Curriculum Vitae of Richard E. Ward, MD, MBA (continued)

Dissemination of Information

Interest Area BookChapters Published Manuscripts PublishedAbstracts Invited Lectures & Workshops
Clinical Practice Guidelines & Protocols(including cost-effectiveness analysis, evidence-based medicine, clinical algorithms, formulary development, and associated ethical issues) 6 17 30
Quality & Outcomes Measurement(including benchmarking, accountability, psychometrics, epidemiology) 1 7 20 32
Disease Management & Process Improvement(including care management, continuous quality improvement, and clinical effectiveness as a discipline) 5 7 31
Information Technology(including medical informatics, standards, information systems strategy, software engineering) 7 4 32
Partnerships with Suppliers(new forms of collaboration between health care providers, plans and pharmaceutical and device manufacturers) 8
Total ——–6 ——–27 ——–41 ——–133

Detail by Interest Area

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES AND PROTOCOLS

(including cost-effectiveness analysis, evidence-based medicine, clinical algorithms, formulary development, and associated ethical issues)

MANUSCRIPTS (on Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols):

6. Elston Lafata J, Martin SA, Kaatz S, Ward RE. Anticoagulation Clinics and Patient Self-Testing For Patients on Chronic Warfarin Therapy: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Journal of thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2000;9(1):S13-S19

5. Fagan SC; Morgenstern LB; Petitta A; Ward RE; Tilley BC; Marler JR; Levine SR; Broderick JP; Kwiatkowski TG; Frankel M; Brott TG; Walker MD. NINDS rt-PA Stroke Study Group. Cost-effectiveness of Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Neurology 1998 Apr;50(4):883-90

4. Lafata JE, Koch GG, Ward RE. Synthesizing Evidence from Multiple Studies: The Role of Meta-analysis in Pharmacoeconomics. Medical Care 1996;349(12):DS136-145, Supplement.

3. Wilterdink JL; Feldmann E; Easton JD; Ward R. Performance of Carotid Ultrasound in Evaluating Candidates for Carotid Endarterectomy is Optimized by an Approach Based on Clinical Outcome Rather than Accuracy. Stroke 1996 Jun;27(6):1094-8

2. Ward RE, Burkman RT. The Explicit Approach to Clinical Guideline Development: The Mammography Screening Model. The Female Patient. April, 1996: 21:51-56.

1. Ward RE, Gheorghiade M, Young J, Uretsky B. The Economic Outcomes of Withdrawal of Digoxin Therapy in Adult Patients with Stable Congestive Heart Failure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. July 1995: 26:93-101.

ABSTRACTS (on Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols):

17. Ward RE, Petitta A, Beis SJ. Conducting Sensitivity Analysis for Cost-Effectiveness Models With Computer Spreadsheets. Workshop, Annual Meeting of the Association of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Philadelphia, April 24 and 25, 1997. Published in Am J Man Care 1997;3:s79.

16. Ward RE, Petitta A, Beis SJ. Developing Cost-Effectiveness Models With Computer Spreadsheets. Workshop, Annual Meeting of the Association of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Philadelphia, April 24 and 25, 1997. Published in Am J Man Care 1997;3;S77

15. Amin NB, Tisdale JE, Ward RE, Slavik RS, Padhi D, Goldberg AD, Silverman N, Paone G, Webb CR, Higgins R, Frank DM, Borzak S. Cost of Earlier Ventricular Rate Control With Intravenous Diltiazem versus Digoxin in Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology 18th Annual Scientific Session, March, 1997.

14. Cost-Effectiveness Trends of HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor Therapy in a Managed Care Population. Petita A, Ward RE, Anandan JV, Beis SJ, Johnson AM. Platform presentation at Annual Meeting of Association for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, May 12, 1996.

13. Development of a Pediatric Lead Screening Policy in a Diverse Managed Care Population. Nazark NM, Berkelhamer JE, Ward RE. Poster presentation for Annual Conference of American Academy of Pediatrics, May 10,1996.

12. The Use of Decision Analysis to Support Managed Care Preventive Services Guidelines: The Case of Mammography in the 40-49 Age Group. Ward RE, McCarthy BD, Johnson CC, Lewis F. Platform presentation to 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision-Making.

11. Newman DS, Oleszkowicz BS, O’Neill S, Ward RE, Whitelaw NA. A Paradigm for the Comprehensive Care of the ALS Patient. Sixth Annual Symposium on ALS/MMD. 1995.

10. Wilterdink, JL, Feldman E, Easton JD, Ward RE. The Performance of Carotid Ultrasound in Evaluating Candidates for Carotid Endarterectomy Is Optimized by a Clinical Outcome Rather Than Accuracy-based Approach. Annual Stroke Meeting, American Heart Association, February, 1995.

9. Wilterdink JL, Feldmann E, Furie KL, Bragoni M, Benavides JG, Wilcock C, Ward RE. Combined Transcranial Doppler and Carotid Duplex Ultrasound Best Predicts Degree of Angiographic Carotid Stenosis. 1994 annual meeting of the American Neurological Association.

8. McCarthy BD, Schreiber MB, Ward RE, Saravolatz LD. Should all pregnant women be screened for HIV infection? A cost-effectiveness analysis. Abstract presented at 1994 annual meeting of Society for Medical Decision-Making, Cleveland, OH.

7. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Development Within Health Delivery Systems. Quality Management in Health Care. Vol. 2. Special Edition — Abstracts for Fifth Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Orlando, Florida, December, 1993.

6. Chang W, Ward RE, McCarthy BD, Rutt WM. The Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to Increase the Utilization of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Therapy for Patients With Congestive Heart Failure. Abstract presented at Association for Health Services Research 1993 Annual National Meeting.

5. Ward RE, Saravolatz L, Somero M, Muller M. Using Decision Analysis to Guide HMO Preventive Services Policy: The Case of Neonatal Hepatitis B Immunization. Abstract presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual National Meeting, Arlington, VA May 29, 1993.

4. Ward RE, Gheorghiade M on behalf of the RADIANCE and PROVED Investigative Groups. The Economic Outcomes of Withdrawal of Digoxin Therapy in Adult Patients with Stable Heart Failure: A Decision Analysis. Circulation 1992; 86: I-101 [Abstract].

3. McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Baker A, Rutt WM. Cost-Effectiveness of the Nicotine Patch for Smoking Cessation. Medical Decision Making 1992; 12:345 [Abstract].

2. Ward RE, McCarthy BD. The Use of Decision Analysis to Guide HMO Benefits Design: The Case of Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening. Medical Decision Making 1992; 12:347 [Abstract].

1. Ward RE, Wright DB, Massanari RM, Lamerato L. Using Decision Analysis to Guide Formulary Policy: The Case of Centoxin. Medical Decision Making 1991; 11:329 [Abstract].

INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (on Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols):

30. Why we succeeded where the NCI failed: Applying the HFHS Clinical Policy-Making Process to the Development of Preventive Services Guidelines for Mammography for 40-49 Year Old Average Risk Women. Presentation to Henry Ford Health Sciences Center Board of Trustees. June 9, 1997.

29. Ward RE. Managed Care Perspective on Management of Congestive Heart Failure. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, March 1, 1997

28. Ward RE. Assessing the Value of Practice Guideline Implementation: Setting Priorities. Zitter Conference. Lake Buena Vista, FL, October 17, 1996.

27. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Medical Staff Dinner Lecture, Vasser Hospital, Poughkipsie, NY, September 12, 1996.

26. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Canadian Hospital Association Healthy Communities Annual Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. June 3, 1996.

25. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Plenary presentation. The Healthcare Forum Conference on Leading Clinical Improvement and Integration. Pasadena, CA, February 12, 1996.

24. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Zitter Group Congress on Health Outcomes and Accountability. Washington, DC, December 11, 1995.

23. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Group Health Association of America Medical Directors Conference. Washington, DC, October 23, 1995.

22. Ward RE. Thorny Issues Surrounding Practice Guidelines. Medical Group Management Association Conference: A Decade of Change – Balancing the Journey with the Destination. New Orleans, LA, October 11, 1995.

21. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Clinical Economics ‘95: The National Conference Integrating Economics, Product Selection & Clinical Pathways. Boston, MA, September 13, 1995.

20. Ward RE. Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Pathways. Quality Management Retreat, VHA Tri-State, Indianapolis, IN, June 20, 1995

19. `Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Invited lecture to staff of The Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, May 31, 1995.

18. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Fairview Health System Annual Management Retreat, Plymouth, MN, February 24, 1995.

17. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making: Where Science Ends and Values Begin. Health Care Forum Leading Quality Improvement Meeting, Pasedena, CA, February 9, 1995.

16. Ward RE, Ober J. Therapeutic Outcomes and Clinical Practice Guidelines Used in Formulary Development. The Midwest Managed Health Care Congress, Chicago, IL, November 16, 1994.

15. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Development Within Health Delivery Systems. Workshop. National Forum for Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando, FL, December 7, 1993.

14. Proposal to Develop a Framework for Clinical Policy-Making. Management Executive Committee, Metropolitan Medical Group, Detroit, Michigan, December 15, 1992.

13. Ward, RE. Clinical Policy-Making By and For Care Providing Organizations. Workshop. National Forum for Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando, FL, December 9, 1992.

12. Ward RE. Clinical Policy-Making and Clinical Quality Improvement. Workshop. Cleveland City-Wide Research Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, November 6, 1992.

11. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Development and Implementation. Workshop. Ontario Hospital Association, Chief of Staff Forum, Toronto, October 27, 1992.

10. Ward RE. Clinical Policy-Making at the Level of the Provider Institution. Half-day Workshop. Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Portland, Oregon, October 18, 1992.

9. Ward RE. Decision Analysis as an Aid to Guideline Development: The Case of Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening. Sixth Annual Meeting of the North American Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Washington, DC, October 15, 1992.

8. Ward RE. Clinical Guidelines and Clinical Quality Improvement Approaches for Ambulatory Care. Half-day keynote workshop. Annual Meeting of Florida Society for Ambulatory Care Professionals, Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 18, 1992.

7. Proposal to Develop a Framework for Clinical Policy-Making. Board of Governors, Henry Ford Medical Group, Detroit, Michigan, September 13, 1992.

6. Ward RE. The Use of Decision Analysis to Guide HMO Benefits Design: The Case of Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening. Priorities in the Clinical Applications of Human Genome Research, The Hastings Center, Briarcliff Manor, NY, May 22, 1992.

5. Case Study in Internal Clinical Policy Development: The Case of Centoxin. Clinical Policy-Making Framework Retreat, Detroit, Michigan, May 16, 1992.

4. Ward RE, Penkus M, Vinson B. Monoclonal Antibody Technologies and Their Economic Impact on Medical Care. Panel Discussion. Michigan Society of Critical Care Medicine Symposium, Detroit, MI, March 7, 1992.

3. Clinical Policy Analysis: The Case of Centoxin. Semi-Annual Executive Management Retreat, Troy, MI., November 12, 1991.

2. Methodologies for Prioritization of Capital Budget Proposal Utilizing Cost per Quality Adjusted Life Year Calculations. Presentation to Hospital Operations Committee, Henry Ford Hospital, March 19, 1991.

1. Clinical Policy Analysis for Medical Technology Assessment in Capital Budgeting. Presentation to Board of Governors, Henry Ford Medical Group, February 22, 1991.

QUALITY AND OUTCOMES MEASUREMENT

(including benchmarking, accountability, psychometrics, epidemiology)

BOOK CHAPTERS (on Quality and Outcomes Measurement):

1. Ward RE, Robens-Paradise Y, Sadlocha KA. Checklist for Developing and Outcomes Measurement Project. Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems: Business and Legal Forms. Allan Fine, editor. Thompson Publishing Group, New York, 1994.

MANUSCRIPTS (on Quality and Outcomes Measurement):

7. (SUBMITTED) Morlock RJ, Nerenz DR, Ward RE (on behalf of the SCORE Consortium). The NASS/MODEMS Pain and Function Instrument: Large Sample Assessment, Sub-scale Identification, and Item Reduction.

6. McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Ulcickas Yood M, Rebner M, Boohaker EA, Cole Johnson C. Inadequate Follow-up of Abnormal Mammograms. Am J Prev Med 1996;12(4):282-288.

5. MacWilliam CH, Yood MU, Verner J, McCarthy BD, Ward RE. Patient-related Risk Factors Which Predict Poor Outcomes After Total Hip Replacement. Health Services Research 31:5 (December 1996).

4. McCarthy BD; Yood MU; Janz NK; Boohaker EA; Ward RE; Johnson CC Evaluation of factors potentially associated with inadequate follow-up of mammographic abnormalities. 1996 May 15;77(10):2070-6

3. Boohaker EA, Ward RE, Uman JE, McCarthy BD. Patient Notification and Follow-up of Abnormal Test Results, A Patient Survey. Arch Int Med, Feb. 12, 1996: 156:327-331

2. MacWilliam CH, Robens-Paradise Y, Ward RE. Outcomes Management at Henry Ford Health System’s Center for Clinical Effectiveness: Current Reality and Future Vision. Group Practice Journal, 1994; 43(4):49-56.

1. Ward RE. Implications of Comorbidity for Clinical Policy Development and Outcomes Management. Group Practice Journal, 1994; 43(4):70-74.

ABSTRACTS (on Quality and Outcomes Measurement):

20. Cao H, Ward RE, El Reda DK, Paustian M, Harrier A, Emeott AA ”Opportunity Analysis: Data-Driven Method to Estimate Savings Associated with Meeting Targeted Achievable Performance Levels” Poster presentation at 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology, June 21-24, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

19. Morlock RJ, Ward RE, Nerenz DR, Rauzzino MJ, Benzel E, Dempsey P, Feil E, Krauss W, Pfeifer B, Schneier M, Erwood S. Spine Surgeons Accurately Estimate the Probability of Favorable One-year Post-operative Outcomes for Lumbar Patients. College of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2000.

18. Morlock R, Nerenz D, Benzel E, Nockels R, Krauss W, Dempsey P, Feil E, Kalfas I, Pfeifer B, Rosenblum M, Ward RE and Erwood S. Gender and Racial Differences in Presentation and Initial Improvement Following Lumbar Surgery. 1999 Annual Meeting of the College of Neurological Surgeons.

17. Robert Morlock, David Nerenz, Edward Benzel, Russ Nockels, William Krauss, Peter Dempsey, Edward Feil, Iain Kalfas, Bernard Pfeifer, Mark Rosenblum, Richard Ward and Scott Erwood. Patient Presentation, the Surgery Decision, and Outcomes in Lumbar Patients. Abstract presentation, 1999 Annual Meeting of the College of Neurological Surgeons.

16. Morlock R, Shaffrey C, Nerenz D, Benzel E, Dempsey P, Erwood S, Feil E, Kalfas I, Krauss W, Nockkels R, Pfeifer B, Ward RE. Low-Back Surgery Evaluations and Treatment Expectations. Oral Poster at 1998 Annual Meeting of the College of Neurological Surgeons, October 5, 1998.

15. Morlock R, Ward RE, Nerenz D, Benzel E, Dempsey P, Erwood S, Feil E, Kalfas I, Krauss W, Nockkels R, Pfeifer B, Shaffrey C. Evaluations of the MODEMs Pain and Disability and Expectations Scale and a Short Form of this Scale. Oral Presentation at 1998 Annual Meeting of the College of Neurological Surgeons, October 5, 1998.

14. Morlock R, Nerenz D, Shaffery C, Ward RE. Low-back Surgery, Ethnicity and Expectations. Chicago and Great Lakes Health Services Symposium. March, 1998.

13. Fegan SC, Morgenstern LB, Petitta A, Ward RE, Tilley BC, Marler JR, Broderick, JP, Levine SR, Kwiatkowski T, Frankel M, Walker MD and the NINDS rt-PA Stroke Study Group. rt-PA Reduces Length of Stay and Improves Disposition Following Stroke. Submitted to 22nd International Joint Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, Anaheim, CA, February 6-8, 1997.

12. Ward RE. Outcomes Measurement in Cancer Care. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. May, 1995.

11. Baker A, Rutt WM, Ward RE, Winters M. Influenza Immunization as a Preventive Services Compliance Indicator. Prevention ’95 Meeting, New Orleans, March 30, 1995.

10. McCarthy BD, Boohaker EA, Ulcickas M, Wilcock CH, Ward RE. Inadequate Follow-Up of Abnormal Mammograms. Abstract presented at 1994 annual national meeting of Society of General Internal Medicine.

9. Chang W, McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Rutt WM. Assessing the Continuity of Care Provided by Primary Care Physicians. Abstract presented at Primary Care Symposium, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, January, 1993.

8. Boohaker EA, McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Rebner M, Young MJ. Variations in Follow-up Recommendations for Screening Mammograms. Abstract presented at Annual National Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, Washington, DC, April 29, 1992.

7. McCarthy BD, Boohaker EA, Ward RE, Rebner M, Young MA. Observer Variation in the Interpretation of Screening Mammograms. Medical Decision Making 1991; 11:329 [Abstract].

6. McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Visintainer P, Boohaker EA, Newcomb CS. Overestimation of Performance of Cancer Screening Tests by Physicians. Abstract presented at Society for General Internal Medicine, Annual Midwest Meeting. Chicago, IL. November 6-8, 1991.

5. Schiffman RM, Ward RE, McCarthy BD, Kaatz S, Totzkay C, Young M. A comparison of Pap Smear Adequacy Rates for Internists, Gynecologists and Their Residents. Abstract presented at Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians. Traverse City, MI. September 26-29, 1991.

4. Fisher JR, Ward RE, Kini SR. Prevalence of Abnormalities in Papanicolaou Smears With and Without an Endocervical Component. Abstract, presented at 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cytology. Los Angeles, CA. November 7, 1991.

3. Kaatz S, McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Schiffman RM, Totzkey CM, Young M. Differences in Pap Smear Adequacy Obtained by Internists and Gynecologists in Community Practice Settings. Abstract, Proceedings of the Society of General Internal Medicine, May, 1991.

2. Ward RE. The Association of Substance Abuse, Dementia and Psychiatric Disorders with Utilization of Cardiac Catheterization on the Cardiology Service of an Urban Teaching Hospital. Abstract, Proceedings of Eighth Annual Meeting of the Association for Health Services Research and the Foundation for Health Services Research, 1991.

1. Ward RE, Schiffman RM, McCarthy BD, Kaatz S, Totzkay CM, Young M. A Comparison of the Adequacy of Pap Smears Obtained by Internists versus Gynecologists. Abstract presented at National Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, May, 1991.

INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (on Quality and Outcomes Measurement):

32. Ward RE. A Framework for Performance Measurement: Comparison & Contrast of Various Standards. MGMA Performance Measurement Meeting, Indian Wells, CA, April 6, 1998.

31. Ward RE. HEDIS Applications within Group Practices. MGMA Performance Measurement Meeting, Indian Wells, CA, April 6, 1998.

30. Ward RE. Quality and Outcomes Measurement for Accountability and Practice Improvement (Plenary Session). Texas Medical Foundation, Austin, TX, October 11, 1997.

29. Ward RE. Linking HEDIS 3.0 to Quality Improvement Efforts. Healthcare Forum. Washington DC, September 16, 1997.

28. Ward RE. Linking HEDIS 3.0 to Quality Improvement Efforts. Fourth Annual Congress on Health Outcomes and Accountability. Washington, DC, September 12, 1997.

27. Ward RE. Linking HEDIS 3.0 to Quality Improvement Efforts. Michigan Hospital Association Annual Meeting. Lansing, MI, June 26, 1997.

26. Ward RE, Dunagan C. Quality Report Cards and Meeting the Demands of the Business Community. American Hospital Association Action Learning Lab, Dearborn, MI, May 30, 1997.

25. Ward RE. Outcomes Measurement and Quality Improvement. Annual Meeting of the American Rhinological Society. Scottsdale, AZ, May 11, 1997.

24. Ward RE. Total Joint Replacement Outcomes. Medical Outcomes Trust. San Francisco, CA, May 9, 1997.

23. Ward RE. Facilitator for two-day meeting of the Managed Care Panel of the Institute of Medicine to develop a model for managed care and accountability. (Used for President Clinton’s Task Force on Managed Care Quality and Accountability), Washington, DC, April 3-4, 1997.

22. Ward RE. Development of a Model for Managed Care – Session 1, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC, January 29, 1997.

21. Ward RE. Future Directions for Outcomes Management. American Medical Group Association Outcomes Management Consortium Meeting, San Diego, January 20, 1997.

20. Ward RE. HEDIS 3.0: Impact on Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan. National Committee for Quality Assurance HEDIS Seminar, New Orleans, November 1, 1996.

19. Ward RE. HEDIS Long Term Strategy Session Presentation. Presented overview of 7 key strategy issues and led 2 1/2 retreat on the future of HEDIS. National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) Committee on Performance Measurement, Washington, DC, September 26, 1996.

18. Radosovich D, Ward RE. Process for Selecting, Initiating and Managing Outcomes Management Programs in Health Care Delivery Organizations. Break-out session, Medical Outcomes Trust 2nd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. May 29, 1996.

17. Senge P, Ward RE, Blazer J, Sanderson-Austin J. Improving Performance Measures: Clinical Measures. American Group Practice Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL, February 8, 1996.

16. Ward RE. Using Outcomes Data for Clinical Quality Improvement. American Group Practice Association Outcomes Measurement Consortia Semi-Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, February 5, 1996

15. Ward RE. Course. Outcomes Measurement in Cancer Care. 1995 Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions – “Rehabilitation of the Maxillofacial Cancer Patient”, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Toronto, Canada, September 14, 1995.

14. Ward RE. Outcomes Research: Building on Traditional Study Designs. Michigan Psychiatric Society Conference on Psychiatric Treatment: Efficacy and Outcomes. Toronto, Canada, July 28, 1995.

13. Ward RE, Nerenz D, Whitelaw N. The Application of Outcomes Measurement to Chronic Care. National Chronic Care Consortium National Conference Meeting, Arlington, VA, June 9, 1995.

12. Ward RE, MacWilliam C. Predictors of Success in Total Hip Replacement. Analysis of multi-center outcomes data. American Group Practice Association Outcomes Measurement Consortia meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 16, 1995.

11. Ward RE, Huber M. Overcoming Obstacles to Sharing Outcomes Data. Workshop. Congress on Health Outcomes & Accountability, Washington, DC, December 13, 1994.

10. Ward RE. Henry Ford Health System Medical Treatment Effectiveness Program (MedTEP) Center for Research in Minority Populations. National Medical Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, July 27, 1994.

9. Ward RE. Linking Outcomes to Clinical Improvements at HFHS. Workshop. Quality Improvement Network III, The Healthcare Forum meeting on Outcomes Measurement: Demonstrating Value and Improving Care. Oak Brook, IL, June 6, 1994

8. Sanderson-Austin J, Ward RE. American Group Practice Association Outcomes Project: Collaborative Approaches to Outcomes Measurement. Workshop. Outcomes Measurement and Management in Managed Care, Conference Development, Inc., San Francisco, CA, December 14, 1993.

7. Ward RE. Outcomes Measurement, Clinical Quality Improvement and Practice Guidelines. Workshop. National Managed Health Care Congress – Midwest Region. Chicago, IL, September 9, 1993.

6. Ward, RE. Outcomes Research and Clinical Practice Guidelines. Outcomes Management Conference II, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 5, 1993.

5. Ward, RE. Outcomes Management of Total Hip Replacements. Mercy Health Services Michigan Clinical Quality Council. Farmington Hills, MI., December 16, 1992.

4. Compliance With Diabetes Care Guidelines in the Henry Ford Health System. Health Alliance Plan Quality Management Committee, Detroit, Michigan, August 2, 1992.

3. Proposal to Form an Institute for Health Care Studies. Henry Ford Health Sciences Center Board Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, February 20, 1992.

2. Ward RE. Progress Report: Hip Replacement Outcomes Study, American Group Practice Association Outcomes Consortium Project. Sixth Outcomes Management System Development Conference, hosted by InterStudy and American Group Practice Association, Minneapolis, MN, May, 9, 1991.

1. Ward RE., Schiffman RM, McCarthy BD, Kaatz S, Totzkay CM, Young M. A Comparison of the Adequacy of Pap Smears Obtained by Internists versus Gynecologists. Abstract presentation, National Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, May 5, 1991.

DISEASE MANAGEMENT AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

(including care management, continuous quality improvement, and clinical effectiveness as a discipline)

BOOK CHAPTERS (on Disease Management and Process Improvement):

5. Ward RE, Elston-Lafata J. Clinical Effectiveness in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Practical Strategies in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Ed. Ransom SB, McNeeley G, Munkarah AR, Dombrowski MP, Moghissi KS. Publisher W.B. Saunders, New York (In press).

4. Ward RE, Elston-Lafata J. Clinical Effectiveness: An Emerging Discipline. Clinical Resource and Quality Management. Ed. Ransom SB. American College of Physician Executives and Health Administration Press. Tampa, FL., January 1999.

3. Ward RE. Cost and Quality Management in the Henry Ford Medical Group: A Case Study on Reasons and Approaches for Outcomes Assessment in a Multispecialty Group Practice. Measuring Medicine: An Introduction to Health Status Assessment and a Framework for Application. Micheal Huber, editor. Faulkner & Gray, Washington, 1994.

2. Ward RE. Cost and Quality Management in the Henry Ford Medical Group: A Case Study for Multi-Specialty Group Practices in a Managed Care Environment. Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems. Allan Fine, editor. Thompson Publishing Group, New York, 1993.

1. Ward RE. Clinical Practice Improvement Plan: Henry Ford Health System. Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems. Allan Fine, editor. Thompson Publishing Group, New York, 1993.

MANUSCRIPTS (on Disease Management and Process Improvement):

7. Ward RE, Knepfler S. Pediatric Asthma Management. Abstracts of Clinical Care Guidelines, September, 1996, 21-24.

6. Rutt WM, Baker A, McCarthy BD, Ward RE Counselor-driven smoking cessation intervention in an outpatient clinic. Innovations ‘95: Models for Medical Management. American College of Physician Executives. 1995;106-107.

5. Burkman RT, Ward RE, Balchandani K, Kini S. A Continuous Quality Improvement Project to Improve the Quality of Cervical Papanicolaou Smears. Obsetrics & Gynecology, 1994; 84(3):470-5.

4. Young MJ, Ward RE, McCarthy MD, Lemoi E. Continuously Improving Primary Care. Journal of Quality Improvement, 1994; 20:120-126.

3. McCarthy BD, Ward RE, Young MJ. Dr. Deming and Primary Care Medicine. Arch Int Med, 1994; 154: 381-384.

2. Ward RE. Quality Improvement Framework Used for Pap Smear Changes. Innovations ’92: Models for Cost Management and Health Care Quality. American College of Physician Executives. 1992; 1:340-343.

1. Ward RE. The Center for Clinical Effectiveness: Henry Ford’s Investment in Quality Health Care. Quality Source. Vol. 1, No.3, Fall, 1991.

INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (on Disease Management and Process Improvement):

31. Ward RE. Clinical Policy Making and Practice Improvement: A New Medical Discipline. Annual Ribble Lecture (keynote). Houston, TX, October 23, 1997.

30. Ward RE. Linking Quality Management with Outcomes Research and Practice Guidelines & Developing a Clinical Effectiveness Unit. Advanced Institute on Managing Clinical Integration, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL., November 25, 1997.

29. Ward RE. Henry Ford: Restructuring the Health System and HMO to Deliver Patient-Focused Care. The Fourth Annual Symposium on Integrated Healthcare, Aspen, CO, September 24, 1996.

28. Ward RE. Linking Quality Improvement with Outcomes Research and Practice Guidelines. Three hour workshop. The Healthcare Forum Conference on Leading Clinical Improvement and Integration. Pasadena, CA, February 13, 1996.

27. Overview of Clinical Practice Improvement in the Henry Ford Health System. Overview/Keynote presentation for one-day Data and Quality Inservice for 50 state legislators, members of Governor’s staff, state administrative leaders, and business leaders, presented by staff of the HFHS as a public service, January 29, 1996.

26. Ward RE. Henry Ford’s Integrated Approach to Disease Management. Presentation to College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 6, 1995.

25. Ward RE. Clinical Practice Improvement and Outcomes Research. Presentation to Columbia/HCA Executive Fellows Paired Systems Learning Symposium. Dearborn, MI, June 10, 1995.

24. Ward RE. Clinical Practice Improvement and Outcomes Measurement. Presentation to Hospital Management Team, Hackley Hospital, Muskegan, MI, May 22, 1995.

23. Henry Ford Medical Group Guiding Principles. Proposal for statement summarizing the philosophy, goals and key methods underlying clinical practice and quality improvement for the HFMG. Presented to and approved by the HFMG Operations Council, December 6, 1994.

22. McEachern E, Ward RE. Total Quality Management in Health Care. Half-day pre-meeting course, Society of Medical Decision Making, Cleveland, OH, October 16, 1994

21. Ward RE. Building Organizational Capacity to Improve Patient Care and Demonstrate Value. Workshop for Quality Improvement Network meeting: Demonstrating Value to Purchasers and Other Stakeholders, organized by The Healthcare Forum. Omaha, NE, September 10, 1994.

20. Ward RE. Clinical Effectiveness: Organizational Structures and Methods. Management Workshop. Legacy Health System. Portland, OR, August 26, 1994.

19. Ward RE. Clinical Quality Improvement and Outcomes Research. Workshop for Clinical Quality Management Staff of Kaiser Health Plan & Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA, August 1, 1994.

18. Ward RE. Clinical Practice Improvement and Outcomes Management. Workshop for Medical Staff of Washington Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD, May 20, 1994

17. Ward RE. The Integration of Health Care Delivery and the Effects of Managed Care Arrangements. Workshop. Outcomes Institute Pharmacoeconomic Series, Zitter Group, Princeton, NJ, May 10, 1994

16. The HFHS Approach to Clinical Effectiveness. Henry Ford Health Sciences Center Board of Directors. March 9, 1994.

15. Fifer W, Coulter SJ, Hawk AB, Wasson J, Ward RE, Sanderson-Austin J. Chronic Disease Comorbidity: Helping Medical Leadership to Deal With Its Complexities. Workshop. American Group Practice Association Annual Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, January 20, 1994.

14. Ward RE. Clinical Effectiveness. Workshop. Group Practice Improvement Network. Southfield, MI, October 11, 1993.

13. Clinical Quality Improvement, Outcomes Research and Practice Guidelines: Putting It All Together the Henry Ford Way. A one-day Physician Leadership Development Workshop, May 18, 1993.

12. The Value of Continuous Quality Improvement in Clinical Practice – Clinical Pathways. Henry Ford Health System Medical Council, Detroit, MI, April 12, 1993.

11. Young MA, Ward RE. Quality in Health Care Delivery. Managed Care Executive Group Spring Forum: Quality In Managed Care — The Information Services Impact. (forum of 33 chief information officers from 30 managed care organizations sponsored by Digital Equipment Corporation), San Diego, CA March 30, 1993.

10. Ward, RE. Clinical Effectiveness in Integrated Health Systems. Roche Pharmaceuticals Management Staff Strategic Planning Retreat. Nutley, New Jersey, March 1, 1993.

9. Ward, RE. Clinical Quality Improvement: Using Outcomes Research and Clinical Practice Guidelines. Medical staff workshop to kick-off quality management process. St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA, February 17, 1993.

8. Improvement of Clinical Processes. Quality Management Forum, Detroit, Michigan, October 16, 1992.

7. Ward RE. The Interrelationship of Clinical Policy-Making, Decision Analysis, Outcomes Research and Quality Improvement. Erie County Medical Society Meeting, Erie, Pennsylvania, August 5, 1992.

6. Clinical Quality Improvement. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Retreat, Dearborn, MI. October 24, 1991.

5. Ward RE. Clinical Quality Improvement of Cervical Cancer Screening. Workshop. Third Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Atlanta, Georgia, October 22, 1991.

4. Ward RE, McCarthy BM. Clinical Quality Improvement, Clinical Research, and Clinical Practice Policy-Making: Three Facets of an Approach to Organization-Wide Improvement of Physician-owned Processes. Invited workshop. Third Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Atlanta, GA, October 22, 1991.

3. Cervical Neoplasia Detection and Early Management Quality Improvement Team: Presentation. Quality Management Process Alumni Dinner, April 16, 1991.

2. Clinical Quality Improvement Involving Physician-owned Processes: Progress of Pap Smear Team. Presentation to Henry Ford Health System Executive Management Staff, April 16, 1991.

1. Cervical Neoplasia Detection and Early Management Quality Improvement Team: Presentation of QI Story Board and Proposal for System-wide Clinical Practice Policy on Cervical Cytology Sampling Procedures. Presentation to Operations Committee of Henry Ford Medical Group, March 15, 1991.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

(including medical informatics, standards, information systems strategy, software engineering)

MANUSCRIPTS (on Information Technology):

7. Baker AM, Elston-Lafata J, Ward RE, Whitehouse F, Divine G. A Web-based Diabetes Care Management Support System. Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, 2001:  27(4): 179-190.

6. Schwartz MH, Ward RE, MacWilliam CH, Verner JJ. Using neural networks to identify patients unlikely to achieve a reduction in bodily pain following total hip replacement surgery. Medical Care 1997: 35(10):1020-1030

5. Ward RE, MacWilliam CH, Ye E, Russman AN, Richard RR, Huber M. Development and Multi-Institutional Implementation of Coding and Transmission Standards for Health Outcomes Data. Proceedings of American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium, 1996.

4. Kratz L, Ward RE. The National Information Infrastructure: Reengineering Health Care on a National Basis. Proceedings of the Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 13, 1995.

3. De Crescenzo N, Ward RE. Designing an Effective Way to Disseminate and Categorize Practice Guidelines Using Information Systems. Proceedings of the Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 13, 1995.

2. Ward RE. Information Systems Support Continuous Quality. Group Practice Journal. April, 1993, 42: 30-35.

1. Ward RE, Purves T, Feldman M, Schiffman RM, Barry S, Christner M, Kipa G, McCarthy BD, Stiphout RM. Design Considerations of CareWindows, A Windows 3.0-based Graphical Front End to a Medical Information Management System Using A Pass-Through-Requester Architecture. Published in the Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, 1991.

ABSTRACTS (on Information Technology):

4. Ward RE, MacWilliam CH, Ye E, Feng J, Richards RR. Tools for Standards-compliant Coding and Transmission of Health Outcomes Data. Fall Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association, October 30, 1996 (Software Demonstration).

3. Ward RE, MacWilliam CH, Ye E, Russman AN, Richard R, Huber M. Development and Multi-Institutional Implementation of Coding and Transmission Standards for Health Outcomes Data. Fall Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association, October 30, 1996.

2. A Neural Network-based Prediction Rule for Failure to Achieve Pain Improvement Following Total Hip Arthroplasty. Schwartz MH, Bargabus S, MacWilliam CH, Verner JJ, Ward RE. Poster presentation to 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision-Making.

1. Stiphout RM, Schiffman RM, Christner MF, Ward RE. Medical Information Management Systems (MIMS) -CareWindows. Scientific demonstration, Proceeding of Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, November, 1991.

INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (on Information Technology):

32. Ward RE, Improving Managed Care through Medical Informatics. Lehigh Valley Hospital medical staff seminar. Allentown, PA, March 23, 2000.

31. Ward RE, Improving Managed Care through Medical Informatics. Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center faculty. March 22, 2000

30. Ward RE, Khoury A, Baker AM, Kanvik S, Gillett C. Information Technology to Enable Care Management – Experience at Kaiser Permanente, Group Health Cooperative of Pugeot Sound, and Henry Ford Health System. Organizer and lecturer for 3 hour “track” presentation. Towards the Electronic Patient Record (TEPR) Conference, Computerized Patient Records Institute, Orlando, FL. May 5, 1999.

29. Information Systems to Support Health Care Quality Improvement & Care Management. Translating Evidence into Practice ’98 Conference. U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR).. July 28,1998

28. Ward RE. The Role of Electronic Health Records in Care Management. Towards the Electronic Patient Record (TEPR) Conference, Computerized Patient Records Institute, May 1998.

27. Ward RE. Information Technology & Systems Development to Support Clinical Process Improvement. Exploring Outcomes: A New Direction in Disease Management Conference. Sponsored by the Medical Outcomes Trust and the National Jewish Medical & Research Center, Vail, Colorado, April 7, 1998.

26. Ward RE. Using Clinical Information Systems to Leverage Quality. Disease Management Congress, Pasadena, CA, February 10, 1998

25. Ward RE. Consumers, Clinicians and the Web. Financing and Strategic Alliances for Emerging Health Care Information Systems Companies Conference. San Francisco, CA, January 23, 1998

24. Ward RE. Developing Information Systems to Collect HEDIS 3.0 and Other Data for Quality Improvement. National Managed Care Congress on Managed Medicaid & Medicare, Washington, DC, January 12, 1998

23. Ward RE. Information Systems to Support Outcomes Management. Chief Information Officers’ Summit, National Managed Health Care Congress, Washington, DC. April 15, 1997.

22. Strategic Core Competancies: Clinical Practice Improvement and Medical Informatics, Horizon Health System Vision 2000 Retreat, Dearborn, MI, January 25, 1997.

21. Ward RE. The Role of Knowledge-based Systems in Clinical Practice and Practice Improvement. Keynote address. First Annual Network-based Realtime Clinical Decision Support Workshop, Cambridge, MA June 26, 1996

20. Ward RE. Applying the National Library of Medicine’s IAIMS Planning Process for Integrated Delivery Systems. American Association of Health Plans Annual Institute Meeting, New Orleans, June 17, 1996.

19. Ward RE. Understanding and Evaluating Technologies for Outcomes Research. Plenary Session, Medical Outcomes Trust 2nd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. May 29, 1996.

18. Mattison J, Ward RE, et al. Physician Involvement in Clinical Information Systems Development. Panel discussion, CIO Summit, National Managed Health Care Congress, Washington, DC. May 2, 1996.

17. Ward RE. Outcomes Data Coding and Transmission Standards and Outcomes Data Conversion Software Demonstration. American Group Practice Association Outcomes Measurement Consortia Semi-Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, February 6, 1996

16. Ward RE. Clinical Improvement: Implications for Information Technology. Heathcare Information Technology Symposium (HITS), San Diego, CA, January 17, 1996.

15. Clinical Information Systems Progress and Future Plans. Briefing to Henry Ford Health Sciences Center Board of Trustees, December 13, 1995.

14. Henry Ford Medical Group Informations System Strategic Plan. Six year, $45 million proposal for information systems development. Presented to and approved by the HFMG Operations Council, November 1, 1994, and presented to the participants at the HFMG Strategic Planning Retreat, December 2, 1994 and to the HFHS Information Systems Vision and Policy Committee, March 2, 1995. Update presented at HFMG Strategic Planning Retreat, June 16, 1995.

13. Ward RE, Grandia L. Information Flow in the Newly Integrated Health System. Health Care Forum Quality Improvement Network Meeting, Woodland, TX, March 1, 1995.

12. Ward RE, Ye E. National Standards for Outcomes Data Coding and Transmission. American Group Practice Association Outcomes Measurement Consortia meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 17, 1995.

11. McDonald C, Ward RE, et al. Panel Discussion. Standards for Transmission and Coding of Health Data. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, Washington, DC, November 6, 1994.

10. Ward RE. Developing an On-line Database of Clinical Policy Analyses and Clinical Practice Guidelines Description of a Group Practice Improvement Network Project. Group Health Association of America Guidelines Conference, Boston, MA, July 19, 1994

9. Ward RE, MacWilliam C, Huber M, Ye E. National Standards for Coding and Transmission of Health Outcomes Data. Special Meeting of Information Systems Vendors held in conjunction with the semi-annual meeting of the American Group Practice Association Outcomes Measurement Project, Minneapolis, MN., July 13, 1994

8. Ward RE. Patient Outcomes Information Systems: Preparing for Managed Competition. Joint meeting of the South Texas Chapters of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the American Academy of Medical Administrators. San Antonio, TX, January 28, 1994.

7. Ward RE. New Technologies to Support Outcomes Management. Plenary Session, American Group Practice Association Outcomes Measurement Project Semi-Annual Meeting. Oakland, CA, January 27, 1994.

6. Ward RE. Standards for Coding and Transmission of Health Outcomes Data. Briefing to American Society of Testing and Materials Standards Committee E31.11 at Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, Washington, DC, October 31, 1993.

5. Ward RE. Standard Coding and Transmission Specifications for Health Outcomes Data. (Presentation as part of panel discussion led by McDonald CJ). American Medical Informatics Association Spring Congress, St. Louis, MO May 12, 1993.

4. Information Systems for Outcomes Management. Henry Ford Health System Executive Management Staff, November 17, 1992.

3. A Vision of Data Systems to Facilitate Outcomes Management. Outcomes Management Retreat, Ypsilanti, Michigan, September 10, 1992.

2. Nash DB, Ward RE. Managing Clinical Information. Annual Meeting of American College of Physicians, San Diego, CA, March 26, 1992.

1. Ward RE. Data Quality and Data Confidentiality Considerations in American Group Practice Association Outcomes Consortium Project. Fifth Outcomes Management System Development Conference, hosted by InterStudy and American Group Practice Association, Minneapolis, MN, October 24, 1990.

PARTNERSHIPS WITH SUPPLIERS

(new forms of collaboration between health care providers, plans and pharmaceutical and device manufacturers)

INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (on Partnerships with Suppliers):

8. Ward RE. Strategies for Partnerships Between Health Systems and Suppliers. Keynote for first meeting of the Alliance for Clinical Effectiveness, Sharp Health System, Los Angelos, CA, November 8, 1996.

7. Ward RE. Developing Partnerships with Integrated Health Networks within a Disease Management Framework. Wayne State University Pharmacoeconomics Conference, Ipsilanti, Michigan, November 3, 1995.

6. Ward RE. Developing Partnerships with Integrated Health Networks within a Disease Management Framework. Presentation to Pfizer Representatives Meeting, Detroit, MI, July 29, 1995.

5. Ward RE. Developing Partnerships with Integrated Health Networks within a Disease Management Framework. Presentation to Zimmer Managed Care Forum, Warsaw, IN, June 28, 1995.

4. Ward RE. Developing Partnerships with Integrated Health Networks within a Disease Management Framework. SMG Marketing Group Conference on Integrated Health Networks. Dana Point, CA, May 25, 1995.

3. Ward RE. Henry Ford’s Approach to Clinical Practice Improvement and Supplier Partnerships. Presentation to Upjohn “Re-Design Team”. Kalamazoo, MI, May 22, 1995.

2. Ward RE. Clinical Effectiveness Partnerships with Suppliers. Zitter Group Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 12, 1995.

1. Ward RE. Developing a Framework for Partnerships in Disease Management. Workshop at Disease Management: A Systems Approach to Managing Health Outcomes, Philadelphia, PA, September 9, 1994.

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