The Stanford Chronic Care Management System


SCRP Publications

"Cardiology, Health Care Reform, and a New Treatment System"

A white paper by Robert F. DeBusk, MD

This new white paper explores many of the key issues related to health care reform, and highlights a new system for treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) that may also be applicable to many other chronic conditions.

Click here to download the pdf file.

The following additional SCRP publications are available for download at the National Center for Biotechnology Information web site . Once there, please search for DeBusk RF to see all the publications listed below that do not have an existing direct link to the full text.

Miller NH, Haskell WL, Berra K, DeBusk RF: Home versus group exercise training for increasing functional capacity after myocardial infarction. Circulation 70: 645-649, 1984.

DeBusk RF, Haskell WL, Miller NH, Berra K, Taylor CB: Medically directed at-home rehabilitation soon after clinically uncomplicated myocardial infarction: a new model for patient care. Am J Cardiol 55: 251-257, 1985.

DeBusk RF, Blomquist CG, Kouchoukos NT, Luepker RV, Miller HS, Moss AJ, Pollock ML, Reeves TJ, Selvester RH, Stason WB, Wagner GS, Willman VL: Identification and treatment of low-risk patients after acute myocardial infarction and coronary-artery bypass graft surgery. New Engl J Med 314: 161-166, 1986.

Juneau M, Rogers F, deSantos V, Yee M, Evans A, Bohn A, Haskell WL, Taylor CB, DeBusk RF: Effectiveness of self-monitored home-based moderate-intensity exercise training in middle-aged men and women. Am J Cardiol 60:66-70, 1987.

King AC, Taylor CB, Haskell WL, DeBusk RF: Strategies for increasing early adherence to and long-term maintenance of home-based exercise training in healthy middle-aged men and women. Am J Cardiol 61: 628-632, 1988.

Dennis C, Houston-Miller N, Schwartz RG, Ahn DK, Kraemer HC, Gossard D, Juneau M, Taylor CB, DeBusk RF: Early return to work after uncomplicated myocardial infarction. Results of a randomized trial. JAMA 260: 214-220, 1988.

DeBusk RF for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Project of the American College of Physicians: Evaluation of patients after recent acute myocardial infarction. Ann Int Med 110: 485-488, 1989.

Picard MH, Dennis C, Schwartz RG, Kraemer HC, Berger WE III, Blumberg R, Heller R, Lew H, DeBusk RF: Cost-benefit analysis of early return to work after uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 63: 1308-1314, 1989.

DeBusk RF: 20th Bethesda Conference: insurability & employability of the patient with ischemic heart disease. JACC 14:1008-09, 1989.

DeBusk RF: Specialized testing after recent acute myocardial infarction. Ann Int Med 110: 470-481, 1989.

Taylor CB, Houston-Miller N, Killen JD, DeBusk RF: Smoking cessation after acute myocardial infarction: effects of a nurse-managed intervention. Ann Int Med 113: 118-123, 1990.

King AC, Haskell WL, Taylor CB, Kraemer HC, DeBusk RF: Group- vs Home-Based exercise training in healthy older men and women. JAMA 266: 1535-1542, 1991.

DeBusk RF, Miller NH, Superko HR, Dennis CA, Thomas RJ, Lew HT, Berger III WE, Heller RS, Rompf J, Gee D, Kraemer HC, Bandura A, Ghandour G, Clark M, Fisher L, Taylor CB: A case management system for coronary risk factor modification following acute myocardial infarction. Annals Int Med; 120:721-729, 1994.

Taylor CB, Miller NH, Herman S, Smith PM, Sobel D, Fisher L, DeBusk RF. A nurse-managed smoking cessation program for hospitalized smokers. AJPH;86:1557-1560, 1996.

West JA, Miller NH, Parker KM, Senneca D, Ghandour G, Clark M, Greenwald G, Heller RS, Fowler MB, DeBusk RF. A comprehensive management system for heart failure improves clinical outcomes and reduces medical resource utilization. Am J Cardiol;79:58-63, 1997.

Miller NH, Smith PM, DeBusk RF, Sobel DS, Taylor CB: Smoking cessation and hospitalized patients: results of a randomized trial. Arch Int Med 157;409-415, 1997.

DeBusk RF, West JA, Miller NH, Taylor CB. Chronic Disease Management. Treating the patient with disease(s) vs treating disease(s) in the patient. Arch Intern Med;2739-2742,1999.

Smith PM, Kraemer HC, Houston-Miller N, Taylor CB, DeBusk RF: In-hospital smoking cessation program: who responds, who doesn’t? J Clinic & Consult Psych;67:19-27, 1999.

Smith PM, Reilly KR, Houston Miller N, DeBusk RF, Taylor CB. Application of a nurse-managed inpatient smoking cessation program. Nicotine Tob Res. 4(2):211-22, 2002.

Solomon H, DeBusk RF. Contemporary management of silent ischemia: the role of ambulatory monitoring. Int J Cardiol. 2004;96(3):311-9.

Rudd P, Miller NH, Kaufman J, Kraemer HC, Bandura A et al. Nurse management for hypertension. A systems approach. Am J Hypertens. 2004;17(10):921-7.

DeBusk RF, Miller NH, Parker KM, Bandura A, Kraemer HC, Cher DJ, West JA. Care management for low-risk patients with heart failure: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2004;141(8):606-13.

Heart Failure Summit Synthesis and Report, October 27, 2003