An internet-based survey of academic psychiatry and managed-care readiness

Naakesh A. Dewan, Allen Daniels, J. Randolph Hillard, Kenneth Altshuler, Allan Tasman, Sarai Hedges, Mary Behle, Melanie Gannon

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Abstract

The authors surveyed the managed-care readiness of academic psychiatry to derive a baseline for comparison of future surveys. A 25-item Internet- based survey was used to assess the organizational structure and programs, quality- and performance-improvement initiatives, and information-systems capacity of academic psychiatry. A website (bstpractice.com) was created for potential respondents. Thirty-five departments participated; a majority indicated involvement in caring for managed-care patients, and some were managing care. The authors concluded that academic psychiatry is developing the infrastructure to assume risk in order to manage care in a contemporary environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)86-92
Number of pages7
JournalAcademic Psychiatry
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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