Jeffrey Horbar

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality and morbidity for very low birth weight infants, 1991-1999
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    University of Vermont Department of Pediatrics, Burlington, Vermont Vermont Oxford Network, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 110:143-51. 2002
  2. pmc The Vermont Oxford Neonatal Encephalopathy Registry: rationale, methods, and initial results
    Robert H Pfister
    University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:84. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Mortality and neonatal morbidity among infants 501 to 1500 grams from 2000 to 2009
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Pediatrics 129:1019-26. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The Vermont Oxford Network: a community of practice
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Clin Perinatol 37:29-47. 2010
  5. pmc Collaborative quality improvement to promote evidence based surfactant for preterm infants: a cluster randomised trial
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Vermont Oxford Network, 33 Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    BMJ 329:1004. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Timing of initial surfactant treatment for infants 23 to 29 weeks' gestation: is routine practice evidence based?
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1593-602. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Fetal infants: the fate of 4172 infants with birth weights of 401 to 500 grams--the Vermont Oxford Network experience (1996-2000)
    Jerold F Lucey
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0068, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1559-66. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient misidentification in the neonatal intensive care unit: quantification of risk
    James E Gray
    Center for Patient Safety in Neonatal Intensive Care, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e43-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Adverse events in the neonatal intensive care unit: development, testing, and findings of an NICU-focused trigger tool to identify harm in North American NICUs
    Paul J Sharek
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 700 Welch Rd, Suite 227, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1332-40. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint NIC/Q 2000: establishing habits for improvement in neonatal intensive care units
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Vermont Oxford Network, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e397-410. 2003

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality and morbidity for very low birth weight infants, 1991-1999
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    University of Vermont Department of Pediatrics, Burlington, Vermont Vermont Oxford Network, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 110:143-51. 2002
    ..Medical care for very low birth weight (VLBW) infants and their mothers has changed dramatically during the 1990s, yet it is unclear how these changes have affected mortality and morbidity...
  2. pmc The Vermont Oxford Neonatal Encephalopathy Registry: rationale, methods, and initial results
    Robert H Pfister
    University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:84. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Mortality and neonatal morbidity among infants 501 to 1500 grams from 2000 to 2009
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Pediatrics 129:1019-26. 2012
    ..To identify changes in mortality and neonatal morbidities for infants with birth weight 501 to 1500 g born from 2000 to 2009...
  4. doi request reprint The Vermont Oxford Network: a community of practice
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Clin Perinatol 37:29-47. 2010
    ..In this paper the authors discuss the activities and programs sponsored by the Network to achieve those goals...
  5. pmc Collaborative quality improvement to promote evidence based surfactant for preterm infants: a cluster randomised trial
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Vermont Oxford Network, 33 Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    BMJ 329:1004. 2004
    ..To test a multifaceted collaborative quality improvement intervention designed to promote evidence based surfactant treatment for preterm infants of 23-29 weeks' gestation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Timing of initial surfactant treatment for infants 23 to 29 weeks' gestation: is routine practice evidence based?
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1593-602. 2004
    ..To describe the timing of initial surfactant treatment for high-risk preterm infants in routine practice and compare these findings with evidence from randomized trials and published guidelines...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fetal infants: the fate of 4172 infants with birth weights of 401 to 500 grams--the Vermont Oxford Network experience (1996-2000)
    Jerold F Lucey
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0068, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1559-66. 2004
    ..Improvement in the survival of extremely low birth weight infants requires that we evaluate the limits of our care and assess the impact of treatment on a population of infants who previously rarely survived...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient misidentification in the neonatal intensive care unit: quantification of risk
    James E Gray
    Center for Patient Safety in Neonatal Intensive Care, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e43-7. 2006
    ..To quantify the potential for misidentification among NICU patients resulting from similarities in patient names or hospital medical record numbers (MRNs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adverse events in the neonatal intensive care unit: development, testing, and findings of an NICU-focused trigger tool to identify harm in North American NICUs
    Paul J Sharek
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 700 Welch Rd, Suite 227, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1332-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of this work was to develop a NICU-focused tool for adverse event detection and to describe the incidence of adverse events in NICUs identified by this tool...
  10. ncbi request reprint NIC/Q 2000: establishing habits for improvement in neonatal intensive care units
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Vermont Oxford Network, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e397-410. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Voluntary anonymous reporting of medical errors for neonatal intensive care
    Gautham Suresh
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1609-18. 2004
    ..We developed a voluntary, anonymous, Internet-based reporting system for medical errors in neonatal intensive care, evaluated its feasibility, and identified errors that affect high-risk neonates and their families...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving newborn preventive services at the birth hospitalization: a collaborative, hospital-based quality-improvement project
    Charles E Mercier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 120:481-8. 2007
    ..The goal was to test the effectiveness of a statewide, collaborative, hospital-based quality-improvement project targeting preventive services delivered to healthy newborns during the birth hospitalization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pretransport and posttransport characteristics and outcomes of neonates who were admitted to a cardiac intensive care unit
    Scott B Yeager
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1070-7. 2006
    ..The objective for this study was to characterize the impact and the safety of transporting neonates with known or suspected cardiac abnormalities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Indirect vs direct hospital quality indicators for very low-birth-weight infants
    Jeannette A Rogowski
    RAND, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
    JAMA 291:202-9. 2004
    ..In the absence of direct-quality measures based on patient outcomes, the standards currently in place for many conditions rely on indirect-quality measures such as patient volume...
  15. ncbi request reprint Variations in the quality of care for very-low-birthweight infants: implications for policy
    Jeannette A Rogowski
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:88-97. 2004
    ..Referral of high-risk births to hospitals with the best outcomes is another promising strategy...
  16. pmc Mortality among very low-birthweight infants in hospitals serving minority populations
    Leo S Morales
    University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2206-12. 2005
    ..We investigated whether the proportion of Black very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants treated by hospitals is associated with neonatal mortality for Black and White VLBW infants...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cochrane neonatal systematic reviews: a survey of the evidence for neonatal therapies
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Clin Perinatol 30:285-304. 2003
    ..Most CNRG reviews were current. There is a continuing need to prepare systematic review of therapies not yet covered and to keep an increasing number of reviews up-to-date...
  18. ncbi request reprint Revalidation of the Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology in the Vermont Oxford Network
    John A F Zupancic
    Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Rose Building, Room 318, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e156-63. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Using organizational assessment surveys for improvement in neonatal intensive care
    G Ross Baker
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 111:e419-25. 2003
    ..Problems with organizational culture, lack of or poor team communications, and conflict are often seen as barriers to improvement efforts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Marginal increase in cost and excess length of stay associated with nosocomial bloodstream infections in surviving very low birth weight infants
    Nathaniel R Payne
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospitals and Clinics, 2525 Chicago Ave South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Pediatrics 114:348-55. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the marginal cost and excess LOS caused by NBIs in surviving VLBW infants in different BW categories...

Research Grants3

  1. EVIDENCE-BASED SURFACTANT THERAPY FOR PRETERM INFANTS
    Jeffrey Horbar; Fiscal Year: 2001
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