Douglas Wholey

Dr. Douglas Wholey is a professor of organizations and management at the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. His research focuses on care coordination in professional teams, such as health care homes that provide services for disadvantaged individuals or individuals with chronic conditions, and primary care organization. He is currently leading the team evaluating Minnesota’s Health Care Home initiative and is also studying the relationship between team coordination and client outcomes in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams.   He has studied the relationship between CHF team organization in hospitals and performance and has collaborated with English researchers on a study of coordination and patient outcomes in English primary care. He is skilled in quantitative methods, including psychometrics and social network analysis, survey development, data management, measurement, and multilevel research. He has studied the social structure of markets, managed care markets and organizations, public health systems, social service and health networks, information systems, and software teams.

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