an...
Using an Online Decision Aid to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Choose a Prescription Drug Plan - December 2018
What was the research about? Medicare Part D is the part of Medicare that covers prescription medicines. People who enroll in Medicare Part D...
JAMA Internal Medicine - December 2018
Shreya Kangovi, Nandita Mitra, Lindsey Norton, Rory Harte, Xinyi Zhao, Tamala Carter, David Grande, Judith A Long   Abstract Importance:...
Health Services Research - December 2018
Karen E Swietek, Marisa Elena Domino, Christopher Beadles, Alan R Ellis, Joel F Farley, Lexie R Grove, Carlos Jackson, C Annette DuBard Abstract...
Health Care Cost Institute - November 2018
Office visits to primary care physicians (PCPs) declined 18 percent from 2012 to 2016 for adults under 65 years old with employer-sponsored health...
AHRQ - November 2018
In the United States, primary care is under strain due to lower compensation for primary care providers, payment and delivery system models that...
PCPCC - October 2018
States are leading the way when it comes to prioritizing advanced primary care through increased spending or measurement designed to encourage...
The Permanente Journal - October 2018
Clarissa Hsu, Erin Hertel, Eric Johnson, Carol Cahill, Paula Lozano, Tyler R Ross, Kelly Ehrlich, Katie Coleman, June BlueSpruce, Allen Cheadle, ...
Georgetown University Nursing - September 2018
This resource discusses how to effectively communicate with patients regarding a diagnosis, medication, and steps in a care plan. Also shared in the...
American Psychological Association - , Center for Psychology and Health - September 2018
Health systems are moving toward integrated care. Multiple models of integrated health care are currently being implemented and evaluated across the...
Health Innovation Program, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Network for Research Support - September 2018
The toolkit contains educational materials and training templates for effectively engaging patient advisors in research projects. Materials can be...
PCPCC - August 2018
In the first-ever study of its kind, the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative’s (PCPCC) 2018 Evidence Report examines the interaction...
PCPCC - August 2018
Primary care investment should be tracked and reported through a standardized measure. Long-term, systemic change demands a system that ensures a...
Heart (BMJ Journal) - August 2018
Sander van Doorn, Geert-Jan Geersing, Rogier F Kievit, Yvonne van Mourik,  Loes C Bertens, Evelien E S van Riet, Leandra J Boonman-de Winter, Karel...
January 2018
"A concurrent drop in use of primary care physician (PCP) visits and rise in use of specialist visits raises questions related to substitution and...
Health Services Research - November 2017
Ann-Marie Rosland, Edwin Wong, Matthew Maciejewski, Donna Zulman, Rebecca Piegari, Stephan Fihn, Karin Nelson Abstract Objective: To examine...
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative - July 2017
New Evidence Report is Now Available The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization reviews PCMH results from...
JAMA Internal Medicine - July 2017
Laura A Young, John B Buse, Mark A Weaver, Maihan B Vu, C Madeline Mitchell, Tamara Blakeney, Kimberlea Grimm, Jennifer Rees, Franklin Niblock, ...
IPFCC - October 2016
These presentation slides contain an overview of the history and positive impact of patient and family engagement within primary care practices and...
Mathematica - April 2016
Executive Summary In October 2012, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS...
New England Journal of Medicine - April 2016
BACKGROUND The 4-year, multipayer Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative was started in October 2012 to determine whether several forms of support...
RTI International - February 2016
Abstract The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a health system innovation aimed to improve cost, quality, and health outcomes. Research shows...
Annals of Internal Medicine - February 2016
Background: Effects of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) are unclear. Previous studies had relatively short follow-up and may not have...
University of Minnesota School of Public Health - February 2016
This report to the Minnesota Legislature is an evaluation of the efficacy of the Health Care Homes Initiative. It describes differences between...
Managed Healthcare Executive - February 2016
Population health is widely promoted as a key strategy to transform healthcare through the power of data and analytics. The goal is to separate the...
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative - February 2016
New Evidence Report is Now Available Excerpt from the Executive Summary  As in previous editions, this year’s Annual Review of the Evidence...
Medical Care - November 2015
BACKGROUND: Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) may improve the quality of primary care while reducing costs and utilization. Early evidence on...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island - November 2015
Patient centered medical home (PCMH) practices can improve health outcomes and lower costs for patients, according to a new study by Blue Cross...

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