The following HTML text is provided to enhance online
readability. Many aspects of typography translate only awkwardly to HTML.
Please use the page image
as the authoritative form to ensure accuracy.
The Ist Annual Crossing the Quality Chasm Summit: A Focus on Communities
most disabling conditions are not necessarily the ones we spend the most to treat. Health Affairs (Millwood, VA) 21(4):105–111.
Druss BG, Marcus SC, Olfson M, Tanielian T, Elinson L, Pincus HA. 2001. Comparing the national economic burden of five chronic conditions. Health Affairs (Millwood, VA) 20 (6):233–241.
Fisher ES, Wennberg DE, Stukel TA, Gottlieb DJ, Lucas FL, Pinder EL. 2003a. The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending. Part 2: Health outcomes and satisfaction with care. Annals of Internal Medicine 138(4):288–298.
Fisher ES, Wennberg DE, Stukel TA, Gottlieb DJ, Lucas FL, Pinder EL. 2003b. The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending. Part 1: The content, quality, and accessibility of care. Annals of Internal Medicine 138(4):273–287.
Hoffman C, Rice D, Sung HY. 1996. Persons with chronic conditions: Their prevalence and costs. The Journal of the American Medical Association 276(18):1473–1479.
IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2000. To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Kohn LT, Corrigan JM, Donaldson MS, eds. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
IOM. 2001. Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
IOM. 2002a. Leadership by Example: Coordinating Government Roles in Improving Health Care Quality. Corrigan JM, Eden J, Smith BM, eds. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
IOM. 2002b. Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Smedley BS, Stith AY, Nelson BD, eds. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
IOM. 2003. Priority Areas for National Action: Transforming Health Care Quality. Adams K, Corrigan JM, eds. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
IOM. 2004. Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion. Nielsen-Bohlman L, Panzer AM, Kindig DA, eds. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
Leatherman S, McCarthy D. 2002. Quality of Health Care in the United States: A Chartbook. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund.
Lorig KR, Ritter P, Stewart AL, Sobel DS, Brown BW Jr, Bandura A, Gonzalez VM, Laurent DD, Holman HR. 2001. Chronic disease self-management program: 2-year health status and health care utilization outcomes. Medical Care 39(11):1217–1223.
Lorig, KR, Sobel DS, Stewart AL, Brown BW Jr, Bandura A, Ritter P, Gonzalez VM, Laurent DD, Holman HR. 1999. Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: A randomized trial. Medical Care 37(1):5–14.
McGlynn EA, Asch SM, Adams J, Keesey J, Hicks J, DeCristofaro A, Kerr EA. 2003. The quality of health care delivered to adults in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine 348 (26):2635–2645.
Partnership for Prevention. 2002. Better Lives for People with Chronic Conditions. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry. 1998. Quality First: Better Health Care for All Americans—Final Report to the President of the United States. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
Schuster MA, McGlynn EA, Brook RH. 1998. How good is the quality of health care in the United States? Milbank Quarterly 76(4):509, 517–563.
Sofaer S. 2003. Working Together, Moving Ahead. New York, NY: School of Public Affairs, Baruch College.
Wang PS, Berglund P, Kessler RC. 2000. Recent care of common mental disorders in the United States: Prevalence and conformance with evidence-based recommendations. Journal of General Internal Medicine 15(5):284–292.
Wennberg JE, Fisher ES, Stukel TA, Skinner JS, Sharp SM, Bronner KK. 2004. Use of hospitals, physician visits, and hospice care during last six months of life among cohorts loyal to highly respected hospitals in the United States. British Medical Journal 328(7440):607–612.