Patricia Halfon

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring potentially avoidable hospital readmissions
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:573-87. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of the potentially avoidable hospital readmission rate as a routine indicator of the quality of hospital care
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Care 44:972-81. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening inappropriate hospital days on the basis of routinely available data
    P Halfon
    The Planning and Evaluation Office, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire Vaudois Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:289-99. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of falls for hospitalized patients: a predictive model based on routinely available data
    P Halfon
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 17, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1258-66. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk-adjusted rates for potentially avoidable reoperations were computed from routine hospital data
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:56-67. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Test result-based sampling: an efficient design for estimating the accuracy of patient safety indicators
    Patrick Taffe
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Decis Making 32:E1-12. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Surgical safety and hospital volume across a wide range of interventions
    Yves Eggli
    Institute of Health Economics and Management, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Care 48:962-71. 2010
  8. pmc Comparing potentially avoidable hospitalization rates related to ambulatory care sensitive conditions in Switzerland: the need to refine the definition of health conditions and to adjust for population health status
    Yves Eggli
    Institute of Health Economics and Management, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne Faculty of Business and Economics and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Route de Chavannes 31, CH 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:25. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Disease identification based on ambulatory drugs dispensation and in-hospital ICD-10 diagnoses: a comparison
    Patricia Halfon
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:453. 2013
  10. pmc Identifying priorities in methodological research using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data: report from an international consortium
    Carolyn De Coster
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:77. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring potentially avoidable hospital readmissions
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:573-87. 2002
    ..The proposed measure could be used as an indicator of inpatient care outcome. However, the instrument should be validated using other sets of data from various hospitals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of the potentially avoidable hospital readmission rate as a routine indicator of the quality of hospital care
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Care 44:972-81. 2006
    ..The hospital readmission rate has been proposed as an important outcome indicator computable from routine statistics. However, most commonly used measures raise conceptual issues...
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening inappropriate hospital days on the basis of routinely available data
    P Halfon
    The Planning and Evaluation Office, Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire Vaudois Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:289-99. 2001
    ..This study examines the performance of three tests based on routinely collected data when screening inappropriate hospital days...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of falls for hospitalized patients: a predictive model based on routinely available data
    P Halfon
    Health Care Evaluation Unit, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 17, CH 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1258-66. 2001
    ..Hospitals can use these rates for evaluation. Recommendations for measuring, monitoring and assessing fall rates are also given...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk-adjusted rates for potentially avoidable reoperations were computed from routine hospital data
    Patricia Halfon
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, University of Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:56-67. 2007
    ..The study aimed to develop a screening algorithm for those potentially avoidable, using only routinely collected hospital data and a prediction model to adjust rates for case-mix...
  6. doi request reprint Test result-based sampling: an efficient design for estimating the accuracy of patient safety indicators
    Patrick Taffe
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Decis Making 32:E1-12. 2012
    ..We tested a sampling design based on test results (verification-biased sampling [VBS]) that minimizes the number of subjects to be verified...
  7. doi request reprint Surgical safety and hospital volume across a wide range of interventions
    Yves Eggli
    Institute of Health Economics and Management, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Med Care 48:962-71. 2010
    ..Extending the analysis to a broader range of interventions and outcomes is necessary before adopting policies based on minimum volume thresholds...
  8. pmc Comparing potentially avoidable hospitalization rates related to ambulatory care sensitive conditions in Switzerland: the need to refine the definition of health conditions and to adjust for population health status
    Yves Eggli
    Institute of Health Economics and Management, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne Faculty of Business and Economics and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Route de Chavannes 31, CH 1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:25. 2014
    ..The objectives of the study was to examine the impact of more extensive risk adjustment on regional comparisons and to investigate the relationship between various area-level factors and the properly adjusted rates...
  9. doi request reprint Disease identification based on ambulatory drugs dispensation and in-hospital ICD-10 diagnoses: a comparison
    Patricia Halfon
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, 1010, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:453. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to test the accuracy of drugs-based morbidity groups derived from the World Health Organization Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification of drugs by checking them against diagnoses-based groups...
  10. pmc Identifying priorities in methodological research using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data: report from an international consortium
    Carolyn De Coster
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:77. 2006
    ..This paper presents a list of high-priority methodological areas for researchers using health administrative data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coding algorithms for defining comorbidities in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 43:1130-9. 2005
    ..Recognizing this, we conducted a multistep process to develop ICD-10 coding algorithms to define Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in administrative data and assess the performance of the resulting algorithms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory healthcare information system: a conceptual framework
    Yves Eggli
    Ecole des HEC, Universite de Lausanne, Institut d économie et de management de la santé, Av César Roux 19, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Health Policy 78:26-38. 2006
    ..The additional costs of this surveillance system should not exceed Euro 2 million per year (Euro 0.3 per capita)...
  13. pmc A methodology to estimate the potential to move inpatient to one day surgery
    Nicolas Gilliard
    Anesthesiology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1005 Lausanne
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:78. 2006
    ..We propose an algorithmic method, using only routinely available hospital data to identify surgical hospitalizations that could have been performed as one day treatment...