Jun 12, 2018 - Read the biographies and find contact information for NRN staff and advisory group members.
Patient Care : National Research Network
This medical error taxonomy, developed from self-reports of errors observed by family physicians during their routine clinical practice, emphasizes problems in healthcare processes and acknowledges medical errors arising from shortfalls in clinical knowledge and skills. Patient safety ...
We report a case study of a mature primary care-based accountable care organization that is both a health plan and a network of medical homes. Over 20 years, WellMed Inc (San Antonio, Texas) implemented many patient-centered services, experimenting to find which belong within clinics ...
If behavior-change services are to be offered routinely in primary care practices, providers must be appropriately compensated. Estimating what is spent by practices in providing such services is a critical component of establishing appropriate payment and was the objective of this ...
...Robert Graham, M.D. Executive Vice President Norman Kahn, M.D. Vice President of Education and Scientific Affairs Herbert F. Young, M.D., M.A. Director, Scientific Activities Division James M. Galliher, Ph.D. Research Affairs Manager Tom Stewart Program Coordinator...
...of Family Medi- cine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Sociology at Case Western Reserve University and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Stange), Cleveland, Ohio Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Lawrence W. Green, DrPH, University of California San...
Errors occur throughout the testing process, most commonly involving test implementation and reporting results to clinicians. While significant physical harm was rare, adverse consequences for patients were common. The higher prevalence of harm and adverse consequences for minority ...
This retrospective pilot study investigated the ability to demonstrate an effect of 2 specific MOC modules for family physicians-the Self-Assessment Module (SAM) from Part II MOC and the Performance in Practice Module (PPM) from Part IV MOC-on the quality of care delivered by family ...
...For more information, contact the Center for Diversity and Health Equity at healthequity @aafp.org Learning Objectives Define and describe social determinants of health Communicate how social determinants influence health outcomes Describe and demonstrate tools that can be...
Family physicians and their staff easily identified errors and their contributing factors in their testing processes. Desired improvements tended to be quick fixes that may not adequately address the identified errors and barriers to improved safety in the testing process.