Presentations and Publications by Recipients of ARRA Delivery System Grants*
AHRQ recently awarded 16 grants on delivery system research and the spread of evidence-based practices through delivery systems. These grants were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and will end in September 2013. Early presentations and publications, which describe the projects and report early results are described here.
A Comparison of Provider Versus Health Plan Delivered Care Management in
Principal Investigator: Jodi Summers Holtrop
Summers Holtrop J. Care management in primary care practice.
12th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office
Practice and Community, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2011 Mar 20-22; Dallas.
Summers Holtrop J. Transforming primary care through quality
improvement research. Michigan Family Medicine Research Day, Department of
Family Medicine, Michigan State University; 2011 May 26; Howell.
Emeott A, Summers Holtrop J, Tao, M, et al. Patient engagement
in provider versus health plan delivered care management. AcademyHealth; Jun
2012; Orlando. Available at: www.academyhealth.org/files/2012/tuesday/emeott.pdf [Plugin Software Help] .
Summers Holtrop J. Improving quality and reducing cost by
enhancing care management in primary care practices. AHRQ Annual Meeting; 2012
Sep 9; Rockville, MD.
Summers Holtrop J. Practice-based care management: many
paths to chronic disease care. AHRQ Annual Meeting. 2012 Sep 10; Rockville, MD.
Summers Holtrop J, Potworowski G, Green LA, et al. Lessons learned
in using normalization process theory as a means of assessing implementation.
North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG); 2012 Dec 2; New Orleans.
Summers Holtrop J, Potworowski G, Day A, et al. Features of care
management models and implementation success. North American Primary Care
Research Group (NAPCRG). 2012 Dec 2; New Orleans.
Summers Holtrop J, Potworowski G, Green LA, et al. Mixed methods
processes to study key features of quality in care management programs. North
American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). 2012 Dec 2; New Orleans.
Bundled Episode Payment and Gainsharing Demonstration Project
Principal Investigator: Tom Williams
Robinson J. Purchaser initiatives to improve value for spine
surgery. Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Conference. 2011 Jun 2; Cabo
San Lucas, Mexico.
Williams T, Wesley K. A case study: IHA episode payment pilot.
National Bundled Payment Summit. 2011 Oct 13; Washington, DC.
Robinson J. Provider payment incentives and consumer cost
sharing incentives: the need for alignment. National Conference on Healthcare
Clinical Innovations; 2011 Nov 29; Washington, DC. Available at: www.ehcca.com/presentations/costcontainment1/robinson_3.pdf.
Robinson J. Physician payment methods: implications of US experiences
for UK reforms. Kings Fund; 2011 Dec 11; London, UK.
Robinson J. Measuring quality and value in orthopedic surgery.
American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2012 Feb 2; San
Francisco. Available at: http://www.abstractsonline.com/Plan/SessionPrintView.aspx?mID=2841&sKey=38ec75ce-5f6a-473d-9c58-706709c9e5d6&mKey=BA8AA154-A9B9-41F9-91A7-F4A4CB050945.
Robinson J. Price transparency and value based purchasing in
health services. National Business Coalition on Health; 2012 Feb 16; San
Robinson J. Consumer cost sharing: the range of alternatives.
Pay-for-Performance Summit; 2012 Mar 20; Los Angeles. Available at: www.berkeleyhealthtech.org/presentations/Consumer-Cost-Sharing-Alternatives.pdf [Plugin Software Help] .
Stansbury J, Dolan E. Commercial PPO episode selection and definition
in IHA's bundled episode payment and gainsharing demonstration. IHA Issue Brief
No. 7; 2012 May. Available at: www.iha.org/pdfs_documents/resource_library/BEPPIssueBrief_FINAL.doc.pdf [Plugin Software Help] .
Williams T. Real life perspectives on bundled payment
implementation. National Bundled Payment Summit (II); 2012 Jun 12; Washington,
Robinson JC, MacPherson K. Payers test reference pricing and
centers of excellence to steer patients to low-price and high-quality providers.
Health Aff 2012 Sep; 31(9):2028-36.
Available at: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/31/9/2028 .
Robinson JC. Providers' payment and delivery system reforms
hold both threats and opportunities for the drug and device industries. Health
Aff 2012 Sep;31(9):2059-67. Available at: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/31/9/2059.abstract .
Williams T. Implementing bundled payment in a multi-payer
collaborative. Network of Regional Health Improvement Educational Webinar; 2012
Comparative Effectiveness of Comprehensive Care for Adults With SMI
Principal Investigator: Todd Gilmer
Gilmer T. Combining fidelity and research: lessons from a
study of California's full service partnerships. Housing First Partners
Conference; 2012 Mar 21; New Orleans.
Gilmer T. A full-service program for homeless people with severe
mental illness. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2012 Jun; Orlando, FL. Available
at: www.academyhealth.org/files/2012/tuesday/gilmer.pdf [Plugin Software Help] .
Gilmer T. Providing comprehensive services for the severely
mentally ill so as to improve their health while also reducing care Costs. AHRQ
Annual Meeting; 2012 Sep 10; Rockville, MD.
Comparative Effectiveness of Primary Care Practice Transformation by Two
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Malouin
Malouin R. A tale of two pilots: provider and staff
perspective on participation in two regional health plan medical home pilots.
AHRQ Annual Meeting; 2011 Sep 20; Rockville, MD.
Malouin R. Comparative effectiveness of primary care
practice transformation by two insurers. Alliance of Community Health Plans
(ACHP) Medical Directors Meeting; 2012 Feb 27; San Antonio.
Comparative Effectiveness of Virginia Coordinated Care Versus the
Traditional Safety Net Delivery System
Principal Investigator: Wally Smith
Smith W. Comparative effectiveness of Virginia coordinated care
versus the traditional safety net delivery system. AHRQ Annual Meeting; 2010
Sep 27; Rockville, MD. Available at: www.ahrq.gov/about/annualconf10/crystal_harrison_kary_wsmith/WSmith.HTM.
Smith W. Early results of costs and utilization, Virginia coordinated
care delivery system. AHRQ Annual Meeting; 2011 Sep 20; Rockville, MD. Available
Bradley CJ, Ohri Gandhi S, Neumark D, et al. Lessons for coverage
expansion: a Virginia primary care program for the uninsured reduced utilization
and cut costs. Health Aff 2012 Feb;31(2):350-9. Available at: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/31/2/350.full.html.
Garland S. VCU Health System Population Health Management
Initiative. Annual Conference of the National Association of Public Hospitals
and Health Systems; 2012 Jun 21; San Francisco. Available at: www.naph.org/Main-Menu-Category/FullCalendar/Presentations/12AC/12AC-GarlandSlides.aspx?FT=.vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.pres.
Smith W, McClish D, Carcaise-Edinboro P, et al. Preliminary results,
comparative effectiveness of Virginia coordinated care delivery system. Virginia
Commonwealth University, NAPH/NPHHI Webinar; 2012 Oct 24.
Comparing the Effectiveness of Diabetes Care Interventions in Safety Net
Principal Investigator: Hector Rodriguez
Rodriguez H. Methodology considerations in delivery systems
research. University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health Colloquium;
2011 Mar 16.
Rodriguez H. Innovative care approaches through research and
education. UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity; 2011 Apr 19.
Rodriguez H. Innovations in delivery systems research.
Continuing the Conversation Alumni Series, UCLA School of Public Health; 2011 Apr
Friedberg M, Fremont A. RAND: Pilot of GIS system with iCare
Quality Improvement and Implementation Team. Online presentation to primary
care practice stakeholders and community health workers; 2012 Jan 4.
Rodriguez H. The relationship between team composition and
capacity for change in clinics and health centers. Healthcare Organizational
Research Association (HORA), Annual Conference; 2012 Jun 6; Ann Arbor, MI.
Informing Sound Policy: Linking Medical Home Measures and Child Health
Principal Investigator: Nancy Swigonski
Swigonski N. Measuring quality: do results vary by data
richness? Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Society; 2012 Apr 28;
Boston, MA. Available at: http://www.abstracts2view.com/pas/view.php?nu=PAS12L1_3085 .
Physician Quality Reporting and Patient Outcomes in Medicare
Principal Investigator: Bryan Dowd
Dowd B. Improving the quality of ambulatory care through
public reporting. AHRQ Annual Meeting; 2012 Sep 10; Rockville, MD.
Primary Care Practice Redesign—Successful Strategies
Principal Investigator: Michael Magill
Magill M. Care by Design™ at University of Utah: developing
and implementing care management, engaging patients, and assessing cost of care.
2011 AHRQ Annual Meeting; 2011 Sep 20; Rockville, MD. Available at: www.ahrq.gov/about/annualconf11/harrison_magill_malouin_smith/magill.htm.
Magill M. Culture and Innovation: Insights for Managing Change? AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2012 Jun 26; Orlando. Available
at: www.academyhealth.org/files/2012/tuesday/magill.pdf [Plugin Software Help] .
Other Related Publications
Alexander JA, Hearld LR. Methods and metrics challenges of
delivery-system research. Implementation Sci 2012;7(1):15. Available at: http://www.implementationscience.com/content/7/1/15 .
* Comparative Effectiveness Delivery System Evaluation Grants
(R01) and Comparative Effectiveness Delivery System Demonstration Grants (R18).
Current as of January 3, 2013
ARRA Delivery System Initiative: Presentations and Publications by Recipients of ARRA Delivery System Grants. January 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/deliverysys/arragranteepubs.htm