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John B. Anderson Jr.

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Family Medicine and Community Health, Family Medicine
1490 Williamsboro Street, Oxford, NC 27565
1490 Williamsboro Street, Oxford, NC 27565

Selected Publications


Initial Longitudinal Outcomes of Risk-Stratified Men in Their Forties Screened for Prostate Cancer Following Implementation of a Baseline Prostate-Specific Antigen.

Journal Article World J Mens Health · July 2023 PURPOSE: Prostate cancer (PCa) screening can lead to potential over-diagnosis/over-treatment of indolent cancers. There is a need to optimize practices to better risk-stratify patients. We examined initial longitudinal outcomes of mid-life men with an elev ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of primary care usual provider type and provider interdependence on outcomes for patients with diabetes: a cohort study.

Conference BMJ Open Qual · June 2023 BACKGROUND: Interprofessional primary care (PC) teams are key to the provision of high-quality care. PC providers often 'share' patients (eg, a patient may see multiple providers in the same clinic), resulting in between-visit interdependence between provi ... Full text Link to item Cite

When is caring sharing? Primary care provider interdependence and continuity of care.

Journal Article JAAPA · January 1, 2023 Efforts to improve access to high-quality, efficient primary care have highlighted the need for team-based care. Most primary care teams are designed to maintain continuity of care between patients and primary care providers (PCPs), because continuity of c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Teaming up in primary care: Membership boundaries, interdependence, and coordination.

Journal Article JAAPA · February 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: Increased demand for quality primary care and value-based payment has prompted interest in implementing primary care teams. Evidence-based recommendations for implementing teams will be critical to successful PA participation. This study sought ... Full text Link to item Cite

Implementation and Impact of a Risk-Stratified Prostate Cancer Screening Algorithm as a Clinical Decision Support Tool in a Primary Care Network.

Conference J Gen Intern Med · January 2021 BACKGROUND: Implementation methods of risk-stratified cancer screening guidance throughout a health care system remains understudied. OBJECTIVE: Conduct a preliminary analysis of the implementation of a risk-stratified prostate cancer screening algorithm i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Reducing Imaging Utilization in Primary Care Through Implementation of a Peer Comparison Dashboard.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · January 2021 BACKGROUND: High clinical variation has been linked to decreased quality of care, increased costs, and decreased patient satisfaction. We present the implementation and analysis of a peer comparison intervention to reduce clinical variation within a large ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving Well-Being Among Trainees: A Partnership to Reduce Barriers to Primary Care Services.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · April 2020 BACKGROUND: Improved well-being is a focus for graduate medical education (GME) programs. Residents and fellows often express difficulty with visiting primary care physicians, and this issue has not been thoroughly investigated. OBJECTIVE: We reported impl ... Full text Link to item Cite

Lean Thinking for Primary Care.

Journal Article Prim Care · December 2019 Lean thinking is a leadership, management, and operational approach for continuous improvement. Originally pioneered in Toyota's automobile manufacturing, Lean has now been implemented by health care to focus on improving care to deliver the greatest value ... Full text Link to item Cite

Keeping care connected: e-Consultation program improves access to nephrology care.

Journal Article J Telemed Telecare · April 2019 INTRODUCTION: Health systems are seeking innovative solutions to improve specialty care access. Electronic consultations (eConsults) allow specialists to provide formal clinical recommendations to primary care providers (PCPs) based on patient chart review ... Full text Link to item Cite

Primary care perspective and implementation of a multidisciplinary, institutional prostate cancer screening algorithm embedded in the electronic health record.

Journal Article Urol Oncol · November 2018 PURPOSE: In response to controversy regarding prostate cancer (CaP) screening recommendations, a consolidated Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) multidisciplinary algorithm for CaP screening was developed and implemented. We conducted an online survey within the ... Full text Link to item Cite

Closing the Referral Loop: an Analysis of Primary Care Referrals to Specialists in a Large Health System.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · May 2018 PURPOSE: Ideally, a referral from a primary care physician (PCP) to a specialist results in a completed specialty appointment with results available to the PCP. This is defined as "closing the referral loop." As health systems grow more complex, regulatory ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Engaging the primary care community to encourage appropriate prostate cancer screening.

Journal Article Ther Adv Urol · January 2018 Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer remains a controversial topic, particularly in the primary care community. Our multidisciplinary prostate screening panel at Duke University Health System, USA created a nuanced PSA screening al ... Full text Link to item Cite

Bridging the Gap: PCP and Patient Needs in Head and Neck Cancer Survivor Care

Conference International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics · October 2017 Full text Cite

Long-Term Impact of an Electronic Health Record-Enabled, Team-Based, and Scalable Population Health Strategy Based on the Chronic Care Model.

Journal Article AMIA Annu Symp Proc · 2016 The Chronic Care Model (CCM) is a promising framework for improving population health, but little is known regarding the long-term impact of scalable, informatics-enabled interventions based on this model. To address this challenge, this study evaluated th ... Open Access Link to item Cite

Implementing evidence-based patient self-management programs in the Veterans Health Administration: perspectives on delivery system design considerations.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · January 2010 While many patient self-management (PSM) programs have been developed and evaluated for effectiveness, less effort has been devoted to translating and systematically delivering PSM in primary and specialty care. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to r ... Full text Link to item Cite

Open access in primary care: results of a North Carolina pilot project.

Journal Article Pediatrics · July 2005 OBJECTIVE: Appointment delays impede access to primary health care. By reducing appointment delays, open access (OA) scheduling may improve access to and the quality of primary health care. The objective of this pilot study was to assess the potential impa ... Full text Link to item Cite