Research and Publications from the HMS Center for Primary Care
Sullivan, E. E., Hufstader, T., & Arabadjis, S. (2015). Behavioral Health and Financing for Southcentral Foundation’s Nuka System of Care (B). Boston, MA, USA: Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care.
Arabadjis, S., Ibrahim, Z. & Sullivan, E. E. (2016). The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers: Weighing Opportunity with Capacity (A). Boston, MA, USA: Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care.
Hesketh, M. & Dwiel, K. (2017). Background Note on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). Boston, MA, USA: Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care.
Primary Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Improving access to high quality primary care, accelerating transitions to alternative forms of care delivery, and addressing health disparities. In: Basu S, Alpert JL, Phillips RS, editors. New York, NY: Milbank Memorial Fund, 2021.
Suzuki, J., Matthews, M. L., Brick, D., Nguyen, M. T., Jamison, R. N., Ellner, A. L., & Weiss, R. D. (2014). Implementation of a collaborative care management program with buprenorphine in primary care: a comparison between opioid-dependent patients and chronic pain patients using opioids non-medically. Journal of Opioid Management, 10(3), 159.
Bitton, A., Ellner, A., Pabo, E., Stout, S., Sugarman, J. R., Sevin, C., Goodell, K., Bassett, J.S., & Phillips, R. S. (2014). The Harvard Medical School Academic Innovations Collaborative: transforming primary care practice and education. Academic Medicine, 89(9), 1239-1244.
Koch, U., Bitton, A., Landon, B. E., & Phillips, R. S. (2015). Transforming primary care practice and education: lessons from 6 academic learning collaboratives. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. 40(2), pp.125-138.
Wu, C. A., Mulder, A. L., Zai, A. H., Hu, Y., Costa, M., Tishler, L. W., Saltzman, J. R., Ellner, A. L., & Bitton, A. (2015). A population management system for improving colorectal cancer screening in a primary care setting. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 22(3), 319-328.
Duong, D. B., Sullivan, E. E. E., Minter-Jordan, M., Giesen, L., & Ellner, A. L. (2016). A model for training medical student innovators: the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care Abundance Agents of Change program. Medical Education Online, 21(1).
Schiff, G.D., Bearden, T., Hunt, L.S., Azzara, J., Larmon, J., Phillips, R.S., Singer, S., Bennett, B., Sugarman, J.R., Bitton, A. & Ellner, A., (2017). Primary care collaboration to improve diagnosis and screening for colorectal cancer. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 43(7):338-350
Ellner, A. L., Stout, S., Sullivan, E. E., Griffiths, E. P., Mountjoy, A., & Phillips, R. S. (2015). Health systems innovation at academic health centers: leading in a new era of health care delivery. Academic Medicine, 90(7), 872-880.
Remus, K. E., Honigberg, M., Tummalapalli, L., Cohen, L. P., Fazio, S., & Weinstein, A. R. (2016). A chronic disease management student-faculty collaborative practice: educating students on innovation in health care delivery. Academic Medicine, 91(7), 967-971.
Cahn, P. S., Bzowyckyj, A., Collins, L., Dow, A., Goodell, K., Johnson, A. F., Klocko, D., Knab, M., Parker, K., Reeves, S., & Zierler, B. K. (2016). A design thinking approach to evaluating interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(3), 378-380.
Fazio, S. B., Demasi, M., Farren, E., Frankl, S., Gottlieb, B., Hoy, J., Johnson, A., Kasper, J., Lee, P., McCarthy, C., & Miller, K. (2016). Blueprint for an undergraduate primary care curriculum. Academic Medicine, 91(12), 1628-1637.
Fazio, S.B., Ledford, C.H., Aronowitz, P.B., Chheda, S.G., Choe, J.H., Call, S.A., Gitlin, S.D., Muntz, M., Nixon, L.J., Pereira, A.G. and Ragsdale, J.W. (2017). Competency-Based Medical Education in the Internal Medicine Clerkship: A Report from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Undergraduate Medical Education Task Force. Academic Medicine.
Dwiel, K., Hesketh, M.A., Alpert, J.L., Cellini, J., Goodell, K., Phillips, R.S., Sullivan, E.E. (2018). The Impact of Oral Health Training for Primary Care Clinicians: A Systematic Review. Family Medicine, 51(3), 251-261.
Global Health and Community Health Workers:
Vasan, A., Hudelson, C. E., Greenberg, S. L., & Ellner, A. E. (2015). An integrated approach to surgery and primary care systems strengthening in low-and middle-income countries: building a platform to deliver across the spectrum of disease. Surgery, 157(6), 965-970.
Basu, S., Jack, H. E., Arabadjis, S. D., & Phillips, R. S. (2016). Benchmarks for reducing emergency department visits and hospitalizations through community health workers integrated into primary care: a cost-benefit analysis. Medical Care.
Jack, H., Arabadjis, S., Sun, L., Sullivan, E. E., & Phillips, R. (2016). Impact of Community Health Workers on Use of Healthcare Services in the United States: A Systematic Review. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 1-20.
Basu, S. E., Landon, B. S., Song, Z., Bitton, A., & Phillips, R. (2015). Implications of workforce and financing changes for primary care practice utilization, revenue, and cost: A generalizable mathematical model for practice management. Medical Care, 53(2), 125-132.
Basu, S., Phillips, R., Bitton, A., Song, Z., & Landon, B. (2015). Medicare chronic care management payments and financial returns to primary care practices: a modeling study. Annals of Internal Medicine, 163(8), 580-8.
Basu, S., Phillips, R. S., Song, Z., Landon, B. E., & Bitton, A. (2016). Effects of new funding models for patient-centered medical homes on primary care practice finances and services: Results of a Microsimulation Model. The Annals of Family Medicine, 14(5), 404-414.
Basu S, Landon BE, Williams JW Jr, Bitton A, Song Z, Phillips RS. (2017) Behavioral health integration into primary care: A microsimulation of financial implications for practices. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 32, 1330-1342.
Basu S, Phillips RS, Song Z, Bitton A, Landon BE. (2018) Finance and time use implications of team documentation for primary care practices under alternative payment systems: A microsimulation model. The Annals of Family Medicine, 16, 308-313. PMID 29987078.
Baum A, Song Z, Landon BE, Phillips RS, Bitton A, Basu S. (2019). Health care spending slowed following state regulation of commercial insurers through Rhode Island’s affordability standards. Health Affairs, 38, 237-245.
Academic Innovations Collaborative (supported by Center for Primary Care resources):
Song, H., Ryan, M., Tendulkar, S., Fisher, J., Martin, J., Peters, A.S., Frolkis, J.P., Rosenthal, M.B., Chien, A.T. & Singer, S.J (2017). Team dynamics, clinical work satisfaction, and patient care coordination between primary care providers: A mixed methods study. Health Care Management Review, 42(1), 28-41.
Chien AT, Kyle MA, Peters AS, Nguyen KH, Rosenthal MB, Tendulkar S, Singer SJ. (2018) Establishing Teams: How Does It Change Practice Configuration, Size, and Composition? Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 41(2), 146-155.
Meyers, D.J., Chien, A.T., Nguyen, K.H., Li, Z., Singer S.J., Rosenthal, M.B. (2018). Association of Team-Based Primary Care With Health Care Utilization and Costs Among Chronically Ill Patients. JAMA Internal Medicine. Published online Nov 2018.
General Peer-Reviewed Publications:
White, T., Aronson, M.D., Sternberg S. B, Shafiq, U., Berkowitz, S. J., Benneyan, J., Phillips, R.S., Schiff, G.D. (2022). Analysis of Radiology Report Recommendation Characteristics and Rate of Recommended Action Performance. JAMA Network
Khazen, M., Sullivan, E. E, Ramos, J., Mirica, M., Linzer, M, Schiff, G. D., & Olson, A. P. J., (2022). Anatomy of diagnosis in a clinical encounter: how clinicians discuss uncertainty with patients. Springer Link.
Yang, Z., Ganguli, I., Davis, C., Dai, M., Shuemaker, J., Peterson, L., Bazemore, A., Phillips, R., Chung Y. K. (2022). Physician- versus practice-level primary care continuity and association with outcomes in Medicare beneficiaries Health Services Research.
Breton, M., Sullivan, E.E., Deville-Stoetzel, N. et al. Telehealth challenges during COVID-19 as reported by primary healthcare physicians in Quebec and Massachusetts. BMC Fam Pract 22, 192 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-021-01543-4
Reynolds, P. P., Klink, K., Gilman, S., Green, L. A., Phillips, R. S., Shipman, S., Keahey, D., Rugen, K., & Davis, M. (2015). The patient-centered medical home: preparation of the workforce, more questions than answers. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30(7), 1013-1017.
Dwiel, K., Weilnau, T., Hunt, L., Azzara, J., Phillips, R., & Sullivan, E. (2019). Building Improvement Capacity to Create Strong, Effective Primary Care Teams in Community Health Centers. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.
 Cases are listed chronologically and in Harvard Business School case study citation format.