Bibliography

The Johns Hopkins ACG® System Bibliography provides links to more than 900 papers and reports from across the globe detailing various studies utilizing the ACG System in a variety of locations, populations, and innovative applications.

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Risk-adjusted Medicare capitation rates using ambulatory and inpatient diagnoses

Health Care Financ Rev 17:77-99. Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) developed two new diagnosis-oriented […]

Ambulatory care practice variation within a Medicaid program

Health Serv Res 30:751-770. Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD, USA STUDY QUESTIONS: What is the […]

Health information services technologies

J Ambul Care Manage 19:90-97. ISYS Group, Des Moines, IA, USA Increasing demands for provider profiling have led to the growth of health information services […]

Profiling primary care physician resource use: examining the application of case mix adjustment

J Ambul Care Manage 19:60-80. Health Services Research and Development Center, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Growing emphasis on managed care […]

Classification systems in case-mix groups in ambulatory care. Perspectives for our primary health care

Aten Primaria 17:76-82. Published in Spanish. Unitat d’Investigació Centre, Institut Català de la Salut, CESCA, Barcelona, Spain No abstract PMID: 8742149

Ambulatory Care Groups and the profiling of primary care physician resource use: examining the application of case mix adjustments

J Ambul Care Manage 19:86-89. Center for Research in Ambulatory Health Care Administration, Englewood, CO, USA A variety of profiling models and tools is utilized […]

Geographic variation in primary care visits in Iowa.

Health Serv Res 30:657-671. Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Administration, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA. OBJECTIVE: This study investigates the determinants of […]

HMO family physicians: men and women differ in their work

HMO Pract 9:155-161. Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA, USA OBJECTIVE: The goal was to identify differences in the type of work and […]

A chronic disease score with empirically derived weights

Med Care 33:783-795. Indiana University Department of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA. Different types of medication prescribed during a 6-month period for the treatment and management […]

A comparative analysis of methods of health risk assessment: final report

Cambridge, MA, USA: Harvard University School of Public Health. Harvard University School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA A key component of many recent proposals […]

Assessment of Ambulatory Care Groups with comparison to existing ambulatory case-mix classification systems

Systems Research and Applications Corporation. Arlington, VA, USA: Systems Research and Applications Corporation. Systems Research and Applications Corporation, Arlington, VA, USA The Office of the […]

Models for Medicare payment system reform based on group-specific volume performance standards (GVPS)

Waltham, MA, USA: Brandeis University. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA This report discusses potential policy options for Medicare based on Group-Specific Volume Performance Standards (GVPS). […]

Ambulatory care casemix measures

J Gen Intern Med 10:162-170. HSR&D Field Program, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA, USA No abstract PMID: 7769475

Forecasting physician workforce requirements

JAMA 273:111; author reply 113. Dr Weiner1 presents an exacting analysis of the likely effects of health system reform on physician workforce requirements. His market approach […]

Designing and using measures of quality based on physician office records.

J Ambul Care Manage 18:56-72. Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA This article presents our principles for developing performance measures to […]

Costs vs quality in different types of primary care settings

JAMA 272:1903-1908. Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship […]

The case for case-mix adjustment in practice profiling. When good apples look bad

JAMA 272:871-874. Harvard Community Health Plan, Brookline, MA, USA OBJECTIVE: To assess the influence of patient characteristics on practice profiling. Using the example of specialty […]

A comparison of alternative approaches to risk measurement

Final report, grant number 93-G07, Physician Payment Review Commission. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Park Nicollet Medical Foundation. Park Nicollet Medical Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA Under health […]

The ambulatory case-mix development project

Project final report. Baltimore, MD, USA: Johns Hopkins University and Aetna Health Plans. Johns Hopkins University and Aetna Health Plans, USA As the US health […]

Applying population-based case mix adjustment in managed care: the Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Care Group system

Manag Care Q 2:21-34. CSC Healthcare Systems, Inc., Malden, MA, USA When analyzing medical utilization or other health care-related measurements across provider panels, case mix […]

Ambulatory Care Groups: an evaluation for military health care use

Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA: United States Army Center for Healthcare Education and Studies, publication #HR 94-004. United States Army Center for Healthcare Education and […]

Patient-mix differences among ambulatory providers and their effects on utilization and payments for Maryland Medicaid users

Med Care 31:1119-1137. Policy and Health Statistics Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, MD, USA Characteristics of the usual source of care […]

Developing and evaluating performance measures for ambulatory care quality: a preliminary report of the DEMPAQ project

Jt Comm J Qual Improv 19:552-565. Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Because of the focus on […]

Ambulatory encounter systems: implications for payment and quality

J Ambul Care Manage 16:33-49. Many key decision makers are looking to AESs solely for purposes of payment. This approach is unfortunate because many systems […]

Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Care Groups (ACGs). A case-mix system for UR, QA and capitation adjustment

HMO Pract 6:13-19. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA This paper describes a new ambulatory case-mix system developed at The Johns Hopkins University and known […]

Case mix measures for ambulatory care

J Public Health Med 13:189-197. University of Newcastle upon Tyne, School of Health Care Sciences, Medical School, Newcastle, UK Resource management in Ambulatory Care is […]

Ambulatory case-mix methodologies: applications to primary care research

In: Grady M, eds. Primary care research: theory and methods. Washington, DC: USDHHS. AHCPR Pub 91-0011:75-81. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA This paper describes […]

Development and application of a population-oriented measure of ambulatory care case-mix

Med Care 29:452-472. Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA This article describes a […]

Ambulatory care groups: a categorization of diagnoses for research and management

Health Serv Res 26:53-74. Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA This article describes a […]

Impact of managed care on prescription drug use

Health Aff 10:140-154. Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Differences between the health services utilization patterns of persons enrolled […]

ACGs: ambulatory care groupings for case-mix categorization

Final report for grant #HS05505, National Center for Health Care Research/Health Care Technology Assessment. Baltimore, MD, USA: Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, […]

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