Associate Professor Lorens Helmchen published the article, “The ‘Seven Pillars’ Response to Patient Safety Incidents: Effects on Medical Liability Processes and Outcomes,” in Health Services Research
HPM Team Publishes in the Journal of Healthcare Management
Associate Professor Patricia "Polly" Pittman, Assistant Professor Leah Masselink, Research Assistant Lauren Bade, and Professor Leighton Ku coauthored "Factors Determining Medical Staff Configurations in Community Health Centers: CEO Perspectives," published in the Journal of Healthcare Management (2016 Sep/Oct;61(5):364-377
Lorens Helmchen Published in Journal of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor Lorens Helmchen co-authored the article, “The CareFirst Patient-Centered Medical Home Program: Cost and Utilization Effects in Its First Three Years,” which was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine July 26, 2016.
Analysis Suggests Funding for Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program
Running the federal Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education program created in 2011 under the Affordable Care Act costs much more than it was funded by Congress in 2015, according to an analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The program's goal is to increase the number of primary care doctors and dentists practicing in underserved parts of the United States.
Lorens Helmchen Publishes on Racial Disparities in Emergency General Surgery
Lorens Helmchen is a coauthor of "Racial disparities in emergency general surgery: Do differences in outcomes persist among universally insured military patients?" published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (2016 May;80(5):764-75; discussion 775-7. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001004).