Kaveh G Shojania

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Hospital mortality: when failure is not a good measure of success
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, ON, USA
    CMAJ 179:153-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Usability evaluation of order sets in a computerised provider order entry system
    Julie Chan
    Department of Medicine, Information Services, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:932-40. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Teaching quality improvement and patient safety to trainees: a systematic review
    Brian M Wong
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1425-39. 2010
  4. pmc The evolving story of medical emergency teams in quality improvement
    Andre Carlos Kajdacsy Balla Amaral
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room D108, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Crit Care 13:194. 2009
  5. pmc The impact of adverse events in the intensive care unit on hospital mortality and length of stay
    Alan J Forster
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:259. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding medical error and improving patient safety in the inpatient setting
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, UCSF Box 0120, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:847-67. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Implementing patient safety interventions in your hospital: what to try and what to avoid
    Sumant R Ranji
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:275-93, vii-viii. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The tension between needing to improve care and knowing how to do it
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:608-13. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for hypertension management: a systematic review
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 44:646-57. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The faces of errors: a case-based approach to educating providers, policymakers, and the public about patient safety
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:665-70. 2004

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Publications18

  1. pmc Hospital mortality: when failure is not a good measure of success
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, ON, USA
    CMAJ 179:153-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Usability evaluation of order sets in a computerised provider order entry system
    Julie Chan
    Department of Medicine, Information Services, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:932-40. 2011
    ..The usability of a CPOE system plays a significant role in its acceptance. The authors conducted a heuristic evaluation of a CPOE order set system to uncover existing usability issues prior to implementation...
  3. doi request reprint Teaching quality improvement and patient safety to trainees: a systematic review
    Brian M Wong
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1425-39. 2010
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  4. pmc The evolving story of medical emergency teams in quality improvement
    Andre Carlos Kajdacsy Balla Amaral
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room D108, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Crit Care 13:194. 2009
    ..Involving such physicians in medical emergency teams will likely facilitate the dual roles of these as a clinical outreach arm of the intensive care unit and in identifying problems in care and leading to strategies to reduce them...
  5. pmc The impact of adverse events in the intensive care unit on hospital mortality and length of stay
    Alan J Forster
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:259. 2008
    ..We performed this study to measure the independent influence of intensive care unit (ICU) based AEs on in-hospital mortality and hospital length of stay...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding medical error and improving patient safety in the inpatient setting
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, UCSF Box 0120, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:847-67. 2002
    ..More important, physician involvement in these initiatives will undoubtedly contribute visible leadership in promoting a culture of patient safety in hospitals and in health care...
  7. doi request reprint Implementing patient safety interventions in your hospital: what to try and what to avoid
    Sumant R Ranji
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:275-93, vii-viii. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors define a framework for evaluating patient safety interventions and discuss specific interventions hospitalists should consider...
  8. ncbi request reprint The tension between needing to improve care and knowing how to do it
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:608-13. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement strategies for hypertension management: a systematic review
    Judith M E Walsh
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 44:646-57. 2006
    ..Care remains suboptimal for many patients with hypertension...
  10. ncbi request reprint The faces of errors: a case-based approach to educating providers, policymakers, and the public about patient safety
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:665-70. 2004
    ..The Web-based Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) WebM&M was then developed as a forum that was part-reporting system and part-journal. Finally, we then applied this approach to writing a book for a popular audience...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in rates of autopsy-detected diagnostic errors over time: a systematic review
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA 289:2849-56. 2003
    ..Substantial discrepanies exist between clinical diagnoses and findings at autopsy. Autopsy may be used as a tool for quality management to analyze diagnostic discrepanies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Safe but sound: patient safety meets evidence-based medicine
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:508-13. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews: synthesis of topics related to the delivery, organization, and financing of health care
    Dena M Bravata
    Stanford University, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1056-65. 2005
    ..As the primary literature on these topics expands, so will opportunities to develop additional novel methods for performing high-quality comprehensive syntheses...
  14. pmc Should we use large scale healthcare interventions without clear evidence that benefits outweigh costs and harms? No
    C Seth Landefeld
    University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    BMJ 336:1277. 2008
  15. doi request reprint Surveillance search techniques identified the need to update systematic reviews
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:755-62. 2008
    ..This article reports on literature surveillance methods to identify new evidence eligible for updating systematic reviews...
  16. ncbi request reprint The patient safety movement will help, not harm, quality
    Robert M Wachter
    Ann Intern Med 141:326-7. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Still no magic bullets: pursuing more rigorous research in quality improvement
    Kaveh G Shojania
    Am J Med 116:778-80. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint MedGenMed's selection of the top 10 medical/health stories of 2002
    Kaveh G Shojania
    MedGenMed 4:2. 2002