Resource topic: Health Care Costs
A Literature Review of Nursing Turnover Costs

This review article published in the Journal of Nursing Management summarizes data and trends of nursing staff turnover costs from 1990 to 2010. Inconsistencies in...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Emerging the EHR Purgatory – Moving from Process to Outcomes

Goroll's Perspective paper in the New England Journal of Medicine illustrates the electronics arms race between payers demanding documentation to justify payment...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Economics of Team-based Care in Controlling Blood Pressure: A Community Guide Systematic Review

The following systematic review examines the costs of team-based care for blood pressure control. 31 studies published between 1980 and 2012 were analyzed for...

Article
Association of Integrated Team-Based Care with Health Care Quality, Utilization, and Cost

The following study, published in JAMA evaluates the association of receiving primary care in integrated team-based care (TBC) practices vs traditional practice...

Article
Implementing Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders Team Care in a Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Lessons Learned and Effects Observed

Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of Elders (GRACE) is a model of care that works in collaboration with primary care providers (PCPs) and...

Article
Effects of Primary Care Team Social Networks on Quality of Care and Costs for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

The following study evaluates the associations between primary care team communication, interaction, and coordination (ie, social networks); quality of care; and...

Article
Team-Based Primary Care: Opportunities and Challenges

The following report, published by the Graham Center, examines existing challenges to the implementation of team-based primary care. Challenges include the...

Report
Modeled Health and Economic Impact of Team-Based Care for Hypertension

This study estimates the prospective health, economic, and budgetary impact of universal adoption of a team-based care intervention model that targets people with...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
The complexities of physician supply and demand: Projections through 2025

The following study and report, conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, uses a microsimulation approach to project the supply and demand for...

Report
The costs of nurse turnover, part 2: Application of the Nursing Turnover Cost Calculation Methodology

The following article is the second in a 2-part series focusing on nurse turnover and its costs. Part 2 presents an application of the human resource accounting...

Article