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Donald M. Steinwachs, Ph.D.

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Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics

Research Interests: Quality of care and patient outcomes for persons with severe mental illnesses

Background

Titles

  • Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine
  • Joint Appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Research interests concern quality of care and patient outcomes for persons with severe mental illnesses.  Research has documented poor evidence-based quality for schizophrenia and current research is seeking to test interventions to improve conformity to evidence-based practices.

Selected Publications

Lehman AF, Kreyenbuhl H, Buchanan RW, Dickerson FB, Dixon LB, Goldberg R, Green-Paden LD, Tenhula WN, Boerescu D, Tek C, Sandson N, Steinwachs DM. The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT): Updated Treatment Recommendations 2004. Schizophrenia Bulletin, May 2004, in press.

Chien CF, Steinwachs DM, Lehman A, Fahey M, Skinner EA. Provider continuity and outcomes of care for persons with schizophrenia. Mental Health Services Research 2000; 2(4):201-211.

Lehman AF, Steinwachs DM: Patterns of Usual Care for Schizophrenia: Initial Results from the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) Client Survey. Schizophr Bull 1998; 24(1):11-20.

Lehman AF, Steinwachs DM: Translating research into practice: the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) treatment recommendations. Schizophr Bull 1998; 24(1):1-10.

Steinwachs DM, Wu AW, Skinner EA: How will outcomes management work? Health Affairs, DataWatch, Fall 1994, Vol. 13, pp. 153-162.

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