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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28157830/designing-a-physician-leadership-development-program-based-on-effective-models-of-physician-education
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Joseph Hopkins, Magali Fassiotto, Manwai Candy Ku, Dagem Mammo, Hannah Valantine
BACKGROUND: Because of modern challenges in quality, safety, patient centeredness, and cost, health care is evolving to adopt leadership practices of highly effective organizations. Traditional physician training includes little focus on developing leadership skills, which necessitates further training to achieve the potential of collaborative management. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to design a leadership program using established models for continuing medical education and to assess its impact on participants' knowledge, skills, attitudes, and performance...
February 2, 2017: Health Care Management Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28152715/developing-a-one-team-approach-to-meet-three-infusion-centers-staffing-needs
#2
Ellie Stull, Ann Yager
: 116 Background: Our cancer service line provides infusion services for oncology patients at three locations. The numbers of chairs vary by location from 10 to 30. Each location has a nurse manager. Staff are hired for specific locations. Hours of operation differ at each location, depending on patient needs. With increasing pressure to streamline operations and maintain productivity, along with challenges of RN vacancies and growing volumes, efforts were needed to coordinate staffing between locations to ensure best utilization of resources...
March 2016: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28121604/climbing-the-physician-leadership-ladder-the-top-rung-is-tough-and-not-for-everyone
#3
Timothy Kelley
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Managed Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27940885/book-review-inspired-physician-leadership
#4
Mitul Kanzaria
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 8, 2016: American Journal of Medical Quality: the Official Journal of the American College of Medical Quality
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27929289/physician-leadership-lessons-from-the-business-world
#5
Edward Kwon, Paul Flood
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Family Practice Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27851703/a-multidisciplinary-initiative-to-increase-inpatient-discharges-before-noon
#6
Marlena Kane, Ann Weinacker, Rudolph Arthofer, Timothy Seay-Morrison, Wesley Elfman, Mark Ramirez, Neera Ahuja, David Pickham, James Hereford, Mark Welton
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of 2 hospital-wide interventions on achieving a discharge-before-noon rate of 40%. BACKGROUND: A multidisciplinary team led by administrative and physician leadership developed a plan to diminish capacity constraints by minimizing late afternoon hospital discharges using 2 patient flow management techniques. METHODS: The study was a preintervention/postintervention retrospective analysis observing all inpatients discharged across 19 inpatient units in a 484-bed, academic teaching hospital measuring calendar month discharge-before-noon percentage, patient satisfaction, and readmission rates...
December 2016: Journal of Nursing Administration
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27802857/adoption-of-electronic-health-records-and-barriers
#7
REVIEW
Venkataraman Palabindala, Amaleswari Pamarthy, Nageshwar Reddy Jonnalagadda
Electronic health records (EHR) are not a new idea in the U.S. medical system, but surprisingly there has been very slow adoption of fully integrated EHR systems in practice in both primary care settings and within hospitals. For those who have invested in EHR, physicians report high levels of satisfaction and confidence in the reliability of their system. There is also consensus that EHR can improve patient care, promote safe practice, and enhance communication between patients and multiple providers, reducing the risk of error...
2016: Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755175/leadership-development-programs-for-health-care-middle-managers-an-exploration-of-the-top-management-team-member-perspective
#8
Alan Whaley, William E Gillis
BACKGROUND: Hospitals throughout the United States establish leadership and management programs for their middle managers. Despite their pervasiveness and an increased emphasis on physician leadership, there is limited research regarding the development programs designed for clinical and nonclinical health care middle managers. PURPOSE: Using two theoretical lenses, signaling and institutional theory, this exploratory study investigates mid-sized hospital development programs from the perspective of top management team (TMT) members...
October 14, 2016: Health Care Management Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27741943/physician-empowerment-programme-a-unique-workshop-for-physician-managers-of-community-clinics
#9
Yafit Maza, Efrat Shechter, Neta Pur Eizenberg, Efrat Gortler Segev, Moshe Y Flugelman
BACKGROUND: The physician manager role in the health care system is invaluable as they serve as role models and quality setters. The requirements from physician managers have become more demanding and the role less prestigious; yet burnout and its prevention in this group have received little attention. Physician leadership development programmes have generally dealt directly with skill and knowledge acquisition. The aim of this research was to evaluate an intensive workshop designed to modify attitudes and improve skills of physician-managers of community clinics, through focus on personal well-being and empowerment...
October 14, 2016: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27687917/determinants-of-success-in-shared-savings-programs-an-analysis-of-aco-and-market-characteristics
#10
Mariétou H Ouayogodé, Carrie H Colla, Valerie A Lewis
BACKGROUND: Medicare's Accountable Care Organization (ACO) programs introduced shared savings to traditional Medicare, which allow providers who reduce health care costs for their patients to retain a percentage of the savings they generate. OBJECTIVE: To examine ACO and market factors associated with superior financial performance in Medicare ACO programs. METHODS: We obtained financial performance data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); we derived market-level characteristics from Medicare claims; and we collected ACO characteristics from the National Survey of ACOs for 215 ACOs...
September 27, 2016: Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27668560/the-central-role-of-physician-leadership-for-driving-change-in-value-based-care-environments
#11
Adam Lustig, Michael Ogden, Robert W Brenner, Jerry Penso, Kimberly D Westrich, Robert W Dubois
BACKGROUND: In 2013, it was reported that about 1 of every 3 U.S. adults has hypertension. Of these 70 million individuals, approximately 50% have their blood pressure under control. Achieving hypertension control, especially in at-risk populations, requires a multipronged approach that includes lifestyle modifications and pharmacological treatment. As provider groups, hospital systems, and integrated delivery networks optimize their care processes to promote population health activities in support of the accountable care organization (ACO) model of care, managing hypertension and other chronic diseases will be essential to their success...
October 2016: Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27652355/leaders-produce-leaders-and-managers-produce-followers-a-systematic-review-of-the-desired-competencies-and-standard-settings-for-physicians-leadership
#12
Khaid I Khoshhal, Salman Y Guraya
OBJECTIVES: To elaborate the desired qualities, traits, and styles of physician's leadership with a deep insight into the recommended measures to inculcate leadership skills in physicians.   METHODS: The databases of MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library were searched for the full-text English-language articles published during the period 2000-2015. Further search, including manual search of grey literature, was conducted from the bibliographic list of all included articles...
October 2016: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27637824/transformation-of-anesthesia-for-ambulatory-orthopedic-surgery-a-mixed-methods-study-of-a-diffusion-of-innovation-in-healthcare
#13
Kyle T Leggott, Matthew Martin, David Sklar, Deborah Helitzer, Randy Rosett, Cameron Crandall, Firoz Vagh, Deana Mercer
INTRODUCTION: To provide insight into how an innovation in healthcare is implemented and diffused, we studied the transition from routine use of general anesthesia to peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) for ambulatory orthopedic extremity surgery. Rogers' diffusion of innovations (DOI) theory was used as our theoretical framework. We identified themes that would be helpful for others attempting to diffuse innovations into healthcare settings. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A mixed quantitative and qualitative methodology was used...
September 2016: Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605412/perceptions-of-the-first-family-physicians-to-adopt-advanced-access-in-the-province-of-quebec-canada
#14
Mylaine Breton, Lara Maillet, Isabelle Paré, Sabina Abou Malham, Nassera Touati
In Quebec, several primary care physicians have made the transition to the advanced access model to address the crisis of limited access to primary care. The objectives are to describe the implementation of the advanced access model, as perceived by the first family physicians; to analyze the factors influencing the implementation of its principles; and to document the physicians' perceptions of its effects on their practice, colleagues and patients. Qualitative methods were used to explore, through semi-structured interviews, the experiences of 21 family physicians who had made the transition to advanced access...
September 8, 2016: International Journal of Health Planning and Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27605320/pharmacist-prescribing-within-an-integrated-health-system-in-washington
#15
Roger Woolf, Amanda Locke, Catherine Potts
PURPOSE: Pharmacist prescribing as part of a collaborative drug therapy agreement (CDTA) within an integrated health system in Washington is described. SUMMARY: Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle, Washington, uses a team-based care model with broad-based CDTAs to provide quality patient care. The majority of patients are referred to the pharmacist after a diagnosis has been made and a clinical care plan has been started. The pharmacist manages the patient's care within his or her scope of practice as defined by state laws and further detailed by VMMC internal protocols...
September 15, 2016: American Journal of Health-system Pharmacy: AJHP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27526496/msma-physician-leadership-academy-chasity-torrence
#16
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2016: Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27489974/building-effective-partnerships-between-vascular-surgeons-and-podiatric-physicians-in-the-effective-management-of-diabetic-foot-ulcers
#17
Timothy Wu, Rabih A Chaer, Nichol L Salvo
Both vascular surgeons and podiatric physicians care for patients with diabetic foot ulcerations (DFUs), one of today's most challenging health-care populations in the United States. The prevalence of DFUs has steadily increased, along with the rising costs associated with care. Because of the numerous comorbidities affecting these patients, it is necessary to take a multidisciplinary approach in the management of these patients. Such efforts, primarily led by podiatric physicians and vascular surgeons, have been shown to effectively decrease major limb loss...
July 2016: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27432045/an-unwilling-partnership-with-the-great-society-part-ii-physicians-discover-malnutrition-hunger-and-the-politics-of-hunger
#18
EDITORIAL
Richard D deShazo, Robert Smith, Wilson F Bill Minor, Leigh Baldwin Skipworth
The civil rights and social legislation of the Great Society following the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was slow to provide relief for black in the South. Mississippi Senator James Eastland led an effort to defund Head Start, including his state's program, Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM), a program with a strong medical component. A senatorial committee, including Robert Kennedy, came to investigate CDGM in 1967. The unimaginable poverty, hunger, malnutrition and chronic disease found in black families was vehemently denied by Eastland...
July 2016: American Journal of the Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27397754/leadership-training-for-undergraduate-medical-students
#19
Victor Maddalena
Purpose Physicians play an important leadership role in the management and governance of the healthcare system. Yet, many physicians lack formal management and leadership training to prepare them for this challenging role. This Viewpoint article argues that leadership concepts need to be introduced to undergraduate medical students early and throughout their medical education. Design/methodology/approach Leadership is an integral part of medical practice. The recent inclusion of "Leader" competency in the CanMEDS 2015 represents a subtle but important shift from the previous "manager" competency...
July 4, 2016: Leadership in Health Services
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27397753/physician-leadership-in-e-health-a-systematic-literature-review
#20
Wouter Keijser, Jacco Smits, Lisanne Penterman, Celeste Wilderom
Purpose This paper aims to systematically review the literature on roles of physicians in virtual teams (VTs) delivering healthcare for effective "physician e-leadership" (PeL) and implementation of e-health. Design/methodology/approach The analyzed studies were retrieved with explicit keywords and criteria, including snowball sampling. They were synthesized with existing theoretical models on VT research, healthcare team competencies and medical leadership. Findings Six domains for further PeL inquiry are delineated: resources, task processes, socio-emotional processes, leadership in VTs, virtual physician-patient relationship and change management...
July 4, 2016: Leadership in Health Services
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