Examines interventions in the healthcare system that use Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMR-S) to affect patient trajectories--i.e., the sequence of encounters a patient has with the healthcare system--by improving health and thereby reducing healthcare utilization, or by reducing a costly form of utilization (e.g., inpatient stays) and increasing a more economical form (e.g., office visits to physicians, or prescription medications).Counseling is recommended for appropriate persons on topics such as tobacco use, diet, and weight loss. ... We did not estimate short-term effects of any counseling services, because we feel that their effects occur largely in the long term. ... and on the compact disc (CD) included with printed copies of this monograph: ac Influenza.xls ac Pneumovax.xls ac CAbreast.xls ac CAcervix.xls ac CAcolon.xls.
|Title||:||Analysis of Healthcare Interventions that Change Patient Trajectories|
|Author||:||James H. Bigelow, Katya Fonkych, Constance Fung, Jason Wang|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2005-10-27|