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Rand-Giovannetti E, Wolff J, Frick K, Boult C. The Effect of Informal Caregiving on Work Productivity. The Gerontologist 2007:47(1):S23.

Frey K. Guided Care: Implementing the Chronic Care Model for Frail Older Persons. The Gerontologist 2007; 47(1):S649.

Boyd C. Guided Care: The Clinical Model. The Gerontologist 2007; 47(1):S649.

Wolff J. Guided Care: Education and Support for Informal Caregivers. The Gerontologist 2007; 47(1):S650.

Wegener S. Guided Care: Developing and Maintaining Health Behaviors. The Gerontologist 2007; 47(1):S650.

Reider L. Guided Care: Design of an Ongoing Randomized Controlled Trial. The Gerontologist 2007; 47(1):S650.

Boult C. Guided Care: Diffusion into Practice. The Gerontologist 2007; 47(1):S650.

Wolff J. Integration of Caregivers in the Health System: The Guided Care Intervention. Family Caregiver Alliance (2007). Family Caregiving: State of the Art, Future Trends. Report from a National Conference. San Francisco.

Boult C, Leff B, Boyd C, Wolff J, Wegener S, Semanick L, Frey K, Rand-Giovannetti E. A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of Guided Care: Baseline Data and Initial Experiences. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4):S207.

Boyd CM, Shadmi E, Conwell L, Sylvia M, Boult C, Brager R, Leff B, Schartstein D. The Effect of Guided Care on Quality of Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005;53(4):S205.

Shadmi E, Boyd C, Schuster A, Sylvia M, Boult C. Quality of Primary Care of Older Persons with Multiple Comorbidities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004;52(4):S149.

Sylvia M, Shadmi E, Hsiao C, Boyd CM, Schuster A, Boult C. Clinical Characteristics of Older Persons Identified by Predictive Modeling as Targets for Intensive Clinical intervention. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004;52(4):S198.


Boult C, Reider L, Leff B, Frick K, Boyd CM, Wolff JL, Frey K, Karm L, Wegener ST, Mroz T, Scharfstein DO. The Effect of Guided Care Teams on the Use of Health Services: Results from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. Arch Intern Med 2011 (in press).

Wolff JL, Giovannetti ER, Boyd CM, Reider L, Palmer S, Scharftstein D, Marsteller J, Wegener ST, Frey K, Leff B, Frick KD, Boult C. Effects of Guided Care on Family Caregivers. The Gerontologist 2010;50(4):459-470.

Marsteller J, Hsu YJ, Reider L, Frey K, Wolff JM, Boyd CM, Leff B, Karm L, Scharfstein D, Boult C. Physician Satisfaction with Chronic Care Processes: A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Guided Care. Ann Fam Med 2010;8(4):308-315.

Boyd CM, Reider L, Frey K, Scharfstein D, Leff B, Wolff JL, Groves C, Karm L, Wegener S, Marsteller J, Boult C. The Effects of Guided Care on the Perceived Quality of Health Care for Multi-morbid Older Persons: 18-Month Outcomes from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med 2010;25(3):235-242.

Giddens JF, Tanner E, Frey K, Reider L, Boult C. Expanding the Gerontological Nursing Role in Guided Care. Geriatric Nursing 2009;30(5):358-363.

Leff B, Reider L, Frick KD, Scharfstein DO, Boyd CM, Frey K, Karm L, Boult C. Guided Care and the Cost of Complex Healthcare: A Preliminary Report. Am J Manag Care 2009;15(8):555-559.

Wolff JL, Giovannetti ER, Palmer S, Wegener S, Reider L, Frey K, Scharfstein DO, Boult C. Caregiving and Chronic Care: The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends. J Gerontol Med Sci 2009;64A(7):785-791.

Aliotta SL, Grieve K, Giddens JF, Dunbar L, Groves C, Frey K, Boult C. Guided Care: A New Frontier for Adults with Chronic Conditions. Prof Case Manag 2008:May/June 13(3):151-158.

Boult C, Reider L, Frey K, Leff B, Boyd C, Wolff J, Wegener S, Marsteller J, Karm L, Scharfstein D. Early Effects of "Guided Care" on the Quality of Health Care for Multimorbid Older Persons: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gerontol Med Sci 2008;63A(3):321-327.

Sylvia M, Griswold M, Dunbar L, Boyd C, Park M, Boult C.  Guided Care: Cost and Utilization Outcomes in a Pilot Study. Dis Manag. 2008 Feb;11(1):29-36.

Boyd CM, Shadmi E, Conwell LJ, Griswold M, Leff B, Brager R, Sylvia M, Boult C.  A Pilot Test of the Effect of Guided Care on the Quality of Primary Care Experiences for Multimorbid Older Adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(5):536-42.

Boult C, Karm L, Groves C. Improving Chronic Care: The "Guided Care" Model. The Permanente Journal 2008;12(1):50-54.

Boyd C, Boult C, Shadmi E, Leff B, Brager R, Dunbar L, Wolff J, Wegener S. Guided Care for Multimorbid Older Adults. The Gerontologist 2007;47(5):697-704.

Shadmi E, Boyd CM, Hsiao CJ, Sylvia M, Schuster AB, Boult C. Morbidity and Older Persons' Perceptions of the Quality of their Primary Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Feb;54(2):330-334.

Sylvia ML, Shadmi E, Hsiao CJ, Boyd CM, Schuster AB, Boult C. Clinical Features of High-Risk Older Persons Identified by Predictive Modeling. Dis Manag. 2006 Feb;9(1):56-62.


Boult C, Giddens J, Frey K, Reider L, Novak T. Guided Care: a New Nurse-Physician Partnership in Chronic Care. Springer Publishing Co., New York 2009.

Transformation: A Family's Guide to Chronic Care, Guided Care, and Hope. Fireship Press, Tucson, AZ 2010.