3047.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Medical Care Contributed Papers-1

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):E. Greer Gay, PhD
12:30 PMHow community-based physicians perceive and cope with conflict in clinical practice guidelines
Dennis Ross-Degnan, ScD, Eric Fortess, ScD, MPH, Alyce Adams, SM, Connie Mah, Robert LeCates, Stephen Soumerai, ScD
12:45 PMSelective referral to high volume hospitals: Estimating the potential impact on hospital mortality
R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA, Kirsten L. Johansen, MD, Richard Brand, PhD, Deborah J. Rennie, BA, Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH
1:00 PMOutpatient observation stays in Massachusetts hospitals
Kathleen Kerwin Fuda, PhD, Maxine Schuster, PhD, Bruce Anderson, Jean Delahanty, Benson Chin
1:15 PMPatterns of Transfers for Inpatients with Psychiatric Illnesses: Are Vulnerable Patients at Increased Risk?
Donna D. McAlpine, MA, Jane E. Miller, PhD
1:30 PMSources of growth in prescription drug spending in a large privately insured population
Dominic Hodgkin, PhD, Cindy Parks Thomas, PA, PhD, Stanley S. Wallack, PhD, Joseph A. DiMasi, PhD, Linda Simoni-Wastila, PhD, RPh, Jeffrey S. Brown, MA
Sponsor:Medical Care

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA