G D Schiff

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ability of practitioners to identify solid oral dosage tablets
    Gordon D Schiff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, John Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:838-43. 2006
  2. pmc Effects of type and level of training on variation in physician knowledge in the use and acquisition of blood cultures: a cross sectional survey
    Jorge P Parada
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:71. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Computerized prescribing: building the electronic infrastructure for better medication usage
    G D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    JAMA 279:1024-9. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Introduction: Communicating critical test results
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Stroger Hospital, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:63-5, 61. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Missed hypothyroidism diagnosis uncovered by linking laboratory and pharmacy data
    Gordon D Schiff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk Street, Rm 901, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:574-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Standardized pill imprint codes: a pharma fantasy
    Gordon Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Department of Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Med Syst 28:1-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Community health centers and the underserved: eliminating disparities or increasing despair
    Gordon Schiff
    Cook County Hospital, Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612 9985, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:307-11. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Decompensated heart failure: symptoms, patterns of onset, and contributing factors
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, 1900 W Polk, Room 901 AX, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Med 114:625-30. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Linking laboratory and pharmacy: opportunities for reducing errors and improving care
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:893-900. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint High rates of adverse effects and patient unawareness of withdrawn lipid-lowering drug combination in a public hospital clinic
    Gordon D Schiff
    Departments of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cook County Hospital, 1900 W Polk Street, Room 901, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:643-5. 2002

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Ability of practitioners to identify solid oral dosage tablets
    Gordon D Schiff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, John Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:838-43. 2006
    ..Physicians' and pharmacists' ability to correctly identify three commonly used oral dosage forms was assessed...
  2. pmc Effects of type and level of training on variation in physician knowledge in the use and acquisition of blood cultures: a cross sectional survey
    Jorge P Parada
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:71. 2005
    ..Little is known about physician training and BCX-related knowledge. We sought to assess variations in caregiver BCX-related knowledge, and their relation to medical training...
  3. ncbi request reprint Computerized prescribing: building the electronic infrastructure for better medication usage
    G D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    JAMA 279:1024-9. 1998
    ..Development of this tool has been impeded by a number of conceptual, implementation, and policy barriers. Overcoming these constraints will require clinically and professionally guided vision and leadership...
  4. ncbi request reprint Introduction: Communicating critical test results
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Stroger Hospital, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:63-5, 61. 2005
    ..The need for improving the timeliness of the communication of critical test results is reflected in a Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal and is the basis for this special issue of the Journal...
  5. ncbi request reprint Missed hypothyroidism diagnosis uncovered by linking laboratory and pharmacy data
    Gordon D Schiff
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk Street, Rm 901, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:574-7. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Standardized pill imprint codes: a pharma fantasy
    Gordon Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Department of Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Med Syst 28:1-7. 2004
    ..This paper presents a fictitious case study of an elderly patient succumbing to digoxin overdose illustrating the dilemmas posed in the tablet-imprint debate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Community health centers and the underserved: eliminating disparities or increasing despair
    Gordon Schiff
    Cook County Hospital, Department of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60612 9985, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:307-11. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Decompensated heart failure: symptoms, patterns of onset, and contributing factors
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, 1900 W Polk, Room 901 AX, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Med 114:625-30. 2003
    ..To examine the time course, contributing factors, and patient responses to decompensated heart failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Linking laboratory and pharmacy: opportunities for reducing errors and improving care
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:893-900. 2003
    ..While many guidelines, admonitions, and rules exist regarding drugs and the laboratory, substantial new knowledge and evidence in this area are needed. Focusing on these unmet needs and accompanying logistical challenges is a priority...
  10. ncbi request reprint High rates of adverse effects and patient unawareness of withdrawn lipid-lowering drug combination in a public hospital clinic
    Gordon D Schiff
    Departments of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cook County Hospital, 1900 W Polk Street, Room 901, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:643-5. 2002
    ..Examine use, patient awareness and outcomes of concurrent cerivastatin and gemfibrozil in a public hospital clinic system 2 weeks following cerivastatin withdrawal...
  11. ncbi request reprint An unsuspecting American with no Medicare coverage--me!
    Gordon Schiff
    Cook County Hospital, Department of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:202-6. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Computerized prescriber order entry: models and hurdles
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:1456-60. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving inpatient antibiotic prescribing: insights from participation in a national collaborative
    G D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:387-402. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating physician performance at individualizing care: a pilot study tracking contextual errors in medical decision making
    Saul J Weiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:726-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and test a methodology for measuring physicians' performance at contextualizing care and compare it to their performance at planning biomedically appropriate care...
  15. doi request reprint Minimizing diagnostic error: the importance of follow-up and feedback
    Gordon D Schiff
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 121:S38-42. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Failure to recognize and act on abnormal test results: the case of screening bone densitometry
    Peter Cram
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:90-7. 2005
    ..Failure to follow up on abnormal test results is common. A model was developed to capture the reasons why providers did not take action on abnormal test results...
  17. ncbi request reprint The who, what, when, where, whom, and how of hospitalist care
    Gordon D Schiff
    Ann Intern Med 139:76-7. 2003