Primary Care Policy and Politics

Bodenheimer T. Unlicensed Health Care Personnel and Patient Outcomes. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30(7):873-5.

Nielsen M, Gibson A, Buelt L, Grundy P, Grumbach K. The Patient-Centered Medical Home's Impact on Cost and Quality: Annual Review of Evidence, 2013-2014. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. 2015.

Bodenheimer TS. Editorial: Find the “Bright Spots”. Best-practice strategies for management of chronic conditions in physician organizations. 2014; 289(4):434-441.

Nielsen M, Olayiwola JN, Grundy P, Grumbach K, Shaljian M. The Patient-Centered Medical Home's impact on cost & quality: An annual update of the evidence, 2012-2013. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. 2014.

Jepeal N, Zlateva I, Wang J, Olayiwola JN. Strengthening the role workforce play in health policy engagement in underserved communities: Lessons from a multi-site federally qualified health center. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014;25(1):29-36. | 10.1353/hpu.2014.0052.

Grumbach K. The Patient-Centered Medical Home is not a pill: Implications for evaluating primary care reforms. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:1913-1914.

Bodenheimer T, Grumbach K. Understanding Health Policy. 6th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Anderson D, Olayiwola JN. Community Health Centers and the Patient Centered Medical Home: Challenges and opportunities to reduce healthcare disparities in America. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012;23(3):949-957.

Bodenheimer T, Pham HH. Primary care: Current problems and proposed solutions. Health Aff. 2010;29(5):799-805.

Bodenheimer T, Chen E, Bennett H. Confronting the growing burden of chronic disease: Can the U.S. health care workforce do the job? Health Aff (Millwood). 2009;28(1):64-74.

Grumbach K. Benefits of primary care and a primary care medical home: A concise summary of the evidence. February 2009.

Grumbach, K. Rebuilding primary care: A call for federal action. Health Affairs Blog. January 23, 2009.
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Grumbach K, Bodenheimer T, Grundy P. The outcomes of implementing Patient-Centered Medical Home interventions: A review of the evidence on quality, access and costs from recent prospective evaluation studies. August, 2009.

Grumbach K. What the federal Government should do to revitalize the primary care infrastructure in the US. Robert Graham Center Health Policy Forum. January 29, 2009.
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Goodman DC, Grumbach K. Does having more physicians lead to better health system performance? JAMA. 2008;299(3):335-7.

Sepulveda M, Bodenheimer T, Grundy P. Primary Ccare: Can it solve employer's health care dilemma? Health Aff (Millwood). 2008;27(1):151-8

Testimony of Kevin Grumbach to the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee. Feb. 12, 2008

The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lectures 2007: Transforming Today's Health Care Workforce to Meet Tomorrow's Demands Institute of Medicine. March 19, 2008.

Goroll AH, Berenson RA, Schoenbaum SC, Gardner LB. Fundamental reform of payment for adult primary care: comprehensive payment for comprehensive care. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:410-415

Bodenheimer T, Berenson RA, Rudolf P. The primary care-specialty income gap: why it matters. Ann Intern Med. 2007;146:301-306.

Bodenheimer T and Grumbach K. Improving Primary Care: Strategies and Tools for a Better Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Woo B. Primary Care -- the best job in medicine? N Engl J Med. 2006;355(9):864-6.

Bodenheimer T. Primary care -- will it survive? N Engl J Med. 2006;355(9):861-4.

Bodenheimer T, Fernandez A. High and rising health care costs. Part 4: can costs be controlled while preserving quality? Ann Intern Med. 2005;143(1):26-31.