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Practice transformation, care coordination, health services research


  • Perloff, Jennifer; Rushforth, Alice; Daudelin, Denise; Suchman, Anthony; Gittell, Jody Hoffer; Santos, Hannah; Beswick, Joanne; Moore, Saleema; Selker, Harry. "Intervening to Enhance Collaboration in Translational Research: A Relational Coordination Approach." Journal of Clinical and Translational Science First View (2017): 1-18 <https://doi.org/10.1017/cts.2017.10>.
  • Gittell, Jody Hoffer; Beswick, Joanne; Goldmann, Don; Wallack, Stan. "Teamwork Methods for Accountable Care: Relational Coordination and TeamSTEPPS." Health Care Management Review 40. 2 (2015): <https://doi.org/10.1097/HMR.0000000000000021>.
  • Nandakumar, A.K.; Beswick, Joanne; Thomas, Cindy; Wallack, Stan, Kress, Daniel. "Pathways of Health Technology Diffusion: The United States and Low Income Countries." Health Affairs 28. 4 (2009): 986-995 <https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.28.4.986>.
  • Rothbaum, Fred; Martland, Nancy; Jannsen, Joanne Beswick. "Parents' Reliance on the Web for Information about Children and Families: Socioeconomic Differences in Skills, Use and Satisfaction." Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 29. 2 (2008): 118-128.
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Joanne Beswick, MS, MA, is a member of the Practice Evaluation and Transformation Partnership in the Schneider Institute on Healthcare Systems. She focuses most of her time as a Practice Transformation Specialist on the National Learning Network for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), a national advanced primary care medical home model aimed at transforming care delivery. In this role, she facilitates dialog with practices to identify barriers and brainstorm change tactics that lead to the achievement of desired outcomes. In addition, Joanne works with delivery systems to develop and manage integrated continual quality improvement systems that use EMR, claims, and administrative data to ensure sustainable practice transformation. She works with CPC+ practices as they develop and implement processes that enable change based on their population and performance data. Ms. Beswick is also engaged in health services research projects as part of the Practice Evaluation and Transformation Partnership.



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