Kenneth (John) McConnell

Professor

  • 2427 Citations
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Research Output 2003 2019

2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Oregon's medicaid transformation-observations on organizational structure and strategy

Chang, A. M., Cohen, D., McCarty, D., Rieckmann, T. & McConnell, K. J., 2015, In : Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 40, 1, p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Organizations
Empirical Research
Social Responsibility
Managed Care Programs
23 Citations (Scopus)

Receipt of Preventive Services After Oregon's Randomized Medicaid Experiment

Marino, M., Bailey, S., Gold, R., Hoopes, M. J., O'Malley, J. P., Huguet, N., Heintzman, J., Gallia, C., McConnell, K. J. & Devoe, J., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Community Health Centers
Health Insurance
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Electronic Health Records
3 Citations (Scopus)
Patient-Centered Care
Quality Improvement
Randomized Controlled Trials
Costs and Cost Analysis
Primary Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding Treatment Gaps for Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Use in South Dakota: A Qualitative Study of Rural Perspectives

Broffman, L., Spurlock, M., Dulacki, K., Campbell, A., Rodriguez, F., Wright, B., McConnell, K. J., Warne, D. & Davis, M., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Rural Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Alcohols
Pharmaceutical Preparations
North American Indians
Rural Population
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)

An exploration of management practices in hospitals

McConnell, K. J., Chang, A. M., Maddox, T. M., Wholey, D. R. & Lindrooth, R. C., 2014, In : Healthcare. 2, 2, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Management
Health Facility Size
Data Display
Nurse Administrators
Teaching Hospitals
24 Citations (Scopus)

Oregon's Medicaid transformation: An innovative approach to holding a health system accountable for spending growth

McConnell, K. J., Chang, A. M., Cohen, D., Wallace, N., Chernew, M. E., Kautz, G., McCarty, D., McFarland, B., Wright, B. & Smith, J., Sep 1 2014, In : Healthcare. 2, 3, p. 163-167 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Medicaid
Health
Accountable Care Organizations
Growth
4 Citations (Scopus)

Risk-Adjusted Variation of Publicly Reported Emergency Department Timeliness Measures

Sun, B., Laurie, A., Prewitt, L., Fu, R. R., Chang, A. M., Augustine, J., Reese, C. & McConnell, K. J., Dec 29 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Risk Adjustment
Benchmarking
Length of Stay
Diagnosis-Related Groups

The authors reply: Understanding the importance of heterogeneity when analyzing medical marijuana laws

Choo, E., Benz, M., Zaller, N., Warren, O., Rising, K. L. & McConnell, K. J., 2014, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 55, 4, p. 592-593 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Marijuana
106 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of state medical marijuana legislation on adolescent marijuana use

Choo, E., Benz, M., Zaller, N., Warren, O., Rising, K. L. & McConnell, K. J., 2014, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 55, 2, p. 160-166 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Legislation
Medical Marijuana
Cannabis
Confidence Intervals
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of comprehensive insurance parity on follow-up care after psychiatric inpatient treatment in Oregon

Wallace, N. T. & McConnell, K. J., Oct 1 2013, In : Psychiatric Services. 64, 10, p. 961-966 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aftercare
Parity
Insurance
Psychiatry
Inpatients
46 Citations (Scopus)

Management practices and the quality of care in cardiac units

McConnell, K. J., Lindrooth, R. C., Wholey, D. R., Maddox, T. M. & Bloom, N., Apr 22 2013, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 173, 8, p. 684-692 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Practice Management
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Myocardial Infarction
Mortality
13 Citations (Scopus)

Systems factors in obstetric care the role of daily obstetric volume

Snowden, J., Darney, B., Cheng, Y. W., McConnell, K. J. & Caughey, A., Oct 2013, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 122, 4, p. 851-857 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrics
Asphyxia
Low-Volume Hospitals
Parturition
Birth Certificates
65 Citations (Scopus)

The cost of overtriage: More than one-third of low-risk injured patients were taken to major trauma centers

Newgard, C., Staudenmayer, K., Hsia, R. Y., Mann, N. C., Bulger, E. M., Holmes, J. F., Fleischman, R., Gorman, K., Haukoos, J. & McConnell, K. J., 2013, In : Health Affairs. 32, 9, p. 1591-1599 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trauma Centers
Triage
Costs and Cost Analysis
Wounds and Injuries
Emergency Medical Services
8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of parity on expenditures for individuals with severe mental illness

McConnell, K. J., Oct 2013, In : Health Services Research. 48, 5, p. 1634-1652 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Expenditures
Parity
Information Storage and Retrieval
Health
Health Services
9 Citations (Scopus)

Use of administrative data to identify off-label use of second-generation antipsychotics in a medicaid population

Hartung, D. M., Middleton, L., McFarland, B., Haxby, D. G., McDonagh, M. & McConnell, K. J., Dec 1 2013, In : Psychiatric Services. 64, 12, p. 1236-1242 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Off-Label Use
Medicaid
Antipsychotic Agents
Treatment-Resistant Depressive Disorder
Population
66 Citations (Scopus)

Which elements of improvement collaboratives are most effective? A cluster-randomized trial

Gustafson, D. H., Quanbeck, A. R., Robinson, J. M., Ford, J. H., Pulvermacher, A., French, M. T., McConnell, K. J., Batalden, P. B., Hoffman, K. A. & McCarty, D., Jun 2013, In : Addiction. 108, 6, p. 1145-1157 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Costs and Cost Analysis
Telecommunications
Public Opinion
Therapeutics
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

A business case for quality improvement in addiction treatment: Evidence from the NIATx collaborative

Quanbeck, A. R., Madden, L., Edmundson, E., Ford, J. H., McConnell, K. J., McCarty, D. & Gustafson, D. H., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. 39, 1, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
addiction
customer
performance
evidence
8 Citations (Scopus)

Association between emergency department resources and diagnosis of intimate partner violence

Choo, E., Nicolaidis, C., Newgard, C., Hall, M. K., Lowe, R. B., McConnell, M. K. & McConnell, K. J., Apr 2012, In : European Journal of Emergency Medicine. 19, 2, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Intimate Partner Violence
Checklist
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
41 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral health insurance parity: Does Oregon's experience presage the national experience with the mental health parity and addiction equity act?

McConnell, K. J., Gast, S. H. N., Ridgely, M. S., Wallace, N., Jacuzzi, N., Rieckmann, T., McFarland, B. & McCarty, D., 2012, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 169, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance
Parity
Mental Health
Substance-Related Disorders
Health Expenditures
5 Citations (Scopus)

Is futile care in the injured elderly an important target for cost savings?

Fleischman, R. J., Mullins, R., McConnell, K. J., Hedges, J. R., Ma, O. & Newgard, C., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 73, 1, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Futility
Cost Savings
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health Care Costs

Response to Kuttner letter

McConnell, K. J., McFarland, B., McCarty, D. & Ridgely, M. S., May 1 2012, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 169, 5, p. 539-540 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of comprehensive behavioral health parity on choice of provider

McConnell, K. J., Gast, S. H. N. & McFarland, B., Jun 2012, In : Medical Care. 50, 6, p. 527-533 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parity
Health
Mental Health
Health Services
Research Design
6 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of physician orders for life-sustaining treatment: Electronic registry to guide emergency care

Olszewski, E. A., Newgard, C., Zive, D., Schmidt, T. & McConnell, K. J., Jul 2012, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60, 7, p. 1384-1386 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Record Linkage
Resuscitation Orders
Advance Directives
Emergency Medical Services
Registries
11 Citations (Scopus)
Parity
Substance-Related Disorders
Mental Health
Health
Drug therapy
2011
20 Citations (Scopus)

Disseminating quality improvement: Study protocol for a large cluster-randomized trial

Quanbeck, A. R., Gustafson, D. H., Ford, J. H., Pulvermacher, A., French, M. T., McConnell, K. J. & McCarty, D., Apr 27 2011, In : Implementation Science. 6, 1, 44.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Costs and Cost Analysis
Personnel Turnover
Organizations
Organizational Innovation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Extended-release naltrexone for alcohol dependence: persistence and healthcare costs and utilization.

Bryson, W. C., McConnell, K. J., Krothuis, T. & McCarty, D., Jun 2011, In : The American journal of managed care. 17 Suppl 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Naltrexone
Health Care Costs
Alcoholism
Disulfiram
Therapeutics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Rural-urban disparities in emergency department intimate partner violence resources

Choo, E., Newgard, C., Lowe, R. B., Hall, M. K. & McConnell, K. J., May 2011, In : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 12, 2, p. 178-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Education
Rural Hospitals
Nurse Administrators
Checklist
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Benefit policy and disenrollment of adult medicaid beneficiaries from the oregon health plan

Wallace, N. T., McConnell, K. J., Gallia, C. A. & Edlund, T. D., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 21, 4, p. 1382-1394 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Health
Substance-Related Disorders
Methadone
Health Insurance
6 Citations (Scopus)

Failure of intimate partner violence screening among patients with substance use disorders

Choo, E., Nicolaidis, C., Jenkinson, R. H., Cox, J. M. & McConnell, K. J., Aug 2010, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 17, 8, p. 886-889 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance-Related Disorders
Confidence Intervals
Violence
Odds Ratio
Hospital Emergency Service
4 Citations (Scopus)

Injury Hospitalization as a Marker for Emergency Medical Services Use in Elderly Patients

Fleischman, R. J., McConnell, K. J., Adams, A. L., Hedges, J. R. & Newgard, C., Aug 2010, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 14, 4, p. 425-432 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Services
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
International Classification of Diseases
16 Citations (Scopus)

Priorities for policy research on treatments for alcohol and drug use disorders

McCarty, D., McConnell, K. J. & Schmidt, L. A., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 39, 2, p. 87-95 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance-Related Disorders
Alcohols
Research
Tobacco Use Cessation
Quality of Health Care
9 Citations (Scopus)

Rural-urban disparities in child abuse management resources in the emergency department

Choo, E., Spiro, D. M., Lowe, R. B., Newgard, C., Hall, M. K. & McConnell, K. J., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Rural Health. 26, 4, p. 361-365 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse
Hospital Emergency Service
Nurse Administrators
Multivariate Analysis
12 Citations (Scopus)

The use of scripting at triage and its impact on elopements

Handel, D. A., Fu, R. R., Daya, M. R., York, J., Larson, E. & McConnell, K. J., 2010, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 17, 5, p. 495-500 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triage
Hospital Emergency Service
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
Treatment Refusal
Logistic Models
45 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of length of hospital stay as a surrogate measure for injury severity and resource use among injury survivors

Newgard, C., Fleischman, R., Choo, E., Ma, O., Hedges, J. R. & McConnell, K. J., Feb 2010, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 17, 2, p. 142-150 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Length of Stay
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Emergency Service
International Classification of Diseases
2009
27 Citations (Scopus)

Management practices in substance abuse treatment programs

McConnell, K. J., Hoffman, K. A., Quanbeck, A. & McCarty, D., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 37, 1, p. 79-89 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Management
Substance-Related Disorders
594 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of emergency department crowding on clinically oriented outcomes

Bernstein, S. L., Aronsky, D., Duseja, R., Epstein, S., Handel, D., Hwang, U., McCarthy, M., McConnell, K. J., Pines, J. M., Rathlev, N., Schafermeyer, R., Zwemer, F., Schull, M. & Asplin, B. R., Jan 2009, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 16, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crowding
Hospital Emergency Service
Quality of Health Care
Patient Satisfaction
Pneumonia
20 Citations (Scopus)

The financial impact of ambulance diversion on inpatient hospital revenues and profits

Handel, D. A. & McConnell, K. J., Jan 2009, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 16, 1, p. 29-33 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ambulance Diversion
Inpatients
Ambulances
Quality of Health Care
Patient Safety
2008
17 Citations (Scopus)
Longitudinal Studies
Hospital Emergency Service
Costs and Cost Analysis
Hospital Chief Executive Officers
Emergencies
17 Citations (Scopus)

Community consultation methods in a study using exception to informed consent

Nelson, M., Schmidt, T., Deiorio, N., McConnell, K. J., Griffiths, D. E. & McClure, K. B., Sep 2008, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 12, 4, p. 417-425 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Informed Consent
Referral and Consultation
Surveys and Questionnaires
Health Services Needs and Demand
Resuscitation
21 Citations (Scopus)
Chest Pain
Echocardiography
Hospital Emergency Service
Electrocardiography
Costs and Cost Analysis
11 Citations (Scopus)
Air Bags
Body Size
Motor Vehicles
motor vehicle
Seats
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of eliminating behavioral health benefits for selected medicaid enrollees

McConnell, K. J., Wallace, N. T., Gallia, C. A. & Smith, J. A., Aug 2008, In : Health Services Research. 43, 4, p. 1348-1365 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Insurance Benefits
Health Expenditures
expenditures
substance abuse
32 Citations (Scopus)

How effective are copayments in reducing expenditures for low-income adult medicaid beneficiaries? Experience from the Oregon Health Plan

Wallace, N. T., McConnell, K. J., Gallia, C. A. & Smith, J. A., Apr 2008, In : Health Services Research. 43, 2, p. 515-530 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Health Expenditures
expenditures
low income
Health
11 Citations (Scopus)

How Much Does Emergency Department Use Affect the Cost of Medicaid Programs?

Handel, D. A., McConnell, K. J., Wallace, N. & Gallia, C., May 2008, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 51, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Hospital Emergency Service
Health Expenditures
Costs and Cost Analysis
Hospital Ancillary Services
21 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of Medicaid Cutbacks on Emergency Department Use: The Oregon Experience

Lowe, R. B., McConnell, K. J., Vogt, M. E. & Smith, J. A., Dec 2008, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 52, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Hospital Emergency Service
Health
Health Policy
Confidence Intervals
27 Citations (Scopus)

Methamphetamine-related emergency department utilization and cost

Hendrickson, R., Cloutier, R. & McConnell, K. J., Jan 2008, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 15, 1, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methamphetamine
Hospital Emergency Service
Costs and Cost Analysis
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2007
8 Citations (Scopus)

Outpatient Follow-up in Today's Health Care Environment

Handel, D. A., McConnell, K. J., Allen, H., Lowe, R. B. & Madsen, T. E., Mar 2007, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 49, 3, p. 288-292 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physician-Patient Relations
Health Services Accessibility
Continuity of Patient Care
Emergency Medicine
Ambulatory Care
17 Citations (Scopus)

Productivity enhancement for primary care providers using multicondition care management

Dorr, D., Wilcox, A., McConnell, K. J., Burns, L. & Brunker, C. P., Jan 2007, In : American Journal of Managed Care. 13, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary Health Care
productivity
Physicians
physician
management
100 Citations (Scopus)
Patient Transfer
Hospital Departments
Hospital Emergency Service
Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio