Publications by Staff

CHSRA staff has published articles and manuscripts on various topics including quality improvement, health care reimbursement, long-term care, consumer information, drug utilization review, health crises and prevention, nursing homes, injury prevention, maternal and child health, mental health, substance abuse treatment, and sustainability. CHSRA staff has also written books and book chapters, published articles in trade journals and had presentation abstracts published in conference specific journals.

-+ Books and Book Chapters

  • Ford II JH, Hoffman K, Johnson K & Ponce-Terashima J. Quality Improvement for Addiction Treatment; Ries R., Fiellin D., Miller S., and Saitz R., Eds Principles of Addiction Medicine, 6th Edition; Wolters Kluwer; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chapter 31 (Release Date TBD)
  • Ford J, Johnson K & Hoffman K. Quality Improvement for Addiction Treatment; Herron A., Eds Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2015
  • Ford J, Johnson K & Hoffman K. Quality Improvement for Addiction Treatment; Ries R., Fiellin D., Miller S., and Saitz R., Eds Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition; Wolters Kluwer; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chapter 31 (Release Date 6/6/14)
  • Gustafson, D.H., Johnson, K.A., Capoccia, V., Cotter, F., Ford, J.H., Holloway, D., Lea, D., McCarty, D., Molfenter, T. & Owens, B. (2011). The NIATx Model: Process Improvement in Behavioral Health. Madison, WI: Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies, University of Wisconsin.
  • Collins TM, Fulda TR; in TR Fulda and AI Wertheimer, (eds.), Handbook of Pharmaceutical Public Policy, Global Outlook. New York: The Haworth Press; 2007, pp. 531-543.
  • Wise M, in CD Ryff, RH Singer, (eds), Commentary on Ryff and Singer's "Elective affinities and uninvited agonies: Mapping emotion with significant others onto health". Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health. New York : Oxford University ; (2011).
  • Zimmerman DR. Selected topics in health care human resource management. in D Alberts(ed), Managing Medicine: A Guide for the Physician. Blackwell Science. (2011).
  • Ford II, JH. (2000) A Blueprint For Success: The Design And Benefits Of Community Health Databases; Davidson, P., Ed Handbook of Healthcare Information System; Auerbach Publications; Boca Raton, Florida, Chapter 22
  • Karlson TA; Public Safety, in H Henderson, J Lickerman, P Flynn(eds), Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators. Bethesda, MD: Calvert Group; 2000.
  • Bowers BJ, Baker C, Ryther BJ, Norton S, Canales M. in H Best and E Seller, (eds), Self and Identity through an Interactionist Lens: Constructions and Consequences. International Images of Health: Perspectives, Power and Practice. Australia: Ballarat University College, 1999.

-+ Submitted and Under Review

  • Coughlin D, Nordman-Oliveira S, Schlaak M, and Ford II JH. Falls Prevention Process in Assisted Living Communities. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Revise and Resubmit.
  • Ford II JH, Stumbo SP & Robinson JM. A methodological approach for assessing long-term sustainment of NIATx200 participation. Implementation Science
  • Stumbo SP, Green CA, Scheirer MA & Ford II JH. Factors influencing the long-term sustainability of quality improvement made in addiction treatment facilities: A qualitative study. Addiction Science and Clinical Practice

-+ 2011 to Present

  • Ford II JH, Oliver KA, Giles M, Cates-Wessel K, Krahn D and Levin F. (2017) Maintenance of Certification: Improving Addiction Psychiatrists Practice of Care. The American Journal on Addictions. 26(1): 34-41
  • Ford II JH, Abraham A, Lupulescu-Mann N, Croff R, Hoffman KA, Alanis-Hirsch K, Chalk M, Schmidt L and McCarty D. Promoting Adoption of Medication for Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorders through System Change. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Accepted for Publication (3/17/17)
  • Garner, B. R., Ball, L., Bradshaw, M., Chaple, M., Ford, J., Gotham, H., Kaiser, D., Martino, S., Rieckmann, T., Rockford, D., Speck, K., Tueller, S., Vandersloot, D., Wolfe, A., & Zehner, M. (2016, October). Integrating brief intervention for substance use within AIDS service organizations: Preliminary findings from the Substance Abuse Treatment to HIV Care (SAT2HIV) project. Presentation at Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Alanis-Hirsch K, Croff R, Ford JH, Johnson K, Chalk M, Schmidt L and McCarty D. (2016) Extended-release naltrexone: A qualitative analysis of barriers to routine use. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 62:68-73. PMCID: PMC4724460
  • Dattalo M, Wise ME, Ford II JH, Abramson B and Mahoney J. “Essential Resources" for Implementation and Sustainability of Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs: a Mixed Methods Multi-Site Case Study. Journal of Community Health. (2016). doi:10.1007/s10900-016-0263-x
  • Ford JH 2nd, Letter to the Editor on “Implementation of Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) Processes in Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Centers”. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. PMCID: PMC4865443
  • Ford II JH, Abramson B, Wise ME, Dattalo M and Mahoney JE. Bringing healthy aging to scale: A randomized trial of a quality improvement intervention to increase adoption of evidence-based health promotion programs by community partners. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. (In Press 12/16) doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000503
  • Ford II JH, Robinson JM and Wise ME. Adaptation of the Grasha Riechman Student Learning Style Survey and Teaching Style Inventory to Assess Individual Teaching and Learning Styles in a Quality Improvement Collaborative. BMC Medical Education. BMC Medical Education.2016, 16:252 DOI: 10.1186/s12909-016-0772-4 URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6920/16/252 PMCID: PMC5041280
  • Molfenter T, Connor T, Ford II JH, Hyatt J and Zimmerman D. (2016) A statewide initiative to reduce preventable psychiatric readmissions: A four-year project in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Medical Journal 115(3) 122-128
  • Ford II JH, Alagoz E, Dinauer S, Johnson KA, Pe-Romashko K, Gustafson DH Successful Organizational Strategies to Sustain Use of A-CHESS: A Mobile Intervention for Individuals With Alcohol Use Disorders J Med Internet Res 2015;17(8):e201 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.3965 PMCID: PMC4642385.
  • Ford JH 2nd, Wise M, Krahn D, Oliver KA, Hall C and Sayer N. (2014) Family Care Map: Sustaining Family-centered Care in Polytrauma Rehabilitation Centers. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. 51(8): 1311-1324. PMCID: PMC4560363
  • Grazier K, Quanbeck A, Oruongo J, Robinsin J, Ford II JH, McCarty D, Pulvermacher A, Johnson R, and Gustafson DH. What Influences Participation in Quality Improvement? A Randomized Trial of Addiction Treatment Organizations. Journal for Healthcare Quality.  2014 Jan 15.  doi: 10.1111/jhq.12064. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID: PMC4130907
  • Gustafson, D. H., Quanbeck, A. R., Robinson, J. M., Ford II, J. H., Pulvermacher, A., French, M. T., et al. (2013). Which elements of improvement collaboratives are most effective? A cluster-randomized trial. Addiction. 108(6): 1145-57 PMCID: PMC3651751
  • Quanbeck A, Wheelock A, Ford II, JH, Pulvermacher A, Capoccia V, and Gustafson DH. Examining access to addiction treatment: Scheduling processes and barriers. (2013) Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44(3): 343-348. PMCID: PMC3616751
  • Capoccia VA, Grazier KL, Toal C, Ford II, JH and Gustafson DH (2012). Massachusetts’s Experience Suggest Coverage Alone is Insufficient to Increase Addiction Disorders Treatment. Health Affairs 31(5): 1000-1008. PMCID: PMC Journal – In Process
  • Ford II JH, Krahn D, Oliver K and Kirchner JA. Sustainability in Primary Care and Mental Health Integration Projects in Veterans Health Administration (2012). Quality Management in Healthcare 21(4): 240-251. PMCID: PMC4559333.
  • Hoffman KA, Green C, Ford II JH, Wisdom JP, Gustafson DH, McCarty D. (2012) Improving Quality of Care in Substance Abuse Treatment using Five Key Process Improvement Principles. Journal of Behavioral Health Services Research. 39(3): 234-244. PMCID: 3495233
  • Johnson, K., Ford, J. and McCluskey, M. (2012) Promoting New Practices to Increase Access to and Retention in Addiction Treatment: An Analysis of Five Communication Channels. Addictive Behaviors. 37(11): 1193-1197
  • Quanbeck, A R., Madden, L., Edmundson, E., Ford II, J.H., McConnell, K J., McCarty, D., & Gustafson, D.H. (2012). A business case for quality improvement in addiction treatment: Evidence from the NIATx Collaborative. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 39(1), 91-100. PMCID: PMC3488450
  • Ford II, JH, Krahn, D., Wise, M., and Oliver, KA. (2011) Measuring Sustainability within the Veterans Administration Mental Health Systems Redesign Initiative. Quality Management in Healthcare, 20(4): 263-279. PMCID: PMC3188394
  • Hoffman, KA.,  Quanbeck, A., Ford, JH., Wrede, F., Wright, D., Wacey-Lambert, D., Chvojka, P., Hanchett, A., and McCarty D. Improving substance abuse data systems to measure ‘waiting time to treatment’: Lessons learned from a quality improvement initiative Health Informatics Journal December 2011 17: 256-265. PMCID: PMC3472705
  • Hoffman KA, Ford JH, Tillotson CJ, Choi D, and McCarty D. (2011) Days to treatment and early retention among patients in treatment for alcohol drug disorders. Addict Behav. ; 36 (6): 643-647. PMCID: PMC3070832
  • Molfenter, T., Ford II, J.H. and Bhattacharya, A. (2011). The Development and use of a Model to Predict Sustainability of Change in Health care Settings. International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management 5(1): 22-35. PMCID: PMC3260322
  • Quanbeck, AR., Gustafson, DH., Ford II, JH., Pulvermacher, A., French, MT., McConnell, KJ., and McCarty, D. (2011) Disseminating quality improvement: study protocol for a large cluster randomized trial. Implementation Science, 6(44). PMCID: PMC3108336
  • Rieckmann, T., Fussell, H., Doyle, K., Ford, J., and Riley, K. (2011) Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: Organizational Change and Quality of Care. J Addict Offender Couns. 2011 Apr;31(2):80-93. PMCID: PMC3673735..
  • Roosa, M., Scripa, J.S., Zastowny, T.R. and Ford II, J.H. (2011) Using a NIATx based local learning collaborative for performance improvement. Evaluation and Program Planning, 34: 390-398. PMCID: PMC3424268
  • Wisdom JP, Ford II, JH, Wise M, Mackey D, Green CA. (2011). Substance Abuse Treatment Programs’ Data Management Capacity: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. 38(2): 249-264. (Policy Exempt)

-+ 2001 to 2010

  • Ford II, J.H., Wise, M., and Wisdom, J.P. (2010) A Peek Inside the Box: How Information Flows through Substance Abuse Treatment Agencies. Journal of Technology in Human Services 28(3): 121-143. (Policy Exempt)
  • Morell JA, Hilscher R, Magura S, and Ford J. (2010) Integrating Evaluation and Agent-Based Modeling: Rationale and an Example for Adopting Evidence-Based Practices. Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation. 6(14):18-31.
  • Wisdom, J.P.; Ford II, J.H. and McCarty D (2010) The Use of Health Information Technology in Publically-funded U.S., Substance Abuse Treat ment Agencies. Contemporary Drug Problems 37: 315-339. (Policy Exempt)
  • Lefkovitz PM, Ford J, Vaughn B and Nance R (2009). Promoting benchmarking in addiction treatment. Behavioral Healthcare. 29(4): 28-30.
  • Xu, W., Sullivan, E., Rudolph, B.A., Bott, J., Lundberg, M.T., McBride, S. and Love, D. (2009) Consensus Building for Public Reporting on Hospital Readmission. December, National Association of Health Data Organizations.
  • Ford J (Summer 2008) Seeking Help – Is Your Practice or Agency Consumer Friendly. National News 11(2). National Council on Problem Gambling.
  • Ford J (Fall 2008) Implementing Rapid Cycle Change in Your Organization. National News 11(3). National Council on Problem Gambling.
  • Hoffman KA, Ford JH II, Choi D, Gustafson DH and McCarty D (2008) Replication and sustainability of improved access and retention within the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 98(1-2): 63-69. PMCID: PMC2607248
  • Love, D., Rudolph, B.A., and Shah, G. (2008) Lessons Learned in Using Hospital Discharge Data for State and National Public Health Surveillance: Implications for CDC's Tracking ProgramJ. Public Health Management Practice. 14(6):533-542.
  • Capoccia VA, Cotter F, Gustafson DH, Cassidy E, Ford JH, Madden L, Owens BO, Farnum SO, McCarty D, and Molfenter T. (2007) Making “Stone Soup”: Improvements in Clinic Access and Retention in Addiction Treatment. Joint Commission Journal of Quality and Safety 33(2): 95 – 103. PMID: 17370920
  • Fitzgerald M and Ford J (2007) Helping States and Providers Work Together. Behavioral Healthcare 27(5): 14 – 17.
  • Ford JH II, Green CA, Hoffman KA, Wisdom JP, Riley KJ, Bergmann L and Molfenter T (2007) Process improvement needs in substance abuse treatment: Admissions walk-through results Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 33(4): 379-389. PMCID: PMC2151921
  • Karon SL, Lazarus JC, Holman L. Challenges and Approaches to the Identification of Traumatic Brain Injury Among Nursing Home Residents. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2007;22:350-359.
  • Love, D., Davis, R., Rudolph, B.A. and Fogg, R. “ Implementing an Emergency Department Data System in Washington State.” Contract Report for State of Washington Department of Health.February 2007.
  • McCarty D, Gustafson D, Wisdom J, Ford J, Choi D, Molfenter T, Capoccia V and Cotter F. (2007).  The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx):  Strategies to Enhance Access and Retention. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 88(2-3): 138-145. PMCID: PMC1896099
  • Reilly KE, Mueller C, Zimmerman DR. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Nursing Home Case-Mix and Quality Demonstration: a descriptive overview. J Aging Soc Policy. 2007;19:61-76.
  • Rudolph, B.A. and Love, D. “Adding Clinical Data Elements to Administrative Data for Hospital-Level Reporting: A Synthesis.” Contract Number 233-02-0088; Task Order #13; Agency for Health Care Research and Quality. February 2007.
  • Buchanan JL, Murkofsky RL, O'Malley AJ, et al. Nursing home capabilities and decisions to hospitalize: a survey of medical directors and directors of nursing. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54:458-65.
  • Reilly KE, Mueller C, Zimmerman DR. A nurse-staffing taxonomy for decision making in long-term care nursing facilities. J Nurs Care Qual. 2006;21:176-86.
  • Rudolph, B.A., Shah, G., and Love, D. (2006) Small Numbers, Disclosure Risk, Security and Reliability Issues in Web-based Data Query SystemsJ. Public Health Management Practice, 12(2), 175-182.
  • Shaw BR, Hawkins R, McTavish F, Pingree S, Gustafson DH. Effects of insightful disclosure within computer mediated support groups on women with breast cancer. Health Commun. 2006;19:133-42.
  • Welch, W.P., Rudolph, B.A., Blewett, L.A., Parente, S.T., Brach, C., and Love, D. (2006) Management Tools for Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, October-December, Vol. 29, Number 4, 272-282.
  • Wisdom JP, Ford JH, Hayes RA, Hoffman K, Edmundson E, and McCarty D. (2006). Addiction Treatment Agencies' Use of Data: A Qualitative Assessment. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research 33(4): 394-407. PMID: 17082981
  • Yun, GW, Ford, J, Hawkins, RP, Pingree, S, McTavish, F, Gustafson, D, and Berhe, H (2006). On the validity of Client-side vs Server-side Web log data analysis. Internet Research 16(5): 537-552.
  • Molfenter T, Zetts  C, Dodd M, Owens  B, Ford J and McCarty D. Reducing Errors of Omission in Chronic Disease Management. Journal of Interprofessional Care October 2005 19(5): 521-523. PMID: 16308174
  • Pronovost, P.J., Thompson, D.A., Holzmueller, C.G., Dorman, T. and Rudolph, B.A. Evaluating the impact of the Leapfrog Group’s standard for intensive care unit physician staffing. Semin Anesth Perioper Med Pain. 2005; 24:50-58.
  • Sittig, D.F., Shiffman, R., Leonard, K., Friedman, C., Rudolph, B. A., Hripcsak, G., Adams,L., and L.C. Kleinman. (2005). A Draft Framework for Measuring Progress towards the Development of a National Healthcare Information InfrastructureBMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 5:14.
  • Welch, W.P., Harmon, R.G., Shah, M., Love, D., Rudolph, B.A., Blewett, L.A., Johnson, K., and Parente, S.T. (2005). Management Tools for Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): An Assessment Focusing on the Use of Administrative Data on Ambulatory Care. Contract No. 290-00-0012, Task#10, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality.
  • Mueller C, Karon SL. ANA nurse sensitive quality indicators for long-term care facilities. J Nurs Care Qual. 2004;19:39-47.
  • Ward D. Staff I. Ford J. and Salner A (2004) Descriptive study of breast cancer patients’ patterns of use and satisfaction with the Internet-based information and support program CHESS (Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System). Oncology Nursing Forum 31(2): 422.
  • Elliott ME, Binkley NC, Carnes M, et al. Fracture risks for women in long-term care: high prevalence of calcaneal osteoporosis and hypovitaminosis D. Pharmacotherapy. 2003;23:702-10.
  • Zimmerman DR. Improving nursing home quality of care through outcomes data: the MDS quality indicators. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003;18:250-7.
  • Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, et al. Assessing the unmet information, support and care delivery needs of men with prostate cancer. Patient Educ Couns. 2003;49:233-42.
  • Booske BC, Lynch J, Riley G. Impact of Medicare managed care market withdrawal on beneficiaries. Health Care Financ Rev. 2002;24:95-115.
  • Ford II, JH. Turner A and Yoshii A. (2002) Information Requirements Determination: The needs of the genomics researchers from the patient clinical record. Journal of Healthcare Information Management. Volume 16 No 4: 56-61. PMID: 12365301
  • Rudolph, B.A., Booske, B.C., and Robinson, J.M. (2002) Final Report on Case Mix Adjustment 2000 CAHPS Medicare Disenrollment Reasons Survey. Project Report under CMS contract no. 500-95-0061.
  • Gustafson DH, Arora NK, Nelson EC, Boberg EW. Increasing understanding of patient needs during and after hospitalization. Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 2001;27:81-92.
  • Lyles A, Sleath B, Fulda TR, Collins TM. Ambulatory drug utilization review: opportunities for improved prescription drug use. Am J Manag Care. 2001;7:75-81; quiz 82-3.
  • Newcomer R, Swan J, Karon S, Bigelow W, Harrington C, Zimmerman D. Residential care supply and cognitive and physical problem case mix in nursing homes. J Aging Health. 2001;13:217-47.

-+ 1991 to 2000

  • Harrington C, Zimmerman D, Karon SL, Robinson J, Beutel P. Nursing home staffing and its relationship to deficiencies. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2000;55:S278-87.
  • Harrington C, Kovner C, Mezey M, et al. Experts recommend minimum nurse staffing standards for nursing facilities in the United States. Gerontologist. 2000;40:5-16.
  • Sainfort F, Booske BC. Measuring post-decision satisfaction. Med Decis Making. 2000;20:51-61.
  • Zimmerman DR, Bowers BJ. in J Cohen-Mansfield, F Ejaz, P Werner, (eds), Satisfaction surveys and other sources of information on quality of long-term care, Satisfaction Surveys in Long-Term Care. New York: Springer Publishing Co., 2000.
  • Robinson J, Karon SL. Modeling Medicare costs of PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) populations. Health Care Financ Rev. 2000;21:149-70.
  • Shaw BR, McTavish F, Hawkins R, Gustafson DH, Pingree S. Experiences of women with breast cancer: exchanging social support over the CHESS computer network. J Health Commun. 2000;5:135-59.
  • Sleath B, Konrad TR, Fulda T, Collins TM. Medicaid drug utilization review and managed care: The perspectives and experiences of state Medicaid directors. J Managed Care Pharm. 2000; 6:131-136.
  • Wise M. Learning to live beyond a heart attack: An interpretive case study of individuals' experiences with an on-line heart disease education program. Proc of Eastern Regional Adult Education Research Conference, March 16-18, 2000. University Park, PA: Penn State University, 2000, Pp 269-274.
  • Wise M, Yun GW, Shaw B. Mapping the use of a self-directed on-line heart disease education program onto health learning outcomes: A study of post-heart attack learners. Proc of the Adult Education Research Conf, June 2-4, 2000. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia, 2000, Pp 507-512.
  • Bigelow WE. Health-related outcomes associated with lack of seat belt use in vehicular crashes, Wisconsin, 1994-96. Traffic Safety Reporter. 1999.
  • Booske BC, Sainfort F, Hundt AS. Eliciting consumer preferences for health plans. Health Serv Res. 1999;34:839-54.
  • Eng TR, Gustafson DH, Henderson J, Jimison H, Patrick K. Introduction to evaluation of interactive health communication applications. Science Panel on Interactive Communication and Health. Am J Prev Med. 1999;16:10-5.
  • Gustafson DH, McTavish FM, Boberg E, et al. Empowering patients using computer based health support systems. Qual Health Care. 1999;8:49-56.
  • Gustafson DH, Robinson TN, Ansley D, Adler L, Brennan PF. Consumers and evaluation of interactive health communication applications. The Science Panel on Interactive Communication and Health. Am J Prev Med. 1999;16:23-9.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins R, Boberg E, et al. Impact of a patient-centered, computer-based health information/support system. Am J Prev Med. 1999;16:1-9.
  • Karon SL, Sainfort F, Zimmerman DR. Stability of nursing home quality indicators over time. Med Care. 1999;37:570-9.
  • Lauver DR, Karon SL, Egan J, et al. Understanding lesbians' mammography utilization. Womens Health Issues. 1999;9:264-74.
  • Lipton HL, Kreling DH, Collins T, Hertz KC. Pharmacy benefit management companies: dimensions of performance. Annu Rev Public Health. 1999;20:361-401.
  • Booske BC, Sainfort F. Relation between quantitative and qualitative measures of information use . Int'l J Human-Computer Interaction. 1998;10:1-21.
  • Jewell KE. Coverage and reimbursement for enteral feeding devices in nutrition support. Nutrition in Clinical Practice Suppl. 1998;13:S28-31.
  • Karlson TA, Bigelow WE, Beutel P. Serious lower extremity injuries from motor vehicle crashes, Wisconsin 1991-94. National Highway Traffic Safety Admin DOT HS 808 791:1-11. 1998.
  • Karon SL, Zimmerman DR. Nursing home quality indicators and quality improvement initiatives. Top Health Inf Manage. 1998;18:46-58.
  • Karon SL. Screening old lesbians for breast and cervical cancers. OutWord: Newsletter of the Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network of Am Society on Aging . 1998;5:1-6.
  • Maxwell C, Zimmerman DR, Karon SL, Sainfort F. Estimating quality indicators for chronic care from the MDS 2.0: Risk adjustment issues and concerns. Canadian J Quality in Health Care . 1998;14:4-13.
  • Mott DA, Collins TM. Comparison of targeting a DUR letter intervention at pharmacists separate from and in addition to physicians. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 1998;38:325-32.
  • Smaglik P, Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Gustafson DH, Boberg E, Bricker E. The quality of interactive computer use among HIV-infected individuals. J Health Commun. 1998;3:53-68.
  • Zimmerman DR. The Power of Information: Using Resident Assessment Data to Assure and Improve the Quality of Nursing Home Care. 1997-1998;21:52-56.
  • Zimmerman DR, Jewell KE, Karon SL. Using resident assessment data to improve nutritional care in nursing homes: the power of information. Nutrition. 1998;14:410-5.
  • Arling G, Karon SL, Sainfort F, Zimmerman DR, Ross R. Risk adjustment of nursing home quality indicators. Gerontologist. 1997;37:757-66.
  • Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, et al., in PF Brennan, SJ Schneider, and E Tornquist, (eds), CHESS: The Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System . Community Health Information Networks. New York: Springer-Verlag; 1997:171-188.
  • Collins TM, Mott DA, Bigelow WE, Zimmerman DR. A controlled letter intervention to change prescribing behavior: results of a dual-targeted approach. Health Serv Res. 1997;32:471-89.
  • Gustafson DH, Gustafson RH, Wackerbarth S. CHESS: Health information and decision support for patients and families. Generations. 1997;56-58.
  • Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Gustafson DH, et al. Aiding those facing health crises: The experience of the CHESS project . Health Promotion and Interactive Technology: Theoretical Applications and Future Directions. 1997;79-102.
  • Hill, C.A., Winfrey, K.L., and Rudolph, B.A. (1997) ‘Best Hospitals’: A Description of the Methodology for the Index of Hospital QualityInquiry, 34 (Spring), 80-90.
  • Karlson TA, Hargarten SW. Reducing Firearm Injury and Death: A Public Health Sourcebook on Guns. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press; 1997:172: pp ill.
  • Karon SL. Nursing Home Quality Indicators: The Power of Information. Spectrum: Newsletter of the Long Term Care Section of the Am Health Information Mgmt Assn. 1997;11:1-6.
  • Phillips CD, Zimmerman D, Bernabei R, Jonsson PV. Using the Resident Assessment Instrument for quality enhancement in nursing homes. Age Ageing. 1997;26 Suppl 2:77-81.
  • Sainfort F, Zimmerman DR, Karon SL. in G Salvendy, MJ Smith, RJ Koubek, (eds), The nursing home industry in the U.S. assessing, computing and providing quality of care information to multiple users, Design of Computing Systems: Cognitive Considerations. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1997, pp 765-768. Simultaneously published in Proc of the 7th Int'l Conf on Human-Computer Interaction, San Francisco, CA. August 24-29, 1997.
  • Sleath B, Collins T, Kelly HW, McCament-Mann L, Lien T. Effect of including both physicians and pharmacists in an asthma drug-use review intervention. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 1997;54:2197-200.
  • Sleath B, Collins T. Physician responses to an educational intervention on improving their long-term prescribing of sedatives. Patient Educ Couns. 1997;31:215-22.
  • Sleath B, McCament-Mann L, Collins T, Hollarbush J. Response forms reflect pharmacists' participation in retrospective DUR. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 1997;NS37:77-84.
  • Gustafson DH. Incentives to promote quality improvement in long-term care. Quality Mgmt in Health Care . 1996;4:1-14.
  • Hargarten SW, Karlson TA, O'Brien M, Hancock J, Quebbeman E. Characteristics of firearms involved in fatalities. JAMA. 1996;275:42-5.
  • Karlson TA, Quade C, Florey M. Nonfatal motor vehicle crash injuries: Wisconsin's experience with linked data systems. Wis Med J. 1996;95:301-4.
  • Karon SL, Zimmerman DR. Using indicators to structure quality improvement initiatives in long-term care. Qual Manag Health Care. 1996;4:54-66.
  • Lipowski EE, Bigelow WE. Data linkages for research on outcomes of long-term care. Gerontologist. 1996;36:441-7.
  • Pingree S, Hawkins RP, Gustafson DH, et al. Hopeful answers from a Computer-based health crisis system: Will the disadvantaged ride the information highway? J Broadcasting and Electronic Media . 1996;40:331-351.
  • Rudolph, B.A., and Miller, E. (1998). Costs of Care for Diabetes in Wisconsin Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers in 1996Wisconsin Medical Journal, March, 55-61.
  • Sainfort F, Booske BC. Role of information in consumer selection of health plans. Health Care Financ Rev. 1996;18:31-54.
  • Sainfort F, Becker M, Diamond R. Judgments of quality of life of individuals with severe mental disorders: Patient self-report versus provider perspectives. Am J Psychiatry. 1996;153:497-502.
  • Boberg EW, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, et al. Development, acceptance and use patterns of a computer-based education and social support system for people living with AIDS/HIV infection. Computers in Human Behavior. 1995;11:289-311.
  • Gustafson DH, Helstad CP, Hung CF, Nelson G, Batalden P. The total costs of illness: a metric for health care reform. Hosp Health Serv Adm. 1995;40:154-71.
  • Gustafson DH, Hundt AS. Findings of innovation research applied to quality management principles for health care. Health Care Manage Rev. 1995;20:16-33.
  • Kreling DH, Lipton HL, Collins TM, Hertz KC. Assessment of the Impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers. CMS Master Contract 95-023/PK . 1996.
  • Lipowski EE, Collins TM. Medicaid DUR Programs, 1993: Final Report to Am Pharmaceutical Assn Foundation; 1995.
  • McTavish FM, Gustafson DH, Owens BH, et al. CHESS (Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System): an interactive computer system for women with breast cancer piloted with an underserved population. J Ambul Care Manage. 1995;18:35-41.
  • Murphy KM, Morris JN, Fries B, Zimmerman DR. The Resident Assessment Instrument: Implications for quality, reimbursement, and research. Generations. 1995;19:43-46.
  • Newmann, J.P., Rudolph, B.A., and Schubert, J. (1995). Depressive Symptom Experiences Among Adolescents. Research Paper Series 51, Mental Health Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, December.
  • Ramsay JD, Sainfort F, Zimmerman D. An empirical test of the structure, process, and outcome quality paradigm using resident-based, nursing facility assessment data. Am J Med Qual. 1995;10:63-75.
  • Sainfort F, Ramsay JD, Monato H Jr. Conceptual and methodological sources of variation in the measurement of nursing facility quality: an evaluation of 24 models and an empirical study. Med Care Res Rev. 1995;52:60-87.
  • Zimmerman DR, Karon SL, Arling G, et al. Development and testing of nursing home quality indicators. Health Care Financ Rev. 1995;16:107-27.
  • Bosworth K, Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP. The BARN system: Use and impact of adolescent health promotion via computer . Computers in Human Behavior. 1994;10:467-482.
  • Collins TM, Mott DA, Bigelow WE, Zimmerman DR. A dual-targeted letter intervention to change prescribing behavior: Results of a randomized trial. AHSR & FHSR Annual Meeting Abstract Book. 1994;11 (114).
  • Gustafson DH, Bosworth K, Treece C, et al. Predicting adolescent problem use of marijuana: Development and testing of a Bayesian model. Int'l J of Addictions. 1994;29:861-886.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Boberg EW, et al. CHESS: A computer-based information and support system for people facing health-related crises and concerns. Am Medical Infomatics Assn-18th Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care. 1994.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Boberg EW, Bricker E, Pingree S, Chan CL. The use and impact of a computer-based support system for people living with AIDS and HIV infection. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1994;604-8.
  • Hargarten SW, Karlson T, Vernick JS, Aprahamian C. Motorboat propeller injuries in Wisconsin: enumeration and prevention. J Trauma. 1994;37:187-90.
  • Head injuries associated with motorcycle use--Wisconsin, 1991. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1994;43:423, 429-31.
  • McTavish FM, Gustafson DH, Owens BH, et al. CHESS: An interactive computer system for women with breast cancer piloted with an under-served population. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1994;599-603.
  • Pingree S, Hawkins RP, Gustafson DH, Boberg EW, Bricker E. Can computer-based communication campaigns avoid contributing to knowledge gaps? Communication and Technology Division of the International Communication Assn, Sydney, Australia. 1994.
  • Rudolph, B.A. and Hill, C.A. (1994). A Nursing Perspective on Hospital Quality: Does It Differ From Physicians? Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Vol. 9(1), October, 57-65.
  • Ryther BJ, Zimmerman D, Kelly-Powell M. in TV Miller and MJ Rantz, (eds), Using Resident Assessment Data in Quality Monitoring.Quality Assurance for Long-Term Care: Guidelines and Procedures for Monitoring Practice. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, 1994.
  • Taylor JO, Gustafson DH, Hawkins R, et al. The comprehensive health enhancement support system. Qual Manag Health Care. 1994;2:36-43.
  • Volicer L, Collard A, Hurley A, Bishop C, Kern D, Karon SL. Impact of special care units for patients with advanced Alzheimer's disease on patients' discomfort and costs. J Am Geriatric Society . 1994;42:597-603.
  • Zimmerman DR, Collins TM, Lipowski EE, Sainfort F. Evaluation of a DUR intervention: a case study of histamine antagonists. Inquiry. 1994;31:89-101.
  • Zimmerman DR, Arling G, Collins TM, et al. The development, analysis, and use of resident assessment-based quality indicators. Proc 5th International Conference on Systems Science in Health-Social Services for the Elderly and the Disabled, Geneva Switzerland, 1994.
  • Zimmerman DR, Collins TM, Lipowski EE, Kreling DH, Wiederholt JB. Guidelines for Estimating the Impact of Medicaid DUR, Contract # 500-93-0032. Submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicaid Bureau;1994.
  • Becker M, Diamond R, Sainfort F. A new patient focused index for measuring quality of life in persons with severe and persistent mental illness. Qual Life Res. 1993;2:239-51.
  • Gustafson DH, Taylor JO, Thompson S, Chesney P. Assessing the needs of breast cancer patients and their families . Quality Mgmt in Health Care . 1993;2:6-17.
  • Gustafson DH, Wise M, McTavish FM, et al. Development and pilot evaluation of a computer-based support system for women with breast cancer. J Psychosocial Oncology. 1993;11:69-93.
  • Gustafson DH, Sainfort F, Johnson SW, Sateia M. Measuring quality of care in psychiatric emergencies: construction and evaluation of a Bayesian index. Health Serv Res. 1993;28:131-58.
  • Gustafson DH, Sainfort F, Johnson SW, Sateia M. Measuring quality of care in psychiatric emergencies: construction and evaluation of a Bayesian index. Health Serv Res. 1993;28:131-58.
  • Gustafson DH, Hawkins RP, Pingree S, Boberg EW, Bricker E, Wise M. CHESS: A computer-based system for empowering health care consumers through education and social support. Proc 1st Nat'l Conf on Consumer Health Informatics National Wellness Institute, Stevens Point, WI. 1993:17-18.
  • Hill, C.A. and Rudolph, B.A. (1993). The Index of Hospital Quality: 1993 Survey on Best Hospitals. A report submitted to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Karlson TA, Boberg EW, Bricker E, Dypold G. Care of People with HIV Disease in Southern Wisconsin. Report to the Ryan White Care Consortium for Southern Wisconsin. 1993.
  • Karon SL, Capitman J. Sociocultural barriers to appropriate care. Proc of the 1993 Public Health Conf on Records and Statistics - DHHS Publication No. (PHS) 94-1214. 1993.
  • Klein BE, Karlson TA, Rose J. An anatomic index for the severity of ocular injuries. Eur J Ophthalmol. 1993;3:57-60.
  • Hargarten SW , Karlson TA. Injury control: A crucial aspect of emergency medicine . Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America . 1993;11:255-262.
  • Pingree S, Hawkins RP, Gustafson DH, et al. Will HIV-positive people use an interactive computer system for information and support? A study of CHESS in two communities. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1993;22-6.
  • Arling G, Hagan S, Buhaug H. The feasibility of a public-private long-term care financing plan. Med Care. 1992;30:699-717.
  • Collins TM, Zimmerman DR. Programs for monitoring inappropriate prescribing of controlled drugs: evaluation and recommendations. Am J Hosp Pharm. 1992;49:1765-8.
  • Gustafson DH, Bosworth K, Hawkins RP, Boberg EW, Bricker E. CHESS: a computer-based system for providing information, referrals, decision support and social support to people facing medical and other health-related crises. Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care. 1992;161-5.
  • Gustafson DH. CQI principles in a regulatory system, Lessons learned from an early attempt to implement . QRB. 1992;18:333-339.
  • Karlson TA, Orcutt RA, Bissen CA. The role of E-codes in injury prevention. Top Health Rec Manage. 1992;12:33-41.
  • Karlson T. Injury control and public policy: A review. Critical Reviews in Environmental Controls . 1992;3/4:195-241.
  • Arling G, Buhaug H, Hagan S, Zimmerman D. Medicaid spenddown among nursing home residents in Wisconsin. Gerontologist. 1991;31:174-82.
  • Arling G, Ryther BJ, Collins T, Zimmerman D. Mental illness and psychotropic medication use in the nursing home. J Aging Health. 1991;3:455-72.
  • Bosworth K, Gustafson DH. CHESS: Providing decision support for health risk behavior and improving access to health care Interface. Interface. 1991;21:93-104.
  • Collins TM. Multiple copy prescription programs and alternative monitoring programs: cost issues. N Y State J Med. 1991;91:28S-31S.
  • Ford II, JH. Spears PT., Leemis RA. and Woods CL. (1991) Centralized Telemetry Monitoring: Implementation and Management. Journal of the Society of Health Systems. Volume 3 No 2: 52-68. PMID: 1817701
  • Hargarten SW , Karlson TA. Motor vehicle crashes and seat belts: A study of emergency physicians procedures, changes and documentation . Annals Emerg Med. 1991;20:476.
  • Zimmerman DR. The potential impact of new regulations and data sources on Nursing home quality of care. Conf Proc: Mechanisms of Quality: Service and Clinical Outcomes, National League of Nursing, New York, 1991.

-+ 1990 and Earlier

  • Gustafson DH, Sainfort FC, Van Konigsveld R, Zimmerman DR. The Quality Assessment Index (QAI) for measuring nursing home quality. Health Serv Res. 1990;25:97-127.
  • Karlson TA, Sumi MD, Braucht SA. HMOs for children with special health care needs. The Public Eye. 1990;15:4-6.
  • Karlson TA, Sumi MD, Braucht SA. Satisfaction and Cost of Health Care For Children with Special Needs, The Impact of Health Maintenance Organizations on Accessibility. Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis and Center for Public Representation: Madison, WI. 1990.
  • Arling G, Zimmerman D, Updike L. Nursing home case mix in Wisconsin. Findings and policy implications. Med Care. 1989;27:164-81.
  • Lipowski EE, Bauwens SF, Collins TM. An examination of histamine-2 receptor antagonist use by Medicaid recipients in Wisconsin long-term care facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1988;36:531-6.
  • Zimmerman DR. The screening survey: An evaluation of one approach to Nursing home quality assurance. Generations . 1989;13:(1).
  • Bigelow WE, Collins TM. The impact of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents on general, gastrointestinal upset in an elderly population. Proc 3rd Int'l Conf on Pharmacoepidemiology: 1987.
  • Miller RU, Zimmerman DR. Health maintenance organizations and physicians: impact and response. J Med Pract Manage. 1987;3:17-21.
  • Karlson TA, Klein BE. The incidence of acute hospital-treated eye injuries. Arch Ophthalmol.; 1986;104:1473-6.
  • Miller RU, Zimmerman DR. Changes in the financing and structure of health care delivery: Professional staff response. Proc Industrial Relations Research Assn Annual Meeting. 1986.
  • Lipowski EE, Wiederholt JB, Kreling DH, Collins TM. Use of a Medicaid database to analyze pharmaceutical services in long-term-care facilities. Am J Hosp Pharm. 1986;43:1467-72.
  • Milgrom PR, Robinson JM. Discussion of Measuring the interest rate risk .Transactions of the Society of Actuaries. 1985;37:295-297.
  • Broffitt JD, Robinson JM. Discussion of Maximum likelihood alternatives to actuarial estimators of mortality rates. Transactions of the Society of Actuaries. 1984;33:125-138.
  • Karlson TA. The incidence of facial injuries from dog bites. JAMA. 1984;251:3265-7.
  • Karlson TA. The incidence of hospital-treated facial injuries from vehicles. J Trauma. 1982;22:303-10.