Oregon's Medicaid Transformation — observations on Organizational Structure and Strategy
Anna Marie Chang is assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. Her research focuses on diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes, emergency care, and care coordination. Her most recent work has focused on the Medicaid transition and its impact on emergency departments in Oregon.
Deborah J. Cohen is associate professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Oregon Health and Science University. Her research focuses on doctor-patient communication, primary care practice change and improvement, and health information technology use.
Dennis McCarty is professor in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. He works at the intersection of policy, research, and practice in assessing the organization, financing, and quality of prevention and treatment services for alcohol and drug disorders. Currently, he is director of the Education Core for the Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center and coprincipal investigator for the Western States Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. He received a PhD in social psychology from the University of Kentucky.
Traci Rieckmann is research assistant professor in the School of Medicine and the Department of Public Health at Oregon Health and Science University and principal investigator for the Northwest Addiction Technology and Transfer Center. She conducts clinical, translational, and community-based research investigating the adoption of evidence-based practices for treatment of alcohol and drug use disorders and the effects of organizational and system changes on treatment outcomes.
K. John McConnell, a health economist, is director of the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness and associate professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. His research has focused on state health policy, behavioral health, and quality improvement, including impacts of changes in insurance benefit structures on health spending and recent studies of the uptake and effectiveness of lean and related management practices in more than six hundred hospitals. He is currently directing a large federally and philanthropically funded study of the economic impacts of Oregon's Medicaid transition to coordinated care organizations.
Anna Marie Chang, Deborah J. Cohen, Dennis McCarty, Traci Rieckmann, K. John McConnell; Oregon's Medicaid Transformation — observations on Organizational Structure and Strategy. J Health Polit Policy Law 1 February 2015; 40 (1): 257–264. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/03616878-2854959
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