Douglas Fernald, MA
Sr. Instructor, Family Medicine

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Department: Family Medicine

Publications

  • Solberg LI, Kuzel A, Parchman ML, Shelley DR, Dickinson WP, Walunas TL, Nguyen AM, Fagnan LJ, Cykert S, Cohen DJ, Balasubramanaian BA, Fernald D, Gordon L, Kho A, Krist A, Miller W, Berry C, Duffy D, Nagykaldi Z. A Taxonomy for External Support for Practice Transformation. J Am Board Fam Med. 2021 Jan-Feb;34(1):32-39. PubMed PMID: 33452080
  • Dickinson WP, Nease DE Jr, Rhyne RL, Knierim KE, Fernald DH, de la Cerda DR, Dickinson LM. Practice Transformation Support and Patient Engagement to Improve Cardiovascular Care: From EvidenceNOW Southwest (ENSW). J Am Board Fam Med. 2020 Sep-Oct;33(5):675-686. PubMed PMID: 32989062
  • Fernald DH, Mullen R, Hall T, Bienstock A, Kirchner S, Knierim K, de la Cerda D, Callan D, Rhyne RL, Dickinson LM, Dickinson WP. Exemplary Practices in Cardiovascular Care: Results on Clinical Quality Measures from the EvidenceNOW Southwest Cooperative. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Nov;35(11):3197-3204. PubMed PMID: 32808208
  • Fernald D, Brown S, MD, Van Auken K, Hester C. Factors Related to Family Medicine Residency Program Director Departure: A Multiple-Method Study of Program Director Tenure. Paper presented at 2020 North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, November 20, 2020 [virtual conference].
  • Fisher M, Brewer SE, Westfall JM, Simpson M, Zittleman L, O'Leary ST, Fernald DH, Nederveld A, Nease DE Jr. Strategies for Developing and Sustaining Patient and Community Advisory Groups: Lessons from the State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP) Consortium of Practice-Based Research Networks. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Sep-Oct;32(5):663-673. PubMed PMID: 31506362
  • Fisher M, Brewer SE, Fernald DH, Summers Holtrop J, Nederveld A, O'Leary ST, Simpson M, Westfall JM, Zittleman L, Nease DE Jr. Process for Setting Research Priorities: A Case Study from the State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP) Consortium. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Sep-Oct;32(5):655-662. PubMed PMID: 31506361
  • Hessler DM, Fisher L, Bowyer V, Dickinson LM, Jortberg BT, Kwan B, Fernald DH, Simpson M, Dickinson WP. Self-management support for chronic disease in primary care: frequency of patient self-management problems and patient reported priorities, and alignment with ultimate behavior goal selection. BMC Fam Pract. 2019 Aug 29;20(1):120. PubMed PMID: 31464589
  • Knierim KE, Hall TL, Dickinson LM, Nease DE Jr, de la Cerda DR, Fernald D, Bleecker MJ, Rhyne RL, Dickinson WP. Primary Care Practices' Ability to Report Electronic Clinical Quality Measures in the EvidenceNOW Southwest Initiative to Improve Heart Health. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Aug 2;2(8):e198569. PubMed PMID: 31390033
  • Fernald D, Hall T, Montgomery L, Hartman C, Jortberg B, Buscaj E, King J, Dickinson M, Dickinson WP. Colorado Residency PCMH Project: Results From a 6-Year Transformation Effort. Fam Med. 2019 Jul;51(7):578-586. PubMed PMID: 31125420
  • Dickinson WP, Dickinson LM, Jortberg BT, Hessler DM, Fernald DH, Cuffney M, Fisher L. A Cluster Randomized Trial Comparing Strategies for Translating Self-Management Support into Primary Care Practices. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 May-Jun;32(3):341-352. PubMed PMID: 31068398
  • Jortberg BT, Fernald DH, Hessler DM, Dickinson LM, Wearner R, Connelly L, Holtrop JS, Fisher L, Dickinson WP. Practice Characteristics Associated with Better Implementation of Patient Self-Management Support. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 May-Jun;32(3):329-340. PubMed PMID: 31068397
  • Kwan BM, Fernald D, Ferrarone P, Loskutova N, Summers Holtrop J, Staton EW, Westfall JM. Implementation and Evaluation of a Laboratory Safety Process Improvement Toolkit. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Mar-Apr;32(2):136-145. PubMed PMID: 30850450
  • Dalton AF, Lyon C, Parnes B, Fernald D, Lewis CL. Developing a Quality Measurement Strategy in an Academic Primary Care Setting: An Environmental Scan. J Healthc Qual. 2018 Nov Dec;40(6):e90-e100. PubMed PMID: 30113366
  • Fernald DH, Jortberg BT, Hessler DM, Wearner R, Dickinson LM, Fisher L, Dickinson WP. Recruiting Primary Care Practices for Research: Reflections and Reminders. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Nov-Dec;31(6):947-951. PubMed PMID: 30413552
  • Dickinson WP, Dickinson LM, Jortberg BT, Hessler DM, Fernald DH, Fisher L. A protocol for a cluster randomized trial comparing strategies for translating self-management support into primary care practices. BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Jul 24;19(1):126. PubMed PMID: 30041598
  • English AF, Dickinson LM, Zittleman L, Nease DE Jr, Herrick A, Westfall JM, Simpson MJ, Fernald DH, Rhyne RL, Dickinson WP. A Community Engagement Method to Design Patient Engagement Materials for Cardiovascular Health. Ann Fam Med. 2018 Apr;16(Suppl 1):S58-S64. PubMed PMID: 29632227
  • Kwan BM, Rockwood A, Bandle B, Fernald D, Hamer MK, Capp R. Community Health Workers: Addressing Client Objectives Among Frequent Emergency Department Users. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 Mar Apr;24(2):146-154. PubMed PMID: 28141671
  • Knierim K, Hall T, Fernald D, Staff TJ, Buscaj E, Allen JC, Onysko M, Dickinson WP. Effects of Hospital Systems on Medical Home Transformation in Primary Care Residency Training Practices. J Ambul Care Manage. 2017 Jul Sep;40(3):220-227. PubMed PMID: 27893519
  • Knierim K, Hall T, Fernald D, Staff TJ, Buscaj E, Allen JC, Onysko M, Dickinson WP. Effects of Hospital Systems on Medical Home Transformation in Primary Care Residency Training Practices. J Ambul Care Manage. 2016 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27893519
  • Buscaj E, Hall T, Montgomery L, Fernald DH, King J, Deaner N, Dickinson WP. Practice Facilitation for PCMH Implementation in Residency Practices. Fam Med. 2016 Nov;48(10):795-800. PubMed PMID: 27875602
  • Balasubramanian BA, Fernald D, Dickinson LM, Davis M, Gunn R, Crabtree BF, Miller BF, Cohen DJ. REACH of Interventions Integrating Primary Care and Behavioral Health. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;28 Suppl 1:S73-85. PubMed PMID: 26359475
  • Cifuentes M, Davis M, Fernald D, Gunn R, Dickinson P, Cohen DJ. Electronic Health Record Challenges, Workarounds, and Solutions Observed in Practices Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;28 Suppl 1:S63-72. PubMed PMID: 26359473
  • Davis MM, Balasubramanian BA, Cifuentes M, Hall J, Gunn R, Fernald D, Gilchrist E, Miller BF, DeGruy F 3rd, Cohen DJ. Clinician Staffing, Scheduling, and Engagement Strategies Among Primary Care Practices Delivering Integrated Care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;28 Suppl 1:S32-40. PubMed PMID: 26359470
  • Fernald D, Hamer M, James K, Tutt B, West D. Launching a Laboratory Testing Process Quality Improvement Toolkit: From the Shared Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP). J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;28(5):576-83. PubMed PMID: 26355129
  • West DR, James KA, Fernald DH, Zelie C, Smith ML, Raab SS. Laboratory medicine handoff gaps experienced by primary care practices: A report from the shared networks of collaborative ambulatory practices and partners (SNOCAP). J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):796-803. PubMed PMID: 25381077
  • West DR, James KA, Fernald DH, Zelie C, Smith ML, Raab SS. Laboratory medicine handoff gaps experienced by primary care practices: A report from the shared networks of collaborative ambulatory practices and partners (SNOCAP). J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):796-803. PubMed PMID: 25381077
  • Knierim KE, Fernald DH, Staton EW, Nease DE Jr. Organizing your practice for screening and secondary prevention among adults. Prim Care. 2014 Jun;41(2):163-83. PubMed PMID: 24830604
  • Fernald D, Wearner R, Dickinson WP. Supporting primary care practices in building capacity to use health information data. EGEMS (Wash DC). 2014;2(3):1094. PubMed PMID: 25848621
  • James KA, Fernald DH, Huff J, Ross S, Staton EW, West D, Ricciardi R. GAPS in implementing health assessments in primary care: a literature review. J Ambul Care Manage. 2014 Jan-Mar;37(1):2-10. PubMed PMID: 24309390
  • Smith ML, Raab SS, Fernald DH, James KA, Lebin JA, Grzybicki DM, Zelie C, West DR. Evaluating the connections between primary care practice and clinical laboratory testing: a review of the literature and call for laboratory involvement in the solutions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013 Jan;137(1):120-5. PubMed PMID: 23276182
  • Fernald DH, Wearner R, Dickinson WP. The journey of primary care practices to meaningful use: a Colorado Beacon Consortium study. J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;26(5):603-11. PubMed PMID: 24004712
  • Fernald, DH. Review of Transforming Teamwork: Cultivating Collaborative Cultures. Fam Syst Health. In Press.
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Department: Family Medicine
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