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  2. Rittenhouse DR, et al. "Small and medium-size physician practices use few patient-centered medical home processes." Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30(8):1575-84.


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  4. Shortell SM, et. al. “Improving Chronic Illness Care: A Longitudinal Cohort Analysis of Large Physician Organizations." Med Care. 2009;47(9): 932-939.
  5. Solberg LI, et. al. “Is Integration in Large Medical Groups Associated with Quality?" Am J Manag Care. 2009;15(6):e34-e41.
  6. Bellows NM, et al. “Adoption of Health Promotion Practices in a Cohort of U.S. Physician Organizations." Am J Prev Med. 2010;39(6):555-8.
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  8. Rittenhouse DR, et al."Improving chronic illness care: findings from a national study of care management processes in large physician practices." Med Care Res Rev. 2010;67(3):301-20.
  9. McMenamin SB, et al. "Adoption of policies to treat tobacco dependence in U.S. medical groups." Am J Prev Med. 2010;39(5):449-56.


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  3. Gillies RR, et al. "How Different is California? A Comparison of Physician Organizations in the United States." Health Aff (Millwood). 2003 Jul-Dec;Suppl Web Exclusives:W3-492-502.
  4. Bodenheimer T, et al. "What are the Facilitators and Barriers in Physician Organizations' Use of Care Management Processes?" Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2004 Sep;30(9):505-14.
  5. Li R, et al. "Organizational Factors Affecting the Adoption of Diabetes Care Management Processes in Physician Organizations." Diabetes Care. 2004;27(10):2312-2316.
  6. McMenamin SB, et al. "Support for Smoking Cessation Interventions in Physician Organizations: Results from a National Survey." Med Care. 2003;41(12):1396-1406.
  7. McMenamin SB, et al. "Health Promotion in Physician Organizations: Results from a National Survey." Am J Prev Med. 2004;26(4):259-264.
  8. Robinson JC, et al. "The Alignment and Blending of Payment Incentives within Physician Organizations." Health Serv Res. 2004;39(5):1589-1606.
  9. Schmittdiel JA, et al. "The Use of Patient and Physician Reminders for Preventive Services: Results from a National Study of Physician Organizations." Prev Medicine. 2004;39:1000-1006.
  10. Halpin HA, et al. "The Routine Use of Health Risk Appraisals: Results from a National Study of Physician Organizations." Am J Health Promot. 2005;20(1):34-8.
  11. Schmittdiel JA, et al. "The Prevalence and Use of Chronic Disease Registries in Physician Organizations." J Gen Intern Med. 2005;20(9):855-858.
  12. Shortell SM, et al. "An Empirical Assessment of High Performing Physician Organizations: Results From A National Study." Med Care Res Rev. 2005;62(4):407-434.
  13. Simon JS, et al. "Drivers of Electronic Medical Record Adoption Among Medical Groups." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31(11):631-639.
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