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Whitebird, Robin R., PhD
Former Senior Research Investigator
Publications While At HealthPartners
selected publications
Journal Article
  • The role of care coordination: a qualitative study of care coordinator perceptions
    Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 2024
  • Care coordination in primary care: mapping the territory
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2023
  • Is there room for individual patient-specified preferences in the patient-reported outcome measurement revolution?
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2023
  • The impact of COVID-19 on patients receiving care coordination in primary care: a qualitative study
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2023
  • Is shared decision-making associated with better patient-reported outcomes? A longitudinal study of patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty
    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2022
  • Is the promise of PROMs being realized? Implementation experience in a large orthopedic practice
    American Journal of Medical Quality. 2022
  • Strategies for dose optimization: views from health care systems
    Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2022
  • What do orthopaedists believe is needed for incorporating patient-reported outcome measures into clinical care? A qualitative study
    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2022
  • Barriers to CT dose optimization: the challenge of organizational change
    Academic Radiology. 2021
  • Personalized outcomes for hip and knee replacement: the patient's point of view
    Journal of patient-reported outcomes. 2021
  • What's important: postoperative care planning. Recognizing the central role of pets in many patients' lives
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume). 2021
  • Organizational factors and quality improvement strategies associated with lower radiation dose from CT examinations
    Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020
  • What outcomes matter to patients after joint or spine surgery?
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2020
  • Analysis of computed tomography radiation doses used for lung cancer screening scans
    JAMA internal medicine. 2019
  • Potentially preventable hospital and emergency department events: lessons from a large innovation project
    The Permanente journal. 2018
  • Reducing diabetes distress and improving self-management with mindfulness
    Social Work in Health Care. 2018
  • Clinician burnout and satisfaction with resources in caring for complex patients
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017
  • Impact of a national collaborative care initiative for patients with depression and diabetes or cardiovascular disease
    General Hospital Psychiatry. 2017
  • Patient-centered outcomes measurement: does it require information from patients?
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2017
  • A statewide effort to implement collaborative care for depression: reach and impact for all patients with depression
    Medical Care. 2016
  • Predictors of poor response to depression treatment in primary care
    Psychiatric Services. 2016
  • The effects of patient-centered depression care on patient satisfaction and depression remission
    Family Practice. 2016
  • A stepped-wedge evaluation of an initiative to spread the collaborative care model for depression in primary care
    Annals of Family Medicine. 2015
  • Impact of health information exchange on emergency medicine clinical decision making
    Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015
  • It is time to ask patients what outcomes are important to them
  • Minnesota's early experience with medical home implementation: viewpoints from the front lines
    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2015
  • Organizational factors and change strategies associated with medical home transformation
    American Journal of Medical Quality. 2015
  • Preventing chronic pain: a human systems approach-results from a massive open online course
  • The effect of achieving patient-reported outcome measures on satisfaction
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2015
  • Assessing organizational readiness for depression care quality improvement: relative commitment and implementation capability
    Implementation science. 2014
  • Challenges of medical home transformation reported by 118 patient-centered medical home (PCMH) leaders
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2014
  • Dietary fiber supplementation for fecal incontinence: a randomized clinical trial
    Research in Nursing and Health. 2014
  • Effective implementation of collaborative care for depression: what is needed?
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014
  • Healthcare utilization and costs in persons with insomnia in a managed care population
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014
  • How much shared decision making occurs in usual primary care of depression?
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2014
  • National prevalence of receipt of antidepressant prescriptions by persons without a psychiatric diagnosis
    Psychiatric Services. 2014
  • Patient experience and physician/staff satisfaction in transforming medical homes
  • The effect of depression treatment on work productivity
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014
  • Barriers to improving primary care of depression: perspectives of medical group leaders
    Qualitative Health Research. 2013
  • Designing and implementing research on a statewide quality improvement initiative: the DIAMOND study and initiative
    Medical Care. 2013
  • Medical home transformation: a gradual process and a continuum of attainment
    Annals of Family Medicine. 2013
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction for family caregivers: a randomized controlled trial
    The Gerontologist. 2013
  • Stress, burnout, compassion fatigue, and mental health in hospice workers in Minnesota
    Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2013
  • The DIAMOND initiative: implementing collaborative care for depression in 75 primary care clinics
    Implementation science. 2013
  • Prevalence of practice system tools for improving depression care among primary care clinics: the DIAMOND initiative
    Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2011
  • Recruiting and retaining family caregivers to a randomized controlled trial on mindfulness-based stress reduction
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2011
  • Severity of depression and magnitude of productivity loss
    Annals of Family Medicine. 2011
  • Symptoms associated with dietary fiber supplementation over time in individuals with fecal incontinence
    Nursing Research. 2011
  • Use and evaluation of disposable absorbent products for managing fecal incontinence by community-living people
    Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. 2011
  • Comparing community and specialty provider-based recruitment in a randomized clinical trial: clinical trial in fecal incontinence
    Research in Nursing and Health. 2010
  • Goals of fecal incontinence management identified by community-living incontinent adults
    Western Journal of Nursing Research. 2010
  • Effects of paroxetine and sertraline on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol: an observational cohort study
    CNS drugs. 2009
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction and diabetes
    Diabetes Spectrum. 2009
  • Depression in patients with diabetes: does it impact clinical goals?
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2008
  • Measuring an organization's ability to manage change: the change process capability questionnaire and its use for improving depression care
    American Journal of Medical Quality. 2008
  • Relationship between the presence of practice systems and the quality of care for depression
    American Journal of Medical Quality. 2008
  • Variation in quality of diabetes care at the levels of patient, physician, and clinic
    Preventing Chronic Disease. 2008
  • Use of practice system tools by medical groups for depression
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2007
  • Community-based recruitment and enrollment for a clinical trial on the sensitive issue of fecal incontinence: the Fiber study
    Research in Nursing and Health. 2006
  • Characteristics of adults who use prayer as an alternative therapy
    American Journal of Health Promotion. 2005
  • Health care charges associated with physical inactivity, overweight, and obesity
    Preventing Chronic Disease. 2005
  • The QUEST for quality: what are medical groups doing about it?
    Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2005
  • Is patient readiness to change a predictor of improved glycemic control?
    Diabetes care. 2004
  • Meeting recommendations for multiple healthy lifestyle factors. Prevalence, clustering, and predictors among adolescent, adult, and senior health plan members
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2004
  • presentations
  • Challenges in recruiting family caregivers to a clinical trial on MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) for stress reduction [presentation]
  • Impact of a learning healthcare network on depression outcomes: the DIAMOND initiative [presentation], NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) 22nd Conference on Mental Health Services (MHSR), MHSR 2014: Research in Pursuit of a Mental Health Care System
  • Improving diabetes management with mindfulness-based stress reduction [presentation], HMORN 20th Annual Conference: Embedded Research to Improve Health
  • Managing diabetes mindfully [presentation]
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction for caregivers: a randomized controlled pilot study [presentation]
  • Predictors of poor response to usual depression treatment in primary care [presentation] , HMO Research Network 20th Annual Conference: Embedded Research to Improve Health
  • Psychotherapeutic prescription patterns across health plans in the Mental Health Research Network [presentation], HMO Research Network 17th Conference: Collaborations in Population-Based Health Research
  • Stress, burnout, compassion fatigue and coping among end-of-life care workers in Minnesota [presentation], Minnesota Health Services Research 14th Annual Conference
  • Transformative self-management for chronic pain utilizing online training and telehealth coaching [presentation], Health Care Systems Research Conference
  • Using mindfulness-based stress reduction for caregivers of people with dementia [presentation], Minnesota Gerontological Society Annual Conference
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