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Center for Health Information and Research

Center for Health Information and Research

Publications

Physicians’ Use of Electronic Medical Records and Exchange of Electronic Health Data, 2019-2021

McCullough J, Kommareddy S, Sama TL, Runger G, Harootunian G,. (September 2021). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Physicians’ Use of Electronic Medical Records and Exchange of Electronic Health Data, 2019-2020

McCullough J, Harootunian G, Kommareddy S, Sama TL. (September 2020). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Physicians’ Use, Exchange, and Evaluation of Electronic Medical Records 2017-2019

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Kommareddy S. (August 2019). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Physicians’ Use, Exchange, and Evaluation of Electronic Medical Records 2016-2018

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Kommareddy S. (August 2018). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Mixing Electronic and Non-Electronic Health Records Limits Physician Productivity - The Arizona Experience

Johnson, WG, Butler RJ, Harootunian G. (June 2018) European Journal for Biomedical Informatics 14 (3): 9-16.

Physicians' use, exchange, and evaluation of electronic medical records 2015-2017

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Kommareddy S. (September 2017). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Arizona’s Primary Healthcare Workforce 2008-2016

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Jongsuksawas A, Kommareddy S, Sama TL. (July 2017). Phoenix (AZ): Center for Health Information & Research.

EPSDT Care and Emergency Department Visits for Non-Urgent Care: Hispanic vs. Non-Hispanic Children in a Border Community

Butler RJ, Johnson WG (2016) Health Econ Outcome Res Open Access 2(112) DOI: 10.4172/heor.1000112. 

Physicians' use, exchange, and evaluation of electronic medical records 2015-2016 (Full Report) (Brief)

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Dhandapani AK. (September 2016). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Rating the digital help: electronic medical records, software providers, and physicians

Butler, R.J. & Johnson, W.G. Int J Health Econ Manag. (September 2016) 16: 269. PMID: 27878677 doi:10.1007/s10754-016-9190-8.

Registered Nurses: The Curious Case of a Persistent Shortage

Johnson, W. G., Butler, R., Harootunian, G., Wilson, B. and Linan, M. (July 2016).  Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 48: 387–396. PMID: 27159051 doi:10.1111/jnu.12218. 

Physicians' use, exchange, and evaluation of electronic medical records 2013-2015

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Sivanandam S. (September 2015). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Multiple Trigger Points for Quantifying Heat-Health Impacts: New Evidence from a Hot Climate.

Petitti DB, Hondula DM, Yang S, Harlan SL, Chowell G.  Health Perspect. 2015 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26219102. 

Physicians' use, exchange, and evaluation of electronic medical records

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Caughey W. (November 2014). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Physicians' use, exchange, and evaluation of electronic medical records

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL, Caughey W. (April 2014). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

The challenges of linking health insurer claims with electronic medical records

West SL, Johnson W, Visscher W, Kluckman M, Qin Y, Larsen A. Health Informatics J. 2014 Mar;20(1):22-34. doi: 10.1177/1460458213476506.

Heat-related deaths in hot cities: estimates of human tolerance to high temperature thresholds.

Harlan SL, Chowell G, Yang S, Petitti DB, Morales Butler EJ, Ruddell BL, Ruddell DM. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Mar 20;11(3):3304-26. doi: 10.3390/ijerph110303304. PubMed PMID: 24658410; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3987036.

Physicians' use, exchange, and evaluation of electronic medical records

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL. (October 2013). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Are low income patients receiving the benefits of electronic health records? A statewide survey

Butler MJ, Harootunian G, Johnson WG. (June 2013). Health Informatics Journal. 19(2):91-100. doi: 10.1177/1460458212460846 

Occupation and environmental heat-associated deaths in Maricopa county, Arizona: a case-control study.

Petitti DB, Harlan SL, Chowell-Puente G, Ruddell D. PLoS One. 2013 May 29;8(5):e62596. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062596. Print 2013. PubMed PMID: 23734174; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3667080.

What happened to the shortage of registered nurses: the Arizona experience 2008-2012

Johnson WG, Harootunian G. (December 2012). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

The use of electronic medical records and physicians’ attitudes toward a health information exchange

Johnson WG, Harootunian G, Sama TL. (July 2012). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research

Neighborhood effects on heat deaths: social and environmental predictors of vulnerability in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Harlan SL, Declet-Barreto JH, Stefanov WL, Petitti DB. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Feb;121(2):197-204. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1104625. Epub 2012 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 23164621; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3569676.

Endometrial cancer surgery in Arizona: a statewide analysis of access to care

Benjamin I, Dalton H, Qiu Y, Cayco L, Johnson WG, Balducci J. Gynecol Oncol. 2011 Apr;121(1):83-6. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

Effects of nonadherence with prescription drugs among older adults

Butler RJ1, Davis TK, Johnson WG, Gardner HH. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Feb;17(2):153-60.

Relationship between particulate matter and childhood asthma - basis of a future warning system for central Phoenix

Dimitrova, R., Lurponglukana, N., Fernando ,H.J.S., Runger, G.C., Hyde, P., et al. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 11, 28627-28661, doi:10.5194/acpd-11-28627-2011, 2011.

Phoenix Healthcare Value Measurement Initiative (PHVMI) report (public version)

Johnson, W. G., Brown, J, Harootunian, G., Petitti, D., Qiu, Y., & Sama, T. (January 2011) Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

Health care workforce data report: nursing and pharmacy in maricopa county (Full Report)

Johnson WG, Wilson BL, Harootunian G, Qiu Y, Sama TL. (December 2010). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Health care workforce data report: nursing and pharmacy in maricopa county (Summary of Findings)

Johnson WG, Wilson BL, Harootunian G, Qiu Y, Sama TL. (December 2010). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

The elimination of proposition 204 coverage and KidsCare coverage: persons at risk

Johnson WG, Edge M, Qiu Y, Harootunian G, Sama TL. May 2010. (Prepared for St. Luke’s Health Initiatives under Contract). Phoenix, AZ: Center for Health Information & Research, Arizona State University.

The use of electronic medical records and physicians’ attitudes towards a health information exchange

Johnson WG, Qiu Y, Harootunian G, Edge M. (February 2010). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

A modified measure of health care disparities applied to birth weight disparities and subsequent mortality

Butler, R. J., Wilson, B. L. and Johnson, W. G. (2010). Health Econ., 21: 113–126. doi:10.1002/hec.1699.

Using innovation to assess nursing workforce in Arizona: a collaborative approach

Wilson, B.L., Johnson, W.G. (July/August 2009) Nursing Economic$ 27(4):233-238. PMID: 19753897.

The Arizona health care workforce: nurses, pharmacists, & physician assistants

Johnson WG, Wilson BL, Edge M, Qiu Y, Oliver E, Russell KM. (April 2009). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Children’s Health Project: Linking Asthma to PM10 in Central Phoenix – a report to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

Fernando, H. J., Dimitrova, R., Runger, G., Lurponglukana, N., Hyde, P., Hedquist, B., & Anderson, J. (2009). Tempe: Arizona State University’s Center for Environmental Fluid Dynamics and Center for Health Information and Research. 

Arizona Physician Trends: Reasons for Leaving Arizona

Johnson WG, Bannister WM, Russell KM, Edge M, Gray H, Merritt R. (June 2008). Phoenix (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information & Research.

Patterns of sick-leave and health outcomes in injured workers with back pain

Côté, P., Baldwin, M.L., Johnson, W.G., Frank, J., Butler, R.J. (2008) European Spine Journal 17(4):484-493. PMID: 18214554 PMCID: PMC2295281 DOI: 10.1007/s00586-007-0577-6 

Protecting our children: Assessing the link between PM10 pollution and childhood asthma in Maricopa County

(2008) Arizona Department of Environmental Quality

Impact of Medicaid disenrollment on health care use and cost

Rimsza, M. E., Bulter, R. J., Johnson, W. G. (2007) Pediatrics 119:e1026-e1032. PMID: 17473075.

Enhancing the diversity of the pediatrician workforce

Friedman, A.L., Basco, W.T., Hotaling, A.J., Pletcher, B.A., Rimsza, M.E., Shipman, S.A., et al. (2007) Pediatrics119(4):833-7. PMID: 17403859.

Predicting future high-cost patients: A real-world risk modeling application

Moturu, S. T., Johnson, W. G., & Liu, H. (2007). In Proceedings - 2007 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2007 (pp. 202-208). [4413056] DOI: 10.1109/BIBM.2007.54.

Self-reported severity measures as predictors of return-to-work outcomes in occupational back pain

Baldwin, M.L., Butler, R.J., Johnson, W.G., Côté, P. (2007) Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 17:683-700. PMID: 17957451 DOI: 10.1007/s10926-007-9102-3 

Health insurance In Arizona: The children Of Yuma County 1999-2004

Johnson, W. G., Speicher, M. R. (2007) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

Physician practice revenues and use of information technology in patient care

Furukawa, M. F., Ketcham, J. D., Rimsza, M. E. (2007) Medical Care. 45(2):168-76. PMID: 17224780.

Satisfaction with low back pain

Butler, R.J., Johnson, W.G. (2007) The Spine Journal 8(3):510-21. 

Timing makes a difference: Early nurse intervention and low back pain

Butler, R.J., Johnson, W.G., Gray, B. (2007) Professional Case Management 12(6):316-27. PMID: 18030151

It pays to be nice: Employer-worker relationships and the management of back pain claims

Butler, R.J., Johnson, W.G., Côté, P. (2007) Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 49(2):214-225. PMID: 17293761 DOI: 10.1097/jom.0b013e318032211d. 

The effects of occupational injuries after returns to work: Work absences and losses of on-the-job productivity

Butler, R.J., Baldwin, M.L., Johnson, W.G. (2006) Journal of Risk and Insurance 73(2):309-334. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6975.2006.00177.x.

Asthma in Maricopa County

Rimsza, M. E., Bartels, A., Bannister, W. (2006) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

Psychotropic Medication Prescriptions for Yuma County Children: 2002-2005

A report to the Maricopa County Community from Arizona HealthQuery. (2006) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

The effects of cost-shifting in the state children's heath insurance program

Johnson, T.J., Rimsza, M.E., Johnson, W.G. (2006) American Journal of Public Health 96(4):709-715. PMCID: PMC1470561 

The Arizona Physician Workforce Study: Part II

Rimsza, M. E., Johnson, W. G.; Speicher, M., Grossman, M. (2006) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

Does network care prolong work absences?

Johnson, W.G., Baldwin, M.L., Johnson, T. J. (2006) Industrial Relations 45(3):348-376. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-232X.2006.00440.x.

Emergency department visits: A report to the Maricopa County community from Arizona HealthQuery

Rimsza, M. E., Bartels, A., Bannister, W., Segal, M., Russell, K., & Chartrand, A.(2006) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

Early patterns of care for occupational back pain

Côté, P., Baldwin, M. L., Johnson, W.G. (2005) Spine 30(5):581-587. PMID: 15738794. 

Prognosis and the identification of workers risking disability: Research issues and directions for future research

Linton, S.J., Gross, D., Schultz, I.Z., Main, C., Côté, P., Pransky, G., Johnson, W.G. (2005) Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 15(4):459-474 DOI 10.1007/s10926-005-8028-x. 

Cost-based evaluations of the treatment of back pain: a primer for health-care professionals

Johnson, W.G. (2005) The Spine Journal 5(4):361-369. PMID: 15996605 DOI: 10.1016/j.spinee.2004.12.005.

The Arizona Psychiatric Physician Workforce Study

Rimsza, M. E., Johnson, W. G., Speicher, M., Grossman, M. (2005) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

The Arizona Physician Workforce Study - Part I: The numbers of practicing physicians 1992-2004

Johnson, W. G., Rimsza, M. E., Garcy, A. M., Grossman, M. (2005) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, Center for Health Information and Research.

Children and thyroid disease: A report to the Yuma Community

Rimsza, M. E., Johnson, W. G., Garcy, A. M., White, R. M. B. (2004) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, School of Health Management and Policy.

Children and diabetes: A report to the Yuma community

Rimsza, M. E., Johnson, W. G., Garcy, A. M., White, R. M. B. (2004) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, School of Health Management and Policy.

Kids and asthma: A report to the Yuma community

Rimsza, M. E., Johnson, W. G., Johnson, T. J., White, R. M. B. (2004) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, School of Health Management and Policy.

The effects of access to pediatric care and insurance coverage on emergency department utilization

Johnson, W.G., Rimsza, M.E. (2004) Pediatrics 113(3):483-487. 

A note on job mobility among workers with disabilities

Baldwin, M.L., Schumacher, E.J. (July 2002) Industrial Relations 41:430-441.

Effects of provider networks on health care costs for workers with short-term Injuries

Baldwin, M.L., Johnson, W.G., Marcus, S.C. (2002) Medical Care 40(8):686-695. PubMed: 12187182 DOI: 10.1097/01.MLR.0000020928.83322.B4

A hierarchical theory of occupational segregation and wage discrimination

Baldwin, M.L., Butler, R.J., Johnson, W.G. (2001) Economic Inquiry 39(1):94-110. 

The Yuma Project on uninsured children

Johnson, W.G., Johnson, S.E., Marcus, S.C., Bartels, A., Lawthers, A.G. (2001) Tempe (AZ): Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business, School of Health Management and Policy (report sponsored by the Flinn Foundation).

The effects of worker heterogeneity on duration dependence: Low-back claims in workers compensation

Butler, R.J., Baldwin, M.L., Johnson, W.G. (2001) Review of Economics and Statistics 83(4):708-716.

Adjusting rehabilitation costs and benefits for health capital: the case of low back occupational injuries

Butler, R.J., Johnson, W.G. (October 2009) Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation Epublication, DOI - 10.1007/s10926-009-9206-z. PMID: 19806437.

Outcomes in work-related upper extremity and low back injuries: Results of a retrospective study

Pransky, G., Benjamin, K., Hill-Fotouhi, C., Himmelstein, J., Fletcher, K., Katz, J.N., et al. (2000) American Journal of Industrial Medicine 37(4):400-9. PMID: 10706752

Epilepsy: a comprehensive textbook

Johnson WG, Nuwer MR. 1997. Costs of treating patients. In Pedley TA, Engel J, editors.. Philadelphia: The Raven Press. p 1-8. Abstracted in Fukuyama Y, editor. Epilepsy bibliography. Tokyo: Seiwa Shoten Publisher. 1998.

Cost-effectiveness studies of medical and chiropractic care for occupational low back pain: A critical review of the literature

Baldwin, M.L., Côté, P., Frank, J.W., Johnson, W.G. (2001) The Spine Journal 1(2):138-147. PMID: 14588394