Robert Gritz, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Health Care Policy Research

Publications

  • Suresh K, Holtrop JS, Dickinson LM, Willems E, Smith PC, Gritz RM, Perreault L. PATHWEIGH, pragmatic weight management in adult patients in primary care in Colorado, USA: study protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial. Trials. 2022 Jan 10;23(1):26. PubMed PMID: 35012628
  • Jones CD, Thomas J, Ytell K, Roczen ML, Levy CR, Jordan SR, Lum HD, Gritz M. Is Health Information Exchange Participation Associated With Hospital Readmissions From Home Health Care?. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022 Jan;23(1):170-173.e2. PubMed PMID: 34480865
  • Luo Z, Gritz M, Connelly L, Dolor RJ, Phimphasone-Brady P, Li H, Fitzpatrick L, Gales M, Shah N, Holtrop JS. A Survey of Primary Care Practices on Their Use of the Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obese Medicare Patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Sep;36(9):2700-2708. PubMed PMID: 33483811
  • Gritz, RM; Furniss, A; Sevick, C. A Cost Comparative Analysis of Electronic Consultations for Health First Colorado Members, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, January 2021
  • Alishahi, M; Sevick, C; Mathieu, S; Gritz, RM. Health care costs among children and youth in foster care and a matched comparison group of Health First Colorado Members, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, June 2021
  • Alishahi, M; Kaferly, J; Mathieu, S; Sevick, C; Hosokawa, P; Orsi, R; Gritz, RM. Top Diagnoses of Emergency Department Visits among Children in Foster Care and among a Matched set of Children not in Foster Care in Colorado, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, June 2021
  • Gritz, RM; Hosokawa, P; Sevick, C; Alishahi, M; Orsi, R; Kaferly, J; Mathieu, S. Utilization of Emergency Department Services by Children and Youth in Foster Care with Health First Colorado Insurance Coverage, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, June 2021
  • Kaferly, J; Mathieu, S; Hosokawa, P; Sevick, C; Alishahi, M; Orsi, R; Gritz, RM. Behavioral and Physical Health Complexities of Children and Youth in Foster Care with Health First Colorado Coverage, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, June 2021
  • Kaferly, J; Mathieu, S; Hosokawa, P; Sevick, C; Alishahi, M; Orsi, R; Gritz, RM. Behavioral and Physical Health Complexity at Foster Care Entry Compared to Complexity Six Months After Foster Care Entry, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, June 2021
  • Gritz, RM; Mathieu, S; Alishahi, M; Gilchrist, E; Gold, S; Sevick, C; Thomas, J. The Impact of Telemedicine Policy Changes on Health First Colorado Utilization and Costs, Report to the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, June 2021
  • Alishahi, M; Sevick, C; Thomas, J; Klopfenstein, K; Gritz, RM. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation and Health Care Cost & Utilization for Health First Colorado Members, Report to the Colorado Department of Human Services, September 2021
  • Reeder B, Makic MBF, Morrow C, Ouellet J, Sutcliffe B, Rodrick D, Gritz M, Wald H. Design and Evaluation of Low-Fidelity Visual Display Prototypes for Multiple Hospital-Acquired Conditions. Comput Inform Nurs. 2020 Nov;38(11):562-571. PubMed PMID: 32826397
  • Ritchie ND, Sauder KA, Gritz RM. Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: where are the suppliers?. Am J Manag Care. 2020 Jun 1;26(6):e198-e201. PubMed PMID: 32549070
  • Ritchie ND, Holtrop JS, Gritz RM, Sauder KA, Durfee MJ, Dickinson LM, Kaufmann PG. Enhanced Enrollment in the National Diabetes Prevention Program to Increase Engagement and Weight Loss for the Underserved: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2020 Jun 1;9(6):e15499. PubMed PMID: 32476659
  • Kwan BM, Dickinson LM, Glasgow RE, Sajatovic M, Gritz M, Holtrop JS, Nease DE Jr, Ritchie N, Nederveld A, Gurfinkel D, Waxmonsky JA. Correction to: The Invested in Diabetes Study Protocol: a cluster randomized pragmatic trial comparing standardized and patient-driven diabetes shared medical appointments. Trials. 2020 Feb 18;21(1):195. PubMed PMID: 32070389
  • Kwan BM, Dickinson LM, Glasgow RE, Sajatovic M, Gritz M, Holtrop JS, Nease DE Jr, Ritchie N, Nederveld A, Gurfinkel D, Waxmonsky JA. The Invested in Diabetes Study Protocol: a cluster randomized pragmatic trial comparing standardized and patient-driven diabetes shared medical appointments. Trials. 2020 Jan 10;21(1):65. PubMed PMID: 31924249
  • Gritz RM, Sevick C, Thomas J, Furniss A. Analysis of Employment and Health Insurance Coverage of Health First Colorado Clients. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Gritz RM, Sevick C, Thomas J, Furniss A. Characteristics and Experiences of Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) Members Applying and Effectuating Coverage under Connect for Health Colorado (C4HCO) Plans. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Gritz, RM. Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative: Colorado Practice Transformation Network: Healthcare Cost Savings Report. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Alishahi M, Thomas J, Sevick C, Gritz RM. Co-Enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Health First Colorado by County. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Human Services
  • Alishahi M, Kaferly J, Mathieu S, Sevick C, Hosokawa P, Orsi R, Gritz RM. Top Diagnoses of Emergency Department Visits among Children in Foster Care and among a Matched set of Children not in Foster Care in Colorado. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Gritz RM, Hosokawa P, Sevick C, Alishahi M, Orsi R, Kaferly J, Mathieu S. Utilization of Emergency Department Services by Children and Youth in Foster Care with Health First Colorado Insurance Coverage. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Alishahi M, Sevick C, Mathieu S, Gritz RM. Health care costs among children and youth in foster care and a matched comparison group of Health First Colorado Members. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Kaferly J, Mathieu S, Hosokawa P, Sevick C, Alishahi M, Orsi R, Gritz RM. Behavioral and Physical Health Complexities of Children and Youth in Foster Care with Health First Colorado Coverage. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Kaferly J, Mathieu S, Hosokawa P, Sevick C, Alishahi M, Orsi R, Gritz RM. Behavioral and Physical Health Complexity at Foster Care Entry Compared to Complexity Six Months After Foster Care Entry. Report prepared for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Research
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